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Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant
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Higher Ed. ERP SME, Data Analyst, Integration, Implementation, Migration Consultant

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Over fifteen years of experience in providing expert solutions in cross-platform product …

Over fifteen years of experience in providing expert solutions in cross-platform product
development, enhancement, data analysis, and support. Proficient in Oracle 11g SQL optimization
techniques, designing, developing PL/SQL ETL, IDR, ODS, EDW processes.

Specialize in integration, implementation, legacy conversion, migration, data analysis; gathering
client requested integration points for multiple systems, conversion requirements, and quality
control throughout the integration life cycle.

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  • 1. Mohammad AmjadHigher Ed. ERP - SME, Data Analyst,Integration, Implementation,Migration Consultant
  • 2. Career Highlights• Thirteen years of progressive responsibility in key roles in RDBMSand ERP systems, data analysis, integration, implementation, andenhancement in various environments.• Specialize in integration, implementation, legacy conversion,migration, data analysis, gathering client requested integrationpoints for variety of systems, conversion requirements, and qualitycontrol throughout the integration life cycle.• Promoted the enterprise wide artifact repository, created a TOGAFinspired Enterprise Architecture reference catalog of designs andreusable implementations.
  • 3. Professional ExperienceERP and Data Analyst – Feb 2013 (short-term)ITsBizNet L.L.C.• Determine requirements, coordinate resources related to functions, processes,data management, and applications service.• Analyze and provide technical support to meet business needs; functional design,Business Process Re-engineering, Business Process Improvement, and BusinessProcess Management, reviews, and gap analysis of current state to future state ofsystem.• Design, architect solutions, functional performance tuning, project effortestimates, lead, and mentor team members.• Contributing to design discussions in a cross-functional environment. Assisting inarchitectural/developing standards, guidelines, best practices, and buildingrepositories.
  • 4. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013• Involve in Integration/implementation of Banner® ERP suite with manyapplications by leveraging a variety of sources, engaging with client, vendor, andtechnical personnel.• Perform techno-functional role in implementing, integrating solutions with ERPsystem, and third party service vendors on Oracle 11g using BEP, BEIS, and 11gOracleStreams.Strategy, Planning, and Leadership:• Initiated getting approval and support for the project.• Work with principal architect in creating tractability through diagrams from highlevel stakeholders to low-level application layer.• Lead integration planning of Ellucian™ Banner® EPR and facilitate the seamlessintegration with various applications.
  • 5. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013• Execute integration plan, monitor creeping requirements, identify probable risks,fill gaps, plan migration, and deployment.• Assess existing procedures to allow the application to respond to business changesin Agile/Scrum environment.• Prioritized integration points for multiple universities, set-up schedules, delegateddevelopment tasks, meting with business/technical stakeholders.• Collaborate with business analysts, business users and other developers inconceptualization and development of new technical objects within the OracleRDBMS.• Responsible for design, integration, and implementation of technical databasesolutions, involve in data analysis that supports the company business strategiesand objectives.
  • 6. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013Acquisition and Deployment:• SME in ellucian™ Banner® ERP, expert in metrics, dependencies, and validationrules of the ERP; trained business on how to leverage them to get access to criticaldecision data.• Provided technical consulting to management, business users, and technicalassociates. Involve equally with scope management, communicationmanagement, issues management, risks management, and quality managementteams.• Interfaced over five applications through SOA platform with ellucian™ Banner®ERP using SOAP, WSDL, XML Schema (XSD), and Other Web Services using SOAtools.• Integrated business events publishing (BEP) via OracleStreams, propagating,populating queuing table, and formatting XML PAYLOAD specific to business eventwhich later can be picked up by subscriber applications.
  • 7. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013• Support technical team that produced a new business event publishing interfacewhich enable the integration of ERP system with multiple applications in near real-time transaction processing.• Introduced new processes for smooth deployment of integration, written bashand SQL scripts for integration objects and functions deployments.• Resolved integration issues proactively via in-depth involvement of entire Banner®ERP implementation and integration with other applications.• Documented present state of processes, worked with architects, technical teamsto determine future states, and helped architect those states.• Introduced industry standards in development, such as naming conventions anddevelopment methods, and build repository to store the artifacts.
