SHAREPOINT ARCHITECT, ADMINISTRATOR, DESIGNER, DEVELOPER, AND EVANGELIST
Over 15 years of progressive information technology experience including architecting, designing, and developing extensive implementations of software system solutions.
The breadth of my software development and leadership experience across multiple industries and environments demonstrates my ability to quickly gain domain knowledge, learn new technologies, and provide appropriate leadership. Strengths include an organized, structured, detailed, results oriented approach to life cycle software development often having to bring organization to ambiguous situations. This is accomplished with a high degree of self-motivation and initiative.
[Programming language] specialist
Advanced knowledge of Ruby
Performance and scalability optimization
Advanced knowledge of PHP
Advanced problem solving skills
Troubleshooting and debugging
Advanced knowledge of C and C++
API design knowledge
Flash and ActionScript
Exceptional time management
SharePoint Architect, Administrator, Designer, Developer, and EvangelistJul 2007 - Current Mantech InternationalFairfax, VA
Provided strong focus on designing and developing solutions to optimize business processes, eliminate unstructured data repositories, automate repetitive tasks, and to provide timely and accurate business products.
Performed as the sole SharePoint support for client site, with SharePoint installations across multiple network domains.
Supported hands-on, every aspect of the SharePoint environment, from ground-up systems configuration, and administration, to ground-up design, and implementation of the Site Collections topology and ongoing development of business functionality.
Responsible for systems administration and solutions development for multiple Site Collections across four domains.
The SharePoint sites served the Department of Defense and the Defense Intelligence Agency communities and partners, encompassing thousands of active users worldwide.
Planned and executed multiple SharePoint Site Collection migrations from legacy SharePoint versions to SP2007 and SP2010 platforms.
Activities included definition of governance plan, system architecture, information architecture, and migration strategy.
Designed and implemented the topology for multiple Site Collections.
Each Site Collection served specific purposes and customers.
This required definition of organizational, functional, and product oriented topologies to satisfy the requirements of each Site Collection.
Designed and implemented solutions supporting mission critical operations.
Solutions enabled effective management of activities requiring short completion times, and just-in-time reporting to Senior Management for subsequent dissemination to Executive decision makers.
Designed and implemented SharePoint-based solutions for multiple functional areas of the organization.
Solution components were designed for reuse, ensuring common and cohesive look and feel across the Site Collection.
SharePoint Solutions conformed to best practices and established standards.
Served as key point of contact between IT, Site Owners, and Content Managers for multiple top-level sites.
Met with site owners to gather requirements for new development and enhancements of sites.
Defined deliverables and established timelines for projects.
Provided guidance, insight, and technical perspective to Content Managers with regard to concept, design, and development of SharePoint Sites.
Created requirements documents, identified Use Case scenarios, implemented design requirements into Site Collection and sub-sites.
Provided end-user training, and generated document materials to illustrate functionality and to serve as quick reference to end-user community.
Served as Lead Engineer and Technical Advisor, providing IT support to systems in locations outside of the continental United States (OCONUS).
Responsibilities required extensive travel to remote locations and knowledge of multiple aspects of the IT infrastructure.
Designed and implemented software solutions for analysis, management, tracking, and reporting of work cases specific to the mission of each regional field office.
Designed and developed application to serve as knowledgebase for Iraq and Afghanistan tribes ethnographic information.
The application systems enabled referencing of tribal hierarchical and relational information.
This information was pivotal to coalition forces in the understanding of tribes' relationships and its hierarchy.
Designed system solution for processing and tracking of personnel and personnel actions for a coalition forces facility.
The system defined gateway mechanisms by which information would be transferred from higher classification networks to lower classification ones for dissemination to coalition partners.
The system enabled accurate and timely collection of required data and transfer of such to partner entities.
Designed and developed geospatial application for cataloguing and identification of locations providing field services in support of mission requirements for U.S.
and coalition partners.
The application provided an easily accessible reference of facility locations and logistics information for routing of items for analysis.
Lead Software EngineerApr 2007 - Jan 2010 JUST TESTING JUST TESTINGChantilly, VA
Served as Lead Software Engineer and as Technical Advisor to Senior Government Management.
Recommend architecture of software solutions to meet mission and organizational goals.
Advice government management on software strategy to meet mission goals and to ensure good fit between technology and business.
