Professional Profile

Professional Profile

IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture manager with substantial experience in leading strategic change initiatives and building up the EA discipline from ground up.

  • Proven lead Enterprise Architect and program lead of cloud migration, IT landscape modernization and business transformation initiatives.
  • Passionate strategic thinker, complex problem solver, and creator of architectures and principles.
  • Longstanding experience in digitalization and process automation of customer self-service and omni-channel processes.
  • Interdisciplinary background in business administration and business information management, with more than 10 years hands-on professional IT experience in different positions across a variety of industries.
  • Adept in applying the newest technologies such as Cloud, APIs, and Microservices to realize tangible business value.
  • Microsoft Azure experienced, Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect, AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification, SAFe 4 Agilist, TOGAF, ITIL Foundation.

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Work Experience

Manager IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture 04/2019  -  today
Swisscard AECS GmbH, Horgen
Senior / Enterprise Architect 01/2013 - 05/2018
Swisscom, Zürich / Bern
Senior Solutions Architect 09/2010 - 12/2012
Swisscom, Zürich / Bern
Senior / Consultant Technology 01/2006 - 08/2010
ESPRiT Unternehmensberatung, Bern / Zürich

Education

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS)
Business Information Management
09/2011  -  11/2013
University of Applied Sciences, St. Gallen (FHSG)
Business Administration Studies
Betriebsökonom FH
08/2002 - 11/2005
Zürich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur (ZHAW)

Skills

Enterprise Architecture
IT Strategy
Strategic and Architecture Principles
Target Architectures
Cloud Architectures
Azure / GCP / AWS
Cloud Foundry
Containers
Modern Applications Architecure
Microservices
Self-Contained Systems
12-Factor Apps
Modern Web Applications Architectures
Server side Applications
Single Page Apps
REST & Web APIs
Omni-Channel Digitalization
Digital Customer Self-Services
Digitalization of Order Capture and eCommerce
Information Security
On Premise / Cloud Security Concepts
Solution Consulting
Requirement Analysis
Solution Definition

Certifications

GCP - Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect 06/2018
Coursera - Data Engineering on GCP 10/2018
AWS - Amazon Web Services
Solutions Architect Associate 06/2016
SAFe - Scaled Agile Framework
SAFe 4 Agilist 02/2017
TOGAF
Architecture Development Method
ITIL
Foundation

Travels

Trans-Siberian / Asia journey 04/2017  -  07/2017
Trans-Siberian railway: From Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) to Beijing
South Korea: Seoul
Japan: Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Myajima, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Beppu, Shimoda Izu, Tokyo
China: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong
Indonesia: Bali
Thailand: Bangkok, Koh Samui
Asia journey 09/2010 - 01/2011
Philippines, Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore