Experienced Project Manager with over 30 years experience consulting with customers and other stakeholders to gather requirements, define scopes and set project plans. Capability of managing complex, high-visibility projects from Request for Proposal (RFP) through implementation. Skilled working with diverse customers and communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
Project Management Professional (PMP) - 2013
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) - 2018
Certified Product Owner (CPO) - 2013
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - 2008
Manage multiple projects with consistent record of meeting timeline, scope and budget requirements. Defined scopes, managed resources and oversaw schedules in line with stakeholder and project owner specifications. Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Implementation of formal project management processes based on industry best practice but tailored to customer organizational culture.
Managed and maintain Enterprise Project Management solution on SharePoint Project Server 2016 platform which refined project team day to day processes to effect change resulting in improved efficiency, better quality, and effective portfolio management.
Project Implementations include:
Assist Project Manager in organizing and managing projects and tasks. Tasks involve:
Software Projects: Business Analysis, Design, Development, Project Management
Management and Leadership
Director, Utility Billing
Managed team of 20 professional software developers, technical support, functional support, quality assurance, trainers and technical writers. Directed business unit that provided Utility Billing software applications installed in over 300 sites. Provided semi-annual software updates with annual new version releases.
Managed work of 40 other software developers for Enterprise Application suite on IBM iSeries platform utilizing RPG developers, Web developers and Cognos developers. Software applications included: Utility Billing, Finance, Community Development, Work Management and Public Safety and Justice. Worked with other functional areas for Quality Assurance, Professional Services and Implementations to develop features and fix product defects.
Facilitator - Process Improvement Initiatives
Facilitated implementation of Scrum Methodologies, Team Foundation Server and development of common Release Management strategy for various integrated Enterprise Application Suites. Involved directors, managers and team members in five office in US and India.
Sales and Marketing
Taught potential and existing clients about products through seminars, user group conferences and other special events. Collaborated with members of marketing department to complete product materials and Request for Proposals (RFPs).
US Navy, 1977-1983
Enlisted (E6-Petty Officer 1st Class) - Data Processing
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