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Infrastructure Engineer / Architect Resume

Mason, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Architect with over 20 years of experience in a broad range of applications, environments, network design, and infrastructure. Has successfully architected solutions for Fortune 100 clients.
  • Has developed plans for integration and implementation of security technologies while developing installation, configuration, and operational processes. Heavily focused on developing policies, procedures, and documentation for a number of Security initiatives focusing on Cyber Awareness, Access Control, and Data Collection.
  • Created an extensive MS Excel “Selection Criteria Worksheet” for change management on a highly complex project utilized for project planning that has been utilized Confidential a number of client sites.
  • Highly versatile, service oriented Senior Manager who is able to lead and mentor effective global teams.
  • Expertise includes the development of technical software/solution architectures with network, security, databases and mobile/web - based projects in a virtualized environment.
  • Employs a development paradigm of continuous improvement in innovative process and performance strategies and a detailed approach to problem identification and resolution.
  • Disciplined business and IT professional with proven success in expanding operations, cutting costs and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Experience with UNIX, Windows, Linux, MacOS, Cisco, Juniper, web apps, databases, strong authentication, operating systems and network security protocols and procedures.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: VMWare (ESX), Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux, RHEL/REDHAT ES, SCO, Windows(X), AS400 along with OS/2 and Unixware2

Software: IBM BPM/ODM/IIB, PeopleSoftv7/8x including ERP, CRM and EPM, Confidential (financial information system), and On-line Account Opening (OAO), CA SiteMinder,Oracle Access Management, Oracle Identity Management, Oracle Enterprise Directory (LDAP), Oracle Applications eBusiness Suite, Business Objects Enterprise7/8/10/XI, Crystal Reports, HP OpenView, NetIQ, IBM AppScan, Access Brokers, McAfee e-Policy Orchestrator, SIEM (QRadar, ArcSight, Splunk), Micromuse, IBM Tivoli, BMC Patrol, BPPM, BladeLogic, OpsCenter, FalconStor VTL, NETBackup, UC4/Appworks, Service-Now, Amdocs Horizon and Enabler, DBA Studio, FogLight, Confidential Central, Spotlight on Oracle, TOAD, SQLNavigator, Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM), Informatica, CA Erwin, Rational Tools ClearCase and ClearQuest, Cognos, Oracle Forms and Reports, Discoverer, Developer2000, Veritas/SDS, WebSpehere, WebLogic, Apache, MQSeries, Visual Source Safe, BigBrother, Floware & MapBuilder, SiteMinder, LDAP, WebLogic, Netscape Enterprise Web Server, Netscape iPlanet Web Server, SCO Enterprise Web Server, MultiView, SuperNova, Sixth-Sense, Script Builder, Exceed, Lotus and MS Office

Databases: Oracle 12c/RAC, Exadata v2+, DB2-UDB/EEE, SQLServer2k/2k8/2012, MySql and Informix

Languages: SOA, Web Services, PHP, PL/SQL, Perl, ProC, HTML, Shell (KSH), VB, C, C++, Scripting for Confidential &T Conversant, XML, Java Script, Java2, J2EE, JSP, and Servlets

Hardware: IBM PureApplication, VMWare, ESXi, Intel, HP, Sun/Oracle, Apple, Cisco and Confidential &T Conversant V5

SAN Storage: Hitachi, EMC/Vmax/Clariion/Avamar/NetWorker, IBM SVC/Shark/XIV and 3Par

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Mason, OH

Infrastructure engineer / Architect

  • In-Store-Technology (Linux) for all of Luxottica brands building new store servers and fixing existing ones. Upgrading the Oracle database 11g removing 9 filesystems and replacing with 3 new filesystems and Oracle 12c.
  • Responsible for Puppet, Infloblox (DNS/DHCP), UMS, SpaceWalk, Personality Server, Git/Jenkins, LDAP using micros and Igel.

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

Infrastructure Architect/Manager

  • Planned and executed a Storage Migration from legacy DS8300 storage array to enterprise class XIV storage array.
  • Assessed and implemented information security principles and practices, IT Security, Information Security and Security Information Architecture.
  • Providing management and hands-on technical leadership skills for the State of Confidential Healthcare system.

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Infrastructure Architect / Technical Lead

  • Leading global projects through multiple Data Center/Application migrations and network consolidations for Confidential LABS including LDAP logical separation, DNS and network design for source to target mapping of the IP’s and VLAN’s (routers/switches/load-balancers/firewalls).
  • Providing technical leadership and Risk Mitigation including budget details: Capex/Opex for Confidential LABS around the globe.

