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Technical Architect Lead Resume

Grand Rapids, MI

SUMMARY:

  • Consulting Leadership / Technical Professional Services
  • Client Advisory & Management Code Development & Deployment Configuration & Testing End - to-End Technical Solutions Project Management
  • Accomplished and dedicated technical consultant poised to meet the demands of diverse and changing businesses.
  • Apply emerging technologies to facilitate growth and development efforts. Leverage skills in the entire software development lifecycle to consistently meet clients needs.
  • Develop rules; install, and setup Blaze rules service architecture.
  • Conduct client needs analysis and serve as a proactive technical and business partner to facilitate the timely completion of technical projects.
  • Maintain positive relationships with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Adept at managing demanding projects for clients in the financial services, accounting, and insurance industries, among others.
  • Committed and motivated with demonstrated skills in working in dynamic environments.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Grand Rapids, MI

Technical Architect Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Management of the development activities of a 7 person offshore development team
  • Management of all onshore Blaze related client activities
  • High level consulting on all technical aspects of the Blaze Repository code, RMA code and Rules Service deployment code and associated architecture.

Confidential

Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Conversion of the existing Java based prototype code and Rules Maintenance Application Web Interface to Blaze Advisor 7.1 using the Eclipse plug-in by converting the Java Object Model to XML, removing all interfaces and methods and converting the Java code to Structured Rules Language code.
  • Developed, deployed and tested the Rules Maintenance Application on WebSphere 8.0 which included custom dual column database providers to allow the use of database tables as drop lists.
  • Created hundreds of custom RMA templates and Decision Tables to support the generation of complex Structured Rule Language code to support ongoing client requirements and bug fixes, which also included defining database tables, views and stored procedures.
  • Managed the Blaze Advisor code base in SVN for tags, branches and roll-back capabilities.
  • Collaborated with Business Analysts, Project Managers and the Xerox Account Executive to analyze, gather and document requirements.
  • Acted as a resource to troubleshoot and resolve complex problem within the Blaze Rules Service and Rules Maintenance Application

Confidential

Technical Architect Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as the Senior Blaze Advisor Rules Service Architect responsible for all aspects of the SOA development lifecycle and the implementation of a central repository for all business rules related code which included complex rule flows and RETE base rule set algorithms to analyze normalized data and move it to the data warehouse
  • Developed, Deployed and Tested the Blaze Advisor code required to implement the enterprise application (.ear) and the Rules Maintenance Application on Glassfish 3.1.2 application server.
  • Created an end to end process to automate the build of code required to implement the enterprise application (.ear) and the Rules Maintenance Application on Glassfish 3.1.2 application
  • Participated in the integration of the Confidential Application and Rules Maintenance Application, in the SPEND115 application
  • Create the server side components required to support the Blaze Enterprise Application to utilize the Deployment Manager to Hot Swap RMA changes via a single ADB file via Blaze Deployment Manager configuration
  • Worked In TOAD managing database tables using basic PL/SQL for test data, test results and error logging
  • Acted as a resource to troubleshoot and resolve complex problem within the Blaze Rules Service and Rules Maintenance Application
  • Participated in daily SCRUM meetings to report status, manage stories, and determine ongoing work schedules

Confidential

Technical Architect Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as the Senior Blaze Advisor Rules Service Architect for implementations, responsible for all aspects of the development lifecycle and the implementation of a central repository for all business rules related code which included analyst work on other Confidential Healthcare legacy solutions currently being implemented at the states of Minnesota and Tennessee and the direction of the CIO.
  • Participated in the North Dakota Edits & Audits project executed by the North Dakota ITD department to provide assistance in mining edits & audits related claims adjudication rules from their legacy COBOL based database decision table solution which included the Pharmacy (PBM) subsystem and Prior Authorization (PA) processing.
  • Responsible for RMA & Rules related activities on the PBM & PA subsystem conversion which would migrate the COBOL based architecture to be a part of the Java SOA solution.
  • Developed and deployed the code required to run RMA for business users and existing COBOL developers on IIS 7.0 using integrated Windows authentication.
  • Lead technical consulting role related to the code for testing and deployment of business rules, which included application rules (Java), database (Stored Procedures), Blaze Advisor Rules (SRL), Rule Maintenance Application (RMA), EJB, Blaze CVS/Clear Case (SCM) subsystem, and the associated IBM RUP configurations (Requisite Pro, Clear Case & Clear Quest defect management.
  • Lead a team of subject matter experts within the Confidential portion of the requirements gathering for Edits & Audits claims adjudication effort to insure from a technical perspective the decision tables that were being use for analysis we accurate from an Confidential legacy systems perspective and from a Blaze perspective would be in continuity with the current Rules Maintenance standardize common template based architecture.

Technical Architect

Confidential, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • Served as a highly valued senior Blaze rules service architect consultant to complete all aspects of the development lifecycle for tax functionality related to entity identification, tax payer accounting, channel management, enforced compliance, outbound correspondence, revenue accounting, and tax processing.
  • Provided ongoing consulting related to development of the BA 6.5.3 repository, including the deployment of an inline .NET 2.0 J# patch, 4GT tuning and PAE complemented by an executable header change to allow BA 6.5.3 awareness of the upper 3GB’s of memory.

Technical Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created an end-to-end process to control Blaze Advisor rule changes, database architecture, and service level changes during the pilot of the new JAVA SOA CORE initiative to facilitate common rules architecture and change enablement processes across financial services, home mortgage, and consumer credit lines of business.
  • Performed analysis, design, and validation in various areas, including CORE phase I change enablement process definition in Case Wise.
  • Researched and analyzed existing processes, including CoBBRa (Common Business Rules Related Application), Clear Case, development defect, CORE release Palisades, deployment, and QA testing.

Technical Architect Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided expert technology consulting for the EDM Technologies group. Architected end-to-end solutions primarily in an JAVA SOA for leading clients excluding Dell Financial Services which was a .NET deployment.
  • Developed, configured, and tested various Blaze score cards, custom scoring models, decision tables, decision trees, rule services, XML object models, JAVA object models, custom object oriented SRL (structured rule language) coding, among other things.

Quality Assurance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted assessment meetings to determine scope of testing and requirements for testing dates, software distribution, lab performance, and performance testing.
  • Created and validated installation routines using Install Shield, SMS Installer, and Wise Install Master, including developing, validating, and testing SMS 1.2 deployment packages.

Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Expertly managed desktop engineering and support for approximately 100 users for this non-profit funded by the CIA whose mission is to identify and invest in innovative technology solutions to support US national security.
  • Built automated installation processes, ghost images, and managed test lab configurations.

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