Avance Consulting Published: March 9, 2019
Brunswick, Germany
Job Type


Location  : Brunswick Lower Saxony Germany
Type        : Permanent

Language : German

Job Description
In the role of the SAP Basis & HANA SME, you will be responsible to plan & execute complex SAP Basis changes, HANA installations/migrations, participate in architecture & change planning discussions with client and also be the topic lead for HANA & other advanced Basis topics. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued


  • Manage the SAP Basis & HANA team
  • Technical delivery of SAP Basis administration deliverables in mission critical production support environments
  • Plan & execute on a diversity of Basis projects like EHP & Version upgrades, Unicode conversions, Hardware migrations, Landscape design & installations, HANA migrations, etc.
  • Participate in client meetings including architecture related discussions
  • Define technical master solutions & procedures for the team
  • Troubleshoot & resolve incidents with stringent SLA criterion
  • Provide on-call support during non-business hours on a rotation basis
  • Engage in problem management process for root cause determination & permanent corrective action
  • Support team in resolving critical technical issues during crisis situations


  • Strong hands-on experience in SAP Basis System Administration (7+ years) on ABAP, J2EE stacks for Netweaver 7.0 and higher versions, ECC, BO, CRM, Solman, PO, EP, GRC, NWDI, TREX
  • In-depth exposure to administering SAP systems deployed on Linux & Oracle, Livecache & HANA platforms
  • Architecting & Hands-on experience on SAP HANA operations & migrations in scale out model essential for this role
  • Working knowledge on Basis activities like system refreshes, client copies, homogeneous/heterogeneous SAP system migrations, SAP installations, support pack deployments, EHP & kernel upgrades
  • Conceptual knowledge & working experience in HA & DR scenarios for SAP landscapes
  • Ability to troubleshoot performance degradation issues in SAP environment
  • Good knowledge in ITIL processes – Incident, problem, change & release management
  • Fluent in German and in English languages
  • Experience in providing SAP Basis support for mission critical 24x7 SAP production system landscapes
  • Flexibility to work in 24x7 support & on-call models
  • Willingness and flexibility to learn new technologies, scale up quickly and adapt to different roles as the situation demands
  • Management experience of a 20+ member SAP Basis team
  • High analytical skills & high customer orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English

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