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Sap Solution Architect Resume

PROFILE SUMMARY:

  • SAP Certified Consultant with 19+ years of SAP onsite work experience in Germany, New Zealand, Singapore, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Bangladesh, and the United States.
  • Accomplished 13 full cycle implementation (from requirements gathering through post go - live support), 6 Enhancement & support projects, 2 Roll outs, 1 Upgrade project, 3 Global Template, and various other types of projects using ASAP methodology, Agile and SAP Activate.
  • “Big Five” Consulting skills - worked on SAP, Cap Gemini, IBM, Deloitte, Accenture Projects.
  • Moreover, Seven years of professional experience in Project Management and Planning in Bahrain, Dubai, India and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Engineering, Pharma, Petrochemicals, Cement, Oil & Gas
  • Vast working knowledge in Confidential (PS), CPM, MRS, PPM, FICO and SCM.
  • Very good in Professionalism, Communication, Attitude, Customer facing consulting role and Team Player.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Project Domain: SAP Solution Architect, SAP Implementation, SAP Enhancement, SAP Support, SAP Upgrade, SAP Testing, SAP Cutover, SAP Data Conversion, SAP PLM (Product Life Cycle Management), SAP PS (Project Systems), SAP PPM 5.0 ( Portfolio and Projects Management, Idea Management), SAP CPM (Commercial Project Management), SAP cProjects ( Collaboration Projects), SAP xRPM (Resource and Portfolio Management), SAP DMS (Document Management System), cFolders (Collaboration Folders), SAP CS, SAP PM, SAP MRS (Multi Resource Scheduling), SAP MM, SAP FI, SAP CO, SAP SD, SAP CATS, SAP RE, SAP AM, SAP AIF (Application Interface Framework), SAP BRF+ (Business Rule Framework Plus), S/4HANA

Additional Skills: Primavera, MS Project, Microsoft Office, ARIES, Info Pac, uPerform, SAP Solution Manager, HPQC (ALM), Microsoft VSO (Visual Studio Online)

SAP EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Confidential

SAP Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Professional Services T&M, fixed fee projects using CPM, MRS, AIF, BRF+
  • Engineer to order / Assembly to Order / Quote to cash process with Milestone billing.
  • Auto creation of Sales Document from Project with Down payment, Cost based RA
  • Capital Investment Project with IM & Asset Accounting, Flexible Real Estate (RE-FX)
  • Consulting project, Product Development and R&D Project using xRPM / PPM
  • Capital Investment Project with SRM, FM & GM and interface with Primavera for public sector.
  • Customer Project with Fixed Price, Billing plan, Revenue based RA and Progress Analysis
  • Professional services scenario with Inter-company Resource Related Billing (ICRRB) and Subcontractors
  • IS-Professional Services scenario with Commercial Project Inception, Lean Staffing and CPM
  • CPM Master Project scenario with Project Work Space (PWS), Project Financial Planning (PFP), Project Issue and Change Management (PICM), Embedded Analytics.
  • Time and Material project with RRB & Resource Planning, External Services Procurement
  • Expense project / Internal Project
  • Shutdown scheduling and weekly & monthly maintenance scheduling with PMPS
  • Project based Production process with order related production
  • Maintenance Contract Projects with Time based Revenue Recognition
  • Sales of Services with VSOE, RRB, Milestone, fixed billing and Revenue Recognition
  • Customer service contract for warranty, services and general
  • Swap and Repair with / without contract.
  • Refurbishment and salvage process
  • Call management for Installed base and Functional location
  • Products Sales, spare parts with services and warranty
  • Procure for project, Procure to Pay (P2P)

Confidential

Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Expert in Project Scope & System Study, Business Blue Print & Gap Analysis, Customizing ECC, Various documents preparation like Functional specs, Data migration strategies, Test scripts etc.., Unit testing, Integration Testing, designing custom solutions and interfaces with SAP, Data migration and user trainings.
  • Strong knowledge in PLM business processes and expert in Telco, Pharma & Life Science, Public Sector, Professional Services business practice.
  • Managed client expectations to ensure client’s satisfaction.
  • Lead a team (client and consultants) to conclusion of project phase.
  • Project plan preparation; Gather requirements from the business and lead meetings/workshops
  • Presented information/data regarding how other companies are using SAP to improve business process.
  • Organized meetings with stake holders and Conducted white board sessions for Blueprint sessions
  • Interprets requirements data, maps current and future state business processes to SAP
  • Gap Analysis and develop plans to address the functional gaps.
  • Created various process flow diagrams using Visio depicting all the needs of the business.
  • Prepared prototype and demo to business users before blueprint sign off
  • Wrote functional specifications; configured SAP based on the blueprint document.
  • Coordinated with business users for writing Business process procedure (BPP)
  • Coordinated with ABAPers for development of WRICEF objects and testing of the same.
  • Debugging of ABAP programs during functional unit testing (FUT)
  • Developed integration test scripts for all the scenarios and used ALM / VSO for testing & defect creation.
  • Mentor Change Management team for people readiness
  • Prepared cutover plan, migration strategy plan and post go-live support plan
  • Organized and facilitated User Acceptance Testing.
  • Hands on Training conducted for “Train the Trainer” and walk thru with the business core team
  • Managed end user training, cut over and post go-live support
  • Ensured that implemented solutions satisfy business requirements and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Made detailed plans for post go-live support like setting up the help desks, communication methodologies to help desk, dividing responsibilities for the junior consultants to different areas of support.
  • Provided 2nd level production support based on the severity of the tickets.
  • Maintained knowledge database in various SAP modules for supporting “How to” questions.
  • Trouble shooting & Issues resolution in various SAP modules like PS, CPM, MRS, SM, CS, FICO, MM, SD, Funds Management and Grants Management
  • Continuously improve the processes, data quality and mentor support team

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented and supported Confidential from version 3.1H through ECC 6.0 EHP7, S4HANA
  • Implemented Confidential with WBS structures, Networks, Milestones, Material Components, Cost & Revenue Planning, Resource Planning, Budgeting, Scheduling, Versions, Confirmations, Materials & Services Procurement, Progress Analysis, Results Analysis, Settlement, Investment Profiles, Appropriation Requests, CATS, DIP Profiles for quote, RRB and Intercompany RRB, Easy cost planning, Costing sheet.
  • Integration of Confidential with FICO, CPM, MRS, PPM, SD, MM, PM, SM, CS, HR, AM, IM, RE, COPA, FM, GM. Also integrated projects with cProjects, xRPM, CATS and DMS
  • Very strong work experience in PS - Logistics & Accounting.
  • Designed and configured Inter-Company Resource Related Billing (ICRRB) for professional services
  • Integrated Confidential with external service management for sub-contracting process using CATS
  • Designed and Configured DIP profile for creation of quotation from project using DP81 with sales pricing.
  • Designed and Configured DIP profile for creating billing request using DP91 for Resource Related Billing.
  • Designed and configured qualification catalog, Requirement profiles in HR and Workforce Planning Profile
  • Configured Easy cost planning, Execution Services, Sales pricing
  • Configured Network profile, parameters, and types, for network, network activities and activity elements.
  • Personnel assignments to network activities from HR work center and also from HR module.
  • Splitting and allocation of resources using transaction CMP2/CMP3 and distribution of work
  • Profile match up based on qualifications of persons & Requirement profile and generate ranking list.
  • Configured for capacity planning for available capacity, capacity requirements and analysis of capacity
  • Created logistic work centers, HR work center with capacity details and assign person and position
  • Structured project based on Construction, Design, Environmental, Utility, 3rd Party Audit, Misc..
  • Supported 13 different project types like Engineering Projects, Non-Engineering Project, Projects with maintenance budget, Property projects,
  • Design and Configuration of Project Systems for various projects scenario.
  • Project structures with validation and substitutions
  • Material components assignments and BOM explosion in network activity
  • Automatic cost planning in networks. System automatically picks up the info record and prices for the material attached to the network activity
  • Automatic creation of AUC during release of WBS element
  • Create a new project version whenever the status changes in the object.
  • Milestone used for Milestone Trend Analysis
  • Calculated POC using cost and time proportional methods for Progress Analysis
  • Creation of settlement rule using Z program for settling from AUC to Fixed Asset
  • Configured workforce planning and integrated with HR
  • Project scheduling with networks and overall network scheduling
  • Configured Project related Procurement Management (PROMAN) to handle project related stock
  • Creation of PIR (Planned Independent Requirement) from project and conversion of PIR to planned order, PR, Reservation
  • Automatic Requirement Grouping in WBS is used to combine the requirements
  • Pegged requirements are used for back tracking demand for the requirements
  • Configured distribution profile for distribution of actual costs, payments and Commitments from the grouping WBS to individual WBS
  • Designed cost model for Easy Cost Planning for estimation of engineering contracts and configured for sales pricing in CJ20N

