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Solution Architect / Development Lead Consultant Resume

OBJECTIVE:

To provide services in a software engineering team employing and expanding current and future technologies.

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced Enterprise Solution Architect and Senior Developer with over 20 years of experience in a broad set of technologies.
  • The solution architect and liaison to business, project management, development, and infrastructure for assigned project portfolios in the $3 - $35 million range.
  • Worked in high visibility, mission critical enterprise projects using SDLC methodologies such as Waterfall, LEAN, and Agile to deliver prioritized features with cross functional integration teams.
  • Designed, documented, and implemented projects taking them from Requirements Discovery, Design, and through Production/Support. Experience in planning and deploying enterprise infrastructure.
  • Managed and lead technical teams of 5-10+. Coordinated solution implementation among large system integration efforts with 30-60 globally distributed engineers and analysts.
  • Extensive experience in system, application, and information technology development projects. Experience in the software development lifecycle in object oriented and procedural design, development, maintenance, support, configuration management, test requirement specification, test planning, test case design, test design and implementation, and regression suite integration.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Platforms: .NET, MS Windows, UNIX/Linux, BSD, AIX, Solaris, Apache, IIS, N-tier Distributed Architectures, Telephony, IBM MQ Series, REST, WebServices, IBM Websphere, Weblogic, JBoss, Tomcat, Glassfish, AWS, Azure, Sencha(ExtJS), jQuery, Dojo, Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, LabKey, Liferay

Languages: Java, J2EE/JEE, VB.NET, C#, Visual Basic, VBScript, C++, ASP, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, Unix Shell, SQL, Perl, PHP, Python, R Language, TCL, Expect

Databases: DB2, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Tools: IBM Confidential P8 ECM 3.5/4.0/4.5/5.1, Visual Studio.NET, Eclipse, JDK, Rational Application Developer (RAD), Subversion, Git/Github, EMC xPressions, Spring, Hibernate, Netbeans, Cygwin

Systems: IBM, SUN, HP, PC/Wintel, OSX

Industry Experience: Software Product Development, Information Technology, DevOps, Cloud Architecture, Agile/Scrum Development, Insurance, Telecom, Financial Services, Utilities, Government, Defense, Onshore/Offshore Development, CRM, ERP, QA, Enterprise Architecture, IBM Confidential Certified Professional (FCP), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Imaging and Document Management, Business Process Management (BPM)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Solution Architect / Development Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed Java/J2EE applications for the Research Informatics organization. Served as the solution architect and lead developer for LabKey framework development. Served in role as organization devops contact with the enterprise configuration management/deployment organization for test and production deployments and ITIL documentation.
  • Implemented modules and platform functionality in the LabKey framework to support the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (NPOD) system, an initiative from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
  • The enterprise platform is deployed to Apache Tomcat on virtualized CentOS Linux installations with Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL as the databases. BuildMaster is used to automate the deployment to all environments. Cloud deployments reside in AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Microsoft Azure.
  • System supports global researchers in a 24/7 environment. This LabKey system serves as a donor specimen inventory, ordering, and tracking system. The system provides analytics of its datasets through SQL, R Language, and custom scripts as specified by users.
  • Line of business is Scientific Research
  • Under contract to: Kore1
  • Client Projects: Confidential

Confidential

Architect / Development Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed healthcare applications for imaging, BPM, and electronic content management platforms. The enterprise architecture provides a 24/7 web application, SOA web services, and backend batch applications in a high volume environment serving multiple national organizations.
  • Applications are implemented in ASP.NET, VB.NET, COM+, C#, Java and JavaScript for front end, web services, and batch services with ADO/ADO.NET and LINQ. Backend databases are Oracle.
  • The server platform space integrated IBM Confidential Image Services 4.5, IDM 4.x, and WFD in Unix and Wintel platforms.
  • Worked closely with development, QA, and systems administration in cross functional teams to address performance and functionality issues within the infrastructure.
  • Provided analysis on bottlenecks and tuning, metrics monitoring/analysis, and resolving production outages on the IBM Confidential ECM / BPM platform.
  • Under contract to: Randstad Technologies
  • Client Projects: United Healthcare Group

