Sr Infrastructure Data Center Architect resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
Jessica is a Senior IT Enterprise Architect with over thirty years of experience in corporate management, strategy, development and implementation. His strengths are in translating business vision and strategy into effective Enterprise IT by creating, and integrating innovation into the corporate IT and business environments. His success includes the analysis and design of strategic, organizational, and technological perspective. Talented IT professional specializing in leading high-performing and multi-disciplinary teams from product development through successful product launches. Accustomed to managing multiple projects and priorities in fast-paced environments. Seasoned [Job Title] successful at developing product road maps and leading cross-functional software teams from prototype to release. Excels at project cost planning and iterative development.
  • Strategic planning
  • Service-oriented architecture
  • Iterative development
  • Business process improvement
  • Change management
  • Mitigation plan development
  • MS Project
  • Effective multi-tasker
  • Platform scalability forecasting
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Work History
Sr. Infrastructure/Data Center Architect, 03/2016 to 2017
Centene CorporationBennett, IA,
  • Lead teams of architects and group leaders to create and implement corporate strategies and operational stability to applications and enterprise services such as enterprise security, service bus, and VOIP and network reengineering.
  • Able to communicate with executive level lines of business to determine and refine strategy direction and goals.
  • Member of VISA's Global Security Architect Group for leading development of risk management process and tool for all IT projects.
  • Developed, staff and managed implementation of test lab for Pacific Bell's phone network in order to provide R&D for new phone services.
  • Transitioned GMAC from Sun to HP enterprise solutions resulted in savings of $10M.
  • Redefined process, artifacts/tools for re-engineering of GMAC core loan system.
  • Improved design of Siemens Systems Integration Services providing an additional $7M in annual revenues Responsible to modernize and standardize infrastructure to facilitate transition to a private cloud provider to achieve RTO/RPO objectives defined by business owners including:.
  • Oracle farm migration from Solaris to Linux virtual infrastructure.
  • Lifecycle core network infrastructure.
  • Standardize a service catalog of services.
  • Working with Solution and Enterprise architects to minimize impacts to business during transition.

Sr. Infrastructure/Integration Architect, 10/2013 to 03/2016
Trimble Navigation Limited IncNd, ND,
  • Designed and implemented solutions for enterprise and business applications that utilize different cloud technologies with physical devices and appliances resulting in improved performance and lower TCO.
  • Applications include corporate voice mail systems, voice recorders for Gas and Electric operations, Enterprise File service, Enterprise Encryption and security policies enforcement and SAP.
  • Working with Enterprise and Solution architects to ensure compliance to strategy and current polices and industry regulations for each application.
  • Use of SPARX tool to complete SysML diagrams.

SAIC Data Center Manager/Architect, 03/2010 to 11/2013
Microsoft Corporation, ,
  • I managed teams responsible for delivering data center services across two data center facilities.
  • Annual budget was approximately $20M with a staff of 75.
  • Lead teams (ranging from servers, storage, network and middleware with architects for each group) with initiatives to lower cost per Operating System and enterprise services by 5% annually with improved processes and technology.
  • Also, another goal was to transition the entire enterprise from the use of physical servers over to a private cloud but as a milestone, converted applications to use virtualization technology.
  • Approximately over 700 servers.
  • Designed and reviewed infrastructure solutions with governance board reviewing project's compliance with standards.
  • Communicated with client's line of business to ensure tactical projects where in-line with their strategic goals.
  • Responsible for refining data center strategy and aligning resources to execute strategy.
  • Provided conduit with the client's Enterprise architect and Data Center architects to maintain concurrence with long term strategy and tactical projects completions.
  • Translated business goals, feature concepts and customer needs into prioritized product requirements and use cases.
  • Developed and evolved the consumer-facing, multi-channel roadmap for desktop, mobile and mobile web applications.

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect, 03/2009 to 03/2010
Xator, ,
  • Enterprise Architect focusing on Infrastructure and Security for State of California's Judicial Systems.
  • Responsible for leading direction on initiatives security, application containers, database and tools to support Oracle suite.
  • Developed partnerships with infrastructure suppliers to propose solutions.
  • Standardized and trained delivery team for changes to the infrastructure.
  • Member of Enterprise Architecture group, focus on enterprise services.
  • Translated business goals, feature concepts and customer needs into prioritized product requirements and use cases.
  • Coached and mentored [Number] new staff members, including conducting performance reviews.
  • Tested and implemented new technology-based global projects such as [Project].

