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Applications Manager Resume

Miami, FL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Miami, FL

Applications Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Applications Manager for Univision Programming and Scheduling suite of applications, including the following applications: Content Management, Title and Order Management, Scheduling Resources, Equipment and Tracking, Business Intelligence Reporting and Media Content Platform.
  • Migrated the Media Content Platform application to the Google Cloud Platform, reflecting a $120K reduction on Operational Expenses.
  • Planned and Implemented many Software Application Releases for the managed applications.
  • Served as the QA Lead working with Vendors to standardized, document and maintain the QA Test Cases on HP Application Lifecycle Management.
  • Implemented QA Test Cases Automation on HP Application Lifecycle Management, ultimately increasing productivity and reducing QA resources, reflecting an $90K reduction on Operational Expenses.
  • Provided Best Practices to Support team on Ticket and Incident handling and resolution, resulting on a $50K on support Operational Expenses.
  • Implemented Agile Project Management (Scrum Framework) within the department.
  • Product Owner for the suite of applications. Maintained a well - groomed Product Backlog.
  • Implemented the Univision Deportes Network Livestreaming into the Univision Deportes App and online properties. Included signal acquisition, transcoding, tiered authentication for MPVDs and Electronic Programming Guide Integration.
  • Executed the 2017 Disaster Recovery Exercises for all managed applications. Ultimately, complying with the Business Continuity Plan and documenting the process.
  • Monitored critical application operations KPI, ultimately reducing $40K on Operational Expenses.
  • Monitored and reduced CAPEX and OPEX for all Capital Projects.
  • Vendor Management including SOW and contract negotiations.
  • Application and Data Governance Lead for the Supply Chain Services Governance team.
  • Infrastructure and application Roadmap Management for Application Patch Releases.

Confidential, Miami, FL

IT Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded and Revitalized the WebSphere Infrastructure to Application Server 8 for the B2B (Cruise Match, Cruising Power and Choice Air) and Celebrity Cruises (www.celebritycruises.com) web sites. Decreased deployment and service time by 25%, ultimately reducing Operational Expenses by $500K. Managed full regression QA Testing and Performance Testing using HP Quality Center and Load Runner.
  • Upgraded and retired IBM eServer i5 Midrange Servers which housed 100+ Linux systems, ultimately reducing operating costs by $700K on maintenance fees. Standardized all Midrange servers to the IBM Power 795 which provides more performance, energy efficiency, and scalability.
  • Upgraded the WebSphere Business Integrator to IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). The scope of the project included development, testing and migration of the Payments, Refund, off Shore Reservations Module and Data Warehouse interfaces from WBI to WESB Infrastructure, ultimately reducing performance issues and Operational Expenses by $75K.
  • Upgraded the SAS Production and Non-Production environments to Version 9.3. SAS Enterprise Guide user projects. SAS Enterprise Miner user projects. SAS user client software and SAS Platform Computing Suite were also upgraded as part of the project. Ultimately reducing performance issues and Operational Expenses by $75K.
  • Implemented an Apple Lab environment to efficiently manage all Apple devices (Servers and end-user devices). Met compliance requirements by building an Apple lab
  • Engaged external consultants to provide an analysis and best practices of the Microsoft Active Directory, including OU structure, Group Policy Object, Quest Monitoring, and Forest Level Backup

Confidential

Project Manager - Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed $5M in Capital Projects for the organization
  • Provided IT Leadership with project reporting, and forecasting on the health of mission critical projects from the portfolio. Managed resource demand with vendors, partners and IT management
  • Rolled out and implemented several Co-branded websites, mobile apps, and APIs for content syndication.
  • Implemented Agile Project Management (Scrum Framework) in the organization
  • Implemented Rally Agile Project Management by setting up Programs and Projects
  • Conducted Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospective and Backlog Refinement Meeting with the team. Planned User Stories, Sprints, Iterations, and Release Planning in Rally.
  • Rolled out the company mobile web site
  • Rolled out the new Content Management System for the global units
  • Created Prototypes of new redesign, gather requirements and feedback from users.
  • Implemented World Cup 2010 co-branded websites.
  • Implemented mobile and web feeds for Yahoo, Bing, and several European partners.
  • Implemented SMS alerts for different European markets and carriers.

Confidential

IT Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Project status report (Cost, Time, and Quality) on the health of mission critical capital projects, and managed resource demand with vendors and other IT managers.
  • Implemented application deployment releases for Univision.com applications.
  • Evaluated, participated and completed the migration of critical applications to Savvis (Cyxtera) Data Center to reduce Infrastructure costs.
  • Implemented multiple business partner Integrations with Maven Networks, Akamai and Telestream
  • Launched Univision.com Video Portal strategy with Window Media Services, and Telestream’s FlipFactory and multiple video players.
  • Defined the footprint and roadmap for Univision Publishing Content Management System.
  • Transformed user’s requests into well-documented business requirements.

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