John DeereIT Team Leader | Moline IL | May 2012 - CurrentParticipates in the project planning process of new products and/or major improvements to existing products. Works to acquire a solid foundation in project management discipline and experience in managing project teams. Project plan developed by focusing on project definition, scope, business requirements, cost, completion dates, resource allocation, and quality/reliability. Uses risk management, communications strategies, etc. as part of managing to the success of projects. • Provides overall team leadership to a group of 10 professional staff, for organizational, employee and project goals. Provides work direction and assistance, which includes monitoring the progress toward goals. • Ensures appropriate resources are available to support department/project initiatives. Manages employees/team(s). This includes general work assignments, coaching and development. It may include formal pay and performance responsibilities as well. • Monitors ongoing status of project(s) as well as other performance expectations of the group and maintains communication with business partners or stakeholders regarding the status. Develops and maintains a collaborative relationship between team members, business partners, and suppliers to achieve defined deliverables. • Adheres to existing processes, contributes to their improvement, and expects the same of others. • Ensures project quality by adhering to standards in development, testing and, quality methodologies assuring integration with other systems. Provides a leadership role and technical direction to team members in order to solve difficult design/production problems. Assists in resolution of difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers.
John DeereInfrastructure Analyst | Moline IL | September 2010 - May 2012
Bachelor of ArtsComputer Network AdministrationSt. Ambrose UniversityDaveport IA, | 2009