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Project Manager

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Salary:
100000
Posted:
May 01, 2019

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Summary of Qualifications:

Results-driven professional with 11 years of IT experience with an emphasis on Business Analysis. Proficient with the development of project scopes, navigating projects through SDLC phases and business/technical process analysis. Rendered support to Project Managers throughout project lifecycles, through the collection and documentation of business requirements and fostering relationships with various stakeholders. I’m Skilled in the preparation and execution of test cases, and the coordination of user acceptance testing.

Relational Database: Oracle 7.3,8.0,8i,SQL Server 6.5,MS Access

Software: Office 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 MS Visio, UML, and Use Cases. Sharepoint, TOAD, TOAD Data Modeler. CSM certified, Oracle BI certified

Professional Experience:

Nevada Department of Transportation

January 2019 – Present

Technical Project Manager

Oversee multiple projects across all phases of development.

Monitor workflow and make timeline adjustments as needed.

Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to achieve project milestones.

Collaborate with development to plan project sprints.

Develop status reports, cost estimates, and resource plans.

Make vital decisions and drive decision-making across projects.

Implement and maintain development best practices.

RFI/RFP preparation/response assessment.

Set and adjusted project milestone.

Trained members on development process.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

June 2018 – January 2019

Business Analyst / Scrum Master

Participates on Scrum development team resolving tasks in one to two week sprints. Participates in daily Scrum meetings, assists in handling the product log, participates in sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

Lead daily stand-ups and scrum ceremonies for scrum team. Work with product owners to groom the backlog and plan sprints.

Track, escalate and remove impediments.

Report at daily Scrum of Scrum meetings.

Track burn down, issues and progress in JIRA.

Work closely with project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.

Educate and reinforce scrum methodology and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders.

Direct and lead development team from project initiation through the delivery of final product.

Set and adjusted project milestone.

Trained members on development process.

Georgia Department of Transportation Atlanta, Ga

December 2017- June 2018

Senior Business Analyst

Elicited and gathered business and functional requirements for the deployment of various GDOT related web based systems. Authored detailed deployment plans and schedules, data flow diagrams and test scripts.

Performed gap analyses on existing documentation, recommended enhancements, and implemented strategies to streamline current processes.

Facilitate JAD sessions for various stages of construction and transportation processes to help streamline work to be performed throughout the state of Georgia.

Document data source/targets with QA during UI testing. Assisted QA in UI design for GDOT screen intake information.

Conducted review sessions on a regular basis with QA and development teams, and delivered status reports to Project Managers and executives.

Defined business rules and kept a repository for new rules, acronyms, and codes.

Department of Veterans Affairs Washington, DC

May 2016- March 2017

Business Analyst/Scrum Master

Elicited and gathered business and functional requirements for the deployment of the Veterans Benefit Management System (VBMS), a web based, electronic claims processing solution. Authored detailed deployment plans and schedules, data flow diagrams and test scripts.

Collaborate with end-users to sign off on deliverables of requirements, demos, and other documents related to VBMS project.

Performed gap analyses on existing documentation, recommended enhancements, and implemented strategies to streamline current processes.

Facilitate JAD sessions for various stages of claims processing to help eliminate the backlog request by veterans.

Created RACI Matrix to assist PMO team in tracking of project activities and support.

Assist in Data Mapping to establish relationships and ensure logical and physical data maps were parallel.

Document data source/targets with QA during UI testing. Assisted QA in UI design for VBMS screen intake information.

Use Sharepoint to help in the management of data repository, documents, work items that need to be stored, found, collaborated on, updated, managed, documented, archived, and traced or restored - in accordance with relevant compliance of the Veterans Administration policies.

Participates on Scrum development team resolving tasks in one to two week sprints. Participates in daily Scrum meetings, assists in handling the product log, participates in sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

Lead daily stand-ups and scrum ceremonies for scrum team. Work with product owners to groom the backlog and plan sprints.

Track, escalate and remove impediments.

Report at daily Scrum of Scrum meetings.

Track burn down, issues and progress in JIRA.

State of Maine/Department of Health and Human Services Augusta, Maine

May 2014 – Dec 2015

Business Analyst/Scrum Master

Elicited and clarified business rules and technical requirements for the deployment of an Affordable Health Care System. Authored detailed deployment plans and schedules, data flow diagrams and test scripts.

Performed gap analyses on existing systems, recommended enhancements, and implemented strategies to streamline current processes.

Facilitate JAD sessions for various stages of income related issues to qualify for Mainecare i.e. Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), ACES intake, security access.

Created Data flow diagrams and Business Process Flows using MS Visio.

Produced data models, use case diagrams and workflow diagrams as required.

Used MS Project to determine time lines of assignments, percentage completion of projects, and number of hours work.

