SAP Data Archiving Analyst

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Software and Services


Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Weekly Hours: 39
Role Number: 200016459
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming excellent products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are seeking a forward-thinking and motivated professional to join Apple as a SAP Data Archiving Analyst. This is an extraordinary chance to define and make a difference. We are a forward thinking, results driven team. Your ability to work as a key member of a team, enabled by your demonstrable ability to communicate with a broad audience and operate with astute social skills will ensure you thrive at Apple. We are looking to recruit a dedicated, enthusiastic teammate to join Apple. In this role, you will be required to chip in and provide optimal solutions for a complex and integrated landscape. We think broadly and quickly in this team and would expect the chosen candidate to do same. We in the SAP Technology team within Apple are responsible for leading a large set of SAP systems, some of the biggest and busiest in the world. These systems support critical business functions within Apple. We are the technical owner of SAP landscapes. We are primarily responsible for system scalability, availability, performance, Infrastructure security and Software life cycle management. The SAP Data Archiving team offers a large suite of stimulating technical challenges and a mix of technologies to support SAP Data Volume management, Nearline Indexing for real-time retrieval of historical data, and Business Document Storage & Retention. You will possess a good mix of technical and functional knowledge and have; Prior experience including configuration of both Standard and Custom Archive Objects Experience with high-volume SAP Implementations A high level understanding of the role and value of Archiving in an organization Strong SAP Functional skills in one or more major SAP modules (preferably SD, FI, or MM). Prior SAP project leadership experience Presentations/delivery and meeting facilitation Prioritize work effectively and lead multiple projects in parallel

Key Qualifications

  • 10 + years of SAP Experience.
  • You have been a lead in a minimum of 3 full-cycle SAP Data Archiving Implementations preferably in large global/international companies
  • Experience with SAP Upgrade Projects especially related to SAP Data Archiving Functionality
  • Experience conducting data volume analysis and defining an Archiving strategy
  • Experience with high volume SAP Implementations
  • Good work ethic, perseverance and flexibility
  • Excellent social, negotiation and organisational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail & ability to drive precise execution to tight deadlines
  • Experience with non-ECC SAP Systems (BW, CRM, IS, GTS, SRM, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of 3rd party Archiving solutions (PBS Archive Server Archive Add-ons,
  • Dolphin Tools such as ARC and AMT or similar products)
  • Experience with ArchiveLink Imaging Functionality (storage and retrieval of attachments)


The SAP Data Archiving team is responsible for the implementation of SAP Data Archiving and Document Management Functionality. Your goal will be to control the database growth across various SAP Systems while ensuring access to critical business documents and compliance with a wide range of regulations. As the Data Archiving Analyst, you will play a significant role in implementing processes and procedures that will ensure a common approach to Apple's SAP Information Lifecycle process across all SAP Projects / Initiatives. Your responsibilities include working with various groups to define scope and capture business requirements. Provide conceptual and detailed designs to meet business needs and perform necessary SAP configurations. Write detailed specifications for development of custom programs, testing and implementation of automated solutions. Assist in the deployment of solutions for purging, anonymizing or pseudonymizing data to support compliance initiatives such as PII, PCI & GDPR. You will research solutions to complex production issues related to very large data volumes. You will have strong verbal and written interpersonal skills, including the ability to craft presentations to deliver and facilitate meeting, along with an ability to drive consensus with key constituents. You will also enjoy the benefits of working in a flexible environment where you are inspired to "Think Different" and where your efforts play a key role in the success of what we do in Apple.

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree, or equivalent Experience. Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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