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Marco Patzelt

Principal IT Consultant & Technical Project Manager

Work experience

2017Present

Principal IT Consultant & technical Project Manager

Freelancer
20132017

Technology Manager

Elabs AG

Leading the technical departments (Consulting, Operations, Development, Service Transition) incl. people management

Responsible for all global technical decisions in terms of internal IT as well as customer projects and infrastructure

20102013

Consulting Manager

Elabs AG

Managing the consulting department, planning and implement the Elabs AG hosting platform incl. all infrastructure services, consult customers on-site regarding it infrastructure topics 

20052010

Senior IT Consultant

Siemens IT Solutions and Services

My responsibilities include IT infrastructure consulting and architecting for international enterprise customers 

19982005

Senior IT Consultant

Siemens AG & SINITEC

My responsibilities include IT infrastructure consulting and architecture for International enterprise customers

19951998

Trainee

Siemens Nixdorf

IT Trainee

Portfolio

Management: Technology Manager and Consulting Manager, leading complete company IT operation and development departments


Consulting and Architecting: Microsoft Products (Windows Server 2000-2016, Active Directory, AD FS, Exchange 5.5 – 2016, OCS 2007, Lync 2010-2013, Skype for Business, SharePoint 2007/2010/2013/2016, System Center Products 2012 (R2)-2016 TP (SCCM, SCSM, SCOM, SCDPM, SCVMM), Hyper-V 2008 R2, 2012 (R2) and 2016, Security, Network (Cisco), Storage (Backup Solution, SAN, iSCSI), Consolidation Soft skills: Workshop leader, Presentation leader, Consulting regarding technical and management topics. As a Principal Consultant I advise customers for the choice, the operation and the supply of complex IT solutions for the support of his business processes.

Engineering: Implementation of Microsoft Products (Windows Server, Active Directory, Exchange 5.5 - 2016, Lync 2013 and Skype for Business, SharePoint 2010/2013/2016, System Center Products 2012 (R2) and 2016 (SCCM, SCSM, SCOM, SCDPM, SCVMM), Hyper-V 2012 R2 and 2016.

Project Experience

07/201711/2017

Exchange Consulting

Talanx Group

Planning and execution Exchange DataCenter move

05/2017Present

Skype for Business Consulting

BWI GmbH - Bundeswehr IT

Support the customer in the planning and POC phase to implement Skype for Business including conference and enterprise voice

03/2017Present

Skype for Business Consulting

German automobile manufacture

Support the customer in the planning and POC phase to implement Skype for Business enterprise voice

02/2017Present

SharePoint and ADFS Consulting

ver.di Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft

Consulting and design ADFS Infrastructure including connectivity to other web services via SAML or OPENID Connect; Implement ADFS Auth for SharePoint with external publishing; Troubleshooting and optimizing SharePoint Infrastructure

02/201710/2017

Skype for Business Migration

German automobile manufacture

Act as migration lead during a world wide Skype for Business enterprise voice rollout

20162016

ADFS Design

ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft

Design and Implement AD FS for central login solution

Architect, Consultant

20162016

Infrastructure Review

Amadeus Data Processing

XenDesktop Infrastructure review (Structure, Processes, Communication, High Availability, Network, etc.)

Lead Consultant

20162017

Infrastructure Migration

Molkerei Gropper GmbH

Migration of the Exchange and Active Directory Infrastructure to 2016 Build including Symantec Enterprise Vault

Senior Consultant, Architect, Engineer

20162016

SharePoint Consulting

GfK

Support to design a new Intranet based on SharePoint 2013, Deployment of Staging-, Test- and Production SharePoint Farm. Deployment is based one PowerShell scripting

Senior Consultant, Engineer 

20162016

Lync / Skype for Business Migration

GfK


Migration of more than 20k users from Lync 2010 to Skype for Business, Implementing Voice and Video Conferencing Service incl. Mobile Access, Conference Dial-In and connectivity to PBX systems

