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Senior Business Objects Developer/admin Resume

NY

SUMMARY

  • Master of Technology from IIT and Bachelor of Engineering with Over 15 years of professional IT experience in Software Engineering. Managed all phases of Software Development Life Cycle that includes Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation and Support.
  • Experienced in various domains including UNIX Internals, Brokerage, Trading, Wireless Telecom, Accounting in Public sector, International Trade and Supply Chain Management.
  • Solid experience in using Business Objects XIR2/R3.1.
  • Significant experience in ETL technologies using Pervasive Data Integrator (very similar to Informatica).
  • Solid experience in using BusinessObjects XIR3.x/XIR2/6.x (Designer, Web Intelligence, Desktop intelligence, InfoView & CMC), Crystal Reports, Business Objects SDK (Java & .NET), Xcelsius.
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing Universe, BusinessObjects Enterprise administration and thorough knowledge on BusinessObjects Enterprise Architecture.
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts like Fact and Dimension design using Star Schema and Snow flake Schema.
  • Hands on experience in developing BusinessObjects & Crystal Reports out of the ERPs like SAP R/3, ECC, SAP BW/BI, Ross, Amtech etc.
  • Extensive experience in using databases like Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, MS Access etc.
  • Extensive experience in writing Stored procedures, Materialized Views, Triggers, Complex Queries, Sub Queries etc. using both PL/SQL and Transact - SQL.
  • Hands on experience in using various reporting tools like SQL Server Reporting Services, Cognos Impromptu, SAP Query, SAP Infosets etc in addition to BusinessObjects.
  • Experienced in ETL tools like BusinessObjects Data Integrator, SAP BW, Informatica PowerCenter etc.
  • Extensive knowledge in various languages like Java, J2EE, ASP.NET, VB.NET, C, C++, C#.NET, JCL,COBOL, Java Script, VB Script, Advanced PL/SQL, Transact-SQL, Perl and Shell scripting.
  • Applied Agile/Extreme Programming (XP) development methodologies in several projects.
  • Knowledge on BusinessObjects XI 4.0.
  • Capable of working on both UNIX and Windows environments.
  • Experienced in working with Business Managers, Architects, End users and all the stake holders in documenting requirements, providing estimates, creating High and Detail Level design specifications.
  • Hands on project management experience involving estimating, scheduling, planning and monitoring resources.
  • Experience in coordinating with offshore team for code deliveries and other activities.
  • Experienced in interacting with business users to analyze the business process and requirements and transforming requirements into screens, designing, documenting and rolling out the deliverable.
  • Knowledge of CMM level 5 quality process.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication, trouble-shooting skills and interpersonal skills, with ability to interact with individuals/teams at all levels.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Business Intelligence: Business Objects XI4.0/XIR3.1/XIR3/XIR2 ( Business Objects Designer, Web Intelligence, Desktop Intelligence, Central Management Console, InfoView), Xcelsius 2008 (Live Office, QAAWS), Crystal Reports 2008/XI/10/9, SSRS 2005/2000, Cognos Impromptu, SAP Business Explorer, SAP Query, SAP Infosets, QuickViewer.

RDBMS: Oracle 11g/10g/9i, Sybase, SQL Server 2008/2005/2000 , Netezza 6, Teradata, MS Access, MS Excel and Confidential DB2 UDB.

IDE: Toad, PL/SQL Developer, SQL Developer, SQL*Plus, PL Edit, SQL Server Management Studio.

Programming Languages: PL/SQL, Transact-SQL, Unix Shell Scripting, Perl, Java, J2EE, Advanced C, C++, COBOL, C# .NET, VB .NET and ASP.NET.

Debugging Tools: dbx, kdbx, lldb and iadb

Web Technologies: XML, XSLT, VBScript, Java Script,Visual Studio.NET 2008/2005/2003 , .NET Framework 4.0/3.5/2.0, Eclipse, HTML, DHTML .

Operating Systems: Windows NT, Windows 95/98/2000/XP, Linux, Confidential AIX, Unix, MS DOS.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, NY

