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Analyst/Project Manager

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
November 05, 2018

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A results-oriented IT professional with proven Project Management and Business Analyst experience at both the Mainframe and Cloud technologies. Process Improvement, Development and IT Quality and Application Security experience. Bottom line motivated with proven PMO analysis and budget preparation abilities. Able to solve complex, Information Technology problems and communicate them to individuals at all levels. Team leader providing motivation, training and support by example. Excellent experience with PMO strategies and implementation.


United Technologies – OTIS(Contractor) 08/2018 - Present

Title: Data Security/Business Analyst

Manage the validation and implementation of all Security based applications.

Oversee user account administration and implementation and monitoring of security best practices.

Review all Termination and New Hire Reports for accuracy and take any action required to meet Security Policies.

Accurately document entire all Security Role initiation and issues thru OTIS organization.

Perform Security and Compliance Audits where required.

Cemex Inc. 03/2018 – 05/2018

Title: Internal Control Business Analyst

Assisted in initial installation of Cemex’s ACL Internal Control Analytics software.

Initially set up user interface. Defined all users, passwords and roles for ACL Software.

Interfaced with Cemex’s SAP system to extract tcodes and create complex manipulations and creation of Analytics of data for Internal Control Review.

With Excel and Tableau, created metrics and control charts for Management to visualize control weaknesses. Assess user reporting and procedural needs and recommend solutions.

Worked with multiple lines of business to provide training, resolve technical questions

Oasis Outsourcing(Contractor) 06/2017 – 03/2018

Title: Business Intelligence Analyst

Work extensively with Davison’s HRPyramid solution, Entrinsik’s Informer Business Intelligence and Data Analytics platform and Tableau Business Intelligence and Analytics software.

Conduct internal and external client complete training for Informer data analytics platform and Tableau BI software.

Responsible for the creation and updating of Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly KPI’s that include Service Desk tickets, Projects System Performance and Utilization, Client Satisfaction using Tableau and Microsoft Excel.

Design, development, testing release and modifications internal and external client public shared reports. Create test scripts and execute QA process according to written requirements.

Review launched reporting schedules and relaunch when needed, identify unknown schedule owners

remove disable schedules, schedule modifications, system performance and client impact.

Perform operational audits and system maintenance of key Business Intelligence processes.

Act as a liaison between client and organization performing all analysis of complex business problems and recommending solutions.

Prepares and documents all specifications for system changes. Recommends and initiates systems testing. Writes all scripts, testing plan and execute plan to completion.

Zimmer/Biomet 11/2014 – 05/17

Tittle: Quality Systems Project Leader/Quality Business Systems Analyst

Responsible for all the Quality group IT initiatives.

Set up SharePoint workflow and process to guide the management creation and monthly upload of over 400 monthly KPI Metrics from numerous systems and technologies. Responsible for administration of Qualities SharePoint process workflow. Included backup, user creation and password initiation as other administrative tasks.

Develops and designs new reporting functionality and creates custom reports for data analysis and/or project updates in response to Business needs. Creates test cases, executes and validates programs for comparison to specifications and applications. Applies technical knowledge to develop these reports using data from multiple resources including a Data Warehouse, SAP, ERP system, Quality Software Modules and Microsoft applications.

Project Manager on the design, programming and implementation of the newly created J01.02 worldwide Quality System Metrics

Identifies, analyzes and resolves problems concerning defects, questionable functions, errors and inconsistencies in program functions and content.

Perform analysis on all of Biomet’s Quality System Metrics. Create Monthly and biyearly Management Operational Metrics and present to Managers and Senior Management for review using SQL and other DB toolsets. Create test plan and test scripts to meet Quality Requirements.

Establish successful client relationships with senior management across areas to ensure strategic and tactical Quality Metrics are kept up to date. Responsible for Monthly Quality Trending Report and Presentation.

For each Project responsible for the implementation of SharePoint content/site security (Groups, Audiences, Permission Levels, and Inheritance) for that project. Sole responsibility for all content until Project closure.

Responsible for maintenance of Lists, Libraries, and Views within SharePoint.

Developed SharePoint portal for the Zimmer Metric User community, which services approximately 100 users and 400+ documents a month.

Migrated, mapped, reorganized, edited, and created new SharePoint permission sand user groups

Configured SharePoint Zimmer Metric team sites.

Implemented Zimmer’s company's business standards in SharePoint.

Proposed SharePoint-based solutions to improve existing business challenges.

Converted over 100 users from file based documentation workflow and storage systems to full implementation of SharePoint workflow for entire Zimmer Dental Metrics.

Serves as in house consultant in the areas of data collection, analysis and presentation.

