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Project Manager Management

Location:
Delray Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
November 30, 2017

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SR. IT PROJECT MANAGER/ PROGRAM MANAGER with **+ years’ experience in wide variety of industries using Waterfall and Agile Methodologies.

Areas of Strength

Managed Large Projects with Internal/External Resources in Multiple Locations

Producing quality products while adhering to budgets and schedules

Solid understanding of technology platforms, financial planning, data, analytics, big data, workflow tools, and mobile applications

Expertise includes Web based applications, ERP Implementations, Architecture & Design, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, E-commerce, Business Analysis, Business Process Reengineering,, SharePoint and Messaging systems.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr. IT E-Commerce Project Manager TBC Corp Palm Beach Gardens, FL Feb 2017 – Aug 2017

Managing the Design, Development and Implementation of a New Ecommerce Website with the back end Rest Services and APIs.

Coordinated all communications and collaboration of internal and external resources located in Canada, US, Russia and India.

Managed from RFP process to procuring Vendor contracts as well as creating and administering all processes for all team touch points and reviews.

Created a Confluence board to manage information sharing and processing Design Acceptance processes. Used Hip Chat and Jira to manage the team’s design and development practices for both Front End and Back End.

Microsoft Project was used to track all teams’ plans and consolidate them to one including the technical internal integration plans

Reported regularly to management on the progress of the project based on scope, cost, quality and timeliness of the schedule

PMO reporting was done through SharePoint for all internal artifacts including Project Plans

Sr. E-Commerce Product Owner Office Depot Boca Raton, FL 2014 –2016

Management of a cross-functional eCommerce agile team responsible for www.officedepot.com and business.officedepot.com throughout entire development life cycle, from concept to completion.

Ownership of product roadmap with a focus on driving incremental revenue and improved user experience through the development and delivery of new and enhanced website functionally.

Communicate with senior leadership on strategy, status of new development and impact of new website features.

Analysis of web analytics, A/B tests, moderated and unmoderated usability studies to prioritize and measure the impact of new website functionality.

Manage product backlog, grooming and planning, user story requirements, UI/UX design, development, QA,, implementation, launch and production support. Integration to the Oracle ERP, Sales Force, Exact Target

Third Party Tools Used: Monetate, BazaarVoice, CoreMedia, Rich Relevance, Core Metrics. Tech: Jira, Tempo, MDS

Other accomplishments

Integration of officedepot.com and officemax.com for both direct and contract website

Complete the successful integration of the Loyalty programs for Office Max and Office Depot

Complete the successful Integration of the Reliable business into the Office Depot site

Increase the CSAT and Conversion rates with new functionality.

Developed a Costing and Forecasting System for all Agile teams

Senior Consultant/ Project Manager Karmic Bliss Consulting Delray Beach, FL 2010 –2014

Full Analysis of Business Processes for the purposes of converting to a mobile practice. Put plan in place and executed over a year’s time, including: Smart Phone for all patients, appointments, IP phones, credit card machines, wireless network, etc

Coordinated the Creative & Technical development and designed the QA for multiple Internet Applications Development projects using Jira and Confluence for tracking. Launched three major products to production in two months

Created a QA Department with full process for complete online testing and full regression scripts using Selenium.

Designed and Developed Ecommerce, Membership, Informational, Lead Generation websites for client based on requirements from feedback given from strategy sessions and client interaction

Completed a Forensic Accounting project for a Fencing Company to reconstruct all the activity for 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 & 2007 for the IRS

Created many Social Media Marketing strategies depending on the requirements of client

Product Manager Project Manager– Dycom Industries North Palm Beach, FL 2008 - 2010

Roles filled include Product Manager, Configuration Management, Project Management, Business Analyst, Implementation Management, Unit Testing, and Quality Assurance First Project was to build and implement a Scheduling System for the Utility Locators to gain efficiencies and accuracies in their remote work.

This was a Scrum and Agile development environment with quick releases to Production.

This project was complex with multiple developers, DBA’s, QA, USERS and the actual office personnel that were to use it as well as the Locators.

Also we had a UK Vendor supplying the engine software that we had to work closely with

This was successfully implemented to 6 cities in EST, CST and PST

Managed the Deployment of the Many Virtual Machines used for Remote Desk Top to Server in Atlanta

Second Project was to create a data warehouse by extracting data from disparate systems and then produce Automated Reports in Excel and post them to a Common SharePoint Portal. This Project Plan was divided into two main Sections -a Prototype Plan for one Office, then roll- out to 35 offices across the country

Define Suite of 10 Operational Reports for an Office, Use SSIS to extract and post data to our Data warehouse

Created SharePoint Portal Workflow system for the Regions and Offices to process the information

Step 1 Use VBA to create automated reports and system to run them in Excel and auto post to Share Point

Step 2 render their reports.

Step 3 convert to excel

Step 4 Email the results.

