Technical Lead SAP Basis Application and Administration

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Date: Apr 13, 2024

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



Job Type: Full-time

Mode -Hybrid Policy 

Location - Bengaluru


About the role 

Your Impact 

Purpose of the job


As  Technical Lead SAP Basis Application and Administration , you lead and guide SAP implementations keeping the business needs and operations stability in mind for our global user communities. 


Role description

As  Technical Lead SAP Basis Application and Administration , you help different teams and tracks in leading IT and Digital implementations for the SAP Basis domain and be a crucial member of the delivery teams. 


About You



  • In depth technical knowledge and hands-on of SAP Basis and NetWeaver technology stack and move to S/4HANA on SAP RISE. 
  • You demonstrate excellent technical skills in the context of SAP ERP platform and Best Practices: 
  • Ability to work across multiple tools, frameworks, databases (SAP Hana/MS SQL/Sybase) and technology stacks.  
  • Exposure to the public cloud (MS Azure) – preferably experience using cloud-based constructs. Experience in migration to cloud infrastructure or S/4 Hana RISE. 
  • 6+ years of experience in SAP HANA administration along with troubleshooting 
  • Measurement of HANA database performance and tuning and involve in the implementation, administration and support of SAP Basis and HANA 
  • Should have experience application administration (RFC Setup/Monitoring, IDoc Setup/Monitoring) 
  • Should have knowledge on SAP Archiving, Data Volume Managment 
  • Should have strong skills in system performance monitoring including Application monitoring, database monitoring 
  • Should have knowledge on SAP TDMS technology 
  • Well versed with cloud-related integrations with SAP BTP (Business Technology Platform) and related cloud products 
  • Good knowledge and experience in integrating SAP ERP to other systems and good knowledge of interface technologies. 
  • Have experience of integration with SAP Cloud solutions and mobile devices as a plus; the same goes for the implementation and monitoring of security in distributed SAP landscapes. 
  • Have proven knowledge and experience of the SAP Basis domain, including NetWeaver (ABAP/Java, Business Technology Platform, S/4HANA), database administration (HANA, ASE, MS-SQL) and operating systems (Linux, Windows). 
  • Have good understanding of SAP Fiori setup in HUB and Embedded deployments.  
  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact, and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt 
  • Articulate complex technical issues, share ideas, participate in peer-reviews/design review boards, and exhibit strong listening skills. 
  • Be able to collaborate with various cross functional teams, internal/external technical experts, Architects, other Technical Leads, Systems Analysts, and 3rd parties to drive technical solutions. 
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information-technology, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience 
  • 8+ years of experience in SAP Basis domain with design, development and integration of applications, services, data, and processes. 
  • 3+ years of experience in a technical lead role with a strong focus on SAP Basis administration. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (in English). 


As a Technical Lead, you: 


  • Guide and orchestrate the daily operational activities of the SAP ERP platform, including performance, reliability, availability, maintenance windows, upgrades, archiving and early watch monitoring. 
  • Maintain an active engagement on the SAP support channel, following up on partners and on SAP.  
  • Play an active role in the SAP audit and license count.   
  • Work in collaboration with Solution Architects to define architecture design and review low level design and effort estimates. 
  • You are the main point of contact for the technical team 
  • Lead geographically distributed teams, monitor risks/mitigation strategies with stakeholders and strive for improving efficiency of the solutions 
  • Ensure technical documentation is created and kept up to date with the as-built situation 
  • Lead the analysis of the current environment to detect critical deficiencies, legacy, and technical debt, and implement solutions for improvement. 
  • Lead diagnosis and troubleshooting efforts with team for critical and repetitive issues occurring in the systems. 
  • Keep IT & Digital solutions up to date with industry trends and developments, assuring backward compatibility, maintainability of applications on latest versions. 




Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


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