Joe Haynes - Biography

Innovative senior SAP Administration resource with twelve years of experience managing, installing, upgrading, migrating and designing large enterprise SAP installations including ERP, BW, BI-JAVA, Bex, Portal, Gateway, Fiori, PI, Solution Manager 7.1, SLT, SSO, and GRC. Design and build world class SAP infrastructures, that operate above standards set by the large consulting firms. Specialize in stabilizing and standardizing SAP landscapes while implementing key technologies into current infrastructures. Track record includes exceeding client expectations, developing technical teams, and analyzing issues in order to build stronger long term solutions.

I've worked as a Basis Administrator and Technical Architect for large and small corporations (Lockheed-Martin, Inc., TerumoBCT Inc., Heritage Propane LLP, Startek Inc.,).

► Installing, upgrading, and migrating SAP R/3 and Netweaver systems (versions 4.6c through 7.4) including ECC, Portal, PI, PO, BW, BI-JAVA, CRM, SRM, Solman 7.0/7.1., Fiori, HANA
► Upgraded a 40,000 user internal portal system from 7.0 to 7.3
► Guided clients on the application of new SAP and open source technologies into legacy infrastructures including Hadoop, Raspberry Pi, Hana, and Linux.
► Developed internal SAP Basis teams through mentoring

► Completed BW upgrade/system migration (from SQL 2008 to SQL 2014) from 7.0 to 7.4 in one week for a local medical manufacturer
► Completed multiple upgrades of portal, BW, and BI-JAVA systems (7.0 to 7.3) for a large aerospace company
► Identified missing SQL Server indexes and improved period end close times from hours to minutes for a manufacturing company in Indiana
► Developed upgrade time estimates for a manufacturing company in California that allowed for hour by hour planning for a production cut over
► Identified a hidden security issue that prevented data from being updated into a production ECC system a local multinational shoe manufacturer

► Member, Commonwealth of Virginia, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services Board (nominated by Governor), 1993
► Current representative to district school improvement meetings (40,000 plus students)
► Treasurer, college student government (managed and marketed myself for this elected office), left office with no deficits, 1984
► Race car driver, 24 Hours of Lemons