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Dates (from - to)
01.10.2013 –  presence

Name and address of employer

Fincore Ltd (Finbet d.o.o.), Resavska 23, Belgrade, Serbia

Type of business or sector

IT Outsourcing

Position held

Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Main activities and responsibilities

  • Support the VMware vSphere environments (all features included in Enterprise Plus Edition) with emphasis on VM design, large-scale deployment, monitoring and troubleshooting;
  • Engineer, develop, and implement various Enterprise Level Solutions running on Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 Servers;
  • Participate in daily scrums, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and architecture review meetings, effectively applying agile project methodologies;
  • Developing detailed documentation, and driving service delivery of large scale systems deployments, virtualization, server migrations, and system integration and server consolidation projects;
  • Participate in the implementation of agreed upon solutions and strategies;
  • Participate in testing and evaluation of new technologies to ensure compatibility and functionality;
  • Serve as an escalation point for technical issues at the team level;
  • Responsible for developing the organization by mentoring junior engineers and developing “how to” guides;
  • Build automation tools to streamline our day-to-day operations;
  • Team up with developers in supporting new features and services;
  • Follow policies and procedures for change and incident management;
  • Ensure 24x7x365 operation of production systems providing Tier 3 support;
  • Stay current on industry trends and new technologies and recommend future initiatives;
   
Dates (from - to)
01.02.2012 –  presence

Name and address of employer

“Comutel d.o.o.” , Omladinskih brigada 65v, Belgrade, Serbia

Type of business or sector

System Integrator

Position held

Senior Systems Engineer

Main activities and responsibilities

  • Attend Client Opportunity meetings as a technical expert;
  • Work collaboratively with the Sales Team to grow ICT business;
  • Lead technical direction of the company while paying attention to trends in IT technologies and practices, servicing business needs, developing an increasingly global business presence, and delivering highly performing and available systems within well-defined budgetary limits;
  • Work directly with internal technology and business associates as well as partners, vendors, and service providers to gather requirements, make recommendations, create project plans, oversee implementation progress, and resolve critical issues regarding IT infrastructure, service platform, and engineering support systems;
  • Establish and enforce IT standards and specifications in the areas of security, stability, recoverability, availability, and scalability as Infrastructure grows;
  • Write scopes of work and manage projects as needed;
  • Identify, design, implement, and support technology solutions for customers;
  • Train customers on new products and applications;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with vendors, and keep current on technology products;
  • Understand client's infrastructures, their needs and provide expertise and consulting on Cisco, IBM, HP, EMC, NetApp, VMware and Microsoft solutions;
  • Provide integration of VMware and/or Storage (EMC or NetApp) with Cisco DC technology;
  • Provide design, implementation and support of Cisco Data Center technology (Nexus, UCS, MDS, IronPort ESA and WSA, etc.);
   
Dates (from - to)
15.05.2007. - 31.01.2012.

Name and address of employer

“BeotelNet-ISP d.o.o.” , Kumodraška 241, Belgrade, Serbia

Type of business or sector

Internet Service Provider

Position held

Systems Administrator, Internet Services Department

Main activities and responsibilities

  • Designed and maintenance services in Windows Server 2003/2008 environment;
  • Participated in the Data Center project virtualization leveraging VMware ESX 3.5 and ESX 4.1 server for internet service, highly available 24/7 environment; VMware technology using all features included in VMware Enterprise Plus;
  • Participated in projects virtualization workstations using VMware View 4 environment and integration for remote users;
  • Maintain a partnership with Microsoft company which ensures obtaining a large number of license for internal use and provide significant financial savings;
  • Designed and implemented disaster backup / recovery solution using System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 for mission critical tier 1 services;
  • Designed and implemented cluster mail hosting service with more than 2000 mail domain and more than 40000 domain users using IceWarp Merak Mail Server;
  • Designed and implemented a web hosting service on the Windows platform for more than 2000 client web site presentations using Plesk Control Panel;
  • Designed and implemented MSSQL Failover cluster solution for hosting service;
  • Participated in disaster / recovery testing, maintenance technical documentation and resolving and diagnosis system problems;

Education and Trainings

 
   
Dates (from - to)
02.07.2010 –  2015 expected

Name and type of organization providing education and training

Faculty of Engineering Management, Bulevar Vojvode Mišića 43, Belgrade, Serbia

Title of qualification awarded

Engineer for ICT Technologies and Systems

   
Dates (from - to)
15.10.2012 –  19.10.2012

Name and type of organization providing education and training

IBM System X Technical University, Budapest, Hungary

Title of qualification awarded

IBM Certified Systems Expert - System x Technical V6;

   
Dates (from - to)
12.05.2009 –  12.08.2009

Name and type of organization providing education and training

Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions (ECS), Tošin Bunar 272, Belgrade, Serbia

Title of course

VMware vSphere v4: Install, Configure, Manage

 


Professional strengths:


  • Ability to explain technical concepts and communicate with system administrators and
    users at all levels - from novices to IT managers;
  • Possess seven years of experience in enterprise ISP enviroment;
  • Ability to solve complex problems in a multi-platform environment;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to lead technical teams and manage changing priorities;
  • Possess good management and organizational skills;
  • Have the ability to define, prioritize, schedule, and monitor technical projects;