• About ME

    Technology Lead with extensive experience in Adobe Experience Manager, Enterprise Architecture, Operations and Management

    Strong knowledge of enterprise infrastructure, application design, implementation and support focusing on internet-based technology-related solutions. Established record of problem solving while balancing usability, security and stability. Built products and solutions that optimize and strengthen existing processes and systems.

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    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

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  • "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work"

    Aristotle

  • Areas of Expertise

    Adobe Marketing Cloud

    • Solid understanding of all CQ5/ AEM stack building blocks including WCM (Web Content Management), DAM (Digital Asset Management), templates, components, dialogs, widgets, blogs, Apache Sling, JCR (Java Content Repository), workflows, forms, commerce integration etc., and the CQ5/ AEM development and deployment process
    • AEM Administration: Tasks like clustering, dispatcher configuration, Package Management (cURL), Replication Agents, Tar Optimization, Data Store Garbage Collector, Security OSGi bundle configuration and Log File Management.
    • Knowledge of SiteCatalyst, Dynamic Tag Manager, Adobe Campaign and other cloud integrations.
    • Experience building mobile applications with content in sync with web platforms using AEM and DPS (now AEM Mobile).
    • Hands on experience with SEO (metadata, sitemap, robots, redirects etc.,), Google Analytics, SiteCatalyst. Knowledge of cloud based integrations like Google Tag Manager, Dynamic Tag Manager and A/B Testing tools like Test & Target.
    • Improve caching abilities to boost web performance. 
    • Full Stack web architect (end-to-end) with strong experience on domain mapping, load balancing, web server configuration, back-end/ front-end layers along with infrastructure management (Data Center and Cloud implementation like AWS, Rackspace) and operations. Built IT infrastructure related to code management (cross-continent), development and automation.
    • Built high available global systems with localization and translation capabilities.
    • Hands on experience with content delivery platforms like Akamai and Edgecast. . Created custom applications that run on Akamai.

    Enterprise Architecture

    • Architected service oriented (SOA using ESB) platforms, responsive websites and mobile applications that are robust, cost-effective and scalable.
    • Experience creating architecture and system design documents using UML and responsible for directing the functional design, technical design, implementation and integration with 3rd party services.
    • Technical consultant with strong background in identifying business issues, analyze client systems, provide technical solutions and lead the implementation.
    • Analyze, make recommendation and create IT BOM for hosting requirements (physical and logical networking) and document deployment strategy.
    • Experience with project life cycle/ SDLC methodologies like agile (scrum) with paired programming technique, iterative (RUP) and waterfall.
    • Lead the process of practice improvement within the technology department in the areas of repeatable software development processes, quality assurance, and rapid acquisition of expertise in new technologies.
    • Communicates with process owners, Computing Systems Architects, Systems Analysts, Programmers, and System and Database Administrators.
    • Works with the leadership team to evaluate and/or contribute to SOWs, cost and schedule estimates. Recommends the appropriate technology and tailor solutions based on a complete understanding of the requirements.
    • Understand business processes, data structure gain subject matter expertise to provide efficient solutions.
    • Creates and monitors the set of policies that establish standard coding practices, deployment frameworks, tools, and methodology. Ensures that all new applications and solutions meet functional requirements, enterprise standards, and compliance related requirements.

    Management

    • Provide Leadership and support for the technical team through entire project lifecycle, ensuring technical requirements, specifications, and deliverables are met in a timely manner.
    • Follows lean practices and very passionate about automating repeated tasks. Implemented automation for repeatable tasks like deployment, environment sync and release management.
    • Develop a culture of continuous improvement and an environment that fosters staff growth and development.
    • Evaluate business issues and consult with business units to share technology-related knowledge, business process enhancements and best practices. Act as primary technical liaison with business leaders.
    • Lead development of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with business for IT services. Established appropriate metrics and reporting processes to ensure SLAs are achieved.  Provide comparison and cost analysis regarding third-party solutions to be integrated into existing services.
    • Cultivates, disseminates, and enforces functional policies, procedures, and quality assurance best practices.
    • Experience working with high profile IT leads and executives on the client side. Build new partnerships and manage client relationships that are strategic for organization’s growth.
    • Participate in IT strategic and operational planning to achieve customer goals. Establish departmental vision, goals, objectives, and operating procedures. Act as Key advisor for present and future technology matters.
    • Managed teams comprising of application developers, UX, design, analytics and sys-admin teams providing 24x7 support. Continually mentor and evaluate the development staff. Provide performance reviews and career development feedback for team members.
    • Evaluate the best technological solution for each project make recommendations on resource balancing and project outsourcing.
    • Assist senior management with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Work experience

    Consultant @ FordDirect

    Lead Technical Architect/ Sr. AEM Architect

    American Public University System

    AVP, IT Applications Development

    MRM//McCANN

    Assoc. Director of Technology

    Previously MRM Worldwide

    Analysts International Corporation

    Technical Team Lead & App Sustain Manager

    Tech Mahindra

    Systems Analyst

    (previously Satyam Computer Services Ltd.,)

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