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Software Engineer Manager

Atlanta, GA
October 28, 2018

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Pavan Gummanur *** TreeLodge Pkwy

Sandy Springs, GA 30350


Career Summary:

High potential Hyperion Technical Lead having more than 14 years of IT experience involving various Oracle EPM technologies like HFM, Hyperion Planning, Essbase, FDMEE in,, and prior versions, as well as latest cloud versions of FCCS.

Worked on complex implementation projects in FCCS (Financial Consolidation Close Cloud) and HFM.

Developed unique solutions for customer requirements using HFM, Hyperion Planning and Essbase applications and related products.

Performed multiple on-premise Installations, configurations, deployments, and upgrade of Hyperion suite of products in distributed environments.

Worked in various roles such as Onsite Lead, Offshore Lead, Manager – Projects, Principal consultant.

Total Work Experience: (14 years, 9 months)

BIAS Corp, US (Apr 2016 – Till Date) – Principal Consultant

Cognizant, US (Dec 2014 – Apr 2016) – Manager, Projects

Wipro Technologies, US ( Feb 2013 – Dec 2014) – Hyperion Lead

Wipro Technologies, India (May 2010 -Feb 2013) – Module Leader

Oracle Corporation, India (April 2008- May 2010) – Senior Software Engineer.

Satyam Computer Services, India (Feb 2004 - April 2008) – Software Engineer.


Bachelor of Technology (Electrical & Electronics Engineering) 1999-2003, JNTU Hyderabad.


Oracle (HFM )Hyperion Financial Management 11 Certified Implementation Specialist

Oracle(FCCS) Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Solutions Certified Implementation Specialist

Current Projects:

Arby’s Restaurant Group

Organization: BIAS Corp US, client Arby’s Restaurant Group, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Role: Principal Consultant

Duration: 07/2017 to till date.

Project Description: Arby’s has been using HFM applications for their consolidation and close processes. Arby’s went through a comprehensive review and compared upgrading HFM vs migrating to FCCS and eventually decided to move to FCCS. Arby’s has chosen BIAS to perform the migration to cloud and implement FCCS.


-Analyze the existing HFM application and come up with Design approach for FCCS cloud application.

-Create the FCCS application, create dimensions and import metadata from HFM.

-Create integrations in Data Manager and load historical data.

-Multiple iterations for data validation and tie out Balance sheet, Income statement with source as well as HFM.

-Set up security groups, and FCCS application level security.

-Migrate FR reports to FCCS and fix all the report issues.

-Set up close manager tasks and schedules.

Technologies used : Oracle FCCS, HFM, FR studio, Smart View.

SunTrust Hyperion Managed Services

Organization: BIAS Corp US, client SunTrust Bank,Atlanta, GA, USA.

Role: Principal Consultant

Duration: 04/2016 to 07/2017.

Project Description: BIAS had an ongoing Managed Services agreement with SunTrust, which covers the entire Oracle Financial Suite of applications, including Hyperion, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), FDMEE, ESSBASE, Oracle Financial Reporting and Hyperion SmartView. Our scope of services for SunTrust included migrations, issue resolution, and maintaining an expert Help Desk and 24 7 support for all of their global instances.


-Worked on install, upgrade, patching of Hyperion suite of products.

-Migration of HFM, Hyperion Planning, Essbase applications.

-Resolving performance issues during HFM consolidations, Data Loads, automation of backups, Hyperion services maintenance avaialability.

-Identifying areas for Process Automations and developing automation scripts, use cases.

-Leading client calls, onsite offshore coordination efforts.

-Improving the Quality of support.

Technologies used : HFM, Hyperion Planning, Essbase, Smart view.

Previous Projects:


Organization: Cognizant US, client CSAA Insurance Group,Glendale, AZ, USA.

Role: Managing Hyperion Administration and Development

Duration: 12/2014 to 04/2016.

Project Description: AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah (AAA NCNU), formerly known as the California State Automobile Association (CSAA), is one of the largest motor clubs in the American Automobile Association (AAA) National Federation. The project involves administration of existing as well as development of new Hyperion Planning, Essbase, Reporting applications.


-Working on install, upgrade, patching of Hyperion suite of products.

-Development of calc scripts, financial reports, Planning web forms.

-Adhoc analysis using SmartView.

-Understanding the requirements, participation in Tech design reviews.

- Involved in QA and Fixing UAT issues.

-Developing Planning web forms, calc scripts, member formulas.

Technologies used : Hyperion EPM, ODI, Planning, Essbase, FR, EPMA


Organization: Wipro Technologies, client Fedex services,Collierville,TN, USA.

