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Miodrag Gvozdenov


Last update: 02.09.2022

Migration Consultant, Project Manager, Senior Data Architect, Senior SAP Consultant

Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)




SAP, FICO, PP, WM, HANA, ETL, data migration, data integration, data cleansing, UAT, Information Architecture, SolMan, xml, database, SAP BW, BO 4.2, Ariba, Oracle, data handling, SAP Functional, FI, GSAP, data quality, IDOC, LSMW, BAPI, Interfaces, Data Warehouse, data analysis, Oracle SQL, ITIL, JIRA system, IBM, SCRUM, Interface, Agile, ITIL methodology, Cognos, star schema, DB2 database, functional specifications, processes, Informatica Power Center, SOX, programming, SDLC

Project history

06/2016 - 03/2019
Project Manager
Rimini Street, Pleasanton, California (European Division)

* Took over ownership for data migration and data integration projects for four customers at
different stages
* Overviewed functional and technical specifications and consulted about changes need to be done
for migration processes to be executed properly
* Developed project scopes and objectives and ensured technical feasibility with developer team
* Liaised with Data Migration SPOCs, Project Managers, Functional Team, Development Team and QA
Team to make sure all migration steps are planned and executed properly
* Inspected data cleansing and data migration codes written by development team
* Supported SIT and UAT testing
* Supported GO LIVE and post GO LIVE issues resolving

10/2015 - 03/2016
Senior Data Architect
General Reinsurance
General Reinsurance, Stamford, Connecticut

* Designed Corporate Information Architecture and Data Governance processes and procedures based
on Enterprise Business Processes and current Technical Landscape Architecture
* Integrated Data Architecting Development process into SAP SolMan/CharM change management
* Developed and maintained documentation of standards, process and workflows involved in Data
Architecting and Data Governance Processes

01/2014 - 08/2015
Senior SAP Consultant
STADA Pharmaceutical
STADA Pharmaceutical, Belgrade Serbia/Frankfurt Germany

* Lead project for data consolidation and validation between data download from EMEA site in xml
and data reside in Register EMEA pharmaceutical database and data from SAP ECC and SAP BW.
* Architected reporting platforms and landscapes for integration SAP BODS, BW 7.0 and BO 4.2
* Designed reporting solution for loading non SAP data into BW and integration with current and
new Info Providers

08/2013 - 12/2013
Project Delivery Manager
Nestlé, Lausanne, Switzerland

* Obtained role as Delivery Manager on SAP Data Migration Project
* Created Build Plan for development activities for WRICEF Objects in SAP migration based on
other team inputs (Dependency diagram, Priority list, Design Plan, Resource List)
* Tracked statuses of planned activities and reported to Program Management
* Helped all stakeholders in resolving problems during the Build phase
* Coordinated activities between Off-shore development team, on-site Technical Architects,
Functional Team, Data Team, BI Team and other project stakeholders

03/2013 - 07/2013
Senior SAP Migration Consultant
Pepsico, Europe Division
Pepsico, Europe Division
* Obtained a roll as lead Data Migration Expert in MyBuy project. Integration of data for
Indirect Procurement from different systems into SAP and then into Ariba Network
* Modified SAP BODS Best Practices code to meet custom requirements of migration from Oracle
system and different functional data handling in two different systems - Oracle and SAP
* Liaised with different teams on the project (Functional, Infrastructure, Development, Business,
Supplier Enablement, Financial) to put up end to end data migration requirements

02/2012 - 12/2012
SAP Data Migration Consultant
BHP Billiton
BHP Billiton, Singapore

* As a SAP BODS SME (Subject Matter Expert) advised customer on all strategies, architecture
designs and solutions related to ETLs and data migration and transformation processes
* Created SAP Functional Specifications for Finance&Control (FI/CO), SD and HR
* Reviewed SAP Object Transformation from all GSAP sources to 1SAP targets.
* Reviewed going-forward data migration requirements to identify gaps
* Worked with data owners and stakeholders to provide data quality assessment of the existing
data, and ensure mapping definitions are properly implemented.
* Developed project most complex BODS ETL mappings, defect corrections and guided les senior
members to resolve more complex problems
* Prepared processes and guided team members on how to implement load methods as IDOC, LSMW or
* Run data exchange through SAP Interfaces and load data by IDOC, LSMW or BAPI
* Developed processes and procedures for inter project code exchange, testing, validation and
defect handling.

05/2011 - 02/2012
Project Manager
Stanjames, Gibraltar

* Managing Data Warehouse Project implementation
* Ad-hoc data analysis (creating queries to extract requested information from business)
* Getting requirement and create BA and Technical Analysis for data integration or report solution
* Prebuilt reports development in Oracle SQL and scheduling
* Tracking and managing all stake holder request and issues according to ITIL principles incident,
change and problem management and give feedback to them through JIRA system
* Reported all BI related tickets progress to IT Director and managed prioritization
* Helping business to understand data in our systems, feasibility of data and information
extraction and to define proper Business Analysis & Information Requests

12/2009 - 02/2011
Senior Data Migration Architect (Team Lead)
IBM Canada
for IBM Canada, Toronto, Ontario

* Took position of ETL Migration Team Lead as a part of SCRUM team at two projects Mercury and
eStatement. Both teams located off shore in USA for Mercury and India for eStatements
* Took over management of ETL deployment process, created required tickets and documentation
* Overviewed BODS ETL code, Interface specific technical documentation and RunBooks and lead team
to fix issues and problems with designs
* Took over management of SAP BODS ETL deployment process, created required tickets and
* Designed SAP BODS ETL procedures for data Interfaces between PC Bank vendors and IT system TSYS
* Developed actual mappings for SAP BODS ETL
* Actively participated in creating ITIL processes and procedures for deployment between branches
of Production Support and Development

11/2008 - 12/2009
Delivery Manager
Bruce Power - Nuclear Plant
at Bruce Power - Nuclear Plant

* Took position as Service Delivery Manager over all medium reporting projects, co-ordinated and
managed reporting requests based on Agile and ITIL methodology
* Dynamically managed reporting projects with 4 Cognos developers and 3 ETL developers and 2 DBAs
with 10 days planning window and deliverables
* Leased with business's 9 departmental Single Point of Contact, received and managed their
priorities and involved into planning for Reports Development Management
* Reported about deliverables, problems, bottlenecks to the Business and Department Manager
* Consulted client on strategic direction of data architecture how to obtain Inmon's Corporate
Information Factory model
* Helped different project teams with performance and other issues and mentored them on new methods
and best practices, including performance tuning, error-handling, and the new push-down
* Acted as a main architect and project lead on Reporting Enhancement project liaised and
coordinated development and testing with business (Bruce Power Department) and other
consultant companies Cap Gemini and Deloitte

08/2008 - 11/2008
Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Keane Canada
for Keane Canada, Toronto, Ontario at Shoppers Drug Mart

* Designed logical and physical star schema data mart in DB2 database.
* Defined functional specifications and developed ETL processes for Informatica Power Center.
* Created report specifications and developed reports using Business Object XI.

06/2006 - 05/2008
Business Intelligence Consultant
for ThoughtCorp, Toronto, Ontario at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada

* Gathered business requirements and translate into effective database and application designs.
* Obtained a lead role in the translation of business requirements into design of technical
* Provide end-user support for reporting related requirements and issues following ITIL and CAN-BAN
processes: incident, change and problem management .
* Updated and created new documentation for daily operations and to support standard development
cycle based on ITIL and SOX standards.

01/2003 - 06/2006
Programmer Analyst
COMPX Waterloo
COMPX Waterloo, Kitchener, Ontario

* Documented, coded and tested existing and new programs (GL, Account Payable, Account Receivable),
Sales, Purchasing, HR
* Developed new applications, performed code changes to enhance an application or add new features,
resolved programming errors and products as assigned
* Supported BI reporting - modified existing cubes, created new and modified existing reports to
meet users requirements

02/1995 - 02/2002
Project Manager
University of Novi Sad
University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia

* Managed full SDLC projects - Financial and human resources, Scheduling (Teams 5-10 people).
* Designed business processes, reviewed and documented existing processes and work flows.
* Performed analysis of business requirements and prepared detail functional specifications.
* Designed, implemented, tested and documented / diagram software solutions for technical and
business requirements, ER Model and System Analysis (Power Designer, ER-Win).

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