nikola kocic - software engineer / system architect

About Me

I have much experience with developing and delivering enterprise applications and solutions using Microsoft Technologies such as .NET Framework, Windows Communication Foundation, SQL Server and its reports with Reporting Services; Dynamics CRM, and SharePoint. Additionally, I have worked with state and local governments and criminal justice organizations, including the Louisiana State Supreme Court, Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, Orleans Parish District Attorney Office, Louisiana Department of Public Safety, Louisiana Protective Order Registry, Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System, and the Louisiana District Attorneys Association. Much of the work involved developing internal systems, and interfaces into various external systems.

I am currently a Senior Software Engineer II at Geocent.

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Skills

Programming/Scripting Languages:
C#, Visual Basic .NET, PHP, JavaScript, VB Script, C++

Databases:
SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012, MySQL, Oracle 10g, Microsoft Access

Technologies and Frameworks:
.NET 4.5.1, ASP.NET/MVC, Entity Framework, WCF, WPF, Silverlight, jQuery, CSS, HTML, XML, XSD, JSON, National Information Exchange Model 2.1 (NIEM), Twitter Bootstrap

Business Intelligence:
SSRS 2005/2008/2012

Content Management and Integration
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4/2011/2013, SharePoint 2007/2010/2013, InfoPath, CDX Server 4

Server Maintenance and Technologies:
Microsoft Server 2003/2008 R2/2012, IIS, Apache Tomcat 6, Active Directory

Certifications

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer
Windows Developer 4, Web Developer 4, ASP.NET Developer 3.5

Microsoft Certified IT Professional
Business Intelligence Developer 2008

Microsoft Certified Dynamics Professional
Developer for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Applications
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Installation and Deployment
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Extending Microsoft Dynamics
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Customization and Configuration

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert
Business Intelligence

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Specialist
Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Specialist

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Installation and Deployment
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Customization and Configuration
.NET Framework 4, Data Access
.NET Framework 4, Service Communication Applications
.NET Framework 4, Web Applications,
.NET Framework 4, Windows Applications
SQL Server 2008, Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance

National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Practical Implementer’s Course

Publications

Electronic Delivery of Case Documents from the New Orleans Police Department to the Orleans Parish District Attorney Office (Zip and Ship) - White Paper
(This was developed for a Geocent Client.)

Technologies used for project: Windows Server 2008 R2, Internet Information Services 7 (IIS), SQL Server 2012 Express, ASP.NET 4.0, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) 4.0, .NET 4.0, Windows Services, Active Directory Services, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

Performing Sentiment Analysis with Twitter and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 - White Paper
(This was developed as a research project at Geocent.)

Technologies used for project: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, C#, Entity Framework, SQL Server 2008 R2, LINQ to Twitter

Repository Management Framework for .NET
(Repository Management Framework for .NET provides a simple way of managing CRUD based operations on data objects generated by LINQ based providers.)

Technologies used for project: XHTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, PHP

Web Applications

Spellify - An Automatic Text Field Spell Checker
(My pride and joy received recognition from CNET and Online Education Database;)

Technologies used for project: XHTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, PHP

TWL Standings Signature
(My original intentions for this project were just for fun. It was also a very good learning experience)

Technologies used for project: XHTML, CSS, PHP, XML

Education

I got my Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in Fall 2004 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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