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Uday
UDAY1078@GMAIL.COM
857-234-2727
Boston, MA 02298
SAP Project Manager
17 years experience W2
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Summary

18+ years' experience in IT, leading large teams and managing successful full lifecycle implementations of Enterprise wide IT and ERP Systems and Software.

  • Successfully managed the greenfield implementation of Finance SAP S/4 HANA and integrations with Salesforce.
  • Owned all BAU delivery and strategic initiatives for PMO within the client's various portfolios (multi-million annual budget) including 6 applications and 32 resources across multiple international locations (Texas, California, Canada, Mexico, India)
  • Performed conversion from Iterative/Waterfall to Agile methodology (Scrum), while maintaining all service level agreements
  • Responsible for project scoping, statement of works, acceptance, test criterion execution and sign-offs (i.e. reviewing technical feasibility proposals from customers Maintain continual contact with IS technology CoEs and alliance managers to stay informed of the latest initiatives, developments and capabilities.
  • Transform concepts from Business owners and "productize" it internally and to customers. Assist IS teams in framing technology solutions into business terms Support Due Diligence and Contracting phases by identifying client-specific technology integration and unique technology requirements.
  • Manage Scope, schedule, budget, CRs, resources, communications, and risks
  • Develop and review project status and reports, including burn down charts and velocity diagrams
  • Process customer schedules and reports to ensure all appropriate customer needs and expectations are mets
  • Facilitate Scrum Ceremonies such as Backlog Grooming / Generation, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Backlog Refinement, and daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Review Meetings, and Sprint Retrospective Meetings
  • Initiate and improve incident, change, and problem management processes.
  • Identify Areas to Improve and plan for continuous Improvement plan.
  • Monitor and maintain backlog & project tasks, Help create business cases, define project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Managed a diverse Team of Business Analysts, Developers, Data Analysis and QA team
  • Setting up effective Key Performance Indicators KPI (metrics) and Goals to individual and to the teams, reviewing those on annual and quarterly basis.

Experience
SAP Project Manager
Oct 2017 - present
Seattle, WA
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall Program Plan, budget, schedule and staffing requirements. Managing $15 million of business having 35+ team members both @Onshore and Offshore of Finance BU
  • Managing projects comprising Data Architecture, variety of cross-functional resources from Functional consultants, Developers and Quality Analysts.
  • Implementing Recycling Administration through Requirements Gathering, Scope definition, Configuration and Master data management
  • Facilitation of Scrum Ceremonies such as Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Backlog Refinement, daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Review Meetings, and Sprint Retrospective Meetings
  • Working with business to identify and guided to prepare product backlogs, areas for business process improvement and provided IT solution.
  • Guided PMO office for IT process standardization and identify gaps in the processes which benefited organization.
  • Managed balance between managing scopes within the currently approved budgets and tracking the planned vs. actual $ money burnt for multiple projects within the portfolio
  • Orchestrated for implementation of CRs right from initiation to transition for various requirements.
  • Representing the project in front of CAB/CCB
  • Change Control Board for change control processing
  • Worked closely with Security team on roll off of OSS Notes, user access and upgrade/enhancement/patch
  • Documented user story, identify gaps, and participate in solution design for these features. Track their progress through and provide SME sign off on the final product. Track RICEFW objects and documentation till signoff
  • Leads project meetings identifies, documents and prioritizes scope changes and facilitates approval process maintains and updates all project documents
  • Managing the deliverables for Functional Areas/Resources also liaise with technical/development/functional team to understand the requirements, functionality and helping the team members with the same.
  • Track and monitor project issues to be resolved openly and quickly. Escalate to the appropriate management level when necessary and help team to remove impediments.
  • Participate in Cut Over Strategy to ensure a successful Go Live
PMO Process Improvement Project Management Requirements Gathering SAP Scrum
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Project Manager
Feb 2017 - Oct 2017
Saginaw, MI
Responsibilities
  • Define project timeline/milestones and track overall project progress using MS Project
  • Serve as the project liaison to SAP development and lead communication with SAP Core Team.
  • Facilitate cross-team issue resolution as related to program scope, timing and cost. Review development specifications for consistency across teams
  • Oversee data migration and data cleansing, as well as legacy system integration
  • Facilitate design approval to ensure business requirements that define the implementation are adequately addressed through SAP processes/functions, as well as interfaced legacy functionality
  • Oversee the development of all training documentations
  • Prepare All Hands meeting presentations and conduct as necessary
  • Interface with all department managers to ensure requirements are being met.
  • Ensure successful transition with all key stake holders including training and production support
  • Coordinate testing, training, and end user support for all sites in the United States to ensure all processes changes in the region were identified and tested, and that production support was in place
  • Plan, coordinate and drive all integration testing activities, standardization and consistency of business functions/processes, business cutover and go-live readiness
  • Develop project report presentations for Local Steering Group on a weekly and monthly basis, to update on project progress, as well as ensure the scope of project is being attained
  • Ensure all business objectives and requirements that define the implementation are met.
  • Conduct all Local Steering Group Meetings and coordinate stage gate sign offs as necessary.
  • Develop Cut Over Strategy to ensure a successful Go Live.
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Agile Project Manager
Aug 2016 - Feb 2017
Simi Valley, CA
Responsibilities
  • Implement Change controls, follow up on changes, approve or deny the change requests, update the project plan in accordance with the change requests
  • Preparing the estimation document for various tasks like Development, Testing, Implementation and Documentation
  • Performed conversion from Iterative/Waterfall to Agile methodology (Scrum), while maintaining all service level agreements
  • Facilitation of Scrum Ceremonies such as Backlog Grooming / Generation, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Backlog Refinement, and daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Review Meetings, and Sprint Retrospective Meetings
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Coordinating with Vendors to review and agree the data feeds for the new requirements
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments, if necessary during project cycle.
  • Provided metrics, status report, support and decision as appropriate during Enterprise wide implementations.
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications identify/troubleshoot application code-related issues and review and provide feedback to the final user documentation
  • Guide the team to document the requirement specification, high level design, low level design and test documents with good source of information
  • Project intake Resource Tracking (Planning, forecasting and initiative on-boarding etc.)
  • Coordinate with Line of Business, SA, BA, Dev and QA team during planning and execution phases
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Agile Project Manager Technology UAT
Oct 2015 - Feb 2016
Simi Valley, CA
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UAT Manager
Nov 2013 - May 2015
Framingham, MA
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May 2013 - Aug 2013
TJMaxx
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Project Manager QA
Apr 2005 - Feb 2013
System Lead
Project Management Quality Assurance
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Information Technology
Sep 2004 - Apr 2005
Software Engineer
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Education
IT
M. Tech 2005
Certifications
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PMP
Scrum Master CSM
CompTIA A+ Security+
Skills
Project Management
2021
13
Quality Assurance
2017
9
Scrum
2021
4
PMO
2021
3
Process Improvement
2021
3
Requirements Gathering
2021
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SAP
2021
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Agile Methodology
2017
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Project Planning
2017
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Software Engineer
2005
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Stakeholder Engagement
2017
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Waterfall
2017
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Business Analysis
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MS Project
2017
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Problem Management
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