Allen Ervin

Speciality:
Chief Executive Officer
Experience:
20 Years
Email:
allen@centad.net
Phone:
(833) 423-6823
Fax:
(833) 423-6823

Personal Information

Allen has the adaptability to engage with technologists in countries as far away as Germany, India, and the UK. Allen can communicate in diverse environments even with the use of vocabulary knowledge often varying from country to country.

Allen has persistence in technology excellence creates platforms for large companies and divisions with the Department of Defense to include: software for global management, Intranets for enhancing company growth & capabilities. In addition to increasing digital capabilities, ultimately contributing to our tree population. “Going Digital” is an understatement.

Allen’s personal touches include precise evaluation of a company’s needs, expected technological growth, identifying growth hindrances, and transitioning from an older, previously used platform to a newer more advanced one, thereby catering to the companies specified needs.

Allen uses an interpersonal interview styled conversational pattern to engage with his clients so that the product fits their vision paired with his expertise and development in technological advances.

Summary

  • Over 20-years of experience in the Information Technology industry
  • 10-yrs of SharePoint Experience
  • Extensive experience with the Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Active Secret Clearance – Department of Defense

Technology Skills& Education

Architecture : Governance, Security Policies and Procedures, SharePoint Multi-Tenancy Platform and Office365

Microsoft &3rd Party Software : Windows Server Family, SharePoint 2007 – SharePoint Online,Office365 Admin,Microsoft Dynamics, Power BI, PowerApps, Yammer, InfoPath Designer, SharePoint Designer, HTML5, CSS, Business Intelligence, Nintex Forms, Sharepoint Designer Workflows,Microsoft Flows, SharePoint Framework (SPfx) and Metalogix Technologies.

Infrastructure : System Center Family, SharePoint Farm Capacity Planning, AzureServices, Sharepoint Farm Cloud Infrastructure Design.

Languages : Frontend Development using Object Modeling, C#, HTML5, CSS5, JavaScript and JQuery

Education: BS in Computer Science, Alabama State University -MCSE: Security, MCTS: SharePoint 2007, Security+, Enabling and Managing Office 365 (Pending MCSA:Office365)

Sharepoint Experience

Wellstar Health System - Sr SharePoint Developer

  • Implement SharePoint 2013 OnPrem and Office 365/Sharepoint Online
  • Configure Hybrid Cloud Connection and Search Infrastructure
  • Responsibilities include research and develop standard operating procedures based on new feature sets being delivery via Office 365.
  • Manage SharePoint Environments using PowerShell and SharePoint Online Management Shell
  • Provide tier 3 Sharepoint Support for Sharepoint 2013/2016 and  Office 365
  • Design Sharepoint Sites and Pages using Modern and Classic Pages.
  • Develop a Site Creation Process to rollout Office 365 Migration
  • Develop Business Process Solutions using Nintex, Sharepoint Designer, and Microsoft Flows
  • Develop Forms using InfoPath and PowerApps
  • Customize Content Query Web parts using OOB CSS, XML Templates, and Styles
  • Integrate Sharepoint into healthcare line of business and service lines
  • Propose SharePoint solutions for client requirements and implement proof of concepts
  • Use Microsoft Teams and Groups to manage ongoing projects

TWD, Naval Sea Systems Command Project (NAVSEA)

Sr. SharePoint Task Migration Lead

This $125 million project involves migrating hundreds of commands from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 within a Global Solution with 750,000 users.

  • Oversaw the system requirements to support SharePoint system migration.
  • Formulated and define specifications for the re-engineering and migration of the existing MOSS 2007 environment and software applications in Bamboo, CorasWorks, Charts, and Fusions.
  • Modified and maintained complex applications and migration tasks in accordance with configuration control requirements.
  • Developed and coordinated the testing of hundreds of system applications.
  • Developed requirements for governance software, performing SharePoint administrative tasks for development, user acceptance, and production environments.
  • Liaison between government stakeholders and contractors to ensure successful migration.

