Fifteen years as an accomplished and resourceful Senior Technology Manager. Proven track record of successfully leading IT Infrastructure Teams, Data Centers, and Data Center Migrations across multiple geographic regions; North America, EMEA, and APAC. A relationship builder who knows how to create and lead successful engagements, while keeping cost, scope, and profitability in balance. Highly skilled at...
Fifteen years as an accomplished and resourceful Senior Technology Manager. Proven track record of successfully leading IT Infrastructure Teams, Data Centers, and Data Center Migrations across multiple geographic regions; North America, EMEA, and APAC. A relationship builder who knows how to create and lead successful engagements, while keeping cost, scope, and profitability in balance. Highly skilled at leading domestic and international teams to produce on time, high-quality deliverables for complex, multimillion dollar capital and technology infrastructure projects Adept at converting leading edge ideas, such as IT-as-a-Service, into tangible results by clarifying business requirements and translating them into effective designs and systems, resulting in increase productivity and reduced cost. Specialties: Cloud Computing and Cloud Services Architectures Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Rackspace, Centurylink, and CSC Cloud intergration DevOps and Agile methodologies Enterprise Data Center Management, Global Data Center migrations and consolidation Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning Server and Storage virtualization and consolidations EMC VMAX, VNX, Data Domain Converged Infrastructure; VCE vBlock, VPlex, Oracle Exadata Virtual Desktop Solutions - VDI Managed Hosting and Co-location Operations Content Distributed Networks and Web Infrastructure Technologies ITSM, ITIL Change, Incident Management implementations NIST800 and ISO 27001implementationsProgram Manager - Data Center Deployments, U.S. East/Europe @ Deploying the best and most innovative compute, storage, and network infrastructure in the world's leading Data Centers. From January 2015 to Present (10 months) Greater Atlanta AreaManager - Accenture Consulting: Next Generation Data Center Technologies @ Consulting Manager within Accenture’s Data Center Technology Group focusing on Cloud and Next Generation Data Center solutions. Specializing in strategies implementing converged and cloud infrastructure for global companies. Led IT Transformation initiatives that adopted agile Infrastructure and delivered Private Cloud Services. Areas of expertise include: - Cloud Readiness Assessments and Cloud Implementation Strategies for AWS, Azure, and Google - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Transformation Road Maps - IT Transformation Strategies including business case development, planning and implementation - IT Organization Change assessment and implementation strategies for large enterprises - Converged Infrastructure utilizing VCE vBlock, Netapp Flexpod, Oracle Exadata, and IBM PureFlex From April 2013 to December 2014 (1 year 9 months) AustinManager, Architecture & Infrastructure Engineering @ Developed a 24 month roadmap to the next IaaS Platform. Championing ITIL Service Strategy and Service Design. Building an IT Engineering discipline. Transforming IT through rationalization, consolidation and optimization. From August 2012 to April 2013 (9 months) Austin, Texas AreaAssistant Vice President - Infrastructure Engineering @ Engineering Team leader charged with championing several virtualization efforts that includes performance and capacity improvements for virtual servers and desktops. Defining Business Technology Road Maps, Reference and Design Architectures.Responsible for Linux, Solaris, Windows, and VMware Platforms. Oversight and Resource Manager of large scale Data Center migrations. Platform owner of Solaris, Red Hat Linux, Windows, VMware ESX, View, and Citrix From May 2009 to August 2012 (3 years 4 months) San Antonio, Texas AreaIT Manager - Server Operations @ Led a geographically diverse team of UNIX and Windows administrators that supported global server infrastructure. Developed new operating models and standards that achieved a “Follow-The-Sun”service. Responsible for the 24x7 support of over 1,050 UNIX and Linux Servers, and 1200+ Windows mission critical Servers across 5 global Data Centers. Responsible for DRE coordination of the Unix Platform. Delivered DR plans, strategies, and checklist to BCP Team. Lead Server Teams in semi-annual DR Exercises for both the U.S. and Europe. Co-location assessments for outsourced web infrastructure. Responsible for Middleware provisioning and support. From August 2003 to May 2009 (5 years 10 months) San Antonio, Texas AreaIT Manager @ Managed IT infrastructure, help desk support, and 3rd party providers. Developed budgets and forecast of CapEx and OpEx. Managed Telco and Data Network Contracts. Reported to the CFO. From June 2002 to August 2003 (1 year 3 months) Data Center Manager @ IT Operations and Data