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Project Management Specialist Resume

Tampa, FL

SUMMARY

  • Knowledgeable and adaptive Project Management professional with 6+ years of experience in an IT environment interfacing with both business and technical resources with strong knowledge of SDLC and PM methodologies: Traditional & Agile/Scrum/Kanban
  • Hands on experience of implementing Scaled Agile framework (SAF) at team level to fasten the development activities and manage the inherent variability inagile teams.
  • Lead business process improvement and delivering high business value in Banking, Telecom and E - commerce domains
  • Comprehensive background includes application of project management elements at a level of appropriate to the project and environment: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk Management, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management
  • Advanced user of PM tools like CA Rally, MS Project, MS Office, Jira, VersionOne, ServiceNow and SharePoint
  • Excellent presentation skills using Microsoft Power Point to articulate the business needs and organisation goals to manage and meet all the stakeholder expectations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programming Languages: SQL, Java and JavaScript

Packages: MS Office,CA Rally, MS Project, SharePoint, CrashPlan,VersionOne, Jira, ServiceNow

Tools: Big Data, Hadoop, HP QC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Project Management Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Lead as project coordinator with passion and integrity during the requirement analysis, functional design, and implementation phases for complex projects
  • Managed multiple projects in creating the Statement of Work (SOW) based on the customer specifications
  • Categorized all the business and technical requirements to prepare the project plan detailing the scope, schedules, costs, resource allocation and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Identified all stakeholders (such as Client Operations, Technology and External Partners) and engagement of all stakeholders by providing timely management
  • Managed project lifecycle using SDLC and Agile including requirement analysis, scope management, project planning, implementation, tracking and delivery
  • Assisted the Scrum Master with preparing Sprint Backlogs and milestone tracking for each Sprint cycle
  • Schedule and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos, trainings and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Managed and tracked the status of requirements throughout the project lifecycle to deliver high business value
  • Instructed and modeled core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility, ensured consistent application of scrum methodologies across the enterprise
  • Identified and implemented efficient work management processes by training and developing the team members
  • Performed frequent Quality Analysis (QA) and visualized the actuals and forecasting results compared to the project plan and presenting the results to all the key stakeholders
  • Research outliers and develop solutions to address the operational issues by continues follow-up and removed roadblocks for teams.

Confidential

Sr Project Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Lead project team size of 20 throughout the project lifecycle using SDLC and Agile for requirements analysis, project planning and tracking, resource allocation and budget management, deployment and closure to align with the organizations overall strategy
  • Acted as a point of contact for onsite and offshore teams and managed project timelines that are consistent with strategic business policies and technical objectives
  • Conducted project team meetings, brainstorming sessions, trainings and management of meeting minutes/key actions
  • Committed to start-up and manage projects performance metrics throughout the project lifecycle
  • Extracted and analyzing data from various sources, reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Performed regular global store audits on Inventory to ensure that expectations and deliverables are aligned and provide feedback to all stakeholders to improve the customer experience
  • Proposed automation ideas to improve the update and validation processes of online inventory using Universal Crawler
  • Reduced the global store error count by 65% on production environment and improved the brand value by 28%
  • Compiled and prepared weekly/ monthly/ quarterly reports of project status and communicate to the required stakeholders
  • Identified and escalated project risks or issues on timely manner to PMO and steering committee
  • Facilitated the meetings to present findings and provided updates to Stakeholders such as operation, technical and external vendors to ensure that project key metrics are met
  • Worked closely with senior members of the PMO team to assist and co-lead large scale initiatives
  • Identify and document the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and SLA’ Confidential associated with vendors and internal partners to meet customer expectations.

Confidential

Project Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided project management leadership for managing IT product development life cycle by aanalyzing customer and IT industry trends, competitive landscape, and market research to integrate insights in to business strategy and software development.
  • Analyzed IT market requirements and managed project planning, tracking in business development and marketing.
  • Supported project lifecycle using agile for functional requirements analysis project planning and tracking, resource and budget management, deployment and closure to align with the organizations overall strategy.
  • Worked with cross-functional team such as IT support, marketing, software development and system managers to ensure effective solution management
  • Investigated the project performance and implemented corrective actions as required using quality control policies
  • Performed market R&D and competitive analysis, devised new sales strategies and offerings relevant to the Indian marketwhich increased the market share by 16%.

Confidential

Project Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managed project lifecycle using SDLC and Agile including requirement analysis, scope management, project planning, implementation, tracking and delivery
  • Track the project status to its baselines and aligned the requirements throughout the project lifecycle to meet customer expectations.
  • Implemented the project management practices, delivered projects within scope and budget, by mitigating the risks or issues that may influence project success.
  • Facilitated JAD sessions, conducted interviews, Q&A sessions with business users to solicit business requirements relative to proposed functionality and created Functional and Non-functional requirements
  • Conducted meticulous GAP analysis while successfully reengineering key business processes to increase operational efficiency by 18% and alignment of business unit objectives

Confidential

Software Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Seller based platforma and logic development for validating the seller listing using SQL
  • Used Amazon Web Services for development of tools, creation of tools in XML
  • Developed test cases to cover functional, user acceptance testing and Web accessibility testing
  • Accessed and manipulated data in MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle
  • Contributes in the launch of www.sporanzo.com

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