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Infrastructure Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

Infrastructure Architect with extensive experience across a variety of technology verticals with a wide range of hands on technical skills and enterprise project experience. Proven ability to deliver effective, scalable solutions drawing on both existing and emerging technologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Confidential OS/2 2.x, 3.0,4.0
  • Microsoft Windows 3.11, WFW 3
  • NetWare 3.1x, 4.x
  • Microsoft Windows 95, 98
  • Sun Solaris 2.x/8
  • Microsoft Windows NT server 3.x/4.0
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows NT workstation 3.1,3.51, 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows NT Terminal server 4.0
  • VMware GSX Server 2.5 (Linux & Windows), ESX 3.x, 3.5 U4
  • VMware ESX 1.5x, 2.5.2
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, SBS 2003, 2008
  • Compaq ProSignia 300
  • ADIC Scalar tape library
  • Compaq Proliant 1600,1580R,2500, 3000, 5500,6000,6500R,8500R, DL/ML - Series, C Class blades, BL685
  • Confidential Netfinity 5500R & PC Server 360
  • Compaq Remote Insight Boards
  • HP LXPro, LHPro, LXr8500
  • Compaq Smart Array Controllers (ISA,EISA,PCI)
  • HP Netraid Controllers (PCI)
  • Compaq DLT tape drives (10/20 - 35/70)
  • Sun Sparc 5, Ultra 1 & 2, E450, Ultra Enterprise series
  • SonicWall firewall appliance
  • SonicWall SSL VPN configuration
  • Microsoft SNA Server
  • Xcom for DOS
  • Vinca CoStandby Server
  • Lotus cc:Mail 2.10,6.x
  • Ca-Unicenter for NetWare
  • SAA for NetWare 1.x,2.x
  • Connect Direct for NetWare 2.01
  • NSH 2.x (NT&UNIX)
  • Veritas FirstWatch NT
  • Shiva Remote Access servers
  • Veritas NetBackup 3.x Solaris/NT/Netware
  • Arcserve 6.x/2000
  • Axent ESM 4.x, 5.0
  • BMC Control SA 3.01,3.10 (FD4267), 3.2
  • Confidential Metaframe 1.x/1.8 XPe, 3.0 & 4.0
  • Confidential Pcomm client for OS/2/NT
  • AutoSys 3.5
  • Server hardening
  • Backup Exec

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architect and design turn - key Confidential infrastructure for Confidential enterprise customers primarily in the healthcare and financial verticals
  • Architect cloud based disaster recovery models for healthcare clients (Azure, AWS)
  • Hold planning/strategy sessions with clients on the latest Confidential suite of products
  • Conduct infrastructure assessments and gap analysis of clients existing environments with proposed remediation plan
  • Architected a global XenApp/XenDesktop infrastructure for one of the top 3 candy manufactures in the US
  • Architected secure (PCI enclave) multi datacenter XenDesktop infrastructure for one of the largest retailers in the US
  • Prepared technical documentation, test plans, installation guides and technical specifications
  • Design and implement load balancing, SSL offload and SSO solutions utilizing NetScaler MPX/VPX devices
  • Well versed in GMP, HIPAA, as well as PCI standards

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Document and define the Business and Technical Requirements for 1500 user XenDesktop environment
  • Manage the implementation of an Confidential reference PureFlex system implementation with V7000 storage sub-system
  • Implemented Confidential NetScaler 8200’s to load balance both internal and external/3rd party partner traffic to the XenDesktop system
  • Architect and deploy a virtualized Confidential XenApp/XenDesktop infrastructure running on vSphere 5.x
  • Create user guidelines and document the migration process from Safeguard’s existing terminal server system
  • Work closely with Safeguard’s external vendors and banks to ensure no loss is connectivity to the clients who will leverage the XenDesktop system (Bank of America, Chase, and other regional banks)

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Document and define the Business and Technical Requirements for the data center migration
  • Document and present a Full Architecture design document to the advisory board for technology approval
  • Performed capacity study of existing infrastructure to justify the required footprint within the new data facility
  • Worked closely with Enterprise Architecture to the define Confidential computing platform standards
  • Lead the technical discussion on a vSphere 5 and HP blade design within the new data facility
  • Managed on-site resources during the phase 1 roll out within the new data facility
  • Define and document the migration of physical workloads from existing data facility to new remote location

