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Neil Aspin

SAP NetWeaver Consultant at ADDigital

Profileimage by Neil Aspin SAP NetWeaver Consultant at ADDigital from Manchester
  • Manchester Freelancer in
  • Graduation: B.Sc (Hons) Applied Psychology
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 70 €/hour
  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 08.08.2013
ERP, SAP R/3, Integration, SAP, SAP ERP, PI, Unix, Oracle
SAP NetWeaver Consultant
06.2013 - today

Computer Software

SAP Basis Administrator (Projects)
05.2011 - 11.2012
Working predominantly in SAP AFS and SAP Retail environment. Installing, configuring and troubleshoointing CE, PI, ERP, EP, BW in multi-track environment, using ABAP and JAVA stacks – Oracle / HP-UX

• Upgraded SAP Retail system to EHP5
• Patching and add-ins, using SPAM, JSPM and SAINT
• System copy for multi-tracking (refresh) of DEV/QAS/PRD systems
• Analysis of Zebra printer not printing Chinese character issues (sapscript and sprint queues)
• 4 Weeks working in Shanghai for ‘China go-live’
• Setting up Partner profiles
• ftp and sftp using ‘MoveIt’ software
• Installed Nakisa HR software on NetWeaver CE 7.2
• Implemented Nota Fiscal for Brazil compliance.
• Installed Adobe Document Services on SAP Java 7.3 with connection out to ABAP stack.
• HANA / SLT – table replication, user admin, import / export.
• PI 7.1 EhP installation, configuration
• Config changes for existing BW systems (e.g increased WP / Memory parameters) on an ad-hoc basis
• Hardware refreshed approx 30 SAP systems from HP Superdomes to HP Blades (BL870c’s)
Luxury Goods & Jewelry
5001-10,000 employees

SAP NetWeaver Consultant
04.2010 - 12.2010
Remote and on site Consultant support provided for high end engineering / manufacturing firms across the country from a large customer portfolio, running ECC 5.0, ERP 2004, ERP 6.0 BI, CRM, SCM, PI, EP in a predominantly Win2k / SQLServer environment.

• Homogenous System Copies within a Win2k / SQLServer environment using backup, attach / detach method.
• PI 7.1 EhP installation, configuration and troubleshooting.
• System copy post processing.
• System upgrades EHP1 – EHP4.
• Performed weekly health checks for various clients using DB12, DBACOCKPIT, ST22, SM21, SM37, SP01, SP12, SM13, SM12 DB13, SM50, SM51, SM59, ST04, AL08, SMLG, SCOT, SPAD, OS06, STMS
• Monitor application performance with ST03, ST02.
• Patching with SPAM and JSPM.
• Solid experience of Solution Manager builds and patching.
• Client copies and client admin with SCC* transactions.
• SCM and LiveCache checks.
• Backup administration via NetBackup of VMWare SAP landscape.
• Kernel upgrades and patching.
• Licensing via Sap Marketplace.
• Creating VMWare instances via vSphere
Information Technology and Services
5001-10,000 employees

Bank of Scotland
SAP Basis Administrator
10.2007 - 09.2009
Responsible for the migration, installation and configuration of Netweaver into UNIX and Wintel environments. Extensive experience of ABAP and Java techonology stacks. Planned implemented and configured the upgrade of SAP NetWeaver products and supporting technologies, including NetWeaver Portal, PI/XI, BI, Solution Manager and CRM, within a NetWeaver 7.0 environment.

• As part of Netweaver/Infrastructure team, researched and outlined recommendations for SAP software.
• Monitor application performance and recommend optimization efforts for SAP landscape.
• Performed database monitoring, server tuning, and administration. Oversaw backup/recovery operations.
• Implemented SAP authorization/security architectures to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
10,001+ employees

Bank of Scotland
SAP Security Administrator
10.2004 - 09.2007
Key responsibilities include : Setting up new user IDs and changing existing security access, developing and implementing job-based security roles, providing support to resolve user security issues, and monitoring and enforcing security policies. Using Profile Generator to create, modify and customize Activity Groups, Authorisations, Transactions, Roles and authorisation profiles.

• Role creation and maintenance using CUA
• Developed custom user management system to replace Tivoi TSM, using Java, NWDS and Perl technologies.
• Maintenance of Access Policies and scripts
• Maintain application and security polices
• Determine and define segregation of duties.
• Good understanding of security tools / transactions
• Experience of executing traces utilizing ST01 and SM19 and interpreting results.
• Dealing with authorisation issues.
• Auditing of SAP systems to confirm with Sarbanes Oxley act
• Perform Security transports.
10,001+ employees

Bank of Scotland
Security Administrator
11.2003 - 10.2004
Working to stringent security standards within the HBOS Unix server estate. Security administration for 940+ midrange servers across all platforms.
• Successfully rolled out approximately 15 servers per week as part of MCP project adhering to HBOS security policy standards
• Developed scripts using Ksh, AWK & Perl for Security Expressions and compliancy audit
• Installed and configured CA eTrust Access Control on all boxes within HBOS Unix estate
• Writing and implementing custom rules within eTrust
• Installed ssh and authorization keys via scp
• Automated many of tasks using the korn shell
• User and group admin via Unix and Tivoli Framework Manager
10,001+ employees
1 week

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