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Independent Consultants make recommendations to businesses and help them increase efficiency. Those looking to work as Independent Consultants should showcase in their resumes responsibilities such as observing market trends, identifying problems, developing solutions, generating reports, and maximizing performance. A well-written example resume makes display of the following qualifications: technical skills, problem-solving orientation, analytical thinking, attention to details, computer proficiency, multitasking, and report writing. Successful candidates hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree and have studied business, management, and computers.

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Independent Consultant - Business Intelligence / Enterprise Data Warehouse

Senior Business Systems Analyst on the BI / EDW team. As a former employee, provided knowledge and skills to the recently outsourced support team.

  • Understood the Materials Management Subject Area of the Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence systems from beginning to end. Expertise included the business processes, systems processes and data spanning many subject areas beginning with multiple source systems, traveling through the Data Warehouse ETL systems, the EDW tables and ending with the user access tools.
  • Major project assigned required extensive modifications and enhancements to the existing EDW/BI application due to the Distribution Business systems conversion to SAP/ECC. The EDW/BI application consisted of 1000+ job steps for over 30+ Business Objects Universes.
  • Completed analysis of the business and supporting systems and data to determine impact and changes to the existing and future system working with both the Business and IT.
  • Wrote requirements, functional specifications, test plans. Defined and setup the test environment with appropriate conditions.
  • Reviewed designs, planned work, provided status, planned implementations and produced all required documentation.
  • Lead and participated in all levels of testing including: unit test reviews, system testing, functional testing, integration testing, interface testing and User Acceptance testing.
  • Defined, coordinated and tested all Oracle table and Business Objects Universe changes. Wrote SQL queries natively or using either Business Objects or Toad.
  • Extracts from new system were developed using DataStage.
  • Coordinated, managed and review work of team consisting of employees and contractors from multiple consulting companies both onshore and offshore working remotely and onsite.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics
MS
Information Systems
2

Independent Consultant

Focus on new business development to build client relationships by offering value-added, insightful and strategic input to their business

  • Extensive knowledge and experience proficiently handling complex mission critical projects under extreme time constraints.
  • Analyze environment in recommending hardware and software requirements within clients proposed budget.
  • Ensure that all system designs and implementations are approved by users and management and are kept in accordance with applicable company policies.
  • Provide initial technical training for all personnel and ongoing user support.
  • Maintain manual comprised of training materials with technical definitions translated into non-technical terms.
  • Exemplary technical, managerial, and analytical work involving management information systems.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Communication Arts / Business Admin
3

Java Applications Developer/architect (independent Consultant)

Lead an effort to implement Rational Unified Process for Distributed Applications Development Group (all J2EE/.NET based development is done under this group).

  • Provided leadership for the effort as Project Manager, Enterprise Architect, and mentor for RUP and Rational tools to the group. The goals were to provide storage and management of all the artifacts and be able to create end-to-end traceability report among all the artifacts stored in Rational tools. Artifacts included the process, requirements, test cases, code, change & enhancement requests, production problems, all documents (including architecture, design, deployment, test plans, statement of work with vendors etc.), all communication happening among all the stakeholders involved in complete SDLC starting from Business users to support personnel. Rational tools used were Method Composer, RequisitePro, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Software Architect, SoDA, and BIRT. Very important out-of-box and custom reports can be generated using these tools for an effective project management to manage and expedite quality software development.
  • Worked with IBM to install and configure the Rational tools in the development and production environments.
  • Created Project Plan, Environment Specification (Deployment Document), and Requirements Management, Configuration Management & Admin Plans for the tools implementation.
  • Implemented a prototype for testing end-to-end process using Rational tools.
  • Worked with the Enterprise Architect to create components in ClearCase for a large-scale web based application (Labor Exchange System, which included Unemployment Insurance, Profile Management, and Employment Services). The application used J2EE web services on mainframe, Spring (including Spring MVC), Hibernate, & Oracle on the WebSphere Application Server, and HTML, JavaScript, and CSS on IBM HTTP server. Refactored the entire codebase in Rational Software Architect to fit the new components.
  • Worked on creating defects in ClearQuest and fixing them using ClearCase/RSA with ClearQuest/ClearCase integration. Authentication was done using LDAP and Active Directory. Authorization was configured in various Rational tools.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BE
Electronics And Telecommunications
MS
Computer Science
4

