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Posted on Oct 10, 2019

Timothy Adams
Desired locations: United States – Tampa, FL or Remote


Solutions Architect, Innovation and Research
University of South Florida, Health Informatics Institute – Tampa, FL
January 2018 to December 2019 - Hours per week: 40

The mission of the Health Informatics Institute is to support the study, prevention, and treatment of diseases in a comprehensive and interdisciplinary fashion by establishing expertise in biomedical science, software and data engineering, and integrative bioinformatics. Its research is focused on the prevention of diabetes and other autoimmune diseases, cancer prevention and control, genetic disorders, and rare diseases.


Reporting to the Lead Architect, lead efforts to integrate new technologies, processes, and tools with existing practices in order to improve product offerings, software quality, and delivery cycle times. Supported the IT governance process. Created prototypes as proofs-of-concept for novel ideas.


Visual Studio Code. Presented a series of talks on OAuth 2.0 to the IT department using IdentityServer4, Azure AD, and Azure AD B2C for examples. Created custom policies for Azure B2C to integrate with custom APIs and a federated Azure AD identity provider. Incorporated MSAL.NET library into .NET Core MVC and Web API projects to manage tokens. Built cross-platform mobile app with the Ionic framework using Angular. Deployed to Apple store using XCode. Used Ionic CLI and Google play to deploy for Android. Presented a tech talk on testing. Wrote tests with Postman and Selenium. Used Newman to run Postman tests in Azure DevOps release pipelines. Worked on a team that used Slack, GoToMeeting, Azure Boards, MS Office, and Google Docs.

Associate Director, Software Engineering
University of South Florida, Health Informatics Institute – Tampa, FL
November 2014 to January 2018 - Hours per week: 40


Reporting to the CIO, developed and communicated the HII technology strategy. Worked with customers and key stakeholders to identify their needs and lead the development efforts to meet those needs. Established teams, created project plans, and managed the delivery of features supporting global clinical trial management systems. Responsible for hiring and performance management.


Developed studies in REDCap. Administered surveys using Qualtrics. Used Azure Boards and MS Project extensively to manage project delivery. Supported remote work using slack and GoToMeeting.

Assistant Director, Solutions Development
University of South Florida, Health Informatics Institute – Tampa, FL
October 2013 to November 2014 - Hours per week: 40


Reporting to the Associate Director of Software Engineering, worked with researchers to identify the requirements for their studies and provided solutions meeting those requirements. Communicated with the quality assurance, operations, and data teams to coordinate delivery.


Used Tableau to analyze and communicate team metrics. Created presentations with MS PowerPoint and Prezi. Defects were tracked with HPQC. Built SharePoint sites, custom lists, and templates.

Senior Applications Developer
University of South Florida, Health Informatics Institute – Tampa, FL
January 2006 to October 2013 - Hours per week: 40


Work with clinical research associates assigned to research studies to understand study requirements and implement them. Full stack development building and maintaining clinical trial management systems.


Built all software using Microsoft .Net framework and C#. Most projects were ASP.NET web forms with some MVC projects. WCF Web Services. Used Speech Server 2007 to create IVR applications. All applications were built on Oracle databases. PL/SQL Developer. Visual Studio.

Specialist, Computer Applications
University of South Florida, Office of Decision Support – Tampa, FL
December 1995 to January 2006 - Hours per week: 40

The Office of Decision Support facilitates strategic planning and decision-making at USF by coordinating data analysis, business solutions, and reporting across the USF System.


Support all reporting activities for USF. Ensure governance of data assets. Provide timely and accurate data to senior university leadership.


Reporting library was developed with mainframe SAS. Ancillary reports written with PC SAS. Built data marts in SQL Server. Created websites with classic ASP, ASP.Net, HTML, CSS, vbscript, Visual Basic, and VB.Net. Worked with XML, and XSL, and built some SOAP web services.


“What comes next? Wardley Mapping in 5 Minutes”
Ignite Talk – 06/2019
DevOps Days Tampa Bay – Tampa, FL


Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Earned December 2019

Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals
Earned October 2019

Certified Team Kanban Practitioner
Earned October 2017

Joint SAS/USF Certificate in Analytics and Business Intelligence
Earned December 2014


Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Business Intelligence and Analytics
University of South Florida – Tampa, FL
January 2013 – December 2014

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics
Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN
August 1991 – May 1995