Walter Ritzel
Senior Software Engineer
  • Porto Alegre,
  • Brazil
Member Since: 2003/09/25
Industry: Computer & IT
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Professional Background
Software Development Advisor
Dell Inc.
March 2009 – Present
- Currently working as development leader for the HR Reporting team, being responsible for team coordination, requirements clarification and L3 support;
- Worked as business analyst and development leader on the project to migrate the HR datawarehouse from Business Objects to OBIEE:
    - Have executed gap analysis and mapping between the 2 solutions;
    - Have written the requirements for data conversion;    
    - Managed development efforts of both internal and external (consultants) teams, using SCRUM;
- Worked as development leader for the HR Reporting team, being responsible for execute major changes in the solution (AbInitio to Power Center, Business Objects version upgrade, integration of new major data sources) and also have stabilized the solution, reducing drastically the number of issues in production.
Software Development Advisor
Dell
March 2008 – March 2009
- Development leader in charge of maintain the Program and Portfolio Management solution (Clarity) used by the Global IT team at Dell;
- Executed the project that have integrated Clarity with the Oracle Project Accounting module, allowing Dell better control over IT project expenses.
Software Developer Engineer
Dell
February 2005 – February 2008
- Worked as development leader of Product Group (PG/IT), maintaining more than 100 applications written in ASP 3.0, .NET and Java;
- Worked as development leader responsible for deploying a sales search engine tool, that integrates technologies like ENDECA search engine, Documentum and Microsoft Office tools to deliver the most current information about Dell products to Sales representatives, managing the vendor relationship and coordinating the integration between in house and vendor pieces of the final solution;
- Worked as development leader of the CMS tool responsible to administer the first Global SDLC framework developed by Dell IT. The challenges on this project were the management of development team, that does not have a stable formation, since developers were engaged on their bench time.
Developer
Accenture
2003 – 2004
Work as developer for Dell Computer Inc.
Software Developer
Other Startup Companies
January 1993 – October 2003
During this period I had worked for the following companies:
- Criar Estudio de Informatica;
- CSI - Consultoria de Sistemas de Informação;
- Binario Internet;
- Bankorp - Estratégia e Consultoria Empresarial.

 I had worked as developer using technologies like: Clipper, Delphi, C++, ASP 3.0 and .NET 1.1. As database technologies, I had worked with Ingres, SQL Server and Oracle.
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Education
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Master in Computer Science
Bioinformatics
2013 – 2015
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Bachelor
Computer Science
1993 – 2002
Colégio Técnico Industrial Professor Mario Alquati
Técnico em Processamento de Dados
Computer Software Engineering
1990 – 1992
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Professional Experience:
- 20 years of experience on software development industry;
- Working for 9 years with web development using several technologies like ASP, JSP, PHP and .NET;
- Expertise in Content Management Systems (CMS) for internet/intranet websites;
- Expertise in ERP modules analysis\development: Purchasing, Quality Assurance and Production Engineering;
- Expertise in Business Intelligence, focused on Data Modeling and Data Integration(ETL);
- Currently working with Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE).

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Languages
English
Full Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Working Proficiency

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