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Lead Project Manager /program Manager Resume

Atlanta, GeorgiA

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • Experienced Project and Program Manager with 14+ years of experience. PMP Certified and Active PMI member for last 5 years.
  • Experienced and Skilled in effectively managing and leading project teams whilst Confidential all times managing triple constraints of scope, time and cost.
  • A proven track record of successful project implementation.
  • More than 8+ years of experience in Program Manager, Project Manager (Technical) and Scrum Master - managed multiple concurrent large projects of higher complexities from start to completion including resolution of escalated project issues - Synchronizing and managing cross-project interdependencies. Develop and Driving execution of project and program deliverables activities related to end-to-end project management, including project plans and estimates, scoping and requirements through implementation and deployment. Worked on Identification and Prioritization of work items.
  • 6+ years of experience in developing Java applications, Spring framework, Object Oriented Design & development, Design Patterns and Multi-threaded app development, Web Services (REST & SOAP), Maven, GIT, Jenkins
  • Good understanding of Java development tools and IDE
  • Rich Experience in Designs from requirements, codes from specifications, analyzes, evaluates, tests, debugs, documents, and implements complex software applications.
  • Used coding methods in specific programming languages to initiate or enhance program execution and functionality. Participated in the evaluation, recommendation, and selection of hardware and software solutions.
  • Rich Experience in MS Project, MS Office, PRISM, ITUP and AGILE for Java projects
  • Experience with Scrum Tools JIRA, Rally
  • Very good with conducting Agile ceremonies- Sprint Planning, Grooming, Release Planning, Retrospective etc
  • Experience in guiding teams from Waterfall to Agile transition.
  • Good Team Player and should be able to work with the team and facilitating to get things done instead of dictating the work.
  • Ability to coordinate with different teams and streamline processes to prioritize work for the team and remove any impediments by collaborating with required personnel.
  • Administrator level skills in any of the Agile Tools (JIRA, Rally, CMPM) to set up projects, Sprints and dashboards for team.
  • Leadership skills to be able to push back late scope changes.
  • Ability to understand and use various reports to track project progress and update status reports for leadership.
  • Decision making skills with ability to quickly adapt to changes in team and be able to plan accordingly.
  • Managed Cloud based Projects with Lab Infrastructure
  • Determine the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule Review, and Responsible for overall development and integration of requirements
  • Develop and review estimates and estimating assumptions for the projects schedule, effort, and cost using established estimating models, best practices, and past experience.
  • Measure and monitor progress Confidential clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks. Make adjustments as necessary.
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams Confidential different locations
  • Review and manage all changes to the requirements through a formally defined scope change process. Represent the project team Confidential client meetings.
  • Obtain buy-in from senior management for all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, quality assurance plans, budget, schedule, and scope changes
  • Ensure that the projects assigned portion of the Business Case planned value is delivered
  • Ensure that the end product fulfils the contract and meets the sponsor's expectations
  • Assess, manage, monitor project-level risks and mitigation
  • Develop, implement, and maintain the Project Management Plan, including the configuration management, risk management, issue management, and communication plans
  • Ensure that the project team follows all quality assurance processes, including periodic reviews and transitions
  • Responsible for developing and overseeing the development of estimates for the Project effort
  • Create, Facilitate, manage, and oversee the development of the detailed Project Plan, including a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and schedule, for the major enhancement or new development effort
  • Responsible for obtaining the appropriate approvals and sign-off of the Project Plan with customer representatives Accountable for management of scope for the Project and gaining agreement and approval of scope changes with customer representatives
  • Responsible for creating assigned deliverables specified in the Project Plan
  • Accountable for delivery of all deliverables specified in the Project Plan
  • Accountable for tracking and overseeing that all Project members adhere to the Project Plan and for promptly reporting any variations from the Project Plan to affected stakeholders
  • Controls all Project activities for scheduling, estimating, forecasting, budgeting, monitoring, analyzing and reporting costs
  • Accountable for integration among Project activities and development of an Intergroup Coordination Plan that addresses those activities
  • Accountable for the establishment and compliance to the Metrics Plan for the Project.
  • Accountable for adjustment and review of Project estimates Accountable for approval of all Phase and Project closeout activities, including those with external stakeholders

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Project Management Tools: PRISM, ITUP, RALLY, CMPM, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), PeopleSoft

