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Project, Release, Delivery, And Environment Management Resume

Rosemead, CA

SUMMARY

  • Dynamic and disciplined MBA - educated professional offering successful mentorship and leadership in Software Development, Project Management and Release Management wif over 20 years of experience.
  • Experienced wif building IT and release management departments from teh ground up, establishing key disciplines, roles and responsibilities, aligning IT to purpose and organizational objectives, action planning for success and hiring and retaining top talent.
  • Seasoned Software professional wif comprehensive Software Development, Project Management skill set, process improvement, system integration, requirement analysis, consulting, and workflow design.
  • Drive for balanced leadership style promoting trust, relationships, responsibilities and accountability to drive performance, outcomes, and sustainable results.
  • High Energy, Self-starter, Versatile, flexible, Personal responsibility and accountability, Business political maturity, and Experience in leading and building capable subordinates.
  • Proficient problem solver who envisions business and technical perspectives to develop workable solutions.
  • Ambitious, motivated, and goal driven achiever who guides organization in applying process and technology to business settings; provides value added and creates project deliverables in timely manner.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, wif an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
  • Led full software development life cycle (SDLC). Experience in change management, configuration management, source code management.
  • TEMPEffective communicator wif both high-level business executives (C-level) and technical professionals.
  • Proven track record for product delivery, have outstanding communication skills, including oral, written and presentation.
  • Experience in regulated and high-profile business sectors including financial industry, Healthcare, and private sector. Led, managed, and directed technical teams up to 14 staff
  • Responsible for coordinating activities of project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Software Applications
  • SAP PI/PO, S/4 HANA
  • QC/ALM
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Financial background
  • Rally
  • Release Manager
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • Software Configuration Manager
  • Agile / Scrum / Kanban
  • ITSM Remedy
  • Project Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Rosemead, CA

Project, Release, Delivery, and Environment Management

Responsibilities:

  • Working on major SAP multi-layer upgrade as Release Coordinator for all Application, Database, enabling technologies and Infrastructure coordination.
  • Successfully, oversee release decisions and processes in terms of teh big picture, including cross departmental impacts and managing overall non production environment usage, configuration, and scheduling of teh different test environments for each release.
  • Facilitate release planning meetings wif key stakeholders to identify proper sequencing of release scope, schedule, deliverables, and roll back plan, including reviews release recommendation wif key stakeholders. Release Management Lead for Production application release, planning, and support. This includes coordination, scheduling, and status reporting of all applications from low level test environments to production implementation.
  • Ensure proper support and service delivery wif critical infrastructures, systems and applications stability and availability. Providing expertise in complex technical integrations, migrations and change management processes.
  • Established an organization technical vision and oversee all aspects of delivery and release management
  • Mindset and clarity that brings credibility to leadership and decision making of all aspects of teh project. Adept in designing, building, testing, managing, and releasing enterprise applications, systems, infrastructures and data centre environments

Confidential, Agoura Hills, CA

Project Release Management

Responsibilities:

  • Release Management Lead for Production application release, planning, and support. This includes coordination, scheduling, and status reporting of all applications from low level test environments to production implementation.
  • Managed critical strategic projects in demanding environment and providing clear and consistent and manage IT project intake process and prioritization communication to teh stakeholders wif IT and Business.
  • As a Project Release Manager, I manage, mentor a team, and provide technical leadership and guidance of Release Engineers that is responsible for all online, middle tier and mobile applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and excellent time management skills
  • Work wif leadership team, executives, development managers, operations, and quality assurance to ensure software packages are released in a consistent manner and I is comfortable working wif varying levels of business and technical staff, exhibit poise and exercise diplomacy in communication, conflict management and decision-making.
  • Delivered many successful releases every month, establish continuous deployment processes, and strong knowledge of process.
  • Provided daily communications, scrum notes, sprint reviews reports, and regular snapshots of project velocity and budget burn rate.
  • Bring teams to an even higher level of performance and engage Scrum Masters or product owners
  • Break down concepts into user stories and prioritize teh product backlog
  • Discuss requirements and stories wif teh development team
  • Working relationship wif business and vendors management
  • I have proactively build trust and relationships wif our partners, including vendors.

Confidential, El Segundo, CA

Sr. Project Release Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managing Confidential 's cross-functional IT Projects ranging from $100K up to $8MM, including scope, schedule, budget, risk, and issues.
  • Responsible for teh overall performance and delivery of large / cross-functional application releases as well as overseeing teh release projects and processes in terms of teh big picture / cross-departmental impacts.
  • Provides clear and consistent communication of releases status to IT and Business Stakeholders and ensures that all issues and risks are identified, understood early and dealt wif in a manner that mitigates surprises, risk to scope, cost, and schedule.
  • Among other aspects, Sami develops and maintains standard release documentation - plans, agendas, action items list, deliverables and ensure adherence to Confidential Project Management Standards and Software Development Lifecycle best practices and manage a high degree of change in a fast paced, complex and demanding environment
  • One of teh strong point about Sami is he continuously establishes and sustain strong on-going relationships wif IT and business partners.
  • Providing leadership skills in Project Management and Release Management.
  • Managing project releases/migration to ensure it follows teh company’s best practices.
  • Coordinating deployment instructions and readiness review as control points.
  • Managing execution and providing up-to-date status on all project releases/migrations always.
  • Project releases/code migration from Development to QA, QA to Staging, Staging to UAT, UAT to Pre-Production, and Production

Confidential, Omaha, NE

Configuration/Release Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership skills in Project Management and Release Management.
  • Introducing teh idea to plan for teh requirements and apply structured approach to ensure efficient and TEMPeffective release management process.
  • Stream lining project management and release management and a structured process.
  • Responsible for teh overall planning, design, and execution of defined projects wifin teh IT department
  • Lead teh coordination and drive teh requirements, design, development, and delivery of teh products.
  • Keeping a very tight communication wif business, project managers, and development managers to ensure successful releases.
  • Coordinated wif Project Managers to ensure timely releases and track progress of teh project.
  • Assisting team in both independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Leading efforts on shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Playing a key role in eliciting cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
  • Ensuring releases are bundled together to minimize teh impact on teh user.
  • Assisting and verify correctness, usability, and functionality of teh product before release by testing in advance.
  • Coordinated wif Project Managers to ensure timely releases and track progress of teh project.
  • Coordinate wif test, development and IT Service Management teams during product release.
  • Ensure alignment wif release calendar during different phases of project.
  • Audited and evaluated systems applications in accordance wif established corporate standards for accuracy.
  • As a Release Manager determined sample sizes based on written guidelines to gather evidence.
  • Interview process owners to gather information and documents pertaining to their controls and communicated recommendations for deficiencies.
  • Proficient user of Remedy Software from BMC for Configuration Management, Incident, Problem, Change Management, and Release Management
  • Successfully implemented code from VSS to ClearCase.Publishing .NET 2005 and 2008 code base on QA and PROD sites.

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