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Richard Espinoza


Last update: 01.04.2018

Infrastructure Technical Team Leader

Graduation: System Engineer
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)




1.- Huawei Technologies Venezuela. - Infrastructure Technical Team Leader (TTL)

End to end technical leader role, in charge of hardware environment assurance and monitor end to end project delivery technical progress, status and risk;
Lead hardware installation team and onsite technical team;
Organize internal work stream team weekly meeting, as well as organize and identify project weekly meeting during delivery when PM absence;
Single expert communication point during implementation for requirement clarification, troubleshooting and other discussion.
The owner of project implementation success in technical prospective
BSS/OSS Projects implementation
Preparation and execution of Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP)
Preparation and execution of Interoperability Test (IOT)
Preparation of Function Requirement Specification (FRS) documents
Preparation of Integration Specification Document (ISD)
Hardware knowledge: 
OceanStor HDP3500, OceanStor VTL6900, OceanStor S6900, ATAE frame, Blade servers, Eudemon firewalls, Switches S5300 and S9300 series, F5 BIGIP Load Balancers, Brocade 6510 Switch, ATAE subrack.
Software knowledge: 
SUSE SLES 11, Software Load Balancer, iCheck, iDeploy, Symantec Netbackup, OceanStor ISM,  
Infrastructure training Instructor
Supervision of professional staff
Report to Technical Director (TD)

2.- Smartmatic Venezuela - Technology Deployment Information Security Senior Engineer

- Designing, implementing, operating and monitoring the security and telco platforms for the following clients and projects: 
1.-MINTUR - Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Turismo.
Optimization and maintenance of the registration platform of tourist operators in Venezuela.
2.-MINPAL - Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Alimentación.
Optimization and maintenance of the security platform for monitoring the guides of food transportation.
3.-CNE - Consejo Nacional Electoral
Optimization and maintenance of the security platform of Venezuelan civil registration.
4.-CNE - Consejo Nacional Electoral
Primary Elections PSUV - MUD. Network security monitoring.
- Supervision of professional staffs.

3.- Telefonica Movistar Venezuela - Implementation Engineer level IV

•    Perform all technical aspects of product implementation and ongoing support for customer delivery site.
•    Handle the tasks of designing and documenting workflow of customer\'s business processes and make appropriate recommendations, if required.
•    Handle the tasks of developing, designing, evaluating and modifying systems consistent with customer and regulatory requirements. 
•    Responsible for providing technical support during change package implementation, when requested. 
•    Perform the tasks of developing system architecture and ensure the integrity of the architecture/design. 
•    Contribute to the fulfillment of projects and organizational objectives while building working relationships with both internal and external customers.
•    Coordinate with a team of engineers to develop system architecture to meet customer requirements.
•    Handle the tasks of reviewing customer technical requirements and assisting customer in defining requested new features related to system network.
•    Configuration and installation of network equipments.
•    Provide support in the production of detailed implementation/project plans across multiple work streams.


CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate, FCSA - Fortinet Certified Sales Associate, FCNSA - Fortinet Certified Network Security Administrator, CCNA Wireless - Implementing Unified Wireless Networking Essentials, DCNI2 - Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure, HP Procurve Switches, SUN Sparc Enterprise MX000 Server Administration, ITIL V3 Foundations, Project Management

Project history

  • 1. NGBSS/OSS Movilnet
    LDAP integration, Implementation of Disaster Recovery infrastructure, Software updates, Server blades replacement, Hardening, Infra team management.
  • 2. Fiber To The Home FTTH CANTV
    Network security, Infra team management.
  • 3. MUD Primary Elections
    Network optimization and monitoring.
  • 4. Venezuelan Civil Register
    Fortinet Firewalls implementation and administration.
  • 5. Huawei AAA implementation
    Network project management
  • 6.-  Telefonica "Tu_Factura" {digital invoice}
    SUN SPARC servers implementation
  • 7.- Disaster Recovery desing and implementation plan
    Network disaster recovery desing and implementation plan

Time and spatial flexibility

Local support: Venezuela
Remote support: Worldwide


• More than 18 years of experience in Information Technologies, Network Security, technical support and senior specialized consulting across multiple industries, including Telecommunications, Oil, Oil services, IT procurement, Sales, Transportation and Outsourcing services.
• An intermediate level in English, effective in formulating and deploying alternatives for improving design of process and systems.
• Problem solver and decision maker, ready to provide dependable innovative ideas and deliver solutions proactively.
• People management.
• Comprehensive knowledge of network protocols / architecture (TCP/IP, IP routing, OSI model, VLAN) and relevant network security issues.
• In-depth knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management methodology.
• Strong organization skills, detail orientation and has the ability to handle multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Ability to resolve complex network and server related issues.

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