SUMMARY<br />Business Intelligence professional with experience using SQL Server 2008 and an extensive background in IBM technology systems. <br /><ul><li>Complete system design documentation (SDLC procedures), both design overview and detail processes using MS Word, MS Excel, Visio, and MS Power Point.
Gathering data from diverse groups and converting them into detailed logical flow charts and specifications for a business solution.
Assessing technical needs required by the development plan.
Identifying technical constraints and solutions for them.
Detailed oriented with a motivated work ethic, and an ability to work in a fast paced environment.
QA unit testing procedures, including system wide testing and regression testing.
Microsoft Excel PowerPivot.</li></ul>TECHNICAL SKILLS<br />Microsoft Technologies:<br />SQL Server 2008 Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services (SSAS), SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services (SSRS), Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Performance Point Server, Microsoft Word, Excel (with PowerPivot), and Visio.<br />Mainframe Technologies:<br />Cobol, DB2, OS JCL, OS Utilities, FileAid, SyncSort, Spufi, TSO/ISPF, EJES, PanValet, Zeke Scheduling, VSAM, and exposure to MQ Series and CICS.<br />Databases:<br />MS SQL Server 2008<br />IBM DB2 v9<br />Query Languages:<br />T-SQL, MDX, IBM SQL, and QMF<br />SetFocus, LLC.Parsippany, NJ01/2011-04/2011<br />Business Intelligence Master’s Program<br />The SetFocus Business Intelligence Master’s Program is an intensive, hands–on, project oriented program where participants acquire knowledge of these tools and gain valuableexperience putting the Business Intelligence skill set to use in a simulated work environment. The project includes the following:<br /><ul><li>Design an ETL process to build a staging warehouse incorporating data from three different sources. This process includes creating the tables to hold the input data, performing data conversion on the input files to SQL Server data types, creating calculated fields for inclusion into the OLTP target, and design processes to determine if insert or update of a row was needed. Also included was building scheduling packages, defining integration flow, log data error exceptions and orphaned data, define Database Maintenance Plans, and send email notifications of the package execution results.
Create an Analysis solution based upon the data in the staging structure. This is to include a cube with multiple dimensions, measures, calculations, key performance indicators (KPIs), to analyze and measure the profitability and costs. Created MDX queries according to business requirements.
Create reports using SQL Server Reporting Services, and Excel. These were detail and summary reports, line charts, trend analysis reports and sub-reports. The results were deployed to dashboards in MOSS 2007 Report Center producing different summary results based on user view and role membership.
Created score cards and reports using Microsoft Office Performance Point Server 2007 Dashboard Designer extracting data from SQL Server 2008 OLAP data source and deployed to SharePoint sites.
Studied and reviewed application of Kimball data warehouse methodology across various industries. Worked with data-handling scenarios, such as multiple hierarchies, data-driven KPI goals, sourced either from dimension attributes or fact tables, handling Type-2 slowly changing dimensions. Possess solid knowledge of writing tuning and optimizing T-SQL queries.</li></ul>PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE<br />Contract work for various central NJ firms 2010 – 2011<br />SQL Server Database Developer / document writer<br />Contracted to provide expertise on individual projects for the following goals:<br />Verifying that the processes would deliver results that the users brought up in initial conceptual design studies. <br />Provided data verification using TSQL queries for adhoc requests.<br />BI reporting using Excel with PowerPivot.<br />Created test case scenarios covering the modifications and also regression testing to the existing systems.<br />Developed documentation/manuals that summarized the system processes and how to support the new processes.<br />Developed training guides to assist the users in learning the new processes.<br />Chubb Insurance Warren, NJ 2000 –2010<br />Programmer/Analyst for the mainframe Technical Architecture group for the Claim IT department. <br />Major Development Projects<br /><ul><li>Developed a ETL process for an auto fraud system to meet compliance requirements for the State of NJ to detect possibilities of auto fraud. Transmitted to the state on a workday basis.
Technical tools used: Cobol, OS JCL, DB2 / SQL, FTP.</li></ul>Provided critical ETL for Insurance Service Offices (ISO) risk management analysis to ensure specific information was provided according to regulations established by ISO.<br />Technical tools used: Cobol, OS JCL, DB2 / SQL, FTP.<br />Data collected for Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) to determine any items listed that required legal intervention to meet payment obligations while upholding the company’s reputation for quick claim service.<br />Technical tools used: Cobol, OS JCL, DB2 / SQL, CICS, MQ Series.<br />Predictive Modeling ETL process. This effort required working closely with actuaries, third party vendors, and senior management to prepare the extracts from a variety of system resources. This effort had a direct bearing on the corporate annual financial summary.<br />Technical tools used: DB2 / SQL, Oracle, Cobol, OS/JCL, <br />PRIOR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY<br /><ul><li>PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANIES, Senior Systems Analyst
THE McGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, Client Server Specialist