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Sr. SAP HANA Database Administrator
at Hallmark
Kansas City, MO

Sr. SAP HANA Database Administrator
at Hallmark
Kansas City, MO

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Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.


At Hallmark our Information Technology (IT) division is vital to helping Hallmark win in the marketplace. We play a leadership role in identifying, developing and managing technology and process solutions; we pro-actively partner with business areas to develop new capabilities, build reliable solutions and efficiently manage the corporation’s investment in technology and end-to-end processes.



The SAP HANA Database Analyst is responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of the component of SAP database systems and will assist in the planning, designing, and architecting of SAP systems across a variety of platforms and database. This role will interact with the SAP development teams, SAP configuration teams, various technical teams, and business stakeholders to optimize and maintain overall SAP reliability, availability, and performance.



The Database team is within the IT Operations and Infrastructure organization.  The team is highly collaborative and engages with nearly all projects and areas of IT.  The team is responsible for managing the full life cycle of all Hallmark database technologies.



  • Administers SAP HANA system integration within an SAP Landscape.
    • Key roles include: HANA Security, HANA Architecture, HANA SLT & DBMS Configuration, HANA Migrations, HANA System Monitoring, HANA Install & Config, & HANA Health Checks and Monitoring.
  • Installs support packs and conducts upgrades
  • Completed backups/recovery, system refresh and troubleshooting
  • Administers databases, conducts failover and disaster recovery of production systems
  • Monitors and ensures performance of SAP systems
  • Works independently or in teams and can effectively gain insight and develop solutions to meet the business needs


Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.



You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or computer engineering OR 5+ years SAP Basis experience managing SAP environments
  • 3+ years’ database administration experience across any platform.
  • 3+ years’ experience with SAP HANA database administration, upgrades, migrations, and implementations.
  • 3+ years’ experience with Linux/Unix scripting experience especially in Shell/Perl/Python.
  • 3+ years’ experience with multiple full lifecycles of SAP implementations.



Your resume will stand out if you have:

  • 5+ years’ database administration experience across any platform
  • 2+ years SAP S/4 HANA database administration experience with upgrades, migrations, and implementations.
  • 2+ years HANA Enterprise platform administration, provisioning security and roles, object, column and row level security.
  • HANA Data Services and Smart Data Access (Data Virtualization) experience.
  • Functional knowledge of SAP S/4 capabilities such as Sales & Distribution, Warehouse Management, Materials Management, Production & Production Planning, etc.
  • SLT installation, configuration and replication monitoring.
  • Business Objects Data Services (BODS) set up and maintenance.
  • Solution Manager setup and configuration Change and Transport System (CTS+).
  • Experience in SAP S/4 HANA 1809 implementations, SAP BPC for S/4 HANA implementation, SAP Customer Activity Repository (CAR) HANA implementation and/or SAP FIORI.
  • Familiarity with VMware, Citrix, Linux, or Windows System Administration.
  • Additional administrator experience with Oracle or SQL Server.
  • SAP HANA Certifications:
    • Technology Associate - OS/DB Migration for SAP NetWeaver
    • Technology Associate - SAP HANA
    • Support Associate - SAP HANA


At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That's true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. Principals only please.

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