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architected and deployed a virtualized Confidential XenApp 5.0 infrastructure for NIBR to accommodate their globalization efforts
  • Document and Define the Business and Technical Requirements to meet the teams charter
  • Documented network monitoring best practices for the remote computing environment hardware and middleware based on Confidential EdgeSight
  • Designed a GPO to allow for consistency across machines, applications and users
  • Documented application solution sets for NIBR internal support staff
  • Designed a highly scalable Confidential system by utilizing XenApp provisioning server (OS Streaming), profile manager, and APP-V to allow for rapid expansion of the system to accommodate increased demand
  • Provide best practices - Windows OS, Confidential configuration, security settings
  • Created a framework for design, performance testing, and support of the current and future Confidential environments
  • Worked closely with deskside engineering on a PoC effort for VDI deployment using XenDesktop, Pano Logic, and Unidesk provisioning servers
  • XenDesktop PoC use case was to design a solution for 400 test users from various areas of the Novarits research business unit
  • Lead the technical discussion on the Vsphere 4 implementation and dell blade design

Confidential

Solutions Architect/Team lead

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the existing VMware and Confidential infrastructure & document recommendations to accommodate Confidential globalization efforts.
  • Managed day to day operations and provided team leadership
  • Meet weekly with management in order to provide status reports on the health of the environment
  • Participated in company wide initiatives and provide virtualization and remote computing guidance
  • Documented and Defined the business and technical requirements to meet the teams charter
  • Stabilized the current Confidential environment XPe environment and document the migration path to MetaFrame Presentation Server 4.5
  • Assisted on new application rollouts and provided guidance on best practices on the Confidential
  • Lead and managed the global migration of the VMware 3.x infrastructure ESX 3.5 U4
  • Wrote a custom upgrade tool to silently push and perform a hot install of the vm tools to all Windows guest VMs
  • Lead the discussions and technology direction toward the HP blade platform for Confidential
  • Documented the logical and physical designs for the ESX platform
  • Managed the deployment VM team and documented processes regarding VM deployments and image management
  • Worked closely with all lines of business and provided guidance on implementing products into the virtual environment
  • Utilized VMware lab manager to deploy development systems for the scientific community
  • Designed custom health/environmental reports which provided forecasting and growth metrics for IT management
  • Familiar with Confidential regulatory policies and procedures (GxP Compliance)

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate the clients existing Confidential Presentation server 4.0 infrastructure and documented recommendations to accommodate their globalization efforts.
  • Evaluated best of breed SSL VPN hardware to determine the best overall fit for Confidential
  • Document and Define the Business and Technical Requirements to meet the teams charter
  • In corporate development requirements in order to provide a remote computing environment for the near shore/off shore development teams
  • Assist with the build out of VMware ESX 3.x environment (HA,DRS,VMotion,Backup)
  • Leverage VMware for Confidential DEV, TEST, and CERT environments
  • Implement a Confidential DR strategy that leverages VMware in remote sites for server redundancy
  • Assist Confidential Investments with its global strategy as it relates to remote office computing
  • Designed a GPO to allow for consistency across machines, applications and users
  • Documented application solution sets for Confidential Investments internal support staff
  • Provide best practices - Windows OS, Confidential configuration, security settings
  • Created a framework for design, performance testing, and support of the current and future Confidential environments

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Implement Confidential Access Gateways to accommodate offshore partners and 3rd party vendor access
  • Coordinate efforts between Performance, engineering, & application QA, to qualify applications for the Confidential environment
  • Document and Define the Business and Technical Requirements to meet the teams charter
  • Assisted with firewall configuration to accommodate the Confidential Access gateway infrastructure in addition to access from Confidential to the Confidential restricted systems
  • Documented network monitoring best practices for the remote computing environment hardware and middleware based on the HP Open View platform
  • Hardened Windows OS to meet security requirement for offshore associates
  • Designed a GPO to allow for consistency across machines, applications and users
  • Provide best practices - Windows OS, Confidential configuration, security settings
  • Created a framework for design, performance testing, and support of the current and future Confidential environments

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate efforts between Performance, engineering, & application QA, to qualify applications for the Confidential environment
  • Document and Define the Business and Technical Requirements to meet the teams charter
  • In corporate additional Investments systems development requirements in order to provide a remote computing environment for the near shore/off shore development teams
  • Designed and wrote a custom web browser and provided guidance on application layer security as it related to Confidential application hosting for the IMS Recon partnership with Confidential Bank
  • Stabilize the current Confidential environment XPe environment and document the migration path to MetaFrame Presentation Server 4.0
  • Managed the migration of all Confidential servers from end of life platforms and built new Confidential infrastructure
  • Implemented VMware solution for the following Confidential environments Dev, Test, Cert, Stage/Prod Mirror
  • Designed a GPO to allow for consistency across machines, applications and users
  • Provided performance reports for application sizing to the internal development teams
  • Documented application solution sets for Wellington internal support staff
  • Provide best practices - Windows OS, Confidential configuration, security settings
  • Created a framework for design, performance testing, and support of the current and future Confidential environment
  • Collaborate with users and development teams to coordinate system maintenance policies and participated in development of comprehensive system documentation

Confidential

Solutions Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the relationship for the Trusted Partner program to allow for seamless Confidential integration with the client native environment
  • Developed and managed the migration to MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0
  • Evaluated and consulted with Confidential (R&D) on the 64bit OS and Confidential Presentation server 4.0
  • Worked closely with Performance Engineering to determine best mix of physical to virtual servers per ESX host
  • Architect a Confidential MetaFrame 3.0 infrastructure utilizing Confidential web interface, Windows Server 2003 & Active Directory authentication for over 6000 plus remote users
  • Built and currently support a Confidential Secure Gateway environment in order to allow trusted partners to manage their mutual and other employee funds. Estimated value of transacted business in excess of 25 Billion
  • Manage the migration from Windows NT 4.0 TSE to Windows 2003 server infrastructure
  • Designed the Confidential GPO to facilitate the migration of local user and machine policies to active directory
  • Consulted with & Directed the Active Directory team on industry best practices for system security and infrastructure stability
  • Customized the Web interface for out internal clients - branded the web portal to mirror Fidelity web standards
  • Developed a H/A multi-site failover procedure for the MetaFrame environment
  • Document a standard build process for Confidential MetaFrame FR3 on Windows Sever 2003
  • Utilized Hybrid profiles in order to facilitate a standard remote user environment
  • Primary contact in the design and deployment of a Active Directory domain containing over 10,000 users which provided authentication services to central MetaFrame application servers, data stores and client server applications
  • Managed the migration of 3000 plus Confidential 1.8 users to the MetaFrame XPe & Nfuse environment

Confidential

Senior Security Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Architect a secure web infrastructure for Confidential Vanguard Medical Associates
  • Document the principles used in a minimal trust system for Confidential Vanguard Medical Associates technical staff
  • Implemented a highly available and load balanced IIS cluster
  • Performed penetration and load testing of web cluster systems
  • Review findings with HVMA information security officer
  • Built Windows 2000 DHCP servers and migrated Windows NT 4.0 scopes to new environment

Confidential

Senior Security Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Documented the encryption policy on the RSA encryption suite for Fleet Boston Financial
  • Developed internal strategy for high level solution set presentation and documentation
  • Designed and implemented a VMware GSX server proof of concept environment for server consolidation & QA (Windows 2000 Advanced Server, IIS 5/6.x, & Active Directory, RedHat 8.0, Windows Server 2003, NetWare 6.0.)
  • Documented the installation and configuration on each virtual environment for Fleet Boston Financial

Confidential

Senior Control Security Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Organize, schedule and facilitate meetings with business units to establish role based profiles that include access for current and future roles
  • Coordinate with other Information Security business units to ensure correct enforcement of policies and procedures
  • Revise and document application specifications during validation in the certification environment
  • Technical architect for the implementation of the BMC Software Control-SA role based system
  • Provided business unit support for STARS program within Confidential
  • Developed Control-SA disaster recovery architecture for Confidential
  • Managed the integration of Control-SA with Active Directory for centralized access administration and reporting
  • Assisted internal customers with Control-SA agent installation and problem resolution
  • Performed the installation and configuration of Control-SA (3.01,3.10, 3.2) and maintenance releases on Solaris 2.6 & 8
  • Managed production support of sun servers and windows 2000 infrastructure environment
  • Integrated the following security systems within the Control-SA infrastructure - NT, Active Directory, Novell, Unix (Solaris, VMS, AIX), TopSecret, LDAP, IIS, WebSphere
  • Senior technical resource for Control-SA links, Passport beta site testing
  • Utilized VMware for rapid testing of Control-SA agents in a development environment
  • Worked closely with the development team in Israel on the enhancement of the agent architecture
  • Conducted internal Control SA training for Confidential development groups
  • Provided daily operations support of Sun Solaris systems

Confidential

Systems Security Project Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Integrated MS office, Unix X Windows, and other 3rd party applications into the MetaFrame farm for remote traders and client access
  • Implanted Confidential resource manager in order to better monitor and load balance the Confidential
  • Consulted with Confidential Bank on NT security policy and procedures for use within SSGA
  • Utilized Axent ESM 5.01 on NT to perform automated server audits and QA policy checks
  • Implemented Clustered Windows NT terminal for Global client access
  • Managed the implementation of a Confidential MetaFrame application server farm for SSGA
  • Managed the roll out of security profiles for all NT server builds
  • Documented all aspects of the installation and configuration process for the NT server support staff
  • Planned and Implemented Axent ESM 5.x for SSGA’s NT infrastructure
  • Coordinated with the NT server team to run nightly batch jobs on NT to collect security logs
  • Managed the installation and configuration of new server hardware and Network Operating Systems

