David Vandiver

PEOPLESOFT TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Emailpsgeek@gmail.com

Webwww.DavidVandiver.com

Phone832.654.7776

LocationSugar Land, TX 77498


ABOUT ME

David is the right guy for the job

David uses his desire for detailed precision to provide innovative solutions and solve needs for organizations desiring custom development, troubleshooting, upgrading and improvements for their PeopleSoft investment.

David has over 20 years of experience, with a focus on Financials/Supply Chain. His most recent work has been with 8.54, WorkCenters and BI Publisher.


MY WORK

David has accumulated his work experience both personally and at these companies
2010 - 2017

Fort Bend ISD

Technical Manager and Programmer

Served as the lead technical resource for organizing and troubleshooting upgrade issues for all four systems (Finance, HRMS, CRM, and Portal). Served as lead developer for production support. Transitioned to working manager in 2014.


2013 - 2016

Fairchild Semiconductor

PeopleSoft Trainer

Created training material for PeopleTools, PeopleCode, SQR, and Application Engine. Executed effective training to technical staff remotely using WebEx. Example chapters of David's training material can be found at peoplesofttricks.com/pdf/aet01.pdf and peoplesofttricks.com/pdf/aet02.pdf.


2010-2011

University of Houston

Upgrade Specialist

Performed analysis and retrofit work on Student Financial modifications. Created and executed query cleanup and migration strategy for over 27,000 queries coming from multiple sources. Documented process for comparing security roles and permissions lists. Utilized as a key resource for troubleshooting issues before and during the upgrade window.


2009 - 2010

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Senior PeopleSoft Consultant

Modified SQR and PeopleCode for a PeopleSoft Financials upgrade. Reviewed functional setup for Commitment Control and performed audits on transaction data. Resolved upgrade issues with ledger balances. Increased performance for upgrade tasks and production processes; budget checking a journal improved from 4 minutes to 5 seconds.


2009 - 2010

North Mississippi Medical Center

PeopleSoft Trainer and Conversion Specialist

Trained and mentored staff on PeopleTools, SQL, SQR, and the Financials module architecture. Assisted team with mapping and coding of conversions and interfaces. Utilized Excel to CI (Component Interface), SQRs and Application Engine to convert legacy data into PeopleSoft.


2001 - 2009

University of Houston

Senior PeopleSoft Consultant

Developer and adviser on multiple implementations and upgrades on the Financials, HRMS, and Campus Solutions.


1996 - 2001

Computer Sciences Corporation

Senior Consultant

Delivered outstanding technical analysis, design, testing and implementation, as well as applying fixes/patches, upgrades, and debugging on PeopleSoft projects. Led technical teams and bolstered results through dedicated coaching and mentoring. Demonstrated multiple release expertise across a variety of clients, environments, and countries. Offered exemplary customer support.


MY PRESENTATIONS

Presentations Given At Conferences
March 2017
March 2014

HEUG Alliance 2014 - Las Vegas

BI Publisher: Learn to Code Like the Masters

March 2006


MY EDUCATIONs

Formal Education
1995

Stephen F. Austin State University

Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems



MY SKILLS

PeopleSoft skills and knowledge

Technical

PeopleTools/PeopleCode
10 out of 10
Application Engine
9 out of 10
SQR
10 out of 10
XML/BI Publisher
8 out of 10
PSQuery
10 out of 10
WorkCenters
8 out of 10
Fluid
7 out of 10

Upgrades

Analysis
9 out of 10
Retrofits
10 out of 10
Planning
9 out of 10
9.2 Upgrade Experience
10 out of 10

Functional Understanding

General Ledger
9 out of 10
Accounts Payable
9 out of 10
Purchasing
8 out of 10
eProcurement
8 out of 10
Asset Management
7 out of 10
Commitment Control
10 out of 10