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Sr Technical Project Manager

Location:
Bergenfield, NJ, 07621
Posted:
October 14, 2018

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Richard Tampol

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Senior Global IT Systems Consultant & Management Leader

Technical Applications Analysis Business Continuity Planning Project Management Client Relations

System Security

Feb 2017- Present Consultant

I am an accomplished Business Continuity Planning and Information Systems professional with over 20 years of experience. Providing visionary leadership in the management of strategic business continuity planning projects from conception through to implementation. I’ve worked at various international locations utilizing my acquired Business Continuity Planning and Project Management skills that include various vendor Software and Hardware Technologies.

I am a Multifaceted and resourceful senior management professional with proven experience in leadership of strategic planning and oversight of global IT technology projects with successful completion for high-profile clients including TIAA CREF UPS, Tiffany & Co and Avon Products Inc. I’m a Proactive and Creative problem solver with demonstrated success in leadership of complex projects that introduce strategic technology solutions and system improvements to enhance operational efficiency and align with client goals. I am a Collaborative and decisive leader with strong business acumen, excellent communication and interpersonal skills that I use to build a rapport with key stakeholders to resolve issues, manage full cycle projects in fast-paced, high-pressure environments requiring adaptability and decisiveness to ensure service excellence.

Core Competencies

Global Technical Project and Infrastructure Management skills for the Mid-range platform Strategic Planning Full-Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) System & Application Analysis Logistic requirements for Data Center Rebuilds Network Planning and implementation

Business Continuity Planning and Implementation

ERM/CRM Environments Proficient With MS Office Products Maintained Mid-Range Compliance Rules/Regulations

Risk Assessment & Mitigation Large-Scale IT Solutions Systems Administration Test & Troubleshooting

Disaster Recovery Planning and Maintenance IT Security Support Vendor Management Process Improvements

Staff Supervision/Training/Performance Management Creative Problem Solving Meeting with Stake Holders

Cyber Security (Core/Switch/Data Breach/Critical infrastructure)

Professional Experience

Global Portfolio Management Systems February 2017 -Present

Technical Project Manager

Risk Assessments

Performed assessments of introducing the iSeries to supply chain technologies.

Investigating compliance implications with using supply chain technologies

Create Business Continuity Planning RFP/SOW for perspective and existing clients

Disaster Recovery Risk Assessments

Technology Requirements

iSeries sizing CPU/Memory/DASD utilization for various customers

Perfumania Holding October 2016-February 2017

Sr. iSeries infrastructure /Operation Manager

Key Achievement’s

Provided leadership and technical/operational administration of multiple local and remote IBM iSeries environments, troubleshooting of issues and Providing 24 hour Level 2 technical support for the platform.

Spearheaded the analysis for the Infrastructure requirements to upgrade the iSeries from

Model 820 iSeries Power 8

Managed the Communication performance that included but not limited to network planning, systems development and architecture; upgraded the Midrange network connectivity

The maintenance of the iSeries environment (supporting JDE/JDA)

Richard Tampol

Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association College Retirement Equities Fund, NY October 2010 – October 2016

Infrastructure Project manager

Risk Assessments

Performed Risk Assessments for iSeries applications. Assessments were completed in tandem with other IT team leaders that met all of compliance requirement’s this included Cyber Security implementations as was; for all new applications, existing applications and for all Hardware and Software installations and upgrades.

Security Responsibility

Verified that all infrastructure compliance regulations were meet both within and external to the iSeries

Assisted in all iSeries SOX audits (both internal and external)

Worked with other security teams to insure internal data protection is always met.

Continue to verify Security validity throughout project lifespan

Business Continuity Coordinator

Provide Business Continuity planning consulting services using the DRI International best practices model and by evaluating the current Business Continuity Plan, Information Technology Infrastructure and Business Recovery Center logistics

Developed and executed a BIA to support business continuity strategies for an effective mitigation of threats

Implement the Automated Call Notification system using Help Systems Robot monitoring tool

Identify the appropriate Business Recovery Center based on employee geographical dispersion and implemented the solution by negotiating the contract and managing the infrastructure and business requirements

Coordinated the yearly BCP Test Schedules from 2008-12016

Tested the BCP Infrastructure and Recovery Center switching from production to Disaster Recovery mode

Contractor: Synergistic IT for TIAA CREF

Project Manager / Senior Technical Applications Analyst October 2007– January 2010

Business Continuity Specialist

Develop company business continuity strategies for an effective mitigation of threats from potential risks using a BIA Standards.

Create and implement business continuity plans for the overall client company and individual business units to respond to disasters, recovering critical business operations, resuming business and restoring to either the original company location or a new premises

Performed yearly from 2007-2010

Risk Assessments / Security Assessments

Due to the size and scope iSeries security was paramount

Implemented Net IQ’s penta safe as the Mid-Range Cyber security application

Performed Risk Assessments for iSeries applications. Assessments were completed in tandem with other IT team leaders that met all of compliance requirement’s this was; for all new applications, existing applications and for all Hardware and Software installations and upgrades.

