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  • Jim Welch

    Jim Welch
    Principal
    • Areas of expertise
    • Architecture, design, development and deployment of large-scale, complex applications
      • Web and smart client application development
    • Technical expertise with:
      • Application portals and collaboration solutions
      • Identity Management and Security
      • Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
    • Project team management and technical leadership
    • Software development team mentoring, knowledge transfer, processes and standards, including deep expertise with agile methods
    • Technology and tools evaluation and selection
    • Application and application development project assessments
    • Industry experience in life sciences, healthcare, consumer goods, logistics and financial services
    • Technical skills and experience
    • 20+ years of software development and project management experience
    • Architect, consultant and product expert for Microsoft Consulting Services for 8.5 years
    • Development manager for large, multi-year projects
    • Microsoft Development Platform: C#, ASP.NET, MVC, Windows SharePoint Services, VC++, XML/XSLT, .NET Framework , Identity Management
    • Microsoft Server Platforms: SharePoint Portal Server, Windows Server, SQL Server, Analysis Services, and Identity Lifecycle Manager
    • B. A., Washington University, St. Louis
    • Sample of specific project experience
    • Solution Architect and implementation lead for multi-year collaboration and identity management solution for a large pharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly and Company. Duties include responsibility for the overall solution architecture for multiple data centers, solution development for large-scale document management including regulated documents, an external facing clinical trial management portal, enterprise search, custom web parts and integrated data visualization dashboards for drug pipeline analysis.
    • Designed and implemented a security and identity management solution for Eli Lilly. The solution integrated Active Directory, SAP, a Sun One directory and numerous custom applications. A related component automated group membership based on user attributes.
    • Designed and implemented a security and identity management solution for HCA. The solution integrated identity data between Lawson Financials and the corporate Active Directory.
    • Worked with a major health insurance companies Enterprise Architecture group to evaluate, recommend and promote software development team processes and best practices for approximately 30 development groups. The evaluation included all aspects of development from tools, methodologies, intellectual property sharing and community.
    • Project Manager and technical lead for multi-tier .NET development effort for a corporate events management company, Maritz Travel using C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, SQL Server and .NET Remoting
    • Re-implemented a set of COM+ components written in Visual Basic and Site Server to Visual C++/ATL and ADSI resulting in over 30x performance gain for a consumer beverage companies extranet systems