Ralf Ramge available

Ralf Ramge

Cloud Architect & IT Consultant

Profileimage by Ralf Ramge Cloud Architekt & IT Consultant from Belp
  • 3123 Belp Freelancer in
  • Graduation: not provided
  • Hourly-/Daily rates:
  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional)
  • Last update: 01.06.2021
Profileimage by Ralf Ramge Cloud Architekt & IT Consultant from Belp
Lebenslauf (Deutsch / German)

You need an account to view this information.

Curriculum Vitae (English)

You need an account to view this information.

Certificates & References

You need an account to view this information.


Operating Systems
Oracle Solaris 7/8/9/10/11  (21 years)
Oracle Autonomous Linux  (1 year)
Oracle Linux / Red Hat Enterprise Linux   (4 years)
Debian / Ubuntu Linux / Gentoo / Linux from Scratch  (17 years)

Cloud Architecture
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Architect (4 years)
Amazon Web Services (1 year)
Integration of public, private and hybrid clouds for enterprises  (4 years)

Infrastructure Provisioning (Continuous Deployment, Infrastructure-as-Code)  (3 years)
Service Discovery & Service Meshes, Microservices  (2 years)
Secrets Management & Data Protection (Security-as-Code)  (2 years)
Application Deployment & Management (Container, Batch, Legacy)  (1 year)
Implementation & Enforcement of Enterprise Policies (Policy-as-Code)  (1 year)
CI/CD Pipeline Automation, Continuous Deployment (2 years)

IT Management
Organizational and Cultural Transformation of Enterprises towards DevOps / Agile / Scrum (3 years)
Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master (1 year)
Project Management (PMBOK) (12 years)

Terraform, Vault Consul (Open Source and Enterprise)  (3 years)
Nomad, Boundary, Waypoint (1 year)
CI/CD Pipelines, Git, Gitlab, Github, Bitbucket, Azure Devops, etc. (5 years)
Container (Docker), Kubernetes (2 years)
Atlassian Jira & Confluence Datacenter) (5 years)
RESTful APIs (via bash, jq, etc.) (3 years)

Methodical Skills
IT Service Management (ITIL)  (12 years)
Project Management (Project  Management Institute)  (2 years)
DevOps (Implementation, Training)  (6 years)
SCRUM  (6 years)
Agile principles  (6 years)
Service Design  (9 years)

Social Skills
Technical guidance, coaching and training  (11 years)
Customer point of view  (8 years)
Working in teams (primary role according to Belpin: Shaper)  (13 years)
Time Management  (10 years)
Recipient-oriented Communication  (4 years)

Leadership Skills
Technical leadership (10 years)
Personnel Leadership (2 years)
Decision-making and priorization  (9 years)
Continuous Improvement  (12 years)

Personal Traits
Able to work independently
Strong sense of responsibility
Proactive thinking and working style
Strong empathy for customer
Highly reliable
Cross-cultural Mindset
Cloud Architect                                                            02/2017 – ongoing
swisscloud.online, Belp, Schweiz
  • Design and integration of a next generation hybrid cloud architecture
  • Full automation of the multi-tenant, multi-region cloud environment
  • Implementation of hosting services for SMEs, technical and business processes
  • Chief Technical Officer (interim)
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Microsoft Azure, Solaris 11, Oracle Linux 7, RHEL, Oracle Database 19c, MySQL, Terraform, Packer, Vault, Consul
Cloud Architect                                                        01/2018 – 02/2019
BearingPoint Software Solutions GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Automation of a CI/CD environment for Abacus 360 banking software using Terraform
  • Benchmarking and migration of IaaS Bare Metal environments from IBM Softlayer to Oracle Cloud
CentOS 7, Solaris, Abacus 360, Terraform, Packer, Vault, IBM Softlayer, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

System Engineer                                                       06/2017 – 12/2017
The Swiss Post, Bern, Schweiz (via PIDAS AG)
  • Proof-of-Concept: Oracle Public Cloud integration
  • IaaS & PaaS with emphasis on middleware (WebLogic Server and SOA Suite)
  • Tests and evaluation of Oracle Public Cloud as substitute for Oracle Cloud Machine
  • Consulting and training of employees
Oracle Java Cloud, Oracle SOA Cloud, Oracle Compute Cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Oracle Linux 7

Cloud Architect                                                             0I/2017 – 08/2018
swisscloud.online, Belp, Schweiz
  • Design und Implementation of an IaaS hosting platform for SMEs
  • Implementation of all underlying networks, servers and services
  • Implementation of the IT Service Management Processes
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic, Oracle Linux 7, MySQL 7, JIRA, Confluence

Security Consultant                                                 06/2016 – 12/2016
Dreamlab Technologies AG, Bern, Schweiz
  • Project lead during the Integration of a Moving Target Defense prototype (details subject to NDA)
  • Design and execution of a Proof of Concept on-premise at a customer’s site in Germany
  • Product presentation for representatives of an EU government  (details are subject to NDA)
  • 60% part-time to prevent violation of Swiss tax laws concerning fake self-employment
Moving Target Defense, Debian Linux, MS Office 365, MS Project 2016, MS Visio 2016
Available from: tbd

Availability on-prem at customer's site: up to 20%

Regions: EU, EMEA, APAC
  • Oracle Partner, Gold Level,  ID# 4-480012160455  
  • Linux Professional Institute LPIC-2 Zertifizierung 
  • Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator 
  • Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Architect
  • Kurs: Einführung in das Projektmanagement 
  • Kurs: Kaderweiterbildung Konfliktmanagement
  • Kurs: Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.2 Administration
  • Kurs: Oracle Solaris 10 System Performance Management 
  • Sun Certified Solaris 8 Network Administrator