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Sr. Peoplesoft Administrator Resume

Minneapolis, MN

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 9 years of result oriented professional experience in Analysis, Design, Implementation, System Administration, and Change Management using Quest STAT, Application Security and Production Support.
  • Extensive experience as a PeopleSoft System Administrator supporting mainly PeopleSoft Financials, HRMS, EPM, ELM, Student Administration and Portal applications on Oracle, UDB DB2 UNIX and MS SQL Server databases in a Solaris, HP - UX, AIX and Windows Environments.
  • Performed 3 full life cycle implementations, transition from the legacy system to the PeopleSoft ERP.
  • Successfully performed PeopleSoft PeopleTools upgrades version, 8.1x to 8.4, 8.42 to 8.43.16, 8.44 to 8.47, 8.45 to 8.48, 8.48 to 8.50, 8.51 to 8.52 and 8.49 to 8.53.
  • Successfully completed PeopleSoft Application upgrades version 8.0 to 8.3, 8.3 to 8.8, 8.8 to 9.0 & 9.1
  • PeopleSoft Server Administration PeopleTools v 8.50/8.4x/8.1x/7.5x - Expertise in installation, configuration, setup, security and management of the PeopleSoft Internet Architecture (PIA) environment and relevant objects.
  • Comprehensive experience in setting up security in HRMS, Financials, EPM and Portal environments.
  • Successfully installed and setup Integration Broker for application messaging between PeopleSoft Portal, HRMS, Financials and EPM applications.
  • Experience in mitigation/remediation of PeopleSoft Infrastructure for SOX compliance.
  • Established procedures on mitigating risks that the PWC (SOX) Auditing found in regards to the PeopleSoft Tools/Application Code, its ownership and the Production Lockdown.
  • Involved in implementing Segregation of Duties for SOX compliance, which lead to Migrator and Executor Roles.
  • Successfully installed and configured BEA WebLogic Server 10.3/9.2/8.1/6.1 , Application Server components namely Tuxedo 10.3/9.2/8.1/6.5 , Jolt 1.2 and other PeopleSoft process.
  • Ensured system availability by implementing failover by spreading multiple WebLogic Web Server domains across multiple hosts, where environment continues operating after a web server host goes down.
  • Used BIG IP (F5), Foundry tools for Load Balancing and Failover.
  • Created multiple Application Server domains on separate host systems to access one database, an effective strategy for performance and tuning.
  • Extensive experience in refreshing development and QA from Production database.
  • Evaluating the required patches and applying them to the PeopleSoft system on a timely basis.
  • Extensively used Quest STAT for Change Management, performed Project & Object migrations, set up Quest STAT for PeopleSoft usage including configuration, implementation and training.
  • Comprehensive experience in performance tuning all the Server Components in the PeopleSoft Internet Architecture - Web Server Tier, Application Server Tier, Process Scheduler, Database Server Tier, Network layer and Operating System Resource availability/usage and kernel settings.
  • Experienced in PeopleSoft Applications administration including performance issues with SQR reports, App Engine, index creation, working with DBA to tune the Database configuration parameters.
  • Data Migration between PeopleSoft Environments, Development to Test and Production, version control and change management.
  • Well versed with requirement analysis, project planning, and design skills including experience in developing technical specifications from functional requirements, planning technical implementations, customizing projects and upgrades and data conversion exercises.
TECHNICAL SKILLS

O/S: UNIX Sun Solaris 8-10, HP-UX 11/10.20, AIX 5.2/4.3, Windows 9x/XP/ 4.0/2000/2003/2008 Windows7.

Languages: C, C++, SQL, PL/SQL.

RDBMS: Oracle 12c/11g/10g/9i//8i, MS SQL Server 2008/2005/2000 , UDB DB2 8.1/7.1

PeopleSoft Application and PeopleTools Releases: PeopleSoft HRMS (PeopleTools 8.53, 8.52/8.51/8.49-8.42/8.1 x, Application 9.1/9.0/8.9/8.8/8.3/8 ); PeopleSoft Financials (PeopleTools 8.53, 8.52, 8.50/8.4x/8.1 Application 9.2/9.1/9.0/8.9/8.8/8.4/8/8 SP1); PeopleSoft Portal (PeopleTools 8.50/8.4x, Application 9.0/8.8)

Administration Tools: Data Mover, Configuration Manager, PeopleSoft Command-line Utilities.

Development Tools: Application Designer, PeopleCode and App Engine

Integration Tools: App Messaging/Integration Broker, Component Interface, Business Interlinks.

