Background: Electrical engineer with experience in all aspects of product development from concept through production, including hardware design, software development, & system integration. Senior development & test engineer for major defense & telecom companies. Specialties: • Custom software and hardware for measurements and test automation • Software: Labview, MS Excel w/ VBA, C (libraries and console applications only) • Manufacturing process troubleshooting & root cause analysis
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Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.
Demonstrated excellence with over 14 years of success in Information Technology and Management. Areas of expertise and passionate about: - Business Analysis - Requirements Engineering - Business Process Management and Improvement - Systems Improvement With significant work experience, and strong knowledge and skills in: - Project/Program Management - Strategic Planning - Software Development Regularly selected for the most challenging initiatives, in previous engagements and currently as a self-employed consultant.
Seasoned Business Analyst, Business Analysis Trainer/Mentor and Process/BPM Consultant with extensive IT/Business experience across global clients (of varied size and industries). Experience of working across many parts and cultures across the globe such as the India, U.S., U.K., Germany, Australia. Experience of training in Business Analysis and CBAP preparation across individual or small batches from the US, UK. Also have experience of training large size batches from multinational management consultancy and technology services. Proud to be Certified Business Analysis Professional™ (CBAP®) and happy to be ODesk endorsed as Top Rated Consultant. My objective is to continue excelling as Senior Business Analyst/Consultant while adding value to my clients during various phases of a project such as: • Extensive interaction with key stakeholders like users, senior leaders and vendor representatives. • Keeping tabs on governance/quality of organization-wide RFPs/requirements from various application domains, while functioning as the lead on requirements management process team • Active participation and contribution in stream leader meetings • Planning and actively participating in various workshops on solution concepts, scope, requirements analysis and detailed level functional requirements, gap analysis and design • BPA (Business Process Analysis) and improvement. Creation of As-Is end-to-end process maps highlighting the key processes, data(domain) models, rules and improvement opportunities • Creation of extensive documentation of requirements (new/enhancements) in the form of data and business process models, dashboard designs, use cases, user interface models (wireframes/mock-ups) or screen definitions, worksheets containing critical information like user groups and performance requirements • Assisting IT staff (including outsourced teams) in technical design, testing strategy, test case reviews/testing/QA. Creation of acceptance tests on behalf of business teams • Active participation in overall project planning, status tracking, document control, traceability and post closure activities • Extensive QA/testing and reviews of partner integration B2B transactions (data) to ensure those are per specs • Creating Message Implementation Guides (MIGs) for various interfaces including critical business processes related to Advance Shipment Notice (ASN/ 3B2) and Milestone updates (3B3)s • Designing client specific BPM Methodology based on industry best practices • Training and mentoring in the area of Business Analysis, CBAP-CCBA exam preparation, BPM/BRMS, Quality guidelines and process expertise. Successfully trained batches in the US, Canada and India • Member of Business Process and Data CoE (Centre of Excellence) team for a top tier client’s eBusiness team Professional Highlights: • Over the past 17 years , I have worked in all stages of SDLC, using different methodologies such as waterfall, agile, incremental. During all these years, I have contributed in wide variety of engagements as Business Analyst. I have in depth knowledge of BABOK framework. • I have specialized expertise in process improvement areas such as Business Process management Systems(BPMS), Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), Business Rules management Systems (BRMS), EAI and B2B based integrations. • I have worked with several US, UK and Australia based MNCs (such as Motorola, Genworth Financial, Capital One, British Telecom to name a few) on various IT engagements. While building my career expertise, I have lived and worked in India, U.S., Australia, U.K. and in Germany. As part of my odesk based consulting I have worked with several diversified clients located across U.S. Canada, Australia, Sweden and Dubai. • I have wide variety of business domain experience such as end to end Supply Chain, Trading, Insurance, Risk, Telecom, Performance Monitoring, in general web based systems, and ERP processes related to Sales, Inventory, Purchase and Logistics. I have also worked in the same role with small scale businesses as well, plus I have experience creating a small b2C online business setup. • Come from very strong technical and engineering background. Primary specialties include cloud computing, SOA and web-services, J2EE, client-server, .NET • I am certified NLP Practitioner from Australia and have skills to train/coach on the same as well. • Last but not the least- I have worked with global teams in completely remote model or partly remote model successfully for almost 5 years altogether. I have managed to do so successfully with regular communication and sharing updates, using remote access tools such as VPN, skype, teamviewer, GotoMeeting, WebEx along with appropriate preparation for the meetings and presentations. And yes, of course with help of great teams I have worked with.
Andrew Greenwood Agency Contractor
I am a user experience consultant with a history of working with startups and world famous brands across multiple industries to define ideas, identify audiences and blueprint user interfaces. You can view my portfolio at: www.wearefuego.com My LinkedIn profile is here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andygreenwood2009 Expert in understanding your audience and modelling solutions to meet their requirements up to wireframe prototype level. Comfortable with producing deliverables and documentation for commercial and technical audiences with communication skills developed through working with a range of organisations from blue chip to start up.
Holly DeWolf Agency Contractor
My passion is all things user related. Call it what you will; usability, user research, user-centered design, interaction design, I figure out what the user wants and needs and turn otherwise complex concepts into excellent user experiences. With 6 years of experience in the field I have a broad range of capabilities. I've designed, moderated and analyzed a myriad of user research projects including: -Focus Groups -User Interviews -Card Sorts -Heuristic Reviews -Usability Studies (including "Gorilla" testing) I also have extensive interaction design experience creating UI mockups, storyboards and interactive prototypes for a variety of users and industries including the federal government.
I am a hands-on Project Manager with 15 years experience developing bespoke web & mobile solutions for small through to enterprise customers within the Financial Services and Telecommunications industry. Passionate about technology and good user interface design. Computer Science background, specialising in Java. Very strong documentation skills. http://au.linkedin.com/in/beckwest/ - Project estimation, planning & scheduling - Quotation and Statement of Work creation and review - Business & Technical specification creation and review - Test documentation creation, review and execution - UX design and wireframing - Document formatting and template editing - RFI & RFP creation & review
Over the last 14 years I have produced 30 eLearning courses, authored 15,000 pages of telecommunications user manuals (print and help), and designed the information architecture for 6 telecommunications firms technical publications and learning environments including converting classroom led training into eLearning, virtual classroom, and virtual lab/simulations. I also designed and ran a 3 implementations of single sourcing authoring for user manuals and training using DITA 1.2 XML. I have also participated and designed information architectures for intranets primarily in the SharePoint 2007/2010/O365 environment. I am conversant in creating ontologies/taxonomies for metadata management and converting these into information models and operationalizing the ontology into content. For the purpose of developing 4 new information development tools, I have participated in the gathering of user requirements/task analysis, created software design mockups and use cases, and providing testing and design feedback to the developers. I also designed the information development environment for technical publications for these 4 software products. As a university lecturer in military history and politics, I have taught over 1500 students, edited at least 3,000 papers and designed 2 courses. I have taught live in the classroom, virtually (webinar) and via asynchronous LMS (TopClass, Desire2Learn, and Blackboard).
Has more than 5 years experience in software development (Functional Specifications, Business Analysis, Systems Analysis and Project Management). Familiar with application development strategies and specialises in Agile development in particular. Knows a bit about problem solving and Scalability too. Passionate about Usability and User Interface design. Loves typography and minimalist designs. "Does" domaining for fun and loves football. If you've dreamt of a business, if you have an idea which involves IT (software, mobile and web applications) and you are not sure where and how to get started, how to make that dream come true; gimme a shout and I might be able to help you with that.