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Senior Director & Chief Architect Resume

SUMMARY

  • Digital Transformation leader with 20+ years’ synergetic work experience with class leading organizations
  • Senior technology executive well balanced in business focused program mgmt., Digital Transformation, DevOps, Cloud pre - sales & solutions, Managed Services, Business/IT Automation. A dynamic leader with proven abilities in people/process/technology, service level, product, risk, and budget management to lead all phases of digital transformation, mentoring & motivating teams successfully creating digital change agenda.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Digital/Cloud/Automation/Infra design & architecture, strategy/direction, pre-sales & value delivery.
  • Standardization of DevOps Tools & Processes, Automation of CI/CD using Terraform, Puppet & Ansible.
  • Establishing cloud cost accountability, cost optimization by establishing policy and controls.
  • FedRAMP/FISMA/NIST Cyber Security Risk assessment, audit & remediation experience.
  • Cloud pre-sales, Migration Planning, Implementation & Execution Governance using AWS/Azure/GCP.
  • NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, ISO 27001, FIPS 199/200, CSA- CCM Matrix v3.0.1.
  • SOX, SOC2, FedRAMP, FedRAMP Tailored, DoD SRG, PCI & HIPAA, FISMA, ITAR, GDPR.
  • Cloud pre-sales, Migration Planning and Execution Governance using AWS/Azure/GCP.
  • Standardization of Cloud, Middleware, DevOps Tools & Processes, Automation of CI/CD pipelines.
  • Middleware Engineering/Operations, Infra Automation, Optimization & Technology Refresh Planning.
  • Disaster Recovery Planning & Architectures using cloud, Application Rationalization & Consolidation.
  • Expert level knowledge on various middleware products - WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, Tomcat etc.
  • Cloud Program & Project Governance, Pre-Sales Mgmt. RFP response & SoW framing, Vendor Mgmt.
  • Architect & direct Cloud, DevOps, RPA, Middleware, Infrastructure, Cloud Security and Automation solutions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Director & Chief Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Global strategic role directing Confidential IFS’s Cloud, Automation & DevOps streams.
  • Director responsible for achieving FISMA/FedRAMP certification for Confidential ’s PS Services.
  • Well versed with FISMA/FedRAMP moderate & high controls, RAR, SSP, SAP, SAR, POA/M
  • Regulatory & Compliance adherence across multiple firm portfolios for SOX, FedRAMP, FedRAMP Tailored, DoD SRG, ISO27001, PCI & HIPAA, FISMA, ITAR, GDPR
  • Provided technical expertise to Confidential teams in the areas of Cloud pre-sales, IT & Business Process Automation on GCP, Azure & AWS Platforms using tools like Terraform and IPSoft.
  • Provided design & implementation support for Cloud & DevOps solutions on GCP, Azure & AWS.
  • Established cloud migration framework for rapid cloud deployments on GCP, Azure & AWS
  • Well versed in setting up fully automated DevOps CI/CD pipelines on GCP, Azure & AWS Platforms.
  • Successfully achieved FISMA certification for Confidential ’s PS cloud platform securing $3m+ annualized revenue stream.
  • Led many large transformation programs in multiple domains viz. Cybersecurity & PKI, Infrastructure Capacity Planning, Server Consolidation, Data Center Modernization across multiple geographies.
  • Worked with business leaders to map out innovation scenarios, identify key improvement opportunities and value-added digital transformation initiatives.
  • Managed the program for digital transformation to ensure projects were delivered within agreed quality standards, risk parameters, timescales and budgets using Agile methodologies.
  • Led Confidential ’s tech council to review and assist provider’s adherence to SLA performance and customer service index for Confidential Global IT Service Desk, Infra & Operations, App support & Data center services
  • Driven continuous improvement throughout Confidential ’s IFS by using automation and digital enhancements to the applications, infrastructure & cloud cost optimization, processes & knowledge management

Confidential

Chief Architect & Director

Responsibilities:

  • Chief Architect for Confidential ’s Global Services leading Middleware, Cloud & DevOps portfolios.
  • Actively supported multiple corporate initiatives in the areas of Enterprise IT Management Tools & Automation, Cloud & Middleware Services etc.
  • Strategic role responsible for setting the technical and architectural direction, design, oversight, and implementation of the Confidential ’s global technology infrastructure, Middleware and Cloud solutions
  • day-to-day management of engineering, operations and automation of Cloud, DevOps & Middleware Platforms, contingency plans, capacity planning, project management, vendor management, IT Procurement, contract negotiation and systems monitoring.
  • Reviewed Application & Infrastructure design and actively implemented multiple infrastructure/middleware platforms including integrations with IAM and other applications and ensured scalability, performance and supportability of the solution
  • Provided leadership, guidance and support to the other team members of the infrastructure team on the matters of Oracle Fusion Middleware, Cloud solutions, Docker containers, Ansible, Kubernetes.
  • Set the standards and executed the migration and deployment of solution configurations across environments, using automation as key criteria.

