Donald R

Team Leader - 20 Years of Experience - Near 20716


Network Architect


Bowie, MD

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Professional Summary * IT professional with more than 26+ years of a broad range of technical skill-sets and subject matter expertise to include Project Management, System/Software Engineering (Object Oriented analysis and design expertise), Architectural Strategy and Tactical Planning for IT solutions, Requirements Management within a Life Cycle approach. Programmatic Management of project efforts that impacted a Community of Interest (CIO) in the following areas CIO Counsels, Collaborative Focus Groups, Tiger Teams, and other governing boards impacting IT Governance, Policy and Technical Standards, with adoption of various Best Practices in the private and government (Civil/Intelligence) sectors. Such as Architecture Review Board (ARB), System Engineering Board (SEB), Change Control Board (CCB). * This includes various disciplines such as Sr. Business Analyst, System Analyst, and Enterprise Architect (Service Oriented, Application, Data, Technical, Cloud Computing, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) to include various Enterprise Solutions SOA, Re-engineering and Business Transformation efforts involving: Web Services, System Integration, Enterprise Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Configuration Management, CMM, COTS configuration and implementation, including customized software design and development. * During various engagements implemented or applied various techniques of SDLC or SELC methodologies and Enterprise Architecture strategies such as: Catalyst, Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC), Water Fall, Joint Application Development (JAD), Rapid Application Development (RAD), Scrum to include System Prototyping guided by various component base design patterns such as Rational Unified Process (RUP) with Unified Modeling Language (UML), J2EE and .NET Frameworks, Popkin's System Architect, Rational Suite, Magic Draw and Steven Spewak's Enterprise Architecture Planning. * Designed Solutions composed of various architectural layers such as User Interface, Business Objects, Data Layer, Search Engines, and System Integration. Capture and management of IT requirements (e.g., functional, non-functional, system, integration and data), the architectural design of Enterprise Repositories for Knowledge Management and Work Flow solutions, using various analytical techniques such as GAP and Risk/Impact analysis and design patterns. * This includes design of system integration solution components: Portals, API's, Adaptors, XML, MQ series with various Adaptors, EAI Broker and ESB components, also software configuration management of technical environments such as Development and Test through Implementation staging within various architectural platforms such as Mainframe, Client Server, Web Technology, and Cloud Computing with Advance Analytics combine with database architectural design such as Enterprise Repositories (Data Layer), Dimensional and Snowflake Data Schemas. * This included Data Management (Policies/Architecture/DBA/Analysis) functions such as data integration, database construction, triggers, views, stored procedures, data ETL and Ingest, migration, and conversion solutions for various RDMS's and NoSQL platforms. * Extensive experience in the design and implementation of .NET, J2EE, and SOA prototype solutions consisted of various components (i.e., Dream weaver (Information Portal), Sonic MQ/Sonic ESB (Messaging), jBPM/ActiveBPEL (Mediation), HP Systinet2 (Service Discovery/Governance/SLA Management), AmberPoint (Enterprise Service Management), RedHat Enterprise Linux, LDAP (Registry), LifeRay (Portal), F5 LTM 6400 (Load Balancer.), Oracle 10g (DBMS), and Open View (Network Monitoring). Successfully managed many SDLC efforts in a Leadership role Project Manager, Team Lead, Lead Analyst, Technical Lead, System Architect or Solution Architect, and Cloud Computing Transformation. * Extensive experience with software engineering best practices such as coding standards, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation and artifacts, test driven development through implementation. * Very strong verbal and written communication skills exemplified in briefing presentations at all levels within federal agencies and private sector, as well as, the deliverable various IT documents and artifacts such as System Design, Solution Design, Requirements Definition, Architectural Reference Models (Business, Technical, Services, Data), System Engineering Definition, CONOPS, COOPS, Technical Whitepapers and executive summaries presented to Congress. * During the course of a 26+ career I've successfully demonstrated the following capabilities A Strong ability to influence people and drive significant changes within an organization by engaging with employees of all levels. Demonstrated creative problem-solving approach and strong analytical skills, combined with a strong sense of ownership, and a proactive can-do attitude. Experience with systems integration/interoperability, web development, SOA, Cloud Computing, and database technologies with Programmatic oversight. Experience success in working with partners, systems integrators and third party developers to deliver successful solutions. Some experience working with an account management, client service, or product management. Working knowledge of current technologies, IT methods and approaches driven towards a successful solution to customers technical objectives. Excellent communication and project management skills, with a proven track record of handling multiple customers and streams of work, and IT transformation to Cloud Computing.