Senior Consultant

20152016

Exchange Migration

GfK

Migration of more than 20k mailboxes from Exchange 2007 to 2013

Consultant, Architect, Engineer

20152015

SCCM and Intune Consulting

Adidas

Designing a SCCM 201x Infrastructure for managing public area devices in retail stores. Also implement Intune as a short term solution until SCCM is ready

Architect and Consultant

20122017

Consulting and Operations

NORMA Group

Operate and extend the the Collaboration Infrastructure incl. Exchange 2010 / 2016, SharePoint 2013 and Lync 2013

Lead Architect, Lead Consultant, Manager of Operations

20142016

Exchange and SharePoint Migration

Elabs AG

Migration of Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016, SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016, Lync 2013 to Skype for Business

Architect, Consultant, Engineer

20142016

vNext Upgrade

Elabs AG

Start designing and piloting Windows vNext as the next Windows version for the Elabs AG managed service provider infrastructure, member of the Microsoft CCEP Programm (Windows and System Center)

Architect, Consultant, Project Lead 

20122014

Infrastructure Upgrade

ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft

Upgrade the current infrastructure to 2012/2013 build of Microsoft infrastructure products incl. Windows 2012 R2, Windows 8 (8.1), Exchange 2013, Lync 2013, SharePoint 2013, System Center 2012 products etc.  based on virtualized server (Hyper-V, ESXi), Creating Concepts, build up test environment, migrate data, rollout coordination for 4000 users

Project Lead, Design Lead, Lead Engineer

20122014

Update Managed Service Provider Infrastructure

Elabs AG

Planning and update of the Elabs AG infrastructure to the newest builds (System Center 2012 R2, Windows 2012 R2, SQL, Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013 etc.)

Lead Consultant, Lead Architect, Lead Project Manager

20112017

Exchange 2013 / 2016 TAP

Microsoft / Elabs AG

Member of the Exchange 2013 / 2016 TAP program

Lead Engineer, Lead Consultant

20112013

Virtual Desktop Design and Deployment

Amadeus

Design and deployment of a virtual desktop infrastructure for a client. Target count of virtual machines will be 50.000 and more if the project will be finalized. Currently we are doing the evaluation together with the customer. The desktops will be based on Hyper-V and Windows 7 images. One of the challenges is the correct licensing

Project Lead, Design Lead

20102017

Design and Implementation Managed Service Provider Infrastructure 

Elabs AG

Designed and implementation of a service infrastructure for a managed service provider company based on Hyper-V 2008 R2, managed via SCVMM. The environment does include multi-node Hyper-V Clusters and single Hyper-V nodes, hundreds of virtual servers incl. virtual clusters with iSCSI connection. The environment is monitored by SCOM 2007 R2 and the main backup solution is SC DPM 2010. Also the migration from
existing VMWare servers to Hyper-V via SCVMM is part of the project.

Design and Implementation, Project Management

20102010

Virtual Web Server Farm

Elabs AG

Implementation of thousands of web servers based on Hyper-V 2008 R2. Setup based on round about 300
Servers per Hyper-V host including PowerShell script automation

Senior Consultant and Engineer

2008Present

Microsoft Exam Developing

Microsoft

Attending Microsoft Exam development for different products like Exchange, Hyper-V, System Center and other infrastructure products

20052017

Infrastructure Consulting

Different Customers

Create infrastructure design and plan upgrades for several other customers like Wrigleys, Deutsche Bank, Audi, MAGNA, Unilever Best Foods,...

20052010

Siemens Workplace Architecting Team

Siemens AG

Developing Design Guides for Siemens internally and other enterprise customers based on new Microsoft
Technologies. Attending in TAP programs (Office/SharePoint 2010 TAP, Exchange 2010 TAP and TAP´s regarding System Center, Windows, etc.)

