Director, Business Applications at Excellus BCBS
Rochester, New York Area
Director, Business Applications
July 2012 to Present
Director - Enterprise Architecture
January 2011 to November 2012
IT Technical Director, Enterprise Architect
October 2003 to December 2010
Excellus, Inc. Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Corporate Director, Information Technology Infrastructure
January 1998 to October 2003
Excellus, Inc. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rochester, NY
Manager, Application Development:
November 1995 to December 1997
What company does Michael J. McCarthy work for?
Michael J. McCarthy works for Excellus BCBS
What is Michael J. McCarthy's role at Excellus BCBS?
Michael J. McCarthy is Director, Business Applications
What industry does Michael J. McCarthy work in?
Michael J. McCarthy works in the Insurance industry.
Experienced IT executive that has a strong balance between information technology application development, infrastructure and staff management. Over 31 years of experience with skills covering all levels of technical and application computer system management, software development / installations and hardware implementation, including strategic planning for both computer applications and supporting infrastructures. Sixteen years in application development working in programming, software integration and software project management. Strong technical background and a proven track record in meeting business needs by the appropriate application of technology. Current position of Director - Enterprise Architecture, I am responsible for working with the business areas to foster the development of strategic plans and projects for corporate information systems in promoting costs effective solutions. Legacy systems modernization and the building, establishing and advancement of the enterprise architecture and current technologies. The Corporate Director of Technical Service position reported directly to the CIO and a senior member of the IT Leadership team. Responsibilities included the operations management and strategic planning for the main and satellite data processing centers of Excellus, Inc. Experience includes the technologies of the mainframe, distributive systems and applications and the new Web-base tools. Experienced, seasoned leader with a strong experience base working with highly educated and motivated technical professional staff. Specialties:• Executive IT Leadership • Enterprise level strategic planning • Strong and Diverse Technical Skills • Customer/Client/Vendor Management • Communications Skills • Management of Multiple Project Teams • Business Process Engineering • Budget and staffing management • Directing Multi-site Cross-Functional Teams • Team Building and Motivation • Service Level Management including KPI definitions, measurement • Change and Incident Management • Data center operations • Enterprise ArchitectureDirector, Business Applications @ From July 2012 to Present (3 years 4 months) Director - Enterprise Architecture @ From January 2011 to November 2012 (1 year 11 months) IT Technical Director, Enterprise Architect @ From October 2003 to December 2010 (7 years 3 months) Corporate Director, Information Technology Infrastructure @ From January 1998 to October 2003 (5 years 10 months) Manager, Application Development: @ From November 1995 to December 1997 (2 years 2 months) Continuing Education Program @ Syracuse University From 2005 to 2006 Bachelors @ State University of New York College at Potsdam Michael J. McCarthy is skilled in: Enterprise Architecture, Integration, Process Improvement, Insurance, Planview, PeopleSoft, Business Process, Customer Service, Cross-functional Team..., Software Project..., Business Analysis, Team Building, HIPAA, Enterprise Software, IT Management, Project Management, Data Center, Vendor Management, SOA, Leadership
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
4 year(s), 1 month(s)
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