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Latroba, PA

Career Overview

  • SAP NetWeaver Portals Architect with over 8 years of experience with various industry verticals
  • Extensive experience in architecting and implementing complex SAP Portal Environments.
  • Possess a strong background in developing applications in WebDynpro Java, WebDynpro ABAP and other web technologies on the SAP Platform.
  • Excellent understanding of integration capabilities of the SAP Portals Platform with other Non-SAP Web Technologies
  • In depth knowledge of SAP Portal Business Packages with extensive experience in Employee Self Service applications.


  • Project Leadership
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Programming and Design Techniques
  • Database Design
  • Fostering Team Work
  • Solid Understand of web frameworks
  • Knowledge Management technologies
  • Creativity / Innovation

Technical Skills

Operating Systems:

Windows Servers, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris

SAP NetWeaver:

SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0,
SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.0 / 7.01 / 7.02 / 7.3,
SAP Composition Environment 7.1 / 7.2,
SAP Process Integration,
SAP Business Intelligence,

Programming Technologies:

SAP WebDynpro Java, SAP WebDynpro ABAP, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, ASP.Net, VB.NET. JavaScript

SAP Portal Business Packages:

SAP ESS, MSS, CRM, SRM, eLearning

Work Experience

June 2012 – Current
SAP Portals & e-Business
Confidential,Latroba, PA

Confidential,is a well-known manufacturer and supplier of tooling and industrial materials to different industries like mining, aeronautics, construction and several others.

To support the business processes and foster growth Kennametal Inc. has implemented SAP as its technology platform. The technologies implemented are SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.02, SAP ECC 6.0, SAP BW, SAP SRM, SAP CRM and SAP HANA.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain strategic relations with all business counter parts to obtain requirements for SAP NetWeaver Portals usage within their groups.
  • Define the road map for SAP Portals capabilities and map it to the requirements gathered from the business leads.
  • Co-ordinate with off shore development leads and developers to build applications.
  • Support SAP Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service (ESS, MSS), Performance Management, Open Enrollment, SAP SRM, SAP CRM, SAP BI, SAP BO integrations with the portal.
  • Create functional and technical specifications for portal development objects.
  • Build SAP WebDynpro Java, ABAP applications as needed for the business.
  • Debug SAP Applications as applicable.

Key Accomplishments

  • Created and presented the road-map to upgrade the existing SAP NetWeaver Portal from 7.02 to 7.3. Key benefits include performance improvements, SAP Mobile Support and reduced IT dependence of business units.
  • Standardized development process for SAP Portal application development.

June 2010 – June 2012
Senior Consultant – SAP Technologies
Confidential,Houston, TX

Project #1
Client: Confidential,Ohio
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate with the clients business partners to understand the business needs and requirements for SAP NetWeaver Portals.
  • Conduct workshops demonstrating the key capabilities and business benefits of the SAP Portals Platform.
  • Work with the SAP SRM, SUS, BI, HCM Teams to document based business processes which would need integration with the portal.
  • Design the roles and authorization matrix and develop strategy for roles creation and assignment for the portal.
  • Create content migration strategy from N to N+1 environment.
  • Work with other IT Vendors and Specialists to ensure no conflicts exist with the other vendor implementation plans.

Project #2
Client: Confidential,Texas
Project Details
Global roll out of SAP ECC, SAP MDM 7.1 and SAP Composition Environment 7.1 solutions to cater to the global business of the organization
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate with client counter parts for requirement gathering for SAP MDM Data Management Solution.
  • Co-ordinate with the Technical BASIS team to schedule upgrades, downtimes and system maintenance schedules.
  • Worked with offshore team to facilitate development process from build to final go live.
  • Assist in development of functional specifications based on the requirements gathered.
  • Development technical specifications to detail the development object.
  • Develop objects in WebDynpro Java using SAP MDM Java API\'s to development the data management UI for MDM.
  • Used knowledge of UI frameworks and Web technologies to lead projects resulting in functional enhancements of Web-based applications.
  • Created SAP CE BPM, BRM Artifacts to drive the data management process and rules.
  • Key Accomplishments
  • Redesigned the entire User Interface and middle tier module to enhance performance by 30%.
  • Added error handling mechanisms which allow debugging and tracing of application faults.
  • Cross trained team members in WebDynpro Java and SAP CE BPM technologies.

