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Project Manager Management

Location:
Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
May 19, 2017
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ac0d5i@r.postjobfree.com

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ALBERT YONICK, PMP

**** ** **** *** ******* Beach, FL 33426 561.***.**** ac0d5i@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/pub/albert-yonick-jr/a2/343/189

IT Program / Project Manager

IT Manager offering an impressive record of taking over troubled projects, developing plans for correction and executing to successful completion. Determined to deliver high-quality and user-friendly products to the market as quickly as possible. Adept at managing long-term development efforts using traditional waterfall SDLC and Agile Project Management. Expert in establishing technical teams to provide network, systems, and applications development and support for enterprise environments.

AREAS OF STRENGTH

Standard Development Lifecycle

Project Management

Change Management

Requirements Documentation

Process Improvement

Data Management

Business Accruement

Applications Development

Conflict Management

EXPERIENCE

12/2016 – Present Kyra Solutions

Tallahassee, Florida

IT Project Manager – Web and Mobile Apps / Florida Department of Environmental Protection:

Managed project to develop a Web and Mobile app allowing end users to explore the recreational facilities available to the public in the state of Florida. Responsibilities included:

oDefining the attributes of the application, meeting the requirements of the legislature for an information sharing application.

oDeveloping the System Requirement Specifications based upon the required speed of the application.

oManaging the development of a prototype for demonstration of “Proof of Concept”.

oConduct Executive project status meetings in support of the Project Management objectives of the DEP.

oCompleted the Project Plan, Requirements Gathering and Design steps of the project. Total effort completed within two months, and within prescribed timeframe.

3/2010 – 6/2015 Lockheed Martin

West Palm Beach, Florida

IT Program / Project Manager – Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program (CERP)

Project:

Managed multiple projects from inception to implementation utilizing a SDLC structure.. Applications and Business functions included:

oA process to load, configure and store scientific field research data from hand held tablets and devices to a relational database.

oA secured Search and presentation User Interface, based on GIS spatial mapping and up to 35 different scientific data types.

oRewrite of the CERP program’s public internet site to reflect current trends and interface with other participating agencies.

oAn application to request, track and charge-back SAN usage and costs to individual business units.

oDecompose South Florida Hydrologic Modeling application for future support and process correction.

oValidation process for data submissions verifying that values provided fall within acceptable ranges.

oMerger of the CERP applications with the SFWMD applications as well as the US Army Corp of Engineer applications, and decommission the applications from the CERP platform.

oTransition the support of the applications over to the SFWMD and USACE resources.

Managed and participated in all processes and knowledge areas for each project including:

oManaged the planning, development, and implementation of projects combining spatial, biological, and hydrological data to create an enterprise assessment tool for restoration analysis within CERP.

oConverted the project management methodology from a strict Waterfall process to an Agile / Scrum methodology. By doing so, it allowed the Program / Project to realize short term and immediate gains. It also provided a way to quickly react to changes requested from the scientific stakeholders, generated through their Adaptive Management business process.

oConducted individual business group interviews to evaluate stakeholder requirements and degree of participation. Insured customer focus throughout the programs development efforts.

oDeveloped project requirements, preliminary designs, scope, and Work Breakdown structures in support of the project baselines.

oCreated process test plans to insure project results correctly achieve requirement goals.

oManaged and Controlled resources through project execution.

oCreated and provided project metrics, based upon Earned Value, over the life of the projects.

oInsured development, implementation, and support services adhered to strict federal and state standards for Information Security.

Collaborated with the sponsors and stakeholders to develop the cost benefit analysis for conceptual projects in order to secure funding for the development of an enterprise data model and a corporate data clearinghouse.

Promote innovative solutions from each resource, and work with those individuals to present solutions to clients. Provided guidance and assistance to lower level resources.

Management:

Served as Change Manager and approver for all implementations supporting the Everglades Restoration Program. Also, represented the CERP Program during the enterprise Change Management meetings.

Understand the business needs and process to insure the projects identified are aligned with the corporate goals and program focus.

Managed the IM/IT team in West Palm Beach for the CERP program, consisting of Applications and Web Developers, GIS analysts, DBAs, System, Security, and Web Administrators. Mentored and coached all team members on their responsibilities to the Program and also to the managing consulting agency.

