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Manager Analyst

Snellville, GA
January 01, 2020

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Saleem Z. Usmani

Snellville, GA ****9

LinkedIn/in/saleem-usmani-3ba79213 • 678-***-**** • Business Intelligence Analyst

Multifaceted technical career with an 18-year track record of innovation and success. Dynamic and strategic leader with extensive experience in Business Intelligence and Development Lifecycles. Effective in creating infrastructures, strategies, and user support processes while providing personalized end user care. Committed to delivering operational excellence by creating and delivering results through process improvements and task automation that reduce costs and increase efficiency. A trusted expert able to effectively utilize broad knowledge to solve large-scale problems and find technical solutions. Possess exceptional communication skills paired with the proven ability to successfully serve both technical and non-technical customers.

Data Science / ETL Development / Risk Assessment / Project Management / BI Development Lifecycle/ Data Analysis / Business Analysis / Business Requirements / Team Training & Development TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

CRM/Marketing: Ellucian Advance, Blackbaud CRM





ORACLE PL/SQL; SQL using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Oracle; Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft ACCESS

Version One, DevOps and Agile Development



SAP Business Objects 4.1 development and administration; Crystal Reports; Tableau; SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS); QuickBooks


Chief Technical Officer (2019 – Present) Tech Basis, Inc., Atlanta, GA Lead IT strategies and long-term visions that build top-flight IT organization that sustainably supports business needs. Develop and approve budgets and operations for advanced technology. Manage, mentor, and motivate teams from Information Technology and Advancement departments, and provide performance management and career development opportunities. Negotiate vendor agreements with clients and manage key IT architecture features to ensure standards. Key Achievements:

Championed strategic approaches to suppliers and technologies with the aim of optimizing operations and delivering savings in Donor Relationships and Advancement Services in the philanthropic community.

Formulated and re-architected business critical technologies and procedures that drove operations in achieving targeted campaign goals.

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Senior Programmer / Analyst (2001– 2019) Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Performed analysis, design, testing and deployment for critical systems, providing support, new development, system upgrades, software installations, and user training. Served as Project Manager overseeing the development of applications to process gifts and pledges that supported the achievement of academic excellence. Operated as the Senior Developer providing direction and support to 400+ reports and applications development projects. Created and maintained SAP Crystal Reports using SAP Business Objects (BO) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and reports for Blackbaud using SSRS Report Builder. Developed Statistical Reports for the Alumni Association, the Office of Development, and the Athletics Association. Employed Oracle PL/SQL and SQL Server Management Studio to create procedures, views, and functions utilized in reporting and customizations. Executed training and ongoing mentorship to the development team in BI application best practices. Delivered premium quality reports that offered intuitive and secure experiences for end-users. Performed audits of Bio Data Mountainous staff reports to target missing and incorrect information to support streamlined efforts in contacting Alumni, corporations and other constituents. SAP BO 4.1 Platform Administration, Managed Central Management Server (CMS), Central Management Console (CMC), Databases and employed the promotional management tool to organize BO resources, and manage applications including the BO Launch Pad. Utilized SQL Server Integrations Services (SSIS) to develop an ETL process. Key Achievements:

Reduced labor and supply costs by developing an automated process that systematically generated Acknowledgement letters and receipts each night, allowing donors to receive more accurate donation information faster and streamlining office operations.

Delivered the capability for end users to run reports, leading to a reduction in data requests.

Designed a systemized process that allowed Alumni Association end users to run pledge reminders, minimizing efforts and reducing labor while simultaneously providing donors with efficient reminders to pay pledges in a timely manner leading to increased revenue.

Collaborated with end users to target specifications and requirements in order to cut turnaround times for Information Services.

Advanced a process that set the security for each system user that allowed only the user to run and view reports.


Master of Science, Dual Degree in Engineering and Environmental Geographic Information Systems Ohio University, Athens, OH

Bachelor of Science, Engineering,

N.E.D. University of Engineering & Technology

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