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SUMMARY

Accomplished, results-driven Senior Solutions Architect & Project Manager (Hands-on) with over 20 years experience bridging the gap between
business requirements and technology capabilities.  Solid expertise in Oracle, PL/SQL and database design/modeling.  Track record of leading
implementations that contribute to revenue growth, improved business efficiencies and increased service levels.  Pivotal technical resource to both
major organizations and startups.  
•        Successfully leverage comprehensive knowledge of business processes and hardware/software technology to translate complex requirements into
sound systems’ solutions.
•        Expertise in Manugistics TMS.
•        Extensive experience working with Subject Matter Experts.
•        Outstanding leadership, presentation and communication skills.
•        Innovative contributor, with a solid commitment to client satisfaction and the ability to execute on multiple priorities within fast-paced environments.
KEY        Business Systems Analysis        Process Re-engineering
COMPETENCIES        Project Management        Strategic Planning
System Integration        Database Design
Tech Lead        Migrations & Upgrades
Supply Chain & Manufacturing        Rapid Application Development
Sales/Marketing/Distribution        Customer Relationship Management
TECHNICAL        Development:        Oracle, MQSeries, Case Method, webMethods, RAD,
SKILLS        Database Design
Databases:        Oracle
Platforms:        UNIX, Windows NT, Mainframe, Citrix
Applications:                Manugistics Transport/Freight Pay, SAP (R3/APO), EDI
PROFESSIONAL        2000  Present
EXPERIENCE        Managing Solutions Architect/EAI Consultant        

Lead Solutions Architect on a supply chain business process re-engineering and system implementation initiative, for Manugistics’ Transport System
(TMS) on Cornerstone Project.  The system includes order management, sales/operations, planning and plant scheduling, and is estimated to save
$millions annually in freight costs while improving service levels to distributors.
•        As liaison between IT, Transportation and Finance/Disbursements, gather requirements for transportation modules for supply chain.
•        Partner with software vendor to ensure TMS supports reengineered business processes and integrations with SAP APO and R/3, Information
Warehouse.
•        Manage technical resources for UNIX, Citrix, ABAP, MQSeries, EDI, Websphere, webMethods, NT and Oracle.
Key Accomplishments:
•        TMS Phase I: System optimized and executed Freight Carrier assignment from 3 plants and 11 distribution centers, and over 1200 customers, as well
as providing carrier communication, freight movement analysis and freight pay processing.
        Designed and developed 12 Enterprise integrations between TMS and several legacy systems using MQSeries, Oracle, Webconnect, and links to
freight carriers using EDI and email communication.
        Analyzed existing systems and data structures to produce data conversion and load software.
        Built a Custom Freight Rate Editor (FRED) for TMS using OAS and PL/SQL Cartridges for dynamic HTML.  Also used PL/SQL, C and Perl, Awk, and
Ksh scripts.
•        TMS Phase II:  Modified existing integrations to allow TMS software upgrade to V6.2, and supported implementation of TMS at other plants and SRC’
s.  
        Constructed new integrations to implement Freight Pay Modules of TMS to autopay all freight associated with Coors truck, intermodal and rail
outbound beer shipments, empty returns & Molson outbound beer shipments.
        Utilized webMethods for both EAI and B2B integrations between TMS, Coors legacy systems (VAX Basic and Oracle), and SAP.  Adapters utilized
include Oracle, MQSeries, FileIO, email, and SAP.
•        Design and Tech Lead for the redevelopment and upgrade of the Web-based Freight Rate Bid Tool, providing an RFQ exchange between corporate
Transportation and the freight carriers.  Utilized Websphere and Oracle to achieve the integration with TMS.
•        Supplied technical leadership on the design and development of over 30 WebMethods integrations between the TMS system, SAP (R3/APO), Coors’
Information Warehouse, business partners and freight carriers.
•        Tech lead for new TMS functionality brought online with Cornerstone Project, including Reverse Logistics, Rail Shipment Planning, Bulk Beer
Processing and Match Pay, an electronic invoicing module with freight carriers.
•        Headed numerous projects requiring detailed cutover planning and integration system testing: TMS migration to an outsourced Data Center, Mock
Cutover for TMS & Cornerstone Project and TMS Cutover Team.
Environment:        Manugistics, SAP (R3/APO), UNIX, Citrix, ABAP, MQSeries, EDI, Websphere, webMethods, Windows NT, Oracle, PL/SQL, HTML, Perl, Awk,
Ksh, C, VAX Basic
03/2000  09/2000
Principal Solutions Architect        7 months
Interviewed prospective clients to gather system requirements for this B2B Internet startup providing e-finance services to small businesses.
Key Accomplishments:
•        Produced a prototype system that extracted and loaded invoice data from subscribers’ accounting systems into an Oracle 8i database for
accessibility via the Web.
        Application processed client companies’ billings, managed A/R and supplied real-time payment history on potential customers.
        System pooled collections across companies and on-line auctions, offering less expensive financing based on receivables.
Environment:        Oracle 8i
02/1996  03/2000
IT Director/Co-Founder        4 years 2 months
Headed operations of this international software localization/distribution company.  Managed global sales, marketing and distribution efforts and a staff
of 10.
•        Built & cultivated relationships with domestic software publishers and international distribution partners.
Key Accomplishments:
•        Successfully localized & distributed 150+ software titles in over 10 countries.
•        Acquired exclusive rights to educational and entertainment software titles from major US software publishers.
•        Developed international edutainment software markets.
•        Gained extensive experience with international license and distribution agreements.
02/1994  02/1996
Managing Consultant        2 years

Influential member in a strategic study to determine IT needs of 3 container manufacturing plants, involving interviews with over 125 key personnel.  
Identified current/future needs and presented recommendations to management for approved development.
Key Accomplishments:
•        Performed detailed analysis & design on a finished goods inventory system for the glass manufacturing plant.
•        Produced the Product Quality Compliance System, efficiently tracking and reporting results of the pull date inspections done at retail stores.
•        Designed and developed the corporate reference information system used by sales and marketing.
•        Provided on-site employee training in CASE Method and Rapid Development with Oracle CASE.
Environment:        Oracle CASE, CASE Method, RAD
1984  02/1994
         10 years
Project Manager (1989  02/1994)
Senior Systems Analyst (1984 – 1989)
Led the migration of applications from a proprietary mainframe environment to Open Systems (UNIX), encompassing client/server implementation utilizing
Oracle CASE, CASE Method and Oracle toolset.  
Key Accomplishments:
•        Increased production from 300,000 ozs/year to 1.6 million ozs/yr, with a reduction in accounting staff, by developing a Metal Sales & Production
Accounting system. This system managed precious metal production, refining, shipping, marketing, royalty distribution and sample tracking.
•        Created an Ore Control/Materials Movement system to track the drilling, sampling, assaying, identification, surveying, blasting and movement of
gold material from the mines.
        Allowed mine management to process gold bearing material more efficiently and reduced production costs per ounce.
•        Implemented a centralized data repository for mills & heap leach facilities, supplying information needed to operate the plants more efficiently
through daily metallurgical balance (budget/forecast/actual) and operational reporting.  
•        Designed and developed a Geologic Information Management system, facilitating the accurate collection and modeling of ore deposits and geology.
•        Designed and developed a fully integrated real-time online Materials Management System used by the mining properties of Newmont.  Modules
included requisition processing, purchase orders, inventory control, and maintenance/work orders.
Environment:        Oracle 7, Oracle CASE, CASE Method, Oracle Toolset, Open Systems (UNIX),L
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