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Enterprise Cloud Data And Cloud Security Architect Consultant/trainer//migration Sme Resume

Jacksonville, FloridA

PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL PROFILE:

  • Over 10+ years hands on experience with Storage, Security, Networking, Cloud and Virtualization and Blockchain technology as a Professional Services Lead/Pre - Sales Engineer
  • Pre-Sales Engineer for major storage vendors which I designed over $46 million in mid - tier and enterprise storage, IT Security, Cloud and Data Center Networking deals.
  • Proven Leadership with technical teams in mega Meta SAN designs and implementations over 12 petabytes
  • Published Brocade sponsored author in two Confidential Proven Professional Knowledge Sharing Competitions.
  • People focused, Deep expertise, highly regarded, proven projects and sales object focused around Enterprise and Service Provider Architectures.

CAREER EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Enterprise Cloud Data and Cloud Security Architect Consultant/Trainer//Migration SME

Responsibilities:

  • I provide strategy & advisory services to Clients in the Enterprise Blockchain and Cloud arena
  • Experienced in response to RFPs, RFIS and RFQS in technologies as Cloud Computing, Data Storage and Blockchain. (Ethereum, EOS)
  • Architect solutions using various tools in the Blockchain space
  • Provide Strategy development and opportunity mapping
  • Develop and define use cases, white papers and training materials
  • Developing and deploy Proof of Concepts (POC)
  • Experienced in the evaluation, integration and deployment of vendor products
  • Experienced Conference Speaker in Blockchain as A Service (BaaS).

Confidential

Architect, Cloud Security Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise software development customer.
  • Proposed, estimated and sold professional services engagements that focus on key customer solutions such as, Cloud Readiness Assessments, Data App Migrations, and Managed Services.

Pre Sales Data Center Consultant

Confidential, Jacksonville FL

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and delivers clear, concise, coordinated presentations, executive facing documentation and advice to customers on complex environments based on input from customers, vendors,and own personal experiences.
  • Propose, estimate and sell professional services engagements that focused on key customer solutions such as, Cloud Readiness Assessments, Data App Migrations, and Managed Services
  • Design and implementation of Confidential XtremIO lab configuration and along with the Proof of Concept process testing.
  • Perform Webex demos of Confidential XtremIO functionalities and features for worldwide sales teams.
  • Perform weekly vRealize Operations Assessments (VCO/Ops Manager)to enable DCBU sales teams to understand customer environments.
  • Perform as a Trusted Advisor role to customers and sales enabler for sales teams.
  • Propose and implement value added Vmware capabilities for customers in a virtualized environment. (Log Insight, vRealize, vSAN, NSX, Horizon,etc) SDDC SDN
  • Propose and implement VMWare vCloud private cloud architectures(IaaS)
  • Map vendor solutions to the customers unique business and technical requirements to provide long term value to customer.
  • Proven project lead around VMWare services and provide first line support to customer base.
  • Prepare Sales Enablement presentations and Webex meetings to enable sales/account teams to facilitate knowledge in new Confidential and VMware capabilities for revenue growth.
  • Perform storage and virtualization competitive sales enablement training for sales engineer teams.
  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of Storage as a Service(SaaS)/Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS) and Cloud industry directions and trends
  • Define and deliver on - site technical engagements with partners and customers regarding VMWare and Confidential Technologies.
  • Provide prompt technical responses to Request For Proposals (RFP) to ensure the company has the best technical responses to RFP requests
  • Confidential Minors Cloud/XtremIO Channel Sales Enablement 2015.
  • VMWare NSX Pre Sales Enablement 2016 VTSP
Confidential, Charleston, SC

