Full Stack JavaEE, DevOps and PaaS - Solution Architect at Red Hat
Full Stack JavaEE, DevOps and PaaS - Solution Architect at Red Hat
I work at Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source software solutions and the company ranked #23 Best Place to Work in 2014 by Glassdoor.com. I'm part of the Solution Engineering Team, responsible for developing innovative IT solutions that drive business value focusing on DevOps and Platform as a Service.
For the past 20 years, Red Hat's open source software development model has produced high-performing, cost-effective solutions. Our model mirrors the highly interconnected world we live in—where ideas and information can be shared worldwide in seconds. Today, more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies rely on Red Hat. We offer the only fully open technology stack, from operating system to middleware, storage to cloud and virtualization solutions. We also provide a variety of services, including award-winning support, consulting, and training.
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Promote "Community Powered Development" with OpenShift (Red Hat's multi-language platform as a service) and JBOSS (Red Hat's middleware platform) among our customers, partners and community.
I am also the leader of the Southern California Red Hat User Group (RHUG) where I organize Red Hat engagement with local technical user groups. See us at http://www.meetup.com/Southern-California-Red-Hat-User-Group-RHUG/
Technologies - FeedHenry (Node.js), JBoss Fuse (Apache Camel), JBoss BPM (jBPM), JBoss Data Virtualization (Teiid), JBoss EAP (Wildfly), JBoss JWS (Apache Tomcat), JBoss Data Grid (Infinispan), JBoss A-MQ (Apache ActiveMQ), JBoss BRMS (Drools)
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Working on Smarter Commerce with focus on Market (marketing and web analytics), Sell (B2C, B2B) and Service (distributed order management and fulfillment). I also work with mobile, supplier portals, master data management, integration and other technology used to make ecommerce a full channel to the organization.
My experiences include working with companies who are in the Internet Retailing top 100 who execute in the neighborhood of 1,000,000 views per hour, 10,000 orders per hour, 3,000,000 customers, 500,000 catalog items with a HTML web, Android, iPhone and iPad storefront that runs 24/7 with multiple data centers.
Working with technology: WebSphere Commerce, Coremetrics, Sterling Distributed Order Management, Sterling Configure Price Quote, Tealeaf, Bazaarvoice, CoreMedia, Fluid, BloomReach, Avalara, Chase Paymentech, CyberSource, Google Analytics, Taxware, Vertex, Temando, Accertify, SilverPop, CheetahMail, IBM® InfoSphere MDM Server for PIM, NewRelic, IBM WebSphere Message Broker, IBM Integration Bus, Tivoli Monitoring Application Performance Management, Tivoli Federated Identity Manager
Working with: PCI Compliance, eCommerce Cloud / as a Service, SAS70, Continuous integration, DevOps, Test Driven Development, Search Engine Optimization
Mr. Wong is working at venture-backed e-commerce company ($8 million in Series A by Bain Capital Ventures) building the first, opaque channel specifically for the liquidation and sale of “undersold” ticket inventory in the $26B live-event ticket category. As one of the IT architects and one of the first 10 IT staff members on the team, he has worked nearly every single IT role possible at the startup from business analyst, backend developer, integration/web services developer, software engineer in test, scalability/performance/high availability/configuration management/deployment specialist, IT operations and general IT troubleshooting guy. He contributed in building several homegrown applications (ecommerce, partner portal, CRM, inventory management, automated ticket discovery and purchasing) and integrated a bunch of 3rd party applications (payment, search) connected by web services and queues on a platform was a mix of commercial (Microsoft .Net 4.0 using C# and ASP.NET and JavaEE) and open source software using Scrum Agile methodology on a Cloud environment.
Mr. Wong is an IT Architect with IBM Industry Solutions organization focusing on the Retail and IBM Retail Integration Framework, an enterprise-level SOA framework to help you better manage your business and to help you integrate and unleash business capability across your IT environment. The main solution offerings he supports are Total Store (Point of Sales, Loss Prevention, RFID, Digital Media, Workforce Management), Multi-channel retailing, Supply Chain and Merchandising, and Retail Business Intelligence. His primary responsibility is the design and implementation of the offerings he support in accordance with the client’s requirements and global and local IBM standards. Due to the dynamic nature of the IBM Industry Solutions organization, his skills span the whole spectrum of I/T business and technical development from technical pre-sales, solution design and implementation, to ecosystem enablement. Notable achievements during this period were: designed and launched the largest IBM SOA middleware infrastructure deployment in South America (500+ locations, multiple applications on 500+ instances of IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM DB2, IBM WebSphere MQ on 500+ servers), co-authored an IBM white paper on SOA Retail Business Patterns explaining the benefits and use of using SOA in a Retail environment, managed a multi-million dollar store level RFID pilot for a 3,000+ store chain to reduce costs in their supply chain (multiple applications on 3000+ instances of IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM DB2, IBM WebSphere MQ on 3000+ servers), designed a multi-million dollar loss prevention solution for a 3,500+ store chain to reduce customer theft (multiple applications on 3500+ instances of IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM DB2, IBM WebSphere MQ on 3500+ servers), designed a multi-million dollar point of sale solution for one of the top 5 retailers in Mexico and wrote several IBM software best practices articles.
