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Solution Director-global Lead- Sap S/4 Hana Presales And Delivery Resume

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • Working now at Confidential as SAP S/4 HANA Global Head for manufacturing business unit.
  • Introduced a pre - demo discovery and qualification process improving the speed and efficiency of demo preparation and the impact of solution presentations
  • Monitored, troubleshot, and improved area-of-control operations to ensure alignment with company’s business direction, quality of business practices, optimum organizational performance and a highly motivated sales & presales force
  • Accomplished placing 43 SAP HANA/VORA/Hadoop consultants at Confidential .
  • Built SAP HANA COE on AWS cloud and In-house DELL Appliance.
  • Built ECC on HANA, BW on HANA, and HANA with Hadoop/VORA for client interactions.
  • Accomplished SAP Gold partnership for Confidential US operations.
  • Won 14 deals from (SAP AMS, Testing, Automation, & Production services) worth $71M till date.
  • Strategized with and coached teams on ways to apply consultative techniques to advance opportunities that resulted in ongoing profitable revenue growth

AREA OF EXPERTISE:

Legacy Modernization

Intelligent Portfolio Assessment

ERP License Negotiations

Network Upgrades and Modernization

Database Modernization

Application Modernization

Initiated presales activities, consulting services and products; developed projects’ scopes, SOW) and presentation

EXPERIENCE DETAILS:

Confidential

Solution Director-Global Lead- SAP S/4 HANA Presales and Delivery

Responsibilities:

  • Working for ISU Manufacturing Business unit as SAP S/4 HANA Global Lead.
  • Manage a P&L Net new and existing. My team does Presales(25%), solutioning and delivery
  • We provide solutions/integrations to HANA, S/4 HANA, Block Chain, Leonardo IOT and Cloud providers
  • Worked on S/4 HANA and HANA proposals which includes SAP HEC, HCP and HCI options.
  • SME around SAP Model Company, Value Assurance with SAP Solman and Activate.
  • Here are the statistics and pursuits for S/4 HANA- 1508, 1610, 1709 on Premise and Cloud versions.
  • There are other confidential activities happening at Confidential S/4 HANA COE.
  • Building RACI/Governance/SLA for MAzure/AWS/SAP HEC on S/4 HANA 1709 and Model company installations.
  • Working as Program Lead delivering S/4 HANA 1709 Implementation for a client in Charlotte.
  • Implementing Model Company for 19 countries.
  • Reporting to the Clients VP for account deliverables.
  • Negotiating the SOW and Resources for onboard project activities- Tech/Data deliverables
  • Managing a team of 24 Technical and Solution Architects Onshore/Offshore
  • Working with Infrastructure, Hardware, Network, Data, SAP Legacy teams across 6 continents.
  • Working with Client Partner, Senior Leaders in drafting a S/4 HANA 1709 phased approach.
  • Phase 0 is complete. Global design and 1 year Pilot in progress.
  • Building COEs for Client-Basis, HANA, SOLMAN and Innovation factory.

Tech Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Project is in Day 0. Working with client on SOW and scope.
  • Currently have 9 tech leads reporting to me for deliverables. 4 onsite and 5 offshore.
  • Delivered Infrastructure readiness teams till April 2018.
  • Presented Solution Manager 7.2, SAP Model Company and Best Practice templates
  • Running workshops, seminars, info gathering sessions with all global clients and preparing teams for deliverables.
  • Creating Tech artifacts for Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Confidential

Senior Director- SAP Presales and HANA Delivery

Responsibilities:

  • POC KPI-Merge Shipment data from SAP BW/HANA with Registration data from HADOOP in HANA Virtual tables
  • Developed 3 month roadmap with 360K planned budget
  • Implemented SAP HANA integration with HADOOP via SDA Adding SAP VORA for efficiency
  • Formulating project plan, blueprinting and the overall roadmap.
  • Working with SAP USA, IBM Cloud & Hadoop Analytics for project execution
  • Developing Dashboard for merged data in SAP Lumira

Confidential, Northbrook, IL

Senior Director- SAP Presales and HANA Delivery

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a 2 year roadmap, Confidential -19 resources aligned to this initiative with $6.2M planned budget
  • Implemented SAP IA, FSPER, BODS, HANA, Lumira, on AWS Cloud
  • Phase 1 building project plan, blueprinting and the overall roadmap.
  • Partnered with SAP USA/MSG and client SME’s for overall SAP FI IA SDL, DDL layers and legacy applications
  • Worked on SAP Accounting for Insurance Contracts
  • Designed SAP Solvency Management for Insurance

