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Project Management Information Technology

Bellmore, New York, United States
November 20, 2017

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Darryl Kelley

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Information Technology – Software Development – Strategic Planning

Technology and business visionary with executive and hands-on experience working with multi-billion dollar enterprises. Strong record of success in creating robust IT applications, architectures and infrastructures. Proven ability to bring the benefits of IT to solve business needs while managing costs and risks. Led development and deployment of custom and Off the Shelf applications/systems. Provide strategic direction to senior management on technology.

-Technology Architecture and Integration -Disaster Recovery

-Leading Edge Software Development

-Create and Review SOW’s

-Global IT Delivery and Project Management

-Agile Development Methodology

-Budgeting and Cost Control

-Application/System Strategy and Development

-Create Policies & Procedures

-Create/Develop Project Management Office (PMO)

-Strategic Analysis & Internal Consulting

-Staff Management and Team Building

-Organization and Staff Development

- QA Testing – System Integration, Acceptance, User & Regression. Creation of Test Plans & Test Cases.

Solid management career with strong leadership, problem solving, planning, team building and project management skills. Recruit, develop, motivate and retain diverse staff structuring them in teams that deliver results and savings. Teams are from 5 – 35 resources consisting of; Directors, Development Managers, DBA’s, Architects, Developers and Consultants. Responsible for multi-million dollar budgets (capex and opex), Vendor Management and negotiations.


NATIONAL GRID (Dec 2012 – Present)


As US lead I was responsible to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict time deadlines and within budgetary guidelines. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors and/or consultants in order to deliver programs according to plan.

Responsible for the technical aspects of the day to day development of Client/Server technology.

Responsible for the overall software/hardware architecture, design and implementation of these systems.

Responsible for the day to day management of team personnel.

Responsible for acting as the liaison to internal and external groups.

All project documentation is created and maintained in a central repository

The following applications/systems were my direct responsibility

The workpack process & application in Engage (home grown SW) and SAP was cumbersome and required a number of reviews, approvals and handoffs resulting in an average cycle time of 67. Designed a global standardized workflow process and templates for workpack processing with Project Managers, Procurement, Vendors, IS Commercial, Finance and IS Business Support teams to significantly streamlined the application and process to reduce the average cycle time..

Onboarding Process Workflow and Asset Management System - The Onboarding process & application was error prone, convoluted and time consuming. The result was poor initial productivity for contactor and employee new hires within Program Delivery. Develop clear process workflow; modify the application and reference documents to ensure all critical activities are executed at the appropriate time by the appropriate personnel.



I assessed the effectiveness of the Goodwill Industries NY/NJ information Technology hardware environment, software applications and technology staff. Application/system reviews and observations with representative business team staff, management and IT staff focused on how effectively the current systems, applications and IT staff support Goodwill Industries program requirements and business users.

Tasked to Develop/create and implement the IT Strategy. Introduced a formal project life cycle process to the IT and Business departments.

Detailed review, assessment and recommendations for 2 key/core Software applications;

Goodwill Tracking System; Homegrown software used to track donations and receipts by store personnel. An RFP was sent to vendors and a new off the shelf system was recommended consisting of 3 tier architecture to more efficiently track and report on donations throughout the organization. The architecture consisted of a Web Browser, Web Server, Application Server and Database Server.

Counterpoint Retail System; Homegrown point of sale system used with the retail stores registers. The system was designed for the store registers to report transaction data to a server within the store. Requirements were documented from store personnel, finance, business operations, public relations and marketing, government and community relations and the information technology teams. An RFP was distributed and a vendor was selected.

Established an Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) in support of IT. Institutionalized a Project Management (PM) life cycle methodology. Directed the development and deployment of project management guidelines, standards, procedures and templates. Established and integrated PMO measures, metrics, thresholds and targets to drive performance in alignment with business strategies.

