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Project Management Contractor Resume

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY

  • Sixteen years' overall IT experience in development and project management. Management of infrastructure and application projects using both Waterfall and Agile methods. Familiarity with Linux, UNIX, Windows stacks. Hands - on experience with .NET/LAMP stack development and scripting.
  • Application project management: Development of custom web and mobile applications with complex data architectures. Deployment of large SAAS and other packaged software systems. End-to-end SDLC management. Effective management of customer, stakeholder needs.
  • Infrastructure project management: Data center migration for critical business systems. Coordination of efforts between multiple teams in a matrix environment. Mitigation of security risks. Development of risk-based testing standards. Piloting new technologies. Balancing competing business, IT interests. Negotiating resolution where strategic goals are in conflict.

AREAS OF STRENGTH:

  • Legacy systems, currency, security remediation, data center migration, systems integration
  • Problem projects, process improvement, negotiation/facilitation, conflict resolution, risk management, vendor management, senior stakeholder management
  • Creative problem solving, root cause analysis, balancing detail and big picture, navigating organizations and organizational change

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Columbus OH

Project Management contractor

Responsibilities:

  • Led matrix teams supporting vendor development projects for AEP Transmission.
  • Drove efforts to bring in-flight projects up to standard for financial management and audit requirements.
  • Liaised between corporate IT and Transmission business unit to improve interactions.
  • Worked to address significant quality, scope, schedule, and cost issues impacting multiple in-flight projects.
  • Provided executive reporting to director and managing director-level stakeholders.

Confidential, Columbus OH

Project Management contractor

Responsibilities:

  • Led matrix teams of up to 30 resources as part of development and infrastructure upgrade projects.
  • Executed projects in accordance with corporate standards. Actively facilitated communication between multiple IT and business teams.
  • Provided executive reporting to VP-level stakeholders. Close management of project financials, risks, and issues.
  • Active support for project teams to address delays and blockers.

Confidential, Chicago IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led matrix teams of up to 10 resources in all aspects of lifecycle project management.
  • Managed end-to-end solution development for more than 30 enterprise application development projects (.NET) following Agile, Waterfall methodologies.
  • Coordinated teams across multiple concurrent projects.
  • Prepared project plans complete with scope baseline, schedule, communications and quality plans.
  • Adoption of Agile methodology for design and development work within Web Services, Infrastructure departments
  • Development of application portfolio system to document ownership, dependencies between apps, DBs, and servers
  • Design of enterprise custom identity management solution leveraging multiple existing systems of record
  • Development of formal district web governance policies and guidelines
  • Customization of SharePoint using Twitter Bootstrap for use as CMS for responsive design district public website
  • Development of interactive reports using Oracle Business Intelligence and custom code for public release of budgets
  • Audit, redesign of data architecture for undocumented legacy procurement systems
  • Third party systems implementations: OBI, HP Project Portfolio Management, Gmail/Google Apps; Salsa CRM

Confidential, Chicago IL

Principal, Consultant Web Developer/Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed streamlined information, data architectures based on use case analysis
  • Developed solutions for improved management and integration of customer and business data and records
  • Implemented appropriate, low-risk updates to existing applications
  • Consulted on web asset management best practices (design, content, environments, backups, security)
  • Developed information, data architectures; managed technology platform integration

Confidential, Chicago IL

Web Developer/Content Manager

Responsibilities:

  • developed knowledge base of several hundred documents pertaining to trading, risk management, accounting, and in-house application development; designed user manuals outlining steps for implementing options trading strategies; documented trade clearing, back office, risk management processes and guidelines converted intranet assets to LAMP stack; designed, developed intranet business apps; developed secure internal online repository for sensitive documents; installed, customized, tested open source CMS products built, managed web servers (Solaris, Red Hat, BSD); provided Solaris workstation support; provided networking support; managed PBX system managed firm’s vendor agreements with service providers (e.g. trade brokers; data feed providers; clearing and settlement services; hardware, software suppliers); managed firm’s hardware asset records

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