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Sr. Kronos Consultant Resume

Sunnyvale, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Around 7+ years of experience in IT wif over around 4 years of hands - on experience in implementation, rollout and production support as Kronos application consultant.
  • Experience in Kronos Administrator, Kronos Consultant wif specialization in Kronos WFC, Oracle E-Business Suite applications and extensively worked on Data integration tools like Connect & WIM also versed in integration of systems between HRMS and various Payroll systems.
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like Workforce Timekeeper (WTK), Workforce Integration Manager (WIM), Workforce Device Manager (WDM), Setup Data Manager (SDM), Advanced Scheduler, forecasting and Kronos Workforce Central upgrade.
  • Expertise wif Time Card Management, Employee Accrual Maintenance, Security Access and Process profiles for Managers.
  • Gather requirements for Oracle Advanced benefits implementation. Meet wif users to gather requirements regarding various benefit plans including medical, dental, HAS and CORBA plans.
  • Expertise in gathering the requirements from the customer for their pay policies and configured PTO, Pay Cycle, Vacation.
  • Knowledge of HRIS Systems - ADP, Kronos, PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Workday.
  • Experience in creating Kronos Connect interfaces using XML and API to Import employees. Labor levels, employee groups and to export employee's hours to Payroll Software.
  • Experience in writing Stored Procedures, Views, and Functions in SQL using Oracle SQL Developer for data to SSRS reports.
  • Solid understanding of Business Process definition, Detailing, SDLC methodologies proficient knowledge of SQL and Hyperfind.
  • Highly knowledgeable in Kronos support, labor management, business analysis, documentation, software configuration, scenario testing and deployment (including change management) as well as implementing, upgrading, and maintaining Kronos wif vast experience in Kronos configuration and support.
  • Hands-on Configuration & Support experience in following areas in Kronos Workforce Central 6.0 - Workforce Scheduling, Accruals, Timecards, Activities, Attendance, WIM
  • Provided many creative systematic solutions to client payroll constraints or labor costing challenges and industry experience including manufacturing and retail.
  • Collaborated wif the developers to develop interfaces used to transfer Kronos information to SAP payroll.
  • Worked on migration from version 7 to version 8.
  • Responsible for full cycle implementation of Kronos v 6.3
  • Hands-on experience on all Major versions of Kronos: v6.3, v7 and v8.
  • Expertise in creating Business Requirements Documentation (BRD), and Functional Requirements Documentation (FRD).
  • Worked on data integration between Kronos, SAP, ADP and Oracle HCM Application.
  • Hands on experience in debugging general database SQL code, dynamic SQL, stored-procedures, user-defined functions.
  • Has worked on developing and modifying, registering of few reports in oracle as Alerts from AP and HRMS modules.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Data Collection Manager (DCM) for communication wif over 250 Kronos wireless clocks.
  • Experience in all phases of software development life cycle (SDLC) which includes User Interaction, Business Analysis, Design, Development, Integration, Documentation, Testing, Deployment, Builds, Configuration and Code Management, Production/Customer Support, Maintenance and Enhancements.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Versions: Kronos v8.0, 7.0, 6.1, v6.2, v6.3 Workforce Timekeeping and Attendance, Workforce Accruals, Workforce Device Manager (WDM), Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) ; Work Force Scheduler (WFS) v6.1, v6.2, v6.3, v7.0, v8.0 Kronos tablet & Mobile.

Software/packages: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Outlook), MS Visio, Rational Requisite Pro, Adobe Acrobat, Apple Pages, Lotus Notes, Qlikview, Ultipro and IBM Cognos .

Programming Languages: .NET, C, C++, HTML, XML, and SQL.

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

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

Automation Tools: Quality Center

Database and web technology: MS Access, SQL Server (SSRS, SSIS, SSAS), Oracle 10g/11g, MySQL, RDL PL/SQL, Visual studio, JavaScript Shell Script, Python, Angular, Batch Scripting, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3.

Operating Systems: IBM OS/400, MS-DOS, MS Windows 98/XP/Vista/7/8, Apple Mac OS, Linux.

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, TeleStaff, Holiday setup, Overtime, Access Profiles, Display, Profiles.

