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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
October 27, 2016

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First name: Angelo

Surname: De Florio

Address: Via Aldo Moro, 3

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Phone: +39-052*-***-***

Mobile: +39-347-**-**-***

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Nationality: Italian

Date of birth: 22.11.1972

Gender: Male

Project Manager with experience in database administration and storage management. Results-focused and highly collaborative ICT executive with 17 year experience administrating complex and heterogeneous systems.

Builder of valuable relationships in team, I have been involved in IT over the last 16 years at management level. Over the last nine years I have been mainly involved in IT and System Operations within the pharmaceutical environment, covering IT Project Management, auditing, security, risk assessment, hardware and software solution delivers, support, infrastructure and operational aspects; I have supported qualification and validation process, drawing and executing quality assurance tests and writing Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs), Installation (IQ) and Operational Qualification (OQ) protocols.

*My name is very common in Italy, so if you liked to gather information about me on internet, I’d prefer you land on my own accounts.

I manage a small team of database specialists responsible for the operational functions associated with creating and maintaining databases, backup and restore tasks and storage volumes, disks, nfs exports, CiFS shares and so on. Other team duties are guarantee system high availability, high performance, tuning analysis, growth capacity planning, workload modeling and prediction, systems 360-degree support; long-term strategic planning, application support and optimization. In addition to the technical aspects, I am responsible for development of all technical projects regarding Database and Storage systems, the Enterprise Data Warehouse and Data Integrations. I am also responsible for ensuring that database services are secure and accessible while supporting efficient business operations.

Work experience

Database Administrator and Storage Manager, Project Manager at Chiesi Farmaceutici

August the 20th, 2007 - onwards

Main activities and responsibilities:

Governance of global database administration and management process

Ownership of the resolution of database third level issues

Governance of Global Backup & Restore process

Governance and management of global storage systems

Maintained change control process and updated associated Design History File

Installation, administration, tuning and performance issue solving of Oracle and MS SQL Server instances

Data migration and database porting

Managing and leading main infrastructure projects of Chiesi Farmaceutici at Global level

Supply extensive knowledge and excellent comprehension of the infrastructure

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of all databases and interfaces, storage systems and Unix servers (Oracle Solaris).

Execute and maintain highly-available technologies such as RMAN Stand-BY DB, SQL Log Shipping, RAC, clustering, mirroring, replication

Establish and enforce standards, best practices, policies and procedures pertaining to database management and architecture, security, compliance/regulatory requirements

Provide technical expertise and guidance for key business projects

Ensure project execution and delivery commitments are met in terms of budget, quality and timeliness of delivery

Evaluate new technologies and recommend appropriate solutions to support company products and services

Editing technical documentation concerning DATA infrastructure, Backup and Restore Process Governance

Support compliance and quality assurance managers in compiling validation documentation, installation and operational qualification modules, Standard Operating Procedures

Give a strategic vision on the new opportunities Market is going to offer in the next years

Name and address of employer: Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.

via Palermo, 26/A

43122 Parma (Italia)

Type of business or sector: Pharmaceutical

Role: Executive

Period: since 2007

I'm currently working at Chiesi Farmaceutici, a pharmaceutical multinational corporation, known for products like Foster, Clenil and Curosurf, a surfactant for preemies born with Neonatal Respiratory Distress, (

I deal with storage and backup management, database administration (Oracle, MS Sql Server, MySQL), windows and Oracle Solaris system management.

I'm part of the ICT team composed by about 100 people spread around the world; I am allocated to the headquarter, in Italy.

In specific administrative tasks and jobs I am organized and independent, moreover when it is time to take up a new project, I love working in team and collaborating with other people: I am convince that one can far but a team goes forward.

From a technical point of view, I'm recognized as an expert in DB administration from both administrative and developing aspects: installation, space management, backup and recovery, business continuity and disaster recovery, tuning and performance, sql scripting and programming.

I also manage Chiesi Unix system made up of six main servers (two of them are on HA by Veritas Cluster Service and other two by Oracle Solaris Cluster), running about sixty virtual solaris containers, hosting oracle instances and web/application services. I everyday work with vmware infrastructure and virtual machines running more fifty ms sql servers.

Name of employer: Althea S.p.A.

Type of business or sector: Food

Role: Chief Technological Officer - Executive

Period: 2002 - 2007

Althea was a Food Industry producing pasta sauce, salad dressing and mayonnaises for Great Distribution Organization like Coop, Esselunga, LIDL and many others.

I was the CTO and my main duty was to harmonize technological and applicative infrastructure with business demands honoring budget commitments but not losing good opportunities; in addition, I used to take good care of systems and keep them updated and aligned to business expectations.

I administrated the company DBs, the windows domain and Linux Server Ecosystem: mainly by myself but also coordinating outsourcing resources. In the beginning of the current year, Althea has been bought by La Doria Group, so maybe you can’t find much information about it anymore.

Name of employer: DS Data Systems

Type of business or sector: Software

Role: DBA

Period: 2000 - 2002

DS Data Systems was an Italian software house with over 600 employees.

At the beginning, I was brought in as a programmer but soon I began the DBA working for company clients.


Graduate in Physics at University of Salento, Italy; specialized in Nuclear Physics and Mathematical Methods.


2016 – “Improve Customer Service and Relations” - Sensing

2013 – “MOC: Course 10325A” - Automating Administration with Power Shell – Microsoft C.

2011 – “Coaching”- Management Area by Quaeryon

2009 – English Course for advanced users – course held by native English speaker teacher (55 hours).

2008 – English Course for intermediate users – course held by native English speaker teacher (55 hours)

2008 – “Demand Management” – model and schemas for a correct managing of internal and external demand, the Client Manager role (SDA Bocconi)

2007 – “The DiSC approach model” – DiSC Model (SDA Bocconi)

2007 - “Advanced administration of Symantec backup EXEC” – c/o Symantec, Milan

2006 – “Advanced course for Linux net administration” – c/o Provincia di Parma

2005 - “TCP/IP network and Firewall Administration” – c/o Symbolic, Parma

2004 - “TCP/IP Security” – c/o Symbolic, Parma

2002 - “Architecture and administration of an Oracle Database” – c/o Oracle Corporation, Milan (40 hours)

2000 - “OO Programming and Database administration” – c/o DS Data Systems, Parma

(360 hours)







Mother Tongue


Target-oriented work, problem solving, team spirit, open to the change


I love to spend free time in many outdoor activities; I love fitness, rugby, bicycle, long walks, good books and music. I love learning things, especially new languages: I’m learning German this period and I’m going to learn French; but above all, what I really love is to spend time with my wife and our two kids.

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