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Susan Hunt

  

Senior Project Manager, STG Inc.

Location: Reston, VA


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Certified ScrumMaster

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SUSAN E. HUNT PMP

43331 Parlor Square · Ashburn, VA 20147

703-729-9828 (h) 703-795-0439 (m) · huntshl@aol.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Results-oriented professional with a demonstrated twenty year record of delivering enterprise technology solutions  and  creating value by leading diverse teams for multi-technology projects in .NET and UNIX environments over the full project life cycle. 

  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies.

  • Manage high risk efforts with proven success leading large scale application development and infrastructure initiatives to consistently deliver on time and within budget.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • B.S. in Business/Marketing:  American University, Kogod School of Business, Washington, DC

  • Certifications: Project Management Professional, Certified Scrum Master

  • Member, Project Management Institute, Washington DC Chapter

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SKILLS

  • Program/Project Management for full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Customized and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Solutions
  • Infrastructure enhancements
  • Budgets/Forecasts
  • Resource allocation
  • Statements of Work (SOWs) and Teaming Agreements (TAs)
  • Team Leadership & Development
  • Senior Executive Presentations
  • RFP Responses
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Process Improvements
  • Problem solving skills, identifying issues, exploring alternatives, and agreeing on solutions
  • Client Relations
  • Vendor Relations
  • Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) relationships

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

STG INC.

Reston, VA

Senior Project Manager

April 2015 - Present

Capstone Corporation                                                                                                                                     Alexandria, VA

IT Risk Project Manager                                                                                                      June 2014 – March 2015

Managed project and enterprise risks for US Army Information Technology Agency (ITA), Enterprise Management.  Identified risks at the ITA governance boards and directed risk response agents for timely mitigation efforts.  Worked with project managers to identify and mitigate risks, modifying project plans to include risk mitigation tasks, durations and resources.

  • Established Enterprise Risk Management Committee to review enterprise risks, mitigation plans and elevate salient risks to the ITA executive level.

  • Created Enterprise Risk Management Plan and Enterprise Risk Management Standards and Procedures.

  • Wrote requirements and managed software development of agency Enterprise Risk Management tool.

  • Monitored project risks and ensure successful delivery of mitigation strategies.

    • Managed software development lifecycle using Waterfall methodology.

      Escher Group Limited                                                                                                                                         Vienna, VA

      Senior Project Manager                                                                                               October 2012 – August 2013

      Served as Senior Project Manager for Escher’s “Riposte” COTS solution to provide the Next Generation Retail System Software (NG RSS) to the United States Postal Service.  Conducted client meetings with business analysts and the development team for User Story reviews to focus on the Riposte solution advantages.  Managed delivery of User Stories to ensure timeliness for sprint development efforts.

  • Directed a team of business analysts in developing User Stories for sprints in the agile full software development lifecycle using the Scrum framework.

  • Presented final User Story solutions to the client for client acceptance.

  • Managed Extract Transform and Load (ETL) projects for mapping of data transactions to back-end data marts.

  • Used project management best practices, allocated resources and estimated work durations, putting rigorous controls and checkpoints in place to monitor an $8M budget, maximizing delivery success and minimizing delivery risk.

    Citizant                                                                                                                                                   Chantilly, VA

    Senior Project Manager                                                                                                           February 2012 – October 2012

    As Senior Project Manager for Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), reported to the Deputy Chief Information Officer on the implementation of an integrated COTS solution to bar code Immigration Courts Records of Proceeding.  Successfully delivered bar code printing solution to four of the largest Immigration Courts, resolving challenging schedule conflicts.

  • Directed subcontractors for the full software development lifecycle of agile software development and infrastructure tasks, created and monitored resource levels of effort, and adjusted schedules to deliver projects on time and within a $5M budget.

  • Gathered client’s requirements and worked with COTS vendor for product enhancements.

  • Engaged with COTR to approve of change requests that modified the terms and conditions of the COTS Vendor contract.

  • Presented Program Management Reviews (PMR’s) to the client on a monthly basis.

    EMC Corporation, Public Sector                                                                                                          McLean, VA

    Senior Project Manager                                                                                                 June 2011 – January 2012

    Managed the life cycle of complex projects from solution definition through delivery. Implemented FDIC’s Rational Unified Process (RUP) and associated unified modeling language (UML) to create abstract models of systems. Served as the primary interface to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Deputy CIO, vendors and all EMC personnel.

