Issaquah, WA 98029
25 years of experience with SQL Server
MCP, SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance
Strong Architecture and Design skills
Strong background in Agile and SDLC
Mr. Miller is a seasoned SQL Server Technologist who specializes in Business Intelligence. He has
spearheaded the design and delivery of software applications with a major database component for twenty
five years. He has extensive OLTP and OLAP SQL Server experience and is an expert in information
management, logical and physical database design, data administration and data warehousing. His industry
background includes Software Development, Communications, Health Care, Advertising, Entertainment and
He also has taught Business Intelligence at the University of Washington and is an accomplished musician and
New York University Stern School of Business, MBA, Information Systems
Columbia University, BA, Economics
SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance (MCP)
SeniorBI Consultant 1/2014-Present
Provide BI expertise and recommendations to two Service Management groups at Microsoft. Lead a small
team responsible for production Operations and Development for three service groups. Run daily stand-up
meetings and am a key player in the Sprint Planning. Mentor junior members of the team. Design and
manage six end-to-end BI solutions (SQL/SSIS/SSAS/SSRS).
Designed a multi-threaded process for procuring performance metric data from Sharepoint servers. The
database solution is implemented in the Azure cloud environment, polls over 250,000 Sharepoint servers
daily, stores the results in a SQL Server 2014 Database which feeds Analysis Services cubes. End-user results
are delivered via SRSS.
Designed and implemented an end-to-end solution for capturing Call Detail Records and Quality of Experience
information from Skype for Business servers. Resolved issues related to explosively expanding data volumes
from capturing IM, VoIP and Conference session information. The solution included two Operational Data
Stores, SSIS-based ETL processes, SQL Server 2014 Data Warehouses and Cubes. Daily volume exceeds 20
million rows of data; total volume continues to grow but is well over 10 billion rows of fact data and 50 million
rows of dimensional data.
SeniorBI Developer 7/2013-12/2013
Designed and maintained several SSAS cubes, databases and SSIS packages for two lines of business.
Developed a metadata-based engine for processing cube dimensions and partitions. Created relational objects
to support cube processing and SSRS reports. Instituted usage-based aggregation metrics and rationalized
cube design resulting in significantly richer and more accurate metrics while reducing processing time.
SeniorBI Developer 8/2012 – 12/2012
Designed and implemented Star Schema for Coinstar Operational Data Store (ODS) to facilitate consumption
of this data by SQL Server Analysis Services databases. Designed and built SSIS packages capable of loading
approximately 300 Million rows of dimension and fact data in less than 3 hours. The error trapping in this
design resulted in the discovery of several production data anomalies. Provided significant input to table
ATS Seattle BusinessIntelligence Practice Manager 3/2008 – 2/2010
Avanade is a joint venture of Accenture and Microsoft. The Advanced Technology Specialist (ATS) team is a
group that provides Technical solutions to clients in the Greater Seattle Area. Practice responsibilities included
mentoring several BI consultants and establishing best practices for the Seattle ATS BI team, including
advocating using Kimball DW design methodology as a standard practice. Consulting engagements included:
Microsoft / Accenture / Avanade
Managed the day-to-day operations of the PPS-based MS Scorecard business, leading a team of five
developers. Design responsibilities included planning for an upgrade to the MS Scorecard platform as
well as integrating it with the Excel Services-based Core Scorecard platform.
Built the PowerPivot, MDM and MSRA portions of a demo for Business Intelligence Engineering and
provided design input on all other phases of the demo.
The scope of this project included CRM, Data Warehouse (EDW), and Reporting applications.
As SSAS lead developer, built the Wave I SQL Server Analysis Services solution and architected the
approach for the Wave II Business Intelligence solution. Mentored two BI developers and provided
design oversight for them.
Drove the tools assessment portion of this project by evaluating the quality of SMSGR’s systems
architecture. Analysis of their code base included evaluating SSIS packages, SSAS cube design stored
procedures and jobs.
Designed and built a Proof of Concept system for the beta user, a General Ledger Reporting group.
The POC was implemented as a SQL Server Database functioning as a proxy for the Teradata
database, an Analysis Services cube and small suite of Reporting Services report definitions for a
General Ledger reporting system. Produced infrastructure and security architecture documents for an
implementation using a Teradata back-end, SQL Server Analysis Server intermediate data layer and a
Reporting Server front end.
FastChannel Network, Inc./SpotTaxi.com
Director of Development 11/99 – 2/01
www.SpotTaxi.com Delivered 3 major releases and several minor releases on–time, on budget, and virtually
bug-free. Managed a 9-person team of Developers and QA professionals. Responsible for architecting,
designing and maintaining a complex OLTP business-to-business application including Database and
Application design. Translate management’s strategic goals into tactical software releases. Spearheaded the
implementation of SDLC practices throughout the organization. Frequent presentations to Senior Management
Server, data modeling (Erwin) and various proprietary technologies. Designed and implemented interfaces to
Accounting and Operations Systems.