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Project Manager

Medina, Ohio, 44256, United States
February 23, 2018

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Dominic J. Giordano

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Medina, OH 44256


Project Management professional with extensive experience in program and project management, sales support, leading teams, implementing emerging technologies, and providing innovative technology solutions in demanding environments. Possesses unique combination of in-depth technical planning expertise and leadership with proficiency in synchronizing efforts while fulfilling customer requirements and ensuring product quality within cross-matrix environments. Proven project management expert exemplified by PMP certification #1553280. TECHNICAL SKILLS

• TCP/IP and data communications include network management and network security.

• IP telephony consisting of LTE, CDMA, EEGS, EVDO, Ethernet and Microwave Backhaul, and Enhanced Packet Core technologies.

• IT experience with UNIX, LINUX, HTML/DHTML, Java Programming, and C++ /C Programming

• Simulation programming to include ASE/TADL, CASE, SLAM, and FORTRAN.

• Database structures and programming to include MS Access, FileMaker, DB2, SAS, and COBOL II.

• Optical Internet, ATM, TDM, Ethernet, DSL, and ISDN. EDUCATION

Master of Science, Industrial Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH Master of Operations Research, Systems Automation/Mathematical Modeling, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Bachelor of Science, Physics, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH Distinguished ROTC Military Graduate, John Carroll University, University Hts., OH PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MAG Aerospace, Woodbridge, Virginia 2017 to Present Operations Manager – South America

Leads on-site operations regarding program planning and execution of manned aerial sensing services with LIDAR and SAR platforms while ensuring fulfillment of schedule and contractual requirements.

• Directs planning and coordination for manned LIDAR and SAR ISR operations leveraging proprietary engineering software package in the LINUX environment.

• Coordinates directly with LIDAR and SAR engineers regarding data collection and storage in support of proper product development.

• Communicates directly with the US Embassy interagency staff and the US Department of Defense in effort to fulfill operational requirements.

• Delivers timely updates to business executives and the US Department of Defense regarding program performance, quality, risk management, and SLA fulfillment. Dominic J. Giordano 216.***.**** Page Two

Decision Sciences, Poway, California 2016 to 2017

Senior Project Manager

Led and directed the deployment of the Multi-Mode Passive Detection System Generation-3

(MMPDS Gen-3), an advanced scanning system using cosmic ray tomography to automatically detect and identify shielded and unshielded nuclear and radiological threats, as well as explosives, narcotics and other contraband.

• Directed the first deployment of the MMPDS Gen-3 system in support of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD SO/LIC) Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO).

• Coordinated directly with product development regarding software development and delivery.

• Generated $1.375M in revenue in support of product deployment.

• Developed the Project Management Office (PMO) and Product Deployment Team. Ericsson Inc., Plano, Texas 2011 to 2016

Program Manager

Managed the deployment, building, commissioning, testing, and integration of Sprint's 4G network including LTE-1900, 3G-800, 3G-1900, and EEGS technologies that span across the Midwest and Southwest United States.

• Managed 98 personnel responsible for the building, commissioning, integration and testing of an RF network based upon IP technology consisting of LTE, CDMA, EEGS, EVDO, Ethernet and Microwave Backhaul, and Enhanced Packet Core technologies in the deployment, building, commissioning, testing and integration of Sprint's network across 20 markets throughout the US.

• Directed the deployment and integration of two separate FIT solutions including the 65 MHz solution in the Houston market and the LTE solution in the Waco market resulting in the first LTE packet call in the Sprint market.

• Managed process initiatives regarding methods and procedures concerning the LTE, CDMA, and Ethernet backhaul product line to include sourcing methodologies and process deployment programs.

• Designed processes that resulting in recovered revenue of over $900,000.00 while leading the nation with over $5M in revenue.

SRA International, Fairfax, Virginia 2010 to 2011

Principal and Program / Project Manager – Africa and the Middle East Led and managed multinational effort consisting of Engineering, Installation, Integration, Test and Training deploying next generation air traffic control (ATC) systems based on Multilateration

(MLAT)/ADS-B technology programs. Programs entailed multiple accounts in conjunction with various governments across in Namibia, Oman, South Africa, and Europe across the complete product and project lifecycle.

• Led multinational PM team consisting of Project Engineers, Installers, Systems Integrators, Testers, and Trainers during the complete lifecycle of system delivery included on-site management of programs with budgets of over $13 million dollars.

• Directed and synchronized engineering, installation and testing efforts in support of the Namibia Directorate of Civil Aviation (NDCA) Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) data network, the largest MLAT WAM in the world.

• Closed an inherited 8-month overdue project that faced $985,000 in penalties resulting in the $3.6M of revenue recovered and a year-end projected total of $4.2M. Dominic J. Giordano 216.***.**** Page Three

NSI, Inc., Arlington, Virginia 2009 to 2010

Senior Analyst

Provided qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to support FFRDC technology integration projects spanning national security and the intelligence community.

• Designed qualitative and quantitative research and analytic computer simulation model to support MIT Lincoln Labs and the Department of Defense.

• Developed intelligence fusion and information sharing approaches to support an Office of Naval Research project that established collaborative targeting.

• Created and managed business programs supporting United States Department of Defense programs resulting in successful award of long-term contract with the US Army Combined Arms Center.

Nortel, Cleveland, Ohio 1997 to 2009

Network Operations Manager, Verizon Wireless Midwest Region Lead customer operations manager for network management and new product introduction that included various wireless, fiber, and data technologies and emerging 4G technologies.

• Managed support team for the Verizon Wireless Midwestern region including Detroit, Ohio, St. Louis, and Minneapolis markets resulting in the 2nd highest annual account revenue totaling over $250M.

• Project lead for sales and customer support for an $85M Comcast Cable optical, data, and voice integrated network consisting of DWDM, ATM, TCP/IP, and TDM protocols with responsibility of coordinating labor costs and utilization.

• Programmed ISDN BRI X.25 Packet Handler test scripts in the C programming language for real-time execution on the DMS-100 that included UNIX C shell configuration management programming scripts.

Seer Technologies, Cary, North Carolina 1995 to 1996 Software QA Team Leader

Designed software quality process for large-scale, client-server architecture products for IBM and Credit Suisse First Boston clients in the United States, Europe, and the Pacific Rim.

• Managed Rescueware product that reengineered VS COBOL II into object-oriented Seer*HPS Rules code including subcontractors from St. Petersburg, Russia.

• Developed client-server network consisting of OS/2, Windows NT/95, Novell Netware, AIX, DB2, and Visual C++ software that served as a test bed for Seer*HPS CASE tool. MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Lieutenant Colonel, USA, Retired 1986 to 2014

Civil Affairs Operations (Active and Reserve Component) Commanded units at the company and battalion level as a U.S. Army officer while serving in diverse leadership capacities in both combined and joint environments that included Afghanistan, the Balkans, Egypt, Africa and Germany.

• Awarded the Combat Action Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Ranger Tab, Pathfinder Badge, and Senior Parachutist Badge.

• Graduate of the Command and General Staff College and the Combined Arms and Staff Services School.

• Qualified in Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations, Information Operations, Infantry, and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) defense.

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