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Manager Global Enterprise Architecture Resume

Salisbury, NC

SUMMARY:

  • Provide enterprise level, business and technical leadership in a growth - oriented organization. The ideal position allows me to express my vision of a strategy driven, agile and efficient enterprise through the intelligent integration of business value, process improvement and technical innovation.
  • 20+ years of experience leading the design, development and support of highly available, high-volume automated business systems on premise, mobile and in the cloud.
  • SOA, .NET, JAVA2, LEAN, SIX SIGMA (yellow belt) and HIPAA Certified
  • Provide the management capability for multi-functional teams dispersed globally.
  • Deep understanding of how to craft and implement a successful technical strategy.
  • Lead digital transformation of multiple business units within a global corporation.
  • Experienced with resource and budget planning processes at a multi-national corporation.
  • Subject matter expertise in Strategy development, REST APIs and monetization, Microservices Architecture, SOA, Identity & Access Mgmt., Cloud Computing, Business Analytics, OLAP, OLTP, B2B and B2C commerce.
  • Expertise in working with technical and non-technical resources to define technical requirements, develop business plans and implement functional designs.
  • Proponent of using Business Architecture best practices to identify optimal resource allocations for internal projects, acquisitions and vendor engagements.
  • Skilled at creating successful business plans with a focus on defining business value and the metrics needed to evaluate the success of the plan.
  • Ability to lead up, down and across the organization in order to achieve organizational goals.
  • Exceptional aptitude for quickly learning and effectively implementing new technologies.
  • Skilled in the identification and mitigation of risk, technical debt and technical inflation.
  • Keen mind for evaluating technical opportunities and assessing their business value.
  • Proponent of implementing Enterprise Architecture with the specific goals of increasing market agility, product supportability and the overall ROI from the software development and systems management processes.
  • Expertise in working with technical and non-technical resources to define technical requirements, develop business plans and implement functional designs.
  • Skilled at creating successful business proposals with a focus on defining business value and the metrics needed to evaluate the success of the plan.
  • Approaches all tasks with the over-arching goal of streamlining the portfolio and tightly aligning it to business processes thereby increasing business agility and ROI.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming Languages: C#, VB.NET, JAVA2, JavaScript

Software Frameworks: MS MVC, Spring, Knockout.js, Sammy.js, Angular.js, Twitter Bootstrap

Platforms: Microsoft Windows Server, XP, Windows 7, Sun Sparc5, Redhat Linux, IBM iSeries, Windows AZURE, Amazon Web Services, Ubuntu12

Web Servers: IIS, Apache, Node.js and Nginx

Databases: SQL Server, DB2, MySQL, Couchbase, Hadoop, MongoDB

Architecture: SOA, Cloud, Distributed, B2B, B2C, Mobile, Business Architecture

Architecture Frameworks: TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL (Service Support)

Project Mgmt: Agile (SCRUM), MS Project, TFS, Rational Tools Suite

Analytical Systems: MS Analysis Services, ArcInfo, SAS, SugarCRM

Certifications: SOA Certified Architect, MCSD, MCP, SCJP1.4

Compliance: PCI, PII and HIPAA, SOXProtocols: HTTP, AMQP, WS-*, SAML 2.0, OAuth2.0

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Salisbury, NC

Manager Global Enterprise Architecture

  • As a member of the Global Services Organization, represent the interests and policies of the global organization to the U.S. operating companies by ensuring IT governance at the local level aligns with the global strategies.
  • Key member of the team responsible for developing the global and U.S. regional, five year strategic roadmap.
  • Part of the global team that designed the corporate business capability model used to develop the strategic roadmap for Confidential and its U.S. holdings.
  • Worked with the local Domain Architects to identify $36 million in financial synergy opportunities through the elimination of redundant systems and licensing; $12 million of which will be realized in 2017.
  • Member of the global integration team and the regional integration review board.
  • Key strategist for all IT domains within the U.S. region during the development of the global IT strategy and roadmaps.
  • Principal Architect leading the digital transformation of the Guiding Stars Licensing Corporation through the use of cloud services that expose business process automation via public and private REST APIs.
  • Establishing an Innovation Lab that co-ops with regional universities as a way of bringing innovation and inspiration to a traditional IT shop.
  • Leading the effort to develop a global, demand driven supply chain reference architecture.
  • Interim, Master Data Management Domain Architect for North America.

Confidential - Salisbury, NC

Lead Enterprise Architect

  • Leading a team of eight architects, matured the EA practice from a TOGAF level 0 to level 2 through the creation of a leadership sanctioned EA charter, vision statement, architectural standards & policies, domain reference architectures and clarified to the IT team as a whole the role and purpose of enterprise architecture at Confidential .
  • Established EA as a true governance body through the creation of an Architecture Review Board.
  • Developed the Confidential API strategy and REST SDK for use by the mobile development, web and integration teams.
  • Championed the critical importance of business process architecture tied to a clear strategy and the metrics needed to ensure strategic success of the company.
  • With the Office of the CIO, developed a comprehensive IT strategy, future state architecture and IT roadmap designed to eliminate rigid, point-to-point architectures, transition the company to a bi-modal operating model, and create sustainability via continuous delivery & improvement design principles in order to create a self-sustaining commerce engine.
  • Co-lead for pre-merger integration activities in preparation of combining Ahold USA and Confidential 's IT operations.

