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Azure Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • System Center (CM, OM)
  • Microsoft Azure (ASR, OMS, RemoteApp, SSO, MFA, MAP Sizing tool)
  • Microsoft InTune/EMS (cloud only & SCCM management)
  • Skype for Business deployments, support and troubleshooting
  • O365 (ADFS, SSO, MFA, Office Pro Plus Deployments)
  • Microsoft APP - V & VMWare ThinApp
  • MDT 2010/2013 Experience
  • MDOP & MAP experience
  • Successfully created Unattended/Silent/Zti/Lti installations
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10 Deployments and Group Policy Management
  • Office 2010/2013/2016 deployment and integration
  • Project Management for 10 years. Proven, successful implementation of large scale projects
  • Project liaison, tracking and documentation, understand business organization, politics and culture
  • Over 12 years of cross platform development, technology integration and business middleware integration
  • Excellent Documentation Skills: Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Visio
  • Excellent critical thinking, strong problem solving skills, team building skills, strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to develop proactive solutions for operations and development life cycles
  • Provide leadership and accept accountability for the performance enterprise systems and business applications during Pre-development, testing and UAT sign-off and enterprise deployment
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of commercial operations and their supporting systems such as Customer/Consumer Service & Support, Call Center, Sales Force Automation support/solutions
  • Experience and knowledge of telecommunications using Cisco, Avaya and Nortel equipment
  • Knowledgeable in current advanced Microsoft technologies including operating systems, migrations, upgrades and design
  • Knowledgeable MS Project used for planning purposes MS Visio used for process definition to depict logical infrastructure as well as physical infrastructure and business process
  • Communicate, listen and gather information in order to focus on requirements and deliverables stake holder, customers, end-user satisfaction and business
  • Think creatively, innovatively and think strategically and Influence and persuade overall organizational direction/goal
  • Work independently or under the general supervision of a project owner and stake holder(s)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Azure Architect

Confidential

  • Responsible for State, Local Government and Education markets working with Microsoft (east coast)
  • Respond to various RFPs and conduct presentations for potential clients
  • Develop estimation and planning models for system integration projects
  • Develop methodologies for Packaged Solution and Business Transformation projects
  • Participate in recruiting, resource management, and project staffing activities.
  • Provide technical, solution development, and project management expertise to various projects throughout the organization
  • Managed teams on shore/off-shore/near shore up to 15 member teams at multiple locations
  • Managed $2m-$5m engagements short term & long term
  • Project managed all engagements, with support from internal Delivery Managers
  • Create solution architectures and plan implementation efforts
  • Research and analyze competitor offerings and identify core solution differentiators to gain market share.
  • Lead and mentor project teams from both technical and functional perspectives including system architecture planning and design development, systems and infrastructural architecture, systems integration, requirements identification, testing, and project management.
  • Present the solutions to prospective clients and respond to various RFPs and RFQs.
  • Analyze current state technology environments and develop future state architecture.
  • Analyze current project portfolio and provide recommended actions for in-flight and future planned projects.
  • Pre-Sales role supporting sales cycle beginning to post implementation
  • Increase sales through white boarding and onsite meetings
  • Create business prospects through Microsoft Emersion sessions nationally
  • Enterprise systems design and architecture
  • Develop Skype for Business requirements and deployment methodologies for fortune 50/500/1000 clients
  • Azure IaaS design and MAP testing for compute measurement
  • Install DirSync and configure for Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Provision RemoteApp with client specifics applications
  • Provision Networking for On-Prem and Cloud Computing using PowerShell scripts
  • Configure Azure Active Directory Premium, Configure Single-Sing On (SSO), Configure Multi Factor Authentication (MFA), ASR & OSM
  • Deploy System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Operations Manager 2012 R2 in Azure
  • Deploy System Center Hyper-V along with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Enterprise level Active Directory design, implementation and support
  • Advanced Group Policy design and administration for Enterprises with 100+ OUs
  • Configuration, troubleshooting, supporting, installing Servers
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2012
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012

