Full Time Job

Sr Administrator - SAP Business Objects

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 06-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role:
The successful candidate will demonstrate in-depth experience with numerous aspects of SAP Business Objects (BO) to include platform architecture and administration, security model, universe and front-end report design, and application integration utilizing the Business Objects Software Development Kit (SDK). The candidate will support SAP Business Objects as a shared service across the enterprise with diverse data sources such as IBM DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata, AWS Redshift, and others. The successful candidate will deploy and support integration and onboarding of business applications into a shared multi-tenant global Business Objects environment. Solid awareness of Information Security standards and policies are preferred to ensure all deployed objects and configuration settings are highly secure and available. The candidate will work directly with systems and software engineers and architects to implement solution designs in a large complex worldwide enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:
• Maintaining BO architecture documentation, administration, upgrade and patching support.
• Maintaining prompt remediation to BO-related Info-Security threats and vulnerabilities
• Providing guidance and enforcing consistent policies for design and development of system connectivity and architecture, Information Design Tool, universes, and reports for new and existing tenant applications integrating into the shared global BO environment.
• Interacts with other internal departments such as database administrators, web technologies, identity management, and outside consultants to deliver scalable and highly effective analytic solutions
• Promotion of reports/universes/users along with security settings from lower to higher-level environments following Change Management processes.
• Installing and configuring client connectivity to different databases like HANA, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata, AWS Redshift
• Building WEBI , Crystal reports and Universes based on project demand
• Design and implement security by creating user groups, granting access to BO based applications to users and adding security restrictions (application level, folder level, and object level) based on user profile and user groups.
• Create access levels (Developer, Reporter, Viewer, etc.) based on project and business needs.
• Tracking, troubleshooting, analysis, and resolution of End User incidents and tickets; resolves customer issues within the service level agreement
• Participates in and contribute to the implementation of best industry practices
• Qualifications & Experiences:
• Six (6) or more years in BO Administration of Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform to include the latest 4.3 software version.
• Six (6) or more years total experience supporting enterprise-class applications in a significant engineering or administrative role.
• Two(2) or more years of experience in designing & building WEBI and Crystal reports in Business Objects environment
• Experience with BO-AWS Cloud-based connectivity and integration points.
• Experience with integrating BO with multiple SAP-based platforms (ECC; BW; CRM; S/4 HANA; BW/4 HANA; SCM; GRC; Fiori and SAP Portal; etc)
• Experience with Window Server OS, Windows Security, Firewalls, and Networking
• Experience with Oracle, DB2 and other enterprise-level databases.
• Proficient in promotion management, version management, creating/modifying universes using IDT, and the creation and troubleshooting of Crystal reports, WebI reports and SAP Analysis for MS Office.
• Experience with BO audit reports, audit universe and the BO metadata model
• Experience with application integrations utilizing the BO SDK.
• Experience with Web Application Server Design and Development using Apache Tomcat
• Strong communication and collaboration skills with a track record of taking solution ownership
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills both written and verbal to include translating complex technical issues clearly to both technical and non-technical parties
• Ability to provide clear communication to senior management on issue identification and resolution
• Leverage business knowledge and understanding to translate complex business analysis and reporting requirements into technical designs
• The ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
• Understanding of SAP applications and its functionalities is an added advantage.
• Must be able to pay close attention to complex detail and understand written and oral instructions.
• Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively.
• Must be able to work well under time constraints.
• Willingness to learn new technologies at an accelerated pace
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities, communicating changes in scope and schedule to all parties concerned.
• Must be service-oriented.
• Must be able to work independently with a high degree of self-motivation, commitment, and integrity
• Must be able to work flexible hours, including possible overtime, when necessary.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• D. Preferred:
• Understanding of BW data loads using process chains
• Working knowledge of BW backend building blocks, including info-providers, transformation, and data transfer process
• Support experience with Bex queries and AO workbooks Knowledge of information broadcasting and reports bursting is a plus
• First-level support for BI reporting (Bex/AO workbooks) experience, such as the concept of hierarchy, filter, and slice and dice of the reports to derive the desired result for business need
• Corporate Information Security certification
• SAP BO Administrator and/other certifications
• Knowledge of Entertainment Industry and business applications is an added advantage
• Experience with AWS
• Experience with authentication applications with OKTA, AD, and SSO
• Oral/Written fluency in Other Non-English languages

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

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