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Brian K. Hargrove

Qualifications

  • 18+ years experience as a Project Manager / Business Analyst / Developer in a wide variety of business applications and technologies.
  • Industry experience in banking, mortgages and auto loans, consumer products, professional services, insurance, hotel, travel, and telecommunications.
  • Positive attitude and team player who emphasizes integrity and hard work with results.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills.

Summary

Project management, website and application design, data modeling, technical architecture design, OOD, database design and administration, information architecture, user interface design, technical writing, usability testing, and programming.

Scripting / programming languages

PHP, .NET, Java, AJAX, JavaScript (extJS, jQuery, YUI, GWT), XHTML, CSS2, XML/XSL, ASP, JSP, Perl, VBScript, C++

Web Servers

IIS, Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, Web Logic, Netscape Application Server

Databases

SQL Server, MySQL, Sybase SQL Anywhere, Oracle, DB2, MS Access

Other computer related skills

Microsoft productivity software (Word, Excel, etc), Adobe Creative Suite, Visual Studio, MS Project


Experience

 

TEKsystems Inc. Dallas, TX 3/2011-Current

Consultant

Provide consulting services to a large financial industry business including designing and developing user interfaces with Sencha technologies. Also, developed different plugins and java servlets for use on internal systems. (extJS, JavaScript, Java, DB2, XHTML/CSS2, jQuery, Bamboo, Crucible)


Single Solutions Group LLC Plano, TX 1/2002-Current

Principal & Senior Developer

Wealth Services Alliance Dallas, TX 2009

Designed and developed 3 different internet websites. (PHP, JavaScript, XHTML/CSS2, WordPress)

Triumph Land & Capital Management LLC Richardson, TX 2007

Lead the analysis, requirement gathering, design, development, and testing of a project to create a 2 different internet websites. (PHP, Google API, JavaScript, XHTML/CSS2)

Hill College Hillsboro, TX 2008

Provide mentoring, development, and testing for the college website including an online application and backend processing. (PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS2)

East Texas Fitness LLC Tyler, TX 2007-2008

Perform general maintenance and updates to videos, forms, and pages for an internet website.
(PHP, XHTML, JavaScript)

Sugg, White, & Associates Irving, TX 2007

Lead the analysis phase to define business and technical requirements, created the technical and user interface designs, developed and tested a new intranet CRM website. (Sugar CRM, SQL
Server, PHP, XHTML/CSS)

LCD Commercial Flooring Richardson, TX 2006

Lead the design and development of a new internet website. (XHTML/CSS, JavaScript, and Flash)

Greystone Communities Irving, TX 2004, 2005

Assisted the development and updates of intranet websites and coached beginning developers on web technologies. (ASP, XML/XSL, SQL Server, XHTML/CSS)

Capital One Auto Finance Plano, TX 2002, 2004

Performed analysis, design, development, and testing of third party messaging system, which processes inbound and outbound messages to and from vendors. Developed a document server that processed outbound queue messages and generated formatted faxes to send to vendors. Also, I constructed a batch process that produced a history of document records. (Visual Basic, ASP.NET, SQL Server, RightFax, XML/XSL.

Property Tax Control Dallas, TX 2002

Lead the analysis, design, development, and testing of a project to create research desktop software. Worked with client to define and establish business and technical requirements along with user interface design. (.NET C#, SQL Server, XML/XSL)


Findom LLC Colleyville, TX 4/2009-12/2009

Project Manager / Senior Developer

Managed the development and maintenance of the internet/intranet websites. Developed a client portal integration for various types of users and related data maintenance integration with Salesforce. (PHP, extJS, JavaScript, WordPress, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, XHTML/CSS2)


Denton Bible Church Denton, TX 1/2003-12/2010

Webmaster

Manage the development and maintenance of the multiple internet/intranet websites including extension sites for specific ministries. (PHP, extJS, JavaScript, WordPress, SQL Server, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, HTML, CSS, IIS, Apache, XML/XSL, ColdFusion)


Luminant Worldwide Inc. Dallas, TX 11/1996-12/2001

Senior Specialist of Web Technologies / Project Manager

AT&T Wireless

Managed the development of a large document management system, which included a document submission process, HTML rendition generator, and document search engine. (Java, Epicentric, JRun, Documentum, XML/XSL)

Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation

Managed the analysis and design for a web-based mortgage system. Produced documentation, which included a requirements definition document and a best business practices document. Led the development of the application architecture and object structure. Also, developed the foundation java classes and development platform. Provided guidance and mentoring to new developers in web-based java development. The system included functions to find available loans, a loan recommendation and advising process, and an online loan application. (ASP, HTML, JavaScript, MTS, SQL Server, Java COM components, IIS)

ANICO

Supervised 3 different web-based initiatives, which included an application for human resources to post job openings on a public web-site, automating the download of insurance documentation for credit insurance agents, and provided technical design for a static health insurance web-site.
(ASP, HTML, JavaScript, Java, Perl, IIS)

Property Tax Control

Analyzed, designed, and implemented a system that automated the clients property tax rendition process as well as many other tax related functions. The system provided a customizable workflow through automation with Visio and provided automatic document and fax generation.
(Power Builder, Sybase SQL Anywhere)

Hilton Hotels

Led the analysis, design, and implementation for a web-based contact and request form for large banquets or conventions. Also, assisted in maintaining a web-based reservation system. Also, led the initiative to integrate multiple hotel brands by modifying the application architecture to have reusable and generalized objects. (Netscape App. Server, Java, Dynamo, UNIX)

Source Services

Assisted in the technical architecture for 3 integrated web sites, that included support for many inter-related applications including job posting, searching for job openings, promotional contests, and electronic newsletters. (ASP, JavaScript, Java, Access, IIS)

Fujitsu Network Communications

Assisted in the design of a distributed Java architecture to create a browser-based document management system. Designed and developed a Java user interface applet, which connected via RMI to the document repository. Also, led the development of the public web site, which included a content management facility so that the site could be maintained by an end-user, which had limited knowledge of HTML and the web.


Argo Data Resource Inc. Dallas, TX 1/1995-11/1996

Business Analyst / Developer

Internal Company Project

Initiated an effort to automate documentation into word documents; performed analysis, design, and implemented an application to document projects based on data created during the development process.

South Trust Bank

Developed a sales automation and loan origination system. Also, perform documentation of system requirements and specifications.

Education

Texas A&M University , BBA, 1994

Major: Business Anaylsis and Management Information Systems

DTS , Master of Arts, 2007

Major: Leadership / Discipleship

Hobbies

Golf, Soccer, Football, Hunting, Fishing

References

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