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Manager Project Management

Location:
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
February 18, 2018

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MANAGER / SYSTEM ANALYST / BUSINESS ANALYST/PROGRAMMER / PROJECT LEADER / TEAM LEADER

Highly motivated, solutions-focused professional with 23 years experience in IT, Logistics and Pension Fund environments. Specializing in management, programming, database system development, documentation and implementation. Contemplating an opportunity that combines technological expertise with pension and benefit administration as well as logistics.

KEY STRENGTHS:

Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities: able to anticipate crisis before it happens

Fully conversant with programming, design, testing and implementing systems

Exceptional project management experience: delivering projects on time and within a specific budget

Demonstrates the ability to communicate complex solutions to end users in a comprehensible manner ensuring a shorter and more effective training period

Thorough knowledge of pension systems including 401K plan, Federal and Provincial regulations and the Privacy Act

Excellent work ethics and a “lead by example” management style: noted by management, staff and external clients as ethical, knowledgeable, hardworking and always willing to “chip-in”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

TNT DATA Mississauga ON January 2012 – January 2015

Project Manager

Highlights: Assumed project management position charged with the responsibility of developing project plans to test Wheels Group systems using SQL, VB, .Net, C+, SharePoint, MS Office (All versions), Exchange Server 2003 - 2005, Oracle RDBMS, Ms90 Accounting systems.

3 year contract, Managing 5-person on Client Server 2008

Modify SAP Custom Application under Accounting and Sale modules

Designed, developed Credit /Debit card application using C+

QA the Credit/Debit card application and documentation

Extracting data from Oracle using XML and update MySql data files

Understanding the Oracle data file an Application for Mapping purpose

Updating documentation and Training end-users on new applications

Analyst data from Oracle data files using Toad

QA testing on application and MySql database

Under SDLC standards

Excellent ability to interact with business users across a large organization to understand their requirements.

Core Logistics International Inc, Mississauga ON February 2007- August 2010

IT Manager Information Technology

Highlights: Assumed project management position charged with the responsibility of developing project plans to test Core systems using SQL, VB, Cobol, CRM, .Net, FoxPro, AS400, OS/390,DB2, Blackberry Enterprise Server, MS Office (All versions), Exchange Server 2003 - 2005, ACCPACC Accounting and LAN/WAN systems.

Managing a 30-person team

Maintaining Solarsoft ERP, CRM and EDI for data Warehouse, Transportation and Cargo system

Designed and developed West jet Cargo Tracking system using C sharp and .net for client server Web base system

ERP system is under AS/400 platform using DB2 database

CRM system under MS Exchange Server 2003 using Mysql

Extracting the files from the DB2 database and Web site to created the EDI files

Setup EDI to transfer the manifest document to the airline stations

Designed, developed and maintained all Application including (in-house and their party)

Using Cobol, .Net and C+

Establish and implement policies and procedures for information systems

Purchasing IT hardware and software

Overseeing and maintaining the BCM 400 telephone system and security cameras

Maintaining call centre for West jet under BCM using ipview for reports. Staff of 20 supporting the call centre 24/7

Maintaining off-site offices that remotely connect to our main system throughout Canada

Modifying programs for applications for the different corporate organizations

Training end-users on new applications, documenting, budgeting for the different organizations, as well as QA testing

Screening, hiring and training staff for the IT department

Serving as a liaison between businesses, internal IT and vendors to ensure proper alignment

Under SDLC standards

Global Beverage Group (GBG), Software Development ON August 2005 – February 2007

Software Development

Highlights: Assumed project management position charged with the responsibility of developing project plans to test GBG systems using HP UNIX, AS400, OS/390,MVS/370,AcuCobol, Cobol, PL!, VB, C+, SQL, IMS, XML, FTP, RPG, SAP, Java, Oracle,VPN, CMS and Material Management

