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Data Sales

Location:
Denton, Texas, United States
Salary:
130,000
Posted:
March 27, 2019

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ROBERT R. SOTO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

February 2019 – Present Wells Fargo Dallas, TX

Professional Services Data Quality Consultant (Contract)

Establish, execute and monitor data quality controls for Wells Fargo application data.

Profile data to identify data quality (DQ) issues.

Perform root cause analysis for DQ issues.

Design, test and implement DQ rules to correct issues.

Track and report on resulting data/rule defects for remediation.

Monitor and report on data quality assurance/production performance metrics

June 2013 – December 2018 QlikTech Inc. Dallas, TX

Professional Services Principal Consultant

Technical Lead for the development and implementation of end-to-end QlikView and Qlik Sense applications including:

oIdentifying Business Requirements

oIdentifying Data/Security/Technical Requirements

oWorkload Analysis

oQlik and SQL scripting/programming

oProof-of-Concept and Prototype application development

oApplication Testing

oProduction Application development and implementation

oData Quality and Performance Monitoring

oCode Profiling

oTuning Recommendations

oDefect Analysis reporting

Lead technical team through the performance lifecycle of a project from test design through to execution.

Lead project and program reviews with key stakeholders. Monitor and identify opportunities for improvement.

Monitor and report project status against plan.

Maintain a strong risk and compliance posture. Ensure adherence to key auditable processes.

Devise effective mitigation and escalation strategies to address performance risks and issues. Implement performance tuning measures to optimize end-user experience. Conduct profiling and code inspections for key applications.

Certified in QlikView and Qlik Sense for Business Analyst, Data Architect and Systems Administrator roles.

Construct and lead a Center of Excellence to deliver strategic and tactical goals.

May 2012 – June 2013 SAS Dallas, TX

Pre & Post Sales Senior Consultant

Implement SAS Data Integration, SAS Business Intelligence and SAS Advanced Analytics projects according to customer project specifications.

Provide technical consulting expertise for software pre-sales and post-sales activities for SAS clients.

Lead customer-facing engagements for projects including Data Integration (ETL/ELT/Data Quality), Enterprise Data Management and Business Intelligence. Tasks include planning, scoping, implementation and training.

Team Leader for U.S. Oil & Gas Sales for SAS Visual Analytics, the flagship SAS data exploration and visualization product.

August 2010 - May 2012 QlikTech Inc. Dallas, TX

Consultant, QlikTech Technical Expert Services

Deliver QlikTech Business Intelligence consulting services (requirements gathering, scoping, installation, application development, project management) to maximize customer success in highly focused engagements.

Deliver customer implementation services:

QlikView application development according to project requirements.

Provide architecture development expertise, including hardware requirements, sizing and best practices

Provide project management for QlikTech-led projects

Deliver QlikTech training classes to customers

Deliver discovery workshops to identify customer goals and requirements

Design QlikView architectures to include components such as:

oSecurity

oMobile device capabilities

oBackend server architecture

June 1997 – July 2010 SAS St. Louis, MO & Dallas, TX

Senior Consultant/Technical Architect

SAS Senior Consultant - Implement SAS Data Integration and SAS Business Intelligence projects according to customer design specifications.

SAS Senior Technical Architect - Assess detailed technical requirements and translate sales vision into a detailed technical implementation proposal.

Scope and define work effort, resource plan, and estimate cost on phases/projects. Conduct project requirements gathering.

Provide technical consulting expertise for software pre-sale and post-sale activities in areas of Data Integration (ETL/Data Quality) and Business Intelligence (BI) planning, scoping, implementation and training for SAS customers.