  • 8. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013Data Analysis and Design:• Gather, analyze, and document the data requirements for projects of medium tohigh complexity and moderate to high risk, perform source system data qualityanalysis.• Create the functional requirements, develop and test functional designs, supervisethe application build-test-deploy, and lead a small team.• Provide business-impact-driven analysis, Higher Ed. ERP suites data analysis, andcommunicate results to stakeholders utilizing state-of-the-art developmentprocesses and architecture.• Determine security roles and integration approaches; provide required data andpre-requisites for the Banner ERP suite and other RDBMS based on business rules.
  • 9. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013Development of ETL, IDR, ODS, and EDW Processes:• Evaluate requirements from functional specifications, create efficient technicaldesigns, development of POCs in execution of command line SQL scripts to uploadand refine data for operational data store.• List baseline objects and develop associated custom scripts in extract data.• Determine mapping application, extract data fields to DB tables, analyzeassociated tables, views, packages, procedures, and functions in extract process.• Determine security roles and integration approaches; provide required data andpre-requisites for the Banner ERP suite and other RDBMS based on business rules.• Solve complex inter-system integration issues, help developers writing ETL scriptsin SQL and PL/SQL to load data into a centralized IDR (integrated data repository).
  • 10. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013• Lead development efforts for new ERP systems data integration with IDR, ODS,and EDW.• Performed data mapping from source system (Banner® ERP) into an integrateddata repository (IDR)• Provide support in development of Oracle SQL scripts for Key PerformanceIndicator (KPI) reports and measure performance against goals.• Assist DBA in deployment and testing of ETL scripts from data load to stagingareas, staging area to EDW (enterprise data warehouse).
  • 11. ERP Solution Integration, Implementation Consultant, and Data AnalystApollo Group Inc. Chicago, IL Jan 2012 – Jan 2013Operational Management:• Understand ERP business processes and analyze data mapping between ERP, datawarehouse, and presentation layer; determine gaps, suggest solution to close thegaps.• Identify inconsistent data across different instances and makes recommendationto business and technical teams to address them accordingly.• Provide support for business critical application problems and issues. Interfacewith vendors who enhance and support the clients integration software.• Turn identified solution delivery requests into project plans, including detailedwork-plans, and timelines which meet the needs of functional management andprocess owners.• Design, develop, deploy, and maintain technical objects in Oracle databases.Create detailed database technical design specifications from businessrequirements.
  • 12. Migration/Implementation Consultant, Data Analyst, ERP DeveloperSunGard Corporation (now ellucian™) May 2011 – Jan 2012• Involved in implementation/integration of Financial Module of Banner® ERP for agroup of community colleges (LCTCS) and the third party vendors interface toassist in tracking transfers from other institutions.• Migration of legacy data, integration, implementation, development, andenhancement of SunGard ERP suite for NSULA.Data Analysis and Migration:• Directly interfaced with stakeholders, representatives from the Registrar’s Office;collected requirements for institutional research department and createdinterfaces.• Gathered requirements, prepare model for ETL processes, staging data, uploadedfrom staging area.• Identified risks, and reported to PM as potential risks, and delays in deploymentdeadlines, identified potential bug suggested upgrade in Oracle version.
  • 13. Migration/Implementation Consultant, Data Analyst, ERP DeveloperSunGard Corporation (now ellucian™) May 2011 – Jan 2012• Acted as the liaison between business stakeholders and technical teams.• Communicate directly with key business and IT stakeholders to confirmrequirements, consider design alternatives, facilitate discussions, and ultimatelydrive requirements sign-off.• Created detailed system interface specifications, data mapping, system processdesigns, and business process improvement (BPI).• Involved in building DB interfaces, writing technical specification, legacyinstitutional research interfacing, and crosswalk with the universities legacycomponents.• Performed legacy data conversion, interface specification collection, Banner®integration, and user/technical documentation for the solutions.
