Consulting and Professional Services

Basis Principal Consultant

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In the role of Principal HANA/Basis Consultant, you will possess and can demonstrate the following skills:


•    Deliver projects as Technical Lead for customers, including support during requirement gathering phase, analysis of system landscape, technical design, and development of interface

•    Ability to assist team members in the development and implementation of technical solutions (Implementations, Upgrades and Migrations) and support with ongoing projects

•    Deep knowledge and understanding of SAP technologies and methodologies

•    Must have previous experience working in upgrades, OS/DB migrations and HANA migration projects (experience in Implementation and blueprinting is a big plus)

•    Providing BASIS support for projects involving HANA and S/4HANA

•    Provide architectural guidance on cloud migration (AWS, GCP, Azure)

•    Design end-to-end security for SAP on premise and SAP Cloud based applications including two factor authentications and single sign-on from anywhere on any device

•    Ability to troubleshoot/analyze and resolve technical problems

•    Ability to manage multiple tasks, work in a team environment, understand and be responsive to project and customer needs.

•    Ability to adapt and function effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment while working under deadlines.

•    Build credible relationships with peers and clients, and continuous professional learning of SAP products.

•    Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge effectively.

•    Detailed planning of IT- implementations

•    Define detailed blueprint for development requirements

•    IT-Process implementation across all related IT-components

•    IT-components specific expert consulting

•    Support in escalated projects

•    Detailed knowledge of several operating systems and SAP applications

•    Support for system optimization




•    SAP Basis and Security Authentication – Strong Knowledge and Hands on experience on Technical Planning, Installations, Upgrades, OS/DB Migrations, Unicode Conversions, S/4HANA

•    Operating System (Unix/Windows/Linux), Database Oracle/DB2/SQL Server/ MaxDB ) administration

•    SAP HANA in-Memory Platform

•    SAP HANA Data provisioning technology including SAP LT, Data Services, DXC, Sybase replication server

•    SAP HANA scale-out and standalone deployment, administration and optimization experience and knowledge

•    Fiori Platform

•    Cloud Migrations (AWS, GCP, Azure)

•    Knowledge/Experience in performance tuning, User Management, System copies, and Unicode Conversions

•    Experience with SAP NetWeaver Identity Provider for X.509 certificates, Kerberos and SAML 2.0

•    Experience in installing and implementing SAP’s User Experience and Mobile Solutions including Fiori, Gateway, SMP, and HCPms

•    Be analytical, results-driven and have a solution-oriented approach.

•    Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written, listening and presentation.

•    Prior experience involving client/customer interaction required

•    Any experience in Fiori install and configuration highly desired

•    Strong preference for candidates with S/4HANA experience




•    Expert in at least one topic of SAP technology and good knowledge in at least one more

•    Technical planning, implementation, and configuration over the full project cycle

•    Writes and reviews concepts or detailed blueprints of IT implementations or IT operations

•    Can successfully handle an escalation project

•    Good communication skills with technical focus

•    Active Member of a technology related community

•    Takes responsibility from time to time as a sub project leader as required

•    Coordinates customer project members, his/her own team, and his/her own project tasks.

•    Acts as a coach for colleagues




•    Bachelors or Master’s degree in: Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science or similar degree

•    10+ years previous experience working across a range of implementations, upgrade and migration projects

•    SAP Certifications in S/4HANA, OS/DB Migration, NetWeaver and SAP HANA preferred

•    Experience of working in large landscapes/environments/customers

•    English: Fluent


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 392447  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  392447
Posted Date:  May 28, 2024
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Porto Salvo, PT, 2740-262

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