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Lead Architect (sr. Manager) Resume

SUMMARY

  • Hands on experience in SAP MM configuration, process mapping and custom development along with leading the technical team for implementing business requirements.
  • Experience leading the Technical team spread in different geographical in all Organizational and Corporate Strategic initiatives which included several Merger & Acquisition, divestitures and JV hosting services projects.
  • Expertise in analyzing business/ system requirements documents and use cases
  • Hands on experience in writing test plan, test strategy, best practices for test documentation, test tools, and test approach
  • Well versed in the Software development life cycle along with different types of tests such as functionality or component test, positive, negative, integration (Assembly and/or Product test), User Acceptance, performance, regression, security, internal controls testing etc.
  • Experience with identifying and implementing test scripts and scenarios for automation.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and have worked in more than 10 end - to-end full SAP implementation projects.
  • Experience in managing all phases of testing on multiple projects, as well as providing support for end-to-end user acceptance testing.
  • Manage Testers & collaborate with Implementation Leads & upper management in delivering test services to the program including test planning, specification, development, execution, and defect management activities.
  • Self-motivated in handling the work assigned and in adherence with SLA deliverables and meeting deadlines. Work well under pressure and comfortable working with local and global teams.

TECHNICAL SKILLS eRP PLATFORM: SAP R3 4.7c, ECC 5.0, ECC 6.0 Eph7

ECC MODULES: MM (PURCHASING), PS, MM-Vendor, SD-Customer, MM-Material, SAP SOLUTION MANAGER. pROJECT DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGY: SDM-WATERFALL, SDM-AGILE, ASAP, V-MODEL

TESTING: HP-ALM, WORKSOFT CERTIFY (TEST AUTOMATION)

DATA WAREHOUSING/ REPORTING: SAP BW, SAP BWA, SAP BW on HANA, MICROSOFT POWER BI, CRYSTAL REPORTS, SAP BUSINESS OBJECTS, XCELCIUS, SAP BODS

DATABASE: ORACLE 9i/10g, MS SQL SERVER 2000/2005, MS ACCESS

SUPPORT TOOLS: SERVICE NOW, ISM, IBM-MAXIMO

OTHER: MICROSOFT OFFICE, WINDOWS OS, MS SHAREPOINT, MS PROJECT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lead Architect (Sr. Manager)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee implementation of MM designs and run the business activities. This includes configuration as well as customization (RICEF).
  • Responsible for providing functional design and configuration direction for the delivery of SAP-based solutions to meet business needs and requirements
  • Serve as a project lead and technical resource for small through large improvement projects regionally and/or globally with a primary focus is to support the customization and implementation of SAP MM designs to meet the business requirements of the company and joint venture business.
  • Serve on the project team as the Subject Matter Expert to help identify and select new software packages or products.
  • Serve as systems consultant during divestiture and acquisition of business units.
  • Collaborate with the Enterprise Data Management team for master data and master data design requirements for Vendor and Material master that impacted Purchasing.
  • Manage relationships with third-party solution partners, participate and collaborate with all data stakeholders, in the system designs, architecture principles, policies, standards and procedures
  • Responsible for Providing technical review of the teams work and impart coaching or mentoring or corrective feedback.
  • Manage and co-owned the yearly Investment plan budget for Source To Pay.
  • Collaborated with the Business Process Lead and OA specialist in defining Opportunity Analysis and Value Analysis in conjunction to yearly Investment Planning process.
  • Work closely with the Confidential leadership to implement the defined Source To Pay strategy and data governance for data migration in association with projects pertaining to acquisition, merger and divestitures.
  • Work closely with Architects Specialist, I&I Specialists & developers in the team to maintain and implement configuration and enhancements pertaining to Procure To Pay work process.
  • This covers but not limited to MM Organizational elements and MM objects such as Source List, Purchase Info Record, Service Master, Scheduling Agreement, RFQ, Outline Agreement, PR, PO, Release Procedures for PR, PO and Contracts, Control Parameters, Message Types, Message Determination Schema for Output Control of Purchasing documents, Access Sequences, Pricing Procedures etc.
  • Worked with the strategic IT consulting partner vendor to implement SAP Ariba and the interface to ECC.

