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Project Manager Professional Experience

Scarsdale, New York, 10583, United States
April 21, 2017

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Scarsdale, NY *****

914-***-**** Customer Oriented Technology Executive

Delivering cost effective solutions by integrating the latest technology with legacy products providing a migration path from the old to the strategic technologies. Driving standardization and automation to improve operational efficiency, and reduce risk to the environment. Known as strategic leader who is persistent, creative, and adaptive and a team player. Motivating teams to accomplish goals on time.

Platform Management

Platform Security

Product Development



3rd Party Integration

Vendor Management

Team Building




Operating Systems: Red Hat Enterprise Linux; Solaris; AIX; and HP-UX

Clustering VCS 4.x; Sun Cluster 3.x, 4.x

Hardware; x86 (HP, Dell, IBM); Oracle Sparc, Blades (IBM, HP, Cisco and Dell)

Coding: Korn Shell, Bash Shell, Perl, and Python

Database: MySQL, Sybase, and Oracle


TLB Tech Consulting, LLC Scarsdale, NY 2015 to present Partner

Technology consulting firm providing security, system, networking, and data center migration services for financial institutions.

Evergreen Power Solutions LLC. Dallas, TX 2016 to present Developer

Maintain, update, and add functionality to the firm’s web site, leveraging Catalyst, Perl, and MYSQL infrastructure.

BLOOMBERG L.P., New York, NY 2015 to 2016

Infrastructure Project Manager for Bloomberg LP.

Managed distributed server migrations including Solaris, AIX, Wintel, VMware platforms from the West St., NY data center to the Orangeburg, NY data center.

Created project plans and coordinated task dependencies required for successful migrations including hardware installations, network infrastructure and IP address assignments, storage allocations, database installations, application data migration, backup configuration and decommission of legacy hardware. Page 2.


Collaborated with infrastructure teams to expedite workflow, escalated issues to the appropriate management stream and ensured accuracy of final configurations.

Executed migrations per master plan, performed risk mitigation to avoid outages and conflicts with scheduled down times of related servers. Balanced migrations to ensure infrastructure teams could accommodate workload and ensured proper resource availability in the event of problems.

Initiated new distributed server installations across multiple data centers. Gathered and reviewed requirements, managed client expectations and status reporting. Monitored all assigned infrastructure teams to ensure they completed their assigned tasks as scheduled.

Ensured that clients validated configurations and functionality through the quality control process upon delivery.

Scheduled and coordinated break/fix work on the servers with data center infrastructure teams, SAs and clients to ensure hardware and software problems were resolved as soon as possible. Virtualized Solutions Group. Howell, NJ 2015 to 2015 Consultant

Worked with startup venture targeting small and medium size businesses, delivering virtualization strategies and tools to enable them to leverage the same technology larger corporations use to be more efficient and cost effective.

CITIGROUP, New York, NY 2007 to 2015

Senior Vice President/ Director, Hardware, and Operating Environment Engineering 2007 to 2015

Managed global team of system engineers providing standards, security products, and 3rd level support for AIX, HP-UX, and Linux and Solaris hardware and software platforms in environment that grew from 24K to 40K+ system images.

Led Global UNIX Integration team providing packaging expertise and integration testing services. Ensuring in-house and 3rd party software products were delivered in a format that met firm standards. Developed tools to automate software packaging delivery and testing.

Represented Operating systems and hardware Engineering teams as part of a multi organization project to review and reengineer the engineering team’s workflow. The object the program was to ensure the engineers’ day-to-day activities where compliant with firm and regulatory policies, remove redundant and unnecessary documentation and processes to improve engineers’ efficiency and effectiveness. Successfully developed a program that enables the required data to be collected and maintained.

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Multiyear project to design, develop, deliver, and ensure rollout of best of breed security model for the UNIX/Linux environment. Merged 5 ineffective and non-compliant security models in to a single Security framework, the new security framework was compliant, more cost effective and introduced automation to reduce the number of staff required supporting it. Reduce the number of 3rd party products, from 33 to 11, used to secure the environment. Original target was 20K systems but as virtualization was introduce that number grew to almost 40K in 3 years. Successfully deploy to over 90% of the population. Remaining systems were on unsupported platforms.

Architected and design new authentication and authorization platform for UNIX/Linux environment. Work with Solaris and redhead engineers to design a system integrating Kerberos and LDAP to provide a scalable and secure authentication and authorization platform. Developed and implemented a migration plan for NIS and NIS+ migrating the design in phases so the end users were not aware of any changes. Successfully rolled out to almost 40K systems.

Developed the Linux Standard operating environment (SOE) based on existing Solaris and AIX models. This standard based approach enabled other engineers to develop and deploy tools globally in a consistent and automated fashion. Growing the Linux populations from <1% of the populations to over 50% of the UNIX/Linux population.

CITIGROUP (formally SALOMON SMITH BARNEY), New York, NY 1998 to 2007 Vice President, Manager UNIX, and Database Engineering 2002 to 2007 Vice President, Distributed Systems Support 1998 to 2002 CITIGROUP (formally SALOMON BROTHERS, INC), New York, NY 1987 to 1998 Vice President, Distributed System Support 1996 to 1998 Vice President, Manager Equity trading floor support 1993 to 1996 Unix System Administrator 1990 to 1993

PRIME Tech Support 1988 to 1980

Help desk 1987 to 1988


York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA; Bachelor of Arts (BA) BA in Computer Information systems


Paul C. Rice award – ‘For courage in the face of adversity, Character and citizenship’ Vigil Honor – Boy Scouts of America, Woapeu Sislijia Lodge Order, of the Arrow Lieutenant Scarsdale Volunteer Fire Department, Company 3 Explorer Leader: Fire explorer post #620

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