Independent Consultant

  • Fostered collaboration with IT, Legal, and Plant operations to write policies and procedures per required Federal Standards.
  • Conducted gap analysis to investigate areas of concern and recommend budgetary needs of program.
  • Developed training programs for US and Canada plant operations.
  • Directed influence and management buy-in to support compliance initiatives and requirements.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Global Energy Management
5

Independent Consultant

Provide finance, accounting and internal audit consulting to corporations, consulting firms and start up businesses.

  • As a Senior Consultant, delivered Internal Audit and SOX compliance services to FLY Leasing, Leap Frog and Diamond Foods. Performed SOX testing across SEC reporting, inventory, tax, foreign exchange, marketing coop and stock compensation. Performed extensive testing of Excel workbooks and IT General Controls.
  • Interim Internal Audit Lead for FLY Leasing completing an Entity Level Controls Assessment and a fee audit of the subsidiary management servicing company. Created presentations for the Board of Directors.
  • Supply Chain consultant to Fish and Richardson, an intellectual property law firm.
  • Through Gerson Lehrman, subject matter expert to consulting and capital management firms such as Bain, Farallon Capital, McKinsey and Summit Partners for large scale ERP implementations, IT, business process outsourcing, pricing, supply chain, data center services and finance organizational strategy.
  • Consult with start up businesses to quickly achieve sustained profitable operations.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MBA
Accounting
6

Independent Consultant, Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

  • Analyzed, queried and resolved inconsistent data from the [company name] (WHO)/United Nations Children’s Fund Joint Reporting Form on Immunization
  • Created database, classified national immunization records from WHO Member States on >90 characteristics and analyzed results to facilitate timely presentation at an annual meeting
  • Composed summary reports for WHO headquarters, individualized reports for WHO regions and contributed to three publications on the form and function of home-based child vaccination records
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
MA
Epidemiology
Toxicology
7

Lead Independent Consultant

  • Sales Award recipient in 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Monthly Sales Award recipient for October 2009, November 2009, October 2010 and November 2010
  • Provided quality customer service for direct sell of wickless candles, room sprays, and car scents
  • Prepare event schedules, make facility reservations, and arrange for catering
  • Coordinate promotional/publicizing efforts in conjunction with monthly sales events
  • Coordinated and planned meetings and events
  • Maintain files and database for customers
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Information Systems
8

Independent Consultant for Startup

Senior Software Engineer

  • Architected and developed customer level test SATA software using C.
  • Created Requirement Documents based on anticipated customer needs.
  • Setup test specifications for Triage Scan, Short Read-Write Scan, Speed Scan, Long Read-Write Scan.
  • Interviewed prospective s/w engineers.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
9

Independent Consultant, Greater

Created themed events 2-20 people based on client location and needs for specific requests

  • Partnered with local businesses to develop and build within the community
  • Continuously contacted my team via social media for weekly meetings, monthly recognition and award ceremonies
  • Used technology to communicate by generating email, creating Invitations and Thank You notes
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Public Health
10

Independent Consultant \ Contractor

  • Document & implement all resolutions, and provide overall assistance in all daily administration\repair of hardware & software issues as requested.
  • Performed set-up, breakdown, and transport of company equipment on an as-needed basis for all sites.
  • Provide desktop support for over 300 users by phone or in person as needed to minimize downtime for the company.
  • Plan and lead training sessions for new and existing clients\employee's as part of the initiative to improve productivity, best uses, & security of all data and assets.
  • Identify, isolate & repair computer equipment showing wear & tear as well as during preventative maintenance sweeps.
  • Recommend & oversee all purchases of software or hardware needed for daily operations as well as future.
  • Consistently improve delivery times & service levels while reducing costs for the business.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Computer Science
BA
Arts & Business Administration

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