Dennis Schulte PMP, ITIL, CSM

Overview

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • ITIL 2011F Certified
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Application Development & eLearning Background
  • Scheduling and Resource Manageent
  • 18 years professional experience
  • 12+ years Project Management
  • 3+ years Program Management
  • 6+ years Functional Management
  • Process Improvement & Business Analysis

 

Employment Experience

Systems Engineering Solutions (SES)
04/2016 – Present
Technical Project Manager Greenbelt, MD
  • Support 2020 Decennial US Census
  • Technical PM supporting US Census Bureau (USCB) System Engineering and Integration (SEI); inclusive of Release, Requirements and Risk Management
  • TPM Lead for COTS Products and Support systems (13 currently)
  • Primary SEI representative to Census Operations Test Teams (2017 CT/PRCT, 2018) representing Systems Readiness for Operations
  • Responsible for SEI portions of Test Plans; contributor/reviewer of GOSCs
  • Research specific System needs, Organizational data or Operational uses of Systems as needed for Census management

 

MRIS 06/2015 – 10/2015
Project Manager Rockville, MD
  • Managed multiple projects for release
  • Utilized agile methodologies (Scrum using VersionOne)
  • Worked with product owners in forming sprints and managing the backlog
  • Coordinated with marketing, help desk and educational managers for release
  • Interacted with developers at the code level as needed

 

 

Public Health Foundation 10/2014 – 2/2015
TRAIN IT Project Manager Washington, DC
  • Vendor Management
  • Requirements Management
  • Constituent/Vendor Management

 

Independent Consultant 3/2014 – 7/2014
Proposal Support Reston, VA
  • Supported Sources Sought & Proposal submissions
  • Assisted with Federal Contract opportunity identification
  • Led partnership formation between academic group (George Washington University based grant program) and private industry

 

Sabel Systems (Wedgewood Group) 1/2012 – 1/2014
Sr. Consultant Crystal City, VA
  • Project Coordinator and primary POC, for a Blended Learning solution for DoD client including Instructor-Led training (ILT)
  • Contract value $700k/annually (ODCs not included)
  • Managed AR & AP on a monthly basis
  • Produced and delivered monthly status reports
  • Scheduled and managed project related meetings as needed
  • Created back-dated Repeatable ITIL based Service Packages with supporting Project Libraries and Project Plans
  • Developed repeatable processes and supporting documentation
  • Built and managed back-dated Integrated Master Schedule per award year
  • Gathered requirements and launched Community of Interest available on private LMS
  • Performed needs analysis for DoD client with regard to multiple Implementing Agencies, U.S. State Department and Congress
  • Process Improvement

 

