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Peoplesoft Administrator Resume Profile

SUMMARY:

PeopleSoft Upgrade Specialist, Technical Lead, PeopleSoft Administrator and Project Manager. He has been trained in the use of PeopleTools, Server Administration, Application Messaging, Business Interlink, Component and Portal processing. Additionally, he has trained in the use of Data Management, Database Upgrade using the Change Assistant, Application Engine, Security and specialized training t handle version 9 through 11x upgrades for Oracle/UNIX and SQL Server environments. This technical experience includes the application of hundreds of updates and fixes, tax updates for various years as well as installation and administration for various platforms and server environments. He has had previous experience as an Oracle and SQL Server DBA. With over 15 years of System and Business experience, Mr. Corcoran has had exposure t both technical and business issues, leaving him with a keen understanding of the PeopleSoft business environment. Mr. Corcoran als possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

TECHNICAL

SKILLS:

  • Hardware: IBM, HP, AIX, SQL Server
  • Software: PeopleSoft's PeopleCode, ORACLE 7x, through 11g, Visual Basic, MS Access
  • OS: MS-DOS, MS-Windows, MS Windows NT Workstation, HP-UX, IBM AIX, and DB2/UNIX HP TRU64

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

  • May 2011 t present
  • Technical Lead and PeopleSoft Administrator - Remote and On-Site
  • Production and Development Support
  • 4 Production Databases
  • 20 Development Databases
  • Multiple PeopleTools Versions
  • 15 SQL Server 2008 R2 virtual servers

Confidential

  • Technical Lead and Upgrade Specialist for the PeopleSoft Financials 9.0 and 9.1 t 9.2 Application Upgrades as well as PeopleTools 8.53.01 t 8.53.08 upgrade
  • Application upgrades and Patchset application performed using the PeopleSoft Update Manager PUM and the Oracle Virtual Server - Image Maintenance Strategy
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger
  • Asset Management
  • Billing
  • Project Costing
  • Reporting

Confidential

  • Technical Lead and Upgrade Specialist for the PeopleTools 8.53.01 Upgrade
  • Beta Test Site for the PeopleTools 8.53x
  • PeopleTools 8.52.05 t 8.53.01
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger
  • Asset Management
  • Billing
  • Project Costing
  • Reporting

Confidential

  • Technical Lead and Upgrade Specialist
  • PeopleTools 8.50.11 t 8.52.05
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger
  • Asset Management
  • Billing
  • Project Costing
  • Reporting

Confidential

  • Technical Lead and Upgrade Specialist - Remote and On-Site
  • PeopleSoft Financials 8.8 t 9.1 Application Upgrade
  • 4 Production Databases
  • 20 Development Databases
  • Assisted with the installation of the Dem environment and build of the upgrade environment
  • Applied all Application Maintenance Packs, Bundles and 1-Off patches
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger
  • Asset Management
  • Billing
  • Project Costing
  • Reporting

Confidential

  • Upgrade Specialist Remote and On Site Test Move and Go-Live Support
  • PeopleSoft Financials 8.8 t 9.1 and PeopleTools 8.49.11 t 8.50.11
  • Assisted with the installation of the Dem environment and build of the upgrade environment
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger

Confidential

  • Technical Lead Upgrade Specialist 2000 users / 80,000 employees
  • Installed, Built and then performed the upgrade for the Dem and Upgrade Environments:
  • HRMS 8.0 SP1 t 8.9 MP1 t 9.0 MP7 Double Upgrade
  • PeopleTools 8.19 t 8.49.24
  • AIX 6.1 IBM WebSphere 6.1
  • Oracle 9i t 11g
  • BEA Tuxed 9.1

Confidential

Project Manager Technical Lead

  • Project Manager for the following project deliverables:
  • Infrastructure Assessment of Current PeopleSoft Infrastructure
  • Develop Supported Platform Matrix by PeopleTools Version
  • Managed the migration the PeopleSoft Financials 8.8 SP1 from a SQL Server t the Oracle Linux 5 Operating System Platform
  • Managed the Oracle 9i t 10g RAC database upgrade
  • Managed and performed the PeopleTools upgrade from version 8.45.13 t 8.49.12

Confidential

  • Upgrade Specialist for the following upgrade:
  • DB2/UDB 8.2 AIX 5.3 FixPack 16
  • Financials' 8.4 SP2 / PeopleTools 8.45.16 t Financials' 9.0 / PeopleTools 8.49.07
  • Installed and Configured the following:
  • Application Servers
  • Process Schedulers
  • Report Repository
  • PeopleBooks
  • Verity Context Search Functionality
  • Debugged all installation and configuration issues.
  • General Ledger
  • Accounts Payable
  • Purchasing
  • Expenses
  • eProcurement

