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Kronos Consultant Resume

Sunnyvale, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Having 8+ years of IT Experience in Analysis, Implementation and Testing of enterprise wide application, Data Warehouse, Client Server Technologies and Web - based Applications.
  • 4 years of experience in performing a variety of Consulting for Systems and Business analysis.
  • Having4+years of experience in Kronos Administrator, Kronos Consultant with specialization in Kronos WFC, Oracle E-Business Suite applications HRMS and various Payroll systems.
  • Worked in all the phases of Project life cycle and Experienced in Project management. Prepared project charter, project plan and work break-down structure (WBS) Expertise in gathering the requirements from the customer for their pay policies and configured PTO, Pay Cycle, Vacation.
  • Expert with all versions of Kronos Workforce Central Versions up to Version 8.
  • Experience in managing Complex leave and benefit accruals using Kronos Workforce Tele Staff using configurations provided by unit bargain agreement and rules in Partnering with finance, HR, payroll for business requirements and analyze project information
  • Proficient with Project to manage, tracking and analyze schedules, deadlines and resources UtilizeSOSResults,SOS(Lawson), Kronos and defining needed information from management.
  • Integration of Kronos T&A with Payroll system and HR using KronosAPIand Interfaces. Possess excellent troubleshooting skills, customer focus, sound judgment and negotiating skills.
  • Strong experience with working with SQL queries and database relationships with Kronos, time & attendance application for Strong customer, technical and troubleshooting/support skills.
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of the various components of Time and Labor Management Account also Implementation of ADP methodology.
  • Complete implementation of Kronos Workforce V5.2 and Kronos HR V5.0 suite. Environment had 30 stores and 1500 employees for payroll.
  • Multi- disciplined application support for software configuration, implementation, installation and support for small to very large organizations
  • Accountable for gathering new Kronos business requirements, developing and testing Kronos pay rules, pay codes, work rules, Function Access Profiles, Data Access Profiles, Labor Level Sets, Shift Guarantee's Holiday Rules and much more.
  • Developed process, procedures and training materials for the Kronos Cloud Hosted Operations.
  • Strong experience in maintenance of various DMC systems including Lawson, Workforce Integration Manager in order to develop interfaces and translation tables.
  • Expertise with Time Card Management, Employee Accrual Maintenance, Security Access and Process profiles for Managers and Integration of Kronos with Oracle HR system.
  • Installed and configured WFC Version 8.
  • Experienced in Kronos upgrades from earlier versions to Version 8.
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like workforce timekeeper, accruals, activities, advanced scheduler, forecasting, attendance and Kronos workforce central upgrade.
  • Well versed with modules from Kronos 7.0 Scheduling, Labor costing, Schedule changes and postings, accrual balance updates, vacation approvals, and timecard status.
  • Advanced understanding and experience with Kronos 6.0-8.0 WFC products and Implementation & configuration to include Workforce Timekeeper, Workforce Connect 6.0 and Advance Scheduler.
  • Experience in up gradation from 6.2 to 6.3, 6.3 to 7.0 and 7.0 to 8.0 in Kronos module.
  • Adept at preparing deliverables such as business process models, workflow diagrams, status reports, functional requirement Documents (FRD) and business requirement documents (BRD).

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Kronos: Kronos I-Series, Workforce Central, Workforce Ready: Versions 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.0, 8.0 Kronos Cloud Services, Kronos Connect / Integration Manager, ADP e-Time, JDA, AS400, I-Series Kronos (Work force Central 6.7 and 8.0).

Tools: HP Mercury LoadRunner6.x/8.x/10.x, HP Mercury Quick, JDA, Test Pro (QTP 8.x/9.x/10.x), Rational Quality Management (RQM 2.x), Rational Robot 2001, Win Runner 6.x/7.x, Rational Clear Case, Clear Quest.

Database: Oracle 10g/9i, MSSQL Server 2005/2000, UDB DB2,MySQL, MS Access 2007/2000, Oracle, PLSQL.

Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows XP/ VISTA/7/ NT/ 2000/ 2003, REDHAT, Confidential Mac OS, Linux.

Kronos Skills: Management of Labor Levels, Labor Accounts, Pay Codes, Work Rules, Holiday & Overtime, Access Profiles, Display profiles, Accruals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kronos Consultant

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Kronos 8.0 applications and upgraded Kronos database from 7.0 to 8.0 and also responsible for the performance and reliability of the Kronos systems.
  • Responsible for full cycle implementation of Kronos v 8.0 and created and modified configuration setup including but not limited to access profile, payrolls, scheduler and advanced scheduler.
  • Configuring accruals setup from Holiday setup to Accrual Plans in a Multi org Environment and Upgrading Custom reports and WIM interfaces to Kronos 8.0.
  • Maintaining Kronos WFC 8.0, troubleshooting connection issues, stopping and starting of services, applying service packs for WFC and connect and Internal-Workforce Central Configuration, Internal-WF Accrual core concepts and configuration.
  • Designed and implemented Kronos 8.0 benefits, leave programs and ACA tracking.
  • Expert in applying application upgrades, service pack updates, and applying break/fix changes to Kronos Versions 6 through Version 8.
  • Assisted in creating functional and design documents for migration to WFC V8.
  • Kronos mid-level Application Support for WFC v8, up to Service Pack 11
  • Exposure to Workforce Central 8.0 to support the activity queries in Web forms, functioning which is similar to the timecard functioning.
  • Thorough experience in Kronos Workforce Management Kronos Central 6, 7 and 8.0 suite application.
  • Familiar with WFC Version 8.0 and expert with Kronos Workforce Central Versions 5.0, 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.0.
  • Configuration of WIM v8 with technical team to ensure business requirements are expressed into the LMS application and Provide support.
  • Evaluated and documented existing system processes and requirements. Implement Kronos best practices to ensure efficient time-keeping for managers, employees, and payroll staff.
  • Experience in providing support of Kronos issues dealing with medical leave, payroll & human resources.
  • Formulated and implemented data migration and archival strategies. Prepared functional specifications and supported data migration and interfaces. Provided support to data retention and test data requirements.
  • Gatheird requirements from concerned stake holders; analyzed the As-scenario and developed To-Be state of the application.
  • The process of upgrading interfaces & links from previous versions. Analyzed, designed, developed, tested and deployed System configuration, Labor Level Sets, Rounding and Punch interpretation rules, Schedule shifts and patterns, Pay code distribution tables, Work rules and Pay rules, Combination and Hidden Pay Codes.
  • Identified and corrected data set inconsistencies between HR and Timekeeping using Kronos.
  • Provide recommendations to address and resolve business issues while maintaining data integrity within the application.
  • Gather requirements, analyzes, creates design documents, and performs impact analysis for application changes.

Kronos Consultant

Confidential, Oakland, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed Kronos WFC interfaces and relevant devices.
  • Designed, configured, tested, debugged, documented and maintained complex Kronos applications to satisfy requirements for version 6.0 to 6.2.
  • Worked 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.
  • Involved in the process profile modification and deployment in Kronos WFC and Implemented and configuring Kronos scheduler, accruals and attendance modules.
  • Maintained and Supported Kronos Work Force Central Suite of scheduling, timekeeping, payroll and HR system.
  • Created and customized data analysis tools such as Kronos Workforce Genies.
  • Managed and monitored interface between Kronos and Performance Based Compensation Tool to ensure drivers are paid in accordance to the rules applied to their region.
  • Fixed major issues with Employee missing accruals, accrual mismatch and Carryover balances by providing the data fixes.
  • Involved in generation and execution of SQL queries with the Payroll coordinators to gather the requirements and implement them in the Kronos.
  • Supported multiple databases on Oracle and SQL Server. Create and maintain Stored Procedures, Packages, DTS, tables and views.
  • Created in-house adhoc reports per requirement to include the full life-cycle for developing innovative solutions and maintaining them utilizing SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and enhancing of new project requests to meet the business needs.
  • Involved in generation and execution of SQL queries with the Payroll coordinators to gather the requirements and implement them in the Kronos.
  • Successfully deployed Workforce Central 6.0 (WFC) from an installed base of 1000 employees in WFC 4.3 to 4000 employees in WFC 5.1.
  • Working with HR to provide timekeepers with necessary employee information.

