Cyber Security & Cloud Architect Profiles

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Technical & Solution Cloud Architect

AWS Certified Architect - Associate with over 20 years experience across a broad range of services and solutions which include:

Digital Transformation Specialists - Technical/Cloud Architect and DevOps advocate.

  • Digital Transformation for one of the largest energy suppliers in the UK, including on premises to AWS cloud migration of entire digital customer facing web platform.
  • This encompassed up-skilling the existing team, adopting agile methodologies and leveraging automation, continuous integration and continuous release/deployments and adopting a devops culture

Service Provider to Media & Entertainment - Solutions Architect, Cloud Architect and DevOps advocate.

  • Introduction of cloud based solutions using AWS, Containerisation (Docker) and Terraform.
  • Solution design and POC for moving product integrations into the cloud using AWS best practices,
  • infrastructure as code and continuous deployment.

Digital Transformation Specialists - Technical Architect;

  • External Digital Expert on confidential client projects within finance and insurance sector.
  • Technical Architecture, Solution Design and capability building using agile methodologies, DevOps, continuous integration and delivery.
  • Introduction of cloud-based technologies using AWS, Docker, Terraform and Kubernetes.

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AWS Cloud Architect & Engineer

Degree Qualified in Computer Science AWS Cloud Architect, with over 10 years experience in IT which has always included Cloud development and operations, both public and private cloud.

Over 7 years experience working with AWS as both an Architect and DevOps Engineer.

Projects Include:

  • Enterprise digital transformation - architect and lead for the delivery of a cutting edge OpenShift platform using AWS, achieved in 6 months. Implemented Agile process and advised on digital strategy.
  • Enterprise DevOps implementation - led the implementation of DevOps processes in traditional enterprise. Consulted with senior management on implementation of Agile. process. Architect and engineered services for delivery of platform.
  • Start-Up Company - Architect and engineered web application to process Earth Observation data and map it in real-time. Presented the solution to ESA and SAP Hana executives at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
  • Designed and built multiple Big Data Platforms using technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Kafka, HBase and RedShift.

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VP for Global Transformation and Programme Director

A Digital Transformation Leader experienced in engaging stakeholders, aligning interests and identifying innovation needs to stay competitive and to deliver customer success. Focused on business results, building capability, process and technology transformation initiatives.

  • Strengthened professional services within Public Security & Safe City vertical capability of a $70Bn vendor selling to government & enterprise clients, resulting in a new consulting department within a $20Bn business unit.
  • A Security Product, Solution, Cloud Director proficient in creating product and solution portfolios, go-to-market strategies, defining value propositions, generating revenue, establishing strategic partnerships.
  • Developed and managed full life cycle of a suite of 2-factor authentication products based on PKI digital certificates and disk encryption solutions for consumers and enterprise customers.
  • Expert in Public Safety and Cyber Security successfully managing large scale programs, designing ‘fit for purpose’ solutions, presenting to CxO audiences and providing thought leadership. Extensive knowledge of business models, vertical solutions, horizontal technologies, financial instruments and market landscape.
  • Recovered a failing project as a crisis manager and developed a secure distributed system of 100 000 workstations with secure chip boot, IDS/IPS, mobile APN VPN and proprietary Java Agile developed software.

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Chief Cloud Architect

Degree Qualified with over 16 years’ experience, initially as a developer with 8 years as a Lead Architect. Extensive certification including AWS Solutions Architect, Agile & Scrum Master certified and TOGAF

Multiple  Achievements most recent of which:

As CTO for a startup company that wanted a behavioural analytics and customer engagement system to deliver highly data-driven and personalised customer experiences, by using AI.

  • Built and led the design and development team (Offshore) for this cutting-edge behaviour driven AI mar-tech solutions design & implementation project. (Looking at behavioural Analytics for eCommerce companies)
  • Project involved; Big Data; Machine Learning AI; Kafka; Microservices; AWS Cloud; Python; Java; Kotlin; React / Ionic.
  • Result - MVP has been created and used by some customers. There are several new modules in the backlog.

Earlier Project Included:

Head of IT & Development for a start-up FinTech - Web Based Trading Platform designed exclusively to provide a secure and efficient electronic mechanism to facilitate the trading for (largely) Middle Eastern, financial institutions and for Top 50 Banks in the world.

