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Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted:
February 28, 2020

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Alok Kumar Baranwal

adb1bz@r.postjobfree.com

+61-410-***-***

Australian Permanent Resident – SubClass 190 (NSW)

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• 16+ years of extensive consulting experience with SAP and OpenText products

• Currently working on OpenText related products like Vendor Invoice Management (VIM), OCR products like Business/Invoice Capture Center (BCC/ICC), xECM, Content Server, Enterprise Scan,

• Considerable work experience in SAP S4/HANA, ECC, IS-AUTO VMS, SAP P2P, ABAP

• Well versed with SAP Activate methodology with agile delivery.

• Global client facing experiences in Australia, Singapore, United States, Germany, Portugal, and United Kingdom, India.

• Delivered multiple projects across multiple clients in end-to-end Implementations / Rollouts, Upgrade, Enhancement and Support tracks.

• Delivered multiple proof of concepts, proposals, handling workshops, blueprinting, architecting/designing, development, user/integration testing, training, migration, cutover, go-live and post go-live support.

• Worked as onsite lead and coordinated with multiple stakeholders including from Client and offshore team.

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Cognizant experience

• Senior Architect/Senior Manager from Mar 2017 till Feb 2020. OpenText experience

• Solution Architect / Principal Consultant: from Mar 2013 till Mar 2017. Infosys experience

• Technology Architect: from Apr 2010 till Feb 2013.

• Technology Lead: from Oct 2009 till Mar 2010.

• Project Manager: from Oct 2008 till Sep 2009.

• Programmer Analyst: from Apr 2006 till Sep 2008.

• Software Engineer: from Jul 2003 till Mar 2006.

• Joined Infosys Technologies as a fresher – Software Engineer in Jul 2003

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• Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science), Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India

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• OpenText VIM, OCR (ICC) certified consultant

• OpenText xECM certified consultant

• openSAP trainings related to HANA, S4 HANA, Fiori

• Trained and certified by SAP in SAP Netweaver Java

• Trained by SAP in SAP BW

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• Awarded appreciation certificate for implementing and delivering the projects in timely manner with outstanding quality.

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Business Analysis and Consultation

• Solution Discovery, define and measure success through the eyes of the customer; anticipate, understand and respond to evolving customer needs

• Engage with customer groups, analyze the current system, identify gaps and improvement areas

• Formulate, elicit requirements, produce effective and complete requirement specifications, product backlogs, user stories

Digital Transformation Expertise

• Enterprise Content Management: Invoice Management with OCR, Scanning solution, Extended ECM, Records Management.

• SAP: Procure to Pay, Industry solutions – Automotive. Experience in different modules like FI, SD etc..

• ABAP – Reports, Dialog Programming, OOPs, Workflow, Interfaces – Idocs, Files; Enhancements, Forms

• Domains: Energy and Utilities, Retail, Manufacturing, Life sciences, Technology Sprint Planning, Co-ordination, and Change Management

• Sprint planning, story grooming and requirement prioritization with business, technology partners

• Feasibility Analysis, Proof of Concepts with Technical teams.

• Facilitate Demo Sessions and handholding business users in User Acceptance Testing

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Retail Company, APAC – Accounts Payable Invoice Processing Automation Oct 2019 – Feb 2020

Project Description:

This project serves in automating the vendor invoice processing in APAC countries with OpenText Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) implementation in three phases, with multiple countries in each phase. This helps in tracking the correct invoice status with invoice image, collaboration between different departments, prompt vendor payment and avoiding the penalties for late payment at any given point of time. The project phases includes Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care. Client Description:

Client is a multinational company headquartered in US and is engaged in the manufacture of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company operates in three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue and Professional. It has more than 45 offices and manufacturing locations in Asia Pacific. Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Consultant, I am playing an important role during the design, development and unit testing in the project. I have created and reviewed the functional design document and prepared the technical design documents for the custom extensions required in OpenText VIM and ICC. I am involved in configuring the system, coordinating / mentoring the team, developing the custom extensions identified and attending the weekly/daily calls for the agile sprints.

