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Sr. Program Manager Resume Profile

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Summary

  • Simon Marlor is a project management IT applications specialist with over 15 years successful experience. As a formally trained project manager he has built two large PMO offices, and led multiple individual multi-million dollar IT projects to their successful conclusion. As an expert in customer relationship management he has well defined successful track record of negotiating strategic relationships and alliances with Fortune 500 and OEM corporations.
  • As a team leader and manger he has led teams as small as three and as large as thirty-five. Considered a digital media application development expert, he is a strong business leader fully skilled at creating, administering, and managing large-scale budgets and developing business and functional requirements. Gained experience includes:
  • Executive representative for mergers acquisitions Livenation Entertainment
  • Project Leader Merger Acquisition SBI-Razorfish Microsoft's largest acquisition to date.
  • Project Manager Comcast 650 million dollar hardware software release
  • Certified Agile Scrum Master, PMP
  • Expert level software development and release manger including Oracle Financials and multiple Internet and back office systems CRM, Ticketing, Intranet, etc.

Experience

Confidential

Sr. Program Manager

Managed 10 global IT projects from inception to completion including global Windows 7 upgrades server/hardware upgrades, SaaS implementation of AWS services to migrate JIRA/Confluence into the cloud, PCI compliance migrating Ticketmaster call centers into AWS virtual machine based environments, Azure hosting of HOB interactive, the decommissioning of Ticketmaster.com, Mac rollout of Casper, Cisco Call Manager upgrade from 7.1 to 10.5. Secondary roll was to handle mergers and acquisitions for Livenation IT. This included the integration of Insomniac, Maverick, Reigndeer Entertainment reporting directly to C level executives.

Confidential

Sr. Project Manager Advanced Cisco Experience

Overall Project Manager for the Cisco's Advanced Cisco Experience Video Jabber releases. Managed J2EE API integrations with engineering team to assure clean network and web services integration. ACE Production video services and collaboration tools for meetings and Video Teleprescence products. Full department responsibility for Tandberg device rollouts, TMS, TPS, TCS servers. Included is Jabber IM desktop mobile clients for ACE. Wide knowledge of all UC collaboration products.

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential

Overall Project Manager for the Cisco wide Revenue Attributions project. Manage schedule, budget, resources, deployment, development, and final quality assurance. Worked as lead PM with onshore offshore development resources to manage custom Java J2EE deployments and liaison between management and architecture teams. Joined ACE 1/2/12

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential

Overall Project Manager for the Cisco wide Revenue Attributions project. Manage schedule, budget, resources, deployment, development, and final quality assurance. 18 month project closes 03/2012

Confidential

Sr. Project Manager Music Video

Project managed the current Motorola Digital Television rollout for Comcast/ Warner Bros. Managed schedule, budget, led deployment, managed development, and finalized quality assurance. 18 month project closed January 2010

Confidential

Sr. Project Manager Enterprise Backoffice

Short-term consulting contract to plan, gather, and document, the business and functional requirements for Clearwire's Enterprise Billing Program. Worked with the corporate team/executives to develop the release cycle, establish true metrics for success and enable the business to begin their new line Q1 2009.

Confidential

Director of Technology Project Management Office

Managed by the VP of Operations, the Director of Technology Services and PMO was tasked with conceptualizing, owning, and delivering all technology services and products to the end customer with a heavy focus on new Microsoft technologies. These include Silverlight.net 3.0 and C applications and services. In this role the Director also serves as the head architect of IT including the management of Data Centers and internal applications. As the head of the Project Management Office the Director serves as the portfolio manager while overseeing a team of senior/junior project managers. Further responsibilities are the mentoring of the project management team, continued build out overall corporate fiscal management of all active projects. The Director also defines methodology, process, resourcing, staffing and budget control.

Confidential

Director or Project Management Office/ Director of IT

Managed by the VP of Operations, the Director of the PMO / IT mission was to build out and manage the PMO function, including the portfolio of programs and projects, the project management methodology and process, and functional staff and budget. -The PMO Director worked with a resource manager to help managed the prioritization methodology and process for strictly non IT projects This Director helped guide the project sponsors to effectively manage the triple constraints of scope, timeframe and budget, and understand the risks associated with these decisions. Secondary roles were to manager two Datacenters and provide budget and hosting requirements for the business. -The PMO Director is also responsible for managing his own portfolio of projects, including IT and non-IT related resources and projects that enable the achievement of business objectives and priorities.

Confidential

Senior Manager TCS PMO

  • Built and managed the PMO function, including the portfolio of programs and projects, the project management methodology and process, and functional staff and budget.
  • Managed the prioritization methodology and process for IT and non-IT projects through a steering committee composed of the Senior Executive Team.
  • Assigned project managers to appropriate projects and ensuring that project stakeholder resources are not overcommitted across the total portfolio of projects.

Confidential

Sr. Director Operations

  • Hired as a Sr. Project Manager to manage enterprise rollouts of Oracle Financials, SharePoint Portal Services 2003, Cognos, Footprints help desk system.
  • Promoted four months after hire to Manager of Corporate Applications taking responsibility as system owner of all enterprise infrastructure, development financial systems for aQuantive Inc.
  • Assigned lead PM for the acquisition of SBI-Razorfish
  • Built a team of twelve in six months and deployed four enterprise software initiatives start to finish including Cognos Oracle Financials 11i. Oracle HRMS, SharePoint 2003, and several additional enterprise applications.
  • Held responsibility for all corporate datacenters for aQuantive corporate which includes maintenance patching production builds and backups.
  • Manage the Corp QA Team
  • Served as Project Manager for Sarbanes-Oxley IT compliance in 2004
  • Worked on the M A teams for several acquisitions and played a key role in IT assessment of aQuantive's largest acquisition to date Razorfish.

