Profilbild von Andreas Friedrichs IT Project Manager, Business Analyst, Senior Consultant aus Goettingen

Andreas Friedrichs

nicht verfügbar bis 31.12.2023

Letztes Update: 31.12.2022

IT Project Manager, Business Analyst, Senior Consultant

Abschluss: State-certified IT Assistant
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Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher) | französisch (Grundkenntnisse)




Hard Skills & Experience in the following Roles:
  • Project Manager (IT & Media) – traditional, agile and hybrid methods.
    Tools: Atlassian Jira (Kanban & Scrum) & MS Project (traditional) & others
  • Technical Coordinator (IT & Technical Production Environments / MES)
  • Architect & Engineer (IT Infrastructure)
  • Trainer & Coach (IT, Business Development, Crisis- and Risk Management)
  • Project Team Member as well as Team Leader
  • Manager with own Employees since 1999
Soft Skills:
  • Team player
  • Goal-oriented & resilient
  • Thinking economically and business-focused
  • Quick grasp
  • Communicative & ability to inspire others
  • International experiences, also on site, e.g. Canada, Romania, Russia and others
  • Experience in crisis and risk management
  • Autodidact & self-taught on new technologies, topics and challenges

Typical Tasks:
  • Transition and migration project planning and management
  • Analyzation and optimization of IT Compliance-policies and -processes
  • Coordination of requirements between business and IT
  • Planning and implementing Microsoft infrastructures, Active Directory, TCP/IP-services and Office 365-services
  • Conception and implementation of directory services migration, also heterogeneous (e.g. eDirectory into Active Directory), automatization through Scripting
  • Planning and rollout of Group Policy Objects (GPO)
  • Microsoft SQL Server Infrastructures & Database Design
Typical Customers:
  • High Tech & Automotive
  • Research and Development
  • Factories and MES Environments
  • Banks & Financial Services
  • Authorities and Civil Service


11/2019 - 04/2020
Project Manager IT Infrastructure
Veoneer, Munich (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Automobil und Fahrzeugbau
In cooperation with Etengo & Gulp: Project management of the international migration from Microsoft Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. The scope included the cloud-based services within MS Office 365 as well as connected locations with local hardware for voice telephony. In addition to managing the team and calculating project costs, coordination with the legal department and the works council on data protection aspects, including negotiating the approvals of critical features was also part of the task. Missing processes for approvals and service management also had to be developed.
Contact: on request

02/2019 - 04/2020
Technical Coordinator MS Licensing
Veoneer, Munich (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Automobil und Fahrzeugbau
In cooperation with Etengo & Gulp: True-Up of Microsoft licenses used in the company and support of the customer license team preparing a new Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. In addition, the creation of migration- and license databases and the programming of scripts under Powershell and MS SQL for data collection and consolidation were part of the task (MS SCCM, Active Directory and others).
Contact: on request

08/2018 - 10/2019
Technical Coordinator & interim Project Manager
Veoneer, Munich (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Automobil und Fahrzeugbau
In cooperation with Etengo & Gulp:Technical coordinator and interim project manager for the conception and implementation of the technical split after the company spin-off regarding the migration of approx. 2000 production systems, especially production-critical MS Windows based MES control systems. The activities of the international locations in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia had to be synchronized with each other and downtimes had to be kept short. The use cases of the production sites had to be converted into technical solutions within the target environment. This essentially included the creation of an Active Directory role and delegation model, migration steering and the provision of production related IT services.
Contact: on request

01/2017 - 07/2018
Freelance Employee for Data Protection Projects
heger IT Solutions (< 10 Mitarbeiter)
Internet und Informationstechnologie

Joint support- and advisory services for selected medium-sized businesses in the field of data protection (GDPR), external data security officer for several customers. Various open lectures on the subject of GDPR were also held.
Contact: on request

04/2016 - 06/2017
Freelance Consultant for Storage Technologies
JAKALE Film GmbH & Co. KG, Kassel (10-50 Mitarbeiter)
Medien und Verlage

Development and implementation of storage solutions for storing and securing cinema movies, including developing a security concept for camera date in compliance with processes and policies for data storage demanded by film insurance companies for this industry. In addition, a concept for restructuring the internal IT was developed, which combines the technologies Microsoft O365, FreeNAS and Avid Nexis Server within the framework of the required workflows and access requirements (role model).
Contact: on request

02/2012 - 06/2016
Active Directory Design & AD Migration
Klingelnberg GmbH, Hückeswagen (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
In cooperation with NET.Office GmbH: Consolidation of IT technologies after the acquisition of other companies. Users and groups were migrated into a central Active Directory environment and all correspondent Exchange-mailboxes were migrated accordingly. Another main task was the OU- & GPO-Design.
Contact: on request

07/2012 - 03/2016
IT Project- and Process Management, Audit Preparations
Anonymized international pharmaceutical company, Chicago & Wiesbaden (5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Pharma und Medizintechnik

