Mr Sameer Arvind Vaid, Developer in London, United Kingdom
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Mr Sameer Arvind Vaid

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Software Developer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
October 20, 2022

Sameer has more than 18 years of experience in SAP technology consultancy. He is certified in SAP operating system and database migration, Azure-120 SAP for workloads specialty, AI-900 MS AZURE AI, and SAP VIM 7.5 on OpenText. He has handled end-to-end implementations, upgrades, and migration projects with combinations like Linux, Windows, HANA, SQL, Sybase, and SAP CPI integrations from on-premise to public clouds.

Portfolio

Brambles
SAP, SAP HANA, Cloud Migration, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure...
Ramsay Healthcare
SAP S/4HANA Cloud, OpenText, Cloud Migration, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Dell
SAP Business Intelligence (BI), SAP HANA, Cloud Migration...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, SAP, SAP HANA, OpenText, SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI), Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), SAP Fiori, Cloud Migration

The most amazing...

...project I've contributed to is migrating SAP ECC from Linux Oracle to Linux HANA 2.0 on SAP S/4 HANA, where a 12 TB database was migrated using DMO in SLA.

Work Experience

SAP Cloud Technology and Integration Architect

2019 - PRESENT
Brambles
  • Implemented RiSE with SAP on S4/HANA Cloud Edition with cloud-to-cloud and cloud-on-premise integrations using SAP CPI.
  • Built HANA 2.0 Scale-out setup with one master and one slave node on a physical machine based on Azure BareMetal with high availability (HA) failover and disaster recovery (DR).
  • Managed SAP system installation and migrations. I also built SAP, HANA, SAP ASE, and SAP components like SAP S4/HANA.
  • Implemented end-to-end OpenText VIM 16.02 solution having OpenText archive server and business capture client based on WinSQL.
  • Managed SAP HCI on cloud platforms based on API and cloud connectors.
  • Led SAP P1 7.3 and SAP PO 7.4 as the customer's middleware system based on FILE, IDOC, SOAP, and protocols.
Technologies: SAP, SAP HANA, Cloud Migration, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI), Linux, Migration, SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP), SAP Fiori

SAP S/4 HANA and OpenText Expert

2018 - 2019
Ramsay Healthcare
  • Set up SAP S4/HANA with OpenText Archive Server for Vendor Invoice Management on version 16.0 and provided conceptual and architecture presentations for archive and content management concept for OpenText Extended ECM.
  • Implemented RiSE with SAP on the S/4HANA Cloud edition.
  • Demonstrated ability to size SAP landscape deployments and monitor and manage these environments.
Technologies: SAP S/4HANA Cloud, OpenText, Cloud Migration, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

SAP Basis HANA Migration Specialist

2016 - 2018
Dell
  • Managed customer landscape comprising various SAP products, including ISU/ERP, CRM, BW, NWMI, EWM/SCM, CE, PI/NCAAE, Batch framework, SSO, market flow, LVM, NW Gateway, SAP technology components, and SAP best practices systems.
  • Led complete E2E upgrade and migration from Linux Oracle on-premises to Linux SAP ASE 16.02 Pl05 for applications like SAP PO, SAP ECC, and SAP BI hosted on AWS Cloud.
  • Set up infrastructure design and architectural implementation on BW Hana 7.5 and ECC 6.0 for HANA database 2.0 and SAP application layer.
Technologies: SAP Business Intelligence (BI), SAP HANA, Cloud Migration, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

SAP OpenText and VIM Expert

2015 - 2016
Babcock International Group
  • Installed and configured SAP software components, including SAP S4/HANA 1610, SRM, BW, PO, enterprise portal, GRC, NetWeaver gateway, BODS, BOBJ, solution manager, OpenText ICC, SAP content server, and WPB.
  • Handled end-to-end implementation on VIM 7.5 for Opentext 16.2 on SAP ECC for EHP8.
  • Migrated customer landscape on SQL server 2008, OpenText Livelink 10.1 to Oracle 12c, and OpenText 16.2 archive center.
Technologies: OpenText, SAP, Vendor Independent Messaging (VIM), SAP ECC, SAP BusinessObjects (BO), SAP Ariba, SAP Process Orchestration (PO), SQL

