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    • ATIOGBE DIDIER KOFFI’S RESUME An exiting 18Year journey in the world of Engineering and IT Via the Ivory Coast To Minneapolis, MNFrom Paris, France
    • Our Services • Business Analysis • Business Analysis Processes and Metrics • Business Architecture Modeling • System Development Life Cycle • Enterprise Stakeholders Collaboration Possible Desired Positions • Business Architect • Business Systems Analyst • Systems Analyst • Business Analyst
    • Mr. Koffi’s Early Years… 1984: Leaving Paris, France for the Ivory Coast, West Africa 1995: Leaving the Ivory Coast for Virginia, USA with an EE degree
    • Industrial & Systems Engineering Graduate program ranked # 7 by Mr. Koffi’s career is grounded in a solid world class Master of Science degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering received at VirginiaTech in 1999. Mr. Koffi studied under the tutoring of several Emeritus Faculty members such as: • Walter J. Fabrycky • Benjamin S. Blanchard • HaroldA. Kurstedt • William J. Schmidt • Hanif D. Sherali
    • In 1996 while studying for his graduate degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mr. Koffi’s passion for software development led him to join Members Only Software then known as Michael Stein Associates. Mr. Koffi worked there for 5 years and became a Lead Programmer under the guidance Of MIT’s graduate Mr. Michael Stein. Mr. Koffi’s main responsibilities included designing, coding, testing and maintaining seven mission critical client/server Delphi Applications that automated and integrated the following Non-Profit Organization business functions: • Membership Management • Meeting Management • Seminars Evaluation • Inventory Management • Order Entry • Online Package Postage • Membership Billing • and Account Receivables.
    • In 2000, Mr. Koffi was recruited as a Software EngineerContractor for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems by Results Computing Corporation. Mr. Koffi’s contribution to the development of a state of the art Census Data Capture and Coding System (DCCS) was praised. His duties included developing C++/Oracle 8i software Components used to validate, audit, and deliver the DCCS data to the client government organization. Mr. Koffi also conducted Research and Development (R&D) studies for Results Computing Corporation on an Input/Output File System Performance Benchmark tool for a Fibre Channel Storage Area Network project. Mr. Koffi performed full SDLC activities on the benchmark tool prototype system, resulting in a clear definition and demonstration of the benchmark tool capability in a Linux Suse environment.
    • In 2001 while consulting as a Software Engineer in theWashington DC Metro Area , Mr. Koffi Joined the NorthernVirginiaCommunity College Faculty which also employs the USVice President’s Spouse Mrs. Jill Biden. Mr. Koffi conducted several Information SystemsTechnology courses over 2 years totaling 38 credit hours in the areas of: • Information Systems Life Cycle • Database Systems • C++ programming • Java2 programming • and Project Management
    • In 2002 , Mr. Koffi’s Software EngineeringConsulting services led him to Quest Diagnostics. Mr. Koffi conducted software system improvement initiatives on a nationwide Health Care communication network (TCP/IP, Multi threaded Socket Programming, FTP). He designed and coded new software modules using Delphi 5-6 and Microsoft SQL. Mr. Koffi’s work helped the company achieve a 50% increase in Network Infrastructure operation reliability.
    • In 2003 , Mr. Koffi joined EDS (now an HP Company) as an Advanced Software Systems Engineer. Mr. Koffi performed Systems Engineering Standard Operating Processes (SOP) tasks on the United States Defense Blood Standard System (DBSS – D/SIDDOMS). Mr. Koffi received the Program Director award for outstanding contribution. His duties Involved: • Creating system models with UML Use Cases, Logical ERD, and Structured Analysis (IDEF0, N2, Data Flow Diagram, and Functional Flow Block Diagram) • Enabling a very accurate and consistent specification of the following types of Requirements: Input/Output, External Interfaces, Functional, Data,Technology, Deployment,Trade-off, and Qualifications requirements. • Performing technical feasibility analysis of software modules architectural choices, quantitatively justifying several critical architectural decisions. • Designing software modules and database Entity Relationship Physical model mapping to Oracle 9i • Assuring 100% compliance with DoD Interface Design and RTM Documents. • Coordinating software modules Integration with J2EE (JDBC, SWING GUI, java.net) COTS products, • Coding software modules in Delphi 7 and BusinessObjects.
