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Principal Developer, Sap Custom Development Resume

Houston, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Over 20 years of SAP ABAP experience, including the participation in several successful full life - cycle implementations in the modules of HCM, FI/CO, MM, SD, and PS.
  • Worked with SAP development technologies including ABAP, ALE, IDOC, UI5, Web-dynpro, BSP, Adobe Interactive Forms, SmartForms, Dynpro, BAPI, LSMW and BADI.
  • Analytical and technical oriented individual, possessing a strong work ethic, ability to work with minimum supervision and ability to lead and mentor others.

SKILLS:

Software: SAP Development Workbench, Adobe Interactive Forms, SapScript, SmartForms, Floorplan Manager, Visual Basic, Gentran, ConnectDirect, Autosys, UC4

Programming Languages: ABAP/4, COBOL, RPG II, MVS/VSE JCL, UNIX Scripting.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Houston, TX

Principal Developer, SAP Custom Development

Responsibilities:

  • Promoted to team lead for the North American ABAP Custom Development in June of 2017, directing five developers
  • Responsible for all HCM project and production support development managed by five functional developers.
  • Developed a custom project management system for the Global Services division utilizing UI5 through an SAP Gateway with ECC backend services.
  • Developed a Fiori Service Order Management application for mobile devices for use with SAP Work Manager
  • Designed and developed web-based HR actions forms utilizing HTML 5, HR Process and Forms, Workflow and remote function technologies.
  • Developed all integration between Success Factors BizX and SAP ECC HCM for the rollout of the Performance Management, Learning, and Staffing modules of Success Factors globally.
  • From a technical perspective, led an initiative to redesign and re-implement several vital company programs include Executive Compensation Management, time management, and reporting.

Confidential, The Woodlands, TX

SAP Time Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for global time management and Belgium HCM business process configuration and production support.
  • Responsible for configuration of time evaluation schema, personnel calculation rules, quotas, absence/attendance types and work schedule rules.
  • Performed all unit and integration testing for configuration and development changes in the time management area.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a third-party time, attendance and fatigue management tool and the integration with the SAP system.

SAP ABAP Technical Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led the development efforts in rewriting a Service Entry Sheet entry/approval application from Web-dynpro Java to Web-dynpro ABAP.
  • Developed an employee total compensation statement using Adobe interactive forms.
  • Designed and developed a Web-dynpro application for the scheduling and execution of material packaging including the printing of bar-codes using Adobe Interactive Forms.
  • Led the upgrade activities associated with ESS moving from Web-dynpro Java to ABAP including configuring Floor Plan Manager components.
  • Responsible for the daily maintenance and monitoring of HCM interfaces for banking and benefits data to and from vendors and banks.
  • Developed a complex Domestic/Export Metrics report to allow for the analysis of delays in production from receiving bulk material through production to delivery to customers.
  • Designed all development objects related to the global implementation of the Treasury module in SAP, including a bank statement upload and account maintenance application.
  • Responsible for coordinating testing of all custom development objects during an annual upgrade activity and solving any issues that arise in a timely manner.

Confidential, The Woodlands, TX

Production Support Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Primary technical liaison between onshore Business Analysts and offshore technical development team.
  • Responsible for complex development projects, including Annual Enrollment g, payment programs and payment load programs.
  • Implemented a comprehensive code review process to improve quality assurance and reduce the number of defects resulting from development.
  • Developed a payroll function to calculate a new union dues calculation based on gross earnings and supplemental wages

Confidential, Houston, TX

Independent ABAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Led the development efforts for the Payroll team on the HRP project, which implemented SAP HCM module for Confidential globally.
  • Developed a custom labor costing solution to work in conjunction with CATS time entry and payroll to allow for the billing of actual labor costs to clients.
  • Created several custom ESS functions to allow for adding and removing fields from standard screens for address, bank details, and personal data
  • Designed a posting process using the standard G/L posting BAPI to allow for the movement of payroll costs from employees payroll cost center to their home cost center.
  • Activated a BADI in order to customize the assignment field of the Payroll postings to FI/CO, which allow for more granular reporting of payroll costs.
  • Using multiple user exits, added several custom validations and custom fields to the CATS time sheet and also built in a more granular CATS approval process using a BADI
  • Utilized the standard user exits in the Data Management Exchange process to allow for the sending of custom codes to the bank for processing.
  • Developed several custom payroll functions to calculate G&A, burden amounts and check charges, creating custom wage types in the payroll cluster.
  • Developed inbound and outbound interfaces in order to receive deductions from and send master data/payroll data to Hewitt, the benefits administrator for Confidential .
  • Designed and created a custom infotype to house sort sequence fields to be printed on the pay check and pay slip.
  • Created multiple dynamic actions in order to generate email messages for garnishment notifications, payroll area transfers, and deletion of infotypes.
  • Designed and developed numerous custom ABAP reports utilizing both ALV and classic list reporting styles.