Confidential

Solution Architect / Development Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with development, QA, and systems administration to address performance issues within the infrastructure by utilizing large scale stress testing and real time analysis. Provided analysis on ECM / BPM performance bottlenecks and tuning, metrics monitoring/analysis with Wily and Confidential System Monitor (FSM), and proof of concept solutions for mitigating future performance issues; as well as resolving production outages on the IBM Confidential ECM / BPM platform.
  • Worked as devops technical solution architect in a LEAN and Agile/Scrum project lifecycle for enterprise solution design, hardware sizing, capacity, and environment planning. Acted as technical liaison among the different technology tiers in order to mitigate environment issues.
  • Redesigned/refactored application components in preparation for WebSphere upgrades.
  • Provided Confidential training and mentoring services to client architects and developers.
  • Performed system performance analysis across all tiers within the infrastructure. Planned performance tests to gauge load and capacity for test and production environments.
  • Designed and implemented CMS based portals using the JSR 168/286 portlet standard with Liferay Portal.
  • Designed correspondence integrated solutions with Confidential, xPressions, and legacy service architecture.
  • Designed healthcare and insurance solutions in the following domains: Content Management, Business Process Management, Care Management, Claims Management, Benefits and Product Administration, Consumer and Provider Lines of Business.
  • Platform development implemented in Java/J2EE, VB.NET, C#.NET in Unix/Linux/AIX/BSD, Telephony, and Wintel.
  • Heterogeneous systems integrated across nationwide enterprise in SOA architecture with IBM DataPower, IBM MQ Series, and Web Services as the enterprise service bus (ESB).
  • System administration and development tools included: WebSphere, Rational Application Developer, Eclipse, Netbeans, Visual Studio.NET, Unix Shell.

Confidential

Architect / Development Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible as a Confidential ECM development lead and architect for the IBM GlobalMove application project.
  • Worked with onsite and offsite engineers to coordinate the SOA implementation between member/user services, portal system, and Confidential P8 Content Management systems.
  • Solution developed in Confidential P8 4.5.x.
  • Designed BPM workflows orchestrating webservice requests over enterprise service bus.
  • Developed custom application components in Java/J2EE
  • Under contract to: Vector Consulting
  • Client Projects: IBM

Confidential

Architect / Development Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible as the Confidential ECM architect and development lead for development, support, and maintenance of imaging and electronic document management workflow centers. Managed onsite and offsite engineers in a 24/7 high volume production environment.
  • Worked closely with development, QA, and systems administration in an overlapping monthly product releases in an Agile/Scrum development cycle. Many of the applications integrated with legacy and contemporary systems by implementing a services oriented architecture (SOA) to provide ECM capability to external systems. Document approval and processing applications were implemented in Confidential Business Process Framework (BPF). Other application suites served to provide background processing for various business functions. Performed Confidential system and application administration for Development / Test / Production systems.
  • The application suite was the basis for an insurance electronic content management system. The document repository housed agent documents. The workflow system managed an insurance premium discount discovery application and agency documentation application. Communication to distributed and mainframe applications was accomplished by WebServices and MQ Series.
  • Designed and implemented a knowledge base portal using the JSR 168/286 portlet standard with Liferay Portal. The platform was WebSphere 6.x on AIX, with DB2 as the database. Responsible for the development, deployment and administration of the portal site. Authentication was integrated with enterprise LDAP. Also worked on custom theme development in line with the project requirements. Performed database migration between prototype, development, and production environments; as well as day to day monitoring, issue resolution and enhancements. The initial prototype was developed in.NET/Mono as a proof of concept for portal implementation viability.
  • Developed application suites in Java, J2EE, JSP, VB.NET, C#.NET, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, DB2, MQ Series, and WebSphere, Liferay Portal. The operating systems were in Windows and Unix. Confidential applications were developed in Confidential P8 3.5.2 / 4.x: Content Manager, Business Process Manager (BPM), Application Engine (AE), Business Process Framework (BPF), Component Integrator.
  • Platform development implemented in AIX/Unix, Linux and Wintel.
  • System administration and development tools included: WebSphere, Eclipse, Netbeans, Visual Studio.NET, Unix Shell.
  • Under contract to Confidential / Mastech / RJT
  • Client Projects: Confidential

