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Project Manager Management

Location:
Rye, New York, 10580, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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Jack F. Taibi, M.S., CISSP, CSSGB

** ****** ****, **** *** ? Rye, New York 10580

Phone: (917) ***-**** ? E-Mail: abmqy7@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Manager with fourteen years of progressive IT experience. Expertise

includes: risk management and mitigation, infrastructure planning,

financial systems, technology security, consolidation and virtualization,

project management. Proven ability to manage technical teams, lead

projects, create and enforce policies encompassing input from regulatory

bodies, laws and auditing firms. Proven ability to communicate with staff

at all levels.

Demonstrated strengths include:

. Infrastructure . Risk Management & . Technology Security

Planning Mitigation

. Financial Systems . Business Continuity . Capacity & Performance

Planning Planning

. Consolidation & . Network Management . Project Management

Virtualization

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mt. Kisco Medical Group, Mount Kisco, NY Apr 2009 - Present

Information Technology Manager

. Managed IT team responsible for maintaining critical servers,

infrastructure and healthcare applications for twenty offices.

. Led VMware project including physical-to-virtual migration of eighty

servers and EMC SANs, resulting in annual savings of $150k, including

decreased administrative, power, space and cooling costs.

. Re-engineered complex network resulting in decreased downtime, increased

redundancy and reliable throughput.

. Created information security policy and plan to harden all technical

assets, including servers, workstations and specialized medical devices.

Provided user education pertaining to best practices, including creating

SharePoint intranet site.

. Managed initiative to streamline workstation builds, decreasing rollout

time to end-users by days.

. Created virtual testing environment for application development team,

resulting in decreased end-to-end product lifecycle delivery times.

EMC Corporation, White Plains, NY Feb 2008 - Feb 2009

Manager, Consolidation and Virtualization (Infrastructure Consulting

Services)

. Advised clients on capacity and availability management principles

utilizing ITIL concepts, improving uptime.

. Provided advisory services to Fortune 500 clients, including inter/intra-

networking design and consolidation of data centers for Green IT

efficiencies and virtualization cost savings of up to 75%.

. Created, reviewed and presented hour-by-hour data center migration and

execution plans to senior IT management.

. Setup vulnerability management utilizing SecureWave (Lumension) product

sets.

. Clients included: major household consumer products, manufacturing,

publishing, pharmaceutical and food distribution companies. Provided

standardized migration and capacity processes across these industries.

UBS Investment Bank, Stamford, CT Feb 2006 - Dec 2007

Global IT Risk Manager

. Served as liaison between internal departments and presented compliance

issues to Global Risk Management Committee comprised of senior global IT

managers with a 24 x 7 presence for incidence response.

. Created, implemented and mapped IT Risk framework and policy utilizing

COBIT, SOX and COSO.

. Managed vendors responsible for performing operational security risk

assessments and field work which led to enhanced Sarbanes-Oxley

compliance, including implementing an ITIL based change management

system.

. Managed Snort (SourceFire) IDS and IPS systems and created proactive

monitoring policies and procedures.

. Promoted from Prime Brokerage-IT Project Manager of Hedge Fund Client

Infrastructure Group to enterprise-wide strategic IT Risk Manager.

. Developed scorecards and metrics for managing IT threats and

vulnerabilities, protecting firm's reputation.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New York, NY Nov 2003 - Jan

2006

Project Manager/Data Security and Telecom Manager

. Advised departments on various technical areas including: technology

security, telecommunications strategy, new product rollouts, and disaster

recovery planning.

. Managed vendor relationships to ensure infrastructure was used

efficiently; planned for upgrades, and managed data center redesigns and

build-outs.

. Created budgets, project scopes and functional design requirements for

various IT solutions, including rollouts of hardware and software for

national organization and field offices based on office and regional

forecasts.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York, NY Apr 2002 - Oct 2003

Senior Associate, Technology Security/Operational Effectiveness Group

. Advised multiple businesses in technology risk processes and framework as

a key lead on various engagements.

. Instituted best practices which resulted in reduced operational risk and

vulnerability reduction by upwards of 65%.

. Improved disaster recovery and business continuity management by

developing strategic plans.

. Developed capacity and performance management benchmarking work guides

which enhanced performance and resulted in proactive network monitoring

solutions for clients. Created CheckPoint review and advisory workguide.

. Improved functionality of existing technology and business processes that

leveraged existing infrastructures for the following industries: wireless

telecommunications, media, market-data, banking, non-profit, technology,

and law firms.

. Ensured successful implementations of new SAP and Siebel-based CRM

systems by providing project assurance for a large consumer goods and

market data company.

General Electric Capital Corporation, Stamford, CT Aug 1999 - Apr 2002

Project Leader/Network Administrator, Corporate Treasury

. Demonstrated solid understanding of ITIL best practices through

implementation of several key strategic projects, including Internet and

Intranet portal rollouts, encompassing input from department heads.

. Hired, managed, and provided leadership for a team of network

specialists.

. Recommended and implemented new, scalable technology for treasury systems

utilizing Six Sigma quality and design methodologies. Configured

CheckPoint firewalls to permit/exclude vendor connectivity to network.

. Administered a high availability network for a $17 billion/day Treasury

operation which included NT, Novell, and UNIX servers supporting equity

traders.

. Developed disaster recovery plans and scorecards for a functional

disaster recovery site, resulting in transparent business systems

continuity. Managed disaster drills and procedures.

. Created documentation for best practice standards, including capacity and

operational efficiency guidelines.

. Awarded General Electric Quality management award for exemplary work

ethic in Treasury Systems team.

U.S. Trust Company of Connecticut, Stamford, CT Mar 1997 - Aug 1999

Computer Services Officer

. Managed all information technology and computer systems for all

Connecticut regional offices and special projects with headquarters.

. Setup Novell and NT servers and workstations. Performed infrastructure

changes to accommodate new users and expansions.

. Budgeted for new technology rollouts and interacted with senior

management in order to effectively set strategic direction for technology

platforms.

. Coordinated infrastructure projects, including PBX, video conferencing,

cabling and bid spec design.

. Promoted within 1 year due to my contributions in technical improvements.

EDUCATION

Master of Science- Information Management, Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science- Interdisciplinary Major: Human Biology/Applied

Sciences

University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification - General Electric, Stamford, CT

Internship - PepsiCo, Purchase, NY (May 1994 - October 1996)

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Core Skills: Infrastructure, Risk Management, Data Security, COBIT, COSO,

SAS 70, Sarbox, IT Audit, Project Management

Operating Systems: Server 2003, 2008, XP, 7, VMware vSphere4, Microsoft

Exchange, Citrix XenServer, XenApp, Presentation Server, SQL Server, DOS,

Active Directory, SMS, Lotus Notes, UNIX, VAX, SAP, EMR, PM, medical

imaging

Infrastructure: Cisco, VoIP, replication utilities, TCP/IP, SNA, NetWare,

Ethernet, Compaq HP, IBM and Dell servers, cabling, hubs, switches,

routers, ASA, firewalls, VPN, CSU/DSU, proxy servers, gateways, PBX

systems, voice mail, video conferencing, EMC SANS, IIS, ISS Real Secure,

security appliances, Citrix Access Gateways, RSA SecurID

Utilities/Languages: Ghost, IDS, Symantec, McAfee, CA, desktop presentation

and graphics packages, Attachmate, Right Fax, trading systems- Bloomberg,

Bridge, Reuters, Telerate, ILX, FactSet, HP OpenView, Mercury testing

tools (LoadRunner, WinRunner), Route-It, Share Point, collaboration

utilities, Backup Exec, network monitoring and trending tools



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