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Information Systems Specialist Resume

NY

SUMMARY:

An experienced EDI/SAP Consultant and Programmer/Analyst with a solid background of analysis, design, development and implementation. Work experience in procurement, manufacturing and distribution systems. Served as a backup and alternate voting and negotiating representative to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) X.12 Committee and various subcommittees. Extensive experience with populating inbound SAP IDocs with EDI data and extracting data from IDocs for EDI transactions.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) planning, design, development and implementation
  • EDI translation packages including GXS AI, Trading Grid, Extol, Premenos Version 2, Inovis TrustedLink (TLI and TLW) and BizManager products, Gentran, SSA ECM TrustedLink and EDI-SOL and GIS products,
  • Value Added Networks (VAN); establishing and maintaining electronic mailboxes, trading partner relationships, and Quick Response Systems (QRS) catalogs, AS2
  • Extensive experience working with trading partners to implement EDI
  • CL, RPG III, RPG ILE, CL, Query and COBOL programming languages
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Expert knowledge and skills in developing test plans and test cases
  • Creating design workbooks and verifying data accuracy for EDI maps and EDI Translators for SAP IDocs and Legacy Systems Flat Files
  • Experienced in analyzing EDI trading partner requirements and conducting Gap Fit analysis against existing EDI maps
  • Proficient in X12, EDIFACT, EANCOM, UCS, VICS, TRADACOMS and other EDI Standards

EXPERIENCE:

8/1991 to Confidential, LLC Nashville, TN
Present EDI/BPCS/SAP Consultant

  • Self-employed as an EDI, BPCS and SAP Consultant. Major projects are listed below.
  • Majority of programming was done in RPG on AS400. Smaller projects were done using COBOL programming.
  • Short-term projects were done using Inovis TLW and TLI, Extol, SSA ECM, TrustedLink and Gentran (GIS) EDI translation software. Created mapping workbooks for GXS and Sterling as guides for other mappers.
  • All contracts involved developing structured test scenarios and documenting results.

3/2011 to Confidential. Stamford, CT
11/2011 EDI//SAP Consultant

  • Coordinated EDI implementations between Diageo, their customers and Sterling Commerce.
  • Tracked inbound and outbound transactions and SAP IDocs to ensure accuracy.
  • Set up and maintained SAP Trading Partner Profiles, EDI translation tables, Vendor Master, Customer Master, Item Catalog and Customer Cross Reference item records.
  • Analyzed EDI trading partner specifications and conducting Gap Fit analysis against existing EDI maps. Created new maps as needed.

6/2010 to Confidential. Rocky Hill, CT
2/2011 EDI/SAP Consultant

  • Worked with EDI Implementation team comprised of members from several countries to convert EDI for an acquired company into Henkel’s SAP and GXS automated processes. Gathered communication setup and transaction information for Trading Partners, defined EDI requirements for inbound and outbound EDIFACT and ANSI-X12 transaction sets, provided detail workbooks to GXS for creating maps to interact with SAP inbound and outbound IDocs and EDI transactions.
  • Verified correctness of SAP IDocs and EDI interchanges for format and data content.
  • Setup and maintained SAP tables for trading partner profiles.
  • Entered and maintained automated jobs in Robot.
  • Majority of work was performed remotely with on-site visits as deemed necessary.

1/2010 toConfidential, FL
5/2010 EDI Consultant

  • Review EDI trading partner requirements and develop translation formats for each of the EDI documents being traded.
  • Created maps for EDIFACT and ANSI-X12 documents using Extol software.
  • Develop files, maps, RPG IV, Free and CL programs for revamped EDI processing system.
  • Work was performed remotely with on-site visits as needed.

9/2009 toConfidential London, UK
12/2009 EDI/SAP Consultant

  • Worked with EDI Implementation team comprised of members from around the world to gather setup information for Trading Partners from many countries with multiple languages.
  • Defined EDI requirements for inbound and outbound X12, VICS, UCS, EDIFACT and TRADACOMS transaction sets for providing workbooks to Sterling Commerce for interacting with SAP to create inbound and outbound IDocs and EDI transactions.
  • Verified correctness of SAP IDocs and EDI interchanges for format and data content.
  • All work was performed remotely.

2/2009 to Confidential. Stratham, NJ
8/2009 EDI/SAP Consultant

  • Reviewed EDI trading partner requirements and developed mapping specification workbooks for each of the EDI documents being traded.
  • Created maps for EDIFACT and ANSI-X12 documents using Inovis.
  • Established and tested VAN and FTP communications with Trading Partners.
  • Developed RPG IV and CL programs to automate processing inbound and outbound transactions.
  • All work was performed remotely.

