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Enterprise Architect Resume Profile

Career Summary

A highly-skilled independent technology consultant with over 12 years of technology consulting experience including Big 5 consulting experience has delivered consulting and training services predominantly on the Microsoft platform as both a team lead and individual team member. As a former academic scholarship winner at Northern Illinois University, John learns new technologies quickly. John als possesses C1 Confidential Security clearance obtained while working for Ameren UE's Nuclear Power Plant in Callaway, MO.

Work Experience

Confidential Practice Manager

Practice Duties

  • Meet bi-weekly with the Microsoft team
  • Write Statements of Work
  • Coordinate activities between Microsoft and the customer

Major Projects

Confidential Duties

  • Lead the Technical Architecture for a multi-tenant implementation of Dynamics CRM integrated with SharePoint Server 2010
  • Installed and configured the SharePoint integration feature
  • Identify system requirements for Dynamics CRM 2011
  • Draft functional requirements documents FRD's
  • Draft technical design documents TDD's
  • Configure CRM 2011 t meet customer requirements
  • Troubleshoot infrastructure problems within the customer's environment
  • Develop dashboards and visualizations t meet customer's reporting requirements
  • Write custom multimedia training using Camtasia
  • Provide end user training on Dynamics CRM 2011

Confidential Duties

  • Lead the Technical Architecture for an upgrade of CRM 4.0 t CRM 2011, BizTalk Server 2009 t BizTalk Server 2010, and SharePoint Server 2007 t SharePoint Server 2010
  • Provide technical support for existing Dynamics CRM 4.0 and BizTalk Server 2009
  • Identify system requirements for Dynamics CRM 2011 including mobility
  • Draft functional requirements documents FRD's
  • Draft technical design documents TDD's
  • Develop CRM 2011 customizations t meet customer requirements
  • Develop dashboards and visualizations t meet customer's reporting requirements

Other Projects

Duties

  • Review the customer's BizTalk environment in order t develop a future roadmap for a leading clothing manufacturer
  • Provide BizTalk Server 2010 and Enterprise Service Bus mentoring and support t a global non-profit
  • Confidential Principal Consultant CRM Architecture

Major Projects

EDMC Corporation

Duties

  • My client spent three years attempting t implement Dynamics CRM 4.0 with multiple vendors including Microsoft
  • Responsible for completing a gap analysis which identified both technical and process related gaps
  • Implemented SCRUM t respond t the process gap and implemented Sure Step Methodology t provide a structure within SCRUM t ensure successful project delivery
  • Communicated the tough conversations with executive management highlighting the gaps and proposed solution
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of technical components leveraging both client and Ciber resources leading a team of 10 developers
  • Responsible for drafting overall CRM architecture including leveraging CRM Xrm technologies and LINQ
  • Presented an Enterprise Service Bus pattern t provide system integration
  • Provided hands-on mentoring t development staff on implementing best practices
  • Provided the client with architecture compatible with CRM 2011

Confidential BizTalk Architect

Major Projects

Supplier Integration

Duties

  • Designed long term strategy for facilitating supplier integrations by leveraging the Enterprise Service Bus Toolkit 2.1.
  • Designed and implemented ESB patterns
  • Built schemas, maps, orchestrations, pipelines, and itineraries using BizTalk Server 2010
  • Built unit test projects in Visual Studi 2010 using C
  • Built custom entity libraries and WCF components t facilitate advanced application logic.
  • Implemented SCRUM t support integrations development
  • Mentored and trained other developers

Confidential Senior Technical Consultant Dynamics CRM

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Multiple Projects

Duties

  • Designed and developed Dynamics 4.0 customizations including entity modifications, workflows, data migration and security roles
  • Designed and developed Dynamics CRM 2011 customizations including entity modifications, dashboards, dialogs, workflows, and security roles
  • Designed and developed advanced Silverlight controls t extend the base functionality of Dynamics CRM 2011
  • Developed code in C and VB.NET against the CRM 2011 SDK
  • Wrote Linq queries against the CRM entity framework
  • Review requirements and prepare a technical estimate
  • Contributed t shaping the overall technical architecture
  • Designed and developed Dynamics 4.0 customizations including entity modifications, workflows, data migration and security roles
  • Trained sales staff on how t use CRM 4.0
  • Non-project Related Tasks
  • Develop intellectual property assets t increase the speed and consistency of delivery
  • Created the Tribridge Dynamics CRM Estimating Tool

