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Sap Manager

Sunnyvale, California, United States
November 06, 2018

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Yatin Bhatt

Sunnyvale, California ***** • 408-***-**** •

Senior SAP Basis Administrator

Multifaceted technical career with an extensive track record of innovation and success

Technically sophisticated professional with expertise in and solid history of effective integration of SAP systems. Platinum-level consultant with broad knowledge and success in installation, upgrade, OS/DB migration, and technical and functional aspects of Unicode conversion. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving ability with a strong focus on system performance and cost-saving measures. Skilled trainer and project leader able to manage multiple tasks effectively while readily mastering innovative software and tools.

SAP Installation & Upgrade / Migrations / Systems Analysis & Documentation / Database Administration

Client Satisfaction & Experience / Troubleshooting & Issue Resolution


SAP Platforms & Applications:

Netweaver, SAP ECC, Solution Manager, SAP BW/BPC on HANA, SAP S/4HANA 1610, SAP PI/PO AEX, SAP CRM with CIC/IPC/XCM, Enterprise Portal, TREX, SAP PBF, SAP MCF, Netweaver Gateway, SAP LT Replication, Business Objects, Data Services

Components & Scenarios:

HANA hdblcm / replication setup / patching / upgrades / troubleshooting, SAP J2EE Administration with NWA / VA / ConfigTools, Solution Manager MOPZ / Maintenance Planner / EarlyWatch / MAI / E2E Monitoring / Template maintenance / Alerts & Notification / SLD, Single Sign-on with Kerberos/X.509 Certificates, SSL, Web Dispatcher, SAP Router, ABAP/J2EE patching / kernel upgrades / Notes Assistant, Backup & Recovery

Database & OS Platforms:

HANA 1.0 Rev5 to Rev12, MSSQL Server 2008/2012, Oracle 9i/10g/11g/11gR2 RAC with ASM, MaxDB, DB2 UDB on various OS like Windows Server, SLES, RHEL, AIX, HP-UX, Compaq Tru64, Solaris


Sr. SAP Basis Administrator & Architect (2012 – Present) Y2B Solutions, Sunnyvale, CA

Clients: Palo Alto Networks, Marin Municipal Water District, SAP SE (Waldorf, Germany), ServiceNow, Tesla Motors

Set a standard for excellence in technical leadership by administering complex SAP installations and migrations for a variety of high-profile clients. Focus on system quality ensuring consistent, top-level performance while building consensus across the business with cross-functional teams to drive progress, coordination, and improvement of processes. Diverse projects include migrating SAP ECC MSCS cluster installation from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 on new hardware; executing Kerberos, X.509 Cert SSO for various products using SAP Single Sign-On 3.0; Installation, Setup and Authorizations of SAP RAR 1.30 add-on on ECC 6; Migrating ECC 6.0 to S/4HANA with DMO and support functional S4/HANA implememtation/upgrade activities; delivering an SPS upgrade for ECC 6 Ehp7 on IS-PS and IS-U; supporting migrations working in SAP HEC (HANA Enterprise Cloud) and Managed Cloud Delivery; and evaluating systems, identifying trouble points, and developing long-term resolutions to enhance SAP system performance.

Key Achievements:

Recognized by clients as a technical master with unmatched skills consistently able to deliver and exceed client expectations.

Demonstrate deep experience in all aspects of SAP implementation to devise solutions that support and improve business processes.

Display advanced-level knowledge of infrastructure architecture, applications, and databases to effectively carry out initiatives.

Create strong collaborative partnerships with subject-matter experts to develop optimal business solutions.

Sr. SAP Basis Administrator (2007 –2012) DGN Technologies, Fremont, CA

Clients: Autodesk Inc, Marin Municipal Water District, Intuitive Surgical, Data Domain Inc, Motion Control Engineering, SAP Labs, Amgen, Varian Medical Systems

Served a strategic leadership role by conducting in-depth systems analysis to understand client requirements and creating innovative technical solutions for improving critical business processes. Various projects included migrating OS/DB from Solaris/Oracle 10g to RHEL/Oracle 11gR2 RAC with ASM; performing Upgrade of SAP R/3 4.6C with IS-Public Sector and IS-Utilities to SAP ECC 6.0 with Enhancement Package 4 using SAP Solution Manager and Maintenance Optimizer; conducting SAP License Auditing for production systems via USMM and consolidating to a central licensing system via SLAW for audit submission to SAP; and reorganizing database on SQL Server 2000 and migrate from 32-bit to 64-bit Windows 2003, and improving disk I/O, SAP memory tuning and workload analysis.

Key Achievements:

Displayed expert-level knowledge of business systems analysis to design high-performance solutions.

Established a reputation for resolving complex issues and delivering results with state-of-the-art development solutions by digging deep into system infrastructures.

Managed all aspects of technical projects while driving progress of key deliverables.

Consistently demonstrated poise and professionalism while managing in a fast-paced environment under deadline restraint.

Sr. SAP Basis Administrator (2006 – 2007) HCL America Inc, Sunnyvale, CA & My IT Group, Houston, TX

Clients: Autodesk Inc, ACS Inc, Canadian Pacific Railways

Served a critical role in enhancing business operations by providing effective and advanced technical solutions for a variety of complex projects. Led SAP activities with offshore team as a senior architect in an environment covering ECC 5.0 on Solaris 9/Oracle 9i and Solution Manager 4.0 on Solaris9/Oracle 10g under Sun cluster along with many non-SAP interfaces, Siebel, and TIBCO. Ensured flawless SAP operations and conducted systems analysis to monitor potential issues and developed plans to mitigate them. Served as senior SAP Netweaver consultant for migration across 2 vendor data centers, prepared final action plans, and configured SAP environment accordingly. Systems included ECC 5.0, SCM 4.1 with LiveCache, Solution Manager, and BW 3.5 on AIX and DB2 environment. Analyzed and tuned R/3 and BW landscapes covering R/3 memory, DB shared memory, disk I/O load balancing, and network connectivity issues.

Key Achievements:

Minimized Autodesk production downtime requirements by evaluating maximum performance throughput during the conversion activity.

Stabilized Autodesk SAP environment hosted by HCL after migration and delivered technical leadership while ensuring the highest level of performance results from offshore team.

Exceeded ACS Inc. project deadline and performance expectations by migrating multiple systems in parallel on different servers while maintaining accuracy.

Played a key role for Canada Pacific Railways in executing ARCH project alongside project team from IBM Canada.

Additional Clients

Nestle – Switzerland, Yleisradio Oy – Finland, MLP Finance – Germany, Carl Edlemann – Germany, York International – Germany, Gaz De France – France, SAP AG – Germany, Samsonite Corporation, Space Research Organization – USA, SAP Hosting/ SAP Remote Consulting


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

MS University, Baroda, India

Technical Certifications

SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP HANA (C_HANATEC_12)

SAP OS/DB Migration & Unicode Conversion

SAP NetWeaver Consultant for SAP WAS Implementation and Operation for Oracle

Certified Novell Engineer (CNE 4.11/ 5)

Certified Linux Administrator

Professional Development

Advanced Diploma – Computer Hardware and Networking

SAP HANA – Introduction, Installation & Operation Implementation & Modeling

SAP Basis Administration SAP Workload Analysis and Tuning

Oracle Database Administration Novell NetWare Administration Linux Systems Administration Advanced Java Programming


Best Performance Award, SAP India Pvt. Ltd on behalf of SAP Hosting, Germany

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