Sachin Nagaraja is Principal Consultant having 14 years of expertise as application Lead with multiple implementation projects with expert understanding of business process and provided response to RFP’s to service customers.
As a lead involved in S/4 HANA implementation Project in retail space and provided guidance in developments. Having excellent client coordination, analytical Skills and capable of handling complex business applications, experience working with front-end user reporting.
Extensive experience in S/4 HANA applications, SAP Activate methodology, OData Services, Web services, RICEF, OOABAP, UI5, WEBIDE, Barcode technology, SAP Workflow, SAP Process Orchestration, CDS Views and BRF+.
Having good knowledge on S/4 HANA SUM and business functions.
Good Knowledge in using XML, WSDL, SOAP and related web service technology.
Good understanding STP, R2R, OTC process.
Mapping and transformation knowledge in HANA Cloud platform Integration (CPI).
Worked on FIROI application build.
Expert in SAP Upgrade activities - SPAU & SPDD adjustments, SAP Note application.
Study the existing client system, mapping the system for file transfers between the legacy and SAP using SAP PO and monitoring the interface.
Good knowledge on ABAP HANA & SAP Data Provisioning using SAP LT Replication Server.
Worked on Implicit, Explicit enhancements in all functional areas.
Involved in Performance tuning of complex objects with runtime analysis.
In depth knowledge of ALE/IDOC, Banking Interfaces using EDI and DME mode.
Knowledge in SAP WM RF Console Programming and Screens.
Provided direction to development, functional, integration and change release management functions.
Analyze the business capsules and provide effort estimates for new projects.
Project Life Cycle Involvements: Design, Analysis, Architecture, Development, testing, Cutover, Implementation, Upgrade and Migration. Go-Live Production Activities, Support Model Setup, usage of ticketing tools like JIRA/HPQC and Technical/User Documentation, Technology Transfer and Business User Training.
Lead successful large teams through complex program and project tasks. Project Management focus areas include project planning, staffing, communication and scope management. Delivery-focused and able to motivate teams through critical levels.
Apr 2010 - Present COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
SAP Projects Summary:
E&J Gallo, Modesto CA Jul ’18 – Till Date SAP S/4 HANA Application Lead S/4 Global Rollout
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of this assignment is to implement and Support S/4 HANA system at E&J Gallo.
- To implement, support SAP S/4 Hana system and SLT process from various systems.
- Handled performance issue of entire architecture of data passing from external application to S/4 and reducing latency time .
-Worked on Finance related objects - create FI document for JE upload, GL Posting for Excise Tax from E-Retail, interface with bank and express expense applications on extracting GL information.
- Support all custom programs, Boundary system Interfaces like CDI, PLM which are using Webservices, IDOC’s and OData.
- Worked on BRF+ to check pricing procedures on customers and built formulas to calculate pricing condition types at order creation.
- Created a new copy requirement routines for billing and data transfer to set the split delivery.
- Design and build CDS Views for KPI reports with user Interface as FIROI app.
- Build new enhancement for /ARBA/MASTER_DATA_EXPORT report using BADI to filter the GL accounts and suppliers sending to ARIBA system.
- Analyse and enhance missed data contents like assignment group, item text for the ARIBA Inbound to S/4.
-Troubleshoot workflow process like Invoice and FI document approval and purchase order release strategy.
-To fix issues related to FIROI standard and custom applcations, interacting with SAP OSS team for the issue resolution with respect to FIORI issues.
-Extended functionality for material master validation in SAP PO for various interfaces.
ULTA Beauty, Chicago IL Nov ’16 – Jun ‘18 SAP Technical Lead UoM Rationalization & ISOM
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: UOM -The objective of this project is to identify the changes required for standardizing the Unit of measure in SAP and all systems interfacing SAP.
-analyzed all the objects which requires UoM change and to replace conversion factor for numeric UoM’s.
- Built a query to find the articles to move numeric UoM attributes to non numeric UoM attributes.
-updated attributes from numeric to non mumeric UoM’s and to delete numeric UoM’s from the article building the conversion utility.
-To find wrong PIR’s of the articles, correct all pricing condition of UoM and cost before doing mass UoM conversion.
