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Project Manager Consultant Resume

Detroit, MI

SUMMARY:

An experienced technical management consultant with strengths in modernizing enterprise applications, driving results & problem solving is seeking long term opportunity to improve products, processes & design.

SUMMARY:

  • Lead the implementation of ‘first’ online enterprise content management at a fortune 50 company on time and within budget.
  • Process involved extensive alternative/value analysis, engaging teams within and outside of company to understand feasibility of the approach and decipher known ‘unknowns’.
  • It also involved managing procurement and logistics of new hardware resources, licenses and addressing limitations with development activities using standard global client.
  • This resulted in company’s ability to meet Confidential regulations for chemical registration, volume tracking and downstream customer communications within specified deadlines.
  • Designed and delivered a tiered, multi - tenant enterprise architecture platform to enhance joint venture and acquisition capabilities that provides structured access to infrastructure and applications portfolio.
  • The effort involved attention to detail on all stages of systems life cycle development processes and being able to leverage existing data farm resources to reduce implementation costs.
  • This improved company's agility by 100% to integrate with external systems while maximizing return on investment in a short duration.
  • Instrumental in completing delivery of a complex data warehouse project for state government which had data residing on several different internal and external repositories.
  • It was successfully accomplished by leveraging team’s technical expertise, defining ETL processes and offering tactical solutions that helped the State to meet federal government mandated reports, produce income withholding notices and enforcement actions to list a few.
  • This involved facilitating JAD sessions, attaining sign-off on project scope and concurrence on the technical design/architecture from business partners, vendors and service support team.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Project/Program Management Knowledge Areas
  • SDLC, Waterfall, Agile, SCRUM frameworks
  • Process Alignment & Continuous Improvement
  • Operational Readiness & Service Catalog (ITIL)
  • Leadership Skills & Business Strategy
  • Capacity Planning, Virtualization & Storage
  • Client Management, KPIs and Success Metrics
  • Schedule, Costs, Risk & Resource Management
  • Interpersonal and Organizational Skills
  • Shared and Managed Infrastructure Services

SKILLS:

Project Management, Mentoring, Leadership, Decision Making, Influencer, Negotiation, Application Lifecycle Management, Configuration Management, Change Integration, Delivery Management, Enterprise Technical Architecture, Infrastructure Management, Service Level (SLA) Agreements, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Cloud, Project Lead, Development Lead, Infrastructure Lead, Solutions Architect, Data Architect, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Systems Architect, Virtualization, Business Intelligence, Digital Publishing, Data Visualizations, Data Warehousing, ETL, Use Case Modeling, Enterprise Content (ECM) Management, Mobile Applications, Shared Farm, Managed Services, Tiered Storage, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, Multi-Tenant Architecture, Containerization, Service Oriented (SOA) Architecture, Web Services, Requirement Analysis, CITRIX, Performance Design, Middleware, Web Services, Object Oriented (OOP) Programming, SharePoint, SQL Server, .NET, JAVA, ORACLE, Product (PLM) Lifecycle Management, Taxonomy, Governance, Application Integration, Resource Planning, Logistics, Operations Improvement, Earned Value (EVM) Management, Risk Mitigation, Contingency Planning, Availability Management, Cost Effective Strategies, Offshore Team Collaboration, Proof Of Concept, Application Architecture, B2B, B2C, SDLC, Waterfall, AGILE, SCRUM, RUP, RAD, SDP-21, ITPM, Dashboards, KPIs, ITIL, TOGAF, PRINCE, Zachman’s Framework, Docker, TFS, GIT, Continuous Integration, Jenkins, Chef.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Project Manager Consultant

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged on several consulting projects to implement technical solutions including content management, cloud based and modernizing infrastructure in line with enterprise requirements using SCRUM.
  • The process involved assessing existing applications, usage patterns, defining road map for procuring & decommissioning infrastructure, recommending best practices.
  • Responsibilities also included, making technical presentations, gather user stories, manage cross functional team meetings, offer strategic direction, garner product owner(s) support, define sprint back logs, project estimates, detail technical plans, work with vendors, manage daily scrum meetings, identify risks, propose mitigation procedures, prioritize product back log, monitor burndown charts & documents lessons learned discussed in retrospective meetings along with managing team resources.
  • Execute projects in line with overall strategic vision and establish communications with stake holders and team members.
  • Responsible for completion of enterprise wide program and project management initiatives with budget over 5 million USD.
  • Managed 10-20 team members, defined KPIs for the project activities, and measure team’s progress against defined KPIs.
  • Single point of contact for negotiating project commitments, approve change requests impacting agreed upon schedule & costs.
  • Planned sprint backlog with business advocates, business analysts, technical architects and development leads.
  • Develop complex program work breakdown structures (WBS) and execute multiple projects in parallel.

Solutions Architect Consultant

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for pursuing business development opportunities working as a consultant on multiple high profile projects for medical devices research, mid-west energy & utilities companies while playing a significant role in coordinating in-house tasks.
  • Primary job functions on a daily basis included, outlining product vision for client needs, negotiating internal & client resources, assisting PMO office with estimating, communicating project status, and offering technical insight. Other responsibilities included writing technical documents, contribute towards completing RFP/RFQs, break down project tasks, help executives identify execution plans, influence project outcome positively, stream line delivery process & mentor team members.
  • Provided pre-sales technical presentations and demonstrated product features in response to potential business leads.
  • Identify and relay gaps in integrating enterprise applications with 3rd party products, propose mitigation measures.
  • Lead team’s in developing product features based on customer requests, forecasting market trends and prior bug resolutions.
  • Understand holistic picture and propose possible technical architecture/s, solutions and processes in achieving the same.
  • Create detailed and accurate SOW, RFQ, RFP, RFI and other similar documents needed to help channel sales account managers.
  • Publish technical documentation, best practices, methodologies, development framework and lessons learned.

Software Engineer

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, Coded, Tested and delivered many client/server based web, data warehousing and business intelligence applications for automotive companies and local county government offices.
  • Everyday job duties were to work with project manager in understanding the requirements, write and execute unit, system and performance tests, help with identifying root cause for redundant issues, write up technical design documents as per the project plan, provide time estimates for assigned tasks and coordinate configuration management and change integration activities with infrastructure and external teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and deliver solutions using emerging technologies relevant to client’s needs on time.
  • Delivered solutions to complex problems and worked across teams in seeking resolutions or escalate issues.
  • Verified accuracy and completeness of product by conducting unit tests, analyzing results, and debugging coding errors.
  • Contributed time estimates with project leads/managers for new tasks and provided status on assigned tasks in meetings.
  • Exhibited excellent written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills.

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