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Eric Martin

Infrastructure Architect

Eric Martin
Professional Status
Employed
Unavailable
About Me
Infrastructure Architect at Liberty Global

Highly Skilled IT Professional.
Open Source Enthusiast.

Red Hat Certified Architect

Worked for large accounts with complex infrastructures (Liberty Global, ABN-AMRO, RBS, Ahold).

Owner of iTMartin since January 2012.
Experiences
  • Hybrid Cloud Architecture and Design with Focus on Linux Authentication Authorization for Public Cloud (AWS, Azure) and On- Premise using AD as central identity store.
    POC, Documentation, hand over to Operations.
  • Multi Datacentre Satellite 6 Design and Implementation + handover to Operations
  • Various Infrastructure Designs for different internal projects
  • OpenShift 3 Architecture Design
  • OpenSCAP security hardening using Center for Internet Security (CIS) Baseline
  • RHEL7 Technical Designs for the new LGI Private Cloud infrastructure in EdgeConneX Data Center
  • Design of various Infrastructure Services (squid proxy, DNS, NTP, ssh jump server) for a Multi-tenant Cloud Environment with Cisco ACI
  • 2016: Technical Solution Architect
    - RHEL7/Docker introduction, Cloud OS Provisioning Automation, Testing, Documentation, Handover to Capabilities in India/Bulgaria
    - Migration from Tivoli TSM to VEEAM
    - Project: Consolidation of over 200 MS-SQL Databases from MS Clusters to VMware
  • 2015: Infrastructure lead Architect
    Project Global Private Cloud:
    Automation of RHEL (Linux) and Windows 2008R2/2012R2 Standard Virtual Services via HP-SA, HP-OO on VMware ESX 5.1 and leveraged Infrastructure for EU and US regions.
    Deliverables: Requirements, Architecture Specification, Service Technical Design, Virtualization Platform Architecture Design
  • 2014: Infrastructure lead Architect
    Project Fast Provisioning:
    Providing the Customer with 5 predefined stacks that can be delivered 4 times faster than standard delivery and in a predictable way.
    End to end responsible for the 2 RHEL stacks, RedHat Linux 5.9, on Virtual Machine, ESX5.1, and on HP Blades.
    OS provisioning implemented using HP-SA, 3PAR storage, 10GB network.
    Successful project leading to time/costs savings and customer satisfaction.
  • 2014: Architect
    Project: Hosting of Financial Application
    Create Design for a new Financial Application running on Windows 2008 R2 with MSSQL as RDBMS. Gathered Vendor requirements, and worked with SMEs to create a Design and Documentation leading to successful implementation.
  • 2012/2013: Architect.
    Various projects:
    - Oracle EBS Migration from Solaris to Linux + Upgrade Infra to provide scalability. Worked as lead architect with Oracle, customer and HP internal teams to reach a go live in time.
    - RedHat Cluster for Fusion Middleware. Disaster Recovery tests
    - Windows Antivirus Server migration
    - Application migration (Windows/MSSQL based)
  • Responsible for detailed designs of Web applications Infrastructure.
    Worked on various projects:
    - Engineering of WebSphere Application Server: proof of Concept, Infrastructure design, scripting (jacl/jython), packaging software into rpm (RHEL 4) and training Operation team.
    - RSA Securid upgrade. Evaluation of RSA Authentication Manager 7.0, development of migration scripts (tcl), writing of installation manuals, migration of RSA clients
    - Applications migration from HP-UX and Solaris to Linux (including design of new infrastructure in Linux RHEL cluster environment)
    - WebSphere Application Servers consolidation
  • 2012: Datacenter migration project (ADCE): Responsible for migration of WebSphere environment, LDAP, RSA, JBoss from Datacenter in NL to Datacenter in UK (New IPs, hostnames)
  • Responsible for the implementation of the infrastructure of http://www.gts.abnamro.com in cooperation with HP: Implemented Service Guard clusters under HP-UX in a SAN environment with EMC Storage XP256, middleware’s, especially WebSphere application servers, Oracle Databases, Java applications.
    - Installation, test, documentation and administration of Service Guard cluster and Integration of middleware, Databases, Java applications in cluster environment
    - SAN and storage administration with XP256 and EMC DMX storage arrays
    - Installation, Administration tuning of WebSphere Application servers as well as apache and iplanet web servers
    - Installation, Administration of Iplanet directory server (ldap) and MQSeries
  • Responsible for UNIX administration and ETX administration, including reorganising scheduling and implementing a new backup system:
    - Unix administration of 30 HP9000 systems with EMC disk arrays
    - Solaris administration
    - ETX middleware administration (TIBCO)
    - Complete reorganisation of scheduling under Maestro (Tivoli)
    - Implementation of backup system using EDM (EMC)
  • Responsible for management of over 100 HP-UX systems, ITO Openview management, the Oracle and Ingres databases, Tuxedo middleware and applications in an English-spoken world wide data centre.
    - HP-UX, Oracle, Ingres administration: 25 HP9000 on local site + 3 EMC cabinets
    - Computers control implementation with HP Openview IT/Operations
    - Installation, configuration, administration and tuning of TUXEDO (80 domains on 80 UNIX systems)
    - Maintenance of a ServiceGuard cluster in an High Available environment
    - Applications Start-up (intermediate of development teams in India and of the support application teams in France) following the company standards - Trips to India
    - Asia/Pac region Support for 1 year, then US support.
    - cgi scripts for the Intranet
Education

