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Director - Information Technology Resume

Janesville, WI

SUMMARY:

  • Director, Manager and technology professional with 31 years experience in IT, 26 of which were in project management, including 23 years in people management roles.
  • I am a conscientious self - starter who has successfully planned, budgeted, and led large application development projects, ERP system installations, Microsoft Exchange implementations, and network builds, including preparation of project and department budgets.
  • Experience includes mainframe and distributed systems environments, LAN/WAN, and database administration.

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY:

Hardware: HP & Dell servers, EMC disk array, IBM AS400.

Operating Systems: AS400, Windows 10, Windows 2012 server.

Data Storage: DB2, Oracle, Access and Microsoft SQL server.

Software: Microsoft Dynamic NAV, Lawsons M3, VAI System 2000, Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, VMware.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Janesville, WI

Director - Information Technology

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all network, server and desktop related activities including purchasing new hardware and software.
  • My responsibilities also included the department budget and strategic planning.
  • Managed the successful implementation of Microsoft Dynamic NAV ERP system.
  • Installed HP servers and EMC SAN for the NAV implementation. Created a NAV system disaster recovery plan using servers in NC.
  • Installed a new wireless network in the NC facility. Set up a VPN network between the Janesville and NC facilities to carry phone and network traffic.
  • Migrated from Exchange server 2010 to Exchange server 2013.

Confidential, Janesville, WI

Manager - Information Technology

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all network, server and desktop related activities including purchasing new hardware and software.
  • My responsibilities also included the department budget and strategic planning.
  • Managed the network and help desk activities.
  • Managed a successful implementation of Infor M3 ERP system.
  • Installed a new IBM AS400 server for the M3 project.
  • Successfully Implemented the WMS application in the VAI System 2000 ERP system. This project included building a new wireless network, realigning the warehouse and implementing RF devices for data collection.
  • Implemented Microsoft Exchange email system.
  • Managed the creation of two B2B web sites.

Confidential, Waterloo, IA

Independent consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all network, server and desktop related activities including purchasing new hardware and software.
  • My responsibilities also included the department budget and strategic planning.
  • Managed the Help Desk team.
  • Successfully rebuilt Harper’s Local Area Network.
  • Successfully migrated the Enterprise Resource Planning software to new server equipment.
  • The project included upgrading the application software and database to the latest release.
  • Migrated the company’s email from Confidential ’s GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange.

Confidential, Cedar Rapids, IA

Manager - Information Technology

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of network and application specialists.
  • Managed the Windows portion of network and all desktop related activities including purchasing new hardware and software and request tracking for 500 PCs.
  • Created a Help Desk team to support the Administration and Call Center PCs.
  • Responsible for the network infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the Voice Recognition Units through out the USA.
  • Successfully managed the integration of the Windows NT servers with the HPUX servers.
  • Assisted in successfully migrating the desktop operating systems from OS2, Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 to Windows NT.
  • Migrated the company’s email from an older version of Microsoft mail on Unix to Microsoft Exchange running on Windows NT server.
  • Selected as the corporate email administrator for the Confidential of the United States.

Confidential, Cedar Rapids, IA

Director - Management Information Systems

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the network and application development teams.
  • I was responsible for developing the department budget, purchasing new hardware and software and strategic planning.
  • Managed the Help Desk team.
  • Responsible for the Network infrastructure, Servers and software.
  • Successfully migrated the server operating systems from Confidential to Windows NT server.
  • Created a structured Client/Server GUI development environment based on Delphi 2.0 and Microsoft SQL server.
  • Created a project plan then led the warehouse system rewrite.

Confidential, Iowa City, IA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the creation of a structured Client/Server GUI development environment based on the PowerBuilder 3.0/4.0 development tool using Powerclass from Serverlogic as the class library.
  • Developed the Client/Server analysis and standards documentation used in the development life cycle.
  • Managed the time keeping system upgrade.
  • Automated the process of sending PeopleSoft based employee information to the corporate HR Department.

Confidential, Cedar Rapids, IA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included performing the Product Initiation Definition, establishing the project budget, schedule and project team for a project called Proof Positive, an enhancement to the commercial billing invoices which allowed a customer to see the amount of money saved by not being with another long distance carrier.
  • Managed a portion of the Vision and VNET billing systems.
  • Created and managed the network infrastructure, resource center and the physical movement of 120 staff members.

Confidential, Iowa City, IA

Senior Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • I also participated in the installation of the new business system for the university.
  • I performed the analysis and coded the payroll entry system for the Parking department.

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