Rob Lymburner

  

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

* Fifteen years of diversified consulting experience in the fields of Information Technology (IT), Computer Systems Engineering, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) developing business, technical, and project management skills
* Experience includes: directing development and design teams in providing solutions to customer specifications, building strong client engagement bonds, establishing requirements and maintaining budgets, examining business workflows and identifying sources of operational risk, tailoring software productivity enhancements, improving systems infrastructure, technical applications support, and promoting customer relationships
* Professional skills include: stakeholder engagement, leading requirements engineering and guiding the analysis/design process, resolving complex technical issues, developing business procedures, identifying value-added solutions, providing continuous process innovation, excellent oral and written communication skills, and providing technical training and end-user support

PERSONAL STRENGTHS:

* An excellent communicator – as key point of contact and customer liaison, able to clearly communicate objectives, manage conflict resolution, and articulate requirements to management, development, and design teams
* Technical credibility with exceptional documentation and presentation capabilities
* Positive leadership with methodical work habits and detailed organizational ability, maintaining team focus on scope and manage stakeholders expectations
* Empathetic to the needs of customers, stakeholders, and team members
* Ability to work effectively under pressure utilizing advanced problem-solving skills

EDUCATION:

* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification – February 2010
* Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – March 2010
* M.B.A. Technology Management (MBA/TM) – The University of Phoenix, July 2006, GPA: 3.9
* B.S. Mechanical Engineering (BSME) – Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA) May 1995, with F.E. certification
* Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) courses and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

OPERATIONAL SKILLS:

* Strong technical background, proven leadership skills, and enthusiastic demeanor ensure organizational and customer success
* Project management skills include conducting system audits, defining projects, managing scope and customer expectations, designing project plans to determine resource requirements, tracking task assignments, developing work breakdown structure (WBS), identifying opportunities to cross-sell solutions, and directing efforts of team members
* Professional manner in addressing customer needs, identifying value-added services and/or software, and establishing customer buy-in to proposed solutions
* Able to investigate and understand root cause of problems, develop and implement solutions, and achieve objectives on time and within budget
* Comfortable accepting role as team player or team leader. Recognize importance of utilizing appropriate role for working either collaboratively with the customer, assuming role of directing project operations or acting in a specialist role at customer discretion
* Analyze existing customer infrastructure, business processes, and systems
* Gather and analyze requirements, establish traceability matrices, develop customer proposal and relevant specification documentation