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Lead Enterprise Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Visionary thoughtful leader and strategic enterprise architect and technology manager with over 24 years of IT consulting and value based technology solutions life cycle management experience, which consistently crafts and leads innovation to revenue from vision and strategy to stellar execution.
  • Extensive experience in leading the development of the enterprise architecture function or program, as well as promoting and communicating its progress, outcomes and results to the organization and its leaders.
  • Extensive experience in understanding, advocating and supporting the enterprise's IT strategies, as well as analyzing its IT environment to detect deficiencies and recommend improvements.
  • Extensive experience in leading and facilitating the creation of governing principles to guide information, technology, and solution decision making for the enterprise.
  • Extensive experience in leading the identification and analysis of the enterprise's business drivers to derive its business, information, technical and solution architecture requirements. Interface and collaborate with corporate strategic planning functions and key stakeholders both in the business and in IT. Create and facilitate a process that ensures that IT and business planning are fully integrated on a continuous basis.
  • Extensive experience in analyzing IT industry and market trends to determine their impact on the enterprise. Ensure that the organization has a systematic approach toward examining new technologies and utilizing core IT assets that address both the fundamental business goals and persistent business needs.
  • Expertise in understanding technology Selection issues. Expertise to architect solutions keeping long term strategic objectives in mind and addressing the tactical requirements of current ongoing projects.
  • Extensive experience in consulting on application and infrastructure development projects to fit them to the architecture, as well as determining when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate project needs.
  • Strong understanding of the cryptographic principles of Blockchain technologies such as bitcoin and ethereum.
  • Self taught in blockchain technologies for over more than 7 years.
  • Experience in design and implement distributed software systems and decentralized identity protocols.
  • Extensive experience in designing and directing practical and actable governance structure and activities associated tailored to enterprise decision - making style and management culture with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture.
  • Extensive experience in gated SDLC process and methodologies like Waterfall or Iterative, agile development.
  • Evaluate and negotiate with outside vendors, resellers and outsourcers to optimize procurement of cost-effective acquisitions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in risk management, performance management and vendor management.
  • Experienced in managing vendors in pre-sales, post sales and engagement environments.
  • Extensive experience in creating RFI/RFP, proposal evaluation, vendor selection, negotiation of contract terms including SLAs.
  • Experienced in managing off shore / on site teams including full time employees and contract Staff.
  • Capability to act as an issue champion in a manner adapted to group cultures and dynamics.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills. Able to develop and present complex material effectively to a variety of audience’s technical and non-technical, staff, management and leadership.
  • Ability to assign, guide and monitor the work of others regardless of the reporting relationship (direct, project, indirect).
  • Using Websphere underpinning a fully integrated and flexible end-to-end Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). SOA and Web Services Centre of Excellence and its mission, objective, scope and reference architecture and vendor landscape.
  • SOA and Web Services engagements using structured engagement approach including assessment, strategy and planning including Infrastructure readiness assessment and strategy. Architect SOA solutions and applying project, technical and operational governance.
  • Performance analysis, tuning, capacity planning especially in highly demanding Financial / Securities Real Time / Near Real Time BI / J2EE Applications.
  • Architect / design / develop various types of application integration solutions, such as Data Level (information) Integration, Application Logic (API) Integration and Process Integration, using different EAI architectures such as Brokers or Point-to-Point Integration, using Messaging (JMS / MQ), Connector Architecture (JCA), Web Services, Enterprise Service Bus ESB, ETL, EAI, Work Flow, BPM, BPA and BAM technologies.
  • Code reviews (specialization in Info security for things like XSS, structural analysis of Java code, pattern analysis GoF,Java, J2EE, Messaging, Industry recommended best practices) as external / internal Auditor. Generating high quality detailed (Gap and Impact Analysis) report and implementing the recommendations outlined in report.
  • Enterprise (information / data) integration using technologies based on replication and / or messaging Such as Oracle Streams, Sybille RepConnector and adaptors, Informatica Power Centre RT, Ascential Data Stage (Including its integration with SOA), Attunity CDC and Connect and EAI integration technologies.
  • Big Data / Hadoop HDFS, Hbase, Cassendra, Hive, Pig, Flume, Sqoop, Map Reduce, Storm, Spark, Kafka, NoSQL, (Mongos), memcached, Redis, Spunk, Lucene, Solr.
  • Working knowledge with single page web applications using ReactJS.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Enterprise Architecture Framework: Gartner Enterprise Architecture Framework, TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) and Zachman Framework

Governance Frameworks: ISO 17799, ITIL v2.0 and v3.0 (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)

Project Management Methodology: PMI Program Management Methodology Gartner

Blockchain: Bitcoin, Ethereum

Cloud: AWS, Azure and HP CSA

Big Data: Cloudera Stack (HBase, YARN, Map Reduce, Hive, Kudu, Navigator, Sentry, Solr, Impala) Cassandra, tableau, Machine Learning / NLP (Natural Language Processing), Apache Storm, Scala

Java /J2EE / JEE: EJB, Servlets, JSP, JavaBeans, JDBC, JMS, XML

Microsoft: ASP, COM/ DOM, and .Net

Languages: Java 7/8, JavaScript, Oracle PL/SQL, Object Pascal, C#

Framework: Struts 1.0 and 1.1 Log4J, JUnit, Ant, Castor, Hibernate, Spring 2/3/4

BPMS: Pega PRPC (5/6/7), Gentran Integration Suite, WebSphere Process Server, Tririga, jBPM

LDAP Servers: Netscape Directory Server, Novell Directory Server

Messaging: IBM MQ Series / WebSphere MQ (5.1,5.2,5.3 and 6.0), JMS, TIBCO Rendezvous

Application Servers: IBM Websphere (6/7/8), WebLogic (61,70,81), JBoss 3.X

Database: Oracle (7x, 8x, 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g, 12c including Exadata), IBM DB2 (6X, 7X, 8X), Sybase ASE (11,12X), Gemstone 6.1, Poster and MySQL, Elastic Search

SSO User Provisioning and Identity Management: Oblix, Netegrity SiteMinder, GetAccess and Waveset LightHouse

Business Intelligence and Data Integration: Sunopsis, Ascential Data Stage, Informatica, Oracle DW Builder and OLAP toolkit, Power Center RT, Power Connect For MQ / JMS / TIBCO, Oracle Streams, Sybase Adaptor and Rep Connector, Sybase IQ, Cognos Enterprise Suite, Trillium (Data Cleaning Tool), Attunity CDC and Connect (BEA Certified JCA Connectors)

Operating Systems: UNIX (HP, SUN and AIX), Linux (Redhat/Suse/CentOS), VAX VMS and Windows

Container Technology: Docker, Solaris Containers

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Lead Enterprise Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared a high level roadmap to support transition from 3 tier architecture to digital business API (Micro services) based paradigm and transitional architectures.
  • Prepared options for micro services development frameworks, runtime infrastructure and life cycle automation toolchain.
  • Proposed various options for runtime stack using BYO managed container and cloud (IaaS and PaaS) and helped management to make educated decision.
  • Responsible for design and build of infrastructure for EPAS program.
  • Responsible for CI / CD design and development processes to support the program.
  • Oversee and responsible for the technical aspect of the engagement / program for Confidential to identify risks, propose solutions, prototyping etc. to ensure successful delivery of deliverables.
  • Initial blueprint creation of Stampede project.
  • Helping with solution design for ORI findings for One Source suite of applications.

Technical Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for data collection / transformation using Apache Storm / loading from various government agencies into Elastic Search DB to facilitate data access from NYC Business Portal.
  • Reviewed the current state of troubled project technical / political issues and strained relationship between DoITT and other agencies and resolved them.
  • Reviewed the current architecture of the system and identified issues and came up with resolution solution to ensure timely completion of phase of project.
  • Created project deliverables such as effort estimates, project plan, resource utilization, issues, risks and decision log etc.

Enterprise Solution Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed proposal of major rewrite of collateral management application due to stability issues. After careful analysis, I was able to identify the root cause and proposed tuning and configuration changes and successfully able to stabilize the application without rewrite of application.
  • Prepared and presented multiple options using various technology stacks with pros and cons and TCO to senior management to make educated decisions.
  • Architect / design and development of a performance calculation engine using Java and Spring framework and deployed it on cloud. This provided the business to run calculations any time instead of waiting for running the jobs in batches at night in EST timezone.
  • Reviewed the stability issues of major system which is implemented as data hub. Proposed cloud based tactical workaround using IMDG (In Memory Data Grid) named Apache Ignite and built a prototype. Very large data transformation and analytics system with complete data lineage and operational support requirements.
  • Developed a POC prototype using IMDG to process a very large linking jobs. Developed a POC prototype using Cloudera suite (YARN and Spark SQL ) to process large rollup jobs without impact the Oracle database in cloud environment. This provided a simplified solution as the current system was able to process few jobs a day and business users wanted to process as many jobs anytime.
  • Identified stack of technologies on cloud for next generation data hub (Hybrid Transactional / Analytical Workload) considering its compatibility and portability of code to reduce the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership). Shortlisted and recommended open source RDBMS.
  • Wrote position paper for HBase vs Cassandra, implementing star schema requirements in Big Data environment, nonfunctional requirements such high availability, scalability, fault tolerance and elasticity, best practices recommended by vendor.
  • Worked with Cloudera support to drive issues to completion.
  • Designed data lakes for reporting and analytics purpose. Used Spring framework e.g. Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Spring MVC, Message driven POJO and Spring Data. Dimension data modeling / star schema using Oracle database.
  • Created solution blueprints for various requirements and presented it to ARB and governance committees for approval so that embedded architects can drive it completion.
  • Reviewed and contributed the overall testing approach and test scenarios reviewed by SMEs for completeness and prepared the plan to manage it.
  • Test scenarios covering functional and nonfunctional requirements.
  • Leveraged automation for preparing test data and testing.
  • Defect management and root cause analysis to identify opportunities for improvement.

