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Peoplesoft Hcm Benefits / Functional Analyst Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 8+ years of experience in PeopleSoft HCM application which includes HR, Benefits, Benefits administration, E - benefits, Time and Labor and Payroll modules.
  • Expertise in both implementation and upgrade of the PeopleSoft HRMS/HCM on HR, Benefits, Benefits Administration.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organization and clearly articulates business needs to internal partners and external vendors.
  • Working on Open Enrollment and related changes in benefits at different clients using People soft Benefits and Benefits Administration system.
  • Dedication, quick learning, strong problem-solving, initiative, highly organized, excellent judgment, analytical skills, positive attitude, timely submission, accuracy, completeness, consistent track record to meet client expectations, well planning and execution.
  • Good knowledge on managing Open enrollment and event maintenance in benefits administration.
  • Experience in testing tax updates, fixes, bundles in versions through 9.1 and PUM’s in 9.2 applications.
  • Good knowledge on ACA (Affordable care Act) is a big plus.
  • Experience in setting up the configurations for Base benefits and Benefits Administration.
  • Strong knowledge on People Tools- Application Designer, Application Engine, People code, component Interface, Security Administrator, Work flow, Component Interface and Reporting tools (SQR and Business Object).
  • Hands on experience in writing the test cases and scripts for different Benefits and Payroll interfaces for conversion and upgrades.
  • Strong knowledge in using PeopleSoft Query.
  • Excellent Communications Skills and a very good team player.
  • Ability to achieve results with efficiency and effectiveness.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

ERP package: PeopleSoft Functional HRMS 8.x, 9.x (HR, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration, E-benefits, Time and Labor, & Payroll)

Software: PeopleSoft HRMS

Technologies: ASP, IIS, MTS, COM

Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX, MVS OS/390

Tools: Application Designer, People Code, Application Engine, Integration Broker, Process Scheduler, Tree Manager, Security Administrator, Workflow, Maintain Security, Data Mover, Query, Crystal Reports

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, Informix, DB2

Environment: PeopleSoft HCM 9.2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

PeopleSoft HCM Benefits / Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Open enrollment project right from requirement gathering till go live on parallel with upgrade project.
  • Analyzed Open enrollment procedures for last few years and prepared a document that needs to be followed during this year Open enrollment.
  • Configured all the configuration tables related to Open enrollment such as OE definitions, Schedule ids, Bas group ids and assigned Bas group ids to the employees by running SQL statements before running the Ben admin to create OE events.
  • Involved in setting up the EOI configuration rules for life plans to meet business requirements.
  • Understood the current issues with the system and the business processes, identified areas of improvements and provided recommendations and best practice evaluations.
  • Implemented DOMA benefits to cover employees of same sex spouse as part of 2016 enrollment
  • Gathered the requirements for the new interfaces written for the new vendors and written the functional specification document based on the vendor’s requirement.
  • Worked with business in gathering requirements for new plan setups and configured the new plan types and updated the benefit programs with the new plan types defined.
  • As part of Affordable Care Act implementation enabled ACA event handler, worked with ACA component interface to update records in ACA component by coordinating with developers, updated ACA eligibility field for job codes, and developed a process to calculate average hours of the employees and also worked with ACA eligibility criteria for benefit programs.
  • Involved in setting up different flat rates and salary-based rates for different plans for the payroll to calculate the deductions.
  • Implemented text changes that need to be displayed in the self-service based on different events and benefit programs.
  • Scheduled and maintained Open enrollment in production environment and fixed any issues that have risen during the Open enrollment.
  • Prepared queries based on the requirements for Open enrollment.
  • Create test plans for System and Integration testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing.
  • Create and execute various test scripts as per test plans and execute them in different environments for Workforce Administration, Base Benefits, Benefit Administration, and Pay roll for North America.
  • Performed OE functional and user acceptance testing for client and fixed the issues and documented the same.
  • Co-ordinated in testing the interfaces with other testing team.
  • Scheduled OE events in testing environments and fixed the issues related to event preparation and also tested if the customizations for OE got carried forward from 8.8 properly.
  • Used Component interface to load new event rules and rates that have changed effective first of following year.
  • Worked with offshore and on-site development team get the development work done as per the scheduled time lines.
  • Experience in ALM to write test cases and track defects.
  • Analyse PUM17 and develop test cases pertaining to HR and benefits modules and tested them through to move to production.
  • Tested changes specific to ACA for successful generation of 1094 and 1095 forms for year of 2017.
  • Applied PeopleSoft updates into upgraded environments HCM 9.2 DEMO, DEV and Test environments using PeopleSoft Update Manager PUM.

