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Workday Consultant Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • 11 years of IT professional working experience in ERP applications.
  • 8 Years of experience in Software QA lead/Test Manager on ERP (SAP, EPICOR, Workday, PeopleSoft, and Oracle Merchandising Systems E - suite), Client Server and Web based applications using manual testing, automated testing and defect reporting.
  • Having 3 Years of extensive experience on Workday HCM modules and all aspects of implementations. Good Experience with all the phases of Workday implementation lifecycle like Requirement gathering, Analysis, Design, Configuring and Testing. . Experience in inbound/ outbound integrations, managing business processes, setting up alerts, creating custom reports, working with EIB, Core connector, Workday Studio and Creating Workday Calculated Fields etc .Including Web Services, Business Process Framework and experience in Implementation Projects for Core HCM processes including Staffing, Compensation and payroll Management. Technical experience with XML, XPATH and XSLT, Problem solving, Client Interaction and Team build skills. Supported post Go-Live for key HR issues and enhancements in projects.
  • Worked on all the phases including fit/gap, configuration, data conversation and testing.
  • Helped in troubleshooting integration issues and provided support in resolving defects.
  • Meeting with Clients to understand the functional and non-functional requirements of the project and understand the scope of work, interact with Client SME's for any queries.
  • Execute and provide thought leadership on various large scale software projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to understand the business problem and provide solutions.
  • Highly committed, hard worker, self-starter, fast learner, results oriented personality. Capable and willing to learn new technologies. Drives things with high sense of Urgency and Ownership.
  • Extensive experience in working along with Development teams, technology leads, project managers and plan, schedule and execute the QA activities to meet the project deadlines.
  • Experience in working both independently and in a team oriented collaborative environment.
  • Strong Project Management experience providing estimates, resource planning and project tracking, Identified and scheduled project deliverables, milestones and required tasks.
  • Flexible to rapidly changing requirements/work environments while meeting project deadlines.
  • Good experience on SDLC Kanban, Agile, Waterfall and Scrum models and methodologies.
  • Experience in interacting with business analyst, developers, and technical support and help them on Baseline requirement specifications, UML, Use cases and UAT (Business Process testing or workflow or End-to-End).
  • Proficient at troubleshooting and infrastructure setup for testing activities.
  • Define the overall test strategy, approach & detailed test plan and review the test cases authored by the team.
  • Implement best practices to test, identify, reproduce, and report defects and track all defect till closure.
  • Good experience in analyzing changes and identifying areas of the application to be regression tested.
  • TFS Admin, branching, merging, versioning control DOTNET application, scrum master, and testing application using test manger tool. Using multiple set of data for Data driven testing. Executed test cases in MTM, ALM 11.5, Load Runner, QTP and also Web services using SOAPUI.
  • Logged and tracked defects using Microsoft Team Foundation Server and MTM Tool.
  • Extensive experience in Integration, Regression, UAT, Database testing and various testing methodologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Business Domains: Banking, HealthCare, Oil and Gas, Energy and Retail industries

Testing Tools: Microsoft Test Manger, Quick Test Pro, UFT, Load Runner 11.5, Performance Center 11.5, ALM 11.5, Bugzilla, Jira.

Languages: PL/SQL, ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, C/C++, XML, XSLT,HTML, Python,JavaScript

ERP: Epicor, Oracle Financials 11 (AP, AR, GL,OTC,OM), SAP (SD,PP,MFG,HR,MM) Workday(HCM and Payroll)PeopleSoft (AP,AR,GL)

Operating Systems: Windows 98/NT/2000/XP, DOS, UNIX

Servers: Team Foundation Server (TFS) Setup, Admin

Databases & Tools: MySQL, MSSQL Server 2005/2008, MS Access, Oracle, Putty, TOAD.

Reporting Tools: Crystal Reports 8.0/7.0/5.0, Data Reports, Tableau, BI Reporting Tool (BIRT).

Software Packages: Tidal, Visio, PayCom, ADP, QuickBooks Pro, Web services, Workday Studio.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Environment: Workday 27/28, ALM, EIB, Document Transformation, Connector/Cloud Connectors, Workday Studio, XML, XSLT, XPath, Report Writer/Designer and Workday studio.

