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Principal Cloud / Infrastructure Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • A self - motivated and results driven Infrastructure Solutions Architectexperienced in designing and supporting cloud and on-premise infrastructure for multi-tenant and corporate environments.
  • Adept at communicating with key stakeholders and managing technical teams in delivering project or infrastructure needs to ensure success. Possesses strong leadership skills to drive technical teams to successful delivery in cloud and application infrastructure projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

TEMPPrincipal Cloud / Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Lead team of cloud and infrastructure architects for DXC’s Health and Public Sector and Commercial Dynamics Practices
  • Provide architectural governance and cost analysis for internal and customer cloud environments
  • Provide security, architecture, and best practice consulting for on-premise D365 and Azure cloud infrastructure customer projects
  • Solution design and build assistance of Azure cloud tenants for IaaS clients and projects
  • Assist/manage network engineering team with configuration of Network Security Groups for Azure and AWS cloud tenants
  • Assist/manage in configurations for Azure Cloud to customer on-premise VPN tunneling using ExpressRoute or virtual/local network gateway technologies
  • Author and manage Infrastructure diagrams, design package documentation, and security documentation for client projects
  • Played a crucial role in the completion and Go-Live of Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Dynamics 365 Solution
  • Re-Solutioned and performed Stress testing on Anne Arundel County Dynamics 365 project solution prior to Go-Live
  • Provided suggested infrastructure design for projects such as Miami, San Francisco APD, Washington DC DoC, Fairfax County, New York, and San Joaquin County infrastructure on-premise and cloud solutions
  • Solutioned and deployment of DHCS Medi-Cal Azure tenant for CRM integration services

Confidential

Senior Solutions Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Successful migration of on-premise infrastructure for IHG’s Loyalty, CRM, Revenue Management and Reporting Systems to IHG’s Century Link private cloud
  • Responsible for design and build-out of China Alibaba cloud tenant for IHG cloud deployments
  • Provide technical leadership and designs for various datacenter engineering teams for migrations of on-premise applications to cloud environments (Century link, AWS, Alibaba, Azure and Google cloud services)
  • Report progress to business group stakeholders regarding progress of migration and various assigned projects for IHG’s public and private cloud solutions
  • Assist in refining standards, policies, and procedures for company and project processes

Confidential

Lead Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Provided infrastructure solution, presales design, consulting and engineering services for Cloud Operations / Business Practice as a Service practice and its customers
  • Lead production support team to turn Ford Motor company and GS1 / GPAS customers’ infrastructure migration project from red to green status and successfully maintain a green status
  • Designed, managed, and engineered the build out of new compartment for HP’s GS1 / GPAS customer application solution
  • Designed new cloud tenant for Ford Motor Company’s FMC360 suite in HPe Cloud services datacenter
  • Provides leadership and escalation point for team of offshore resources while providing direction for daily tasks and enhancements for HPe BPaaS (Business Practice as a Service) and Cloud Operations customer cloud environments
  • Coordinated with various HPe solution teams in providing successful maintenance and delivery window process for infrastructure enhancements for cloud environment
  • Provides point of contact services, reporting and analysis to customer stakeholders

Confidential, Atlanta GA

IT Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented IT policies and procedures for items such as service desk, change control, network infrastructure, security, IT inventory, documentation and reporting
  • Managed and maintained multi-site VPN solution using Sonicwall point to point VPN solution
  • Redesigned and rebuilt neglected server and network environment to restore system health to 99% uptime and added scalability for company trough virtualization
  • Rebuilt and designed the new company Sharepoint sites to better suit company needs
  • Provided support services for VMware ESX infrastructure, network infrastructure, and Windows domain services
  • Restored disaster recovery plan and installed backups with offsite tape rotation
  • Worked with CFO to install IT budgeting processes

Confidential, Kennesaw GA

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Managed team of helpdesk and server support specialists for the Confidential South Region
  • Deigned and completed consolidation and redundancy implementation of Confidential South Region server environment into primarily virtualized environment using VMWare ESX and Pillar SAN technologies
  • Successfully rebuilt faulty Altiris environment into a working state by maintaining scripts, reports, and server health
  • Setup, managed, and audited Active Directory Group Policies for Confidential corporate domains
  • Provided support for Microsoft Exchange 2007
  • Successfully designed infrastructure environment patch / upgrade processes to provide zero downtime to user base (unless predefined maintenance window)
  • Designed and maintained backup and tape management policy using Symantec Backup Exec
  • Managed Windows server environment for services including SQL, WSUS, Application and File security services, Terminal Services, DNS, Active Directory, WINS, IIS, DHCP, Sharepoint

Confidential, Atlanta GA

Manager of Technical Support / Senior Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Managed successful team of helpdesk and server support specialists with day to day system and network issues using Issuetrak Helpdesk suite
  • Designed and maintained network/server infrastructure (Windows Server environment, routers and switches)
  • Administered configurations of 25 site to site VPN and firewalls using Sonicwall 2040s and TZ150s
  • Managed VOIP services using Shoretel 7 Server and ST530/560 IP phones
  • Managed Windows server environment for services including SQL, WSUS, Application and File security services, Terminal Services, DNS, Active Directory, WINS, IIS, DHCP, Exchange 2003, and MS Live Communications Server

Confidential, Valdosta GA

IT Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and Managed switches, Neoware thin-clients, servers, routers, and other network equipment for entire company in Windows 2000/2003 Server and Windows XP client environment
  • Project team member for preparation and implementation of the bank’s disaster recovery plan
  • Part of a team of 3 supporting 1000 end users’ hardware/software and network issues in Citrix Metaframe environment
  • Managed and executed software, system and security updates for various banking software platforms as well as
  • Managed and maintained Windows server 2000/2003 environment for services including: WSUS, Application and File security services, Terminal Services, Active Directory

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