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Information Security Initiatives Manager Pm/infrastructure Pm Resume

Alpharetta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • 27 years Sr. Information Technology Professional
  • 15 years hands - on operations (Coding, Network/Systems administrator)
  • 12 years project management (Security/Infrastructure/Applications)
  • Technical Project Manager/Solutions Architecture
  • Infrastructure lead for server and network implementations.
  • Reviewed all infrastructure requests prior to implementation by the engineering team.
  • Solutions review ensured best practices for utilizing bandwidth and ensuring network security controls were valid for proposed requests.
  • Updated network topology as changes were approved and implemented by the engineering team.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Information Security Initiatives Manager PM/Infrastructure PM

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the entire physical to virtual migration and OS upgrade project across the bank.
  • Migrated all aging 2003 servers to newer devices.
  • Upgraded all aging OS bank owned applications for compliance and warranty adherence.
  • Managed the implementations of security solutions for Citrix, Gatekeeper, EdAssist, WSAM, Open Vera and VDI requests to migrate non-managed users from MyED to VeRA. Managed implementations for two factor authentication enterprise wide.
  • Conduct security control gap analysis and mapping controls to ISO27001 and FedRAMP/NIST( 800.53) Frameworks. Interface with internal and 3rd party assessors to satisfy regulatory requirements (i.e. FFIEC, ISO27001 and PCI). Advised on development and implementation of polices supporting information security.
  • Conduct security exception reviews, security advisements and consultation support for core infrastructure and application platforms.
  • Principle lead for remediations of internal and external/3rd party audit findings.
  • Anticipated and identified security risks and issues that may impact lines of business. Consulted with technical staff on remediations.
  • Proficient use of security software and common commercial testing tools (Qualys, Splunk, Access Manager, Key Pass and Fire Eyes/Tanium).
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot technical issues for both hardware and software applications.
  • Strong negotiations and conflict resolution skills.

Infrastructure Cloud Project Manager

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Project portfolio: Amazon Web Services System Upgrades (Cloud), Horton works Hadoop Big Data on Amazon EC2 (Cloud), Window upgrades and India SAP HCM EHP7
  • Manage all aspects of implementing infrastructure requests for services with CTO operations, vendor partners, and managed service providers.
  • Directly manage the relationship between Confidential, IBM and Amazon for all cloud and infrastructure related projects.
  • Responsible for setup of VPN, remote access and hybrid cloud solutions.
  • Responsible for ensuring financial approval and determining the correct chart of authority prior to project kickoff.
  • This includes budget responsibility for both capital and operating expenditures.
  • Responsible for project reporting, schedules and report distribution.
  • Engage all engineering resources during project discovery activities, to ensure scope and requirements are void of ambiguity.
  • Conduct monthly meetings with the organizations CIO to ensure all signatures and approvals were btained for project budgets and procurement requests.

Technology/Engineering Sr. Project Manager

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all aspects of the project lifecycles which included the migration of three newly acquired companies, emerging markets efforts and scoring/attributes for the insurance business vertical. Lead a matrix team of thirty resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Managed and delivered XML and JSON driven applications, coordinated infrastructure datacenter consolidations, migrated e - mail servers and retired all inactive hardware/apps.
  • Managed project scope and requirements (BRD and FRS) which included Use/Test Cases. Worked closely with both UAT and QA teams. Processed requirements and deliverables in both agile and waterfall methods.
  • Conducted monthly sponsors meetings for the business and technologies CIO, Sr. VP, Directors and direct reports. This meeting covered status of each effort, change logs, recent successes, new project initiation and new projects awaiting legal approval/signoffs.
  • Facilitated joint planning with the external and internal clients throughout the entirety of the project.
  • Ensured all client-facing applications were Qualys security scanned prior to migration.
  • Managed multiple and competing demands and priorities determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk using appropriate fact-based metrics/assumptions.
  • Managed both Roadmap and Integration efforts.
  • Managed Capital Expenditure spending. (Cap Z and Cap X)
  • Resolved issues and conflicts, remove barriers, and resolve minor project issues. Act as escalation point for potential conflicts between direction and project constraints.

