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Enterprise Applications Architect Resume

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  • 17+ years of experience in managing Architecture and advisory for Banks, Financial, Health, Insurance, for Fortune 500, Startups, and “Big Four” consulting. Successful implementer of tactical & strategic initiatives.
  • Broad Architectural and technology experience in Business, Enterprise Application, Data, Security, Operations, Infrastructure, Cloud, SaaS, ERP, SOA, Modernization, Product development and Integration
  • Excellent in connecting people, process and technologies with Business, Technology and Operations


Confidential, NC

Enterprise applications Architect


  • Responsible for providing Business architecture and solution architecture to Grandbridge Commercial real estate finance ($30 B+) a Confidential &T Subsidiary. GB has very Complex commercial loans structures, business partners and high net worth deals.
  • Captured current state business architecture, designed future state and agreed upon roadmap
  • Lead the due diligence to identify solutions for CRM, Pre - sales and origination systems replacement and integration with servicing.
  • Proposed future state architecture solution that aligns with business, IT management, enterprise strategy along with their consensus.
  • The deliverables includes BPM capture, Process modelling, created use cases, captured clear business requirements and prioritization, Performed POC based on identified few areas of opportunities on BPM exercise IBM Blueworks and in Pega 7.0, Data migration for IMS Data tables to future state.
  • Provided business case for funding and inputs solution providers and vendor agreements.
  • Responsible for providing architecture for Sheffield financials, is a Commercial Captive Finance with $3 B portfolio and 600K loans.
  • Lead the due diligence team to identify vendor solutions for e2e replacement of Lending’s Origination and Servicing that fully aligns with business strategy.
  • Architected new ecommerce portals, B2B (OEM) & B2C, Contracts management, accounting, reporting.
  • Recommended business process Improvements, identified new revenue sources and helped in creation of business charter.
  • Resulting in international lending capabilities as well as subvention for international manufacturers in various currencies in SAP and White-Clarke.
  • Identified critical risk in IT assessments for Lending application portfolio and made sure it got resolved, As well as prioritized for investments in budget planning.
  • Created current state architectural artifacts for multiple lines of business such as Commercial banking, Commercial lending improvement program, Government finance, Dealer finance, Commercial and maritime Insurance, Capital markets, Wealth management, General ledger and Lending applications.
  • Provided patterns, frameworks, inputs to process flows and other architecture day-to-day responsibilities
  • Influenced and on-boarded leaders of Business, architecture disciplines, IT, Vendors to align on the strategies and bought consensus.

Companies/Technologies: SAP, Salesforce.com, White-Clarke, Oracle, MSP, Shaw, Lotus Notes, Pega, BPMN, IBM Blueworks, IBM Rational systems architecture, Dropbox, Pentests and others.

Confidential .Durham, NC

Software as a Service /Cloud Architect


  • Responsible for providing SaaS COE business case for unit of - $200 M revenue, 800 employees
  • Responsible for providing operations plan and secured funding, Identified supporting vendors.
  • Responsible for current state, future state and roadmap for migration of On-premise applications and data to Microsoft Azure Cloud by SaaS model for 1000’s of McKesson customers such as hospitals, insurance, drug delivery and ERP finance modules for various complex commercial agreements on SAP.
  • Provided conceptual architecture and vision for Big Data Lake, Master Data Management to accept data from various products and sources and designed application and visualization layer, data modelling for end user experience in SaaS model.
  • Identified development partners and Involved in the vendor selection of Cloud and software providers
  • Responsible for reviewing Contract, SLA’s of Microsoft Azure, recommendations to Legal and procurement.
  • Contributed for architecture design and approvals of cloud, big data, integration, installation and Security
  • Delivered cloud governance charter, operations architecture, Solution blueprint, technology target operating model, DevOps center plan, risk assessment, SDLC/ALM assessments, use cases and data migration plans
  • Represent analytics as stakeholder to CTO office, transition groups, Operations and Product strategy
  • Provided cloud security architecture to align with NIST, CSA and other standards to protect PHI, PCI data.

