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Project Manager

Sugar Land, TX
October 08, 2018

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Mahendrababu Goverdhanan,MS,PMP

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Information Technology Program, Project and Delivery Management PMP certified technology manager with total 20+ years of global IT experience including 16+ years of technology delivery, program, project management and pre-sales roles. Result oriented IT solution provider with broad technology experience with client facing roles in Professional Services. Strong budget, people and efficiency focus .

• Managed $10+ million annual IT budgets

• Pre-sales engagements, Statement of Work

preparations and contract renewals for clients.

• Domain expertise include Energy Trading,

Enterprise Risk Management (ETRM),

Investment Banking, Derivatives and Financial


• Managed PMO for global custom services for

OpenLink across their product suits.

• PMO Office, Program and Project management,

budgeting and efficiency including PMP and


• IT Risk management, controls and standards

• Managed Global technology teams with

offshore experience

• Implementation of OpenLink Endur for Oil &

Gas, Power, Utility and commodities clients

across the globe.


Sep’2014 – Current: OpenLink, Professional Services, Houston: Program and Project Management

Work closely with Account Management and Product management teams on pre-sales and contract negotiations as well as delivery management of the projects.

Hands-on project delivery management of end to end ETRM system Endur for client engagements including Oil, Gas, Power and Commodities clients across the globe.

Extensive experience in Endur V12 to V16 Front, Middle and Back office modules including risk management, P&L reporting, settlements, invoicing and reporting.

Responsible for managing programs and projects for Global Custom Services for Openlink across their product suite of applications including Endur and RightAngle.

Championed and implemented IT project methodology improvements including standards and tools across Global Custom services and the Professional Services organization. Jul’2013 – Sep’2014: Dell Financial Services, Austin: Program Management Consulting Consulting for Dell Financial Services IT. Responsibilities include IT program delivery management as part of Business Partner Management (BPM) group.

Manage program delivery for implementing end to end solution for captive financing for commercial customers in Mexico. This is a multi-year effort of $12 mil investment.

Responsibilities include all aspects of program management for the 12+ work streams which include several vendor solutions.

Manage communications with business sponsors, business work stream leads and IT executive leadership and point of escalation for all IT risks and issues across the entire program.

Developed roadmap for platform refresh program for their 70+ applications across America’s portfolio and syndication with executive leadership team. Program benefits include 90% virtualization of servers and 30% reduction in cost.

Lead effort on current state system architecture and proposal for application rationalization for America’s portfolios aligning with enterprise architecture. Jan’2013-May’2013: Augmente, Houston: Partner

New startup venture with responsibilities for alpha and beta project delivery of a virtually augmented consumer application as web based and smart app.

Specializing in ... IT program and project management using Agile, Pre-sales engagements, SOW preparations, IT budget forecast and governance, project risk management and controls, trading & risk management, analytics and Business Process Transformation and RPA

Feb’2005 – Jan’2013: JPMorgan Chase – Risk Technology, Houston: IT Program Manager

Responsible for IT Program and delivery management in several areas of Risk Technology.

Managed business and other key stake holder relationships, project execution for all phases, program financials including managing variances, addressing risk and issues and efficiently manage and prioritize $10+ mil yearly IT budget for several years.

Program planning and project execution to implement new capital calculation rules (Basel 2.5/3 RWA )for securitization products, a $3mil effort to consolidate data across 10+ lines of businesses and implement centralized calculation rules engine. Agile scrum methodology utilized to manage constant changes from regulators.

End to end project management for Strategic Country Risk Stress Calculator, built for all wholesale banking products covering 6 to 7 million transactions. Managed all phases of project and completed them on time to meet aggressive time imposed by regulators.

Responsible for the execution of multi-year strategic high performance risk calculation engine build out. This was part of a larger business and technology re-engineering effort for enterprise risk technology suite of applications.

Executed large end to end initiatives to integrate commodities target state architecture and merger integration projects. Project resulted in consolidation of application stack and improved operational process efficiencies.

Managed application development projects to introduce new risk methodology and analytics including value-at-risk (VaR) methodology, monte-carlo simulation based exposure calculation. Business benefits include reduction of firm’s capital by reducing risk weighted assets by several billions.

Responsibilities include management of several infrastructure initiatives including performance and resiliency project. Notable projects include Oracle 11g upgrade, re-factoring market and reference data consumption across risk tech applications, upgrading Solaris to RH Linux servers and rationalizing grid computing usage.

Leadership responsibilities include career and performance management of a global team. I was responsible for the implementation of global technology operating model across 3 locations in Houston, New York and Bangalore. Instituted efficient migration process for project transition and it was completed with-in a year including hiring of the local leadership. Sep’2002 – Jan’2005 : JPMorganChase – Risk Technology : Application Development Manager I was one of the core members of application re-architecture planning team for the new global risk management systems responsible for planning application road map. Managed consolidation of fixed income transactions across the firm and improved counterparty limits monitoring system, this involved several infrastructure upgrades to the unix and database servers. Implemented SEI-CMM level 2 processes into the project and successfully achieved SEI-CMM Level 2. Mar’2000 – Sep’2002: Quova Inc, Mountain View,CA: Technical Project Manager Responsible for the application design and development of Geo-Location Mapping Engine, the engine maps geo-location for all IP Addresses in the Internet. In this start-up environment, had involvement in all facets of IT development including tools and technology evaluation, introduction of SDLC processes and client relationship management. Technology platforms include C++, Java 1.3, J2EE, Perl5, PL/SQL on Solaris/NT/Linux OS. Feb’1996 – Mar’2000: Software Developer and Consultant Number of software development assignments in client server technologies for multiple companies. TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Extensive experience in Openlink Endur, Openlink Right Angle, MS Office Project, Visio, Other MS office tools, Sharepoint. Openair, JIRA and Atlassian suite of tools, Clarity, PPM tool. Strong database and hands on experience in Oracle, PL/SQL, OLAP, Sybase ASE, MS SQL Server Experience in several languages, Java/J2EE/C++/Python/PERL on different flavors of OS including Wintel, Solaris, RedHat, HPUX.

Other app servers and tools include JBOSS, Pentaho, XML, Hibernate, EHCache. JMS, Subversion, CVS, Eclipse, Webservices


Lecturer, BITS, Pilani. Taught several courses in computer programming, MIS and economics, 1994- 1995

Master of Engineering in Systems & Information, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India, Dec-1993

Master of Science in Science and Technology Development from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India, Dec-1991.

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