Dr. Virgil Cazacu, PMP, CSP

  

Manager, Allolio & Konrad Partnerschaft

Location: Munich, Germany


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

- 12 years in IT / Telecom Area (Managed Services, Value Added Services & Mobile Core development & customizing)
- 9 years in project and program management (2,5 years using Agile Scrum) for telecommunication and software development projects; experienced in managing virtual teams located in different countries / locations
- Trainer for project managers enabling programs for Agile and Waterfall methodologies since 2008
- Senior Software Engineer & System Architect for Java based software solutions also with appliance in telecommunication
- Experienced in GSM/3G+ topics especially integration of Intelligent Networks services (PrePaid, Virtual Private Network (VPN), Ring Back Tone (RBT), Friends and Family (FnF)) into the mobile networks
- Author of several papers and innovations in telecommunication domain

- Tutor for Telecom topics such as Intelligent Networks, GSM

- Trainer for project management topics in Waterfall and Agile Scrum methodologies

Professional Certifications:

- Certified TS Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project 2007 by Microsoft
- Certified ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) V3 Foundation in IT Service Management by EXIN
- Project Management Professional (PMP) by PMI
- Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) by Scrum Alliance
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by Scrum Alliance
- Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Professional
- Certified Java Programmer and Developer for Web Services (SCJP, SCDJWS) by Sun Microsystems
- Certified Project Manager for Small Projects provided by Siemens AG equivalent IPMA class D
- Certified ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 auditor
- Certified Manager of Environmental Management System
- Certified Professional Competence Evaluator

Work experience

Allolio & Konrad, Senior Consultant
November 2011 - Present, Munich, Germany
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Siemens Communications, Media & Technology, IP Networks & Security Portfolio Manager
January 2011 - November 2011, , Romania
- Responsible for the life cycle management of the IP & Security business portfolio - Profit & Loss responsibility for all projects/orders within the business portfolio - Bid management, business case analysis, scope definition, budget definition and management, process definition and improvement - Strategy, concept and set-up for the cloud computing - Innovation activities related to Software as a Service (SaaS) grid for energy domain - Pre-sales activities for IT integration & Security topics

BitDefender, Program Manager / Head of PMO
November 2009 - January 2011, Bucharest, Romania
- Consultant for set-up and implementation of Agile Scrum framework adapted to the organization culture - Ensuring adherence to defined processes as well as driving improvements to established processes to increase further efficiencies and collaboration inside programs/projects - Coaching project managers regarding issues related to project management process and their projects - Responsible for driving on-time delivery of IT security solution oriented programs (like BitDefender Business Solutions) and projects through facilitating collaboration between cross-functional global teams like product delivery, marketing, sales - Provided and managed project plans that include scheduling, costs calculations, identification and analysis of dependencies between projects - Responsible for running Program Management Office (PMO)

Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Value Added Services Project Manager / Group Leader
February 2006 - November 2009, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
- Project Management (Waterfall / Agile Scrum) in the field of telecom services development and consultancy for core mobile (CS, PS, LTE) - Successfully in ramp-up & set-up of large teams as well as new topics acquisition & market research (a complete new department with a maximum of 40 people and NextGen VAS topics) - Trainer for Junior Project Manager Curricula (Methods & Culture) since 2008 - Tutor for Telco courses at Technical University Cluj-Napoca & “Transilvania” University Brasov Software engineering on Java development area (including description of the concepts, analysis & design of the software modules, requirements analyze and description, coding) - Selection of the candidates for different kind of jobs (development, networking, OS support) - Scholarship/Internship programs and student contests concepts (technical themes, selection of the candidates, contribution to the advertisement & leaflets concepts) - Innovation activities in IT & Telecommunication fields

Siemens Program and System Engineering, Team Leader Intelligent Networks & Service Switching Point
January 2004 - January 2006, Vienna, Austria
- Planning of the activities in the field of SSP projects - Project integration, customizing and testing of telecommunication projects, especially Intelligent - Networks projects (SSP part), according to the projects requirements, on EWSD systems - Support for Emergency Situations in real networks on SSP side for different GSM providers - Working with IN services as PrePaidService and Virtual Private Network - Working on Lawful Interception concepts & solution integrations for Intelligent Networks in GSM

Siemens Program and System Engineering, Software Developer
September 2001 - January 2004, Brasov, Romania
- Located in Croatia for more than 8 months - Analyze, design and development of customer specific ISUP patches for EWSD LTGs (Siemens Switching Center) in assembler language - Analyze and design of innovative network management platform named SigmaSIS (Siemens Integrated Gateway for Mobile Access - Service Information System – which extends functionalities of O&M Centers to all types of mobile devices)