Managed a zero based budget, providing supporting documentation for each purchase within a calendar year. Identified cost saving purchases, maintaining a high technical return.

Met weekly with technology and business senior management from Federal and State agencies, to communicate the progress of development and support efforts of the group.

Measure and insure that participating resources maintain ethics and values that are in line with those of the US Army Corp, South Florida Water Management and Lockheed Martin.

Managed resources under multiple consulting companies, including the transition of resources from one consulting company to another. Performed Human Resource activities, including interviewing, hiring, and discipline in support of positions identified in the CERP contract for IM/IT services, while maintaining the necessary resources to satisfy the user requirements in the contract.

Identified and secured technical training to insure team’s technical prowess.

Systems:

Managed projects to design, implement, upgrade, and support the hardware and systems technical services supporting the CERP program. The system services included Windows, UNIX, network, security, and desktop administration. These included:

oInstall and upgrade SAN storage, Network switches, and program Servers.

oConvert physical servers to VM servers.

oRollout refreshed/new desktop PCs for modeling services.

Communicated, scheduled, and executed change controls, ensuring all implications and results of changes are understood and communicated to business partners.

Coordinated and prepared the yearly budget requirements for information management/IT, hardware, and resource requirements, providing a high level of support for the CERP projects and programs.

Personal Impact:

Transitioned development from Waterfall to Agile processing. Developed Scrum like framework requiring all efforts to be completed in one month or less.

Provided creative solutions to technical hardware and software requirements, limiting their effects on the available budget. Utilized available equipment and short term deliverables to realize immediate gains in the business community.

Transitioned entire platform and support over to the South Florida Water Management District.

Maintained a full complement of technical resources through the end of the contract.

2/2004 – 3/2010 CNI – Chickasaw Nation Industries

Norman, Oklahoma

IT Program / Project Manager – Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program (CERP)

Project:

Established a Standard Development Lifecycle (SDLC), for all projects to follow in support of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program (CERP).

Developed project requirements and preliminary designs based upon sponsor and stakeholder interviews and participation.

Managed multiple projects from inception to implementation. Applications and Business functions included:

oCreation of a Relational Database linking Scientific and Spatial Data, insuring that government requirements for data access are incorporated in the database security and accessible User Interface.

oA contract tracking system for data submissions from participating agencies. Process tracks contract initiation through data submission and storage, and produces status reports for management tracking. Changed processes in accordance with the Adaptive Assessment of the scientific community.

oA secured User Interface identifying data inventories and allowing users to download from a central storage area.

oIncorporate Informatics Data Quality to test the quality of data submissions from the scientific community prior to acceptance and upload to the CERP database.

oMultiple business requests to customize GIS attributes in accordance to South Florida industry standards.

oManaged and participated in all processes and knowledge areas for each project including:

oDeveloped the strategic direction of data management by creating a project portfolio for IT and data management.

oTeamed with the Data Architect to design and develop a relational data structure utilizing GIS SDE, creating a site location based scientific database.

oConducted individual business group interviews to evaluate stakeholder requirements and degree of participation.

oDeveloped project requirements, preliminary designs, scope, and Work Breakdown structures in support of the project baselines.

oCreated process test plans to insure project results correctly achieve requirement goals.

oCreated and provided project metrics, over the life of the projects.

oInsured development, implementation, and support services adhered to strict federal and state standards for Information Technology.

Collaborated with client to document big picture concept of data acquisition, storage and presentation.

Management:

Represented the CERP team in all Change Management meetings, providing documentation and support information for the changes requested, as well as implementations to the production schedule.

Served as Chickasaw Nation Industries Contract Site Manager for CERP IM/IT contractors.

Met weekly with technology and business management from Federal and State agencies, to communicate progress on development and support efforts of the group.

Managed resources under performing Human Resource activities, including interviewing, hiring, and discipline in support of positions identified in the CERP contract for IM/IT services, while maintaining the necessary resources to satisfy the user requirements in the contract. Mentored and coached all team members on their responsibilities to the CERP Program and also to the managing consulting agency.

