VMware Global Inc (since June 2018)
Technical Account Manager as part of the Professional Services Organization (PSO).
- Articulate customer requirements (scale, features) and advocate these with product management teams to influence the direction of product development.
- Coordinate between VMware business units, technical support and delivery for specific technical initiatives and escalations.
- Organize quarterly business reviews (QBR) between VMware stakeholders and the customer
- Support the customer to grow and advance the private cloud offering based on the VMware SDDC
- Provide architectural guidance in terms of availability and operations design for new IT-projects
- Engage with product management to provide special development plans with VMware engineering to drive product adoption.
dualutions GmbH (Aug 2006 - Jun 2018)
Pre- and post-sales technical consulting for data center technologies. Virtualization design, storage design, and solution implementation including server and enterprise storage.
- Design and implement compute solutions with x86 hardware from Fujitsu, IBM/Lenovo and HPE.
- Design and implement solutions using enterprise storage arrays from IBM, NetApp and Hitachi Data Systems.
- Design and implement solutions based on server virtualization with the VMware software defined data center (SDDC).
Sysdat GmbH (Feb 2005 - Aug 2006)
Member of the UNIX-team at Sysdat. Project delivery and technical support for mid-size business customers.
- Configured and managed Linux (SuSE, RedHat) and VMware ESX 2.x environments
- Designing infrastructure solutions which meet the technical and business requirements of a customer.
- Providing guidance and support on implementing and operating IT datacenter solutions.
- Communicating and coordinating effectively between customers, influencer and decision makers.
- VMware Software-definied Data Center (SDDC)
- Windows/Linux Server
- Automation (Ansible, git, PowerShell, Python)
- BC/DR (Zerto, Veeam)
- Enterprise Storage
- German (native)
- Cologne University of Applied Sciences
- Diploma in Business Informatics (Diplom-Informatiker (FH))
- Sysdat GmbH
- Apprenticeship: Specialist computer systems integration (Fachinformatiker - Systemintegration)
- Bodelschwingh-Gymnasium Herchen
- Diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission (Abitur)