Director/Consulting IT Architect @ Axiom Design Studio Pty Ltd
Senior Digital IT Architect @ Australia Post
Enterprise Domain Architect - Integration @ Melbourne Water
BSc (Ma), Applied Mathematics, Computer Science @
University of Adelaide
Richard a client facing architect delivers structured and analytical technology solutions using his engineering and mathematical background and extensive business experience for the needs of clients. He provides innovative strategies to enhance competitive advantage and delivers from green fields solutions to integration of complex systems to existing legacy systems. Industries he has experience are engineering software, defence
Richard a client facing architect delivers structured and analytical technology solutions using his engineering and mathematical background and extensive business experience for the needs of clients. He provides innovative strategies to enhance competitive advantage and delivers from green fields solutions to integration of complex systems to existing legacy systems. Industries he has experience are engineering software, defence simulation, public sector, utilities, telecommunications, mining, insurance and banking. Adopter of change and technology using his strong technical and client consulting skills to deliver results.
Richard assists with a strong software methodology experience in delivery of processes, methods and tools enablement for the delivery of projects for clients. Experience extends from development to strong architecture in application, integration, solution, performance and enterprise architecture.
Richard has authored papers in Belief, Desire and Intention (BDI) AI techniques for team decision making, redbooks on Rational Application Developer and on SOA governance and an IBM Press publication "Advanced Java EE Development for Rational Application Developer 7.5" released 2011.
Richard is an Open Group Master Certified IT Specialist, Certified Technology Consultant and a Professional Engineer Member of Engineers Australia.
Richard believes in providing advanced solutions by "Keeping It Simple (KIS)" and aligning IT to business goals. He adds value to any business through the innovative use of solutions such as Open Source technologies, Cloud Computing and Mobile Architectures.
• Cloud Computing
• Mobile Architectures
• Integration Architecture
• Performance Engineering/Architecture
• Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
• Complex Systems Integration
• SOA Design and Governance
• Enterprise and Integration Architecture
• Application Architecture
• Methodology and Process improvement
• Technical and career mentoring
Senior IT Architect @ Richard works with clients to Design and Architect IT solutions that align to their business goals and strategies. He brings strong technical skills to the role with both software and hardware knowledge and the consultative skills to align business with technology as a key skill. Richard has successfully introduced green fields technologies to a number of major clients technology applying strong core methodology to the delivery process. Richard has worked in the telecommunications, banking, government, utilities and insurance industry involved in complex systems integration with existing and new systems. Major corporate clients in which he has been involved with include Department of Defence, Australian Tax Office (ATO), ANZ, BHP, CGU and Telstra.
Richard can provide a number of key strengths to an organisation:
• Strong leadership skills in team building, strategic thinking and delivery of solutions
• Strong technical leadership to guide and mentor teams leading by example
• Enterprise vision and focus
• Experience across broad industry and best practices in solutioning and delivery
Skills cover the following:
• Enterprise Architecture
• Digital and mobile commerce
• Application of Iterative and Agile methodologies on small and large projects (10-100 staff)
• Cloud Strategy and Provisioning
• SOA Solution Design, Methodology and proven delivery
• Application, Integration, Infrastructure and Performance Architecture
Richard is currently one of the trainers for the internal IBM course Architecting for Performance in A/NZ. From April 1999 to March 2015 (16 years) Melbourne, AustraliaSenior IT Specialist @ Primarily involved in the development, management and implementation of JEE solutions for a number of corporate clients, including Telstra, CGU, AU and Bank of New York. Specialty areas include WebSphere Application Server, development methodology, configuration management and release strategies. Richard was involved in a number of green field implementation of technologies, first WebSphere and WebSphere Process Server implementations in Australia & New Zealand. From April 1999 to June 2007 (8 years 3 months) Melbourne, AustraliaSenior Professional Officer Class C @ Development of computer models for physical systems and artificial intelligence for use in Operations Research in the modelling of Air Operations. From April 1990 to April 1999 (9 years 1 month) Senior Software Engineer @ QikDraw Systems was a niche CAD/CAM software company based in Adelaide working in the architecture, building and construction industry. Richard was a Senior Software Engineer involved in the development of the CAD system and was one of the key developers of OPAL, an interpreted language for the CAD system. He was responsible for the development and enhancement of the CAD system and consulting on client premises in the use of the software. From December 1985 to April 1990 (4 years 5 months) Senior Software Engineer @ From 1985 to 1990 (5 years) Project Planner @ From 1984 to 1985 (1 year) Adelaide, Australia
MBA, Technology Management @ Monash University From 1993 to 1996 BSc (Ma), Applied Mathematics, Computer Science @ University of Adelaide From 1984 to 1985 BE, Mechanical Engineering @ University of Adelaide From 1980 to 1983 Millicent High School From 1975 to 1979 Richard Raszka is skilled in: WebSphere Application Server, Rational Software Architect, J2EE, Complex Systems Integration, SOA, Innovative Problem Solver, Lateral Thinker, Simulation, Mathematical Modeling, Performance Management, High Performance Computing, Performance Engineering, Integration Architecture, Application Lifecycle Management, Governance
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