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Peoplesoft Sme/management Consultant Resume

Alexandria, VA

OBJECTIVE:

Looking for opportunities as a Sr. PeopleSoft Techno/Functional SME or Management Consultant for ERP Projects

SUMMARY:

  • PMP certified IT and Management Consultant having over 14 years of Business Process, Technology, Functional and Project Management expertise in leading or serving as a team member in large scale multi - million dollar PeopleSoft (PS) driven ERP solutions in implementing, upgrading, modernizing advanced technology projects with deep domain knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials (AP, TR, GL, AR, BI, AM, PO, KK) and working experience in HCM/HRMS modules
  • Served as PeopleSoft techno-functional SME and developer using various tools like PeopleSoft Application Designer, PeopleCode, Oracle 11g, and MS Office tools and other required change management and SDLC tools.
  • Led the decision log meetings with the client for prototype presentations and yes-no decisions on planning new tasks or changes
  • Led the team members along with the client stakeholders, in identifying and finalizing the project deliverables such as: business requirements, business models, business process reengineering
  • Developed Application Engine processes, Component Interfaces, Pages, Views, Records and other PeopleSoft objects in various PeopleSoft implementation, upgrade and enhancement/modernization projects.
  • Developed several Application Engine (AE), SQR interfaces and processes. Developing technical and functional designs, objects, tests plans using Application designer tools and PeopleCode. Creating and modifying several reports using SQR, PS Query, PS nVision and AE programs to meet the company's reporting needs.
  • Prepared plans and procedures for testing phases and change management also in providing user training and UAT assistance.
  • Worked with Organizational Change Management (OCM) team to make OCM needs assessment (training, communication and stake holder analysis) and plan for transition and training needs.
  • Mentored junior team members to enhance their skill set and work towards building collaborative teams.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP: Expert Techno-Functional knowledge of PeopleSoft 9.0,9.1 and 9.2 Financials, HCM/HRMS and Student Admin/Campus Solutions

Database: Oracle 11g, SQL Server, Access

Reporting: SQR, nVision, Crystal Reports, PS Query

Change Management: RTC (Rational Team Concert), PHIRE

Issue Tracking: HEAT, CRM tool, Version One and MS Excel spread sheets.

Process/Job scheduling: Autosys and PeopleSoft Process Scheduler.

Other: MS Office, MS Project and Mercury for project management, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Citrix and VISIO for remote accessing, Outlook, Lotus Notes and SameTime, GoTo Meeting for emails and web conferences

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

PeopleSoft SME/Management Consultant, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a PeopleSoft Techno-Functional SME and management Consultant lending subject matter expertise and program/project management skills to project executives, on federal contracting opportunities.
  • Served as a hand-on PeopleSoft techno-functional SME in developing project deliverables using various tools like PeopleTools, Oracle 11g, MS Office tools and other required SDLC tools.
  • Worked with the client senior management team in proposal writing, business development, capture strategy and customer stakeholder management tasks

Confidential

PeopleSoft Consultant, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • As a PeopleSoft SME and program management team member, served in the PeopleSoft EHCM v9.2 implementation product suite, a $38 M awarded federal contract. The client is in a PS HCM v8.9 environment, which is highly customized and since the mandatory changes are very expensive to develop, a fresh re-implementation is being done to leverage on the existing delivered v9.2 functionalities.
  • Was involved in working with the client project management team in providing strategic planning direction, implementation, operational and application development support.
  • Led the requirements gathering sessions for the development of Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) documents to accurately design technical roadmaps activities.
  • Single handedly developed the Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) stage gate documents that was a crucial deciding factor for the project to successfully move into the next SDLC stage.
  • Worked with PeopleSoft Technical, Functional, Data Warehousing and Information Security teams to produce project deliverables.
  • Worked with the testing lead in developing and peer reviewing the testing plan document. Worked with the client Sr. leadership in enhancing project artifacts like risk analysis, schedule planning, project planning, cost analysis, hardware & software analysis.
  • Led the team members along with the client stakeholders, in identifying and finalizing the project deliverables such as: business requirements, business models, business process reengineering
  • Worked with individual sub-contractor teams and client stakeholders, within the program, in streamlining project deliverables for a seamless phase transition in the project life cycle.

