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Littleton, Colorado, United States
Posted:
January 23, 2018

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Fred N. Parsa Ry Proj EVMS, PM

Email: ac35q9@r.postjobfree.com ph. 303-***-****

Organization management, Projects and Business analysis

Certified Project Professional with extensive years of overall management experience. History of relationship building, communication, change and transition management, conflict resolution and successful teams. Experienced managing multiple large-scale projects. Infrastructure, Operations, modernizations and migration projects and programs. Typical projects in business process, financial, provisioning, production, services delivery, security implementations SOX and regulatory compliance. Delivering solutions utilizing Technology, ERP, CRM. SDLC, ETL, ITIL experience, Waterfall/Agile life cycle development. Managing projects budgets ranging from $500k to $12.0+M.

Key areas of experience include:

Project scope, schedule and budget development and reporting

Project risk, requirements, deliverables and resource management

Systems, tools and methods, RFP, BOM, SDLC, Sow, QA

Financial systems, services fulfilment, in applications, Enterprise/Network and data center systems

Developed applications agile/waterfall, Java,Sql, tools(Jira, Rally, contour, Subversion, Linux/Unix)

Performance management, capacity planning and program/portfolio management

Operations, vendor, services and contracts management

Change and transformation management, Training and quality of service management

Systems/tools:

MS Office, MS Project, VISIO, Agile/Waterfall/Rally, Financial systems, Enterprise wide services fulfilment architecture, Operations, payment systems, work-flow tools deployments, telecom infrastructure.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Regional Transportation District (RTD), Services fulfilment, Technology, June 2017 – Present

Program/Projects Manager, RTD

Developed New Off-site Hosting Smart media RFP/Scope and Cost estimates for customer fulfilment and activation of services. Developed plans and phases for building the new Denver Civic center plaza transit terminal display and construction of platform and installation, as well as computer and application systems.

Development of database, applications, Infrastructure, developed scope, project plans for the implementation of transportation systems and applications, milestones, high level and detailed project plans deployment and migration of services. Project planning to live Production environments, a $6.5 Million program. Reported to CIO of Enterprise information systems. Project development for the teams of 8 and 20 cross-functional members to develop the plans, Release of services, products, Managed complete life cycle activities to delivery.

Completed project scope, estimated cost and assignments for the development of product ordering financial systems to provide financial transaction services for credit cards. Developed schedule, completed requirements and defined phases, enterprise elements and products.

Collaboratively developed the schedule milestones, wbs and sow with the stake holders, project team, customer and projects sponsors for the Off-site hosting services, smart media products and services.

Currently managing new hosting platforms and security compliance scope development with SEC team, developing 6 Mil budget for purchasing.

Hold regular performance, variance and risk reviews with senior management on PIDS, SMT, New Network and data projects.

Managed completed, technology refresh for financial ordering systems, credit card, data and migration, development of Of-site hosting project delivery in all new environments SMT project.

Completed weekly planning using scrum-Agile development with teams developed functional requirements and weekly goal and individual milestones on the Service migration project supporting RTD supported applications.

Completed project impacts and system architecture reviews with develop teams, business partners, quality of performance analysis reviews, completed for each of the program releases.

Managed data systems projects (managing 4 projects and the program), collaboratively developed requirements and planed transition of services including training, requirements, and transformation objectives for functional and services for PIDs and Off-site hosting operational and financial systems.

Managed projects including resource/capacity planning and reporting for SMT and PIDs, Modernization, of services improvement and future capacity planning for RTD technology systems.

Kaiser Permanente/Abacus, Technical services Sept 2015 – Apr 2017

Project Manager, Kaiser Permanente

Development of technology services, collaboratively developed scope, project plans, implementation plans for Pharmacy ordering/fulfilment systems and applications, milestones, high level and detailed project plans development. Project planning to Production environments, a $3 billion enterprise. Reported to Director of Enterprise systems development. Project development for the team of 8-20 and 50 cross-functional members to deliver products and services, Manage complete project life cycle activities to delivery.

