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Emilie Rusch


Project Manager

Location: Appleton, WI


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


Work experience

Omni Resources, IT Project Manager
February 2015 - Present, Appleton, Wi, US
Provide program oversight to assigned clients, as well as project management services to our customers.Build a trusted relationship with those clients and have overall responsibility to ensure our team delivers each project with the highest quality, on-time and on-budget. The role includes acting as the Scrum Master for my teams and clients. Major Areas of Responsibility: • Develop and manage project budgets • Define and manage project scope • Manage project deliverables against timeline • Manage the backlog and burn down • Strengthen the client relationship • Continuous Internal Process Improvement • Resource management • Engage appropriate QA resources • Manage client expectations

Omni Resources, Business Analyst
November 2014 - February 2015, Appleton, Wisconsin, US
Provide Business Analysis and Quality Assurance services to clients in the Fox Valley, Madison and Milwaukee. Projects involve a variety of technical stacks including:.Net, K2, Kentico, Java, PHP, BI and Mobile. • End user focused throughout Quality Assurance process, providing suggestions to improve overall experience and design • Create test plans to achieve desired documentation of results and help set testing standards • Facilitating requirements sessions with internal stakeholders to document and progress internal initiatives • Acting as Product Owner on behalf of client

Advance America, Enhancements Manager
April 2011 - October 2014, Spartanburg, SC, US
Primary responsibility was acting as the sole liaison between the business and software development teams. This included my role as the Scrum Product Owner on two development teams across six different point of sale systems. In addition, my role also encompassed being the Operations Manager for our corporate office which includes but is not limited to the following duties: • Managing and maintaining the small enhancement request log • Chairing the committee that determines priority for all work • Facilitating various requirements sessions with all departments to capture the business needs of the requestor and other applicable stakeholders • Responsible for providing official communications to field management for each release • Coordinate non-technology work in support of projects (shipments, trainings, etc.) • Continually communicate to executives on the progress of each sprint, project and the company’s overall work stream • Provide, coordinate and oversee the user acceptance efforts for all work streams • Supervise multiple User Acceptance Analysts to ensure all job duties are fulfilled and that quality standards are met • Coordinate or facilitate post deployment verification on all released software • Act as Operations representative for project work requirements and design


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