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Project and Test Management

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  • 20.08.2018

Kurzvorstellung

I am experienced IT professional in the areas of Test and Project Management. Regulatory complance and IT audit

Ich biete

  • Aus- / Weiterbildung
  • Projektmanagement
  • Prüftechnik (allg.)

Projekt‐ & Berufserfahrung

TEST ANALYST
EUROPOL, HAGUE
10/2013 – 11/2013 (2 Monate)
Innere und Äußere Sicherheit
Tätigkeitszeitraum

10/2013 – 11/2013

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

TESTING OF MALWARE ANALYSIS SOFTWARE BY FIRE-EYE

TEST MANAGER - MIGRATION
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, BRUSSELS
3/2012 – 6/2012 (4 Monate)
Öffentliche Verwaltung
Tätigkeitszeitraum

3/2012 – 6/2012

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Description: The SIS II migration is a data migration project from the old SIS 1 to SIS II. The purpose of the SISII migration is to migrate the business data in the existing system SIS1+ to SISII without data loss, and without compromising data integrity.
The migration phase is structured in different steps. Each step is kick started on reaching some pre-defined pre-conditions and milestone, and considered as accomplished on achieving the expected success criteria.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Enhance and describe migration criteria in order to ensure and avoid data loss or leakages;
• Follow up on data cleansing activities of the 28 member states in the project, to ensure conformance to the new SIS II data dictionary, mapping rules and schema;
• Manage and communicate with the stakeholders, which comprises of the French interior Administration who currently hosts SIS1, the operators of SIS1 Clone – ATOS, the main development contractor –HPS and the 28 migrating member states, through provision of support and project documentation;
• Manage all stakeholders, - changes, - Risks, - and Delivery on contractual commitments;
• Prepare guidelines on the process to follow in order to assist the Commission task force members and the member states participating in the migration process;
• Draft reports and make presentations to Member states group management board, the commission and the migration expert group;
• Monitor and manage some of the development team’s activities, member states management team, comprising of test managers from all EU member states and network operators, such as sTesta and HP - Orange as it relates to connection and connectivity to test environments for 28 EU member states;

TEST MANAGER - MIGRATION
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, BRUSSELS
3/2012 – 6/2012 (4 Monate)
Öffentliche Verwaltung
Tätigkeitszeitraum

3/2012 – 6/2012

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Description: The SIS II migration is a data migration project from the old SIS 1 to SIS II. The purpose of the SISII migration is to migrate the business data in the existing system SIS1+ to SISII without data loss, and without compromising data integrity.
The migration phase is structured in different steps. Each step is kick started on reaching some pre-defined pre-conditions and milestone, and considered as accomplished on achieving the expected success criteria.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Enhance and describe migration criteria in order to ensure and avoid data loss or leakages;
• Follow up on data cleansing activities of the 28 member states in the project, to ensure conformance to the new SIS II data dictionary, mapping rules and schema;
• Manage and communicate with the stakeholders, which comprises of the French interior Administration who currently hosts SIS1, the operators of SIS1 Clone – ATOS, the main development contractor –HPS and the 28 migrating member states, through provision of support and project documentation;
• Manage all stakeholders, - changes, - Risks, - and Delivery on contractual commitments;
• Prepare guidelines on the process to follow in order to assist the Commission task force members and the member states participating in the migration process;
• Draft reports and make presentations to Member states group management board, the commission and the migration expert group;
• Monitor and manage some of the development team’s activities, member states management team, comprising of test managers from all EU member states and network operators, such as sTesta and HP - Orange as it relates to connection and connectivity to test environments for 28 EU member states;

TEST TEAM LEAD
NATIONAL BANK OF BELGIUM, BRUSSELS
4/2011 – 11/2011 (8 Monate)
Banken
Tätigkeitszeitraum

4/2011 – 11/2011

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Description: CCBM2 – This project was developed in association with 17 European Central banks; it is aimed at having a central system for the valuation of collateral by parties outside the central security deposits (CSD) for each participating country. Collateral values are updated in association with counterparties, and other stakeholders can adjust their credit position based on an increase or decrease in the value of the collateral. SWIFT was used for transferring messages between all stakeholders.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Managed a team of 10 testers – growing to 14;
• Distributed and planned workload based on software release complexity, capacity and pre -defined budget;
• Planned and strategized on the expected deliverables and resources available to his team;
• Prepared project metrics for Level 2 management, comprising of European Central Bank and 17 National Central banks who were stakeholders in the project;
• Followed and cross checked plan to ensure non-deviation from project charter based on strategy adopted per release;
• Participated in reviews that were designed to assess the effectiveness of processes in use;
• Liaised with Business analysts, Functional Analysts and developers prior to accepting releases into his team - the system Integration team;
• Drafted QA reports and presentations;
• Monitored budgets, allocated project resources, motivated and managed project team members;
• Issued progress reports and ensured deadlines were met and in case of deviation, which was inevitable, updated planning to achieve desired result in a timely and efficient manner;
• Re- estimated cost where necessary, and updated project risk based on rational expectation and followed up on change management;
• Monitored Quality and strove towards continuous improvement.