Completed project scope, estimated cost and assignments for the development of product ordering financial systems to provide services. Developed schedule/budget to complete project requirements and defined phases, project elements and products for the release 3 and 4 Epims programs.

Collaboratively developed the schedule milestones, wbs and sow with the stake holders, project team, customer and projects sponsors for the Epims Pharmacy products.

Managed 5 services transition projects and migrations, 12 technology refresh, development of 2 new environments, and deployments of 6 new nationwide services and performance tools to 600+ locations.

Managed projects, resources planning and tracking of progress for the credit card modernization program. Services performance improvement and capacity planning for Epims services.

Managed the user training plans and activities requirements as part of new credit card systems project.

Developed the training time lines and activity locations and facility logistics and inserted to master plan.

Successfully planed and defined requirements and resources with vendor and pharmacy teams.

Development of End to End project milestone activities for Credit card, Epims, financial management reporting systems projects, scheduled dependencies from initiations to delivery in live environments.

Held regular on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures, variance and risk reviews with senior management on Epims releases of Epims financial POS, EPS, Credit card, performance monitoring projects i.e. Dynatrace, to name a few.

Conducted regular Scrum (Agile) planning and goal setting with services, support, application and other technical groups on each technical component and milestone on Napa and other data center application and development projects. Developed weekly/bi-weekly functional requirements with teams and established individual run goals with project teams.

Developed applications for financial and purchasing systems with dev team using waterfall/agile for POS and EPS systems.

Managed SOX compliance reports and reviews with the application security team and produced monthly reports jointly to the executive management.

Remote and third party service and agreements for CSG, Dynatrace, Cognizant vendors, IBM, Oracle.

Aligned Projects within the Dynatrace and various modernization Programs for KP leadership.

Defined and managed change and governance processes with stake holders, and presented to leadership. Including, how-to methods for specific tasks to be uniform across projects. Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities and coordinated project staff directly to ensure successful completion of the revised project management processes.

Completed presentation of project progress/variance to leadership for project at each phase, on Epims 3 major releases, held weekly executive reviews, and communicated deployment and readiness plans of end to end project goals.

Recognized regularly for successful completion of consecutive project delivery and change management executive reviews.

Aerotech Professional, Air Methods, Apr 2015 – Sept 2015

Project management- product development

Project and requirements development to develop and implement new avionics equipment.

Managed projects requirements for the airplane and wireless systems. Developed project release requirements and functional concepts plans documents for sr. management. Planning of development in a phased project approach.

Components, data services integration reviews, product and project requirements and specifications completed on 14 project iterations.

Managed projects and planning, resources reviews and timelines for works completion in a collaborative waterfall process.

Implemented project changes management goals and new projects reviews process on 14 projects.

Completed presentation of functional configuration process reviews to Sr. manager, completed for the projects to follow standard processes. Project and completions variance and completed projects reported it in presentation and published results to Sr. management.

Randstad Tech, Boeing, Consulting March 2014 – Sept 2014

Project management-GIS services

Projects and Systems development at Randstad/Boeing to develop and implement new products.

Collaboratively developed requirements for the ground mapping systems on portable devices.

Developed requirements and user functional concepts on the user interface for 1.2/1.3 versions.

Completed the planning of development in a phased approach with management team utilizing Agile

Completed components, data services, requirements and specifications reviews.

Developed applications for GIS systems with dev team using waterfall/agile for Tablet and Window hand held devices/ systems.

Systems architecture and functional architecture specification completed for 1.2/1.3 products.

Updated the review process for product/services to user requests on data and imaging products.

Developed Weather data products change presentations and functional configuration reviews completed for the next 2 release of the product. Completed requirements review, presentation and published the results. Authored the user specifications and requirements documents.

Completed product and projects reviews for 1.2/1.3 services to support current and future capacity and release plans.

