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Project Manager Resume

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • A competent and experienced project manager with over 12 years’ experience in managing multi - disciplinary teams of varying sizes and complex programs of work in healthcare, banking and telecom domain. Has the ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders and to turn proposals into reality.
  • Especially successful in management roles that demand rigor, a high level of drive and dedication and a focus on delivering business outcomes through the use of methodologies .
  • Good experience in business analysis, system analysis, requirement gathering, change management and product development.
  • Experience as a senior business analyst and project manager across agile & waterfall models within the financial services industry.
  • Responsible for the project management throughout the entire project lifecycle, including project initiation/proposals, project delivery, business liaison / stakeholder management, post implementation review and project close out / handover.
  • Expertise in Project Management i.e. Project Scoping, Planning, Estimating, Scheduling, Organizing, Directing, Controlling, Budgeting and Drafting Remedy Procedures.
  • Single point of contact for all communications between the customer and company.
  • Managing staff to ensure that all milestones are achieved within the agreed timeframes.
  • Ensuring effective quality control processes are in place to monitor deliverables produced.
  • Responsible for identifying, analysing, measuring and managing project risks & ensuring that projects conform to required standards.
  • Conducting regular impact analysis in order to assess the consequences of the project deliverables on other sections of the business.
  • Assisting the technical team in their design and development tasks & producing project definitions to include validated functional requirements, scope, roles, responsibilities, timescales and resources.
  • Well-versed with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using various methodologies like Waterfall, Spiral and Agile.
  • Experienced in Business Process Redesign, defining Vision Documents, interacting with stakeholders, understanding user requirements, and articulating them into User Requirement Specifications (Use Cases), user stories and managing backlog.
  • Excellent Business writing skills in preparing Business Requirement Documents, Use Case Specifications, Functional Specifications, System Design Specifications (SDS), System Requirements Specifications (SRS), User Stories and Workflow Diagrams.
  • Experienced in managing Offshore/Onshore Models.
  • Experienced in leading a virtual teams and proficient in virtual project management tool for e.g. MS Project
  • Proficient in Technical and Business Writing, Business Modelling, Business Process Flow, Business Process Modelling, Business Analysis and testing.
  • Proficient in conducting GAP analysis, User Acceptance Testing (UAT). SWOT analysis, Cost benefit analysis and ROI analysis.
  • Experience testing implemented systems and system changes including liaising with QA teams to develop test cases, test plans, test scenarios, and generating test data; and conducting manual testing (regression, end-to-end, functional)
  • Strong communication, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Expertise in managing functions related to Business Intelligence & data-warehousing with BI tools like Powercenter (Informatica 8.6/9.5, Business Analysis and Data Analysis
  • Well versed with the concepts of designing Data Warehouse Architecture, Technical and Functional Specs Document
  • Knowledge of Big Data Solution Development using Apache Hadoop and accountable for:
  • Setting up Hadoop installations for Development
  • Automating Hadoop Cluster setup using Vagrant
  • Writing MapReduce Applications with Hadoop
  • Configuring HDFS
  • Exposure of handling functions in Vertica development such as Vertica database, Vertica data loads, Vertica analytical functions and Vertica performance tuning.
  • Abilities in mapping the requirements, custom designing solutions & troubleshooting for complex software & application problems
  • Possesses experience of working in technologies & processes
  • Deft in improving relationships with the customer by anticipating customer future requirements, thereby ensuring a positive customer experience
  • A team player with strong communication, analytical, logical and problem-solving skills

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Handling the design, development, testing and deployment of customer data warehouse systems to satisfy client business objectives
  • Participating in design reviews.
  • Handling various functions such as Analysis, Design, Development, Maintenance of various software applications including Data Warehousing (EDW, Informatica Power Centre), Oracle (SQL, PL/SQL) and Unix environment
  • Handling various technical aspects like project documentation, system design & integration, monitoring critical paths & taking appropriate actions
  • Planning & designing test plans and strategies, test cases, test scripts, UAT, gap analysis to ensure that business requirements are tested and fulfilled
  • Delivering and implementing the project as per scheduled deadlines; extending post-implementation and maintenance support to the technical support team and client

TECHNICAL PURVIEW:

Methodologies: SDLC, Agile, Waterfall.

RDBMS/ DBMS: Oracle 10g, Oracle 11g, MS-Access, SQL SERVER 2000, Vertica

Operating Systems: MSDOS, UNIX, Windows (NT, 95, 2000, XP)

Tools: SQL *PLUS, SQL *LOADER, Toad 9.7.2

Languages: PL/SQL, SQL, C, Oracle

Reporting Application: Informatica Power Centre 8.6, Business Objects XI, Brio and Crystal Reports

Test Management tools: Quality Center.

