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Project Manager

High Ridge, Missouri, 63049, United States
June 14, 2018

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PROJECT MANAGER with experience in developing business information systems from concept through implementation. Highly skilled in problem solving, system analysis, and project management. Ability to apply innovative information technology to business problems and communicate effectively in complex relationships. Regarded as a strong leader sensitive to user needs and methods.

Strong Skills in MS Project MS-Project Server, MS-Office, Primavera (Oracle) Team Play/P3e, Earned Value Management, SDLC methodologies.

Instructor in Time and Cost subjects for the St. Metro PMI chapters PMP preparation classes.

PMI PMP Certified since 2003


Masters of Information Management – Washington University – St. Louis Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – University of Missouri – Rolla

Professional Experience

INSIGHT GLOBAL January 2018 – April 2018

Project Manager At Charter Communications - St. Louis MO

In charge of overall business project to replace 3 legacy learning management systems with one unified application. Providing full project cycle management from charter to closure. Integrating multiple work streams from internal IT, vendors and contractors.


Project Manager At USDA FSA - St. Louis MO

Project Manager for multiple ongoing application development initiatives for the Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. Completing the adoption of Scrum Agile development methods. I am using JIRA, MS-Project and SharePoint. I provide formal project and status report to the contracting office.

BOEING October 2014 – July 2016

Project Manager - St. Louis MO

Project Manager on IPDM program. I oversaw IPDM Common Image development and IPDM Engineering development. I am also the IT manager over all PDM labor contracts with Siemens. I lead and mentored 4 Agile/Scrum development teams. Implemented new processes and aligned current processes from management to the individual contributors. I provided formal tracking a forecasting of project status using a combination of MS Team Foundation Server and Deltek Open Plan. The PMO used an overall methodology similar to SAFe.

IRON DATA SOLUTIONS July 2011 – October 2014

Project Manager - St. Louis MO

Manager on the DCPS development project in charge of business analysts, subject matter experts and software architects in the St. Louis office. I was so in charge of developing processes and methodologies for a large application development project. This project was sub contract to Lockheed Martin to develop new disability claims processing system for the Social Security Administration. We used HP ALM for requirements, task and test management.

ACCENTURE / JUPITER CONSULTING February 2011 – July 2011

Project Manager at AT&T – St. Louis MO

Part of a project management group over multiple Human Resources applications outsourced from

AT&T to Accenture. I used multiple project management applications and processes. I performed formal resource planning, budget tracking and issue management. I coordinate multiple business analysis, development and testing groups in a full SDLC process. I also act as a release manager coordinating multiple projects toward a single deployment date. I am the formal vendor point of contact from Accenture to the AT&T client.

ADVANCED SYSTEMS DESIGNS July 2010 – December 2010

Project Manager – St. Louis MO

Project manager on a project to replace existing character based user interfaces with web based technology for Affirmative Insurance. This was a 6-month $750,000 contract. I managed a team of 4 developers and 2 Business Analysts. We are the prime contractor and are the system integrator over 5 sub-contractors as well as coordinating the client resources. I have introduced Scrum and other Agile Iterative techniques to rapidly design and develop the application. I managed the project from initial assessment phases through development to the handoff to the client for deployment.


Project Manager at Boeing - St. Louis MO February 2008 – August 2009

Provided formal project management services to the Product Standards as Digital Data program. In charge of 4 separate sub projects with $1.5 million budgets. Supplied ongoing financial, schedule and technical status reports to management. Lead multiple teams across the country. Managing task and financial controls for multiple overseas vendors. Leading technical and business subject matter experts. Engaged in EVM using Primavera P3e for tracking and reporting and planning in Microsoft Project. Managed formal risk issue management in BORIS. Implemented the AD&S development methodology using Macroscope and Documentum.

Assumed additional role in business analysis and system and process documentation.

Successfully implemented first of 8 retirements and 2 system replacements.

Managed the second release of software with high quality and on schedule.

Brought order and success to projects that had been ineffectually managed by end users and IT operational staff

TechGuard Security St. Louis, Mo April 2007– January 2008

Project Manager

Integrated project manager in an application development team for networking security appliances and service products. In charge of implementing and executing project and application procedures for CMMi level II certification.

Implemented the Agile Scrum application development methodology as part of ongoing development of the Poliwall network security appliance.

Negotiated Contract with sub-contractor on US Army research and development project.

Developed SOW for DOD R&D contract.


Project Manager at Fidelity National Information Services - St. Louis, Mo. Jan 2007– April 2007

In charge of application development and data conversion areas in implementing an online credit card holder support system. I was working with a geographically disbursed project team and with external vendors.

Resolved difficult relationship with project sponsor.

Established new procedures for correct evaluation of business requirement task completion.

Brought project back to being on schedule with scope in control

Established good working relationships with the vendor that was being replaced and with customer IT.

TALX - St. Louis, Mo. Dec 2005– Dec 2006

System Engineer

Project Management and Business Analysis for the Product Development group for the Unemployment Consulting division. In charge of the project to merge the information systems of several recent acquisitions in a central system. Introducing formal project management disciplines and portfolio management. Also in charge of creating formal requirements and directing developers in smaller projects.

Lead successful first of 4 system consolidation projects.

Implemented portfolio status reporting procedures

Designed and lead development of .net mail label creation application

Lead other team leaders and project management in the adoption of MS Project Server

Technical Lead for SOX compliance audits.

SPEEDWARE - Montreal, Quebec Canada Aug 2005– Sept 2005

Project Manager

I managed the requirements analysis phase of a platform migration project at QVC. In charge of managing technical resources during client interviews and was in charge of writing the Statement of Work for the major project and supporting contract documentation.

