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Sap Basis Consultant Resume

Pittsburgh, PA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

SAP Basis Administrator with experience in the areas of all SAP Basis functions, SAP Security, and database administration, on IBM AS/400, AIX, Oracle, and Windows platforms. I have performed 3 full life cycle implementations. I have also been the technical administrator for both, Taxware and Vertex. Expertise in EDI and IBM Tivoli. Skilled in designing infrastructure and implementing technology to support large user groups, supporting users at corporate headquarters as well as multiple remote locations. Proven ability to translate business needs into technology requirements that support the company’s business objectives and to successfully manage all phases of IT projects from needs analysis and requirements definition to vendor selection, implementation .

SKILL:

  • iSERIES(AS400)
  • IBM AIX
  • SAP BASIS
  • SAP SECURITY
  • EDI - GENTRAN/400
  • SAP IDOCS
  • CUA
  • SAP ARCHIVING
  • ABAP
  • SQL
  • JAVA
  • Z/OS
  • WINDOWS 2000/2003
  • SAN
  • VMWare
  • WINDOWS NT
  • TIVOLI
  • COBOL
  • RPG
  • VERTEX
  • TAXWARE
  • BRMS
  • UNIX
  • SUN SOLARIS
  • TCP/IP
  • LDAP
  • NFS
  • MIMIX
  • POWERTECH

EXPERIENCE:

SAP Basis Consultant

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • SAP installation and ongoing maintenance covering NW 7.3 ABAP & Java stacks, and recent versions of most of the following products: Enterprise Portal, ECC, PI, BW, Vertex, GRC, BPC, and BusinessObjects.
  • Provide BASIS technical support in an ERP environment for SAP software.
  • Monitor system alerts and operational logs, performing logical software support such as performance investigation, system debugging, troubleshooting problems and installing software patches and updates.
  • Work collaboratively with the SAP Functional teams from the business and regional support hubs (local IT team) and management team on projects, issues and enhancements.
  • Provide technical guidance for large - scale domestic and international projects including application installation and tuning, planning and installing patches in test and production environments.
  • Performs SAP performance analysis and tuning, SAP migrations, SAP upgrades, space management and capacity planning, database maintenance, problem resolution, including off hours support.
  • Participates in multi-landscape design solutions, architecture recommendations, and strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Supports and monitors the production break fix landscape, monitor the SAP environments, perform analysis, and support production application support.
  • Investigate and participate in new technologies and solutions from SAP and associated vendors.
  • Installation and configuration of Solution Manager 7.1 .
  • Experience with SLD and SMD configuration.
  • Installation knowledge of BI.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues for clients and end users, regarding SAP.
  • Providing technical support to functional areas, configurations and developers.
  • Installed R/3 modules, FI, CO, PP, MM, H/R, SD .
  • ABAP programming knowledge.
  • Work with business users and trading partners to gather & analyze requirements.
  • Coordinate with functional teams, Project Managers and Technical Managers on Integration requirements.
  • Prepare design and review new applications and integration strategies.
  • Create trading partner profiles, map transactions, establish communication links with trading partners and conduct thorough testing.
  • Monitor all EDI transactions including IDOCs, email notifications & communication from trading partners.
  • Performing weekly SAP archiving of IDOCS.
  • Experience working with 3 rd party EDI service providers.
  • Providing technical support to functional areas, configurations and developers.
  • Use SAP's Transport Management System for pushing Security changes into production.
  • Monitoring all SAP activity.
  • Technical administrator for all the Vertex implementation and upgrades.
  • Administration of thirteen AS/400’s.
  • Provided AS/400 administration, such as OS upgrades, system backups, and weekly IPL’s.
  • Work with various components and add-on of SAP solutions.
  • Implemented SAP batch and printing processes.
  • Experience with disaster recovery processes and procedures.
  • My expertise is in the areas of SAP Infrastructure setup, Installations, Configurations, Upgrades.
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager upgrades and installations on IBM and Microsoft platforms.
  • Assign daily and nightly backup tasks through TSM.
  • Working with various backup methodology such as, LTO drives, SAN, and virtual backup.
  • Perform disaster recovery procedures from TSM backups.
  • Have worked extensively with off-shore personnel.

