SAP Business Objects Administrator

Arlington, VA

SAP Business Objects Administrator

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

Main location: United States, Virginia, Arlington

Position ID: J0224-1226

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The successful candidate will be focused on supporting and maintaining our Business Objects platform. The candidate will assist in deploying and supporting integration and onboarding of business applications into a global Business Objects environment. 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.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Maintaining BO architecture documentation, administration, upgrade, and patching support.

• Promotion of reports/universes/users along with security settings from lower to higher-level environments following Change Management processes.

• 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 agreements.

• Participates in and contributes to the implementation of best industry practices.

Build custom WEBI reports on demand basis.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Three (3) or more years in BO Administration of Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform to include the latest 4.3 software version.

• Experience in designing & building WEBI and Crystal reports in a Business Objects environment.

• Experience with integrating BO with multiple SAP-based platforms

• Experience with Oracle, Hana and other enterprise-level databases.

• Experience in BO Universe and report design.

• Experience with application integrations utilizing the BO SDK.

• Strong communication and collaboration skills, both written and verbal

OPTIONAL: Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required

• Understanding of BW data loads using process chains

• Working knowledge of BW backend building blocks, including info-providers, transformation, and data transfer process

• First-level support for BI reporting experience, such as the concept of hierarchy, filter, and slice and dice of the reports to derive the desired result for business need.

• Experience with Linux such as RHEL

• Experience with PowerBI

• SAP BO Administrator and/other certifications

• Cloud experience (AWS or Azure preferred)

“CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $105,000 - $130,000.”






  • SAP Authorization

  • SAP Business Objects

  • SAP Graphical User Interface

  • SAP Migration

What you can expect from us:

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Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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