Confidential

  • Upgrade Specialist for the following upgrades:
  • Financials 8.4 t 9.0 PeopleTools 8.47.03 t 8.48.10 All modules
  • EPM 8.8 t 9.0 PeopleTools 8.47.03 t 8.48.10 All modules
  • Portal 8.4 t 9.0- PeopleTools 8.47.03 t 8.48.10
  • Demand Planning t Supply Chain Conversion 8.4 t 8.9 PeopleTools 8.47.03 t 8.48.10
  • IBM AIX 5.3 / Oracle 10g

Confidential

  • Upgrade Specialist / Performance Tuning for the following upgrade path:
  • HRMS 8SP1/PTools 8.18.15, on Oracle 8.1.7.3, t HRMS 9.0 MP1/PTools 8.48.07, on Oracle 10g HP/UNIX
  • Provided remote performance tuning support for end user acceptance testing - online and batch processing.

Confidential

  • Tech Lead and Upgrade Specialist for the Financials' 8.4 SP2 t 8.9 upgrade and Unicode conversion.
  • PeopleTools 8.45.07 t 8.47.03
  • SQL Server DBA for the SQL Server 2000 environment
  • Modules upgraded were General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Expenses, Asset Management and Projects
  • Installed and Configured the Demo, Development and Production Environment.
  • Authored the technical assessment for the infrastructure design and sizing specifications for production environment.
  • Applied all PeopleTools and Application patches required for both the installation and upgrade.
  • Genzyme Corporation Framingham, MA
  • February 2005 t November 2005
  • Technical Lead and Upgrade specialist for the HRMS 8.3 t 8.9 upgrade.
  • HRMS 8.3 SP1 t HCM 8.9 MP1 Tools 8.46.05
  • HRMS, Benefits Administration, Payroll Interface, eBenefits, eProfile, eProfile Manager Desktop, eCompensation Manager Desktop

Confidential

  • Supported HP PeopleSoft eCenter via MS Remote Access.
  • Troubleshoot support of application servers, ORACLE 8i and 9i and SQL databases, and PeopleSoft applications HRMS, CRM, Financials, Portals, etc.
  • Resolved COBOL compilers issues in a UNIX environment.
  • Utilized HP's system-level monitoring product OpenView/OV .

Confidential

  • PeopleSoft Technical Lead Project Upgrade consultant for the PeopleSoft v7.52/7.61 t v8.8/8.44.07 Financials upgrade.
  • Performed application upgrade t Financials' 8.8 SP1 and Tools upgrade t 8.45.3
  • Modules upgraded were General Ledger, Travel Expenses, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management and Accounts Payable.
  • Infrastructure:
  • Oracle 9i
  • Windows 2003 Servers
  • Organized, prepared and presented overall project plan t senior IT and Business management. Project plan was then used t manage the entire project lifecycle.
  • Organized and directed the construction for the system infrastructure t include a Demo, Development, Testing and Production environment.
  • Performed all upgrade steps for 4 test moves and the final g live move t production utilizing the PS Upgrade Assistant.
  • Applied several hundred PS software patches and bundles utilizing the PS Change Assistant.
  • Debugged all DataMover, SQR, SQL, Application Engine upgrade script processing throughout the upgrade.
  • Debugged and traced all GL, AR and infrastructure issues during all phases of testing and the post g live period.
  • Worked with DBA t tune the following:
  • Online transaction processing
  • Nightly batch processing
  • Long running SQRs and application engine programs as well as both private and public queries
  • Worked with DBA t configure and size the following:
  • Application Server, Web Server, Database Server, Process Scheduler, Report Repository and Single Signon
  • Database backup, restore, refresh and tuning strategy
  • Scheduled and deployed the pre-loading of application server cache for on-line system performance.
  • Worked with internal security group t manage the PS security portability across all database instances within Development, Testing and Production.
  • Developed and then deployed the software change management procedures during and after the upgrade go-live period.

Confidential

  • PeopleSoft Upgrade Consultant for a PeopleSoft Financials' v7.52/7.56 t v8.4 SP1 upgrade.
  • Modules upgraded were General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing and Purchasing
  • Supported the SQL Server DBA in the following areas:
  • Performed and debugged upgrade processing steps utilizing the PS Upgrade Assistant for the final test move and final move t production.

