lead technical architect resume example with 15 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Results-driven Network Solution Architect with 10+ years of experience in deploying and maintaining critical infrastructure. Integral in delivering enterprise solutions which influences designs across the entire organization. Expertise includes team leadership, technical architecture, engineering designs, training and development, building out operational support models, and advance troubleshooting of problems. Offering exemplary planning, project management and communication talents.

  • Enterprise architecture
  • Multi-vendor Infrastructure design
  • Critical infrastructure design
  • Ascension Juniper Subject Matter Expert
  • 14 years Juniper Networks experience
  • Technical Analysis
  • Routing protocol expertise (BGP, OSPF, ISIS)
  • MPLS Experience (RSVP, LDP, L3VPN, L2VPN)
Work History
02/2014 to Current Lead Technical Architect Cox Automotive | Manhattan, NY,
  • Responsible for network architecture and engineering designs for the second largest nonprofit health care system in the US which consists of ~160,000 employees, around 140 hospitals and 2,500 sites of care across 19 states.
  • Lead Architect for $10M dollar carrier grade MPLS nationwide network deployment. This has helped promote new solutions across many divisions such as storage, wireless, network security, VPNs, work from home, patient monitoring, patient imaging, and telephony all of which are more reliable and has optimized the business support model.
  • Work with cloud partners and 3rd party vendors to connect to national fiber network utilizing direct links. This supports Ascension digital transformation vision with migrating petabytes of data into cloud data lakes to revolutionize patient care applications and big data visibility across entire organization.
  • Lead architect working alongside the network security team to build out a nation wide client VPN solution to support the strategic work from home initiative. This solution deployed 5 client VPN head ends across the nation using global load balancing allowing end users to connect to closest VPN optimizing their work from home experience.
  • Worked with wireless team to deploy a regional wireless management system that will help enforce wireless standards across entire organization. The system was able to be implemented into the MPLS backbone so that all hospitals can follow same standards and profiles and increase user experiences for doctors, nurses, and patients.
  • Participate in enterprise architecture review board to learn business requirements, technical requirements, and partner with multiple teams to develop and deploy successful end to end solutions.
  • Work with enterprise teams to find new solutions to reduce tech debt utilizing new solutions that I have been an integral part of developing. These solutions include data centers, firewall edge/VPNs, LAN/WAN, and security tools.
  • Designed and deployed carrier grade monitoring solution that measures end to end performance across Ascension's most critical infrastructure that supports patient care.
  • In current data center design strategy sessions to help drive optimal DC strategy for Ascension organization utilizing the MPLS back bone across the US.
10/2010 to 02/2014 Senior Network Engineer Raytheon Technologies Corp | Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK,
  • Coordinated establishment of local area and wide area network to provide robust infrastructure and data capacity for new applications and communication between sites.
  • Upgrade single carrier/single router WAN design to dual carrier dual Juniper router design across Ascension Health's national WAN.
  • Established and monitored key performance metrics to verify consistent compliance with important networking standards.
  • Managed relationships with 3rd party vendors that connected to Ascension Health WAN.
  • Provided detailed technical documentation, including network diagrams, process flow charts and procedural guidelines.
  • Monitored network activities to quickly detect and resolve operational and security issues.
  • Configured, tested and maintained WAN components and connections.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Contributed to implementation and support of SNMP monitoring software and other network monitoring tools.
09/2009 to 10/2010 Team Lead State Of Virginia | Buckingham, VA,
  • Escalation point for Network Operations Enterprise team. Team included 2 operational engineers who handled daily support issues along with 2 senior engineers which helped plan, design and implement projects.
  • Managed 3rd party NOC who monitored ~300 WAN/Core devices and was escalation point of contact for the NOC.
  • Managed multiple network monitoring tools which included designing, implementation, and maintenance of all tools.
  • Managed vendor relationships ranging from Sales Teams, Sales Engineers, Distribution Partners, along with consultants providing advanced engineering for the team.
01/2007 to 09/2009 Network Engineer Nfi Industries | Elgin, IL,
  • Performed troubleshooting for Juniper, Cisco and packet analysis.
  • Help implement new standardized LAN/Wireless infrastructure which was part of multi-million dollar refresh project across 300 locations.
  • Managed, tracked and coordinated problem resolution and escalation processes.
  • Monitored network capacity and performance, as well as diagnosed and resolved complex network problems.
Expected in 2005 Associate of Science | Purdue University-Computer Information Technology Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN GPA:
  • JNCIS - Enterprise Routing and Switching

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  • Indiana University Kokomo

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