Diego Jaime Dedacek, Project Manager in Madrid, Spain
Diego Jaime Dedacek

Project Manager in Madrid, Spain

Member since June 28, 2018
Diego is an experienced IT professional (PMP, CSPO, CSM, PSM, ITIL-F) that specializes in software project management (traditional and agile) focused on project’s teams and results. He is really passionate about improving people's skills in order to build high-performing teams to reach projects' goals with the exact mix of efficiency and effectiveness.
Diego is now available for hire

Project Highlights

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Employment

  • Software Delivery Manager

    2010 - PRESENT
    Freelance Work
    • Assisted and advised leaders, managers, teams, and clients on the best use of project management (traditional and agile) disciplines and approaches within a fast-paced, high-tech environment.
    • Acted as a reference point for project and service management queries and information and, as an advocate, on best practices in project management.
    • Assisted in managing enterprise-level resource allocation, including adjustments based on emerging business or technical opportunities and challenges.
    • Managed all aspects of the projects/services: Scope, time frames, quality, costs and results, team, outsourcing, communications, risks, and integration.
    • Oversaw the management of the end-to-end delivery of multiple large/complex projects.
  • Delivery Manager

    2018 - 2021
    IncluIT
    • Collaborated with various experts from highly functional engineering, design, product, and QA teams in designing, developing, testing, and delivering the best digital products to commercial clients as per customer requirements.
    • Managed end-to-end client engagements and maintain productive relationships with all external and internal project stakeholders along with scheduling and facilitating project timelines to increase clients’ satisfaction level.
    • Updated top management and clients with project status as well as identify operational risks impacting the project success and take counteractive actions to achieve anticipated objectives.
    • Spearheaded entire SDLC from inception till completion, delivery, and maintenance, ensuring timely project completion within quality and budget constraints.
    • Headed daily stand-ups, sprint planning, demos, and retrospectives as well as supervised core team processes, while serving as scrum master in order to meet business requirements.
    • Worked on successful contract negotiation and renewal on multiple occasions.
  • PMO Manager

    2015 - 2018
    Grupo Prominente
    • Directed various high-performance teams from management and technical domains, such as PMs and 40+ distributed scrum team members along with mentoring experts with modern methodologies that improved individual efficiency.
    • Analyzed projects’ scope from all facets and provided strategic insights to top management to acquire or detain the project for sustaining the positive corporate image.
    • Developed mutual toolsets and established standard coding practices amongst the development team across all IT-related projects that increased the staff performance.
    • Ensured the smooth and seamless flow of business operations by devising a reasonable budget, setting targets, overseeing profit and loss processes, and forecasting and handling resources.
    • Exceeded business success and profitability targets by recruiting competent five PMP certified professionals and segmented area workforce by 100%.
    • Provided leadership expertise for the successful and timely delivery of multiple projects; 84% of the projects on time.
    • Aligned business objectives with employee efforts by formulating and implementing corporate strategies with the focus of optimizing the project delivery procedures.
  • PMO Manager

    2014 - 2014
    Ayi Group
    • Monitored the project progress, prepared necessary documentation and easy-to-view reports, and prioritized activities as per updated project plans along with coordinating with vendors and facilitating stakeholder meetings.
    • Supervised a team of five high-performing project managers along with managing a team of 25 technical experts and assigning diverse tasks as per individual capacities and specialties to achieve business targets.
    • Partnered with business and technical executives in creating and amending PMO framework and disciplines and stakeholder communication plans.
    • Navigated a team of over six cross-functional distributed PMs through all phases of project delivery along with updating professionals with project management best practices.
    • Trained 100% of the staff on modern project management techniques, optimizing individual morale.
    • Delivered 80% of the projects on time as well as amplified area workforce by 30%.
  • Sr Project Manager

    2013 - 2014
    Globant
    • Led highly functional over five distributed TLs and 40+ distributed scrum team members as well as executed productivity improvement actions after conducting individual performance assessments.
    • Completed allocated assignments and projects within promised timeframe and budget.
    • Implemented and maintained the websites for booking Disney hotels, resorts, and special offers.
  • Application Support Manager

    2009 - 2013
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • Was responsible for several critical business functions and modules.
    • Worked with incidents and problem management based on ITIL good practices.
    • Managed human resources focusing on people care. Did performance evaluations.
    • Managed budgets and costs, risks, issues, action items, changes, and decisions.
  • Project Analyst

    2008 - 2009
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • Handled the customer service request estimation, analyzing technical and project management work needed, costs, assumptions, and risks.
    • Executed project planning, scheduling, and monitoring.
    • Analyzed and reported project economics including costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risks.
    • Created and controlled project documentation including the WBS and the project plan, contributed to requirements, risk schedule, and change control.
    • Managed human resources with a focus on people care.
  • Project Manager

    2007 - 2008
    Siemens
    • Served as the analysis, design, and testing team leader for the development, integration, and deployment of software solutions.
    • Oversaw worldwide subcontract management of software factories, public transport terminal devices, and contactless smart cards.
    • Served as an IT consultant for the design, development, and implementation of SGCO (Operation and Control Management System).
  • Project Manager

    2004 - 2006
    Grupo Prominente
    • Managed and coordinated business process systematizing groups (estimation, analysis, design, produce, testing, and deployment).
    • Designed and deployed business process systematizing with Pectra BPM Suite Tools.
    • Integrated Microsoft Windows and Sun Solaris Systems using SOA implemented with Microsoft Visual Studio.Net 2003.
    • Managed several projects based on precise documentation and strong customer communication.
  • IT Consultant

    2002 - 2003
    ITD - International Trade Development
    • Analyzed, designed, developed, deployed, and maintained web-based systems for International Commerce.
    • Provided customer contact and demos presentation of products and solutions.
  • IT Consultant

    1998 - 2001
    Freelance
    • Provided analysis, design, development, deployment, and maintenance of web-based systems.
    • Presented demos of products and solutions.

