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Agile Program Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Executive leader leveraging business, technology, strategic leadership and management insights to rapidly and successfully transform business vision to business value.Innovative and results - driven leader focused on achieving exceptional results in highly competitive environments that demand continuous improvement.
  • Expert in driving product, process and technology improvements while building partnerships with key business decision makers.
  • Certified PMP and CSM working with top tier Investment Banks - defining requirements; led program implementations using technologies eg: (J2EE, EAI, data science, big data, columnar DBs, SOA, Hadoop, UML, messaging, ERP, CEP).
  • Working continually with C-level executives, very senior management.
  • Led engagements from $3-120 mm spearheading next generation technologies.
  • Built 30-60-90 day action plans/roadmaps and executed/blueprinted them for multiple firms to help reduce TCO and achieve higher profitability.
  • Transformed and executed multiple asset classes risk frameworks (credit, market, counterparty) - GRAIN, RICE, Insights for Valuation, MoLAN applications etc. Cross savings across multiple organizations exceeded 55 mm.
  • Achieved business savings > 40 mm leading big data Business strategy ideation and managed Data Lakes, cloud initiatives for storage, cross-sell, risk measurement, regulatory reporting, valuation, analytics and fraud detection.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Strategy planning and execution, Executive team leadership, CoEs, jumpstarting global practices, optimizing operations, leading complex turnarounds with focus on ROI, building strong relationships with different businesses, risk, IT with excellent negotiating, mediating, influencing, conflict resolution skills. Strong background in definition, execution and management of all aspects of software development(SDLC).

SKILLS SUMMARY:

  • Data collection and Storage, Analytics and Financial Software
  • Hadoop and components like HDFS, hive, HBase, Oozie, Pig, zookeeper, Sqoop, Flume, Hue, Mesos, Yarn, using MapR, Cloudera, Hortonworks, Pivotal, data lake etc.
  • Search -Solr, ElasticSearch, Lucene
  • Realtime Hadoop -Storm with Trident, Spark Streaming, Flink
  • Security -Voltage, Protegrity, Vormetric, Gazzang
  • ETL and data integration -Talend, Syncsort
  • Monitoring -Nagios, Ganglia
  • Docker, Puppet, Chef, Heroku
  • Pivotal, IBM Bluemix
  • Amazon EC2, Elastic MapReduce, Hadoop Cluster, Azure
  • TSA(Trading Solutions Architecture), OMS, EMS, DMA, Algorithmic trading, HFT and CEP

TECHNICAL SKILLS;

Columnar Databases and visualization tools: Vertica, Greenplum, MongoDB, Redshift, Cassandra, R, Revolution R, tableau, Pentaho, Qlikview, Datameer, Bigvis, Acunu, Platfora, SAS, Oracle, Sybase, SQL

Messaging: Tibco, MQ Series, Webmethods, SeeBeyond, JMS, Kafka, Kinesis

Java methodologies: Core Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, Maven, LDAP, SOA, SOAP, Jenkins, Nginx

Market Data: Reuters, Bloomberg, Telekurs, Markit etc.

Javascript Framework: Angularjs, Reactjs, Bootstrap

Architecture /services: TOGAF, Zachman, EA, SOA, CostXpert, SCA, grid computing, SaaS, Cloud computing

Application servers: Websphere, Weblogic, Jetty, Apache, Eclipse, JWS, iPlanet, JBoss, NetBeans

Business Modeling: Provision, ARIS, Bwise, Fuego, Rational, RUP, RSA, UML, TogetherSoft, Requisite Pro

Languages: K, R, Java, C++, VB, XML, C#, UML, C, SQL, WML, MatLab

Process modeling: UML, BPM, Rational Rose, Rational Suite, Visio, TogetherJ, RSA, RSM

Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Extreme Programming, RUP, CMMi, Waterfall, OOM, SOA, SDLC

Team collaboration: Jira, Confluence, bitbucket, bamboo, rally, Jenkins, github, trello

Project tools: MS Project, Clarity, Clarizen, Niku Workbench

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Agile Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Define project and program methodology for delivery of company initiatives, including Project Governance processes, standard tools & templates, financials, risk management, communications.
  • Lead role in planning, coordinating and facilitating projects from project initiation through completion. Ensure risk processes, programs and internal reports are developed, implemented and effectively administered.
  • Manage global architecture teams, formulate business strategy and technology architecture, patterns, standards, and product services with savings extending millions through innovative solutions.
  • Ensure the generation and maintenance of integrated project plans (options development, risks management, opportunities identification, timing) that reflect the approved balance of scope, time, and resources.
  • Deliver strategies for operations, project deliverables, milestones, recruitment, scope, best practices, maturity roadmap managing business expectations and responsibilities.
  • Track and report project progress to stakeholders and senior management. Prepare status reports and facilitate project meetings.
  • Lead and enrich the digital customer experience -customer personalization and generating digital demand, shorten and customize the card acquisition and approval process.
  • Coordinate the integrations, dependencies and deliverables, communications identifying and helping resolve impediments, for 30+ teams from Loyalty, Servicing, Communication, reporting, MR, benefits, card art etc.