Digital Globe, Enterprise Systems Feb 2013 – Mar 2014

Program/Project manager, Accenture/Digital Globe GIS

Development of products and services, implementation of new environments/applications, developed milestones, high level and detailed project requirements development completed on complete end to end enterprise systems, automation of production, Oracle and SAP RDBMs. Project planning to Production environments, a $400M effort. Reported to Director of WV-3 development and chief engineer. Project development for the team of 8 and 15 cross-functional members to develop the design plans, Agile products and concepts, Managed complete life cycle activities to delivery.

Completed project scope and requirements, estimated costs and assignments for the development of product and services selection, ordering, financial payments systems to process metadata and business services. Developed schedule to complete requirements and defined phases with traceability tools, enterprise elements and products presented them to DG Director and sr. mangers.

Collaboratively developed the development schedule milestones, wbs and sow with the stake holders, project team, customer/vendors and projects sponsors for the WV-3 Project.

Managed 2 data center migration, 4 technology refresh and development of 2 new environments.

Managed project data and system impacts requirements, developed and implemented project change management reviews and governance of projects developed collaboratively with Sr. management.

Defined functional requirements and planed transformation architectures with technical leadership team.

Developed requirements reviews for quality of data, consistent classification and data transformations objectives for functional and service needs for the WV-3.

Developed applications for GIS systems with dev team using waterfall/agile for customer service and operators in GIS, purchasing and mission services systems coded in Java Sql, SAP and, web methods, and JavaScript.

Completed first and second Iterations SAP and Oracle data types and financial systems fulfilment process, as well as service activation systems. Defined project requirements for data Extract, Transform, and Loadable data movement, end to end process defining and managing services and activations.

Development of End to End project milestone activities, schedule dependencies from project initiation to delivery to live production environment.

Held on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures and risk reviews with Digital Globe leadership for the release of WV-3 1.3 and 1.4.

Conducted regular project performance and variance reviews of financial and order fulfilment, communicating them to stake holders, for SAP and Oracle systems.

Development of High-level project milestones and requirements. Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities by experience and coordinated project staff directly to ensure success.

Completed presentation of development activities to DG leadership for project from high level concepts, Alternative paths to Design, and deployment plans of the end to end agile cycle.

Conducted regular scrum activities with services and application teams to develop functional and

run-specific tasks and Epic goals within the WV-3 projects.

Developed the resources to train the customer service with new user interface user interface and customer delivery functional plans, For WV-3 first and second releases.

Recognized for successful completion of project delivery and change management reviews, including presentation of systems deployment/activation plans to executive leadership.

Reviewed and evaluated Proposals and service agreements for Accenture, vendor. Aligned Projects within the WV3 Program for DG leadership on 5 projects.

RAYTHEON Enterprise Systems Nov 2010 – Dec 2012

Project Manager, GPS, GIS systems

Managed projects for Enterprise Information systems group, developed plans to include scope and sow with sponsor and stake holders in the event of system fault on the global positioning GIS systems, a $1.5B effort. Reported to Sr. Manager of projects. Led project, teams of 6, developed scope, schedule, budget and successfully implement the user interface design project that produced the new user interface services. 1.2/1.3 releases. Also, reported to the Enterprise IPT manager, developed project plans, traceability, and defined tasking and resource to upgrade the enterprise applications from new requirements, successfully completed final system activation reviews with sr. management.

Successful planning of project tasks, resources and schedule completed for the 1.4 project development for GPS1.2/1.3/1.4 development. Project tasking included architecture change, impacts to server and hosted applications. Successfully completed project deployment/release 1.4 as well as subsequent release 1.5 release effort.

Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities and coordinated project staff directly and indirectly to ensure successful completion of the project.

Managed all phases of data center and server migration and refresh projects.

Managed data systems project, including planning and resource tracking, developed requirements and functional requirements, requirements for quality of data, consistent classification and objectives for functional and service needs for the GPS/GIS three Iterations.

Completed projects and developed requirements for new security compliance on OCX 1.3/1.4 products.

