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Mohammad
ossaimee@hotmail.com
551-444-8249
29059 Hearthstone Dr
Novi, MI 48377
Platform Cloud (Azure) Architect
24 years experience W2
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Summary

  • I have over 20+ years in the IT field as Infrastructure Consultant / Architect for virtualization (Vmware), Public Cloud services (IBM, MS Azure, and AWS), and Cloud migration SME.
  • With hands-on experience in creating large architectures for distributed virtual data centers using VMware virtualization product, which includes consolidation, upgrading, and migration to the public cloud.
  • Design, and provisioning public cloud service (IaaS, PaaS) using IBM, Azure, and AWS.
  • And migration over 4000 workloads to the cloud.

Experience
Platform Cloud Architect
Information Technology
Mar 2020 - present
  • Work with Sales engineers/Cloud consultants to review and validate understanding of customer requirements and translate initial scope into actionable items
  • Participate in the creation of High-Level Designs and Low-Level Designs for areas of expertise
  • Design and Implement Multi-Cloud IT solutions and service offerings at customer sites-locally, regionally, and nationally as well as provide feedback for improvement
  • Generate project support documentation, including procedural documents for implemented systems when scope requires
  • Maintain required level of knowledge on company-offered solutions including the completion of assigned courses and relevant certification exams when applicable.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies and advancements within existing technologies
  • Be able to educate others within the organizations in the areas of your expertise
  • Work as part of an implementation team and maintain a strong adherence to WWT Core Values
  • Participate as needed on Innovation Teams for Emerging Technology Solutions
Cloud Architecture
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Cloud Architect/Migration SME
Information Technology
Apr 2018 - Oct 2019
  • Acted as a SME on the migration techniques for customers to public clouds (IBM, Azure, and AWS).
  • Helped customers in migration and/or building IaaS workloads onto public clouds (IBM, and Azure).
  • Designed, built, provisioned services for customers on IBM cloud, and Azure.
  • Designed, built, configure virtual datacenter using VMware solution, that included capacity assessment, cluster services, server sizing, and high availability
  • Connected customers on-premise datacenters with public cloud (Hybrid Cloud) using HCX
  • Liaised with team members and leads to ensure a smooth handover of projects to the platform operations and managed services teams.
Cloud Architecture Data Center IaaS MS Azure Public Cloud VMWare
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ESX Systems Engineering Senior
Information Technology
Jul 2017 - Apr 2018
Dearborn, MI
(Through Millennium Software Inc)
  • Supported ESXi/ Vmware environment within Ford, including farms located in Data Centers and remote locations globally.
  • Interfaced with OS support teams to assist them in supporting/troubleshooting issues with VMs.
  • Developed highly available infrastructure hosting solutions for VMWare platforms to meet application requirements for resilience and availability for Agile Hosting environments.
  • Provided consulting services to infrastructure and application architects in determining the appropriate solution for virtualized servers.
  • Developed, installed and managed infrastructure upgrades, technology assessments.
  • Configured and upgraded current virtual data center to vSphere ESXi 6.5
  • Performed systems management and tuning, including trend analysis for the virtual data center infrastructure.
  • Used automation tools for managing and operating virtual data center like Chef
  • Used GitHub as tool to store and share our documents and scripts
  • Installed and configured vROPs as a pilot project using Agile
  • Managed configuration for server management tools (HP)
  • Configured scripts using Vmware powerCLI and powershell to automate tasks for virtual datacenter.
Agile Methodology Data Center Systems Engineering
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Onboarding Cloud Engineer- Virtual
Information Technology
Aug 2016 - Jul 2017
  • Collaborated with Manager and clients to determine most appropriate migration techniques for specific scenarios following the xStream On-Boarding methodology.
  • Executed technical activities to migrate client systems and data to the xStream Platform including Provisioning of VMs, Installing and configuring operating systems, provisioning storage, installing data migration utilities, executing preliminary migrations, coordinating testing, monitoring replication and coordinating technical cutover activities.
  • Provided hands-on support on technical issues during the migration process
  • Assisted in communicating cloud provisioning requirements to internal and external resources.