  • Already had an unreliable MVP.
  • Wanted an improvement for the product to provide the highest security, exceptional flexibility for bespoke trading processes, high throughput and low response time, easy integration with world banks back office systems, 24/7 availability.
  • The first step was to move the system to AWS, several system refactoring, version upgrade, I introduced web service interfaces for integration with world banks, file based transaction data transfer module, several bespoke trading method, upgraded warrant management system. (Java, Web, Microservice, Kafka Messaging, AWS)
  • Result – Company become the tech leader in Middle East market. Achieved several awards

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AWS Cloud Security Architect

Extensive AWS Certification (Security Specialist, Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer)

Over 20 Years experience as an IT professional, with 10 years in Security

Most Recent Assignment include:

  • Leading account-centralised AWS resource compliance, alerting and automated remediation project
  • Datacentre and workload/application migration project
  • Infrastructure architecture and best practices
  • DevSecOps engagement
  • Event-driven and automated security enforcing compliance and governance
  • Pipeline security
  • Infrastructure as Code, Security as Code, CloudFormation security validation and linting, SAST and Dynamic Asset Scanning
  • Multi-account architecture and security, RBAC access to AWS services
  • Terraform/CloudFormation platform deployment

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Azure Solutions Architect

Azure Certified Professional with CCSK & Google Cloud Certified, with a Masters Degree in Computer Applications with over 15 years experience.

Highly experienced Architect:

  • Architecture, Design and Development of Microsoft Azure Public Cloud core foundational platform adhering to services matching critical business processes. Coverage Azure IaaS and PaaS services covering infrastructure, security, data and application domains
  • Design and development of Infrastructure Architecture adhering to high volume, transactional and resilient requirements for the internet banking platform (18K Logons).
  • Extensive exposure to infrastructure design and deployment for applications developed in Java/J2EE components on x86 distributed and midrange platforms for internet banking
  • Designed infrastructure for implementing Light Weight SOA Services, involving rationalisation of application workloads (ESB) and replacing heavy weight orchestrations (WPS).
  • Virtualisation (VMWare ESX) and Cloud computing technologies (IBM Bluemix, GCP, AWS and Microsoft Azure).
  • Technology Consultant for a wide array of business applications covering Performance & Capacity Management, Database Management, Database Migration, Application Architecture Review, Performance Benchmark Review and Performance

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Cloud & Enterprise Architect

AWS Certified Architect & Developer Associate with 20 years overall experience of which 15 years working in Enterprise Systems.

Projects Include:

National Utilities company – Cloud Solution Architect

  • Working on defining application migrations into the cloud, developing approach, methodologies & strategies
  • Cloud agnostic approach, with core knowledge of public AWS & Azure offerings & Private HP & Verizon offerings.
  • Development of Architectural principles & artefacts
  • Cloud Architecture design governance, promoting best practice cloud native designs with an aim to minimise traditional architecture development in the cloud (de-coupled applications, server-less where possible, PaaS before IaaS etc) and leverage cost optimisations in the cloud.

Principle AWS Architect and Global Lead

  • Large Transformation of SAP HEC (HANA Enterprise Cloud) service offerings into a cloud based model.
  • Key focus is the extension of SAP HEC services into AWS, Azure & Google Cloud services (amongst others).

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Cloud Technical Architect

AWS Cloud Practitioner & Solution Architect Associate and GCP Professional Architect with multiple other certificates and qualifications. Over 25 years experience in IT Systems with over 10 years as a Technical Architect.

Worked on numerous Government projects including (buy not limited to):

Requirement gathering & then designs and documentation in Teams, Confluence or Git. Generation of cost estimates for next phase and MVP as well as solution briefcase. Troubleshooting and recommendations during phase sprint. Assisting with build out in Terraform and ensuring delivery is on time and working as expected. On all projects we try to utilise reusable artifact’s whenever possible and infrastructure as code whilst adhering to the well architected framework.

  • SSCL which was a huge migration with numerous government departments now on cloud.
  • Migration project for CJSE which was recognised as best project by government sector head from on premise to Cloud.
  • CJSE to AWS Alpha Migration which involves PSN connection from Datacentre to AWS.
  • Working on our own CSP which has been reused for different clients

Design & Implementation of a VPDC as part of a 1 Billion project. The design included working with third party security, hosting and Pen-Testing

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Cloud Solution Architect & Digital Transformation Specialist

 MSc in Software and Systems Security with AWS Solution Architect (Associate), CISSP and PRINCE2 certified. Over 25 years experience of Project Management and around 20 years as a Solutions Architect with extensive experience of Cloud Migration Projects:

Cloud Migration Technical Project Manager and Solution Architect for Near CNI Migration and Mobility Applications

  • Le the migration for near-CNI applications (.Net and Java based) used by the control teams and Mobility applications (iOS based) used by the 3000 strong field force. These 30 applications with close to 180 interfaces and 460 components have been migrated from on-premise to AWS Cloud platform and IBM private cloud

Solution Architect –Digital Transformation for Global O&G Upstream:

  • Major Modernise and Transformation initiative at the Company who were pushing agile ways of working. The immediate focus of the project was to provide a secure global capability to allow information exchange between Company and the contractors working on its Major Capital Projects.
  • The overall solution used Cloud based technologies (Azure, Amazon AWS, Salesforce.com) including RPA for automation, data acquisition from IoT devices, and AI/ML to generate intelligence based on data ontology.

