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Project Management Manager

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
February 21, 2018

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Philip is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

Philip is a certified ITIL® V3 Foundation.

Philip is a Senior IT professional with more than sixteen years of experience with Project Management, Mainframe Architecture, Programming, Analysis, HP3000 applications, release and change management.


Harrisburg University of Science and Technology December 2017 to Present

Corporate Faculty

Corporate Faculty for Masters for Project Management.

Teach project management with Scrum and applied Agile projects.

HM Health Solutions (Highmark) April 2017 to Present

IT Team Manager

Trains, develops, and mentors Team members.

Assigns, monitors, and reviews progress and accuracy of work.

Provides technical leadership.

Supervised and coordinated monthly and quarterly releases.

Supervised monthly and quarterly release schedule to avoid any delays.

Supervised and managed release risk and dependencies.

Supervised release coordination meeting.

Conducts performance reviews and assesses performance.

Engages in skills assessments and promotes professional development of Team Members.

Assigns tasks, schedules work and establishes priorities.

Manages and tracks project details.

Sigma Resources LLC

Subcontractor to Deloitte January 2015 to March 2017

Senior Unisys Mainframe Programmer Business Systems Analyst – team Lead

●Managing and working with team of mainframe developers on a project to modernize data exchange between different PA departments and department of Human services. In this project analyzed hundreds of Cobol program, created program flow charts and specs and presented them to function and open system teams.

●Conducted code changes, unit testing, system testing and user acceptance testing.

●Created many new software required to by PA department of Human Services initiatives.

●Created and maintained program’s detailed design document, flowcharts and program specifications.

●Coordinated special project releases.

●Used COBOL, ECL, IQU, DMS, RDMS, TIP, Ultraedit and Corticon.

Computer Aid, Inc. September 2009 to December 2014

Senior Mainframe Programmer Business Systems Analyst – offshore team lead.

Managed and trained offshore team.

Gathered user requirements, write specifications, estimated and presented them to offshore programmers for development. Follow up on tasks progress to meet implantation dates.

Created and maintained requirements traceability matrix.

Trained users on new system functionality.

Gathered data from the mainframe and wrote many EASYTRIEVE modules to create critical reports that are requested by the legacy’s users and Company’s managers.

●Part of the Material, Engineering, Material Finance and Polis team to support Tyco electronics Legacy system.

●Developed and maintained different Tyco Electronics Legacy application.

●Supported global material finance, recost, physical inventory and monthly/ quarterly and yearly financial closing process.

●Developed and maintained system’s detailed design documents to include business solution overview, scope, technical adoption consideration, technical assumptions, constraints and dependencies.

●Created and maintained system flow charts diagrams.

●Created design and scope estimates.

●Presented general design diagrams and flowcharts to development team.

●Worked with development team to create and maintained individual programs specifications.

●Conducted code changes, unit testing, system testing and user acceptance testing.

●Provided post implementation user support.

●Analyzed and changed jobs.

●Supported quarterly company reorganization and monthly releases.

●Worked on an analysis project to convert IMS to DB2.

●Used COBOL, JCL, EASYTRIEVE, IMS, DB2, TSO, CICS and Datavantage.

Computer Aid, Inc. February 2001 to September 2009

HP Programmer Business Systems Analyst – offshore team lead.

●Managed and trained SFC/ IC offshore team.

●Led Inventory Control team running Tyco Electronics Physical Inventory process twice a year from 2002 to 2009.

●Managed critical reports that were revised daily by Tyco Electronics management.

●Trained new programmers on the Tyco Electronics Business model.

●Worked as a part of the shop floor control/Inventory Control (HP) team to support Tyco electronics HP3000 system.

●Developed and maintained different Tyco Electronics applications including Dispatch, Routine Processing, Bin Locator, Physical Inventory, Interplant Bill of Lading and Pali Labels.

●Supported quarterly company reorganization and monthly releases.

●Supported user calls during daytime and after hours.

●Conducted code changes and unit testing.

●Analyzed and changed existing programs.

●Gathered requirements, wrote specifications.

●Designed and developed two major inventory projects namely Lead Free Initiative and vendor Consignment Inventory.

●Worked on a very tight schedule and was able to deliver efficiently and accurately in time.

●Received last minute additional assignments and was able to blend them in the tight work schedule.

●Technical skills applied include COBOL, IGP, ZEBRA, SUPRTOOL, Qedit, TRAZ, Query, IMAGE, DBGENERAL, DBUTIL, Streamer, TRAX, VPLUS, and FORMSPEC.

NYC Board of Education September 1996 to February 2001

Computer & General Science Teacher/Computer Coordinator.

●Taught Computer and general science to 9th grade students.

●Prepared subject’s materials required for lectures.

●Prepared students’ assessments and report cards.

●Organized and maintained computer lab.

●Organized teacher's’ computer training sessions.

●Helped other teachers troubleshoot computer problems.

●Participated in school task force community service.

●Organized and helped many local Flushing community events and meetings.

●Elected as United Federation of Teachers Union delegate September 1997 - 2001.

●Elected School Leadership Team Chairperson 1998 - 2001.

Mary Immaculate Hospital August 1998 to February 2001

Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound Technician.

●Explained the ultrasound procedure to patients and answered any questions they may have.

●Maintained ultrasound equipment and sterilized the room in which the procedure took place.

●Performed Prescribed ultrasound procedure ensuring the transducer is capturing images of every angle & section that must be assessed.

●Evaluated the images for their quality & interpret what was captured in the image.

●Presented images and preliminary findings to Radiologists, physicians and other healthcare team involved in patient treatment.

●Maintained patients’ records and add medical notes related to the ultrasound procedure.

Rite Aid Corporation July 1992 to September 1996

General Store Manager.

●Managed a multimillion dollars store in New York City Market.

●Managed a team of thirty to thirty-five store employees.

●Train new managers and assistant managers.

●Hired and trained new employees.

●Developed buyer confidence and worked on finding strategies to maximize profit and volume.

●Controlled and monitored inventories for thousands of items.

●Handled banking procedures, daily, weekly and monthly reconciliation.

●Supervised opening new stores, including planning, designing, merchandising, hiring and training.

Egypt Ministry of Health Hospitals January 1990 to September 1991

General Practitioner, MD

●Responded to health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation and treatment.

●Followed up on the progress of hospitalized patients.

●Organized preventative medical programs for individual patients including child immunizations.

●Performed minor surgical procedures.

●Explored and discussed new pharmaceutical products with pharmaceutical sales representatives.

●Maintained patients' records.

Egypt’s Military Hospitals July 1987 to December 1990

General Practitioner, MD

●Served Mandatory military service as lieutenant.

●Diagnosed, investigated and treated Military personnel.

●Treated both non-critical and emergency cases.

●Followed up on the progress of hospitalized patients.

●Performed minor surgical procedures and assisted in major surgeries.

●Managed hospital service personal.

●Planned and trained new service members in both medical and military service.


Project Management Institute August 2017 to Present

PMI Keystone Chapter – Professional Development Director

Define strategies or improvement in professional development/training programs.

Develop and implement a chapter professional development plan, including a program roadmap for professional development content programs.

Develop plans for and coordinate the chapter’s external educational activities, such as study groups, seminars, workshops, courses, professional development days and other educational activities.

Oversee soft skills development and training programs.

Manage chapter created credential examination review courses and other such courses.

Provide information to members and nonmembers on career development.

Provide information and guidance to members and nonmembers on certification/re-certification in the context of PMI.

Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter regarding the contents of programs.

Provide the information necessary to market the education, certification, as well as training opportunities by the chapter.

Recommend, develop and deliver project management education materials, courses, presentations and sessions.

Provide the information necessary to market the education, PMI certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter.

Develop and implement a plan for educational outreach at the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels.

Develop and implement a program roadmap for all events.

Advance the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter’s board.

Develop and implement a succession and transition plan.

Project Management Institute Jan 2017 to October 2017

PMI Keystone Chapter - Susquehanna Branch Coordinator

Serves as liaison with the chapter board members on branch operations, oversight, and activities,

Responsible for the overall functioning of the branch.

Responsible for developing and executing an integrated program to support team members and other related activities to deliver branch events and special activities.

Answers general information inquiries and other requests for assistance about the branch.

Supports and attends monthly meeting.

Responsible for developing and implementing a succession and transition plan.


O/S: IBM Mainframe, HP3000, client server environments, MVS, MPE, MPEX, DOS, UNIX, and Windows.

Software: Cobol, Cobol II, MVS, IMS, IDMS,DB2, Image, JCL, TSO, CICS, Datavantage, VISIO, EZTrieve, Supertool, Query, DBGENERAL, DBUTIL, Streamer, TRAX, VPLUS, FORMSPEC, Zebra, IGP. Microsoft Office suite.


Project Management Professional (PMP)®

ITIL® V3 Foundation.

NY State Certified Secondary Education Teacher.


Mercy College June 2000.

Master's Degree in Secondary Education

Alexandria University January 1985.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

New Horizon Computer Learning Centers September 2000.

Web Design and Development.

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