Ihejimba Chika

Chika Ihejimba

Senior Cloud Solutions Architect/Manager

Name:Chika Ihejimba
Address:Frisco, Texas 75035
Chika Ihejimba is an Azure and Google Cloud Certified Solutions Architect and Software Engineering Manager with over 15 years of experience, capable of managing technology projects from concept to completion with remarkable deadline sensitivity.


10.2013 - 10.2013

Adobe Certification

Adobe Certified Expert Advanced ColdFusion

Perfect Score of 100% and awarded Adobe Certified Expert Advanced ColdFusion.


10.2007 - 12.2007


Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) – Foundation V2


2017 - present

University of Texas at Dallas

Software Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Current research on Multi-Agent & Visualization Systems with focus on Intelligent Transportation Systems.
08.2015 - 05.2017

University of Texas at Dallas

Software Engineering, Master of Science
  • Courses include:
    • Advanced Requirements Engineering
    • Advanced Software Architecture and Design
    • Software Testing and Verification
    • Software Project Planning and Management
    • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
    • Software Quality Assurance and Metrics
    • Software Maintenance, Evolution, and Re-engineering,
    • Database Design, Real Time Systems
    • Cloud Computing
    • Big Data Management and Analytics, and
    • Advanced Software Engineering Project.
  • Final Project on Engineering and Development of Indoor Navigation System using Bluetooth low energy beacon.
01.2017 - 05.2017

HBX | Harvard Business School

CORe Credential of Readiness

HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness) is a 120-150 hour certificate program on the fundamentals of business from Harvard Business School. CORe is comprised of three courses – Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting – developed by leading Harvard Business School faculty and delivered in an active learning environment based on the HBS signature case-based learning model.

12.2006 - 12.2009

University of Lagos

Information Technology, Master of Science

Studies focused in General IT Studies, application development, IT project management, multimedia design, technical planning, and business case analyses. Final Project on e-voting for Nigeria electoral Process developed with .net framework 3.5 (

12.1999 - 04.2004

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

Computer Science, Bachelor of Science

Studies focused on General Computer Science.  Contributed to team projects, to create simulated real-world applications. Organized Programming Tutorials for young programmers in which I served as Teaching Assistant for introductory programming using .net framework. Final Project on Transcript and Result Generating System for Exams and Records Unit developed with .net framework 1.1 (


01.2013 - present

Christ Embassy Arlington

Head, IT and Media Group


  • Manages the IT and Internet Multimedia Group
  • Developed an In-House Church Management Application
  • Developed the Church website (
  • Developed a Hybrid (iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle & Windows) Mobile Church
  • Mobile App (CE Dallas) (
  • Manage the live streaming of Church events
  • Lead the Software Initiative and Development Team
02.2019 - present


Senior Cloud Solutions Architect/Associate Manager
05.2013 - 01.2019

Dimont & Associates

Senior Applications Developer
  • Developed Mortgage Claims and Settlement/Loan Application
  • Led the team that mitigated security flaws (including XSS and SQL Injections) using Veracode SAAS Tool ( and ensuring the applications are OWASP and SANS compliant
  • Assisted the HR Department in recruitments (for new developer roles)
  • Manage the Software Release Management
  • Provide High Level Support for IT Service Desk
  • Manage Software Versioning Upgrades
07.2015 - 01.2017

Foundation For C.H.O.I.C.E.

Director of Social Networking

This was a volunteer position.

  • Assisted with the management and growth of the Foundation’s social media sites.
  • Led, with the CEO, the Foundation’s social media strategy to ensure that it is in alignment with mission of C.H.O.I.C.E.
  • Planned for and managed the Foundation’s social media platforms as it relates to events and other day to day growth strategies.
  • Ensured that the Foundation’s mission is consistent and compelling through each interaction and online influence.
12.2010 - 12.2012


Senior Software Developer
  • Developed and Supported Commission/Compensation based application program for the HR department
  • Worked on Legacy Code Refactoring and Maintenance
  • Updated existing applications to be in compliance with Federal NPI(Nonpublic personal information) by encrypting/decrypting  records stored in database and also during transmission.
  • Assisted in training new hires to fit in the agile environment
  • Led a team of off-shore developers
10.2005 - 05.2010

Diamond Bank Plc.

Senior Software Developer
  • Developed Multiple Banking Application Programs. Applications Developed runs in over 400 branches across numerous countries with a customer base of over 4million and over 10,000 concurrent users. Supported the Core Banking Application Software (Oracle Flexcube)
  • Managed Innovative Projects Pioneered by my department and R&D Group
  • Managed Database Backup Administration at the Data Center
  • Developed Information Management System for Account Officers Asset and Liability Management Report
  • Developed Loan Request Workflow application for SME Loans
  • Developed Sales Optimization Application (Business Intelligence Application)
  • Developed Online Staff Appraisal System for Human Resources Management Managed Anti Money Laundry Reporting System for Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
09.2004 - 09.2005

College of Education, Gindiri

Computer Science Lecturer
  • Taught the following courses:
    • Introduction to Computer Science and Networking
    • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Developed Sample Codes Used in Teaching Introduction to Computer Programming.

IT Service Manager & Business Analyst

2009 11.
Esomchi Nwofor, CBAP & ITIL V3 Expert

Chika is a brilliant software developer and i enjoy working with him. Especially because he always delivers the build in record time. He has my highest recommendation.

Graduate Student-Harvard University

2009 11.
Obinna Iwuchukwu

Chika is highly motivated and articulate. He is a great team player and with excellent potentials and leadership qualities.Chika as an IT expert responds to all issues promptly.He is a great asset to any organisation.

Staff Geoscientist at Caelus Energy

2009 11.
Idua Olunwa

I worked under Chika Ihejimba while at Diamond Bank Plc in Victoria Island, Lagos in the Funds Transfer department. Within a short period, I identified him as a skillful, helpful and easy to get along with.

His approach to problems solving and good sense of humor endeared him to most of his colleagues. I gladly recommend him not only for his competence in banking operations and now Information Technology but for a personality that makes the work environment more interesting.

Head, Technical Services Plexada System...

2009 12.
Chigozirim Ogbogu

Chika has been a consistent and ardent programmer having eyes to every nitty gritty detail in his programming life cycle.

HR Business Partner

2009 12.
Chiedozie Egbe

I was oppurtuned to work with Chikadibia during the design and deployment of DB appraisee in Diamond bank. Chikadibia is exceptionally very reliable, target driven and goal oriented, alway open to corrections, has loads of initiative and very resourceful. He is an asset to any organisation.

Project Manager at Diamond Bank Plc

2010 01.
Gbadebo Atayero, M.Inf.Sc., CISA, PMP

Chika is a very astute and experienced Web Developer. He has been involved in numerous web development efforts in our organization.

Editor at TelegraphNG

2010 01.
Cheta Nwanze

When I asked for something to be delivered (can’t be specific because of the nature), Chika delivered when due and with no problems whatsoever. Best service I had gotten from his bank ever.

IT Governance and Security Professional

2010 06.
Ejakpovi Agarin

Chika as a programmer is an epitome of modern day Good programming practice. In the several projects we have worked together, his ever flowing pool of ideas keeps him ahead of the pack even beyond his immediate niche of programming practice up to business analytics and service delivery management.

Service Manager at Diamond Bank Plc

2011 12.
Tolulope Oguntoyinbo CBAP, PMP

Chika is an open-minded professional who is always willing to make sacrifices to deliver on projects assigned to him. He delivered on his projects with minimal supervision. Hardworking, honest and always smiling, Chika comes highly recommended.

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