Robert P. Churchill CBAP, PMP, CSM, CSPO, CSD, CLSSBB Process Analysis for Business and Industry I can help you... Analyze and Document Your Process
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Robert P. Churchill CBAP, PMP, CSM, CSPO, CSD, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
bob@rpchurchill.com linkedin.com/in/robertpchurchill
Kissimmee (Orlando), FL 412-523-0188

Summary

Experienced process analyst who has completed analysis, architecture, development, simulation, modeling, control system, and business process reengineering projects at over 80 facilities worldwide. Applies deep analytical skills to understand and document complex processes. Applies communication and facilitation skills to work with customers and technical teams. Builds conceptual process and data models and helps identify, negotiate, and define project requirements. Applies software engineering skills to develop, manage, and deliver robust and efficient solutions in multiple industries.


Core Competencies

Systems Analysis Business Analysis Requirements Engineering
Process Discovery Data Collection Data Analysis
Process Mapping Domain Knowledge Acquisition Subject Matter Expert Interviews
Business Process Reengineering Process Improvement Operations Research
Continuous Simulation Discrete-Event Simulation Monte Carlo Analysis
Reliability Engineering Six Sigma Analysis (Quality) Lean Analysis (Throughput)
SDLC / Scrum / Agile / Waterfall Documenting As-Is / To-Be States Thermodynamics

Certifications

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) #CBAP48092

Project Management Professional (PMP) #1284485

Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) (Scrum Alliance)

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (CLSSBB) #VIL020684


Accomplishments and Benefits Realized

Improved operations and procurements against Iron Triangle constraints of Cost, Time, and Quality.

Effective analysis and decomposition led to robust, flexible, modular solution designs.

Detailed data collection, analysis, and conditioning enhanced use for system inputs and outputs.

Graphical process maps and interfaces allowed more accurate control and situational awareness.


Software Engineering

System Architecture Multi-Tier and Web Architecture Inter-Process Communication
Real-Time Computing Industrial Control Systems Interactive Training Systems
Interactive Computer Graphics User Interface Design Testing / V&V / Acceptance
Microservices DevOps Unified Interfaces

Multiple computer architectures, programming languages, communication protocols, and office tools.


Experience

Universal Studios Orlando (contracted through Hays) – Orlando, FL 2018

Business Analyst, Software Reverse Engineer

Applied knowledge of software engineering, management, governance, and configuration to document and propose improvements for software stack and supporting DevOps processes.


Independent Developer and Process Analyst – Kensington, MD 2015–2018, 2019-Present

Business Analyst, Simulation Developer, Web Developer

Refreshed and extended development, analysis, communication, and leadership skills through research, courses, books, meetups, Scrum and CBAP certifications, and website at rpchurchill.com


RTR Technologies, LLC (split from Regal) – Aberdeen, MD, Lexington Park, MD 2010–2015

Operations Research Analyst, Business Analyst, Software Engineer, Simulation Developer (description)

Applied elicitation, discovery, data collection, domain knowledge, software engineering, architecture, design, communication, and process analysis skills as part of Agile and Scrum teams to create and use process simulations to improve customer operations.


Regal Decision Systems, Inc. – Baltimore (Linthicum), MD 2002–2010

Operations Research Analyst, Business Analyst, Software Engineer, Simulation Developer (description)

Served as project manager for multiple analysis and development efforts and program manager for several logistics task orders under an umbrella support contract: $4.7M/year, 35 employees, 3 subcontractors, and a satellite office.

Applied elicitation, discovery, data collection, domain knowledge, software engineering, architecture, design, communication, and process analysis skills as part of Agile and Scrum teams to create and use process simulations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico:


American Auto-Matrix – Pittsburgh, PA 2000–2002

Senior Software Engineer (description)

Applied discovery, data collection, domain knowledge, software engineering, communication, and process analysis skills to update HVAC controller products and supervisory control software.


Bricmont, Inc. (later acquired by Andritz) – Pittsburgh, PA 1994–2000

Software Engineer, Control Systems Engineer, Simulation Developer, Process Engineer (description)

Applied elicitation, discovery, data collection, domain knowledge, software engineering, architecture, design, and process analysis skills to design, implement, and service Level 2 model-predictive supervisory temperature control and material handling systems for steel reheat and induction melting furnaces in locations all over the world.


CIScorp (Corporate Information Systems, Inc.) – Pittsburgh, PA 1993–1994

Business Analyst, FileNet Imaging Programmer (description)

Applied elicitation, discovery, data collection, domain knowledge, software engineering, design, communication, and process analysis skills as part of Agile-like teams to design and implement FileNet document imaging systems for business process re-engineering projects in many industries.


Micro Control Systems (contracted through IMC International) – Pittsburgh, PA 1993

Control Systems Engineer (description)

Updated database and user interface of control system for soaking pits and reheat furnaces.


Westinghouse (contracted through IMC International) – Pittsburgh, PA 1989–1992

Software Engineer, Simulation Developer, Process Engineer (description)

Applied research, data collection, domain knowledge, software engineering, communication, and process analysis skills in cooperative, iterative teams to design and implement software to simulate fluid systems in full scope, real-time BWR and PWR nuclear power plant training simulators on multi-processor distributed architectures.


Sprout-Bauer (later acquired by Andritz) – Muncy, PA 1988–1989

Process Engineer, Systems Analyst (description)

Applied discovery, data collection, domain knowledge, and process analysis skills to map flow and instrumentation systems, perform calculations for detailed heat and material balances, and recommend quality improvements for several types of turnkey mechanical pulping systems.


Military Service

United States Army – Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX 1984–1988

Air Defense Artillery


Education

Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh, PA 1984

Bachelor of ScienceMechanical Engineering

Extra concentration in computing.


Patent

US 6259071 (description) 2001

Single-point temperature control system for a multi-section line furnace


Organizations

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)


Volunteer Work

Baltimore NodeSchool – Baltimore, MD 2017-2018

Volunteer Programming Mentor (description)

Coached new JavaScript programmers through online programming exercises.


Ruby for Good – Front Royal, VA 2016

Volunteer Programmer and Analyst (description)

Four-day group project to implement web systems for various charities, including the National Zoo's Red Panda research program.


Advisory Committee – Post University, Waterbury, CT 2015-2018

Industry Representative to CIS Program

Offered recommendations regarding soft skills, team dynamics, discovery, and requirements.


Junior Achievement – Pittsburgh, PA 1991-1993

Industry Adviser, Evening Program

Served program for two years in which high school students form and operate their own companies.



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