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It Project Lead Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Over 20 years’ experience in Information Technology Solution Delivery.
  • Skilled in project management principles including project planning, issues and risk management, project deliverable tracking, budget and cost tracking, capacity planning, quality management, process improvement, and ensuring delivery of programs that meet customer expectations.
  • Extensive Financial and Banking Applications experience includes Cash Management, payment processing, Treasury, Foreign Exchange, etc.
  • In my career with JPMC I have been actively engaged in implementing the payment processing for large complex customers like State of Michigan, State of Nevada, Cook County, John Deere.
  • My strength is in analyzing business needs, gather information and suggest process improvements that align with business strategic vision.
  • Another task that equally interests me is to handle challenging problems reported by external or internal customers and come up with the best resolution possible.
  • Experience in managing customer expectations by working closely with external and internal customers (Operations, Product and Sales), project sponsors, Vendors and development team.
  • Experience in budget planning and financial tracking for Projects.
  • Experience in Project Planning and initiation.
  • Extensive Experience in managing entire Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience in managing Large Scale Releases.
  • Ability to work well individually and with the diverse teams located nationally and internationally.
  • Extensive experience in initiation to implementation cycles involved in successful customer implementations.
  • Experience in facilitating requirements gathering, analysis and design.Experience in databases.
  • Experience in client - server, and mainframe application development, on-line transaction processing, distributed database processing, data modeling.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem solving capabilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in reporting status to senior management and project teams.
  • Experience in using MS office products Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, SQL, Project 2010, and Visio.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

IT Project Lead

Worked in Receivables IT business unit of the Treasury and Security Services of the Bank. The client base was from various industries i.e. Utility customers (electricity, water, telephone, and Gas companies), Mortgage companies, Hospitals, Credit Card companies, Insurance companies and Government entities (states and counties) for Income/property tax processing.

Responsibilities:

  • Our team provided overall Project Management and was involved in gathering customer requirements, customer setups, customization/development, User/quality and testing with the customers and implementation and provide support after implementations.
  • Actively involved in implementation and supporting payment processing operations for thousands of national/retail and public sector customers.

Recent Projects:

Migration Project: Migrate customers from legacy payment processing platform to strategic platform.

Objective: Migrate customers from regional legacy platform to centralized hub/spoke architectural platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Performed the analysis of the customer setups on legacy platform to prepare the requirement document.
  • Worked with operations/business to migrate or translate these requirements to target platform.
  • During this exercise, explored the possibilities for business to achieve efficiencies.
  • Prepared requirement document for Image delivery application to avoid customer impact during migration.
  • Identified IT resources, perform time/cost estimation and obtain management approval.
  • Prepare IT Project Plan.
  • Held weekly progress status meeting and communicate progress to senior management.
  • Used the SDLC knowledge to work with team to develop quality code. Perform cycle tests and provide the test results to the customers.
  • Analyze the testing issues reported and come up with resolutions.
  • Maintain Issues log and identify the owner of the issue with target dates.
  • Prepare implementation readiness checklist and walk-through with the team.
  • Successful implementation.

Server Refresh Project and new IBML scanner implementation for State of Michigan and State of Nevada Tax Processing.

Objective: Install larger servers, faster scanners and software releases to replace old equipment and obtain operational efficiencies and cost savings.

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with operations/business, infrastructure team and product team to define the scope of the project.
  • Also suggest or document any operational efficiency that can be attained as a part of the project.
  • Identified key stakeholders and held discussions with Business and document the requirements.
  • Identify resources, perform time/cost estimation and obtain management approval.
  • Prepare Project Plan and held kickoff meeting to walk-through the plan to make sure all the teams are on same page.
  • Held weekly progress status meeting and communicate progress senior management.
  • Share the plan with the Vendors to make sure that they are aware of the deadlines/milestones and deliverables.
  • Held weekly status meeting with business and the State.
  • Perform cycle tests and provide the test results to the State.
  • Analyze the testing issues reported and come up with resolutions.
  • Maintain Issues log and identify the owner of the issue with target dates.
  • Prepare implementation readiness checklist and walk-through with the team.
  • Successful implementation.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Pittsburgh, PA

Sr. Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of developers and successfully completed/implemented 6 projects of 6 to 18 months in duration for Banking and Healthcare industry. (Projects include customization of Patient Care, Patient accounting modules that resulted in getting more Healthcare customers and implementations of new releases of Retail Banking package

Confidential

Sr. Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Bank of Oman’s requirements and customized Unisys Retail and Wholesale Banking packages to migrate the legacy hardware/software platforms to Unisys.
  • Attended 3 month’s training conducted by Unisys at Atlanta for Global Financial Package.
  • Analyzed Bank of Tokyo’s requirements and customized NCR offshore Banking package to Automate manual Foreign Exchange and Money Market processes.
  • This automation increased Bank of Tokyo’s transaction volume by 100% that resulted in millions of dollars in revenue improvement.
  • Lead the team of developers during entire development project cycles to implement the projects successfully.

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