Enterprise Solution Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed the existing network architecture of existing 3 data center topology for its deficiencies after a severe outage. Created future state network architecture for (active-active-standby and active-standby-standby) configuration including cloud based software driven network architecture. Directed the team to implement it.
  • Responsible for the migration of Middleware applications on to Cloud infrastructure. Successfully migrated more than 60% of WebSphere applications on to Tomcat server reducing the total cost of ownership. Directed the automation team to automate the installation and provisioning of middleware components on cloud infrastructure. Directed the factory team to upgrade and migrated applications and lead the troubleshooting as appropriate. Directed the team of automation (Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment) of mavenized JEE applications in Subversion and artifactory repository for deployment using Jenkins to various environments.
  • Responsible for the migration/consolidation of Oracle databases on to DBaaS service using Oracle Exadata and ODA appliances. Directed the teams to tune the databases to take advantage of Exadata features such as offloading and smart Query index etc and oversee consolidation and migration.
  • Created the strategy of migration of mission critical very low latency applications out of Stamford data center.
  • Evaluated IMDG named Hazelcast as distributed cache and tomcat session persistence store including hands on prototype.

Senior Solution Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on solution architecture of a public facing application including technology selection. Brought down the solution cost from 2 million capital cost plus maintenance cost to 125K per year using shared infrastructure.
  • Worked on MBNA and FATCA programs for the solution design of COTS application named FICO OM4 and IBM MDM product and its integration with TSYS system and other applications. Worked on in house built Pega PRPC based application for FATCA program and extension of existing PRPC application for MBNA program. Worked with vendor SME to create the solution blueprint aligned it with TD Infrastructure Design Patterns and technology reference architecture based on DR and availability ratings, obtained sign off from various governance boards for use of approved and contained technologies and handled exceptions.
  • Designing and developing high-volume mission critical transactional data integration solutions
  • Worked with peers to integrate the applications with internal and external applications and PCI compliance. Worked with on site and offshore development resources to ensure that the overall solution is understood and developed accordingly. Worked with vendor, partner and internal resources to ensure that the environments are built as agreed. Worked with performance testing teams to ensure that the solution scales as expected to meet nonfunctional requirements.

Technical Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • After phase one failure reviewed the current state of program which included existing Tririga infrastructure for high availability and disaster recovery to identify the deficiencies and prepared the report recommending solutions for identified deficiencies. Prepared a business case to salvage the first phase and successful implementation of second phase. Prepared the documentation templates, such as business process architecture, for the engagement.
  • Worked with client stakeholders to define and document the client specific business needs and application requirements for IPIS system. Developed process diagrams, use cases, gap analysis and functional design documents. Worked with application developers and other team members and interacted with client to ensure accurate and comprehensive data and reporting requirements. NYC Mayor’s office terminated the program abruptly.

Senior Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the implementation of one release of CART and IDL Pega applications.
  • Managed onsite and offshore (India) teams for development and QA. Developed the PMF artifacts such as ITPMA, Project Charter and obtained certification from various groups.
  • Worked with offshore team to finalize the SOWs. Monitored and tracked the budget burn rates.

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the build of core network infrastructure (Datacenter Network Architecture ( Confidential ) version 2) on a datacenter consolidation program to close a large data center on west coast, Canada and migrated identified clients to Ontario, Canada.
  • Also migration from Cisco to H3C network devices environment ($10 million budget).
  • Strategy to build the environment and migration of the clients ensuring that post migration performance is within agreed SLAs with clients.

Enterprise Solutions Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created the charter for the setup of EA office. Selection of EA framework. Created the organization structure, processes and defined roles and responsibilities considering organization political structure and size.
  • Created a Business Case template and worked with PM during the development of business case for one of the large transformation initiative.
  • Reviewed the list of documents produced during the SDLC (both Waterfall and Agile) and aligned them with OPS framework.
  • Performed the current state and future state analysis of enterprise landscape and published the blueprint of future state in line with SOA. Reviewed the infrastructure upgrade proposal from Filenet 3.X to 4.X
  • Created the initial draft of J2EE Reference Architecture.