Confidential -Salem, NC

Sr. Enterprise Architect

  • Under the direction of the CIO and in conjunction with the Director of Enterprise Architecture (EA), drafted Confidential 's EA charter, organization chart and EA roadmap. These artifacts are designed to ensure the alignment of Confidential 's IT capabilities with Confidential 's long term business strategy of providing relevant analytics products to its clients.
  • In conjunction with product management and development leads, modeled Confidential ’s various Business Architectures.
  • Used Business Architecture best practices to develop capability maturity models and identify key opportunities to create new business value in existing or with new technical products.
  • Responsible for defining, documenting and establishing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices at Confidential as a way to reduce Confidential ’s technology footprint and achieve greater development efficiencies.
  • Evaluated emerging technologies on the immediate to mid-range horizon that could be leveraged for disruptive opportunities and determine the implementation strategy for same.
  • Designed and proved out a highly scalable consumer authentication and profile capture system for a Fortune 500 CPG client.
  • Tasked with Identifying resource gaps in financial, staffing and technical capabilities and determining the appropriate strategies for filling and/or mitigating them tactically and strategically.
  • Accountable for defining Confidential 's RESTful API Management strategy, best practices and governance model.
  • Primary liaison between the EA team and the various technical architecture teams at Confidential .
  • Responsible for the evangelism of SOA to all business and technical groups at Confidential .
  • Represent the technical interests of Confidential at EA, API and SOA governance meetings to ensure the outcomes of the meeting adhere to the EA charter and roadmap.
  • Designed and own Confidential ’s enterprise reference architectures and the implementation roadmaps for delivering these architectures by the technical teams.
  • Work directly with the Program Management Office to prioritize and introduce the enterprise architecture user stories into the various technical backlogs.
  • Responsible for evaluating the system architectures of potential acquisitions and estimating support and integration costs.

Confidential - Confidential -Salem, NC

Sr. Technical Architect/Enterprise Architect

  • Technical lead/architect for the redesign and implementation of the new Confidential Rebates platform. This is Confidential ’s largest software development project to date in terms of complexity and innovation. The Rebates Applications is a multi-application, highly integrated and API based system for creating, submitting and processing manufacturer rebates. The project encompasses 10 distinct, federated applications including an on-line consumer site, a client reporting portal, an internal administrative interface and an integrated processing system located in Mexico. All systems leverage a distributed, service based API for processing over 2.5 million rebates per year. All digital collateral is stored on Amazon’s S3 platform for access from anywhere in the world. The implementation of this new system has created an 80% gain in rebate processing efficiency. The system was intentionally designed according to SOA design principles to provide future development and support efficiencies by providing a loosely coupled deployment platform and API of reusable services. The current enhancement project includes the design and integration of a mobile rebate submission application and the introduction of Axway’s SOA/API Gateway product which will allow secure API access from anywhere and removes the burden of identity and access management from the services layer.
  • As Technical Architect designed and led the development of Confidential ’s first single-page responsive mobile application built using Twitter Bootstrap, Sammy.js web framework and Knockout.js MVVM framework for routing. This application is hosted on Ubuntu12 with NGINX as the web server. All backend logic is exposed through a RESTful API that relies on an in-house built authentication service following the OAuth2.0 protocol. The design and delivery of this product was the key to winning a $1.4 million dollar contract with a major Swiss pharmaceutical company.
  • As Enterprise Architect, designed Confidential ’s overall Identity and Access Management Strategy to allow internal and external federation with Confidential applications on AWS and partner/client systems. Bringing a federation capability to Confidential ’s portfolio allowed the Confidential sales team to close a multi-million dollar pharmaceutical returns contract with Wal-Mart.
  • Technical lead/architect responsible for the conversion of the EPS (Electronic Point-of-Sale) system to a multi-threaded architecture increasing throughput from thousands to hundreds of thousands of records per minute. This directly led to closing a multi-million dollar contract with a major grocery store chain.
  • Technical lead/architect for Retail Coupon Portal a web based OLAP tool for retailers to access coupon submission details, manufacturer invoices, financial reconciliation details and ad hoc reporting features. It is built with MVC architecture in C# on the ASP.NET 4 framework. This application uses the SAML 2 security protocol implemented with Windows Identity Foundation and ADFS2.
  • Technical lead for the Hachette-Filipacchi engagement. Hachette is the world’s largest magazine publisher in both print and digital media. Confidential was hired to assist Hachette in determining the best Content Management System to replace their current CMS. I performed a detailed comparison between the top three CMS systems at the time (SharePoint, Vignette and Grasshopper). The results of this comparison were adopted by Microsoft’s sales engineering team.
  • Technical lead for Reverse Logistics’ Corporate Reporting portal for pharmaceutical returns. Responsible for system update design, managed a team of 4 offshore partner resources and ensured Confidential ’s corporate and project development standards and requirements were met.
  • Designed and deployed a state of the art Federation system based on SAML2.0 and the AD FS federation platform. This system is currently supporting authentication for several of Confidential ’s major products. In addition, it supports federation with multiple major grocery store chains that use a variety of federation products such as IBM’s Tivoli Federated Identity Management System, MS ADFS and Ping Federate.
  • Champion of Confidential ’s architectural governance policies, best practice for software development and standards of systems architecture.

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