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Manager Engineer

Roswell, GA
March 20, 2018

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P H ONE 5 1 2 - 924- 4 6 3 1 • E - M A I L B W E A V E R@R E E G AM.C OM H T T P : / / WWW.L I N K E D I N . C OM/I N / W F W E A V E R PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

• Loyal, hardworking individual with a consistently proven track record of expanding roles and responsibilities to meet company demands.

• Extremely effective manager of both onshore and offshore development teams.

• Unrelenting problem solver with strong, innovative analytical skills.

• Experienced developer, database administrator and system administrator.

• Enables key business leaders to make decisions and develop ‘solutions’ for their goals/challenges PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WNA Consulting – Atlanta, GA Sep 2017- Present

Senior Data Architect – work as a professional consultant with various WNA clients in a Data Architecture role

Notable Accomplishments

Instrumental in changing their ingestion process for data

Worked on design for next generation enterprise reporting database Programming Languages/Databases: SQL Server, SQL, SSIS, SSAS, PowerBI, Oracle Platforms/Operating Systems: Windows

3rd Party Software implemented/managed: RedGate, Toad, SSMS, Erwin Kestra Financial – AUSTIN, TX April 2016- Sep 2017 AVP of Data Architecture – NFP sold off their Broker/Dealer and RIA units which became Kestra Financial where I continued in my previous role Notable Accomplishments

Instrumental in splitting the companies databases, data, processes and applications

Incorporated new data sources to improve Kestra's Compliance standing in the market

Optimized process flows and processing efficiency

Integrated best of breed applications as part of Kestra's strategy for distinctiveness in the marketplace

Programming Languages/Databases: SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS Platforms/Operating Systems: Windows, SOA

3rd Party Software implemented/managed: SFDC, Jira, Confluence, RedGate, dbAMP, Snowflake Computing, Couchbase

NFP – AUSTIN, TX Aug 2009- Mar 2016

AVP of Data Architecture – Began working at NFP as a consultant to design and implement their next enterprise database. Incorporated over 20 separate databases into a single database as well as developed the processes and procedures to maintain it go forward as the “database steward”. Converted to a full-time employee in a few months and was promoted to Director of the data team.

Notable Accomplishments

Identified processes to improve compliance by pulling in transactions that previously were not captured.

Designed both the OLTP and DSS database structures that are used firm wide using Data Modeling tools

Developed methods for incorporating other business units into a single dashboard view

Developed ETL packages and plan to consolidate and migrate data

Instrumental in conversion of commission system from FDS to M&O Programming Languages/Databases: SQL, Informix, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS Platforms/Operating Systems: Windows, AIX, SOA

3rd Party Software implemented/managed: SFDC, Jira, Confluence, RedGate, dbAMP, ER Studio Reegam and Associates – AUSTIN, TX Aug 2009 – June 2011 Development Manager – Managed the development of several 3rd party products utilizing offshore resources.

Notable Accomplishments

Developed processes and procedures for working with offshore resources and managed the development via offshore resources.

Developed specs and design docs and managed the entire development lifecycle

Identified other products to incorporate into the 3rd party solution

Migrated servers from a hosted solution to cloud based servers Programming Languages/Databases: SQL, ASP.Net

Platforms/Operating Systems: Windows, Amazon cloud and virtualization 3rd Party Software implemented/managed –Amazon Cloud computing (EC2, S3) AMICUS, INC – AUSTIN, TX 2004- Sep 2009

Director of Engineering – Responsible for entire product development lifecycle from analysis of needs and design to final QA and deployment. Managed onsite and offshore development teams, the transition between the two and identified tools to ensure offshore management success. Responsible for entire infrastructure including database administration and system administration.

Notable Accomplishments

Developed several new products from inception to rollout which have been well received. Delivery was on time and on budget.

Expanded functionality and redesigned interfaces of existing products

Took on additional responsibilities for database and system administration after 2 years and took over responsibilities for all of operations in addition after 3 years.

Planned and performed major infrastructure upgrades including reduction of server count via utilization of virtualization and cloud computing

Researched, recommended, implemented and maintained several key partnership relationships Programming Languages/Databases: Perl, Java, C, JavaScript/AJAX, PHP, Ruby, HTML/CSS, Shell scripting,SQL, Sybase ASE, MySQL, Postgres, Informix Platforms/Operating Systems: Linux (RedHat, Mandrive, Debian), Solaris 10, Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP

3rd Party Software implemented/managed – Zimbra NE, RT, MWiki, ActivCollab, ExpressionEngine, WordPress, Quik, Omnipod, Amazon Cloud computing (EC2, S3) FINANCIAL SERVICE CORPORATION– ATLANTA, GA 1994-2004 Development Manager – Responsible for entire development lifecycle of the Caesar system. Managed an extremely effective team of high quality developers. Responsible for system administration of all Unix servers and database administration Notable Accomplishments.

Completely redesigned major portions of the Caesar system, managed the development, and completed a successful migration which allowed FSC to bring on processing for sister companies. Software now used for all AIGAG BD’s.

Regularly worked with other departments to build new systems for automation of daily tasks

Deliverables were consistently on time and on budget.

Hired as a 6 month contractor but converted to fulltime after 3 months. Promoted to development co-manager after 2 years. Took on additional responsibilities for database and system administration after 3 years. Became sole development manager after 6 years.

Researched and recommended CRM systems which eventually were utilized by entire AIGAG network.

Responsible for all Unix server hardware/software support including database administration

Managed implementation of a large Data-mart utilized by the Compliance department Programming Languages/Databases: Informix 4GL, SQL, Shell scripting, C, Informix IDS, Microsoft SQL Server

Platforms/Operating Systems: Dynix/ptx (Unix), Linux (RedHat), Windows Server 2000, Windows XP, Hitachi Sans

3rd Party Software implemented/managed: Onyx, Microstrategy DALLAS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY – DALLAS,TX 1988-1994

System Engineer – Responsible for development on the CARS school management system, specifically supporting the Advancement, Placement and Accounting departments Notable Accomplishments

Designed and developed the placement system

Implemented several applications utilized for donor retention and giving campaigns Programming Languages/Databases: ACE, SQL, ESQL/C, Shell scripting, C, Informix Platforms/Operating Systems: HPUX, MacOS

System Engineer CDWord Library – Responsible for tagging of texts and QA programs for a massive “ahead of its time” product called CDWord Library. Programmed scanner to recognize multiple languages and developed programs used for building texts from electronic printing sources.

Notable Accomplishments

Developed scripts and processing programs to tag and QA books used by the CDWord Library application developed at DTS

Programmed the Kurzweil scanner to recognize English, Greek and Hebrew texts, managed the scanning, and converted output into tagged format

Programming Languages: C, YACC, LEX, Sed, Awk, Shell Scripting Platforms/Operating Systems – Zenix, MIPS Unix, SCO, Kurzweil, Windows 2.x EDUCATION

Master of Theology in Pastoral Ministry – Dallas Theological Seminary – Dallas, TX 1994

Utilized degree in Church plants and para-church organizations. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – Southern College of Technology – Marietta, GA 1988

Graduated with honors


Heavily involved in my local Church as a teacher, tech lead and Church plant core member. Also teach with the Bible Training Centre for Pastors in their lay leadership division.

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