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SAP Basis Paas Manager - Remote

  • Next Ventures Ltd
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Jan 15, 2020

Job Description

Next Ventures are searching for SAP Basis Cloud PaaS Manager with the below description, to join a remote project. There is a possibility for this role to be extended, with the initial contract length at 6 months.

  1. Daily rate: 280 EUR max non-negotiable
  2. Duration months + extension
  3. Working Location: Remote
  4. Travel: occasional to Slovakia/Baden
  5. Language: English
  6. Skillset: mid to senior (no HANA experience needed)

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate changes to the SAP environments including upgrades, support packages, software corrections, software updates, parameter settings, security notes and other SAP related changes. Actively participate in the change management process by working directly with other infrastructure groups, application support, change management and business teams
  • Work directly with cloud strategic sourcing partner to drive maximum value from our SAP support. Identify areas where support is not sufficient and help drive solutions to maximize the value derived.
  • Review and prioritize initiatives for the management of our SAP systems
  • Review SAP software related incidents looking for repetitive and/or common problems and help drive solutions that can be applied globally. Participate in the Problem Management process to make sure SAP related problems are properly addressed as part of the RCA process. Look for opportunities to use solutions to drive common processes and procedures globally
  • Work with project teams to ensure new SAP systems or upgrades to existing systems are operationally ready and able to be properly supported during and after Go Live
  • Work with our infrastructure strategic sourcing partners to maintain the software, configuration, security, performance and monitoring of SAP systems and the management of upgrades, installations, changes, problems, incidents and audit compliance
  • Leads Operational incidents and focuses heavily on event management (prevention of incidents). This role will also focus on project needs from a Basis standpoint
  • Manage the addition and removal of SAP systems as they are created and decommissioned. Look for opportunities to reduce the overall cost of support
  • Ensure our SAP systems are compliant with both internal and external audit, security and vulnerability requirements
  • Help plan, coordinate and execute our strategy to move SAP systems to Cloud Based solutions
  • Proactively identify and remediate SAP HANA issues
  • Focus highly on Event management as opposed to incident management
  • Single Point of Contact for SAP deployment projects from a Basis standpoint
  • Deep Technical Knowledge in SAP best practices

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years' work experience in Information Technology
  • 4+ years' work experience in SAP

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Applications, or Engineering discipline
  • Strong understanding of IaaS, PaaS & SaaS concepts.
  • AWS/GCP Cloud Certifications (not a must)
  • Experience in the support and implementation of SAP systems and technologies and experience with SAP Hana, Linux, Wintel, DB2 LUW, Oracle etc.
  • Experience in SAP Process Orchestration (PO), SAP Process Integration (PI), SAP Solution Manager, SAP Portal and/or SAP Cloud Platform Integration
  • Experience working on SAP projects
  • IT Vendor Management experience
  • Knowledge of SAP and cloud-based SAP systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technical subjects to non-technical audiences.