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Amador Peralta

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Last update: 01.07.2022

Consultant for Network Transformation, AWS Cloud Migration, IT Security , Optimization

Company: Konado Digital
Graduation: Purdue University, USA – MBA Uniandes | M. Sc. Electrical Engineering U. Javeriana | B.Sc. Electronics Engineering
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Negotiable for long term projects.
Languages: German (Limited professional) | English (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)

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Resume Amador Peralta 140422.pdf

Skills

I am an IT consultant with focus on network infrastructure, cloud and security.

IT Managers, Project Managers and companies bring me in when they need to…
- Implement new technologies i.e. SDN, Cloud, ZTNA
- Plan and execute a migration to the Cloud & integrate with existing solution
- Review and optimize the network infrastructure and cloud security
- Design, Improve WAN, LAN, WLAN Architecture and Performance
- Design and implement a contact center on the cloud
- Document IT network & make better decisions
- Design & implement Cloud Security on AWS

I can help solving business challenges due to complex IT problems, by finding and implementing the right infrastructure or making the existing one work more efficiently. This process may also include managing projects and / or people.

Clients experience tremendous success about my work because ...

- My approach is based on years of experience delivering services for technology enablement worldwide. Deploying solutions that work and follow best practices, experiencing real world project execution while keeping a business focus.
- I have expert technical background and hands-on experience in multiple technology areas: Cloud, Cisco Datacenter, SDN, Security, Routing and Switching. My certifications include Cisco CCIE # 6194, PMP, AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Security specialization and ITIL.
- I have experienced the entire technology lifecycle for leading-edge technical solutions, including business development, presales, deployment and operations. 
- I work with your team and learn about your business. As part of it, I can interact with multiple stakeholders, worldwide, in different organizations and languages (Spanish, English, business German).
- I can bring to not only a strong technical background but analytical, decision-making and execution skills to make your project a success.

Specialties: 
  • MBA
  • Cisco CCIE certified
  • AWS certified (Solutions architect and Security specialty)
  • PMP certified
  • Amazon Connect Contact Center
  • Remote teams, global working experience (USA, LATAM, Europe, India),
  • Strong analytical, decision-making and organizational skills.

Project history

01/2022 - Present
Solutions Architect
Siemens AG unit in the Industrial drives sector. (>10.000 employees)
Industry and mechanical engineering

Design and Implementation activities related to Network Migration (carve-out) and its implication in multiple domains for multiple sites globally,.

Technologies: SDWAN, MPLS, Routing & Switching, Security, LAN/WLAN, Zscaler, Azure, AWS, Cloud Security.


10/2021 - Present
Solutions Architect
Siemens sister company in the Health sector (>10.000 employees)
Pharmaceuticals and medical technology

Design and activities related to Network Migration (carve-out) and its implication in multiple domains for multiple sites globally.

Technologies: SDWAN, MPLS, Routing & Switching, Security, LAN/WLAN, Zscaler, Azure, AWS, Cloud Security.


02/2021 - 06/2022
Solutions Architect
Siemens sister company in the Energy sector (>10.000 employees)
Internet and Information Technology

Design and Implementation activities related to Network Migration (carve-out) and its implication in multiple domains for multiple sites globally,.

Technologies: SDWAN, MPLS, Routing & Switching, Security, LAN/WLAN, Zscaler, Azure, AWS, Cloud Security.


07/2017 - 04/2020
Independent Consultant
Provided services engineered to accelerate the productivity and competitiveness of clients and maximize the return of
their investments on networking infrastructure.

• Consulting: provided professional services that covered the entire
solution lifecycle (strategy, design, deployment, operations and
optimization) for Networking, Data Center, SDN, IT Security and Cloud.
• Project Management: coordinated the deployment of solutions
involving cloud and latest technology on network transformation.
• Diverse Project work: participated in engagements related to software
design networking (SDN), cloud and security. Some of these projects
included: Cisco’s ACI Migration for the headquarters of the largest
Spanish Bank, Deployment of Kubernetes infrastructure on AWS (EKS),
Hybrid Cloud solution connectivity based on AWS and Cisco,
Communications network and Security Architecture for an underground
Light rail system in Canada.

06/2013 - 06/2017
Manager, Services
Cisco Systems (1000-5000 employees)
Internet and Information Technology
Member of an organization that enabled the service’s practice of more than 1500 Cisco partners by providing assistance
during the delivery of new products and technologies for Data Center, Unified Communications, Enterprise Networking
and Security solutions. Managed a team of 22 consulting engineers focused on Europe and Asia. Direct influence on
extended, global team of 45 members.

• Strategic Planning & Execution: Supervised the activities of the team
(USA, India, Mexico and Costa Rica) with direct responsibility in terms of
service ownership, delivery assurance, project & initiatives execution,
technical readiness and customer satisfaction. Direct influence and
control of +$1M budget.
• Day to day operations: Managed overall operations including resource
allocation, CRM platform (i.e. Salesforce), tools (i.e Dashboards),
budget, contract negotiation with vendors and customer issues’
resolution. Monitored workload to ensure client expectations (SLAs,
CSAT, etc.) and business’ KPIs were met. Established workflows,
practices and standards to ensure excellent delivery and improvement.
• Escalation management for multiple complex issues and problems that
impacted day to day operation and Customer Satisfaction.
• Continuous Improvement: Assumed leadership role to drive service
delivery improvements and strategic direction, including process
reengineering and organizational change. Direct responsibility for
projects and initiatives for the whole organization
• Stakeholder Management: Identified and worked with stakeholders
(managers, directors, VPs and BUs) from Services and Channels
organizations in context of aligning services to overall strategy by
introducing support of specific products, programs, launching
campaigns, participating in events & webinars for company partners.
• Team Management: Managed employee career development, training and employee performance, hired new
members and mentored them. Achieved 75% of certification (CCIEs) for engineers. Promoted teamwork spirit and
culture across the team built on trust, open communication, collaboration, and integrity. Achieved award for excellent
communications within the organization.
• Cross-Functional Collaboration: Analyzed data and presented monthly QA KPIs reviews (workload, customer
satisfaction, feedback, resource utilization, etc.) as well as team metrics tracking and stakeholder reporting. Served
as liaison with stakeholders, including business units and channels organizations.

11/2010 - 05/2013
Technical Leader, Consulting Services
Cisco Systems

03/2008 - 10/2010
Business Operations Manager
Cisco Systems

03/2004 - 02/2008
Senior Network Consulting Engineer
Cisco Systems

01/2003 - 03/2004
Systems Engineer (Sales)
Cisco Systems

10/2000 - 01/2003
Network Consulting Engineer
Cisco Systems

08/1999 - 10/2000
Customer Support Engineer
Cisco Systems

Time and spatial flexibility

I am based in Spain. I work projects worldwide, mostly remote work, limited travelling.

Other

Certifications:
  • Cisco – CCIE # 6194 emeritus
  • AWS - Security Specialty and Solutions Architect certifications
  • PMP - Project Management
  • ITIL, VmWare certifications

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