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Technical Project Lead / Project Manager Resume

Fort Myers, FL

OBJECTIVE:

As SAP BI/BW/ HANA Techno Functional Analyst / Consultant / Project lead looking forward lead position where my Techno functional experience, trouble shooting skills, expertise in business processes can be put in for the successful execution of projects in both implementation as well as support environment, can be a part of the team or individual that excels in work towards the growth of team and organization.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 17 + years of IT experience with 14+ years of core SAP expertise that includes two full life cycle SAP BI/BW implementations and 09 upgrades, 2 HANA implementation and 2 SAP Data migration projects also transitioned 5 SAP Engagements
  • Versatile experience and Subject Matter Expert in core SAP domain with Analytical reporting utilizing SAP BI/ BW/ HANA, Module lead and project manager,
  • Proficient in translating business needs into Data Modeling and Reporting solutions on time under budget
  • Have worked in various industry verticals like Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Telecom, Retail & Process Industry
  • Excellent Team Handling Experience which I came across from Associate consultant roles to technical lead and project manger
  • Expertise in software development life cycle methodology with software application development and delivery
  • Expertise in working with Business processes not to mention Record to Report, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Plan to Manufacture
  • Expertise in managing all the financial reporting analytics with operational and strategic concentration
  • Exhibit rich experience handling new reporting requirement and converting into functional and technical documents
  • Expertise in working with BI Administration Workbench & BEX - Analyzer mapped with general Application Consulting, project management, customizing and Post Implementation Production Support
  • Expertise in BEx Analyzer, Query Designer, Web Application Designer (WAD). Information Broadcaster.
  • Expertise in Business Objects 4.0, XI R3.1/R2/R1/6.5, CMC, Designer, Desktop Intelligence, Infoview, Web-Intelligence XI/6.x, Auditor, Crystal Reports, Xcelsius 4.0/3.5, Business Objects Reporting.
  • Expertise in SAP BW 3.5/BI 7.X, Integration with SAP ECC/BI/BW, Xcelsius Dashboards on SAP ECC/BI/BW / HANA / SPM Explorer on BWA and Universe Designing (Relational & OLAP)
  • Exhibit rich experience in coordinating process design and workflows based on BI methodology with Data Architects and technical team, project managers
  • Worked as SAP Business Analyst for reporting and analytics, requirement gathering Gap analysis preparation of functional documents and user acceptance testing
  • Experienced in preparation of Test Scripts, Test Case, Traceability Matrix, Test Plan, Test Strategy Documents, Data sheets for Functional Integration Testing and End to End Testing and project management.
  • Strong functional experience in leading Migration, Upgradation, Implementation, Customization, Configuration, Integration, Testing, User and Support activities
  • Expertise in Project Management / Transitions, Upgrades, on time application delivery, working with Onsite / offshore model
  • Self - motivated, highly organized and dedicated with a positive attitude, Strong Analytical and Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt to fast changing technical / functional environments and upgrade and integrations to latest developments
  • Conceptualized and executed SAP s for users of various levels such as vendors, analysts and power users
  • Led and executed successfully large global projects through complex program and project tasks. Maintained good relationship between organization and client
  • Experience in managing and leading SAP development teams. Managed all aspects of SAP solution design through technical implementation. Technical design expertise includes product development, testing, Implementation and support of on-line systems.
  • Versatile Lead SAP consultant capable to handling techno functional initiative and solution with details Requirement Analysis and implementation process
  • Managed and led large complex solution and customized projects, with diversified team and applications either with onsite team or onsite and off shore model,
  • Managed complex projects and its management with collaboration in different application and complex business process and customization
  • Honest and dependable in handling large or medium size projects / support team with on time and on budget completion of complex solutions and support activities …

SAP TECHNO / FUNCTIONAL EXPERTISE:

  • Managed SAP BI / BW initiatives with high customer interaction at strategic and operational level.
  • Responsible for management of project tasks and activities, including resource coordination, status tracking, communication of project progress and issues, involved in analysis of business processes, scope and business requirements, shaping up of architecture solution, assessment and delivery/ Implementation.
  • Led the requirements gathering efforts, analyzed the requirements, and created the scope.
  • Led a team of max 36 consultants / associates from On-shore and off-shore
  • Led the overall SAP BW engagement in onsite/offshore capacity
  • Identified new opportunities for growth - Mobility & HANA Implementation.
  • On boarded, interviewed all new hires and maintained overall staffing plan
  • Interacted with various internal business users & stakeholders to implement BW reporting projects from initial scope definition through analysis, design, implementation and On-going support
  • Experience in business process study & analysis, requirement gathering, gap analysis, gap identification & Gap resolve.
  • Expertise in Solution Architect and Project Management.
  • Well versed and capable of handling different business process GL, AR, AP, Rev Req, R2R, OTC, P2P and P2M
  • Maintained and supported Vendor management and Material management through lean process and Six Sigma methodology
  • Knowledge and experience in FDA regulation on Digital data sharing / Data integrity with organization policies on software development and its Validation / testing and documentations requirements
  • Worked as a Business Analyst for reporting and analytics
  • Worked on requirement gathering and Gap analysis, created business requirement documents and functional specification documents
  • Worked with developers and users to resolve any scope creep and requirement changes
  • Worked with business / Project owners / Architect and stake holders to resolve project dead line issues come across project development and UAT
  • Expertise in handling SAP projects and enhancement release management
  • Capable of handling application support level 1,2, and 3 with ticketing and issue resolutions and change management through Application enhancement and configuration
  • Proficient in Data modeling, Designing Cubes, DSO’s, Transformations. APD’s. Open hub,
  • Experience in the SAP BW/BI technical architecture development and its integration with other systems, ECC 6.0 (R/3) GL, AR, AP, R2R and OTC processes
  • Performance optimization with data modeling, data loading & reporting through the use of Aggregates and BW Stat
  • Expertise in system analysis / monitoring and system performance.
  • Proficient on Extraction and Enhancements
  • Efficiently used Process Chain scheduling through sequential and parallel processesing
  • Expertise in BIA (Trex) maintenance and administrations
  • Expertise in query performance, performance tuning
  • Proficient with BEx Analyzer, Report Generation and Web application designing
  • Unit testing for Reports designed as look & feel and data validation
  • Customization of Standard Queries based on customer requirements.
  • Experience in Crystal Reports and SAP Business Object like Xcelsius, Voyager, Web Intelligence
  • Experience in Tableau reporting tool
  • Provide reporting solution and analytics with operational and strategic reporting
  • Expertise in analytical reporting solutions with different UI tools created reports and analytics for R2R, OTC, P2P and P2M business processes
  • Experience in preparation of Test Scripts, Test Case, Traceability Matrix, Test Plan, Test Strategy Documents, Data sheets for Functional Integration Testing and End to End Testing
  • Coordinated in administering and managing the bugs and defects using Quality Center
  • Experienced SAP Consultant and Project Manager ability to convert business process in to solution and customization with detail analysis
  • Managed large complex projects and teams, delivered on time, on budget projects and solutions
  • Proven track record of project delivery and team management
  • Versatile experience in project management with creation of project charter, project plan, project execution, Effort estimation, on time / on budget delivery, Project risk assessment etc.
  • Execution of project management tasks like facilitating the status meetings, updating the status reports, and managing the team on a day to day basis.
  • Managed the Scope and Change Requests. Tracked and managed the Issues and Risks.

TECHNOLOGY:

User Interface: SAP BW version 3.0B, 3.1, 3.5, BI 7.X, BW (BPS) SEM (BPS), SAP BO 4.X SAP Basis SAP R/3 version 4.6C, 4.7E, ECC6.0 SAP FI/CO, MM, SD, PP,SRM,CRM

SAP HANA: Remedy, InfraMS-Excel, MS-WordMS-PowerPoint

MS testing tools: CATT, HPSM, HPQC

Tableau: ASAP Methodology for SAP, SOX compliance & Standards

PROJECTS EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Fort Myers, FL

Technical Project lead / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As a project lead responsible for BW on HANA conversion with BW 7.5 upgrade and BO4.1 to 4.2 upgrade project
  • And also responsible for other BO reports development and delivery from SQL database project
  • Responsibility includes creation of project plan, schedule timeline, functional and technical design, delivery approach, testing,, and support plan with standard operating procedure documentation for both projects
  • The BW on HANA conversion and upgrade project prerequisite the BW and BO applications migration to MS Azure and had responsibility with team to make sure both the BW and BO applications were working fine before migration
  • Responsibility to make sure alongside technical team to implement BW on HANA in cloud
  • Responsible to provide guidance onsite and to off shore team to complete planned tasks, any task/tasks pending, share mitigation plan to team and inform to client CoE management
  • Responsible for preparing blueprints and technical design documents
  • Responsible for both projects architecture design documents approvals with enterprise architecture, infrastructure, integration, SQA, CSVA, and Security CoE’s
  • Responsible for providing technical guidance to team throughout technical solutions and documentation, if any critical issues after upgrade. Work with SAP support team to resolve technical issues and glitches
  • Responsible to take lead and resolve any technical and functional issues risen due to HANA database conversion, making sure BW objects such as, CUBE, DSO, Transformation, DTP’s, extractors, inbound/outbound files and Queries are working before conversion, and also making sure any code breaks and fixes
  • Overall providing functional and technical consultation to the project deliveries and its timeline
  • Responsibility to deliver both the projects under strict PPRD guides lines (PPRD = Project Phase Review discipline, enterprise level projects tracking with functional and technical documentation process)
  • Responsible for PPRD phase level documentations and approvals
  • Responsible for providing weekly/monthly and phase level status to business and CoE managers on both projects
  • Working under challenging multi-vendor environment and resources shared between them for projects delivery

