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Project Manager Resume

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NJ

SUMMARY

  • 13 Years of total professional experience in IT industry, currently working as Project Manager in analysis, design and development of Client/Server applications and Commercial Applications software development in Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing domain
  • Excellent Technical skills on Business Objects reporting tool
  • Well - versed and expert on Business Objects 5.x, 6.x, XIR2, 3.1 & BO 4.0
  • Hands-on experience in creating Business Objects Universes & Reports
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Excellent Project Management Skills, coordinating tasks between different teams for project’s successful closure
  • Well versed wif Agile & Waterfall Project Management methodologies
  • 6 Years of rich Onsite IT experience at client’s location in New Jersey, USA where customer focus was the key aspect
  • A proven verifiable track record and a strong sense of dedication driven towards accomplishing challenging goals wif persistent commitment
  • Extensive experience in gathering Business Requirements, writing Technical Specifications and defining Version Control Processes, worked as Business Analyst / Onshore Coordinator in NJ
  • Lead a team size ranging from 2 to 20 resources, provided them wif key information about the client and their business, reviewed code developed by the team
  • Handled successfully onshore-offshore coordination. Collected business requirements from the clients and communicated well to the offshore team
  • Worked as a bridge between different stakeholders to understand the requirements and cascade the same to the development team, excellent stakeholder’s management
  • Successfully organized and handled cross trainings wifin the project to ensure the knowledge is not lost if a certain resource is unavailable
  • Not shy of escalating important issues to the management for timely resolution
  • Adapts well to the changing environment
  • Experience in Pre-Sales domain and writing technical proposals
  • Good Experience in creating FRS, Project Plans and Estimations for projects
  • Worked as Assessment Team Member (ATM) wif QAI for assessing CMMI Maturity Level 5
  • Working as Process Consultant for one of the projects me is managing
  • Excellent work ethics, self-motivated, quick learner, team player and good at multi-tasking
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS

DWH technologies: OLAP

RDBMS: SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 R2, Oracle 8, 9i, 10g, Sybase IQ

Development/Productivity Tools: Adobe Acrobat, MS Office, ODBC, Visual Basic

E-Com Frameworks/Web Technologies: VBScripts

Programming Languages: SQL, Sybase IQ scripts

DWH Tools: Business Objects, CystalReports.com Business Objects 5.x, 6.x, XIR2, XIR3.1, 4.0

Source Control: Visual Source Safe

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, NJ

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management - Managing Enterprise software Solution Team of 25 resources to develop dis MVC / .Net based platform product for the client
  • Requirement Gathering & Elicitation - Gather the requirements from the client and pass it on to the development team. Help them understand the requirements. Seek clarifications for any doubts/questions from the client
  • Agile Methodology - Agile project management methodology was adopted and me worked as Scrum master. me lead the daily scrum meetings and ensured dat the sprint backlogs were all delivered on time
  • Daily Sprint Stand-up calls - me lead and managed the sprint calls for dis project, ensured dat the daily calls do not go for long and only quick status and important issues were discussed and sorted out during the calls
  • Stakeholder’s Management - Builds and maintains strong client relationships, and participates in client meetings regarding performance to ensure client satisfaction
  • Business Requirement Document - Created the Business Requirement Document which served as the go to document. dis was signed-off by the client which made the basis for developing the project
  • Status Reporting - Managed the prompt and correct status reporting of the project. Apart from daily stand-up calls, circulated the weekly status report to the client for better tracking and monitoring of the project
  • Development & Testing - me lead the team during the development and testing phases as well. Helped the tem determine the best approach and did a lot of QA to support better quality deliverables
  • UAT & Bug-fixing - Supported the end users and development team during the UAT phase. Ensured dat all the reported bugs are properly tracked, prioritized and assigned to the development team for fixing them
  • Cost & Schedule Monitoring - An important aspect of dis project was to ensure dat their is no Cost & Schedule variances. me used GANTT charts and Microsoft Project tools to monitor the Cost and Schedule. me ensured the team members track all their time in the timesheets and submits diligently every week
  • Risk Assessment & Mitigation - Worked wif the relevant stakeholders to identify the risks, created Risk Register document and options to mitigate them
  • Go-Live/ Production Release - Helped the teams in Production Release. Made sure dat the Release Notes are shared wif all the relevant stakeholders. All the Concerned parties are available for the launch. Completed Smoke Testing after the launch to ensure dat the Production environment is up and running fine as per the expectations
  • Performance Tuning of the system - Being a web application, it’s important to know the non-functional requirement of how should me system behave. Worked wif the team to ensue database and front end has been developed and then fine-tuned for best performance
  • Handling of the Change Requests - their were some enhancement requests from the client which were taken up as a part of Change Request. me submitted the same to the Change Management which approved few of the work items which were later developed by the development team

