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Columbus, OH
Posted:
June 25, 2018

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James High

**** ******* ****., ***** #*** – Columbus, OH – 43240 – 502-***-**** – ac50c8@r.postjobfree.com – Skype: jameslhigh

Lead Data Analyst, Enterprise Data Architect, Business Analysis,

Cloud and Solution Architecture, Data Architecture, Big Data, Technical Project Leadership

Enterprise Data Architect

Enterprise-Wide Data Solutions Strategist

Enterprise Data Modeler

Lead Cloud Architect

Cross-Team Collaborator

Scalable Data Warehousing

Informatica

Lead Data Integration/Migration Architect

Lead Analyst

Mobile Business Intelligence & Architecture

Technical & Business Strategic Orientation

James is a Senior Enterprise Solution Architect and Data Engineer with over 20 years of experience in the design, development and management of enterprise-wide data solutions. James possesses a rare combination of deep technical and solid business experience. His technical expertise in Strategic Data Management & Analytics includes Data Governance, Advance Analytics, Data Integration, Big Data, Relational Data Warehousing, MDM, Cloud Architecture and provider services, RDBMS, Big Data Analytics, Lambda Architecture, Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, NoSQL databases, and IOT.

James has a demonstrated track record helping business stakeholders understand ROI and value identification related to data and analytic use cases. He has led the creation of several very large Enterprise Data Hubs(EDH) that utilize both traditional relational and Hadoop technologies. These EDH’s were designed to be the source for enterprise reporting and analytics, data integration to Single Source of Truth, repository of both structured and unstructured data (Data Lake), and the repository from which to vend data (via ESB, streaming and messaging) to data customers.

Benchmarks & Milestones

Designed and unveiled data architecture to capture strategic decision support data for 30,000+ restaurants

Implemented BI platform for client identifying $5 million in OEM expense savings

Co-created fully functional offshore data movement and migration practice

Initiated enterprise-wide Governance and Master Data Management strategies

Administered multi-million dollar Data Web engagements

Co-led staffing, training, and expansion of 50-person Business Information Management division consulting firm

Career Progression

James High LLC Detroit, MI/Pittsburgh PA/Columbus OH Jan 2017 – Present

Clients: HAP, EQT, State of Ohio

Senior Big Data Technical Lead (Contract Position) State of Ohio

Leadership: Principal architect on significant Data Hub solution deploying open source software framework Hadoop and Spark for processing and storage platforms. Implemented data governance and reference data management(RDM) and MDM processes and workflows using the IBM suite of tools.

Major Technologies: Oracle, Informatica, Apache, Hadoop, Cloudera, Oracle Fusion, Teradata

Project Contributions: Lead standards and development of Big Data, data warehousing, management, integration, governance, MDM, Service Oriented architectures (Kakfka, Flume, Oracle Fusion, Tibco) and quality. Designer of data models and repository structures.

Tools: Helped clients to identify use cases in order to create use case specific big data analytical solutions

Communications: Helped clients to identify use cases in order to create use case specific big data analytical solutions.

Senior Enterprise Data/Data Quality Architect(Contract Position) -EQT

Leadership: Lead architect on a large multi data integration/reporting project engagement.

Major Technologies: Oracle, Informatica, Tableau, Tibco Spotfire.

Project Contributions: Defined the architectural approach and process for implementing multiple agile projects simultaneously.

Communications: Led explanatory meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Led requirements, design and strategy meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Mapped requirements to tactical and strategic technical solutions.

Senior Enterprise Data/Data Quality Architect(Contract Position) -HAP

Leadership: Lead architect on a large data quality endeavor that insured that correct claims information was sent to CMS for processing.

Major Technologies: Oracle, Informatica, Tableau.

Project Contributions: Data architect on a data migration project. Designed approach, logical data model and repository structures for member cross-reference processes.

Communications: Led explanatory meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Led requirements, design and strategy meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Mapped requirements to tactical and strategic technical solutions.

Humana Louisville, KY Jan 2016 – Jan 2017

Senior Enterprise Data /Data Hub Architect/Lead Analyst/ Data Quality Architect(Consulting Position)

Leadership: Applications architect on significant Data Hub solution deploying open source software framework Hadoop and Spark for processing and storage platforms.

Major Technologies: Oracle, Informatica, Apache, Hadoop, Web Logs(IOT), Cloudera, AWS (S3, RedShift, EMR. EC2, DynamoDB)

Project Contributions: Lead standards developer for AWS Cloud and on-premise implementation of Hadoop, data warehousing, Informatica, management, integration, data governance, Service Oriented architectures (Kakfka, Flume, Informatica) MDM, and quality applications. Designer of data models and repository structures.

Communications: Led explanatory meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Led requirements, design and strategy meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Conducted representations, POCs and tool/solution selection processes with clients and third party vendors. Mapped requirements to tactical and strategic technical solutions.

