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Project Manager Resume

Durham, NC

SUMMARY:

  • Results - oriented Project and Program manager with over 12 years of experience, specializing in corporate strategy, industry trends, and transformation for business, IT, and organizations.
  • A trusted adviser to senior leaders, focused on achieving real world results with business & IT alignment while navigating disparate technologies.
  • Recognized for taking on major initiatives, I led Cloud and Mobile adoption and migration efforts; company reinvention, course correction, strategy, and adapting to rapidly changing environments.
  • Enable client companies to achieve a dynamic cloud strategy, architecture, KPIs and value streams, replant forming solution value realization with Confidential, and path to achieve competitive advantage.
  • Articulating business and technical vision to critical stakeholders; developing current and future state solutions models for business, information, data, and technology, and developing transition plans to move from current state to future vision.

KEY CAPABILITIES:

  • Strategic Planning, P&L/Budget/Resource Mgmt, Market Analysis & Strategy,Operational Excellence
  • PMO Program Governance, Business Cases/Selling Ideas, Risk Management, Process Improvement
  • IT Portfolio Management, System Development (SDLC), Change Management (OCM), Consensus Building
  • Stakeholder Management, Manage Client Engagements, Communications Planning, Coaching/Mentoring, Cloud Computing
  • Scrum Certified
  • Manufacturing, Insurance, Retail, Health Care, Banking, Utilities.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Server-side Technologies: IIS, Web Services, Servlets, Single Sign-on, MS System Management Server

Programming Languages: Java, VB Dot Net, ASP Dot Net, C#, HTML, SQL, Java Script, VBScript, VBA, Visual Basic, Cobol, Dbase III+

Databases: Oracle, MS SQL Server, MS Access, Dbase / Fox Pro

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista, Dos

Project Management Tools: Plan View, MS Projects, MPP, JIRA, Primavera, Clarity

Packaged software: Maximo, REMS, IRIMS, MS Office, SSA Search Engine, Informatica

Reporting Tools: Crystal Reports, Hyperion / Brio Reporting Business Intelligence Suite 9.3, SQR Report writer, MS Access

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Durham, NC

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with external and internal teams on infrastructure delivery.
  • Developed and maintained project schedule, dependencies and continuous tracking
  • Managed day-to-day project activities (issue tracking and risk mitigation), and facilitated project team meetings.
  • Proactively worked with project teams to assess risk and introduce mitigation strategies.
  • Proactively identified and solved project issues through negotiation and/or escalation processes.
  • Documented project plans, activities and status updates.
  • Provided overall project communication to stakeholders, and managed stakeholder expectations

Confidential, Portland, OR

Senior Project/ Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Program / Project communication; Created Program / Project Metrics; Communicated the Program / Project status with team members, PMO & project status.
  • Executive Program Management, Enterprise Project Management (EPM), Portfolio Management and Engagement Management, practiced in multi-tier program planning, change management, change control, scheduling and analysis, precedence diagram methodology (PDM), critical path methodology (CPM), task breakdown, project/gantt development, R esource leveling, release planning, assessing manpower and tool needs.
  • Communications focal point, documenting and reporting on both internal and external concerns throughout program lifecycle. Create business and technical requirements, and all RICEF deliverables. Work with business contacts to ensure communications channels are open and positive, ensuring that all team members are appropriately apprised of information.
  • Experienced in Enterprise Systems Planning, with RFX creation of procurement RFI (Request for Information), RFQ (Request for Quotation), RFT (Request for Tender), and RFP (Request for Proposal), Statement of Work (SOW), development and bid evaluation.
  • Control scope creep and ensure program quality levels to deliver projects and deliverables on schedule and in budget.
  • Make complex strategic decisions and prioritize competing initiatives. Effectively conduct difficult negotiations and resolve conflicts.
  • Ensure structured change management methodology, present Change Orders to stakeholders, and manage approval and integration process. Track issues, resolution status, and program and quality metrics.
  • Im plement SCRUM methodology with Jira.
  • Developed performance test strategy/ project plan
  • Managed a Large number of Agile / Scrum Projects / Sprints through their entire Life Cycle
  • Created, populated, updated and monitored the Project backlog (features, Sprints, User Stories)
  • Managed and facilitated all Sprint activities including Sprint planning, Daily Scum Meeting / stand-up, Sprint demo’s and Sprint retrospective