Companies/Technologies: Microsoft Azure, IaaS, PaaS, Meaningful usage-2, Hadoop, HortonWorks, Splunk PowerShell, Chef, Ansible, Barracuda, MS System center, AAD, Azure storage, Erwin, IBM InfoSphere, Scaled agile framework and others.

Confidential,Raleigh, NC

Lead Architect


  • Rbcbank.com is an online direct bank with no branches. Customers have self-help features supported by Web, Call centers, Remote Deposit Capture and Mobile apps for Blackberry, Android and Apple.
  • Fully outsourced in SaaS model integrating various lines of business and technology applications.
  • Responsible for the Leading architecture for starting a new bank with $45M spend, 55 new applications, 150 interfaces, 400 People in 9 Months. Managed multiple resources directly and indirectly.
  • Setup the international money transfers between Canada and USA, Multi currency exchange, spot rates, and multi-currency accounts for cross border Canadian customers.
  • Recommended vendor selection of various LOB’s deposits, OLB, retail credit card lending, mortgage, risk, finance, marketing, data and channels.
  • Actively collaborated with Procurement, Law firms $22M Contract on Software as a Service and BPO
  • Delivered technology target operating models, Solution blueprints, ARB, SAD, Security control document
  • Contributed to division of labor, Risk report, 6 Sigma, Call center, ITIL, PEN Test, Site visits and QA.
  • Solution Architect for finance, risk, compliance. Support Deposits, Lending, Cards, Channels, Operations
  • Followed and governed on implementation of TOGAF and Zachman architecture frameworks
  • Define and govern monthly SLA's, advised on invoice payables. Found discrepancies on vendor invoices.
  • Recommend audit approach, Cost savings, performed financial analysis, calculated TCO, ROI and budget
  • Worked on defect management, prioritization on thousands of defects on post launch activities
  • Stabilize and run the Bank efforts
  • Architecture leadership - Created team dashboard with KPI’s reporting to Chief Architect and CIOO
  • Negotiate US Bank’s interest in a very large Data center migration program ($1B)
  • Architecture sign-off for less than $250k, recommendations on high and medium complex ARB. Validate blueprints, conceptual, logical, physical, application, system, data, integration, infrastructure views
  • Provided architecture for commercial deposits, mortgage origination, retail lending, Liquidity risk management, Customer relationship management in legacy Customer information management system and Basel-2.
  • Stakeholder for Master data management - Involved in vendor selection, selected IBM InfoSphere and contributed for architecture roadmap
  • Manage 350+ applications in Integrated Portfolio Management, rationalized and identified cost savings
  • Improved Technology health check reporting to Compliance and operations risk committee
  • Leveraged relationships with Business, Technology, Operations, subsidiaries and Parent companies
  • Created current state reference architecture for application, security, Infrastructure, aligned standards
  • Supported Risk department and enterprise data offices in providing Architectural current state, Identified various data repositories in SAS, SQL and Legacy sources. Provided solutions on Basel-II reporting, resolving Audit issues as well as helped in vendor selection of right business and technology partners.

Companies/Technologies: FIS, Fiserv, NYCE, TSys, Equifax, Cenlar, Sutherland, SunGard, Deluxe, Kobie, Gemalto, Mfoundry, Capco, PWC, E&Y, Accenture, SAP, Oracle, IBM, Data power, and others...


Independent Consultant


  • Enterprise Architectural Assessment for capital market’s Foreign Exchange and Money Market trading systems and provided advisory, strategy and recommendations for remediation of architecture defects.
  • Delivered Reference Architecture, Target state and identified improvements for high volume Trade flows on IBM mainframe and Java technologies. Recommendations on avoidance of problem recurrences.
  • Provided current state business architecture and business process flows for international trading, currency bookings, settlements.
  • A Sixteen weeks enterprise architecture assessment to provide recommendation for modernization of variable Annuities systems focused on people, process and technology using IBM Reference architecture.
  • Recommend CIO on current, future state and road map approach on Application, Data and Infrastructure on modernizing agency and annuities systems.
  • Evaluated TOGAF and Zachman and Implemented TOGAF, Administered Architecture Review Board.
  • Provided plan and strategy for starting SAP practice in Finance and Insurance.
  • Delivered solution architecture to consolidate six country’s enterprise systems into a hub for low-cost insurance platform for Zurich Latin America as a Pre-Sales proposal. Transform to SOA and modernized.
  • Identified 300 common web services in 14 lines of business on policy, billing, claims, and reinsurance.

