1 NJP1 Nicholas J. Parks, M.S.W.E Qualifications Highly accomplished Software Solution Developer, Technical Lead, and Architect specializing in conceptualizing, designing, and deploying advanced JavaEE/C++solutions. Expert in enterprise applications and integration. Specialist in collaborating with non-technical stakeholders and management to establish goals, requirements and strategic vision. Clients have included Hewlett Packard, the US Air Force, FBI, Treasury, Major Airline, Health Insurance companies, Retailers, Texas A & M, and Auburn University. Excellent communication skills, known for ability to champion concepts and win management approval for time-lines and resources. Strong experience liaising with multiple business and technical leaders. Outstanding team leadership, mentoring, and teaching skills. Secret Clearance w/ SSBI. JCP Expert Group Member. OWASP Member 14 Years of Software Industry Skills Development Expertise: Server blade management, Automated mass server deployment, Enterprise Java Middleware / SOA / Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), Web Services, Event/Message Driven Services, Enterprise Orchestration, Reverse Engineering Legacy Application Stacks, Ethnographic Requirements Gathering and Design Analysis, Business Intelligence Methodologies: CMMi Key Practice Areas, Extreme Programming (XP), Clean Room, Test Driven Development (TDD), Organic Agile, User Centered Design, Ethnographic Driven Design, Continuous Integration, Scrum Software Specialties: High Performance Multithreaded C/C++, Java, JavaEE, EJB, JMS, JPA, jbpm, JSP/JSF, JAX-WS, JAX- RS, Axis, SOAP, REST, Jboss, Websphere Portal, Tomcat, Apache, Multi-thread Distributed Java, SQL,LDAP, XML/VXML/GSL, UML, PHP, PERL, Bash Platforms/Systems: Windows, Linux, Solaris, Linux Embedded, Amazon EC2/ (S3)/DynamoDB/IAM/Route53/VPC/CloudFront Career Linux Blade Server Management Suite: Designed, built, and delivered mission critical task/resource scheduler for Data Center Blade Management Solution for Linux Customers while at Hewlett Packard. Local & Federated Identity Management with Applications Hosting: Extended / designed and integrated IAM solution that enabled SOA composite applications and Cloud hosting with PIV authentication. Archaeology Point of Capture: At Texas A & M, utilized specialized ethnographic software design methods and Business Intelligence concepts to create a program that assists nautical archaeologists in maintaining point of capture context to enable cognitive reconstruction. Integration Tools: Delivered integration tools ahead of schedule with extra capabilities for the US Air Force. Streamlined design-to-prototype manufacturing process by integrating CNC based robotics with computer aided drafting and design tools. Savings resulted in approximately $300,000 per fabrication project about $2.1 million dollars annually. Educational Psychology Utility: Created prototype research tool at Auburn University that has been deployed and active for more than half a decade and has grown beyond what was originally proposed.
2 NJP2 Professional Experience Architect Undisclosed, Phoenix, Arizona 2012-present Educated customer(s) on OWASP and applicability, End-to-End SOA Security Health Insurance company(s) IAM design audit/assistance Airline Identity management solution and stress testing Architected global scale Identity integration solution for retail organization Custom Java development to support global SOA security initiative for retail organization Technical writing, FedRAMP, ISO/IEC 27001/2, OWASP WebSphere 7/8, Tivoli Directory Integrator, Tivoli Identity Manager, IBM Rational AppScan, Amazon IAM, CloudFront, Virtual Private Cloud, Route 53 IAM Lead & Technical Consultant Undisclosed, Odenton, Maryland 2011-present Educated customer(s) on what is/is not Identity and Access Management Delivered Tivoli Directory Integrator solution for directory integration effort Educated customer on Oracle SOA Suite and Identity and Access Management Capabilities Trained customer on CA Identity management solutions Tivoli IAM deployment, custom Java development and business process integration Security clearance update Technical writing, distributed team orchestration WebSphere Portal Server 6/7, Tivoli Directory Integrator, CA Identity Manager 12.5, Oracle SOA Suite Enterprise Java Lead Developer & Tivoli IAM Consultant/Integrator Undisclosed, Reston, Virginia Demonstrated Tivoli IAM and Amazon EC2 hosted Application integration Architect and developer of Java Middleware components and Portal Services as part of a Federated SSO solution Proposed Software process for fledgling software organization around TDD And XP that was adopted by prime contracting organization, including standing up a continuous integration environment around subversion, clearcase, ant, junit and Hudson. Security clearance renew Technical Writing, Presentations, Team Lead / Development Manager, Consensus building, FISMA JavaEE, EJB 3.1, JPA 2.0, WebSphere Portal Server 6/7, Tivoli Access Manager API, Tivoli Identity Manager API, Tomcat, Struts, SQL, Tivoli Security Policy Manager, Jboss 6/7, Rational Application Developer