    • In 2005, Mr. Koffi left the Washington DC area for Southern California where he joined the University of Southern California Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering as a Software Design Engineer. Mr. Koffi’s duties for the Alfred E. Mann Institute included: • Contributing to the successful development and licensing of a revolutionary minimally invasive Cardiovascular Medical Device (http://ami.usc.edu/testimonials.php) • Defining Software Requirements and Design Specifications (UML and Structured Analysis), meeting FDA compliance guidelines with devices IDE and 510K documents. • Developing and testing Data Acquisition (DAQ) interfaces, digital and analog output interfaces in C, C++, Java 2,Visual Basic, XML, MathLab, LabView, LabWindows, automating close to 100% of devices operation.
    • Inspired by USC prominent academic environment, Mr. Koffi wrote about his experience in the IT industry.The resulting article was published by the Journal of Systems Engineering in May 2005.
    • In 2006, Mr. Koffi joined IRDETO (then known as Entriq). Mr. Koffi Led the Enterprise Information ArchitectureTeam of three members. He helped establish Architectural Road-maps and he enforced Domain Driven Design standards and best practices for aligning the company's Pay-Media Customer Care and BillingApplication to its business goals (http://irdeto.com/documents/HL_BSS_ValueProp_EN_L.pdf) in an Agile Environment. Mr. Koffi was responsible for the management of the company's Enterprise Architecture repository using Sparx Systems EnterpriseArchitect (EA) CASETool with XML and SQL Server.These efforts were praised by Sparx Systems website: http://www.sparxsystems.com/press/articles/canoniccasestudy.html Mr. Koffi’s duties included: • Championing the use of Sparx EnterpriseArchitecture (EA) repository that supported cross functional collaboration by offering a common source of integrated up to date business and technology information for the entire organization. Major strategy, business and technology artifacts were traced to each other allowing any authorized user to navigate the EA repository from highly aggregated levels down to any level of details. • Designing EA Model Repository metrics and audit reports used by Solution Architects, the Engineering Director and theVP of Engineering for Planning and Decision Making. • Coaching Business Analysts with creation of UML Use Cases and application screen mock ups (Wire Frames), streamlining requirements management process across the SDLC.
    • In 2009, Mr. Koffi left Southern California for the state of Minnesota. Shortly after his arrival In theTwin Cities, Mr. Koffi was inspired to write some more about his IT experience. The Resulting Paper was Published by the Journal of EnterpriseArchitecture in 2010. Mr. Koffi’s article is now featured by the ACM as Part of its EnterpriseArchitecture TechPack
    • In 2010, Mr. Koffi joined the Information Architecture Group (IAG) as a Senior RequirementsArchitect Consultant. Mr. Koffi performed RequirementsArchitecture tasks for the modernization and integration of four state-wide IT systems belonging to a consortium of four U.S. Midwestern and SouthWestern State Government Agencies. Mr. Koffi’s duties included: • Capturing Business Use Case Scenarios during Requirements Elicitation sessions involving subject matter experts from four U.S. State Government Agencies • Performing Business RequirementsArchitecture (Business Use Cases, Business Information Model, Business Process Model, Business Rules, Non-Functional Requirements)Analysis and Documentation • Coordinating interaction and content exchange necessary between consulting team and customer Subject Matter Expert to capture, update, review and close Issues. • Managing RequirementsChanges and Sign-off process • Capturing Business Requirements using Rational Composer Founding Member
    • In 2011, Mr. Koffi began consulting for MGC Diagnostics as a Senior BusinessAnalyst. Mr. Koffi’s played a key role in establishing Business Requirements Management processes needed to convert company’s legacy software products to .NETWeb Platform. Mr. Koffi’s responsibilities included: • Advocating a cultural transition to embrace more mature and effective Business Requirements management processes and tools integrated with a new Model Driven Development approach. • Defining Requirements Gathering and Documentation processes • Defining robust RequirementsTraceability methods covering all major SDLC phases • Conducting Requirements Elicitation meetings with subject matter experts • Capturing Business Processes (BPMN, UML activity diagrams), Business Requirements, Business Use Cases, Interactive User Interface Mockups, and SysML Parametric Models in Sparx Systems EnterpriseArchitect (EA)V.10 CASETool • Creating automated requirements reporting tools from Sparx EA to Microsoft Excel and MicrosoftWord • Creating automated integration between MicrosoftTFS and Sparx EA. • Participating in SCRUM/AGILE meetings Over the past year, MGC Diagnostics Stock price has increased by about 72%
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