Security Expert


A cloud security expert from PeoplActive delivers innovative compliance and risk management approaches to clients to move sensitive workloads onto the cloud faster without compromising security. He is also responsible for Building & deploying security infrastructure to automate security operations.

  • Senior Systems Engineer / Network Engineer with 17 years industry experience.
  • A high level of application solutions knowledge and client / server applications in general, and a high degree of understanding of best practice approaches for the implementation of enterprise wide technology
  • Strong 10 Years Technical background in Australia and USA followed 10 years as a Senior System Engineer in the USA Broad cross Platform Experience Linux, Windows, Storage, VMWare.
  • Strong Cloud Computing, Windows Azure, Amazon EC2/EBS/EMR SaaS – Support Internal and External Applications . Expert in Perl/VBScripting / Powershell skills for Windows Administration WMI, ADSI, .NET, ASP and Perl Large Enterprise Applications / Platforms utilizing multiple Tiers, Oracle, MySQL and MS SQL backends. Use Chef recipes and cookbooks and puppet manifests and modules for headless deployment of cloud based applications.


GIT / SVN Pulls / pushes / merges and commits using stash / bitbucket
Jenkins Hudson / Jenkins Continuous Integration, Builds, Master Slave Config
VMWare Vsphere, ESXi 5, GSX, Virtual Centre 7.5 years
IAAS AWS, Rackspace, Cloudera, Hybrid Cloud experience
SAAS Support Internal and External Applications
Scripting Python / Ruby / Perl / VBScripting
Enterprise Apps Oracle, MySQL and MS SQL backends
Coding Ruby / Python / Java / Perl / Powershell
Agile Agile Teams, Morning standup, Rally


Cloud Security Engineer
  • Develop, implement and operate controls to secure cloud-based systems
  • Utilize cloud-based APIs when appropriate to write network/system level tools for securing cloud environments
  • Recognize, adopt, utilize and teach best practices in cloud security engineering
  • Participate in efforts to promote security throughout the project and build good working relationships within the team and with others in the organization
  • Participate in efforts that tailor the company’s security policies and standards for use in cloud environments
  • Define, assess, and communicate security risk to product owners
  • Develop reference architectures and proof of concept implementations of cloud security environments
Cloud Platform/DevOps Engineer
  • Member of Distributed Engineering Team whose charter is to build and operate an enterprise grade private cloud – Private Cloud Enablement.
  • Redefine how technology is delivered across all lines of business
  • Leverage puppet, ruby,r10k, python, canonical openstack, mirantis openstack, agile dev methods and proven open source solutions
  • Design, integration and operation of massively scalable cloud platform at Confidential
  • Work with Engineering and Ops teams to further Automate Processses throughout the entire stack
  • Interface with tech leads throughout the enterprise to close the continuous integration and continuous deployment loop leading the organization to SaaS
  • Breadth of knowledge and experience across infrastructure including Linux/Windows admin, virtualization, networking and storage
  • Asynchronous messaging, relation and nosql databases, Python and powershell penstack ruby, puppet r10k – massive multi Datacenter puppet deployment, Confidential
  • Python, PEP8
  • F5/HAProxy LBaaS
  • GIT Version Control, API automation
  • Strider for CI
DevOps Enginee
  • Established technology based company offering product solutions across all industries and servicing global clients worldwide.
  • Experience managing cloud solutions. Fast-paced technology solutions leader
  • Implement solutions within traditional and cloud-based infrastructure based on Company standards and Industry best practices.
  • AWS cloud server management – cloud formation, EC2, S3,IAM,Ops Manager
  • HP Cloud remote data center hosting
  • Cloud Migration Projects – from On Premise to Cloud and vice versa
  • AWS RDS Service – migrate multiple database and database schemas to AWS RDS – Oracle
  • MySQL, and MSSQL, Puppet Enterprise, Puppet Build and Deploy Puppet to 300 Servers
  • Foreman, MCollective, Ruby, Rails, Passenger, Apache 2, JSON Manifests
  • Custom Ruby Facts for facter reporting
  • Prepare puppet modules and manifests for configuration management
  • Deploy Amazon, Redhat and SUSE Linux machine Images using cloud formation, and custom puppet manifests
  • Vagrant use chef recipes and cookbooks and puppet manifests and modules for headless deployment of cloud based application
  • Open VPN
  • Connect multiple Amazon VPCs via open VPN Tunnels
  • Amazon VPG, OpWorks for Highly Available Application layering, Auto Scaling Groups and Elatic Load Balancer configuration.
  • Apache Hadoop,Pig and Pig Latin Analytical map reduce jobs
  • DevOps Engineer Supporting transition from On Premise Builds to Cloud Deployment Ruby, Shell Scripting, Java Cloud Formation Scripts
  • Management of multiple Cloud Based Customer facing Projects and Applications
  • Load Balancer, Middleware, Database Tiers,Security Groups, Network ACLs, Routing
  • Cloud Applications – Splunk, Xceedium, Nagios, DNS, VPC, OpenVPN, Open SSH, VPG, OpsWorks, S3, Axway B2Bi, MFT, ST, Integrator
  • Build and Develop Java Based Applications, SOA, Monitoring. Manage VMWare ESXi, Hitachi SAN and NetApp Cluster for 80 VMS, and 20 Redhat Linux RAC clusters
  • PowerShell for interfacing with VMWare APIs and SDKs
  • Automated Patch Management Delivery to 300 Linux Servers and 50 Windows Servers
Senior Systems Engineer / Operations Manager
  • Responsible for supporting, configuring, supporting, troubleshooting and administering a variety of Windows servers including File and Print servers, MS Exchange Servers, IIS Web Servers, MS SQL / My SQL / Oracle servers, Red Hat Linux Servers, Network Appliance Storage, VMWare ESXi 5, Virtual Centre and utility applications servers spanning multiple locations
  • Monitoring and maintaining application servers and Active Directory servers. Additionally involved in various IT projects, deploying new solutions and making recommendations on future IT initiatives.
  • Responsible for managing and administering the Microsoft Sharepoint 2010/2013, Microsoft SQL, VMWare, MySQL, RedHat Linux, Network Appliance and Oracle infrastructure of the organization as well as driving enterprise wide projects. E nterprise Microsoft SQL 2005/2008 experience along with a high level of experience with Windows 2003/2008 servers and active directory.
  • Strong project management skills. Exchange 2010 Project Migration secondary. Very strong PowerShell for automation
  • Managing the collection of all syslog and eventlog events, using a configuring solarwinds Orion and responding to alerts as reqd.
  • IAAS – Use Rackspace, Amazon Web Services/EC2 and cloudera to expand corporate data center and deliver corporate applications – Hybrid cloud PoC
  • Provision Network Appliance storage systems for ESX hosting and Servers access
  • 4 Weeks Netapp training 2010 – 2011, support 60 TB of NetApp stored Data, snap manager backups, snapshot, snap mirror, data center design, VMware LUN hosting, iSCSI, DFM, Aggregates, NFS, CIF
  • Manage over 300 SQL databases, dev/test/prod code migrations, Application installs, growth and capacity planning.Powershell/Perl /TSQLscripting for System Admin automation
  • Support and Utilize Companies virtualization solutions both VMWare and Hyper V.
  • Deploy SCCM sharepoint dashboard
  • Support and manage the Microsoft SQL infrastructure of the organization
  • Support and manage Microsoft Cluster Services
  • Develop disaster recovery solutions for all Windows/Linux based services.
  • Own and manage IT projects – SCCM, SCOM, SCVMM, Sharepoint 2007/2010/2013 , Energy Management System – tridium.
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software issues in order to ensure maximum up-time of windows servers and windows desktops;
  • Administer the AD, FTP, DNS, DHCP, SSL services;
  • Implement utilities that help to increase security, sustain high degrees of availability and allow for proactive support of the infrastructure servers;
  • Design and maintain the AD structure, create Group Policies and ensure optimal AD security and performance;
Network Engineer / Business Analyst
  • Member of project team deploying worldwide Small Office Home Office Solution, Project Segment including Vendor Meetings, Presentation preparation and review.
  • Preparing documentation and presentations with Lead Network Architect
  • Help Desk Use Case Preparation
  • BA/Network Engineer for integration of Aruba solution with existing 802.1x wireless solutions
  • Microsoft Active Directory, Cisco RADIUS Microsoft certificate services
Senior Systems Engineer
  • Primary technical lead on assigned IT projects and initiatives from a Systems Engineering perspective; assisting in planning, scheduling, organizing and controlling the activities of the section.
  • Work with other IT departments, Project Management Office and Business contacts to identify and solution complex business requirements and processes for diverse development platforms, computing, Environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server), software, hardware, technologies and tools.
  • Expert technical resource to development staff in all phases of the development and implementation process.
  • MS Windows server platforms including MS Server 200x.
  • Enterprise environment, dealing with enterprise class servers, processes and security, distributed application environment, and remote datacenters.
Senior Applications Engineer
  • Application uptime for 24×7 Unix/AIX/Wintel Platforms
  • Test Deploy Patch applications in ISO Certified ITIL Environment
  • Citrix Application install and deployment in Test / Dev / Prod
  • Unix Shell Scripting, Windows VB Scripting VMWare
  • Middleware WebSphere, Tomcat
  • AIX administration and application support Perl Scripting, Web Administration
  • User testing and liaison
  • Liaison with broad range of teams in a diverse geographically dispersed complex environment
  • Migration 50 K Workstations Lotus Notes to Microsoft Outlook 2007
  • Enterprise Active Directory Design and configuration integration with exchange 2007.
Regional Active Directory Administrator
  • 3.5 years Netapp resource, support 10 TB of NetApp stored Data, snap manager backups, snapshot, snap mirror, data center design, VMware LUN hosting, iSCSI, DFM, Aggregates, NFS, CIF
  • Automated Patching WSUS/li>
  • Desktop Environment (MSOffice, Sygate PFW, LANDesk, Safeboot,)
  • Automated Anti-Virus Deployment
  • VB Scripting for AD reporting and Automation
  • Management tool MS SMS 2003, Landesk, HPOpenview, Proxy
  • Troubleshoot PC issues as 2nd and 3rd level support
  • Device Drivers / Server buildouts.
  • Project management – team lead PC Backup 30000 desktops.