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Senior Project Manager Program Manager- Professional Services Redwood City, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Providing innovative and progressive expertise in project management field
  • Motivated and results - focused project management professional with 15 years’ of experience spearheading complex and effective projects at large organizations, including software development, program management, test management using waterfall and agile methodology.
  • Effectively managed the cross functional teams and has successfully delivered critical projects on time, on budget and with desired results.
  • Possess a combination of at least 10 years of project management, team leadership, and Information technology skills.
  • Ability to catalyze lucrative results while complying with budget and time constraints.
  • Efficaciously managed complex development programs with budgets of up to $16 million.
  • Successfully implemented product inception until product deployment a phase worth USD 5MM.
  • Proven track record of producing complex project deliverables within time and budget, using best practice methodologies like Agile Scrum, Waterfall and CI.
  • Accomplished cross functional team sizes of up to 75 members; resources included project managers, business analysts, engineers, QA team and infrastructure teams.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Requirement Analysis
  • Process Improvements
  • Resource Management
  • Motivational Leadership
  • Team Building & Mentoring
  • Project/Program Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Software Implementation
  • Functional Test Specialist
  • Full Lifecycle Management
  • Budgeting & Cost Reduction
  • Stakeholder Communication
  • Data Migration
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Customer Relationship
  • Production Deployment
  • Loan Origination System

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: JIRA,QC, HP QTP, Wiki, SQL, MS Office Tools, MS Project, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, MS Excel, and MS Visio, Mavenlink

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Redwood city, CA

Senior Project Manager/Program Manager- Professional Services

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for doing the initial kickoff, requirements gathering with business users and stakeholders
  • Responsible for writing and getting the SOW, Change orders signed and approved.
  • Experience managing SaaS based Cloud and On prem implementations
  • Responsible for conducting the Fit/Gap Analysis with the Product, Implementation and the customer team and plan for enhancements/changes to the product
  • Responsible for Infrastructure setup working closely with the Technical consultant and Customer stakeholders
  • Lead and managed cross functional development in Java/J2EE from design thru delivery
  • Managed remote teams to deliver projects and services in sync with launch timelines
  • Involved in the design review, architecture review, Infrastructure and installation reviews
  • Effectively and efficiently managed the Change control Process for any scope creeps and new requirements
  • Responsible for resource planning, resource utilization, and budget management
  • Responsible for managing vendor/partners across multiple locations to implement the product
  • Managed and successfully implemented various data migration projects
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the overall and end to end Project & Implementation Plan.
  • Work closely with business users/stakeholders and tech team during the SIT and UAT phase
  • Responsible for managing defects and organizing daily triage calls
  • Responsible for hosting the GO/NO GO calls with all the stakeholders prior to production implementations.
  • Hands on experience in Jira, Confluence and Atlassian tools
  • Expert in using MS Projects
  • Responsible for precise and crisp communication with senior management on Status, Risk and change control
  • Prepared MSR, QSR and Facilitated Steering committee meetings
  • Prepared Weekly, monthly financial and status reports including the ETC and EAC of the project

Confidential, San Mateo, CA

Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Interfacing with and reporting status to high level executive management internally and with end customer.
  • Work with Business sponsor/technology sponsor in writing the project charters and with customer to get the SOW written and approved
  • Successfully created project roadmap and release plan for a 4 year long program working with product owner
  • Interfacing with external vendors and development team, infrastructure, network and production support team for successful product development and implementation.
  • Risk management, procurement management and Customer management are efficiently done
  • Implemented many process improvements to streamline project activities and business process which accelerated the time to market products (RAD - Rapid Application Development).
  • Successfully completed many production releases by coordinating with push engineers, DBA team and tech team.
  • Cost, time and scope management for 4 releases in parallel.

Confidential, San Mateo, CA

Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately prepared and maintained project plan.
  • Practically managed requirement analysis till project rolls out.
  • Processed streamlining and milestone tracking that impact the overall project.
  • Continuously communicated with the team and management through status calls and reports.
  • Project closure and metrics reporting

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Risk analysis and mitigation to improve project efficiency.
  • Proactive management from requirement analysis till project rolls out.
  • Improved automation maturity by increasing more coverage, less manual intervention and manual testers trained in automation.
  • Accomplished teams in various geographic locations with a proven track record of completing projects on time and within budget.

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and conduct multiple complex software engineering activities
  • Create and participate in software planning and estimating, status monitoring and reporting
  • Contributed software engineering expertise in the development of products through the software lifecycle, from requirements definition through successful deployment.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and processed for various automation testing initiatives.
  • Accountable for implementing best practices and value adds within the team focusing the application pain areas.
  • Worked with automation team in developing automation test suite.
  • Performed design reviews for continuous improvement in meeting client goals and needs.

Confidential

System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Updating functional and technical specification documents according to change request.
  • Testing new functionalities developed.
  • Feasibility and impact analysis for new change requests.

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