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Sr. Vp Information Technologies / Project Management / Enterprise Management Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Senior Executive with expertise in Upper Level Management in IT, NOC, NMS, Enterprise, Network, Systems, and Project Management Department management, operations, networks, enterprise management, business development and strategic planning. Have extensive experience within management, administration, and operations areas of IT Management.
  • Experienced in large, leading edge networks, Data Center Consolidations, and relocations as well as data centers within IT and NMS, focusing on design and implementation of networks resulting in net savings to the company of 38%, an increase of productivity of 80% and return on investment 98%.
  • Improved consumer and business continuity from $65 million to $103 million annually via improvements and virtualization.
  • Increased industry operations savings reduction in costs of IT assets of 15% in a highly competitive market.
  • Drove market share from 42% to 52% for consumer products, within better use of existing IT assets flexibility in developing and deploying new environments, a significantly smaller hardware footprint
  • Saved $15 million by rationalizing number of operational facilities and consolidating from 13 to 4.
  • Reduced cost of raw materials from 68% to 65% by leveraging consolidated purchasing, and assist processes.
  • Substantially enhanced efficiency and data accuracy by standardizing computer systems throughout business operations.
  • New Business and Process Management. Focused on the roll out of pilot across all of Life New Business as well as system modifications that are needed to support the true future state. Data background to set up the long term metrics infrastructure through the projects.
  • Added $5 million to the annual bottom line by instituting Six Sigma lean methodologies.
  • Took large enterprise operations from $2 million loss over 2 years to $1.5 million annual profit.
  • Generated a $4 million profit swing for several US and international companies operations.
  • Reversed over 30 companies, within health, and government from $2 million annual loss to $1 million annual profit.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Architecture - OSI (Open Systems Interconnect), SNA (Systems Network Architecture), and ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
  • Methodologies - Six Sigma Tools (FMEA, DOE, SOA, etc), and ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
  • Business Management, Business Continuity, and Business Restructuring
  • Change Management, Problem Management, Data Center Operations and Management
  • Systems and Operations Management, Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Management and Design
  • FCAPS - Fault, Configurations, Assets/Accounts, Performance, and Security Management
  • IP (Internet Protocol), IS (Information Services), IT (Information Technology) Management
  • Management Operations Consulting, Network - Design, Implementation, and Operations and Management, Network Communications
  • Network Systems, NMS Architecture, NOC Management, Operations Consulting
  • TNM (Telecommunications Network Management), and QA (Quality Assurance)
  • Telecommunications
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN: Architecture, Desktop, environments and applicable dependencies.
  • Legacy Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM/VTAM systems, client server systems, centralized and distributed
  • Strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills
  • Excellent reporting skills, both written and verbal, including ability to produce and present power point presentations to a diverse audience.
  • Solid ability to work with all levels of the organization, internal and external
  • Ability to set expectations and drive for success
  • Project Management demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end
  • Managing diverse project resources, with an eye for team work and leadership
  • Proven project management, problem solving, and budget/capital management
  • Major Data/Server Migration project management/coordination.
  • Supervisory responsibilities in compliance with Company's policies and applicable laws, including Health and Safety, Quality Standards, Investors in People, Sarbanes Oxley, Environmental Policy,
  • Desktop Migration System and Symantec, Client Migration tools
  • Understanding potential impacts to the working environment caused by deployment activities
  • Understanding of impact of decisions and actions and what they can have on productivity, risk, and of budgetary considerations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, IA

Sr. VP Information Technologies / Project Management / Enterprise Management

Responsibilities:

