Objective Visionary and innovative hands-on technologist seeking challenging position in the high-tech
industry to make the most of my technical background, customer focus, creativity, passion,
industry experience, architectural expertise and leadership skills. To help transform
businesses through technology, innovation, change leadership
Career 20+ years of industry experience, problem solving, strong innovative and technical
10 + years of C-Level customer facing skills to represent Oracle and drive discussions.
Extensive expertise of application architectures and integration approaches, and the
consultative and leadership skills, building and leading elite teams.
Certified AWS Solution Architect with 3+ years of Amazon Web Services solid hands-on
Fundamental mastery of the AWS cloud computing platform, and its many dimensions of
scalability - including but not limited to: VPC (Virtual Private Cloud), EC2, load-balancing with
ELB, messaging with SQS (and scalable non-AWS alternatives), autoscaling architectures,
using EBS under high I/O requirements, custom monitoring metrics/analysis/alarms via
Considerable exprtise in integrating AWS cloud services integrated with on premise Oracle
Helped customers run workloads on Amazon AWS EC2 service and implement DevOps using
CodeDeploy, CodePipeline, Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon VPC, Amazon ELB, Amazon RDS,
Amazon S3, Amazon IAM services.
Helped customers architect complex technical solutions in extremely mission-critical
environments such as telecom equipment. This included the design of highly available (HA)
systems using database replication and hardware redundancy, and design and tuning of
applications to provide extremely high performance (10,000 transactions per second and
Developed courseware and conducted both introductory and advanced training sessions.
Developed and conducted pre-sales technical presentations and seminar slide sets to
audience from the deeply technical developers to C-level executives.
Public speaker at various industry events and Oracle Open World event.
6+ years an Executive leader in the Cloud team, strong focus on leadership, strategic
business and technology transformation, change management, digital transformation,
innovation through latest technologies
6 years at Public and Private Cloud with deep expertise in cloud computing offerings and
Expertise of design, development, implementation, and sales experience using J2EE,
RDBMS, SQL, Weblogic, Apache Software particularly on UNIX and Linux platforms. I have been able to participate in several customer escalations. My roles most of the time is to manage the
escalation and ensure good communication and that appropriate resources are involved and that a plan is in
place for technical resolution. I also, on many occasions, have directly done problem triage and analysis leading
to problem resolution. When appropriate, this type of engagement can open up discussions for improvements
typically using our Enterprise suite of products and has resulted in some adjunct license sales.
I have delivered many customer workshops for the purposes of getting my customers familiar with our
I have provided technical mentoring to many customers on best practices in utilizing our products so that they
can be as successful as possible. My goal is to become the "PaaS face of Oracle" and be an extended part of their
team where I can act in a consultative manner to assist when appropriate.
I have participated in many customer architecture reviews so that as they move into implementation their risk
is mitigated and they can be sure they are not making any "newbie" mistakes or adopting any anti-patterns.
Irshad has led multi-pillar, cross-organizational technical teams in solving complex customer
He ensures that at the end there is customer satisfaction and even has turned poor
situations into sales and consulting opportunities.
Irshad has led many customer POCs and Sales Business Development work at Safeway, Cummins,
PG&E, CenterPoint Energy, Northern Trust, Eaton.
Irshad has been the presenter and speaker at many Industry Conferences and User Group
Industry Worked in the IT Industry for over 25 years:
Experience Worked as a pre-sales consultant for 9 years
Worked as an application architect for 10 years
Worked as a developer for 9 years
Industry specific knowledge and experience in Telecommunications and Insurance.
Solution ArchitectFeb 2011 to Feb 2017
Project SOA Suite on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Client SunPower, Texas
Project Profile SOA Integration POC on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Contribution : Irshad was responsible for creating a SOA Suite cluster on Amazon Web
Services (AWS) EC2 service running in HA mode using AWS auto scaling group service.
EC2 instances were created from Amazon AMI images based on Weblogic Server and were part
of an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).
The purpose of the engagement was to deploy Oracle
Integration Suite in a hybrid cloud deployment model with Oracle EBusiness Suite 12c running in
an on-premises model.
Team Size 9
Project ATG cluster on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Client Neiman Marcus, Texas
Project Profile ATG DevTest on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Contribution : Neiman Marcus is running ATG commerce gateway in production in an on-
premises deployment model.
Irshad was responsible for installing and provisioning a JBoss EAP
cluster on Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 with ATG installed for their DevTest.
environment was configured to run with Coherence Cache in order to boost the performance of
the queries running against the ATG catalog component.
This configuration was part of an
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).
Team Size 4
Project Sales Business Development
Client PG&E, California
Project Profile Resolution of B2B Production issues
Contribution Solution Architect: Irshad was responsible in solving a B2B production issue that PG&E was
facing as a result of their migration effort.
This was a joint effort with the Oracle Enterprise
Accounts and Oracle A-Team and it resulted in further sales of about $3M
Team Size 9.
Contribution Senior Security ConsultantJul 2006 to Jan 2007 Company Name － City
Irshad was responsible for implementing the security infrastructure of
various SOA and OSB interfaces using Oracle API Gateway 11g and Oracle OWSM 11g.
Created security architecture of various JAX-WS and SOA Suite 11g end points within the
Imported the public keys of the external Federal CMS APIs into the key store of the
Applied wss11_saml20_token_message_protection_service_policy of OWSM 11g to the
Used wss11_saml20_token_message_protection_client_policy of OWSM 11g at the
reference endpoints of SOA composites.
Implemented the Oracle API Gateway in the DMZ to monitor the traffic statistics of the
SOA and OSB interfaces.
Additionally policy filters of API Gateway were used to
implement the throttling policy.
Team Size 14
Project Fusion Middleware Pre-Sales
Client Cummins, Indianapolis
Contribution SOA Consultant: Irshad was the SOA Architect responsible for installing and configuring Oracle
SOA Suite 11g in development, environment for a major Automobiles Engine manufacturing giant
in United States.
Irshad did a BPM 11g POC with the customer that resulted in FMW sales of Oracle BPM 11g suite
Team Size 9
Project Fusion Middleware Integration
Client Rogers Communication, Canada
Contribution SOA Architect: Irshad was the SOA Architect involved in integrating Oracle SOA Suite with a
number of legacy applications for a major Telecom Vendor in North America.
The project has a
web-portal front end that enabled customers to interact with the device and service provisioning
This project is based on the continuous build system Hudson integrated with
Team Size 15
JUNE 2007 - JAN 2011 M INISTRY OF H IGHER E DUCATION , S AUDI A RABIA CONSULTING TECHNICAL MANAGER
Project SOA/BPEL, Enterprise Integration
Employer Ministry of Higher Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Higher Education has more than 85,000 employees nationwide.
IBM Process Server/
ESB is being used as a middleware solution for handling real time transactions between crucial
enterprise business applications.
Project Profile Enterprise Business Integration
Contribution Analyze the requirements and subsequently lead development of the integration module.
Implementation and development of IBM ESB mediation module.
Installed and configured the high availability setup for IBM ESB.
This includes setting up
Oracle application servers and Apache web servers in a cluster, installing the runtime and
repository ESB components and configuring the web servers with a load balancer.
high-availability implementation is done on Linux servers.
Have worked on JMS, Database, File and SOAP adapters for IBM Process Server.
and configured them as well.
Designed and implemented Business Processes using IBM BPEL, SCA, WebSphere
Integration Developer 6.0.
Implemented IBM ESB (Enterprise Service Bus) and Business Process Modules.
Involved in design and development of BPEL processes that contain Human workflow and
Developed BPEL processes that contain exception handling to capture the Remote and
Using IBM WebSphere Integration Developer as the development environment.
Implemented best practices such as error handling and file archiving in IBM ESB.
Environment IBM WebSphere Integration Developer 6.0, IBM Process Server/ ESB 6.0, Linux AS 4 servers
Team Size 20.
Jun 2004 to Jun 2006 Company Name － City
M INISTRY OF H IGHER E DUCATION , S AUDI A RABIA SENIOR SOFTWARE ARCHITECT
Project Personnel System.
