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Project Manager Management

Dallas, Texas, United States
February 27, 2018

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Resourceful Technical Project Manager with experience leading all phases of diverse technical projects in the software industry; and 5+ years of software design and programming experience.

Experience in Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies. Able to manage large project teams and known for high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.

Excellent communicator & collaborator skilled in coordinating diverse teams to complete objectives and bridge multi-stakeholder objectives, while balancing time / cost /scope constraints.

Skills Summary

Project Lifecycle:

Project Definition, Documentation & Stakeholder Alignment

Requirements Analysis

Resource Capacity Planning

Project Scheduling / Iterating / Tracking

Process Improvements


Experience In:

Agile & Waterfall Methodologies

Custom Software Development

System Migrations/Integrations

Enterprise-wide Implementations

Cross-Functional Collaboration & Performance Management

Team Building & Mentoring

Client Relations & Presentations

Risk Evaluation

Knowledge of Design & Development


MS Office Suite : Excel / PowerPoint / SharePoint / Project

Rally Agile Project Management Software

JIRA Project Management Software

Vim, Gedit, gcc, cscope


Programming Languages : C, C++, Java


VMware Palo Alto, CA

Program Manager July 2015 – Dec 2017

Led the OSS Audit & Compliance effort across vSphere project (vCenter and ESXi Server), redefining workflows, policy, process and metrics.

Part of vSphere 6.5 Release Management Team driving the definition, execution, delivery and maintenance of the highly complex cross-functional vSphere software release for VMware’s flagship product. Continued to work on 6.6 (SaaS) and 6.7 (On-Prem) Releases.

Responsible for tracking and reporting on PR’s across multiple products; staying on track with release schedule.

Worked with DevOps to develop Tableau Reports for Bug Dashboards (Projection, PR Trend, Throughput, HeatMap), Test Reports (Test Area Execution, PR Impact Report, Untriaged Failures Dashboard), Feature Reports (PMT Features by Status, PMT Features past FC date) and Security (Open vSphere Security PRs).

Led the Interop effort to establish interoperability matrix with other VMware products bundled with vSphere.

Part of the team driving implementation of SDLC improvements across BUs and vSphere engineers across the globe transitioning to CI methodologies in support of new VMware Cloud product offerings without affecting feature velocity. Established supporting tools, governance, training, and processes to assist this transition.

Planned and scheduled GSS TOI sessions for vSphere Beta programs, managing multi-site teams.

Worked closely with cross-functional teams such as Product Management, Marketing, Engineering, QA, Support, Legal, IT, and BU Operations.

Paxterra Solutions San Jose, CA

Technical Project Manager Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

Plan, schedule and execute stages of enterprise software and system implementations for multiple clients. Project-manage diverse technical projects through all phases of the project lifecycle, from inception to close.

Built a high performing offshore maintenance team capable of taking over 80% of reported issues seen in software releases within a 6-month timeframe.

Managed resource and capacity planning for a global team, tasked with rebuilding the Communicator for a UC system, including both server and switch side; handled On-boarding for new hires (Development and Testing).

Drove business value and Stakeholder alignment discussions. Communicated and collaborated globally to all sites and divisions on scope, timing, process and implementation.

Articulated project goals and scope. Excelled in guiding the work of the technical teams and instilled shared accountability for achieving project milestones.

Created KPI assessments that were used as the basis for tracking ramp up of new global team. Set up TOI's for offshore team to develop vertical expertise in technology areas –CAS, Call Control, Switch, TMS and TAPI.

System Integrations/Migrations: Managed global cross-functional teams in achieving milestones on time and with quality. Led large-scale initiatives involving the transition of server side software for UC system to a cloud based system, new UX for collaboration software, a new set of endpoints with a special attention to multimodal conferencing.

Managed a team developing UTF: testing VPF Infra on SSR routers, BIOS/FPGA, ARTS framework. Led on-site coordination between development team, line managers and technology leads on client side.

Cisco Systems San Jose, CA Software Engineer, Unified Access Business Unit 2008 – 2014

Spearheaded the development team’s effort in the componentization of all Multicast features for both IPv4 and IPv6 on the Catalyst 4000 platform, which involved integration with multiple teams across Cisco.

Worked on the platform dependent portion of the Layer 3 Bidir PIM protocol for Cat4k alongside other PI technology groups.

For a high priority customer EFT developed and tested IP Multicast Multipath feature, with the (s,g) hash and (s,g) next-hop hash to include source, to effectively load split multicast traffic based on the source address of the stream.

Developed the IGMPv3 Host Stack feature, IPFIX exporter, rewrite operation for EVC switching and User-based rate limiting using Dynamic Buffer Limiting to prevent oversubscription of CPU queues thus avoiding high CPU events.

Implemented Multicast HA support for PIM Sparse, Dense, Bidir, and SSM modes and at Layer 2 for IGMP and MLD Snooping, which will ensure uninterrupted multicast traffic flow in the event of a supervisor engine failure.

Led L2/L3 Multicast TOI's for newly formed team based out of Bangalore, India.

Constantly engaged with TME’s and Customers on feature requirements for future software releases, scope and priority issues seen in released software versions.

Designed and developed Layer 3 Multicast test cases as part of regressions to improve the weekly build image health.

Performance Highlights: 6 Merit-based Cisco Achievement Program (CAP) awards, 3 Exceeded Expectation Performance Evaluations and 2 Spot Bonuses and a Job promotion during tenure.



GPA: 3.7 (JAN 2007 – MAY 2008)


GPA: 3.6 (JUNE 2002 – JUNE 2006)

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