Resume

Chris J Albertson
 McKinney, TX
chris@chrisalbertson.com – www.chrisalbertson.com
214.810.6271

Summary

·         Over 10 years of architectural experience implementing technology for business solutions to a wide variety of companies

·         Strong SOA architecture experience with multiple frameworks including BizTalk 2009/2010, SSIS, TIBCO, Oracle, IBM WebSphere, Software AG WebMethods, SUN ICANN, and SeeBeyond (e*gate)

·         Strong leadership skills working with Executive Management, Technical Architects and Business End-Users working through change management and new technology deployments.

·         Mentored organizations through multiple projects working through complete SDLC for small to large business entities

·         Excellent Data Modeling and Project Management skills

 

Technical Summary


Languages:            ANSI SQL, JAVA, PERL, PHP, BASH Shell, MONK/LISP, FLOW, PL/SQL, Pascal, C#

Database:              Oracle9i/10g, Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008(R2)

Operating Sys:      Windows (Server and Desktop), Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, Embedded), AIX

Data Modeling:       ERwin, PowerDesigner, SQL Power Architect,

                             Embarcadero Data Architect (with Repository and Enterprise Data Dictionary)

Integration Tools:   Microsoft BizTalk 2009/2010 with Business Rules Engine

                             Microsoft BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.1

Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) 2008R2

WebSphere: Process Server, WSRR, WID, WAS, Process Modeler

Oracle SOA: Enterprise Service Bus, Web Services Manager

TIBCO: Business Connect, Business Works, iProcess, Business Studio

WebMethods: Broker, Trading Networks

SeeBeyond/SUN ICAN, e*Gate

SOA Repository

Solutions:               HP SOA Systinet (Registry and Repository)

Logic Library: LogiDex (SOA Repository)

WebSphere Registry and Repository
MediaWiki with Semantic MediaWiki add-in

 

Certifications:          

BizTalk 2010 Technical Specialist                                      2012

TOGAF 9 level 2                                                             2012

WebSphere Process Server Administration                           2007

WebSphere Integration Developer (BI111/112)                     2007

e*Gate Basic/Advanced Certified                                       2000

Checkpoint & Sonicwall Firewall Administrator Certification      1999

 


Professional Summary

SIBRIDGE Consulting, Dallas, TX                                                                          8/04-present

Senior Enterprise Architect, Technology Adoption and Integration

·         Lead client Service Oriented Architecture adoption through standards and patterns analysis

·         Lead, Design and Implement Integration and Enterprise Service Bus solutions

·         Prioritize and lead projects from business analysis through implementation

·         Enterprise Data Modeling (Entity Modeling, Logical/Physical Modeling, etc.)

 

CLIENT

Helmerich and Payne, Inc. , Tulsa, OK                                                      5/11-Present

Principal Integration Architect – Enterprise Architecture

·         Responsible for BizTalk Enterprise Architecture adoption and implementation standards

·         Mentor and Train all integration development staff for BizTalk and general integration best practices

·         Review, Mentor and Approve integration design specification documentation.

·         Create enterprise best practices for General Integration and BizTalk implementation. Review with Enterprise Architecture organization for approval and adoption.

·         Design and Implement enterprise exception handling framework for formalized systems integration.

·         Responsible for BizTalk 2010 environmental (Development, Test, Production) configuration and implementation.

·         Present formal Integration Architecture standards to Enterprise Architecture management and team. Business benefits as well as technical are always presented as enterprise goals.

 

 

CLIENT

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Tulsa, OK                                                        1/10-5/11

Data Architect – Data Management

·         Designed and Implemented many Enterprise Data Warehouse integration processes in SSIS 2008R2. 3-4 million transactions per day.

·         Responsible for historical data load and migration into new Enterprise Data Warehouse. Over 1 billion records/transactions.

·         Responsible for the design and execution of a large Data Mart consolidation effort. This included as-is data flow analysis

·         Mined data flow logic from many legacy technologies including Oracle PL/SQL, Bourne Shell Scripts, MS SQL Stored Procedures, C++ and PERL.

·         Lead interactions with business stakeholders to ensure proper rule accuracy for the consolidation effort.

·         Modeled data warehouse and data mart structures using Embarcadero Data Architect

·         Designed the Enterprise Data Dictionary implemented in the Embarcadero Repository server

·         Provided data architectural guidance to various DTAG teams and projects to ensure alignment with long term DTAG vision

·         Responsible for the introduction of IBM InfoSphere Discovery data analysis toolset which is used for ongoing data quality assurance.

 


CLIENT

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Tulsa, OK                                                        2/09-12/09

SOA Architect – Enterprise Architecture

·         Designed the initial SOA governance policy

·         Designed and piloted a customer SOA Development Lifecycle

·         Trained and mentored staff on the principles and best practices of SOA

·         Designed a SOA technology reference model used to guide the implementation of supporting systems.

·         Implemented the SOA Governance Policy using HP SOA Systinet

·         Integrated HP SOA Systinet Repository with DTAG Active Directory. Supplied configuration details to HP development for product improvement.

·         Selected, architected and implemented an enterprise installation of Microsoft BizTalk 2009

·         Trained and mentored Microsoft BizTalk development staff. Cross-trained .NET developers into BizTalk orchestration developers.

