Robert Ellsworth, Data Architecture Developer in Markham, ON, Canada
Robert Ellsworth

Data Architecture Developer in Markham, ON, Canada

Member since June 20, 2018
Robert brings technical and business expertise that he's developed during his two decades of consultant work for major institutions, where hundreds of projects have been completed to the clients’ full satisfaction. He excels at architecting solutions with complex requirements that may cross disparate types of technologies. He's also quick to assimilate information for high productivity and quality outcomes within an intense high-tech environment.
Robert is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Markham, ON, Canada

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

GitLab, SQL

The most amazing...

...thing I've created was a customer profitability model that include the current and future value.

Employment

  • SharePoint Consultant

    2020 - 2020
    Clickstop Inc
    • Aided in establishing SharePoint communications sites for the company as a whole and for each of the divisions.
    • Consulted on SharePoint team sites for each workgroup.
    • Consulted in developing a permissions model for access.
    • Constructed Microsoft Flow processes to integrate SharePoint with teams and outlook.
    • Constructed PowerShell scripts to modify SharePoint permission, create SharePoint pages, and modify Outlook group settings.
    • Constructed SharePoint framework extensions and web parts to enhance the SharePoint site's look and feel.
    Technologies: Office 365, Microsoft Flow, SharePoint Online
  • Process Architect

    2019 - 2020
    TD Canada Trust
    • Built a product contribution model for present and future value.
    • Established processes and standards for conversion of existing reports in a SAS, SQL/DB2 environment to a Hadoop, PySpark environment using Tableau and Power BI for reporting.
    • Converted existing reports in a SAS, SQL/DB2 environment to a Hadoop, PySpark environment using Tableau and Power BI for reporting.
    Technologies: IBM Db2, SQL, SAS, Windows, Unix, Impala, Apache Hive, Hadoop, PySpark, Python, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau
  • SharePoint Developer

    2018 - 2018
    Johnson & Johnson
    • Designed a SharePoint site with embedded Tableau reports, which captures report commentary and allows historical viewing of reports and commentary.
    • Trained staff on maintenance and use of the site.
    Technologies: SharePoint Online, Tableau, SharePoint
  • Process Architect

    2014 - 2018
    TD Canada Trust
    • Designed a holistic reporting suite for personal business lines.
    • Mentored staff on best practices for report production.
    • Designed automated processes for business reporting.
    • Designed interfaces and the distribution process for data and reports.
    • Built a customer contribution model for present and future value.
    Technologies: SharePoint Online, Tableau, SharePoint, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM Db2, SQL, SAS, Windows
  • Data Warehouse Architect

    2017 - 2017
    CGI
    • Designed an analytics-ready layer that embeds business logic and standard reporting templates into the data warehouse and reporting environment.
    • Consulted on SAS installations to maximize data privacy protection and environment functionality.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, Oracle, SQL, SAS, Windows
  • Data Warehouse Architect

    2013 - 2014
    Aimia
    • Designed and built a transactional datamart and reporting suite.
    • Mentored staff on best practices for report production.
    • Designed interfaces and distribution process for data and reports.
    Technologies: SharePoint, Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, SQL, SAS, ParAccel, Windows
  • Data Warehouse Architect

    2011 - 2013
    The Bank of Nova Scotia
    • Designed and built a data mart and reporting suite and working with a cross-functional team.
    • Investigated and obtained product data across a variety of legacy systems.
    • Constructed a data repository to facilitate both ad-hoc and periodic reporting requirements.
    • Designed interfaces and distribution process for data and reports.
    Technologies: SharePoint Online, SharePoint, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, SAS, AS400, Windows
  • Senior Systems Consultant

    2010 - 2011
    Bell
    • Worked with a widely distributed team to port a mission-critical application to a new environment.
    • Developed the project plan and managed the project to completion.
    • Coordinated changes in connectivity and data resourcing.
    • Provided training to support staff.
    • Executed, tested, and validated results with a cross-functional team.
    • Provided post-implementation support.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Data Warehouse Architect

