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Summary

Over 15 years of experience working with data.  Experience working in financial services, defense, government, education, and public utility sectors.

Member of Data Management Association (DAMA).

Work experience

2009Present

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Center for Research in Security Prices, Booth School of Business, U. of Chicago

Lead a team supporting a full custom client deployed at customer sites.

Design and maintain data architecture on several projects dealing with ingestion and warehousing of data, and producing financial data products for clients.

Financial instruments covered included stocks, treasury securities, mutual funds, stock and treasury indexes, as well as economic indicators.

Tools used:

Data architecture: PowerDesigner 16.5, ERWin (7 & 9.5)
DBMS: MS SQL Server (embedded, local, and in Azure), Ingres
Languages & Packages: T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS, SAS, C#, C, PowerShell
Collaboration: Visual Studio Team Services, JIRA, Confluence, OpenText DM, HipChat
Deployment: InstallShield, MSBuild

20072009

Sr. Application Analyst

40|86 Advisors (CNO Financial Group)

Maintained and enhanced existing systems for data processing and reporting built around Bloomberg, Intex, and Yield Book packages.

Designed, implemented,  and maintained ETL, warehousing, and computation processes for CoreLogic RiskModel data.

OS: Solaris, Linux, Windows Server
DBMS: Oracle 10g, SQL Server (modeling, ETL, tuning, etc.)
Mid-tier: J2EE, C/C++
Front-end: Oracle Reports, VBA for MS Excel and Access

Professional designations attained: FLMI, FFSI, AAPA

20042007

Software Engineer 

Raytheon

Core project involved collection and analysis of image data collected from weather satellites and related to tracking solar flares.

Full-cycle software development at CMMI Level 5 using C, C++, Java, PHP, OO design

System administration - RedHat Enterprise Linux, Solaris

Qualified Six Sigma Specialist

20012004

Systems Analyst

CERIS, Purdue University

Maintained and enhanced software for the National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS), a collaboration with U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Programming: SAS, Java web services, UNIX/OpenVMS scripting
System administration: RedHat Linux
DBMS: ADABAS/Natural

Education

2017Present

Certificate in Business Analytics

University of Chicago Graham School 
20052006

Master of Business Administration

Indiana Wesleyan University
19972001

BS Computer Science and Mathematics

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Member of Purdue Linux Users Group (PLUG)