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Senior Technology Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 18+ years of progressive experience building teams, consulting and delivery of solutions
  • SAP S4 HANA Architect experienced in greenfield and brownfield implementations
  • Expert in Feasibility study, Fit - gap analysis, proof-of-value preparation, formulating scope items, understanding end-user needs and creating standardized solutions.
  • Coordinated with business users, application owners and other stakeholders at all levels to ensure all the requirements were met and executed successfully.
  • Extensively ERP Release management and change management strategy.
  • Very strong skills in SAP enterprise applications including SAP ECC, ABAP and good understanding of major Functional modules (FI, CO, SD, MM, PP, SD), BI / BOBJ and Portal and new technologies.
  • Solid understanding of databases - HANA, Oracle, NoSQL, HIVE, Cassandra with good exposure on BigData (HCC) technologies.
  • Develops and monitors budgets related to information technology. Monitors the costs involved in maintaining and improving information systems, including equipment and software. Evaluates and recommend technology purchases as per requirements.
  • Proven experience in managing various deployment teams DBAs, Network and OS (Linux/ Windows) from infrastructure teams.
  • Excellent Team Management and coordinating with multiple teams (i.e. Efforts estimation, RFP’s, Staffing, Metrics preparation)
  • A committed team player with excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills with an ability to work under demanding assignments.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Technology Architect

  • SAP Architect managing the delivery team of functional and development teams
  • Manage BigData integration, Data Analytics and reporting.
  • Lead Data ingestion, Data mapping, Data processing technologies team and work with business to provide new data dimensional information and reporting
  • Integrate multiple source streams from Confidential business units including JCI Corporate, Building Efficiency and Power Solutions Business Units to create BigData Lake for processing
  • Create Structured Data archiving for source systems providing financial data
  • Provide UI and reporting for business teams to create additional reports on top of IT canned reports
  • Provide standardization process for teams to follow the development, data virtualization and logical data structures
  • Work with India offshore counterpart on resource identification and subsequently onboarding for new requirements
  • Build and maintain Value Stream (Design thinking) based team structure to deliver high performance and drive accountability
  • Weekly status review of each project with team leads and provide guidance on project execution and risk assessment / mitigation
  • Drive Automation (IoT, Digitization and RFID areas) and Continuous improvement initiatives to add value to JCI
  • Manage team’s performance through regular goal setting and performances reviews
  • Recognize good and exceptional performances by team members and award them appropriately
  • Budgeting for various costs viz. Visas, Travel, and Recruitment etc.
  • Provide recruitment indents based on pipeline and work with HR for recruitment and resource acquisition

Confidential

Senior Technology Architect

  • As part of Global Design team, work with projects and development teams to align the architecture for new implementations and changes
  • Work as a technical architect coordinating cross functional teams and to facilitate right optimal solutions
  • Define problem statement, user requirement and high level solution options
  • Finalize the solution option and work on detailed design, development, testing
  • Communicate and demo the reengineered / automated business processes to the business stakeholders and obtain approvals
  • SME for Enterprise Architecture and Integration review of ERP and other systems
  • Enterprise Application Integration (Shared services) and design of systems integration aligning with design standards
  • Manage portfolio of multiple SAP enhancements, Legal Entity Restructuring, new functionality implementation projects
  • Responsible to work with for delivery of SAP projects on time with right quality and within available budget successfully.
  • Biweekly status reporting on status covering delivery, Cost and Quality to the stakeholders
  • Biweekly status review of each project with team leads and provide guidance on project execution and risk assessment / mitigation
  • Work with teams across globe on resource and skill identification and subsequently staff for such new requirements
  • Manage team’s career aspiration, assess training needs and performance through regular goal setting and performances reviews
  • Work with Sales and Account team to build current and new pipeline projects to grow foot prints of team both onsite and offshore.

