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Sap Xi/pi Consultant Resume

Glendale, CA

Summary:
Raj is a Senior Certified SAP XI/PI consultant with over all nine years of IT experience with seven years of SAP hands-on full life cycle implementation experience. He has worked as a developer, architect, and team lead on multiple SAP implementations. As an XI/PI architect, Raj has experience in designing and developing end to end A2A and B2B interfaces using various XI methods such as BPM, Multi-mappings, Alerts, Graphical, ABAP, java and XSLT mappings. Raj has consistently delivered superior SAP PI consulting skills to his clients always exceeding their expectations. Raj's unparalleled work ethic along with team work approach has set him apart from the crowd. Raj is a certified SAP XI Consultant along with both Bachelors and Master degrees.

SAP Expertise

  • Extensive hands on experience in Designing and Configuring SAP XI 3.0 /PI 7.0/ PI 7.1 Integration Broker, Business Process Management (BPM) and Runtime Components
  • Experience in SAP XI integration, Implementation, Post go-live and involved in upgrade
  • Responsible for identifying interfaces data requirements and analyzing interface technologies to determine appropriate interface
  • Expertise in suggesting the client for various best practices for XI implementation and strategies on how to protect the investment and to reduce the TCO
  • Extensive knowledge on SAP NetWeaver Technology and architecture positioning of the Exchange Infrastructure in the NetWeaver stack. Creating Configuration Scenarios for A2A and B2B Integration
  • Experience in complete Life cycle Implementation of XI project i.e. from installation phase of XI to the production phase. Involved in various phases of the project development from gathering requirements to testing and real time usage in production
  • Experience in design, development, test and support of an Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Experience in System Landscape Directory activities such as creating and maintaining Products, Software Components, Technical and Business systems and content maintenance (Export/Import).
  • Development Experience in XI Interface scenarios, Integration Processes, Message Interfaces, Inbound & Outbound Interfaces, Data Types, Message Types, Imported IDOCs/RFCs into XI, Context objects and Mappings programs/objects using XSLT, Java and ABAP in IR
  • Experience in Configured Business scenarios, Receiver System end points, Routing Rules, Receiver and Interface Determinations, Communication Channels, parties and services using Integration Directory of XI
  • Involved extensively in the configuration of XI with SAP and non-sap systems and extraction of data from different legacy non-sap and SAP systems
  • Serialization and Sync/Async Bridge. Created custom BPM patterns for orchestration of data from various systems using the standard integration process steps like Receive, Send, Transformation, Receiver Determination, Block, Loop etc
  • Extensively used IDOC, RFC, SOAP, FILE, JDBC, JMS, Mail and HTTP Adapters, for both inbound and outbound processing, ABAP proxies and various BPM patterns
  • Expertise in Adapter Configurations and End-to-End Monitoring
  • Setting up the monitoring environment using Alert configuration and monitoring through Integration Engine (IE) and BPM monitoring, RWB.
  • Involved in configuring Integration Engine (IE) (local & central), Runtime and Adapter Engine (AE) cache
  • Extensively used XI Runtime Monitoring of XI messages
  • Writing of end to end technical specification included the following XI Technical Design, Mapping Documents, ABAP Technical Design and Technical Design XI
  • Prod, Dev and QA implementation experiences of XI and configuration issues like creating RFC destinations on both R3 and XI side, Configuration of IDOCs, ALE configuration, configuring Partner Profiles and Logical Systems
  • Experienced on designing and documenting interfaces (with SAP and Non SAP legacy systems using XI Adapters) using Technical Design Documents, Functional Specs
  • Experienced in designing and developing end to end A2A and B2B interfaces using various XI methods such as BPM, Multi-mappings, Alerts, Graphical, ABAP, java and XSLT mappings.
  • Pre and Post processing ABAP programs/FM/user exits for the Interfaces.
  • Experience in developing Integration scenarios, Inbound and Outbound Interfaces with graphical / Java / XSLT based message mapping and user-defined functions
  • Experience with Seeburger adapter, RNIF (RosettaNet) adapter ,EDI adapters
  • Implemented Seeburger adapters BIC, split997, AS2 installed on SAP PI server to replace existing legacy EDI process and Infrastructure.
  • Experience in integrating business partners using Seeburger EDI adapter by developing user mappings, XML schemas and ANSI X12 in BICMD 6.3.2.
  • Knowledge in TIBCO, Web methods, IBM MQ series, SAP MDM and SAP EP
  • Expertise in full life cycle implementation, rollouts, testing and maintenance support in SAP R/3 4.6C,4.7, ECC 5.0,NetWeaver2004 on Various Modules
  • Strong SAP ABAP/4 development experience in SD, FI-CO, HR and MM modules
  • Extensively worked on Interactive Reports, ALV and Dialog programming
  • Multiple projects on Data Migration with BDCs, Legacy System Migration workbench(LSMW) for data upload for various SAP Projects
  • Experience in configuring EDI,ALE, IDOC and Workflow Interfaces
  • Experience in designing and developing layout using Smart Forms, SAP Scripts
  • Over Four full life cycle implementation experience including SAP XI and ABAP
  • SAP AG Certified XI Developer.

