Patrick Schramm

IT Architect



20+ years of hands-on experience in software design, development, and delivery. Consistently demonstrates expertise building and significantly improving enterprise-scale, business-critical systems focusing on stability, performance, and scalability.



01/2014 - 01/2021

Lead Technology Architect

Application Design
Dev Ops
Capacity Planning
Full Stack Application Development
Operational Ownership
Spring Boot and Microservices

Delivered Hybrid Cloud production-ready solutions while allowing the business to be nimble and pivot. Defined the regular release schedules for the Opentext IT Web applications team. Partnered with departmental leadership to identify business problems and utilize Opentext Enterprise CMS/WEM/DPM/OTSC/Content Server and other technologies to improve business operations.

  • Java 11 + Spring Microservices and MVC Application Design and Ownership supporting SSO and Licensing
  • Key technical contributor delivering critical projects from idea inception to production. Led development teams through all aspects of software design, documentation, and implementation.
07/2009 - 01/2014

IT Architect

Process Definition
Java Web Application Development
Spring MVC
SSO / Identity Management
API Design
Technical Mentoring

Vignette was acquired by Opentext in 2009. I moved into an Architect Role in the IT Organization and led technical projects utilizing Spring Frameworks, Java, JSON/XML, JavaScript, HTML and CSS technologies. I am very proud of the system stability and performance improvements to the IT infrastructure, System Architecture and Design driving Operational Excellence.

  • Helped build and train the Opentext EBS India development team
  • Disaster Recovery Design , Definition and Delivery for Opentext WWW, Login/SSO and Customer Support Systems


06/2005 - 07/2009

Senior Software Engineer (Applications)

Application Development
Product Design and Testing

Architect and lead developer for numerous internal and external corporate web applications. Utilized Vignette Content Management Suite to develop Vignette’s Corporate Website (, Extranet ( and internal Sales Force Automation system. Product Architect and technical owner for Vignette's eLearning solution. Work included product assessment, development and integration, pre-sales work and involvement in business case development. Designed and built a complimenting Integration/Enterprise SOA stack using Spring Framework, Hibernate, Velocity, Apache Axis, Quartz, Oracle and BEA WebLogic.

  • Designed and delivered the Vignette Training Application and LMS
  • Customized for e-Commerce solution and built a SCORM Compliant course creation and delivery tool
10/2000 - 06/2005

Application Engineer Professional Services

Distributed Systems

Investigated and fixed advanced (3rd level) application issues. Led technical enablement sessions and defined best practices. SME for the Opentext Enterprise Application Suite. Gained experience working on large-scale WEM and Portal Systems.

  • 2004 Summer Olympics -


06/1999 - 10/2010

Consulting Architect

Assisted Techpan’s customers, partners and prospects in technical planning and strategy by focusing on business capabilities and maturity. Analyzed customer needs, company's products/services and matched them with best in class technology.

  • Implemented and designed Enterprise CMS and Portal Solutions.
  • Supported PSO sales generation activities including guiding customer facing presentations and technical solution demonstrations.
  • Led key discussions around change programs from both business and technical perspectives.

Web Developer

Python Scripting

c2o was my first agency experience. I worked on corporate accounts and learned how the client/agency relationship worked. While at c2o, I was part of a large team of developers and designers responsible for numerous large scale magazine sites built and deployed on Vignette StoryServer & ATG Dynamo.

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  • Men's Health
  • Road and Track


University of North Texas

12/1995 - 12/1999
Denton, TX

B.S BCIS - Business Computer Information Systems

Agile Institute

06/2010 - 06/2012

Certified Scrum Master

10/2012 - 10/2014

Certified SFDC Administer