Ulrich Prinz

IT Architect
Resource Management Team
HPS CI Worldwide


 Technology Expert
 Project Management
 Strong analytical skills


  • SW-Management Solutions
    Expertise & Overview of surrounding
  • Communication & presentation skills
     Organisational Skills, Project Mgmt.
    Experiences with Leading Teams
    and Customer communication.

 Radia Certified Engineer

Spoken Languages
 English (fluent)
 German (native)
 French (spoken & written)

 Dual citizenship: US and

Professional ProfileI  


Vogelsangstr. 78
70197 Stuttgart,  Germany
Phone  : +49-7031-14-1827
Email: prinz@hp.com


An IT Architect with solid technical background in Software Development and Support. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team in a customer oriented environment. Strong organizational capabilities in leading teams. Proven analytical, design and problem solving skills. Expertise in Network- & System-Management, especially the SW-distribution & Inventory areas. Worked for HP-OpenView (technical experience: OV delivers solutions for administration and operation of networks and services) and HPS-Managed Services (customer experience: HPS provides services to manage customer environments)


2004-date: IT-Architect: Technical Expert for WW HPUX-Server Management

After split of HP-Services in Trade and IT, responsible for defining world-wide server management standards for the new consolidated HPIT- datacenters. Areas include server provisioning, patch management, reporting, monitoring, security, configuration management and tools consolidation.
The key responsibilities in this role are similar as in my previous role, combining project management skills with technical design work developing new concepts, but now include more areas.

2004-2005: IT-Architect: WW Service Module Owner and Technical Expert SW-Distribution & Configuration Management




Moved to GDIS (Global Delivery Infrastructure Services) as a WW Service Module Owner and Technical Expert for SW-Distribution & configuration Management.
The key responsibilities in this role were: Building a service module and providing the technical expertise to the solution architects in the various customer deals. This included design & documentation of the concepts & technology, defining the delivery & support process, costing, providing trade deal consulting and evaluation. I worked closely together with service managers, solution architects and technical experts. The WW ownership of the module included the alignment of the regional solutions.

2000-2002: Technical Lead for HP-Openview IT/Administration, Hewlett-Packard Germany

Responsibilities included project planning and managing the manufacturing process being the contact to external development partners. Handling of Enhancement Requests and Customer Specials. Generally providing in-depth technical expertise on the product for all team functions: R&D, Marketing, Support and Learning Products.
1998-2000: Support Engineer for HP-Openview IT/Operations, Hewlett-Packard Germany

Worked in the IT/O CPE Support Team (3rd level support / lab support).
Design and implementation of the Java-GUI for IT/O, programming in Java (client) and C++ (server). After completion of the first release, continued with customer support for IT/O: Call handling, escalation handling, debugging on HP-UX and WinNT, fixing code problems, developing smaller enhancements (Customer Special solutions), testing of beta code, writing documentation like process doc. and whitepapers, preparing and giving presentations and parts of technical training, Web administration, BCS admin., built productivity tools and scripts (ksh, awk, cgi, HTML,  Java, C)

1997-1998: Software Design Engineer for HP-Openview  IT/Inventory,  Hewlett-Packard Germany
Part of new IT/I team, responsible for build, packaging and installation of the product  working with HP-Software Distributor. Working for IT/O on BMC-Patrol project, implementing modules in the GUI using C/C++ and OV-Windows.  Design and implementation of the GUI of IT/I using Java.
1993-1997: Software Design Engineer for HP-Openview  IT/Administration,  Hewlett-Packard Germany
Software Design Engineer at NSMD in the IT/A team.
Designed, implemented and tested areas of the graphical user interface (using C and X11/motif). Later additional tasks as the System Administrator and ClearCase-Admistrator for the team. In 1995 additional responsibility for build, packaging and installation of the IT/A product with SD and DART process.


1993-2003: Job related Training

- Software Development trainings: C, Object Oriented Development in C++, Smalltalk, Java, ...
- HP-UX Networking and System Administration training. Some experience with Linux
- Training for OpenView products.
- Project Management Fundamentals
- Radia Trainings including a special developers training 
1990-1993: Engineering Degree in Computer Science at the "Berufakademie Stuttgart", Stuttgart, Germany
Computer Science studies at the "Berufakademie Stuttgart" while employed at HP-Germany. Engineering Degree in Computer Sciences: "Diplom Ingenieur Technische Informatik (BA)" (an equivalent to the German "Fachhochschule")
1977 -1990 School / College: Abitur at the "Goldberg Gymnasium" Sindelfingen, Germany
Graduated with an Abitur of 1.9