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Eric
ericminutella@gmail.com
310-614-3609
Santa Monica, CA 90411
IT Business Transformational Architect
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Summary

  • Operational Transformational Coach/ Sr. Project Manager / Sr. Business Analyst / Scrum Master
  • Highly trained and Certified in Project Management, Business Strategy and Executive Steering.
  • Cradle to Grave Project Management experience and multiple Methodology practice.
  • Multi Versed experienced Project Manager on Business / IT Infrastructure initiatives.
  • Experience working within network intranet and application architecture development and rollouts, SAP environments /Disaster Recover Business Continuity, Data Center Management and Migration, Web Design, Java, HTML .net and Web 2.0 - web-based applications, Structural Design and Technical Business Solutions.
  • Experienced in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. (Microsoft SQL, Oracle, SAP) - (Business Objects, Net weaver, SQL Reports, Aprimo)
  • Trained in building effective business solutions and requirement gathering. SOW evaluation, Vendor relationships and budget creation and management.
  • Highly knowledgeable in software development, requirements analysis, and database design.
  • Process flow, Process modeling, data flow and business function mapping
  • Experience with content management and digital asset management systems
  • Highly skilled in using the Rational Unified Process developing training methods and Business Analysis procedures and user manuals. Agile and Scrum environments and methodologies.
  • Excels at creating and implementing technical and operational plans and strategies including HR organizational operations and procedures, Payroll Systems, Change Management, QA test processes and scripting.
  • Trained in SOX compliance and government acts within Corp Infrastructures, ROI Discovery and Development, Risk Mitigation and Risk Analysis.
  • Highly skilled in corporate psychology, political navigation and Executive motivation management.
  • Managed RFP development and Executive Project Development and Approval process
  • Managed Off Shore developers.
  • Work with agile tools (Jira, Jenkins) to integrate test results or automated tests running from a continuous integration environment (CICD)
  • Experience with ServiceNow at DTV/AT&T/FOX/DISNEY
  • Experience with container and cluster technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, CoreOS, Apigee - API Gateway, etc)
  • SSO, Multi factor Authentication for physical and virtual cloud based environments. (RSA, One Login, MS Azure Active Directory) Enterprise wide solution for both internal business units. Implemented Google Cloud Dual 2Factor Authentication.
  • Lead in the engineering vision, artifacts and best practices for our Cloud based SaaS, Paas, IaaS, Shared Data platforms using DevOps Technologies such as Ansible and Terraform.
  • Drive the overall test strategy (functional/load) for the team and review test plans and provide technical feedback
  • Continue build-out of ATT proprietary testing platforms on ATT framework and integration across Directv/ATT services, Mobile, Web and Off-platform clients and cloud services.
  • Experience in Cloud Technologies (e.g., AWS (EC2, S3, Route 53, EBS, AZ, VPC, Cloud Formation), Azure (Compute VM, AKS, DNS, VPN Gateway, Virtual Network), Google Cloud (Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Kubernetes Engine, VPC, Cloud LB), Data Processing/Operations, Telecommunications and LAN/WAN), particularly in the areas of planning, deploying, monitoring and supporting infrastructure technology with strong adherence to ITIL based Service Delivery Model.

