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Michael
mvelasquez.pmp@gmail.com
661-212-5090
Santa Clarita, CA 91384
Project Manager
13 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Accomplished project management professional with extensive experience working at mid-sized and large companies, across multiple industries.
  • Proven success in managing multiple complex SDLC and IT projects through initiation, planning, monitoring and controlling, and closure, with a recognized track record of delivering results on-time and within budget.
  • Expert background in project management, IT operations, consumer and enterprise-level software development and testing.

S K I L L S & F O C U S A R E A S

  • Project management, operational management standards and methodologies, and PMO development.
  • Hands-on experience in managing technical resources and environments, including software development systems integration, network infrastructure, e-commerce, digital entertainment.
  • Extensive experience with analysis, planning & managing large, complex and geographically dispersed projects/teams in multiple locations.
  • Extensive experience with SOW and contract development, 3 rd Party/Vendor Management
  • IT Security, Healthcare IT, SQL, HTML5
  • ITIL, Service Delivery, SCRUM, Agile, Waterfall SDLC
  • MS Office Suite, Project, Visio, SharePoint, Teams, Clarity PPM, @Task PPM, Jira, Confluence, ServiceNow, FogBugz, BaseCamp

Experience
Project Manager
Information Technology
Jun 2018 - Oct 2019
  • Manage enterprise-wide multi-phase project to stabilize (server HW & SQL upgrades) the existing eDocs document management services platform, and, to inventory, analyze/assess and select a next generation CSP (Content Services Platform) replacement solution.
  • Utilize Disney and PMI-based project management methodologies & standards, and industry established RFP practices with project teams of ~10 people (including Disney internal and 3rd-party Professional Services) across multiple locations and business segments in the U.S. West and East coasts.
  • Manage and report on In-Service Date and Estimated Final Costs for capital related projects assets
  • Manage project Pro Forma for estimating & requesting regular and capital expense funding
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Sr. Project Manager
Information Technology
Jun 2018 - Oct 2018
  • Manage enterprise-wide project to implement new automated Change creation functionality and workflow enhancements to the Service-Now Vulnerability Response Module.
  • Utilize the Disney SDLC lifecycle and waterfall/agile hybrid methodology to manage scope, user stories, sprints and defecting tracking/resolution with project team of 10 people (including Disney internal and 3rd-party Professional Services) across multiple locations in the U.S. West and East coasts.
Project Management RFP SQL Agile Methodology SDLC Waterfall
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Information Technology
Jul 2017 - Oct 2017
  • Managed scope and detailed planning for the 120VC Meet-up project with the objective of defining implementing a recurring networking venue and calendar of events for PM professionals.
  • Provided content updates and edits for an upcoming new version PROJECT NAME: JAFRA COSMETICS, INC.: END-USER COMPUTING MIGRATION PROJECT
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    HR website to the Trader Joe's
    Information Technology
    Apr 2017 - Jul 2017
  • Managed the Organizational Change Management aspects of the project to migrate email from rd MS Exchange, cut-over to a 3 -party hosted network, establish new Active Directory accounts, standardized desktop/laptop computers and business software, and a centralized IT support process rd
  • Utilized a waterfall lifecycle methodology with project teams in excess of 20 people (including a 3 -party IT service & support provider) across 22 sites spanning the US, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Indonesia and Russia.
  • Complete end-user impact analysis/mitigation assessment, facilitated end-user training, communication and messaging approach, and required training with the worldwide HR team and other business stakeholders. PROJECT NAME: TRADER JOE'S: HR W EB
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    IT PROJECT MANAGER
    Sep 2015 - Feb 2016
    PROJECT NAME: THE W ALT DISNEY COMPANY: DATABASE MONITORING IMPLEMENTATION
  • Managed enterprise-wide project for the Global Information Security Group with a project team in excess of 25 rd people (internal and 3 -party software developers and consultants) in geographically diverse locations, including Europe and Asia to implement software compliance controls to comply with PCI and Safe Harbor consumer data protection standards.
