Profile

Mr. Christo Saunders

Boise State University

Contact Details

Boise State University

 

Bio

Member of the Overview:

Currently, the Information Systems Manager at the Office of Sponsored Programs/Research at BSU

MBA - Masters in Business Administration - BSU

HONS - IS Management - Bachelors Degree - UCT

Project Management (Certified PMI), ITEL v3, PIMBOK

Agile Scrum Master

Serve on the NWHEUG as Technical Chair 2018 - 2020 (And Conference planner)

Serve on the HEUG CC PAG 2015 - 2016 (Technical Chair for UCT and Conference planner)

Member of Peoplesoft Alliance now HEUG for over 16 years

•   Developed advanced technical abilities during twenty four years of progressive Information Systems experience consisting of COBOL Systems,  PeopleSoft Human Resources with local and international Payroll and PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
•   Acquired extensive PeopleSoft development and implementation skills while serving both large and small organizations worldwide
•   Mastered bilingual interpersonal skills amidst a variety of diverse customers while working for an international consulting company
•   Demonstrated leadership abilities while functioning as technical team lead for various project implementations
•   Seven years of PeopleSoft experience in the United States and over twelve years in South Africa

Work Specializations:

InfoEd -

PPM -Oracle Cloud Project Port Folio Management System

Systems Team Supervisor

PeopleSoft:  Campus Solutions & HRMS since (v5.12 - v9.2)

• People Tools (most current v8.55.15)
• Extensive People Code / Development
• Application Designer (all aspects of it)
• Batch Processing (SQR, SQC, COBOL)
• SQL (Oracle, DB2, MS SQL)
• Data Mover Scripts
• SQLTrace & Error Debugging
• Production Support
• Change Assistant used for Application Implementations
• Tools Implementation (v5.12 thru v8.54)
• Portal / JMAC
• Web Services
• Patches applied Using Change Assistant
• All HRMS Modules
• All Campus Solutions Modules
• PeopleSoft Query / Crystal Reporting
• nVision Reporting
• Import Manager

Responsible for all Bundles applications  at UCT

 

Work References:

IS Manager: Boise State University

August 2020 – Current  (3 months) Idaho, USA

Employee: OSP Department 

 

Senior Developer / Analyst: Boise State University

June 2017 – Current  (2 years 4 months ) Idaho, USA

Employee : OIT Department

 

Senior Developer / Analyst:  MMI Holdings Cape Town

July 2017 – May 2017  (10 months) Cape Town, South Africa

Employee : Human Resources Development

 

Senior Specialist Developer : University of Cape Town

March 2011 – June 2016  (6 years 3 months) Cape Town, South Africa

Employee : Systems Division

 

Systems Developer and Analyst : University of Cape Town

December 2008 – February 2011 (2 years 3 months) Cape Town, South Africa

IT Consultant - Direct Freelance consulting to UCT.

 

Senior Systems Developer and Analyst : Visions Consulting

October 2006 – November 2008 (2 years 2 months) Cape Town, South Africa

IT Consultant - Consulting through Visions Consulting to UCT.

 

Senior Systems Developer and Analyst : Woolworths

April 2004 – September 2006 (2 years 6 months) Cape Town, South Africa

IT Consultant - Consulting through O'Brien Personnel to client Woolworths.

 

Lead Software Engineer : Gap Inc.

October 2001 – March 2004 (2 years 6 months) California, USA

Employee : PeopleSoft HR Development Group at Gap Inc.

 

Senior Systems Developer and Analyst :Business Connexion

September 2000 – September 2001 (1 year 1 month) San Francisco, USA

IT Consultant - Consulting through Q-Data for client Gap Inc.

 

Systems Developer and Analyst : Business Connexion

March 1998 – August 2000 (2 years 6 months) Chicago, USA

IT Consultant - Consulting through Q-Data for client Montgomery Wards

 

Systems Developer: Business Connexion

July 1995 – February 1998 (2 years 8 months) Johannesburg, South Africa

IT Consultant - Consulting through Q-Data for client(s) NEDCOR and Sentrachem (DOW Chemicals)

 

Programmer : Denel Integrated Systems Solutions

January 1994 – June 1995 (1 year 6 months)Pretoria, South Africa

Employee : Denel Defense Force Systems – PERSOL

 

Financial Systems Clerk : South African Airforce

January 1989 – December 1993 (5 years) Pretoria, South Africa

Employee : SA Air Force : Worked for the Director of Computer Information Systems