Interim Cyber Security Manager / Head of Cyber Security – For Major Construction Programme:

  • Responsible for the cyber security strategy and the overall security architecture. This required him was to deliver a set of cyber security initiatives to improve the company’s cyber security maturity.
  • Architect for the complete Target Application Architecture for this programme, the primary focus being to deliver a portfolio of business applications using a mix of public and private Cloud applications. (SaaS - NetSuite, iTrent, ASite, Dynamics 365; IaaS, PaaS – Azure, Office365 and AWS, Dell Boomi).

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Presales Solution Architect Manager/Director

COMPLEX SOLUTION DESIGN | PRE-SALES MANAGEMENT | BID MANAGEMENT | ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE | CLOUD

An innovative leader with hands-on experience directing development and architecture for multimillion-dollar initiatives in various sectors.

B.Eng. (Hons), Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Adept as a technologist across multiple clouds with multiple certification including (but not limited to);  AWS Certified Solution Architect – Professional; AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional; Azure Solutions Architect Expert; BCS Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise & Solution Architecture.

Global Solution Architect

  • Leading hiring plans for EMEA and North America
  • Moved the organisation from traditional enterprise software sales to pureplay cloud selling
  • Responsible for business development in DACH, and critical UK accounts with a target of $200k MRR
  • Working with customers to develop compelling business cases, then designed & ran proof of value engagements.
  • Solution architecture and migration strategies for legacy enterprise applications, based on AIX, IBM i or x86
  • New logo wins include large German Automotive Manufacturer, UK Central Government Department, UK Department Store, and UK Online Retailer (2nd largest in UK).

Solutions Architect, Central Government and National Security

  • Leading the engagement for one of the largest Government accounts at AWS as it undergoes a complex cloud transformation programme. This included building a DevOps practice, overseeing the Professional Services engagement and Partner management.
  • Directed migration from the community cloud provider to AWS, including more than 100 workloads.
  • Provided solution expertise across a variety of development and architectural disciplines.
  • Qualified as AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional and AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

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Head of Enterprise Architecture (Presales)

25 years experience, degree qualified Technical Leader with extensive experience of leading technical presales, Solution Architects and Field Services and skilled in Regulatory Compliance, Cyber Security & Digital Transformation

For a Blockchain, Data Security & Analytics Startup, projects include:

  • Engineering / Pharmaceutical: identify >500M data objects across 100s of integration points (e.g. file systems, SAP, databases) then provide access authorisation workflow, analytics and immutable audit trail
  • Local Government & Emergency Services: families at risk & abused child register for emergency services
  • Mobile Operator: IoT building monitoring device analytics and mobile contract automatic renewal system

For Security & Compliance specialist as Technical Director projects Include:

  • Global High Street Bank: RFP response, solution design, conduct evaluation and resource 35 installations across 28 global regions to control and capture Cisco Jabber for 260,000 users, providing compliance with global Data Protection and Financial Services Industry regulations
  • USA Investment Bank content capture, big data archiving and analytics hosted in IBM Cloud for 250,000 users
  • UK Asset Manager: ran the evaluation and production installation of Instant Messaging and Voice recording of the first trading floor to use Microsoft Skype for Business
  • High street bank: design, undertake evaluation and production installation of policy enforcement and content capture across three universally available regional hubs for 80,000 users of Microsoft Teams

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Senior Cyber Security Lead

Degree Qualified with CISSP & Offering over 15 years Information Technology, Cyber Security and Risk Management leadership across diverse sectors including Defence, Private Sector, Public Sector, Aerospace, Financial Services, Oil, Gas and Power Generation.

Achievements include:

  • Developed Industrial Cyber Security Portfolio for the Oil and Gas industry; Sales to date are £1.2Million+ including a £600K multi-site Cyber Security protection contract with a major Indian Oil & Gas company
  • Co-ordinating security protection of IT, OT & IOT with teams in the USA, Sweden, UK, Germany, India and Europe
  • Contributing to the overall UK & Regional Industrial Cyber Security strategy by identifying where there are opportunities for growth and development for the upsell of the Cyber portfolio to global customers
  • Won £7Million new secure IT service delivery contracts despite UK MoD defence cuts
  • Implemented Cyber Resilience of Financial Services group covering Identity & Access Management (IAM), Risk assessments, Privilege Access Management (PAM), data protection, GDPR/ HMRC/FCA regulatory compliance, incident management, data breach policy, immediate disaster recovery and security awareness training

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