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Dave Levine

Technical Specialist at Weill Cornell Medicine

I am an experienced information systems professional with a proven keen grasp of interpersonal relationship management and technical skills utilized for attaining business goals. My experience includes the successful demonstration of leading cross-functional teams to perform and document insightful assessment of current business processes, technical analyses, quality validation and continuous improvement of web-based solutions.

Integrity
Leadership
Teamwork

Skills

Work Experience

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Technical Specialist
Weill Cornell Medicine

Jul 2022 - Present, New York, NY

Responsibilities:
  • Works with Solutions Architect to develop/maintain an overall research administration application architecture.
  • Maintains documentation of technical features of research administration portfolio.
  • Assists in the design and improvement of SDLC processes and participates in solution design discussions.
  • Assists in determining the best way to deliver required business function, based on identified business requirements.

IT Business Analyst
Weill Cornell Medicine

Dec 2017 - Jul 2022, New York, NY

Responsibilities:
  • Manage and liaise with key stakeholders to obtain business requirements, create functional/technical specifications, analyze, and distribute data.
  • Interface with cross-functional teams including Business Intelligence, Application Development, Quality Assurance, Training & Communications, and Security to ensure business process improvement.
  • Use key performance metrics and data to provide insights and strategic business recommendations for key stakeholders.
  • Develop project plans, workflows, training, and documentation required to advance 5,000+ Weill Cornell research studies.
  • Design business process workflow diagrams to identify opportunities for business operational improvement.
  • Maintain business reporting specifications to automate and improve the optimization of Business Intelligence reports.
  • Conduct quality control testing and gap analysis for creating and improving workflows and business processes.
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Application Support Analyst II
Weill Cornell Medicine

Oct 2015 - Dec 2017, New York, NY

Responsibilities:
  • Provided Tier 2 end-user support for research application modules.
  • Provisioned user access rights for research application modules.
  • Collaborated with lead analysts throughout the implementation, testing and training for new and enhanced functionality.
  • Created and developed a knowledge base in ServiceNow for storing documentation, procedures and solutions.

Systems Support Analyst
ClickIT Inc.

Nov 2013 - Oct 2015, Hauppauge, NY

Responsibilities:
  • Provided Tier 1 end-user support for Microsoft Windows based systems & proprietary surveillance software.
  • Conducted beta testing and analysis to enhance video analytics software.
  • Created and maintained the company knowledge base.
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Projects

All Things Worthwhile
All Things Worthwhile
Owner 2016 - Present

A knowledge base I started in 2016 to document my homelab and other things worth remembering. It has since amassed to hundreds of articles, guides and documents that serve as a source of truth, second brain and a labor of love.

Atomic URL
Atomic URL
Developer 2021 - Present

A URL shortener proof of concept built using Cloudflare Workers.

Self Improvement
Self Improvement
Owner Lifetime

A never ending journey of personal growth and well-being. Capturing and documenting. Sharing and discussing with others.

Education

Certificate in Systems Design
MS in Information Systems
GPA: 3.6 out of 4
BS in Information Management & Technology
GPA: 3.2 out of 4

Accomplishments

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Jul 2020 - Jul 2023

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification is intended for individuals who perform a Solutions Architect role. The exam validates your ability to effectively demonstrate your knowledge to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level
Linux Academy Jun 2020 - No Expiration Date

The course covers the essential architectural concepts as they relate to AWS but also covers the core AWS products featured in the exam in some depth. Topics covered include: IAM, S3, EC2, VPC, Autoscaling, Database Solutions, Application Services, Serverless Architecture, Monitoring, Deployment and Security.

Certificate in Systems Design
eCornell Jun 2021

This course helps to define functional requirements and objectively measure the value of any potential systems design solution. After understanding the purpose, intent, and audience for the project, the course aids in utilizing fundamental systems design and architecture techniques to develop a deeper understanding of how all of the components of the solution work together.

CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Nov 2016 - Nov 2019

The Security+ certification establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting, ensuring candidates have practical security problem-solving skills required to: Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment | monitor and secure hybrid environments | identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) - Enterprise Desktop Administrator
Microsoft Oct 2013 - No Expiration Date

The Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7 certification is for IT Pros that have experience installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows networked environment and also have experience deploying operating systems and applications.

CompTIA A+
CompTIA Mar 2013 - Mar 2016

The CompTIA A+ certification demonstrates a thorough and basic understanding of information technology. Certificate holders have proved they can test for, identify, comprehend, and fix issues regarding hardware, software, networking, security, cloud computing, mobile devices, and configuring operating systems.