Confidential, Pleasanton, CA

Infrastructure Solutions Architect / Technical Lead

  • As the Infrastructure Solutions Tech Lead (ITL) providing technical direction, and over-seeing the execution of strategic, large-scale corporate services (Finance & HR) network systems planning and implementation.
  • Re-architected and developed Reference Architectures & Technology Standards for mulit-tier architectures, tools, virtualization and automation including SaaS orchestration.
  • Analyzed the storage environment and made recommendations to make changes in processes and build new Artifacts and Performed Proof Of Concepts on other new technologies.
  • Assessed and implemented information security principles and practices, IT Security, Information Security and Security Information Architecture and strong knowledge of various Oracle Applications (Oracle Access Management, Oracle Identity Management, Service Bus, Oracle SOA Suite).
  • Introduced and documented Business Requirements for Backup and Disaster Recovery of the company.
  • ITL for Data Center Modernization including: Cloud, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS,EMC vBlock, DevOps and App Migration while using my experience and deep knowledge of Infrastructure technologies including: LAN/WAN/WLAN , Cisco (Routers/Switches/Firewalls), Python, NSO, Linux (RHEL), Windows, VMWare, NTP, Citrix Xen, IPAM, OIAM, AD, DNS, IPAM, Storage SAN/NAS, Security, Monitoring, AIX, Oracle Weblogic, CRM, RAC, Exadata, SQLServer, UDB, DataStage, ETL, GoldenGate, MQ, WMB, B2B Gateways, Role Based Access Control, and other application services and integration platforms.

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

Infrastructure Solutions Architect / Technical Lead

  • Cloud Infrastructure Solutions Architect implementing a private cloud infrastructure for three separate entities including network planning, capacity planning, monitoring, performance improvements and cost allocation.
  • Lead the development of long-term vision, strategy, and roadmaps for storage across the organization in conjunction with company objectives and goals
  • Developed and refined programs in support of Enterprise Business vision while constructing technical concepts into understandable text and visual diagrams. Assessed large scale issues and provided clear strategic solutions for cloud security.

Confidential, TAMPA, FL

Infrastructure Architect / Senior Manager Technical Design Authority (TDA)

  • Infrastructure Architect representing all project architecture under the UK/US IT CTO to ensure quality in the technical designs, network designs and implementations of projects, standards and road-mapping alignment across the UK and US, thought leadership and technical innovation.
  • Leading global projects through multiple migrations for EMC Documentum projects of 20M+ documents and provided solutions that meet or exceed expectations with an Operations focus.
  • Providing management and mitigation risk for our projects and/or usage of the Google/Office365/Azure Cloud technologies.
  • Producing detailed requirements, designing enterprise security solutions and test using Identity Access Management (IAM) Solutions (Multi-factor Auth, SiteMinder, Oracle EDS and Active Directory) including iOS and Android mobile devices.
  • Assessed and implemented information security principles and practices, IT Security, Information Security and Security Information Architecture.
  • Responsible for risk/vulnerability assessments and application security.
  • Leading global BPM/ODM projects using SOA while utilizing my strong experience Data Center migration with Cloud technologies using Office365 and Google including replication technologies and application migrations.
  • Meeting with Oracle on a regular basis producing detailed requirements, designing enterprise database solutions utilizing my strong experience in replication technologies, migrations and monitoring using Oracle CRM, Exadata and GoldenGate technologies.

Confidential, TAMPA, FL

Enterprise Architect

  • Played a key role in mapping out the entire enterprise and infrastructure for all environments. Implemented Nagios Core, Log and Network Analyzer to monitor critical IT infrastructure components, including system metrics, network protocols, applications, services, servers, and network infrastructure ( LAN/WAN/WLAN ) . Provided expertise in database mapping for all of the Netezza environments. Including additional activities around monitoring, backups and disaster recovery (data discovery and data loss prevention).

Confidential, TAMPA, FL

Transition and Transformation Integration Architect

  • As the Transition and Transformation Integration Architect my responsibilities for planning and directing the overall Data Center migrations activities in support of the new account for the IBM account currently assigned creating a simulated network to perform migrations using SRM/SRDF in a virtualized environment.
  • Working closely with other IBM professionals, executive leadership, senior management along with customer to understand what information is needed and how existing or new systems support those needs. Also, leading multiple teams to set standards, security policies, defining, documenting, and maintaining the transformation of these assets in a new environment with over 16,000+ servers managing cross-functional teams of 70 people.
  • Assessed and implemented information security principles and practices, IT Security, Information Security and Security Information Architecture.

Confidential, CHICAGO, IL

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect

  • Responsible for setting Identity Access Management Standards, Defining, Documenting, and maintaining the Enterprise Infrastructure Standards in support of the Infrastructure Technology supporting the overall Strategic Technology direction.
  • Compared Service-Now to BMC in a full blown POC to evaluate the feasibility of replacing the complete BMC stack. Performed Business Case analysis on the Service-Now along with creating the SOW and success criteria for the evaluation.

Confidential, CHARLOTTE, NC

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect

  • Enhance and develop Reference Architectures along with interviews with appropriate customer personnel to review design of Confidential (financial information system), and On-line Account Opening (OAO)
  • Assist with design of infrastructure architectural artifacts
  • Data Center Infrastructure Architectural skills required development of conceptual, specified and physical infrastructure models
  • Development of Infrastructure component specifications using IAM
  • Perform Infrastructure architecture assessments Data Center design of the cloud-based hosting service
  • Working on a project to stabilize a set of business web applications performing day to day activities
  • Infrastructure Architect Development of conceptual and physical infrastructure models
  • Development of infrastructure component specifications for Teradata environments
  • Perform infrastructure architecture assessments as a representative on the Architecture review board

Confidential, CHICAGO, IL

Infrastructure Architect

  • Take high level designs, break down into detailed designs and develop standards and improve processes.
  • Work with vendors, involved in developing SOW’s and Interface with PM and BA on requirements definition, hi-level process design, development, implementation.
  • Supported the Oracle CRM and Exadata v2 implementation along with GoldenGate configuration for the Data Warehouse and ODS environments. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Leading RAC Database implementation for shared server environment and J2EE Application/reporting DB’s
  • Serving as the point of contact for Evaluation of Vendor solutions and quick quotes for the infrastructure hardware
  • Capacity planning and Backup/Disaster Recovery process including data loss prevention
  • Amdocs billing system (v8) using IBM Hardware (Power7) and SVC/SAN storage (Tier1/2)
  • Interfacing with multiple groups and business teams to enable the fastest time to market
  • Operations include architecting new solutions for applications running on WebLogic and ESB for Oracle
  • KTLO for Infranet/BRM and partitioning and Oracle database upgrades

Confidential, CLEARWATER, FL

Enterprise Database Architect

  • In this visionary and strategic role I was responsible for overall architecture of the database management strategy and systems design resulting in a high availability, high performing system that is flexible to meet our growing business model from a DB2 mainframe over to Oracle Exadata v1.
  • Serving in a consultative role I often lead and participate in the integration of solutions, construction of applications, developing new business opportunities and building relationships with clients.
  • Additional responsibilities include developing standards, procedures, best practices and policies including, but not limited to replication techniques, data recovery, monitoring and integrity controls.
  • Capacity planning, modeling, conducting design reviews, mentoring of staff members, triage assistance, identify risks and developing remediation plans that are also key functions of this critical job function.

Confidential, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Infrastructure Architect/Database Architect

  • As the Infrastructure/Database Architect for Confidential my responsibilities for planning, and administration of all major Databases in support of Data Center migrations of applications for the IBM account (GAP/Old Navy/Miller Coors/Delta Airlines) currently assigned. Work closely with other network, server, storage and database professionals, operations leadership, senior management, and application owners to understand information needs and how existing or new systems support those needs.
  • Continued analysis and network configuration along with on-going planning of computer resource requirements, and continuously monitor performance of source and pSeries target servers as per the Buildsheet.
  • Network Design Including over 30++ p570 and p590 frames along with defining all the configurations (capacity and storage) of these LPAR's.
  • This included configuring the shared storage using VIO across multiple frames.
  • Additional responsibilities include the configurations of the LPAR's as the target servers from a capacity planning (sizing) including setting up DNS and VIP's according to the network design.
  • Also directed and coordinated multiple database administrators on integration of complex enterprise-wide projects while maintaining a high level of service on production systems while anticipating future requirements, trends, and changes to assure current and future satisfaction of customer service within budget constraints.