Confidential

Senior Director- SAP Presales and HANA Delivery

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented SAP IOT solutions-manufacturing and logistics
  • Visited Germany Waldorf for SAP IOT solutions demo and negotiating the project financials.
  • Team Lead for 4. Budget approved is $1.7M. 2 resources in USA and 2 in Germany.
  • Client has 22000 trucks on road delivering goods; project demands we track cold storage, driving habits, stopovers, driver resting patterns, speed patterns and other data for iot initiatives
  • Integrated Truck data via SQL anywhere and Mobilink into SAP HANA Command center
  • Incoming Truck data is 420GB a day and growing. Operational Intelligence and Geospatial Processing is studied
  • Integrated and divided data into HANA and Hadoop. HANA is 8TB RAM appliance and Hadoop is Hortonworks 6.0
  • Integrated SQL Anywhere with MobilinK to all Trucks.
  • Delivered KPI-customer sentiment analysis, warranty analysis, storage expiration and others
  • SAP Lumira and WEBI used for reporting of IOT Data; analyzed 200 reports being daily

Confidential

Senior Director- SAP Presales and HANA Delivery

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 6 SAP SME’s for Go-Live. Accountable for E2E Delivery.
  • Presented project plan with $2.3M budget of Hardware/Licenses/Implementation costs
  • Worked on Greenfield S/4 HANA Business Suite implementation for a Retail Account
  • Negotiated SAP Licenses for S/4 HANA with SAP UK.
  • Prepared Assessment for S/4 HANA and FIORI investments and Landscape modernization.
  • Negotiated 4TB-HP DL 580 CS500 Hardware box for S/4 HANA-Prod/DR/QA environment.
  • Go Live for SAP S/4 HANA 1508 System.
  • Provided a 4 phased agile approach for the project
  • Assessment, Infrastructure, Implementation, Testing and Production Support
  • Installation of SAP S/4HANA, Fiori 2.0, on-premise edition
  • Conducted Workshops and implemented in partnership with SAP UK
  • Accounting and Financial closes, Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury and Financial Risk Management
  • Completed Migration of data from the old data structures to the new simplified data structures with MDM process
  • Used SAP DMO for migration cycle- Unicode, Upgrades and DB Migrations.
  • Phase 2- Go Live SAP HANA SP12 and 1511/1610 system for future releases
  • Designed blueprints for 1511 for the following.
  • Presented differences between 1511 and 1610 for senior leadership with SAP UK Office
  • The following solutions have been selected with client workshops
  • Logistics SAP SD OTC and Procurement areas are being implemented
  • Wrote SAP activate agile project plan for phased approach
  • Wrote entire E2E blueprint, Technical, functional, test and go live specs
  • Coordinated Staffing, Project financials, and deliverables in an Onshore/Offshore model

Confidential

SAP Technical HANA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with SAP HANA COE in building client relationships and sales pursuits
  • Worked on CISCO Account in HANA Performance and tuning on:
  • CISCO UCS B440 BOX- Tuning of Production and Development box
  • Presented SAP HANA Modeling Best Practices and techniques.
  • Guided customer on SAP COE build out and presented workshops and seminars

Confidential

SAP Technical Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with SAP HANA COE as Presales Architect for sales pursuits
  • Worked on Confidential Insurance, Home depot, CRL, Johnson controls account on SAP BW on HANA pursuits.

Confidential

SAP Director-SAP HANA and Big Data

Responsibilities:

  • Built SAP HANA, ECC, BW, and BI COE for IT strategy.
  • Presented SAP HANA Architecture for Presales, Delivery for targeted clients
  • ACH foods, IPEG, Applied Materials, Albemarle, Disney, Confidential, Consumer Energy.
  • Built relationships with HP for SAP HANA hardware
  • Built SAP Professional and managed services for Confidential and Confidential
  • Maintained SAP HANA, ECC, SLT and BW in Confidential lab on HP servers
  • Building HANA models for different solutions for Client POC demos.
  • Presented SAP HANA Hardware, Professional and Managed Services at Tech Conferences.
  • Built relationships with EMC2, VMWARE, HP, and Oracle for Bigdata Products.
  • Certified Linux Associate, SAP HANA HP sizing and EMC Pivotal certified.
  • Built Intel Distribution Apache Hadoop Services in VMware for Client POC and HANA demos
  • Worked on a Presale, Delivery targets of $20 million funnel with my team.
  • Expertise on SAP HANA installation/Modeling/Administration on following:
  • HP and Cisco Hardware
  • VCE converges systems- VBlock
  • HP converges systems with HP one view
  • SAP HANA and Hadoop integration with R language.
  • Managed 24 consultants onshore and offshore for SAP HANA and Bigdata deliverables
  • Managed a portfolio of $12 million deliverables in Presale, delivery and managed services