Confidential

PeopleSoft HCM Consultant, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • As a PeopleSoft SME and manager, led the setting up of PMO team on the Confidential project - PeopleSoft HRMS 9.1 product suite, targeting in providing strategic planning, implementation, operational support, and continuous improvement of HR Smart system.
  • Led the team in preparing a quality management plan and implement quality control processes and standards to measure and monitor program performance across the portfolio. This involved recommending quality standards, success factors, acceptance criteria, exit criteria and implementation strategy.
  • Mentored Team Leads in leading their teams, providing support in meetings with the client POCs and managing their juniors.
  • Worked with Organizational Change Management (OCM) team to make OCM needs assessment (training, communication and stake holder analysis) and plan for transition and training needs.

Confidential

PeopleSoft HCM Consultant, Herndon, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Served as a Sr. PeopleSoft Project Lead SME in various key roles of Technical/Functional and Management in PeopleSoft 9.1, 9.2. Campus Solutions, and Financials modules
  • Led a team of PeopleSoft techno/functional developers and worked closely with multi-disciplinary teams of over 50 members to support several complex releases and support the day to day operations and maintenance of the GoArmyEd (GAE) project - a very large multi-million-dollar project that supports the continuing education of Active Army soldiers, Army Civilians, Army National Guard, Army Reserves, Cadets and G3 personnel and the financial processing of their tuition assistance.
  • Led meetings with the client on Business Requirements gathering for new projects and modernization initiatives, for planned releases.
  • Led the decision log meetings with the client for prototype presentations and yes-no decisions on planning new tasks or changes.
  • As a PeopleSoft lead/Techno-Functional developer, was extensively involved in developing PeopleSoft objects using PeopleTools- Application Designer and PeopleCode. Developed Application Engine processes, Component Interfaces, Pages, Views, Records and other PeopleSoft objects, to add new functionality or enhance the existing to accommodate new changes.
  • Modified SQRs to performance tune them or include new enhancements based on business needs.
  • Was involved in the successful launch of the online career counselling portal - VIA and its interface with the PeopleSoft financials system, to process the students into the existing system for enrollments and integrating the financial handling of their tuitions and payments through the system.
  • Developed Technical and Functional specification documents, design prototypes and gave client presentations.
  • Led war room meetings with team members for strategic planning, detailed risk analysis, budget evaluation, and mitigation planning for defect resolution to help the client efficiently deliver the planned releases and maintain smooth functioning of the day to day operations and maintenance of their existing system. This involved working closely with multiple cross-functional teams (QA, Functional, Requirements, Operations, PMO, Change Management, Data Warehousing, Portal and Architecture).
  • Exhibited deep knowledge and expertise in the subject matter giving both qualitative and quantitative inputs to the client by analyzing, identifying and recommending changes to the existing system to move front end user access from Portal to PeopleSoft in order to have ease of user accessibility, maintenance and streamlining of business processes. The idea was liked and accepted by the customer and resulted in gaining more business to the client and hence generating multi-million dollars increase in revenue.
  • Provided client higher management team innovative ideas and solutions for strategic planning, business development, designing customer presentations, identifying emerging trends, identifying risks and analyzing further growth opportunities and business development prospects as a key Strategic/Thought leader.
  • Demonstrated high level of commitment to client success while responding to changes in client expectations using client feedback and applying needful solutions accordingly thereby successfully managing multiple projects and initiatives in parallel along with timely issue resolution during QA and user acceptance testing and achieving all milestones with 100% efficiency and client satisfaction.

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials versions 9.1, 9.2 PeopleTools 8.54 MS Office 2013 (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) Confidential Lotus Notes SameTime, SQL TOAD for Oracle11.2, SharePoint2010, SQR, PS Query, MS Project, Change and Configuration Management tool (Rational Team Concert) 5.0, GoArmyEd Portal running on IE 11.

Confidential

PeopleSoft SME, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Provided techno/functional expertise as a PeopleSoft SME on the existing PeopleSoft v9.1 Financial (AP, GL, PC) and spearheading the upgrade of HRMS from version 8.4 to 9.1
  • Performed planning, design analysis, WBS, LOE and developed plans for the associated tasks involving meeting with the Stakeholders, gathering Business Requirements, developing functional and technical design documents.
  • Performed risk management analysis, tracked risks and issues. Provided insightful mitigation plans. Worked with the QA and Change Management (CM) teams, for developing, preparing plans, procedures, testing and implementing them.
  • Worked as a hands-on technical SME in the development of PeopleSoft objects using Application Designer tools and PeopleCode. Developed Application Engine programs for conversion, retrofitted Integration Broker messages, prepared test plans and test cases.

