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Paul B. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Jun 18, 2013

Paul B.

Independent SharePoint Consultant
   United States
  |   Chapel Hill, NC
  |  5:53 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $82

I am an independent SharePoint Consultant with significant experience working with SharePoint and FAST Search for SharePoint to deliver business solutions to clients small and large across a number of markets.

My experience includes SharePoint Architecture, Development, Business Analysis, Administration, Branding, Mentoring and Workshops.

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Skills (10)

Microsoft SharePoint
Governance & Information Architecture
Microsoft Windows Azure
SharePoint 2007
SharePoint Online

Service Description

I am an experienced independent SharePoint consultant with deep and broad experience across all versions of SharePoint.

I have worked on projects at the enterprise level as well as for SME's in a number of market sectors including Pharmaceutical, Retail, Non-Profit, Finance, Banking, and Technology.

I have architected SharePoint infrastructure solutions from the ground up in green field enviornments as well as assisting clients reconfigure their already deployed farms. In additionally I have worked with clients to identify and develop the Information Architecture for their SharePoint environments.; including helping develop governance plans and documents.

From a development perspective I have worked on back-end server side customizations including event handlers and web parts as well as client-side scripting using HTML, CSS and jQuery. However my first approach with any requirement is to seek to deliver a solution using out of the box SharePoint functionality.

I also have experience with SharePoint Search as well as FAST Search for SharePoint and I have worked with clients to build taxonomies and enterprise search solutions. I have helped clients to get their FAST deployments working correctly as well as with relevancy tuning of their FAST environments.

My experience extends to both on premise SharePoint farms as well as both private and public cloud implementations including Microsoft BPOS and Office365.

I have excellent references from past clients and will share...

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PayX International
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - Present
Development of an extranet solution to allow PAYX external consultants to interface and collaborate with the organization. This included developing a branded SharePoint 2010 solution with a public...
Professional Consulting Group
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - 2012
Provided consultancy to mentor internal staff on deployment of SharePoint 2010 and FAST Search for SharePoint across the enterprise. Duties included scoping and specification for SharePoint...
Rich Products Inc
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - 2011
Engaged to review client’s initial deployment of SharePoint 2010 and third party customizations, evaluate client’s requirements and provide recommendations and best practice advice on how to...
Wells Fargo
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - 2011
This client’s SharePoint 2007 platform was hosted and so all work had to be undertaken using out of the box features of SharePoint along with client side customizations using calculated list...
South Orange County Community College District
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - 2011
Provided consultancy workshop on SharePoint and FAST Search, Information Architecture, Taxonomy and Governance on SharePoint 2010. Environment: SharePoint 2010; Office Web Apps; FAST Search for...
Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - 2011
Provided consultancy to develop migration plan for the internal intranet to move from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. This included evaluating the current environment, establishing a test...
Speech @ Microsoft
SharePoint Consultant
2011 - 2011
Engaged to develop project management office dashboard and project management site template on SharePoint 2010. This client’s platform was hosted and so all work had to be undertaken using out of...
Acosta Sales & Marketing Inc
SharePoint Consultant & .NET Developer
2010 - 2011
Engaged to undertake the migration of around 200 sites from a SharePoint 2003 portal to SharePoint 2007. I reported to the SharePoint Manager and ran this project single handedly which included...
Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc
SharePoint Consultant
2010 - 2010
My responsibilities were to architect a small farm using a mixture of virtual and physical servers; deploy SharePoint 2010 to the farm and configure basic services such as Search, deploy a...
GlaxoSmithKline Inc
SharePoint Consultant
2010 - 2010
I was retained to assist with the integration of the Stiefel SharePoint portal with GSK’s MS BPOS Portal. This included both the publishing and team collaboration environments as well as a number...
Stiefel Laboratories Inc
SharePoint Consultant & .NET Developer
2007 - 2010
Initial engagement to provide leadership, consultancy and management for the corporate worldwide portal built on the BEA Aqualogic platform. After a review of current and future business...
Agile Thought Inc
Web Consultant & .NET Developer
2006 - 2007
KPMG: Consultation on the development of information architecture for a portal project which included the analysis and review of existing internal and external corporate web sites and applications...
Web Consultant
2005 - 2006
This was a short term role to provide consultancy, software development assistance and crisis management resulting from loss of staff. The main role required the fast knowledge transfer and...
CMR International
SharePoint Consultant
2005 - 2005
This was a short term role to provide consultancy, software development assistance and crisis management resulting from loss of staff. The main role required the fast knowledge transfer and...
Kale Consultants Ltd
.NET Development Team Lead
2003 - 2005
Application Development Team Lead responsible for a multi-disciplinary software development team in a global project development environment. With end user customer locations in Belgium, Greece,...


University of Central Lancashire
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- 1986
Salford College of Technology
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering & Technology
- 1983
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