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Saurav D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 7, 2014

Saurav D.

Live and Learn every day
   United States
  |   Piscataway, NJ

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I have an B.A in Accounting from Rutgers University and have worked for a Fortune 50 company for the past 14 years in the Business Intelligence and Analytics area as a project manager, team lead, training users & developing applications. I am a very analytical person who has the ability to be detail oriented as well as strategic to execute on the big picture. I believe in providing high quality work and listening to client's needs to provide the best possible service and support. I am currently contemplating a change in careers and...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Data Warehousing
Business intelligence
Cognos
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Project
Project Management
Microsoft Visio
Customer Service

Service Description

> 13+ years of experience with expertise in analysis, design, development, testing and maintenance of BI/DW solutions utilizing Cognos.
> Responsible for project planning, budgeting, estimation, resource planning, solution design and development on small to medium sized projects as well as large programs.
> Manage and lead BI delivery teams of various sizes that consist of onsite and off-shore resources.
> Work closely with business analysts & users to understand requirements and architect innovative solutions that utilize the best fit Cognos software.
> Exceptional ability to understand the business and deliver solutions that meet their needs.
> Understand scope, timelines, and complexity of BI requirements and craft an approach for execution of the project using a mix of development methodologies such as waterfall, iterative and agile.
> Experience working on BI solutions across diverse business areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Sales, Contract Management, Pharmaceutical Research, Call Center/Helpdesk, Supply Chain, Training, Time Reporting, etc…


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Employment

Merck
Senior Systems Analyst
1999 - 2013
Over 13 years of experience working in the Business Intelligence and Analytics area with a focus on Cognos. Extensive experience with developing applications as well as leading and managing...

Education

Chubb Institute
Web Development Programming
2001 - 2002
Rutgers University
Bachelors in Accounting
1994 - 1998
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Technical Support
Project Management
Project Planning
Analysis
Reporting
Business Intelligence
Data Warehousing
Cognos
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