Phillip Hancock

  • Alpharetta GA
Phillip Hancock



Seasoned and analytical Senior Software Architect and Team Lead with responsibility for the delivery of large scale applications across multiple operating environments. Expertise in Microsoft .NET Web Services and legacy integration. Excellent project management skills with ability to create realistic schedules, manage cross-functional teams, allocate resources, resolve critical path issues, set expectations, manage risks and deliver results consistently on-time and within budget. An excellent communicator and team player capable of influencing at all levels of management. Thorough understanding of SDLC (software development life cycle) management and database architectures. Ability to translate user requirements into the design, development, and deployment of critical systems and solutions. Organized, service-oriented, and self-motivated with proven leadership and mentoring skills. A quick learner with the ability to adapt to constantly changing technology environments. 



Business,Analytical,Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile Development, Project Management,

& Process: Product Releases and Version Control, Unit Testing, Load Testing, Team Foundation Server, Acceptance Testing, Quality Assurance, Troubleshooting & Debugging, Server Configurations, LAN/WAN Support, Performance and Scalability Best Practices, nUnit Testing

Operating Environments,Microsoft: Windows - Server (200X, NT), Client (2000, XP, NT),

Servers, & Databases:Web Services (.NET), SQL Server 7.0/2000/2005, Internet Information Server (IIS), Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS) Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI); UNIX – J2EE, WebSphere; DB2, Oracle; Novell,Solaris, Informix

Programming LanguagesMicrosoft: C#, ASP, ASP.NET, Visual C++, VBScript, COM,

& Technologies:DCOM, COM+, Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC), C#, IBatis, LINQ, Rhino Mocks, VSTS, WCF, WinForm, ActiveX, Active Template Library (ATL), Multi-Threaded Applications, ZTD/Smart Clients, SQL Server Reporting Services; XML, HTML, SQL, AJAX, Java, JavaScript, C++, C IVR (Dialogic) and Voice Recognition (SpeechWorks)



Work History

Work History

Software Engineer

·Programmed a multi-million dollar GIS application for a large telecommunications company.

·Implemented a web-based software bug tracking system utilizing Microsoft Active Server Pages.

·Designed, installed, and maintained LAN/WAN infrastructure in a new corporate facility.

·Developed a fax broadcast server utilizing multiple high bandwidth digital voice circuits.

·Programmed POS scanner equipment to integrate with a home delivery grocery application.

·Supported the roll-out of an IVR system for a large pharmacy chain.

·Installed and configured UNIX servers and Windows servers and workstations.

·Maintained T1, ISDN, telephone lines, and termination equipment.

Dec 2007 - Apr 2008

Lead Services Developer

Swingvote, Inc

·Lead development of WCF services layer using C#, Rhino Mocks, iBatis, and Visual Studio Test Suite.

·Setup and maintained Team Foundation Server.Created and monitored Continuous, Nightly, and Weekly builds.

·Performed load testing and capacity testing for service tier and web tier.

·Maintained ASP.Net C# presentation tiers and created and maintained unit and load test infrastructure.

Dec 2005 - Dec 2007

Development Lead

·Managed and architected remittance process for Bill Pay application.Includes federal ACH delivery, MasterCard RPPS, and check output services.

·Lead re-development of merchant management system.This system is responsible for correct delivery and communication of payments processed.Solution utilizes Informix database, C# smart client, and C# web service business layer.

·Re-architected C++ transaction server that processes all business and data logic for bill payment product.Implemented solution that provided greater stability and flexibility with C# and Web services

·Implemented new communications platform to perform secure financial communications between internet banking application and financial institutions using C# and web services.

·Assisted application management team with database optimizations and enterprise datacenter restructuring.

·Provided application and object architecture leadership to many different business units within FIS.

Jan 2003 - Dec 2005

IT Project Manager/Software Architect

GSCCCA (Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority)

·Lead the design and project manage a visible legislative development program used in the tracking and distribution of state collected fines and fees.

·Designed and deployed a county-wide property records search system with synchronized linkages into a central legacy database.

·Implemented web services (.NET) architecture replacing a legacy image workflow system to improve performance, allow for future expansion, and facilitate standards-based application integration.

·Re-architected a back-end database including table structure and stored procedure optimization working closely with Microsoft and Intellinet to ensure future SQL Server 2005 compatibility.

·Implemented new quality assurance and performance practices to improve network reliability.

2002 - 2003

Software Architect/Developer

Independent Contractor

·Participated in the development of a media distribution server for a large retailer using web services (.NET) to include IIS and SQL Server and ASP.NET/C# programming.

·Developed a database driven web portal for a community services company.

·Developed customized COM components for several clients.

2000 - 2003

Senior Software Engineer

·Provided project management and development services to multiple clients and technical leadership to a team of C++ developers.

·Designed and developed an XML paging system for a large telecommunications company.

·Developed a VPN and host monitoring system for service bureau clients.

·Participated in a Java-based secure website development project for a health care provider.

·Performed database modeling and transformation from SQL Server to Oracle.

·Developed a library for an IVR interface to SQL Server.

·Developed a speech recognition application for pharmacy clients.

Jan 2000 - Dec 2000

Senior Software Engineer

Homecom Communications

·Led a group of developers in the re-design and development of an internet banking system.

·Maintained and developed an interface system to bank and credit union core accounting systems.


1992 - 1996

Bachelor of Science

Flordia Southern College

·Served as a Lab Assistant for math and business supporting students in programming, database management, word processing, and internet service and performed network (Novell), hardware, and software upgrades, installation, and maintenance.

·Wrote and designed the home web page for Florida Southern College

·Provided multimedia authoring, video editing, internet and C/basic programming, and other services as summer Research Assistant (1995) at Georgia Tech Interactive Media Center.


2005 - Present

Microsoft Certifed Professional