Jimmy Jou

  • ASP.Net / SharePoint Architect
  • Redmond, WA
  • Member Since Jun 26, 2023

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Jimmy Jou


        Enterprise IT problem solving involving ASP.Net and SharePoint technology.

        System integration using SharePoint technology.

        Capable of taking a software project from start to finish. Never fail to deliver a project on time within budget.

        In-depth knowledge in every phase of software development cycle using agile approach.

        Technology and solution presentation.

        Very proficient in modern web technology including C#, HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, ASP.Net, Web Services, WCF, Ajax, javascript, and Silverlight.

        Database schema design.

        Microsoft Certified Professional on SharePoint.

        Completed over 50 SharePoint projects on schedule within budget in the last 7 years.




        Enterprise SharePoint solution execution including project management, architect, implementation, and deployment.

        General software development and management.

        C#, HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, ASP.Net, Web Services, WCF, Ajax,  and modern client side Javascript  plug-ins.

        Technical program and development management




        O365 SharePoint hosted and provider hosted apps.

        CSOM and JSOM programming model.

        Responsive UI design using bootstrap.

        Farm topology design and implementation for medium size farm with 3 load-balanced front end servers, 1 application server, and 1 database server.

        Term store design and implementation for school information content.

        PerformancePoint service configuration and integration for dashboard presentation.

        Solution packaging applied to more than 50 SharePoint projects.

        Site migration between different SharePoint versions.

        Site replication between different servers using various mechanisms such as content deployment, site collection backup, template creation and restoration, and database attachment.

        Workflow design and implementation using C# and SharePoint Designer to match business processes.

        SQL Report Services configuration and integration with SharePoint.

        Content types definition and implementation when appropriate.

        List event handlers and timer jobs design and implementation for post-processing.

        Web part development using c# or by extending out-of-box web parts.

        Portal administration using Central Administration and site administration features.

        Portal style design and implementation using master pages, page layouts, css, xslt, javascripts, server controls, and user controls.

        Handheld device swiping support using html5, css3, and jquery for Windows 8 tile style interface.

        Claim-based authentication development against BPOS and O365.

        Public and Private portal content design and implementation.

        Custom database schema design and data layer coding that strikes the balance of performance and data integrity.

        Web services access from client as well as server side.

        Modern Javascript plug-ins such as jquery, knockout, jsreander, angularJS, and others when appropriate.

        Project deployment process management.




Fidelity Funds Network Portal, Development manager/lead

Lead a team of 6 people with onshore-offshore development configuration. Responsible for execution of vendor-assigned project involving claim-based authentication, SharePoint content management, development/release process, legacy system integration, and performance tuning with very strict financial industry requirements.


Microsoft Consolidated Calendar App, Lead consultant

Planned, designed, and built a consolidated calendar app on O365 platform. Provided monthly, quarterly, and Gantt-style view from SharePoint Online sites in the cloud using hybrid architect model of SharePoint hosted app and Azure services.


Microsoft Student Partners Global Outreach Portal, Development lead

An over half million SharePoint-centric project with onshore-offshore development configuration. Responsible for overall project architect, design, and delivery including database schema design, SharePoint integration, claim-based authentication, development/release process, and site hosting.


Lake Washington School District Portal, Lead consultant/architect/developer

A $750K SharePoint-based project to bring school district as well as 51 grade school sites accessible to an audience of 100,000 users. SharePoint technology involved are server farm topology, term store, Silverlight apps, web services, site styling (master pages, page layouts, css, xslt, and javascripts), custom web parts, custom workflows, custom event handlers, and solution packaging.


Microsoft IT Windows 8 style Portal, Senior SharePoint Consultant

Built a Windows 8 style portal using tile interface that supports multiple devices with swiping capability. Technologies involved are master pages, page layouts, css, xslt, jquery, custom site columns and content types, SharePoint custom lists, and site content authoring tools.


City of Redmond SharePoint Migration, Lead consultant

Migrated City of Redmond 2007 SharePoint installation to SharePoint 2010 using database attachment.


DigitalOptics Corporation Portal Localization, Lead Consultant

Localized DigitalOptics’s existing SharePoint portal with locales supported by its global business regions. The localization approach is a combination of resource files and custom web parts that replaced existing out-of-box SharePoint user controls.


Investment Firm’s Internal Portal Customization, Senior consultant

Customized internal employee portal to have same look-and-feel as public facing portal. Used only customized out-of-box web parts for easy feature extension and content authoring. Installation was done by using only SharePoint Designer and site administration.


Mason General Hospital Workflow and InfoPath Consulting, Senior consultant

Provided user training for creating SharePoint workflows and browse-enabled InfoPath forms.


Olympia School District Student Registration Site, Senior consultant

A ASP.Net web site hosted in IIS for family to register new student to school district. Technologies involved are account management, form processing, ajax style UI, and data management.


Microsoft Legal Department Patent Registration Tool, Senior consultant

This is a mission critical web application for Microsoft employees to register potentially patentable ideas. The challenge of this project is the requirement of no server side code or database access while supporting Excel-like display and efficient query out of SharePoint lists.


Starbucks’ Barista Training Portal Prototype, Lead consultant

Developed a prototype to demonstrate the ability to use SharePoint Learning Kits to manage barista’s training based on company training handbook.


Liquor Control Board BizTalk Integration and deployment, Senior Consultant

Configured and Integrated LCB BizTalk running in SQL2005 with BizTalk 2004.


Desert Sand School District SIF Agent for SharePoint, Lead consultant

Developed a SIF (School Information Framework) agent for SharePoint to retrieve data from other SIF agents connected to different school data sources over ZIS (Zone Integration Server).





Lead, Technology Architect/Consultant

08/2010 – Present

        Responsible for overall project technical approach and execution for SharePoint consulting services

        Developed design and implementation patterns as well as processes for SharePoint-based solutions

        Provide intranet and internet SharePoint solutions for K12 school districts

        Lead onshore-offshore team development practice


SolutionsIQ/Denali - SharePoint Practice

Lead Architect/Consultant

05/2005 – 08/2010

        Provide sale team with in-depth SharePoint technical solution and estimate

        Present SharePoint solutions to potential clients

        Manage SharePoint projects from start to finish



Development Manager

06/1997 – 03/2000

Managed client-side software development for a client-server based document management of a fortune 1000 company.


IT Consulting


05/2002 – 05/2005

        Developed consulting businesses with auto part manufacturers in Asia

        Responsible for all technical solution execution


Tasco Taiwan

CTO and VP

03/2000 – 05/2002

        Responsible for developing and promoting business-to-business technology; forged alliance with business partners.


Commercial Software


1989 – 1996

        Author of four commercial software for nuclear industry that automated nuclear power piping design and analysis reporting


Battelle Laboratory

Senior Researcher

1982 – 1989

        Developed Geographic Information System (GIS) for FEMA and other government agencies.




M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

M.S. in Computer Science, Washington State University




Microsoft Certified Professional on SharePoint

Washington State Professional Mechanical Engineer