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H. , Batticelaan
– Woluwe St Etienne
Driven IT Manager willing to prove
and further expand his skills, thrilled by the challenging constrains
imposed by the current financial prudence context.
INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER, Europe,
MiddleEast, Africa & Canada —
ST JUDE MEDICAL — NOW
Responsible for the L Support
teams and Datacenter Operations team in Brussels, directly reporting
to Enterprise IT Infrastructure Director in the Corporate Headquarters.
Coordinator of the remote sites
IT activities dotted reporting line to ensure their compliance to
the rules and regulations in place.
Accountable for all budgeting aspects
of the department, including the allocations to the various financial
entities mainly in Europe.
TEAM LEAD, SERVER AND NETWORK
OPERATIONS — ST JUDE MEDICAL —
— EKLEKTIKA — ; SECURITY CONSULTANT
— EMMERA — .
Virtualization of a Datacenter
& creation of a Disaster Recovery site and plan. The overall design
propagated to the other datacenters. Creation and move to a brand new
Datacenter leveraging the latest technologies in order to save costs
and allow for scalability & flexibility.
Replacement of an existing SAN
Storage infrastructure by a new one different vendors with minimal
European SAP GoLive preparation
activities. Bundle of projects that cover many critical areas of the
infrastructure that need to be ready for using a unique global instance
of SAP outside of Europe.
Centralized the European distributed
Infrastructure into the Datacenter by leveraging the WAN infrastructure
and improving it redundancy, multihoming, WAN accelerators and the
Integration of the local teams
into the Enterprise IT structure in order to save costs by leveraging
the various skill sets and resources available and ensure compliance
to the standards.
Budget – Owner of the complete budget
cycle for the department. Transitioned the current budget to a service
levelbased chargeback model. Able to save costs by always making sound
decisions based on risks analysis and factual approach.
Project Management – Keeps constant focus on delivery while keeping
the different parties best interests in mind and remaining within or
under budget. Demonstrates a strong ability to adapt to ever changing
priorities in a fast paced environment.
People Management – Able to make
teams scalable and successful with minimal supervision through empowerment.
Maintaining the highest levels of ethics and integrity in order to lead
Vendor Management – Seeking winwin
situations in order to establish trust relationships with the vendors.
Specialized in Datacenter Virtualization
and ILM / Storage : Experienced in Fiber Channel SAN switching
McData, Brocade and in Storage Systems EMC & NetApp, Data Protection
HP, Symantec, server Virtualization VMWare. Deep knowledge of many
Operating Systems, WAN/WLAN/LAN leading edge technologies, Datacenter
security models, … Vendor agnostic.
Haute Ecole de la Ville de Liège —
Technicien supérieur en Moteurs Thermiques
Followed several trainings in different
areas : Systems Sun, VMWare, MS, Storage NetApp, EMC, Brocade,Cisco,
Networking Cisco, Security Checkpoint, Watchguard, ILM, …
Assertivity, Presentation skills, Project
Management, Budget Management, ITIL, OpenPages for SOX