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Business Consultant Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

  • Assisted in creation and implementation of the strategic implementation plan and upgrade paths for the migration of legacy core system to AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud
  • Assisted in managing cloud - based projects on agile and scrum. SAAS cloud models, Virtualization of Servers and compute storage
  • Designed Use Cases and built Leading Proofs of Concepts on Blockchain Technology
  • Strategy Consultant for organization for cutting edge technologies/digital initiatives consisting of Ethereum, Hyperledger, and Bitcoin
  • Produced a comprehensive strategy using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for implementation agency wide
  • Earned a reputation for designing cloud deployment strategies that mitigate risk while meeting infrastructure, employee, customer and budgetary needs
  • Wrote User Stories based on the requirements gathered from all the stake holders
  • Implemented user requirements in support of the work flow and responsibilities of personnel.
  • Delivered project needs on time and within the agreed acceptance criteria in an Agile Methodology
  • Tested competing cloud platforms (Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS) to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each to include impact analysis and cost benefit analysis

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • ITIL V3
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Agile
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing (AWS & Azure)
  • Business Process Improvement
  • DIACAP to RMF
  • Linux (Ubuntu, Red Hat, Fedora)
  • CMMI
  • Business Case Writing
  • 508 Compliance
  • SDLC Methodology
  • Change Management
  • Enterprise IT Governance
  • SharePoint
  • Prince 2
  • Docker
  • Blockchain Development
  • DevOps
  • DevSecOps
  • PDM & PPMC
  • Microservices
  • Hadoop

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington, DC

Business Consultant (Cloud Migration)

  • Coached Scrum Masters in conducting effective scrum ceremonies Sprint planning meetings / Sprint Review Meeting / Sprint Retrospective / Backlog grooming meetings
  • Produced a comprehensive strategy using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for implementation agency wide
  • Earned a reputation for designing cloud deployment strategies that mitigate risk while meeting infrastructure, employee, customer and budgetary needs
  • Worked directly with agile Application Development teams to provide daily support aligned with a model of Continuous Delivery
  • Developed project plans, testing plans, production deployment plans, costing and budgeting plan
  • Worked on research and development of computer vision and machine learning algorithms for a mobile platform

Confidential, Washington, DC

Project Manager/Solutions Architect

  • Coached Scrum Masters in conducting effective scrum ceremonies Sprint planning meetings / Sprint Review Meeting / Sprint Retrospective / Backlog grooming meetings implementation agency wide
  • Designed Use Cases and built Leading Proofs of Concepts on Blockchain Technology
  • Strategy Consultant for organization for cutting edge technologies/digital initiatives consisting of Ethereum, Hyperledger, and Bitcoin
  • Worked directly with agile Application Development teams to provide daily support aligned with a model of Continuous Delivery
  • Developed project plans, testing plans, production deployment plans, costing and budgeting plan
  • Delivered project needs on time and within the agreed acceptance criteria in an Agile Methodology

Confidential, Fort Lee, VA

Project Manager

  • Created a comprehensive and intensive curriculum to evolve senior leadership staff on eight main areas to include CMMI, Agile/Scrum, Cloud Computing, DevOps, DevSecOps, CIPIC, Lean Six Sigma, and Enterprise Architecture
  • Lead Business Analyst on data center transformation projects to migrate client/server applications and platforms to cloud environments
  • Developed cloud reference architectures, governance policies, security models, and best practices
  • Optimized data center consolidation by employing various migration strategies; such as virtualization, seed swing migration, fork-lift migration and server consolidation
  • Tested competing cloud platforms (Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS) to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each to include impact analysis and cost benefit analysis
  • Drove DevOps model implementation
  • Collaborated with corporate executives to identify needed business intelligence systems and implementation strategies

Confidential, Washington, DC

Project Manager

  • Successfully completed the first of 4 migrations within project scope and budget
  • Defined requirements for a new help-desk ticketing program that improved overall reporting and visibility of operational performance metric
  • Wrote User Stories based on the requirements gathered from all the stake holders
  • Implemented user requirements in support of the work flow and responsibilities of personnel
  • Delivered project needs on time and within the agreed acceptance criteria in a hybrid methodology environment as they attempted to transition to an Agile Methodology
  • Participated in IT Change Management process, including but not limited to drafting plans, system testing, and application of controls for all updates made to a test or production environment
  • Successfully resolved the back log of over 1k issues related to both software and hardware problems related to the migration

Confidential, Washington, DC

Senior Business Systems Analyst

  • Generated Business Requirement documents (BRD), Functional Specification design documents (FSD) and Functional Requirement Documents (FRD)
  • Documented existing processes, workflow, and procedures by capturing steps, screens, forms, data fields, actions, etc. in the “As-is” state
  • Delivered project needs on time and within the agreed acceptance criteria in a hybrid methodology environment as they attempted to transition to an Agile Methodology
  • Implemented user requirements in support of the work flow and responsibilities of personnel at the Central Detention Facility (CDF) and the headquarters of DOC
  • Wrote User Stories based on the requirements gathered from all the stake holders
  • Successfully collaborated with developers, DBA's and technical team to perform root cause analysis of all issues

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Business Analyst

  • Designed and managed organization’s first business strategy for Executives program
  • Established a quality transformation / continuous improvement program utilizing DMAIC / Six Sigma methodology, 6S, Kaizen, Mistake Proofing, Poka Yoke, and Value Stream Mapping
  • Trained internal business integration teams on the use of Lean Six Sigma techniques including RACI, SIPOC, and cross functional process diagrams
  • Facilitated, compiled the data for, and authored the FFD 2013 Climate Survey which was presented WHS wide
  • Prepared strategic trend reports to measure KPI, Increased leadership focus on key Performance Indicators
  • Translated business user concepts and ideas into comprehensive business requirements and design documents

Confidential, Honolulu, HI

Project Manager/ Business Systems Manager

  • Developed solution architecture to support Core Business Processes and Technology Transformation Program
  • Facilitated the JAD sessions with SME's, senior management, product design teams, development teams to track and document the progress of the development throughout the SDLC
  • Worked with COTS vendor on installations, changes, upgrades, patches and production
  • Analyzed current projects portfolio and provided recommended actions for the in-flight and future planned projects as part of the transformation program planning
  • Conducted Business Requirements Gathering sessions in the form of questionnaires and business scenarios with the end users, subject matter experts (SME) and the developers

Confidential, Houston, TX

Business Analyst

  • Gathered, analyzed, and documented, communicated requirements in the systems including narratives, data flow diagrams and functional decomposition diagrams
  • Prepared Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) to comply with the triple constraint: time, cost and scope
  • Gathered, analyzed, and documented, communicated requirements in the systems including narratives, data flow diagrams and functional decomposition diagrams
  • Worked with COTS vendor on installations, changes, upgrades, patches and production
  • Identified, evaluated, and analyzed call center processes to create efficient solutions
  • Provided technical, solution development, and project management expertise to various projects throughout the organization

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