Confidential Enterprise Architect

Duties

  • Designed and developed a WPF/WCF based electronic forms submission system for in-clinic providers t conduct military health assessments.
  • Migrated legacy code t the .NET 4.0 framework and Visual Studi 2010
  • Created an internal entity framework based structure as an integral part of the application architecture.
  • Draft solution architectures and make recommendations t migrate legacy .NET 2.0 architecture towards .NET 3.5 including WCF and WPF
  • Designed an enterprise entity-based framework t support the next generation of business applications
  • Evaluated and made recommendations for implementing the SQL Server 2008 File Stream data type
  • Evaluated and made recommendations for establishing a data archiving and retention policy
  • Built proof of concepts utilizing VB.NET, C , WPF, WCF, and LINQ t Entities t interface with externally facing web services components that provided both XML and JSON based messaging schemes.
  • Facilitated product demonstrations of BizTalk Server 2010 and Visual Studi 2010 as technologies t introduce flexibility int the current architecture.
  • Coordinated a training engagement with Microsoft t educate developers on the new features within Visual Studi 2010.
  • Worked with external vendors t provide quotes on new technologies
  • Mentored development staff on new technologies
  • Trained infrastructure support team on WCF deployment

Confidential Dynamics CRM/BizTalk Technical Lead Major Projects

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Relationship View Implementation, Wells Fargo, Columbia, MD

Duties

  • Install and deploy Windows 2008 Servers and components
  • Install and Configure Dynamics CRM 4.0 server components for the CRM Development Team and staging environments
  • Install and Configure BizTalk Server 2009 server components for the BizTalk Server Development Team and staging environments
  • Install and Configure SQL Server 2008 including SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS
  • Install and Configure Visual Studi 2008 SP1 for the CRM, BizTalk, and SQL Server Development Teams
  • Design and Create Test Plan
  • Design and Create Unit Tests
  • Draft Conceptual CRM Entity Design
  • Identify and document requirements int Functional Specifications Documents FSD's
  • Design and implement .NET components t support CRM customizations and BizTalk applications
  • Design and Develop CRM Plugins and customizations
  • Design and Develop BizTalk schemas, maps, and orchestrations
  • Execute Unit Tests against the integrated development environment
  • Provide input t Wells Farg staff as t best practices for implementing Dynamics CRM
  • Work together with Microsoft Consulting Services team
  • Participate in architectural meetings t determine the optimal approach t load as many as 92,000,000 records int the system.
  • Recommended a pull strategy for data migration which reduced the amount of time it takes t import nightly data by as much as 80 .
  • Recruited, hired, and managed a technical staff of five team members.

Confidential Technical Architect/Project Manager - CRM/.NET Major Projects

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Customer Portal Implementation, Nelson Labs Phase 2, West Jordan, UT

Duties

  • Identify and document requirements
  • Design and implement .NET and ASP.NET user controls and web pages
  • Integrate business logic and data access layer components with Telerik UI controls
  • Write .NET software in C using the CRM SDK t implement a customer facing portal integrated with a Content Management Solution CMS streamlining the customer's business by allowing for online product configuration. Experlogix was used for product configuration.

Technologies included:

  • Windows 2008 Server
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK
  • Experlogix
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Visual Studi 2008
  • C

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation, Nelson Labs Phase 1, West Jordan, UT

Duties

  • Identify and document requirements
  • Design and implement technical elements for CRM customization
  • Perform data mappings, data cleansing, and data migration
  • Create reports using SSRS
  • Design and implement .NET and ASP.NET customizations
  • Write .NET software using the CRM SDK t implement a customer facing portal integrated with a Content Management Solution CMS streamlining the customer's business and
  • Create training materials and train end users
  • Technologies included:
  • Windows 2008 Server
  • SQL Server 2008 SSRS, SSIS
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • Experlogix

Confidential Owner/Technology Consultant/Technical Trainer Major Projects

Confidential Duties

  • Identify and document requirements
  • Design technical elements for CRM customization
  • Implement customizations
  • Perform data mappings, data cleansing, and data migration using SSIS
  • Create training materials and train end users

