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Siva
sivapmp@gmail.com
636-675-2012
1937 McKelvey Hill Dr
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Senior Project and Program Manager
27 years experience W2
06/09/2021
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SUMMARY

I am a domain-agnostic technology program management generalist. Diverse problems require varied experiences I've spent 25+ years seeking out diverse disciplines (Agile/SAFe, PMBOK, Lean, DevOps, ITIL, SAP-Activate), domains (Digital Transformation, ERP/CRM, Process Design), organizations, and industries. I've built a flexible, battle-tested toolkit and am looking for opportunities with dynamic and diverse problems at which to deploy them.

CERTIFICATIONS AND SPECIALTIES

Project/Program Management Link to Acclaim Badges

  • Scaled Agile SPC – SAFe Program Consultant, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner/Product Manager
  • PMP – PMI Project Management Professional; PMI ACP – PMI Agile
  • SCPM – Stanford Certified Program Manager, SDRM – Stanford Strategic Decision & Risk Management
  • SAP Activate, DevOps Foundation, ITIL Foundation, Lean Sigma, ROI

Leadership

  • PMI Leadership Institute Masters, Global Management & Leadership (Thunderbird)

Core Competencies

  • Project, Program, Portfolio, Risk, Change, Release Management & Governance, IT Strategy, Process Optimization, Communication, Cross Functional Leadership, Servant Leadership, Agile/DevOps/Cloud

Industries

  • Aerospace, Consumer Rewards, Public Sector, Oil/Natural Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Banking

ACCOLADES

Alumni of two prestigious leadership programs. Both programs require nomination from senior executives.

  • Boeing IT Functional Excellence (2014)
  • Project Management Institute Leadership Institute Masters Class (2011)

Recognized for Excellence and exemplary performance on multiple occasions

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

? Executive Leader for PMI Government Specific Interest Group for 5000+ global members and Founder for Project Management Institute Government Community. Presented on Project Management topics.

Experience
Senior Program Manager
Aerospace/Defense
Jul 2006 - Nov 2020

Collaborated with senior leaders, managers and practitioners across multiple business units, optimized processes and delivered multiple large initiatives across 15 years. Coached leaders, teams, and scrum masters in lean-agile practices and mindsets.

KEY WINS

  • Agile Change Agent responsible for advancing the adoption of Scale Agile Framework and a member of the organization’s pilot Coaching Academy
  • Managed lead Architects in an ERP implementation (Digital Transformation, SAP S4HANA/CRM, SAFe) in providing architectural direction, governance and defining roadmaps
  • Streamlined intake and prioritization to enable over 90% on-time value delivery and continual improvement in predictability and quality
  • Facilitated the stand-up of Marketing to Opportunity value stream with in ERP Program
  • Facilitated the successful implementation of Oracle e-business financial suite across 2 years and 7 international geographic locations
  • Managed the setup of IT Operations Organization (100+ people) (ITIL framework) for Business Systems Portfolio of 100+ applications.
  • End-to-end ownership of strategy, implementation framework, governance and operating models
  • Led 10+ work streams of a portfolio of Enterprise Financial PeopleSoft suite of applications to burndown over 100 change requests over 2 years
  • Managed 30 member team to implement a complex customized Accounts Receivables and Billing for Government customers in PeopleSoft
  • Managed 15 member core team to standardize change management process across Finance Transformation program comprising 10+ module teams

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program Management/Release Train Engineer/Agile Coach
  • Program Event Facilitation (Program Increment Planning, Scrum of Scrums, Backlog Grooming, Inspect & Adapt workshops)
  • Senior Leadership level reporting, Program Governance, Change Control Board
  • Risk, Issue and Opportunity Management
  • Strategic partnership with program stakeholders
  • Team building, Cross Functional Team Management (~20 people)
  • Vendor Management, Financial Management, Long Range Business Planning (~20M per year)
  • Agile Coaching & Mentoring
Agile Coach Agile Methodology Change Management CRM ERP Program Management SAP Scrum Scrum Master Stakeholder Engagement Oracle Billing BSA Peoplesoft Vendor Management
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Consultant Architect
Information Technology
Jan 1994 - Jun 2006

Clients: IBM Saudi Arabia, State of Nebraska, Anheuser-Busch, Maritz Senior Solution Architect, Technology Program Manager

KEY WINS

  • Managed the application sustainment, supporting Consumer Rewards Operation for JP Morgan & Chase
  • Implemented simplified application sustainment & change processes resulting in reduction in number of failed implementation due to missed requirements, enabling the program to meet SLA targets and gain customer confidence
  • Represented technology organization in cross functional core team and performed value stream mapping and developed opportunities for quick wins and long-term improvements
  • Architected multiple custom applications, technology research and application infrastructure initiatives and served as a bridge between IT Operations and application development groups for State of Nebraska

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Solution Architecture
  • Technical Leadership
  • Technology Research
Program Management
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Education
Master's in Public Administration
Madras University
Bachelor's in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics
Madurai University
Attended in Program Management
Stanford University
Master's in Leadership
Project Management Leadership Institute
Certifications
Scaled Agile SPC - SAFe Program Consultant, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner/Product Manager
PMP - PMI Project Management Professional
PMI ACP - PMI Agile
SCPM - Stanford Certified Program Manager, SDRM - Stanford Strategic Decision & Risk Management
SAP Activate, DevOps Foundation, ITIL Foundation, Lean Sigma, ROI
Skills
Agile
2020
1
Program Management
2020
1
Scaled Agile
2020
1
Program Management
2020
26
Agile Coach
2020
14
Agile Methodology
2020
14
Billing
2020
14
BSA
2020
14
Change Management
2020
14
CRM
2020
14
ERP
2020
14
Oracle
2020
14
Peoplesoft
2020
14
SAP
2020
14
Scrum
2020
14
Scrum Master
2020
14
Stakeholder Engagement
2020
14
Vendor Management
2020
14
Devops
2020
1
Global Management
0
1
Product Owner
0
1
Project Management
0
1
Release Management
0
1
Risk Management
0
1