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science
  • Masters in Computer Science
  • SAP AG XI Certified

Technical Skill Set:

SAP XI / PI: A2A, B2B scenarios, ccBPM (Patterns: Sync/Async Bridge, Async/ Sync Bridge, Multicast, Serialization), Adapters (IDOC, RFC, FILE) Mapping (XSLT, Message Mapping), Proxies (ABAP), Integration Server (IE & BPE), Adapter Engine, Adapter Framework. XI Repository: Custom Data types, Message types, Message interfaces, Message mapping, Mapping Interfaces, Graphical mapping tool, Data layout functions. XI Directory: Sender agreement, receiver agreement, communication channels for file, communication channel for RFC involving IDocs and BAPIs, receiver determination, interface determination. XI RWB: SXMB_MONI, adapter monitoring tools, SXI_CACHE XI SLD: Software components, Products, Technical system, Business system. Languages: C, C++, Java, J2EE, ABAP, Linux Shell Programming

Platform: Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP

Professional Experience:

Confidential, Glendale, CA Mar 09 - Present
SAP XI/PI Technical Architect
Confidential, biggest food and Beverage Company known for manufacturing various products such as baby food, coffee, ice-creams, dairy products, frozen food, energy drinks, mineral water and pet care aims to migrate from the existing middleware, Mercator to SAP PI. Nestlé's, SAP XI/PI implementation is the world's biggest XI/PI implementation as per SAP AG. The SAP XI/PI migration project replaces the existing mercator with XI interfaces for factories, warehouses and various business applications for various markets of Nestle such as Nestle USA (food and beverage), NPPC (Nestle Purina and Pet Care) and NWNA (Nestle Waters North America).

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, PI 7.0/ PI 7.1, Legacy Systems.

Responsibilities

  • Architect for the XI implementation of various Nestle markets - Nestle USA, Nestle Purina Pet care, Nestle Waters North America, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru.
  • Involved in the implementation of the project from gathering requirements, documenting functional requirements, documenting technical specification, creating mapping documents and production support relevant documents.
  • Configured Nestle custom generic routing workbench and enhancements to XI.
  • Defined the System Landscape Directory for interfacing with different SAP systems and third party vendors.
  • Involved in defining transport path and strategic roll out of PI objects between different environments.
  • Debugged, monitored and fixed issues during Unit Test (UT), Market Integration Test (MIT), and Market Acceptance Test (MAT) and during production cut over.
  • Configured setting up Partner Profiles, Ports and RFC Destinations.
  • Developed complex Message Mappings using Graphical mapping and implemented message mapping with user defined functions in integration repository.
  • Involved in graphical mapping, java mapping and user defined functions.
  • Configured in Integration Directoryfor various sender and receiver channels according to the Business systems and business services, Create Receiver Determinations, Interface Determinations, Receiver Agreement, and Sender Agreement depending on the scenario.
  • Configuration and development of interfaces utilizing various adapters which include FILE, JDBC, SOAP, RFC, IDOC, HTTP, JMS adapters.
  • Involved in the development of various complex interfaces such as Material Master, Customer master, Orders to NUSA BW, Pricing conditions, Plant master, Vendor master.
  • Configured J2SE adapter engine which are used to send and receive messages from SAP to XI and vice versa using SOAP adapters.
  • Performed monitoring and Hypercare using the standard monitoring tool within Runtime workbench for all the interfaces
  • Used Component monitoring and message monitoring to check the status of all the components and the messages from the components
  • Extensively used Debugging skills to handle the errors and Message flows in XI.

