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Strong IT infrastructure and application integration background

Dallas, Texas, United States
January 30, 2018

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Roy Walker



With a strong background in leading technical teams, cloud computing, network systems and solving business problems, I seek a challenging position with an opportunity to grow.


●Technical Leadership and guidance

●Expert in Cloud Computing technologies

●Strong ability to deliver the best solution to address business needs

●Years of converged infrastructure experience (VMware)

●Varied networking background (Cisco, Juniper, F5, Citrix, Sonicwall)

●Complete understanding of storage technologies

●Extensive security background with a wide range of firewall and IDS products

●Experienced with application design emphasising scalability, performance and reduced maintenance

●Proficient at lowering IT budgets using open source technologies

●Familiar with Linux and top open source software (Apache/Tomcat, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Subversion, JAVA, JBoss, Bind, Asterisk, etc.)

●Extensive experience designing/deploying/managing Microsoft products for over 19 years (AD, Exchange, Skype, SCCM, Sharepoint, etc.)

●Industry standard methodologies (ITIL, TOGAF, ETOM, SAFe)


Sr. Infrastructure Architect – Ocwen Addison, TX Jan-17 – Dec-17

●Led architecture team to deliver business solutions on time

●Provided technology roadmap for IT

●Define corporate cloud strategy

●Migrated on-premise Exchange/Skype/Sharepoint to Office 365

●Designed SD-Wan implementation with new security architecture (Versa)

●Updated tools strategy to provide unified approach to monitoring/alerting/reporting

●Lead DR/backup design/implementation using Veeam on VMware

Sr Consultant – GuideIT Plano, TX Aug-13 – Dec-16

●Work with client executives to address business pain points with cost effective and efficient solutions

●Designed all aspects of datacenter and network design for multiple customers

●Planned, managed and executed multi-datacenter migrations

●Reduce cost and time to deploy using cloud solutions

●Design/implement backup & DR solutions that actually work

●Setup environments in Azure and AWS

●Multiple Office 365 migrations

SME - Network – VCE Richardson, TX Dec-11 – Aug-13

●Provided leadership for Cloud Managed Services group.

●Supported Vblock, Nexus switches, Cisco UCS, EMC storage infrastructure, vSphere products

●Provided design experience to maximize Cloud computing

●Technical escalation point for critical customer issues

●Worked with other business units to further cloud computing technology

Director of Engineering – Sensorlogic Plano, TX Feb-07 – Nov-11

●Designed proper scaling architecture for distributed wireless platform.

●Implemented fully redundant, 99.99% up-time, international network.

●Maintained network and servers with lean budget using HA to avoid costly support contracts while maintaining availability.

●Designed/implemented/managed large mixed VM environments.

●Setup Active Directory for company wide single login for mixed Windows/Linux/Mac environment.

Chief Technology Officer - Miracom Network Richardson, TX Sep-02 – Feb-07

●Co-founded and organically grew to a million dollar company.

●Created architecture and designed overall business platform functionality.

●Managed in-house programming staff of 6 and offshore team.

●Designed x86 embedded Linux hardware appliance that powered the companies' solution.

●Interfaced with all partners for technical and business relationships.

●Handled all system administration for Windows, Exchange, Linux, multiple databases, firewalls, load balancers, DNS and all hardware needs.


CCNP route/switch, MCSE, Citrix, Checkpoint, F5, VCP 5

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