George Frick

Senior Technical Architect

Experience

Principal Architect
nvisia LLC
2012 - Current
  • Delivered thirteen new projects to production.
  • Worked in healthcare, finance, education, manufacturing, energy, and travel sectors.
  • Member of senior leadership team and technical community of practice.
  • Worked in various technology stacks and levels of sophistication implementing SOLID principles for architecture, automation, and dev-sec-ops.
Sr. Web Application Developer
iStream Financial Services
2010 - 2012
  • Delivered Remote Deposit Check Capture application; a windows software connecting to a check scanner using Java, Netbeans, JNI, and Bamboo.
  • Created auto-update installers, scripts, and deployments.
  • Work on-site with clients for iterative feedback.
  • Performance and security tuning.
Web Application Developer
Aurora Health Care
2006 - 2010
  • Delivered the Employee Assistance Program management application written in J2EE using JQuery, DB2, and Websphere.
  • Worked directly with business stake holders managing the planning, architecture and project timeline.
  • Enabled real time scheduling, billing, provider roll on, and reporting.
  • Additionally worked on Materials Management and other Java software projects.
  • Holiday committee, including managing one of the Christmas parties.

Education

2006
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
B.S., Computer Science
Minor, Economics

Contact

414-732-9928

george.frick@gmail.com

Links

Skills

  • JavaScript, TypeScript
  • Angular, React, Vue, Svelte
  • Java/Spring, C#/.NET, Node
  • HTML 5, CSS, Sass
  • SQL, SqlServer, MySql, NoSql, Mongo
  • Agile, Scrum, Dev-Ops
  • Software Architecture, SOLID Principles
  • Azure, Digital Ocean