TEST MANAGER
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, BRUSSELS
10/2008 – 4/2011 (2 Jahre, 7 Monate)
Öffentliche Verwaltung
Tätigkeitszeitraum

10/2008 – 4/2011

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Name: VISA Information System – VIS

Project Description: VIS – This project was designed to serve as a central repository for all VISA Applications by third countries to EU member states that were signatories to the Schengen Acquis agreement. The aim was to have a centralized database for all VISA applications to the participating countries. The candidate acted as the VISA information system test manager, working with 15 countries up until April 2011. The application was rolled out LIVE on the 11th of October 2011.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Enhanced and described testing quality standards in order to build a high quality and testing services catalogue;
• Actively communicated with the stakeholders to support the project in documentation, Methodology and testing;
• Ensured core project management methodologies were used;
• Monitored and reported on the work stream on a regular basis, planed deliverables and milestones;
• Stakeholders were HPS- Application Development, Bridge – for Biometrics and sTesta/HP orange for Networks;
• Mitigated risks and resolved or escalated issues where and when necessary;
• Prepared user guide for process, tool and application in order to assist the Commission test team and the member states testing community;
• Monitored and applied predefined controls and procedures when the need arises;
• Drafted reports and made presentations to member states and the commission test advisory group;
• Monitored and managed activities of the development team, Biometrics application team and Network operators as it related to testing for 15 EU member states;

• Recommended and analyzed a comprehensive set of guidelines that helps organizations to establish and improve processes for delivering service by:
o Measuring processes, procedures, and practices in the DG;
o Applying, adapting, developing, deploying process and performance improvement-based solutions;
o Applied Test management skills to solve problems;
o Provided practical guidance on economical implementation of CMMI;
o Applied basic statistical tracking, analysis, and reporting to senior management – Earned value graphs;
o Monte Carlo simulation of all test phases to show maturity levels, slippage and impending project risks if milestones are not met.

Technologies and Tools used: , MS Project, JIRA, Visio, XML spy, Oracle 9i, Orchestrator (in house tool developed for managing tests with MS) Malcolm Bald ridge modeling technique.

QUALITY ASSURANCE CONSULTANT
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, BRUSSELS
6/2006 – 11/2007 (1 Jahr, 6 Monate)
Öffentliche Verwaltung
Tätigkeitszeitraum

6/2006 – 11/2007

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Description: AFIS - This project comprised of the development of various applications designed to monitor and report infringements recorded at border post, either by customs, immigration, Interpol or any relevant organization within the EU that have been authorized to use the system.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Monitored the various phases in the project lifecycle, creating and tracking plans for the deliverables of the programme (AFIS suite);
• Liaised with development teams on a daily basis, to challenge and influence assumptions in order to drive the project through to delivery;
• Introduced and performed training for IT and Testers on the use of HP Quality Center, quality process and standards;
• Ensured high quality and accuracy was maintained through development to software release;
• Acted as a consultant and advisor to other project managers, on his project, within the AFIS programme;
• Liaised with the two development teams (Intrasoft and Sword) and offered recommendations for improvement;
• Supervised and coached staff that were working in the QA/Technical function;
• Enhanced the reputation of the QA function and promotion of a quality service.

Technologies and Tools used: Quality Center, Testdirector, Quick testpro, Rational test suite.

SENIOR TEST ANALYST
T-Mobile UK, HERTFORDSHIRE
1/2006 – 6/2006 (6 Monate)
Telekommunikation
Tätigkeitszeitraum

1/2006 – 6/2006

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Name: T- Mobile – Pre pay Retail Billing and Payment (RBP)

Project Description: Provisioning of Interactive voice recognition (IVR) tools and implementing marketing department promotions on the Pre pay side of the business.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Designed tests to prove the functionality, reliability, completeness, and operability of delivered system;
• Wrote and executed test scripts to enable identification and elimination of errors in the delivered system;

• Prepared a test summary report detailing the results of testing;
• Recorded all anomalies found during testing, analyzed the cause and where appropriate re-ran tests to prove any fix delivered;
• Logged results of all tests undertaken, included any evidence of successful completion;
• Worked on T-Mobile’s Retail Billing System using UNIX;
• Worked on (ICR’s) Internal Change request, from inception to completion;
• Carried out an audit on all Manual regression suites after each build.

Technologies and Tools used: Unix, Excel, JIRA.

TEST TEAM LEAD
ALLEN AND OVERY, LONDON
6/2004 – 6/2009 (5 Jahre, 1 Monat)
LEGAL
Tätigkeitszeitraum

6/2004 – 6/2009

Tätigkeitsbeschreibung

Project Description: Allen and Overy planned to create a virtual law firm where all documents and work are virtually done and hard copies of documents kept in a library/archiving system.

