Darren Peckett

  

Project Manager, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Location: Miramar, FL

754-201-6660

Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Biography

I’m a PMP certified project manager with over 14 years of managing many software development projects using Waterfall, Scrum development methodologies. My portfolio of projects range from the end to end of the following applications Web and E-Commerce, Biztalk, POS systems, Time keeping system, dining room system, Galley food order system, wine system, New ship builds, ship retrofits. I managed many small quick 2 to 3 month projects to very large multi year $8 Million dollar projects. I managed multiple project teams from 2 to 35 people in size, as well as off shore teams. My strengths also include software design, business analysis, years of software development, managing a software application service desk, client relationship management, change management, superb communication skills, and team building.

Work experience

Royal Caribbean , Project Manager
April 2011 - Present, Miramar, FL, United States
My duties include project management of 2 major Biztalk projects using a waterfall project life cycle and one using a Scrum development life cycle.

Assurant, Project Manager
April 2010 - April 2011, Miami, FL, United States
My duties include end to end project management of major projects for Assurant using a waterfall project life cycle. The projects are in the Preneed insurance space. This includes defining the project charter, performing a detailed gap analysis of existing capabilities, Cost benefit Analysis, documenting requirements, Scope statement, creating a very detailed Statement of Work (SOW), developing the WBS, developing and maintaining project budgets, time management, earned value management, reporting project status, and performing risk management.

SafetyPay, Program Manager
April 2009 - April 2010, Miami Beach, Select a State, United States
My duties include Program and project management of Web and E-Commerce projects for the company using all the PMP skills listed above. This also includes developing a complete project waterfall methodology for small to large projects, creating all the documents necessary to support the methodologies, assessing project management tools, prioritizing projects, and developing change management policies. SafetyPay is a safe and secure alternative payment solution to using credit cards online. My projects deal with high volume web applications that produce transactions with banks, POS Gateways, and merchants. Other projects are a SalesForce deployment, Capacity Planning, Business Continuity and Risk planning.

Grass Roots, PMO Director
February 2008 - December 2008, Miami Beach, FL, United States
At Grass Roots I was responsible for the Project Management Office (PMO) and a portfolio of E-commerce web software development projects for all of America. These projects were sales incentives, employee incentives, and customer loyalty applications written in JAVA for outward facing clients. Outward facing client projects were run in a well defined waterfall methodology and inward facing internal projects were run using a Scrum methodology.

Carnival Cruise Lines, Project Manager
March 1997 - October 2007, Miami, FL
At Carnival I was part of the shipboard App development group. In this group I preformed multiple lead roles from Project Manager/Portfolio Manager to software architect for the shipboard develop group. This was an all encompassing role that I successfully led many software development projects from beginning to end. I project managed many applications including: Point of Sale, Inventory, Sales Force, Food Ordering System, Galley system, Accounting system, Time Keeping system, Wine Cellar system and several ecommerce applications. I was recognized many times for my successful projects, and was very liked by the business. I consider myself a team player with strong team building capabilities