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Project Manager Engineer

Natick, Massachusetts, United States
January 29, 2018

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Richard M. Conde

Natick, MA *****• 617-***-**** •

Information Technology Project Manager

Multifaceted technical career with 17-year track record of innovation and success

Technically sophisticated engineering professional with extensive history of successfully overseeing and managing complex telecommunications and network infrastructure projects. Broad knowledge and success with designing and implementing infrastructure plans, configuring networks, and installing diverse telecommunications equipment across multiple domains. Proficient in troubleshooting and repairing fiber optic channels, certifying fibers, inventorying devices, and documenting IP addresses. Skilled trainer and project leader; able to direct multiple tasks effectively and readily master innovative software and tools.

Operational Management / Project Management / Telecommunications & Network Systems

Engineering Design & Support / Troubleshooting & Issue Resolution



NMS, SMARTS Openview,TL1, ICE, A+ systems installation and maintenance, TDM, Cisco, Verizon, Quest/level3/Euro Rings, KPN


TDM-XDM-TDAX, Cisco-VoIP enterprise class routers, PIX security


Remedy/Network Management, Cisco, Nortel, ECI, Telect, APC


ITS Project Manager /Engineer (1/2017 – Present) Sanofi / Genzyme

Job Description: An experienced project manager that created and executed large project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identify resources needed, assign individual responsibilities, manage day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope, and effectively applied Sanofi methodology and enforce project standards are followed. Managed the IT components of facilities projects (building expansions, renovations, office moves) all included. Managed the hardware orders through departments and progress of the installation by multiple vendors and Ensure vendors have meet the Sanofi standards.

Additional Information: Large project PM multitasking and manage facilities ITS projects. Strong communication skills, with proven experience managing the IT components of facilities projects required. Role has responsibility for execution of the ITS technologies required for the new building to assure construction timelines are met. Facilitate changes in project scope to meet department needs.

Top Four Skills Required:

1)Managed the scheduling and tracking projects as well as budget tracking in this role

2) Experience managing IT components of facilities moves or retro-fit projects as a project manager. Included will be networking/cabling, anything required to support IT infra/data closets, printers, conference room build outs/A/V.

3)Vendor execution of contracts and signoff and expectance on completed work.

4)Experience managing technical resources and project activities

Operations Manager/Engineer/Project Manager (11/2014 – 1/2017) Strome Networks

Oversee complex network construction projects, including building construction, design conception, timelines, and quality control across multiple platforms and throughout all project phases. Conduct final building acceptance and safety checks in order to complete certification phase of construction and installation process. Supply NOC level-2 engineering support to field technicians, including installing customer hardware, power, equipment, wireless connections, and executing network configuration. Lead technicians and contractors conducting onsite engineering and network operations projects and activities. Coordinate with Optical Testing and Maintenance Divisions to certify fibers, identify obstacles, and complete repairs. Maintain comprehensive documentation for IP listings, device inventory, technical drawings, equipment locations, and configuration information.

Key Achievements:

Successfully controlled and maintained electrical power plant, installing all AC/DC connections and preserving secondary and emergency rollover power supplies in the event of a power outage.

Sustain Data Center fiber optics and network connections to ensure operability of various equipment, including switchgear, generators, UPS, PDU, and Chillers.

Spearheaded contract negotiations and labor agreements with multiple contracting companies to provide continuity of service at onsite locations and guarantee quality of all work performed.

Infrastructure/Operations Manager/Engineer (4/2007– 11/2014) iBasis, Burlington, MA

Supported infrastructure across global offices, developing and implementing innovating technology solutions to streamline and optimize operational processes. Conducted comprehensive research, developing and implementing technology strategy to enhance network and communications domains and architecture. Oversaw hardware and software system upgrades, closely tracking assets and project schedules. Managed technicians and contractors across multiple locations, leading through all project and maintenance phases. Engineered seamless conversion of core routers, coordinating with customers to ensure satisfaction and retention. Designed and supervised computer room development in accordance with all EIA/TIA installation guidelines and standards. Conducted all engineering of ICO installations, including lifecycle process planning, installs, fiber distribution, and network change requests.

Key Achievements:

Executed enterprise-wide power audit and enforced adjustments to AC/DC power usage, leading to enhanced power distribution and consolidation, room allocation and hardware usage.

Championed Cisco and ECI-XDM equipment engineering and installs to support large traffic conversions at remote office with minimal downtime while eliminating reliance on TDAX and improving overall system performance.

Owner & Principal Infrastructure Mgt. Consultant ConCom Communication, Natick, MA

(5/1999 – 4/2007)

Oversaw all operations for data center and telecommunications facility. Developed detailed facility designs and infrastructure plans, leading implementation of all strategies. Managed engineering and operations architecture to effectively support all major carriers for incoming and outgoing communications network. Collaborated with executive management to design effective paths for power and communications to support multiple meetings rooms. Organized and led construction of individual and large facility rooms in accordance with business leasing model and communications plans.

Key Achievements:

Designed and engineered all network connections, power distribution systems, AC system, fire alarm, and video security system to meet project specifications.

Developed cross-connection management process, successfully managing ODF installation, OTDR testing, and fault isolation procedures.

Prior Positions:

Field Engineer – Quest Communications, 2001

Operations Manager – Digital Broadband, Inc., 2000 – 2001


Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications

S.U.N.Y., Utica, New York

Technical Certifications

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Fiber Optics Fundamentals Certification (FOT-FOF)

BISCI Cable Certification - BISCI Power Distribution - ECI-XDM Certification - ECI-TDACS Maintenance

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