Experience
IT Business Transformational Architect Agile / Coach
Information Technology
Jun 2018 - present
  • Performed detailed analysis of entire Enterprise wide IT and business operation to adopt SDLC/ AGILE Methodology
  • Head team wide best practice Agile method building and understanding workshops
  • Architected a SDLC program management methodology
  • Implemented a JIRA/Confluence tool set for management over all project initiatives
  • Performed hands on training of resources internal and external of tool and process
  • Created POC of a mission critical project to become the flagship project and model for the firm
  • Lead an operational / HR effort to staff up resources to handle an 80 plus pipeline of project
  • Managed teams of PM's BA's, QA's, UX and Tech SME's within the Program management office
  • Created templates for all project deliverables
  • Held One - on One with all team members to help define expectations, protocol, best practices and key to success
  • Created a Competency Capability framework and rolled out POC to the PM's
Agile Methodology Program Management Project Management Quality Assurance SDLC
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AWS Legacy Migration Team Lead
Information Technology
Jun 2014 - Mar 2018
  • Performed intense analysis of entire Broadcast Operations methodology and processes
  • Evaluation EPMO project lifecycle and management
  • Unified an overall management and methodology around Broadcast Operations Governance and Broadcast Production
  • Created a Production Transition Team that supported all of Broadcast Operations as well as entire EPMO Project workflow
  • Performed Executive Roadshow business wide socializing the new organization and team dynamic
  • Oversaw all Executive Steering Committee meetings and achieved full corporate buy off around new organization team paradigm
  • Over saw all hiring and talent acquisitions to fulfill all team roles and responsibilities
  • Created application and software dashboards and tracking tools
  • Oversaw all transition of software and hardware legacy systems and architecture into AWS
  • Implemented SSO Multi Factor Authentication and Google Cloud Duo Protection for virtual POP facilities.
  • Implemented and created a technical framework and tool set for management of all activities
  • Created an Agile Scrum process to handle all tasks and deliverable
  • Successfully rolled out and maintained one of the most successful process oriented and critical knowledge base teams within DIRECTV

OTT MVP Launch Project – DTV & AT&T Launch with Mobile Campaign

Project Manger and Oversaw Development and Release of Features and Functionality

  • Core Player and playback_
  • Core Search and Browse
  • Recommendations
  • Liner VOD and TVOD
  • Locals RSN Blackouts
  • NFLST Bolt-on (auth to NFLST app)
  • FFP Preview
  • Mobile and Now Offers
  • Digital Acquisitions, Self Care
  • DAI national, VOD Addressable
  • Favorite Channel
  • Playlist
  • Restart 72 hour look back
  • Parent Controls
  • Global Viewing History
  • Reporting Financial Engagement funnel
  • 1 Config Stream limit
  • Content VCMS
  • Adaptive Bit rate
  • Data Capping
  • In Streaming Channel change without leaving video player
  • 4K VOD Streaming
  • Key Frames
Agile Methodology AWS
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Project Executive / Scrum Master
Information Technology
Oct 2013 - Jun 2014

Finance – FNG / AP Centralization/ Centralized Mail - SAS Cloud Application Rollout 80 Companies / JD Edwards / MS AZURE

  • 80 Company Requirement evaluation establishing Accounts Payable centralization
  • Develop a strategic plan for communication and rollout of process and procedures
  • Developed detail timelines and Project Plans
  • Aligned all stake holders and Steering committee on goals and initiatives for “GO Forward”
  • Oversaw RFP development and executive approval process.
  • Established corporate wide project understanding and initiative as well as budget creation
  • Successfully rollout phased communication approach
  • Oversaw Internal and IT testing of Vendor solution
  • Rollout Vendor Solution to Pilot group
  • Implemented Microsoft Azure Cloud supported application and domestic rollout and scaling strategy
  • SSO Multi Factor end user authentication and monitoring corp wide rollout and training
  • Launch 3 tier phase rollout of vendor solution corporate wide
  • Worked for Finance Business Improvement initiative. Work involved moving and Virtualization of JDEdwards applications to the Rackspace Cloud. Major activities involved Architecture reviews, capacity planning, work scheduling, implementation planning and execution, post implementation planning and execution (cut-over and normalization).
MS Azure Project Planning RFP Scrum Scrum Master
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Project Executive / Project Manager / Scrum Master
Hospitality and Entertainment
Jan 2013 - Jul 2013

Studio Operations / Domestic – International Distribution/ Marketing / Sales / Non Theatrical / Digital Cinema - SAS Cloud Application net Java / SAP/