Information Experts, Inc. 11/2001 – 1/2012
Director, Web Development Reston, VA
  • Functional/Hiring Manager of the Web Application Development Team
    • ~ 6 FTEs at any given time under management plus contractors/partners
    • Coordinated with project managers in a matrixed environment
    • Oversaw the development of multiple web based applications and training modules, commonly using Sitecore LMS, ASP/VB, .NET (C# & VB.NET), LAMP Stack, jQuery, MVC architecture
  • Provided strategic direction to Information Experts inclusive of:
    • Business development, sales scoping, pricing and proposal efforts
    • Engineered standard application development processes using hybrid of Waterfall and Agile/Iterative methodologies
    • Co-Developed deployment processes including Infrastructure support, Documentation, and approval release gates for deployment packages
  • Program/Contract Manager
    • For all contracts:
      • Produced and delivered monthly status reports
      • Scheduled and managed project related meetings as needed
      • Provided internal P&L and EVM statements
      • Managed Monthly AR & AP
    • OPM; providing O&M portfolio management and FISMA compliance reviews:
      • Contract value $2.4M/annually
      • Developed and managed annual budgets; CLINS and task orders
      • Managed 15 FTEs overseeing 12-15 systems at any given time
      • Developed and managed the Integrated Master Schedule
      • Provided assistance to Federal staff as systems graduated from Transformation
      • Worked as liaison between multiple Federal and vendor parties
      • Provided Schedule variances for the Fed IT EVM dashboard (8.9 score out of 10)
    • GSA Online University
      • Vendor Management using Learn.com (now Oracle)
      • Management of coursework implementation
      • Managed training programs for project staff (Federal and Vendor)
    • Sprint Telecom’s Electronic Subscriber Agreements (eSA)
      • Managed 7 years of rolling releases including deployment
      • Scope and resource management
      • Task pricing and cost management
      • Serving both Direct and InDirect Channels
      • Impacts every Sprint retail customer
  • Project Manager for multiple projects at any given time including:
    • FDIC MoneySmart
    • HHS/CMS (Medicare/Medicaid) Learning Catalog
    • FTC (800ta.com) Development and Maintenance
    • EPA (Airplume, Radtown); Design, Development, Deployment and Maintenance
  • Provided technical oversight to application development team across all application projects.  Highlights include:
    • National Archives and Records Administration, George W. Bush Presidential Library websites (Solution: SiteCore)
      • Conducted CMS tool selection and identified/implemented SiteCore as primary CMS solution
      • Contracted a weeklong SiteCore certified training program for development team
    • Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB)
      • Provided architectural guidance to achieve unique goals of the project
      • Assisted in vision development with other department Directors
    • Refworks family of sites
      • Outlined approach of development efforts centered on classifying page level templates and architecting stylistic families for each
      • Introduced UX Development into the process; sending select staff for training
      • Architected business approach of this development style
  • Business Analysis and Requirements Management including the following clients:
  • HHS/CMS, Wolftrap Center for Education, PGA of North America, EPA, OPM
  • Lead Technical Solution Selection Advisor including the following clients:
    • PGA of North America, Terex, GenieLift
  • LMS administration including the following clients;
    • Army (TRADOC) – Plateau, Social Security Administration – Plateau, PGA of North America – Element K, Brainware – Meridian, NIST – GeoLearn, Wolftrap Center for Education, Terex, GenieLift – Custom Built LMS, AKO – SABA
  • Product/Service Manager for Web-based training framework and editorial review tool
    • Built initial versions of the framework and review tool
    • Architected second versions of each:
    • Transferring the framework from Flash/HTML to HTML/XML/JavaScript
    • Developing the review tool into an LCMS
    • Provided Tier 2 & 3 support for in-house LCMS
    • Support in generation pricing and service plans per implementation
  • Provided IT support for Information Experts inclusive of:
    • Domain Administration, Group Policy/Security Administration, Redundancy/Backup Administration, Desktop Support as needed
    • Active Directory/Exchange/Sharepoint, Group Policy Standards
    • Instituted Three Tier services (Development/Testing/Production) with formal gating & approval systems

 

Digital Support Corporation 9/2001 – 11/2001
Independent Contractor Chantilly, VA
  • Supported Kaiser Permanente HIPPA Compliancy efforts
    • Business requirement analysis & Process design
    • SourceSafe Administrator
    • Front End Web Development
    • Graphic Design Support as needed

 

Information Experts, Inc. 7/2001 – 8/2001
Independent Contractor Herndon, VA
  • Web Based Training development for Nextel
  • SourceSafe Administrator
  • Graphic Design Support as needed

 

SI-International (now Serco) 1/2001 – 6/2001
Consultant McLean, VA
  • Developed web application for FinCEN
    • Requirements Gathering for Federal client
    • Front-end design & development
    • Middle-tier support in JSP on iPlanet

 

Luminant Worldwide 11/2000 – 2/2001
Independent Contractor Herndon, VA
  • Development Lead for Atkins Nutritionals site redesign (including eCommerce)
  • Maintained and supported newly launched site for Atkins Nutritionals

 

Luminant Worldwide 2/2000 – 11/2001
Consultant Herndon, VA
  • Led client team in development of enterprise level CMS (Interwoven Teamsite)
  • Administrator and Lead Developer, Interwoven TeamSite
  • Managed Streaming Media Services for new web sites
  • Gathered requirements for, and designed, media delivery systems of Fortune 50 client web applications (RJR Tobacco)
  • Assisted with consultation for IBM business services strategic sales efforts

 

DSTI (now STG) 6/1999– 2/2000
Editor Rockville, MD
  • Managed Department of Education’s website
    • Managed updates for Four Offices within the Department & All Press Releases
    • TeamSite Administration Support
    • Graphic Design Support as needed

 

Professional Membership

Project Management Institute (PMI) Member ID: 2674481

International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA) Member ID: 29084

Association for Talent Development (ATD/ASTD) Member ID: 10956742

 

Volunteering

Watch Dogs

Terraset Elementary

– Present (2 years 1 month)

WatchDogs is a program where Dads of Great Students volunteer at least one full day per school year to help out in their children’s classroom and generally about the school. I was one of the first twenty to sign up. I have also helped out with the school garden – planting, pruning and watering the garden.

A/V Support

Floris United Methodist Church

– Present (2 months)

Provide soundbooth technical support for services, including ProPresenter, Streaming services, Video Switcher

 

 

References    

Available upon request (professional or personal)

 

Dennis Schulte Resume (Word format)