Detailed Experience

MQ Modernization
Energy Sector
02/2022 to Present
  • .NET Framework, IBM MQ, GIT
  • Implement basic .NET Framework APIs, focused on security and error handling.
  • My role consisted of .Net Web API development, mentoring young developers, documenting the process for converting applications in the wiki, providing architectural guidance, and scripting of repetitive tasks.
Solution Architecture
Financial Sector - Credit Union
06/2018 to 12/2021
  • Provided solution architecture for transition of external facing software to Azure cloud.
  • Provided solution architecture for containerization and transition of internal software to Kubernetes.
  • Delivered five separate software solutions while working on cloud architecture and maturity model.
Incentive Manager
Financial Sector - Credit Union
03/2021 to 12/2021
  • Provided software architecture and lead development for incentive rewards program management.
  • Technical Stack: React, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Sql Server, Azure Dev-Ops, Docker.
  • Lead team of four to work with business replacing legacy incentive management software with modern solution utilizing Event Sourcing and integrating to multiple remote systems including HR for automatic employee enrollment and termination, banking core for automatic transaction credits, and various loan, insurance, and other sales points.
Member Preferences
Financial Sector - Credit Union
03/2021 to 12/2021
  • Provided software architecture and lead development for incentive rewards program management.
  • Technical Stack: React, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Sql Server, Azure Dev-Ops, Docker, Rabbit MQ.
  • Lead team of four to work with business replacing legacy incentive management software with modern solution utilizing Event Sourcing and integrating to multiple remote systems including HR for automatic employee enrollment and termination, banking core for automatic transaction credits, and various loan, insurance, and other sales points.
BSA Audit Tool
Financial Sector - Credit Union
12/2019 to 06/2020
  • Provided software architecture and lead development for incentive rewards program management.
  • Technical Stack: React, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Sql Server, Azure Dev-Ops, Docker.
  • Lead team of four to work with business replacing legacy incentive management software with modern solution utilizing Event Sourcing and integrating to multiple remote systems including HR for automatic employee enrollment and termination, banking core for automatic transaction credits, and various loan, insurance, and other sales points.
Repo Manager
Financial Sector - Credit Union
05/2019 to 11/2019, 01/2020 to 02/2021
  • Provided software architecture and lead development for incentive rewards program management.
  • Technical Stack: React, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Sql Server, Azure Dev-Ops, Docker.
  • Lead team of four to work with business replacing legacy incentive management software with modern solution utilizing Event Sourcing and integrating to multiple remote systems including HR for automatic employee enrollment and termination, banking core for automatic transaction credits, and various loan, insurance, and other sales points.
Loan Application Wizard
Financial Sector - Credit Union
06/2018 to 05/2019
  • Provided software architecture and lead development for incentive rewards program management.
  • Technical Stack: React, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Sql Server, Azure Dev-Ops, Docker, Rabbit MQ.
  • Lead team of four to work with business replacing legacy incentive management software with modern solution utilizing Event Sourcing and integrating to multiple remote systems including HR for automatic employee enrollment and termination, banking core for automatic transaction credits, and various loan, insurance, and other sales points.
Comic Strip Creator
Education Sector - Pediatric Hospital
05/2018 (One Month)
  • Javascript, PhaserJS, JQuery, Grunt, Moodle CMS
  • no CI/CD as Moodle didn’t support any automation.
  • Rewrite of a more complicated educational game where children can create their own comics and print them. Converted from Shockwave flash to PhaserJS.
Storm Management
Energy Sector
02/2018 to 05/2018
  • C#, .NET Framework, Angular 2+
  • Application to manage outages and communicate status.
Educational Game System
Education Sector - Pediatric Hospital
06/2017 to 01/2018
  • Javascript, PhaserJS, JQuery, Grunt, Moodle CMS
  • no CI/CD as Moodle didn’t support any automation.
  • A series of children’s educational games for am Anti-Drug Use campaign written in Shockwave Flash rewritten in PhaserJS.
  • Created a “Scene Engine 2” improved engine, to allow scripting choose your own adventure games with advanced features like drag-n-drop within scenes and scripting of variables for tracking in-game goal progress.
  • Created multiple education games where children answer a question between turns.
Mobile Business Travel Companion
Travel Sector
02/2018 to 05/2018
  • Ionic, Javascript, TypeScript
  • Deployment: Jenkins for CI and build of Android and iPhone artifacts.
  • Primarily a UX design role building a new client application to modernize client’s offerings to their clients. Mobile application showed trips, flights, car rentals, weather and facilitated in handling corporate billing.
New Insurance Roll On Application
Health Care Sector
09/2015 to 01/2017
  • Angular 2, Java, Spring, Hibernate
  • Web application to on-board new clients.
Educational Game System
Education Sector - Pediatric Hospital
06/2015 to 10/2015
  • Javascript, PhaserJS, JQuery, Grunt, Moodle CMS for progress tracking.
  • no CI/CD as Moodle didn’t support any automation.
  • A series of children’s educational games for Anti-Bullying and Healthy Eating campaigns written in Shockwave Flash rewritten in PhaserJS.
  • Created a “Scene Engine” to allow scripting choose your own adventure games with audio dialog, in game cell phone, and in-engine embedded activities.
  • Created a “Test Engine” to allow scripting of multiple choice tests.
  • Created multiple education games like Tic Tac Toe, but children answer a question between turns. Games could be embedded in Scenes for the Scene Engine.
Java/JBoss Conversion
Manufacturing Sector
01/2015 to 06/2015
  • Java/J2EE, JMS, SQL Server.
  • Deployment: Websphere, JBoss, no CI/CD, home-brew release system.
  • Convert more than forty J2EE applications to run on JBoss instead of Websphere.
  • Rewrote some of the smaller applications in AngularJS.
Move Order Wizard
Energy Sector
01/2014 to 01/2015
  • API: Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate.
  • Client: Javascript, JQuery, Backbone.js, Grunt, Jasmine.
  • Deployment: JBoss, CI/CD with Jenkins; Manual deploys.
  • Web application allowing call center employees to automatically generate orders for customers on the phone who were changing address. Customer automatically looked up, operator can add move to account and schedule service transfer.
Integrated Call Center Tool
Energy Sector
04/2013 to 10/2013
  • API: Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate.
  • Client: Javascript, JQuery, Backbone.js, Grunt, Jasmine.
  • Deployment: JBoss, CI/CD with Jenkins; Manual deploys.
  • Web application allowing call center employees to work in a tabbed client environment to look up all aspects of account, account history, pole locations, etc.
  • Supports events between tabs, automatically opening a new tab for the customer on the phone, and reopening of historic tabs.
Payment Plan Wizard
Energy Sector
10/2012 to 04/2013
  • API: Java/J2EE, Spring, Hibernate.
  • Client: Javascript, JQuery, Backbone.js, Grunt, Jasmine.
  • Deployment: JBoss, CI/CD with Jenkins; Manual deploys.
  • Web application allowing call center employees to automatically generate payment plan options for customers on the phone. Customer automatically looked up, billing history processed and acceptable payment plans shown. Customer can select plan and operator can add plan to account.
Dealer Parts Order
Manufacturing Sector
9/2012 to 10/2012
  • MVC: Java/J2EE, Javascript, JQuery, Handlebars.
  • Deployment: Websphere, DB2, no CI/CD.
  • Allow dealers to order parts for warranties through a web interface.
Remote Deposit Check Capture
Financial Sector - iStream Financial
9/2010 to 09/2012
  • Desktop: Java, C, Netbeans, Hibernate.
  • Deployment: MSI installer with updates, CI/CD through Atlassian Bamboo.
  • Allow dealers to order parts for warranties through a web interface.
  • Windows desktop software to work with high speed check scanners to enable check scanning and deposits along with automatic processing of matching ticker slip.
Employee Assistance Program
Healthcare Sector - Aurora Health Care
9/2008 to 09/2010
  • MVC/SPA Hybrid: Java/J2EE, JSP, Struts 1.2, Spring, Hibernate, Javascript, JQuery.
  • Deployment: Websphere, DB2, Home-brewed CI, scripted deploy.
  • Manage patient scheduling, provider availability, locations, and billing; a complete business solution for the EAP offering of Aurora.
  • Web solution offered through Aurora employee portal.
Materials Management
Healthcare Sector - Aurora Health Care
8/2006 to 08/2008
  • Ad-Hoc: Java/J2EE, Struts 1.1, Javascript.
  • Deployment: Websphere, DB2, no CI/CD.
  • Ordering hospital materials for specific hospital locations such as linen closets and nurse stations.