AEP Columbus, OH Jan 2015 – Dec 2015

Senior Enterprise/Data Hub Architect/ Lead Analyst (Contract Position)

Leadership: Principal architect on significant Data Hub solution deploying open source software framework Hadoop and Spark for processing and storage platforms. Implemented data governance and reference data management(RDM) and MDM processes and workflows using the IBM suite of tools.

Major Technologies: Oracle, Informatica, EMC Isolon, Apache, Hadoop, HortonWorks, SAP Hana.

Project Contributions: Lead standards and development of Big Data, data warehousing, management, integration, Data, IOT, Governance, Service Oriented architectures (Flume, Informatica BDE, IBM WebSphere) MDM, and quality. Designer of data models and repository structures.

Communications: Led explanatory meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Led requirements, design and strategy meetings with senior executives and middle managers. Conducted representations, POCs and tool/solution selection processes with clients and third party vendors. Mapped requirements to tactical and strategic technical solutions.

JAMES HIGH, LLC Washington, DC and Columbus OH Sep 2014 – Dec 2014

Clients: Fannie Mae, Cardinal Health

Senior Enterprise Data Architect (Contract Position)

Leadership: Defined approach to ingest, marshal and refine data to be stored in a large distributed data environment (data warehouse, Hadoop, SAP HANA).

Major Technologies: Oracle, Informatica, Apache Hadoop, HortonWorks, SAP Hana, Teradata

Project Contributions: Defined big data frameworks, managing projects via Lean and Scrum Agile, defining project development approaches, maintaining project and departmental technical artifacts, conducting GAP/current state analyses, designing customer portals for DW and Big Data access.

TOYOTA Erlanger, KY Sep 2012 – Jun 2014

Senior Enterprise Data Architect/ Lead Data Analyst(Contract Position)

Leadership: Defined and implemented large enterprise operational data store and big data.

Major Technologies: Oracle Big Data Appliance, GoldenGate, Informatica, Apache Hadoop, HortonWorks

Project Contributions: Scaffolded large data federation and virtualized data warehousing system including: portal, security, active data models, Exalytics, Exadata, Hadoop, and mobile business intelligence/analytics. Developed mobile and cloud-based BI systems. Set DW, DM, DG, MDM, DQ, Informatica and data integration standards.

CAPGEMINI Columbus, OH Apr 2011 – Sep 2012

Senior Manager

Leadership: Provided leadership, mentoring, coaching, and career development management for employees and contractors. Enabled improved employee retention and productivity.

Major Technologies: Oracle Big Data Appliance, GoldenGate, Informatica, Apache Hadoop, Teradata. Vertica

Project Contributions: Established and implemented enterprise-level Data Warehousing and Big Data strategies, managed large data projects, Informatica, defined NoSQL & Hadoop solutions as well as SAP HANA.

Communications: Attended industry conferences as firm and partner representative.

OG&E Oklahoma City, OK Jan 2011 – Apr 2011

Acting Enterprise Data Integration Manager (Contract Position)

Leadership: Initiated and staffed data integration and data warehousing teams; drew up and assessed work agreements for contract employees; hired, managed, mentored, and provided FT employee performance reviews annually; provided technical leadership, coaching, education, and career development.

Major Technologies: Oracle Big Data Appliance, Business Objects, Informatica, Apache Hadoop, Teradata. Tibco

Project Contributions: Set, designed, and implemented objectives, outcomes, and goals for data-related projects and initiatives; devised efficient processes and best practices for Smart Grid, ETL, and ESB.

Communications: Presented project plans, assignments, timelines, status updates to senior managers.

JP MORGAN CHASE Columbus, OH May 2010 – Jan 2011

Senior IT Manager (Contract Position)

Leadership: High-level technical team leader and consultant for enterprise-wide data architecture project; drafted/reviewed employee contracts; hired, managed, mentored, and wrote annual FT employee performance evaluations.

Project Contributions: Administered Fortune 50 company large data, hardware, systems, and database migrations; controlled multi-million dollar project budget; modeled project processes for efficiency, usage, best practices, and technical environment. Supported employee mentoring, education, and career development.

Communications: Established project execution and upper level management communications strategies.

LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP Fort Wayne, IN Oct 2009 – Nov 2010

Project Manager & Data Architect (Contract Position)

Project Contributions: Designed data mining strategy and RDBMS to support SAS processing; migrated data environment from mainframe to UNIX; managed design and implementation of pension tracking financial data warehouse; implemented data warehouse strategies using Business Objects, Informatica, Siperian, Oracle and SQL Server database platforms.

FIRST SOLAR Toledo, OH Feb 2009 – Oct 2009

Enterprise Data Architect (Contract Position)

Leadership: Primary blueprinting and technical lead for SAP data migration project; determined migration approach and scope; defined data governance, stewardship, and ownership programs.

Project Contributions: Charted corporate MDM strategy and formed MDM Center of Excellence; forged corporate wide data architecture and data management strategies; ran Data Management Maturity Model analyses.

