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Sr. Sap Basis Consultant/architect Resume

Largo, MD

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Twenty years of IT experience, of which 15 years of experience in SAP Basis as Administrator/Lead/Architect and 5 years of experience in IT Infrastructure administration and management.
  • Highly proficient in architecture, planning, implementation, configuration and administration of SAP systems such as R/3 (3.1, 4.6C 4.7), ECC 5.0/6.0 with EHPs and Netweaver components (BI 7.x, SCM 4.x/5.x/7.x, EP 6.x/7.x, SRM 4.x/7.x, SSM 7.x, PI 7.x, etc.).
  • Actively involved in architecture of OS/DB migration (using the R3Load procedure of SAP BW and SAP R/3 systems from Windows/MS SQL to Linux/Oracle (RAC) and DB2/zOS to DB6/Linux platform.
  • Actively involved in architecture, sizing, and implementation of SAP S/4HANA (Simple Finance). Performed system build with MDC configuration and migration of database from SAP BW 7.3 to SAP BW 7.4 on HANA based system using DMO. Also been involved in installation, upgrade, administration and security of SAP HANA database. Used tools such as SLT, HLM, HANA Studio and HANA cockpit to manage the HANA databases.
  • Excellent work experience on planning and implementing Upgrade R/3 4.6C/4.7 to ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0 with Unicode conversion.
  • Worked extensively on kernel upgrade, installing add - ons, update support packs and patches, and EHP upgrade.
  • Performance analysis prior to a new implementation Go-live or post-upgrade and resizing the infrastructure resources based on stress test. Perform memory management, CPU sizing, spool administration, database management and troubleshooting (problem reporting and resolution).
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for the Java based SAP systems such as EP, PI, PPM, SUS, etc.
  • Designed, installed, configured and managed SAP System landscape using SAP NetWeaver suite of products, with special focus on SSM, ECC, BW/BI, XI/PI/PO, SCM, SRM, CRM, GRC, ILM, IDM and EP with good experience on ABAP stack and Java stack administration.
  • Expertise in User management across different product offerings from SAP like FI/CO, HR, SD, SCM, Confidential -Sourcing, CRM, SRM/SUS and BI.
  • Worked with the security requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance framework using SOD in SAP Applications with emphasis on internal control requirements. Extensively used PFCG for profile generation and user management. Good experience on EBP security.
  • Worked on Change Management with CTS strategies to facilitate the transports (TMS) from DEV to QAS and PRD systems.
  • Configured CHARM, CTS+, Technical monitoring, BPM, EWA, etc. in Solution Manager.
  • Extensively worked on different methodologies of Client Copy, System Copy and System Refreshes of SAP system.
  • Also, worked on SAP's niche technologies such as SAP Mobility platform, Fiori, BOBJ, BODS, IS, etc.
  • Good experience on Work load distribution, User load distribution, Bolt-ons, monitoring of database, OS and SAP systems (CCMS Alerts, CCMSPING, CEN and Wily Introscope).
  • Co-ordination, Evaluation and implementations of Going Live and Early Watch sessions and recommendations. Setting up SAProuter and using SAPNet.
  • Sound experience in Unix Shell Scripting and using it for making batch jobs and scheduling the jobs.
  • Extensively worked on reverse proxy server, such as Webseal and Apache, SSO, SNC, SSL, loadbalancer such as Big IP F5 and Cisco CSM.
  • Excellent database management experience using BR* tools and SAPDBA including backup, restore and archiving of the data.
  • Worked with various functional teams such as FICO, HR, MM, SCM, SD, PP, Biller Direct, SRM and CRM and helped perform cross-functional configurations.
  • Excellent in leading a team and be a team player as well, with good communication, analytical, problem solving skills. Good knowledge of ITIL and COBIT practices. Good experience of documentation of implementation/changes and generating MIS report on progress of a project.
  • Involved in pre-sales for S/4 HANA on cloud migration project and help prepare the project proposal.
  • Have implemented TOGAF framework for last 5-6 years in various projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP: SAP R/3 3.1/4.6C/4.7,ECC 5.0/6.x, S/4HANA 1608/1709, NW04, NW 7.x2004s, BW 3.5/7.x,HANA1.0 SPS 12, SM 3.1/4.0/7.x, WAS 6.20/6.40/7. x, CRM 4.0/5.0/7.x, CPM 2.0, SRM 4.0/7.x, IDM 7.x/8.x, ITS 6.20/6.40 XI/PIPO 4.0/7.0/7.1/7.4 , SCM 3.0//4.x/5.x/7.x, EP 6.x/7.x, SAP EWM 7.x/9.x, NW Gateway 7.x, Confidential -sourcing 4.2, BOBJ 4.x, ILM 7.x, BODS 4.x, Information Steward 4.x, PPM 7.0, C-Folders, Confidential -Recruit 6.0, TREX, BIA and APO.