Workday Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for HR system integrations and BAU support essential for all Functional and Technical of application prior to go-live. Day to day support of Workday HCM, integration and reporting issues.
  • Supporting Existing Integration and building new integration based on the client requirements. .
  • Expertise configuring Outbound/Inbound Integration with different application interfaces according to the requirements. Managing Data conversions, HR and Compensation, Custom Reports and Security Management.
  • Consulting with the client on varieties data integrity issues and resolves all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframe.
  • Supported the new change requests design along with various project initiatives on configuration and integrations.
  • Created custom reports for active employees, active employees by locations summary, onboarding status summary, worker change history, workers on leave and configured dashboards for HR team.
  • Supported integrations files and troubleshoot with data validation on inbound and outbound like fidelity inbound, Charles Schwab outbound, 401k benefit plan, medical plans, dental plans, health saving account, and payroll earnings and deduction.
  • Created and uploading budgeted position, onetime payment and many other inbound files by EIB and verify.
  • Design and configure on recruiting modules for Job Requisition BP’s, Job Application BP’s, Candidate Portal/Workday Career Site(s), Candidate Management- review applicant, Candidate Notifications - offer, Agency management, Background check, Hire process and onboarding( steps, Action, Approval, notification, to do ).
  • Configured Custom Reports into Worklets and Related Actions of Workday Objects.
  • Deployed workday objects using Solutions from implementation to UAT, production tenants by following the change management process.
  • Created reports with Workday Report Writer and creating custom integrations with third party applications using Workday Cloud Connect and Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB).
  • Participate in the meeting sessions with client and vendors, with BA who created the design and mapping documents and submit the same for sign off.
  • Created new integration to pull the new hires information using Core Connector Worker and Document Transformation which uses connector integrations XML Output as its data source input.
  • Used delivered functions from a Custom XSLT file to transform the content into a CSV file format.
  • Used sequence generators, generating templates and validating inbound integration system results.
  • Experience in inbound/ outbound integrations, managing business processes, setting up alerts, creating custom reports, working with EIB etc.
  • Experience with Core Connectors, EIB Conversions and knowledge in Workday Studio and BI Reporting Tool (BIRT).
  • Created and ran EIBs, Scheduled, ran on-Demand integrations, Created email notifications on different statuses of integration for multiple process owners.
  • Develop, maintain & troubleshoot data integrations with other systems including third party systems.
  • Supported managing integrations using Calculated Fields, EIB, Document Transformation, Connecter, XML, XSLT, and Web Services technologies

Confidential Company, Pewaukee, WI

Environment: Workday HCM 27 and payroll. Reports, EIB and Core connector.

Workday Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in full length Life-Cycle implementation of Workday modules including requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance.
  • Extensively involve in testing Data Conversion from PeopleSoft into Workday. Initial responsibilities were to convert and load data to Workday's HCM system as part of the implementation.
  • Created matrix custom reports and understanding of data sources and business objects using sorts and group functional and calculated fields.
  • Configure BP Hire, C ompensation package, compensation eligibility rules, and compensation plan and compensation grades and termination . (Setup business process steps, such as Action, Approval, and notification and to do etc...).
  • Configured all security groups based on business requirements like Role Based Security, User Based Security, and Job Based Security.
  • Analyzed and configuration HR/Payroll business needs through client working sessions of new business processes.
  • Maintain internal and external interfaces and secure transmission of data through integrations
  • Expertise Managing HR and Compensation related Custom Reports, Business Process configuration and configuring the application according to customer requirements and developing system Integration.
  • Work with configuring teams to collected the requirements for Payroll Earnings and various pay components to configure payroll integration.
  • Configured integration system security segments and integration system security groups to control the security for running and scheduling integrations.
  • Configured PICOFs with payroll vendors ADP and created sequence generated to integrations.
  • Provided support for configuration and solving the issues relating the Gross Payroll. Good understanding on the requirements for Payroll Earnings and various pay components. Validated Report Testing & Validation for successful Payroll, Time & Labor, and HR.
  • Tested integrations and supported post productions support for reports and integrations.
  • Helped in troubleshooting integration issues and provided support in resolving defects.
  • Created and maintained custom and ad-hoc reports as well as, run scheduled reports needed by end-users.

