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CV Laurie Monk
Phone: 07949714431 
http://www.lauriemonk.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=33429919
Email: laurie.monk@gmail.com
Address:
87 Thingwall Park
Fishponds
Bristol
BS16 2AL

Profile Leadership, Assurance of Solution Architects and Technical Architects designing business solutions. Defining and developing architecture solutions that address complex business problems. Breadth and depth of experience across enterprise architecture and solution architecture in cloud, hybrid or on premise .


Developing future state models, patterns, principles, strategies, options reports and road-maps for the business. Experience of Enterprise Architecture Tools, Enterprise Architect, Troux, and developing business wide enterprise artefact repositories for applications and integration.


Leading on service designs for integration, with on and offshore delivery partners, providing High Level Designs and assurance as Technical Design Authority for Low Level Designs. Assuring alignment to the strategic vision, principles for strategic business solutions and tactical solutions of innovation.


Responsible for the design, development and management integration of systems and design of SOA services and domain architecture repositories

Key Skills

Enterprise Architecture - Leadership, responsible for architectural principles, architectural standards, applications portfolio management, application integration, resilient application architectures, blending ISEB, TOGAF, ADM and other EA frameworks.

Solution Architecture - Lead assurance or SA role, developing solution options, selection, procurement and implementation.

Integration Architecture: Mayor projects Real Time dispatch management. Policy management, Finance management, dispatch management, repair management, mapping service, vehicle data services, bank and addressing services. Technologies ESB, MQ, F5, FSM, CRM, Portal and IAM.

Assurance - Principles, strategy, technical design authority and assurance roles aligning architecture to future state target operating models.

Software Design – Experience of Agile, Scrum, User stories, Test Driven Development. Experience of Waterfall design, Prince2, Archimate, UML, BPMN and requirements analysis.

Experience of service sourcing, RFI, RFP, OJEU tender, G-Cloud store, Industry frameworks, Market Building SMEs.

Experience of Team Management, Performance Management, Heath and Safety.

Software Development – Java, Tomcat, JBoss, JEE, Alfresco, Liferay, Tibco EMS, Tibco Activematrix, XML, XSLT, POX, JSON, REST Web Services.

Experience of customer led service design, working with business managers to take a modern approach to digital service design and delivery - Customer Experience (CX), Agile (Scrum).

Career History

Enterprise Architect - Integration
RAC Bradley Stoke October 2014 to current
Enterprise architecture function: Technical Design Authority, High Level Design Assurance, Low Level Design Assurance, Domain Enterprise Artefact repository for integration and applications. Application portfolio catalog, Pattern catalog, Technical Reference Models. T Diagrams and Future state planning.

Domain specialism, IBM AppConnect V10,IBM MQ V9, Azure Service Bus, Queues, Topics, API Gateways, Load Balancers, Managed File Transfer in Cloud, Hybrid or on premise scenarios.

Azure Service Bus, Queues, Topics, Logic Apps, Function Apps, API Gateway, High Availability, Geo Redundancy Planning. REDIS cache, AMQP, Express route.

Significant project new infrastructure and migration of IBM Integration Broker V8 to IBM AppConnect V10,IBM MQ V9, 5 Virtual environments, F5 Load balancing,CISCO Firewalls, TMG legacy security service. off site DR , 184 projects, 200 flows, migration SVN to Visual SVN version control, technical coordination of interdisciplinary teams.

High Level Designs for on and off-shore development teams, assurance of Low Level Designs, code reviews. B2B, B2C integration REST/JSON , REST/XML, SOAP XML, MQ, AMQP Apache QPID.

Licence management audit assurance, ILMT, and software licence management assurance and advice, cost savings.

Security by design, migration of HTTP, HTTPS, services to TLS 1.2 as part of ISO 27001

Migration of MPLS service integrations from none network supplier to a new supplier.

Migration of Payment Services, card payments, and financial management integration into ABW.

Solution architecture: Integration design for tier one motor vehicle manufacturer for end to end real time breakdown management from Maastricht call centre, to Azure Call logging and on Premise vehicle dispatch management solution. Reverse engineer high value legacy system to replace with Service Bus and MQ and Relational Data-store. Managed File transfers, Integration Scheduling Quartz with IBM service Bus.

Application, Services and Integration Architect
Bristol City Council April 2010 – Present (4 years+)
Technical design authority, integration assurance, road mapping, OJEU selection Enterprise Resource Planning (Agresso Business World) 

SOA strategy, principles and patterns for, integration, resilience and clustering
Technical design authority and assurance - Business Process Management (Tibco AMX)

Technical design authority and assurance - Business Rules Engine (Tibco BE)

Assurance and G-Cloud store selection for CRM (Salesforce)

Supporting a major transition towards digital services using a customer-centred service design approach. G-Cloud, Agile(Scrum), Digital Services (Liferay).

Technical design authority, assurance EDRM and Collaboration (Alfresco)

Technical design authority and assurance, SOA Governance (Tibco LGF - Systinet)

Application rationalisation future state full lifecycle asset management and licence management, category management, contact management

Environment management strategy, selection and implementation of Software configuration management for external Agile teams (Atlassian)

Leadership, assurance and framework design Enterprise Architecture repository (Troux)

Application Domain Architect
Bristol City Council, October 2009 – April 2010 (8 months)


Developed Application portfolio management, application rationalisation projects

Technical design authority,assurance Integration Service (Tibco EMS)

Technical design authority, Enterprise Search (Google GSA and SOLR)

Roadmap negotiations, Customer relationship management (Lagan)

OJEU tender, selection and assurance Adult care management and Child case management (Protocol ICS)
OJEU tender(s), requirements management, MEAT model BCC WCM (Drupal)


Web Services Manager
Bristol City Council, January 1998 – September 2009 (11 years 9 months)


Team leadership corporate Agile software development projects, test driven development and continuous integration and deployment. Java, XML, WSDL, Spring MVC, Struts, Faces, Hibernate, subversion, Jira, Maven, Jenkins, Eclipse.

Selection and implementation of corporate web services WCM,Web Filtering

Integration procurement and finance systems XML, XSLT, XQuery, WSDL and SOAP web services, eXist XML repository for financial invoices

Assurance Web accessibility, WAI, Web Analytics, Web filtering, Websense

Senior developer BI and FinanceBristol City Council, February 1997 – December 1997

Senior systems manager Finance
Bristol City Council, April 1996 - January 1997

Developer Finance
Bristol City Council, February 1993 March 1996


Supplier Contracts Administrator: Bristol City Council, February 1985 - January 1993


Qualifications & Training

MSc In Information Technology (Distinction)
ISEB Int Certificate in Enterprise and Solution Architecture
Foundation Certificate IT Service Management (V2)
Prince2 practitioner
Volare Requirements Management (OJEU)
Troux Architect Essentials and Metaverse Administration
Management and administration Tibco SOA LGF. (HP Systinet) 
Other Information
Nationality. British Date of Birth 12/02/1963 , Full Driving License.

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