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Director Solution Architect Resume

San Jose, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • A proven leader with an extensive hands - on experience in full life-cycle of complex, large-scale, consumer internet and enterprise systems using state-of-the-art technologies.
  • In recent jobs, played a pivotal hands-on role in technology selection, architecture blueprints, establishing standards, functionality prioritization, design/code reviews, project planning, recruitment, resource allocation, risk mitigation/escalation, status reporting, release scheduling, budget, billing, performance management, etc.
  • Specialize in financial industry and eCommerce enterprise software development.
  • Led a team of over 80 onshore and offshore development team members on a multi-year 100+ million dollars project implemented using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple groups in a matrixed organizational structure.
  • Believe in setting up standards and best practices.
  • Believe in promoting team morale and productivity while avoiding conflicts by building consensus.
  • Experience in commercial product development as well as custom application development.
  • Able to learn new technologies rapidly to develop efficient and robust applications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Experience in assisting Sales and Marketing.
  • Specialize in scalable, distributed, multi-threaded, fault-tolerant, highly available, secure, transactional architecture and design that can absorb ever-changing requirements.
  • Proficient in Java, J2EE, JMS, XML, Spring, MQ, ESB, SOA, Web Services (SOAP & Rest), EJB, hibernate, JPA, JDBC, SQL, Oracle, DB2, ERWin, XDR, Maven, Patterns, GIT, SVN, JAXB, etc
  • Object Oriented Technology experience in a variety of languages like Java, C++, Lisp and Python.
  • Familiarity with various cloud computing and big data technologies such Hadoop, MapReduce, AWS, Splunk, PCF, Apache Spark, Storm, MicroServices, Eureka, Kafka, Hive, Pig, MongoDB, etc
  • Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience (Waterfall, Scrum/Agile and RAD) from requirements through deployment, support and maintenance. Experience in managing multiple version releases on multiple platforms.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Director Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Led the implementation of ‘Payments’ related components at Confidential which are part of a large multicurrency cash settlement system. Over one million transactions in eighteen currencies are settled daily totaling over 5 trillion dollars. Re-architecting legacy C++ applications using technologies such as Java, J2EE, Python, JMS, IBM MQ, Spring, Hibernate, JPA, DB2, and XML
  • All components are loosely-coupled, fault-tolerant and highly available.
  • Payout Manager: sends payouts to settlement members after calculating them based on foreign exchange transactions, account balances, exchange rates, currency volatility, currency open/close/funding deadlines, etc. Implemented robust caching framework to improve throughput.
  • Payin Manager: receives and processes payments from settlement members, ensuring regulatory compliance (OFAC), fraud checks, duplicate payments handling, etc.
  • Payment Gateway: exchanges messages with various Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) systems and performs message format conversions between internal canonical formats and external formats such as SWIFT, FEDWIRE and SIC.
  • Reconciliation Reports Generation: generates end of day as well as intra-day reconciliation reports for all currency transactions.
  • POC based on log analytics for a large scale enterprise application using Splunk, AWS, PCF, and Kafka

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Director Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for continuous process improvements in the dual-shore software delivery model. Helped establish various processes to achieve CMMi Level 3 Certification.
  • Structural and technical oversight of active projects: responsible for review of project artifacts and deliverables including requirement documents, design documents, code review, implementation of established best practices on build, development and deployment methodology.
  • Author, co-author, review and approve knowledge base articles involving best practices. Responsible for establishment of best practices across multiple technical lines of business.
  • Contributed to sales effort across multiple business lines. Activities included estimations, putting together sales package including presentation material, POC, case studies, etc.
  • Closely worked with client's business team on re-implemention of couple of leading eCommerce websites on a new platform.

Confidential, Santa Clara, CA

Director Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on a multi-year 100+ million dollars project to build a state-of-the-art rule-based Loan Origination System (LOS) using open source technologies for Confidential.
  • Led more than 80 onshore and offshore development team members. As the senior-most technical personnel on the project at a customer site for over 4 years, nurtured and maintained excellent relationship with the customer.
  • The system was built using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles. The LOS comprised of several loosely coupled application components implementing business workflows for Appraisal, Credit, Income, Title and Flood Insurance, Compliance, Funding, etc.
  • Built several horizontal components for vendor integration, document printing/scanning/delivery, etc. These components communicate with each other asynchronously using XML messages over ESB, or synchronously using EJB calls or web services. These software components also interact with several existing enterprise systems and third party vendors.
  • Involved with project planning, change management, risk mitigation/escalation, status reporting, technology selection, architecture, establishing standards, functionality prioritization, release scheduling, budget, billing, recruitment, performance management, prototyping, etc.
  • Instrumental in setting up processes for design and code reviews.
  • Recognized for innovation for developing several tools to test, monitor and recover from exceptions.
  • Imaging and document management was the central piece of the architecture. Using Adobe and Kofax technologies developed document generation, printing, storage and scanning.
  • Worked closely with several client departments at the 2nd largest private companies at the time

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed a product called Data Director. It can be used to build a directory of customer information integrated from a variety of enterprise data sources to enable a 3600 view of the customer.
  • Employed several EJB patterns like session façade, Data Transfer Objects, Singleton, etc.
  • Worked on developing extensible architecture, easy to use User Interface, thread-safe & efficient source code, mentoring software developers, performance improvements, etc.
  • Used ERWin for data modeling, UML diagrams, WebLogic as an app server, JProbe for performance tuning, Windows for development and Solaris for deployment.
  • Besides other documents, wrote a document on how to write efficient & maintainable source code.
  • Redesigned the software to improve performance 50 fold by optimizing data models, using multi-threading, caching, light-weight objects, eliminating intermediate steps, query optimization, etc.
  • Provided guidance on issues like resource management, thread-safety, code reuse, etc.

Confidential, Santa Clara, CA

Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Rule engine based marketing campaign management tool. It had a web interface for the Marketing department to create, maintain and schedule marketing campaigns. They could also get up-to-date reports online on campaign statistics and effectiveness. There was also a web interface for the Customer Service group to manage subscriber information.
  • My iOwn: Subscriber profile & e-mail subscriptions portal for online mortgage company.
  • Recent Home Sales: Web site to search for recently sold homes in the neighborhood.
  • Partner accelerator: Partner relationship management portal.

Confidential, Mountain View, CA

Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Led the development of the commercial web server product called Enterprise Server 3.5.1. Worked as a member of the core web server team since the 3.0 release.
  • Implemented Access Control and certificate-based authentication API’s.
  • Worked on LDAP Integration and designed a common library for all SuiteSpot servers.

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