Confidential

Architect / Development Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed application suites in .NET, Java, J2EE, JSP, Visual Basic, C++, HTML, ASP, JavaScript, Visual Interdev, Oracle, SQL Server, LAMP and BAMP, and Unix. Confidential applications were developed using Confidential P8, Confidential IDM, eProcess, eForms, Confidential Capture, Visual WorkFlo, WFD, and Image and Content Services, in addition to other third party components. Responsible for development, support, and maintenance of product for various ERP/CRM, imaging and document management centers. Many of the applications integrated with legacy and existing client server systems to centralize enterprise data. Other application suites served to streamline document entry and workflow, and to provide a high performance imaging transition solution.
  • The product implemented the Microsoft .NET architecture. Microsoft COM+ and ActiveX applications were developed in VB and Visual Interdev. Java applications were implemented with other subsystems. The architecture was comprised of N-tier application layers for logical data viewing and updating, and business objects for data abstraction and rule implementation. Data access was performed directly from the web serve and client application as well as utilizing application and data access layers. Database stored procedures were developed in Oracle and SQL Server. Other features for some applications were MS Office integration, image conversion, and fax capabilities.
  • Suite applications performed several roles: front end UI (application and web client), background and batch processing, legacy systems integration (EAI).
  • Development responsibilities included design, implementation, deployment, maintenance, configuration management, and testing.
  • System administration and development tools included: WebSphere, Eclipse, IntelliJ, Visual Studio, Visual Studio.NET, Cygwin/X, Unix Shell.
  • Client Projects: Confidential

Confidential

Senior Project Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Served as a technical consultant to Development and QA. Developed process documentation, test plans, and test procedures. Mentored staff in technical issues as well as the product development life cycle and QA roles in development. Worked with Configuration Management for timely deployment to the test environment. Worked closely with project management for resource allocation and scheduling. Worked with the enterprise architecture team to assess and resolve issues relating to enterprise wide deployment and QA involvement. Worked with staff to implement Year 200 test plans and script libraries.
  • The product architecture implemented the Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) and ActiveX developed in VB. The architecture was comprised of N-tier application layers that implemented the Microsoft Explorer paradigm for logical data viewing and updating, and business objects for data abstraction and rule implementation. Communication to the server was handled by Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS), which communicated with a customized data access layer (DAL) to access the Microsoft SQL Server databases on the remote server. Test scripts were developed in Visual Basic and Rational SQA
  • Object oriented application development was done using UML/OOSE and Rational Rose.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed applications in Visual C++, Visual Basic, and Visual Interdev for integrated Image and Document Management Systems. Object oriented application development was done using Rational Rose. The product architecture implemented the Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) and ActiveX. The architecture was comprised of a client-server thick client and a multi-tiered, Web enabled thin client, depending upon installation. Internet applications developed using Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP) and HTML.
  • Developed test for a Workflow product that integrated with many industry standard mail client applications.
  • Developed and implemented automated tests, in addition to using off the shelf tools, in Windows 95 and Windows NT to automate authored test plans from feature set requirements.
  • To date, certified two products for Year 2000 compliance.
  • Defect tracking accomplished through an off the shelf tracking system. The development environments are Microsoft Visual C++ and Visual Basic Versions 4 and 5, Visual Interdev, Visual Studio 97, Java, Javascript, Windows 95, Windows NT, and UNIX.

Confidential

Software Quality Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for test design for modules within a client server toolset application. Developed and implemented automated test tools, in addition to off the shelf tools, in both UNIX and MS-DOS.
  • Defect tracking accomplished through an in house tracking system. The development environments are Microsoft Visual C++ and Visual Basic, Borland C++, Windows 95, 3.1, NT, and UNIX.
  • Other responsibilities were departmental system administration, participation in corporate quality initiatives, and process improvement.

Confidential

Assistant Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for network administration, administration of in house graphics workstations and demonstration equipment, and addressing software/hardware technical concerns of sales and administrative personnel.
  • The environment was a LAN of SGI and Macintosh systems in a field sales office connected to a larger corporate intranet.

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for systems administration of desktop systems and staff training. The environment was a set of networked PC systems in a structural detailing firm using ACAD.

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