16+ years of professional experience administrating web-, file-, mail-, db- and backup-servers (Linux, Sun and Windows) and datacenters
Strong background as a Security Architect: firewalling, pen-test, risk assessment, specialized VPNs, strong-cryptography
Solid scripting (bash, tcsh, PERL) and programming (PHP, JavaScript, C/C++) skills
Proven experience designing E-R models, implementing and administrating RDBMS; especially MySQL, PosgreSQL and MS SQL Server 2008
Proven skills in virtualization platforms (VMWare ESXi) design, deployment and management

PhD in TLC Engineering
MS in IT Engineering

Demonstrated ability to interact and consult with customers for both troubleshooting and application development – pre- and post-sales consulting
Excellent problem-solving and organization skills – leading teams with a bit of humour
Very good in team-work yet able to manage complex or emergency situations indipendently
Professional communication skills include fluency in English, French, Italian and knowledge of German and Spanish

Specialties: Pen test, security assessment, security analysis
Protocol testing
Software testing

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