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  1. 1. BRIAN F. ADAMS MOUNT OLIVE, NEW JERSEY 07828  (973) 691-9235 brian_f_adams@hotmail.comSUMMARY:Highly motivated Business Intelligence Professional using SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft Technologies.Business-focused developer of scalable enterprise solutions which dramatically improve operational efficiency,productivity, and profitability. Insightful problem solver, adept at resolving issues across a broad range of applications.Demonstrated leadership abilities and team work skills as well as the ability to accomplish tasks under minimaldirection and supervision. Expert technical skills with exceptional versatility and adaptability.TECHNICAL SKILLS:Microsoft Technologies:SQL Server 2005 Integration Services, SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services, SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services,Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, MS Office Suite, Microsoft Visio, FrontPage , WindowsVista/XP/2000/NT/95.Databases:MS SQL Server 2005, Oracle, SybaseSoftware:Visual Studio .NET 2005, SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio, MDX, GERS by Escalate,Business Objects, PowerBuilder, DBArtisian, PL/SQL, Toad, SQL Anywhere, Unix, FTP, Extensity, C Language,TSO/ISPF, Dream Weaver Suite, Remedy, Peregrine Service Center, COBOL/COBOL II, CICS, Assembler,VSAM, SQL, JCL, CMS/XEDIT, OS/VS2, Endeavor, PVCS Version Manager, PVCS Tracker, Word.COMVERGE INC, EAST HANOVER, NJ 6/2009 – PresentDATABASE ANALYST • Quickly came on board and was put in charge of Comverges’ largest turn key Demand Response Energy client, a major Mid-Atlantic utility. • Created countless daily, weekly and monthly customized reports using T-SQL and SQL Server Integration Services. • Modified and enhanced existing reports to adapt to clients demanding needs and wishes. • Implemented SQL Server Integration Services Scripts to create a daily reporting schedule to run customized reports and automatically email internal and external users to support the client. • Collaborated and supported Program Manager and staff by producing ad hoc reports with little or no lead time. • Managed a java based online application by setting up new users, loading of inventory and client information and training of personnel on new releases. • Provided extracts of data on a daily and monthly basis for input into the client’s main frame.
  2. 2. SETFOCUS, LLC PARSIPPANY, NJ 3/2009 – 5/2009BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MASTER’S PROGRAM • Implemented a Labor Analysis Business Intelligence solution for a fictitious national construction company. • Existing data from diverse data sources were consolidated into a uniform SQL Server 2005 database using partitions. SQL Server Integration Services was used to define imports of the data, build scheduling packages, to define integration flow, log data error exceptions and orphaned data and to define Database Maintenance Plans and send emails. • Created a number of cubes, dimensions and business critical KPIs using SQL Server Analysis Services representing aggregations in several different ways - hierarchically and using custom groupings that the company will use to analyze performance. Created several MDX queries according to business requirements. • Developed several detail and summary reports including line and pie charts, trend analysis reports and sub- reports according to business requirements using SQL Server Reporting Services. • Implemented business intelligence dashboards using MOSS 2007 Report Center and Excel Services producing different summary results based on user view and role membership. • Created score cards with executive summary dashboards using MS Office Performance Point Server 2007 Dashboard Designer that display performance monitoring measures for sales, sales trends, and book return rates for a fictitious book publisher deriving data from a SQL Server 2005 OLAP data source and deployed them to SharePoint sites . The dashboards also contain drill-down capabilities to view book sales by book category and customer, through summary reports and sales trend charts. • Created score cards with advanced set of dashboards using MS Office Performance Point Server 2007 Dashboard Designer that feature executive summary measures for revenue, overhead costs, material purchases, labor and profitability trends for a fictitious construction company extracting data from a SQL Server 2005 OLAP data source and deployed them to SharePoint sites. The dashboards also contain pages to view performance by employee, by region, and by quarter enabling end-users to make filter selections.EXPERIENCE:SATYAM COMPUTER SERVICES PARSIPPANY, NJ 1998 - 2008SENIOR SOFTWARE ANALYST • Supported 70 + Sony Retail Stores, working on a POS System and an Inventory Management System, to streamline the process and improve productivity through team building initiatives. • Responsible for month end GL process and ad hoc reporting based on requirements using SQL queries established by the Finance team. • Business liaison for 2 new web based bid systems, responsibilities included requirement gathering, system design, data mapping diagrams/data flow diagrams and communications with off-shore development team. Also coordinated integration into main portal including security access, quality assurance testing and final deployment. • Managed an Off-Shore technology team working closely with Sony both domestically and internationally to establish goals and deliverables. • Established an outstanding rapport with the Sony Electronics’ Broadcast Professional Company by supporting, analyzing and enhancing twelve applications with both Sybase and Oracle back-ends on a UNIX platform. Systems include The Professional Website, Sonnex, Product Repository, Bulletin Tracking, Commissions, Tokyo Reporting, Equipment Tracking, Sales Budget and Pricing. • Learned and supported in a short period of time, the Peregrine’s Service Center - Call/Incident and Request Management modules. Lead designer for SAP Help Desk application. • Enhanced, analyzed, upgraded, certified and deployed, and supported Sony Electronics Financial PowerBuilder Systems, Sybase databases, UNIX server scripts and main frame input feeds as related to the conversions to SAP, Oracle Financials and the Y2K conversion. • Supported, analyzed, and enhanced the interfaces between Oracle Financials, Human Resources and The Credit Card Company to Extensity (Expense Report System) using Oracle Procedures & Triggers and UNIX server scripts.IBM GLOBAL SERVICES WEST ORANGE, NJ 1997 - 1998
  3. 3. I/T SPECIALIST, PRUDENTIAL HEALTHCARE ACCOUNT • Provided extracts of vital information on Health Care Plans to a Member Services Group to better serve the organization as part of a company wide savings initiative. • Performed analysis and implemented enhancements and additions to The Claim Systems existing online mainframe processing, to reduce the number of suspenses by 1.5 million. • Provided Support for the consolidation of over 25 Service Centers to 4 National Service Centers.PRUDENTIAL ROSELAND, NJ 1995 - 1997PROGRAMMING SPECIALIST, PRUDENTIAL HEALTHCARE GROUP • Provided 24-hour mainframe production support to LegalCare, a CICS Online system with over 100,000 members with a corresponding attorney network and claim payment system. • Performed analysis and enhancements to the existing batch processing. • Established new procedures and modified existing standards, including setting up the department’s first direct file transfer using the ADVANTIS/NDM network.UJB FINANCIAL CORPORATION RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ 1990 - 1995PROGRAMMER ANALYST, CORPORATE SYSTEMS DIVISION • As Senior Technician provided 24-hour production support and additional enhancements for Account Reconciliation, Adjustments and Large Currency systems and interfaced with users and key personnel. • Served in a leadership role to implement and enhance a newly acquired ARAS Adjustment System. Conducted extensive interfacing with vendor as this was the first main frame installation of this product. • Converted several applications to Endeavor, a change management system. • Acted as an advisor within the division on other application conversions to this product.EDUCATION:THE CHUBB INSTITUTE - PARSIPPANY, NJClient / Server Applications Development class with concentrations in C, UNIX, Sybase/Oracle, PowerBuilder andVisual Basic.THE CHUBB INSTITUTE - PARSIPPANY, NJ Intensive computer programming course covering: Analysis, Program Design, Program techniques, Assembler, COBOL, CICS, OS/VS2 MVS JCL, Data Management Utilities, VSAM.SETON HALL UNIVERSITY - SOUTH ORANGE, NJBachelor of Science, Business Administration - concentration in Computer and Information Science.