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Sr. Agile Project Manager/ Release Train Engineer Resume

Mclean, VA

SUMMARY:

  • 15 + yrs. of total experience in the field of information technology and executing IT projects successfully.
  • I have lead successfully development projects focused on Secondary Mortgage, Digital media, Sales & Marketing, eCommerce, Infrastructure, re - build Architecture & Cloud Solutions, Telecommunications, Digital Mobile Marketing, Big Data Platform, CRM, Retail, Consumer Insights, BI & Analytics, Financial Reporting, Customer Experience enhancements, Data-warehousing, Insurance and Web/Mobile applications.
  • A multi-skilled project management professional with a track record of successfully managed end-to-end execution of complex projects in various environments
  • A responsible leader, Safe Certified Release Train Engineer (RTE)/ Scrum Master with extensive experience in scrum methodology, coached lean agile framework to team members, and mentored highly capable teams
  • Worked in agile teams to improve project deliverables quality, continuous Integration, and delivery
  • Provided coaching and mentoring on developing and maturing agile mindset, and helped teams to be self-organized to solve problems
  • Well versed in PMBOK knowledge areas such as project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communication, stakeholder and risk management etc. Have experience in working with in PMO organization
  • Managed and delivered SDLC projects using Agile, RUP, and Waterfall methodologies with deep understanding for project and client needs in delivering business solutions
  • Strong technical background sufficient to understand the technologies and technical issues involved with the project
  • Managed project budgets,resource allocations, vendor cost management, reconciliations, actuals reporting, and forecasting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management, worked directly with ABC staff (from C level executives to technical teams) to present project goals and to get approvals
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Project/Business processes Tools: BaseCamp, Dapulse, JIRA, MS Project, Confluence, Teamwork, Smart sheet, IBM Rational tool, Version One, Rational Rose, Rational Requisite Pro, Enterprise Architect, MS Visio, MS- Office, Plan View

Databases/BI Tools: SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, Hadoop, Data Lake, Micro Strategy, Tableau, Cognos, Clara View, Business Objects

Project/Platform Development: E-commerce, AWS Could, Social Media, Product based Web Portal & Advanced Analytics Platforms

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, McLean, VA

Sr. Agile Project Manager/ Release Train Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Confidential Enterprise Data Strategy & Governance projects and supported the Master Data Management (MDM) capability through Agile framework
  • Managed key enterprise largest initiatives like CSP (Common Security Platform), Imagin, Trading systems, Loan/Contract APP’s, Mortgage Backed Securities, etc..
  • Delivered projects through Modern delivery approach ( Confidential new initiative) and trained teams to practice Scaled Agile framework
  • Managed and optimized the flow of value through the program using various tools, such as the Program Kanbans and Score boards
  • Facilitated Program Increments (PI) and communicated the annual calendars for Iterations
  • Aggregated Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and published them for visibility and transparency
  • Facilitated the team at the Scrum of Scrums meeting to report progress against burn down, reported impediments for escalation, identified risks/concerns to the program team to help resolve
  • Facilitated System demos, tracked impediments and escalated if needed
  • Encouraged the collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects
  • Managed ART (Agile Release Train), and helped Product manager, product owners to scope the releases
  • Worked with program architects and champions to design deployment roadmap
  • Conducted needed agile ceremonies such as daily standup, PI planning, PI Retros, System Demos, Scrum of Scrums, and Product Owner Syncs
  • Maintained agile boards in agile tools like Jira, created sprint boards for teams to add tasks and updated the progress along. Assisted Product Owner with backlog maintenance and accepting each Iteration in Kanban board
  • Aggressively addressed roadblocks and enabled team to focus on deliverables. And Communicated constantly with team, IT Management and Business
  • Also, managed Confidential PMO IT project management deliverables and maintained team LOE’s, schedule, resource allocations in Planview, weekly budget forecast reporting, project reports, etc.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Sr. Product Owner/ Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as a Product Owner for the GRC system, managed requirements and development work
  • Maintained backlog items and prioritization in agile project management application (Jira)
  • Performed all agile ceremonies like daily standups, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives, etc.
  • Also, acted as a Scrum Master managing the scrum team and performing agile meetings
  • Tracked and monitored point allocation and testing completion for agile program
  • Facilitated stakeholder meetings related to application development and product management, created meeting summaries and action item list s
  • Prepared drafts o f SDLC documents and project schedules (e.g. Vision document, project plan, project scope presentation documents with project roadmap, etc.)
  • Provided information on project status and activities to stakeholder s

