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Iteration Manager Resume

Amherst, TX

SUMMARY:

PMP Certified, Solutions - focused, performance-driven professional eager to contribute technical expertise as well as dynamic Program/Project Management, Systems Analysis, Business Integration and Process Enhancement talents toward supporting employer operations. Offering over 10 years’ IT experience in planning, directing and implementing critical projects focused on innovative information technology and end-user solutions. Results-driven leader who effectively builds, trains and leads top-performing teams. Expertise in developing and executing strategic policies, procedures, processes, and methodologies to optimize performance. Cost-effectively administer multi-million dollar budgets and assets. Dynamic skills in client interfacing, facilities planning/provisioning and vendor relations. Proficiently steer projects from concept through delivery.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Iteration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage large projects and internal efforts for the Kryptonites line. Examples of projects are Next generation web browser, Interaction Management and marketing coalition.
  • Lead agile two-speed IT team to support quick turn around projects and continuous improvement items.
  • Design and maintain project plans and documentation including project scope, work break down and risk documents.
  • Manage day to day activities of project team to budget and schedule using Clarity
  • Manage multiple software development projects coming into the Fusion line.
  • Liason with project managers in support of larger initiatives
  • Lead project troika to develop high level plans in support of build and run lines
  • Act as gateway and facilitator between customer and technical resources.
  • Mentor and help to facilitate a learning environment for the project team.
  • Provide HR feedback for project team.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead on and offshore project teams in a matrixed environment - both virtual and in person teams.
  • Design and maintain project plans and documentation including project scope, work break down and risk documents.
  • Make extensive use of Microsoft Project to manage day to day project tasks and WBS.
  • Manage day to day activities of project team to budget and schedule.
  • Manage multiple software and hardware projects for a large government customer.
  • Manage vendor activities to scope of work, budget and quality.
  • Work with systems analysts and architects to develop technical specification to plan and execute projects.
  • Act as gateway and facilitator between customer and technical resources.
  • Mentor and help to facilitate a learning environment for the project team.
  • Provide HR feedback for project team at end of project.
  • Works on the account that manages the state of Georgia infrastructure.

Confidential, Amherst TX

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led on and offshore project teams.
  • Designed and maintained project plans and documentation including project scope, work break down and risk documents.
  • Used Microsoft Project to manage project deliverables.
  • Managed day to day activities of project team to budget and schedule.
  • Managed vendor activities to scope of work, budget and quality.
  • Calculated earned value and manage projects using EVM techniques.
  • Reported project progress to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Used SharePoint to interact with team members across multiple disciplines and areas.
  • Led project to design and install online payment system for insurance company.
  • Led project to update billing system for an insurance company converting to a DB2 system from VSAM.
  • Participated in software system reviews, identifying and addressing existing and potential issues and create proactive repairs, upgrades and enhancements for optimal results.

Confidential

IT Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Contributed dynamic leadership skills in managing mission critical IT projects across multiple businesses/divisions while leading and motivating 10 IT staff, playing an instrumental role in the development of top performing team members.
  • Reported to senior executives on status of IT projects and strategic plan.
  • Managed projects following triple cons theory using MS Project.
  • Cost-effectively allocated, administered and controlled $1.2M budget.
  • Managed IT vendors from RFP through acceptance of deliverables.
  • Administered SharePoint site for company.
  • Strategically defined, developed and executed corporate-wide hardware and software standards instrumental to boosting productivity, efficiency and quality of multi-site operations.
  • Applied IT expertise, as well as administrative talents, toward strategically developing and implementing policies and processes that optimized containment of threats, risks and vulnerabilities compromising computing environment integrity.
  • Steered the structuring and implementation of results-driven information system policies and procedures as well as the selection, procurement, installation, configuration and maintenance of servers, workstations and other computer hardware, substantially improving performance.
  • Developed and maintain Customer and internal facing websites Using ASP.net, XML and MS SQL server.

Confidential

Lead IT Application Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Led project to develop a GIS system using Informatica, Business Objects, Java, DB2 stored procedures and a DB2 warehouse.
  • Manage vendor relationships from RFP through end of project and continue to maintain contacts with key vendors.
  • Exhibited solid leadership qualities in managing development teams of 5-15 people for various projects, with strong focus on optimizing productivity, efficiency and performance.
  • Led project to install and customize security and project management applications for the Pune India office. This involved working with offshore project team.
  • Demonstrated advanced communication and interpersonal relation skills in building, establishing and managing key vendor relationships from request for proposal through ongoing support of applications.
  • Conducted comprehensive review and analysis of industry trends and technologies to maintain up to date systems for corporate security and project management departments.
  • Improved efficiencies, security and best practices by directly, mentoring and motivating employees.
  • Relied upon to lend expertise toward leading multiple IT projects through full SDLC that ranged from 1,000 to 10,000-hour projects, spanning multiple years.
  • Used MS Project and Primavera to manage projects.

Confidential

Software Developer III

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw an 8-member team of Mainframe Developers in support of complex projects.
  • Managed software system reviews, identified and addressed existing and potential issues and created proactive repairs, upgrades and enhancements for optimal results.
  • Strategically planned and coordinated schedule and budget to maximize use of resources while controlling costs and meeting company needs.
  • Innovatively designed, developed and implemented COBOL programs to print images captured by ePEN, directly resulting in increased efficiency, a reduction of 150 man-hours of work per cycle and eliminated the need to handle documents after the scanners read them.
  • Designed and programmed custom COBOL programs in support of large scale state sponsored testing environment.
  • Created online CICS screens for interactive editing of Scantron forms.
  • Maintained DB2 databases and accessed the tables through embedded SQL.
  • Automated file creation through the design and execution of COBOL programs, resulting in a repeatable process and an approximate reduction of 20 hours development time.
  • Collaboratively worked with senior management and cross-functional teams to develop best practices and standard operating procedures.

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