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SAP Release manager

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 3:55:42 AM
  • 2835849
  • Job Function: Information Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): Hungary ; Budapest

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Role Summary:
The SAP Release manager, working to have a best in class enterprise BASIS architecture, is a key player in Grid Solutions SAP program delivery (Core Model evolutions, roll-outs and Enterprise Standards implementations) and support on SAP Solution Manager ChaRM 7.1 in order to assist SAP ERP Team.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Coordinate Release management processes and actions
• Update associated documentation (Charm 7.1 )
• Investigate issues escalated by Architecture and Support Teams
• SAP ERP calendar update
• CAB indicators update
• Change requests process documentation update
• Provide technical expertise on SAP architecture and making recommendations to improve stability
• Be up to date in technical aspects related to SAP, including HANA, Cloud and FIORI
• Provide technical leadership on upgrades and maintenance planning for SAP applications
• Coordinate and schedule system refreshes as requested
• Support the technical implementation of the SAP system landscape as it evolves with In-depth knowledge in the SAP technical areas
• Support complex trouble shooting of the technical components under your responsibility
• Support our Security and Audit Requirements & processes

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Experience delivering SAP Release expertise
• Experience with SAP applications and databases from an architecture, infrastructure and Basis perspective
• Experience using SAP Solution Manager
• Experience as a Basis Administrator
• General understanding of other global applications integrated with SAP (PLM, CRM, Project Management solution)
• Experience working with off-shore team located in India
•Periodic off-hours support for go-lives or major issues
•Flexibility to travel when needed (occasional travels to Paris / potential worldwide travel on a GE site for 2-4 weeks max.)

Desired Characteristics:
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
• Adept at interacting in both IT functional or technical focused discussions
• Awareness of ITIL or similar IT processes
• Global interest for new technologies
• Excellent team player, Ability to work effectively with virtual and global cross functional teams
• Highly self-motivated, able to work independently
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (in French too is a plus)
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills


Locations: Hungary ; Budapest

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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