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Chief Architects are responsible for developing an organization's information technology architecture. Essential job duties listed on a Chief Architect example resume are maintaining knowledge of business plans, creating architectural initiatives, providing architectural direction to staff, and making sure IT aligns with business strategy. Those interested in a Chief Architect position should showcase the following skills in their resumes: architectural governance skills, teamwork, strategic planning, analytical thinking, knowledge of organization technologies, and innovation. At least a Bachelor's degree in information technology is required for this role.

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VP of Engineering & Chief Architect

[company name] offered an algorithmic trading platform as a service and brought institution grade technology to retail investors. Our first product www.alerts.com was featured in Business Insider. I joined as employee number 1 and took a leave of absence from Capgemini to focus on this startup.

  • Designed the complete architecture, from the ground up, of [company name]'s flagship product, a cloud-based SaaS solution leveraging Complex Event Processing (CEP) engine Esper and real-time in-memory analysis of streaming stock market data
  • Developed the core modules
  • Defined technical strategy and roadmap
  • Managed and mentored the development team
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Aerospace Engineering
MS
Physics Of Gases And Plasmas
PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
2

Director of Development & Chief Architect

  • Led all facets of the Software Development Effort for a new, niche market, Enterprise Class, Clinical Decision Support System. Full SDLC experience, transitioning from "Napkin Concept" to public release. The software achieved $1.2 million Market Penetration in its first two years of production. Experienced in Agile, Scrum and Waterfall Development Methodologies.
  • Partnered directly with end users to interpret concepts and transform them into technical programming specifications for new enhancements and functionality. Included customer input throughout all stages of development and created a strong brand and product loyalty.
  • Established innovative Peer Code Review procedures to ensure standardization of coding practices, resulting in a 40% reduction in debugging costs, while at the same time, mentoring junior programmers and removing the "sole ownership" coding mentality so prevalent in talented developers.
  • Firsthand knowledge identifying the patterns (technical, process, interpersonal, motivational) which can negatively impact a development project. Proactively implemented solutions to resolve issues before they impacted the team to keep the development effort focused, on track and on budget.
  • Promoted to Vice President due to service excellence and in-depth business operational knowledge.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MBA
Healthcare Management
3

Chief Architect

Developed and Managed a baas cloud storage technology service offering for a pervasive computational storage cloud to deliver a digital service data storage (saas, baas) DR/HA/BC solution provider.

  • Accountable for development and implementations in the data ware housing and data archiving, ILM management.
  • Architected a cloud technology enterprise solution for high availability, data protection and disaster recovery mission critical computing services, product details, FalconStor, Veritas, VMware, NetApp Filers, HDS Hi-Command, EMC ECC, McData MDS, Connetrix, Avamar, Asigra, DataDirect , Data Domain, Compellent (DELL) and Commvault
  • Developed and executed the business plan that took Digitilitty to IPO status in 2004
  • Built and Managed a staff of 7 pre and post sales storage and backup engineers
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MA
Business Development
Medical
4

Chief Architect

Drove a cooperative venture between the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) aimed at developing a common set of services to store and manage data about infectious agents

  • Recruited and trained team members in areas such as business domains and software baselines.
  • Provided mentorship to team members in technical areas and monitored their performance.
  • Drove the creation of coding/unit testing standards, while maintaining project technical quality standards.
  • Led the development and quality review of requirements and design specification documents.
  • Earned recognition from the USDA, which adopted [company name]'s software product over their original product.
  • Developed and delivered a new system to the CDC that was a substantial improvement over their legacy system.
  • Simplified tasks of the CDC (and eventually USDA) personnel by developing a sophisticated user interface.
  • Spearheaded the development of a comprehensive regression testing program using jUnit.
  • Architected a system, which entailed designing framework and framework classes for the entire application.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MS
Software Systems Engineering
5

Chief Architect

  • Chief Architect of HPES' global hosted speech services
  • Product Owner of Customer Self Support Services
  • Maintained 99.999% availability every year for seven years
  • Co-leader of architectural move to virtualization of BPO services
  • Designed the first multi-tenant fully SIP enabled VoIP telephony platform using Genesys 7.5, migrating to 8.1, integrated with Avaya CMS, then Aura
  • Technology platforms: Genesys, Avaya, NICE, Verint, Empirix, Cyara
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Environmental Studies
MA
Business Administration
6

Chief Architect

  • Led 7+ developers in creating high-performance distributed mobile applications.
  • Created full-stack iOS applications including NodeJS back-end infrastructure hosted on AWS.
  • Created marketing websites using React.js with analytics and AB testing to improve results.
  • Interacted with marketing and advertising consultants to promote and track success of applications.
  • Interfaced with CEO and Board to receive direction and provide leadership to team.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science
BS
Electrical Engineering
7

Founder and Chief Architect

Conceived, designed and programmed vertical search engine for wine and spirits.

  • Built site in Python using the TurboGears framework.
  • Back-end uses PostgreSQL running on Ubuntu Linux.
  • Front end uses jQuery/JavaScript, and custom administration console uses React.js.
  • Implemented custom logging and monitoring framework.
  • Extensive use of MemCached and Redis to improve performance.
  • Programmed sophisticated Unicode aware web crawler and parser capable of handling thousands of stores.
  • Created an extensible back-end complete with wiki, issue tracker, and content management system (CMS).
  • Built automated deployment system that creates and manages both KVM and cloud instances.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Computer Systems Engineering
8

Chief Architect, Infrastructure and Virtualization

  • Managed and maintained a data center co-location cage (300+ servers) at Savvis.
  • Deployed and managed a large complex fiber channel (FC) Storage Area Network (SAN) environment
  • Performed zoning, LUN provisioning and configured multipathing for MS Exchange and MS SQL volumes.
  • Managed a server team supporting VMWare, Linux and Windows system administration.
  • Deployed and administered a 500+ Microsoft Windows Server 2008 \ 2003 Active Directory environment.
  • Architected and managed multiple VMWare vSphere Environments (vSphere 5.x and vSphere 4.x).
  • Racked, deployed and configured multiple HP Blade server environments and HP Proliant 1U\2UServers.
  • Administered and managed a Cisco ASA Firewalls, Cisco Routers and Cisco switches.
  • Architected, configured and managed an enterprise backup infrastructure utilizing CommVault Simpana 9.x.
  • Reduced MS Exchange backup windows from 36 - 48+ hours down to 12 hours.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
9

Chief Architect

Taking web-application through a full cycle from inception to completion.

  • Inventing "know-hows" on daily basis to create "impossible" app. features.
  • Staying on top of architectural needs and maintaining refactoring cycles.
  • Staying self-motivated and never giving up.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Computer Science / Graphics
10

Chief Architect

  • Worked with several federal agencies including but not limited to: US Dept. of State, Dept. of Interior, Defense Intelligence Agency, Dept. of Homeland Security.
  • Developed and deployed onsite specialized solutions for US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Architected, Configured, and tested the design of SharePoint farms for many of [company name] clients
  • Built a training program and was responsible for [company name] CPLS (Certified Partner Learning Solutions) designation
  • Lead Center of Excellence for both Training and SharePoint line of business
  • Developed SharePoint best practices for internal use
  • Design, Configure, and Test the architecture of enterprise solutions using Microsoft's SharePoint 2007 (MOSS, WSS 3.0)
  • Create training material for SharePoint 2010 - 2013
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Information Technology
MS
Cybersecurity

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