Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.
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Hi, my name is Don Blake, I am US-BASED and have been in the IT field for 17 years. During that time I have been a Senior Solution Architect for some of the big name consulting companies Architecting and Configuring solutions around VMware (View, vCloud, Site Recovery Manager), Citrix (XenDesktop, XenApp, Netscaler, PVS) and Microsoft (Hyper-V, System Center Suite, Exchange, AD, Sharepoint, many more). I have worked for Big Enterprise size companies to small start up companies. My expertise is in the Virtualization arena with knowledge ranging from Storage to Microsoft products. I not only like to help clients design and troubleshoot any issues, but also like to teach them the ins and outs so they understand what is happening. I am also very big into documentation and communication. I want to make sure you are comfortable and have more information than you need. Look forward to working with you. Specialties: VMware vSphere Design and Architect VMWare vCloud Design and Architect Citrix Xenapp Design and Architect Citrix XenDesktop Design and Architect Citrix XenServer Design and Architect VMWare View Design and Architect Microsoft System Center Design and Architect Microsoft Hyper-V Design and Architect Quest vWorkspace Design and Architect Microsoft Technologies
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An IT Professional with over 15 years hands on experience on Systems, Servers and VMWare administration. Specialties: 1. Windows Server 2008 2. Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 3. Anti-virus/Malware removal 4. Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File Services, DFS, WSUS administration and troubleshooting 5. Network configuration(tcp-ip/cisco ios/monitoring) 6. Symanted Backupexec, Acronis, Appassure Replay 7. VPN and Remote access 8. Disaster Recovery, from bare metal restores, to VMware rebuilds
10+ years of experience in the field. Managed datacenters of up to 5 thousand devices, servers, routers, switches, netlinks. Major Skills and Abilities: .- Network Architectures and Security. .- Routing Protocols. Networking systems and devices. Cisco & Juniper. .- Unix/Linux administration. .- Backups and Systems Recovery. .- Diverse VPNs, SSL and IPSec. Public Key Infrastructure. .- Information Security policies and controls. .- IT Security Auditing. .- Project designing, definition and management. I am a trustworthy, proactive, dedicated professional who gets the job done on budget and time. Looking for long term engagements.
IT Security Consultant providing Consistent, Timely, and Cost-Effective IT Security Services. "firstname.lastname@example.org" ### Professional Security Services ### # Web Application/SaaS Security Testing and Defense (sql injection, cross site scripting) # Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking # Vulnerability Assessment & Network Auditing # Implementation and auditing of various security compliance(ISO 27001, NIST, PCI-DSS) # Protection of hacked websites and servers, cloud security. # Security Testing Mobile Apps, Chrome Apps, Salesforce AppExchange Business Apps , RESTful Applications and APIs # Security Awareness - On Demand Phishing for Organizations. ### Value Added Services ### # Debrief with the client at the conclusion of each engagement. # Research and provide recommendations for continuous improvement. # Knowledge sharing. ### Certifications ### CISM,CISSP,Certified Ethical Hacker, ISO27001, Security+ ### Hands on Experience ### Web applications :- Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Network :- Cisco, Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link, E-Commerce Security - OScommerce, prestashop, Magento Forums - MyBB, phpBB cPanel, WHMCS Linux, Windows, Ubuntu, CentOS etc. ### Tools ### Manual SQL Injection Testing, Business Logic vulnerability testing, Kali Linux, Burp Suite, Metasploit Pro
Design, Plan, Implement and Support for: - Windows Azure / Amazon EC2 - Microsoft Lync - Microsoft Sharepoint - Microsoft Exchange - Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS - Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Windows Server / Hyper-V - Microsoft ISA/TMG/UAG - Microsoft SSCM, SCVMM, DPM - Microsoft Office 365 - Voice Integration with Lync - VMWare vSphere / ESXi - VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM) - Veeam Backup & Replication
I am certified, experienced and seasoned IT professional. Over the past 14 years, I have accumulated a vast range of experience which entails me to tackle most IT situations I encounter quite easily and efficiently. If you want the work done related to IT, I am the guy to hire. If still skeptical, have a look below at my achievements. Progressive experience with administration, and directing a broad range of Corporate IT initiatives & business focused solutions using leading ICT technologies with industry best practices and standards. Specialties: IT Security and Infrastructure development (CISSP - Certified Information Security Professional - Member ID 302621) ITIL Foundation, COBIT 5 BI Tools - Tableau / QlikView Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning Network Administration and Database Management CISCO Networking Virtual/Cloud Computing Network security and Server Administration Technical Writings SEO/WordPress/WHMCS LinkedIn profile: http://pk.linkedin.com/in/shahzadrana/
I have 24 years experience in the IT industry as writer, technician, Project Manager and Manager. Extensive experience in technical writing, executive reporting, technical articles, data management, operations of client services, call centers, software development, disaster recovery, business continuity, support services, quality assurance, and training documentation. I have authored procedure documents, project plans, executive summaries, presentations, Visio workflows, compliance documentation, security control documentation and much more in my years in IT. . Experienced in IT Security Systems, Service Desk, Datacenters and IT Management