SAP Basis Manager

Job Description: 

smartShift Technologies is looking for an SAP Basis Manager to join our Bangalore team.



  • Provide hands-on Basis technical leadership on projects
  • Collaborate closely with customer point of contacts as well as internal teams to optimize delivery
  • Document standard operating procedures with appropriate controls to ensure smooth delivery
  • Document, evangelize and execute best practices on projects
  • Contribute to deliverables like hardware sizing, disaster recovery plan etc.
  • Create, evangelize and publish metrics to measure project delivery effectiveness
  • Provide leadership to team to solve complex problems round the clock
  • Build a Centre of Excellence (COE) on Basis by collaborating with team members in India and other offices
  • Build, mentor and manage a team of Basis experts in India
  • Support sales/pre-sales initiatives and travel as and when necessary
  • Assign personnel to various activities/projects & maintain a capacity plan
  • Develop project schedules; Prepare integration plans. Prepare reports for server utilization
  • Implement controls/procedures to protect information related to customers, suppliers, vendors etc.
  • Practice open communication with team members in all offices
  • Share knowledge on Basis and other areas with colleagues across the globe
  • Protect information and adhere to ISO standards on information security

Skills & Experience

  • Hands on experience in SAP system sizing / HANA Landscape architecture design and setup
  • Strong knowledge & hands-on experience in technical planning, installations, upgrades, maintenance etc.
  • HANA migration experience using SUM/DMO from Oracle/DB2 to HANA database
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP Basis in a single global instance across multiple environments
  • Experience in the migration of on-premise SAP systems to the cloud is desirable
  • Experience in Hana Installation and Troubleshooting
  • Knowledge on infrastructure especially cloud infrastructure is desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of SAN, OS, network, disaster recovery, high availability, and other advanced hardware concepts, clustering and VMWare etc.
  • Understand high-level architecture, system sizing & landscape in HANA environment
  • Fair knowledge on data volume management including data reduction during HANA Migration, evaluation of data growth, proving recommendations for standard and custom data archiving
  • Should possess strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Consistent incorporation of best practices and standards in the delivery
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) & interpersonal skills able to influence customer stakeholders
  • Team player & ability to work proactively, provide mentorship & directions to the team & take technical decisions with minimal supervision
  • Eagerness to learn new technology/new concepts


  • BE/MCA or equivalent area
  • 10+ years of software industry experience, 8+ years’ experience as an SAP Basis Engineer
  • SAP Certifications for OS/DB migration is a plus
  • SAP HANA technology consultant certification is a plus
Bengaluru, India