Confidential SAN/Cloud Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and delivers clear, concise, coordinated presentations, executive facing documentation and advice to customers on complex environments based on input from customers, vendors,and own personal experiences.
  • Design and implementation of data center migration services from NetApp/legacy Confidential to a petabyte scale Confidential VNX/VMAX service provider platform for a major Confidential client.
  • Technical SME lead for the VCloud/VmWare design and implementation in a IaaS service provider environment.
  • DIACAP and SABI Security procedure management.
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability management.
  • Develop and implement (DRP) Disaster Recovery Procedures for customer in multi - site VmWare configuration (Site Recovery Manager). Technical lead of Storage as a Service(SaaS)/Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS) platforms for private cloud service provider implementation.
  • Confidential Recoverpoint design and implementation of remote replication services.
  • Confidential Avamar administration and Symantec Netbackup proof of concept for three site design

Confidential, Reston, VA

Worldwide HP/ Confidential Storage Trainer/Storage Migration Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Contractor who installed for Analytic firm Big Data Hadoop/NoSql Installation with Ruby. Contract Trainer for HP in Confidential Pre-Sales and HP Cloud Matrix Solutions Storage VCloud/ Confidential Virtualization consultant for Confidential Commercial at a large software OEM in Boston area Technical lead in 300 host VCloud Suite proof of Concept for Confidential.
  • Contract Storage Migration Engineer for Confidential onsite for Volusia County. Brocade Encryption Switch(BES/MACE/LANCE) PCI-DSS/HIPAA Compliance implementation planning and migration for large Confidential enterprise healthcare administration provider in Scottsdale Arizona.
  • CompTIA Subject Matter Expert(SME) in Cloud and Storage who helped write two CompTia certification exams.
  • Technical lead for storage migration from Confidential to Amazon Web Services(S3) storage for Enterprise software development customer.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Pre-Sales Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Storage/Flash/NAS/Cloud/Virtualization/IAAS/PAAS products to support both proof of concepts and revenue generating sales calls.
  • Support pre-sales POCs and pilots at customer sites either remotely or locally on site. Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of Storage as a
  • Service(SaaS)/Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS) and Cloud industry directions and trends
  • Trusted advisor to our technical and managerial customer base. Brocade Resident Expert called in to provide sales and engineering support to enterprise
  • Customers for both SAN migrations and Data Center relocations., (Brocade 7800, DCXBrocade Encryption Switch (MACE),
  • Manager and VDX switches
  • Provide prompt technical responses to Request For Proposals (RFP) to ensure the company has the best technical responses to RFP requests.
  • Million RFP projected value
  • Prepare Confidential technical quotes via Partner Quote Management (PQM) system to sales force for submittal to sales management for pricing.
  • Post sales Project Management oversite for large sales wins to ensure installationtraining and implementations are on time and with superior customer satisfaction.

Confidential, Fremont, CA

Pre-Sales Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide prompt and superior support to our local Sales teams to ensure successful sales calls and visits at major Cloud and Service Providers.
  • SE which enabled or involved in over $4.2 million in revenue for several sales teams
  • Make routine sales call to prospective customers via onsite visits, phone calls or via computer software.
  • Provide prompt technical responses to RFPs to ensure Confidential has the best technical responses to RFP requests.
  • Perform Proof of Concepts to provide customers a solid foundation and reasoning to purchase Confidential
  • Provide support to local customer base which provides a rapid response to problem resolutions.

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Awarded the Brocade Excellence Award for the above and beyond effort in the technical partner program development and execution of the programs.
  • Developed and led a worldwide technical partner training program that involved over 39 partners in North America, South America and Asia Pacific.
  • Continuously received exceptional customer satisfaction ratings of 5 that consistently exceeded those of other solutions consultants.
  • Performed critical risk assessments throughout SAN implementations for customers as well as planning and implementation of multi petabyte storage migrations.
  • Designed and implemented technically superior and scalable high end SAN solutions for Brocade’s most demanding customer environments.
  • Routinely called in to provide prompt and detailed resolution of complex FC, FCIP and Brocade Encryption Switch (48000, DCX, 4900, 7500 and MACE BES) implementation issues. ( One of a handful services experts trained in Brocade Encryption Switch and FCIP)
  • Participate in regular pre-sales calls to assist sales engineers with critical sales cycle leads and provide superior designs to win the business.
  • Resident consultant for one of Brocade’s most demanding, largest and very complex green field Confidential government customers.
  • Routine SAN and Data Center migration performance with both government and financial customers onsite
  • Proven experience in shared services environments (service-oriented architectures) that utilized third party organizations to achieve maximum cost efficiencies in storage management, asset allocation and SAN performance monitoring.
  • Resident consultant for two of Brocade’s major financial customers in NYC and Canada
  • Performed extensive client facing technical presentations that involved project management, solutions development, whiteboard sessions and business requirements to both technical and non technical customers/partners.