Project Profile Object-orientated analysis/object-orientated design of current systems.
Use Servlets, WebSphere,
JSPs, Custom Tags, XML, XSL, Tiles framework, Struts, EJBs, OOD, and UML.
Use UML to develop
requirements and architect a solution.
Contribution Lead GUI architect for large scale J2EE project.
Worked with Struts as the Web-container
The Struts framework was also augmented using both the validator and tiles
Performed Struts version analysis.
Developed Struts examples and proof of concepts that
were used by the junior developers to learn how to use the Struts framework.
As Java developer assisted in evaluating current in-house MVC framework and providing
examples and feedback on how to migrate to a standardized Struts environment.
Supported integration efforts between the Struts Action classes and the EJB's services
Responsible for WebSphere development and runtime subject matter expert.
Updated the detailed design documentation that replaced the in house framework with
Struts and provided analysis on the use of Struts in the GUI coding standards.
LEADFeb 1999 to May 2000 Company Name － City
Project Personnel System.
Project Profile The Personnel System monitors the service record of all employees of this company.
related to employees are recorded, such as promotions, transfers, reversions (demotions), disciplinary
cases, vigilance cases, retirement etc.
The 'Confidential Reports' submitted by the Project Managers
determines the employee's eligibility for promotion or transfer.
Contribution System analysis and specification.
System database design, application design & development.
M INISTRY OF H IGHER E DUCATION , S AUDI A RABIA ORACLE DBA UNIX
Project Full Computerization of Yanbu Cement Plant at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
Project Profile Computerization of various departments of Yanbu Cement Company (Saudi Arabia), viz., Sales, Shares,
Production, Personnel, Finance, Plant Maintenance, Inventory, Purchase, Costing & Asset Accounting.
The target database was Oracle 8 and client application was developed using Developer 2000.
Contribution Configuration and Administration of Solaris for Networking (TCP/IP)
Project Management for development of Forms, Reports and Procedures
Specification of Code Development guidelines
Oracle Performance Tuning
Specification of Backup & Recovery procedures
Environment DG-UX Unix Operating System, Oracle 8.x, forms 3.x, Reports 1.x, PL/SQL, SQL.
Team Size 3.
ORACLE DBA CONSULTANTApr 1995 to Jun 1998 Company Name － City
Project Hospital Out-Patient Department (OPD) System.
Project Profile The out-patient monitoring system stores the events associated with external patient's case history,
consultations and treatments.
It is a distributed database client/server application with provision for
replication to a backup server.
The client application has been developed using Developer 2000.
Contribution Database design & implementation, data distribution
Replication methods and frequencies
Backup & Recovery procedures, Performance tuning
Application design & development guidance
Environment Solaris, Oracle 8.x, Developer 2000 (Forms 5.x, Reports 3.x), SQL.
Team Size 10.
SENIOR CONSULTANTDec 1992 to Dec 1994 Company Name
Project Priority Development System (PDS).
Sep 1990 to Nov 1992 Company Name － City
Project Profile Development & design of the Priority Development System (PDS) of the Medical Services Department
(MSD) for the Ministry of Defense & Aviation.
Contribution Responsible for installing, maintaining all the production Oracle instances.
Monitoring the performance and identifying the areas where performance can be
improved both in the physical layout of the databases as well as identifying problems
within the various applications.
Managing security of Oracle databases using roles and profiles.
In the case of system failure perform a subsequent recovery activity and take the
database in a consistent recover state with a minimum downtime.
Team Size 12 U NIVERSITY OF L ONDON , L ONDON (UK) RESEARCH A NALYST /P ROGRAMMER
Project Real Time Conferencing system for BACKCHAT project.
Contribution Solution ArchitectCity, State
Eaton has Oracle Enterprise Repository 11g and the intent is to migrate the
OER artifacts to the new Oracle API Catalog.
Irshad did a workshop with the customer to evaluate
the scope of the work needed and this resulted in an engagement of Eaton with Oracle Consulting.
