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  1. 1. Samir Patel Professional Summary Result oriented senior data architect with over 16 years of global experience in development and delivery of solutions and related process. Played different key roles including –Senior Data Architect, Data Modeler, Data Analyst, Project Manager, Application Architect and Technical Architect. Experience working in different business sectors, including retail, banking, finance and telecom. Expertise in leading large scale Data Management and BI/DW efforts which include Data Governance, Data Management, Master Data Management for clients based on problems or opportunities, while providing strategies, frameworks and roadmaps. Motivated team player with excellent analytical, problem solving skills; good communication and inter-personal skills. Experience Synopsis • Experience as an Architect and manager/lead to drive BI/DW and OLTP projects and help with estimations. • Involved in providing strategic direction and development cycles - from creating processes to development of training. • Experience managing and leading large BI/DW efforts by actively involving with the key business stakeholders, IT executives and all key personal. • Led effort to design enterprise conceptual, logical and conceptual data models using the retail industry standard models. • Experience working with senior management and end-users, educating and sharing knowledge on data architect strategies and feasibility of developing solutions and roadmap. • Proven track record in problem solving, technological solutions and strategic planning. • Consistent record of success in delivering strategic projects. • Experienced working with the cross functional teams across USA, India and Philippines from multiple vendors. Experience: Neimal Marcus,Dallas TX Sep 2011 to present Senior Data Architect Environment: ERwin, Teradata v13, Oracle 11g, SQL Server 2012, DB2, Micro Strategy, Data Stage • Accomplished development of logical data model using the industry data models like ARTS and Teradata Logical model which improved the delivery and quality. • Implemented standardization of several data governance processes: naming convention definition and enforcement as well as instituting data quality standards • Crafted vision and road map for the data analysis, data design and data modeling team. As a result team was able to deliver 2 times more with same number of resources. • Led development of enterprise data models which resulted in execution of projects by 30% savings projects several thousand dollars. • Implemented design of data model for Target Pharmacy operational reporting which enabled delivery of key information efficiently resulted in a savings of several thousands of dollars. • Led efforts to develop data models for OLTP and BI projects in multiple business capabilities • Facilitated data requirement gathering sessions for Merchandising and Stores business capabilities • Responsible for delivering tactical and strategic data model solutions in merchandising space to enable multi-channel capabilities which will generate multimillion dollars in revenue. • Facilitated implementation of data modeling scorecard which helped improve the quality of data model. Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. Wipro, Minneapolis, MN Jun 2005 to Sep 2011 Enterprise Data Architect Best Buy Corporation, Minneapolis, MN (Jun ’05 to Sep ‘11); Enterprise Data Architect Environment: Sybase Power Designer, Teradata v12, Oracle 11g, SQL Server 2008, Informatica, Business Objects • Directed effort to deliver canonical models for location, item and vendor using the OAGIS standards which resulted in streamlining of information shared across the enterprise. This also resulted in a savings of several thousand dollars. • Managed effort to build 300 KPI to measure state of business from 2000+ metrics. Effort resulted in defining one definition of a given metric enterprise wide resulting in less confusion and effective measurement of the state of business. • Directed work on first Master Data Management (MDM) strategy for Vendor to develop design of logical data model using IBM MDM solutions. This effort replaced 4 disparate sources into one centralized solution resulting in lower total cost of ownership • Worked on effort to replace manual process of calculating vendor funding to automated system resulted in significant savings of several millions of dollars. • Facilitated Market place program from data architecture perspective to deliver solution with multi-vendor sourcing; expanded seller network; enhancements to customer experience on; revised architecture to streamline processing and sales of millions of products where Best Buy does not "own" the inventory; and updates to emerging channels applications for Best Buy. • Championed efforts to define standards for enterprise archive/purge strategy for over 10 systems by working with multiple teams from Legal and Litigation teams. • Implemented standardization of several data governance processes: naming convention definition and enforcement as well as instituting data quality standards • Led