  • P.M. Intl Theatrical / College Network/ Domestic Reporting Sales and Marketing Business initiative – Inception to Completion
  • Oversaw RFP development and executive approval process.
  • Recommend attainable target title and timeline goals as well as Senior Executive goals.
  • Established Corp wide Project understanding and initiative as well as budget creation
  • Engaged Vendors through RFP / SOW review and approvals
  • Created and managed detail end to end Project Plans as well as MRLS Documentation check-off deliverables.
  • Assembled a team of analyst and developers on the business side and vendor side
  • Oversaw requirement gathering and functional/ technical spec development as well as overall business process and new business discovery and development.
  • Oversaw vendor development, executed weekly executive status meetings and business milestone check-off.
  • Performed quarterly budget review meetings and project evaluations and made necessary financial and business adjustments to accommodate foreseen and unforeseen changes in environment and project.
  • Managed infrastructure scoping analysis and architecture design of network interfaces from SAP modules to contract management system.
  • Oversaw all testing, training and Executive user signoff approval meetings.
  • Successfully implemented College Network Sales and Marketing Website and Reporting Tool
Contract Management Project Management Project Planning Requirements Gathering RFP Scrum Scrum Master SOW
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CO. Project Manager / Lead Business Analyst – Scrum Master
Professional/Consulting Services
Feb 2011 - Dec 2012

Demandware Project - Web 2.0 Technology Content Management / Oracle EBS / SYBASE ERP

  • P.M./ BA Business Wide Initiative / Redesign Product line platform
  • Evaluated initial analysis of Business needs and Senior Executive goals
  • Provided strategic analysis of project direction and team design
  • Evaluated Project Charters
  • Proactiv Web redesign and Web 2.0 implementation.
  • Created Project Plans and held Executive Steering committee meetings
  • Assembled teams of BA’s and Developers to lead the projects
  • Conducted Business requirement gather and documentation building
  • Created Use Cases, Wire Frame and Functional Documents
  • Interfaced to Developers and System Analyst to unify backend and front end functionality
  • Managed Vendor relationships with Demandware timeline and deliverables
  • Interfaced with Developers and System Analyst to unify backend and front end functionality
  • Created QA testing procedures and Business Wide Testing UAT sessions
  • Assembled Project Milestone delivery meetings with Business Sign-off sessions
  • Successfully rolled out a re-design and backend / front end management platform
Business Analysis Content Management ERP Project Management Project Planning Quality Assurance Scrum Scrum Master System Analysis
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Project Executive / Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Oct 2007 - Dec 2009

Studio Operations / TV Financial / Domestic – International Distribution – SAAS-Cloud Technology

  • P.M. TV Financial Budgeting System rebuild / redesign. Inception to Completion
    • Managed RFP Development and Corp Approvals and Legal controls.
    • Performed initial analysis of Business needs and Senior Executive goals.
    • Evaluated Business needs and technical perspective
    • Established Corp wide Project understanding and initiative as well as budget creation
    • Engaged Vendors through SOW review and approvals
    • Created and managed detail end to end Project Plans
    • Assembled a team of analyst and developers on the business side and vendor side
    • Oversaw requirement gathering and functional/ technical spec development
    • Redesigned and managed Warner’s internal operational business model from business to technical development. Oversaw a team of 20 business analyst and technical developers both on and off shore resources.
    • Oversaw vendor development, executed weekly executive status meetings and business milestone check-off.
    • Performed quarterly budget review meetings and project evaluations and made necessary financial and business adjustment to accommodate foreseen and unforeseen changes in environment and project.
    • Oversaw all testing, training and Executive user signoff approval meetings.
    • Successfully implemented a TV Financial Budging application within budget and on time.

