SAP Basis Consultant

Job Title

SAP Basis Consultant


Worthing, West Sussex

About Us

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion. People matter, results count.

Who you’ll be working with

You’ll be working in the SAP Delivery Group as part of the Basis team who are in midst of migrating the entire SAP platform to Azure Cloud infrastructure. The team has a core element based in Worthing, with additional resources in Telford and offshore in India. You will also be working with Basis consultants from the wider Capgemini SAP practice and additional flex consultants when required.

The focus of your role

To deliver strong Basis capability to the SAP Delivery Group and HMRC.

What you’ll do

You will be working on a complex SAP landscape with multi track developments. The experienced applicant is needed to perform across all phases of the SAP lifecycle including Live Support.
You’ll be part of the Basis team in Worthing or Telford supporting our colleagues to deliver new functionalities and SAP systems, whilst maintain the existing landscape.
You will be required to perform traditional Basis activities such as database administration and SAP administration but also be required to undertake patching, upgrades, and installation of new systems.
You will need to be quick to learn in this rapidly developing platform especially the cloud-based infrastructure solutions.

It is essential that applicants are willing and able to take on on-call duties as part of On-Call rota there is limited remote access to the systems the applicants must be present on-site in Worthing or Telford within 40 minutes should there be a call out overnight or at weekends.

What you’ll bring
  • Strong SAP Basis administration skills for both ABAP and JAVA systems essential
  • Oracle experience on recent versions of oracle
  • Experience in various Backup/Restore procedures
  • Any Oracle RMAN and Dataguard knowledge is a bonus
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP installations and migrations
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP upgrade and patching
  • Unix skills, preferably Linux and AIX
  • Exposure to cloud infrastructure solutions i.e. Azure, AWS.
  • Solution Manager BASIS administration knowledge
  • Problem-solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of virtualised SAP systems
What we’ll offer you

Professional development, accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often ground-breaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as combined as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are dedicated to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

Relaunch Programme

This role is open to applications through our Relaunch@Capgemini programme for individuals who have been on a Career Break of between 2 and 10 years.  We understand that you won’t necessarily match every requirement on the job description but please do apply for the vacancy that best meets your area of expertise.  Further details on the programme can be found at



Posted on:

August 4, 2020

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


South East

Business units:



Consulting & Business Transformation