# aaron brindley - *Email*: <a href="mailto:a.aron@brindleys.net?Subject=Hello%20again">a.aron@brindleys.net</a> - *LinkedIn:*[linkedin.com/in/aaronbrindley](http://linkedin.com/in/aaronbrindley) <br/> summary ------------- Highly professional and motivated technologist. Strong client focus and the ability to adapt to diverse business and technical requirements. Proven expertise building and maintaining large distributed, fault-tolerant software systems. Skilled in tackling complex software and system challenges in multi-layered architectures for highly visible user-facing services. <br/> experience ---------------- #### *2016 - Current:* Identity and Access Management Consultant *AAPB Consulting | Director* Currently consulting at Deutsche Bank on regulatory credential and identity management. **responsibilities:** - Perform application security architecture, solution and security design reviews in order to understand and assess the potential for application password exposures - Analyze, communicate and address audit body findings from technical and business perspectives - Review and interrogate applications’ adherence to security standards and process artifacts - Provide SME knowledge on authentication and authorisation solutions for a large range of technologies - Develop tools to automate and integrate programme tooling - Provide detailed programme reporting, status reviews and contribute to strategic planning decision making - Ongoing stakeholder management to ensure realisation of programme and organisational goals - Develop technical approaches to provided a sustainable proactive and reactive long-term solution to stop credential exposures - Architectural analysis of application credential management - Manual and custom automated code security reviews Technology used: Oracle DB, Oracle Apex, Apache Solr, Apache nifi, shell scripting #### *2014 - 2016:* Lead Infrastructure Automation Specialist *JPMorgan Chase & Co. | London, United Kingdom* JPMorgan Expert Engineer (E2) As a member of the highly visible Operational Efficiency Group, the Lead Infrastructure Automation Specialist continuously looks for opportunities to holistically improve JPMorgan's day-to-day operations, including finding ways to innovate and introduce automation. **responsibilities:** - Plan, design, test, debug and deploy software solutions for managing infrastructure, project management, capacity planning, security, and operational efficiencies - Leverage large amounts of machine, performance, application and inventory data to create informative web graphic representations - Analyze infrastructure constraints, inefficiencies, process gaps, risk and regulatory issues and engineer automated software solutions - Work in partnership with infrastructure engineers and architects to understand and identify operational improvements - Automate complex functions to improve the delivery of information - Design dashboards that empower individuals to have end-to-end oversight of applications, hardware, systems, software and risk assessments - Create finance tools that allow individuals and management teams to understand the total cost of technology and identify areas to reduce costs - Create console and web applications that automate redundant tasks and improve the operating support model - Partner with a global infrastructure division to innovate solutions - Ran daily scrums and participated in team planning and retrospective activities Technology used: Java (Spring, Jersey, Mybatis), JavaScript (RequireJS, KnockoutJS, JQuery, NodeJS, gulp), Cassandra, SQLServer, MongoDB, Shell Scripting, Apache Tomcat, Mule EE ESB, HTML5, CSS, SOAP, XML, JSON #### *2011 - 2014:* Lead Middleware and Web Specialist *JP Morgan (Suisse) SA | Geneva, Switzerland* **responsibilities:** - Build and support large web and middleware environments running mission critical banking and trading platforms - Manage the availability, performance and architecture of external customer facing systems - Review and guide new architectures, standards and methods for implementing middleware services and systems - Identify and build tools to resolve service problems, improve efficiency and provide automated problem identification and prevention (Perl, Python, Java, and Shell scripting) - Support a large variety of open source and proprietary platforms including, but not limited to, large scale IBM WebSphere Application Servers, Apache HTTPD and Tomcat servers, CA SiteMinder, IBM WebSphere MQ and MuleSoft Mule EE implementations (On AIX, RHEL, Windows and Solaris) #### *2009 - 2011:* Senior Consultant *Certus Solutions Limited | Brisbane, Australia* IBM WebSphere Application and Portal Server consultant tasked to provide holistic delivery of technical services, from identifying initial opportunities through to end technical delivery and maintaining future business and customer relationships. **Consulting on:** ***RBS Morgans*** - Environment architecture and analysis for highly visible public facing financial applications - Reverse engineered legacy banking portfolio and content management technologies - Produced rich modern web interfaces for existing web content management systems (FarCry CMS, ColdFusion) - Manage client relationship while also providing key technical expertise ***Credit Union Australia*** - Supported development through production IBM WebSphere Portal clustered environments - Build and manage IBM DB2 High Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR) environments - Consulted on architectural analysis for WebSphere Portal 6.1 migration on Zlinux - Installed, configured and managed ongoing proactive monitoring ***AMP*** - Installed and configured Google Search Appliances (GSA) - Interfaced multiple applications and systems (WebSphere Application Server, IBM Notes Domino, Microsoft SharePoint) with enterprise search #### *2008 - 2009:* Associate Consultant *Eos Solutions | Brisbane, Australia* Web and middleware associate consultant consulting on IBM WebSphere Suite. **Responsibilities:** - Middleware and web environment architecture and design - Automated clustered IBM WebSphere Application Server installations - Implemented and managed large scale migrations of IBM WebSphere Application Server environments skills ------- - **Platforms**: RedHat Enterprise Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows - **Software**: IBM WebSphere Application Server, Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server , IIS, IBM WebSphere MQ, MuleSoft Mule ESB, QPID, CA SiteMinder , RSA Securid, CA Arcot, OpenLDAP, CFEngine, Jenkins, Apache ANT, Splunk, Nagios, CA Introscope/APM, Evolven, Foglight, MongoDB, IBM DB2, MSSQL - **Languages** - **Programming**: JAVA, JavaScript, C#, PYTHON, PHP, SQL, CSS, HTML, ASP.NET - **Spoken**: English (Native), Spanish (Advanced), French (Beginner) education ------------ #### 2004 – 2008 Queensland University of Technology: *Double degree:* - Bachelor of information technology (Information Systems) - Graduated with distinction - Bachelor of Business (Economics, International Business) - Graduated with distinction - Deans List - Award for excellence additional ------------ *British and Australian National*