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Ddi Solutions Architect, Senior Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • I am a driven, hardworking individual who has over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry, with emphasis on infrastructure architecture.
  • I have excellent communication, troubleshooting, creative problem solving, and time management skills.
  • I am dedicated and a self - motivated person who works well individually or as an energetic team member.
  • I adapt quickly to new concepts, am reliable, and have flexible working hours.
  • I hold a unique and rare blend of consulting, engineering and development skills, enabling the delivery of “best-of-class” automation solutions, monitoring facilities, custom metrics reporting, and troubleshooting tools.
  • I am seeking employment with a company where I can grow both personally and professionally.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

DDI Solutions Architect, Senior Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Enhancing Architecture with design expertise to various companies throughout USA and Canada
  • As a 24 year DDI/Certified expert with QIP, Infoblox and Bluecat, I provided my expertise to various customers and value
  • Wrote SOW’s to various companies. Created low-level design documentation and execution planning
  • Provided hands-on configuration and troubleshooting to our various clients
  • Provided deployment guidance to ensure implementations are consistent with design specifications
  • Understanding business challenges, goals, and environment
  • Mentor other staff members
  • Support for major issues SME and Senior experiences

Confidential

IPAM Engineering SME Infoblox

Responsibilities:

  • Lead role ( SME ) of new DDI roll-out which included aligning all vendors to begin POC testing and validate BNY requirements.
  • Design/create Installation of a Test Acceptance Plan to present to the CTO and other high level management.
  • Produce formal written architecture documentation based on project needs
  • As the SME, I was in the front line of this highly critical design solutions.
  • Monitored and raised risks that may inhibit solution delivery from other key people, engineering and architecture teams.
  • Designing the blueprint for all the individual applications to be developed or enhanced, their interactions, and their relationships to the New and existing core business processes of the organization
  • Build/designed rack location of the 3 new Greenfield Data Centers which will house the new equipment and route all new traffic to new IP network.
  • Design and Architected the entire Infoblox Roll-out for entire bank
  • Lead a team of 15 members to assist and participate in business requirements definition and the technical designs I have created.
  • Merged 3 QIP Organizations into one.
  • Migration of all QIP DNS and DHCP to Infoblox
  • With various custom scripting I have developed all legacy QIP data into Infoblox as one whole. This took skill, and expertise to merge data without missing any key data.
  • Designed and re-built legacy DNS Anycast from OSPF to BGP as this was the new model going to the new datacenters.
  • API automation for VDI clients
  • Ongoing design changes to meet Federal Guidelines
  • Monthly DR testing
  • Integration of all Infoblox into Cloud, AWS, Azure, govcloud and GPC
  • Developed a prototype of PowerDNS in Azure, offload to where events triggered in Azure drive automation to perform operations such as creating A records and making entries in IDIP.
  • API scripting for Cloud team to pre-provision desktops.
  • (TSD Traffic Management) for specific CNAME’s (x.imt-aws.com) can be applied to the www.X-company.com
  • Work with Asset Management Technology (AMT) hosting sites in AWS
  • Python scripting for various tasks among IDIP Team (IT Directory of Inventory Products)
  • Enhancing Architecture with design expertise
  • Develop a DNS solution for public cloud needs.
  • Scripting of various EA’( extensible attributes-metadata descriptors) to match and populate Tenant ID as an example.
  • Developed a script for clarity count of NetBrain IPs with what matches with Infoblox. With any records (e.g. A Records, CNAME) etc..
  • Extensive scripting and processing of over 7 million address’s that have been “band-aid” over the years into Various QIP Organizations.
  • Processing and collapsing of DHCP profiles
  • Implemented DNS Anycast on BGP company wide
  • Windows Active Directory customization into Infoblox, with advanced ACL
  • Importing data that were kept on Spreadsheets, processed data into Infoblox readable format
  • Trained BNYMellon staff on how to use and maintain Infoblox
  • API scripting for cloud team to pre-provision desktops.
  • Cybersecurity with Infoblox RPZ and Threat Insight
  • Ecosystem Integration with SIEM
  • THREAT INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM (TIP) Integration, Threat-Connect, Qualys
  • Python/Perl scripting for various tasks and integrations across all of company
  • Support for major issues SME and Senior experiences
  • Enhancing Architecture with design expertise
  • Assured completeness of deployment and implementation plans of new infrastructure, network and platforms to all key players throughout this continued major project.
  • External DNS and protection from DNS attacks

Confidential

Security Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, design and deployment of Infoblox using best practices
  • SolarWinds to Infoblox Migration
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Actively contribute knowledge, tools, and techniques to internal teams
  • Provided product feedback to product management

Confidential

Security Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Migration conversions from Cisco ACE to A10 Thunder ADC
  • Migration conversions from f5 to A10
  • Global Server Load Balancing
  • Layer 4 Load Balancing and Session Persistence
  • SSL Protocol/Certificate Management
  • SSL Offload (client/server ssl) and SSL Proxy Persistant
  • ADC perform advanced switching (Layer 2 ) functions: for vlan tagging and untagging. Static and dynamic Ethernet link aggregation. Static trunks Dynamic trunks via LACP.

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