I am Eddie Drye

For over 37 years I have been an end-to-end solutions design expert concentrating on functionality, user experience, integration, installation and troubleshooting on highly visible projects.

Phone 336-862-3688

Location Albemarle, NC

Status Thankful

Social

Curriculum Vitae


Web Development

HTML5, CSS3, C#, Razor, VB.Net, VBScript, ASP.Net, Classic ASP, Javascript, Node.js, Angular.js, Bootstrap, jQuery, LESS, SASS, Modernizr, GlyphIcons, Fontawesome, Google Fonts

UI\UX Design

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign CC, Fireworks, Sketch, Wireframing, Wireframe.cc, Microsoft Image Composer, Visio, WebStorm, User Research, Usability Testing

Databases

NoSQL, SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, DB2, Progress 4GL, ISAM, MongoDB, Postgress, Microsoft Access, Clipper, dBase

Consulting & SEO Audit

Screaming Frog, Woorank, Raventools, Semrush, Moz, Google Analytics, ChartBeat, BrightLocal, SEOMator

Operating Systems

Microsoft Server, Unix, Linux, SunRay, XENIX, MVS, Novel Netware, RDOS, AOS/VS, MS-DOS, DR-DOS

Hardware

HP 842/147 & G50, IBM AS/400, DG Avion, MV/30000, MV/2000, NOVA 4x, NAS, Raid Towers, Drive Mirrors, Google Search Appliance, DSUs, Routers, Barcoding, Tape Auto-Loaders

Other

CDN, COM, MTS, Citrix, Apache, IIS, XML, JCL, TSO Winsock, FTP, RCP, TCP/IP, LDAP, SNMP, SMTP, Telnet

Lectures

North Carolina State, UNCG, A&T University

Owner / Chief Technology Officer

Avoli, Inc. (DBA Union)

Avoli.com now runs itself.

It was designed to be a totally automated digital marketing agency unifying brands with consumers, strategy with technology and goals with results.

I created Ingenuity in C#, which runs unattended keeping thousands of affiliate marketing partner stores product up to date and ready for the following days shopping.

I wrote Merauder Detection which thwarts attacks, stops non-democracies even some less favorable democracies and logs everything.

I used to manage the following:

  • Partnered with Zebra for mobile development
  • Plan, drive, direct & coordinate initiatives
  • Manage offshore resources 6:00 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Manage in-house Content Management System
  • Manage in-house Content Syndication System
  • Manage over 6,000 Avoli marketplace partnerships
  • Manage client niche initiatives
  • Oversight of client eCommerce Integration
  • Coded 3 Anvil android Google Play apps for mobile data capture & single click push to server capabilities
  • Web Scraping, Import/Export Conventions
  • Automated Data Cleanup of Imports
  • Created CMS (Database & File Based Versions
  • Utilize W3 Fast CSS Conventions
  • In my spare time I create eCommerce shops that tie into Avoli

Oct, 1997 - Present

Avoli Ingenuity Avoli Platform

TECHNOLOGIES:
C#, VB.Net, Android, XML, HTML5, JQuery, Bootstrap, Windows Server, IIS, SQL Server, Web Services, RSS, Web Scraping

Technical PM / BA (Agile/Scrum)

Contract - Bank of America

Managed 4 teams of developers for Sparta a Static Site Generator, Agile/Scrum body of work

  • This job ended up being more of a BA role
  • Groomed Backlog, Stories and Team Grooming
  • Ran Sprint Review/Planning/Retrospective meetings
  • Created stories for Spike research & POC feasibility
  • Tasked tracked by effort, Defects tracked & QA tested
  • Monitored team velocity, adjust individual capacity accordingly & assist in release cadence planning & Tag stories

Aug, 2016 - May, 2017

TECHNOLOGIES:
CDN, Javascript stack, npm, node.js, react.js, babel, MySQL & Rally

Technical PM / BA / Lead Developer

Avoli Client - RJMW (now Worley)

Managed offshore / onshore developers & Xpeditor rewrite

  • Waterfall requirements gathering & risk mitigation
  • Coded C# Razor dashboard, testing & deployments

Apr, 2014 - Apr, 2016

TECHNOLOGIES:
C# Razor, Webform, jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, Dashboards, Windows Server, IIS, SQL Server

