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Application Architect Resume Profile

Profile Summary

  • - 12 years of extensive consulting experience in the management of large scale technology integration and implementation initiatives. Specific areas of expertise include: IT strategy, service oriented architecture, SOA governance, systems architecture/design, systems integration, custom development, process re-engineering, quality management, and project management
  • - Ability to provide technical vision, strategic direction and leadership across a wider spectrum of technologies with specific in depth expertise in SOA applications, BPM, data, integration and infrastructure technologies
  • - Ability to handle multiple engagements simultaneously and provide technical and architectural leadership
  • - Ability to work with stakeholders to understand current and future needs of the business and align technology roadmap to deliver upon those needs
  • - Ability to engage across project teams, vendors and other stakeholders to ensure business projects and enabling technologies are delivered in line with the agreed Architecture Roadmap
  • - Hands on experience on multiple packaged applications as well as building of custom solutions
  • - Experienced in managing the off-shore and on-shore teams and proven ability to communicate requirements across the teams

Job Experience

Confidential

  • Since Nov 2010 I have been working with Bank of America as VP- Architect at Business Service and Information Architecture group of Consumer and Small Business Banking division. Being a part of Business Services and Information Architecture group, my role is to provide technical architectural leadership to scores of internal IT initiatives at the bank. Following are the details of the roles and responsibilities:
  • - Define and derive the enterprise integration architecture and develop the strategy for enterprise wide adoptability
  • - Currently providing the architectural technical leadership to address the resiliency and mission critical initiatives to improve the resiliency of enterprise integration gateways, service hubs, service routers and target systems by leveraging the concept of capacity on demand and bend no break for overall integration infrastructure
  • - Providing the technical architectural leadership for the first BPM tools and technology adoption Consumer and Small Business Banking CSBB division of the bank. This includes product selection, infrastructure architecture, HA and Resilient Design, integrated process modeling/design, best practices and standard BPM Architectural patterns.
  • - Helping multiple projects across the CSBB to standardize and achieve the strategic goals of asset buildup and highly reusable business services by utilizing the IBM's IFW model
  • - Providing a technical and architectural leadership for one of the largest enterprise wide Business Event Processing Engine utilizing the WebSphere Business Events engine. The effort includes the most resilient and high performance business event hub utilized across the enterprise.

Tools and Technologies

WebSphere XI 50 and XI50b, baldecenter, Oracle RAC, WebSphere WPS, Linux brain, Netuitive, WebSphere Service Registry and Repository, WebpSphere MQ, Rational Activation Framework, DPAF, WAMC, ITCAM for SA, Security, REST for mobile apps, and many more.

Confidential

Manager Enterprise Architect

From Jan 2006 to Nov 2010 I have worked with Accenture as a Manager in the Management/Technical Consulting - SI T Practice. Following are the details of the various projects that I have been a part of during this time:

Confidential

Role: Manager Application Architect

  • As a Manager Enterprise Architect I had provided the technical architectural leadership to major IT programs at Solar Turbines which includes Engineering Office of the Future EOF , Workforce Management WFM , Worldwide ERP Systems, Global Trade Management, Human Resources and Financial Systems. The roles and responsibilities include the following:
  • - Collaborated and partner with several program directors/managers to build enterprise architecture roadmap to maximize the benefits and minimizes total cost of ownership
  • - Created Integration Decision Matrix Tool for Integration Architectural decisions for several in flight and future projects. The purpose of the tool was to provide the standardize the integration approach across enterprise to achieve the product and architectural uniformity
  • - Define the Solution Architecture, Reference Architecture or Architecture Blue print to explain the technical architecture vision for Solar Turbine and also identified the tools and technology to enable the vision of standardize architecture
  • - Derive several high level technical and business decisions for product and vendor selections and effectively communicated with high level senior management CTO/CIO and IT Directors
  • - Managed the team of architects to derive several complex architectural outcomes ranging multiple products and technologies that includes BAAN/LN ERP, PDMLink/Windchill, PeopleSoft, ETL tools IBM InfoSphere, Oracle Warehouse Builder , Master Data Management and several home grown custom applications
  • - Delivery Lead Successfully delivered the project on time and manages the team of 8-10 on-shore/off-shore resources.

Tools and Technologies:

BAAN/ERP LN, PDM Link/Windchill, WebSphere ESB, WebSphere Process Server, Oracle Warehouse Builder, PeopleSoft, MDM, WSRR, Spring Batch and etc.

