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Sap Basis Consultant Resume

Atlanta, GA

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • 11 years’ experience in SAP technologies with specialization in SAP BASIS/NetWeaver Administration
  • Hands on experience in SAP Hosting, Migrating, Upgrades, Enhancement Pack Installations, SPS Updates, Maintenance, Monitoring, Troubleshooting, Security Services, Performance Optimization, Back - up procedures and Disaster Recovery process on SAP HANA DB, SAP R/3, ECC 6.0 (ERP 6.0), SRM, SRM-MDM Catalog, HCM (ERP 6.0), Enterprise Portal, XI/PI, BI, SCM (APO) with Live Cache, xMII (NetWeaver CE) and Solution Manager Systems
  • Strategic and tactical knowledge of SAP landscape planning, BASIS best practices, cutover planning, Sizing, HW / SW provisioning, private/public cloud hosting, connectivity, middleware / technical integration and SOX compliance
  • Strong supervisory and hands-on experience in the following: system copies (Homogeneous, Heterogeneous, redirected restore), backup/restore, SSL s, firewall modification requests, single sign-on (SSO), RFC destination setup, printer setup, Correction & Transport System (CTS+), system performance tuning, root cause analysis and resolving Early Watch, short dump, and other monitoring / health check report issues
  • Experience in designing, prototyping, integrating solutions, recommending technical scope and maintaining SAP Landscapes with end-to-end full life-cycle Basis implementations
  • Installed BW 7.4 SPS8 (SR2) with DB on HANA (SUSE Linux) and CI on Windows 2012 for Confidential Inc. SAP LAB
  • Performed SRM Upgrade from 5.0 to 7.0 EHP2 SPS10
  • Installed EHP1 & EHP2 along with Support Pack Stack using Enhancement Pack Installer tool on SAP NetWeaver 7.0 (Enterprise Portal and BI) system landscapes
  • Installed EHP (Enhancement Pack) 6 along with Support Pack Stack using SUM (Software Update Manager) tool on SAP ERP 6.0 system landscape
  • Installed and configured Solution Manager 7.1 system on cloud environment
  • Performed Hardware Migration of SAP Enterprise Portal systems to Cloud environment
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP methodologies and tools for successful and timely implementation of SAP Components, providing better integration enabling rapid access to critical information. Hands on experience in coping data using Client Copy procedures and Migrating/Refreshing SAP servers using Homogeneous, Heterogeneous & Redirected restore procedures
  • Implementing TDMS (Test Data Migration Server) to scramble sensitive data on SAP HCM systems for HR reporting
  • Built new systems in the landscape using SAP Landscape Virtualization process (Rename tool)
  • Extensive experience in updating Mid-Year and Year-end synchronous HRSP s on SAP HCM environment
  • Experience in setting up Central System Monitoring, E2E Root Cause Analysis, Solution Manager Diagnosis (SMD), EWA, SLR by adding Satellite systems to monitor SAP ABAP and Java based systems centrally from Solution Manager 7.1
  • Proficient in User Administration (User, Group, Role, Confidential ), System Administration, Database Backup, Disaster Recovery etc.
  • Worked on end to end Integration of SAP Enterprise Portal with the SAP systems like BI, ECC & HCM
  • Worked to integrate SAP servers with third-party bolt-on applications Peak, GIS, Vertex, BSI TaxFactory, Topcall, Esker Faxing & OpenText Live Link (IXOS) archiving system with SAP
  • Hands on experience on DB2 9.5, 9.7 & 10.1 and Oracle 10g databases with Version and Fix Pack upgrade capability. Experience in implementing Table Row compression on DB2 database
  • Good knowledge in Installing and Integrating Vertex Tax Application with SAP and updating Vertex GeoCode and Rate updates on the Vertex servers to reflect the new sales tax changes
  • Experience on Netweaver 2004s stack including Web Application Server (WAS) 6.40
  • Experience in Configuration of Adobe document Service (ADS), System Landscape Directory (SLD) & NWDI
  • Extensively worked on integration of BEx and WAD queries into SAP EP 6.0 and SAP EP 7.0 as SAP BI Report iViews as well as designing the PCD for better Portal Content Management
  • Having good knowledge on ITIL service delivery method ology. Worked as an Onshore liaison for offshore team for best in time delivery and 100 percent customer satisfaction