Sr. Security Project Manager

Confidential, Norcross, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all aspects of PCI/ Confidential projects and project lifecycles by effectively initiating, planningscheduling, controlling, and bringing to closure multiple large, high profile, high priority payment card projects.
  • Captured all business and functional requirements in conjunction with scope of work.
  • Controlled and tracked project performance, time allocations, cost, and quality by constantly evaluating project progress and conducting regular team status meetings.
  • Mapped framework controls to satisfy gap analysis.
  • Anticipated and identified security risks and issues that may impact lines of business. Consulted with technical staff on remediations.
  • Monitored and reported on the status of project efforts (including weekly time reporting, monthly resource forecasting, monthly executive reporting, issue management and risk prevention/mitigation)

Project Manager

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed projects and/or programs in a fast - paced environment
  • Assisted in improving project management processes and tools to develop and maintain the project management office within BlackBerry Operations
  • Managed internal client relationships with project stakeholders and senior management, and interact at a high level with decision-makers both internally and externally
  • Managed highly skilled, cross-functional teams (software developers, IT operations, vendorsbusiness stakeholders and consultants) across one or more projects
  • Drive project requirements, priorities and deadlines and provide master project planning to ensure project deliverables are met according timelines and budget
  • Prepared and presented progress reports for management

Sr. Project Manager/Infrastructure Business Analyst

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitation of stakeholder meetings particularly with the executive business units (managersdirectors, vice presidents and CIO) was selected to work on an eight - member team directly for
  • Lead print and mail projects to implement new scope of work from USPS and streamlined process to generate millions in revenue.
  • Build Test Plans, Process Flows, Test Strategies, Test Cases, Use Cases, business requirements, risk assessment and regression testing while adhering to the appropriate SDLC processes.
  • Analyzed test results, track defects, generate reports/graphs using Quality Center. This also includes continual interaction with Confidential 's Quality Analyst and Development teams.
  • Ability to quickly understand interdependencies between applications, functions and purpose of systems in order to assess overall business impact of proposed systems changes.
  • Managed multiple and competing demands and priorities determining and conveying impacts on budget, time and risk using appropriate fact-based metrics/assumptions.

Business Analyst, Lead Quality Assurance Analyst

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the Business/Functional Requirements and streamlined the Testing Activities for Autotraders.Com Exchange 2007 Upgrade.
  • Developed Test Plans, UAT, Test Scenarios and Detailed Test Cases Based on Use Case DocumentsBusiness Requirements and Functional Specs.
  • Examined applications for testing, data validation and workflow of customers.
  • Created Virtual users and test scenarios executed and monitored that scenario and analyzed the test results using JetStress Load Testing.
  • Performed test for Functionality, Security, GUI, End to End, System configuration and Backend servers.
  • Tested all configurations for Avaya IVR applications.
  • Configured and tested the iPhone (3g), Android, Trio, Blackberry and Good Mobile devices for implementation and functionality with the E2K7 upgrade.
  • Analyzed test results, tracked defects, generated reports and graphs using Quality Center/Test Director.

Project Manager/Business Analyst

Confidential, Columbia, SC

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple cross - functional teams of applications, infrastructure, and business resources in the delivery of small to large, complex business/IT initiatives.
  • Managed the development of business and technical requirements, system design, system development, QA testing, deployment, and support transition/integration of healthcare systems.
  • Managed and lead 4 major projects including full SDLC systems for platform upgrades & health services upgrades for Medicare/Medicaid managed care systems.
  • Assisted the governance team on the largest and most complex Medicare field audits to ensure compliance with Medicare laws and regulations, Government Auditing Standards and CMS audit requirements.
  • Reviewed all levels of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in implementation as well as upgrades to government applications

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