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Project Manager Resume

RI

SUMMARY:

Diversified Information Technology Professional with 10+ years’ experience in full life cycle Project Management, Business Analysis, and Quality/Test Management with complex Web based applications, Data Warehouse and relational databases. Collaborative business partner with a demonstrated track record in the areas of project scoping, business solutions planning, business process, data mapping, resource planning, budgeting, testing and training. Effective functional and cross functional manager with a proven ability to unify and motivate teams and meeting time sensitive project objectives within budget. Industry experience includes financial services, banking, insurance and health care in Waterfall and Agile environments

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: Tableau, Power BI, SQL, Microsoft Office, Visio, Quality Center, Jira, Agile, SharePoint, Service Now, Docushare

Operating Systems: Microsoft, Linux

Databases: Oracle, Exadata, Sybase

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, RI

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Support Application Development of EBX a master data management/governance/analytics tool that provides a data model - driven approach to design enterprise wide data management, business intelligence solutions.
  • Integrate vendor feeds into staging, mapping and consolidating into master database for data governance
  • Designed/created training videos on Master Data Management tool to train cross functional teams
  • Participate with the Quality Assurance, Technical team, Operations and Application Development staff to create work plans to support strategic initiatives, business plans and emerging business needs

Confidential, RI

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a portfolio of ten plus projects supporting the Rx Data Warehouse across multiple business lines and partnering with several application teams in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Managed customer implementation projects from planning to Go-Live managing the project budget within ten percent
  • Managed change requests and the impact to budget, scope and timeline
  • Managed/led the Implementation Team which included analysts, software engineers and QA engineers
  • Managed vendor relationships per project requirements/deliverables acting as central point of contact
  • Prepared and managed the RAID and proactively addressed risks, issues, and mitigation planning
  • Prepared business “hand over” documentation and supported implementation warranty period
  • Actively worked with Business Analyst teams in business solution planning, business case development, use cases and managing customer requirements throughout the development lifecycle
  • Successfully provided daily and weekly updates to PMO leaders, business partners, project team, and offshore personnel
  • Responsibilities included project and resource planning, budgets, change requests, meeting facilitation, overall team coordination

Confidential, RI

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed site implementations and triage team for 5mil+ project for the rollout of hardware/infrastructure for 79 back office banking locations.
  • Hired by Senior Management to turn high visibility troubled project around with limited resources and budget under extremely tight deadlines.
  • Managed on site implementations of managed print devices at back office locations overseeing outside vendors for hardware/infrastructure requirements
  • Led bank’s technical team identifying, managing and mitigating project risks and impact to deliverables
  • Provided onsite training to over 200 colleagues on new devices and application software
  • Managed triage command center identifying issues and solving on site problems via dispatching to appropriate vendors/ technical teams to turn around incidents quickly and efficiently
  • Created and analyzed metrics providing site over site data visualization/analytical reports to Executive Management

Confidential, RI

Project Manager/Senior System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed as Project Manager and Senior Systems Analyst supporting the delivery of financial and business intelligence solutions to Retail business clients in the areas of Risk and Compliance, Internal and External Fraud, Money Laundering and Excessive Trading using Actimize, and an Oracle rules based engine.
  • Prepared and presented portfolio of projects to business sponsors/decision makers emphasizing milestones, business risks/issues and cost/benefit analysis, weekly
  • Led on/off shore teams determining daily priorities; identifying, managing and mitigating project risks and impact to deliverables
  • Managed/led the implementation team of analysts, developers and QA engineers
  • Managed client expectations, project scope, identifying risks/issues and developing risk mitigation strategies
  • Managed priorities for multiple projects related to requirements gathering, writing functional specs, updating manuals, end user documentation, supervising testing and general liaison work between SME’s, business clients and technical teams
  • Reviewed and approved test strategy/ test cases, performance testing for projects, test data and environments; coordinate and facilitate UAT testing with stakeholders
  • Managed the change control and traceability processes for project requirements

Confidential, RI

Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared PMO documentation to support project management and desired deliverables and provided updates to stakeholders
  • Responsibilities included status reporting, project planning, budgets, meeting facilitation, overall team coordination
  • Identified and analyzed business problems for loan portfolios and defined the scope of activities required to address the issues, including requirement definition, current/future process review, impact assessment
  • Chosen by Sr Management to replace analyst on high visibility, politically sensitive project to facilitate and expedite the regulatory loan reporting project
  • Assigned to project team to turn around failed data governance project to build dashboard with KDE for regulatory reporting
  • Involved in all aspects of projects, including documentation of project needs, analysis/research of needs and possible solutions, use cases, prototypes, workflows, gathering and documenting business requirements

Confidential, BOSTON

Project Lead/Senior Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Analyst supporting Marketing Strategies Group. Work closely with stakeholders to identify sources of retail/institutional product data for fund investments and opportunities for automating its distribution to internal and external clients.
  • Researched, analyzed, designed and documented business requirements to automate Performance of Investment presented in Shareholder Reports for retail and institutional funds
  • Analyzed and mapped data from multiple databases, identifying gaps and inaccurate data storage via SQL
  • Analyzed business process required for automation, identifying improvement opportunities to support efficient workflow
  • Researched and massaged imported data to exceed requirements and support investment performance calculations/ reporting subject to risk and compliance regulations
  • Utilized CA Workload Automation (ESP) to extract, transform and load data from the data warehouse to the marketing database

Confidential, BOSTON

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Member of team of three responsible for complex implementation of Charles River trading compliance system to allow bank to utilize derivative functionality, involving 34 data feeds and complicated security matching logic.
  • Mapped Charles River source files to Adapter staging tables to move data from source files to database
  • Tested batch file feed processing via job streams for the importing of 34 data feeds, validating database table updates into CRD utilizing SQL, stored procedures and functions. Searched through log files to identify source of failures
  • Wrote business requirement documents for Charles River upgrade with an emphasis on derivative, equity and fixed income functionality
  • Determined data feeds required from Bloomberg to meet business requirements and mapped data to Charles River database
  • Tested data feeds properly populated CRD tables and security, holdings were properly reflected in CRD front end for all security types
  • Identified and documented implementation process for matching securities from multiple customer data feeds to the CRD database
  • Developed and implemented test cases required to test complex security matching logic via the database using SQL, stored procedures and functions

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Tasked with developing templates based on standards and best practices for Business Requirements, Functional and Quality Assurance Requirements for business analysts, developers and quality professionals to adopt in practice.
  • Developed Business Requirements and QA templates within the Rational JAZZ platform utilizing Rational Requirements Composer, (RRC) and Rational Quality Manager (RQM) in relation with Rational Team Concert (RTC) using an Agile methodology. Presented Jazz platform with integrated templates to managers for approval
  • Modeled Comptroller’s current project in Jazz framework using these new standards as the pilot

Confidential, JOHNSTON, RI

Senior Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Project team member responsible for revising business requirement documents, translating into test cases and building a database to test all financial transactions related to the replication and implementation of an International Accounting System
  • Performed in-depth data analysis and mapping of 12 databases to determine authoritative sources of data, data integration and interrelationships to be mapped in new Global Accounting Application
  • Developed and implemented an automated test tool, significantly reducing time to test the application
  • Searched through application code to find source of data and mapping issues
  • Partnered with business users and performed business analysis amended business requirements to ensure that test criteria was met for each testing deliverable within project deadlines

Confidential, BOSTON, MA

Project Manager, Integration / Strategic Initiatives

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, led the integration project management team supporting new client implementations for high profile clients including BlackRock Financial, Confidential and Barclays.
  • Provided business analysis leadership to client’s development team with an emphasis on mapping business requirements to message specifications, gap analysis and providing recommendations in designing end to end solutions
  • Created and presented proposed solution/ strategy to clients, created business requirements based on client needs and acted as key point of contact between client, vendor and technical team to deliver solutions that met client expectations
  • Wrote detailed business requirements documents for clients to integrate their OMS systems with Confidential Systems
  • Prepared weekly status reports for management on all projects regarding status, budget variances, milestones and timeline
  • Created implementation and test plans, supervising and testing with client and third party vendors
  • Utilizing FIX Protocol, implemented new trade application for brokers including writing documentation and tested flow of messages, troubleshooting failures via event logs
  • Trained and mentored project managers, prepared project budgets, and managed client/vendor relationship

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