Head of IT Security and Operational Risk @ Sainsbury's Bank
IT Risk, Process and Governance Manager @ Standard Life
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Senior IT Risk Manager and Technology specialist with significant Risk, Governance and Technical leadership spanning: IT Change and Operation Risk management and Assurance; Cross platform technology strategy and architecture; IT Operations and Service Management; budget management; and project management. Strong communication skills, having written and presented to both technical and non-technical audiences up to and including Executive
Senior IT Risk Manager and Technology specialist with significant Risk, Governance and Technical leadership spanning: IT Change and Operation Risk management and Assurance; Cross platform technology strategy and architecture; IT Operations and Service Management; budget management; and project management. Strong communication skills, having written and presented to both technical and non-technical audiences up to and including Executive level.
• Implemented and managed IT Processes and Corporate IT Governance (based upon ITIL and Cobit frameworks) spanning IT Change and Operational activities to manage group wide IT Risk profile
• Defined and implemented multi-national Technology Architecture, delivering reductions in distinct implementations of technology
• Established greenfield IT environment including full process, controls and installation of equipment
• Identified and implemented Software licence savings, reducing multi-million pound costs by 10%
• Managed Technology teams responsible for delivery of 24 x 7 operation and support of IT
• Implemented first fully systems managed Mainframe storage site in Scotland (one of the first in Europe)
• Developed automated software testing framework and tests for applications and software
Head of IT Security and Operational Risk @ From June 2015 to Present (7 months) IT Risk, Process and Governance Manager @ Responsible for Group wide Corporate IT Governance and IT Risk Management within Standard Life. This included the definition, delivery and assurance of IT Policy compliance across the Group, based on the ITIL Process and Cobit control frameworks.
Perfromed assessment and assurance on emerging IT Risk topics for potential implications across the group, delivering briefings for executive audiences. Recent examples include: the risks of Cloud technologies on the provision of service in a Financial Services environment; and the top IT Risks faced by Financial Services organisations.
Accountable for processes and controls covering how we set technology direction (strategy), identifying technical options available (architecture) through to the capacity we need to support our business needs and the integrity of our IT infrastructure configuration.
Consulted on Digital platform controls which impact customer experience, including availability, performance and recoverability. From June 2009 to May 2015 (6 years) Edinburgh, United KingdomTechnology, Strategy and Planning Manager @ Responsible for Standard Lifes Enterprise Technology Architecture.
Responsibilities included delivery of long term technology roadmap and budget plans (5 year) for all technology platforms spannig the server, storage, desktop, network and telephony domains
Implemented group wide controls for current and future state view of core, common and distinct technologies across the group of companies From July 2008 to June 2009 (1 year) Lead Server Architect @ Responsible for cross platform server architecture spanning Disk Storage and Mainframe, Intel. Midrange server platforms.
Implemented controls for governing techonology direction, acquisition, currency and capacity based around the Cobit framework
Led multi-million pound software contract negotiation resulting in a £2m reduction in operating costs From July 2004 to July 2008 (4 years 1 month) Edinburgh, United KingdomMainframe team leader @ Managed a team of 13 systems programmers responsible for Mainframe installation, configuration and support across the hardware, operating system and all subsystems
Responsible for multi-million pound software licensing contract, including day to day management and contract negotiation From April 1999 to July 2004 (5 years 4 months) Senior Systems Programmer @ Managed upgrade of Mainframe operating system and associated software
Reviewed and revised Mainframe software licensing, achieving £200k p.a. license savings From January 1998 to April 1999 (1 year 4 months) Edinburgh, United KingdomSenior Systems Programmer @ Primary technical support for the MVS operating system and all subsystems covering multiple outsourced customers
Performed transition of customer systems between sites with no impact to customer services
Provided backup technical support for VM From October 1994 to January 1998 (3 years 4 months) Glasgow, United KingdomMainframe team leader @ Manage the Mainframe team responsible for the MVS operating system and all subsystems installation configuration and maintenance.
As the site was a Greenfield site led the designed and build of Mainframe environment covering Hardware, Software and most operational processes
Implemented the first fully SMS managed site in Scotland (one of the first in Europe), utilizing DFSMS and DFHSM for full Tape Management – reducing operational costs for tape managemen From August 1990 to October 1994 (4 years 3 months) Dundee, United KingdomSystems Programmer @ Part of the IBM Early Support programme for implementation of Australia's first 3090-600 Mainframe
Supported and maintained multiple mainframe environments and software across dual sites
Installed MVS operating system, all subsystems and associated software
Implemented partitioning technology (PR/SM) reducing machine time required for software testing
Developed automated Quality Assurance programs for testing Mainframe operating system and related software
Implemented IBM 3390 Controllers and 3990 DASD
Automated machine operations using Netview and bespoke local procedures
Developed utility programs and exits in Assembler, APL and Cobol From August 1985 to June 1990 (4 years 11 months) IT Operational support @ From October 1983 to August 1985 (1 year 11 months) Senior Computer Operator @ From February 1983 to October 1983 (9 months) IT Operator @ From October 1982 to February 1983 (5 months) Trainee IT Operator @ From December 1981 to October 1982 (11 months) Input/Output Operator @ From December 1980 to December 1981 (1 year 1 month)
Peter Gammage is skilled in: Change Management, IT Service Management, Project Delivery, ITIL, Enterprise Architecture, Risk Management, Process Management, Governance, COBIT, Stakeholder Management, Business Process Improvement, Service Management, Incident Management, IT Strategy, Outsourcing
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