-Check all the interface objects which requires changes on UoM like Qubiscan, SWIFT.
-Enhanced Special Purpose Ledger to capture a Business Unit field for reporting,populate this field based on a combination of G/L account, fund and functional area.
-Enhanced FBL1n to add PO number on the screen.
-To update the assignment field with check number for the outgoing bank.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: ISOM - Build OData service for ordering portal with service interface using gateway to FIORI apps.
- Created new reports like store inventory and picklist reports using WEBIDE and OData service in the backend.
-Worked on end to end service creation with new entity types, entity sets for all the reports in OData.
-Created new project and mapped required datatypes for reports at WEBIDE smart templates.
-Built custom functions to trigger the service .
-Customization and extension of Fiori Apps using SAP WEBIDE.
Nike, Inc Hillsboro OR Oct ’15 – Nov ’16 SAP Technical Lead SAP Global Rollout & Support ECC 6.0
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Nike s an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development of many in built application maintenance and also involved in the new services.
-Involved in Building webservices for factory payment interfaces from SAP ECC to COUPA system using SAP PO
-Worked on setting up ABAP proxy for the webservice like Exchange Rates,PO and Goods Receipt Acknowledgement.
-building SAP ODATA service to interface the forms like supplier Notice.
-Worked on SAP PO with creating structure and generating WSDL, maaping to SAP fields and monitoring at the SAP PO level.
-Worked on Cross Instance webservices to collabrate the data for an inbuilt appliacation.
-Worked on multiple Webdynpro Components to process the IDOC data from inbuilt JAVA application.
- Enhance FBL5N transaction With sales office information.
Philips Healthcare, Pittsburgh PA Jan ’12 – Oct ‘15 SAP Technical Lead UDI Implementation & Support
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Cognizant has engaged with Philips for Application Maintenance and Support and “unique device identifier” (UDI) Implementation, this project is related to FDA compliance intended primarily to provide information about submitting data to the database for device Labelers.
As Onsite-Team Lead and SAP Release Manager, Coordinate the delivery activity and providing soluton with leading a team at offshore.
-Involved in Bulding Custom screen of UDI Attributes in SAP to update Information
-Bulding and placing all UDI information in XML, attaching in DIR and Placing in content repository.
-Enhancing Equipment Master and Service Notification with UDI information.
-Creating a multiple reports like UDI history which helps business on Audit.
-.Built custom program to trigger automatic email to vendor when payment run is carried out – F110
-Worked on Complex smartforms and Barcode print using Intermec, Zebra Printers.
-Developed a custom RF console program for Handling unit Unpack and Handling unit Consolidation.
ELCOTEQ SAP Implementation Apr ’10 – Nov ‘11 SAP Technical Lead SAP End to End Implementation
PROJECT DESCRIPTION : Elcoteq are into Electronics Manufacturing Services(EMS) Business Segment headquartered at Finland, having their Manufacturing units at 6 countries. Cognizant involved in implementing SAP for Elcoteq.
- Worked on enhancements in FI substition procedures to add more validations in profit center.
-Worked on Business transaction events for enhancements and Interface.
-Worked On EDI end to end message Interface.
-Worked on Banking Interface on generating payment file in XML format from SAP.
-Implemented Barcode technology for warehouse Management system.
-Handled data conversion using BAPI/LSMW/BDC techniques.
Dec 2007 HCL –AXON
-Apr 2010 ABAP Consultant
Projects & Responsibilities:
-Publicis ALTAIR at SAP GDC,Bangalore – Upgrade SAP environment
-SAP Labs (NW HCM Development) – ABAP webdynpro on Designing interface to develop
Mar 2006 Accenture Services Pvt Ltd
-Nov 2007 Senior ABAP Programmer
Projects & Responsibilities:
-Roche Pharmaceuticals – Upgrade SAP environment
-Involved in RICEF developments.
Nov 2004 Unisoft Infotech pvt Ltd, INDIA
-Mar 2006 ABAP Programmer
Projects & Responsibilities:
-Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting group –Implementing SAP for Wipro Consumer care
-Involved in RICEF developments
1998- 2003 Bachelors of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Management with distinction from
Vishweshwaraiah Technological University, INDIA