Confidential

Role: Manager - Integration Architect

  • The SSO Program at Bright House Network was a new strategic capability which is actually an umbrella for four distinct projects to better enable BHN to offer advanced integrated services. The SOA foundation of the SSO architecture is being built to provide a common web services integration paradigm to new and legacy backend provider systems. It was built on top of Oracle's SOA Suite. The SOA integration layer leverages the Oracle SOA Suite which includes Oracle Service Bus OSB , Oracle BPEL Process Manager, Oracle Business Activity Monitoring, and Oracle Service Registry. As an Integration Architect roles and responsibilities are as follows: - Worked with client architects to derive the overall SOA Architecture decisions for the project and Integration Strategies with multiple existing systems
  • - Participated in key planning sessions to advise and clarify capabilities, limitations, and trade-offs of established enterprise architectures and technology in general
  • - Managed the team of 5 onshore architect/designers and 15 offshore developers as a delivery lead - Identified and architected the integration ESB Services - Design the BPEL Process for composite Web Service Calls - Managed the QA and Prod SOA deployment with client resources and coordinated the deployment effort in multi node HA environment Tools/Technologies utilized: Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus 10g, Oracle BPEL Server 9.2, Weblogic Application Server 10g, Oracle Service Registry 10g

Confidential

Role: Manager - Solution Architect/Integration Architect

  • Enterprise Fraud System project was a part of the legacy modernization initiative at First Data. Roles and responsibilities as an Integration and Batch Lead were as follows:
  • - Analyzed project requirements with development teams and influence the appropriate technical design at the project level maintaining consistency with architecture vision
  • - Work Planning and execution of both on-shore and off-shore resource model
  • - Participated in key planning sessions to advise and clarify capabilities, limitations, and trade-offs of established enterprise architectures and technology in general
  • - Worked closely with Business to derive the solution architecture for Enterprise Fraud System
  • - Worked with client architects to define the Integration Architecture with existing legacy mainframe system
  • - Defined the interfaces between existing Legacy Account Owning System AOS and new Enterprise Fraud System
  • - Define the integration architecture between Enterprise Fraud System and Authorization Rules Engine
  • - Successfully delivered with the team of designers Onshore and developers offshore to performed the design and development activities
  • - Derived the solution around ETL process to define the reporting/batch requirements
  • Tools/Technologies utilized: IBM WebSphere, JCICS, Java, Ab Initio, Spring Batch, and Hibernate/JPA, Spring MVC/Spring WebFlow

Confidential

Role: Lead Architect / Services Lead

  • RTEC Project was initiated by Ritz Carlton Club and Marriott Vacation Club International MVCI to upgrade the Reservation System. The roles and responsibilities were as follows:
  • - Performed the work planning and execution. I was responsible for managing the largest off-shore team on the project.
  • - Conducted the key planning sessions to advise and clarify capabilities, limitations, and trade-offs of established enterprise architectures and technology in general
  • - Worked with the client Architects to define the Solution Blue Print for the project and performed the product mapping and selection
  • - Derive the overall SOA Architecture decisions for the project and Integration Strategies with multiple existing systems
  • - Lead the Core Arch and Business Service teams. Business Services are the hub of the technical solution of the RTEC Application. POJO, Web Service and BPEL Process Services designed to contain the enterprise wide SOA solution
  • - Performed the gap analysis of the enterprise architecture domains
  • - Worked with client and functional team to perform the service identification.
  • - Define the Integration Architecture for Blaze Advisor Rules Engine and Enterprise Rules Engine Strategy
  • Tools/Technologies utilized: - IBM WebSphere, WebSphere ESB, WebSphere Process Server, IBM Data Power, Blaze Advisor Rules Engine, Oracle 10g, WebSphere MQ, JPA/Hibernate, DOJO/Struts, JMS.

Confidential

Role: Manager - WebSphere Architect/SME

  • The Innovation Center is a natural center of gravity for IBM collaboration in marketing and coordinating the creation of innovative SOA and WebSphere technology solutions and assets. I have worked as a WebSphere Architect/SME at the center. The roles and responsibilities were as follows:
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  • - Worked with Accenture teams with their client engagements to define and develop strategy and roadmap for SOA and integration requirements
  • - Lead the efforts to establish Infrastructure Architecture for Innovation Center that includes hardware procurement, hardware selection and utilization pSystem, Blade center, Backup and recovery planning and IBM SOA DataPower Appliance
  • - Lead the team of SMEs for SOA technologies to showcase IBM capabilities in SOA environment
  • - Lead the efforts to design and development of SOA Reference Application that depicts the basic characteristics of SOA Reference Architecture around nine basic SOA scenarios
  • - Lead the effort of creating Reference Application describe the capabilities of IBM tools like Business Modeler, WebSphere Integration Developer, WebSphere Process Server, ESB, Message Broker, DataPower, ITCAM for SOA, ITFIM IT Federation and identity Management and etc.
  • - Developed IBM WebSphere ESB point of view that describe the capabilities, best usage scenario, best practices and architectural consideration for WebSphere ESB
  • - Worked with IBM experts to develop IBM product mapping for Accenture Communication Solution and developed the SOA roadmap for integration layer

Tools/Technology Utilized:

IBM Software Suite DB2, Blade Center, pSystem, AIX, WID 6.1, WPS 6.0.1, WSAD, RAD, RSA, Message Broker, Message broker Toolkit, ITCAM for SOA, RAM, ESB, XI 50 DataPower Device and etc.

