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Mihaela Ursache Resume


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Mihaela Ursache Resume

  1. 1. MIHAELA URSACHE, PMP PMI Certified Project Management Professional IBM Certified Advanced Application Developer – Lotus Notes and Domino 6/6.5 Rockaway, NJ 07866 (h)862 397 4248 (cell)609 240 3912 Offering over 20yrs of global IT experience with high understanding of cultural diversity, and a unique set of skills in Business Analysis, Project Management, Lotus Notes/Domino application development, and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) management. SUMMARY OF SKILLS BA Skills - Conduct the feasibility study of the current systems, in order to define and evaluate different solutions and arrive at the optimal one. - Work with Business Customers to document project scope and functional requirements for IT initiatives. - Document business processes to identify inefficiencies in the current workflow and develop new, more efficient, cost effective processes. - Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver Functional Requirements, Business Requirements, Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs. - Define user acceptance tests and assist with the testing process. - Develop user documentation and provide application functional training as needed. PM Skills - Coordinated cross-functional teams (content authors, software developers, network operations, vendors and business stakeholders) across multiple projects. - Ensure the project remains focused on key objectives and goals and comply with established methodologies. - Creating and maintaining the project schedule for more than 100 medium size projects by identifying and monitoring overall project timeline, project milestones, tasks, resources, task dependencies, and critical paths. - Anticipate and identify Risks and Issues that may impact deliverables and develops and implement mitigation and corrective actions. - Performed communications requirements analysis for 5-50 stakeholders, and planned the Information distribution to internal, external clients and vendors. - Monitor and communicate the status of project efforts (including weekly time reporting, monthly resource forecasting, monthly executive reporting, issue management and risk prevention/mitigation). - Manage vendor relations and improve relationships (IBM, Paisley,etc). - Promote continuous improvement by conducting, documenting, and communicating lessons learned. - Experience with both Waterfall and Agile Project Management Methodologies. Application Development Skills
  2. 2. - Designed, Developed and Implemented approx. 50 Lotus Notes and Domino custom applications. - Data integration and interoperability experience through LotusScript agents. - Reverse engineering applications, from various platforms to Lotus Notes/Domino. - Managed SDLC from conceptualization, through requirements, design, programming, testing, user and technical training and maintenance. TECHNICAL SKILLS Windows 3.X/95/98/NT/2000/XP Microsoft Office Products: Access, Excel, Word, MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project 2007 Relational Databases: Oracle, Sybase, SQL, DB2 Web technologies: JAVA, JavaScript, HTML, DHTML, CSS Data migration tools: DECS, LEI, ReplicAction Collaboration Tools: TeamStudio Domino Administrator, Domino Designer, Lotus Notes 8, 6.x, 5.x, LotusScript Reporting Tools: SnapReporter EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS WALDEN University, USA – B.S. in Information Technology - expected 2012 SPECIALIZATION: Application Development, Testing & Quality Assurance Project Management Institute, USA - PMP certification - 2010 Rutgers University, USA – Certificates in Project Management and Quality Management, 2009 IBM, USA - Certified Advanced Application Developer - Lotus Notes and Domino 6/6.5, 1997 - 2005 DAMELIN Computer School, South Africa – Diploma in Computer Graphics, 1995 University “Petre Andrei”, Romania - BS in Trade and Tourism (completed 2 yrs), 1993 WORK EXPERIENCE 10/09 – 01/10 Project Management Certification (PMI) Studied and completed the PMP Certification 08/08 – 10/09 C.M.T. Packaging & Design Inc., NJ – USA Project Manager/Lotus Notes Developer (ver.7) - Lotus Notes Design Enhancements to the CMS application’s workflow, tracking and managing of multiple document versions. - Managed the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of the project - Planned and coordinated the phase reviews to ensure that the deliverables are in alignment with the project Scope and obtained formal acceptance. 01/08 – 07/08 Binary Tree Inc., NJ – USA Lotus Notes Developer (ver.7, 8)/Consultant - On Site support for one of the company’s clients – implementing and running an existing BT tool that migrated data from 600 QuickPlace sites to SharePoint, developed and maintained a Lotus Notes database for the Project Manager. - Participated in the development of a new Lotus Notes Application, that imports QuickPlace sites from the Notes Catalog and QuickPlace directory. 03/05 – 01/08 American Express – Enterprise Risk and Assurance Services, NYC Project Manager/Lotus Notes Developer (ver.6.5, 7)
  3. 3. - Managed SDLC of new and enhanced systems by adhering to Method1 methodology. - Responsible for all ERAS Notes databases' system improvement, design, programming, testing, implementation, documentation of changes, support and enhancements and for resolving system issues and assure continuous availability and data integrity. - Reverse engineering and Data integration (Sybase, SQL) experience, through LotusScript. - Project leader for the transition of ERAS Lotus Notes Applications from American Express to AmeriPrice - Coordinated the migration of 2000 Users and 20,000 documents from Magique to Risk Navigator - Created documentation and technical guides for end users and facilitated User Acceptance Testing for at least 50 applications - Acted as single point of contact for multiple vendors, business units, and IT partners during migration of Lotus Notes Applications to other platforms, administering schedules and communicating risks. - Supporting the Audit Team with Lotus Notes related issues. 12/03 – 12/04 Globecon Group, NYC – USA Domino Developer (ver.6.5)/Project Management - Managed a complex 15 Domino databases application upgrade project from initiation to closing and coordinated the Domino server partitioning and the application setup - Administration, Backup, Maintenance, Support, Enhancements of a Lotus Notes/ Domino application that offers online training to banks and financial institutions employees. - Developed new modules: content links to additional resources, feedback on content and exams, usage reports, etc, using Domino programming, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and LotusScript agents. 08/02 – 11/03 Thinkcentric Inc., NJ – USA Lotus Notes Developer (ver.5, 6)/Project Management - Planned and coordinated the Lotus Notes development and deployment of a Resume Repository application - Managed a Lotus Notes Client/Server version Upgrade - Migration from Domino R5 to Domino R6, workflow automation , support and enhancements on an existing Requirements 06/00 – 08/02 PricewaterhouseCoopers, NJ – USA Lotus Notes Developer (ver.5)/Project Management - Planned and coordinated the development of two data storage and workflow applications for HR and L&E business units, defined the scope, identified the stakeholders and created the project documentation, managed creation and distribution of performance and project status reports
  4. 4. - Performed support, maintenance and implemented enhancements to the existing Lotus Notes applications and developed new data storage and workflow Lotus Notes applications, implemented and provided technical documentation - Created ReplicAction jobs with LotusScript for the weekly upload of Oracle data 10/97 – 05/00 Complete Software Solutions, JHB – SOUTH AFRICA Lotus Notes Developer (ver.4, 5) - Support, maintenance, enhancements of internal Lotus Notes Applications. - Consultant to various company financial, trading and educational clients. 01/80 – 10/93 Contactors, Manufacturing Co – ROMANIA Business Analyst/Programmer in the IT Department - Liaise with the business units and provide IT solutions. - Maintain the company’s Stock and Inventory, Labor, and Payroll mainframe systems.