Sign in

Project Manager Engineer

Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
February 19, 2018

Contact this candidate


*** ********* ***, *******, ** 06095 +1.860.***.****


Versatile, adaptable, and innovative project manager with an emphasis on creative leadership, and a strong drive to succeed who excels at adapting processes, resources, and methodologies to suit the project environment and achieve objectives. Offering proven leadership and critical thinking prowess coupled with extensive experience managing large scale, high visibility projects.


PMP Certified

Certified Scrum Master

Managed projects over $ 10 million

Scaled Agile for multiple applications new to Agile

Trained and experienced as a Release Train Engineer

Proficient in SAP, Dassian, Winsight, PPM Optics, CA Agile Central, Clarity

Significant experience with Earned Value Management

Recognition awards for creative process improvements

Recognition awards for relationship development

Bravo awards for successful delivery of large projects with agile implementation


UHG Optum Technology – Project Manager, Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer

July 2015 – Present

Release Train Engineer

Promoted to Release Train Engineer after proven experience as a Scrum Master.

Managed all major dependencies, and risks across the different applications. This includes creating master project plans, timeline coordination, defect resolution, and risk mitigation.

Prepared and facilitated all program increment and release planning.

Served as a release manager by coordinating all major project releases. This includes defect resolution, implementation plans, facilitating checkpoint meetings, and getting go/no go approvals.

Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Acted as a scrum master for a total of 8 different scrum teams on 3 different applications for over 2 years. This includes a call center application for pharmacy, vision, and dental benefits, a Medicare and retirement application, and a cloud integration salesforce application.

Conducted daily stand-ups in two-week Iterations, facilitated sprint reviews, retrospectives, and sprint planning.

Developed working agreements, definition of ready, and definition of done across multiple teams and applications.

Established many process improvements which helped increase efficiency with concepts such as Work in progress, color coded user stories and features, testing release plans, starfish retrospectives, defect suites, and helped ensure continued progress towards 100% automation.

Held story and feature sizing workshops and standardized agile concepts across teams.

Coached other product owners on requirements gathering and the story writing process.

Successfully scaled agile with applications new to Agile Scrum, provided agile coaching, and helped ensure company objectives of becoming 100% agile by 2017.

Focused on the individuality of each team and specifically catered processes in order to have efficiency in story acceptance throughout the sprint.

Project Manager

Managed concept to launch $10 million salesforce cloud integration project with the application of Optum’s internal SAFe methodology.

Monitored and controlled project execution. This includes servant leadership, managing project budgets, schedules, resources, risks, milestones, communication, procurements, and releases, using tools such as CA Agile Central, and Clarity.

Accomplished successful delivery of every project assigned within multiple different applications. This includes and is not limited to projects utlilizing pega, and cloud frameworks.

Extensive experience with agile scrum and waterfall methodology.

Ensured products met or exceeded client expectations. Excelled at gathering feedback and requirements; communicating needed changes to development team; and overseeing seamless, high-quality rollouts to on-time and on-budget conclusion.

Quest Global – Engineering Services - Team Lead – EVMS Analyst

February 2013 – July 2015

Operated in an integrated cross functional team to provide monthly EVMS analysis of materials and labor for the F135 division at Pratt and Whitney.

Performed monthly reviews of estimate at completion (EAC) of level 4 and level 5 work packages.

Analyzed material variances on a monthly basis both cost and schedule.

Assisted the Control Account Managers (CAM) with CPR top drivers. Also, supported and trained CAMs for successful IBR, and JST audit while gaining extensive hands on experience with SAP (materials and labor costs), EV Tools (Earned Value Management calculations), Dassian (Government reporting), and Winsight (Government reporting).

Earned certificate for extraordinary effort and commitment for supporting CAM through a JST audit.

Managed the finances and logistics of over 8 projects and statements of work with the customer.

Managed over 25 employees, supervised tasks, and approved employee hours.

Connecticut Public Interest Network

Sep ‘12 - Nov’12

Campaign Associate

Primarily focused on establishing strategies for voter outreach and contact.

Recruited students and activists from local campuses by giving speeches in classrooms and student organizations.

Participated in door to door canvassing and voter outreach while Managing and training a field staff of 40 – 60 people.

Assisted in preparing administrative duties such as cutting turf & travel and researching new events/news on all campaign related issues throughout the nation.

Promoted to acting Recruiting Director and was in charge of all activities recruiting related.

Contacted over 30,000 voters in a span of 1 and a half months between 2 offices.

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee

Apr ’11 June ‘12

Financial Analyst

Performed month-end variance budget analysis for AIPAC’s 9 departments and 19 regional and satellite offices.

Served as the key point of contact for all department and regional directors regarding financial activity.

Mapped extremely sensitive financial data in the transition to a new financial system.

As a key member of AIPAC’s elite young-professional networking organization, the Washington Professional Forum, recruited members and helped organize events as part of the organization’s official host committee.

Attended weekly political briefings on all major events/issues.

Organized, streamlined and increased efficiency in maintaining general ledger books.


UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD - Bachelors in Business Administration- Finance & Economics (Deans List) - Aug ‘05 – May ’10.


SCRUM ALLIANCE – Certified Scrum Master.

Contact this candidate