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Business Objects Administrator Resume

Houston, TX

SUMMARY

  • Over 14 Years of experience in IT industry with 10 years in Business Intelligence Reporting, Data modeling, Design, Development, migration, Implementation and Testing of Database/ Data Warehouse/Client/Server systems.
  • Complete project life cycle (SDLC) experience in various projects.
  • Strong customer interfacing experience. Core to my experience is quick understanding and appreciation of the current state of the client and his needs.
  • Good experience in upgrading Business Objects from BI4.1 to BI4.2 using Upgrade Management tool.
  • Good hands on experience in Business Objects 4.2/4.1/3.1 installation, configuration and administration of complex BO environment.
  • Good experience in configuring and administering security in XI3.1, BI 4.1 and BI 4.2
  • Experience in migrating content between various BO environments.
  • Goods hands on experience in migrating Business Objects reports from XI 3.1/4.1 to BI 4.2.
  • Business Objects Administration experience in Windows environment
  • Good Experience with SAP, Windows AD, SharePoint, and LDAP integration.
  • Good hands on experience and expertise in designing and developing the BO Universe and administering the BO activities.
  • Expertise in all modules of Business objects suite (Reporting, Data Services integration and performance management).
  • Hands on experience in ETL tools like Business Objects Data Integrator and Informatica .
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills and a motivated team player with excellent inter - personal skills.
  • Good communication, decision making, organizational and analytical skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

BI Tools: Business Objects Version 4.2/4.1/,3.1/IR2, ( Central Management Server, Designer, WebIntelligence Rich Client, Desktop Intelligence, Infoview, BILaunchpad, Central Management Console, Central Configuration Manager, Publishing wizard, Import Wizard and Lifecycle Manager ), Crystal Reports 2008.

ETL tool: Business Objects Data Services 4.2/4.1/3.0 and Informatica.9.1

Databases: Oracle 12C/10g,9i, MS SQL Server 2012/2014, DB2, MS Access, Sybase v7.2

Languages: Java, JSP, Servlets, HTML, SQL, PLSQL, Shell Scripting

Application Servers: BEA WebLogic8.1, Apache Tomcat 6/7/8

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008/2012, UNIX (Sun Solaris/HP UNIX/AIX)

DB/Modeling Tools: Toad, Ervin 4.0

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Houston TX

Business Objects Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, setup, configuration and tuning of Business Objects XI and 4.1/4.2 environments on Windows and UNIX.
  • Administering and maintaining Business Objects 4.1/4.2/XI3.1/XIR2 on development, Test, Pre-Production and Production environments.
  • Migrate Report, Universes, Users and groups from BI4.1 to BI 4.2
  • Designing and maintaining Business Objects XI 4.2 universes, Webi, Crystal and Desktop Intelligence reports.
  • Provide 24x7 platform support. Complete service requests and problem cases
  • Administering security settings using Central Management Console on BI 4.2/4.1
  • Migration of reports from development to Test and upon validation to Pre-Production and Production environments.
  • Responsible for Server Management Tasks, using Central Configuration Manager (CCM) and Central Management Console (CMC).
  • Configure BO Clusters and integrate SSO / LDAP/Windows AD .
  • Upgrade Business objects from BI4.1 to BI4.2
  • Provide support for SAP Business Objects Suite - Includes installation, configuration, monitoring, and upgrade management.
  • Create documentation to support design, build and unit testing of Business Objects reports as well as project management documentation.
  • Work with other BI team members to test reports and influence Data Model design and data transformation logic enhancements to support report requirements

Environment: Business Objects 4.2/4.1/ (CCM, CMC, Web Intelligence Rich Client, Designer, BILaunchPad, Promotion Management, Life Cycle Manager SQL Server, Oracle12C, Apache Tomcat 8.X.