Confidential, Highland Park, IL Aug 08 - Mar 09
SAP XI/PI Technical Architect
Confidential, one of the leading manufacturers of consumer good aims to provide system interfacing with retail trade management, MEI - Consumer Trade Management. The project is based on SAP R/3 and it has to interact with MEI systems. The project aim is to provide interfaces for Pricelist, Cost of goods sold, Promotions, Actual Sales, Off Invoice, Credit Memo Confirmation, Deductions, Credit Memo Deductions, Products, Credit Memo Territory Adjustments and Customers portfolios.

Environment: SAP ECC 5.0, XI 3.0, Legacy Systems, NetWeaver 2004, Oracle 11i, NWDS

Responsibilities

  • Involved in the complete implementation of the project from gathering requirements, documenting functional requirements, documenting technical specification, creating mapping documents and production support relevant documents.
  • Created migration document for XI/PI files migration from development server to quality server and from quality server to production server.
  • Created Unit Test Document (UTD), involved in System Integration Testing (SIT) and Functional Unit Testing (FUT).
  • Involved in production issues and Bug fixing after go-live.
  • Created product, software component, technical system and business system in System Landscape Directory (SLD).
  • Configured setting up Partner Profiles, Ports and RFC Destinations
  • Designed Integration Repository according to the business scenarios, created Data Types, and assigned Data Types to Message Type, Message Interface (Asynchronous / Synchronous, Inbound or Outbound)
  • Developed many complex Data Structures in the Integration Repository as Inbound and Outbound Messages
  • Created java (.jar) files in NetWeaver Developer Studio for RFC lookups and imported the jar files into Integration Repository.
  • The jar file calls the function module on SAP R/3 system by taking the input parameters from the source message, executes the function module on the SAP R/3 system and returns the output parameters which stored in global container using the Hash Map key which are in turn mapped to the target message.
  • Database lookup performed using User defined function during message mapping.
  • Configured in Integration Directoryfor various sender and receiver channels according to the Business systems and business services, Create Receiver Determinations, Interface Determinations, Receiver Agreement, and Sender Agreement depending on the scenario
  • Created New Alert Configuration to alert for the various events/errors for different alert categories.
  • Used Component monitoring and message monitoring to check the status of all the components and the messages from the components
  • Configuration and development of interfaces utilizing various adapters which include FILE, JDBC, SOAP, RFC ,IDOC ,HTTP, JMS adapters and both Java and ABAP proxies
  • Worked with Basis consultants during technical configuration of the Integration Server
  • Created TCP/IP connection from SAP R/3 system to SAP Xi/PI for tRFC (transactional Remote Function Calls).
  • Detailed documentation of each interface designed, including Business Scenario Swim lane diagrams, Object names, namespaces and their functionality
  • Extensively used Debugging skills to handle the errors and Message flows in XI
  • Responsible for monitoring all XI interfaces in Production

Confidential, Andover, MA Mar 07 - Jul 08
SAP XI/PI Lead Technical Consultant
Confidential, Business Application Server aims to provide a system interfacing various systems in Philips and between various customers and vendors of Philips across the world. The project is based on SAP R/3 and it has to interact with customers, service providers and other Philips systems. This is ongoing, building up specifications using SAP XI for mapping and messaging. The new developments in the existing business transactions are created in SAP XI as change request forms and the corresponding components are moved to Production.

Environment: SAP ECC 6.0, PI 7.0, Legacy Systems, NetWeaver 2004s, WAS 7.0

Responsibilities

  • Designed Integration Repository according to the business scenarios, created Data Types, and assigned Data Types to Message Type, Message Interface (Asynchronous / Synchronous, Inbound or Outbound)
  • Developed many complex Data Structures in the Integration Repository as Inbound and Outbound Messages
  • Configured in Integration Directoryfor various sender and receiver channels according to the Business systems and business services, Create Receiver Determinations, Interface Determinations, Receiver Agreement, and Sender Agreement depending on the scenario
  • Performed the process of monitoring using the XI monitoring tool and Runtime workbench for all the interfaces
  • Developed and configured integration scenarios using split997 adapter for sending function acknowledgement EDI 997 transaction back to vendors.
  • Insured transition and validation of Seeburger components such as user mappings, AS2 and split adapters from XI 3.0 to PI 7.0 by preparing and executing test scripts for all vendors for EDI transaction such as 810 Invoice, 850 PO, 855 PO Acknowledgement.
  • Configuration and development of interfaces utilizing various adapters which include FILE, JDBC, SOAP, RFC ,IDOC ,HTTP, JMS adapters and both Java and ABAP proxies
  • Worked with Basis consultants during technical configuration of the Integration Server
  • Detailed documentation of each interface designed, including Business Scenario Swim lane diagrams, Object names, namespaces and their functionality
  • Involved in Preparation of Technical specs, functional specs
  • Responsible for monitoring all XI interfaces in Production