  • Liaised with team members and leads to ensure a smooth handover of projects to the platform operations and managed services teams
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Infrastructure Architect/Consultant
Professional/Consulting Services
Oct 2015 - Aug 2016
Novi, MI

(Through Oxford International)

  • Built a complete design for upgrade Harman virtual data center in 50 countries, that included design of new management server (vCenter), redesigned cluster services, and added high available services.
  • Developed, installed and managed infrastructure upgrades, technology assessments.
  • Analyzed, and built standard configuration for enterprise data center
  • Participated in redesign management servers for virtual datacenter, and convinced management to go for virtual appliances instead of Windows version.
  • Installed and configured PSC appliances
  • Installed and configured VCSA 6.0, pointed them to their respective PSC appliances, and migrate settings from old vCenter server 5.5 on Windows Servers to new appliances
  • Configured and automated upgrade for current virtual data center to vSphere ESXi 6.0 using VUM
  • Performed systems management and tuning, including trend analysis for the virtual data center infrastructure.
  • Configured and Optimized Operation using vROPs ver 6.2 (vRealize Operation Manager), like configuration of dashboards, policies, alerts, and reports
  • Managed configuration for server management tools (HP and Cisco UCS, ).
  • Installed, and configured vSAN, and vSAN storage policies.
  • Configured scripts using Vmware powerCLI and powershell to automate tasks for virtual datacenter.
  • Installed and configured vRealize Automation (vRA) to Automate and provision IaaS services (version 6.2, and version 7). That included building new tenant, defined end points, built blueprints, configured fabric groups, business groups, service catalog, and published entitlements.
  • Created and provided documentation and work guidance to operation team for the day-to-day monitoring of servers and other relevant devices.
  • Participated in Infrastructure projects for Harman International.
  • Participated in documentation activities related to system configuration, policies, and procedures, including the overall structure and standards for documentation.
  • Provided technical leadership and guidance to operation teams.
Cisco Cisco UCS Data Center Database Upgrades IaaS Infrastructure Architect VMWare Windows
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Senior VMware Consultant- Data Center Services
Information Technology
Mar 2013 - Aug 2013
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Eisai Health Care Co.
  • Analyzed existing VMware virtual environment, gathering all information to upgrade it to latest version.
  • Planned, designed, and implemented system architecture and security (Software Security) using Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Built and configured migration from vCenter 4.0 on 32 bit Windows server, to vCenter 5.0 on 64 bit Windows server
  • Configured and automated upgrade for current virtual data center to vSphere ESXi 5.0
  • Supported operation team in P2V activities
  • Initiated, supported and controlled evaluation projects to implement new technologies, architectures and solutions in the data center and ensure their enablement for standard operations.
  • Analyzed the results, develop and derive recommendations for the management based on the evaluations
  • Interfaced with technical & business staff, vendors, and all levels of management
  • Participated in Data Center Optimizations related to integration projects
Data Center Windows
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Senior Pre-Sales Softwares Engineer
Information Technology
Aug 2006 - Feb 2013
  • Participate in presales technical engagement as technical interface and consultant with customers and the sales team.
  • Work with Sales team to provide product, business and technical knowledge as support of pre-sales activities.
  • Conduct environmental evaluation, coordination activities, scheduling, and execution of migrating hosts to the virtualized environment
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation (design specs, architecture, configuration diagrams, etc)
  • Develops solution alternatives to meet business needs and considers the costs and risks associated with each alternative
  • Gathers and assesses the project requirements.
  • Core technical planning on infrastructure requirement analysis, monitoring change, implementation process and delivery.
  • Overseeing smooth project implementation and application deployment
  • Working with cloud service providers to present cloud offering to customers which cover IaaS PaaS, and managed servers
  • Plan and Designing virtual Environment / Sizing the Resources based on Customer requirement using Vmware suite (vSphere ESXi, vCenter, SRM,).
  • Planning and Execution of Technology Assessments for Virtualization environment
  • Planning and Execution of Upgrade path for vSphere Suite
  • Lead VMware virtualization engineering and support activities
  • Help storage team to define storage requirements in terms of LUN sizing, masking, and zoning, connection using either FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS.
  • Conduct VMware Virtualization Assessments to recommend consolidation scenarios and project cost savings associated with virtualization.
