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Data Integration Developer & Bi Platform Administration Lead/architect Resume

Houston, TexaS

SUMMARY:

An analytical and results - driven IT professional with a demonstrated track record of achievement in business intelligence administration/architecture, SDLC, capacity planning and design, system monitoring, business systems analysis, systems architecture and data visualization. Proven aptitude for driving incremental revenues and savings, turning around declining operations, mitigating business risks, gaining competitive advantages, and improving overall shareholder profits and value. Leads infrastructure redesigns, system and data migrations, and upgrades.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • OBIEE 10g
  • 11g
  • & 12c
  • Tableau
  • SQL Server
  • ClearTrust
  • Apache HTTP Server
  • SQL
  • SSO
  • Oracle Database
  • WebLogic
  • WebSphere
  • Cognos
  • IBM AIX
  • Red Hat Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SSL
  • PeopleSoft
  • EPM
  • OBIA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Houston, Texas

Data Integration Developer & BI Platform Administration Lead/Architect

  • Developed administration standards for enterprise BI platforms.
  • Developed standards for reports, dashboards, iBots (Agents), BI Publisher reports, and RPD migrations.
  • Developed, participated in, and led the implementation of project plans for OBIEE migration and development projects.
  • Designed and implemented security standards for OBIEE including impersonation for developers
  • Researched and developed systems architecture for new tools.
  • Engaged with business and IT stakeholders in gathering requirements to create systems that met their needs.
  • Created and developed the blueprint for OBIEE 11g to 12c upgrade with PeopleSoft and Essbase.

Confidential, Bentonville, Arkansas

BI/Analytics Systems Architect, Administration Lead, Delivery and Systems Manager

  • Built data visualization tools team, and developed roadmap for BI products to align with company’s new vision and strategy.
  • Administered OBIEE 10g to 11g migration plan, and developed automation strategy for BI and visualization tools. Managed team of 15 onsite and offshore resources as part of OBIEE 10g to 11g migration.
  • Managed and provided technical leadership to team of 12 BI developers and analysts in charge of creating and enhancing enterprise BI platforms.
  • Created automation processes for OBIEE 11g setup, reducing setup time from ten hours to two hours.
  • Implemented single sign on (SSO) and SSL for OBIEE in enterprise.
  • Integrated internal portals and intranet sites with OBIEE 11g.
  • Engaged with business and IT stakeholders in gathering requirements to create systems that met their needs.
  • Served as point of contact for OBIEE migration project and all support-related activities for BI platforms.

BI & Analytics Systems Analyst, Administration Lead, Delivery & Systems Lead

  • Developed roadmap for BI products to align with company’s vision and strategy.
  • Provided technical direction on all BI products, and redesigned infrastructure for BI tools to align with virtualization strategy.
  • Created plan and strategy for OBIEE 10g to 11g migration, and developed relationships with business, IT leaders, and key stakeholders aligned with BI strategy.
  • Implemented infrastructure roadmap for analytics tools, resulting in reduced annual spend from $10,000,000 to under $500,000.
  • Designed blueprint for OBIEE 11g systems setup and performance tuning.
  • Led infrastructure design of Tableau environment supporting 150,000 named users and 1,000 concurrent users.
  • Selected to lead data visualization team.
  • Researched and developed systems architecture for new tools.
  • Developed and oversaw implementation processes for upgrading, patching, and providing support to business and technical customers of the enterprise BI tools.

BI/Analytics Senior Programmer Analyst and Administration Lead

  • Led a team of 19 developers (associates and contractors) responsible for support of OBIEE, Tableau, and SAS for the enterprise.
  • Upgraded OBIEE 10g from 10.1.3.3.2 to 10.1.3.4.1, and designed stability of OBIEE 10g environment.
  • Implemented governance process for data used in business intelligence, and redesigned architecture for OBIEE 10g product.
  • Instituted BI governance and review committee for company.
  • Led implementation of capacity planning and stability approaches for environment supporting 300,000 current users and 5,000 concurrent users.
  • Redesigned distributed environment for store systems users, completing project significantly before original deadline, generating savings of $200,000 and increasing customer experiences scores by 50%.
  • Implemented customizations to BI platforms to meet varying needs of business customers.
  • Developed BI project review board to help facilitate BI-related project decisions, including platform, data design, performance, capacity planning, and operations support.
  • Designed and developed architecture for OBIEE 11g.
  • Created the first production implementation of OBIEE 11g for the enterprise.
  • Developed capacity benchmarks for OBIEE 11g, WebLogic, and Apache HTTP Server for BI system implementation.
  • Developed, participated in, and led implementation of project plans for OBIEE migration and development projects.
  • Worked with development teams to plan and implement their reporting tool environments.
  • Configured OBIEE for single sign on (SSO) using LDAP authentication systems.
  • Named Subject Matter Expert (SME) for enterprise BI tools.
  • Developed and enhanced HR Analytics OBIA applications

BI/Analytics Programmer Analyst and BI Administration Analyst

  • Implemented BI architecture for OBIEE 10g, designed processes for application development/migration, and led capacity planning for OBIEE 10g product.
  • Developed processes for efficient rollouts of business intelligence applications.
  • Generated capacity guidelines for business intelligence tools for enterprise.
  • Created distributed systems to support key business areas, resulting in 50% performance improvement.
  • Developed proofs of concept (POC) to enable new features.
  • Designed and built enterprise Tableau environment.
  • Developed administration standards for enterprise BI platforms.
  • Developed Proof of Concept (POC) for OBIEE 10g to 11g migration for reports, dashboards, and repository.
  • Developed performance tuning standards for OBIEE 10g and Tableau for the enterprise.
  • Developed standards for reports, dashboards, iBots, publisher reports, and RPD migrations.

Decision Systems Programmer

  • Oversaw application and web programming support to Retail Link decision support systems used by merchants to make critical business decisions.
  • Created systems enhancements to enable all lead merchants (local and international) to manage team’s data-level security.
  • Implemented HR analytics package and SSO with OBIEE 10g, as well as homegrown intranet platform (WIRE).
  • Improved series of data flow processes, reducing database hardware expense by 30%.
  • Developed repositories and reports to demonstrate new OBIEE features to business customers and end-users.

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