Andrew J. Federico, Jr. – Senior Solutions Architect

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Andrew J. Federico, Jr.Proven results executing robust projects utilizing both traditional SDLC and Agile methodologies. Experience in project management, team lead, and architecture, with a forte of web and systems architecture utilizing best practices for high availability with monitoring and reporting, security, and virtualization. Possesses a unique blend of experience cascading IT, marketing, and BI, including development, infrastructure, quality assurance with UAT, wire-framing and proposals, cost-benefit analysis, sales and contract negotiations, large organization mergers, business unit restructuring and systems analysis, communications and public relations, and corporate branding and design. Highly adaptable and proficient in a variety of cloud ERP solutions such as SharePoint on-prem and SPO, Office 365, Google Apps for Business, and Salesforce.

Extensive experience in both web application and SharePoint development, administration, and architecture. Demonstrated success in the global rollout of both departmentalized and cross-team initiative document management and collaboration portals in both intranet and extranet environments. Implemented custom enterprise solutions relating to design, workflow, data view, search, authentication, and social. Well versed in contract negotiations with vendors for reduced expenditure and time to implement.

ENDORSEMENT

“I have worked closely with Andrew Federico for 3 years at Harris Interactive. He is a diligent, courteous & resourceful individual. Andrew reported into me and headed up our web development program. He takes great pride in his work and is a business focused technical resource. Andrew’s grasp on the web technology stack is commendable, he was my “go to guy” across our Corporate, Intranet, Document & Project management web portals. He interfaced well with our internal and external clients and managed their expectations with relative ease and poise. I wish Andrew tremendous success and career growth in the coming years.” – ARUN PADMANABHAN, CTO

EXPERIENCE

SR. SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT – HARRIS BEACH PLLC & HB SOLUTIONS
Rochester, New York ([Sept] 2014 – [Present])

  • Remedied existing environment security concerns and improved configurations for performance enhancement and stability.
  • Developed application systems for practice specific productivity, as well as other firm-wide solutions.
  • Developed a custom Virtual Data Room solution conveniently deployable per client.
  • Developed SharePoint analytics system for client usage and billing.
  • Worked as a core team member to design and develop a new public website, wherein we were awarded the 2016 Harris Beach PRIDE Award for Innovation.
  • Developed custom automation scripts and utilities for managing systems and data more effectively.
  • Architected new SharePoint 2016 multi-server MinRole Farm per Microsoft best practices and least privilege security model from ground up deploying servers and databases, configuring accounts and policies, developing management and audit scripts, and creating custom applications, with Business Data Connectivity Services functionality for integration into various data systems.
  • Worked in partnership with a coworker to develop a new intranet portal with modern web technology.
  • Ported custom, but legacy, Handshake Software (now Aderant) solutions to newly rewritten solutions to integrate with eDocs DMS as a first phase approach, later redeveloping in a second phase for NetDocuments cloud-based DMS using their API.
  • Served in a consultant capacity as needed for HB Solutions, but initially focused on acquiring SalesForce at a steeply discounted price, and worked on custom development and configuration of Force.com

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT – INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
Rochester, New York ([Jan] 2013 – [Present])

  • Project orchestration throughout all process groups and knowledge areas to keep projects within scope and budget.
  • Operations and planning according to best practices to mitigate risks.
  • Analysis and acquisition of cloud technologies based on project needs.
  • Contract negotiations for 3rd party custom developers, support, and vendors.
  • Formulation of sales contracts, invoices, Articles of Organization and Amendments, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policies.
  • Development of responsive web applications for consistency across desktop and mobile platforms.
  • Development of modern branding schemas to coordinate with each service and product offering.
  • Structuring, maintenance, and execution of online presence, offerings, events, and campaigns.
  • Designing of both traditional and digital promotional material including stationary, brochures, event outlines, business cards, PPC ads, inline video ads, search network, keyword, and targeted demographic campaigns.
  • Delivery of Quarterly Status Reports to Board of Directors.

PROJECT ARCHITECT OF SHAREPOINT TECHNOLOGIES – NIXON PEABODY
Rochester, New York ([Mar] 2012 – [Dec] 2012)

  • Built and maintained both physical and virtual topologies and services architecture.
  • Led team of highly capable infrastructure and development personnel to design and deploy a scalable SharePoint 2010 Farm with best security practices for use across the entire organization including more than 600 remote offices.
  • Interfaced with vendors to negotiate a cost effective and appropriate product acquisition. Each product was tested thoroughly for migrations from WSS 3.
  • Worked with multiple teams to identify and rectify vulnerabilities of web applications via penetration testing.
  • Managed implementation workshops during SharePoint 2010 farm construction, as a cross-training initiative for development and infrastructure personnel.
  • Performed system-wide audits for consistency, license-truing, and performance stability.
  • Reported project statuses at bi-weekly meetings.
  • Traveled for project-specific vendor training.