Wrote SOW and Project plan that lead to award of contract.


Project Manager at Anheuser Busch - St. Louis Mo. June 2005– Aug 2005

Execution Phase control and scheduling of a project in replace proprietary UNIX backup system for file and Oracle databases. This was a 6 person project with a $300,000 budget. I provided professional services for schedule tracking and update in MS Project 2000 Pro and tracked issues and coordinated testing scripts using MS Excel.

Improved relationship between vendor and customer project oversight by providing professional project management procedures.


Project Analyst at SBC - St. Louis Mo. Mar 2005– June 2005

I supported the National Account Initiative by reviewing and correcting customer circuit data. This involved detailed research of corporate structure and history to ensure correct encoding Master Customer Numbers.


Project Manager at Illinois Department of Transportation- Springfield IL Nov 2004 – Jan 2005

Project Management in the Initiation phase of Motor Fuel Tax Rewrite project. I performed high level research and writing scope, charter documents and the RFP. I also piloted the utilization of MS Share Point and MS Project Server tool.

Created proposal and initiation documents for MFT tax project that included a flexible scope approach to a fixed budget.

Conducted detailed review of previous design and researched state of current systems for new and changed requirements.


Business Analyst/ Project Manager at DITCO SCOTT AFB, IL July 2004 – Nov 2004

Team Lead and Business analyst on a contracted project to implement the second phase of application development on the DISN Billing system. This was a 4 person $500,000 Project. This system is a web reporting data mart of information of data extracted from DOD mainframe telecommunications service charge backs. Successfully lead the team in a first release of enhancements and new business functionality.

Implemented Scrum development methodology.

First deployment on time, with improved quality and functionality to customer developed beta version.


Project Coordinator. At AG Edwards – St. Louis, Missouri Jan 2004 – June 2004

Responsible for project schedule and metrics management for multiple projects in the Gateway Initiative.

Weekly creation of status and variance reports. General project scheduling consultation to multiple project managers.

Tools: Primavera Team Play. Rational Clear Quest


Project Manager at Express Scripts – St. Louis, Missouri June 2003 – Oct 2003

General project management of multiple web development projects in a matrix organization. I was responsible for project coordination from requirements definition through implementation. The projects are new development for pharmacy benefit management internet portals. Managed 2 development teams of 5 and 8 programmers.

Deployed Producer Portal on schedule in two months.

Resolved major problem with development server resources with the negotiated introduction of Linux PCs.

Deployed the Multiple Coverage Project on schedule.

TERALOGIX – St. Louis, Missouri Nov 2002 – Apr 2003

Project Manager

I managed multiple concurrent application development projects for a medical insurance document printing and mailing outsourcing company. One of the projects is adding HIPAA x12 services to the business. The responsibilities were general project administration and tracking, Business Analysis and high level design, prioritization of developer task and objectives, and general user support.

Teralogix used a mix of MS Project and a proprietary task, issue, and documentation application for project management.

Developed a successful design for a major new line of business using novel documentation and project management techniques.

AMDOCS INC. – St. Louis, Missouri May 2000 – July 2002

Release Leader

Responsible for tactical administration of large project (100+ Developers). Responsible for release feature configuration, change management and document management. Managed development and implementation scheduling. Responsible for user issue management and resolution. Coordinated multiple infrastructure and development teams in St. Louis, Kansas City and Cyprus. Communicated with customers and other vendors.

Responsible for ongoing CMM process improvement within the account and liaison to corporate quality department.

I managed both high level schedules for management and the client and detailed schedules in for coordination of the technical staff in MS Project 2000.

Managed customer relationships and internal coordination to deliver system on time with all tactical issues resolved.

Assumed day to day administration of project during development and delivery phases ensuring project was delivered on time.

Project Leader

Project Leader on Telecommunications, Customer Care, and Billing system customizations: Duties included project cost estimation, project administration, and customer relations. Conducted intensive customer requirement discovery sessions. Analyzed and refined raw user requirements and wrote Billing module high level specifications. Estimated cost of customizations. Wrote customization impact assessment technical specification documents.

Technical environment:

Negotiated difficult customer expectations and cross team design issues to deliver specifications that satisfied the customers’ desires and were practical to implement.

EMERSON MOTOR COMPANY – St. Louis, Missouri June 1998 – April 2000

Senior Systems Analyst

Lead developer on Y2k-related projects for Geac M-Series financial, Labor Reporting, and Cincom Accounts Payable systems. Directed several offsite and on site programmers and contractors. Developed project plans, administered project progress, and executed system and user test plans. Coordinated various systems programming and operations implementation tasks. Provided post-implementation support and maintenance. Lead developer of team to implement Oracle order fulfillment system and provide support for legacy non-plant systems, including General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Order Entry, and Human Resources.

Implemented Geac M-series AR and GL upgrade with aggressive development and testing methodologies which resulted in on time project with extremely few production problems.

Assumed responsibility for failing Labor Reporting replacement project and delivered an effective solution on time.


Project Management

Scrum, MS Project, MS Project Server Share Point, Team Foundation Server, Deltek Open Plan, Primavera Team Play, Rational Clear Quest., Requisite Pro, PC-Docs, Test Director, Documentum, Jira HP ALM.


PMBOK, CMMi, Method/1; Summit, Macroscope, Scrum


Microsoft MS-Office, Access, Visio

Structured Design:

Visible Analyst Workbench; Gane-Sarson; UML, Use Cases

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