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ERP Basis Lead at 706 Elanco US Inc. in greenfield, Indiana

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time





Job Description:

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      The ERP team within Global Services IT provides BASIS infrastructure support for Elanco SAP platform.  The SAP BASIS Lead is responsible for driving and influencing technical infrastructure design decisions for various SAP solutions across various functional areas. The person in this role will partner with external Vendors, Elanco Tech Ops and Global Services IT Functional Architects to design and orchestrate the delivery of new business enabling technologies. 

Key responsibilities include:


  • Partner with Tech Ops and External Service Providers to deliver future SAP solutions and strategies.  Orchestrate key proof of concept pilots/programs to assess the potential business value of new business SAP functionality/technologies.

  • Lead the design and implementation of solutions across business functions with primary responsibility for various SAP modules

  • Drive and articulate the SAP infrastructure roadmap, driving business value by influencing customers to leverage existing investments whenever possible.

  • Engage in project/release scoping discussions with business units to understand business requirements and complexity to ensure the appropriate SAP infrastructure services and capabilities are available.

  • Lead and conduct design reviews, architecture and technology reviews, direct vendors and interface with SAP OSS for problem management.

  • Release (cutover) planning, articulate and determine timelines for various cutover activities, serve as technical escalation point and SME for various SAP infrastructure technologies.

  • Partner closely with infrastructure teams and suppliers on architectural design, application upgrades, release and project implementations, capacity management and system performance.

  • Leverage understanding of SAP application patterns within the pharmaceutical market to promote usage and articulate business value.

  • Responsible for ensuring Solution Delivery vendor understands technical roadmap and assists in translating the design into implementation specifications.

  • Coach/ Mentor management, team, and others on technologies, and design

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics or Engineering

  • Minimum 3 years experience in SAP Basis Infrastructure

  • Minimum 3 years experience with SAP ERP systems

  • Minimum 3 years experience with System Development Life Cycle

  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a GMP regulated environment

  • Experience in working in a validated environment

  • Experience in Cloud integration of SAAS offerings with ECC or S/4 HANA such as SuccessFactors, SAP Hybris or Ariba

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences: 


  • Strong knowledge of SAP infrastructure technologies and design methodologies

  • Strong learning agility and ability to apply technology to business scenarios

  • Strong communication skills

  • Demonstrated team work, self management and multi tasking abilities

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and guidance

  • High analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Prior experience with SAP performance tuning

  • Understanding of High Availability and load-balancing technologies

  • Understanding of web/internet-based protocols

  • JAVA troubleshooting and tuning experience

  • Experience with the SAP S4 HANA platform

  • Experience with Solution Manager and CHaRM

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status