Confidential, Plano TX

Environment: Workday HCM 26, Reports, EIB and Core connector

Workday Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with HR business and functional team to understand the business processes and needs (such as new releases, implementation of new functionality, and business process configuration changes) in HR and payroll including planning, implementation, review, and testing prior to go-live.
  • Analyzed client's HR/Payroll business needs through client working sessions and supported configured of new business processes and a future state design.
  • Define and Configured Compensation packages including plan, bonus, allowance and commission for multiple countries including bonus plan processing for various countries.
  • Participated in meeting and Assists HR management in the overall administration and analysis of salary programs, incentive programs, bonus plans, and merit plans salary structure.
  • Performs market pricing and internal analysis to determine appropriate compensation components (grade, bonus level, etc as per FLSA) according to compensation guidelines to ensure internal and external competitiveness.
  • Created Core Connector integration reports to pull the new hire and terminate employee’s information.
  • Primary focus is to understand how reports are in PeopleSoft and create reports in Workday with optimized results.
  • Understanding Workday data sources, business objects and related business objects which play a significant role in developing custom reports in Workday and share reports those reports to team.
  • Participate in payroll process, understanding of earnings codes, deductions, pay component like basic salary, hourly wages, viewing pay checks for troubleshooting and details like current period in process, next period to process and last period completed to create reports
  • Created Reports on dashboard for Pay Group, Payroll Period Schedules and Payroll Calendars data.
  • FPS expectations errors notifications before sending to payroll (invalid or undefined information).
  • Involved in QA processes like User Acceptance Testing for System Integration Testing.
  • Worked on setting up scheduling of reports and understanding the required permissions for report sharing and support the various reporting functions with Simple and Advanced Reports, defining columns, business objects, fields with respect to Workday functionality and client business requirements for new implementation initiatives.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Environment: SAP, TFS, ALM, SAP(SD,PP,HR,MM) .Net desktop applications (windows forms) and Web applications, Test Complete tool, JAVA, Web Logic, Cloud Server, Web Sphere, Telerik UI for ASP.NET, Oracle, Thick client, XML, SQL server, Oracle Enterprise Repository, Web Services WSDL and SOAPUI.

QA Lead/Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed test plan in Daily meeting with senior management.
  • Define overall test strategy, detailed test plan, review the test cases authored by the team and Manage enter and exit criteria for testing phase.
  • Experience in coordinating testing efforts, responsible for test deliverables, status reporting to management.
  • Worked on timelines and efforts need to execute the system testing and integrate.
  • Identify business requirements, preparing AS-Is and To-Be documents and sign-off with business users.
  • Handle all the process involved in Data Migration process from SAP to Non-SAP system, data extraction, cleansing data & logic data, upload data and post upload validations.
  • Identify all applications related business process changes due to the separation and/or cloning including changes where a supporting system
  • Identify all test scenarios and scripts required to test the clone systems end to end.
  • Define data, interface dependencies and keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project.
  • Identify batch programs required in each clone, shut down and start up procedures, and how to test the jobs.
  • Identify all the system, application build and data dependencies for the app.
  • Design for all test phases (e.g. Integration functional, System integration, Database testing, UAT, Security, Performance, user type testing, etc.)
  • Worked on SAP HR module expertise in Time and Attendance, Travel & Expense, Payroll, kronos jobs and also with a third party system interfaces such as ADP.(Tax update and W-2 end of year processing).
  • Data validation in ADP that data has successfully loaded into target system as expected.
  • Experience and excellent knowledge on end-to-end transactions and mapping to middleware, integration points and target systems.
  • Created integration test strategy plan, develop and modify test scenarios. Ensure all system interfaces connectivity with SAP and Non-SAP, functional specifications are exercised as part of integration testing.
  • Experience on End-to-End implementation/testing of SAP and in an integrated environment.
  • Support SAP business processes within expert field to meet business process requirements.
  • Perform day-to-day coordination of integration test activities.
  • Worked on estimates for level of testing effect and resources within timelines.
  • Manage defect prioritization, delivery, and re-test efforts across all relevant work items with off-shore team.
  • Analyze and understand requirements, architecture, technical designs and processes in order to define necessary scope of testing.
  • Review integration test scripts to ensure appropriate tests are created and carried out to fully and correctly verify requirements on daily meeting.
  • All test cases created in TFS, Logs defects and manage them to closure.

Confidential, Austin, TX

Environment: Retalix 10, JIRA, Epicor 9.0, XML,EDI, ALM (Quality Center),Data Warehouse, ETL, SQL server, Tidal, Workday HCM 21 and 22, PeopleSoft(AP,AR,GL), Oracle 11g DB.

QA

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project for online and mobile application.
  • Prepared Estimate for project the timelines and resources to perform all the testing activates.
  • Organize the testing kick-off meeting and define the strategy for web and mobile.
  • Understanding the client requirements and involved in preparing the functional document.
  • Workday implementation for HCM Compensation, Payroll, Time Tracking, Absence Management, Benefits and Security.
  • Experience in review and analyst as needed to obtain a workable solution and with HR Team in hiring and Termination issues and reporting.
  • Verify and validated new functionality and testing as well as post production release issues.
  • Tested special services including manager self service, employee self service with all the data.
  • Knowledge on business process related to payroll processing (i.e. deductions, calculations, Benefits, taxes Exemption etc).Validated employees details and valid data transfers to/from payroll processing.
  • Verify and validated data after creating new or modify current configuration, business process changes and the custom reports as per requirements.
  • Coordinating with Workday team on application bug, validate, evaluate the change.
  • Involved in Discussion with Business Analyst team to setting up process for HR related transaction and provided suggestion based on system functionality.
  • A thorough understanding and experience with the entire data migration process, migrating large data; from analysis of existing data, cleansing and validation.
  • Knowledge of testing the Epicor Point of sales application connected to Retalix application which flow thru ESB.
  • Validity missing transactions, exceptions flagged as per business rule in Epicor system.
  • Identify Transactions either an invalid sub-team or a store-sub-team relationship that is missing from the Epicor Sales Audit Item Master tables.
  • Validate transactions identify Epicor rejection reasons like Invalid store number, Invalid workstation number, out of balance like visa and finding root cause analysis on issues areas.
  • Review and understood Business Requirements, Functional Specifications and system design documents to validate all testable conditions. Executed both positive and negative test cases of functionality tests.
  • Worked on PeopleSoft modules in GL, HR and Expense and also with a third party system interfaces.
  • Working closely with business partners and product owner to continue on requirements and scenarios.
  • Participated in project design meetings to understand the impact of the changes being developed.
  • The primary focus of the testing to ensure accurate and timely pricing of menu items, set up of promotional items, and maintenance of product pricing, taxable items, Gift card, payment services through Tokenization, terminal using VISA, MC,EMV, AMEX and recipe information.
  • Tested POS machine EDI files or XML files as web services of the application before finally releasing it to the field and completing the UAT for the clients.
  • Experience with Set up of new POS workstations for new store, all equipment’s orders, server issues, trouble shooting network issues, software POS issues, settlement issues, inventory management and DBA changes.
  • Worked on integration, patch release, hot fixes and regression testing under Kanban Agile methodology.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Environment: UNIX, Tidal, Oracle 11, Data Warehouse, ESB, SalesForce, Putty, SAP, ALM 11.5, Caliber, Window8, VSTS 2012, .Net framework, C#, Web Forms, ASP.Net MVC,TFS, SQL Server, XML, Web services, SOAP UI, Load Runner, Performance Center, Confidential cloud server.

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and executed system test plan with test strategy, test approach, Scope, timelines and resources.
  • Involved in backend Database testing using SQL statements and using ETL for Datawarehouse
  • Understand backend systems, receiving data from upstream, validated data thru batches jobs and troubleshoot when needed and making sure that downstream system receive data.
  • Upload all the requirements and created test cases in ALM and also uploaded from Excel sheet
  • Validated data in system by running queries in billing and trade system
  • Tested numerous cycles/build of applications at all the stages of SDLC
  • Trained business in using ALM and how to log IM tickets.
  • Responsible for Functionality testing, System testing, and Regression testing and working with off-shore team. Completed load testing on web application and Scan application on security.
  • Attended daily Scrum meetings and Coordinated between BA and DEV.
  • Running tidal jobs and modifying script as per requirements.
  • Reported status of assigned project to management including daily updates, bugs, scheduling and overall test performance. Documented requirements, test cases and defects in ALM 11.5.
  • Ensure that testing is completed to agreed standards and that business and exit criteria are met
  • Designed end to end integration scenarios for business processes SalesForce.
  • Review technical and architect designs documents for integration testing and to get more knowledge. Salesforce user interfaces with web services to SAP systems.
  • Work with business owner to establish the set of UAT that will be used to determine the success of the requirements.
  • Review system defects and ensure they are adequately retested when fixed.
  • Performance testing by using load runner and performance Center to analysis any bottlenecks of application.
  • TFS Admin, Assigning role, Scrum master, creating branches, adding requirements, creating test cases, preparing reports.
  • Develop test suites, test cases and expanded automation testing application. Using multiple set of data for TDD.Documented MTP (move to production) activities.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Environment: PHP/Apache MySql, IE explorer 7/8, Firefox, Google Chrome, Quality Center 10. ASP.NETMVC, NodeJS, JavaScript, XML, AJAX, JMeter, JQuery, CSS, HTML, JIRA.

QA/BA

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with Clients to gather, Understand and analyze business requirements.
  • Hands on experience includes analyzing requirements, preparing test plans and building appropriate test cases to validate the functionality being built/fixed.
  • Created, maintained and executed automated test cases for ecommerce web application with TDD testing.
  • Executed both positive and negative test cases of functionality and regression tests.
  • Used Xpath and DOM to work with dynamic and static objects.
  • Validated sales, advance pricing rules, discounts, product bundles and inventory’s data on system.
  • Navigation and graphical interfaces and the database integrity by performing functional testing, integration testing, regression testing.
  • Executed both positive and negative test cases of functionality and regression tests.
  • Prepared the Test Suite with the TestNG Framework based.
  • Track and prepare the report of testing activities like test testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines .
  • Reported status of assigned project to management including daily updates, bugs, scheduling and overall test performance
  • Created and tested scenarios for accounting team, making sure Tax on products deductions are accurate.
  • Understand Database backend systems, created data and troubleshoot when needed.
  • Work with product owner and stakeholders to establish the set of User Acceptance Tests that will be used to determine the success of the requirements
  • Document all issues discovered during the test cycle using defect tracking system
  • Review system defects and ensure they are adequately retested when fixed.

Confidential, Burlington, NJ

Environment: Java, EBS, Oracle retail system 12.0 (ReIM) MS Excel, XML, PL/SQL, SQL, Quality Center.

Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the customization of RMS for a new business proposal for the client.
  • Involved in the client meetings on daily basis that included business requirements and understanding.
  • Preparation of Foundation data in both RMS and ReIM and then created inventory transactions for the multiple scenarios.
  • Preparation and execution of regression test suite and validating the posting results for the new financial posting enhancements such as creating documents such as merchandise invoice, debit memo, credit notes and credit memos.
  • A perfect match scenario within tolerance.
  • Handling cost/quantity/tax discrepancy including Discrepancy Write-Offs, Receiver Cost Adjustment (RCA) and Receiver Unit Adjustment (RUA).Group Entry, EDI download and Upload.
  • Validated Price guides, user ensure the pricing structures to company procedures like clearance prices to with .99 and also fixed price promotion price is higher than the regular retails, as well integrate with ORM.
  • Execution of test cases in Quality Center and defined data, inputs, and outputs.
  • Analyze testing results, identify and report root causes for test failures by working with the development team.
  • Assist Project Managers and other project resources with testing, troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Actively communicating with QA lead, developer and program manager on any issue identification.
  • Participated in design reviews and business model matching sessions. Maintain complex integration points between RMS and third party systems. Performed Ad-hoc, Smoke, Functional, Integration, System, Stress, Boundary, Positive and Negative, Fail over, Backend, Regression and End to End Testing.
  • Work with business users to finalize the functional specification.
  • Preparation of status report and defects report.

Confidential, NJ

Environment: SQL database server, ETL Data Warehouse, DOT. NET,ASP.Net, VB Script, QTP, Load Runner, Quality center.

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the QA and testing requirements to meet IT & business needs
  • Participated in creating Test Plan, Test Scenarios based on the Business and System requirements
  • Setting up of the Test Environments for Functional and UAT testing
  • Involved in defining the test strategy, test objectives, work plan
  • Executed Test Cases covering several scenarios, including Positive/Negative scenarios
  • Involved in identifying the test cases that are affecting the basic and major functionality of the application in order to Test the application using QTP
  • Defects were tracked, prioritized and analyzed the variation between expected and actual results
  • Extensively performed functional testing, unit-integration testing, system testing, regression testing, and UAT
  • Created and maintained SQL Scripts to perform Back-end testing on the SQL Server database
  • Created and executed SQL queries to fetch data from an SQL Server database to validate and compare expected results with those actually obtained. Tested user interface and navigation controls of the application.
  • Played back the scripts for basic functionality and triaged the logs for failures
  • Conducted Load Testing using Load Runner for response time monitoring and any bottlenecks.
  • Created Vuser and analyze real time load scenarios to perform volume testing of the application by using load runner
  • Monitored the scenario run using various online monitors in Load Runner Analysis
  • Co-ordinate with developers to discuss bugs and to enhance the application
  • Status reporting to upper management to keep them up to date on QA team activities

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