Enterprise Project Manager2020 - 2020Toptal Client
- Consulted with the CIO to review Agile practices and provide input on the teams, Agile best practices, and provide guidelines to the engineering team for improving their velocity.
- Reviewed existing team composition and provided guidelines on improving cross-functional team setup.
- Aligned engineering development goals with the company OKRs.
Agile Delivery Lead2019 - 2020Capital One
- Managed programs for API platform and Open Banking Initiative. Partnered with business and technology leaders to plan program initiatives and deliver the program components within time and budget. Provided program status to stakeholders and actively managed risks. Conducted quarterly PI Planning and monitored delivery across the Release Train with eight scrum teams. Prioritized program initiatives based on business goals, value, and complexity.
- Led team integrating banking services with third-party solutions. Developed solution for consent and virtual card numbers to allow multiple merchants onboard virtual cards for credit cardholders.
- Partnered with business and technology leaders to develop requirements/user stories and prioritize product backlog for max business value and min risk.
- Presented at a fintech, banking, and commerce trends panel on open banking at an Angel Launch event.
- Enhanced the API platform to host over 100,000 datasets in addition to thousands of APIs. Improved the search relevance to find assets in the first page.
- Managed initiative of migration of AWS account along with all the resources to another account.
Senior Scrum Master2017 - 2018Gap Inc
- Defined roadmaps, developed business cases, managed budgets, and optimized resource allocation to improve the delivery of programs and projects.
- Developed PMO processes and frameworks for project selection and tracking.
- Hired and coached engineers and PMs in agile process.
- Collaborated with leaders of other engineering teams across Gap for successful implementation of programs and projects.
Senior Project Manager2002 - 2017Essity
- Provided executive leadership for IT project portfolio of over $10 million leading project management teams for timely delivery of projects, within scope and budget.
- Moved up the ranks from Engineer to Senior Program Manager with PMO.
- Initiated and managed IT programs and projects of medium to significant complexity, including estimating, planning, execution, scheduling, definition of product functionality, and cost/budget development and tracking as well as managing and monitoring interrelated projects and programs.
- Improved project delivery by 20% YoY.