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

SAP Basis Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Installed SAP HANA Database on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 PL2 using SAP HANA Lifecycle Manager
  • Updated HANA DB to Revision 85 using HANA Lifecycle Manager
  • Installed BW (SAP NetWeaver) 7.4 SPS8 (SR2) with DB on HANA Linux and CI on Windows using SPM (Software Provisioning Manager)
  • Installed BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 10.1 standard running on top of BW 7.4 SPS8
  • Activated the EPM services required for the BPC Web Client access
  • Installed SAP EPM Solutions, add-in for Microsoft Office to provide business users the capability to analyze data from within supported SAP EPM applications, using Microsoft Office tools

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. Enterprise Resource Planning Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team of 8 Basis Administrators including onsite and offshore for production support
  • Performed SAP SRM 5.0 to SRM 7.0 EHP2 SPS10 Upgrade
  • Installed SAP Enhancement packages on SAP ERP 6.0 (EHP 6), SAP NetWeaver 7.0 (EHP 1 & 2), SAP Business Suite & SAP Solution Manager systems along with support pack stacks using EHP Installer tool
  • Installed EHP1, EHP2 on SAP NetWeaver 7.0 (BW & Portal) environment
  • Performed Mid-Year and Year-End HRSP updates on SAP HR system
  • Performed BSI v9.0 TUBs updates on regular releases
  • Performed Hardware Migration of SAP Enterprise Portal Systems to Cloud based environment
  • Installed SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SPS8 (ABAP+Java) on Cloud environment
  • Installed and configured Wily Introscope 8.2 to work with Solution Manager 7.1
  • Configured and implemented Solution Manager Diagnostics (SMD) for End to End Root Cause Analysis (RCA). Installed SMD Agents for monitoring via Solution Manager
  • Integrated dedicated SLD with the Solution Manager SLD
  • Configured all systems (ABAP and Java) within the landscape to point to new dedicated SLD
  • Configured all landscape systems and solutions on Solution Manager via SMSY. Configured automatic system data collection via RFC from satellite systems to Solution Manager
  • Configured Solution Manager (7.1) to generate Early Watch reports automatically. Configured satellite systems (SDDN) for sending early watch data to solution manager
  • Perform SCM/APO and Livecache SPS update
  • Performed Database upgrades, DB2 UDB version 9.5 to 9.7 and 10.1 based upon SAP supportability matrix
  • Support Vertex Sales Tax Qseries Application and perform monthly tax bulletin updates
  • Configure and Support SAP Faxing Solution (Esker), Update the firewall when necessary to allow and close the connection to SAP systems for faxing
  • Integrate SAP servers with third-party bolt-on applications Peak, GIS, Vertex, BSI TaxFactory, Topcall, Esker Faxing & OpenText Live Link (IXOS) archiving system with SAP
  • Plan and perform the Disaster Recovery exercise to ensure SAP & Third-party business critical applications will be restored in timely manner to avoid business continuity
  • Perform J2EE administration for all NetWeaver systems, trouble-shoot and resolve all issues related to J2EE using Visual Tool, Config Tool and JCO
  • Perform SAP JVM switch on all SAP Java systems to be in line with SAP mainstream support
  • Perform Enhanced CTS+ (Change and Transport Management System) configuration alone with single sign on to move the Java object changes across the landscape
  • Implement TDMS (Test Data Migration Server) to be able to scramble the sensitive data on SAP HCM systems for HR reporting
  • Migrate SAP systems: Homogeneous & Heterogeneous migrations to move SAP systems into Cloud environment
  • Performed Unicode migration on SAP Solution Manager system
  • Perform Index Assessment, create Indexes and transport from DEV to PRD for large and critical tables

