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Project Management Information Technology

Jacksonville, FL
June 19, 2024

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Vinod Puthukkudy

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Senior Lead, Infrastructure/Cloud Architecture: Result oriented, proven Information Technology Manager focused on customer-centricity with integrity and passion. Has retained a competitive advantage by acquiring new skills in the cognitive computing IT world with the ability to conceptualize, develop and implement solutions quickly and effectively. Partners with executives and leads diverse and multi geographic sites. Outstanding proven skills in IT project management.

Core skills: Cloud Architecture AWS Enterprise Storage Management Infra. Project Management Backup & Recovery Disaster Recovery HealthCare IT Enterprise Architecture IT Skills Gap & Performance Analysis Process Improvement Reengineering Emerging Technologies Data Science & Analytics.

Technical Skills: I am a certified AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate and AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner with skills in AWS Infra Admin, AWS DevOps, Multi Cloud Solution Architecture, Azure Admin/Architecture, GCP,, IBM Spectrum Protect, Cohesity, IBM Cloud, Object Storage, Tivoli Storage Manager, Dell EMC Avamar, Datadomain, DDBoost, NetBackup, BackupExec, Networker, CA ArcServ, HP Data Protector & Omni back, CBMR, TBMR, Continuous Data Protection, Data Protection Advisor, Storage Capacity tools, Server graph. MS Visio/Office/Project. RedHat: OpenShift, Kubernetes, Ansible automation & Docker. Windows, UNIX (Aix / Linux / Solaris), Unix Shell Scripting. IBM Spectrum Protect PODs, SPP, V5K, ICOS Manager, StorageTek, IBM Power Systems, EMC Avamar & Datadomain and various EMC reporting / third party tools.

Professional Experiences:

Kyndryl / IBM Senior Lead, Infrastructure/Cloud Architecture 2013-2023

Regular and contractor roles at IBM/Kyndryl, managed Technical Projects within Kyndryl / IBM’s Cloud Resiliency Services team. Transitioned, Lead & Supported backup, recovery, disaster recovery & architecture. Expertise in Kyndryl Cloud Native Services. Expertise in many scripting languages and automation tools. Backup and Recovery transition and transformation. Steady state support for many major clients, architected many new methods and gained lifetime customer loyalty and maximum customer satisfaction and this resulted in supporting new modern backup software. Many non-functional requirements gathering and architected functional with in a governance framework. Observed historical trends, based on service level, LOB requirements, economizing the growth, carefully planned storage expansion, which achieved outstanding appreciation from various business units. Gained a stable, long term, highly delighted customer, enabled reliable, cost-effective backups and fast recovery on cloud environments.

Sustained success with many Disaster Recoveries at IBM Business & Resiliency Services and SunGard Services. Created ROI for Smart Cloud Managed Backup team by using solution architecture. Lead documentation, training, production support for recovery and backup innovative solutions.

CIGNA Corporation, Windsor, CT Infrastructure Engineer Manager 2008 – 2013

Regular employee, who deployed emerging technologies to create major cost savings by using improved processes, procedures, health checks, transition, transformation, production, business planning, project cost savings and Disaster Recovery. Increase customer satisfaction through streamlined processes, performance and shrinking the back- up window.

IBM, Southbury, CT Systems Analyst 1997 – 2008

IBM Contractor role, who gained ROI on storage, backup and disaster recovery for transition and production support for over 20 major IBM Global Services clients including, Lucent Tech, Avaya, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Atlas-Copco, Belk, Del Monte Foods, Ace Insurance, Vanity Fair, Sanofi-Aventis, Diageo, Kodak Polychrome Graphics, Panasonic and Pearson.


MBA, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communications GEC, India

Diploma in Computer Management SIMSR, Bombay, India


AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification from Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

AWS Builders Quest Gold Level

Cloud Academy : DS-AW-200-TP - DevSecOps Hands-On Labs – AWS

Cloud Academy : DS-AW-210-TP - Kyndryl DevSecOps – AWS

Cohesity Data Cloud Sales Associate

IBM IT Specialist Expert – Implementing Technical Products

Executive Data Science and Data Scientist Coursera

IBM Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – Cigna

TSM Admin and Implementation IBM

SAP ECC 5.0, SAP BW 3.5, BPS, BCS and NetWeaver Leading Technology

Data warehousing concepts and management - CDI University

EMC Avamar, Datadomain, Symmetrix, Base Component, Time Finder, SRDF & Tools


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