Responsible for Report generation creation and maintenance in several Clinical systems.

Active Directory and Security management responsibility.

Serves as in house consultant in the areas of data collection, analysis and presentation.

Lead efforts on HIPPA, SOX, 21PART11and other Audit. Requests.

Responsible for Report generation creation and maintenance in several Clinical systems.

Active Directory and Security management responsibility.

CHS –Lower Keys Medical Center(Contractor) 03/2014 – 7/2014

Tittle: IT Supervisor/Healthcare Business-Systems Project Manager/Analyst (Contractor)

Manage all Support Desk personal and monitor work efforts on a daily basis. Assign tickets, priorities and perform analysis of Support Desk productivity

Perform analysis on all Hospital/Healthcare system implementation and systems upgrades.

Establish successful client relationships with senior management across Hospital and Clinical Functional areas to ensure strategic and tactical IT Plans were implemented.

Work with both Clinical sponsors, understand their systems and recommend process improvement across multiple and complicated Clinical, Healthcare and Regulatory environments.

Super user Lead on numerous HealthCare and Clinical Hospital systems.

Lead on managing all Profile and Menu changes on Hospital “Pulse” application.

Responsible for Report generation creation and maintenance in several Clinical systems.

Assisted in the gathering and dissemination of Meaningful Use controls.

Blue Cross Blue Shield – Columbia, SC(short term contract) 01/2014 – 02/2014

Title: Project Leader

Accountable for all activities assigned to the project team. Facilitate and monitor work efforts on a daily basis. Track project status and schedule and report to senior management. Develop project plans, risk management plans, and project documentation. Identify teamwork assignments.

Communicate with all areas of the enterprise, including senior management and external parties that impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort. Track key project milestones and adjust project plans and/or resources to meet customer needs. Facilitate the definition of business goals and the activities required to successfully meet those goals.

Develops and monitors project plans, risk management plans, and project documentation from scope to post implementation. Ensures project documentation and deliverables are complete, on budget, within scope, and in accordance with standards.

Identifies items that impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort. Monitors resource requirements based on project specifications. Ensures resources are assigned to meet project objectives while managing project hours budgeted.

For each Project responsible for the implementation of SharePoint content/site security (Groups, Audiences, Permission Levels, and Inheritance) for that project. Sole responsibility for all content until Project closure.

Responsible for maintenance of Lists, Libraries, and Views within SharePoint.

Oracle Corporation - Heath Science Global Business Unit 7/2008 – 9/2013

Sr. Solutions Project Manager - Oracle Health Global Business Unit

Systems Solution and Analyst on all HSGBU application and infrastructure upgrades implementations and upgrades. Covered 50+ product suites.

Performed both Business and System Analyst responsibilities which included the roles of analyzing business problems and future release needs with Oracles eClinical customer base and suite of products. Identified and documented solutions and release requirements and then translated these needs into technical specifications for development phase.

Developed IQ,OQ and PQ testing and validation scripts from business requirements.

Generate up-sell opportunities to develop a Client relationship by deploying Oracle products with particular focus on Pharmaceutical Applications. Detailed Business Analyst skillset applied to this goal.

Develop innovative Value Propositions for, and work in partnership with, Sales in order to maximize the generation of license sales revenue in Oracle’s Health Science Global Business Unit Applications.

Engage in designated opportunities by applying Life Sciences industry insight and R&D market and product knowledge to opportunities.

Work on design and implementation of LSH data architecture which utilized Oracle Data Warehouse solution behind the application level software.

Thru trusted client relationship recommend marketing strategies and marketing improvement recommendations to ensure client platform success in eClinical and Healthcare competitive situations.

Work with both IT and Business sponsors, understand their systems and recommend process improvement across multiple and complicated eClinical, Healthcare and Regulatory environments.

Perform product demonstrations and execute product training and marketing. OC/RDC, CTMS, Inform, CDA, OLX, IRT, Healthcare systems. Excellent knowledge of HIPPA, SOX, 21Part11 and Healthcare rule sets.

Designated Product Champion on the Oracle Clinical/RDC platforms, Labpas, LIMS experience and detailed work with CTMS

OmniComm Systems 8/2007 – 7/2008

Project Manager/Analyst

Assemble and drive cross-functional project teams across multiple lines of business(LOB), identify resources needed, and develop detailed project plans and schedule to ensure on-time completion of projects.

Communicate frequently with team members regarding project status and identify and resolve project problems, issues and risks.

Execute the actions necessary to resolve project problems/issues and reports on mitigating steps and actions taken to ensure timely deliverables, project success and quality.

Provide weekly status reports highlighting accomplishments, plans and issues to project team members and Vice President of Project Management.

