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Cloud Architect / Technical Project Manager Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Total 14+ Years of Experience. 6+ Year’ s experience as Technical Project Management Consultant for Large Corporations and Business Applications.
  • 6 + Year' s experience in Software Design, Business and Systems Analysis, Software Application Development, Implementation, Quality, Testing and Deployment of Software systems.
  • 4+ Years exp working in SharePoint, AWS,Cloud Infrastructure,MiddleWare,Web Service,SQL Server 2008,SalesForce.com, VMWare, LAN Network, Firewall.
  • 4 + Years of hands on experience supporting and managing Windows based systems like ScrumMaster, Active Directory, Exchange, SBS etc.
  • 4+ Years of hands on experience supporting and managing virtual technologies VMWare, Microsoft Virtual Server, Xen Servers.
  • 1 + Years of experience with Storage Area Network (SAN) with EMC, Equallogic, HP, Dell etc.
  • Experience with network technologies like firewalls, routers, switches, IPS/IDS etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in cross - functional project management methods and managing cross functional teams.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, who is flexible, pro-active, able to "multi-task" and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, business management, time management, and developmental skills.
  • Skilled at resolving problems and conflicting situations.
  • Demonstrated expertise in defining and tracking project scope, goals, schedule, budgets, and execution strategies in collaboration with project stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and business process mapping skill and a history of identifying and implementing process (business and/or experience) improvements.
  • Experience identifying, developing solutions and executing Risk Management and Project Communication strategies.
  • Experience managing software projects, deep experience managing waterfall, incremental, iterative, Agile/SCRUM projects.
  • Excellent communication skills to include developing communication tools for internal and external customers.
  • A history of successful leadership of cross-functional project teams with demonstrated success managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated success managing large projects and tight deadlines
  • Effective delegation of tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Demonstrated skill with Project Server 2007/2010, SharePoint 2013/2010 and MS Office Suite, Office 365.
  • Experience working with Top Clients in Industry and Platforms.
  • Proven delivery of projects through best practice project management methodologies
  • SDLC/Waterfall and or Agile development experience.
  • Effectively deal with individuals at all business levels, requiring tact, judgment, people skill and composure.
  • Provided Technical Guidance, Best Practices, Custom Solutions, Coordination, and Training to co-workers.
  • Ability to organize tasks and time to ensure timely completion of all projects.
  • Ability to plan own work after objective is set by supervisor.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of web authoring, internal audit, Pier review, technical blogs and management software .
  • Possess a strong technical mind frame with the ability to interact with people at all levels on system design, architecture and Requirements.
  • Strong Knowledge about Project Effort Estimation Methodologies, Schedule Management and Tracking .
  • Participated to hire technical team from junior level developer to Architect.
  • Complete Lead closing cycle involvement with all business level using Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago,IL

Cloud Architect / Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Systems Integration projects in support of large-scale enterprise change initiatives.
  • Managed in Budget Planning, Delivery Scoping and Project Planning.
  • Lead a matrixed team of system design engineers, system build engineers and infrastructure technologists to successfully deliver significant infrastructure change in a large-scale enterprise environment.
  • Cloud Design and Planning. Migration from on-premises to cloud infrastructure
  • Review completed tasks to ascertain compliance with standards.
  • Monitor all team members and provide necessary advice and guidance.
  • Perform periodic risk assessments and initiate risk control strategies.
  • Coach all team members and motivate them to produce desired results.
  • Organize regular seminars and trainings to teach team members new techniques and methods.
  • Participate in the architecture discussions, processes to understand client's business and technical requirements
  • Prepare roadmap for clients cloud adoption and building cost effective solutions
  • Work collaboratively with clients to develop solutions that meet their technical and functional requirements.
  • Lead projects migrating clients workloads to AWS
  • Develop AWS architecture, infrastructure and security design
  • Define best practices for the internal teams
  • Ensure high quality documentation is created and maintained
  • Provide AWS subject matter expertise advice and assistance to the sales team and the clients
  • Proactively keep up to date with AWS services and developments
  • Act as the lead engineer assessing new technologies like Azure IoT, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Storage, Azure Networking
  • Work with the internal teams and the clients to onboard new AWS technologies
  • Keep up with trends in the constantly evolving information technology industry.
  • Perform regular IT audit to discover areas of weaknesses and fortify them.
  • Work with the PMO and Business to develop a long-term product plan, products and manage the release planning cycles for all products
  • Responsible for managing the staffing requirements and skill sets for Customer Interaction Team, assuring that sub-teams are staffed with sufficient skilled resources and meeting product deliverables.
  • Responsible for developing and managing a skills escalation and career trajectory path for the product engineering organization.
  • Responsible for implementing tools and processes to optimize product engineering throughput and quality.

