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Vincent Coleaux

ICT Architect

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  • Graduation: Master of Engineering - Computer System Networking
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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Native or Bilingual) | Dutch (Full Professional) | Spanish (Elementary)
  • Last update: 13.05.2018
• Networking : Public/private cloud, TCP/IP, routing, switching, MPLS, (W)LAN.
• Security : VPN, Firewalls, proxies and load balancers, IAM, PKI, SSL/TLS, cryptography.
• Datacenter infrastructure: Saas, Paas, Iaas, virtualization, storage (SAN/NAS), database.
• Monitoring : Nagios, Icinga2
• Enterprise architecture framework: TOGAF
• Process & security management.
• Microsoft Windows and Linux server administration (LPIC-1 certified)
• Software development: J2EE, Spring, SVN, Bash, Perl, Python.
• Microsoft Office Suite (including Visio and VBA) & Libre Office.
• Strategic vision and business accountability.
• Leadership and project management.
• Good presentation and communication skills.
• Infuence and negotiation.

• Analytical thinker and creative problem solver.
• Well organized, accurate and flexible.
• Open-minded and rational.
• Eager to learn, enjoy challenges and resilient to stress.
• Team player and sociable.
Nov. 2014 – Today: ICT Architect
Responsible for the design and the integration of infrastructure solutions in the Proximus datacenter
and/or at customer premises. Deliver high-level design documents in pre-sales phase based on
customer requirements as well as low-level technical analysis describing the solution in details and get
them approved by customer before the implementation. Close technical follow-up of the implementation
with the Project Manager and engineers during the implementation until the Go-Live.
Satellic project (2014-2015): Road-charging in Belgium
Deliver the ICT architecture design of the road-charging project for heavy goods vehicle to the Satellic
company and track technical issues during the implementation of the test and production environments
in Proximus datacenter.
May 2012 – Oct. 2014: ICT Solution Sales
Responsible for defining the strategy and driving the sale of complex ICT projects. Covering products
portfolio including networking, security and VoIP communications solutions and collaborating closely
with account teams to make sure the value proposition is aligned to customer’s needs and
requirements, answering to RFPs and delivering complete offers on time to win deals.
Apr 2011 – Apr 2012: ICT Project Manager
Responsible for the implementation of ICT solutions at telecom operators and in the public sector from
the contract agreement to the products and services delivery, managing the planning and the resources
from the different technical teams involved in the architecture design, product integration, services
configuration and solution validation.
Intel Corporation
June 2006 – Aug. 2008 Embedded CPU Platform Architect
Architecture specialist focused on Intel Embedded CPU products, driving new business opportunities
technically in the design of low power hardware projects for specific market segments like industrial
printers, game terminals, military applications, set top boxes, etc.
Aug. 2004 – May 2006 IP Telephony Architect
Architecture consultant focused on IP Telephony Server products, managing EMEA customer accounts
responsible for defining customer's specific requirements and architecting successful telephony
platform design and integration in the network infrastructure.
Oct. 1999 – July 2004 VoIP Support Engineer
Technical support in a team of 8 engineers responsible for providing customized technical assistance,
trainings and expertise on telephony hardware and software building blocks and solving complex issues
about VoIP and computer telephony projects.

Personal ICT projects
2009-2010: Linux Media Center (Debian, Perl, MythTV/Kodi)
2012-2013: Linux RaspberryPi (Debian, Kodi)
2014-2015: Android uPark application (Debian, Eclipse, Ant, Java).
2015-2016: Linux Backup Server (Debian, LVM, Bash scripting)