Environment: Java, Data Warehousing, Big Data, Informatica, Budget Development system, Office 365, Infor SyteLine, Auto CAD, Enterprise Asset Management, SAP B1, AEM, SAP BIBW, Middle ware, Data Center, BOM, CRM, SAP BPC,, SAP HANA, SAP PP,SAP FICO, SAP Ariba, ecommerce, Azure, AWS, ITSM, Datacenter Migration, Sales and Marketing, HR, PLM, Web Methods, Android, Cognos Report Designer, Cloud Migration, Data Center Commissioning and Decommissioning, Network Upgrade, Windows server and VMware, Citrix installation and upgrade, Middleware installation and upgrade, .NET, Main Frame, Unix server administration, SQL server installation, upgrade and decommissioning, Sales Force.

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Senior Project/ Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Direct the project through the life cycle , defining project objectives, aligning project resources to achieve goals and ensuring established timelines are met.
  • Record detailed client project requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning, sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, develop Gap Analysis, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, Transition, Transformation and distinguish user requests from true needs.
  • Developed operational policies and strategies to coordinate with onshore and offshore support teams for managing operations and infrastructure to avoid outage and downtime.
  • Proficient in SCRUM, PMI, Waterfall, Iterative and Agile Methodologies. Ability to conduct daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint review meetings and creating SCRUM artifacts.
  • Experienced in Enterprise Systems Planning, with RFX creation of procurement RFI (Request for Information), RFQ (Request for Quotation), RFT (Request for Tender), and RFP (Request for Proposal), Statement of Work (SOW), development and bid evaluation.
  • Includes the Work Breakdown, Project Organization chart, Communication plan, Risk plan, Quality plan, Cost/budget and Resource plans.
  • Provide leadership in analyzing functional requirements , procedures and problems.
  • Coordinate with Business Partners, Technical Analysts and Developers to identify and define specifications, indicate areas of system impact and continuously communicate project status and needs.
  • Develop, analyze and manage project schedules and appropriate project management documentation.
  • Develop and implement a communication plan to keep program managers and other stakeholders informed of project status, key future dates/milestones, new and outstanding issues, identified risks, decisions needed, and project spending.
  • Negotiate project plans and time frames and manage change control processes.
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing for project team members.
  • Plan, allocate and schedule resources as required.
  • Foster a strong team environment.

Environment: Java, Data Warehousing, Big Data, Informatica, Budget Development system, Content Management System, Auto CAD, Infor SyteLine, Enterprise Asset Management, Lotus Notes, AEM, SAP B1, SAP FICO, Data Center, Middleware, Data stage, ecommerce, Office 365, COTs, Datacenter Migration, BOM, PDM, Tera data, SAP BPC, SAP HANA, SAP PP, SAP Ariba,.NET, Azure, PLM, Mainframe, Cloud Migration, Sales and Marketing, SAP BIBW, HR, Web Application Designer, Cognos Report Designer, Business Objects (XI R2.1, 3.1), Micro Strategy, Crystal Report, WEBI Reports, Xcelcius, Infrastructure Management, Adobe Experience Manager, MSO365,JIRA, Sales Force, Six Sigma.

