Abbott SAP Basis Technical Architect in Waukegan, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.


We are seeking a high caliber experienced individual with excellent communication, Basis technical expertise, analytical and problem solving, architectural, strategic and project management skills. This role requires working closely with Application/Infrastructure Technical Leads and Operations and Delivery Teams to align and implement SAP technical strategies and projects.


· Requires in-depth SAP Basis expertise with knowledge of SAP administration, configuration and maintenance for SAP environments as follows: Enterprise Portal v7.40, PI v7.40, ECC v7.40, SRM v7.40, BW/BI v7.50, BODS v4.2, BOBJ v4.1, GRC v10.1, APO/SCM v7.31, MDG v7.50, TDMS v7.02, Fiori SAPUI5, Solution Manager v7.2.

· Must have experience in working and supporting a large global integrated SAP environment with both ABAP and JAVA stacks, SAP Add-ons and third-party bolt-on products.

· Experience in researching, evaluating and applying support packs, kernel upgrades and OSS notes, performance tuning, system monitoring, system upgrades, system design and builds.

· Strong troubleshooting, problem solving/resolution skills.

· Must develop and maintain system documentation for system installation qualification.

· Working knowledge in other technical areas such as Infrastructure, database and backups/restores, storage, networking, SSL Certification, HTML, Linux, UNIX and Windows operating systems.

· Must have experience in working across all phases of project development lifecycle (Project Prep, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation, Go-Live and into ongoing Production Support).

· Experience in a large distributed and High Availability (HA) systems installation, disaster recovery, migrations, and systems build and copies.

· Experience in supporting an SAP multi-tier installation (i.e., N, N+1, N+2) and testing environment.

· Experience administering SAP systems for SOX compliance, controlled or validated environments.

Additional Job Description

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

· 6+ years’ experience as an SAP Basis administrator with demonstrated knowledge of

SAP configuration management, system/client strategies, performance tuning/monitoring, troubleshooting and problem resolution.

· Must have excellent communication, written and management skills.

· Strong technical expertise and project management skills.

· Experience in developing formal system and training documentation.

· Must have strong customer focus and experience managing customer/client expectations.

· Experience as a Technical Lead in a large global integrated SAP environment.

Ability to travel up to 10%

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email