KENNETH J. GUZZETTA


Mobile #: (408) 234 5267 (call or text)
ken@guzzetta.com
http://www.guzzetta.com/ken


Professional Summary:

I am an experienced IT/Business Analyst with experience in Project Management concepts, practices, and procedures. I have been on many successful project teams. I also have experience in Business Analysis; I can use data to see patterns and can make recommendations to improve productivity. I am also an experienced Application Administrator and have added value with my Business Analyst background to projects I have managed. I have experience in a fast-paced start up environment, and management of a team of experienced professionals.

Experience: 
                                                                                                                                                                                            

San Jose State University
Business Analyst, HR Technology Group
San Jose, CA
4/2017 Present

Maintain high quality and customer-focused technology that integrates and coordinates with university needs. I ensure data integrity in Human Capital Management (HCM) and provide reports and data analysis to evaluating HR function and programs.
HCM is one of Oracle PeopleSoft's web-based, single system solutions that covers every aspect of the HCM roadmap, from core HR transactional functionality through service automation and delivery to complete enterprise talent management solutions.

Services I am responsible for are:

Cisco Systems, Inc.  
Started as: Business Analyst
Last position: Business Systems Analyst
San Jose, CA
6/00 - Present

I supported the Finance and HR groups in terms of new capabilities and functionality of Cisco's Reporting tools. There are a variety of reporting tools used at Cisco, and have knowledge about each. Recently I worked in an Agile project management environment and implementing this for our group. I have a mix of both HR and Finance projects, and gaining knowledge and experience of each. I am also acting as the release manager for our HR group tool releases, as well as working on projects/enhancements for that group as well.
In previous roles held at Cisco, I was responsible for:



WebTV Networks / Microsoft Corporation
Sr. Recruiting Analyst
Palo Alto, CA
3/98 to 6/00:

WebTV Networks, Inc. (startup acquired by Microsoft)
Staffing Systems Analyst
Palo Alto, CA
6/97 to 3/98:

Artemis Research, Inc. (Incorporated to form WebTV Networks)
Recruiting Assistant
Palo Alto, CA
9/96 to 6/97:

Education:

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with Distinction
 

Volunteer Activities:

Milpitas Youth Soccer League
Non-Profit Organization
Board Member from 2005-2007
I was responsible for the Under 12 boys group coaching and team assignments.

San Jose Classic Chevy Club
Non-Profit Organization
Board Positions of:
     Webmaster: 2007 to Present
     Newsletter Editor: 2007 to Present
I am responsible for creating and disseminating the club's monthly newsletter, and for creating and maintaining the club's website and membership roster.

 

Special Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve complicated business issues with little supervision.
  • I am Proactive, have a can-do attitude, and am results & relationship oriented.
  • I can partner with business clients, facilitate, influence and derive BI business requirements, with a balance of technical constraints.
  • I have experience in analysis, development and design with BI suites such as Microstrategy, Tableau, and OBIEE. I have worked with Cognos and Essbase as well.
  • I have experience assessing solutions and testing plans, and have built relationships across IT and the Business.
  • I am proficient in SQL, Excel and HTML.
  • Proficient on both PC and MAC platforms.
  • Part of a team that evaluated Workday as a HRM for Cisco.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Car restoration fanatic and classic car lover.
     

 

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