SAP bolt-on: LSO, Facsys, Ariba, Rightfax, Redwood CPS, Esourcing, Starship, Vertex, UC4, Epi-use, GoldClient and BSI.

Database: SAP HANA 1.0, Oracle 12c,11g,10g,9i,8i, MAXDB 7.4, MSSQL 7.0,20xx DB2.7.2,10.1, Sybase ASE 16, Oracle OEM 12c.

Operating System: Solaris 9.0/10.0, HP-UX 10/11i AIX 5L, Windows NT, 2K, 2K3

Networking: LAN (Switches, Ethernet, Fiber, VLAN), WAN (Routers - Cisco, 3Com & Nortel, ISDN BRI and PRI, T1/E1, Leased Circuit, Multilink, Frame Relay, L3VPN, TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, Network Security (PIX Firewall, Syslog Daemon).

Hardware: IBM RS/6000, SUN E4500, SunFire 480 and HP-UX PA-RISC and Itanium severs, Solaris L100

Other Applications /Servers: J2EE, JDK, MS IIS 5.0, WorkSoft Certify, MDaemon, Tomcat, MS Exchange, Serv-U FTP, ISA 2000, Veritas Backup-Exec, TDP, Adobe Photoshop, Apache, MS-Office, Netmeeting, Antivirus (Norton, Confidential, Trend Micro), Telnet, Clarity, CPMT Remedy, AutoCAD 2000 and MS Visio 2000, MS Project 2000, MRTG, Cisco Works, Legato Networker, JasFTP.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Largo, MD

Sr. SAP Basis Consultant/Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, sizing and performing SAP Unicode conversion and Upgrade from ECC 6.0 EHP4 to EHP 8 upgrade project.
  • Planning, sizing and upgrading SAP Solution Manager from 7.1 to 7.2 and configuring the alert monitoring, batch monitoring and Interface monitoring of the satellite SAP systems.
  • Analyze the existing SAP systems performance and provide recommendation to optimize the system performance.
  • Planning and Configuration of CHARM on SAP Solution Manager 7.2 for the Change management process along with Retrofit for Dual landscape.
  • Perform SAP PI Basis activities such as monitoring queues, administration of SLD, configure interfaces, SSL configuration, integration with 3rd party applications, etc.
  • Perform system refreshes of SAP systems as part of the project.
  • Perform Oracle database activities such as backup, troubleshoot, patching, adding datafiles, etc.
  • Lead and collaborate with private cloud partner to perform Basis tasks.
  • Plan, prepare and execute the SAP Development client consolidation end to end.

Confidential, Grand Rapids, MI

Sr. SAP Basis Consultant /Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, Installation of SAP S/4 HANA with Simple Finance, BPC, PO, NW Gateway, SAP IDM, SAP NetWeaver with HANA database systems in an MDC environment. Also performed post-installation configuration of the systems.
  • Planning, architecture, sizing, installation, administration and security of SAP S/4 HANA 1.0 SPS12 and using tools such as HANA studio, HANA cockpit, SLT and HLM.
  • Systems build and upgrade of various SAP systems using the SWPM and SUM tool and Maintenance planner. Also, performed pre-upgrade and post-upgrade activities as well.
  • Setting up SLD, Business Systems and interfaces in the SAP PO systems. Working with NWA, setting JCO connections and RFCs as well. Also, setup Ariba and Windchill integration with SAP PO. Monitoring the message queues and resolving any issues.
  • Setting up technical setup, LMDB and update it from LMDB and sync up system data with Maintenance Planner.
  • Install and configure SAP Gateway, saprouter and webdispatcher servers.
  • Perform system refreshes of SAP systems as part of the project.
  • Performance tuning and adjusting the profile parameters of SAP systems before and after Go-live of the project.
  • Also, performed day to day production support activities such as transports, problem resolution, applying notes, etc.
  • Setup Solman for technical monitoring and Business process monitoring.
  • Designing, Installation and configuration of SAP IDM 8.x system with Sybase ASE DB.
  • Setting up SSO/SNC using Kerberos for SAPGui, HANA live and NWBC.
  • Setting up Web-dispatcher for SAP PO application server load balancing. Also setting up end to end SSL between end client, web-dispatcher and SAP PO system.
  • Planning, Installation and configuration of TDMS server and setting up for system refreshes. Created TDMS projects and setup data scrambling rules as well.

