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Sr. Managing Architect Resume

Dallas, TX

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

A dedicated advocate of cloud, automation, and DevOps technologies and a passionate senior leader with over 10 years of experience architecting, supporting, and managing IT teams and technologies within large enterprise environments.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Team Building
  • Leadership
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Software Development
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Configuration Management
  • Continuous Integration
  • Application Performance
  • Monitoring (APM)
  • DevOps
  • Agile Project Management
  • Relational Databases
  • Financial Planning

EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Managing Architect

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead both the onshore and offshore Automation & Cloud Platform Services teams.
  • Oversee automation and DevOps strategies through the implementation and operations of monitoring (New Relic/CA UIM/Selenium), automation & configuration management (Chef/VMware vRealize Suite), version control systems (GitLab/Sonatype Nexus), and continuous integration (Jenkins).
  • Built from the ground up application monitoring of primary mission critical applications and the infrastructure monitoring of 3000+ physical and virtual servers.
  • Successfully lead one of Vistra's retail web sites through a DevOps and public cloud transformation resulting in a 75% decrease in infrastructure OpEx costs, as well as a 200% increase in release time.
  • Currently leading cloud migration efforts utilizing an Infrastructure as Code model to provide IaaS and PaaS services to private (VMware) and public (AWS/Azure) clouds.

Sr. Architect - DevOps/Automation/Infrastructure

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a small development team, as well as designed and developed real-time dashboards and desktop and mobile web applications used by executives and business units for performance monitoring/reporting.
  • Built custom application solution to automate the validation and uptime of core DevOps applications.
  • Lead administrator and architect of New Relic, an enterprise APM tool, monitoring the internal performance of critical applications across multiple business units.
  • Architected, implemented and deployed LISTSERV mail service for use across the enterprise. Designed and coded front-end interface for easier consumption of subscriptions for users.
  • Assisted in the interviewing, hiring, of new team members.

Developer / Analyst

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Automated senior IT leadership reports and analytics through a custom developed web portal.
  • Significantly improved infrastructure monitoring quality by continually tuning alerts and reducing false positive.
  • Routinely presented and defended operation process improvements in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings.
  • Using an ITIL-based framework, gathered requirements, design, and develop process flows for Incident and Problem management processes, decreasing defect resolution times.
  • Produce high-quality documentation including process flows, end-user instructions, and technical guides.

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