Confidential, McLean, VA

Sr. Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As a project manager, lead application development of a portfolio of projects, including major initiatives, light enhancements, break fixes and production support of Investment & Capital Markets Cash Window applications
  • Managed Cash Window application projects which is critical for cash flow transactions of millions of cash loans and contracts to be received on a daily basis
  • Acted as a Scrum master, conducted daily stand-ups, sprint planning, demos, re trospectives,, tracked status, documented system defects and issues
  • Followed best practices of Project Management, developed project plans and status reports to include cost, schedule, scope performance in addition to actively managing issues and risks
  • Ensured all projects comply with methodology, controls, and documentation standards
  • Managed the change management process, created necessary tickets and forms including deployment forms (in compliance with the respective form/ticket rules)
  • Maintained requirements, allocations, and overall project forecast in Plan-View
  • Interacted with Tech Leads, Dir's, and SMEs on matters concerning multiple complex projects which requires the ability to negotiate with staff, clients, and support groups while maintaining effective relationships
  • Managed team allocations, project budgets, forecasts, T&M, SOW’s, Vendor Cost management and actuals reporting. Provided timely status reports to management

Confidential, Washington DC

Sr. Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As a program manager, responsible to manage multiple concurrent SDLC projects within the specific portfolio customer engagement solutions
  • Successfully led projects like implementation of cloud based Social engagement platform (integration with all social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Google Play, LinkedIn,) and integrated with internal customer service systems, CRM, Analytics and big data platform.
  • Implemented and delivered projects with large scope that required integration with all Enterprise IT systems (Digital Web services, Salesforce, CRM Database, Hadoop, Analytics, financial systems, call center, fulfillment and other IT systems)
  • Provided project plans, requirements documents, work flows, RACI, User Stories and other project documents
  • Also involved and took action items grim the design sessions, co-creation labs, Ideation, sense-making, customer journey mapping, concept development, project selection meetings and A/B market testing
  • Managed team allocations, project budgets, forecasts, T&M, SOW’s, Vendor Cost management and actuals reporting. Provided timely status reports to management

Confidential, Mclean, VA

Sr. Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to lead 10 M budget eCommerce project successfully & executed the SDLC project with AWS cloud integration, day-to-day activities, tracked milestones & budget
  • Lead the team as an agile project manager managed a matrix team with various cross departments scrum leads and a team size of 60
  • Facilitated/presented the project meetings successfully with C-level executives, cross functional stakeholders, IT teams (both locally and other locations), legal, procurement, business operations, marketing and other cross-functional teams
  • Produced/tracked various project documents like project charter, vendor analysis, project timeline, milestones charts, business requirements documents, comparison charts, features list and prioritization, project roadmaps, RFPs, capital budget requests, ROI analysis, project plans, user stories, backlog list, WBS, sprint schedule, release notes, lessons learned and other documentations
  • Managed team allocations, project budgets, forecasts, T&M, SOW’s, Vendor Cost management and actuals reporting. Provided timely status reports to management

Confidential, Ashburn, VA

Project/ Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • A Key member in the product development team, and deeply involved in implementing the latest digital media products for Confidential .
  • Managed and documented Product requirements and ensured product deliverables are met and in track with the product roadmap.
  • Worked closely with the IT team to build Audience insights portal with Hadoop big data platform. Provided product requirements, wireframes and approvals. Also worked with the big data team to define/build meaningful data segments for advertising, data insights and reportin g
  • Managed Campaign budgets, acutals, forecast and provided timely reports

Functional Team Lead/Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • A Key member responsible for the Precision Market Insight product launch, the first Mobile Big data business intelligence Platform by Confidential
  • Responsible to create and maintain sprint requirements - user stories, backlog items, WBS, sprint planning and sprint closeouts .
  • Created and assigned work items to developers and other users through Version One tool
  • Followed agile project management methodologies for sprint planning and release planning
  • Managed and groomed Jr. Analysts, who were direct reports to me
  • Worked closely with product, cross-functional, development and testing teams.
  • Covered offshore meetings to analyze business requirements and write system requirements for CW product
  • Provided detailed reports by SQL queries from Sybase and Oracle 10g databases

Confidential, Reston, VA

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Owned the relationship between the carrier clients, and Confidential IT team
  • Managed SDLC projects without much supervision as a Jr. Project Manager
  • Prepared detailed system requirement documents, use cases, data models, process flow diagrams, WBS, Project plan, and other required documentation for various projects
  • Followed Agile Methodology, created user stories, backlog items and scope documents

Confidential, Chantilly, VA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Met with various client services groups on many projects for the financial clients
  • Met with the client to understand their customization needs of the product to be built with credit report updates, credit scores, monitoring features, lost wallet protection, Quarterly updated reports, credit monitoring, victim assistance and fraud surveillance
  • Prepared High-level Business Requirement Documents, Functional Requirement Documents, Use cases, Data models, Process flow diagrams, Test Cases and other required documentation for various projects

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