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Project Manager Resume

Long Island, NY

SUMMARY:

  • 14 years of experience in developing enterprise applications (Windows & Web) using Microsoft technologies and Mobile apps (Windows, Android and iOS).
  • Handled multiple projects in parallel from conception to closure and different stages of SDLC with distributed teams .
  • Practicing agile project management methodologies for past 6 years (XP, SCRUM and KANBAN) and acted as a SCRUM master for 4+ years.
  • Managing global teams with key focus on improving efficiencies, motivating teams and creating environment for performance excellence and process improvements using agile methodologies such as SCRUM & KANBAN frameworks with TDD and ATDD approaches.
  • Expertise in various domains such as Banking, Finance, Retail, Manufacturing, Security systems, Training Management Systems and Referral programs.
  • Expertise in aligning business objectives with project objectives.
  • Track record of suggesting and implementing innovative solutions in the project, Process implementation & improvement; always willing to accept more responsibilities.
  • Communication (Status updates, schedule negotiations and rhythm of business) with stake holders.
  • Assistance to Product Owner for Product backlog prioritization and responsible to conduct all SCRUM ceremonies and maintaining artifacts.
  • Good exposure in preparing User Stories, Prototype, acceptance criteria’s and business requirement documents.
  • Good exposure in Short term & long term sprints and Co - located & highly distributed scrum teams
  • Expertise in application designing, development, maintenance w.r.t usability, performance, scalability and maintainability.
  • Actively participated in tendering process (Detailed analysis on RFP and providing business solutions by publishing the objectives, Features, defining the solution architectures, Project process and timelines, identifying the assumptions, Cost estimation for software & hardware) and given the technical evaluation sessions at client places.
  • Technically strong in OOPS concepts, Design principles & patterns, MVC, Data base designing & SQL, DB & Application fine-tuning, Mobile Apps and code reviews.
  • Strong in Agile project management tools such as TFS, JIRA, IceSCRUM, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Power point, SharePoint, Axure Pro, Just-in-Mind, Balasamiq etc…

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Product Management Client Relations Management Change Management
  • Key Account Management Strong Interpersonal Skills Cross-functional Coordination Technical savvy Process Implementation & Improvement Handling Multiple Teams
  • Cloud, Azure and on-premise played a role as Scrum Master and Coach

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: C#, VB.Net and VB 6.0

RDBMS: MS SQL Server and My-SQL 5.1

OS: Microsoft Windows and Linux

Middle Tier: Web services, WCF, REST API, COM and DCOM

Web and Configuration tool: HTML 5, ASP.Net 4.5, JavaScript, SVN, VSS and TFS.

Project Management tools: Zen desk, Kayako, JIRA, Icescrum, Loupe Desktop, TFS, MTM, Axure Pro, Just-in-Mind, Balsamiq. MS- Project, MS Visio, Sharepoint etc…

Review expertise: DB- Design & Stored procedures, System design, Application Design, Code, Estimations & Process, Artifacts, proposals, Schedules etc…

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Long Island, NY

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of Scrum artifacts and removal of team impediments with cross team collaboration and ensuring all SCRUM ceremonies are held on time & time boxed.
  • Ensuring the product backlog is visible and prioritizes the list to generate a higher business value.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders, Vendors and define the collaborative deliverables as per the agreed schedule.
  • Trained the team towards process adoption, Elicitation of requirements, team composition & collaborations.
  • Identifying the Features, User stories and Tasks updating the TFS on regular basis and ensuring the burndown charts are up to date.
  • Collecting the requirements, converting the business requirements to product backlog w.r.t to statement of work, publishing the schedules.
  • Define the metrics and track the team performance towards customer expectations.
  • Writing reusable components and performing code reviews.
  • Ensures all Release activities and Landing activities as per the plan and schedule.
  • Effectively used the VSO, Microsoft Stack and Axure Pro for project management activities.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Defined the configuration and release management for continuous integrations and consistent deliverables.
  • Handled multiple projects from conception to closure and different stages of SDLC with distributed teams.
  • Maintenance of Scrum artifacts and removal of team impediments with cross team collaboration.
  • Ensuring the product backlog is visible and prioritizes the list to generate a higher business value.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders, Vendors and define the collaborative deliverables as per the agreed schedule.
  • Trained the team towards process adoption, team composition & collaborations.
  • Set the guidelines for process implementation and improvement.
  • Identifying the Features, User stories and Tasks updating the ISCRUM tool on regular basis.
  • Actively participated in tendering process (Clear analysis on RFP and providing business solutions, publishing the timelines, defining the solution architectures, identifying the assumptions, Cost estimation for software, hardware and post production) and given the technical evaluation sessions at client places.
  • Effectively planned and get the UAT from client location and given user trainings and GoLive activities.
  • Effectively used the IceScrum & JIRA, Microsoft Stack and Axure Pro for project management activities.

Confidential

SCRUM Master

Responsibilities:

  • Task Scheduling and run the sprints using SCRUM and KANBAN process.
  • ALM, SCRUM and KANBAN process implementation using TFS.
  • Maintenance of Scrum artifacts and removal of team impediments with cross team collaboration.
  • Ensuring the product backlog is visible and prioritizes the list to generate a higher business value.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders for schedules and statuses updates.
  • Maintaining and ensuring all project related documents in share point servers.
  • Eliminating waste and improve the WIP and fasten the deliverables.
  • Trained the team towards process adoption, team composition & collaborations.
  • Set the guidelines for process implementation and improvement.
  • Proper team compositions and ensuring the cross functional teams in all different teams.
  • Define the proper metrics to avoid the surprises between the sales support team, Development support team and Development team.
  • Effectively used the TFS, Microsoft Stack and Balasamiq for project management activities.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Guidance to cross functional team on Scrum Values, Practices, Rules and essential adherence to Scrum methodologies; Facilitate various Scrum events such as Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Reviews and Retrospectives Facilitate Daily Scrum activities such as Stand-Up's, updates to Burn-Down charts, Backlog reviews, as well as collaboration meetings as and when required.
  • Maintenance of Scrum artifacts and removal of team impediments with cross team collaboration.
  • Ensuring the product backlog is visible and prioritizes the list to generate a higher business value.
  • Communicate with all stakeholders for schedules and statuses updates.
  • Process implementation and continuous improvement
  • Responsible for acquiring new software and hardware for the product team
  • Mentoring team members (BA and QA) in their professional lives
  • Responsible for assisting BPO-Head and customer support
  • Active participation in conceptual DB and System designs.
  • Product Development (ASP.Net, C# and MSSQL 2008R2), Business analysis, Technical advice and mentoring, Resource Planning, Effort Estimation, communicating with stakeholders, preparing work-break-down structures, User Stories, Prototype etc…
  • Update sprint tracker with accurate information to identify the risk and issues proactively at the sprint level.
  • Constantly looking for ways to increase the team’s velocity/productivity by eliminates the waste.
  • Target - Zero surprises; proactively react to the surprises with the detailed written explanation.
  • Conducting code reviews for the development team.
  • Defined road maps to improve the performance and concurrency.
  • Effectively used the Microsoft Stack and Axure Pro for project management.

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