Carlos A. Covarrubias

Carlos A. Covarrubias

Principal consultant at COVA Networks

Location
Laredo, Texas Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Carlos A. Covarrubias's Overview

Current
  • Seasonal Field Instructor at The SAGE GROUP
  • Principal consultant at COVA Networks
Past
  • Director Logistics Systems and Engineering at FIERA.COM
  • Region IT Systems Manager at United Parcel Service
  • IT Manager at UPS Supply Chain Solutions
Education
  • N. Laredo Institute of Technology
Connections

126 connections

Carlos A. Covarrubias' Summary

Information Technology and process Consultant for a broad range of sectors: Government / Retail Banking / Mortgage Banking / 3rd party Logistics / Computer Software / Manufacturing

Project Management and Operations Management of IT Departments

Specialties

Logistics systems / Financial Systems / Banking Systems / Process Engineering / Brokerage systems / International (LATAM) business experience / Computer Networks infrastructure

Carlos A. Covarrubias' Experience

Seasonal Field Instructor

The SAGE GROUP

June 2007Present (7 years 4 months) Laredo TX

Principal consultant

COVA Networks

September 2006Present (8 years 1 month) Laredo, Texas Area

Field Technology Officer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

September 2007October 2011 (4 years 2 months) Laredo TX

•Provide on-site IT customer support functions for daily operation of Border Patrol and Office of Field Operations systems as part of Field Support group, office of information technology.
First FTO in the Sector to achieve cross-training of OBP and OFO systems support, including cargo and passenger lanes.
•Support of Windows Active Directory, Novell Directory Services, LAN Infrastructure, Printing, Scanning, Enterprise Backup, Radiation monitoring, Cargo brokerage, Intel, and enforcement systems within Sector
• Provide deployment and 1st respondent disaster support on a volunteer and project basis.
• Currently mentoring other FTO's in different OBP and OFO systems.

Sr. Systems Analyst

International Bank of Commerce

August 2002September 2007 (5 years 2 months)

Applications Systems Analyst
•IT and Business Processes analysis
•Corporate-wide deployment and support of Banking Systems for Departments such as: Teller lines, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Trust, Shareholders, Wire transfers, Letters of Credit, Document Imaging, Loan Origination, Loan Servicing, Human Resources, Surveillance, etc.
•Technical Support of Corporate Back Office infrastructure running Business-Critical Applications. Local SQL Server 2000, 2005 and Sybase 9 DBA responsibilities for assigned systems. Stored procedures and DTS packages development and implementation.
•Served as technical mentor for PC technicians assigned to the Laredo area.
•Corporate reporting design, implementation, and support using Crystal Reports and SQL Views.
•Audit Support for internal and external (FDIC) IT and Functional auditors.
•Document Imaging system (Wausau) implementation, training, and support.

Business Systems Consultant

FISERV Lending Solutions

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FISV; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2001November 2001 (9 months)

• Pre-sales support and analysis of requirements for technical sections of Request for Proposals, executing technical requirements gap analysis and resulting proposals.
• Deployed and supported Fiserv systems for customers and MBA Conferences / Expositions. This systems use RDBMS, MTS, Web, application, middleware, and RAS servers.
• Technical support to external clients for system sizing, deployment, and migration.
• Technical support to Sales team and management of Unifi live demo system.
• Support for remote access to the demo system via VPN and Thin clients.

Director Logistics Systems and Engineering

FIERA.COM

20002001 (1 year)

E-commerce/ E-logistics start-up in Argentina, México, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, PR, Spain and US
Supervisor: John F. Maldonado

Director, Logistics Systems and Engineering
• Management of daily operations, strategic planning, and budget for the Industrial Engineering and Business Systems team in the region.
• Re-engineered and documented business processes before the systems integration.
• Managed the Implementation of localized ERP, WMS, and CRM systems in the region.
• Designed and implemented processes to interface Front-End with Back-End systems
• Headed development of online International Logistics Cost Calculator

Region IT Systems Manager

United Parcel Service

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UPS; Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry

September 1997March 2000 (2 years 7 months)

• Management of daily operations, strategic planning, and budget for the Systems department.
• Implemented technical operations, including network, access control, security, telecommunication, and Internet security systems.
• Implemented and managed RF-enabled Warehouse Management Systems and CAD stations.
• Re-engineered the Mexican accounting IT system, raising the efficiency by 40%.
• Achieved Year 2000 and disaster recovery planning approval.
• Setup, implemented, and supported an international service and repair operation for CISCO.
• Development and Implementation of a Dispatch and Transportation Management System.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; UPS; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

19972000 (3 years)

Management of daily operations, strategic planning, and budget for the Systems department.
Implemented technical operations, including network, access control, security, telecommunication, and Internet security systems.
Implemented and managed RF-enabled Warehouse Management Systems and CAD stations.
Re-engineered the Mexican accounting IT system, raising the efficiency by 40%.
Achieved Year 2000 and disaster recovery planning approval.
Setup, implemented, and supported an international service and repair operation for CISCO.
Development and Implementation of a Dispatch and Transportation Management System.

Carlos A. Covarrubias' Languages

  • SPANISH

Carlos A. Covarrubias' Skills & Expertise

  1. Project Management
  2. Director of IT Operations
  3. Logistics and SCM execution systems
  4. Bilingual-Spanish
  5. International Management
  6. Technical Training
  7. Pre-sales Technical Support
  8. Process Improvement
  9. Business Systems Implementation
  10. ERP/CRM
  11. Enterprise Software
  12. Regional IT Manager
  13. ITIL Knowledge
  14. Homeland Security
  15. International Business Experience
  16. Financial Systems Implementation
  17. Retail Banking
  18. mortgage origination and servicing systems
  19. RDBMS
  20. Enterprise Backup
  21. Enterprise Business Intelligence / Report development
  22. SQL Server 2005/2000
  23. Sybase SQL Anywhere
  24. Oracle SQL
  25. Windows Server
  26. Windows 7
  27. Logistics
  28. SQL
  29. Team Leadership
  30. Troubleshooting
  31. Networking
  32. Technical Support
  33. Active Directory
  34. Pre-sales
  35. Microsoft SQL Server
  36. Servers

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Carlos A. Covarrubias' Education

N. Laredo Institute of Technology

B.S., Electronics/ Industrial Engineering

August 1984June 1988

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