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Project Manager Management

Location:
Naperville, Illinois, 60564, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2010

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

Extensive experience in Information Technology progressing through

different levels of the organization

Expert or knowledgeable in various project management and SDLC

methodologies such as PMBOK, Agile, Waterfall, RAD, JAD, and Prototyping

Led/Managed cross functional teams on multiple projects simultaneously and

successfully through various phases from scoping and planning, to design,

work breakdown structure definition, resource planning and allocation, to

schedule development and deployment

Created and managed Scope, planning, budget, monitoring, controls on

projects

Manager of application development, over 25+ member development team

responsible for all HR activities

Managed 25+ on-site and offshore contractors across a portfolio of projects

Managed contracts & vendors, RFP, SOW, evaluation and selection process

As a consultant, served as Client Engagement Lead, responsible for

proposals, solution definitions, status reporting

Possess sharp analytical and technical skills, including Databases, SOA,

J2EE, Client Server, N-Tier architecture, Oracle, SQL Server, & .NET, which

are kept current by a keen interest in emerging technologies

Created cost-effective solutions and managed defect management, tracking

and reporting

Expert domain knowledge of Health Care vertical, specifically in areas of

Enrollment, Group Administration, Claims Administration, Provider Networks,

Workers Compensation, HIPAA, EDI, Clinical Management and Rx

Significant Domain knowledge of Insurance industry in Underwriting and

Claims

Expertise in requirements definition, requirements analysis, functional and

technical specifications, implementation, quality control, risk mitigation,

system design, redesign, process re-engineering and implementation of n-

tier application architecture

Effective stakeholder management skills to ensure that everyone works

together, towards on-time, error-free deliverable

Strategic thinker, result oriented, innovative and creative individual with

effective risk management and mitigation techniques

Successful in meeting new technical challenges and finding solutions to

meet the needs of the customer

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

M.B.A. & Certificate in Project Management, Keller Graduate School of

Management, IL, USA

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Stanford's Advanced Project Management (SAPM) Certification

Bachelor of Engineering (BS) in Computer Engineering

Member PMI (Chicagoland, Illinois Chapter) & Volunteer

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), ESB, N-Tier Architecture, Middleware,

RDBMS, J2EE, EJB, JDBC, Hibernate, Apache, BEA Weblogic, BEA Tuxedo, BEA

Jolt, VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, Oracle, Oracle VPD, PL/SQL, SQL Server, C,

PRO*C, Oracle Reports, Crystal Reports, AIX, UNIX, Shell Scripts, PERL,

CVS, PVCS, RCS, SourceSafe

MS Project, Visio, Erwin, UML

PMBOK, Agile, Scrum, RAD, JAD, SDLC, Prototyping

EXPERIENCE:

Coventry HealthCare/First Health at Illinois from Feb 1998 till April 2010

Coventry Health Care is a diversified national managed health care company,

operating health plans, insurance companies, network rental and workers'

compensation services companies.

Key Responsibilities:

Manager/Supervisor for Application Development for several applications

with a staff of 25+ and 25+ onsite/offshore contractors. Responsible for

recruiting, vendor management, contractor management and employee

development

Led and co-managed 10+ mid to large size projects in a complex matrix

organization for CSO, Clinical/Disease/Rx Management, Enrollment

departments as well as Enterprise wide solutions

Led and co-managed cross functional teams on conversion and integration

projects on enterprise level

Applied PM knowledge and skills - Utilized PMBOK equivalent enterprise

methodology for managing projects, Agile methodologies on new complex and

large application development initiatives

Helped department and organization move from Waterfall to Agile, RAD and

JAD methodologies

Managed and Participated on Requirements definition, functional analysis,

technical design, development and testing phases for various projects and

initiatives

Responsibilities of new development, release management, production

support, service delivery for various applications

As a consultant in addition to design and development role, previously

served as client engagement lead/manager for business development and

solution proposals

As Principal Software Architect and Design Engineer, responsible for

technical design as well as redesign of various applications to new

technologies and implement multi-tier (n-tier) architecture to provide

stability and high volume capabilities to various applications. Experienced

with Object Orientation, SOA, Relational DB, Data Modeling

Responsible for department level technology assessments, architecture &

solution proposals and evaluate & select vendors

Responsible for technical architecture, solutions implementation, support

over multiple enterprise wide applications and solutions

Participated on Enterprise Architecture committees and initiatives on SOA

and ESB

Coached and Mentored staff using various tools available in the

organization

Led new RIA technology evaluation and prototyping such as RichFaces,

IceFaces

Environment:

Java, J2EE, JDBC, BEA Weblogic, ORACLE 10g, BEA Tuxedo 8.1, UNIX/AIX,

PRO*C, PL/SQL, C, Jolt, App Server, VB.NET, MS Project, Visio, Oracle

Reports, Crystal Reports, Erwin, Enterprise Architect, Cache Objects

Client: Shand Morahan and Company, Inc. at Evanston, Illinois from October

1996 through March 1998

Key Responsibilities:

As Technical Project Lead, involved in the development of coding standards

and design & development of class framework libraries

As Technical Team Lead, also responsible to provide help & guidance to

other programmers

Responsible for the development of applications & Training of MIS personnel

Environment:

Centura 1.1, Oracle 7, UNIX. Building Blocks, Erwin

Consultant at various Clients from 1992 through 1996

Health Care Compare

The Doctor's Company (TDC)

State of California

Universal Life Insurance Company

Chicago Police Department (CPD)

Triveni Eng. Works

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Project Manager, Technical Lead, Senior Consultant, Software

Designer and Developer, Systems Analyst



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