Director of Development

Avoli Client - NTI Solutions

Managed 10 offshore / onshore developers for initiatives with executive offices of the White House, US Marshals, FBI & other Clients

  • Coded C# Razor web dashboard for client solutions
  • Managed deadlines, quotes, developers, reviews etc.
  • Managed communications, technical interviews, project tasks & management updates

Nov, 2014 - Sept, 2015

TECHNOLOGIES:
C# Razor, WebForm, WinForm, Mobile, SQLServer, Azure, IIS, SAP, jQuery, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3, Dashboards, Barcoding, Zebra Printers, PLCs

Owner / Chief Technology Officer

Avoli, Inc.

Long-term vision oversight, roadmap feature execution of initiatives

  • Created Avoli's Content Management System
  • Implemented Avoli Content Syndication into CMS
  • Oversight Client CMS Web Sites

Sept, 2012 - Nov, 2014

TECHNOLOGIES:
C#, VB.Net, ADO, Javascript, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Bootstrap, Windows Server, IIS, SQL Server

Technical Delivery Manager (PM/BA/Lead Developer)

Contract - Bank of America

Managed Enterprise Address Repository Cleansing (Touched all LOBs)

  • Planned, drove, directed & coordinated PM & BA tasks
  • Developed High Level Plan & Low Level Designs
  • Over weekly management updates and reporting
  • Coded Enterprise Address Repository Dashboard POC
  • Utilized Sharepoint as System of Record

Jan, 2011 - Sept, 2012

TECHNOLOGIES:
C#.Net, Java, ASP.Net, Oracle, CSS, HTML, Javascript, jQuery, SOA

Technical PM / BA / Lead Developer

Contract - First Med EMS

Designed and Developed Scantron Replacement System

  • Requirements gathering & designed solutions
  • Coded in C# Document Management System
  • Coded in C# Ambulatory Bubble Sheet recognition
  • Utilized LeadTools & Workers to evaluate sheets

Nov, 2009 - Jan, 2011

TECHNOLOGIES:
C# Winform, Lead Tools, OCR, Twain Scanning, Winsock, Worker Threads, SQL Server 2000

Technical PM / BA / Lead Developer

Banner Pharmacaps

Managed IT .Net systems development and FDA Validations & GxP / CGMP Compliance

  • Scope, GAP Analysis, Risk Assessment, Planning
  • Reporting & possible compliance FDA audit issues
  • URS/FS Docs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Security Rights (ISO17799), Avoidance of Title 18
  • Intermec barcoding & Mettler-Toledo scales
  • Coded C# Seam Check app for a $70k OGP Microscope
  • Trained in SAP Netweaver Abap AppWorx

Jan, 2009 - Nov, 2009

TECHNOLOGIES:
C#, VB.Net Winform, AS400 iSeries DB2, SQL Server

Owner / Chief Technology Officer

Avoli, Inc.

Managed development and eCommerce mall with over 6000 partner stores

  • Coded a color encryption algorithm for data storage in satelitte images with an image specific salt value
  • Coded Avoli.com eCommerce shopping mall
  • Coded Avoli Content Management System
  • Partnered with Voice of America News
  • Coded Avoli Syndicated Content Harvester
  • Oversight of clients using Avoli Syndicated Content

Mar, 2006 - Jan, 2009

TECHNOLOGIES:
ColdFusion, IBM UniVerse, C#, ASP, XML, XHTML, SQL Server, RSS, Web Scraping

Assistant Vice President Senior Architect Lead

Wachovia

Coded & Managed RECMTMS in C# for an 11+ billion dollar asset portfolio system

  • Gathered requirements, managed deployments & 2 Actuate reporting developers
  • Managed meetings with including senior managers, customers & users

Jul, 2004 - Mar, 2006

TECHNOLOGIES:
C#.Net, ADO.Net, VSS, Harvest, SQL Server 2000, Actuate

Owner / Chief Technology Officer

Avoli, Inc.

