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Sr.business Objects Administrator Resume

Durham, NC


  • Having 8 + Years of IT experience, professional experience as a software developer in designing and development and administrating of Data warehouse and Business Objects Reporting Applications.
  • Experience in Business Objects(BOBJ) BI4.0,XI 3.x,XIR2, XI, 6.X, 5.X, Business Objects Designer, Reporter, Info View, Web - Intelligence (WEBI), Crystal Reports, Dashboard manager.
  • Expertise in working with all the modules of Business Objects like Supervisor, Designer, Web Intelligence, Desktop Intelligence, CMC, CMS, BCA, BO SDK and Crystal Reports.
  • Experience in building Universes, retrieving data using Universes and Personal Data Files, Stored Procedures and Free Hand SQL methods and creating Ad-Hoc reports using Business Objects & Web Intelligence Tools.
  • Experience in Designing and Documenting Universe and Reports Requirements definition templates, Security strategies and Migration strategies
  • Experience in installation, administration and upgrading versions of BO both Desktop and server products on Windows and UNIX.
  • Experience in upgrade and migration of BOXIR3 to BI4.0
  • Experience in Business Analysis, Reporting using Crystal Reports 2008, Business Objects Enterprise, MS Access, Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, MS SQL Server2000/2005, DB2, and Teradata.
  • Worked with Crystal Report XIR2 for creating complicated reports including sub-reports, parameter based reports, graphical reports, formula based, well-formatted reports, drilling reports, analysis reports, data reports along with LOV.
  • Experience in migrating Business objects XI R2 to XIR3.
  • Proficient at designing, implementing and distributing Business Object universes. Personal data files, Free hand SQL methods and creating complex ad-hoc Reports.
  • Extensive follow up with business objects Admin team on different migrations to different Environments like DEV/UAT/PROD.
  • Experience in administration of Business Objects and Dataware house
  • Experienced in Training & Supporting end-user reporting needs using BO.
  • Good experience in extraction, transformation and loading (ETL)process using Informatica.
  • Working experience in transforming data from various data sources to a Data warehouse using Informatica as the ETL tool and interacting with the Business Analysts in identifying the needs and the requirements of the system.
  • Strong exposure to Software Project Development full life cycle(SDLC).


Languages/Tools: Business Objects Suite BI4.0/XIR3/XIR2,6.x, Designer, DesktopIntelligence, Web Intelligence, Infoview, CMC, Crystal Reports 11.2 Dashboard manager, XCelsius Report Conversion Tool, Informatica 6.0/ 7.x/ 8.0/ 8.6, ERWin 4.0, Toad, SQL Assistance, SQL/SQL*Plus

Operating Systems: Windows 2000, 2003, 2008, Windows XP, Unix, Solaris

Databases: Oracle 7i, 8, 9i, 10g, SQL Server, DB2, Teradata


Confidential, Durham, NC

Sr.Business Objects Administrator


  • Partnered with software and architectural teams to plan and build out new systems, understand scalability and constraints of software, and manage disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
  • Acting as systems/software engineer for system architecture planning, technical design, software development and test, and software, hardware, and interface integration
  • Worked with Developers to consolidate the BusinessObjectsXIR3 repository before migrating toBI4.0.
  • Worked with DBAs to create new databases for our new environment.
  • Worked with server team to provide them with list of specifications need to build the servers.
  • Installed and tested the BI4.0 application on sandbox before moving to live systems and resolved issues accordingly.
  • Installed configured the BI4.0 in clustered environment and done sizing according to SAP standards.
  • Configured the Windows AD and Single Sign on(SSO) for new environment.
  • Worked on customizations of BI Launchpad page.
  • Helped the developers in report conversion from Deski to Webi.
  • Co-ordinated with SAP support team to resolve issues after upgrade.
  • Installed and Configured Crystal Reports2011, SAP Business Objects Explorer.
  • Experience in working with APOS tools in XIR3 environment.
  • Extensively worked with security issues and user maintenance in BOXiR3 and BI4.0 environments.
  • Created operational reports from audit database to support the application.
  • Installed and Configured Dashboard Designer(Xcelsius)
  • Migrated the XIR3 repository to BI4.0 environment using Upgrade management tool and resolved many issues while/after migration.
  • Experience with Life Cycle Manger(LCM) in promoting the content between Dev/QA/Prod environments.
  • Redesigned the security in new BI4.0 environment.
  • Resolving day to day issues that come through tickets.

