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Sr. Kronos Consultant Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 12 + years of extensive experience on various Kronos modules like Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals, Activities, Advanced Scheduler, forecasting, Attendance and Kronos Workforce Central upgrade.
  • Extensively worked on Data integration tools like Connect & WIM also versed in integration of systems between WIM and various Payroll systems.
  • Familiarity with several other Timekeeping systems including Kronos Time and Attendance, Stromberg Time and Attendance as well as Kronos Workforce Timekeeper versions 5x to 7.0, 8.0 implementation and support.
  • Proficient in Technical and Business Writing, Business Process Flow, Process Diagram, Business Process Modeling, Business Analysis and Testing various methodologies.
  • Extensive experience on various Kronos modules like Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals, Activities, Advanced Scheduler, forecasting, Attendance and Kronos Workforce Central upgrade.
  • Good experience on Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) interfaces to channelize data and used WIM for the reconfigurations of system software, inspecting results for an accurate environment.
  • Create centralized system for outbound interfaces using PL SQL code. The same will be used Payroll and other outbound interfaces.
  • Experience in designing and implementing legacy migration solutions, upgrade and integration solutions for Kronos Workforce suite of applications.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited test procedures used for upgrades; Modules include HR/Payroll, Timekeeper, Leave, Attendance, DCM, Connect, WIM, Scheduler, and Analytics.
  • Expertise in Attendance History Import, Attendance Point Balance for time clock, PTO update based on Perfect Attendance, redistributes Shutdown Pay and Time to Vacation Pay and Time.
  • Expertise in broad range of technologies, including business process tools such as Microsoft Project, Primavera, MS Access, MS Visio, technical assessment tools, Data Warehousing concepts and web design and development.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited test procedures used for upgrades; Modules include HR/Payroll, Timekeeper, Leave, Attendance, DCM, Connect, WIM, Scheduler, and Analytics.
  • Worked on Data integration tools like Connect & WIM also versed in integration of systems between WIM and various Payroll systems.
  • Advanced understanding and experience with Kronos 6.0 - 8.0 WFC products and Implementation & configuration to include Workforce Timekeeper, Workforce Connect 6.0, Advance Scheduler, Leave &Attendance, Accruals, Analytics and Device Manager (4500Terminals) and Experience in upgradation from 7.0 to 8.0 in Kronos module.
  • Workforce Integration Manager: Developing interfaces, deploying in hosted environment and defining pay tables.
  • Manages support for Analytics, Attendance, Advance Scheduling, Time Clocks, day to day operations and pay issues.
  • Experience in the utilization of relational databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL and fulfills tasks associated with data collection, DB creation, and DB review.
  • Expert in Workforce Connect/Integration Manager, Time & Attendance, Activities implementation, Setup Data Manager, Advanced Reporting and Forecasting.
  • Specialize in integrating application, which is directly integrated to Kronos using APIs.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated initiative, strong work ethic, and a desire to succeed.
  • Utilized BizTalk service between ERP system (PeopleSoft) and Cloud based application for data Integration.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS SQL Server Database Support. Knowledge of SQL Queries.
  • Implemented Global Time of Request GTOR for InTouch / 4500 time clocks.
  • Designed and developed Kronos WFC interfaces and applicable devices and also generated reports summary, POS imports and WIM upgrades.
  • Adapt with creation/maintenance of Kronos pay rule configuration, timecard calculation interpretation, schedules (basic scheduling)
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals, Activities, Advanced Scheduler, forecasting, Attendance and Kronos Workforce Central upgrade.
  • Advanced Kronos experience with configuration of pay policies, schedules / schedule groups, system configuration, and accruals.
  • Experience in Developing and writing multiple Interfaces utilizing Kronos Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) also developed and wrote/rewrote multiple Interfaces utilizing Kronos Workforce Integration Manager (WIM)
  • Familiarity with several other Timekeeping systems including Kronos Time and Attendance, Stromberg Time and Attendance as well as Kronos Workforce Timekeeper versions 5x to 7.0, 8.0 implementation and support.
  • Expertise in UML (class diagrams, object diagrams, GAP Analysis, use case diagrams, state diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, and collaboration diagrams) as a data analysis methodology for application functionality designs.
  • Payroll processing for a large Clients and serve as Kronos timekeeper administrator. Set-up of new user access in Kronos Timekeeping system. Provide payroll analysis of trend-based data.
  • Strong business analysis skills and a sound understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) utilizing Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology.
  • Extensive experience in Partnering with finance, HR, payroll, operations and other functions for business requirements, system design and implementation.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Kronos Modules: Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals, Activities, Leave, Attendance, Advanced Scheduler, HR, Payroll, Paycode, Payrule, Workrule, Enrollment, Benefits, Forecaster and Kronos workforce central, Labor Levels, Labor Accounts, Holiday setup, Overtime, Access Profiles, Display, Profiles.

