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Azim
Wazimu25@gmail.com
919-606-9707
Apopka, FL 32712
Senior IT Project Manager
19 years experience W2
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Versatile, team-oriented IT Program/Project Manager (PMP) with experience meeting and exceeding business objectives with minimum supervision. 8 Languages. Security Clearance Eligible.

Tech-savvy IT Security Specialist with Risk, Regulatory, Standards, Policies, Procedures, Audits, Enforcement, and Mitigation experience. Projects in Security, Healthcare, IT Infrastructure, Risk, Assurance, and Compliance.

Certified PMP and CSPO (Scrum Product Owner), Healthcare Finance (CHFP), and Cyber Security certified (CISM). Agile, JIRA, Waterfall, and Hybrid methodologies.

  • Stakeholders, Vendors & Senior Leadership Management
  • MS-Project, Metrics & Estimates
  • MS-Project, Charter, Scope, Cost, Time, HR, Quality, Risk, Procurement & Milestones
  • Tools, Processes
  • Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, JIRA, PPM, SaaS, PMBOK, PMCF
  • Meet Business Audit and regulatory requirements
  • Identify security gaps, Audits
  • Certification and Accreditation
  • Simplify complex technical issues into simpler business solutions
  • Policies, Procedures & Reports
  • Asset Lifecycle Management: Decommissioning Data H/W, S/W Interfaces, and Propriety Assets
  • Performance metrics (KPI/KRI)
  • SDLC, Manage Internal Dev, Vendor, and Third-Party Teams
  • Cyber Security Architecture
  • Application Development
  • Topologies, OPS Platforms
  • IPS/IDS management and logs
  • Enterprise Security Risk, Privacy, Vulnerability, and Assessments
  • Audits & Compliance
  • Reports and Documentation
  • Best Practices and Baselines
  • IT Infrastructure, Disaster Recovery Business Continuity
  • Cyber Security Tools, Policies, Procedures & Standards
  • ETSI, NERC, COBIT-5 NIST-CSF, NIST SP 800-53, GDRP, SA/CSM 3.01(CSF), FACTA, FISA, FISMA
  • ISO 1508 (SW testing),HIPPA (CFR 164.308/310/312)
  • Mobile Apps Management
  • Medical RFID and Devices
  • Data Center infrastructure
  • Servers onsite and Offsite locations
  • DATA: Breach Notifications Risks
  • Database review and monitoring
  • Define, implement checkpoints and compensating controls
  • Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC), and Remediation
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF), Identity Access Management (IAM)
  • Security Risk and Metrics
  • SEIM, Forensic Analyses
  • Vulnerability and threats
  • Incident & Threat Response Team
  • Third-Party Risk Management
  • Cloud Computing Platforms
  • Platform (PaaS), Software (SaaS)
  • Cloud Security ( SecaaS & DRaaS)
  • Network Architecture
  • Networks, Routers Windows
  • Operating Systems Linux, UNIX, LAN/WAN, VPN, TCP/IP
  • Federal, State, Regulatory, & Compliance & Documentation
  • SOX, HIPAA, CMS, SIEM, MU, RACI, ITIL, SOX, HiTrust, MMIS,
  • Medium & Large Scale Projects

Experience
Project Manager - Vulnerability Assessments
Banking/Financial
Jan 2020 - Apr 2020
  • Worked with the Wells Fargo Vulnerability Central to identify vulnerabilities and teams to remediate.
  • Ensured Used Federal compliance requirements – MRA (Matters Require Attention) were used.
  • Used WF vulnerability classified reports and their Consequence Model to set up Scope and Game Plan.
  • Vulnerability was the main (of 4) TO (Enterprise Platforms). Ensured Sync with the other 3 CTO’s.
Project Management Compliance Vulnerability Assessments
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CCPA Privacy Manager
Hospitality and Entertainment
Oct 2019 - Jan 2020

Reviewed Security Policies and Processes, Maintained certificate and, Assisted with Vulnerability Assessments

  • Assisted with the CCPA Privacy Compliance effort. Razor-sharp focus on project scope and deliverables, timetables, and delivering completed data artifacts before December 31, 2019.
  • Led a senior team of 2 IT PM’s and 6 Analysts.
  • Reviewed a Corporate-wide CCPA Awareness Training Module, Response Procedure.
  • Mapped Individual and Unique ID’s from 90 completed workbooks from three main data repositories.
  • Reviewed IT Infrastructure to ensure there was no embedded data in servers and data centers.
Compliance Vulnerability Assessments Project Management Infrastructure Management
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Cyber Security Project Manager - Privacy& GRC
Consumer Goods
Jun 2019 - Sep 2019

Reviewed Security Policies and Processes, Maintained certificate and, Assisted with Vulnerability Assessments

