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SR. Project/Program Manager

Montvale, New Jersey, 07645, United States
May 19, 2017

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Professional Summary:

A natural leader with over 20 years of working experience to lead and let lead in diverse field including Project management (PLC), scope & requirement management, process re-engineering, Business analysis, problem solving, SDLC& PM methodologies. Strong ground in Scope and Risk Management, Vendor Management and On-Offshore Development and Delivery process. Possess strong leadership, assertiveness and interpersonal skills in addition to outstanding presentation, verbal and communication skills.

Primary Industry Domain: Professional Financial Services (Audit), Insurance & Manufacturing

Professional Success:

@ KPMG (US) LLP. New Jersey Feb 2016 - Current

Sr. Project Manager (Consultant)

Project & Program – KTech - Audit Solutions portfolio building multiple Audit based solutions to enable the Business transform their operations.

Project Type – Multi-year, Large SI Integration, Onshore-offshore-Vendor delivery model, Global Deployment, Agile

Key achievements:

Demonstrated outstanding leadership to introducing new Project management and SDLC methodologies to improve Team’s performance and delivery confidence within the KTech PPMO framework

Facilitate building roadmaps and strategic alignments for Projects under the Audit Program and Portfolio

Managed and delivered multiple medium to large Application development projects within promised time and budget (>$1.5M) within a highly visible and strategic Portfolio.

Partnered with Vendors for SharePoint 2013 implementation.

Worked very closely with the Senior Partners and Directors to align project deliverables with KPMG’s strategic initiatives and growth KPIs

Coordinated with similar Projects within the Portfolio for improved outcomes by managing the roadmap, portfolio risks, milestones, budget and resources.

Environment – SharePoint 2013, SQL Server, Microsoft TFS, Visio, MS Project 2013, Agile Methodology (SCRUM and KANBAN), SDLC, JIRA, PlanView 11.5

@ Ernst & Young LLP. New Jersey April 2011 – Dec 2015

Project Manager / Functional Lead (Consultant)

Project & Program – EY Atlas part of Audit Transformation program (part of EY Vision 2020 Initiative)

Project Type – Multi-year, Large SI Integration, Onshore-offshore-Vendor delivery model, Global Deployment

Key achievements:

Successfully lead the Architecture POC on SharePoint 2013 to proof out key technical challenges

Successfully implemented and deployed the GAAIT True Up sub-project within the timeline.

Successfully lead the Requirement Management work-stream for the RTF Content (CMS).

Demonstrated outstanding leadership to managing risk, issues & budget / forecasting throughout the SDLC

Partnered with all functional areas (Requirement, Design, Development, SI, QA and Deployment) including key Stakeholders (spread globally) for product delivery.

Worked extensively with the Audit Transformation PMO Group to defining Atlas Project specific processes and refining existing Processes to meet the Program goals

Lead the building the Project Roadmap integrating with the Program Roadmap.

Drove Project checkpoints and Product acceptance with Business upon completion of major Build/Releases.

Coordinated with Key Business Stakeholders including Executive Sponsors and IT Leadership to for regular project updates and decision making and continued engagement.

Managed process improvements, large-scale content migration planning initiatives, Delivery Infrastructure, Cloud (Azure) migration and Release Management.

Successfully managed and build relationship with the implementation Vendor for the COTS product customization and integration.

Demonstrated leadership to transforming the Team and Vendor to following agile methodologies from traditional / conventional methods.

Lead BA Functional Team to plan for delivering Define and Design deliverables including Vision & Scope document, CMS Requirement Specifications and High-level design specification.

Environment – Lotus Notes 8.2, .Net Framework, SharePoint 2013 (MMS, Cloud, FAST Search), SQL Server, Microsoft TFS, HP-ALM & MDM, Visio, MS Project 2010, Agile Methodology (SCRUM and KANBAN), SDLC, Vendor Solution on CMS - Content Management (XML-DITA, Oracle 12g, Citix, Jboss, Workflow Engine) and JIRA

Deloitte LLP. New Jersey January 2007 – January 2011

Project Manager

Deloitte Audit Project (DA)

Project & Program – Technical Library and EMS part of Audit Transformation program

Project Type – Multi-year, Large SI Integration, Onshore-offshore-Vendor model delivery, Global Deployment

Key achievement:

Successfully lead two major and critical Projects (Technical Library 2.0 and DA Learning) from inception to delivery

Lead the Global NFR process including research, analysis, template and documentation

Lead the BA skills training within the Team and extended project Team

Managed software system development and integration projects through all phases of project life cycle - analysis, design, development, testing and implementation

Managed relationships with the other Project Team and stakeholder / vendors within the Program.

Worked with program Manager for executive project status reporting and RFPs.

Managed requirements thru’ all SDLC phases including define, design, develop, testing, delivery and change management.

Co-Lead the Deployment activities of Technical Library 2.0 and Learning Champion Program within America and EMEIA in Phase I.

