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Kevin Powell, B.Sc., MCTS
Address: 119 Kenneth Hobbs Ave, Whitby ON L1R0E3
Cell: 905-391-6600, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website (Office 365 Hosted) http://www.kdpsharepointsolutions.com/
I am a well-qualified IT Consultant with broad experience in several key technical and business areas, including Project Management, SharePoint Architecture, Developer and Solutioner. I am confident that my qualifications and experience will be of significant value to your company.
Please allow me to showcase a few of my skills
Skill Set Summary Matrix
Official Certifications Bachelor of Computer Science (B.Sc.)
MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist):
SharePoint Server 2010 & 2007
ITIL v2, v3 Certificates Office 365 Certified Reseller
PMP Workshop Completion (35 PDU)
Problem and Change Management (ITIL v2)
Server Maintenance and Upgrading for Server+
Server Installation Planning for Server+
Server Troubleshooting and Disaster Recovery
Connecting to Remote Networks (VPN)
Operating and Configuring Cisco IOS Switches
Build Simple/Ethernet Network Applications SharePoint 2007 (6y)
SharePoint 2010 (5y)
SharePoint 2013 (2y)
Office 365 SharePoint 2010 (5y)
Office 365 SharePoint 2013 (2y)
Office 365 Exchange 2013 (2y)
Office 365 Lync 2013 (2y)
Office 365 PowerBI (2y)
SQL Business Intelligence Studio (5y)
Visual Studio 2012, 2013 (3y)
Crystal Reports (2y)
MS Office 2003/2007/2010/2013 (5y)
MS Project 2010/Visio 2010 (5y)
Visio 2012/2013 (3y)
Lotus Notes 8 (Domino) (3y)
HEAT Action Request (Remedy) Lena
eESM (Tivoli Service Desk)
Service CentreVMware VSphere/Center
SharePoint 2007/2010/2013 Designer (8y)
Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 (3y)
Nintex 2007, 2010, 2013 (5y) Virtual Machines Virtual PC (5y)
Parallels Desktop (5y)
Virtual Box (5y)
VMware Server (5y)
VMware Workstation (5y)
VMware Fusion (5y) Hypervisors VMware ESXi 4.x (5y)
Citrix Metframe (some experience end user support configuration) (5y)
Xen Server (5y) Networking Novell Netware (3y)
Frame Relay (2y)
Switched Ethernet (10/100/ Mbps LAN) (3y) Programming Languages
.Net 3.5, 4 (5y)
Batch scripting (5y)
XLS (5y) Operating System Windows /95/98/2000/XP/vista/7/8/8.1 (10y)
Fedora Core3 (3y)
Linux (Red hat, Ubuntu, Fedora Core) (6y)
Mac OSX 10.x (8y)
Dos 6.3 (8y) Servers Windows Server 2003 x64/x86 - R2/SP2 (10y)
Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (10y)
Windows Server 2012 (5y)
Lync 2013 (Office 365) (5y)
Exchange 2013 (Office 365) (2y)
Internet Information Server v6, v7, v8 (10y)
Active Directory 2008/2003 (8y)
Microsoft Exchange 2010/2003/2013 (8y)
Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (ADFS 2.0) (3y) Database Oracle 8i/9i (2y)
SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012 (10y)
SQL Business Intelligence Developer Studio 2008 (8y)
SQL Server Analysis Services (8y)
SQL Server Reporting Services (8y) Standards Specifications MPLS, X.25
SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture)
SSL Cloud Computing Amazon EC2 (2y)
Office 365 (4y)
University of Windsor1999 - 2003 Windsor, ON Bachelor of Computer Science with Minor in PsychologyTechnical Courses Taken: · Object Oriented Software Design · Key Concepts in Computer Science · Programming in C · Problem Solving/Programming and Computer Design · Object Oriented Programming using Java Script · File structures · Computer system Organization · Data structures & Algorithms · Advanced Website Design · Database Management Systems · Operating System FundamentalsOther Relevant Courses:· Reasoning Skills · Principals of Management · Human Resources ManagementMajor Assignments:· Creation of Routing Algorithms programs· Creation of a GUI object-oriented encryption/decryption program using Java
Ole Majorly Indie Media
June 2014 – March 2016
SharePoint Business Intelligence Consultant & Architect
Using Power Pivot for SharePoint 2013 as initial Data Model and Presentation with PerformancePoint & Power View create quick and insight full Dashboards with Scorecards, KPI and Visual Reporting for Executive Insight.
Working Directly with the CEO Building Reports to ensure the BI dashboard meeting their needs and tells an insightful story each quarter
Created multiple Data Models & ETL’s from two Primary database systems
Performing ETL using data sources: MySQL, SQL, Excel etc. using SSIS into a data warehouse were SSAS (Tabular) will pull the necessary dimensions and measures to be consumable via PerformancePoint Services and thus full scalable BI solution
Created multiple Dashboards with Hierarchies and drill-through
Created Filters and KPI Scorecards, Trend, Variance charts via PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer
Created Project Plan for BI Project with milestones and deliverables
Worked closely with SME’s, Directors and CEO to ensure data model was accurate and visual charts meets business needs.
Reduced original ETL processing from 14hr to 4hrs
Architect and roadmap the overall direction of BI initiative within the organization.
Created POF SSAS Data Mining model using Time Series algorithm
Created Filters and KPI Scorecards, Trend, Variance charts using SSAS via Tableau Desktop & Publish to Tableau Server
POC Hadoop Infrastructure to connect SSAS to Big Data
Cancer Care Ontario – Project
April 2014 – June 2014
SharePoint Development Lead
Design and develop UI and functionality based on client requirements
Lead other developers, provide best practices
Develop custom UI using HTML5/CSS3, Dreamweaver CS6, SharePoint 2013 Design Manager
Build Run Books for R2 implementation
Custom PowerShell scripts for Auto deployment of solution
Custom SAML federated provider integration with ONEid
Build custom POC using ADFS to test federated authentication
Ministry of Land and Resource Cluster
March 2014 – March 2014
SharePoint Best Practices Consultant
Create System Configuration Document for existing SharePoint 2010 site collection
Created Traceability Matrix & Process workflows
Held meetings to discuss existing business needs and requirements
Established Governance documentation framework for LRC to build on
North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN)
Feb 2014 – Feb 2015
Provided Detailed Workflows to capture information/data flow at all Phases of implementation
Design & Implement Custom BI Solution
Phase 1 Developed Power Pivot Data Mart/Model and build dashboards(KPI scorecards) & analytics graphs using performance point for SharePoint 2010 & Power View for SharePoint 2010
Phase 2 Upgrade solution multi-tenant environment
Phase 3 upgrade Power Pivot Data Mart to Tabular Cube & Develop SSIS ETLs to existing dashboards(scorecards) & analytics to work with Tabular Cube
Provide System Configuration Documents & Videos detailing BI Architect and Overall solutions requirements and constraints
Provided Detailed Project Plan outlining deliverables as well as itemized tasks
Provided high level PowerPoint decks for stakeholder buy-in of my BI Solution
Worked closely with Clients BA’s and delivered several KPI’s, Scorecards, Dashboards, and Analytic Charts. All data connected to key filters specified by client
Provided video training and documentation
KDP SharePoint Solutions
Dec 2013 – Jan 2014
SharePoint 2013 Design/Architect Manager
Re-Design Websites(HTML5) to SharePoint 2013/Office 365
Office 365/SharePoint Administration & Training
Mount Sinai Hospital
June 2013 – Sept 2013
SharePoint 2013 Administrator & Business Intelligence Consultant
Create custom SharePoint 2013 delegate & approval control workflow which allowed for specific directors to sign @ specific cost levels
Develop InfoPath 2013 forms with digital signature line integration with signature devices. This allowed for company to go paperless and sign using iPad devices
Setup and configured Testing environment for SharePoint 2013
Working Directly with Director to develop custom portal in SharePoint 2013
Communicating with stakeholders to meet business requirements
Design and architect overall solution design
Created custom master page/HTML using Adobe Dreamweaver and SharePoint 2013 design manager
Using device channels feature to ensure look and functionality remains on mobile devices
Configure and setup SSRS, PerformancePoint, Excel Services, PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013
Configure and implement office web apps 2013
Configure and implement Lync server 2013
Configure and implement SharePoint 2013 apps store
Develop responsive CSS for mobile devices without twitter/html5/Zurb bootstrap
Using SQL Business Intelligence Studio Designer develop CUBES for Business Intelligence project. Setup/Configured SharePoint 2013 Performance Point services & SQL Reporting Services integration with SharePoint 2013
BI Cubes using oracle data warehouse (SAP) and integration with performance point services using (SSAS)
Worked closely with stakeholders to determine specific BI measures and dimensions to provide accurate analytics and appropriate drill downs
AGF Management Limited
Feb 2013 – May 2013
SharePoint 2010 Architect & Administration Consultant
Prepare and evaluate existing Project proposals and Architectural Design Documents
Provide Information Architecture, Governance and best practice approaches to implementing required architecture design
Logically diagram site infrastructure and information architecture
Improve search results by setting up and configuration metadata term store
Create SharePoint roadmap and vision for current and future implementation
Designed and Implemented logical architecture for net-new departments being rolled out to SharePoint
Implemented an updated SharePoint site deployment strategy with Admin/Developer team
Designed and Implemented content type hierarchy and intake process for net new departments being rolled out to SharePoint
Designed and Implemented SharePoint Content type hub into SharePoint farm
Designed and Implemented SharePoint Term store to replace existing keyword columns
Deployed custom Help desk solution for specific department use.
