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Freelance Consultant Resume

Redwood City, CA

CAREER PROFILE:

  • Have been responsible for all IT needs of the organization in terms of strategy, solution architecture, products development for B2B/B2C, project delivery, Confidential Operations, security, and compliance.
  • Track record of developing an IT vision and building a team to deliver it. Secure expense reduction by leveraging economy of scale, new technologies implementation, process re - engineering, automation, and consolidation of services. Delivery of risk management strategy through systematic and iterative process improvement.
  • Customer focused driving increased customer satisfaction through relationships management with fortune 1000 companies supporting Cloud operations.
  • Proficient in analyzing risk versus cost in meeting strategic needs of the organization as to drive revenue.
  • Have experience managing budgets of greater than $35 Million.
  • Expert in solving complex business challenges while applying outstanding interpersonal communications as well as management skills. Spearheading merger and acquisition projects with complex technology transition elements.
  • Introduction of AWS and AZURE cloud services to the organization (Hybrid model) to improve scalability of the organization to meet ad-hoc capacity needs
  • Improved product development pipeline via introduction of Agile methodology and addition of third party team for off-hours development (offshore)
  • Improved development process (SDLC) and toolsets using JIRA, GIT, Docker, Jenkins, and TeamCity implementation to increase ‘idea’ to ‘product’ timeline by a factor of 3X
  • Delivery of Business Analytics (GA- Google Analytics) for improved business intelligence and marketing decision making process
  • Improved security to safeguard the integrity, availability and confidentiality of data
  • Large infrastructure project delivery / experience to drive value when ‘change’ is necessary to deliver innovation
  • Managed compliance needs such as PCI, SOX, GMP, or HIPPA
  • Introduction of ‘Open source’ to the organization for tactical cost reduction and improved automation through use of Chef & Puppet
  • Cost reduction initiative through contract negotiations and introduction of new services to reduce OPEX impact, improve TCO, and allow investment in new initiatives

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Freelance consultant

Confidential, Redwood City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Management of over Petabytes of online data that is accessed at very high rate ($1B hits/day) with 99.999%+ uptime with parallel ETL data processing
  • Improved overall application performance as well as reduced the ‘idea’ to ‘market’ timelines by a factor of three
  • Introduced AWS and Azure Cloud services to leverage elastic capacity needs as well as reduce legacy system dependency
  • Through systematic improvements to the environment, revision of support processes, and technology refresh projects the services uptime have been significantly improved
  • Improved overall security via introduction of IPS/IDS, new Firewalls (Cisco), revamping of the 'Active Directory' domain structure, and protection against DOS and scrapping events through Akamai WAF and Incapsula CDN services
  • Big Data for data analytics was introduced to the organization via a 200+ Tb Hadoop cluster in AWS with a development copy in-house
  • Implemented ITIL processes for change, problem and incident management which significantly reduced Confidential ’s operational challenges
  • Led the delivery of Tableau Data Warehouse (DW) and new Business Intelligence (BI) capability
  • Migration to colocation facility (CCI) to increase Confidential capacity
  • Led product development support through introduction of Jenkins, .Net, Node.js, Mongodb, Mariadb, SQL,LINUX and mySQl ecosystems

Site Director Operations

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Directed the operation of 28,000 servers, 117K Sqft facility (60% raised floor space) with 10+ Mega-watts of power with secondary site on the east- coast (VA). I was in a unique position managing both the facilities as well as the Information Technology aspects of the operations
  • Directed the delivery of Elastic Cloud offering Software As A Service (SAAS) in support of various fortune 1000 clients with 100% uptime guaranteed
  • Networking was revamped based on Cisco Nexus 7K/5K/2k hardware introduction implementation, SAN storage using Hitachi, 3PAR, and Netapps hardware, VM (RH) and MS based farm, load balancing using F5 hardware, HP as well as Sun environment, and virtualization using VMWARE and some Hyper-V. Management of ACLs for clients and migration across environments.
  • NOC (Network Operations Center) team was re-aligned to improve service level as well as our international customer needs 24X7
  • Introduced new building management system (BMS) software and monitoring to improve operational visibility
  • Ability to improve the bottom line revenue through cost management while reducing operational risk

Director of Product Development (mobile)

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Responsibilities:

  • I managed the delivery of mobile product for a large telecommunication carrier. I was responsible for the requirement gathering, management of the team's output and maintenance of the relationship with the large telecommunication carrier
  • Developed key metrics to ensure appropriate project milestones are achieved
  • Supported Java/ JVM / MAF (Mobile Application Framework) and Ruby on rails based workstreams
Network Analyst

Confidential, Foster City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Management of large-scale merger and acquisition projects to meet organizational needs. The most recent responsibility involved a ½ Billion $ divestiture which took one year to complete. Responsibilities included the setup of teams, budget, contracts, and management of the infrastructure, which involved the acquisition of the hardware/software licenses, configuration, and initial start-up of the environment as well as the management of data vitiation activities
  • Development of data vitiation algorithms and improving the efficiency of the system through iterative Additional responsibilities included office as well as Confidential consolidation projects, which took part in 2009 while the business was growing and acquiring additional entities
  • Managed compliance needs (SOX, SAS16/SAS70 and PCI DSS V3.0) for the business across all organizations
  • Design and build of a turn-key SaaS Confidential operation with sites in US and Canada (Disaster Recovery)
  • Support and upgrade of ERP systems (Microsoft AX Dynamics, Oracle Forms/Fusion, and SAP R/3), reporting tools (NetSuite, Peoplesoft, Cognos), middleware(Webmethods)
  • Additionally supported large network footprint and VOIP services using Ring Central for remote offices
Network Analyst

Confidential, Foster City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw Americas multi-Site Data Centers operation with a $22M budget Led teams in areas such as Confidential / site consolidations, personnel relocations, distribution centers, and infrastructure improvement with as many as 25 direct reports
  • Developed an in-house resource management application using Java and LAMP implementations
  • Managed large network operations and Avaya solution implementation to replace the aging ACD/Telephony system (VOIP)
Network Analyst

Confidential, Foster City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Promoted to lead all infrastructure-related needs for the Confidential project with an $18 Million budget
  • Led extremely aggressive data refresh schedule for SAP 4.7 development phase with more than 15 Tera-Bytes of data refreshed monthly

Technical Support Manager

Confidential, Foster City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Management of NOC, Messaging and back-up teams for the corporation
  • Development of new support processes and HW/SW standards for Americas
  • Supported LIMS and OLIGO manufacturing environments in Hayward, CA

Remedy Developer / IT liaison

Confidential, Foster City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Served as Infrastructure Liaison between organizations in U.S. and Europe as part of Y2k (Year 2000) project
  • Led the infrastructure needs of ‘ Confidential Inc. ’ start-up by Confidential to map the human genome
  • Oracle, Unix, and Networking administration skills
  • Development and support of LIMS as well as Molecular 3D imaging initiatives

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