Confidential, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

Enterprise Architect/Database Architect

  • Advanced Queuing and with third party replication tool experience.
  • Heavy SQL tuning experience in both warehouse and OLAP environments.
  • Database sizing, file placement and specification of storage media.
  • DBMS installation and upgrades including database monitoring and performance management
  • Database backup and recovery strategy implementation, testing and documentation.
  • Trouble-shooting and crisis management methods
  • Capacity planning in a large scale production environment
  • Data security encompassing multiple levels within the architecture
  • Experienced in large scale, transactional and analytical data management systems, with exposure to parallel processing using Citrix XenCenter.
  • Monitor performance, space utilization, identify problems proactively, ensure security, data integrity and availability, developed scripts, documentation and procedures for database administration within testing and production environments.
  • Data modeling, logical/physical design including documentation, testing, and data analysis
  • Foundation with Data warehousing and data mining experience
  • Knowledge of disk subsystems: SAN, NAS, RAID

Confidential, TAMPA, FLORIDA

Software Architect/Technical Lead/Database Administrator/Systems Consultant

  • Software System Architect / Database Architect / Technical Project Lead
  • Upgrading Crystal Enterprise v10 from v8 and v8.5 running Windows2000 servers using SQL SERVER 2000
  • Java Developer and (IIS, Tomcat, Apache, Eclipse, JIT, REST and SOAP)
  • Design (Capacity Planning), Installing, Configuring, Tuning of multiple Oracle databases 3+TB (Terabyte).
  • Windows2K Sys Admin (scheduling tasks/writing bat file(s)/admin users)
  • Working closely with the PM guiding the architecture and environment setup in NJ, AZ, NC, IL and FL
  • Responsible for implementing a Backup and Recovery Solution
  • Acquiring and moving servers to multiple location(s) and coordinating with multiple groups along the way
  • Proficient in database structures and Oracle PL/SQL, including procedures, functions, packages, and cursors
  • Working with internal/external Vendors along with purchasing the required hardware/software
  • Development of standard operating procedures for the day-to-day operations
  • Testing application and system along with promoting updates and releases into production environment.
  • Training internal employees Confidential multiple locations throughout the Mid-West, South and East coast of the country.

Confidential, IRVINE, Confidential

Technical Architect/Database Administrator/Systems Consultant

  • As a Technical resource my technical responsibilities included working with a sales person to do Proof of Concepts (POC) for customers and Training customers for all of Confidential ’s products Confidential multiple client sites throughout the Mid-West and East coast of the country.
  • Database Administration duties included thorough knowledge of the following: Oracle, DB2, SQLServer2000 and System Administration for Operating Systems such as Windows 2000, Solaris, Linux and AIX.
  • Complete multiple Post Sales Engagements (PSO) Confidential client sites along with completing the Statement of Work (SOW) and providing Web Demo’s for follow-up training/support.

Confidential, Irvine, Confidential

Software Architect/Database Administrator

  • Provide day-to-day support and architecture expertise for the Connexion by Confidential project; also the creation, configuration, upgrade, backup, performance tuning, capacity planning, standby and replication & administration of multiple Oracle 8i & 9i databases in a WAN/LAN with multiple OS environments (Solaris, Windows2k, Linux);
  • Instrumental in setting up PeopleSoft 8.4 applications (upgrading to PS 8.8) and database servers, Oracle 8i (8.1.7.2) and 9i (9.2.0.4) along with SQLServer2000 databases for the back-end and using Windows2000 servers, SUN Solaris 240’s and 4800 enterprise servers and Compaq & Hitachi SAN disk and tape storage, front-end web processes using
  • Apache, IIS and Weblogic6/7 in a High Availability enterprise environment and monitoring using HP OpenView, Micromuse, and FogLight software.
  • Demonstrated experience with SQLServer2000, Oracle 9i(9.2.0.4) database, 9iRAC, Oracle 8i(8.1.7.2); PeopleSoft 8.4 CRM and PeoplesSoft Financials products (ERP); Unix/Windows2000 admin; PeopleSoft Data Warehouse (EPM);
  • Installed, configured and tested the Portal Infranet Billing System upgrading from 6.2sp3 to 6.5sp2 along with mentoring and training other co-workers on how to use the application for multi-language (UTF8) use along with enabling the Credit Card processing for new and existing users using Paymentech as the Credit Card processor.
  • Created PL/SQL triggers for the customer sign-on and login pages to pass information to the LDAP authentication server.
  • Played a key-role in how the Call Center located in Toronto, Ontario would interact with the Data Center Operations located in Seattle, Washington and Enterprise Operations Center located in Irvine, Confidential .
  • Authored the Business Contingency Plan, Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan for the business along with how a Data Center Operations should be run in addition to being the Billing Operations Lead for the project.
  • Authored and instructed the Call Center Agents on how to use the Call Center application.
  • Interfaced with Data Center Services on how to transmit data to and from the airplanes via satellites from multiple Ground Stations around the globe (Russia, Switzerland, Colorado, and Japan), using Radius.
  • Act as a liaison to UNIX and Windows System Administration groups along with the Network teams. In addition, provide support with the Portal Infranet, PeopleSoft 8.4 and SQLServer2000, Oracle8i & 9i as we upgrade to new technologies and release of products along with how to use LDAP and Radius.
  • Worked with the client Lufthansa Airlines in on how the system will work on-board the aircraft.

