Summary

A seasoned IT Professional with a strong communication, leadership and technical background. Experienced in application architecture, project management, resource management, deployment and portfolio management. Solid foundation in developing relationships at all levels while implementing effective team building, process improvements and influencing strategic business direction.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2012 - Jan 2015

Principal

Sierra Systems

At Sierra, Wesley is responsible for the development, growth and sustainment of the overall Livelink Solution Architecture. He provides guidance, advice and direction to consultants, clients and executive management in various key accounts. The broad-based knowledge and strategic focus was demonstrated in these roles:

Solution Architect - Insurance Corporation of BC (Jul 2014 - Dec 2014)

  • Manage the HP Migration project that moved data retention records into Content Server.
  • Solution architecture and consulting for SQL, ETL and data services and .NET web service interfaces.
  • Provide status reporting, effort and budget tracking against utilization for all managed resources.

Technical Architect - Government of Alberta (Sep 2013 - Mar 2014)

  • Design Court Case Management agent to process court case packages.
  • Co-ordinate development efforts with other interface developers.
  • Develop C# web service framework for integration with workflow processes.
  • Provide base architecture for systems installation, configuration and storage services.

 Solution Architect - Bruce Power (Jun 2013 - Sep 2013)

  • Design the Time and Expenses Workflow upgrade to support new features and functions.
  • Co-ordinated development efforts with interface designers and developers.
  • Faciliated user acceptance and change management policies.
  • Provided pre-sales demonstrations and proof-of-concept models.

Development Lead - Government of Alberta (Nov 2012 - Jan 2013)

  • Design new application interfaces using C# and ASP.NET to connect to court system.
  • Design database schema and back-end processing algorithms to process court cases.
  • Develop core CS module that facilitates automated PDF filing used in court transactions.
  • Integrate .NET applications with court system using Web Services.

Project Lead - Cenovus (Sep 2012 - Oct 2012)

  • Liaison to HP/Cenovus on team management and task assignments.
  • Provide on-going support and ticket/issue escalation management.
  • Provide on-going training, coaching and mentoring opportunities.
  • Ensure teams have appropriate skill sets that are aligned with the project assignments.
Jan 2009 - Aug 2012

Principal

Netdiversity

At Netdiversity, Wesley was responsible for the acquisition, development and implementation of new technology from an IT architecture perspective. He has defined, prepared and executed plans to help organizations overcome technical challenges. The technical breadth of knowledge was demonstrated in these roles:

Systems Architect - Devon Energy (Sep 2011 - Aug 2012)

  • Design Livelink workflow solutions that automate the creation of material requisitions for supply chain management.
  • Facilitate technical discussions on new technology directions to management.
  • Researched and provided slide presentations to management on technology decisions, risks and impact.
  • Develop an enterprise strategy on document and records management best practices for Livelink.

Application Architect - Suncor Energy (Mar 2010 - Aug 2011)

  • Provide architectural guidelines and specifications for SharePoint, SAP and Livelink platforms.
  • Design and develop bilingual French language support for Plant Sustainment Solution for Livelink.
  • Create MOC orders, job plans and deployment scripts for implementation by Technical Team staff.

Solution Architect - 501 Media Inc.  (Jan 2010 - Mar 2010)

  • Provide solution architecture for SMS media platform.
  • Designed communication protocol standard for SMS broadcasting.
  • Developed the platform framework for database capturing of transmission data.

Business Analyst - New York Power Authority (Jun 2009 - Dec 2009)

  • Design and implemented reporting solution using LiveReports and WebReports.
  • Develop process for automating the migration of documents into Livelink and assigning metadata.
  • Update and maintain RM Classification and Physical object structures in Livelink.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008

Delivery Manager

ARC Business Solutions

At ARC, Wesley was responsible for the ECM initiative to compliment a product reseller program with a new vendor. Acted as SME for the vendor's product portfolio and integrated with the organization's internal offering. He maintained overall responsibility for client management in key accounts. The following key accounts include:

Project Manager - Advantage Energy (Oct 2008 - Dec 2008)

  • Develop project charter on consultation with steering committee.
  • Develop and executed project plan.
  • Create resourcing and deployment plans.
  • Facilitate meetings and provided status reporting to executive management.