Provide strong Business Analyst experience across multiple lines of business (LOB) and provide key drives for success and the Clinical organization

Work collaboratively with other Project Managers to develop and implement project planning methodology, tools, and standards, to promote consistency in how projects are run in OmniComm Systems.

Pediatrix Medical Group, Sunrise Florida

Manager, Data Security Services 7/2006 – 8/2007

Manage all Information Technology Security and Security infrastructure projects; (IT) controls reviews, SOX reviews. Ensure compliance to HIPAA and SOX IT security requirements. Supervise Security Analyst and oversee user account administration. Implementation and monitoring of security best practices throughout the organization. Manage the selection, validation and implementation of all Security based applications including the DBMS, Network, Active Directory monitoring and Identity Management systems. Monitor monthly security activity against all production databases. Perform annual IT Risk Assessments and responsible for creation of IT Security Plan. Oversight of annual third party security audits in addition to network instruction testing and detection.

Recommend security controls on all application development and network projects. Develop Quality reviews and improvement processes around all IT functions.

Lead infrastructure project to implement complex application security software.

Responsible for identifying and reporting of SharePoint governance violations

Regular review of the SharePoint events and messages reported in Event Viewer and Performance Monitor.

Regular review, clean-up, management and configuration of SharePoint accounts and sites within Active Directory.

Regularly analyzing SharePoint content and storage. Responsible for monitoring SharePoint trends (e.g. site usage and growth, disk space usage and growth). Set up alerts and responsible for enforcing policies.

Performed regular auditing of the SharePoint environment

Identified all key lines of business leaders and processes, performed detailed business analyst role in identification of key IT Audit and Security drivers.

Exceptional verbal and written skillset in developing Client Relationships to utilized and transform these verbal and written requirements in to successful and comprehensive Project Plan.

Provides staff and users with assistance solving SharePoint application related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems, working closely with other team members to resolve these issues

State of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

Project Manager/Analyst 8/2004 -11/2005

Project Management and Business Analyst responsibilities for the Department of Education - Special Education. Responsibilities included estimating cost of all Special Education, COBOL, JAVA and Email associated based projects. Includes design, analysis, special enhancements and projects relating to the resolution of production issues. Performed Data Security audits and evaluations and updates to the State of Minnesota Business Continuity Plan. Implemented automatic email notification system from Web functionality to all levels of user based on functional status of Special Education enrollment status.

For each separate project responsible for the implementation of SharePoint content/site security (Groups, Audiences, Permission Levels, and Inheritance) for that project. Sole responsibility for all content until Project closure.

Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota 2/1998 – 8/2004

Senior Principal IT Business Project Manager Analyst

Responsibility for the management of the Cardiac Surgery Clinical Information Technology Department. Set strategic direction of technology platforms. Direct all Project Leaders in US, Europe, Clinical Data Management resources and Contractors on all Cardiac Surgery clinical projects. Report to IT Director of Cardiac Surgery.

Successfully Infrastructure lead effort to consolidate servers of several worldwide Medtronic business units and web-sites.

Execute and supervise all phases of clinical PMO projects and provided a single point of contact for the multiple lines of business(LOB) all projects. Responsibilities include developing project timelines, obtaining consulting resources and managing all project budgets in conjunction with the consulting Project Leader.

Implemented the validation process and standard operating procedures of the Oracle Clinical platform and architecture.

Responsible for the management, implementation and validation of all application clinical studies and projects. Both COBOL and Oracle Clinical.

Establish successful client relationships with senior management across several businesses lines(LOB), to ensure strategic and tactical plans IT and marketing requirements were implemented

Member of Core team that designed and implemented Medtronic’s System Development Validation Methodology.

Participate on several Medtronic leadership forums which provide strategic direction on critical IT processes including Project Management Office(PMO),Quality Technology Council (QTC), System Development Validation Life Cycle (SDVLC) generational enhancements and the Data Security Policy and Procedures leadership council.

Interfaced with all Medtronic stakeholders both internal and external, completed applicable analysis to support all new application development as well as crucial mid study application change request.

Designed, developed, tested and validatied complex interface from Clincal platform to Medtronic’s Financial ERP application.

Strong business and systems analyst skillset across multiple lines of business(LOB) required to identify all process and product goals and improvements.

Implemented Pre FDA audits and responded to several FDA audits. Solid knowledge of FDA audit process on both the IT and Application side of software.

Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis Minnesota 5/1994 – 2/1998

Sr. Systems Analyst – COBOL Systems

Responsible for the development, training and support of multiple COBOL platforms in Pillsbury’s Invoicing group. Project Manager on several critical development and enhancement projects. Reported to Director of Finance.