Completed project development/deployment schedule, product configuration plans, for fault and performance services project. Completed as scheduled and delivered to operations.

Developed and implemented project change management and governance of projects plans, risk/readiness reviews conducted for remote server’s availability baseline release 1.3/1.4.

Developed the plans and resources project for training the operators of the systems, for the newly developed user interfaces, for the release 1.2/1.4. Materials and staff readiness reviews and locations.

Developed applications for GIS systems with dev team using waterfall/agile for Satellite and operators in GIS, mission services systems coded in Java, C++, Sql, and JavaScript.

Created team specific dashboards to provide a more accurate status of variance and project status to stake holders, team leads and project schedulers regarding project’s latest milestones. This dramatically improved overall status reporting and strategic planning of the ongoing projects.

Recognized for successful completion of customer reviews of milestones developed for operator/user interface and continuity of service fulfilment systems.

Agile scrum bi-weekly review of immediate project goals and resource readiness to complete each Epic cycle with OCX 1.3 sub projects teams completed for release 1.3/1.4.

Developed project documents to monitor project performance, service delivery statuses and regularly report current progress to management for the 1.2/1.3/1.4 products.

Received award for assisting the project verification tasks, developing the implementation plans.

ISYS TECHNOLOGIES Feb 2007 – Oct 2010

Program Manager, – Lockheed Martin and later Raytheon NPOESS Projects

Reported to Sr. Manager of projects development at Lockheed Martin. Directed staff of 20 in planning and completing of complex simulation environments for spacecraft and control enterprise systems development of product systems, $1B effort. Later at Raytheon, Project manager with enterprise modernization, managed the development of new technologies, systems and applications, and reported to the director NPOESS operations director.

Completed the plans and project deliverables requirements to modernize technology and re develop the enterprise infrastructure.

Recognized for the successful completion of enterprise systems operations planning, and final activation in the service platforms project reviews and related peer reviews.

Authored the project scope and schedule/budget document in collaboration with NASA customer.

Completed project plans and requirements including to develop common design and reduce implementation risks, supported 1.2/1.3/1.4 projects releases.

Recognized for successful project completion reviews and accomplishment of goals on schedule and budget for 1.3 project phase conducted with customer.

Defined the project scope of work, financial budget of 2.5M, its goals and delivery. Managed all aspects of the project business plan and budget for the Isys team services to Lockheed Martin. Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities and coordinated project staff directly and indirectly to ensure successful completion of the project for the Orion effort.

Completed end to end scope and schedule alternatives analysis for health sciences and life support systems facilities for Sr. management to address development options and at risk implementation plans.

Developed and delivered schedule/scope specification and complete requirements package, readiness of systems test and verification activity for final project close out, working with VMG working group and design for testing and development teams developed work instructions to complete project readiness review for Orion spacecraft.

Reviewed and evaluated Proposals and service agreements for Itech and Isys companies, as well as verification vendors, reviewed and approved program agreements. Aligned projects within the program and assigned team members between multiple projects depending on skills and abilities.

Completed as scheduled technical milestones reviews for version 1.0 of the system configuration required by NASA customer and submitted for verification and test for the Orion project.

Project management - Lockheed Martin, April 2004 – Dec 2006

Completed plans/scope for systems development for spacecraft ($150M effort to service the Hubble telescope). Project manager with 6 reports at Lockheed, reporting to the Sr. Manager of Avionics. Later with Honeywell as project manager to verify the design on environmental and ground mapping GIS projects for the various Boeing and Airbus team of 12. Later, project manager with Eglin Space operation and enterprise systems on the $240M modernization.

Developed project plans, sow, with the sponsor, developed a high level schedule millstones and high level risk identification with Sr. management for development to production.

Completed the project deliverables/scope and milestones review with the NASA customer team.

Successfully completed project to deliver baseline designs for delivery to customer, on system architecture deliverable, organized subject matter experts, conducted peer reviews and developed the scope and activities to complete the work including schedule. Ground segment systems, developing functional architecture specification.

