SAP Basis Consultant

C4S Search Ltd
Swindon, UK
19 Aug 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client who are a global manufacturing company are looking for a strong SAP Basis Consultant to join their team. You must have experienced of overseeing an "upgrade/implementation".

You will:
  • Provide daily Basis BAU support including transport management, performance monitoring, batch jobs, reporting and configuration.
  • Analyse Early Watch Alerts and implement changes where required.
  • Lead all aspects of technical support for SAP Basis administration in a proactive and reactive mode.
  • Work closely with the SAP Solution Architect to manage the requirements relating to technical changes and project deliverables.
  • To work with the functional analysts to manage any proposed changes or enhancements which have a touch point to Basis.
  • Be heavily involved in multiple SAP projects, across differing SAP modules all at different stages of the project lifecycle relating to cloud migrations and Greenfield system implementations of Solution Manager and SAP BWHANA.
  • Act as the Basis lead for the design, build solutions and development of the cloud migration and systems upgrades.
  • Effectively engage with the business, third party suppliers and project managers to support the SAP strategy relating to cloud migrations and system upgrades.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of enhancement, service packs and kernel upgrades.
  • Provide clear guidance and experience on Basis leading practices and policies.
  • Ensure a robust governance process is adhered to for all Basis activities, projects, migrations and upgrades.
  • Support system refreshes and disaster recovery testing.
  • Input to the suitable approach for system decommissioning.

Essential skills & experience
  • Senior experience in a SAP Basis role covering support, maintenance and upgrading a medium size SAP environment along with routine SAP Basis administration and database administration.
  • Experienced in managing transport movement across the SAP estate.
  • Technical experience including SLD configuration, load balancing, portal web dispatchers and single sign on, web services and enabling gateway services.
  • Hands on experience of implementing enhancement and service pack upgrades along with kernel upgrades.
  • Demonstrable Basis experience of installation and configuration of Solution Manager 7.5 and SAP BWHANA.
  • Expert technical knowledge of SAP Netweaver Administration/S/4 HANA/Cloud/Azure
  • Practical experience of leading Disaster Recovery testing.
  • Demonstrable experience of building effective internal and external relationships to advise on Basis best practice.
  • Strong experience of working with third party suppliers both on and offshore.
  • Strategic thinker who can establish clear SAP Basis direction Experience of running SAP projects across multiple development tracks.
  • Previous experience of SAP operational management and integration of projects into BAU support model.

Desirable skills & experience
  • SAP solution design/technical architecture
  • SAP functional experience (ECC, SRM, PI, BW)
  • SAP Change Management
  • SAP Cutover/Transition to BAU
  • Experience of system decommissioning.
  • Manufacturing industry experience, ideally automotive
  • Ability to work within a small lean SAP team, to have a flexible approach and when necessary to be involved with SAP activities outside the scope of Basis.
  • A proactive self motivated team player who is able to confidently collaborate with onsite and offshore team members.
  • Professional qualifications in project management and/or ITIL
  • Able to support out of normal working hours if required.

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