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Project Manager Design

Location:
Ajax, ON, Canada
Posted:
March 07, 2019

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Sam Sharpe

**A Kings Crescent, Ajax, ON L*S *M*

905-***-****

email: ac8phy@r.postjobfree.com

RELEVANT SKILLS

• QuickBooks, Sage50

• Focused on delivering operational improvements while achieving cost reductions

• Experienced leader of IT operational, engineering, infrastructure, and delivery teams

• Ability to bridge the communications gap between business and technical teams

• Strong project management background

• Proven track record of meeting tight project deadlines

• Strong background in vendor management, RFP design and response evaluation

• Deep understanding of business continuity solution design for servers and storage

• Extensive experience in working under pressure on Major Incident calls to meet SLA/OLA commitments

CERTIFICATIONS

• ITIL Foundation v3

• Brocade Certified Fabric Designer

• Brocade Certified Fabric Professional

• Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2006-present Principal Consultant, S.C. Sharpe Consulting Inc, Ajax ON

• Provide IT consulting services to large corporations o Clients have included IBM, HDS, TD Bank, and Quick Intelligence; subcontracting has occurred to large multinationals in financial, multimedia and telecommunication sectors.

• Provide leadership to client global teams of storage specialists, spanning architect, design, implementation and operations

• Design storage solutions for servers, applications and databases

• Provide technical expertise during Major Incidents, including post-incident reviews

• Create storage RFPs and evaluated vendor responses for clients

• Create SAN infrastructure assessment, design, and implementation plans for clients

• Provide mentoring and training to client team members

• Design and execute Storage migration activities in multi-Data Centre environments

• Design storage solutions for servers, applications and databases

• Proactively identify and resolve infrastructure performance issues

• Create Run-Book for client SAN operations, including knowledge transfer to staff Sam Sharpe

87A Kings Crescent, Ajax, ON L1S 2M4

905-***-****

email: ac8phy@r.postjobfree.com

2012-14 Senior Storage Specialist, Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan, Toronto ON

• Re-architected existing technical configurations and operational processes to improve performance and increase business stability

• Created storage RFPs and evaluated vendor responses for SAN Refresh Project

• Developed/executed multi-Data Centre storage migration plan from HDS to EMC

• Developed scripting for BC/DR storage replication

• Provided mentoring and training to team members

2004-06 Senior Systems Programmer, Dominion of Canada General Insurance, Toronto ON

• Re-architected storage infrastructure, improving cost-efficiency and responsiveness to business for both mainframe and distributed computing

• Designed storage solutions for servers, applications and databases

• Created Storage RFPs and evaluated vendor responses

• Developed disk reporting for trend analysis and capacity forecasting

• Provided mentoring and training to team members

2002-04 SAN Specialist, Toronto-Dominion Bank Financial Group, Toronto ON

• Architected and implemented Bank’s first Enterprise SAN environment

• Developed Storage Best Practices and Business Solution Design standards

• Planned and executed Enterprise SAN infrastructure migration

• Designed storage solutions for servers, applications and databases

• Provided expertise during Major Incidents, including post-incident reviews

• Created SAN and mainframe Storage RFPs and evaluated vendor responses

• Provided mentoring and training to team members

1986-2002 Various Positions, Toronto-Dominion Bank Financial Group, Toronto ON

• Y2K Project Manager for Bank’s Central Computing Facility

• Developed costing methodology to reduce ongoing disk costs, saving over $500K per year in maintenance fees

• Executed capacity planning and budgetary forecasting for 100TB mainframe disk environment

• Created RFPs for mainframe disk storage and evaluated vendor responses

• Developed mainframe disk reporting for trend analysis and capacity forecasting EDUCATION

• Durham College, Accounting – Business Administration (graduating 2019)

• DeVry Institute of Technology, Computer Programming and Systems



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