Romania Remote

Senior SAP Basis Specialist



Ciklum is looking for a Senior SAP Basis Specialist to join our team full-time in Romania.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As a Senior SAP Basis Specialist, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow. We are enabling digital transformation for some of the largest household names and platforms in the digital economy. Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible and join the global projects redefining industries. We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

Join a dynamic team and contribute to cutting-edge solutions for a leading European fashion retailer, a major player in the industry with a legacy of entrepreneurship. The IT division serves as the epicenter of technological innovation, overseeing network infrastructure, backend systems, digital technology, and essential services. Be part of an organization with a century-long history of excellence in fashion retail, shaping the future of fashion technology.


  • As a member of our operation team you play an important role in ensuring the customer’s systems stability and performance
  • You are responsible for the appropriate and timely handling of incidents
  • You serve the customer with your professional competence on technical matters around SAP Basis operations



  • Fluent conversational English
  • Proactive approach to build the processes and find the root cause of accruing issues
  • Contributor’s approach and an eye for solutions and improvements


  • More than 5 years practical experience in SAP system operations in a heterogeneous environment with various database and OS combinations
  • Practical knowledge of SAP platform architecture
  • Practical experience of database administration
  • Experience with new technologies like Sybase and HANA
  • Practical experience regarding incident analyze and incident solving
  • Experience regarding SAP System performance analyze and optimization
  • Competence in the following areas: OS, network, printing and interfaces

More than 5 years in:

  • SAP Basis administration of SAP Java Stack PI systems, release 7.31 
  • SAP Basis administration of SAP Double Stack PI Systems, release 7.00
  • SAP PI Basis application configuration and monitoring, especially:
    • Java process configuration and monitoring (processes and threads utilization, system utilization: Server Nodes & Instance utilization like CPU, memory, garbage collection)
    • Configuration and monitoring of SAP PI specific basis parameters: Connection Factory, RFC parameters, Configure load balancing for cross system communication, Java PI service parameters)
    • Analyzing Java Log Viewer (Expert View)
  • Monitoring PI Message transfers and analyzing technical issues (IDOC, SOAP, RFC, http/s, FTP error messages)
  • Experience in supporting PI application teams to solve technical issues
  • Strong error analysis skills together with structured approach performing RCA analyses and implementing measures to improve system availability
  • Strong skills working independently in terms of responsibility ensuring system availability (proactively monitoring the systems, identifying measurements to improve system availability and performance, plan & implement improvements in alignment with system owners and application teams)


  • SAP technical certifications
  • Experience with Linux and/or Windows environments
  • SAP Managed service experience
  • Conduct and document root cause analysis to identify and resolve issues effectively
  • Experience with various Databases (Oracle, MSSQL, MaxDB or DB2).

Personal skills

  • You are ready to take responsibility and prioritize tasks, as well as to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly
  • You work well autonomously and without close supervision
  • You act as a team player
  • You express highly developed communication skills, both toward team colleagues, clients, as well as other stakeholders
  • You are committed to timely delivery of quality results
  • You are knowledge seeking, up-to-date with latest SAP technologies and SAP technology trends
  • You are willing to work in an international/cross-cultural environment.

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance and Mental Health programs. We also provide you with meal vouchers to fuel your mind and body
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Pluralsight licenses, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just don’t miss your regular team stand-up  
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them
  • Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Seize global opportunities by working with us! 

Enjoy our robust experience in various domains, a caring attitude and incredible team spirit. 

Together we will grow our business in Romania and globally!

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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