Job Number: 20015341

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 7-22-2017

Job Title: Senior Consultant, SAP HANA & Basis Administrator

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Function: Information Technology Function -- Information Technology is responsible for the effective development, delivery and operation of computing and information services. Anticipates, plans and delivers IT solutions and strategy which enable business value.

Family: Software & Information Platforms -- Software and Information Platforms is responsible for technical configuration, design, administration, development, implementation and support of SAP application and information frameworks that Cardinal Health application solutions utilize.


The position of Senior HANA Database & Basis Administrator will be part of a SAP CoE team with primary responsibility to support S4 HANA landscape hosted on AWS cloud to ensure optimal performance, availability and efficiency. This position with require leadership qualities for building best practices around database performance optimization of HANA and achieve continuous improvement through SQL tuning that will require good working knowledge in HANA modeling and query design along demand good working knowledge of Amazon cloud administration. Experienced and proven technology leadership skillsets to play effective solution owner role to enable new and evolving technologies. Working experience in Amazon Cloud


• Measurement of DBMS performance and tuning; diagnosis of problems

• Modification of system-level configuration to optimize performance

• Interface with developers and data modelers for performance and data access requirements

• Development of standards and procedures for the HANA database environment

• Performance tuning for system wide performance issues

• Planning, installation, and maintenance of HANA DBMS software

• Database security and diagnostic maintenance; capacity planning & administration

• HANA Database – Proactive Administration

• Resolves support issues involving production systems

• Designs and tune HANA models to provide analytics solution for Business KPIs

• Working experience in creating HANA attributes view, calculation view and analytic view

• Good understanding of Cloud hosting solutions

• Working experience of implementing or supporting SAP landscape hosted in Amazon Cloud

• Working experience of designing HA/DR solution on Amazon Cloud

• Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope

• Works on future Mergers & Acquisitions projects

• Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of experience in related field
  • 3+ years of database administration experience, supporting SAP applications and with SAP HANA installations
  • SAP Certified Technology Specialist (Edition 2014) – SAP HANA Installation (E_HANAINS142)
  • Amazon Associate Certification preferred
  • Strong understanding of SAP systems, in memory database technology as well as hardware
  • Strong database administration experience (HANA, DB2, Oracle, MaxDB) supporting ERP technologies
  • Experience with database high availability technologies on premise and cloud
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication

Customer-centric focus with deep expertise:

  • Understands customers and internal shareholders’ needs

  • Asks the right questions and challenges appropriately to consider all risks and possibilities and proactively generates creative solutions

  • Is sought out for specific area of deep expertise and provides insightful perspective as a credible, trusted expert

  • Consistently keeps functional/technical knowledge “fresh” by learning new things

Builds strong relationships; fosters teamwork and develops others:

  • Works collaboratively across groups

  • Helps others and generously shares expertise, best practice, information and knowledge

  • Dedicates time to influence, coach, motivate and mentor others

  • Builds a strong network of relationships

  • Listens well, is approachable and engaged; Leads by example

  • Leverages the strengths of others

Is a genuine leader who is focused on getting the right things done:

• Holds self and others accountable to high standards; delivers high quality results

• Is self aware, learns from wins, failures, and mistakes and turns them into opportunities

• Seeks and gives transparent feedback on a regular basis and consistently adjusts

• Embraces change quickly and can navigate through ambiguity; looks for ways to improve how things are done

• Earns respect through quality deliverables and challenging ideas appropriately

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering