Valentino Negri
Austin, Texas

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Objective Contract position implementing PeopleSoft Benefits Administration and eBenefits.
Education Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
B.A. Psychology with Honors.
NYU Graduate School of Business Administration - New York, NY
Completed coursework in Accounting and Statistics.
PeopleSoft Functional/Technical Specialist in PeopleSoft Ben Admin since July 1996.
Summary Experience with PeopleSoft Human Resources, Base Benefits and Payroll applications since October 1993.

Ben Admin Experience:
  Performed requirements and fit gap analysis including design of work-arounds and customizations.
  Designed and setup benefit programs and components (e.g., benefit plans, rates, credits, deductions, calculation rules).
  Designed and setup Eligibility Rules and Event Rules.
  Designed and setup eBenefits for Open Enrollment and Event Maintenance.
  Designed and setup eBenefits Life Events using delivered 9.2 functionality.
  Tested Open Enrollment and Event Maintenance processes.
  Setup and executed snapshot for initial conversion to Ben Admin.
  Designed configuration and process use of Primary Job data for multiple job systems.
  Tested payroll processing of benefit deductions.
  Documented eBenefits for employees and administrative staff.
  Identified and developed correction procedures for Base Benefits data errors that would cause problems in Ben Admin.
  Designed and developed new and modified enrollment and confirmation statements.
  Wrote specifications and assisted technical staff in SQR and PeopleTools development.
  Developed SQRs for pre-Ben Admin database updates (as a method to implement customizations), interfaces and reports.
  Developed SQRs to convert employee benefit enrollments from other systems to PeopleSoft tables.
  Developed SQRs to load insurer zip code coverage areas to Ben Admin geographic location tables.
  Developed and implemented production cut-over procedures.
  Trained benefits users in Ben Admin operations, base benefits, eBenefits and Query Manager.
Software: SQR; SQL; light PeopleTools and PeopleCode.
05/17-present Red Lobster – Orlando, FL
Designed, configured and tested conversion of outsourced benefits administration into existing internal 9.2 PeopleSoft HR and Payroll system.
02/16-10/16
05/11-05/11
University of Utah – Salt Lake City, UT
Using Agile Development with Scrum, designed and tested integration of an existing custom employee benefits enrollment web application with 9.2 PeopleSoft Ben Admin events. Performed requirements and fit gap analysis for conversion of existing PeopleSoft Base Benefits system to PeopleSoft Ben Admin and eBenefits.
08/15-11/15
03/14-09/14
Ascension Health – St. Louis, MO
Designed, tested and implemented custom processes in PeopleSoft 9.1 to a) generate ‘Enroll in Benefits’ events for new hires with Event Date set to employee benefit eligibility date b) set qualifying flagged events to be automatically reprocessed c) generate general deductions for employees subject to ‘spouse surcharge’. Designed and tested eBenefits changes for open enrollment.
10/14-08/15
08/10-12/10
09/05-12/09
Travelers Insurance – St. Paul, MN
For upgrades from 9.0 to 9.2 (July 2015), from 8.9 to 9.0 (July 2009) and from 8.3 to 8.9 (December 2006), documented existing customizations, wrote specifications for new customizations, created and executed test scripts for delivered and custom processes. Designed process to convert existing sytem to Person Model (i.e., possible multiple EMPL_RCDs for a single person) including assignment of Primary Job Indicators. Configured and tested open enrollment each year using PeopleSoft eBenefits. Restructured benefit program and benefit plan organization to improve administration and maintainability. Converted benefit enrollments and implemented benefit setup for retirees whose benefit administration had previously been outsourced. Added new benefit plans and ran snapshot for Canadian employees. Provided production support for administrators.
08/13-11/13 Advance Central Services – Wilmington, DE
Configured and tested open enrollment using PeopleSoft 9.1 eBenefits. Designed and tested automated conversion (via Ben Admin events) of employee base benefits data to a new business unit with new Emplids.
03/13-08/13 Houston Methodist Hospital – Houston, TX
Wrote functional specifications and tested interface file processes for a new implementation of PeopleSoft 9.1 Base Benefits and Ben Admin from a legacy system. Tested use of Retroactive Benefits Deduction Process.
01/12-10/12 Air Canada – Montreal, QC Canada
For upgrade from 8.9 to 9.1, updated technical specifications, validated delivered upgrade process and implemented workarounds for errors in upgraded configuration (including new Coverage Formulas and Benefit Rates), created and executed test scripts and designed and executed cutover procedures.
06/11-12/11 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Chapel Hill, NC
Conducted Conference Room Pilot sessions and performed requirements and fit gap analysis for conversion of existing legacy system to PeopleSoft 9.1 Base Benefits and Ben Admin.
06/10-08/10 Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory – Columbia, MD
Performed requirements and fit gap analysis for conversion of existing PeopleSoft 8.9 Base Benefits system to PeopleSoft 8.9 Ben Admin.
09/04-02/05 Marsh & McLennan – Hoboken, NJ
Configured and tested open enrollment for 2005 using PeopleSoft 8.3 eBenefits. Worked on eBenefits Text Id changes, addition of Health Savings Accounts as an FSA plan type and conversion of benefit data for employees of an acquired company.
12/03-08/04 North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System – New Hyde Park, NY
Implemented PeopleSoft 8.3 Base Benefits and Ben Admin from legacy system. Worked on legacy conversion and snapshot process, configuration changes and testing of all Ben Admin and Base Benefits components and processes.
11/01-11/03
09/00-11/00
KeySpan Energy – New York, NY
Implemented PeopleSoft 8.3 eBenefits for open enrollment for management and union employees. Documented 8.3 eBenefits, eProfile and ePay for employees and administrative staff. Worked with PeopleSoft Global Support Center and internal technical staff to correct bugs in delivered eBenefits. During open enrollment, worked on help desk to answer employee questions on eBenefits. Tested payroll processing of benefit deductions in an implementation of PeopleSoft 7.5 payroll from a Human Resources/Ben Admin system. Converted employee benefit enrollments and implemented benefit setup for acquired companies. Trained benefits staff in use of base benefits, eBenefits, eProfile, ePay and Query Manager.
11/00-10/01
09/99-09/00
State of Texas Employees Retirement System – Austin, TX
Implemented PeopleSoft 8.0 Ben Admin open enrollment and event maintenance, using eBenefits for election entry, for the Texas state agency responsible for benefits administration of 250,000 employees and 50,000 retirees. Designed customizations to fit client requirements including a) stored procedures to dynamically calculate benefit deductions using the same methodology and yielding the same results as PeopleSoft payroll process; b) SQR and Ben Admin setup to administer COBRA within Ben Admin and c) SQRs to automate generation of job table actions for time-related events (e.g., LOA expiration; overage dependents). Designed and tested legacy system conversion and snapshot procedures.
06/99-09/99 Security Capital – El Paso, TX
Implemented PeopleSoft 7.5 Ben Admin from Human Resources/Base Benefits/Payroll. Developed SQR to generate ‘Enroll in Benefits’ events into BAS Activity table for new hires (event date set to two month waiting period benefits effective date; thereby presenting new hires with benefit plans and rates in effect as of benefit enrollment date rather than as of hire date). Developed subsystem to track benefit payments for employees on STD.
06/98-06/99 Black & Veatch – Overland Park, KS
Implemented PeopleSoft 7.0 Base Benefits, Ben Admin and FSA Administration from legacy system. Upgraded to PeopleSoft 7.5. Developed subsystem to implement policy of benefits payment one month in advance of coverage (generated payroll one time deduction overrides). Developed subsystem to determine eligibility and contributions for profit sharing plan. Developed SQR to load payroll other earnings from claims entered in FSA Administration.
12/97-05/98 Sullivan & Cromwell - New York, NY
Analyzed and documented requirements for PeopleSoft 5.12 Ben Admin implementation from Human Resources/Base Benefits/Payroll. Developed subsystem to determine eligibility for profit sharing plan.
03/97-11/97 TRW Systems Integration Group - Fairfax, VA
Prototyped PeopleSoft 6.0 Ben Admin from Human Resources/Payroll-only. Assisted in upgrade from 4.02 by developing SQRs to convert benefit definition and rate tables.
04/96-03/97 Stop & Shop - Quincy, MA
Implemented PeopleSoft 5.12 Ben Admin from Human Resources/Base Benefits/Payroll.
Developed a Benefit Payments subsystem to track retiree medical benefit payments.
11/95-03/96 J. Crew - New York, NY
Developed an Employee Review subsystem for exempt and non-exempt employees at retail and corporate locations.
05/95-11/95 BASF Corporation - Mt.Olive, NJ
Developed a GL Interface subsystem between ADP AutoPay II and SAP General Ledger that included fringe and accrual functionality.
10/94-04/95 Southern California Edison - Rosemead, CA
Assisted in conversion of Southern California Edison’s legacy system to PeopleSoft Human Resources and Payroll. Developed SQR to load additional pay and general deductions from external sequential files to PeopleSoft tables.
10/93-10/94 Goldman Sachs - New York, NY
Developed SQRs for custom reports and database downloads and uploads for a PeopleSoft Payroll System. Converted Goldman Sachs foreign payroll vendor data to PeopleSoft pay check tables. Project leader for 1994 enhancements to customized year-end bonus subsystem.
01/84-10/93 Defined Contribution Systems Development at Employee Benefits Consultants: Kwasha Lipton (now Xerox Services), Buck Consultants and The Wyatt Company (now Towers Watson).