Fahmy - MS Office - Toronto, ON, Canada

Marie Fahmy

Toronto, ON, Canada


MS Office


Ms. Project, Excel, and Word 2010

Work History

IT Senior Project Manager


November 2012 - September 2013

A 4 million dollars project was funded to install SAN/NAS storage in two different DataCenters.

• Completed successfully the installation of the EMC Isilon at two Datacenters on schedule and budget. Installed/upgraded windows server at each location to manage the storage.
• Completed the capacity uplifting discovery for all applications that would be migrating to the new Datacenter between 2013 and 2014.
• Migrated applications successfully and controlled the design plans for all applications to be migrated.
• Controlled and managed risk, issue logs and compliance.
• Conducted walk-through with stakeholders, managed post implementation review and identified lessons learned.

IT Technical Project Manager

IBM Canada/Rogers Communications and Manulife Accounts

September 2009 - November 2012

Avaya Modular Messaging/IP Phone Office
This project was initiated to provide a simple unified communications and collaboration solution, which delivers a seamless experience for voice, video, and mobility regardless of the device.

• Completed all milestones on schedule and on budget
• Managed the Vendor (Bell Canada) to install new circuits.
• Completed the lessons learned document and received good feedback from the Sponsor.

Performance Environment Load Injectors and physical Infrastructure
Develop and deploy load injectors to measure the performance of the WEB SSP ATG CORE application and its downstream-integrated applications.

• This was a troubled project that was handed over from a previous PM. Prepared a solid plan that was approved by the Client and brought the project back on track
• Monitored the project's deliverables, maintained issue logs and resolution schedule dates.
• Completed the delivery of all services within schedule and under budget.
• Controlled and managed risk and compliance.
• Managed operational hand-off of deliverables and ensured project resources are re-deployed.

Data Center Application Migration/ Infrastructure server OS upgrades.
This 2.5M Project was initiated to reduce the power consumption at the Data Center by moving all Infrastructure/application servers and upgrade all out-dated servers.

• Planned and managed to successful completion of the project to consolidate, migrate and virtualized the infrastructure, Chassis/Blades, Application server workloads, Network switch, VTL and Disaster Recovery related assets.
• Managed the testing of each application that would be moved to the new DataCenter.
• Upgraded infrastructure servers with the latest OS and patches.

Oracle Database Migration from Old SAN Frame to EMC DMX4 5955 frame
This project was initiated to move the Oracle Database for several business applications from the Old SAN Frame to a newer one. Ensure that the...

IT Project Lead/System Analyst

Exchange Disaster Recovery Planning Project

September 2006 - September 2009

Exchange Capacity Planning/Exchange Disaster Recovery Planning Project
Increase the archiving capabilities of the Exchange environment. Design and implement Disaster Recovery Planning.

• Increased the capacity of the mailing system by migrating data from the old SAN to a new NetApp 3070.
• Implemented new archiving cluster servers, new disaster recovery server that would use the RecoverPoint technology to replicate the data providing drastically improved Business Continuity capabilities, as well as post disaster restoration capabilities designed to overcome issues identified during previous DR tests.
• Mitigated risk and ensured compliance through rollback mechanism.

CityTV Migration to Rogers Network Project
Integrated the CityTV Infrastructure environment and migrated all users to Rogers' network.

• Installed two new Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP, Wins and Data servers.
• Migrated users from CityTV to Rogers.
• Mitigated risk and ensured compliance through rollback mechanism.

Servers Refresh/Upgrade
This project was initiated to upgrade all outdated servers or replace them with new ones. Performed servers' upgrade from Windows 2000 to Windows 2003.

• Migrated applications from old servers to new ones. Converted selected application servers from physical to virtual.
• Mitigated risk and ensured compliance through rollback mechanism.

RBS Acquisition and migration to Rogers Network
Migrate RBS network to Rogers network

• Created the project plan according to the SOW and provided the cost estimates.
• Acted as primary point of escalation for major project issues.
• The project was delivered in time and within budget.

IT Project Consultant

TDBANK Financial

October 2003 - September 2006

This project was initiated to migrate users from Notes to Exchange 2003 for TDWealth and TDSecurities.
• Acted as the single point of contact between the department and the clients.
• Developed new processes for Helpdesk to improve the efficiency of resolving problems.
• Upgraded the Messaging relay server

System Integrator


October 2002 - October 2003

• Managed the windows migration project and BES servers' implementation.
• Consulted with customers regularly to identify needs.
• Prepared reports on department activities for executive management.
• Identified and prioritized system requirements and enhancements.
• Provided significant support in areas such as research and feasibility studies.
• Continuously worked to improve standards and processes.

System Integrator

Ministry of Finance

October 2000 - September 2002

• Resolved a history of problematic network failure by troubleshooting LAN/WAN connections between multiple stores for a regional retail chain.
• Managed the Right Fax implementation, Security token (RSA), Cisco and PIX configure.
• Corrected server configuration problems, wrote scripts to ensure smooth server/reboot functioning, and assisted with a variety of Linux-based inquiries and concerns.
• Replaced major manufacturer's vulnerable network with robust security through joint architecture of firewall and DHCP.
• Stabilized, expanded and protected client network and PC environment. Built new file servers to maximize Web hosting, terminal server, file/print sharing and domain control performance

Technical Skill
• Applications: Proficient usage Ms-Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, WordPerfect, Notes.
• Network Infrastructure: Cisco routers, Switches, Firewalls and Checkpoint Firewalls, LAN/WAN.
• Client/Server environments: Windows server 2003, Domain Controller, LDAP, Group Policy Object, Exchange 2003, Blackberry, Citrix, Vmware ESX 3.51. Exposure to Microsoft Identity Management, Unix (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX), eTrust Single Sign-on.


IT Project Manager

Applications migration, server upgrades, VMware and all infrastructure project.

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