mSofTek Solutions

CEO - Mubin Upade

The Company is headed by "Mubin Upade", Ex-Epicor employee for 12 years and is Epicor ERP, iScala, Epicor Signature methodology as well as Software Quality and Microsoft certified and holds qualification of B. Eng. (Computers) and MBA with more than 20 years experience in IT industry out of which 15 years are in ERP and related areas.

He has supported and provided solutions to multiple small-mid-large Companies including Fortune 500 companies in many countries, across multiple industries and in diverse cultures and is Epicor Partner on Sub consulting contract with Epicor Software.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (B.Eng. Computers)
  • MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solution Developer)
  • CSQP (Certified Software Quality Professional)
  • Epicor Signature implementation methodology certified
  • Epicor ERP Technical Track Certified
  • iScala Technical Track Certified

Background

Epicor ERP and iScala Certified Professional - Technical Track and Signature Methodology. Mubin joined Epicor in 1996 and has been working on development, implementations, upgrade and project management for projects all over Africa, Middle East, Europe and America.

He has a large portfolio of Epicor associated developmental and management projects. Total iScala Experience - 15 Years. Total Epicor ERP Experience - 8 Years He has the following qualifications - B. Eng (Computers), MBA (Master of Business Administration), MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solution Developer), CSQP (Certified Software Quality Professional).

He has relocated to India from Epicor South Africa office, where he was employee until 30th November 2010, he is currently based in Mumbai (Bombay), India and executing projects on behalf of Epicor Software Corp on sub-consulting contract all over Africa and Middle East, Europe and America.

He has particular expertise in Collaboration, Connectivity (Service Connect - iScala integration platform based on SOA and XML), Development environments, Report writing, Performance, database design/implementation/Scripting, Data Conversions and Project Management and understands iScala and Epicor ERP Functional Modules. Experienced in Epicor ERP installation, Epicor ERP Customizations, BAQ, Crystal Report, Dashboards, BPM, Information Worker, DMT (Data Migration Tool) and Service Connect (Epicor integration platform based on SOA and XML) projects, all technical aspects of iScala including VBA development and customizations.

General Skills Sets

Modules: General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Sales Order, Purchase Order, Stock Control, MPC, Service, Contract, Project and Statistics.

Reporting: Epicor BAQ, Crystal Report, Query Designer, iScala Web-Reporter, SQL, OLAP cubes, Epicor Information Worker

Additional: Administration Console, SQL Enterprise Manager, Database Design and Implementation, Advance SQL Scripting, Connectivity (Service Connect), VBA Development, XML

H/W Platforms: HP-9000, MAGNUM (MINI COMPUTER), HORIZON (MINI COMPUTER),VAX-8600, VAX-6510, and IBM-Compatible PC

OS Systems: Dos, Unix, Windows, Novell NetWare, Hicix, Magnix and Ultrix

Software: SQL Server 6.5/7.0/2000/2005/2008, SQL Analysis Server, Unify, Pervasive Btrieve, MS-Access, Crystal Reports, OLAP - Data warehouse and Cubes, Project 98/2000/2003/2007, Microsoft Visio 2000/2003/2007,Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Microsoft Message Queue, Microsoft Office, Epicor ERP, iScala (ERP), Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics SL), Ascent CRM etc.

Programming: Basic, Fortran, Cobol, Pascal, Cbasic, C, C#, VB.NET, VBA, Visual Basic 6.0 - (ODBC, DB, ADO, ActiveX, COM/DCOM, MTS, MSMQ, MSF) and Assembly Languages (8085/8086/8088)

ERP/CRM Implementations

Involved in Functional & Technical implementation of Financial, Distribution, Service Management, Project Management, E-commerce and (Service Connect) Connectivity (System integration) modules of Epicor ERP, Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics SL), iScala and Ascent CRM implementations, customizations using VBA and system integration. Software Development & customizations using Visual Basic 6, VB.NET, C, C#, UML. Extensive SQL Server Database Design, Scripting, SQL Analysis Server for Cubes and Data warehouse experience.

Years of experience: 12 Years

Major Platforms: Unix, Windows, Novell, SQL Server 6.5/7.0/2000/2005/2008, Pervasive Btrieve, VB 6.0, VB.NET, C, C#, ODBC, OLE DB, Crystal Report, FRX report Writer, E-commerce, XML for Connectivity(System Integration), Visual SourceSafe, SQL Report Writer, SQL Analysis Server OLAP, Epicor ERP, iScala (ERP), Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics SL), Ascent CRM.

Project Management

Project Management in various areas in Design, development, coding, testing, System implementation and maintenance of Epicor ERP, iScala, Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics SL), Ascent CRM and developed Software with deadline and budget management with a team size between 6-20 people.

Year of experience: 8 Years

Major Platforms: Unix, Windows, Novell, SQL Server 6.5/7.0/2000/2005/2008, Pervasive Btrieve, VB 6.0, VB.NET, C, C#, ODBC, OLE DB, Crystal Report, FRX report Writer, E-commerce, XML for Connectivity (System Integration)

System Design

Involved in System integration, system architect and design as per Client specifications and reporting requirements.

Years of experience: 8 year

Platforms: Unix, Windows, Novell, SQL Server 6.5/7.0/2000/2005/2008, Pervasive Btrieve, VB 6.0, VB.NET, C, C#, ODBC, OLE DB, Crystal Report, FRX report Writer, E-commerce, XML for Connectivity (System Integration), UML, SSAD, SQL Analysis Server OLAP

Application Development

Application development on various platforms. Specialized in developing Financial/Banking/Insurance applications.