Reporting Tools: Qlikview, Tableau.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr. Kronos Consultant

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Independently configured the Kronos Workforce V8.0 Central Independently configured the Kronos Workforce Central time-keeping system to ensure accurate time-keeping through maintenance of pay rules, schedule groups, security profiles, labor levels, and accrual profiles.
  • Time-keeping system to ensure accurate time-keeping through maintenance of pay rules, schedule groups, security profiles, labor levels, and accrual profiles.
  • Managed support for Analytics, Attendance, Advance Scheduling, Time Clocks, day to day operations and pay issues.
  • Gather requirements for Oracle Advanced benefits implementation. Meet wif users to gather requirements regarding various benefit plans including medical, dental, HAS and CORBA plans.
  • Ensure Kronos WFC and Sage FAS Premier Depreciation applications, logical access, and environments comply wif SOX and respond to internal and external Audit requests.
  • Develop Test Scenarios for Pay Rules and Validated ADP ETime Systems to accurately import data to ADP Global View.
  • Worked on environment configurations necessary to successfully develop, deploy and maintain Kronos interfaces integrating HRMS (PeopleSoft), and Clocks like Kronos 4500.
  • Worked on creating and managing Pay rules, pay code distributions, work rules, breaks and all related block components for Pay policies.
  • Involved in the production support activities for Kronos application in Time and attendance, Absence management and Accruals modules.
  • Experience in writing Stored Procedures, Views, and Functions in SQL using Oracle SQL Developer for data to SSRS reports.
  • Designed and implemented complete set of manufacturing tests for Kronos.
  • Involved in the process profile modification and deployment in kronos WFC.
  • Developed a healthcare System to manage the differentials of attendance and absence time for different HRIS Systems.
  • Performed different dimensions of testing, Functionality, Usability, Reliability, Performance, and Regression testing. I am experienced in both Manual and Automated testing techniques.
  • Worked on data integration between Kronos, SAP, ADP and Oracle HCM Application.
  • Worked on Oracle HCM cloud to help our customers to streamline their global HR processes.
  • Worked on the Carryover balances loading to employees kronos through interface design in Oracle which populates kronos interface tables.
  • Post all delivery tickets and receivers daily in Red Prairie (JDA) WMS. Utilizes WMS Integration software and JDA systems on a daily basis.
  • Configure Kronos pay rules, pay codes, function access profiles, attendance, accruals, and display profiles - UAT testing and Unit testing - provide the training material.
  • Knowledge of HRIS Systems - ADP, Kronos, PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Workday.
  • Implemented the full project lifecycle SDLC phases including requirements gatherings, development and quality assurance.
  • Implementation of JDA/Vortex Mobile Notification, Managed the errata log for the JDA application.
  • Design, build, test and deliver custom solutions when necessary to accommodate client requirements. This includes custom reports, workflows, web pages, and SQL processes.
  • Developed Connect scheduling interface to build Kronos schedules from 3rd party software.
  • Developed Connect interfaces for mass updates to both Kronos Timekeeping and Kronos HR.
  • Developed Shift, Pattern, and Scheduling Templates for recurrent staff scheduling.
  • Identified and corrected data set inconsistencies between HR and Timekeeping using Kronos. Connect and MS SQL Query Analyzer.
  • Has worked on HR Employee information maintenance from Ultipro system to Oracle and from Oracle to Kronos.
  • 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.
  • Managed a complete overlay of HR employee data after the client had abandoned HR maintenance for well over a year, all in a production environment wif ongoing payrolls.
  • Provided support for ongoing Kronos Workforce timekeeping, ADP payroll, and Kronos HR systems.
  • Working wif HR to provide timekeepers wif necessary employee information.
  • Configured complex Pay and Work rules to meet Union Needs wif help of various Kronos modules was also involved in a consultative role, recommend HR and Payroll best practices, along wif Kronos best practices, and foster positive ongoing relationships wif clients.
  • Responsible for guiding the Portal and ESS/MSS team through the SAP ASAP Methodology to deliver a fully integrated HCM solution.
  • Identify and responds to requests for Kronos training needs. Develops and provides both group and individual Kronos training to end users.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Data Collection Manager (DCM) for communication wif over 250 Kronos wireless clocks

