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Chris Railton

Solutions Architect

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London, United Kingdom

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Chris Railton's Work Experience

Worldpay

Solutions Architect

November 2013 to Present

London, United Kingdom

Telehouse Europe

Technical Architect

July 2013 to October 2013

London, United Kingdom

Thomson Reuters

Solution Designer

October 2011 to July 2013

London, United Kingdom

Chris Railton's Education

Northumbria University

BSC (HONS) Business Information Technology

1996 to 1997

Northumbria University

HND Business Information Technology

1993 to 1995

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Worldpay

I am tasked with translating functional and non-functional business requirements into technical solutions that adhere to strong enterprise architecture principles and technical governance. • Requirements gathering, internal and 3rd party stakeholder management. • Contributing to technology strategies, lifecycle management, roadmaps and standards. • Supporting engineering teams to ensure successful project delivery and quality of infrastructure. • Translating...

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About Chris Railton

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TOGAF 9, VMware, Microsoft, ITIL, AGILE and PRINCE2 certified IT consultant. Enterprise Architect, Technical Architect, Solutions Designer & Solutions Architect with extensive design, support & project delivery experience. 18 Years’ experience working in IT, the last 12 within top tier investment banks and financial institutions.Solutions Architect @ I am tasked with translating functional and non-functional business requirements into technical solutions that adhere to strong enterprise architecture principles and technical governance. • Requirements gathering, internal and 3rd party stakeholder management. • Contributing to technology strategies, lifecycle management, roadmaps and standards. • Supporting engineering teams to ensure successful project delivery and quality of infrastructure. • Translating logical solutions into highly available infrastructure designs. • Designing the platform hosting solution for PCI DSS governed Card Data Environments. • Contributor to the design of operational and service management models. • Leading the technical delivery of Solution Designs. From November 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) London, United KingdomTechnical Architect @ Technical Architect involved in designing, developing and managing a multi-tenant hybrid cloud service built on VMware vCloud Suite Enterprise. • Continuous design and improvement of the cloud and tailored managed service offerings. • Planned and developed tailored service management models for clients based on ITIL. • Pre-sales architect for new clients during tendering process and high level meetings. • Planned and executed the migration of client infrastructure and designed migration approach. From July 2013 to October 2013 (4 months) London, United KingdomSolution Designer @ Solutions Designer servicing a global portfolio driving IT service optimisation through technology guidance and governance. • Requirements gathering, technical governance, design review/guidance, build document review. • Translating application and business requirements into highly available technical solutions. • End to end ownership from design through to delivery. • Stakeholder Management of internal and third parties throughout project life cycle. • Contributing to technology strategies, lifecycle management, roadmaps and standards. From October 2011 to July 2013 (1 year 10 months) London, United KingdomSystems Integrator @ Systems Integrator designing infrastructure solutions to host regional and global business applications. Solutions varied from single server requests to highly complex multi-tier designs covering a broad range of products. Each design brought different challenges whether simple or complex and demanded attention to detail and a sound understanding of a broad range of technologies. Each design considered: • Client’s requirements. • Each tier of the application and whether there were any road blocks or issues. • Budgetary or risk constraints. • Results from performance analysis. • Whether design would provide an effective, efficient Return on Investment. • Whether design was in line with corporate strategy. From April 2010 to September 2011 (1 year 6 months) London, United KingdomSenior Systems Administrator @ I performed a number of roles working for the global technology organisation and the summary below details key activities and accomplishments: • Designing a global process to migrate Windows servers from legacy to strategic data centres. • Liaised with application teams and users, negotiated migration plan, coordinated migration. • Responsible for quality/consistency and the escalation point for provisioning virtual infrastructure. • Training deployment engineers and defined/documented improvements in provisioning processes. • Tasked with showing leadership in quality and technical governance. • Infrastructure architect for shared virtualisation platform to support local applications in branches. • Responsible for designing, planning and delivering a branch messaging solution. • Responsible for design of global Wintel server decommissioning process. • End to end management of the infrastructure decommissioning process. From May 2007 to March 2010 (2 years 11 months) London, United KingdomSenior Systems Administrator @ Design, development, build and support of a VMware environment and the summary below details key activities and accomplishments: • Maintaining environment with regular patching, upgrades, hardware refreshes and monitoring. • 3rd line support on call. • Driving new project requirements towards virtualisation. • Design/build of solutions for file and print, middleware, applications and legacy replacements. • Worked with engineering teams to handover environments and handled day 1 technical support. • Identifying risk against malicious attack both internal and external and executing remedial action. • Migrated business applications, negotiated migration plan, coordinated/executed migration tasks. • Designed, planned and managed the business continuity strategy for Wintel environments. From December 2003 to January 2007 (3 years 2 months) London, United KingdomBSC (HONS), Business Information Technology @ Northumbria University From 1996 to 1997 HND, Business Information Technology @ Northumbria University From 1993 to 1995 Chris Railton is skilled in: Project Delivery, Architecture, Solutions Design, Infrastructure, Technical Project Management, Virtualization, Wintel, Enterprise Architecture, Data Center, Integration, Cloud Computing, Network Security


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