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Infrastructure And Software Release Manager Resume

Austin, TexaS

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Oracle/PeopleSoft Systems Administrator and Upgrade Specialist with extensive experience in consulting clients with technical management of application upgrades and implementation, application design development, applications support and delivery management, infrastructure hardware and software selection and implementation, and technical process improvements.
  • Leadership experience includes overall management of various local and global staff resources to deliver cutting - edge PeopleSoft solutions.
  • PeopleSoft Upgrade Specialist for several Financial/SCM and HCM application suites that included Windows and Linux OS upgrades, and Database re-platforming (MSSQL to Oracle, DB2 to Oracle)
  • Led software upgrade of PeopleSoft Financial systems for multiple energy companies simultaneously that led to reduced resourcing costs
  • PeopleSoft Technical Lead for PeopleSoft AP and Expense installation that included custom Mobile Workflow Approval
  • Expertise in installation, configuration, optimization and management of the PeopleSoft Internet Architecture, Database, Process Scheduler Server, App Server, Web Server, PeopleSoft Update Manager, Change Assistant, Secure Enterprise Search, PeopleSoft Testing Framework, Oracle and MSSQL databases installation, configuration, performance tuning, troubleshooting, backup and recovery
  • Extensive experience presenting to management at all levels of various companies, including C-level executives

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

PeopleSoft Applications: Financials (7.x through 9.2), HRMS (7.x through 9.2), ELM (9.0), Portal/Interaction Hub (9.2), PeopleSoft Financials/SCM (General Ledger, Receivables, Billing, Asset Management, Travel & Expense, Purchasing, eProcurement, Payables, Inventory, and Order Management), PeopleSoft Financial Gateway, PeopleSoft Human Resources (Time & Labor, Core HR with Position Management, Payroll Interface, Base Benefits), PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management, PeopleSoft Portal/Interaction Hub

PeopleSoft Technical: PUM Technology, Change Assistant, Enterprise Management Framework, PeopleCode, Application Engine, SQR, PeopleTools (7.x through 8.54), System Administration and Database Administration, WebLogic, Tuxedo, Integration Broker, Data Mover, Security Administration, Oracle SES for PeopleSoft, Performance Monitor, PeopleSoft Test Framework, PS/Query, Crystal Reports, nVision Reports

Database: Oracle 8.x/9.x/10g/11g (UNIX/LINUX, Windows), DB2 UDB (UNIX, Windows), MS-SQL Server

Languages: SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, COBOL, HTML/DHTML, CSS, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris Linux/Unix Scripting, DOS/Unix Scripting (Korn/Bourne), Perl Scripting, FTP/SFTP, SSH, Confidential

Applications: PHIRE, Quest STAT, MS Visual SourceSafe, SQL Developer, Toad for Oracle, ServiceNow, Clarity Project Tracking, SiteMinder SSO, Remote Desktop (VDI, Citrix) IBM MQ-Series, MS Office/SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Austin, Texas

Infrastructure and Software Release Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting Software Release and Infrastructure Change Control management, applying Confidential best-practices to manage software and infrastructure system changes made to critical systems
  • Managing the execution and improvement of service management processes, including Release packages, Incident tracking and Configuration Management; Providing progress reports and assisting the deployment of Confidential initiative to implement Confidential
  • Maintaining critical involvement from a communications and documentation standpoint in system downtime, infrastructure modifications, system patches and upgrades.
  • Developing and authoring Change Management governance, policy, and procedures
  • Improving change and release management services through process improvements, tool configuration, and training
  • Responsible for PeopleSoft Security planning, design and configuration including User Profiles & Preferences, Static & Dynamic Roles, Functional and Primary Permission Lists, Query Trees, Process Profiles and Object Definition Security
  • Providing Steering Committee input to create Applications Lifecycle Management governance and policy for Microsoft Team Foundation Server initiative