As a result of Mr. Wong's thought leadership and knowledge in the Open Source space, he has been assigned as the Co-Leader of the IBM Global Services (IGS) World Wide Open Source Community of Practice, a position within IBM Global Services’ Global Strategy and Operations Organization.
As IGS World wide Open Source Community of Practice co-leader he oversees the community governance functions, advise IGS on their Open Source strategy, help design and implement IBM’s Consulting processes within the Open Source space to the IGS lines of businesses and responsible for the IGS' Global Open Source Intellectual Capital database.
Served as one of IBM Global Services representatives to the IBM Academy Study on IBM's Knowledge Management Process and Tool Strategy. He advises the team on what IBMers would like in their Knowledge Management tools and what are the emerging solutions in this space.
Mr. Wong is very active and committed to contributing back to his alum mater and to his community. As a result he was the acting president of the University of California, Irvine Information and Computer Science Alumni Chapter between 2002 to 2006 where he coordinates alumni, college and community events and mentors students that attend the University of California, Irvine.
Mr. Wong is an IT Architect with IBM Linux and Grid Computing Emerging Business Opportunities (EBO), the IBM skunkworks organization missioned to develop solutions based on Linux for the IT marketplace. His specialization is JEE/J2EE application development and application development on Linux, Linux system management, LAMP and multi-platform Grid Computing. Due to the dynamic nature of the EBO, his skills span the whole spectrum of I/T business and technical development from technical pre-sales, solution design and implementation, to offering development. Lead the IBM Open Source Software Review Board in IBM Global Services, Americas geography. IBM Open Source Software Review Board is part of the IGS Quality Assurance Process that reviews IGS engagements/projects with Open Source licenses for risk assessment and mitigation. Notable achievements during this period were: Lead knowledge sharing and intellectual capital management activities for 7,000 IBMers as the IBM Open Source Community leader and development of the IBM Grid and Grow offering, a mid-market offering that allows companies to purchase a pre-configured compute Grid.
Software Products: IBM middleware on Linux, LAMP, Redhat Linux, Novell SLES, Platform Computing, Altair, DataSynapse, IBM WebSphere XD
Mr. Wong is an IT Professional with IBM Global Services (IGS), the consulting arm of IBM, with five years experience specializing in business-to-business and Enterprise Information Portal solution design/implementation for the Manufacturing, Health Care, Government industries. His background in enterprise-wide web-based solutions provides him with the ability to not only implement, but also instruct, on the whole spectrum of IT development. His ability to effectively realize proven design concepts has also furthered his experience in the procurement of customer requirements, software application construction, customer relationship development, and technical mentorship. He has extensive knowledge and experience in object-oriented design principles, n-tier architecture, Sun JEE/J2EE, web application servers, open source/closed source frameworks/libraries like Apache Struts and IBM's EAD4J framework. Notable achievements during this period were: Part of the team that migrated the website for one of the major automotive manufactures in North American to IBM Software, worked on developing a portal for a 100,000 user, 2,000 co-current user supply chain for the United States government and lead the design and development of a consumer portal for one of the major automotive part manufacturers in North America.
Software Products: IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM DB2, IBM WebSphere MQ
Mr. Wong was a member of University of California Irvine NetGroup Research Team under the direction of Professor Tatsuya Suda from 1997 to 1999.
He spent two years of undergraduate research dealing with automous mobile agents in a peer-to-peer architecture and edge server architecture and design using Aglets from IBM Research. Paper submitted for publication titled, "Real World Applications with Mobile Agents" co-authored with University of California, Irvine Computer Science Netgroup research team.
Founded and managed the University of California Irvine Residential Computing organization at University of California Irvine. With a staff of 20+, Residential Computing provides computer technical support and services for 8,000+ on campus residents.
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