Confidential, Sandpoint, ID Jun 06 - Feb 07
SAP XI/PI Lead Technical Consultant
Confidential, is embarking on an ambitious effort to replace key legacy systems with new solutions - beginning with choosing SAP's Finance (FI) and Human Resources/Human Capital Management (HCM) systems as a replacement for legacy systems such as Multiview, Ultipro and Ceridian. The SAP ECC 6.0 implementation address a number of immediate Finance and HCM needs and will also laid the foundation for future improvements to other Coldwater Creek systems.

Environment: SAP NetWeaver 2004, SAP XI 3.0, SAP R/3 ECC 5.0, WAS 6.4.

Responsibilities

  • Gathered and documented functional requirements as part of updating functional specifications.
  • Involved in the Production issues and Bug fixing after go-live.
  • Enhancement of exiting Interfaces.
  • Created Unit Test Document (UTD).
  • Debugging and monitoring in Runtime Workbench of all Business Scenarios.
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting for all the Business Scenarios.
  • Extensively used Debugging skills to handle the errors and Message flows in XI.
  • Created integration scenarios using SAP and non-SAP Adapters like File, JDBC, RFC, IDOC, HTTP, Gentran, SeeBurger and SOAP.
  • Designed and tested various Communication Channels using File, IDOC, RFC, JDBC, JMS, HTTP, SOAP and Web services Adapters for this project.
  • Used Inbound IDOC Adapter in Integration Server to send IDOCs to SAP R/3 System and RFC Adapter to enable RFC on SAP APO System.
  • Configured multiple Interface Determinations and Receiver Determinations to enable Data transfer from single source system to multiple target systems.
  • Configured Collaboration Profiles, Routing Rules etc in Integration Directory.
  • Designed business process using Cross Component BPM and used BPM in scenarios like ASync-Sync bridges etc
  • Developed Abstract Message Interfaces for Synchronous/Asynchronous transfer of Messages
  • Performed the process of monitoring using the XI monitoring tool and Runtime workbench for all the interfaces
  • Involved in Transport Mechanism for Dev to PRD in SAP XI.
  • Involved in upgrade XI 3.0 to PI 7.0, and Prepare the Documents.

Confidential, Dallas, TX Oct 05 - May 06
SAP XI Technical Consultant
Confidential, is a Retail company; Based in Texas, Fossil is a global consumer goods company with more than a century of history and a portfolio of leading apparel essentials. Fossil group of companies is privately held and consistently dedicated to the long-term interests of the corporation\'s stakeholders, including its customers, employees and the communities within which it operates.

Environment: SAP Web AS 6.40, SAP XI 3.0 SP12, SAP R/3 ECC 5.0

Responsibilities

  • Involved in creating the technical document by analyzing the functional specifications.
  • Transferred the developed objects across the XI landscapes-DEV, CONS, PROD systems.
  • System Landscape directory configuration: was involved in setting up the System catalog & the software catalog which included business systems as well as technical system.
  • Developed many complex Data Structures in the Integration Repository as Inbound and Outbound Messages.
  • Developed and tested various complicated Mappings also used Mapping Templates and User Defined Functions.
  • Created various Scenarios and used the BPM tool in the Integration Builder to build Business Processes.
  • Integrated with vendor systems in B2B scenarios through IDOCS, RFC and SOAP.
  • Designed and tested various Communication Channels using File, IDOC, RFC, JDBC, JMS, HTTP, SOAP and Web services Adapters for this project.
  • Configured Collaboration Profiles, Routing Rules etc in Integration Directory.
  • Extensively used Runtime Workbench for End-to-End Monitoring and Alert Configuration.
  • Involved in implementation of B2B Scenario's using Business Connector, JMS HTTP, Seeburger, Gentran and Market Place adapters for SAP.
  • Involved in Unit Testing and Integration testing of the Interfaces.