Confidential, New Brunswick, NJ

Independent ABAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Led the development efforts for the conversion and parallel test teams in an ECC 6.0 environment.
  • Designed and developed standard conversion routines for HR infotypes and payroll results
  • Developed numerous utilities for reformatting data to ensure a successful parallel test

Confidential, The Woodlands, TX

Independent ABAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Netweaver Development team, primarily responsible for all ABAP work required for the integration between the Web-dynpro screens developed and core R/3.
  • Designed and developed an RFC to validate and load project structures, project plans and budgets into the PS and CO modules using the standard SAP BAPIs supplied with the PI add-on.
  • Developed a series of RFC’s to facilitate the maintenance of business associate master data; this process includes pre-load and validation tables, search capabilities, and the loading of vendor master, customer master, JVA and PRA master records.
  • Developed an RFC to facilitate the loading of purchase requisitions via the standard SAP BAPI, allowing for a batch validation process.
  • Designed and developed multiple reports in the Plant Maintenance module for custom equipment and order reporting requirements using ALV.
  • Led a major performance tuning initiative to redesign several poor performing custom processes in the areas of FI, CO, PS, JVA, PRA and SPL.
  • Activated a BADI to validate cost elements entered on settlement rules in the PS and PM modules.

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP Senior Applications Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As team lead, responsible for the direction of eight contract developers, reporting of status for assigned work, coordination with additional offshore resources.
  • Designed and developed a custom resource related billing extraction/reconciliation system
  • Created a global solution for the billing of actual labor charges from CATS time entry through payroll to project systems and FI/CO.
  • Utilized multiple user-exits to facilitate the addition of custom fields to project systems screens and report writer reports; and the addition of custom characteristics and sources within resource related billing.
  • Utilized BADI’s and user exits in the CATS module for incorporating complex time entry and approval requirements, such as applying a markup to each time entry record, limiting absence/attendance type usage, and limiting time approval to the division level.
  • Developed several outbound interfaces for project structures and cost/revenue details to legacy project control and billing systems.
  • Enabled ALE for the communication of HR master data between the HR/Payroll system and FI/CO system; including a user-exit to perform data translations.
  • Created Business Server Pages (BSP’s) for vendor, WBS element and G/L account lookup applications through the Enterprise Portal.
  • Created all development standards, ABAP object naming standards, and XI object naming standards for the project.
  • Served as senior ABAP analyst on HR/Payroll/Labor production support/development team.
  • Responsible for the ongoing maintenance and continual improvement of the global 4.6C SAP HR/Payroll implementation.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of a custom developed labor calculation and resource-related billing extension.
  • Developed a series of interfaces designed to provide employee master data and contribution information for the administration of UK pension plans by a third party vendor.
  • Performed extensive development on an internal job scheduling system for internal cost allocation.
  • Designed and developed a project change control system to keep track of numerous project plans and all changes to them.

Confidential, Houston, TX

SAP Managing Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the redesign and implementation of all development processes within the Integrated Solution Center.
  • Responsible for the delegation of ABAP support work to twelve programmers and staffing of all SAP projects within the FI/CO, MM, PS, CS, and HR/Payroll modules.
  • Utilized several user exits and field exits to implemented tax calculation enhancements to allow for tax jurisdiction control to be maintained at the project level.
  • Developed a series of six interfaces to facilitate the use of a third-party A/P payment company to more efficiently capture discounts.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting for the ALE distribution model and IDOCs between the FI/CO and HR SAP systems.
  • Created extensions to the project systems custom field screen and HR custom infotype screens for wireless CATS time-entry project.

Confidential, The Woodlands, TX

SAP System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed all DME, check reconciliation, and benefits related interfaces to the house bank and 3rd party benefits provider for employee payments.
  • Activated and maintained SAP ALE layer for the seamless exchange of G/L and A/P data between the HR/Payroll system and a separate 4.5B SAP FI/CO system.
  • Developed the inbound and outbound G/L and Accounts Payable interfaces between the HR/Payroll system and multiple financial systems.
  • Designed and created travel & entertainment interfaces for the loading of reimbursements for payment, the extraction of master data to a 4.5B SAP T&E system, and the loading of bank card records from the bank.
  • Installed and maintained an interface architecture to allow for the automation of inbound and outbound interfaces with vendors and legacy systems; utilizing ABAP/4 programming, UNIX scripting and the configuration of ConnectDirect software.
  • Developed all ABAP/4 conversion programs, custom reports and vendor payment remittances while implementing inventory management, vendor consignment and MRO for all non-productive plant materials.
  • Implemented inbound EDI invoicing and outbound payment processing utilizing Gentran Mentor/Server and SAP IDOC’s.
  • Designed and developed a business trip entry system for the interfacing of travel and entertainment costs into SAP.

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