·         Lead a pilot SOA project which was implemented using Microsoft BizTalk 2009

 

CLIENT

City of Charlotte , Charlotte, NC                                                                             6/08-12/08

Enterprise Architect - Office of the CIO

·         Performed a city-wide SOA readiness assessment

·         Created a roadmap of the SOA adoption plan. (Ideal “to-be” SOA state over time with functionality milestones)

·         Created a roadmap of the SOA adoption in relation to existing and planned projects throughout the city

·         Established enterprise architect role in the Office of the CIO

·         Created City SOA Standards, lead organizational understanding and gained approval through various City of Charlotte approval boards.

·         Created an integration architecture reference model for the City

·         Reviewed high-profile RFP’s issued by the city to ensure the request followed Enterprise Architecture goals and standards set forth by the Office of the CIO.

·         Reviewed various product implementation professional services contracts for the city to ensure implementation follows OCIO standards and goals.

 

 


CLIENT

Health Markets, North Richland Hills, TX                                                              2/08-6/08

Enterprise Architecture Team

·         Analyze and improve application development process

·         Implemented initial pilot of SOA Development Process

·         Produced a tangible example of how SOA design principles reduce development time and increase business delivery accuracy.

·         Highlighted gaps/issues in the current SDLC Process

·         Managed and mentored client enterprise architect resources during this process

·         Implemented initial pilot of TIBCO (Business Works)

·         Executed the SOA design into the TIBCO product. This produced an execution layer more closely correlated to the business process of the requirements.

·         Managed development resources during the effort.

·         Created and evangelized methodology for service identification and classification

·         Advised client management of short and long term tasks needed within the Enterprise Architecture space.

·         This included prioritizing, resource allocation, etc.

 

CLIENT

Yellow Roadway Worldwide, Overland Park, KS                                                 6/06-1/08

IT Architecture Team

·         Guided the architecture team through SOA toolset evaluation, purchase and adoption

·         Included initial product analysis, on-site demonstration scenarios, evaluation criteria, toolset customer interviews, and findings recommendation presentation.

·         Selected the IBM SOA Suite over the Oracle SOA Suite

·         Oversaw the training, prototyping and best practices design of the IBM Products for YRC.

·         Created the best practices and methodology of SOA service repository configuration and governance management

o   Logic Library: Logidex

§  Used for Design Time

o   WSRR

§  Used for Runtime

·         Sat on the governance committee over canonical data set administration

o   This committee worked toward a single definition of common business entities, from concept to technical definition

o   The committee participated in X12 standards board.

·         Designed and implemented an ESB document exchange “hub” in a new major version of WebMethods. (Used Trading Networks, Broker and Flow)

o   The product was intended to be an abstraction layer for document exchange between companies acquired in a recent merger.

 


CLIENT

Securus Technologies, Addison, TX                                                                     8/04-6/06

·         Next Gen Product Innovation Infrastructure

·         Created standardized, pattern-based enterprise service bus solution for inter-system message exchange and monitoring. (Used the SeeBeyond ICAN Product Suite)

·         Created a logging and exception handling framework to be used throughout the company system assets.

·         Modeled enterprise business entities, from conceptual to physical implementations.

·         Created searchable database repositories for use in an external information sales product.

 

Starpoint Solutions, Dallas, TX                                                                              3/02-8/04

Senior Integration Consultant

·         Designed and implemented integration solutions using SeeBeyond e*Gate products

·         Modeled database solutions to support various applications

·         Analyzed system performance at both the application level and the database interaction level

 

CLIENT

TXU, Dallas, TX                                                                                                         3/02-8/04

·         Designed and implemented a transaction tracking and multi-transaction lifecycle tracking system

·         This included complete data modeling responsibilities and the technical leadership of a team of development resources who participated in the creation of the product.

·         Resulted in a business-flow oriented picture of inter-company, automated communications. Lowered employee staff requirements which were previously executing this function manually.

·         Performance tuned to handle the vast transaction volume of the deregulated Texas energy market. (Oracle JDBC batching)

·         Participated in the company certification and ongoing use of CMM level 3 software development standards.

·         Designed and implemented a centralized error handling system within the integration ESB layer of transaction delivery. Integrated this with Tivoli for error resolution tracking.

·         Provided mentorship and oversight to the developer community.

 

Symphion Consulting, Dallas, TX                                                                          8/00-3/02

·         E*Gate Integration Consultant, Technology Adoption and Integration

·         Provided integration development and analysis abilities to clients

·         Designed and implemented Enterprise Service Bus solutions

 

CLIENT

TXU, Dallas, TX                                                                                                         6/00-3/02

·         Analyzed and created automated processes to report on production transaction performance metrics.

·         Helped lights-on support staff debug issues with production issues.

 


Nucentrix Broadband Solutions                                                                             99-00
Senior RPG Programmer/Analyst

·         Wrote and designed AS/400 software for many aspects of the company. (Accounting, Service provisioning rule-sets, Pay-Per-View scheduling, etc)

·         Developed and maintained applications in RPG, CL, DB2

 

AmeriServ Food Distribution (Formerly Nebco-Evans)                                      1996-1999

RPG Programmer/Analyst

·         Wrote software for AS/400 system in many aspects of the company. (Accounting, Logistics, Warehouse Management)

·         Became a senior windows networking NT engineer. In charge of enterprise desktop solutions and Windows NT server management.

 

Gander Mountain                                                                                                      1994-1996
RPG Programmer

·         Programmer on the list management of the company. This entailed customer targeting, address de-duping, etc.


Education

B.S., Computer Science - Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa                            1994