Lawson Programmer/Analyst IV @ UCLA Health RemoteSystems Analyst @ Ascena Retail Group, Inc. • Supported transformation as a result of acquisition of Charming Shoppes by Ascena.• Supervised offshore and onshore contractors responsible for support of Lawson.• Transitioned second-level support to contractors. Provided third-level technical support for Lawson systems and interfaces. In particular, was responsible for support of...
Lawson Programmer/Analyst IV @ UCLA Health RemoteSystems Analyst @ Ascena Retail Group, Inc. • Supported transformation as a result of acquisition of Charming Shoppes by Ascena.• Supervised offshore and onshore contractors responsible for support of Lawson.• Transitioned second-level support to contractors. Provided third-level technical support for Lawson systems and interfaces. In particular, was responsible for support of internals after Lawson ceased extended support for release 8.0.3.• Provided second-level technical support for PCI compliance and tokenization. Reported to auditors annually.• Responsible for software census and progress tracking for Mainframe Elimination• Planned and led migration of mainframe accounting functions to Lawson and Aspen 360. • Led fiscal-year conversion project.• Converted procurement function back from Ariba to Lawson.• Devised interface changes for conversion from Peoplesoft to ADP.• Produced functional mapping for conversion from Lawson to Oracle Retail.• Designed and implemented Epicor sales-audit interfaces with Lawson.• Supervised offshore team that supported SharePoint. From June 2012 to January 2015 (2 years 8 months) Bensalem, PAStaff Consultant @ Charming Shoppes • Trained and supervised offshore contractors and transitioned first-level support of Lawson. Retained responsibility for second-level and third-level support.• Trained for conversion to Lawson release 9 (abandoned because of planned sale).• Spent six weeks in Chennai, India training offshore staff and evaluating work environment.• Converted procurement function from Lawson to Ariba.• Designed Lawson customization for communication with banks, Aspen 360 and Accruent.• Led combined offshore and onshore teams implementing Aspen 360.• Worked on Service Now as our ITIL compliance tool. Scripted and produced training videos.• Supported SharePoint and developed governance documents for SP 2010• Full-cycle software development on AIX, mainframe and Windows platforms as appropriate as well as interfaces between Lawson and Teradata data warehouse.• Produced project plans, tracked progress and led numerous small projects.• Evaluation, installation and maintenance of packages and hosted systems, including Kronos and Stellent upgrades.• Developed and tested Lawson disaster recovery plans as part of DR team.• Developed internal coding and Production Control standards for Unix systems.• Provided technical support for tokenization(PCI), including implementation of XML translation. Reported to auditors annually.• As part of team, selected BPC reporting and connected to Lawson. From June 2007 to June 2012 (5 years 1 month) Bensalem, PAManaging Partner @ Robert West LLC Client: Charming Shoppes of Delaware• Primary analyst responsible for installation of Lawson Procurement.• As part of team installed Lawson Asset Management. Wrote custom code for missing interactions between Procurement and Asset Management.• Customized Lawson for SOX compliance, hosted and custom systems including Vantage Tax. • Worked with outside consultants to implement Stellent workflow.• Technical lead on Lawson upgrade from Release 7.2 to 8.0.3.• Performed maintenance of Lawson Financials and Procurement under release 7 and 8.• Trained staff members to perform customization and maintenance, including use of Application Development Workbench.• Designed and implemented a tokenization strategy for PCI compliance that saved well over $400,000 in implementation costs, involved zero-down-time and placed most of the IT footprint outside of PCI auditing, representing annual savings of at least $50,000• Designed and developed hub interface protocols for secure communications , including conversion from custom (mainframe) HR system to Peoplesoft.• Maintained Profit Logic (price management) including interfaces to data warehouse.• Modified payroll system to support biweekly payroll with staggered cycles by division and to support changing state legislation on overtime.• Worked on numerous small projects on mainframe, Unix and Windows platforms.Other clients:• Provided management, accounting and tax functions to partner (marketing/management consultant).• Assisted partner with technical issues and developing marketing plans.• Hired and supervised clerical assistant. From October 2001 to July 2007 (5 years 10 months) Doylestown, PA
Lawson Programmer/Analyst IV
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.
June 2012 to January 2015
June 2007 to June 2012
Robert West LLC
October 2001 to July 2007
What company does Robert West work for?
Robert West works for UCLA Health
What is Robert West's role at UCLA Health?
Robert West is Lawson Programmer/Analyst IV
What industry does Robert West work in?
Robert West works in the Hospital & Health Care industry.
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