|Desired Industry: Computer Software/Programming
|Desired Job Location: Portland, Oregon
||Date Posted: 2/2/2010
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 02/02/2010
|Desired Wage: $85,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: JD
||Willing to Relocate: No
PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PROFESSIONAL
Experienced project manager with successful track record of solving business problems and organizing projects, meeting expectations, and delivering projects on-time and on-budget. Innovative professional with proven ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems while providing consistent and professional communications to both internal and external clients.
Certified ScrumMaster and expert in Agile Requirements gathering.
Demonstrated skill in organizing workflow from group planning sessions through implementation. and capitalizing on primary competencies of technical and design teams.
Led product development within aggressive time frames, limited budgets, and limited resources.
Skilled at defining and positioning product strategy.
Innovative approach to product development through leveraging and incorporating technology and services from strategic business partnerships.
Consistently exceed customer expectations by understanding unique business requirements and incorporating them into products that genuinely solve business problems.
Expert proficiency in all Microsoft and Apple Office Suite Programs (Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Access, Power Point, Front Page, and Publisher) as well as Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia Dreamweaver. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint and VersionOne SCRUM software.
Certified Scrum Master
Scrum Alliance, Bellevue, WA, 2009
Agile Requirements Training
Software Association of Oregon/Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 2009
CALIBRE Systems, Inc. Sept. 2009 Jan. 2010
Hired by Installation and Land Management Systems Director to introduce SCRUM processes and requirements gathering to define and manage expectations in a consultant capacity.
Performed detailed analysis of four major software projects to determine current software development methodologies across the Directorate.
Provided detailed Project Plan to executive management to assist in transition to Microsoft Solutions Framework for CMMI Level 2 compliance.
EthicsPoint, Inc. Oct. 2007 Sept. 2009
Managed the development of Enterprise level SaaS application for top governance, risk, and compliance software company.
Successful track record utilizing Agile SDLC methodology (requirements gathering, estimation of scope of work, UX design, implementation, use case testing, and deployment) for multiple software teams for two software products, with 5-6 engineers per team including developers, designers, testers, business analysts and technical writers.
Concurrently managed 3-6 projects of 1 month to 18 months duration. Introduced SCRUM methodology and requirements gathering to define and manage expectations.
Budgets handled were $750,000-$1.5 mil per project.
Continual measuring of performance to plan, actuals vs. baseline, goals to roadmap utilizing VersionOne project planning software.
Conducted daily SCRUM meetings to identify potential risk /slip and change variance from plan, implement cost effective solutions to manage contingencies.
Tracked and managed software and maintenance releases/products across the company.
Maintained internal SharePoint repository for Release Management and roadmap.
Primary interface between executive management, product development and cross functional teams.
Familiar with client-server, database, SaaS and web technologies and multiple software development processes including waterfall, agile, SCRUM, XP and PAIR development.
Hands on daily management of project to milestones and validated all projects for completeness.
Law Clerk/Contract Administration July 2006 Oct. 2007
Instrumental in providing support to the legal department for all aspects of the business including recruiting and Human Resources. Assisted in contracts administration and review, conducted legal research, assisted with the document management and retention program; and provided additional legal support to various departments within the company.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP. Sept. 2001 July 2006
Marketing Coordinator/Project Manager
Hired by partners to create a new and compelling marketing strategy including brand development and marketing communications. Planned and developed firm intranet, internet content, and website maintenance. Initiated and oversaw creation of an on-line Office Policies and Procedures web and creation and maintenance of a database of firm library holdings. Wrote, edited, and researched various firm publications and policy/procedural manuals throughout the firm including: Docketing, Maintenance Fees, Office Policies, Firm Biographies, and Benefit Summaries.
Portland Community College - Sylvania June 1999 Present
Teach multiple levels of Technical Writing, Composition, Creative Writing, and Literature.
WR 227 Technical Writing WR 241 Creative Writing Fiction
WR 115 Expository Writing WR 242 Creative Writing - Poetry
WR 121 English Composition ENG 105 Introduction to Drama
WR 122 Logic and Argumentation ENG 106 Introduction to Poetry
WR 123 Research Papers ENG 250 International Political Poetry
ENG 256 Introduction to Myth & Folklore
Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon, 2007
MASTER OF ARTS Western Classical Literature
St. Johns College, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1994
BACHELOR OF ARTS International Relations
American University, Washington, D.C., 1992
Proficient in all MS office applications.
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