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Dave Dyke IT Project Manager

Dave Dyke , Sunderland, United Kingdom


Experience

15 - 24 years

Other titles

Senior Digital Delivery Manager VMe-R Programme IT Cloud Project Manager - Cloud Infrastructure Senior IT Project Manager IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Skills

Change control It project management Matrix management Pmi/pmp Pmp + 13 more

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Markets

United Kingdom

Language

English
Fluently

Ready for

  Smaller project
  Larger project
  Ongoing relation / part-time
  Full time contractor

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Typically available right away

My experience

2018 - ?   job
Senior Digital Delivery Manager VMe-R Programme Department of Works and Pensions.
As the Senior Delivery Manager within the Business Readiness team I have the responsibility for developing the environment commissioning and Go Live approaches to ensure that the existing DWP VMe Mainframe OPSTRAT systems are migrated onto a more modernised technology platform.

• Developing the Business Readiness activities to ensure that the Job Seekers Allowance Go Live in September 2019 is achieved.
• Planned and managed into BAU support the new Social Fund Computer System.
• Successfully planned and managed into BAU support the new Housing Benefit Service and War Pensions platforms which ensured the £500million benefits were received and processed on time.
• Established the Interface and Environment commissioning approach which ensures that the new platforms are ready for Go Live and acceptance into Business as Usual support.
• Reduced deployment risks by enforcing a rigorous process of technical weekend and Dress Rehearsal testing in the run up to Go Live.
• Nurtured a culture of openness and honesty that ensures Project issues are addressed quickly.
• Pro-actively engaged the stakeholders who are undergoing the changes and acting as the bridge between technology and the communities.
• Developed the Go Live Support model for all applications which ensures that an enhanced support structure is in place for post Go Live.
• Guided the team to successfully formulated and implemented the Housing Benefit Disaster Recovery Commissioning test that proved both RPO and RTO.
• Identified business acceptance criteria and including these in project design documents, ensuring sign off is achieved from Senior stakeholders.
• Overseen the Data Migration Environment build which provided the means of transferring Production data from the current environment to the new platforms.
• Formulated strong relationships with Business Owners and Senior Management to build trust and gain approvals for Business Verification and Go Live approaches.
• Enforced change control and configuration management procedures including assurance of quality, consistency and validity of relevant documentation.
• Identified, managed and mitigated project risks and developed contingency plans to mitigate these.
• Mentored junior delivery colleagues to help develop their skills.
• Delegated project deliverables to resources and ensured completion to the agreed project dates.
Design, R, Test, Management, Service, Technology, Deployment, Support, Mainframe, Testing, Configuration Management, Production, UP, Manager, Go, Social

2015 - 2018   job
IT Cloud Project Manager - Cloud Infrastructure DXC/Hewlett Packard Department of Works and Pensions Account.
As a Client facing Project Manager for the DWP programme I delivered a number of concurrent and complex Cloud infrastructure projects through the full Project Life cycle using various methodologies and the with matrix management of the onshore and offshore teams.

• Managed the successful delivery of the Informatica and Business Objects software upgrade for the Customer Account Management system and the Real Time Earnings Cloud environments.
• Guided the team 12 who delivered the Universal Credits Disaster Recovery failover test.
• Developed the approach and prved the Disaster Recovery solution for the Work Services Platform (+5000 Users).
• Led the team of 8 who delivered the Strategic and Tactical Data Migration Cloud solution projects which gives DWP a secure file transfer mechanism from VM Environment to the new Cloud systems.
• Delivered the £350k Winter Fuel Payments Production and Disaster Recovery Cloud environments.
• Delivered the £500k Carers Allowance Production and Disaster Recovery Cloud environments.
• Enforced change control and configuration management procedures including assurance of quality, consistency and validity of relevant documentation.
• Responsible for leveraging resources to achieve the concurrent delivery of various Linux and Wintel Cloud infrastructure environments valued at +£300k.
• Responsible for Developing and maintaining project plans, detailed stage plans and exception plans and proactively communicating project information to all stakeholders.
• Planned Project engagement activities such as checkpoint and project board meetings.
• Organised and prioritise tasks appropriately which ensured projects were delivered on schedule.
• Produced costs estimations, timescales and resource requirements for all projects.
• Enforced change control and configuration management procedures including assurance of quality, consistency and validity of relevant documentation.
• Developed and maintained relationships with senior stakeholders, clients and staff to build trust.
• Identified, managed and mitigated project risks and developed contingency plans to mitigate these.
• Delegated project deliverables to resources and ensured completion to the agreed project dates.
• Identified business acceptance criteria and including these in project design documents, ensuring sign off is achieved from senior stakeholders.
• Conducted post Project evaluations to determine how well projects were managed and implemented.
Design, Linux, Account management, Cloud, Project Manager, Test, Management, It, Offshore, Infrastructure, Software, Configuration Management, Production, Manager, LED

2013 - 2015   job
Senior IT Project Manager IBM.
As the Lead IBM Infrastructure Project Manager I was responsible for the delivery of a number of concurrent business critical projects in support of the Customers EUC migration to Windows 8.1 in 2015 and within the Request for Services area of the account. These projects included Windows 8 Proof of Technology for IBM Personal Communications software, Folder Redirection User migration and storage upgrade, Server upgrades and application development and deployment.

• Delivered the £270k Folder Redirection User migration and storage upgrade across the RSA estate.
• Delivered the Request for Services project that provided revenue in excess of £100k for the customer move to Windows 8 in 2014.
• Developed and delivered £90k Office 97/2007 log on script application Project which was the pre-requisite for the move over of +8000 Users to Windows 8.
• Delivered the £300k Proof of Technology Environment for the IBM Personal Communications Project that enabled RSA to test applications for Windows 8 deployment.
• Responsible for upgrade of Windows servers from W2003 to W2008 R2 which included fileshares, Print servers, back-ups and monitoring.
• Delivered the Tivoli monitoring and back up platforms for the RSA Oracle Customer Data Warehouse solution.
• Managed the ongoing support for Virtual Citrix Desktop Proof of Concept environment.
• Responsible for managing the change control procedure, ensuring change is captured, impacted and approved.
• Provided effective leadership to the project team ensuring that team members were motivated and developed their skills and experience.
Support, UP, Manager, Monitoring, Server, Office, Storage, Software, Development, Infrastructure, Citrix, IT Project Manager, Deployment, Technology, It, Leadership, Windows, Test, Project Manager, Print, Data Warehouse, Oracle


My education

University of Birmingham
Certification, N/a

City AND Guilds
Unspecified, Engineering Management


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