Solution Architect - Enbridge Pipelines (Aug 2008 - Sep 2008)

  • Develop presentations on Livelink Deployment Best Practices to project teams.
  • Facilitate technical discussions to client's executive team.
  • Provide technical consulting on feasibility and proof of concept studies.
Jul 2007 - Jul 2008

Solution Manager

IBM

At IBM, Wesley was responsible for the growth and profitability of over $2 million signed services in new revenue. He managed new service contracts, cost structuring and resource deployment. He also played key roles in various client accounts. The following roles include:

Resolution Coordinator - Suncor Energy (Apr 2008 - Jul 2008)

  • Manage the Livelink issues coordination and ticket processing queue.
  • Prioritize and delegated assignments to support team.
  • Develop and maintained standard operating procedures and best practices.

Project Lead - Marathon Oil (Nov 2007 - Mar 2008)

  • Facilitate project implementation plan and deployment activities.
  • Manage client relations and improved business performance metrics.
  • Create project plan and communication plan for various project phases.
  • Communicate status, risks and impact resolution approach to executive management.
Nov 2004 - Jun 2007

Managing Consultant

OpenText

At OpenText, Wesley was responsible for delivering projects totaling $1 million revenue through signed service agreements. He implemented performance metrics including quality control and customer satisfaction benchmarks. He defined controls to measure profitability by monitoring rate utilization against expenses. This competency was demonstrated in these roles:

Technical Lead - Capital One (Jan 2007 - Jun 2007)

  • Design upgrade plan to upgrade Livelink 9.2 system to Livelink 9.7.
  • Design upgrade plan to upgrade all custom modules from Livelink 9.2 to Livelink 9.7.
  • Perform upgrade of Livelink 9.2 system, database system, and migration of all Livelink objects.

Technical Architect - Husky Oil (Sep 2006 - Dec 2006)

  • Upgrade FileNet integrations to Livelink Module development using Oscript for Livelink 9.5.
  • Perform migration of documents from a FileNet repository into a Livelink repository.
  • Assist the business analysts gather requirements and provide the solution architecture.

Technical Lead - United Health Care (Mar 2006 - Aug 2006)

  • Coordinate the testing and release procedures for Livelink application modules.
  • Define and implement testing controls, change management and sign-off policies.
  • Establish and maintain transition plan for migration of tested code to production.

IT Architect - Chiron (Nov 2005 - Dec 2005)

  • Assess current Livelink infrastructure, applications and business processes.
  • Develop Livelink roadmap, budget, future resource needs and requirements.
  • Evaluate software code standards, design framework and version control system.

Lead Developer - Suncor Energy (Feb 2005 - Oct 2005)

  • Perform Livelink Module development using Oscript for Livelink 9.5.
  • Design and document application operations and maintenance procedures.
  • Train and mentor in-house software developers.

Workflow Developer - Newspaper Support Services (Nov 2004 - Jan 2005)

  • Design custom module that added an Event Script to a Livelink workflow step for Livelink 9.2.
  • Develop the Oscript code for the Livelink workflow event script
  • Assist in the transition of code responsibilities to other staff.
Mar 2001 - Oct 2004

Technical Consultant

Netdiversity

At Netdiversity, Wesley was responsible for providing solutions, acquisition and development of ECM technologies to clients within North America and Asia. Defined project controls to ensure solution meets the business needs. He also played key roles in several reference-able client accounts:

Systems Engineer - Genentech (Mar 2004 - Oct 2004)

  • Perform custom Livelink Module development using Oscript/Java for Livelink 9.2.
  • Design and document standard operating procedures and best practices.
  • Plan and delegate tasks to other software developers.

Development Lead - Axa Financial (Aug 2003 - Sep 2003)

  • Design and develop Livelink case management application solution.
  • Supervise and delegate code, test and release assignments to technical team.
  • Provide technical support and training services to the business team.

