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Senior/Lead Enterprise Architect

Bethesda, MD
October 09, 2018

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Possess global work expertise as an Information Technology Management Professional in the Government, Telecom, Financial, Manufacturing, Computer Training, and Information Technology industries with extensive experience in managing both onshore and offshore projects and teams.

Demonstrated experience in senior-level enterprise (solutions) architecture with FEAF / TOGAF / FSAM / CPM, project management, technical assessment, information technology specialist, business solutions provider, and team lead that applies principles and practices to guide organizations through business, information, process, technology and security domain changes necessary to execute strategies.


Common Securitization Solutions (CSS), Bethesda, MD 2017 to Present Senior Enterprise Architect

Provided Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architecture support to enhance and modernize IT systems in the Amazon Cloud for Centralized logging management, Enterprise Messaging System (EMS), High Availability (HA), and Disaster Recovery (DR). Participated in evaluating and prototyping technology solutions through “Innovation Lab” for emerging business needs.

Provided architecture support to Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Program groups to establish and operationalize Corporate Governance, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), IT Security and Compliance Management practices at CSS.

Proposed and established common approach to develop Enterprise Architecture at CSS and contributed in developing various business, data, security and technical architecture artifacts and roadmaps for 2018 planning of the major corporate functions at CSS.

IBM GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES NORTH AMERICA, Bethesda, MD 2015 to 2016 Complex Enterprise Architect for Global Business Services (GBS)

Proposed and presented Application Portfolio Rationalization (APR) Executive Briefing to obtain management approval on initiative for Human and Health Services (HHS) government client. Researched and piloted industry best practices and developed a strategy, thorough process model and enterprise-wide recommendations for a uniform HHS approach for APR to simplify and optimize IT systems portfolio.

Identified roles for all CLINs and sub-tasks with Level of Efforts required to perform work to determine pricing estimates to bid against competition, resulting in multi-year (5 yrs.) $125M+ value contract for the IRS.

Contributed in IBM’s Applications Innovation Practice (AIP) by carrying out Service Architecture Review Board (SARB) reviews. Learned Continuous Innovation Framework (CIF) to apply innovative ideas and help clients transform by adopting emerging technologies and business trends.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA), Arlington, VA 2014 to 2015; 2009 to 2010 Director Enterprise (CyberSecurity) Architecture Consultant; Technical Project Manager, Oversight Management, Leadership, Mentor and Development Lead

Proposed and developed Security Reference Architecture and created Security, Risk and Compliance Guidelines to assess Cyber Security Environment at Agricultural Research Services (ARS), providing overall framework for managing risks of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Created Business Capability Heat Map (BCM) for Acquisition Management System (AMS), designed current state architecture and provided recommendations and roadmap for the target state architecture that delivered various services for procurement of contracts, funds and Hardware / Software Assets.

Led National Resource Conservation Services (NRCS) Portal Migration project including capacity planning, interviewing Java and Oracle UCM development lead roles. Brainstormed resources planning and worked with the Program Manager to assign tasks to different team resources.

Created virtual environments for development, systems test, and staging needs and documented for replication. SANGEETA M. SANTANI PAGE TWO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (ED), Federal Student Aid (FSA), Washington, DC 2013 to 2014 Senior Enterprise IT Architecture Consultant, Lead Technology Evaluator, Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect

Performed evaluation of technologies in Big Data ecosystem, business intelligence analytics, cloud, mobility management, business process management (BPM), open data / API management (APIM) solutions, and analysis of vendor technologies, products, and platforms cost-benefits analysis and guided business and IT stakeholders on applicability and suitability, choosing most appropriate technology.

Established and operationalized Enterprise IT Architecture practices, aligning IT investments with business goals and enabling enterprise architecture governance by adding architectural touch points. FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA), Washington, DC 2010 to 2013 Senior Enterprise Architecture Consultant, Lead Technology, Integration & Enterprise Solutions Architect

Developed Mobile Computing Reference Architecture as a mobile services provider initiative for providing staged approach that helped teams in piloting enterprise mobility management program.

Created Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) blueprint and developed strategy for native, web and hybrid mobile apps. Performed thorough research of emerging products and technologies in mobile application development platforms (MADP) and guided piloting, adopting, and standardizing technologies for development.

Developed Collaboration Services Reference Architecture, optimizing tools and platforms in communication and collaboration workspaces for IT shared services (ITSS).

Proposed FAA Air Traffic Organization Technical Reference Model (FAA ATO TRM), consolidating ATO IT standards and licensing. Established and formally Introduced Technology Standards Approval process within ATO Line of Business to evaluate requested technologies which resulted in synchronizing the IT Assets Management Software List (ITAMS) with the Agency’s Technical Reference Model; collaborating distinct systems for SW approval, installation; and established architectural touch points in software change management (CMDB) and software acquisition processes.

Used TROUX Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM) tool to develop multiple business, applications, data and technology-related artifacts that provided useful line of sight for IT Shared Services.

