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Sr. Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over eighteen years of experience in Design, Implementation and Support for SAP, Cloud and IT infrastructure
  • Managed hosting SAP projects including leading many full life cycle SAP implementations, multiple rollouts and support projects
  • Experience in solution design, sizing and architecting SAP systems and processes, including greenfield implementations, upgrades and OS/DB migrations - on premise and on cloud
  • Data center migrations and Disaster Recovery setups
  • Hands on SAP Technical Archtect with adept project management skills and lead experience
  • Worked on SAP & HANA on AWS & Azure cloud
  • Experienced in SAP HANA implementation/migration. Setting up ETL tools like SAP SLT
  • Rich experience in database management, performance tunning and optimization
  • Expert knowledge about infrastructure layers of OS, VMWare & Storage
  • Designed advanced monitoring and alerting, for KPI’s ctirical for business, that are not available using standard monitoring tools/products
  • Keen focus on pro-active prevention and push to automation
  • Experience in Architecting multi-platform and innovative solutions to optimize business goals
  • Manage the day-to-day operations in accordance with requirements and SLAs
  • Drive Operations teams to deliver continuous improvement and productivity/quality gains
  • Dynamic leader with experience and passion for managing large and diverse teams across multiple sites in a fast paced environment, able to deal with rapid change and ambiguity
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SAP Core Applications:: SAP ERP (R/3 4.0B, 4.6C, 4.7, ECC), SAP CRM (2007, 7.0), SAP SCM (5.1, 7.0) SAP SRM

SAP HANA 1.0: Sizing, Migration (SOH, BI & Solution Manager), Install, Upgrade, setup Standby & DR

SAP NetWeaver Software:: Business Intelligence ( BI ), Enterprise Portal (EP), Process Integration (PI), Master Data Management (MDM), TREX, Web Dispatcher, Solution Manager

SAP Lifecycle Management, Provisioning, Automation: SAP LaMa, Confidential Autonomic platform

SAP Change Management: SAP CTS and CTS+, SAP TMS Workflow, SAP NWDI

Data management & ETL:: SAP Data Services, SAP TDMS

SAP Business Objects: SAP Business Objects Enterprise, SAP Business Objects Data Services

Database Software: Oracle RDBMS, MS SQL, IBM DB2, MaxDB, Sybase

OS Platforms: AIX, Linux, HP-UX, Solaris, Windows

Infrastructure: IBM Pureflex chassis. Storage arrays - XIV, V7000 and EMC. Servers - Power & Intel blades, Network, VMWare

SAP High Availability: SAP ERS on AIX s HACMP, SUSE cluster and MSCS

Database High Availability: SAP-Oracle on HACMP/PowerHA, SAP-DB2 on HADR

OS Virtualization:: SAP on AIX/LPAR s and VMware. SAP on cloud

SAP Disaster Recovery: SAN Replication, VMware SRM(Site Recovery Manager), Oracle Standby Database (Physical, Logical)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. Architect

  • Migrated systems across vendor data centers using variety of technologies - Installs, migrations, system refresh and VMware exports
  • HANA migration from Virtustream to AWS
  • Design infrastructure for SAP Implementation (Hardware selection/setup, VMware Design, Storage pools/Backup-TSM design, SAP Systems layout, SLD, Transport Strategy, System connectivity etc.
  • Heterogeneous/VM copy Migration & Installation of SAP & Bolton systems to CONA DC (7 Landscapes comprising of 400+ systems in the span of 2 months)
  • High availability and Disaster Recovery setup (RTO 120 min & RPO 15 min)
  • Develop procedures for off-site DR for all products. Lead the teams in yearly DR failover exercise
  • Load balancing and reverse proxy for SAP and non-SAP products using BIGIP F5 & SAP Webdispatcher
  • SAP Release upgrade for complete SAP & Bolton Landscapes, met very tight business outage requirements using SAP’s n-ZDM
  • Implementation of SAP LVM(LaMa), TDMS, Solution Manager Dashboards
  • Storage migrations/LUN standardization, VMware Cluster design
  • Lifecycle Management of Infrastructure & SAP (Patching cycle for all components)
  • Lead team for 'penetration hardening' of all systems and products to comply with security safeguards
  • Capacity, sizing and growth reviews for critical business applications
  • Capacity planning for the infrastructure (compute, storage, VMware, Network, Backup)
  • Design build templates and processes for deployment of new products and systems
  • Setup SAP SLT replication between SAP ECC and HANA

Confidential

SAP Basis HANA Consultant

  • Worked on ERP on HANA project.CMigrated ERP from SQL Server to HANA and worked on Sizing, Administering, Monitoring, and Backup setup.
  • Used HANA studio for various admin tasks like licensing, troubleshooting, monitoring backup etc.
  • Worked on setting up a DR solution for HANA.

