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IBM SAP Basis Consultant in Halifax, Nova Scotia


As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

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.

  • 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 Build/ Migration Consultant

  • At least 4 to 5 years in maintaining 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

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 to 5 years in maintaining SAP basis - NetWeaver environments

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 6 years in maintaining SAP basis - NetWeaver environments

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

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 IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.