Southern Company

Senior SharePoint Engineer

  • Responsible for leading key personnel and team on the SharePoint architecture for designing a SharePoint 2010 farm for business process management (BPM).
  • Designed BPM flow in Visio 2010.
  • Rebuilt development environments and migrated site collections and content databases using Quest Site Administration and PowerShell.
  • Created triage for building BI environment and monitored SharePoint environment using System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
  • Migrated hundreds of commands from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, and complexity with 750,000 customers/stakeholders, ongoing tasks, management of key personnel, and required coordination of two subcontractors.
  • Oversaw system requirements to support system migration.
  • Formulated and defined specifications for the reengineering and migration of existing MOSS 2007 environment, Bamboo, CorasWorks, Charts, Yammer, Newsgator and Fusions software applications.
  • Modified/maintained complex organization applications in accordance with defined governance and configuration control requirements.
  • Developed and coordinated the testing of hundreds of system applications.
  • Managed SharePoint Farm and SQL Server 2008, SSRS using SCOM, Microsoft Analytics and WebTrend Reporting

National Defense University Project, Washington DC

Sr. SharePoint Architect

  • Led a team on the SharePoint architecture for designing a SharePoint 2010 farm for business process management (BPM). Designed BPM flow in Visio 2010. Restored SharePoint 2007 Environment after SQL Server 2008 crash then migrated to SharePoint 2010
  • Restored and managed existing Moss 2007 environment using SQL Server Database Maintenance Plans and daily administrative tasks
  • Lead a team of 3 in designing SharePoint 2010 Farm for Business Process Management.
  • Provided architecture and standard operating procedure documentation in managing SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2007 environments.
  • Designed a SharePoint Business Process Automation System for Human Resources by customizing workflows in Visual Studio and InfoPath.
  • Created Scorecards, KPI’s, and Status Indicators using PerformancePoint 2010
  • Designed Business Process Management Flow in Visio 2010 to chart & refine tasks.

August 2011 – January 2012, Perficient, Inc., Atlanta GA

HIGHLIGHTS: Deployed mid-size Hospital SharePoint 2010 Farms within a 4-month period including basic governance, high-level roadmap, migrations using Quest Site Administration, and basic handoff training. Provided medical research for other hospital clients.

  • Lead a project consisting of 10-12 members with a SharePoint 2010 Deployment. The deployment consisted of QA\Test and Production SharePoint Environment. This project consisted of creating documentation, OOB development, and diagrams surrounding the scope of the environment.
  • Created documentation including: System Architecture, SharePoint Governance, High Level Roadmap, and Backup Strategy.
  • Deployed SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008, and SSRS within a QA\Test and Production Environment
  • Created charts and diagrams using Microsoft Visio Services within SharePoint 2010
  • Automated business processes by developing standard client forms and OOB workflows using InfoPath 2010 Designer and SharePoint 2010 Designer
  • Provided IT Mentoring including handoff training to manage their environment
  • Created custom Status List Indicators to demonstrate fundamental status reports and hoe PerformancePoint can help them manage what they measure and build and effective Performance Management System.
  • Lead, deployed, and configured SharePoint Server 2010 for Production Environment.
  • Configured SharePoint 2010 for Multi-Tenant Farm.
  • Also, assisted in deploying custom .Net development solution into SharePoint 2010 using PowerShell.

Links, Inc, -Washington DC

SharePoint Consultant                        

  • Managed, Architected, Developed, and Deployed SharePoint 2010 projects including configuring SQL Server 2008 and SSRS to replace corporate legacy membership management software.
  • Created SharePoint 2010 governance plan and Visio diagrams.

US Army Reserve(USAR) – PeachTree City GA

SharePoint Analyst                                        

HIGHLIGHTS: In preparation for base realignment (BRAC), I moved the entire SharePoint 2007 Farm from Peachtree City, GA to Fort Bragg, NC.

