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It Senior Project Manager Resume

Tampa, FL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished, results - driven IT Project Manager with 15+ years experience in a variety of industries including automotive, insurance, banking and health care.
  • Track record of leveraging broad talents in varied technology and high-performance team building to design, deliver and maintain complex $MM systems and process improvement initiatives, taking enterprise system performance and productivity to the next level.
  • Expert in agile as well as water fall methodology.
  • Inventive contributor, with a “make it happen” attitude; always delivering on commitments.
  • Exceptional ability to work well under pressure and complete projects with aggressive timelines.
  • Highly analytical with “big picture” vision and the ability to work with management, staff and customers to convert business requirements into actionable project plans.
  • Skilled relationship builder and able negotiator, successfully presenting cutting-edge technology proposals to key stakeholders and achieving buy-in.
  • Recognized for ability to partner with business leaders and technical teams to plan, integrate, document and execute project plans on time/budget.
  • Exemplary leader and coach, managing organizational change, mitigating risk, infusing new ideas and producing outstanding results in cross-functional team environments. Promote consensus building & team cohesiveness.
  • Extensive experience in developing project plans including staffing requirements, WBS, scheduling, and coordination for all resources for the projects.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Project Management Strategic Planning
  • $MM Budget Accountability Business Process Reengineering
  • System Development/Launch On/Offshore Resource Management
  • Negotiation & Facilitation Quality Assurance
  • Change Control Management Vendor Management
  • Waterfall, PMI Gap Analysis
  • Agile, Kanban, Scrum Legacy systems
  • PMO Program management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: COBOL II, Java, JCL, HTML, Java Script, VB Script

Databases: IMS, DB2, Oracle, SQL SERVER 2000, MS-Access

Platforms: IBM ES/9000

Software/Tools: Ab Initio, MS Project, MVS/ESA, VSAM, CICS, Expediter, Outlook, TFS, Crystal Reports, Mercury Quality Center, QTP, Rational Rose, RequisitePro, Test Director, Project server 2013, Team Foundation Server, Microsoft SharePoint, CLARITY, Agile tools (JIRA, Rally, VersionOne),Squids, Confluence.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Tampa, FL

IT Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage business-critical application development, product marketing and process improvement efforts, many valued in the $millions using waterfall as well as Agile methodology in a PMO setting.
  • Coordinate as many as 50 cross-functional, on/offshore teams on multiple concurrent projects with aggressive timelines and strict budgets.
  • Manage 5 Dataware house projects concurrently using waterfall methodolgy with aggressive timelines and strict budgets. Manage a $4M budget.
  • Spearhead the effort to create an internal web presence for high volume customer service transactions while bridging multiple systems together through a single front-end using Service-Oriented Architecture.
  • Manage large scale technical projects, working with regional domain team members to gather requirements, scope technical efforts, determine solutions, set up project tasks/plans, and implement those solutions
  • Manage project budget using “HP PPM” and tracked project tasks using MS project

Confidential, Louisville, Kentucky

IT Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a client computing project involves deployment of new end-user devices (thin-clients and “thin" laptops), and also enables the use of employee owned devices in our environment. Managed 50 resouces in multiple locations.
  • Managed a very high visible project to build an application to identify and notify customers in an event of crisis like flooding, earthquake, terrorist attack etc. using big data platform. Managed 45 resouces including onsite and offshore
  • Drive the conversion process for the military health care from AS 400 to .NET Client-Server Technology.
  • Managed project budget using “clarity” and tracked project tasks using MS project and Version One agile tool.

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

IT Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed large scale technical projects for critical Compliance /regulatory area using SCRUM/KANBAN model .
  • Led a large complex compliance project to create a reporting system aimed at minimizing the tax evision by US persons that maintain assets outside US using Ab Initio.
  • Budget 4M . Managed 25 resources.
  • Controlled $3 MM budget while coordinating migration/integration of credit card management system, delivering project on-time/under budget
  • Managed project budget using “clarity” and tracked project tasks using “Rally”

Confidential, Northbrook, IL

IT Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed several technical projects ranging from medium size custom development
  • Projects to large conversion projects using waterfall as well as Agile/ Scrum methodology during the 5+ years tenure in Allstate's PMO office.
  • Managed several large Dataware house projects concurrently for Life insurance products using waterfall methodolgy.
  • Worked with multiple business areas on RFP development and issuance
  • Commence daily core team scrum meetings to discuss and resolve numerous project issues including staffing shortages, tactical matters, scope creep and divergent business and user needs
  • Worked extensively with resource managers to obtain correct resources for projects, utilizing onsite, near-shore and off-shore resources.

Confidential, MT

IT Senior Project Manager /Program manager

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with Business Users and gathered business requirements several Service Oriented Architecture Applications (.NET Client-Server Technology)
  • Facilitate agile SCRUM ceremonies including Sprint planning meeting, Daily scrum meeting, Sprint demo meeting and sprint retrospective meeting
  • Worked closely with the Technical/Functional (business users) teams in the requirement gatherings, design, development, & implementation of projects.

Confidential, MI

IT Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Created project charters and project plans.
  • Partner with team leads and managers in up to 8 departments to determine business requirements and project estimates.
  • Proactively escalate priorities and project-specific, critical-driver issues.
  • Managed reporting of benchmark statistics tracking feasibility hours, project design and programming costs.

Confidential, MI

IT Project Manager /Senior System Analyst/Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed team of 32 on/offshore resources in conversion of 102 tables and 300 programs from legacy IMS to DB2, reducing development time by 20% and costs by 12%. Also migrated legacy IMS/COBOL screens to Java/AION (similar to C++ language). Efforts led to $11MM in cost savings
  • Boosted customer satisfaction rating from 70% to 92% in 2 years, by standardizing processes and procedures.
  • Headed development of a $1MM Weep System, requiring close work with KKH in Germany and Investor Accounting area. Project improved reporting and increased productivity by 25%.
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders on creation of a Mopar/TCR Pushdown process, completing project on time and $24K under budget.
  • Led build of an extranet claim entry solution for the international community.
  • Created and maintained a detailed project WBS using MS Project.
  • In just 3 months, saved $350K+ by managing 5 onshore and 15 offshore resources on Legacy Sundown project, requiring database coordination with other subsystems and downstream systems. Personally, tuned application, increasing claims processing by 50%.
  • Enhanced Claims Reconciliation System, lowering processing time by 20%.
  • Worked with 6 departments to develop Vacor claim tracking application, cutting service costs by 25%.
  • Identified and resolved a major security issue causing loss of over $300K.
  • Instituted processes, policies, procedures and reporting mechanisms for product management departments, raising efficiency by 30%.
  • Influential in building revenues from zero to $10MM, through smooth operations, skillful vendor negotiations and high degree of client satisfaction.
  • Utilized IDS-Houston On-line Guide, MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, facilitation and coaching techniques to implement plans.

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