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Senior Solutions Architect Resume

SUMMARY

Confidential is a Enterprise level solutions consultant with over 17 years of experience in Infrastructure Services, COE environments, and compliance and auditing. Confidential has over 10 years of experience guiding executive leadership in their technology decisions and has a reputation as a smoke jumper. Most of the engagements worked on have been project rescue efforts and the end result has been a satisfied client.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

INDUSTRIES

  • Business Case Development
  • Change Management
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Data Analysis
  • Enterprise Content Management
  • Merger / Acquisition Integration
  • Offshore Partner Integration
  • Project / Program Management
  • Project Turnarounds
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Rollout Management
  • Sarbanes/Oxley
  • Systems Analysis
  • Technology Operations / Security
  • Testing
  • Automotive
  • Consulting
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Health Services
  • High - Tech
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Petrochemical
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Solutions Architect

At Confidential, a premier Confidential, I work as an architect to help lead organizations in their implementations of enterprise level Microsoft Solutions (specifically Exchange, SharePoint, Active Directory, and Cloud Services). I also provide technical guidance and recommendations during pre-sales efforts. Current projects include:

  • Dell Software/Quest Software - Identity Management, Active Roles Server, all Quest migration solutions (for e-mail and directory Services from GroupWise, Exchange, and Notes). Migration services to on-premise and Office 365. Compliance and auditing solutions. Some clients include:
    • North Texas Toll Authority - Implementation of PCI compliance auditing and reporting solution (utlizing Dell ChangeAuditor)
    • Rowan University - Migration of UMD-New Jersey directory services, systems, and Exchange to Rowan University Data center
    • California Department of Social Services - Migration from Notes to Office 365 and on Premise directory services (utilizing Notes Migrator for Exchange, Coexistence Manager for Notes, Microsoft DirSync, and Office 365 FIM)
    • State of Oregon - Implementation of Identity management and integration solutions, E-mail Archiving, Directory Auditing and Policy enforcement, Migration services (GroupWise to Exchange). Consultation on utilization and compliance using Dell ChangeAuditor
    • New York Power Authority - implementation of compliance auditing & reporting using Dell Intrust, ChangeAuditor, ActiveRoles Server, and Password Manager
  • Munson Medical Center - Microsoft SCCM 2012 & SCOM 2012
  • Glacier Bancorp - Migration from GroupWise 2012 to Exchange 2013
  • Astellas Pharmaceuticals - Microsoft Threat Management Gateway (TMG) & security initiatives
  • Walgreens - Lotus Notes to Exchange 2010 and Office 365, SharePoint 2010, BlackBerry Cloud initiative

Confidential

President/Principle Consultant

With Confidential I am building relationships with different solutions consulting organization to provide services to their clients in areas where I bring leadership and technical expertise to augment their talent pool. I provide technical project leadership and resource management. Finally; I also provide sales and pre-sales services for technical projects involving the Microsoft solutions stack.

I am building the Microsoft Consulting Practice for Confidential, a Confidential that has been delivering excellence in the .Net and open source development space. I am expanding their competencies in Microsoft service offerings including:

  • SharePoint
  • BizTalk Server
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Active Directory
  • Hyper-V virtualization
  • Quest Migration solutions such as: QMM/AD, QMM/EX, NDS Migrator, GroupWise Migrator for Exchange, Notes Migrator, and DMW/EMW
  • SCOM (Systems Operation Manager)
  • SCCM (Systems Configuration Manager)

Additionally in my various delivery roles I provide guidance, support, services, and sales support for initiatives involving infrastructure solutions such as:

  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Novell NDS
  • Novell GroupWise mail server
  • Microsoft DFS
  • VMware
  • NetApp NAS solutions (mainly for data consolidation efforts)

Confidential

Engagement Manager/Practice Manager - Project Lead

Confidential North America is a Gold Partner with Microsoft and Quest Software. In my role as Engagement Manager with this organization I am responsible for architecting, managing, and implementing technology transformation projects for our clients. I also engage in software and service sales activities and as such have generated over $1M in revenue for the company. I manage technology initiatives with clients with a focus on migration to various Microsoft platforms; such as GroupWise to Exchange, NT 4 to Active Directory, NDS to Active Directory and so on. I have also worked with implementation of Hyper-V and the System Center Suite of Products such as SCVMM, SCOM, and SCCM. In working on these various engagements I manage the Confidential consultants, external consultants, and the client’s incumbent staff as well as the project road map and deliverables.

