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Medford, NJ
November 30, 2018

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Jeff Mehl

** ********* ***** 770-***-****

Medford, NJ 08055


•Experienced IT architect, project manager and systems engineer in support of collaboration, infrastructure improvement initiatives and cloud computing

•Consulted for consilium1 (General Electric account) and ASAP Solutions (BellSouth account)

•Worked directly for AT&T in planning, operations and development organizations in the capacity of both technical staff and management positions

•Strengths include: technology strategic planning, organizing, analyzing, prioritizing, evaluating, decision making, requirements writing, creating executive-level presentations, team building and leading/managing large projects

•Skilled in:

•Linux, UNIX, C, Shell, Java and ServiceNow

•Windows, Visio, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

•Mac OS X, iOS, Numbers, Pages, Keynote, AppleScript and Automator

•Computer and telecommunication industry standards


2007 to 2017 consilium1 (a.k.a, c1advantage, General Electric account) – Atlanta & Alpharetta, GA

Senior Solutions Architect / Project Manager

•Managed the on-boarding, maintenance and off-boarding of GE Corporate, Aviation, Transportation, Healthcare, Energy Management, Global Research and Synchrony Bank applications to/from GE’s Commercial Cloud

•These on-boarded applications used Office 365, MobileIron, JAMF, LogMeIn, GemFire XD, Nginx, Fuse and Predix technologies

•Managed the build process, including submitting VMware, storage, DNS, certificate, firewall and monitoring requests

•Working with GE applications to migrate to less expensive cloud alternatives, including AWS, Azure and GEIX (OpenStack)

•Project managed the planning and implementation of an Exchange Secure Enclave and Jumpbox infrastructure to detect and prevent email data theft by administrators of GE high profile user accounts

•Managed the planning, development and implementation vendors (AT&T, VZB/YTC) for 50 Virtual Collaboration Spaces (VCS -- rooms with Cisco Telepresence systems, SmartBoards, Epson projectors and Steelcase furniture) around the world these rooms reduced GE’s travel and living expenses significantly

•Tested, score carded, documented and provided technical support for the transition of GE from IBM Sametime to the Cisco WebEx Connect instant messaging platform this reduced GE’s collaboration costs significantly

•Developed, tested and brought through the W2W process WebEx Connect (Jabber/XMPP) bots to 1) broadcast IM messages from the Command Center to the GE users, 2) provide an acronym lookup service and 3) monitored proxy availability

•Setup Linux VM’s, Apache servers and SMTP email to develop and host the WebEx Connect bots

•Facilitated the WebEx Connect Bot community web site

•Wrote shell scripts to automate most of the Linux VM’s administration, created associated documentation and provided administration training to the L2 team

•Project managed the relocation of 33 servers, associated network and storage devices for IBM Sametime, Microsoft Exchange, BES/SQL and WSUS applications in the UK, Singapore and Japan

•Coordinated project plan efforts for new data centers and LAN build-outs in Asia, which were critical path to the completion of the server relocation efforts

•Evaluated and recommended remediation solutions to address high availability and disaster recovery capabilities for the Energy Services - Parts and Repair applications

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2005 to 2007 ASAP Solutions, LLC (BellSouth account) – Atlanta, GA

Senior Architect / Planner / System Engineer – BellSouth Billing and Ordering Tool (BBOT) Project Development

•Provided technical analysis and design support for the design and implementation of the BBOT application for State and Local Government MPLS services – the BBOT platform included application & database servers with failover, stateful load balanced report, web and reverse proxy servers, and tool servers

•Planned, developed, documented and implemented the BBOT application availability metrics reporting solution using Mercury (now HP) LoadRunner scripts and Business Availability Center (BAC)

•Documented BBOT integrated architecture designs including BBOT server environment; network infrastructure; interface diagrams; non-functional and volumetric technical requirements; application migration architecture; capacity, performance and availability assessment; interface agreements; reports metadata; and the architecture WBS following the SDLC methodology

•Planned, developed, provided training and administered the MPLS SharePoint Web site / sub-sites used by the BBOT and NMS Development Teams, which included porting over existing repositories / lists from eProject and eWorkspaces; and developing CorasWork web parts and XML files

•Collaborated on plans for BBOT operational readiness, system administration methods & procedures, and running multiple instances of Infinys and BusinessObjects software on the existing Sun E2900/V490 platform

•Created BBOT performance dashboard (using BMC Best/1 and Mercury BAC metrics data) and configuration management (hardware, software and networking data) web sites using HTML and JavaScript

•Tested system level requirements – Tested Infinys and BOXI roles and entitlements through CNMP, setup and tested SEDB file transfers, tested SLA interface files and entered test cases and defects into Quality Center

1992 to 2004 AT&T Corporation – Georgia, New Jersey

Senior Architect / Planner / System Engineer / Project Leader / Project Manager / Business Case Developer (Supporting IT Governance and Infrastructure Governance organizations)

•Unix architect / planner for AT&T’s Corporate IT Services organization

•Provided executive level technical briefings on the Linux / UNIX server industry direction and AT&T application infrastructure issues

•Analyzed and recommended mid-range server support levels to developers and negotiated support levels with outsourcing vendor (IBM Global Services), which lowered the overall price of the contract

•Gathered and analyzed data to make recommendations on limiting privileged access accounts (a Sarbanes-Oxley security issue) on all production applications, which resulted in a reduction of service interruptions

•Managed a portfolio of 110 production applications focusing on reducing the number of outages and duration of those outages by analyzing data, working with the developers to develop solutions for recurring outages, improving processes to reduce duration of outages and implementing changes to prevent reoccurrences of each outage, which improved up-time and customer satisfaction

•Led the Large UNIX Shared Server team that evaluated mid-range server and disk vendors and defined the Foundation Architecture standards and infrastructure roadmap for all of AT&T

•Led the Linux on z/OS team that evaluated this mainframe architecture

•Led Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange project teams to plan and develop OA&M for these service offerings

•Provided technical support in planning and deploying a new customer care platform and support infrastructure for the Business Services BU

Additional Relevant Experience:

Held positions with AT&T (Computer Systems, Information Systems, Technologies, Western Electric, Bell Labs) in mid-range (Sun, HP, IBM, NCR, Dell, Pyramid, 3B) and mainframe (System/370) operations and development organizations, including mainframe data center support, programmer (C, C++, shell, COBOL, JCL, CLIST, Assembler), UNIX administrator, DBA (Oracle, Informix, Sybase), technical architecture planning manager for information resource management, manager of UNIX data centers, executive LAN support manager, technical lead for UNIX administration and NCR merger transition team technical support manager


Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics / Business Administration

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

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