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Contract Infrastructure Project Manager

Location:
Union City, NJ
Posted:
October 23, 2018

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ROSS MCKINNON

PMP

IT Project Manager

PROFILE

I am an IT professional with over 20 years of experience, 17 working for British Airways, in locations across the globe.

I have many years in Overseas Infrastructure Project Management, Delivery and Global IT Support.

I am currently seeking medium to long term IT Project Management.

I have unrestricted US Work Authorization and so to date, I have completed contracts in New Jersey and Manhattan.

CONTACT

PHONE:

929-***-****

LINKEDIN:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ross-mckinnon-17391521/

EMAIL:

ac7g11@r.postjobfree.com

HOBBIES

Acting

Hiking

Filmmaking

Playing Guitar

WORK EXPERIENCE

Renner Brown - IT Project - May 2018–Present

Windows 10 Rollout / Hardware Refresh

Major Software / System Upgrade

British Airways - IT Project Manager, UK, I & Overseas - 2008 – 2017

Full Project Lifecycle ownership, successful project delivery from initiation to deployment. Focus on customer acceptance criteria of all deliverables through the proper identification, definition and verification of Scope. Compliance to change control system, detailed Risk identification and management through effective communication.

British Airways - Overseas IT Support - 2000 – 2008

Regional IT Support Management, Europe – ITSM & Project Delivery in my region

CERTIFICATIONS

Project Management Institute, NY, October 2018

PMP – Project Management Professional

SIGMA AB, Malmo, Sweden, 2004

MCP – Microsoft Windows Server

KET COMPETENCIES

British Airways, London, UK

Overseas IT Infrastructure Project Management & Delivery

(2008 to 2017) - British Airways, London, UK

Project List:

oCheckin Desk Upgrades – Heathrow airport T5,3

oBiometric Installation

oSelf Service Bag Drop – Heathrow Airport & World Wide

oLHR T5 Airport Operations Crisis Centre video display wall

oAirport in a Box – European deployment

Managing global infrastructure implementations through effective project management. This includes: clearly defining and planning of the project deliverables, the detailing of the required resources, the close and effective management of 3rd Party suppliers, identifying potential risks and issues and working with the project team to mitigate or avoid them through to the successful implementation and closure of the project. Throughout the life of the project, I am constantly tracking the finances and reporting on the progress of work involved, ensuring the relevant stakeholders are kept up to date. I am also responsible for the delivery of overseas project work which sees me utilizing my accumulated technical skills.

Technologies that I use on a regular basis include: PRINCE2, MS Project, MS Office 365, Active Directory, Windows Server, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Outlook, Skype, Lync, Lotus Notes, Business Objects, VMA, TN3270, Citrix, VPN, RSA, Remote Desktop, TCP/IP, Telex, VOIP, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome. I am also familiar with the building, repair and troubleshooting of the following hardware: IBM & HP servers; HP, IBM, Dell and Lenovo desktops and laptops; HP, Canon, Lexmark and Oki printers; Lexmark print servers; Apple and Samsung tablets; Netgear NAS and backup devices.

The projects I have delivered cover all departments of the airline including Commercial, Customer Service, Cargo and Engineering. These projects include new office setups, office relocations, office closures, server upgrades, backup device upgrades, software upgrade rollouts and desktop replacement rollouts, across the entire British Airways global network. I am also a very confident and capable trainer and have been called upon to also give training support as part of the project delivery.

British Airways, Denmark / Sweden / Greece / Cyprus

IT Support Manager, Europe, Latin America & The Caribbean

(2000 to 2008)

As an IT Support Manager my primary job role included:

Be the first point of contact for all Projects based in my regions

Provide first line IT support to British Airways World Sales, Customer Service and Operations, Cargo and Engineering as part of the IT Support Team, EUROLAC.

Maintain British Airways IT standards and procedures over EUROLAC region, including data security and policy enforcement. (servers and workstations)

Liaise with central IT team in planning, delivering and follow-up post-delivery of project work to enhance and improve business

Applying technical skills and knowledge in troubleshooting and problem solving of applications such as Lotus Notes, Windows (95, 2000, NT, XP), Internet Explorer, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Extra!

Applying technical skills and knowledge in troubleshooting of connectivity problems with VMA, TSO, SNA, RTZ, RTD, TN3270



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