Project Lead responsibilities in invoicing group which responsibilities included estimating cost of application enhancements, development of daily production issue solutions, and performing associated programming maintenance to correct production issues.

Project Leader on successful implementation of companywide financial forecasting system.

Designed, implemented and ultimately responsible for training and support of Pillsbury’s international profit and loss client server platform(COBOL to Powerbuiler).

Lead technical supervisor responsible for the support and maintenance of Pillsbury Short Term Ordering and Product Invoicing Systems(COBOL Systems)

Consultant, Minneapolis Minnesota 7/1991 – 5/1994

ESP Software Services/Cap Gemini Consultants

Managed or participated in several key Information Technology Projects.

Consulting Manager for a group of fourteen Information Technology consultants.

Coordinating Project Leader on successful COBOL migration at Pillsbury from a Honeywell to IBM platform.

Technical Lead on the implementation of Pillsbury’s CICS Advance Shipping Notice application

Project Lead on the successful implementation of the State of Minnesota’s CICS Criminal Justice Reporting System.

Lead programmer on major platform conversion on a major criminal investigation system that link the State of Minnesota to nationwide law enforcement databases. Performed 100% of CICS UAT Testing.

Project Lead on successful implementation of a Credit Lobby Financial system at major Minnesota bank

Project and programming lead on numerous CICS development efforts while at Pillsbury, State of Minnesota and at several major banking institutions.

EDP Audit Supervisor/EDP Auditor, Several companies, Florida 5/1984 – 7/1991

Supervised EDP Audit Department.

Developed and implemented several Audit Mission statements.

Performed EDP audits at all levels of Information Technology. Including complex Application and Application Upgrade Audits. Both Mainframe COBOL systems as well as SAS technologies.

Supported IT needs of Internal Audit staff.

Excellent knowledge of work paper techniques


BS – Information Technology - Project Management

Concordia University – St. Paul Minnesota, 3.94 GPA – Summa Cum Laude

Professional Associations

South Florida PMI Association, Oracle Clinical Users Group, Oracle Users Groups

SKILLSET(Mainframe and Cloud Technologies)

Project Management

Process and Product Analysis/Improvement

Regulatory Compliance

Banking Finacial Systems


Testing Business/Technical Requirements

IT Security – Mainframe and Cloud Technologies

Systems/Business Analyst from COBOL to SAS cloud technologies

Clinical Database Strategic Planning:

Application Audit expertise.

Basic SharePoint Administration.

Hardware/OS: Tandem, MVS,Unix,Solaris,DEC,Oracle

Software:, 20+ years overall experience in COBOL, Javas script, XML,XSP,BAL,Cobol, Cobol II, JCL, RACF, IDMS, MVS, TOTAL CICS, DB2, Powerbuilder, Windows, Oracle Databases, Oracle PL@SQL, SQL Server, SQL, Access, Quickjob, EasyTrieve,HTML, Share Point, Kintana, MicroSoft Project, Visio, C, Outlook

Applications: Oracle Clinical, JDEwards, Oracle Financials, Florida Software, McCormick&Dodge,SAP.

Exposure To: Network Devices, Active Directory, C++, VB, SQL SERVER, Statistical Sampling Methodolgies,PeopleSoft


Expertise in Quality and Business Analyst processes in managing the design, development, integration and implementation of leading-edge systems, web-sites and products for business unit customers. Mostly working closely with key sponsors from the business community.

Experienced in coordinating, negotiating and motivating outside vendors in support of timeline and IT project deliverables. Ability to develop excellent client interfacing relationships across complicated platforms and multiple lines of business (LOB).

Proven ability to provide tactical and strategic leadership in developing strategies that provide a competitive market advantage.

Sound familiarity with basic Sharepoint setup and administration.

Expertise in developing integrating applications through all phases of a project and system life cycle.

Extensive experience developing software and process solutions for Clinical and Healthcare business issues.

Oracle Clinical subject matter expert at Medtronic Inc.

Industry experience in Medical Device, Government, Food, Retail and Banking information technology platforms.

Over 10 years Financial experience working in Banking, Credit Card Settlement and AP and AR systems.

Clinical Supply Management, IRT Regulatory, Quality Systems, Data Security, Validation and EDP Application Audit Expertise.

Implementation, management and compliance of IT Security functions, security related software and security projects.

Excellent verbal and written communication skillsets. Ability to communicate at every level of Management.

FDA Audit experience, SOX and Meaningful Use.


Private Pilot, Scuba Diving, Running, Boating


David B. Wanless –

5780 Fernley Dr. West #143

West Palm Beach, Florida 33415


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