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Project Manager Engineer

Location:
West Palm Beach, Florida, 33415, United States
Salary:
40000
Posted:
August 30, 2017

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MARIA CLAUDIA BETANCOURT ARANGO

e-mail: ac12za@r.postjobfree.com

skype: mariac.betancourt

Phone: (904) *** ****

West Palm Beach (Florida)

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Professional Registration No. 19255-145658CAU (Expedition date: 08/14/2007) English: Intermediate - 70%

SUMMARY

I'm a Systems Engineer with 13+ of experience in the following areas:

- I have eight (8) years of experience as Quality Assurance Team Leader, working on activities like testing, testing plan development, test case design and implementation, defects monitoring and control and test outcomes, user manual preparation and configuration/setup of software solutions

- I have more than five (5) years of experience in Project Coordination and Management, applying methodologies such as RUP, PMI and SCRUM

- Also, I have a solid grounding in Quality Standards and the CMMI model, Requirements Engineering and Customer and Supplier Management

EDUCATION

Systems Engineer, Fundación Universitaria de Popayán Popayán, Cauca (Colombia), December 2001

Project Managment Post-degree - Doble Tittle:

Instituto Europeo de Posgrados & UMECIT - Universidad Metropolitana de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología. Madrid – España

Virtual Mode

June 2016 – July 2017

IT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

• Product Owner Certified, 07-January-2016 / 07-January-2018, Scrum.as

• International Test Process Advanced (ITPA) Certified, 11-January-2015 / 11-January-2017, Scrum.as

• SCRUM Master Certified, January 2014, Scrum.as

• Managing Microsoft Dynamics®, February 2012, Microsoft, Corp. CONTINUING EDUCATION

- Project Management Professional (PMP 5th Edition) Certification Exam Prep. 48 Hours. CCTI Technological Solutions. Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia) July 2014.

- Project 2000 - Level II. 8 Hours. Intelligent Training, Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia March 2011

- Project 2000 - Level I. 8 Hours. Intelligent Training, Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia March 2011

- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam Prep. 40 Hours. Intelligent Training, Bogotá, D.C.

(Colombia March 2011

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

Project Leader - July 2016 – July 2017

Aplicaciones SA- Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- I was the responsible of planning meeting, sprint review and retrospective review.

- I designed solid test cases. I executed the test cases, meeting the goals of the testing activities achieving the highest Quality Assurance results, reporting defects to the technical team; performed regression tests

- Had permanent and great relationships with end users Project Manager - May 2015 – Feb 2016

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) - Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- Negotiated and secured deliveries within acceptable scope, quality, cost, time and customer satisfaction metrics

- Reported weekly to the PMO about project status and identified risks

- Capture customer service representative feedback on complaints, trends, and suggestions for processes/procedures improvement and reports findings to Management Team.

- Creates project status reports to keep customer updated on status of projects

- Manage the Project team. Conduct Performance assessment for the Project team. Led teams of up to 42 members: test analysts.

- Negotiate for and deploy resources to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget

- Service Level Agreement (SLA’s) management.

Project Manager - August 2013 / December 2014

InterGrupo - Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- Met business goals in terms of scope, time, cost and quality on all the assigned projects

- Performed weekly project status meetings with customers (to share indicators, risks and mitigation plans, and MARIA CLAUDIA BETANCOURT ARANGO

e-mail: ac12za@r.postjobfree.com

skype: mariac.betancourt

Phone: (904) *** ****

West Palm Beach (Florida)

several critical aspects that could impact the execution of the project)

- Executed negotiation of changes and tracking over approved changes

- Performed schedule execution and monitoring

- Led teams of up to 14 members including software architects, development engineers, test analysts, and functional analysts.

- Reported weekly to the PMO about project status and identified risks Project Coordinator - October 2012 / July 2013

Whitney University System - Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- I was in charge of the integration, implementation and monitoring of change request and incidents reported through the academic help desk system for Politecnico Grancolombiano.

- Performed daily supplier’s status monitoring, prioritizing critical issues (especially during the enrollment season)

- Organized and conducted meetings between suppliers and end-users to find the best solutions while meeting every stakeholder’s needs

- Assured on time, on budget and high quality deliveries of software artifacts.

- Reported periodically on project status to Whitney’s CTO. Project Manager – October 2011 – October 2012

Intelecto Soluciones y Tecnología Ltda

- Performed tracking of defined Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) for several projects

- Made delivery of project progress reports in which the status was reported, risks and critical aspects were identified to minimize impact on project’s execution

- Created and updated work schedules while closely monitoring tasks and responsible

- Performed negotiation of change requests with positive results

- Brought projects on production environments in an efficient, orderly and progressive manner

- Negotiated and secured deliveries within acceptable scope, quality, cost, time and customer satisfaction metrics Chief Technology Officer (CTO) - November 2010 – October 2011 Universidad U.D.C.A - Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- Supported the definition of technological projects, evaluating the impact on the operational processes of the company

- Directed, coordinated and managed University project’s according to the stakeholder’s requirements by planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and controlling company’s resources allocated, ensuring the achievement of the business goals

- Negotiated with external suppliers achieving the best deals on software licensing, hardware acquisition/rental and services

- Managed the annual budget of the technology department, achieving the innovation goals Senior Tester - April 2007 / November 2010

Asesoftware – CMMI Nivel 5 - Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- Executed software test cases on the assigned projects, meeting the goals of the testing activities included in the testing plan while following the guidelines for quality established within a CMMI Level 5 organization

- Designed solid test cases to ensure optimal execution of tests

- Executed several test cases, achieving the highest Quality Assurance results

- Reported defects to the technical team; performed regression tests and reported periodically on testing plan status to the Project Manager

- Had permanent and great relationships with end users Senior Consultant Engineer October 2002 / August 2006 Ocu América - Bogotá D.C (Colombia)

- Coordinated the UXXI's System implementation on several universities around the country

- Performed and monitored processes and tasks according to schedules and commitments with customers

- Was responsible for improving loyalty of existing customers, through the execution of maintenance processes and service deals playing a customer liaison role between the client and the development department WORK REFERENCES

Allen Polo

Aplicaciones SA

(57) 310 *** ****

Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia)

Susana Becerra

(57) 322 *** ****

Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia)

Nelson Ramírez

Arcis Ingeniería Ltda.

(57) 316 *** ****

Bogotá, D.C. (Colombia)



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