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Sr. Kronos Consultant Resume

San Francisco, CA

SUMMARY

  • Around 10 Years Professional IT experience as Sr. Kronos Consultant and experience with modules HR, Payroll, Time and Attendance, Advanced Scheduler .
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Time and Attendance software application is implemented on time, within budget and per client specifications.
  • Expertise with Time Card Management, Employee Accrual Maintenance, Security Access and Process profiles for Managers.
  • Experience in Kronos Administrator, Kronos Consultant with specialization in Kronos WFC, Oracle E - Business Suite applications and extensively worked on Data integration tools like Connect & WIM also versed in integration of systems between HRMS and various Payroll systems.
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals, Activities, Advanced Scheduler, forecasting, Attendance and WIM(Workforce Integration Manager).
  • Experience in Kronos WFC 8.0 workforce management which is responsible for solution delivers an unparalleled user experience.
  • Experience in the utilization of relational databases such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL and fulfills tasks associated with data collection, DB creation, and DB review.
  • Advanced understanding and experience with Kronos 6.0-8.0 WFC products and Implementation & configuration to include Workforce Timekeeper, Workforce Connect 6.0, Advance Scheduler, Leave & Attendance, Accruals, Analytics and Device Manager (4500 Terminals) and experience in upgradation from 6.2 to 6.3, 6.3 to 7.0 and 7.0 to 8.0 in kronos module.
  • Integration of Kronos T&A with Payroll system and HR using Kronos API and Interfaces.
  • Interfaced with end users and managers to provide support for AS400 related business needs.
  • Hands on experience with Kronos employee demographics and supporting Kronos for union/bargaining unit workforce and Mobile Application Support.
  • Knowledge of HRIS Systems - ADP, Kronos, PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Workday.
  • Knowledge of BizTalk, WFC Architecture and Technology support including SQL Server database support.
  • Edit Kronos Pay Rules, Work Rules, Schedules, Rounding Rules, Accruals, Premiums as needed.
  • Management of data using WIM and Kronos Connect in different interfaces platform (ADP, ITS, PEOPLESOFT).
  • I successfully completed a confidential implementation going live with 30,000 employees in a Healthcare Environment
  • Familiar with WFC Version 7.2/ 7.3 cloud solution, provided virtual support to new and existing Kronos clients. Keep Integration Manager Look up tables up to date after new rules have been added to the Kronos system, and to maintain Kronos Interface lookup tables.
  • Install, support and configure Kronos applications to include Workforce Central Scheduler for Healthcare and Optimized Scheduler, Workforce Central Timekeeper.
  • Provided training to clients on Kronos Time and Attendance software.
  • Developed course curriculum including handouts and student exercises for lab training of corporate software including Kronos Timekeeper, Central Ceridian Source Time, Document Share and Outlook.
  • Excellent problem solving skills correcting complex shift pay rate differentials calculations & premiums
  • Solid analytical skills in trouble shooting and solving complex labor level issues for job costing analysis
  • Gathered client requirements & processed configuration changes in Kronos to better suit client needs
  • Extensive experience executing new system enhancements & configurations then testing in UAT
  • Developed budget planning report & timelines of the project by conducting walk-through sessions and meetings involving various leads from Development, QA and Technical Support teams.
  • Analysis, Design, Requirement gathering, Configure, apply bundles/patches, Tax updates, test (unit, Integration, UAT), and support PeopleSoft HCM application modules HR, T&L, Ben Admin and Payroll.
  • Organized many Joint Application developments (JAD), Interviews, workshops and requirement elicitation sessions with end-user/clients/stake holders, testing teams and development teams.
  • Capable of creating advanced SQL queries to analyze large data sets in SQL server.
  • Very experienced in the development of data integration and ETL processes, including schema design, data mapping, data extraction, data cleansing, interfacing with third-party software interfaces, email notification, and SQL development for databases (MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, Terra-data, and MS Access).
  • Solid understanding of Business Process definition, Risk Analysis and SDLC methodologies.
  • Worked on migration from version 7 to version 8.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Kronos: KRONOS v6 to v8 WFC, WIM, TeleTime, Time Clocks, Mobile App, Tablet App with Voiceover Accessibility

