Highly skilled Technical Lead with a career reflecting strong technical expertise, combined with a strategic vision and a focus on gaining knowledge. Possess a diverse background that focuses on analyzing, designing, and delivering analytic and data solutions. Capable of blending technical passion with a drive for delivering the solutions that achieves the customer needs. Strong technical skill-set in project management plus effective use of time and project resources for efficient solutions with a drive of strengths in proactive ownership and organizational detail.
Lead/Application Developer III, 11/2010
to Current AVIVA ~ Business Intelligence Technical
Technical lead on small to large-sized projects for incorporating data warehouse and operational data from source systems to data target supporting business intelligence and analytical data solutions.
Successful project delivery of a new SAS 9.3 server environment for enterprise through process documentation and coordination with application owners for deployment and strategy management.
Effective leadership for work prioritization and developer guidance for new analytical data flows with predictive analytics and data warehousing.
Demonstrated expertise in conducting research and analysis on data analysis tools, including SAS, R Programming and gaining knowledge of usability and options for enterprise data analytics.
Excellent technical and analytical skills with clear understanding for ownership, guidance and influence in leading analytical projects with multiple work streams and new technical architecture to allow for a one-source data relationship between business and IT.
Self development targeted at data analytics and data integration by completing Informatica training and on-going SAS/R Programming study.
IT Application Analyst-Lead, 04/2007
to 10/2010 Principal Financial Group
Provided technical leadership for large business unit portfolio project reporting needs through project leadership and requirements gathering from business unit and technical customers to support high level initiatives.
Designed universes and develop reports for business users in the Business Objects XI application, including Web Intelligence XI and Desktop Intelligence XI.
Provide administrative support through CMC tool.
Lead and coordinate projects of all level of complexity, including operational requests through large resourced projects with off-shore teams.
Conducted analysis leading to development of data model diagrams through data analysis and data mapping to design efficient universe reporting structures.
Skillful collaboration with off-shore resources for faster development delivery by enhancing communication, buy-in and goal sharing for successful project completions.
Delivered design review presentations with technical teams for insuring standardizations and infrastructure expectations are met according to corporate high level initiatives.
IT Specialist/Software Engineer, 05/2000
to 04/2007 Pella Corporation
Successfully delivered solutions in a rigorous, fast-paced environment to meet service level agreements for product shipments through strategic decision making and prioritization.
Collaborated with all levels of management for strategic data needs and application designs through Oracle ERP implementation window.
Skillfully queried database tables through application programming to extract data for batched and real-time reporting needs.
Developed customized Oracle reports to meet customer needs, both ERP suite reporting and ad-hoc query tool analysis to maintain data access for legacy systems during ERP implementation.
Conducted Kaizen value-stream mapping sessions and participated in efficiency events to identify and provide value-add solutions for optimization and cost-savings.
Trained business users on developed applications and system usage for improved functionality of production processes.
Expertly provide hands-on software assistance for internal employees for various applications as needed.
Maytag ~ Programmer Analyst I/II, 05/1998
Successfully developed applications for Intranet, Extranet and Internet applications, using various application tools for sales team.
Developed training materials and conducted training classes for programming team in SQL and database structures to improve support for website troubleshooting.
Expertly analyzed and developed processes to extract product database information in supporting Maytag.com web-host company for accurate data access.
Successfully provided data support for various functional areas that input data and exported information from product databases.
Collaborated successfully with all levels of business and technical areas for on-time project delivery.
Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean DFSS Certification Aveta Business Solutions:
Masters of Science: Management Information Systems,
University of Phoenix - GPA: GPA: 3.95/4.00Management Information Systems GPA: 3.95/4.00
Bachelor of Science: Management Information Systems,
Iowa State University - Management Information Systems
Bachelor of Arts: Home Economics Business Clothing and Textiles,
University of Northern Iowa - Home Economics Business Clothing and Textiles
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Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean DFSS Certification Aveta Business Solutions : Masters of Science : Management Information Systems , Bachelor of Science : Management Information Systems , Bachelor of Arts : Home Economics Business Clothing and Textiles ,
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