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Solutions Architect Resume

SUMMARY;

  • Global functional/technical expertise in Taleo Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance, integrations.
  • Taleo integration experience with SAP, PeopleSoft, and Lawson using Taleo Connect Client.
  • Proven ability to manage project teams, with track record of delivering projects on - time and on-budget.
  • Expertise with social media opportunities and trends.
  • Taleo Certified Systems Administrator, Ace level.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 13, Taleo Connect Client, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for the implementation of Taleo Recruiting and Onboarding internationally.
  • Designed and tested Confidential integrations to support imports/exports between Taleo Recruiting and SAP.

Confidential

Integration Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and validated functionality in Taleo Recruiting Stage and Production zones.
  • Developed scripts using Taleo Connect Client for data integrations between Taleo and SAP
  • Trained system administrators on the use of advanced Taleo features and Confidential .

Confidential, Abbott Park, IL

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 12 Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance, Taleo Connect Client ( Confidential )SAP-HR, Kenexa, Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Avature CRM

Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expert for the global implementation of Taleo Recruiting, Onboarding, and Performance.
  • Restructured offer letter templates and applied global standards; 32 countries, 27 languages.
  • Collaborated with Director of Talent Acquisition and Abbott country managers to design future state recruiting processes (Executive, Professional, Campus, and Hourly staffing types).
  • Worked closely with IT on the design and testing of integrations between Taleo Recruiting and SAP.
  • Authored instructional content for Abbott's global training program for Taleo Recruiting and Onboarding.
  • Designed the new functional and technical processes for Abbott's global employee referral program.
  • Analyzed corporate social media strategy. Identified opportunities to improve recruiting effectiveness using the internal and external career portals, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 12 Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance, Taleo Connect Client PeopleSoft, Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Avature CRM

Responsibilities:

  • Taleo subject matter expert on the global HR Transformation team for talent acquisition and onboarding.
  • Managed requirements, scope, configuration, testing, and delivery of the global upgrade to Taleo 12.
  • Delivered Taleo Configuration Workbook, business rules, report specifications, and integration matrices.
  • Worked with Confidential recruiting managers from 18 countries to explain Taleo functionality, capture regional requirements, and design future-state recruiting processes.
  • Wrote Confidential scripts and specifications to configuration Taleo Recruiting and integrate with PeopleSoft.
  • Established touch points between Talent Acquisition, Onboarding, Performance, Payroll, Compensation & Benefits, Workforce Administration, Workforce Planning, Succession Planning, and Learning & Development.
  • Identified social networking opportunities using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Confidential, Santa Monica, CA

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 11 Recruiting, Taleo Connect Client ( Confidential ), Project, Visio, Word, Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Performed gap analysis and migrated candidate data from Monster ATS to Taleo Recruiting.
  • Developed integration scripts to capture candidate records in Monster ATS and import into Taleo Recruiting.

Confidential, Boca Raton, FL

Solutions Architect - Talent Acquisition

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 7.5 Recruiting and Onboarding, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

Responsibilities:

  • Managed requirements, development, and delivery of the North American upgrade to Taleo 7.5.
  • Worked with SMEs, business analysts, Director of Recruiting to document current-state and design future-state processes for talent acquisition, onboarding, and integrations with Oracle.

Confidential, Denver, CO

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 10 Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance, Project, Visio, Word, Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted meetings with subject matter experts, business analysts, and HR executives.
  • Designed the functional and technical specs to migrate from Vurv to Taleo 10 Recruiting.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 10 Recruiting, Project, Visio, Word, Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Served as subject matter expert for North American recruiting transition from Vurv to Taleo.
  • Designed future-state recruiting processes for Executive, Professional, Hourly, and Campus workflows.
  • Configured Taleo OLF, career sections, candidate selection workflows (CSWs), job templates, prescreening questions, and fields for requisition, candidate, offer, and department.
  • Provided training for Taleo fields, CSWs, application flows, background checks, and user security.
  • Worked with Taleo Integration Team to in corporate assessments and background checks from HireRight.

Confidential, Deerfield, IL

Solutions Architect

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 10 Recruiting, Onboarding, Performance, Project, Visio, Word, Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Developed project plan for corporate-wide recruiting transformation.
  • Evaluated integration requirements for Confidential position import to Taleo, assessments, rehire, background, license checks, export to HRMS, and onboarding.
  • Developed documentation for requirements, process flows, Functional and Technical Specifications.
  • Provided detailed analysis of Taleo Confidential integrations with candidate selection workflows and internal HRMS,
  • Designed test cases and test scripts to automate user interactions of candidates, recruiters, hiring managers, and agents. Allowed test cycles to be completed in 1/10th the time typically required.

Confidential

Functional Business Analyst

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 10 Recruiting, PeopleSoft, Project, Visio, Word, Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Provided expertise of Taleo implementation best practices covering functionality of Taleo 10, OLF, job templates, user groups, workflows, fields, correspondences, approvals, offer letters, and Confidential integrations.
  • Worked with department managers to establish new recruiting processes.
  • Prepared process designs and validated with Confidential country managers in EMEA, NA, LATAM, and ASIAPAC.
  • Generated requirements documentation for candidate sourcing, screening, interviewing, selection, offer management, background and credit checks, assessments, Taleo Onboarding, PeopleSoft imports/exports.
  • Met with country managers from North, Central, and South America to validate current-state processes and define future-state requirements of the Taleo Recruiting system.
  • Worked with integration team to test and validate imports/exports between Taleo and PeopleSoft.

Confidential, Benton Harbor, MI

Global Configuration Lead

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 7.5 Recruiting, Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Responsibilities:

  • Led the global implementation for Confidential ’s applicant tracking system (17 countries in Europe).
  • Developed project plans and timelines; facilitated kickoff and weekly functional and technical meetings.
  • Worked with Director of Recruiting, Director of HRIS, administrators, and business analysts to import position data from SAP into Taleo, perform rehire checks, and export new hire information from Taleo to SAP.
  • Achieved global process redesign by working with Confidential country managers, HR, IT, and sponsor to define the future-state recruiting model based on current-state, gap analysis, and Taleo best practices.
  • Provided on-site training and validation in Comerio, Italy with country managers and VP of Recruiting Europe.
  • Designed use-cases, process flows, functional/technical specifications, test cases, and go-live checklist.
  • Designed New Hire Export process from Taleo to SAP to accommodate corporate restructuring.
  • Configured and tested languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Russian.

Confidential, White Plains, NY

Functional Business Analyst

Environment: Taleo Enterprise 7.5 Recruiting, WebEx, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the Managing Director in delivery of a global rollout of Starwood Hotels' talent acquisition.
  • Evaluated current-state recruiting practices and reporting needs for Starwood and subsidiaries.
  • Provided use cases and future-state process maps based on Taleo functionality and global reorganization.
  • Deployed in ten European languages plus English, Spanish, and French Canadian.

Confidential, Hoffman Estates, IL

Support Manager

Environment: Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, J2EE, ArcGIS, Access, Sun Solaris

Responsibilities:

  • Managed daily operations of the master scheduling system for Sears Home Services.

Confidential, Holland, MI

Business Analyst

Environment: SAP, Engineering Central, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Lotus Notes

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented an engineering bill of materials (EBOM) system for global inventory management.
  • Created functional and technical specifications for a global project with a budget value at over $3.5 million.
  • Led a recruiting analysis project to deliver functional and technical assessments for the HP global transformation from a distributed recruiting model to a centralized one leveraging software as a service.

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