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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry IT & TELECOMS, SAP, Support
Salary£500 to £550 per day
Town/CityRemote Working
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a global software company, are looking for a Senior Support Engineer, SAP to work for them on a project based in the UK. 




  • 5+ years relevant SAP experience particularly with Basis, Netweaver J2EE/ABAP (Dual-stack), including System Administration, User Administration, Content Administration. SAP HANA knowledge is a differentiator
  • 5+ years direct support of application end-users in a Corporate environment
  • Working knowledge of multiple databases (Oracle, MSQSL, MaxDB etc)
  • Working knowledge of multiple operating systems (AIX, Linux, Windows etc)
  • A track record of successful roles in 5 or more SAP implementation or upgrade projects
  • Deep working knowledge and understanding of supporting business processes
  • Analytical, logical problem resolution skills
  • SAP certification(s) preferred
  • Knowledge of localization's: architecture, implementation and key functionality
  • Expertise with SAP R/3, ECC, SAP Netweaver, SAP Knowledge Management including full life-cycle implementation experience, configuration and administration of the application
  • Knowledge of maintenance/patching mechanics and SAP architecture
  • Knowledge of transport strategy for portal content utilizing CTS+ (Enhanced Change and Transport System) or other SAP transport tools for JAVA-based development including portal content, Dynpro content and KM content
  • Demonstrable history solving complex problems across multiple modules
  • Proficient in setup of Source System for BW, BEx Web in NW20004s
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration of NWDI (NetWeaver Development Infrastructure) and NWDS (NetWeaver Development Studio)
  • Excellent knowledge about administering and managing SAP J2EE Web Application Server. Excellent knowledge of the tools: J2EE Visual Administration, Configtool, SDM, System Analyzer and other configuration tools in J2EE engine for portal components and applications
  • Portal User Management Engine (UME) configuration with SAP R/3, LDAPs
  • Single Sign-On Configuration between Portal and the SAP Systems
  • Enabling SSL for Enterprise Portal and Knowledge Management & Collaboration
  • Configuring cluster installations for load balancing
  • Installation and configuration of Apache as the Reverse Proxy
  • Knowledge in backup/recovery scheme for the portal


  • Superb trouble-shooting skills and tenacity in problem solving
  • Passionate focus on customer support and the ability to build long term, successful working relationships with Clients
  • Strong knowledge of key application functionality, tables and relationships
  • Deep knowledge of SAP customization/extension methodologies
  • Excellent development skills using SAP toolset
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills – verbal & written
  • Attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • Extreme focus on Client satisfaction
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work calmly and professionally in high pressure situations
  • The ability to work remotely from a home based office in a virtual environment.

Desired Qualification

  • The best candidates will have extensive knowledge of multiple SAP modules across releases including proficiency with SAP product module/suite business processes, navigation mechanics, configuration requirements, integration with other modules and knowledge of underlying technology
  • Knowledge of SAP Industry Solutions would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of any Country Specific Solutions would be an advantage
  • A consulting background, while not mandatory, would be useful
  • Experience with localizations and global implementations would be an advantage
  • Past knowledge of SAP Security tools as GRC-AC would be an advantage

Security and GRC

  • Exposure to SAP Security routines and transactions;
  • Exposure to SAP GRC-AC
  • Analytical, logical problem resolution skills
  • SAP certification(s) preferred
  • Knowledge in SAP Basis tasks such as: Transport requests, monitoring, certificates and patching;



Rate:  £500-£550 per day working 20-40 hours a week.


Duration:  6 month contract


Location:  Will be working remotely from home.



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be able to work within the UK.

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