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Technical And Solution Lead Resume

SKILLS SUMMARY:

  • Organizational Roles
  • Application Development
  • I.T. Process Improvements
  • Android / Eclipse / Java
  • I.T. Performance Improvements
  • 20 iOS / XCode / Object - C
  • I.T. Management
  • Visual Studio / C++ / Azure
  • I.T. New Capability Introduction
  • HTML5 / CSS / JS / PHP
  • Executive Communication
  • Python / PERL / Scripting
  • Vendor Negotiation
  • Mid-tier / J2EE / Java
  • RFP Development and Response
  • MVS / JES2 / CICS / COBOL
  • Software Negotiation
  • REST / WSDL / Postman / CURL
  • Complex, Multi-Vendor, Organization Mgmt.
  • JMS / MQ / ESB
  • MYSQL / SQL Server / JDBC
  • System Types
  • Rules Engines / ILOG/ Drools
  • Mainframe Systems
  • IoT / Wind River / C
  • Mid-Range (J2EE) Systems
  • Load Runner / Scripting
  • Multi-Platform Integrated Solutions
  • Video Encoding / HLS
  • Web Application Systems
  • 8 iOS/Android/Web Applications
  • Infrastructure
  • Cloud Application Systems
  • Android / iOS / BlackBerry
  • Connected Car Application Systems
  • Azure / PaaS / SQL Server
  • AWS / IaaS / EC2 / S3 / IAM
  • Development Roles
  • LAMP Stack / WAMP Stack
  • New Frameworks Buy/Build
  • Apache / Tomcat / JBOSS
  • Database & Network Design
  • Ubuntu / Windows / Bitnami
  • Solutions Architecture
  • MVS / CICS / JES2 / COBOL
  • Systems Engineering
  • Embedded Systems / M2M
  • Performance / Troubleshooting
  • Gateways / Routers / Firewalls
  • Project Management
  • FTP / SSH Tunnel / SSL
  • Quality Assurance
  • Business Opportunity Identification
  • Broadband / cell / 802.11
  • Enterprise Architecture (TOGAF 9)
  • ZigBee / Z-Wave / X10 / MESH
  • UX Design
  • OBD2 / CAN BUS
  • ITIL Implementation
  • Google-TV / Yahoo TV
  • Major Category
  • Classification
  • FORD
  • Consumers
  • Mobility
  • AIMD
  • Confidential
  • MCS Health
  • PAYX
  • ITIL
  • ETINet
  • VIA-P
  • VIA-D
  • PREV
  • I.T. Management
  • I.T. Management
  • I.T. Management
  • Executive Reporting
  • Portfolio Development
  • New Business Development
  • Prototyping and Pilot Testing
  • Infrastructure
  • Issue Resolution
  • Infrastructure
  • Systems Engineering
  • Infrastructure
  • Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Data
  • Infrastructure
  • Architecture
  • I.T. Transformation
  • I.T. New Capability Introduction
  • I.T. Transformation
  • I.T. Process Introduction
  • I.T. Transformation
  • I.T. Process Improvements
  • I.T. Transformation
  • I.T. Performance Improvements
  • I.T. Optimization
  • Cost Reduction
  • Architecture
  • Solutions Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Systems Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Data Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Infrastructure
  • Architecture
  • Frameworks Buy/Build
  • Architecture
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Application Development
  • Project Management
  • Application Development
  • RFP Development and Response
  • Application Development
  • Programming
  • Application Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Application Development
  • Design

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Confidential

Technical and Solution Lead

Confidential

Technical Delivery Lead

Confidential

Technical Program Manager

Confidential

Senior Managing Architect / Chief Architect

Confidential

Applications Development Manager

Technical and Solution Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated, selected, and integrated an industry leading COTS solution to provide all loyalty functionality and provided architectural oversight on the North American dedicated equipment infrastructure and China Azure Cloud infrastructure.
  • Created new re - usable message component designs to replace existing custom designs and support easy creation of new, rich text, messages without the need for application programming
  • Created a new cloud-based communication framework that would support
  • Automatically select target users based on business criteria
  • Inject personal information (PII) to reduce security exposures
  • Support user selectable content, delivery platform, and language
  • Support user response and actions on messages sent to the internal application message center.
  • Created a technical debt process that captured and quantified debt using business criteria that would then provide an automated priority based on the Agile Weighted Shortest Job First metric.
  • Identified numerous opportunities to improve overall component reusability to increase Agile velocity while reducing overall cost of ownership, time to market, and systems resource consumption.

