SAP HANA Systems

Job Description

Who are we?The Sanlam Retail Affluent business (SRA) is dedicated to empower South Africans in the middle- and upper-income segments to be financially confident, secure and prosperous. With deep client understanding and a focus on excellence in technology, client and intermediary experiences, SRA delivers financial solutions including comprehensive financial planning, life- and disability insurance, credit solutions, savings and investments, retirement and fiduciary services that can be accessed through various platforms. What will you do?The HANA System DBA is expected to design, install, configure, administer, monitor and troubleshoot all components of the HANA Platform including the core database as well as the additional components and functionality. The DBA will also be responsible for integration authentication as well as administration tasks related to SDLC in HANA. The DBA will also be expected to consult with HANA developers, HANA modellers, third party Analytic and Reporting tool users as well as ingestion and ETL and security specialists What will make you successful in this role?General Administrative ResponsibilitiesWill be required to reference SAP documentation on the official siteWill be required to use the SAP support site, which include:Downloading software and patchesSearch for support notesLog and follow-up on support incidentsDay-to-day HANA Database Administration ResponsibilitiesWill be required to have an understanding of the SAP HANA system architecture, the memory model and memory usageWill be required to use the SAP HANA Cockpit to monitor system healthWill be required to use SAP HANA Studio to monitor system healthWill be required to use SAP HANA Studio and Cockpit as first line memory usage, performance and issue troubleshootingWill be required to administer virtual tables exposed via Smart Data AccessWill be required to monitor regular backups and perform ad-hoc back-upsWill be required to monitor HANA High Availability/Disaster RecoveryWill be required to destroy data on request

Responsibilities + Skills

Minimum 2 years as a SAP basisMust have an understanding of SAP backend technology example: SSL, DMZ, API, Solution Manager, HANA Cockpit, OSS support and SAP Maintenance plannerSAP Netweaver component will be an advantage


Should be able to setup and troubleshoot HANA High Availability/Disaster Recovery What will make you successful in this role, cont?HANA Security Administration Responsibilities


College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 3-4 years equivalent work experience.Work experience in SQL scripting

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 24th November 2020
  • Designation: SAP HANA Systems DBA
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Bloemfontein
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 24th November 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sanlam.
  • Address: PO Box 1. Sanlamhof 7532. Street address. Sanlam Head Office, 2 Strand Road
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Charlize Theron may have run away to Hollywood, but the Sanlam Group keeps its star power at home in South Africa. Targeting middle-market and affluent clients, the company provides insurance and wealth management services. Major segments are life insurance (including annuities and other investment products) and short-term insurance (property and casualty coverage sold through majority-owned Santam). The company has been expanding its investment business through segments including Sanlam Investment Management, its Octane hedge fund of funds, and its SIM Emerging Markets, which focuses on African economies.

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