Sign in

Data Project

Norfolk, VA
October 04, 2018

Contact this candidate


Vamshi Shashankar Reddy. G

Voice: +1-202-***-****


Around 9 years of experience in Information Technology in design, development, customization, implementation and testing of EPM/BI applications, i.e., Hyperion suite of products.

Experience in OLAP design, analysis, architecture, development, implementation, reporting and administration using Hyperion Essbase, Planning, PBCS/EPBCS, HPCM, EIS, Essbase Studio, Financial Reports and Excel Spread Sheet Add-in under Windows, UNIX environments.

Experience in implementation and administration of Hyperion Financial Management, Financial Data Quality management and Financial Close Management.

Worked on Architecture design, installation and configuration of Hyperion suite (including latest versions) in the distributed environments. Experience in server management and application setup in Windows and UNIX systems.

Experience in performing migration between different environments and in upgrade between different versions including Life Cycle Management utility in version 11.

Worked on building Reporting (ASO) cubes and writing MDX Queries.

Experience in automating application building process using MAXL, ESSCMD, ODI, App Utilities and Windows Batch/Perl scripting.

Experience in creating Applications, Data Forms, Data load rules, Business rules, Calculation scripts using Calculation Manager, Task Lists, Workflow Management and setting up metadata security using Hyperion tools to support enterprise budgeting and forecasting.

Highly Skilled in developing and debugging Calculation scripts and Business Rules and optimizing them to the best of their performance.

Developed simple and complex reports using Hyperion Financial Reports.

Experience in working with DRM and EPMA for metadata management.

Good knowledge in implementation of ODI, FDQM and FDMEE to integrate source system with Hyperion as target.

Experience in administering ODI, OBIEE and OBIA.

Broad knowledge in Database concepts, Data Warehousing concepts with hands on experience on SQL programming.

Good experience as Business Analyst and well versed with Agile/Waterfall methodology

Good understanding of the financial concepts and fast at aligning with the client business requirement and goals

Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal, problem solving and presentation Skills.

A good team player, with high self-motivation, sincerity and commitment.

Major clients worked for:

Estee Lauder Companies, Nationwide Insurance, Paramount Pictures, UNICC (UNO), Star TV, Marsh and McLennan Companies, QANTAS Airlines.

Technical Skills:

OLAP Tools

: Hyperion Essbase 9x, 11x, Hyperion Planning 9x, 11x, PBCS/EPBCS, EPMA, HFM, HPCM, FDQM, FDMEE, Essbase Studio, EIS, DRM, FCM.

Reporting and Analysis

: Hyperion Financial Reporting, Excel spreadsheet add- in, Smart View, Tableau


: SQL, PL-SQL, VB, Javascript, UNIX Shell, Perl, PowerShell Scripting


: Oracle Data Integrator, Informatica


: MS SQL Server 2005, 2008, Oracle 9i, 10g, 11g, 12C, MS Access

Operating Systems

: Microsoft Windows 2003/XP/7/2008/2012, UNIX


•MS in Software Engineering, BITS, Pilani-2012.

•Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics, JNT University-2009.

Work Experience:

Project 1: CPM Support Jan ‘18 – till date

Client: Estee Lauder Companies Location: Melville, NY

Role: Hyperion SME

Environment: Hyperion Suite (Essbase, Planning, HFM, DRM, FDM, HFR, HSF), Windows, Oracle DB 11g, ODI, SAPs


The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is an American manufacturer & marketer of prestige skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. It has its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

The role in this project is of a Hyperion Consultant, wherein my primary role was to provide SME insights to the team. Also in involved in the troubleshooting of architectural and application issues. Assisted the team in upgrades and patching.


Understand the existing environment, architecture and the client’s application and user base.

Understanding the business changes and modifying the planning process including forms, scripts, rules, reports and variable as per the requests.

Assisting the team with technical insights to the new features and specifications for Hyperion.

Converted existing planning BSO cubes to Hybrid ASO cubes.

Interact with business and work on the enhancements for business changes for the driver based calculations and allocations.

Maintaining the application servers, services and performing the application deployments

Perform the fit gap analysis for upgrading the environment to On-Prem or Cloud by creating the test application on PBCS.

Coordinating with DB and Infrastructure teams for the changes and upgrades of hardware at organization level.

Interacting with Oracle support for technical issues, bugs or performance implications.