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BW 7.4/ 7.5, HANA 2.0, ECC, BOBJ 4.0 / 4.1/ 4.2

Confidential, San Jose CA

Project lead (Transition Manager)

Responsibilities:

  • As Transition lead responsible for transition from SAP implementation team to Confidential support team,
  • Completed transition successfully and implemented onsite off shore support model to deliver support and day today activities
  • Worked with implementation team on go live activities including systems RFC connection, enabling delta’s and LIS delta in it's And performed Reports smoke test and help implementation in BW objects and reports validations
  • Led and participated in unit testing and UAT of reports during SIT 4, SIT 5 and after go live system testing and performance
  • Led implementation and support team helped client with day today activities including BW data loads, BW and BOBJ reports availability, BW system performance and business continuity, BW reports issue and ticket resolutions
  • Daily Monitoring activities like Analyzing ABAP Dumps, Update Monitoring, Alert Monitors, System Traces, Lock Entries Set Alert Threshold, and Operation modes.
  • Coordinated with business and users on reports issue and enhancement of reports,
  • Work with application architect on code review approvals and deployment of objects and enhancements
  • Managed onsite offshore activities and enterprise report issue and development and delivery
  • Coordinated and managed client in technical discussion on upgrades and shared SAP best practices to execute day to day activities
  • Provided SAP BW/ BOBJ/ HANA security architecture and try to implement best practices
  • Worked on BOBJ Dashboard (design studio) proposal and design with functional and technical assessments
  • Created and shared BW documents for new and existing users
  • Created SOP for reporting support keeping in mind business continuity system availability reporting data refresh
  • Led and involved in implementation updates meeting across the streams
  • Provided day to day and weekly updates to client manger with best practice processes and suggestion
  • Helped to the team on s and technical and process issues
  • Managed over all BW support and enhancement initiative with responsibility
  • SLA tracking / Management / Client Escalation management
  • Incidents / Problem / Change tickets management, Management of change requests Crisis / Issue / Risk management
  • SPOC for the business users to ensure adequate coordination throughout projects. Coordinating with: BI Production Support/Ops, SAP Basis/Security, Infra Team.
  • Work as a steering committee member of a cross-functional project teams through the full project lifecycle for multiple projects ensuring the timely delivery of Business Intelligence solutions to the organization.

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BW 7.4, HANA, ECC, BOBJ 4.0

Confidential, Saginaw, MI

SAP Data Migration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Legal Entity Rationalization project from 60 company code to 18 company codes with team of 26 associates and technical team
  • It is SAP to SAP data migration in same system, extracting the data from SAP through Cransoft extraction tool, Apply conversion and mapping rules uploaded back the data to SAP though DataSure tool using LSMW/BAPI/BADI
  • Mapping the data for Company code, Plants and sales organization and uploading back to SAP through Data sure,
  • Managed / coordinated Data leads and master data experts for validation of data according to conversion and transformation rules under SDLC,
  • Managed all the data migration process like pre generation of data, pre load validation, data upload, post data load validation and sign off,
  • Led and coordinated onsite off shore team for on time delivery
  • Coordinated with client on daily weekly and monthly update meetings
  • Managed effort estimation with project planning and on time delivery,
  • Managing business expectation and helping them out for the new requirement this also includes budget and planning
  • Managing BW support as well as minor / major enhancements (SOW Preparation)

Integration within Other Modules: ECC 6.0, Cransoft, DataSure

Confidential, Reno, NV

SAP BI /BW Project lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SAP BI /BW consolidation and migration from 445 fiscal year to Regular calendar year
  • Work with SAP BI team to identified core extractors, cubes/ DSO and reports impacted due to 445 fiscal year to regular calendar year
  • Led and coordinated with planning and implementation team to correct planning data for sales impacted due to fiscal year changes
  • Worked and identified corrected impacted BEx reports where fiscal year/ fiscal month is used as automated entry.
  • Coordinated with support team to realign data impacted due to fiscal year and fiscal month changes
  • Managed BI and Basis team to publish cut over plan and after cutover activities, data loading realignment of Plan data and actual data
  • Led and Coordinated with power users and BI report users for UAT, documentations
  • Led and coordinated daily weekly monthly updates and reports
  • Managing BW support as well as minor / major enhancements (SOW Preparation)