  • Assisted with Third-Party PCI-DSS 2019/20 Assessment and ensured all the Clubs were compliant by 9/2019.
  • TQS5 NIST 853 based compliance for AAA National and regional clubs. Assisted with the final 4 Clubs to meet dates.
  • Splunk. Assisted National AAA Servers with Splunk based Security Agents to complete deep scans.
  • Run Tenable Vulnerability Management queries to ID missing server names, locations, and update databases.
  • Used Imperva Secure Sphere platform to manage agents to scan Public-facing servers and report status.
  • TrendPoint. Completed installing agents to all LINUX and AWS servers and scan.
  • National AAA IS Security Runbook to document changes and update Runbook for audits and compliance.
AAA Auditing Compliance Cyber Security Linux NIST Project Management Vulnerability Assessments Vulnerability Managment AWS Splunk
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Project Manager
Information Technology
Jan 2019 - May 2019

Project Manager for 3 sequential DXC projects Bundles. (1) Long Term Care (LTC) Core, (2) Claims for Wisconsin Title XIX DDI Enhancements Medicaid Program.

  • First Phase. Created team-oriented cross-functional teams to collaborate and provide many stakeholders' needs.
  • Led a team of 4 BA and 3 Developers to work on the LTC requirements.
  • Initiated solutions, planned new courses of action in a changing environment. Used the Requirements in the RFP to create Business Processes, System Objects, and Stub Change Orders (CO). The work on the LTC Core Bundle was completed on time.
Project Management RFP Stakeholder Engagement
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Project Manager
Insurance
Mar 2018 - Nov 2018
Jacksonville, FL

Responsible for the team’s Data artifacts and Objects for Marketing, Implementation of new Products, Processes for the OEP/AEP healthcare enrollment for BCBS- Emblem, BS-CA & BCBS-SC.

  • Supported the GWC Command Center (CWC). Followed up on updates and requests from senior executives.
  • BCBS-SC. Implemented 4 new projects, Medicare, U65, ACA, and overviewed initiatives for 2018 upgrades.
  • BS- CA. Supported a new database and process to support their Medicare, U65, and CareFirst1 products.
  • Ensured secure platform controls for BCBS – FL marketing programs. Managed Mobile Security for Platforms.
  • Assisted in a HITRUST CSF compliance assessment for HIPPA, HITECH, State, BA Requirements.
  • Daily Scrum. Burnout Chart for Sprint Retrospective. Ordered Product Backlog and estimates.
Medicare Project Management HIPAA HITRUST Compliance Scrum
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Program Manager/CAMA Implementations
Government
Mar 2016 - Apr 2017

Managed 5 IT departments consisting of 20 staff, (1) IT Network Operations (2) Geographical Information Systems (GIS), (3) Cadastral Mapping (4) CAT/CAMA (Comprehensive Assisted Mass Appraisal) & (5) Social Media and Web Services. Orange County tax base of $160 billion yearly.

  • Supported the Appraisal Tax Roll process, Preliminary Tax Roles, Commercial and Residential appraisal policy, Tangible Personal Property (TPP), TRIM notices for external agencies & Program Enhancements.
  • Served as a security program manager to protect the interests of OCPA. Enforced security policies & standards.
  • Annual Security & Risk assessments. Created a Risk Register, Documented potential red flag events.
  • Create I.T. Emergency Preparedness CERT Plans, Vulnerability Assessments, Threat Prevention.
Project Management Program Management Risk Assessment Vulnerability Managment MS Project Agile Methodology Scrum Master Vulnerability Assessments
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Project Manager
Healthcare
Feb 2015 - Jun 2015

Setup Cerner EMR Implementation project for Ambulatory division of Florida Hospital

  • Cerner Ambulatory Practice Management (CPM) – Registration, Scheduling, and Patient Accounting.
  • Reviewed the Privacy, Enterprise Security Standards & Cerner Install Documents Certificates.
  • Managed a Project office to allow 3 teams to collaborate together with their Cerner counterparts: (1) Applications, (2) Registration and Scheduling, (3) Accounting & Billing. Reviewed Current Flow Diagrams.
EMR MS Visio Project Management Enterprise Security Practice Management
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Project Manager - Consultant Services
Information Technology
Feb 2002 - Feb 2015

A 1099/W2 consultancy to provide Project Management based services in the multiple sectors.

1) Project Manager - Orlando Health (ORMC) | Orlando, FL

ICD-10 assessment and Federal Register volume 77-33/ 13636: Improved Critical Infrastructure Cyber security.

