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Project Manager12/2013 to CurrentLowell, AR
Currently manages large scale, high-priority projects of various types within Arvest Information Technology, requiring minimal supervision from the PMO manager.
Responsible for the development and successful launch of the high-visibility website redesign project, completed on schedule within an aggressive 10-month timeline.
Implemented new network access review software and processes to all managers throughout the bank group (1500+ users) which were critical to clearing multiple federal and bank compliance audit findings.
Promoted from Project Manager 1 to Project Manager 2 within first 9 months of employment.
Leads the project team to collect requirements, define project scope, determine project schedule and work breakdown structure, and prepare plans for quality, communications, and risk.
Works with the project team to execute the project plan to reach on-time completion of assigned projects.
Facilitates meetings and documents project status, utilizing meeting notes and the project's work breakdown structure.
Monitors team progress on the project plan and reports to the project steering committee and PMO Manager on variances of or risks assessed on project scope, cost, and timeline.
Finalizes appropriate project documentation and deliverables, and compiles lessons learned from project stakeholders.
Maintains effective and professional communication throughout the project with team members and stakeholders.
Understands and complies with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank's BSA/AML Program.
Assists in maintaining overall PMO process documentation and history.
Technical/Program Analyst04/2011 to 04/2013Schafer Corporation
Provided technical and project management support to federal program managers for multiple, near-term research projects focusing on the development and characterization testing of near-prototype radionuclide detection systems, ranging in scope, complexity (stationary, mobile, and airborne), and application (portal and imaging) with budgets up to $20M.
Tracked and updated key project management parameters, including financials vs.
approved project spend plans, contract performance and change requests, as well as creating/updating project plans via Gantt Charts in Microsoft Project.
Scheduled meetings and facilitated discussions with key stakeholders, vendors, and technical support staff to help identify and resolve major technical issues to prevent and overcome road blocks in the project.
Provided field test support by assuming the role of on-site project manager, responsible for day-to-day activities of a cross-functional team of engineers and scientists, as well as overseeing the verification and validation of collected data.
Reviewed and provided technical feedback relating to project reviews, monthly reports, and technical documentation pertaining to the strategic goals of assigned projects.
Aided the front-end of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including the development of Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicitations, researching BAA specifications and requirements, and evaluation of proposals.
Assisted with the technology transition process, to include budget forecasts and requirements.
Test Engineer04/2010 to 04/2011ManTech International Corp SEATArlington, VA
Provided test engineering support for the evaluation of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) neutron detector replacement technologies for the current industry standard in order to prepare qualified systems for production and deployment.
Aggressive solicitation-to-evaluation schedule of 12 months was met within the allotted budget, and 5 of 7 submitted systems qualified as potential replacement technologies.
Authored and coordinated the Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) and Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM).
Aided in the development and review of project documentation such as the Functional Requirements Document (FRD) and Program Integrated Master Schedule (PIMS) Provided feedback to vendor-developed test plans and other contract deliverables during product development, System Qualification Testing (SQT), and Environmental Performance Qualification Testing (EPQT).
Provided oversight as a government witness at vendor facilities to verify all SQT and EPQT requirements were tested and verified.
Data Analyst12/2008 to 04/2010ManTech International Corp SEATArlington, VA
Provided data analysis, data management, test and evaluation, and systems engineering support to near-term research projects focusing on the development and testing of complex mobile gamma radiation imaging technologies/systems.
Authored the Data Analysis Plan and Data Validation Procedure; helped coordinate and review other documentation including the Test Plan, Test Objectives, and the Final Report.
As Data Validation Manager, developed and implemented data verification and validation (V&V) processes, trained test validation personnel, and ensured all collected test data was validated prior to analysis.
Analyzed test data in order to evaluate the systems under test, and provided government leadership with both meaningful and tangible results as specified in the system requirements.
Project Management Professional (PMP) - January 2015 - January 2018Project Management Institute
B.A: Physics and MathematicsJuly 2008William Jewell CollegeLiberty, MOGPA: Cum LaudeCum Laude Physics and Mathematics
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