Siemens Senior Enterprise Architect, 2007 to 2009
Siemens Integration Systems, ,
  • Responsible for reviewing new applications and services entering into the Enterprise Infrastructure, promoting reuse and ensuring client's needs.
  • Member of governance board focused on standards for deployment, security, and utilization of an Enterprise Service Bus for interoperability.
  • Enforced improved communications between development and infrastructure group that reduced re-work by 30%.
  • Developed a plan to reorganize entire enterprise to follow a more secure layered network strategy.
  • Entire enterprise was converted in less than 4 months using only standard change windows with no outages for the applications such as SAP, facilities management and core business applications.
  • Over 500 servers we converted.
  • The result was lower cost of maintenance and the ability to stay compliant with enterprise standards.
  • Lead team of architects at Data Center and facilitated communications with client's Enterprise and Application architects.
  • Translated business goals, feature concepts and customer needs into prioritized product requirements and use cases.

Security Architect, 2006 to 2007
Visa International Global, ,
  • Lead team that designed and implemented process improvements to perform security risk assessments that apply globally for all projects in VISA.
  • Evangelized process and tool to all worldwide divisions' business leaders.
  • Create a solution to correlate events/logs from global geographical regional devices and applications into a centralized platform, reducing risk of malicious attacks or fraudulent transactions.

Senior Enterprise Application Architect, 2002 to 2006
  • Senior application architect responsible for all North America computer enterprise solutions comprising both B2C and B2B Web financial applications.
  • Worked with other Enterprise technology architects and business group executives to ensure tactical projects where consistent and supported the business strategy.
  • Provided consultation and monitoring of teams that were converting legacy and creating new applications using a Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Translated business goals, feature concepts and customer needs into prioritized product requirements and use cases.

GMAC Program Manager, 2000 to 2002
  • Program manager for e-commerce Web financial applications.
  • Program involved moving applications to a three tier Web platform reducing cost and setting a model of delivery of future projects and programs.
  • Led resources from the business, four software vendors, operations, technical infrastructure and finance groups.

Engineering VP, 1996 to 1997
Master Software Incorporated, ,
  • Created a telecommunications development group within company.
  • Staffed and managed engineering department and defined the infrastructure to do software development within the company.
  • Created processes to develop and deploy telecommunications applications.
  • Engineering team consisted of 30 resources ranging from software and hardware engineers to technical writing staff.

Technology Planner, 1984 to 2000
  • Responsible of technology aspects in the deployment and planning of the Enhanced Toll Free Service for a new Long Distance carrier.
  • Areas ranged from the switch network to the IT interfaces plus network provider.
  • Contributor in refining processes to develop and deploy telecommunications applications.
  • Sprint, Pacific Bell project management and technical consulting.
  • Led a team to design and implement a generic X.25 gateway on an SCP platform for a long distance phone carrier's SS7 network.

Pacific Bell Engineering Manager, Current to Current
Pacific Bell, ,
  • Managed the Intelligent Network (IN) laboratories (both hardware and staff), researching and testing Common Channel Signaling 7 applications.
  • Annual budget of $20M and involved 4 locations.
  • Considered the R&D of Pacific Bell, lab teams worked with major telecommunications vendors to determine viability to productize new services in the phone industry.

Senior Technical Consultant/Account Manager, Current to Current
CG Consulting Services, ,
  • Designed and deployed several ATM and POS software releases for financial clients.
  • Managed 10 customer accounts to increase company reputation as a boutique consulting firm.

Software Engineer, Current to Current
Bank Of America, ,
  • Lead Automated Clearing House (ACH) application team to complete bank merger and Y2K upgrade projects.
  • Led team that developed an international money transfer system (MTS).

Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering, Expected in 1980
University of California - Davis,

Bachelor of Science: Computer Engineering, Expected in 1980
University of California Davis - Davis Ca,

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School Attended

  • University of California
  • University of California Davis

Job Titles Held:

  • Sr. Infrastructure/Data Center Architect
  • Sr. Infrastructure/Integration Architect
  • SAIC Data Center Manager/Architect
  • Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
  • Siemens Senior Enterprise Architect
  • Security Architect
  • Senior Enterprise Application Architect
  • GMAC Program Manager
  • Engineering VP
  • Technology Planner
  • Pacific Bell Engineering Manager
  • Senior Technical Consultant/Account Manager
  • Software Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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