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IT Resume, Software Development or Technical Resume
Apple Lane ·
Any City, Any State 12345
To obtain a senior project manager position that
utilizes my experience leading software development teams on software projects
from conception through implementation and maintenance.
Experienced software development project
manager skilled in gathering and documenting requirements, developing project
plans, managing and tracking project execution, designing prototypes and
assisting with usability testing, developing and executing test scenarios,
complying with regulatory requirements including the FDA and CE Marking,
releasing products to production, and maintaining product releases. Proven
ability to draw upon experience gained in the medical device industry to utilize
formal software development methodologies and best practices. Experience
serving as a client’s main point of contact regarding needs definition, project
status and issue resolution. Skilled in communicating with internal departments
and senior management, assisting sales with site visits and product
demonstrations, and managing customer expectations. Possess a track record of
success in generating revenue, meeting project milestones, and developing
long-term relationships with clients.
ABC, Inc., Any City, Any
State, 5/01 – Present.
Internet-based solutions utilized by mortgage companies, mortgage insurance
companies, and credit unions for streamlining loan origination and fulfillment.
Project Manager, 12/03 – Present.
Reporting to the Vice
President of Solutions, responsible for leading software development teams
on customer projects as well as internally driven maintenance projects for
all ABC’s core products.
Serve as the project
manager and main customer liaison for 123, one of the company’s largest
customers, for all development projects.
Meet with customers to
determine their needs, gather and document requirements, communicate with
customers throughout the development project to manage customer
expectations, resolve issues, and provide project status.
Develop project plans,
track project execution, manage changes, develop and execute implementation
Coordinate with other
internal departments including Quality Assurance, Product Operations, and
Present to senior
executives within ABC, provide sales support by traveling to client sites,
and conduct online product demonstrations for current and prospective
Promoted to project
manager role after informally serving as the main point of contact for 123,
an important account with a history of problems.
Lead development team
projected to generate $800K in 2004 client revenue.
Earned all performance
bonuses ABC was eligible for on a key customer project by managing the
development team to ensure product uptime and problem resolution targets
Developed and executed
production launch plan for customer initiative, met customer’s acceptance
criteria which resulted in a customer milestone payment of $325K, and
brought the product into a production environment.
development project, a project to add a new product feature, from conception
through product launch, resulting in $76,000 in initial revenue as well as
an ongoing transaction-based revenue stream.
Program Manager, 6/02 –
gathering business requirements, writing technical specifications, scoping
releases, managing development and release cycles, and coordinating releases
with other departments such as Marketing and Quality Assurance.
Wrote project status
reports, developed project plans, led product demonstrations, and presented
design proposals both internally and to customers.
Scoped and delivered several releases of the
Key Product, a consumer-facing online mortgage application web site with
additional functionality for loan officers, including the pilot customer
Managed a product release with an extremely
short timeline, delivering it to Quality Assurance ahead of schedule.
Initiated an incident triage process for
prescreening incidents that was adopted as a departmental practice,
resulting in improved incident resolution times.
Served as the sole program manager who
worked directly with an external customer.
Inc., Any City, Any State, 10/99 – 5/01.
manufacturer and marketer of identification solutions.
Contract Systems Engineer
on board to define the feature set for an industrial printing system to meet
marketing requirements in two primary markets, schools and manufacturing
businesses requiring industrial safety signs.
Developed and managed
software requirements, conducted site visits, produced prototype designs,
developed and executed test scenarios, and launched product to market.
Involved with usability
testing including serving as the main point of contact for an external
usability consultant, identifying aspects of the design to be tested,
reviewing the proposed scripts, and accompanying product managers on
customer site visits.
system (Windows CE) user interface for label and sign creation software that
enabled all user interactions to be possible via a 3-inch x 5-inch touch
screen, created Visual Basic prototype, and implemented design using Visual
C++ 6.0 and eMbedded Visual C++ 3.0.
enhancements using Visual C++ 6.0 for a MS Windows application used to
create and edit labels required for compliance with regulatory standards.
processes for managing software requirements, created systems models, and
developed project documentation suite.
internationalization and localization strategies for products.
Acme, Any City, Any
State, 1997 – 1999.
Leading medical device provider in the areas of
portable ventilation, oxygen therapy systems, sleep diagnostic and sleep therapy
equipment, spirometry and other respiratory care products.
Contract System Design and Development Engineer
medical device software development methodologies as well as best practices
to demonstrate compliance to external regulatory agencies including the FDA
as well as CE Marking.
Participated in a
review for the FDA to demonstrate how every business or marketing
requirement tied to a corresponding software requirements document, impacted
the resulting design itself, and was accounted for in the test plan.
documentation suite, designed logical data model and implemented relational
database (SQL, ODBC), developed and implemented internationalization
strategies (Visual C++, MFC), and developed and executed test scenarios.
Word, Project, Visio, Excel,
PowerPoint, Visual Source Safe, Various Incident Tracking and Management Tools,
Solid understanding of software development life
cycle processes including requirements gathering, analysis and design,
development tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary
testing methodologies and deployment management. Experience with Joint
Application Design/Development (JAD), Rapid Application Development (RAD),
software project planning and management including web application development
projects, and software development process improvement.
University of Somewhere,
Any City, Any State
MS in Software Design and Development
University of Anywhere, Any
City, Any State
Ph.D. Candidate in Clinical Psychology
University of Somewhere
Else, Any City, Any State
BS in Psychology
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