Exchange Team Lead – Responsible for global Exchange Design at Siemens AG

20092010

SharePoint Consulting

BBC London

Consulting regarding DMS, Collaboration and Application platform based on SharePoint 2007 (later SharePoint 2010) for BBC in London

Senior Consultant

20092009

SharePoint implementation and migration

German Army

Consulting regarding DMS and CMS implementation based on SharePoint 2007 incl. development of
customized applications and Workflows, Migration from Lotus Notes to SharePoint with Quest Migration Tool

Senior Consultant, Technical Project Manager

20082009

Exchange Migration

German Army

Migration of a few thousands mailboxes from Lotus Notes to Exchange 2007

Technical Project Manager, Lead Consultant, Architect, Lead Engineer

20072009

Migration from Windows/Exchange 2000 to 2003

Justice Thuringia

Planning and support during the migration of a few thousand users and mailboxes in a complex infrastructure; Windows and Exchange Migration is part of the project as well as the migration from db2 to
oracle databases

Lead Consultant

20082008

Exchange Migration

ATLAS Terex

Migration of a few hundred mailboxes from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003

Planning and executing of the whole migration including SAP connector and Blackberry 

Senior Consultant and Engineer

20072008

OCS 2007 Integration

Allianz AG

As a consultant for Office Communication Server I support Microsoft during the test and implementation phase for the worldwide largest planned OCS installation at this time; project was focusing on IM, conferencing
as well as connection to current PBX infrastructure

Senior Comnsultant

20072007

Groupwise Migration

DIN e.V.

Migration of roundabout 1000 Mailboxes from a few Groupwise server to a centralized Exchange 2003 environment.

Senior Consultant and Architect

20072007

Implementation of Exchange 2007 and OCS 2007

Planning and implementation of Exchange 2007 and OCS 2007. Migration of the first few Mailboxes. 2nd level support

Consultant

20062008

Design and implementation of a new Microsoft infrastructure

ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft

For one of the largest labor unions of the world with 2,5 million members a design for a new Microsoft based infrastructure was made and implemented

Technology: Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Office 2007, SharePoint 2007, SCOM 2007, ISA 2006 etc.

Technical Project Manager - coordinating 8 subprojects
Lead Architect and Consultant 

20062006

Network design - supplier access

GETRAG Ford Transmission

design for company data exchange between getrag and gft (ford internal
network)

Consultant

20072008

SharePoint Consulting

Airbus

Consulting regarding DMS system based on SharePoint for parts of Airbus Europe

Consultant

20062008

Citrix Implementation

Airbus

Implementation of a Citrix Server farm

Decision memo, conception implementation
Locations: Nordenham (Germany), Hamburg (Germany), Varell (Germany), Bremen (Germany)

Consultant, System Architect, Engineer

20062006

Exchange Migration

Migration of 8500 Mailboxes from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 with ADC incl. concept construction

Consultant, Engineer

20042006

Email Migration

Siemens PG

Migration of 10.000 Mailboxes Lotus Notes to Exchange 2003 Migration tools: Lotus Notes Migration Wizard (Microsoft) and additional Tools which are
developed only for the project.

Responsible for migration concept and mail migration (part of a 4 men
migration team)

Locations: Lincoln (UK), Finspong (Sweden), Brno (CZ) and Germany

Technical Consultant and Engineer

20042006

Email Migration

Siemens PG

email migration from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 with Aelita/Quest Exchange Migration Wizard

Technical Consultant and Engineer

20052005

Exchange Consulting

SAP

Design Review and Performance Analyses at SAP Exchange Environment
Evaluation SAP R3 <-> Exchange Connector

Consultant

20052006

Email Migration

Siemens MED and Siemens I&S

Exchange Migration Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 Volume: 30.000 Mailboxes Multi Site Environment, Multi Domain Environment Migration with Quest / Aelita Exchange Migration Wizard

Technical Consultant and Engineer

20042004

Infrastructure Implementation

District Groß-Gerau

Building a Datacenter infrastructure for the district Groß Gerau to connect
all schools from the district to a Citrix Metaframe server farm (
25 terminal Server - Blade technology) with Novell NDS as directory


Technical Project Lead
Lead Engineer

19991999

Rollout

Gothaer Versicherung

Rollout from Server and Client on all german location of Gothaer Insurance

Team lead of an implementation team for clients and server, contact person suburb, transportation management, escalation management, technical reasonable suburb

Education

19861995

10th

65. Mittelschule, Rosenowstrasse 60 Leipzig

Languages

german

Mother Tongue

english

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