Dashboard: Tableau

Data modelling tool: Erwin

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Handling a team of 15 members working on multiple technologies for e g: Vertica, Java, Informatica & Hadoop.
  • Involved in Business requirements gathering phase. Gathered requirements through Business Requirement Specification (BRS) analysis and system use case and also with close interaction with Confidential Bank's key users.
  • Developed Use Cases based on the business requirements.
  • Developed a detailed project plan with emphasis on timelines and deliverables.
  • Involved in getting sign off’s/approvals on Business requirement document (BRD) after meetings with stakeholders.
  • Developed business requirement specification documents as well as high-level project plan.
  • Analysed and translated business requirements into system specifications.
  • Utilized Ms. Project, to request resources to resource manager, book project times, capacity planning etc.
  • Facilitated project board meetings, project kick off, initiation and reported directly to project sponsor and other team members.
  • Determined work activity, tasks, release timelines, impact assessment, resource/environment dependencies, issues, constraints etc.
  • Defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Good Understanding of Confidential 's Core banking system(Finacle).
  • Involved in Data Migration project from Sybase to Confidential Vertica.
  • Also involved in design phase for 12 use cases handed over from Confidential Bank to Confidential for Analysis and Re-Design.
  • Developed the Design Documents for the above mentioned 12 use cases.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team working on Confidential Vertica Analytical DB to provide solutions to Confidential ’s external clients.
  • Data Modeling (Dimensional and Relational) experience.
  • Visualization using BI tools like Tableau (dashboard).
  • Strong SQL programming skills.
  • ETL architecture, data modelling and dimensional modelling using one of the industry’s leading ETL technology (Informatica).
  • Managing a team of developers working on Vertica Analytics Database.
  • Developed project plans, specify goals, strategies, schedule and allocation of available resources
  • Assigned tasks among development team monitored and tracked progress of project following agile methodology.
  • Developed the Design Document.
  • Functioned as the primary liaison between the business line, operations, and the technical areas throughout the project cycle.
  • Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating projects from initiation through implementation
  • Responsible for the documentation of business needs/requirements and testing requirements, applying the required methods and standards, as appropriate for the portfolio
  • Developed project plans and ensures that the scope and approach are fully understood by all stakeholders

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Management of team working on Informatica Powercenter.
  • Project scoping, project tracking, resource planning
  • Cost estimation, time estimation.
  • Developed project plans, specify goals, strategies, schedule and allocation of available resources
  • Assigned tasks among development team monitored and tracked progress of project following agile methodology.
  • Functioned as the primary liaison between the business line, operations, and the technical areas throughout the project cycle.
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios.
  • Translated business requirements into usable functional requirements.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Translated business requirements into usable functional requirements.
  • Project scoping, project tracking, time estimation.
  • Management of team working on Informatica.
  • Project involved data migration from PeopleSoft to Workday for Confidential ’s HRMS data.
  • Data Mapping was done using ETL tool called Informatica.
  • Documentation and maintaining of records of testing defects discovered during the test cycle was maintained in Confidential ALM(QC).
  • Testing mainly involved data analysis of data migrated.
  • Test cases were written primarily to test if hrms data was migrated successfully for different countries.
  • Testing involved both negative and positive testing.
  • Followed Agile/Scrum methodology and worked with product owners on Sprint backlog, Sprint schedule and Sprint planning.
  • Collaborated with various stakeholders and project teams to implement best practices.
  • Requirements analysis, translating and simplifying requirements.
  • Conduct Planning meetings and facilitate estimation and release planning meetings.
  • Project resources Allocation tasks.
  • Attending status meetings, Co-ordinating UAT calls and report progress of UAT testing activities against overall project schedule.
  • Carried out project management of all the phases from functional to UAT testing and Project sign off.
  • Designed and developed Project document templates and functional specification document.
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios.
  • Translated business requirements into usable functional requirements.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Management of team actively involved in End-to-End implementation of Oracle e business suite (R12)
  • Also deft at building of PL-SQL programs to support the complex business processes not supported by the application (Customization of application)
  • Developed strategic partnerships with the Business units to develop a solid knowledge base of the Business line, including the Business Plan, Products, and Process by conducting interviews and team meetings.
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios.
  • Translated business requirements into usable functional requirements.
  • Worked closely with technical leads, information architects, and developer team.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Significantly handled a team of 10-20 members working on Informatica Power Center v 8.6/oracle database 10G
  • Proactively managed knowledge transition activities with on-shore SME’s for a team of 40 team members
  • Developed project plans, specify goals, strategies, schedule and allocation of available resources
  • Assigned tasks among development team monitored and tracked progress of project following agile methodology.
  • Played a key role in the planning, testing, and implementing system enhancements and conversions
  • Facilitated project board meetings, project kick off, initiation and reported directly to project sponsor and other team members.
  • Determined work activity, tasks, release timelines, impact assessment, resource/environment dependencies, issues, constraints etc.
  • Defined roles and responsibilities.
  • Utilized MS Project, to request resources to resource manager, book project times, capacity planning etc.
  • Developed strategic partnerships with the Business units to develop a solid knowledge base of the Business line, including the Business Plan, Products, and Process by conducting interviews and team meetings.
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios.
  • Translated business requirements into usable functional requirements.
  • Worked closely with technical leads, information architects, and developer team.

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Efficaciously prepared technical specification document by gathering requirements from the SME"s and onshore business analysts
  • Deftly collected target data in the data warehouse. Mapping of source and target data for the warehouse, transformation for data. Deployment of the warehouse.
  • Translated the Business needs into system Requirements through BRDs (business requirement documents), communicating with the Business on a broader scale and with an in-depth view.
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios.
  • Translated business requirements into usable functional requirements.
  • Worked with developers to make sure that they understood the Use Cases.
  • Worked with Quality Control Teams to develop Test Plan and Test Cases to ensure proper functioning and testing of the application.

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