Malathy S

Project Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 08844


Project Manager


Hillsborough, NJ

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Skills summary * Product development and Management including Release and Deployment Management. * Experienced in various project management methodologies such as lean Agile, SCRUM, traditional waterfall, Iterative and other hybrid methodologies such as Kanban. * Custom Software development: SDLC, software design, development, implementation and post implementation support * Mobile development using API and Mobile UI with Android and IOS. * Proficient in project planning, estimations, budgeting, requirements gathering and analysis and incorporating in business requirement document (BRD), documenting use cases, business process flows, lessons learned * Well experienced in EDI (X12 and EDIFACT), Data analysis, XML, MS SQL Server Stored Procedures, and Data Modelling, SQL tuning, troubleshooting and problem analysis. technical proficieny * MS Project for Project planning, budgeting and execution * Collaborate on Teamworks and Sharepoint * Team foundation server (TFS) for Project work breakdown, user stories and execution tracking * MS Visio for Business process flows * Axure for Screen mocks ups and presentations * Biz Talk, Altova for EDI * Erwin for data modelling and analysis * SQL Query Analyzer for SQL Server data analysis and development * Toad, SQL Navigator and SQL Plus for Oracle data analysis and development. * Well versed with other software such as MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Access, VS 2013 * Worked with databases such as Oracle 9i, 8i and 7.x, SQL Server 2000 thru 2014 * Familiar with Asp dot net (2.5 thru 4.5), Web API, HTML5 and MVC frameworks Profressional Experience Sep 2012 - Present Product Manager - software development, Advent Intermodal Solutions LLC. Product manager and product owner overseeing multiple projects as well as the company's core product enhancements and new implementations. ( using Agile/Waterfall (hybrid) approach. Working with aggressive deadlines and demands, have used the Critical chain project management to meet the tough dates and demands and at times Kanban methodologies to control and enhance the project scope and quality. Representative Projects - * is a hosted web solution that allows intermodal customers to manage truck registries, appointments, dispatching, chassis rental billing, and fee payment. Supply chain teams use to share data and connect with one another, thus providing accurate, timely data and services to all team members from one central location. This solution is currently being upgraded and enhanced for Mobile platform and a country wide solution for Gate appointment system with SMS technology. * Mobile solutions for the company's core product eModal. Tracking the availability for the containers for the trucking community which will enable the efficiency for the terminals to manage the movement of containers to and fro. The next solution that is in the market is for enhancing the availability of the containers to provide a port wide Appointment system and speed gate (auto in gate) check in's. Android and IOS applications developed in house and 3rd party vendors. * PMV- Port of Metro Vancouver project is an ongoing web based solution hosted on Azure that address the findings of the common data interface needs and assessment, and detail the characteristics and system components. The next phases are intelligent pre-advice and appointments for truckers and Operations management. * Port of NYNJ needs a web based solution to view the location and status of import container (s), Booking Inquiry and watch lists, Empty container management and Vessel schedule. These inquiries can be performed directly or via data integration with a host system Responsibilities include- * Leading a team of 2 Solution architects, PMA, BA, 4 onsite team leads and offsite delivery manager with 28 offshore developers and QA testers. * Working with the product sponsor, stakeholders, and customers in constant pursuit of product features and understanding market needs. * Responsible for product planning (Master plans and sub project plans) and budgeting and estimations, implementation, strategize use cases and stress testing, plan, schedule and lead the deliverables to all the environments. Manage risk register and mitigation plans. * Provide Release notes (Feature sets) to Product sponsor and community, issue a lessons learned document with recommendations on business process improvement, Risk management, scope creep and project delays, if any. * Creating Business process flows and streamlining to performance oriented deliverables * Daily SCRUM with Product delivery manager and development team leads * Lead the fit gaps, Scoping, requirements, design and data modelling sessions with internal and external stakeholders. 2006 - 2012 Project Manager, Advent Intermodal Solutions LLC Mitsui o.s.k line (Global ace and Euro marine logistics projects, A web based application that provided a complete back office system for RoRo carriers of Mitsui O.S.K Lines was developed and implanted. This was then was enhanced and built into a new application for their short seas operations, Euro marine logistics. The modules and operations included were, Quotes and Contract management, Creations of Bookings and Bills of lading, Invoicing and an SSRS Reporting module. EDI services included EDIFact and XML structures. Responsibilities included - * Lead a team of 7 onsite developers and 1 QA tester. * Managed multiple projects with different set of stakeholders for developing and supporting the applications. * Responsible for delivering the project iteratively using waterfall/Iterative hybrid approach. * Lead the requirements gathering, documentation, design and implementation. * Project status updates to clients and stakeholders. * Acted as a business analyst and trouble shooter. * Hands-on in the production environment on data analysis. * Planned and scheduled deployments to QA, UAT and Production environments * Coordinated and successfully implemented data center migrations from Europe to US (NJ) multiple times * Acted as a liaison to facilitate requirement session between the US and Europe office of the clients. 2005 - 2006 Project Manager, Advent Intermodal Solutions LLC ITS and Ceres An EDI solution was built and integrated to communicate XML and Flat files to and from Stevedore and terminal operators. Responsibilities included - * Lead a team of 4 onsite developers and QA testers for multiple clients ITS and CERES for their client server applications. * Project planning, estimation and implementation using waterfall approach. * Support maintenance and plan and schedule deployments to terminals and local ports. * Acted as client liaison and provided status updates to stakeholders. 2000 - 2004 Business/Database Analyst, Advent Intermodal Solutions LLC Kline - GAPP (Global Application) project Worked as Business/Database Analyst in a large size globally implemented project for 'K-line', a leading international shipping company. This project was a custom development product, which began in September 2000 and then moved on to the maintenance/support mode. As part of a 40 member development team, involved in requirements gathering, communications with customers from across the globe, requirement and system analysis, communications with the development team, PL/SQL development for certain packages, Performance and data analysis and help in testing. Responsibilities included - * Requirement Gathering as part of requirements gathering team * Requirement analysis * Gap analysis * Developed process flow and data flow diagrams * Communications with customer stakeholders and developers * Writing technical specifications * Writing views, PL/SQL Packages and triggers as part of Database team. * Production data analysis/troubleshooting * Supporting project manager with the task and requirements tracking * Helping with testing team 1997 - 1999 MIS Executive, Birla Global Finance Ltd., Mumbai, India Worked as a MIS Executive and was involved in the maintenance of Costing and Accounts Systems using Developer 2000 with Oracle 7.1 Database which was later upgraded to Oracle 7.3. The system was initially in FOXPRO 2.0 and then later converted into Oracle based application. Apart from a Complete Costing Module this System had a provision to maintain Fixed Asset Registers and interfaced with the Financial Accounting Module which gave data feeds of the client's financial information. Responsibilities included the following: * Main customer stakeholder for the technical team * Writing business requirements * Coordinating with other business users for requirements gathering * Developing customized reports for costing analysis. * Creating reports for Balance Sheet Preparations and Profit & Loss statements, Activity Wise Profitably analysis, and analysis of budgeted Vs actual 1996 - 1997 MIS Office, Dalal Consultants, Mumbai, India Worked in the MIS Department of Dalal Consultants, an engineering consultancy firm based on Mumbai. * Responsibilities include preparing Monthly Billing Receipts & Payments Report, Outstanding receivables, Taxation. 1992 - 1996 Assistant Cost Accountant, Milton Ltd., Mumbai, India * Worked as a Cost Accountant for Milton Ltd., Which is dealing Garment exports. The Job responsibilities included Cost Analysis / Pricing, Ratio Analysis, Factory Visits for Inventory.