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Cumming, Georgia, United States
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April 30, 2019

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BRIAN H. CLARK

(C) 770-***-**** · ac89jg@r.postjobfree.com · www.linkedin.com/in/brianhclark

Senior SAP Business Intelligence · SAP BusinessObjects Consultant · Senior BOBJ Architect · SAP BOE Administrator

Talented and accomplished SAP Information and Solution Consultant with consistent record of increasing revenue and reducing costs through consulting engagements for companies such as Deloitte, IBM, NTT Data, and Advanced BI Technologies, as well as for small and medium-sized firms. Special expertise in delivering SAP BI/BusinessObjects solutions to meet client needs, managing client relationships, and facilitating business development.

· Solution Development · Project Management · Consulting · Software Engineering · Staff/Customer Training

· Security & Compliance Technologies · Business Intelligence · Service Delivery · Process Improvement · Change Management

Summary

Senior BI Solution Manager/Architect/ Lead with “Big Four” consulting experience.

Eighteen (18) years of BusinessObjects experience including 10 years specifically with BI 4.0 and BW & HANA.

Experience includes deep hands-on technical and management experience in information technology, operations and project management.

Proven record of accomplishments in leading projects involving data warehousing, information technology architecture / strategy, in the area of business intelligence.

Successfully delivered implementations of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise with SAP BW, Rapid Marts, and Netezza on both Windows & Linux environments.

Systems implementations experience includes server installation, CMC administration, report and universe development, and executive dashboards to enable clients to access critical information more readily and accurately.

Experienced across multiple industries including aerospace, manufacturing, financial, consulting, food, and utilities industries.

Created custom documentation and delivered User/Developer training on multiple projects

Goal going into each and every engagement is to help improve my client’s operations, profitability, and growth by leveraging my technical and management experience in Business Intelligence.

Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Hold current Security Clearance.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Independent Contractor, Superior Consulting – Denver, CO 4/2018 – Present

SAP Data Analytics/BI/BOBJ/HANA/Administrator/SME

SAP BI/BOBJ/HANA/Lumira/Analysis/Design Studio Implementation SME

Installed & Setup SAP BOBJ Development, QA, and Production Environments

Administrator for servers in all environments

Created all users, security, integrations, optimization of services

Rebranded the look and feel of BI LaunchPad for customer logo and color pallet

Configured SSO for Production environment

Implemented migration policy through BOE landscape

Setup all SAP BOBJ Client installations

Designed & developed Web Intelligence reports from existing Cognos reports

Designed & developed Analysis for Office reports

Designed & developed Dashboards for Managers and Executives

Designed & developed universes for existing Oracle databases

Independent Contractor, Oasys, Inc. – Huntsville, AL 10/2016 – 4/2018

SAP BI/BOBJ/HANA/Data Services/Data Analytics

SAP BI/BOBJ/Data Services/HANA Implementation SME

Designed & developed Data Services jobs to bring flat file data into HANA

Developed HANA Views for SAP BOBJ 4.2 reporting consumption

Designed & developed Web Intelligence reports against HANA views

Design & develop Lumira reports from HANA views

Developed Design Studio dashboards from HANA views

Developed Analysis for Windows documents

Updated Crystal Report documents

Developed interactive web application using JavaScript, Angular JS and JSON

Designer and developed Denodo web services.

Independent Contractor, Harley Davidson – Milwaukee, WI 5/2016 – 10/2016

SAP WebIntelligence/BOBJ/Lumira/Data Services /Information Steward

SAP Data Analytics requirements gathering and documentation

SAP BI/BOBJ/WebIntelligence/Data Services/Lumira SME

Server Administration and tuning of service applications on BOE 4.2

Migrate all 3.1 “UNV” universe to 4.2 “UNX” universes using IDT

Migrate 3.1 Desktop and Web Intelligence reports to 4.2 Web Intelligence reports

Create User Training class for Web Intelligence 3.1 and 4.2

Independent Contractor, Lockheed Martin, Marietta, GA 10/2015 – 4/2016

SAP BOBJ Systems Administrator

Upgraded SAP BOBJ (30) clustered servers in all environments

Installed & deployed Information Steward in all environments

Installed & deployed Design Studio in all environments

Installed & deployed Lumira in all environments

SAP BOBJ Admin Support for Help Desk issues

Independent Contractor, Center for Disease Control – Atlanta, GA 5/2015 – 10/2015

