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Program Manager Resume

Gaithersburg, MD

PROFILE:

  • Highly experienced and results - oriented Operations / Program Manager with in-depth experience and expertise managing technically focused projects across various industries.
  • Demonstrated record of success by leading the planning, business capture and execution of mission-critical projects and services.
  • Adept at identifying and allocating resources, communicating with project stakeholders, optimizing time frames and processes, and creating efficiencies that result in time and cost savings, increased quality, high customer satisfaction, and thus increased business.
  • Collaborates with Management and Project Teams to establish timetables, gather metrics, and report project progress, performance, and costs.
  • Accustomed to working in challenging environments with ever-changing business priorities.
  • A strong team builder and leader who rapidly develops solid strategies and relationships, leading teams to flawless execution of innovative and complex solutions. Outstanding presenter, team leader, and implementer with strength in building sustainable cross-level relationships.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage all aspects of highly technical projects, both small and large multi-million dollar budgets.
  • Demonstrated excellence in troubleshooting problems and creating and implementing solutions, while meeting schedule, cost, and quality goals.
  • Rich mix of project management, operations, business development, and marketing experience, from start-ups to large corporations.
  • Extensive experience developing, capturing, and managing projects for Federal, State, and Commercial sector clients.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Earned Value Management Contract Management Communication
  • Scrum Master Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC)
  • Program / Project Management Operations Management Geospatial / Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Business Development Strategic Planning Financial Management Team Building Leadership
  • Change Management Conflict Resolution Risk Mitigation Stakeholder Management
  • Staffing Process Improvement Business Analysis Proposal Development

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

Adobe, ArcGIS (ESRI Suite), AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map, BAE Socet Set, Deltek, JD Edwards Enterprise One (PeopleSoft), ENVI EX, Erdas, Global Mapper, HAZUS, MapGuide, MircoStation, Workfront (AtTask) Access, Excel, InfoPath, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Word, Visio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to software development team using agile methodology utilizing backlog grooming, sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives in a recurring 2-week cycle to develop and maintain web-based software.
  • As a Scrum Master, coach Product Owner and Development Team (Developers, DBA’s, BA’s, QA’s, and Project Manager’s) throughout scrum process and remove impediments to keep sprint goals on track.
  • Provide support to website scrapping / data mining to populate daatabase structures that drive our on-line product.
  • Utilize historic velocity data to forecast future sprint capacity and improve team performance.
  • Identify goals with the Product Owner and ensure requirements are completed before development commences.
  • Provide facilitation within team meetings and act as a liaison during daily stand-up meetings.
  • Develop software release planning with Product Owner and stakeholders.
  • Integrate organizational change mangement with other portfolio’s.

Confidential, Silver Spring, MD

Director

Responsibilities:

  • Advised CIO, Program Managers and Financial Managers on schedule performance, forecasts and risks.
  • Established logic, predecessors and successors to develop the critical path for programs.
  • Integrated the master schedule to the cost baseline and ensures cost data is consistent with schedule information.
  • Identified, negotiated and resolved conflicts between the stakeholders in the Master Planning/Scheduling process.
  • Developed, updated, and maintained schedule performance metrics, related processes and management tools within the business units, including, but not limited to, critical path analysis and schedule risk assessment.
  • Provided IT support for Confidential ’s Cyber Secutity division.

Confidential, Annapolis, MD

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the product development of hyperspectral imaging systems to detect disturbed soils where IED’s may be located.
  • Managed work breakdown and schedules, as well as project budgets.
  • Provided earned value management reports as well as metrics and forecasts.
  • Adjusted resources based on performance to maintain schedule.
  • Identified risks and ensured execution of response plans.
  • Monitored implementation of approved changes and risk mitigation solutions.
  • Collaborated with team members and stakeholders to anticipate and manage project changes, including technical requirements, business requirements, and schedule.

Confidential, Frederick, MD

Operations Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed production team for Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IfSAR) imagery.
  • Created digital surface models (DSM) and digital terrain models (DTM) for the Confidential .
  • Managed the overall Geospatial Production Team, determined resource requirements, and directed the development of project standards.
  • Gather requirements, approve development and integration of new software tools, implemented workflows, and redefined workflows to gain efficiencies.
  • Supported deployed field personnel for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.
  • Managed work breakdown and schedules, as well as project budgets. Provided earned value management reports as well as metrics and forecasts.
  • Adjusted resources based on performance to maintain schedule.
  • Prepared and recommended operating and personnel budgets for approval. Monitored spending for adherence to budget, and recommended capital expenditures as necessary.
  • Recruited, hired and evaluated employees.
  • Collaborated on proposals earning contracts in excess of $24,000,000.
  • Initiated division’s organization changement management strategy.
  • Managed clients, company management, and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance.
  • Identified, recommended and implemented changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.
  • Identified risks and ensured execution of response plans. Monitored implementation of approved changes and risk mitigation solutions.
  • Collaborated with team members and stakeholders to anticipate and manage project changes, including technical requirements, business requirements, and schedule.
  • Validated quality of project deliverables, ensuring scope requirements were met to client satisfaction.

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Project Manager / Geospatial Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and implemented long-term and short-term strategic plans, goals, and priorities.
  • Met with stakeholders on a regular basis to perform business analysis functions including; gathering requirements and defining the business processes.
  • Responded to proposals, negotiated and administered professional contracts for GIS services, and coordinated the provision of related services with other departments.
  • Led business development and marketing efforts, coordinating cross-selling of opportunities between business units.
  • Managed project schedules and budgets to ensure success.
  • Participated in proposal development efforts, as well as creating and delivering presentations to capture business opportunities. Identified appropriate resources and organized project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments, and objectives.
  • Recruited and hired employees, ensured delivery of proper, and evaluated development as well as performance and work product. Addressed performance issues and made recommendations for personnel actions and staffing changes throughout projects.
  • Collaborated on proposals earning business in excess of $688,000,000.
  • Led product development of an ArcGIS software extension employing SDLC, automating the process of producing FEMA flood insurance rate maps (FIRM).
  • Managed data integration data for critical incidents, identity theft, and bio-hazard detention response into a web-based mapping portal for the distribution of information to US Postal Inspectors across the country.
  • Managed development of ArcGIS Server site for Rebuilding Critical Physical Infrastructure in the Greater New Orleans Area.

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