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials versions 9.1 and 8.4, PeopleTools 8.53 and 8.49, MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.) Confidential Lotus Notes SameTime, Citrix, SQL TOAD for Oracle 11, SharePoint, nVision, SQR, PS Query, Oracle 11g, MS Project

Confidential

PeopleSoft HCM Consultant, Reston, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Served as PeopleSoft Financial Lead/ SME for the existing PeopleSoft Financials (AP, GL, TR) system to support the split of Confidential Company into two companies Sallie Mai and Navient.
  • As a Techno-Functional lead developer, led the planning, analysis and functional design of bolt-on tasks, created WBS and LOE's on the tasks, planned tasks execution and worked with team members for timely completion and delivery.
  • Developed Accounts Payables ACH pay files for Banks (BOA and Wells Fargo). Developed Process Definitions and performed Portal Registry Structures for the Processes and Retrofitting several SQR, Query, Crystal and nVision reports as per business needs to accommodate changes in BU's, View’s, URL's, File Layout’s and Menu’s.
  • Worked with Cross-Functional teams, Business Managers, Directors and Users for Requirements gathering, developing Functional and Technical specs, and writing test cases and test plans for QA and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Retrofitted and developed new PeopleSoft interfaces and Application Engine and SQRs with extensive use of PeopleCode and SQL constructs. Developed other Application Designer objects like records, views, file layouts, components, menus, Queries, data mover.
  • Exhibited in-depth expertise in analyzing, planning and developing plans working with the infrastructure team to identify and fix the setup related issues related to Integration Broker for AP Voucher upload for smooth processing
  • Resolved, tracked and managed several defects issues identified while testing the existing system (AP, GL,TR) & the configured system
  • Supported release planning and execution, defect resolution and management reporting. Worked with Change Management, QA teams to decide policies, procedures, testing schedules and plans

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials version 9.1, PT 8.51, MS office tools 2010 (Excel, Outlook, Lync, PowerPoint etc.) SQL Query Analyzer, SQL 8.00.194, SP, nVision, SQR, PS Query, Oracle 10g, Workday, MS Project, Excel.

Confidential

PeopleSoft Lead (Principal Consultant), Boca Raton, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Served as PeopleSoft Techno-Functional SME to support Re-Implementation/Upgrade of the PeopleSoft Financials - AP, AR, BI and GL, AM , Procurement and Purchasing modules at Confidential
  • Spearheaded the Upgrade of GL, AP, AM, AR, BI, TR modules from 8.4 to 9.1
  • Single handedly worked on the analysis, design and development of a highly visible Bolt-O n customization for processing of EQV (ESG Quick vouchers) based on the AP system quick voucher functionality. This heavily customized bolt-on processed QV’s with several validation checks and custom business processing rules. Custom notifications were also generated and sent for approval before posting.
  • Set up new bank and new bank accounts for the AP and TR modules
  • Performed business analysis and provided hands on techno/functional expertise in developing new PS objects, processes, retrofitting Custom SQR’s and Crystal reports with new CF’s as per business needs.
  • Led war room meetings with Cross-Functional Teams to understand business process, gather requirements and develop detailed Functional and Technical specs for all new customizations/enhancements.
  • Developed project plan, work breakdown structure for tasks, give level of effort (LOE) estimates for task duration and budgeting needs
  • Worked in collaboration with cross-functional, Change Management and Quality Assurance teams for project planning, and smooth operations and timely delivery of deliverables.
  • Prepared plans and procedures for testing phases and change management also in providing user training and UAT assistance.
  • Worked as a Techno-Functional Lead for modernization and enhancements of their existing PS Financials modules ( AP, PO, TR, GL )
  • Spearheaded the implementation of a Bolt-On customization from start to finish to support Credit Card Pay Cycle payments process by serving as PeopleSoft Functional and Technical SME responsible for Project Planning , Design , Development and Delivery .
  • Set up a new bank system and accounts for JPMC in the PS financials ( AP/TR ) system, designed and developed new interfaces for pay files. Custom developed a new AE for credit card payment processing leveraging the delivered payment processing mechanism. Created new pay-cycles and process scheduler for process run. Developed a new Bank Reconciliation system for pay disbursements.
  • Designed and developed payments file interfaces to send files to the third party JPMC bank. Led meetings with stakeholders to understand the business need, design and develop an outbound payments file and inbound bank statement file. Developed custom AE process that outputs this file along with development of several PeopleSoft objects like File Layout, Pages, Records, Components, and Menu Items using PS App Designer.
  • Led several meetings with Business Managers, Directors and users for business requirements gathering and developed detailed and enumerated functional requirements and technical specifications documents for the project.
  • Developed Flow Charts, Process diagrams and Project Use case diagrams using Power Designer tool to meet the client’s SLDC standards and provide expertise in designing the Integration Architecture between PeopleSoft and various subsystems for a seamless workflow of deliverables, performing f unctional Setup for AP module, performing m igration and Change Management.
  • Provided technical and functional expertise in creating new setups for SFTP file transmission from Confidential PS system to Confidential third party server for pgp encryption. Also created new setup for picking up file from JPMC and transmitting it into Confidential PS server folder location on a regular and timely basis.
  • Provided thought strategies and ideas in planning and development of UAT test cases, working with QA and UAT teams for system end-to-end testing, developing c hange management plans and procedures

