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Solution Architect (consultant) Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Inspiring, driven leader with over 10 years’ experience (educated with a BS & MBA & PMP) as a change agent driving solutions through enterprise architecture, business alignment, strategic planning and innovative software development.
  • Experienced with Cloud and BigData solutions, along with Oracle E - Business Suite and Oracle Identity Manager.
  • Well published in numerous books and magazines.
  • Drives solutions reducing cost and increasing revenue
  • Creates designs for cost effective solutions, reducing complexity
  • Owns technology roadmaps and influences business leaders
  • Strategically aligned - creating innovative solutions providing high business value

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Solution Architect (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Microservices strategy with Strangler Pattern and Docker from JBoss, Dynatrace
  • Designed Azure cloud migration strategy and Oracle Exadata upgrade plan
  • Uncovered out of memory error and tuned JBoss performance
  • COTS Cognizant FACETS analysis and design
  • Cloud Architect, hybrid cloud solutions, virtualizations, Azure + PowerBI
  • NoOps/DevOps, Dynatrace cloud infrastructure Synthetic Monitoring, AIOps
  • Docker, Nginx, CloudWatch, Microservices, RDS
  • Cloud migrations using PlateSpin, CloudScape to AWS and Azure
  • Created migration/upgrade plan for applications including Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS),, redesign platform solutions for Disaster Recovery and High Availability using VMware, F5 Load Balancing and health checks, SAN replication, Oracle Data Guard for Active-Passive and Active-Active paradigm. Agile methodology.
  • Architected hybrid cloud solutions for financial services using AWS and Azure focused on security frameworks: CloudWatch, analytics, network taps, data loss prevention, encryption. Agile methodology thought leader with multiple sprints.
  • Architected cloud solutions using Confidential ’s Agility cloud management platform and AWS using Mongo DB, Angular js and Docker using Git and GitHub.
  • Spearheaded application design solutions for bid management using a hybrid cloud solution with AWS using MongoDB and JavaScript.
  • Architected high speed network utilizing Cisco Nexus and Corvil appliances
  • Disaster Recovery plans created for large clients across 2 data centers, 900 servers
  • Storage, BigData, AWS, Middleware, Disaster Recovery, Service Management (ITIL)
  • Architected solutions using: STaaS, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and data center migrations (5000 svrs) using hybrid, cloud technology for Disaster Recovery
  • Spearheaded network designs for ERP and cloud based solutions for Oracle EBS
  • Project Mgt: Identified Risk, Issues, Roadmaps. Market Development Plan, Agile, SCRUM
  • Solution architect for health-care, Facets ERP solution. Led object oriented design using UML, Rational Software Architect, SOA, Java services architecture
  • Identified $1million in interest/penalties savings re-engineering business process
  • Identified SOA based savings, reducing claims pending in repair

Technologies: NoSQL, Java. C#, JavaScript, SpringBatch, SharePoint, TFS

Confidential

Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Cloud Architect, hybrid cloud solutions, virtualizations (VMware), storage, networking
  • New business architect; Storage, BigData, Cloud, AWS, Middleware
  • Data center consolidation, infrastructure integration architect (5,000 servers)
  • SharePoint development, spearheaded content management and migration away from legacy platforms. Thought leader on Cloud, Virtualization, SharePoint

Project Management: Identified Risk, Issues, Roadmaps. Market Development Plan

Confidential

Application Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Solution architect for health-care, Facets ERP solution. Led JAD with OO designs using UML, Rational Software Architect. SpringBatch, SOA, Java services architecture
  • Identified $1million in interest/penalties savings re-engineering business process
  • Identified SOA based savings, reducing claims pending in repair

Confidential

Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architected mobile pilot for point of sale payments
  • Owned technology roadmap for eBusiness driving change through the enterprise
  • Spearheaded proof of concept for billing shared service
  • Spearheaded BigData analysis on client transactions resulting in a redesign projects
  • Project Manager for enterprise, global customer care initiatives: Chat, Messaging eBusiness Architect: B2B, B2C. Responsible for vision, strategy, roadmaps and design
  • Spearheaded internet architecture, identifying $12Million annual savings
  • Architected solutions totally $1.1Million annual cost savings
  • Architected B2C solutions for 50Million users: Credit Cards, Banking, Mortgage, Auto
  • Uncovered security flaw and $50Million risk exposure
  • Spearheaded full-lifecycle improvement along with a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) using SOAP, Enterprise Service Bus and JMS, business intelligence initiatives

Confidential

Infrastructure Program Manager (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Architected infrastructure, data center design, construction including disaster recovery
  • Managed development team for workflow process automation consultancy (business process automation). Program manager for enterprise workflow solutions
  • Spearheaded Software Development Lifecycle initiatives, methodologies and processes
  • Managed $500,000 project, delivered ahead of schedule, within budget

