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Project Management Consultant Resume

Bethesda, MD

SUMMARY:

  • IT Infrastructure application development A proven visionary and strategic executive - level Information Technology (IT) leader providing enterprise design and externally focused best-in-class services in: the delivery of business process 3improvements; strategic IT solutions; and connecting IT to business strategies that boost efficiency, profitability and growth .
  • Decisive, results-focused executive level leader with 15+ years of business management and IT experience, with an emphasis on administration, operations, infrastructure, security, and project management .
  • Responsible for supervision of staff handling network operations, data centers, telecommunications, application development, desktop and application delivery, mobility, and enterprise databases. Areas of expertise include management practices, organizational change, Business Process Reengineering (BPR), project management, and policy and procedure development.
  • Able to define IT visions/plans at the global/enterprise level, define and source precise IT solutions to support business objectives, build cost-effective and scalable solutions that support business growth, and improve strategic approach to cyber security and risk management.
  • Track record for success in planning, managing and executing projects. Effective in negotiating and building strong relations with appropriate vendors to reduce costs, improve support/service, and support strategic goals.
  • Developed agenda and training for cyber security awareness for new employees and senior level executives.
  • Provided security training to new employees and external stakeholders.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Strategic IT Planning
  • Infrastructure Management
  • System Development Lifecycle
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Vendor Relations/Management
  • Information Systems Security
  • ITIL V3/CMMI
  • Project Management
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Project Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Manage new and ongoing large-scale data center consolidation and migration projects.
  • Develop project plans. Manage project scope, schedule, cost and risk and issue logs.
  • Collaborate and interface with various internal teams and vendors to provide guidance and ensure adherence to the client IT Standards and Criteria.
  • Lead technical and management meetings related to the planning, development, deployment and maintenance of each project.
  • Serve as liaison between divisions and manage customer expectations through all phases of the project.
  • Managed the successful migration/upgrade of analog and ISDN systems to a VoIP Unified Communications solution.
  • Support infrastructure activities to include network, server, performance, applications, and capacity.
  • Consult with client and assist in development of strategy, plans, and solutions for projects.
  • Work with client helping them to define their needs and address issues they are facing.
  • Support multiple project implementations and ensure that project deliverables are within budget, scope and schedule.

Key Technologies/Skills: Architectural/engineering CADD platforms (AutoCad), ArcGIS, Visio, Powerpoint, MS Project, Struxureware datacentre manager, PM methodologies, BICSI Standards, Disaster Recovery, Microsoft Azure

Confidential, Washington, DC

Project Management Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Determining adequacy of financial and internal controls and making recommendations for improvements; recommending and implementing security and system control procedures.
  • Identifying, analyzing and implementing appropriate strategies and processes to forecast and exceed competitor behavior.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to business and development support throughout Agile product lifecycle including requirements, design, development, test, deployment, and business readiness. .
  • Producing and reviewing content for user guides, training classes, and other end user documentation for applications and processes.
  • Managing the migration to a virtual call center to include a VoIP Unified Communications soft phone solution.
  • Planning and executing seamless, cost-effective migration to new cloud-based network architecture; managing full transition process with new database, network, and virtual call center.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Reengineered IT organization and key applications to strengthen quality of service, timely delivery, and improved reliability.
  • Aligned IT resources with agency personnel to drive the development of IT strategy and ensure meeting business needs while boosting value, cost savings, and process improvement.
  • Maintained solid relationships with business partners, prime contractors, and resellers.
  • Held accountable for the overall security, compliance, reviews, audits and mitigation of audit findings for the agency, relating to safeguarding Mainframe Tax and Unemployment Insurance application systems such as DC Online Compensation System (DOCS), District Unemployment Tax Accounting System (DUTAS), and Wage Record Interchange System (WRIS)
  • Developed information security policies, procedures and security design plans using in-depth knowledge of and experience with with state and federal compliance/regulatory directives, NIST publications and industry information security best practices.
  • Designed and managed the creation of a dashboard containing analytical and graphical reporting services on the agency Intranet using Tableau, Forena Reports, and DataTables.net library.
  • Implemented private cloud platform with the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) and migrated applications to new resource pools utilizing Confidential storage models.
  • Implemented a disaster recovery solution between data centers utilizing Confidential SAN & NAS using VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus.
  • Project manager for the ESSP, the first phase of unemployment insurance modernization.
  • Successfully implemented on scheduled DC’s first online method of allowing employers to file wages online, streamlining processes and cutting costs with third party vendors.

Operations Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided strong tactical leadership to the network operations team and drove resolution of all network and server issues affecting internal and external customers.
  • Participated and executed Department of Labor (DOL) audit remediations.
  • Implemented security measures for the Confidential (BLS).
  • Successfully reorganized and transitioned agency telephony systems from a PBX backbone to a IP Telephony system to a full VoIP solution integrating Unified Messaging.
  • Successfully implemented a pilot VDI effort with plans for agency-wide application.

Technologies/Skills: Crystal Reports XI, PL/SQL, Oracle 10g, Oracle Business/SOA Suite, Tableau, ESB, SDLC, Basecamp, Jira, MS Project, Visio, QA/QC, BPA/BPR, RA, PM methodologies (waterfall, agile, RAD, Vmodel, scrum), Cloud, VMware, HIPAA, NIST, IRS 1075, NETTAPP, Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013, Microsoft Visual Studios 2013(VS2013), Microsoft SQL Management Studios, Windows Server 2008/Server 2012 R2, Adobe Suite (Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), MS Project, MS Visio, MS Office Suite, WebEx, VersionOne, Skype for Business, GoToMeeting, Google Drive and Suite, C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript

Confidential, Washington, DC

IT Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation using sampling, and comparative content and historical data analysis for the feasibility study of modernizing the Child Support Enforcement System.
  • Developed and monitored subject data ranges for integrity and accuracy.
  • Prepared and presented briefings for senior executive service employees.

Technologies/Skills: Crystal Reports, SQL, Oracle Business/SOA, Sun Solaris, Disaster Recovery, MS project, Visio, VMWare technologies, Citrix, Juniper, BPR/BPA, RA, PM methodologies (Waterfall, agile), QA/QC, SDLC, HIPPA, NIST, IRS 1075, Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013, Microsoft Visual Studios 2013(VS2013), Microsoft SQL Management Studios, Windows Server 2008/Server 2012 R2, Adobe Suite (Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), MS Project, MS Visio, MS Office Suite, WebEx, VersionOne, Skype for Business, GoToMeeting, Google Drive and Suite, C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript

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