George Wilson

Sr. IT Manager, Johnson & Johnson

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. Johnson & Johnson
Previous
  1. Johnson & Johnson,
  2. Jacksonville Tea Company,
  3. Vistakon
Education
  1. University of Phoenix
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Background

Summary

A Senior Information Technology Manager, coaching a global team of Solution Architects who are providing customer focused IT solutions across the Johnson and Johnson Enterprise. Also provide direct Solution Architecture support for the Johnson and Johnson Global Pharmaceutical and IT Infrastructure Service sectors businesses.

Responsible for the Solution Architecture designs and execution of strategies outlined by the IT leadership. This includes SDDC, Cloud Computing, Application Hosting Platforms Technology, and transformational infrastructure to the desired end state.

Specialties:
Solution Architecture, Public and Private cloud computing, Virtualization, DevOps, ITIL v3 Service Management Certification, Consolidation Analyst for Data Center Consolidation, Application Rationalization, IT Governance & Compliance, Server Architecture, Microsoft Certified Professional Supporting, Server Architecture, Novell Certified Administrator

Experience

Sr. IT Manager

Johnson & Johnson
– Present (19 years 2 months)Greater New York City Area

Currently working in the Enterprise Architecture group as a Solution Architect focused on the Pharmaceutical sector along with Solution Architecture team coordination responsible. Leading the process improvement within the Solution Architecture team to standardize and increase team productivity at the same time improving our output quality. Design and represent infrastructure solutions for the Pharmaceutical and Corporate business segment initiatives. Responsible for assessing requirements and determine the appropriate infrastructure solution to meet the defined business needs. Produce architecture diagrams that support the ITS global data center, cloud and virtualization strategies.

Technology Manager

Johnson & Johnson
(4 years 7 months)Greater New York City Area

Solution Architecture design to the project management office in support of the Hardware Lifecycle Management (HLM) Project for the migration of 2,866 servers Windows 200 Servers, this included the architecture plans to move from legacy physical servers to virtual platforms. Provide Data Center Consolidation Technical Consulting to move servers from outside Enterprise datacenters to primary identified regional data centers.

Created InfoPath and SharePoint tools to aid the consolidation and virtualization of servers as we moved them from Windows 2000 to Windows 2003.

Technology Lead

Johnson & Johnson
(7 years 4 months)Jacksonville, Florida Area

Provide data center consolidation Solution Architecture design and consulting services to the Project Management Office in support of the consolidation and VMware Virtualization of ITS Raritan, Toronto Data Center, ITS Beerse 1, ITS Beerse 2, Cordis Roden, Alza, Animas, Connor, and phase II and III of Europe and ASPAC teams in support of their application consolidation and rationalization activities.

Lead to the local Jacksonville server support team and proved the global organization technology consulting service to Business unit IT team to identify and scope the business opportunities and identify potential risks and constraints. Responsible for the delivering Application Solutions for factory systems (i.e. CAMSTAR, Werum, LIMS/Labware, Empower and Wonderware), Compliance systems (TrackWise), ERPs (SAP, JDEdwards), Business Intelligence (Cognos, Spotfire), CRMs (Salesforce.com, Siebel) and Web platforms (SharePoint, Infopath, Drupal, .Net) using infrastructure technologies Linux, Windows, X86, HP-UX and IA64 hardware, VMware Virtualization, storage products (HP-XP, HP-3PAR, NAS, etc.), backup infrastructure, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms. Adhering to GxP validation, SOX, J&J IAPP, and information security practices.

Responsible for the day to day NCS Site Project Manager (SPM) for Vision Care Data Center consolidation project. Also, proved Consolidation Analyst (CA) for Biosense Webster, Cordis US and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. data center consolidation.

Co-Founder, President

Jacksonville Tea Company
(5 years 5 months)Jacksonville, Florida Area

We are a distributor of fine gourmet teas from around the world. Our mission is to offer our customers with superior service, exceptional value and beautifully packaged gourmet teas. We also sell tea accessories like t-sac filters, tea balls, presses, cups, pots and tea strainers.

Located in Northeast Florida, in the great city of Jacksonville. Jacksonville Tea Company strives to offer its retail customers only the finest loose leaf and bagged teas.

