Data Analyst and Project Manager with expertise in application support, business analysis, and project management. Excellent customer service and analytical skills; enjoys working with people, but also researching and resolving technical issues. Strengths are organizing, prioritizing, planning, and problem solving. Effective as a member of a team or as an individual working with little to no work direction.
Keen ability to influence and align resources on project teams to successfully meet stakeholder project scope, timeline, and budget.
Extensive experience with Oracle databases, PL/SQL, SQL, data analytics and visualization, and UNIX/Linux OS and scripting.
Collaborative team member with exceptional problem solving and decision-making skills, particularly in high pressure environments.
Developed strategies and comprehensive plans for projects, drove timelines, mitigated impact to schedule, set clear direction and managed internal and external resource engagement. Monitored and mitigated project scope risks, followed up with defects to resolution and developed critical project path resolution to minimize impact of overall project delivery. Created and communicated change implementation plans and strategies, performing risk and impact assessments prior to change implementation for smoother implementations.
As project manager, developed work plans, timelines, project task items and budgets; managed project resources to secure analysts, programmers, user personnel, consultants, equipment, and prepared regular project status reports. Managed delivery of exceptional customer service in a fast paced environment through phone, email and IM by consulting with management team, peers and subordinates and finally end users to clarify problems, suggest changes, document discussions/issues, and translate changes into clear and actionable application directives.
Since leaving Chevron at the end of 2015, besides applying for work, I have been involved in a variety of activities and learning experiences such as LHH job search preparation, studying for a PMP certificate, Jury Duty, Hospice care for my Stepfather, Volunteer Teacher's Assistant at Sacramento State, exploring career change opportunities via online courses, UC Berkeley Data Analytics Boot Camp, and taking Codecademy, Udacity, and other free online courses.
Christopher D Guthrie — firstname.lastname@example.org — (650)291-5069