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Richard L. | Elance
 
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Richard L.

Technical IT Project Manager/Consultant
   United States
  |   Brentwood, TN
  |  9:05 am Local Time

Overview

IT Consultant and Project Manager with background in managing enterprise projects and teams. Recent projects have included Office 365 implementation, PingFederate SSO implementation, MS Exchange upgrade, TFS upgrade, data center design and move, ecommerce business development/strategy, Wordpress implementation, Amazon Web Services management, Lync implementation.

In addition to the projects described above, I have a track record of building or turning around troubled technology teams including software development, infrastructure and QA.

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Portfolio

Managed software development, QA and IT operations. Built high performance teams,...
Overhaul of student, faculty and staff email for online university including on-premise...
Implemented SSO solution after running proof of concept to evaluate three alternative...

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Tested
Team Leadership
Project Management
IT Strategy
IT Management
Application Lifecycle Management
Agile Methodologies
Integration
IT Operations
Software Development
Web Development

Service Description

Provide technology project management services where a technically savvy hands-on project manager is required.

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Employment

Northcentral University
Information Technology Consultant
2012 - Present
Managed design, installation and move to new data center and lead system implementations for rapidly growing online graduate school. - Managed move to new data center including numerous technology...
Kaplan (Kaplan Higher Education)
Director, Systems Operations & Engineering
2006 - 2008
Managed $2,500,000 annual budget, projects, and daily operations for data centers, infrastructure, and systems supporting 14,000 staff members and 74,000 students. Managed infrastructure,...
Kaplan University
Director, Software Development
2004 - 2006
Directed development, quality assurance and maintenance of business systems (admissions and academic) and corporate/marketing websites. Managed team of software engineers, QA analysts and business...
Kaplan University
Director, Technology
2001 - 2004
Directed development, QA, support, and maintenance of marketing sites, business systems, and Internet-based learning management system. Hired and managed development and QA team to enhance and...
Kaplan
Assoc. Director, Technical Integration
1999 - 2001
Managed integration and development of Kaplan distance education Internet products, ecommerce and learning management system utilizing internal resources and consultants.
Thomson Reuters (RIA Group)
Project Leader
1998 - 1999
Managed daily activities of a team of software engineers (internal and external consultants) developing Windows/C++ CD-ROM and Internet products. Lead design sessions and produced design...
Thomson Reuters (RIA Group)
Product Development Analyst
1997 - 1998
Technical lead on CD-ROM platform development team. Interviewed customers to identify business needs. Defined system requirements based on customer input and business needs.
Thomson Reuters (RIA Group)
Senior Programmer
1996 - 1998
Technical lead on a variety of CD-ROM and Internet development projects for an accounting and business compliance publishing division. Project manager for re-launch of corporate marketing site.
Reed Elsevier
Managing Editor, Software Development
1995 - 1996
Managed development of information products (Internet and CD-ROM products). Defined fuctionality, user interface, and data formats. Managed vendors providing software development services....
Reed Elsevier
Assistant Manager, Tape/Online Production
1994 - 1995
Responsible for the specification and testing of tape and online products. Provided support for database products Coordinated production and distribution database products for lease.
Reed Elsevier (Reed Reference Publishing)
Managing Editor, Marketplace Directories
1992 - 1994
Managed editorial and production functions for specialty publisher.

Education

Susquehanna University
BA
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Fairleigh Dickinson University
MS Computer Science
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