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Enterprise Architect Resume

Chicago, IllinoiS

SUMMARY:

  • Senior IT professional who consistently demonstrates the ability to meet internal and external customer expectations while creating forward looking architectures for many industries.
  • Effective communicator able to translate sophisticated concepts into understandable and actionable direction.
  • Collaborator who believes that working with others helps to build an IT organization that is agile to respond to customer needs, partners with business customers and builds lasting relationships that the entire organization benefits from.
  • Motivated Enterprise Architect with a demonstrated ability to create on premise and cloud based solutions that meet short term goals and provide flexibility for future initiatives to leverage.
  • Progressively increasing levels of responsibility and challenges throughout my career
  • Experience in creating and gaining acceptance of strategy definition, roadmap proposals and enterprise architecture foundations
  • Database, REST API, ETL, Big Data, DW/BI, IoT, Data Visualization, Data Analytics specialist with emerging experience in predictive modeling, machine learning, data science, micro - services and mobile technologies
  • Experience with multiple data movement and visualization software tools including development, implementation and operational management with Ab Initio, Informatica, Talend, PowerBI, Pentaho, SSIS
  • Experience with a wide range of technologies and methods including: Microsoft Azure, AWS, MongoDB, HDInsight, Oracle, Sybase IQ, NOSQL, Tableau, OBIEE, SQL, MS SQL Server, Java, Waterfall, Agile, cloud architecture, Continuous Integration/Deployment, Hadoop and other Big Data architectures
  • Strong personnel, program and project leadership skills with experience building teams of 5 - 75
  • Ability to apply my experiences to a wide range of applications though strong Business Analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Able to work independently and enjoy collaborating with others to foster cooperation and improvement
  • Strong desire to build lasting relationships and gain success through helping others gain successes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Enterprise Architect

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Partnered with senior leadership and product managers to build a future vision for GGP’s digital offerings for web, mobile, B2C and B2B product offerings.
  • Managed multiple teams of architects, creative designers, business analysts, Java developers, ETL developers, Responsive Web developers, Mobile (iOS and Android) developers and QA staff in an Agile methodology to iteratively prototype, integrate and deliver a robust platform to satisfy current and future needs.
  • Championed the cloud based architecture of the ground-up build-out of a digital environment for GGP’s new Digital Marketing Platform on the Microsoft Azure platform utilizing PaaS, SaaS and IaaS solutions.
  • Integrated the digital cloud platform with existing legacy platforms and over 20 3rd party applications via a custom REST API and microservices suite.
  • Performed multiple POC’s to research the viability of IoT services, Data Lake architecture and Machine Learning to assist with predictive analytics efforts for marketing, asset management and digital adoption.
  • Introduced a Data Governance program to facilitate the standardization of data usage and ownership of data assets throughout the organization.
  • Enabled the monetization of data assets to establish GGP as an industry leader in data acquisition for enrichment.

Director

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multi-national teams of Java developers, Solution Architects, ETL Developers and System Administrators in support of the creation and delivery of Fitch's bond, equity, insurance, financial and sovereign ratings products.
  • Lead the architecture, design, development and implementation of multiple projects that replaced a legacy Oracle OBIEE platform with a MongoDB, REST API Services, Java based ETL backend and AJAX, JQuery, NodeJS front end based platform.
  • Eliminated over $3 million per year of support and maintenance costs through the creation of a virtualized, low maintenance environment for processing big data.
  • Partnered with near-shore and off-shore vendors to create an on-demand scalable pool of resources needed to meet development demands.
  • Program owner of initiatives to create a new platform for client data delivery and self-service data feed customization.
  • Championed the creation of an Architecture Framework to set a common terminology across the enterprise, provide a reference architecture for the IT group and create a semantic view of both the business and IT functions.
  • Transformed the Confidential group from a daily batch driven data set provider into a near real-time ratings insight provider for internal applications, customer access and web delivery.

Senior Manager

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Reduced yearly expenditures of mainframe support by over $8 million by re-platforming existing applications to use the Enterprise Data Hub (EDH) and data marts as data repositories
  • Developed a scalable hardware/software/data architecture that has grown from handling 1 billion transactions per day to over 8 billion transactions per day
  • Managed a development team of ETL developers and Java developers to create applications for the selection, refinement and delivery of consumer credit data to internal and external customers
  • Technical manager and solution architect responsible for the successful architecture, design and deployment of numerous projects while maintaining a cost-effective, highly scalable, open systems grid platform.
  • Performed proof of concept projects to evaluate Hadoop architectures as a viable platform for Big Data at Confidential
  • Built high performance project teams from sales, product owners, operations, IT, data analytics and marketing personnel to create strong working relationships and deliver forward looking results to enhance or create saleable products.

Principal Consultant

Confidential, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Principal Consultant with delivery and sales objectives for consulting services to key clients.
  • Provided Subject Metter Expertise and leadership to teams at multiple client sites in the areas of project management, information systems software design, and development with specific focus on business intelligence, data warehousing, client reporting solutions and business data analysis.
  • Key clients included ABN Amro, Walgreens Health Initiatives, RR Donnelly and Insurance Auto Auctions

Product Manager/Implementation Manager

Confidential, Chesterfield, Missouri

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the project management and product development of packaged software solutions for the telecommunications industry.
  • Implemented numerous development lifecycle improvements that resulted in a 70% decrease in code defects identified by testing.
  • Actively managed a staff of 20 developers, support staff, DBA’s and operations personnel at customer sites and a team of 20-30 developers in the St. Louis development center with additional project staff in the Israel offices as needed.
  • Enhanced the Confidential project methodology and project responsibility structure.

Director, Software Development

Confidential, Denver, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Began the planning and design of a new initiative in the company to build a data warehouse for the media broadcast and advertising industry.
  • Served as a liaison for the IT community and business areas to establish business needs, architecture requirements and business requirements.

IT Development Manager

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of 5-10 business analysts and external consultants to deliver technical solutions to small and large-scale projects supporting diverse corporate functions including marketing, customer service and finance application solutions.

Consultant

Confidential, Westchester, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Provided consulting services and assistance with business analysis, solution design, software development and testing for multiple clients.

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