Kronos Business Analyst

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Build and supported Kronos components including Workforce Central Modules, Timekeeper, Advance Scheduler, WDM, WIM, Record Manager (SDM), Interface Designer, Process Designer, Record Manager, Process Manager and Advance Accruals.
  • Team Lead for off shore support team. Kronos Application Administrator providing initial setup and ongoing maintenance as needed.
  • Consolidation of a network of nine I-Series servers to six I-Series servers.
  • Installation of MIMIX, High Availability Software. Implementing of a Total Backup Strategy using IBM's BRMS Software. Implementation and Support of Disaster Recovery Planning and Exercise.
  • Configuration and Implementation of multiple LPAR's for I-Series 825 and system i5 520 and 570 I-Series servers.
  • Prepared procedures for the payroll department. Tested and documented for all payroll groups and ensured dat it meet the compliance needs of both federal laws and the union contract.
  • Programmed necessary building blocks including exceptions events, punch events, pay code based events, patterns, actions, perfect attendance, and attendance profiles.
  • Supported, configured, and tested Kronos pay rules, work rules, pay codes, zones, and security profiles.
  • Implemented new facilities onto the Kronos application platform by utilizing standard PDD design documentation and workbook formats.
  • Worked on Creation/maintenance of Kronos pay rule configuration, timecard calculation interpretation, schedules (basic scheduling).
  • Made configuration changes based on the business requirements for WFC, WAT and other Kronos modules.
  • Developed Best Practices for the Kronos System and document procedures to adhere to Keep Integration Manager look up tables up to date after new rules has been added to the Kronos system.
  • Leveraged Six Sigma Process efficiency/improvement noledge to participate in Executive discussions regarding HR policy, Kronos capability, and employee risk.

Kronos Business Analyst

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Deploy different versions of interfaces through the Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) Tool.
  • Performed analysis for developing Time Attendance/Payroll system, subsequent migration from MS Excel to automated system.
  • Collaborated with internal teams as an Analyst for HR payroll policy, HRIS system configuration, and Kronos 6.5 set- up.
  • Provided Supporting in the development of interfaces, deploying in hosted environment and defining Pay Tables of WIM.
  • Solid understanding of Business Process definition, Risk Analysis, Detailing, SDLC methodologies proficient noledge of SQL.
  • Provided support for ongoing Kronos Workforce timekeeping, ADP payroll, and Kronos HR systems.
  • Responsible for all functional and technical support of Kronos software including current live products (Kronos Workforce Timekeeper and HR/Payroll).
  • Researched, wrote, and edited test procedures used for upgrades; Modules include HR/Payroll, timekeeper, leave, attendance, WDM, WIM, scheduler, and analytics.
  • Configuration and maintenance of Data Collection Manager (DCM) for communication with over 250 Kronos wireless clocks.
  • Worked through the entire System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) starting from the proposal to the implementation of the system.
  • Assign user roles and security within the system as requested by Business Analysts and HR.
  • Has worked on setup configuration in Kronos and Oracle HRMS for new companies acquired.
  • Knowledge of activities, record manager, and analytics modules and developing interface from Kronos workforce timekeeper to HMS payroll for attendance reporting.