SAP BI/BOBJ/HANA/Data Services

SAP Data Analytics requirements gathering and documentation

SAP BI/BOBJ/Data Services/HANA Implementation SME

Designed & developed Data Services jobs to bring flat file data into HANA

Design & develop Lumira reports from HANA

Developed HANA Views for IDT Universe sources

Designed & developed Web Intelligence reports

Independent Contractor, Deloitte – Lockheed Martin, Ft Worth, TX 3/2014-5/2015

SAP BOBJ Dashboard / WebIntelligence / HANA

Multiple AGILE team designed projects

SAP BI/BOBJ Visual Team Lead

Designed & developed Data Services jobs to bring data into HANA

Developed HANA Views for IDT Universe sources

Designed & developed dashboards using Design Studio for Manufacturing/Supply Chain

Designed & developed integrated SAP Dashboards for Supply Chain visuals

Designed & developed Web Intelligence documents linked Inputs/Outputs from dashboards

Developed SAP BusinessObjects Explorer Information Spaces for added engineering analysis

Developed SAP Explorer information spaces/views for Production engineers to get instant information

Developed Crystal Reports for structured reporting requirements

Independent Contractor, NTT Data – GTL, Columbus, OH 12/2013-3/2014

Senior SAP BusinessObjects Architect Consultant

Independent contractor, working with a telephone company on upgrading their SAP BOE XIr2 environment to SAP BOE 4.1 environment. Installation of a second production environment and “Fail-Over” system implemented. Project was completed 2 weeks early.

Performed the upgrade of SAP BOE XIr2 server to latest SAP BOE 4.1 version.

Migrated all User/Security/Designed Structure to the new 4.1 server.

Successfully migrated 4,000 WebIntelligence documents from the XIr2 environment to the 4.1 version with SQL updates.

Migrated all Crystal Reports documents

Migrated multiple universes from .unv to new .unx version.

Delivered Server Administration classes for client administrators.

Created & delivered “New Features in WebIntelligence” courses for client users to get up to date with the new version.

Independent Contractor, The Baer Group – Eby-Brown, Chicago, IL 7/2013 – 12/2013

Senior BOBJ Lead

Completing the Administration duties on BusinessObjects XI 4.0 Server implementation on HANA.

Migrating all content thru BOE architectures and documenting all procedures.

Developed Crystal Report documents for financial reporting.

Developed Dashboards for Weekly Sales Reports.

Developed Design Studio Dashboards for Purchasing information

Developed Analysis Views for analyzing of ECC Data.

Developed all training documentation for all products.

Developed WebIntelligence reports to be used by Sales Reps in the field on the Mobility platform.

Created the Security Model and Application assignments

Independent Contractor, NTT Data - KMLH, Miami, FL 5/2013 – 7/2013

Senior BOBJ Lead / Administrator

Completed the Administration setup on BusinessObjects XI 4.0 Server implementation on UNIX.

Developed Dashboards for CFO and Supply Chain manager.

Developed Explorer Information Spaces and training.

Developed and scheduled all WebIntelligence reports to be used by accounting groups.

Developed the Mobility platform for users to connect to information.

Independent Consultant, NTT Data - NextEra, West Palm Beach, FL 6/2012 – 7/2013

Sr BOBJ Manager/Developer/Administrator

The Company purchased the entire SAP BOBJ 4.0 suite of tools to integrate with their recently implemented SAP 7.3 ECC, SC, & FN systems.

Successfully completed implementation of the Information Design Tool (IDT), Webi, Dashboard Design, Design Studio, Analysis for OLAP & Windows, Explorer, Crystal Reports, and Webi Rich Client.

Installed and setup the BOBJ Enterprise landscape, created the Security Structure & Application assignments, integrated with SAP BW, integrated with Windows AD and setup Single Sign ON (SSO) configuration with SAP and Sharepoint Portals.

Lead the BusinessObjects requirements specification gathering, report development, and Unit Testing (UAT).

Created and delivered training for all SAP BI/BOBJ tools.

As the Business Objects XI 4.0 BI Lead involved with multiple task including:

oDesigned BOE architecture with Development, QA, and Production environments

oCreate & implemented Security Structure & Roles

oWeb Intelligence Development

oCrystal Reporting Development

oDashboard Designer (Xcelsius) Development

oDesign Studio proof of concept demonstration

oCreated detailed Technical specifications

oCreated and delivered User Training & Knowledge Transfer

Independent Consultant, NTT Data – The Irvine Co., Irvine, CA 1/2012 – 6/2012

Senior Project Manager

Managed the upgrade implementation of SAP BW system and Cognos Reporting replacement with BusinessObjects and SAP Explorer.