Confidential, Grand Rapids, MI

Senior Project/ Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial forecasts; perform market analysis, competitive intelligence analysis, M&A proposals, Competitive Intelligence, and feasibility analysis. Research, initiate, and manage New Product Development (NPD), Microsoft Valuable Professional, and New Product Introduction (NPD). Manage vendor relations, logistics, planning for geographic expansion and corporate change management road-mapping.
  • Creating the Process design documents for End to end flows of requisition , workflow, invoicing using MS visio.
  • Led multiple agile SCRUM and waterfall projects simultaneously as scrum master.
  • Served as scrum coach to transition and transform numerous teams from a waterfall approach to agile scrum model, since the model was more suited for project; this resulted in increasing the yield by 100% in the first quarter.
  • Organized and facilitated Sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings (using Rally tools)
  • Managed, motivated and steered cross functional, geographically distributed team, to successfully migrate mission critical system to Amazon Web Services . Architected Amazon AWS cloud solution to migrate existing commercial digital market research website to improve scalability and high availability.
  • Currently managing 8 projects concurrently scheduled for implementation at different timelines this year.
  • Project Management including Vendor Management (3 rd party software used), Transition Management, Communications, Risk Management, Release Management, Microsoft Valuable Professional, special projects planning & deployment activities. Scope the major milestones, timelines and overall business objectives of the project that must be achieved.

Environment: Oracle 10g, Java, Big Data, Enterprise Asset Management, Budget Development System, Informatica, Auto CAD, SAP B1, iOS, SAP FICO, AEM, Share Point 2010,Office 365, COTs, UX, Infor SyteLine, Data Center, Content Management System, Datacenter Migration, ecommerce, Android, PLM, JIRA, MVM, NOSQL, Dev Ops, Big data, Microsoft Project 2010, Primavera, SAP PP, BOM, PDM, SAP Ariba, Project Methodology, Agile, MS Project, AWS, ITSM, Software Project Lifecycle Management, PLC - Project Life Cycle Methodology, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), SLA, Metrics, Hyperion Planning, Broker dealer, Wealth Management, Tera Data, Cloud Applications, Enterprise Portal, Data warehouse, SAN, Clarity, Security, Data Migration, ecommerce, Infrastructure Management, Adobe Experience Manager, MSO365,JIRA, Sales Force, Six Sigma.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Project/ Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Product launch - plan the launch of new products and releases and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan - gathering requirements from users/customer
  • Responsible for gathering Requirements from business users and business analyst on Data Quality issues in Data Ware housing environment.
  • Introduced agile methodology in a waterfall environment with offshore model. Implemented custom communications plan for requirement gathering and change management; this increased annual revenue by $7 million.
  • Assist with go-to-market planning and communications of software delivery
  • Track schedule using Microsoft Project and manage project within SharePoint
  • Take the project from original concept to final implementation using SDLC
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports for all business resources and end users

Environment: .NET, J2EE, Big Data, Informatica, ITIL, SAP PP, Middleware, Data Center,, AEM, Lotus Notes, JIRA, Dev Ops, Office 365, COTs, AWS, ITSM, ARIBA, NOSQL, MVM, Content Management System, MSO365, Python, SAP, Matlab, Data warehouse, Asset allocation, Risk Reporting, Windows, Web sphere App Server, Mainframe, Midrange, infrastructure, Hardware, Networking, Tera Data, Infor SyteLine, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) , Microsoft SharePoint, PLC - Project Life Cycle Methodology, Software Project Lifecycle Management, MS Project, Project Methodology, SLA, Metrics, Conflict Management, Hyperion Planning, Cloud Applications, Sun Solaris, Linux OS, Security, Data Migration, ecommerce, Clarity, Sales Force .

Confidential, Grand Rapids, MI

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering, Business analysis and change management .
  • Responsible for gathering requirements, design, development, testing and production support.
  • Developed Mapping by using various transformations to suit the business user requirements and business rules to load and eliminate un required data from, SQL server 2008 and Parallel Data Warehouse.
  • Involved in the design / update of Data marts
  • Source system analysis -source to target mapping Business Intelligence / OLAP tools - Business Objects.
  • Creating procedures, package and SQL using Oracle DB, Informix.
  • Create dashboard solutions to provide key BI and Analytics capabilities using Tableau

Environment: .NET, J2EE, JIRA, AEM, ITIL ITSM, Middleware, Data Center, AEM, Azure, Lotus notes, AWS, Web sphere App Server, Dev Ops, MVM, SAP BPC, ARIBA, Data warehouse, Mainframe and Midrange, Hardware, Networking, Infrastructure, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) , Microsoft SharePoint, PLC - Project Life Cycle Methodology, Software Project Lifecycle Management, MS Project, Project Methodology, Conflict Management, Hyperion Planning, Cloud Applications, Security, Data Migration, ecommerce, Clarity .

