Though Leader - Edward McCorick

Edward McCormick’s Summary

Project Executive: Manage all technical logistics, solution development, and project teams involving large-scale implementations and multi-location installation customizations of technology systems, wireless network technologies, and assorted hardware across multiple platforms. Supervised project managers and coordinators in providing conception-to-launch direction, overseeing high-level requirements gathering and project costing/budgeting, design, milestones, workflows, scheduling, resource allocation, and deliverables.

Program Manager: Expanded market penetration by leading business development and project management of nationwide installations/integrations/customizations. Engineered project/cost solutions for customers, created proposals.

Systems Manager: Lead the startup of Kmart’s new hardware and software deployment center and managed daily operations, projects, budgets, and personnel. Interfaced with various department leaders to evaluate and align new technology with strategic business objectives/initiatives. Supervised ten-member, in-house team of project managers and network technology specialists and 150 implementation specialist contractors. In charge of creating, documenting, and reviewing responses to RFPs and RFIs sent to service providers and evaluated, selected, managed relationships with, and oversaw all deliverables provided by these partners.

Manager of Projects: Developed System Applications. Responsible for managing Project Managers, Account Managers and Application Developers. Member of the Quality Assurance Process Improvement Team whose responsibility was to design and develop various automated application testing programs. Created and executed Quality Assurance processes for software developed.


Edward McCormick’s Experience

  • Project Consultant

    Network Technology Solutions

    (Computer & Network Security industry)

    February 2007Present (4 years )

    Provide leadership to company’s Telecommunication/Security system projects. Created and maintained various technical documents supporting customer’s project needs.

  • Project Executive

    CrossCom National, LLC

    (Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry)

    March 2005February 2007 (2 years )

    Provided costing for large scale hardware/network installation projects in the retail industry. Responsible for all aspects of multiple projects from project conception through project end including task execution and budget. Liaison to customers POC and various project groups within CrossCom.

  • Program Manager

    American Systems Corporation

    (Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry)

    April 2002March 2005 (3 years )

    Managed day-to-day operations of major national installation projects. Currently hold Top Secret Security Clearance for the Department of Defense.

  • Systems Manager

    Kmart Corporation

    (Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Information Technology and Services industry)

    March 1998October 2001 (3 years 8 months)

    - Responsible for managing Kmart’s corporate deployment center comprised of over 150 Kmart employees and contractors and over 300 field technicians.
    -Responsible for leading, motivating, and mentoring Kmart associates, team managers, project leaders, including annual evaluations, and leading contractors to successful completion of multiple hardware and software deployment projects.
    - Responsible for managing over $250 million of hardware, software, and services.
    - Responsible for managing all technology hardware and software deployment activities for approximately 2200 facilities. Includes management of both infrastructure changes such as LAN/WAN installations as well as retail industry cutting-edge technology such as wireless communications and hardware.
    - Responsible for large-scale vendor management, including RFP and RFI creation, vendor evaluation, selection, and contract negotiation.
    - Proven track record in managing projects for on-schedule quality delivery.

  • Manager of Projects

    AW Computer Systems, Inc

    (Public Company; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry)

    March 1983March 1998 (15 years 1 month)

    - Managed technical staff performing software maintenance operations including help desk support.
    - Managed work and activities of Account Managers. Ensured customer satisfaction of AW products and services.
    - Responsible for building and managing the Quality Assurance and Testing organizations. Developed test processes and procedures, scripts, and product approval criteria.
    - Managed AW’s support activities during the deployment of point-of-sale products to major retailers in North America.
    - Designed and developed point-of-sale applications on IBM’s 4680/4690 store products.

  • Programmer

    Whelan Associates

    (Information Technology and Services industry)

    19791983 (4 years )


Edward McCormick’s Education

  • Villanova University

    Project Management 20072008

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    Project Management for IS/IT Professionals...
    Mastering Project Management...
    Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep...
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