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Sep 2015NOW

Senior Advanced Support Engineer


Senior Advanced Support Engineer @ Oracle Advanced Customer Support (EMEA and Global). Working on engagements for Customers performing tier3 management, troubleshooting, assessment, tuning, migration, upgrade, patching, design, planning, implementation of Oracle Hyperion EPM, OBIEE, Exalytics and Exalogic In-Memory Machines, Oracle VM Server (OVMS), Fusion Middleware, WebLogic Server, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Oracle Database, Timesten, Endeca, Oracle Cloud Computing (Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Machine, Oracle Cloud Machine, Oracle Private Cloud Appliance), Oracle Big Data, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Cluster, Zones, LDoms, Engineered Systems (SPARC and X86-64), ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle Linux, Oracle Enterprise Manager, AS Gateway.

May 2012Present

Senior Staff / Technical Lead


Working on different engagements for several Customers according to the specific skills on UNIX, Linux, Clustering, Virtualization, Cloud computing, Disaster Recovery, IT Security, Penetration Testing, Auditing, Hardening, Forensics, Oracle Database and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management.

GRUPPO GENERALI May 2012 – Present Leading the team with full responsibility for design, installation, configuration and operation of Sungard iWorks Prophet Enterprise Grid in a HPC (high performance computing) environment. BMC Patrol monitoring implementation, Remedy integration, support engagement rules design and integration in the Customer’s workflows.Project and Service documentation. Customer and Suppliers relationships Management.

Mossi & Ghisolfi May 2012 – PresentIT projects and back-office service support for the international M&G cloud infrastructure hosting globally accessed SAP, Oracle, Piteco, StarLims services.Verizon CaaS (Cloud as a Service) management, troubleshooting and deploy, and systems management. Vision Solutions Double-Take Availability and VMware-based Disaster Recovery implementation, testing and management. IT projects support (EMC Documentum 6, JBoss Enterprise Application Server 7, custom trouble-ticket system, etc…). Projects and Service documentation. Customer and Suppliers relationships management.

LOMBARDIA INFORMATICA / ARCA May 2012 – Present Leading the team with full responsibility to implement the CRA Web Reporting platform project based on Qlik View, Oracle, Active Directory, Apache Reverse Proxy, Shibboleth SAAML module and IdPC (Regione Lombardia identity management solution for the citizens).IT architectural planning and extimation of ARCA Data Center infrastructures and services migration, consolidation and improvements.

FINLOMBARDA – Cestec May 2012 – Present Leading the team with full responsibility to migrate and cast the Customers infrastructure to a new Data Center (networking, internet domains, VMware vSphere 5.0 platform migration and configuration, ESXi and Virtual Center installation and configuration, Virtual Center-integrated monitoring strategy design and implementation, HP MSL StorageWorks storage configuration, Backup and restore strategies implementation using Symantec Backup Exec, Active Directory domains, servers and Exchange server, SpamTitan mail filtering appliance, Alfresco, SSL CA, Nagios, and other services). Support, monitoring and coordination of the tasks owned by third party Suppliers. Project documentation. Customer relationships management.

ANSALDO ENERGIA November 2012 – Present Leading the team with full responsibility to plan, install and configure Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Manager n-tier architecture, and to migrate structures and data both in Production and in Development environments (networking, VMware vSphere, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Manager, Oracle Data Integrator, SAP ABAP Adapters for ODI, Oracle 11g R2 Database Server, Active Directory integration, etc…). Customer and Suppliers relationships management.

SIRAM February 2013 – Present IT infrastructure implementation for Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards Vision R2 project. VMware vSphere virtual machines creation and management, Oracle Enterprise Linux 6 servers (with Unbreakable Enteprise Kernel) installation, configuration and management. Project documentation.

VALENTINO FASHION GROUP March 2013 Planning, designing, sizing and tuning the IBM POWER7 infrastructure hosting the SAP ECC (Retail) services for Valentino dealers/stores in the whole China country (IBM AIX 7.1, PowerHA 7.1, PowerVM, LPARs micropartitioning, IBM DS storage and resources best practices and advices, etc…). Documentation and Customer relationships management.

GRUPPO LA PERLA October 2013 - February 2014 Leading the team with full responsibility to design, plan, implement, migrating and certifying Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management n-tier clustered architecture, and to migrate structures and data in Production, Certification, Pre-Production and Development environments (networking, VMware, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management, Oracle Data Integrator, SAP ERP and SAP BW Adapters for ODI, Oracle Database Server 11gR2, Active Directory integration, etc…). Project documentation. Customer and Suppliers relationships management.

MSC CROCIERE December 2013 - May 2014 Leading the IT infrastructures team with the full responsibility to design, size, plan and implement the infrastructure that hosts a SAP BO BI 4 + QlikView Business Intelligence and Reporting platform (IBM Intel Flex System Server x, IBM Storage StoreWize V7000, VMware vSphere 5.5 Cluster, virtual machines provisioning and deployment, disaster recovery strategy based onto IBM DS8800 and Global Mirror, backup and monitoring integration, QlikView 11.2 cluster). Project documentation. Customer and Suppliers relationships management.

POSTE ITALIANE November 2013 - May 2014 Leading the team with full responsibility to design, plan, implement, migrating and certifying Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management n-tier clustered  architecture, and to migrate structures and data in Production, Certification, Pre-Production and Development environments (networking, VMware, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management, Oracle Data Integrator, SAP ERP and SAP BW Adapters for ODI, SQL Server 2008 R2, Active Directory integration, etc…). Monitoring integration, Backup strategies implementation, Trouble-ticket system implementation. Project documentation. Customer and Suppliers relationships management.

GUCCI GROUP August - September 2014 Migrating Oracle Database 10g on Solaris 10 to Oracle RAC 11g on Oracle Enterprise Linux (VMware best practices, Solaris kernel settings gathering, OEL kernel tuning, ASM implementation, instances and Oracle Net services creation and configuration, DB basic structures creation, datapump-based migration, Oracle Enterprise Manager configuration, maintenance scripts implementation, documentation).

RCS Group July 2014 - Present Following the team with the full responsibilities of supporting an Informatica Master Data Management platform design and implementation (Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.5, JBoss Enterprise Edition 6, Informatica MDM 9.7.1).

BONATTI October 2012 – Present Leading the team with full responsibility to install and configure Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Manager n-tier architecture (networking, VMware vSphere, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Manager, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, etc…).

DELOITTE May 2012 – Present Internal projects implementation and Customers Data Center operations management (HP-UX 11.x, HP ServiceGuard Cluster, VMware vSphere 5.x and 4.x, Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.x and 6.x, Red Hat Enteprise Linux 5.x and 6.x, Debian, Windows 2008 R2 servers and clusters installation and administration, HP MSL StorageWorks storage and tape libraries management, Dell PowerVault MD FC SAN management). Deloitte Italian network Squid proxy infrastructure migration and upgrade. Lumension Endpoint Security Suite, ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer installation and configuration. Asset Management and Collaboration platform planning and implementation (LANSweeper, Alfresco, etc…), Forensics examination and analysis projects support (EnCase, Helix, AccessData FTK, AccessData Mobile Phone Examiner), penetration testing, auditing, hardening and incident management (BackTrack, OWASP project, Open Source tools, Social Engineering Toolkit, Nessus). Deloitte Audit engagement service IT infrastructure management.

Jun 2009May 2012

Technical Account Manager

Wind Telecomunicazioni (for STM Italia)

Infrastructure Management Team Leader, Focal Point and Senior Systems Engineer.

Service delivery, resource management and customer relationship management.Projects planning and implementation, project reviews, operational and technical reviews, objectives summaries.Senior technical support. Planning, installing, configuring, administering Sun Solaris, HP-UX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, VMWare ESXi Cluster, Sun Cluster, HP ServiceGuard Cluster, Veritas Cluster, Red Hat Cluster, Virtualization, Cloud projects and VMWare vSphere administration, Linux-HA, Polyserve Matrix cluster administration, HP EVA, ExDS, Ibrix Storage Administration.Data Center Consolidation and Virtualization, and Cloud Computing projects implementation and delivery.Security Management: Stonebeat Firewall administration, PowerBroker, Sensage, PGP, BMC Control SA, Central LogHost Servers, RSA Integration, CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault, ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer and Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite configuration and management.Real-time platform monitoring migration and administration (BMC Patrol to Nagios-based GroundWorks). Performance monitoring and capacity planning migration (BMC P&P to Cactii-based solution).Tools: BMC Patrol, BMC Remedy, Nagios, HP Asset Manager, Documentation Writing.

