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Senior Project Manager/scrum Master Resume

Chicago, IL

CAREER SUMMARY:

  • Working in the capacity of Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master for the leading specialty retailer in the United States which serves 58 countries and more than 4000 locations.
  • Worked for world’s largest option exchange, nation's diversified national healthcare company and for a leading global financial services firm, leader in investment banking, financial services for consumer and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management and private equity.
  • Extensive end - to-end systems delivery experience directing the enterprise development services, managing the technology teams from definition phase through implementation with clients in the financial, healthcare and retail industries.

KEY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Software: Eclipse, JDeveloper, SVN, Github, Microsoft Project, Visio, Jira, Mercury Test Director, Clear Case, ClearQuest, PVCS, Turnover, Visual Paradigm, Together J, Rational Rose, Teamwork, Accurev, Toad, ERWin, Splunk, Android Studio, GitHub, SVN

Languages: Java, Phyton, C, RPG/400, ILE RPG, CL/400

Technologies: MVC Architecture, J2EE Design Patterns, UML, Servlets, Portlets, JSP, Tiles, JSTL, EJB, MDB, JMS JNDI, JDBC, Java Beans, JTS, JAXB, JAXP, Junit, JProbe, JMeter, SOAP, REST, Ant, Maven, Jenkins, JQUERY, JSON, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, ZCloud, AWS, RPA, UiPath

Framework: Struts, Hibernate, Spring, Beehive, BEA Portal Framework, Hadoop, Angular.js, Node.js , Android, Tensor Flow

Web Technologies: HTML, DHTML, Java Script, XML, XSLT, CSS

Application and Web Servers: WebLogic, Websphere, JRun, JBoss, Tomcat

Packages: SiteMinder, WebMethods, Infinium, JBA, Stellant, BPCS, Confluence

Databases: Oracle (10i, 9i, 8i), UDB (DB2) Cassandra, NoSQL, MySQL, MongoDB

Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP, OS/400, Linux, Unix, Windows

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all Product development, Technology and Enterprise Applications. Provide design and architecture directions to build highly available, high performing scalable systems. Support Multi-Channel/Integrated initiatives by driving projects that bring maximum return on investments
  • Responsible for leading the engineering teams using Agile/SCRUM/SDLC methodologies to assure that the projects are implemented using a consistent framework that follows technical standards and at the same time meets business scope, budget and project timeframes
  • Leads the support for all current and planned development projects through IT Portfolio, lifecycle and governance processes. Manages vendor and partner relationships related to development and integration activities, ensuring that deliverables are provided and/or received on time and within scope and budget
  • Responsible for implementing Jenkins solution for Source Code Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Automated Deployment, Release Management Activities
  • Partner with SDM, DevOps support to build and support managed services capability to provide continuous integration and automatic deployments with integrated monitoring and cloud readiness for hybrid customers
  • Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in agile methodology. Manage sprint release deliverables and proactively identifies and resolves impediments to ensure sprint release stays on track and updates sprint activities in agile planning and execution tracking tool
  • Provide ongoing oversight during feature/user story grooming and sprint development
  • Create and lead effective scrum events/exercises. Work with product manager in grooming the product backlog and align the upcoming sprints.
  • Working with business analysts, development, QA, DevOps teams to optimize processes. Identify process improves to get more involved throughout the software development lifecycle and work closely with the team to implement improvements in the development process to help improve quality and team productivity. Post release work with teams to assure that outstanding issues are reviewed and prioritized and that regression test cases are properly updated and included as part of future test cycles
  • Define product roadmaps and timelines for all required functionality including a variety of payment options, fraud, and warehouse inventory integration and providing order/sales details to downstream financial systems
  • Defining production release schedules and coordinating with other online technology teams and service providers to assure proper alignment of release dates and required functionalities
  • Work with the development, QA, DevOps in managing versions of release components, environments, branches and merge schedules.
  • Work with product owners, business analysts to determine requirements for Mobile (IOS/Android) teams, Work with Android/backend/QA teams to implement the features using relevant approaches and tools.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all Product development, Technology and Enterprise Applications. Provided design and architecture directions to build highly available, high performing scalable systems. Supported Multi-Channel/Integrated initiatives by driving projects that bring maximum return on investments
  • Led the engineering teams using Agile/SCRUM/SDLC methodologies to assure that the projects are implemented using a consistent framework that follows technical standards and at the same time meets business scope, budget and project timeframes
  • Managed the current and planned development projects through IT Portfolio, lifecycle and governance processes. Managed vendor and partner relationships related to development and integration activities, ensuring that deliverables are provided and/or received on time and within scope and budget
  • Responsible for developing, promoting, and utilize the best practices to develop scalable applications and business continuity strategies while protecting revenue streams
  • Established development and operational quality metrics and monitored through dashboards for up to date visibility
  • Worked with both development and QA teams to optimize processes. Identify process improves to get QA more involved throughout the software development lifecycle and work closely with the team to implement improvements in the development process to help improve quality and QA team productivity. Post release work with teams to assure that outstanding issues are reviewed and prioritized and that regression test cases are properly updated and included as part of future test cycles
  • Led team in QA planning, reviewing test cases, prioritizing defects and doing risk assessments and change management. Established daily check point calls to review status. Coordinated with other teams and escalate with third party systems as needed to help to remove roadblocks and assure that issues are being resolved in order to meet planned software delivery timeframes
  • Defined product roadmaps and timelines for all required functionality including a variety of payment options, fraud, and warehouse inventory integration and providing order/sales details to downstream financial systems
  • Defined production release schedules and coordinating with other online technology teams and service providers to assure proper alignment of release dates and required functionalities
  • Responsible for budgeting, resource planning for onsite FTE's and contractor resources in addition to working with offshore project leads to plan, assign and track offshore development productivity.
  • Participated in IT services negotiations and agreements that result in the creation of Service Level Agreements

