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SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned PeopleSoft /ERP Project Manager trained in PMI project management knowledge areas with a hands on PeopleSoft Functional Expertise
  • 12 years plus experience in managing full life cycle ERP projects covering Implementation, Production Support, Upgrade and Conversion projects in Finance/HCM streams
  • Strong leadership and team management skills with ability to quickly adapt to new project/client environments and working towards the stakeholders delight.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, business skills and business/client relationship skills
  • Managed total team size of 20 (both onsite and offshore) involving multi million dollars projects under the ERP transformation initiatives
  • A Certified Scrum Master with 15 years of experience in Business Analysis, Business Process Reengineering, Development, Software Quality Assurance, Agile Practices, Project Management and Implementation
  • Talented in creatively utilizing technology, people and processes to solve unique business problems in a cost - effective manner
  • Expert in professional and project documentation specifications skills and adherence.
  • Acted as a PeopleSoft/ERP Project SPOC for the business
  • Proficient in People Tools - Application Designer, People Code, SQR, Application Engine, File Layout, CI, Process Scheduler, Workflow, PS Query, Integration Broker, Import Manager, nVision, XML Publisher and Crystal Reports
  • Excellence in designing various RICEW objects (Interfaces, Conversions and Enhancements, Reports & Workflows)
  • Thorough in application analysis, risk planning, system test plan, manual test cases, de fect tracking and reporting using ALM, PVCS Tracker & Clear Quest
  • Expert in designing process data flow & UML diagrams
  • Orchestrated System Testing, User Acceptance testing (UAT), Black Box Testing, White Box Testing, Integration Testing and Data Driven Testing
  • Adaptive to CMM methodologies, RUP, SDLC, PMLC and TLC
  • Managed projects and successfully delivered with Agile SCRUM approach
  • Expedited Backend Testing using SQL queries, Stored Procedures, Triggers, Functions, Views and Packages using T-SQL and PL/SQL
  • Thorough understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002 with experience in pin pointing & resolving the segregation of duties issues as a Security Administrator
  • Administered applications for Version control, Source control, and Configuration management
  • Extended knowledge with experience in Financial, Banking, Insurance & Mortgage domains
  • Managed projects involving application development methodologies like Waterfall (SDLC), Agile and Rapid Application Development (RAD)
  • Guided overall project team, including consultants in both US and Global Resources
  • Lead managed, and coordinated all aspects of project requirements
  • Facilitated knowledge transfer between functional and technical team
  • Built and successfully managed overall project plan, Risk assessment plans, Communication plans, individual task plans, schedules and budgets
  • Worked collaboratively with other managers and staff to develop planning tools and standards.
  • Successful Responsible for communicating project key objectives, critical path milestones, and overall project status to internal and external senior management.
  • Initiated action to identify and resolve project problems/issues
  • Leads and facilitates design of solutions as needed
  • Working knowledge in ITIL processes and methodologies.
  • Reports to management mitigating steps and actions taken to ensure project success and quality
  • Prepared and executes quality assurance assessments. Expertise in planning, designing, developing and deploying testing strategies for large-scale PeopleSoft ERP Application, Client/Server, Data Warehouse & Database systems
  • Proficient in PeopleSoft FI/SCM/HR 9.x/8.9/8.4/8.0(General Ledger,KK, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Billing, Asset Management, Travel and Expenses, Order Management, Inventory, Purchasing, Cash/Deal Management, Banking, Time and Labor, Contracts, Grants and Projects, e-Procurement) with People Tools 8.5x as latest
  • Managed service delivery of Production support for PeopleSoft Financial Supply Chain modules and HR Modules (Payroll & Benefits, Time and Labor)
  • Acted as trusted advisor, interfacing with senior and operational customer staff and analyzed business requirements, forecasting, project execution, reporting and strategic planning initiatives to drive the desired results and delivered high value and overall satisfaction to the client. Provided recommendations, solutions and/or best practices. Monitor plan, critical path and risk areas
  • Worked and provided solutions as RFI/RFP/ITT proposals as part of bid management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

ERP: PeopleSoft FI/SCM 9.x/8.9/8.4(AP, GL, KK, BI, AR, AM, SCM, Purchasing, Time & Labor, Expenses, Projects, Contracts, Grants, Cash/Deal Management) and PeopleSoft Enterprise Performance Management tools

People Tools: People Tools v 8.48, 8.49, 8.5x, Process Scheduler, Process Monitor, Data Mover, Workflow, People Code, PS/Query

Languages: PeopleCode, SQR, TSL, Visual Basic, VBScript, SQL, PL/SQL, Java, C, C++, .Net, Shell Script