Enterprise Architect / IT Architect Strategist

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created a charter for Enterprise Architecture program defining the scope and authority, deliverables, objective and metrics of the EA program. Defined roles such as Executive Steering Committee, Architecture Review Board, and Core team for enterprise architecture group and created architecture creation and assurance processes considering organizational culture and management style.
  • Reviewed and documented the current state of enterprise architecture and governance processes. Interviewed the Business and IT stakeholders to identify the business drivers to create the outline/blueprint of future architecture. Identified gaps in architecture. Defined architectural development cycle. Developed a process to manage the life cycle of architecture standards and best practices. Defined, developed and implemented architecture guiding principles and standards.
  • Established a structured approach using scorecard technique to deal with technology selection issues.
  • Created the strategy for datacenter (including servers, storage, printers, service, process, application and staff) standardization and consolidation and oversaw its implemented throughout. Extensive use of Virtualization to reduce TCO and increase resource utilization. Extensive use of blade servers to reduce cooling and power requirements. Used tiered storage architecture considering information life cycle management to reduce TCO.
  • Played key role in transforming the organization from project centric to ROI based Business driven organization using ITIL version 3.
  • Created Infrastructure Portfolio to provide visibility into infrastructure initiatives and develop roadmaps to deal with technology life cycle.
  • Worked with federated architecture team on unified communications, messaging and collaboration.
  • Worked with multi-disciplinary (Global and Regional BPM) teams including business owners to help document the existing business process. Evaluate existing business processes, identify and provide advice on refining processes. Perform as-is and to-be solutions analysis and determine gaps in current business processes and provide options for implementing end state solution as it relates to the requirements. Translate enterprise solution requirements into technical specifications for implementation. Develop the specifications for where and how the various organizational and technology components will work together including business processes supported by custom in-house systems and COTS product. Design solutions that will conform to Service Oriented Architecture best practices using optimized, end state business processes as input to the model; and guide the implementation of proposed solutions that further refine the business.
  • Responsible for the Infrastructure build in the Data Centre for the program. Responsible for SLA negotiation with Business Stakeholders. Capacity Planning and Performance Management including tuning of program components to ensure conformance with SLA.
  • Responsible for the successful transition of OSCAR program into operational mode after its deployment globally in a regional phased manner. Worked with Incident Management, Change Management and Problem Management teams to ensure that the closed feedback loop to Development teams to ensure timely stabilization of the system.
  • Worked the Production Support teams to identify training needs to empower them to support OSCAR System effectively and efficiently.
  • Worked with global and regional IT security teams to ensure alignment with security standards and best practices. Responsible for the compliance of OSCAR system with Japanese SOX.
  • Oversaw the implementation of global MPLS network and Citrix infrastructure.
  • Hands on design and development of search (NLP Natural Language Processing / Machine learning) application using Lucene, Lingpipe and Gate products.
  • Reviewed and contributed the overall testing approach and test scenarios reviewed by SMEs for completeness and prepared the plan to manage it.
  • Test scenarios covering functional and nonfunctional requirements.
  • Leveraged automation for preparing test data and testing.
  • Defect management and root cause analysis to identify opportunities for improvement.

Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) SME

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed the existing documented business processes. Created the RFI documents and reviewed RFP documents for BPMS Suite and SOA suite for in-house development.
  • Created the scorecard for vendor evaluation. The client decided to go for a COTS package implementation.

Senior Application Integration Engineer / WebSphere SME

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of highly standardized WebSphere 5.X and 6 infrastructures.
  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of migration strategy of GWA Portal Program from WebSphere 5.X and 6 infrastructures.
  • Responsible for the turnaround of troubled project such as CAFÉ.
  • Provided Consulting Services to FRB Application Development groups in the IT Consultant capacity to ensure on-time within budget application development and smooth migration into TWAI infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the complete application development life cycle of highly visible Partial 224 application.
  • Responsible for the architecture and technology selection including Integration Strategy for GWA Portal Program considering their demanding QoS requirements.
  • Responsible for the infrastructure architecture (including Backup Strategy Hybrid of SAN and Veritas NetBackup Solutions ),Capacity Planning and Performance tuning of GWA Portal Program. Identified Performance Bottlenecks, Reviewed Design and Code, Proposed tuning alternatives and ultimately tuned the applications.
  • Hands on management and implementation of DR site.
  • Responsible for the detailed project plans for infrastructure projects in line with the program release roadmap.
  • Responsible for the delivery of SSO solution using Netegrity Siteminder and User Provisioning application including delegated administration using Waveset Lighthouse.

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