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Senior Basis Consultant – UK – Leamington Spa

BackOffice Associates, LLC is a worldwide leader in information governance and data migration solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets – data. Our company’s range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. BackOffice Associates’ products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Dow Chemical. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.S., Australia, Europe and Asia.

 

Position Summary

BackOffice Digital Transformation Practice is currently seeking an experienced Senior Basis Consultant for an exciting permanent role based in Leamington Spa.

The person in this position should come from a consulting background and will be familiar with this style of working. You will be a self-starter with a passion for new technologies, especially in the SAP world.

At BackOffice DTP, we’re committed to fostering a healthy office culture with a good work/life balance and exciting problem solving. For you, this is a unique opportunity to help shape the delivery of our client projects and bring your talents to a company that encourages personal growth and development and provides the ability to make an immediate impact and gain recognition. There’s room for growth and development and a genuine commitment to training in the latest SAP and BOA technologies, which frequently involves face-to-face training with the SAP product development teams. The team is actively encouraged and allocated time to write blogs and share their experiences with the broader SAP community.

As a Senior Basis Consultant you will provide technical support and leadership on SAP Basis systems including establishing standards and requirements, evaluating and directing enhancements, and implementing solutions for performance monitoring, and systems configuration, design and implementation. You will design and develop SAP architecture requirements and specifications to ensure the system is meeting corporate needs.

As a proven Senior Basis Consultant, you will be expected to lead the technical stream on projects. A record of successfully delivering a variety of project lifecycles where you have operated in the capacity of Technical lead. Hands-on experience is a must, alongside good communication

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development and preparation of project plans and schedules
  • Provide accurate estimates
  • Provide technical expertise and design to project blueprint activities against agreed standards and policies
  • Ensure work packages are delivered on time, to agreed quality standards and budget
  • Lead technical workshops
  • Produce high quality technical documentation including High Level Designs, Installation and configuration guides
  • Support project managers providing key input into project execution
  • Ensure solutions meet necessary performance criteria and comply with application security policies
  • Support the acceptance and deployment of new solutions into production environments
  • Provide 3rd line application support as required, in line with agreed SLA’s and in compliance with the defined support processes
  • A willingness to drive best practice
  • Good Knowledge of SAP software installation, SAP software/kernel upgrades and patching
  • Good Knowledge of troubleshooting, configuring, monitoring and tuning
  • Good Knowledge of performing client copies, system refreshes, transport management, performing backups/restores and disaster recovery
  • Good Knowledge of printer/spool administration, batch job administration, security administration, starting/ stopping application/database and system landscape directory
  • Knowledge of SAP integration with hardware, operating system, and cluster solution used; Knowledge of SAP integration with the backup solutions
  • Good knowledge of Database administration
  • Good knowledge of SAP HANA oriented technical architecture and integrations
  • Good understanding of SAP security concept and able to design and implement SAP authorization
  • Knowledge of certificate authentication configuration for Single Sign-on and encryption
  • Must have an up to date knowledge of the latest SAP technologies

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, software development or similar qualification
  • Expert in SAP Basis
  • Operating Systems : Unix, Linux, Windows Server
  • Database experience with SQL Server, Oracle, DB2
  • SAP NetWeaver administration knowledge: SAP ECC, BI, CRM, Portal, GRC, PI/PO, Solution Manager, SLD, TDMS, TREX administration, HANA
  • Knowledge in ABAP and JAVA stack
  • Experience with Installations, Upgrades and Migrations of SAP products and databases including HANA
  • Demonstrable experience of leading requirement gathering workshops
  • Experience in providing estimations, RFP’s
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Experience of project delivery methodologies, in particular Agile
  • Experience of Change Management across complex SAP landscapes
  • S/4 HANA installation and administration experience, a plus
  • Experience with Backup Solutions, a plus
  • Certificate authentication configuration for SSO and encryption, a plus
  • High Availability/Cluster solutions experience, a plus
  • Experience with Linux/Windows server setup (including Virtual Machines), a plus
  • Architectural experience of designing technical solutions, a plus
  • Experience dealing with 3rd parties
  • Logical, methodical, solutions-orientated person with tenacity and drive
  • Proven ability and aptitude to explore and learn new technologies released by SAP
  • Excellent presentation skills and an ability to communicate complex solutions in simple language to a variety of audiences
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Essential to have experience working on multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong influencing skills

 

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 If you are interested in this or any one of the exciting career opportunities at BackOffice Associates®, please go to www.boaweb.com and view our Careers section, where you should complete the on-line application process.

 

BackOffice Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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