Bradley Haynes
  • United States
Member Since: 2003/06/26
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Professional Background
Technical Project Manager
Networld Solutions Inc. Consultant for Children’s Hospital Oakland
November 2013 – April 2014
Managed a team of approximately 20 sub-contractors, responsible for over 3500 desktop deployments required for Epic. Epic is Best of Breed software in the Health Care sector. Continued in a hands on and project managerial role for the Epic roll out with the Children’s Hospital Oakland HIS team and select sub-contractors. Extensive PC imaging with Citrix XenApp and Inventory control primarily for medical PC's and peripherals etc. Resulting in "one of the best implementations of Epic" per more than a few of the Epic implementation experts from the Epic team.
IT Director
Kynded Inc.
October 2012 – October 2013
Lead a diverse team of professionals to new levels in a highly competitive cutting-edge fast-paced industry. Strong technical and business efforts as a result of a track record of more than 15 years of hands-on experience in strategic planning, business unit development, project management, and system engineering strategies. Successfully analyzed the organization's critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities. This develops innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness, increasing revenues and improving customer service offerings. Hands on Systems Admin responsibilities for AWS EC2, S3 and Iam provisioning for our web site (Dev and Prod). As the traffic volume fluctuated I purchased Reserve Instances for a cost savings to provision additional resources. We used DNSmadeEasy for DNS; GitHub for source code repositories and version control. We also used Google Docs for Business which provided us with email and cloud based collaboration utilities and storage. This IT structure gave us the ability to work from anywhere via the Internet.
IT Director
Matches That Matter
May 2011 – October 2012
Enterprise technical resource planning and implementation.
Hands on responsibility for Linux, Windows and Apple server administration. Mac centric desktop mix with Windows 7 & 8. Telecom support for analog and VOIP implementation. NAS – QNAP for Business Continuity. Symform online for DRP.  Establishing industry best practices and standardization of documentation.
Director of Systems
Mills College
November 2009 – November 2011
•      Administrative, technical and budgetary responsibility for planning, design, installation and maintenance of the server systems.  Implemented cloud and virtualization initiatives resulting in the reduction of cost and staffing needs.
•      Provided direction on policies for standardization of the organization’s Linux and Windows systems hardware and software. Creating an atmosphere for knowledge transfer and staff mentoring.
•      Visionary implementation of best of breed Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and more importantly, restoration of systems testing. IT systems uptime 99.999 and fail over assurance.
Information Technology Administrator
Daja International LLC
August 2008 – October 2009
Linux / Windows – Systems Engineer, Database Design/Administration [MySQL], Web Master, Telecom Administrator.  Hired local IT contractors when needed for large projects, such as moving our corporate HQ. Consistently implemented projects under budget.
SMB Solutions Inc.
June 2007 – July 2008
Directed and managed information technology strategic plans, policies and programs for data processing, computer services, network communications, and management information services to accomplish corporate goals and objectives.
Prepared enterprise objectives and budgets to facilitate the orderly and efficient capture, storage, processing, and dissemination of information.
Review and approve major contracts for information technology services and equipment certifying adherence to our IT Architectural Framework.
Ensured the security of the information systems, communication lines, and equipment.
Responsible for the development, review, and certification of all back-up and disaster recovery procedures and plans.
Chief Operations Officer
Hobson Computer Service - an SMB Solutions company
February 2007 – May 2007
Built and maintained a first class management team and ensured that remuneration packages were appropriate.
Directed the creation of appropriate systems for monitoring group performance against plans and budgets to make certain objective were on track.
Ensured that operating objectives and standards of performance are not only understood but owned by management and employees facilitating success.
Oversaw effective systems of controls for regulatory compliance.
Database Architech
Hobson Computer Service - an SMB Solutions company
October 2006 – February 2007
MySQL and MSSQL Server design and development.
Database Developer
Enable Networks
August 2006 – February 2007
Projects include - Development of Enterprise DB application using MySQL and PHP. Conceptual to physical modeling. Use case models for workflow analysis. Test and deployment. DBA duties to fine tune and optimize tables, indexes and queries and set up maintenance plans.
Systems Engineer/Consultant
Binary Analytics Laboratory
March 2000 – May 2006
Highlighted projects have included IT architectural framework design for Tribal governmental infrastructure. SQL schema and optimization for SQL Server interface into the TIBCO Enterprise Application Integration middleware. Application development for a Web based CRM service; Intranet and Internet surveys, used COTS product and providing extensive modification per the clients’ specs.
Senior Software Analyst ll
Jackson Rancheria Casino and Hotel
July 2002 – March 2006
•      Requirements engineering, UML (use case and scenario description), OO analysis and design; GUI architecture, integration and testing, used Microsoft Project for project definition, planning and monitoring. Which, improved our responsiveness for our clients.
•      ITIL Service Management adherence for industry standard practices, to facilitate process controls making certain SLA’s were met.
•      Statistical analysis and architecture/information system benchmarking to give us an understanding of what we need to obtain our goals.
•      Developed methodologies for data access, data analysis, data mapping, and data transformation to support our DBA’s.  
•      Deployment and utilization of decision support tools for management decision processes.
•      Rational Unified Process and Agile Management for Software Engineering.
•      Extensive multi-platform, and integration skills to reduce implementation cost.

