About Me

Well experienced IT professional and architect with “Hands-On” mentality, working with dedication since over 20 years in the IT environment. Widespread knowledge across all domains, with strong skillset in the Microsoft technology stack.
Main Objective and credo over time is to bridge the gap between Infrastructure and Application Silo's

Current focus is large scale transformation Architecture
Specialties: Infrastructure Architecture, DC transformation, Application transformation, shared Services platforms, IIS, high availability

Current Project
DC migration as Lead Architect Application Migration (governance)
Technical governance for the Application Migration and trusted Advisor for technical and architectural customer issues and belongings

Contact Details

Kay Muehlena
Kriemhildstrasse 14
65232 Taunusstein Germany

+49 6128 748271
kay@muehlena.de

Work

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

IT Architect November 2015 - November 2016

Infrastructure Architecture • DC transformation • shared Services platforms • Project Management • TOGAF • SOA • JEE • .NET • Web Services • MS SQL Databases • IIS based Webhosting • Oracle WebLogic • High Availability Application server hosting in large & scalable environments • Network topologies • Microsoft Server Stack • BizTalk • Telco knowhow

HP

IT Architect April 2010 - November 2015

Infrastructure Architecture • DC transformation • shared Services platforms • Project Management • TOGAF • SOA • JEE • .NET • Web Services • MS SQL Databases • IIS based Webhosting • Oracle WebLogic • High Availability Application server hosting in large & scalable environments • Network topologies • Microsoft Server Stack • Telco knowhow

HP

Consultant Specialist November 2009 - April 2010

Microsoft Infrastructure & technology specialist • SQL Server Infrastructure and Architecture • SOA & Web Services oriented design and Architecture (.NET/JEE) • technical Project lead • .NET specialist for asp and ASP.NET development

EDS Business Solutions GmbH

Consultant Specialist July 2008 - November 2009

Microsoft Infrastructure & technology specialist • SQL Server Infrastructure and Architecture • SOA & Web Services oriented design and Architecture (.NET/JEE) • technical Project lead • .NET specialist for asp and ASP.NET development

Motorola

eBusiness System Engineer Mai 2005 - July 2008

SOA point of contact for EMEA • SOA & Web Services oriented design and Architecture (.NET/JEE) • Technical lead Motorola global shared .NET environment • Solution Engineering and Consulting Services for Motorola Business Groups • .NET specialist for asp and ASP.NET development

Motorola

IT Project Engineer December 2000 - May 2005

Technical lead Motorola global shared .NET environment • Solution Engineering and Consulting Services for Motorola Business Groups • .NET specialist for asp and ASP.NET development • US, EMEA, APAC follow the sun service model (architecture, training and implementation)

Motorola

LAN Engineer April 1999 - Decemper 2000

Windows Active Directory rollout Germany • Windows Server Support (File and Print) • MS SQL Administration • Exchange Administration • Local Web Administration and development

Motorola

LAN Administrator July 1995 - April 1999

Novell Network and CCMail support • Desktop Support for MacOS, Windows, OS/2 • Server Support Windows NT

Projects

Datacenter Transformation BASF

Lead Architect Application Migration (governance) April 2016 - Present

Activities:
Technical planning and advisory for Application and Server Migrations. Definition of Migration methodologies, toolset planning and third party contact in the tooling domain. Technical governance for the Application Migration project and interface into all delivery domains (network, datacenter, operations)- Trusted Advisor for technical and architectural customer issues and belongings

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter Transformation NOKIA

Principal Architect Technical Transformation November 2015 - April 2016

Activities:
Architectural lead for all technical belongings in the transformation Domain. Technical Advisor of the Global Architecture capability.

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

CT Office TNT Express

Account Principal Architect June 2015 - present

Activities:
Architectural oversight on all technical belongings in the Account. Account growth and future strategy determination. Sanity work for the account Startup phase and beginning transformation.

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, In deep transformation knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter transformation Alcatel-Lucent

Technical Transformation Lead / Chief Architect January 2015 - May 2015

Activities:
Architectural lead for all technical belongings in the transformation Domain. Technical Lead of the Global Architecture capability.

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter transformation Alcatel-Lucent

Lead Architect Technical Transformation March 2007 - February 2010

Activities:
Architectural lead for all technical belongings in the transformation Domain. Technical Lead of the Global Architecture & Assessment capability with 30+ members globally.

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter Transformation BID

Global Principal Architect March 2007 - February 2010

Activities:
Team lead of bid architects. Design reviews for all major Domains (OS Designs, Print Backbone, DB Designs, EAI Bus Backbones, etc.). Global Gap Analysis to contractual fulfilment. Transformation forecast for Project runtime.

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, Cross Technology knowledge, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter Transformation Bid-review DOD Australia

Principal Architect July 2013

Activities:
Bid review on a new offer in Sydney, Gap analysis and mitigation proposal for the technical transformation planning

Skills:
Account knowledge, contract knowledge, Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter Transformation re-plan

Global Lead Architect Technical Transformation January 2013 - June 2013

Activities:
Major contribution to the technical part of the re-plan. Global Forecast analysis and construction for re-enabling transformation.

Skills:
Account knowledge, contract knowledge, Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management, Leadership

Datacenter transformation Alcatel-Lucent

EMEA Migration Architect October 2010 - November 2012

Activities:
Architectural lead for all EMEA & APAC based migrations

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, Application Architecture, international experience, fluent English, Project management

Ordermanagement Platform Vodafone

Coordinator Infrastructure activities March 2010

Activities:
Operational (non-functional) Requirements planning & Implementation

Skills:
Infrastructure / Operating Center knowledge, JEE / Weblogic and SOA skills, Project management

strategic SOA Platform Vodafone

Consultant Specialist November 2009 - January 2011

Activities:
Microsoft Infrastructure Architecture • Team Foundation Services • MS SQL Architecture

Skills:
Microsoft Technology Stack, MS SQL 2008, MS Team Foundation, Kerberos & SAML technologies, LDAP

IP Contact Center Vodafone

Consultant Specialist March 2009 - November 2009

Activities:
Project Lead 64Bit MS SQL Rollout • Partial Project Lead Quality Assurance and Test Center • Microsoft Infrastructure Architecture • MS SQL Architecture • Q&A for SQL and DotNet

Skills:
Microsoft technology Stack, MS SQL 2005, Tomcat, C#, Java, Project Management, CISCO Technology Stack, SIP

SharePoint & CRM hosted solutions

Consultant Specialist March 2007 - February 2010

Activities:
Microsoft Infrastructure Architecture • MS SQL Backend Design & Support

Skills:
Microsoft Technology Stack, MS SQL 2005

various Project and Sales contributions

Consultant Specialist July 2008 - February 2009

Activities:
MS Infrastructure Architecture • Presales and Sales Support • Portal Architecture on Websphere • SSO / LDAP / AD Architecture • SharePoint Backend Architecture

Skills:
Microsoft technology Stack, MS SQL 2005, Tomcat, WebSphere, JEE Architecture, SOA Architecture

Education

FH Giessen-Friedberg / University of applied sciences [IT]

not graduadet 1991 - 1994

Fachgymnasium Wilhelmshaven / Commercial High School

graduated 1990 – 1991

Berufsausbildung Industriekaufmann / Professional education as Industrial Sales Management Assistant

graduated 1988 – 1990

Fachgymnasium Gesundheit & Soziales / vocational training school

not graduated 1987 – 1988

Handelsschule / Business School

graduated 1985 – 1987

Client Testimonials

  • Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.

    Steve Jobs
  • If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

    Albert Einstein