Over 15 years of experience in the full life cycle software development and implementation of enterprise software solutions. Focus over the last 9 years in API Management, Sales Performance Management, Workforce Management and Business Intelligence (Cognos Specialist and Java Enterprise Development). Experience in cross-enterprise integration, customization, development, and managing of enterprise Web applications and reporting platforms; for
Over 15 years of experience in the full life cycle software development and implementation of enterprise software solutions. Focus over the last 9 years in API Management, Sales Performance Management, Workforce Management and Business Intelligence (Cognos Specialist and Java Enterprise Development). Experience in cross-enterprise integration, customization, development, and managing of enterprise Web applications and reporting platforms; for medium and large worldwide organizations.
Specialties: APIs, REST, Apigee, Java development, Business Intelligence (Cognos Report development), SAP Business One Developer, and Business Analyst
Principal Architect @ All about APIs! From strategy and conception to thinking beyond them.
Trusted advisor on digital transformation for customers enabling them to adapt to challenges on building sound APIs well suited for mobile applications.
Planned, designed, tested, and developed API proxies/façades for large organizations integrating REST and SOA-based infrastructures with modern web technologies that drives faster adoption, easier maintenance, better scalability, and management.
Integrated systems through API proxies with backend API/APP Services to enable data storage with NoSQL databases and messaging servers, providing high availability on multi-data center infrastructure.
Designed API Delivery Methodology to structure the body of knowledge required for successful API adoption. Topics ranging from: API design, development, Source Control Management (SCM, Branch Management, and Social Coding), testing, continuous integration (CI), Delivery and Deployment, configuration management, release management, security best practices, and agile methodologies in the context of API Management.
Coached external (customers) and internal API Teams on API Delivery Framework to manage digital transformation. From August 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) Solution Engineer/Architect @ Automated manual interfaces through RESTful APIs. Reducing maintenance, extending functionality, and improving reliability of mission critical systems.
Designed and developed Cognos ICM RESTful API web service implementation with RESTful Jersey JAX-RS implementation and JAX-WS SOAP API for SPM insurance industry solution. Frameworks: JAXB, Spring MVC and Security, Apache Commons, and Metro. Application Server: Websphere, JBoss, and Tomcat. Authentication schemes: HTTPs BASIC, Digest, and OAuth2.
Led technical governance by conducting requirements, design, and build reviews on large-scale projects.
Led design and development of Web Applications on large projects applying Agile, Scrum and Lean UX.
Integrated mission critical systems using near real time RESTful APIs, reducing messaging latency on batch interfaces.
Led integration with SalesForce and Queue messaging systems such as ActiveMQ and IBM MQ series.
Integrated Varicent JEE Web and .Net Admin client with external applications such as SalesForce and CMS with Single Sign-On standards and custom protocols.
Implemented high availability and recovery services by implementing an Apache Commons Daemon framework.
Led project and client teams on Cognos ICM adhering to UX lean and agile methodologies and best practices.
Extend Cognos ICM product functionality through advanced technologies and design patterns to meet complex business requirements.
Review ongoing projects throughout implementation phases (discovery, design, build, and post go live) for technical enablement and alignment to best practices. From February 2011 to August 2013 (2 years 7 months) Toronto, Canada AreaConsultant @ Cognos Specialist (Workforce Performance with LFSO and Time and Attendance)
Led Cognos Report requirements gathering and development of large retail implementations with over 500 stores and 50,000 employees.
Estimated and assessed customization of Infor WFM Workforce Performance (Cognos Retail Reports), Java ETL and Preprocessing. (i.e. worked with BCF to create 11 Forecast, Budget, and Time and Attendance Reports; delivered to meet business requirements of over 4 territories, 16 regions, 32 districts, and over 500 stores).
Trained development IT client teams (between 10-15 people) on Workforce Performance Report Development with Cognos.
Led QA Workforce Performance Cognos Business Intelligence Team. Designated Cognos Expert/Specialist from all technical consultants to advise on best practices and provide report development guidance for clients as well as internal users. Team of over 20 technical consultants.
Java Certified Developer
Planned, managed, trained and implemented Infor WFM Archiving Module for large US and Canadian companies.
Led employee, balance, payroll export and import interfaces testing for large retail companies with over 30,000 employees.
Improved, automated and streamlined Human resource and Payroll business processes by designing and implementing electronic workflow/interactions management tools.
Integrated Workbrain system to payroll, human resources, and scheduling systems through XML messaging import and export data Workbrain interfaces and IBM MQ Series messaging queue backbones based standard JMS API for US and Canada.
Covered full-life cycle of software development and implementation of enterprise applications on Forbes 500 companies at a Global level.
Strategized data migration from development, testing, training and production environments using standard and proprietary data migration tools. IT WFM MIS Department of about 20 people (Developers, DBAs, Systems Administrators, and Technical Consultants). From June 2005 to January 2011 (5 years 8 months) Technical Consultant @ From 2005 to 2006 (1 year)
MCBA, Business Analysis @ York University - Schulich School of Business From 2007 to 2007 BS, Systems Engineering @ ICESI From 1995 to 2000 Diego Zuluaga is skilled in: JAX-WS, JAXB, Spring, Web Services, Websphere, Web Logic, Apache Commons, Java, Business Analysis, JMS, Business Process, Tomcat, XML, J2EE, JSP
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