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Abdullah Al Kassas

Senior Business Analyst

SUMMARY

A multi-disciplined technical IT consultant having +6 years of experience in Enterprise IT with a personal interest in finding insights by playing with data

Key Specialities

  • Software Development : C#, Java, HTML5, JQuery, ABAP
  • Databases : Microsoft SQL, Oracle, SAP PowerDesigner, SAP HANA
  • Data Quality : SAP Information Steward, SAP MDG
  • ETL : SAP Data Services, Microsoft SSIS
  • Data Science & BI : Python, Matlab, R, PowerBI, QlikView, SAP Lumira, Advanced Excel
  • ERP : All SAP modules with focus on Supply Chain & Sales

WORK EXPERIENCE

Oct 2016Present

Senior Business Analyst

SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)

Departement : ERP - E-Commerce/EDI

  • Working as a business analyst for SABIC's B2B E-Commerce & EDI platform
  • Responsible for designing and maintaining ERP domains Data Quality dashboards 
Aug 2014Oct 2016

Data Management Lead

SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)

Project : FANAR+ Program

  • Worked as an ETL developer for a multi-million and a mega transformation project to integrate all SABIC's regional ERP systems into one global system
  • Planning and architecture design of the data tools and systems used in the project
  • Designing and developing jobs to extract, transform, cleanse and load data from different systems
  • Developing Data Quality rules , KPIs and dashboards to pre-validate and post-validate data being loaded into the ERP system
  • Worked with data across different domains : HR, Finance, Supply Chain and Procurement

Technologies

  • SAP Data Services, SAP Information Steward, SAP Lumira, SAP MDG, Oracle Database, SAP HANA Design Studio and QlikView
Oct 2013Aug 2014

Technical Consultant

SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)

Project : Organize The House (OTH)

  • Worked as a software automation engineer to plan and setup SABIC's Testing Center of Excellence.
  • I was responsible for automating +200 End-to-End business scenarios in SABIC's ERP that is based on SAP
  • Responsible for managing the testing activities (Unit Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing) using HP tools

Technologies

  • HP ALM, HP UFT, HP Sprinter, VBScript and Turnkey cFactory

Achievements

  • SABIC Shared Services Best Initiative in 2014
  • Won HP award as one of the best projects in EMEA in 2015
Oct 2011Oct 2013

Software Engineer

SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation)

Department : Global IT Business Applications

  • Worked as a full stack software engineer applying all stages of the SDLC cycle : requirements gathering, software design, software development ,database design, testing management and support.

Technologies

  • NET Framework, C#, MSSQL, HTML5, JQuery
Jun 2011Aug 2011

GIS Applications Developer (Internship)

Saudi Aramco

Worked in the eMap Division under the Corporate Application Department (CAD) in IT at Saudi Aramco. eMap division specializes in providing GIS-based applications to support Aramco business.

Developed several GIS applications using ESRI technologies and Adobe Flex

EDUCATION

20082009

Student Exchange Program

Texas A&M University

I was under a student exchange program between Texas A&M and KFUPM. I spent the 2008 Fall in the school. This program was funded by KAUST

CERTIFICATIONS

  • ITIL® - 2016
  • Microsoft Data Science Certificate - In Progress

 

ACHIEVMENTS

  • HP Award for the best Application Delivery Management (ADM) EMEA project - Prague. 2015
  • Microsoft Imagine Cup Finalist - Software Design Competition - Riyadh, 2010
  • KFUPM Plaque of Honor for graduating with honor - Dhahran, 2010
  • King Abdullah Discovery Scholarship for pursuing a M.Sc in KAUST - Jeddah, 2008

PERSONAL DETAILS

  • Nationality : Syrian
  • Married
  • Fluent in Arabic & English