Manager, IT Infrastructure
Banco de Credito del Peru BCP
Banco de Credito BCP is the largest banking entity in Peru, with nearly a 35% market share in terms of savings and loans and more than 50% of corporate and business banking. BCP is wholly owned by Credicorp. Ltd. (NYSE: BAP) It has approximately 13,000 direct employees; 2007 net profit US$335 million.
Directly supervises 4 Departments Heads
Indirectly supervises: 46 BCP employees and 50 contractors
·Managing the technical support and IT infrastructure of the largest financial institution in Peru.
·Platforms:Self-service devices, POS, ATMs, LAN/WAN telecommunications equipment, security devices, HP NonStop (exTandem), IBM pSeries (AIX),IBM zSeries (zOS), Intel/AMD (MS Windows and Linux); Datacom, DB2, Oracle and SQL Database Management Platforms; TS CICS, Websphere Application Server, MQ Series and MQ MB, ACI Base24 middleware; installed base: 340 branches, 800+ ATMs, 700 servers and 1000 self-service terminals IBM zSeries (mainframes) platform – manages the operation of 2300 MIPS in four partitions, working in high availability (SYSPLEX )
·The ERP application platform is SAP, having implemented the modules FI, CO, HR, and MM. The Systems Engineering unit is responsible for providing all needed environments (development, test/certification, and production) and support for the base infrastructure (operating systems, middleware, portal, and databases).
·Project Manager – BCP’s “Out-of-Region Disaster Recovery Data Center” – main objective is the definition and implementation of a data processing and recovery center for disasters outside Lima. This project, with an approximately US$12 million budget, is part of a complex office program that covers six complementary requirements regarding BCP’s and Credicorp subsidiaries’ data processing and recovery strategies.
·Member of the Quality Assurance (QA) Reviewers Team, Systems Division, for all processes related to CMMi methodology.
·BCP’s IT Disaster Recovery Plan General Coordinator.
·Systems Division Management Representative – PRIMA AFP’s Systems Committee: Oversees all IT outsourcing.
·Technology Advisor to Systems Division Management and Credicorp subsidiaries in all IT projects and development plans.
·Managing projects with an approximately US$7.5 million budget; and IT infrastructure budget of US$16 million annually.
Achievements and contributions:
·Implemented the first information security solution in the Latin American region based on Intrusions Prevention Systems (IPS), using Juniper Networks (former NetScreen) technology.
·Designed and implemented Credicorp’s Security Operations Center – SOC, with operations in Peru (BCP and PPS), Bolivia, ASB Panama and Miami
·Member of the Management Committee – BSCH – BCP merger process (2003)
·Technical Leader – PRIMA AFP Launch (2005); and PRIMA-UnionVida merger process (2006); completed ahead of deadline (record time)
·Restructured the technical support unit (today, Systems Engineering) obtaining the best user- and work-environment satisfaction evaluation for the past five years.
·Project Manager – Credicorp Corporate Project - Reevaluation of IT Security. Study done with participation of IBM Global Services, among the most important deliverables was the redefinition of security management roles and responsibilities, and the creation of a special unit within the Systems Division.
·Led the new standard data storage platform selection and implementation processes in BCP and its subsidiaries; also designed and implemented a new unit exclusively dedicated storage and data management.
·Identified the need and lead migration to Microsoft Windows XP of all the workstations of BCP and its subsidiaries (approximately 14,000 PCs). It included the evaluation and customization of nearly 340 client/server applications. The migration took eight months and required 18,000 man-hours.
·Managed the Identity Management and User Provisioning Project in Credicorp, which will provide the company with the most advanced tools and processes in identity management, simplifying processes, eliminating repositories and dependencies, and improving security.