This was successfully rolled out to 36 sites across the country

Financial Advisor Morgan Stanley Palm Beach, FL 2007 – 2008

Summary of Experience as Financial Advisor

Studied and passed the exams for Licensed Series 7, 66 & 31 NASD as well as L.H.V. A., Life Health & Variable Annuities. Helping clients grow their wealth, retain their principal, and pass their wealth safely to the next generation. We did this for people personally, for businesses both Not for Profit and Profit and also for pension funds.

VP Information Technology Lydian Data Services Boca Raton, FL 2001 –2006

Project Management, Business Analysis, functional requirements, Functional Specifications, Technical specifications, User Interface, Test Scenarios for developers, Test Cases for QA

Created automated test scripts as well as manual for QA process, BI Department, Analysis of new Business Needs and turned into design documents. This included all the work for designing most of for their Products: the Mortgage Compliance System (MCS), The Investor Lock Desk Website (MWS), The Mortgage Origination System (MPS), the Closed Loan Due Diligence System (MDS) as well as the Rules Engines

Full Life Cycle Development Process-the software development process followed an Agile/Scrum methodology with releases to production weekly

We used RUP and UML documents for all of the Business Analysis and P M processes through SLDC with SharePoint for our PMO office to memorialize all artifacts in design and development process including Project Plans and Specifications.

Facilitated JAD sessions, project chartering/initiation, documented (flowcharted) system processes/data models using Visio, UAT sessions, produced project plans using MS Project, created documentation for Users as well as support

Training- Created Training Material and conducted multi- day training for End Users, Support Staff and Technical Staff using PowerPoint

Product Manager & SME -lead planning efforts on major re-branding effort, including identifying competitors, feature gaps, customer pain points, and defining market positioning, communication strategy, and critical business requirements

Designed and built Automated Rules Engines and was responsible for analyzing Underwriting Guidelines and creating Rules (logic equations) which we then put into VB.net code

CEO & Founder KALON GROUP INC, Toronto, On 1985 – 2001

Kalon Group Inc. was a privately held Business Management Consulting company specializing in large ERP Implementation services to Fortune 500 &1000 companies located in the US, Canada, Mexico, Caribbean and South America. Kalon was a Premier Certified Consulting Partner for many Software Vendors delivering Implementation Specialists for the ERP and Financial Product Suites

Project Manager - ERP and Financials - Large Enterprise These were full scale Implementation of Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail companies - ERP including Financials, for all the modules, including Internal and external interfaces between modules, divisions, companies etc.

Project Manager - The ERP Projects were anywhere from 6 month to 4 years in length and the platforms included SAP, Oracle, Lawson, JDE, People Soft and others

As Project Manager specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions there was a great deal of migrations from one platform to another

Project Manager of these complex projects with all parties’, employees, contractors, software vendors and other 3rd party vendors and in multiple locations.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

Technologies: Windows -, UNIX, IBM AS400/S., IBM MVS VSE, LINUX, VPNs, TCP/IP, HTTP, LAN; Novell; RPG, COBOL, Enterprise Manager, Oracle, Rational Rose, UML; XML; JAVA; HTML; ASP; SOA; SaaS; .NET; VB ;Datacom; Open/Ingres; DB2; SQL Server 2008

MS Office Suite and MS Project, SharePoint, CASE Modeling Tools, UML, Rational, MS SQL Server, SSRS 2008, ODBC, PowerBuilder, MS Visual C++,C#, Java, VB.net, ASP.net, PL/SQL, Crystal Reports, VISIO, RAS, MS Access, Citrix, ODBC, MS Visual Source Safe (VSS), Star-Team, PVCS, Track-It, Test Director, Remedy, Astra Quick Test, Selenium, Jira, MS-TFS, Confluence, HP Quality Center, SSRS 8

Business Applications: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Collections & Recovery, Order Entry, Inventory, Purchase Order, EDI & EFT ANSI EDI X12, cXML and xCBL,Job Cost, Fixed Assets, Payroll, HR, QA, Shipping, Engineering Specifications, Bill of Materials, Sales Systems, Call Center Systems, Customer Care Systems, Mortgages, Mortgage Warehouse, Lending

Vendor Software: CA-Masterpiece Suite, Dun & Bradstreet, Walker Interactive, People Soft, Ross Systems, JD Edwards, SAP- ERP, Great Plains-ERP, Oracle-ERP, Lawson-ERP, S2K, Ariba, PRMS-ERP, ASI MRP, Profit Key MRP, Calyx Point, Interlinq Mortgage Servicing, 360 Scheduling, CA- Clarity, People Fluent, Jira, Confluence, Basecamp, Monetate, BazaarVoice, CoreMedia, Rich Relevance, Core Metrics.

EDUCATION

Certified Agile Product Owner – International Scrum Institute, Certified Scrum Master – International Scrum Institute

Centennial College, Toronto, On

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Coast CIO Council, SFTA South Florida Technology Alliance, Project Management Institute

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