Security Tools: PS Object Security, Query Security and Tree Manager.

End User Tools: PS Query Tool.

Upgrade Tools: Change Assistant, Upgrade Assistant.

Reporting Tools: SQR, Crystal Reports, nVision Reports, Cobol’s, Application Engine.

Web Servers: BEA Web Logic 10.3/9.2/8.1/6.1 , IBM Websphere 5.1/4.0, Microsoft IIS.

Data Warehousing Tools: Informatica /8.6/8.1, SSIS 2005/2008.

Change Management Tools: PVCS Workbench v6.5/6.0, ClearCase, Quest STAT 5.3.0/5.2.0/5.1.2/5

Release Management: ClearQuest, Remedy, DK Helpdesk, Peregrine, FootPrints.

Project Experience:

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator/Upgrade Specialist

  • Sole on-site PeopleSoft Administrator to handle a 2-Step PeopleSoft FSCM upgrade from application 8.8 to 9.2.
  • Installed the Demo instance for both FSCM 9.1 PeopleTools 8.52 and FSCM 9.2 PeopleTools 8.53 - Installed Tuxedo, PeopleTools, PeopleSoft Application, Created the PeopleSoft Demo Database, applied the required patch to both 8.52 and 8.53.
  • Performed Database refresh and post refresh activities.
  • Effectively Co-Ordinated with DBA’s to get a Copy of Production, and also to perform various DB tasks, such as taking BackUps, Running Statistics on DB during the upgrade process.
  • Configured the Change Assistant environment for the upgrade process.
  • Downloaded the PUM Image 7 and performed all the tasks necessary to create the Oracle VM Manager such as, unzipping the PUM download files, creating a single file of the files, renaming the file to .ova, performing the installing of the Oracle VM Manager.
  • Configured the Oracle Virtual Manager to create the Virtual Demo using Image 7.
  • Applied the necessary change packages on PeopleSoft 9.2 using Change Assistant Update Manager.
  • Performed the two step upgrade, first from Application 8.8 PeopleTools 8.45 to PeopleTools 8.52 and Application 9.1 and the second step to from 9.1/8.52 to Application 9.2 and PeopleTools 8.53.
  • Installed and Configured the new search capability introduced by PeopleSoft - Secure Enterprise Search on a separate box and configured its connectivity to the required PIA, App Server and PRCS.
  • Troubleshoot errors during the upgrade, such as errors during Data Conversion, Scripts taking too long to complete, indexes and views failing, CA errors and DMS errors.
  • Optimized the timing of the upgrade with every pass.
  • Performed the initial pass and 3 move to production passes before the final production cutover.
  • Worked with the off-shore team to handle the post upgrade activities during Integration Testing and User Testing.
  • Performed everything related and required for the 2-Step upgrade with 24/7 availability during the whole process.

Confidential, Washington D.C.

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator/DBA

  • Supported all environments of HR and FSCM, made changes in configurations as and when required on Peopletools - version 8.52
  • Resolved performance and security issues.
  • Applied tax updates manually on HR environment.
  • Performed multiple Database Refresh from HR and FSCM Production to non-Production environments
  • Installed multiple environments for HR 8.9 database.
  • Trouble - shooted the Red Line load balancer issues.
  • Extensively performed PeopleSoft Project, File Objects, and Data Migrations from one PeopleSoft environment to another using Quest STAT product adhering to the company’s Enterprise Change Management strategies.
  • Worked on performance tuning and optimization of Oracle Server databases.
  • Performed backup and restores and articulated the procedures.
  • Created Archive Sets based on the Final Archive set strategy prior to moving code into Production.
  • Modified existing workflow depending on the Change Control requirements and other Audit purposes.
  • Monitored the queues and statuses of Application Server domains, Process Scheduler domains for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Created multiple Application Server Domains to spread load across several hosts for optimal performance and to support more concurrent users.
  • Tuned SQL, PeopleCode Tracing on Application Server and the SQL, PeopleCode and AE Tracing on the Process Scheduler to help users troubleshoot issues related to their SQL, PeopleCode and Application Engine Programs.
  • Installed and setup Change Assistant to apply application tax updates, maintenance packs, patches, fixes to the PeopleSoft applications on PeopleTools 8.52.
  • Installed and configured Upgrade Assistant to perform the Service Pack upgrades and Application Upgrades for Applications.
  • Designed, created and managed the disaster recovery system.
  • 24/7 On-Call support.
  • Worked remotely on weekends (when required) to provide complete support to the client.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator/Upgrade Specialist

