Rafael Chiquin

Rafael Chiquin

Summary

Outstanding success delivering complex technical projects in a Global Fortune 100 Enterprise. Proved track record of surpassing objectives, delivering exceptional results, and meeting global project challenges. Consistently demonstrate an entrepreneurial nature with a "roll up your sleeves and get things done" attitude.Success managing large-scale, aggressive schedule, and Dynamic Technical Global Infrastructure Projects, in challenging resource and priority environment. 21+ year DELL Computer Corporation career. Consistently contributed to creation and development of new departments and defined procedures during company growth from $60M to $60B.Professional growth through positions such as Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Project Manager, I/T Manager, I/T Senior Program, I/T Senior Global Program Manager.

Specialties

Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills. Ability to maintain clear focus under pressure. Exceptional record of accountability and ownership throughout project life-cycle. Solid knowledge of project management tools and methodologies . Proven ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups spanning all organizational levels including vendors and contractors.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

IT Manager

TCEQ

Leading several teams: 1. Web Development Content Management, UNIX functions, CMS, Google-mini, Solr, AWStats, Webcast, eLearning, and Office Live Meeting.2. . Database Administration (Oracle 10/11G/Access/Ingres/MS SQL).3. Enterprise Business Intelligence Reporting (Business Object Report/SAP) 4. Lead the Program Manager effort for The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Transformation Project (TCEQ). TCEQ is part of a state-wide effort under the auspices of the Department of Information Resources (DIR) to consolidate information services. Part of this consolidation is moving 98 % of TCEQ Data Center Services to a consolidated Centralized Data Centers in Austin and San Angelo. http://www.dir.state.tx.us/datacenter/principles.htm

Jan 1986 - Oct 2007

Sr. IT Global Program Manager

Dell Inc.

•Lead a team of Project Managers with a budget of several Millions (Capital and Operating expenses) to overhaul Dell’s Global Network (Voice and Data). •Program Management the Deployment of Global Network monitor tools NetScout in the Global core Data Centers. Deployed several Millions network Hardware gear, including core and edge.•Responsible for buying, planning and deploying the Load Balancing F5 Network equipment budget several Millions.•Coordinated, Developed reviewed and published Dell’s Global Network Standards (Voice and data).

Education

Education
Aug 1984 - May 1986

CS

UT Austin