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Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY

An accomplished professional with strong knowledge of project management seeking a challenging position as a project manager to improve management skills and to contribute to the company\'s growth.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Project Manager with expertise in information technology, leadership, and business
  • Over 9 years of software industry experience with 3 years of information technology management experience with focus as project Manager in a leading CMM and CMMi Level 5 Company
  • Working experience with "Fortune 500" clients including Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, and McGraw-Hill
  • Full Life cycle development (SDLC) experience from conception to close phase
  • Expert in information systems technology, project planning, systems analysis and troubleshooting, quality control, forecasting, scheduling and planning, and tracking of results
  • Highly knowledgeable in software development, requirements analysis, and design
  • Competent liaison between management, clients, and personnel
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Very strong team player and individual contributor. Excellent in managing, mentoring, and coaching team members
  • Experienced in managing cross-functional, onshore/offshore and cross cultural teams
  • Experienced in writing proposals, biding projects
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies such as Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Project Management tools: MS Office 2007, MS Project 2007, MS Visio, Share point
Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows server 2003, UNIX
Databases: DB2 UDB, Oracle 9i, MySQL
E-Com Frameworks/
Web Technologies: Java, J2EE, EJB, JSP, Java Servlets, JavaScript, Struts, Web Service, SOA, JBoss Application Server, Tomcat Server, Apachewebserver, WebSphere
Software Engineering
Methodologies/
Tools/Technologies: Ant, CVS, Clear Case, Eclipse, Jtest, UML, RAD

CERTIFICATIONS & TRAININGS:

Certifications

  • PMI Certified Project Management Professional
  • Brainbench Java certified

Training

  • 40 hrs of PM Training
  • Communications management training

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,Jan 2005 - till date

Client: Confidential, Apr 2010 - Till Date
Project Manager

  • Streamlined development/support process for the corporate loyalty project
  • Gathered requirements for the various projects from brainstorming sessions with the stakeholders
  • Planned the work according to the objectives
  • Executed assigned project tasks, allocated resources to project tasks, mentored and trained team members
  • Tracked issues systematically and resolved them
  • Identified, managed and controlled changes
  • Directed a team of 5 engineers (located offshore), designed their time schedule and allotted weekly tasks
  • Coordinated with the team to check the project status and deal with issues regarding project completion
  • Prepared weekly and monthly status reports for the senior management
  • Conducted clients\' communication sessions to evaluate client needs & ensure timely project delivery
  • Established communication with the virtual team daily
  • Have received several commendations from the client for successfully managing the projects

Client: Confidential, Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Project Manager / Coordinator

  • Streamlined development/support process for the agency booking project
  • Gathered requirements from various stakeholders
  • Created WBS, estimated duration for activities involved in design, development & testing, developed & controlled schedule and continuously verified scope during project life cycle
  • Prepared effective schedule for the project
  • Managed Risks by doing Risk identification, assessment, risk response planning and continued risk monitoring & control
  • Managed a team of 5 engineers (located offshore) to successfully roll out a major project and several other projects
  • Executed assigned project tasks, allocated resources to project tasks, mentored and trained team members
  • Implemented workarounds/change requests resulting due to change in design
  • Performed project tracking, effort and resource estimation and project status reporting, ensuring projects do not go out of scope
  • Responsible for preparing weekly/monthly status reports for senior management

Client: Confidential, Mar 2006 - Feb 2008
Project Lead

  • Identified key activities and sequenced them properly to ensure attainment of project goals
  • Identified system specifications and errors in the application of those specifications
  • Resolved problems in a structured and controlled manner
  • Supervised and managed team members
  • Networked with the team for planning, evaluating, and controlling the progress of activities in a project environment
  • Planned, organized and controlled to create a high quality product
  • Recorded and reported project status
  • Monitored and taken corrective action based on the variance information

Client: Confidential, Jan 2005 - Mar 2006
Project Engineer

  • Involved in requirements analysis
  • Created design specifications and designed part of the system
  • Learnt, analyzed and customized Business Objects BI tool
  • Implemented the code and corrected defects
  • Incorporated technical best practices in the code
  • Created status report and reported to project lead
  • Created technical specifications and test plans
  • Involved in user acceptance testing
  • Involved in warranty support
  • Appreciated as one of the top members of 80 engineers team

PAST EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, India July 2004 - December 2004
Confidential, India July 2002 - June 2004

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