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Senior Sap Basis Engineer Resume

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

SUMMARY:

  • Cutting Edge, innovative Basis Manager and Engineer with 12+ years of IS - IT experience in infrastructure design, application development, full life cycle implementation, 24/7 global administration, project management, technical support and security.
  • Full life cycle implementation of 3 SAP ERP implementations and HANA migration
  • 10+ years in SAP Basis and hands on experience implementing complex SAP environments running on IBM, Windows, Unix and platforms utilizing DB2, MS SQL and HANA databases
  • Daily support of SAP Netweaver ECC ABAP/JAVA, BW, PI/PO, Portal, IS-Retail, Business Objects, Solution Manager, e-Commerce and Cloud/3rd Party integration
  • Demonstrated ability in supporting multiple lines of business, problem determination and resolution of software/hardware issues.
  • Easily establishes rapport and successfully manages and supports IT staff, business stakeholders, offshore teams and vendors.
  • Successfully completes technology projects that increase value to the organization while reducing costs.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

SENIOR SAP BASIS ENGINEER

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully upgraded ECC, PI, BW and Solution Manager landscape increasing performance/scalability and positioning systems for HANA roadmap migration
  • Provide technological and strategic direction to stakeholders and optimize SAP ERP performance
  • Supported recent $1.5 billion company merger to migrate stores and warehouses on legacy systems to SAP ERP. Positioning Wholesale division for future growth and expansion
  • Manage relationships with functional team and business stakeholders
  • Updated SAP Vertex Sales Tax module platform enabling the company to compute sales tax more efficiently
  • Migrated SAP BSI Payroll module platform, eliminating a problematic glitch and freeing up resources
  • Resolved performance issues such as code corrections, database improvements, and software fixes
  • Performed system copies, refreshes and patching. Upgraded EPI-Use software used for system copies and QA testing. Manage job scheduling and workload
  • Installed and configured SAP PI system utilized for middleware, EDI and B2B operations, making systems more productive and increasing ecommerce functionality capabilities
  • Optimized backup process ensuring completed saves and reducing downtime
  • Upgraded Security Weaver software that enables better security governance monitoring
  • Maintain system controls. Ensure compliance with security and audit best practices

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

PROJECT MANAGER & SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Created requirements, analyzed data and infrastructure, verb mappings and ETL system design.
  • Developed data models and interfaces for BW 7.3 data warehouse and SAP BOBJ 4.0 reporting for business areas.
  • Managed systems change, quality assurance, cleansing, data transfers and test scenarios.
  • Supported and coordinated Development staff, Business SMEs and vendors.
  • Oversaw system administration, security, document procedures and knowledge transfer.
  • Delivered the migration project on time and within budget
  • Increased system efficiency by 20% and enabled employees to devote time to other IT priorities
  • Enhanced e-commerce capabilities, enabling the company to appeal to wider customer base

Confidential, Paramus, NJ

SAP BASIS MANAGER CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Supported daily global operations of SAP environment on Windows and IBM platforms.
  • Configured, administered and maintained SAP landscape of ECC 6, BW 7.0, Portal ABAP and JAVA stacks.
  • Monitored system performance, security, capacity planning and application functionality.
  • Reviewed change management transports and promoted through landscape.
  • Technical support for BW and Business Objects 4.0.
  • Resolved issues with interfaces to SAP systems.
  • Collaborated with Business Application Staff to improve process performance and production systems’ reliability.
  • Worked with Global Data Center, technical and functional staff.
  • As Interim Manager maintained successful daily operations during company restructuring
  • Completed kernel upgrades, patch/note installations, client copies, system refreshes and updates on 10+ systems
  • Provided technical support for successful implementation of SAP Governance Risk Compliance 10

Confidential, Yonkers, NY

MANAGER, SAP BASIS & INFRASTRUCTURE

Responsibilities:

  • Provided strategic and technical planning, development, evaluation and coordination of IT infrastructure, SAP ERP systems and applications.
  • Oversaw security for all systems, applications, networks, and user roles.
  • Performed IT business continuity planning, disaster recovery and back-up procedures.
  • Managed $1M annual IT operating and capital budgets.
  • Assessed new relevant technologies and collaborated with lines of business to determine potential value.
  • Developed business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for spending and initiatives.
  • Reviewed and approved contracts for hardware, software and services.
  • Applied SAP notes, database and operating system fixes.
  • Performed daily change management tasks, job scheduling, monitoring and problem resolution.
  • Executed system/client copies and refreshes.
  • Supervised IT staff, global offshore development, and conducted performance reviews.
  • Successfully completed go live and served as technical lead to bring subsidiary company onto SAP ERP, BW 7.3 and Business Objects 4.0 platforms
  • Successfully upgraded SAP BW to 7.3, Business Objects 4.0, system kernels, operating systems, Service Packs, ABAP and JAVA stacks to latest versions
  • Reduced operating costs up to 50% through successful negotiations and by implementing new virtualization, portal and mobile technologies
  • Ensured reliability of IT systems by developing operational processes and installing new technologies
  • Ensured compliance to industry regulations, best practices and auditing standards
  • Key Note Panelist at IBM Inter-Connect Conference in Singapore, 2012

Confidential, Secaucus, NJ

SENIOR SAP BASIS ADMINISTRATOR

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical support to business operations. Successfully implemented and integrated Netweaver 2004s, ECC 6.0, BI, XI, SAP Retail, Solution Manager and Portal.
  • Upgraded kernels, operating systems and installed Service Packs for ABAP and JAVA stacks.
  • Applied SAP notes, database and operating system fixes. Designed and implemented security and user roles.
  • Executed system refreshes and client copies. Designed audit procedures.
  • Successfully completed project to migrate to new IBM POWER6 servers and consolidated landscape hardware, resulting in substantial hardware/software maintenance savings
  • Ensured SOX compliance and adherence to industry standards

Confidential, Mahwah, NJ

OPERATIONS TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Team member for $80M implementation of Oracle ERP project.
  • Technical Support for 24/7 US/Europe production environment.
  • Managed job scheduling, security, user access and audit procedures.
  • Performed system refreshes for testing and QA. Installed and configured hardware for IBM Midrange POWER servers running AIX and OS/400.
  • Performed OS upgrades, installed Service Packs, and software patches.
  • Primary contact for Help Desk.
  • Transported program changes across landscape.

Confidential, New York, NY

MANAGER & TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager and Technical Lead on company LAN and infrastructure project.
  • Installed and upgraded servers to Windows 2003/2000 Server and MS Exchange 2003.
  • Administered PCs, Exchange, SQL2000, AS400, and Web servers.
  • Installed operating system upgrades, PTFs, Service Packs and software updates.
  • Developed database design and reporting using MS Access and Query 400.
  • Developed financial reports using Crystal Reports and DB2.
  • Provided technical and business guidance to Directors in refining requirements and specifications for new ventures and IT systems.

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