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Clinical Trial Project Manager Resume

Groton, CT

SUMMARY:

  • Over 9 years of comprehensive IT experience in Project Management, Release Management, Scrum Master, Business Analysis, Business Intelligence, Web development using Java, Hadoop, Big Data and Big Data Analytics using Hadoop, Java, Tableau, Platfora and Apache Zeppelin
  • Experienced and in depth knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile - Scrum.
  • Developed and set delivery expectations for customer requirements as the liaison between business and technology
  • Expert and ability to work in a fast paced agile environment
  • Highly experienced in managing end-to-end project lifecycles including scrum/waterfall methodologies, within budget and in a timely manner whilst meeting consistent high standards of quality, producing project status reports and deliverables by following PMBOK principles and guidelines.
  • Consistently met department SLA’s for delivery customer enhancements, new requests and weekly status reports
  • Employed various Requirements Gathering Elicitation Techniques like Brainstorming Sessions, Joint Application Development (JAD), Interview Sessions, Workshops, Focus Group, Surveys, Questionnaires, Document Analysis, and Observations with Subject Matter Expert (SME's), Business users and Business Owners.
  • Managed the requirements and prioritized user stories by proficient use of management tools like PPM Clarity, TFS, HP ALM and used JIRA for defect management.
  • Expertise in Change management methodologies and principles
  • Document, communicate and execute IT agreements including SOW and MSA
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews, retrospectives and demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders
  • Develop and track vendor performance using scorecards and benchmarking boosting efficiencies and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Good Knowledge and Experience on Clinical life sciences, EHR, COTS Processes and Implementations
  • Identifying the business logic involved in the Product Model and making changes to the related Business Requirements Document based on the flows.
  • Providing resolution for functionality related defects raised by testing team and verifying the results.
  • Facilitating Integration and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Talented problem solver, focused on root cause analysis of business, process or technology related issues
  • Managing Multiple large cross- functional, global. complex business and IT projects
  • Experienced with scrum ceremonies
  • Experienced in Clinical trial systems and WHO Drug Dictionary
  • Work cross functionally to manage project scope, risks, dependencies, and drive impediments to resolution
  • Experience in implementation of Open-Source frameworks like Struts, spring, Hibernate, Web Services etc.
  • Worked on Multi Clustered environment and setting up Cloudera Hadoop echo System.
  • Background with traditional databases such as Oracle, Teradata, SQL Server, and ETL tools processes and data warehousing architectures.
  • Proficient in writing user stories (INVEST format) and handling the requirement churn in SCRUM.
  • Cross functional experience working with sales, operations, finance and other functions
  • Experienced reporting and managing complex custom internal and external projects, reducing scope creep, developing relationships with challenging clients, technology selection matrix, aggressive schedules and managing/forecasting budget.
  • Good experience writing Map Reduce jobs in Java, Pig.
  • Created BI Dashboards by using Tableau and Platfora

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Big Data Eco System: Hadoop, Map Reduce, YARN, HDFS, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Flume

Programming Languages: C++, Python, Java, J2EE (JDBC, Servlets, JSP, Multi-Threading.

Business Skills: Asset management, Change management, Project management, Portfolio management, Risk Management, Release Management Impact Analysis, JAD, SWOT Analysis, Planning, Scheduling and Budgeting

Web Technologies: HTML, DHTML, Script, Ajax, CSS, XML, DTD

Web Services: Apache CXF Xfire, Apache Axis, SOAP

Testing Logging Tools: Junit, Easy Mock, Selenium, ALM-QC

ERP: SAP (SAP SD, VISTEX, MM)

Database: Oracle 11g 10g, DB2, MySQL, SQL Server, Teradata, OC

BI Tools: Tableau, Platfora, PowerBI, Apache Zeppelin

Methodologies and Related Tools: Agile Software Development (Scrum, Extreme Programming), ASAP, Ms Visio, Ms Project, Waterfall Process, Sequence & Activity Diagrams