Confidential, MA

Cloud Architect

  • Gathered user requirements, analyze business processes, and work with functional areas to define and scope SharePoint projects, document requirements, and applications functionality.
  • Supported end users in the creation of sharepoint sites, document libraries, electronic forms, workflows and calendars.
  • Worked with end-users to identify their needs and potential utilization of SharePoint.
  • Researched and document solutions using O365 or other third-party tools as necessary.
  • Involved in changing O365 and other Intranet technology
  • Created of custom workflows and forms
  • Troubleshooting issues reported by end-users
  • Focused on excellent team-oriented, team building, presentation

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

SharePoint Analyst

  • Provided technical direction for the design, development and systems integration for development projects from inception through implementation.
  • Served as a technical advisor and problem solver to team and partners to assist them in optimizing their use of systems, applications, servers, etc.
  • Involved in implementation of clustered, load-balanced, high-performing SharePoint and .NET applications.
  • Involved in developing custom features on SharePoint 2013 and Sharepoint Online (O365). Working knowledge of collaboration, search, application integration, content management, solution deployment, InfoPath, Excel services, workflow using Visual Studio, business data services, reporting services and SharePoint Designer ( SharePoint 2013 App Development a plus).
  • Worked with SharePoint Designer, Collaboration, Portals, Enterprise Search, Enterprise Content Management, Designer Workflows, InfoPath forms, SharePoint Installation and Configuration, PowerApps, Office 365 administration.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multi-million dollar inhouse Consulting engagements for various other departments in enterprise technology and cloud computing arena.
  • Involved in Budget Planning and Project Delivery Scoping.
  • Managed multiple projects part of the IT program, handled resources and budget.
  • Chair monthly Governance Forum consisting of business and IT role-players
  • Liaise with IT on future strategy of platform, upgrades, etc and communicate to team.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Write business case,SoW and obtain approval.
  • Identify resource requirements and manage team schedules across multiple projects in different phases of execution.
  • Develop and maintain project plan.
  • Oversee quality control throughout project lifecycle.
  • Manage resources and deadlines.Manage budget and scope changes.
  • Ensure project documentation is completed and stored correctly.
  • Conduct post mortems, compile lessons learnt and communicate to team.
  • Provide leadership in steering projects toward defined standard infrastructure solutions, platforms and best practices.
  • Ensure the infrastructure adheres to the requirements for availability, stability, and efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure and resource cost estimates.
  • Define and manage project schedules, resources, and delivery commitments.
  • Complete assigned projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines.
  • Manage project risks, issues.Develop and deliver progress reports on projects, migrations, upgrades, etc.
  • Delegate, integrate activities, and resolve conflicts. Gathering and updating project documentation, budgeting, preparing forecasts, and lessons learned documents.
  • Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams throughout the project lifecycle, from beginning to end of all projects.
  • Facilitate client and team meetings.
  • Build, develop and grow business relationships. Utilizing organizational resources appropriately.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multi-million dollar infrastructure projects in support of large-scale enterprise change initiatives.
  • Managed in Budget Planning, Delivery Scoping and Project Planning.
  • Lead a matrixed team of system design engineers, system build engineers and infrastructure technologists to successfully deliver significant infrastructure change in a large-scale enterprise environment.
  • Interact with and report regularly to executive project sponsors and senior technology leadership.
  • Concurrently manage the infrastructure build-out on multiple corporate change initiatives - LAN, WAN, Routers/Switches, Firewall (Juniper), circuit vendor coordination, cutovers, engineering planning, phone systems, contact centers
  • Provide leadership in steering projects toward defined standard IT solutions, platforms and best practices.
  • Ensure the Solution adheres to the requirements for availability, stability, and efficiency.
  • Two projects were on Agile Methodology and one was on SDLC. Tracking the Agile Sprints and estimations.
  • Define and manage project schedules, resources, and delivery commitments, risk assesments and contingency planning.
  • Complete assigned projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines.
  • Managed all phases of systems development from concept through implementation and maintenance using an Agile project management methodology.
  • Delegate, integrate activities, and resolve conflicts. Gathering and updating project documentation, budgeting, preparing forecasts, and lessons learned documents.
  • Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams throughout the project lifecycle, from beginning to end of all projects.
  • Obtaining maximum value from Information Technology project management services.
  • Utilizing organizational resources appropriately.
  • Ensures standard policies,processes are followed and reviews project artifacts to ensure high quality outputs.
  • Work with BestBuy Stores & Kiosks, end users,customers in their Software and Hardware rollouts for variety of vendors.
  • Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.
  • Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing.
  • Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time.
  • Providing risk management and issue resolution as required

