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PeopleSoft Project Manager

Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Posted:
May 14, 2019

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Renee Sharrieff

Executive Summary:

Oversight of several medium to large sized projects.

Responsible for driving on-time and on-budget, global, complex multi-release, cross-functional projects in line with the business priorities, promoting transparency of those priorities, planning and tracking deliverable's, scope, quality and providing escalated level of support. Work closely with business stakeholders, product owners, and cross-functional teams and requires excellent business, communication, influencing and negotiating skills with the ability to apply these skills appropriately across all levels. Knowledge of the business needs and external customer experience as well as a broad knowledge of the technology platforms and trends, ensuring overall satisfaction with the entire range of products and services subscribed to and being delivered by Clients IT. Proactively represent the business needs to the technology team, while at the same time representing the objectives of Clients IT to meet the business needs.

Highlights of Relevant Experience

Project Management Experience

Over eight years

Functional Experience

Over seven years

Technical Experience

Over seven years

Expertise in Financial Systems

Over seven years

System Analysis Methodology Experience

Over Eight years

Business Analyst Experience

Over Eight years

Skills Summary:

Hardware: IBM 3090, 3800, DELL, COMPAQ

Operating Systems: OS/MVS, DOS/VSE, EXEC, MS SQL SERVER, WINDOWS 7, 2012, 8

Languages: Assembler, COBOL, PLI, CS/JCL, DOS/JCL, COBOL II,

DOS, MS ACCESS, IMS, C++, Visual Basic, Oracle Database, UNIX, PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft HRMS, PeopleTools, PeopleCode, nVision, SQR, Data Mover, Process Scheduler, Crystal Reports, Query, Application Designer, Application Engine, Application Messaging, EDI Manager, Oracle Financials

Software: CICS, DB2, SQL, QMF, TSO/ISPF, RAC-F, CMS, QUERY, CLIST, PANVALET, LIBRARIAN, FILE-AID, EXPEDITER, EXCEL SPREADSHEET, APPLICATION, MS PROJECT, ABT TOOLSUITE, WINDOWS 2012 WORKSTATION/SERVER SYSTEMS, NETWORKS, MS OFFICE 2013

Applications: PeopleSoft Financials, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Inventory, Billing, Time and Labor modules

EXPERIENCE:

Sprint/Nextel Headquarters January 2014 – Present

Overland Park, Kansas and Reston, Virginia

PeopleSoft Project Manager

The client Sprint converted/upgraded Nextel Legacy applications to PeopleSoft Financials. Implemented Nextel entire Legacy systems to PeopleSoft applications from 8.9 to 9.0 to 9.1. to 9.2. The scope for the Nextel role involved project management of technical deliverables to migrate data apart from upgrading PeopleSoft modules, identifying General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor batch process procedures before the system went live.

Responsibilities:

Manages projects through all phases of the project life cycle, including identification, analysis, requirements gathering, design, build, testing and post implementation review with General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Prepare regular project review meetings, maintain log of actions and decisions, track completion of actions and engage with project team and business sponsor to ensure alignment with General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Experienced in managing PeopleSoft Financials projects with Agile methodology

Thoroughly document and articulate the vision and business case for each PeopleSoft modules; elicit input and gain buy-in from stakeholders across the organization

Collaborate and effectively work with multiple departments and stakeholders from across the organization to negotiate and establish priorities

Ensure that internal stakeholders are aligned and delivering to objectives across Marketing, Product Management, Sales, Editorial, Finance and IT

Establish and execute implementation activities including; coordinating the gathering of user requirements, business process modeling, managing system development work (IT), developing use training program and driving user adoption, coordination of UAT testing

Work closely with end users, business technologists and others to understand and prioritize business goals and information needs, and then develop system requirements and design specifications; direct efforts to refine conceptual systems design requirements into the technical design

Manage business customer communications and expectations, gathering demand, capturing requirements, if necessary negotiating with the business where expectations cannot be met or solution would not be compliant with enterprise standards

Communicate and influence internal and external stakeholders regarding key project objectives to ensure buy-in

Seven years of cross-functional, cross-disciplinary related project experience with an in-depth understanding of all components of project management

Experience managing off-shore resources

Strong planning and organizational skills managing multiple deliverables / projects at once and keep the deadlines

Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to influence and motivate others

Deep experience with agile methodology

Manage team members in multiple geographic regions and time zones

Experience managing organization change and communication plans

Experience managing global, complex projects

Converting data from Nextel Legacy systems to PeopleSoft Financials system

Administer the design, build, test for upgrades or modifications to Nextel Legacy systems to PeopleSoft Financials system

Worked on configuration and implementation with General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Supervise team implementing, develop several data conversion programs from Nextel Legacy systems to PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor financial tables

Regulated team loading Nextel Legacy data to PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor financial tables

Direct team working with Sprint developers, testing team to test out General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor Business Units and Processing Options

Analyzed inserted patches and bundles for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Viewed tested patches and bundles for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Conduct team with designing new process in Accounts Receivable to provide a last chance to user to review the Invoice information before sending to customer. Added this process in single action invoice job.