Main activities and responsibilities:
• Tested team lead to a team of 12 testers for the development of “OMNIA” a document Management system based on the COTS - Hummingbird DM;
• Planned, supervised and conducted testing to confirm the effectiveness and efficiency of the system controls;
• Analysis of bugs and incidence, including the dependencies on the business and its impact analysis;
• Designed and developed the “Bug cycle” using Test Director/Creating and amending test scripts/functional design to ensure they are fit for purpose;
• Write and executed test scripts and logging/ retesting of defects in Mercury Test Director 8.0 SP1;
• Project managed the testing process for every new project release;
• Added Business Requirements to Test Director;
• Trained new staff on how to use the system and Test Director;
• Worked end-to-end on Omnia (several releases). Omnia was a Document Management System used for A&O staff globally, it managed projects shared work, individual work and cases.

Ausbildung

ISO 27001 - Lead Auditor
(Ausbildung)
Jahr: 2013
Ort: LONDON
ENCASE - FORENSIC IT
(Ausbildung)
Jahr: 2012
Ort: LONDON
ARCHIMATE - ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
(Ausbildung)
Jahr: 2012
Ort: LONDON
COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEM
(MASTERS DEGREE)
Jahr: 2004
Ort: LONDON
MONETARY AND FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
(POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA)
Jahr: 1998
Ort: LONDON

Qualifikationen

• Coordination and administration of people, projects and budgets;
• Project Management - PRINCE2, Test process modeling using T- Map; (PRINCE2 Foundation certified);
• Managing people in a complex environment – Internal training SQS;
• Financial Analysis and Management – University degree -Economics/ Chartered Financial Analyst level 1;
• Team Lead (Team of 12) and a member of employee management council – SQS – UK;
• Project Managing the test of VISA information systems at DG-Home (15 EU-Member States/went life 11/10/11);
• Project Managing the System integration testing for the Euro system - CCBM2 (17 Central Banks/ ECB);
• Project Managing the Migration of the Schengen Information system SIS1 to the second generation SIS2 – (28 Countries);
• The use of metrics backed risk based management technique.

• Project Management using PRIMAVERA and MS Project;
• Advanced working knowledge of MS Office incl. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Outlook;
• Extensive scripting and testing experience using UNIX. Oracle 9i, PL/SQL, Oracle Dev. 2000 and MS DOS;
• Vast programming and testing experience using Visual Basic 6, Java 2, VBA for Excel, Visual SourceSafe and Visual Basic .NET;
• IBM-Rational Test suite, Enterprise Architectural tool – Archimate, and Forensic Tool –Encase;
• Experience in using various testing tools including: HPQC v. 10/QTP, SM7 and JIRA;
• Design experience using UML case tools including: Select Enterprise and Rational Rose;
• Efficient in programming in various web languages: HTML, XML, VB Script and ASP.

• Trained in the use of Encase for Forensic IT;
• Trained in the use of Archimate- An Enterprise Architecture mapping tool;
• Experienced in IT Audit – Planning and Implementation – Certified IS0 27001 Lead Auditor;
• PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate; ISEB Certificate in software testing;
• Risk modeling, scheduling and monitoring, using various known standards,(Certified in Risk and information system Control – CRISC);
• Chartered IT Professional CITP – by British Computer Society BCS;
• Capacity Maturity Model analysis; Regulatory compliance - SOX and BASEL2;
• Planning, budgeting and metric collation for management reporting over testing life cycles;
• Estimating models and conducting gap analysis between projected and actual for capacity management;
• Practiced and used Quality processes such as – PRISM, Six Sigma, TQM, Lean, QMS and COBRA; Worked with various Testing Methodologies from V-model to RAD and Agile.



Über mich

I am a keen stickler for details and processes with flexibility provided quality, time and cost are not compromised. I am experienced in:
• Application development Life Cycle diagnostics;
• Application delivery and Management techniques;
• Trained and certified to Assess and Manage faults/bugs/defects and Testing techniques;
• Project Management of Technical teams, comprising of Network Engineers, Application and platform experts and Database administrators;
• Project Management experience spans telecommunications, legal, government and Finance/Banking sectors;
• Very good communication skills both in face-to-face discussions and in front of a big audience;
• Cultural openness and adaptability and experienced in project risk management;
• Ability to organize / accomplish work efficiently and autonomously, seeking advice/support and escalating when necessary;
• Ability to create good relationships with the Project leaders, be a good listener and also be influential. Pragmatic with the capacity to keep things simple;
• Ability to develop and sell best practices, and to engage Project Leaders and subordinates

Persönliche Daten

Sprache
  • Englisch (Muttersprache)
Reisebereitschaft
Weltweit
Arbeitserlaubnis
  • Europäische Union
Profilaufrufe
1297
Alter
54
Berufserfahrung
22 Jahre (seit 1999)
Projektleitung
7 Jahre

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