Billy Roth
Sr Windchill Consultant
  • Clovis, CA,
  • United States of America
Member Since: 2009/06/04

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Professional Background
Sr Windchill Consultant
Cimarron Software Services, Inc.
January 2017 – Present
Clovis, CA
•      Create and maintain project plans, action items, risk registers, coordinate and run standup meetings and weekly reviews with stakeholders
•      Update and maintain architecture documentation for physical and virtual infrastructure, network and software.
•      Gather requirements and audit existing environments for upgrade readiness
•      Clone and rehost production environments to test and dev environments, ensure safe firewall configurations
•      Run windu (diagnostic utility) and handle all reported potential problems
•      Complete upgrademanager runs and work with customer to validate
•      Coordinate and perform all tasks for production Windchill upgrades
•      Run Diagnostics for Oracle to MS SQL db conversion
•      Perform all tasks related to production db conversion
•      Configure proper backups and scripts for long term maintenance
•      Performance Tuning of existing and new db, enterprise web application and client systems
•      Third party CAD/ECAD (WGM) Workgroup Manager implementation and support
•      Day to day Business and System Admin Operations for globally replicated windchill server systems.
•      Serve as Liason between Customer Product Owner, other Customer business units Globally, IT, third party vendors, and PTC support.
•      Write and maintain training documents, deliver and record training sessions.
•      Architect distributed CAD 2d and 3d lightweight viewable publisher
•      Configure ACLs for production Change Management
•      Develop and extend Customizations for data loading / migration, Infoengine API, Change Management workflows, viewable publishing, web applications
•      Data cleansing and production data loading / migration of CAD and Non-CAD data / relationships / metadata
•      Scoping and requesting hardware and software for new or growing projects.
•      Bulk loading for Imagelink to Windchill migration (Java based application)
•      Change Management Workflow Customization (Java)
•      Managing Design Variations with PTC Windchill 11.0 (Options and Variants)
•      Thingworx Server
•      Thought Leadership / Strategic Vision
Tech Team Volunteer
Northside Christian Church
2010 – Present
Volunteer in various technical roles.  Production PC operator.  Production camera CCU operator.  Production recording operator.  Production Camera operator.  Event/Concert stage hand.
Windchill Administrator
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (AIS)
December 2015 – January 2017
Livermore, CA
•      Day-to-day Business Administration and PLM support to individual customers lab wide through Frontrange / ServiceNow / Jira
•      Leading in closed incidents in 2016 with 46% of total incidents closed on a team of 7
•      Operational Support for Enterprise Change Management
•      Update and Upgrade testing for Change Management Workflows
•      Improvement, Configuration and Customization to Change Management Workflows (Java)
•      Lead & support Windchill product updates, upgrades, and migrations
•      Dev and QA testing to support application code change (Java, XML), upgrades, migrations, property updates, UI changes, etc…
•      Maintain code changes in Bitbucket Enterprise (Git) using both GitFlow and Centralized workflows based on Project
•      Evaluate current and emerging technologies in the area of PLM, IoT, AR and VR
•      Develop training documents and applications.  Mentor users aimed at improving their overall efficiency and usage of the system.  Training and onboarding
•      Lead Vuforia / Thingworx Studio viability initiative, testing Vuforia Studio Pilot
•      Document Control for PTC Integrity deployment initiative
•      Business analysis and evangelism of Enterprise Lifecycle Management for all business units which have not yet begun full adoption
•      Project Manager / Lead for Enterprise Lifecycle Management Intranet site
•      Project Manager / Lead for PTC Navigate / Thingworx Server deployment
•      Lead Agile Scrum (Jira Agile) projects serving as Scrum Master in some cases and operating as Product Owner in others
•      Mentoring team on Agile and Lean
•      Trained new Sr. Business Administrator and Analyst for succession
Project Manager / PLM Architect
April 2010 – December 2015
•      Windchill Development Technologies (Primarily Java Application Based).  Enterprise Systems Integration (ESI), InfoEngine, UI Customization
•      Custom External Smart Number Generator Application in (C#) with MS SQL DB for Windchill PLM
•      Custom GUI for Creo Client License Management on the fly psf generation (C#)
•      End to End Windchill PLM Implementation/Upgrades/Replication/Rehosting, Scoping to Support
•      Scoping, Technical Architecture, Infrastructure, Mapping, support and assist Pro Intralink Migrations to Windchill, Intralink Upgrades and Implementations
•      Fundamentally redesigned Windchill Infrastructure Scoping leading to continued success with Physical, Virtual or Cloud environments
•      Oversaw scoping and performed pre-sales calls and requirements gathering for other team’s projects to ensure success and saw a sharp increase in reference and retainer customers
•      Soft-Typing, Workflows, Access Control (ACLS), OIR’s, Bulkloading, Watermarks, Visualization, E-Signatures
•      Windchill Business & System Admin Training, BOM Management, Change Management, Supplier Management, Project Management, Reporting, Security Labels, Compliance, Document Management, Configuration Management, Revision Control, Source Control, Vaulting, Numbering, Performance Tuning, InfoEngine, ERP Connector, Customization
•      Windchill CAD Data Integration with Creo/ProENGINEER (Formally trained at PTC Needham, MA)
•      Scoping of Business Requirements, Server/Client Hardware, Software, Network, Storage Solutions
•      Managing Projects / Leading Implementers, Engineers, and Customer Resources using Agile Methodologies
•      Oracle/MSSql Database Installation, Backup, Recovery, Reporting, Upgrades, Migration
•      C#, Apache, Tomcat, OpenDS/WindchillDS, Aphelion, Cognos, Java, XML, Ldap, Linux, Active Directory, SOLR
•      Creo, PRO/Engineer, Arbortext, Mathcad, Solidworks, Autocad, Other CAD/ECAD/Document Integrations
•      VPNs, VM’s (Hyper-v, VM Ware, Virtual Box), Router/Firewall/Security Configuration, DNS
•      Customer Support, Website Administration, Technical Sales Support, IT / Network Administration
•      Retainer Customer Support: Windchill Business Administration, Windchill System Administration, Intralink Support, CAD / CAE Administration, License Management, Regular Windchill Maintenance / Tuning, PTC Liaison
•      Strategic Vision / Thought Leadership
Customer Service Manager
November 1998 – April 2010
Web Developer Intern
June 2009 – September 2009
Clovis, CA
California State University-Fresno
Batchelor Of Science
Computer Science (Software Engineering)
2002 – 2008
Peninsula College
Associate of Arts (AA)
1996 – 1999
Full Biography

Windchill PLM Implementation.  End to end, from scoping to support.

Native or Bilingual Proficiency
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