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Alexia
alexiaruffin@gmail.com
256-701-0992
Huntsville, AL 35899
Program Manager
17 years experience W2
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AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Professional Scrum Master, and Project Management Professional expertise in application development and infrastructure. Standout performer in collaborating with cross-functional teams and driving enterprise-level, multi-phase, multi-track technology initiatives to completion. Excels at communicating with technical teams, senior leadership and business stakeholders.

Experience
Program Manager
Jan 2020 - present
Huntsville, AL
Program Manager responsible for overall program execution, leading a cross functional team to exceed customer's expectations and present recurring program updates to internal and customer executives.
Program Management
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Project Manager
Jan 2016 - Jan 2020
Chattanooga, TN
of Tennessee Managed up to 10 technology projects simultaneously for the IT Project Management Office (PMO) in support of the Infrastructure and Operations Division. Project range included managing more than 30 resources and individual project budgets up to $6.1 Million. Daily work included: closely working with customers and interpreting complex system requirement, minimizing negative business impact, managing daily activity to ensure project delivery standards are met, vendor management, enforcing project methodology, reporting status to executive leadership, and coaching and mentoring junior Project Managers. Key Accomplishments:
  • Engaged as a contractor hired as a permanent employee within 90 days based on high performance.
  • Selected for a highly competitive Corporate Executive Mentorship Program in first year.
  • Led the PMO in the number of successful project implementations in 2016 & 2017.
  • Received Frequently Exceeds Expectations 2019 Annual Performance Review Rating.
MS Visio PMO Project Management System Requirements
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(contractor 2015)
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
Huntsville, AL
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Instructor, Project Management
Jan 2012 - Jan 2016
Madison, AL
(adjunct 2012) Delivered classroom-based curriculum on the practical use of Project Management Institute (PMI) standards. Taught the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and led students in hands-on laboratory exercises using MS Project. Specialized in courses in Project Cost and Budget, Project Communication and Documentation and Project Management Tools and Techniques for students working on degrees and certifications in Project Management.
MS Project PMBOK Project Management
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Senior Analyst
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Huntsville, AL
IT Senior Analyst Senior Analyst within Advisory and Assistance Services for the Missile Defense Agency CIO. Provided CIO leadership with information across all aspects of Missile Defense Agency related to IT Planning, Policy, and Budgeting. Coordinated with the Office of the Secretary of Defense regarding budget exhibit submissions. Implemented the requirements of OMB Circular A-11 Preparation, Submission and Execution of the Federal Budget, including the development of all IT budget materials. Provided planning and execution support for Federal IT Infrastructure projects
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Information Technology Specialist
Banking/Financial
Jan 2009 - Jan 2011
Birmingham, AL
Provided end-to-end program and project management support for all Debt Management Services projects in the Project Management Branch of Financial Management Services (FMS). Role included Capital Planning & Investment Control (CPIC), development of business cases, program management oversight and development of Modernization Vision and Strategy materials including the Exhibit 300 and Exhibit 53. Key Accomplishments:
  • Completed Earned Value Management (EVM) reporting for FedDebt program with $15 million budget.
  • Determined project health for all DMS projects and communicated findings to senior management.
  • Led initiatives to establish a Business Process Management Center of Excellence.
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Project Support Analyst
Information Technology
Jan 2005 - Jan 2009
Birmingham, AL
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Computer Science
University of Alabama
Minor: Math
Certifications
PMP
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Project Management Institute #1315954
Project+, CompTIA
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Amazon
PSM I - Professional Scrum Master I, Scrum.org
Skills
Project Management
2020
8
MS Project
2016
4
MS Visio
2020
4
PMBOK
2016
4
PMO
2020
4
System Requirements
2020
4
Application Development
0
1
Microsoft Excel
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1
Program Management
2021
1
Scrum
0
1
Scrum Master
0
1
Stakeholder Engagement
0
1