Project 2: FIT Feb ‘17 – Dec ‘17

Client: Nationwide Insurance Location: Columbus, OH

Role: Hyperion Consultant-Essbase, Planning, HFM & Infrastructure; OBI Administrator

Environment: Hyperion Suite (Essbase, Planning, HFM, DRM, FDMEE, HPCM, HFR, Interactive Reporting, EIS, Essbase Studio) 11.1.2.x, PBCS, Linux, Windows, Oracle DB 12C, Teradata


The Client is a group of large U.S. insurance and financial services companies. The role in this project is of a Hyperion Consultant. I assisted the team with building/migrating the Essbase applications, converting Planning On-Prem to PBCS and upgraded the complete environment from v11.1.2.2 to v11.1.2.4. Also, was involved in the regular support activities as well as OBI Administration.

Convert the Essbase cube builds from EIS to Essbase Studio.

Build the Essbase cubes(ASO/BSO/Hybrid) and migrate them across environments.

Create and modify the scripts for automation of process.

Implemented the existing planning application in Cloud(PBCS).

Integrated the PBCS application with the source data system using data management.

Created different forms and valid combinations to meet the requirements.

Created dashboards and custom navigation flows to enhance the usability.

Automate and maintain the metadata, data and backups using EPM Automate.

Involved in Essbase & planning month end activities.

Administering the HFM application during close activities.

Managing and maintaining the data loads to HFM from FDMEE and ODI.

Upgrade the existing Hyperion suite of applications from v11.1.2.2 to v11.1.2.4.

Maintaining and migrating the applications including security.

Migration of repository from older environments to the newer environments.

Applying application patches from Oracle and verifying the same.

Supporting the technical team as well as the business users with the requests.

Interacting with Oracle support for technical issues, bugs or performance implications.

Supporting and validating the applications during the weekend patching activities.

Project 3: Finance Information Services Sep ‘16 – Jan ‘17

Client: Marsh and McLennan Companies Location: Hoboken, NJ

Role: Hyperion Essbase Consultant

Environment: Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Essbase Studio, DRM, FCM, Perl Scripting, Oracle DB


The Client is a global professional services firm, with businesses in insurance brokerage, risk management, reinsurance services, talent management, investment advisory, and management consulting.

This project is an implementation as well as enhancement, wherein new reporting cube has to be built as well as changing functionality in existing cubes. Apart from this, was also involved in FCM application creation.


Understanding the new implementation requirements as well as the existing environment.

Creating/Maintaining the metadata in DRM.

Building and modifying the ASO applications using through Essbase studio

Creating the MaxLs for metadata build and data load operations.

Implementation of the required calc scripts for planning application for the data export

Defining the MDX Formulae for the ASO application

Automation of the planning data export and metadata refresh and data load to the reporting cubes using Perl & PowerShell scripting

Testing the application for the metadata, data and performance

Fine tuning the application and process to increase the performance

Creation of FCM application and building load templates

Project 4: QANTAS Annual Support Mar ‘16 – Aug ‘16

Client: QANTAS Airlines Location: Bengaluru, India

Role: Hyperion Essbase, HPCM Consultant & Business Analyst

Environment: Hyperion Essbase, Planning, HFM, Financial Reporting, HPCM, FDMEE, Oracle DB, ODI, ServiceNow


The Client is the Flag carrier airlines and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations in the nation.

This is an annual support project where we were part of the Environment team as well as the BAU team. The client environment is on both Windows and UNIX platforms and uses various components in Hyperion Suite.


Understanding the existing landscape of the client environment

Support the requirements, analysis, development and delivery of project focused on expanding and enhancing Client's current HPCM solutions.

Modifying the calculation scripts based on the organizational/Business changes.

Worked on metadata creation, Driver configuration, Genealogy setup and interface exports.

Updating the metadata and driver configuration for the HPCM applications.

Maintaining the data flows and data backups of the HPCM applications.

Interacting with the users/stakeholders to understand the pain areas and provide a better solution for business continuity

Suggesting the ideas for performance and process improvement

Automating the processes wherever possible to reduce the manual effort

Attending the daily meetings with the client to understand the current and upcoming changes in the applications and processes.

Project 5: Financial Consolidation and Reporting Oct ‘15 – Mar ‘16

Client: Paramount Pictures Location: Bengaluru, India

Role: Hyperion Reporting & HFM Consultant

Environment: Hyperion Financial Management, FDQM, Hyperion Financial Reports, SQL Server.


The client is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.

Involved in the development and enhancement of the HFM application. In this there were rules, forms and reports built according to the customer requirement.


Was a part of build and test phase of the consolidation application.

Updated and managed the metadata of the application inducing Accounts, Entity, ICP and Custom dimensions.

Created data forms and rules to process roll forwards data in the application.