COLLABERA Columbus, OH Feb 2008 – Feb 2009

Clients: Honda, Darigold

Director

Project Contributions: Performed source system-to-target system mapping enhancement to maintain system soundness; completed ETL tool selection process and cross subject area integration analyses. Modeled key constraints and primary indices. Classified data model improvements and impact analysis for captured requirements. Conducted a system/data flow and data management maturity model analyses.

LIMITED BRANDS Columbus, OH Sep 2007 – Feb 2008

Enterprise Data Management Lead & Data Architect (Contract Position)

Leadership: Investigated Teradata RDBMS environment; overhauled Teradata indexing and partitioning strategies; headed redesigns and implementations for Teradata point-of-sale and supply chain ODS and datamart; formalized KPI definitions and business metrics resulting in realigned priorities with analytics applications.

Project Contributions: Reviewed and managed modeling deliverables; performed data modeling; identified existing teradata model objects, potential enhancements, and impact analyses for captured requirements. Constructed logical data model for captured requirements in Erwin, implemented them in Teradata, plus conserved Erwin data mart. Performed cross subject area integration analysis plus key constraint and primary index modeling. Performed routine source system-to-target system mapping enhancement and correction.

Communications: Managed and reported project status on deliverables.

James High LLC Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH Feb 2007 – Sep 2007

Clients: Fifth Third Bank, Case Western

Data Warehouse Lead/Data Architect (Contract Position) – fifth third bank

Leadership: Managed conversion of large data warehouse from mainframe to UNIX environment.

Project Contributions: Profiled mainframe data warehouse and staging data loaded into the data warehouse; designed data transformations and processes for capturing and redefining metrics and facts; implemented data warehouse strategies using diverse database platforms.

Data Warehouse Lead/Data Architect (Contract Position) - CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

Leadership: Created management plan for movement and maintenance of MDM and reference data to PeopleSoft Campus Campus Solutions.

Project Contributions: Reviewed data migration processes and accessed implementation of current data warehousing strategy.

ASURION Nashville, TN Feb 2006 – Feb 2007

Data Warehouse Lead/Data Architect (Contract Position)

Project Contributions: Designed and executed large data warehouse to mine customer-centric data. Created data models and created messaging hub, data integration strategy, data mining strategy, and RDBMS to assist SAS processing.

JP MORGAN CHANSE/BANK ONE Columbus, OH Sep 2004 - Feb 2006

Project Leader/Data Management (Contract Position)

Project Contributions: Managed creation, design, and implementation of technical infrastructure and large data warehouse; designed data mining strategy and RDBMS to support SAS processing; designed integration strategy and created data models. Performed application and data integrations. Implemented Data Warehouse strategies and data governance programs ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley and Fair Credit Act compliance.

Technology Proficiencies

Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, & Big Data:

Ab Initio, AlphaBlox, Business Objects, Business Objects Data Integrator, Business Objects FirstLogic, Dataflux, DataStage, Embarcadero ERStudio, Erwin, Essbase, SSRS, Exadata, Exalytics, Hadoop, HP Autonomy, HP Vertica, Hyperion, Informatica, Microstrategy, Kafka, Flume, NoSQL, OBIEE (mobile), Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Reporting Suit, Pivotal HD (Greenplum), Qlikview (Mobile), Rational Rose, SAP BW, SAP Hana (Training and Bootcamp), Spark, Tableau, Veeva, WebMethods. Tableau. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Spark, Splunk, Informatica, Tibco Spotfire, Python, SQL, Cassandra, HBase

Databases & Enterprise Resource Planning:

DB2, Exadata, Impala, Casandra, HBase, Hive, Informix, Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, MongoDB, Teradata, UDB

Standards, Frameworks, & Methodologies:

Agile (SCRUM, Lean, Kanban), BPMN, DMBOK, RUP, SCRUM, SDLC, TOGAF, UML, Zachman. DevOps

Education and Certifications

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY’S H. J. HEINZ III SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY & MANAGEMENT, Pittsburgh, PA

Master of Science, Public Management and Policy

Concentrations: Management Information Systems & Software Engineering

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, Louisville, KY

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Major: Finance

Industry Clients

Insurance: AIG, Asurion, State Farm

Oil, Gas, & Energy: El Paso, Inc., First Solar, OG&E, RB Falcon, Schlumberger, Reliant Energy, AEP, EQT

Mining: Helena Chemical, Iron Ore,

Banking & Finance: Equifax, Fannie Mae, Fifth Third Bank, GE Card Services, JP Morgan Chase

Manufacturing: Honda America Mfg., Honda Canada Mfg., ICI Glidden, Johnson Controls, Toyota

Retail & Gaming: Burger King, Churchill Downs, GSK, Kraft, Limited, Unilever, YUM Brands

Health Care: Abbott Labs, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal Health, HAP, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Northwest Memorial Hospital, Humana

Software: Exar Corp., Oracle, Platinum Technologies

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