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The SAP Release/BASIS Manager is responsible for build governance and execution of the SAP solutions/applications in accordance with EA guidelines. The SAP Release/BASIS Manager is responsible for the delivery of capabilities and other supporting technologies within the SAP area into Stryker sites. The SAP Release/BASIS Manager is responsible for the production of detailed technical documents, configuration and/or development within the assigned applications, understanding of the overall design and architecture of a platform, and delivery of the end to end solutions.
Provide Release Management of the SAP environment with the utilization of CHARM. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs.
Provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy SAP releases into production.
Responsible for implementing and managing release processes for SAP code through development, test, and production environments.
Work with developers and other engineers to create and maintain the SAP cloud infrastructure.
Create and maintain automated monitoring and reporting of SAP infrastructure health, performance and cost control on Azure.
Monitor networking, firewalls, security policies, routing, failover, HA/backup/restore, disaster recovery, cloud storage, security trends and patches/updates, monitoring tools, scale testing and SAP cloud application deployment
Provide technical support, resolve basis issues, optimizing services and ensuring the availability, performance & Application security of critical business systems
Drive technical innovation and efficiency in system copy (refreshes) of production data via automation and orchestration.
Ensure efficient usage of SAP Basis software, hardware, operating system and databases and 24/7 troubleshooting needs.
Implement system performance tuning improvements as required
Lead innovation and research for technologies and solutions that are five years out
Education & special trainings:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in the areas of Computer science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business, or equivalent field of study required.
Master's degree in MIS, MBA or related disciplines preferred
Qualifications & experience:
Minimum 10 years of professional experience required, with at least 5 deploying or delivering SAP .
Experience in owning and building SAP applications and products
Experience in leading resources in projects and programs
Strong commercial awareness and acumen and dealing with vendors
Deep understanding and knowledge of enterprise systems including but not limited to SAP
Extensive knowledge of medical devices and/or pharmaceutical industry and basic knowledge of adjacent areas in terms of processes, organization, products and IS requirements
Ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and implications
Exhibits acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
Versatility and willingness to work with constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Experienced in enterprise solution methodologies, preferably in both traditional waterfall and agile approaches preferred
International experience and/or exposure working in other business functions preferred
Knowledge of Lean, ITIL, PPM, PMO, etc. standards and processes preferred
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management
Must be able to generate, explain, and present detailed schedules, objectives, reports, and other documentation accurately
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control.
Experience developing strategic business process methodologies to drive collaboration and business results
Demonstrated understanding of business-wide needs and processes and ability to work strategically with multiple facets of a global business
Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
Ability to drive initiatives and projects independently from start to finish
Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills to a diverse set of audiences
Physical & mental requirements:
Demonstrated strong communication and influencing skills - oral, written, listening, executive presentations
Execution & Delivery Focus. Ability to understand, interpret and translate emerging trends, future visions and strategies into executable programs and projects that align to the current state architecture and business environment. The incumbent will be results oriented, able to design and deliver rapid solutions for the team.
Demonstrate ability to work in and deal with ambiguous situations
Driven and results oriented. He/she will be required to drive results and integrate effectively into the culture. The successful candidate must possess the blend of confidence and humility while driving to achieve results and meeting committed timelines.
Demonstrated ability to guide the business towards optimal solutions
Experience in identifying opportunities for process optimization, process redesign, or development of new process/policies
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK