Enterprise Application Architect

professional men and woman
professional men and woman

People and team management

90% Strategic

Thinking or thought leader
Thinking or thought leader

Thought Leader

process maturation
process maturation

Process Maturation

Culture and team building
Culture and team building

Build Culture of Trust

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Servant Leadership silhouette

Servant Leadership

March 2015


November 2018

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
  • Managed a team of 2 Senior IT Associates and 5 contracted Solution Architects as well as allocated a $4M budget.

  • Provided architectural guidance for all IT application investments: COTS, SaaS, and custom-developed solutions along with creating IT policy and guiding on strategic direction.

  • Responsible for defining, staffing, and managing Enterprise Solution Architecture Center of Excellence, and defining cloud application architecture for the entire agency with 200+ applications.

  • Set strategic direction for the agency, and in some circumstances, for all state agencies as well as provided mentorship and leadership to the Service-Oriented Architect.

  • Led Agency Application Steering Committee and participated in conference panels and advisory committees, both Agency, and Statewide, as an expert in solution and enterprise architecture.

  • Ensured compliance with and utilization of unified service-oriented and event-driven architectures along with participating in statewide technology and architectural panels and advisory committees.

Notable Accomplishments
  • Increased enterprise and solution architecture program quality and maturity by 200% in less than 1 year.

  • Created a Solution Architecture program and center of excellence.

  • Orchestrated transformation of cloud application architecture to API-based cloud system that is projected to reduce expenses by $20M over 10 year.

  • Represented L&I on statewide governance boards and acted as a leading statewide resource for Enterprise Architects, admired and trusted by architects from all state agencies

Technologies: Azure serverless, C#, HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, JS frameworks and libraries, ASP.Net, Classic ASP, Windows Forms, MVC, WPF, WCF, SQL Server, SSRS, Visual Studio, Windows Server, Team Foundation Server, Visio, Apigee, IBM Websphere, ITIL, Zachman Framework, FEA, TOGAF

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