Professional Summary

Dan joins the B2E program after taking sometime away from the corporate world to focus on his family. Dan spent 17 years prior in the IT industry working in a plethora of roles from Business and Systems Analysis, Project Management, Compliance, and Technology Manager. Dan is anxious to update his current skill set with formal training from the Barriers to Entry program to re-start his career in IT.

Skills

  • Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
  • Soft Skills: Analytical Thinking, Problem-Solving, Strong Relationship Building, Adaptable
  • Relevant Experience: Project Management, Business Analysis, Systems Analysis, Network Analysis
  • Software: Microsoft Office, MS-Project, Visio, Outlook, FrontPage, Windows, Avaya CenterVu, Windows Server, TCP/IP protocols, Microsoft Certified Partner, Exchange, Info Point, Share Point, MS-SQL Server, Oracle DB, Toad, COSMOS, FACETS, FiServ, Rims

Certifications

  • Scrum Master

Professional Experience Highlights

Systems Analyst

  • Analyze PC / LAN networks/Troubleshoot Client Server Problems
  • Provide helpdesk support/Repair network and desktop security vulnerabilities

Senior IT Systems Analyst

  • Documented requirements in various methods, including process flows, activity diagrams, application and/or data flow diagrams, use case formats. Analyzed business requests in order to make technology needs and requirement assessments to meet the business user needs.
  • Developed deep knowledge in specific application(s) in order to serve as an application SME to the business users.
  • Acted as the liaison for the business segments during project development life cycle and post-implementation.
  • Worked with business representative to understand ongoing data maintenance needs for support of the application.
  • Updated Oracle Database using SQL, TOAD and other tools.
  • Acted as subject matter expert (SME) for ppoONE claims repricing engine.

Project and Information Technology Manager

  • Implemented Windows 2003 Server Technology, Active Directory, SQL Server, Share Point Server, with up to 75 users and client workstations, laptops, Pocket PCs, barcode label and laser printers.
  • Implemented VPN connectivity between multiple offices and warehouses.
  • Documented and trained policies for information management and technical processes.
  • Researched and analyzed technological solutions for business process, improvement and profitability.
  • Implemented ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) program.
  • Installed and managed T1 lines and Avaya phone system.
  • Administered and update enterprise resource planning software.
  • Gathered requirements and publish engineering process documents.
  • Documented and implemented disaster recovery and business continuity plan.

Project Manager / Business Lead

  • Led business team to initiate new business processes.
  • Facilitated business requirement gathering sessions with cross functional teams.
  • Completed cost estimates.
  • Wrote business system designs and prepared process models.
  • Interfaced with technical teams on technical specification designs.
  • Performed various test cycles; acceptance, end to end, and regression.

Marine

  • MP (Military Police) officer – ensured enforcement of General’s orders
  • Served as a squad leader in a variety of functions including special security for the State Funeral of President Nixon, military operations in Korea and Arctic Norway.
  • Volunteered in the gathering and distribution of toys in the Toys for Tots program.
  • Served as a team leader and Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of a variety of missions.

Trained Marines in battlefield operations, military police functions and basic life saving techniques

Education & Training

  • York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry Program – Concentration: Project Management (in process)