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented CPM 2.0 SP 3 with subcomponents Project workspace (PWS), Project Costs and Revenue Planning, Project Issue and Change Management (PICM) on S4HANA
  • Configured master project types, master project attributes like org profile, Role profile, stage profile.
  • Assigned master project types to business object links, alert IDs.
  • Configured components like SD order header, items, Project definition, WBS Elements which are defined for master project structure and assigned to view IDs.
  • Configured main page ID for Project Workspace Views
  • Configured stages, stage profile, Alerts, Severity, statuses and trends
  • Worked on Business Rule Framework Plus (BRFplus) for KPI calculation rules.
  • Created master project and assigned to PS project. Import plan and actual data from SAP PS in CPM
  • Configured and worked on project financial planning (PFP) linked to master project structures
  • Integration of BW-IP planning work books with CPM financial plan for weekly and monthly baselines, monthly forecast, new work sold and change request
  • Worked on multiple versions for a financial plan and automatic transfer of plan costs to Project Systems
  • Enriched planning data with Fiscal Year Variant, Fiscal Period and integrated with Easy cost planning.
  • Defined plan types with fiscal period breakdown and link plan types to Planning, Forecasting and reporting.
  • Configured various version types like baseline, forecast plan, new work sold, change order.
  • Configured plan scenarios for WBS monthly/weekly and assigned to master project types, Resource types, version types
  • Integrated with SAP Professional services by creating new service attributes 'Accounting Indicator' and assigned to plan scenario.
  • Configured resource types like costs, baseline revenue, material, labor etc..
  • Worked on resource ID like Direct Labor, Cost of product and services, Client expenses and assigned cost elements or activity types to the same.
  • New characteristics were created and added to SAP standard InfoCube /CPD/PFP R01
  • Functional spec for Enhancement to enable lean staffing assignments to be integrated into CPM
  • Configured new import strategy for lean staffing qty, cost and rev rate and assigned import methods to Import strategy
  • Defined transfer strategy and assigned transfer methods for transferring plan cost, EAC from CPM to Easy Cost Planning
  • Worked on Planning workbook, forecast workbook, rate card application
  • Calculate forecast values based on actuals from SAP PS module and transfer ETC value to SAP CO / PS
  • Configured issues and change request types for change order.
  • Define rate profile for master project and assigned condition types to rate profile.
  • Worked on various BADI's - Integration of PICM with Project Cost and Revenue Planning.
  • Interfaced CPM workbook with MRS and Eco systems for staffing and forecasting.
  • Designed a solution for automatic valuation in forecasting in CPM 1.0
  • Worked on various reports using embedded analytics.
  • Configured AIF and designed solution for CPM workbook lock when two personnel work on same workbook.
  • Worked on BRF+ to derive the cost center and org data in Planning and forecast workbook.
  • Designed a solution for event triggering in various places in CPM using BOPF framework for notifications.