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Mar 2018 – Aug 2019

Project Description:

This is a multi-year SAP program to transform Client's systems and processes to deliver streamlined and integrated solutions. It will help client to become best network in Australia within five years. The project is divided in multiple releases with go-live happening across releases. This project involves implementation of S4/HANA with transformation across IS-Utilities, Enterprise Asset Management, Works Management, HR, Back office with Procurement and Finance. The SaaS solutions implemented are ARIBA, SuccessFactors, and Concur. Client Description:

Client is a premier distribution network service provider operating in the state of New South Wales. Roles and Responsibilities:

I played the role of OpenText Architect for VIM and xECM. I had been involved in this project from RFP stage through to the workshop with the customer. My responsibilities included performing the effort estimation and provide input to the project plan, understanding the business requirements, prepare the design of the overall solution, presenting to the client, coordinating with different stakeholders including Client, consultants, do the detailed design, configure the system, demo to the client, mentor the team.

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Project Description:

This project was about migrating Legacy CARM System contents including documents, metadata, and RM data to existing OpenText Document Management system. The project also involved implementation of OpenText Records management (RM) module with disposition searches, disposition workflow, enhancing the user profile and record creation screens, creation of search utility to excel. Development of multiple reports for due for destruction, records currently in disposition workflow, destructed records audit etc. were part of the project. The project phases included Requirement gathering & Analysis, Design, Development & unit testing, support to SIT and UAT, Go-live and hyper care support.

Client Description:

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (ELC) is an American manufacturer and marketer of prestige skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company owns a diverse portfolio of labels, distributed internationally in up- market department stores and through digital commerce. As the global leader in prestige beauty, ELC touch over half a billion consumers a year in 150 countries. It is headquartered in New York, United States. Roles and Responsibilities:

I played the role of OpenText Records Management (RM) Architect. I provided the operational leadership to the team, perform the effort estimation and provide input to the project plan. My responsibilities include understanding the business user requirements, prepare the functional requirement specification by discussing with Client and analyzing the requirements, do the detailed design of the RM requirements, mentor the team and get the development completed with unit testing. I also guided the migration team to get the migration done efficiently with reconciliation of records.

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Sep 2017 – Jan 2018

Project Description:

As part of ECC to SAP S4/HANA migration, upgrade of the OpenText VIM components from version 6.0 SP7 to version 7.5 SP6 is required, ensuring that old functionality is not impacted. In addition, also implement the standard features available with the new VIM version. The upgrade is planned over 7 months across different phases of the project from Blueprint, Design, Development, Testing, Deployment to Production, Hyper care and Post go-live support and covers 5 SAP environments (Development, QA, Pre-Production 1, Pre-Production 2 and Production). Client Description:

Wilko Retail Ltd., formerly known as Wilkinson Hardware Stores, is a British high-street chain that sells homewares and household goods. It has nearly 450 retail stores in UK. The Wilko product range concentrates on household essentials, including homewares, textiles, DIY, cleaning products, health and beauty lines, stationery, confectionery, pet products and kitchen and bathroom goods.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Architect, I played an instrumental role in the Project in all the phases of Requirement Gathering, Technical Upgrade, Configuration, Development, Testing, Deployment to production. I worked very closely with Business SMEs to discuss, design and propose solutions and train them on new VIM functionality. I mentored team members in achieving their deliverables and enhancing their analytic/technical skills. I completed various VIM related configurations and supported the users in their VIM testing.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Infosys Ltd., India – OpenText VIM/OCR implementation Audit Sep 2016 – Jan 2017

Project Description:

OpenText audit on Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) solution implementation at Infosys Ltd. is majorly focused on to analyze and understand the solution implemented & suggest improvements and/or best practices wherever possible. This audit covers the solution review with focus on following: Review the Business Blueprint and Requirements document and certify that all the requirements are address with best practice approach; Review the Installation of Enterprise Scan, ICC, Archive Server and Web viewer server and help to optimize the parameters (QA/Production systems); Review of the Test scenarios and Test scripts and assuring that all critical tests are planned; Help to prepare the strategy for load and volume tests; Review of production readiness and help to plan a smooth Go-live Client Description:

Infosys Limited is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. It has its headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India and multiple development centers across countries. It helps clients in more than 50 countries to create & execute digital transformation strategies. One of its known products is Finacle, which is a universal banking solution with various modules for retail & corporate banking. Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Auditor, I reviewed the current ongoing implementation of VIM with ICC at Infosys with Business users / IT team and implementation partner and provided high-level recommendations for process improvements with best practices or custom solutions. I provided recommendations for different components of VIM, configuration, development, Test scripts and scenarios, Load and Volume test strategy, Production readiness and smooth Go-Live tasks. I also gave input and help prepare detailed plan for organization wide VIM rollout across multiple countries. I gave demo to the Infosys IT team on VIM Fiori apps available in latest VIM version.

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Project Description:

This project serves DCM Shriram in automating the vendor invoice processing at 6 different locations in India with OpenText Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) implementation. This helps DCM in tracking the correct invoice status with invoice image, collaboration between different departments, prompt vendor payment and avoiding the penalties for late payment at any given point of time. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care, post go-live support for issues and enhancements. Client Description:

DCM Shriram Ltd. is a leading business conglomerate based out of India. The business portfolio of DCM Shriram comprises primarily of Agri-Rural Business - Urea & SSP fertilizers, Sugar, Farm inputs marketing such as DAP, Crop care Chemicals, Hybrid Seeds; Chlor-Vinyl Business - Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Calcium Carbide, PVC resins, PVC Compounds, Power and Cement; Value added business - Fenesta Building Systems. DCM Shriram has manufacturing facilities in Kota (Rajasthan), Bharuch (Gujarat), Ajbapur, Rupapur, Hariawan, Loni (Uttar Pradesh), Bhiwadi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Architect, I did the requirement gathering with the client through workshop sessions and discussions, designing the overall solution, presenting to the client leadership, planning the overall schedule based on estimate, coordinating with different stakeholders including Client, SAP functional consultants, mentor the team in developing the identified gaps, unit testing, supporting the user acceptance testing, deploying to production, providing the hyper care and post go-live support across DCM Shriram locations in India.

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Project Description:

This project serves in automating the vendor invoice processing at Allergan in US and Canada with OpenText Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) implementation. This helps in tracking the correct invoice status with invoice image, collaboration between different departments, prompt vendor payment and avoiding the penalties for late payment at any given point of time. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care.

Client Description:

Allergan plc, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. It was formed on February 18, 2015, when the company formerly known as Actavis, Plc changed its name. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world. Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Consultant, I played an important role during the design, development and unit testing phases of the project. I reviewed the functional design document with the Architect and prepared the technical design documents for the custom extensions required in OpenText VIM and ICC. I developed the extensions identified and raised OSS messages to SAP support and ensured successful closure of the same. I attended the weekly/daily calls with the Management Team.

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Project Description:

This project serves in automating the vendor invoice processing at Transport for London (TfL) with OpenText Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) implementation. This helps in tracking the correct invoice status with invoice image, collaboration between different departments, prompt vendor payment and avoiding the penalties for late payment at any given point of time. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care.

Client Description:

Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England. Its head office is in Windsor House in the City of Westminster. TfL has responsibility for London's network of principal road routes, for various rail networks including the London Underground, London Overground, Docklands Light Railway and TfL Rail, for London's trams, buses and taxis, for cycling provision, and for river services. The underlying services are provided by a mixture of wholly owned subsidiary companies (principally London Underground), by private sector franchisees (the remaining rail services, trams and most buses) and by licensees (some buses, taxis and river services).

Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Consultant, I played an important role during the design, development and unit testing phases of the project. I reviewed the functional design document with the onsite Architect and prepared the technical design documents for the various custom extensions required in OpenText VIM and OCR (ICC). I developed the extensions identified and completed the unit testing. I attended the weekly calls with the Management Team.

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Sep 2014 – Mar 2015

Project Description:

Singapore Power’s target is to build a commonly used enterprise business document platform to support both the document attachment for their SAP ECC and SAP SRM systems. The solution used for implementing this system is OpenText Extended ECM, shortly xECM for Enterprise Asset Management module and SRM module. People need to be able to store and find documents in direct relation to the SAP object they are currently working with. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care. Client Description:

Singapore Power (abbreviation: SP) is the corporatized entity of the former electricity and gas departments of the Public Utilities Board. The company provides electricity and gas transmission, distribution services, and market support services to more than a million customers in Singapore. It is one of the largest corporations in Singapore. Singapore Power was first incorporated as a commercial entity in October 1995 as Singapore Power and Gas, it was changed to Singapore Power. It was created to take over the electricity and gas businesses of the state provider, the Public Utilities Board.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText xECM Consultant, I did the requirement gathering with the client through workshop sessions and discussions, designing the overall solution, presenting to the client, coordinating with different stakeholders including Client, SAP functional consultants, developing the identified gaps and unit testing. I implemented the xECM solution for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) modules of SAP as per customer requirement.

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Apr 2014 – Sep 2015

Project Description:

This project aims to build a commonly used enterprise business document platform to support both the document attachment for their SAP CRM system. The solution used for implementing this system is OpenText Extended ECM, shortly xECM for CRM module. People need to be able to store and find documents in direct relation to the SAP object they are currently working with. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care.

Client Description:

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is an Indian conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Reliance owns businesses across India engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, and telecommunications. Reliance is the most profitable company in India, the largest publicly traded company in India by market capitalization, and the second largest company in India as measured by revenue. Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText xECM Consultant, I did the requirement gathering with the client, designing the solution, coordinating with different stakeholders including Client, SAP functional consultants, developing the identified gaps and unit testing. I implemented the xECM solution Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system of SAP as per customer requirement. I worked very closely Reliance IT team to discuss and understand, design and propose solution and to deliver on time.

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Project Description: This project serves in automating the vendor invoice processing at Exxon Mobil with OpenText Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) implementation. This helps in tracking the correct invoice status with invoice image, collaboration between different departments, prompt vendor payment and avoiding the penalties for late payment at any given point of time. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper care.

Client Description:

Exxon Mobil Corporation is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. It the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. It holds an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world’s largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers. Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Consultant, I played an important role during the design, development and unit testing phases of the project. I reviewed the functional design document with the Architect and prepared the technical design documents for the various custom extensions required in OpenText VIM. I developed the extensions identified, completed the unit testing. I attended the weekly/daily calls with the Management Team.

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Project Description:

This project serves in automating the vendor invoice processing at Hewlett Packard (HP) with OpenText Vendor Invoice Management (VIM) implementation. This helps in tracking the correct invoice status with invoice image, collaboration between different departments, prompt vendor payment and avoiding the penalties for late payment at any given point of time. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper-care.

Client Description:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (commonly referred to as HPE) is an American multinational enterprise information technology company based in Palo Alto, California, founded on 1 November 2015 as part of splitting of the Hewlett-Packard company. HPE is a business-focused organization with two divisions: Enterprise Group, which works in servers, storage, networking, consulting and support, and Financial Services. In 2017, it spun off its Enterprise Services business and merged it with Computer Sciences Corporation to become DXC Technology. It also spun off its software business and merged it with Micro Focus.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As OpenText VIM Consultant, I played an important role during the design, development and unit testing phases of the project. I reviewed the functional design document with the Architect and prepared the technical design documents for the various custom extensions required in OpenText VIM. I developed the extensions identified and completed the unit testing. I attended the weekly/daily calls with the Management Team and provide the status update.

