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First name, Surname: Bogdan P.
Residence: Espoo, Finland
Manager for application/system development & delivery, infrastructure
& platform deployment, enterprise, transition, and integration projects.|
An energetic, analytical and
hardworking IT professional with a masterlevel education, good technical
skills, a practical handson approach, and a well developed business
acumen, who always perseveres to achieve the best results.
Solutiondriven and customerfocused
experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated ability to manage projects
to the highest standard from requirementsgathering through implementation
and support within agreed timelines, quality and costs.
Dedicated achiever with about
five years of project management from more than twelve years of progressive
work expertise in informationtechnology, focusing on BB/BC software
applications/systems, enterprise, and Telco solutions with significant
experience on digital delivery solutions/services portals/mobile,
administrative/infrastructure/support IT systems, and outsourced IT/Telco
Familiar with multiproject,
program and service transition management assignments.
Creative problemsolver with
good technical knowledge of the most used SW and HW technologies and
architecture models. Experience of working with Nokia, HP, IBM and Savvis
Hosting DataCenters and teams with a proven trackrecord in increasing
productivity, quality, performance and customer satisfaction.
Focused team leader/player
with effective collaboration, negotiation, communication, and customerservice
Successfully and constantly
managed multiple projects concurrently within budget and on schedule.
Managed complex and business
critical storage & delivery solution/platform/service implementation
for Nokia Mobile Solutions organization, plus the integration of about
+ customer applications/systems, and drove the competence and capability
transfer from product creation program to operations/production organization.
More than releases successfully
promoted to production by managing about different project/program
streams within product development lines, as working for two different
Nokia organizations i.e. IT and Services. Several service lines successfully
fully designed, transitioned and handed over to Operations. Worked with
multiple Hosting DataCenters.
Key contribution to Service
Design, Transition, and Operations framework/package definition and
implementation ITIL based, ITSM processes and tools inside of Service
Platforms department of Nokia.
Consistently leading projects,
programs and services that resulted in increased value & revenues
to various organizations and customers.
Project methodologies full
lifecycle: Project initiation, Project planning, Project execution,
Project control & reporting, and Project closing processes/activities.
Development, deployment, change, and integration planning, implementation
and control. Scope, cost, quality, resource, and risk definition &
control knowledge areas.
Project Management reference
models: PMIPMBOK, Systems/Software Development Life Cycle SDLC proficiency.
Software development models: Agile/SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative &
Incremental, RUP. Management tools: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office,
PERT, Gantt & Run charts, Event Chain Diagrams.
Service lifecycle management
with emphasis on design, transition and operations related activities.
ITIL framework and practices for ITSM.
Knowledge and extensive work
experience with Nokia, IBM, and Nortel specific IT governance models,
methodologies and tools.
Process assessment, capability
and maturity improvement.
Architecture and infra platform
definition, implementation, and enhancement.
Quality assurance / Testing
planning and management.
||<Senior Tieto consultant
for Nokia Services / Mobile Solutions, Espoo, Finland
– present – Project / Service Manager>
Coordinated creation and deployment
of several BB data solutions and high available services, and drove
the competence/capability transfer from product programs to support
Managed implementation &
integration of a hightech and business strategic storage & delivery
infra platform and application/system. Service heavily used by more
than thirty customer applications, including Nokia key ones as OVI Store,
Led the infra platforms creation
and enhancement by working with multiple Data Center teams.
Monitored and controlled Changes,
Configurations, Capacity and Availability related activities along project/system
Coordinated all integration
efforts and teams along products roadmap.
Collaborated with development
programs and operations teams to identify and implement the relevant
product and service improvements.
Led and collaborated with
multiple onsite and virtual teams + people.
Deployed technologies that
HW: HP & DELL blade servers,
Cisco nw equipment, EMC & SUN storage.
SW: Linux, Jetty, MySQL, Apache/PHP,
Rest/SOAP API, Monitoring tools KeyNote, Nagios, Configuration &
Deployment tools, CDN vendor storage solutions, etc.