  • Working as the only PeopleSoft Administrator on an upgrade project.
  • Performed upgrade of HRMS 8.8 to 9.1 and Peopletools 8.49 to 8.53 in a windows based environment with MS SQL 2008 as the Database.
  • Configured and used Change Assistant for applying Tax Updates, patches, bundles and Maintenance Packs and for performing the upgrade.
  • Created and configured Application Server & Process Scheduler domains.
  • Addressed and troubleshooted various issues on daily basis during the project life-cycle like, Single Sign-On, LDAP, Fail-Over/Load Balancing.
  • Installed and configured UPK.
  • Installed and configured the Peoplesoft Test Framework (PTE).
  • Successfully implemented and configured Single Sign-On, LDAP on multiple environments.
  • Created, configured and tuned all PeopleSoft components namely Weblogic Web Servers, Application Servers, Process Scheduler Servers.
  • Performed Database back-ups and restores as per requirement of the client.
  • Configured SSL Keystore on multiple environments.

Confidential , Saint Paul, MN.

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator

  • Working as the only PeopleSoft Administrator to support both Finance and HRMS applications.
  • Working as primary and only resource for hardware and Database upgrade from Oracle 9i to 10g, HP-UX to Linux with storage from NETAPPS to Hitachi and Windows 2000 to Windows 2003
  • Created, configured and tuned all PeopleSoft components namely Weblogic Web Servers, Application Servers, Process Scheduler Servers.
  • Serving as primary on-call resource for production support pertaining to any after hour issues on 24/7 support schedule.
  • Performed PeopleSoft Project Migrations using Application Designer and other Change Management Tools.
  • Successfully implemented and configured Single Sign-On, LDAP on multiple environments.
  • Responsible for applying updates and fixes, bundles and maintenance packs to the PeopleSoft environments on a scheduled basis including Tax updates as and when released.
  • Working with Empower Software Solutions as a third party software vendor to apply and maintain FLS quarterly patches and critical patches as mandatory requirement.
  • Worked with Development Teams to resolve issues with Application Engine, SQR, PeopleCode, Crystal and NVision.
  • Migrated Security related objects of the application from development database to Unit testing and System testing and then finally to the production database during rollout. This included keeping all the databases consistent and in sync with PVCS version control tool
  • Resolved issues with respect to Reports Posting to Report Repository and Messages being queued in the Integration Broker.
  • Created company specific PS signon pages and splash pages also applied Foundary load balancer to distribute load among multiple application and web servers.
  • Worked with the Hyperion team to gather requirements and install Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Hyperion Essbase.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator

  • Worked as a primary resource of PeopleSoft production support for several applications SCM, FINANCE, HR, Project & ELM.
  • Applied PeopleSoft Maintenance Packs and various Bundles and Patches as needed to fix problems with the application.
  • Performed PeopleSoft Project Migration using Application Designer and Quest STAT Change Management Tool.
  • Created and configured Application Server Domain templates and modify the App Server parameters that affect the system performance for Dev, QA and Prod environments.
  • Installed the PeopleSoft Internet Architecture on Unix, LINUX, Windows platforms.
  • Configured and used Change Assistant for applying Tax Updates, patches, bundles and Maintenance Packs.
  • Configured Application Server Load balancing, and Web Server Load balancing.
  • Applied Tax Updates to all the environments from 11-C through 11-F as and when released by Peoplesoft for the year 2011.
  • Daily tasks like running SQR’s, AppEngine Programs, scripts, custom conversions and Change Controls.
  • Extensively worked on Performance Tuning of Web Servers, Application Servers, Process Schedulers and Databases in coordination with the respective teams.
  • Created Shell Scripts on UNIX servers to monitor various PeopleSoft Processes on Application Servers and Batch Servers in order to maintain smoothly running environments without unexpected outages.
  • Worked with Data migration team and Business Intelligence team to coordinate OLAP Application.
  • Configured PeopleSoft Adaptors to be used by third party Software Applications like Informatica for building Datawarehouse for OBIEE.

Confidential, Houston, TX.

