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Life of Brian

Thoughts, stories and ideas from Brian Swiger

Brian Swiger| Download in Microsoft Word Format (Short Version)| Download in Microsoft Word Format (Detailed Version)

Brian has twenty years of experience in solutions architecture and development using object-oriented technologies. Additionally, over sixteen years of Microsoft development experience coupled with industry best practices and patterns, domain/business knowledge, project management and agile practices has enabled him to be a well-rounded information technology professional. Brian has played an essential role in all phases of the software development life cycle while aligned with agile software development best practices. Brian is passionate to empower and enable others through learning and education by leading training classes, facilitating seminars and delivering community presentations.


  • Languages: C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET (MVC), Visual BASIC, C, C++, TSQL, PL/SQL, CSS, XAML, XML/XSLT/XPath, HTML/XHTML, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS, React, Node), VBScript, Java, JSP
  • Frameworks: .NET [Framework/Core/Standard (including WPF/WCF/WF)]
  • Operating Systems / Platforms: Windows (all), Windows Server (all), Windows Azure, Windows Phone, Android, Xamarin
  • Servers: BizTalk Server [versions 2000 to 2016], SharePoint [versions 2003 to 2016]
  • IDE Environments: Microsoft Visual Studio [versions 6 to 2017 (including TFS & VSTS)], Eclipse, IntelliJ, Xamarin Studio
  • Reporting: Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Crystal Reports
  • Components: Telerik (Kendo), Infragistics, Component Art, XCeed
  • Database Systems: SQL Server [versions 7 to 2017], Sybase, Oracle [versions 8i to 11c]
  • Web Servers: Microsoft IIS [versions 4 to 10], Node.js, Apache, Lotus Domino, Weblogic
  • System Design: Microsoft Expression Blend, Visio, Rational Rose
  • Methodologies: Agile (XP, Kanban), Object-Oriented (UML), Waterfall, RAD
  • Virtualization: VMWare, Microsoft Virtual PC/Server/Hyper-V
  • Industries: Government, Agriculture, Insurance, Manufacturing, Engineering/Architecture, Finance, Health Care, Hospitality


  • Bellevue University, B.Sc. in Management of Information Systems
  • Metropolitan Community College, A. A. Sc. in Networking Technology


  • Official Microsoft Transcript
    • Transcript ID: 787475
    • Access Code (case sensitive): BrianSwiger
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

Professional Affiliations

Professional Experience Summary

Microsoft, [November 2015 - Present], Application Development Manager

Sogeti USA, LLC, [November 2014 - November 2015], Manager

AgileThought, Inc., [June 2013 – November 2014], Technical Architect

Farm Credit Services of America, [May 2010 – June 2013], Developer

Sogeti USA, LLC, [October 2007 – April 2010], Principal Consultant, Manager

Ancillary Care Management, [June 2005 – October 2007], Developer, Architect

ACI Worldwide, [March 2001 - June 2005], Developer / Web Administrator

e-Vansys, Inc., [October 2000 - February 2001], Developer / System Administrator

HDR, Inc., [May 2000 - October 2000], Web Developer

American Agrisurance, Inc., [February 2000 - April 2000], Web Developer

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), [May 1996 - January 2000], System/Network Administrator, Developer| Download in Microsoft Word Format (Short Version)| Download in Microsoft Word Format (Detailed Version)