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Project Manager Resume

Chesterfield, MO

SUMMARY

  • Overall 15 years of combined IT industry and Project Management experiences in the area of Business Intelligence.
  • Management experience of the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, creation of project plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment, and closure
  • Hands on experience in various project management methodologies like Waterfall and Agile Project Management
  • Practical experience of successful Scrum based development team management as an Agile Project Manager and Scrum Master
  • Good experience of IT project management in Audio, Financials and Service industries
  • Hands - on experience in leading all stages of banking systems implementation including project planning, requirement definitions, and implementation
  • Experience of projects related with Managed Long Term Care Plan, Care Transition Plan and Integration.
  • Hands on experience of writing effective and successful proposals and statements of work
  • Effective negotiations and vendor management skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Certified Project Manager
  • Application Development Management
  • Agile coaching
  • Team Building Leadership
  • Processes implementation and improvement
  • Agile Transformation
  • Project Budgeting Cost Controls
  • Training Coaching
  • Vendor Management
  • Multicultural remote teams management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Chesterfield, MO

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Project Manager for SAP BW HANA Project.
  • Managing Virtual teams globally.
  • Managing the defect resolution process, Publishes and maintains change control process.
  • Familiar with backlog grooming, sprint grooming, and other scrum ceremonies.
  • Familiar with road map planning and continuous testing/deployment concept.
  • Managing and providing analysis of existing roles using current transaction usage reports, based on analysis of transaction usage update existing roles or create new roles as required.
  • Organizing/facilitating Scrum ceremonies (i.e. standups, planning, retrospectives) for multiple project tracks and removing impediments by interacting with appropriate personnel, thereby ensuring that the teams are fully functional/productive
  • Updating agile tracking systems to provide transparency on sprint backlogs and supporting the Product Owner with grooming backlogs, using process tools such as CA Agile Central (Rally)
  • Engaging internal stakeholders in critical discussions and facilitating them build consensus for decision making
  • Orienting teams to work with agile techniques: User stories, automated testing, continuous integration, and guiding teams to become self-organized
  • Partnering with Product, Development teams to set appropriate release dates and ensuring successful rollout of product to customers
  • Facilitating discussion and conflict resolution at all levels of the organization in order to improve team productivity while promoting continuous improvement and helping teams understand retrospective outcomes/information radiation
  • Facilitating teams on fixing deployment issues, enabling close collaboration among all roles/functions(including both colocated & distributed teams) and ensuring consistent quality and on-time delivery of projects
  • Tracking and communicating team velocity and sprint/release progress to management
  • Communicating cross dependencies among teams and aligning these on timing
  • Coaching teams to attain scrum maturity at a sustainable pace
  • Hiring and recruiting staff in order to fill skill gaps

Confidential, Stamford, CT

SAP Project Manager / Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to EAM Sr. Director
  • Leading the CAB team Overall Harman and SAMSUNG
  • Responsible for Change Management and Service Delivery
  • Managing multiple (mid-sized) projects and potentially multiple work streams within each project.
  • Using Agile methodology as relevant for system implementation.
  • Experience in Configuring and updating Project Management Plan and develops project work effort estimates.
  • Experience in managing project to established capital and expense budgets.
  • Leading teams that are delivering SAP ECC 6.0 to S/4HANA upgrade/Implementation
  • Leading teams that are integrating other applications into S/4HANA
  • Helping to define technology roadmaps and solutions
  • Taking a leading role in the analysis and design of business processes enabled by SAP
  • Experience in Creating / configuring projects in Microsoft SharePoint / JIRA / Work-Front for work management and collaboration.
  • Experience in Scheduling and facilitating Daily Stand up Meetings.
  • Experience in Handling Risk, Next Steps, Issues log.
  • Experience in Managing business / stakeholder expectations and communicating to the different levels of the organization as required.
  • Experience in Approving Business Requirements as technically complete and gets sign off on Business Requirements from Stakeholders.
  • Experience in Managing Virtual teams globally.
  • Experience in Managing the defect resolution process, Publishes and maintains change control process.
  • Experience in Playing Scrum Master role on Agile projects and traditional Project Manager role on Waterfall projects..
  • Familiar with backlog grooming, sprint grooming, and other scrum ceremonies.
  • Familiar with road map planning and continuous testing/deployment concept.
  • Managing and providing analysis of existing roles using current transaction usage reports, based on analysis of transaction usage update existing roles or create new roles as required.
  • Servant Leader guiding team with Agile methodology while removing risks and impediments so teams can successfully deliver intent
  • Direct and lead development teams from project initiation to successful product delivery
  • Guide projects to completion on time, within scope, and on budget
  • Coach teams to focus on Minimum Viable Product (MVP) when delivering intent within each sprint
  • Establish team norms and facilitate Agile ceremonies to ensure that they adhere to the Agile guiding principles
  • Reinforce WIP limits for Kanban teams and velocity for Scrum teams to protect teams from over commitment
  • Mentor team members to create a cohesive and highly functioning Agile team
  • Proactively identify, vocalize and remove impediments to enhance delivery
  • Present opportunities for process improvements to further improve team processes
  • Coach teams on continuously adapting and prioritizing events and backlog items
  • Ensure team understands the Version One tool to maximize efficiencies across teams
  • Monitor Tableau metrics for indications of current or potential problems with team intent deliver
  • Help develop creative and efficient solutions for complex, time critical problems
  • Active participant in people leadership sessions with a focus on team dynamics
  • Develop relationships with Product Owners and Program Team to prioritize and determine business value
  • Empower associates through paired programming and cross training initiatives to help team members expand ventures outside of their comfort zone

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