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Philip D.

Pollard
Business Intelligence Developer
3424 Whitebud Lane, Murfreesboro, TN
M - 615- 995-2710
H - 615- 354-0908
A Brief Introduction
I have 10+ years of IT experience including 6+ years of Data Warehouse Design, D
evelopment, Implementation and Support. My extensive skill set offers a wide var
iety of options for my clients and their specific business needs. I excel at pro
ject planning, building high performance products and implementing best practice
methodologies.
Expertise
* OBIEE
* Microsoft SQL Server
* Hyperion/Oracle Essbase
* Data warehousing
* ETL
* Data Modeling
* Arcplan Enterprise Designer
* Large Scale Deployments
* Healthcare Data Specialist
Professional Experiences
HCA Healthcare - Nashville TN Jul 2009 to Feb 2010
Arcplan Lead Developer
Arcplan * Essbase * SQL Server * Teradata
I was recruited to work with IBM Blue Direct, providing Arcplan development on a
dashboarding initiative. Functions included creating dashboards, modeling data
and designing data cubes.
- Arcplan lead developer on two simultaneous projects.
- Creation of dashboard models using Arcplan for executive review and approval.
- Developed dashboards using Arcplan to report imaging department exam throughpu
t for executive decision support.
- Arcplan applications utilized data connections to Essbase, SQL Server and Tera
data.
- Designed Essbase data cubes to support dashboard models.
- Project utilized offshore model.
Symbion Healthcare - Nashville TN Apr 2003 to Jul 2009
Data Warehousing Architect/Developer
OBIEE * Essbase * SQL Server * ETL * Data Warehousing
Symbion Healthcare owns and manages over 70 ambulatory surgery centers and surgi
cal hospitals in 24 states. Reporting to the Vice President of Information Syste
ms my functions included; developing and administrating OBIEE repository and das
hboards, corporate data warehouse and data marts along with requirements gatheri
ng and project scoping. I functioned as lead developer on multiple OBIEE and dat
a warehouse projects.
- Hyperion Essbase development, administration and maintenance.
- Design and develop Essbase data cubes for multi scenario schemas.
- Writing Load Rules, Calc Scripts, Esscmd and MaxL Scripts.
- Developed using Essbase BSO and ASO cube types.
- Installation and configuration of OBIEE Suite of tools on Windows 2000 and 200
3 server platforms.
- Design and develop BI Server repositories including Physical, Business and Pre
sentation Layers for MS SQL Server and Hyperion Essbase Data Sources.
- Configure BI Server Security for LDAP and Active Directory environments.
- Design and develop OBIEE dashboards for operational scorecarding which include
d summary level, drill down and charting.
- Configured OBIEE delivers to seed BI Server cache for better performing user r
equests.
- Created iBots to deliver dashboard content via email to executive level users.
- Developed OBIEE Publisher repository and reports to deliver Non-dashboard type
detailed reporting to operational users.
- One of the first implementations of the Essbase connector for BI Server.
- Updated BI Server to include new SQL Server tables, views and data cubes.
- Migrated BI Server repositories, dashboards and requests from development to p
roduction environments.
- Conducted business analysis and requirements gathering interviews for multiple
data collection and reporting projects.
- Conducted one on one, small group and webcast training for new users to the OB
IEE Suite of tools.
- Developed complex SQL stored procedures to collect patient and financial data
for ETL.
- Developed SQL Server DTS packages for automated ETL process, collecting patien
t accounting data daily form 70 field servers.
- Design data model for star schemas and data cubes including slowly changing an
d time dimensions.
- Converting SQL DTS packages to SSIS for data warehouse platform migration.
- Tuned SQL queries for better performance.
- Create ad hoc reporting using Essbase add-in for Microsoft Excel.
- Develop Arcplan applications for decision support.
Alliance Surgery - Atlanta GA Mar 2007 to Jul 2007
Data Warehouse Architect/Developer
SSIS * SSAS * SSRS * ETL * Data Warehousing
Alliance Surgery managed 10 ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals mo
stly in the southeastern United States. In this contract position I was recruite
d to build a data warehouse to integrate financial data from three disparate pat
ient accounting systems. I worked remotely on weekends and evenings to accomplis
h the task in order to save costs.
- Conducted requirements gathering and project scoping.
- Design dimensional data model for multi scenario SQL Analysis Services data cu
bes.
- Develop complex SQL stored procedures.
- Develop SSIS packages for ETL, collecting patient accounting data form multipl
e servers.
- Design SSRS Reports and repository for standard weekly and monthly reporting.
Everest Technologies - Nashville TN Oct 1999 to Apr 2003
Application Developer
SQL Server * Visual Basic * Visual Interdev
Everest Technologies is an IT staffing company specializing in application devel
opment and implementation. I delivered consulting services to several Everest cl
ients creating Visual Basic, Web and SQL Server applications. In many cases I wa
s responsible for full life cycle development from proof of concept to implement
ation.
- Assisted in building artist web sites.
- Create custom DLLs using Microsoft Visual Basic.
- Create a Visual Basic application, with custom DLLs, utilizing Windows sockets
to collect credit card magnetic strip information and SSL to communicate with t
he credit card processing center for authorization.
- Member of team developing a complex accounting system using Visual Basic and S
QL Server. Designed and developed a custom Visual Basic application to download
medical insurance claims using distributed SQL queries.
Metamor World Wide - Nashville TN Apr 1999 to Oct 1999
Application Developer
Oracle * Visual Basic * Crystal Reports
Metamor World Wide was an IT staffing company specializing in application develo
pment and implementation. I delivered consultant services to the State of Tennes
see in the Office of the Comptroller. I was a member of a team of five programme
rs developing a multi million dollar computer assisted property appraisal system
for evaluating property tax.
- Developed in a client server / n-tier architecture environment with Visual Bas
ic and Oracle.
- Developed complex reports using Crystal Reports on a high profile government p
roject.
Education
Microcomputer Programming Specialist - Associates Degree - 1998
Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technologies Belleville, Ontario Canada
Radio Broadcasting - Diploma - 1991
Loyalist College School of Media Studies
Belleville, Ontario Canada
Certifications and Training
- Oracle BI Server Administration, Building Repositories
- Oracle BI Presentation Services, Creating Reports and Dashboards
- Hyperion Essbase 6.5 Boot camp
- Hyperion Essbase 7.x New Features
- Designing Hyperion Reports For Essbase and Hyperion Planning
- Designing Hyperion Analyzer Views For Essbase
- Arcplan Dynasight Basic Training
- HIPPA Compliance Training
- Microsoft Certified Professional
- Microsoft Certified Solution Developer