saydulu kolasani

saydulu kolasani

Application Manager

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1.Strategic Global Information Technology Manager with 15+ years of professional experience in ERP Implementations, Center of Excellence Operations, Program management, System Integration with Six Sigma and PMP Certification.

2. Expertise at partnering with the business to deliver innovative, value-added technology initiatives with measurable results.
3. Technically adept and savvy, pragmatic and a valued member of management teams.
4. Innovative and creative in developing IT strategies and implementation plans designed for maximum return.
5. Demonstrated ability to build multi-national, peak-performing teams and a collaborative work culture to achieve cross-functional business objectives.
6. Manage ECC, PI/PO, BI, BOBJ, EDI, WebDevelopment, Fiori, SABRIX (Tax Calculation), Paymetric (Credit Card Payments), Kount (Fraud Prevention), DQM (Address Verification), Frieght, ARIBA, SuccessFactors, Salesforce, Warehouse Management, TMS (Transport Management) applications and support day to day operations.
7. Specialized in PTP, SVM, Logistics, Distribution, Finance, Controlling, Manufacturing, Order to Cash, eCommerce, IS Retail, Transportation, Medical, Utilities, High Tech domains.
8. Extensive experience in Architecture, Design, Development, Delivery and Support of SAP applications in S/4HANA, SD, MM, FI/CO, GTS, SCM, CRM, SRM, APO, ARIBA, HCM, PP, MDM, HR/HCM, Hybris, Successfactors, IBP and Solution Manager etc.
Experience on ECC4.6, ECC 6 (Multiple enhancements Packs), solid experience on Custom configurations, Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Business workflows.
Managed Data conversion, Migration projects from Oracle, PeopleSoft to SAP and BroadVision to Hybris, CAMBAR ERP to SAP etc.
Managed overall Cutover and Deployment of solution for 12 countries across Americas. Deployment involved more than 100 plus team members and 40 plus systems.
Developing the functional specifications and Technical specifications for custom solutions.
Working collaboratively with the Business departments, Subject Matter Experts, Development teams, BASIS team, Functional teams, Network Engineers and Enterprise Architects in more coordinated way to build optimal solutions using SAP and Non SAP applications.
Assessing the Reporting needs by working with Business users and SME’s.
Recommending strategic solutions per Business need and working closely with all departments to support Business operations and issues.
Fit Gap Analysis to ensure no impact to existing functional or configuration with new solutions.
Design Regression testing and integration testing of all solutions before deploying into Production.
Seasonal experience in Vendor negotiations, Vendor contracts, PO’s, Resource management with Vendor (when to involve), Consultants hiring, Onsite/Offsite Vendor Support and budget Tracking.
Managed Projects with team sizes ranging from 10 to 30, spread across the globe in different time zones and onsite offshore model for multi Million Budget.

Solid experience in delivering the full life cycle implementation (more than 10 Assignments) the projects right from Planning till Live and support.

Preparing the Project plans, metrics and mile stones, ensuring project is going according to the plan

Daily/Weekly Project Status reports to Key Business users, PMO, CEO to give an end to end visibility of the Project status and issue reporting.

Experience in using tools like MS Project, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Share point, Testing tool like LOAD UI, HP QC/ALM and ticketing tools like JIRA, Remedy, BMC Foot Prints etc.

Followed Waterfall, agile (scrum) methodologies for successful completion of the Projects.

Ensured SLA's are met for defects and systems availability metrics.
JSOX and IT Audit compliance in areas of Technical, Reporting, Integration and Batch scheduling etc.

Collaborates with Key Customers include Business users, Management, Customers, Parent Companies, and other 3rd party vendors and partners.

Very effective in Process Management, Document Management, Relationship Management and Department Management for successful Operations.

Vast experience in SAP and Non SAP integration for A2A, B2B, M2M integrations with On premise, Cloud and Hybrid systems using different integration platforms.
Architected SAP system’s landscape in distributed environment for redundancy (Active, Active App servers) using SAP Web Dispatcher for HTTP load balancing and High Availability (HA) for Failover.
Involved DR systems planning and implementation, Lead DR testing by simulating the production outage scenario.
Managed Application upgrades and performed impact analysis on existing RICEFW’s, custom configuration and custom reports.
Handled ECC, PI, BI Quality system refreshes with Production Data and integration setup and connectivity testing.
Planned and managed Quarterly Windows patching, network outages, go-live cutovers, unscheduled outages etc.
Very strong in handling EDI implementation (ANSI X12 and EDIFACT) with trading partners across Latin and North America, Europe and Asia Pacific using Seeburger BIS (MFT, Managed services), TIBCO and PO 7.5 B2B Add-on.
Developed ANSI X12 EDI scenarios: 850 (Purchase Order), 855 (PO Ack), 810 (Invoice), 832 (Price Catalog), 860/865 (PO Change), 856 (Advanced Shipment Notification), 846 (Inventory Inquiry/Advice), 857 (Billing notice), 840 (Request for Quotation) and 843 (Quotation Response), 823 (Lock Box), 869 (Status Inquiry), 870 (Order Status report), 820 (Remittance Advice) and 824 (Application Advice) and 999.
Implemented EDIFACT messages integration with trading partners by using transactions sets PRICAT, REQOTE, QUOTES, ORDERS, ORDRSP, ORDCHG, ORSSTA, ORDREP, DESADV, RECADV, INVRPT, INVOIC, REMADV, CREMUL, PAYMUL, ACK with multi version D91, D93 and D96 etc.
Expertise in setting up EDI Partners in SAP, GLN Setup and Trading partners in PO/TIBCO/Seeburger BIS including BIC maps for mapping conversions.
Trading partner connectivity configuration in AS2/X400, firewall setup, mail box and VAN setup, Certificate management, automatic roll over of certificates and encryption setup SHA1/SHA2.
Experience in working with GXS, Sterling Commerce, Tivit (Brazil) and Carvajal (Colombia/Mexico), Signature consulting (Latam eInvoicing vendor).
Content conversion configuration in File/FTP, AS2, JMS etc for fixed length or delimited or CSV files
Experience in GTS (Import, Export) with US CBP (ACE - Automated Commercial Environment) integration for Manifest and Cargo Release, DIS in CATAIR (CBP and Trade Automated interface requirements) forma using EDI messages 309 (Customs Manifest with security Filing), 355 (Customs Acceptance/Rejection), 353 (U.S Customs Events Advisory Details) 350 (Customs Status information) etc.
Architected Fiori applications using NW Gateway and PO Integration gateway (OData Services) in ABAP/SAP BC. Designed Purchase requisitions and approvals, Master Data creation, Sales Orders fulfillment and releasing blocks on Order/Delivery etc.
Good experience in S/4HANA, Hybris, Successfactors, ARIBA and Salesforce integration through PO/HCI.
BroadVision and Hybris (B2C, B2B) eCommerce experience for USA, Canada and Latin America.
Successfactors (HCM) implementation experience for HR applications, Expenses and Time and Payroll.
Master Data Synchronization between Salesforce and SAP through HCI (Advantco Salesforce Adapter) for replicating customer master (new accounts and contacts), Product Master Order History and Opportunity to Order Processing.
SAP ARIBA Procure 2 Pay integration with ECC via PO using ARIBA Network PI Adapter.
SAP roll out experience in Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Mexico, CostaRica, Colombia, Venezuela) including key areas like Invoice NFe, NFSe, CTe, CONEMB, eInvoicing etc.