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials 9.1 and 9.2, PeopleTools 8.52 and 8.53, MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Visio 2003, PowerPoint 2007 etc.) SQL Query Analyzer Version SQL 8.00.194, PL/SQL, SharePoint, Oracle 10g.Power Builder, Power Designer16, Microsoft Project

PeopleSoft Financials Lead/Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Techno-Functional expertise in the capacity of a lead in the i mplementation of PeopleSoft Financials 9.1 product suite for AP, GL, KK, AM, AR, BI, TR, PC , Contracts and Grants modules.
  • Led a globally located team of developers and help desk support team for the standard post implementation production support, continuing enhancements and new reporting needs for a globally located user base in Asia, Europe, Middle East and USA by extensively interacting with globally located cross-functional teams.
  • Led several meetings with business teams for Business Process Analysis and Requirements Gathering and Preparing expert level technical and functional design documents, prototypes and technical guidance in the capacity of a Techno-Functional lead.
  • Exhibited deep expertise in the planning, risk analysis and implementation of applying Upgrade to PeopleSoft 9.2 product suit by extensively using MS project to develop project planning and tracking schedule, maintaining and tracking issues, identifying risks and making mitigation plan recommendations. Followed waterfall, agile (scrum) methodologies of project management as needed.
  • Worked as a GL and AP lead in setting up interfaces for TR/ Cash Management files (issuance, payments) and EFT’s with external banks. Conducted business requirements sessions, developed technical and functional documents, created interfaces and set up new banks in the PeopleSoft AP/ TR systems. Also set up new pay-cycles for the processing of the payment files.
  • Was involved in in the Functional Setup and Configuration of PSFI systems
  • Involved in setting up a bank recon system to reconcile the issuance files sent to the bank and the pay files that the bank made payments.
  • Managed Operations and Maintenance and Resolution of several day-to-day production support issues/change requests (CR) and also extended development support to the team as needed using Application Designer tools to develop several records/views, page, panels, processes and other custom objects using PeopleCode, for new enhancements and customizations. Developed Several SQR, Application Engine Process Interfaces for File Input or Output or for reporting purposes. Writing complex SQL Queries (multi-level SQL's with inner and outer joins) for data retrieval, reconciliation, data manipulation requirement s for financial reporting
  • Extensively worked with Change Management and Quality Assurance teams for planning change management and testing plans. This involved providing strategic planning for testing phases before go-live for both group level user training as well as one-on-one , provided functional direction to the team in developing UPK 's for UAT.

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials 9.1, PeopleTools 8.51.08 and 8.53, nVision, MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Visio 2003, PowerPoint 2007 etc.), BI Publisher, SQL Query Analyzer Version SQL 8.00.194, SharePoint, Oracle 9i. Version One (defect/Issue tracking tool), HEAT (configuration management tool for Incident and enquiry tracking), Autosys’s (process/job scheduling tool). PHIRE Change Management Tool, Used Citrix for remote accessing.