Confidential, Lansing, MI

Sr. SAP Basis and Security Consultant/Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Perform system installation of ADS system and integrate it to ECC and EP system using SWPM.
  • Perform upgrade of ECC 6.0 EHP5 to EHP7 using the NZDM options for Sandbox, Development, Quality and Production environments using the SUM tool. Also, performed pre-upgrade and post-upgrade activities as well.
  • Perform upgrade of SAP Java stack system from NW 7.02 to NW 7.40 using the latest SUM tool (with DMO option) in Sandbox, environment using the SUM tool. Also performing pre-upgrade and post-upgrade steps as well.
  • Installation of Fiori add-ons for SAP HR in both SAP ABAP and Java systems and support during the development team.
  • Upgrade SAP Kernel and apply Support Packs and SAP Notes for multiple SAP ABAP and Java systems.
  • Plan, design and perform upgrade of Solution Manager from 7.1 to 7.2 and perform post-upgrade activities.
  • Installing and upgrading SAPGui and troubleshooting issues related to it.
  • Perform system refreshes of SAP systems as part of the upgrade project.
  • Performance tuning and adjusting the profile parameters of SAP systems before and after Go-live of the project.
  • Maintain and check authorizations using SAP Tcode-SU24 and profile generation using PFCG. Also used CUA for syncing up roles from the LDAP to SAP systems.
  • Also, performed day to day production support activities such as transports, problem resolution, applying notes, etc.

Confidential, Dundee, MI

Sr. SAP Basis Consultant/Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Perform system build using backup/restore procedure and SAP DMO procedure for various SAP systems such as ECC, BI, PI, EP, GRC, PPM, etc.
  • Install and configure SAP archiving using OpenText Archiving tool.
  • Install and configure SAP Gateway, saprouter and webdispatcher servers.
  • Perform hardware migration of SAP systems between two data centers.
  • Perform the post-migration activities and establish connections among the new SAP systems.
  • Facilitate production support for the SAP landscapes, both ABAP and Java based systems.
  • Providing post go-live support of the SAP systems.
  • Help setup the HA cluster and DR systems for the Production environment.
  • Performance tuning and adjusting the profile parameters of SAP systems before go-live and after go-live of the project.
  • Installing the PI/PO 7.4 and configuring the SLD and performing integration activities with SAP and 3rd Party systems.
  • Installing Oracle database and applying SBP patches on Oracle database and tuning the database parameters.
  • Installation and configuration of CTS+ for Java stack transports.
  • Administration and Security of HANA database using administration tool HANA studio and performed upgrade using HLM tool.
  • Install, configure and administer Vertex O series systems and integrate with SAP.
  • Setting up SLD for the both ABAP and Java systems and setting up the interfaces in the PI systems.
  • Configuration and troubleshooting SAP TM/EM integration with SAP PO.
  • Implementation of CHARM on Solution Manager 7.1 for the Change Management in SAP alongwith retrofit configuration for N+1 landscape.
  • Setting up LDAP, SSL, SSO, JCO and ADS configuration for SAP portal systems.
  • Setup the Vertex and integrate it to ECC system.
  • Support packs upgrade of Solution Manager 7.1 from SP11 to SP13.
  • Troubleshooting and analyzing ABAP and Java systems performance.

