IT Project Manager effective in leading and directing Data warehousing and BI projects from inception to launch. More than 10 years of progressive management experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans and achieving revenue performance targets.
Successfully managed $2.5 million Complementary Group Rating and Geo-coding Program delivering census block information which enabled Allstate to offer rate plans specific to customer location. This bumped Allstate's Policy increase by over 20%.
Led project teams consisting of 15 onshore and over 25 offshore resources.
Successfully completed a $2 million project to bring all of Allstate Emerging Business products into the warehouse which enabled Allstate Agents to offer commercial products to customers which in turn improved Allstate market cap in this area.
Consistently achieved on-time, on-budget project completion as well as high levels of customer satisfaction.
Excelled in positions where strategic planning, exceptional client relationship management are required.
Managed multiple projects during this time period with budgets ranging from $500K to $3 million.
Collaborated with cross-functional teams to draft project schedules and plans.
Delivered detailed feature roadmaps that included action items and project targets.
Developed accurate development estimates and drafted project resource plans.
Monitored costs, timescales and resources used to achieve end result.
Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes.
Developed presentations on the project progress to the executive team.
Led part of the Data Warehouse Department.
Instrumental in designing, developing and optimizing the batch process that generates strategic data reports for the company's top 1% and shareholders, auditors, financial institutes and portfolio managers.
Led teams consisting of users, developers (internal and consultants) for both in-house and offshore projects.
Drove continual improvement to system architecture by refactoring old legacy code.
Supervised the work of 10 other software developers.
Drafted technical documents, including white papers and oversaw deployment, configuration and documentation procedures.
Conducted full-lifecycle software development in multiple software environments using Abinitio and Oracle.
Worked with various clients both in India and USA during this time period as a programmer and consultant working on all Oracle tools such as Oracle 8i, Reports 6 and Forms 8. Wrote extensive PL/SQL programs.
Updated, modified and expanded existing software programs.
Developed custom software solutions for a number of clients including Lockheed Martin, Underwriters Laboratories.
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