In my capacity as Practice Manager at North Confidential (which merged with Confidential in 2006) I was responsible for the database and reporting practices. I managed multiple large scale enterprise migrations and performed sales and pre-sales activities. I have worked with organizations (public, private, and government entities) with 2,500 to 50,000+ employees over multiple regions. Sectors I have worked in include: Finance, Insurance, Manufacturing, Government (State and Local), Healthcare, Energy, and Automotive. The technologies and processes I’ve worked with in these roles include:

  • Active Directory (2000, 2003, 2008)
  • Microsoft Windows Server (every version from NT4 to 2008)
  • Microsoft Exchange Server (5.5, 2003, 2007)
  • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and SharePoint Server 2003 & 2007
  • Microsoft Server 2008 Hyper-V
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
  • Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager 2007
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2000, 2005, 2008)
  • Microsoft Operations Framework processes
  • Novell NDS 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
  • Novell GroupWise 6.x, 7.x
  • Lotus Notes 4.5, 4.6, 6.x
  • VMware ESX 3
  • ITIL processes
  • PMI Project management methodologies
  • Quest Migration Manager (QMM AD & Exchange)
  • Quest Domain Migration Wizard (DMW)
  • Quest Exchange Migration Wizard (EMW)
  • Quest Reporter
  • Quest NDS Migrator
  • Quest GroupWise Migrator
  • Quest MessageStats
  • Quest Spotlight (on AD & Exchange)
  • Quest Active Roles Server
  • Quest Recovery Manager (AD & Exchange)
  • Quest Archive Manager
  • ScriptLogic Desktop Authority
  • ScriptLogic Security Explorer
  • Extensive documentation: Systems, environment, SOP, SOW, Project Planning
  • DFS replication

Confidential

Senior Application Migration Architect

As an Application Migration Architect for Confidential I helped their client (DOW Chemical) plan and move their physical systems to a virtualized ESX environment in a new data center. I performed capacity planning on the ESX hardware, application requirements analysis, load management, and P2V planning. Technologies and process I utilized in this role included:

  • ESX Server support
  • VMotion
  • VMWare P2V
  • Requirements gathering
  • Capacity analysis
  • mySQL
  • SQL Server 2000, 2005
  • Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g
  • Citrix Server nFuse-PS4
  • Lotus Notes
  • Terminal Services
  • Windows Server NT4, Server 2000, Server 2003
  • Provide technical design documentation for server, application, and database migrations, virtualizations, and consolidations
  • Liaison with application team, developers, and DBAs to determine product requirements
  • Liaison with PM from multiple business units to set migration schedules and manage outage communications

Confidential

Senior Technical Consultant

Confidential is a major solutions provider in the data compliance and auditing arena. Their focus is on SOX compliance and data security. As a Senior Technical Consultant I managed client relationships with several major financial organizations. I helped customize the compliance solutions for their environment. I helped the audit teams at each organization determine corporate compliance with Sarbanes Oxley regulations.

Technologies used in this role included:

  • Confidential Messaging Compliance
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Exchange 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
  • Lotus Notes 6

Confidential

Principle Consultant & Project Manager

I worked with Confidential to implement an infrastructure management solution using Microsoft Operations Manager 2005. I consulted with support teams to determine their monitoring needs as well as customize alerts to get the best balance between priority of trigger and responsiveness to alerts. I wrote all technical documents, trained the incumbent staff, and managed distribution of customized Operator consoles. I worked with the IT staff and Director to write the majority of SOPs for support processes. I worked with the external audit team to help the organization achieve compliance goals. Technologies I used in this role included:

  • Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
  • Microsoft BizTalk Server 2003
  • Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
  • Microsoft Project Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000
  • Provided support documentation, training, and all SOPs for solutions for which I was the architect/designer
  • Provided capacity reports & analysis
  • Created all Project planning, implementation, and support documentation

Confidential

Team Manager & Project Manager

At Confidential, I was the Infrastructure Team Manager for the State of Michigan engagement. My team supported the Unemployment Insurance Agency, Secretary of State, and the Michigan Department of Treasury. I managed my team’s workload, trained incumbent staff on infrastructure management responsibilities, managed the SMS environment, managed the application packaging and testing environment, and managed all change control communications. Technologies used in this role included:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003
  • Microsoft SMS 2.0, 2003
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Project Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • ScriptLogic Desktop Authority
  • VB Script, KixStart Scripting, Primal Script, and SMS Installer scripting for application, desktop and server automation
  • Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
  • Storage & data management/support/reporting (DFS, NAS, Comvault)
  • Comvault Galaxy
  • NetApp Filer
  • Citrix & Terminal Server

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