  • Lead the implementation and build of high sophisticated IT infrastructures. Create project structures, help project manager to define work packages in detail
  • Supervise Technical team for implementation services for virtualization and infrastructure projects.
  • Manage the services proposal and work order process for customers.
IaaS iSCSI PaaS Software Engineer vCenter VMWare vSphere
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System Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 2002 - Jan 2006
  • Handle technical implementation and configuration Cisco Switches and Routers Handle activities of Microsoft support for customers including Windows Servers, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, ISA, SMS, SUS/WSUS, monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum level of performance. Operating system security hardening.
  • Handle technical implementation and troubleshooting Citrix MetaFrame Presentation server including publishing applications through LAN or through web interface, creating policies for controlling access to published applications.
  • Work on customer site and daily personal contact and interaction with customer. Responsibilities may include availability during off hours (on-call) in support of unscheduled and critical network and system outages.
  • Should be available for occasional travel in support of customer remote site projects and adaptable for cross training.
  • Interact with other support groups, customer Facilities, and Change Management and other operational processes
Cisco Citrix Citrix MetaFrame LAN MS Active Directory Routers SQL Switches Systems Engineering Windows Windows Server WSUS
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IT Manager
Information Technology
May 1999 - Feb 2002
  • Provide direction for complete IT infrastructure of company to include email system, Database Servers, Applications, and networkst.
  • Manage department budget to ensure goals are met, submit progress reports regarding support operations, establish technical priorities, standards and procedures, ensure sufficient system reliability and functionality, analyze products and recommend use of new products and services.
  • Analyze business requirements to help determine appropriate infrastructure requirements. Experience with design, configuration, and implementation of robust systems that have proven to conquer issues of high availability and security is necessary, monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum level of performance.
  • Study latest Server Technology to provide recommendations for system improvements to meet business goals, reduce cost and increase Company Performance.
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System Engineer
Information Technology
Jun 1997 - Oct 1998
  • Work on customer site and daily personal contact and interaction with customer.
  • Responsibilities may include availability during off hours (on-call) in support of unscheduled and critical network outages.
  • Should be available for occasional travel in support of customer remote site projects and adaptable for cross training.
  • Provide assistance in network planning, engineering, architecture design and establishing and maintaining technical standards.
  • Provide planning, testing and implementation support for changes, upgrades, additions and modifications to the network infrastructure.Identify, manage and resolve problems associated with the data network.
  • Maintain vendor maintenance and contact data, technical documentation, and procedure documentation and network equipment inventory data.
  • Interact with other support groups, customer Facilities, and Change Management and other operational processes.
Database Upgrades Network Planning Systems Engineering
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Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Bachelor's in BE, Computer and Control Systems
Assiut University
CCEA
TRAINING COURSES
vSphere vSphere Design workshop
Cloud computing Bootcamp
Certifications
MS Certified
AWS Certified Solutions Architect
MS Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert *MS Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate * AW
CompTIA Security + * MCSE Security * CCNA
70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure *AWS Certified Solution Architect- Associate
Skills
IaaS
2019
8
VMWare
2019
8
Virtualization
2017
1
iSCSI
2013
6
PaaS
2013
6
Software Engineer
2013
6
Systems Engineering
2018
6
vCenter
2013
6
vSphere
2013
6
Windows
2016
5
Cisco
2016
4
Citrix
2006
4
Citrix MetaFrame
2006
4
LAN
2006
4
MS Active Directory
2006
4
Routers
2006
4
SQL
2006
4
Switches
2006
4
Windows Server
2006
4
WSUS
2006
4
SMS
2006
1
Data Center
2019
3
Database Upgrades
2016
2
Cloud Architecture
2021
1
MS Azure
2019
1
Network Planning
1998
1
Public Cloud
2019
1
Applications Architecture
2018
1
AWS
2020
1
Database Maintenance
2013
1
Problem Solving
2018
1
SME
2020
1
Agile Methodology
2018
1
Cisco UCS
2016
1
Cloud Computing
0
1
Cloud Engineer
2017
1
Data Migration
2017
1
Data Replication
2017
1
Database Backups
2013
1
Disaster Recovery
2013
1
Infrastructure Architect
2016
1
Infrastructure Engineer
2013
1