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Project Managers in activities and deliverables that span the full project lifecycle including consolidated timeline development, issues log management, critical-path development, resource planning, detailed project reporting, data and industry analysis, deployment planning, and meeting facilitation.
  • Translated business goals into actionable plans and strategies in the PMO

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Gather project requirement, project scope statement & create work breakdown structure (WBS).
  • Define & sequence activities, create network diagram, estimate resources & duration.
  • Develop schedule & baseline using the technique of network analysis, resource optimization, Critical Path Method (CPM), Critical Chain Method (CCM) and crashing and fast tracking the project if required.
  • Plan cost management, estimate cost, determine budget & create cost baseline.
  • Plan quality, human resource, communication, procurement and risk.
  • Identify risk; perform qualitative & quantitative risk analysis and risk responses.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation, contingency planning and workaround.
  • Develop management plans for each constraint & then integrate all to make project management plan.
  • Execute Project management plan & Perform quality assurance and conduct procurement.
  • Monitor & Control Project work & baseline, risk and other constraint. Change request impact and solution.

Confidential, Jackson, MI

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Use Project management Processes Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling and Closing.
  • Gather project requirement, project scope statement & create work breakdown structure (WBS).
  • Create project scope, schedule, budget, Quality measures, Resources availability, Risk mitigation plan, and project Procurement.
  • Monitor and control the project baseline, either project is behind the schedule, out of scope or budget & other related constraints.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation, contingency planning and workaround.
  • Perform Quality Assurance, Project Process improvement Plan, Quality Audit and document all events during project.
  • Communicate with the stakeholders, and keep them informed about the project status reports, issues and milestones.
  • Gain formal acceptance and sign-off of the project by the sponsor or customer and validate that all conditions of satisfaction have been met and project is delivered as per defined in scope.
  • Install and configure database management software, translate database design and diagnose database performance issues.

Environment: Microsoft Project, Excel, MS Office, MS Outlook, SAP

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Project Planning, Schedule/Effort Tracking, Delivery Management, Risk Analysis / Tracking & Project Closure
  • Team management for onsite, offshore model teams including mentoring, performance tracking and technical support.
  • Quality Assurance & Compliance throughout the project lifecycle including tracking and reporting of project metrics to senior management Managed resource ramp up/down planning during the project.
  • Involved in the ETL process with offshore team for exporting the data from the legacy systems using Informatica
  • Performed Source to Target mappings for data elements
  • Analyzed and provided gap analysis of conceptual, logical and physical data warehouse.
  • Responsible for cost tracking program directly related to managing capital project of over sixty million dollars.

Environment: MS Outlook, MS Office, MS Project, SAP, Kalido DIW, CRM, Kalido MDM, Informatica, Fast Radar, Oracle 10g, Wealth Management, Broker Dealer.

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Program Manager to create and authorize project charter and identify stakeholder and create staffing worksheet.
  • To manage projects using Water Fall or Agile methodologies depend on the nature of project.
  • Managed multiple projects parallel and each project having 20 to 25 team members.
  • Conduct requirement & planning sessions, conduct weekly core team meetings for the status of the project.
  • Proactively create a plan to mitigate the Risk impact, resolve issues, and manage dependencies in the project.
  • Create Risk Breakdown Structure dictionary using Risk Estimation Tool (RET), which shows the level of risk.
  • To manage Actual hours & projected remaining hours of each project resource.
  • Create weekly project report and SPP monthly dashboard report.
  • Meeting with Project sponsor, program manager and monthly health meeting for the status of the project.
  • Keep monitoring and control the overall project burn and labour burn report.
  • Create and manage project Planning, Approach and strategy packages.
  • Gather project requirement, project scope statement & create work breakdown structure (WBS).
  • Create project scope, schedule, budget, Quality measures, and Resources availability.
  • Monitor and control the project baseline, either project is behind the schedule, out of scope or budget & other related constraints

Environment: MS Project, Primavera Team Play, SAP.

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