Principal SAP Basis Lead

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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May 08, 2018
Jul 07, 2018
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Principal SAP Basis Lead

We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as a tech startup within a Fortune 100 company, we are leading a digital disruption that will redefine how people experience insurance.

Liberty Mutual Global Specialty (GS) IT is actively searching for a Principal SAP Basis Lead. Global Specialty IT provides support and operations for all global specialty lines including Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM), Liberty Mutual Surety (LMS) and Ironshore across 19 countries through one unified IT team. The future of the insurance financial operations space is real time claims and policy data integration. This project is the best opportunity to transform the financial operations space that typically does things in a sequential, monthly close process to a continuous on going close process that takes advantage of real time data.

Bring your passion and enthusiasm for the SAP Platform to our company and enjoy excellent pay, benefits, and unique development opportunities.


The SAP Basis Lead is responsible for multiple aspects of the SAP Basis landscape including performance, project management, architecture, and strategy. Will work closely with SAP Basis operations delivery team, application owners, data architects and business analysts to align global business strategies with enterprise IT and SAP technical strategies.

Position will lead SAP Basis strategy and architectural goals within the global organization including education and communication with business partners and stakeholders within the enterprise. Must have working knowledge of SAP Basis configuration management activities including: client copy/refresh, system/client strategies, transport/migration policies, scheduling, performance tuning and monitoring, ABAP & Java stack administration on HANA and traditional systems, support packages application, and SAP upgrade strategies. Also desirable is knowledge on database standards and practices in an SAP environment, particularly in regards to SQL Server database technologies. In addition, the desire to work closely with other Solution Architects to drive resolution of technical issues related to business processes that span multiple applications and messaging technologies.

  • Review SAP Basis strategies and processes and improve efficiencies aligning with business initiatives.
  • Interfaces with LM Security and Privacy organizations to understand potential regulatory impacts to SAP roles.

  • Cloud computing, AWS
  • SAP technical architecture design of existing and new technologies in a global SAP implementation.
  • Defines and creates standards, guidelines, and quality of service criteria for enabling, implementing and supporting existing and new SAP landscapes and bolt on environment.
  • Maintaining an understanding of current technologies, their trends, business strategies and capabilities.
  • Leads technical performance and security compliance assessments (SOX review) of SAP applications and bolt on.
  • Drive outsourced technical partner in the ongoing support of the operational environments to maximize operational efficiency and enrich end user experience
  • Accountable for regular performance review and reporting of all SAP systems
  • Evaluate, test and provide recommendations for new tools for enterprise SAP administration and performance management
  • Provide project management and oversight for Basis related projects
Your background:
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and at least 10 years of experience in IT or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • 5+ years experience focused on SAP Basis administration experience

  • Working in an Agile environment

  • Bachelors degree is preferred, and a masters degree is a plus

  • Prior experience with ECC 6.0, SRM 7.0, SNC 7.0, PI 7.3, Solution Manager 7.2, GRC 10.2 and SAP HANA is strongly preferred

  • Understand Bolt-on and supporting technologies e.g. Taxware, BSI, Spectrum, SAP Console, Paymetric

  • Experience with global rollout of SAP and corresponding production operation challenges

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure architecture is a plus, AWS

  • Solid experience in large cross-functional teams and flexibility to influence people at management levels.

  • Strong written and verbal communications, with proven experience in delivering management briefings

  • Extensive and proven experience working with third party service delivery organizations.

  • A strong industry focus to understand the introduction of new SAP technologies and their possible impact to the companies IT infrastructure

  • Demonstrated track record of working across different technology towers to bring about innovative change and resolving cross application related business issues

  • Benefits:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, its our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:


At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

Were dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

Job: Technology
Primary Location: United States-New Hampshire-Portsmouth
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: $00
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (16 years)
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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