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Medlem siden 10. januar 2005
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Technical Management Executive Results oriented executive, with a proven track record of delivering technology and business solutions using cost effective methods and resources. Proven ability to “hit the ground running” and manage technical operations primarily within startup organizations. Consistently aligns technical strategies with business objectives. Extensive IT experience with an in-depth understanding of information technology systems and computer security. EXPERIENCE Independent Consultant 2002-Present Technical Management Consultant. Primarily focused on establishing technical operations, setting up data centers, technical product selection, implementation planning and projects to improve reliability of services. Tellme Networks Inc. Mountain View, CA Product evaluation / Project Management Define requirements, research products, create test lab procedures and manage the project of implementing global service load balancing (GSLB) between three data centers and standard load balancing within each data center. Gather requirements, document potential devices, coordinate vendor meetings, and project manage the entire process of evaluating the replacement of all layer 2 switching devices. Nextag San Mateo, CA Data Center Management Managed all production systems at the cable and wireless collocation facility required to operate Managed systems administrators. Designed new data center area including power, space, equipment, and rack requirements. IronPort Systems Inc San Bruno, CA Assisted in the response to and prevention of Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. Reviewed content distribution networks (CDN), Intrusion Detection systems (IDS), Firewalls, and DDOS protection hardware and worked as a team to fabricate a solution that fits IronPort’s needs. Assisted in the selection of a tier 1 collocation facility. Visited various bay area facilities, attending tours to evaluate the structure, power, network and security. Assisted managers in securing a collocation facility based on facility standards, security and the best value. Performed systems administrator tasks to assist in creating a scalable infrastructure. Evaluated various load balancing solutions and selected Foundry Networks ServerIron XL. Built over 18 FreeBsd 4.8 machines with custom kernels to act as web, dns, and MySql servers. Configured the pair of ServerIron XL Load balancers for redundancy. Full Time Employment Sr. Director of Operations Brightmail Inc San Francisco, CA 1/2002 - 3/2003 Responsible for information technology, technical operations and the reliability of all Brightmail systems and services. Managed the IT department, a team of System Administrators responsible for deploying, securing, monitoring and administering leading edge technology to support 7x24 mission critical applications. Led the re-architecting of the production systems from Sun hardware to X86 Linux increasing the capacity, reliability and reducing the cost of future growth while maintaining a secure and scalable infrastructure. Managed the development and implementation of a cross-departmental escalation policy for customer related problems. This procedure is the guideline used during outages and is designed to insure compliance with customer SLA agreements. Directed the implementation of Cisco Pix firewalls, email system re-architecture, network ACL list, systems change detection and various other projects to reduce external security threats. Director, Excite Operations Excite@Home Redwood City, CA 1/2001 -1/2002 Managed the technical operations, security and reliability of the Excite portal. Lead various teams of System Administrators responsible for deploying, administering, securing and monitoring leading edge technology to support 7x24 mission critical applications. Responsible for the management of projects within operations departments. Work with teams to produce project tasks, milestones, resources and timelines. Coordinated with project management team to insure they had the information they needed and tracked projects to completion. Provide executive management with project recommendations and status for the technical departments. Sr. Manager ISPChannel Mountain View, CA 5/2000 - 2/2001 Established, planed, and administered the overall policies and goals for the Unix Engineering department. Analyze the needs of department and established priorities for research, systems design and implementation to develop new and/or modify the company's Information Technology systems. Manager Xilinx San Jose, CA 11/1999 - 5/2000 Responsible for the management of Unix System Administrators supporting over 400 Engineering user workstations and 70 Unix servers ranging from Sun Ultra 5's to Enterprise 4500's. Led meetings with managerial clients to define system requirements, outline future strategies, develop client relationships and ensure the end user's needs are met. Sr. Systems Engineer / Team Lead Lockheed Martin San Jose, CA 6/1997 - 11/1999 System integration and test lead for a trusted multi-level security message router/firewall for government use. Managed testing schedule and wrote system security test procedures for two defense system accreditations. Generated test plans, procedures, discrepancy notices, and test reports for the U2 based CARS (Contingency Airborne Reconnaissance System) and TMAN (Trusted Manager) programs. Systems manager/Satellite Imagery Specialist US Air Force Honolulu, HI 2/1992 - 6/1997 Assisted in the management and administration of systems maintenance and contracts with a combined value in excess of $3.3 million. Managed the evaluation and analysis of computer systems that utilize defense imagery to ensure they meet current and future requirements. EDUCATION MBA University Of Phoenix BS Management Information Systems and Imagery & Interpretation Technologies Wayland Baptist University
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