Tools: Knowledge: HP Mercury Load Runner6.x/8.x/10.x, HP Mercury Quick, JDA, Test Pro (QTP 8.x/9.x/10.x), Rational Quality Management (RQM 2.x), Rational Robot 2001, Rational ReqPro, Win Runner 6.x/7.x, Rational Clear Case, Clear Quest and Bugzilla.

Languages: Java, C, C++, JAVA Script, .NET, VB Script SQL*Plus and PL/SQL, TSL

Database: Oracle 10g/9i, MS SQLServer … UDB DB2,MySQL, MS Access

Web Technologies: HTML, DHTML, HTML-5, CSS, JavaScript

Web Services: IAM, SOAP, WSDL, XML

Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows XP/ VISTA/7/ NT/ 2000/ 2003, REDHAT

Automation Tools: Quality Center ERP Suite Oracle E-Business Suite, AP, PO, AR, AOL, iProcurement, HRMS.

Kronos modules: Confidential, Accruals, Activities, Leave, Attendance, Advanced Scheduler, HR, Payroll, Paycode, Payroll, Workrule, Enrollment, Benefits, Forecaster and Kronos Confidential, Labor Levels, Labor Accounts, TeleStaff, Holiday setup, Overtime, Access Profiles, Display, Profiles.

Reporting Tools: Qlikview, Tableau.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr. Kronos Consultant

Confidential, San francisco, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Configure and troubleshoot 4500 time clocks, mobile devices
  • Test interfaces from Workforce Connect to Workforce Integration Manager.
  • Entered individual payroll hours within the Payroll, Absence and Labor System (PALS)
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: Functional requirements, Business Requirements Document Use Cases, Screen and Interface designs)
  • Configuration and data management with WIM and Kronos Connect
  • Tracked and reported individual absence to the Superintendent.
  • Work independently with users to define concepts and under direction of project managers
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Configuration and management of WIM, Record Manager & Connect
  • Common setups, hyperfind queries, event manager and report setup
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact.
  • Worked on SAFe framework with other scrum teams, Attended Scrum of Scrums to coordinate dependencies across various other scrum teams in Agile Release train, worked with Release Train Engineer, System Architects and system Team for Infrastructure requirements and to support integration testing,
  • Worked with the Product Owners to support short and long-term release planning, and to maintain backlog health in preparation for execution under SAFe framework.
  • Edited timesheets to correct time punch issues. Ex. double punches, missing punches, added/removed Sick and Vacation hours, approved time in the manager's absence, etc.
  • Leading a team of SME (s) /IT Admins, in order to create a SoD (Separation of Duties) matrix. All interfaces include PeopleSoft Financials, Infinium, Kronos, OMS, WCS, WMS, Point of Sale, Microstrategy and UC4.
  • My principal duties include maintenance and enhancements to the Infinium General Ledger and Fixed Assets systems.
  • Worked with BPOs (business process owners), project managers, department vice presidents, in-house MIS staff, and SAP consultants to deliver software solutions for an Infinium to SAP conversion
  • Professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Configure and deploy attendance templates
  • Configure benefit plans according to company/state policies
  • Responsible for developing Kronos Payrules, Workrules, Paycode Profiles, Paycodes, Wage Profiles, FAP's, Schedules, Labor Levels, Labor Level sets, and configuring Kronos 4500 and 9000(Intouch) devices utilizing WDM and DCM
  • Involved in Workforce Central, Implementation, and Strategy Upgrades for Kronos 6.x to Kronos 8.0.12
  • Perform technical configuration, interface, reporting, and other application technical tasks for Kronos Workforce Central.
  • Experience including implementation of Kronos Workforce Center Timekeeper, Scheduler, Connect/Workforce Integration Manager, Data Collection Manager/Workforce Device Manager, Kronos terminals
  • Evaluate requirements, write specifications for, develop, test and deploy interfaces through WIM 7.0 using extensive and complex calculations and database queries and commands.
  • Performed Kronos data maintenance including setups for new profiles, pay codes, pay rules and queries.
  • Managed accounts and Performed ad hoc queries against customer relation database.
  • Leading a team of SME (s) /IT Admins, in order to create a SoD (Separation of Duties) matrix. All interfaces include PeopleSoft Financials, Infinium, Kronos, OMS, WCS, WMS, Point of Sale, Micro strategy and UC4.

