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Owner of iTMartin since January 2012.
Red Hat Certified Engineer.
Highly Skilled IT Professional.
Open Source Enthusiast.
Worked for large accounts with complex infrastructures (Liberty Global, ABN-AMRO, RBS, Ahold).
Since November 2016
- Design of various Infrastructure Services (squid proxy, DNS, NTP, ssh jump server) for a Multi-tenant Cloud Environment with Cisco ACI
- RHEL6 and RHEL7 Technical Designs for the new LGI Private Cloud infrastructure in EdgeConneX Data Center
- OpenSCAP security hardening using Center for Internet Security (CIS) Baseline
- Satellite Server 6.2 Proof of Concept via the Open Source version (Foreman, Katello, Pulp, candlepin).
- Automatic provisioning via PXE
- Creation of customized Kickstart partitions and provisioning templates to integrate the new OpenSCAP hardening
- Creation and provisioning of KVM Cloud images
- Automatic Patching through the different Environments
- Creation and synchronization of yum repositories
- Automation of Vulnerability Scans and Compliance scans
- Puppet provisioning
- Ansible integration
to October 2016
- 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.
- 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)
Royal Bank of Scotand
to April 2012
- 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)
ABN-AMRO Bank (for Vioro Consultancy B.V.)
to May 2006
- 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
ABN-AMRO Bank (for Vioro Consultancy B.V.)
to December 2000
- 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)
to August 1999
- 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