Over ten years of experience as Senior Manager and Technical Architect, with eighteen years of experience as Senior Project Manager/ Administrator in state-of-the-art information technology in manufacturing, financial and R & D environments. Entire career history in designing, planning and implementing systems, based on emerging technologies, to answer business requirements.
Extensive working experience with:
Unix (Sun Solaris, HP/UX, Linux, BSD, AIX) Enterprise-level Servers
RAID Storage Arrays (Sun, Compaq, Baydel) Data Warehousing (Oracle)
Knowledge of Clustering Technology Unix/NT co-existence
Oracle Software and tools (in house ETL) Meta-Data Architecture (Web)
All Microsoft Office Software and NT/Windows 2000 OS Enterprise Architecture Strategy
Wide Range of Databases (Oracle, SQL and others) Enterprise Disaster Recovery Plans
Director of Engineering for a Bellevue Washington Software Company, providing IT strategic direction, budgeting, and technical architecture during the release of a new mobile application. Maintained all technical business relationships with vendors and suppliers, including T-Mobile, Cisco and IBM. Responsible for all facets of software development through production implementation. Also acted as Operations Manager for the company.
Consultant/CIO (temporary) for Portland and SW Washington's largest and most comprehensive drug and alcohol abuse treatment and prevention organization, providing IT strategic direction, budgeting, and technical architecture during the installation of a new Electronic Medical Records software suite.
Consultant/Technical Architect for all conversion hardware used to convert billing systems at Cingular (from ATT Wireless) using Sun and Hitachi hardware, Oracle, SAP, and internal software – supporting six full conversion environments and managing support teams and technical staff.
Consultant/Technical Architect for internal web application using Apache, Weblogic, and E-matrix applications (software) and Sun Solaris (hardware/OS). Also designed the metrics and alarm systems for Unix environment (all systems), which connected to the AS400 systems for reporting and alarms.
Technical consulting for chip testing manufacturer to 1) replace existing SAN environment (IBM Shark) with new hardware (StorageTek), and 2) replace all network infrastructure with new hardware (from 3Com token ring to Foundry switched IP), both projects successfully completed on time and on budget.
Senior Technical Architect for middle tier and backend architectures for OMAF and Oracle financials. Global implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning solutions (manufacturing and financial) for Multi-billion dollar manufacturing organization using Oracle software (versions up to and including 9i, 11i applications, and 9 iAS), and custom code on Enterprise platforms (ie. Sun E10K, E6800’s (Sunfire) and Compaq, IBM) and systems. Participated in conversions from 10.7 to 11 and 11i (Oracle applications).
Customer liaison between IT and various business units for several global initiatives, gathering business requirements and translating them into solutions.
Worked with direct and indirect staff to provide IT services and solutions for global corporations.
Lead team member that designed and developed the U.S. Disaster Recovery solution for manufacturing systems.
Technical architect and strategist for information technology and networks, including Oracle Manufacturing and Financials (OMAF) software package and Oracle Financials, OpenUptime (Service application), Solaris 2.X (on Sun systems) and Citrix on site in the U.S., Germany, Brazil, Mexico, England and the Netherlands.
Introduced a business redesign and a strategic development plan resulting in critical savings for PC replacements.
Developed computerized presentation for technical architecture discussions, seminars, and workshops. Lead the planning and documentation phases for UNIX administration, networking, and system management, delivered throughout the US and Canada.