Sr. Kronos Consultant

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Kronos configuration and setup, WFC (Workforce Central)/WFAN (Workforce Analytics) Workforce analytics - creating reports in Micro Strategy desktop, building, executing, validating.
  • Leading a team of SME (s) /IT Admins, in order to create a SoD (Separation of Duties) matrix. All interfaces include PeopleSoft Financials, Infinium, Kronos, OMS, WCS, WMS, Point of Sale, Microstrategy and UC4.
  • Validated the data feed between each pay run.
  • Used SAP for data verification between payroll runs.
  • Used SQL to generate various reports for management.
  • Reviewed and compared SQL query data for accuracy.
  • Included analysis work of Workforce Device Manager (time clocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Including implementation of Kronos Workforce Center Timekeeper, Scheduler, Connect/Workforce Integration Manager, Data Collection Manager/Workforce Device Manager, Kronos terminals.
  • Maintain Kronos WFC 6.8 for 100's of Managers and thousands of employees.
  • Install, support and configure Kronos applications to include Workforce Central Scheduler for Heath care and Optimized Scheduler, Workforce Central Timekeeper.
  • Responsible for Kronos WIM interfaces both inbound and outbound, Support WFC 6.1 application and Terminals.
  • Managed the Testing team with Multiple Projects in parallel
  • Worked as an SME and coordinated the Automation of Test Cases
  • Implement, gather and report team and project metrics which demonstrate business value and showing continuous improvement in an Agile environment
  • Manage setup and maintenance of test environments
  • Prepared critical Test Scenarios, Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Strategy and Test Schedules using HP ALM
  • Prepared Status Reports and Defect Reports for Daily status meetings and sending them to the stakeholders of the project
  • Define test data requirements, and test criteria based upon documented requirement artifacts
  • Responsible for getting the Approvals from Product owners for all the Test results executed for each sprint
  • Perform root cause analysis for defects and establish enterprise wide metrics related to testing and process improvement
  • Implemented and executed GUI, functional, integration, system, load, performance, End-to-End and regression tests
  • Created Master, Test Plans and Test cases for assigned projects, reviewed and approved Test Plans created by cross-functional teams participated in release projects
  • Apply patches to Kronos WFC, update firmware on Kronos clocks as needed; apply Windows patches to Kronos application server as needed. Write all internal documentation and end user training materials for Kronos
  • As a Kronos Consultant, I work on implementing all building blocks of the Workforce Time and Attendance module as well configure the web server and app servers for the Kronos environment.
  • Working on ongoing Implementation of Kronos 6.2 across multiple regions for Union and Non-Union hourly employees.
  • Evaluate user needs and recommend best practices to implement new or improved Kronos functionality, create project plans, and develop, test, and implement new functionality/configuration; design test cases and manage/execute implementation projects for new/acquired divisions up to 300 employees.
  • Installed and configured WFC 7.1 including service packs to Database and Retained to rescue a stalled Kronos implementation.
  • Trained new hire associates.
  • Liaison between the business and the internal Kronos technical team. Utilized Kronos to find and resolve errors made by managers/timekeepers.
  • Configuration of shift differentials, accruals and holiday schedule for union employees.
  • Adept and experienced in problem solving and planning, allowing for 0 escalations of issues
  • Developing Interface from Kronos Workforce Timekeeper to HMS payroll for Attendance reporting.
  • Installing Kronos Workforce Central 7.0, DCM and Process manager on the client servers.
  • Act as SME for time and attendance policies and configuration best practices within the Kronos Workforce Central suite, advise on technical issues and contribute to team's successful implementation.
  • Configure and deploy attendance templates.
  • Applied comprehension of Kronos Architecture and products (Workforce Timekeeper, Scheduler, Forecast Manager, Integration Manager)
  • Worked on Upgradation, Configuration and implementation of Kronos Workforce Payroll 6.3, Benefits, Human Resources, and Workforce Central for Client.
  • Taleo integration with Lawson.
  • Data scrub engineering and database integrity analysis for Lawson 9.1, Ceridian Latitude, and Cybershift.
  • Configuration of shift differentials, accruals, benefit plan setup.

