Michael Worsham
Staff Infrastructure Architect
  • Jacksonville,
  • Florida,
  • United States
Member Since: 2005/05/24
Industry: Computer & IT
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Well-rounded and highly experienced with a professional background in cloud/infrastructure solutions and project management.

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Professional Background
Staff Infrastructure Architect
GE Transportation
January 2017 – Present
Jacksonville, Florida
One of two architects on the Digital Operations and Technical Strategy (DOTS) team, assigned and focused on cloud-based DevOps architecture and application migration, consultation and guidance for General Electric (GE) Transportation application environments. Working as a key part of the DevOps engineering team, responsible for Amazon AWS cloud performance support, automation, deployment and overall infrastructure design. Focused on helping GE with the internal cost-out initiative to help with overall costs.
• Successfully completed “Architecting in AWS” class with Amazon services, utilizing AWS services for lab and actual business application concept needs for GE business units.
• Utilized several automation and deployment applications such as Scalr, Chef, Git and Jenkins for Continuous Integration and deployment (CI/CD) needs using Ant and Maven for JBoss and Tomcat apps. Tuned Apache for proxy needs in addition to AWS ELB configurations.
• Accessed the Amazon AWS console environment through GE’s Single Sign-On (SSO) system and deployment needs for GE Transportation business users utilizing AWS services including VPC, CloudWatch, ELB, EC2, S3 and RDS.
• Ensure ServiceNow incident resolution escalation processes are functioning appropriately
• Provide relationship management and troubleshooting for applications, infrastructure and projects
• Utilize quality tools to monitor progress and identify process improvement opportunities
• Manage the ongoing relationship management (rhythm of review, SLAs, troubleshooting)
• Developed/Implemented a NGINX & HAProxy streaming SQL Proxy solution for allowing Azure and Amazon MSSQL RDS instances to be able to do “Linked Servers” with On-Premise MSSQL hosts.
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Education
Camden Military Academy
Diploma
Military Science (ROTC)
1985 – 1991
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Well-rounded and highly experienced individual with a professional background in project management, enterprise architecture, network infrastructure planning, virtualization subject matter expert, cross-platform system engineering and application integration. Creative problem solver with ability to work either individually or through multiple teams partners for accomplishing goals.

DoD Security Clearance: Inactive Secret (Expired 2/16)

Specialties: Project management; RFIs; RFPs; small business & enterprise infrastructure and architecture; Virtualization infrastructure design, implementation and integration; system engineering and administration; Data center design, consolidation and build-out knowledge; Microsoft Windows Server, UNIX/HP-UX/Linux platforms and server architecture; Cradle to Grave hardware and application support; DevOps Case Management with Puppet & Splunk architecture.

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English
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