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SAP Basis and HANA Administrator

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



You would join an excellent technical team that values each other and our environment of collaboration, diversity, and coaching others shaped by CPKC's strong foundations, values, and the goals we aspire to achieve.



  • Provide Service - Engage, collaborate, and communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders to deliver BASIS services in alignment with our strong business values that shape our culture. Solve SAP problems impacting our business with the tenacity to find and mitigate root causes
  • Control Costs - Control fixed costs, be creative to help us achieve more with existing SAP CoE resources through automation of repeatable tasks, process and technology improvements, and improve data governance practices while staying aligned to regulatory requirements
  • Optimize Assets - Find opportunities to simplify and optimize processes and methods to give better business values - This includes downtime optimization during the patching window, ensuring uptime by HA/DR solution
  • Operate Safely - Keep SAP systems safe by timely implementation of SAP Security Notes and Critical Patches. Participate in DR rehearsals, annual system and database audits working with internal/external auditors to ensure compliance of systems
  • Develop People - Must be an excellent team player with great collaboration skills. Maintain and progress SAP skill sets. Grasp mentor and coaching opportunities, and develop leadership skills aligned with the CPKC development program
  • Participate in rotational 24*7 On call support



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience in SAP Basis support
  • 4+ years of experience in HANA Administration with core strength in all aspects of system & and database administration
  • 2+ years of experience in designing and implementing High Availability/ Disaster Recovery Solutions is an asset
  • 2+ years of experience in designing and deploying SAP solutions on at least one hyper-scaler (AWS, Azure, or GCP)
  • Experience in Installation, Upgrades, and Maintenance of SAP Net weaver Suite of products like SAP ECC, BI, BO/BODS, PO, GRC, Portal, Solution Manager, and HANA
  • Competent in monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting SAP HANA systems
  • Experience in creating documentation related to infrastructure, architectural diagrams, processes, and procedures and updated as required



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension and/or retirement plans
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Drug Test Elements (US Only):

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  New hires may be required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free. 



Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:       


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Driver’s License verification and/or last 3 years of driving history if a requirement of the position
  • Background checks that may included 7 years of employment history and Social Security number verification


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


For our US applicants, CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities . For Canadian applicants CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).



  • Req ID: 103103
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External






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