Confidential

Sr. Basis Technical Lead

  • New SAP implementation using Confidential ’s energy sector template
  • Migrated/on boarded systems using heterogeneous migrations
  • Design, sizing and build of systems
  • Worked on Sybase DB setting up monitoring, administering, resolving issues.
  • Lead team for support and maintenance
  • Setup DR site for the SAP systems using Sybase replication server

Confidential

Sr. Basis Technical Lead

  • On boarded client in our datacenter.
  • Migrated old systems, installed new systems and setup infrastructure including backups/monitoring/network
  • Completed heterogeneous migration of ECC/Solman/BW/PI Dev systems from Linux to AIX
  • Setup/installed ECC/PI/BI/SCM prods on IBM-HACMP cluster
  • Disaster Recovery setup (RTO 180 min & RPO 15 min)
  • Develop procedures for off-site DR for all products. Lead the teams in yearly DR failover exercise
  • Maintain roadmap and maintenance schedule for landscape
  • Written Unix scripts for various monitoring (DR system monitoring/health check monitoring)
  • Completed upgrades(BI 7.0 to 7.3,Oralce 10 to 11g)
  • Setup and supporting latest Bobj-BI/DS releases.
  • Created project plans for upgrades and go-live/routine support.
  • Designed Landscape(SLD/Transport strategy/integrations)
  • Setup Monitoring using Nagios/CCMS/UNIX scripts
  • Installed and managing non-sap products like HPQC, Opentext, and RWD.

Confidential

Confidential

SAP Advisory Consultant

  • Architect and implement new SAP systems as required. Integrate them in the landscape to complete the Business Process scenario’s
  • Manage & support the SAP landscape
  • Disaster Recovery setup (RTO 180 min & RPO 30 min)
  • Develop procedures for off-site DR for all products. Lead the teams in yearly DR failover exercise
  • Manage system backups, using TSM. Perform controlled DRP testing and ensure DRP site availability
  • Coordinate resources and activities between the onsite and offshore teams, to provide a seamless 24x7 support for the client
  • Prepare project proposals, work statements, time-effort determination and staffing plans for global delivery model
  • Establish project-level procedures in accordance to IBM’s service & quality management standards
  • Track change & support tickets and ensure SLA compliance
  • Ensure compliance with the client’s ISO & CMMI commitments
  • Represent the support team in Change Management and Infrastructure meetings

Confidential

SAP Consultant

  • Manage and support SAP systems in 3-system landscape
  • Daily system monitoring for availability, performance, data updates and batch jobs
  • Monitor backups of the SAP systems and escalate to level 2 teams for action
  • Recommend issue-fixes and manage change control for implementing the software changes in production systems
  • Define ‘Statement of Work’, generate effort reports and variances with the client
  • Manage Quality & Defect tracking compliance to IBM’s Quality Management System. Ensure compliance with the pharmaceutical client’s FDA commitments

Confidential

Assistant Manager

  • Responsible for technology evaluation and proof-of-concept projects
  • Prepare ‘Planning and Budgeting Cash-flow’ for IT projects
  • Establish quality procedures for the SAP team for ISO 9000:2001 audit. Provide reporting on quality metrics
  • Plan & execute software logistic maintenance for the SAP landscape
  • Maintain offline Disaster Recovery Server and regularly test the disaster recovery plan

Confidential

Systems Engineer

  • Connect 150 company locations with lease-lines and/or VSAT links. Lead the effort from testing to commissioning and go-live of these links
  • Implement enterprise-wide email and anti-virus solutions across geographic locations with local servers and clients
  • Build and OS hardening systems in preparation for application installs like SAP, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange, Oracle ERP, etc

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