Created sandbox solution for AGF Documents 2 master content type.
Provided best practice example how code should be deployed at sandbox when possible and at farm level where necessary
Created POC for SharePoint document migration tool
Core SharePoint Responsibly:
Site Planning and Development
Backup/Recovery & DR
Branding and Customization
Jan 2013 – Feb 2013
SharePoint Workflow Consultant
Using Nintex 2007, Nintex 2010 migration created a custom workflow that could be used in office 365 environment. The old workflow was making calls to AD objects. I created new logic to make calls to shared services objects and thus remove calls to AD.
InfoPath 2007/2010 Migration and forms development updated code based InfoPath forms and reduced object calls to ensure forms could be deployed to office 365
Performed SharePoint 2007 On-Premise migration to Office 365 (SharePoint 2013) using Metalogix 5.x and 6.x
Ontario Power Generation (Nuclear Security Clearance)
October 2012 – December 2012
SharePoint Developer Consultant
Using Visual Studio 2010/2012 Coded User Interface, developing automated regression testing scenarios in SharePoint Server 2010.
Created several automated methods with strategically placed assertions to ensure automation meets the clients rigorous and highly visual validation needs.
Current development will greatly reduce their testing from months to a few days
Added references for Silverlight 5 awareness during Coded UI Testing
Setup/Configured POC environment for testing using Visual Studio 2012 and Team foundation Server (TFS) for ALM comparison with MKS
Ministry of Labour Ontario Government (Security Clearance - C-0000057601)
July 2012 – October 2012
Plan, co-ordinate and lead 3 concurrent SharePoint related projects to completion
Upgraded workflows from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012.
Design and developed new SharePoint 2010 architecture for existing SharePoint 2003 system
Performed upgrade/migration of existing system SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to SharePoint Server 2010 (without using standard upgrade path using MOSS 2007)
Performed another upgrade/migration via content database upgrade from SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to MOSS 2007; then performed content database attached upgrade/migration from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010
Implemented SharePoint 2010 case management system using document set, in-place record declaration, metadata taxonomy, jquery, workflows, custom XSLT views, site collection policies, records management (routing archiving)
Performed POC content database attached upgrade of case management system built in SharePoint Server 2010 upgrade to SharePoint Server 2013 successfully to ensure sustainability.
Developed workshops, training videos and documentation to clients
July 2011 – June 2012
SharePoint Senior Consultant
Provide support to new and existing cases via their ticketing system (Remedy)
Created several multi-tier approval Nintex workflows for several corporate forms which had no workflow in place prior.
Develop custom workflow form views using XSLT and XSL via SharePoint Designer 2010
Assist with and provide best-practices and governance to their new SharePoint 2010 upgrade project.
Setup/Configured learning management system (SCORM 2004/1.2) and Self-Help site within SharePoint for Direct Energy employees
Created several training videos for Direct Energy employees
Created Web Ex training program for DE employees
Created SCORM 2004 and 1.2 compliant training courses for Direct Energy employees
Created custom v4 master page for Direct Energy to fit their current corporate look and feel
Improved existing GAP Register document by synchronizing it to SharePoint list (Data source) and rebuilding it using Power Pivot and Slicers. The once manual GAP Register is now 100% automated and accurate and web-based via SharePoint 2010 Excel Services
Created Business Cases for new SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence initiatives and presented to executive management including VP
Configured and Develop proof of concept SharePoint 2010 BI site with all BI features enabled for other LOB's
Createdlogical SharePoint 2010 BI Architecture as well as Roadmap for scalable and robust SharePoint Farm overall.
Developed Business applications using Visual Studio Light Switch 2011
Familiar with Agile methodologies
Bell Media (Formerly CTV Globe Media)
April 2011 – July 2011
Used best practices to ensure sustainability and scalability by using content type syndication, reusable workflows, created new content types and new site columns for new metadata. Attached Nintex workflows to content types where possible instead of libraries.