Confidential, HOUSTON, TX

PeopleSoft HCM Benefits / Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered client’s requirements from users and administrators about Benefit Programs, Plan Types, Benefit Plans, Rules and Rates and incorporated them into the system.
  • Involved in Testing Life-Cycle from analyzing Business Requirements to developing Test Plans, Test Case, execution of Test Scripts and deployment of PeopleSoft 9.0 HR, Benefits, Benefits administration and pay roll modules.
  • Created simple to complex test plans & scripts, quality assurance plans & procedures, requirement & specification documents when not provided, requirements matrices, reports.
  • Designed a SQR program to populate the eligibility configuration fields with different values based on the service and average hours worked that was set to run every week.
  • Involved in Setting up some Health, life and leave plans for the organization.
  • Involved in setting up the Life event rules such as FSC, MAR, OVG and BIR and incorporated those events with the self-service module for the employees to make the enrollments during the year.
  • Customized the benefits self-service panels according to the client’s requirement to show different custom text for different event classes.
  • Designed a complete new custom SQR process to create passive events based on the parameters passed to the process.
  • Involved in setting up different flat rates and salary-based rates for different plans for the deductions to happen.
  • Setup and validated the various Eligibility Rules and Event Rules and worked on the Eligibility Configuration fields.
  • Setup different Schedule ID’s and ran the Open Enrollment and Event Maintenance process based on Location.
  • Worked with the payroll team on setting up the Pay Calendar Tables, Deduction tables and Pay Group Tables.
  • Gathered the requirements new reports related to base benefits and benefits administration related to enrollments for different plan types by vendors.
  • Responsible for project Go-live and post-production support handoff.
  • Identify and document current-state and future-state business processes.
  • Prepared and presented business cases addressing various gap issues for project management approval.

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Benefits Administration Functional Analyst

Environment: PeopleSoft HCM Upgrade 9.1

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the Fit gap analysis for Recruiting, HR, Benefits and benefits administration modules and documented the gaps in the system
  • Managed and lead the project team for HR, Benefits and Benefits administration to deliver the product on timely basis.
  • Analyzed and documented the customizations from 8.9 and retrofitted the same to 9.1
  • Wrote the functional specs for all the upgrade changes related to the benefits and benefits administration module as the part of the upgrade 9.1.
  • Involved new requirements gathering for benefits interfaces and wrote functional design documents for the same during the Open enrollment.
  • Involved in testing 9.1 applications for Recruiting, Benefits and Benefits administration modules for the upgrade project.
  • Responsible for identifying the test conditions, writing the test scripts based on the system requirements and executing them as part of the Functional testing.
  • Facilitated meetings with business partners to go over the test cases to get the approvals for testing.
  • Worked as a liaison between business users and developers to get the required customizations in place.
  • Involved in system Integration, Parallel and User acceptance testing for all the above-mentioned modules.
  • Involved in Open enrollment project right from requirement gathering till go live on parallel with upgrade project.
  • Trained the end uses on the application go live.
  • Identified process improvements and documented the same for the client to implement in future.
  • Implemented Life events for the first time and made them available through self-service.
  • Setup event rules related to COBRA and ran the cobra administration process to create letters to employees.
  • Tested different job and Life scenarios for COBRA admin process.
  • Implemented new feature called coverage code control in benefits administration.
  • Ran snapshot process to validate the conversions from 8.9 to 9.1
  • Involved in the cut over tasks and validations during the go live time for Recruiting, Benefits and Ben admin modules.

Confidential, Sanjose, ca

PeopleSoft HCM Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed assessment of functional considerations and setup tasks to implement Payroll for NA, core HR, Base Benefits, e-Benefits and e-pay modules.
  • Conducted Fit/Gap sessions to understand the existing system and gaps with implementing PeopleSoft modules.
  • Gathered requirements from Payroll team about Pay groups, Pay calendars, Earnings, Deductions, Tax locations etc. and created Functional specification documents.
  • Gathered requirements from users and administrators about Benefit Programs, Plan Types, Benefit Plans, Rates and Rules and incorporated them into the system.
  • Worked on setting up the Balance ID Tables, Pay Calendar Tables, Pay group Tables, Earnings, Deductions, and Taxes etc.
  • Setup and validated the various Eligibility Rules and Event Rules and worked on the Eligibility Configuration fields.
  • Worked on Customizing the Benefits Summary pages, Enrollment forms and Confirmation statements.
  • Worked on Garnishment setup and processing.
  • Conducted workshops for the users to explain them the new functionalities of HCM 8.9 and what changes and new business processes PeopleSoft included in HR, Benefits, and Payroll.
  • Configured HR Security for all HR/Benefits/Payroll Roles/User Profiles.
  • Carried out functional testing of all delivered and custom functionalities.
  • Assisted the clients in the process redesign where feasible to avoid customization.
  • Configured the Employee Self Service for the personal data update, marital status update, name changes and address changes.
  • Worked on testing Tax updates and Patches.
  • Created test cases documentation for HR, Benefits and Payroll modules.
  • Created different Roles and Permission lists for the different user population during the course of the implementation.

Environment: PeopleSoft HCM v8.9 (Core HR, Payroll for NA, Base Benefits), Oracle10g

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