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Project Manager Software Technology

Irvine, CA
March 09, 2018

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Pamela Lazrado

Irvine, CA, USA 949-***-****


An experienced Software Technology Project Manager with 20+ years’ experience managing engineering teams across multiple geographies. Adept in managing Client relationships. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in custom software development utilizing web technologies such as JAVA/J2EE, JSP/Servlets, XML, .NET, Python. Strong Digital Domain knowledge in industries like Banking, Finance, Insurance, and Automotive. Has worked on projects at organizations like FordDirect, Fidelity Investments, State Street, Deutsche Bank, KPMG and NASA.


Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering, Pune University, India, 1994


Project Management in SDLC methodologies like Agile using Scrum Framework and Waterfall.

Diverse technologies and tools like Java- J2EE, JSP/Servlets, XML, Python, Apache Struts, VB, VSS, GitHub, SVN, IBM WAS 5.1, MySQL, DB2, MSSQL, Oracle 8i/9i, MongoDB

Proficient in Microsoft Project, Advance Excel, JIRA, PowerPoint

Cost estimation using Function Point Analysis, WBS, KLOC

Resource Planning, Task Scheduling, Budgeting/Costing, Change & Risk Management

Client relationship, Account Management and Vendor Management

Proficient in CMMi Level 5, ISO 9000 and SSAE18(formerly SAS 70) internal and external Audits


Versata Inc. 06/2009- 12/2016

Senior Project Manager – Ford Direct, DealerConnection System

Managed the development of Ford Direct’s DealerConnection System which was deployed to Ford Dealers across the United States of America and Canada. The project involves providing websites for 5000+ dealers for Ford through which provided vehicle and dealer inventory information and generated leads for auto sales.

Managed the delivery of the DealerConnection system using a team of 15 people spread across US, India, Singapore, UK and Dubai and worked closely with Ford’s IT Leadership.

Involved in project planning, scheduling and driving milestone completion timelines.

Weekly status reports sent out to the client highlighting the release schedule, list of enhancements and risks to the application.

Assigned, prioritized and tracked defects raised by Ford and QA teams for development

Maintained a strict release cycle of every 2 weeks in Production.

Enlighta Solutions 10/2007 – 07/2008

Delivery Manager - Vendor Governance System

Enlighta Govern 4 is a “next generation” governance tool that combines workflow automation of governance processes, tracking and reporting of compliance to service levels and advanced dashboard metrics and reporting across vendors, services, and regions.

Managed the India team of 10 which included design, development and testing.

Involved in estimation/SOW/Project Plan of new deployments for major industry clients such as Wipro and Infosys.

Involved in day to day project management activities such as planning, scheduling, assigning tasks to project leads and tracking project risks using MS Project.

Prepared Technical Documents for the Product to be circulated as part of client delivery.

Patni Computer Systems (now Capgemini) 02/2007 – 09/2007

Sr. Project Manager - eWP HR Payroll App for Fidelity Investments

eWorkPlace is a core product of Fidelity which manages the HR and Payroll areas of Fidelity and is sold as a standalone product to its clients. The software was developed using VB.NET and Oracle DB.

As Sr Project Manager, managed a software development team of 15 and was responsible for delivery of all new product features.

Managed changes to the project scope and created the release schedule

Involved in day to day activities like resource and work allocation, defect assignment and release management.

Performed code and design reviews with design architect and team leads.

Followed all CMMI level 5 processes of Patni during the project lifecycle and conformed to both Fidelity and Patni Compliance levels and was audited successfully.

i-flex Solutions (now Oracle) 11/04 – 12/06

As Sr Project Manager at I-flex Solutions, responsible for multiple projects involving clients like State Street and Deutsche Bank. Managed projects in the financial domain with team sizes of 20+ that involved Java/J2EE technologies. Successfully maintained compliance standards and performed audits on various other projects of i-flex.

Sr. Project Manager – Subcustodian Billing and Depository Application for State Street

State Street provides custodial services to various funds (Pension funds, Public Funds, Mutual Funds) that invest in markets across the globe. The application managed the billing calculations and invoicing for the custodial services provided by State Street.

Managed a team size of 22 people and successfully delivered the application to the client ahead of time.

Responsible for maintaining the project scope and schedule and the release cycle.

Creating analysis and design documents and performed code and design reviews.

Designed complex backend billing functions with team

Successfully Audited by Ernst & Young for a SSAE18(formerly SAS 70) audit.

Project Manager – Employee Trade Surveillance, Deutsche Bank

The Employee Trade Surveillance application (ETS) is used by the Deutsche Bank Trade Surveillance team to get a view into employee trades and employee accounts and gives information of data problems (e.g., accounts or trades with missing broker information, newly created accounts) and account violations.

Summary for Leading Edge Systems / Trigyn Technologies Ltd (Prior to March 2004)

As a senior programmer, engaged in development and enhancement of project modules.

Involved in giving technical solutions to enhance system performance and response time.

Performed Extensive System and Integration Testing on projects.

Performed Code and Design Reviews. Created design documents.

Performed Functional Testing required for UAT.

As Project Leader assigned work to team members and kept track of project schedule. Interacted with the client.

Implemented ISO related documentation, which includes SRS, Program Specs, Test Plans and Test Reports.

As a senior programmer, engaged in developing the initial prototype for various projects.

Providing training to the team members for the required software (PowerBuilder etc.) and external libraries.

Followed all ISO 9001 standards within projects in Leading Edge Systems and was one of the projects audited by KPMG which gave the company its ISO 9001 certification.


Managed a diverse portfolio of client for the past 20 years in companies such as:


oState Street Corporation



oDeutsche Bank


oFord Direct



Supply Chain



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