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Project Manager Resume Profile

NJ

OBJECTIVE:

  • Leveraging my experience and with the enthusiasm to stretch beyond my comfort zone,
  • I am seeking for a senior project manager position to deliver complex projects involving enterprise application development and implementation preferably in a client facing and revenue generation role.

PROFESSIONAL SNAPSHOT

  • Innovative IT professional with over 17 years' experience in Project Management, Solution Architecture and Application Development
  • Proven experience in varying projects including Peoplesoft 9.1 HCM/ Payroll upgrade, implementation of Bolt on Salary Review Application, ESS, Information Security and Third Party Packages. Ownership of managing NA Payroll with over 20,000 employees
  • Hands on experience in developing and customizing Peoplesoft applications using PeopleTools 8.51 , Peoplecode, SQR, SQL and other current Peoplesoft technologies
  • Skilled in transitioning and working in an outsourcing model. Currently manage off-shore teams in creative ways
  • Creatively analyze critical business requirements and transform them into successful data and application architecture.
  • A competent communicator with excellent relationship building, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, facilitation and organizational abilities
  • Insightful knowledge and experience of business process analysis and design, various SDLC methodologies including waterfall, agile and hybrid , re-engineering, process rationalization, cost control, capacity planning, performance measurement and quality assurance
  • Masters degree in Information Systems Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA
  • Ability to oversee multiple complex projects concurrently with knowledge and experience across software application development enhancement. Successful track record in managing program activities, risk assessments and reviews for the management
  • Certified Project Management Professional PMP Since 2002.
  • Chairperson for the Best Practices Team in KPMG Project Management Forum.

MANAGERIAL SKILLS

  • IT Project Management Vendor Management
  • Transition Management Delivery Management
  • Requirements Engineering SDLC/ ADLC: Application/ Solution Architecture
  • Gathering Market Intelligence Business Relationship
  • Business and Process Analysis Change Management
  • Communication and Presentation Presales and Proposals
  • Networking and Collaboration Risk Management
  • Resource Management Six Sigma Quality in Project Management
  • Oracle/ Peoplesoft Consulting Peoplesoft HCM On boarding to Alumni
  • Web Development Marketing Domain Campaign Management
  • PMBOK/ ITIL Framework

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Operating System Windows Vista/NT/2007, UNIX, Solaris, DOS
  • Databases Oracle 11, 10g, 9i, 8 , SQL Server, DB2
  • Languages / Peoplesoft Related Peoplecode, People Tools 8.51 and earlier , HCM 9.1 Peoplecode, Crystal Reports, Integration broker / Web services, Application Engine, Change Assistant, Component Interface, Performance Monitor, Performance Tuning, ACE, Peoplesoft Security and Row Level Security
  • Languages SQR, SQL, PL/SQL, VB, Java, UNIX Scripts, Java Scripts, XML HTML
  • Software Packages ExactTarget, InterAction, Beyond compare, Hummingbird, IP Switch, MS Projects, Optimal Trace, Primavera, Peoplesoft, PVCS, Remedy, SQL Navigator, SQR Debugger, Team Track, Tivoli Maestro and Access Manager , Visio, TM Art, BMC Patrol / CMDB, Dream Weaver, TFS
  • Integration Peoplesoft and Java Application, Peoplesoft and WebSeal Tivoli Access Manager , Peoplesoft CI / Integration Broker/ Interfaces with vendors, Integrating with SOA
  • Favourite PM Tools RACI matrix, Checklist, Status reports, Project Collaboration sites

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Confidential

Project Manager

Key Deliverables

  • Client Satisfaction, Project Management, Enterprise Application Architecture, Software Design, Development Delivery, 3rd Party Package implementation, Risk Management and align IT goals with the business.

Ownership of:

  • Peoplesoft North American Payroll with over 20,000 employees system Development and Support
  • Peoplesoft Bolt on Salary Review application Development and Support
  • Payroll Interface Development and Support from Canadian Peoplesoft HCM to Ceridian's Payflex System
  • Implementation of Enterprise wide campaign management system for Marketing, Campus recruiting, Alumni and Tax services

Highlights

  • Connect with PMO for defining Opportunity Definition Document ODD and Solution Definition in the project conception phase
  • Responsible for uneventful and smooth running of Payroll and Performance Management processes
  • Proactively manage compliance, regulatory and audit requirements. Recent examples include International ACH Transaction IAT , Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment HIRE Act , Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act PPACA and Internal Payroll Audit
  • Hands on coding as required for developing Peoplesoft applications using technologies such SQL, SQR, Peopletools, Peoplecode, AE, CI, XMLP and others
  • Active member of the CoE team that designed the Work Tracking and Test Results Tracking system
  • Actively involved in Software Process improvement initiatives, ADLC, Requirements Engineering initiatives and Enterprise architecture. One of the recent research initiatives is on the custom change management framework / process within the ITIL/ CMMI and PMBOK framework
  • Effectively liaison with outsourcing initiative
  • Pool resources with infrastructure teams: System Admin group, Database Admin group, Membership services Tivoli Access Manager , TM Art / BMC Patrol group and Integration labs
  • Demonstrated excellent relationship with both IT and Business

Recent Projects snapshot:

Peoplesoft 8.8 to 9.1 Upgrade Role: Technical Project manager

  • Currently managing the Peoplesoft upgrade initiative from the configuration, retrofitting and customization perspective for the HR, Payroll and Compensation modules
  • This involves Peoplesoft upgrade from 8.8 to 9.1, Oracle upgrade from 9.x to 11g and PeopleTools from 8.49 to 8.51

Outsourcing Transition Management Roles: Project / Transition manager and SME

  • Manage the transition being the product owner for three major applications
  • Responsibilities include knowledge transfer to the offshore and onshore team s , skill assessment, work assignments and resource management
  • Manage the virtual teams creatively to increase productivity

Compensation Planning Salary Review Role: Application architect and Project Manager

  • Salary Review Application is a Peoplesoft bolt on module designed and developed from scratch at a project cost of 1.2 million. Project scope includes Row level Security, Developing a Salary Planning Grid to present an excel look in the Peoplesoft Environment Innovative online reports using grids, Access Control for Salary Review Administrators, Audit Reports, Promotions, Transfers, Merit and variable Compensation and finally upload to Job.
  • Accomplishment: Implemented Peoplesoft web based Salary Review application to replace the legacy Excel based Salary Review system on time, under budget and with customer satisfaction. Significant cost savings by eliminating redundant data downloads and uploads by the administrators.

Key Projects in the past Roles: Senior Developer, Technical Lead and Application architect

  • Peoplesoft Employee Self Service using Java integration, Leave accrual and Personal Time Write-off, Payroll automation projects, Manager Self Service, Firm Realignment, GL automation, TimenX interface, Peoplesoft Application and Tools Upgrade s , Custom pay check modules e-pay , Row level security, IAT implementation, On boarding
  • Have been the application architect and developer in most the projects listed above
  • Will be glad to discuss project details and accomplishments in the above projects

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