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Jesse
JesseHobsonScott@gmail.com
941-807-6441
4278 Studio Park Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32099
Director Information Technology
38 years experience W2
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Director Information Technology Dynamic, hands-on, results oriented information technology leader with an extensive track record of information technology management experience. 20+ years of achieving excellence in customer experiences with software development, service and solution delivery, enterprise, and cloud solutions architecture. Big 4 consulting background and experienced leveraging partnerships and capabilities to deliver information services. 20+ years' experience building enterprise IT support teams with internal and external resources. Guides organizations through business transformation and startup projects by applying appropriate architecture principles, standards, and processes. Excellent program and project management skills.

Experience
Owner and Chief Strategist
Nov 2019 - present
Jacksonville, FL
Consulting services for companies seeking to develop and optimize their cloud migration strategy including:
  • Optimized cloud on-ramping strategy
  • Cloud cost prediction and cost management
  • Use of digital twins to support DX, Industry 4.0, predictive maintenance, and SCM
  • Application modernization with cloud, microservices, CI/CD
  • Use of AI and intelligent workflows to support DX
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Director Software Development
Information Technology
Apr 2018 - Nov 2019
Orange Park, FL
Manage end-to-end application and service delivery teams successfully creating and supporting applications to meet the needs of commercial product lines and government entities. Partner with business stakeholders and business process owners to define strategic direction, technology, and product roadmaps. Direct the product managers, business analysts, designers, developers, testers, database design, devops, and help desk teams. Direct continuous improvement of architectural guidelines, IT strategy, SDLC methodologies, processes, controls, and policies. Evaluate industry trends and best practices then incorporate into strategic planning of solution architectures. Maximize stakeholder satisfaction by applying user story mapping, rapid prototyping and programming techniques, agile frameworks, microservices, robust testing, and continuous integration/continuous delivery methods. Coach, mentor and develop management teams.
  • Plan, develop, and implement a scalable SaaS commercial offering on AWS Cloud to replace a previously premise-based hosted licensing strategy
  • Migrated a premise-based DoD application stack to Azure Government Cloud ensured compliance with NIST 800-171, FedRAMP, and other regulatory requirements
  • 66% reduction in application stack architecture complexity resulting in 38% lower cost of ownership and 62% increase in customer satisfaction using microservices, CI/CD automation
  • 78% reduction in software defects discovered in production by using a fully automated continuous delivery with integrated automated regression testing and controlled release management
  • 94% improvement in management benchmarking and reporting capability with a data warehouse and business intelligence platform
  • Standardization of developer tools, applications platforms, data base, and reporting tools
  • Introduction of AI and ML techniques into strategic software applications
Devops Cloud Migration JIRA
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Senior Solutions Architect
Information Technology
Feb 2013 - Apr 2018
Jacksonville, FL
Architect and design technical solutions for complex business transformation initiatives and customer service operations. Apply technical knowledge, strategy, and vision for cloud, hybrid, and premise full stack customer service, service delivery, and analytics and BI projects. Consult with organizations to align strategic plans, goals, and business strategy with Oracle products, services, and industry knowledge. Influence others to achieve operational excellence with a focus on data driven metrics. Plan project deliverables and budgeting to meet customer needs. Ensure project success through excellent customer relationship management and coordination. Effectively demonstrate use of established delivery standards, change management processes. Direct onshore and offshore teams.
