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Project Manager Resume

El Segundo, CA

CAREER SUMMARY

Coordinated the management of multiple hardware implementation projects within the Ford Data Center and PC Renewal departments. Actively worked with clients to gather necessary hardware and application information and initiated procurement, installation and ultimate disposals of assets. Tools utilized to maintain assets: Altiris Asset Management, HP Asset Management, Remedy and e-Assets management tools.

Completed a Bachelors Degree majoring in Information Technology. Over 15 years experience in the computer technology environment while working at Ford Motor Company and continued on with positions in Asset and Project Management at Hewlett-Packard and the Valassis Corporation.

Acquired a 6-SIGMA Green Belt and have many years experience with all the Microsoft Office Suite applications especially with MS Access and MS Project. Highly ambitious, persistent and thorough in all project assignments. Provide excellent customer service and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential
Web-Based Software Current

Business Owner

Planned, created and developed, with the assistance of software developers, a web-based horse farm management and invoicing software subscription service. This software provides horse farm owners, their employees and customers a method to stay connected and keep track of the daily maintenance of the horses. Confidential

Confidential
Global Marketing2008

Senior Asset Analyst - Asset Management ($72,000 per year)

Implemented the development of an Asset Management system utilizing the Altiris Asset Management application that discovered hardware and software currently in use throughout the company.

  • Monitored and tracked 95% of all networked desktop and laptop computers and 80% of all data center assets.
  • Analyzed and reported on the current software licenses in use verses the total quantity of purchased software licenses.
  • Developed various reports which depicted the current status of total in use hardware which provided management with a tool to determined end of warranty and incorporate replacement plans into future budgets.
  • Implemented reporting methods to visualize purchased software licenses and percent of licenses in use, which enabled a more accurate picture of future software needs.

Confidential, Southfield, MI
IT Staffing Services

Project Manager - Asset Management ($62,000 per year) 2007-2008

Managed the replacement of all end-of-lease Engineering and Design laptop and workstation deployment projects within the GM Proving Grounds.

  • Coordinated and managed, through onsite Build Support Specialists, the configuration, deployment and disposal of all IT Engineering Workstation leased assets, including laptops, monitors & docking stations for current employee refreshes, new hires and departing staff.
  • Overall responsibility for the organization and functional operations of the Technology Services department work room, including: receiving, storage and deployment of all technology shipments.
  • Ensured that the Asset Management database inventory was regularly updated to include all hardware changes. Developed an inventory reporting process, which provided information on assets near lease end.

Confidential, Dearborn, MI
Global manufacturer of cars and trucks

Business Analyst - Asset Management 2005-2007

Managed the eAsset database system which houses information on all of Ford Motor Company's North American PC Renewal Assets (approximately 60,000) from the point of order to final disposal. Worked with the customer to develop enhancements or updates to the current database.

  • Reported current trend analysis on all PC renewal assets returned to the leasing company; investigated and corrected process abnormalities.
  • Worked with the customer in defining project scope, business requirements, business value / metrics, and supported translation of those requirements into design specifications.
  • Assisted the customer with the translation of business and technical requirements into Information Technology design specifications.
  • Participated in the planning, creation and execution of business partner solution testing and acceptance.
Application Technology Specialist - Confidential, 2001-2005

Supported the application and technology portfolio management including: health of the portfolio, release management, change control, supporting lifecycle, workload management, consumption management and capacity demand management.

  • Planned and implemented over 200 project launches and server implementations. Regularly worked on an average of ten server projects simultaneously.
  • Provided guidance and acted as a management focal point to ensure data center integrity during the Volvo Data Center hardware migration into the Ford Data Center.
  • Collaborated with other Information Technology activities to reach solutions and ensure compliance to standards.
  • Developed and web published the Asset Center Metric Reporting service providing on-demand data retrieval and trend analysis.
  • Led the functions of various technology support groups and vendors in collaboration with customer requirements insuring that the technical architecture was in line with Ford standards.
  • Worked as a liaison with customers to identify client / server funding and capacity requirements to support customer applications and proposed Service Level Agreements.

Technical Support Analyst - Confidential, 1997-2001
Provided system hardware and software support of the engineering workstation during installations, moves and equipment disposals. Worked with the customer to allow for minimum down time during asset transition.

  • Provided leadership of the UNIX Move activity and supervised the movement of over 1,000 engineering workstation (SUN, HP, and IBM) throughout the various Dearborn Ford buildings.
  • Developed a UNIX shell script which located customers on previous move plans resulting in a 15% productivity increase and reduced customer down time.
  • Developed weekly metric reports demonstrating average install time which depicted a better view on the number of possible installs per project.
EDUCATION

BBA, Information Technology
MBA, Business Administration

TRAINING / TECHNICAL SKILLS

Project Management
HP Asset Management
Altiris Asset Management
Remedy
MicroSoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, Access, Project and PowerPoint
Managing Information Technology Projects
Consumer Six Sigma
Business Analysis - Workflow Modeling
Visio and Flow Charter

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