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Project Management

Location:
Plano, Texas, 75024, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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Pramod Kumar, PMP

OBJECTIVE:

Enterprising, creative and results-driven professional seeks challenging

position in leading IT projects to complete "on Time on Budget", end to end

IT Project Management -manage multi-location multi-sourced IT Teams, with

a goal towards taking an organization's IT to the next level.

1 SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

a. 9+ years of experience in software development and management; managed

all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from project

initiation to post implementation.

b. 8+ years of progressive experience in Project Management and experience

in client server and web technologies. Have managed many complex, multi-

faceted projects and facilitated large teams across remote locations.

c. Extremely well versed in Software Engineering Methodology and Practices

like SEI CMM/CMMI, ISO 9001, PMBOK, RUP, eXtreme Programming (XP) and Six

Sigma. I am a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from

Project Management Institute (PMI).

d. Worked as a single point of contact for Offshore Project Management

between Indian and US Operations. Prepared and successfully implemented

Process, Guidelines and different approaches for offshore Outsourcing for

a leading company.

e. Very strong on OOA/OOD, UML and used Rational tools like Rational Rose,

Requisite Pro, ClearCase and ClearQuest. Used Process models like

Iterative (RUP), Agile Methodologies (XP), RAD model, Linear Sequential

Model (waterfall), Incremental model, Spiral model and Prototyping.

f. Coordinated the generation of test plans and test data and ensured the

execution of all appropriate phases of testing. Setup quality standards

and processes to ensure that the program meets the functional,

performance, and reliability requirements.

g. Experience in negotiating and managing technology hardware, software and

services contracts.

2 TECHNICAL REPERTOIRE:

Operating Systems: SCO-Unix, Solaris, Windows 2003

Languages: Visual Basic, PL/SQL, VB Script,Java Script, HTML

/XML, AJAX,ASP

Databases: SQL Server 2005, Oracle 8.x, DB2

Testing tools: Test Partner,QA Director,QTP, Silk Test, Load

Runner

Case tools: ER-Win,Silk Performer, MaCabe,MRI, IRES

Project Management: NIKU Workbench, MS PROJECT 2007, Clarity, ZOHO,

SharePoint, Visio

Others: Worked with CMM, TSP/PSP Relationship

Management with third party Outsourcing Company,

Advance Experience in Office Tools like Excel,

PowerPoint .Expertise in Accounting, Finance,

Marketing, US Business Law, Managerial Accounting and

Team Dynamics

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7 PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Project Lead --- Compuware Corp 2006

-March 2010

Software Quality Lead --- Intuit Real Estate,Cleveland,Ohio

2004-2006

QA Manager --- Axentis LLC, Cleveland, Ohio

2001-2004

Sr. Web Developer --- Complient, Corp. Cleveland, Ohio

2000-2001

Business Analyst /Systems Analyst --- Sai Krishna Infosys (P) Ltd.,INDIA

1995-1999

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9 PROJECT SUMMARY:

Compuware Corp Oct'06 - March 10

Project Lead Cleveland,

Ohio

Client Name: National City Mortgage Company

V Directed and coordinated activities of the team to ensure project

progresses on schedule and within budget for various mortgage related

banking applications.

V Responsible for all project management activities including task

management, time-line management, budgets, coordination and

synchronization of activities across teams through all phases of a

project.

V Communicate issues and status to senior management, other impacted

project managers, and team members.

V Provided status reports to executive management based on EVM ( earned

value management).

V Formulate and refined the Project Management process (Software

development plan, Iteration Plans, Risk Management Plan, Problem

Resolution,Management,Measurement Plan, Quality Assurance plan,

Configuration & change Management Plan etc.) for the projects as per

organizational guidelines.

Intuit Real Estate Solutions Sep'04 -

Sept '06

Software Quality Lead Cleveland,

Ohio

V Worked as a single point of contact for the Indian and US operations for

the development of the projects.

V Lead the automation and regression effort and leveraged offshore team to

reduce regression test cycles by 50%.

V Coordinated and responded to requests for changes from original

specifications. Prepared project status reports and kept management and

others informed of project status.

V Prepared and successfully implemented Process, Guidelines and different

approaches for offshore Outsourcing, Software Metrics, Evaluation and

selection of projects.

Axentis LLC June'01 - Aug ' 04

QA Manager Cleveland, Ohio

V Managed / Mentored a team of seven for functional and automation testing.

V Planning, implementing and monitoring QA process.

V Implemented Process Improvements, Conducted training, facilitated peer

reviews.

V Performed Root cause analysis for major problems and implemented process

changes so that they don't occur again.

V Managed onsite-offshore team.

V Work assessments; manage work assignments, Status reviews and generation

of reports.

V Developed Performance test plan.

V Built Performance scripts using Rational suite

Complient Corp Sep'00 - Aug '01

Sr. Web Developer Cleveland,

Ohio

V Design, development, and implementation of Internet compliance management

system. Using VB, ASP and SQL technologies.

Sai Krishna Inforsys(P) Ltd India Sep'95 - Aug '

99

Business Analyst/Systems Analyst Hydbad, India

V Liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and

validate requirements

V Provide subject matter expertize to the development team.

V Document business processes using MS Visio

EDUCATION:

M.S in Computer & Information Sciences, Cleveland State University,

Cleveland, Ohio

B.S in Mechanical Engineering, INDIA

Project Management Professional (PMP) certified from Project Management

Institute PMI



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