Since 1998 I have developed dozens of web applications focusing on a wide-range of industries including custom search engines, affiliate marketing, real estate solutions and worker safety. As an autodidact, I pride myself on learning new technologies and continually improving my skill-set. As a freelancer, I believe in professionalism, clean code and representing my craft to the highest degree possible. On the server-side, Laravel is my current PHP framework of choice, although I am comfortable working with Zend, CodeIgniter, Cake and Yii. For the database layer, I have 14 years of experience with MySQL. On the client-side, I prefer jQuery, Backbone and Twitter Bootstrap. Although I am not a graphic designer, I know my way around the Adobe software suite. I write standard compliant HTML5 and CSS3. I have an eye for useable, clean and obvious functionality. I have experience with many APIs, including Amazon, Box.net, Infusionsoft, Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, eWay, Authorize.net and Google. I can write APIs from scratch and give your application a RESTful interface. I am seeking opportunities to build custom web applications from the ground up or taking an existing code base and improving upon it.
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Value delivery through Business focus, Lean thinking, and Project Management discipline. Process Improvement is in my DNA. I possess deep experience and professionalism without overhead. A sample of my offerings: * Business Process Improvement - Applying Lean Thinking to Business, startup through Fortune 500, to improve value stream. * Project Management Services - Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 8 years experience running multiple simultaneous complex projects at Fortune 500 companies in US. * Agile Project Management - Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and PMI Credentialed Agile Certified Practitioner delivering effective and efficient project management using the revolutionary principles in Agile and Lean thinking. * Agile Training & Coaching - Teaching fundamentals and applied techniques via Physical and Virtual classrooms. On-site coaching services available for development teams, IT leaders, and executives needing help transitioning to Agile. * Project Management Training - Classroom and internet instruction on project management topics, including PMP exam prep, Agile, Scrum, & PMI-ACP exam prep. * Information Technology Strategy & Services - Tool selection and implementation, SaaS delivery, & infrastructure management capabilities, built over 15+ years in software development, production support, and infrastructure management at the enterprise scale.
* Do you need assistance turning your ideas into a business? * Are you struggling with how to manage a project successfully from concept to cash? * Are you already running a project and feel like you're surrounded by chaos? I have helped individuals and groups of all sizes to improve their bottom line by reducing the time it takes to move from the birth of an idea to the delivery of business value by applying a fusion of powerful techniques such as Lean & Agile. My objective is to bring my experience, skill and energetic approach to a wider spectrum of people and organisations, such as yourself, by virtually assisting you to achieve your outcomes. And to have a bit o' fun too :)
Senior Project Manager with 13+ years experience - direction, coordination, implementation, execution, quality control and completion of web projects. Agile Project Manager / Certified ScrumMaster / Accredited Kanban Practitioner. Agile Coach. Jira Admin Expert & Trainer. Axure wireframing expert. Reliable agile professional with 5000+ hours at odesk and perfect feedbacks, I have experience in the full cycle of project management, including but not limited to: - clients communication, requirements gathering, proposal building - software architect / UI designer / wireframing: hotgloo, balsamiq and axure - project documentation building - functional specifications, diagrams etc. - programming teams management and supervising - onsite and offsite - design teams management and supervising - onsite and offsite - quality assurance teams management; high level quality assurance by myself; browsers compatibilities experience - building company standards, methodologies and practices - basic PHP / MySQL / HTML / CSS skills. I have been a successful PHP programmer in the beginning of my carrier. - experience with different project management and issues/bugs management softwares and online tools - defining goals, managing team time and staying within the budget; monitoring and analyzing progress; business management - project management methodologies / practices: Waterfall, Iterative Waterfall, Agile / Scrum / Kanban / Scrumban, Continuous Integration I hold Master of Science in Computer Sciences. I have excellent English, which I have studied in Florida State University. I also know French and some Russian. 60+ perfect feedbacks prove the quality of my work. They can be shown on request.
