Workday Roles and Responsibilities

Workday Roles and Responsibilities

Project management is a tool, not a religion
IT works to support and advance business needs
Desire for, or refinement of, sustainable processes, procedures, and projects
Ethical, reasonable, and open to change
Even a train wreck – that wants to get back on the rails! PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
The Weather Company – Atlanta, Georgia 05/2014 – 01/2015
Best known as “The Weather Channel”
Senior Project Manager – Implementing SuccessFactors HCM
Selected Achievements
Implemented SuccessFactors on an accelerated timeline (11 weeks for Phase I, five weeks for phase II) after two previous attempts before me failed, each with longer timelines
Developed consolidated testing repository and reporting dashboard
Managed multiple smaller projects before primary project contracts were signed
Created centralized project reporting tool to provide detailed project status across all projects

New HR system online – staff gained access to system with additional features and more to come
Provided a centralized and standardized test scenario repository along with process to streamline testing, re-testing, documentation, signoff, and status reporting
Managers could easily see summary/detail project status and information across all projects
DayNine Consulting, Inc. – Atlanta, Georgia 03/2013 – 04/2014
Consulting company implementing cloud-based “Workday”, HCM (Human Capital Management)
Senior Project Manager
Selected Achievements
Certified for Workday and a certified Workday Project Manager (3+ weeks of intense training)
Participated in Unanet (project management software) rollout testing and training of staff
Implemented DayNine’s most complex Workday customer as the project manager ($1.5m)
Implemented large ($3m) customer with 100+ integrations
Implemented multiple Workday customers (international) simultaneously

Improved project management tool provided more controls and financial reporting on projects
Our sales team was able to springboard off these successful projects to help gain new customers
Successful projects led to phase II work for additional features/integrations/companies
Brightree, LLC – Lawrenceville, Georgia 04/2012 – 10/2012
HME/DME cloud-based software (Home/Durable Medical Equipment Medicare/Commercial Billing)
Senior Project Manager
Selected Achievements
Implemented concurrent software installations
Led standardization of PMO policies and procedures
Performed QA on web based customer facing training materials
Communicated release management status and instructions to thousands of customers

Successfully brought several customers from legacy systems to a cloud based solution
Established a PMO process and standardized a plethora of forms and practices
Streamlined customer communications relating to software release management

Macy’s Systems and Technology (MST) – Johns Creek, Georgia 01/2011 – 10/2011
Technology division for Macy’s Department Stores
Manager, PMO, QA, Financials
Matrixed team of six project managers and nine testing advocates
Selected Achievements
Created Project Portfolio Management (PPM) process & built tools for tracking and reporting
Directed improvements in Project Management Office (PMO) policies & procedures
Enhanced Quality Assurance procedures, including early involvement of QA staff in projects
Refined process for monthly Rolling Operating Forecast (ROF) process, including documentation
Reconstructed matrixed PM/QA team morale after many reorganizations prior to my arrival

New PPM process centralized project initiation steps from many points to a few, standardizing how projects were captured, prioritized, and tracked through completion
PMO improvements included standard communication tools throughout business unit, simplified processes/reporting, and established best practices team to improve project management at MST
Improved QA processes incorporated QA considerations early in project. New QA software constructed to optimize reuse of test cases
afterBOT, Inc. – Norcross, Georgia 07/2007 – 03/2010
Cloud-based software company specializing in retail software
Director, Project Management
Selected Achievements
Constructed policies & procedures for project management & wrote project tracking software
Performed product QA, documentation, training, and help desk management, analysis, & support
Product manager / project manager on significant digital receipt collaboration project with Intuit

New project management infrastructure improved use of technical resources and product mgmt.
Managed product rollout of several versions of TransAccess application and successful deployment of with Intuit
UniPro Foodservice, Inc. – Atlanta, Georgia 02/1992 – 02/2007
Foodservice cooperative – Merged with “Premier Foodservice, Inc.”, formally “Nugget Distributors”
Director, Project Management Office (PMO), Director Information Technology, Sr. Prog/Analyst
Selected Achievements
Established and maintained a Level II PMO (repeatable project management processes)
Rebuilt and managed help desk structure and policies
Chaired Communication Committee
Led many key projects such as allowance tracking and significant legacy software upgrades
Created & Conducted training on project management as well as other topics
Merged two IT departments; sustaining the smaller organization, data migration, knowledge, and systems to new combined organization. Led all efforts related to shutting down smaller office.
Implemented ERP package; replacing custom applications across multiple platforms
Managed implementation of entirely new NT network and change from VAX to AS/400
Developed technology standards for cooperative to allow for common exchange of information
Programmed conference appointments tool, streamlined reporting programs and increased database efficiency significantly