PeopleSoft Project Manager

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Spearheaded the merging of PeopleSoft Financial (FI) ( GL, AP, AR, BI, AM, PO, TR) systems to integrate with the other PeopleSoft FI modules and third-party systems in the merger of GHI and HIP to successfully release the Emblem Health product suite. This involved exhibiting excellent leadership, planning, strategic thinking, and risk and budget management in s upporting Business Process Enhancements for several modules.
  • Worked in a mixed matrix organization structure (Functional and EPMO) on projects for the Treasury department.
  • Spearheaded several projects as a Techno-Functional PeopleSoft Project Manager on engagements as noted below involving exhibiting deep knowledge and expertise in identifying stakeholders, Project Initiation and kickoff, Developing Project Charter, Organizational Chart, Project Plan, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Level of Effort (LOE), Communication Plan, Project Presentations and Status Reports, Resources Time Management, Issues log maintenance, Functional and Technical Analysis, Fit-Gap Analysis, Data Mapping and Infrastructure Requirement Analysis and Resources Procurement.
  • Directly worked under the Treasury director and heavily involved in setting up new bank accounts, interfaces and business process flows to switch business from GHI’s existing banks to the new product suite Emblem Health’s new bank- Bank of NY Mellon.
  • Developed Business Requirement Document (BRD) by conducting functional meetings and requirements gathering with internal stakeholders as well as the bank team.
  • Designed and led the setup of new Positive Pay Controlled disbursement process flow for the claims payments and a financial gateway system to send issuance files to the bank and receive pay files from them for reconciliation purposes.
  • Designed and led the development of interfaces for 4 issuance files to the bank BONY Mellon
  • Set up a new Bank reconciliation system for the GHI bank processing
  • Established a new VPNL tunnel setup for the secure transfer of financial issuance files to BONY Mellon and a reverse acknowledgement file completing the handshake.
  • Spearheaded the Implementation of PS EPM (budgeting) 8.9. Created RFP, selected vendors, negotiated contracts, procured software and hardware, hired resources
  • Provided innovative solutions with in-depth functional and technical insights through white-boarding process flow charts, leading war -room meetings with technical and functional teams, discussing issues and mitigation plans with senior level management for approval
  • Led the team to Upgrade PS Financials product suite from 8.8 to 9.0 from inception to culmination.
  • Developed and managed project plan. Managed over 25 cross-functional on-site and remote working team members reporting to me directly for the projects.
  • Provided qualitative and quantitative inputs for Change Management and Quality Assurance testing plans and procedures.
  • Led user training efforts and provided inputs in developing transition guidelines and provided post go-live support for the success of full life cycle of ERP implementation.

Environment : PeopleSoft Financials 9.0 and 8.8, PeopleTools 8.45/8.47, n/Vision, PS EPM 8.9, MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Visio 2003, PowerPoint 2003 etc.), SQL Query Analyzer Version SQL 8.00.194, BI Publisher, SharePoint , Oracle 9i, Microsoft Project 2000 , Mercury PPM tool

Confidential

PeopleSoft Production Support Techno/Functional (T/F) Manager/Lead, New York City, NY

Responsibilities:

  • PeopleSoft Production Support Techno/Functional (T/F) Manager/Lead
  • Lead a globally located large team of cross-functional technology experts in the capacity of a lead in analyzing, monitoring and resolving production support issues, new enhancements and modifications in the existing AR, Billing and Consolidation Ledger , AP system.
  • Developed several Application Engine (AE), SQR interfaces and processes. Developing technical and functional designs, objects, tests plans using Application designer tools and PeopleCode. Creating and modifying several reports using SQR, PS Query, PS nVision and AE programs to meet the company's reporting needs.
  • Involved in writing conversion programs , designing layouts and preparing tech docs for conversion of GL from legacy to PS system.
  • Resolved and managed day to day production support issues and created work breakdown structures of tasks to be assigned to offshore team members to maintain both North Americas and Asia business financials systems management.
  • Spearheaded the team as a Lead and Primary Liaison between the practice company team and client stakeholders/ senior management for Business Analysis, Design and Development of business applications and day to day Production Support, Management and Maintenance of their PS FI systems.
  • Led weekly team meetings for a team of 15 plus globally located technical, functional and BA’s in the capacity of a T/F manager.
  • Led status update meetings with client Sr. Mgmt.- VP’s, Sr. VP’s and MD’s involving white-boarding technical and functional solutions flow charts, presenting design prototypes for new initiatives. Identifying risk factors and providing issue handling mitigation plans.

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials 9.0/8.43, PeopleTools 8.45/8.47, PeopleCode, BI Publisher, PS/Query, MS SQL Server, PS n/Vision, MS Office (Excel, Outlook etc.), SQL Query Analyzer Version SQL 8.00.194, PL/SQL, SQL tool Toad, Autosys tool, SharePoint, Oracle 9i, Merant Version Control Manager

Sr. PeopleSoft Consultant

Confidential, New York City, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as an expert level techno/functional SME in the enhancement project of the existing financials system involving system analysis, design and development of Customizations in TR, AR, AP, GL modules.
  • Wrote detailed Functional and Technical Specs and designed and developed test cases.
  • Developed custom EFT layouts for banks such as BOA, JPMCH, BANKO to have funds transfer between them.
  • Developed Application Engine (AE ) interface processes , complex SQL Queries, modified SQR reports and several Crystal reports in the TR module and extensively used PeopleCode and Application Designer tools to develop PeopleSoft objects as per the client business requirements.

Environment: PeopleSoft Financials8.43, PeopleTools 8.45, PeopleCode, PS/Query, PL/SQL, MS SQL Server, Crystal Reports 9, SQL Query Analyzer Version SQL 8.00.194

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