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Developer Project Manager

Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
November 04, 2018

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William E. “Bill” Sellers

*** ********** ***** ********* ****, Georgia 30269

770-***-**** (M)

Business Intelligence Analyst / MicroStrategy Architect & Developer /

Results-oriented IT professional with strong analytical and business intelligence skills. Demonstrated ability to deliver robust, cost-effective, and timely business intelligence solutions to enable better business decisions. Core competencies include:

Business Intelligence Analyst. Performed analyst role in gathering and identifying the business requirements driving the data warehouse projects. Responsibilities included gathering stakeholder needs and objectives, defining those objectives in technical terms; maintaining stakeholder support in project outcome; training end-users on effective use of the tools. At Just for Feet, creatively worked with vastly-overworked and under-informed end-users to define business needs and goals.

MicroStrategy Architect/Developer Schema specification and data model development; dataset/document/dashboard development, report tuning, data validation and troubleshooting. Create conceptual and logical data model, report and schema objects, and provided troubleshooting for data validation issues.

Professional Experience

2001 to Present BI MicroStrategy Developer / Senior Analyst / Business Owner Peachtree City, Georgia

MicroStrategy Architect & Developer/HR Senior Analyst Home Depot June 2013 - September 2018

Served as Lead MicroStrategy 10.8 Architect/Developer for Home Depot HR Technology and Analytics supporting Store, District, Regional, Divisional, Corporate Human Resources and Store personnel. Developed MicroStrategy schemas for two projects defining attrition, headcount, terms, learning, candidate quality pool, requisition-to-hire process, actual hours vs forecast, associate commitment, and other HR metrics. Developed dashboards for HR corporate, supply chain, and merchandising execution teams. Data sources include DB2, Teradata, and SQL Server.

BI Developer/Project Manager/Data Analyst Robert Half AT&T May 2012 - November 2012

Served as Data Analyst/Project Manager/Developer at a large telecommunications company, supporting the integration of numerous data warehouses and data sources into a single, conformed platform (multi-terabyte Teradata RDBMS). Also worked with data architecture to support streamlined reporting on various BI Analytical tools (MicroStrategy, Business Objects, etc.).

BI Project Manager/Developer/Data Analyst TekSystems Bank of America December 2010 - November 2011

Planned, managed, and lead a group of three in the installation/configuration of MicroStrategy 9.4 on Red Hat Linux/DB2/Netezza platform, including implementation of Distribution Services and WAR file customization (website look and feel and external security mechanism). The business focus of the data warehouse/data mart was developing an integrated view of the client across all lines of business (commercial, mid-size business, global corporation, and investment banking).

BI support for a Real Estate data warehouse. Supporting on-going development team in the Administration and Architect roles, with some FFSQL development. Effort includes reviewing data model to move freeform SQL reports to standard reports/documents, report tuning, creating Schema objects, adding users, object migration/duplication.

Senior BI Developer/Analyst Sherpa Technologies Conclusive Marketing November 2010-December 2010

Developed mockups of dashboards for a marketing/leads management application that tracks performance of email, mail, and phone marketing programs into contacts, leads, and products sold for banking industry applications. Used MicroStrategy 9 on SQL Server

Senior BI Developer/Analyst Tata Consulting Services Home Depot November 2009-Mar 2010

Performed business requirements analysis, BI dashboard/document/report development, report tuning, data validation and defect analysis for the Sales, Labor, Inventory, and Operations divisions at a large Atlanta-based home improvement retailer using MicroStrategy 9 on Teradata and Oracle. Developed dashboards, report services documents, standard reports, and performed some schema object development for an Enterprise Data Warehouse.

Senior BI Developer/Analyst self-employed USPS May 2008 to November 2009

Performed requirements analysis and development, BI report development, report tuning, intensive data validation and defect analysis for the retail division of the United States Postal Service using MicroStrategy 8 on Teradata. Developed standard reports, Report Services documents, and HTML documents for a 28 TB retail data warehouse in a variety of subject areas. Also performed SQL tuning, report performance testing, and recommended data model changes to improve performance.

Senior Production Consultant MicroStrategy Inc. July 2007 to Feb 2008

Provided consulting services for the design and implementation of MicroStrategy BI platform using MicroStrategy 8, including business requirements gathering, functional/technical specification development, data model development, report development and tuning, dashboard development, SDK customization, system installation, and overall project guidance and management. Industries worked with include yellow pages publishing, hospital supply chain/medical outcomes performance, and global distilled beverage retailer.

BI Developer / MicroStrategy Developer self-employed USPS November 2006 to July 2007

Provided business requirements analysis, report development, report tuning, specification development, and defect analysis/correction using MicroStrategy 8 on Teradata for the retail division of the United States Postal Service. Developed standard reports, Report Services documents, and HTML documents for a 28 TB retail data warehouse in a variety of subject areas.

Co-owner Senoia Animal Hospital July 2003 to present

Provided operations management for a moderately sized veterinary hospital.

BI Business Analyst / MicroStrategy Developer Comforce October 2002 to June 2003

Provided data warehouse design and development activities for a telecommunications company using Oracle 8i and MicroStrategy.

Gathered requirements from internal and external customers; designed, developed and tested reports; improved customer report interface and report validation; resolved data quality issues.

Instructor Clayton College and State University August 2001 to August 2002

Developed course materials and labs; provided in-class instruction for the following courses:

Introductory UNIX / Linux with focus on shell scripting and basic Systems Administration tasks, Introductory C Development, and Fundamentals of Operating Systems.

March 2000 to May 2001 BI Project Manager / Analyst / Developer Fujitsu Consulting

Project lead for the implementation of an eCRM solution for Travelocity utilizing real-time visitor profiling system and targeted advertising engine.

Provided support for in-house data warehouse product development using MicroStrategy, pre-sales requirements analysis, proposal development, and customer presentations.

March 1999 to March 2000 BI Project Manager / MicroStrategy Developer BellSouth Interconnect

Provided project management and development support for an ordering, provisioning, maintenance & repair performance measurements data warehouse using MicroStrategy and supporting Bellsouth’s entry into the long-distance phone market.

May 1998 to March 1999 BI Project Manager / MicroStrategy Developer Just for Feet

Served as project lead on the implementation retail data warehouse and enterprise data warehouse for merchandising, category management, inventory, forecasting, customer relationship management, and loss prevention using MicroStrategy on Informix. Also provided MicroStrategy report development support for ongoing requirements.

Early Career July 1984 to June 1995 Radar Systems Analysis and Design Project Office

Worked with defense contractors Logicon, Vitro Services, Raytheon Research and Development Labs, and NKF Engineering for the simulation, development and production of Navy SPY radar, Patriot Air Defense radar, Cruise missile radar altimeters, and Soviet radar threat simulators


Master of Business Administration, Information Systems Consulting University of Alabama 1998

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering University of Alabama 1984


DBMSs: Teradata, DB2, Netezza, SQL Server

CASE tools: SQL Assistant, ERwin, TOAD

BI Tools : MicroStrategy (up to v10.8), Microsoft SQL Server Management Console

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