Ahmed Fareeduddin

Freelance ERP Programmer & Technical Writer

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Location:Taylors, South Carolina, United States
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? Overall 10 + years of IT experience with 8 years of SAP Basis / Solution Manager experience which includes planning, implementation, installation, upgrade and administration of SAP NW7.3, NW2004/NW2004s, SAP NW7.1,7.3 with clear understanding of EP7.0,PI 7.1, 7.3, Web As, SRM 7.0, Integrated ITS, CRM 7.0 (EHP2),SRM and Solution Manager 7.1(SP07) on platforms like Windows (2000/2003/2008) and Unix (AIX, Linux) with databases (MS SQL Server 2008, Max DB 7.6, Oracle, DB2 UDB)
? Consulting experience working with top Consulting organizations like Sealed Air Corp, Wipro, Cognizant, Tesla Motors, We Energies etc..
? Bachelor Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering in June 2001 from J.N.T.U
? Deep understanding of Basis, Security, Upgrades, Solution Manager, BW and SAP best practices
? Industry experience in IS-Retail, Health Care, Insurance, Telecom, Oil and Gas, Automobile Manufacturing, Mobile Phone, Consumer Food and Beverage.
? Successfully completed 4 full life cycle implementations including blue print phases, realization, go-live and post-implementation support in SAP R/3versions: 4.7, ECC 5.0 & ECC 6.0, NW 7.3. with upgrade projects from SAP R/3 versions 4.6C to ECC5.0, 4.7 to ECC6.0, PI 7.0 to 7.3 / BI 7.0 to 7.3 / CRM 6.0 to 7.0 / SRM 3.0 to 7.0 solution manager 7.0 – 7.1 (SP07) & OS DB migration projects.
? Hand-on experience in Change Request Management (CHARM), CTS+, BPMon, Technical Monitoring, solution documentation, IT service Management, EWA, SLR, Downtime Management, Solution Manager setup and maintenance optimizer to enable Support Pack Updating and System Performance Monitoring.
? Extensive experience on all aspects of SAP Basis administration including client copy, system copy, system refresh, applying OSS Notes, Spool Administration, background jobs, Client Export/Import, Workload Analysis, SAP workplace monitoring, using CCMS, Backup / Recovery, System Monitoring / Maintenance and Performance Tuning Analysis.
? Monitored System Health Check like Background Job scheduling and checking them for errors, Printer & spool administration in SAP, defining operation modes, daily system check for ABAP dump analysis, Alert monitor/checking and analyzing system alerts and its possible causes and solutions
? Experience in configuring and maintaining the transport management system (TMS) and enhanced CTS+
? Team player and self-starter with the ability to work effectively with minimal direction.
? SAP Upgrades, Database Upgrades, and OS/DB and Unicode Migrations
? Support packages upgrade and Kernel upgrades – Have applied ABAP Support stacks, Support packages and Add-on’s using SPAM/SAINT, and has applied Java Support stacks using JSPM, have applied OSS Notes using SNOTE.
? Solution Manager – Installation of Solution Manager, Defined and Configured Satellite systems, Downloaded Support Packages using Maintenance Optimizer, Generated Early Watch Report for Production systems, Monitored Alerts using Solution Manager Service Desk. System availability checks and checking agents using RZ20. Have configured Change request management (CHARM), and Solution manager diagnostics (SMD).
? Database administration – Activities performed include Backup scheduling, Restore, Reorganization, Consistency check, increasing DB data files and Log files. Have designed a backup strategy for backup onto Tapes for long term storage using Tivoli storage manager. Familiar with SAPDBA and BR*TOOLS. Familiar with Disaster recovery strategy – Log shipping from PRD system to DR system.
? Performance tuning – Logon load balancing by creating Logon groups, Work load analysis. Have prepared and sent monthly status report to customers on Workload analysis results in numerical and graphical format. The analysis includes average Response times of the systems, Transaction performance, Database performance, and downtime (if any) of the systems.
? Unicode migration for ERP systems. Have performed Language Imports (French, Ukrainian, Russian).
? Provide in-depth technical consulting (including scope definition, project and resource planning, risk analysis and mitigation, stake holder management) using SAP best practices as a baseline to ensure successful go-lives and support solution roll-outs. Finally ensure that solution specifications are met with necessary up to date documentation. Also advise on future solution enhancements
? Utilized HP Quality Center for Test Scripts, Test runs and Defect Management.
? An effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to relate to people at any level of business.
? Understanding client business process operations and business objectives & utilizing the knowledge on engagements/analyze workflow to design solutions.
? Assisted Higher Level Management in allocating resources across various complex projects
? Security support for integration testing, user acceptance testing, and training efforts
? Extensive hands-on experience with 24/7 operations, troubleshooting production incidents under extreme pressure
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:
Organization: Wipro Technologies, SC 04/22/2013- current
Client: Sealed Air Corporation
Role: Team Lead SAP Basis Consultant
Responsibilities: Global Implementation Project