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.3 and ECC 6.0, SAP HANA

Confidential, Boise, ID

SAP BI /BW Technical lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for design / development and implementation of new data flow for Quality management in manufacturing environment,
  • Work with system architect, systems engineers and developers for finalization of requirement document and Technical/design documents to implement SAP BW design and enhancements,
  • Coordinated with application architect on code review approvals and managed deployment of developed objects and enhancements
  • Design and implement new data sources, cubes, data store objects, interfaces across the different landscapes and terminologies,
  • Implemented Quality management extractors in SAP BW system for reporting and analytics and moving data to other system like Big data projects (Hadoop, Teradata),
  • Led Hadoop and Teradata team, coordinated with cross application development and enhancement and deployments
  • Managed cross application projects and enhancement and deployments,
  • Led Initiated daily, weekly, monthly update meetings with stake holders

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.3 and ECC 6.0

Confidential, Austin, TX

SAP BW Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Senior SAP BI/BW/CCI/GTS Manager, responsible for the enterprise-wide data warehouse and business intelligence technologies in support of internal systems and customers, s and duties,
  • Managed enterprise models as well as standards, best practices, guidelines and processes to support models and compliance to the enterprise information architecture, BI / BW strategic roadmap and data governance.
  • Leading the SAP BI team successfully transitioned BI activities from previous teams,
  • Responsible for daily BI activities and SLA Management.
  • Resolving the production issues that occur during the data loads based on Severity Level.
  • Working in production environment, support production configuration and assist in change / defect management
  • Service Level Agreements based ticket fixation and Respond to user requirements, problem resolution, develop designs, and process modeling
  • Led and conducted daily, weekly, monthly status meetings. presentations, resolution of issues and mitigation plans
  • Responsible for Interacting with the Customer, Understanding Customer business requirements, analysis, technical design, development and testing of various global templates
  • Daily Monitoring activities like Analyzing ABAP Dumps, Update Monitoring, Alert Monitors, System Traces, Lock Entries Set Alert Threshold, and Operation modes.
  • Monitor, communicate and troubleshoot issues with data integrity, data design, and functional and technical software issues.
  • Led and provided leadership to onshore / offshore team in ensuring optimal uptime and performance of critical SAP BW 3.5 / BI 7.X environments. Trained, mentored, and oversaw team in scheduling and monitoring system data loads for Retail Data Warehouse system to enable the delivery of key analytics to business and leadership.
  • Maintenance and administration of BWA (Trex)
  • Managed and monitored several data loads, captured the errors and corrected the bugs and applied several OSS notes for the errors encountered during data loading.
  • Suggest and Implement Continuous Improvement in extraction of data, enhancements of objects and Architectural changes
  • Analyze and configure BI/BW 7.x data environment to facilitate custom reporting and data analytics solutions.
  • Prepared project related documentation (functional design, technical design and test scripts) during the different stages of a project.
  • Participated as team member for SAP HANA implementation of SAP BW on HANA, worked with HANA studio in modeling and reporting through Business objects,
  • Managed HANA implementation team to plan cutover activities and delta clearing for PCA delta cloning
  • Participated all the disaster recovery and backup testing during the HANA implementation
  • Interact with business to gather requirements, prioritize work, develop enhancements to the existing system, coordinate testing, and perform change management/ for BW Reporting and applications.
  • Perform analysis and design; write technical specifications; configuration and programming in the BI/BW environment, including testing and implementation.
  • Support the on boarding and of BW Power Users. This includes providing technical of key BW toolsets such as BeX web analyzers, query designers, Business Objects.
  • Proactively identify and report potential project risks/issues. Contribute to all aspects of SDLC including gathering of requirements, business and technical assessments, complex back and front-end
  • SLA tracking / Management / Client Escalation management
  • Participate in new report development/ requirement and design, Perform code review and validations on new developed reports
  • Validate Daily, weekly, Monthly data loads and reports and Production deployment, upgrade plan and implementation / documentations
  • Client interaction, communication and coordinated onsite and off shore activities
  • Led and conducted knowledge sharing session within different teams

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.X, SAP HANA ECC 6.0, SAP POSDM and SAP Retail

