Application Architect - SAP.Basis in Halifax at IBM

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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IBM Global Business Services (GBS) helps our clients fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent their operations for great efficiency and transform their entire enterprises through cognitive. We invite you to consider joining IBM's global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise that are helping transform the way we live and work.
IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM’s business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:
  • The CIC NS is one of IBM’s highest performing delivery centres worldwide – for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.
  • More than 100 of our employees received promotion in 2015 alone. Structured career development programs are helping us grow our future leaders from within.
  • We are very focused on continuous skill development – staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth.
  • Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia’s ICT industry, especially in talent development.
We are seeking highly motivated, dedicated and experienced persons with excellent communication and analytical skills with SAP Basis working experience. If you are on top of your profession and possess the following key skills, we invite you to apply to our openings.

SAP Product Delivery Leads
At least 6 years of experience in managing SAP basis - NetWeaver environments
Hand on experience supporting several SAP productions like ( EP,BW,MDM,ERP) and Business Suite products of SAP like SRM,CRM,SCM . Live cache etc
Excellent communication and customer management skills with ability to work with a global team in a multi vendor environment.
Strong understanding of service management concepts, SLAs, performance metrics, root cause analysis and remediation.
Ability to effectively present technical proposals and analysis to senior management.
Experience in Planning, Leading and Coordinating complex changes.
Proactively maintaining the landscape and giving expert recommendation to customers
Identifying and developing standard operating procedures, scripts to improve service delivery
Experience in Installation and upgrade various SAP systems
Knowledge of Oracle,DB2 Sybase and SQL Server databases
Knowledge of AIX and Windows
Knowledge of setting up Disaster Recovery Systems
Hands on experience in multiple areas from the list below::
- performance analysis
- STMS configuration and administration
- Language installations
- Client copy, deletion
- SPS Upgrade
- Install and maintain add-ons
- Configure CCMS and Solution Manager Database Administration
- Database administration
- Manage SAP landscape configuration documentation
- Early Watch Alert application
- analysis Backup and recovery procedures implementation
- troubleshooting
- Project Support
- Must be located on-site at IBM office in Bedford, NS.

SAP Build/ Migration Consultant
At least 4 to 5 years in managing SAP basis - NetWeaver environments
Experience in performing Heterogenous Migrations (Across DBs, Across Datacenter,)
Experience in performing Production Migration with systems in HA
Experience in HANA Migrations
Experience in Installing various SAP systems from 46C to 7.3
Knowledge of Oracle,DB2 Sybase and SQL Server databases
Knowledge of AIX and Windows
Experience in Migrations of EP/XI/PI/BI/SCM/BPC/BOBJ/BODS
Knowledge of setting up Disaster Recovery Systems
OS/DB Migration Certified.
Hands on experience in multiple areas from the list below:
- performance analysis
- STMS configuration and administration
- Language installations
- Client copy, deletion
- SPS Upgrade
- Install and maintain add-ons
- Configure CCMS and Solution Manager Database Administration
- Database administration
- Manage SAP landscape configuration documentation
- Early Watch Alert application
- analysis Backup and recovery procedures implementation
- troubleshooting
- Project Support
- Must be located on-site at IBM office in Bedford, NS.

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