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SAP Business Objects Specialist

By Independent Recruiter on August 22, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Information Technology
Contract Type: Permanent

Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Salary: R45,000 - R50,000 pm cost to company
Job Description

The SAP Business Objects Administrator/Specialist will consult and provide technical solutions to meet the requirements, improve system performance and address chronic issues.


• 3-5 years Business Objects Administration experience • Hands-on experience of the entire Business Objects stack of products - Webi, Lumira, Analysis for Office, Analysis for OLAP including installation, troubleshooting, upgrade, configuration, and maintenance of SAP Business Objects environments and all relevant components. • Strong Knowledge of Clustering in a LINUX environment fail over and Maintenance • Understanding of Standards, Best Practices, procedures & Key Metrics to enhance operational & Platform Stability. • Performance Tuning Experience • Understanding of Multi tenancy • Proficient in SQL & MDX (Critical) • Exposure to SAP HANA • Must be able to work with Architects, BI developers and end users • General familiarity with Financial institutions

Job Requirements

• Grade 12 • Information Technology Qualification • Business Objects (BOBJ) Admin Certification (recommended)

Job Duties

 Interpret business requirements for technical design • Capture business requirements into technical spec design • Manage Business Objects Tenants(clients) – standards and principles • Maintain Business Objects 4.x platform in a LINUX environment • Execute collateral tasks (data preparation / universe design, SQL programming, deployment, etc. • Collaborate with architects, system administrators and developers to implement reporting platform • Support authentication requirements and monitoring reports and users • Make business aware of what is available in the SAP Market place • Evaluate Business Objects releases and new product features • Collaborate with infrastructure services (GTI) regarding performance and other production issues in order for performance tuning to be done • Set up connections/integrating Business Objects with other environments, e.g. SAP HANA, SAP Financials, DB2, SQL Server etc.