Carsten Kiess available

Carsten Kiess

Telco, Software, Banks: Experienced Projectmanager, Analyst, Testmanager

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Profileimage by Carsten Kiess Telko, Software, Banken: Erfahrener PM, Tester, Analyst from Bonn
  • 53121 Bonn Freelancer in
  • Graduation: MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 75 €/hour 600 €/day
    Kann mit Aufgaben und Einsatzort variieren
  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional)
  • Last update: 23.02.2013
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Profileimage by Carsten Kiess Telko, Software, Banken: Erfahrener PM, Tester, Analyst from Bonn
SKILLS
Self-driven and energetic project manager and analyst, comfortable at the operational and strategic level.
Excellent communication and analytical skills. Dedicated and reliable team player with highly developed people skills. Proven ability to hit the ground running and work under pressure in complex environments in IT and Telecommunication
Strong background in IT combined with long experience in project management and broad understanding of business perspectives. Able to communicate effectively within all levels in the hierarchy and present convincingly. Experienced in global and volatile working environments.


Project management and communication
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• Experienced in all aspects of project management, e.g. creating project plans, assessing and manage risk and cost, providing comprehensive reports, finding and assessing solutions and options
• Experienced in crisis management, e.g. unclear or changing requirements
• Able to motivate and engage a team
• Able to present and communicate at the board level, e.g. several briefings on a critical project at the CxO level, live demos for Vodafone and Samsung top management
• Comfortable in international, volatile and agile environments (e.g. while based in Germany managed a distributed development team in Czech Republic and Canada)
• Responsible for company wide introduction of tailored project management processes at BETA Systems

System and business analysis
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• Industry sector know how: software development, telecommunication, banking
• MBA degree earned in 2009 gives a broad perspective on finance, operations, marketing, business strategy, human resources and innovation.
• Talent to structure information and develop a strategy
• Focused on customer value and results, e.g. by assessing the benefit for the end user
• Able to work on detailed level (e.g. debug code with developers) and on strategic level (e.g. program planning with the management)
• Experienced in requirements gathering, specification and solution design
• Experienced in waterfall and SCRUM project management methodology
• In depth experience of standard software development process and client specific adaptation (e.g. has lead a program to assess and improve software development processes)

Technology
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• Knowledge of mobile software components, OMA standards (DRM 1.0, 2.x; OTA 1.0), end-to-end mobile components (WAP, network, SMSC, infrastructure), applications (WAP store, music clients)
• Extensive experience trouble shooting in complex environments, e.g. mobile networks and IPTV infrastructure
• Developed and maintained test tools and automated regression tests in Java for back end and GUI of a banking application
• Worked in many versatile and complex environments in the financial industry as system analyst assessing the interfaces of all banking systems (30+ on average) to a new core banking system
• Developed and maintained software for a market leader datacenter product to manage mainframe security
• Programming experience at senior to expert level in Java, C, C++, REXX, zOS Assembler
• Tools used: Eclipse, Jira, Clearcase, JUnit, IBM Rational Functional Tester (plus various others)
REFERENCES
Provided on request.
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
Available. Preferred location is Bonn, Cologne, Duesseldorf. Other locations possible.
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