engagements on complex and very large OLTP and Data Warehouse projects • Led data requirement gathering sessions for MDM and various strategic projects • Responsible for leading Semantic Layer design for Sales and Inventory which helped retire 10 different Adhoc applications resulting savings of several thousands of dollars • Successfully led an effort to build the offshore data architecture team which resulted in increased project delivery efficiency by 25%. • Managed the overall budget, resource acquisition, resource allocation and resource balancing of the projects for Best Buy legal team. Global Corporate Solutions, Pittsburg, PA Jun 2001 to May 2005 Senior Technical Lead Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN (Oct ’03 to May ‘05); Technical Lead, Diagnostic Toolkit Environment: Oracle 9i, ERwin, PL/SQL, SQL*Loader, TOAD, Unix, Control M scheduler • Led application development through requirement, design, development and implementation of a dashboard solution. • Directed effort to develop logical and physical data models Capital One, Richmond, VA (Sep ’02 to Sep ‘03); Technical Lead, Retention Environment: Oracle 8i, ERwin 3.0, PL/SQL, Informatica 5.1, C, Pro *C, UNIX, Power Builder, Clearcase • Led requirements effort for the application design and also developed strategy for data warehouse • Spearheaded development effort using, PL/SQL packages, functions, Database Triggers, Pro *C etc. Capital One, Richmond, VA (Jun ’01 to Sep ‘02); Technical Lead, Secured Card Tracking Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. Environment: Oracle 8i, ERwin 3.0, PL/SQL, Informatica 5.1, C, Pro *C, UNIX, Power Builder, Clearcase • Application and systems engineer on numerous large scale Secured credit card business applications and system software projects • Acquired broad experience in various RDBMS tools and technologies, including ORACLE and UNIX application software development. Mastek/Majesco, India and USA Jan 1997 to Jun 2001 Technical Lead AT&T, Dallas, TX (Jun ’99 to Jun ‘01); Technical Lead, Sales Datamart Environment: Oracle 7.3, SQL*Plus, Pro*C, Java, JDBC, NDM, Informatica, Cognos Impromptu, UNIX • Involved in talking to users collecting requirements and converting them into technical specs. • Led Data Analysis and design effort to develop Conceptual and Physical data model. • Led effort to develop ETL process using Informatica and also assisted with reporting solution. Hewlett-Packard, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Feb ’98 to May ‘99); Senior Developer, Telecom Call Center Management Environment: Oracle 7.3, SQL*Plus, C, Pro*C, SQL*Loader, ERwin, PL/SQL, Crystal Reports, UNIX • Worked on Documentation of Data flow diagrams and preparation of ER diagrams using ERwin. • Assisted with effort to design replicated solution to work across 4 different call centers. Motorola, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Jan ’97 to Jan ‘98); Senior Developer, World Wide Pricing Environment: Oracle 7.3, MAMBO, Entera 3.0, Pro*C, PL/SQL, SQL*Loader, HTML, UNIX • Assisted with development of HTML pages and Java Script • Involved in coding, PL/SQL packages, functions, stored procedures, Triggers etc. for Standard Chartered Bank, India Mar 1996 to Dec 1996 Senior Developer Environment: Power Builder 4.0, Oracle 7.3, Power TOOL, UNIX and 3 tiered architecture • Involved in requirement study for the Credit Appraisal system • Involved in development of Power Builder Objects Industrial Investment Trust, India Aug 1993 to Feb 1996 Developer Environment: Oracle 7.3, Power Builder 3.0, SQL *Plus, UNIX, SQR and UNIX shell scripting • Developed screens for Data Entry for Finance Management • Involved in coding, functions and stored procedure and database triggers for batch processing etc. Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. Education: Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from the Bombay (Mumbai) University, INDIA. Diploma in Digital Electronics from Bombay University, INDIA Certification: Teradata Certified Professional V2R5 Awards/Achievements: Recognized by Majesco (Subsidiary of Mastek) Software for Leadership Excellence with AT & T Recognized by Best Buy leadership for successful implementation of a strategic project in 2009 and 2011 Professional Affiliations: The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) Data Management Association (DAMA) Key Technical Skills: Skill Experience Last Used Oracle 9i / 10g / 11g / R2 Database Platform 10+ years Current Teradata/SQL Server/DB2 7+ years Current Data Modeling / Fully Attributed Models (Normalization / Star Schema) 10+ years Current Data Architecture – Relational DBs / Data Warehouse / ODS, etc. 10+ years Current CASE Tools / Erwin / Power Designer, etc. 10+ years Current Integration Tools – Informatica, etc. 4+ years Sep 2011 OLAP / Reporting Tools – Cognos, etc. 5+ years Current SQL Scripting / Querying 10+ years Current Data Analysis / Architect – Data Mining / Large Scale Data Modeling 10+ years Current Business Requirements Gathering / Analysis 10+ years Current XML/HTML/Java Script 1+ years Sep 2011 Agile Project Development 1+ years Current Page 4 of 4