CV, Russia Based IT Expert Seeking Work In Australia Or Europe

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Serial No: 20513

Skills keywords: coaching, networks, problem solving, project management, security
Short Bio:

A Cisco, VMware and Microsoft certified IT management professional with over nine years of experience across diverse areas encompassing strategic technology planning, audits, project management, IT infrastructure management, network management, systems administration, operations and troubleshooting. Established technical and managerial competencies in structuring customised hardware, software and networking solutions to meet company’s specific needs.

Current location: Moscow, Russia - View on map
Nationality: Russian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  IT and Technology, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, Hotel and Catering
Spoken languages: english, french, spanish
Location I am interested in working: Asia, Australia, British Indian Ocean T., Caribbean, the, china, cyprus, Ireland, Korea, (South) Republic of, Luxembourg, Malaysia, malta, Netherlands, new zealand, North America, Oceania, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States

Relevant Qualifications

Bachelor of Economics/ Management, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Economics, 2004

Cisco Certified Routing and Switching (CCIE R&S), 2013

Cisco Certified IOS Security Specialist, 2013

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), 2013

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), 2012

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), 2012

Certification in VMware vSphere5 (Install, Configure and Manage), 2012

Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist ﴾MCTS﴿, 2009

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), 2008

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), 2008

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), 2007

Training/Courses: Linux administration courses

HP Course: Accelerated SAN Essentials

HP Course: Managing HP Storage Works Enterprise Virtual Array

Implementing and managing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

Introduction to Installing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Managing Messaging Security Using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Recovering Messaging Servers using Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

VMware vSphere 5: Install, Configure, Manage

VMware vSphere: Design Workshop

Project Management Alison

F5 BIGIP training course

VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

Change management

Coaching course

Key I.T. Skills:

• MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)

• Networking (Cisco L2/L3, Routing protocols, Design, Nexus, Riverbed, F5)

• Wireless (Cisco infrastructure, Prime, WLC, MSE)

• Security (Checkpoint, ASA, Zscaler, Websense)

• Virtualization (VMWare, DRS, HA, Vcenter, Resource allocation)

• Windows server (Windows 2003/ 2008/ 2012, AD, DNS, DHCP)

• Cloud (AWS, Private local clouds)

Personal Details:

Languages: English (fluent), Russian (native), Spanish (intermediate), French (basic) and German (basic)

Key Skills

• IT infrastructure Management • Security/Network Infrastructure • Operations Management

• Project Management

• LEAN • System Support

• Troubleshooting • Capacity Planning

• Risk Management

• Process Improvement • Leadership • Teamwork and Mentoring

Career Summary

08/2008 – Present

GLOBE Operations Expert

• Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the IT systems across Russia and acting as a first point of contact for Russian market to communicate issues to the GLOBE EUR IS/IT

• Accountable for implementing the IT strategy and assessing systems including network, servers, storage and security areas

• Managing the IT infrastructure, service delivery, SLAs and IT operations including program management, service management and infrastructure management

• Overseeing the installation, patching, configuration, storage, backup, maintenance, documentation and procurement of all servers and peripheral devices

• Managing and leading the IT project team by coordinating with various departments to solve issues and ensuring all service levels are consistently met

• Responsible for preparing and delivering reports/presentations to the senior management for obtaining approvals and sponsorship

• Liaising with Global IT Support teams during incidents resolution, risk assessment, contingency, and mitigation

• Coordinating with various vendors and account executives for negotiation, management and procurement of IT requirements

• Researching and analysing new concepts/ideas, and reviewing existing systems and processes for improvement the IT infrastructure

• Supporting the industry defined best practices and ITIL service management processes

• Researching and resolving customer service issues and evaluating DRP and BCP procedures to ensure business continuity

08/2005 – 03/2008

System Administrator

• Responsible for the overall network operations and maintenance of the Data Center whilst administering active directory and virtual server’s infrastructure

• Participating in different technical projects of the company, negotiating with vendors and responsible for creating system design, descriptions, manuals and instructions

• Responsible for network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems and working with vendors and engineering teams to ensure timely issue resolution

• Working closely with incident management teams to resolve the issues in a timely manner and effectively liaising with support partners on customer specific issues

Prominent Projects


• Branches migrated from legacy connection to the Internet VPN which provided cost saving of about more than $250,000 annually


• Cost saving on the servers purchase *(more than $100k annually)

• Business support and system management resulting in FTE decrease

• Easier backup, restore and troubleshooting process


• Simplified business connection of corporate network that provided convenient network access for management

• Better wireless services for Factories and Distribution services while improved guest access for auditors and other visitors

• Hardened security detailed monitoring of the Wireless infrastructure and clients