Jason M. Rogers, PMP

Jason M. Rogers, PMP

IT Solutions Consultant / Project Manager

Little Rock, Arkansas Area
Higher Education

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Jason M. Rogers, PMP's Overview


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Jason M. Rogers, PMP's Summary

A successful Information Technology professional with over 18 years of experience combined into both IT and the wireless industry. An experienced leader capable of building solid IT solutions that meets the needs of the wireless industry. Skilled at creating strategic partnerships between business customers and IT, that resulted in outstanding customer satisfaction, successful product/project implementations, while meeting operational objectives for revenue and/or operational efficiency.

-Unique competency in translating business issues into IT solutions using business analysis, opportunity identification, process improvement, scope/requirements definition, delivery, and support.
-Experienced leader of collaborative and cross-functional project teams for the management of multiple, simultaneous, fast-paced and complex projects (Fast-track and traditional long-term project types).
-Full lifecycle experience in scoping, designing, developing, deploying, and supporting enterprise level business applications and business intelligence software.
-Outstanding ability to coordinate all phases of project-based efforts from start to finish, including planning, requirements, benefit analysis, funding approval, development planning, and testing to implementation in order to meet business objectives.
-Thoroughly experienced in managing product teams to identify and assess future projects to increase revenue and reduce expenses.
-Responded to a variety of challenges and embraced opportunities, while participating in the success of an emerging national wireless carrier (Alltel Communications) that was widely recognized as a top contender in the wireless industry.

Specialties: IT Business Analysis, IT Scope/Requirements, IT Functional Design/ IT System Testing, Acceptance Testing, and More

Jason M. Rogers, PMP's Experience

Sr. Project Manager / Applications Team Leader

University of Arkansas -Little Rock (UALR)

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

December 2011Present (2 years 10 months) Little Rock, Arkansas Area

Sr. Project Manager and Applications Team Leader for UALR's Information Technology Services.

Implementing ITIL based processes and an ITSM tool to use those processes.
Managing a team of application support and development for departmental and core campus needs.

Battalion Chief / EMT

West Pulaski Fire Department

May 2001Present (13 years 5 months) Little Rock, Arkansas Area

Arkansas Fire Academy-
Certified Firefighter
Hazardous Materials
CPR Instructor
Structure and Wildland Fire
Certified Training Officer / Instructor
Various other certified courses

Incident Command- ICS 100, 200, 700, 800

Univ Ark Medical Sciences-
Emergency Medical Technician

IT-Account Manager

Alpha Corporation

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Construction industry

August 2010August 2011 (1 year 1 month) Little Rock, Arkansas

IT-Account Manager to Entergy Corporation's Transmission Operations Group (TOPC)

Sr. Analyst- Finance

Windstream Communications

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; WIN; Telecommunications industry

February 2010August 2010 (7 months)

Project Manager for billing system data conversions related to telecom company acquisitions.

IT- Senior Systems Analyst

Verizon Wireless

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; VZ; Telecommunications industry

January 2009December 2009 (1 year)

Project Management- Lead teams composed of internal and external stakeholders to drive IT projects from the idea phase to completion. Interface directly with project sponsors and management team to ensure effort is meeting or exceeding expectations.

Sr. IT Business Consultant


Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Telecommunications industry

2004January 2009 (5 years)

Led business concepts to IT Solutions by performing and managing necessary work to secure senior executive level (including C-Level) funding approval, as well as ensuring project path efficiency in order to manage project costs and met promised benefits.
Steered project teams as the primary contact between business partners, IT organizations, vendor groups recognizing and seizing solution opportunities in order to meet business objectives that drove increases in revenue and improved operational efficiency
Managed multiple project types, including system enhancements, new applications & interfaces, product implementation, customer self-service tools, billing system conversions, etc.

Rapid Application Development (RAD) Liason

Alltel Wireless

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; VZ; Telecommunications industry

20032004 (1 year)

Enhanced, created or modified applications solutions through non-traditional development channels & fast technology options outside the traditional development pipeline for fast track initiatives, allowing quick to market operational and revenue generating initiatives to be implemented in shorter timeframes.

IT Senior Business Analyst- Functional Design & Requirements Support

Alltel Information Services

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AT; Information Technology and Services industry

19992003 (4 years)

Supported IT Requirements group as a design consultant/IT liaison while spending 2+ years in IT billing design to support modifications, improvements, and processes for client-server based wireless billing applications.

IT Business Analyst I and II - Requirements and System Testing

Alltel Information Services

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AT; Information Technology and Services industry

19982000 (2 years)

Project manager for IT System Testing Sub-Plan (Test Scope Definition/Execution) for multiple billing, processing, sales, and operational applications.

Project manager for IT Requirements Group (Scope Definition) for various Customer Relationship Management applications (billing, credit, payment, sales, and operational applications).

Jason M. Rogers, PMP's Skills & Expertise

  1. User Acceptance Testing
  2. Business Analysis
  3. Requirements Analysis
  4. PMP
  5. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  6. Telecommunications
  7. Process Improvement
  8. Problem Solving
  9. Customer Service
  10. Troubleshooting
  11. Wireless
  12. Analysis
  13. Billing
  14. Testing
  15. Acceptance Testing
  16. Project Management
  17. Project Planning
  18. IT Management
  19. Change Management
  20. Access
  21. PMO
  22. IT Service Management
  23. Business Process
  24. Requirements Gathering
  25. Systems Analysis
  26. ITIL v3 Foundations
  27. ITIL v3 Service Transition
  28. Call Center
  29. Software Documentation
  30. Information Technology
  31. Software Project Management
  32. Quality Assurance
  33. Billing Systems
  34. Contract Negotiation
  35. System Deployment
  36. Business Requirements
  37. Business Process Improvement
  38. Account Management
  39. ITIL v3 Service Operation
  40. Incident Management
  41. ITIL
  42. Vendor Management
  43. Management
  44. Enterprise Architecture
  45. Team Leadership
  46. Training
  47. Visio
  48. Integration
  49. Program Management
  50. Strategic Planning

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Jason M. Rogers, PMP's Education

Project Management Institute

PMP Certification, Project Management Professional


Activities and Societies: Member of Central Arkansas Chapter of PMI

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

EMT, Emergency Medical Technician


Activities and Societies: Registered EMT- Arkansas Department of Health National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

University of Central Arkansas

Mass Communciations/Minor-Finance


Activities and Societies: Telecommunciations; KUCA Channel 6

Jason M. Rogers, PMP's Additional Information


Active Volunteer Firefighter, Registered Emergency Medical Technician, and CPR instructor for my local fire department. Currently serve in a leadership position as Lieutenant for my station.

Groups and Associations:

Project Management Institute- Member Central Arkansas Chapter West Pulaski Fire Department- Little Rock, Arkansas

Honors and Awards:

WPFD - Department Firefighter of the Year - 2011
WPFD - Department Firefighter of the Year- 2009
WPFD - Firefighter of the Year- Station #2 - 2006

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