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It Consultant Resume

Fargo, ND

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Fargo, ND

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited back as a consultant upon my return to the US from living abroad to assist with a Confidential Security Process and claim and payment processing migration project.
  • Draft contingency plans for disaster recovery of critical systems per Confidential guidelines
  • Security Lockdown of Servers following Confidential Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG’s)
  • Provide Proof of system security compliance for numerous audits (SSAE 16 and 912)
  • UNIX and Linux System and application admin to replace core claim & payment, batch and real - time processing system from M2 to Tibco.
  • Manage and Design application deployments across multiple systems and technologies
  • New systems consists of Dev, Test, Production environments with 37 new servers, plus 12 CEM servers.
  • Planned and tested use cases and load testing on new environment
  • Locked down new and legacy systems with Confidential STIG’s
  • Ongoing application and server administration for 14 server system legacy claim and payment processing system
  • Experience with JBoss, Websphere, MQ, Oracle, GPFS, and CIFS.
  • Understand and Utilize ITIL principles and processes
  • Implemented Government Mandates for HIPAA 5010
  • Planned and Implemented Government Mandated ICD 9 to and ICD 10 transition

IT Project Team Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management for all projects related to systems
  • Selected to manage a new team, consisting of team members from 2 existing teams and new hires
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and terminations.
  • Responsible for daily performance management, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, and compensation allocations
  • Project Lead of 4010/5010 File Format Change
  • Coordination and Communication of numerous vendors and providers
  • Ensure ITIL framework is followed by team

IT Project Management / UNIX & Linux System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited back as a consultant after obtaining my MBA, to focus on developing and improving claim processing practices and procedures.

Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a cross-function team of 14 including IT, EDI, and claims processing vendors
  • Coordinate the execution of tasks by leading and managing team members
  • Implementing 2 new software suites to manage claims and payment processing
  • New System consists of 15 new Prod servers, 15 new Test servers, and 13 new Dev Servers.
  • Monthly project updates given to Executive Team at Confidential
  • Hit Confidential mandated milestones

Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Improved claim processing availability for trading partners to 99.8%
  • Implemented 25 new servers, doubling the daily claim processing from 300K to 600K
  • 13 month project, with numerous cross function teams represented on the 11 person team

Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Highly complex situation due to ongoing issues in application prior to Optimization and Redesign
  • Led a 4 person IT team

Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • 5 Primary team members consisting of; Server, Applications and IS professionals
  • Responsible for integrations with M2, Blue Squared, and Blue Exchange
  • The clustered solutions from Sun will allow for higher availability and stability

UNIX / Linux System Administrator / Technical Support Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Administered critical claims and payment processing system
  • Unix and Linux System Administrator
  • Oracle Database Administrator
  • Administered Tivoli Storage Manager on over 600 servers.
  • Experience with multiple security guidelines, including HIPAA, Confidential, PHI, and others.
  • Extensive experience with Confidential STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides)
  • Shell and PERL scripting
  • Installed Critical Security Patches, having them in production within 72 hours

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