Senior Network Administrator II, Third Tier Help Desk Administrator

•      Built Helpdesk and Network Operation Center from concept to implementation creating a tiered support system.
•      Directed staff of 17 supporting over 2500 employees.
•      Developed reports, studies and trend analysis for decision support systems for the Executive team.
•      Implemented Remote Assistance Service (RAS) methodology achieving a 37% reduction in labor cost in less than a year.
•      Increased the Tech productivity 17% via mentoring program and OJT.
•      Established a solid CRM methodology with an emphasis on customer service, to reduce inherent Tech arrogance.
SQA Engineer
AlterEgo Networks (acquired by Macromedia)
May 2000 – April 2001
•      As Wireless Content QA Specialist, designed and implemented test suites for manual and automated verification and validation of the wireless content adaptation infrastructure, services and products for the development team.
•      Used white box and black box methodology, to facilitate delivery of web content to wireless device form factors for the pervasive Internet, to make sure our technology is in compliance with all protocols.
•      Developed a Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for the SQA department. Created FAQ database and user interface for Transcoding HTML to WML utilizing Rational's Clear Quest software for the front end and Oracle on the back end for training and knowledge transfer.
•      Conducted extensive WAP Research and Development with a focus on wireless phones with Internet functionality. Performed Metrics gathering and analysis of wireless Internet devices in the USA and Europe providing Developer guidelines for compatibility.
•      Trained our staff and Aether Systems SQA Engineers (a strategic partner) in our Quality Assurance methodology, via written presentations and emails resulting in successful projects.
Ferris State University
University of California, Berkeley
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Achievement Snapshots

•      Directed the strategic shift to Server Virtualization and adaptation of a hybrid Cloud initiative for Systems Engineering.
•      Visionary implementation of best of breed Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and more importantly, restoration of systems testing.
•      Global leadership and vision which developed strategic direction tactics to realize revenue and earnings growth and increased shareholder value.
•      Vigorous cost cutting strategies to reduce overhead by 28% and redirect savings toward infrastructure improvements.
•      Replaced cost prohibitive services and products as well as the elimination of unnecessary redundancies realizing increased profits.
•      Re-defined business intelligence rules and streamlined workflow processes to minimize workflow learning curves.

Specialties: Strategic Planning
•      Budget Administration      
•      Client and Vendor Management       
•      Team Leadership - Staff Development       
•      Mission Critical Support  Leadership
•      Change Management  Coordination
•      Financial Planning and Strategy
•      Supports Innovation

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Current: Level 8
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