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RssFlexible Results Driven IT Manager

Very experienced manager of architects, testers, developers and projects seeks new exciting challenges with a growing sustainable enterprise.

Project Manager

Portland, NY

About Me

Industry:

Information Technology

Occupation:

Project Manager

Highlights:

1999-Present ABN/AMRO Chicago, IL 2006 – Present VP- Commercial Group Domain Architect Manage domain and project architects specialized in development of current state, future state, and roadmaps for commercial bank while positively influencing senior and executive IT/bank management’s perception regarding architecture. Participate in RFP and advise global ESB/SOA efforts. 2003 – 2006 AVP - EAI Practice Lead Manage developers specialized in Enterprise Application Integration/SOA using WebSphere, MQ, Mercator, MDp, Seagull LegaSuite, and Genesys. 1999 - 2003 Officer/AVP – Call Center Mainframe/Test Team Lead Manage developers and testers for Retail Call Center. Key Contributions: Technical lead for $5 million dollar project to replace MDp with Seagull LegaSuite’s SOA product leading preparation of business brief, selling senior and executive management on the project given the $3 million in annual savings, develop technical conversion strategy leveraging mixture of onshore/offshore consultants in complex outsourced environment, lead risk assessment project which assessed production systems vulnerability to testing efforts leveraging offshore resources taking over production support and enhancements, manage project with onshore and offshore development to upgrade popular in-house EAI platform to MS 2000 saving $300,000, drive EAI practice to 100%+ utilization, manage $400,000 project to implement Genesys multi-site call routing enabling the business to improve agent efficiency while increasing service levels resulting in additional 80,000 answered calls, develop six MDp developers ensuring their success taking over for IBM consultants resulting in $ 500,000 in annual savings, co-design and implement in-house middleware enabling reuse and optimization resulting in annual savings of $2 million, diversify skill sets of developers enabling them to work with JAVA/C++ using OOAD techniques, develop metadata to foster and optimize integration reuse, reduce Call Center testing expense through the use of flexible data driven Winrunner scripts, sell senior management on my abilities to manage testing and mainframe given my background resulting in $100,000 in annual savings, coach and mentor team to adopt structured methodologies in development to ensure delivery dates are met with zero defects while ensuring teamwork remains paramount. Technologies: Java, XML, XSLT, Websphere MQ, Seagull LegaSuite , Mercator, Genesys, C++, COBOL, CICS/VSAM, MDp , Easytrieve +, Wiki, MS-Project, MS-Office, Lotus Notes, Winrunner, Loadrunner, Test Director, Harvest, and Epic. 1998-1999 Interim Technology Senior Consultant Chicago, IL Key Contributions: Manage teams of six to eight testers focused on creating year 2000 test strategies, test plans, test cases, and Winrunner testing automation products. Technologies: MS-Office, Lotus Notes, Winrunner, OS2, and Loadrunner. 1988-1998 EDS 1996-1998 Contract Manager/EMD Account Chicago, IL Manage contract for EDS GM/EMD account post spin-off of EDS from GM. 1988-1996 EDS Advanced System Engineer Indianapolis, IN Account representative, supervisor, and technical lead for GM EDS AGT (now Rolls Royce) account. Key Contributions: Provide counsel to account manager for EDS GM/EMD account related to the renewal of the 10 year $30 million dollar EDS/GM EMD agreement, direct team in development of 3000+ page SOW under aggressive timelines pursuant to renewal terms of GM/EDS MSA, provide support for EDS legal counsel, and perform research in support of contract renewal. Technical lead for American Software Purchasing package upgrade, project lead to establish a post-GM divestiture corporate accounting structure, supervisor for account client server team, account representative for financial and spare parts departments. Technologies: CICS/VSAM, JCL, PROFS, TSO/ISPF, COBOL, PL/1, IMS, FORTRAN, Easytrieve, ADW Case Tool, Powerbuilder, UNIX, BASIC, DBase III, and MS-Office, MS-Access programming, and Lotus Notes. 1985-1988 Merchants National Bank Indianapolis, IN Key Contributions: Programmer/Analyst supporting Series/1 voice response unit, developer for Diebold Fuel Terminal system, and Deluxe Data Systems Tandem developer. Technologies: CICS/VSAM, JCL, TSO/ISPF, COBOL, Macro Level CICS/ALC, ADW, and TAL. 1984-1985 Public Service Indiana Plainfield, IN Key Contributions: Programmer/Analyst for Electrical Facility Information system developing interface from FORTRAN Based VAX system to an IDMS mainframe system. Technologies: IDMS, PDP11-70/VAX, Fortran, JCL, REXX, and COBOL. EDUCATION: 1996 Indiana University School of Law- Indianapolis 1992 MBA University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 1984 B.S. Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 1996 Admitted to practice law in Illinois and Northern District of Illinois 1995-1996 Who’s Who Among American Law Students 1995 Jack M. Haynes, Computer Software: Intellectual Property protection in the United States and Japan, 13J. MARSHALL J. COMPUTER & INFO L. 245, 267 n.2 (Winter 1995). 1986 EDS Quarterly Quality Award Winner

