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Manager Project

Location:
Trumbull, CT
Posted:
March 13, 2019

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PETER J. SCHMITZ

ac8rrn@r.postjobfree.com

203-***-****

SUMMARY

Highly analytical, seasoned, and results-oriented professional with extensive experience in the IT field, complemented with strong background in global program and project management, operations infrastructure design and connectivity, as well as storage and network technology. Equipped with proven track record of success in implementing best practices and continuous process improvements; handling multiple projects; and developing strategic plans in line with set-forth objectives. Armed with solid leadership capabilities in enhancing the productivity and efficiency of operations while ensuring on-time project delivery. Known for excellent communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with all levels of the organization.

SKILLS

•IT Infrastructure

•Project /Program Management

•PMI/Agile/Scrum/Waterfall Methodologies

•Data Center Operations/ Migrations/Cloud Migrations/NAS/NetBackup/ Windows

•Disaster Recovery

•IaaS/PaaS/CaaS Development and Implementation

•Disaster Recovery

•Staff Supervision and Training

•Vendor Relations

•Service/ Implementation Delivery

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bridgewater Associates / Insight October 2018 - January 2019

Senior Project Manager

•Responsible for the successful delivery of IT projects, ensuring the projects are managed at the goal level with quality outcomes and timely delivery

•Managed the data migration to new Netapp and Netbackup Infrastructures

•Manage and deliver complex Infrastructure Technology projects in accordance with PMO standards

•Understand project goals and objectives, and ensure that projects are setup to achieve these goals

•Define and manage the scope, schedule, budget and plan for projects throughout the project lifecycle

•Proactively identify and manage all significant issues and risks, escalating when necessary

•Report and communicate project status to the PM Staff Manager, Portfolio Management Team, executives and other project stakeholders

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc./ Atlas April 2017 - June 2018

Senior Project Manager, IT Infrastructure

Followed company driven methodologies to gather detailed requirements from both the Business team and IT infrastructure teams.

Record and provide detailed minutes of all project related meetings to include issue logs and task tracking

Worked with PM and Telecommunications team in the implementation of Skype as a CaaS.

Managed Telecomm Vendor to ensure deliverables were met and all issue tracked and closed.

Work collaboratively with BRM to provide transparency and valuable project reporting to client and stakeholder, as well as to determine the impact of scope changes on one project across the portfolio

Demonstrate expertise in coordinating goals, objectives, and priorities from the BRM and business clients in within fast-paced environment along with ever-changing objectives

improvements within the PMO, IT organization, and supporting service areas

Preside over project meetings on a weekly basis with staff and senior management to review project dashboards for all active projects and to implement new application features for Dashboard creation, edits, and dependency tracker

Redseal Networks April 2015 - August 2016

Regional Manager, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Canada

Rendered strategic leadership to cross-functional teams; provided Redseal as a PaaS to companies.

Project Management and Business Analysis Team Leader responsible for providing detailed business and technical requirements to develop strategic plans involving complex IT infrastructure

Led the implementation of production changes and quality customer-service standards

Fulfilled a wide array of functions such as solving issues, completing audits, and determining trends and regional system improvements

Succeeded in attaining regional operational and project objectives in partnership closely with C-level executives of Fortune 1000 companies

Bank of America (BOA) 2010 - 2014

Program Director, Nextgen ETT Domain Operations

Set strategic direction to a Global SAVVIS team providing IaaS to the Bank of America’s Electronic Trading Infrastructure. Consisting of 22 staff, Data Center Infrastructure and Applications

Project Manager responsible for ongoing IT Infrastructure projects to include Business Analysis requirements and definition.

Interfaced and collaborated closely with BOA to perform the following initiatives.

Maintenance of all vendor contacts and contracts.

Review the performance of services and actions required in correcting issues or deficiencies.

Established and maintained proper communications, discussions, and relationships between key company staff in providing service and providing service to BOA and delivering root cause analysis (RCA)

Exhibited competency in cooperating with various teams including the following:

SAVVIS and ETT Network engineering teams to identify the delivery of all services within the stipulated service-level agreements (SLAs);

Internal and Electronic Trading Operations teams to update documentation and oversee all change management performance

CitiGroup / LavaTrading 2006 - 2010

Project Manager

Efficiently managed all market data, exchange, or trading projects across the CITI, LAVA, ATD, and cloud data management interface (CDMI) trading technologies, including business, development, and technical requirements, budget, purchasing process, hardware installation, application testing, disaster recovery testing, and production implementation

Executed and administered CITI, LAVA, ATD, CDMI business process for login and password management of market data, exchange, and trading vendors, such as New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure® (SFTI®), NASDAQ, Better Alternative Trading System (BATS), EDGE, NSX, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Drove efforts in directing all Tier II and III market data troubleshooting processes

Facilitated quarterly meetings with market data vendors to discuss ways to improve overall performance

Generated overall cost savings for the company by identifying, migrating, and upgrading client and vendor bandwidth and based on daily bandwidth utilization monitoring

Improved overall network and application performance by overseeing the upgrading of CT and NY datacenter backbone to a 10 GIG Network

The Nasdaq Stock Market 6/95 - 12/05

Associate Director -Network Operations -Management and Operations

functions included technical and managerial project leadership for NASDAQ trading

network interfacing with Senior Management of Telecommunications, Engineering

and Computer Operations

●Manage Network Budget of 27M

●Infrastructure consisting of 240 Cisco devices and 2,800 Switch port's

●$6M for LAN to include (8) FTE direct reports (additional 10 indirect)

●$21M for WAN to include MCI managed support

●Achieved 40% cost reduction goal through contract and inventory analysis

●Developed product accountability process to support forecast budget model

●Supported Data Center consolidation and Disaster Recovery relocation

●Developed Business Continuation Plan Supporting Infrastructure reliability

●Manage 24x7 operations team achieving network response and reliability goals

●Manage AS infrastructure and host platforms to include Windows, SUN and

●Develop strategic goals and procedures for multiple projects and vendors

●Provide continuous FTE reviews and developmental goals

●Operations Network Management Support

●Monitoring -HPOV and CiscoWorks

●Managed NASDAQ MarketSite Broadcast Infrastructure

●Managed (4) FTE operations team supporting IT and broadcast studio

●Supported Tower and Wall video and IP infrastructure to include broadcasts feeds

●for CNN, Bloomberg, MSNBC

CERTIFICATION

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Program, Gateway Community College



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