Provided technical assessments for proposed software solutions and carry-out specialized development projects
Lead EngineerJul 2005 - Current ManTech International CorpChantilly, VA
Lead Software ArchitectJul 2005 - Apr 2007 JUST TESTING JUST TESTINGChantilly, VA
Established technological approach to ensure architectural alignment of proposed solutions with Program's goals.
Defined software engineering practices for contracting Program.
This involved working with the various interest groups to establish the technological approach and engineering practices to meet the Program's goals.
Ensured that the system's architecture is communicated to internal and external stakeholders; actively worked to gain understanding and sustained support for the architecture from its various beneficiaries and implementers.
Demonstrated applicability of the system architecture and communicated rationale behind architectural choices for the design of solutions.
Assessed impacts of technology trends and their consequences on the architectural decisions.
Conducted technical reviews of proposed and implemented solutions.
Engaged project teams to define appropriate processes in support of Program's goals and best practices for technical solution delivery.
Work involved identification and assessment of accepted software engineering practices.
Published technical papers to enhance technology awareness, and to increase quality of assessments and recommendations.
Established practices for software reuse through the design and implementation of a reusable component library containing components for security authentication & authorization, notification, exception handling, logging, and others.
Strong advocacy for the development and use of reusable components yielded benefits visible to the Program as a whole and improved the quality of the delivered solutions.
Established practices for continuous integration of software code base, and peer reviews.
Established technology training sessions with development teams to communicate current and emerging technologies.
These sessions also provided training recommendations for staff members.
These recommendations would later be provided to management for appropriate planning.
Built solid working relationships with key external and internal stakeholders, maintained ongoing dialogue with stakeholders regarding areas for process improvement, and technology trends and practices.
Participated in Tiger teams, Focus Groups and Technical Working Groups.
Contributed as required to Corporate business capture efforts.
Contributions included active participation on proposal activities related to the Technology Volume of each proposal.
Lead Software ArchitectJun 2002 - Jul 2005 Freddie MacMcLean, VA
Responsible for establishing technological strategic direction and architectural alignment for application systems supporting the trading, settlement, and treasury activities within business division.
Defined architecture to integrate software systems for the various lines of business.
The architecture enabled the successful deployment of software systems for real-time confirmation of trades, real-time execution of funding activities, and real-time reconciliation.
Effectively defined and executed communication plans to promote technological direction to business area department heads and direct reports to ensure their support of the strategic approach.
Communications plan also involved members of the ISS management team and development community.
Actively engaged business areas and IT partners in discussions and analysis of business goals, technology trends and strategies, and the implications of technology-related decisions.
This additionally included working with technical infrastructure areas to assess technology strategy and aligned current initiatives with long-term goals.
The resulting discussions provided dual benefits, one in bringing understanding of technological issues and two, clarification of business needs.
This contributed to a better solution definition and accomplishment of the objectives.
Published architectural vision white paper for the integration of client applications.
This document defined the strategic direction for the business systems.
The business objective was to reduce risk, decrease costs, increase controls, enable greater scalability for the systems and greater visibility into the enterprise.
Contributed directly to vendor relationship discussions and contract negotiations specific to the topic of business risk mitigation, assessing proposed technical solutions to appropriately protect corporate interests.
Actively educated business partners and technical staff members on technology strategy.
This was an ongoing effort accomplished through consultations to senior management and members of their organizations.
These consultations escalated the visibility of the architectural strategy.
Tirelessly championed the promotion of knowledge to the development community on the technical and business aspects of the business systems.
Successfully led effort to incorporate the use in the department of the webMethods integration platform; this was accomplished through product prototype.
The objectives of the prototype were to build team knowledge of webMethods, measure learning curve to attain "working knowledge" of product, demonstrate feasibility of product for systems integration needs, derive reusable components for subsequent systems integration.
The prototype yielded the basis for reusable components for future integrations and a learning demo to be used as a tutorial by staff members new to the product, webMethods.
Conducted on-going research activities on industry technologies and trends with the purpose of assessing potential benefits to the business areas objectives and goals.
Delivered the solutions framework definition for various initiatives in accordance with the architectural vision and the technical strategy of the corporation.
Actively engaged the development teams to define and validate the architecture according to the architectural goals defined by management.
Established Architectural Review Board to ensure compliance with the Division's architectural vision.
Sr. Software ArchitectApr 2000 - May 2002 Ikimbo IncHerndon, VA.
Responsible for architecting, designing and leading the delivery of server-side software infrastructure services for core product; an enterprise level, commercial application which provided instant messaging, file sharing, and presence awareness in a secure and scalable environment.
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