Confidential

Project Leader, Development Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Directed disaster recovery architecture for database systems including ROI
  • Directed eCommerce/B2B development team using Java, .Net, Oracle and SQL 2005
  • Responsible for infrastructure, architecture, development, program management and web operations
  • Initiated process improvements increasing quality by 300%, reducing defects
  • Defined technical strategy for utilizing business intelligence architectures
  • Data warehouse: reporting, invoicing, patient and medical records (40 interfaces)
  • Directed automation initiatives for patient records and billing/invoicing
  • Defined next generation architecture to improve customer experience and satisfaction

Confidential

Program Manager, Architect (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise Program Manager, spearheaded creation of Program Management Office (PMO)
  • Spearheaded automation of order tracking and financial information system
  • Managed software development teams; architecture and project lifecycle initiatives
  • Managing staff: meeting deadlines, performance reviews, hiring, motivating, training
  • Managed cost, schedule, risk, requirements & resources for All development projects
  • Spearheaded Earned Value Management, metrics and measurement of project performance
  • Spearheaded cost/progress metrics for ALL technology initiatives; shorter lifecycles
  • Rational Unified Process Architect; Mentor to software developers, ERP (Oracle)
  • Lead Architect - mainframe to web modernization (COBOL, Assembler -> J2EE)

Confidential

Project Manager and Delivery (Consultant, Owner)

Responsibilities:

  • Managed software development projects and consulting practice

Confidential

Enterprise Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Managed enterprise application architecture team
  • Managed software strategies, establishing vision & plan for application development
  • Managed relationships with business units - Master of aligning IT with business
  • Enterprise Architect - software applications, eCommerce, integration, development
  • Integration architecture & strategies (business processes, EAI and Legacy)
  • Architect on eCommerce project: (www.GreatAmericanDrivers.com)
  • Chief Architect of B2B, portal, eCommerce, and EAI (Integration) architectures
  • Rational Unified Process (RUP) Evangelist
  • Authored key strategy documents: Applications, rules engines, XML, integration
  • Conducted due diligence on strategic investment opportunities with startup companies
  • Responsible for product and project reviews (policy, claims, billing, financial, HR)
  • Spearheaded key strategies, technologies and methodologies such as EAI, message queuing, middleware, integration hubs, portals, components, patterns and rules engines
  • Mentored application architects & spearheaded committees/discussions on key strategies.

Confidential

Software Implementation/Operations Manager (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Directed data center operations, including outsourcing agreements
  • Managed solutions organization - consulting with clients to solve business problems
  • Designed operational model, outsourcing operations as an Application Service Provider
  • Responsible for strategic analysis & planning, system architecture, research & development, Internet strategy, business development, Q/A, testing, operations
  • B2B eCommerce system architect (www.e-BizChain.com) eCommerce - Internet supply chain software for manufacturers (Toyota)

Confidential

Senior IT Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for global IT organization: infrastructure, strategic planning, business analysis, software development, net operations, ERP (HR, finance, payroll), global software strategies.
  • Chairman of global IT Council, approved $10mil in IT spending, dept budget: $6mil
  • Architect of global manufacturing ERP strategy, B2B eCommerce strategy (SAP/PeopleSoft)
  • Instituted “Alignment” strategy for IT to better service customers and improve value to the business. Directed an IT staff of 20+ and operations for 50 U.S. locations

Confidential

Senior Project Manager (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Managed consulting practice and client delivery of internet solutions

Confidential

Group Manager of Development

Responsibilities:

  • Managed infrastructure, Disaster Recovery (DR) for servers and call center operations
  • Director of software development team for enterprise systems (Credit, HR)
  • Managed software development organization; budgeting, goal setting; problem solving
  • Strategically aligned with business leaders - saving $millions with software innovations
  • Chief Architect of Human Resources and Employee Service solutions
  • Spearheaded BigData solutions for credit portfolio analysis
  • Directed development organization of Federated Employee Services (human resources)
  • Chief Architect of key internet solutions (VendorNet, eCommerce)
  • Chief Architect first B2B portal for the Retail Industry (www.fdsnet.com )
  • Lead developer of financial customer service solutions, business intelligence for retail.
  • Developed strategic plans and solutions to increase operating efficiencies and lower cost (ROI was in excess of $10 million)
  • Instituted alignment with business leaders to increase value and innovation, ERP (PeopleSoft)
  • Received Presidents Award - 1995, previewed in book, conference speaker
  • Chief Architect of enterprise Voice Response Unit design/development (Unix/C, AIX, HPUX)
  • Director of 13-member software development team and 7-member infrastructure support team

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