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Chief Application Architect Resume Profile

P R O F I L E

Client-focused, results-oriented leader who combines strategic analysis skills, cross-industry perspectives, and a vigorous commitment to execution. Unique management consulting expertise in achieving business objectives through effective and innovative technology solutions. Proven strengths include:

  • Technical Strategy Architecture Definition
  • Discerning Client Needs Objectives
  • Driving Value with Application of DW/BI/Analytics Technologies
  • Collaborative Team Leadership
  • Finance Planning / Performance Management
  • Software Performance Scalability Evaluation
  • Cross-Industry Business Acumen
  • Establishing Credibility Client Rapport

P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E

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Chief Application Architect / President / CEO

Pursuing entrepreneurial opportunity to create and sell chess educational software to the global marketplace. I am also providing a regional healthcare provider with technical management consulting services for finance / performance management and for health insurance.

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Outsourcing Delivery Assets ODA Technical Architect

  • The Outsourcing Delivery Assets ODA organization provides performance and service metric data as well process workflow and project reporting toolset's to Accenture's engagement teams supporting Outsource client deals. ODA provides toolset's via a Microsoft web-based architecture, incorporating HTML, and Java. Served on the Performance Management Suite PM Suite team as a SE and point of coordination for technical architecture functions. Responsibilities included technical architecture assistance, design, build, and maintain build/test/production environments supported project SDLC including planning, development and execution for application and technical architecture provided guidance / thought leadership to PM Development teams, Data Architecture DA Technical/Infrastructure Teams assisted Leadership in defining, planning, and executing product roadmap strategy and ensuring streamlined delivery proactively evaluated tool suites for opportunities to integrate common technologies and reduce overall support costs.
  • PM Suite project involvement: Application Performance Assessment Contract Efficiencies and BPS for AO/IO PMR Security MOSS 2007 Upgrade Purge Archive Commentary Release PMR Operational Reporting Client Service Reporting App Hosting Migration to NTTA

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Senior Development Architect

  • Project lead for PacfiicCare Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Group Retiree
  • Development Team Lead / Data Architect for Navitaire Disneyland Paris ecommerce Web site

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Manager

  • Architected Web Services technology approach to drive resource consumption savings at BellSouth totaling 16 million and annual operational efficiency savings exceeding 20 million. Described by BellSouth's CEO and CIO as the most exciting and useful application of technology in the past three to five years
  • Managed engagements and directed quality reviews across multiple industries for clients including BellSouth, ABN Amro, TMobile, Andersen, Qwest, Chipotle, Johnson Johnson, Mirant, UPS, Pfizer, Northern Natural Gas, United Health Care.
  • Technical Strategist and Manager for effort that jump-started redefinition and globalization of Andersen's management reporting, planning and business forecasting processes.
  • Delivered interim reporting capability far exceeding client expectations and enabling cross-country visibility, comparability and accountability for the first time.
  • Drove effort to define long-term requirements, select product vendors and outline technical infrastructure
  • Recognized for establishing Accenture credibility and building a highly effective team in a formerly hostile environment
  • Directed technology components in global effort to build Accenture's financial forecasting and planning portal. Successfully established diverse / virtual team to manage global requirements analysis, design, and implementation. Acted as key liaison between business users and technical community to ensure common understanding.
  • Developed components of Accenture's internal technology strategy, including:
  • Web Services Logical Framework
  • Applied Web Services global presentation and demonstration
  • Training curriculum and Consistently rated as a top performing manager direction for the Data Warehousing /Business Intelligence DW/BI group
  • Directed technical analysis on Accenture's alliance team for an alliance partner. Evaluated product capabilities for strengths, weaknesses, market viability, performance and scalability. Used insights gathered in analysis to recommend:
  • A product roadmap for the vendor
  • Technical pre-sales strategy
  • Enterprise integration strategy EAI, Portal and BI integration rated exceptional and outstanding since joining Accenture.
  • Differentiated as a leading Microsoft subject-matter expert and thought-leader. Recognized by clients and leadership for ability to resolve complex technical issues and to communicate resolutions in an easy-to-understand way

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Senior Development Architect / Senior DBA

  • Sub-contracted to PacifiCare Engagement to provide subject matter expertise and technical guidance regarding a failing customer-service-call-center application. Succeeded not only in stabilizing the application, but also:
  • Improving response times by over 20 and scalability by more than 70
  • Consolidating the number of required user sessions and regional servers
  • Automating customer look-up across regions improving entry accuracy at least 10 ,
  • Enabling real-time reporting analysis that previously required weekly batch processing
  • Lead technical advisor at CFP Board Licensee during redesign of their licensee management application.
  • Substantiated business case to justify an Oracle to SQL Server RDBMS conversion at Great West Life Insurance Co. Provided subject matter expertise in outlining future application architecture.

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Senior Development Architect / Senior DBA

  • Directed re-development and deployment of mortgage broker sales application including executive reporting, Government Loan FHA/VA loan and comparative rate shopping tool
  • Worked extensively with functional SME to identify and resolve errors commonly found in automated loan calculators.

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Data Center Manager / Senior Programming Analyst

  • Managed all data processing operations including corporate accounting, payroll / human resources and procurement
  • Drove efforts to automate and enhance operational data center efficiencies.
  • Developed integrated real-time decision support mechanism by posting copies of ticket sales to separate operational data stores using MSMQ
  • Played integral part in developing Resort-POS, a front-line revenue generating application containing instructor schedules, real-time ticketing and sales tracking, Reservations, etc. Resort-POS is currently used by resorts throughout Colorado

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Programmer / Analyst

  • Developed and customized payroll and inventory control systems
  • Established internet connectivity for resort

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Programmer / Analyst

  • Development efforts spanned business units including information technology, human resources, payroll, central processing and general accounting systems
  • Project team focused on integrating systems and processes following bank mergers and acquisitions

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