Empowered Software Solutions
June 2000-October 2003
Sears, Roebuck, Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL
The position included the management of multiple projects for The Great Indoors, a home remodeling retail channel for Sears
•Implemented the Rational Tool Suite and methodology
•Partnered with business leaders to develop and implement custom in store systems for home remodeling and retail sales
•Managed cross-functional development team focused on customer tracking, special order processing, and integration of Point of Sale systems
•Managed cross-functional web development team focused on ASP and .NET services for The Great Indoors and Sears
Jay's Potato Chips, Chicago, IL
Designed and executed an IT turnaround strategy. The scope of the transition included all IT functions including LAN/WAN, hardware, software support and development, AS/400 operations, and help desk within a 90 day timeframe. Hired, trained, and provided leadership for the IT organization, and created a long term IT strategy
•Hired and managed a cross-functional team consisting of development, network support, PC support, Help Desk, business analysis, and telecommunications
• Designed and implemented an IT infrastructure to support manufacturing, distribution, and financial areas
• Implemented operational procedures including change control, disaster recovery, help desk, and SDLC
US Filter, Northbrook, IL
•Designed and implemented an E-Business Hub for US Filter.
•Designed and implemented B2B integration strategy, created the e-commerce architecture, and implemented EAI and EDI applications.