Confidential

Sr. Strategist and Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the strategic technology big data and data science initiatives for life, group and individual insurance programs to transform the organization big data landscape and revitalize analytics solutions.
  • Lead the Central PMO working with business, Business Managers, IT stake holders.
  • Deliver strategies for operations, project deliverables, milestones, recruitment, scope, best practices, maturity roadmap managing business expectations and responsibilities.
  • Lead the team in vendor analysis and selection, stakeholder and business management. Manage the executive steering committee meetings with fortnightly updates. Have multiple planned releases.
  • Work effectively with internal and external clients, third party vendors, and senior management (Sr Director and VP levels) in the best-shore model.
  • Strategize, evaluate and build the integrated big data platform for risk management-LRM, Reinsurance management, loss control management. Policy account and plan management, Customer management, Product management.
  • Work with stakeholders, business and technical team to define the program charter, project plan and identify the requirements. Ensure project compliance to project management standard, technical and functional quality standards.
  • Prioritize programs and projects based on company objectives dealing with changing functional needs, resource capacity constraints, risk exposure, and interdependencies.
  • Actively engage with leadership from business case development through program delivery, ensure organizational alignment on scope, schedule, quality, benefits and implement and monitor appropriate controls to proactively deal with barriers to completion.
  • Lead the big data go-live initiative with methodology, requirements, data integration, data quality, data lineage, sandbox models working with finance, insurance, actuaries and business teams in scrum environment.
  • Maintain excellent communication with all levels of management both within and across organizations to ensure smooth running of all projects. Adhere to prescribed project management methodology, including required artifact creation, toll/phase-gate review and approval, risk and issues identification and mitigation, and change management process.

Confidential

Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise PMO

Responsibilities:

  • Key management and thought leadership for Enterprise Data Management. Conceptualize, envision and build the multi-generation targeted EDM strategy and roadmap for Big Data in agile framework.
  • Responsible to manage the overall technology program and project portfolio and be able to identify portfolio risks, barriers and dependencies.
  • Spearhead EPMO for program portfolios: Planning and Prioritization, plan the plan, thought leadership based on guiding principles and innovation, strategy+goals+objectives, PMO governance, key performance indicators, stakeholders buy-in, socialize the strategy, agile methods, scope definition, deliverables, business benefits, evaluation, risk management, monitoring and tracking, reporting and scorecard and visibility, ROI analysis.
  • Evaluate complex situations for program portfolios and identify viable solutions creating successful outcomes. Hosting meetings, taking meeting notes, and documenting action items.
  • Aligned IT strategy with business strategy, proposing business plans, top management and business stake-holder interaction, strategy formulation and execution, budgeting, formulating operating policies.
  • Manage global architecture teams, formulate business strategy and technology architecture, patterns, standards, and product services with savings extending millions through innovative solutions.
  • Strategic leadership role, create partnerships with senior leaders and management, lead transformation and mindset change. Hire, motivate and mentor talent, customer delivery, technology integration and result-driven ROI approach.
  • Partnered with business leadership and managing program delivery across internal IT, third party vendors and service providers. Successfully deliver the programs with 5 vendors-2 onsite and 3 offshore.
  • Ensure adherence to the company approved project management methodology to plan, execute, monitor and control project implementation using techniques from both waterfall and agile/scrum methodologies.
  • Develop model for identification, prioritization and governance of large-scale, cross-organizational projects and initiatives across PMO charter.

