Bloomberg BNA – Technical Design Manager – In this position I am responsible for Bloomberg BNA's mobile development effort and assisting with projects that are out of the standard development effort, usually projects that require technical understanding of what can be done vs what is currently done.
Bloomberg BNA – Technical Design Consultant – The Bureau of National Affairs (Bloomberg BNA) is a best in class legal publisher, focusing on legal and government publishing. Bloomberg BNA currently hosts over 150 separate websites on 3 different platforms. Currently acting as a website designer that has both development and business knowledge, analyzing existing sites and developing methods for handling Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Section 508 Compliance, researching and suggesting Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques, methods of better handling video delivery, mobile platform design, and reviewing requirements and delivering functional prototypes for product design. Developing whitepapers and design documents for management and developers. Interfacing with both onsite and offsite development staffs to ensure adequate understanding and proper implementation of design requirements. Reviewing data requirements and ensuring current SGML structure supports design enhancements, working with data team to ensure compliance to design.
CSC – SDLC Development – Development of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) model for the USCIS VIS program. Experienced in both CMMI requirements of CSC and ITLM requirements, working alongside CSC developers, business analysts, QA analysts and all USCIS stake holders. Contributed to CCBs, at CSC, USCIS and DHS. Development of lifecycle included account infrastructure upgrades, development, testing, documentation, scoping, requirements development and all ITLM milestones. Risk analysis and development of SDLC resulting in reduction of lag time from over 1.5 months to 1 week.
CSC – Project Management – Acted as Project Manager for the VIS Program. Represented CSC in executive meetings with the customer and chaired meetings both with the client and CSC staff. He managed a group of over 30 Developers, Business Architects, Technical Writers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Network Administrators.
VIS consists of two applications, E-Verify and SAVE. E-Verify, a large government portal, is designed to handle employment authentication for every new employee within the United States. SAVE, a companion to E-Verify, ensures proper access to services provided by the US Government, SAVE is a key tool in the implementation of the Real ID act. Together E-Verify and SAVE have the potential of affecting everyone in the United States.
GVPi – Content Management – Implemented a content management solution for GVPi. This required working as development, network administrator, system architect, project manager, and research leads. Developed sites for the top legal, scientific, educational and code publishers in the country. Much of this required unique approaches to digital rights management, data processing, site design and integration with backend order fulfillment and production systems.
GVPi – SecureCenter – Designed and managed the development of SecureCenter for GVPi. SecureCenter is a DRM (Digital Rights Management) application developed for use in GVPi’s online hosting solution. This required knowledge of user access methods and customer requirements for selling their digital information.
GVPi – Hosting Center – Designed and implemented the hosting center used by GVPi. This solution was required to support millions of users a month. For this project a budget was developed, hardware and software acquired, and a hosting center contract negotiated.