Confidential, Altos, CA

Sr. Software Architect


  • Reporting to Sr. VP of software. Played key role in establishing department, strategy, patents and vendor
  • Provided solutions architecture and detail design for a high volume credit card authorization products. The response time for authentication is in milli-seconds per transaction and scalable for thousands.
  • Hired and managed 30 team members in USA, India and Australia. Setting goals and objectives, provided guidance to architects, program managers, Sr. engineers and cryptographers.
  • Performed POC’s, periodic technical evaluations for infrastructure, architecture and design patterns, application servers, middleware, virtual, database, software, hardware, and monitored performance.
  • Provided product’s vision and technology road map. Created use cases for product design.
  • Designed to integrate with banks, payment network’s using PCI Data security standards, methodologies
  • Developed using rational unified process on SOA principles, on high performance clusters.
  • Programmed cryptography algorithms on AES, key management and implemented on HSM of SafeNet
  • Solved technical, Security and functional issues. Proposed and implemented emerging technologies.
  • Alerted management on risks. Collaboration with Product Strategy, Marketing and Hardware engg. VP’s.
  • Co-authored whitepaper on SOA for Mainframes, legacy modernization, Application renewal
  • As a member of Legacy modernization group recommend SOA for multiple companies.
  • Actively participated in RFP’s ($1M - $1B), estimation, evaluations and presentations.


Retirement Architect Manager


  • Responsible for design of custom automated Data Audit Service for validation and improved data quality in a large marketing data warehouse, resulting in significant cost savings. Managed 3 SME’s. Performed data profiling, cleansing of various data elements, Programmed in Informatica for special algorithms.
  • Played important role in Merger of Unitrin and Kemper Insurance's enterprise architectures.
  • Responsible for integrating systems with online, credit card and bank financial transactions.
  • Responsible for integration and workflow automation of C.L.U.E and M.V.R U/W reports from ChoicePoint into Decision Research’s Policy system which resulted in company becoming profitable.
  • Production support of policy, billing, claims, accounts, rates, DMV, content, banks, batch, and fraud.
  • Supported standards, Risk, compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley and audits.


Architecture tools: SPARX EA, Troux, Rationale’s Software & Data ArchitectFrameworks: TOGAF and Zachmann.

Patterns: Multiple architecture and design patterns.

Methodologies: RUP, Requisite Pro, Agile, Scrum, Cryptography

Middleware, Integration, ETL: IBM ESB, MQ, DataPower, FIS Xpress, Informatica, CICS, Web Services

Products: IBM WebSphere ESB, Tivoli, ClearCase, Clear Quest, SAP Finance, Oracle Apps, FIS Profile, Mobile remote deposit, Equifax, Tsys, Cenlar, McKesson, guidewire, HP Exstrea, Pega, BMC Patrol.

OS & HW: Windows, Solaris, Redhat linux, MVS, UNIX, VM Ware, GT.M, Cent OS, Intel, ARM processor

Cloud, Distributed: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Azure, Terramark, Splunk, Hadoop, HD Insights, Map reduce, oozie

Programming languages: COBOL, C, Java, PERL, ABAP, Visual Basic, .Net, XML, Power shellDatabases: Hortonworks, MS SQL Server, DB2, UDB, VSAM, IMS, Oracle, MySQL, Btrieve, Embeded

Other: Visio, MS Office, SAS, ECM, CRM, Pricing, Billing, Rating, output, batch IVR, XML Spy, Erwin and others.

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