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Project Description:

Harley-Davidson embarked on a global transformation journey with this project, for which knowledge transfer was done to the application maintenance team. The SAP applications included ECC, CRM, BW, PI, Enterprise Portal. The live SAP applications issues are raised and enhancements are done to the system to cater to new requirements. The project phases included Issue Analysis / Design, Bug Fix / Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, deployment to production and support.

Client Description:

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is one of the world's largest motorcycle manufacturers and an iconic brand widely known for its loyal following. Harley- Davidson manufactures its motorcycles at factories in York, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Kansas City, Missouri; Manaus, Brazil; and Bawal, India, and markets its products worldwide. Roles and Responsibilities:

I planned with different stakeholders for the knowledge transfer and get technical handover of the application maintenance from H-D IT team. I led and managed a team of up to 15 technical team members for the support and enhancement of the H-D live systems including ABAP, Enterprise Portal, CRM, PI, Basis and Security. I mentored the team and worked on the timely and effective resolutions of support issues and enhancements required as part of the change requests. I also coordinated with functional team and Client for support to their functional testing, integration testing, user acceptance testing and deployment to production.

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Project Description:

New Manifest project aims to implement the SAP transportation module to create multiple shipping documents required by carrier. The SAP transportation module will eliminate the use of the existing Scan Code system. The project covers Transportation module implementation & generation of Manifesting documentation that includes shipping labels, Bill of Lading, Invoice summary & Manifest summary for Outbound shipments from RDCs and PDCs across US and Canada. The project phases included Blueprint, Design, Development & unit testing, user acceptance testing, Go-Live and hyper

care.

Client Description:

- - -Volkswagen group of America (VWGoA) is the North American operational headquarters, and subsidiary of the

Volkswagen Group of automobile companies of Germany. VWGoA is responsible for five marques: Audi, Bentley,

Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Volkswagen cars. It also controls VW Credit, Inc. (or VCI), Volkswagen's financial services

and credit operations. The company is headquartered in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, near Herndon.

Roles and Responsibilities:

My role as onsite lead was to Interface with Client PIM, PM, IT SME, PSAT team, Code Review team, Business User,

middleware team, basis team / Infosys offshore functional and technical team. I provided the weekly status update and

interfaces with the client for project billing. I was involved with requirement gathering with the client through detail

discussions, design the after transportation module implementation, communicate and mentor the offshore team in

developing the identified gaps, unit test, support functional testing and user acceptance testing, deployment to

production, hyper care and post go-live support.

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MAN, Germany – Dealers Warranty Simulation and Claims

Dec 2010 – Mar 2011

Project Description:

MAN is looking for a common approach to communicate to external Dealer Management Systems (DMS) for non-MAN

owned Dealers in the Warranty Department. This project involved building interfaces from Dealer Management System

to SAP ERP through SAP PI middleware. The interfaces included sending Vehicle Information data along with Service Information and Maintenance plan data, warranty claims simulation response and actual warranty claims response from

SAP ERP as per the request from DMS.

Client Description:

MAN Truck and Bus AG, headquartered in Munich Germany, offers one of the widest and most innovative range of products and services in the commercial vehicle industry. It offers new and used trucks, coaches, rural and municipal buses and all needs in terms of service, support and funding. MAN Germany operates its own trucks and buses and manages vehicle fleets.

Roles and Responsibilities:

I was involved with requirement gathering with the client through detail discussions, design the after sales vehicle

information, warranty simulation and claims request and response interfaces. I was also involved in documenting the design of the identified gaps, attended the weekly calls with the Client / Management Team. As an ABAP CoE lead, my

responsibility was to build competency in ABAP technology at SAP practice level.

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Daimler AG, Europe – CESAR (Common European Sales



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