Created a data model under Oracle database from GBG legacy systems

Under AS/400 using DB2 database running Cobol application

Under MVS 390 using IMS/DB2 database running PL1 application

Re-writing Cobol / PL1 application under AcuCobol

Mapping all DB2 data files for GBG clients

Extracting DB2 data files from GBG clients for importing to the Oracle database

Designed, developed and maintained legacy system under AcuCobol

Provided custom support for GBG clients on legacy system applications

Under CMS was used to control data and reduce duplicate inputs also for simplify report writing for one GBG client

For Material Management used to solving problem regarding consistent flow materials for production

Spearheaded a 6-person team

Excellent ability to interact with business users across a large organization to understand their requirements and articulate them to IT and vendors

Labourer’s Pension Fund, Toronto, ON November 1989 – April 2005

IT Manager / System Analyst

Highlights: Assumed a project management position charged with the responsibility of developing project plans to test and debug Multi-Employer Pension contributions and define Health plan systems using Open VMS / Vax, AS400, MVS/370,COBOL, DCL, RDBMS, FMS, C+, CDD, SQL, UNIX, Oracle, Datatrieve and Linux.

Managed a departmental budget of $400,000 to $600,000 exercising tight controls on expenditures

Spearheaded a 3-person team on Y2K readiness and conversion

oConverted from ALPHA/2100 to HP UNIX and modified all Pension Applications and testing; project completed on time, within budget and without a glitch

Designed data modeling database with both logical and physical specifications

Convert RDBMS to DB2 database on AS/400

All Pension Application program was written in Cobol

Tracked system requests for modifications, along with financial and billing information

Coordinated a project management team of 3-5 people to analyze, design, code, test and document all aspects of software development

Developed and implemented policies and procedures for EDP and computer systems operations

Designed, developed and maintained electronic banking system and electronic daily statement for the monthly pension cheques

Built excellent rapport with external and internal clients

Responsible for interpreting and administrating the Privacy Act, and was the main point of contact for actuaries and government officials in producing and analyzing data files and Pensioner Reports (T4As & NR5s)

Played the lead role in the creation of the Termination Department

oSimultaneously developed Termination Package system and designed application modules

oScreened, hired and trained staff to manage the new department

Designed Pension Calculation package eliminating approximately $120,000 in staffing costs

Developed an interactive/user friendly Benefit Statement system, enabling members to receive accurate and up-to-date information

Coordinated user training, user support and maintenance of documentation and macros

World Commet Inc. Irvine, CA July 1987 – November 1989

System Analyst

Highlights: Hired to strengthen a 4-person team, given the responsibility to design, develop, update and maintain system programs in a TANDEM environment.

Utilized COBOL and TAL to develop online programs for airlines companies, including Saber airline reservation package

Developed specifications and tested system enhancements and modifications

M.I.S Distribution, Windsor, ON February 1986 – July 1987

Cost/Program Analyst

Highlights: Recruited to develop a scanning system for inventory tracking purposes. Managed project from conception to completion.

Wrote, modified, integrated and tested software code

Identified and communicated technical problems, processes and solutions

Prepared reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software under JDE E system

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

(Gained through formal and informal learning environments)

HARDWARE

SOFTWARE

LANGUAGES

NETWORK SYSTEMS

OPERATING SYSTEMS

DEC ALPHA

MS OFFICE

COBOL

PATHWORKS

VAX/VMS

DEC/VAX

MS ACCES

RPGII & III

DECNET

GUARDIAN

SUN E450

ORACLE 8i

TAL, SQL

TCP/IP

UNIX

TANDEM

VISUAL dBase

PL/SQL, C+

WINDOWS 2000

MVS /OS

IBM S/34

DATATRIEVE

BASIC

WINDOWS XP

AS400

ACCPACC

AcuCobol

WINDOWS 95 & 98

HP

CDD, DB2, FMS

System 370/390

EDUCATION

St.Clair College Windsor Ontario (June 1980) Computer Programmer Diploma

Accounting Certificate

Oracle Mississauga Ontario (April 2007) Masters Certificate in Oracle 8i

(July 2011) PM Certificate

REFERENCES

Available upon request



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