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We build phenomenal products that our customers rely on so it’s important they are running at their best. As a Systems Management Specialist, you will work with the latest software to keep moving business forward. Whether it’s our Engineering teams that need a test environment or our software running in production, we are seeking skilled systems management professionals ready for the challenge.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As SAP Basis Migration Specialist, you are responsible to do seamless SAP technical migrations with high degree of Customer Happiness by meeting Service Level Agreements (SLA) and process compliance.

It is very important to complete the SAP migrations within the downtime approved from customer. You will perform business impact analysis and risk assessments to reduce the likelihood of significant service outage or disasters.


  • Implement and maintain the multiple SAP instances that comprise the SAP environment - development, test, training and production

  • Maintain the integrity of the SAP environment by managing the SAP Correction and Transport System (CTS) to ensure all configuration and development objects are promoted properly

  • Introduce technical changes into the environment using a structured approach that minimizes risk and achieves high reliability, availability and performance of each SAP instance

  • Design and implement an optimal SAP configuration to maximize system performance and availability.

If you thrive in a dynamic, reciprocal workplace, we at IBM provide an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum experience of 8-11 years in SAP migrations

  • Prior experience in full implementation lifecycles of SAP migrations.

  • Validated SAP Basis foundation with Windows Server working knowledge required for SAP installations and Migrations

  • Proficient in UNIX OS for SAP installations and Migrations.

  • Any Two Database working knowledge (Oracle/MS-SQL/DB2/Sybase/SAP HANA).

  • Hands-on experience of SAP Migration methodologies and SAP product installations using the latest SAP tools

  • Expertise in SAP Migration tools and techniques used during SAP migrations.

  • SAP HANA migrations (Optional).

  • Experience of SAP migrations in heterogeneous and homogeneous environment.

  • Able to work independently on SAP migrations.

  • Validated technical directions quickly and execute it.

  • Ability to work with multiple ongoing projects which are at different stages coordinating.

  • Solid background in technical analysis and requirements gathering and solid understanding of the SAP.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • SAP OS/DB migration certified.

  • Proven verbal, written, organizational and technical documentation skills.

  • In-depth knowledge of SAP HANA in-Memory Platform core technology, including architecture, landscape design, installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and system integration.

  • Experience of implementation and conversion for S/4HANA solutions

  • BOBJ installs, migrations and upgrades with Heterogeneous migration experience a plus

  • SAP Upgrades is desirable

  • Any third-party products migrations like BSI, Vertex, RWD uPerform, Redwood will be an added advantage

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

Your Life @ IBM

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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM

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