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, Access, MySQL

Testing Tools: Test Director, Mercury/HP Quality Center, HP Application Life Cycle Management, HP Quick Test Professional, WinRunner, LoadRunner

Integration Tools: Component Interface, Application Messaging, File Layout, Application Engine, Integration Broker

Reporting Tools: SQR, Crystal Reports, XML Publisher, PS/Query, n Vision

RDBMS Tools: SQL plus, TOAD, Query Analyzer

Data Integrity Tools: Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Informatica,Datastage,SSRS

Office Tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project

Platform: Windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2000/NT 4.0/95/98, UNIX,MS-DOS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, OK

PeopleSoft Financials Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Working as a Project Manager for Financial Transformation Project which includes upgrades to the PeopleSoft Financials System from Version 9.0 to 9.1
  • Managing the team which consist of analysts and developers involved in the Identify business requirements, Fit/Gap for all inscope RICEW objects. Assist PeopleSoft developers in resolving technical design issues, application configuration, develop PeopleSoft Queries, Test Planning, Functional User Testing, Integration, Regression Testing
  • Providing the weekly project status reports to the Central PMO on the project status, follow up actions reports
  • Working on the project planning, work breakdown structures and assigning tasks to the resources
  • Working on Project Risk Management issues for identifying, monitoring and controlling of risk along with the plans for project Risk mitigation

Confidential, SC

PeopleSoft Financials Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated with the team in demonstrating CRP (Conference Room Pilot) workshops
  • Performed data conversion analysis, data mapping, process design & develop Fit/Gap analysis, Gap Assessments, Functional specifications, system configuration, UPK test case development, PTF regression test scripts design for One Carolina PeopleSoft (EPro, PO, AM, AP, PC, GL, KK, Grants, BI, AR including in scope RICEW objects from legacy mainframe system

Confidential, MN

PeopleSoft Financials Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managed team with the tasks of Identifying Business requirements for testing Inbound and Outbound Interfaces, Reports, Enhancements, Customizations for General Ledger Accounting transaction entries with modules AP,AM, e-Proc, Purchasing, Travel & Expenses, Project Costing modules
  • Guided the development of test scenarios for pre-post partition testing GL Journal Header, Line, LEDGER,S-LEDGER tables
  • Managed - complete testing cycle with HP ALM tool and planned and reviewed Requirement Traceability matrix for reporting
  • Evaluate project team’s Test results and conduct performance analysis review sessions with Technical Lead
  • Coordinate with Technology team offshore on SQL performance, tuning recommendations for optimizing business critical batch processes

Confidential, DE

PeopleSoft Financials Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated Joint Application and Design (JAD) sessions with business to determine Global One Finance business requirements
  • Managed team’s Fit/Gap analysis & document various Business requirements, System requirements, Functional/Technical specifications
  • Planning, Design & configuration-Inbound and Outbound Interfaces, Upgrades, Enhancements, Conversions in various ERP modules
  • Worked as Project Manager/Agile Scrum master to help prioritize backlog items and negotiate deadlines with business
  • Risk Management planning, Test planning and Testing strategies for - Global One Financial system 9.1
  • Organize defect tracking/review sessions, publish status reports for reporting in HP ALM & Version One tools for corresponding stories

PeopleSoft Financials Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and assisted Confidential Program Management office in the project for perform data conversion analysis, data mapping, process design and develop functional specifications for SFS PeopleSoft 9.0(PO/BI/AM/Grants/CDM/AP/AR/KK/GL/PC) including Confidential developed in scope custom RICEW objects (Reports Interfaces Conversion Enhancements Workflows)
  • Managed the Conference Room Pilot (CRP), Configuration & walkthrough for users in 9.0 Demo environment
  • Demonstrated - end user training session and UPK’s
  • Lead planning & designing of SFS Interfaces, Conversions and Enhancements
  • Orchestrated System/Integration/Functional/User Acceptance Testing on complete SFS PeopleSoft

Confidential ., VA

Senior PeopleSoft Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed - project comprising of full life cycle PeopleSoft Financials implementation n version 8.4 and later upgrade from PeopleSoft FSCM 8.9 followed by PeopleSoft FSCM 8.9 to PeopleSoft FSCM 9.0
  • Managed - team of PeopleSoft SME’S/Functional consultants and technical team in upgrading legacy system to GEMS(GTSI Enterprise Management System)
  • Plan and review - context diagram, process maps, data flow diagram to document the various legacy systems and mapping them to the ERP systems
  • Managed - implementation of inventory warehouse management system through HighJump and Inventory integration
  • Worked in building business cases to get approval for funds to implement software solutions as part of Project Feasibility phase

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