Long-term vision oversight, execution of client initiatives

  • Coded Barcode dll for Dimon Tobacco TOPS project (1st deployed to Tanzania)
  • Managed apps for Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Coded DMS for TGIC & infrastructure monitoring
  • Coded Windows apps for Syngenta
  • Coded work order system for the City of Greensboro
  • Coded in VB5 for USAirs' Dividend Miles to Y2k migration
  • Coded in VB5 AS/400 screen scrapping for Gilbarco

Sep, 1996 - Jul, 2004

TECHNOLOGIES:
VB.Net SQL Server, Windows Server, IIS

Systems Administrator / Vendor Manager / Lead Developer

New Breed

Long-term vision oversight, execution of initiatives

  • Managed upgrades for Novell, Unix, Workstations
  • Responsible for all hardware/software for 6 locations
  • Responsible for LAN/WAN installation
  • Coded in Progress 4GL

May, 1995 - Sep, 1996

Lead Developer

Nabisco/Planters & LifeSavers Divsion

Software Developer for Sales and Marketing

  • Managed IRI vendor in-house software & data
  • Coded VB3.0 CATS - Document Management System
  • Coded VB2.0 Client Server apps

Sep, 1993 - May, 1995

Lead Developer

Replacements, LTD

Cobol Developer for in-house initiatives

  • Coded software for Kiln scheduling
  • Coded assigned modifications
  • Coded VB1.0 customer facing showroom apps

Sep, 1992 - Sep, 1993

Lead Developer

TIMCO (Jet Aircraft Maintenance)

Progress4GL Developer for in-house initiatives

  • Managed software package Syman upgrades on Unix
  • Designed, coded, tested & user support

Jul, 1991 - Sep, 1992

Lead Developer

High Point Radiological Services, PA

Business Basic Developer for in-house initiatives

  • Coded Business Basic Patient Billing System
  • Coded for HICFA 1500 forms, ICD9, EDI
  • Coded a QuickBasic Terminal Emulator for EDI
  • Created Interactive Batch Oriented Language (IBOL)

Mar, 1986 - Jul, 1991

Started coding in 1980

Atari, Commodore, Tandy TRS-DOS

(References available by request)

MASTERS-IT

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

UNCG's IT Masters program

Upcoming Fall, 2017

BS-ISOM

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Information Systems Office Management concentration in Software Development, Infrastructure and Business Applications

Jan, 2005 - May, 2009

Initiatives

Cloud Size: 620.9 MB

May 2016 - Corey Hart, Software Developer

NTI Solutions

Eddie was my supervisor at my first job. Eddies personality made it easy for a fresh college graduate to step into the software development world. I always knew that if I needed guidance I could depend on him to help. I would recommend Eddie to anyone that needs his expertise.

April 2016 - Jay Crisp, Director of TAP and Special Operations

RJMW

Eddie has been a fantastic help in updating our claims system software. He has always been responsive and has come up with innovative ideas that have transformed how we do business. I would highly recommend Eddie and his company to anyone that needs custom software done.

October 2015 - Anthony Downs, Developer

NTI Solutions

Eddie had respect and faith in his developers to perform their jobs with the best of their abilities. Eddie was always willing to offer his assistance and had an excellent rapport with the companys customer base. He was always available to answer any questions or help with any issues that would arise. His management style was unique in that he let developers have a sense of control.

October 2015 - Lynn Stone, Product Manager

NTI Solutions

I worked directly with Eddie and his team of developers to review, fix, enhance, create and deploy products. He has a very positive attitude, acknowledges his teammates input and has an excellent rapport and ability to comnunicate well with clients, making him a valuable member of the team. I was also impressed with his forward thinking and ideas.

November 2014 - Lee Pickler, President

ScanOnline

We are confident that Eddie is the right person to help ScanOnline meet it's strategic and growth objectives in the coming years.

December 2013 - Jeremy Travis, Help Desk

Life Ambulance Services / First Med EMS

Eddie and I worked on a Document management system, OMR/OCR, secure FTP, and scanning applications. The company would often change their programming requirements, but Eddie quickly continued to produce software updates. Eddie's dedication and strong knowledge in .NET, computer networking, and Microsoft SQL helped the company to achieve its goal. He was able to assist in developing custom applications that could not be satisfied by expensive boxed software.

August 2013 - Robb Stone, CTO

Life Ambulance Services / First Med EMS

Eddie, great job on EDMS (Electronic Document Management System), when your back in Wilmington I will treat you to a steak dinner!

