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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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Pre-Sales SE

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AppSense – March 2011-August 2011 – Venice, CA

  • Drive all stages of the sales cycle
  • Architect user virtualization solutions
  • Complete ownership of the technical relationship with the client
  • Provide subject matter expertise with Storage, Network, Server, and Virtualization technologies
  • Prepare and give presentations on all AppSense software
  • Enable channel sales directly supporting resellers
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Pre-Sales Engineer, Technical Architect

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Applied Computer Solutions – Feb 2008-March 2011 – Los Angeles, CA

Architect technology solutions that fit our customers’ business, technology, and budget requirements

UCS pre-sales expert and Virtualization practice lead
Provide subject matter expertise with Storage, Network, Server, and Virtualization technologies 

Prepare and give presentations on new technology and how it fits with the clients environment to meet their requirements and decreases capital and/or operational costs

Work with client and the sales team to create the strategic architecture and technical diagrams, and then deliver the solution presentations

Help our sales team scope and sell our products

Takes ownership of the relationship with the client, proactively validating technology architecture, manage technology projects, creating and delivering technical and business case presentations

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Enterprise Architect – OCIO – Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros, Entertainment – May 2003-January 2008 – Burbank, CA

IT Liaison to over 23 different business units each with unique and challenging technology requirements

Translate business requirements into technical specifications Evangelized VDI, creating and running a full POC, grass roots meetings with directors, VP’s, EVP’s all the way up to the CIO

Produce high level design and implementation strategies, creating and updating Warners 3-5 year IT Strategic Plan

Establish and define details, definitions, and requirements of infrastructure, applications, components and enhancements to create technology architectures across a broad set of technology domains

Provide highly competent leadership and specialized technical guidance to complex solution engineering challenges

Simultaneously plan, manage, and lead all technology solution design activities

Oversee our Technology Enterprise Architecture Lab environment, setup, access and refresh actives for a complex set of technologies

Advocated and Evangelized Virtualization with VMware, consolidation of UNIX/Oracle to IBM P-Series

Assisted with the evaluation of their VTL

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Solutions Architect and Technical Visionary

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IBM – 2000-2003 – Austin, TX / Los Angeles, CA

Architect, design, administer and manage eLearning rapid education for hands on technical training built on Windows, Solaris, AIX, Linux, OS390, AS400, VM Ware, and Citrix using HTML, Java, XML, JavaScript, JSP, C, C++, Win32, and MFC

Develop technical training curriculums resulting for an increase of student hours by 220%
Direct large-scale global design projects, accountable for budget, schedule, and execution

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Sr. Software Engineer

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Tivoli Systems – 1998-2000 – Austin, TX

Software development company that provides smarter solutions and the expertise you need to design, build and manage a dynamic infrastructure that enables you to improve service, reduce cost and manage risk.

Create technical courseware, lab exercises, and real world examples for technical training classes
Create and implement technical training to hundreds of field engineers and sales engineers

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Sr. Consulting Engineer

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Computer Solutions – 1996 – 1998 – Los Angeles, CA

Senior consultant and lead engineer for all Microsoft, Citrix, and UNIX products

Manage client relations to solve various in-depth technical issues
Present and demonstrate proposed solutions to customers supporting the account managers
Create detailed computer network and systems analysis documents for Fortune-500 clients
Direct new system rollouts of top tier hardware, software, and networking equipment

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