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Project Manager Engineer

Costa Mesa, California, United States
February 06, 2018

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Gary Neshanian

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Costa Mesa, CA 92627




Sr. Project Manager and experienced Analyst; with extensive expertise in development, management and compliance; PMO/CSO, Cyber Security, Audit/Compliance, Development/Web, Infrastructure/ITIL, and over fifteen years IT experience.


Project Management – Project Management Professional (PMP) / Project Management Institute (waterfall-PMBOK), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) / Scrum Alliance (Agile), and Bachelor Science / Computer Science Engineering (CSULB).

• Experience in project management organizations (PMO), methodologies, improvements, strategic planning, and delivery.

Business Analysis – systems analysis and improvement (PMO, BSA), vendor (OEM) and third-party (VAR) integration. Experience in customer support, enterprise and systems engineering, during the dotcom/ecommerce decade.

• Expertise in compliance-audit and cyber-security. Effective organizational and maturity improvement (PMO, CMMI).

Education & Affiliations

Certified Scrum Master • CSM/SA 2011

Scrum Alliance, Inc.

Project Management Professional • PMP/PMI 2010

Project Management Institute, Inc.

Bachelor Science / Computer Science Engineering • CSULB 1985

California State University Long Beach, CA

LinkedIn Facebook • PMI/PMP-OC CSM/SA U

Experience - recent

Apr. 2016

- currently

Project Manager / Planner (pmo)

California Resources Corp. (CRC-Occidental) Long Beach, CA (energy, strategic planning)

Project management of End User Services infrastructure. Develop departmental dashboard and services portal. Author weekly executive status and metric reports for strategic planning, improve PMO standards and CMMI.

• Infrastructure cost-reduction and re-engineering build out, and enterprise services re-scaling.

• Vendor consolidation, negotiation, and re-contracting, for new corporate services contracts (Telecom).

Waterfall (PMS) Hybrid (Card View) Agile (Scrum) • MSO-Prj-SP Smartsheet • Executive (Metrics)

Jan. 2014

- Oct. 2015

Project Manager / Analyst (pmo)

Hyundai (HAEA/HISNA) Fountain Valley, CA (cyber security, automotive dcim, web development)

Project management of infrastructure Kia systems (KMA), Hyundai web (HMA), and Car loan security (HCA). Executive weekly reports and meetings. Infrastructure, business unit, and SecOps audits. Improve PMO CMMI.

• Electric-car dashboard/portal for (KIA) vehicle charging stations (SiriusXM), and customer services (Yelp).

• Scalable data warehousing infrastructure for regional automotive support centers (Hyundai-North America).

• Automobile loan (Hyundai Capital America) processing, tracking, and management system governance (EDI).

• Redeployed cyber security project with the third party vendor, never previously completed (RSA, SSO).

Waterfall (Stagegate) Hybrid (Kanban) Agile (Scrum) • MSO-Prj-SP Jira • Security (App-Scan/Pen-Test)

May 2013

- Sep. 2013

Project Manager / Analyst (release management)

First American Title Santa Ana, CA (financial, mortgage/title)

Release management for software development and deployments. Review and authorize major/minor, and weekly software, from development (AppDev), through production (SCM), and change approvals (CAB).

• Management of mortgage transaction system (EDI), software development, quality assurance, and rollouts.

Waterfall (PMBOK) Agile (Scrum) • MSO-Prj-TFS • Software Change (SCM/CAB) • SOX compliance

Nov. 2010

- Apr. 2011

Project Manager / Analyst (pmo-data consolidation)

Boeing Seal Beach, CA (infrastructure-aerospace)

Cost reduction by re-scoping application migration, remote server virtualization, relicense, and centralized IT for Application Consolidation Modernization org. Author plans, burn downs, and schedules with BASP/Lean.

• Vendor contract renegotiation (hardware), and license consolidations (software), for the centralized IT center.

Boeing Agile Software Process/Lean (BASP) • MSO-Prj-SP • Business Metrics of Interest (BMI)

June 2011

- Apr. 2013

Project Manager / Business Systems Analyst (e-business)

Inspection Connection (2011-13) / Automotive Solution (2009-10) Newport Beach, CA (web-portal 2)

Automotive Solutions Inc. (2009) and Inspection Connection (2011) for two separate contract engagements.

• Increase revenue by reengineering and data mining second generation web/portal, for sales and BMO org.

Feb. 2009

- Aug 2010

Project Manager / Business Systems Analyst (e-business)

Inspection Connection (2011-13) / Automotive Solution (2009-10) Newport Beach, CA (web-portal 1)

Author business/marketing plan, long term strategic plans, and enterprise technical documentation.

• Enterprise architected, designed first generation web/portal application, strategic planning and IT scheduling.