Key Achievements:

Led the technical application analysis for the iSeries migration from the AS400 830 to iSeries 550.

Developed the technical analysis for the upgrade of OS/400 from V5R2 to V5R4 for all partitions;

Implemented an iSeries LPAR solution to replace all 9406 Models to reduce the footprint size and upgrade CPU.

Reviewed the test and upgrade for the existing Business Continuity Plans that included Charlotte, NC.

Managed configuration, implementation and daily support for all third party software.

Prepared new Infrastructure requirements for data center AS/400 and communication requirements.

Implemented and maintained high availability and Disaster Recovery tools using Mimix

Contractor: Matrix Solutions for United Parcel Service (UPS) – Mahwah, NJ October 2006 – July 2007

Senior Capacity Performance Management Manager

Business Continuity Planning Lead Consultant

Project Lead for the architectural review of key applications leading to standardized hardware configuration for production and back up data center environments.

Richard Tampol

Develop Off site Disaster Recovery backup site as an alternate location.

Continue to ensure Vendor Relationships for BCP/DR engagements

Established, developed and documented the corporate policy for business continuity planning requirements in conjunction with managing directors requests

Created a tailored individual business unit recovery procedure, which contained all key contact/vendor lists, minimum acceptable recovery configurations and operations recovery procedures

Risk Assessments

Performed Risk Assessments for iSeries applications. Assessments were completed in tandem with other IT team leaders that met all of compliance requirement’s this was; for all new applications, existing applications and for all Hardware and Software installations and upgrades.

Key Achievements:

Provided global capacity planning and performance support for 120 iSeries systems with oversight of monitoring and troubleshooting DASD, memory, and other issues.

Provided 24/7 iSeries hardware and system software support including BCP system support.

Provided sizing analysis for hardware upgrades iSeries including non-supported models 170/270, 8XX & 5XX.

Developed a Business Continuity Plan including functional specifications and forecasting analysis and implemented the plan for all Mid-Range platforms including domestic, Asia and European locations.

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Conducted global and domestic capacity planning and V5R4 performance and capacity analysis for all iSeries systems; provided DASD utilization and forecasting analysis and recommendations for all iSeries systems; implemented and maintained high availability and Disaster Recovery using Mimix.

Managed performance capacity analysis for global iSeries system consolidations into the US data centers and full project lifecycle analytical and technical system migrations from planning through implementation.

Successfully completed capacity planning and performance analysis for iSeries global server consolidations in Asia and Europe.

Managed bi-annual pre-post peak season performance and capacity analysis management presentations.

iSeries Applications: Robot, TAA tools, BRMS, UPS host access, DBU, Query/400, MQ series, Mimix

Security Responsibilities

Verified that all infrastructure compliance regulations were meet for all iSeries in Western Europe

Assisted in all iSeries SOX audits (both internal)

Worked with other security teams to insure internal data protection is always met.

Continue to verify Security validity throughout project lifespan

Maintained data security integrity for all iSeries systems

Richard Tampol

Other Professional Experience

Contractors: Galen & CERT Systems for Tiffany and Co., Parsippany, NJ June 2003 – March 2006

oiSeries IT Security and Technical Consultant BCP/DR team leader

Digica, Inc., Branchburg, NJ June 2002 – December 2002

oiSeries Project Manager / Global Disaster Recovery Specialist

Contractor: ERT Systems Inc. for TIAA CREF, New York, NY October 2000 – June 2002

oAS/400 Project Leader / Senior Technical Analyst BCP/DR Team Coordinator

Contractor: Hal Kinion for Avon Products Inc. April 1999 – September 2000

oGlobal AS/400 IT Project Leader

Contractors: Sterling Commerce & ERT Systems Inc. for TIAA CREF, NY November 1997 – April 1999

oY2K AS/400 Technical Project Manager for Disaster Recovery

Contractor: PRT Systems Inc. for Mitsubishi International Inc. July 1995 – November 1997

oAS/400 Project Manager

Contractor Pfizer Pharmaceutical, New York, NY January 1995 – July 1995

oTechnical AS/400 Project Leader

Contractor Chase Manhattan Bank, Brooklyn, NY June 1994 – January 1995

oAS/400 Technical Consultant

Barclays Dezoete Wedd Securities, Inc., New York, NY March 1992 – June 1994

oSenior AS/400 Technical Analyst

First Interstate Bank International, New York, NY January 1990 – March 1992

oTechnical Support Analyst

Sandmark-Stardust, Inc., New York, NY March 1989 – July 1989

oLead Programmer

Elders Futures, Inc., New York, NY December 1986 – March 1989

oShift Supervisor

Professional Training

Kingsborough CC

Albert Merrill School NYC

Mimix HA/DR training (basic and advanced)

IBM iSeries advanced technical training

IBM System Security training g



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