Confidential

Chief Architect & Director of IT

Responsibilities:

  • Directed the IT organization in providing a wide array of technical and project management services to division, including middleware operations, systems management, systems monitoring for customer accounts, and infrastructure engineering for B2B connectivity.
  • Managed a highly skilled staff of IT Architects including Web & Application architects, Project Managers, Web Portal Architects and Security Architects
  • Held full accountability for the design and implementation and 7X24 support of new mission critical cloud & middleware solutions for McAfee’s partners in addition to an internal portal platform.
  • Chief Architect for Middleware, Cloud, DevOps, WebLogic, WebCenter, IdM, including OID, OVD, OAM, OIF, and OWSM in support of a large-scale Web Portal and Identity and Access Management deployment
  • Architect for End-End Performance and Operations management solution for IAM Solution using OEM12c with Identity & Access Management Pack Plus
  • Decreased root-cause identification times of production infrastructure by 75% through implementation of enhanced monitoring.
  • Created diagnostic toolset that minimized costly system outages and improved recovery time of mission critical services.
  • Provided performance assessments of the application with specific recommendations for improvements across multiple middleware layers, an assessment of adherence to best practices across the layers with specific recommendations for improvement, and an assessment of usability based on industry best practices for business-to-business web applications.
  • Supported integration of 11g OAM, OIF, OID, OVD and OOAM for advanced authentication and identity management.
  • End-to-End implementation experience across Development, QA, and Production for the entire Oracle Fusion Middleware systems including WebLogic Server/Portal, Access Management suite
  • Helped build the McAfee middleware technology roadmap of initiatives to drive towards the future state.
  • Active participation in Solutions Architecture Review Board to review all McAfee technology solutions and assess their alignment to the future state technology direction.
  • Worked on audit framework, hardening of security product stack, and knowledge transfer to the team.
  • Architect and SME for Oracle WebCenter 11g platform

Confidential

Principal Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architected and Implemented SOA Governance Suite - Oracle Service Registry, Enterprise Repository
  • Provided Implementation support for Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite across the enterprise
  • Architected and implemented Production and Non-Production environments for Oracle BPM Suite 11g
  • Provided performance assessments of the application with specific recommendations for improvements across multiple middleware layers, an assessment of adherence to best practices across the layers with specific recommendations for improvement, and an assessment of usability based on industry best practices for business-to-business web applications
  • Helped build the technology roadmap of initiatives to drive towards the future state
  • For individual projects, studied and developed solution alternatives that are within the parameters offered by the business for scope, schedule and budget

Confidential

Lead Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Cloud, DevOps & Middleware Architect Managing Enterprise Mobility Systems, Critical Infrastructure and Configuration management for Confidential ’s Mobile Banking division.
  • Provided extensive IT Infrastructure Consulting for multiple business units.
  • Directed high caliber teams in Infrastructure and Operational areas.
  • Served as direct liaison to Business and internal technology and application teams providing technical guidance for Cloud & DevOps technologies, Agile, Windchill PLM solutions and Oracle Weblogic HA mission critical applications at Confidential .
  • Decreased root-cause identification times of production infrastructure by 75% through implementation of enhanced monitoring.
  • Created diagnostic toolset that minimized costly system outages and improved recovery time of mission critical services.
  • Architected Middleware infrastructure installations for Agile, Windchill and Weblogic; engaged in operational analysis, deployments for ADF applications, changes including patches, maintenance and upgrades for key business units.
  • Implemented Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite 11g for multiple business units
  • Migration lead for service move from Atlanta to San Diego for Confidential ’s Mobile Banking infrastructure and scale to application needs in Development, Test, Stage, Production and DR environments.
  • Authored support policies and procedures to maintain the mission critical environments.

Confidential

Lead - Middleware Engineering and Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with senior business and technical personnel to deliver a robust and scalable architecture that meets the business goals of the organization
  • Delivered infrastructure consolidation strategies for the server, network and storage environments, leveraging virtualization and cloud technologies. Efforts were externally recognized with an Infrastructure Management Best Practices Award from IDG Computerworld .
  • Developed excellent track record of engineering, technical and customer support managing BEA Weblogic Portal and WebLogic Server products
  • Worked extensively on WebLogic Business Process Manager (BPM), BPEL Process Manager, and Aqualogic Service Bus (ALSB) as part of SOA and BPM projects and certification efforts.
  • Developed support procedures and architected the support of J2EE infrastructure for business teams
  • Engaged customers and other platform teams to instill operational discipline in most areas of J2EE deployments
  • Supported multiple ATG, Weblogic Portal and Weblogic Server Engineering and support activities
  • Collaborated with internal auditors to conduct in-depth compliance audits and testing
  • Managed a team of highly skilled technical staff responsible for 24x7x365 operations, service availability, fault isolation, incident resolution, and disaster recovery of a Global Enterprise Computer System
  • Managed the transition of operationally focused engineering tasks successfully into the operations group
  • Managed teams break/fix Service Level Agreements (SLA's) to ensure 95% turnkey support goal

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supported operational support systems for a leading telecom service fulfillment Company.
  • Ensured accurate release testing for all new applications, providing final approval for bug-free, fully functional commercial solutions.
  • Assigned resources to meet workflow needs; created development plans, project documentation, and test cases.
  • Automated the production code migration and deployment procedures
  • Automated numerous procedures and policies in support of engineering and operations, participating in regular audits to ensure corporate compliance to IT standards.
  • Helped the Technology department to build Risk Assessment Team charged with analyzing all critical systems, developing reports to document system vulnerabilities, and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • Developed an effective Performance manager tool to enable automated system alerting and tuning based on threshold data.

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