Solutions Architect adept at designing and implementing cost effective technical solutions for line of business applications on midrange and mainframe platforms in a very large matrixed organization. Advanced levels of technical knowledge combined with healthcare industry experience and project management skills. Working knowledge of UML, Database, Enterprise Application Integration and related applications. Enjoy leading project teams in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle and delivering end to end quality solutions.
Service Oriented Architecure (SOA)
Waterfall, Scrum and Scaled Agile experience
Web Application Development
Cloud computing and Big data foundations
Application Performance Management
IIS, WAS, Websphere MQ, IBM Integration Bus (IIB), CICS, IBM Datapower, IBM Operational Decision Management (ODM), IBM Business Process Manager (BPM), Zeke Scheduler
SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, IDMS
Windows, UNIX, z-OS WCF, SOAP, REST API, HTTP, TCP-IP, Microsoft WSE, x509, SoapUI, Windows Services
IBM Rational Software Architect, Microsoft Visio, UML
Problem Solving, Excellent Verbal and Written Communication, Collaboration, Team Leadership
06/2012 to 04/2016
Application ArchitectAetna Incorporated － Weymouth, MA
Created solutions requirements adhering to Enterprise Architecture guidelines and domain blueprint Developed and re-engineered business processes consulting with Business Partners and project teams Prepared project estimation and timeline collaborating with Project Management and cross-domain application architects Created strategic and tactical solutions with architectural models for business need given project budget constraints Created architecture artifacts including business process diagrams, use cases, software architecture document, non-functional requirements, service conceptual and physical design for projects that outlines current, transient and target architecture Collaborated with Infrastructure team, Integration architects, Data Architects to finalize project non-functional requirements Conducted review of architecture artifacts with Enterprise Architecture Governance, Performance and Infrastructure teams Led design, development and implementation of solutions of project ensuring successful delivery of target architecture Raised project risks in timely manner and prepared mitigation plans working with Enterprise Architecture Governance team Mentored junior architects explaining the process, tools and assist in all project related meetings Selected Accomplishments: Successfully provided solution for several projects for Individual and Group business in billing, disability, correspondence and product domains supporting enterprise programs including Accountable Care Organizations and Health Care Exchanges Designed distributed correspondence fulfillment framework utilizing rules engine, BPM, queues, integration bus and web services in scaled agile environment consumed by 5 business domains leading to cost effective enterprise implementation Designed presentation and service layer for three tiered claims processing MVC application utilizing domain driven, service oriented and n-layered architecture patterns resulted in cost savings and optimal navigational experience for internal users Created end to end solution for rewrite of account receivable java web application utilizing web services, spring framework, application components on midrange and mainframe servers leading to improved performance, scalability and stability Designed several file, queue and service based interfaces for online and batch environments supporting mainframe and midrange applications interfacing with external vendors involving Xerox, HealthCare.gov, Banks and HealthRules Payor Received special recognition in monthly architecture meeting from Chief Technology Officer for assisting cross domain project team in resolving web services integration issues with Datapower eliminating project delays and regulatory fines.
01/2007 to 06/2012
Application Technology SpecialistAetna Incorporated － South Portland, ME
Led all phases of Software Development Life Cycle for assigned projects in delivery of technical systems and components Worked with Application Architect to ensure smooth translation of requirements into application design and implementation Worked closely with business stakeholders to determine product prototypes and ensure the requirements are complete Recommended and assisted with development of standards and project frameworks and provided guidance to vendors Developed and delivered cost-effective technical solutions to meet project functional and non-functional requirements Performed smoke test, automated unit testing, integration and performance testing for several cross-domain projects Coordinated resources planning with project management, provided estimates, prepare work assignments for the team Developed proof of concepts to evaluate new technology as potential integration candidates for web application Mentored developers to achieve efficiency with design reviews, code reviews and software engineering best practices Led various technical production troubleshooting working sessions and supporting weekend releases Selected Accomplishments: Successfully led design and implementation for several projects supporting line of business applications for disability domain Designed, developed and maintained disability claims processing Asp.net web application with high volume and availability Led design and development of secured WCF services using x509 certificates exchanging PHI data across several domains Design and developed context based AJAX interface that lead to $540K annual savings improving claim processing efficiency Created real time production monitoring utility service framework that improved release management team efficiency Implemented SQL query changes within stored procedures that improved performance and stability of web application Designed new secured SharePoint site providing centralized document repository improving department productivity Received workability lift and load award for supporting migration of suite of disability applications to new infrastructure Received several appreciation awards for collaborating with cross domain teams in delivering critical business projects.
10/2005 to 01/2007
Programmer AnalystJSMN International Incorporated － Jersey City, NJ
Contributed in design and development of products through the software lifecycle, from requirements definition through successful deployment for several projects for clients like Aetna and NY State Dept.
Master of Science: Computer EngineeringNew Jersey Institute of Technology － New Jersey, USAComputer Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering: Computer Science and EngineeringGujarat University IBM Big Data University － Gujarat, IndiaComputer Science and Engineering