Kforce SAP / Citrix Application Administrator in Newport Beach, California

Kforce has a client in search of a SAP/Citrix Application Administrator in Newport Beach, California (CA). Summary: The SAP/Citrix Applications Administrator will ensure the stability and integrity of critical applications that support back-office business functions. The role is responsible for performing tasks that maintain and document current versions of applications in a changing environment. The ideal candidate demonstrates a high degree of professionalism, possesses excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills. The successful team member is self-motivated and able to develop positive, collaborative relationships while working on multiple systems and projects concurrently. Primary responsibilities/essential functions: (including the following, other duties may be assigned)

  • Install, configure, and maintain software applications tasks

  • Perform detailed planning and project management of implementation activities for updates and patching

  • Confirm systems are operating as expected after datacenter maintenance is performed

  • Perform Application and Network Infrastructure testing in an Collaborative Team Environment with both Off-Shore, On-Shore IT Teams (Internal, External)

  • Optimize system performance by taking both proactive and reactive measures to correct and prevent issues

  • Submit systems and datacenter equipment requests for multiple applications

  • Create and maintain documentation of application infrastructure topology and system configurations - including versioning and vendor support schedules

  • Assist with documentation and maintenance of business application standards and procedures

  • Provide and prepare documentation as requested by third parties and/or internal client information requests for Hardware/Software/Network Configuration, Support, and Security

  • Assist with landscape design and implementation for disaster recovery testing

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Business, or related field

  • Minimum of three years of hands-on application administration experience on SAP ECC and BI, and other SAP add-ons

  • Proven experience to take initiative, work independently, and follow through

  • Experience with troubleshooting user access, application connectivity and application outages with IT staff, partners and vendors

  • Hands-on experience with system upgrades and disaster recovery planning

  • Scripting language experience in both production and development environments

  • Experience with Service Now IT Service Management or similar system

  • Experience using file transfer protocol to interface application data files within our datacenters and to third party datacenters

  • Experience administrating SAP Financials, ReadSoft Invoice Management, Revport Billing System, PeopleSoft, Citrix XenApp, and/or Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (including Hyperion) is a plus

  • PGP Server Software experience is a plus

  • Experience with SQL, .NET, Java and other programming languages are a plus

  • High quality written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and documentation skills

  • Advanced client support and interface skills

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years