  • 14. Migration/Implementation Consultant, Data Analyst, ERP DeveloperSunGard Corporation (now ellucian™) May 2011 – Jan 2012Acquisition and Deployment:• Created three tier ETL process which at self-service layer takes input, atapplication layer validate business process, eliminate errors by reporting variousinvalid data, and finally at database layer load data into cross module objects tofulfill business needs.• Write SQL scripts to transform data through mapping the data from multiplesources/formats, reconcile, and tie data together to upload in ERP modules.• Written complex SQL, PL/SQL ETL scripts, helped in migration, and operations ofsixteen community olleges on SunGard Corporation ERP suite (Banner® DigitalCampus) system in Oracle RDBMS on Linux platform.
  • 15. Migration/Implementation Consultant, Data Analyst, ERP DeveloperSunGard Corporation (now ellucian™) May 2011 – Jan 2012Operational Management:• Developed, prepared subject specific materialized views, data-marts, views, andinline views to support specific general modular BI reporting processes throughmany BI tools.• Preserved existing functionality and assets in addition to projects andprocurements that created new assets and functionalities.• Ensured that deliverable met functional and non-functional requirements andconformed to referenced architectures.• Evaluate, communicate and coordinate the technical impacts of applicationconfiguration decisions.• Facilitate knowledge transfer and educate clients on developing and operatinginterfaces to and from Oracle platform.
  • 16. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011• Performed expert services for consortium of higher education universities andassociated organizations in designing, building, customizing, data analysis, tests,enhancements, maintenance of client solutions, and additional systemfunctionalities in a teaming environment.Strategy and Planning:• Worked with business partners, project managers, functional, and technical teamsto ensure that user requirements are met and all deliverables get approved.• Suggested industrys best-practice in solutions and developed optimal solution.• Coordinated, evaluated, and communicated the technical impacts of applicationconfiguration decisions; determine integration approaches based on assessedimpacts.• Provide required data and pre-requisites for the ERP suite based on business rules.
  • 17. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011• Worked with functional staff to ensure that user requirements are met and alldeliverables get approved.• Mapped functional requirements, transforming them into technical requirements.• Helped prepare feasibility for an IT investment project which involved centralizingthe Administrative Operation of 35+ community colleges for the state of Texasusing a Higher Education Banner® ERP suite.
  • 18. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Requirement Gathering:• Elicit requirements from business experts, stakeholders, and translated theserequirements into software implementation that integrate with existing softwarecomponents.• Performed need analysis on requests for process enhancement (RPE) of variousmodules of Banner® ERP suite.• Collected necessary information and developed specifications for the proposedsolution.• Communicate strategies of resolution with Project Managers of clients or otherinvolved parties regarding upgrades, enhancements/enrichment of functionalities.
  • 19. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Data Modeling & Data Architecture:• Experience with Data Technology that includes data modeling, data governance,master data management, metadata, data architecture, and data warehouse.• Create and manage logical and physical data models for projects of medium tohigh complexity and moderate to high risk.• Designed and developed major addition and revision of functionality of ERP.• Researches methodologies to apply systems’ resources to meet business needs,also determine how the system will be realized.• Develop, implement, support methodologies, standards, and tools for datamanagement.• Responsible for the development and implementation of conceptual and logicaldata models for all persistent data structures across the enterprise reportingenvironment.
  • 20. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Software Development Lifecycle:• Executes software development lifecycle (SDLC) activities, from requirements,development through verification.• Performs analysis and designs activities to support complex database system in anenterprise architecture environment specific to Data Architecture domain.• Develop, implement and provide operational support to all modules of Banner®ERP suite that supports several business segment components of the IT businesssystems plan.
  • 21. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Component Based Development Lifecycle:• Involved in defining components build scope, business functionalities, integrate,and test components into current ERP suite for CBD Lifecycle.• Study methods and behaviors of existing interface for alteration; adapt throughwrapping the component with layer of codes that implements the requiredchanges.• Introduced platform independency in development process of ERP’s cross modulenew component based development (CBD).• Build new component by defining the interface, establish the intent of eachmethod of component, design, code, integrate, test, Implement, and automate ofthe code delivery.• Developed RPE using SQL and PL/SQL for release using bash script (glue code);established the interaction between the interfaces, test and Implement.
  • 22. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Business Process Re-engineering and Business Process Improvement:• Participate in Business Process Improvement (BPI), suggest and build continuousimprovement through gradual incremental process.• Gained clear understanding of business process and available technologiesthrough interviews.• Designed a new set of future processes, prepared transition plan (to close the gapbetween future and current processes), and implemented the plan.• Define the scope and objectives of the BPR project; develop various businessprocess re-engineering (BPR) projects.
