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Location:
Round Rock, Texas, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
December 10, 2018

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Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Preferred Level: Senior

PROFILE

Results-driven professional possessing a diverse background in IT/Infrastructure project management. Armed with strong leadership and motivational skills; along with proven ability to quickly build teams, establish trust, train and motivate people of all levels to complete projects within the Triple Constraints. Recognized for professionalism; positive mental attitude; commitment to excellence; and demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with Senior Management (COO, CIO, Sr. VP Level) associates, vendors and customers. Accustomed to attaining company goals which increased efficiencies in process, production, and profitability for the company.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Staff Supervision and Senior Management Communication and Interpersonal Skills Analytic and Evaluative Skills Program and Process Methodologies (PMI, PMBOK, and some AGILE) Profit and Loss Accounting Capital Budget Management Procurement Vendor Management Organizational Change Coordination Data Center Migrations and Consolidations Platform Migrations Database Migrations Server Virtualizations Resource Management Fluent in JIRA, Service Now, SharePoint, Confluence, Adaptive Insights, MS Project and MS Office Suite Experienced with SDLC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr. Infrastructure Project Mgr.

ERCOT (Energy Reliability Council of Texas) 6/2017 – Present

Served as a Senior Project Manager responsible for the execution of IT based projects. Duties include building teams, creating and maintaining MS Project schedules, measuring performance (effort and financial), weekly and quarterly manager updates and managing diverse team resources from across all IT disciplines.

Completed a 3.8 Petabyte Data and Database migration (493 AIX hosts, 3,744 file Systems) from legacy Hitachi Storage to new NetApp and EMC Storage and Cloud

oMigration could not cause unplanned outages of ANY kind

oANY outages had to be planned three weeks in advance with 100% transparency for all activities

o6+ teams being coordinated for each migration “wave”

oProject completed 60 days ahead of schedule, $2.5MM under budget

Completed a transformation of 93 physical Application Servers to 127 new virtual machines (VM’s)

oScope included DEV, Test and PROD environments and full regression testing

oAll servers were RHEL (LINUX)

Currently managing a team from all Infrastructure levels to assess the Java platforms and their vulnerability profile

oScope includes all DEV, Test and PROD environments, all data centers, all operating systems

oBudget $900K

Sr. Infrastructure Project Mgr.

Dimensional Fund Advisors – Austin, TX 02/ 2014 – 6/2017

Served as the Senior Infrastructure Project Manager responsible for the execution of IT Infrastructure based projects. Duties include building teams, creating and maintaining MS Project schedules, measuring performance (effort and financial), weekly, monthly and quarterly manager updates and managing diverse team resources from across all IT disciplines.

Completed Firewall hardware refresh in US, Asia and Europe offices (38 Devices, $68K)

Completed implementation of Sourcefire & FireAmp Security Software globally (over 1,100 endpoints) and to the Cloud

Restructured the Infrastructure Refresh Program into a set of realistic projects for 2014/15/16: Global Core Network Rebuild, Global IP Telephony Upgrade using VOIP technologies, VPN and Server/Storage Refresh (Implementation of a new, replicated VBlock architecture $4.1MM)

Completed RFPs for Desktop Refresh ($1.2MM) and Multifunction Copier Refresh ($600K) and completed both projects on time, under budget

Completed Data Protection Infrastructure Refresh ($3.4MM), including the migration of dedicated storage volumes from SAN to the Cloud for secured client collaboration. This included some Citrix Apps as well (hosted apps)

Completed Application Server Migration (635 application servers migrated from legacy environment to new virtual EMC VBlock environment 1580 man hrs)

Completed resource forecasting for 2016 and beyond for 20+ IT Projects

Senior IT Program Mgr.

CSC/Zurich Bank – Austin, TX (remote) 03/2013 - 02/2014

Served as the Senior IT Program Manager responsible for the management of nine Project Managers and their projects. Duties include building teams, reviewing MS Project schedules, measuring performance (effort and financial), weekly, monthly and quarterly project updates and managing diverse team resources from across all IT disciplines.

N. America Program Manager for Infrastructure and Production server and firewall refresh for Zurich N. America/Farmers/Foremost companies

Program Recovery: Program was at a 0% performance for nine months; Broke through barriers, reorganized team, prioritized refresh and completed 34% in <2 months.

Leading team of 9 project managers (7 Offshore, 2 US based), each with a different work stream consisting of 100 to 640 servers to refresh per business unit

Implementing rigorously structured project management initiative to improve performance, reporting and quality of work to be delivered (GPMF)

Reporting to CIO’s for CSC and Zurich/Farmers via Governance Committee

Sr. Project Manager

CSC – Austin, TX 05/2003 - 03/2013

Served as a remote located Senior Infrastructure Project Manager responsible for the execution of IT Infrastructure based projects. Duties include building teams, creating and maintaining MS Project schedules, measuring performance (effort and financial), weekly, monthly and quarterly manager updates and managing diverse team resources from across all IT disciplines.

Responsible for managing IT projects for diverse customer base globally, to include General Dynamics, Alstom (Fr.) Exelon Energy, Zurich Bank, Motorola, Freescale Semiconductor and Farmers Insurance

Key member of the development team for an RFP outlining the Global Data Center Consolidation Project for Raytheon datacenters in the US

Responsible for deployment of Service Delivery Secured Access for European theater of operations – Alstom (Fr.)

Responsible for leading PMO and project assignments to PMs – Freescale Semi.

Routinely managed between 8 to 12 IT projects simultaneously, ranging from server refresh to Desktop/Server OS deployments on a global scale – Freescale Semiconductor

Coordination of 30+ Data Center consolidations/relocations for North America ($6.9MM) – Farmer’s Ins.

Manage work streams for 5 Major sites (>125 assets ea.) and 27 minor sites (<125 Assets ea.) – Farmer’s Ins.

Reporting for Capital, Labor & expense quarterly & Source all projects in GRM to match budgets & project schedules (5 projects, 5 PM’s) – Farmer’s Ins.

Implementation of web-based billing and customer service portal - on time, under budget ($1MM) – Exelon Energy

Implementation of Advance Metering System for customer billing - ahead of schedule, under budget ($1.5MM) – Exelon Energy

Coordinate and execute Novell to Active Directory migration for 18,000 users corporate wide($2.2MM) –Exelon Energy

Completed Motorola/Freescale Global Separation Project for Relocation of Midrange Server resources (Over 8500 midrange resources identified and successfully separated) $20MM+ – Motorola/Freescale

Completed Western Region Operations Center Data Center relocation from Scottsdale, AZ to Phoenix, AZ (350+ Midrange Servers and resources to include all IPOP/WAN/LAN/Back Up Infrastructure) $4.9MM+ – Motorola/Freescale

Completed Global Application Server Refresh Program $3.1MM+ – Motorola/Freescale

Data Center Project Manager

Motorola – Austin, TX 04/1992 – 05/ 2003

Served as the Senior Data Center Project Manager responsible for the execution of all IT Infrastructure based projects within the Motorola data centers. Duties include building teams, creating and maintaining MS Project schedules, measuring performance (effort and financial), weekly and quarterly manager updates and managing diverse team resources from across all IT disciplines and ensuring adherence to Six Sigma criteria for uptime and data center availability. 99.999% uptime was the requirement for all manufacturing data centers I managed.

Successfully relocated the Motorola Business Systems Data Center from Austin, TX Campus to Round Rock, TX Campus with 0% unplanned downtime and no interruption of business critical applications

Successfully relocated a redundant data center from one dispositioned building owned by Motorola to another data center across campus with 0% unplanned downtime and no interruption to critical manufacturing operations, using redundant systems and DR capabilities to accomplish this, along with detailed planning.

Successfully assisted in design and layout of a new 1000 sq. ft. Data Center and relocated all servers and infrastructure from a retiring data center to the new location with 0% unplanned downtime and no interruption to critical manufacturing operations, using redundant systems and DR capabilities to accomplish this, along with detailed planning

Videographer (Combat Camera/Video)

US Army – Europe 08/1990 – 12/1991

Private First Class

Responsible for audio and visual documentation of US Army maneuvers in European Theater of operations.

Shoot, edit and produce broadcast quality pieces for AFN and Army Archives

EDUCATION

•American Intercontinental University Online - Seeking BS of Computer Science

•AAS Degree, Information Technology May 13, 1997 Coastal Bend College, Beeville, TX

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

Project Management Institute PMP Certification since 2007. PMP Number: 455250, good through 2020

Computer Science Corporation: PMP Certification Training

Sexual Harassment Prevention for Leaders and Managers

Six Sigma Foundations Course - Motorola University, Austin, TX

OpenVMS 902 - Systems and Network Configuration - MindIQ, Dallas, Texas

UNIX 101,102 - Motorola University, Austin, TX

Cisco Router Configuration - Cisco Systems/Colorado Computer Training Institute 2/98

Six Sigma Green Belt - 2015

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Project Management Institute (PMI) – Current member

AWARDS/ Recognitions

Promotion to Project Manager Leader Principle – CSC– November 2006

Four hierarchical promotions – Motorola, Inc.

ACTIVITIES

Restoration/Driving classic vehicles: 1969 Camaro, 1966 Mustang

Hunting, Boating, Fishing

Creative Writing: Children’s Fiction, Sermons, Songwriting



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