Kronos Version Navigator: Workforce Timekeeper, Leave, Activities, Mobile and Tablets, Advanced Reports, Advanced Schedule, Process Designer, Integrated Manager

Oracle Tools Reports: 10g/11g, Oracle Workflow Builder, Oracle Reports Builder, BI Publisher.

Programming Languages: C, C++, HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript

Database: MS Access, SQL Series (SQL, SQL developer, SQL Loader)

Software/packages: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Outlook), MS Visio,Rational Requisite Pro, Adobe Acrobat, Lotus Notes, QlikView

Processes/Technologies: Waterfall, UML, Agile/Agile Scrum

Testing Tools: Atlassian, Jira, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Web technology: Visual studio, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3

Operating Systems: MS-DOS, MS Windows 98/XP/Vista/7/8, Apple Mac OS, Linux.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Kronos Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained Kronos Pay Rules, Pay Codes, Work Rules, Wage Profiles, Labor Levels, Schedules and Shifts as required by HR/PR and Accruals (PTO, Vacation & Sick) and Record Manager.
  • Analyzed business requirements for the configuration and implementation of Enterprise eTime, time and attendance system, installed, configured, and test Kronos Workforce Central which include expertise in Workforce Forecasting, Scheduling, & Time Capture, Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals.
  • Worked on environment configurations necessary to successfully develop, deploy and maintain Kronos interfaces integrating HRMS (PeopleSoft), and Clocks like Kronos 4500 and on creating and managing Pay rules, pay code distributions, work rules, breaks and all related block components for Pay policies.
  • Trained and worked with functional PT101-Time and attendance functional implementation and had experience with configuring, scheduling of WFM PT102, as per client requirement.
  • Have involved in the configuration of Holidays for 2017, access profiles, display profiles and understand core user essential functions including Time card maintenance, Hyper find queries, reports, exceptions, schedules.
  • Worked on full lifecycle, client implementations for kronos with WFM Time & Attendance software and worked with timekeepers, managers and directors on the use of Kronos Workforce Timekeeper.
  • Involved in the Kronos Interfaces modification/deployment for employee process profile update and accrual plan changes, maintained and administered the Kronos /eTime application with knowledge of SQL.
  • Configured and Deployed Kronos 4500 Biometric & InTouch 9000 clocks and lead the roll out of 80 ADP 4500 Biometric clocks for all and had performed software upgrades to Kronos 4500-time clocks.
  • Involved in working on the WFM solutions concepts such as Payroll, Benefits, Time & Attendance, Entitlements, Accruals and Employee Scheduling maintained and troubleshooted labor scheduling and pay rules functionality in timekeeper, support, analysis, change management, and implementation across the core WFC, Time and attendance, absence management, device manager, data collection manager and EIM/WIM modules in both the WFC 6.3 and 8.0 environments
  • Performed technical configuration, interface, reporting, and other application technical tasks for Kronos Workforce Central and was responsible for developing Kronos Pay rules, Work rules, pay code Profiles, Wage Profiles, FAP's, Display profiles, Assignment Rules, Schedules, Labor Levels, Labor Level sets, and configuring Kronos 4500 devices utilizing WDM and DCM.
  • Worked on implementing all building blocks of the Workforce Time and Attendance module, partnered with management and ETime/Kronos Administrators to reduce issues from the Kronos timekeeping system and to improve interfaces with ongoing assessments..
  • Successfully deployed Workforce Central (WFC) from an installed base of employees in WFC 6.3 to WFC 8.0 and did maintenance of eTime (Timekeeping system), Employee Self-Service, and Manager Self-Service (with workflows), including setup of modules, execution of required changes, reporting, auditing, problem resolution, security, and overall functionality of the system.
  • Performed Data Collection/Workforce Data Manager administration configuring and managing clock communications on DCM/WDM 6.x and 7.x, created and delivered instructional documents on Kronos Workforce Timekeeper that helped guide end users and revised existing documents when changes have occurred.
  • Production support of Enterprise eTime/Kronos included analysis work of Workforce Device Manager (time clocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Implemented strategies on Kronos Clock Inventory Policies & Procedures and providing strategic insights based on the reports generated.