Created task lists and managed the process flow

Designed user friendly access to query data from HFM and FDM mapping combination in to formatted reports.

Designed around 20 P&L and BS Financial reports in different views for divisional users and corporate users.

Manage consolidations and eliminations across several entities

Supported the applications in production and was responsible for managing data forms, grids, journals and roll forwards process.

Have developed Smart View reports using Smart View functions to do balance sheet analysis.

Project 6: PHMD Plan Jul ‘15 – Sep ‘15

Client: Paramount Pictures Location: Bengaluru, India

Role: Hyperion Planning & Reporting Consultant

Environment: Hyperion Essbase, Planning, Financial Reporting, Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2, ODI, IBM CCC.


This project is an enhancement to an existing application wherein new business login had to be implemented. It includes creation of new calculation scripts, building of reports. Apart from this, built an ODI interface to track the changes of members in the outline.


Understand the business requirements and the changes to the existing functionality.

Creation of allocation scripts to achieve the required results.

Designing and building of Financial Reports which detail the impact of changes to the logic.

Creation of stored procedures to track the changes in dimension members.

Creation of Interface in ODI to update the database with tracked members that have been changed.

Automation of the process to track changes using CCC.

Project 7: Production Support Jun ‘14 – Jun ‘15

Client: UNICC Location: Bengaluru, India

Role: Hyperion Infrastructure Consultant

Environment: Hyperion Suite, Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c, Smartview, OBIEE 11.x, Remedy Ticketing, Putty, WinScp, UNIX, Windows


The client is the leading provider of Information Technology and Communications (ICT) services within the United Nations System. The primary clients at UNICC where WIPO, IAEA, WHO, etc.

The role in this project is of an FMW Consultant. Worked on the EPM and OBIEE environments, wherein the primary jobs were the server maintenance, backup and recovery and other admin tasks.


•Installation, configuration and up gradation of EPM suite.

•Upgradation of complete Hyperion environment from to

•Monitoring servers, services, daily and monthly jobs.

•Resolving the issues based on the tickets raised by users.

•Working with the development team and assisting them with the changes to the application and deployments of the same.

•Working with the oracle support team on the open issues based on SRs and applying the patches for the bugs.

•Managing and provisioning of security in shared services

•Creating the automated jobs in windows/shell using scripting

•Scheduling the new jobs in windows and UNIX systems.

•Backup and recovery of the databases and applications

•Managing the DR Environments

•Starting and stopping and monitoring of OBIEE services/servers

•Trouble shooting technical issues and maintenance of EPM Applications and OBIEE.

Project 8: Sports cube Merger Jan ‘14 – Jun ‘14

Client: Star India Private Limited Location: Mumbai, India

Role: Hyperion Planning & InfrastructureConsultant

Environment: Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Excel Add-in


The client is most popular media company and a famous TV network in India. The client is using HFM (, Hyperion Planning, EPMA, Calc Manager and Essbase ( for Consolidated Financial Statements, Budgeting and forecasting and channel wise contribution report.

This planning application which is created by merging of 5 Essbase cubes. The application combines all the dimensionality of these applications and the planning process is replicated from an existing planning application.


•Involved in end to end implementation of planning application.

•Understanding the existing Essbase and planning applications those are to be merged into a single planning application.

•Designed and built the hierarchy for the merged application based on the new business changes.

•Created the scripts for aggregation, currency conversion and allocation based on the user requirements.

•Worked on the data load for the historic data and was involved in the data reconciliation.

•Automated daily backups of data and reloading the data overnight.

•Involved in the End to End testing of the application.

•Prepared all the project related documentation like BRD, DDD, and other artifacts.

•Guided the users with the processes in the application by provided end user training.

•Involved in the performance tuning of the application by incorporating different optimization techniques.

Project 9: EFP Phase-2 Jun ‘13 – Dec ‘13

Client: SunTrust Bank Location: Hyderabad, India

Role: Hyperion Planning & Reporting Consultant

Environment: EAS Console, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Reports, Oracle 11g, Smartview, Citrix, Primavera


The client is an American bank holding company of the eastern part of USA

This application was an extension to the existing planning application. The initial plan application was only focusing on the Budgeting, which in this phase is expanded to the Forecast scenario also. This application is built in EPMA and the metadata is being loaded through Interface tables. We also built an ASO cube which gets the data from the Plan cube.

Apart from this, we have created the Reports for the existing planning application (EFP Phase-1). We have designed various reports based on the client requirements and optimized them to a better performance. We have used both planning details as well as Essbase cube in the generation of reports.


Planning Application

•Understand the requirements and exiting Hyperion applications of the client.