Management of several projects, among others: the development of web-based “mobile dashboards“, the development of a tool for planning product strategies (and many more).
Ongoing tasks were advisory services SOX-conform IT policies as well as the development of an automated solution for identifying the relevancy of policies for certain IT projects, thereby securing the IT compliance. Here lied another challenge in synchronizing the requirements of various company branches.
Contact: on request

10/2007 - 03/2016
IT Project Manager & Architect File Services
Commerzbank AG (>10.000 Mitarbeiter)
Banken und Finanzdienstleistungen

In cooperation with Hewlett Packard GmbH / HP Enterprise: Conceptualization for transforming the global fileservices of all Commerzbank AG offices in the course of outsourcing to Hewlett-Packard as IT Architect and Project Manager in the first project phase. The main task was to conceptualize and manage all the intra-bank and external groups involved in the transformation as well as the coordination of gateways between those sectors (e.g. Fileservice HP with encryption Commerzbank). A special challenge presented itself in the technical integration of Dresdner Bank which was bought by the Commerzbank in 2009. Main components of the technical solution included Active Directory, Citrix, Group Policies, NetApp Filer, HP Eva Storage, DNS, DHCP, IPAM with Infoblox Appliances. More than 100,000 workplaces with PC were affected while the continuous access to data and apps had to be ensured.
Contact: on request

01/2008 - 01/2013
IT Architect & Project Manager for Active Directory Migration
Jenoptik AG / Jenoptik SSC GmbH (1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)
Industrie und Maschinenbau
Project authority and responsibility right below CIO level for the transportation of a heterogeneous corporate IT (Unix, NDS, AD) into a Microsoft Active Directory as new basis for Corporate Services. OU- & GPO-Design was a key aspect.
Contact: on request

03/2007 - 12/2007
IT Project Management
DBD Deutsche Breitband Dienste GmbH, Heidelberg: (10-50 Mitarbeiter)
Lead project management and technical project for the launch of several web portals. This included the coordination of all teams‘ work packages (Portal, Middleware, Webservices, ERP and CRM).
Contact: on request

06/2006 - 08/2007
IT Architect & Project Manager for Active Directory Migration
LGN Niedersachsen, Hannover (1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)
Öffentlicher Dienst
Project planning and steering of the state-wide migration of the agency for topographical survey and geo basis information for the federal state of Lower Saxony as preparation to integrate it into the central Exchange 2003 environment of the national Active ““.
The project’s main goal was the migration of the LGN-NT4-domain and further 53 NT-domains of Lower Saxony’s land registry office into the GLL-domains of the nationwide network. Therefore the necessary processes had to be defined first. A main part in this course was the introduction of new fileservices via DFS and a new role concept, including the planning of a suitable OU-structure and the design of group policies.
Contact: on request

01/2006 - 03/2007
Active Directory Migration Engineer & Script Developer
Techem AG, Eschborn (1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)
Energie, Wasser und Umwelt

In cooperation with NET.Office GmbH: Project planning und -coordination for a global Active Directory-Rollout which was the basis for the introduction of Exchange 2003. We had to work out a concept for the consolidation and migration for two AD-Forests, eDirectory, SSO and Oracle OCS.
Contact: on request

07/2005 - 12/2005
IT Architect & Engineer Server Migration
City of Frankfurt / Main (250-500 Mitarbeiter)

In cooperation with Microsoft Services Germany:
Responsible for the migration and consolidation of application- and function-servers and corresponding apps for more than 400 users in 80 office locations. Additional conceptual support for the subprojects “Exchange“, “Active Directory“ and “Migration and Deployment“. Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) was the basis for the process development.
Contact: on request

01/2005 - 07/2005
IT Architect Active Directory & MS Exchange
Lower Saxony office for geoinformation, landscape development and properties, Hannover (1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)
Öffentlicher Dienst

External technical project management for the conception and support of a nationwide Windows NT/2003 and Exchange 5.5/2003. Design of an Active Directory structure, definition of security guidelines and group policies. Reduction of expenses through scripting of administrative tasks. Conceptualization of a directory replication between Exchange 2003 (Active Directory) and NDS at the land-registry.
Contact: on request


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  • International willingness to travel temporarily
  • Main office of operation should be in Germany due to family commitments
  • 100% availability, 80% on site, 20% home office

Sonstige Angaben

Qualifications & Certificates:
  • from 1995: State-certified IT Assistant / specialization in software technology, final grade: 1.4 (out of 6 possible grades, 1 being the best)
  • from 1999: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • from 2000: Microsoft Certified Trainer (expired 2004)
  • from 2000: Certified Trainer HP-Education
  • from 2007: ICC certificate to instruct apprentices as IT experts (with specialization in system integration); successfully taught two                            apprentices so far, last in 11/2016

Other Interrests:
  • My family, our five kids and our old dog
  • Composing and producing music, playing concerts
  • Exchange of ideas with other entrepreneurs
  • Everything that has to do with technology
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