Sep 2008Jun 2009

Senior Systems Engineer

Ericsson / H3G (for APS / HP Italia)

Infrastructure Management Operations Senior Systems Engineer.

Installation, configuration and management of Sun Solaris, HP-UX and IBM AIX server, Veritas Cluster, IBM Cluster (HACMP / Power-HA on P595), Sun LDoms, Solaris Zones HP VPARs and IBM LPARs and VIOS. Sun SDS/SVM and Veritas Storage Foundation mirroring, Oracle RAC and Veritas Cluster integration. Oracle 9 to 10g RAC migration on IBM AIX and PowerHA.Tools: BMC Remedy (Omar), HP OV, Nagios, Documentation Writing, B2B reporting.

May 2007Sep 2008

Project Manager and Senior Systems Engineer / Architect

The Boeing Company

Project Manager, Systems Architect and Operations Engineer for Defence, Space and Security Division’s ICT Department on IT projects for aerospace and aeronautical engineering and aircraft engine design area.Project management, planning and scheduling, resources management, customer relationship management, suppliers relationships management, project quality management, project delivery and deployment.Implementation of complex UNIX-based High Performance Computing infrastructures and expert tier support: installation, configuration, troubleshooting of Oracle Grid Engine, migration of Sun Constellation System (2 distributed memory clusters, Sun M9000 and Storage array, Sun Cluster with with Solaris 10 HPC ClusterTools and Sun Grid Engine), Veritas Cluster on SUN SPARC with Solaris 10, HP SG Cluster and IBM AIX HACMP Cluster. EMC storage solutions, SAP Business Intelligence, SAP Content Server and SAP Web Application Server administration (for PLM, SCM and SRM areas). Migration projects support of IBM mainframe to Clerity UniKix TPE and BPE (transaction and batch processing on Linux on IBM System z9 and HP-UX on HP Integrity servers).Security Management: systems hardening, IPSec/IKE VPN implementation (Solaris IPSec tunnel to VPN ASA Concentrator, Linux OpenSwan VPN), PaloAlto Networks PA-2xxx and Cisco Ironport appliances management.Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery (Data Replication, Global Copy/Mirror, Business Copy, Tiered Storage management and troubleshooting) using HP Data Protector, HP StorageWorks BC and Continuous Access.Very good knowledge and experience using PM and PE tools such as Primavera, Basecamp and PVCS.

May 2004May 2007

Senior Solution Architect and Project Manager

Archebit SpA (for TELECOMITALIA SpA)

Project Manager, Senior Systems Engineer and Solution Architect, Security Consultant and Data Center Manager.PRE-SALES Support as Project Manager and Senior Systems Consultant (On site recognition, Solution Proposal, Solution Demo, POC and Documentation creation).SALES Support as Project Manager and Senior Systems Consultant (Requirements analysis, Case studies, Request of proposal, Operational requirements, Technical specifications creation).Project Management, Designing, Implementing and Administering UNIX and Linux O.S., Red Hat Cluster, Distributed Mail and PIM systems, DNS Provider and Registrar systems, Security Management and Auditing, Compliance and Assestment.Risk valuation and management and project proposal (VPN Point-to-Point Cisco, VPN-SSL Citrix Access Gateway, VPN Fortinet, IDS/IPS ISS). IPCop and OpenVPN installation and configuration.IDC consolidation by using VMWare Infrastructure, XEN and Sun Solaris 10 Zones.PRE-SALES Support as Project Manager and Senior Systems Consultant (On site recognition, Solution Proposal, Solution Demo, POC and Documentation creation).SALES Support as Project Manager and Senior Systems Consultant (Requirements analysis, Case studies, Request of proposal, Operational requirements, Technical specifications creation).LAN Security Auditng, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Scanning, Compliance and Assestment by using ISO Toolkit, ISO/IEC checklists, OWASP stuff and tools such as Tenable Nessus and Security Center, CA eTrust Audit and Vulnerability Manager, BackTrack, Ophcrack, GFI LNSS, THC-Hydra, Nmap, tcpdump, snoop, Hping, Snort, Wikto, aircrack, Metasploit, Paros; Risk evaluation and management and project proposal.Forensic Testing with EnCase, Helix, FTK, SleuthKit, PassMark OSForensic tools.Monitoring platform configuration and management.Disaster Recovery strategies implementation by using VMWare Infrastructure, Double-Take and WANSync.PM/ERP Tools: MS Project, SharePoint and Dynamics Navision.