Senior Developer - March USA (Apr 2003 - July 2003)

  • Perform Livelink integration and development using Oscript/LAPI for Livelink 9.2.
  • Recommend and resolve software deficiencies.
  • Develop coding standards and best practices.

Senior Developer - EnCana Corporation (Aug 2002 - Feb 2003)

  • Coach and mentor software developers.
  • Analyze and recommend best practices in software development methodologies.
  • Deploy and integrate Livelink 9.1.0 with Autonomy web portal and JDE applications.

Application Developer, Shell (Dec 2001 - July 2002)

  • Develop Anonymous Login module using Livelink Oscript for Livelink 9.1.
  • Implement rollout strategy of Livelink Desktop for Corporate.
  • Analyze and recommend metric strategies using Livelink Reports.

Application Engineer, Infocom Corporation (Mar 2001 - Apr 2001)

  • Develop Livelink application to initiate automated workflows for Livelink 8.1.5.
  • Facilitate training sessions for in-house developers.
  • Design workflow data flow diagrams for automating business processes.

Lead Developer, Sun Microsystems (Jan 2001 - Feb 2001)

  • Develop server application in Java 1.1.8 implementing TCP/IP and Livelink API for Livelink 8.1.5.
  • Develop Livelink module to facilitate automated archiving of PDF documents.
  • Facilitate JAD sessions with in-house developers.
Sep 2000 - Feb 2001

Software Engineer

Cell-Loc

At Cell-Loc, Wesley was responsible for the development, deployment and maintenance of cellular location devices. He established RF testing plans and guidelines in accordance with CRTC rules and regulations. He also increased product visibility and communication within all areas of the engineering team (RF, Firmware and Test Engineering).

  • Develop software architecture and specification frameworks.
  • Develop interfaces for communications with RF test equipment and cellular devices.
  • Perform systems engineering and analysis for new software designs.
Mar 1999 - Aug 2000

Software Developer

Burntsand

At Burntsand, Wesley was responsible for design, development and deployment of ECM applications and solutions. He led and inspired development teams to build innovative software products. This technical excellence brought an intangible benefit to the following clients:

Lead Developer, Axa (Nov 1999 - Aug 2000)

  • Designed and developed business rule application processing in Livelink 8.1.5.
  • Installed and implemented Livelink 8.1.5 on Solaris platform.
  • Train and lead in-house software developers.

Senior Developer, CrossMar (Feb 1999 - Oct 1999)

  • Develop code for LAPI application in Livelink 8.1.5 to PDF OCR recognition.
  • Install and configure Livelink in a multi-clustered environment with remote cache.
  • Supervise and assign tasks to junior software developers.
Jun 1998 - Feb 1999

Product Specialist

Qbyte PriceWaterhouseCoopers

At PwC, Wesley was responsible for support and maintenance of system applications, servers and database infrastructure. He has ensured the availability of computing resources to internal and external users, vendors and other third-party partners.

  • Install and configure the Qbyte FA product suite at client's site.
  • Evaluate third party software to ensure compatibility with Qbyte products.
  • Provide management and support for the Sybase database and UNIX servers.
Nov 1997 - May 1998

Systems Analyst

Valmet Automation

At Valmet, Wesley was responsible for the design, development and deployment of SCADA systems. He provided solutions that substantially improve the return on investment for the oil and gas industry.

  • Configure GUI displays for a SCADA pipeline host system.
  • Define application design requirements from client specifications.
  • Perform maintenance and upgrade fixes to menu sub-system using POSIX C compliance.
Feb 1994 - Aug 1997

Systems Programmer

GE Harris

At GE, Wesley was responsible for configuration, testing and maintenance of substation automation systems. He has ensured commissioning of systems meet reliability and compliance with utility regulatory bodies.

  • Design and develop test scripts to assist with test engineering processes.
  • Configure and program SCADA RTUs to client specifications.
  • Design and develop Test Tool applications using ANSI C language specifications.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 1996 - Present

Certified Engineering Technologist

ASET
Jan 2014 - Present

Member International Association of Software Architects

IASA
Sep 2011 - Present

Member Open Group

Open Group
Mar 2014 - Present

OpenText Certified Developer

OpenText
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IEEE