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Deployment Lead Resume


  • 14 Year of experience in SAP with roles as Business Analyst, Test Manager and Deployment Lead
  • Proficient in handling Release Planning and Deployment of projects with complex interdependencies
  • Experience in SAP Implementation, Upgrade, Enhancement, Rollout and Consolidation projects
  • Good functional knowledge in SAP MM (IM, WM & P2P), PP (Repetitive Manufacturing), SD, FI and HR modules
  • Experience in Project Sanctioning process, Requirement gathering and analysis, Effort Estimation, Initiation, Stage Gates, Status monitoring & Reporting and Closure
  • In depth experience in Functional, Integration, Regression, Payroll Comparison, Automation and Performance Testing. Experience in planning User Acceptance Testing and guiding the business users execute UAT testing
  • Creative and influential thought leadership in SAP testing and proficient in various testing tools
  • Experience in testing of applications in FDA regulated environment to meet requirements such as 21 CFR Part 11
  • Hands on experience in activities like Data migration, Hyper - care, Post go-live support, Incident management, Change Management and Code Transport management
  • Communication and Client Relationship Management
  • Extensive Experience working in SAP ERP solution for Energy and Utilities, Healthcare & Life Sciences and Manufacturing Industry verticals executed using Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies
  • Domain experience in Manufacturing industry in the areas of Production Planning, Quality Systems and New Products



Deployment Lead


  • Conduct Release Planning workshop and prioritize and group projects for deployment
  • Analyze the projects in the release and understand the interdependencies
  • Prepare Mock Cutover Plan / Dress Rehearsal Plan in MS Project working with various project teams / partners and conduct Plan Walk-through
  • Prepare detailed Cutover Check list
  • Conduct Go / No - Go meeting for the Mock Cutover/ Dress Rehearsal cycles
  • Schedule and execute Mock Cutover / Dress Rehearsal cycle and conduct management checkpoint meetings
  • Resolve the issues identified in the Mock Cutover / Dress Rehearsal cycles
  • Analyze and present Mock Cutover / Dress Rehearsal results and in corporate changes for the future cycles
  • Prepare production cutover plan and conduct production cutover plan walk-through
  • Prepare back out / Contingency plan for Cutover
  • Conduct Cutover Entry / Exit Stage Gate meetings and Final Go/No-Go meeting
  • Schedule and execute production cutover and conduct management checkpoint meetings
  • Prepare shift roster for the mock and production cutover cycles
  • Manage communication of the progress / status during the mock and production cutover cycles


Test Manager


  • Engage with various business units and conduct requirement gathering exercise
  • Participate in the release planning workshops and analyze the requirements to be included in the release scope
  • Work with functional consultants to identify requirement to be implemented using standard SAP configuration or custom object development
  • Create and maintain configuration and RICEFW tracker
  • Define test strategy and test plan
  • Prepare test approach for various test phases and facilitate test scenario identification
  • Plan Regression test execution leveraging automated test suite
  • Performance testing using HP PC SaaS and volume testing for interfaces and batch jobs
  • Plan UAT testing and manage logistics and schedule
  • UAT kick-off and guide business user during UAT execution
  • Plan test environment and test data
  • Monitor test phase progress and track defects through life cycle
  • Daily test dashboards and weekly status reports
  • Steer daily stand up meeting and defect triage meeting
  • Change request, data migration, cutover and post go-live support

Applications and Tools: SAP ECC 6.0 (HR, MM, PM, SD & FI), SRM 7.0. BI 4.2, BPC, HANA 11, AVM, Fiori, Ariba, Fieldglass, Pontoon, HP QC 10.0, HP ALM 12.55, HP QTP 10.00, BPT, UFT 14.5, Tricentis TOSCA 11.05, HP PC 11.0 SaaS, HP SM9, ServiceNow

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