  • P.M. Intl Theatrical Digital Distribution DigiPix Business initiative – Inception to Completion
    • Oversaw RFP development and executive approval process.
    • Performed initial analysis of Business vision reaching 51 territories and multiple regions
    • Recommend attainable target title and timeline goals as well as Senior Executive goals.
    • Evaluated multiple Business and technical track dependencies as well as technical perspective and system interfaces.
    • Established Corp wide Project understanding and initiative as well as budget creation
    • Engaged Vendors through RFP / SOW review and approvals
    • Created and managed detail end to end Project Plans as well as MRLS Documentation check-off deliverables.
    • Assembled a team of analyst and developers on the business side and vendor side
    • Oversaw requirement gathering and functional/ technical spec development as well as overall business process and new business discovery and development.
    • Oversaw vendor development, executed weekly executive status meetings and business milestone check-off.
    • Performed quarterly budget review meetings and project evaluations and made necessary financial and business adjustments to accommodate foreseen and unforeseen changes in environment and project.
    • Oversaw all testing, training and Executive user signoff approval meetings.
    • Successfully implemented an International Theatrical VPF payment system .
  • Defined and created a department-wide Enhancement Management Process. Constructed detailed business flows and workflows around segregation of duties, roles and responsibilities and Executive approvals. Implemented Change Control and Change Management Process.
  • Worked with MIS infrastructure teams on ordering and installation of domestic and international data center hardware to support application and operations.
  • Business Intelligence - Performed detail analysis of Financial Reporting Forecasting system and designed multiple Executive reports for the Domestic/ International Sales and Marketing groups. Focus on Rev, Prints and Ads with respect to Estimate and Ultimate reporting.
  • Business Intelligence – Managed the merging of the RPA system with the rollout of the SAP Business Object reporting service imitative
  • Business Intelligence – Managed the rollout of the Marketing Business Intelligence Tool Aprimo.
Business Analysis Content Management Contract Management ERP MS Project MS SharePoint Project Management Project Planning Quality Assurance Requirements Gathering RFP Scrum Scrum Master SOW System Analysis Business Intelligence Change Management Data Center MS Visio
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Project Manager / Senior Business Analyst
Information Technology
Nov 2006 - Oct 2007

Legal / Licensing / Merchandising Digital Application / Business Intelligence

  • Managed the design and rollout of multiple enhancements within current application support environment.
  • Managed and maintained a total of 5 core applications within the legal/ licensing and merchandising organizations. Wrote detail user specs on business requirements.
  • Created detailed wire-frame specs for future application builds.
  • Data warehousing development and business intelligence
  • Wrote detailed use case scenarios as well as detailed business process flows.
  • Created project plans and managed a business organization web front-end project enhancement. Created test plans and test scenarios for licensing application.
  • Facilitated testing and oversaw phase implementation.
  • Interfaced with end users and off shore vendors as well on shore development teams in a successful completion of the Legal Licensing transactional system web front-end implementation.
  • Business Intelligence – Microsoft SQL Server Report / Data Warehousing– Licensed product detail analysis report building and design. Executive reporting management and development.
Agile Methodology Business Analysis Business Intelligence Content Management Data Warehousing Project Management Project Planning Scrum SQL
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Project Manager / Business Analyst
Information Technology
Mar 2006 - Jul 2006
  • Created project plans and timeless to deliver overall timeline to execute completion of business application evaluation and documentation deliverables.
  • Held Steering Committee meetings with key executives and technical associates to facilitate deliverables and project completion.
  • Oversaw the creation of corporate wide business case solutions and requirements.
  • Interfaced directly with Executive Officers on business rules and requirement for SOX compliancy. Tech spec system analysis of, Oracle, AS400, SQL UNIX and Data Warehouse Documented entire network architecture and policy and procedures.
  • Oversaw the documentation of the entire IT infrastructure environment as well as technical module.
  • Interfaced directly with auditors for compliance issues resolutions.
Auditing Business Analysis Compliance SQL System Analysis Data Warehousing Project Management Project Planning SOX
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Project Manager / Business Analyst
Information Technology
Sep 2005 - Mar 2006
  • Created project plans and timeless to deliver overall business application evaluation and documentation deliverables.
  • Held meeting with key executives and technical SME’s to facilitate deliverables and project completion.
  • Oversaw the creation of corporate wide business case solutions and requirements.
  • Interfaced directly with Executive Officers on business rules and requirement for SOX compliancy. Tech spec and Functional system analysis
  • Oversaw the documentation of the entire network architecture.
  • Created policy and procedures, operations user guides as well as detailed inventory review and maintenance checks.
  • Oversaw the documentation of the entire IT infrastructure environment as well as technical module for SOX review and compliancy.
Business Analysis Compliance Project Management Project Planning SOX System Analysis
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Project Manager / Business Analyst
Professional/Consulting Services
Jun 2005 - Sep 2005

