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Virtualization Architect

Location:
Wadsworth, IL
Salary:
115,000
Posted:
March 11, 2018

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Michael Mills

Consulting Engineer - Heartland Business Systems

Chicago, IL

ac4rrz@r.postjobfree.com

312-***-****

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Consulting Engineer

Heartland Business Systems - Chicago, IL

July 2016 to Present

:: Technology ::

Compute – Cisco UCS, HPE Proliant + Synergy

Virtualization – VMware vSphere

Cloud - Amazon Web Services

Analytics – vRealize Operations and Log Insight

EUC – Horizon Suite

Storage – DellEMC Unity and VNX, Nimble, HPE MSA

Backup and Recovery – VEEAM, Data Domain, Rubrik, Recoverpoint Security – Fortigate, Duo Security

:: Role ::

Post-Sales Engineering - design, implementation, and support to customers in SE Wisconsin and the greater Chicagoland area. Datacenter focus across many different verticals including education, healthcare, entertainment, and manufacturing. Decisions driven by analytics and data. Datacenter Engineer

Insight

July 2015 to June 2016

:: Technology ::

Compute – Cisco UCS

Virtualization – VMware vSphere

Analytics and Automation – vRealize Suite

Backup and Recovery – VEEAM and Data Domain

Security – Fortigate

:: Role ::

Datacenter Engineer – Contract role to join a team at Royal Caribbean designing and implementing the datacenter infrastructure aboard Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship. Sr. Systems Engineer

Cision - Chicago, IL

May 2014 to July 2015

:: Technology ::

Compute – Cisco UCS

Cloud – Amazon Web Services

Virtualization – VMware vSphere

Backup and Recovery – Recoverpoint, Data Domain

Storage – EMC Symmetrix VMAX

:: Role ::

Sr. Systems Engineer – Manage two datacenter facilies in the US in conjunction with global datacenter efforts. Operational role maintaining the daily activities and projects around infrastructure. Technical Sales Engineer

AHEAD - Chicago, IL

February 2013 to May 2014

: Technology ::

Compute – Cisco UCS

Virtualization – VMware vSphere

Analytics and Automation – vRealize Suite

EUC – Horizon Suite

Backup and Recovery – VEEAM and Data Domain

Storage – DellEMC Unity, VNXe, RecoverPoint, Symmetrix VMAX, Xtreme-IO, VPLEX, Pure Storage, Tintri

:: Role ::

Pre-Sales Engineer – Responsible for managing all technologies related to customer briefings and demonstrations. Provided guidance and structure around selecting solutions and showcasing capabilities in workshops for customers. Continuing education and evaluation on new infrastructure hardware and software, including implementation, in the customer innovation datacenter. Development of proof of concepts for customers specific to their technology evaluations. Senior Implementation Engineer

AHEAD - Chicago, IL

January 2012 to February 2013

:: Technology ::

Compute – Cisco UCS

Virtualization – VMware vSphere

Cloud – vCloud Director

Analytics and Automation – vRealize Suite

EUC – Horizon Suite

Backup and Recovery – VEEAM and Data Domain

Storage – DellEMC Unity, VNXe, RecoverPoint, Symmetrix VMAX, Xtreme-IO, VPLEX, Pure Storage, Tintri

:: Role ::

Pre-Sales Engineer - Installations and integrations focusing on VCE Vblock and vCloud Director. Worked with customers during installation to provide training as well as written documentation and run books for technologies deployed. Follow up with customers post-install to understand satisfaction with completed work and to field additional questions. Regular engagements with Pre-Sales staff as projects would transition to implementation. Perform health assessments for customers to detail environment readiness. Perform customer migrations related to transitioning storage platforms. Datacenter Engineer Lead

DSCI

January 2008 to January 2012

:: Technology ::

Compute – Dell R7xx series

Network – Cisco Nexus 5xxx series

Virtualization – VMware vSphere

Storage – NetApp FAS 7mode

:: Role ::

Datacenter Lead Engineer – Lead a team of engineers to deploy datacenters for the US military in locations across Afghanistan. Responsible for coordinating installation of hardware, development of project plan, and being the lead technical resource for the team and customer. Provided training for handover of datacenter infrastructure once the installation was completed. System Administrator

Kraft Foods Group

July 2004 to January 2008

:: Technology ::

Compute – IBM x-series

Virtualization – VMware Infrastructure

Application Platform – Windows Server

Storage - HP EVA

Backup and Recovery – Tivoli Storage Manager

:: Role ::

Systems Administrator – Team member responsible for all x86 server administration for US, Canada, and Mexico facilities, including datacenters and manufacturing sites. Backup and recovery for all sites with TSM and local tape. Active Directory administration. Storage team member for two main datacenter facilities.

Education

Associate's in Computer Science

Gateway Technical College

September 2002 to May 2004

Certifications/Licenses

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Datacenter September 2015 to September 2018

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Route and Switch October 2012 to September 2018

VMware VCP6-Datacenter Virtualization

April 2016 to April 2018



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