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Project Manager Engineer

Location:
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, 60089, United States
Posted:
June 01, 2010

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Gary Kuper

**** ********* ***** *****

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

(847) ***-****

abmqg9@r.postjobfree.com

Skills Summary

? Experienced Configuration, Build and Release Manager

? Focused ALM/SDLC/CMM/ITIL Best Practices Project Manager

? Pragmatic Process Implementer

? Accomplished SCM Trainer

Operating Systems: Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Windows (WinXP), Mac OS

X, NeXT

SCM Tools: ClearCase (Base/UCM), RCS, MKS Source, SCCS, DevMan

Languages: Java, perl, C, C++, shell (ksh, bash, csh, tcsh, bourne)

Build Tools: make, OpenMake/Meister, Ant, CruiseControl

Issues Management: ClearQuest, JIRA

Other Tools: Eclipse (WSAD, RSA), WebSphere, WebLogic, Requisite Pro,

QARun

Work Experience

Company: Dynamical Systems, LTD. (Buffalo Grove, IL)

Dates: 12/96 - present

Position: Owner

Provide full life-cycle custom project software development and support

using industry best practices.

Company: Abbott Laboratories (Waukegan, IL)

Dates: 05/10 - present

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, shell, MKS Source, Solaris, Linux, WinXP

Assessing, defining and implementing a broader use of CM best practices

within a non-validated environment. Effort is a multi-phased approach to

bring resources and projects under common process methodology and to create

processes, policies and procedures where none exist.

Company: Discover Financial Services (Riverwoods, IL)

Dates: 04/08 - 02/09, 10/09 - 11/09

Position: SCM support - Consultant

Environment: Java, C, RSA, Eclipse, WSAD, OpenMake, ClearCase, AIX,

Linux, HP-UX, WinXP

Addressed daily infrastructure and build support issues within a

ClearCase/MultiSite UCM environment. Managed ClearCase 6 to 7 upgrade

including pre/post testing, deployment and end user training. Evaluated and

implemented process performance improvements.

Company: Abbott Laboratories (Waukegan, IL)

Dates: 10/07 - 03/08

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, shell, MKS Source, Solaris, Linux, WinXP

Created processes and procedures to migrate code into MKS Source for six

projects in a non-validated environment. Designed and developed

documentation and training materials and provided all daily developer

support functions.

Company: Bank Of America (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 10/06 - 08/07

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, C, ClearCase, Solaris, Linux, WinXP

Resolved daily and continuous integration build issues within a large scale

distributed ClearCase development effort. Support included ClearQuest, JIRA

and infrastructure maintenance and improvements.

Company: Discover Financial Services (Riverwoods, IL)

Dates: 04/05 - 10/06

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, C, RSA, Eclipse, WSAD, OpenMake, ClearCase, AIX,

Linux, WinXP

Performed ClearCase/MultiSite UCM migrations and performance focussed, perl-

scripted infrastructure enhancements.

Company: Chicago Board of Trade (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 12/04 - 03/05

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, WebLogic, ClearCase, Solaris, Linux, WinXP

Provided ClearCase support and release management to development, test and

production environments and implemented automated build process

improvements. Tasks included providing 12 member team development

environment troubleshooting as well as document creation for all associated

processes.

Company: Citadel (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 04/04 - 12/04

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, C++, ClearCase, Solaris, Linux, WinXP

Supported daily build tasks, deployment to development and production

environments as well as process improvement efforts. Created and delivered

build process documentation. Provided central issue resolution for multiple

small/medium sized team development efforts.

Company: Bank One (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 01/04 - 03/04

Position: Application Development Analyst

Environment: Java, Solaris, Linux, NeXT, WinXP

Tasked with the goal to define and implement software configuration

management best practices across a range of Chicago development efforts.

With the merger of JP Morgan Chase, focus had been redirected on UAT

automation support.

Company: UBS / Perot Systems (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 10/99 - 12/03

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, C++, ClearCase, MKS Integrity, Solaris, Linux, NeXT,

WinXP

Consolidated a wide range of distributed SCM/development efforts through

ClearCase migrations. Developed and maintained perl based automated build

tools along with creating process documentation.

Company: UBS / Swiss Bank Corporation (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 10/92 - 05/94, 07/96 - 08/99

Position: SCM Support - Consultant

Environment: Java, C++, ClearCase, MKS Integrity, DevMan, Solaris,

Linux, NeXT, WinXP

Supported a large scale distributed development team (30+ members) within a

multi-platform environment which included version control, build tool

development, global release management and creation of development end-user

documentation.

Company: UBS / Swiss Bank Corporation (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 10/95 - 07/96

Position: Change Management - Consultant

Ensured that software and hardware modifications to production environments

comply with the Banks' standards. As a member of the Global Change

Management team, coordination involved regional broadcast and conflict

resolution with all parties including end-users, developers, infrastructure

support and external vendors.

Company: UBS / Swiss Bank Corporation (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 5/94 - 10/95

Position: Source Code Administration - Consultant

Environment: Java, C++, SCCS, RCS, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, NeXT, WinXP

Provided source code administration to support over 1200 software packages

in a very large multi-platform environment for over 1000 developers.

Responsibilities included perl build tool development, change/release

management and source code builds on an ad hoc basis.

Company: Reuters Trading Room Systems / Rich Inc. (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 10/89 - 10/92

Position: Software Development Test Engineer

Environment: perl, shell, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX

Developed and performed system level and regression test plans, harnesses

and perl test scripts for a software library product, SSL (source-sink

library), including documentation of all test phases (problem reports,

resolution and summaries).

Company: Reuters Trading Room Systems / Rich Inc. (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 05/87 - 10/89

Position: Project Manager

Managed internal/external design, manufacture and installation of client

trading room systems including proposal generation in response to raised

RFPs.

Company: Reuters Trading Room Systems / Rich Inc. (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 12/86 - 05/87

Position: Project Engineer

Designed and provided as-built documents in addition to being client

liaison for United Airlines' security and door access control system at

O'Hare International Airport.

Company: Reuters Trading Room Systems / Rich Inc. (Chicago, IL)

Dates: 05/86 - 12/86

Position: Team Leader

Led a team of three employees to develop sales support and trading room

system design documentation including system flow diagrams, equipment room

layouts and cable riser diagrams.

Education

Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL) 1986

BS in Industrial Design



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