Thomas V. Bardinas
Bradley Beach, NJ *****
Vice President of Technology
15+ years’ success building
Highly collaborative technology professional with more than fifteen years’ experience creating strategic alliances with organization leaders to align technology infrastructure with company goals. Disciplined project manager with extensive experience defining scope, identifying milestones, and delivering on time and within budget. Passionate leader and team builder, with proven track record of hiring and training high performing teams to translate corporate goals into applicable solutions. Recognized for excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to prioritize, analyze, plan, and manage technology budgets in multi-project environments.
Highlights of Expertise
Information Technology Infrastructure
Software Implementation & Optimization
Vendor Selection & Management
Full Life Cycle Project Management
Software Development Life Cycle
Manage Product Team/Product Development
Leader in IT operations and PM.
Seasoned Software Developer
Manage Onshore / Offshore Engineering Teams
Due Diligence / Acquisitions
Start-ups, Team Building and Leadership
V12 Data, Matawan, NJ
VICE PRESIDENT TECHNOLOGY (2016 to January 2018)
As the organization’s leader in technology, ensure the success of all corporate projects that include technical requirements. Serve on the corporate leadership team to set the vision, culture and path of the company, and represent all the technology departments on the EBITDA tiger team tasked with reducing costs. Oversee the application development, quality assurance, IT projects, information security, and systems infrastructure in a hybrid environment consisting of Azure, AWS, IBM Softlayer and a local data center.
Built from the ground up the talent required to migrate the intellectual property from off-shore of the company’s enterprise suite of applications and saving $1.2 million dollars in yearly consulting development costs.
Transformed siloed development and Infrastructure teams geographically separated into cohesive and collaborative successful teams.
Oversee mandate to reduce technology budgets to meet the board’s request of $1.6 million in yearly savings. This was accomplished by migrating similar functions in our enterprise applications and reducing our footprint in our cloud and on-premise datacenter.
Successful launch of SaaS data-intensive marketing enterprise platform
Leader in managing ~34 Engineers, QA, IT, Infrastructure, Security and Product team members
V12 Group, Red Bank, NJ
VP TECHNOLOGY (2013 to 2016)
Successfully managed all internal and external IT projects, application development, hybrid cloud infrastructure and IT operations. Oversaw all aspects of project management, including approving estimates and resources, planning and scheduling milestones, and defining project goals, scope, and deliverables. Effectively communicated project status and issues to stakeholders, management, and team members, and managed a team of internal and contracted development staff.
Prepared organization for acquisition by aligning technology infrastructure between companies and reducing cloud expenses.
Led due diligence project for acquisition, and managed the migration of the company’s technology stack after acquisition.
Assumed oversight of organization security, infrastructure and IT management in re-organization efforts from CTO.
Surround Technologies, Bloomfield, NJ
EXECUTIVE MANAGER OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT / VP TECHNOLOGY (2002 to 2013)
Successfully provided technical expertise to Fortune 500 companies in overseeing database systems redesigns and software implementations. Oversaw all aspects for multiple projects in a variety of industries, providing project statuses and risk management updates to stakeholders and executives. Served as primary contact for all client communication, including escalations and resolutions, and oversaw decision-making for all aspects of projects.
Mentored existing developers with cross training throughout project life span
Managed software development for in-house development teams, consultants and offshore teams.
Improved overall performance from project teams and allow issues to be mitigated promptly.
Creative Computer Associates, Jackson, NJ
SENIOR PROJECT LEADERS/SENIOR SYSTEMS ANALYST/SENIOR PROGRAMMER (1996 to 2002)
Developed RPG/RPGLE/CL/CMD/DDS/LANSA applications for transportation, warehouse, and retail industries.
Collaborated with users, managements, and company owners to develop new systems, convert existing systems, implement, and maintain previous system modules.
MIS DIRECTOR New Deal Delivery Service, Elizabeth, NJ
Education & Credentials
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS
Professional Development: Six Sigma Certificate
Software: Jira, Microsoft Project, LANSA, Client Access, TL Ashford, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office Suite, TFS, Visual Studio, Expert in design of Relational Databases, Microsoft SQL Server, GIT, REST Web Services.
Networking and Hardware: Azure cloud, AWS cloud, IBM SoftLayer cloud, TCPIP, TelNet, FTP, Windows NT, Network configuration and maintenance/installation of modems, printers, terminals, PC’s, Internet, Reliability and Failover design,
Platforms: e-Commerce, Marketing Digital Ad Technology, Targeting, Analytics, DMP (Data Management Platforms), Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution, LTL, Receiving and Consolidation, Full Hospitality, Retail, ITIL, CMS, CRM, ERP, EDI, API Integration, IBM, Cross Browser Compatibility, Web Design.