Kronos Business Analyst

Confidential, Bridgewater, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented new time keeping system. Built Security access, Schedules, Pay codes, accruals, set up interfaces going to the payroll system.
  • Created views dat managers, employees and outside payroll.
  • Created the necessary interfaces via WIM to import historical data in addition to the daily employee interface between Kronos & Oracle v11 DB.
  • Solely supported over 300 devices, Kronos 4500 clocks; including troubleshooting all clock issues, application of firmware, programming of the building blocks for each device, introduced Smart View's and punch restrictions.
  • Proficient in defining, communicating and fulfilling the project's goal and breaking complex issues into manageable parts.
  • Identified and corrected data set inconsistencies between HR and Timekeeping using Kronos. Connect and MS SQL Query Analyzer.
  • 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 with ongoing payrolls.
  • Provided support for ongoing Kronos Workforce timekeeping, ADP payroll, and Kronos HR systems.
  • Designing custom reports using stored procedures and interfaces as add-ons to the existing Kronos reports.
  • Fixed major issues with Employee missing accruals, accrual mismatch and Carryover balances by providing the data fixes.
  • Ensure Kronos WFC and Sage FAS Premier Depreciation applications, logical access, and environments comply with SOX and respond to internal and external Audit requests
  • Worked on data integration between Kronos, SAP, ADP and Oracle HCM Application.
  • Identify and responds to requests for Kronos training needs. Develops and provides both group and individual Kronos training to end users.

Kronos Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented the full project lifecycle SDLC phases including requirements gatherings, development and quality assurance.
  • Interacted with business heads to finalize the business requirements for the application.
  • Responsible for writing Business Requirements Document (BRD), Use Case Specifications, Functional Specifications Document (FRD)
  • Identified, researched, investigated, analyzed, defined and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios.
  • Worked on Upgrade, Configuration and implementation of Kronos Workforce Payroll 6.3, Benefits, Human Resources, and Workforce Central for Client.
  • Enter all outbound orders into the JDA system, send pick tickets to warehouse and finalize order once picked up by carrier. Upgrade Custom reports and WIM interfaces to Kronos 7.0.
  • Responsible for all functional and technical support of Kronos ERP software including current live products Kronos Workforce Time keeper and HR/Payroll 7.0.
  • Customized pay rules and created new tailored work rules to fit each transfer scenario in production Support & Maintenance.
  • Analyze results using statistical data from SAP, Retail Enterprise, andJDAto provide ongoing reports.
  • Troubleshooting installation and Configuration issues and provide customer support during UAT.
  • Interacting with the Payroll coordinators to gather the requirements and implement them in the Kronos.
  • Created test plans, test scenarios, test cases for unit and system. Assisted QA team in testing phase by creating Test Plans and Test Cases documents.
  • Created business requirement documents and integrated the requirements and underlying platform functionality.
  • Wrote SQL queries and validated data and Created data mapping documents for source and targets.
  • Assist with user testing of systems (User Acceptance Testing), developing and maintaining quality procedures, and ensuring dat appropriate documentation is in place.

Kronos Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Applied Kronos service packs from 4.0 - 6.2.7, evaluating and making all necessary modifications to custom written Kronos programs and files to ensure compatibility with new releases/service packs to bring Kronos up to date with current release.
  • Has fixed major issues with Employee missing accruals, accrual mismatch and Carryover balances by providing the data fixes.
  • Responsible for generate multiple row of shift differentials on Kronos Database to manage healthcare system of HHS U.S.
  • Provided assistance to Kronos application and patch upgrades.
  • Deploy different versions of interfaces through the Workforce Integration Manager (WIM) Tool. Create and maintain application configuration relating to Kronos Timekeeper and Workforce Scheduler pay rules, work rules, pay codes, holiday table, accrual rules, profiles, I-Series Level entries and sets, queries, Function Access Profiles, Genies, scheduler Org Map.
  • Worked through the entire System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) starting from the proposal to the implementation of the system.
  • Has Experience to work on time and attendance system to manage the Health care part of the time keeper.
  • Has worked on setup configuration in Kronos and Oracle HRMS for new companies acquired.
  • Responsible for creation of new pay codes, maintained wage profiles, adjustment rules, monitored and updated the demographic file when necessary.
  • Provided ongoing configurations and modification of Workforce Timekeeper, Attendance, Accruals, Scheduler, Hyper find Query and other Kronos modules.
  • Performed System/Software upgrades for testing and future implementation as needed (Kronos).Knowledge on SQL/PL-SQL programming in Oracle 10g and Written SQL queries.

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