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Summary

Project manager with over 8 + years of hands-on experience spanning program, project,  product and team management. A diverse background in technical and managerial areas with experience in creating vision, strategies, portals, business management, software development, eCommerce, CMS applications, SEO, web strategies and for delivering business critical information system projects to clients located in North America & Europe.

Core Qualifications

  • Successful leadership blending strategy and project management.
  • Experienced in agile development
  • Strong team management skills
  • Able to manage multiple projects and work independently
  • Solid experience solving complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills

Drupal-specific skills

  • Defining entities, views, and other elements via functional requirements
  • Responsive theme/front-end development
  • Integrating Civi CRM
  • Built sites using Panels
  • Continuous integration workflows via Features and custom modules
  • Drupal Commerce (Drupal 7) and Ubercart (Drupal 6) experience
  • Built site using Taxonomy to get different color combination for each vocabularies
  • Built Multisites with one theme
  • Built Multilingual websites


Professional Experience

Dec 2008Present

Project Manager

Alan Solutions
  • Overseeing project & resource planning and the implementation of Agile based execution
  • Managing multiple development teams simultaneously
  • Implementing infrastructure, content management  & integration projects
  • Project management, design, requirements definition and specification, budgeting and project control with ability to support multiple simultaneous projects
  • Principal point of contact for the executive steering committee & project managers / team lead
  • Server & Database Management
  • Monitor client websites and updating the core and needed modules according to new version from the concern Open Source time by time.
Jan 2012Present

Senior Drupal Developer, Technical Project Manager, Project Analysist (Offsite support)

Access2.IT, Almere, The Netherlands

As a offsite Drupal developer and project manager, I manage website projects and development teams for clients to help them specify, architect, and build web-based solutions to meet their business and organizational goals. Developed more than 150 projects with Drupal CMS to various industries.

I consistently demonstrated high initiative and passion for the work, took ownership of projects, and together with my team, drove projects to a successful completion; making sure our clients received their product that achieved their real-world goals.

Both as a senior developer, and as technical project manager, I often took a lead role in the conceptualization of projects, functional and technical discovery, and system architecture. I brought in the right players at the right time to maximize efficiency and typically act as a bridge between clients, engineers and developers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to define client needs and architect a Drupal system to help meet their needs
  • Managing projects from conception and initial discussions through their execution, and on to their delivery
  • Strong writing & analytic skills, including writing proposals, functional & technical specifications, estimates, client communications, & documentation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and flexible environment
  • Managing a virtual team
  • Website architecture planning & code review
  • Installation and configuration of Drupal-powered websites
  • Updating Core and Modules upon every new version from Drupal
  • Client communication throughout development process
  • Database programming and backuping websites
Nov 2007Oct 2008

Marketing Executive

Sudarsan Technologies

Responsibilities Included:

Developed and implemented marketing plans to help clients achieve their business & marketing goals. Conducted website usability testing, web surveys, and database programming for clients. Worked with designers to provide programming and development support on client websites. Set up and trained clients on database-driven contact management and project management systems. Worked with clients and internal team members to develop marketing, sales, and marketing research solutions that solved client’s business and marketing needs (typically developing new markets, new customers, new products, or new sources of revenue).

Jun 2006Nov 2007

Stores Manager

Rama Qualitex Ltd, Hosur, India

Responsibilities Included:

Maintained and restocked inventory
Keep records of the daily inventory management.
Supervise the staff & their work.
Formulate daily activity schedule for the employees

Aug 2004Jul 2006

Stores-Incharge

Rama Qualitex Ltd, Hosur, India.

Responsibilities Included:

  • In charge for issue, receipts, documentation,   warehousing, inventory,  stocking   and  making  computerized entries for the related items. Maintain inward and outward on daily basis.
  • Take stock on monthly basis and reconcile the same. Inform the office about new stock.
  • Generate daily-monthly stock reports as requested by the   management. Plan for upcoming goods, preventive measures and stock control

Academic Profile 

20112013

MBA Project Management

Allagappa University, Karaikudi
20082011

Bachelor of Business Administration

Allagappa University, Karaikudi
20002003

B.Sc Maths

Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur

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Personal Details

Name:      M.Ganesh Kumar
DOB:   24th August 1982
Gender:     Male
Nationality:    Indian
Father Name:      A.Maathaiyan (late)
Languages Known:  English, Tamil
Marital Status:  Married

  

I hereby declare that all the details mentioned above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

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                                                                                                                                                                                      M.Ganesh Kumar