Confidential

Senior Technology Architect

  • Requirements Analysis of the customer developments and customer landscape configurations.
  • Lead the customer interfacing and workshop discussions to co-ordinate and drive the solution design across stakeholders
  • Review and evaluate the customization in the solutions performed and evaluate the impact of performance in such implementation
  • Co-ordinate with SAP Infrastructure team and gather network traffic data for performance evaluation.
  • Implementation of Quality processes
  • Prepare and record the findings and present for customer understanding
  • Assess roadmap and strategy for a sustainable solution meeting the requirements

Confidential

Senior Technology Architect

  • Workshop and requirement gathering for web channel portal
  • Solution design for designing the customer portal, evaluation of solution design options
  • User experience and user interface selection for web portal
  • Mockup designs of user interfaces
  • Development co-ordination with teams at onsite and offshore
  • Project schedule management
  • Project testing setup and plan for regression testing
  • Team management (about 15 resources) of onsite and offshore resources for project delivery
  • Manage User acceptance testing, business sign-off and responsible for production cutover as Cutover Lead

Confidential

Senior Technology Architect

  • Assess existing (“AS-IS”) system and conduct workshops to collect the “To-BE” system requirements
  • Translate the requirements into technical requirement
  • Discuss/Liaise with customer key stakeholders about proposed solution approach
  • Project plan, approach, team approvals from customer
  • Co-ordinate and provide inputs to solution design a
  • Train both onsite and offshore team for solution development and delivery
  • Manage Application testing team - test case management and preparation

Confidential

Senior Technology Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with business to gather requirements and arriving at As-Is business process flows and process steps for Procurement Processes (Subcontracting using Scheduling Agreements and POs, 3rd Party Scheduling Agreement, Schedule Lines release to suppliers, Intercompany / Intracompany Stock Transfer, Centralized Contracts, Publish Purchasing Documents to Suppliers and supplier integration
  • Instrumental in end to end process design involving Master data management
  • Identify standard SAP Master data Handling for Global and regional systems
  • Identify gaps and propose solution options for these gaps including business process change and customized application design and development solution
  • Work with integration team for application integration both internal and external systems.
  • Communicate and demo the To-be business architecture and processes to the business stakeholders and obtain approvals
  • Create test cases in HP Quality Center and test in development and quality environments
  • Work on Technical Implementation Gantt (TIG) for cutover activities

Confidential

SAP Netweaver Lead

  • Solution design for systems integration (both SAP and non-SAP), evaluation of solution design options
  • Hold workshops with business and tower leads for requirements elicitation and reviews.
  • “AS-IS” Design reviews and client stakeholder discussions for review and “To-BE” systems design reviews
  • Requirements documentation and review with business for sign-off
  • Development co-ordination with teams at onsite and offshore
  • Performance benchmarking and baseline threshold setup for sign-off on acceptance criteria

Confidential

AMS Operations Lead and Delivery Manager

  • Delivery manager for ( Confidential GLOBE) production support, end-user and business support for the client’s hardware, software and service provider business and aggressively resolved outstanding trouble tickets in with quick turn around times.
  • Extensively involved in supporting Resource related Billing processes.
  • Responsible to identify CRs and Operations work scope.
  • Review with client stakeholders on team performance and conducted review meetings
  • Staffing for 24x7 NA, APAC and EMEA regions. Managed onsite, nearshore and offshore staffing of resources.
  • Team and roaster management for shift management and assigned team for critical tickets and on-call issues.

Confidential

AMS Operations Lead and Delivery Manager
  • Instrumental in creating Lead Solutions group - group of Senior subject matter expert for ERP Practice at Bangalore for providing assistance to projects by sharing the experience gained from other implementations / projects across the ERP practice. This is well received providing good avenue in re-using the available resources and expert help innovating newer and more efficient solutions
  • Setup ERP Solution Studio for showcasing application competency as part of Confidential CoEs
  • Setup the first cloud apps and have lead the teams to build SAP demo applications, Business process simulation, Product Testing and deployed team of lead consultants both onsite and offshore
  • Successful team ramp up for one of the largest basis offshore project in India.
  • Provided training and mentored the team for Systems integration and Mobility Platform for building mobile apps for Android and iOS devices.

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