Confidential

Sr. Global Program Director

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with stakeholders on budget planning for 2014(total ISGT budget was 1.4 bn), leading implementation of programs and delivery of the same with Program Area Group Heads while reducing the TCO.
  • Led the central PMO team for programs, data governance. Manage and report to critical stakeholders on progress, perform quarterly updates, build value metrics and make informed decisions that maximize returns across enterprise programs. Efficient use of onsite-offshore model with innovative solutions.
  • Responsible for program assessment, recommendations, suggestions, areas of improvement, audit and assurance. Define IT financial metrics, budget analysis and service delivery functions. Lead business processes and technology transformation. Define GODEM, maturity road map and risk mitigation strategy and change management processes.
  • Deliver strategies for operations, project deliverables, milestones, recruitment, scope, best practices.
  • Coach and counseled teams to translate customer and organizational objectives and critical success factors into actionable business, organization and technology strategies.
  • Ensure the generation and maintenance of integrated project plans (options development, risk management, opportunities identification, timing) that reflect the approved balance of scope, time, and resources.
  • Work as programs coordinator for COO on budgets, programs implementation, program statuses, project health, and turning around amber and red projects.
  • Lead the Global Commerce Model-Big Data Portfolio designed to implement trade and asset representation across all asset classes. End-to-end trade capture through risk management to the subledger as a “Single Source of Truth”.
  • Spearhead the central PMO / portfolio for Pioneer Prime, Risk Consolidation, DSL, RICE and GRAIN portfolio of programs for global portfolio transformations using Big Data.
  • Led the SDLC and PLC implementation initiatives for all ISGT and CTS programs-a global rollout.
  • Prepare, analyze and report enterprise wide report to the senior management; including but not limited to: Planned Vs Actual for Programs Cost, Schedule, Budget and Milestone Progress.
  • Tasked with implementing standards, procedures and associated toolsets for program management, process and reporting (PMPR)-firmwide initiative to standardize all project management processes and practices.

Confidential

Sr. Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led global and offshore teams for Front Office, Middle Office and Back Office across asset(FI and Equities) classes. Assisting clients for integration with middle office and back office systems, message confirmations and payment configuration, collateral management.
  • Provide support to IT leadership in portfolio management operations including budgeting, financial reconciliation, vendor management and procurement. Establish a PMO to manage risks, address quality considerations, develop management methodologies and proactive communications of projects and task status.
  • Spearhead new trade capture and STP system recording 2.3B+ option ticks daily reducing TCO by 15 mm/year using a unique multi-scale simulation technique and complex data science analytics.
  • Insights for valuation: Managed the data science program building an investment recommendation platform based on different sources (equity/bond researches, twitter, estimize, finviz, the street, stock charts, recommendations etc. and portfolio diagnostics). Major milestone reported by Wall Street Journal.
  • Initiate, develop project plans, specify strategy, staffing goals and schedule, mitigate risks, review contingency plans, allocation of the available resources, business process management and integration strategy.
  • Evaluate project and program performance across IT with key performance indicators and develop action plans to achieve performance goals.
  • Initiate and deliver the integration framework for market data feeds, order management systems, middleware technologies, and databases. Built input adapters for event updates and multiple event processing.
  • Defined the project deadlines, WBS, project plans for multiple and interactive projects.
  • Conceptualized and transformed the Equity derivatives real time risk management framework.

Confidential

Vice President

Responsibilities:

  • Co-developed a global expansion strategy for the Global Electronic Trading Services with detailed revenue models, capital investment projections, strategic roadmap and annual growth forecasts of over $45 mm. for 60 exchanges.
  • Successfully drive the planning, architecture, development of projects in equities, rates.
  • Spearhead the trade services for direct execution via combination of institutional proprietary trading tools and relationships with OMS, EMS and DMA providers. Concept to realization of the BIG reference data model with budget of $14 mm.
  • Assessed, analyzed and transformed service initiatives, product/technology releases, methodology rollout and solution delivery. Create new methodologies, reusable components and blueprints, best practices and delivery alliances.
  • Set-up the core PMO responsible for delivery, evaluation and risk mitigation of key programs.
  • Responsible for global derivatives operations. Functional responsibilities included middle office, core operations, technology and GCRR group.
  • Built the future state trading system-functional and architecture. This will combine equity and fixed income systems along with risk management and trade execution, trade capture and settlement including OBS transactions.
  • Strategic business planning, vendor management, negotiating strategic deals, building executive relationships, planning and budgeting to support the business, delivery and project management.

Confidential

Vice President

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for deliveries, manage client expectations through project managers, ensure all quality processes are followed. Setting up a PMO, responding to RFPs, regular program/project review with clients, target setting.
  • Transform the operations of a major bank, leading a team of 70+ employees and client resources across organizational change, business process reengineering and technology delivery.
  • Charged with providing leadership and coordination of enterprise-wide impact assessments, strategic option analyses, planning, and activities to ensure compliance with the new regulations.

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