February 2013 - Jonathan Laughnan, Help Desk

Life Ambulance Services / First Med EMS

Eddie, EDMS is working flawlessly across 60 stations and the users are not reporting problems with scanning. Great job!

April 25, 2013 - Joe Washington, Cold Fusion Developer

Market America

Eddie, both from a technical, developmental, project management, personal, personnel, and business process perspective, was an incredible asset to the company. In addition to managing his site. If that isn't pure talent, then I surely don't know what is.

November 5, 2012 - Antonio Green, Cold Fusion Developer

Market America

I had the opportunity to work peripherally to Eddie and observe the manner in which he ran his development team. He proved to be a skilled project manager and consistently delivered positive results in a challenging environment. I was particularly impressed by the way he advocated for his team.

April 22, 2012 - Deepak Kulkarni, Project Lead

Diamond Tobacco

It was pleasure to work with Eddie on a Major Business project at Dimon International and other multiple assignments, I was impressed by Eddie's depth of knowledge, high skill set in software development process from conception to delivery. Eddie is a creative person. That's him - multi-skilled, forward thinking, insightful and result driven co-worker. As a Project Manager in his other assignments, Eddie applied the most advanced management techniques that helped project team achieve successful results. He has very positive attitude towards work. In depth experience and intelligence makes Eddie to view solutions instead of problems.

April 21 2012 - Tom Kimes, Developer Supervisor

TIMCO Jet Aircraft Maintenance

Eddie is enthusiastic and innovative and was key contributor in a software development team challenged to develop solutions that met the needs of a young, rapidly growing and evolving jet aircraft maintenance business.

April 16, 2012 - Tom Mentz, Director of Finance

Novant

Eddie has experience in a variety of industries and environments giving him a unique and valuable perspective. He is extremely easy to communicate with, always asks good questions and seeks to fully understand the situation. Eddie brings a positive "how can I help" attitude to work every day and is a pleasure to work with.

April 16, 2012 - Jim Goins, Senior Software Developer

Market America

Eddie was the best Project Manager I have ever had in my career. Not only did Eddie always have a high level grasp of projects, but being very technical, he also had a detailed understanding of projects. Eddie's management and people skills are excellent. He was always liked by all team members and yet was able to get the best work from all involved. Eddie has always been very resourceful, creative, and able to do far more than be a skillful project manager as evidenced by the design and creation of his own successful dot com, Avoli, Inc.

April 16, 2012 - Darlene Bryant, SAP Systems Analyst III

Patheon (Formerly Banner Pharmacaps)

Eddie was a pleasure to work with. He is very knowledgeable and a very patient professional.

June 2, 2011 - Donna Smith, Owner

Synergy Broker

Eddie has many talents and has a deep understanding of web development, technology, and social media. He is an outstanding programmer and has worked on some amazing projects. I recommend Eddie because he has more eCommerce experience and ideas how to be successful on the web than anyone I have ever met.

March 5, 2009 - Kim Palmer, Creative Services Manager

Market America

Eddie has the unique ability to pull together all the pieces of the puzzle, keep them together, and make sure everyone is always on the same page and headed in the right direction. His education, experience and professionalism have brought us great results.

April 3, 2009 - Steve Allen, Oracle Developer

Syngenta

Eddie is great at writing processes that are reusable. He was always looking for ways to improve processes.

January 12, 2009 - Chris Diggs, Director of R&D

Market America

Eddie Drye is one of the best out of the box thinkers that can deliver what he and his team envisions. He is also the type of person to stay on a project until it is done, no matter how long or how difficult. His drive to solve complex problems and to create new innovative software solutions is unparalleled from any other developer or analyst I have had on my team.

January 11, 2006 - Jimmy Gray, Director of Finance

Wachovia Securities

You are a great asset to the team Wachovia and I am glad I had the pleasure of working with you. If I had my own company I would love to have you as my IT director.

December 1, 2004 - Lori Spencer, Corporate Investment Banking Technology

Wachovia

Jimmy's users are pleased with the RECMTMS application and reports. Excellent news as always.

August 27, 2003 - Debra S. Brown, Accounting

Triad Guaranty

The website is fantastic. Thank you very much for the hard work you have put into it.

