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Project Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • with over 14 years of industry experience having played multifaceted roles in Quality Assurance (process and automation), successfully played roles of Project Manager, Technical Delivery Manager, Release Manager & Scrum Master.
  • Worked as end - to-end solution consultant for various projects, Lead requirement/ architecture, analysis, design and solutions envisioning.
  • Lead ideas around effective implementations, market entry strategies, product selection, features with cost, time and quality analysis.
  • As a Project Manager, my role includes liaising with various stakeholders of the project involving Client Senior Management team, program management team, Business Analysts, Development teams, QA teams and demonstrated success in end-to-end project management and delivery, ensuring effective management of various resources to meet project specifications.
  • Understand business objectives and different systems tied to project architecture including third party vendor systems like Group Re+, NASCO, Benefit Focus, MetaVance and Eagle by working with architects and business analysts to Provide functional and technical guidance and introduce new automation tools and techniques to increase efficiency and effectiveness through Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
  • Extensive experience in initiating projects, estimating efforts, understanding the business objectives and product requirements by working with product owners and executing project assignments.
  • Actively participate in team planning exercises and thoroughly analyse business requirements, acceptance criteria, technical design documents, and estimating stories.
  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction in building out testing automation capabilities and drive the test transformation program for multiple cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Good expertise in building the effective Proposals, Solution elicitation and estimations.
  • Good knowledge in software testing methodologies well versed with agile model of delivery using scrum methodology using JIRA.
  • Well versed with defect triaging, tracking, and analysing the results using ALM/JIRA, Coordinating and resolving testing issues in multi-vendor environment.
  • Anchored Daily Scrum Stand-up Calls, Sprint Planning, Sizing sessions, Backlog grooming, Sprint retrospective, Sprint Demo sessions and build the Scrum board and maintain it, to reflect updates from team.
  • Provide feedback during Sprint Demo and Retrospective sessions.
  • Coordinates and ensures that the team completes their daily sprint level Test activities, including all their assigned tasks on the Task board. Track and communicate scrum metrics including team velocity and sprint/release progress using JIRA/Confluence.
  • Key task involves certifying the application is fit for UAT and production cut over after the completion of System/ Integration/ Regression Testing and support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Responsible for deployment and release planning activities , RRR (Release Readiness Review) to confirm the readiness of each completed release build and Communicate status and results of each release.
  • Conduct readiness reviews and coordinate release activities with other teams to ensure a smooth and trouble-free roll out of releases
  • Highly process oriented with rich experience in quality processes like reviews, metrics based reporting to show overall health of the project and highlight key issues, changes, risks and concerns over quality of the product being tested with senior management team and ensure on-time and quality deliverables.
  • Analyze the enhancements requested by end customers and ascertaining feasibility of implementation thru triaging process with various stakeholders. Significant exposure towards doing test automation feasibility analysis, automation tool suitability study. Delivered multiple proof of concepts to various clients, which later converted to successful test automation implementation.
  • Experience in anchoring the testing track (Functional, Automation & Integration Factory) by Bringing innovative technologies like Artificial Intelligence to Testing especially in areas of Clustering, Prediction, Traceability, Log Analytics, Defect Analytics & Customer Sentiment Analytics .
  • Exposed to multiple technologies, developed, tested and managed projects over varied industries including, Retail, Health Care, Life Sciences, Fund Accounting, Telecom, Insurance & Services industries.
  • Technical shakeouts - Post production validations once code is delivered to production.
  • Business shakeouts - Participating along with business in validating the application once code is deployed to production.
  • Good Interpersonal skills to Interacting with Technical/functional staff and business stakeholders.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Technological forte: BDD Cucumber, Serenity BDD, and Mobile Automation Testing, SOAP and REST Web services testing, GHERKINS, SOA Manual & Automation testing, Proposal Preparation, Release management, Budgeting, Project Coordination, Microsoft Office Tools and Share Point.

Tools: QC10/ ALM 11.5, JIRA, EAGLE, Microsoft Product Studio, Clear Quest, Dimensions, Caliber, Mind map, Hexawise.

Build/Continuous Integration Tools: Maven, Ant, Jenkins, SVN, GitHub

RDBMS: SQL Server 2005, Oracle10g

HealthCare Tools: NASCO, CXT

Estimation Methodologies: SMC, TUEM

PLC Models Waterfall, V: Model, Agile & Scrum

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Define overall project plan including scope, budget and schedule, and executes tasks defined in the project plan to achieve project goals.
  • Understand business objectives and different systems tied to the Care First Large Group DVB architecture including third party vendor systems like Group Re+, Benefit Focus, MetaVance by working with Care First architects and business analysts to Provide functional and technical guidance and introduce new automation tools and techniques to increase efficiency and effectiveness through Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) objectives.
  • Gather requirements from product owners and solution design teams and Identify all the new services and APIs that need to be created, and list the services that need to be modified.
  • Determine a sufficient level of test scenarios and help Product Owners/Business Analysts to modify/enhance existing user stories to better reflect true requirement by recommending new test scenarios and capturing missing, complex and negative test scenario.
  • Collaborate with SCRUM teams from the start of a sprint to deliver best-in-class technical solutions.
  • Actively participate in team planning exercises and thoroughly analyse business requirements, acceptance criteria, technical design documents, and estimating stories.
  • Work to identifying system interdependencies and how and when to implement the changes related to DVB.
  • Work in Command Center to coordinate activities and ensure project plan was implemented in the correct timeframe.
  • Managed team with 40+ resources in geographically distributed locations and multiple vendors.
  • Extensively involved in Development, Functional Acceptance Testing, Integration, Regression & End to End testing.
  • Key task involves certifying the application is fit for UAT and production cut over after the completion of System/ Integration/ Regression Testing and support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Responsible for deployment and release planning activities, RRR (Release Readiness Review) to confirm the readiness of each completed release build.
  • Communicate status and results of each release
  • Conduct readiness reviews and coordinate release activities with other teams to ensure a smooth and trouble-free roll out of releases
  • Highlight and raise risks and concerns over quality of the application being tested with various stakeholders and ensure on time and quality deliverables.
  • Analyzing the enhancements requested by end customers and ascertaining feasibility of implementation thru triaging process with various stakeholders.
  • Anchored Daily Scrum Stand-up Calls, Sprint Planning, Sizing sessions, Backlog grooming, Sprint retrospective, Sprint Demo sessions and build the Scrum board and maintain it, to reflect updates from team.
  • Coordinates and ensures that the team completes their daily sprint level Test activities, including all their assigned tasks on the Task board. Track and communicate scrum metrics including team velocity and sprint/release progress using JIRA/Confluence.
  • Capture lessons learned and ensure systems implement necessary changes from one conversion to the next.