    2006 - 2010
    The Bank of Nova Scotia
    • Designed and constructed a process, data repository, and a portal for automated credit card campaign reporting.
    • Designed and built a retention offer management application. The application provides specific offers for inbound calls, tracks the results of the calls, provides fulfillment capabilities, and reports results.
    • Constructed a portal that allows the distribution of reports to a widely distributed user base without emailing the reports. The solution was constructed based on requirements gathered from the diverse user group.
    Technologies: SharePoint, Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, SQL, SAS, AS400, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    2005 - 2006
    RBC Capital Markets
    • Designed and built a robust solution that can load data files of varying structures into Teradata tables. The process constructed a table on Teradata then verifies and loads the data.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, Teradata, SQL, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Data Warehouse Architect

    2005 - 2005
    The Bank of Nova Scotia
    • Designed and built a datamart and reporting suite, working with a cross-functional team.
    • Investigated and obtained credit card data across a variety of legacy systems.
    • Constructed a data repository to facilitate both ad hoc and periodic reporting requirements.
    • Designed interfaces and distribution process for data and reports.
    Technologies: SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    2004 - 2005
    Loyalty Group
    • Designed and constructed a micro-strategy solution that can report on product interaction in the food sector.
    • Constructed schema and metrics to facilitate the user requirements.
    • Trained users in understanding and executing the reports.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, MicroStrategy, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    2004 - 2004
    TD Financial Group
    • Constructed an automated process to sample data to match their campaign models.
    • Trained the systems personnel to run the process.
    • Performed post-implementation support.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    2003 - 2004
    Alberta Municipal Affairs
    • Developed assessment reporting and analysis.
    • Constructed a process to update the Oracle database with change records based on requirements obtained from the business users.
    • Designed and built a process to produce PDF statements for property holders.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, Oracle, SQL, SAS, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    2003 - 2004
    The Bank of Nova Scotia
    • Designed and executed marketing campaigns.
    • Worked with the business user to obtain campaign requirements.
    • Built the campaigns customer selection in Affinium environment.
    • Provided mail files to the mail house.
    • Interfaced with systems to report on results.
    Technologies: SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    1998 - 2003
    The Royal Bank
    • Designed and built a reporting suite, working with a cross functional team.
    • Investigated and obtain credit card data.
    • Constructed periodic reports.
    • Designed and developed a user interface to a data warehouse using SAS.
    Technologies: Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, MicroStrategy, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    1996 - 1998
    The Bank of Nova Scotia
    • Evaluated and tested a data warehouse design and composition.
    • Designed and developed a user interface for a data warehouse using SAS and VB.
    • Investigated sourcing for the data warehouse load.
    Technologies: Visual Basic, Microsoft Office, IBM Db2, MicroStrategy, SQL, SAS, AIX, Windows
  • Senior System Consultant

    1993 - 1996
    AXA Insurance
    • Designed and programmed enhancements to the billing and rating subsystem.
    • Designed and programmed the enhancements to the underwriting decision subsystem.
    Technologies: Project Management System (PMS), SAS, COBOL, CICS, ISPF, TSO, IBM
  • Senior System Consultant

    1993 - 1993
    Bell Sigma
    • Designed and programmed a large customer billing system.
    Technologies: SAS, OS/2

Skills

  • Languages

    COBOL, T-SQL, VBScript, Excel VBA, SAS, SQL, Visual Basic, HTML, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Java SE, C, Python, CICS
  • Frameworks

    SharePoint Framework (SPFx), Windows PowerShell, ASP, Hadoop
  • Tools

    SAS Enterprise Guide, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, ISPF, Impala, Microsoft Flow, Apache Impala, GitLab
  • Paradigms

    Iterative Development, Agile Software Development, ETL, Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Platforms

    Windows, SharePoint, AIX, Unix, ParAccel, Oracle
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2010, IBM Db2, Apache Hive, Teradata
  • Other

    SharePoint Online, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Reporting, Data Visualization, Project Management System (PMS), Office 365, Data Engineering, Project Management Professional (PMP), SAS Macros, Data Architecture, IBM, TSO, MicroStrategy, AS400, OS/2
  • Libraries/APIs

    PySpark

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Computer Science
    1980 - 1985
    University of Toronto - Toronto, Canada

Certifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
    MAY 2012 - PRESENT
    PMI | Project Management Institute

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