  • Obtained senior management commitment to install a project plan and a cyber security assessment, Contingency and Risk plans to include Mobile Medical devices and cloud services.
  • Provided project leadership and expertise to the ICD-10 Steering Committee and ICD-10 Project leads, Provided HIPAA 5010 updates. The work was based on Full Cycle SDLC and AGILE.
  • Reviewed 300 Applications found 47 had ICD-10 implications.
  • Completed HIPAAA 5010 testing with “live data” and sent to production. Succeeded in bringing the project on schedule from 3 months late.

2) Project Manager - Pfizer–Legacy Wyeth | Chazy, NY

Pharma Project Manager to the Pfizer R&D Acquisitions, Collaborations & Divestitures (AC&D)

  • Responsibilities included evaluation, classification of R&D Pharma intellectual data.
  • Transferred data stored in 803GB of file shares, 72 eRooms, 106 applications, and databases to Pfizer.
  • Ensured no data left in laboratory IT systems and equipment. Shipped redundant equipment for disposal.
  • Decommissioned 25 applications, 3 lab based data systems, and 318 R&D computers.
  • Saved 30 % of the outsourcing budget by reducing one staff by working with teams in Pfizer.

3) Project / Contract Manager (Federal Grant) - DHHS-SC | Columbia, SC

  • SCDHHS to monitor a 3-year transportation services contract by two brokers for Medicaid Beneficiaries.
  • Completed first ever database for contract monitoring function for the SC-DHHS program. Tracked and monitored 600 deliverables, contract details for 27 transport provider monitoring information, and assess risks.
  • Increased monitoring visibility by 70 % and reduced risk by 40% by flagging issues in weekly reports.
  • Reduced risk by 40% by providing exception reports to SC Medicaid managers on project progress.

4) Program Manager - SOFFE | Fayetteville-Ft. Bragg, NC

  • New Business Processes for Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, and programs.
  • Reviewed PKMS encryption of data and PCI-DSS requirements for POS sales from corporate stores.
  • PIC DSS Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) completed with action items completed.
  • Rollout of 3 major systems. 1 PKMS upgrade and 2 new systems. Saved 5 months in the upgrade schedule.

5) HIPAA Privacy and Security Project Manager - Dept of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services | Raleigh, NC

$3 million, 256 applications HIPAA Privacy, Security, MMIS, Procedures &Training Project with 6 projects including Patient Health Information

  • Delivered 19 privacy policies, reviewed HIPAA compliance plans. 7 HIPAA SECURITY Projects.
  • Implemented HIPPA CFR Part 160/164: subparts A and C and HITECH Act of 2009.
  • Assessed risk, determined specific audits, reviewed governance, regulations & standards. Created policies.
  • Revised IS architecture to meet HIPPA security metrics, controls, reports.
  • Technology review and updates; Security Threats, User Accounts Management, and Third-Party Access.
Project Management Cyber Security HIPAA Agile Methodology Account Management Auditing M&A Program Management Project Planning SDLC Compliance GW ContactManager
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Education
Master's in Health Information Management (HIM)
College of St. Scholastica 2007
Attended in Telecommunications Management
Sheridan College 1989
Bachelor's in Commerce in Management Information System(M.I.S)
Concordia University 1988
Certifications
PMP - # 24714
Project Management Institute, 2000
Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP)
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), 2014
SCRUM Agile Product Owner. Cert. ID 60391391856031.
International SCRUM Institute, 2012
Healthcare Informatics Certificate
College of St. Scholastica, 2006
Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare – Green Belt
Harrington Institute, 2007
Computer Security Information Manager (CISM) - Cert 1841036
CISSP, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Certifications (In Progress)
2020
Skills
Project Management
2020
16
Agile Methodology
2017
14
Compliance
2020
14
Program Management
2017
14
Account Management
2015
13
Auditing
2019
13
Cyber Security
2019
13
GW ContactManager
2015
13
HIPAA
2018
13
M&A
2015
13
Project Planning
2015
13
SDLC
2015
13
MS Project
2017
1
Risk Assessment
2017
1
Scrum Master
2017
1
Vulnerability Assessments
2020
1
Vulnerability Managment
2019
1
JIRA
2018
1
Risk Management
2018
1
AAA
2019
1
Application Development
0
1
AWS
2019
1
Cloud Computing
0
1
CPOE
2014
1
Data Center
0
1
EMR
2015
1
Enterprise Security
2015
1
FISMA
0
1
HITRUST
2018
1
IAM
0
1
IDS
0
1
Infrastructure Management
2020
1
IPS
0
1
Linux
2019
1
Medicare
2018
1
MS Visio
2015
1
NIST
2019
1
PCI
0
1
PMBOK
0
1
Practice Management
2015
1
Product Owner
0
1
RFP
2019
1
SaaS
0
1
Scrum
2018
1
SIEM
0
1
SOX
0
1
Splunk
2019
1
Stakeholder Engagement
2019
1
UNIX
0
1
Waterfall
0
1