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Information Technology Management

Location:
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary:
150000
Posted:
August 12, 2018

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Gary F. Piganell

Oakdale, PA *****

ac6m2a@r.postjobfree.com 412-***-****

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gary-piganell-76a5a28

Vice President of Information Technology

25+ years’ success leading technology innovation for high-growth organizations

Repeated success guiding global business strategy with established and emerging technologies to achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Talent for launching programs related to training, management development, infrastructure development, procurement, and project management. Expert presenter, negotiator, and businessperson; able to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus across multiple organizational levels.

Highlights of Expertise

Organizational Information Systems

Windows/Unix/Cisco Platforms

Strategic Planning & Development

Contract Development / Negotiations

Data Center Outsourcing

Leadership & Motivation

Management Development Programs

Excellent Communication Skills

Career Summary

PELEYAATS CONSULTING, Pittsburgh, PA

OWNER / CONSULTANT – Sep 2015 - Present

Provide IT technical and strategic business consulting to local business in the Pittsburgh Area.

RICE ENERGY, INC., Canonsburg, PA

VICE PRESIDENT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Dec 2014 - Sep 2015

Directed the modernization and strategic support initiatives spanning multiple facets of information systems, including design, development and implementation of organization information systems, software applications, IT support, and infrastructure systems. Managed one direct report, and 25 indirect reports, including between 10 - 15 contractors and consultants.

Identified and analyzed emerging information technology products for assimilation and integration into organization to improve production, efficiency, and accuracy.

Slashed costs through strategic planning such as outsourcing the data center, security to Dell SecureWorks, and the creation of a specific project management office.

Organized and prepared company for its first SOX attestation.

ANSYS, INC. Canonsburg, PA

SENIOR DIRECTOR GLOBAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Aug 1999 - Dec 2014

Held responsibility for IT global operations consisting of seven direct reports and the guidance of 100 personnel, including contractors and consultants. Navigated 14 acquisitions to include one that doubled the size of ANSYS, and entailed the migration to Oracle financials from Onyx CRM system.

Steered the migration from Onyx to Seibel CRM, moving Oracle off a proprietary OS platform to an Intel based Linux platform in a RAC configuration.

Drove a $700K per year continual cost reduction migrating the entire enterprise to Google Enterprise Apps, to replace Exchange and Outlook.

Streamlined and executed five IT strategic plans and management strategies for $50M companywide capital and $3M expense budget, global network, and infrastructure, to include development clusters, business continuity, global facilities, lease management, and SOX compliance.

Managed the relocation to new corporate headquarters, building a new data center that combined four separate centers.

Previous Career Summary

TEKSYSTEMS - A.C. COY, Pittsburgh, PA

AIX AND NT CONSULTANT - Aug 1998 - Aug 1999

PROGRESS LIGHTING, Spartanburg, SC

OPERATIONS MANAGER - MIS - Apr 1997 - Aug 1998

PELEYAATS COMPUTING, Lewisburg, PA

OWNER - CONSULTANT - Mar 1996 - Apr 1997

PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE, Lewisburg, PA

DIRECTOR SYSTEMS AND COMMUNICATIONS - Apr 1987 - Mar 1996

EQUITABLE GAS COMPANY, Pittsburgh, PA

DIRECTOR OPERATIONAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT DIV. - Apr 1986 - Apr 1987

COMPUTER TRAINING TECHNOLOGIES, Pittsburgh, PA

SENIOR PROGRAMMING SPECIALIST - Oct 1984 -Aug 1986

JONES & LAUGHLIN STEEL CORPORATION, Pittsburgh, PA

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE - PROGRAMMER ANALYST - Jul 1978 - Oct 1984

Education & Credentials

Bachelor of Arts - Economics & Sociology

Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA

Certification - ITIL Foundations

Professional Development:

Activity Based Accounting; Team Management Training; Labor-Management Participation Teams; Negotiating to Win; Supporting & Troubleshooting OS/2; AIX System Administration; Progress 4GL Programming; Perl Program Scripting; TCP/IP Networking & Troubleshooting; Computer Integrated Manufacturing; AMAs 5 Day MBA; Conflict Resolution; Total Quality Management (TQM); CISCO (CCNA); TME 10 Framework 3.6 (Tivoli); Linux ES Version 3; and Salesforce Administration.

Technical Proficiencies:

LAN and PC networks ~ Cisco ~ Windows ~ Novell ~ Ethernet ~ Token Ring ~ TCP/IP ~ Checkpoint Firewall ~NFS, Interactive voice response (IVR) ~ Tivoli ~ BMC Patrol ~ Legato-Networker backup software ~ EMC centralized storage ~ Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7, ~ VmWare ~AIX ~ Linux ~ SUN OS ~ DEC UNIX ~ DG/UX ~ HP/UX ~ SGI, OS/2DB/2, Oracle ~ Progress ~ SQL Server ~Recital ~ FoxPro ~ dBase ~ DELPHI ~ CLIPPER ~ CA-VISUAL OBJECTS ~ C, PERL ~ REXX ~PROGRESS 4GL Oracle Financials ~ Seibel ~ Onyx CRM~ QAD ~ Lawson Financials ~ Synova (COPICS) manufacturing ~ CICS/RS6000, ~ Net. Commerce ~ Netscape Enterprise Server ~ Lotus Domino Go Server ~ WebSphere Server ~IBM 9121 ~ ESA 9000~ IBM RS6000 ~ IBM 6611 Routers ~ 3174 controllers ~ 3570 tape drives ~ DLT Tape drives ~ SSA disk drive systems ~ Norand RF terminals ~ Intermec Bar Code readers ~ Xerox 4850 ~ Highlight Color Laser Printer ~ MITEL PBX ~ VOICE MAIL ~ and Interactive Voice Response.



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