Project #3
Client: Confidential,
Project Details:
Implementation of SAP ECC roll outs and application build for centralized master data creation using web based UI and SAP CE BPM as work-flow tool.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead the offshore development team to build SAP WebDynpro Java objects and SAP CE BPM Artifacts for creation of central master data.
  • Configure SAP CE 7.2 to connect with SAP ECC System via JCO, RFC to communicate with ABAP Function Modules to facilitate data fetching, creation.
  • Train the team members to get well versed with the technologies used as well as assist with creation of technical specification as per Deloitte standards.

Deloitte Internal Projects

  • Worked with key project members to develop mobile UI for order entry while engaged in the Project #2.
  • Create documentation for best practices WebDynpro Java Development as well as best practices for creation of SAP CE BPM Artifacts.

March 2009 – July 2010
Senior Consultant – SAP NetWeaver Portal

Project #1: SAP Employee Self Service Implementation
Client: Confidential,
Project Details
Implementation of SAP ECC (HCM, MM, PS, PM, FI) and NetWeaver (EP, BI, PI, MDM) for the organization along with Shipping Industry specific COTS products like Danaos and Afsys.
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead the blueprint phase of the project to capture the client requirements to capture the Portal and Employee & Manager Self Service Requirements
  • Responsibilities
  • Lead the Blueprint Phase using ASAP and Solution Manager 4.0 Methodology.
  • Conducting workshops with the business teams to understand the requirements
  • Understand the client landscape for SAP Enterprise Portal and conducting sizing based on user loads.
  • Build solutions and conduction solution workshops to demonstrate the to-be system.
  • Setting up NetWeaver Development Infrastructure (NWDI) to modify custom ESS Components and develop new components.
  • Developed WebDynpro Java applications using Adaptive RFC’s and Web Services.
  • Integrated Adobe Flash islands with WebDynpro Java Objects.
  • Develop Adobe Forms using HR Forms and Processes for identified scenarios in SAP HCM.
  • Develop functional specifications for WD ABAP applications for custom HR processes.
  • Develop WD ABAP & WD JAVA applications for non-Standard ESS Services
  • Integrating 3rd party applications hosted on IIS and WebSphere 6.0 with SAP Enterprise Portal

Project #2: SAP Composite Application PoC
Client: Confidential,
Project Details
The TMA Project at CapGemini UK aimed at providing the UK Traffic Management an integrated solution between SAP and Non-SAP Systems. SAP PI bridged the gap using web services to pulling and pushing the data from the non-SAP systems. The user interface for consuming the services was built in WebDynpro for Java on the Composition Environment
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Analyze the functional specifications and produce Technical Specification for the development objects.
  • Build composite applications for travel management using SAP Composition Environments 7.1.
  • Configure NetWeaver Development Infrastructure (NWDI) for the project.
  • Design and develop objects using WebDynpro for Java.
  • Extensive usage of Adaptive RFC and Web Service models to integrate SAP and Non SAP systems as one UI Screen.
  • Creating System Objects and Configuring the UME to use MS Active Directory as data source for users.
  • Document test cases and test scripts.

July 2008 – March 2009
Technical Analyst – SAP NetWeaver
Project #1: QPI International
Lead a team of 10 techno-functional consultants for the implementation of ESS / MSS and SharePoint across the enterprise. Responsible for designing the User Management Strategy for portal access from intranet / internet by vendors, employees and business partners. Establish SSO between SAP and Non-SAP systems alike. Configure Portal branding and authorization.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the business blueprint phase.
  • Produce documentation and implementation scope divided into phases.
  • Mentor and lead the ABAP, Workflow and WebDynpro teams to drive the implementation.
  • Develop Functional specifications and WebDynpro JAVA Applications for Company Loans, Annual Leave Request.
  • Develop WebDynpro JAVA application for Employee Resignation, Company Loans, Annual Leave Request and other non-standard SAP ESS Services
  • Integrate Online Adobe Forms with WebDynpro JAVA.
  • Development of Adobe Forms for printing of the leave requests.
  • Customizing ESS services and building new ESS Applications using WebDynpro JAVA
  • Integration of workflow with standard services
  • Configuring Universal Worklist (UWL)
  • Configuring Windows Authentication.
  • Integration of MOSS with SAP EP