Confidential

SAP HANA Manager -BW and HANA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on SAP Hybris ecommerce on SAP HANA implementation
  • Worked with a team of 14 at Client's location-Cristal Arabia
  • Focused on Hybris, HR and SHE (Safety Modules) KPI's on SAP HANA
  • Worked on SAP ECC, BW 7.3, Kernel, and Solution Manager Upgrades
  • Worked on Scalability and Installing SAP HANA-IBM Hardware at Secure 24 datacenter for Cristal Arabia
  • Presenting Dashboards and WEBI Outputs for HR and SHE KPI's
  • Organizing Client calls for Status reports, Steering committee, Partner & Employee calls
  • Worked on Phase1 and Phase 2 deliverables
  • Worked on SAP HANA Cloud platform cockpit, Used ABAP for HANA development tools
  • Ensured quality of ABAP code, Developed and deploy cloud Applications
  • SAP HANA Cloud integration with secure24 in Detroit data center

SAP Technical Director and HANA Architect

Confidential, Dublin, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in Medical PMO office for SAP Projects
  • Worked on SAP Tech Refreshes, Builds, and Archiving projects
  • Worked on SAP Service Pack SP13 upgrade for ECC, SRM, SCM, SNC, BW, PI landscapes
  • Built Project Workbook for dependencies for SAP Kernel and SAP Solution Manager 7.1 upgrades
  • Gathered Estimates from All stakeholders, partners for SP13 upgrade
  • Conducted Architecture review, scope review calls for Initial ROM
  • Provided Long term, Short term Archiving, DB Compression strategy during Design and build phase
  • Provided strategy and financial input for IBM DB2 Patch/10.1 upgrade for SAP EHP6 SP13
  • Presented SAP HANA architecture overview to Medical PMO
  • Built Proof of Concept of SAP COPA on HANA and Hybris Ecommerce on HANA DB with SAP
  • Provided SAP COPA Archiving strategy for CE1, CE2 tables for accurate estimates.
  • Presented SAP HANA Studio, ETL, BODS 4.0 architecture, Hadoop R Integration overview for a future project
  • Procured HANA, HP Hardware-512GB, 256GB, and 64GB for Prod, dev and test from Confidential .
  • SAP FI COPA data archived and backup complete. COPA on HANA implemented
  • Monitored SAP transports, Builds, SAP programs during project execution and deliverables
  • Provided financial reports on projects for Steering Committee, Gate Reviews after each phase
  • Maintained weekly and monthly project financials, Hardware, Software, Capital, Expense and SOW costs
  • Worked with WIPRO, HP partners for RFP, SOW fixed bidding process on SAP SP13 upgrade
  • Presented BW 7.3 upgrade plan, IBM NAS strategy and Storage assessment during PM architecture reviews
  • Managed a team of 35 SAP Consultants from PPG, HP and CSC
  • Worked on DAY1 Go live of Merger- Project plans, Infrastructure, Hardware and Software procurement for the merger
  • Worked with PPG Business for Pre and Post Merger plans, Command center Setup, War Room Setup, Resource Availability, Financials and work assignments to the team
  • Worked on Architecture and Blue prints for SAP FICO, MM, SD, PP, PI, and BW
  • Coordinating Solution Manager as repository for all blue prints and for SOX compliance
  • Updated SOW and contracts with HP, EDI Architecture SOW with GSX
  • Wrote Project plans for all deliverables in Infra and development services.
  • Worked on Check tracker initiative gathering estimates for development and testing cycle.
  • Moved to GFT after 2 months

SAP Technical Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with a global team of 65 from US, Argentina, Chile, Columbia, UK, and Indian offices.
  • Duration of the project is 6 months, 75 applications in Interfaces.
  • Monitored 220 BR and 600 Technical design requirements for the project.
  • Defined global rollout approach, rollout plan, Comprehensive risk mitigation plan
  • Expertise in US Accounting, Regulations, GRC Practices for Global rollouts.
  • Coordinated Project plan, Shared Point, QC, SAP Solution Manager, PLC, SOX Audit process for the entire project.
  • Conducted Global Management Status calls, Toll Gate Audit calls, Technical Build review, and Test status calls during the entire execution of the project.
  • Monitored and Migrated Argentina PeopleSoft GL to SAP GL. Corporate and Local ledger, Dual accounting process followed.
  • Migrated Chile SUNGuard Accounting and 16 legacy apps to SAP GL
  • Monitored Corporate and Local ledger, SAP Master Data, SAP ECS Error Processing and SAP Builds
  • Worked a plan to Copy SAP GL Interface Posting Files for Argentina, Chile and Columbia
  • Planned on moving Posting Program Change for Argentina, Chile and Columbia for Regression Testing.
  • Monitored SAP GL Interface Files, SAP Manual MCA Input, SAP Corporate Outbounds, and SAP to WebRS extracts, WEBRS Balance Extract files, WEBRS Transaction Extract File.

