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Senior Technical Project Manager Resume

Reston, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Senior Project manager with 15 years of professional leadership experience in Enterprise IT & Telecommunication Industry.
  • Sought Project management Professional (PMP) Certification Training and knowledgeable in Waterfall, Agile/Scrum and LEAN project management methodologies.
  • Adept in leading vendors, partners & technical teams through systems development life cycle (SDLC) - from vendor selection, strategy development, concept analysis, requirement definition, design, lab integration, to field deployment and performance.
  • Experience in handling large budgets ($10M+) and skilled in fiscal, process, vendor management while managing 25+ cross-functional member teams of direct, indirect, and vendor resources.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Project Management
  • Project Coordination
  • Project Planning
  • Telecommunications
  • COTS SW Configuration
  • System migration/Integration cost/schedule management
  • Risk Management
  • Change Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • MS Project
  • MS Office Excel
  • SharePoint
  • Clarity PPM
  • Plan View
  • HP ALM
  • Pivot Tables
  • Vendor Management
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Technical Support
  • System Deployment
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Liaison to Multiple Organizations
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership
  • Agile Knowledge of Methodology & Application
  • Testing/QA/Production support stake holder management
  • Team building and mentoring

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Technical Project manager

Confidential, Reston, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management life cycle: Bug Fixes (AR)Review meetings, follow ups and tracking for resolution, Non-Production and Production entrance and exit review meetings across all platforms, Detailed Test Case and Test results Reviews, detailed test plan strategy reviews, System Requirements Document, Design Requirement Document preparation, feature prioritization, Missing OM's-tracking, acceptance and decision making on permit for production, Non-Production/Production Gating, identifying potential risks and impact analysis, achieving overall program milestones within deadlines, Follow ups on approvals signoffs in time and delivery of the release management cycle, Scheduled weekly team meetings, program meetings.
  • Strictly followed the Project management methodology based on industry standard PMI and also followed portfolio management systems such as change point, MS Project and also good experience in Project/program management experience on programs related to IT Infrastructure Data Center.
  • Identify infrastructure goals and project delivery, clearly providing early warning of distressed projects and monitoring/supporting recovery
  • Improving standard project and portfolio metrics and providing simple and complex analytics addressing effectiveness, efficiency and quality of delivery execution to include SLAs and IT PMO / project controls
  • Monitoring the IT Portfolio and working collaboratively across IT to deliver, measure, assess and improve IT project delivery performance
  • Maintaining $10M + IT projects and portfolio health (schedule, budget, scope, resources, risks & issues), cross-portfolio critical dependencies, and deployment status with IT PMO office
  • Create, maintain and update project plans, charter, schedule, status reports, scorecards, change control, issue, and risk and budget documentation to present to clients, executives and project sponsors.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders to determine required project hardware, software and resources, Ensure software system architecture, requirements &design is validated to meet project scope & objectives.
  • Management of several projects, personnel across multiple sites, all phases of project life cycle -initiating to closing
  • Lead team through software and system implementation phases. Design process and procedures for clients and staff for go-live and onsite installation and post go-live support
  • Collaborate effectively with infrastructure associates across BU’s Recommend process improvements to management
  • Provided program management, policy and technical strategy direction to the Director of IT.
  • Created relationships in Requirement Traceability Matrix linking Business Requirements to Functional requirements and Functional Requirements to Systems Requirements.
  • Leading the development and improvement of project governance controls, standards, procedures and practices aligned with the Framework
  • Conducted user meetings, gathered requirements, documented requirements, and conducted JAR/JAD sessions
  • Proficient in analyzing the critical paths, interdependencies if any, resource allocation managemet, scheduling, meeting the timelines, focused on delivery of the Projects within the budget,
  • Managed multiple small projects, created work breakdown structures with man-hours, cost estimate and material required and shown the project tracking progress.
  • Briefed senior executives on the HP ALM documentation & Deliverables - Defect Report, Per component/Per release/ Non-Prod/Production issues analysis, OM/KPI Counter 20 Issues /per release analysis
  • Produce technical & cost analysis documentation as required. Proactively communicate/escalate to Assigned Technical Leads regarding the status and potential impacts on the delivery date and/or expected quality of the tasks and/or the projects.
  • Prepare RFP and RFQ (Request for Quote) associated with material buy for software or hardware related to the task or contract. Then inform the PM (Project Manager) of quotes and make a final decision based on rate &specifications.
  • Research, identifying, and analyzing the EAC (Estimate at completion) to make sure all cost are accounted for (Estimates and Actual cost) for the scope of the project, and make recommendations
  • Managed budgets of up to $5M,Estimated cost and determined budget needed for deliverables put forth in contract
  • Focus teams on Business objectives and tracked project milestones were completed on time, on budget while maintaining quality
  • Efficiently managed teams time between various types of activities such as development vs. bug fixes vs. production support
  • Asses and planned for CM with stake holder community to ensure ease of adoption within user community
  • Tracked scope creep and managed client expectations to ensure timely project delivery
  • Mitigated risk factors through analysis or gaps within desired stakeholder change request
  • Planned for risks foreseen based on time cost and scope issues
  • Offered alternate tech sol to meet client needs while accounting risks assessed ahead of time Contracts
  • Possess experience in both Time & Material & Firm fixed price (FFP) type contracts
  • Experience tracking employee vs. contractor hours for Project manager

Confidential

Tech lead/Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated and participated in Joint Application Development (JAD) and Joint Resource Planning (JRP) sessions with management, SMEs, vendors, users and other stakeholders
  • Adept in all the documentation process throughout the project lifecycle such as Project Charter, project definition, scope, planning, data gathering, development, testing, implementation to post deployment,
  • Responsible for defining the project charter, writing SOW, managing program communications and financials, cross functional deliverables, team coordination and defining strategic objectives for the program.
  • Strictly followed the Project management methodology based on industry standard PMI and also followed portfolio management systems such as change point, MS Project and also good experience in Project/program management experience on programs related to IT Infrastructure Data Center.
  • Facilitated project kick-off and meeting sessions and cross-functional meetings to gather business
  • Requirements by conducting detailed interviews with business users, stakeholders, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs') from different functional groups.
  • Managed the project plan, budget and a team of 8 consultants for all phases of the project and ensure the team is on track to meet deadlines. user acceptance process
  • Support IT PMO Lead in key activities as required relative to stakeholder management, training, communications, financials, knowledge management and administration
  • Strong communicator and problem-solver skilled at analyzing/eliciting business needs and transforming them into technical designs, applying technical skills and business knowledge to achieve sound results
  • Assisted Business development team in drafting quotes for services, Helped manage client portfolio to ensure continued business, discussed stake holder management strategy to engage clients in continued business development for company, Created detailed project road maps and WBS to asses and forecast LOE and budge necessities

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Research existing framework to define development scope, Created work breakdown structure based on scope assessment, Drafted LOE estimates for all development modules
  • Gathered detailed requirements and produced comprehensive analysis process workflows and use cases
  • Acted as liaison between PM and dev team to discuss programs, road blocks and issues
  • Helped asses scope creep while parsing new change request requirements, Assisted PM in identifying project timelines, Trained multiple new personnel on COTS products and application knowledge,
  • Prepared user manual and performed user acceptance testing, Created TC for QA team to use for conducting comprehensive regression testing

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