Specially recruited to lead business transformation of IT Infrastructure and Security consulting solutions for multiple Resource industries in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany.
- Championed the advancement of cybersecurity and IT infrastructure solutions as a cross-functional program and team leader.
- Spearheaded a large-scale transformation of back-office services and security to enable improved services to 1.3M consumers.
- Realised comprehensive alignment of requirements and capabilities for IT and business stakeholders for one of Europe’s largest energy companies.
Consulting Project Experience (excerpt)
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Interim Head of International Infrastructure-Architecture Management
RWE IT GmbH
May 2016 – March 2017
Interim Manager of the „International Infrastructure Architecture Management“ team within RWE IT, the captive IT provider of the RWE Group. Coordination of the internationally distributed infrastructure architecture team. Functional lead of the local team of seven infrastructure architects at the Group headquarters. Alignment of current infrastructure requirements and solutions across country borders and business areas, in cooperation with Applications and Security Architecture functions within Group IT. Development and supporting the implementation of the future Group IT infrastructure, especially in regard of aligning current IT trends (Cloud – Everything as a Service) with the business imperatives and further development of the overall Group.
Coordination of IT Innovation topics of the Group with various IT vendors and service providers, in conjunction with the Innovation Center of the Group.
Transition Lead Back-Office Services & Security – Infrastructure Outsourcing Project
German Electricity Utilities Provider
March 2015 – November 2015
Project lead for solution implementation and service transition of Back Office Services (Active Directory, PKI, File and Print Services) as part of an Applications and Infrastructure Outsourcing engagement of a German electricity and gas utilities provider. Validation and further specification of the solution design, setup of the services within the target architecture, ramp-up of the operations teams in Bratislava and Warsaw. Transfer of services from the incumbent provider, alignment of the required steps and measures with the customer representatives as well as initiation of the service governance and reporting in line with industry standards such as ITIL, COBIT and CMMI.
Comprehensive consulting and support of all involved programme areas on the topics of IT Security and protection of customer and client data, including the development and implementation of measures necessary to achieve the agreed level of protection.