Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley
Charles Wesley
Enterprise Applications Lead

Work History
Enterprise Applications Lead
City of Bellevue, WashingtonMar 2019 – Present

I lead and mentor of a team of 7 direct reports supporting 50+ enterprise applications for the City of Bellevue. The portfolio is a combination of SaaS and on-prem systems that reflects the diversity and complexity of City services. Systems include JD Edwards (ERP), SharePoint, IBM Maximo (asset management), and Amanda (permitting and inspection).

Development Team Lead
City of Bellevue, WashingtonAug 2017 – Mar 2019

As the Lead of the Development Team, I managed a team of 8-10 direct reports responsible for the design, development, and operations of over 30 applications. These systems include:, a multi-jurisdiction online portal for permits; Praxis, a web-based system for managing B&O taxation for the City as well as other jurisdictions; mobile applications for use in the field supporting Police, Fire, and Utilities.

I was responsible for managing the work plan for the team, ensuring standards and procedures are established and followed, mentoring and developing staff, developing and communicating strategy across technology stacks, and managing customer relationships through project and service support.

Application Development Manager
University of Washington, BothellAug 2016 – Aug 2017

Lead team of 3 direct reports and delivered results to the organization by creating an efficient work environment. I made sure goals were clear and created an atmosphere conducive to delivering sound technical work. Working with leadership and our customers, I was responsible for managing intake, negotiating scope, budget, and timelines. I managed projects and teams through development and delivery. I managed vendor relationships, directed third party development teams, and ensured the team thrived within the SDLC standards of our department.

Technology Project Manager
University of Washington, BothellMay 2015 – Aug 2016

Lead technology projects and cross functional teams to deliver enterprise data integrations, web-based reporting and support systems, student major of intent research surveys, as well as an activities and recreation management system implementation for UW Bothell and Cascadia College facilities.

Web Developer
University of Washington, BothellFeb 2014 – May 2015

Member of a small web development team supporting a Kentico CMS implementation powering the UW Bothell public web site, I served as a developer responsible for supporting existing customizations, implementing new features, providing support for production, test, and development environments, and collaborating with a front-end developer and graphic designer/UX specialist.

Web Producer
WSIPCSep 2012 – Feb 2014

The Web Producer is a new position created in the organization to spearhead a new revenue source for the cooperative by offering web design and development services to members of the cooperative. Responsible for the public site as well as a customer extranet and employee intranet. 12 month roadmap for my position includes spearheading an RFP process for obtaining a Web CMS, implementing the CMS, and leading design and development efforts on the platform to service member school districts.

Senior Web Developer
University of Washington, SeattleNov 2006 – Aug 2012

Member of a medium sized development team responsible for academic computing, business application development, and enterprise system implementation/integration. Served as a project team leader, technical lead, primary system support resource, and mentor to a junior developer and student web developers. Position demanded versatility, agility, self-reliance, and dedicated customer service during a period of institutional challenge.

Web Developer
EllucianMar 2004 – Nov 2006

Served as a junior level developer responsible for creating department-level web sites, business applications, and providing Tier 1 support for dozens of web sites. Member of a small team which served a large and diverse customer base including academic units, business units, and student services organizations.

Executive Master of Public Administration
University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance2020-2022

The EMPA is an accelerated 18 month program from the nationally ranked University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy & Governance.

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
Seattle University2000-2004

Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.