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Project Manager Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • 7+ years of strong Project Management Experience in full life cycle project includes multi technologies and team residing multiple geographical locations.
  • 11+ years of strong Technical Experience in enterprise applications using .Net, C#, JAVA, Oracle, Message Broker, CICS, COBOL, JCL, IMS, DB2 .Very comfortable in managing, maintaining and enhancing existing applications using relevant application development tools and technologies.
  • Exposure to the full cycle of software development life cycle including requirements analysis, program design, development, Unit testing, System Testing, Integrated testing, maintenance and documentation.
  • As a Technical Manager, designed and implemented CICS web services and XML, an industry driven project. Helped client resetting vanilla options, when installing Enterprise COBOL compiler at their shop. Very depth in working with Onsite - Offshore model. Extensively interacted with business partners in understanding and base lining the requirements, then coordinate development work with offshore on a day-to-day basis.
  • Worked as a Project Manager which included extensive onsite interaction to understand expectations, requirements, formulate solutions, resource and cost estimations and identification of training requirements. Provide guidance to offshore teams.
  • A certified Project Management Professional from PMI (Project Management Institute)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile
Software Engineering processes: SEI CMM Level 5, SLA based work flow
Functional Areas: Requirements Gathering, Process Flows, Business Requirements, Functional Requirements and Specification gathering, Production Support and maintaining the mission critical systems.
Application Development Tools: DB2 Development Centre, IBM Data Studio
Programming Languages: .NET,C#,J2EE, COBOL, PL/I, JCL, CICS and DB2
Testing / Version Control Tools: IBM Debug, Xpeditor, Changeman, Clearcase
Utilities / Command Languages; ISPF/PDF, NETMAN, QMF, TSO, File-Aid, File-Manager
Other: IBM WebSphere MQ

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consulting Company, assigned to Confidential 01/2001 - Present
Project Manager 07/2011 - Present
Project: Way Side Message Tester Admin

  • This project is being developed in a custom developed tool using .NET and C#. this also has a portion of JAVA technologies includes Prime Faces, JAVA and in Oracle. The objective of the project is to provide the facility to view/modify/approve/reject the tests performed on the WIU's (Wayside Interface Unit). This system should also provide the statistics of each testers performance, scheduling and other data reports/graphs for tester and WIU's.
  • This project has total 12 resources spread across offshore, onsite and client.
  • Major Technologies: .Net, C#, J2EE and Oracle.
  • Ensured the adherence of the process to the ISO, SEI CMM quality standards.
  • Generated weekly, monthly reports business partners and higher Management.
  • Contributed to the successful delivery of the first phase of the project phase.
  • Maintained the team with very limited buffer.
  • Planned, distributed, guided, executed and delivered the designated unit of work within the service level agreements. .
  • Helped the team with the experience and domain knowledge.
  • Produced high level of client satisfaction and consistent growth in all areas of responsibility.
  • Defined and managed strategies to utilize funded bench resources for process improvements and tools enhancement/development in support of the roadmap
  • Derived functional requirements and specification using use case methodology.
  • Conducted walkthrough sessions with the business and technical teams for business artifacts.
  • Reviewed technical approach and design approach to validate conformance with business need.
  • Managed the project in agile methodology as a SCRUM master with different geographic locations.

Project Manager 01/2011 - 11/2011
Project: Automatic Waybill processing - phase 2

  • This project was developed with one of the new technologies incorporated in CSX Technology.
  • Project eliminated the Waybill suspense and provide the ability to the business partners to create their own business rules
  • This project implemented the web service call from mainframe to a third party system called JRules.
  • This project also eliminated lot of manual corrections to waybills which will in turn reduce the business partner's repetitive manual effort. This project also gave the ability to guide the CSX customers to review their incorrect data real time.
  • This project had total 12 resources spread across offshore, onsite and client.
  • Major Technologies: J2EE, CICS web services, DB2 stored procedures, XML and JRules (third party tool).
  • Ensured the adherence of the process to the ISO, SEI CMM quality standards.
  • Generated weekly, monthly reports and summary statistics of performance of the module and giving significant inputs to the management.
  • Contributed to the successful delivery of the first two phase of the project phase.
  • Maintained the team with very limited buffer.
  • Planned, distributed, guided, executed and delivered the designated unit of work within the service level agreements. .
  • Helped the team with the experience and domain knowledge.
  • Produced high level of client satisfaction and consistent growth in all areas of responsibility.
  • Defined and managed strategies to utilize funded bench resources for process improvements and tools enhancement/development in support of the roadmap
  • Derived functional requirements and specification using use case methodology.
  • Conducted walkthrough sessions with the business and technical teams for business artifacts.
  • Reviewed technical approach and design approach to validate conformance with business need.
  • Reviewed and approved Test Strategy and Test conditions for the project.
  • Managed knowledge transfer sessions for the Transition phase. Knowledge transfer to Baseline support teams.
  • Implemented the project with in the budget and with in the allocated time lines.
  • This project is the model projects to many on coming projects using same technology and approach with in CSX technology.
  • Managed the project in agile methodology as a SCRUM master.

Project Manager 06/2010 - 12/2010
Project: Hours of Services simplification

  • Redesigned the current HOS system to accommodate new FRA safety rules and regulations.
  • Major Technologies: .Net, C#, J2EE, CICS screens and DB2 stored procedures.
  • Executed work requests which involved estimation, requirement analysis, planning, and resource allocation.
  • Provided application and technical support documentation, documentation of process flow and business knowledge to review the deliverables of the team members.
  • Communicated with the onsite personnel and users to implement the work requests.
  • Ensured the adherence of the process to the ISO, SEI CMM quality standards.
  • Generated weekly & monthly reports as well as summary statistics of performance of the module, giving significant inputs to the management.
  • Managed the project in agile methodology as a SCRUM master.

