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

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

.NET Architect/Developer: BizTalk, BI, Azure

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT's Overview

Past
Education
  • MCPD Web Developer 4.0
  • MCPD Windows Azure Developer
  • MCPD Windows Developer 4.0
  • MCTS .NET 4.0 Data Access
  • MCTS .NET 4.0 Service Communications
  • MCTS .NET 4.0 Web
  • MCTS .NET 4.0 Windows
  • MCITP SQL Server 2008 Development
  • MCITP SQL Server 2008 DBA
  • MCTS .NET 3.5 WF
  • MCTS .NET 3.5 WPF
  • MCTS SQL Server 2008 Admin
  • MCTS SQL Server 2008 Development
  • MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5
  • MCTS .NET 3.5 ADO.NET
  • MCTS .NET 3.5 WCF
  • MCTS .NET 3.5 Web
  • MCTS .NET 3.5 Windows
  • MCTS SQL Server Business Intelligence
  • MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 2.0
  • MCTS .NET 2.0 Distributed
  • MCTS .NET 2.0 Web
  • MCTS .NET 2.0 Windows
  • MCTS BizTalk Server 2006
  • MCSD .NET
  • MCAD .NET
  • MCP (.NET Security)
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Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT's 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

Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT's Experience

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

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

January 2010August 2013 (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

.NET Architect/Developer: BizTalk / BI / Silverlight; Vice President

ELNEL Consulting, LLC (MBE)

Partnership; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

October 2001August 2013 (11 years 11 months)

Technologies Used: BizTalk Server 2010/2009, SQL Server 2008/SSAS/SSIS/SSRS, Windows Server 2008 R2, MSCS, IIS 7.0, WCF (Windows Communication Foundation), Visual Studio 2010/2008, Windows 7, Silverlight 3

Silverlight Instructor

Directions Training Center

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

November 2009December 2009 (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

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LMT; Defense & Space industry

October 2006October 2009 (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

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

May 2007September 2009 (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

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

June 2008June 2008 (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

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry

February 2007May 2007 (4 months)

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

America's Health Insurance Plans

October 2006February 2007 (5 months)

.NET Instructor (Adjunct Professor)

Montgomery College

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

October 2006October 2006 (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)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SRP; Outsourcing/Offshoring industry

January 2005October 2006 (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

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; NDAQ; Financial Services industry

April 2004December 2004 (9 months)

.NET Developer/Architect

Northrop Grumman

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NOC; Defense & Space industry

January 2003April 2004 (1 year 4 months)

Clients: US Postal Inspection Service, CFTC

BizTalk Architect; BizTalk Developer

CSC

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CSC; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2002January 2003 (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)

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Civil Engineering industry

March 2002March 2002 (1 month)

Lead Microsoft Architect & Web Developer

Hewlett-Packard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

November 2000October 2001 (1 year)

Lead Microsoft Multimedia Web Architect

GSS

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

June 2000November 2000 (6 months)

Lead Microsoft Web Developer

Ciber

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CBR; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2000June 2000 (2 months)

Client: US Postal Service

Web/Database Project Architect

IBM

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

October 1997April 2000 (2 years 7 months)

Client: US Postal Service

Senior Windows NT Developer

Sallie Mae

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; SLM; Financial Services industry

July 1997September 1997 (3 months)

Senior Windows NT/Unix Engineer

Freddie Mac

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; FMCC; Financial Services industry

September 1996July 1997 (11 months)

Windows95 Lead Developer/Architect

British Telecom (formerly BTNA)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BT.A; Telecommunications industry

November 1995September 1996 (11 months)

MS-Windows Configuration Specialist

International Monetary Fund

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; International Trade and Development industry

November 1995September 1996 (11 months)

MS-Windows Developer/DBA

Ceyoniq

Public Company; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry

July 1993April 1995 (1 year 10 months)

MS-Windows & OS/2 Programmer/Analyst

Verizon (formerly GTE)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; VZ; Information Technology and Services industry

February 1992May 1993 (1 year 4 months)

Senior Programmer

IBM

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

August 1987January 1992 (4 years 6 months)

DBA/Application Programmer

Racal Milgo

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Telecommunications industry

May 1985August 1986 (1 year 4 months)

Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT's Skills & Expertise

  1. .NET
  2. Enterprise Architecture
  3. Microsoft BizTalk Server
  4. Microsoft Certified Training
  5. XML
  6. BizTalk
  7. ASP.NET
  8. WCF
  9. Microsoft SQL Server
  10. C#
  11. LINQ
  12. SharePoint
  13. Visual Studio
  14. Business Intelligence
  15. Security
  16. IIS
  17. Enterprise Software
  18. SOA
  19. Windows Azure
  20. SQL Azure
  21. SSRS
  22. SSIS
  23. SSAS 2008
  24. EDI
  25. Silverlight
  26. Integration
  27. Databases
  28. WPF

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Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT's Education

MCTS BizTalk Server 2010

Certification

20122012

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

MCT

Certification

20062012

Microsoft Certified Trainer achieved 9/2006

Tulane University

BSE, Computer Engineering

19831987

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

MCPD Web Developer 4.0

Certification

2012

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

MCPD Windows Azure Developer

Certification

2012

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

MCPD Windows Developer 4.0

Certification

2012

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

MCTS .NET 4.0 Data Access

Certification

2012

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

MCTS .NET 4.0 Service Communications

Certification

2012

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

MCTS .NET 4.0 Web

Certification

2012

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

MCTS .NET 4.0 Windows

Certification

2012

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

MCITP SQL Server 2008 Development

Certification

2011

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

MCITP SQL Server 2008 DBA

Certification

2010

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

MCTS .NET 3.5 WF

Certification

2010

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

MCTS .NET 3.5 WPF

Certification

2010

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

MCTS SQL Server 2008 Admin

Certification

2010

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

MCTS SQL Server 2008 Development

Certification

2010

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

MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 3.5

Certification

2009

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

MCTS .NET 3.5 ADO.NET

Certification

2009

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

MCTS .NET 3.5 WCF

Certification

2009

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

MCTS .NET 3.5 Web

Certification

2009

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

MCTS .NET 3.5 Windows

Certification

2009

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

MCTS SQL Server Business Intelligence

Certification

2008

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

MCPD Enterprise Application Developer 2.0

Certification

2007

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

MCTS .NET 2.0 Distributed

Certification

2007

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

MCTS .NET 2.0 Web

Certification

2007

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

MCTS .NET 2.0 Windows

Certification

2007

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

MCTS BizTalk Server 2006

Certification

2007

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

MCSD .NET

Certification

2006

Microsoft Certified Solution Developer for .NET achieved 8/2006

MCAD .NET

Certification

2005

Microsoft Certified Application Developer for .NET achieved 10/2005

MCP (.NET Security)

Certification

2005

Microsoft Certified Professional in .NET Security achieved 5/2005

Nelson Robin, MCTS: BizTalk BI MCPD: .NET4 MCT's Certifications

  • MCTS BizTalk Server 2010

    • Microsoft Learning
    • July 2012

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