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Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT

BizTalk Architect/Developer at U.S. Department of State; Vice President at ELNEL Consulting, LLC

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. U.S. Department of State,
  2. ELNEL Consulting, LLC (MBE)
Previous
  1. U.S. Customs and Border Protection,
  2. Directions Training Center,
  3. Lockheed Martin
Education
  1. MCTS BizTalk Server 2010
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U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State

BizTalk Architect/Developer

– Present

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Background

Summary

* .NET Architect/Developer, specializing in BizTalk, BI, & Azure -- Microsoft-certified (MCTS) in BizTalk Server
* 27 years of software architecture/design/implementation experience
* 22 years of specializing in Microsoft technology
* 11 years of .NET expertise
* 9 years of solid experience with BizTalk Server (2013, 2010, 2009, 2006 R2, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000)
* 29 Microsoft certifications, including BI, MCPD Windows4/Web4/Azure, SQL Server Development/DBA, and MCT: https://mcp.microsoft.com/authenticate/validatemcp.aspx
Transcript ID 701807, Access Code “MrBizTalk”
* Hired by Microsoft to be an instructor at TechEd (including coverage of the BizTalk training area)
* Many LinkedIn recommendations
* DHS (CBP/TSA) & DoD Security Clearances

Specialties: My focus is on Enterprise Application Integration, creating solutions that leverage BizTalk Server as well as other Microsoft Technologies. My hands-on knowledge in both web-based and smart-client applications allows me to factor in all relevant requirements prior to suggesting a target platform. I always ensure that my clients understand that software creation has inherent risks and these risks should be minimized via the use of Industry Best Practices.

E-mail: nelson @at@ ELNEL.com

Experience

BizTalk Architect/Developer

U.S. Department of State
– Present (11 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

CACI Subcontractor

Vice President

ELNEL Consulting, LLC (MBE)
– Present (13 years 1 month)

.NET Architect/Developer: BizTalk / BI / Azure (Security Clearance: CBP)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection
(3 years 8 months)Alexandria, Virginia

Client: Unisys/AGC

Technologies Used: BizTalk Server 2013/2010/2009/2006R2, SQL Server 2012/2008 R2/2008, Windows Server 2012/2008 R2, WCF, IIS 7, Visual Studio 2012/2010/2008, TFS/MSBuild, BizUnit, BizTalk Deployment Framework, LoadGen, Oracle 11g/SQL Developer, Azure, Hyper-V, IBM WebSphere MQ, Windows 8/7, Silverlight 4

• Hired by the Director of Architecture & Engineering as a direct report to him in the Targeting & Analysis Systems Program Office
• BizTalk development tasks included: Creation of schemas, maps, pipelines, and orchestrations; Integration with several external systems; creation of a build system to automatically deploy and test applications; and, Utilization of BAM/OLAP
• Architecture tasks included the Creation of deliverable architecture/design documents
• Developed a set of BizTalk team development standards, including naming conventions & best practices
• Created a comprehensive set of automated functional tests using BizUnit and the Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework
• Provided level-2 production support on numerous mission-critical BizTalk systems
• Mentored other developers, including the creation of presentations on BizTalk & Silverlight
• Worked on a Silverlight application to replace the ASP front-end of a CBP mission-critical system

Silverlight Instructor

Directions Training Center
(2 months)

Technologies Used: Visual Studio 2008, Windows 7, Silverlight 3

Conducted customized Silverlight training classes using Official Microsoft Learning Products

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

Lockheed Martin
(3 years 1 month)

Clients: DHS/TSA/USCG, HHS/CMS, SSA
Technologies Used: BizTalk Server 2006R2/2006, SQL Server 2005/SSAS/SSIS/SSRS, Windows Server 2003 R2, MSCS, IIS 7.0/6.0, Visual Studio 2008/2005, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, XML Web Services, AES/Rijndael, TLS, SecureBlackbox
• Successfully passed a stringent BizTalk technical screening by Microsoft Consulting Services prior to being hired
• Designed, developed, and implemented a BizTalk Business Process Automation solution for TSA’s Transportation Worker Identification Credential program (www.tsa.gov/twic) – this national security project is currently in production with over 1,300,000 biometric smart cards issued to date. After I brought the BizTalk development back on track, the TSA director was able to testify before Congress that TWIC was proceeding on schedule.
• Led the creation of a BizTalk B2G system to manage the exchange of data between insurance companies and the Social Security Administration, enabling private carriers to streamline their claims operations
• Architecture tasks included: Creation of deliverable architecture/design documents; and, Design of clustered server configurations
• Development tasks included: Creation of BizTalk schemas, maps, pipelines, custom FIPS 140-2/PGP pipeline components, orchestrations, and role links; Creation of a configurable aggregator for batching outbound messages; Integration with 6 different external systems; Utilization of BAM with OLAP; Creation of system-monitoring tools; Training/mentoring of other developers; and, Assigning some BizTalk tasks to developers.
• Designed & executed performance/availability tests on a BizTalk group consisting of multiple BizTalk servers & multiple SQL Servers - by measuring Maximum Sustainable Throughput (MST), extended overload scenarios were avoided in production
• Taught several BizTalk courses in the Microsoft Official Curriculum to system administrators