Senior Business Objects Developer/Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Presently working with Proponix team performing Business Objects(BO) XI R3.1 upgrade from R2. This includes administrator activities such as installations, migrations and configuring the new software for Both Object Trade Line (OTL) and Trade Portal customers.
  • Work with SAP support to resolve any BO related tickets/issues.
  • Modify/Create new BO Deski/Webi reports and Universes.
  • Designed new Access Control Lists (ACL) feature in BOXI R3.1 to implement user, application and folder level security on Central Management Console (CMC).
  • Specified the Joins, checked the cardinalities and resolved loops by either using Aliases or Contexts.
  • Implemented Security Features of Business Objects like row level, object level and report level security.
  • Create and Build new Java applications using BO Software Development API’S.
  • Modify and Build C# DLL and make sure it communicates with OTL Power Builder application.
  • Presently working with Query & Reporting team to analyze, design and construct reports from data warehouse using Business Objects XI. Pervasive Data Integrator (PDI - very similar to Informatica) is used to populate data from OLTP application database to data warehouse.
  • Designed and developed Universes using Business Objects Universe Designer.
  • Designed and created WEBI reports using Web Intelligence Rich Client and InfoView.
  • Created reports involving table/section breaks, multiple data providers and derived tables.
  • Coordinated with offshore team for report deliveries.
  • Converted about 120 DESKI reports to WEBI using BO Conversion tool. These processes also involved analyzing the SQLs more closely and modify the prompts and objects in WEBI reports.
  • Used Import Wizard Tool to create BIAR files and assisted CM team to deploy them onto Integration environment.
  • Used Rational Clearcase for version control of report wid and BIAR files.
  • Implemented extraction/transformation/load (ETL) interfaces to facilitate transitioning from old legacy mainframe systems to Oracle systems.
  • Created complex transformation maps using PDI Map Designer for encapsulating data in XML format. With the help of shell scripts, this data is then loaded & submitted onto AMS advantage database. Acted as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in guiding offshore team to create few transformation maps.
  • Designed more than 50 interfaces as per client requirements and had continuous meetings with them to ensure they are concurred.
  • Developed various shell scripts using Korn shell to extract, transform and load the agency data.
  • Designed Interface Manager framework which involved creating new tables, use cases and mockups of application screens. These screens were then built using Confidential WebSphere Versata software.
  • Designed Open Items Extract (OIE) processor to extract data from Oracle tables and created pipe delimited files. This data was then sent to other City agencies for further processing. OIE processor was implemented fully as standalone J2EE application.
  • Developed few COBOL programs to load data from flat files to Confidential DB2 tables. Coded JCLs to invoke these COBOL programs and other DB2 utilities.
  • Worked very closely with offshore team to deliver all the interfaces before the deadline.
  • Worked extensively with Integration and System testing teams to ensure all Interfaces were ready to be deployed on Production servers before go-live.
  • Functioned as UNIX SME to review all the shell scripts developed by the entire team and provide technical guidance on UNIX related activities.
  • Used Rational Clearcase for version control.
  • Used Rational ClearQuest for accessing defects.

Confidential, NY

Senior System Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • FraudPlus is a cloning and subscription fraud detection tool used by Confidential . It proactively detects fraud by analyzing cellular call activity and other data. These applications collect real-time cellular call activity from all home switches and roam switches connected to the RoamEx network and daily CIBER file.
  • Work also included designing and prototyping for rewriting the entire FraudPlus application using C/C++, Oracle 10g, & MQSeries.

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of 10 developers.
  • Responsibilities involved mainly C/C++ application programming on Solaris environment.
  • Work involved adding new features and maintenance efforts for single threaded processes named OFXServer and NETXServer. OFXServer is a UNIX application, which caters to OFX (Open Financial Exchange) standard 2.01 and is certified by Intuit corp. It is written completely in C++. NETXcppServer is also a front-end application server, which allows customers of financial institutions like T Rowe Price, AXA financials, CUNA mutual etc. to trade, get quotes, and many other brokering facilities.

Confidential, Austin, TX

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical support to Confidential OEM/IHV for Native Device Driver Interfaces & Uniform Driver Interface (more commonly known as UDI) on AIX5L for IA64 operating system (previously known as Monterey/64).
  • Worked as an interface between the hardware vendors and device driver team.
  • Was involved preparing a common device driver kit (DDK) for Both Power and IA platform for technologies like storage (SCSI & Fiber channel), graphics, and network, TTY. This included writing makefiles, making sure that the drivers build outside the AIX development environment (ADE) on the respective platforms and packaging these drivers in insta llp format. Kernel debugger was used to debug the problems reported by the vendors. Development was done in C.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Functional Verification and Testing (FVT) of Data Management Application Programming Interfaces (DMAPI) for General Parallel File System (GPFS) on Scalable Power Parallel (SP) nodes. Coding was done mainly in C and shell.
  • Functioned as coordinator for Confidential India GPFS FVT team. This team was focused on enhancing Auto test Scripts to include Quotas/ACLs functionality. Auto test is a tool used by GPFS FVT and System testers at Confidential, Poughkeepsie.
  • Implemented enhancements for AIX RAS. RAS is abbreviated term for Reliability/Availability/Serviceability. The main object of the project was to in corporate Compression algorithm for compressing the system dump. Standard LZW algorithm was used for achieving the same. Some utilities related to system dump like crash etc., were also updated to cater to the new feature. The scope of the project also included Unit testing, FVT, CMVC, & three-week support period for the enhanced code.
  • Provided level 3 technical support to AIX customers worldwide.

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