Jim is a well versed Project Manager
with over 20 years of successfully managed and executed large scale Information
Technology (IT) projects and programs. He is able to manage diverse teams,
coordinate integration efforts and handle multiple projects concurrently. Well
proven management skills with extensive experience implementing multi-faceted IT
solutions. A team player with well rounded inter-personal skills that can be
leveraged to define, develop and integrate solutions, using new and existing technology
to solve complex business problems of
today and tomorrow.
Partner Management, Program Management, Technical Project Management, Business DevelopmentWork Experience
Director Partner Product Managment
October 2006 -October 2011 (5 years 1 month)
Project Management / Business Development / Solutions
Consultant, encapsulating customer demands for advanced products and solutions.
As Project Manager, planned and executed
innovative products and services for customer and internal company initiatives
alike. As Solutions Consultant, influenced product design features and
formulated message delivery to the Gov’t. As Business Developer, created,
monitored and strengthened strategic relationships with various Gov’t agencies
and key systems integration partners.
contracts and Strategic partner relationships valued at over $500M.
and compiled Technical Proposal volumes for RFID III, $480M IDIQ contract
$2M product line enhancements for ISO 18000-7.
and executed $1M investment for a global tracking product using SATCOM,
GPRS, GPS and RFID.
ISO 18000-7 Infrastructure upgrades and rollouts worldwide.
contract and product management support for RFID II & III contracts.
and managed 3rd party pRFID software integration into Savi
Technical Support and Strategic concepts for RFID III procurement.
Northrop Grumman Information Systems
October 1999 -October 2005 (6 years 1 month)
Program Manager for multiple hardware, software and systems
integration projects in the Williamsburg Automatic Identification Technology (AIT)
center. Instrumental in the establishment and implementation of the software
development guidelines and process improvement plans established for the
- Consistently delivered
accurate, achievable schedules, contract deliverables and total customer
- Provided leadership,
mentoring and career advancement to the software development staff.
- Supervised software
development teams consisting of up to 10 people each.
enhancements to Software Development Process, ultimately achieving SEI
Level 5, CMMI.
- Directed multiple RFID
integration and deployment efforts targeting warehouse and supply chain
activities which improved manpower utilization by 40%
- Standard Army Retail
Supply System (SARSS) - Wi-Fi and
RFID rollout to over 400 sites
- Standard Army
Ammunition System (SAAS ) – Wi-Fi, Mobile Device and RFID to multiple
- Standard Asset
Tracking System (SATS) – Wi-Fi, Mobile Devices and RFID to over 40 sites
- Experienced with
Spiral, Incremental, Waterfall, Prototyping and Agile software development
methodologies, all of which encompass variations of: Systems Design, Test,
Acceptance, Requirements Development, Validation, Resource Allocation,
Schedule, Cost and Project planning.
Program Management / Technical
1997 -1999 (2 years)
- Organized and executed
hardware, software, and solution services for the DOD, USPS and State
government task orders on the AIT II contract.
- Facilitated Technical Support activities for Army, Navy and Marine TES programs
- Engineered and
fabricated holographic scanner installations at
multiple USPS airport mailing centers.
- Planned , supported
and installed multi-warehouse RFDC systems for National Guard in multiple
- Conceptualized Future
Product requirements based on Government end-user feedback.
- Analyzed and
translated product concepts and relayed information to product managers
Systems Analyst / Software
Northrop Grumman Information Systems
1985 -1997 (12 years)
- Created mobile and
desktop applications related to Communication, Logistics and Supply Chains
- Java, Pearl, Python, C,
- 4GL database
environments: Oracle, Webs Sphere and Progress.
- DOS, UNIX, Linux and MS Windows.
- Programmed serial and TCP/IP interfaces for:
- 900Mhz and 2,4Ghz Data Collection devices,
- Active and Passive
radio frequency identification (RFID)tags , mobile and fixed readers,
- Barcode label
printers, Smartcards and various memory devices.
- Established and
directed R&D efforts to incorporate cutting-edge technology, helping establish
as a center of excellence with regards to integrating AIT technologies.
- Key Technology
- Prototyped the
initial Common Access Card (CAC) developed by the DOD community. Initial
fielding in Hawaii
as the MARC program.
- Material Release
Order Control System (MROCS) developed to bring wireless data collection
into SARSS, the US Army supply system. Automated all the warehouse
functions with mobile devices and near real-time information processing.
Vastly improved overall supply operations and readiness.
- Standard Asset
Tracking System (SATS) is being enhanced to encompass the changes and new
requirements, defined by the Air Force supply system personnel. The new
system was deployed to over forty
- Business Process
Server (BPS) linking USAF transportation and USARMY supply systems in
Europe by integrating, testing and evaluating for the Gov’t how to
incorporate the 2D-MSL (PDF417), Optical Memory Card and Active RFID tags
into the DoD’s Global Supply Chain.
BSCS, Computer Science, 1982 -1987, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Technology and Management classes and