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Gokhan Canpolat

Project Manager & Business Analyst (Waterfall & Agile Scrum) | Infrastructure Rollout & Migration

Profileimage by Gokhan Canpolat Project Manager & Business Analyst (Waterfall & Agile Scrum)  | Infrastructure Rollout & Migration from Basel
  • 4051 Basel Freelancer in Switzerland
  • Graduation: Post secondary MIS
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: not provided
    All-in rate depending on project location-duration and scope
  • Languages: German (first language) | English (business fluent) | French (business fluent) | Turkish (first language)
  • Last update: 15.11.2018
Profileimage by Gokhan Canpolat Project Manager & Business Analyst (Waterfall & Agile Scrum)  | Infrastructure Rollout & Migration from Basel
ITPM English - April 2018
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Result focused Senior Project Manager and Business Analyst with experience in executing global technically complex projects, leading international teams, organizing complex IT departments, providing governance, leadership and expertise across the business and technology range.


02/2018 - 05/2018 ETL Data Migration of GxP relevant Documents from IBM Lotus Notes to new DMS, Decommissioning of Server. Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland & Austria
GxP relevant migration and decommissioning project for a manufacturing site Austria.
Objective is to remediate the operational recovery risk by migrating the obsolete Lotus Notes databases (SOP/GOP) to the new Documentum DMS, archive other relevant DBs to the Enterprise Archive and decommission the obsolete Lotus Notes and Windows Server 2003.


08/2017 - 03/2018 Create a Security Service and Implement a Passive Monitoring Tool in the Manufacturing Area (RFI/RFP). Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland
Workstream Lead in a globalen Security Remediation Program with two main activities: 

1. Qualify and rollout of a passive monitoring and anomaly detection tool in manufacturing sites within the operational technology area 2. Lead the development of a temporary asset management software tool for OT systems at manufacturing sites
02/2017 - 07/2017 EDI Project Manager and Product Owner ; Integration of B2B Partners into Business Process via EDI, Stepcom GmbH, Switzerland
05/2016 – 02/2017: Migration (ETL) of millions of documents from various leagcy platforms to new DMS & Storage, Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland & Poland
Stream Lead of MCoE “Migration Center of Excellence” as part of the “Simply Core Program“ with global impact and 70k users. The objective of the program was to reduce the operating and licensing costs by 30 million USD per year and harmonize the DMS by migrating 

My responsibility within the MCoE was to develop the processes and tools for migrations, validate the processes and execute the migrations, in alignment and cooperation with the stakeholders and users in different regions globally.
06.2015 - 05.2016 Create Client Life Cycle Agility and an Automated Testing Service, Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland & Spain & Poland
Technical project manager with 2 workstreams.
1. Define an agile approach of qualifing and validating a computer Operating Systems and reduce the overhead of engineering and remediation works of these client upgrade projects.

2. Lead the creation of an “Automated Compatibility Testing Service” to automatically and periodically test functionalities of enterprise Web applications. Develop technical and business-related processes to onboard, execute and maintain client/web applications in this testing environement.
02.2015 - 04.2015 Retro-fit of Datacenter and Re-Qualification of vBlock, Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland & USA
Planning and defining approach for the consolidation of 6 datacenters, with the focus on a positive business case. Consolidation includes virtualization and/or migration of 240 applications, reduction of 32 servers, consolidation of infrastructure services and decommissioning of 3 data center.
02.2015 - 03.2015 Asset / CMDB Migration and On Boarding, Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland & USA & Czech Republic
PM for migration of CI (configuration items) from legacy to a new present Asset Management Tool. CIs were hardware, software, supporter groups, change implementers and approvers. 
09/2014 - 02/2015: Transition of partners’ datacenter and application migration to new datacenter and on-boarding to operations, Pharma/Life Science, Schweiz & USA
Transition and integration of partners’ datacenters and applications into new datacenter and on-boarding to operations, in alignment with the global datacenter strategy, by retrofitting and satisfying GxP relevant quality and security requirements.
09/2014 - 11/2014 Upgrade of Building Access Control Swstem and its IT Infrastructure (IBM Wintel), Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland
07/2014 - 08/2014: Support and Ensure Implementation of new ITIL Processes, Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland
Project manager in the big program to overview and support all 9 underpinning projects about onboarding new IT tools and processes.
06/2013 - 05/2014: Plan the Next Generation WLAN (Wireless LAN) , Pharma/Life Science, Switzerland
Responsible for planning and executing the “Next Generation WLAN” Proof of Concept project.  The scope was to plan the replacement and enhancement of the legacy wireless backend by considering the upcoming user and business needs supported by a strong service design and SLAs as well as implementing a life cycle management.                                                              Deliverables:                                                            
08/2012 - 04/2013: Integrate new Infrastructure and Build IT Service. Gazprom GmbH, Istanbul & Berlin
Infrastructure project manager in an upgrade and transition project, for a german based company’s subsidiary in Istanbul, in the energy sector. Responsible for upgrade of entire ICT infrastructure, including but not limited to Datacenter, Client Infrastructure, Network, IT Governance and Service Management.
07/2008 - 07/2012 European Union Program Support Office. GIZ (GTZ), Cyprus & Brussels
IT Manager and Key Expert at the EUPSO (European Union Program Support Office) providing long term project services to the European Commission in a 259 Mio Euro development project to encourage the Turkish-Cypriot Community and economy.
Main responsibility: ensuring optimal fulfilment of all contractual ICT deliverables, with focus on business continuity and pro-active identification of possible problems and solutions, under consideration of the available budgetary framework and the applicable procurement rules. 
07/2006 - 05/2008 Upgrade and Manage Server and Network Infrastructure. Sostmeier Logistics, France & Germany
Developed and delivered high quality IT Service Management. Created multi-layer networks, set-up and managed connections to partners and clients, delivered ICT resources to branch offices. Administered server farms, designed and configured IT security solutions.
05/2004 - 08/2006 Define and Implement an EDI Environment and its Business Processes. Sostmeier Logistics, France & Germany
Successfully designed and built EDI System (Electronic Data Interchange), created workflows and integrated international partners with heterogeneous IT platforms into own business processes leading in optimization of Supply Chain Management. Coordinated EDI partners in order to identify needs and EDI data standards.




Many years of project managent and business analyst experience in various countries i.e. Switzerland, Germany, Hongrie, Turkey, Cyprus, France, Poland, Spain.
On-site work for couple of months as well as entire or partial remote work is possible, depending on agreement.


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