Kronos Consultant

Confidential - Dublin, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Kronos applications on various mobile platforms and worked wif Work Force Device Manager (WDM).
  • Performed technical configuration, interface, reporting, and other application technical tasks for Kronos Workforce Central.
  • Configuration and implementation of Kronos Workforce Payroll, Benefits, Human Resources, and Workforce Central for couple of clients.
  • Maintained application configuration relating to Kronos Timekeeper and Workforce Scheduler pay rules, work rules, pay codes, holiday table, accrual rules, profiles, Labor Level entries and sets, hyperfind queries, Function Access Profiles, Genies, Scheduler Org Map.
  • Has worked on setup configuration in Kronos and Oracle HRMS for new companies acquired.
  • Translating union timekeeping requirements to Kronos design. Provide design and configuration assistance wif Timekeeper, Accruals, Activities.
  • Advance Scheduler: Schedule generator, workload planner, forecaster, staffing assistant, auto scheduler, budgeting and various configurations for advance scheduling.
  • Analysis, Design, Requirement gathering, Configure, apply bundles/patches, Tax updates, test (unit, Integration, UAT), and support PeopleSoft HCM application modules HR, T&L, Ben Admin and Payroll.
  • Assisted managers wif reconciling timecards and serve as the Kronos contact person for their department.
  • Partnered wif management and Kronos Administrators to reduce issues from the Kronos timekeeping system and to improve interfaces wif ongoing assessments.
  • Analysed and documented all business needs, work and pay policies for Kronos WFC software suite and played main role in subsequent configuration and testing.
  • Evaluated security and access settings in various levels as well as re-organized access settings on need basis.
  • Configured all the Genies in version 8 post-migration.
  • Apply the Service packs and Patches on all the versions.
  • Accountable for gathering new Kronos business requirements, developing and testing Kronos pay rules, pay codes, work rules, Function Access Profiles (FAP), Data Access Profiles, Labor Level Sets and Shift Guarantee's Holiday Rules.
  • Responsible for analysis and QA testing on system upgrades and new module implementations for the Kronos Workforce Management Suite.
  • Configured Leave of absence, reasons, eligibility, documents, and Leave rules from HR practices, making recommendations for Kronos system best practices.
  • Responsible for supporting day to day production Kronos environment, including but not limited to documenting all Kronos reported production issues, trouble-shooting Kronos configuration making required adjustments, testing code changes and making best practice recommendations.
  • Act as a liaison to management and Kronos Administrators to increase credibility of the new Kronos timekeeping system.
  • Worked wif internal Kronos and UltiPro conversion teams to ensure data accuracy and delivery of all legacy data for WFM.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited test procedures used for upgrades; Modules include HR/Payroll, Timekeeper, Leave, Attendance, WDM, WIM, Scheduler, and Analytics.
  • Implement Kronos best practices to ensure efficient time-keeping for managers, employees, and payroll staff.
  • Involved in the production support activities for Kronos application in Time and attendance, absence management and Accruals modules and provide advanced functional support and system analysis for installed Kronos applications.
  • Has implemented a view in Kronos to calculate the Total number of hours worked in a year for all the employees and registering it in Oracle.
  • Maintained and administered the Kronos Time application wif knowledge of SQL and provide continuing support and configuration of Enterprise eTime system.
  • Maintained Kronos Test instances. Applied Kronos Service Packs to Application Servers and Database and on call for Kronos after Hours for App Servers. Queried the Kronos Database for future timecard edits and notify Managers.

Kronos Consultant

Confidential - Buffalo, NY

Responsibilities:

  • As a Kronos Consultant, I work on implementing all building blocks of the Workforce Time and Attendance module as well configure the web server and app servers for the Kronos environment.
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like workforce timekeeper, accruals, activities, advanced scheduler, forecasting, attendance and Kronos workforce central upgrade.
  • Administer the Cognos 8 Application for Internet Web Reports.
  • Setup new users in Kronos, Ultipro/Ultiweb and Cognos.
  • Interfacing wif Business Users, Kronos Vendors and developers to provide support for Kronos Workforce Design and develop relational databases/reports for data collection and analysis based on end users' needs.
  • Trouble shoot WIM and Connect interface errors, make corrections and recommend best practice approach. Rerunning processes as needed.
  • Evaluate requirements, write specifications for, develop, test and deploy interfaces through WIM 7.0 using extensive and complex calculations and database queries and commands.
  • Assist clients wif the day to day activities of implementing, upgrading and maintaining Kronos Workforce Management software, ADP Enterprise eTIME and Ceridian HCM solutions including project management, requirements gathering, process design, system configuration, testing, training and required support.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to application performance, issues wif connectivity/ latency/ functionality of interfaces to internal and external IT systems and functional issues wifin a BizTalk application.
  • Performed data analysis using SQL queries and processed SQL queries for querying databases.
  • Utilized SQL to perform ad hoc queries, research requirements, and provide metrics for the business.
  • Created Interfaces (Employee Demographics, Census, Accruals, Labor levels and Time Detail) using Kronos Connect interfacing wif Lawson HR/Payroll and Epic Clinical Systems.
  • Add Managers in Kronos and configure Manager Access and respond to emails and voice mails resolving Kronos issues.
  • Expert in Workforce Connect/Integration Manager, Time & Attendance, Activities implementation, Setup Data Manager, Advanced Reporting and Forecasting.
  • Assumed responsibilities of Functional Lead for Payroll and Kronos including tax update testing and testing for upgrades.
  • Maintain clock communication servers, monitoring clock activity and balancing of clocks for timekeeping operations.
  • Translated vendor and business requirements into flat file reports, working closely wif vendor representatives, IT, and HR.
  • Cross-module business process development and testing of custom Peoplesoft Human Resources payroll module utilizing Campus.
  • Involved in the production support activities for Kronos application in Time and attendance, Absence management and Accruals modules.
  • Supported many employees including many Timekeepers (Manager) and employees wif Advanced Scheduler v6.3 access. Created additional patterns and shifts to accommodate the implementation of additional departments.
  • Implementing WFC will allow them to better track employee's hrs.’ and over time theirfore reducing overhead costs and to improve productivity.
  • Production support of Kronos included analysis work of Workforce Device Manager (timeclocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Provided Subject Matter Expertise and Kronos Work Force Central (WFC) Application Support for Basic and Advanced Scheduler, Timekeeping, Payroll, Human Resources, Analytics, Attendance, Opti Link and Lawson Interface.
  • Developing Interface from Kronos Workforce Timekeeper to HMS payroll for Attendance reporting.
  • Continuously looking for areas to improve the Kronos processes, configuration and user experience for a more efficient and accurate timekeeping solution.
  • Knowledge of activities, record manager, and analytics modules and developing interface from Kronos workforce timekeeper to HMS payroll for attendance reporting.
  • Worked on implementing all the building blocks of Work force Time Keeper and Attendance module as well to configure the web server and app servers for the Kronos environment.
  • Developed training tools and material, conducted the training for all users of Kronos time and attendance systems.
  • Coordinates meeting wif vendors for new upgrades to HRIS applications which include Kronos, Ultipro and Cognos.
  • Analyzed previous time pay rules, procedures and time applications of division or company. Pay Rule analysis dealt wif understanding shift differential, overtime, holiday rules, accruals, reports and job transfer rates. Identified change management issues and pay inconsistencies.
  • Co-trained timekeepers, managers and directors on the use of KRONOS Workforce Timekeeper.
  • Help HR and Payroll departments transition outdated time and attendance systems to Kronos electronic system.

