We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Project Manager/scrum Master Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced in Information Technology project management & leadership roles by consistently delivering assignments on time and budget
  • Executed projects in the financial, medical and manufacturing industries ranging from small to complex in scope and size ($50K to $5M).
  • Build relationships at all levels in the organization to drive results.
  • Entrepreneurial skills support changing environments and handling ambiguous situations
  • Introduced and developed new technologies and policies to improve business processes and reduce IT costs.
  • Successfully worked with and integrated employee, third party solution providers, staff augmentation resources from U.S., globally located resources and global resources on - site.

EXPOSURE:

Agile, Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAP (FICO, MM, SD, APO), Jira, Hyperion Essbase and Planning, Business Intelligence, Change Management, PMO, Microsoft Office (and 365), MS Project (project server and 365), Oracle, Sharepoint, Clarity, SQL Server, Crystal Reports, MS Access, VBA, SQL, Toad, SSIS, XML, MAXL, ESSCMD, EDI, WecFOCUS, Ab Initio, SDLC, Waterfall, Method1, Capital Value Process,Time Box, Remedy, HP Quality Center, Unix, COBOL, CICS, JCL, Assembly, Fortran

EXPERIENCE:

Project Manager/Scrum Master

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple business and technology initiatives for the North American region Agencies of a global insurer.
  • Led projects of mixed methodologies of Waterfall and Agile (SAFe) that had to ensure that dependencies and timings were met to deliver projects on time for end-to-end testing and scheduled monthly release cycle. Facilitated Scrum of Scrum meetings, Stakeholder meetings, and demand in-take meetings. Negotiated change to schedules due to changing management priorities, team capacity issues, and other roadblocks.
  • Accountable for project budgets to insure actuals and planned resources fell within lower and upper limits. Executed appropriate actions when items were out of bounds.
  • Ensure value delivered for Agency and Customer facing applications raising questions and mitigating risks and issue resolution.

Product Owner/Scrum Master

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Scrum Master for team developing Ecommerce site. Insured complete methodology practiced including Sprint Planning, Scrum Meeting, Sprint Review, and Retrospective ceremonies. Resolved any interference or issues. Produced burndown chart and other reporting.
  • Product Owner for comprehensive job board features to focus on Schaumburg employers to attract people who wish to work in Schaumburg. Constantly refining product backlog and working with stakeholders.
  • Project Manager with coordinating non-development actives for Marketing and operation activities.
  • Engaged in Product Roadmap and release planning. Prepared business and technical architectures for business expansion.
  • Successfully started two scrum teams and continually improved velocity.

Owner

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Managed entire operations of B2B and B2C retail Sign Company growing sales 450%.
  • Acted as project manager for all sales and operations activities.
  • Scrum Master for production team working in 1 week sprints.
  • Established weekly sprint planning and daily scrum.
  • Product owner for my accounts, making sure stories were granular and complete.
  • Established growth by setting monthly, quarterly and yearly target goals for sales team.
  • Improved value stream by removing non-essential work and adding new processes to reduce waste and rework by 80%.
  • Set release plan for target products and customer markets for high profit margin sales.
  • Established vendor relationships for high quality products at low costs.
  • Generated repeat customers and increased average per order sales by effectively networking.
  • Trained and empowered employees to function as a high performing team.

Project Manager

Confidential, Northbrook, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Led effort to recover in 4 weeks the production version of Hyperion Planning and Essbase and ensuring data was up-to-date. Supervised the sales regions verify their data. The application consisted of 18 planning databases and 42 Essbase databases.
  • Led effort to change outline, scripts, and ETL to reflect restructuring of the sales organization.
  • Successfully trained new support staff on all aspects of the applications.

PMO Project Manager

Confidential, Elk Grove Village, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Created new processes and governance documents for centralized project status reporting for the newly formed PMO to standardize for cost savings and consistent reporting.
  • Efficiently trained and implemented project planning methodology to three application teams that were responsible for ETL, reporting and QA.
  • Responsible for portfolio managegment, change control, release and resource management.
  • Created a SharePoint application for all Project Managers to track relevant information for transparency.
  • Utilized a core environment consisting of: Unix, SAS, EDI, HP Quality Center, and SharePoint.

Consultant

Confidential, Northbrook, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Advised new Hyperion Support staff on database and coding changes for new requirements.
  • Resourcefully trained new support staff.

PMO Project Manager

Confidential, Lake Forest, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering of Global SAP (SD, MM, FICO, and APO) and Non-SAP related Projects.
  • Successfully led 15+ projects from concept to launch in the heavily regulated pharmaceutical environment, while meeting target dates and operating and capital expenditures.
  • Managed concurrent projects ranging from $50K to $300K, with a total of $1.75 million. Projects were focused on warehousing and distribution of Injectables, I.V. Solutions, Infusion System and Medical Devices.
  • Effectively created quicker development cycles by creating a streamlined methodology for small IT Projects (<$300k). Initial results of 7 projects showed a 40% decrease in time and $100K in savings.
  • Managed business plans for world-wide locations in US, Canada, Europe, Asian-Pacific, APAC and Latin American.
  • Provided effective leadership to cross-functional teams by defining clear & realistic goals and removal of barriers to warrant team progress and facilitate rapid decision-making.
  • Developed project budgets and resource requirements (+-15%) for the IT financial planning group.
  • Key environments included SAP, Solution Manager, MS Project, Clarity, Sharepoint

Project Manager

Confidential, Northbrook, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Led projects and teams for several IT and business areas including SAP (CD & FICO), Hyperion Planning and ESSBASE, Financial Planning, Vended Applications, Claims to SAP ETL, Reporting and Business Intelligence, and Agent Administration & Commissions, Treasury and PCI.
  • Fully responsible for project budgets ($10k - $3 million), resource planning and following the SDLC.
  • Successful results for delivering projects on time at 85% and about $1 million under budget in total.
  • Led matrix application teams, business resources and offshore personnel with a high level of enthusiasm to adhere to task level target dates.
  • Proactively adapted leadership style to teams ranging from 2 to 26 resources while understanding each individual’s motivation and skill set.
  • Reported to all levels of management on project progress, issues and risks.
  • Diligently served on committees to assist in PMO with process definitions, Create Change Management processes and change review boards. And helped design and implement employee recognition programs.
  • Successfully introduced new technologies into the IT environment: Crystal Reports and Hyperion Planning & Essbase. Worked with developers and IT architects to determine best practices for these technologies. Trained new resources on the business area they would be supporting.

Hire Now