Role: Technical lead Hyperion

Duration: 12/2013 to 12/2014.

Project Description: FedEx Express unit is the world's #1 express transportation provider, delivering about 3.5 million packages daily to more than 220 countries and territories from about 2,000 FedEx Office shops. To complement the express delivery business, FedEx Ground provides small-package ground delivery in North America, and less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier FedEx Freight hauls larger shipments. FedEx Office stores offer a variety of document-related and other business services and serve as retail hubs for other FedEx units.The project involves maintenance and administration of Hyperion Planning, Essbase, applications.


-Working as a Lead Hyperion Administrator.

-Installation, configuration and deployment of Hyperion on Unix platform.

-Applying latest patches for Hyperion suite of products..

-Development and supporting the applications in Hyperion Planning and Essbase..

- Capacity Planning of Hyperion servers.

-Support of bug fixes and issues reported in production environment in real time.

Technologies used : Hyperion, ODI, Linux 5.3.


Organization: Wipro Technologies, client Rheem manufacturing, Atlanta,GA, USA.

Role: Technical lead Hyperion

Duration: 5/2013 to 11/2013.

Project Description: Rheem is one of the leading manufacturers of HVAC, Water heater, boilers and other related devices. Rheem is the industry leader for total heating, cooling and water heating solutions. The project involves development of a Hyperion Planning application to support Rheem’s Budget and forecast for the years to come. The Planning application will also support the financial reports P&L,,Balance Sheet and cash flow.


Installation and configuration of Hyperion EPM products in Linux environment.

Setting up Weblogic and also Hyperion administration.

Development of Hyperion Classic planning application.

Development of Calc scripts, web forms, .

Development of ODI to Hyperion integrations.

Overall design of the Planning project including defining dimensions,Data Sources, defining security, workflow processes.

Writing Oracle SQL queries to extract data from Oracle E-business suite tables for the General ledger application, which is the source data for Hyperion Planning.

All aspects of performance testing, UAT, system testing.

Migration of applications from Dev to QAT and PROD environments.

Technologies used : Hyperion, ODI, Linux 5.3.

GF HR (Capital One)

Organization: Wipro Technologies.

Role: Module Leader

Duration:05/2010 to 02/2013, India. 02/2013 to 05/2013 Richmond, VA, USA.

Project Description: Capital one financial services is a major bank in US headquartered in Virginia. The GFHR division is a major revenue contributor to Capital One. The present project involves all components of Hyperion Planning, Financial Reporting, Essbase, SmartView.


Hyperion Administrator managing all Hyperion Planning, Essbase, and other Hyperion servers on both UNIX and Wndows.

Setting up user security and Hyperion security administration.

Migration of Hyperion objects between environments using LCM tool.

Installation of Hyperion, Hyperion

Writing calc scripts, member formulas, MaxL.

Databases/Languages used : Oracle, Unix.

Tools : Hyperion Planning, Essbase, EPMA ( Enterprise performance architect ) .versions,

Oracle Internal - Hyperion Planning advanced product Support

Organization: Oracle Corporation, India

Role: Senior Software Engineer

Duration: 4/2008 to 04/2010

Project Description: Oracle's Hyperion® Planning – System 9 is a Web-based budgeting and planning solution that drives collaborative, event-based operational planning processes throughout the organization for a wide range of financial and operational needs. It enables a complete and closed-loop planning process that drives continuous business improvement. Decision makers and front-line managers can communicate the course of action and collaborate with budget holders to optimize the planning process. Planners have the flexibility to adapt rapidly, ensuring plans are relevant and useful.


Interaction with US based customers of Hyperion Planning in setting up, installing Hyperion Planning and resolving related issues as service requests.

Solving issuess with respect to creating and deploying Planning Applications..

Setting up access permissions and security, managing security filters and reporting on Access permissions.

Managing Planning Databases, creating and refreshing Application databases and backing up applications and application databases..

Creating Data forms and managing data forms and using Business Rules.

Resolving critical severity 1, 2 customer issues by collaborating with various teams and being on call with customer round the clock till issue gets resolved.


Database : Oracle 9i, 10g, 11i

Tools : Hyperion Planning, Essbase, EPMA ( Enterprise performance architect ) .versions 9.3.X and 9.2.X and 11.1.X

Data warehousing projects for GE

Organization: Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

Role: Software Engineer

Duration:02/2004 to 04/2008, India.

Contribution: Worked for various datawarehousing projects for multiple GE divisions like GECF, GE Energy, GE Power.

Database: Oracle 8i, 9.

Tools: Business Objects, Hyperion

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