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Manager Project

Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 12, 2017

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Kathryn E. Loeffler

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Management consultant with extensive experience planning, designing, and deploying enterprise-wide Business Intelligence (BI) and data warehousing capabilities for large organizations. Proven ability to coordinate technical and functional teams, organize efforts across multiple work streams, and deliver quality under condensed and budget driven schedules. Extensive experience writing technical documents, training materials, and promotional materials. I currently hold a US Government secret clearance.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Tubi 60, Tel Aviv, Israel and Austin, TX Program Manager Jul. ‘14 – present

Responsible for all development and execution of new market penetration strategies for global brand.

Analyzed existing technologies and prepared technology and business intelligence systems road map to improve efficiency of business.

Architect of business intelligence projects and implementation.

Developed and implemented analytical system to monitor progress and evaluate success of social media marketing.

Project manager for all state licensing and compliance activities.

IntelliCog Consulting, Culpeper, VA Senior Business Analyst Jan. ‘13 – Jul. ‘16

Project Manager responsible for requirements gathering, project planning, team coordination, design + build + test coordination, and user acceptance transition activities of enterprise level Business Intelligence solutions.

Prepared extensive technical documents for customer and developer audiences including requirements documents, data dictionaries, technical design documents, and user training manuals.

Managed team of 4+ developers throughout multiple data integration and enterprise reporting SDLCs using both Cognos and MicroStragegy.

Responsible for change management efforts to redesign, simplify and streamline reporting mechanisms in a multi-location organizational environment.

Authored detailed functional requirements documents, including use cases, mock ups, and requirements traceability matrices.

Facilitated stakeholder discussions to resolve issues.

Lead stakeholder engagement to determine user acceptance criteria, plan test efforts, and develop training plan and materials rollout.

Performed extensive manual data analysis to assess quality of client system’s input data as well as research variances post release.

Deloitte Consulting, Washington, DC Senior Consultant – Product Manager Nov. ’10 – Jul. ‘13

Lead team of 10+ development members through multiple delivery lifecycles of Cognos Enterprise reporting.

Facilitated stakeholder interviews with key customers to gather application requirements and work to resolve business rule issues.

Author detailed functional requirements documents, including use cases, mock ups, and requirements traceability matrices.

Develop and present subject matter briefings to high level client counterparts.

Analyze current product offering map to determine key areas for new business development and present proposals to client.

Managed solution delivery life cycle for enterprise wide Financial Reporting application which included dynamic dashboards, pre-built reporting, and ad hoc reporting capabilities for an $11 billion/year organization.

Manage unit, application, and user acceptance testing and training efforts.

Coordinated global training program for multi-site software releases which included developing training materials and leading in person and online training sessions.

Used queries to analyze client sample data to determine data quality issues, trends, and produce KPI mockups. Also monitored post release data to ensure quality and user acceptance of Business Intelligence systems.

Authored Business Intelligence Training white paper which defines the methodology to roll out training for enterprise wide-business intelligence capabilities.

Accenture Consulting, Washington, DC Consultant – Team Lead Jan. ’06 – Nov. ‘10

Lead functional and technical teams through multiple development life cycles of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) modules within client software suite.

Authored multiple technical specifications for Business Intelligence solutions including requirements documents, technical designs, and data dictionaries.

Lead functional design effort and collaborated with senior client management to produce detailed functional design specifications.

Developed and coordinated system testing for multiple software applications.

Lead multiple User Acceptance Test efforts to ensure client satisfaction with finished applications.

Lead effort to identify opportunities for new EPM modules and presented findings to panels of senior client leadership.

Received early promotion from Analyst to Consultant after instrumental contributions to multiple successful software releases.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project. Development and design experience with Cognos Framework Manager, Report Studio, Query Studio, Dynamic Cube. Functional proficiency in MicroStrategy, Oracle PeopleSoft, SAP, Microsoft SQL Server, and TOAD. Passed Level III Japanese Proficiency Examination. Conversational Japanese oral and written abilities. Experience in launching business Instagram campaigns and associated analytics.

EDUCATION

BBA/Saint Edward’s University, Austin, TX Finance, Accounting, Int’l Business Dec. ‘05

Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan Study Abroad Spring 2003



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