Confidential

Technical Delivery Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated third party IoT technical components (Intel, Moon Island, eGauge, Insteon) and service alternatives
  • Designed an Azure cloud solution to manage the automated load management functionality. Designed network alternatives to support the gateway to cloud interface.
  • Managed third party vendor implementation of their work products and created a series of test scripts to support testing of the orchestration layer and equipment throughout the development process.
  • Implemented a new demonstration center that included an actual set of working components installed in two of our clients’ office buildings that was used to demonstrate the new service to company clients.

Technical Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Used existing Confidential and other like sources to identify potential opportunities of business value that could be realized using existing backend services.
  • Created the first, customer-centric, mobility application designs that directly leveraged vehicle information (via wireless dongle) to enhance driving, ownership, and purchasing experiences.
  • Developed frameworks and standards that supported easy integration of vehicle data into mobility code, localization and rebranding of products within a single code base, and responsive design techniques that adjusted to differing device capabilities.
  • Created working prototypes of key business value targets that include both native and web based mobile applications and demonstrated the value-added of synergistic technologies such as Near Field Communication, QR Codes, and integration with other connected devices such as the Google-TV and Microsoft Kinect.
  • Developed web and native application prototypes to identify opportunities to minimize development costs while extending application reach over additional customer channels.
  • Developed an AWS cloud based website to support prototype demonstrations and disseminate support collateral.
  • Created a physical lab to support live demonstrations that included television, connected vehicle, QR, and other technologies.
  • The prototyped designs were accepted for development and can be found in production today.

Senior Managing Architect / Chief Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created the roles and responsibilities, wrote position descriptions, interviewed, hired, and managed team of 10 architects in North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Created reference architectures and technology patterns to support client objective identifying efficient and effective use of BPEL, EAI, ETL, and SOA technologies and design patterns.
  • Carried out major design reviews for key existing systems identifying opportunities to improve scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Introduced architectural governance within the system development life cycle to ensure compliance of all development efforts with approved architectural guidelines and standards.
  • Lead the architecture team in the evaluation of project architectures and systems design quality for over 100 project initiatives across the globe.
  • Pioneered a continuous process improvement mechanism that leveraged project post-mortem data to identify improvements to the SDLC activities, artifacts, and compliance mechanisms.
  • Mentored junior architects as needed to improve their understanding of mid-tier and mainframe technologies and technology compliance goals and to help with collaboration within the new and complex multi-vendor multi-client matrix model.
  • Through briefings and presentations, interacted with executive management to align architecture activity and recommend opportunities to improve I.T. delivery quality while reducing development and sustain costs.
  • Received commendations from client executive and approval to expand the team to support additional quality reviews of development products (ex: code reviews).
  • Acted in the role of chief architect for eighteen months after the departure of the client chief architect.

Applications Development Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Directed the creation of a new mid-tier/mainframe development capability providing architecture, design, and task planning guidance to all mid-tier and mainframe resources.
  • Took direct control over the first, mission critical, project efforts when the initiative was falling behind its delivery date, redesigning all mid-tier to mainframe access, to achieve throughput targets, and redeveloping project plans to meet delivery commitments.
  • Developed high-level solution design for all assigned strategic initiatives. Develop accurate estimates for work effort and timelines and revisions as circumstances change (through resource managers). Determine risk mitigation regarding impact to other projects and conflicting resource requirements.
  • Created new re-usability standards and directives and incorporated framework and architecture improvements by leveraging application portfolio initiatives. All framework improvements were completed over 18 months of application initiatives.
  • Replaced custom development practices with frameworks that supported authentication/authorization and encapsulation of rules.
  • Introduced a continuous-improvement process to assess the current state of application development and deployment implemented the following changes.
  • Coached application development staff in the development of detailed, accurate, project plans for initiatives and presented new estimates to management. Projects implemented on time.
  • Obtained superior ratings in performance assessments

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