Automated Bell Media’s vacation request process to be paperless converted existing form to InfoPath and established a robust and reusable Nintex workflow to support business processes
Provide best practices and guidance to Bell Media current SharePoint 2007/2010 Environments
Created governance documentation for existing farms
Created several process documents for SharePoint server patch management
Create traceability matrix for Bell Media to keep track of current issues related to SharePoint 2007/2010
Created patch testing plan coupled with trace matrix
Setup and configured UAT and Development SharePoint 2010 environments configured all default features both manual and via PowerShell
Documented and configured SharePoint 2010 with add-in features such as:
Office Web Apps
SQL Reporting (SSRS)
Word Automation (Added custom code for PDF Conversion)
Project Server 2010
BCS (created several ECT to SQL databases)
InfoPath (created several browser enabled forms)
Provided recommendation on Setup of SharePoint 2010 within a VMWare ESX HA/DRS environment.
Provided Stress Testing to SharePoint 20007/2010 farms for capacity planning
Created InfoPath based Fault report system integrated to SharePoint 2010
Created Parts/Storage and Server Inventory SQL Database and created ECT connection to databases
Created automated task list for employees to better assign tasks to each other and keep track of timelines and daily updates of tasks via custom SharePoint generated email alerts.
Using Document sets and “Quick Parts” created an automated server build book for consistent document name convention and overall workflow and maintenance of documentation.
Using SharePoint’s Performance Point features created a proof of concept business intelligence site (created scorecards, dashboards etc…) surrounding an infrastructure inventory list.
Trouble shoot and provided recommendations for existing SharePoint Server 2003 environments
Using InfoPath and excel web services, created a bi-directional form which reads and writes from/to an excel spread sheet.
Developed enterprise search. Created scopes and crawl rules to facilitate optimal search results. Created best bets for most common search terms.
Migrated SharePoint 2003 documents to SharePoint 2010 (no 3rd party tools)
University Health Network
May 2007 – March 2011
Senior Analyst, SharePoint 2007/2010 Administrator – Corporate Intranet
Created several Nintex workflows and Nintex forms to streamline and automate processes within PMO department
Provide 2nd level support for Windows SharePoint Service version 2 Custom site (CCP)
Assisted with several threat risk analysis for our external facing SharePoint site
Assisted with development and implementation of our external facing site UHN hosted for Providence.ca
Created alternate access mappings as well as setup SSL certificates and registered certs with VeriSign prior to external site go-live.
Remotely accessed and configured servers to host external SharePoint sites, Requested/allocated appropriate amount of IP’s, and configured Juniper appliance
Worked with network team to troubleshoot security based logging issues to capture user sessions details with Juniper appliance in place
Troubleshoot all SharePoint, Network, and Security related issues for external facing Providence.ca site to determine triage.
Manage business relationship with one of our top partners
Built image and responsible for all Development Servers (including web applications hosted on VMware ESXi servers)
Administer our corporations MOSS2007/SharePoint Server 2010 farm instances (which hosts SPP: excel calculations, custom search, my sites, all service applications(2010))
Created custom membership provider database store for external access to SharePoint via forms authentication
Planned deployed and completed custom SharePoint wss2 upgrade to wss3 using a combination gradual upgrade and data migration process
Created custom picture library for our corporate intranet using corporate branding and custom master page
Successfully aided in a custom Stellent to SharePoint document migration project
Provided several training sessions regarding MOSS2007/SharePoint Server 2010
Created custom xml based Alerts in SharePoint 2007
Currently managing a new midsize-farm with Symantec backup-exec 12/2010 and McAfee Portal shield integration.
Assisted in the physical design architecture for our MOSS2007/SharePoint Server 2010 Farms
Successfully deployed SharePoint Server 2010 environment integrated profile synchronization with AD and configured MySites organization browser with AD
Setup development environments with SQL 2008, Exchange 2010, Server 2008, SharePoint Server 2010, Active Directory.
Set up and configured Document Sets, Taxonomy and custom content types for new KM project within organization.
Working with AD to Allow for Profile Synchronization to work with outlook 2010 within our production environment
Upgraded existing SharePoint 2007 farm to SharePoint 2010 farm
Familiar with six sigma methodologies
December 2006 to May 2007 Toronto, ON
Establishing and Maintain Industry Marketing Ethical Standards in Email Delivery by monitoring development with authentication.
Build and Maintain Test Cases as it relates to platform deliverability i.e.: Benchmarks
Develop and maintain all shared and dedicated IP addresses for deployed client campaigns
Monitor SMTP delivery logs to provide deliverability status reports for detecting problem clients, which have exceeded the allowed standards
Guide the present and future of requirements automated marketing strategies, using all applicable hardware and software tools available.