Confidential, Vienna, VA

Infrastructure Engineer/Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Data Center Migration plans for Confidential customer moving data center SCIFs.
  • Articulated and helped drive the customers technology vision into requirements and solutions that provided mission critical availability.
  • Led performance assessments on mission critical IT infrastructure.
  • Resident expert on HPUX, Confidential, Veritas Netbackup and Brocade hardware/software.
  • Defining Data Center requirements and coordinating implementations and validation of power, cooling, cabling, security and documentation.

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated technical teams from partner vendors and contractors to translate customers business requirements into the technical proposal responses.
  • Created technical presentations and documentation for proposal content.

Confidential, McLean, VA

Senior Implementation Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of Confidential product solutions for a major Confidential Customer with numerous geographically dispersed datacenters.
  • Design and implementation of Veritas file and backup and recovery solutions.(Netbackup, Volume Manager)
  • Implementation of CISCO MDS SAN switches.
  • Documentation of processes and monitoring of the SAN Fabrics.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Lead SAN Migration Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implemention of data migration services from SUN to HP/STK platform for a major Confidential client.
  • Technical lead for the High Availability design and implementation of MC/Serviceguard / Oracle 9i RAC environments.
  • Developed and implemented (DRP) Disaster Recovery Procedures for customer.
  • Resident expert on HPUX, Confidential, Veritas Netbackup and MC ServiceGuard hardware/software

Confidential

Sr. Systems Analyst/Storage Implementer

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of Confidential product solutions for a major Confidential Customer with numerous geographically dispersed datacenters.
  • Performed the implementation of a multiple terabyte Confidential storage area network (SAN) for an enterprise level
  • Designed and documented testing procedures for the replication designs and data management implementations.
  • Maintained relationships with third party contractors and vendors to define solutions.
  • Installation of ECC Controlcenter management software for customers and documentation of processes.

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Sr. Sun System Administrator/Security Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Technical administration of Sun servers on both classified and unclassified networks for a large international Confidential client. (NIPR/SIPR)
  • Project lead responsible for implementation of international Veritas Netbackup installations.
  • Implement and verify and Disaster Recovery Procedures (DRP) for nationwide International Unix systems
  • Documentation of configurations and ISSO security policies(C&A, DODIIS, DCID 6/9, ISSP, SABI, DITSCAP) and various technologies as PKI, SSL, TCPWrappers.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Unix Engineer /Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Project lead responsible for implementation of nationwide Veritas Netbackup. Migration of clients from other enterprise backup products such as Legato, Tivoli and Ominback
  • . Implement and verify and Disaster Recovery Procedures (DRP) for nationwide unix systems.
  • Coordinated technical teams from partner vendors and contractors to translate customers business requirements into the technical proposal responses.
  • Created technical presentations and documentation for proposal content

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Sr. HP Unix Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Testing of various products new products such as NFS over TCP/IP & HP-UX 11i (11.11) Resolving of MC/Serviceguard, MirrorDisk, IUX, and related issues
  • Developed and implemented (DRP) Disaster Recovery Procedures for customer.
  • Resident expert on HPUX, Confidential, Veritas Netbackup and MC ServiceGuard hardware/software

Confidential, Boston, MA

Sr. HP/Sun UNIX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Project lead for team for technical operators and Unix administrators.
  • Provided remote support of Ibasis's HP and Sun servers in NYC and Cambridge, MA from Ibasis's NOC.
  • Responsible for the documentation of operator procedures, network diagrams, server configurations and customer issues
  • Responsible for the training of computer operators and junior administrators

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