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IT Management and software development expertise

Location:
Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
November 02, 2018

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George Patrick Sand

** ***** *****

Newtown, PA *8940

215-***-****

ac7k5h@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/georgepatricksand

IT MANAGER

SUMMARY

Experienced Manager who has created and grown departments in multiple businesses. Skilled in translating requirements between customers, business users, and technical staff. Experienced in applying SDLC/Agile methodologies, project management, and training/mentoring staff.

CORE COMPETENCIES

FINTECH (portfolio management, anti-money laundering)

GIT

Agile Methodology (SCRUM)

SDLC

UNIX shell scripting

SQL (Oracle, Sybase, ANSI)

Python, PERL

Big Data

Oracle PL/SQL

Object Oriented Analysis/Design

Microsoft Office/Visio

Sybase DBA

UNIX (various flavors)

Machine Learning

Object Oriented Programming (C++, JAVA)

C Programming

System Architect

DBA

System Administrator

QA

Business Requirements

NOTEWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Created QA department and established QA baseline that a major customer accepted as ‘better than their own’ as part of their selection for multi-million-dollar deal

Grew operations support staff from 6 to 30 in 18 months with 10-fold increase in business while reducing response time from 1 day to under 3 minutes on average; one effort resulted in our division achieving ISO9001 status on the first try

Used machine learning and big data techniques in real-world applications to identify exploitable patterns in data; one application resulted in an award from the Director of NSA

Led effort to standardize and automate build processes, reducing build time from several days to under 5 minutes in most cases

Created state-of-the-art analytic system for DOD that came in 10% under budget, within an aggressive time frame, and set standard for system reliability as well as performance

Created enhanced version of Bayesian Networks that allowed probabilistic valuations to account for variability of data

Improved quality of medical information from 50% to over 99.9%, resulting in $1 million in new revenue within a year

Created several key components of portfolio management system resulting in 25% increase in organic business as well as 20% increase in new business

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

DIRECTOR/MANAGER

Created QA department for industrial robotic company to establish baselines for customer certification resulting in a multi-million-dollar sale

Guided and helped implement a new feature in portfolio selection criteria allowing complex selection criteria that used multiple ratings agency, resulting in numerous sales

Grew operations staff from 6 members to 30 members to support over 1,000 production databases with high service level requirements (99.9+% uptime) during aggressive growth period, reducing average response time from one day to under 3 minutes, while the business grew 10-fold

PROJECT MANAGER

Created and executed project plan with limited resources (availability of 4 hours or less per task) and delivered demonstrator system for customer review

Acting as technical project manager and alternate project manager, helped deliver over $40 million worth of systems on time for major banking technology refresh effort

Helped staff transition from Waterfall development process to Agile development process

Led technical specifications for state-of-the-art system for DOD, delivering specifications within nine months, at 10% under budget, and setting a system reliability and performance standard for such systems

DEVELOPER

Automated the pullback of securities from multiple portfolios, especially when securities are reused in other portfolios, reducing processing time of 3-5 hours of manual work (for over 1,000 complex portfolios) to under 15 minutes each day automatically

Standardized build processes to reduce build and deployment time from days to under 1 hour end-to-end

Subject matter expert in SQL, database administration, systems configuration, build automation, programming (C/C++/PERL)

MACHINE LEARNING/BIG DATA

Used various techniques (clustering, hidden Markhov models, stochastic modeling, Bayesian analysis and nets, automated hill-climbing technology) to identify patterns in large data sets

Developed parallel processing techniques for filtering and processing large medical data sets as part of automated data load processing, dealing with one terabyte of data per month.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BNYMELLON, New York, NY 12/2009-12/2017

Zero Chaos, New York, NY 12/2006-12/2009

Swarming Solutions, Newtown, PA 01/2005-12/2006

Health Market Services, Plymouth Meeting, PA 01/2002-01/2005

EDUCATION

MASTER OF ARTS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS

University of Maryland College Park – College Park, MD

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MATHEMATICS WITH HONORS

University of Maryland College Park – College Park, MD

CERTIFICATE IN CONTROL THEORY

Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh, PA

CERTIFICATIONS

CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER – Scrum Alliance (#176026)



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