Our teas are carefully selected to be the best in its class. We work closely with growers and our importers to achieve the highest possible quality and taste. All our tea products come with a 30 Day 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

Web Developer

Vistakon
(1 year 11 months)Jacksonville, Florida Area

HTLM and Java programmer, completed prototyped 2nd and 3rd generation Vision Care Consumer, Professional content and e-commerce websites. Implemented Source code versioning software SourceSafe.

Senior Systems Engineer

Vistakon
(2 years 2 months)Jacksonville, Florida Area

Installed, configured and troubleshoot Vistakon Windows NT Server Network hardware, including IBM and Compaq x86/Pentium PCs and servers, LAN devices and RAID storage subsystems

Prepared detailed Year 2000 test plans and supervised the testing resulting in Zero Y2K failures

Maintained NT operating systems, which included OS upgrades from NT v3.51 to NT v4.0, Service patches, application installs and Hardware BIOS and firmware upgrades

Proactively diagnose, isolate, troubleshoot and resolve server problems, including upgrade system capacity to prevent system failures

Provided job related training to peers and junior systems engineers, and consulting to internal developers on Windows NT security and application matters

Developed and maintained all technical and operational documentation and procedures for validated and non-validated NT and Novell servers

Maintained, implemented and created NT logon scripts and tools to centrally view event and security logs

Researched, implemented and supported enterprise backup and disaster recovery system

Provided 1st level support for DARWin and EIW, and provided 2nd level support for SMS and Exchange, Assisted developers with projects Views System, CoolCats, ESSBASE and FYI

Systems Engineer

Vistakon
(2 years 7 months)Jacksonville, Florida Area

Designed, installed and supported NT v3.51 servers running as PDC's, BDC's, WINS and Exchange servers. Migrated and consolidated 24 Novell v4.x servers into 2 primary Windows NT 4.0 Servers

Implemented Microsoft SMS software to provide PC hardware and software inventory. Installed and designed Vistakon Ireland NT infrastructure, included BDC, PDC, WINS, DHCP and NT file and application server

Supported Microsoft NT and Exchange infrastructure, worked with JNJ ITS on the deployment and implementation of JNJ NT domain model and Exchange infrastructure. Converted over 3 cc:Mail servers over 900 boxes to Microsoft Exchange Server.

Maintained Novell Operating systems which included OS upgrades, patches and application installs. Novell 3.x and 4.x Network administrator designed and implemented the merging of multiple NDS trees into one. Key member of JNJ ITS Directory Service workgroup, which designed the Novell 4.x Directory service tree

Installed and maintained Louts cc:Mail server, DirSynch and Softswitch gateway, maintained OS/2 remote access server and client desktop software for email. Responsible for all Network cabling, hubs, switches, routers, and punch down work at the Deerwood Park Manufacturing Facility

Lead PC/LAN Technician

CompUSA
(1 year 3 months)Jacksonville, Florida Area

Provided onsite Novell 3.x Network Administration and Windows 3.11/NT support for large corporate customers.

Provided helpdesk phone support, installed and configured motherboards, video, modems, memory chips, and sound cards.

Designed, installed and configured Windows for Workgroup and Novell networks, provided presales support of small business customers and system environments, including support of Ethernet/Token Ring LAN/WANs.

Provided weekly maintenance and support of in-store point of sales system.

Sonar/Rang computer technician

US Navy
(6 years 1 month)Greater San Diego Area

Supervised 12 personnel on the day-to-day operation and troubleshooting of MK114 sonar ranging computers and auxiliary equipment.

Shipboard LAN administrator for a five-station network; Implemented and maintained departmental PCs.

Designed eight week education plan for training of Greek sailors on shipboard computer systems.

Worked on USS Trippe FF-1075 Newport, RI; MCM 5 & SIMA Mayport, FL

Skills

  • Data Center
  • IT Service Management
  • Windows Server
  • Integration
  • Solution Architecture
  • DevOps
  • Servers
  • Security
  • Software Documentation
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Virtualization
  • Project Management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Windows
  • Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • ITIL
  • Visio
  • Team Leadership
  • IT Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Process Improvement
  • IT Strategy
  • System Deployment
  • SDDC
  • Cloud Computing
  • Change Management
  • Technical Writing
  • Strategic Planning
  • scrum
  • Healthcare
  • Customer Oriented
  • Healthcare Information...
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • OSIsoft PI
  • Process Engineering
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    • Time with friends and family at the beach,
    • new technology,
    • fishing.
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