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Qa Program / Change / Release / Configuration Manager Resume

Colorado Springs, ColoradO

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Configuration / Change / Release Management and Quality Assurance pioneer with a multifaceted technical career leading highly productive teams to exceed all company objectives, driving multi - million dollar revenues and lowering overall operating expenses, while always providing the highest level of Quality / Compliance
  • Senior IT Manager with a history of leading the largest high-tech companies through advanced SDLC / ALM systems design, implementation, management and operations.
  • Mastered in all areas of the SDLC for Continuous Process Improvement and Total Quality Management including Requirements / Configuration / Change / Test / Release Management and Quality Assurance / Auditing / Metrics.
  • Extensive experience in Government / Aerospace, Medical, Cable / Telecom, Medical and Financial companies managing projects and processes.
  • Currently leading the Configuration and Release Management efforts for the largest corporate separation in the history of the world for over 5,000 software development projects both on and off-shore.

CORE TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Quality Center
  • Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM)
  • Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI)
  • HP CMDB
  • Remedy / FootPrints
  • P4 Software Version Manager
  • Serena Business Manager (SBM)
  • PVCS Version Manager / Pro
  • Dimensions / ChangeMan
  • Change Configuration Control (CCC)
  • StarTeam
  • ClearCase / ClearQuest
  • Requisite Pro / Doors
  • Subversion (SVN )
  • JIRA / JIRA Help Desk
  • RCS / SCCS / CVS / Git
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Sun Solaris / HP-UX
  • IBM AIX / SCO
  • Red Hat
  • Unbuntu
  • Windows
  • VAX VMS
  • IBM MVS
  • SEI CMM / CMMI
  • DOD / MIL-STD / ITAR
  • ISO 9000 / 14000
  • ITIL / COBIT
  • Six Sigma / Lean
  • Agile / Scrum
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
  • SAS70 / HIPAA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Colorado Springs, Colorado

QA Program / Change / Release / Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SDLC / ALM process improvements and full software life cycle tool set automation (HP Application Life Cycle Manager (ALM), HP Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI), MS Team Foundation Server (TFS), Subversion, JIRA, Collabnet TeamForge, Jenkins) for overall change management, requirements management, version control, and build / release management within local, distributed and Cloud infrastructures.
  • Direct teams / personnel in QA process improvement efforts for multiple Enterprise Services projects according to SEI / CMM / CMMI level 2-5 compliance.
  • Perform gap analysis of Release Management / Development Operations (DevOps), Quality Assurance, Configuration Management, Requirements Management, Change Management and Software Test efforts.
  • Provide documented process improvement project plans with proven results for overall traceability, reproduce ability and accountability of SDLC processes for each project within the HP Global Delivery Centers (30,000 employees’ On-Shore / Off-Shore and over 5,000 software development application projects).
  • Ensure Total Quality Management and Continuous Process Improvements for each HP software development project through auditing / compliance and metrics reporting.
  • Created the HP Quality Center of Excellence (QCoE) platform and web site. Train and mentor project personnel according to HP corporate policies for continued quality and success.

Confidential, Denver, Colorado

Configuration / Release Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Change, build and release management for all web based applications to 12 Windows environments (QA, Test, Integration, Production) consisting of 40+ servers supporting both on-shore / off-shore development, including server administration using Windows Server 2003 / 2008.
  • Architect and administer Perforce Version Control / Defect Tracking Tool Set and perform tool set process improvements and training to all department personnel.
  • Manage integration of Perforce and HP Quality Center for integrated Change Management / Version Control.
  • Build / Release Management and Continuous Integration using Jenkins with Perforce integration.
  • Create and chair Go/No-Go Release Management Meetings to approve all build and releases to various environments. Development of ALM / SDLC process documents and user training.
  • Audit and review all build / release documents for process compliance and perform Status Accounting / Metrics for process improvements.

Confidential, Englewood, Colorado

Configuration / Release Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Release management for all Vignette, OpenText and SharePoint application releases to System Test, QA-UAT / Production.
  • Version Control and Baseline and Release Management with Subversion (SVN) / Tortoise (SVN).
  • Architect and administer JIRA for Change / Build / Release Management including creation of all user documentation.
  • Perform user training of Subversion (SVN) and JIRA for all project personnel.
  • Create and chair Configuration Control Board (CCB) / Release Management Meeting to approve all software releases.
  • Audit and review all build / release management documents for internal process compliance.
  • Perform Status Accounting / Metrics for all deployments, Bug Tracking and process improvements.
  • Development of ALM / SDLC process documents and workflows.

Confidential, Aurora, Colorado

Quality Assurance / Configuration Management Program Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Architect, administer and train project personnel on Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, Team Foundation Server, PVCS Version Manager, Serena TeamTrack / Serena Business Mashups (SBM) and Subversion (SVN) / Tortoise (SVN) for multiple software development Government programs.
  • Perform Change Management and Configuration Control for software and document deliverables using Serena TeamTrack / Serena Business Mashups (SBM) and HP Quality Center.
  • Chair weekly Configuration Control Board (CCB) and Risk / Issue Management Meetings.
  • Perform Peer Reviews and QA audits on all project deliverables (CDRLs) and perform Software Baseline Audits for all software and documentation releases to the Government.
  • Chair daily Scrum Project Meetings and perform Ricks / Issues management including tracking action items.
  • Create Configuration Management (CM) / Quality Assurance (QA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Confidential, Woodbury, New York

Configuration / Release Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze current CM processes and tool sets and provide process improvement recommendations for Change / Defect Management, Version Control, Baseline / Release Management, Build / Environment Management and Document Control.
  • Re-architect HP Quality Center for standardized Defect, Requirements and Release Management, including the migration of QC version 9.0 to 10 with administration / user training and creating all administration / user documentation.
  • Implement Serena Business Mashups (SBM) for automated release management and change management.
  • Version control, baseline and release management using Subversion (SVN) and Serena PVCS Version Manager.
  • Create all Configuration, Change, Release Management process documents for the department.
  • Coordinate and chair Product Defect Review Board Meetings (PDRB) and Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings.
  • Create and administer corporate SharePoint site for content and document management.

Confidential, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Configuration / Asset Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Manage software assets, licenses and contracts for COTS / GOTS software applications on NIPR, SIPR, RELCAN networks (1,000+ software application assets).
  • Facilitate Configuration Management (CCB) and Release Management Meetings to all levels of Government (US Air Force, Marines, Navy, Army) for software application assets throughout the division.
  • Develop capability and security profiles of all approved software baseline applications in use and report software inventories, approved baselines and releases to all levels of Government.
  • Administer the software Government CMDB for all COTS / GOTS assets and the ITIL Change Management process using BMC Remedy system.
  • Create Configuration / Asset Management process documents for software lifecycle management.
  • Facilitate and support all Functional / Physical (FCA) / (PCA) audits and reviews.
  • Document management and CM Web Page Management using SharePoint.

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