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Anthony
anteco_wellness@yahoo.com
773-837-0248
Chicago, IL 60827
IT Project Manager
28 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Dynamic technology manager and project leader possessing over 16 years of proven expertise in IT infrastructure management and support
  • Expert in Strategic Direction, Project Management Methodologies, Team Development, Solution Implementation, Cost Control, Business Process Analysis, Risk Management, and Compliance to enhance operations across diverse industries, including: telecommunications, advertising, healthcare, supply chain, and government.
  • Advocate the use of standardized contemporary infrastructure components/technologies to enhance effectiveness and efficiencies.

CERTIFICATION & TRAINING

  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Microsoft SQL Server & SMS
  • Cisco Network Associate
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Rational ClearCase Administrator
  • Serena PVCS Administrator
  • ITIL Service Support & Delivery
  • Compatibility Maturity Model (2 & 3) (CMM 2 & 3) Training & Certification
  • Six Sigma & Agile Training

Experience
IT Consultant/ United Airline Infrastructure IT Project Manager - Infrastructure Delivery
Information Technology
Feb 2019 - present
Chicago, IL

  • Manage and oversee large-scale infrastructure projects ranging from end-user device field deployments, server/VM, network, LAN/WAN, and back-end data center implementations for Airport Operations and Flight Technology groups. Projects total over $2 million within the IT infrastructure portfolio.
  • Support all application development, infrastructure, remediation and Go-Live teams working in-depth with application developers, infrastructure engineers and project stakeholders tactfully communicating and controlling scope.
  • Effectively communicate business and technical information throughout the system development lifecycle (SDLC) and project management lifecycle (PMLC) to all levels of the organization including various engineering groups and executive management.
Application Development Data Center Project Management Stakeholder Engagement
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IT Project Manager - Enterprise Project Implementation
Retail
Oct 2017 - Feb 2019
Chicago, IL

  • Managed and oversaw all aspects of the IT application/system enhancement project portfolio totaling and strategic projects totaling over $2 million.
  • Served as liaison between all business units and 3rd party providers managing all projects via SDLC utilizing Agile, Waterfall, and Scrum methodologies negotiating contracts/compliance, developing proposals, overseeing schedules, capacity, and solutions quality and delivery.
  • Key Accomplishments: Delivered over 45 application/system enhancements projects totaling over $1.5 million within 10% budget variance on time within scope utilizing Cloud (Azure) environment solutions including an online warehousing system re-platform which generates over $100 million in revenue. Oversaw software development and implementation
Agile Methodology Project Management Scrum SDLC Waterfall
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IT Program/Project Manager – Human Risk Capital Management  
Information Technology
May 2015 - Sep 2017
Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for all aspects of development and implementation of human capital management software system development with organization psychology focus along with IT infrastructure projects using Agile and Waterfall.
  • Manage all phases of the client software/application development under the SDLC including requirements, scope, resources, development, testing, implementation and incident management.

Key Accomplishment: Led and oversaw all phases of GDIT’s 2015-17 Verizon to DoD Cloud (Azure) network migration involving 24 Window 2K3/2K8/2K10 systems with subsequent OS and middleware upgrades. Project affected 1100 end users across 4 US states and completed 5% under $500K budget. Received executive leadership recognition and commendation for service delivery.

Agile Methodology Incident Management SDLC Waterfall
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Project Manager/ IT Consultant
Apr 2014 - May 2015
Chicago, IL
  • Managed global guest technology/service projects involving wireless networking and TV programming/deployments defining purpose, roles, tasks, budget, timelines, and project success measures throughout the system/project development lifecycle utilizing Agile methodologies.
  • Evaluated TV and high-speed internet access vendors for Hyatt preferred vendor status.
  • Trouble and incident management of 3rd tier global guest technology related issues involving TV providers, programming, and high-speed Wi-Fi access. SDLC management of software fixes.
Agile Methodology Incident Management Project Management SDLC
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Project Manager/Team Lead
Telecommunications
Jan 2009 - Dec 2013
Chicago, IL
  • Directed implementation, improvement, support, and alignment of processes, strategies, and tools.
  • Provided input/expertise for critical technical functions, utilizing knowledge of the business, industry, and technology to delivery appropriate solutions.
  • Defined, designed, and implemented processes, facilitating change through consulting/collaboration.
  • Supported internal processes through creation/management of policies, standards, & processes.
  • Led process improvement and transformation, tool deployment, and agile methodology.
  • Provided financial oversight, including: financial modeling & analysis, business case preparation & review, and compliance/assurance review and management
  • Responsible for vendor management/relations, disaster recovery, and business continuity.
  • Conducted reporting for metrics, scorecards, performance analysis, and gap identification.
  • Directed infrastructure program coordination, roadmap management, and strategic planning.
  • Effectively managed resources such as front door, workflow, work entry management, deployment road maps, and production of strategic project estimations
  • Entrusted with complete life-cycle of IT troubles and defects, problem resolution activities, and all recovery activities managing a 5-10-person team.
  • Provided training/guidance to team members to enhance overall performance. Highlights:
  • Audited and reconciled security management and compliance issues to meet SOX (Sarbane/Oxley) initiatives, resulting in 99.99% system availability with 10% annual savings in application portfolio.
  • Led complex IT projects for Home Mobility products as the liaison between internal business client and IT technical resources in all SDLC phases, delivering all projects on time with 5-10% financial budget variance received executive leadership client commendation.
Agile Methodology Auditing Process Improvement SDLC SOX Strategic Planning
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Project Lead/Technical Architect
Construction/Engineering
Jan 2002 - Dec 2009
Des Plaines, IL
  • Project Lead/Technical Architect
Systems Engineering
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Senior Systems Analyst
Construction/Engineering
Jan 1999 - Dec 2002