May 2008

- Sep. 2008

Project Manager / Engineer (pmo-data management)

Boeing Long Beach, CA (infrastructure-aerospace)

Author SDLC procedures and management reports. Audit project controls of task management process. Developed project tasks using Fujitsu (Macroscope) methodology, and reports for eMOD organization.

• Cost reduction plan for regional data server migration to corporate, and reduction of disaster recovery risks.

Fujitsu (Macroscope) • MSO-Prj-SQL-IIS • SDLC/CM standards

Jan. 2007

- Aug. 2007

Engagement Engineer (pmo-sas70)

Capital Group Brea, CA (financial)

Reduce maintenance costs and compliance gaps with standardization of software development procedures. Author Statement on Auditing Standards-No. 70 reports and IT SAS-70 compliance documentation.

• Audit Standards (SAS) No. 70 for general computer controls and business units.

• Develop Waterfall (phased) and Agile (iterative) methodology plans and standards.

Waterfall (phased) Agile (iterative) • MSO-Prj-SP-SQL-IIS • SDLC/CM standards

Nov. 2005

- Jan. 2006

Project Manager (pmo-email/data warehouse)

PacifiCare Cypress, CA (healthcare)

Author project plan and vendor specifications. Manage IS compliance with legal requirements of email retrieval for litigation court support, and SOX/HIPAA compliance. Coordinate and liaison email archive project vendor.

• Reduced search/retrieval and litigation costs through archival and indexing of corporate emails.

Waterfall (PMBOK) • MSO-Prj-SP-SQL-IIS • RFI RFP Vendor selection Project Plan

April 2004

~ Nov. 2006

Compliance Audit Engineer (compliance-audit)

SOX-404/SAS-70 Southern, CA (financial-audit)

Reduce compliance gap risks and increase efficiency through audit, remediation, and procedure authoring. Author Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 and Statement Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70 reports, including Narratives, Risk Control Matrices, and IT audit reports, through remediation for their governance compliance. Deliver gap/failure remediation of SDLC/CM systems and methodologies, for clients in various industries.

• Audit SOX/SAS70 general computer controls and business unit applications for COBIT/COSO conformity.

• Clients (industry): Ameriquest (mortgage), Ducommun Inc. (DTI, DAS) (aero), First Consulting Group (health), Boeing (aero), Smart&Final (retail), 99cent (retail), Sparta (aero), Impac (mortgage), Mazda (auto).

Rational (RUP) • Niku-Clarity PVCS-Tracker PeopleSoft Lotus • Word (Narrative) Excel (RCM/Test)

June 2003

- Mar. 2004

Project Manager / Analyst (ebusiness)

NovaStar Santa Ana, CA (financial-web)

Architect of mortgage branch office network. Install and integrated client/servers, file storage, office automation and Point LOS software. Program and test mortgage/lending web interfaces, LendingTree, National Mortgage, American Home Equity and web/portal based credit pulling services.

• Integrate electronic application with Point mortgage qualification, processing and underwriting database.

MSO-FrontPage HTML/XML Calyx Point LOS ASP/VBScript JavaScript • LendingTree XML

Sep. 2002

- Mar. 2003

Project Manager / Engineer (web design)

Children&Families Commission Irvine, CA (web-portal)

Author Request For Proposal and Bid, project plan, user requirements, definition, scope, expectations for deliverables, and won contract award. Design website graphics and Flash. Program the database interface with ASP/VBScript to MS-SQL server. Integrate website with the State's data warehousing vendor CS&O.

• Architect of the Children & Families Commission of Orange County website.

MSO-FrontPage-SQL Dreamweaver Flash Photoshop ASP/VBScript JavaScript • RFP/Bid Website

Nov. 2001

- April 2002

Project Engineer (web design)

Avaya Basking Ridge, NJ (infrastructure-web)

Deliver HTML pages and Flash animations for training manual on corporate intranet and internet distribution. Program SAP Business Warehouse forms interface, with ASP/VBScript interface to MS-SQL server. Coordinate and manage other remotely located project engineers, conference calls, email, and file shares.

• Design and program a web based training manual for remote field and corporate users.

MSO-FrontPage HTML Dreamweaver Flash ASP/VBScript JavaScript interface SAP • Web-training

Feb. 2001

- April 2001

Project Engineer (pmo)

Toyota Motors Torrance, CA (infrastructure)

Author project plans for business application units deliver to the Production Services department. Analyze, collect, and validate user requirements. Define expectations and scope for deliverable plans. Deliver system documents, processes, diagrams, manuals and service level agreements, and release meetings with vendors.

• Project manage multiple infrastructure projects for the business units in the production environment.

Unix HP/UX Oracle Sun/Solaris Apache WebLogic MSO HTML • Project Plans SOW SLA

/EH • OCTP IEEE Toastmasters • CSULB-Alumni

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