Orlando L.

Consultant

280 dollar
Freelancer
15 years
Cambridge, UNITED STATES

My experience

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Galaxy Weblinks IncMay 2018 - Present

I am working as a business development manager at Galaxy Weblinks Inc- a complete IT solution firm operating in India and the US. Company banks on my expertise for Sales & Business Development Activities, Planning, Implementation, and Financial Management.

My responsibilities at Galaxy Weblinks Inc:

- Connecting with potential clients, establishing rapport, understanding their needs.
- Identifying sales leads and pitching services to new clients.
- Preparing quotes and proposals.
- Maintaining a good working relationship with new as well as old clients.
- Preparing and managing new marketing and business development strategies.
- Finding and developing new markets.
- Representing the company in conferences, meetings, and industry events.
- Helping team members develop their skills.
- Creating goals for the business development team and ensuring that they are achieved.

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Independent ConsultantFebruary 2013 - Present

I am an independent business technology professional working with nationwide as well as multinational organizations. After a successful career as an IT professional, now I work with different companies as an independent consultant. Using my skills and experience in the business technology area, I offer relevant IT solutions that can help my clients reach their business goals.

As an independent consultant to various organizations, I have worked on industry and market assessment, product launch, customer journey mapping, go-to-market strategy development, and more. I have helped enterprises make key business decisions by understanding their needs and acting as a strategic partner to executives.

My ability to develop connections between cross-functional teams allows me to establish a smooth implementation of IT policies and procedures. In all my projects, I am able to create a team spirit throughout the organization, in order to align the IT team well with other departments. Besides, I have also helped my clients in improving customer service by suggesting the state of the art technology solutions and creating a work-friendly & cooperative environment at the workplace.
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Werner EnterprisesFebruary 2016 - April 2018

As a Senior IT Consultant, I participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, and deployment. Leading an agile software team, I consult the company on design, implement, and maintain web applications in a highly collaborative environment.

I am responsible for providing, technical vision, direction, and prioritization for the team. As a senior software consultant, I supervise the manager on developing and managing technology roadmaps and continuously innovate and strategize to make software applications more resilient.

I assist the in-house technical team with:
- Building Java applications and hosting on Bluemix Platform.
- Maintaining IBM infrastructures like MQ and Websphere Application Server.
- Implementing SDLC best practices and Agile methods.
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Benchmark ElectronicsJanuary 2010 - January 2013

Information Technology Operations Manager
As IT Operations Manager, I was responsible for the day to day management of the IT Network and Operations Team. I provided deployment and operations support for firewalls, wired & wireless LAN, infrastructure services, VPN's
and wide area networks. I managed IT practices across all IT disciplines and helped the company develop a strategic framework for IT operations to meet business standards.

My work responsibilities included:
- Keeping up with IT and security trends.
- Coaching and leading IT staff.
- Providing guidance on expectations (Goals) and performance.
- Managing Hybrid Cloud technology.
- Providing monthly IT reports to CTO.
- Ensuring software licensing laws are followed.

- Regularly checking on the network and data security.
- Managing documentation for network, systems, infrastructure designs and installation processes.
- Maintaining and enhancing disaster recovery plans to protect company assets.
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AvnetJuly 2006 - December 2009

I started my career in the industry as a support technician at a manufacturing unit. There I managed the configuration, installation, and maintenance of all computer systems and was also responsible for the purchasing of IT equipment. I managed different workstations including, storage, backups, and data center. I also managed Linux and Windows Servers.
I was mainly responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of systems and helping people with technical matters. My work domain included troubleshooting system and network problems, taking care of software issues, and providing procedural documentation and relevant reports

My stack

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Software Development Life Cycle, maintenance, communication skills, LAN/WAN > LAN, Enterprise Resource Planning, Manager, Microsoft Windows, industry~it, a business development, develop connections, managed the configuration, day to day management of the IT Network and Operations Team, Customer Journey Mapping, marketing and business development, develop their skills, IT Operations Manager, Information Technology Operations Manager, a support technician, Web Application Development, managed different workstations, managed IT practices, develop a strategic framework, a strategic partner, Senior Software Consultant, managed complete project, Website Design, IT Consultant, Independent consultant, application support, IBM WebSphere Application Server, Information Technology, a consultant, Operations Support, LinkedIn, IT Support Technician, a Senior IT Consultant, Product Launch, Network Management > Network Administration, Business Development Manager, Information Technology Consultant

Analysis methods and tools

Agile Methodology, Requirements Analysis

ERP&CRM

ERP

IT Infrastructure

VPN, Linux

Others

Business Development, SDLC, Technical Design, Troubleshooting

Technologies

Software Development

My education and trainings

- PROFESSIONAL SCRUM MASTER

Bachelor of Science - University of Phoenix