HOURLY PROJECTS ONLY, Please! And no time wasters too, please! I work ONLY with clients that have both a professional attitude as well as a prompt payment ability. Hi: Thank you for taking a few moments to glance over my oDesk profile. I possess an excellent command of English (it happens to be my native language!), verifiable accredited U.S. qualifications, authentic Fortune 10/100 work experience, as well as a powerful portfolio of specializations, skills, experience, and capabilities. Although I've passed over 90 oDesk tests and more than 27 Brainbench tests, I regularly add new skills to my portfolio. AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Advanced Project, Program and Portfolio Management (SCPM - Stanford) Business Consulting - Leadership, Management, and Technnological Management of technology Organizational Behavior Organization Design General Management Business Analysis Systems Analysis Marketing: Penetration of new market segments Design of Tests and Examinations - including Psychometric Evaluation Quality Management (CMQ/OE: ASQ Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence) Quality Engineering (CQE: ASQ Certified Quality Engineer) Software Quality Assurance (CSQE: ASQ Certified software Quality Engineer) CMMI ISO 9001, SPICE, TickIT and other Quality Standards SDLC / Agile Software Development Methodologies Software Technologies and Development Environments Multidisciplinary Training - Individual and Groups GRE and GMAT Examinations Coaching I have a working knowledge of a broad range of software across a wide range of industry segments (general management, international quality systems standards formulation, market penetration, manufacturing, financial services, customer service, training, software development, systems implementation, systems analysis, systems certification and accreditation), together with primary and secondary research capabilities. As far back as 1994, I designed, developed and successfully implemented across several sites, a Refinanced Loan Management System (RLMS) while serving as the joint Management Information Systems Expert and Computer systems Specialist for the SFLCP project funded by the International Fund for Agriculture of the United Nations (UN / IFAD) and the Canadian International Development Agency. During the relatively short period of July 1996 to September 1997, I designed, developed, and successfully implemented what was probably the world's first ISO 9001-compliant Quality Management System that allowed new technology platforms to be added without the need for immediate re-certification. What all this means to you is that you finally have the ability to economically hire someone who is quite comfortable delving into even the smallest details while simultaneously monitoring the "big picture," ensuring you get the most from whatever your assignment requires. Of course, I prefer to work with clients who look forward to taking their companies to the next level in terms of performance, profitability, as well as corporate responsibility. Stay tuned for new skills, technologies and achievements that I will be adding to my portfolio in the very near future. Sincerely, Prasanna L.L. Prasanna Ranatunga SCPM(Stanford) AICM ASQ CSQE CMQ/OE CQA CQE Member, Executive Survey Panel, McKinsey & Co., New York First Country Counselor for Sri Lanka, American Society for Quality (ASQ) Chief Proctor, ASQ Examinations in Sri Lanka Senior Member, American Society for Quality (ASQ) SCPM (Advanced Project/Program Management), Stanford University, CA, U.S.A.: ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) ASQ Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CQM/OE) ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) SLSI Certified and experienced ISO 9000 Consultant (multiple industry segments) AICM(Sri Lanka) - Credit Management SSI Certified in Java-based Web Technologies (SSI / APTECH India) GRE / GMAT / SAT Examinations Coach
Professional Website: http://www.prozaro.com Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shehryarkhan I work with clients to help them in their project needs, provide advisory and execute on delivering value. 8+ years of Management and IT consulting experience in Fortune 100 and Start-ups, providing advisory to increase revenue, cut costs and improve efficiency. Project Management / Business process analysis / Lean Six Sigma / Business & strategic planning / Marketing Plan / Supply Chain Operations / Human Capital (HR) Strategy / Business Case development / QA / CRM / Technical writing / Process Re-engineering / Financial Analysis / RFP/RFI/Proposal writing Web Development / Domain registration / Blogging / Content writing / SEO
Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt (BSi Certified) Create excel dashboards and analysis tools ranging from very simple to highly complex. Provide solutions to business issues you have to help you active business goals. More than just programming but also providing solution after working in some large corporations, I understand what businesses need and want. Highly skilled in most statistical tools. Advanced Microsoft Office user. VBA/Excel/Powerpoint/Access/SQL/Word Minitab/Visio/ Can create excel dashboards and tools to high specification and deliver basically anything the customer needs. Also will help with consulting to provide a solution that maybe better suited.
I have been working as a business consultant & project manager across various companies including a US retail giant & a few UK based travel & entertainment industries. My work involves interfacing with product owners & other business stakeholders to understand & advice on business strategy. I have enabled clients delivery & manage software applications & products right from inception of the idea till deployment using Agile & Lean techniques & best practices. This involves collaborating with the business to draw out the products journey to meet business goals, along with managing a team of developers & testers to get the product delivered. Facilitating workshops, release planning, managing expectations with stakeholders etc. have been among some of the areas of my focus. Working in a distributed environment (where the client & delivery team are not co-located) & ensuring delivery has been my forte. I have a degree in Computer Science & since I have been working closely with the IT/engineering groups, understanding & managing technical expectations has been part of my repertoire.
Over the last 6 years I've developed dozens of excel based solutions for both the U.S. Military and the private sector -- macros, databases, userforms, Microsoft Powerpoint/Word/Outlook integration, etc. I believe we should all work smarter, not harder and I aim to provide intuitive solutions that make my clients more efficient. My core competency lies in my attention to detail and creative solutions to difficult problems. I'm looking to add my experience and expertise to help your team become more efficient so that you can spend less time manipulating data and more time adding value.