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Senior Cloud SA – Dimension Data

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Dimension Data – October 2015 – Current – Irvine, CA

Most senior technical crafter for Dimension Data’s enterprise clients and works across Business Units, consults and creates integrated solution architecture descriptions across domains, functions, and industries, then monitoring and governing the implementation.

Translate business, functional, and technical requirements into architectural designs, managed services and software solutions using REST, Python, and YANG along with a suite of DevOps tools to create dynamic programmable infrastructures on-premise, hybrid, and in multiple clouds.

Provide multi-technology consulting services to clients to analyse and provide strategies and cloud solutions on all aspects related technology components. Creates excellent client and cross business unit relationships.

Strategic planning and sales enablement with senior account executives, regional sales directors, senior directors, VP’s, practice leaders, engineering and consulting teams resulting increased cloud services and sales activity. Lead Architect in all West-US Cloud Computing (Private/Public/Hybrid, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS) projects.

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Data Center Architect

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Nexus IS – June 2012 – October 2015 – Valencia, CA

Defining strategic technology plans with Enterprise Visualization, Data Center Orchestration, Architecting and orchestrating multidisciplinary complex engineering projects Creating new consulting, business process optimization, and cloud products. Conducting market research and testing, and presentation of these new products Focused on strategic business and technology solutions Promoting SDN, DevOps, IaaS, Process Optimization, Continuous Integration, and Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
Partnering across all internal organizations, external customer organizations, and ecosystem.  Leading strategic account planning with senior account executives, regional sales directors, practice leaders, and engineering teams Architecting enterprise data center technology solutions using:

  • Openstack and vCloud Director
  • VMware View, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Puppet and Chef
  • Red Hat CloudForms, OpenShift, Hybrid Cloud (vCHS)
  • VMware vCloud, UCS Director and Cisco IAC
  • Cisco Nexus and Citrix Netscaler networking equipment
  • EMC VNX, VMAX and NetApp FAS storage arrays
  • Cisco UCS computing platform, VXI Virtual Desktops, and Cisco UC/HCS Collaboration
  • EMC vBlock, vSPEX and NetApp FlexPod reference architectures
  • Amazon Web Services and SunGard Availability Services
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Enterprise Architect

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IS Systems – August 2011-May 2012 – Los Angeles, CA

Discover, Define, and Guide clients business and technical requirements around Data Center solutions, specializing in vCloud Director and CloudStack

Responsible for creating technical reference architectures and standards

Pre-Sales Engineering owning the technical relationship with the client and assist with deal shaping. Create and Deliver technical and business presentations

Architect, Design, and Deliver complete technology solutions using Cisco, HP, EMC, NetApp, VMware, Citrix, and Cloud providers

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