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Groton, CT

Clinical Trial Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain WHO Drug B3 Project documentation
  • Plan the dependency Activities related to WHO Drug B3 Project and Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Ensure the projects should deliver on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Manage SAT, UAT and QA works, worked with governance and quality assurance & control teams
  • Handled all phases of testing like Unit testing, component testing, integration testing, system testing, usability testing, service testing etc
  • Used team foundation server to write and publish the test cases.
  • Developed project cost estimates, cost baseline and monitored cost/budget during the project life cycle
  • Act as single point of contact for vendors and internal users of their services for escalations and new engagements
  • Provide Operations support for the strategy and operations team
  • Managing story backlog and tracking items using TFS
  • Created Epics, user stories and project tasks in Team foundation Server.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and technique
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendor
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Sr BI Reporting Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead 3 projects/project teams with 20 developers offshore/Onsite
  • Coordinate to completion all phases of project life cycle in the Business Operations Department which includes: (developing project concept, plan of action, writing project proposal, determining scope, time, human resources and communications needed to implement project, determine feasibility and risk, keep up to date all target logs and charts)
  • Directed weekly meetings facilitating discussions and evaluation of proposed changes
  • Conducted Brain storming sessions with the team on the change processes and bring value to the team
  • Tracked all IT production changes and reported on completion rate, success rate and production outages
  • Maintained online change calendar and coordinated events with enterprise business calendar
  • Tabulated and assessed current and potential change management issues
  • Maintained all Project related Activities and user stories in Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
  • Customized Work items and process templates in TFS
  • Created project timetable of phases and milestones and submitted proposals for change management plans
  • Manage SAT, UAT and QA works, worked with governance and quality assurance & control teams
  • Developed project cost estimates, cost baseline and monitored cost/budget during the project life cycle
  • Act as single point of contact for vendors and internal users of their services for escalations and new engagements
  • Provide Operations support for the strategy and operations team
  • Created Investment planning and ROI in Pre- Earnings Report
  • Responsible for sprint planning, daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews, retrospectives
  • Assigning the users to view the dashboards in Tableau Desktop.
  • Gathered the finance and business requirements to BI team to develop Tableau Dashboards and commit to Tableau desktop
  • Facilitated periodical status and SteerCo meetings, oversaw management updates and escalation, prepared status reports, debriefs, executive presentation.
  • Maintained metrics/SLA reports, escalation procedures as needed for project outputs and business needs
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Supervise, monitor and delegate to project teams to meet all business, system, product line and state requirements
  • Present KPI reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis to senior leadership and subcommittees
  • Produce, utilize and organize the team through use of action plans, Gantt charts, critical path, risk logs etc.
  • Over achieved on the strategic investment portfolio by 25% measuring $101M in revenue uplift vs commit of $75M in FY16

Confidential, Austin, Texas

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developed project management plans by creating roadmaps, Project Charter, project concept and defining Project Scope by collecting business needs and requirements and for multiple projects.
  • Created a detailed cost management plan, defined budget and defined In-frame/out-frame scope.
  • Demonstrated competencies in Strategic Vision & Planning, Leadership & Team Building, Change Management, Vendor Negotiations & Contracts Development, Feasibility Analysis & Forecasting.
  • Analyzed Incident and problem statistics/reports, troubleshoot OS issues and initiate process improvement projects. Assured timely completion of OS, server and enterprise IT infrastructure related project tasks.
  • Created Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) by collaborating with internal stakeholders using MS Project.
  • Identified critical path using MS project plan to create schedules in different scenarios (best, neutral and worst) including phases, milestones, resource tasks, and workflow, dependencies, logs & status reports.
  • Lead cross-functional team to support each Release project plan and post release/ Change review
  • Performed extensive business risk analysis of known and unknown risk to identify positive and negative outcome, created risk mitigation strategies and suggested Corrective actions and preventive actions.
  • Develop and manage the roll out schedules, implementation plans and activities/tasks for and across all functional groups involved in the release and work across functional groups involved in the release.
  • Conducted weekly project status meeting with the stakeholders to manage the timelines and resources.
  • Updated Project documentation and reported project status with the project level plan and program level plan to the accountable stakeholders, both internal and external, by performing Earned Value Analysis.
  • Presented program level plans, strategies, immediate risks, resource, timeline status, and budget status to Portfolio stakeholders to keep the visibility on the project as well as prepare for prospective risks.
  • Generated reports on the consumer behavior, project cost and budget using Tableau v9.0

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Java/ Hadoop Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for complete SDLC management using different methodologies like Agile, Incremental, and Waterfall etc.
  • Worked with Big data team and extensively used Map reduce and Hive in Data Analysis
  • Transition of the project from waterleaf to Agile approach to meet mandated timelines
  • Utilization of multiple development and test teams to produce deliverables concurrently
  • Involved in the process Design, Coding and Testing phases of the software development cycle.
  • Designed use-case, sequence and class diagram (UML).
  • Developed rich web user interfaces using JavaScript (pre-developed library).
  • Developed Servlets, JSP pages, Beans, JavaScript and worked on integration.
  • Developed SOAP/WSDL interface to exchange usage and Image and terrain information from Geo maps.
  • Application developed with strict adherence to J2EE best practices.
  • Design and implement Map Reduce jobs to support distributed data processing.
  • Process large data sets utilizing our Hadoop cluster.
  • Extensive data validation using HIVE.
  • Installed and configured Hadoop Map Reduce, HDFS,
  • Importing and exporting data into HDFS and Hive using Sqoop.

Confidential

Application Support Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements and translating the business details into Technical design.
  • Implemented the functionalities using Java, J2EE, JSP, AJAX, and Servlets.
  • Designed front-end using HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and JSP Pages.
  • Utilized JSP Standard Tag Libraries in the design and development of Views.
  • Implemented server side task using Java, Servlets and XML.
  • Extensively interacted with the team members and users.
  • Created EHR in Oracle CDM System and good understanding knowledge in health care systems.
  • Coordinate with the Service Desk Lead and Service Desk Manager in appointing personnel for handling Level 2 and Level 3 tickets for different customer projects
  • Thorough understanding of ITIL processes such as Incident, Problem and Change Management.
  • Experience with providing operational support in a regulated environment and/or knowledge of regulations governing adverse event reporting e.g. ICH guidelines.
  • Key role in Support safety system change management activities.
  • Execute data extraction and reporting functionalities employing established quality standards.

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