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Edward
donotcontact@gmail.com
843-232-2375
Charleston, SC 29401
Senior Project Manager
23 years experience W2
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Summary

Project manager with 18 years of experience at global IT services companies including EDS, HP Enterprise and SAIC; over 12 years of managing programs and projects; 5 years working with Agile and Scrum values, principles and practices; a strong background in managing distributed teams; expertise in software development life cycle (SDLC); and a technical focus in application development, systems integration and enterprise software.

Experience
Senior Project Manager
Information Technology
Jun 2011 - present

Drive the implementation, execution and continuous improvement of project management practices for the SPAWAR Veterans Benefits Management System Program, an Agile application development program for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Lead program management support team in the execution of program management functions including scheduling, communications, risk management, financial forecasting, tracking and reporting and quality assurance. The team’s performance has consistently earned the SPAWAR’s highest performance ratings.
  • Collaborate with work stream leads to support Agile values and practices across a 250-person+ geographically dispersed project team while ensuring compliance with government requirements.
  • Tracked and presented progress metrics including defects, sprint velocity, and release burn down aggregated from across 12 scrum teams and facilitated program level sprint retrospectives.
  • Facilitated defect review meetings with product owner team and Scrum teams to prioritize, track and approve closure of defect stories.
Waterfall Scrum Risk Management Quality Assurance Project Management Program Management Application Development Agile Methodology MS Project SaaS SDLC Government Security Clearance Cloud Computing Product Owner Compliance
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Project Manager
Information Technology
Mar 2011 - Jun 2011

Managed requirements and design phases of an application development project for Nissan USA. Developed project schedule, worked with cross-functional teams to ensure all project stakeholders and participants were informed on milestones, deliverables, and dates; and led collaboration between onsite project team and the offshore software development team in China.

Application Development Project Management MS Project Automotive Offshore Teams Waterfall Stakeholder Engagement
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Sales and Marketing
Information Technology
Jun 2006 - Nov 2009
  • Developed sales and marketing strategies; implemented sales processes; and trained, mentored and managed a sales staff of seven.
  • Created and managed a technology education program for American Institute of Architects members. Conducted 17 events and built several new business relationships including a strategic partnership with Donald A. Gardner, the largest U.S. residential building plan set publishing company. Program resulted in a 23% increase in sales within 12 months of program launch.
CRM Sales Training BPR Program Management Project Management Client Engagement Leadership Business Development Marketing Management Home Automation Smart Home
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Founder/President
Jun 2004 - Jun 2006
No skills were added
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Program Manager
Information Technology
Jan 2002 - Jun 2004

Managed a $2.3 million Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) program for Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBS MA).

  • Established and managed the EAI Competency Center including a team of architects, systems engineers and production support engineers located onsite and offshore in India.
  • Built partnerships with business and IT stakeholders and worked with them to identify and implement full life-cycle legacy system, web-based portal and HIPAA transaction integration projects. Project success earned buy-in from BCBS MA business units and CIO resulting in increased project funding in second year.
  • Chaired the EAI Governance Committee, ensured adherence to BCBS MA architecture standards and business objectives, and quantified and reported key metrics including reuse of enterprise web services.
Production Support Enterprise Applications HIPAA Program Management Project Management Stakeholder Engagement
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Project Manager
Information Technology
Jan 2000 - Jan 2002
  • Led the development of a certification process for the U.S. Navy Enterprise Web Portal Program that validated compliance of web services developed by Navy application teams with enterprise standards.
  • Planned, scheduled and managed a $1.3 million project for a national retailer to develop web application interfaces between a front-end web-based ecommerce system and back-end SAP inventory management, order processing and fulfillment components that launched the company into online retail.
Project Management Inventory Management WebServices eCommerce Strategies Compliance SAP
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Systems Engineer, Consultant
Information Technology
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
  • Managed the development of distributed systems management (DSM) processes, procedures, metrics and tools as part of a $466 million IT outsourcing contract with Eni S.p.A.
  • Led and mentored a technical team of 8 systems engineers to develop an integrated platform for systems monitoring, event management, backup and restore, remote desktop management and software distribution.
  • Worked with service desk and production operations managers to define organizational interfaces and operational procedures between the service desk and tier two operations teams.
  • Successfully managed the implementation of DSM processes and tools including software deployments to 15,000 end users across 8 Eni operating companies.
System Monitoring Project Management Systems Engineering Database Backups
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Education
Electrical Engineering
University of Notre Dame
Pre-Engineering, Computer Science
Stonehill College
Certifications
Project Management Professional (PMP)
PMI
Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI - ACP)
PMI
Certified Scrum Master
Skills
Project Management
2021
15
Program Management
2021
11
Compliance
2021
10
Product Owner
2021
7
Agile Methodology
2021
5
Application Development
2021
5
Cloud Computing
2021
5
Government
2021
5
MS Project
2021
5
Quality Assurance
2021
5
Risk Management
2021
5
SaaS
2021
5
Scrum
2021
5
SDLC
2021
5
Security Clearance
2021
5
Waterfall
2021
5
BPR
2009
3
Business Development
2009
3
Client Engagement Leadership
2009
3
CRM
2009
3
Home Automation
2009
3
Marketing Management
2009
3
Sales
2009
3
Smart Home
2009
3
Training
2009
3
Database Backups
2000
2
eCommerce Strategies
2002
2
Enterprise Applications
2004
2
HIPAA
2004
2
Inventory Management
2002
2
Production Support
2004
2
SAP
2002
2
Stakeholder Engagement
2011
2
System Monitoring
2000
2
Systems Engineering
2000
2
WebServices
2002
2
Automotive
2011
1
Offshore Teams
2011
1