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Technical Architecture Manager/consultant Resume

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Technology & transformational leadership highly instrumental in driving strategic projects, safeguarding systems, tightening controls, cutting expenditures, improving processes, and increasing capacity to meet business needs
  • Multi - million $ Project Leadership System Integration Application Security/Deployment Performance Testing
  • Strategic-thinking and performance-driven technology executive and IT professional with 9+ years experience in managing enterprise-wide, complex cross-functional projects with invincible confidence, and delivering robust IT systems and enterprise infrastructures. Developed and trained large-sized teams through the complexities of differing agendas and cultures, and timely delivered Financial, HR, and other systems and infrastructure within budgets and as per specifications.
  • Recognized for leadership in project planning, scheduling, prioritization, contingency and risk planning, work assignments, and definition of scope for enterprise information systems projects, along with SDLC methodologies
  • Transformational change management leader with subject matter expertise in systems integration and migration, configuration, release management, application security, performance testing, and application deployment
  • A business process optimizer and an active cost manager, adept at capturing operational savings through re-engineering business processes, managing and negotiating with vendors, and creating re-usable programs/templates
  • Maximize technology investment, effectively implement on IT business strategy, drive innovation, expand service and technical capabilities, and guide long term technology advancement planning
  • Inspire team commitment, workforce diversity, quality performance, and compliance with organizational directives. Strong relationship builder and persuasive / influential negotiator with suppliers and 3rd party support teams working with the client.

CORE COMPETENCIES INCLUDE:

  • Project & Software Development Life Cycle Management
  • Enterprise Infrastructure Planning & Implementation
  • Application Security, Testing, and Deployment
  • Cross Functional Collaboration & Team Leadership
  • Configuration & Release Planning / System Integration
  • Vendor Negotiations & Management
  • Staff Trainings / Optimized Technical Support
  • Effective Communications & Presentations

TECHNOLOGY FORTE:

Advanced MS Office Suite: MS Word / MS Excel / MS PowerPoint / MS Outlook

Proficient in: PeopleSoft, Infor Workforce Management, Oracle Database, SQL Server Database, Structured Query Language (SQL), Windows Server and Unix, HP Quality Center ALM, Loadrunner, Tableau, Cognos Reporting, GlobalScape, Tivoli Scheduler, Powerplant

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC): management, Deployment and Release Management

Proficient in: PeopleSoft Administration, Applcation Security Administration, Migration (Configuration/Code), Installation/Upgrades/Patching, Batch Scheduling and Maintenance, Performance Testing and System Integration.

Experience with PeopleSoft Products: Financials (FSCM) 9.1, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 9.1, Human Capital Management (HCM) 9.1, Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) 9.1 and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 9.1 and Portal 9.1, Phire Migration Tool, Infor Workforce Management 4.1 and 6.1.5, Oracle Database 10G and 11G

PROFESSIONAL WORK HISTORY:

Technical Architecture Manager/Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Championed delivery of Financial and Human Resources Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications for multiple clients in the State and Utility sectors within timelines, budgets, and as per specifications
  • Managed a full gamut of enterprise infrastructure planning activities, encompassing system integration, application security and deployment, environment management, performance testing, batch testing and initialization
  • Provided technology leadership and guidance to teams in the management of work streams for multi-release projects for PeopleSoft applications; coached, guided, and mentored 9 (7 onshore/ 2 offshore) consultants
  • Triumphed in accomplishing over 30 deployment successful passes of building, configuring and releasing new environments for multiple test phases, including 8 production releases
  • Cultivated strong ties with suppliers to validate enterprise architecture solutions, verify methods, manage compliance, and evaluating hardware interfaces with integrated system
  • Saved organizational costs through creating re-usable programs and templates; excelled at maintaining 25+ environments with total solutions for approximately 30 different integrating systems
  • Combated skills gaps of technical staff through continuous trainings and workshops, related to various aspects of technical support and project management (batch, security, integration, performance, migrations, environments)

Confidential

IT PROJECT MANAGER, Zanesville, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Operated in a pivotal Technical Lead role to drive multi-release divestiture of two companies, with full accountabilities of building a new data center along with leading go-live functions for applications
  • Integral member of the restructuring team from scratch; delivered multiple applications, trained up the new IT organization employees and transitioned them into Steady State support
  • Introduced business-driven benchmarks for establishing application deployment and security requirements, processes and procedures for monitoring, tracking, and enhancing security and instituted global 24x7 support
  • Served as Program Deployment Lead to ensure the final 15 deployments/releases; delivered 5 applications as the Infor Workforce Management and Corporate Applications Technical Lead
  • Leveraged analytical skills to evaluate project impact on 300 applications due to network separation; integral member of deployment team (deployment lead) driving out the network separation cut between the two companies
  • Pivotal member of the team responsible to transition the applications to a new data center (post acquisition of CPG by TransCanada) - Collaborated closely with project teams and navigated processes to ensure project success
  • Start-to-success leader of the Confidential project - a multi release Financial Transformation project, involving consolidation of 4 different company general ledgers onto a single GL entity

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