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Microsoft MCSE, Azure, StorSimple, Exchange MCTS, NetApp Storage, VMware VCP & Citrix CCA technology and virtualization engineer with MoD Security Clearance.

 

 

Skills

  • Work primarily in high security environment on contracts for NHS, Scotland Yard, MET Police and Ministry of Defence.
     

  • Microsoft Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server.
    Installation, upgrading, writing implementation plans and testing of applications running in a legacy environment.

 

  • Active Directory: Design of architecture, implementation, planing & performing implementation and migration.
    Including DNS, FSMO, DHCP, GC and Routing Group setup, administration and trouble shooting.

 

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 – 2010 installation, migration, splitting organizations, administration, and Disaster Recovery and fault tolerant solutions.
     

  • Microsoft Windows Cluster 2000, 2003, 2008,2012 implementation, administration physical and virtual disaster recovery solutions.
    BT Cloud and Azure DR.
     

  • iSCSI and Fibre storage solutions on HP, Dell (EMC), NetApp, Brocade, StorSimple with Azure, Qlogic and IBM hardware.
     

  • Microsoft Exchange Enterprise cluster/ Exch 2010/2013 DAG, installation, administration and disaster recovery/trouble shooting.
     

  • Microsoft Windows NT4/95/98/2000/XP/7/VDI workstation installation & administration

 

  • Novell NetWare migration (I have an old CNE certification), Novell Identity Manager (advanced meta directory).
     

  • HP, IBM & Dell  Hardware servers, Blade Centers, Openview, ServerView, Insight Manager,  ILO, NAS, SAN, Certified ASE StorageWorks (to be updated).
     

  • Citrix certified in both CCA XenApp and CCA XenServ (Virtual server).
    Citrix BIM/CAD solution (Building Improvement Management standard).

 

  • NetApp SnapManager products, SMVI, SnapMirror, SMSQL, SMExchange and SnapVault.
     

  • Windows IIS/www/ftp/smtp/Exchange 2007/2010/2012 services, TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Wireless and advanced network setup.
     

  • Web filtering/monitoring, WebSense, Surf Control without and in Citrix integration.
     

  • VMware vSphere ESXi4-5.5 vMotion/SRM setup using iSCSI/SAN/NetApp.

  • VMware View and Horizon VDI implementation for Defence sector
     

  • Ministry of Defence SC Clearance

 

  • Full clean UK driving license, no penalties, own reliable cars.

 

 

Fundamentals:

NetApp, VMware VCP 5, ITIL fund.3.

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) NT + 2000, 2012
Microsoft certified Technology Specialist Exchange 2007, 2010

HP/Compaq Accredited Systems Engineer + StorageWorks (SAN) to be updated.

IBM Professional Server Specialist
Citrix CCA (XenApps) CCA (XenServer)

Novell Certified Network Engineer (to be updated)

Degree in Data communication from Copenhagen Business College

 

Experience

 

June 2012 – Present

Implementation Specialist – Infrastructure Projects – Interserve PLC
Host & Storage Engineer – Interserve PLC

  • Microsoft Azure, StorSimple with Azure. British Telecom Cloud solutions.

  • NetApp/VMware Disaster Recovery Datacentres for Defence sector
    England, Gibraltar, Cyprus, Falkland Islands and Ascension Island.

  • Integration of Initial Spain into Interserve Spain, Madrid, Barcelona, Palma.

  • VMware Horizon 6 VDI solution for Ministry of Defence, UK.

  • High availability solutions for Impact Level 3 Defence. (Secret & Top Secret).

 

June 2010 – June 2012

Tier 3 Analyst – Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust, NHS.

  • Server support, 300+ servers and 4000 users.

  • Implementing DR solution with two datacenters and replication.

  • NetApp Fibre SAN implementation.

  • VMware v.4 infrastructure with vMotion, Site Recovery, NetApp Snap products, Citrix v.4.5 including CAGs.

  • High security and governance regulations.

  • High availability systems containing clinical- and patient information.

  • Managing suppliers.

  • Technical project manager.

 

February 2008 – June 2010.
System Consultant – Netshield Ltd, Walsall, UK.

  • Consultant implementing new technologies, business merger/split up. Presales, project planning.

  • Virtualisation, servers and virtual desktop.

  • Exchange 2007 migrations, clustering and backup solutions.

  • Windows infrastructure upgrade to Windows 2008 and Vista.

  • Outsource partner, data centre setup, audit, documentation.

  • 3. Level support to helpdesk.

  • Project manager

  • Technical Key Manager for large customers.

 

November 2006 –September 2007 . Voluntary Charity in Africa.

Central Africa, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo and Tanzania

  • Visiting relatives working for UNICEF and ONUB.

  • Anticipated in small internet cafe set up and donations.

  • Teaching local youth IT applications and networking.

  • All was on a non-profit, non-political and non religious basis      -

 

2002-Nov.2006

System Consultant – Siemens Business Services (Now ATOS)

Role included:

  • Presales meetings and anticipating in tender writing.