  • Co-developer of Oracle Healthcare Data Model
  • Multiple successful engagements migrating customers from premise-based application stacks to hybrid cloud architectures
  • Speed of thought executive analytics by envisioning and designing a common data warehouse platform for 5 disparate business units
  • 24% reduction in revenue leakage for a cloud services provider
  • $3.5M / year M2M revenue stream
  • $2M revenue stream created with IoT monetization
Confluence
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Enterprise Architect
Information Technology
Mar 2006 - Nov 2012
Tampa, FL
Accountable for resource allocation and managing large technical solution delivery teams on high-impact projects, deep domain expertise, building client relationships, and generating new business vision for domestic and international projects. Staff and project management experience implementing product solutions from multiple vendors. Direct, inspire, and motivate onshore and offshore teams and partners to action to meet customer needs and goals. • 92% order flow through improvement • €7M mobile services contract • $4.2M IT outsourcing assessment
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Vice President Solutions Development
Information Technology
Jan 2003 - Mar 2006
Atlanta, GA
Provide senior level strategy, course direction, and technical leadership to multiple development teams to create highly advanced solutions for disaster planning simulations. Apply creativity and sound judgment to guide development funding decisions. • Pioneered unique training simulation system for disaster response training • Designed software to optimize field force and fleet dispatching algorithms
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Practice Lead
Information Technology
Jun 2000 - Jan 2003
East Brunswick, NJ
Manage high profile business transformation and process improvement work streams by developing relationships, collaborating, envisioning architectural schemes, information structure and features, functionality, data models, and flow through integration between systems. Accountability for multiple implementation projects, customers, and vendor partnerships. Apply decision making and problem-solving skills to ensure projects remain on time and budget. • $13M IT costs reduction via application rationalization for a Fortune 500 company • $2.9M stranded capital asset recovery for a communications provider • $3.5M / year M2M revenue stream for a fleet management company
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Principal Consultant
Professional/Consulting Services
Jul 1997 - Jun 2000
Atlanta, GA
Lead large consulting teams on high-impact projects, provide deep domain expertise, build client relationships, and generate new business ideas. Apply strategic thinking techniques when selecting optimal solutions to business problems. • $6M cap ex reduction for network capacity provisioning • $12.5M practice sales increase with an innovation center • 87% reduction in dispatch centers using technology
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Group Manager Information Systems
Telecommunications
Jun 1983 - Jul 1997
Kansas City, KS
Group Manager Systems Quality Control – Lead a team of managers and staff to utilize analytics to maintain control of critical information technology services. Manager Marketing Information Systems – Lead a team to deliver IT architecture guidance and support to a companywide business transformation project. Manager Systems Programming – Lead a team of technology experts through organizational change after a merger of companies while continuing to maintain critical information systems within SLAs. Manage talent development and retention during a disruptive merger process. Office Automation Manager – Select and deploy first generation office automation systems for a companywide transformation project. • $28M reduction in IT costs with data center consolidation • 40% reduction in severity 1 data center outages through application of metrics
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Education
Bachelor's in Computer Science
North Carolina State University, 1978 - 1983
Certifications
Enterprise Architecture Certifications
TOGAF 9 Certified
ITIL Foundation Certified
TMF eTOM and SID Level 2 Certified
PMP Training
Skills
Applications Architecture
2012
20
Dispatch
2006
20
Project Management
2019
18
Process Improvement
2003
17
Enterprise Systems Development
1997
14
Workforce Management
1997
14
CRM
2012
12
Enterprise Architecture
2012
9
Telephony
2018
8
PMO
2012
6
Siebel
2003
6
Solution Management
2012
6
Telephony
2012
6
Telephony Billing
2012
6
Workforce Management Systems
2006
6
OBIA
2018
5
OBIEE
2018
5
Oracle
2018
5
Oracle (Customer Relationship Management)
2018
5
Solution Architecture
2018
5
Solutions Architecture
2018
5
Telephony Billing
2018
5
Budget Management
2003
3
Business Process Modeling
2000
3
Consulting
2003
3
Telephony Billing - Conversion
2000
3
Agile Methodology
2019
1
Application modernization
2020
1
Business Analysis
2019
1
Release Management
2019
1
SDLC
2019
1
Software Delivery and Support
2019
1
Software Development
2019
1
Solution delivery
2019
1
Analytics
1997
14
Data Center
1997
14
IBM Mainframe
1997
14
Inventory Management
1997
14
Quality Management
1997
14
SLA Management
1997
14
Systems Programmer
1997
14
Confluence
2018
8
JIRA
2019
8
Machine Learning
2018
8
API Development
2012
6
Application Integration
2012
6
Billing
2012
6
Data Warehousing
2019
6
Cloud Architecture
2018
5
Cloud Solutions
2018
5
Hybrid Cloud
2018
5
Oracle Data Integrator
2018
5
Oracle Inventory Managemnt
2018
5
Oracle SOA
2018
5
Orchestrator
2018
5
Telematics
2018
5
Account Management
2003
3
Amdocs Clarify
2003
3
Asset Management
2003
3
Capital Analysis
2000
3
EAI
2003
3
LWM2M
2003
3
Network Capacity Planning
2000
3
Practice Management
2003
3
Simulation
2006
3
Microservices
2020
2
Business Intelligence
2019
1
Database Design
2019
1
Product Management
2019
1
Quality Assurance
2019
1
Rapid Prototyping
2019
1
SaaS
2019
1
Stakeholder Engagement
2019
1
Strategic Planning
2019
1
Central Office (CO)
1997
14
Marketing Management
1997
14
Oracle 12c
2018
5
Oracle EBS
2018
5
Oracle WebServer
2018
5
Artificial Intelligence
2006
3
Cloud Migration
2019
3
Devops
2019
3
Mobile Devices
2006
3
Network Disaster Recovery
2006
3
Siebel CTI
2003
3
Training
2006
3
AWS
2019
1
Azure Migration
2019
1
CICD
2019
1
Languages
English, Fluent/Bilingual