Glenn Allen

4771 Casimir Circle        (315) 453-9132
                      Liverpool, NY 13088        glenn_a_allen (at) consultant.com
  skype - glenn_a_allen

Skills

Excellent communication skills with superiors, analysts, peers, business, offshore resources.
High attention to details and diligent follow through.
Strong problem solving skills and excellent analytical abilities.
Peak performer and fun to work with even under stressful environments.

Employment

Excelsior Solutions, Liverpool, NY
Software Architect 

11/04 - present

Founded my own corporation to perform consulting services, specializing in design, software development, and SAP application development.     Business Journal articleSenator Defrancisco letter
  Client:  Vision Service Plan (Marchon), Melville, NY      04/14 - present
 
 

Develop and maintain reports (transactions), functions (RFC), enhancements, forms, interfaces, WebDynpro, search helps and apply OSS notes for the JDA project (supply chain) and production support in an SAP ECC 6.0, SCM 7.1, AFS 6.5 environment.  Work with SD, MM, WM, FI, APO, SNC using ABAP.  Develop technical specs, qc checklist and documentation according to the Marchon process.  Perform knowledge transfer to the technical team.     SAP specific accomplishments

  Client:  The Charmer Sunbelt Group, Coxsackie, NY
 
 

Develop and maintain transactions, reports, and forms in an ECC 6.0 environment.  Work with SD and WM using ABAP.  Adhere to existing coding style and conventions.     SAP specific accomplishments

  Client:  Pure Fishing, Spirit Lake, IA
 
 

Develop and maintain enhancements, reports, and forms in an ECC 6.0 environment.  Work with SD using ABAP.  Adhere to existing coding style and conventions.     SAP specific accomplishments

  Client:  Hampson Group, Lake Orion, MI      08/10 - 11/10
 
 

Enhance and modify UK formatted forms into USA standard forms for a company code implementation (Odyssey Tooling) in an SAP ECC 6.0 environment.  Work with SD, MM, PP, and PS using ABAP.  Adhere to existing coding style and conventions.  Assist with all other development technical needs (debug run time errors, explain how programs are running, knowledge transfer, etc.) for the US implementation.     SAP specific accomplishments

  Client:  MacDermid Printing, Atlanta, GA      05/10 - 09/10
 
 

Develop Singapore and UK forms in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment.  Work with SD and WM using ABAP.  Adhere to existing coding style and conventions.     SAP specific accomplishments

  Client:  Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT      11/09 - 12/09
 
  Maintain reports, interfaces, and applications for various projects in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment. Work with TM, PS, and FI/CO using BSP and ABAP. Perform testing in DEV with mocked up data and in debug mode because of inadequate data. Adhere to BI coding standards.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Kraton Polymers, Houston, TX      10/09 - 11/09
 
  Develop Asia Pacific forms for the Global ERP project implementation in an SAP ECC 6.0 environment. Work with SD and QM using ABAP. Respond to aggressive deadlines as project was late when I joined. Participate in design and status conference calls with Asia Pacific management.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Engineering and Professional Services, Tinton Falls, NJ      09/09
 
  Review the requirements and analysis of the Deltek Labor Distribution Summary Report which includes data from the following transactions: CATS_DA, PC00_M10_CALC, S_PH9_46000172, PA20, CAT2 (initially the report was planned to be created from the Winshuttle querySHUTTLE tool). Communicate my recommendations to the CIO.    
  Client:  Northrop Grumman, El Segundo, CA      03/09 - 6/09
 
  Develop interfaces and enhancements for the One Source project, a PP implementation (with MRP and plant extensions) in an SAP ECC 6.0 environment. Work with MM, QM, and BSP using ABAP. Develop technical specs, unit test plans and other documentation according to the NG process. Participate in functional/technical spec reviews and final walk through. Conduct knowledge transfer sessions. Conduct training session on the data dictionary. Participate in training sessions covering BADIís, Enhancement Framework, performance tuning, eCATS, workflow, PI, BW, Solution Manager, Visual Composer, etc.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI      04/08 - 12/08
 
  Develop interfaces, enhancements, and provide leadership for the FRAMES project implementation in an SAP ECC 6.0 environment.  Work with MM, CRM 5.2, EWM, SCM 5.10, and Solution Manager 4.0 using ABAP Objects and XI/PI.  Assist in creating Ford coding standards.  Provide support to junior members of the team and offshore resources.  Develop technical specs, user test cases and other documentation according to the Ford QC process.  Participate in technical reviews of functional specs and technical specs.  Work with Solution Manager to store documentation and to manage defects.  Participate in peer code reviews.  Provide support for the integration test process.  Conduct knowledge transfer sessions. Participate in training sessions covering OO, XI, Enhancement Framework, Checkpoints, Radio Frequency.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Lockheed Martin, Owego, NY/ Rockville, MD      10/07 - 03/08
 
  Develop a major enhancement for phase 2 of the GEM project in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment.  Work with FI/CO, PS and DMS using ABAP.  Adhere to LM coding standards.  Develop technical specs, user test cases and other documentation according to the LM process.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT      05/07 - 10/07
 
  Develop and maintain reports, interfaces, conversions, forms, and perform troubleshooting for an implementation project in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment.  Work with PM using ABAP, XI and workflow.  Adhere to BI coding standards.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Johnson & Johnson, Bridgewater, NJ      03/07 - 05/07
 
  Develop and maintain interfaces and reports for various projects in an SAP 4.6C environment.  Work with FI/CO using ABAP.  Adhere to J&J / IBM coding standards.  Attend training on how to work in a pharmaceutical (validated) environment.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Lifetime Brands, Westbury, NY      11/06 - 02/07
 
  Develop and maintain interfaces and smartforms for an implementation project in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment. Work with MM, FI, and SD using ABAP. Adhere to Lifetime Brands coding standards.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  ITT Industries, Seneca Falls, NY      04/06 - 11/06
 
  Develop and maintain reports, dialogs, enhancements and interfaces for an implementation project in an SAP ECC 5.0 environment.  Work with MM and FI/CO using ABAP and XI.  Adhere to ITT coding standards.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Black & Decker, Towson, MD      11/05 - 3/06
 
  Develop and maintain reports, dialogs, smartforms, badi's, bapi's, and enhancements for a back office automation project in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment.  Work with GTM (MM, SD) using ABAP.  Adhere to Black & Decker coding standards.     SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Rolls-Royce, Indianapolis, IN      7/05 - 11/05
 
  Develop conversions, reports, and enhancements in HR for a migration project:  US PeopleSoft system to an existing global SAP 4.6C environment.      SAP specific accomplishments
  Client:  Symbol Technologies, Bohemia, NY     1/05 - 6/05      
         
  Develop and maintain reports, BDC's, sapscripts, bapi's, infoshuttles and perform troubleshooting in an SAP 4.7 Enterprise environment.  Work with WM, PLM, SD and FI using ABAP.  Review specs for CRM implementation.  Adhere to Symbol coding standards and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.  Mentor Symbol employees learning ABAP.      SAP specific accomplishments

SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica, NY      
Adjunct Lecturer

01/08 - 05/08

Teach an introductory course in ABAP programming to undergraduates, graduates, and software professionals.  Prepare course syllabus and adapt lesson presentations, homeworks, and exams.  Install and use MiniSAP as the platform for instruction.

PPC, East Syracuse, NY      Letters of Recommendation
Systems Analyst/Programmer  

11/99 - 11/04

Develop and maintain reports, BDC uploads, sapscripts, interfaces, enhancements and apply OSS notes in SAP 4.6C modules - SD, MM, FI/CO, PP, HR using ABAP.  Major player in SAP implementation, converting from legacy ERP application, Electronic Management System (EMS) running on a DEC Alpha.  Code, test, execute, and verify ABAP conversion programs.     SAP specific accomplishments
Develop and maintain reports on web based, externally built data warehouse that interfaces with SAP using SQL, VB.net, ASP.net, XML, and Crystal Reports.
Develop, test, and maintain PPC's first intranet site using Frontpage, Photoshop, and HTML.  Maintain externally built intranet/internet sites using ColdFusion.

KEANE INCORPORATED, North Syracuse, NY      Letters of Recommendation

Senior Consultant 

11/97 - 6/99

(Carrier Corporation)

Perform development and production support on a CHESS manufacturing system in a UNIX environment.  Interact with users to determine technical requirements.  Code, test, document and migrate SuperLayer programs into production after user approval.

(The MONY Group, Alcan Incorporated)

Conduct remediation of client source code on various Year 2000 engagements.  Analyze, code, unit test, and assure quality for Cobol and Mantis modules using TSO, ISPF, Viasoft, and EXPEDITER. 

HEALTH CARE DATA SYSTEMS (HCDS), DeWitt, NY      Letters of Recommendation
Software Engineer  

8/94 - 11/97

Trouble shoot problems, implement requests, and coordinate releases on a large medical computer system.  Interface with marketing, customer support, and applications to refine specifications of changes.  Design, code, test, verify and document PRO-IV (4GL by McDonnell Douglas) function changes.  Participate in meetings with management to update the status of changes.

COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION (CSC), Syracuse, NY     Letters of Recommendation
Programmer/Analyst  

 8/92 - 7/94

(Lockheed Martin)

Participate in the software development cycle of a large project (size of 2 million lines of code).  Code Ada programs from detailed design.  Interface with system engineers to resolve design issues.  Unit test coded Ada programs.  Ensure full conformance of software procedures and process requirements.  Update documentation to reflect changes in design.  Submit program modules to Engineering Technical Review for quality assurance.  Held secret security clearance.

LEARNING CENTER, SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica, NY     Letters of Recommendation
Tutor  

1/91 - 5/92

Tutor students in accounting, math, computer science, and software packages, as well as perform data entry and clerical services.
 