Confidential

Role: Manager - Application Architect

  • I have worked as Application Architect at the Welfare Eligibility Project with State of Texas and responsible for the development of the architectural roadmap for the different applications of TX Health and Human Services. Details of responsibilities were as follows:
  • - Lead the Technical Architect Team to define the SOA roadmap for the State of Texas Welfare Eligibility Project
  • - Designed and architected the reusable process layer utilizing the IBM Process Server BPEL process
  • - Architected overall Corresponding Aggregator process utilizing Composite Shared Web Services. The group of services was designed to aggregate all the correspondence between State and beneficiary applicant in many formats In/Out Fax Images, PDF, IVR and etc . The Correspondence Aggregator services provide integration with different applications and data sources
  • - Design the single interface to retrieve the correspondence data and to serve the single source of interaction for Document Management System
  • - Lead the Storage and Capacity Planning Team to resolve Data Growth and Scalability issues
  • - Define and derive a business case for archival, purge and data consolidation requirements of the system
  • - Suggested approach reduced the storage in the database for different functional areas by a substantial margin. 78 storage reduction in reporting functional area
  • - Introduced comprehensive batch architecture utilizing Spring Batch framework

Tools/Technologies Utilized:

IBM WebSphere 6.0, IBM WebSphere Portal, IBM Process Server, RAD, WSAD, Oracle, IBM DB2 Content Management, WebSphere Integration Developer 6.0

Confidential

  • Worked with USFI as a Lead Software Engineer, details are as under:
  • 1 Architected, designed, and developed several custom J2EE applications that provide organizations a SOA based fully integrated end to end solution to automate business process. Application provides functionality to cover all fields of business activities that includes modules for order processing start a job, job tracking, quoting, proposal, and purchase orders , vendors and customers interfaces, warehouse management, accounting and HR and detailed reporting system.

Role: Team Lead .

  • 2 Marcomm Solutions: Marcomm solution was the web based marketing and communication solution for organizations like Metro PCS, Verizon, First Horizon, and Beezer Homes to organize and managed their national campaigns through corporate approved templates. Create sales and marketing collaterals online within a minute and complete digital assets management system with print on demand. Role: Team Lead .
  • 3 MetroPCSi: MetroPCSi was the web bases business application for MertoPCS that will provide them a complete Java based solution to run their business functions. Application comprises of different business modules for marketing, sales, accounting, warehouse, surveyors and etc.

Role:SeniorTeam Member .

  • 4 Transitions Eyedeal: Eyedeal is a web based order processing system for Pearle vision, Target, BJs and Sears optical to order diagnostic drugs online.

Role: Team Lead .

  • 5 Metro PCS call center Management System: This application was built to automate the metro PCS call centers all across the US for issues logs, call tracking, and immediate billing processing.

Role: Team Lead .

Tools/Technologies Utilized:

Linux, Windows 2000, J2EE, JDO, XDoclet, JMS, MQ, Jasper Reports, Jakarta Struts, Hibernate/JDO, JSF, JAXB, XML/XSL, DTD/Schema, Websphee4.0/Jboss, Oracle 8i, Eclipse, Camino3.0 and middlegen2.0.

Confidential

  • Worked with McDonald Corporation Corporate Headquarter in Oak Brook IL on the SOF Store of the future Project. The major project was the development of eToolkit for the managers of the SOF. The application used to perform day to day operation in stores also Desktop application MAP developed for business reporting and back-up for handheld device. The details are as under:
  • - Took part in the whole project life cycle that includes requirement analysis SRS , Design High level low level , Development, Testing, Deployment, and Acceptance phases
  • - It was n-tier J2EE application, which is running on the handheld device through WAP
  • - Accenture's GRNDS General and reusable Net-Centric Delivery Solution and Jakarta Struts used as an architecture/framework for this project
  • - MVC, DAO and Service Locator design pattern is utilized with struts and JDO Exolab Castor, and heavily worked with Struts Taglibs
  • - JDO-Castor layer was used in place of Entity Bean/JDBC for data binding, integrity and for data transactions and implemented several XML and DTD/Schema for database table and Java classes mapping and used OQL to query the corresponding objects against the oracle tables
  • - Wrote EJBs Container managed to define for different component architecture and wrote several Conversation classes, and also developed several Java Beans and Tag Library, which were utilized by JSP.

Tools/Technologies Utilized:

UNIX, Windows 2000, J2EE, JDO, JDO Castor, Jakarta Struts, XML/XSL, DTD/Schema, WebSphere 4.0, Oracle 8i, Rational Rose.

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