HENRY SCHEIN INC. (2001 – 2011)


As Director reporting directly to the Global CIO, Global CTO and Executive Management Committee, my responsibilities included; Strategic planning on a local and global level, Department budgeting, hiring qualified staff, mentoring and reviews, HW & SW selection and upgrades, Proof of concepts and prototyping, Vendor negotiations, work with Upper management and business users to select and prioritize projects, maintain future project task lists, direct interaction with business leadership to manage business expectations and to develop recommendations and solutions. Worked collaboratively with IT and Business Leaders on Data Governance, Data Stewardship, Data Quality Management and Data Architecture Standardization and Metadata Management, Design and Integration. Responsible for implementing Project life cycle (SDLC) and PMO, Process improvement, Agile Development, follow-up status with business users and Project teams, Budget and ROI presentations to Upper management. My projects responsibilities include;

Master Data Management (MDM) – is part of a global data strategy initiative. Product, vendor/supplier and customer data standardization and governance to provide the foundation needed to enable Henry Schein to achieve growth goals, better service customers, enhance collaborative relationships with suppliers, simplify the IT infrastructure, and thereby provide a platform with consistent data across all facets of the business.

Data Warehouse – The data warehouse was initially a collection of data needed to support strategic decisions. Over time, it grew as an operational data store with a focus on the tactical decision support requirements. Core subject areas delivered were; Products, Customers, Orders and Sales Territories.

Vendor Reporting System - The Vendor Reporting System (VRS) provides information about HSIC Sales, on a monthly basis, to Vendors, Marketing Firms and Business Users.

Vendor Information Portal (VIP) –A website which allows vendors to access vendor specific information as well as general business information in a website developed specifically for vendors. One place for vendors to visit to acquire all of their data and information needs; Scorecard, projections, opportunity reports, vendor tracings, contact information, Vendor partnership guide, EDI guidelines, new product item master, new vendor worksheets, AP credit & debit memos, SPA’s, etc.

American Dental Association Total Intelligence Solution – assisted on the technical aspects of the RFP as well as assisting in interviewing candidates to implement the solution for the ADA on their “For Profit” side of the business.

Project Management Resource System (PMRS) – PMRS was developed to manage projects, resources and capital & expenses associated with each project.

Established a Project Management Office in support of IT. Institutionalized a Project Management (PM) life cycle methodology. Directed the development and deployment of project management guidelines, standards, procedures and templates. Established and integrated PMO measures, metrics, thresholds and targets to drive performance in alignment with business strategies.

BOOKSPAN (a Bertelsmann/Time Warner Partnership), Formerly; DOUBLEDAY DIRECT Inc. / DOUBLEDAY INTERACTIVE Inc. (1997 - 2001) – Publishing/Printing House & Music Company


As Director reporting directly to the CEO, my responsibilities include:

Technical aspects of the day to day development of Client/Server technology.

Responsible for the overall software/hardware architecture, design and implementation.

Established a Project Management Office in support of IT..

The following projects/products were my direct responsibility

E-Commerce/Web Development - Director

Data Warehouse - Director

Production Schedule Automation System - Director



Reuters is a major multinational mass media and information firm. The following projects/products were my direct responsibility and were components of the Dealing 2000-2 & Dealing2000-3 FOREX trading system;

Decision Support System (DSS) - Development Manager/ Director

The DSS is a component for providing a means to support real-time regulatory and near real-time business analysis reporting.

Transactions Analysis Machine (TAM) - Senior Programmer Analyst/Project Leader

The TAM system is an off-line system that provides analysis reporting utilizing a variety of transactional and statistical information required to support the daily operations and future planning.

Archive System - Senior Programmer Analyst/Project Leader

The Archive System is a component responsible for; Data input & output translation and reporting.

Central Administration System (CAS) - Senior Programmer Analyst/Project Leader

The CAS system is a support component of the Dealing 2000-2 FOREX trading system. This component was originally designed, implemented and maintained in the Reuters London office


Director/Development Manager/Programmer with extensive experience in full system life cycle (SDLC); Requirements, Functional and Design Specification, Implementation, Testing, Delivery and Maintenance.

Languages: .NET/C#, JavaScript, Java (Java Servlets), HTML, C++, SQL, Ada, C, DCL, Fortran, Cobol, RPGII, PowerBuilder, VB

Database: Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and DB2

Hardware: HP, AS400, Sun Solaris, Dec VAX, Compact 4500, PC compatibles

Software Systems: Unix, VAX/VMS, MICROSOFT NT, WINDOWS

Software: SharePoint, Informatica, MicroStrategy, Cognos, JDE (DWH data source)

Project Management: Agile Development, Microsoft Office; MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, SoX Compliance experience & Business Process Mapping

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