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8865 Cascades Isle Blvd
Estero, FL 33928
Sr. Project Manager, contract
42 years experience W2
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? PMP, Certified Project Management Professional, PMI, Pennsylvania
? Computer Processing Institute Certification, East Hartford, CT
? Training: IBM Client Server Technology Program, Fishkill, NY
? Aetna Silver Star for coordination and successful replacement of all mainframe CPUs, resulting in
$30-million-dollar savings
Project Management: Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Product Backlog, Release Backlog, User
Stories ,Sprints Burndown Chart, Coordinating work environments
among many technical areas, Project Planning, Work Breakdown, MS
Project setup, Change Management, Vendor Management, POC’s,
RFP’s, Risk Management (Raid logs).

Project Management tools: Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, Planview,

Clarity, Sharepoint.

Hardware: IBM Mainframe, Z-OS, Sysplex, DASD (IBM, EMC, STK, HDS),
Networking components (bridges, routers, circuits, WAP’s, LAN,
WAN), Servers, Cloud processing (AWS, Azure), Data Center (setup
and migrations).

Software: Netview (automated console operations), JES2, ISPF, TSO, VM

CMS, Security, Windows.
Programming: REXX, Netview c-list. Visual Basic.
Interpersonal: Conflict Resolution, Communication, Collaboration.
Education: Graduate Coventry High School – Coventry CT

Sr. Project Manager, contract
Jun 2019 - Jul 2020
Estero, FL
  • Managed successful migration of applications from IBM Neteeza boxes to Azure Cloud Data Center. Addressed constraints of software project parameters, cost, time, scope & quality.
  • Created detailed project plan documents and task level assignments to organize cross functional teams. Monitored budget and updated project status through use of Clarity tool. Performed consistent execution of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) to manage risks and issues.
  • Executed Agile/Scrum project for budgetary dashboard. Created initial project backlog, determined priority then scheduled sprints.
Agile Methodology Data Center Project Management Project Planning Scrum
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Sr. Project Manager, Data Center Migration
Information Technology
Apr 2018 - May 2019
Miramar, FL
  • Coordinated merger and acquisition of warehouses throughout the US and set them up to access
    SGWS framework. There were many acquisitions of smaller buildings that were required for the
    expansion of SGWS distribution footprint.
    o Site Review and evaluation
    o Vendor management to install CAT 6 cabling and Wifi setups to access SGWS domain.
    o Coordinated with InfoSec to ensure new acquisitions had appropriate security measures
    o Managed Architecture design and upgrades of acquired facility.
  • Managed enterprise wide replacement of UPS systems & Windows Servers at end of life.
  • Led remote builds and network (switches, IDF, MDF, AP's, etc ) setups for offices and warehouses for one of the nation's largest liquor distributors located in Miramar FL.
  • Managed Infrastructure projects, including patch management centralization by coordinating Windows patch rollouts across the enterprise.
  • Managed entire project lifecycle from project definition through implementation using Waterfall project methodology.
Data Center Project Management Waterfall
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Sr. Project Manager, contract
Information Technology
May 2015 - Jan 2018
Boston, MA
  • Managed technical subject matter experts, vendors and architects to setup new acquisition and merge into the banks existing infrastructure.
  • Coordinated Wifi production upgrade / rollout through 54 sites and 2 Data Center implementations at large Rhode Island Financial Institution.
  • Led vendors to set up WAP's, switches and routers along with AP's to integrate with bank's existing wifi system.
  • Led team of application and infrastructure SMEs in support of consolidation of Disaster Recovery Data Centers from Massachusetts and Rhode Island to new facility in North Carolina.