Developed ATO Non-NAS IT investment, enterprise and technology roadmaps, and business capability heat maps, facilitating communication to support FAA missions and goals and how to plan for future IT environment.

Guided FAA’s Infrastructure, Solutions & Information Delivery Groups in collaboratively developing emerging technologies road mapping process, enabling strategic engagement and decision making in adopting emerging tools and technologies and linking to business initiatives and goals.

SME, Business Analyst, Business Intelligence, Project Management and Documentation

Developed Interactive Technical Reference Model (iTRM) Dashboard Application Interface using SAP Business Objects, consolidating and communicating The Federal Aviation Administration’s technology architecture information.

Proposed strategy for IT Portfolio Management initiative and supporting with architecture analysis, produced informative insights into ATO IT applications, project and investment portfolios.

Oversaw development of Application Portfolio Management BI analytics using Tableau dashboard tool and integrated with SharePoint 2010, providing stakeholders with insight on various applications mapped to business domains supporting FAA business functions and processes.

SharePoint Administration, Management and Solutions Development

Designed Enterprise Architecture Awareness, Communication and Collaboration Portal and administered enterprise architecture information delivery on SharePoint 2010 platform.

Implemented social engineering technique of crowdsourcing, facilitating effective mechanism in gathering inputs and knowledge from stakeholders to fill gaps and conclude AS-IS architecture for total 14 FAA segments.

Integrated Microsoft InfoPath Forms with Bamboo Solutions for SharePoint Platform, automating receiving, compiling technology requests, evaluation by technology control board (TCB) to approve / disapprove customer requests, and communicating evaluation results to requester using SharePoint enterprise architecture communication site. SANGEETA M. SANTANI PAGE THREE VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC., Silver Spring, MD 2000 to 2008 Senior Software Engineer / Architect, Lead Developer, Technical Team Lead, Project Manager with Onsite / Offshore Projects Management,

Managed and developed work plans for complete software development life cycle (SDLC) from end-to-end for 15K to 18K man-hour projects, per 4-month cycle totaling 6 major and 6 maintenance releases per year.

Coordinated communication between all teams, resolving requirements / design / testing issues.

Implemented firewall changes, directory mappings and installed digital certificates for applications releases. VARIOUS INDUSTRIES, INDIA

SUNFLAG STEEL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Nagpur, India Technical Project Manager / Senior Systems Analyst / Programmer NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (NIIT), Bombay, India Senior Associate Faculty

Provided training for COBOL, C, JAVA, Sybase, OOPS concepts, Systems analysis and Database management ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance and Strategy, UMCP (Robert Smith School of Management Studies, University of MD), Washington, DC

Masters (MS) Program, Systems Management, National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Bombay, India

Bachelor of Science (BS), Electronics, University of Nagpur, India

Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect (AWS CSAA); Federated Enterprise Architecture (FEAC Green Belt) Certification; Information Technology Information Library (ITIL v3) Certified; Sun Certified JAVA Programmer; ORACLE Certified Professional.

Various on-job trainings: CISSP, PMP, Troux (Planview) Enterprise Portfolio Management; IBM (Unicom) Rational System Architect for Enterprise Architecture, Corporate Executive Board (CEB) Technology Roadmap Builder, Tableau for BI Analytics & Dashboards, Gartner Application Portfolio Rationalization (APR) Toolkit, SharePoint 2013, InfoPath 2013, Web Services, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA); Business Rules Management System (BRMS), IBM Business Process Management (BPM); JIRA for issues tracking; Confluence for knowledge management; NoSQL, Big Data, Open Data; Cloud Computing; Mobility Management; Microservices; DevOps; Social Communication & Collaboration, and Project/Program Management. Complete knowledge and experience of Distributed Computing and Client Server environment. INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES

Languages /


Java, JSP, J2EE Framework, .Net Framework, Visual Studio, JavaScript, C#, C, Pro*C, Perl, COBOL, Web Services, SOA Architecture, MVC Architecture, Struts, Hibernate Framework, AJAX, CSS, JMS, XML, HTML5, Eclipse IDE, GIT, SharePoint 2013, MS InfoPath 2013, Visio 2013, Project 2013; MS Office 2016, SAP Business Objects, Tableau;

Database Tools MDM, MAM, Open Data, Big Data, NoSQL (MongoDB, Marklogic), Oracle 12g, Oracle UCM, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle Developer (Forms 4.5, Reports 2.5), Microsoft Access, Transact-SQL, Sybase, MySQL; Platforms UNIX, Linux, Windows 2013; Microsoft SQL Server; WebSphere, JBOSS, WebLogic Application Servers; SharePoint 2013; Office 365;

Methodologies SDLC Agile/iterative SCRUM, Waterfall, CPM, FSAM, FEAF, TOGAF, NIST, Gartner, Forrester, and IDC.

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