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Project Manager Management

Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
Posted:
January 13, 2017

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Liz Street, CSM

Sr. Technical Project Manager, CSM, Lean Lab Manager

** ****** *******

San Francisco, CA 94117

415-***-****

acx9sg@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY:

Certified SCRUM Master, Scaled Agile Training (SAFe)

6 years experience in E-commerce development project management; Path to Product, Order Management, Search/ Browse, Mobile: Web and App

11 years of experience with Agile (ATDD, TDD, etc.), and Lean project management

Proven ability to deliver high ROI IT products and services on schedule and within budget.

Excellent collaborative communication skills in client/ Business relations, and negotiation.

Successful in managing projects with onshore/ offshore, 24/7 support model.

Huge supporter and follower of Lean Principles! More, Better, Faster!

Financial Experience – Equity Trading Desk, sell side Institutional (1995 – 2000) SoundView Technology Group

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Macys.com – San Francisco, CA July 2011 – Present

Lean Lab Program Manager – Wallet - January 2015 to December 2015.

Managed a Lean Development Team of 8 (Dev, QE, Creative, Product) to deliver macys.com Wallet features.

Followed lean principles; production-ready code every week

Worked with cross functional teams to manage dependencies outside of the “Lean Lab”

Program Management – January 2016 to April 2016 (4 months)

Worked in the Marketing Domain to complete several sizings (Treatments), resourcing and budgeting for the Domain.

Project Manager

Operational Email System – migration project. Migrated entire operation email system from Epsilon to Oracle (Responsys).

Managed team of 25

Managed vendor relationship and expectations (Oracle)

Contextual Content. Features to provide content based on shoppers’ geo-location, devices, etc.

$7 million project.

50 team members, onshore and offshore.

Managed forecast, delivery and dependencies for new content types including adaptive frameworks and geo-location.

“C2” was the biggest, high profile, high visibility project for Macys.com in 2014.

Mobile Web. Managed feature delivery to “Mdot”, including a migration from MoovWeb to homegrown solution on Heroku.

$14 million ongoing project.

11 developers, 3 Product Managers, 3 Product Managers.

Extensive 3rd party vendors (Moovweb, Akamai).

Managed Akamai Aqua upgrade for Mobile Web

BrightTag Tag Management. Advertising Tag (jscript) management tool; migration of all tags to this tool.

Small co-located team dedicated to ongoing javascript tag/ tracking pixel migration into the tool. The second phase of the project migrated new tags (such as Google Adwords, Truefit and related features) and pixels.

Bi-monthly releases.

Fast Track. Rapid Development of UI enhancements..

Ongoing UI changes to Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com

Managed 12 successful releases for Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com.

The team’s velocity doubled in a year’s time with same number of working people.

ServiceLink FNF (Fidelity Bank) – Daly City, CA

March 2010 – June 2011

Technical Project Manager

Managed projects for VisionSale, a lending platform application (SaaS) to process default (short sale) loans. I managed 10 projects that are successfully deployed in Production.

Implemented SCRUM process for technical team and execution of projects

Managed multiple projects simultaneously (some Waterfall)

Followed and completed PMO and SAS70 standards, control point documentation for audit

Developed and wrote many BRDs and FRD/RDDs

Provided regular project status to all stakeholders

Worked with cross-functional teams on a daily basis to determine status and to alleviate blockers for team

Worked with Release Management on a daily basis to determine deployment strategy

Developed Gap Analysis and Risk Assessment

Wells Fargo Bank, Wholesale Application Architecture - San Francisco, CA March 2004 – October 2009

Technical Development Project Manager - Global Payments Shared Services

Managed all development for shared web services to be consumed by web applications in Global Payments.

SCRUM and Waterfall methodologies followed.

Defined timelines for Analysis, Design, Development, Test (SIT/ UAT), and Deployment

Followed and implemented Enterprise PMO standards.

Managed application and data analysis for Shared Service project for Global Payments.

Managed “milestone” demos of development progress

JDBC Upgrade for 35 Core Applications across Wholesale Banking

Managed all the application work for implementing the last JDBC upgrade (as mandated by Oracle) for 33 core applications.

Worked nightly with offshore development team in India to communicate gameplans and execute the install, server bounce and validation tests.

Managed production resolution.

Successfully implemented upgrade in all environments: Development, SIT (Systems Integration Testing), UAT (User Acceptance Testing), Prod Fix, and Production in 2 datacenters.

Wholesale Application Analysis Project (17 Core Applications)

Managed end to end – current state to future state, application reviews for core 17 front-end (customer facing) applications in Wholesale including architecture, capacity analysis/usage, infrastructure and data analysis.

Presented all application reviews to management.

Received Gold Coin Award for this project.

Technical Process and Project Manager – Implementation and Delivery Readiness Program

Developed an application review process and strategy- Implementation Readiness Review (IRRs). These reviews were conducted between Development and Test cycles to ensure best practices for core 20-30 applications per release, focusing on Architecture, Code Best Practice (including security review), Application Profiling (JProbe), Infrastructure, Implementation and Backout Plans, QA Test Plans, Database Profiling.

Employed Total Quality Management (TQM) and Continuous Quality Improvements (CQI). Collected and analyzed data post production, as well as developed recommendations and action plans for improving application implementation best practices.

Conducted cross-functional meetings with all above groups to ensure implementation readiness for core 20 – 30 applications.

Obtained implementation Go-No-Go sign-off from Architecture and delivery teams.

Education:

University of San Francisco, English Literature. Cum Laude

Awards:

Gold Coin Award, Wells Fargo Wholesale Banking Technology – Excellence in Project Management

Make Magic Award, Macys.com Quarterly Award – Best Team Project, Mobile

Make Magic Award, Macys.com Year End Award – Best Team Project of the Year, Mobile

Tools:

Project Management/ Tools: Jira, Mingle (ThoughtWorks), VersionOne, Clarity, Sharepoint, Confluence

Other: Team Foundation Server, ClearCase, Vantive, Sharepoint, Confluence, Flash

Courses Completed: PMI Agile, API Writing for Object Oriented Languages - Java and C++, J2EE Application Development with JBuilder and Borland Enterprise Server, XML for Engineers, Technical Communication I, Writing Online Help Using RoboHELP

Community Work/ Affiliations

Board Member, Nihonmachi Little Friends Pre-school

Copy Editor, Golden Gate Mothers Group Newsletter (40 pages, monthly distribution 4000).

oSub-committee for Technical Solutions Group – helped determine vendor solution for new online site/ forum (2009)

Scrum Alliance

Attended Agile Conference 2013, Nashville



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