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CHARLES POLLYDORE

90 Sunset Drive h (516) 489-8921 c (516) 236-1798


Hempstead, New York 11550 cpa9cdda@w
estpost.net

OBJECTIVE Seeking job opportunities in an environment which will allow me to uti


lize my skills and training in the areas of Technology Management.
PROFESSIONAL Determine user requirements for projects Completed relocations of
100,000+ interdepartmental users for major Wall Street firms for
HIGHLIGHTS over a ten-year period within budgetary con
straints and minimal downtime. IMAC
300,000 Desktops and delivered infrastructure for over 500,000 devices
Integral team member responsible for the management, installation, support and
maintenance of (215) technology rooms including Data Centers
Implemented User Acceptance Testing Policy utilized across the firm and reduced
post relocation trouble calls by 98%
Analyzed equipment and provided cost saving recommendation of approximately $20
0,000
Experience in the design and implementation of infrastructure for Local Area Ne
tworks and Wide Area Networks
Integral member of the firm's Business Continuity Plan for 9/11 disaster
Completed crisis management center on time and within budget
Recipient of the Nexus Award for completing relocation projects on time, within
budget and minimum interruption and/or risk to the business
Presented with the Workplace Technology Implementation Outstanding Achievement A
ward
PROFESSIONAL MORGAN STANLEY, Inc., New York, NY 2008-2009
EXPERIENCE Project Manager - Hudson Communication
* Relocation of 2500+ trading and non-trading positions across the campus
* Decommissioning of several client floors across the campus after completion of
migration project
* Tracked technology budget, project schedule and provided weekly status update
to team members and upper management
* Manage multiple infrastructure projects to include server, storage and networ
k hardware installation
* Data center/Technology Rooms CAT5,fiber optic cabling and cross connection exp
ansion projects
GOLDMAN SACHS Inc., New York, NY 2002-2008
Project Manager - MPL Systems
* Completed technology build out and implementation of crisis center for disast
er recovery
* Functioned as integral member of the project team that completed the infrastru
cture build out of 39 floors - 30 Hudson Tower
* Project managed the relocation of 30,000 positions (approx. 150,000 devices) a
s part of company migration from six locations into 30 Hudson Tower
* Created project scope by working with clients and related project teams
* Coordinated technology project meetings with clients and various technology te
ams for the commissioning and decommissioning of three sites including data cent
ers
CHARLES POLLYDORE
Implementation/Relocation Coordinator
1997-2002
* Created relocation plan for trading and non-trading environments
* Completed and tested network data/fiber cross connections in a rack and stack
Cisco environment for Data Center servers and client desktops
* Interviewed, trained and managed contract technical employees for relocation p
rojects.
* Conducted trouble shooting and resolved all client issues related to relocatio
n
* Implemented knowledge base regarding data networking for Voice Communications
group
MERRILL LYNCH, New York, NY 1996-1997
Project Manager - MPL Systems
* Telecommunication needs of the data center and managing Partners in Trading, A
rbitrage, Security Sales and Investment Research
* Implementation and maintenance of data circuits
* Coordination of Market Data implementation
* Provided fault isolation and escalation of problems associated with various te
chnologies to the appropriate vendors
* Successfully managed the relocation of telephone equipment and conversion from
Key Systems to Digital for approximately 1,200 users
MORGAN STANLEY, New York, NY 1995-1996
Communications Analyst - MPL Systems
* Received market data and cross connect information from IT group; organized an
d issued ECs, for installation
* Ensured fiber connectivity for 200+ high speed LAN connections for technology
rooms and data Centers
* Directed electrical contractors regarding installation of wiring closets and c
ommunication rooms
* Ensured horizontal cabling for non-trading and trading floors were in place an
d tested to design for occupancy of new building
* Interfaced with logistic and IT team during de-install and install of equipmen
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EDUCATION New York Institute of Technology - Nassau County, NY
1994
BSC, Telecommunication Management
24 credits towards MBA/MIS
1994-1997
COMPUTER MS Project, Microsoft Office, Access, QuickBooks
LICENSE FCC Central Radio Telephone License #025327
1994
(Lifetime Certificate)
MEMBERSHIP Project Management Institute
2008-present
CERTIFICATION PMP Certification (in progress)