  • The $1.1M project established a database activity monitoring system for critical business applications running MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle and Informix databases on Windows and Unix servers by monitoring all end-user and service account activity, and IP connections to 'mission-critical' data tables and fields, which enabled the company to proactively protect sensitive data and minimize expose/risk related to unauthorized data access and theft.
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    SR. PROJECT MANAGER
    Oct 2014 - Sep 2015
    PROJECT NAME: CHOICES360 RE-LAUNCH
  • Managed company-wide project team of 15 people from Business Analysts, Architects, Developers, Testers, Technical Writers, Client Managers, Sales and Marketing in Los Angeles, British Columbia and China to implement a new 'flag-ship' student and counselor education management system (www.choices360.com).
  • The project established a newly branded and improved education services platform that is more customizable to fit the needs of existing clients, while at the same time opening new engagement opportunities with other states, local districts and individual schools. PROJECT NAME: PCI LEVEL-D COMPLIANCE
  • Managed an IT project team of 5 people from System Engineers, QA and Client Services to implement PCI level D compliance controls for the company network.
  • The project established new Web Application Firewall equipment to secure the XAP internal and external systems that comprise the company's education management system product offering, which provided the physical security at the network-level and minimized the risk of data loss/theft.
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    SR. IT PROJECT MANAGER
    Aug 2012 - Jul 2014
    PROJECT NAME: MEANINGFUL USE STAGE 2
  • Led and delivered implementation of Meaningful Use Stage 2 for laboratory test results
  • Coordinate and manage technical and end-user requirements, as well as end-user acceptance testing.
  • Facilitate and document software design with Architecture team
  • Coordinate and facilitate production release process with IT, laboratory businesses PROJECT NAME: LABORATORY INSTRUMENTATION
  • Led and delivered implementation of a new aliquoting instrument for specimen processing
  • Develop project scope and budget, and managed SDLC project efforts
  • Coordinate and manage technical and end-user requirements, and system & end-user acceptance testing.
  • Facilitate and document software design with Architecture team rd
  • Manage 3 -party vendor (instrument maker) relationship, tasks and deliverables
  • Coordinate and facilitate production release process with IT and laboratory end-users
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    TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGER
    Nov 2010 - Jul 2012
    PROJECT NAME: BLACKBERRY VIDEO STORE
  • Led and delivered the implementation of the 'Rovi-powered' BlackBerry Video Store for Research-In-Motion's PlayBook OS/tablet, for the U.S. and Canadian markets.
  • Manage technical relationship with client
  • Managed (device and web site) SDLC project efforts with onshore/offshore teams rd
  • Managed 3 -party device vendor relationship. Managed procurement of devices for development and testing
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    IT PROJECT MANAGER
    Jun 2008 - Nov 2010
    PROJECT NAME: PMO PROCESS AND PPM IMPLEMENTATION
  • Developed and implemented project office processes and standards for developing, executing and delivering IT projects and services.
  • Established baseline PMO process, 'gate review' checkpoints and document templates. rd
  • Managed 3 -party vendor relationships in evaluating various PPM solutions. Developed criteria and process for recommending and selecting a PPM tool.
  • Coordinate and manage PPM tool implementation
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    Spot Runner - Web/ecommerce Project Manager
    Jun 2008 - Jun 2008
  • Countrywide Financial - IT Project Manager - SQA Manager, Product Support Manager, Services Program Manager
  • Symantec Corporation - Software Quality Assurance Lead Quarterdeck
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    Technical Support, Software Testing
    Information Technology
    Jun 2008 - Jun 2008
    back-end general ledger processing, automation and reporting P R O F E S S I O N A L C E R T I F I C A T I O N A N D T R A I N I N G
  • Change Management Professional Certification #C3367 - Acuity Institute, School of Business Leadership
  • PMP Certification #1318736 - Project Management Institute
  • ITIL Foundation v3 Certification st
  • 61 Technical Management Program - UCLA Extension
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