Confidential

  • PeopleSoft Technical Lead Project Upgrade consultant SQL Server DBA
  • Financials' v7.52 Tools 7.56 t v8.4 - Tools 8.42.10
  • Duties included:
  • Project Management and Planning Support
  • Utilized, Configured and Modified delivered Upgrade Assistant templates for Automated Script Processing.
  • Performed the Non-Unicode t Unicode conversion as well as a reverse Unicode conversion t capture all new development.
  • Debugged all failed upgrade steps in the following processing areas:
  • Application Engine
  • DataMover
  • SQR's
  • SQL
  • PeopleCode
  • Debugged all Custom and Delivered Crystal Reports and Queries.
  • Managed the upgrade environment:
  • Database Administration
  • Exports/Imports
  • Tuning
  • Space Management
  • PeopleSoft Administration
  • Application Server Configuration
  • Web Server Configuration
  • Process Scheduler Configuration
  • Financials' 8.4 Modules upgraded:
  • General Ledger Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable Asset Management
  • Billing Inventory
  • Order Management
  • ESA Integration
  • General Ledger Projects
  • Contracts Time Expense
  • Resource Management Billing
  • Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable
  • Siebel Integration
  • Order Management

Confidential

  • PeopleSoft Technical Upgrade consultant for off-site upgrade support.
  • PeopleSoft Financials' double upgrade
  • Financials' v7.02 Tools 7.051 t v8.0 SP2 - Tools 8.19
  • Financials' 8.42 SP1 Tools 8.42
  • Modules being upgraded:
  • General Ledger
  • Accounts Payable
  • Asset Management
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Inventory
  • Purchasing
  • Application Engine script debugging
  • Data conversion script debugging

Confidential

  • Upgrade specialist for the HRMS 7.53 t 8.3 and Tools 7.59 t 8.18.09 upgrade in a Compaq Tru64 UNIX environment.
  • Application modules included HRMS, Benefits and Payroll.
  • Applied the Tools 8.17.09 t 8.18.08 upgrade.
  • Applied 300 application and Tools updates and fixes.
  • Assisted the Oracle DBA in the support of all the development and production web, application and database servers and their process schedulers. This support included both the configuration and tuning of the devices t manage the dynamic growth.
  • Authored and managed the project plan throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Performed 3 test moves t production in addition t the final test move.
  • Applied all eProfile and eBenefits required updates and fixes during the upgrade.
  • Identified all remaining eProfile and eBenefits updates and fixes t be applied following the upgrade.
  • Performed production support for all modules and infrastructure issues following the upgrade.

Confidential

  • Technical Architect Manager for System's Operations Architecture
  • Database Application Servers design accompanied by the fallback and failover approaches.
  • Infrastructure Event Management
  • Database Architecture Event Management
  • Batch Architecture Event Management
  • OLTP Architecture Event Management
  • Reporting Architecture Event Management
  • Interface Architecture Event Management
  • Upgraded the HRMS 7.51 software t version 8.3 Tools 7.57 t 8.17.
  • Prepared the project plan for the upgrade strategy and then executed and logged the upgrade tasks.
  • Managed the DBAs and system administrators t resolve all technical issues encountered during the upgrade.
  • Created and configured the PeopleTools Internet Architecture utilizing the WebLogic software t define the web servers, portals and report repositories.
  • Created and configured multiple process scheduler instances t support multiple databases for the development and production environments.
  • Created and configured multiple application server domains and installed the Tuxed and Jolt software.
  • Managed all software migrations using Quest's Stat software.
  • Provided client with a fit/gap analysis of its existing software hardware infrastructure.
  • Technical architect manager for the client's HRMS 7.51 software implementation project.
  • The successful implementation included the PeopleSoft 7.51 HRMS, Payroll and Benefits modules.
  • Implementation included a PeopleSoft HRMS conversion and 6.02 t 7.51 upgrade.
  • Statewide deployment for 80 remote agencies supporting 40,000 state employees and 900 PeopleSoft users.
  • Performed production support for all modules and infrastructure issues following the implementation and upgrade.

Confidential

  • Technical consultant for the client's PeopleSoft 7.00 t 7.51 HRMS software upgrade.
  • Provided support for internal interface code reviews.
  • Applied client specific panel customizations t the upgraded software.
  • Applied client specific PeopleCode customizations t the upgraded software.
  • Applied client specific SQR and SQC customizations t the upgraded software.
  • Reapplied client specific customizations t client designed security application.
  • Performed production support for all modules and infrastructure issues following the upgrade.

Confidential

  • Technical Lead for the client's PeopleSoft 7.50 t 7.53 upgrade
  • General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Billing product updates.
  • Updated the client's application software from 7.50 t 7.51 and then from 7.51 t 7.53 on a SQL Server 7.0 platform.
  • Updated the client's PeopleTools' software from 7.55 t 7.58.
  • Performed production support for all modules and infrastructure issues following the implementation.

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