Successfully completed project scope and plans for the development and design to delivery for terrain radar projects. Defined high level to detailed plans and tracked and reported the detailed progress and status to Honeywell project team. Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities and coordinated project staff including offshore teams.

Developed dashboard to provide regular status to stake holders, team leads and project schedulers on milestones for the Honeywell project.

Authored the plans and project delivery scope/schedule and resources needed to develop Flight control subsystems. Developed project documents to monitor project performance, variance and ease of data retrieval. Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities and coordinated project staff directly.

NORTHROP GRUMMAN DDX Jan 2003 – Mar 2004

Project manager, Led the systems development team on developing concepts of operations and sequence of activities for all facets of the enterprise systems. Managed a team of 12, a $240M effort to develop the Navy’s latest ship systems.

Developed scope/schedule plans, estimated the resources and budgets for the work, completed the WBS and SOW with stake holders and sponsor. Estimated budget 6M. Defined its goals and delivery, managed all aspects of the project business plan and budget.

Identified resources required, assigned responsibilities and coordinated staff directly to ensure successful completion of the project deliverables for the engine, communication systems computer on DDX 2 phase II.

Completed the infrastructure DDX control segment, readiness project, for the development and simulation facilities, reported the project performance to leadership and stake holders, reviewing risk and current progress.

Completed system architecture sub-project for the simulation infrastructure, planned and deployed configuration architecture of networked systems, servers, data bases configuration, performance reviews, services Redundancy and loading architecture design reviews for the Shipboard data center and network systems to the baseline architecture, completed to support releases 2.6/2.7.

Reviewed and evaluated Proposals and service agreements for DDX subcontractors and vendors, reviewed and approved program agreements. Aligned projects and assigned team members.

Design and configuration plans prepared for capacity of the Cisco systems, IBM server, Linux, Windows server fault architectures analysis completed with the Infrastructure to develop common design and reduce implementation risks, supported 2.6/2.7 release.

Verizon Enterprise Systems, consulting assignments Jan 2000 – Feb 2002

Program Manager, Technical lead with MCI data services and telecom group reported to the sr. manager of network services at MCI. Managed the development and activation of systems / applications and network systems for order fulfillment on the national wireless service. Activation and activity planning with the application and network, with cross functional management and MCI networking group.

Authored high level scope/schedule (SOW, Milestones), identified all resources and constraints for the project, prioritizing the activations, procedures via weekly and bi weekly meeting with MCI sr. management and sponsors. Authored, white papers on project tasking and staffing needs, estimated the budget at 4M for the first phase of the project.

Completed development schedule reviews for tasks against requirements, creating the traceability matrix and release planning with the release and product management teams.

Completed infrastructure capacity and performance analysis package reviews for the Infrastructure readiness of the data center and migration of services, systems architecture reviews completed for servers, data bases configuration including loads and redundancy architecture reviews on compatibility architecture from current configurations, completed to releases for Data center major upgrade 5.0, and supported NOE 1.5/1.6.

Created plan, schedules and activity scope for development and delivery of the Garden City NY MCI

Vendor and proposal management for Anderson consulting team on the projects.

Successfully Managed planned and deployed the data center migration to new facility, developing schedule and technical requirements and presented to the customer and leadership teams. Components included data, server, networking and capacity planning and performance and redundancy architectures.

Completed the delivery of the financial order fulfillment, data and configuration plan.

EDUCATION/ CERTIFICATIONS

University of Colorado at Denver-Graduated

B.Sc. – Engineering Computational Science

University of Colorado at Denver-Graduated

B.Sc. – Electrical Engineering

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Advanced to candidacy Operation and Business Management

Agile development Certifications,

-AgileInfusion, Rally

Security compliance training completed (CISSP foundations, Ameritech institute of Denver)

Certified professional in Project/Program management - Active

-DOD Certification, Naval Air Warfare Center

Certified Project management professional - Active

-Raytheon certified Project management professional

Training Project management professional – Active

Project Management Academy

Active clearance



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