A passionate IT Manager with more than 18 years of experience on large web-based applications, SDLC improvements, and system integrations. Able to play a crucial role in any area of the Information Technology, including project management, DevOps (SCM), system architecture, dynamic application programming, and interface design. Expert in adopting new technology blueprint based on business needs. Due to my experience and education background, I have profound understanding on how technology organizational unit could serve as an effective partner for business unit.

 
HIGHLIGHTS

·    Proven record of delivering projects on time and within allocated budget.

·    Expert in decomposing project scope and requirements to technical actionable tasks.

·    Expert in providing project baseline.

·    Expert to calculate project cost and schedule performance using Earned Value Management (EVM).

·    Expert in identifying and controlling project risk.

·    Ability to juggle multiple competing priorities.

·    Ability to communicate with various stakeholders including (technical and non-technical).

 
SKILLS

TechnicalOracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Coldfusion, Java, C++, ASP.NET,PHP, VB, javaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, Unix, DOS, IIS , Apache

Business/ManagementBusiness Communication, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting

Application/Tools: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, OpenProj, Jira, Daptiv, Assembla, Salesforce, VPMI, Zoho, Rally

 
EXPERIENCE
 
Build Manager (DevOps), May 2016 – Present
 

Managing an integral part of Information Technology, as release or build manager, I have been designated to be leading the War Room team to address any existing IT related issues on a daily basis. Since taking over the War Room team, I was able to effectively address application performance, server performance, and backend Database performance.

 
Accomplishments

·      Designated as point person to improve Application servers, I was able to improve server stability to a point that all servers are up 99.99%.

·      Appointed as lead to improve SQL server performance. I have been constantly focusing on identifying low performing queries leveraging IDERA.

·      I, relentlessly worked to establish a realistic expectation from development team by creating schedule for each developer during each sprint which made our sprints more predictable and successful.

·      As Build manager I was able to create executable packages for SQL deployment. Utilizing this process assist us to have clean and error free SQL deployments.

 

 

Project Manager, November 2014 – March 2016

Working in a dynamic and high demand ecommerce environment, I worked closely with business counterparts and sponsors, to define projects, gather requirements, and compile project scope. Subsequently, I utilized development team for further refinements of requirements, and compiling work packages, which contains work order between 4 to 24 hours. Project schedule is usually derived from work packages which give a realistic view of the project timeline. Upon project approval, and considering all known risks including losing resources, I have managed to deliver all projects within established timeline. All aspect of the project was communicated with all project sponsors to ensure transparency and accountability.

 
Accomplishments

·      Completed Price Override project within project timeframe, which exceeded business team expectation upon delivery. I have received partner award for the transparency and commitment to quality as well as adherance to the project timeline.

·      Partnered with business to fix a long lasting database job problem (Restock Job). This was a tremendous accomplishment as business team and development team had a poor record of agreeing on requirements.

·      Convincing business to approve a project to rewrite entire shipping system, DealTree Shipping Systems (DTSS).

·      Enforcing application security measures while developing new application or maintaining existing applications.

·      Working on multiple ends with network and LDAP team to create new DNS and LDAP bind accounts for multiple applications.

 
 

Project Manager, September 2012 – August 2014

Leading application developmnet team in a dynamic ecommerce environment for a major athletic footwear and apparel retailer, Footlocker. Providing project management on high priority initiatives that budgeted $2 million annually. My responsibilities include: creating statements of work, producing technical documentation, gathering requirements, creating WBS, defining project schedule, and monitoring and controlling ongoing development effort. Using agile methodologies, I helped eliminate any barriers the team encountered and communicated all ongoing project timelines by compiling daily and weekly summaries to both upper management and clients.

 
Accomplishments

·      Appointed as security point person, I managed Integration of OWASP security functionality to the existing system.

·      Managed and led VIP redesign, Send from store, security fallouts, custom third party integration initiatives.

·      Led the development team on system performance improvement initiative.

·      Author of development/coding best practices and code review process.

·      Managed multiple projects within same time period.

·      Effectively managed competing constrains: scope, risk, schedule, resources, budget, and quality to successfully complete each project on time and on budget.

·      Using EVM methodology, I tracked project progress by calculating cost variance, cost performance, schedule variance, and schedule performance.

 
 

North America Japanese Gardens (NAJGA)

Project Manager/Technical Consultant, Dec. 2010, Sep 2012

As a technical project manager for a focused social media (web community) project, I experienced all stages of project management life cycle, including requirement gathering, resource allocation, financial planning, risk assessment, and communication guidelines, by supervising team of five, consisted of four developers and one designer. By utilizing agile methodologies, I helped eliminate any barriers the team faced. I also communicated all ongoing project status and performance by compiling weekly status report to the stakeholders.

 
Accomplishments

·      Seamless integration with financial institute for end-to-end payment system.

·      Requirements gathering by interviewing business stakeholders

·      Assembled scope baseline, WBS and WBS dictionary

·      Analyzed and documented risks derived from scope baseline, Schedule baseline, cost baseline, and resource availability

·      Tracked project progress using EVM methodology to calculate cost variance, cost performance, schedule variance, and schedule performance.

 

Neogov dba governmentjobs.com, El Segundo, CA

Senior ColdFusion Developer, August 2009 – November 2010

Designed and created high performance and reusable modules for a full cycle (end to end) cloud-based/ SaaS HR system.  As part of the development process, I wrote detailed technical specifications to accommodate all development efforts for each project.  While a proven record for achieving project timelines, I helped mentor other developers on my team to also achieve their goals.

 
Accomplishments

·      SQL query performance improvement.

·      Coding with efficiency, with minimum to none defect rate.

·      Creating Technical documentation for each work package.

 

Cal State University, Long Beach, CA

Web Programmer Development Team Lead, February 2007 – July 2009

Working in a tightly regulated Sate University development environment, I designed and created accessible enterprise web applications.  My responsibilities ranged from managing and maintaining the University’s donation site, to leading the University on CSU-wide Google Search Appliances (GSA) implementation.  I was also tasked with overseeing the ColdFusion servers for the University Relations and Development division.  Moreover, I was designated as the senior technological developer to support the University’s Emergency Communications web site.  This involved training and supervising student workers, as well as hiring the most competent and eligible candidates for the job.

 
Accomplishments

·      Project lead on creating accessible website

·      Project lead for Google Search Appliances (GSA) integration.

·      Redesigned University donation website.

 

Co-owner/Consultant, February 2004 – January 2007

Managing well-defined projects based upon requirements provided by the client.  Responsibilities included delivering tested code in a timely manner, allocating proper resources for each project, as well as communicating with clients by providing weekly status reports.  Also provided up-to-date documentation with shipment of each project.

 
Accomplishments

·      Worked within project life cycle from initiation to the closing stage.

·      100% client satisfaction rate, due to the timely and effective communication with client.

·      Utilized scope, resources, and schedule to track project performance.

 

IT Manager, February 2002 – February 2004

Created and managed a homegrown POS system to collect daily sales information, and automated manual repetitive processes.  The system kept track of inventory and customer information.  By adding a reporting module, sale representatives were able to create necessary reports for the business owner.  Also introduced an accurate forecasting module based on implementing regression analysis and estimating coefficient determination and standard error.

 
EDUCATION
California State University, Long Beach
 
BS, Management Information Systems
California State University, Long Beach

 
CERTIFICATION

Project Management Institute (PMI)