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Sr SAP Architect

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
January 28, 2018

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John Joseph

Sr. SAP Basis/HANA Architect

Phone: 248-***-****


Professional Summary

** ***** ** ********** ** R/3, ECC, BW, BWA, CRM, SCM, SRM, XI, PI, PO, Solution Manager, GRC, EP, Sourcing/CLM, TM, EHSM, BPC, HANA, Hybris, CO-PA A, SLT, BOBJ, DS, IS, Fiori, S/4HANA and BW/4HANA

SAP Certified Consultant in OS/DB Migration, HANA Associate, HANA Installation Specialist, Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform and NetWeaver

Qualified in High level design, Disaster recovery, standby database, flash copy & system replication; SME for HANA, S/4 HANA, BW/4 HANA, BOBJ, PO and SSO

Expert and certified in Datacenter, Hardware, VM, Unicode, 64bit, OS/DB, HANA, S/4HANA and BW/4HANA migrations

Educational Qualification

B.S. (Computer Science & Engineering) – University of Madras, India

M. B. A. (Information Systems) – University of Madras, India Professional Certification

SAP Certified Technology Associate – OS/DB Migration for SAP NetWeaver 7.30 (C_ADM70)

SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP HANA (Edition 2014) (C_HANATEC)

SAP Certified Technology Specialist – SAP HANA Installation (Edition 2015) (E_HANAINS)

SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1


SAP Certified Technology Consultant – SAP NetWeaver ’04 – Web AS ABAP+JAVA (C_ADM51)

Oracle Certified Professional – Oracle 9i

Professional Skills

Skill Set Years of Exp

SAP R/3, ECC & ERP 19





SAP XI, PI & PO 15


SAP Solution Manager & GRC 15





Operating System:

HP-UX, IBM-AIX, Sun-Solaris, Windows Server, Linux (RHEL & SLES) Database:

Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, SAP Sybase ASE, SAP MaxDB, SAP HANA Utilities:

SAPDBA, BRTOOLS, Config Tool, Visual Administrator, NWA, JSPM, NWDI, SNOTE, SPAM, SAINT, R3SETUP, SWPM, SUM, DMO, TDMS, NWBC, Fiori, Hybris, Unified Installer, hdblcm, Web Dispatcher, Hadoop, Big Data, Rev-Trac, KABA, BSI Tax Factory, SABRIX, TOPCALL, XIPay, OpenText, Vertex, RWD Info Pak, Dazel, OEM, TWS, Autosys, MKS, TSM, Managenow, Remedy, Informatica, MQseries, Luminate, Service Center, Altiris, Puppet, Networker, Avamar, Idera, Nagio, Tidel, Zenoss, F5, NetScaler, DataDomain, Clarion, VNX, VMAX, NetApp, Zerto and Pure Deloitte Consulting LLP, Nashville, TN Sep 2017 – Till date Sr. SAP S4HANA Architect

S4HANA 1610 on-premise global implementation project in 12TB HP CS900 TDI HANA infrastructure and IBM pSeries for 22 Application servers and 10 Fiori front-end servers with 100,000 global users.

SLT, BODS, HANA and BOBJ implementation project in 3TB HP CS900 Appliance and replicated from Deloitte Tax SQL database to HANA.

DR/BCP system replication and storage replication design from Nashville DC to Atlanta DC. Performed HANA using system replication, SQL Servers using SQL Always On and NW ABAP, NW Java and BOBJ using Zerto replication.

AO Smith Corporation, Nashville, TN May 2017 – Aug 2017 Sr. SAP HANA Architect

SLT, HANA and BOBJ implementation project in HANA database and replicated operational data from ECC to HANA.

BW4HANA migration project in the BW landscape from MSS to HDB 2.0 MDC using DMO In-Place conversion.

ECC EHP8, TM 9.4 and solution manager 7.2 upgrade project in the N+1 landscape. Configured Fiori front-end server and web dispatcher for TM collaboration portal.

TDMS implementation project in NW74 for HCM, PLM and ERP systems. Created system landscape, project template, project and package for HCM data. Validated PD and PA scramble data and BPL master data objects. Secure-24, Southfield, MI Jul 2012 – Apr 2017

SAP Project Lead:


SAP Project Manager with charismatic leadership/interpersonal skills; goal-oriented and result- driven- worked closely with client, infrastructure teams, virtual teams and company leadership.

Subject Matter Expert (SME) for HANA, S/4HANA, BW/4HANA, BOBJ, DS, IS, SSO, PI & PO

Dolby Laboratories: BW/4HANA migration project. DMO from SQL to BW/4HANA. DB and CI in VM TDI E7 V2 cluster. Applied TDI HANA HW Configuration check tool HWCCT for network and storage KPI.

Dolby Laboratories: S/4HANA 1610 and BW/4HANA 1.0 migration project. Assessed HANA Sizing Report for S/4HANA, BS on HANA, BW/4HANA and BW on HANA.

S24 HANA: S/4HANA 1610, S/4HANA Finance 1605, Hybris Marketing 1702, BW/4HANA 1.0, S/4HANA 1511 and Hybris Marketing 1611 in On Premise (TDI E7 V2 & appliance) and Cloud.

Cristal Global Corporation: Datacenter migration project for ERP, TM, BW, PO, GRC, Solution Manager, BOBJ, EP, BSI and Vertex. Upgrade the Solution manager from 7.1 to 7.2 and configured the Rev-Trac.

Cristal Global Corporation: EHSM implementation project; SSO2 for NWBC in multiple domains.

Cubic Corporation: Datacenter migration project for ERP, BW, PO, Hybris and BOBJ. BS on HANA and BW on HANA in TDI Cisco UCS E7 V2 processor. SDA integration with Hadoop.

Dolby Laboratories: BW and BPC upgrade project from 7.3 to 7.4

Novus International: COPA Accelerator implementation project with HANA and SLT. HANA in Cisco appliance as MCOS and SLT in VM.

Novus International: Datacenter migration project for HANA, BOBJ and DS. HANA in Cisco appliance. System replication between both datacenters.

Cristal Global Corporation: BW on HANA 7.4 migration project. DMO in IBM appliance and CI in the VM.

Cristal Global Corporation: Hardware migration project for SLT as per the Go live verification report.

Cristal Global Corporation: HANA sidecar implementation project. HANA in IBM appliance, BOBJ, SLT, BOBJ, DS & IS. HANA SDA to SQL database and Hadoop.

State Industrial Products: Hardware migration project for ERP, BW, PI and Solution Manager.

Brooks Brothers: BPC on HANA implementation project. HANA in HP appliance.

Cristal Global Corporation: PI upgrade project from 7.0 to 7.3. SSO project for ERP, HR, BW, Portal.

Bramasol Inc.: BW on HANA and HANA sidecar implementation project. HANA in IBM appliance and SLT, BOBJ, CI in VM.

Kiewit Corporation: VM cluster migration project for ERP, HR, BW, PI, CLM, SRM, GRC, and EP

TIC Holdings Inc.: Datacenter migration project for PI. Convert wildcard certificate in PI. Easton-Bell Sports, Inc., Irving, TX Jan 2009 – Jun 2012 SAP Basis Lead:


Team Leader with outstanding organizational, communication, negotiation and networking skills- allocated/mentored resources, managed budget and coordinated teams (on-site and off-shore).

Public facing Federated Portal project. Configured Web dispatcher and NetScaler.

OS and Hardware migration project for ECC, BW, and EP from Windows Server to RHEL and R900 to M710.SSO with MIT Kerberos in Linux.

BW upgrade project from 3.5 to 7.0 and implemented the BW Accelerator 7.00in private LAN.

ECC upgrade project from 4.6C to ECC 6.0 EHP5;Assessed HANA in EBS.

Solution Manager implementation project in SolutionManager 7.1 and Configured DAA, Wily Introscope, Central SLD, LMDB, NWDI Name Server, CCMS, EWA and Maintenance Optimizer.

Disaster Recovery (DR) project in Sunnyvale, CA (Secondary data center) and configured prime systems.

Oracle Databases upgrade from to in EBS Landscape over 8 systems.

System Refresh Procedure using Clone Disk (Instance recovery);accomplished many system refreshes and system copies.

Vertex upgrade project from 4.1.13 to 6.0.3;patched Vertex O series 4.1.13 from 4.1.8 Harland Clarke Corp., San Antonio, TX Feb 2007 – Dec 2008 Sr. SAP Basis Architect


Team Leader with critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills- initiated/managed cross- functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects.

ECC upgrade project from R/3 4.6C to ECC 6.0 SR2 (mySAP ERP 2005 SR2) on P-570 Server with Oracle & IBM AIX 5.3.

OS upgrade from IBM AIX 5.2 to 5.3 in Harland landscape over 12 systems.