3 NJP3 System Software Engineer Hewlett-Packard, Houston, Texas Supported development team transitioning to Java which included guiding the overall application architecture utilizing Enterprise Java and JBoss therefore assisting in formulating and defining systems specifications. Designed, Built and Delivered, robust mission critical resource scheduler engine, team cited the capabilities of the solution exceeding requirements in all categories Mentored non-java developers in Java technologies. Developed embedded enterprise data center management component (C++) which gyrated servers through manageability to enable Converged Networks and Virtualization. Essential to new Virtual Connect technology initiative Expanded feature set of an existing Linux/PHP enterprise blade management application. Team Lead, Consensus building, inter-team coordination, continuous integration, Agile development, Linux Administration High Performance C/C++, Linux Embedded, ESB, JMS, JavaEE, Hibernate, High Performance multi-threaded Java, Jboss, Tomcat, PHP, jbpm, BPMN/BPEL, SQL, PostgreSQL, Web-Services, Eclipse Humanities Informatics Researcher Center for the Study of Digital Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas Provided technical direction and support for IT / Humanities efforts. Reviewed potential IT proposals, prioritized needs and assessed potential of projects. Employed advanced ethnographic elicitation techniques, gathered information and data, developed requirements and prepared proposals. Created VB.NET prototype for Nautical Archaeologists that assists in maintaining point of capture context quality. Team Lead, Technical writing/publishing, inter-discipline communication/coordination, Agile development, business intelligence, Informatics systems, cultural anthropology ESB, JMS, JavaEE, Hibernate, Jboss, Tomcat, PHP, jbpm, SQL, PostgreSQL, MYSQL, Web Services, Lucene Human Computer Interaction Researcher, Software Engineering Teaching Assistant Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama Supported teaching and research efforts at Auburn University including human cognition and information interpretation. Acted as Technical Lead and Project Manager for IT projects. Analyzed human cognition research and developed proposals to enhance the role of Information Systems in department. Reviewed task requirements, gathered information, analyzed data, prepared proposals, and developed entire projects. Coordinated testing, feature enhancements, and change requests with Department. Designed and delivered research platform for Educational Psychology research utility in learner modality as part of a $3.1M research program. Currently in use at multiple K-12 school districts. Taught students to execute software product delivery with Extreme Programming Methodology, User Centered Design, UML, and PHP
4 NJP4 Team Lead, Technical writing/publishing, inter-discipline communication/coordination, education and training systems, elearning, JavaEE, Tomcat, PHP, SQL, PERL, PostgreSQL, MYSQL, VXML/XML, GSL, C++ Software Development Engineer Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington 2003 Provided file system security and encryption capability for enterprise customers Small footprint high performance C, Windows Mobile Development, Windows Embedded Software/General Engineer United States Air Force, Various Developed and integrated software solutions for US Air Force non-computer personnel: Mechanical engineers, machinists, and welders. Evaluated and designed IT solutions in collaboration with different groups at all levels. Created bridge application stack to connect Windows systems to existing Linux/Solaris/Unix status reporting and management infrastructure with diversified/distributed middleware and web services. Delivered C++ prototype of reverse engineered, Monte Carlo-based FORTRAN simulator product from the Rand Corporation (circa 1980). Simulator established baseline functionality and cost projection for wider simulation product. Defense Intelligence systems, reverse engineering, modeling and simulation High Performance multi-threaded C++, PHP, PERL, Java, SOAP, Tomcat, Apache
5 NJP5 Education Masters in Software Engineering, conferred 2005 AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Auburn, Alabama Bachelors in Computer Engineering, conferred 2002 AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Auburn, Alabama