Confidential, Irvine CA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction in building out testing automation capabilities and drive the test transformation program for multiple cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Demonstrated business acumen to develop a detailed business case, automation benefits and link to overall finances of the business, which enabled Capital Group to launch new funds on time in the market to stay in line with the competitors like Fidelity and Vanguard and avoid future costs through streamlined processing.
  • Anchored the testing track from onsite, interacted with Business Users and formulated Test Strategy, Test planning, test delivery management, resource management, defect management ensuring the quality and timely delivery to meet customer expectations.
  • Managed the QA team with 30 resources in geographically distributed locations and multiple vendors.
  • Liaising with stakeholders of the project involving Client Senior Management team, program management team, Development teams, Business Analysis teams and the leads of other testing tracks (Functional, Integration, Automation and Performance teams) and third party teams (EAGLE) having stake in the quality assurance.
  • Understand the business objectives and product requirements by working with product owners, ensures any new stories (e.g. change in requirements) that come out of SIT testing are loaded into Story Backlog.
  • Anchored Daily Scrum Stand-up Calls, Sprint Planning, Sizing sessions, Backlog grooming, Sprint retrospective, Sprint Demo sessions and build the Scrum board and maintain it, to reflect updates from team.
  • Coordinates and ensures that the team completes their daily sprint level Test activities, including all their assigned tasks on the Task board. Track and communicate scrum metrics including team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Implement Process improvement activities as identified in Sprint Retrospectives.
  • Provide status reporting to show the overall health of the project and keep senior management informed of key issues and changes, which may affect expected business results to the senior management.
  • Key task involves certifying the application is fit for UAT and production cut over after the completion of System/ Integration/ Regression Testing and support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Highlight and raise risks and concerns over quality of the application being tested with various stakeholders and ensure on time and quality deliverables.
  • Analysing the enhancements requested by end customers and ascertaining feasibility of implementation thru triaging process with various stakeholders.
  • Reporting the results of testing at the end of release and highlight key points with respect to the changes implemented in the system.

Confidential, NJ

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the project delivery management from offshore, involved in project planning, resource management, client coordination, ensuring the quality and timely delivery to meet customer expectations, risk and mitigation planning, financial tracking and reporting.
  • Extensively involved in Functional Acceptance Testing, Integration, Regression & End to End testing.
  • Key task involves certifying the application is fit for UAT and production cut over after the completion of System/ Integration/ Regression Testing and support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Highlight and raise risks and concerns over quality of the application being tested with various stakeholders and ensure on-time and quality deliverables.
  • Analyzing the enhancements requested by end customers and ascertaining feasibility of implementation thru triaging process with various stakeholders.
  • Facilitated Triage meetings to discuss and expedite resolutions of blocking defects, establish next steps and resolve impediments on behalf of the team. Assisted with prioritization and resolution of defects.
  • Provided weekly testing status of various programs to management including progress and action plans for addressing risks/issues/changes.

Confidential

QA Leadiness

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for E2E testing of different claim process in disability segment.
  • Ownership for: Test strategy, Test planning, QA team deliverables.
  • Define and own the QA methodology with metrics-driven continuous improvement and publish the QA automation processes, best practices, automation frameworks, data management strategy.
  • Performed complex functional, application, and regression tests, planned and implemented automated testing along with timely releases of product and production escalation patches.
  • Work closely with the project manager to ensure projects were implemented on schedule.
  • Work closely with testers validating that all requirements for a project were met.
  • Managed any issues/defects within a project to ensure timely and accurate resolutions were delivered.
  • Played key role in significant improvements in productivity, quality and zero customer complaints.
  • Estimate test effort using TUEM model, Scheduling & Tracking - MPP.
  • Sending regular status updates to client and delivery managers.

Confidential

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • End-to-End bottom line responsibility for the project delivery from offshore, involved in project planning, resource management, client coordination, ensuring the quality and timely delivery to meet customer expectations.
  • Reviewed requirements, specifications and documentation to understand the project, processes to be certified, developed a test automation strategy, and successfully implemented QTP.
  • Estimate test effort, Scheduling & Tracking - MPP.
  • Planning resources, assigning various tasks, and monitoring the work against timelines.
  • Conducting system integration testing and supporting user acceptance testing.
  • Established QA Test Plans, Test Cases, Traceability Metrics and Test Summary documents.
  • Engages and initiates change leadership to ensure project acceptance.
  • Raised issues, questions and concerns on requirements.
  • Reported discrepancies and followed through to ensure that all issues are resolved.
  • Build a knowledge repository of all knowledge gathered over a period and leverage the same in the day-to-day maintenance as well as in value-added initiatives to the Business.

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