Technologies: SharePoint 2013 RTM,Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010,, TFS,Clarity, PerformancePoint, InfoPath Forms, Office 365, Mysite, PlanView, WorkBreakDown Structure(WBS),Gnatt Chart, Project Server 2010/2007, DocAve, Exchange Server, BlackBerry Server, GOOD Mobile Manager, .Net 3.5, JBoSS, RHN Satellite, WebLogic, WebSphere,IRONPORT Email Security, Remedy, Project Server 2007,Axcelor,LifeRay,SalesForce.com,Microsoft Dynamics.

Confidential, Mclean, VA

Technical/Infrastructure Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Driving all implementation related activities for key SharePoint/Collaboration platform with attention to efficiency, timing and superior service to the Users.
  • Managed the full project life cycle from initiation to closeout
  • Managed the project team to develop a clear project plan and project deliverables
  • Handling Budget Planning and Budget Activities on Daily Basis.
  • Managing project dependencies and deliverables for SharePoint and .Net based Application.
  • Ensuring responsibility for producing deliverables is clearly communicated
  • Keeping the team focused on delivering the highest business value
  • Bring Agreement on project completion and handover criteria with customer / users
  • Migration Plan of existing site on SharePoint 2007 to new SharePoint 2010 and daily managing 1300 existing Site Collections on SharePoint 2007 server.
  • Ensured all project documentation is updated and maintained to include project initiation documents, project plans, risk and issue logs, change control documents and any other information for the project
  • Design and configuration of SharePoint 2010 Farm.
  • Handled SharePoint infrastructure project by coordinating with multiple stakeholders and Teams.
  • Implementation plan for Lotus Notes to SharePoint migration of Apps.
  • Liaison with project sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Ensured all newly defined process and capabilities are completed and handed over to relevant departments.
  • Data Tuning, Capacity Planning, Sizing and Stress Testing of Applications.
  • Managed Change Requests for the project proactively.
  • Monitored resource allocation and highlight conflicts / over allocation.
  • Highlight slippage against tasks/milestones, recovery plans and implications for project delivery.
  • Reverse mentor Work Stream Owner to improve the management and delivery of project
  • Ensure Project documentation is archived appropriately to enable leverage of business learning on future projects.
  • Managed project status reports and budgets with Work Stream Owner
  • To be the trusted subject matter expert on the Project plan by the program team.
  • Identifing project risks and issues and maintain project level Risks and Issues Log.
  • Driving project team to develop mitigation for identified risks.
  • Analyzing customers' business requirements, software/product objectives and overall program expectations.
  • Working with software product team/vendors/partners to develop detailed business requirements, architecture Scope, Detailed Design, functional and technical specifications.
  • Facilitating and consulting on program best practices, design & configuration of solution, change communications and training.
  • Estimated time frames, quality and quantity of resources required to successfully implement project; develops project plan incorporating all project variables.
  • Develop project schedules, create charts and schedules.
  • Coordinating with other team members and resources as needed to ensure on-time deliverables.

