Careers

Manager SAP Basis

Manager SAP Basis

Location Calgary, AB
Start Date August 6, 2019
Security Clearance Background Check required
Duration Permanent
Date Posted July 8, 2019
Job ID 11606

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a manager SAP Basis to join one of our clients located in Calgary for a permanent role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for management and maintenance of SAP based systems. Involved in processes including Audit compliance and SOD/SOX related review on SAP systems. BASIS resource allocation to SAP related projects and SAP BASIS related production support troubleshooting.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

- Provides comprehensive, realistic estimates of development effort for requested configurations and developments;
- Works with the Delivery Leads and Project Managers to plan development, report progress, manage SAP BASIS risks and issues and facilitate technical oversight of the same;
- Establishes good working relationships and processes with other IT teams and business departments to smooth design, development, and deployment; Ensures development deliverables adhere to agreed standards;
- Prepares QA procedures, check lists and documentation templates (procedures and templates in line with the current SAP BASIS methodology);
- Provides input to the functional specifications for developments; Provides effort estimates for RICEFW implementation;
- Reviews work product and procedures prepared by SAP BASIS;
- May perform unit testing and supports the team with debugging functions related to the implementation, upgrade, or refresh of SAP systems;
- Must have experience in SAP technologies including ABAP and Java Stack systems.
- Creation and auditing of technical documentation, change review, test process on standard and developed objects;
- Manages requirements gathering and validation, update of system management standards;
- On Call support will be required for this position; leading a team of 7-15 team members;
- Mentor team in new and existing process;
- Assist in identifying industry best practice and new technologies;
- Meeting facilitation and presentation preparation;
- Regular Travel between Canada and US (10-15%).
 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

- Bachelor’s degree or comparable job experience in Computer Science/Information Systems preferred
- Minimum 5-7 years of SAP sustainment/projects
- 8-10 years of experience on SAP BASIS Operations and Management
- Understanding of SAP Role, Authorizations, and product types is required
- Ability to travel internationally (US and Canada)
- Proven strong communication skills - both written and oral - with technical and non-technical staff and with management
- Appreciation and understanding of how to deal with different cultural values and sensitivities and how to work in a virtual work environment;
- In depth experience (2 years each) in 4 or more SAP system types
- Experience in multiple SAP Deployment projects using SAP ASAP and Agile
- Minimum of 12 years’ experience in SAP technologies
- Multi-National operational experience
- Team lead experience with greater than five resources in multiple disciplines (Business Analyst, SME, Administrators, and Developers)
- Blended staff management experience (direct and contract)

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.