Technology Used: Business Objects (BOBJ) BI4.0, XIR3, Crystal Reports, Dashboard manager, Web Intelligence XIR3, Xcelsius, Explorer, APOS, Oracle 9i, MS SQL Server, SQL Navigator. Windows 2008.

Confidential, Franklin, TN

Sr.Business Objects Administrator


  • Expertise in Resolving the Daily issues in the Daily doc Production Environment.
  • BOBJ Upgrade from XIR2 to XIR3 and also responsible for applying service pack and fix pack to BO installation.
  • Extensively worked on cluster configuration of BO servers.
  • Involved in migration from Business Objects XIR2 to XI R3 and deployed WAR files and IIS.
  • Created 25 different accounts using the Central Management Console and assigned the access rights based on their profile.
  • Set the Row Level Restrictions to the 25 different departmental accounts based on their profile.
  • Set the User Access rights (Control & permissions) using the Central Management Console.
  • Developed Universes in XI R3 and set up row level security for different groups in Designer.
  • Used the Report Conversion Tool to convert Deski Reports to Webi on the BO XI R3 platform.
  • Created reports using Desktop Intelligence and Web Intelligence in BO XIR3 environment.
  • Prepared many other reports by using master details, cross-tabs, slice and dice and drill mode as per the requirement of the end-user.
  • Evaluated the possible use of aggregated tables and worked with DBA to create aggregated tables.
  • Involved in the troubleshooting of universe schema with loops, chasm and fan traps, and cardinality problems.
  • Implemented Java SDKs and customized the info view logon page.
  • Administrating and resolving the issues of tomcat server. .
  • Implemented and configured Single sign on Tomcat.
  • Tested business objects reports for data validation and compared results with TOAD.
  • Implemented Java SDK and Java scripts in order to monitor the performance of BO enterprise.
  • Tuning the repository for its better performance.
  • Experience in writing Complex SQL and Database Tuning.
  • Worked on VMware and resolved issues related to server performance.
  • Resolving day to day tickets that comes through service desk related to Business Objects.

Technology Used: Business Objects (BOBJ) XI R2/XIR3, Performance Management, Dashboard manager, Web Intelligence XIR3, Xcelsius, Oracle 9i,MS SQL Server, SQL Navigator. Windows 2008.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Sr.Business Objects Administrator


  • Gathered business requirements from the users and prepared functional and technical design Documents.
  • Created Repository with multiple universe and document domains for Development and Test Environments and distributed the BO Main key among the enterprise.
  • Extensively worked with servers and server configurations and on distributed servers.
  • Designed universes by retrieving data from database, defining the necessary connections and exported them to specific universe domains.
  • Created repository and security domain with user groups and security implementation.
  • Extensively worked with security issues and user maintenance in BO 6.5 and XI/XIR2.
  • Responsible for self debugging of the errors encountered in Deski, Web Intelligence (Webi).
  • Extensively created distributed servers to increase the performance and reduce the burden on servers.
  • Synchronized reports using multiple data providers using Business Objects.
  • Scheduling and publishing reports onto WEBI.
  • Tuning the reports for its better performance.
  • Migrated the users, reports and universes from the Development to Production environment.
  • Involved in the Single Sign-On (SSO) application team for the Operations Updates project and used the BO SDK to accomplish this task.
  • Developed a Content Management Plan which shows the level of access that can be assigned to the groups and users
  • Worked on stored procedures and implemented them in Deski.
  • Worked with installations and up gradations in the versions with in the project.
  • Configured web logic server to BO while installation.
  • Row level security is implemented in the supervisor to restrict the data to the respective divisions.
  • Designed Dimensional data model and developed universe on this.