Coordinating Time-zone factors and Regional responsibility with other Email Delivery Management employees from international locations such as EMEA and APAC
Provide Time-sensitive notification regarding abuse statistics to adjust tactics as any changes occur
August 2005 to December 2006 Toronto, ONSenior Field Services Analyst (Level 3)
Provide on-site immediate and appropriate response to our executive client.
Troubleshoot complex problems based upon interaction with help desk, client and other team members to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved.
Provide maintenance, monitoring and incident handling of our security and network technologies on-site.
Participate in research and knowledge sharing to provide recommendations for continuous improvement within the environment.
Highly familiar with several popular remote management tools such as: Altiris Carbon Copy, PC Anywhere, Net meeting, VNC, Dameware, Centennial RIS & Altiris PXE etc...
Provide onsite (and on-call 24/7 -off hours) support for over 300+ end user between 2 locations. And provide back up support for a 3rd location downtown.
Installed and setup 3500xl series Cisco switches, Cisco wireless access points.
Setup racked and configured(RAID 1+0 & 5) out of the box HP DL380 2U Rack; mounted server
Provided technical network support for our clients Mac OS X Tiger workstationSetup/configured Smart Array 6i controllers.
Setup and configured Power Injectors for Wireless AP's connected to non-inline switches.
Demonstrated success working with other network architects running performance tests, ip sniffing to ensure the continued successful operation of our network infrastructure.
Maintain backups and full working knowledge of VERITAS Backup Exec 10.
Configured and troubleshoot Bizhub C350, C450 Copier units
Analyze and interpreted client problems to ascertain and resolve at 3rd level and maintain Service Level Agreements (SLA).
Administered user accounts such as BPCS (AS400), Exchange 2003 & 5, NT etc.
Communicate and collaborate with support teams to ensure restoration of critical applications for our customers such as mainframe backend systems.
IBM CANADA (Contract-Kelly Services)
December 2003 to July 2005 Toronto, ONBCS Queue Junior Project Manager (I.T. Order Procurement)-Special Project
Assigned to a special business process reengineering (BPR) Project for WS&IB to automate an ad-hoc manual order procurement process.
Interacted directly (on-location) with IBM's high profile business partners to implement automation of this queue (BPR Objective)
Aided in a 9 year contract renewal of services provided by IBM (est. worth $10billion)
Interacted closely with CSC (call centre) and IMAC teams to seamlessly integrate processes and availability of services relating to the BCS queue.
Provided RCA (Root Cause Analysis) reports to Delivery service managers.
Using WS&IB's IFS iteming system and GE/Metafores's part's system created a cross-reference database, for concise record-keeping.
Answered all questions regarding licensing of software and computer hardware for WS&IB.
Provided server configuration specifications to our client.
Trained and educated fellow CSC (Call Centre) agents on GE's Online Order desk tool: WEB STORE & IBM's OrderNow
CSC Technical Analyst
Provide Premium support to Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST), MSX International, Comau Pico, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), NYU Downtown and Mount Sinai Hosipial, N.Y. In addition to overflow calls from BNSF
Handled Network access issues, Mainframe Issues, Outlook/Exchange Server issues, hardware issues on various Dell/IBM Desktops, Laptops, and Local and Network Printers
Provide 3270/TPX/CICS Mainframe support to WS&IB Employees
Provide VPN connectivity support to MSXI, WSIB, HGST Employees using AT&T Net Client,
University of Windsor
April 2000 - August 2000 Windsor, ON Junior Network Administrator - Dept. of IT Services
Benchmarked and monitored the subnets within the university buildings - Provided network access to over 14,000 end-users
Wrote a small batch program to run and record three (3rd party) performance tests:
- TTCP- a memory to memory transfer program that runs over TCP/IP
- FTP- File Transfer Protocol to benchmark TCP/IP performance - PERFORM3- a Novell benchmark used to test speed of the Novell connection
Tested various types of wireless network interface Cards (Avaya, IBM D-Link, etc.) for performance and potential bottlenecks
Provided answers to Information Technology related issues and concerns presented by co-workers
Identified bottlenecks and/or non-optimal performance results on the database and reported them to the senior network administrator
Performed Windows and network troubleshooting on Windows 98/XP and Novell NetWare
Interests SharePoint 2007/2010/2013, basketball, fitness and weightlifting References Available upon Request
, Dameware, Centennial RIS & Altiris PXE etc...
Trained and educated fellow CSC (Call Centre) agents on GE's Online Order desk tool