Confidential

Systems Security E-Commerce Project Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the implementation of secure NT web server's for Manulife's web applications
  • Developed Secure NT IIS 5.0 web server configuration for Manulife’s Web infrastructure
  • Leveraged Windows network load balancing & windows cluster server technologies in order to provide a fault tolerant web site
  • Integrated web accelerators in order to offload the SSL transaction processing
  • Integrated Confidential Metaframe system for remote access and network management of Manulife systems
  • Responsible for the implementation of a Highly Available Autosys environment
  • Installed and configured Autosys batch jobs for data collection and nightly feeds to SQL databases
  • Documented the data flow within Autosys for the help desk
  • Installed and configured the web interface to Autosys for monitoring of job status, edit, and submit new jobs
  • Managed the conversion of the NetWare 4.x to 5.x server environment
  • Coordinated with the development team to ensure full application functionality on the Secure NT Web server
  • Automated Software installs using custom INF and NT shell scripts
  • Evaluated host based security products for web based systems (Axent, Tripwire, etc.)
  • Developed and implemented migration plan to move application data to EMC disk arrays
  • Installed and configured Microsoft IIS web servers for E-Commerce application testing
  • Documented all aspects of the installation and configuration process for the production support staff
  • Configured nightly batch jobs on NT to collect application and security logs
  • Resolved session loss issues with the existing Microsoft SNA server environment
  • Instructed existing personal on the installation and configuration of secure NT web servers
  • Performed the installation and configuration of new server hardware and Network Operating Systems

Confidential

Systems Security Project Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the implementation of Fidelity Power Confidential NT servers and system upgrades
  • Developed Secure NT web server configuration for Confidential Power Confidential web applications
  • Leveraged Windows network load balancing & windows cluster server technologies in order to provide a geographically fault tolerant web site
  • Integrated web accelerators in order to offload the SSL transaction processing
  • Managed the rollout of NetWare 5.x infrastructure servers for the core file and print environment
  • Coordinated with the development team to ensure full application functionality on the Secure NT Web server
  • Consulted with Exodus Communications on other web application projects (My Lycos, EIS, On-line Statements)
  • Implemented end to end monitoring infrastructure for NT web servers utilizing TNG 2.1
  • Developed the future release of the secure NT web server using Windows 2000 advanced server and IIS 5.0
  • Installed and configured NSH on both Solaris and NT platforms, utilized 3DES encryption for secure communication (ssh like peer to peer protocol)
  • Leveraged VMware technology for the development of web server security and application testing
  • Automated Software installs using custom INF and NT shell scripts
  • Implemented Axent ESM 4.x and 5.x on both NT and Netware
  • Documented all aspects of the installation and configuration process for the integration and support teams
  • Installed and configured Sun servers for use as security log repository
  • Built Solaris servers for use NT log rotation and NTSMF data collection
  • Installed and configured Solaris systems for penetration testing of NT systems
  • Supported 50 plus Confidential for internal Fidelity business units
  • Performed system penetration tests using a wide variety of tools (ISS, Cybercop, etc…)
  • Developed custom NSH Unix shell scripts to perform various security log rotation and backup
  • Configured nightly batch jobs on NT and Solaris to collect web, application and security logs
  • Consulted with Network Planning & Management to resolve network issues for Fidelity E-Business
  • Performed the installation and configuration of new server hardware and Network Operating Systems

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the consolidation of 50 NetWare servers into the core FMG Novell 4.11 infrastructure
  • Responsible for the desktop migration from windows 95 to NT 4.0 for FMG internal customers
  • Evaluated Windows NT high availability solutions utilizing Veritas FirstWatch and Vinca Co-standby server
  • Using EMC & Storagetek disk arrays
  • Managed and implemented the SEI Investment trust application running on Windows NT server and MS-SQL 6.5
  • Designed and Evaluated Confidential metaframe environment for thin client workstation deployment within the FMG LAN
  • Evaluated Enterprise backup solution using Veritas Netbackup for Windows NT and Netware
  • Developed custom NT shell scripts to perform various database backups and data replication
  • Managed several server consolidations of legacy systems within the FMG Technology division
  • Consulted with Network Planning & Management to resolve WAN/LAN issues for FMG
  • Performed the installation and configuration of new server hardware and Network Operating System

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