Trainings

  • Hyperion Planning 9.3.1 Create and Manage Applications Training from Oracle University
  • Hyperion Essbase Analytics 9.3.1 Bootcamp Training from Oracle University
  • Oracle Discoverer Training from Oracle University
  • Ab Initio Training from Ab Initio

Publications

  • "Hyperion Planning - System 9: Installation Guide" a free guide available for users new to Hyperion Planning
  • "Technical Implementation Bible" used as a standard guide within Teradata GCC Pakistan Practice
  • "BI using ETL", a paper on the effective usage of ETL tools to optimize and automate the creation and data population of the summary/presentation layer to be used for BI Reporting
  • Contributed to "ETL Methodology", used as a standard guide within Teradata GCC Pakistan Practice

Engagement Summary

Project: United Bank Limited - Hyperion Planning Human Resource Implementation

Role: Project Manager and Hyperion Planning Track Lead

  • Responsible for overall project delivery in line with IBM's Hyperion Implementation Methodology
  • Project Manager for a custom Hyperion Workforce Planning solution
  • Gathering of requirements and formulation of a solution for the clients requirements
  • Detailed design development of the solution to be implemented
  • Leading the delivery team during implementation
  • Responsible for Design, Build, UAT and Deploy
  • Management of metadata through EPM architect, development of BR's, Data Forms, Reports and Security of the application

Project: Allied Bank Limited - Proof-of-Concept Hyperion Planning Implementation

Role: Hyperion Planning Lead

  • Responsible for requirement analysis and development of the solution
  • Created a complete driver based budgeting model that allowed for top down as well as bottom up budgeting

Project: United Bank Limited - Hyperion Planning Implementation

Role: Project Manager and Hyperion Planning Track Lead

  • Responsible for overall project delivery in line with IBM's Hyperion Implementation Methodology
  • Gathering of requirements and formulation of a solution for the clients requirements
  • Definition and detailed design of the solution to be implemented
  • Responsible for the Analysis, Design, Build, UAT and Deploy
  • Management of metadata through EPM architect, development of BR's, Data Forms, Reports and Security of the application

Project: Supreme Education Council, Qatar - Enterprise Data Warehouse Implementation

Role: Business Intelligence Track Lead

  • Responsible for the overall Business Intelligence implementation using Oracle Discoverer
  • Detailed design of BI and Reporting, formulation of a solution for the clients requirements
  • Design and development of EUL and Reports
  • Leading the delivery team for BI implementation

Project: Vodafone, Turkey - Enterprise Data Warehouse Implementation

Role: ETL and Business Intelligence Track Lead

  • Responsible for the overall technical implementation
  • Leading the BI team based in Turkey (3) and Pakistan (5)
  • Responsible for the initial requirement analysis, design and development of the Logical Data Model and Physical Data Model, detailed design and development of ETL (Ab Initio), design and development of BI (BusinessObjects)

Project: Deutsche Bank, Germany - Enterprise Data Warehouse Implementation

Role: ETL Development Lead

  • Part of the ETL Development Leadership team managing the technical team based in Pakistan
  • Liaison with the Project Manager & Technical Lead based in Germany to coordinate and direct ETL development activities in Pakistan, define overall project standards and ensure conformity with overall design

Project: DHL, USA - Proof-of-Concept Data Warehouse Implementation

Role: Development Lead

  • Lead for the analysis, design and development; leading the development team based in Pakistan
  • Optimization of solution for high performance that led to Teradata winning the contract (outperforming Oracle and IBM in almost all the benchmarks )

Summary

  • Excellent knowledge of Hyperion Planning, Financial Reporting and Essbase System 9
  • Accomplished Hyperion Certified Essbase Developer with hands-on experience in design and implementation of Hyperion Planning Applications
  • Ability to work with senior client personnel and manage the key client stakeholders
  • Actively participate in Proposal Development and Presales demos for Hyperion Planning
  • An established track record of over 5 years experience in consulting with Global Consulting Firms namely Teradata and IBM Global Business Services with engagements within Financial Services, Telco and Public Sector
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, verbal and written, including the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical clients

Work History

Work History
Jul 2007 - Present

Senior Consultant

IBM
  • Team Lead for Hyperion for IBM Global Business Services Pakistan
  • Responsible for proposal development and pre sales demos of Hyperion Planning to various clients
  • Project Manager with successful completion of multiple Hyperion Planning implementations
  • Technical Lead for various projects in the region (Middle East)
Aug 2006 - Jun 2007

Professional Services Consultant

Teradata
  • DWH Architect with focus on end-to-end enterprise data warehouse implementations using Teradata as the platform along with the leading ETL and BI tools
  • Perform data discovery, requirement gathering, analysis, design and development of ETL, design and development of BI, testing, delivery and deployment of enterprise data warehouse implementations
  • Developed a focused technical team to service Vodafone account globally
  • Architect of Implementation Methodology specific to Vodafone for DWH implementations across Vodafone
Dec 2003 - Jul 2006

Development Team Lead

Bentley Inc., USA
  • Team lead for the development team based in Pakistan for Bentley Modeling Framework
  • Development team member for PlantSpace P&ID

Education

Education
Aug 1999 - May 2003

BS

National Univesity of Computers & Emerging Sciences

Certifications

Certifications

Ab Initio Certified

Ab Initio

Hyperion Essbase 9.3 Developer Certified Expert

Oracle