Project History

  • WR Cloud Platform
    Managed over three distributed scrum teams to discover, develop and maintain a proprietary edge Cloud platform focused to attend 5G services demand.

    WR Cloud Platform is an open-source, production-grade distributed Kubernetes solution for managing edge cloud infrastructure. Based on the OpenStack StarlingX project, Cloud Platform represents a compilation of best-in-class open source technology that delivers the features needed to effectively deploy and manage distributed networks.

  • Buenos Aires' Subway Administration Platform (Argentina)
    Managed the complete development of the product.

    Managed a PM/SM and a team with a total of 9+ developers, testers, UX/UI and business analysts to deliver the initial launch and numerous major releases of the Buenos Aires Subway's Services Administration Platform

    Technologies used include .NET, MS Team Foundation Server, JavaScript, and MS SQL Server

  • Disney Parks & Resorts Website (USA)
    Managed several teams focused on the redesign, development, and maintenance of part of Disney Parks and Resorts Website.

    * Managed 40+ developers, business analysts, technical leaders, UX/UI designers, and testers assigned to develop, enhance and maintain the website using PHP and Java
    * Managed all aspects of the project/service: scope, time frames, quality, costs and results, team, outsourcing, communications, risks, integration, and contracts
    * Established productivity improvement actions by the team (reorganizing, changing roles), handling hiring and termination processes
    * Performed tasks of billing management.
    * Managed and follow up costs and margin associated with the projects

  • Ally Bank's IRS Audit (USA)
    Managed a distributed team (USA+Argentina) to complete the audit process and requirements.

    * Led a team of four locally and remotely based IT and accounting specialists in presenting and updating information for the IRS client's audit
    * Conducted pre-project consulting, managed budgets and timelines

  • Ally Bank Application Support Management (USA)
    Managed a distributed team (USA+Argentina) in charge of enhancing and maintaining a 24/7 operation.

    * Responsible of several critical core Business Functions and ad-hoc small to mid-size projects (10+ projects)
    * Managed a distributed team of IT Specialist in a 24/7 Operation
    * Implemented an improvement of Incidents and Problem Management based on ITIL V3 guidelines
    * Managed suppliers and partners around the globe (India, Brasil, China)

  • CoopeServidores' New Loans and Credits Platform (Costa Rica)
    Managed a process improvement and development team to replace the old platform.

    * Managed a team of 8+ developers, business process analysts, testers, and IT Technicians in developing and integrating the platform with client's legacy systems

    * Technologies used include Oracle BPM Suite, Oracle ADF, and Oracle DB

  • Siemens - Portfolio and Technology Management (Germany)
    Participated as a project management consultant for the company's global portfolio service offering.

    * Project specifications, analysis, and design of the solution document
    * Consultant for best practices in public transportation integrated systems

  • MetroCali Public Transportation Integrated Management System (Colombia)
    Led a team of IT and business specialists to elaborate the response to an RFQ.

    * Led a team of IT and business specialists to accomplish project specifications, budgeting, analysis, design, and planning of the proposal document for public transportation integrated software solution bidding

    * IT Consultant for design, development and implementation of SGCO (operation and control management system)

  • Transmetro Guatemala Public Transportation Integrated Management System (Guatemala)
    Led a team of business analysts, architects, and QC engineers to design and validate the software platform.

    * Led an analysis and design team for the development, integration, and deployment of Transmetro Guatemala software solution
    * Managed a team of quality control engineers to test and validate the complete solution of Software and devices
    * Worldwide subcontract management of software factories, public transport terminal devices, and contactless smart cards

  • Tarjeta Naranja's Third-Party Collections (Argentina)
    Managed the development and integration of a new third-party collections platform for Tarjeta Naranja credit card.

    * Business process systematization project management (estimation, analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment)
    * Design and deployment of business process systematization with BPM Tools
    * Microsoft Windows and Sun Solaris Systems integration using Service-Oriented Architecture implemented with Microsoft Visual Studio.Net 2003

Education

  • Post graduate degree in Finance
    2011 - 2013
    Universidad de Belgrano - Cordoba, Argentina
  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering
    2003 - 2008
    Instituto Universitario Aeronautico - Cordoba, Argentina

Certifications

  • Professional Agile Leadership I (PAL I)
    MARCH 2020 - PRESENT
    Scrum.org
  • Professional Scrum Master Level I (PSM I)
    SEPTEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Scrum.org
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    SEPTEMBER 2018 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Master
    SEPTEMBER 2013 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    OCTOBER 2012 - OCTOBER 2021
    Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certified
    AUGUST 2010 - PRESENT
    OGC

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