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Manager Project

Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
September 13, 2018

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Vera Lucia Garcia de Arruda

Married, ** years

Mobile: +55-11-982**-**** • E-mail: EDUCATION

FIA – Fundação Instituto de Administração - São Paulo (2013) Post-Graduation “Lato Sensu” – Business Management USP – Universidade de São Paulo (ICMSC – São Carlos – SP) (1996) Master of Science - Mathematics

UNESP – Universidade Estadual de São Paulo (IBILCE – S. J. do Rio Preto - SP) (1992) Graduation in Mathematics


Engineering management with 20 years of experience in large multinational company. I worked in different areas of technology, among which: systems development, SCADA deployment, quality issues related to project management, integrated tests, commissioning tests and SW delivery to customer. Held positions such as system analyst, MMI development, subsystem project manager, people manager, and quality manager.

Experience with international and multidisciplinar teams been responsible for coordinate and synchronize activities from Brazil, Mexico, India and Spain. As subsystem project manager perform the leadership of a Project with a product under development, a revamping system and a new customer of Control Center with good interface with the customer and Development team.

As people manager succeeded to organize the tender quotation and workload / planning leading the team to reach the targets proposed, managing a great number of employees and different System metiers. EXPERIENCE(S)

Alstom Brasil Energia e Transporte LTDA – Transport Project Quality Safety Manager for Guadalajara Line 3 and VLT (Tramway) Rio de Janeiro projects

(From 08/2016 to 10/2017)

Perform the preparation of the team and the follow-up of the External Audits AFNOR and CMMi Level 3 for Guadalajara L3 project;

Ensure Project Quality plan application, supporting the project teams to prepare gate reviews & follow- up related action plans;

Support PM to build the files for Gate Reviews based on verified evidences;

Report quality and safety alerts;

Ensure REX process within the project;

Ensure that safety assessment is correctly implemented (safety review) and prepare safety authorization;

Control project deliverables compliance through inspection and audits - to authorize presentation / delivery to customer.

Alstom Brasil Energia e Transporte LTDA – Transport Department Head of Project Engineering (08/2009 to 07/2016)

Manager of the around 40 resources of the architecture and system design teams of CBTC and iMUX(legacy), IXL, ATS/SCADA and TELECOM métiers;

Manager of the around 20 resources of the Integration and test teams of ATS and SCADA métiers;

Perform the tender’s quotation of the métiers in according to the CBTC and iMUX Reference library;

Analysis of the competitiveness Ref Library of the tramway Solutions (iMUX) x Urbalis-CBI;

Adjust of the team workload according the project’s needs;

Identify the training needs and training planning of the team;

Ensure the application of metier processes according CMMi and ISO9001. Alstom Brasil Energia e Transporte LTDA – Transport Susystem Project Manager- Railroad Project - Vale (10/2004 to 07/2009)

Responsible for management of the interface of integration and configuration team with other subsystems;

Manage the Work Package quality, deliverables, costs (including risks and savings);

Responsible for ATS team activities planning;

Responsible for get agreement of ATS and Power System detailed design with customer;

Responsible for management of the tests and specification activities of the project;

Responsible for T&C support, installation and anomalies reporting during the Site tests at customer in Vitoria, ES.

Datasul Business Intelligence (actual TOTVS) – local Brazilian ERP system Quality Assurance Analyst (05/2002 to 09/2004)

Responsible for validate the deliverables for the product team of the Datasul company;

Developing system tests documentation for the new BI product;

Establishment of the team for conduct the tests of the product;

Management of the ISO9001 Certification of the new Unit of the Datasul;

Implementation of CMM Best Practices.

Alstom Brasil Energia e Transporte LTDA – Transport MMI Development and Specification for ICONIS (1st version) (07/2000 to 04/2002)

Worked in projects Sardegna (Italy), Cardiff Valleys (UK) developing MMI mockups, MMI;

Technical Specifications, applying training for Client Builder Controls based on Scripts and Data Preparation (Configuration Explorer);

Technical specification for ICONIS - Signaling Rules for Fortaleza Project. Alstom Brasil Energia e Transporte LTDA – Transport Application design for FERROMEX Project (Guad-MEX and Rochester-USA) (03/1999 to 06/2000)

Member of ICC team responsible for TMS technology transfer: Data Prep configuration and developing design documentation for Signaling Rules for interlocking interface with HMI;

Developed interface with Rochester team to the HMI Client for the project needs;

Elaborate the ICC – TMS tests description for T&C team;

Perform the operational training in Guadalajara customer site. CMW Equipments (old name of the Alstom Transport)

System Simulation Designer (01/1997 to 02/1999)

Worked in projects CMSP (BR), Metrovías (ARG), METRORIO(BR), CPTM(BR) developing iMUX System simulation reports for Safety and Performance Requirements, Scheme Plan elaboration, Route Control Table;

Member of SAT tests team (Proof of the train runs) to guarantee the safety margin to stop de train. LANGUAGE(S)

Portuguese – Native

English – Fluent (Classes in Brazil and Canada-Vancouver,2014) & International experiences at Rochester(USA) (1999); Borehamwood -Londres(England), Paris(France)(2002); Bologna (2 months)(Italy)(2002)

Spanish – Fluent (Classes in Brazil) & International experiences at Guadalajara, Mexico (1999), also phone conferences at overseas projects with Spain, Mexico. COURSE(S)

Operation Research (Linear Optimization) – Special Student UNICAMP Campinas, 1997

Stochastics Processes - Special Student UNICAMP Campinas, 1997

CMM - Alstom Transport, 2001

ISO 9001 – SOCIESC, 2003

CMMi – Alstom Transport, 2012

CBTC – General Concepts – Alstom Transport, 2012

PM Awareness – Alstom Transport, 2013

QRQC Analysis – Alstom Transport, 2014

Quality School - P.FMEA: Process Risk Analysis & Control Plan – Alstom Transport, 2016

Quality School - Audit Technics & Behavior – Alstom Transport, 2016

Development For Quality (DFQ) – Alstom Transport, 2016

Week 3 – Safety Methods & Tools – Alstom Transport, 2016

Peer Review – Alstom Transport, 2017

Requirements Capture and Management – Alstom Transport, 2017 TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Signalling Systems for railways system

Software Engineering – UML and RUP

Project Management – PMI

Quality Standard – ISO 9001

CMMI Level 2 & 3

Requirements Management - Doors

Planning tools – MSProject, Open Project

SCADA – Supervisory and Control Data Acquisition for railways systems

Change Management – Clear Quest

Business Intelligence Tools

Microsoft Sharepoint

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