Sr. SAP HANA BASIS Database Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success

Database Administration

SAP Basis


REQ#: RQ169369
Public Trust: MBI (T2)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Please be aware that this program only accepts U.S. Citizens or Green Card Holders / Permanent Residents.

Transform technology into opportunity as a Sr. SAP HANA BASIS Database Administrator with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator and as a Sr. SAP HANA BASIS DBA you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are seeking a seasoned Senior SAP HANA BASIS Database Administrator with 5+ years of experience in SAP HANA database systems, SAP BW, SAP business planning and consolidation, and SAP BASIS administration.


  • Lead the planning, installation, configuration, and upgrade of SAP HANA database systems across various environments such as development, testing, and production.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement high-availability and disaster recovery solutions for SAP HANA databases, aligning BASIS and database requirements.

  • Monitor and ensure the health, performance, and security of SAP HANA databases by diagnosing and resolving technical issues, performance bottlenecks, and connectivity problems, while optimizing BASIS configurations.

  • Implement and manage database backup and recovery strategies to safeguard data integrity and availability, including routine backups, restoration tests, and disaster recovery drills, while coordinating with BASIS for system recoveries.

  • Maintain and enhance database security by implementing access controls, encryption, and compliance with industry regulations and organizational policies, in alignment with SAP BASIS security practices.

  • Perform regular maintenance tasks, such as system updates, patches, and performance tuning, to optimize the performance of SAP HANA databases.

  • Develop and maintain system documentation, including installation procedures, configuration guides, and operational runbooks, while incorporating BASIS-specific guidelines.

  • Lead troubleshooting efforts during critical incidents, providing timely resolutions and root cause analysis to prevent future occurrences, collaborating closely with SAP BASIS teams.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior SAP HANA BASIS DBAs and other team members, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.

  • Stay current with the latest SAP HANA releases, updates, and industry best practices, evaluating their impact on our database infrastructure and BASIS operations.

  • Collaborate with SAP functional and BASIS teams to ensure seamless integration of database systems with SAP applications and services, aligning all aspects of SAP landscape management.

  • Apply SAP BW and SAP BPC expertise to enhance the performance and reliability of our data warehousing and planning applications.


  • 5+ years of hands on experience as SAP HANA database administrator

  • Experience in SAP BASIS administration, including SAP system installations, upgrades, patches, and transports.

  • Experience in supporting SAP BW and SAP BPC.

  • Experience in SAP landscape design, system configuration, and integration with SAP applications.

  • Experience with SAP user and role management, transport management, and client administration.

  • Proficient in SAP performance tuning, system monitoring, and proactive maintenance activities

  • Experience with SAP security concepts, including user provisioning, authorization concepts, and SAP security notes application.

  • Experience with SAP Solution Manager for system monitoring, maintenance, and incident management.

  • Experience in scripting and automation (e.g., SAP scripts, Python, Bash, etc.) for BASIS and database tasks.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Public Trust MBI Clearance.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience.


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $86,672 - $130,008. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT 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 veteran status, or any other protected class.