Confidential

IT PMO-Lead IT Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Project Management functions for all SAP projects within PMO and assisted E2E Infrastructure owned projects.
  • Enforced procurement activities for organization software maintenance and purchase actions.
  • Monitored all budgets for proper run rates and corrected identified variances
  • Maintained tools- knowledge appropriate for my Program and Project Management roles
  • Ensure direct reports complete yearly objectives as provided by our leadership team
  • Complete quarterly feedback sessions with direct reports - target feedback within 30 days of the end of each quarter, a focused midyear and end of year feedback session will be done for each direct report
  • Built and managed a business development team.
  • Established and build relationships with vendors in conjunction with corporate leadership
  • Promoted the company through speaking engagements at industry conferences & local business organizations
  • Pursued CTL IT Services SAP Opportunities for 12 external clients in 2011. SOW and RFP proposals have been coordinated with the teams - Pre-Sales and delivery
  • Monitoring SAP Implementation and Merger completions on Production Landscapes.
  • Handling Tier1, Tier2 production tickets for 7 modules that went live on December 12th, 2011
  • Monitoring Production alerts via CCMS, Solution Manager and checking TMS for transports to Production during pilot mode.
  • Planning for SAP Cloud computing interfaces to Enterprise SAAS.
  • Planning for SAP SCM Supply chain Automation upgrades to SAP SCM and legacy portals.
  • Leading Offshore/Onshore IT teams for Production support, Upgrades, Patches, enhancements from SAP service marketplace

SAP IT Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved as overall IT PMO on Oracle SCM E-Business Suite migration to SAP 8 modules- FICO, IS, SD(Cash Flow), P2P (Purchase to Procure), Projects systems, Treasury Management HR and Real Estate
  • Managed a team of 32 SAP consultants and full time employees
  • Worked closely with other SAP Teams (IS/MM/SD/HR/PP/BASIS) including the FICO, HCM (CRIS) sub modules, duties include blue printing, design, configure, and test
  • And Implement FICO objects in GL, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Product Costing, Internal Orders, Profit Center Accounting, and COPA
  • Worked in SAP R/3, ECC 5.0 and 6.0 environments. Worked with multinational clients (Asia, US, Canada, Europe)
  • Prepared a Plan to configure, upgrade SAP systems to SAP ECC 6.0 and Netweaver 7.0.
  • Planned versions of Master Mapping tables to support the processes of initial balance load at Go-Live and ongoing transactions interfaced from legacy to SAP
  • Planned on Qwest’s legacy billing systems interfaces to the AP systems (Mechanized Interface Processes (MIPS) will remain operational and interface with SAP for Go-Live
  • Worked with IT, Business Process Owners BPMs and building partnerships and managing third party contractors.

SAP Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on 10Gige, ELA/EPL, SDP, CPE SC, BMG SFA, IPV6, VPLS, ASR FT, and BPS BVOIP products and Master Items in SAP Sales distribution and SCM Module
  • Worked as a PM Coordinator for April migrations 2008 which has 8 projects combined
  • Worked on maintaining Accuracy on LOE’s, worked on project plans
  • Worked directly with business units to assess the technical impact of SDP business requirements and to reach consensus on alternative solutions when necessary in an effort to maintain a consistent yet flexible architecture
  • Performed resource-leveling and schedule crashing to expedite project deliverables
  • Communicated effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions with project management
  • Worked with PM and Development teams to mitigate and resolve issues/risks

Confidential, Dublin, Ohio

ERP Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as ERP consultant responsible for Functional developing, Integrating CRM and Oracle applications with PKMS (developed by Manhattan Associates, Atlanta)
  • Service operations and comprehensive blend of SOC sales and Siebel Call Center
  • Maintenance of Customer data routed from various departments through TPE hub (Transaction Process Engine-designed as Super System 2 by Oracle) to Siebel CRM and also PKMS (Pickticket Management System)
  • Involved with DBA’s in Reverse engineering the existing databases using ER Studio

Confidential

SAP Finance and Controlling Specialist

Environment: MS SQL server, Windows 95/NT, UNIX, SAP R/3 4.0B (ABAP/4, FI, CO modules)

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Communication in Foreign Trade - Export, Automatic output determination, Supplying data for the billing document view and the export billing IDOC, Transferring the data;
  • Wrote basic commands to use in SAP Control framework to load source code.
  • Used extensively ABAP editor to load and download source code for certain modules.
  • Coding of General Ledger and Configuring the Chart of Accounts, Setting Period
  • Setting up the Pricing Procedures, Setting up Transportation Credit Management, Billing
  • Analyzing the financial structure of each company internal and legal point of view.

Confidential

SAP Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Communications in Trade with Reddy Research Labs (RR) and subsidiaries
  • Gathered and Maintained Statistical Values about Trade Data in Sales and Distribution
  • Interfaced trade data in sales and distribution documents with FI/CO and MM modules
  • Interfaced head office and branches with sales data

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