Essentially contributed to
definition of the IT Service Design, Transition, and Operations framework/package
ITIL based processes, work templates, ITSM tools, training guides
for Service Platforms department of Nokia Mobile Solutions organization.
<Tieto consultant for Nokia IT,
Espoo, Finland – – Project / Program Manager>
Organized and managed the
rollout of various BB/BC and IT infra enterprise product releases.
Directed full lifecycle activities
from project initiation, through planning, execution and delivery to
production/operations. Managed related projects under program plan.
Implemented considerable cost
savings by efficient administration of the scope, schedule, resources,
risks, and cost estimation and control. Executed effective milestone
reviews and lessons learned.
ICM tool client server
upgrade implementation HP OpenView infra configuration management tailored
tool widely used by all Nokia IT deployment and infra teams
Software delivery firmware
update overtheair / FOTA solution system currently used by all Nokia
device product lines and device models
Software checker solution
server and client solution
Deployed technologies that
HW: HP blade servers, SUN
blade servers, virtual servers, Cisco nw equipment.
SW: SUN Solaris, BEA Weblogic,
Oracle db, SOAP API, OMA Device Management Server, IBM Websphere JEE
Application Server, Linux, Apache, HP OpenView, Monitoring tools, Configuration
& Deployment tools, etc.
Supported the verification
and validation of different major device firmware versions by teaming
up with mobile phone product programs. Contributed to large firmware
upgrade campaigns for diverse popular mobile phone devices by collaborating
with Nokia Software Delivery Operations group and several European mobile
for Nokia IT, Espoo, Finland –
– Project / Program QA & Test Manager>
Consistently defined, implemented,
coordinated, and controlled all Project/Program activities related to
quality assurance and test management. Recognized QA/Test team leader
and key project contributor. Solutions created, validated and deployed
in the area of digital delivery management. Notable contribution to
product and process enhancement evaluations and support capability creation.
Supported the development,
improvement and implementation of the Project/Program maturity &
quality assurance concepts approach, methodologies, tools, and working
model inside of department/organization, as part of service excellence
||<ITC Networks, Bucharest,
Romania – – IT Manager Quality & Processes>
Played key role as primarily
responsible for the maturity improvement of company’s IT&C/Telco
Software Projects, Programs, Processes & Services, and IT management
system, especially for the software design/development/test/delivery/support
services dedicated to telecommunication/internetworking leader, Nortel
Networks, and to worldwide ebusiness leader, IBM. Achieved increased
efficiency of internal activities and recorded high degree of customer
Led several Projects in scope
of creating an internal IT management portal, and assessing, developing
& improving software processes and services including quality management
system enhancement aiming to achieve ISO, TL certification and
CMMI Level best practices. Ran an outsourced Integration and QA&Test
Project for IBM.
Bucharest, Romania – – SQA team leader>
Directed the QA & Test
team working on two clientserver applications development: version
system management and defect tracking. Initiated QA processes and company
<Algoritma, Bucharest, Romania.
– – SQA Engineer / Web Developer>
Substantial contribution to
the success of a large project the Treasury and Cash Manager, ERP
system Visual C++ and Visual Basic development creation and delivery
for Cerg Finance. Produced accurate test plans and test case design
documents. Performed functional, regression and acceptance testing of
software, and implemented automated test scripts. Undertook also web
programming developing web projects for several customers.
<Digiservice, Bucharest, Romania
– – IT engineer>
Carriedout IT support, maintenance,
testing and software tools customization activities.
|Education and Certifications|
||ITIL v IT Service Management
||Professional Project Management
||ITIL Awareness Training
Overview & Essentials
||ISTQB Software Foundation
||'Introduction to CMMI' certificate,
February , European Software Institute, accredited SEI CMMI course.
||European Software Institute|
||'CMMI for Senior Managers'
||European Software Institute|
||Cisco – CCNA course
||Top Systems & Software
IT Engineering course. This intensive course introduced systems administration
concepts & best practices, and the most used software development
languages and methods.
||Informatics Training Centre,
||Master of Science, Faculty
of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
||University of Bucharest,
Romania, Faculty of Physics, Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics
||University of Bucharest,