Confidential

Sr. Project Manager

  • Project Manager Mobile Multimedia Services Group of AT T Wireless providing portfolio project management for the team, which includes over 320 million dollars in base initiatives.
  • Served as Project Manager for Sarbanes-Oxley IT compliance in 2003
  • Served as portfolio manager for Cingular acquisition Deliverables include: project plans, status, capital expense evaluations, and training in the MMS development process. In addition I serve as the gateway to IT, reporting directly to the VP of MMS.
  • Reviewed all project proposals and plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Organize, plan and directed interdepartmental meetings for projects from concept to completion.

Confidential

Director and Sr. Engineering Project Manager

  • Provide project leadership and management for Liberate's Platform Services Engineering Group towards the continued advancement and manufacturing of digital set top cable box middleware in North America, the Far East, and Australia.
  • Owned and managed U.S. engineering relationships with Comcast, Motorola, TV Guide, and Scientific Atlanta.
  • Reviewed all project proposals and plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project, technology requirements, and the allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Organize, plan and directed interdepartmental meetings for projects from concept to completion.
  • Drove development using the SDLC lifecycle methodology with an emphasis on using IBM's RUP methodology IE process delivery, configuration, community marketplace, process authoring tools.
  • Created and deployed project schedules using MS Project 2000 with total budgets in excess of 100 million dollars.
  • Managed engineering resources in a matrix fashion while identifying and tracking key stakeholders and project issues, facilitating problem resolution, and managed risk mitigation through periodic project reviews.
  • Performed audits of project performance to executive expectations.
  • Served as the technical liaison to all assigned OEM's for the Liberate Platform including audio, video, PVR, DVR, telecommunication, and software implementation.

Confidential

Director Project Management / IT Engineering

  • Provided product and project management on multiple projects for this leading software developer and a pioneer in interactive online entertainment.
  • Administered and authorized release of ad revenues in excess of 25 million. Acted as Chief technology liaison for core engineering, marketing and sales staff.
  • Member of the senior management team responsible for strategic planning, code architecture and managed a team of six project managers.
  • Established Software Quality Assurance department with authority for all staffing decisions to build an engineering team from 4 to 15 engineers within two years. Scheduled projects and deadlines for 4 Windows client-side, five black box and six backend engineers.
  • Prepared and managed departmental and project budgets.
  • Web design and development: Led the web development group in designing the end-user look and feel on the GUI design and implementation to support over 1000 games, java games and PC games to 10 million members on www.gamespy.com www.mplayer.com and www.hearme.com.
  • Served as the advocate for end-users within the company. Served as Technical manager for adopting and integrating new technology including WAP and XML market achievements. Led the team development of Windows API functions and assisted in developing architecture including data warehousing functions. Performed C C code reviews.
  • Due Diligence Team: Represented software engineering as a member of the Due Diligence Team making presentations to potential buyers including AOL, Electronic Arts and GameSpy completing the eventual sale for 55 million.

Confidential

Program Manager

  • Provided leadership, technical vision, direction and daily project management of a federally funded multi-million dollar S.B.I.R. program for this R D and manufacturer of wireless, optical and mechanical designs for wireless computer systems and Internet appliances.
  • Led the Product Development Team of 5 Visual Basic/Open GL, C, software engineers.
  • Led the strategic planning, budget development and application development to win a Small Business Innovation Research award from the U.S. Army.
  • Authored three approved DARPA and SBIR projects for the US Government and managed their execution.

Confidential

Operations Manager/Owner

  • Launched and built a small chain of retail nature and animal supply stores generating annual revenue of 2 million. Secured 1 million in outside funding for an expansion in 1995. Recruited, hired and managed a staff of 30.
  • Managed daily operations with P L responsibility. Oversaw finances, inventory and human resources.
  • Built and implemented an enterprise management system for inventory and stock retrieval, and all accounting functions.

Accomplishment:

  • Built a successful business from the ground floor up to achieve sales of 300k in the first year, 1.5 million by the third year.
  • Successfully attracted a buyer for the company and sold the business.

Hardware

Software

Platforms: Enterprise networks, client-server networks, AS400, Internet and Intranets, Apache and NT servers, Sun Solaris, Windows API and Oracle back-end. Strong Data Center Skills

O/S: UNIX, Windows NT, 2000, 98, ME, XP, Vista ,7 Linux, Mac OS X, Windows API

Languages: C C , C OOA/OOD w/Java, JavaScript, HTML, XML

Databases: SQL, Oracle, UNIX, File maker Pro, MySQL, Strong Oracle

Tools: MS Project 2000, 2007, Project Server 2003, Silverlight Office Full , Visio, Sharepoint Portal Services 2007, WBS, TeamTrack, Silk Test, Winrunner, Bugzilla, and AutoCAD, MS FrontPage, Crystal reports, RUP, Scrum, XP and waterfall SDLC management disciplines.

Other Apps: MS Exchange, Novell, Macromedia Director, Adobe Photoshop, and Quark Xpress, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Expression Studio

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