Confidential

SAP BW Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Led the SAP BI Support / Performance team and Project Management.
  • Led BW team and successfully transitioned BI support activities from different teams.
  • Coordinated with different project team for UAT and solutions.
  • Proficient in using Quality Center for Test Planning, Requirements Management and Defect Reporting and Tracking.
  • Worked with user in integration and performance testing of reports,
  • Finalized the suitable test cases for future Regression Testing and walk through the test cases with the Regression Testing Team; worked with Automation team to automate the selected test cases;
  • Led the team in completing UAT and Performance Validations during upgrade and implementation.
  • Analysis of system for further functional upgrade and implementation
  • Suggested and Implemented the Continuous Improvement in extraction of data, enhancements of objects and Architectural changes
  • Managed requirement gathering, implementation of new reports and data analysis.
  • Client interaction and communication
  • Led and conducted knowledge sharing session within teams

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.0 and ECC 6.0

Confidential, CA

SAP BW Support Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working in production support environment, support production configuration and assist in change requests management.
  • Service Level Agreements based ticket fixation and Respond to user requirements, problem resolution, develop designs, and process modeling
  • Leading the SAP BI Support team successfully transitioned BI support activities from previous team.
  • Responsible for daily BI Support activities and Support Project Management.
  • Conducted daily, weekly, monthly status meetings. presentations, resolution of issues and mitigation plans
  • Perform code review and testing on new developed reports
  • Worked with testing team to finalize test scenario, test plan and test script
  • Worked with QA team with code review and unit and integration testing
  • Led and participate in new report development and design
  • Re-modeling and enhancement of existing Objects in BI
  • Completing the tasks of UAT and functional testing.
  • Led production deployment of new reports and maintain BI Reports documentation.
  • Suggest and Implemented the continuous Improvement in extraction of data, enhancements of objects and system Architectural changes
  • Client interaction, communication and coordinated onsite and off shore support activities
  • Conducted knowledge sharing session within teams

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.0, ECC 6.0, SAP CRM

Confidential, KY

SAP BW Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Part of BI Project Implementation team as a Techno functional analyst
  • Responsible for Financial Record to Report development and delivery.
  • Responsible for requirements gathering for financial reports, converting to functional specification and high level documents.
  • During the design phase evaluating the reporting requirement and converting in to design document.
  • Requirement gathering through meeting, walkthrough, and seminars for the reporting requirement.
  • Coordinate onsite offshore Report development activities.
  • Activation and deployment of Business Contents Objects
  • Conducted functional validations and support
  • Conducting the seminar and user s

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.0, ECC 6.0Project

Confidential, NJ

SAP BW Technical Lead / Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Execute a SME role with creation of roadmap, planning, execution of test plans, validating the overall BPS design and a final go live with the new functionalities once upgraded and also migrated to the new database.
  • Coordination with Solution Architect and technical team for a seamless design & implementation of BPS layouts, Reporting, Functions Executions Data Locking and Data Promotions, Data Loading and Plan Data.
  • Analyze BW Architecture and carry out a GAP analysis between the BPS functionality and BW based on business needs.
  • Coordinated with different teams and SAP BI upgrade Project Management, conducted daily, weekly status meeting.
  • Conducted presentations, resolution of issues and mitigation plans through the daily weekly status meetings
  • Resolving issues related to the SAP BW/BPS mapping to business workflow with advanced analysis and reasoning.

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BW 3.5. & BI- BPS

Confidential, Washington, DC

Subject Matter Expert - SAP BI/BW

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed AS-IS BI Architecture and suggested what could be the BI Architecture Road map
  • Conducted meetings with the functional and technical teams, understand the difficulties, and meet with the business community for what business is looking under the present technology umbrella.
  • Part of BI Strategy team involved in defining processes, as Confidential processes required improvement from time to time considering the technology stack and evolving technologies.
  • Responsible for SAP BW data gathering. Collected the technical and functional data for ETL processes, Modeling processes, Reporting processes, operations and general services.

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BI 7.0 (IP), SAP R/3 ECC 6.0

Confidential, IL

SAP BW - Strategy Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as ABAP development coordinator for on site and off shore team.
  • Project Management and Coordination between different teams, conducted daily weekly status meetings.
  • Conducted the client monthly meetings. presentations, resolution of issues and mitigation plans
  • Coordinated with the ABAP off shore team and helped them with issues, and interacted with the business for clarifications on Change Requests.
  • Performed unit testing, helped the users during UAT and Go live.
  • Worked in Project Planning and Blue Print Stage for SAP BW implementation.
  • Working closely with SAP COE Manager for day-to-day activities, issues and resolution related to ABAP development and Enhancements.

Integration within Other Modules: SAP BW 3.1C, SAP R/3 4.6C

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