  • Successfully created and presented the MS Office 2010 Upgrade strategy to FDIC stakeholders for “Go/No Go” decision.

  • Managed the FDIC Exchange 2010 Migration project and related network and storage infrastructure upgrades and “New Initiatives” projects.

  • Prepared project performance reviews to deliver project quality, within $1M cost and on schedule.

    STG INC.                                                                                                                                        Warrenton, VA

    Project Director                                                                                                               October 2008 – June 2011

    Served as a senior level manager on a major systems engineering and integration $14M DOD Army contract. Primary duties included multiple contract task order management for the development and production lifecycle of command and control platform systems. Served as Acting Program Manager for four months.

  • Monitored, controlled and resolved issues for all aspects of each task to include labor assignments for 80 full time employees, schedule performance, financial reviews and reports, and forecasted to achieve budget and schedule goals.

  • Directed activities to include program control, systems engineering, production, quality assurance, and logistics support.

  • Prepared and presented Program Management reviews to senior management and to the client COTR.

    CYBERDATA TECHNOLOGIES                                                                                                     Herndon, VA

    Senior Project Manager                                                                                             August 2006 – December 2007

    Transitioned project from incumbent and managed the “One Stop Suite” project for the General Services Administration’s Public Building Services. Directed 6 software development initiatives using RUP for development of GSA’s large and complex data systems, modeling data systems using UML. Devised and deployed innovative strategies to optimize the delivery of data repository related front-end applications and 17 data gateway interfaces that enabled repository script extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes. These projects supported the back end data warehouse from which business intelligence was derived.

  • Delivered projects on time and within $5M budget to GSA senior staff by leveraging SDLC expertise.

  • Prepared and presented monthly financial reviews to GSA senior management and COTR review.

  • Directed staff and work efforts including reviews of requirements, interfaces, infrastructure re-design, test plans, and requirements traceability matrices.

    BLUE CANOPY                                                                                                                                                Reston, VA

    Senior Project Manager                                                                                                     June 2005 – August 2006

    Managed projects for AOL Premium Services Education products unit, including “Step-by-Step Math” and “Writing Wizard.”  Conferred with AOL senior stakeholders to establish needs-compliant solutions and to devise schedules/budget. Leveraged resources to deliver necessary enhancements to the AOL billing system for Education product fees.

  • Directed requirements analysis, requirements tracing, milestone reviews, software design analysis, metrics reporting, test witnessing, and test planning, execution.

  • Maintained alignment with budgets and schedules despite frequent client modifications to project objectives.

  • Delivered and presented monthly budget status to AOL Director of Premium Services for review and acceptance.

    COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION                                                                                  New Carrollton, MD

    Senior Manager                                                                                                                      July 2002 – June 2005

    Managed project deliverables for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Central Data Exchange. Prepared work area task plans and developed strategies to ensure delivery of efficient, customized solutions for EPA’s senior executives.  Facilitated Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with clients for design and development of applications using wireframes and use cases.

  • Added value to Task Order by taking ownership of a failing project and spearheading an emergency “Tiger Team” that expedited deployment of solutions. Implemented reverse engineering to resolve outstanding issues.

  • Created work plans for infrastructure upgrades to accommodate Web services using Oracle WebLogic server and SOA Suite.

  • Prepared and delivered nine monthly Program Management Reviews, each including budget, schedule, resources, issues, resolutions, risks and mitigations.

    ORACLE CORPORATION                                                                                                                 Reston, VA

    Practice Manager                                                                                                         February 2001 – July 2002

    Managed Oracle Federal Financial Consulting Services with the U.S. Department of Treasury and other agencies. Served as the client’s single point of contact for all Oracle consultants who implemented Oracle Federal Financials, Oracle WebLogic server and SOA Suite.  Negotiated partnerships with 3rd party integrators and service level agreements with clients. 

  • Grew margins 30% by leading development teams for strategically enhanced COTS federal contracting software to integrate with Oracle Federal Financials, producing software reuse solutions to deliver to federal clients.

  • Wrote proposals for new work efforts and ensured approvals from all functional areas including contracts.

    REFERENCES

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