Confidential

Kronos Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on designing Process Accrual Dates report in WIM which processes the accrual plan changes for Employees.
  • Implemented Employee Self Service to allow employees to take ownership of their time through traditional mediums as well as through mobile, giving them the flexibility to manage their time (clocking in, clocking out, etc.)
  • Provided Kronos 6.3 support tickets in a timely manner: Analyze system and look for new technology to improve processing and make modifications to existing pay rules and work rule using Kronos 6.3, Configure New Pay rules work rules as requested by business units provide efficient customer service modification and creation of interfaces using WIM.
  • Configured and maintained PeopleSoft HR, Benefits Administration and Talent Management application setup tables.
  • Analyzed the differences between Kronos 6.3 and 7 based on environment and explained to Customer. Created test cases for customers.
  • Created and modified configuration setup including but not limited to Access Profile, Payrules, Scheduler and Advanced Scheduler.
  • Indulged in implementation of Kronos Workforce Central time management software on multiple platforms including SQL.
  • Involved in the development of oracle Queries in Oracle HRMS module for Hyperion Reporting.
  • Mapped and traced system wide data gathering from DBMS within the in-web analytics Project Management environment.
  • Performed SQL queries, updated, tracked and resolved technical challenges and Designed SQL queries to mine data, created reports and identified trends in data.
  • Involved in UML (class diagrams, object diagrams, GAP Analysis, use case diagrams, state diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, and collaboration diagrams) as a data analysis methodology for application functionality designs.
  • Conducted training and support to all police personnel on Workers' Compensation workflow processes, payroll, Performance Management procedures, etc.
  • Involved in the production support activities for Kronos application in Time and attendance, Absence management and Accruals modules.
  • Provided audit for the client system for better stability and uptime of the system with enabling various logs of WFC 7.0.
  • Involved in the performance analysis for developing Time Attendance/Payroll system, subsequent migration from MS Excel to automated system.
  • Created and maintained Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) interfaces for transfer of employee data between Kronos and HRMS. Audits interface results to ensure a clean and accurate production environment.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited test procedures used for upgrades; Modules include HR/Payroll, timekeeper, leave, attendance, WDM, WIM, scheduler, and analytics.
  • Provided ongoing configurations and modification of Workforce Timekeeper, Attendance, Accruals, Scheduler, Hyperfind Query and other Kronos modules.

Confidential

Kronos Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in a project including plan, design, and launch efficient information on Kronos systems in support of core organizational functions.
  • Re-created each client's Kronos suite software environment in-house used for troubleshooting efforts. Upgraded client's software prior to client upgrade go-live and fully tested functionality.
  • Effectively communicated with operations leadership, payroll, human resources, and Kronos end users to resolve Kronos timekeeping and scheduling problems
  • Worked with Kronos Workforce Scheduler, Timekeeper and Analytics for preparing dashboards, cubes, e-form etc. for store systems and operation division.
  • Evaluated user needs and recommended best practices to implement new Kronos functionality, created presentation materials and lead presentations, developed requirements documentation, created business process flows and documentation.
  • Designed and reviewed of various documents including the Software Requirement Specifications (SRS), Business requirements document (BRD), Use Case Specifications, Functional Specifications (FSD), Systems Design Specification (SDS), Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and testing documents.
  • Managed Payroll and time keeping and WIM and worked as WTK administrator to work on the Punch In - Punch out in Clock 4500 and In-touch and supported the queries made by staffs
  • Effectively communicated with operations leadership, payroll, human resources, and Kronos end users to resolve Kronos timekeeping and scheduling problems
  • Created Interfaces (Employee Demographics, Census, Accruals, Labor levels and Time Detail) using Kronos connect interfacing with Lawson HR/Payroll and epic clinical systems and Configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting pay rule functionality.
  • Developed and wrote/rewrote multiple Interfaces utilizing Kronos Workforce Integration Manager (WIM)
  • Liaison between the business and the internal Kronos technical team. Utilized Kronos to find and resolve errors made by managers/timekeepers.
  • Analyzed previous time pay rules, procedures and time applications of division or company. Pay Rule analysis dealt with understanding shift differential, overtime, holiday rules, accruals, reports and job transfer rates and identified change management issues and pay inconsistencies.
  • Production support of Kronos included analysis work of Workforce Device Manager (time clocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Supported worldwide business initiative to unify timekeeping applications of hourly employees in the US for best practices to one timekeeping application Kronos version 8 and transfer data to Payroll SAP and ADP.
  • Gathered Business Rules, Functional Requirements and Non-Functional requirements of HR department for implementation of Kronos (Timekeeper, Attendance, Accruals, Activities)

Confidential

Kronos Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicated with operations leadership, payroll, human resources, and Kronos end users to resolve Kronos timekeeping and scheduling problems.
  • Assist in the training of new and current employees in the Kronos time and leave system.
  • Coordinates the collection and input of data into Kronos scheduling and timekeeping on a daily basis
  • Designed and implemented data integration modules for Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) functions.
  • Created Pay rule building blocks, including overtime, holiday, and rounding rules.
  • The Blend Reconciliation tool: Built on Dotnet and SQL Server, the tool was designed to allow the scheduler to review blend data before uploading it to a database.
  • Helped troubleshoot issues and pending upgrade to the KRONOS Workforce Manager application.
  • Provided training to timekeepers and or managers on Kronos as it related to their rights and departments.
  • Work closely with HR and Payroll Department on resolving HR and Payroll issues concerning Kronos Interface and outbound Payroll file issues
  • Professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Provide Kronos support to end-users processing time and leave requests, timekeepers at the department level and to the Central Payroll office.
  • Configure Kronos pay rules, pay codes, function access profiles, attendance, accruals, and display profiles - UAT testing and Unit testing - provide the training material

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