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Professional Experience

2012present

Solutions Architect, Digital Transformation of Storage Services

SopraSteria Sophia Antipolis, France

Major customers: Canal+, Europcar, Airbuss, Technip, JC Decaulx, Ministere du Travail, Orange, Metlife
Hybrid storage: HDS (VSP, AMS), EMC (ECS S3 CAS,VMAX, VNX, VPLEX), IBM (DS8000, Storwise, XIV, SVC)
Flash Storage: IBM Storwise, EMC Unity / XtremIO, HP 3PAR, Netapp E-Series
Cloud: AWS, MS Azure, NetApp Solutions for AWS
SAN: Cisco, Brocade
NAS: Netapp (Metrocluster, SnapMirror, SnapVault, SnapLock), EMC VNX, Isilon
Compliance: Veritas Enterprise Vault, EMC Centera, ECS S3, Netapp SnapLock
Major tasks in a multi-client environment:
        Architect Replication / Disaster Recovery solutions for high availability
        Design efficient solutions and optimizations for maximizing performance while minimizing cost
        Develop specific process procedures and documentation
        Assist in major incident root cause analysis and resolution
        Design monitoring, alerting, reporting solutions
        Audit of SAN and Storage architecture, performance and security
        Process automation using scripting tools (Perl, Python) and web tools (HTML, JavaScript, PHP)

20102011

Storage Architect

Department of National Defense Ottawa, Canada

Evergreen infrastructure with a new storage architecture based on Netapp and EMC

20012010

Senior SAN and Storage Specialist

Public Works and Government Services Canada Ottawa, Canada

Designed, implemented and managed storage networking and data backups for PWGSC and other government departments such as Health Canada, Transport Canada, Environment Canada, School of Public Service, Elections Canada.
Storage: Hitachi (USP-V, AMS), IBM (DS8300), EMC and HP
SAN: Brocade and Cisco
NAS: IBM and Netapp
Backup: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager TSM, Veritas, ARCserve, tape libraries (IBM 3584)
Major Projects: Designed and deployed the Health Canada SAN, Storage, Tape Libraries and AIX-HACMP clusters for IBM TSM. Team Leader
Design and deployment of regional SAN networks, storage subsystems and backup systems in several Canadian provinces: Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Team Leader
Migration of AIX-HACMP clusters to new hardware (ever-greening)
Server and data consolidation for Office Automation and Mail and Messaging. Team Leader
Engineering and Deployment of IBM and NetApp NAS Metroclusters. Team Leader

Education

20112012

Master 2, Ubiquitous Networking and Computing

Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
20092011

M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Ottawa, Canada
20042006

B.A., Psychology

University of Ottawa, Canada
19891994

Engineer, Science of Materials

Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti, Romania

Languages

English

Bilingual proficiency

French

Full professional proficiency

Roumanian

Bilingual proficiency

Certifications

NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP
NetApp License 37Y7P711JBQEK33Q 11.2016 to 02.2019

NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer - Data Protection Specialist
NetApp License MGRVLMG2D2BEYLL2 11.2016 to 02.2019

NetApp Certified Storage Associate
NetApp License Q947P8WCBBF1KD6B 11.2016 to 02.2019

ITIL Certification, Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
Loyalist College, Canada

CISCO Certificate: MDS 9000 Configuration and Operations

HDS Certificate: Hitachi Enterprise Software Solutions

Certification Courses: LINUX 1 and LINUX 2

IBM Certificate in SAN101

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer at Croix-Rouge française