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Project Manager Resume

Jersey City, NJ

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

  • Over 20 years of diverse experience in Information Technology with 10 years of Project Management, Business Analysis, Project Coordination and Programming.
  • Experienced in projects related to Network Infrastructure, Finance/Banking, Insurance, Publishing and Telecommunication Domains.
  • Experienced in Enterprise Analysis, Scoping, Creating Project Proposals, Budget and Resource Analysis, creating MS project plans. Define, track and escalate issues by managing issue logs, Change control logs and producing weekly status reports.
  • Experienced in Conducting workshops, Facilitating meetings/JAD sessions, writing and distributing meeting minutes.
  • Utilize different types of Methodologies and Modeling techniques.
  • Full understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and the standards to follow.
  • Assist team in preparation and maintenance of deliverables.
  • Experienced in providing project tracking on multiple, concurrent projects using tools such as MS Project, SharePoint and Visio.
  • Involved in new implementation, Upgrade, Conversion (Migration) and Enhancement projects.
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain client relationships and converse with all facets in the client’s organization.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 7, NT/2000, XP

Methodology: Scrum, SDLC, RUP, AGILE, and Waterfall Model

Tools: MS Office, MS Outlook, Internet Explorer, MS VISIO, MS Project,Share Point, RPM

Database: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, MS - Access

Languages: C, C++, JAVA, SQL, HTML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Project Manager

  • I am heavily involved with scope analysis, due diligence, project planning, creation and approval of project design proposal, tracking of budget and deliverables, managing schedules and resources, tracking issues and performing risk mitigation with SME’s of different sites.
  • I am working very closely with Decision makers, Program Directors, Technical Director and SME’s of the project. Managing weekly status calls with clients, producing weekly status reports, escalating any issue.
  • Managing one on one weekly meeting with service delivery teams, managing daily offshore calls, tracking and resolving any budgetary, resource or technical issue to achieve the target dead line and deliverables.
  • Working with Global Program Director to maintain Schedule, Budget and Planning of the project at Global level.
  • Track and manage project management collateral: Responsible for publishing and maintaining project plans, schedules, issues lists, status reports, and meeting agendas with action items and Meeting Minutes.
  • Accountable for product team delivery: As a PM, I ensure that the Product Team delivers against schedule, scope, resource/cost and quality targets.
  • Product team coordination: Coordinating product team activities, meetings, communications, and issue resolution among Product Mgmt., R&D, developers, and IT core team members.
  • Release/ Deployment coordination: Ensure smooth collaboration among extended team members for each deployment including Engineering, SQA, Tech. Communications, Int. Compliance, App. Support, Delivery Services, Ops, Reporting, and Executives.
  • Risk management: Anticipate and manage risks, publish a product team risk register, proactively communicate risks/issues to management in a timely manner and offer creative solutions.
  • Environment: MS Excel, Word, MS Project, Power Point, SharePoint, MS outlook, Windows 7 Enterprise, IBM Lotus Notes

Confidential, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Project Manager (Scrum Master)

  • Brain Storming: Responsible for scheduling brain-storming sessions prior to first sprint of the release.
  • Scrum facilitation: Scheduling and facilitating SCRUM kick-off and daily SCRUM meetings with R&D to review cross-project progress and issues, including deliverables and action items.
  • Sprint and Release Planning: Scheduled and lead the sprint planning and release planning exercises. Posted Sprint and Release planning events on the PMO Calendar as least two sprints in advance.
  • Velocity analysis: Analyzed velocity after each sprint and communicate possible impacts on overall release schedule.
  • Manage team resources / capacity: Ensured that product team has capacity to execute within each sprint. Resolved capacity and resource issues in collaboration with the PMO.
  • Communication and conflict resolution: Facilitated smooth product team meeting, attend PMO team meetings, and manage resolve conflicts to maximize productivity and minimize team frustration and thrash.
  • Responsible for planning, managing and facilitating the weekly CMI (Change Management and Control) Meetings for Management Committee.
  • Working very closely with PMO, Program level managers, product owners and key stakeholders.
  • Producing weekly status Report, Change Request and Issue Logs and having daily calls with offshore technical team to resolve any issues and mitigate the risk.
  • Maintaining the SharePoint site with the most current information about Meeting schedules, Agendas, Meeting Minutes and Program Status Summaries.
  • Environment: RPM, MS Excel, Word, MS Project, Power Point, SharePoint, MS outlook, Windows XP