Extensively worked with the PMO Director and Sr. PMs to adjust DA PMO processes in sync with the overall Enterprise Project Management Playbook.

Facilitated interview, JAD sessions & Joint working sessions with global stakeholders and SMEs.

Mentored Jr. BA for developing use-case and process flow diagrams.

Environment - .Net Framework, Biztalk, MS Sync services, SQL Server 2008, VSTO 2008, Microsoft TFS, Visio, RUP, SDLC, SharePoint, HP Quality Center: Test Director, Clear Quest.

Cincinnati Insurance Corporation (CIC), OH March 2005- December 2006

Lead Project Analyst (Consultant)

Project & Program – e-CLAS

Project Type – Multi-year, Large SI Integration

Managed entire Business Requirements for 3 projects at a time, completed analysis on time

Saved millions of dollars for the Company by implementing the project in phases and encouraged creating parallel development environment

Led the Team in re-scoping, conceptualizing and prototyping application enhancement for new LOB

Roles & Responsibilities:

Actively involved in re-engineering Requirement process for e-CLASTM ( planning process improvement initiatives, implementing them and continuously measuring against the accepted guidelines)

Mentored Jr. Business Analysts and SME for writing better Business Rules and use-case.

Created PDT (Data Model-Policy Definition Tree) using Rational Rose / UML approach.

Lead JAD/JRP requirement workshop sessions - brainstorming ideas.

Environment: Middleware-BEA WLI, IBM-Websphere-DataStage, i-LOG, J2EE, Mainframe, Linux, VISIO, Documentum, MS Project, Business Rules, BusinessWare (Vitria), MKS, Windows 2000, JSP, JavaScript, XML, MS Word, MS Power Point, RUP, UML, Visio, MS Project, and DB2 (Legacy Systems)

ALBERTSONS, Salt Lake City, UT November 2004 – February 2005

Sr. Business System Analyst (Consultant)

Project & Program – EPIC (Enterprise Product Information Collaboration)

Project Type – Multi-year, Large SI Integration with 3rd party Data Centers

Key achievements

Implementing SOX regulations within the Requirement team

Roles and Responsibilities

Coordinating with different development groups for application integration.

Creating Functional Design Specifications for different applications (TIBCO, BEA, and TRIGO) and documenting those (RUP deliverables).

Filling out Security worksheets and SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) compliancy templates.

Assisted PM for vendor management and Sr. BSA in creating, writing, and developing use cases.

Environment: TIBCO, Middleware-BEA Web logic, IBM-WPC (TRIGO), Red Hat LINUX, J2EE, Mainframe, VISIO, MS Project, Windows 2000, JSP, JavaScript, XML, MS Word, MS Power Point, TOAD, SQL Plus and Oracle 8i, RUP/APEX approach.

GENERAL ELECTRIC-ENERGY SYSTEMS, Schenectady, NY May 2001 - February 2004

Business Information Analyst -STG Business

Project & Program – Inswrite Implementation

Project Type – Multi-year, Medium SI Integration, Vendor delivery model

1. Implementation of Ins-write (Penfact) Quality Control / Production Database (Oracle), customizing, enhancing and interfacing to the web Intranet and developing advanced Reports for Analysis.

2. Production Data-Collection System Maintenance and implement interfacing with MES/Lighthouse (Enterprise Application) for Data-Warehousing (Phase-II)

3. Implementing Operator Feedback Tracking System – 6 Sigma project

Role and Responsibilities:

Defined business problems, driving feature identification and prioritization, outlining and defining Business requirements, objectives, and priorities.

Reviewed system capabilities, business workflow and scheduling limitations and recommend changes when appropriate.

Created models, Use Cases using RUP approach and provide Deliverables (initial stages).

Developed Process Maps and Data Models (Oracle and Access), assisting GB/BB in 6-Sigma projects.

Environment: Oracle 8i, MS Access, MS excel, VBA, RUP, Java script, XML, Bison FTP Server, Business Objects, ETL, Windows 2000, MS Project, VISIO, Ins-write, MES-Lighthouse system, DDT, MS Office

Technology Services, Marist College, NY Aug. 2000 – May 2001

Help Desk Support Analyst

Taking backups on magnetic Tapes for MVS/TSO and VM/IBM 360 Mainframe systems using IBM Total

Storage 3494 Virtual Tape Server (VTS). Executed JCL to shut-down and troubleshoot MVS system and Library

Database (on DB2).

Loaded Batch processing jobs to run overnight and Printed Report cards and Checks using special IBM 6400

Printers (hard impression)

Professional experience details prior to Year 2000 can be available on request

Professional Certifications:

CBAP – Certified Business Analyst Professional (by IIBA)

PMP – Project Management Professional (by PMI)


MS – Marist College NY (Information Systems – MIS); B.Tech (Instrumentation Engg.) & BS (Physics) – JU-Calcutta, India

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