Brian J

Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 75098




Addison, TX

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Highlights of Qualifications * Technical Innovation: Deployed an application monitoring system that proved to be a market differentiator in contract awards. Transitioned from manual checks throughout the day to a color-coded, near real-time monitoring system that took samples every five minutes. Facilitated multimillion-dollar, multi-year government contract wins by improving client visibility by allowing the account access to the monitoring system * Disaster Recovery: Led the implementation of new DR processes at Companion Data Services that enabled the complete restoration of all programs during crisis incidents. Partnered with SunGuard to make sure systems could be full restored and online within 36 hours. Drove vendor selection, process adoption, and successful setup. * Client Acquisition: Provided technology strategy to execute proof-of-concept for product development and delivered cost-benefit analysis for senior executives with data needed for decision making. Delivered proposals to lead the team to win 35% of contract submissions, representing $20M annual revenues for Companion Data Services. Professional Overview Companion Data Services - Dallas, TX 2004 - 2018 IT Manager / Director * Managed 20 direct reports and contract budgets that totaled $20M oversaw solution and infrastructure development, disaster recovery, communications, and IT project management. * Developed strategy for Cloud Center of Excellence and ensured the CDS managed services integrated with AWS compute and storage APIs to ensure data and system compliance to a HITRUST security framework. * Oversaw the implementation of DevOps processes that were created to introduce self-healing and reduce build up and tear down cycles using CI/CD tools opened new revenue stream for public cloud business. * Supported CTO by providing quality gate review of system/infrastructure design and bridge diagram accuracy generated cost benefit analysis reports and PowerPoint slides for evaluation of infrastructure and software options. * Managed hosted government application programs, including scheduling of maintenance and operations of the Websphere Application Servers, IHS servers, and DB2/Oracle servers in the data zone. * Created process/procedures for cloud managed services for the compute, storage, and network defined on AWS public cloud procedures were defined as cloud provider agnostic with API transference. * Developed direct reports with defined goals, realizing merit rewards and recognition for all team members. * Planned and executed quality initiatives that resulted in CMMI level 3 assessment and an ISO 2009 certification. * Led meetings with offshore team leads and senior management to communicate on issues related to quality of work, responsiveness, technical abilities, and effectiveness. Professional Overview Continued


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Companies I like:

AWS, Toyota, IBM