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
(2 years 5 months)

Technologies Used: BizTalk Server 2006, SQL Server 2005/SSAS/SSIS/SSRS, Windows Server 2003 R2, MSCS, IIS 7.0/6.0, Visual Studio 2005, XML Web Services, AES/Rijndael, TLS

BizTalk Technical Learning Guide; Instructor

Microsoft Tech•Ed
(1 month)

• Selected as one of only 117 MCT’s (Microsoft Certified Trainers) worldwide to be a Technical Learning Guide (TLG)
• Selected as one of only 27 TLG’s to be a paid presenter to developer attendees, with all expenses included
• Provided 1-on-1 assistance to customers in the BizTalk area of the Hands-On Labs training area to ensure that they had a positive experience and were able to complete the labs
• Authored and presented Instructor-Led Labs on C# 3.0 & LINQ

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(4 months)

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

America's Health Insurance Plans
(5 months)

.NET Instructor (Adjunct Professor)

Montgomery College
(1 month)

Technologies Used: Visual Studio 2005, .NET 2.0, Win Forms, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, C#, VB.NET, UML, OOD/OOP
• Created and taught a pair of Programming .NET 2.0 evening classes to Continuing Education students, including the preparation of all teaching materials
• Met Microsoft teaching requirements for me to become a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
• Provided guidance to the dean on offering classes relating to the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC)

I can be found on the faculty list at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/faculty/#R

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

Serco (formerly SI International)
(1 year 10 months)

Clients: Army National Guard, DHS/CBP
Technologies Used: BizTalk Server 2006/2004, SharePoint Portal Server (SPS) 2003, SQL Server 2005/2000, Visual Studio .NET 2005/2003, Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, IIS 6.0, Web Parts/Smart Parts, InfoPath 2003, K2.net 2003, Windows SharePoint Services (WSS), Tablet PC Edition 2005, Smart Documents (VSTO/IBF/Vertigo), Microsoft Virtual Server/Virtual PC
• Led the prototyping, design, implementation, and installation of a 6-person BizTalk B2B project for U.S. Customs & Border Protection. Handling EDI & XML messages, the cargo-screening system could process 2,000,000 messages per day. In addition, a successful demonstration to CBP management led to the initial milestone being met and approval of the client’s 1st payment.
• Designed and implemented 39 custom BizTalk functoids for use by EDI business analysts during message mapping - this resulted in significant increases in maintainability & readability, a reduction in map creation time, and easier debugging
• Installed/configured a BizTalk Port Security project that submitted InfoPath documents for demonstration at a USCG trade show
• Installed & configured a multi-server team-development environment consisting of BizTalk Server, SharePoint, SQL Server, and Windows Server 2003

.NET Developer/Architect

NASD
(9 months)

.NET Developer/Architect

Northrop Grumman
(1 year 4 months)

Clients: US Postal Inspection Service, CFTC

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

CSC
(10 months)

Client: DOJ INS
Technologies Used: BizTalk Server 2002/2000, Visual Studio .NET, C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, VB.NET, SOAP, XML/XSL/XSLT, SQL Server 2000, SQLXML 3.0, Oracle 9i, COM+, MSMQ, Windows2000 Adv. Server, UML, OOD/OOP, SDLC
• Designed/created an object-oriented set of .NET web forms, user controls, and compiled controls for an OLTP system.
• Created .NET Web Services for use by several access methods including .NET web pages, Windows Forms, etc.
• Implemented a BizTalk solution using the orchestration designer by integrating managed DLL’s with COM wrappers.
• Other tasks included creating design documents using SDLC & UML, deciding on appropriate design patterns, ensuring scalability to support 20 transactions/sec, and formulating an analysis of the .NET languages for a team standard.