Confidential

Solution/Practice Architect

  • Responsible for State, Local Government and Education markets working with Microsoft (east coast)
  • Respond to various RFPs and conduct presentations for potential clients
  • Develop estimation and planning models for system integration projects
  • Develop methodologies for Packaged Solution and Business Transformation projects
  • Participate in recruiting, resource management, and project staffing activities.
  • Provide technical, solution development, and project management expertise to various projects throughout the organization
  • Create solution architectures and plan implementation efforts
  • Research and analyze competitor offerings and identify core solution differentiators to gain market share.
  • Lead and mentor project teams from both technical and functional perspectives including system architecture planning and design development, systems and infrastructural architecture, systems integration, requirements identification, testing, and project management.
  • Present the solutions to prospective clients and respond to various RFPs and RFQs.
  • Analyze current state technology environments and develop future state architecture.
  • Analyze current project portfolio and provide recommended actions for in-flight and future planned projects.
  • Pre-Sales role supporting sales cycle beginning to post implementation
  • Increase sales through white boarding and onsite meetings
  • Create business prospects through Microsoft Emersion sessions nationally
  • Enterprise systems design and architecture
  • Azure IaaS design and MAP testing for compute measurement
  • Install DirSync and configure for Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Provision RemoteApp with client specifics applications
  • Provision Networking for On-Prem and Cloud Computing using PowerShell scripts
  • Configure Azure Active Directory Premium, Configure Single-Sing On (SSO), Configure Multi Factor Authentication (MFA), ASR & OSM
  • Skype for Business design, test deployment on-prem/cloud/cloud-onprem
  • Deploy System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Operations Manager 2012 R2 in Azure
  • Deploy System Center Hyper-V along with System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Enterprise level Active Directory design, implementation and support
  • Advanced Group Policy design and administration for Enterprises with 100+ OUs
  • Configuration, troubleshooting, supporting, installing Servers
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2012
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012

Confidential

Enterprise Infrastructure

  • Enterprise systems design and architecture
  • Lead for Exchange migration and administration of day-to-day activities
  • Managed Postini (Google In-bound email)
  • Lead for MS Communicator 2007 to Lync 2010 migration
  • Senior for 5 people supporting payment transactions (~400,000 transactions per day-holiday seasons, ~250,000 off-season)
  • Lead for DR Data Center build out of servers, racks & cabling
  • Dell Compellent Storage administrator
  • Peer review Change Requests regarding all hardware changes and application layers
  • Work closely with NOC to facilitate hardware replacements and down time required for updates after hours
  • Supported IIS servers and application servers (~175 web servers and ~150 app servers)
  • Created DEV/TEST environments for modeling GPO creation and implementation prior to deployment
  • Advanced Group Policy design and administration for Enterprise with 100+ OUs
  • Supported/Implemented 2 factor sign-on using Smart Card technologies
  • Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) patch management using GPOs and staggered timing during patching
  • Assisted managing Citrix Netscaler Load Balancers 5500/7000
  • Managed VMWare virtualization (goal was to decrease iron footprint to decrease power consumption and reduce heat in main data center)
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (train current employees on techniques of creating application packages, creating standardized image and deployment methodologies)
  • Microsoft System Management Server (SMS)
  • Lead for Windows 7 integrations using SCCM and standardized images
  • Create requirements documents based on business requirements and stakeholders requirements

Confidential

Principal Consultant

  • Enterprise systems design and architecture
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Technology Adoption Partner
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise and Datacenter
  • Windows 2003 R2 Standard and Enterprise Server
  • Enterprise level Active Directory design, implementation and support
  • Advanced Group Policy design and administration for Enterprises with 100+ OUs
  • Windows 2000 Professional, Server and Advanced Server
  • Configuration, troubleshooting, supporting, installing Servers
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007
  • Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) patch management
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
  • Microsoft System Management Server (SMS)
  • Microsoft ForeFront Antivirus
  • Windows 7 and Windows Vista, all editions
  • Windows NT4.0 Workstation/Server
  • Internet Information Server 3.0 / 4.0 / 5.0 / 6.0 / 7.0
  • MS Office 97/2000, XP Suite, 2003 and 2007 and 2010/2013
  • Lead for Windows 7 integrations
  • Create project plan for Windows 7 integration
  • Create requirements documents based on business requirements and stakeholders requirements
  • Working in conjunction with infrastructure to create VMWare application testing Windows 7pools
  • Use MDT 2010 to create test images of Windows 7
  • APP-V installation and integration (Application virtualization)

Confidential

Sr. Systems Administrator and Infrastructure Technical Lead - (Consultant)
  • Southern California Edison - Lead for application virtualization using APP-V & Flexera for SCCM deployment and Citrix XenDesktop images
  • State of New York - SCCM installations, configuration and deployments
  • Oxnard Unified School District - SCCM SCCM installations, configuration and deployments
  • Ana’s Linens - SCCM installations, configuration and deployments

Confidential

Sr. Systems Administrator and Infrastructure Technical Lead - (Consultant)

  • Lead for Windows 7 integration for TIAA-CREF
  • Create project plan for Windows 7 integration for TIAA-CREF
  • Create requirements documents based on business requirements and stakeholders requirements
  • Working in conjunction with infrastructure to create VMWare application testing Windows 7pools
  • Use MDT 2010 to create test images of Windows 7
  • Successfully tested driver injection for 14 Lenovo platforms within MDT 2010
  • Create WIM files to import into TPMfOSD (IBM deployment platform)
  • Create Software Modules in MDT and TPMfOSD including post installation scripts, drivers and applications
  • Pooled FT and CW workforce with IT Security to finalize EC and SSLF GPOs
  • Server Engineering and IT Security to create OU structure

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