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Senior Solution Architect / Project Manager Resume

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Columbia, MD


  • Experienced Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst with 18+ years of success leading diverse, global Information technology projects.
  • Certified PMP with extensive IT project management experience and proven track record implementing innovative ERP, software engineering, and cloud IT solutions to improve and enhance global supply chain, logistics, sales, manufacturing, trade compliance, master data management, and demand planning processes.
  • Highly organized hands - on manager of end-to-end full life cycle projects following SDLC guidelines.


SDLC Waterfall and Agile Project Management

SAP Configuration (ECC)LE, OTC, SD, GTS, MM, IM, TM, EHS, BI

Lean Supply Chain

Process Improvement

EDI XML, X12 Integration

Business Requirements Analysis and Tracking

Master Data Management (MDM)

Warehouse/Transportation Management

Database Analysis Tools: LSMW, SQL

Project Financial Management

Global Trade Compliance


Logistics/Freight Forwarder EDI Integration

Seeburger BIS6

Cloud Solution

Cost/Benefits Evaluation

GTS Customs Integration

Global Order Management

MS Project, Excel, Visio


Confidential, Columbia, MD

Senior Solution Architect / Project Manager


  • Led blended global project teams and managed successful implementation of software projects using PMI and SDLC methodology, techniques, and tools.
  • Created business process improvements and automation, drove savings through risk reductions, improved revenue recognition, and lowered costs to achieve company goals.
  • Utilized best practice standards, business knowledge, industry trends analysis, and judgement to guide IT policies.
  • Planned resource allocation, recruitment of consultants, and KPI performance measures.
  • Planned and executed creation of separate Global Trade Compliance system (GTS) for divested company in key strategic role during company split.

Senior IT Project Manager - Business Analyst



  • Managed all ERP projects related to supply chain, logistics, sales and distribution, and global trade compliance (GTS).
  • Successfully managed cross-functional global teams to achieve business value and ensure projects with tight deadlines completed on time and under budget.
  • Served as design lead and project manager for implementation of new functionality in SAP LE, SD, MM, EHSM, and GTS systems.
  • Managed project roadmap, portfolio of all logistics, and compliance related projects.
  • Led testing effort through all test cycles in SDLC, coordinating key business and IT resources.
  • Mentored, coached, and evaluated performance of team members to enhance skill sets in high demand environment.
  • Managed cross-functional project team to implement full EDI interface with BDP International to manage ocean container shipment planning, tracking, and visibility resulting in 20% improvement on-time global shipments.

Senior SAP Business Systems Analyst



  • Performed business requirements analysis, design, construction, implementation/configuration, test planning and execution, specification development, and production support for ERP projects related to sales and distribution, billing, pricing, logistics, master data management, and EDI system interface functionality.
  • Led GMDM initiative to analyze, clean, and standardize global master data in SAP-ERP and customs systems.
  • Involved extensively in conversion from legacy systems to single instance SAP 4.0B for global organization.
  • Led design and implementation of customized SAP warehouse and transportation management functionality.

Senior Programmer/Analyst



  • Led team of programmer/analysts on software projects.
  • Provided requirements analysis, design, and programming support for legacy mainframe financial systems, and Unix-based warehouse management system.
  • Coordinated testing and final implementation. Designed and developed multi-tier Excel based sales reporting and forecasting applications to support new corporate product line structure and sales productivity standards.
  • Required by German customs organization to use ATLAS version 8.6 with FTAM connection for all electronic customs filings for shipments from Germany. Failure to comply in less than two months would incur significant increase in operational costs and potential shipping delays.
  • As primary SAP-GTS solution architect, managed local and offshore team in project to complete necessary upgrades to ensure end-to-end compliance and successful system validation and implementation.
  • Company had numerous solutions globally to handle hazardous product documentation in SAP, which lacked scalability to handle global regulations.
  • Poor technical and process design exposed company to potential fines for incorrect hazardous shipping data and risk of held or cancelled shipments. Lack of standard global process also inhibited integration with plant systems and third-party logistics partners.
  • Company had manual processes for export shipment planning and tracking, leading to poor visibility of global shipments in process, delays causing late or cancelled shipments, and increased customer complaints.
  • Managed cross-functional project team to implement full EDI interface with BDP International to handle shipment booking, acknowledgement, and real-time event dates for ocean container tracking.
  • Also, led project to harmonize SAP SD processes for export shipments and standardize data points for status dates to enable reporting on global shipment metrics.
  • Reduced man hours spent on researching shipments, booking/verifying orders, and sales and operations planning. Global export team had greater visibility and improved reaction time to deal with shipment issues leading to 20% improvement for global on-time export shipments.

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