? Senior Basis Solution Manager Lead SME for the countries (USA, Argentina, China, Mexico, Brazil, India)
? structure blueprint in line with process repositories
? work with the team and create process details in line with Solution Manager and to ensure timely creation of documents, submission for approval and status control of project documents including workshop outputs
? Implemented BPM, E2E, CHARM, Quality gate, Service Desk & RCA on solution manager 7.1
? Delivered, conducted workshops and seminars to all Sealed Air and Wipro users about how to use and implement Solution Manager explaining in brief about Solar 01 / Solar 02 like how to use tabs like Check out / Check In process, Project administration activities, development, transaction, Configuration, test cases etc...
? Structured Test plan, Test package, test cases and assigned users to test package according to the Business scenarios.
? Responsible for all basis activities related to client copy, system copy, system refresh, Client Export/Import, Spool Administration, Transport Management, Batch Job Management, Workload Analysis, SAP workplace monitoring, using CCMS, Backup / Recovery, System Monitoring / Maintenance performance Tuning Analysis and capacity planning.
? Configuring/Maintaining Correction transport system (TMS), Performing CTS+ across all SAP environments for PI Landscape
? Provide ongoing administration and support for SAP systems including SAP Patches, Enhancement Packs and OSS notes, performance monitoring and tuning.
? Scheduled the backups for Full Backup (Weekly), Differential (Daily) & Transactional (hourly) on SQL Server 2008R2 for all systems in the Landscape and monitoring the backups using DB12 on daily basis.
? Involved in setting up CUA and maintained users by using user central administration and involved in setting up profile generator to create authorization profiles
? Documentation Management for all project and production support documentation integrated with CHARM
? Maintenance Optimizer to handle regular system upgrades, maintenance certificate, Root Cause Analysis for diagnostic of complicated cross-systems issues , Service Level Reporting for executive reporting on health and availability of the system landscape , EWA for weekly system health proactive monitoring, Business Process and Interface Monitoring, SAP Engagement for tracking SAP delivered services.
? Responsible for all issues related to Basis / Solution manager to all global team.
? 24x7 support round the clock. Troubles hooted various issues within given SLA.

Client: We Energies, Milwaukee WI 10/15/2012 – 04/19/013
Role: Sr. SAP Basis Solution Manager Consultant
Responsibilities: Upgrade Project

? Upgraded SAP Solution Manager systems (stage system and production system) from version 7.01 to 7.1, including the most recent support package (SP07)
? Upgrade/patch Wily Introscope to supported version for Solution Manager 7.1 integration
? Re-configure Solution Manager Root Cause Analysis and Set-up monitoring dashboards
? Converted monitoring agents from SMD to DAA on all currently monitored systems (central instances of ECC, SRM, BW, etc.)
? Created connection between Enterprise Portal and ECC 6.0
? Responsible for system administration and support of technical architecture, including Basis support of SAP R/3 and BW platforms, with the goal of providing excellent system reliability, performance, high availability and overall optimized systems.
? Worked extensively on all aspects of user administration, client copy functionality, R/3 installation/kernel upgrade, performance analysis and memory/buffer management, spool administration database backup/recovery, database export/import, SAP and Oracle installation, technical documentation, and troubleshooting (problem reporting and resolution).
? Installed PI 7.0 SP14 and Configured according to the client needs and did whole administration for integrating SAP CRM with enterprise applications
? Perform system copy, system refresh, Client Export/Import, Transport Management, Batch Job Management, Workload Analysis, SAP workplace monitoring, using CCMS, System Monitoring / Maintenance performance Tuning Analysis and capacity planning
? Enabled SSO From Portal to ECC 6.0, exported the portal certificate from the NW 7.0 Portal.
? Exported the ABAP Certificate from ECC Backend system and importing the ABAP Certificate to the Portal system
? Worked on SRM server for SRM Integration with Netweaver Portal and also Installed the SRM business package in portal
? Configured User management, setup connections to different SRM components and also configured SSO from Portal to SRM system
? Configured and setup CHARM through SOLMAN_SETUP transaction on solman7.1.
? Setup Central Transport System both for ABAP and Java in Solution Manager with CHARM tool.
? Configuration, design, define RFC destination in complex multi-release development environment based on Business Analyst requirement, set up work flow for approval process in Change Control Management (CHARM), Maintenance Optimizer (MOPZ) on Central Solution Manager 7.0
? Install SAP enhancement packages combined with Support Pack Stack as a maintenance activity with only minor additional effort (ABAP)
? Established connections RFC’s between ECC systems and BI, XI and SCM systems.
? Executed standard and housekeeping jobs as part of support/implementation for BI 7.0.
? Data load monitoring and performance tuning of SAP BI 7.0 system.
? Responsibilities for managing day to day BI queries and identifying and solving query related issues
? Performed administration of CRM (Alert monitoring, Inbound and outbound queues, Monitoring cockpit)
? Configured and maintained the Middleware and Integrations between the SAP systems in the environment.
? Involved in Performance tuning on all production servers to insure the best possible response times for the end-users of the SAP system.
? Configuring SLD for various landscapes between Portal and backend R/3, BI systems and also setup CCMS.
? Configured portal security using Single Sign On to the SAP ECC 6.0 and BI 7.0 systems for EP 7.0 environments.
? Co-coordinating with Development and Functional teams for fixing issues.
? Communicated with costumer for best performance of the system in operation and Upgrade Meeting.