Models: Waterfall and AGILE

Project Types: Confidential &M, Fixed Price

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Lead Project Manager /Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Development automation tools used JUnit, JMeter, Eclipse, Selenium (Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium Web Driver), HP Load Runner, HP Quality Center and preparation of automation test framework
  • ‘Managed Projects using PRISM and ITUP
  • Following Agile/Scrum Methodology to implement new functionality for entire systems
  • Overseeing all the end-to-end activities related to the project deliverables.
  • Coordinating for several meetings including but not limited to Pre-Planning, Planning, Mid-Sprint & Sprint Retrospection/Reviews and preparing Sprint Review Presentations/Demos Confidential the end of each Dev. Sprint. Accountability for Program Budget, Margins, Milestones and completion within timelines. invoice submission to Clients and resource allocation into project to avoid Revenue Leakages.
  • Manage, coordinate different Projects, hold progress and review meetings
  • Preparing and delivering presentations regarding program status to key stakeholders
  • Weekly Status meetings with stakeholders. Prepare and Submitting Project Health Status Report
  • Worked with Multiple 3rd parties/ Vendor/ operators for deployments and troubleshoots on LIVE networks.
  • Continuously monitored projects for risks and issues, taking steps to mitigate.
  • Created communications process to ensure stakeholders are aware of status, risks, and opportunities. Formulated mitigation strategies and recommending solution
  • Managed QA Activities to ensure project deliverables meet established standards
  • As Scrum Master - Host Scrum Calls, Iteration’s Demo, Retrospective meetings, weekly meetings with Client. Track US/User Stories through Rally and Projects through PRISM.
  • Daily Team Meeting and weekly Meetings with Senior Management
  • Manage Quality deliverables to Confidential & Confidential
  • Interacting with Finance for sharing Milestone approval and trackign invoice with Client.
  • Manage multiple Project’s deployments on LIVE
  • Extensively worked with PRIMS, ITUP, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Project, Rally Tools for Management

Confidential

Program Manager, Scrum Master, Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Scrum Master for multiple Scrum teams
  • Hands-on experience in gathering and analyzing requirements, Modeling Business Process Flows etc.
  • Experience in Management of web applications following standard Agile / Project Lifecycle methodologies
  • Used scrum framework and how various practices evolve within a team to achieve success.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional scrum teams and development managers to support the full software delivery lifecycle
  • Reviewing and optimizing use of JIRA to support Agile process.
  • Conducting Agile ceremonies- Sprint Planning, Grooming, Release Planning, Retrospective etc.
  • Administrator level skills in any of the Agile Tools (preferably JIRA) to set up projects, Sprints and dashboards for team.Worked on planning, scheduling of projects’s resources, design review, and user testing.
  • Interactions with various project stakeholders, resolving any conflicts and following for their approvals.
  • Manage and Prioritize development/deployment/Support activities of Projects to ensure tasks are completed with quality, in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Run weekly meetings withall stakeholders and daily team meetings with Team to focus on business and operational issuesor deliverables issues. Submit Project Health report weekly. Maintain issues log and produce status summary and executive reportsto keep management apprised of project status.
  • Involved in review of RDD & SDD and interaction with client for understanding requirements.
  • Extensively worked with PeopleSoft for Management
  • Development projects (Plugin Development - SIP Servelets, Announcement, Presence)
  • Integration and E2E testing, Installation/Upgrade & configuration of NE(s) in operator network and Lab. Integration and testing of NE(s) with other 3rd Party vendors components
  • Manage Test cases preparations and execution Confidential customer Lab
  • Review and Manage acceptance test plans and execution
  • Review and Prepare customized product documentation
  • Real time support to all Confidential products and providing quick solutions
  • Provisioning Gateway designing, development, unit testing, integration testing, load testing, performance testing for OnBoardSPR (Developed using Open LDAP).
  • Reviewed UTP, ITP, RTM, User Manual, Query logs, package for delivery with Release notes.
  • Plan and Manage Project’s deployments.
  • Extensively worked with AGILE, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Project, Rally Tools for Management

Confidential

Scrum Master / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Billing Platform through Datawarehouse (Abinitio) for different billing reports including fair usage ploicy
  • As Scrum Master facilitated the success of the team through coaching the team to solve problems, illuminating insights, removing impediments both within and outside of the team to enable the team to achieve their objectives.
  • As Scrum Master derive Project’s success through the team’s s and motivates the team to continually improve, bringing out the best in those around them. Projects will vary,
  • Followed Developed Scrum Methodologies
  • Coaching the team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Removing impediments to the team’s progress to its sprint commitments
  • Facilitating scrum events including sprint planning, retrospectives, and daily stand-ups
  • Enacting change continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables
  • Coaching the team in organizational environments in which scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood
  • Ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work
  • Protect team from over-commitment
  • Managed and Contributed for Development, Testing and Maintenance, Support and Enhancement Support Projects in both Waterfall and Agile Environment for RMD/Radius Mediation Device (Stores more than 100,000 of session records everyday in Hourly partinoed database)
  • Requirement Gathering, Design and Development in Abinitio/ ETL, Shell Scripting, using Visio in Unix/HP-UNIX/LINUX/Reh-Hat Linux/Windows Environment
  • Extensively worked with PeopleSoft for Management
  • End to End Project Management for both Fixed bid/ FB/FP and Time and Material ( Confidential &M) Projects with resources Confidential Onsite and Offshore - includes planning, understand business requirements, feasibility analysis of new enhancements/ project, Drafting, discussions and approvals on SoW/Statement of Work/ Individual Agreement/ Change Reuest/ CR, scheduling of projects’s resources, design review, all project issues, Installation, Performance Testing, troubleshoot for RADIUS and fixing (providing patches, new TAR, deployments on Productions/ Confidential LIVE etc.), risks, deliverables, track milestones, timelines and resources, track invoices
  • Managed Project Budget, Margins and completion within timelines. Ensure timely invoice submission to Client and resource allocation into project to avoid Revenue Leakages
  • Planning and Hosting Daily Team Meetings, Publishing Weekly Status Report and Project’s Health Status to all the stakeholders
  • E2E Ownership for Confidential RADIUS (AAA) Project. Single point of Contact/ SPOC for Technical and Management. Also, hosted and participated in CFT’s calls inclusing Design and Review using Visio
  • Lead in CFT/ Cross Functions Teams calls from RADIUS Team, leading Confidential RADIUS components in End to End design calls
  • Interactions with all stakeholders
  • Plan and Manage Project’s deployment on LIVE/Production
  • Involved in Transition and handover of Project
  • Extensively worked with PeopleSoft, Microsoft Project, Rally Tools for Management

