NERIO ROMERO A.
Information Technology Specialist, Bilingual (Spanish - English), with broad experience in Managing the delivering of IT infrastructure Services and Systems Solutions within Multinational Corporations (oil &gas & coal), Governments and Banking Institutions. Good communication skills, Change and Risk management transition, Committed to business objectives.
Project Management ERP Applications AS/400 administration, BRMS
Systems development Payroll Applications IBM Mainframe, JCL, CICS
Data Management COBOL, Query Manager, CL, Sun Solaris, UNIX
IT Management SQL plus, PL/SQL, Basic VAX/VMS
Business Continuity Plan DB2, Oracle, Focus, VSAM Vendor Services agreements
Independent Technology/Business advisor 2013-2017
Performed the Analysis, development, implementation and support of applications solutions to small companies; adapted to business needs. Coordinated staff training and processes documentation. Coordinated Software Acquisitions and service delivery contract scope.
Recommended and Implement necessary network, communications, servers and infrastructure.
Prepared Payroll, accounting and tax reporting needs to local companies and other private personal business.
Managed systems solutions delivery activities for small company business in public and private area.
ALCALDIA DE MARACAIBO. 2008-2013
Technology Director 2008-2013
Lead, manage and supervise the implementation of Information and telecommunications services Solutions to support effectively the programs and activities of all the Maracaibo Major City Institutions. Prepare and manage annual budget for the team organization needs, monitor expenditures to ensure budget adherence. Lead and manage Project proposals. Lead, manage supervise technology staff and administration resources.
Designed the necessary organizational structure and resources to support network, communications, systems solutions development, servers and pc infrastructure.
Lead and managed the projects to evaluate and implement the solutions to enhance internet and web page services to meet Maracaibo major city requirements and needs to provide quality and accurate information to local citizenship.
Lead and manage the implementation of applications systems and processes to support the Maracaibo major city information requirements for the different benefits programs executed by each municipal department.
Manage Project to Implement WI-FI networks service at the VEREDA del Lago Park in Maracaibo.
BP VENEZUELA HOLDINGS, LIMITED. 1994-2007
Multinational Oil Corporation
Finance (ERP) Applications Systems Coordinator 2005-2007
Lead and Manage small to medium size projects in order to coordinate the investigation, development and implementation of solutions to financial, procurement, Inventory and control systems. Deliver and support appropriate operative platform, assuring business continuity and quick response to the diverse corporate needs. Prepare and manage annual budget for the Information system organization needs within Finance and control group.
Managed the project to develop, test and implement the required processes adjustments and data conversion needs to the financial & procurement systems in order to make them fit to the new monetary law, implemented by the Venezuelan government on January 2008. The task was completed without any impact on business continuity, before target date and 30 % budget saving.
Lead migration activities of the Financial and procurement systems AS400 production environment from BP Maracaibo datacenter to a BP external service provider at the Infocrossing datacenter in Omaha, with a disaster recover facility at the IBM datacenter in Tulsa. This achievement provided a reliable, secure and centralized business continuity environment ensuring service availability during risk disruption events. Kicked off on December 2006 Venezuela President elections
Lead local IT activities on project to evaluate and propose a SAP Blueprint to support Financial and Procurement systems processing and applications environment for the new BP Andean corporate organizational structure..
Coordinated the Systems programs adjustment and Implementation of BP Financial and Procurement applications processes to support Venezuela Joint venture Companies (Petroperija and Boqueron) production environment.
Lead IT transition team to handover the Financial & procurement applications and operating environments administration tasks to the new BP Andean unit and joint ventures companies (Petroperija y Boqueron), assuring business continuity and performance of the application portfolio.
Lead new SIQUEL payroll applications environment upgrade to a more efficient payment processes enhancement, reducing operational risk involved on previous and obsolete platform.
DCT Senior System Analyst 1994-2005
Performed the Analysis, development, implementation and support of applications solutions for the Financial, procurement and payroll portfolio and ensure that business needs were met. Provided appropriate handover and adequate training, to users and technical team to guarantee the benefits achieved from the solutions. Demonstrated strong communication, teamwork, conflict negotiation and resolution skills, always committed to target delivery success. Platforms: As/400 COBOL, RPG, Query manager, Cl, DB2, RPG SQL; Sun Solaris Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL +,
Develop required bank and Statutory (government) interfaces for the Financial and Payroll applications portfolio. The successful implementation of these solutions allows users to generate the expected information on a more efficient way, minimizing processing time and ensuring data integrity.
Worked as IT project member, responsible to configure sun system server, oracle DB production, and development and test instances in order to Implement and configure Oracle Financial systems for Oxy Venezuela.
Coordinated JDEWARDS instance implementation in our As400 platform, to provide financial users with a reliable environment to access and review BP history data before BP-ARCO fusion. This allowed business to meet corporate and statutory information auditing requirements.
Lead the developments, tests and implementation of Y2K coding and processes adjustments to the financial, procurement and Payroll applications and its operating environment platforms.
Carbozulia / Carbones del Guasare. 1986 - 1994
Multinational Coal Corporation
Senior System Analyst 1986 - 1994
Performed the Analysis, development, and implementation and support of business solutions through systems such as: as GL, Inventory control, Procurement, FA, Budget control, Payroll. They were implemented on platforms such as: basic VAX/VMS Digital 11/750 box, IBM 4381 VM/CMS, UNIX, and Sun Solaris. Programming Languages: Focus, COBOL as development tool.
Deliver the Implementation of MIMS, MINCOM Inc. system. This System allowed the integration of mining equipment maintenance, procurement, accounts payable, accounting and budget functions for a 260 employees mining company in Venezuela. The project was integrated by a multidisciplinary group of 7 specialists from the different functions.
Banco de Maracaibo 1983 - 1986
Programmer / Analyst 1983 - 1986
Analyze, design, develop, implement and support bank applications needs solutions through systems such as: GL, AP, Banking application; base on an IBM 4341 platform using COBOL, VSAM, and CICS as development tool.
B.S. in Computer Science at Ohio University, Athens Ohio; Graduation date November 1982