Confidential, Benton Harbor, MI

SAP Basis Architect/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirement and providing technical solution and guidance in context to various SAP projects.
  • Creating Project requirement and performing the costing of the project and reviewing the SOW.
  • Planning and Prepare the Architecture of the Combined Unicode Conversion and Upgrade of their SAP R/3 4.7 Enterprise system to SAP ECC 6.0 EHP6 for multi-code page system involving the Near Zero Downtime (NZDT/MDS) procedure and sizing of the landscape.
  • Plan and prepare and execute the Combined Unicode Conversion and Upgrade of SAP BW 3.5 system to SAP BI 7.3.
  • Planning and designing the re-platforming of the SAP applications, such as SAP R/3, BW and SCM systems from AIX/zOS to VMware/Linux platform and performing the sizing of the hardware accordingly.
  • Planning, architecture, sizing, installation and configuration of SAP IDM 7.2 system
  • Planning, architecture, sizing, migration and administration of SAP ECC to SOH with HANA DB 1.0 SPS08 and using tools such as HANA studio, HANA cockpit, SLT and HLM.
  • Designing, Sizing and Installing the CRM 7.3 EHP1 system, configuring and integrating to back-end systems.
  • Planning, designing and implementing of the Worksoft Testing Automation application and integrating it with SAP.
  • Install and configure SAP Gateway, saprouter and webdispatcher servers.
  • Planning, designing, implementing, performance tuning and administration of SAP BODS 4.2, BOBJ 4.2 and Information Steward 4.2 landscape.
  • Performing CU&UC for SCM system from 5.x to 7.x and also doing the OS/DB migration as well from DB2 on z/OS to DB2 on Linux. Also upgraded the Live cache from 5.0 to 10.0 and SCM Optimizer as well. Involved in the post-upgrade performance tuning of the SCM landscape.
  • Planning, designing and execution of the green-field implementation of SAP EWM 9.1.
  • Performed Solution manager upgrade from 7.01 to 7.1 and configured Technical monitoring, EWA, Interactive reporting, and CHARM for the managed systems. Also configured ITSM and integrated it with Service-now
  • Involved in planning and designing of SAP PI OS/DB migration from AIX/Oracle to SLES/DB6 and upgrade from 7.1 to 7.4.
  • Plan, design, and build the SAP GRC 10.x system and performance tuning of the system.
  • Providing support and troubleshooting critical problems in areas such as performance or during any upgrade.
  • Planning, prepare and installation of the SAP Netweaver Gateway system on AWS Cloud platform and integrating it to the Fiori apps for CRM mobility. Also, planning to migrate the SAP CRM and Solution Manager in AWS cloud services platform.
  • Assisting project team with SAP solutions and identifying key activities and stream lining them based on SAP best practices.
  • Planning and architecture the HA cluster and DR solutions for the SAP landscapes.

Confidential, West Chester, PA

SAP Basis Unicode Upgrade Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and Prepare the Architecture of the Combined Unicode Conversion and Upgrade of their SAP R/3 4.6C system to SAP ECC 6.0 EHP5.
  • Performing the hardware sizing of the CU&UC project.
  • Downloading the required software and extracting them in appropriate location for the CU&UC project.
  • Performing the CU&UC activities on SAP R/3 4.6C system including system refreshes.
  • Perform EHP upgrade of SCM (APO) system and tuning the performance of the system post-upgrade.
  • Providing guidelines to the DBA team for making changes to the DB parameters to prepare for the upgrade and Unicode conversion of the source system and target system.
  • Perform combined Unicode and upgrade of the Sandbox, Development, Quality and production systems.
  • Involved in Security related roles and authorization changes as post CU&UC activity.
  • Perform Post CU&UC performance tuning of the systems.

Confidential, Plano, TX

SAP Basis Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, Prepare and Execute the OS/DB migration (using R3load procedure) of SAP BW systems from Windows 2003/MS SQL 2000 to Linux RHEL5/Oracle 11g (RAC) database.
  • Performing the post migration activity and doing SAP and Oracle database parameter tuning post go-live.
  • Resolving issues related to the post migration validation.
  • Setup the Redwood CPS scheduler and configure batch jobs in it and monitor them.
  • Planning, prepare and install of SAP SCM, Live cache and Optimizer installation, configuration, integration and performance tuning of the SCM landscape as well.
  • Administration of the CRM 4.0 system, configuration and integration to back-end systems.
  • Planning, Prepare and Execute the upgrade of the SAP BW system from 3.5 to 7.0 EHP2.
  • Involved in planning and implementation of Oracle 11g RAC database on ASM.
  • Performing the 3 Dry-Runs of the BW Production system for OS/DB migration.
  • Managing the database using the BRtools which includes archiving the redo logs, taking database backup, tablespace management.
  • Actively involved in planning of the R/3 systems OS/DB migration and Upgrade and Unicode Conversion from 4.6C to ECC 6.0.

