Nathan A. Cosgray
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                                                       Seattle, Washington, USA
                                                       linkedin.com/in/ncosgray


QUALIFICATIONS
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I'm an experienced, well-rounded IT professional looking for a challenging new
BI and database developer role.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
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Programming Languages:
  - C#, C++, Objective-C
  - Visual Basic
  - SQL (queries, views, stored procedures, functions)
  - PHP
  - Java
  - Dart
  - Python
  - HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript
  - VBScript, Unix shells, PowerShell

Frameworks and Services:
  - .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, Entity Framework
  - REST and SOAP web services
  - XML, JSON
  - jQuery
  - Flutter
  
Development Tools:
  - Visual Studio, XCode, Android Studio
  - TFS, Git, SourceSafe
  - Power BI
  - regular expressions
  - Adobe Photoshop

Database Development and Administration:
  - Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL Database
  - SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  - SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  - Sybase ASE
  - MySQL

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
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B.A., Computer Science -- Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; 1998.

Microsoft training -- .NET Development, SQL Server, Data Warehousing; 2003-2013.

Udacity training -- Android Development, Git; 2015.

Conferences -- SQL PASS Summit, Google I/O, SirsiDynix COSUGI; 2016-2018.

CERTIFICATIONS
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Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

OPEN-SOURCE PROJECTS
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Developer of "Cuppa" tea timer apps for macOS, iOS, and Android
(github.com/ncosgray)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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Analyst/Developer                                    The Seattle Public Library
November 2015 - Present                                             Seattle, WA

* Design and implement library data warehouse
  - Work with stakeholders to determine data and reporting needs
  - Work with data owners to identify sources and understand contexts
  - Build ETL processes using SSIS, T-SQL, C#, and PowerShell
  - Develop efficient and performant database indexes, views, and stored procedures
  - Build enterprise reports and KPIs using SSRS
  - Work with business analysts to expose data to Tableau and Excel
  - Build dashboards for ETL process monitoring and data verification
* Web developer for internal and external web applications and web services
  - ASP.NET (VB) online payments web application
  - ASP.NET (C#, MVC, Entity Framework, Bootstrap) volunteer data entry tool
* Manage and support Integrated Library System (ILS)
  - Maintain SirsiDynix Horizon, database, and connected services such as SIP2
* Accomplishments:
  - Built 35+ end-to-end ETL processes and 80+ SSRS reports in 3 years
  - Grew data warehouse from 0 to 200GB (over 300 million rows) in 3 years
  - Published and continually refreshed 4 datasets for Seattle Open Data Initiative
  - Project managed migration of Horizon ILS from Sybase ASE to SQL Server
  - Implemented donation feature in online payments web application

Analyst/Developer                           IT Services - Amalga Data Warehouse
May 2014 - November 2015                               UW Medicine, Seattle, WA

* SQL developer for CIP V3 entity data pipeline
  - Loaded datasets from many sources and combine into V3 system format
  - Designed and implemented data pipeline, error handling, and logging
  - Architected custom SSIS package, stored procedures, and table structures
  - Wrote documentation, trained team members on custom pipeline processes
* Authored reports using SQL, SSRS and SSIS, and the Amalga system
  - Primary developer for institutional metrics dashboards ("Patients Are First")
  - Presented new reports and visualizations to UWM leadership
  - Built reports (scheduled and on-demand) per requirements of UWM end users
* Accomplishments
  - Wrote modular stored procedures for reuse by many data pipeline data sources
  - Devised method to improve data pipeline by loading only when updates detected
  - Wrote C# data comparison application for use during system migration
  - Created dozens of charts and reports, helping increase quality of patient care

Senior Systems Analyst                               The Seattle Public Library
June 2008 - May 2014                                                Seattle, WA

* Managed and supported Integrated Library System (ILS)
  - SirsiDynix Horizon ILS with SIP2-based TechLogic ACS self-checkout
  - Worked with staff, librarians, and vendors to troubleshoot and solve ILS issues
  - Created reports using SQL, VBScript, and Excel
  - Planned and implemented software/hardware upgrades and migrations
* ASP.NET web application and web service developer
  - Primary developer of PayPal-based online fine/fee payment system
  - Wrote 3M/SirsiDynix SIP2 API library for .NET applications
  - Built a suite of .NET web services for retrieving data from library systems
  - Developed web tool used by librarians to track reference questions
* Database administrator for Sybase, SQL Server, Access, and MySQL databases
* Accomplishments
  - Enabled library patrons to pay fines online, totalling over $50,000 per month
  - Automated over 100 scheduled reports saving staff thousands of hours of time
  - Created ILS database mirroring scheme for backup, testing, and training

Senior Computer Specialist         Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology
June 2003 - May 2008                      University of Washington, Seattle, WA

* Maintained 1,000-user Active Directory domain and 15 terminal servers
* Particpated in Unix infrastructure support, including Apache and MySQL
* Assisted with supervision of student workers
* Web programming projects in PHP and Perl
  - Account request forms and backend request queue management system
  - Workshop registration form with roster/attendance tools
  - Data extraction tool for sharing specialized research dataset

System and Database Administrator                Department of Medical Genetics
March 2000 - May 2003                      Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

* Maintained Solaris servers, NIS+ namespace, statistical/genetic analysis software
* Developed MS Access databases with forms-based front ends
* Leading role in data management for variety of genetic research projects

Web Programmer                               Hirons & Company Advertising, Inc.
January 1999 - February 2000                                    Bloomington, IN

* Worked with designers, copywriters and account managers to create websites
* HTML markup, JavaScript, CGI scripting in Perl, and extensive Photoshop work
* Lead programmer for large, custom-built e-commerce website