  • 23. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Development ETL Processes, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Data Marts:• Experienced in data architecture and design of OLTP, DSS, OLAP, data warehouse,Kimball’s Dimensional DW, Star Schema (Dimensional model) and relationaldatabases.• Expertise in the areas of relational theory, data normalization and entity-relationship modeling as well as dimensional modeling.• Knowledge of data architecture and development of business intelligenceenvironments, solutions delivery, integration, data management, technologies,and best practices.• Assist in metadata management, data mining, data modeling, data cleansing,transformation, matching, data stewardship, data quality, data integration, datasecurity, and data marts.
  • 24. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011• Extensive knowledge of data, data structures, data integrity concepts, datastandardization, ETL processing, data hygiene, and merge/purge concepts.• Component base development of BI, institutional research, and other businessrelated Integration end-points.• Prepare subject specific data-marts, views, materialized views, and inline views tosupport specific or general modular reporting processes through many BI tools.• Document and map interaction (source-to-target, source-to-ETL mapping)between business processes, information, and data for projects• Create BI reports using Oracle analytics, Reports Builder, and Discoverer forseveral modules of ERP suite.
  • 25. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011ERP Migration:• Elicit requirements from business experts, stakeholders, and translated theserequirements into software implementation that integrate with existing softwarecomponents.• Analyzed dependencies on third party interface through variety of possiblescenarios and impact on current system behavior.• Contribute to the definition of product strategy and integration business eventpublishing road map within systems.• Helped architecture and development teams on interoperability of the productwith other system components using ETL and other data interface method.• Document and map interaction (source-to-target, source-to-ETL mapping)between business processes, information, and data for projects
  • 26. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011• Performed need analysis on requests for process enhancement (RPE) of variousmodules of Banner® ERP suite.• Collected necessary information and developed specifications for the proposedsolution.• Communicate strategies of resolution with Project Managers of clients or otherinvolved parties regarding upgrades, enhancements/enrichment of functionalities.• Component base development of BI, institutional research, and other businessrelated Integration end-points.• Participated in the ERP suite migration of client’s existing VMS system to newLinux Servers, written conversion shell scripts, migration utilities, mass data entryscripts, upgrades, and custom reports.• Prepare subject specific data-marts, views, materialized views, and inline views tosupport specific or general modular reporting processes through many BI tools.
  • 27. Sr. ERP Solutions Analyst, Oracle DeveloperConcordia Administrative Information System Chicago, IL Aug 2000 – May 2011Operational Management:• Expert in ERP business processes and analyze data mapping between ERP, datawarehouse and presentation layer, highlighting gaps, and suggest solutions toclose gaps.• Expert with source system analysis and data maps linking source and Clientsystems.• In-depth understanding of Banner ERP tables, structures, data mapping, BIqueries, and prior implementation of ad-hoc reporting for various modules.• Identify inconsistent data across different instances and makes recommendationto business and technical teams to address them accordingly.• Build specifications, models, and reports for BI; promote BI benefits to theorganization and usage of various tools to relevant business groups.
  • 28. Technical Knowledge and SkillsRDBMS:• Databases: Oracle 10, 11g, MySQL, Access• Data Modeling Tools: Erwin, Visio, XMLSpy, eclipse, TOADs.• Languages: PL/SQL, SQL, MySQL, Bash, Shell, DCL• Familiarity: Perl, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, ASP, XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD• Platforms: Linux, UNIX, VAX/OpenVMS, Windows NT• Software/BI Tools:– TOAD (Quest), SQL Developer, Sequel Pro– Discoverer. Crystal Reports, Cognos– Oracle Forms Builder– Ellucians C-Tools– putty– FileZillaEA and BPA:Adoption of TOGAF 9.1, ArchiMate 2.0 and BPMN 2.0 for work products/deliverables.
  • 29. EducationDominican University River Forest, Illinois:Master of Science in Management Information System May 2005Concordia University River Forest, Illinois:Bachelor of Science in Computer Science August 2000The Open Group TOGAF 9 Certification – Chicago, Illinois:Expected result date May 2013

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