Roles performed include Business Objects XI 4.0 BI Manager, Designed BOE architecture & Administration, Universe Designer, Webi Development, created Explorer Views, Dashboard Design, BI Mobility and Explorer Mobility.

Majority of the reporting was designed to be viewed through the SAP Mobility 4.0 using both Webi and Explorer.

Dashboards were also being created for the Vice Presidents for the respected organizations and would be view from laptops or IPADS.

Lead a group of 9 developers, designing & installing the environment, created the Security Model, managing the reporting deliverables for all organizations.

Integration with SAP BW & SharePoint, as well as migration from Cognos to BOBJ was critical to the success of this project.

Deloitte, L3 Communications - Greenville, TX 6/2011 – 1/2012

Lead BOBJ Architect/Developer

Client implemented SAP BW and SAP BusinessObjects Rapid Marts for reporting and dashboarding.

Project consisted of gathering requirements for writing Functional & Technical Specifications, identifying the data sources, linking to Rapid Marts, developing Universes, and building the reports or dashboards.

Involved in Universe designer, Webi development, Crystal Reporting, Dashboard Designer (Xcelsius) development, Technical writing, and training instructor.

Developed Data Services ETL jobs sourcing data

Document the project landscape, gather requirements and processes.

Deloitte, Raytheon - Boston, MA 10/2010 – 6/2011

Lead BOBJ Architect/Developer

Project consisted of scoping client’s requirements needs, writing Functional & Technical Specifications, identifying the data sources, and developing the reports and dashboards.

Developed 30 Xcelsius dashboards and Web Intelligence reports as a POC and guide for future development.

As the Business Objects XI 3.1 Product Lead involved in the design of BOE architecture, Webi development, Crystal Reporting, Dashboard Designer (Xcelsius) development, BexAnalyser, BexQuery Designer, BexWeb, writing technical specifications, and application training and instruction.

Created Xcelsius 2008 Dashboards and train end users.

Deloitte, Schwann’s – Marshall, MN 4/2010 – 10/2012

Lead BOBJ Architect/Developer

A major frozen food company requested a BI Toolset strategy for enterprise reporting and dashboarding for their existing SAP installation.

Project consisted of interviewing client representatives, scoping their requirements needs, and identifying the data sources of those requirements.

Created multiple Xcelsius dashboards and Web Intelligence reports.

Role: Documented the project landscape, KPI requirements and processes.

Created Xcelsius 2008 Dashboards and train end users

Deloitte, Consumer’s Energy – Jackson, MI 3/2009 – 4/2010

Lead BOBJ Architect/Developer

Client had installed and setup (7) BOE XI 3.1SP2 servers that were clustered into a Development, QA, and Production environments.

Brought on to correct the installation and clustering, as well as tuning environment issues.

Implementation consisted of SAP Business Objects and Data Services

Led the SAP Business Objects XI 3.1 SP2 implementation, wrote Technical specifications, and assisted with Training activities.

Administration activities included; Administer servers, Data Services, and documented the Project Landscape and processes.

Extensively involved with BusinessObjects Universe and Report and Dashboard development

Independent Contractor, Deloitte, Cessna - Wichita, KS 8/2008 – 3/2009

SAP Lead BOBJ Architect/Developer/Trainer

Developed reporting and dashboard capabilities from their SAP ECC installation.

Developed Data Services scripts to perform ETL

Project included both their SCM and Finance organizations, implementing Business Objects Webi and Xcelsius.

Implemented Live Office and Query as a Web Service

BusinessObjects Universe Developer and Report Developer

Created Xcelsius 2008 Dashboards and Metric Universes

Created custom Web Intelligence Training Classes using Adobe Captivate

EDUCATION

Saint Leo University – Tampa, FL

BS Dual Degree - Computer Information Systems and Business Administration

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SAP Certifications:

SAP BOE Server Administration

SAP BusinessObjects Universe Design – UDT/IDT

Desktop Intelligence Design – Beginner, Intermediate, Advance Reporting

WebInteligence Report Design – Intermediate and Advanced Reporting

SAP Crystal Reports Xcelsius

SAP Dashboard Designer



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