Pl - IT Consultant - Chennai, TN, India

Karuppayee Pl

Chennai, TN, India


IT Consultant


Workforce Management- Workbrain

Work History


From August 2013

Team Size: 3
Responsibility: • Requirement analysis, requirement feasibility and impact analysis • Detailed Design, Coding • Test case preparation, Unit testing and Workbrain Integration testing • Deployment and Warranty Support
Duration: August 2013 - Till Date
Tools: Workbrain, Oracle SQL developer, Cognos
Software: PLSQL, Unix-Shell

RCL Crown Awards

October 2012 - September 2013

➢ Won 'Most Valuable Player Award' for Q1 2013 in RCL Crown Awards from Infosys Technologies.

➢ Won 'Rising Star Award' for Q3 2012 in RCL Crown Awards from Infosys Technologies.

Technical Expertise:
Primary Skill: WFM Package - Workbrain
Programming Languages: JAVA, J2EE, SQL, C, C++
Scripting Languages: Shell, Java Script

Senior Systems Engineer

Infosys Limited

From June 2011

Systems Engineer

October 2011 - September 2013

Systems Engineer Trainee

June 2011 - October 2011

Professional Achievements:


October 2011 - December 2011

Tools: HP Quality Center

Additional Responsibilities handled in the Project:
• Configuration Management
➢ Conduct monthly audit for configuration control.
➢ Ensure proper versioning of the project artifacts.
➢ Provide minimal required access to all project stake holders.
➢ Being a part of Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Audits.
• Project Management Activities
➢ Scheduling tasks in internal Project Management tool(IPM+)
➢ Submitting Quarterly Metric reports and monthly Milestone reports in IPM+
• Training Activities
➢ Conducting workbrain training sessions for new members joining the team.
➢ Conducted assessments for the freshers.

Trainings undergone:
➢ Successfully completed Foundation Program in Infosys Ltd with a CGPA of 4.93 upon 5 during the period Jun 2011- Oct 2011.
➢ Successfully completed In-plant training in Polaris Software Group Co, on the topic "Payroll Module" during the year 2009.

Projects Done during B.E:
➢ Final year project done for Web Data Mining Using XML

➢ Mini - Project done for information retrieval in a retail shop using VB and Oracle

➢ Mini - Project done using multimedia flash to create a shooting game

➢ Project done for Multiplex Management System, a standalone application for a multiplex including
restaurant management and ciniplex management using JAVA.

Wal-Mart, Bentonville

Project Name Logistics HR Solutions- Phase 1

Client Wal-Mart, Bentonville
Description of the project
Functional Info:
The purpose of this project is to migrate the HR data and functionality of Distribution Centers (DCs) from legacy systems to Global HR systems like GAIN/LAWSON. But some HR functionality will be kept alive at the DCs. So the project also aims to design, develop and implement a process to populate associate data from LAWSON database to local DC T&A systems for the remaining functionality to work.

Wal-Mart, Bentonville

Description of the project
Functional Info:
Alternate clocking device application allows the associates to perform key time and attendance functionality close to their work location in POS and Hub devices. The functionality that the associates can perform on the ETC application are punch action for the day like Clock in, Clock out, Going to meal and Back from meal. Correction of missing punches, view schedule and hours can also be done in menu screen for an associate.

Role: Consultant
Team Size: 12
Responsibility: • Requirement analysis, requirement feasibility and gap analysis • Test case preparation, System testing and Workbrain Integration testing • UAT test case review and UAT data setup and support
Duration: Jan 2012 - Feb 2013
Tools: HP Quality Center, Eclipse
Software: JAVA, JSP, HTML, Struts 2 Framework

Ahold, Netherlands

Project Name Workbrain Implementation

Client Ahold, Netherlands
Description of the project
Functional Info:
Workbrain roll-out was done for Ahold stores which involved the implementation of major Workbrain modules - Time & Attendance (T&A) and Labor Forecasting & Schedule Optimization (LFSO).

Role: Consultant
Team Size: 10
Responsibility: • Requirement analysis, Effort estimation • Test case preparation, Test case review. • System testing and Workbrain Integration testing
Duration: Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
Tools: Workbrain, HP Quality Center,

Class Instructor Staffing


Description of the project
Functional Info:
WFM Package-Workbrain is used for Time & Attendance and Labor Forecasting & Schedule optimization by Michaels Inc. Cognos is the reporting tool used. All the enhancements related to the above modules are delivered as part of PIW-Workbrain project.

Enhancements Info:
Class Instructor Staffing
The goal of this project is to create a form in workbrain which would be used by Store managers and assistant store managers to perform class instructor staffing. Additionally, reports would be created in Cognos, to facilitate the business to view the current staffing plan for all the stores.

Security End Dates
The primary focus of this project is to list all the system admin users currently present in workbrain and send the list as an automated e-mail to a particular business group on a weekly basis. This would help business review the users assigned to System Admin group periodically

Job Monitoring Task
The primary goal of this project is to alert the Operations team and the Application Support teams whenever a task is running for a long time than its expected time of completion.

Frame Production interface
The goal of this project is to automate the process of extracting the Actual hours worked by all employees of Framers Department in Michaels Stores along with their scheduled hours on a daily basis and copy the extracted file to a designated location.

Payroll performance hour Report
The primary is to enable a front end screen where business can made changes to the time codes which need to be included on Payroll performance report. For enabling the front end, the time code maintenance forms needs to be modified and also the SQL procedure needs to be modified to include all the time codes with the particular column flagged as Y.

IDM Import
The goal of this project is to fix the issues in IDM import interface. The following issues are occurring frequently, due to which Michaels users are highly impacted.
• The user...

Senior System Engineer

Infosys Limited

with expertise in WFM Package - Workbrain and Java. Pursuing MS in Software Systems in BITS Pilani through Work Integrated Learning Program (WILP).

Organization Designation Duration

Qualifications & Certifications

Computer Science

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Birla Institute of Technology

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