Work Experience

Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in various industries. From my first entry-level position to my current role, I have honed my skills and developed a strong work ethic. I have had the privilege of working with diverse teams and collaborating on numerous projects, which has enhanced my ability to adapt to different work environments. Through these experiences, I have cultivated excellent communication and problem-solving skills, allowing me to effectively contribute to team objectives and meet deadlines. Additionally, I have had the chance to take on leadership roles, where I have demonstrated my ability to motivate and guide others toward success. Overall, my work experience has provided me with a solid foundation and has prepared me for future challenges in my professional journey.

Otis Elevator Company

November 2022 - Now

I work at Otis Elevator Company as a DevSecOps Transformation Leader. My role involves ensuring the standardization of technology and tools throughout the development process. I am responsible for promoting a unified approach to software development, focusing on the integration of security practices into the DevOps workflow. By implementing best practices and efficient processes, I aim to streamline the development cycle and enhance the overall security posture of our applications. This involves collaborating with cross-functional teams, such as developers, operations, and security professionals, to identify areas of improvement and implement appropriate solutions. Through my leadership, I strive to create a culture of continuous improvement, fostering innovation and security in every aspect of our development journey.

DevSecOps - Transformation | November 2022 - Now

Key Experiences

Defined Unified Tooling for SDLC

Launch Terraform Templates for IaC Provisioning

Migration of Projects to Azure DevOps

Defined Tooling to run DBs as Code

Regular Demos of Transformation Activity to the Organization

Defined Automated Provisioning/Testing/Monitoring Framework

Ford Motor Company

March 2015 - August 2022

I worked at Ford as a Solution Architect and Project Manager in the Connected Vehicle space. I had the opportunity to join Ford as part of their rotational program, known as the Ford College Graduate (FCG) program. As a solution architect, I was responsible for designing and implementing innovative solutions to enhance the connectivity and functionality of Ford vehicles. Additionally, as a project manager, I led cross-functional teams and ensured the successful execution of projects within the connected vehicle domain. Working at Ford allowed me to gain valuable experience in the automotive industry and contribute to the advancement of technology in vehicles.

Solution Architect | June 2021 - August 2022

Key Experiences

Designed Solutions for the Feature Enrollment Platform for Fleet/Retail Customers

Created Migration Plan for Enrollment Platform Migration from Azure to GCP

Redesigned Feature Management Application to Micro-Services Architecture

Created Strategy for Vehicle Telemetry sharing with 3rd Parties

Produced Technical Documents for Product Teams on Applications Design

Created Vehicle Event Driven Enrollment Pattern

Redesigned Vehicle Authorization & Association Pattern

Designed OTA Based Feature Enrollment Pattern

Training New Team Members

Product Manager | June 2017 - May 2021

Key Experiences

Created Event Driven Feature Enrollment Platform

Designed Self Healing Strategy Transaction Strategy

Reduced Enrollment Time to Under 90s of Vehicle Connecting to Cloud

Designed Applications with Resilience and Reduced Failure Points

Supported Application Migration to Ford's TMC Platform

Used Jira and CA Agile Central to Manage Team Backlog

Delivered/Tested Software Using CI/CD Pipelines

Launched Ford's 3rd Party API Platform (Ford Connect)

Launched Google Assistant & Alexa Voice Application for FordPass and Lincoln Way Customers

Integrated with Amazon Key to Launch Secure Delivery to Vehicle (Alpha/Beta)

Created Product Based Production Support Methodologies

Lead Team of 8-10 Developers

Ford College Graduate Program (FCG) | March 2015 - June 2017

Key Experiences

First Rotation | PMO Consultant

Created SharePoint Site for Program Management of the Connected Vehicle Program

Learned Portfolio Management of Enterprise Application

Consulted with the Connected Vehicle Team to Create Program Governance

Second Rotation | IBM Business Process Developer

Learned to Create Workflow Business Process Applications to Automate Business Processes

Enhanced Existing Workflows with New Features

Updated Platform UI to NextGen Coaches to Support Platform Upgrades

Gathered Requirements to Automate New Business Processes for Engineering Team

Third Rotation | Fleet Portfolio Management

Researched e-Commerce Platform for Fleet Connected Customers

Conducted Demos with Suppliers

Conducted Alignment Meetings to Launch the New Police Responder Program

Created Business Requirement Documents for the Delivery Team

Gathered Requirements to Automate New Business Processes for Engineering Team

Contractor to Ford (The Epitec Group)

SYNC Business Analyst | June 2014 - February 2015

Key Experiences

Developed work plans to reach target goals

Conducted requirement gathering to develop High-Level Requirements Docs

Documenting workflow for applications developed

Participated in application demos to the business customer

SYNC Data Analyst | April 2013 - June 2014

Key Experiences

Review Project Scorecards in Clarity to support program governance

Facilitate the North American IT alignment meetings for SYNC

Update and maintain confidential data in the manufacturing database

Create, manage, and maintain the SYNC SharePoint sites

Review project/program financial spreadsheets