Bratislav is a Manager at PwC with a broad consulting background. Mr. Matrak possesses extensive management and consulting experience covering all aspects of the systems implementation life-cycle. Bratislav is currently involved in a wide range of consulting assignments most of which are focused on new implementations and major upgrades to large integrated Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Customer Information (CIS) software projects. Bratislav held multiple leadership roles such as Program Manager, Project Manager, Data Conversion, Development, Post-Production Support, and Technical Lead. Bratislav is an exceptional problem solver with excellent communication and management skills
Along with his responsibilities with the clients, Bratislav stays involved in sales, practice development and recruiting activities.
Project planning and development
WaterFall and Agile methodologies
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Cross Functional Team LeaderShip
Mitigation plan development
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Mitigation plan development
Effective problem solver
MS Office expert
PwC - PriceWaterhouseCoopers Manager, 06/2009 to Current
Project Manager, 07/2010 to Current PwC
As a project manager, for an Oracle customer information system project for a major utilities client in South East US, Bratislav managed a PwC onshore delivery team of 15 resources and 20 offshore resources and a client team of 25.
Bratislav was responsible for the development of the project schedule, project charter, and work breakdown structure.
Bratislav was responsible for managing the upgrade project on site, including coordination with subcontractors and third-party vendors. In addition, Bratislav worked with the client project team and project manager in the development of a single detailed work plan.
Bratislav coordinated activities of subcontractors and manage the delivery of contracted software and services pursuant to the contract, and change orders tot he contract.This included confirming that all such commitments are included in the project work plan.
Coached and mentored 7 new staff members, including conducting performance reviews.
Also, Bratislav managed the relationship with the executive project sponsor, the delivery of the weekly status report, issue and risk management, resource management, go-live readiness and cutover execution.
Led bi-weekly team leads meetings to discuss ongoing tasks progress and to address and roadblocks .
Data Conversion Manager, 07/2009 to 07/2010 PwC
As conversion lead, Mr.Matrak successfully managed data conversion teams, coordinating all conversion activities with functional, technical and configuration teams for timely completion and quality maintenance of projects.
As a conversion lead Mr.Matrak managed, multiple times, teams of 10 to 15 resources.
Bratislav was responsible for managing all conversion activities such as creation and deliverable of the data conversion approach and methodology, development of the data load programs, validation scripts, and balancing procedures.
Also, Bratislav was responsible for identifying, analyzing, and assigning conversion issues to the proper resources required for their resolution.
Bratislav, successfully, managed several conversion go-lives.
PwC CC&B Data Conversion Practice Lead - As PwC Data Conversion Practice lead, Bratislav leads the conversion practice development.
Mr.Matrak is responsible for organizing and leading quarterly nationwide practice meetings, maintaining the budget and the data conversion practice project plan.
Also, Bratislav is responsible for improving the PwC CC&B data conversion methodology, data validation and balancing procedures and creating new conversion tools.
Technical Lead, 07/2013 to 07/2014 PwC
As a technical lead Mr.Matrak managed the team of 10 resources to ensure that post production development is delivered and tested applied to production environment.
Also, Mr.Matrak was responsible to address any post production defects, analyze them, assign them to the team members and deliver the solution.
Cut-Over Lead - Managed all aspects of the go-live cut over activities that includes creation of the cut over check list for go-live weekend.
Sales - Over the years Bratislav worked on many winning PwC proposals.
Bratislav worked as a proposal contributor putting together the proposal content as well as a presenter during the orals.
Multiple times Bratislav was part of the multimillion winning projects.
Development Manager, 07/2010 to 07/2011 PwC
As development manager Mr.Matrak managed the offshore code development and its deployment to the client's environments.
Led 20 on site and off site development resources to develop, deliver and test customized code developed based the client's requirements.
Data Mining Manager, 07/2011 to 07/2012 PwC
Bratislav managed data mining project, analyzing data from different perspectives and summarizing it into useful information.
As data mining manager, Bratislav managed the team of 15 resources and was responsible for the development of the project schedule, and the delivery of the weekly status report, issue to the executive sponsors.
Post Production Lead - Bratislav led PwC teams to provide on-site support to resolve all production issues.
Managed triage and real-time support resolution efforts.
produced key performance indicator reports to help improve organizational efficiency and address problem areas.
Managed and addressed production risks and issues to ensure a streamline solution to the end customer.
Technology Consultant, 12/2006 to 01/2009 BearingPoint, Inc – Miami, FL
Data conversion - Experience in all phases of conversion process.
Worked with clients to map data from various legacy applications to CIS solution.
Responsible for functional designs, technical specifications, and development of conversion programs, as well as documentation and resolution of conversion and system testing defects.
Technical development - Worked with clients to analyze and define reporting needs.
Designed and developed SQR reports and SQL queries to meet clients' needs.
Financial - Performed Project Management Office (PMO) duties.
Responsible for organization of project documents, invoices, and project plans.
PeopleSoft Query - Created a document for a client on how to use PeopleSoft Query for PeopleSoft 8.9.
Software System Analyst, 05/2006 to 12/2006 Sears – Longwood, FL
Provided analytic and administrative support for the Desktop Support group.
Responsible for set up and troubleshooting of computer systems (Windows XP, Windows 2000, Microsoft Office).
Analyzed and solved variety of issues regarding hardware, operation systems, and software applications.
Bachelor of Science: Management Information System, December, 2006 University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL