Experience

Integration Experience and Past Assignments

 

Pluralsight (Author) 03/2013 – Current

Azure Integration and Messaging Author

Designed, created, and delivered eight courses covering Azure Logic Apps, Azure Messaging, and BizTalk Server.

 

Kendall Technologies, Inc. (President) 04/2005 – Current

Azure Solution Architect & Developer

Cloud Architect, developer, and owner of a single-person consulting company focusing solely on Microsoft Integration Technologies covering both on-prem and cloud-based solutions.

Note: Short projects are omitted

Project: Clark County District Attorney – Las Vegas, NV 01/2019 – 02/2021
Role: Integration Architect, BizTalk Developer (through 3rd Party)

  • Designed and built an integration solution to JustWare (Legal Case Management System)
  • Completed eight separate integration end-points
  • Setup BizTalk360 to ensure complete system and business process monitoring
  • Completed an upgrade from BizTalk 2016 to BizTalk 2020
  • Worked with and mentored team members on BizTalk and integration basics

Project: QuickLearn Training – Seattle, WA 03/2018 – 07/2018
Role: Trainer (Direct to Client)

  • Contract trainer for BizTalk and Azure courses
  • Presented worldwide in person and remote courses
  • Mentored and assisted students even after the courses were complete

Project: University Federal Credit Union– Austin, TX 05/2017 – 01/2018
Role: Integration Architect, BizTalk Developer (Direct to Client)

  • Completed architecture review of new BizTalk 2016 Environment
  • Reviewed existing 2010 solution and planned migration strategy
  • Designed and built a new solution for in-order contact update across multiple systems
  • Presented demo of Azure Logic Apps to 10+ resources
  • Planned clients next steps for getting started with Microsoft Azure

Project: Stratosphere Quality – Indianapolis, IN 11/2016 – 04/2017
Role: Azure Architect, EDI Developer, Logic Apps Developer (Direct to Client)

  • Reviewed EDI files needed for integration with an Auto Company
  • Architected an Azure-based solution using Logic Apps and Integration Accounts
  • Created numerous EDI and Flat File transactions for vendor payment
  • Built a PowerShell based deployment process for the Azure Logic App solution
  • Set up monitoring of deployed Logic Apps to ensure smooth operation in Production

Project: Allscripts – Raleigh, NC 05/2014 – 10/2016
Role: Overall Solution Architect, Developer (through 3rd party)

  • Review existing BizTalk 2009 solution using HL7
  • Architected a replacement for an existing HL7 based BizTalk solution using Toolkit toolkit
  • Designed and build numerous ESB Itineraries and custom components Built a BizTalk Deployment Framework based build and deployment processes
  • Designed an Azure-based solution using
  • Web APIs, SQL Azure, and Service Bus
  • Assisted in production support issues
  • Led a team for 5 developers

Older Projects

Hartford Insurance Group – Hartford, CT (Contractor) 06/2004 – 04/2005

Integration Architect / BizTalk Developer

Senior Developer and Integration Architect working on a multi-million dollar, 150+ interface integration project with over 10 additional BizTalk Developers. Integrated client systems with Accenture’s SOURCE Claims Management System. 

Auxis, Inc. – Miami, FL (Contractor) 04/2004 – 06/2005

Integration Architect

Sole developer responsible for the Architecture, Design, and Build of a BizTalk 2004 integration solution providing near real-time data synchronization between Motek’s Priya Warehouse Management System and Microsoft Business Solution’s (MBS) Great Plains 8. 

Avanade, Inc. – Irving, TX 06/2003 – 04/2004

Senior Solution Developer

Designed and built a new communication system for use in a large C# windows application using Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004.  Designed and developed complex C# web services and Service Agents for use in the windows application.

Accenture – Irving, TX 08/2000 – 10/2002

Technical Architecture Consultant 

Acquired new skills quickly to become the go-to developer on several projects.  Operated as the lead technical resource on 3 projects.  Designed and developed effective technical solutions to client specifications.

Lighting Collectibles – Texarkana, TX 05/1991 – 08/2000

Owner and Developer

Started new retail business in 1991.  Deployed the business to the web in 1996.  Designed and developed all HTML content and integrated state-of-the-art shopping cart system with real-time credit card processing.