Team Size 2
Project HIX Exchange Project
Client HIX Oregon, Portland
Project Profile Enterprise Business Platform (EBP) facilitates conducting the day-to-day business of an
In support of this goal EBP provides a web-enabled platform with a comprehensive
set of functionality to enable workplace/project collaboration facilitate business/work process
management communications and knowledge management among centralized or dispersed
participants within and across an organization.
This platform provides the project management
inter/intra-departmental collaboration internal/external process communication and knowledge
management and document management capabilities.
Contribution Architect Lead Technical Lead B2B/ BAM ArchitectCompany Name
responsible for architecting
solutions for B2B EDI 834 outbound and inbound transactions using Oracle B2B Suite 11g (PS5).
These transactions are used to carry health related information to/from several large carriers and
Some of the information/data is also used to create live BAM dashboards to enable
the end users for real-time analysis.
Team Size 9
Project Safeway Fusion Integration
Client Safeway, California
Contribution B2B / BAM Consultant: B2B/ BAM Architect responsible for creating BAM dashboards and BAM
reports based on B2B outbound EDI 856 documents for a major Retail customer in the United
Team Size 4
Project HIX Exchange Project
Client State of Massachusetts, Boston
Contribution OER Consultant: Irshad was the OER Architect responsible for creating and configuring Oracle SOA
Governance environment based on Oracle Enterprise Repository 11g and Oracle Enterprise
Registry 11g for a major HIX project in the state of Massachusetts in United States.
Team Size 5
Project JCAPS to SOA Suite 11g Migration
Client Center Point Energy, Houston
Contribution B2B Consultant: Irshad was the B2B/SOA Architect responsible for creating and configuring Oracle
B2B environment based on Oracle SOA Suite 11g for a major Electricity distribution giant in United
Team Size 12
Project Fusion Middleware Security.
Company Name － City
Project Profile Development & implementation of an automated real time conferencing system for the BACKCHAT
This project is a collaboratory project between University of London and British Telecom, Inc.
The conferencing system allows clients to enter into a conferencing session assigning one of the
conferees the floor control.
The permission to talk is got through a floor control mechanism thus
avoiding conferencing clashes.
Contribution Module leader for the following module specifications.
Start real time conferencing using text and graphics over any network using TCP/IP.
Work primarily on DEC 3100 workstations but be able to be transported to other
machines that support X windows.
Support a maximum of 16 direct participants and up to 50 total users including non-
Provide for a Chairman to control the proceedings.
Compile a log-file that will keep the minutes of the conference.
Ensure that the failure of a user's machine does not affect the conference.
Allow for a member to exit the conference at any time whilst informing the chairman.
the chairman leaves then the chair can be transferred.
Implement a graphics shared workspace using a proprietary graphics package.
Environment DEC 3100 workstations running ULTRIX, C, X windows.
Team Size 3
J ULY 1983 - AUG 1989 U NIVERSITY OF K ASHMIR , I NDIA TA/P ROGRAMMER
Project Design and development of 'Purchase application' for IT Department.
Project Profile This project covered entire cycle of purchase from order processing to payments made.
It also covered
Contribution Sharing the responsibility of applications development projects from the stage of defining
user requirements till the stage of implementation.
Evaluating and testing software prior to its acquisition from a software vendor.
Perform quality assurance of reports to ensure high documentation accuracy.
Using technical manuals and address new hardware and software on this basis.
Maintaining contact with vendor Software Engineers to ensure the resolution of reported
software bugs and the receipt of version updates and new software releases.
Guiding the systems staff in problem solving, programming, implementation and
Interacting with other programming and key personnel to develop documentation.
Environment DEC TOPS 20, Microsoft DOS.
Team Size 4.
Education and Training
Master, Distributed Systems1990University of London － City, United KingdomDistributed Systems
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.
University of London
University of Kashmir, Regional Engineering College, Srinagar (J&K)
Job Titles Held:
Contribution Senior Security Consultant
ORACLE DBA CONSULTANT
Contribution Solution Architect
Contribution Architect Lead Technical Lead B2B/ BAM Architect