  • Managed Site Content and layout for various sites within company portal
  • Created and modified various WebParts using Visual Studio
  • Migrated SharePoint 2007 Sites to SharePoint 2010
  • Managed Project Sites and List and Site Templates
  • Created and Modified InfoPath Forms within SharePoint 2007 Portal
  • Managed Permissions and Groups for Sites, Items, and overall Portal
  • Developed and amended Standard Operating Procedures
  • Moved SharePoint 2007 Farm including SQL Server 2008 with SSRS to Fort Bragg NC from Peachtree City GA

CEI, WellPoint, Pittsburg PA

SharePoint Consultant-Remote                                               

HIGHLIGHTS: Assisted and added to their year-end roundup and prepared them for next year.

  • Conducted and supported proof of concept, pilot projects, testing and evaluating SharePoint 2007/ 2010 and Project Server solutions.
  • Analyzed SQL Server 2008 including SSRS databases and recommend maintenance plan solutions
  • Analyzed customer request and recommend appropriate solution to automate business processes.
  • Documented current Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Infrastructure.
  • Reviewed and Developed SharePoint Security & Standards Manuals
  • Created an Acceptable Use Policy for SharePoint complying with HIPPA regulations
  • Provided recommendations to enhance the security and operation surrounding SharePoint
  • Provided guidelines and lead SharePoint Team in transitioning SharePoint 2007 to the SharePoint 2010 BPOS/Cloud/Office365.
  • Designed, developed and tested applications to automate and streamline business processes.
  • Coordinated with network engineering, business applications and DBA’s to implement in SharePoint 2010 architecture that utilizes best practices and that meets corporate objectives.

Selex Galileo Inc.-Norcross GA

SharePoint Developer  

  • Built and deployed new web application to enhance the communications and data sharing within the company.
  • Built and configured SharePoint 2010 websites, web forms, web parts, using web UI or SharePoint 2010 Designer and developed code using SharePoint Designer 2010 and Visual Studio 2010.
  • Developed applications around the core concepts of business process management, collaboration, business intelligence or enterprise content management.

Concurrent Technology Solutions - Albany Ga

LOGCOM (USMC) –SharePoint Engineer                                             

HIGHLIGHTS: Lead a team of 7 to design, build, implement, and push to production a large SharePoint 2007 Farm. This was significant to me because we didn’t have ISA 2007 experience in the center so I stepped up and learned ISA then getting a certification in the technology.

  • Diagnosed and resolved issues related to SharePoint sites and provides general end-use support as needed
  • Provided web systems management of Internet Information Systems (IIS), implemented DISA STIG compliant platforms, Microsoft Office SharePoint Services (MOSS), ISA 2006, SQL backup tools, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), and similar web systems.
  • Gathered experience with MOSS Backup, Recovery, and Disaster Recovery using both native features and products like Avepoint, VERITAS, and/or Idera.
  • Demonstrated detailed knowledge of ASP.NET, VB.NET, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, XML, XSLT
  • Built, managed, implemented, and configured ISA 2006, WSS (Windows SharePoint Services), and MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server) in a large enterprise SharePoint 64-bit environment.
  • Created and modified existing default master pages, utilized Contributor Mode to restrict users to only create sites using current master page, and managed document libraries and lists by utilizing workflows.
  • Connected to data stores such as BDC, database connectors, libraries, lists, XML, format data views using basic formatting for applying CSS. Inserted Custom and Bamboo WebParts and applied permissions.
  • Integrated and migrated Microsoft Office Products System, Lotus Notes, and flat files into SharePoint.

Debt Elimination Group - Duluth GA

Sr. System Administrator                       

  • Responsible for establishing production environments using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2003 and (Moss) 2007 for basic document management.
  • Hands-on experience administering SharePoint 2003/2007 to include the following: installing and configuring server farms applying patches, service packs, and infrastructure updates;
  • Experienced with Active Directory in Managing accounts, network rights, SharePoint User profiles and access to systems and equipment; managing systems resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability; implementing security procedures utilizing Group Policy Procedures, and scripting tools;
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Server 2003/2008 & SQL administration and demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint environment including Central Administration, Web Front Ends (WFE), Shared Service Providers (SSP) and other SharePoint-centric application servers and services
  • Experience administering user security in the Moss environment including the use of SharePoint and Active Directory group.

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