Steve Weiland - Sr. Enterprise/Modernization Architect

211 Lakeway Ln.
Apollo Beach, FL. 33572
(913) 683-2617

An IT professional since 1969, experienced in mainframe, mini and microcomputer technologies.  Since 1995, the primary focus has been on the strategic planning, management, architecture, modernization and development of business solutions employing Internet technologies.  Expert Enterprise Architect, Project Manager, Lead Developer and IT executive.  Very skilled in the ability to work with business executives to help identify business objectives, in being able to communicate and explain technology to non IT persons, and in mentoring IT staff.  Strong decision making, negotiation, strategic thinking, planning, stakeholder management, communication, problem solving, leadership, training, IT management and teamwork skills.

Current Technical Areas of Expertise

  • HIPAA compliant Telemedicine technologies
  • Strategic Enterprise Planning
  • Full SDLC (Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, DevOps)
  • UML, OOD, Web Services
  • E-Commerce, EDI
  • Web hosting/E-Mail services
  • HTML, XHTML, DHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Open Source Technologies (LAMP)
  • Microsoft Technologies (.NET, Sharepoint, SSRS)
  • Mainframe Technologies
  • IT Governance
  • Java Technologies
  • SOA/EAI/ESB Technologies
  • Linux Sys/Network Administration
  • Firewall/Application/Data Security
  • DB2, Oracle, Informix, MYSQL, SQL Server
  • C, C#, Shell, Java, PHP, Adobe Air, Ruby
  • Technology Assessments
  • I/HaaS, PaaS, SaaS… XaaS
  • TOGAF, Catalyst, GAME, ITIL
  • Cloud Migrations, Application Modernizations/Transformations
  • Team leader, Project Manager
  • Data Warehousing, Analytics
Industry/Application Experience

  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Non-Profit/Faith
  • CRM, SAP
  • Railroad
  • Supply/Logistics
  • Telephony
  • Crime Prevention
  • Restaurant Mgt 
  • Training 
  • Insurance 
  • Banking 
  • Retail
  • HR
  • Financial 
  • ERP 
  • IT Process, Planning & Management
  • Film Processing 
  • Education
  • Military

Employment History

Sep 2014 - Dec 2015 Principal Enterprise Architect Ciber
    • Architected enterprise solutions for cloud migrations, application and infrastructure modernizations, business analytics, big data, Agile/DevOps, Enterprise Quality Assurance and SDLC, IT Strategies, application portfolio management and assessments using on and off shore resources.
    • Responsible for the development of the delivery methodologies and assets for Ciber’s portfolio of solutions.
    • Software technologies include IBM, Open Source (LAMP) and .NET software stacks.
    Jan 2014 - Aug 2014 Sr. Enterprise Architect IBM
      • Participated in the consolidation and modernization of data centers (infrastructure and applications), located worldwide, and consisting of over 25,000 servers, spanning all major platform and software stacks.  As an architect, my role consisted of infrastructure, network, application and database analysis for the purpose of developing consolidation and migration wave plans.
      • Software technologies include IBM, Open Source (LAMP) and .NET software stacks.

      Jan 2013 - Jan 2014 Sr. Enterprise Architect Ciber
      • Pre-implementation planning and preparation of SOA Roadmap and modernization efforts for an international retailer.
      • Identification of presentation layer components such as user-access interfaces, OU building blocks etc. in preparation for SOA transformation initiatives and an ESB project to follow.
      • Establishing relationship between presentation layer interfaces and business process-layer, services and services-component layers.
      • Artifacts/Deliverables: Architecture Vision, Architecture Definition Document Capability Roadmap, Requirements Management, As-is/To-Be Gap Matrices, Services Standards Specifications, Business Process Relationships, Types of Services, Service-Categories, External Services/API specifications, Security, Communications-Plan, SOA Consumer-Access Specifications, XML Schema Specification guidelines, Service-Design Patterns, Service-Registry/Discovery Specifications, SOA Contract Specifications, Platform-Service Specifications, Service-Monitoring/Management Specifications, Service Alert Specifications, Service Implementation and Migration Plan, Service-Virtualization Specifications, Service-Mediation Specifications, Proof-of-Concept Planning, Disaster-Recovery guidelines, Architecture Repository guidelines, Response-Caching guidelines, Tools & Testing guidelines, Roles/Labor/Skill Requirements, Training/Presentation Guidelines, Interfacing with ensuing ESB and Application projects.
      • Software technologies include IBM, Open Source (LAMP) and .NET software stacks.
      • Methods and best practices included components from TOGAF and Catalyst, resulting in GAME (Good Enough Architecture Methodology).

      Sep 2012 - Jan 2013 Sr. Enterprise Architect Computer Sciences Corporation
      •  Defined the standards for product packaging of SOA services and frameworks used in the modernization of insurance applications.
      • Technologies involved included some legacy mainframe systems, but mostly JAVA on Open Source platforms with Oracle as the DBMS.  MULE was used as the ESB.
      • The set of applications had well over 1000 developers dedicated to it, both on-site and off-shore.


      Sep 2010 - Sep 2012 Sr. Enterprise Architect Terenine
      • Facilitated strategic enterprise planning sessions and architected enterprise level IT infrastructures and web applications employing both open source (LAMP) and proprietary  technologies.  Architected the modernization of financial applications.
      • My specialties included the design and development of EAI and SOA hybrid architectures, and the engineering of anything as a service (XaaS).
      • Was contracted to a world-wide organization where I fulfilled the roles of Enterprise Architect and Lead Developer.
      • Designed and developed a custom SOA and Enterprise Service Bus using the LAMP stack.  Methods and best practices included components from TOGAF and Catalyst, resulting in GAME (Good Enough Architecture Methodology).
      • The SOA was used primarily to enable the integration of legacy, .NET and open source applications employing a variety of DBMS’s.

