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Sr. Project/program Manager (consultant) Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Sr. Project/Program Manager and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with 14 years of experience in banking and financial services, state and federal government agencies and the media and entertainment industry.
  • Expert in planning (SDLC), coordinating, scheduling and managing both Waterfall and Agile teams. PMP as well as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with Waterfall and Agile Project Management expertise.
  • Strong technology and business background with a distinctive ability to assimilate/integrate both business and technology needs and help define solutions to help the company reach defined goals and objectives.
  • Adept in leading scrum teams, running scrum ceremonies, anticipating/removing impediments while ensuring value - adding tasks are carried out primarily, striving to demonstrate progress on an ongoing basis.
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA). Holds two Security Clearances. Fluent in English and French.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Project/Program Manager (Consultant)

  • Fedwire is a fund transfer system that processes 5 Trillion dollars worth of funds and settlements every day.
  • Managed the Fedwire Resiliency Program (FRP) composed of application development, system improvements and infrastructure projects designed to advance the Fedwire system security and resiliency.
  • Led major federal reserve system-wide reverse-engineering effort aiming at understanding dependencies and define best approach to “decouple” two applications with conflicting business and system processes.
  • Delivered highly sensitive IT initiatives requested by the Board of Governors in Washington DC.
  • Developed the planning and strategy for the ABS Ex-Post end of minute balance functional improvements.
  • Acted as a bridge between different stakeholders and the PMO to clarify and resolve issues, identify challenges while reporting on project status, risks, issues, dependencies, costs and other project financials.
  • Led cross-functional colleagues of various backgrounds while capitalizing upon good working relationships.
  • Passed a Security Clearance Investigation. Helped advance highly critical/complex initiatives/projects.

Environment: MS Project, Big Data, ETL, KPI, Waterfall, SDLC, SharePoint, ROI, Earn Value, SOA, XML, IaaS, JAVA, SVN, MS Visio, SQL, Oracle, Microsoft Office…

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Project/Program Manager (Consultant)

  • Managed the Platinum Pool Product Line Efficiencies Program aiming at building web based applications and capabilities designed to streamline and re-engineer the end-to-end processing of platinum pool loans.
  • Worked with sr. management to review business goals, refine IT strategy and implementation plan to align IT initiatives with broader organizational goals, objectives and security compliance.
  • Worked across multiple departments to gather information and make course corrections on active projects, revisiting risks, issues and dependencies at the program as well as the project levels.
  • Fostered proactive “can do” attitude. Drove teams and vendor to collaborate with a sense of responsibility.
  • Established and managed multi-million dollars budget while developing ROIs and other project financials.
  • Acted as a bridge between the bank, the PMO and third party a vendor ( Confidential ) to report on project status, risks, issues, dependencies, costs, ROI and other project financials.
  • Collaborates with security experts to review security considerations on design and architecture.

Environment: MS Project, Planview, Big Data, ETL, KPI, Security, SOW, SLA, html, CSS, JAVA Script, Waterfall, SDLC, SharePoint, Earn Value, SOA, XML, IaaS, JAVA, .NET, SVN, MS Visio, SQL, Oracle…

Confidential, New York, NY

Technical Manager, Web Operations & DevOps

  • Managed web and mobile application development projects, including HBOGO, PORTAL, The TeamSite Upgrade (CMS), Apple TV Infrastructure and the G12 Data Center Reorganization.
  • Coordinated DevOps, deployment and O&M activities with managers and leads across the organization.
  • Performed as Confidential GO Core Release Manager to prioritize, size and drive the implementation of Confidential GO bugs fixes and system improvements, testing and deployment of HBOGO releases.
  • Collaborated with wide range of stakeholders from the technical teams, higher management, producers and marketing teams to coordinate tasks, give status report on progress, risks, issues, dependencies etc.
  • Worked in a fast-paced environment managing multiple projects concurrently while coordinating project activities across distributed cross-functional teams from various cultural and technical backgrounds.
  • Led major initiative with release engineers and transformed the Confidential GO built and deployment automation processes and continuous integration leveraging tools such as SVN, Nexus, Jenkins and CruiseControl.
  • Re-engineered department processes and streamlined the triage, processing of bugs fixes and enhancements.
  • Created project backlogs, sprint burn down charts and ran sprint-planning sessions, daily stand up, backlog grooming, sprint review and sprint retrospective ensuring open collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Managed Data Center Reorganization working with all impacted IT and operation departments, hardware and networking engineers as well as data center operation teams to ensure coordination of server moves.

Environment: Agile, GreenHopper, JIRA, Confluence, Clarity, SDLC, CMS, DRM, HTML5, SOW, SLA, Splunk, Sitescope, Omniture, SOA, Vendor Management, Continuous Integration, Web Analytics, XML, IaaS, JAVA, .NET, API, SVN, Nexus, Jenkins, GitHub, Puppet, CruiseControl, MS Visio, Goblin, CMS, CDN, JBoss, SQL, Cassandra…

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Project Manager/Business Analyst

  • Managed 6 medium and large projects as well as the quarterly releases of large order management systems.
  • Managed software development and system enhancements initiatives such as the Sales Allocation Module (SAM), Direct Vendor Delivery (DVD) and Parallel Contracting.
  • Led status meetings with various group of stakeholders from all levels of management to provide project status and report on risks, issues and dependencies from project initiation to closure.
  • Managed an average of 25 System Change Requests (SCR) per quarterly release. Gathered requirements for SCRs, authored Release Notes and drove releases until production deployment.
  • Trained Project Managers on PMO newly established procedures and governance mechanisms to ensure standardized and effective project execution.
  • Authored Project Plans, RFQ, RFP, Project Schedules, BRD, FRD, Use Cases, Test Cases and RTMs for projects impacting very large and complex systems.
  • Collaborated across finance and legal to draft SOW and SLAs and negotiated optimal vendor concession.
  • Developed end-user documentation and conducted application end-user trainings.
  • Passed a Security Clearance investigation.

Environment: Waterfall, MS-Project, CostXpert, SVN, Version Manager, Merant Tracker, ALM, Oracle, ETL, COTS, Big Data, MS Office, Sharepoint, XML, JAVA, JBoss, SQL…

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