PROJECT: Set up Remote Data Center in Kings Mountain NC

  • Worked with Hardware Engineering to ensure building was set for move:
  • Raised Floor.
  • Server Racks. Installation of servers and power up.
  • Chilled Water (required for mainframe).
  • Power from street: appropriate for required power up of hardware and need to ensure power provider could accommodate expected growth.
  • Set up UPS for emergency power.
  • Set up IBM Z series mainframes.
  • Set up storage devices and SAN.
  • Building wired with appropriate Cat 6.
  • Set up Network (MDF, IDF, AP's, switches and routers).
  • Security access to computer room. Ensured it was approved by Citizens Bank Infosec.
  • Once initial building was set up, then bulk data transfer of systems and population of M/F & Servers. Once data transfer complete engaged System Engineers/Windows Engineers regarding accessibility.
  • Confirmed business users could access applications / data
  • data bases.
  • Decommissioning of old Data Center post move to Kings Mountain.
  • Any hardware on lease was returned to vendor.
  • Any additional hardware not wanted was recycled/trashed. MOST IMPORTANT
  • data was scrubbed from any non-required h / w (subject to Infosec guidelines and approval).
  • Removed chillers and chilled water.
  • Raised Floor and dealt with UPS.
Data Center Project Management
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Sr. Project Manager, permanent
Jan 2005 - Jan 2014
  • Responsible for multiple projects involving Data Center, infrastructure integration and support.
  • Tracked and reported progress to Aetna Sr. Management. Facilitated meetings involving Architects, System Engineers, Application Developers to track progress, collaborate and resolved issues.
  • Mentored Jr. Project Managers in department policies, process and procedures. Key Accomplishments:
  • Saved Aetna $30 million dollars by managing the replacement of the entire Mainframe CPUs in an accelerated timeframe of 15 weeks, including direction of 60+ subject matter experts, engineers and vendors.
  • Not a data center move, however setup for multiple new CPUs was required.
  • Work with Hardware Engineering to ensure machine room set for new IBM Z196 CPUs.
  • Raised Floor
  • in place.
  • Chilled Water (required for mainframe)
  • in place.
  • Power from street (appropriate for required power up of hardware (NOTE: ensured accommodation for growth)
  • in place.
  • Set up UPS for emergency power
  • in place.
  • Set up new IBM Z196 series mainframes on raised floor, connected to power and chilled water.
  • Set up storage devices and SAN
  • in place.
  • Building wired with appropriate Cat 6 -in place.
  • Set up Network (MDF, IDF, AP's, switches and routers)
  • in place.
  • Security access to computer room
  • in place.
  • Connect Z196 processors to existing power, chilled water, network and storage.
  • Power up new Z196 processes (15 CPUs with several Lpars on each).
  • Once powered up and initial OS (Jes 2) up and running, System Engineers confirmed all started tasks came up / networks are available.
  • Populated databases.
  • Ensure connectivity between new CPUs.
  • Business application testing and signoff. Post move to New Z196 processors
  • decommission Z10 processors.
  • Any hardware on lease was returned to vendor.
  • Any hardware that is not wanted returned from vendor, recycled / trashed remaining hardware. MOST IMPORTANT
  • data scrubbed from any non-required h / w (subject to Infosec guidelines and approval).
  • Led the successful Verizon internal and external quarterly security scans project. Monitored progress with infrastructure subject matter experts for resolution of open security risks identified by the scans. Escalated to Sr. security management any open items requiring resolution to retain compliance.
Data Center Project Management
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Team Lead Automated Console Operations (Senior Systems Support Specialist)
Information Technology
Jan 1995 - Jan 2002
Southbury, CT

Team Lead Automated Console Operations (Senior Systems Support Specialist),permanent

Team Lead / focal point for Automated Console Operations platform enhancements and support for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft portion of the United Technologies account. Assisted System Engineers in resolution of system related issues that had potential to lead to SLA impacts.

Successfully trained co-workers (without coding experience) in REXX programming language to support ACO platform.

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Operations Analyst
Information Technology
Jan 1979 - Jan 1995
East Hartford, CT
  • Co-wrote Pratt and Whitney's automated operations platform, using Rexx and Netview clist languages. Installed and maintained updates and enhancements to improve performance for Pratt's mainframe operations staff.
  • Performed daily IT operations support across a multi-vendor environment. Trouble shot hardware and software issues on mainframe and mid-range platforms. Monitored / installed hardware and software changes scheduled for Pratt and Whitney's data centers.
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PMP, Certified Project Management Professional PMI Pennsylvania * Computer Processing Institute Cert
Data Center
Project Management
Agile Methodology
Project Planning
Change Management
Microsoft Excel
MS Project
MS SharePoint
Risk Management
Aetna Silver Star for coordination and successful replacement of, 0