Worked with Business Management to plan future projects within budget and scope of the program.

Managed a zero based budget, providing supporting documentation for each purchase within a calendar year. Identified cost saving purchases, maintaining a high technical return.

Coordinated and allocated resources to respond to CERP Information Technology Initiation Forms (CITIFs) based upon customer and management priorities and schedules for implementation.

Identified and secured technical training to insure team’s technical prowess.

Systems:

Established an independent enterprise network of servers, switches, storage, databases, and process and web applications to serve as a collaborative environment, supporting multi-agency efforts to restore the Everglades.

Manage projects to design, implement, upgrade, and support the hardware and systems technical services supporting the CERP program. The system services included Windows, UNIX, network, security, and desktop administration.

Communicated, scheduled, and executed change controls, ensuring all implications and results of changes understood and communicated to business partners.

Addressed and resolved complaints and grievances through meticulous investigation, staff coaching, and corrective actions.

Coordinated yearly budget requirements for information management, hardware, and resource requirements, providing a high level of support for the CERP projects and programs.

Support:

Coordinate resources to respond to CERP Information Technology Initiation Forms (CITIFs) and customer and managements’ priorities and schedules for implementation.

Established a database of support resolutions, used to track system corrections as well as cross-train staff members on system and application solutions.

Personal Impact:

Transitioned all resources from multiple consulting agencies to Chickasaw Nations Industries (A technical consulting agency to the US Army Corp of Engineers).

Project Manager for the development and implementation of a full service scientific data storage and retrieval system servicing the Everglades Restoration construction projects. Project developed and implemented in the projected two years planned schedule.

Maintained a full complement of technical resources through the life of the contract with CNI.

Managed the development and coordination of a full Standard Development Lifecycle (SDLC), for the CERP technical staff to follow for all development and support efforts.

11/2001 – 1/2004 International Technical Consultants (ITC) / Vitaver Staffing

West Palm Beach / Miami, Florida

Project / Data Manager – Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program (CERP)

Duties:

Interviewed individual business group interviews to evaluate stakeholder requirements and degree of participation.

Developed project requirements and preliminary designs based upon sponsor and stakeholder interviews and participation.

Managed multiple projects from inception to implementation. Business functions included:

oEstablish scientific data reporting standards in support of CERP.

oProvide standard reporting education in scientific gatherings at FAU and FIU.

oCollect and securely centralize historical scientific data from various business units.

Created process test plans to insure project results correctly achieved requirement goals.

Collaborated with client to complete development of the data management plan to secure

Developed the strategic direction of data management by creating a project portfolio for IT and data management.

Served as single point of contact for acquiring, storing, and retrieving data related to CERP Project, providing data solutions to project and program managers and developing operating procedures to support daily activities for managing data.

Established an independent enterprise network of servers, switches, storage, databases, and process and web applications to serve as a collaborative environment, supporting multi-agency efforts to restore the Everglades.

Communicated, scheduled, and executed change controls, ensuring all implications and results of changes understood and communicated to business partners.

Met weekly with technology and business management from Federal and State agencies, to communicate progress on development and support efforts of the group.

Worked with Business Management to plan future projects within budget and scope of the program.

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Project Management, Corporate Level Project Reporting, Change Management, Risk Management, Budget Preparation and Analysis, Security Manager, Resource Allocation, Resource Evaluation, Resource Recruitment, Presentation and Training.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Project Management Tools: Microsoft Suite including MS Project, Remedy, IT Audit

Hardware: IBM, Hitachi, SUN, AIX, PC (Compac, Dell, IBM)

Operating System: MVS, UNIX, DOS, Windows, VMWare, Solaris

Database: IDMS, DB2, IMS, Oracle, Informix

Software Languages: Cobol, MVS JCL, PL/SQL, Visual Basic, Microsoft Access

CERTIFICATIONS

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification– Project Management Institute – PMP # 1917900

6Sigma – Green Belt – Cert # 67132

EDUCATION

King's College US-Pa-Wilkes-Barre

Bachelor's Degree - Bachelor of Science Degree: Business Administration, Minor Concentration - Mathematics

Chubb Institute US-NJ-Parsippany

Certification - Technical programming certificate.



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