December 12, 2002 - Kenny McMellon, Accounting

Triad Guaranty

We received a message this morning that the Appworx_prod oracle production box was low on disk space. Eddie's program EZ-mon has turned out to be very helpful.

July 20, 2001 - Tracy Cox, Manager Application Development

Syngenta

The tool looks great and I'm impressed with what you've done. Thanks for the hard work.

May 2, 2001 - Jason B. White, CPC Director

DataMasters (letter)

We would like to take the opportunity to say thank you for a job well done. Your efforts have been a very positive influence on our relationship with New Step Software. Working with you has been a pleasure.

Sunday, August 6, 2000 - Shirley Gaddy, VP Policy Administration Manager

High Point Enterprise (Business Section)

Triad Guaranty introduces innovation (Software written by Eddie Drye)... The risk-sharing performance report will greatly improve partners ability to manage their book of business.

July 15, 1998 - Jane Nickels, IT

City of Greensboro

Thanks for all the good work! The ESRI mapping component is working great!

July 10, 1998 - Mitchell Johnson, MIS Director

City of Greensboro

You and Mark have shown that hiring outside consultants is definitely the way to go.

June 15, 1999 - Mark Burmaster, Lead Developer

Sabre / Intellimark

Great work on the PBX Rexx system. Sorry the system is so convoluted. You have made the best of it.

May 10, 1998 - Connie Wallier, Manager

Sabre / Intellimark

Thank you so much Eddie for the Visual Basic library you donated to the Y2K migration project for USAir. You are a great resource for us and are glad to have you on the team.

October 20, 1997 - Mike Ardisson, Sales

Gilbarco

Just wanted you to know that EC Tools you wrote was a BIG help in completing a recent PCR request. It is an excellent tool. It saved time and effort in completing my task.

March 24, 1995 - Dave Pettigrew, Sales & Marketing

Nabisco

Great work Eddie!  Clearly the whole company is benefiting from your VB expertise and your continuous sharing of routines you have developed through Townhall.

March 23, 1995 - Jonathan Shema, Developer

Nabisco

Thank you for all the functions and subs that you put into the libraries. I've only used a handful so far, but they have saved me a lot of time. They are all easy to use and understand

July 14, 1994 - Joe Farrelly, Sr. VP & CIO

Nabisco

The implementation of the IRI Consumer Sales databases on the MVS machine in Wilkes Barre was a success! All systems GO! Thanks to a tremendous show of effort from our Information Processing Services group, IRI and our dedicated Marketing Systems Team the project has been completed on-time and without any loss of service to users as full access has been maintained through the project. Project savings in excess of $2 million.

April 25, 1994 - Greg DiGiovanni, Development Manager

Nabisco

I think Eddie has done a good job on reviewing the present market for this type of software; I wish more developers would put this level of effort into it. Eddie's assertion, confirmed by Ahmed, that native DB-LIB is the fastest access path to SQL Server is absolutely correct.

September 22, 1994 - Larry Leonard, AS/400 Senior Developer

Nabisco

Bruce: My main man (Eddie Drye) has been a great help to me down here.... He has some things published in Townhall y'all might be interested in. Yesterday we the entire process up as a PIF and this is the result. I'm putting this one to bed.

June 15, 1994 - Robert Bowden, Sales

Nabisco

Thank you for your hard work and cooperation on our first validation process. I really appreciate your attitude and initiative in following up through the various stages of this process. I am looking forward to many successful validations to come!

June 15, 1994 - Earl Godwin, Sales

Nabisco

Just wanted to add my appreciation concerning the fine work Eddie and Dave did for the first Account Review database update. As you know, support of the Account Review system is a top priority of the LifeSavers management team. Your group has done an excellent job assuming these key responsibilities. Thank you!

April 5, 1990 - Phyllis Kirby, Patient Services

High Point Radiological

Eddie, you have done such a great job on implementing the new Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS changes.

October 3, 1989 - Jim Meredith, Lead Programmer

Carolina Cipher

Great job on the changes to the Patient Billing System. You've really picked up Business Basic fast.

August 25, 1988 - Zaefer Balkin, Programmer

Carolina Cipher

You have picked up making these modifications yourself and HPRS really doesn't need Carolina Cipher that much.