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management - End to end Project management and leadership. Managing the BI development Team of 8 resources at onshore & offshore to develop Enterprise Business Intelligence System for the client
  • Requirement Gathering & Elicitation - Gather the requirements from the client and pass it on to the development team. Help them understand the requirements. Seek clarifications for any doubts/questions from the client
  • Waterfall Methodology - Worked on the waterfall project management methodology for dis project. Ensured each of the different phases are signed-off before starting the next phase of the project
  • Stakeholder’s Management - Builds and maintains strong client relationships, and participates in client meetings regarding performance to ensure client satisfaction
  • Status Reporting - Managed the prompt and correct status reporting of the project. Apart from daily stand-up calls, circulated the weekly status report to the client for better tracking and monitoring of the project
  • Work Breakdown Structure & Estimation - Worked wif the technical architect to design a solution and come up wif the required estimates for the project. Shared the same wif the client and got an approval. Created Work Break Down structure document for the development team to understand the requirements of the project
  • Capacity & Capability Planning – Based on the estimates approved, me worked on the capability and capacity planning. Ensured me get the right skillset of the resources required for the same duration based on timelines. Used skill matrix and resource calendar to monitor dis activity
  • Resource Utilization – It was an important aspect of the project to ensure the resources are properly utilized
  • Development & Testing – me lead the team during the development and testing phases as well. Helped the tem determine the best approach and did a lot of QA to support better quality deliverables
  • UAT & Bug-fixing – Supported the end users and development team during the UAT phase. Ensured dat all the reported bugs are properly tracked, prioritized and assigned to the development team for fixing them
  • Cost & Schedule Monitoring – An important aspect of dis project was to ensure dat their is no Cost & Schedule variances. me used GANTT charts and Microsoft Project tools to monitor the Cost and Schedule. me ensured the team members track all their time in the timesheets and submits diligently every week
  • Profitability Tracker – Monitored the cost and revenue of the project and timely submitted the profitability tracker. dis is an important organization wide project manager’s responsibility
  • Risk Assessment & Mitigation – Worked wif the relevant stakeholders to identify the risks, created Risk Register document and options to mitigate them
  • Go-Live/ Production Release – Helped the teams in Production Release. Made sure dat the Release Notes are shared wif all the relevant stakeholders. All the Concerned parties are available for the launch. Completed Smoke Testing after the launch to ensure dat the Production environment is up and running fine as per the expectations
  • Handling of the Change Requests – their were some enhancement requests from the client which were taken up as a part of Change Request. me submitted the same to the Change Management which approved few of the work items which were later developed by the development team

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management – End to end Project management and leadership. Manage and support dis ongoing Support project for day to day activities, requests and cater to client’s satisfaction
  • Support of GWI Incident Management System – Open & Track all incidents and requests in GWI Incident Management system. Ensure GWI System is maintained and tracked on a daily basis. Seek clarifications for any doubts/questions from the client
  • Stakeholder’s Management - Builds and maintains strong client relationships, and participates in client meetings regarding performance to ensure client satisfaction
  • Status Reporting – Managed the prompt and correct status reporting of the project. Circulated the weekly & Monthly status report to the client for better tracking and monitoring of the project
  • Development & Testing – me lead the team during the development and testing phases as well. Helped the tem determine the best approach and did a lot of QA to support better quality deliverables
  • Capacity & Capability Planning – Based on the estimates approved, me worked on the capability and capacity planning. Ensured me get the right skillset of the resources required for the same duration based on timelines. Used skill matrix and resource calendar to monitor dis activity
  • Resource Utilization – It was an important aspect of the project to ensure the resources are properly utilized
  • Cost & Schedule Monitoring – An important aspect of dis project was to ensure dat their is no Cost & Schedule variances. me used GANTT charts and Microsoft Project tools to monitor the Cost and Schedule. me ensured the team members track all their time in the timesheets and submits diligently every week
  • Profitability Tracker – Monitored the cost and revenue of the project and timely submitted the profitability tracker. dis is an important organization wide project manager’s responsibility
  • Risk Assessment & Mitigation – Worked wif the relevant stakeholders to identify the risks, created Risk Register document and options to mitigate them
  • Handling of the Change Requests – their were some enhancement requests from the client which were taken up as a part of Change Request. me submitted the same to the Change Management which approved few of the work items which were later developed by the development team

