Rajieve Verma, Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
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Rajieve Verma

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Enterprise and Solutions Architect and Developer

Seattle, WA, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 10, 2023

Rajieve is a principal enterprise and solutions architect and a digital transformation leader with 27+ years of experience in Fortune 100/500 companies from 11 industry verticals. He's helped build strategies and roadmaps, modernize and rationalize applications in a distributed environment, and architect solutions for HCM and corporate back-office functions on ERP, SaaS, COTS, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud. Rajieve has also helped in migrations, analytics, governance, policies, and standards.


Efficientlyy LLC
Zend Framework, Web Technologies, LAMP, Architecture
Freelance Clients
Amazon Web Services (AWS), SAP HR, Performance Management, TOGAF
Architecture, Data Warehousing, Integration, Migration, Reporting, ABAP...




Preferred Environment

SAP HR, Workday, SAP SuccessFactors, Cloud, Reporting, Data Lakes, TOGAF, Databases, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure

The most amazing...

...initiative I've led and architected was the HCM capabilities, which included migrating and integrating 48 systems such as ERP, SaaS, COTS, and multi-cloud.

Work Experience

Founder, Chief Architect, Product Strategist

2017 - 2022
Efficientlyy LLC
  • Founded the company and acted as a product strategist, product manager, and architect.
  • Played a key role in the company's vision, mission, value, strategy, and product. Defined high-level features, capabilities, and architecture after interviewing several potential customers.
  • Hired, managed, and collaborated with a team of 12 professionals: business analysts, PMs, engineers, designers, and contractors.
Technologies: Zend Framework, Web Technologies, LAMP, Architecture

Principal Architect and Strategic Advisor

2018 - 2021
Freelance Clients
  • Led six human capital management (HCM) initiatives, migrating some capabilities from an on-premise system to a SaaS and hosted environment.
  • Facilitated technology decisions based on short- and long-term objectives, architectural standards, policies, principles, and standards of Nike.
  • Architected integrations with several systems, such as the identity and access management (IAM) platform or recruitment and training portal, leveraging APIs, file-based, and message-based integrations using Kafka.
  • Designed data privacy compliance solutions for China, Russia, Europe, and the USA. Supported four business streams and their DevOps teams.
  • Assisted with redesigning business processes, workflow, consolidations, and retiring systems, processes, and integrations.
  • Advised, mentored, and helped with business strategy, roadmapping, and building capability models.
  • Guided the revamp of Virtuetech's website as an advisor and strategist and developed an action plan for becoming AWS partner. Helped with the recruitment strategy.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), SAP HR, Performance Management, TOGAF

Senior Solutions Architect

2011 - 2017
  • Led, owned, and managed design and architecture for 60+ initiatives in the back office, with the majority in human resource space and others in finance, retail, customer care, workforce management, and real estate.
  • Managed architecture, stakeholders' expectations, end-to-end solutions for SAP FI, SAP HCM, and Workday, and cloud and SaaS vendors such as Workday, Kronos, ADP, Kenexa, SuccessFactors, and Cornerstone. Oversaw 45+ platforms and vendor systems.
  • Architected and designed integrations with 45+ disparate platforms, SaaS, on-premise or cloud systems, and COTS, including SAP, Workday, Fieldglass, Concur, Aon, WalkMe, Zendesk, and Fidelity. Provided support for multiple benefit providers.
  • Incorporated solutions for integrations with CRM, SAP FI, SAP BW, SAP BI, and SAP Commissions to support retail, customer care, dealer demographics, and corporate needs of employees and contingent workers. Managed 300+ integrations and reports.
  • Acted as the domain architect architecting the whole HR landscape integrations for migration to Workday and merging with MetroPCS. Consolidated and retired several systems and modified business processes, security, privacy, and governance.
  • Evaluated several tools and SaaS solutions for migrating the whole HCM out of SAP. Prepared questionnaires, conducted interviews, prepared a balanced scorecard, and presented recommendations to business and IT leadership.
  • Assisted the HR team in preparing their roadmap and business capability mapping and provided architectural and technical guidance during the analysis and discovery phase.
  • Helped EIT leadership prioritize and design a high-level solution for impact analysis, resources, team identification, and level of effort (LOE).
  • Evangelized, performed discovery and feasibility assessments, and sought alignment with multiple leaders from different business areas on numerous initiatives before the program or project was fully scoped and funded.
  • Collaborated with business and EIT leaders to support the development of their 3-year roadmap.
Technologies: Architecture, Data Warehousing, Integration, Migration, Reporting, ABAP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), REST APIs, Microservices, Workday, SAP, Cloud Computing, Stakeholder Engagement, Negotiation, Discovery, Thought Leadership, TOGAF, Event-driven Architecture, SnapLogic, Human Capital Management

Back-office Business Solutions Architecture for T-Mobile

The project involved building architecture for end-to-end solutions for SAP Finance and human capital management (HCM) domain. I led and managed this project comprising SAP, cloud, and SaaS vendors such as Workday, Kronos, ADP, Kenexa, SuccessFactors, and Cornerstone (LMS). The project included 200+ integration with 45+ disparate on-premise or cloud platforms, such as Fieldglass, Concur, Aon, WalkMe, Zendesk, and Fidelity. The solutions also incorporated reporting from SAP BW, SAP BI, and SAP Commissions to support retail, customer care, dealer demographics, and corporate needs of employees and contingent workers.
1988 - 1992

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering

Karnataka University - Dharwad, India


AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner



Product Management: Building a Product Strategy





SAP SuccessFactors, SnapLogic




TOGAF, Zend Framework


Event-driven Architecture, Microservices, SCORM


Data Lakes, Databases


Amazon Web Services (AWS), LAMP, Azure


SAP HR, Architecture, SAP, Discovery, Human Capital Management, Integration, Migration, Stakeholder Engagement, Negotiation, Thought Leadership, Root Cause Analysis, Research & Critical Thinking, Workday, Cloud, Learning Management Systems (LMS), Reporting, Data Warehousing, Software Development, Performance Management, Web Technologies, Product Strategy, API Connectors, Workday EIB, Encryption, Amazon RDS, Cloud Computing, Oracle8i

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