Guide team Creating new permission list, roles for the Accounts Payable users

Instruct team to handle and resolve many General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable problems for financial users

Regulated production support for day-to-day activities of PeopleSoft General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing modules

Engage in team working with Sprint users in the finance department to set up General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing Profiles and Accounting Entry Templates

Lead team testing the General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor batch process for daily, nightly, weekly, monthly cycles to verify each job completed with success and no error codes

Guide team with the Accounting Group creating Accounting Entry Creations General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Administer team with Interaction with PeopleSoft Financials end users with requests, on-line and batch errors with General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Billing, Time and Labor modules

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles August 2011 – December 2014

Senior PeopleSoft Developer/Lead

Primary responsibilities included supporting the day to day operations of version 8.9 PeopleSoft Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Treasury, Travel and Expenses, Order Management, Benefits Administration, Payroll PeopleSoft Applications. Working very closely with end users with doctors and nurses by utilizing both functional and technical with hospital integrated systems with records interfaces and utilizing their PeopleSoft skills

Utilized PeopleTools, PeopleCode, nVision, Crystal Reports, Application Designer, Application Engine, Application Messaging, Query Analyzer

Consulted with end-users to analyze and understand needs, objectives, desired features, and input and output requirements for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Provided end-user instruction and support to resolve Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Contracts, HR, Order Management, Travel and Expenses, Treasury, Benefits Administration, Payroll issues, Project Costing

Analyze and solve complex problems, provide documentation, guidance and instruction to Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefit Administration, Payroll users at all levels

Developed, coordinated and implemented plans to test business and functional process and quality assurance testing for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll

Lead functional and technical acceptance testing of patches and upgrades for Accounts Receivable, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Documented processes of Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, and Payroll modules

Coordinated user accounts for the Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Travel Project Costing, Contracts and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll including security, workflow and system privileges

Worked on Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll issue tickets from end-users to resolve,on-line and batch problems

Lead ongoing development, analysis and configuration of Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules by utilizing PeopleTools, PeopleCode, nVision, Application Designer, Application Engine, Application Messaging to improve system and business processes

Responsible for the upgrade of Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Costing, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Coordinated new solutions for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Project Costing, Contracts, Treasury, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll integration and functionality activation

Responsible for the impact of process changes of the Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Project Costing, Contracts, Treasury, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll guiding process definitions

Coordinated and managed projects and department assignments for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, Order Management, Project Costing, Contracts, Treasury, Travel and Expenses, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Worked with business customers to identify and leverage global processes when possible for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Order Management, Treasury, Project Costing, Contracts, Travel and Expenses, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Provided business systems analysis support for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll daily support by managing system issues from discovery to resolution

Worked with the Quality Assurance Team to ensure that systems functionality meets user requirements for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Responsible for tracking and resolving Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll issues throughout the life of the project

Utilized object oriented design methodologies for Accounts Receivable, Supply Chain Management, Billing, HR, Benefits Administration, Payroll modules

Veterans Administration - Austin, Texas July 2008 – August 2011

Technical/Functional Lead

The project included conversion/upgrade/implementation to 8.8 of PeopleSoft Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Purchasing Order, Project Costing, modules with the hospital integrated.systems with electronic healthcare records

Utilized PeopleTools, PeopleCode, nVision, Crystal Reports, Query, SQR, SQL, Application Designer, Application Messaging, Data Mover, MS SQL 2000 Database, Application Predictor, Billing Statement Generation, Dunning Letters, EDI Manager, and workflow.

Performed Fit/Gap Analysis performed for upgrade/conversion/implementation of PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Purchasing Order, Project Costing, Contracts modules.

Supported problems that occurred with PS Financials on-line, batch errors

Inserted scheduled PS fixes, PS patches, PS bundles service packs, new releases to PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Purchasing Order, Project Costing, Contracts modules

Supported, maintained and documented release management procedures for PS Financials, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Purchasing Order, Project Costing, Contracts upgrades, etc.

Created Web Server Application, Process Scheduler Application

Created and maintained Windows 2000/2003/XP Workstation/Server Systems, MS SQL Server and Networks

Supporting and solving tuning problems with Windows, DNS and tape back-up systems

Created and maintained Chart of Accounts, Reporting Structure, Validation and Security Rules for PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Purchasing Order, Project Costing, Contracts modules.

Communicated with team members the standards and methodologies to deliver customer project on time and within budget for PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Purchasing Order, Project Costing, Contracts modules. Assess risk factor to project success.

Interacted with doctors and nurses utilizing the Electronic Healthcare Records interfaces with the PeopleSoft systems

Review and assist in the creation of requirement documents, functional specification documents, technical architecture diagrams for PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Project Costing, Contracts, Purchasing Order modules.

Worked directly with Client Management (Users) to deliver solutions.

Provided technical expertise and advised Client Management (Users) for successful completion of Client (Users) engagements or deadlines for PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Project Costing, Contracts Purchasing Order modules.

Documentation for development, testing, quality assurance, user acceptance processes for PS Financials Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, General Ledger, Project Costing, Contracts, Purchasing Order before conversion/implementation occurred.

Support project schedule with production schedule, production support for the clients.

Support project schedule adherence to the client IS schedule standards.

Support for general schedule integrity throughout all phases of schedule development through the life of the project.

Training users and developing training materials.

Experience in a controlled budget environment, allocation, and project costing.

Manage technical details, timelines and milestones effectively.

Utilized MS Office, MS Project, as well as Visio.

EDUCATION:

University of Arizona

B. S. Computer Science



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