Technologies: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010, FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint, HTML, Javascript, VSTS, ClearCase, TFS,Clarity, PerformancePoint, InfoPath Forms, Office 365, Mysite, PlanView, WorkBreakDown Structure(WBS),Gnatt Chart,Project Server 2010/2007,Metavis, DocAve, Exchange Server, BlackBerry Server, GOOD Mobile Manager, .Net 3.5, IRONPORT Email Security, Project Server 2007.

Confidential, Glen Burnie, MD

Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Initiation and Planning: Develop project charter and management plan
  • Scope Definition: Working with project stakeholders, develop scope definition document.
  • Effectively manage changes to scope/expectations/deliverables and deliver on plan or through a modified plan that has been accepted by the stakeholders. Lead and re-plan activities and/or develop alternate delivery scenarios as necessary.
  • Hold regular status meetings with the teams. Report status weekly to stakeholders and executive leadership as necessary.
  • Record/remediate/escalate critical/high project issues.
  • Requirements Document: Oversee and manage the development of the functional and Technical Document.
  • Proof of Concept / Prototype: Manage the development/configuration and delivery of a conference room pilot that consists of a proof concept and prototype presentation.
  • Business Process Diagrams: Manage the development of Business Process Diagrams that cover end-to-end processes.
  • Interface / Analytical Tools: Manage the development of any interfaces or analytical Tools
  • Configuration / Development: Manage the configuration and development efforts.
  • Testing: Manage the planning and execution of overall project testing including, unit, system, integration, user acceptance, load, stress and performance testing activities.
  • Project Management and Coordination: Partnering with the OCTO project manager, execute the project management and charter plan and ensure successful delivery of the project. Provide periodic and ad-hoc reporting to stakeholders as necessary.
  • Organizational Change Management: Oversee the planning and execution of the Organizational Change Management including Training, Job-Aides, SOP's and Communications Plan
  • Deployment and Go-live: Manage the development of the project dry-run and cut-over plan. Manage the execution of the deployment tasks.
  • System and Process Stabilization: Assist users and the entire stakeholder community with system and process stabilization activities after go-live.
  • Operations and Maintenance: Assist users and the entire stakeholder community with operations and maintenance tasks including defects and enhancement opportunities.

Technologies : SharePointServer 2010, SharePoint 2007,WSS3.0, HelpDesk, Infopath, Workflow, Windows PowerShell, Web Parts, Performance Point Server, C#.Net, PL/SQL, SQL Server 2005, Office Web Apps, SharePoint Designer 2010/2007, XML, SharePoint Foundation 2010, Business Data Connectivity, XSLT, XSL, Visual Studio 2010, JSON, JQuery, OpenXml, HTML, BCS,CSS, Web Service, JavaScript, MSMQ, MS SOAP, SSIS, SSRS, Project Server 2010/2007,PowerShell,Fast Search 2010,Active Directory Excel Services

Confidential, Norfolk, VA

Technical Release Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Develop project technology strategy by understanding key client objectives; diagnosing and mapping client requirements; articulating solution risks and barriers; recommending project approaches; preparing time and cost estimates; planning full project life cycle.
  • Handling the Enterprise Content Management and Solutions.
  • Worked on documentum and PlanView experience.
  • Agile Software Development and Implementation.
  • Key implementation and understanding of Sharepoint Architecture and best practices.
  • Lead and facilitate information gathering sessions to validate business cases, gather and document business and functional objectives.
  • Implement architecture by building components and custom designs; prototyping; data migration; maintaining technical integrity and consistency; documenting system.
  • Prepares client to use IT infrastructure by developing and conducting training programs.
  • Manage customer relationship by communicating SharePoint architecture standards and frameworks; answering questions; resolving concerns and issues.
  • Run complex projects from design and development to production.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Effectively apply Dataprise methodology and enforce project standards.
  • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimize exposure and risk to Dataprise on projects.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Manage project budget and work on SDLC methodology.
  • Determine appropriate revenue recognition, ensure timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for project
  • Experience leading large group meetings/information gathering sessions with senior executives and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Data Modeling, Data Integration.
  • Knowledge of Capacity Planning, design of SharePoint 2010 Server Farm for the Enterprise.
  • Understanding of SharePoint Server and Foundation Architecture and Deployment Model.
  • Sound Hands on in Pro-Clarity, Performance Point Server 2007 and SharePoint 2010 Services.
  • Experience with Branding SharePoint via Themes and collaborate with internal business partners, internal technology resources (database, system, and networking) and with external vendors.
  • Familiarity with Middleware concepts, and use of TIBCO for Integration Solution.
  • Involved in Project Estimation and Project Plan and Processes.
  • Validate system performance by developing and conducting test scripts; completing bug fixes.
  • Experience in designing, implementing and managing content management using SharePoint.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Information Worker infrastructure and architecture. Understanding of related products such as Project server, Forms server, InfoPath etc would be plus.

