SAP Basis Administrator Job

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Date: Feb 29, 2024

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98057

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

The SAP Basis Administrator provides comprehensive SAP Basis administration and support as part of PACCARs SAP Center of Expertise. This position provides guidance and leadership in the areas of system maintenance, technologies, architecture, product roadmap design, and incident resolution.


Successful candidates are comfortable working with SAP HANA,  S4, , Fiori, Sidecar, SAP ECC 6.0, SAP NetWeaver 7.x - BW 7.x and Portal 7.x, SAP Solution Manager 7.x, ChaRM, and SAP PI 7.x. Candidates have demonstrated experience performing installations, upgrades, federated portal configuration, SPAM/SAINT upgrades, JSPM upgrades, support pack and enhancement packs upgrade, performance tuning, maintenance planner, Early Watch configuration, configure CTS+, diagnostic setup for end-to-end analysis, system landscape directory(SLD) configuration, and ABAP proxy configuration.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Provide production support of multi-tiered environment, including 24x7 on-call support as required.

  • Demonstrate ability to plan, organize and complete work with little or no supervision while keeping management fully informed of plans and progress.

  • Act as information resource and internal consultant for SAP systems by performing systems analysis and requirements gathering.

  • Evaluates new versions or updates to systems to determine feasibility for use, prepares detailed plans for adoption, and makes recommendations to IT management. Upon approval, installs, tests, documents, and supports new versions or updates to SAP software; requires high levels of coordination with other IT groups, vendors, and PACCAR stakeholders.

  • Develop detailed plans, diagrams, and documentation to implement company-wide projects, communicating with and coordinating among vendors, end users, and Information Technology staff. Projects may be highly complex, introduce new technology, or have advanced requirements for integration with other systems.

  • Document and enforce departmental policies and standards, develop and maintains system solutions that maximize quality, performance, availability, scalability and security.

  • Responsible for proactive system monitoring and tuning for all SAP systems. This includes key performance indicators and trend reporting.

  • Acts as a source for direction, training and guidance for less experienced departmental staff.


  • 5+ years SAP Basis Administration, to include Oracle, and AIX/Linux OS.

  • 3+ years of SAP HANA experience  

  • Experience implementing or upgrading SAP landscapes.

  • Experience with SAP NetWeaver, PI/PO configuration and administration.

  • Experience monitoring ABAP dumps and database locks.

  • Experience using SAP Solution Manager for end-to-end system monitoring and alerting.

  • Experience in SAP kernel updates, SAP plug-in, landscape management, transports, printer setups and troubleshooting.

  • Experience in creating SAP client copies and deletions.

  • SAP BTP Cloud experience is a plus

  • SAP LVM/LAMA experience is a plus

  • Maintain high level of quality while working under pressure and deadlines

  • Ability in all areas of technical writing skills for information or infrastructure systems.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.

PACCAR Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Diversity & Inclusion

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions, and increases employee engagement.


PACCAR’s IT Division promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, celebrations, and affinity groups. The IT Division has an active Diversity Council and supports initiatives and activities for all. PACCAR supports women through the PACCAR Women’s Association (PWA), Women in Trucking, and Women in Technology International (WITI). Educational awareness programs such as Unconscious Bias, Male Allyship and Inclusive Leadership are just a few of many trainings offered. PACCAR is a supporter of PRIDE and celebrates many different multi-cultural events. 

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for SAP Basis Administrator is $96,700 - $151,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.



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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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