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Oracle Peoplesoft Business Analyst / Qa Resume

Vienna, VA

SUMMARY

  • Result - Oriented Oracle PeopleSoft HCM Functional / IT Business Analyst/ Quality Analyst Consultant with Over 4 Years of experience in Implementation, Upgrade, Support of Enterprise Resource Planning Applications. Experienced in Providing Solutions in PeopleSoft HCM Design, Development, Implementation, Customizations, Upgrading, Reporting and Production support Projects.
  • Excellence in providing quality analysis of business processes, information architecture, effective requirements gathering and management resulting in quality Business and Functional/Systems Requirements Specification documentation (BRD/FRDs)
  • Experience in full SDLC including Quality Assurance, UAT, training documentation and providing end user support.
  • Competent in Creating Unified Modelling Language (UML) diagrams such as Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Class Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams.
  • Proven track record in working with business clients and other project members
  • Experience in working with various SDLC methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Waterfall etc.
  • SME Expert on PeopleSoft 9.2 Core HR, NA Payroll, NA Payroll integrations, Time and Labor, Absence Management, Time and Labor, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration, Security, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM), Workforce Administration, Talent Management, Enterprise Learning Management (ELM), Kronos, Campus Solutions, Self Service and Dash- boarding, Oracle EBS.
  • Implemented and Supported PeopleSoft HCM 9.2/9.1 for various clients. Expert in Configuring Setup tables related to Core HR, Position Management, Compensation, NA Payroll, Commitment Accounting and Budgets, Time & Labor, Benefits, Benefits Administration, Absence Management, Talent Acquisition Management/ Candidate Gateway, Performance Management, FLUID and Security.
  • Expert in Requirements Gathering, Analysis, Prototyping and documenting current and new Business Processes in Implementation, Upgrade, Integrations, Business Intelligence and Data warehouse projects
  • Experience in iRise prototyping and wireframing tool
  • Experienced in Fit/Gap Analysis, Keep Drop Analysis, Optimization, System/ Integration/Parallel/Performance Testing, Problem Analysis/Resolution & User Training as part of Upgrade and Support Projects
  • Expert in Analysis and Review of Business, Functional Design and Technical Requirements Specification documents.
  • Hands on experience Data Analysis, Data Conversion and Integration.
  • Experience in designing exhaustive test plans, test scripts, test cases for multiple phases of testing - Functional Unit testing, System integration testing (SIT), Regression testing, Coordinated User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Experience in using Jira, SharePoint.
  • Accomplished PeopleSoft HCM professional with proven track record as a business analyst, project manager, testing manager, application architect and developer.
  • Demonstrated relationship skills with both clients and IT staff including off-shore.
  • Thorough knowledge of the PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 processes Personal Administration, Benefits, NA Payroll, Compensation, Talent, E-Performance, ESS, and MSS.
  • Proficient in the creation and documentation of functional requirements with a demonstrated ability in the creation of test scripts and test plans for PeopleSoft upgrades, implementations, and conversions.
  • Excellent client interface and vendor communication skills
  • Strong analytical and technical abilities

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • PS Query
  • Peopletools 8.54.10
  • SQR
  • CI
  • App Eng
  • SQL
  • Data Mover
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Access
  • Microsoft Project
  • Visio iRise
  • SharePoint
  • HP ALM
  • JIRA
  • UML - Use Case
  • Activity and Sequence diagrams

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Vienna VA

Oracle Peoplesoft Business Analyst / QA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the PeopleSoft HCM upgrade from version 9.1 to 9.2 Time and Labor, Base Benefits, Ben Admin, Absence Management and NA Payroll Modules & Web applications.
  • Involved in gathering detailed Requirements from clients and coordinate with team to explain the details of the requirements
  • Collaborate with development and testing teams to plan project timelines
  • Interview and document user requirements.
  • Conduct JADsessions, Daily/monthly Scrum meetings.
  • Conduct and develop needsassessment.
  • Develop scope of work.
  • Develop business and technical specifications.
  • Working with Product Owner to gather and develop user stories for the product
  • Organizing and facilitating Daily stand-ups, Sprint planning, Sprint reviews and demos, and Sprint retrospectives
  • Using Sprint and Release burn-down charts to monitor and manage team progress
  • Resolving road blocks to enable team progress
  • Devising ways of improving Team performance
  • Conducted fit gap sessions identifying new functionality as well as gaps in the current system.
  • Lead the testing effort using various automated tools like PTF and HP Quality center ALM.
  • Identified and resolved multiple payroll issues related to Load Time and Labor, Pay Calculation and Pay Confirm.
  • Configured and set up Time Reporting codes, Work groups, Time and Labor Rules, Work schedules and Time Periods.
  • Configured and successfully set up the PeopleSoft Auto Enrollment functionality.
  • Set up Paygroups, Pay Run ids, Pay calendars, Garnishments, Deductions and Tax tables.
  • Execute testing scripts for Functional Unit Testing, System Testing and Data Conversion validation testing
  • Analyzed and supported the application of PUM images into the PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 environment.

