Tim Goeke

(307) 920.3844 ⸱ Powell, WY


Senior Architect

Innovative and collaborative senior leader and architect with 20+ years of expertise leading high-performing technical teams, setting large-scale strategic directions, and managing multiple simultaneous complex projects while harnessing technology and creativity to solve problems, optimize systems, boost performance and efficiency, and drive growth.

Core Competencies

  • Strategic Planning
  • Sales Automation
  • Innovation
  • Team Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Software Development
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Relationship Management
  • IT Strategy
  • Business Analysis
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Technical Expertise
  • System Design
  • Architecture
  • IAM

Representative Experience

Senior Architect | ONESPAN | Jan 2023 – May 2024

Guided software development and IT strategy including architectural design, UI/UX, and microservice architecture, collaboration with sales, marketing, and engineering, and hands-on design and development of features and solutions.

  • Built integration to support automated product provisioning from Salesforce after transition to cloud native SaaS.
  • Boosted profit 40% and cut costs 90% by building highly automated in-house global web sales platform, eliminating third-party fulfillment solution.
  • Restructured customer access and features as lead architect for identity solutions, designing solutions and integrations for authorizations, social integration, and enhanced verification, enabling customers to access advanced identity operations with federation, passkey auth, SMS support, global accounts linked to regional ops, and other features.
  • Created and led team to achieve business objective by researching and selecting vendor to develop new feature.
  • Tools: Salesforce, Stripe, React, Workday, Java, Spring Boot, IAM, Spring Authorization Server, Keycloak, AWS.

Director of Architecture | COGNIZANT ACCELERATOR STUDIO | 2019 – 2022

Led technical direction for a team of 16 architects leading 29 product teams, oversaw products in the studio pipeline, provided sample design documents, oversaw migration from on-prem to cloud, collaborated cross-functionally to ensure legal and security compliance, resolved critical issues, and reviewed and recommended solutions and improvements with 40+ programs.

  • Launched an incubator for all internal programs with 4100+ IP assets cataloged, liaised with Corporate Security to establish DevSecOps and “shift left” standards, defined requirements, and created and led teams in implementing and executing projects, creating CI/CD infrastructure, onboarding and classifying assets, developing UI, establishing an internal developer craft community, and building a deployment platform.
  • Oversaw third-party provider in developing and implementing template reference architectures for Java applications.
  • Built Strategic Partners Program to drive innovation among business units, guiding the team in creating a roadmap, designing bots, chat services, auto provisioning, and PoC projects.
  • Spearheaded AI/ML system to simplify insurance applications for small businesses, recruited Chief Data Scientist and built AI/ML team, oversaw DDD and microservices design, designed web apps and data flows, and managed ETL.
  • Tools: React, ExpressJS, MongoDB, GitHub, GitLab, React, Angular, IAM, Keycloak, Cognito, ExpressJS, Spring Boot, PostgreSQL, Terraform, Kubernetes, RabbitMQ, AWS, AWS Sagemaker, NodeJS, MarkLogic.

Solutions Architect | CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS | 2017-2019

Provided design, expertise, delivery, and review across SDLC as a member of the Software Engineering Architecture team.

  • Proposed and delivered PoC for new Blockchain Identity Initiative by building a new team and designing and implementing a self-sovereign identity solution.
  • Designed a roadmap for consolidated Voice architecture in a unified future state, evaluated the design and build of unified communications capability, designed and delivered consolidation features, and fostered containerization efforts.
  • Collaborated with Spectrum Networks News and Sports Teams to design live streaming capabilities, SOLR search applications, and migrate from custom video processing to AWS Elemental.
  • Developed early IoT initiatives in collaboration with Software Engineering Teams.
  • Tools: AWS, Azure, Node.js, Spring Boot, C#, Adobe Experience Manager, iOS, Android, SOLR, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, GraphQL, Blockchain.

Lead Software Developer and Master Software Engineer | HITACHI INSIGHT GROUP | 2017

Led development of a new product in the IoT space, contributed to Lumada Core and Lumada Studio, bootstrapped a new team in Colorado, and met with UK partners to gather requirements and build relationships.

  • Developed IIoT integration for Hitachi Rail Europe bullet trains, collecting data from moving trains and offloading to groundside, integrating with Lumada for visualization, cloud processing, and data science applications.
  • Implemented Train Realtime Data Protocol for rail communications and designed MVP Lumada Edge product.
  • Tools: Java, Python, Spring Boot, RabbitMQ, Docker, Ansible, Vagrant, Linux, Angular, Pentaho.

Architect, Lead Software Developer, and Consultant Engineer | DELL EMC | 2011-2017

Managed development for multiple cloud and virtualization projects for EMC Data Protection Division. Built large-scale management solutions, data protection integrations, and user interface functionality.

  • Spearheaded a solution to manage thousands of on-prem deployments by designing large-scale systems management for the Data Protection Suite, used by major clients to manage data protection nationwide.
  • Integrated data protection automation into vRealize products in collaboration with internal teams, driving $16M in sales.
  • Delivered an innovative product to auto deploy complex solutions within VMware vCloud Director, reducing deployment time from weeks to hours.
  • Collaborated with Global Source Office to build and deploy GitHub, JIRA, and testing infrastructure, ensuring site compliance, and move code, establishing JIRA and GitHub as invaluable new resources for EMC.
  • Adapted the upgrade system for VMware Data Protection to allow customers to upgrade virtual machines to newer versions, resulting in 200K downloads per month and millions of upgrades since development.
  • Tools: Java, Scala, Angular, NodeJS, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Spring, RabbitMQ, OAuth2, REST, SOAP, SSO, IDAM, JavaScript.

Software Architect | NORTHRUP GRUMMAN | 2009-2011

Acted as technical lead and software architect for Air Force Weather Agency weather systems. Guided multiple teams through project startup, prototype, and production, introduced Agile methodology and new developer stack, and trained 50+ developers on Flex, RobotLegs, and Spring Framework.

  • Worked with executive leadership to establish baseline standard architecture for software projects including Agile methodologies, new SDLC, and tooling.
  • Formed teams for weather data, projections, visualizations, UI, and backend development to deliver cutting-edge weather visualization to field operations at 50,000 image tiles per second. The project received Presidential Commendation, and Air Force coin was awarded.
  • Tools: Adobe Flex, RobotLegs, BlazeDS, Spring Framework, TerraCotta, MongoDB, Virgo RT OSGi, JIRA, Fisheye, Mercurial SCM.

Professional Activities

Early Career

  • Enterprise Architect | UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD: Oversaw critical 10-year terminal ops project, leading and mentoring a team of 9 developers and testers. Led strategic direction, design, coding, and Agile methodology.
  • CTO & Co-Founder | GLOBAL NETWATCH, INC.: Ran a world-class public web and network monitoring system company. Recognized as a top company in the external performance market space.
  • Software Developer | US WEST: Developed software for law enforcement and security staff.
  • Software Developer | PRISM RESOURCES: Built online stock trading system that became Ameritrade.


  • Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering | UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA


  • QCon | Agile | Spring | vSphere & vCloud Director | AWS | React | Angular | Ext JS | MarkLogic


  • Cloud | Docker | JavaScript | Java | Kotlin | Lucid | Gradle | OAuth | Domain Driven Design | Linux | Spring