Confidential, Bridgewater, NJ Jan 05 - Sep 05
SAP XI Technical Consultant

  • Confidential, through its operating companies, is the world\'s most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The aim of the project is to replace Cross Worlds with SAP XI 3.0 to integrate legacy applications with SAP R/3 system and to integrate other applications

Environment: SAP R/3, XI 3.0, Legacy Systems, Web Application Systems

Responsibilities

  • Analyzed the interface requirements of various business systems in the organization and implemented appropriate interface technologies using SAP XI.
  • Configured technical systems and business systems in the System Landscape directory.
  • Developed Integration Repository objects required for the various interfaces. .
  • Designed and Developed SAP Inbound and Outbound Interfaces, BPM integration process, and set up the ccBPM process for Async to Sync communication between the business systems (Sync-Async Bridge).
  • Configured File Adapters to integrate non SAP systems data in flat file formats.
  • Configured Alert framework in XI to trigger alerts and notify the users in case of any failures in XI.
  • Imported IDocs and RFC into XI for mapping the interfaces for outbound and inbound.
  • Generated and implemented ABAP proxies for sending and receiving the data from XI.
  • Technical Design, Interface strategies, Development and Configuration of Interfaces.
  • Designed Integration Repository according to the business scenarios. And create Data Types, assigned Data Types to Message Type, Message Interface (Asynchronous / Synchronous, Inbound or Outbound).
  • Creating Mapping program using General Graphical Mapping Tool in XI, ABAP Mapping, XSLT Mapping, Using Functions, User Defined Functions, Value Mapping, Message Mapping.
  • Configured in the Integration Directory Configuration of scenario and create the sender and receiver channels according to the Business systems and business services, Create Receiver Determinations, Interface
  • Determinations, Receiver Agreement, Sender Agreement depending on the scenario.
  • Configured and maintained rfc destination, port, partner profiles and Meta data upload for the IDOC adapter.
  • Used XI monitoring tool (CCMS) and RWB for all the Interfaces, Component monitoring and message monitoring.
  • Performed Alert Configuration to trigger alert for the various events/errors for different alert categories.
  • Analyzed the messages in the XI message monitor in case of any failures and fixed the errors.

Confidential, India Feb 03 - Dec 04
Project: SONY USA SAP Implementation
SAP ABAP Developer
This offers both Self-help and Assisted-help, integrating these forms of help into a multi-channel, self-service and one-to-one support service request to provide a total support environment. Help Now! Provides easy access to online computing assistance - anytime, anywhere. This is a Helpdesk project for Armstrong Inc, which enables customers to receive and request services on web. Help Now! Enables customers to perform troubleshooting and problem resolution. It enables users to be more productive by providing them access to information and problem resolution services at any time of the day.

Responsibilities:
  • Tested ABAP changes to interface programs that extract data from the R/3 system into flat files for use in legacy system applications.
  • Performed system analysis and design;
  • Performed troubleshooting activities using ABAP debugger and OSS notes to correct problems with ALV functionality;
  • Changed existing production Report Writer reports
  • Debugged ABAP programs using the ABAP debugger
  • Performed troubleshooting on ABAP reports using OSS and applied OSS notes;
  • Gathered Functional and Technical specs from the development team to pass the knowledge on to the support team. Documented the various ABAP elements to provide a convenient knowledge source for the support team.

Confidential, India Mar 01 - Jan 03

Java Programmer
The primary role of the job was to Design and develop a website for a Corporate organization. The technologies that were used in this process are JAVA, JSP, Servlets and JavaScripiting, Flash and Adobe Photoshop were used to make the website more attractive and interactive.

Environment: Java, JSP, Servlets, Oracle, Linux.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing Functional Specifications, Technical Specification verification, Development and Database Design.
  • Involved in Proof of Concept to prove framework will work.
  • Involved in Debugging and fixing of testing issues.
  • During the Development phase written Programs for Processing, Extracting and Reporting.
  • Did Load testing to test the Application performance with maximum possible volume.
  • Involved in Production Implementation and Production Support.
  • Involved interaction with the possible users about the kind of user interface and the querying facilities, they expect from the system.
  • Documented the user requirements through Use Case diagrams and the depicted the sequence flow through State Chart diagrams in UML using Rational Rose.
  • Involved in writing Servlets and JSP pages for the different applications.

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