senior it architect resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Sr. DevOps Engineer

Seasoned Sr. DevOps engineer with provent record of successful deliveries in a complex and demanding environment. Highly skilled professional with hands-on programming experience in Java8 and Python3. Experience in design and delivery of complex Kubernetes deployment solutions tuned for high availability. Goal oriented, focused on delivery schedule and able to function as a key liaison between the business users and the technical teams. Strong work ethic and years of client consulting experience.

  • Seasoned DevOps engineer
  • Kubernetes 1.16, Terraform 11, Terragrunt, CloudFoundry
  • ApacheMQ, Kafka,NGINX, Docker, Docker-Compose
  • AWS Cloud, IBM Cloud (Bluemix)
  • ElasticSearch tools suite (ELK), Curator
  • Hashicorp Vault, Consul, and Safe for secrets management
  • Java8, Spring Boot2.0, Spring Cloud Data Flow, Spring MVC, Spring Batch, Spring Security
  • Bash scripting, Python3, Jenkins, Checkmarx, Whitesource, SonarQube, Git, Artifactory, Maven, Cucumber, JUnit, Selenium, JMockit, BATS testing suite
  • REST with JSON, yaml, jq, yq
  • Micro-services Architecture, message driven systems
  • Agile, plus full SDLC experience
  • Problem solver
  • Teacher, coach, trainer
  • Performance testing experience
  • DevOps champion
Work History
Sr. DevOps Engineer, 10/2018 - Current
Pwc Rosemont, IL,

Deployed and supported complex solution for an aerospace company running on AWS Cloud. Part of a team with a reputation for delivering great results on time and within budget. Highly complex environment that demands focus, attention to deail and precision in execution while sticking to aggressive schedules and deadlines.

o Wrote complex scripts to rotate SSH keys on over 250 EC2 instances accros 12 different AWS Accounts.

o Deployed a monitoring cluster of ElasticSearch components capable of monitoring metrics and analytycs from hundreds of EC2 instances.

o Wrote python programs to generate large number of test cases for a Curator solution that tests hundreds of complex rules for elastic search

o Wrote a Java canary that tests a set of AparcheMQ brokers and reports on the health of those brokers, utilizing existing notification and alerting mechanisms.

o Delivered containerized java8 solutions with Maven Spotify plugin and custom Dockerfiles

o Deployed complex Java solution into multiple Kubernetes clusters

o Deployed solutions into an air-gapped secured environment (DEA SHIFT)

Senior IT Architect, 06/1998 - Current
Iqvia Holdings Inc Durham, NC,
  • Designed and implemented a Jenkins-based DevOps pipeline for a new breed of native Cloud applications using micro-services architecture deployed in Kubernetes cluster
  • Created and deployed Cloud based application using Watson Personality Insight and Tone Analysis services on Bluemix Cloud platform
  • Designed Cloud application integration with back end services deep inside the IBM Enterprise
  • Designed and implemented a complex WorkFlow engine for Cloud service fulfillment utilizing complex system integrations and asynchronous (long running) human tasks
  • Client facing position - worked as a liaison between clients/stakeholders and the technical team responsible for the solution and technical direction
  • Designed and led development on several solutions involving ElasticSearch toolset
  • Leading the Test Team to create test cases to ensure thorough functionality testing and acceptance testing
  • Formulated a training course for the new developers on ElasticSearch stack, examples, challenges and code samples
  • Designed and oversaw implementation of event-driven architecture handling millions of events per day
  • Designed, built, tested and deployed highly scalable, highly available systems for internal customers
  • Created architectural designs for software solutions, presented to Architectural Board and oversaw implementation and delivery
  • Responsible for technical project direction, tools and technology
  • Introduced innovative solutions to unique problems
  • Prototyped new products to demonstrate capabilities and new ways of solving problems
  • Wrote test scripts to help with regression testing and test data generation
  • Worked alongside Product Owner, responsible for technical direction, quality, maintainability, availability and scalability of software solution
  • Full SDLC exposure, via the following positions held at IBM: Senior IT Architect, Team Lead, Senior Developer, Sr. Integration Specialist, Configuration Specialist, Deployer, Test Manager, Consultant, Analyst, Trainer, and Application Support Specialist
  • Enjoy research of emerging technologies and applying them to solve problems for our customers
Master of Science: Computer Information Systems Management, Expected in
Ferris State University - Big Rapids, MI
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Bachelor of Science: Computer Information Systems, Expected in 1989
Ferris State University - Big Rapids, MI,
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  • Minor in Industrial Electronics
  • Sun Certified Programmer
  • IBM Certified XML Developer
  • Certified webMethods Developer

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  • Ferris State University

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