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Design and configured SAP MRS 900 and integrated with HR, PS, CRM and CS Orders
  • Designed and Implemented SAP MRS 900 and SAP RM, CPD 1.0 for professional services scenario
  • HR Master data setup and transferred to MRS using program with batch job
  • Users update qualifications and Approval Work flow for qualification profiles in MRS
  • Assignment creation in MRS Planning board where demand comes from CRM/CS and PS
  • Backward integration with CRM for exchanging assignment status information to CRM.
  • Configured Interval groups and search strategies for appointment booking.
  • Travel times and processing times are included into availability determination.
  • Travel times from assignments are transferred to CS orders using backward integration.
  • Configured optimizer for resource planning on demands using partner roles
  • Configured Scheduler work place profiles
  • Configured MRS and Resource Management (RM) and Integration of MRS with CPM, SAP PS, HR
  • Demand creation in CPM work book and transfer to MRS/RM automatically
  • Manual Assignment creation in MRS planning board and RM.
  • Configured search functionality for resources based on structured and unstructured qualifications.
  • Configured and tested Collisions and overbookings in MRS planning board.
  • Designed and Configuration of routing table to determine the ‘Role Owner’ group to send demands to the right Organization Unit for resource assignments.
  • Configured partner broadcasting to other departments, country or vendor group.
  • Configured Self booking of assignments functionality in RM
  • Designed and configured source of demand which is from Network.
  • Created ‘No Name Resource’ in Resource Management (RM) module, transfer to MRS and hard book NN resources in planning board. Move bookings from NN resource to "real" resource in planning board.
  • Designed scenarios for confidential assignments, Hard booked resource leaves the firm, Opp. Lost or won
  • Designed interface between SAP MRS and My competency legacy system to bring in the Employee profiles, Structured and unstructured qualifications.
  • Interfaced MRS with Commercial Project Management (CPM) for staffing, amendments, change requests

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in broad-spectrum Controlling functionality, CO-PC (Product Costing), EC-PCA (Profit Center Accounting), CO-CCA (Cost Center Accounting) CO-CEA (Cost Element Accounting) and CO-Internal Order, FI-AA (Asset Accounting), Investment management, Funds and Grants Management
  • Transactional experience with GL, AP, AR, Jounal Entries, Credit Mgmt, FI Invoicing, Funds and Grants
  • Design and configured costing sheet for project overhead rates calculations.
  • Designed excel sheet template and Implemented cost planning & budget using excel sheet.
  • Designed and configured Statistical Key Figures (SKF) for various scenarios
  • Configured Revenue Recognition using Cost based RA in Project Systems
  • Configured quantity-based RA with POC method for calculating Revenue based on actual hours.
  • Designed layout for Statistical Key figure (SKF) planning and screen variants for posting actual SKF
  • Configured settlement rule strategy for automatic settlement rule creation
  • Configured integrated planning-cost center accounting so that business can plan at sender cost center level.
  • Integrated PS with Cost center accounting (CO-CCA) and Profit Center Accounting (CO-PCA)
  • Configured statistical WBS and statistical posting to WBS and also statistical loop postings to Cost center
  • Plan/actual Cost flow within projects and reconciliation with finance reports.
  • Created LSMW for fixed asset upload.
  • Integrated projects with FI for FI postings, journal entries, Profit center accounting and COPA
  • Configured Revenue based RA with Profit Realization, settlement profile, Auto Settlement Rule.
  • Calculated WIP using Results Analysis and project settlements to COPA
  • Set up internal orders in controlling to capture internal costs and expenses.
  • Transaction experience in distribution and assessment cycle process
  • Developed cost flow reports for project system with planned/commitment/actual costs and payments