WEB SYSTEMS ARCHITECT & FUNCTIONAL PROJECT MANAGER – HARRIS INTERACTIVE
Rochester, New York ([Mar] 2009 – [Feb] 2012)

  • Consulted with departmental authorities to gather requirements, and provide direction relating to web systems architecture, design, development, and security based on internal and external client needs.
  • Drafted and developed proposals, cost-benefit analysis, quantitative and qualitative risk analysis with mitigation, wire-framing, prototyping, change requests, meeting minutes, and post-mortem documentation.
  • SharePoint (MOSS 2007 Enterprise) farm architecture, design, and development, per internal and external stakeholder requirements, consisting of substantially large site collections composed of hundreds of sub-sites.
  • Migration of legacy intranet to an elaborate departmentalized SharePoint portal including complex workflows, forms, functionality and more, while providing a friendly user experience.
  • Proficiency in testing, debugging, and deploying custom and 3rd party solutions.
  • Lead designer and developer of several large, client-facing websites using DotNetNuke.
  • Social Media and SEO proficiency for effectual marketing tactics and optimization of both indexing and relevancy.

SR. WEB SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR – INTEGRATOUCH LLC
Rochester, New York ([June] 2007 – [Mar] 2009)

  • Perform Windows 2000/2003 Server Administration in high-load, clustered environments running services such as IIS, SQL Server, Nagios System Monitor, BEA Weblogic, Crystal Reports 9/XI, Active Directory.
  • Provide 24×7 on-call support for a 12 million account Subscriber Management System.
  • Plan and execute projects encompassing infrastructure design, consolidation, server migrations, application design, testing, and deployments, cutovers, and system compliance.
  • Managed change requests and post mortem documentation.
  • SharePoint administration, deployment, design, and workflow customization.
  • Automation and Systems Processing with detailed logging and notification.

NETWORK ENGINEER – INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
Rochester, New York ([Mar] 2007 – [June] 2007)

  • Perform data center migrations and configurations.
  • Troubleshoot and configure network topologies, servers, switches, routers, peripherals, desktop, and POS.
  • Provide 24×7 on-call/on-site support for local and abroad companies.
  • Certified in Radiant Systems POS (pump, retail, food).
  • Equivalent training and experience in A+, Net+, MCSE, and CCNA.

KODAK CORPORATION – Digital Imaging SME & Technical Writer
Rochester, New York ([Feb] 2005 – [Mar] 2007)

  • Creation of technical solutions, workflow, and call management processes and documentation.
  • Research and resolution of Digital Printing Kiosk systemic inconsistencies.
  • Cost reduction via resolution of un-repaired returns (e.g. 6800 printer spool tolerance causing a sensor error).
  • Design planning, QA, and UAT technical resource for Digital Kiosk platform and OS version enhancements.
  • Final resolution call-backs for escalated support cases of both Digital Kiosks and Chemical Labs which would otherwise require an on-site technician.
  • Function as a technical support resource during periods of call saturation.

MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Electronic Training Services
Rochester, New York ([Sept] 2001 – [June] 2006)

  • Assist professors with creation and preparation of curriculum and assisting material, such as Flash animations, PowerPoint, Excel macros/formulas, and other ad-hoc application needs.
  • Document and brochure creation such as SUNY Online Student Quick Start Guide.
  • Faculty laptop management (e.g. inventory, reconditioning, reimaging, Lotus Notes configuration).
  • Classroom, lecture hall, and laboratory Audio / Visual scheduling, set up, and emergency repairs.
  • Assist with Audio / Visual preparation of campus conferences and theatrical events.
  • Assist with OS rollout adoption, reimaging, and classroom continuity.
  • Mentor and train Student Aides and assist in escalated Electronic Learning Center tutoring opportunities.
  • Perform orientation instructional sessions for Microsoft Outlook and OWA.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

MONROE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Rochester, New York
Degree: Assoc., Applied Science; major in Computer Info. Systems (2004)
Honors: Dean’s List (Fall of 2001 – Spring of 2004)
Awards: Candidate for Microsoft Hardware Champion of 2003
Training: PMP Certification Course at New Horizons in accordance with the PMBOK 5th Edition
Official Microsoft Course: 20483 Programming in C#
Official Microsoft Course: 10175 SharePoint 2010 Application Development

SKILLS

Project Management, Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Team Lead, ERP, Sales Negotiations, Restructuring, Cost Reduction, Systems Analysis, Cloud & SAAS Technologies, SharePoint 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 architecture, administration, and development, Web 2.0 methodologies and languages (SEO, XHTML, PHP, .NET, CSS 2/3, JS, XML, etc), Mobile, Apple (iOS, OSX), Windows Server management, scripting, process automation, virtualization, telephony, graphics & illustration, and other current media technologies