Confidential, NY

Business Analyst/QA

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis/requirements phase of several client projects by conducting focus group sessions, stakeholder interviews or JAD sessions as needed in order to elicit as-is system requirements and to-be (proposed) system requirements.
  • Created Use cases, activity report, logical components to extract business process flows and workflows involved in the project using IBM Rational, UML and flow chart tools such as
  • Microsoft Visio.
  • Documented the requirements in Business Requirements documents, and/or Functional
  • Requirement documents including data and process flows and reviewed it with the client stakeholders and core team and obtained sign off for handover to design and development team.
  • In some projects, was involved in developing information architecture documentation (wireframes, page flows and site maps) for handover to creative and development teams.
  • For several clients, was involved in evaluating packaged solutions (COTS) that fit their business needs, doing extensive fit-gap analysis of products.
  • Served as a liaison for the technical development team during development.
  • Worked with vendor partners and other technology partners to coordinate system configuration and integration specifications as part of the implementation.
  • Formulated test plans and coordinated with QA teams to perform testing.
  • Coordinated the implementation of system software, including conversion/migration of data, worked with application support personnel to resolve system problems, documenting system specifications and changes. iRise tool is used for Requirement Management.
  • Led the UAT process for several clients and actively supported the technical team
  • Functional Analyst for PeopleSoft 9.2 HCM upgrade Campus Solution, Recruitment, Time and Labor, Base Benefits, Ben Admin, Absence Management and NA Payroll Modules including Functional Requirements, Test Scripts, Testing and Troubleshooting.
  • Employee conversion for interface to Daimler Global Employee Database, EWD.
  • Created User Documentation for PeopleSoft HR Functions such as New Hires, Recruitment, and Employee Transfers.
  • Written scripts for data conversion using data mover.
  • Set up Calculation Elements, Eligibility rules, Accumulators, Schedules, Absences, Absence approvals and Delegations in Absence Management.
  • Set up Triggers, Retroactive processing in PeopleSoft Absence Management

Confidential, NY

Business Analyst / QA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as HCM/EBS Functional Consultant for the upgrade of PeopleSoft 9.1 HCM System to 9.2.
  • Involved in gathering detailed Requirements from clients and coordinate with team to explain the details of the requirements
  • Collaborate with development and testing teams to plan project timelines
  • Leading User Story grooming and estimation sessions
  • Conducted JAD sessions with the team and the client.
  • Facilitated Sprint planning, Daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews and demos, and Sprint retrospectives
  • Designed and developed Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, OOAD using UML.
  • Used Sprint and Release burn-down charts to monitor and manage team progress
  • Led software development and User story management in TFS Resolved road blocks to enable team progress
  • Devising ways of improving Team performance
  • Created Layouts and prototypes using iRise
  • Created RTM (Requirement Traceability Matrix) for ensuring that the test cases cover all the requirements of the Business Users.
  • Developed page customization on the Time entry screen, which would restrict Self Service employees from accessing specific Time Reporting Codes.
  • Developed, customized as well debugged a number of Time and Labor Rules some of which included Holiday, Weekly Threshold, and Specific TRCs
  • Conducted fit gap sessions which included identifying new enhancements related to the PeopleSoft Time and Labor and Payroll modules.
  • Debugged production issues related to the GL interface and Payroll not processing accurately as part of Payroll Optimization.
  • Configured Workforce Administration, eCompensation, Variable Compensation, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration, benefits, ePerformance, Skills inventory, MSS/ESS.
  • Resolved issues related to leave accruals for Earned sick and Safe leave act.
  • Modified existing Report Formats and added new Reports using PS/Query to generate reports of the customized application as per the user requirement.
  • Wrote Test Scenarios, Test cases in excel sheet and imported them to ALM Quality Center.
  • Tested thoroughly e-Notifications that managers receive once the employee raised the request. The managers would then complete the transaction through MSS.
  • Supported Security Analysts in creating new Roles and Permission lists, to grant PeopleSoft single sign on access, amount approvals, run various processes to the end users.
  • Provided defect status on daily basis to Leadership and Client during execution

