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Marisol Giardina

56 years • Newtownabbey

Summary

Marisol is Engineer in Computing Science and a Project Manager/Scrum Master offering a proven record of successful deliverables while providing consistent solutions to support business requirements that align with roadmaps, standards, supporting applications and their infrastructure. Planned and monitored project spending/budgeting, and guided projects to completion on time, within scope, and on budget. Managed project scope to ensure delivery was compliant with scope commitment. Addressed problems through risk management and contingency planning and leading cross-functional project teams.

Skills

Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I ; Leadership & Management ILM - (Level 3); SCRUM MASTER; Scaled Agile SAFE 4.5 Agilist ( Leading SAFE 4.5); Quality Center Test Management Tool (QC) Project Management Tools: MS Project, MS Office, Waterfall And Agile Methodology. Knowledge Of Programming Languages: PHP, Java, Java Script, C , Classic ASP, HTML, MS Project 2013, MS Project Web App ( PWA), Knowledge Of Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, Knowledge Of Databases: MySQL, DB2. Operating Systems: Windows, IOS Other Skills: Photoshop, InDesign, MS Office

Experience

PROJECT MANAGER

04-2010 - NowProject / Product management• I have positively adopted the agile approach and the Scrum Master framework for project management and I continually search for software and methods to improve the Scrum process. I materialize this adoption by delivering products on time and within the predetermined budget by holding the Scrum ceremonies, providing details and eliminating project roadblocks. • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings ensuring consistent application of scrum methodologies and across the enterprise. Knowledge in continuous integration in Jenkins. • I supported various phases of the SDLC. I helped the organization to manage the application life cycle from project planning, requirements gathering , until testing and deployment. • Management of projects deliveries from initiation through to closure. Represent the projects and its objectives in all governance, compliance, regulatory boards and forums. • Identify, coordinate, and communicate projects dependency impacts. • Effectively employ of prioritization techniques and practice greater transparency and streamlined collaboration. • Management of budgets and cross-functional teams. • Customer oriented, focused on business objectives. • Predict risk areas engaging appropriate stakeholders in risk identification; • Anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving global business environments.

DATABASE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

07-2007 - 02-2010 IT development• Define and select processes and tools best suited to each project. • Management of projects deliveries from initiation through to closure. • Coordinate, document and communicate project plans and requirements. • Represent the projects and its objectives in all governance, compliance, regulatory boards and forums. • Development of a Web-based System to full remote human vital signs monitoring product, encompassing sensor, electronics, clinical data storage and analysis. • Anticipated and managed changes • Reporting formally on a quarterly basis to a Progress Management Committee liaised with representatives from Athlone Institute of Technology, Sensor Technology & Devices Ltd., and FUSION Consultant on behalf of Inter-Trade- Ireland.

Technology Tutor / IT user services assistant

01-2000 - 06-2008 • Tutorials delivered for practical classes to undergraduate degree modules including Database Systems, Information Systems, and Expert Systems. Support on IT troubleshooting service to students and staff regarding software installation and usage.

Lecture

09-1994 - 07-1997 IT developmentTeaching experience running courses in many areas of Operational Research, and Information Systems. While focusing on family commitments such looking after my first baby.

Manager

02-1994 - 08-1997 Sales• Planning supply chain schedules in advance in preparation for busy seasonal periods. • Keeping in touch with suppliers and developing cordial relationships with them. • Negotiating with suppliers to minimize raw material and transportation costs. • Making sure that all supplier information and records are up to date. • Keeping accurate records of products, contracts, pricing and invoicing information. • Obtaining quotes for transportation and making cost comparisons. • Carrying out the initial and also on-going assessment of the supply chain. • Involved in the hiring, training, supervising and mentoring of supply chain staff.

Education & training

University Of Ulster

2004 - 2008 Jordanston, PembrokeshireProject / Product management, IT development

My qualities

Communicating
Convincing
Curious
Enterprising

Languages spoken

  • Spanish

    Native language

Non-Work Related Experience

Entrepreneur / Small Business Owner (Northern Ireland, Belfast), MANAGER,

Madexquisite
05-2014 - Now

• Research, Planning and writing business plan, maintain business bank account, payment processing and taxes. • Design and implement marketing and sales strategies and implementations and launch of the company’s brand image. • Customer Services duties include phone calls, email messages and follow-ups concerning product delivery and quality issues. • Continuously evaluating materials received for best possible prices to maximise profitability.

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