$50

Hourly Consulting Rate

Babar Siddiqui

Independent Consultant (Freelancer)

Industry Experience

Building Materials

Oil/Energy/Solar/Greentech

Location Supported Onsite

Iran

Pakistan

Skills

  • Technical consultant
  • Database administration
  • ERP

Product Specialization

  • SAP BusinessObjects
  • SAP S/4HANA
  • SAP ECC

About

Windows and VMware/Vsphare Virtualization,SUSE Linux Advance Administration,
SUSE Enterprise for SAP Applications
HANA DB
SAP ABAP development
BOBJ administration and Development.
Oracle DBA and Development

Top Project Highlights

Project 1

Provided Hardware Sizing services for Greenfield implementation. Installed SUSE Linux and Configured HA clustered on SAP Application (S4HANA) servers... Read more

Project 2

Installed and configured Linux with clustered functionality. Installed and configured SAP Landscape Including DR at DR site. Installed and configure... Read more

Project 3

Established fully replicated DR Oracle site. Giving support later on.... Read more

Education

MCS

Masters of Computer Science..

Certifications

OCP

Oracle Certified Professional by Oracle Corporation... Read more

MCSE

Microsoft Certified System Engineer by Microsoft.. Read more

Employment

SAP Basis Administrator

1995 - 2015
  • Over 17+ years of extensive hands on experience in installation, configuration, upgrade, migration and support of ERP applications SAP R/3 4.6C, ECC 6.0 Ehp5, Enterprise Portal, Netweaver2004/2004s. Sound in SAP Security (authorization, user maintenance and implementing SAP recommended Controls).
  • Environment: SAP ECC6 Ehp 5, SAP NW 7.4, Oracle 10g and 11g, HP UX, SuSe 11 SP04, Windows Server 2008, Backup tool HP Open View Data protector.
  • • Oracle upgrade from 9i to 10g then to 11g, Applying Oracle database patches. OS/DB Migration
  • • Experience in Database administration (Oracle) , space management and performance tuning
  • • Experience in various SAP implementations, designing the architecture and building the SAP landscapes
  • • Experience in leading upgrades and Common Upgrade OS/ERP/Database (Kernel, support packages and Plug In/Add On)
  • • Expertise in SAP/Oracle memory management and performance tuning.
  • • Backup management – configuration and maintenance of online and offline backups of Oracle DB.
  • • Documenting system maintenance procedures and knowledge transfer
  • • Performing system refresh/copy using DB refresh methodology
  • • Handling file system and its space issues and capacity planning of file systems.
  • • Monitoring systems dump/log/trace analysis, Workload analysis, buffer management, OS monitoring, system locks, update records, system log) for any issues and fix them
  • • Incident management. Resolving tickets raised by users.
  • • Database administration activities like extending table space by adding data files, index rebuilding, updating statistics, and DB Check
  • • Participated in SAP 24-Hour Outages & Disaster Recovery Exercises
  • • Providing 24*7 onsite support and remote assistance
  • • Testing of DR site adapting various strategies like activation of standby database, Flashback/restore point, point-in-time recovery.
  • • To coordinate with internal and external IT auditors.
  • • Worked with team, constituted for attaining ISO Certification and prepared SOPs pertaining to ISMS (Information security Management System).

Deputy Manager SAP Applications and Databases

2015 - Present
  • Over 4+ years of extensive hands on experience in installation, configuration, upgrade, Update and support of ERP applications SAP S/4 HANA OP 1503 / 1511 / 1709 / 1610 /1809, Netweaver 7.5, Solution Manager 7.2 on HANA. SAP Security (authorization, user maintenance and implementing SAP recommended Controls), BOBJ 4.2 on Linux with DB integration with ERP and HANA DB. HANA DB administration, Datacenter and its revamping and environmental control. Worked on other tools like VMware, VSphere , HyperV and Symantec NetBackup. Involved in various projects like setup of new three-tier data center and DR site and its relocation, firewall deployment, SIEM, VDI solution, etc.
  • Environment: SAP HANA, SAP S/4 HANA OP 1511 / 1610 /1809, SAP NW 7.x, BI/BOBJ 7.2, Solution Manager 7.2, Fiori 2.0, Webdispatcher, VMware, VSphere and Symantec NetBackup. HANA DB and SAP Application are SuSe 12 SP3 based clustered enabled.
  • • Setup of new tier three datacenter at main site and revamping of existing of datacenter at DR Site.
  • • HANA DB and SAP Application (S/4 HANA) installation, administration, patching and upgrade to the latest.
  • • Monitoring and maintenance of clustered SAP application and HANA DB (Primary , HA and DR)
  • • Management of SAP and HANA test system built in Virtualized environments (VMware/HyerV).
  • • Leading SAP and DB upgrades and Common Upgrade (Kernel, support packages and Add-on) using SPAM, SAINT and SUM tools.
  • • System copy using SWPM, export and HANA DB refresh/restore method.
  • • Configuration of Transport Management System (STMS). Defining transports strategy and moving developments across the landscape or outside landscape for integration testing.
  • • SAP/DB/OS Security management – User administration and SAP Security role administration.
  • • OS/DB/Application level Backup and recovery (online and point in time) management.
  • • SAP License management – Request new SAP License, maintain SSL certificates and apply them.
  • • Administration, monitoring and testing of Disaster Recovery (DR Test) for SAP systems.
  • • Requirements gathering from the internal/external auditors and defining client strategy, Designing/modifying the landscape
  • • Documenting system maintenance procedures and knowledge transfer.
  • • Maintaining service connections on service market place. Configuring SAP router.
  • • Performing system refresh/copy using DB refresh methodology Monitoring systems (Dump Analysis, Work load analysis, Buffer management, OS Monitoring, System locks, update records, system log, print spool) for any issues and resolve.
  • • Analyzing and implementing recommendations given by EWA reports.
  • • Participated in SAP Outages & Disaster Recovery Exercises
  • • Providing 24*7 on call support and remote assistance

Project History

Project 1

Provided Hardware Sizing services for Greenfield implementation.
Installed SUSE Linux and Configured HA clustered on SAP Application (S4HANA) servers.
Installed and configured SAP Landscape (DEV/QA/PRD) with HANA DB.
Provided ABAP support mapping business requirement.
Supported above after successful implementation.

Project 2

Installed and configured Linux with clustered functionality.
Installed and configured SAP Landscape Including DR at DR site.
Installed and configured SAP Business Object and provided analytical development services (dashboards, widgets, etc)
Supported above after successful implementation.

Project 3

Established fully replicated DR Oracle site.
Giving support later on.

Education

MCS
1996-1998

Masters of Computer Science

Certification

OCP
2002-2002

Oracle Certified Professional by Oracle Corporation.

MCSE
2000-2000

Microsoft Certified System Engineer by Microsoft

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