I am an experienced IT Director, Project Manager and Technical Trainer. I have been in the IT industry for one quarter of a century and have experience on a myriad of computer systems.I have managed large teams and have successfully managed virtual teams globally.I have extensive project management skills and highly technical savvy.A sampling of my technical skills include IBM Mainframes, Unisys ES7000 Systems, Intel PCs, Macintosh systems, LANs, WANs, SANs, Fiber Switches, Network Switches, Routers, Firewalls, etc.I hold 11 industry certifications in various O/S and software platforms, including MCSE, MCT, CNI, Unisys Certified Data Center Professional among others.
Sep 2000 - Jan 2009
IT Director - Chief Technology Office
Enterprise Architecture – Unisys
Using the TOGAF methodology, we are in the process of implementing an overall EA for Unisys.We have identified 10 domains within the company and we are focusing on those domains and the underlying governance, roadmapping, standards and principles.
SOA Adoption and Design
Responsible to define the corporation’s SOA Roadmap. Worked very closely with the VP of Applications for Unisys and assisted in gathering requirements for the features and functions of the SOA methodology we were to use. The IBM SOMA Methodology was chosen, but many diverse methodologies could have fit if a switch was needed at sometime in the future. The SOA roadmap included items such as: Assessing Skills, Business Incentives, Org. Structure, Governance, Roles and Responsibilities, SOAD (Service Oriented Architecture Design) Methodology.
Program Manager for Showcasing
I am managing the Showcase endeavors within Unisys to demonstrate to our customers, in centers around the world, how Unisys is using technologies that we market to our customer base.
Program Manager for Technology Roadmapping
I lead the program within Unisys to create and maintain all internal technology, application and vendor roadmaps.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Services 2007
The Unisys internal web portals are all based on MOSS 2007.I was involved in migrating our SharePoint 2003 implementations to MOSS 2007.I worked consistently the MOSS 2007 portals.
Manager -High Performance Center
FFIEC CDR Project
BizTalk and Security Architect
Install, configure and troubleshoot the installation of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 in a clustered database environment.Configure Microsoft DTC to function properly in a clustered environment.
Update all servers and workstations to ensure that all data and information security standards are being complied with based on the FDIC and FFIEC regulations.
Check 21 Implementation
Acted in a consulting role to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a clustered SQL and MSMQ infrastructure.Both the SQL and MSMQ clusters had to be reinstalled and the overall cluster architecture had to be redesigned to enable better throughput to achieve the requirements of the client.
Member of the architecture team to set the standards that Unisys will adhere to for the implementation of RFID infrastructures for Unisys clients.The tasks that were performed included, evaluation of RFID readers and tags, evaluation of the software middleware to communicate between the readers and the database and the areas of business where Unisys will concentrate their efforts.
West Virginia MMIS
Application Performance Testing
Member of the Application Performance Testing team for the QNXT application platform for the WVMMIS implementation.Using the Scapa test tool.
Disaster Recovery Procedure Review
I was tasked with the review of the current Disaster Recovery plan for WVMMIS.I evaluated the current documented procedures and identified the weaknesses.I made and documented my recommendations to resolve the identified issues.
Centralized Active Directory Design
My expertise as an MCSE in Active Directory design was tapped to create a centralized design model for the HIM practice to enable the central administration of the entire MMIS multi-state implementation.I designed a Federated Forest infrastructure that enabled the centralized administration along with the delegation of administrative tasks to others when needed.
O/S Technical Support Manager 1
Designed and implemented the hardware infrastructure for the pilot program for the Internet based purchase of I-Pass transceivers for the Illinois Tollway.Achieved over 3 million dollars in sales via the pilot.
Implemented the email and workflow for the automated ecommerce response system.
Video on Demand
Aided in the implementation of the Unisys/KoolConnect Video on Demand system for the hospitality industry, in the Unisys Malvern Lab.
Participated in Site Surveys at the Boston Park Plaza
Took training in Video Server Streaming technology, both hardware and software.
Stress tested transport technology from Paradyne, Cisco, Coax Media, Merlot Systems and EnableIT.
I implemented and participated in several benchmarking initiatives employing the Unisys ES7000 hardware platform.We benchmarked applications for organizations such as: SimDesk, Ascendant One, Unirisk, Pennsylvania State Police, B2B Diversity, Greenline Systems, Disney, and others.
Spearheaded the architectural design and implementation of the LocalLife Community Web Portals for both the city of West Chester, PA and Central Bucks County, PA.
Designed, configured and successfully implemented a SAN infrastructure
Installed and configured all web, database, FTP, email and ecommerce servers.
Created support documentation for LocalLife applications and conducted training to support personnel
Dec 1991 - Aug 2000
Computer Consultants Network
Jun 2000 - Jun 2004
Bachelor of Science
I graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology.