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Lead Project Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished IT Project Manager with a track record of successfully managing complex software development projects over the entire project life cycle.
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing diverse teams, spread across the country and overseas (i.e.: on - shore and off-shore) in a matrix environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Technolgy: Managed projects with these environments: Unix, Sun Solaris, HP/3000, Windows, IBM Mainframes, Oracle, Sybase, MS Access, C, Java, C++

3rd Party Application Software: MS Project, MS Office

Business Environments: Telecommunications, Call Center applications, Computers / Electronics, Manufacturing, Government / DOD contracting, Banking / Financial Services, International, Off-shoring. Well versed in IT/UP PRISM.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Lead Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led a cross-functional team and managed all aspects of project management activities starting with scope definition, planning, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and project closure activities
  • Developed and maintained project plans and project schedules. Conducted weekly status calls with the project team to manage the project to ensure the project is meeting planned scope, budget & schedule.
  • Managed the Change control process to ensure changes to project scope are effectively controlled and managed

Confidential

Lead Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led a cross-functional team and managed all project management activities for all phases of projects starting with project initiation, planning, solution definition, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and project closure activities
  • Developed and maintained project plans and project schedules. Conducted weekly status calls with the project team to manage the project to ensure he project is meeting planned scope, budget & schedule.
  • Managed the Change control process to ensure changes to project scope were effectively controlled and managed in order to minimize negative impact to successful project implementation
  • Provided coaching, guidance and support to the Scrum Master and the SCRUM teams to deliver the projects on time and to meet user expectations; participated and led daily standups

Confidential

Lead Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led a cross-functional team and managed all project management activities for all phases of projects starting with project initiation, planning, solution definition, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and project closure activities
  • Managed and tracked issues and risks to the project. Developed mitigation plans to minimize the impact to project scope, budget & schedule
  • Briefed Senior Leadership and other stakeholders on overall project status
  • Successfully implemented Unix to Linux migration project for Service Express Platform (SXP) application, sub-application under Global Computing Platform (GCP)
  • Performed self-audits prior to closing key decision gates to ensure SOX compliance and compliance to IT/UP process guidelines. This also helped in securing 100% audit score in SQA audits
  • Developed and maintained project plans and project schedules. Conducted weekly status calls with the project team to manage the project to ensure he project is meeting planned scope, budget & schedule.
  • Managed the Change control process to ensure changes to project scope were effectively controlled and managed in order to minimize negative impact to successful project implementation
  • Provided direction and set priorities to ensure all project deliverables were completed prior to closing of the appropriate milestones and guided the team to identify and resolve day-to-day issues

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the entire life cycle of software development starting with defining the requirements, estimating the cost and schedule, developing detailed project plans, allocating resources, assessing and managing risks, motivating team members, managing on-going software development, tracking and resolving issues, presenting status to customers and higher level management, managing schedule and budget and managing and resolving post-production problems.
  • Negotiate with project sponsors and customers on the resources needed for the project.
  • Develop written commitments with a cost and schedule milestones and provided them to the customers. Make formal and informal presentations to the sponsors and customer(s) about the project status.
  • Develop detailed Project Plan for the project including project schedule and resources and used it to track and monitor the project. Use Microsoft Project to manage the schedule and resource allocation.
  • Monitor the project closely, and communicate with the team continuously to ensure that the team is able to meet the project commitments.
  • Communicate with the senior management, project sponsors and the customer regularly to keep them informed of the project progress and to ensure that unpleasant surprises are minimized. Manage expectations and communicate clearly both good and bad news.
  • Track the issues and dependencies for the project and work with various units (both inside and outside the organization) to resolve those issues. Work with people in different organizations Confidential all management levels and with teams in remote locations and offshore teams.
  • Developed a training plan to train new teams and offshore teams to provide them the project-specific knowledge needed to enable the new teams to start contributing to the project quickly.
  • Organized a team and led the team in developing requirements documents for introduction of new equipments to the network. Led a team to develop the software applications and systems to support the quick introduction of new technology to the network. Received recognition from the Senior Management for an effective process.
  • Very effective in planning proactively, keeping the team focused on goals and was recognized for successful completion of the projects on time and within budget.
  • Trained offshore teams and teams in remote locations within U.S. and managed software development involving teams geographically distributed in several US and overseas locations.
  • Received recognition for being effective across organizational boundaries, for being proactive, for building alignments and for keeping the team focused on goals.

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led the System Test team to successfully develop test plans and test specifications and test reports using for a complex software project in support of the Materials Management system.
  • Led the System Test team to perform all the System testing and completed the System testing on schedule. Developed the test reports. All the documents were developed using the Government provided standards and all of the documents were submitted to the Government on or ahead of schedule.
  • Led a team of technical experts and developed a Database Design Concept (DID) document for the Requirements Determination Data Base (RDDB) which was part of the standardization initiative of the Department of Defense.
  • Participated in the to assure the quality and on-time delivery of the test plan and test reports.
  • Participated in thebusiness process certification process for the organization using the Sea’s Capability Maturity Model.
  • Participated in the business process certification process for the organization using the Sea’s Capability Maturity Model.
  • Made regular formal presentations to the senior management and to the Government customer to provide them the current status of the project. Received recognition as a good stand up briefer.
  • Was a leading member of the Confidential & Confidential team Confidential this location ( Confidential offices) performed as a Site Manager for Confidential & Confidential and was a liaison between Confidential & Confidential senior management in New Jersey and the local Confidential & Confidential employees Confidential Confidential in Fairborn, Ohio.

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of hardware engineers and software analysts to perform the design evaluation of all the new designs of Financial Branch Automation Systems designed for the large and medium commercial banks worldwide. Won numerous awards and recognitions for outstanding achievement in this effort.
  • As the Business Program manager, managed the Outsourcing Program as well as business relationships with all the outside organizations (domestic and international) for the Engineering and Manufacturing Division of Confidential . Facilitated the US manufacture of a Wireless LAN product.
  • Led a team of Quality Analysts and helped the Division of Confidential to achieve ISO certification in a very short time (the first Confidential division in the world to achieve this distinction Confidential the time).
  • Developed test applications using COBOL CICS to test branch automation systems developed by Confidential to the financial market (large Financial Institutions worldwide were the primary customer base).

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