Jason T. Butcher


  • Enterprise Architecture

  • Technology Strategy

  • Application Development

  • Solid Leadership

Broad Vision

Broad understanding of application development and architecture and their impact on business objectives.

Senior Level Software Professional

19+ years of experience developing and designing enterprise level applications. Proven history of applying technology in innovative ways to business problems. Successful in building technical architectures and applications. Career includes enterprise and department level strategic planning, software selection, policy formation, decision making, strong communication and collaboration.


.net, C#, HTML, XML, XSL, BPMN, UML, TOGAF, Tibco iProcess, SOAP, REST, web services, cloud, SQL, SalesForce.com, Java, C++, Websphere MQ, JMS, SQL Server, DB2, UNIX, Windows, BizTalk, Python, Business Studio, SharePoint, TFS, CVS, Eclipse, Visual Studio, JavaScript, IIS, Quality Center, Layer 7 SSG


Unum Group, Chattanooga TN June 1993-April 2013

Integration Architect (2010 – April 2013)

  • Created current and future state integration reference architectures
  • Evaluated and recommended integration strategies for ESB, cloud-based integration, ETL and EDI
  • Created a three year plan for ESB deployment including financial and operating models
  • Operated a blog to educate and to create a community
  • Consulted with development teams providing direction on integration designs
  • Implemented an enterprise architecture meta model, modeling tool and process

Enterprise Architecture Governance Team (2000 – April 2013)

  • Created the enterprise SOA strategy implemented across 40 services and hundreds of developers
  • Provided enterprise architecture direction to a development staff of over 800
  • Facilitated a monthly communication forum for senior technical designers and architects
  • Worked with various vendors to select technologies and establish strategic roadmaps
  • Educated executives on the business and technological value of SOA
  • Designed an enterprise .net library for common tasks like data access, logging, and exception processing

Enterprise Workflow Architect (2006-2010)

  • Created a Business Process Management (BPM) architecture
  • Developed BPMN based modeling practices and standards and provided training
  • Designed and implemented a workflow user interface and SOAP web services using C# and .net
  • Worked directly with business partners to model multiple horizontal business processes
  • Designed an integration solution connecting iProcess and BizTalk using JMS and Websphere MQ
  • Partnered heavily with Tibco on product design, product usage and technical direction

Lead Architect - Claims Organization (2000-2005)

  • Led a team of 20 to build a .net application for over 1500 users in the claims organization
  • Provided architectural direction on user interface, development, testing and data standards for the claims organization
  • Partnered with executives and technical and business partners to plan and deliver solutions
  • Used XML over HTTP web services for integration from a HTML/JavaScript based user interface
  • Evaluated and selected Staffware workflow engine, SQL Server database, Mercury testing and defect management suite and Microsoft Application Center application deployment tool

Project Technical Lead (1998-2000)

  • Managed a 4 person development team on a $12M claims application partnering with vendors and executives
  • Designed the data integration pattern used between internal business applications and vendor products

Software Developer (1993 – 1998)

  • Developed various applications using COBOL and C++ on the mainframe, Windows, OS/2 and AIX
  • Designed and developed an enterprise document imaging system using C++ on AIX and Windows


Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

B.S. in Computer Science (1993)