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Praveen Patel

Program Management Professional


Accomplished business and technology professional with 16+ years of experience in Technical Program/Project Management focusing on large complex geographically diverse enterprise software development, implementation and technology efforts for clients in commercial, federal healthcare, state government, non-profit and membership associations.  An individual who demonstrates a personal forte in turning around challenged delivery teams, programs and projects through delivering organization excellence, driving strategic innovation, achieving effective change, and providing strong financial management.  A leader who values, motivates, mentors, and empowers staff to strive for and achieve excellence through motivation, education, continuous self-improvement and professional research.  Proven record in selling services as well as building and sustaining executive level client relationships.  Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scrum Fundamentals Certified (SFC) and Project Management Professional (PMP) and currently pursuing ITIL and Six Sigma certification. My core competencies include:

  • PMBOK/ScrumBOK
  • Program/Project Management
  • Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Change & Risk Management
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Team Building
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Personnel Leadership
  • Budgeting & Planning
  • Revenue Growth
  • New Business Development
  • Enterprise Implementations
  • Assessment & Analysis
  • Enterprise & Solution Architecture

Work experience

Jan 2006Present

Sr. Project Manager

Responsibilities include understanding business problems and working with client project manager and subject matter experts, CIBER business analyst and development team to develop technology solutions in support of business needs, adhering to CIBER’s Project Management Methodology (CPMM) to monitor and control project’s progress, developing Statement of Work (SOW) for the delivery engagement, developing full cost estimates including labor, direct and indirect costs, developing and maintaining project plan consisting of scope, schedule, budget, communication and risk plan, coordinating and directing day-to-day activities for all CIBER team members, acting as a single point of contact for clients, responsible for all CIBER decisions/approvals made in conjunction with the client project manager, ensuring that project deliverables and services are formally accepted by client, monitoring project execution against the baseline project plan, maintaining oversight of project financial performance, developing monthly revenue forecasts, producing status reports, documenting, tracking and closing change requests and issues, assessing, planning, tracking, and addressing project risks, responsible for knowledge and deliverable transfer between CIBER and client, facilitating requirements sessions, reviewing business requirements and documenting detailed technical requirements, responsible for logical and physical data modeling, coordinating technical activities with the functional and development team members, providing overall technical direction for the solution, overseeing solution development, integrating and testing, leading key design and construction work efforts, leading recruiting activities, including development of staffing plans, defining position descriptions and screening and conducting interviews, overseeing performance of all project members including contractors, coordinating application build and release processes with the software test team.

Dec 1998Jan 2006

Product Manager/Sr. Systems Analyst

CTIS, Inc.

Responsibilities include developing the product vision, documenting the business processes and detailed requirements that meet those needs, identifying and incorporating best practices including industry standards into product implementation, developing and managing the work schedule throughout the product development life cycle,implementing the Enterprise System (ES) software development process, mentor, coach and manage all resources on a day-to-day basis, assign tasks, prepare status reports, developing data model, reviewing the RUP artifacts like business use cases, system use cases, activity diagram, sequence diagram, component design, class diagram, etc. prepared by business analyst and developers, managing the development of web user interface, reusable web components to be used across ES applications, developing and releasing the xml schemas to be used by other stakeholders for interchanging data between ES and external collaborators, developing the data interchange process and managing implementation using BizTalk and web services, managing deployment projects using Microsoft’s MSI packages, establishing team technical infrastructure, providing team technical product design, coordinating project activities, managing requirements engineering initiatives, modeling business applications, perform risk analysis and provide configuration management.




National Institute of Information Technology


University of Mumbai



Certified ScrumMaster

Scrum Alliance, Inc.

Project Management Professional

Project Management Institute