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Architect Management

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
June 17, 2018

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To secure a senior level IT Enterprise Architect/IT Leadership role with respected employer in BFSI, Health Care, Energy, Retail, Insurance, Government, Airline or Telecom Sector with space for upward advancement that is driven by performance and opportunities.

Professional Summary

20+ years of IT experience as an SME/Enterprise Architect/Designer/Modeler/ Developer/Analyst/Consultant.

Extensive experience in aligning business roadmap with IT strategy and IT road maps.

Expertise in Client/vendor/stakeholders management.

Expertise in implementing multi-million $’s end-to-end enterprise architecture, design & software development that includes multiple/hybrid platforms, cutting edge technologies.

Leadership skills with mindset of building and retaining well motivated, high performance teams.

TOGAF 9.1 Practitioner for 10+ Years

Expertise in Legacy, Client/Server, Mobile, Internet, SOA, Cloud, Big Data & Microservices

Knowledge of AI/ML

Expertise in Digital and Business Transformation

Expertise in waterfall, agile and scrum development methodologies.

Expertise in Webservices including SOAP and REST API along with API Management

Global exposure by virtues of travelling and working during Offshore/Onsite engagement model.

Expertise in Architecture, Integration and Software Design Patterns.

Expertise in architecting & building scalable, flexible, secured & fault tolerant systems.

Expertise in enterprise architecture governance for arch domains – application, data, technology

Expertise in working on RFP & Proposals including pre-sales activities


Delhi University, India

1993-1996 B.Com – Bachelors of Commerce (As per Education Evaluation USA)

NIIT Ltd, India

1994-1996 Information Technology Diploma in Software Development –

Masters in Information Technology Management (As per Education Evaluation from USA) – 1996

Current Pursing Executive MBA in Strategic Management

Technical Expertise

Enterprise Architecture

Application Analysis and Design

Cloud Computing

Databases, Big Data and NoSQL


Microsoft, IBM, Oracle e-business suite

Java, & Open-Source Frameworks

SOA/SCA/Micro Services

ERP, CRM & 3rd party integration

Waterfall/Agile/Scrum methodology

Skills Set

Software Development Methodology: Waterfall, XP, Agile, SCRUM, DevOps, SAFE


ARCHITECTURAL APPROACH: SOA, EAI, Cloud computing, Micro Services, SaaS

SOA PRODUCT SUITE: Oracle Product Suite 11g, IBM SOA Suite, Mulesoft

APPLICATION PLATFORM: WebLogic, WebSphere Application Server, NAS, JBoss, OAS

PORTAL: WebLogic, WCS, Liferay 6.X, Sterling Commerce.


DATAWAREHOUSE: Oracle Data Warehouse, Informatica, Oracle BI, SSIS, SSRS, ETL

MIDDLEWARE: WSO2, IBM MQ Series, Tuxedo, Oracle Service Bus, openESB

CONTENT MANAGEMENT: Open Market, Vignette, Alfresco, SharePoint

CRM: Microsoft Dynamics, SAP

FRONT END TOOLS: Oracle Builder, WL Workshop, WSAD, RAD 6, Eclipse, FORTE, Net-beans

OPERATING SYSTEMS: UNIX, Solaris, AIX, Windows, Novell Netware, Linux, Ubuntu

INTERNET/Mobile TECHNOLOGIES: Web Services, PHP, J2EE, JQuery, Servlets, JSF, .Net, XML, AngulaJS, BootStrap and NodeJS





3GL: C, C++

PERFORMANCE TUNNING TOOLS: Jmeter, Jprobe, WebLoad, Load Runner, JProfiler

OPEN SOURCE: Struts, Hibernate, AJAX, SPRING, JIBX, JPA, Docker, HTML5, CSS

DATA MODELING TOOLS: Erwin, Oracle Designer, Power Designer

NoSQL: mongDB, Cassandra, Hadoop

CLOUD COMPUTING: Amazon cloud/AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud


Cruise Control, Load Runner, SVN, Clear Case, TFS, Confluence, JIRA

Professional Experience – Best 6

Larsen and Tubro (ABSA Bank) Africa

Jan 2018 – Present

Senior Enterprise Architect

Define baseline and target architecture for cards product under retail banking for ABSA a South African bank.

