Elwyn Thompson is a Solution and Data Architect supporting software application development projects for Macro Financial Solutions. His engagement work focuses on delivery of financial and regulatory business systems. During his 12-year career in software development, he worked at IBM, EDS (Now HP), and Macro Solutions implementing distributed systems in government and finance.
Leading teams and programs through entire development lifecycles following RUP, Agile, and CMMI methods, Elwyn has amassed a broad and deep portfolio of knowledge and experiences in implementing solutions. Dubbed a “50/50” architect, he is on the front-lines ensuring executive vision and architectural disciplines are coded to meet expectations and standards including organizational EA requirements, NIST security controls, and Section 508 compliance. His work with FDIC has been fulfilling all roles in developing and maintaining a mission essential system for bank insurance determination, the Claims Administration System (CAS).
His interests always combine searching for cheaper, faster, better technologies and methods to leverage them that make life easier. Often this includes much work in automation and DevOps, however Elwyn also finds passion in identifying simpler ways to understanding and solving complex problems within the development of the software itself. He is a certified Project Management Institution – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Sun (Now Oracle) Certified Java Programmer, and Unified Modeling Language (UML) Professional with a strong theoretical and conceptual understanding of computer science.