Technical Project Manager 01/2010 - 12/2010
Project: Automated Waybill Processing

  • Migrated all the user interface screens to a web based interface with real time validation of the data entered by CSX internal and external customers
  • Reduced internal customers' effort to fix bad data provided by external customers
  • Major technologies: J2EE, CICS web services, DB2 stored procedures, XML and JRules.
  • Ensured project eliminated manual corrections to waybills which in turn reduced the business partner's repetitive manual effort.
  • This project also allowed CSX customers to review their incorrect data in real time
  • Managed knowledge transfer sessions for the transition phase. Knowledge transfer to Baseline support teams.
  • Reviewed and approved test strategy and test conditions for the project.
  • Contributed to the successful delivery of the first two phases of the project phase.

Project Manager 01/2009 - 12/2009
Project: COBOL TO ENTERPRISE COBOL CONVERSION

  • Project initiated to ensure that the latest version of CICS could be installed which would support only the newer versions of COBOL. Programs written with old compiler like OS/VS and Cobol II were upgraded to Enterprise Cobol.
  • Managed this project with huge offshore and onsite resource count.
  • Effectively managed project with timely deliverables and issues resolution / tracking.
  • Designed technical document which was used by the factory team to upgrade programs to Enterprise Cobol. Close to 5000 modules were upgraded.
  • Studied the MHTran tool and provided training to the team.
  • Interacted with the Vendor (prince software) via Client manager to customize the tool per our requirement.
  • Managed huge counts of module changes with ease.
  • The streamlined process made possible to move around 150 programs per week to production environment with minimum glitches.

Project Manager 02/2008 - 12/2008
Project: COPS to Ship CSX migration

  • Project migrated all the user interface screens to web based interface with real time validation of the data entered by CSX internal and external customers. This reduced much of the CSX internal customer's effort in fixing bad data provided by external customers.
  • Major Technologies: CICS, IMS, socket programs.
  • Extensively studied the existing old legacy validations rules and documented the data elements with respective validation rules.
  • Involved the architectural strategy and implementation of the new technology.
  • Innovative approach to make use of legacy business rules to reduces the rework of rewriting the rules.
  • Managed huge counts of module changes with ease. The streamlined process made possible to move all the components minimum glitches.
  • Provided technical guidance to the team as and when required.
  • Prepared weekly status reports which was shared with the client.

Technical Lead 07/2007 - 12/2007
Project: EDI upgrade

  • Project upgraded the current EDI standards from 4050 to 5050. There are several guideline changes for hazardous and non-hazardous segments in various EDI transmission sets.
  • Major Technologies: CICS and IMS.
  • Extensively studied the existing EDI version and documented the data elements with respective to the data elements changed in the new version.
  • Involved the architectural strategy and implementation of the new changes.
  • Innovative approach reduced the duplication of effort for each time the EDI upgrade is made.
  • Provided technical guidance to the team as and when required.
  • Prepared weekly status reports which was shared with the client.

Technical Lead 01/2007 - 06/2007
Project: Confidential.

  • Project upheld compliance with the Hazmat regulatory needs for hazmat waste and Poisonous inhalation hazard after several guideline changes.
  • Major Technologies: CICS and IMS
  • Extensively studied on the new mandatory fields needed on waybill for hazmat shipments and came up with design document.
  • Involved in the development, testing, UAT and implementation.
  • Prepared weekly status reports which was shared with the client.

Technical Lead 07/2006 - 12/2006
Project: Confidential

  • Project upheld compliance with the Canadian Cross Boarder guidelines after updated fields and restrictions.
  • Major Technologies: CICS, DB2 and IMS.
  • Extensively studied on the new mandatory fields needed on waybill for cross boarder movements and came up with design document.
  • Involved in the development, testing, UAT and implementation.
  • Prepared weekly status reports which was shared with the client.

Technical Lead 01/2006 - 06/2006
Project: Intermodal Multi Level Stacking (network simplification).

  • Project moved multi-level intermodal container on a flat car.
  • Major Technologies: CICS, DB2 and IMS
  • Involved in the development, testing, UAT and implementation.
  • Provided technical guidance to the team as and when required.
  • Prepared weekly status reports which was shared with the client.

Project Manager 01/2000 - Present
Project: Confidential - AWS/BOL/IRDE/QRate/REN/Car Management

  • Major Technologies: ORACLE PL/SQL, CICS, JCL, IMS, DB2 stored procedures and COBOL.
  • Planned, distributed, guided, executed and delivered the designated unit of work within the service level agreements.
  • Executed work requests which involves Estimation, Requirement Analysis, Impact Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing and Documentation.
  • Provided the team the experience and domain knowledge.
  • Contributed to the overall high level of client satisfaction and consistent growth in all areas of responsibility.
  • Defined strategies to utilize funded bench resources for process improvements and tools enhancement/development in support of the roadmap
  • Derived functional requirements and specification utilizing use case methodology.
  • Conducted walkthrough sessions with the business and technical teams for business artifacts.
  • Reviewed technical approach and design approach to validate conformance with business need.
  • Managed the project in agile methodology with different geographic locations.
  • Ensured timely and accurate status and metrics information provided to all levels including QAG.
  • Ensured quality of deliverables as per laid down processes.
  • Ensured timely deliveries of work requests.
  • Performed requirement analysis and estimation of medium size and complex enhancements

EDUCATION AND Training

Master of Computer Applications.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES

2000 Mainframe Certification
2003 Keane Guidance to Project Management
2007 PMP Certification

AWARDS

2001/2004 Exceptional Performance Award
2001/2005 Best project Award (was leading the project)
2006 & 2007 K-pin (twice)

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