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management
  • Requirement Gathering & Elicitation
  • Weekly calls wif clients
  • Define Scope & Monitor
  • Estimation
  • Resource Utilization
  • Change Request Management
  • UAT & Bug-fixing
  • Support Go-Live/ Production Release

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management, Initiation & Planning
  • Requirement Gathering & Elicitation
  • Estimation of the project
  • Requirement Analysis & Design
  • Resource Alignment
  • Weekly check point meetings wif the client
  • Handling the scope creep & gold plating
  • Unit testing by the team
  • UAT/bug fixing
  • Planning for Go-Live, Knowledge Transition and Documentation
  • Tracking of Cost/Revenue for the project
  • Production Release & Stabilization

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management
  • Requirement Analysis & Design
  • Resource Alignment
  • Weekly check point meetings wif the client
  • Ticket assignment and Resolution
  • Change Requests Estimation, Approval and Development
  • Tracking of Cost/Revenue for the project
  • Production Release & Stabilization

Confidential

Project Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement analysis, Design and Development
  • Developed Universes and Reports using Business Objects
  • Setup weekly calls wif users to go through the project status and understand their business requirements. Setup daily calls wif the onshore team
  • Successfully handled many adhoc change requests from the client
  • Unit testing of the team’s universes/reports
  • Successfully handled all the changes and the bugs reported by the client in the UAT phase
  • Coordinated and communicated well between the client and the offshore team to ensure dat the requirements are understood properly and project is delivered on time.
  • Handed the project to the support team by giving them proper transition of knowledge and all documentation.

Confidential, NJ

Technical Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management, Estimation of new report development
  • dis project is developed using Agile and Scrum methodology
  • Requirement analysis, Design and Development
  • Created Business Requirement Document & Functional Requirement Specification
  • Developed Estimates and Project Plan single handedly for the complete project
  • Handled Resource Allocation as per the required skill set
  • Developed/Enhanced Universes and Reports using Business Objects
  • Successfully handled many adhoc change requests from the client
  • Unit testing own code and dat of other developers
  • Successfully handled all the changes and the bugs reported by the client in the UAT phase
  • Coordinated and communicated well between the client and the offshore team to ensure dat the requirements are understood properly and project is delivered on time
  • Using the Import Wizard tool deployed the universes and reports from the development environment to the production environment

Confidential, NJ

Technical Lead / Onsite Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement analysis, Design and Development. Created the Functional Requirement Specification.
  • Developed Estimates and Project Plan single handedly for the complete project.
  • Handled Resource Allocation as per the required skill set.
  • Created Business Requirement Document & Functional Requirement Specification
  • Setup weekly calls wif Japan users to go through the project status and understand their business requirements. Setup daily calls wif the offshore team in India.
  • dis project is developed using Agile and Scrum methodology.
  • Developed Universes and Reports using Business Objects.
  • Used Visual Source Safe to maintain code and documentation versions.
  • Successfully handled many adhoc change requests from the client.
  • Unit testing own code and dat of other developers.
  • Successfully handled all the changes and the bugs reported by the client in the UAT phase.
  • Coordinated and communicated well between the client and the offshore team to ensure dat the requirements are understood properly and project is delivered on time.
  • Using the Import Wizard tool deployed the universes and reports from the development environment to the production environment.
  • Handed the project to the support team by giving them proper transition of knowledge and all documentation.
  • Set up 5 users and allocated them proper rights to view and refresh the canned reports using Central Management Console.

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