Education & Training

The following outlines my education and a list of key skills obtained as a result of work experience or training acquired at a specific time with an employer or educational institution.


Production Engineer (Ftc Prod T.Eng UK) Computer mainframe Manufacturing
Graduate Advanced Certified Diploma (SYD): Internet Web Technologies & Digital Production.
TOGAF 9.1 Certified Workshop Training (Enterprise Architects)
Solution Architecture training through Amazon Web Services (AWS) 

Skill Sets

Provision of Solution Architecture / Technical Analysis / Resource Planning

Solution Concept, Costing, Project Management, Proof of concept, SOA design and system integration using Agile & Waterfall Methodologies. Environment optimisation using ECM / TCM technologies. Information architecture design and UX optimisation using data, content type and topic classification for effective federated search and discovery. Provision of architectural reports, artefacts and stakeholder views for implementation and transformational projects. Utilisation of TOGAF and Zachman concepts for Business, Information & Technology domains supporting business UML modelling. (Archi, Sparx, Enterprise Architect).

Solution Architecture for Cloud Deployment (Deep technical dive through Amazon Web Services)

Architecting in the cloud
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Identity, Authorisation, and Authentication
Overview of Services for Web Applications
Elasticity, Scalability, and Bootstrapping
Data Storage Scaling
Applied Concepts: Web Application Architecture
Overview of Application Services
Applied Concepts: Batch Processing Reference Architecture
Designing for Cost
High Availability / Data Recovery
Migrating Existing Applications

Technical Platforms & Workshops

Oracle Fusion Middleware, Secure Enterprise Search, BIEE, DAM, URM, IRM, Web Center
SharePoint, MOSS 2007 / 2010 / 1013, IBM Doc manager, Documentum, HP Trim
Perceptive Software – Intelligent capture, document management and search enablement
On and Off premise architecture using cloud based technologies (AWS).

Core IT Expertise

Win Sev 2013, Tomcat, Lotus Notes, Unix, TCP/IP considerations, Firewalls & proxy, IT Infrastructure & Design, Hardware acquisition, performance monitoring, workflow, client trouble shooting & support: IE, Safari, Office XP, HTML & Client side scripting (J2EE, JavaScript, dhtml, xls, xml, Jason, etc). VMware, Web design utilising mainstream development tools. Usability and optimisation using ECM & information management systems and client side applications for SIT & UAT deployments. Service delivery methods utilising on-off premise saas & paas models. 

IM Integration & Solutioning

Office interoperability (word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook), Oracle ECM, MOSS 2010, IBM WCM, Documentum, Websphere, Google search, Enterprise document management, Web 2 solutions (blogs, Wikis, social networking). DTD & Schema definition, Service Orientation, ECM solutioning for Internet, Intranet & Extranet.

Portal technology integration
Information architecture definition using enterprise class ECM systems. Information management using online application technologies and cloud environments.

Intelligent Document Capture & BPM
Proprietary software and service applications for the provision of ECM enablement across industry verticals which include Education, Human Resources, Health and Finance areas. Primary domains include knowledge management, business process management, enterprise search and intelligent capture. Key technologies adopted include, Server Windows / Linux, iScript for eForm development, MySQL DB and capture device integration Lexmark / Industry, Of-Premise PAAS solutions for transactional processing and data OCR enablement. Intelligent capture 3 way matching for invoice matching and enterprise back office integration covering, Oracle Enterprise One, SAP and PeopleSoft. Business workflow automation utilising BPM technologies.

Transactional Content Management (TCM)

Solution, definition and implementation of transactional content management system utilising Opentext document repository, Thunderhead and Guidewire technology for insurance industry. Key domains include automation of inbound and outbound channels and archiving of content using tiered storage. Definition and build of business web services.

Tool Sets used for Development, Integration,Testing & Management

Cloud Based: GIT HUB, AWS, Azure, Google, OpsWorks, VIDE, Office 365 Enterprise
Application: Oracle ADF, Java EE, Eclipse, Visual Studio, SharePoint Designer
ETL: OpenText Integration Centre, Oracle Data Integrator, Warehouse Builder
Informatica Power centre E/Exp
Data Modelling: Oracle SQL Developer, MySQL Workbench, SyBase Power Designer
Testing: HP Quality Centre, Win / Load Runner