SAP Basis Consultant

Confidential, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Installed SAP ECC 6.0 and Netweaver Portal, PI, BW, Solution Manager on an IBM AS/400 platform.
  • Supported SAP Basis environment on IBM AIX, utilizing DB2.
  • Extensive experience in configuration of Change management (STMS)
  • Perform Kernel upgrade, Support Packages, and Enhancement Pack installs through Solution Manager.
  • Maintain environments through system copies, system refreshes, and transport management.
  • Manage SAP System Disaster Recovery, Planning, and Testing.
  • Analyze system performance, system health checks and implement tuning improvements.
  • Install and maintain printers in SAP.
  • Setup both SAP and user batch jobs.
  • Configure CCMS monitoring through Solution Manager.
  • Maintain transactions selection and authorization objects in activity groups.
  • Designing and building roles using PFCG including complex design restrictions.
  • Assist in security gap analysis and defect Management.
  • Implementation and maintenance of Vertex.
  • Systems administration on AS/400.
  • ABAP programming.
  • Create security roles based on company functional departments.
  • User Administration and Role maintenance.
  • Creation of monthly security audit report .
  • Providing technical support to functional areas, configurations and developers .
  • Perform system refreshes and client copies.
  • Planned and implemented a HA disaster recovery site.

SAP Basis Administrator

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities:

  • SAP Basis Administrator, on the AS/400, in which I designed, planned, and implemented three “Go Lives” for this corporation.
  • Upgraded SAP 4.6C to ECC 6.0 for one division within the company.
  • Have extensively worked as SAP Lead Basis Administrator in various SAP
  • Releases including SAP ECC 6.0, NetWeaver, BI, Solution Manager, XI/ PI, CRM, SRM on IBM iSeries(AS/400), V6R1.
  • Configuration of PI adapters including RFC, IDOC, setting up JDBC drivers, and problem analysis using Component, Message, and End-to-End monitoring of Runtime Work Bench tool.
  • Extensive experience in Change management (STMS), Kernel upgrade, Support Package, Enhancement Packs, Plug-Ins and OSS Notes application using SPAM/SAINT/SNOTE, Spool Administration and Batch Jobs Administration, Security and Authorizations and SSL.
  • Unix administration and Shell scripting .
  • Extensive DB2/400 skills.
  • Perform LPAR configuration.
  • Performed HMC console upgrades.
  • Scheduled backups with BRMS.
  • Upgrade of Netweaver and ECC with enhancement packs.
  • Familiar with APO, CRM, SRM, Solution Manager, ITS, J2Eengine, XI, BI, EP, and all R/3 modules.
  • User and role administration with CUA.
  • Implemented SAP batch and printing processes.
  • Experience with disaster recovery processes and procedures.
  • Experienced in SAP installations on virtual servers utilizing VMWare.
  • My expertise is in the areas of SAP Infrastructure setup, Installations, Configurations, Upgrades, Several Unicode conversions, Enhancement Packages, Security & Authorizations design, Support Maintenance and In-house Activities.
  • Experience with Solution Manager .
  • Experience with SLD and SMD configuration.
  • Installation knowledge of BI.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues for clients and end users, regarding SAP.
  • Providing technical support to functional areas, configurations and developers. Use SAP's Transport Management System for pushing Security changes into production.
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of ABAP and JAVA stacks.
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of VERTEX Q series as well as version upgrades.
  • Extensive use with full functionality of OSS.
  • Experience with client copies and system refreshes.
  • Extensive experience in SAP Security.
  • Creation of monthly audit report.
  • Providing technical support to functional areas, configurations and developers.
  • Configure GRC Access Control Tool to avoid SOD Conflicts to comply with Sarbanes- Oxley (SOX) regulation.
  • Use SAP's Transport Management System for pushing Security changes into production.
  • Managed a team of seven SAP employees consisting of developers, configurators, and security analyst.
  • Managing a staff of three consisting of a help desk analyst, an operations analyst, and a network administrator in supporting 5000 employees across various locations.
  • Experience with landscape optimization.
  • Knowledge of ABAP, ALE, and RFC connections between systems.
  • Responsible for reporting to SOX auditors on a yearly basis.
  • Experience with NWDI.
  • Worked with off-shore consultants.
  • Monitor and maintain the database health’s and integrity.

SAP Basis Consultant

Confidential, Lynchburg, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation and “Go Live” of SAP ECC 5.0 on the IBM iSeries(AS/400).
  • SAP Basis administration and technical core competencies tasks including installations and upgrades, problem determination and resolution, software patching, support package application, database management, performance tuning, and project sizing.
  • Excellent analytical skills to evaluate system performance, database performance, system health checks and implementation of tuning improvements.
  • Participation in multi-landscape design solutions, architecture recommendations, and client strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Experience in multiple SAP implementations and upgrades including SAP R/3, PI, BI, Portal, and Solution Manager.
  • Ability to design and implement the portal landscape upgrades and patches.
  • Design, troubleshoot and resolve problems and performance issues relating to SAP Portal interoperability with existing network and system landscape.
  • Work closely with SAP Functional Team Leads to ensure complete and coordinate enhancements to company's enterprise-wide SAP R/3 implementation.
  • Self-starter capable of working with a team through complex systems implementations.
  • Technical Leadership and participation in technical projects across multiple teams.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment.
  • Experience working as part of an IT operations team supporting users globally in a highly critical and dynamic 24x7 environment is must.
  • 3 Unicode conversions of various components.
  • EDI Programming and administration utilizing Gentran/400.
  • Extensive DB2/400 skills.
  • Perform LPAR configuration.
  • Performed HMC console upgrades.
  • Scheduled backups with BRMS.
  • Performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized and capable of multi tasking.
  • Willingness to participate in non-standard work hours.

SAP Basis Administrator

Confidential, Chalfont, PA

Responsibilities:

  • I have previously developed and maintained a five system SAP landscape which included a Sandbox, Development/Test system, and a 3 tier Production environment.
  • Responsible for the implementation and 3 “Go Lives” of SAP R3 40B on the IBM iSeries(AS/400)
  • SAP Basis administration and technical core competencies tasks including installations and upgrades, problem determination and resolution, software patching, support package application, database management, performance tuning, and project sizing.
  • Installed R/3 modules, FI, CO, PP, MM, H/R, SD.
  • Unix administration and Shell scripting.
  • ABAP Programming.
  • Create trading partner profiles, map transactions, establish communication links with trading partners and conduct thorough testing.
  • Monitor all EDI transactions including IDOCs, email notifications & communication from trading partners.
  • Performing weekly SAP archiving of IDOCS.
  • Experience working with 3 rd party EDI service providers
  • Performed weekly SAP archiving of IDOCS.
  • Providing technical support to functional areas, configurations and developers.
  • Use SAP's Transport Management System for pushing Security changes into production.
  • Monitored all SAP activity.
  • Technical administrator for all the Taxware implementation and upgrades.
  • Trained end users as needed on SAP.
  • EDI Programming and administration.
  • Provided AS/400 administration, such as OS upgrades, system backups, and weekly IPL’s.
  • Provided on the AS/400.
  • Extensive DB2/400 skills.
  • Perform LPAR configuration.
  • DB2 Performance Management.
  • AIX server support on IBM pSeries 595, on v 5.3 and 6.1.
  • IBM LPAR configuration
  • IBM Hardware Management Console (HMC)
  • Strong understanding of LVM in a SAN environment
  • User management
  • AIX mksysb
  • IBM Network Install Manager (NIM)
  • Currently supporting projects and run/maintain tasks for AIX environment.
  • Strong Systems Administration knowledge of AIX, LPARS, NIS, NFS.
  • Experience in SAN, backup, system security, Unix scripting.
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good personal computer and business solutions software skills.
  • Performed HMC console upgrades.
  • Scheduled backups with BRMS.
  • Installation of TSM backups with SAN technology.
  • Experienced in SAP installations on virtual servers with VMWare.
  • Excellent analytical skills to evaluate system performance, database performance, system health checks and implementation of tuning improvements.
  • Work closely with SAP Functional Team Leads to ensure complete and coordinate enhancements to company's enterprise-wide SAP R/3 implementation.
  • Self-starter capable of working with a team through complex systems implementations.
  • Technical Leadership and participation in technical projects across multiple teams.
  • Managed six data center operators.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment .
  • Experience working as part of an IT operations team supporting users globally in a highly critical and dynamic 24x7 environment is must.
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of SQL server administration and language.
  • Some knowledge of SQL programming language.
  • TSM administrator on both Z/OS and AIX.
  • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager upgrades and installations on IBM and Microsoft platforms.
  • Assign daily and nightly backup tasks through TSM.
  • Working with various backup methodology such as, LTO drives, SAN, and virtual backup.
  • Perform disaster recovery procedures from TSM backups.
  • Restore files for customers from TSM backups.
  • Perform trouble-shooting of any TSM issues.

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