Kronos Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Independently configured the Kronos WFC v8.0 time-keeping system to ensure accurate time-keeping through maintenance of pay rules, schedule groups, security profiles, labor levels, and accrual profiles.
  • Time-keeping system to ensure accurate time-keeping through maintenance of pay rules, schedule groups, security profiles, labor levels, and accrual profiles.
  • Managed support for Analytics, Attendance, Advance Scheduling, Time Clocks, day to day operations and pay issues.
  • Gather requirements for Oracle Advanced benefits implementation. Meet with users to gather requirements regarding various benefit plans including medical, dental, HAS and CORBA plans.
  • Develop Test Scenarios for Pay Rules and Validated ADP ETime Systems to accurately import data to ADP Global View.
  • Worked on environment configurations necessary to successfully develop, deploy and maintain Kronos interfaces integrating HRMS (PeopleSoft), and Clocks like Kronos 4500.
  • Worked on creating and managing Pay rules, pay code distributions, work rules, breaks and all related block components for Pay policies.
  • Involved in the production support activities for Kronos application in Time and attendance, Absence management and Accruals modules.
  • Experience in writing Stored Procedures, Views, and Functions in SQL using Oracle SQL Developer for data to SSRS reports.
  • Upgrade existing Kronos 6.0 to Kronos 6.3
  • Designed and implemented complete set of manufacturing tests for Kronos.
  • Involved in the process profile modification and deployment in Kronos WFC.
  • Developed a healthcare System to manage the differentials of attendance and absence time for different HRIS Systems.
  • Performed different dimensions of testing, Functionality, Usability, Reliability, Performance, and Regression testing. I am experienced in both Manual and Automated testing techniques.
  • Worked on data integration between Kronos, ADP and Oracle HCM Application.
  • Worked on Oracle HCM cloud to help our customers to streamline their global HR processes.
  • Worked on the Carryover balances loading to employees kronos through interface design in Oracle which populates kronos interface tables.
  • Post all delivery tickets and receivers daily in Red Prairie (JDA) WMS. Utilizes WMS Integration software and JDA systems on a daily basis.
  • Configure Kronos pay rules, pay codes, function access profiles, attendance, accruals, and display profiles - UAT testing and Unit testing - provide the training material.
  • Implemented the full project lifecycle SDLC phases including requirements gatherings, development and quality assurance.
  • Evaluate requirements, write specifications, develop, test and deploy interfaces through WIM 8.0 using extensive and complex calculations and database queries and commands

Kronos Consultant

Confidential, Farmington, CT

Responsibilities:

  • Configures all elements of the Kronos application to include: Pay Rules, Work Rules, Accruals, Scheduling, WIMs, Attendance, Access Profiles, etc.
  • Accountable for gathering and analyzing business requirement specifications, measurements, data mappings, policies, business procedures, etc. as well as transforming them into creative solutions within the system.
  • Documentation, analysis, escalation and resolution of UAT Issues
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like workforce timekeeper, accruals, activities, advanced scheduler, forecasting, attendance and Kronos workforce central upgrade.
  • Performed analysis work within Workforce Device Manager (time clocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like workforce timekeeper, accruals, activities, advanced scheduler, forecasting, attendance and Kronos workforce central upgrade.
  • Performed analysis work within Workforce Device Manager (time clocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Worked with WFM solution concepts such as Benefits, Time & Attendance, Entitlements, accruals and employee Scheduling.
  • Configuration of shift differentials, accruals and holiday schedule for union employees.
  • Implemented ADP eTime/ Kronos Workforce core v3.x - v8.x, Navigator, Leave, Calculated accruals, Attendance, Activities, Advance Scheduler, Timecard Attestation, Calendar, Time Off Request, Org Maps & Jobs, Process Manager, WIM- Workforce Integration Manager, and Setup Data Manager
  • Configuration of Workforce Timekeeper Pay Rules, Accruals, Wage Profile, Schedule Rules and Adjustment Rule, per DSR, in Kronos WFC v 6.3 and currently 7.0.
  • Testing Lead devising test scripts for Pay Rules, Person Import, Payroll Export, Punch Import, Punch Export and Schedule Export.
  • Responsible for Identifying required pay code Profiles, work rule Profiles and Labor Level Sets
  • Experience including implementation of Kronos Workforce Center Timekeeper, Scheduler, Connect/Workforce Integration Manager, Data Collection Manager/Workforce Device Manager, Kronos terminals
  • Implemented ADP eTime/ Kronos Workforce core v3.x - v8.x, Navigator, Leave, Calculated accruals, Attendance, Activities, Advance Scheduler, Timecard Attestation, Calendar, Time Off Request, Org Maps & Jobs, Process Manager, WIM - Workforce Integration Manager, and Setup Data Manager
  • Configuration of Workforce Timekeeper Pay Rules, Accruals, Wage Profile, Schedule Rules and Adjustment Rule, per DSR, in Kronos WFC v 6.3 and currently 7.0.
  • Specifically, mapped user inputs in JIRA for Agile projects to determine feasibility with executive reporting requirements. Familiar with WFM solution concepts such as Benefits, Time & Attendance, Entitlements Time & Attendance, Entitlements, accruals and employee Scheduling
  • Installed and customized Stromberg Time and Attendance Software for corporate clients.
  • Successfully deployed Workforce Central 6.0 (WFC) from an installed base of employees in WFC 6.3 to WFC 8.0
  • Leading a team of SME (s) /IT Admins, in order to create a SoD (Separation of Duties) matrix. All interfaces include PeopleSoft Financials, Infinium, Kronos, OMS, WCS, WMS, Point of Sale, Microstrategy and UC4.
  • Implemented ADP eTime/ Kronos Workforce core v3.x - v8.x, Navigator, Leave, Calculated accruals, Attendance, Activities, Advance Scheduler, Timecard Attestation, Calendar, Time Off Request, Org Maps & Jobs, Process Manager, WIM - Workforce Integration Manager, and Setup Data Manager
  • Maintained and administered the Kronos/eTime application with knowledge of SQL.
  • Evaluate requirements, write specifications for, develop, test and deploy interfaces through WIM 7.0 using extensive and complex calculations and database queries and commands.
  • Delivered several trainings to agents introducing them to their role within workforce management to the leader of the Employee Engagement Team
  • Extensive Experience on various Kronos modules like workforce timekeeper, accruals, activities, advanced scheduler, forecasting, attendance and Kronos workforce central upgrade.
  • Performed analysis work within Workforce Device Manager (time clocks), WIM interfaces inbound (employee data) and outbound (payroll hours/wage), pay rules, accruals, reports, wage profiles, etc.
  • Worked with WFM solution concepts such as Benefits, Time & Attendance, Entitlements, accruals and employee Scheduling.
  • Configuration of shift differentials, accruals and holiday schedule for union employees.

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