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Wenham Dorsett, Software Developer in Houston, TX, United States
Wenham Dorsett

Software Developer in Houston, TX, United States

Member since September 4, 2018
Since 2006, Wenham has been making a living as a web and software developer—mainly working with C# and .NET but he's also proficient in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Ajax. He's experienced in both front- and back-end development and has developed solutions usually hosted on Microsoft Azure and other cloud architectures. Although Wenham typically works with cloud architectures, he's also developed with on-premise architectures.
Wenham is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Microsoft Visual Studio, 12 years
  • JavaScript, 12 years
  • ASP.NET Web Forms, 12 years
  • C#, 12 years
  • ASP.NET Web API, 5 years
  • ASP.NET MVC 5, 5 years
  • Kendo MVC, 3 years
  • .NET Core, 1 year
Houston, TX, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio, JetBrains Rider, Azure DevOps, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was an app that accepted healthcare claims from many external apps and converted it into an EDI 837 file with no errors.

Employment

  • Senior Software Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Raptor Technologies
    • Converted the company’s legacy web application to a more modern web application built on MVC and Bootstrap—enabling the application to scale based on the user’s device.
    • Streamlined the company’s import application which allowed the schools to efficiently and securely schedule the upload of their student, staff, contractor, and volunteer data into the system.
    • Streamlined the company’s web camera capabilities in their web application using HTML5. This reduced the company’s costs as well as the clients' by allowing them to use the web cameras shipped with their computers.
    • Streamlined the installation process of a small WPF application to give the user a clean-and-smooth experience.
    • Implemented a more efficient way to store database objects in source control (TFS) as well as to promote database updates to the different environments.
    • Installed a Windows service to handle the printing of badges and scanning of licenses into the web application.
    • Developed a process to silently update the printing and scanning windows service without user interaction.
    • Implemented an emergency management product to manage fire drills and other school emergency preparedness activities previously managed via a school’s paper process.
    • Continued to develop new features for the MVC application based on the requirements provided by the product management team.
    Technologies: .NET, C#, MVC, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, SQL Server, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Developer | Consultant

    2015 - 2015
    United Airlines (via TEKsystems)
    • Streamlined the company’s main web application by developing SOA services and moving all of the business processes from the web application to these services.
    • Developed RESTful APIs that supported both XML and JSON to be consumed by various web and mobile applications.
    • Bridged the gap between business analysts and end users by defining and prioritizing their use cases and developing the needed API services.
    • Facilitated the integration of third-party systems with the company’s service-oriented architecture (SOA) by developing the endpoints needed while maintaining loose coupling.
    Technologies: .NET, C#, MVC, Visual Studio
  • Senior Software Developer | Team Leader of Integration Services

    2012 - 2015
    Automated Healthcare Solutions
    • Designed and developed custom multi-tier web applications using C#, ASP.NET 4.5, Telerik, Ajax, and MVC with a SQL Server 2008/2012 back-end in an Agile (Scrum) environment.
    • Streamlined the company’s integration solutions by implementing brand new messaging solutions using Microsoft technologies such as BizTalk 2013, WCF, and Web API.
    • Slashed the IT department’s costs by approximately 30% by moving the company’s automated business processes from a third-party company to an in-house solution using BizTalk 2013.
    • Served as the team leader of the BizTalk development team and bridged communications between them and the other software developers.
    • Acquired SureScripts certification (Prescription Messaging and Benefits/Medication History/Formularies Retrieval) by integrating the company’s dispensing application with the requirements set forth by SureScripts.
    • Developed and deployed SSIS packages to Integration Services to be run as SQL jobs on SQL Server 2008 and 2012 to execute long-running business processes.
    • Reduced the need to manually submit paper claims (HCFA 1500) for reimbursement by implementing an electronic data interchange (EDI) solution where X12 837 health care claims are submitted to various providers and trading partners electronically.
    • Reduced posting errors and increased efficiency and revenue by implementing an EDI solution where X12 835 remittance advice transactions are received and processed electronically from various providers and trading partners.
    • Increased productivity and efficiency as well as reduced collection and billing costs for the company’s clients by designing and developing an EDI solution where X12 270 eligibility and benefit inquiries are transmitted to various providers and X12 271 eligibility and benefit responses are received electronically.
    • Deployed web applications, Windows services, and BizTalk applications to production for every release cycle.
    Technologies: .NET, C#, MVC, SQL Server, WCF, Web API, BizTalk, SSIS
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2007 - 2012
    QQ Solutions
    • Converted the company’s legacy windows application to a web application using VB.NET, ASP.NET, and SQL Server 2005 back-end to reduce the various costs resulting from a Windows application.
    • Improved the efficiency and reduced failed transfers of the company’s image/document upload process by replacing the legacy process with a file streaming service using WCF technology to transfer files to and from a desktop client application over HTTP.
    • Designed and developed a single sign-on system using ASP.NET 3.5 and C# to bridge the gap between legacy Windows applications and the various web applications.
    • Implemented a solution for the sales team and customer service team to quickly provision accounts for new customers using a click-once application and windows service which resulted in an automated process that replaced the manual process performed by the database administrator.
    • Designed and developed ASP.NET MVC 3 applications using Entity Framework 4.0, SQL Server 2005 and jQuery.
    • Designed and developed an application programming interface (API) using ASP.NET Web API to be consumed by external software vendors.
    • Built applications using Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.
    • Determined the performance bottlenecks of the company’s web applications by creating custom web tests and load tests using the testing suite available in Visual Studio 2010.
    • Trained the quality control staff in the best and most efficient testing procedures/practices.
    Technologies: VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET Web Forms, MVC, SQL Server, JavaScript

Experience

  • United Airlines (Development)

    I aided the United Airlines airfare team in providing various airfares based on the destination, days of travel, and number of passengers. I also created a solution for different flight aggregators to interface with our rates engine.

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, HTML, JavaScript, Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), CSS5, SQL, HTML5
  • Frameworks

    ASP.NET MVC, .NET, ASP.NET MVC 5, ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET Web API, Kendo MVC, .NET Core, AngularJS, Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Knockout.js, Kendo UI
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Node.js, PhantomJS
  • Tools

    Microsoft Visual Studio, Git, Angular CLI, JetBrains Rider
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Scrum, Azure DevOps
  • Other

    Ajax, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Azure, Azure Service Bus
  • Platforms

    Windows, MacOS
  • Storage

    SQL Server 2016, Azure Active Directory

Education

  • Master of Science degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Security
    2007 - 2008
    Nova Southeastern University - Davie, FL, USA
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering
    2003 - 2007
    Florida International University - Miami, FL, USA
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