Define transitional architecture phases in strategic direction

Work on RFP and Solutions architecture

Define technical roadmap and IT strategy

Develop architecture artifacts for data, application, technology and business domain

Lead team of 60+ people

Work with security architect to implement enterprise security for multiple LOB

Define business, data, application and technology architecture following TOGAF 9.1 ADM Cycle

Recommend tactical solutions for microservices architecture

Define Infrastructure Architecture

Define Integration layer for REST API and API Management

Integration with SAP module at adapter tier

Develop Cloud Migration Architecture and roadmap

Define Transitional architecture for cloud transformation


May 2017 – Nov 2017

Senior Solutions Architect

Define Products Architecture aligning with both functional and non-functional requirements

Enterprise Product Consulting to multiple line of business and clients

Delivery Management

Define overall enterprise wide architecture, design and development best practices,

Define Microservices Architecture and SOA enablement

Perform cross functional products assessments and health check

Define business, data, application and technology architecture following TOGAF 9.1 ADM Cycle

Work with business sales team on RFP/RFQ’s

Stakeholder & Team Management

Cloud Migration in Hybrid environment

Infrastructure Capacity Planning

Work with security architect to implement enterprise security

Work in Agile environment performing multiple roles

Define Data Architecture for RDBMS and NoSQL database

Work with Product Owners, Scrum Masters to ensure timely and quality delivery

Simplilearn (Part Time)

Apr 2017 – Aug 2017

TOGAF 9.1 Accredited Trainer

The Trucking Network/The Trade Network

May 2016 – Apr 2017

IT Director/Senior Enterprise Architect

CampusEAI (India) Pvt Ltd.

March 2016 – April 2016

Chief Architect/CTO

The Trade Network Inc.

August 2014 – March 2015

IT Director/Senior Enterprise Architect

Express Scripts Canada (ESI Canada)

July 2015 – Jan 2016

Senior IT Architect – Business Alignment/Transformation Team

Define target architecture or future state architecture for claim adjudication

Work with solutions architect(s) to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing business needs.

Architecture assessment and health check for multiple product offerings

Setup, enable and led EA Practice

Define views and viewpoint models for integration with 3rd party systems

Define repository for architectural enterprise meta data and assets

Review RFP response from multiple Vendors and involve in vendor selection process

Interact/Manage both internal and external stakeholder needs

Design Micro Services Architecture for multiple product offering

Enforce Health Care related compliance enterprise wide.

Work with Project Management Office for release and resource management

Define application, data, technology architecture following TOGAF 9.1 framework

DevOps Implementation across multiple line of business

Define Shared infrastructure applications to reduce costs & boundary less information flow

Take architectural decisions that do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other

Provide innovative recommendation for Business Transformation

Introduce and implement Agile development methodologies across enterprise

Led Enterprise Architecture for 4 Line of business PHBM, TBHM, Dental Service Delivery

Lead the team of 40+ team members

Offshore/Onsite team management


April 2015 – July 2015

Senior Enterprise Architect

Flyht Aerospace Solutions Ltd.

Nov 2014 – Mar 2015

Senior Enterprise Architect (Cost $2.3 million)

Define and ensure target architecture is in alignment with overall enterprise architecture

Define approach and transitional architecture for RDBMS to NoSQL Cloud Migration

Conducts assessments with support of domain architects

Review business cases for IT projects

Recommends architecture strategy and road map

Define SOA Architecture

Define business, data, application & technology architecture as per TOGAF 9.1 ADM Cycle

Work with business sales team on RFP/RFQ’s

Stakeholder & Team Management

Define PaaS, Saas, IaaS Architecture

Integrate Flyht Aerospace internal API with SABRE “saas” based application through API

Define NoSQL/Big Data management approach for flight accumulated data

Follow TOGAF throughout the architecture phases

Lead Architecture Governance and define Architecture Principals and guidelines

IBM – Bell Canada

March 2014 – July 2014

Senior Product Architect

VIntegrate Technology Inc.

