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Narayanan
bvnaren@gmail.com
630-267-8547
Saint Augustine, FL 32092
Senior Project Manager
19 years experience W2
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CERTIFICATION/TRAINING:

  • PMP certification (1705031) from PMI. Six Sigma White/Yellow/Green Belt Certification from CSC.
  • Certified Scrum Master – Scrum Alliance
  • Leading SAFe 5.0 Agilist certification from Scaled Agile
  • IoT Foundations training course from Linkedin learning

EDUCATION:

  • MS Computer science – MIU, IOWA, USA – July 200
  • MBA – Bharathidasan University, India – June 1998

Experience
Program Manager
Information Technology
Jun 2020 - present
Jacksonville, FL

Managing CTO Mission Critical Procurement/Information Security Portfolio Projects - Budget size 10 Million over

  • SailPoint IAM & Privileged Access Management : Implementing SailPoint IAM solution for 65+ SOX applications for SOX compliance in AWS/Snowflake build. Working on CTO Road map for PAM solution and Threat and Vulnerability Scanning.
  • Data Center Migration Project– Managing Vendor team on OBT Data Center migration to AWS cloud model (600+ applications over 4 waves)
  • IT Asset Management: Leading the implementation of Flexera (ITAM) cloud solution for both HAM & SAM license and all physical systems. Also integrated with ServiceNow for process flows & connected with other IT systems
  • Contract Management - Implementing SaaS Contract Management solution (Icertis) for Corporate Procurement and integrating with Adobe/Workday Finance systems
Asset Management Contract Management Data Center Program Management SaaS SOX
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Senior Project Manager
Information Technology
Jul 2018 - Apr 2020

Managed 20+ strategic Government (Public sector) Cloud Transformation & Financials ERP Projects Budget size > 20 M+

  • Budget/Performance measurement/Open Data: Managing Public customer accounts (State/City/County/School district) & their implementation projects with our Budget/Performance/Open data product suite & transitioning into Cloud model.
  • Nebraska DOT & Idaho State agency projects
  • Worked with their 30+ agencies on deployment of Budgeting and data analytics solutions. Converted their 10-year financial data (80 million rows) & created the meaningful reports for transparency projects part of State Strategic initiatives.
  • Digital Performance Dashboard : Deployed and built KPI Digital Dashboards for Customer Departments
  • Finance, HR, IT, Fire, Police, Park & Recreation with their meaningful data & helped clients with 8.5 Million in Cost savings & soft benefits . Managed all technical integrations & data conversion activities.
ERP Project Management
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Senior Project Manager
Information Technology
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
Chicago, IL
  • Improved monthly financial close process timeline by 25% and achieved $1.2M in soft benefits by implementing HFM Consolidation. Managed all aspects of SOW project scoping with business and Partners (Vendors). Assessed and managed the business/technical requirements of PeopleSoft-Hyperion/OBIEE integration project in agile environment & also successfully integrated with Tableau for Executive and Cross Functional dashboard reporting
  • Cornerstone HR upgrade Project: Built and managed all the feed changes from Cornerstone LMS application.
  • Agile Transformation – Led Agile transformation delivery across enterprise projects and guided teams. Facilitated sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder meeting and demos. Assisted RTE in PI planning sessions. Enforced principles as a scrum master that resulted in reduction of Cycle time by 20% thus increasing team's throughput in less than 8 weeks. Measured Sprint KPI metrics for Velocity, Burndown charts, Sprint Goal success & Defect density
  • Managed Oracle P2P upgrade: Worked with cross-functional and procurement team on Oracle P2P upgrade project
Agile Methodology Project Management Scrum Scrum Master SOW Stakeholder Engagement
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Project & Back office Project (Delivery Manager Role)
Information Technology
Aug 2007 - Oct 2014

(Managed Client delivery Project implementations & client relationship) Integration Managed Implemented, upgraded the client systems to PeopleSoft HCM 9.1. Managed HRIS implementation & client deliverables for the project.

  • Custom Java/PS integration project undertaken to standardize the payroll interface process and & implemented across multiple clients and saved more than 250k in their operating costs.
  • Insurance applications
  • Managed the service delivery of Custom Insurance applications
  • Life, Personal & Healthcare domain Clients
  • AON & Zurich
  • Custom HR application
  • Worked on custom HR (myHR
  • Web & Mobile solution packaged and configurable ) Helped customer teams in managing requirements and business case development when needed.
  • Change Management (OCM)
  • Responsible for strategy development, Organizational Change Management activities, Involved in Stakeholder analysis, Communication strategy & plan for all audience sets.
Change Management Stakeholder Engagement
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HRIS PROJECTS WORKED
Information Technology
Dec 2002 - Aug 2007
Oakbrook, WA
  • PS Upgrade project - PS HRMS 8.3 to 8.8 (Target)
  • SAP Interface - Built the interfaces from Success factors/SAP to internal system.
  • Sum Total Integration - PS to LMS (Learning Management Systems – Sum Total). Project Management
  • Data Conversion - Built Data Model from PS to Hewitt custom Data warehouse system (CDS).
  • SME & Testing PeopleSoft 8.8 (WFM, Talent Management, Compensation, Salary Planning & Taleo Integration).
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Education
Master's in July 200
Bharathidasan University 1998
Computer science
MIU
Skills
Stakeholder Engagement
2018
8
Change Management
2014
7
Project Management
2020
2
ERP
2020
1
Agile Methodology
2018
1
Asset Management
2021
1
Contract Management
2021
1
Data Center
2021
1
Program Management
2021
1
SaaS
2021
1
Scrum
2018
1
Scrum Master
2018
1
SOW
2018
1
SOX
2021
1