AWS Solution Architect

In Progress

Red Hat Certified Architect

In Progress - Planned Nov 2020

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible best Practices

September 2020 to September 2023
Ansible 2.8, Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.5

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation

July 2020 to July 2023
Ansible 2.7

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management

Red Hat

March 2020 to March 2023
Red Hat Satellite 6.6

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Identity Management

Red Hat

January 2020 to January 2023
Red Hat Identity Management 4.5

Red Hat Certified Engineer

Red Hat

May 2017 to March 2023
RHEL7

Red Hat Certified System Administrator

Red Hat

February 2017 to March 2023
RHEL7

Engineer - Computer Sciences

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

September 1995 to June 1997
Computer Systems Architecture
Databases
Security
Networks

Diplome Etudes Superieures Techniques - Computer Sciences

Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers

September 1991 to June 1995

IUT Génie Electrique et Informatique Industrielle

IUT Montpellier

September 1989 to June 1991

Ingres database administration and tuning

Computer Associates

August 2013

HP server administration HP-UX 10.x

HP

August 2013

Oracle administrator and backup

Oracle

August 2013

Tuxedo administrator

BEA Systems

August 2013

Tuxedo development

BEA Systems

August 2013

SAP concepts and architecture

SAP

August 2013
Skills

Linux Related

  • RHEL 7/8
    Expert
  • Red Hat IdM (FreeIPA)
    Expert
  • Satellite 6
    Expert
  • Ansible
    Expert
  • OpenShift 3/4
    Expert
  • Docker
    Expert
  • Kubernetes
    Expert

Cloud/Virtualization

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    Advanced
  • VMWare
    Advanced
  • OpenStack
    Advanced
  • KVM/libvirt
    Advanced

Security

  • OpenSCAP
    Advanced
  • CISSP
    Advanced

Architecture

  • TOGAF 9.1
    Advanced
  • Archimate
    Advanced
  • QMS (ISO 9001:2008, CMMI, ITIL)
    Advanced

Operating Systems

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7, 8
    Expert
  • ESX 5.5, 6 VMware (Virtualization)
    Expert
  • HP-UX 10.20, 11.31
    Advanced
  • Solaris 10, 11
    Good

Hardware

  • HPE C7000 Enclosures
    Good
  • HPE Blades gen8/9
    Good
  • HPE 3Par
    Good
  • HPE Storeonce
    Good
  • Sun X4100/X4200/X4600
    Good
  • EMC XP512
    Good
  • Brocade SAN
    Good
  • F5 Load Balancer
    Good

System Configuration Management

  • Ansible 2.8
    Expert
  • Satellite Server 6.6
    Expert
  • HP Server Automation (OS Provisioning, Patching)
    Advanced
  • HP OpenView suite (Monitoring, perf)
    Good

Clustering

  • HP Service Guard
    Advanced
  • RedHat Cluster
    Advanced

Databases

  • MySQL/MariaDB
    Expert
  • Oracle 11g, 12c
    Advanced

Programming

  • bash
    Expert
  • perl
    Good
  • python (and jython)
    Intermediate
  • tcl (and jacl)
    Intermediate
  • sql
    Good

Middleware

  • Web Servers: Apache, IHS, iPlanet, nginx
    Expert
  • IBM WebSphere 5.1/6.1/7.0
    Advanced
  • JBoss
    Good
  • IBM MQSeries
    Good
  • LDAP NDS/SunOne/389
    Advanced
  • Directory Proxy Server
    Good
  • Scheduling: Maestro, Control-M
    Good
  • RSA SecurID 6.0/6.1, RSA Authentication Manager 7.1
    Advanced
  • SiteMinder
    Intermediate

Network

  • CISCO ACI
    Good
  • VMware NSX-T
    Notions
Interests

Sports

  • Running
  • Ski
  • Swimming
  • Mountain Bike

Going out

  • Dinners and Drinks with family and friends
  • Wine tasting
  • Enjoying Amsterdam canals by boat