Confidential, Indianapolis IN

Business Objects Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for SAP Business Objects Suite - Includes installation, configuration, monitoring, and upgrade management.
  • Upgrade Business objects from XI3.1 to BI4.1
  • Migrate Report, Universes, Users and groups from XI3.1 to BI4.1
  • Installation, setup, configuration and tuning of Business Objects XI and 4.1 environments on Windows and UNIX.
  • Administering and maintaining Business Objects 4.0/XI3.1/XIR2 on development, Test, Pre-Production and Production environments.
  • Designing and maintaining Business Objects XI 3.1 universes, Webi, Crystal and Desktop Intelligence reports.
  • Provide 24x7 platform support. Complete service requests and problem cases
  • Administering security settings using Central Management Console on XI 3.1, 4.1
  • Migration of reports from development to Test and upon validation to Pre-Production and Production environments.
  • Responsible for Server Management Tasks, using Central Configuration Manager (CCM) and Central Management Console (CMC).
  • Configure BO Clusters and integrate SSO / LDAP/Windows AD .
  • Create documentation to support design, build and unit testing of Business Objects reports as well as project management documentation.
  • Work with other BI team members to test reports and influence Data Model design and data transformation logic enhancements to support report requirements

Environment: Business Objects 4.1/3.1/XIR2 (Web Intelligence Rich Client, Central Management Server, Central Management Console, Universe, Infoview, Promotion Management, Publishing Wizard, Import Wizard), BO XIR2,, SQL Server, Oracle10g, Apache Tomcat 8.X.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Objects Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Validating and fixing the migrated reports in XI R2 environment.
  • Migration of Business Objects reports from version 5.1.7 into XI R2
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of Business Objects system and provide Business Objects technical support to resolve client technical issues.
  • Customizing the parameters in Business Objects Servers.
  • Creating Security model for Hamilton Sundstrand Business Objects group.
  • Worked on the Business Objects Clustering.
  • .Interacting directly with customers to get the detailed reporting/Data requirements.
  • Writing complex queries and SQL tuning to maximize query performance.
  • Creating complex Business Objects universes and reports based on client’s business requirements.
  • Worked with the subject matter experts in the Analysis of business problems and planning the reporting solution.
  • Customizing the reports based on the Business Objects XI 3.1 environment.
  • Analysis of business problems and planning the universe solution, designing the schema, building the universe and distributing the universe to users.
  • Developing and modifying Web Intelligence reports and scheduling reports in CMC.
  • Involved in the design, development, enhancement and debugging of the applications.
  • Interacting directly with customers to get the detailed reporting/Data requirements.

Environment: Business Objects XIR2 (WebIntelligence Rich Client, Central Management Server, Central Management Console, Universe, Infoview, Publishing Wizard, Import Wizard), Business Objects Data Services 4.2, UNIX, Oracle12c, SQL, PLSQL, Apache Tomcat 8/9 and Erwin.

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Sr Business Objects Administrator/Data Integrator Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating as a technical lead for the Business Objects module with the client and the offshore team.
  • Analysis of business problems and planning the universe solution, designing the schema, building the universe and distributing the universe to users.
  • Developing full client and Web Intelligence reports and scheduling reports.
  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of Business Objects system and provide Business Objects technical support to resolve client technical issues.
  • Involved in the design, development, enhancement and debugging of the applications.
  • Responsible for Data loading into target Data warehousing using Business Objects Data Services ETL tool.
  • Interacting directly with customers to get the detailed reporting/Data requirements.
  • Writing complex queries and SQL tuning to maximize query performance.
  • Creating complex Business Objects universes and reports based on client’s business requirements.

Environment: Business Objects XIR2 (Reporting, Universe, Supervisor, WebIntelligence, Infoview, Broadcast Agent, Broadcast Agent Publisher), Informatica v7.1, Oracle9i, SQL, PLSQL, Apache Tomcat 5.5 and Erwin 3.5.2.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Business Objects Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible of creation of Business Objects universe from the datamodel and developing of full clients reports based on the universe.
  • Creating complex Business Objects universes and reports based on client’s business requirements.
  • Writing unit, system and integration tests and validate the test results independently.
  • Maintenance and development of VBA scripts for automation of reporting solutions
  • Carry out performance tuning of Reports.
  • Administrating the repository through Supervisor ( Users, Documents, Groups, Categories, Connections etc).
  • Processing and scheduling of reports using Broadcast Agent.
  • Responsible for data loading from source systems to target database using Informatica ETL tool.
  • Written complex SQL queries to generate Free-hand SQL Business Objects reports.
  • Responsible for creating users, user groups, categories, database connections using Supervisor and assigning privileges to users and user groups.

Environment: Business Objects 5.1.7, Informatica v6.1, SQL, PLSQL, Oracle8i, Apache Tomcat 5.5, Shell Scripting, Unix and Erwin 3.5.2.

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