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IT & BPM
IT Management Professional: 15+ years of information technology, project management, government/DoD experience, leadership, relationship building and negotiation skills .
SA/BA/PM [MBA, MSIT/PM, BSEE/CS], NAS
2007 – Present, Washington, DC
Participate in strategy planning sessions with upper management. Plan and manage software development projects, software application enhancements and bug fixes throughout full system life cycle. Ensure that projects stay on schedule and end-user needs are met. Provide analysis for the design, development, and implementation of new information technology processes and systems. Prepare high level and detailed technical proposals and requirements. Recommend alterations to processes and systems to improve reliability, efficiency, and usability. Participate in technology assessments and prepare recommendations of appropriate development methodologies. Ensure that software life cycle processes and products conform to requirements, standards, and procedures.
Project/Operations/Business Mgr. (NI/BT/MS), Business & IT Management Consulting, Europe
2004 – 2007, Europe
Regional operations (staff, sales, and project management) related to Eastern Europe. Identified business needs and developed/implemented short-term and long-term business strategies, plans, and projects. Developed and implemented new business processes, best practices, and IT systems to create the basis for a growing and scalable centralized organization. Introduced and implemented Oracle ERP system throughout the entire Eastern European Sales operations. Liaised with U.S. Corporate, pan-European operations, and a global team of Business Analysts, Application Engineers, Sales Engineers, Customer Service Specialists, Finance Specialists, and Office Managers
Computer Scientist / SBA, CSC
2000 – 2004, Washington, DC
Contributed to the development of a three-tier, Internet Technology based, large and complex, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) project. Developed the Reporting Module of the project with the help of a small team of Business Analysts, Configuration Managers, and Software Developers through the entire SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) with special focus on the requirements gathering, design, and implementation. Developed business requirements, specifications, prototypes, Unit Tests, Integration Tests, System Tests, User Acceptance Tests. Conducted regular consultations with the customer and members of the government throughout the life-cycle of the project.
Software Developer (Hughes ITS / Lockheed Martin), Lockheed Martin
1996 – 2000, Colorado Springs, CO & Baltimore, MD
Developed software in C++ OOP (Object Oriented Programming) and conducted regular consultations with the customer throughout the life-cycle of the project. Participated in the entire SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) as part of a team of 15 to 20 developers throughout the design, development and implementation of Department of Defense (DoD) project. Built object-oriented database for the U.S. Air Force Satellite Command and Control - Resource Management and Scheduling System using C++ OOP and UML.
EE/CS Co-op, Diebold
1994 – 1996, Akron, OH
Developed software for Bank security systems, surveillance, electronics, and ATM (Automated Teller Machine).
University System of Maryland, 2010 – 2012
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business Administration and Management, General, GPA: 4.0
University System of Maryland, 2008 – 2010
Master of Science in Information Technology (specialization: Project/Program Management), GPA: 4.0
The University of Akron, 1991 – 1996
Bachelor's Degree, BSEE - Computer Science, GPA: 3.5
Activities and Societies: Honors Program, Dean's List
Impact of Agile Software Development on Quality within Information Technology Organizations
( cisjournal.org )
October 1, 2011
Quality and an emphasis on quality are must have ingredients for an organization to be successful. Therefore, in the present environment of fast pace software development, quality plays an essential role when it comes to the long term viability of IT organizations.
Managing Project Disasters - Project Summit & Business Analyst World [2014, April 8 th Symposium] ( www.projectsummit.com )
April 8, 2014
IT projects present a lot of challenges since they often encompass the creation of artifacts that are highly intangible throughout most of their inception and development phases. Such projects have been branded to fail repeatedly and one of the key reasons for these frequent failures is inadequate or lack of project risk management practices.