Senior ASP.NET Developer

Dewberry (formerly Dewberry & Davis)
(1 month)

Lead Microsoft Architect & Web Developer

Hewlett-Packard
(1 year)

Lead Microsoft Multimedia Web Architect

GSS
(6 months)

Lead Microsoft Web Developer

Ciber
(2 months)

Client: US Postal Service

Web/Database Project Architect

IBM
(2 years 7 months)

Client: US Postal Service

Senior Windows NT Developer

Sallie Mae
(3 months)

Senior Windows NT/Unix Engineer

Freddie Mac
(11 months)

Windows95 Lead Developer/Architect

British Telecom (formerly BTNA)
(11 months)

MS-Windows Configuration Specialist

International Monetary Fund
(11 months)

MS-Windows Developer/DBA

Ceyoniq
(1 year 10 months)

MS-Windows & OS/2 Programmer/Analyst

Verizon (formerly GTE)
(1 year 4 months)

Senior Programmer

IBM
(4 years 6 months)

DBA/Application Programmer

Racal Milgo
(1 year 4 months)

Skills

  • .NET
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server
  • Microsoft Certified...
  • XML
  • BizTalk
  • ASP.NET
  • WCF
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • C#
  • LINQ
  • SharePoint
  • Visual Studio
  • Business Intelligence
  • Security
  • IIS
  • Enterprise Software
  • SOA
  • Windows Azure
  • SQL Azure
  • SSRS
  • SSIS
  • SSAS 2008
  • EDI
  • Silverlight
  • Integration
  • Databases
  • WPF
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Education

MCTS BizTalk Server 2010

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in BizTalk Server 2010 achieved 7/2012

MCT

Certification

Microsoft Certified Trainer achieved 9/2006

Tulane University

BSE, Computer Engineering

• GPA (CS): 3.9/4.0
• Selected as Team Member in National Programming Competition
• Member, Freshman Honor Society

MCPD Web Developer 4.0

Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Web Developer in .NET 4.0 achieved 5/2012

MCPD Windows Azure Developer

Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Azure Developer achieved 10/2012

MCPD Windows Developer 4.0

Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows Developer in .NET 4.0 achieved 3/2012

MCTS .NET 4.0 Data Access

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 4.0 Data Access achieved 3/2012

MCTS .NET 4.0 Service Communications

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 4.0 Service Communication Applications achieved 3/2012

MCTS .NET 4.0 Web

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 4.0 Web Applications achieved 5/2012

MCTS .NET 4.0 Windows

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 4.0 Windows Applications achieved 3/2012

MCITP SQL Server 2008 Development

Certification

Microsoft Certified IT Professional in SQL Server 2008 Database Development achieved 1/2011

MCITP SQL Server 2008 DBA

Certification

Microsoft Certified IT Professional in SQL Server 2008 Database Administration achieved 10/2010

MCTS .NET 3.5 WF

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Workflow Foundation Applications achieved 5/2010

MCTS .NET 3.5 WPF

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Presentation Foundation Applications achieved 3/2010

MCTS SQL Server 2008 Admin

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in SQL Server 2008 Implementation and Maintenance achieved 8/2010

MCTS SQL Server 2008 Development

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in SQL Server 2008 Development achieved 11/2010

MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5

Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Application Developer in .NET 3.5 achieved 10/2009

MCTS .NET 3.5 ADO.NET

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 3.5 ADO.NET Applications achieved 10/2009

MCTS .NET 3.5 WCF

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Communication Foundation Applications achieved 10/2009

MCTS .NET 3.5 Web

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 3.5 Web Applications achieved 9/2009

MCTS .NET 3.5 Windows

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Applications achieved 9/2009

MCTS SQL Server Business Intelligence

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence (BI) Development achieved 1/2008

MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 2.0

Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise Application Developer in .NET 2.0 achieved 8/2007

MCTS .NET 2.0 Distributed

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications achieved 8/2007

MCTS .NET 2.0 Web

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications achieved 5/2007

MCTS .NET 2.0 Windows

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in .NET Framework 2.0 Windows Applications achieved 5/2007

MCTS BizTalk Server 2006

Certification

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in BizTalk Server 2006 Custom Applications achieved 1/2007

MCSD .NET

Certification

Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for .NET achieved 8/2006

MCAD .NET

Certification

Microsoft Certified Application Developer for .NET achieved 10/2005

MCP (.NET Security)

Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional in .NET Security achieved 5/2005

Certifications

MCTS BizTalk Server 2010

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