Kronos Consultant

Confidential - Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • TEMPEffectively communicated wif operations leadership, payroll, human resources, and Kronos end users to resolve Kronos timekeeping and scheduling problems.
  • Created and maintained Display and Function Access profiles for security access to data.
  • Provide Kronos support to end-users processing time and leave requests, timekeepers at the department level and to the Central Payroll office.
  • Manage the Ultipro/ Ultiweb payroll applications.
  • Recommended best practices wif usage and initial setup while planning for growth and keeping in mind dat other projects were underway for Accrual Implementation and Advanced Scheduler wif Forecasting and responsible for analysis and QA testing on system upgrades and new module implementations for the Kronos Workforce Management Suite.
  • Qualified software build pre-releases by testing builds, using Kronos application on customer hosted database (Oracle and or SQl) for customer compliance and release to customer.
  • Installed and configure Ultipro Back office for new managers and HR staff.
  • Configure Kronos pay rules, pay codes, function access profiles, attendance, accruals, and display profiles - UAT testing and Unit testing - provide the training material.
  • Supported field in company-wide migration of HR and Payroll data and processes from ADP Enterprise v.2 to SAP HCM systems.
  • Created Pay rule building blocks, including overtime, holiday, and rounding rules.
  • 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.
  • The Blend Reconciliation tool: Built on .NET 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 wif HR and Payroll Department on resolving HR and Payroll issues concerning Kronos Interface and outbound Payroll file issues.
  • Supported, configured, and tested Kronos pay rules, work rules, pay codes, zones, and security profiles.
  • Professionally wif a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Participated in SDLC process from gathering requirements to configuring the application.
  • Conducted JAD/ JAR Sessions.
  • Created work plans for client's super user team in order to test Workforce Central and achieve Expected results.

Kronos Analyst / Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided functional support, analysis, and direction for Payroll, Benefit, and Time and Labor modules.
  • Developed and delivered system documentation to end users.
  • Managed HCM service provider. SAP HCM Modules were OM, PA, TM and PY. Also used SAP Benefits and Tax Reporter. Also, configured in the IMG when needed.
  • Evaluated and standardized all pay rules, work rules, pay codes, accruals, scheduler, and policies through organization.
  • Developed interface from Kronos Workforce Timekeeper, attendance to HMS payroll for attendance reporting.
  • Researched agile methods and made recommendations for components to incorporate into the current processes.
  • Installed, supported, and configured Kronos applications to include Workforce Central Scheduler for Optimized Scheduler, Workforce Central Timekeeper.
  • Experienced in implementing and configuring Kronos scheduler, accruals and attendance modules.
  • Expert in Workforce Connect/Integration Manager, Time & Attendance, Activities implementation, Setup Data Manager, Advanced Reporting and Forecasting.
  • Assisted developers in writing of complex SQL queries to resolve data issues in source system databases.
  • Served as a resource on best practices and domain knowledge in the Payroll Time and Attendance space.
  • Experienced in maintaining and configuring Kronos Timekeeper and Absence Manager including basic schedules, pay codes, work rules and labor levels.
  • Created database queries (SQL, PL/SQL etc.) wif Oracle and other databases.

Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in writing Test Plans, Test Cases, Framework for Quick Test Pro(QTP) and Test Scripts using Functional specs, change requests, Business Scenarios and Use cases
  • Responsible for testing of application at Module level and System level
  • Written and developed VB scripts for functionality testing, Regression testing such as Initiating a case, managing case record and payment on plea for defendant using QTP
  • Create and executed Data Driven tests, GUI Validations, Checking database content using QTP
  • Created and managed Recovery Scenarios for entire Automation Suite which can handle large amount of unexpected errors including run errors, unexpected pop-ups and also Internet Explorer irregularity errors
  • Use of Batch Runner for assigning and scheduling the batch to run from Automation Suite
  • Using Web Service Add-In, validation of XML files and also evaluating ISB server responses on it
  • Using QTP wif Web Service, Automated total 121 types of data exchanges (DXs), and executed them successfully
  • Checking outbound XML Files using Check-Point, as built in facility of QTP tool
  • Developed scripts in QTP and executed the scripts from Quality Center
  • Execute Test Scenarios, analyze and document the Test Results in Quality Center
  • Implemented whole life cycle of QA Methodologies starting from Planning, Capturing, Creating, Executing, Reporting, and Tracking the defects using Quality Center
  • Participated in code reviews and design reviews wif Business Analyst and Development Team
  • Writing complex SQL queries to validate the database updates in Oracle database using TOAD for Oracle application
  • Created and executed complex SQL queries to fetch data from an Oracle database to validate, compare and expected results wif those actually obtained.
  • Involved in backend testing by writing SQL Queries to find out dat the data is correctly populated in each field and to check whether the data inserted from application is being inserted properly or not
  • Developed SQL Queries for checking the Data Transaction and Database Integrity using TOAD
  • Interacted wif developers to resolve any defects/issues found during Regression testing

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