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DERRICK G. W., I.S.P. , ITCP
Rothesay, New Brunswick EE H
As a Solutions Architect, twentythree years of progressive IT experience have enabled Derrick to develop extensive skills in areas of systems design, quality control, and financial systems. He has excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, which complement a background of varied technical experience, with recent specializations in Legacy.Net Migration.
Present Barrington Consulting Group
Fredericton, New Brunswick
As a Senior Consultant, facilitated solutions for multiple provincial departments and crown corporations.
Irving Oil Limited
Saint John, New Brunswick
As a Senior Solutions Architect, facilitated solutions for Refinery business groups and acted as a liaison for Irving Oil&;s IT related vendors.
Managed and assisted in service level effectiveness, corporate identified infrastructure and security projects.
Provided leadership and direction in implementation of approved IT initiatives within the Refinery Business Unit.
Maintained an effective steady state operation of existing Refining IT solutions.
Completed due diligence on IT Risk associated with new IT business projects.
Participated in Daily Operations Call and informal Change Management Review
DMR Consulting Group / Fujitsu Consulting
WCB NB , Irving Oil, NBTel, AT&T, Merrill Lynch, Washington DOL, Boeing contracts
Saint John, New Brunswick
As a Senior APM Analyst, directly interfaced with Boeing&;s management performing analysis required to create estimates of effort and solutions. Documented analysis in Macroscope format as used by Boeing.
As a Senior Legacy Migration Analyst for the State of Washington Department of Licensing DOL, converted HP Transact and VPlus formspecs to VB.Net and ASP.Net. Created various analysis documents and RFP required client deliverables. Using client provided test scripts, tested, verified and delivered converted software to Functional Test Group. Created training documentation and provided handson training session to DOL HP systems support staff.
As a Senior Legacy Migration Analyst for the State of Washington Department of Licensing DOL, converted Unisys programs, maps, and Batch ECLs to NetCobol and VBScripts. Using client provided test scripts, tested, verified and delivered converted software to Functional Test Group. Created training documentation and provided multiple handson training sessions to DOL Unisys systems support staff.
As a Senior APM Analyst, directly interfaced with the Merrill Lynch&;s management performing analysis required to create estimates of effort and solutions. Documented analysis and findings in Fujitsu Consulting and Client supplied formats. Created design and testing specifications for enhancement requests. Responsible for creating client CMM and RUP deliverables and mainframe development. Also coached/mentored team members in IBM mainframe technology.
As a Team Lead/Architect, lead a transition team during Knowledge transfer phase of a AT&T SNOWR outsourcing project. This included three site visits to client sites in Kansas City and Atlanta.
As a Team Lead/Architect, directed the construction of a conference information internet site for the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police CACP Saint John Conference.
As a Functional Analyst, analyzed the requirements, supported construction and functionally tested new web based Prepaid wireless product interface processes required for a NBTEL subsidiary. Innovatia
As a Functional Analyst/Team Lead at NBTel, supervised the construction of Account Receivable and various other conversion modules for the CSM project, a premerger Aliant joint venture for service provisioning and billing. Remotely managed the construction of the dozen + AR conversion modules which were constructed at Systemhouse remote development site in Montreal.
As a Functional Analyst/Team Lead at NBTel Mobility, analyzed functional requirements and supervised the construction of NBTel Mobility&;s commissioning and reporting Dealer Settlement System DSS, as well as performing quality assurance testing.
As a Functional Analyst/Team Lead at Worker Compensation Board of New Brunswick, prepared a preliminary study of impact and costs of hospital employer conversion. Also analyzed detailed functional requirements and supervised the construction and quality assurance testing of hospital employer conversion modules.
CDFS PWGSC Contract
As a Senior Functional Analyst, participated as a member of the analyst team of the Common Departmental Finance System CDFS project, an Object Oriented/Client Server based governmental finance system being developed for Public Works and Government Services Canada.
Analyzed and documented requirements and performed Quality Assurance testing for change requests and problem logs.
Provided detailed cost estimates for large individual change request contracts.
ISM Information System Management Corporation
NISA Agriculture Canada Contract
As a Functional Analyst collected and analyzed user requirements for relational mainframe CA Datacom database system. Utilized tabulated information to prepare requirements, analysis, design, and program specification documents.
Assisted programmers in writing CA Ideal programs and assisted endusers in identifying and understanding system requirements. Designed and tested CA Datacom/Ideal SQL based application software.
Prepared time estimates for analysis, programming and quality assurance testing.
CompuCollege School of Business
Halifax, Nova Scotia
As a Computer Instructor taught two four hour computer courses daily. Responsible for preparing lesson plans and record keeping.
Courses taught included MSDOS, Lotus , dBASE IV, and Bedford Accounting.
Maritime Tel and Tel
Halifax, Nova Scotia
As Programmer/Analyst modified and implemented COBOL programs and batch JCL jobs in half of the estimated time required by contract.
Maritime Life Assurance Company
Halifax, Nova Scotia
As a member of the Application Support team responsible for the successful completion of the nightly batch flow including daily online systems availability as well as systems enhancements.
Designed and implemented batch JCL jobs and programs in PL/, Ideal, SK using structured analysis while following the Systems Life Cycle Methodology.
Participated in the development of Annuities, Group, Electronic Funds Transfer, and Archiving systems.
University of New Brunswick . Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree, Coop Program. Specialization Information Systems.
Information Technology Certified Professional ITCP CIPS April
COBIT Foundation Certificate, ISACA, January
ITILR V Foundation Certificate, APM Group EXIN December
Information Systems Professional I.S.P., CIPS October
Fellow of Life Management Institute FLMI, LOMA . June
The Comprehensive Project Management Seminar, Procept June
IMPLEMENTING IT GOVERNANCE USING CobitR And Val IT, Deloitte, October
The COBIT Foundation Course, Deloitte January
ITILR V Foundation in IT Service Management Course, Deloitte, December
Planning and Architecting Legacy Modernization Solutions ALAB and AVA
Legacy Modernization Delivery Productivity Centre
Familiarization with LM Tools for .NET developers
Fujitsu NetCOBOL for .NET Training Series
Coaching and Performance Feedback for Career Advisors
Introduction to Change Realization
Presentation Techniques Workshop
Intro to Quality Assurance
Interpreting the Architecture
Project Leadership Seminar
Project Management Techniques
Familiarization with Maintenance
Introduction to P+ OnLine
Canadian Information Processing Society CIPS Member Present
President, CIPS Loyalist Saint John section
Treasurer, CIPS New Brunswick
JA Advisor, Junior Achievement, Company Program,
Vice President, Halifax Metro Junior Chamber of Commerce