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Information Technology Project Management

Austin, Texas, United States
April 21, 2017

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Michael A. Bradfield


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Create and Design Technical Solutions for the Texas Department of Information Resources using on premise, AWS, and Azure platforms.

Atos Enterprise Architect for all new services, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure for the State of Texas (DIR - Department of Information Resources).

Routinely met with agency CIO’s to discuss and sell product offerings. o Created and implemented production solutions moving workloads from on premises to the AWS cloud.

o Complex solutions in AWS that included setting up HA Proxy server, load balancing, multiple EC2 instances, RDS Oracle instances, S3 buckets, and converting the customer from DynTM to Route53. This also involved the specialized Zadara storage system. o Created the production billing process in AWS using a RedShift Data Warehouse with SQL Workbench/J.

o IAM administrator responsible for creating users/groups/roles and all other identity management tasks in AWS.

o Work with state agencies for cost analysis using on premises pricing verses cloud with TCO tools in Azure and AWS. o Work with the Enterprise team on our Hybrid Cloud solution to implement the Enterprise Service Bus automation (Mulesoft) with Cloud Formation templates.

o AD administrator responsible for user, account, department and subscription creation in Azure.

o Created VPN and Express Routes for tenant connectivity to Azure

o Currently working with Network team and Chief Technologist to create an overlay network on Azure and AWS (Virtual Data Centers).

o Assisted Operations with creating custom build virtual machine templates in Azure and AWS.

o Created several Windows and Linux servers in Azure for various users o Built and administered Windows Domain Controllers in Azure.

Architecture consultant, advisor, and liaison between State of Texas Government agencies and third party managed services providers.

Main architect and leader for guidance to the Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, Project Management, and Operations towers.

Drive and take technical ownership of large and/or complex computer Systems for shaping the path of migration from the Government Legacy Data Centers into the Texas State Consolidated Data Centers, AWS and Azure public Cloud platforms.

Clear and concise articulation, presentation, and documentation of technical opportunities, constraints, recommendations, and action items to both internal and external audiences using Visio, Adobe, and Excel, Remedy and ITIL processes.

2007 – 2013 Citibank Georgetown, TX

Vice President, Data Center Physical Provisioning

Manage and control all data center floor space related to acceptance, placement, and installation of all computer hardware and cabinets

Analysis and procurement of all fiber and copper infrastructure modules, cassettes and trunks for the data center.

Work directly with SAN team to ensure proper capacity for all infrastructure and capacity needs are met for FICON and multimode fiber installations.

Hardware installations include IBM Z9, Z10, Z196, P780, P795 mainframes, STK tape silos, IBM Shark DASD, Hitachi HDS DASD, EMC VMAX DASD, EMC 9513 SAN switches, Cisco Routers, VMware IBM x3850s, IBM HS22v blade servers, HP DL980s, and over 300 HP C7000 blade enclosures.

Manage staff for all duties related to inventory control, hardware asset Database management, shipping and receiving logistics, and coordination of desktop support.

Ensure compliance and enforce rules, standards and best practices.

Maintain an active lead role in the change management process.

Administer server peripheral installs including disk drives, network interface cards, HBA Cards, SFPs and memory to reduce need for vendor installs further increasing cost savings. 1997-2007 Citigroup Westlake, TX

Director, Production Operation

● Managed data center staff of 40

● Responsible for 3,000 devices including: Stand Alone systems, AS/400s, UNIX and Intel servers and STK, AS/400, and Midrange tape operations.

Managed Level One communications technicians responsible for the monitoring, diagnosis, troubleshooting and problem resolution within the WAN environment.

Met with the CEO and successfully presented a plan for the conversion of part-time employees to full-time, and the introduction of using contract-to-hire employees. 1996-1997 McKesson Corporation Carrollton, TX

Manager, I.S. Operations

● Managed 7x24 data center staff of 20. Responsible for peer reviews and disciplinary action, hiring and terminations. Scheduled all hardware maintenance and system downtime. Held daily operations status meetings with information technology directors and managers. Ensured all other departments within the organization adhered to guidelines and procedures established in the production environment. Created and maintained system operator work instructions and documentation, and 7x24 operator work schedules.

Programming Tools:

Python, PowerShell, JSON, Node.js, Bash, Github


Microsoft: AZURE206x Microsoft Azure App Service

In Progress :2017 AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate

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