Years of experience: 5 years

Major Platforms: Unix, Windows, Unify, C, and Unify C interface, VB, SQL Server 6.5/7/2000/2005/2008, Microsoft Visual Source safe, SQL Analysis Server OLAP

Major Project & Achievements

1. Epicor ERP - Homegrown Kenya (Finlays), 150 users distributed environment. Epicor Project Manager and Technical stream Lead, Providing Technical solutions, System integration (Service Connect), Reporting, Data migration, BAQ, BPM, Customizations and Project Management

Role: Technical Lead & Project Manager
Team Strength: 30
Duration: 60 Man Months
2. Epicor ERP - US AID Project for Ministry of Health Tanzania (Africa). 200 users distributed environment. Technical stream Lead, providing solutions from Technical BRR, Data Migration (DMT), Service Connect, BPM, BAQ, Customizations & Reporting

Role: Technical Lead & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 25
Duration: 36 Man Months
3. Epicor ERP - Bausch and Lomb UK. Service Connect for System integration for distribution and Manufacturing modules between multiple applications.

Role: Technical & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 10
Duration: 6 Man Months
4. Epicor ERP - Installation, BAQ, Reporting and DMT (Data Migration Tool) at Transform Electrical

Role: Technical Consultant
Team Strength: 8
Duration: 12 Man Months
5. Epicor ERP - Installation and multiple complex Service Connect Integration design between Epicor ERP, iScala and Route Planning applications at Bakers WMS with Bar-Coding Solution

Role: Technical & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 10
Duration: 12 Man Months
6. iScala - Payroll and HR implementation at Jammu Kenyatta University, Kenya. This is the Premier University of Kenya. Implemented and coded various wage types and HR Functions for more than 2000 employees

Role: Technical & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 3
Duration: 6 Man Months
7. iScala - Financial and Logistics Implementation at Johnson's Wax a USA multinational. Implemented Scala in Kenya and Nigeria. Implemented Financial and Logistics (Stocks/Purchasing and Sales Order)

Role: Technical Lead & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 4
Duration: 24 Man Months
8. iScala - Financial and Logistics implementation at East African Portland Cement Company - The leading Government Cement Company in Kenya. Developed customized programs for distribution in 'C' & Visual Basic

Role: Technical Lead & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 7
Duration: 18 Man Months
9. iScala - Bank interface EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) development and implementation for Supplier Payments, Purchase Order integration from heterogeneous systems using XML with iScala Connectivity for Coca Cola a Fortune 100 Company in South Africa

Role: Technical Lead & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 4
Duration: 3 Man Months
10. iScala - Implemented BI, Reporting, Banking interface, System integration for Financial, Distribution (Inventory/Purchasing and Order Management) and MPC, KPI reporting, Service Connect using XML interface for C H Warman (Weir) a leading Pump Manufacturing Company supporting South African Mining industry and also developed Customized software using Visual Basic which includes development of Scala MPC BOM Configurator

Role: Technical Project Manager & Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 10
Duration: 30 Man Months
11. iScala - Implemented BI, Reporting, Banking interface, System integration for Financial, Distribution (Inventory/Purchasing and Order Management) for Johnsons Control a Fortune 100 Company and also developed Customized software using Visual Basic

Role: Implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 10
Duration: 30 Man Months
12. Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics SL) - Implemented Financial, Distribution and E-Commerce for Simba Plastics Limited with Wireless communication between its depots and 64K Lines in Tanzania, East Africa and developed Customized Software using Visual Basic

Role: Project Manager
Team Strength: 10
Duration: 12 Man Months
13. Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics SL) - Implemented Financial, Distribution Series and developed customized software in Visual Basic for Grain Bulk Handling Limited. A Kenya Port Authority approved Bulk Handlers with loans from World Bank and international finance agencies. Company operating with twenty-four Silos to extract Fertilizers and grains directly from the Ships at Kenya Port authority with state of art infrastructure in Mombasa-Kenya

Role: Project Manager
Team Strength: 4
Duration: 18 Man Months
14. Ascent - Implemented CRM system with integration to Scala ERP for Service Management modules and customized Visual Basic programs for Netstar Limited a leader in Vehicle tracking, using iScala MTS COM+ Business Objects, one of the leading vehicle tracking company in southern Africa

Role: Technical & implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 8
Duration: 18 Man Months
15. Ascent - Implemented CRM system with integration to AS/400 data for Customer management, Deal configuration, Promotion Planning, Product Matrix for Clover South Africa, one of the largest FMCG (Milk related products) in African region.

Role: Technical & implementation Consultant
Team Strength: 8
Duration: 18 Man Months
16. Many other numerous Major/Minor Projects including Core software developments, database designs, Functional and Technical implementations and Project Management

Service Overview

Specialized in Epicor ERP and iScala Technical Consultancy as well as carry system integration and customized software development projects.

Expertise

  • Epicor Technical Consultancy
  • iScala Technical Consultancy
  • System Integration
  • Software Developement
  • Web Services, SOA Implementation
  • ERP Support Contracts
  • Undertake Outsourced Projects

Contact Us

Address: Navi-Mumbai, India
Phone: +91-90 7636 2327
E-mail: contactus@mSofTek.com

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