Diego Jaime Dedacek

Diego Jaime Dedacek

Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Member since June 28, 2018
Diego is an experienced IT Professional (PMP, CSPO, CSM, PSM, ITIL-F) specialized 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
Expertise
  • Agile Project Management
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Distributed Team Management
  • Jira
  • Scrum
  • Scrum Master
  • Service Delivery Management
  • Waterfall Development
Education
Select Certifications
Employment
  • Sr Project Manager
    2010 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Assisted and advised leaders, managers, teams, and clients to 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, for 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.
  • PMO Manager
    2015 - 2018
    Prominente
    • Oversaw the management of the end to end delivery of multiple large/complex projects.
    • Served as the primary liaison with the steering committee and project sponsors.
    • Worked with delivery teams to ensure correct resources and governance applied.
    • Managed project methodology and life cycle and implement quality control policies and practices to ensure that the latest quality standards are followed and enforced within the organization.
    • Created and managed a project portfolio and dashboard for circulation to all stakeholders.
    • Established common toolsets across all IT related projects.
    • Prepared and administered the PMO overall budget and monitoring project budgets – monitoring all spend and reporting potential issues.
    • Worked in partnership with clients to help meet a satisfactory level of customer satisfaction.
    • Forecasted long-term project needs and prioritizing to solve future business problems.
    • Continuously monitored the project for status and impact on customer relations.
  • PMO Manager
    2014 - 2014
    Ayi & Asociados
    • Assisted and advised leaders, managers, and teams to the best use of project management disciplines and approaches within a fast paced, high tech environment.
    • Acted as a reference point for PMO queries and information and an advocate for best practices in project management.
    • Maintained processes to ensure project management documentation, reports and plans are relevant, accurate and complete.
    • Tracked and reported on project portfolio performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive, and prioritized view of all projects.
    • Provided assistance to maintain and update the project management framework and disciplines necessary to support a PMO.
    • Developed positive relationships with managers and staff to enable the PMO to provide support including facilitation, tracking and reporting on projects, and training.
    • Assisted in managing enterprise level resource allocation, including adjustments based on emerging business or technical opportunities and challenges.
    • Shared lessons learned and best practices across programs, building relationships with stakeholders and brokering relationships at all levels.
  • Sr Project Manager
    2013 - 2014
    Globant
    • Managed all aspects of the project/service: scope, time frames, quality, costs and results, team, outsourcing, communications, risks, and integration.
    • Led the work team appointed to the project, distributing each one's tasks and responsibilities and coordinating performance assessment processes.
    • Established productivity improvement actions by the team (reorganizing, changing roles), handled hiring and termination processes.
    • Performed tasks of billing management.
    • Managed and followed up costs and margin associated with the project.
  • Application Support Manager
    2009 - 2013
    Hewlett Packard
    • Oversaw several critical business functions.
    • Worked with Incidents and problem management based on ITIL good practices.
    • Managed human resources focusing on people care.
    • Managed budgets/costs, risks, issues, action items, changes, and decisions.
  • Project Analyst
    2008 - 2009
    Hewlett Packard
    • 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 design, development, and implementation of SGCO (Operation and Control Management System).
  • Project Manager
    2004 - 2006
    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 Service-Oriented Architecture implemented with Microsoft Visual Studio.Net 2003.
    • Managed several projects based on a precise documentation and a 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
  • 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 Scrum Master Level I (PSM I)
    SEPTEMBER 2019 - PRESENT
    Scrum.org
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    SEPTEMBER 2018 - SEPTEMBER 2020
    Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Master
    SEPTEMBER 2013 - SEPTEMBER 2020
    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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