Confidential, Tampa, Florida

Advisory Systems Engineer/Sr.Consultant

  • System Administration on Solaris 2.6 and Oracle Database Administration on 8.05 & 8.1.7.2 for a proprietary application that handles wireless reconciliation for carriers. Setup Big Brother to monitor the servers/network and utilized BMC Patrol agents to monitor the application processes.
  • Investigate and plan the new disk and their configuration taking into account their performance, current and projected usage. Document, via Visio, current production Hardware environment showing how the physical devices are packaged into their respective RAID and/or Mirror sets residing on Veritas and SDS.
  • Created role based READ ONLY account(s) for users and investigated all UNIX security issues on the production environment.

Confidential, Tampa, Florida

Technical Architect/Oracle Database Administrator/Consultant

  • Performed physical design and capacity planning of an Oracle 8.1.7.2 database on a Windows2000 Application Server from a Lawson Financials Application.
  • Responsible for scooping and implementing a conversion of data (approx. 70GIG) that currently resides with an ASP on an AIX box to an in-house Oracle 8i database.
  • Performed heavy SQL for file conversions, moving data from one set of Lawson Database tables to another, performance monitoring and tuning the tables, creating table spaces, adding user privileges, and configuring the Oracle environment on the Windows 2000 application server.
  • Installed and configured Seagate Crystal Reports 8.5 Enterprise versions that connected to the newly created Oracle 8i database.
  • Created various scripts to dynamically create par files and import scripts to run on a nightly and weekend basis.
  • Began implementing a backup and recovery strategy using Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) for full and incremental backups.
  • Trained and prepared documentation to run and maintain the newly created Oracle 8i (8.1.7.2) database.

Confidential, Tampa, Florida

Software Architect/Operations Lead/Advisory Systems Engineer

  • Played a key role in designing web-based network architecture creating a shared infrastructure saving Confidential approximately $8 million set-up cost for each existing and future commercial client in the Data Center. Project quickly resulted in $28 million cost reduction with huge projected future savings associated with new clients.
  • Set up and configured an Internet Protocol (IP) billing software for Internet Service Providers (ISP), Application Service Providers (ASP), content providers, and mobile IP networks using an Oracle database residing on a Sun platform with iPlanet web servers.
  • Performed Solaris Administration and Oracle Database Administration along with performance tuning and troubleshooting for 500 Gig High Availability Enterprise Database expediting the IP billing software through all phases of the product life cycle.
  • Scheduled nightly/weekly/monthly back-up’s for the system using NetBackup along with the group SSSEBU in the Data Center.
  • Re-evaluated service level agreements (SLA’s) achieving 35% reduction in costs for the year while in charge of 5 employees in the Data Center.
  • Installed Solaris server packages and satellite packages, verified Solaris server installation, created packages, promotions, discounts and rating rules that allow billing for mobile IP networks.
  • Led various programming activities, including writing Oracle PL/SQL scripts to import and export data from the Oracle Database for the bulk manager including Oracle tuning. Scheduled cron jobs for nightly backups and setup the BMC Patrol agents to monitor the application.
  • Coordinated a Backup and Disaster Recovery/data loss prevention plan for the Oracle database.
  • Interacted with third-party vendors for applications that plug into the proprietary application for reporting and credit card processing.
  • Contributed to Connexion by Confidential (CbB) discovery process to determine feasibility of making Internet access available on airplanes. Won an Individual Excellence Award for outstanding performance while on the client site.
  • Set up 295 PC’s with Windows 2000 and Lotus Notes R5 including setting up server security, user account privileges management and server backup. Received monetary reward for finishing the project ahead of schedule.

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