May 2003May 2004

Systems Engineer and Project Manager

LOMBARDIA INTEGRATA SpA (Gruppo Regione Lombardia)

CRS-SISS (Carta Regionale dei Servizi Sanitari - Sistema Informativo Socio-Sanitario) Project IT Infrastructure Development (Design, Development and Deployement of “Mid-level Gates”).

Infrastructure area Project Management (planning, scheduling, teams coordination, Suppliers relationships management).Sun Cluster and Red Hat Cluster based infrastructures implementation and management. Installation, configuration and management of Sun ONE AS, Sun Directory Services, Sun Identity Manager, Sun iPlanet Messaging Server 5.2, Netscape Server and BEA WebLogic AS installation.Security strategies implementation.PM Tools: MS Project and PVCS.

Mar 2002May 2003

Systems Engineer and Oracle DBA


CRM Solution and CRM Operation Areas.Sun Solaris and Sun Cluster administration, Oracle 9i administration, porting and migration, Fortè (UCS) AS and Siebel CRM administration for OCA CRM, CC and TMS platforms; CTI integration; MS SQL Server 2000 federation administration; Project documentation, flowcharts and architecture slide design; Vodafone Intranet web portal (Apache Server and Tomcat) management.Tools: Remedy and Microsoft Visio.

Mar 2000Mar 2002

Systems Administrator and DBA


Administering and troubleshooting the Billing platform of the SMA and Auchan retail chains (NAM). Oracle 8i , Microsoft SQL Server  2000 and 7.0 and Hyperion Essbase multidimensional DB  administration; HP-UX , IBM AIX  and Windows NT servers administration, Process management, Montoring and Problem solving.

Nov 1999Mar 2000

Microsoft SQL Server DBA and Systems Administrator

PRADA Services (for Accenture)

Public Relations and Advertising area project: installing and configuring Microsoft Windows NT  and Microsoft SQL Server Clusters , Creating DB structures and objects, data migration and performance tuning.

Oct 1998Oct 1999

IBM Lotus Domino Administrator and Lotus Notes Developer

Arthur Andersen Consulting

Installing and configuring IBM Lotus Domino Server  R4.6, Lotus Notes  documental storage structures creation in Human Resources area by using Lotus Script  and Lotus Formula  languages.


Sep 1992Oct 1996

University Degree

Università degli Studi "La Sapienza" di Roma

Literature, Philosophy, Humanities and Oriental Studies (Egyptology)


Music (playing guitar, bass and drums, composing music, collecting instruments, music and rare bootlegs), High-Tech, Cinema, Reading, Documentaries about history, antiquity, social events and misteries


SANS Institute GIAC Certified Incident Handler – GCIH (course SEC504, exam GCIH)

SANS Institute GIAC

IBM Certified System Administrator - Lotus Notes and Domino (LOT-520, 521, 522, 602)

IBM Learning

Microsoft Certified Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2000 System Administration (70-228)


Oracle 9i Database Administrator Certified Associate (1Z0-007, 1Z0-031)


Sun Certified System Administrator for Solaris 10 OS, Parts I and II Certification (CX-310-201 and CX-310-202)

Sun Microsystem

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Certified Engineer (RHCT+RHCE)

Red Hat

PMI Project Management Professional Official Training Course (PMP)


Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.2 System Administrator (1Z0-884)


Upgrade to Oracle Certified Expert, System Administrator for the Solaris 10 Operating System (1Z0-879, ex CX-310-203)


VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 – VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v5.0 (VCP510)

Nov 2012Nov 2012

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst - ECSA (Advanced Ethical Hacking course EC0-479, exam 412-79)