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Various CS Process like Paid services before / after Quote, Installation and Warranty scenario, Sales of Services with Resource Related Billing, Sales of Products with services and warranty, Returns and Repair orders scenario with scrapping and swapping, Install base with BOMs.
  • Design and configured Inter-Company Resource Related Billing (ICRRB)
  • Configured External Service Management to integrate CATS, MM and PS
  • Worked as SM consultant for design, development, testing of interface from ECC to MCA application.
  • Configured Requirement Class for SD-CS, DIP profile for RRB
  • Configured problem/General notifications for Repair scenarios.
  • Implemented Material and Labor planning in Service orders for Sales of service
  • Implemented new order types for sales order and service orders.
  • Configured settlement profile for Service orders, sales orders to
  • Settle costs and revenue from service orders to contract
  • Settle costs from service order to sales order and from sales order to COPA
  • Interface set up of service order confirmation, task lists from SAP to hand held devices for sales of service scenario.
  • VSOE (Vendor Specific Object Evidence) for calculating fair price of services in sales quotation
  • Designed and configured Time-based revenue recognition in SD for projects with maintenance contracts.
  • Designed customer Invoices, PO & PR and coordinated with developers for creating the same using Smart forms
  • Activated Credit management and configured credit management module for customers
  • Testing of Taxware system and Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) module.
  • Implemented General Service contract, RRB Contract & Warranty Contract
  • Implemented Product sales scenario where selling of the hardware with warranty and services included.
  • Design and implemented revenue recognition for service-based revenue recognition
  • Configured Down-payments, Maintenance Contracts, Service Contracts
  • Configured Milestone Billing for projects, Resource related Billing for SOS
  • Pricing and Billing configuration, Rebates and Rebate processing
  • Contracts and Scheduling agreements
  • Configured serial number profile for serialization of materials
  • Free goods determination with inclusive and Exclusive free goods
  • Implemented full suite of ALE/EDI for SAP SD with POS and external system
  • Exposure to Revenue Accounting and Reporting 1.0 for revenue recognition.

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Created FM derivations using FMDERIVE with derivation Rule, Assignment, Table look up and enhancement
  • Created GM derivation strategy for automatic assignments of GM account assignment using GMDERIVE
  • Maintained field status for assigning FM account assignments to Network Activities.
  • Budgeting done at Grants Sponsored program level and release to FM at Funded program level.
  • Purchase Reqs generated from Project systems is picked up in SRM for shopping cart creation and work flow
  • Payroll costs percentages are entered in employee record (PA30) and posted to PS using txn PC00 M99 CIPE
  • Availability control from Funds Management and GM Resource Related Billing from Grants Management
  • Calculation of Indirect cost calculation(IDC) for grants using GMIDCPOST
  • Grants billing using the transaction GM RRB IND which will create DMR/CMR from the grants postings.

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented procure to pay scenario which includes procure for projects and procure to stock.
  • Project MRP is configured to generate planned orders, PR
  • Pegging is done to assign replenishment elements PR to PIR and Planned order to reservations; which makes it possible to keep track of the origin of the demand
  • MRP logic is used for Pegging logic in the configuration settings (0PEG01)
  • Integrated the components planning, procurement and production with project systems
  • Generated material requirements in the form of reservations for procurement and planned orders for production

