Senior HRIS Specialist/PM
Tenured, project oriented I.T. professional with strong functional/technical skills and extensive project leadership/management experience for over 20 years. I.T. career began as a programmer/analyst and ultimately advanced to Project Lead and Project Manager. Proficient in several HCM modules up to and including PeopleSoft 9.2. Successful leadership of several full project life cycle implementations, development and support projects.
Benefits (Base & BenAdmin)
Position Management (full or partial)
Software Development Life Cycle
Senior Consultant/Project Lead
11/12/2018 – 08/15/2019
Module(s): Benefits, BenAdmin, HR, ACA, Payroll
Implemented ACA module for current and retro processing.
Functional and technical production level support for HR, Benefits and Payroll including set up, configuration, testing and troubleshooting.
Corporate reorganization and end of calendar and fiscal year tasks.
Project Lead/HRIS Manager
WCD Consulting, Inc.
05/2013 – 11/2018
Module(s): BenAdmin, Leave Accrual, COBRA Administration, Benefits billing
Implemented and managed set up, configuration, testing, and troubleshooting for enhanced PTO (vacation) plan in PeopleSoft 9.2.
Technical analysis, diagnosis, and repair of custom leave accrual program, including design, set up, and configuration of paid sick leave plan for California employees.
Implementation of PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 Base Benefits, BenAdmin and eBenefits.
KRONOS integration (Advanced Scheduler) for leave accruals.
Created Benefits reconciliation process for implementation into PeopleSoft 9.2.
Design and analysis of a custom Benefits reconciliation process initially created in Access.
Performed process reengineering required for COBRA, census, and error reconciliation impacting the external billing process.
HRIS Project Manager for Annual Open Enrollment (OE), 401(k) match eligibility.
Upgrade of PeopleSoft 9.0 to 9.2.
Created functional and technical specifications.
Benefits team lead for redesign of 401(k) process and benefits lead for reimplementation of PeopleSoft, leave accrual consolidation, and ACA compliance.
Executed re-design and configuration of employee benefits plans and educational loans program.
Collaborated with development team to design system, reports, etc.
Trained Benefits Administrators, HRIS and I.T. personnel in configuration, implementation, deployment, and maintenance of automated BenAdmin system.
11/2011 - 05/2013
Managed upgrade of BenAdmin from PeopleSoft 8.9 to 9.1.
Designed, tested, and implemented heavily customized ESS eBenefits system.
Prepared BenAdmin to support OE process for all employees across 10 benefits programs.
Supported implementation of customized Retirement Payroll System.
HRIS Project Manager
Robinson Information Systems, Inc
02/2003 - 09/2011
Module(s): HR, BenAdmin, Payroll, ESS, Succession Planning
Implemented several ESS components, including marital status, tax information, and Direct Deposit.
Created project plan, business requirements, and functional/technical specifications.
Analyzed and documented requirements and procedures for the Taleo to PeopleSoft interface program including field validation and data mapping to load hires/re-hires from Taleo.
Managed upgrade of PeopleSoft HCM 8.3 to 9.1, including user acceptance and parallel testing.
Developed Employee Service Center and ESS test scripts, entrance/exit criteria, design and delivery documents.
Created Test Plan, completed QA, and supported training and documentation for PS Query.
Performed QA (quality assurance and analysis) tasks using best practice policies and process testing for PeopleSoft HCM 9.0 implementation.
Validated use and function of core configuration tables, customizations, and security profiles, including customized Job Requisition process utilizing PeopleSoft Portal and Taleo.
Accomplished go-live of PeopleSoft HCM 9.0 implementation in 3 months.
Management and development of data conversion projects (utilizing Component Interface), Succession Planning, Headcount/Turnover, and EEO reporting.
System and user acceptance testing for functional/technical development of the Payroll Interface.
Created interim Payroll Interface from PeopleSoft to ADP PCPW and multiple custom queries.
Performed technical support.
Education and Professional Development
Technical and functional certifications including HRMS, Financials, PeopleTools, PeopleCode and Upgrades.
PMI Member, 2018