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Project Manager Design

Rochester, New York, United States
April 07, 2018

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Accomplished IT Software Project Manager looking for a new opportunity. Broad talent & experience in all phases of the Project Lifecycle with managerial and technical emphasis in development and implementation. Experience is Project Managing Oracle ERP cross-functional implementations and SOA integration technologies implementations. Possesses the ability to apply these skills to other technologies. Demonstrated leadership with effective communication across organizational boundaries and levels.


Resource Planning


Process Improvements

Proficient Communicator

Knowledge of design and development

Collaborative Leader

Requirements Gathering

MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Powerpoint)



Technical Project Manager July 2000 to Current

Xerox Corporation – Rochester, NY

Project Manage various projects that required interfacing with the multiple Oracle ERP instances, Migration to new environments, Upgrades of tools/packages/RDBMS and implementing new custom functionality. These projects are often time-boxed as well as in direct conflict with other key projects with overlapping deliverables and timeframes. Xerox utilizes the Time To Market (TTM) phase approach whereby an exit review is required prior to proceeding with the next phase.

Oversee multiple projects across all phases of development

Monitor and communicate workflow and timeline in both with MS Project, MS Excel and MS Visio to show milestone activities and progress which is presented to multiple audiences and various levels of management.

Creation of Project Charter, and a Business Case with stated NPV

Coordination with Financial teams Project schedule, Resource Management, Creating and maintaining the Project Plan to develop status reports, cost estimates and resource plans.

Documenting and presenting risk analysis and possible mitigation plans using PowerPoint.

Discerning the critical path and driving through barriers to obtain required timelines.

Created context diagrams to show the system layout.

Coordinated and presented knowledge transfer to Production Support team.

Mentor to new team members.


Devised migration from out-of-support 3rd party package which had no technical knowledge support into current state 3rd party package.

Implemented upgrade of Oracle SOA/FMW and RDBMS on-time and with zero budget. Synchronized upgrade with other projects to be able to utilize their testing resources to test common functionality.

Advocated and obtained additional funding from Decision Team for testing resources that were required from outside organizations to produce a quality upgrade of our Oracle Developing Markets (Mexico and Brazil) ERP instance.

Led the team to implement Vertex-O Series implementation with linkage to Xerox Global Financial system. Required the procurement of the Vertex software as well as Oracle DB and RAC licenses.

Organized sub projects with outside organizations for server acquisition, network requirements and implementation of Disaster Recovery.

Negotiated and obtained buy-in from resources to agree to Project date objectives.

Organized group to create a Test Plan and execute these tests, with documented test results. Confirmed with integrating systems that they had tested per these test plans.

Managed and facilitated the change control board for the SOA environment with more than 10 integrated areas of business and consisting of approximately 65 participants.

DataWarehouse Manager August 1999 to July 2000

Xerox Corporation – Rochester, NY

Incorporated requirements from the Business to feed from disparate systems into centralized DataWarehouse

Functional Analyst October 1995 to August 1999

Xerox Corporation – Rochester, NY

Wrote Systems Requirements Documents for modifications to standard functionality that the customer required.

Acted as Sarbanes-Oxley focal point for our group and worked to remediate any issues as well as work with the auditors for fact-finding and clarifications.

Provided oversight to all teams so that they utilized standard Oracle functionality and integrated seamlessly into the same Oracle ERP instance.

Detected issues with Standard Oracle ERP Application – primarily in the Order to Collection modules - and analyzed root causes or worked with Oracle support to diagnose issue and resolution.

Mentor to other Functional Analysts.

Sr. Programmer April 1991 to October 1995

Xerox Corporation – Rochester, NY

Wrote Technical Design Documents for modifications to standard functionality or custom functionality required by the customer.

Responsible for making sure that interfaces could be used worldwide from various systems.

Responsible for reporting to Project Management status, as well as work with third party vendor and other internal groups to coordinate a successful world-wide implementation. Phases included Requirements, Solution Design, Technical Design, Production Delivery as well as Production Support.

Systems Analyst - Contracted to Kodak-MEC April 1989 – April 1991

DataMax - Fairport, NY

Analyze, design and implement a new facility-wide inventory/order entry system to replace existing one using Oracle database as the engine on the SUN platform. Screen design and layout accomplished via SQL*FORMs. Developed standards for analysis, design and implementation of new applications

Network Analyst - Contracted to Kodak-MEC April 1989 – April 1991

DataMax - Fairport, NY

Evaluation, testing and implementation of Open Architecture LAN/UNIX-based systems which included servers and workstations on multi-vendor platforms


Lean Six Sigma

Yellow Belt Certified 2009

Green Belt Certified 2011


B.S. Computer Science & Mathematics

Brockport State University - Brockport, NY 9/82 through 12/84

Studies included Database design using INFO; Numerical Analysis using both FORTRAN and PASCAL; PL/1, Assembler, Basic, Calculus, Real Analysis.

Biology & Chemistry

St. John Fisher College - Rochester, NY 9/80 through 12/81

Studies included Chemical Analysis, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Botany, Genetics and Anatomy.

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