Ideal Companies:

Deloitte, IBM, Accenture, Google, Microsoft
 

Education level:

Law Degree

Will Relocate:

Yes

Location:

Portland, NY

Major Responsibilities

Lead domain architects aligning business and IT strategy and lead integration efforts including repalcement of integration hub resulting in savings in excess of 1 million dollars.

Work Experiences

2/1999 - Present

(private)

Manager

  • 2006 – Present VP- Commercial Group Domain Architect Manage domain and project architects specialized in development of current state, future state, and roadmaps for commercial bank while positively influencing senior and executive IT/bank management’s perception regarding architecture. Participate in RFP and advise global ESB/SOA efforts. 2003 – 2006 AVP - EAI Practice Lead Manage developers specialized in Enterprise Application Integration/SOA using WebSphere, MQ, Mercator, MDp, Seagull LegaSuite, and Genesys. 1999 - 2003 Officer/AVP – Call Center Mainframe/Test Team Lead Manage developers and testers for Retail Call Center. Key Contributions: Technical lead for $5 million dollar project to replace MDp with Seagull LegaSuite’s SOA product leading preparation of business brief, selling senior and executive management on the project given the $3 million in annual savings, develop technical conversion strategy leveraging mixture of onshore/offshore consultants in complex outsourced environment, lead risk assessment project which assessed production systems vulnerability to testing efforts leveraging offshore resources taking over production support and enhancements, manage project with onshore and offshore development to upgrade popular in-house EAI platform to MS 2000 saving $300,000, drive EAI practice to 100%+ utilization, manage $400,000 project to implement Genesys multi-site call routing enabling the business to improve agent efficiency while increasing service levels resulting in additional 80,000 answered calls, develop six MDp developers ensuring their success taking over for IBM consultants resulting in $ 500,000 in annual savings, co-design and implement in-house middleware enabling reuse and optimization resulting in annual savings of $2 million, diversify skill sets of developers enabling them to work with JAVA/C++ using OOAD techniques, develop metadata to foster and optimize integration reuse, reduce Call Center testing expense through the use of flexible data driven Winrunner scripts, sell senior management on my abilities to manage testing and mainframe given my background resulting in $100,000 in annual savings, coach and mentor team to adopt structured methodologies in development to ensure delivery dates are met with zero defects while ensuring teamwork remains paramount. Technologies: Java, XML, XSLT, Websphere MQ, Seagull LegaSuite , Mercator, Genesys, C++, COBOL, CICS/VSAM, MDp , Easytrieve +, Wiki, MS-Project, MS-Office, Lotus Notes, Winrunner, Loadrunner, Test Director, Harvest, and Epic.

5/1998 - 2/1999

Interim Technology

Manager

  • Key Contributions: Manage teams of six to eight testers focused on creating year 2000 test strategies, test plans, test cases, and Winrunner testing automation products. Technologies: MS-Office, Lotus Notes, Winrunner, OS2, and Loadrunner.

2/1988 - 5/1998

EDS

Manager

  • 1996-1998 Contract Manager/EMD Account Chicago, IL Manage contract for EDS GM/EMD account post spin-off of EDS from GM. 1988-1996 EDS Advanced System Engineer Indianapolis, IN Account representative, supervisor, and technical lead for GM EDS AGT (now Rolls Royce) account. Key Contributions: Provide counsel to account manager for EDS GM/EMD account related to the renewal of the 10 year $30 million dollar EDS/GM EMD agreement, direct team in development of 3000+ page SOW under aggressive timelines pursuant to renewal terms of GM/EDS MSA, provide support for EDS legal counsel, and perform research in support of contract renewal. Technical lead for American Software Purchasing package upgrade, project lead to establish a post-GM divestiture corporate accounting structure, supervisor for account client server team, account representative for financial and spare parts departments. Technologies: CICS/VSAM, JCL, PROFS, TSO/ISPF, COBOL, PL/1, IMS, FORTRAN, Easytrieve, ADW Case Tool, Powerbuilder, UNIX, BASIC, DBase III, and MS-Office, MS-Access programming, and Lotus Notes.

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