Confidential Duties

  • Identify and document requirements for business critical systems
  • Design the application with isolation between the presentation, business logic, and data tiers
  • Application Development on the .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 including WCF, WPF, and WF, XAML. Data binding was implemented using in-line XAML code in combination with event-driven code behind C methods.
  • Create graphics and dynamic XAML code using Microsoft Expression Blend and Adobe CS3 Suite
  • Create stored procedures, tables, views, and Trans-act SQL queries
  • Perform unit and system tests

Confidential Duties

  • Perform duties as the assistant project manager
  • Use Alien software t encode RFID labels
  • Print labels using Zebra printers
  • Test RFID process and procedures
  • Integrate RFID technology with SAP's RFID module

Confidential Duties

  • Identify and document requirements for business critical systems
  • Create classic ASP pages including VBScript and Javascript
  • Create tables, views, stored procedures in Oracle 8 using TOAD
  • Create Reports using Crystal Reports
  • Business tier provided by COM components and MTS

Confidential Duties

  • Identify and document requirements for business critical systems
  • Create a VB6 application t read and parse data from CDs provided from Arbitron and FTP them t the UNIX server
  • Create CRON jobs t automatically upload the data int Oracle using OS Loader

Other Projects

Duties

  • Application Development on the .NET Framework 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 including WCF, WPF, and WF, XAML, and Silverlight
  • Implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2005, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and replication
  • Compose custom reports using SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS on the MS SQL 2005 platform
  • Application Development on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • Application Development using XML, XSD, XSLT, XPath, XQuery
  • Application Development on the .NET Framework
  • Systems Administration on Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2008
  • Application Development and Systems Administration on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
  • Application Development on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
  • Implementation of Exchange Server 2007
  • Implementation of Office Communication Server 2007
  • Application Development on Windows Tablet PC
  • Implementation of custom learning management solutions Macromedia Authorware
  • Implementation of various graphics using Fireworks CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Premiere
  • Deliver Microsoft Official Curriculum training on the following technologies:
  • Windows Server 2003, Window XP, Active Directory
  • SharePoint 2003, MOSS 2007
  • SQL Server
  • SQL Server Integration Services SSIS
  • SQL Server Analysis Services SSAS
  • SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS
  • .NET, C and VB.NET
  • Exchange Server 2007
  • Gathering and Analyzing Business Requirements

Confidential Principal Solutions Developer, Enterprise Systems Group Major Projects

Confidential Duties

  • Complete Technical Specifications
  • Complete Project Estimates
  • Application Development on the .NET Framework in C , X , MorphX
  • Web Services Development
  • Application Development on Dynamics AX 4.0, CRM 4.0
  • Implemented the Financials, Enterprise Portal, Application Integration Framework AIF , and Warehouse modules
  • Implemented Red Maple Solution for Payments

Confidential Duties

  • Complete Technical Specifications
  • Complete Project Estimates
  • Application Development on the .NET Framework in C , X , MorphX
  • Application Development on Dynamics AX 4.0 CRM module

Dynamics AX 4.0 Implementation, Power of Entertainment, Inc., New York, NY

Duties

  • Provide technical support t the on-site Avanade implementation team.
  • Confidential Senior Microsoft Enterprise Architect - .NET/Commerce Server 2007 Major Projects

Technical Lead, Commerce Server 2007 Implementation, Greatland Corporation, Green Bay, WI

Project Description

Replace seven classic asp/Red Prairie/mainframe websites using Commerce Server 2007 and .NET.

Duties

  • Worked directly with Microsoft Consulting Services as part of the implementation
  • Gathered requirements and created UML based documents. Trained team t d the same.
  • Application Development on the .NET Framework using C in an MVC pattern t create seven e-commerce storefronts and ASP.NET 2.0
  • Implemented the Product Catalog functionality of Commerce Server 2007
  • Assisted other team members with creation of ASP.NET user controls
  • Database development using MS SQL Server 2005 t create store procedures, tables, views, and indexes

Confidential Duties

  • Gathered requirements and created UML based documents
  • Led the Application Development team including three resources from Malaysia and three from the Americas on the .NET Framework 2.0 using VB.NET
  • Database development using MS SQL Server 2005 t create store procedures, tables, views, and indexes
  • Deliver Microsoft Official Curriculum training on .NET 2.0, VB.NET and UML

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