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Project Manager / Sr. Business Analyst

  • Scope, Plan, Organize and Facilitate the Project. Hold review sessions, brain storming sessions, gather data and record the requirements to be reviewed by Management and Tech Leads.
  • Actively participate in JAD/JAR session.
  • Plan, arrange and facilitate meetings with Business owners and stake holders.
  • Working closely with program Manager and working on Detailed Team Activity Plan.
  • Producing weekly status Report, Change Request and Issue Log.
  • Working with Microsoft Project to make Project Plan and tracking deliverables.
  • Also coordinating small scale project task to run the project smoothly.
  • Heavily involved with helping users with their UAT and getting signoff. Providing guidance to end users about new features and test scenarios. Act as a liaison between stake holders and development team.
  • Actively involved with in UAT and end user training session.
  • Communicating and keeping track of any issues from UAT and acquiring acceptance of the stakeholders.
  • Environment: Windows, MS Office, SQL, SQL SERVER, MS Outlook, MS VISIO

Confidential, Trenton, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst / Project Coordinator

  • Acted as a liaison between stake holders and development team.
  • Scope, plan, Organize and Facilitate the Project. Hold review sessions, brain storming sessions, gather data and record the requirements to be reviewed by Management and Tech Leads.
  • Elicit customer requirements using different elicitation techniques.
  • Gather and translate high level business requirements.
  • Actively participate in JAD/JAR session.
  • Develop Project Plan and maintain project status report, issue logs, change logs.
  • Translated the business requirements into specific process improvements along with identifying benefits.
  • Ensuring the effective preparation and delivery of all project events and meetings production of all necessary documentation.
  • Communicating and keeping track of any issues from UAT and acquiring acceptance of the stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective working relationship with client through continuous communication.

Environment: Windows, MS Office, SQL, SQL SERVER, MS Outlook, MS VISIO

Confidential, Mount Laurel, NJ

Business Analyst

  • Acted as a liaison between technical and non-technical groups, including developers and end-users. Held meetings with users and developers to gather requirements.
  • Translated customer requirement into functional requirements and business requirements.
  • Created high level data flow diagrams, flow charts, Activity/State diagram and Sequence diagrams.
  • Prepare business Process model, logical data model, business use cases, use case description.
  • Responsible for coordinating business meetings, JAD Sessions and generating monthly status reports.
  • Researched and recommended solutions to design problems, including conflicts, interferences and errors/omissions.
  • Involved at every stage of Testing, including UAT.
  • Received, reviewed, coordinated, and replied to inquiries and requests by client. Provide ad hoc reports as required.
  • Environment: Microsoft Office, MS Outlook, SQL and Windows XP

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Business Analyst

  • After understanding the scope of the project, I designed business rules, documenting process flow, Use-Case Models, ER Diagrams, and Test Cases.
  • Understood and articulated business requirements/Rules from government and then converted requirements into technical specifications. Verified the Business Scenarios on new builds to allow extended testing by the QA team.
  • Facilitated new user training and support of project.
  • Environment: Windows 2000, Microsoft Office, SQL Server, SQL, Internet Explorer

Confidential, Piscataway, NJ

Programmer/Analyst

  • Acted as an important developer and worked closely with system architect and business analyst. Actively participated in meetings with designers, engineers and users.
  • Heavily involved with QA team on requirements and change requests. Assisted in Developing Test Plans and manual testing.
  • Environment: Oracle, JBuilder, Java, JConnect, QTP

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