Lead Architect (Sr. Manager)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of enterprise data and syndication to other systems such as ECC and Data Warehouses
  • Lead and oversee implementation of EDM-vendor designs and run the business activities
  • Manage relationships with third-party solution partners, participate and collaborate with all data stakeholders, in the definition of enterprise data & information architecture principles, policies, standards and procedures
  • Collaborate with specialists and developers in the team to create technical requirements into a usable enterprise data & information architecture
  • Work closely with the top management to implement the defined Enterprise Data Management strategy and data governance for data migration
  • Manage all phases of testing on multiple projects, as well as provide support for end-to-end user acceptance testing.
  • Manage Testers & collaborate with Implementation Leads & upper management in delivering test services to the program including test planning, specification, development, execution, and defect management activities.
  • Work with the workstream business leaders in defining the exit criteria and work arounds.
  • Report on testing progress & defect management to program leadership
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the master data hubs and syndication of enterprise data across multiple applications
  • Ensure data security in regards to IP and compliance processes are implemented and practiced
  • Identify and collaborate with the data quality team in implementing Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to monitor and measure data quality and process effectiveness
  • Delivered to the successful Implementation of various non- Confidential tenants as part of the M&A and divestiture projects by leading the configuration and enhancements designs for Vendor Master.
  • Collaborated with the business process lead and business process experts in EDM and cross functional teams for requirements gathering, design review and sign-off.
  • Designed and Implemented the configuration and custom enhancements to integrate SAP Ariba with the Vendor Master Data object in ECC
  • Implemented the design for Thailand VAT - Brach Codes as part of the ECC Enhancement pack 7 upgrade projects
  • Collaborated with cross-culture/cross-functional teams in different regions such as Europe, Latin America and Asia pacific for implementation and RTB support.
  • Participated in Solution Fit/Forward deployment sessions, gap & decision meetings, governance meetings etc. for Vendor designs
  • Developed and maintained the gap & decision and functional specification documents for Vendor Master designs implemented for Confidential and non- Confidential tenants in SAP Solution Manager
  • Participated and lead the team in pre/post data validation as part of the data readiness and migration activities associated with each implementation
  • Lead the design and development of semi-automated data validation process using MS Access which significantly reduced manual efforts
  • Lead the technical team during Component Test (CT) & Assembly Test (AT) and participated in Product Test (PT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Lead application readiness activities for implementation during implementation and provided L4 technical support during Cut-over simulation and Hypercare.
  • Provided Level 3/4 (Run the Business) Support which includes mass change requests using WinShuttle, Master Data extensions and other individual data maintenance activities
  • Maintained and Administered the SharePoint site for the EDM-Vendor team
  • Developed Job Aids and training materials for newly implemented functionalities. Conducted demo and training sessions for the end users and BPSC resources.
  • Developed MET and MOC documents for specific designs and work process and also participated in document reviews.

Sr. Functional Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Forward Deployment and Solution Fit workshops to review business requirements with key business partners.
  • Performed Gap Analysis and developed configuration & rationale documents and functional designs for RICEF or custom designs
  • Implemented and maintained configuration for purchase requisition, Purchase Orders, Contracts, RFQ, release procedures, pricing conditions, info records, invoice verification, Service Masters and source list, automatic price determination.
  • Implemented and/or maintained design for consignment-based procurement, Source Determination etc.
  • Collaborated with the Shared-Development (RICEF Team) to implement Workflows for PR release process.
  • Collaborated with the RICEF team to design and implement PR upload tool.
  • Collaborated with the RICEF team to design and implement the SES upload tool.
  • Performed Component Test for configuration designs
  • Performed Assembly Test for RICEF objects
  • Provided Technical Support and functional leadership during Product Test and User Acceptance test cycles.
  • Lead the Application Readiness and System Health check activities associated with the implementation.
  • Provided L4 Support for Run The Business activities.

Front-End Sr. Architect & Test Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered to the successful implementation of Purchase To Pay reports using SAP BW for the migration of Heritage Rohm & Haas chemical company into the Confidential Next Enterprise Architecture platform after acquisition
  • Successfully delivered reports in mySAP SRM, Contract, Services, APAY and Purchase Orders
  • Participated in all phases of the development life-cycle (Blueprinting, Realization, Final Preparation and Go Live & Support
  • Collaborated with Business Partners for requirements gathering and performed fit-gap analysis
  • Developed gap & decision documents for gaps identified and participated in governance review sessions
  • Developed functional documentation for approved gaps
  • Collaborated with the BW back-end architects for the design and development of the reporting multi-providers and ETL
  • Implemented the OpenHub Services interface out of BW for Emptoris (an application used by Rohm & Haas for expense reporting)
  • Performed Component testing, prepared report technical specifications and on-line documentations to publish on the enterprise portal.
  • Collected and managed BW query transports for the team
  • Created Job Aids and trained new team members on BW Query Designer

Lead SAP BI/ Crystal Report Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team of developers/analysts in the development and implementation of the dashboard by working closely with the requirements owners and BW Architects to build the BEx queries that are used in the dashboard (Web templates for the dashboard were developed and managed by the portal team).
  • Worked with the team in preparing the test scripts and performed unit testing and supported UAT activities.
  • Prepared and reviewed the technical documentation for the queries.
  • Worked with the migration team to collect queries to migrate along the landscape.
  • Partnered with the team to develop end user training materials and imparted training

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