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Project Manager Management

Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States
April 10, 2018

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Rasel Ali 703-***-**** Page 1 of 4

Rasel Ali 703-***-****


MBA graduate and PMP, CSPO, CSM, and ITIL v3 Foundation certified with over 10 years of experience in Information Technology managing software development and hardware modernization projects with commercial, financial, and biotech industries. Key Areas

Program Management

Office (PMO)

Project Management

Professional (PMP)

Earned Value Management


Lean, Scrum, and Kanban Conflict Management Client Relations Joint Application

Development (JAD)

Change Control Board


Risk Management

Change Management

Data Migration Data Analytics Agile, Hybrid, and Waterfall Team Building and


Business Process Re-

engineering (BPR)

Budget and Cost


Professional Experience

NRM Security Systems, Hicksville, NY 09/2016 – Present Serve as a Project Manager to integrate IT solutions for low voltage Audio/Visual infrastructure systems, installation of Fire Alarms, Smoke Detectors, CCTV, and Access Control budgeted up to $2 million.

Build strategic relationships with client and supply manufacturers

Perform site visits in the pre-planning phase to assist with solution architecture

Prepared engineering design with detail layout drawing using AutoCAD

Develop and implement an effective project management plan - defines tasks, requirements, duration, risks, and communication plans

Manage work deliverables, expectations, and risks and changes for complex projects

Identify and resolve issues as well as track and analyze project performance

Implement approved changes through the change control process

Provide leadership and strategic direction for technical and admin workforce

Manage and influence multi-discipline staff and cross-functional teams

Define and develop processes and procedures for work efficiencies and obtain continuous process improvement

Ensure the project deliverables conform to the required quality standards and provide inspection reports

Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, D.C. 11/2014 – 09/2016 Served Department of Treasury, General Services Administration (GSA), and Veterans Affairs (VA) in multiple capacities.

Department of Treasury PMO

Served as a Project Manager for deposit processing application release of 2.4 Rasel Ali 703-***-**** Page 2 of 4

Organized and facilitated Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, monitored tasks, and removed impediments along the process

Document Management of 15 years of project data according to Department of Defense (DOD) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) standards

Managed migration of over 10,000 files from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Online cloud server budgeted for $1 million and saved OTCnet 75% on server storage cost

Managed Microsoft Project to manage project schedule GSA PMO

Served as a Project Manager for GSA PMO Center of Excellence (COE)

Supervised a Salesforce Development team of 10 professionals on site and off site with a yearly budget of $1.5 million

Created Agile user stories, story points, acceptance criteria, and refined backlog

Initiated projects and led the project team to develop a project management plan

Utilized Smartsheet to manage project schedule and milestones

Facilitated JAD sessions with impacted organizations and vendors to coordinate and finalize system requirements

Developed and implemented a communication plan to address the needs of internal and external stakeholders

Maintained JIRA to log issues and resolved them in a timely manner

Managed stakeholders expectations effectively by providing timely financial and performance reporting to the sponsoring business unit

Used EVM to assess and forecast project performance

Identified risks and followed the contingency plan to manage risks

Implemented approved changes through the change control process

Ensured that all project documentation was developed and archived according to established organizational PMO processes

Coordinated UAT and tracked issues

Led stage gate process to acquire approval from architect, security, and legal team

Provided monthly project status reports to Government client as deliverables

Gathered and documented lessons learned at the end of each phase VA PMO

Served as a Risk Manager for Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX) to identify and assess threats and managed burndown logs

Utilized PMAT to manage risks across multiple projects in matrixed environment

Proactively coordinated with project managers and clients across multiple projects to update risk log for executive leadership

Other team activities

Researched and selected small businesses for U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) contracts

Created reports in Tableau analytical software for project leadership

Edited Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) documents

Documented application Security Impact Analysis for application releases Rasel Ali 703-***-**** Page 3 of 4 EHS, Herndon, Virginia 05/2013 – 11/2014

Served as a Business Analyst/Project Manager for a software development which provided customers a single entryway to access and review their portfolio. Led an offshore team of 10 developers and 5 QA professionals along with an internal project team, and successfully completed the project on a budget at $2.9 million.

Identified key stakeholders across multiple organizations to gain buy-in and ensure resource availability

Worked with the product team to create project schedule and detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Developed and closely monitored the project budget to avoid cost overrun

Facilitated multiple requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders and subcontractors to finalize the Statement of Work (SOW)

Managed offshore development and QA teams to ensure that project deliverables conformed to the required quality standards

Utilized EVM to measure performance and develop forecasts

Prepared bi-weekly scorecard with Key Performance Indicators (KPI) ATCC, Manassas, Virginia 01/2007 - 05/2013

Supported ATCC network and computer systems and successfully completed multiple projects to upgrade computers, printers, and phone system.

Served as a Project Manager for company-wide printers upgrade budgeted for $1 million per year which reduced printing costs by 75%

Replaced all hardware based fax machine to e-fax and reduced 100% hardware cost

Analyzed printer usages and business implications to obtain sign-offs from CIO

Managed hardware acquisitions from vendors and installation by contractors

Negotiated with vendor and reduced printer costs by 10%

Served as a Project Manager for PBX phone and fax system for over 600 users which provided twice the phone features for half the cost

Created technical documents of how to utilize phone and voicemail system

Carried out impact analysis in order to support requirements changes

Supervised contractors to upgrade phone system from PBX to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system which reduced call drops 100% and improved call quality

Served as a Project Manager to upgrade company-wide desktop computers

Managed system upgrade schedule for more than 600 users with customized hardware and software for Windows 7 systems

Managed two contractors for ERP software maintenance of Oracle database for QAD

Analyzed and evaluated system technologies, configurations, and capabilities to automate system images and data backups

Managed multiple system upgrade projects from Windows XP to Windows 7 which reduced computer hardware costs in half and provided more workspace

Improved system performance which reduced IT service requests and improved Rasel Ali 703-***-**** Page 4 of 4 employee productivity by 25%

Served as a Network Administrator for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Support for over 600 users and maintained required Service Level Agreements (SLA)

Utilized Microsoft (MS) Exchange Server, Active Directory (AD), MS SharePoint, and Service Desk ticketing application to support users in GMP and ISO environment

Managed Microsoft Exchange email and data file server backups

Performed Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) to optimize process flows

Trained technical and non-technical new team members and supervised (3) technical contractors and two (2), vendors

Automated systems and software management and reduced costs by 35%

Managed upgrade of internal network capacity to reduce equipment costs and lowered maintenance costs by 50%

Fannie Mae, Reston, Virginia 01/2004 – 12/2006

Served as a Systems Analyst to replace a legacy system with a new system which to support, purchase, and process Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS).

Worked extensively with the user community to understand and analyze the effectiveness of the existing business processes

Facilitated meetings with business owners at all levels to review and refine processes and gather business and regulatory requirements

Conducted gap analysis, documented, and communicated business process gaps

Gathered, reviewed, and classified data elements from legacy systems to compile a list of data for the new systems

Worked closely with system architects to understand and map the flow of data between existing systems and their relationships

Delivered a concept document which was presented to the executive team to secure funding and approval for development

Education & Certificates

M.B.A. Western Governors University Major: IT Project Management

B.S. Strayer University Major: Computer Science

Project Management Professional (PMP) Project Management Institute (PMI)

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Scrum Alliance

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) Scrum Alliance

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Foundation EXIN

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Microsoft

Certified Help Desk Professional STI Knowledge Date: December 7, 2017

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