Michael Filips, P.E.

Project Manager · Consultant · Data Science · Engineer

Omaha Nebraska · Cell/Txt: 402 | ‭‭‭2l2-5809 · Email: Mike.Filips@AccelaBlue.ai

Experienced professional skilled at technology leadership. I thrive in a framework of cognitive systems, data analytics, and cloud technologies.

  • Defense Automation Project Manager
  • Diverse Cloud Technology Skillset
  • Technical Team Leadership
  • Data Experience
  • Technical Lead of DoD nominated project: "DoD's System of the Year"
  • Manager of $350M Contract
I take tremendous pride in developing and maintaining great working relationships with diverse technical teams. I lead with a dedicated purpose, passion, and insightful leadership. I enjoy the challenge of creating new value and building services that someone will use daily.

I have 20+ years experience deploying technology solutions for the federal government and commercial sector. A career with many firsts.

Currently Available for a full/part-time remote position within a data intensive growth sector. Available for team lead, teaming projects, meetings and contribution. Able to travel to major economic zones: SF Bay Area, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, and DC Metro (DoD). Available for foreign travel to EU, Canada and Asia. (US Passport).

Employment is flexible: C2C, subcontract or W-2, 3-6 months+. Able to obtain all DoD security clearances and comfortably operate within NDAs.


Consultant / Project Manager - Developer - Cloud Environments

AccelaBlue, Omaha NE

Experienced deploying and managing technical tools for business. Supported web applications, databases on a variety of platforms including AWS: S3, EC2, CloudFront, Certificate Manager, Route 53 Management, WorkSpaces, Elastic Beanstalk; Shopify; Amazon Seller Central; Zoho; Tableau; Google Analytics; Google Adwords; Firebase; iOS. Ability to collect user requirements, analyze and make use case recommendations.

May 2010 - Present

Program Manager / Project Manager - Engineer

US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha NE

Program Manager in a leadership position. I manage and direct resources within an engineering organization of 35,000+ employees. Currently supporting Environmental Programs. Responsibilities include coordinating with headquarters in senior management decision support. Skills and duties: Business communications, federal government agency coordination, project management, enterprise data analytics and mining, database management, direct technical resources and contractors, oversee government contracts, perform data research, conduct engineering evaluations, develop reports, perform technology assessments. Create and evaluate use cases in preparation for deployment of varying technologies within expected application life cycles. Fully verse in client engagement and protocol and be the forward face for the company, product or service.

January 2015 - Present

Lead Automated Information System (AIS) Project Manager - DoD System

US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha NE

IT Project Manager - I designed, developed and stood-up one of the most successful business products within the Department of Defense infrastructure. Was nominated for DoD Project of the Year. The Defense State Memorandum of Agreement Program was fully automated from paper/spreadsheet environment to a fully functional website and database operating from the Army’s Data Center. I was the Lead Project Manager responsible for: technical requirements, budgets, schedules, security, authentication, federal compliance, public program communications, coding contracts, user engagement, UX/UI design, server patching, database operation, email communications, DNS routing, threat mitigation. Online users included Army, Navy, Air Force, Pentagon, 52 States and US Territories total 3,500 users. Estimated lifecycle cost savings from from this deployment operation was $44.0 Million

January 1996 - May 2015

Web Hosting / Consultant - Owner

Omaha CyberWorks, Omaha NE

Omaha CyberWorks was an upstart technology business with a mission to support the evolving Internet. Resposbilities included:.

  • Web Hosting/Email Hosting
  • Domain Registration
  • Certificate Management
  • Internet Instructor/Training
  • Technical Consulting / Networking / Routing Switches / Telecom links
  • Web/Email Server Setup & Administration
January 1996 - May 2010

Professional Engineer

Filips Engineering Inc. - Omaha, NE

Professional consultant to local businesses: civil engineering projects, insurance claims, and environmental restoration projects. Developed business plans and strategic plans for businesses and provided analytical support for internal expansion projects.

July 1992 - December 1995


University of Maryland - College Park, MD

Community Design - DoD Housing & Privatization

Certificate, Coursework: Real Estate Strategy, Acquisition and Real Estate Finance

August 1991 - May 1992

Creighton University - Omaha, NE

Masters Business Administration (MBA)

Coursework: Management Information Systems (MIS), Business Strategy, Marketing, Finance, Tax

August 1991 - May 1992

University of Nebraska - Omaha, NE

Pre-MBA Studies

General Business Coursework - Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business Strategy, Management

August 1988 - May 1991

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE

BS - Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering, Design, Computer Science, Statistics, Finite Elements, Mathematics,

August 1981 - December 1986


Skills & Capabilities
  • Communications Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Self Direction Skills
  • Client Engagement
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Task Identification
  • Project Management
  • Time Management Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Team Management
  • Lifecycle Planning
  • Scrum / Agile Concepts
  • Relational Database Knowledge
  • Motivational Skills
  • Technology Integration
  • Data Preparation / Staging
  • Workflow Modeling
  • UX/UI Concepts
  • Web Framework Concepts
  • Data Science & Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Project Budgeting / Scheduling
  • Resource Management
  • Data Manipulation Skills

  • Software

    Software, Accounts, Platforms with Experience - Varying Levels
  • Amazon AWS
  • Amazon Route 53
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • Amazon ML
  • Amazon Rekognition
  • Amazon Cert Man.
  • Amazon WorkSpaces
  • Amazon Seller Central
  • Amazon Code Star
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft MS Word
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Project
  • SAP Web Intelligence
  • Google Adwords
  • Google Data Studio
  • Google Developer
  • Google Analytics
  • Slack
  • Dribble
  • CloudCraft
  • IBM BlueMix Watson
  • BaseCamp
  • AutoDesk
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft 360
  • Skype Business
  • Kraggle
  • BlockChain Node - Bitcoin
  • JSFiddle
  • GitHub
  • WolfRam Alpha
  • 1Password
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Guru
  • FreshBooks
  • ShippingEasy
  • DotNetNuke
  • Network Solutions
  • DropBox
  • Shopify
  • Apple Developer
  • XCode
  • Swift
  • iOS Dev. 11/12
  • Atom Editor
  • Raspbian/NOOBS
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Linux
  • Ubuntu
  • Microsoft IIS Server
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Stack Overflow
  • Apple OS X
  • FireBase
  • WordPress
  • OpenDNS
  • Tableau
  • AWS Blockchain
  • Python
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Drive
  • Google Tensor Flow
  • Google Business
  • Google Pages
  • GooglePlus
  • Pixelmator
  • US Govt FedRAMP
  • DISA
  • Microsft SharePoint
  • Open AI Gym
  • Apache
  • Visual Studio
  • Zoho
  • Udemy
  • SketchUp
  • Jira

  • Education is everything... An educated cultured articulate child is a gift to humanity’s future.
  • Interests: I seek and thrive in a highly diverse workforce with distributed teams and I appreciate a true culture of innovation and risk taking.