Maurice A. White MBA, PMP, CSM
Greater Houston Area, Texas 281-***-****
Senior-Level Project / Program Manager
Business savvy technology leader with a proven track record of successfully directing large-scale IT initiatives
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scrum Master skilled at analyzing business needs, creating integrated project plans, and ensuring program outcomes align with corporate objectives. Proven ability to use Agile and Waterfall methodologies to guide mission-critical programs through all phases of the project lifecycle, including scope definition, analysis, design, budgeting, resource allocation, scheduling, implementation, and roll-out. Creative problem solver with a knack for overcoming barriers to success and ensuring all requirements are delivered on-time and below forecasted cost. Collaborative team mentor with a gift for inspiring others to achieve project goals. Persuasive communicator adept at building consensus between business and technology stakeholders and ensuring development teams understand organizational and financial objectives.
Highlights of Expertise
Agile Program and Project Management (PMP)
Lean Six Sigma Methodology
IT Strategy and Planning
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Web Applications and Technologies
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Agile and Waterfall Software Development Lifecycle
Cybersecurity Design and Operations
RevGen Partners (under contract to Charter Communications), Stamford, Connecticut and Houston, Texas
SENIOR TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER AND SENIOR CONSULTANT (September 2019 to March 2020)
As a senior member of Charter Communications Project Management Office (PMO), planned, analyzed, staffed, scheduled, and implemented cross-functional, enterprise-wide infrastructure programs. Defined the architecture, business/functional requirements, design specifications, and scope for each project. Acted as the Scrum Master on internal and external teams. Used Agile and Scrum techniques through multiple Sprints to iteratively deliver technical solutions that supported Charter’s strategic objectives. Maintained the platform/product roadmap and groomed the product backlog to support future growth opportunities.
Collaborated with Charter executive management to define and implement the enterprise strategy and project roadmap required to conform with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Rolled out the IT and legal framework for compliance to over 100K employees in only 60 days.
Spearheaded the project which deployed over 6,000 elements of consumer privacy information across secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP) sites by aligning IT systems and infrastructure with compliance policies.
Verizon, Inc, Houston, Texas
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER (July 2018 to August 2019)
Directed Optical Distribution Network (ODN) projects throughout the $42MM southern Texas market. Conducted market research, analyzed customer data, and studied competitive products in the ODN space. Developed business cases, product road maps, User Stories, and groomed the backlog to generate projects which enabled Verizon to increase its market share. Supervised cross-functional teams with over 75 members, including third-party vendors. Utilized Agile and Waterfall methodologies to build analytical software that supported business decisions, tracked network changes, and improved ODN performance.
Slashed over $1MM in project costs by identifying which municipal government’s capital improvement projects overlapped with Verizon ODN installations.
Employed forecasting and statistical analysis tools that used Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to improve Verizon’s inventory management and saved the company 20% per year in operating costs.
Comcast Corporation, Houston, Texas
PROJECT MANAGER (February 2017 to January 2018)
In cooperation with Comcast senior management, led the core product development group which utilized Sprints to manage release milestones, determine the overall project schedule, and establish the release process for Comcast’s Next Generation Network (NGAN) offering. Accountable for all project deliverables, meeting release dates, and overall product quality.
Developed a risk mitigation strategy that eliminated redundant efforts and decreased unnecessary resources by 25%. This strategy cut overall project costs by 10%
Instituted a metrics-driven project management culture that improved productivity by 50% and made sure that project milestones were consistently met on schedule.
General Dynamics Information Technology, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar
SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER (May 2009 to January 2017)
In charge of the engineering, installation, and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) teams that developed, deployed, and maintained the U.S. Military’s IT systems on a large foreign airbase. Ran projects that updated existing systems, developed custom software, and selected off-the-shelf hardware and software components. Ensured that the base’s infrastructure was resilient, secure, and able to handle any contingency. Defined Sprint and release goals using Agile principles and a Scrum framework.
Analyzed the base’s technology platform, identified potential process improvements, and executed system changes which resulted in a $3MM per year cost savings.
Redesigned the structured cabling and base-wide network backbone. The new layout increased network capacity by 200%.
General Dynamics Information Technology, Al Asad Air Base, Iraq
PROJECT MANAGER (September 2007 to April 2009)
Managed the network infrastructure that supported contingency operations at a forward operating airbase. Analyzed the base’s networking needs, defined project objectives, delegated resources, monitored milestone progress, and ensured all project deliverables came in on time. Trained telecommunications, network, and system installers. Oversaw inventory control, safety, and system upgrade efforts.
Technical Sales Consultant, Global and Federal Accounts AT&T
Team Chief/Instructor U. S. Airforce, 216th EIS California and 272nd EIS Texas Air National Guard
Education & Credentials
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, FINANCE AND MARKETING
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP); Certified Scrum Master (CSM); Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, SAFe Agilist 5.0, ITIL v4 Foundations, Certified blockchain expert, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (CISSP) – expected July 2020
Technical Proficiencies: Windows Desktop XP/7/8/8.1/10, Windows Server 2001/2008/2012/2016, Java, Microsoft .NET framework, Tableau, Jira, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Project 365