Technology Used: Business Objects 6.5/ XIR2, Web Intelligence, Desktop Intelligence, Crystal reports2008, Oracle, MS SQL server 2005,Teradata, Windows 2003,solaris.

Confidential, Boyertown, PA

Business Objects Administrator


  • Involved in requirements gathering from the business users to build the reporting application by working closely with architects and business analysts to understand system and business requirements.
  • Created reports using free-hand SQL, Stored Procedure, PL/SQL, Universe
  • Created Custom Drill Hierarchies in the universe for doing multidimensional analysis.
  • Creating the reports using Business Objects functionalities like Multiple Data Providers, Prompts, Slice and Dice, Drill Down, Cross Tab and Master Detail
  • Configured Publisher with BCA and to test the implementation on Development and Test environments and map the same to the existing production environment.
  • Generating and scheduling standard and Ad-hoc reports using BO and Crystal Reports
  • Migrated reports from business objects 6.5 to business objects XIR2 and fixed the issues during the migration and after migration.
  • Exported the Universes to the Central Management Server and fixed the errors caused during the export.
  • Manage Production, Test and Development environments including installation of patches, security administration and access controls.
  • Administer and supervise the BO environment by monitoring/granting permissions and rights to a vast user base comprising of users located all over the world for viewing, creating and publishing reports and implement Row and object level restrictions.
  • Worked with the Publisher, Broadcast Agent, Scheduler, and server groups.
  • Upgraded and migrated various BOBJ versions(6.5.1/XIR2) and server components.(Apache and Tomcat).
  • Involved design user interface screen and passing multiple parameter values to the crystal reports and displayed the reports in crystal reports based on environment.
  • Provided the technical support to the Production Team and fixed the errors while transferring the universe and reports from the New Development Server to the Production Server.
  • Providing user support and training in using Report Designer for creating Adhoc reports
  • Involved in ETL process using Informatica for moving data from different sources to target database.
  • Extraction, Transformation and Loading of the data warehouse using informatica power center 7.1.1.

Technology Used: Business Objects 6.5/XIR2, Web Intelligence 6.X, BCA 6.5, Crystal reports, OracleWin2003 Server, Unix, Informatica.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Business Objects Consultant


  • Interacted with functional experts to gather the requirements for on going modifications of the system.
  • Designed Universes, incorporating all the business requirements.
  • Worked with the Data Modeler for enhancing the design for ease of reporting.
  • Worked with ETL team for setting up the event based trigger to write to BO server and scheduled reports based on the flag.
  • Created hierarchies in Universe design to support drill down functionality in reports.
  • Created Contexts and Aliases for resolving Loops and checked the Integrity of the universes.
  • Worked on SQL Tuning and optimization of the reports.
  • Reports were formatted to the users according to the user requirements using Business Objects functionalities like Queries, Slice and Dice, Drill Down, @Functions and Formulas
  • Proposed due to aggregate table for faster performance and used aggregate aware function to query between base and aggregate tables.
  • Created reports using dashboard manager
  • Perform an initial study of the current reporting application, to finalize the data elements required for reporting.
  • Installed and Configured BO Software on client machines and created User groups and users for PROD, DEV and TEST environments.
  • Installed & configured three environments (Dev/QA/Prod) with Business Objects XI /6.5.2 with Apache and Tomcat. as web and app servers on windows servers
  • Administer and supervise the BO environment by monitoring/granting permissions and rights to a vast user base comprising of users, creating and publishing reports and implement Row and object level restrictions.
  • Row level security is implemented in the supervisor to restrict the data to the respective divisions.
  • Worked with the Publisher, Broadcast Agent, Scheduler, and server groups.
  • Used supervisor module for disabling / enabling access to documents and access to universes.
  • Strong technical, communication, time management and interpersonal skills.

Technology Used: MS SQL Server 2005/2000, Business Objects 6.5/XI,Windows XP, WebI 6.5,Desktop Intelligence, Broadcast Agent, Informatica Power Center 7,Oracle 10g/9i

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