I am a results-oriented and seasoned IT Project Manager with over a decade of experience in managing significant business initiatives that produced value and met given objectives. Experienced in initiating, planning, controlling, executing and closing of IT related projects. Proven abilities include leading high performance local, global or virtual teams, working with cross functional groups, communicating effectively with stakeholders and managing others.
Summary of Qualifications
Dynamic IT- Project Manager utilizing measurable objectives, priorities-driven resourcing, and effective time management based on PMBOK tools and techniques. Core competences include:
·Expertise in requirement gathering & milestone establishment.
·Direct experience with deployment and ongoing support of e-Business/e-Banking/e-Brokerage solutions.
·Solid background in system analysis, software development & high availability solutions.
·Expert in information systems technology, project planning, strategic planning and troubleshooting, quality control, forecasting, scheduling and planning, and tracking of results.
·Agile developer – flexible on approach yet dedicated to deadlines and quality.
·Responsible for development and management of budgets, determining project scope, liaising between clients and staff throughout project lifecycle, and ensuring objectives were met.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: MICROSOFT PROJECT, VISIO
ENTERPRISE DATABASES: ORACLE ENTERPRISE 9I, 8I, 7.
WEB: ORACLE INTERNET APPLICATION SERVER 9, 4, 3, 2; ORACLE PORTAL, APACHE
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: COBOL PL/SQL, UNIX SCRIPTS, CGI, HTML
PLATFORMS: SUN SOLARIS, INTEL WINDOWS SERVER/ LINUX CLUSTER, SAP
MS OFFICE: WORD, POWERPOINT, EXCEL, ACCESS
ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY (Part-time-work study), Chicago, Illinois 09/06 – Present
Technical Academic Liaison
- Created new relationships with various vendors to promote extended real world relationship for both graduate, undergraduate students and university personnel.
SKILL ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS,Chicago, Illinois12/05 – Present
·Completed ITIL Foundation training and certification.
·Attended several project management (PMP Certification in progress) and e-business workshops/ trainings.
·Currently seeking both MCSE and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certifications.
OPT 4 Derivatives, Berkeley, California 09/03 – 12/05
Vendor relations/Project Manager/Litigation Support Technician
- Worked with business units and IT teams to develop assessments, project plans and schedules, cost projections, resource requirements and allocations, risk mitigation strategies, training and communication plans.
WELLS FARGO, San Francisco, California12/99 – 09/02
Production Support Engineer/Project Manager
·Performed detailed requirements analysis by discussing requirements with subject experts, line of business representatives, prospective users, and/or other individuals who could contribute requirements for the project.
NILES SOFTWARE, Berkeley, California08/98 – 06/99
Help Desk Operations Manager/Project Manager (Contract)
·Managing Data Center Operations, Help Desk, Desktop Support, Networks, Server Administration, Computer Operations and Program Development for worldwide operations.
Newark Electronics, Chicago, Illinois02/97– 08/98
PC Support/Help Desk Manager/Project Manager (Contract)
·Directed the daily operation of the technology that supported the distribution centers, back-office operations and direct client support applications.
Motorola, Arlington Heights, Illinois06/96– 01/97
Software Help Desk Manager/Project Manager (Contract)
·Established, maintained and routinely improved customer support and deployment policies and procedures.
FRANKEL AND COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois07/95 – 06/96
Directory Specialist/Project Manager (Contract)
·Served as project manager for large systems implementation.
NORTHERN FUTURES CORPORATION, Chicago, Illinois10/90 – 06/95
Assistant MIS Director
·Performed administration, supervision and direction of the MIS activities and administrative oversight of the various information and communication system programs.