Dedicated, self-motivated, results driven project management professional with a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, superior problem solving abilities, and a proven record of providing quality project management from initiation to closing.
Project development & lifecycle
Microsoft Office proficiency
Requirements definition & analysis
Written & verbal communication
Quality assurance & control
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Project Manager/Business Analyst09/2006 to CurrentInfinite Energy, IncGainesville, Florida
Plan, execute, monitor, and finalize projects across multiple development and business teams using both Waterfall and Iterative software development life cycle processes.
Identify, communicate, mitigate and resolve project issues and risks during all stages of a product life cycle.
Coordinate and facilitate communication between business users and technical teams.
Effectively manage and lead team of analysts, developers, and testers from initial interviewing and hiring, to training and mentoring, to delegation of work assignments and responsibilities.
Function as a Product Owner in the Scrum development framework to determine and convey priorities while ensuring team delivers quality, value products for the business.
Organize and conduct multi-faceted meetings including initial requirements gathering, product and sprint backlog refinement, sprint planning, daily Scrum meetings, stakeholder demonstrations, reviews and retrospective meetings.
Perform necessary research, gather relevant information, analyze and compile data, identify problems, complete documentation, present findings and propose and implement recommended solutions using in-depth business knowledge and subject matter expertise.
Branch Office Administrator02/2003 to 08/2006Edward JonesPaducah, Kentucky
Maintained an effective branch operation while providing excellent organization skills, critical thinking abilities, and initiative.
Provided critical administrative, marketing, and customer service responsibilities using various account services software, financial industry knowledge, and an understanding of individual customer needs and concerns.
Performed extensive account and transaction research, cost basis analysis, portfolio reports and updates, analytical calculations, and quality record-keeping and documentation.
Coordinated marketing efforts with the assistance of automated marketing and business management tools.
Business Analyst08/2000 to 10/2002Uniprise TechnologiesBasking Ridge, New Jersey
Provided primary analyst support for testing, implementation, conversion, and ongoing maintenance of reporting systems.
Identified and investigated potential issues with current processing and coordinated efforts to create workable solutions.
Assisted programming staff with technical support, examined and debugged program code, and recommended suggestions regarding improvements and corrections.
Documented business and technical specifications; created comprehensive test plans, data selection criteria, expected results, valid value reports, and frequency queries; and constructed formats and methodology models for others to follow.
Ensured data integrity through comprehensive analysis, research, design, testing, and validation efforts.
Performed rigorous QA and testing procedures, executed daily SQL transaction queries, successfully interacted with various departmental teams and business users, facilitated status meetings, confirmed project plans, and provided customer support.
Evaluated and monitored the quality of monthly statistical production data.
Programming Consultant01/1998 to 05/1999Chubb Computer ServicesParsippany, New Jersey
Location - Computer Horizons, Inc., Parsippany, New Jersey
Responsible for troubleshooting and debugging IBM mainframe systems to create strategies and solutions for Year 2000 testing.
Implemented Year 2000 solutions to existing COBOL and COBOL II source code and libraries.
Performed baseline, regression, and certification testing for batch and on-line systems.
Led team members in various stages of batch testing ranging from the distribution of assignments to the completion of deliverable documentation.
certification: Project Management ProfessionalEarned PMI - ACP certification in January 2015 Actively working toward Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Software EngineeringRegis UniversityDenver, Colorado, USJuly 2004 - July 2006 Regis University Denver, Colorado Overall G.P.A. of 4.0 Post graduate courses in Software Engineering
Certificate: Computer ProgrammingThe Chubb InstituteParsippany, New Jersey, USAugust 1997 - January 1998 The Chubb Institute Parsippany, New Jersey Overall G.P.A. of 3.88 Certificate in Computer Programming
B.A.: MathematicsCaldwell CollegeCaldwell, New Jersey, USAugust 1993 - May 1997 Caldwell College Caldwell, New Jersey Overall G.P.A of 4.0 B.A., Mathematics. Graduated Summa Cum Laude
ACP Project Management Professional PMP Certificate in Computer Programming
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