9/2004 to Confidential. Rocky Hill, CT
1/2009 EDI/BPCS/SAP Consultant

  • Coordinated EDI implementations between Henkel’s SAP System, their customers, Sterling Commerce and GXS.
  • Developed, performed QA testing and implemented the 867 Point of Sale Project.
  • Worked with Order to Cash (OTC) team to define SAP EDI requirements, maintained Specification workbooks and Trading Partner Relationship requirements for transition to GXS.
  • Tracked inbound and outbound transactions and SAP IDocs to ensure accuracy.
  • Set up and maintained SAP Trading Partner Profiles, EDI translation tables, Vendor Master, Customer Master, Item Catalog and Customer Cross Reference item records.
  • Worked with client and VAN to transition EDI operations to GXS.
  • Performed file updates using SQL.
  • All work was performed remotely.

1/2008 to Confidential, TX
6/2008 EDI Consultant

  • Developed and maintained all EDI functions using the Inovis TrustedLink (TLI) software.
  • Supported AS2 communications.
  • All work was performed remotely.

7/2007 to Confidential, NJ
12/2007 EDI Consultant

  • Developed and maintained all EDI functions using the Inovis TrustedLink (TLI) software.
  • Supported AS2 communications using BizManager.
  • Debugged interface programs to identify and correct instances where EDI data was not being processed correctly.
  • All work was performed remotely.

6/2003 to Confidential. Stamford, CT
8/2004 EDI/BPCS/SAP Consultant

  • Coordinated EDI implementations between Diageo’s SAP System, their customers and Sterling Commerce.
  • Provided backup support to Gentran’s Main Support Person.
  • Tracked inbound and outbound transactions and SAP IDocs to ensure accuracy.
  • Set up and maintained SAP Trading Partner Profiles, EDI translation tables, Vendor Master, Customer Master, Item Catalog and Customer Cross Reference item records.
  • Created and maintained mapping workbooks for Sterling to create maps.

3/2003 to Confidential. Maumee, OH
5/2003 EDI Consultant

  • Performed analysis of current EDI Systems and Procedures and developed project plan to make significant improvements by automating tasks and implementing audits and controls to improve document tracking. This resulted in increase in cash flow by ensuring all customer

orders, shipping orders to third-party warehouses, and customer invoices were processed promptly and accurately and acknowledgements were received.

  • Evaluated and recommended software package for implementing AS2 communications.
  • Created maps and AS2 connection setups using Extol.
  • Trained internal personnel on the Extol Translation Software Package.

4/2001 to Confidential. Stamford, CT
12/2002 Information Systems Specialist

  • Developed EDI translator system in-house to create and process 832, 824, 816, and 997 transaction sets when outsourcer was unable to meet customer requirements for exchanging Retail Pricing data with Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart IT named Diageo's Retail Pricing Application "best tool and rollout of all vendor managed suppliers."
  • Developed an automated system to provide Electronic Price Filing 832 documents for alcoholic beverages with control states in compliance with the National Alcoholic Beverage Commission Association’s (NABCA) specifications.
  • Coordinated EDI implementation between customers and UK EDI Gateway services.
  • Developed new programs and maintained existing programs to interface EDI transactions with JBA modules.
  • Developed interactive and batch programs for Ad Hoc inquiries of EDI data.
  • Entered and maintained automated jobs in Robot.
  • Developed automated method of checking item price received in Military 850 Purchase Orders to price in JBA pricing system. This resulted in a savings to Diageo of over $750,000 dollars in first three months.
  • Worked with SAP Implementation Team to define data requirements, EDI transaction sets and SAP IDocs for Order Capture.

4/1997 to Confidential, NY.
12/2002 EDI/BPCS/SAP Consultant

  • Provided technical support to in-house staff on the Sterling Gentran Translator software.
  • Provided Gentran support to EDI Staff. Converted all EDI functions from Sterling Gentran on a mainframe to SSA/BPCS TrustedLink (TLE) on an AS/400.
  • Trained internal EDI staff on the TLE, AS/400 RPG and CL programming, created and maintained data files, and AS/400 operations to support worldwide operations.
  • Created inbound and outbound maps for translating data into and extracting data from SAP IDocs,

BPCS data files, and customized work files. Transactions included ANSI-X12, EDIFACT and EANCON.

  • Developed CL modules for exchanging data between mainframes, UNIX, AS/400 and value-added networks.
  • Created CL programs to automate all processing, audit and control reporting, maintaining backup data, and purging obsolete data.

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