Software Architecture
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Software Architecture

Problem

  • Engineering team inexperienced in Oil & Gas impaired to make swiftly architectural decisions

What I did - Influenced architectural choices

Given my technical background, I advised on architectural decisions ideal for Oil & Gas live operations. For example:

  • In-transit data processing: I advised use of Kafka streaming processing instead of batch processing
  • Entity model: I used Entity Relationship Diagram to guide a design that represented the business
  • Cloud agnostic: I encouraged to avoid committing to tech proprietary of cloud providers

Results

  • Sped up decision-making compare to just coaching on the business domain
  • Enabled critical non-functional requirements (i.e., scalability and performance)
  • Built trust between product and engineering
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