Talented, result-driven, business-savvy professional with over 30 years of broad base experience in IT technical leadership, project management, IT architecture, and consulting. Equipped with expertise in design, development, and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions. Highly adept at delivering simultaneous, large-scale, mission-critical projects within the constraints of time and cost. Possesses superior management skills in leading technical teams to provide innovative technical solutions. Exhibits detail-oriented nature with proven ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
areas of expertise
Disaster Recovery Design
Operation and Infrastructure Management
Maintaining Uptime and Patch Management
IT Management Consulting
Renders high level of assistance to clients in formulating and executing corporate strategies that address current and potential business opportunities and challenge and drive the realization of business value
Drives all efforts in aligning business objectives with IT.
Project Management and Operations
Plays a vital role in sustaining the overall health and profitability of service engagements
Displays acute managerial expertise in completing projects within time and budget constraints
Utilizes comprehensive experience in employing exceptional change management techniques
Assumes full responsibility in identifying hardware specifications to resolve possible system hardware, storage area network (SAN), networking, or connectivity issues
Enterprise Systems Management
Delivers advanced hands-on experience with Server, Desktop, Network, Facilities, and Monitoring tools
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of Database Management including Oracle, and SQL
Oversees the configuration of balanced system, ensures sufficient backup, and sustains recovery capability in accordance with the business’ requirements
Utilizes performance tuning techniques to appropriately size the expected workload
SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER april 2013 to Present
Was responsible for the operation of the current network and resolving daily issues. Continued to resolve migration issues to VirtuStream Cloud Provider and provided PCI Compliance Documentation and Remediation. Palo Alto / Juniper / Cisco infrastructure with over 20 Site to Site VPN tunnels globally. China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan, Europe, France, US.
Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans – Studio City, CA
Managed all Information Technology and full life-cycle of data entry and quality, with strong focus on workflow automation and reduction of manual efforts in repetitive tasks. Provided key technical leadership and guidance to support enterprise operations. Managed testing and integration efforts with various technology vendors, including overseeing technical issues test plan, and solution development.
Involved in the daily maintenance of server and hardware within the company, ensured data protection and high system availability in coordination with strategic engineering team.
Designed and delivered the new MPI Datacenter; evaluated all installations (hardware & software) impacting Data Center operations.
Provided technical guidance when purchasing the equipment used for MPI data center;
Worked closely with the management to determine power needs, cooling requirements, and total rack space needed for 5 years.
Reinforced disaster recovery program and resilience strategies and verified recovery. Objectives were sufficient to recover the business as identified by the organization’s requirements.
Engaged in business development and troubleshooting and execution of program-related deliverables.
Intercon security– Pasadena, CA
Responsible for overall management of security functions associated with information technology strategy, applications, communications, and services. In-depth expertise in routing protocols. Hands-on experience in configuring Cisco routers/ Switches and Blade servers.
Provided communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify and resolve technical issues.
Designed Disaster Recovery Design and testing.
BIS Computer Solutions, Inc. – La Crescenta, CA
Responsible for the overall IT strategy and operations for a company with 7,000+ customers logging into ‘on premise’ Datacenter. Displayed expertise in SQL, Oracle and VMware databases.
Implemented modifications and upgrades according to assigned Change Requests.
Involved in all phases of database development, from needs assessment to design and support.
Designed and implemented customers’ networks in the U.S. and Canada.
Nov 2005–Jul 2012
IT General Corp, Glendale, CA
Mar 1994–Oct 2005
Nth Degree Software, Lake Tahoe, CA
Network Engineer - Software Design Implementation
Petersen Publishing Corp, Los Angeles, CA
Senior Network Engineer
World Color press
Senior Network Engineer
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CITRIX Certified 1992 MCSE CISCO classes HIPAA Diverse work place classes True Colors course VMware courses Novell Certified 1989 HP Certified Hardware repair, move or Upgrade Speaker for So California CPA society Who's Who in Technology Sun System Administrator (Solaris 7) Microsoft Certified Professional–Windows NT Server in the Enterprise Server and Workstation
Dell switches, routers and Firewalls
Super micro SAN
SAN – HP – EMC - DELL
HPE/ Brocade fabric design
Virtualization, Wireless Ruckus
Network Security and Administration
Palo Alto – Juniper
SQL – Database