Siebel System Enhancement Project

  • Worked with the business to create a more manageable process for reservations bookings and overall client management.
  • Created a detailed analysis of the current business plan and designed a more cohesive system model for a total business solution.
  • Spearheaded the migration of the entire Oakwood system architecture defining global system architecture and multiple interfaces between existing management systems to better communicate data with Siebel.
Business Analysis Project Management
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Business Analyst / Project Manager
Information Technology
Jul 2004 - Jun 2005

Studio Operations System Migration

  • Created detail project plan and migration road map for SAP rollout and financial system migration.
  • Created user business requirements and better business solutions for application support.
  • Created corporate wide policy and procedures as well as business case solutions and requirements. Interfaced directly with Executive Officers on business rules and requirement for SOX compliancy.
  • Created a Change Management Policy and Procedure.
  • Implemented a Change Management control objective flow and case analysis regulation.
  • Delivered weekly reports and held staff requirement meetings. Tech spec system analysis of Lawson, Cinram, TDS 2000, ADP Payroll and Data Warehouse Documented entire network architecture and policy and procedures.
  • Created operations user guides as well as detailed inventory review and maintenance.
  • Documented entire IT infrastructure environment as well as technical module for SOX review and compliance. Interfaced directly with auditors for compliance issues resolutions.
  • Created Test matrix and business case analysis grids.
  • Developed testing methods as well as performed testing analysis.
  • Business Intelligence – SAP – Managed the migration of the Lawson financial system into the SAP Net weaver portal.
Auditing Business Analysis Business Intelligence Change Management Compliance Data Warehousing Project Management SAP SOX System Analysis
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Business Analyst
Retail
Nov 2003 - Jun 2004
Los Angeles, CA

Accounts Receivable System Migration

  • Developed detailed business flow models of VARS Viking Accounts Receivable system.
  • Analyzed current application management systems and detailed a migration tracking system.
  • Interfaced with developers and network administrators on existing system architecture and developed detailed migration plan and implementation flows.
  • Analyzed and made detail recommendations on open issues and system inconsistencies.
  • Developed test scripts on user application interface on VARS platform.
  • Detailed user test cases for application development Documented entire Accounts Receivable System.
  • Published web-based documentation for developers and high-level management for easy access and interface depository.
  • Documented entire Goldmine application as well as Outbound and Inbound modules.
Business Analysis
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Business Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2003 - Oct 2003

Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Project BACAP Division

  • Developed disaster recovery procedures and off site rescue system.
  • Pre-Planning Activities (Project Initiation).
  • Created a Vulnerability Assessment and General Definition of Requirements reports, Business Impact Analysis, Detailed Definition of Business Requirements, Plan Development, Testing Program, Maintenance Program, Initial Plan Testing and Plan Implementation, Planning Scope and Plan Objectives, Project Organization and Staffing, Project Control.
  • Provided management with a comprehensive understanding of the total effort required to develop and maintain an effective recovery plan.
  • Technical liaison between Strategy and Finance to ensure alignment of Strategic Plan and A List to the Division's Operating Plan. This included monitoring of the BACAP organization and ensuring proper allocation of business responsibilities and completion.
Business Analysis
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Business Analyst
Professional/Consulting Services
May 2003 - Aug 2003
  • Developed System Life Cycle for environmental change management, documentation management and directory structure.
  • Developed technical documentation for FAST server builds.
  • Created and documented Data Center operations and daily procedures.
  • Detailed FAST disaster recovery network architecture and Data Center. Created windows documentation test directory for multiple environments and NOC sites.
Business Analysis
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Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Feb 2003 - Apr 2003
Newport Coast, CA
  • Developed disaster recovery procedures and off site rescue system.
  • Pre-Planning Activities (Project Initiation), Vulnerability Assessment and General Definition of Requirements, Business Impact Analysis, Detailed Definition of Requirements, Plan Development, Testing Program, Maintenance Program, Initial Plan Testing and Plan Implementation, Planning Scope and Plan Objectives, Project Organization and Staffing, Project Control.
  • Provided management with a comprehensive understanding of the total effort required to develop and maintain an effective recovery plan.
Project Management
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Project Manager
Banking/Financial
Jun 2002 - Feb 2003
Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Managed and rolled out entire Network Infrastructure and bank management system.
  • Define current business requirements and detailed additional user requirements and system application functionality. Define existing data model and redefined migrations and upgrade data models.
  • Managed vender relationships and contracts. Enabled broader client base, account services and secure client interface. Tracks expenses and benefits across projects ties to goals.
  • Implemented client system monitoring and host integration services.
  • Developed disaster recovery procedures and off site rescue system. .
  • Performed Data Center Migration
  • Perform entire inventory inspection and logging
  • Created full move timeline and project plan
  • Oversaw new facility review and inspection
  • Oversaw vendor physical move team and packaging
  • Oversaw developer/ physical move new facility task force
Data Center Project Management System Monitoring
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Business Analyst / Project Manager
Information Technology
Jan 2002 - Jun 2002
Torrance, CA

  • Successfully completed a comprehensive analysis of current Technical Infrastructure.
  • Identified current production and business processes.
  • Created business and technical risk assessments as well as system level agreements.
Business Analysis Project Management
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Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Mar 2001 - Dec 2001
Culver City, CA
  • Managed in the development and successful rollout of JD Edwards onto AS400.
  • Managed the development, implementation and rollout of the SPIRIT Studio Theatrical Distribution System
Project Management
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Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Nov 2000 - Mar 2001
Woodland Hills, CA
  • Created detailed aggressive facility move project plan.
  • Performed Data Center Migration
  • Perform entire inventory inspection and logging
  • Created full move timeline and project plan
  • Oversaw new facility review and inspection
  • Oversaw vendor physical move team and packaging
  • Oversaw developer/ physical move new facility task force
  • Developed documentation Web site to assist technical architects in rebuilding entire network infrastructure.
  • Successfully moved entire web based business from central location to a new facility.
Data Center Project Management Project Planning
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Senior Business Analyst / Assistant Project Manager
Professional/Consulting Services
Aug 1999 - Nov 2000
Culver City, CA
  • Senior Business Analyst/Assistant Project Manager
Project Management Business Analysis
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Education
Bachelor's in B.F.A., Film/TV Production, Directing
New York University 1994
Minor: English Literature
Certifications
PMP
Skills
Project Management
2021
10
Business Analysis
2012
8
Project Planning
2014
7
Agile Methodology
2021
6
Scrum
2014
5
System Analysis
2012
5
AWS
2018
4
Content Management
2012
4
Quality Assurance
2021
4
RFP
2014
4
Scrum Master
2014
4
Contract Management
2013
3
ERP
2012
3
MS Project
2009
3
MS SharePoint
2009
3
Requirements Gathering
2013
3
SOW
2013
3
Business Intelligence
2009
2
Compliance
2006
2
Data Center
2009
2
Data Warehousing
2007
2
MS Visio
2009
2
SOX
2006
2
Auditing
2006
1
Change Management
2009
1
MS Azure
2014
1
Program Management
2021
1
SAP
2005
1
SDLC
2021
1
SQL
2007
1
System Monitoring
2003
1
Applications Architecture
0
1
Asset Management
0
1
AWS S3
0
1
Azure Active Directory
0
1
Java
0
1
Jenkins
0
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
Oracle
0
1
Requirement Analysis
0
1
ServiceNow
0
1