Sign in

Project Manager Sql Server

Villa Park, Illinois, 60181, United States
May 27, 2010

Contact this candidate
Sponsored by:
Post Jobs to
Multiple Job Boards &
Get more Candidates
Try it Free!
Start your 30-day
Free Trial

Raj Kosuri Cell : (248) ***-****

17w710 Butterfield Rd, Apt 108, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Professional Summary

0. Over 12 years of total experience in Information Technology; working

as Business Analyst, Project Manager, and Developer.

1. Experience working with business partners, document business &

functional requirements, and organize requirements into projects.

2. Experience in managing multiple software implementation projects from

start to completion.

3. Experience in evaluating vendor products, functionality, costs and


4. Thorough knowledge of SDLC


. Master of Science, Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit,

Michigan, 1996

. Bachelor of Science, Engineering, India, 1994


. PMP: Project Management Professional

. MCTS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuration

Professional Experience

Business Analyst, ETA Inc, Michigan (June 2004 - Present)

Client: Ford Motor Company

Roles & Responsibilities:

. Understand, define, and document business and functional requirements

by working with business partners. Use tools to map business process

and identify opportunities for improvement. Organize requirements into

individual projects.

. Work with key stakeholders and define project scope and requirements.

Manage scope by focusing on project benefits and delivery. Review

requirements through a formal review process, obtain consensus and

sign off.

. Experience in negotiating and influencing business partners as needed.

. Document current state, and future state based on business strategy,

map existing applications to future state business process, document

and analyze gaps, and recommend projects to fill gaps.

. Work with business partners and internal IT team and develop business

case for internal projects.

. Work with business partners in benchmarking vendor products, its

functionality, costs, and benefits. Make recommendations based on

costs and benefits. Maintain relationship with vendors and manage

service level agreements.

. Work with IT research in evaluating industry trends and competitor

practices in our application space.

. Act as a liaison between business partners and development teams, and

between vendors and users. Provide application subject matter

expertise to business partners and business knowledge to technical


. Develop use cases based on requirements and test strategy & test cases

based on use cases, perform functional testing, coordinate user

acceptance testing, and obtain sign-off from business partner.

. Direct and manage multiple software implementation projects from start

to completion.

. Develop project charter, project plans including requirements

documentation, schedule, and cost estimates. Also developed quality

plan & risk plan with project team assistance.

. Manage project stakeholders using effective communications such as

kickoff meetings, status reports, team meetings, and sign-offs.

. Plan, schedule, and track timelines and milestones and coordinate

efforts and schedules of project team members.

. Manage projects within time, budget and with a high degree of client


. Identify and track defects. Coordinate defects requirements gathering

and work with development teams to resolve the defects.

. Strong knowledge of existing applications, conduct application demos

and deploy applications to other business groups. Provide end user


. Establish best practices and provide feedback to management and other

team members to improve performance.

. Thorough knowledge of software development life cycle (solution

development methodology). Maintain project specific policies,

procedures, and relevant documentation.

Project Manager, Optimal Inc, Michigan (June 2001 - June 2004)

Client: Ford Motor Company

Projects & Responsibilities:

Managed multiple projects simultaneously; set up project plans and

assigned resources to various projects.

Worked with in-house and off-shore development teams during project


. Worked on cost estimation, cost benefit analysis and return on

investment (ROI) on various projects.

. Prioritize requirements into Projects based on business needs,

strategies, surveys, and forums.

. Study client business process and develop strategies to fill gaps in

application functionality. Suggest enhancements to existing

applications functionality.

. Worked with business groups for putting up projects in identified


Business Analyst, Optimal Inc, Michigan (Sep 1998 - June 2001)

Client: General Motors


. Conduct Application Demos and deploy applications to new business


. Gather requirements from existing and new business groups. Convert

requirements into technical specifications for making enhancements to

existing applications and/or to develop new applications.

. Developed Use Cases, Process Flow Diagrams, Data Mapping, and Data

Modeling based on the requirements.

Developed Test Cases based on Use Cases and perform testing.

Coordinate User Acceptance Testing with business groups.

. Followed Classic and Classic Iterative Solution Delivery Methodology

in implementing projects.

. Schedule user forum meetings and conduct surveys to gather users input

about functionality, support, etc.

. Prioritize requirements and develop project content for different

projects within a year.

. Developed application manuals and procedures to various business


Provide training and application support to end users making sure the

service meets the standards set in SLA.

Developer, ADSC Inc, Michigan (Jan 1997 - Aug 1998)

Client: TRW


5. Developing new web based applications and supporting existing

applications in ASP.

6. Used SQL Server or Oracle as back end database.

Technical Knowledge

Environment Windows XP/Vista, HP/Sun Unix, MOSS 2007, SharePoint

Designer 2007, InfoPath Forms 2007/2003, .Net Framework 3.0,

Visual Studio 2008/2005, PVCS, MS-Office 2007, Visio,


Languages C#, SQL, PL/SQL, HTML, DHTML, XML, Javascript, Java, J2EE

Databases SQL Server 2005/2000, Oracle 9i/10g, MS-Access

Contact this candidate