Project #2: ADGAS
Customized the Homepage Framework for including custom development applications under the Employee Self Service role. Configured the Appraisals Process to be used from the portal landscape. Made changes to UWL / Work Flow in order to send custom notifications to Managers / Employees about Appraisal tasks.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Integrate SAP LSO solution with SAP EP 7.0
  • Single sign on configuration between EP 6.0 & EP 7.0
  • SPRO Configuration for LSO.
  • Configuring the content player, authoring environment and developing SCORM compliant courses for LSO

March 2008 – July 2008
Senior Technical Analyst
In Colgate I deployed the ESS / MSS business packages and configured the NWDI to allow code customization of the applications to meet the business requirements of the group. Developed custom applications using Floor Plan Manager for Self Service Applications. Developed custom reports using Visual Composer and redesigned display only applications of ESS in VC. Configured the collaboration platform using Forums for inter country collaboration. Designed and re-architected the legacy content platform of Lotus Notes to Web Page Composer. Laid down development guidelines and best practices for team development. Worked on HR Administrative forms with Adobe and workflows using the HCM Forms and Processes provided with the new Design Time Repository (DTR) on Enhancement Pack 2.
Role: Tech Lead
Technologies Uses: WebDynpro / SAP EP / MS AD

October 2006 – February 2008
Consultant - SAP Portals
Project #1: SAP NetWeaver Portals Implementation
Client: Confidential,UK
Project Details
Upgrade SAP ECC 5.0 to SAP ECC 6.0 and implement SAP Enterprise Portal 7.0 to support online business processes from offices around the UK.
Role & Responsibilities

  • Architect the SAP Portals Landscape for usage across offices within the UK.
  • Detail the user roles, authorizations and security details for the portal.
  • Implement SAP Portal federation for SAP ESS, SAP BI and Consumer portal access.
  • Modify portal components to implement business unit branding and personalization elements.
  • Single Sign on configuration for SAP BI, ECC and Windows Authentication.
  • WebDynpro Java Objects for custom user role management and user reports.

Project #2: SAP Order Management
Client: Global Leader in providing pallets to other utility companies.
Project Details
Enhance the existing online order management form to meet the new business requirements for the rollout to APAC, AUS and NZ Customers.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Analyze the existing WebDynpro Java Code and suggest performance improvements
  • Technical analysis and feasibility of new requirements.
  • Create technical specifications against functional specifications delivered by the onsite team.
  • Enhance the WebDynpro Java code to add business logic for APAC, AUS and NZ customers to place orders.
  • Create required EJB, Beans to transfer data from WebDynpro UI to Oracle Database.

April 2004 – July 2006
Technical Analyst
Project #1: Timescape Powered by SAP NetWeaver.
Project Details
Implementation of SAP R/3 4.7 along with SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Feasibility study of replacing existing IBM WebSphere application portal by SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0.
  • Installation of SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0.
  • Installation and configuration of MS Active Directory for Times of India.
  • Configuration of SAP Portals and MS AD as the UME for user authentication.
  • Setting up Knowledge Management and document management processes for the portal.
  • Creation of Portal Content and other artifacts for the build phase.

Project #1: Timescape Powered by IBM WebSphere
Project Details
Support of existing application and build of new applications on the IBM WebSphere platform.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing landscape of applications built on the IBM WebSphere platform.
  • Conduct performance analysis of applications and modify underlying J2EE code to improve performance.
  • Analyze error logs from the application server and conduct root cause analysis.
  • Migrate the application from a pure J2EE code base to use open source application framework for database management and UI management (Hibernate and Struts).

December 2002 – April 2006
Technical Analyst – Confidential,
Company Description
Formed a startup company to build management software revolutionize the way fitness clubs and gyms are managed. Build member registration and management module on VB.NET and backend as MS SQL. Integrated the fitness clubs membership software with the biometrics software to track membership usage.

Education & Training

Computer Science
Bachelor of Science

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