  • Microsoft Active directory architecture design, implementation/installation & migrations from legacy versions of Windows and Novell Netware.

  • Exchange infrastructure design, upgrade, migration, implementation and documentation. Implementing clustered Exchange solutions.

  • SAN/Storage, cluster and continues backup system analysis.

  • Responsible for meeting SLA targets

  • Project Management of Installations

  • Management of internal systems

  • Exchange server / disaster recovery specialist

  • Installation and maintenance of customer systems

  • Management of customer systems

  •  2nd/3rd Line support for customer sites

  • Technical Workshops with customers

 

2001–2001

Systems Consultant – General Electrics IT solutions

  • Primary goal was to build a new local consultancy unit in a GE Capital ITS.

  • Engineer/consultant responsible for taking client requirements.

  • Presales meetings and participating in tender writing.

  • 3rd Line support for customers and staff

  • Installation and maintenance of customer systems and networks

  • Development and maintenance of the internal computer systems.

 

1996–2001

Systems Consultant - Getronics

  • Implementation consultancy at customer’s site working with the following:

  • Digital DEC VAX and UNIX environment

  • Novell NetWare and NDS (Directory services).

  • Large understanding of various protocols and media; TCP/IP, NetBIOS, IPX/SPX, DECNET.

  • 2nd Line support for customers

  • Repair and maintain PC’s and servers.

 

1992–1996

IT Consultant – Eric Mainz Group

  • Much like above but at a earlier stage

  • Trouble shooting and repairing Compaq Hardware

  • Telephone Support

 

Language skills

 

  • English

  • German

  • Danish (mother tongue)

  • Swedish

  • Portuguese (Brazilian)

  • French

  • Spanish

  • Basic several other languages.

                                                                                                       
 

Other

Clean enhanced CRB and Ministry of Defence UK SC Clearance (non UK Caveated).

 

 

 

                           

 

 

Mailing Address;


Christian Bayer

289B Walsall Road

West Bromwich

B71 3LN

West Midlands

UK

 

E-mail: Christian@Bayer.nu

Mob.: +44 (0)7788 7010 21

 

 

 

Personal information;

Born 14. Jan 1973, Denmark

Lived in UK since September 2007
Pending UK naturalisation

 

 

Personal Profile

An experienced Infrastructure, systems and network engineer/consultant with more than 20 years experience within the IT industry in countries spread all over the globe.

Worked with various quality control systems, like ISO, ITIL, medical industry quality programs, FDA.

Large international business understanding and can communicate at all levels.

Very organized and works methodically. 

 

Qualifications

I have archived all my certifications by working with the relevant systems and attending certified courses.

Some exams I passed by self-study. Every course or test has had relevance to my role and the tasks I had.

My knowledge and experience goes in hand, which has given me a professional strength in a marked of diversity and constant changes.

 

I have always worked in international organizations, and with projects in many different countries.

TCP/IP software products for Digital VAX and Windows 3.11 – London in periods, 1993-1994

Linux and ISP for tele/ISP operator in Brazil, in periods, 1993-1996.

I have been working at projects with Computer 2000 and Frontline /London – periods in 1999-2000

Quest Software Migration and Utility Software Company  – London based, worked worldwide– in 2005-2006.

IT consulting in the West Midlands and latest Disaster Recovery solutions for public health care, NHS.
British and US Ministry of Defence worldwide, since 2012. UK MoD SC Clearance until renewal in 2017.

 

Recent projects

2016- Interserve PLC migration to Cloud technology by Microsoft Azure and British Telecom Cloud.
55.000 users worldwide.

2014-2015 Implementing and Migrating Rentokil Initial Spain into Interserve PLC. 6 locations in Spain.

2010-2014 Implementing Disaster Recovery solution for Ministry of Defence, Air and Naval bases worldwide. Cyprus, Gibraltar, The Falkland Islands, Ascension Island and MoD sites in UK.

2010-2012 Implementing Disaster Recovery solution between two datacenters based on VMware/vSphere 4, SRM and NetApp SAN.
2012 Written NetApp Guide for aligning Citrix VMs as the first solution world-wide.

2010 Implementing Windows 7 using Citrix XenDesktop and Provisioning server.

2010 Migrating a customer’s 31 Citrix (Metaframe) servers to a virtual XenServ platform.

2010 Re-design and total re-install of customer’s infrastructure including Citrix XenApp servers.

2009 New hosting customer, Top1. Audit report writing, migration, replaced servers, a leading role in supported  executive users (helpdesk supports other users).

2008 Novell NetWare v6, multiple cluster migration, 1150 users, to Windows platform. (Project Manager and leading technical consultant role).
2008 Windows 2003 AD and Exchange 2007 transition. Two companies merging. 1500 users.
2008 Exchange 2007 migration.

2008 Company merge – Windows 2003 and Exchange 2007 infrastructure. 1200 users.

 

2007 Charity – several; Internet connections using satellite connections in rural- and areas with humanitarian crises in Central Africa.

 

2005-2006

Enterprise customer dividing the business up worldwide,50.000 users, 38 countries.
 

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