Summary

18+ years of experience in IT industry, fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Russian with international experience in the United States and Europe. Focusing on successfully conducting projects for complex information systems, toprovide engineering expertise for business processes, enterprise architecture, requirements, and quality assurance.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

Senior Analyst Contractor

Project: MATRICS Conduct elicitation and definition of requirements for business processes pertaining to the resolution of securities industry disputes. Reverse engineer software applications of legacy system (as-is), work with business stakeholders on use cases (to-be), refine requirements with enhancements, analyze technology and data model changes for migration from UNIX-based Informix DBMS to Web-based Oracle application with PeopleSoft interface. Review and validate requirements to define a baseline, present requirements in Agile iterative sessions, use DOORS to maintain requirements, prepare tests in HP Quality Center, use Star Team to manage changes approved by the Change Control Board. Deploy DOORS/Quality Center Integration across pilot projects. Participate in analysts work sessions to define requirements engineering policy. Maintain relationship with vendors RAVENFlow, Blueprint, IBM/Telelogic for integration of engineering tools.
Jun 2006 - Jul 2007

Senior Analyst Contractor

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
Project: NMVTIS and CDLIS Define processes and detailed specifications of the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) using IBM VisualAge Pacbase. Maintain functions and messages supporting information flows between state motor vehicle administrators and AAMVA central site. Assist the CIO staff in defining and validating functional requirements of the Commercial Driver License Information System (CDLIS) central pointer database and transactions with states’ databases. Work with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to define needs. Identify actors, information flows, and interfaces. Use Yourdon Structured Methodology in engineering process. Analyze migration of legacy COBOL applications from mainframe to client/server using .NET. Validate requirements deliverables using SharePoint. Facilitate acceptance tests and track software defects with netFORUM. Train motor vehicle administrators using WebEx.
Jun 2004 - May 2006

Senior Aipport Systems Analyst

Rannoch Corporation
Project: AirScene Engineer air traffic surveillance and airport management application AirScene. Create data model, enhance flight tracking and animation. Provide capabilities to generate reports. Convert the software to .NET. Remotely diagnose incidents on airport sites, analyze defects, assign tasks, and track status. Work with the company leadership on proposals. Conduct site visit, participate in vendor conference, and prepare flight information display system (FIDS) proposal. Document bid for the French ministry of transportation. Translate proposal package and negotiate subcontract with French partner Asteria. Automate software build and archiving process on a dedicated workstation with special commands to enable remote trigger of build process on demand.
Jun 2001 - May 2004

Senior Analyst Contractor

US Veterans Benefits Administration
Task Orders: TEES and OLAF Analyze RFP, define approach, and present winning proposal for modernizing the Benefits Delivery Network (BDN). Reverse engineer the Online Approval File (OLAF) applications to efficiently process approvals of education facilities. Analyze the GI Bill education benefit requirements to document functional requirements for The Expert Education System (TEES). Work with the client to identify subject matter experts. Conduct 1-week site visit at Chicago Hines computer center. Conduct 1-week site visit at Saint Louis regional processing center. From the site visits, document process flows, actors, business rules, and systems to define a baseline (as-is). Conduct 1-week JAD session with subject matter experts at the DC Central Office to document claims processing use cases (to-be). From the baseline and use cases, document requirements for Web-based claims application.
Jul 2000 - May 2001

Senior Analyst/ Project Manager Contractor

US Small Business Administration
Task Orders: LMS and ITA Work onsite with the Deputy CIO staff to define loan monitoring system (LMS) functional requirements. Create the business process model using IDEF and BPWin. Analyze interfaces, including loan servicing, accounting, lender and business profiles, banks, Credit Bureau, and IVR. Conduct walkthrough to validate the business process model. Provide enterprise analysis expertise to implement information technology architecture (ITA) in compliance with the Clinger-Cohen Act and OMB Circular A-130. Conduct architectural gap analysis. Use the CIO Council’s Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework to define the ITA Review Board charter and comprehensive ITA policies. In accordance with the business technology investment committee (BTIC) charter, define lifecycle templates, project metrics, and waiver criteria for technology investments oversight. Provide project management support for the team assigned by the vendor SETA Corp.
Mar 2000 - Aug 2000

Senior Analyst/ Project Manager Contractor

DOT Aviation and International Affairs
Project: Aviation Data Modernization Program Work with the Aviation and International Affairs (AIA) staff on the migration of legacy applications of the Office of Airline Information (OAI) to n-tier environment. Provide innovative solutions and a plan to modernize processes and systems. From industry surveys conducted by DOT, enhance data collection and distribution to provide reliable statistics, including revenues, fuel, employment, mail, freight, overbooking, luggage loss, flight delays, cancellations, airborne time, and take-off weight. Define a detailed data dictionary and a new data model that enables data mining and warehousing. Analyze 'open sky' trends to propose modifications of regulatory requirements. Conduct feasibility study for Web-based data collection and electronic message standard using the industry ticket control number (TCN) to receive reports from air carriers.
Nov 1998 - Feb 2000

Senior Technical Analyst

Marriott International, Inc.
Project: Administration of TPF system MARSHA Provide mainframe support for applications at the Marriott Computing and Networking Center. Upgrade system levels and releases, install and support third party software products, administer VM mainframe operations. Analyze, design, and develop an automated information system (AIS) to support storing, compiling, testing, and deploying TPF application, including version control and status monitoring. Work with development teams to define requirements and activities supported by AIS. Use Shared File System (SFS), VMSoftware, REXX, and Pipelines to create interactive virtual machines on VM mainframe. Provide CMS commands to enable authorized users to remotely give instructions to virtual machines. Provide e-mail interface to notify users and receive managers’ sign-off.
Jul 1989 - Oct 1998

Senior Analyst Programmer

American Airlines/ The SABRE Group
Project: SOCRATE Joint Venture of American Airlines and French National Railroads Work with the joint venture team to develop a new global reservations system RESARAIL for rail, airline, car, cruise, hotel, and skiing reservations. Define functional specifications, document detailed design, write and test the software. Participate in the development of applications for Eurostar and Thalys. Provide application interfaces with other real-time systems, including WorldSpan, Amadeus, Avis, and Galileo. Provide back-end functions and commands to administer the core parameters and control access to multi-host reservations. Supervise test platforms for integration, regression, and acceptance testing. Develop a defects tracking application to manage failures, system downtime, and ad-hoc reports. Administer VM mainframe and provide utilities to support software builds, implementations, and version control. Convert VM/CMS offline support applications for Y2K compliance.

Education

Education
1989 - 1990

TPF Engineer

AMR
1987 - 1989

MS

Université des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc (Montpellier II)

Skills

Skills

Enterprise Architecture

Zackman Framework, FEAF; using engineering tools Enterprise Architect, Metis, BPWin, ERwin.

Requirements Engineering

Data gathering, requirements elicitation, definition, and validation. Various requirements engineering tools, including RavenFlow, Blueprint, DOORS.  

Certifications

Certifications

IBM mainframe TPF Engineer

AMR Corp.,

Web Designer and Developer

CompuMaster

IBM/Telelogic DOORS

Telelogic

CMM Level 3 Software Engineer

SETA Corp.

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