Cancelled unworthy projects totaling over 3,000 technical resource hours
Increased visibility to all projects, allowing department heads to dynamically prioritize projects as business needs changed
Scalable project management processes improved technical estimates by 50% and reduced rework and unnecessary paperwork. Change control reduced scope creep significantly
Key projects such as CAP (Cooperative Adjusted Pricing) generated approximately $1.7 million in 2006 alone
Successful merger resulted in a one-time savings of over $4 million and on-going benefits, including an additional 1% on returns to member-owners
Technology standards allowed for better negotiation with suppliers, resulting in over $2 million in additional income and significant savings in mailing and printing costs
Conference scheduling appointment system saved approximately 500 hours of senior purchasing staff time per year

Data Builders, Inc.* – Sacramento, California 04/1991 – 02/1992
Logistic Systems Architects* (secret clearance) – North Highlands, California 04/1990 – 04/1991
Computer Task Group* – San Francisco, California 11/1987 – 04/1990
American Real Estate Group – Stockton, California 02/1986 – 11/1987
Northwest Enterprises, Ltd. – Stockton, California 05/1985 – 02/1986
American Savings & Loan Association – Stockton, California 09/1984 – 05/1985
*Computer consultant companies, working for various clients on various platforms

Associate of Arts Degree (Honors) San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, California. Workday HCM Certified & Workday Project Manager Certified (WD22). Certificates in computer programming, operations, and data entry. Assorted training classes (e.g., Workday, Transform Logic, FOCUS, Brightree, project management, leadership, team building, diversity training, communication, PMI & AITP events, and more). Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, FrontPage, Visio, Outlook, and OneNote), Microsoft Project, Unanet, Lotus Notes, SharePoint, SalesForce, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop, Central Desktop, Google Docs (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, Gmail, Hangouts), SmartSheets, Windows OS, Mac OS, and many other software packages.

Oracle DBA Roles and Responsibilities

Oracle DBA Roles and Responsibilities


Employment History (in reverse Chronological Order)
August 2004 to Current Time – Herefordshire County Council (extended three times)
Database Consultant – ORACLE 8i-9i-10g/WINDOWS 2000/2003/XP/Solaris 9/RMAN/
RAC/SQL SVR 2000/Ingres/OEM/Veritas/Batch Scripts/Networks
Responsibilities during this period included :-
• Emergency Support of Oracle, SQL and Ingres Databases in Windows and Solaris Environments
• Analysis of changes and the production of both test and production schemas & scripts
• Backup Support for Helpdesk Requests (changes or problems).
• Implementation of Oracle RMAN and design of a new backup strategy (including Veritas backup)
• Implementation of Oracle OEM to control several servers on the network
• Tuning of existing SQL Scripts and processes
• Design and Implementation of a new GIS database environment with Web Front End
August 2004 – Argos – Milton Keynes
Oracle Support Consultant – ORACLE 8i-9i/WINDOWS/AIX/OEM/ Scripts
• This was just a 5 day emergency backup support role providing technical production support for
existing systems.
January 2004 to July 2004 – Network Rail – Derby and London (extended 3 times)
Database Consultant – ORACLE 8i-9i/WINDOWS 2000/UNIX/REDHAT/ERWIN/PLSQL/
TOAD/RMAN/CVS/OEM/Oracle AQ/Shell Scripting
Responsibilities during this period included :-
• Design and implementation of an large Oracle Warehouse Database involving several tables needing
partitioning for manageability and performance reasons
• Support of the development team working on the project using JAVA and PL/SQL
• Analysis of all changes and the production of both test and production schemas & scripts
• Production of database specific documentation to support the design process.
• The implementation of an RMAN environment and design of the backup/restore strategy
• Installation and maintenance of Oracle Software and related tools in both Windows and Unix
Environments and the production of support scripts.
July 1997 to November 2003 – Barclays/Barclaycard/Xansa – Northampton (extended several Times)
Database Administrator – DB2/ORACLE/SQL/MVS/UNIX/SOLARIS/NT/JES2/
Responsibilities during this period included :-
• Design and implementation of an extremely large transaction database involving several tables in
excess of 900 million rows and the solving of problems resulting from these requirements.
• Support of the development teams working on one of the major bank systems and including the
maintenance of databases in line with agreed changes. (test, user acceptance and live environments).
• Operational support for the database environments including problem solving and 24 hour
emergency recovery support.
• Analysis of all change requests from the database design and performance points of view.
• Production of documentation to support the design and implementation processes.
• The design and production of a number of space monitoring and performance tools and the
production of operational ‘Health Check’ procedures in connection with space monitoring.
• Setting up and running of a number of technical seminars and courses for the development and
implementation support personnel

Business Analyst Role Responsibilities

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Analytical, enthusiastic and innovative Business Analyst with over 7 years of Information Technology experience in business analysis, deployment and web development developing business processes and system solutions for Pharmacy, Banking, Retail, Consumer Lending, Mortgage (LOS), Auto and Web Application.
Comprehensive knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), having thorough understanding of various phases like Requirements, Analysis/Design, Development and Testing.
Extensive experience in gathering, managing and documenting business and functional requirements, communicating effectively with upper management, developers and QA engineers.
Adept at creating and transforming business requirements into functional requirements and designing business models using UML diagrams – Context, Use Case, Sequence, Activity diagrams in Enterprise Architect , MS Visio and Rational Rose.
Excellent facilitation skills in conducting walkthroughs, surveys, questionnaires, interviews, brainstorming and JAD and JAR sessions.
Comprehensive knowledge of RUP, Waterfall, Agile and Six Sigma methodology.
Strong experience in conducting UAT and documentation of test cases. Familiar in designing and developing manual and automation test cases and test scripts using Test Director 7.6 and Winrunner 7.5.
Exceptional problem solving and sound decision making capabilities, recognized by alternative solutions, and confident, accurate, decision-making coupled with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent track record for meeting deadlines and submitting deliverables on time.
Well versed in different management scenarios like Change Control, Quality Assurance, Defect Tracking, System Integration, and Scheduling.
Have exposure in educating internal customers on business systems and procedures and working with other analysts and QA team to set priorities and schedules.
Technical Skills:

Management Tools: MS Project, MS Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Tools: Enterprise Architect 6.1, Rational Rose, Rational Requisite Pro, ClearCase, ClearQuest, PVCS Dimensions

Testing/Reporting Tools: Test Director 7.6, Winrunner 7.5, SilkTest 5.0.3, Crystal Report

Languages: C++, SQL, Perl, Java, JSP, XML, JavaScript, XML, Html

Platforms: Mac OSX, Windows NT/2000/XP, UNIX, LINUX, SOLARIS, z/OS

Database: Oracle 10g/9i/8i, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server, MS Access

Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, HTTP, DHCP, FTP, Cisco 2500/2600

Other Tools: VI, SQL*PLUS, MS FrontPage, Outlook, SharePoint, Remedy, Lotus Notes, Weka, Hogan, Shaw, Falcon, XML Spy

Retail Company, San Mateo, CA 2/07 – Present
Business Systems Analyst
Project: File Replacement (TPM)
As a Business Analyst my role is to write Technical Specification documents by analyzing legacy Cognos (MNT) system and replacing existing outdated pricing, drug product and third party edits interfaces with one new, comprehensive web-based application. The new application is more user-friendly and streamlines the data entry process.

Prepare Technical Specification Document.
Conduct and participate in status meetings to collect data from business users.
Validate Screen Technical Specification with technical designs created by IT developers.
Implement business modeling using MS Visio to develop screens for the application.

Environment: Windows XP, Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Project/Access/Visio, Oracle 9i, Oracle SQL Developer, Informix SQL Editor 4.0, Remedy, PrintKey, ADX (Pharmacy System), HP 3000, Linux.

Bank, San Francisco, CA 11/06 – 1/07
Business Analyst
Project: Gap Analysis & Customer Online View Functional Specification
As a Business Analyst my role was to analyze log files from various channels and perform gap analysis. Wrote functional specifications online banking to integrate look and feel with current interfaces, minimizing the number of places/screens customers and bankers have to go.

Conducted GAP analysis to identify customer channel usage trends and interactions focusing on likelihood to buy, product recommendations and reduce customer attrition.
Analyzed functional specifications and data from various data sources like mainframe, oracle database and flat files.
Conducted conference calls with SMEs to gather information.
Used data mining applications like Weka to generate models and refined rules based on the data analysis.
Used XML Spy to view XML Schemas and WSDL files.
Authored Functional Specifications and communicated them to development and testing teams.

Participated regularly in Review meetings with Project Manager, Architect, Application System Engineers and Business Analyst.

Environment: OS, IBM DB2, Hogan, Shaw, Falcon, Microsoft Word/Excel, XML Spy 2004, Enterprise Architect, Weka 3, Windows XP, Oracle 10g

Retail Company, St. Louis, MO 2/05 – 8/06
Business Systems Analyst
Project: Deployment & IVR
The goal of the project was to reduce the amount of customers that do not self-authenticate in the IVR by using ANI (Automatic Number Identification) as a means of authentication. The project was also involved in creating an IVR application to support authentication. Defined and tracked software releases, enhancements and software defects. Addressed the areas of security patch management and application deployment to provide relevant software and updates to users quickly and cost effectively.

Wrote the Requirements and Functional Specification documents.
Conducted Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions to develop and agree upon a system that focuses on the business requirements.
Participated regularly in Walkthroughs and Review meetings with Project Manager, QA Engineers and Development team.
Used PVCS Dimensions Process Modeler for adding users and roles into Oracle database.
Regularly interacted with offshore and onshore development teams.
Handled regular deployment issues across Dev, Prod and Test environments.
Implemented and support software installation packaging and distribution using Web Based Software Deployment (WBSD).
Scheduled production deployments using WBSD on Tivoli server end-points.
Deployed UNIX, Windows NT, J2EE packages to servers located at HQ and stores.
Troubleshoot development and production failed packages and communicate offline end-points to appropriate support teams and developers.
Ensured that the clients adhere to the Change Management Notification (CMN) process for any WBSD requests and ensure that any application to be deployed in stage/production has been relatively error free.
Used Tivoli Information Management for z/OS to report, track, monitor and resolve problems detected in the data processing environment.
Documented all system changes and request for user access using Change Management Forms in the SharePoint document library.

Environment: PVCS Dimensions, UNIX, Windows XP, z/OS, Tivoli, Oracle 9i/10g, MS Visio, SharePoint.

Consulting Firm, St. Paul, MN 9/03 – 1/05
Business Analyst
Project: Consumer Lending Application
The project was to identify and outline the scope of the enhancements required for the Orange Lake Country Club (OLCC) conversion into Daybreak. As a Business Analyst, my role was to gather business requirements, perform gap analysis, write business and functional specification documents, and facilitate UAT.

Led workgroup sessions with business managers to gain final approval on business requirements and solution documents. Delivered product features presentation in order to obtain buy-in from key stakeholders.
Performed Gap analysis, prepared project plan and solution documents and coordinated with multiple IT teams (Development, QA, Vendors) both internal and external, to ensure delivery of product within tight deadlines.
Involved in creating targeted questionnaires for SMEs to gather requirements.
Involved in Requirement Scoping and identifying high priority requirement for implementation.
Facilitated review meetings to ensure that the project was implemented within the specifications of the contract.
Validated technical designs created by IT developers against functional specifications
Prioritized issues and allocated development and QA resources to ensure timely and quality deliverables.
Ensured client confidence and prevented slippage of issues by serving as onsite coordinator during critical phases of the project.
Assisted the QA team in reviewing test cases, test plans and tested the final application for usability testing to verify whether all the user requirements were catered to by the application.
Facilitated User Acceptance testing (UAT) for the application as a Business User.
Trained end users and client IT group on Daybreak functionalities.
Performed Account management activities including monthly client invoicing and reporting.
Implemented business modeling using MS Visio to develop business architecture for the application.

Environment: Windows 2000/XP, PL/SQL, SQL Plus, Sun OS 5.8, HP-UX 11, Oracle 9i/10g, TOAD, MS Visio, Daybreak, Apache

Financial Services, Dover, DE 2/02 – 8/03
Business Analyst
Project: Loan Origination System
The project was a web-based application involving the automation of Mortgage loan origination process beginning from origination/opening a mortgage application through funding/closing. The system performed all the business functions of the loan process such as set-up Account information, New Loan set-up, the Appraisal, credit, and income. The project involved modules for Pre Approval, Application, Underwriting, Pricing, Processing, and Closing.

Generated a streamline process to understand the various steps in the loan lifecycle and desired functionality of the new system by interacting with users, management, SME (Subject Matter Expert), stakeholders, lenders, underwriters.
Interviewed business users to gather requirements and analyzed the feasibility of their needs by coordinating with the project manager and technical lead.
Identified, researched, investigated, analyzed, defined opportunities for business process improvement, documented business processes and initiated efforts to make improvements.
Contributed to the definition of scope, performed extensive requirement analysis and defined functional specifications.
Prepared Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and used Requisite Pro to manage, analyze, and convert business requirements into functional specifications.
Conducted and participated in JAD sessions with stakeholders and system users to collect the software requirement specifications (SRS)
Used RUP methodology to analyze and translate business requirements into system specifications, communicating with the business on a broader scale and with an in-depth view too.
Used Rational Rose and UML to produce models like context, use case, sequence, activity etc.
Used ClearCase to keep different versions of the documents and ClearQuest to report bugs or defect.
Assisted the PM in setting realistic project expectations and in evaluating the impact of changes on the organization and plans accordingly and conducted project related presentations.
Assisted in designing test plans, test scenarios and test cases for integration, regression and user acceptance testing (UAT) to improve overall quality of the Application.

Environment: UML, RUP, Windows 2000, Oracle 9i, Rational Rose, Requisite Pro, ClearCase, ClearQuest, MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, Java, Web Logic, DB2.

Auto Parts, St. Louis, MO 2/01 – 12/01
Business Analyst
Project: Web Based Financial Reporting
The project was a web service involving the automation of accounting, distribution and E-Business management software solution. The system performed all the business functions of accounting, distribution, e-commerce, human resources and CRM. The project involved modules e-commerce, business intelligence tools (business alerts, Abra alerts, Crystal Reports), human resources (Abra attendance, Abra HR, Abra Payroll), CRM (SalesLogix Marketing, Sales, Support), Wholesale distribution (Purchase order, Sales Order, Bar code, Inventory management)

Involved in all phases of software development life cycle in RUP framework.
Worked in the RUP environment for the elicitation, representation of requirements and in change management.
Performed requirement analysis by gathering both functional and non functional requirements based on interactions with the process owners & stake holders and document analysis, represented them in requirements traceability matrix (RTM) using Requisite Pro. Performed user interviews and JAD sessions.
Assessed the flaws in the existing as-is system and made clear recommendations of Business process improvements and BPR, incorporated them in the future to-be system design.
Wrote user requirements specification (URS) and Functional requirements specification (FRS) documents as per the business requirements and process flow.
Designed and developed project templates based on SDLC Methodology
Developed UML Use Cases for the application using Rational Rose and prepared the detailed work flow diagram based on the proposed enhancement for the system.
Performed gap analysis to compare the existing system with the proposed system and documented new requirements and features.
Extensively interacted with both user group and development team in coming up with structured charts, class and sequence diagrams.
Used ClearQuest for all types of change requests, including defects, enhancements, issues and documentation changes with a flexible workflow process.

Environment: Windows 98/NT/2000, SCO-UNIX, Solaris, Linux, SUN Cobalt, Apache, ADIS, MAS 90, Requisite Pro, Rational Rose, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Oracle 8i, MS Project, MS office suite.

Career Services, St. Louis, MO 9/99 – 1/01
Web Developer

Project: Web Based Registration System
The project was a web service registration system. The old system was paper based. The new system performed functions of allowing students and employers to login to a webpage and search/post jobs.

Gathered business requirements by conducting detailed interviews with business users, stakeholders, and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s).
Prepared Business Requirement Document and then converted Business requirements into Functional Requirements Specification.
Conducted GAP analysis to understand the shortcomings of the paper based process and evaluated the benefits of the new system.
Risk Assessment/Prioritizing drafting, executing and documenting risk areas.
Constructed prototype early toward a design acceptable to the customer and feasible.
Architect and implemented a brand new website ( for online registration from scratch.
Developed web pages using Java and PHP with MySQL database backend. Used PHP and MySQL for dynamic page generation. Also wrote code in HTML, PERL and JavaScript.
Setup Windows 2000 Servers, including user, class, and administrative shares, network installation, DHCP and IIS 5.0 services.
Performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
Trained fellow employees, provided documentation for procedures, and submitted/tracked problem reports using web spiders.
Updated and maintained on a daily basis.

Environment: Windows 98/NT/2000, Java, PHP, MySQL, XML, HTML, PERL, JavaScript, IIS 5.0, UNIX, Linux, Apache, Visio, MS office suite.

MS, Software Engineering, concentration in Project Management and Software Quality Assurance, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
BS, Business Information Systems, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

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What is the difference in cloud computing and computing for mobiles?

How user can gain from utility computing?

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For a transport in cloud how you can secure your data?

What are the security aspects provided with cloud?

List out different layers which define cloud architecture?

What are system integrators in Cloud Computing?

What is “ EUCALYPTUS” stands for?

Explain what is the use of “EUCALYPTUS” in cloud computing?

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Mention some open source cloud computing platform databases?

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Manual testing interview questions

Manual testing interview questions

What is manual testing?

What is black box testing ?

What is baseline testing?
What is benchmark testing?
What is verification and validation?
Explain Branch Coverage and Decision Coverage.
What is difference between Retesting and Regression testing?
What is Mutation testing & when can it be done?

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