Business Intelligence Team Leader for SAS BI reporting and Data Visualization. Responsible for training SEs, consultants and technical architects in SAS BI technology and methodologies, including both SAS components and 3rd-party mid-tier components such as Tomcat, JBOSS, Weblogic, Websphere, and Xythos

Data Integration Team Leader for SAS Data Integration including ETL, Data Quality, ERP Integration and general Data Warehousing subject matter expert in SAS data integration capabilities including integration with all forms of customer data, including flat files, PC formats (Excel, Lotus, MS Access, etc.), RDBMSs and ERP systems (SAP, Peoplesoft, OsiSoft). Also responsible for designing and implementing post-sale SAS DI solutions in real-world customer environments.

Strategic Performance Management Team Leader for SAS Performance Management solutions and methodologies. Develop scorecards and dashboards for customer key performance indicator identification, analysis and tracking.

Pre-sales duties: Identify customer requirements and develop and propose SAS solutions to address requirements. Demonstrate SAS applications to realize customers’ vision. Develop prototypes for proof-of-concept applications and address customer questions on SAS capabilities and methodologies.

Post-sale duties: Requirements gathering to confirm SAS software solutions. Identify customer and SAS resources required for implementations. Scope and implement solutions in customer environments according to project specifications and timelines.

Install, configure, migrate, upgrade and administer training on SAS software environments on multiple platforms including Windows, Linux, UNIX and Mainframe.

Provide training and knowledge transfer for customers on SAS Data Integration, Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics capabilities.

Represent SAS Institute at vendor-sponsored conferences, seminars, trade shows and SAS user group meetings. Strong inter-personal, speaking and presentation skills.

Mentor and train junior SAS Systems Engineers, Consultants and Technical Architects.

Support AEs in numerous customer environments including SAS commercial accounts (Retail, Energy, Government, Financial, Entertainment), Federal, State and local government agencies, Department of Defense agencies and K-12 school districts and Higher Education institutions.

October 1996 – June 1997 State of Texas – TX Education Agency Austin, TX

Programmer Analyst

Responsible for analysis of data in Texas Public Education Information Management Systems (PEIMS) using SAS software. PEIMS data analysis of student and faculty and district financial data at the state, region, county and district level. Data warehouse (DB2 environment) included data for::

oStudent demographic and academic performance.

oHuman Resources information for all professional and para-professional district staff.

oCampus reports regarding finances, student enrollment and student performance.

Provide technical assistance for mainframe, JCL, DB2, SQL, SAS and QMF applications.

June 1994 – October 1996 State of Texas - TX Department of Transportation Austin, TX

Systems Analyst

Systems Manager for a mainframe SAS-based data warehouse system comprising data for all TxDOT construction and highway maintenance projects. Information maintained at the state, district, county and highway levels including:

oProject contract details (from summary to line-item level).

oVendor/contractor information.

oBudget/Actual financial information

Schedule data warehouse monthly, weekly and daily updates and ensure referential integrity across warehouse subject areas.

Coordinate system installation and maintenance updates.

Provide training and system expertise to 5-member team.

Assist users and troubleshoot problems with local area network, PCs, mainframe terminals, program applications, and peripheral devices. Install, upgrade, migrate and/or relocate hardware and software.

June 1991 – June 1994 U.S. Army

U.S. Army Officer - Fire Direction Officer

Responsible for providing accurate artillery firing data using Field Artillery computer and communications systems.

Assist and train unit personnel in efficient operation of fire direction automated equipment.

Responsible for safety, health and welfare of an 8-man section and maintenance of fire direction tracked vehicle and vehicle on-board computer and telecommunications equipment.

Additional duties included Chemical & Biological Warfare Officer, Safety Officer, Supply Officer and Medical Records Review Officer.

U.S. Army Air-Assault and Airborne qualified.

EDUCATION

July 1987 – June 1991 United States Military Academy West Point, NY

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering.

Field of Study: Spanish/Portuguese International Studies.

CERTIFICATIONS:

SAS Developer/Programmer

SAS Administrator

QlikView Business Analyst

QlikView Developer

QlikView Administrator

Qlik Sense Business Analyst

Qlik Sense Developer

Qlik Sense Administrator



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