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Senior Peoplesoft Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Lead and Upgrade Specialist executing PeopleSoft 8 to PeopleSoft 9.2 Financials/SCM and PeopleTools 8.4x to 8.54 upgrade on Oracle DB; Windows, Solaris and RHEL OS
  • Implemented simultaneous upgrade strategy reducing upgrade cutover timings and efforts within restricted go-live window which lead to reduced project costs
  • Installed and Administered PeopleSoft application software and PIA architecture: Web Server, application server, and process scheduler instances for all PeopleSoft regions (Production, Testing, Development)
  • Performed application upgrades and selective adoption using the PeopleSoft Update Manager and the Oracle Virtual Server Image Maintenance Strategy
  • Retrofitted multiple custom SQRs, custom PeopleCode and Application Engine programs as part of upgrade efforts
  • Developed custom integration using Integration Broker to synchronize ChartField configuration changes between all non-production environments
  • Project Lead to design and implement new PeopleSoft Mobile Expenses, integrating with PeopleSoft AP and Maximo Supply Chain
  • Project Lead for strategy and implementation of long-term, efficient processes for PeopleSoft release management. This included evaluating and procuring versioning and migration software, Phire Architect
  • Technical lead to manage implementation of CA-SiteMinder monitoring PeopleSoft infrastructure security in cooperation with DBA’s and Application Security administrators
  • Facilitated PeopleSoft Upgrade knowledge-transfer sessions and training

Confidential, Carmel, Indiana

Senior Peoplesoft Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation Lead for PeopleSoft 8 release to 9.2 HCM and Fin/SCM Upgrades, including server configuration, hardware sizing, performance testing, retrofitting/customization development, LDAP authentication with MS-Active Directory; Platforms include Linux/Unix, Windows Servers, Oracle and MS-SQL Database
  • Configured and implemented upgrade strategy including creation of upgrade environments, execution and review of Compare Reports, execution of several Test-Move(s)-to-Production and Production go-live coordination
  • Performed PeopleSoft DBA and system administration activities such as “copy of production” tasks required by upgrade, data import/export using database vendor utilities and Data Mover, configuring multiple application, batch, and web server domains for development, test, and production regions
  • Implemented “best practice” solutions for optimizing number of application and web server domains, including configuring application server load-balancing and fine-tuning web server parameters
  • Led technical project to successful upgrade of both HRMS and Fin/SCM applications concurrently, realizing cost-savings from not having to upgrade applications separately
  • Implemented Integration Broker components to interface between client’s upgraded HRMS and Financials/SCM environment, and other non-PeopleSoft data sources
  • Designed and developed several database SQL enhancements to improve performance for query and online processing/searches
  • Planned and coordinated new server hardware installation, concurrently with Oracle and MS-SQL Server upgrade

Confidential, Plano, Texas

Consultant Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Technical Consultant on PeopleSoft 9.0 ELM Global Implementation Project
  • Led a team of off-shore resources, managing a 24-hour development strategy to accelerate the implementation and upgrade process
  • Lead Technical Consultant managing resources both on-shore and off-shore, converting and implementing of PeopleSoft Financials 9 AR, AP, and GL, with Purchasing in select, international regions. Mandate to keep business processes and configurations of the PeopleSoft modules consistent across different countries
  • International PeopleSoft Financials implementation project for a client with sites in Mexico and several countries in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Lead Technical Consultant on global PeopleSoft HRMS consolidation project for a client with nine sites in India, France, Germany, Canada and the UK
  • Recommended utilization of the client’s in-place hardware investment in the US PeopleSoft technical infrastructure that was already in production, achieving significant hardware cost-savings
  • Coordinated and led Unix Script conversion and migration from Mainframe to UNIX platform
  • Responsible for the design and development of a PeopleSoft interface for a highly exhaustive paper-document process; providing significant savings in creating a paper-less process
  • Responsible for creating a remote-connectivity environment to allow access to client’s PeopleSoft systems, providing considerable travel cost savings
  • Designed and developed online and batch processing for various banking and manufacturing applications using Confidential, Assembler Language, COBOL, and other mainframe utilities
  • Re-engineered substandard systems, both online and batch, to improve performance and process efficiency
  • Led an initiative to capture client data through the sales and delivery client solutions, and create efficient and repeatable process for sharing intellectual capital

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