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Solution Architect Consultant Resume

New York City, NY

SUMMARY

  • An in depth knowledge of all of the mainframe operating systems.
  • I am a mainframe engineer and have been providing support through major outsourcing firms, hardware and software vendors and direct hires.
  • I have experience interacting and performing c - level tasks to daily tasks required to maintain and modernize the IBM Mainframe platform.
  • I have expanded my knowledge base to open systems and virtualization in order to promote and extend the reliability and execution of mainframe systems integrating legacy into a cloud structured platform.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • z/OS
  • JES2/3
  • LE370
  • USS
  • CICS
  • IMS
  • DB2
  • z/VM
  • KVM
  • Dirmaint
  • z/Linux
  • IPCS
  • SMPE
  • RACF
  • ACF2
  • VTAM
  • TCPIP
  • CA z/OS Product Line
  • CA/ESP
  • IBM DF Products
  • Syncsort
  • Compuware
  • Hi-Level Assembler
  • REXX
  • bash
  • CLIST
  • OPS/MVS
  • RMFMON
  • Omegamon
  • AIX
  • Linux
  • Unix
  • Windows
  • Multiple Vendor Switches and Routers
  • Juniper and Cisco Firewalls
  • Big F5 Load balancer
  • VMware
  • VBLOCK
  • vPlex
  • vCenter
  • Vmware SRM
  • SAP
  • IBM GDPS
  • Parallel Sysplex
  • Netapp MetroCluster
  • Oracle Dataguard
  • Tripwire
  • Splunk
  • Parallel Sysplex
  • Mongo
  • DB2

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Solution Architect Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Review designs of two products slated for release. A tier 2 NFS tape backup and multi-platform backups.
  • NYPD DB2 V10 to V11 upgrade across 2 Sysplex environments. SAP upgradfe along with DB2 upgrade. SLES12 upgrade for all Linux images. SAP z/OS and Netweaver on ZLinux ugrade. z/OSMF to configure SSL certificates for legacy application access.
  • Core individual tasked with maintain and building out the infrastructure, for the following environments to support LSPR
  • z/VM-Linux DBAAS environment, BLOCKCHAIN Environment, LinuxOne DBAAS Environment. OS and application installs for Linuxone and z/OS. Included are z13 z14, z/IOS, z/Vm IOCP, zLinux, KVM, DS8000 zBC, v7000 hardware and software. Websphere, DB2 Oracle, node.js, mongo-db, PostgreSQL.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design of the z-Series zEC12 to a multi model platform supporting legacy z/OS and z/VM Linux.
  • The inclusion of this platform into to the NY State ITS umbrella cloud offering.
  • Primary focus is to support a multi-focus ITS endeavor using LAMP- Drupal and executing with Linux.
  • Solutioning iAAS design for Websphere DB2/LUW and Webshere Oracle on twin zSeries executing under VM using Linux.
  • Each site shares production workloads and acts as DR.Secondary objective is to define a model of the current state of the 24 LPARs executing z/OS Support the multiple government agencies.
  • The goal is to centralize and maximize z/OS resource to a common standard z/OS model for future consolidation of agencies.
  • Solution design for legacy web enablement using Websphere Liberty as an access point with the purpose to eliminate tn3270.

Confidential, New York City, NY

Senior Lead Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Lead on all z/Series and p/Series engagements from New Business to Legacy Application modernization.
  • Generated and executed solution designs for various SAP features (BI, BCP, BW,ECC, SRM, ILM, etc) basded on Confidential Cloud Infrastrucutre and assited in the planning and execution of a major utility company transition.
  • Set and improved standards for high availability and disaster recovery.
  • New Business lead for bids that include z/Series - i/Series, z/OS, z/VM and AS400
  • SHAREPOINT Migration Design and solution
  • Trouble Shoot Multiple Transition and Migration Processes for mainframe
  • Supported major client with SAP services in pAAS private cloud
  • Assist in new business endeavors for complex new business and big data deals consisting of multiplatform enterprise environments.
  • Created Portfolio Catalog Entries for Riverbed and Security
  • New Business lead for bids that include z/Series - i/Series, z/OS, z/VM and AS400
  • Expendable when mainframe dropped from portfolio

Confidential - New York City, NY

Solution Architect/Global Mainframe Subject Matter Expert/Product Manager

Responsibilities:
  • The scope included not only servers but also storage via EMC ATMOS.
  • Successfully launched Citrix based virtual desktop for all engineering and lab environments greatly improving on costs and meeting strict government security compliance.
  • New Business Solution Architect instrumental in developing virtual sizing models for x86 platform executing VMWARE Line of products.
  • Developed and published model with a companion cost model.
  • Global Subject Matter Expert for IBM z/Series providing knowledge and insight on disaster recovery.
  • I developed methodology option to fast track of legacy applications through Java EJB technology and/or implementation of z/Linux and Micro Focus.
  • Subject Matter Expert on z/Series architecture design of a Medicaid-Medicare-Drug outsource service.
  • Product Manager chartered with the creation of services based around the Linux OS and capable of execution on multiple platforms.
  • The primary driver was the Vanguard Confidential Insurance application ported from the z/OS mainframe to a multi-platform Linux or Windows architecture.

Confidential - New York City, NY

Senior Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed architecture to support the merger of a major bank and Wall Street
  • Financial Institution providing a path to support the merger of 5 data centers into one and the introduction of a single disaster recovery sight adhering to new SEC post 9/11 legislation.
  • Both environments were large enterprise footprints of mainframes hosting more than 150K MIPS.
  • Environment included in major merger, CICS Websphere DB2 Parellel Sysplex

Confidential - Poughkeepsie, NY

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and built a multi-tiered environment in the IBM Labs to support the development, QA and testing of an E-Business GRID Workload Software (EWLM).
  • The enterprise included all the IBM platforms and operating systems which allowed me to experience and learn firsthand the intricacy of a building a data center facility from the ground up and provide daily support for all of the facility and infrastructure.
  • Included were HP, Dell and Sun servers. OS and products supported z/OS, Linux, Unix, AIX, AS400 and Windows, Websphere, DB2

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