SAP Basis Specialist

2012 - 2015
Centrica
  • Provisioned and created Blueprint SAP ETE environments for more than 50 development and test system cloned from HP on-premises to HP Helion Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) using Special Linux Scripting for cloning database and SAP file systems.
  • Led SAP BW basis team and provisioning of extensive service improvement in SAP BI 7.0 landscape to expedite BAU initial loads and extraction performance.
  • Involved in initial sizing on hardware using QuickSizer, designing SAP three-system landscape, installing solution manager, and configuring MOPZ.
  • Managed SAP NetWeaver Java tuning using Wily Introscope, thread, memory, and heap dump analysis. Configured NWDI and CTS for portal transports in the solution manager system.
  • Installed ECC 6.0 EHP6 post-installation activities.
Technologies: SAP Data Archiving, SAP Business Warehouse (BW), Oracle 9g, Database Migration, Databases, SAP NetWeaver, Architecture

SAP Data Archiving Expert

2011 - 2012
Wales & West Utilities
  • Handled end-to-end SAP data archiving projects on ECC and CRM involving modules like FI, CO, PP, MM, and SD implemented on the customers' landscape.
  • Archived custom tables and objects and had working exposure to IXOS and OpenText Livelink, including installation and configuration and ADK.
  • Led end-to-end SAP, a data archiving project on SAP S4/HANA 1809 Landscape with a 3TB-size database.
Technologies: SAP Data Archiving

SAP Technical Architect

2004 - 2011
Atos
  • Performed several end-to-end implementations as project coordinator. Supported, upgraded SAP, and led operating system and database migration projects.
  • Completed end-to-end upgrade and migration from OpenText 9.6.1 on Windows 2000 to OpenText Archive Center version 16 on Windows 2012 server hosted on AWS Cloud.
  • Maintained client copy procedures, transport strategy, and change strategy. as well as downtime and patch policy, including operating system, database, and application level.
  • Acted as an SAP basis consultant in ATOS IT since August 2004. I was the team's leader and supported various Siemens customers.
Technologies: Cloud Migration, SAP, Database Migration, Linux, SAP HANA, Oracle, OpenText, Data Archiving

SAP Cloud Integrator on Public Cloud

Led a team in the deployment of SAP landscapes onto the Azure platform. The project involved designing scripts to automate SAP infrastructure deployment on the public cloud.

This was originally a very fragmented and independent process that I re-designed and turned into an organized architecture where each completion of a step triggered the start of the next one. This gave us far greater control of the process, made it less error-prone, and protected us from when the process would fail in the middle.

SAP CPI initially and now SAP BTP is used as a major SAP intelligent enterprise product to connect SAP and Non SAP systems on the cloud and on-premises using hubs like APIs and cloud connectors.

Designed and Implemented SAP S/4 HANA Cloud Edition With RiSE Offerings by SAP

Designed and implemented SAP S/4 HANA cloud edition with RiSE offerings by SAP.

The business had a closely guided journey to cloud adoption and S/4 HANA Cloud implementation and the ability to analyze and improve the company during and after the implementation process. It was also able to extend those business processes where necessary in an agile and scalable way.

HANA Migration for A 12 TB Database Using DMO Tool Within Stipulated Downtime Window

I managed the team for the end-to-end upgrade and migration of SAP ECC 6.0 from Linux Oracle, on-premises, to Linux HANA 2.0 for SAP S/4 HANA hosted on AWS Cloud.

This was a unique project where a 12 TB database was migrated using the DMO tool within the stipulated downtime window, and SLA was not breached. The team was customer-awarded based on the project's success.

Integrated SAP S/4 HANA and OpenText Applications

Worked with a team to implement and integrate SAP S/4 HANA Cloud Edition with OpenText VIM 20.4 versions.

We used pre-configured rules, roles, and actions for the solution to support custom document processes. It optimized and automated end-to-end processing from receipt to posting and included procedures for invoices, sales orders, and delivery notes.
2000 - 2004

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics

University of Mumbai - Mumbai, India

NOVEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

SAP Vendor Invoice Management 7.5 on OpenText

opentext

SEPTEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

AZ-120: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty

Microsoft

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

• MS Azure Fundamentals AZ-900

Microsoft

NOVEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

SAP OS/DB Migration

SAP

NOVEMBER 2010 - PRESENT

German Language

Goethe Institute

Tools

SAP Fiori, SAP S/4HANA, Vendor Independent Messaging (VIM)

Storage

DB, SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Database Migration, Oracle 9g, Databases

Platforms

Linux, SAP HANA, Azure, Azure PaaS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Oracle, SAP NetWeaver, RiSE

Languages

Python, SQL

Other

Migration, SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI), Cloud Migration, OpenText, Cloud, Invoice Management, SAP, SAP Business Intelligence (BI), Data Archiving, SAP ECC, SAP BusinessObjects (BO), SAP Ariba, SAP Process Orchestration (PO), SAP Data Archiving, SAP Business Warehouse (BW), Architecture, Electronics, IT, AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), Invoice Processing, SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP)

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