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Manager Project

Location:
Cumming, Georgia, United States
Salary:
135000
Posted:
March 12, 2018

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Richard A Wiesehan

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Cumming, GA 30041

H: 470-***-****

M: 309-***-****

ac4r8g@r.postjobfree.com

Extensive experience in leading and managing software development and delivery. Project/Program management expertise. Passionate advocate, practitioner, and coach for Agile and SAFe.

PMP

Certified SAFe Agilist

Certified Scrum Master

November 2005

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Current

State Farm Insurance Greater Atlanta, Bloomington

Project Manager

Led large/complex software development projects and multiple project initiatives in Auto & Fire Underwriting, Web and Mobile development, Banking, and Risk Management, including Vendor Management and Integration.

Release Train Engineer for a start-up, 100+ member Agile Release Train, including 5 scrum teams across two locations.

Volunteered an effort to be the pilot for the Agile Transformation initiative of a department. Trained, coached, and acted as Product Manager for the team. Leadership declared the pilot a success and touted the team as a model for adoption and execution. Early adopter of Agile, and led the first effort at State Farm to successfully develop and deliver an app with Responsive Web Design.

February 2001

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November 2005

EDS St. Louis, MO

Programme/Senior Project Manager

Program Manager/Delivery Manager for several EDS clients including Anheuser-Busch, Sara Lee, and Kellwood.

Managed the delivery of up to 30 analysts and developers along with external vendors. Managed client relationships, proposal development, software sale and support. August 1999

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February 2001

Nims Inc. Bloomington, IL

Consultant Project Manager

Project manager for a 8-figure, 8-project initiative to add automation to auto underwriting and policy issuance of policies that pass approval of a Knowledge Based System. The automation rate exceeded expectations and created a significant reduction on workload of underwriters. The effort was elevated to one of the top three priorities in Auto. August 1990

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EDS Montgomery, Cedar Rapids, Bloomington

Systems Engineer Manager

Education and Training

June 1999 Hired as System Engineer for a classified USAF system. Advanced to SE Supervisor. Developed Proposal and Pricing for a multi-year, fixed price software development contract. Once, awarded, promoted to Systems Engineer Manager to lead the effort. Embraced process improvement modelled on CMM, which resulted in on-time delivery, under budget, and at level of quality the client said not seen before.

Business Unit Leader for EDS at Alliant Energy. Business Unit recorded the highest year over year gain in client satisfaction at the account.

Program Manager/Business Relations Manager for EDS effort for the start-up of State Farm Bank. Included integration with client, and three other vendors. SE Manager role included responsibility for both Delivery and People, including hiring, performance management, and compensation administration. March 1986

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August 1990

First Alabama (now Regions) Bank Montgomery, AL

Analyst/Programmer

Documented specifications for conversion of acquired banks' systems. Documented requirements for new features of deposit systems, primarily savings, CDs and IRAs. Programmer on CD and savings systems.

June 1981

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March 1986

WBAM/WWKZ/KAWY/WTXR Montgomery, Tupelo, Casper, Peoria Program Director/Music Director

Program Director/Music Director/On-Air Talent for a series of radio stations. Responsible for all on-air content, hiring and management of airstaff. Troy University at Montgomery

Bachelor of Science: Computer Science



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