About Me

Data Architect, Application Developer and Project Manager in a wide variety of business applications ranging from client-server payroll to web based order entry, data warehouses and business intelligence.

Designer of solutions to improve productivity and efficiency.

Responsible for identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems. Solutions often include a systems development component, process improvement or organizational change or strategic planning and policy development.

Experience

IT Applications Project Manager

Rockwell Automation
April 2005 - December 2014
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for management and technical design, leadership and implementation for a variety of medium to large sized IT projects throughout Latin America. Some of these include:
  • MFG/Pro server consolidation and clustering. IT responsible for consolidating 12 Latin American countries MFG/Pro instances in Milwaukee's (HQ) data center.
  • Monterrey Payroll IT Leader for implementing META4 payroll outsourcing in Rockwell s new Monterrey plant.
  • Design and development of a fully automated marketing event registration and tracking system.
  • Web Access IT Leader for the development of new features and migration of the legacy web application used by Latin America distributors.
  • Implement MFG/PRO electronic invoicing (paperless) for RA Chile subsidiary before legal timelines to improve billing process and comply with tax regulations.
  • SAP r8 HCM Latin America legacy systems data conversion. Data developer (ETL) for migrating HR legacy systems to SAP HCM for all Latin America sites.
  • Latin America Data Warehouse (LADW) Designer and technical lead for the new enhanced version using SQL Server, Java and Cognos technologies to provide sales and financial data to high management.
  • Dispatch to Invoice (D2I) Project Manager of a Six Sigma project to reduce by 300% the time to invoice, improving Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) from more than 180 to 30-60 days.

IT Manager Andean Region

Rockwell Automation
December 1998 - April 2005
Responsibilities
  • Managed IT infrastructure, IT budget and business applications for the Andean region's (Venezuela, Colombia and Peru) RA subsidiries.

IT Consultant

CapperSoft C.A.
November 1995 - November 1998
Responsibilities
  • Worked as an on-site IT consultant at Rockwell Automation, providing services for desktop support, LANs, database analyst, application developer among other tasks.

Techology Manager

CapperSoft C.A.
May 1992 - 1995
Responsibilities
  • As cofounder and director of the company, I offered my IT & IS experience and knowledge to provide external consulting to several small to mid sized companies mostly in the civil engineering (construction) industry. The company developed a Construction Project Control System that received an award from the Venezuela Engineering School as one of the top three Civil Engineering programs of the year (1993).

Skills

  • 20 Years Experience in IT. Management, budgets, procurement, hiring, technology implementation.
  • 10 Years in Project Management. 18 in Database & Applications design and implementation.
  • Data Warehousing, Process Improvement, Software Development, Business Intelligence, Data Modeling, Prototyping, Data Analysis, Dashboards, High Class Presentations.
  • SQL, MySQL, HP-UX, Linux, VBA, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, QAD, MFG/Pro, ETL, Perl, Python, Shell Script.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and critical thinking skills.
  • Distinctive analysis skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Deep interest and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis and trends. Applied knowledge of measurement, statistics and program evaluation.
  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator, Microsoft License 2910472 March 2003
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Capture the moment (CTM) 2013 award as IT data developer in migrating HR legacy systems data to SAP in the GPT R8 project.
  • CTM 2010 award as IT project leader in migrating and consolidating all Latin America MFGPRO servers to HQ server clusters, 2010.
  • CTM 2010 award as designer and developer of CAOTM events registration, control, follow up automated application, 2010.
  • Green Belt for Integrated Architecture, 2nd best score. 2004.
  • Latin America MFG/PRO eB upgrade implementation award, 2002.
  • Outstanding Teamwork awards Country Web Site Project, 2001.
  • Outstanding Teamwork awards Global Logistics Y2K, 2000.
  • Outstanding Teamwork awards Country Web Site Project, 2001.
  • Award of achievement for the successful implementation of the Windows 2000 project in the Andean Region, 2001.
  • Win Team award for the considerable savings in the implementation of the MFG/PRO ERP in Venezuela, 1998.
  • Best New Unitary Price Analysis software in EXPOINGENIERIA '93

Education

Degree

Grantham University
September 1998 - 2002
Short description

Computer Science / Management Information Systems

High School

Colegio Emil Friedman - Caracas, Venezuela
September 1971 - 1983
Short description

Science

High School

Reynolds High School - London, England.
September 1981 - 1983

Electric Engineering

Universidad Central de Venezuela
September 1984 - 1987
Short description

Engineering studies

1 other

Courses

  • Managing enterprise projects using Microsoft Office Project Server 2012
  • IT Communication liaison training 2012
  • MS Project server 2011
  • PMP Training 2010
  • IT Governance, Project Delivery and Resource Management 2008
  • Project Management 2006
  • Six Sigma Green Belt training 2005
  • Process Improvement 2004
  • High Impact Leadership 2004
  • Windows MCSA Certification Courses
  • Altiris Deployment Server Administration 2002
  • COGNOS Impromptu and PowerPlay Administration 2000
  • Machine Learning / Standford University / Coursera Score 100% / 2012
  • Interactive Programming in Python / Rice University / Coursera Score 100% / 2013
  • Model Thinking / University of Michigan / Coursera Score 99.5% / 2012
  • Introduction to Data Science / University of Washington / Coursera Score 97.4% / 2013