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator

My roles and responsibilities are briefly described below:

  • Worked as a primary resource towards the HCM 8.8 to HCM 9.1 upgrade with PeopleTools 8.48 to 8.50 upgrade.
  • PeopleSoft upgrade is performed via PeopleSoft Change Assistant. Data conversion scripts for Application Engine and Change Assistant templates are needed to perform the upgrade.
  • Configured and used Change Assistant for the Upgrade.
  • Worked with Techno-functional and conversion teams to accomplish all the Upgrade steps properly.
  • Migrated Projects, ran compare reports to determine collusions and executed all relevant scripts during the Upgrade process.
  • Coordinated with TECH-ARCH (Technical/Architecture) team in creating Logical and Physical diagrams of the whole project life cycle until go live.
  • Participated in feasibility study with the Functional Team for Conversion and Retro-fit analysis.
  • Knowledge of Mount Points, Functional ID’s, and User ID’s in UNIX servers, Performance parameters and Shell scripting.
  • Installed People Tools and Application for DEMO Environment with the support from DBA team for Oracle Installation.
  • Installed and build multiple environments in multiple UNIX and NT servers across the architecture as per the approved Design.
  • Engaged in Performance tuning after the go-live for the smooth transition all the processes, reports and workflows from old version to newly upgraded version.
  • Apart from the Upgrade, as a member of PeopleSoft Infrastructure Team, shared other responsibilities towards Production maintenance of Financials 9.0 and Portal applications on daily basis.
  • Worked with Seibel team for the for the Architecture administration for the new Order to Cash module implementation.
  • Applied PeopleSoft Maintenance Packs and various Bundles and Patches as needed to fix problems with the application.
  • Applied Tax Updates to all the environments from 10-A through 10-F and post 10-F as and when released by Peoplesoft for the year 2010.
  • Migrated Security related objects of the application from development database to Unit testing and System testing and then finally to the production database during rollout. This included keeping all the databases consistent and in sync.
  • Migrated PS and Non-PS objects using STAT.
  • Created Shell Scripts on UNIX servers to monitor various PeopleSoft Processes on Application Servers and Batch Servers in order to maintain smoothly running environments without unexpected outages.
  • Addressed and troubleshooted various issues on daily basis during the project life-cycle like, Single Sign-On, LDAP, Clustering, HACMP, Fail-Over/Load Balancing etc.

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator

Product - Upgrade HCM 8.8/8.9, FSCM 8.8/9.0, PeopleTools 8.49, 8.48.07, 8.47.06, 8.42.15, 8.46, UNIX, WebLogic 8.1 Tuxedo 8.1, Oracle 10g, Actuate Reports 8i, STAT v5.3/5.4.

  • Application Team Lead/coordinator for FRS 'Financial Reporting System', PeopleSoft EPM and Financials 9.0 Environment.
  • Extensively supported other applications involved with SAE module (Shared Application Environment) as per the client standards, such as BIC (Best IN Class), NAPSGL (North America PS General Ledger), ECDW (Equity Comp Data Warehousing), LEA (Legal Entity Aggregator), BAW (Business Activity Warehouse) and etc.
  • Performed Production support activities 24/7.
  • Successfully applied PS/Third Party Patch upgrade such as VTM/Etrust/SAN Stack AIX PATCH/SEOS.
  • Upgraded PeopleTools from 8.48.07 to 8.49 for all Application environments.
  • Installed Tuxedo 9.1, WebLogic 9.2 to support 8.49 Application Servers and Web Servers.
  • Setup to run two smaller, independent instances of WebLogic than one big one due to “garbage collection of the java server (JVM) heap”. When garbage collection happens, throughput suffers.
  • Setup Single Signon, LDAP Authentication, and Integration Broker.
  • Troubleshoot issues leading to Application Server and Process Scheduler problems.
  • Meticulous in creating documentation for business to understand the process on any scheduled green zone activity.
  • Registered XML Link Function Registry for services and setup Resume Processing Incoming Business Interlink.
  • Performed PeopleSoft Project Migration using Application Designer and Quest STAT Change Management Tool.
  • Generated the SSH/public/private keys and exchanged the public keys with target Applications/Servers to establish connectivity.
  • Complete installation of NDM from scratch and configuring all the variables (start/stop script, updated license key).
  • On-site and Off-shore Coordination on daily basis 24/7.

Confidential, Peoria, IL

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator

My roles and responsibilities are briefly described below:

  • Build up all the new environments for applying bundles by keeping the migration path, right from the scratch on multiple Platforms - IBM AIX, Microsoft Windows.
  • Participated with Analysis & Design team to prepare Fit-Gap Analysis.
  • Participated in feasibility study with the Functional Team for Conversion and Retro-fit analysis.
  • Participated with Hardware Maintenance & Procurement teams in identifying most suitable hardware as per the requirements.
  • Knowledge of Mount Points, Functional ID’s, User ID’s in UNIX servers, Performance parameters and Shell scripting.
  • Installed People Tools and Application for DEMO Environment with the support from DBA team for DB2 z/OS Installation on mainframe.
  • Installed and build multiple environments in multiple UNIX and NT servers across the architecture as per the approved Design at the start of the Project.
  • Tuned the Weblogic Web Servers, Application Servers, Process Schedulers and Database parameters to resolve performance issues.
  • Applied PeopleSoft Maintenance Pack IV for HRMS application and also applied various Patches as needed to fix problems with the existing application.
  • Applied all the essential tax updates in multiple environments from 08-C, 08-D, 08-E.
  • Exclusively used Change Assistant for applying all the change packages (Bundles) and tax-updates. Also trained the PeopleSoft team in Change Assistant usage and troubleshooting.
  • Successfully implemented and configured Single Sign-On, WebSeal, and LDAP on multiple environments.
  • Created Shell Scripts on UNIX servers to monitor various PeopleSoft Processes on Application Servers and Batch Servers in order to maintain smoothly running environments without unexpected outages.
  • Configured Application Server Loadbalancing, supported WebAdmin team in WebServer Loadbalancing.
  • Addressed and troubleshooted various issues on daily basis during the project life-cycle.
  • Participated in HR Upgrade project with the HR PeopleSoft Administrators team in initial passes and daily migrations.
  • Daily tasks like running SQR’s, AppEngine Programs, scripts, custom conversions and Change Controls.

Confidential, Chicago, IL.

Sr. PeopleSoft Administrator

My roles and responsibilities are briefly described below:

  • Build up all the new environments for this implementation right from the scratch on multiple Platforms IBM AIX, Sun Solaris and Microsoft Windows.
  • Coordinated with TECH-ARCH (Technical/Architecture) team in creating Logical and Physical diagrams of the whole project life cycle until go live.
  • Participated with Analysis & Design team to prepare Fit Gap Analysis.
  • Participated in feasibility study with the Functional Team for Conversion and Retro-fit analysis.
  • Knowledge of Mount Points, Functional ID’s, User ID’s in UNIX servers, Performance parameters and Shell scripting.
  • Installed People Tools and Application for DEMO Environment with the support from DBA team for Oracle Installation.
  • Installed and build multiple environments in multiple UNIX and NT servers across the architecture as per the approved Design at the start of the Project.
  • Tuned the WebSphere Web Server, Application Server, Process Scheduler and Database parameters to resolve performance issues.
  • Applied PeopleSoft Maintenance Pack IV for Financials application and also applied various Bundles and Patches as needed to fix problems with the application.
  • Migrated Security related objects of the application from development database to Unit testing and System testing and then finally to the production database during rollout. This included keeping all the databases consistent and in sync.
  • Used Quest STAT to migrate PeopleSoft and non-PeopleSoft objects.
  • Created 4 Service Domains in STAT for each corresponding PeopleSoft Applications (HR, FIN, EPM and Portal).
  • Created several CSR types Emergency, Enhancement, Project, Hotline, Patch and Upgrade in STAT and each CSR type with its own workflow.
  • Created new CSRs on a regular basis and added PeopleSoft objects and Non PeopleSoft objects to the CSRs.
  • Created Archive Sets/SWAT Sets within the CSRs.
  • Migrated PS and Non-PS objects using STAT.
  • Played a vital role as a system administrator in deploying activities and following QC policies to adhere to best change management practices using STAT.
  • Upgraded Quest STAT from v5.2.0 to 5.3.2 as a maintenance procedure.
  • Worked extensively on migrations prepared by Development/Conversion teams on daily basis using Quest STAT Change Control tool.
  • Involved in STAT administration, workflow strategies and Development team support throughout the project.
  • Conducted training for Development team to Create CSR’s, maintain objects and interim sets and other simple STAT tasks.
  • Successfully implemented and configured Single Sign-On, WebSeal, LDAP on multiple environments.
  • Worked with different teams for implementation and integration of Third Party Tools with Peoplesoft like:
  • AVRIO, FILENET, CITRIX, Business Objects, Informatica
  • Installed and implemented VERTEX on multiple environments with troubleshooting.
  • Created PeopleTools Batch programs for Packaging on CITRIX server to be used by off-shore teams.
  • Configured Application Server Loadbalancing, supported WebAdmin team in WebServer Loadbalancing.
  • Addressed and troubleshooted various issues on daily basis during the project life-cycle like, Single Sign-On, WEBSEAL, LDAP, Clustering, HACMP, Fail-Over/Load Balancing etc.
  • Participated in HR Upgrade project with the HR PeopleSoft Administrators team in initial passes and daily migrations.
  • Daily tasks like running SQR’s, App Engine Programs, scripts, and custom conversions.

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