IT specialist with twenty years of experience in project management, innovation and development, with a decade of active military experience in technology development, implementation and maintenance.
Working as director of the project management organization for an industry-leading strategy and digital marketing company. Technical project manager for multiple accounts, leading in a client-facing role while managing multiple project teams simultaneously. Working with remote teams daily, hosting client meetings on and off-site. Work side-by-side with the Project Managers, Partners, Directors, and projects Leads to maintain a lean and agile process for developing solutions, all while assisting in running company-wide operations as needed.
Worked on agile and waterfall projects in multiple development teams within the cyber security department, focused on developing in Java using industry standard tools like PPM, MS Project, IntelliJ, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence, SQL, among others. Executed additional roles as Tester, Q.A., Scrum Master and Product Owner. Worked with Project Managers, Database Managers, Development Managers, IT Directors, Data Scientists, and Operational Managers to develop applications that can bring immediate real world value to the company and the automotive industry.
As Owner and Operator I was responsible for the administrative, operational and technical roles in the company.
Key roles include: Web-design, marketing consulting, and graphic redesign; graphic design for ads in various formats [web, print, standalone]. Build and maintain communication with our extended family of material suppliers and service installers.
Experience, allowed us to evolve our network and processes achieving best results in the business.
Military / Cyber Security
Installed, managed, and maintained wired and wireless data networks. Ensured network security and continuity by implementing policies and updating procedure. Product Owner for mobile and static antennas, encryption key holders, satellite devices, satellite antennas and switches, field servers, short and long range radios, among other specialized communication devices. Also worked as Unit Network Security Officer, Personnel Training Officer, Certifying Security Officer, among other duties.
Additional to the technical and operational aspect, I was also responsible for the physical security of high dollar value items.
Government / Data Management
Created and Managed the full initial development of a "document imaging and scanning" department.
Assessed the implementation of database infrastructure for classified information.
Worked closely with IT developers, contractors, database administrators, court staff, lawyers, and government representatives.
Focused on “Administering results that reflect the bigger picture” and “Always performed to exceed expectation” - Buddy Irby (Clerk of Court)
Security and logistics
Responsible for managing sales activities to current and new clients in the continental U.S. and abroad. Managed accounts and assisted clients in Spanish and English. Prepare sales reports and client analysis for the company’s national Vice President. Assist in establishing project outlooks and sales quotas. Accountable for field work consisting of traveling to client’s locations, analyzing client’s needs, customizing service solutions, conduct benefit identification presentations, recognizing profit margin, negotiating services and tariffs, preparing proposals, administering service agreements, preparing service request, delivering status reports, revise customized invoicing, and maintain detailed record of client activity by account.
redesign of an Ecommerce platform
As partners with an ecommerce service provider we designed a website , and complete mechanize management with all the sorting configuration.
New market entry strategy for the web
as digital partners we designed a strategy for our partners to enter a new market and implemented a campaign to introduce a new product launch.
New digital pet Product launch
worked with industry leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs to evolve the product and services offered by one leader in the pet product industry.
design and launch a holiday Microsite
while partners with a fortune 500 company we designed and implemented micro-sites that worked flawlessly during holiday traffic.
Worked closely with Vet entrepreneurs
while serving with the SVA, I was involved in numerous vet startups, I consulted and that service continued with the MSTC program and more.
development for medical care network
drove the development of an out of the box solution for the cost and demand of health care, pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation in the field.
develop and Mentor an Internship program
while managing multiple projects and assisting startups in different industries I found the opportunity to teach others the fast pace wold of PM.
Consulting the Redesign of Legacy Systems
worked closely with SMEs and developers to innovative process and prepared the users to work with data in a whole new way.
helped concept, and led tech spikes that allowed startups find focus, as I also let in defining a project charter and budgeting.
Implemented lean methodologies and discover key to MVP development that Startups in the non-profit world must prioritize in order to be successful.
Worked with numerous startups by consulting on business strategies and development operating on projects life cycle and driving collaboration.
Code Camp Project Manager
while working with one of Austin's best code academies I was able to contribute to the overall success as Sr. Technical project manager
innovative solution for gov and Civil Service
user interviews lead to the validating of an opportunity to innovate process and directly provide positive impact with technology.
Design and Launch new tech product
assembled, managed, and lead an elite team that was able to design and launch a product with in weeks notice. outcome was a global success.
Founding member of Cinco Tek Inc., an Incubator devoted to research and development of new technologies.
Personal research on the areas of transportation and innovation let to the discovery of a filtration technology that can positively impact the US population.
Academic research in fair trade in Latin America led to the development of a start-up opportunity focused on coffee exchange.
Co-creator of a business concept that implements the latest security innovation to verify provenance of wine in the US market.
Secure software Delivery
Involved in the planning and development of secure software delivery platforms while working in the auto manufacturing industry.
project management portal
As member of a development team, focused on deployment of tools that facilitate Project Manager's oversight and communication.
Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC)
The University of Texas at Austin Master of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) from The McCombs School of Business is focused on the intersection of business, technology and innovation. Students learn the business skills to evaluate technologies with market potential, develop and present business plans, and profitably launch innovative products into the market.
BBA Computer Information Systems (CIS)
The Computer Information Systems degree provides the student with the technical and managerial knowledge and skills required to enter the challenging and dynamic field of computers and information systems. The program is designed to meet the business community's demand for properly trained information systems specialists as well as providing the student with a solid background in management and decision making to achieve career advancement in this rapidly expanding field. The student acquires knowledge in a variety of topics including a number of widely used programming languages and applications, the design, implementation and management of information systems, telecommunications, database development and manipulation, and advanced system concepts and technologies.
This course is intended for the graduate student who is interested in developing a portfolio of skills in general project management. Students learn core processes used by successful project managers such as determining project scope, estimating costs and schedules, organizing and staffing a project, monitoring project progress, and developing lessons learned from completed projects.
CompTIA Security +
CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone in an IT security career.
Comptia Network +
CompTIA Network+ is a vendor-neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to competently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks. CompTIA Network+ certified individuals are in-demand worldwide.
Graduate Certificate in Media Communications
Students learn how the emergence of new media affects the field and ways to utilize them in innovative ways. Additionally, students are provided advanced leadership skills in negotiation, management and team-building. The curriculum incorporates advanced topics in new media, broadcast, radio, and print, in addition to organizational leadership and practical experience. Focused on: Web design and development, Visual communication, Advertising, and Public relations.
Signal Support Systems Specialist (Information Technology Specialist) Certification (US ARMY)
Certification for a signal support systems specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, followed by on-the-job training at each Army unit assigned, to accommodate to all IT needs. Certification areas include: Mechanical and Electrical Principles, Preventive Maintenance Procedures, Line Installation and Wiring Techniques, Communication Security Policies and Procedures.
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