Database upgrade from Oracle database to in Harland landscapes over 12 systems.

BI implementation project for 7.0 ABAP and JAVA stack environment on IBM P-560 Server.

Unicode migration project in Harland; Imported database into Unicode.

BSI upgrade project; Updated BSI Cyclic Data, BSI TUBS &BSI Regulatory Bulletins.

Solution Manger implementation project in solution manger 4.0;Configured System Landscape and maintenance optimizer to download support pack and other packages in Solution Manager 4.0.

Led group discussions, conference calls and meetings to fix KABA punch issue. Campbell Soup Company (CS)., WHQ, Camden, NJ(Harmony Project) May 2006 – Jan 2007 Pepperidge Farm (PF)., TIO, Camden, NJ(Symphony Project) SAP Basis Architect


R/3 implementation project for 4.7in Campbell Soup on IBM server with Oracle & IBM AIX 5.3 in US Landscape (North America).

R/3 upgrade project in Pepperidge Farm from R/3 4.6C to R/3 4.7 with Oracle database upgrade & IBM AIX OS upgrade.

SAP ROUTER migration project from Pepperidge Farm to Campbell Soup.

PI implementation project in PI 7.0 for Campbell Soup Harmony Landscape; installed SAP PI 7.0 ABAP & Java Stack and PI adapter on IBM Server.

Disaster Recovery (DR) project in Poughkeepsie, NY (Secondary data center) for CS & PF.

Flash Backup automation project for Harmony Production Server.

Configured Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for BRBackup with new Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) agent. New York Power Authority., White Plains, NY Feb 2006 – Apr 2006 Sr. SAP Upgrade Consultant


ECC upgrade project from R/3 4.6C to ECC 5.0 SR1 (mySAP ERP 2004); documented PREPARE and R3UP Phases.

BW upgrade project from BW 3.1 to BW 3.5on HP Server with Oracle 9.2.0 as database.

Go Live Analysis and Verification Report for ECC and BW landscape in NYPA.

Go-Live support and performance tuning; coordinated with OS team for OS and Hardware issues. NIKE Inc., Beaverton, OR Apr 2005 – Jan 2006

Sr. SAP Basis Consultant


ECC upgrade project from R/3 4.6C to ECC 5.0 SR1 (mySAP ERP 2004)on HP 9000 RISK Server with HP-UX 11 and Oracle 9.2.0 database for 2 production landscapes (North America and Asia Pacific).

BW upgrade project from BW 3.1 to BW 3.5 on HP 9000 RISK Server with HP-UX 11 and Oracle 9.2.0 database for 2 production landscapes (North America and Asia Pacific).

Solution Manager upgrade project from 3.1 to 3.2 on HP 9000 RISK Server with HP-UX 11 and Oracle 9.2.0 database.

Resolved production system related issues in XI 3.0 and monitored XML and IDOC using SXMB_MONI.

Maintained and monitored APO Live Cache using LC10; backup and restore of Live Cache. Accenture Global Services Aug 2004 – Mar 2005

Sr. SAP Migration Consultant


BW implementation project in BW 3.1on IBM RS/6000 SP AIX server with database Oracle 9.2.0.

64bit and Hardware migration project from 32Bit AIX (Short frame RS/6000 Environment) to 64Bit AIX (Tall frame RS/6000 SP Environment)on Power 4 processor using VG backup after mock run on TST and DEV servers.

Oracle database upgrade from 8.1.7 to 9.2.0; applied the Patchset

As part of value addition, studied and analyzed present offline backup strategies, and switched to online backup strategies, resulting in 24/7 availability of system; provided documentation for the same.

Effectively monitored tRFC and qRFC queues for IDocs; interacted with functional team to resolve IDocs related issues.

MAARS Inc Dec 1999-Jul 2004

SAP Basis Consultant


R/3 production support project for SAP R/3 4.0B in SUN E3500 server with CI and Oracle database 8.0.5.

BW implementation project in BW 2.1C in Windows server with database Oracle 8.1

Resolved issues of block damage in Raid volume. Recovered the database on new file system, verified and checked the database

Performed system refresh using production backup; updated database statistics and adapted next extent.

Created and tested output devices; monitored spool data.

SPAM and SAINT update and support pack; installed Plug-In using SAINT.

R/3 upgrade project from R/3 4.0B to R/3 4.6C on Sun Solaris with database Oracle 9.2.0

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