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Kain
kain.gonzalez@gmail.com
917-560-9807
Brewster, NY 10509
Manager
25 years experience W2
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Summary

  • PMP certified, business-savvy management professional with a career reflecting strong leadership qualifications.
  • Superior record of delivering diverse, global and large-scale, mission critical IT projects on time and under budget.
  • Proven experience in vendor relations, outsourced partnerships, contract negotiations, and team management.

Skills

  • Waterfall
  • Scrum and agile development
  • Leadership
  • Strategic planning
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Team management
  • Time management
  • Budget and cost reduction
  • MS Project, Excel, Word, Powerpoint,
  • SharePoint, OneNote, Outlook
  • Rally, Clarity PPM,
  • Jira/Confluence/Trello
  • Okta, Mavenlink

Experience
Senior Delivery Consultant
Information Technology
Oct 2019 - Mar 2020
New York City, NY
  • Responsible for leading regional cloud transformation projects
  • Trusted advisor, accountable for project governance and account management to financial services customers
  • Change leader to product owners and scrum teams, which included scrum masters, developers and cloud consultants, driving the development of public cloud infrastructure as a host for identified MVP applications
  • Negotiated T&M, fixed price and deliverable-based contracts; presented top risks and issues to clients to ensure agreed timelines and contract commitments were being managed
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Program Manager (Independent Contractor)
Information Technology
Jan 2017 - Oct 2019
New York, NY
  • Program/Project lead for IT infrastructure global projects Schroders new office - contracted to manage North America's highest priority project (budget USD $5M), a relocation of ~300 staff into a brand new "smart" office adjacent to NYC's historical Bryant Park.
  • Workstreams included Data Center management, business continuity, video conferencing, distributed antenna system, follow-you printing, networks, voice, computers, application testing, a new conference room booking system, building management system and building security
  • Windows 2008 remediation - global migration of over 1000 Windows endof-life servers to Windows Server 2012 and 2016; hired and managed external engineering resources; reported server burndown, key risks and issues, and budget updates to key stakeholders
  • Adveq acquisition - deployed new and decommissioned legacy IT infrastructure; managed staff integration; coordinated account provisioning and application testing; implemented information barriers for regulatory purposes
Data Center MS Visio Program Management Stakeholder Engagement
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Senior Manager
Information Technology
Jun 2007 - Jan 2017
New York City, NY

Senior IT Project Manager and Regional PMO Team Lead, responsible for leading large scale infrastructure projects

Major achievements include:

  • Mergers & acquisitions/Divestitures:
  • Delaware Investments - voice networks integration including Cisco VoIP, dealerboard systems, and voice recording
  • Fremantle Energy - integration of IT infrastructure and wind farming applications
  • Macquarie CAF Leasing and Macquarie Private Wealth - responsible for secure data and asset separation
  • Brand new Jacksonville office deploying cutting edge technology to over
  • 150 staff transfers and new hires
  • Simultaneous IT infrastructure/server room relocations and decommissions across 38 locations in North and South America; implementation of new server rooms from the ground up.
  • This included the delivery of redundant physical/wireless network and voice infrastructure (including telecommunications), voice recorders, file servers,

Education

  • Certificates domain controllers, storage and backup solutions, dealerboard/trading systems, private wires, and structured cabling

Additional responsibilities:

  • Communicate project metrics and present status to key stakeholders
  • Maintain portfolio of active and pipeline regional projects
  • Present cost-benefit analyses, risk assessments; recommend IT solutions
  • Hire and mentor project managers including contractors and FTEs
  • Contract development and negotiation; engage new vendors for consultancy and/or resourcing
  • Produce detailed hour-by-hour run sheets before project “Go-Live” tomitigate risk during deployment
M&A PMO Project Management Stakeholder Engagement
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IT Consultant
Information Technology
Apr 1997 - May 2007
New York, NY
  • Project Coordinator - Worked with key stakeholders to mitigate scope creep, communicate quality assurance issues, and recommend solutions to meet customer requirements and project schedule objectives
  • IT Team Lead, Executive Desktop Support (Consultant) - Personalized executive level operational support for World Wide Development, World
  • Wide Marketing, and Global Business Technology teams
  • Systems Support Manager - Provided desktop support to Women’s
  • Health, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular, and Diabetes marketing and medical teams
  • Medical Information Consultant - Reported adverse events to Pfizer's
  • Safety Group for FDA submission
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Stony Brook University
Certifications
Project Management Professional (PMP)
PMI Associate Certificate
900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
microsoft
AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Skills
Stakeholder Engagement
2019
12
M&A
2017
9
PMO
2017
9
Project Management
2017
9
Data Center
2019
2
MS Visio
2019
2
Program Management
2019
2
Agile Methodology
0
1
Contract Negotiations
0
1
JIRA
0
1
Microsoft Excel
0
1
MS Project
0
1
MS SharePoint
0
1
Scrum
0
1
Strategic Planning
0
1
Waterfall
0
1
Awards
voice computers application testing a new conference room bookin, 0
Strategic planning system building management system and buildin, 0
Windows 2008 remediation - global migration of over 1000 Windows, 0
Problem solving, 0
of-life servers to Windows Server, 2012
hired and managed, 0
Communication external engineering resources reported server bur, 0
issues and budget updates to key stakeholders, 0
Team management, 0
Adveq acquisition - deployed new and decommissioned legacy IT, 0
Time management infrastructure managed staff integration coordin, 0
and application testing implemented information barriers for reg, 0
Budget and cost reduction, 0
purposes, 0
MS Project Excel Word Powerpoint, 2007
Senior Manager, 2007
SharePoint OneNote Outlook, 2017
Macquarie Holdings USA Inc New York, 2017
Rally Clarity PPM, 0
Jira/Confluence/Trello Senior IT Project Manager and Regional PM, 0
for leading large scale infrastructure projects, 0
Okta Mavenlink Major achievements include, 0
Mergers & acquisitions/Divestitures, 0
Delaware Investments - voice networks integration including Cisc, 0
dealerboard systems and voice recording, 0
Fremantle Energy - integration of IT infrastructure and wind far, 0
applications, 0
Macquarie CAF Leasing and Macquarie Private Wealth - responsible, 0
secure data, 0
Brand new Jacksonville office deploying cutting edge technology , 0
150 staff transfers and new hires, 0
Simultaneous IT infrastructure/server room relocations and, 0
decommissions across 38 locations in North and South America, 0
implementation of new server rooms from the ground up. This incl, 0
infrastructure (including telecommunications) voice recorders fi, 0
domain controllers storage and backup solutions dealerboard/trad, 0
systems private wires and structured cabling, 0
Additional responsibilities, 0
Communicate project metrics and status to key stakeholders, 0
Maintain portfolio of active and pipeline regional projects, 0
cost-benefit analyses risk assessments recommend IT solutions, 0
Hire and mentor project managers including contractors and FTEs, 0
Contract development and negotiation engage new vendors for, 0
consultancy and/or resourcing, 0
Produce detailed hour-by-hour run sheets before project "Go-Live, 0
mitigate risk during deployment, 1997
Pfizer Inc (Fanning Enterprises Inc.) New York, 1997
Project Coordinator - Worked with key stakeholders to mitigate s, 0
creep communicate quality assurance issues and recommend solutio, 0
to meet customer requirements and project schedule objectives, 0
executive level operational support for World Wide Development W, 0
Wide Marketing and Global Business Technology teams, 0
Systems Support Manager - Provided desktop support to Women's, 0
Health Central Nervous System Cardiovascular and Diabetes market, 0
and medical teams, 0
Safety Group for FDA submission, 0