Jay W. Smith
308 E. Sutton Street, Fayetteville, AR 72703

More than 12 years of experience in system analysis and programming.  Strong background in best practices, project management and software development methodologies. Experience in major programming languages, operating hardware and software.

Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR - 4/2001-present
PMO Architect and Evangelist

  • Responsible for development, and support of Enterprise Project Management System.
  • Developed internal Developer User Group to aid in facilitating best practices.
  • Designed and developed Scalehouse application for managing truck receiving.
  • Designed and developed Ethics Helpline application used for tracking ethics compliance issues.
  • Designed and developed Sales Inventory Research and Analysis System for field salesmen to enable offline analysis of sales data.
  • Developed First Windows .NET application to be released to production at Tyson Foods.
  • Member of the Database Standards Committee, Developer Standards Committee, Remedy Advisory Group, Project Management Advisory Group

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, AR - 9/1995-4/2001
 Windows Server Engineer

  • Responsible for install, configuration and support of all Windows Servers on the Wal-Mart network.
  • Responsible for installing new developer code on applications servers and aided in trouble shooting performance issues.
  • Worked with vendors to spec servers for large infrastructure projects.
  • Developed Enterprise Reporting system for store support that was used by senior executives to make daily business decisions.

Programming Languages
C#, VB .NET, ASP .NET 2.0, ASP .NET, ASP .NET MVC, JQuery, JavaScript, C/C++, SQL.

Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2003, SQL Server Management Studio, Eclipse, Embarcadero RapidSQL, Embarcadero ER Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Analysis Services.

AGILE, SCRUM, Extreme Programming, LEAN Manufacturing, Software Development Life-Cycle


  • Northwest Arkansas .NET User Group
    • Founding Member and Webmaster for 2005
    • Vice President 2006
    • President 2007
  • 2008 Member of INETA Speaker Bureau Committee
  • Member of Tulsa TechFest Committee for 2006 and 2007
  • Have given technology presentations at user group meetings
  • Work directly with Microsoft Developer Evangelist to promote Microsoft .NET technologies in local area.


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