Oct 2013 – March 2014

IT Director

McKesson Canada

June 2013 – September 2013

Senior IT Architect

American Express Canada

Jan 2013 – May 2013

Senior IT Architect

DenoLogix Inc., CISCO, TelStra - Australia

September 2011 – October 2012

Senior Enterprise Architect

Produce architectural findings and project history

Recommend and participate in the analysis, evaluation and development of enterprise long term strategic and operating plans to ensure that the EA objectives are consistent with the enterprise’s long-term business objectives

Provide Integration architecture approach for two merging companies Big Pond & Telstra

Translated business requirements into systems qualities and repeatable design strategies and patterns, such as adaptability, scalability, availability, and reusability.

Helped analyze legacy applications and systems to derive required business functions and rules from existing applications

Design & Develop REST API with API Gateway

Define business, data, application and technology architecture

Stakeholder Management

Work with business sales team on RFP/RFQ’s

Implement Security from enterprise aspect along with the team of security architects

Define architecture for SOA Web service interface to 3rd party systems

Adhered to Zachman & TOGAF framework

Onsite/Offshore working model

Nagarro Software

May 2011 – September 2011

Senior Enterprise Architect

FCS Software Solutions – Goombal

Jan 2011– March 2011

Senior IT Architect

iCMG World - Napier Health Care

Aug 2010– Dec 2010

Senior Principal Architect

United Technologies Corp (USA)

Nov 2009 – May 2010

Senior IT Architect

Department of Home Affairs (South Africa)

May 2009 – Oct 2009

Senior Enterprise Architect

DHA is responsible for multiple line of business for South African home affairs that included visa/passport issuance, port of entry management, traveler’s management, SITA integration and Traveler Screening. Cost of the project was $22.85 million over the period of 1 year and IT team size was 250+ people.

Led architecture team to define the IT and business architecture for improving Immigration process including arrival and departure from RSA

Architect, Design and Develop Adapters for Business Process and Business Events

Define Integration approach and transitional guidelines with 3rd party systems

Integrate DHA internal API with SABRE “saas” based application through Web service.

Integrate DHA application with SITA as required by different business processes.

Member of SOA Governance committee.

Define business, data, application and technology architecture

Security Architecture in alignment with deployment model

Cloud Migration along with cloud migration strategy

Perform assessment for existing and target architecture

Design Models, Components using IBM RSA and following UML 2.0 standards

IBM India Pvt Limited

July 2008 – March 2009

Senior IT Architect


Feb 2008 – Jul 2008

Senior Enterprise Architect

IBM India

April 2007 – January 2008

Senior IT Architect

DTE Energy (Detroit)

August 2006 – December 2006

Senior Integration Architect

Canadian Institute of Health Information

Jun 2006 – Aug 2006

Senior Integration Architect

Express Scripts Canada (ESI)

Jan 2006 – Jun 2006

Senior Enterprise Architect

TELUS - Ackland’s Grainger

Aug 2005 – Dec 2005

Senior Enterprise Architect


Sep 2004 – Aug 2005

Performance/Solution Architect

Dexit Inc.

Aug 2003 – Feb 2004

Senior IT Architect

Toronto Star

Aug 2002 – Nov 2002

Senior Application Architect


May 2002 – Aug 2002

Senior Application Architect

Toronto Star

Jan 2002 – May 2002

Senior Integration/ECM Architect

Bank of Montreal

Oct 2001 – Dec 2001

IT Architect

Toronto Star

Jan 2001 – Sep 2001

IT Architect


Sep 2000 – Dec 2000

IT Architect


Feb 2000 – Sep 2000

IT Architect

BMO Nesbitt Burns

May 1998 – Oct 1999

IT Consultant

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