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Jake Danishevsky

42 Intervale Road                                                                  Home:             (973) 716 - 7093

Livingston, New Jersey 07039                                               Mobile:            (973) 886 - 8240

New Jersey 07039                                                          


Results oriented IT Professional with experience in analysis, design, development, management, and implementation of complex cross-functional business systems. Proven record in successful relationship management, cross-functional communication management, and conflict resolution. Promoted and supported the use of SDLC methodology. Comprehensive experience in systems development and delivery utilizing client/server technology with multiple relational databases.

Summary of Qualifications

§   Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC), Agile, Spiral, Waterfall, Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
§   Quality Management, Scope Management, Communication Management, Time Management, Integration Management, Resource Management (Onshore, Offshore, Matrix/Functional/Project Structure), Cost Management, Risk Management

§   PowerBuilder, PFC, POWERTOOL, Crystal Reports
§   SYBASE, ORACLE, SQL Server, SQL ANYWHERE, SQL Enterprise Manager, DB Artisan, SQL Programmer  
§   PVCS, Subversion, Object Cycle, ER/WIN, ModelMart, InstallShield
§   WINDOWS, OS/2, Unix
§   HTML, Visual Café, MS Office Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Access), Photoshop

Industry Experience

Benefits Administration (Pension, Claims), Pharmaceutical, Communications, Commercial Equipment (Leasing, Sales), Retail, Financial (Mutual Funds, Trading, Fixed Income Securities)

Professional Experience

Medco, Franklin Lakes, NJ                  September 2009 - January 2010
Senior Operations Analyst/Consultant
§   Contributed to successful deployment of Member Eligibility, Prior Authorization and External Claims data loads for a Major Pharmaceutical Company.
§   Managed load process, documentation and timeline in a very fast-paced environment. Communicated the status to upper management.
§   Achieved success in meeting data formats and enforcing the standards after careful review via Backend Checking and Data Mining. Managed communication process and provided status updates to stakeholders, senior management and the project team. Provided technical expertise and support of release management for production delivery.

Vitech Systems Group Inc., New York, NY        June 2004 - July 2009
Release Manager
§   Successfully standardized and mentored release management process in a high volume Software Development company.
§   Managed the implementation of concurrent high visibility projects in classic object-oriented and self service web based systems for numerous Public and Private Sector clients.
§   Coordinated, managed release level communication in a cross-functional, cross-cultural environment.
§   Provided technical support and relationship management in a delivery oriented environment.

Development Manager
§   Managed cross-functional projects to successful completion.
§   Assumed ownership of development resource allocation and task assignment activities throughout software development life-cycle.
§   Achieved and established communication management as a Liaison between Subject Matter Experts and IT Development Pool.
§   Managed timelines and critical milestones on multiple concurrent projects, parallel instances, and system implementation paths.

PowerMind Technologies Inc, NJ      May 1996 - April 2004
Senior Consultant - Merck
§   Contributed to a successful completion of numerous concurrent projects.
§   Group lead for development, analysis, implementation and support of a high level front end system. Improved performance for RISE, a top level management reporting system, by utilizing object-oriented technology. Achieved development and implementation of Cost Integration system. 

Senior Consultant - Ricoh
§   Led the development of phase two of Ricoh Training System (RTS).
§   Managed enhancements to Equipment and Inventory system.
§   Designed, implemented complex algorithms and functionality to manage and control scheduling conflicts, causing significant improvement in business performance.
§   Mentored users throughout the implementation of the system and provided user training in the UAT stages of the cycle. Achieved successful implementation by utilizing object-oriented technology and SDLC methodology.

Senior Consultant - Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.
§   Managed development, maintenance and production support of three major International Environmental Health, Internal Audit, and Pharmacy auditing systems in cross-functional environment.
§   Improved communication via Relationship Management between onsite, remote users, and the second level support team.
§   Achieved implementation and support by utilizing object-oriented technologies, strong Communication, Scope, and Time management techniques.

Senior Consultant - Schering Plough
§   Implemented Waterfall methodology for numerous systems within the Genetic Toxicology area.
§   Championed Information Gathering, Planning, Data Warehousing Design, Development, Implementation, System Unit, and Regression testing. Success was achieved utilizing object-oriented technology.
§   Applied Communication Management to bridge gaps between Genetic Research Subject Matter Specialists, Business Analysts, Database Administrators, Data Modelers, and Executive Level Management.

Senior Consultant - National Exchange Carrier Association
§   Led development process in the Post Settlement Rewrite System (PSRS) by utilizing SDLC methodology in a cross-functional team environment.
§   Designed and developed class libraries and framework by utilizing object-oriented technology.

Consultant - AT&T Capital
§   Involved in all of the stages of SAGE Leasing and Information Tracking system.
§   SAGE was designed and developed utilizing the latest client-server techniques.
§   Successfully utilized Scope and Time Management techniques.

Consultant - E.M. Warburg Pincus Asset Management
§   Contributed to design, development and implementation of Accounts Inquiry and Management System (AIMS). Assumed ownership of back-end driven processes and performance improvements.
§   Championed design and development of object-oriented system communication and interface functionality with the third party MS Office tools.

Consultant - Bear Stearns
§   Responsible for support of Convertible Bonds Trading System (CVTS).
§   Managed object-oriented system and user support for domestic and international trading desks in a cross-national environment. Successfully improved performance of database processes.

Alliance Capital Management, New York, New York    May 1995 - May 1996
Senior Software Engineer
§   Successfully developed and supported Fixed Income Trading System (FITS). Mentored FITS group in Vendor and Resource management.
§   Assumed the role of an administrator for the system version management.
§   Achieved design, development, and implementation by utilizing object-oriented technology.

ISSC, Carteret, New Jersey            March, 1994 - April, 1995
§   Achieved development of the front-end reporting applications utilizing the latest client-server technology for a Major Supermarket Chain.

Trecom Business Systems Inc., Edison New Jersey    January 1993 - March 1994
§   Build processes for extracting sales call statistical data, reporting the data to vendors and maintaining a Physician Sales Call Support System for a Major Pharmaceutical client.
§   Participated in the development and successful completion of the Central Management and Asset Re-Architecture (CMAR) system for one of the major Brokerage houses. Responsible for all the stages of the system implementation of a Cash Management and Task Maintenance subsystems in the mainframe environment.

Applied Data Technology Inc., Clark New Jersey      June 1989 - January 1993
§   Successfully completed development and implementation of a Networking Interface System for the Financial Trading Industry.
§   Participated in all the stages of a Cash Management Financial System life cycle. The application provided record keeping and account maintenance functions.



New Jersey Institute of Technology    
Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
Newark, New Jersey

Technical Training
PowerBuilder Development Workshop
Oracle Database Administration
C++ Programming
Time Management Workshop
Conflict Management Workshop