Confidential

Team Lead / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and Contributed for multiple projects with resouces Confidential both Confidential Onsite and Offshore for Offshore Service Delivery Centre and provided services in the IMS, PaCo network area -for Development, Testing and Maintenance, Support and Enhancement Support Projects in both Waterfall and Agile Environment IMS Migration Tool
  • Conducted Agile ceremonies- Sprint Planning, Grooming, Release Planning, Retrospective etc.
  • Guiding teams from Waterfall to Agile transition.
  • Worked with the team and facilitating to get things done instead of dictating the work.
  • Coordinated with different teams and streamline processes to prioritize work for the team and remove any impediments by collaborating with required personnel.
  • Used Administrator level skills in any of the Agile Tools (Rally, JIRA) to set up projects, Sprints and dashboards for team.
  • Utilized Leadership skills to be able to push back late scope changes.
  • Understand and use various reports to track project progress and update status reports for leadership.
  • Used Decision making skills with ability to quickly adapt to changes in team and be able to plan accordingly.
  • Worked with tools like Maven, Sub Version, Junit/TestNG, Eclipse IDE
  • Experience in white box (component) testing
  • Experience with Agile, other rapid application development SDLC
  • Solid experience in test-driven development, unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, web service testing, and browser compatibility testing
  • Worked in Core Java, web service and back-end service/API tools such as Soap/REST Service, HTTPClient, SoapClient, jaws, jaxb etc.
  • Created test client and service test framework using java for web services
  • Create java test utilities

Confidential

Team Leader/ Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Front-end integration experience working with development teams on the deployment of web-based applications (J2EE).
  • Worked with mainly: Java, J2EE, Javascript, XML, SQL, Spring, Oracle, Web Services, Mobile Application Development and Unix/Linux Shell Scripting, Struts, Visio, Hibernate, JBoss,SVN, JQuery
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls
  • Planning, feasibility analysis of new enhancements/ project, Drafting, discussions and approvals on SoW/Statement of Work/ Individual Agreement/ Change Reuest/ CR, scheduling of projects’s resources, design review, and user testing, all project issues, risks, deliverables, track milestones, timelines and resources, track invoices
  • Extensively worked with PeopleSoft for Management
  • Single point of Contact for Technical and Managerial
  • Planning and Hosting Daily Team Meetings, Publishing Weekly Status Report and Project’s Health Status to all the stakeholders
  • Interactions with all the stakeholders
  • Managed and Contributed for Adhoc requests, queries, monitoring, Troubleshoot voice, fax mailbox applications, Technical investigations into causes of LIVE Issues and fixing
  • Worked on Use Case Documentation
  • Extensively worked with PRIMS, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Project, Rally Tools for Management
  • Requirement Gathering for ASN Gateways (WiMAX 802.16E), Design and Development in C, C++, Shell Scripting using STL, Design Pattern, Visio in Unix/HP-UNIX/LINUX/Reh-Hat Linux/Windows in Waterfall Environment
  • Installation of Aricent ASN Gateway Product - Aricent ASNlite TechM Lab, Pune.
  • Development of modules - Paging, Radio Resource Management, QoS & Policy Enforcement, Data Path, Service Flow Management using C++ and design patterns
  • WiMAX and LTE - Comparision and analysis for 4G
  • Worked on Use Case documentation

Environment: C, C++, STL, Visio, Design Pattern, Unix shell script, Redhat Linux, Window

Confidential

Team Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on both Waterfall and Agile Environment
  • Role: Worked as Team Leader for Requirement Gatehering, HLD and LLD, Coding and Functional Testing for Confidential for UMTS Mobile Handset (RRC, Layer-3)
  • Development of RRC anc RLC protocol for UMTS MS based on 3GPP standards.
  • Confidential for UMTS Mobile Handset (MAC, Layer-2)
  • Preparation of High Level Design of RLC layer (TM, UM and AM modes) and RRC
  • Worked on Use Case Documentation

Environment: C++, STL, Design Pattern, Unix shell script, Redhat Linux and Window XP

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