Senior/Lead SAP Basis Consultant

Location: Durban North, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Job # 8077108
Date Posted: 02-09-2016
We are looking for a lead/senior SAP Basis consultant for a permanent position in Durban. This will be a dynamic role involving SAP Basis and technology consulting on support and projects, project management, mentorship, and business development. There is huge opportunity for career growth in the position.

The following is required:
  • 7+ years' experience as a SAP Basis/Technology consultant
  • Experience on various projects including upgrades, patching, new implementations, EHP upgrades, etc.
  • Extensive experience in providing SAP Basis support at a senior level
  • Implementation and maintenance experience with Solution Manager, ECC, ABAP & Java stack, portals, Gateway, ADS, SDL configuration
  • Experience using and maintaining databases such as MaxDB, MS SQL, Oracle, Sybase, HANA
  • Experience in using server operating systems such as Windows / Linux / Unix / AIX
  • Good track record for Project Management
  • Strong analytical skills are required to understand, diagnose and resolve technical situations.
  • Must be SAP certified
The following is highly beneficial:
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining BW, CRM, SRM, APO, MII, etc.
  • Experience with HANA
  • Multiple SAP Basis Certifications
  • Experience with cloud integration / hybrid deployment models
  • Experience with the Scrum methodology
Key Tasks:
  • Work across multiple customers on a regular basis
  • Configure SAP systems including upgrades, and preventative and corrective maintenance through the change management process
  • Develop Disaster Recovery plans, procedures and test scenarios and participate in DR rehearsals when required.
  • Provide incident and problem management with responsibility for resolution and root cause analysis of the most complex issues
  • Interface and coordinate with business and application support teams, infrastructure teams as well as the project teams.
  • Develop complex transport landscapes in line with the change management strategy.
  • Transport management system copies and client refreshes
  • Setup and maintain the authorisation, user and profile security.
  • Database administration
  • System monitoring
  • Mentor junior consultants
  • Facilitate training for Basis trainees
  • Delegate work to the team
  • Manage projects
  • Manage the Basis team
  • Business development
  • Keep up-to-date on latest SAP trends and technologies in order to advise customers accordingly
If you are interested in this position, please apply online and submit your updated CV and expected annual cost to company.
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