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It Infrastructure Architect Resume

SUMMARY

  • IT infrastructure Architect with extensive and diverse experience in all aspects and current issues of data center digital transformation.
  • Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Azure Cloud admin. Strong knowledge of IT architecture methodology with broad expertise in infrastructure solutions and technical account management.
  • Demonstrated the ability to build, lead and work with client, delivery, hosting and account teams.
  • Reduced total cost of ownership by providing virtualized consolidated infrastructure including cloud solutions.
  • Responded and led RFP response teams.
  • Excellent planning, analytical and problem - solving skills.
  • Proven capacity to develop rapport, present and communicate technical information to all business audiences.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

IT infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and engineering of the next generation datacenter IaaS/PaaS for Confidential Engineering Design Environment using Hyper-Converged Oracle SuperClusters.
  • Develop disaster recovery (DR) plans for the Engineering Design environment.
  • Planning and mapping application migrations from current to next generation datacenter using Agile methodology.
  • Managed the server migrations to the two new data centers on time.
  • Completed successfully Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Azure Cloud Administration (MPP certified).
  • Recognized and received Confidential ’s “ITO Culture All-Stars” twice for successfully managing projects.

Confidential

Lead Solution Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architected solutions using Confidential off-premise private cloud IaaS including VM hosting and cloud managed backups which met the client strategic direction.
  • Authored the architecture solutions documents, cost cases, risk analysis and architecture decisions in response to client project requests which resulted in $5.3M in revenues using Cloud virtualization technologies (VMware), operating systems (Linux, Windows, UNIX) and storage (NetApp, EMC).
  • Led the architecture requirements gathering for project scope definition which resulted in better communications between the clients and the Confidential team.
  • Modified templates to increase the efficiency of authoring the design documents which resulted in the reduction of the average days of solution delivery by 55% and increased customer satisfaction.
  • Contributed to the Architect profession by mentoring Confidential architects which resulted in their expert certification.

Confidential

Senior Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Architected consolidation and virtualization solutions to large enterprises that bring efficiencies and significantly reduce the cost of running a modern data center.
  • Authored proposals and statements of work in support of the Oracle hardware consulting group.
  • Performed total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis which helped organizations to justify new investments.

Confidential

Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architected solutions supporting the project team’s hosting refresh program according to GM standards.
  • Interfaced between the application teams and the hosting provider which resulted in better communication.
  • Guided and presented the solutions through the architecture board review process and obtained approval to implement.

Confidential, Southfield, MI

Infrastructure Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architected both systems and storage solutions which allowed customers to do more with less by utilizing virtualization technologies from leading IT vendors.
  • Responded to RFPs with leading designs which resulted in winning business in highly competitive environments.
  • Led the support for x64 HPC high performance computing opportunities in the education sector.
  • Created, approved and quality assured configurations to customers which reduced configuration errors and increased customer satisfaction.
  • Performed ROI analysis to justify new investments to clients.
  • Created statements of work in conjunction with professional services which resulted in successful project delivery.
  • Worked with Business Development Executives to create Account Plans.
  • Created, tailored and presented concepts and solutions to executive, business and technical audiences.

Confidential

Data Center Technical Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provided subject matter expertise and pre-sales technical support for the US Systems Practice products.
  • Evaluated customers’ needs and recommended appropriate technology and or solutions.
  • Performed consolidation ROI analysis for accounts which resulted in saving customer operational costs and provided Confidential with new opportunities both in SPARC and X64 space.
  • Conducted product update sessions which increased customer understanding of Confidential technologies.
  • Participated in RFP responses which resulted in wining new business.
  • Participated in marketing events such as the Black Box tour.

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