Resume for employment consideration – please treat it as personal sensitive information
Narayana (Nara) S. Kamath
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  • 1. Resume for employment consideration – please treat it as personal sensitive information Narayana (Nara) S. Kamath Citizen of the United States since 1988 Contact: 703-561-1141; 5260 Fiore Terrace, #318 San Diego, CA 92122 Clearance: TS/SCI CI (Feb 2009 – Feb 2014); currently Public Trust Clearance at the U.S. DHS Profile Engineering manager / IT Architect consultant practitioner with strong experience in system architecture, design, and development of software solutions for specialized systems such as command and control systems (C4ISR), sensor instrumentation, and enterprise applications, with a background in mathematics and algorithms. Position Sought: Design and Development Manager / Practitioner / Developer / Architect in enterprise / government / intelligence / analytics applications (using Microsoft .NET and IBM mainframe based software solutions) in high performance networks and infrastructure environment Summary 40+ years in many areas of information and network technologies and services: • Latest project included migration design, integration and implementation in .NET environment at U.S. DHS. • Provided consulting to retail corporate customers in processing and storage architecture in the mainframe environment (10/2013 – 4/2104) • Provided technical leadership to a team of developers in application design, development, testing and quality assurance (QA) of software in Microsoft NET 4.0 at U.S. HHS (10/2012 – 9/2013) • Provided systems planning, architecture and design consulting services data centers and hosted information services involving IBM Mainframes, PureFlex Systems, Blade Centers, SANs, and networks at a U.S. DoJ Agency (5/2010 – 9/2012) • Provided systems planning and systems engineering consulting services in resource allocation for wireless spectrum management, and bandwidth and route optimization systems deployed and operated by federal agencies (JSC, NTIA). • Managed an engineering team to architect, design and install wide area microwave network and server systems for sensor and video surveillance systems for U.S. Border Patrol. • Modeling and simulation of high availability carrier class network infrastructure. • Architected data center servers, SANs, and networks for C4ISR systems. Employment History 2/2015 - Current, IBM, On leave of absence 5/2014 – 1/2015, IBM, Springfield, VA Latest project providing engineering consulting services for application development and migration in .NET environment at US DHS 10/2013 – 4/2014 IBM, Herndon, Virginia, IBM z Mainframe Architect Provided IBM z Mainframe Transition Architecture Solution consulting services for Secure Network Interconnect (SNI) infrastructure, SOCKS5 and HSRP routing protocols. Provided 1
  • 2. Resume for employment consideration – please treat it as personal sensitive information Transition Architecture Solution consulting services to expand Virtual Tape Library (VTL) storage system between primary and secondary locations. 10/2012 - 09/2013 IBM, Bowie, Maryland, Team Lead Provided team leadership in .NET 4.0 based application development at SAMHSA / Department of Health and Human Services. Manage and perform design, development, testing and QA services. Participated and provided lead in all phases of software development life cycle (SDLC). 05/2010 - 09/2012 IBM, US DoJ Agency Headquarters, District of Columbia, United States of America IBM z/10 Mainframe subject matter consulting services in utilizing and optimizing z/10 EC installation at a U.S. DoJ Agency and in planning and deploying new applications on z/10 EC and introducing new systems and technologies such as IBM PureFlex System. 03/2010 - 09/2010 IBM PM / Tech Lead Migration of USPS web services to z Linux Mainframe based systems after evaluating the data center hardware/software architecture, planning a migration roadmap, and hiring Java and ColdFusion development engineers. The configurations involved z/Linux Mainframe clusters and supporting SANs. 07/2009 - 10/2009 IBM, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America Enterprise Architect Provided data center configuration consulting services for the Army HRC as a part of the BRAC move that involved rack servers, blade servers, z/OS mainframe servers, Fiber Channel (FC) and FC over Ethernet SANs, 10 GigE and 1 GigE network switches and routers, and other infrastructure hardware. Provided consulting services and created Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Knowledge Management of Enterprise Architecture know-how, and co-authored software high level design process and software design process documents for the Engineering Process Group. 12/2007 - 06/2009 IBM, Bowie, Maryland, United States of America Senior IT Specialist Defined and documented requirements, architecture, high level designs for a wireless Spectrum Management Technology Test-bed Initiative. The test bed consisted of federation of a set of modeling and simulation (M&S) applications and tools, and libraries (such as MATLAB). The technologies employed were C# on .NET as the development and implementation platform. 06/2005 - 11/2007 Advanced Systems Integration Inc., Herndon, Virginia, United States of America, Consultant Defined requirements and designed and developed architecture and software for an active infrared (AIR) sensor system for protecting high value assets (PL1/PL2/PL3 assets at nuclear plants and USAF bases). Principal investigator of a U.S. DOE Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project on high speed network bandwidth scheduling algorithms for supercomputing networks. 09/2002 - 06/2005 L-3 Communications Inc., Chantilly, Virginia, United States of America, Deputy Director, Program Engineer Managed a team of 20 engineers to design, integrate, test and deploy radio frequency microwave networks along the U.S. borders for carrying video and data for border patrol and surveillance. Architected and designed force and asset protection system for at US AFBs. 2
  • 3. Resume for employment consideration – please treat it as personal sensitive information Also managed and wrote proposal sections on several integrated base defense systems proposals. Prior Employment: entrepreneur as a start up company after raising $7m venture capital, and various engineering positions that included analytics, modeling and simulation, architecting, design and development of networked systems and services at GTE, Sprint, MCI, and Nortel Networks. Professional Training 1. Executive Management Training at GTE Headquarter, Stamford, Connecticut, 1984 2. Advanced Queuing Theory for Traffic Engineers, George Washington University, 1985 Education 1. Master of Science in Computer Science, Cornell University, United States of America, 1973, Thesis Title: Gaussian Elimination with Pivoting is Optimal, 1973 2. Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering University of Mysore, India, 1970 Publications 1. Sartaj Sahni, et. al. incl. Narayana Kamath: Method and System for Bandwidth Scheduling and Path Computation for Connection Oriented Networks, United States Patent 8,144,686, filed by University of Florida, under a SBIR Grant (2006), 2012 2. Nara Kamath: Virtualization of Program Classes: an IBM Invention Disclosure, IBM, 2009 3. Nara Kamath: Relational Database Management System with Class: an IBM Invention Disclosure, IBM, 2008 4. Nara Kamath, Sartaj Sahni, Sanjay Ranka, et. al.: Agile Optical Network, a Service Oriented Bandwidth Management Algorithm (also as ICN paper, a Best Paper Award), SBIR Phase 1 Technical Report, U.S. Department of Energy, 2007 5. Ming-Hing, Nick Brienza, Martin Harwitt, Nara Kamath, et. al.: Real Time Hadamard Transform Spectrometer, Journal of Astrophysics, Astrophysics Society, 1975 Other job-related activities Participated in IBM E-Week 2009 and made presentations to high school students, Fairfax County Public Schools, VA, to motivate the students to choose science and engineering careers. 3

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