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Dinesh
dineshmm@gmail.com
847-579-9139
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081
IT Systems Leader
20 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Results and solution-oriented IT Manager with extensive experience.
  • Experience in designing cutting-edge, stream-lined technology systems and processes for companies in the publishing, as well as pharmaceutical industry.
  • Effective administration/management of IT Staff while working as a team to identify technology gaps and generate increased productivity with automated processes, as well as thru systems design and implementations.
  • Relocating to Jacksonville for spouse's job.

Experience
IT Systems Leader
Sep 2019 - present
  • remote/relocated to FL for spouse IT Systems Leader
  • Provides recommendations regarding infrastructure planning and budgeting.
  • Provide strategic direction to IT efforts, implementations, and projects
  • Project Lead on Disaster Recovery Plan Project and VPN creation and implementation projects
  • Supervise 5 direct reports in the areas of application programming, infrastructure, and network administration. Employee evaluation and direction.
  • Coordinate all IT related purchasing for the city.
  • Administer city-wide WAN in support of various city initiatives.
  • Managed help desk in support of PC applications and hardware for 750+ users
  • Responsibility for $550,000 annual IT budget
  • Negotiated related contracts and created annual IT business plan and budget reflective of corporate and business unit initiatives.
Disaster Recovery Network Administration VPN WAN
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Manager of IT Enterprise
Feb 2013 - Sep 2019
  • Responsible for management of staff of all IT Department functions: applications, networks, data backup, disaster recovery, security, helpdesk support, strategic IT initiatives.
  • Plan, coordinate, direct, and design all operational activities of the IT department, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations.
  • Work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
  • Coordinated and provided staff training and manages employee relations, workflow and prioritization of projects.
  • Coordinate IT functions at 3 locations and various multi-site operations.
  • Formulated information system strategies and budgets to meet the business goals and objectives of the company with Agile/Scrum planning.
  • Identified shortcomings in IT and operating budgets, cutting tech expenses by over $250,000 in 2018.
  • Develop and monitor detailed work plans, issue follow-up, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets, forecasts, and status reports.
  • Develop and monitor detailed work plans, issue follow-up, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets, forecasts, and status reports.
  • Developed and lead the IT Infrastructure staff in overall performance management, career development, and exceptional IT customer service. Monitored and provided regular ongoing feedback regarding job results, individual performance, and opportunities for development of direct reports. Provide feedback and assist others in reinforcing cross functional team goals and objectives.
  • Facilitated server builds and network configurations with a migration to a 85% virtual environment
  • Established asset management practices to track technological assets from purchase to disposal and improved resource optimization by 23%
Agile Methodology Asset Management Performance Management Scrum
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR/PROJECT LEADER
Oct 2007 - Jan 2013
  • Responsible for developing roadmaps and IT vision and strategy to support Sales and Marketing to enable the business strategy and long-term vision.
  • Manage the order to cash and procurement teams to deliver IT solutions to the Specialty Chemicals business. Portfolio of tools include: SalesForce.com, SAP, Esker, Xign, SRM
  • Led staff in to ensure day-to-day operation of infrastructure including networks, servers, databases etc. as well as applications and customer support
MS Visio Project Management SAP
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IT Manager
Apr 2002 - Oct 2007
  • Implemented strategies in regards to spending, technologies and personnel to increase alignment of IT with direction of the business and evolving changes in customer requirements.
  • Implemented and drove adoption of key tools and processes to effectively deliver IT projects for the company.
  • Facilitated prioritization discussions between IT and executive leadership to ensure alignment of company's IT investments.
  • Created SOPs for various IS functions and authored department procedures on technical standards, and methodologies.
  • Managed and supervised the Intranet Development Team with the mission to centralize information, improve time management, and provide better accessibility
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Education
IS Systems/Operations Mgmt
Loyola University
Biochemistry
Oberlin College
Certifications
Multi-certified (MCSE
Currently Pursuing Google Cloud Architect Certification
Skills
Agile Methodology
2019
6
Asset Management
2019
6
MS Visio
2013
6
Performance Management
2019
6
Project Management
2013
6
SAP
2013
6
Scrum
2019
6
Disaster Recovery
2021
2
Network Administration
2021
2
VPN
2021
2
WAN
2021
2
System Design
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1