5/82 - 8/92

Earned 90 % of college expenses through employment in sales, customer service, and manual labor positions.     Letters of RecommendationLetters of Recommendation

Computer Skills

Languages
ABAP, VB.net, HTML, SQL, R, Python, Android Applications (Java), SuperLayer, PRO-IV, JCL, ColdFusion, CICS, Ada, Cobol, Mantis, Pascal, Assembler, C, Fortran, CLIPS, GPSS/H, Basic, APL, Lisp, Prolog, OpenGL
Hardware/Operating Systems
Sun Workstation, IBM/compatible PC's, IBM RS6000, DEC Alpha, IBM 4361, DEC PDP-11, Gould Power Node 6080, DEC Microvax II, Hitachi 380, MVS/XA, TSO, SunOS, UNIX, DOS, VM/SP, VAX/VMS, Windows
Software/Tools
Knowledge in report writers, HTML editors, manufacturing systems, databases, graphics, spreadsheets, word processors and various tools such as Crystal Reports, FrontPage, Chess, SQLServer, Oracle, Access, Paradox, Photoshop, Excel (2010 certified), Word (2010 certified), ISPF, Viasoft, EXPEDITER, Visual SourceSafe, and NORTON 2000 among others.

Education

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Syracuse, NY
Master of Science in Engineering Management, May 2001

GPA: 3.40/4.0

Master of Science in Systems and Information Science, Dec 1999

SUNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SUNYIT) at UTICA/ROME, Utica, NY
Bachelor of Science in Computer/Information Science, May 1992

GPA: 3.78/4.0

Minor: Mathematics

President's List

DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, NY
Associate of Science in Computer/Information Science, May 1990

GPA: 3.28/4.0

 

Dean's List

Professional Affiliations

Toastmasters International - member and former club officer 1/97 - present
ACM - Professional Development Committee Chair 9/99 - present
SUNYIT Alumni Association - Board of Director, Vice President 9/94 - present
ASUG - member 8/02 - present

Company Committees

Keane Application Development 3/97 - 6/99
HCDS Continuous Quality Improvement 1/96 - 11/97
HCDS Newsletter 5/95 - 11/97
CSC Professional Development 10/92 - 7/94

Professional Awards

Syracuse 40 under 40 Award     Business Journal articleCongratulation Letters 2004
Empire Statesmen Toastmaster of the Year Award 1999
SUNYIT Alumni Distinguished Service Award 9/27/1997

Speaking Engagements

Syracuse BizBuzz Social Media Conference - practice cafe expert on YouTube 5/27/10
South Side Innovation Center - guest speaker for public speaking series 2/9/10
MWA - guest speaker describing personal experience with Linkedin 1/22/10
GSE Representative at The Rotary Foundation 90th Annual Dinner - District 7150 11/18/09
District 65 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, Niagara 11/7/09
District 65 Toastmasters Evaluation Contest, Niagara - 2nd Place 11/6/09
Engineering Career Forum panelist at SU sponsored by TACNY, Alpha Omega Epsilon, and Engineers Without Borders 2/17/09
District 65 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, Syracuse - 2nd Place 11/22/08
Technical Career Presentation to Clary Middle School 11/09/07
GSE Team Representative at The Rotary Foundation 89th Annual Dinner - District 7150 11/09/06
CNY SPaRC - MC a demo toastmasters meeting at a monthly mixer 8/29/06
Eastern Division Toastmasters International Speech Contest, Syracuse - 2nd Place 4/24/04
District 65 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest, Canandaigua - 2nd place 11/16/02
SUNY IT Fall Fest Talent Show - 3rd place 9/27/02
Eastern Division Toastmasters Tall Tales Contest, Syracuse - 2nd Place 3/24/00

Cultural Experiences

* Work successfully with people from various countries including India, China, and Japan 2000 - present
* Travel through various cities in China for 9 days sponsored by the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce Winter 2008
* Participate in Rotary Group Study Exchange traveling to Scotland and Ireland for 5 weeks Fall 2006
* Travel to Grand Cayman Islands, Mexico, and Belize on family reunion one week Carnival Cruise Summer 2003
* Travel through various cities in Germany for 13 days on vacation Spring 2003
* Travel through various cities in Europe (England, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, Italy) for 21 days on vacation Fall 2001
* Travel to Canada and Mexico on various short trips 1990, 1992, 1994, 1998
* Travel through various cities in France for 9 days on high school trip Winter 1988
* Complete French I, French II, and French III in high school 1984 - 1987

Charitable Organizations

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church - Lector at Sunday mass on rotation 11/97 - present
Syracuse Stage - Individual contributor at the supporting cast level and Beaux Arts Ball attendee 2005 - present
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowlathon - Solicited friends, family, and colleagues to sponsor me at the bowlathon 2004 - present
WCNY - On air Auctioneer at TELAUC 04/28/07, 05/03/08
Onondaga County Public Library Adult Literacy Program - Help people learn to read in class lecture format and on a one to one basis 12/99 - 1/01

Technical Publications Read

Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, SAP Professional Journal, SAP insider, SAP INFO, SAP NetWeaver, Business 2.0, Wired, VARBusiness, New York Software News

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