Confidential, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Functional/Business Analyst for PeopleSoft 9.2 HCM Implementation.
  • Guided the scrum team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to get the most business value
  • Worked with Product Owner to groom and maintain product backlog
  • Designed and developed use cases, activity diagrams, and sequence diagrams using
  • UML.
  • Leading planning poker sessions for story estimation
  • Led Scrum ceremonies for teams with members
  • Organized and facilitated daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and demos, sprint retrospectives, and sprint planning
  • Using Sprint and Release burndown charts to monitor and manage team progress
  • Resolved road blocks to enable team progress
  • Conducted Release retrospectives with Stakeholders for improvement of software releases
  • Configured and tested Time and Labor
  • Coordinated with benefit vendors for implementation of demographic feeds.
  • Created functional requirements for benefits vendor feeds.
  • Created test scripts and tested vendor feeds including vendor testing.
  • Configured Employee Self-Service.
  • Involved in coordinate, planning, designing, development, and defect management testing activities, which are required to support the ongoing Production Support in HP Quality Center.
  • Set up Time Period Calendars, Manager Time Calendar view options, Compensatory Time Plans.
  • Defined Exceptions, PeopleSoft Application Engine sections, Validation criteria, Override reason codes.
  • Worked on mapping the Time Reporting Codes to Earning Codes, created Leave Plans, Benefit Plans as well Benefit Programs.
  • Worked on Payroll Tax upd1ate by comparing previous and current pay checks/retro pay process.
  • Involved in the reviewing, writing & execution of Test cases pertaining to Time and Labor, Core HR and Payroll.
  • Tested and wrote scripts for application engine program to load the accounting entries data from legacy System into PeopleSoft.
  • Databases Oracle, MS SQL Server.
  • Software People Tools 8.3/ v8.4x / 8.53/8.54/8.55
  • Involved in testing lot of application engine programs and interface data from PeopleSoft to be used by other subsystems.
  • Wrote and Executed test scripts with PeopleSoft Test Framework (PTF).
  • Modified existing Report Formats and added new Reports using PS/Query to generate reports of the customized application as per the user requirement.
  • Performed Validation on Translated input data before loading into target database.
  • Continuous interaction with the Configuration team to help in the development of Test cases and other

Confidential, PA

Business Analyst /Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identified and analyzed the business needs of stakeholders to help determine solutions to business problems,
  • Served as a liaison between the business areas and developer teams
  • Led group discussions with users to gather; document and analyze requirements
  • Developed use cases to translate business requirements into functional requirements
  • Created business and technical requirements documentation that developers could use to create applications that support the functional, technical and visual requirements
  • Created estimates & work breakdown structure for testing tasks; re-evaluate changes to the estimates & testing skill level during the testing process.
  • Analyzed the existing application, performed fit-gap analysis and defined the scope of the project
  • Involved in gathering the business requirements and configured the system based on the requirements and used iRise tool
  • Logged defects in HP Quality Center, re-tested defects, analyzed defects with Users and Developers
  • Created the following Time and Labor Test Cases: Report, View, Process, Manage, approve time, view Exceptions and Attendance, Enroll Time Reporters and Reports.
  • Provide day-to-day effective oversight of entrance/exit criteria of test phase status and partnership with the project management team to communication throughout requirements, design, development, test and deployment phases of project.
  • Created the following Payroll, Benefit and Administration Test Cases: Earnings, Deductions, Arrears, calculate gross pay, net pay, multi- organizational processing, maintain payroll calendars, hires, pay increases and direct deposit items.
  • Updated status report to manager for critical issues communicated with the developer and business, and wrote test plan for the projects, trained the business on HP Quality Center.
  • Performed Backend Testing to validate different interfaces using SQL Queries.
  • Worked on eBenefits providing employees online access to their benefit programs like savings plans, health, vision and insurance.
  • Review paycheck summary (Earnings, Deductions, Arrears, calculate gross pay, net pay, multi- Organizational).
  • Provided Test Evidence for User Acceptance testing to the business team for SOX Auditing.
  • Developed Test scripts for additional processes in PeopleSoft Base Benefits such as Open Enrollment and Event Maintenance.
  • Wrote Test Scenarios, Test cases in excel sheet and imported them to Test Director/Quality Center.
  • Used Quality Center for Requirement, Planning, Test Scheduling, Test Execution and Defect Tracking.

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