Adam Smythe

Solutions Architect

Mr. Smythe’s background focuses on the data centre relocations, application development lifecycles, and their supporting infrastructure. He has helped large and small organizations with data centre relocations, infrastructure consolidations, implementations, and solution architecture. He has successfully worked with a variety of ERP, CRM, HR, e-Commerce, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Reporting, WEB, Content Management, Document Management, and Payment Management systems, using a wide variety of development tools, and has extensive experience supporting application servers and database environments including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. Adam specializes in cost conscious reliable solutions with maximum automation, enabling staff to focus on the more important things.

Summary of Qualifications

With over 18 years of experience in IT, Mr. Smythe has relocated 7 data centers in 3 continents. He has been responsible for several major data center implementations and relocations utilizing a variety of strategies including lift and shift, leap-frog, virtualization, consolidation, and outsourcing. Mr. Smythe’s understanding of the underlying hardware, operating systems, and application environments, coupled with his nearly 2 decades of IT experience makes him a unique resource that addresses the entire IT landscape. Mr. Smythe has worked at the senior IT management level for more than 8 years with experience managing projects and working with staff across time zones and continents. He has a proven ability to exceed the guidelines and expectations of both senior and executive management in the most challenging and time constrained environments.

Mr. Smythe’s experience also encompasses the management of projects with focus on budgets, risks, and issues. He has reported to chiefs on common industry practices and efficient spending. Mr. Smythe is an innovative, self-driven individual who is highly organized, extremely detail oriented, and thrives on solving problems. Mr. Smythe holds 3 valid security clearances.

Professional Development

  • MS SQL Server Updating your SQL Server 2005 Skills to SQL Server 2008 (2009) – Ottawa, ON
  • Administration of ATG Applications on JBoss (2008) – Ottawa, ON
  • MS SQL Server Implementing and Maintaining SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (2008) – Ottawa, ON
  • Supporting IBM N series for Storage Architects (2007) – Ottawa, ON
  • IBM AIX 5L Jumpstart for Unix Professionals (2007) – Ottawa, ON
  • IBM AIX System p LPAR and Virtualization I: Planning and Configuration (2007) – Ottawa, ON
  • CMC Performance Management Workshop (2006) – Ottawa, ON
  • IBM WebSphere Commerce Summit (2004 – 2006) – Markham ON
  • Oracle Financials System Administration (2003) – Ottawa, ON
  • Unix Solaris 7 System Administration I (2003) – Ottawa, ON
  • and much more...