SAP NS2 - Senior SAP HANA DBA (157879)


Location: Herndon, VA, US
Ref-Code: 157879
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0-10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services, and SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.



  • Support a Production Cloud environment built on SAP HANA, Oracle, and MSSQL database technologies
  • Debug end-to-end issues that occur within production Hana environments
  • Performance tuning of SAP HANA DB for use with SAP HCM applications
  • Implement and monitor replication technologies related to SAP HANA including SAP Replication Server, SDI, and DS
  • Close cooperation with development: set up systems and scenarios enabling development to provide fixes in the shortest possible time period
  • Analyze performance and scalability of the SAP HANA database providing input for architectural enhancements
  • Support multiple 24/7/365 customer facing SAP HANA database environments
  • Must be able to provide rotating on call support and after-hours support for system maintenance
  • Close collaboration with Services and Delivery teams to analyze issues between the app and database
  • Set-up database monitoring solutions and reporting functions for interaction with operations
  • Design and deliver operational processes for monitoring and troubleshooting SAP HANA database


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related technical discipline
  • 7+ years of technical experience in database architecture (preferably SAP HANA related)
  • 3+ years practical experience with SAP HANA in a quality, test, or development environment
  • Experienced professional in database performance tuning focusing on SAP HANA, and MSSQL to a lesser degree
  • Experience with data replication technologies including SAP Replication Server, Smart Data Integration, and Data Services
  • Experience with other database technologies including Microsoft MSSQL, Oracle, and MySQL beneficial
  • Experience with database monitoring and reporting beneficial
  • Prior experience with Amazon AWS, GovCloud, Azure, VSphere or other virtualization technologies beneficial
  • Experience in ITIL environment, with an understanding of release workflow such as Production, QA, Test, and Dev.
  • Prior experience supporting federal agencies is a plus
  • SAP HANA database experience
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of data base architectures
  • Advanced LINUX and UNIX skills and experience
  • Expert communication and documentation skills
  • Practical experience of programming languages:
    • Excellent knowledge of SQL
    • Python, and Shell-Scripting
  • All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer
  • U.S. citizenship is required