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Nathan Russell Perez https://uk.linkedin.com/in/nathanrussellperez
A highly successful, passionate and creative enterprise and solutions architect with 19 years IT
experience, with a broad understanding of Finance, Defence, E-commerce and Industrial Print
Roles have included client facing business and technical consultant, team lead and mentor.
Has excellent servant leadership qualities and experience of working with large cross cultural,
functional, onshore and offshore teams.
Educated to MSc. (advanced computer science) and BSc. (artificial intelligence) level, TOGAF™,
ITIL™ and Sun Microsystems™ certified.
Specialises in large scale web applications, SOA, COTS, Java and J2EE technologies, and has
worked with Microsoft and Open Source technologies.
Jun 12 – Present Williams Lea – Senior Solutions Architect
Williams Lea is a leader in business process outsourcing, specialising in financial and government
industrial composition and print. Provided a senior solution architect capability, incorporating
stakeholder and vendor management, specification and socialization of business, application, data
and technical architectures, implementation governance and support. SCRUM product owner.
Part of the Williams Lea due diligence team engaged to assess technical risk and
technology migration viability of the multi-million pound Department Work and Pensions
Transaction Bulk Print Services contract.
Major contributor to the Williams Lea Prodigy 2 enterprise architecture, setting out the
strategy and direction through data, application and technical architecture specification,
for the next generation Williams Lea processing platform, incorporating Service Orientated
Architecture (SOA) and Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) paradigms, and Commercial
off the Shelf Software (COTS) such as HP Exstream 9 and Microsoft SQL Server.
Lead architect for the Deutsche Post DHL standard processing platform, providing an
industrial batch processing composition, print and dispatch framework. On-boarding new
clients within two weeks. Agile SCUM project delivery.
SOA and SOAP. C#. HP Exstream 8. Microsoft SQL Server. Windows 2003, 2008 and 2012
Dec 09 - May 12 Raytheon Systems – Lead solutions Architect
Raytheon Systems is a global technology and innovation leader specialising in defence and national
security. Provided a lead solutions architect capability, incorporating business requirements
capture and rationalisation, specification and socialization of business, application, data and
technical architectures, implementation governance and support.
Lead solutions architect for the Defence Targeting Toolset (DTT) project. Mission critical
strategic and tactical effects based targeting platform for current and future UK MOD
operations. Extreme security, confidentiality and availability non-functional requirements.
Waterfall project delivery.
Team lead and mentor to the application delivery group.
SOA. Java. J2EE, JBoss AS7, JBPM and JBoss ESB. Spring MVC. Spring Security. SOAP and
JSON. Microsoft SQL Server.
Feb 09 - Aug 09 O2 – Solutions Architect [contract]
O2 is the second largest telecommunications provider in the UK. Provided a solutions architect
capability for the Strategic Access and Registrations project, rationalising and consolidating access
and registration systems for all O2 online products and services. Agile SCRUM project delivery.
May 06 - Feb 09 Thomson Reuters – Enterprise and Solutions Architect
Thomson Reuters is the global leader in the delivery of financial information and news to
Governments, Banks, Exchanges and other financial institutions. Provided an enterprise and
solutions architect capability to the Business Tools Group, incorporating business and stakeholder
management, creation of implementation standards, rules and policies, and roadmap strategy.
Enterprise and solutions architect for the business tools group, advisor on group
technology strategy and lead of the group architecture forum and repository.
Enterprise architect for the Data Contributions and Transformation Programme, which
consolidated and rationalised group legacy and non-strategic data ingestion and
transformation systems onto strategic platforms. Roadmap and migration strategy and
planning, including legacy system migration and integration, quick win projects, projection
of programme time, cost and risks. Identification of automation opportunities.
Solutions architect for the Enterprise Workflow Capability, providing a group workflow
service. Vendor selection.
Solutions architect for the Data Applications Framework project, providing an enterprise
framework for delivery of data delivery application through configuration.
ETL, SOA, web services. Captaris 6.5, Connotate, RMDS (DACS, DTS, OMM, MLIP, RFA),
TIBCO EMS and Tomcat 5.5. Clustered Microsoft SQL Server. .NET, C#, HTTP/SOAP, Java,
XML and XSD. Windows Enterprise Server (2003).
Mar 05 - May 06 OATSystems – Solutions Architect
OATSystems is an industry leader in RFID middleware and consultancy. Provided a consultancy
solutions architect capability, giving SME direction, guidance and support to Tesco on how to utilise
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.
Lead solutions consultant for the Tesco Supply Chain and Unit of Delivery Project. Proof of
concept to track items around the Tesco supply chain, using RFID technology. Deployed to
over one hundred stores and a single distribution centre. Waterfall project delivery.
SOA. OAT Foundation Suite and Tomcat 4.x. Clustered Microsoft SQL Server. HTTP/SOAP,
Java (JAXB, JTA) , XML and XSD. Windows Enterprise Server (2003).
Nov 01 - Feb 05 Sopra Group – Solutions Architect
Sopra Group is a pan-European consultancy, specialising in systems integration and application
outsourcing. Provided a solutions architect capability for the Identification, Retrieval and Tracking
(IRT) Trailblazer Programme. A UK government sponsored at risk child tracking solution,
incorporating School, Police and Social Services databases. Waterfall project execution.
Sep 96 - Nov 01 Andata Limited – Compiler developer and support
Andata Limited was a consultancy and developer of the Quintus Prolog compiler technology.
Provided a development and client support role for the Quintus Prolog compiler.
1995 - 1996 Master of Science (MSc.) in Advanced Computer Science. Queen Mary & Westfield,
University of London, London.
1991 - 1995 Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Artificial Intelligence (2:1). Middlesex University,
SCRUM certified Product Owner
TOGAF Architecture Framework. TOGAF version 8.1.1
ITIL Service Management. ITIL Foundation version 3
WebSphere DataPower SOA, Firmware v3.6.1
OMG Certified UML Professional. OMG OCUP Fundamental
Sun Certified Web Component Developer. SCWCD (JSP, Servlets, Taglibs)
Sun Certified Business Component Developer. SCBCD (EJB2.0)
Sun Certified Java Programmer. SCJP (1.4)
Sun Certified Java Programmer. SCJP (1.2)
ATG Dynamo 5 training
Jun 12 - Mar 16 Golden Giving - Solutions Architect and Developer
Golden Giving is the leading charity online donation and fundraising platform. Provided a
volunteer solutions architect and developer role.
Solutions architect for the Golden Giving Cloud Platform. Design and delivery support for
a modular fundraising platform for charities, incorporating donations, fundraising pages,
events, memberships and raffles.
HTML, CSS and JSON. Java, JBPM and J2EE. MySQL Server.
Address: 28 Stocks Road