Confidential, Memphis, TN

Enterprise Resource Planning Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Set up technical infrastructure for the global SAP implementation (server builds, technical evolutions) on HP-UX environment
  • Migrated SAP environment from HP-UX to AIX platform
  • Upgraded SAP R/3 4.7 landscape to ECC 6.0
  • Implemented advanced techniques and optimization: tables split, parallel export/import on servers
  • Performed SAP Kernel release upgrades and database tools on various systems in the landscape to meet the pre-requisites for database upgrade
  • Implemented various OSS notes for functional issues and analyzed the solution set by interacting with the functional users
  • Analyzed and proposed solutions to handle tables with a rapid growth rate by separated data files on different logical disks
  • Performed Client administration by creating new Clients and perform client refreshes using various methods (Local client copy, Remote client copy & Client Export Import)
  • Performed Daylight Saving Time changes and applied respective OSS notes to add entries into the tables
  • Involved in SAP R/3 Security Administration by reviewing existing Activity-Groups for better security controls
  • Created new activity-groups and handled authorization of Object’s field level security restriction for tight security control
  • Monitored SAP landscapes centrally by installing CCMSPING, SAPCCM4X & SAPCCMSR agent via Solution Manager
  • Updated and tuned memory parameters after the memory analysis and study
  • Analyze SQL traces and fine tuning SAP memory settings
  • Perform Spool & Temse administration, install and copy Device Types, Export and Import Device Types and Install True Type Fonts
  • Perform Language Imports and Language Supplementation
  • Configure RFC destinations, Logical Systems, operation modes and profiles

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

SAP Basis Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Planned & hosted SAP R/3 system landscape (version 4.6C) on a windows environment with oracle database
  • Performed post installation activities, system readiness checks, system connections, setup transport routes, perform bulk transport loads from development to test environment for integration testing
  • Conducted stress tests on newly developed objects before being moved to production environment
  • Involved in Production Support in maintaining the Servers in a Smooth way
  • Performing data refresh activities on sandbox and test clients
  • Daily tasks includes resolving Incident management tickets in all existing SAP systems along with system monitoring, providing support to end users and developers, working with other teams to ensure all development activities are carried out in parallel
  • Setup R/3 profile generator (PG), gathered requirements about user activities and planned security procedures
  • Used R/3 Profile Generator (PFCG) to create, generate and assign authorization profiles to users
  • Worked on documenting roles in roles database and update database history of roles Exported reports to Excel Sheets from SUIM to provide business with detailed list of users in their controls
  • Worked along with the functional teams to set and resolve the authorization object level data and problems in various modules (FI/CO, MM, PS)
  • Used R/3 Profile Generator (PFCG) to create, generate and assign authorization profiles to users
  • Worked on SAP Check Indicator Defaults and Field values, reduced the scope of Authorization checks using transaction SU24 and maintained check indicators for Transaction codes
  • Spool administration: Defined output devices for local, remote and front end printing, defined logical spool servers, managed spools and output requests (SPAD)
  • Scheduled and Monitored batch jobs on SAP
  • Performed Technical Upgrade based on the Operating System, Database versions and Installed Add-On’s
  • Applied SAP Notes to resolve emergency issues
  • Administrated Oracle database: Space Management and other Database activities using BRTOOLS
  • Configured SAProuter to give access to servers securely for SAP Support

Confidential, Exton, PA

SAP Basis Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • SAP Kernel, Patch and Add-on implementation including ABAP and Java stack using SDM/JSPM.
  • Move application fixes throughout the system using Transport Management System ( TMS )
  • Regular System/Batch Job Administration and Monitoring.
  • Daily Monitoring activities like Analyzing ABAP Dumps, Update Monitoring, Alert Monitors, System Traces, lock Entries Set Alert threshold, operation modes.
  • Supported SAPGUI front-end installation and problems related to it
  • Performed security administration such as lock/unlock users, reset passwords, create/delete/copy users, assign authorizations. Created users along with assigning roles, profiles and authorizations by performing user administration with the help of transaction SU01, SU10 and SUIM.
  • Implemented and configure security tools such as Confidential .
  • Performed Database Administration, Table space administration (BRTOOLS), adding data file, monitoring archive logs, trace files, and log files for trouble shooting.
  • Performing local/remote client copies for regular refresh

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