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Martin Flammia

Lead IT Network Consultant

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  • Last update: 14.11.2020
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Uk's first black belt certified Extreme Networks engineer. UK's only 'E'mbassader on the Extreme Networks forum.

An experienced Extreme Networks Architect, with first class creative, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Initiative-taking, motivated, adaptive and excellent at grasping new ideas and concepts.
Work well as part of a team and to own initiative.
Committed to maintaining high quality standards throughout the full project life cycle. Proven record of meeting critical business deadlines.
General responsibilities and expectations are to create, plan, analyse, implement, inspect and test any scale in size and complexity data communications networks.
Highly proficient in any and all Extreme Networks Products, but also highly dexterous, proficient and qualified with other vendors like Cisco, HP, Mojo, Palo Alto.
Self-sufficient, organised, and customer oriented offering the highest technical support not only to business customers but between members of the team.
Offer Pre-Sales assistance in the form of tender responses, technical pre-sales support, scoping and demonstration through proof of concepts.
Write highly technical and functional requirements, specification, and design documentation.
Preform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose network problems to the highest level by solving the mostcomplex problems with many variables.
Proficient in data, voice, video, wireless and security with excellent communication and customer facing skills.

Cisco, HP, Mojo, Palo Alto, wired networks, CLI, Enterasys, Cisco switches, VOIP, Wireless, TCP/IP, Routing, AAA, Protocols, IP Campus Certified, Enterasys Certified Architect, CCNP, Programming, MPLS, WAN, Firewalls, VMWare, HTML, CSS, PHP
  • 09/2013 - Present

    • Datrix Ltd
    • 10-50 employees
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • Technical Team Lead & Consultant
  • As Datrix's lead technical consultant meant being last line of defence for technical escalations and design authority. This would involve formulating Datrix's template and best practice designs used by the consultancy team, and Datrix's 'go to' person for technical related queries and first in line for the most complex of deployments.

    Being lead consultant often meant doing the most difficult and technically challenging jobs, from deploying new technologies, resolving the most complex of escalations and being a mentor for other members of the team.

    Recently focused on delivering certificate-based authentication for wired and wired networks, with dynamic policy and fabric-based assignment, end to end Quality of
    Service with an emphasis on providing zero touch deployment and adopting XMC workflows with custom scripts utilising CLI, API (NBI), Python and JSON.

  • 02/2013 - 09/2013

    • SeriousTech
  • Director
  • Networking Engineering at Roc Technologies and Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

    NHS - Configuration of Enterasys and Cisco switches, VOIP Implementation and support Layer 2+3 topologies, Wireless technologies and Microsoft network policy management.

    Complete network upgrade from Cisco to Enterasys, and refresh & upgrade of all the wireless systems

  • 09/2004 - 02/2013

    • 2E2
    • 50-250 employees
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • Unified Communications Engineer
  • Although historically always a Network Engineer the progression of unified communications lead me into a Mitel lead role. This presented me the chance to work on large
    projects in excess of 10,000+ users with experience in all sectors, business, retail and government.

    Worked with most of the Mitel product range and been most proud of a 400 user contact centre solution for a finance company.

  • 08/2003 - 09/2004

    • Mitel
    • 500-1000 employees
    • Telecommunications
  • Mitel Customer Data Engineer
  • Primary role to support a new team to meet the demand of data related issues. Most of my time was spent assisting the project team in the Marks & Spencer VOIP Migration. This included the use of Voicemail, Speak & Ease and Ops Manager.
    • Managed and maintained a fully functional Mitel Test bed at Marks and Spencer.
    • Supported and migrated approximately 4000 users within a 40 switch cluster.
    • Maintained detailed record and schematic documentation.
    • Worked as a team player sharing load, responsibilities and duty for the interests of the project and company.

  • 05/2000 - 11/2003

    • Cable & Wireless
    • 500-1000 employees
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • Senior Cisco Data Operations Engineer
  • Most of my work involved maintenance of all customers network infrastructures within the M25 area. 

    •    Assisting in projects, ranging from redesigning and updating of existing infrastructures to the design and implementation of completely new sites. 
    •    Utilising various Data and IP solutions including Frame Relay, ATM and ISDN.
    •    Supporting mainly Cisco, 3Com, Intel and Specialix networking technologies.