•Created an ASO cube for reporting and implemented MDX Queries.

•Made use of the EPMA BatchClient to automate the loading of metadata and deployment of application.

•Created batch scripts to automate the process.

•Created the data forms for the planning application based on the requirements.

•Created the business rules which were driven by the smart list values to satisfy the business conditions.

•Worked on report refreshing based on the client specifications.

•Worked on automation of some process like run calculation scripts, data load and daily backup processes.

•Involved in the End-End testing and analyzing the results.

Hyperion financial reporting

•Worked with Team in translating end user requirements into standard technical specifications suitable for report design.

•Created the reports based on the technical specifications.

•Created complex reports, which have suppressions, charts and used different functions in the reports to optimize for a better performance.

Project 10: DW_Hyp Plan Implementation Sep ‘12 – Jun ‘13

Client: Minor Global Solutions Location: Hyderabad, India

Role: Hyperion Planning, Essbase & ODI Consultant

Environment: EAS Console 11.1.2, Planning 11.1.2, Excel add-in, Oracle 10g, ODI, Unix


The client one of the largest hospitality and leisure companies in the Asia Pacific region. It provides back office accounting services, corporate finance support, IT, tax, insurance and other central support including internal audit, risk management, corporate affair and secretary to its Group Companies.

The Project is a new planning implementation for the client and utilized most of the available functionalities available at its disposal. Also, used ODI for the integrations and metadata automations.


•Understand the requirements and exiting Hyperion landscape of the client.

•Worked with Team in translating end user requirements into application design specifications.

•Involved in development of Essbase cubes using Essbase and planning to meet forecasting and budget process as per the specifications.

•Used Oracle Data integrator to build dimensions like accounts, entities, and other custom dimensions from the flat files and SQL Server into Hyperion Essbase.

•Worked on performance tuning of data loads and calculation scripts

•Implemented the partitions between the DBs and worked on the partitions to enhance the performance of the application.

•Involved in the development of data forms for the users to perform data load and execute allocation rules.

•Implemented Task Lists and Budget Process Management.

•Created an ASO cube for reporting and implemented MDX Queries.

•Created validation rules based on the customer request.

•Prepared user guide and admin (technical) guide as part of the project deliverable.

•Involved in the End-End testing and analyzing the results.

•Involved in the performance tuning of the application by incorporating different optimization techniques.

•Created user groups and provided the access rights based on the requirements.

Project 11: JDS Upgrade and Maintenance support Jul ‘09 – Sep ‘12

Client: JDS Uniphase Corporation Location: Hyderabad, India

Role: Hyperion Essbase & Planning Consultant

Environment: EAS Console 9.3 &, Planning 9.3 &, Excel add-in, Oracle 10g, Unix, DPA Scheduler, and ODI


The client is a leading provider of optical products and measurement solutions for the communications industry. Its technology portfolio is a key enabler for optical solutions in industries such as broadband communications, semiconductor manufacturing, document authentication and brand protection.

The scope of the project is to support the JDSU system on 24x7 basis and also supporting with the activities like monthly/quarterly/Yearly maintenance and historical data replacement. The Finance Planning & Analysis is responsible for providing Balance sheet and Income Statement Expenses, Revenue and Bookings Information for Financial Analysts across all theaters for top level management.


•Resolving P1, P2 and P3 issues and supporting the production box in a Full Cycle (24x7) basis.

•Responsible for the Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly maintenance manual activities to make the data available for reporting at the earliest.

•Version migration of the applications from 9.1.2 to

•Updating and automating partitions as per user requests.

•Monitoring daily runs of jobs in DPA (scheduling tool) and UNIX environment.

•Loading the historical month’s data into the Essbase OLAP Server whenever requested by users.

•Solving access related cases.

•Managing and updating the automation scripts and data loads based on the changes

•Handling the Data mismatch issues in excel reported by users.

•Fixing all types of Incidents raised by users based on SLA.

•Implemented new scripts and updated the existing scripts as per user’s requirement/changes.

•Performing weekend monitoring for Essbase Loads.

•Interacting with Oracle Support for Performance checks during the downtime every week.

•Interaction with Oracle Support for immediate fix during system failures/Crash.

•Performing Yearly Archival Process and also generating Ad-Hoc reports for users on need basis.

•Provided training for End users and creation of required documentation.

Professional Certifications, Awards and Trainings Attended

•Trained and certified in planning and budgeting cloud by Oracle

•Attended corporate training from Oracle on PBCS, EPBCS, EPRCS and FCCS

•Trained by Oracle on Oracle Data Integrator

References provided on request.

Contact this candidate