Sunita Guyadeen, Project Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
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Sunita Guyadeen

Verified Expert  in Project Management

Project Manager

Location
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Toptal Member Since
August 28, 2018

Sunita is a hands-on technical project manager with over 20 years of expertise in results-driven execution and delivery in the IoT, digital, CRM, Data, and ERP spaces across public and private sector organizations. She is versed in all aspects of hardware, software, communication and databases, the software development lifecycle, and agile and waterfall techniques. A natural leader, she is comfortable in Project Manager and Scrum Master roles.

Project Highlights

OMNI Banking POC
Led the proof of concept of an OMNI banking platform to digitally transform both the online and mobile banking channels.
Retail Credit Transformation
Led the integration of an SAP-centric solution in a mortgage origination and fulfillment legacy system landscape.
Voice Over IP Telephony
Led the design, architecture, and implementation of a voice over IP telephony solution.

Expertise

Work Experience

Scrum Master

2022 - 2022
Peregrine Technologies Inc
  • Led agile ceremonies and planned meetings, estimations, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and demos.
  • Created regular status reports and turndown charts on team progress.
  • Updated product backlog, wrote user stories, and drove execution.

Agile Coach

2022 - 2022
Fluence Digital
  • Engaged in a discovery phase, including interviews with existing team members, surveys, and observations to understand how Fluence Digital uses Agile practices.
  • Provided recommendations to their team on various Agile tools and techniques that could improve their delivery.
  • Trained leads on the recommendations and how to apply them to their teams.

Technical Project Manager

2020 - 2021
EMSI
  • Managed the delivery of a skills-based job matching application (SkillFit) for EMSI using Scrum and Agile ceremonies. The mobile and web-based application targeted the unemployed or underemployed pursuing employment and re-skilling opportunities.
  • Led roadmap planning, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and backlog grooming.
  • Created status reports and clarified user stories and acceptance test criteria using Jira; participated in testing.

Scrum Master

2020 - 2020
Awayco
  • Coached the team on Agile and Asana.

Product Lead

2018 - 2019
dMASS
  • Provided agile project management and product leadership for an AI innovation platform.

Sr. Director - Digital Delivery

2017 - 2018
RBC
  • Managed the digital delivery of security, fraud, and identity management initiatives impacting both the online and mobile channels.
  • Led the proof of concept of an OMNI banking platform to drive a consistent customer journey experience across all channels.
  • Managed project managers, developers, business analysts, and vendor resources.
  • Created and prioritized product backlogs.
  • Managed and monitored both budgets and development schedules.

Instructor

2011 - 2018
University of Toronto
  • Created and delivered courses in Agile project management including Scrum, Kanban, and product ownership.
  • Created and delivered courses in business technology management.
  • Created and delivered courses in business analysis and business process management.

Project Manager

2014 - 2017
RBC
  • Supervised CRM and Client Information development teams in both the US and Canada in the delivery of initiatives impacting financial advisors.
  • Managed schedules and budgets for wealth management technology initiatives impacting financial advisors - approximately $30 million.
  • Developed and implemented a strategy to automate a largely manual wealth management client on boarding process.
  • Managed remote and onsite teams of employees, contractors and vendor resources.
  • Introduced agile project management and delivery techniques to the development team.

Sr. Technical Program Manager

2010 - 2014
RBC
  • Managed the development schedules for the integration of an SAP-centric solution into the banks legacy system landscape.
  • Created a product backlog for the automation of mortgage origination and fulfillment.
  • Created and managed the budget for the implementation of a vendor platform.
  • Led the RFP process for vendor selection.
  • Led the requirements gathering and scoping phase for the SAP integration.

Sr. Manager

2006 - 2010
Rogers Communications
  • Created development schedules and supervised developers working on internet, wireless, and telephony initiatives.
  • Delivered internet, broadband, and voice over IP initiatives involving employees, contractors and vendor resources.
  • Managed a $20+ million budget for a digital cable and internet transformation.
  • Managed all phases of delivery and post-production support.

Sr. Business Analyst/Project Manager

2002 - 2006
Rogers Communications
  • Designed and developed voice over IP telephony solution.
  • Created development schedules and supervised developers.
  • Managed PM's and BA's.
  • Drove all phases of delivery.

OMNI Banking POC

Led the proof of concept of an OMNI banking platform to digitally transform both the online and mobile banking channels.

A bank that has a complex and disparate system landscape generally has an inconsistent user experience across all its channels. This projects intent was to streamline and make more consistent the client experience through the creation of e2e journeys and the selection of a vendor platform that would support them.

Retail Credit Transformation

Led the integration of an SAP-centric solution in a mortgage origination and fulfillment legacy system landscape.

Led the delivery of all integration components of the SAP CRM solution in the home equity finance business.

Voice Over IP Telephony

Led the design, architecture, and implementation of a voice over IP telephony solution.

Broadband telephony solution that allowed for wireless and landline interoperability.

Mobile Device Binding

Led the linkage of mobile devices to users to allow for fraud detection and to secure identity.

Utilizing a vendor solution, implemented mobile device to user association tagging and analysis of data to detect fraudulent behavior.
2001 - 2003

Master's Degree in Business Administration

Queens University - Kingston, Ontario

1996 - 1998

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematical Sciences

McMaster University - Toronto, Ontario

1991 - 1996

Bachelor's Degree in Physical Sciences

McMaster University - Toronto, Ontario

JANUARY 2018 - JANUARY 2021

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

International Institute of Business Analysis

DECEMBER 2017 - DECEMBER 2021

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

APRIL 2017 - APRIL 2019

Certified Product Owner

Scrum Alliance

SEPTEMBER 2016 - SEPTEMBER 2018

Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Alliance

Tools

Asana, Salesforce, Jira, Microsoft Project, MS Exchange, Trello, R, Slack, Zoom, Atlassian Suite

Platforms

Blockchain, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android, iOS

Paradigms

Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall Delivery, PMBOK, Agile, Requirements Analysis, Agile Project Management, API Architecture, Data Science, Agile Workflow, Agile Delivery, Key Performance Metrics, B2B, Agile Product Management

Industry Expertise

Financial Services, Telecommunications

Other

Mobile, Digital, Digital Transformation, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Startups, Technical Analysis, Agile Program Management, Leads, Technical Business Analysis, IT, Scrum Coaching, Agile Coaching, Digital Transformation Program Management, Waterfall Methodology, Digital Project Management, Digital Innovation, Project Planning, Technical Project Management, IT Security, Scrum Master, Governance, Request for Proposal (RFP), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), REST APIs, C++, Python, Business Analysis, Solution Architecture, Machine Learning, Fintech, Best Practices, Estimations, Training, Data Products, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Implementation, Client Services, Sprint Planning, Sprint Ceremonies, Status Updates, Business to Business (B2B), Enterprise Software, Roadmaps, Feature Backlog Prioritization

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