      Feb 2002 - Sep 2010 Owner, Architect
      • Provided Enterprise, Modernization and Solutions Architect consulting services.
      • Designed, developed and hosted Internet, Intranet and Extranet applications for clients nationwide. Among these were applications that employed database, E-Commerce and HIPAA compliant TeleMedicine technologies using the LAMP stack..
      • For hosting services, I built, maintained and administered my own network of 23 physical Linux servers. 
      Apr 2000 - Feb 2002 Principal Architectural Expert Computer Sciences Corporation
      • Provided marketing support by participating as lead architect in numerous proposal development efforts for mainframe backend E~Business projects using EAI and IAI technologies
      • Provided architect and full life-cycle project management services to GM’s OnStar project using object oriented technologies and CSC’s Catalyst methodology
      • Provided application architecture services to a major insurance carrier in order to enable them to provide rate quotes and policies via the Internet.
      • Developed web applications using LAMP, Microsoft and JAVA technologies


      Jan 1998 - Apr 2000 Project Manager, Internet Architect Self-Employed
      • For a major provider of insurance services, worked with business units as the senior Architect to help develop their E~Commerce strategies.  Worked with IT to architect their security and network infrastructures in support of those strategies.
      • For a major hotel chain, provided lead architect and full life-cycle project management services for the development of a set of branded web sites that offer internationalization, customizable user preferences, and functionality that requires interfaces with numerous backend client/server and legacy systems.
      • Developed web applications using LAMP, Microsoft and JAVA technologies


      Feb 1997 - Jan 1998 Sr. Internet Architect IBM
      • Served in the capacity of Sr. Internet Architect on engagements in the financial, healthcare, travel, Y2K and retail/catalog sales industries.
      • Developed web applications using LAMP, Microsoft and JAVA technologies.


      Jun 1989 - Feb 1997 Project Manager, Architect, Developer Self-Employed
      • Provided E~Business architecture and strategic consulting services to IBM, AT&T, Mercantile Bank, Wholesale Depot, RCI, and TTX
      • For a large communications company, was responsible for the design and development of communications software between applications on computers worldwide, and for the interfaces of these applications to other systems.
      • For a restaurant and nightclub chain, architected and managed the development of a systems encompassing personnel, payroll, inventory, food ordering, liquor ordering and control, reservations, membership, billing, financials and cash register point of sales applications.
      • For IBM, was the DBA responsible for the design of and development of large-scale Informix and DB2 databases.
      • For IBM, was the manager of the technical architecture team for a major film processing client.  The team was responsible for all systems and network administration, and the development of all middleware for the applications.
      • As lead architect, designed and developed a telemarketing support system for one of the world's largest non-profit organizations.
      • For various clients, designed and developed software tools to help automate IT processes, such as tape reservation systems, messaging systems, and release management systems.
      • Developed video training courses for various IT technologies.


      Mar 1984 - Jun 1989 President, Founder Information Technology Development Corp
      • Developed ITDC into a multi-million dollar client/server training and consulting business.
      • In addition to managing the day to day activities, personally developed the textbooks for over 42 different courses, and taught these to hundreds of corporate and government students.  These include Unix, Shell, SysAdmin, C, Informix SQL, Esql/C, and Informix 4GL.
      • Personally developed all software for the automation of our in-house processes.


      Jun 1979 - Mar 1984 Project Manager, Architect, Developer Computer Sciences Corporation
      • As a methodology and process consultant, developed the standards and procedures used by Xerox to develop a nationwide order admin system.
      • As a full-cycle project manager, managed the development of mainframe based interagency reciprocity applications for Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
      • As a project manger, managed a team of programmer/analysts, systems programmers and operations staff in the DOS to MVS conversion of all systems for a large metropolitan school system.
      • For Cincinnati Bell, developed the UNIX based application to automate their coin counting operations.
      • For Siemens in Europe, designed UNIX like utilities for use on Siemens mainframes.
      • For Siemens in Europe, participated in the analysis and design of a multilingual, automated help desk system.
      • As project manager, managed a team of analysts in the requirements analysis and design of a mainframe system to automate passenger and freight train operations for the German National Railway.
      • Designed and developed a custom software development methodology for the German National Railway.


      Sep 1977 - Jun 1979 Member Technical Staff Bell Laboratories
      • As a programmer/analyst, participated in the development of mainframe based telephone equipment inventory and modeling systems.  Also participated in the development of UNIX based in-house applications and tools.


      Sep 1969 - Sep 1977 Project Leader, Analyst, Developer United States Marine Corps
      • Cherry Point, North Carolina: As a project leader, designed and managed the development of personnel and financial mainframe applications for the Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic.
      • Iwakuni, Japan: As a programmer/analyst, developed numerous mainframe systems including personnel, inventory, commissary, payroll, fiscal, supply, aircraft ready/maintenance, motor vehicle registration and crime prevention applications. During off-duty hours taught various computer courses for the Department of Defense High Schools and Los Angeles City College.
      • Quantico, Virginia: As a programmer/analyst, worked on the development of for personnel, payroll and fiscal mainframe applications.
      • Kaneohe, Hawaii – Camp LeJeune, North Carolina: As a programmer/analyst, worked on the development of personnel and financial mainframe applications.

      Steve Weiland,
      Jan 17, 2016, 11:42 PM