Conducted review sessions on a regular basis with QA and development teams, and delivered status reports to Project Managers and executives.

Defined business rules and kept a repository for new rules, acronyms, codes

Created documentation for subject matter experts to be trained on the processes of the Mainecare system.

Assisted QA in UI design for ACES screen intake information.

Works in Agile and Waterfall methodology environment.

Writes Business Requirement Documentation on tasks of system related issues for develop and management changes.

Uses Sharepoint for documentation tracking of information, tasks, and other BA related information. Set up other BA’s to link documents to be updated and worked on. Also used a data repository, contain RACI matrix, and track requirements.

Gathered requirements for BI dashboard application

Conducted JAD sessions for BI dashboard applilcation

Uses SQL to look up data and view information related to entity-attribute relationships on an Oracle 11i database.

Participates on Scrum development team resolving tasks in one to two week sprints. Participates in daily Scrum meetings, assists in handling the product log, participates in sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

Participates on Scrum development team resolving tasks in one to two week sprints. Participates in daily Scrum meetings, assists in handling the product log, participates in sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

Lead daily stand-ups and scrum ceremonies for scrum team. Work with product owners to groom the backlog and plan sprints.

Track, escalate and remove impediments.

Report at daily Scrum of Scrum meetings.

Track burn down, issues and progress in JIRA.

Dekalb County District Attorney’s Office. Decatur, Ga.

02/2009 – May 2014

Business Analyst

Elicited and clarified business rules and technical requirements for the deployment of an Offender based Tracking System. Authored detailed deployment plans and schedules, data flow diagrams and test scripts.

Gather requirements and documentation for District Attorneys Office Offender based tracking system (White Collar Crime).

Performed gap analyses on existing systems, recommended enhancements, and implemented strategies to streamline current processes.

Facilitate JAD sessions for various stages of indictments related issues i.e. Intake, case screening, investigations, court processing.

Produced data models, use case diagrams and workflow diagrams as required.

Used MS Project to determine time lines of assignments, percentage completion of projects, and number of hours work.

Uses SQL to look up data and view information related to entity-attribute relationships on an Oracle 11i database.

Created Data flow diagrams and Business Process Flows using MS Visio.

Conducted review sessions on a regular basis with QA and development teams, and delivered status reports to Project Managers and executives.

Defined business rules and kept a repository for new rules.

Performed UAT testing with end-users for final application approval.

Uses Sharepoint to help management of documents and work items that need to

be stored, found, collaborated on, updated, managed, documented, archived, traced or restored - in accordance with relevant compliance of the Dekalb District Attorney’s policies.

Independent IT Consultant (State of Ga, Datascan Technologies, TBS, Bellsouth)

May 2005 – Nov 2008 Atlanta, Ga.

Business Analyst/Jr. Project Manager

Gather requirements and documentation for internal and web related applications.

Worked in an ERP environment facilitating the flow of information between all business functions inside the boundaries of the organization and manage the connections to outside stakeholders

Facilitate JAD sessions/meetings for various stages of business related issues. Used MS Visio to design business process flow, for business use cases, and other business modeling designs.

Used MS Project to determine time lines of assignments, percentage completion of projects, and number of hours work.

Performed data mapping and provide support for production issues as necessary

Organize metadata about business rules by recording facts, isolating users from complexities of information.

Worked with UI design team on naming objects, dealing with interactive/user defined objects, and functionality concepts in applications.

Assisted QA team on functional, Regression, and Usability testing of applications.

Performed BPMN to support business management for both technical users and business users by providing a notation that is intuitive to business users.

Warranty Corporation Of America Norcross, GA March 2000 - January 2005

Database Programmer/Business Analyst

Business Analyst July 2002-Jan 2005

Designed databases using Information Engineering methodology

Created Entity Relationship diagrams.

Coordinated JAD sessions with various Insurace departments (Claims (New and Existing) and Adjustments) to obtain requirements Assisted IT team with conversion of logical data model into physical model

Added documentation including design models and use-cases related to new insurance claims.

Separate technical and business metadata guidelines for users and developers.

Oracle Database Programmer Mar 2000- July 2002

Used SQL Server 7 to write scripts for gap analysis and creating tables and attributes.

Used SQL Server 7 to retrieve and manipulate database information.

Used PL/SQL, Toad and Procedure Builder to create procedures and functions

Used Oracle Forms 5.0 to create a customized database to keep track of inventory and customer information.

Education:

Certified Scrum Master, August 2014

Oracle Certified Profession/Business Intelligence April 2013.

MBA Concentration in Marketing, Keller Graduate School of Management, Sept 2009.

Bachelor of Science, Biology and minor in Chemistry, Hampton University, 1992

International Institute of Business Analysis Member Jan 2015 (Atlanta Chapter)

Taking PMP 2019.



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