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It Project Manager Resume

Buffalo, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Dedicated to on - time and within budget delivery of technical and creative efforts in support of company objectives.
  • Driven, goal-oriented professional working since 2001 in information technology, including digital media production / post-production, web and app development (content management systems), and infrastructure. Project and product management experience within a range of highly competitive industries including banking, media and communications, education, arts & entertainment, and most recently healthcare.
  • Well versed in all process groups and knowledge areas of project management lifecycle (PMLC) and software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Proven experience leading projects with budgets under and above $5 million, from initiation / creating the project charter, to stakeholder discovery, collecting requirements, request for proposal (RFP), design and execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
  • Focused on building relationships and promoting team collaboration between the various groups of business, technology, and vendors to drive results and achieve business, project and organizational objectives.
  • Experience in managing cross-functional, onshore, offshore / remote, collocated, distributed, multicultural teams.
  • Expertise in Agile, Scrum, Iterative, Waterfall and hybrid project management methodologies. Excel at driving complex initiatives to completion, analyzing and synthesizing (project) information into high level visual representations such as roadmap with project timeline, milestones, workflows, and status reports.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Project Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Iterative

Tools: CA PPM, MS Office, MS Project, EPM (Enterprise Project Manager), SharePoint, Jira, HP QC (HP Quality Center), TFS (Team Foundation Server), Asana, Trello, Visio, Adobe Creative, FileNet ICN, FileNet Workplace, Sitecore, Adobe AEM, WordPress, Custom CMS (Content Management System), Custom VAM (Video Asset Management), Convera, Intralinks, FTP, Aspera, Limelight, Akamai, Brightcove.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

IT Project Manager

  • Road mapping and driving Regulatory projects (2015 CHERT, Promoting Interoperability aka Meaningful Use) to achieve preliminary and final Attestation deadlines
  • Implementing Agile at the team level (pet project), piloting the Infrastructure / Platform team (completed phase 1)
  • Contributor to help improve Project Management Office (PMO) processes and procedures

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Project Manager

  • Slashed Request for Proposal (RFP) completion time from six months (initial baseline) to four months.
  • Achieved successful closure of projects within 10% of time and budget.
  • Implemented Agile techniques / played Scrum Master role to collect business and technical requirements, drive consensus, and deliver fast results across multiple technology groups.

Business Analyst

  • Created functional specifications, development plans, and user guides.
  • Successfully managed user acceptance testing (UAT) and obtained business sign off.
  • Successfully closed all projects on time and within budget.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Project Manager
  • Managed the communication between creative / technical, remote, teams to ensure the completion of deliverables in time and budget.
  • Created / updated project plan and project documentation.
  • Released cycles of web redesign / delivered the completed project ahead of planned schedule.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Project Manager

  • Improved cross-functional information dissemination, across both internal and external stakeholder groups, by controlling project scope, troubleshooting issues, escalating non-responders, and tracking progress.
  • Reduced project risks through a systematic assessment and mediation of threats to scope, timeline, and budget.
  • Achieved the on-time completion of all projects, within scope and budget.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Product Analyst

  • Overlapped Scrum Master and Product Owner roles to write user stories, drive enhancements and upgrades to the software application.
  • Successfully analyzed and interpreted brand exposure data analytics to create case studies presentations for clients (NHL, NFL and LPGA).
  • Correctly predicted product was not ready for the market and required further development before release.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Project / Programming Manager

  • Overlapped Scrum Master and Product Owner roles to create user stories, manage backlog, assign Jira tickets, track progress, and advance user acceptance testing (UAT).
  • Managed two daily stand-ups (front-end and back-end engineering teams), sprint reviews and retrospectives.
  • Assessed market to create up-sell opportunities through joint client/vendor product solution.

Video Encoding Specialist

  • Optimized video tools and specifications to create and publish highest quality content and video streaming.
  • Innovated the first-ever company video lab for processing, converting and streaming video content.

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