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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
March 18, 2019

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Chandler, AZ **248

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Results-oriented Software Program /Project Manager with experience in both engineering and business, which are needed in today’s highly competitive world. A self-starter, motivator with a proven track record that does what it takes to get the project done effectively and efficiently under budget and on time. Proven strengths in meeting goals and producing results through excellent interpersonal, motivational and communication skills. AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Extensive experience of project management

principles, practices, techniques and tools including time, scheduling, project scope, budget (costs), third party vendors/customers, risk management, resource allocation, deliverables, stakeholder management and status tracking

Professional Engineering/Project Management

experience in delivering software applications in the following fields/technologies: DOD, Aerospace,

Telecommunications, Amazon Web Services (AWS),

Ecommerce, Cyber Security, Fintech and SaaS.

Experience with ambiguity while working with key stakeholders to develop product requirements and

execute upon software roadmap deliverables

High level of tenacity with excellent analytical and problem solving skills while driving implementation and delivery of software / products.

Define, design and deliver software applications on time and within budget.

Worked multiple projects with hands on cross-

functional teams in an innovative and fast paced

environment across multi geographical locations.

Excellent oral and written communication skills while managing project expectations.

Collaboration with multiple agile engineering and design teams to coordinate, prioritize and delivery key software products.

Extensive experience in all software methodologies including Waterfall, Incremental, Iterative, AGILE, and SCRUM.

Strong client-facing communication skills with the ability to drive multiple simultaneous projects to completion on time and within budget

Collaborate with technical and business teams to define and design product for the best customer


Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel,

PowerPoint, Word, and Project


Created and analyzed program schedule to refine and optimize staffing resource scheduling, developed and analyzed critical path to schedule specific milestones, analyzed project trends and recommended appropriate action.

Launched and managed internal innovation projects/programs including managing time scheduling, project scope, financials, third party vendors, risk management, and status tracking Experience defining projects and features, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating large cross functional projects and schedules, and delivering complex projects with accurate results at high scale.

Extensive experience building product roadmaps, defining programs, writing detailed functional/technical specifications and delivering projects that meet rapidly evolving business needs

A deep understanding of software development and a track record of product delivery on time and within budget.

Experience with building software for web, mobile and desktop application

Took over project that Lockheed-Martin had for two years to start with the beginning of the software life cycle finishing it in 5 months on time and within budget to win the 1998 Value Engineering Achievement Award from the Department of Defense.


Uphold, Phoenix, AZ 2017 – Present

Senior Program Manager

Lead implementation of software upgrades for a fintech company dealing in the cryptocurrency space while Scrum Master for agile development team

Implemented key project management practices for a new startup company while working with a distributed geo locations.

Established product / project priority process to build company roadmap with shared development resources while aligning with key company strategies and goals.

CyberScout, Scottsdale, AZ 2014 - 2017

Technical Program Manager

Lead and succeeded in delivering broadly adopted technology products/services in a very high growth environment where priorities shift quickly for Cyber Security firm

Scrum Master for agile development team migrating to AWS cloud applications. Wells Fargo, Chandler, AZ 2013- 2014

Technical Project Manager

Responsible for client deliverables for accuracy, pricing, and timeliness. Gathers project billing for approval in accordance with client contracts and department standards. Creates, manages, and/or reports the project budget for FTE, travel, and all other revenue and expenses.

Collaboration with multiple agile engineering teams to coordinate, prioritize and delivery on an aggressive roadmap

Lead cross functional teams in building of software applications through the SDLC for handheld devices

(including Android, iPhone / web browers) and technology reporting systems for the financial banking industry. Social Interest Solutions, Phoenix, AZ 2012- 2013

Project Manager (Contractor)

Lead Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) project that employs web services as well as an Enterprise Service Bus

(ESB) as its middleware backbone utilizing data warehouse solutions utilizing SCRUM and AGILE methodologies.

Managed and executed project plans, schedule and budget throughout project lifecycle enterprise software, hardware and system implementations. Assessed business implications for each project phase and monitored progress to meet deadlines, standards and cost targets.

Excelled in guiding the work of technical teams. Articulated project goals and scope, translated business needs into technical terms, prepared detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) and instilled shared accountability for achieving project milestones

Resolved numerous project issues including staffing shortages, tactical matters, scope creep and divergent business and user needs

General Dynamics C4S, Scottsdale, AZ 2009-2012

Program Management 2010 – 2012

Responsible for budget and constraints, developed program plan and schedule to meet all program objectives in support of Program Team efforts, monitored and ensured compliance to Earned Value Management System, taken ownership of Performance Measure Baseline and change approval process, status tracking, resource monitoring,

(head count), and project expenses, coordinated Estimate To Complete (ETC) process to support resource allocation assessment and adjustment, and advised the Program Team to support the development of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) by which the Program will execute. Software Engineer Senior 2009-2010

Responsible for researching, designing, and developing computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis

MOTOROLA, Chandler, AZ 2000-2008

Project Manager: 2003-2008

Responsible for launching and managing of innovation projects in handset devices which included project scope, time scheduling, third party vendors/customers, financials, risk management, and status tracking.

Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of multiple related projects directed toward strategic business and other organizational objectives.

Build credibility, establish rapport, and maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization.

Define and initiate projects, manage cost, schedule, and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program.

Maintain continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives, and make recommendations to modify the program to enhance effectiveness toward the business result or strategic intent. Senior Software Engineer: 2000-2003

Software development and system integration for cellular handsets using C / C++, Java, and various other languages at all layers including VRIS, Ergo, and Layer 1. Wrote design, requirements, and testing documentation. Full integration of software with hardware and debugged imbedded software. Participated in design, requirements and testing reviews. Document and track software bugs.

ASDC Embedded hand-held product development, MPC860 VxWorks, SNMP, embedded Web Server. Enabled Federal Express to develop enhancing technologies to transfer package data quicker on a more reliable platform. Delivered nine-unit docking base station which supported applications and data transfer for networked, handheld components.


Bachelors of Information Systems, Pittsburg State University Masters of Science, Information Technology– Software Application Development (In progress), Southern NH University CERTIFICATION

Project Management Professional

Scrum Certified Master

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