Environment: SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2007, MOSS 2007, Infopath, Workflow, Windows PowerShell, Web Parts, Performance Point Server, C#.Net, PL/SQL, SQL Server 2005, SharePoint Designer 2010/2007, XML, Business Data Connectivity, XSLT, XSL, BDC, Visual Studio 2008, JSON, JQuery, OpenXml, HTML, Web service, JavaScript, MSMQ, MS SOAP, SSIS, SSRS

Confidential, Grapevine, TX

Tech Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Architecture about each application like Front end, Business Layer, Web-Services and Databases and Scripts.
  • Understanding the Client/Business Requirements and validating its implementation with each release.
  • Proven Understanding of Order Flow from Ordering Applications to Billing Systems and their operations at Network Level till Call completion.
  • Design and develop intranet and internet portals using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Help define requirements for new integrated service oriented solutions using MOSS 2007.
  • Assist in deploying enterprise document management, search and collaboration techniques for SharePoint Sites.
  • Initiate flexible and customer focused SharePoint workflow,Business Data Catalog, and electronic forms-driven solutions.
  • Participate in the implementation of all SharePoint Collaboration tools.
  • SharePoint UI development like Theme, CSS and site definitions.
  • Define the goals and scope of SharePoint components in consultation with stakeholders on Waterfall Methodology.
  • Prepare business cases and functional specifications.
  • Develop guidelines and/or policies on SharePoint use including guides on style, working within the scope of the system and usability.
  • Daily administration of Production and Development SharePoint 2007 farms.

Environment: SharePoint Server 2007(MOSS), SharePoint Server 2010(MOSS),C#, XML,XSLT,VSTO,ASP.Net 2.0, PL/SQL, SQL Server 2005,XML, XSLT, XSL, Windows SharePoint Services, Web service, JSON, JQuery, OpenXml, JavaScript, WCF,MSMQ, MS SOAP,SSIS, SSRS, Oracle 10g, SalesForce.com,Microsoft Dynamics.

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working as a Core Team Member/Module Lead/off-shore(India) member handling offshore team of size 5
  • Part of Requirement analysis, detail design, Coding, Unit testing, testing support, BPM tool for process improvement,documentation and strategy building.
  • Major responsibilities involved were Coordinating design, implementation of applications, collaborating with project managers/engineering teams/client representatives to ensure on-time completion of project deliverables, guiding offshore team, interaction with various teams to have smooth, flawless integrated ordering flow, understanding business requirements and converting them into automated systems, etc
  • Worked on ASP.Net, HTML, and JavaScript to develop web application for the Confidential sales team. Used .Net, SQL Server 2000, MSMQ, biz talk server to develop backend work flow architecture.
  • Designed and implemented Automated ordering flow for Confidential products like DSL, ISDN, Freedom bundles, etc. which saved manual intervention and increased productivity.
  • Implemented mechanism to view statuses of order placed by the user in each backend systems like provisioning, billing, etc. This helped in saving user's time and he does not need to login to all the backend systems.
  • Developed windows service to interact with MSMQ to receive responses/back feeds from various backend systems. Also exposed web services to retrieve feeds/statuses.

Environment: ASP.Net, C#, JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, CSS, XML, XSD, XSLT, SQL Server 2005, Web services, Windows services, Windows forms, MSMQ, Rational Clear case, Microsoft VSS,C, C++, UNIX, IBM BPM, SharePoint 2003, Oracle 8i, JCL, COBOL, DB2

Confidential

Technical Trainer (Part-time)

Responsibilities:

  • As Technical Trainer in Technologies like C, C++, HTML, MS DOS, Office 2000 Suites, Windows 98.
  • LAN, WAN and Network Configuration.

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