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Jeff Levy

Solutions Architect at Independent Health

Location
Rochester, New York Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. Computer Task Group,
  2. Independent Health
Previous
  1. Paychex,
  2. Aetna,
  3. Excellus BCBS
Education
  1. Rochester Institute of Technology
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Computer Task Group

Computer Task Group

Management Consultant/Project Manager/Software Architect

– Present

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Background

Summary

20+ years of Information Technology Experience:
• Director roles – directing up to 30 managers, developers and Project Managers
• I am the “Go to guy to get it done!”
• Team management – managed teams of analysts, developers and testers implementing best practices
• Reported directly to Senior Management (CIO, Sr. VP, and VP)
• Managed budgets, hiring, performance and metrics reporting
• Built teams that are focused around business goals
Types of major projects I have managed and done include:
• Systems integration and improvement, merger and acquisitions, business process reengineering and vendor software implementation and management,
• CRM (for Care, Repair and Sales), order entry/processing, sales and marketing,
• Data warehousing, manufacturing and distribution and vendor management.
SDLC – (Software Development Life Cycle) Implementation:
• Created and implemented SDLC at 2 corporations
• Used SDLC and other best practices myself and in managing others;
o Project Management
o Systems analysis & design
o Software development, testing and implementation
Project Management and Development:
• Helped implement a PMO
• Implemented best practices
• Managed small (1 or 2 resource), to large (15 to 20 resource) projects
• Acted in all PM and development roles from requirements gathering to post implementation
• Worked on process reengineering projects
A set of skills and experience that spans many technologies, projects and industries:
• Telecom, Publishing, Banking/Finance and Aerospace
• Architected enterprise solutions for small to large companies
• Managed and performed systems integration of vendor systems with in-house systems.

Specialties:Management: Director of teams up to 30 in size. I have managed merger, acquisition and integration projects, systems integration projects, Vendor and internal development projects, data warehouse projects and automation projects in Telecom, Publishing and Banking. I have acted as project manager as well as managed a team of project managers.

Experience

Management Consultant/Project Manager/Software Architect

Computer Task Group
– Present (4 years 3 months)

Managing projects, designing solutions and coordinating large software implementations and integrations in the Health Care Industry

Consultant - Solutions Architect

Independent Health
– Present (4 years 3 months)Buffalo/Niagara, New York Area

Working in several roles as a Solutions Architect integrating legacy and new technology systems using waterfall and agile methodologies. I have managed the technical analysis, design and implementation of systems replacement and integration.

Consultant - Senior Project Manager

Paychex
(5 months)Rochester, New York Area

Worked as the technical lead on a sub project to replace/redesign the customer facing web portal using an Agile Methodology. I also restructured the technical team and managed 10 developers an testers. Reported status to senior management on a weekly basis as well. Worked with off shore resources.

Consultant - Senior Project Manager - SOA Web Portal Project

Aetna
(3 months)Hartford, Connecticut Area

Managed a large project which used SOA (SaaS), managing budgets, schedules, resource allocations, management reporting, issue resolution and tracking as well as implementation planning for major updates to the client facing web portal.

Consultant - Project Manager Information Management

Excellus BCBS
(1 year)

Director of IT

One Communications
(2 years 9 months)

One Communication Rochester NY 8/99 to Present

I have held a series of Director level positions including System Development, Systems Integration, Merger/Acquisition, Project management, and Process Solution and Development.

I started as a Senior Software Engineer at this startup company. I have worked in many rolls for the last 9 years.

Directing two managers and 11 programmer/analysts working on CRM systems and Order Entry Systems
Directing three managers and 21 programmers working on Data Warehousing, Order Entry Systems, and Web Portals
Directing merger and acquisition projects for the combining of three telecom companies. I focused on Sales, Marketing and CRM systems. My team was made up of managers and programmers from all three companies.

As a Director/Manager of a team of developers and system integrators I managed budgets, people, projects, vendors, and planning.

Director

Choice One
(7 years)

Manager IT

Thomson West
(9 years)

Systems Programmer/Analyst

First Federal Savings and Loan
(6 years)

Sr Programmer/Analyst

Lockheed
(4 years)

Skills

  • Vendor Management
  • SDLC
  • Telecommunications
  • Integration
  • Project Management
  • Software Design
  • Solution Architecture
  • Non-Executive Director
  • Healthcare Information...
  • Informatica
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Oracle PL/SQL...
  • CRM
  • Enterprise Software
  • Software Development
  • PMO
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Management
  • Data Warehousing
  • Project Planning
  • Leadership
  • Team Management
  • Business Requirements
  • Software Project...
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • IT Strategy
  • Business Intelligence
  • Visio
  • Project Portfolio...
  • Oracle
  • Databases
  • SQL
  • Unix
  • Product Management
  • SaaS
  • Change Management
  • Systems Analysis
  • Mergers
  • IT Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Process
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Education

Rochester Institute of Technology

graduate certificate (in process), Project Management

Taking graduate courses in Project Management

State University of New York College at Oswego

BA, Computer Sceince

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