Confidential, Lansing, MI

SAP Basis Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Interact, collaborate with various functional, business and infrastructure team and execute the project.
  • Planning, Designing and Implementation of SAP ECC, EP, PI and BI on Oracle 11g RAC database and Redhat Linux HA cluster environment.
  • Planning, designing and implementing upgrade of the ECC 6.0 from EHP4 to EHP5.
  • Planning and implementing the upgrade of SAP Netweaver Portal 7.0 from EHP1 to EHP2.
  • Also performing the Support pack upgrade of the SAP BW, Solman and PI.
  • Planning, Installing and performing post-processing of ECC, BW, SM, PI and Enterprise Portal.
  • Performed Support Pack upgrade and Add-On installations on BW, XI and Solman.
  • Plan, Setting up and manage the SLD for both Solution Manager and PI.
  • Involved in Performance testing of ECC and Portal system, monitoring system behavior and providing hardware infrastructure recommendations.
  • Performance tuning the SAP landscape that includes ABAP, Java instance and the Oracle RAC database.
  • Installing Add-ons tools, upgrading Kernels and support packs and SAP Notes in order to support various applications, such EWA and CTS+.
  • Identifying issues in ECC, BI, EP, SM, and PI and applying Notes or support packs to fix the errors.
  • Getting Go-live check done from SAP and raising any critical issues with SAP support and getting it resolved.
  • Perform system build and system refreshes for SAP ECC, BW, EP, and PI system.
  • Upgraded the BSI Tax factory from 8.x to 9.x, applied TUBS, updates.
  • Installing and integrating UC4 to SAP for scheduling the batch jobs in SAP environment.
  • Managing the database using the BRtools which includes archiving the redo logs, taking database backup, tablespace management.
  • Provide support to other team members on production support issues and help resolve long pending issues.
  • Estimating the effort and time required for a major task and set deadlines for the task.
  • Installation and Configuration and maintenance of Epi-use tools such as Pay Recon, Variance Monitor, Query Manager and Data Sync Manager.

Confidential, Irwindale, CA

SAP NetWeaver Basis Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Technical planning, blue-printing, hardware-sizing and implementation of SRM 7.0, SUS and Supplier Portal 7.0 and PPM 5.0.
  • Interact, collaborate with various functional, business and infrastructure team and execute the project.
  • Installation and configuration of SRM, SUS, and Supplier portal and PPM portal.
  • Upgrade the NetWeaver stack systems from NW 7.0, SP14 to EHP1 SP3 such as BI and EP.
  • Federation of Confidential enterprise portal and subsidiary company (EMG’s) portal and Supplier portal.
  • Worked on integrating Webseal with supplier portal for setting up reverse proxy for external users and F5 for load balancing the portal.
  • Maintaining SLD connections, monitoring PI queues and performance tuning the PI system.
  • Installation and configuration of CTS+ for Java stack transports.
  • Setting up NWDI for the Java development.
  • Evaluating various aspects of Portal, LSO and KM performance issues and resolving them.
  • Performance Tuning of ABAP and Java system such as ECC, BI, EP, SRM, etc.
  • Administration of the TREX server including the monitoring and indexing of KM data.
  • Administration of SAP BO 3.x and using tools such as CMC for administration purpose.
  • Lead the Basis administrators in delivering various projects on time within an effective TCO.
  • Perform system build and system refreshes for SAP NW 07 systems, such as ECC, BW, SRM, EP, and PPM system.
  • Provide support to other team members on production support issues and help resolve long pending issues.
  • Estimating the effort and time required for a major task and set time-lines for the team members.

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Lead NetWeaver Basis Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designing the roadmap for the upgrade of the SAP R/3 4.7 SR2 to ECC 6.0.
  • Upgrade of the SAP R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 and the EP 6.0 to EP 7.0.
  • Upgrading the dual stack SRM 4.0 to SRM 7.0 and splitting the ABAP and Java instances.
  • Perform the database upgrade from 9i to 10g on Portal and R/3 systems.
  • Performing the system refreshes of R/3 4.7, BI 7.0 and EP 6.0 systems on a regular interval.
  • Configuring and resolving SSL/SNC/SSO connection between R/3 and Portal.
  • Performance Tuning of R/3/ECC and BW system including the database tuning.
  • Configuring end-to-end Workflow between R/3 system and Portal system and resolving related issues.
  • New Installation of GRC 5.3 system and performing the post configuration activity.
  • Implementation and upgrade of SAP LSO 200/600 from blue-printing to go-live.
  • Performing the administration activity of Portal Using the Visual admin, Configtool, JSPM, SDM and Logviewer tool to configure and monitor the Portal/Java instance.
  • Configuring the system landscape directory and perform system copy of XI system.
  • Apply Support Packs of BASIS, ABAP, BW, HR and Java components of various systems.
  • Configuring the Solution Manager Diagnostics in SM 7.0 for the entire system landscape.
  • Configuring the CTS+ for transport management in SM 7.0.
  • Implementation of CHARM on Solution Manager 7.01 for the Change Management in SAP.
  • Installation and configuration of the SAP EWM 7.0 system.
  • Establish load balancing for Portal and ECC using the Cisco CSM and establish reverse proxy between Apache server and SAP Portal for external users.
  • Administration of BIA and TREX and troubleshooting issues related to indexing service.
  • Adding or deleting application instances to the existing PRD or QA system landscape based on project requirement.
  • Providing UNIX and Database support including scripting.

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