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included providing technical and project leadership for a large, multiphase project to replace the existing IBM WebSphere Post Order processing system with a new internally developed solution. This system provides a single, integrated backend platform for all Sears Holdings Corporation websites including Kmart.com, Sears.com and other smaller properties such as SearsOutlet.com and Sears Commercial
  • Led the engineering teams using Agile/SCRUM methodologies in managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously in a semi-matrix organization
  • Responsible for implementing application support including bug tracking processes, issue resolution and on-call support processes and procedures
  • Performed Support Ticket analysis to identify and implement improvements, report findings, data to senior leadership
  • Implemented Jenkins solution for Source Code Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Automated Deployment
  • Worked with both business and engineering teams to prioritize project requests and infrastructure enhancements
  • Managed operational and communication impacts of planned changes, outages and technology emergencies for internal and external clients
  • Responsible for budgeting, resource planning in addition to working with offshore project leads to plan, assign and track offshore development productivity

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Was responsible for leading multi-tiered full lifecycle portal application using the J2EE Architecture. Teamwork is web-based project management tool that is based on Agile/Scrum methodologies that implements the CBOE’s process for project management. This tool incorporates project management, time accounting, task tracking to user, defect and enhancement tracking with relationship to release cycles, projections and actual costing for allocated projects. This tool provides integration of all tools on a common data repository, management visibility and traceability
  • Managed architectural design, reviews and consultation throughout the lifecycle of business application development projects from project definition, technical feasibility assessment, requirements analysis, prototyping, architecture definition, system design, development, quality assurance to production deployment
  • Managed the planning and coordination for the creation, integration and operation of software systems. Managed all aspects of estimation, planning, execution and delivery for each release
  • Lead Offshore initiative and successfully expanded global footprint of application development and support in Vietnam and established global delivery practices and processes

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Technology Manager

Responsibilities:

  • My Online Services are intended to expand the company’s online member services. It equips members through the creation of an interactive Personal Health Record (PHR), cost and quality tools and targeted health content. The PHR aggregates data on a member’s health history and status from members, providers and health plans. This allows the company to meet the emerging demands for transparency posed by the federal government and regulatory standards
  • Managed architectural design, reviews and consultation throughout the lifecycle of business application development projects from project definition, technical feasibility assessment, requirements analysis, prototyping, architecture definition, system design, development, quality assurance to production deployment
  • Was responsible for managing, planning and defining global application architecture, development process and quality assurance strategies
  • Developed and maintained an effective department through proper staff selection,, mentoring and assignment of personnel. Foster employee communication and involvement
  • Conducted individual performance reviews and manages career development for team members
  • Responsible for coaching, guiding and mentoring development team members to ensure proper direction and personnel development

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Was responsible for leading multi-tiered full lifecycle service Engine using the J2EE Architecture.
  • Marketing Resource Management System is used as an application for business planning across all formats, integrated across marketing, merchandise, stores, customer experience and inventory management
  • Worked with product teams to determine objectives, scope, business and technology requirements
  • Managed architectural design, reviews and consultation throughout the lifecycle of business application development projects from project definition, technical feasibility assessment, requirements analysis, prototyping, architecture definition, system design, development, quality assurance to production deployment
  • Played a key role regarding business needs by managing resources for the application development group. Participated in business prioritization of work and developed plan to effectively respond to the demand. Monitored the development process and ensured quality standards are met

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • This Application is used to derive credit RWA (Risk Weighted Assets) and capital estimates using Basel II. Basel II represents the existing regulatory capital framework through which the financial institution is required to calculate and report Risk Weighted Assets (RWA) to the appropriate regulatory agencies on a quarterly basis
  • Co-ordinated validation activities with project members including end users, development technology support and change control. Assists with managing the scope of projects through change requests during functional test cycle
  • Interfaced with and acts as the liaison between the client, technical personnel, Global quality assurance and test staff to successfully execute and complete the validation process
  • Managed the implementation of the various releases of the multi-tiered full lifecycle Customer Knowledge Center (CKC) Application using the Struts Framework and J2EE Design Patterns
  • Managed multi-tiered full lifecycle applications for the commercial banking lines of business like the TMO Assignment, Portfolio Tracking System using the MVC and J2EE Design Patterns

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with business and technical personnel to understand the business requirements to lead the development strategy and execution
  • Worked on the evaluation and selection from existing and emerging technologies the options best fitting business and IT strategic needs
  • Provided project leadership for all the phases of the project life cycle for the custom analysis, development and implementation of the Payable Ledger (P/L) module, part of the Infinium accounting package
  • Provided project leadership in all phases of the project life cycle for the analysis, development and implementation of the material safety stock system. This involved understanding the inventory module of the JBA (ERP) software
  • Was responsible for analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of the mortgage loan tracking system and interfacing with the American Sterling Insurance management system
  • Mediated competing requirements that stood between the company objectives and the need of users and the departments

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