  • New Business and Process Management.
  • Focused on the roll out of pilot across all of Life New Business as well as system modifications that are needed to support the true future state.
  • Managed, varying size and complexity, following standardized project management processes
  • Oversaw all project related disciplines required for the successful and timely completion of the project
  • Developed effective relationships with internal and external customers, for data, applications, data center consolidations, networks, telecommunications, etc
  • Consolidated 10,000 site elements for relocation, to two Data Centers.
  • With Disaster Recovery.
  • Planning/Executing, relocation and consolidation of SLA’s and Build outs, data center relocation’s.
  • Responsible for managing several large complex, cross-functional teams of professionals to ensure delivery of the project at the highest quality levels and within budget parameters.
  • Overseeing all project related disciplines required for the successful and timely completion of project
  • Developed effective relationships with internal and external customers for applications, systems, databases and networks of the consolidation of the data centers.
  • Relocation and build out of over 8 independent data centers, consolidating them to three centers with disaster recovery and minimum of Tier 1 through Tier 5. Total square footage of over 100,000 feet with a major system being 1000+ servers.
  • Educated personnel in problem solving techniques, methodology that focuses on permanent countermeasures for problems and preventing defects through continuous process improvements.
  • Responsible for managing the life-cycle portion of projects from inception through implementation.
  • Responsible for coordinating the requirements, development, quality assurance, documentations, and implementation processes.
  • Managed three shifts of personnel (15 individuals total) being responsible for new product line start-ups including scheduling, tooling trials, production documentation, and pre-production trials.
  • Managed and consulted in enterprise management control centers design setup and deployment.
  • Educated personnel in problem solving techniques
  • Consolidated 100,000 site elements for relocation, of 14 Data Centers to 4, with Disaster Recovery
  • New Business and Process Management. Focused on the roll out of pilot across all of Life New Business as well as system modifications that are needed to support the true future state. Data background to set up the long term metrics infrastructure through the projects.
  • Responsible for managing the life-cycle portion of projects from inception through operations.
  • Responsible keeping the project moving forward to a successful, timely completion within budget.
  • Responsible for coordinating the requirements, development, quality assurance, documentations, and implementation processes.

Technologies: Project Management, Data Center, Disaster Recovery, SAP, Data-center consolidations, Performance Management, Capacity Management, Project Management

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Director IP Networks Engineering Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and implemented appropriate network procedures with management to insure the highest availability and reliability.
  • Provided Expert support to NOC and Technical operations groups to resolve open IP network related tickets and issues.
  • Provided detailed support, technical expertise in the operation of the IP Routers, Switches, SONET and Optical Transport networks.
  • Participated in developing network designs and solutions.
  • Provided technical support to Equipment Installers and Network Testers as required.
  • Developed and managed life cycle procedures to insure capacity and network updates are seamlessly incorporated into the production of all 8 networks, within 23 states.
  • Provided IP/SAP Engineering resources to implement network changes during approved Changed Management Windows.
  • Responsible for documentation and management all public and private IP spaces and coordinate allocation of IP addresses.
  • Managed all Vendor related trouble tickets and TAC cases related to production Networks.
  • Developed process and procedures for ongoing online maintenance and diagnostics of network delivered services.
  • Maintained updated engineering records of the network including network maps, databases, optical schematics, and wavelength plans.
  • Developed operational training programs to provide customers and technical operations with training in the data network operations.
  • Provided assistance with the design and review of equipment.
  • Responsible for complex systems environment using established configuration and change management processes.

Technologies: Project Management, SAP, Performance Management, Capacity Management, Fault Management, Problem Management, IP Routers, Switches, SONET, Optical Transport Networks

Confidential, Bellevue, NE

VP Operations / Network Operations / Information Technologies

Responsibilities:

  • IT/IS/NOC responsibilities for 24/7-hour availability of multiple Confidential 5000 clients networks of production and corporate IT services.
  • Responsible for ensuring the technology and processes are in place and followed, service interruptions are tracked to resolutions.
  • Responsible for all IT/IS/NOC project processes, tracking, and driving solutions to better ensure availability and reliability of client services.
  • Ensured scheduling, staff motivation and performance review my regular duties.
  • New Business and Process Management. Focused on the roll out of pilot across all of Life New Business as well as system modifications that are needed to support the true future state. Data background to set up the long term metrics infrastructure through the projects.
  • Responsible for adherence and implementation of ITIL methodologies, including Change and Problem Management. Interfaced with engineering, sales, clients, Pre-sales, Senior management, project managers etc.
  • Help Desk management, and enterprise management leaderships.
  • Enterprise Systems Management with strong background in delivery of FCAPS, and BSM solutions to IT/IS and NOC responsibilities for 24/7-hour availability of multiple Military clients networks including the monitoring, notification, tracking and problem resolution of production and corporate IT services.
  • Developed and implemented appropriate standards and procedures to maximize network services and to meet or exceed up time commitments, maximize availability and to ensure security and integrity of systems and data. Managed the network management capacity planning process for over 300,000 elements.
  • Responsible for ensuring the technology and processes are in place and followed, service interruptions are tracked to resolution and proper escalation to appropriate personnel at the client and within the company are followed.
  • Hands-on management of 24/7 IT groups and Network Operation Center (NOC), Help Desk management, and management leaderships.
  • Enterprise Systems Management with strong background in delivery of FCAPS solutions IT/IS/NOC responsibilities for 24/7-hour availability of multiple Confidential 2000 clients networks including the monitoring, notification, tracking and problem resolution of production and corporate IT services. Responsible for ensuring the technology and processes are in place and followed, service interruptions are tracked to resolution and proper escalation to appropriate personnel at the client and within the company are followed.
  • Responsible for all IT/IS/NOC/SAP reporting processes, tracking, and driving solutions to better ensure availability and reliability of services.
  • Ensured scheduling, staff motivation and performance reviews as part of my regular duties.
  • Worked with engineering, sales, clients, Pre-sales, Senior management, project managers with 150+ employees at 4 subsidiaries located in NE, MO, MN, KC and TX, providing high tech applications to industries of over $120 Million.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Director Network Operations Management

Responsibilities:

  • Managed 4 managers, and 25 Network Engineers and Project Managers within 25 projects doing, NCC assessments, engineering, deployments, designs, setups, personnel, and operations.
  • Project managed, NMS OSS/BSS and SAP, FCAPS assessment deployment, and management.
  • Ensured manageability of enterprise peripherals, servers, systems, applications, and databases.
  • Analyzed, designed, managed, planned, and controlled projects for all aspects of the IT.
  • Managed the enterprise management project cost center and budgets.
  • Hired developers, programmers, and managed the enterprise management groups.
  • Enforced standards, corporate directions on integrated network/systems management.
  • Reasonable for Enterprise Systems Management FCAPS solutions, Monitored Quality Assurance.
  • Provided direction to several resources based upon the needs of the activities.
  • Responsible for understanding problems, bringing issues to resolution, and escalating as necessary to meet timelines.
  • Responsible for end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process.
  • Project management and all similar/related work experiences, with a focus on large, complex projects, to be successful.
  • Responsible for deployment 4 Data Centers and NOC’s for Nextel International, in Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Reston VA, with all Disaster Recovery, redundancy and proper backups for a mesh in all NOC’s, with proper procedures and process, for testing and keeping all Data, Data Bases, Applications, and Networks all redundant for proper Disaster Recovery. With procedures compliment for outages within 1, 2 or 3 Sites being down at the same time
  • Strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills. Ability to work with all levels of the organization., with migrations, processes and tools in a large, standardized LAN environment, knowledge of the client LAN
  • Architecture and some Active Directory, previous experience with the client LAN environment,
  • Excellent reporting skills, both written and verbal, including ability to produce and present power point presentations to a diverse audience.
  • New Business and Process Management. Focused on the roll out of pilot across all of Life New Business as well as system modifications that are needed to support the true future state. Data background to set up the long term metrics infrastructure through the projects.
  • Experienced managing diverse project resources, with an eye for team work and leadership, with the ability to set expectations and drive for success.
  • Responsible for driving assigned LAN Consolidation projects and related initiatives.
  • Understanding deliverable’s and time lines for products and services that are required in the LAN/Desktop environment due to various drivers (risk, security, audit, productivity, etc.), built the strategy and approaches, and then made sure it is followed through.

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