Client: Tesla Motors, Fremont CA 05/07/2012 – 09/2012
Role: SAP Basis Security Consultant
Responsibilities: Implementation and Support Role

? Responsible for all basis activities related to client copy, system copy, system refresh, Client Export/Import, Spool Administration, Transport Management, Batch Job Management, Workload Analysis, SAP workplace monitoring, using CCMS, Backup / Recovery, System Monitoring / Maintenance performance Tuning Analysis and capacity planning.
? Configuring/Maintaining Correction transport system (TMS), Performing CTS+ across all SAP environments for PI Landscape
? Implemented ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and Run SAP Standards in SAP Solution Manager specifically facilitating and advising on strategic usage of Solution Manager as well as diving into operational details.
? Implemented SAP Standards and Best Practices to help customers set up and run application management processes for their SAP software–centric solutions and leveraging SAP Solution manager functionalities
? Ensured application reliability and reduced total cost of ownership through a single, integrated change control process
? Review Procedure and Process flow of various on-going activities like Transports, Backups, Disaster Recovery, System Copies, Applying Support Pack / Kernel Packs and identify any loop holes and incorporate the best practices in the process flow.
? Provide ongoing administration and support for SAP systems including SAP Patches, enhancement packs and OSS notes, performance monitoring and tuning.
? Provide SAP Basis administration Support, Performance monitoring & tuning, Problem analysis & resolution, and other activities required to maintain system integrity and maximize uptime
? Installed SAP NetWeaver Portal EP 6.0 SP9 using NWSR1 and Upgraded the portal to the latest patch level
? Generate management reports (SE16 and SUIM) and enable security checks (SU24) for objects.
? Single Sign On between CRM 2007 Web UI and SAP EP: Enabling Backend system to accept SAP Logon ticket.
? Integrated content to the portal and enabled logon ticked based SSO
? Performed System Health Check on all the Application Servers and analyzed Data from System Logs, Database Logs, and ABAP Dumps for Run Time Errors, etc., to improve performance of the Systems according to Created roles (activity groups) by using profile generator and assigned them to users and organizational units
? Involved in troubleshooting authorization problems using repository information system, profile generator, PFCG and tracing authorizations using SU53
? Responsible for SPAM/SAINT update, apply Online Service System (OSS) Notes, Support Package upgrades for SAP R/3, BW, CRM, and SRM, Plug-Ins installation using SAINT, Import the most recent Kernel
? Performed Change Request Management in SOLMAN such as Creating Service Desk Message, CR for Application Change/Infrastructure Change, Test Message, and Approval Process etc
? Responsible for APO/SCM system administration which included starting stopping and initializing of the Live Cache 7.1, Live Cache Administration Live Cache Monitoring and Live Cache Management.
? Responsible for Installation/Configuration & setting up the landscape of NW2004s Dual stack (ABAP+JAVA) systems using ASAP.
? Worked off-hours on a regular basis (night shifts, week-end maintenances)
? Performed standard administration and monitoring tasks in an highly critical environment with 24/7 support the recommendation outlined in SAP Best Business Practice Document
Organization: Cognizant Technology Solutions 09/17/2011 – 05/04/2012
Client: DelekUs Holdings, TN
Role: SAP Basis Consultant
Responsibilities: Implementation Project

? Involved in All Implementation phases from Kick off to Go live.
? Worked with a large implementation team supporting multiple landscapes that includes ECC 6.0, PI 7.3, BW 7.3 & solution manager 7.1
? Performed BW upgrade from BW 7.0 to BW 7.3, Enterprise Portal upgrade from EP 7.0 to EP 7.3 & SolMan Upgrade
? Installed and configured the systems ECC 6.0, PI 7.3& BI 7.3, Solution Manager 7.0/7.1(Dual Stack).
? Setup the solution manager using t-code SOLMAN_SETUP with the phases (system preparation, Basic Configuration Managed system configuration & Technical monitoring)
? Provided support and expertise to numerous customers on best practices and problem solving solutions for their SAP systems
? Applied Add on installation using SAINT, ABAP Patches using SPAM, Deployed support patches to J2EE engine using JSPM
? Configured all systems with Solution Manager for Root Cause Analysis (Wily Introscope version 9, SMD and Host Agent 7.1).
? Implemented and configured BPM, E2E, CHARM, Service Desk on solution manager 7.1
? Scheduled the backups for Full Backup (Weekly), Differential (Daily) & Transactional (hourly) on SQL Server 2008R2 for all systems in the Landscape and monitoring the backups using DB12 on daily basis.