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, Implemented and supported SAP xRPM / PPM from version 4.0 thru 5.0
  • Milestone from PPM for Billing plan with RRB scenario
  • Configured and Implemented SAP PPM with Portfolios, buckets, Items, Financial planning with financial categories, groups, views, Resource planning, Questionnaires, Scoring models, What if scenarios, Reviews, Collections, Status management for staffing, budgeting and scheduling, Item Dashboards.
  • Configured and Implemented cProjects with Project types, phase types, check list types, Date Planning, Resource planning, Project type, project role type, project roles, Qualifications catalog & group, Resource search, Staffing process, Cost planning and account integration
  • Got training on cProjects - PLM510 and SAP xRPM - PLM550 for designing the future solution
  • Designed Solution for the Development project scenario and integration with Portfolio Management (RPM)
  • Integration of SAP xRPM/PPM with cProjects, Confidential, Microsoft Project and CATS.
  • Versions, Classification hierarchies in Portfolio and Buckets and Dashboard in PPM
  • Milestone from PPM for Billing plan with RRB scenario
  • Integration of cProjects with PS module to allow collaboration of the project.
  • Configured cProjects for project types, phase types, checklist types and task types
  • Created Master data and templates for cProjects and configured status profile in cProjects
  • Configured cProjects for Resource planning and costs planning
  • Configured Org Management, Qualification Management, and project roles
  • Structured portfolio definitions based on the org and functional point of view
  • Initiatives and project services are assigned as Portfolio items to the lower level of the portfolios.
  • Configured xRPM for creating cProject projects automatically when the portfolio items, link are created.
  • Implemented resource management for capacity requirement and distribution of resources.
  • Configure portfolio manager for monitoring dashboards and analyzing portfolio
  • Questionnaires and scoring models were done for the projects using xRPM.
  • PM Organization Structure, Functional location, Equipment, Bill of Material, Work center, class, characteristics, Measuring Points/documents, Counters, Maintenance notification, order, Task List, Preventive Maintenance, Scheduling, Permits, External Services Management, Inventory management, Service notification/ order
  • Preventive Maintenance planning (Time based & Counter based)
  • Attach maintenance orders to Network as sub network and do overall scheduling
  • Maintain PM/PS reference element for automatic order assignment.
  • Shutdown planning and scheduling in project system module using CJ29
  • Plan maintenance costs for shutdown and budgeting
  • Maintenance budgeting using PS Integration.
  • Execute maintenance orders and capture actual costs in the project
  • Settlement process of maintenance costs to the cost centers.
  • Configured Investment Management module and integrated with PS for Approval for expenses.
  • Configured Program types for Investment Program Structure creation and appropriation request.
  • Project and maintenance orders as investment measures
  • Automatic assignment of maintenance orders to Investment program position
  • Program Planning and budgeting
  • IM budget distribution to Investment measures with Budget Availability control
  • Settings done for Settlement of investment measure to AUC and Fixed Asset
  • Configured Asset Accounting Module and integrated with Project Systems
  • Configured chart of depreciation and attach to asset class
  • Assigned equipment category and object type to Asset class and specified conditions for synchronizing the master data fields for automatic creation of equipment master record while creation of Asset master record.
  • Configured transaction types and assign to asset class for capitalization of AUC
  • Developed reports for asset and equipment tracking
  • Assign asset class to functional location and WBS for equipment creation whenever GI is done

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Configured Cross Application Timesheet (CATS) to enable Internal Employees and Contractors to enter timesheet, approval and transfer time sheet to PS, HR, MM, SM.
  • Contractors enter time in CATS and it is transferred to materials management to create service entry sheet.
  • Auto approval of service entry sheet while transfer from CATS and auto reversal of SES using CATS.
  • Confirmation of services, materials and labor through service order, service entry sheet, Order, WBS.
  • Integration with HR Time Management with various infotypes and Employee Self Service ESS/MSS
  • CompassOne (Microsoft's order management tool) and SAP which will create Sales contract, PS Project structure, CPM Master Project with Financial Planning workbook.
  • Global Resource Management (Microsoft's Resource Management tool) and SAP for resource planning.
  • Chronos (Microsoft's system for Time Entry Management) and SAP for time postings.
  • Worked on Business Rule Framework Plus (BRFplus) for KPI calculation rules and interfaces.
  • Designed and configured AIF (Application Interface Framework) for interfaces error handling.
  • Designed and configured notifications to eco systems using BOPF framework and Restpoint framework.
  • GeoMap - SAP Interface to map the GIS information with SAP
  • Interface between SAP and Microsoft project (OpenPS, SAMi).
  • Interface Primavera Project planner with project systems using pipeline software.
  • Project structures, actual costs, milestones were synchronized with Primavera projects.
  • Configuration of Document Management System for documents check in / check out
  • Good experience with Business Intelligence (BI), Web Intelligence Report (WEBI) and Dashboard.
  • Configured and developed SAP Query, Report Painter, Report Writer for project reports
  • Created LSMW project with recording and BDC session for data conversion of Master data like Work centers, Customer master, vendor Master, Equipments, functional location etc..
  • Coordinated with Business Intelligence (BI) team for BI Reporting for finance reconciliation reports
  • Designed, developed, tested and migrated reports from Access database to BOBJ.

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