Edward Harrelson is an dynamic full life cycle Project Manager with over ten years managing multiple large projects simultaneously. Edward is an accomplished, seasoned IT Professional with strong Information Technology experience.
E DWARD R. H ARRELSON R ANDY804-342-1012 Home Puma960934@aol.com 804-502-4985 Cell
QUALIFICATIONSDynamic full life cycle Project Manager with over ten years managing multiple large projects simultaneously. Accomplished, seasoned IT Professional with strong Information Technology experience. Strong decision maker; problem solver. Experienced in SDLC and formal Project Management methodologies. Managed international matrix teams. Expert cross-level communicator with superb interpersonal skills; ability to interact with individuals at all levels and backgrounds. Accomplished manager in large and medium Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence projects. Experienced in bringing Agile Methodology and Scrum into use with client projects.
Managed all aspects of Project Management, these included, but were not limited to: Assisting in generation of SOW, Project Planning, Initialization, Creation and management of Project Definition, Project Budget, Scope and Schedule within boundaries defined by the client with respect to the Triple Constraint, fully responsible for acquisition, allocation, and management of technical staff. Managed large Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence efforts for Nortel and DuPont, Pratt and Whitney, CapitalOne. Managed medium Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence efforts for GMLD, Nortel, Pratt and Whitney, Fort James. Managed large AIX (300+ servers) migration and Wintel (300 +) cluster for MetLife. Handled multiple simultaneous projects, involving Application Upgrades, Warehousing/Business Intelligence, and Infrastructure upgrades. Scheduled and handled Scrum meetings Track Lead for AIX Hardware Software Upgrade Program, headed phase involving OS Upgrade to 1800+ partitions, supervised seven to ten Project managers, responsible for Project, Reporting, Metrics, Budget, Resource Allocation for eighteen month Program. Organized SOX compliance artifacts and submissions for 30 35 client systems, functioning as subject matter expert and first-line compliance resource. Resource Manager and Application owner for Sourcing systems; monitored project charges, billing and financial aspects for project. Reviewed Mercury ITG and Test Director (Quality Center) and RATIONAL for use in capturing requirements, storing test scripts, test execution and defect management, while working for the IRS in 2004. Developed, implemented, and managed automated testing tools used by IRS for upgrade in 2004.
EDWARD R. HARRELSON RANDY
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEAPEXProject Manager
Track Lead for AIX Hardware Software Upgrade Program, headed phase involving OS Upgrade to 1800+ partitions, supervised seven to ten Project Managers, responsible for Project Plan, Budget, Resource Allocation for eighteen month Program. Lead Project Manager for DW/BI work involving Oracle Upgrade concurrent with OS Upgrade for 100+ applications, this required coordination with DBAs, BSAs, Application Managers, Developers, Testers, Engineers, and upper client management. Also required was Application Upgrades to match new OS and DB versions Project Manager for MetLife Infrastructure AIX Migration involving 300+ servers across multiple Lines of Business. Project Manager for Migration of 300+ Wintel Cluster Migration Project Manager for multiple projects involving Application Upgrades and concurrent Infrastructure upgrades for MetLife.
COLLABERA Project Manager
Project Manager for Capital One Re-platforming Program, this involves moving Capital One Lines of Business from PHP platform to Portal rebuilt Requirements documents with client leads, BSAs and new outside vendor for Small Business LOB. This is one of many projects under the Re-platforming Program expected to last 18 months. Managed large Infrastructure Project to upgrade Capital One Web and App servers from Red Hat 3 and PHP4 to Red Hat 5 and PHP5. Managed Project to develop, test and install system Health Checks and Automated Failover from Production to DR environment
COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION (CSC) Project Manager
Managed and executed fixed price project upgrading Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence for Nortel; project completed within budget, ahead of schedule resulting in CSC awarded two additional fixed price upgrade projects stipulating a no change in project manager clause; both new awarded projects were delivered on time and under budget increasing earned value for division. This and Oracle DB upgrades were used to bring use of Agile Methodologies into play with client, this led to greater client satisfaction with delivered products and increased income for CSC Project manager for Oracle DB, i.e DW/BI upgrades for Nortel. General Motors Locomotive Division (GMLD), Pratt and Whitney (P&W), Fort James. Directed and monitored CostPoint (Project Accounting Software) Upgrade for CSC Federal Sector. Managed project creating new Insurance Underwriters Quality Assurance. Developed Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Macros to assist in Project Management PMO reporting
EDWARD R. HARRELSON RANDY
Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point Advanced Excel Training Microsoft Project Microsoft Visio Oracle DB/2 IMS DB/DC COBOL SharePoint SAP
EDUCATIONOLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY, Norfolk, VA Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 3 years completed
PMP certification expected date of acquisition 3Q/13 Six Sigma White Belt CSC MDP Management Development Program CSC Catalyst Global Methodology