The SAP Basis Consultant is responsible for the management of the SAP environment. The responsibilities include configuring, monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting the SAP technical environment on an ongoing basis as well as scheduling and executing the SAP transport system.
Collaborates to resolve SAP transport and source code problems, and is responsible for the installation, upgrade, and maintenance of SAP systems.
Additional areas include the evaluation and design of interfaces between SAP and external systems, maintenance of the SAP Data Dictionary and database objects, and manage the migration of SAP database and application configuration into production as well as analyse, develop, and maintain data architectures and process models within SAP.
Responsible for supporting core enterprise systems built on technologies such as SAP S4 HANA, SAP PI, IBO, GRC, SAP WEB DISPATCHER (SAP WD), SAP CRM, and SAP SOLUTION MANAGER
Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to
Investigate and evaluate new technologies to enhance services. Recommend product version upgrades and deployment of service packs.
Upgrade processes to align other areas to conform to SAP standards.
Technical advice for new SAP projects.
Provide architectural (Hardware and software) recommendations. Execute investigations to identify causes of problems and suggest and implement technical solutions.
Provide professional advice in terms of project scope, assisting with the implementation of the relevant strategy and considering & communicating the organisational impact.
Advises on change management approaches and their technology partners in order to minimize business or operational impact.
The documentation and updating of the existing SAP environment and work with IT and business units to modernize the SAP environment.
Assure the highest levels of stability, integrity, reliability, security, and availability of the SAP environment under his / her responsibility, consistent with the resources available and the established change control policies and prescribed procedures.
Correct reported problems with SAP software and communication interfaces under his / her responsibility. Knowledge transferring - Transfer of job product knowledge and technology through coaching and mentoring staff.
Contribute to the SAP community at Group Shared Systems through sharing experiences and information, which has been gathered through research and execution of projects.
Experience in team management is a strong asset
Assist in sizing and designing the corporate SAP system architecture as required for installed and proposed systems.
Approaches problem solving beyond the obvious and ensures that the problems are being resolved in a timely and concise manner.
Act as a resource as needed during critical system outages to provide management with business impact information necessary to make decisions.
Personal Attributes and Skills
Education and Experience