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Project Manager

Location:
Olathe, Kansas, 66062, United States
Posted:
May 24, 2010

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Shawnee, KS ***** Cell Phone 913-***-****

E-mail abidaf@r.postjobfree.com Kelly Gresham

Objective To obtain a position that allows me to lead and

coordinate directly with end users and/or technical

staff in developing applications to meet and exceed

the users needs.

Employment 2005-present Garmin International Olathe, KS

Project Manager - Internet Team

Lead and coordinated resources from applications,

infrastructure, and business groups, in the

delivery of small to large, complex business/IT

initiatives. Key responsibilities include

oversight of the development of business and

technical requirements, system design, system

development, testing, deployment and support

transition.

Other Duties Consistently Performed:

Creation, maintenance, and distribution of

documentation for all stages of the SDLC

Creation of new processes and documentation

templates to improve team efficiency

Implement documentation standards and perform

documentation tracking and review

Work with developers to design applications that

best meet user requirements

Work with developers to develop and implement unit

and system testing processes

Coordinates and performs functionality, performance

and integration testing

Provide coordination between end users, developers,

and production control to complete required project

Provide support to helpdesk on escalated problems

and issues

Coordination of the project team - including the

coordination of resources assigned to projects for

which he/she is responsible without direct

authority.

Leads project team and provides project management

guidance throughout all phases of the project(s)

Facilitates analysis of the business and technical

compatibility of systems, hardware, network,

interfaces, etc.

Remains up-to-date on changes and "project"

updates.

Participates as needed or required in regular or

special meetings of the IT team to address the IT

strategies, their integration, their progress

and/or issues needing promotion or problem-solving.

Identifies both customer and supplier needs and

expectations and strives to exceed them.

2000 - 2005 Burns & McDonnell Engineering Kansas

City, MO

Programmer/Analyst II

Worked directly with clients to provide solutions

(project websites, public websites, intranets,

and client server applications) to meet their

business needs.

Development

Developed and maintained 50+ project websites

Developed and maintained 20+ websites and/or

intranets

Developed and maintained multiple client server

applications

Developed conceptual designs and presented to

clients

Improved website optimization for clients

Worked with project team to author coding standards

and best practices

Provided reliable development time estimates

Designed and maintained Access and SQL server

databases

Provided end user training regularly

Provided timely application support to end users

Represented IT consulting team at various

tradeshows

Participated in the branding, logo design, and

marketing campaigns for the IT Consulting team

Project Management

Ensure contractual obligations were fulfilled

Identified and communicated potential development

risks

Determined go/no go on potential projects

Scheduled projects and enhancement releases

Provided manpower planning estimates and cost

estimates on potential projects and proposals

Reviewed design documents

Coordinated end user and functionality testing

Taught a weekly company training on web based

project management software and practices for 5

years.

Maintained high level of involvement with all

key-stakeholders

Analyzed product solutions in terms of business and

IT strategic fit.

Partnered with business customers to identify

solutions that would improve business processes and

deliver business value.

Coordination, development and maintenance of the

all project documentation (i.e. requirements

specifications, test plans, test scripts, user

manuals, change requests, etc)

Managed and documented all project change requests

Authored project proposals and presented to clients

Worked with other IT project managers to

continuously re-evaluate the IT consulting teams'

strategic direction

Technologies Used/Managed:

Visual Studio .NET, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XHTML,

ASP, VBScript, SQL Server, MS Access, Dreamweaver

UltraDev, Flash, MS Project, Crystal Reports, SQL

Reporting Services, SourceSafe, Visual Basic 6.0,

Adobe Illustrator 8.0, Fireworks and Paint Shop Pro

7.0

Education 2004 Keller Graduate

School Kansas City, MO

MPM - Masters of Project Management

2000 University

of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA

BA - Bachelors in MIS with marketing emphasis



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