  • Cultivated partnerships across billing organization to influence, understand, and monitor strategic technology direction.
  • Initiated and oversaw sustaining/enhancing IT infrastructure projects, including: Wintel/Citrix/Unix server & desktop deployments and network/midrange application upgrades to support IPTV business initiatives.
  • Optimized change control and release management of billing software development within all phases of software/system development life-cycle (SDLC) for development/testing/production.
  • Led project definition, scope, resource allocation, risk assessment, implementation, and closeout of infrastructure projects throughout billing release cycle.
  • Designated as point of contact (POC) and subject matter expert (SME) for managing and resolving Windows/Unix infrastructure issues for U-verse call and data centers..
  • Established and maintained successful internal cross-functional relationships to deliver client infrastructure projects, servicing, and ensure continuous IT improvements for business

Highlights:

  • Created/implemented client proposals (RFPs), applying technical solutions for IPTV projects budgeting $500K-$10MM in infrastructure. Project resulted in $44 billion revenue over 5 year period.
  • Implemented measurements to evaluate team performance s; appraised job performance and recommend merit increases, promotions, and training for career development plans.
  • Led and delivered over 50 enterprise infrastructure projects utilizing Win2K/2K3, Cisco, Citrix, & Unix platforms; managed project scopes, timelines, budgets, and resource allocations. Projects delivered network/midrange expansions to support IPTV (U-verse) products.
  • Recommended and implemented tools, standards, policies, procedures, and processes to manage IT infrastructure; achieved 99.99% system availability and 10% annual cost savings.
  • Managed software licensing, vendor relationships, procurement, and maintenance contracts. (Contract negotiations often result in 5%-10% additional savings.)
  • Designed, implemented, and supported 300 Wintel/Citrix servers, 100 desktops, and 100 laptops for corporate billing and U-verse initiatives. Delivered virtualized desktop capability for 3000+ users distributed onshore and offshore for shared services.
  • Developed/conducted training for technical and non-technical groups on new technology standards, applications, quality methods, and change control processes.
  • Delivered 300 internally developed C/C++/Java/Oracle software releases, utilizing software configuration (SCM) and release management tools/processes. Produced 100% defect free build managed software, receiving organizational awards and commendation.
Cisco Citrix Desktops System Analysis
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Systems Engineer – Network Operations      
Hospitality and Entertainment
Jan 1998 - Dec 1999
Des Plaines, IL
  • Systems Engineer – Network Operations
Systems Engineering
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Software Tester
Healthcare
Jan 1997 - Dec 1998
Roundlake, MS
  • Software Tester
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Assistant CAP Systems Administrator – Modernization Dept.  
Real Estate
Jan 1993 - Dec 1997
Chicago, IL

  • Assistant CAP Systems Administrator – Modernization Dept.

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Education
Bachelor's in Mathematics
Chicago State University 2002
Certifications
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Cisco Network Associate * Project Management Professional (PMP)
Compatibility Maturity Model (2 & 3) (CMM 2 & 3) Training & Certification
Skills
Agile Methodology
2019
9
SDLC
2019
9
Systems Engineering
2009
9
Auditing
2013
4
Process Improvement
2013
4
SOX
2013
4
Strategic Planning
2013
4
Cisco
2002
3
Citrix
2002
3
Desktops
2002
3
Incident Management
2017
3
Project Management
2021
3
System Analysis
2002
3
Waterfall
2019
3
Application Development
2021
1
Data Center
2021
1
Scrum
2019
1
Stakeholder Engagement
2021
1