Center Manager for Internet Hosting Service Provider. Responsible for operations and product development of hosting services. Duties included supervision of raised floor management, HVAC, backup diesel generator, Automatic transfer switches, data and voice cabling sizing and installation. Developed, recommended and implemented an annual operating and capital budget plan for the data center. Approved all department expenditures, conducted performance reviews, and implemented new operations support processes and service. Member of the Executive Team to develop and direct new service offerings and products. Collaborated with Sales Team in developing new marketing strategies and pricing models. Provided oversight of the Data Center migration of Fortunecity.com, one of the largest traffic web sites at the time. Fortunecity moved its web infrastructure from New York and Amsterdam to our facility. This required complex coordination activities between teams in the U.S. and Europe and was accomplished in 3 weeks From September 2001 to April 2002 (8 months) Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina AreaData Center Manager @ Directed all aspects of the operations of Relera's Internet Data Center. Achieved a 99.999% availability and a 95% customer satisfaction rating. Managed a diverse IT Support team of 12 Engineers, 3 shift supervisors, and 5 security personnel. Built and lead a team of UNIX, NT system administrators and telecommunications experts to support web hosted and e-commerce clients. Maintained ultimate responsibility for defining strategic objectives for the team and ensured these objectives were met within schedule and budget. Mentored IDC supervisors and operations staff. Provide oversight of the construction of Relera's Internet Data Center in Raleigh, NC. The project required the supervision of outsourced project managers, collaborative meetings with local government agencies, and daily project status reports to executive steering committee. Other duties included supervision of raised floor design, HVAC, backup diesel generator, Automatic transfer switches, glycol cooling towers, biometric access security systems, data and voice cabling sizing and installation. Developed, recommended and implemented an annual operating and capital budget plan for the data center. Approved all department expenditures, conducted performance reviews, and trained and tested personnel on disaster recovery policies and procedures. From February 2001 to November 2001 (10 months) Sales Engineer @ Sales Engineering support of Digital Island's Content Delivery Network and High End Hosting Services. Technical advisor to clients utilizing CDN, Web Accelerators, Load Balancers, and Security Appliances. Developed and delivered presentations to C-Level audiences as well as Technologist and Engineers From September 2000 to February 2001 (6 months) Systems Engineer @ Provided Pre/Post-Sales technical support to Sales and Marketing Teams on Exodus Co-location and Managed Service Offerings. Proposed and designed technical solutions that fit customer requirements. Conducted product presentations and training to prospects and customers. Trained Sales Team on Digital Island products and technologies. Responded to RFIs and RFPs. Consistently exceeded quarterly sales targets. From January 2000 to September 2000 (9 months) Austin, Texas AreaSr. Network Engineer @ Provided technical support of Data and Telco Communications Systems from OEM such as Cisco, Cabletron, Lucent, and Foundry. Provisioned and maintain CLEC and XLC data and voice circuits. Maintained Firewalls, Routers, Switches, and OOB devices. Technical Lead and Project Manager on Call Center Builds, WAN upgrades, and technology refreshes. From August 1994 to February 2000 (5 years 7 months) Jet Engine Technician, Command Post Controller @ From April 1987 to June 1997 (10 years 3 months) San Antonio, Texas Area,Leading High Performance Teams, Advocacy; Championing Ideas @ The University of Texas at Austin - The Red McCombs School of Business From 2011 to 2012 B.S., Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services @ Park University From 1991 to 1996 Cosme Garcia is skilled in: Amazon Web Services..., Cloud Computing, Data Center, Disaster Recovery, ITIL, Virtualization, Google Cloud Services, IT Operations, IT Service Management, VMware, Security, Unix, Solaris, Cisco Technologies, VMware ESX, Storage, Red Hat Linux, Process Improvement, High Availability, IT Strategy, Vendor Management, Business Continuity, Outsourcing, Cross-functional Team..., EMC Storage, Server Consolidation, Enterprise Architecture, Data Center Relocation, Managed Services, Proj Management, IaaS, Puppet, vBlock, OpenStack, Project Management
Program Manager - Data Center Deployments, U.S. East/Europe
January 2015 to Present
Greater Atlanta Area
Manager - Accenture Consulting: Next Generation Data Center Technologies
April 2013 to December 2014
Dimensional Fund Advisors
Manager, Architecture & Infrastructure Engineering
August 2012 to April 2013
Austin, Texas Area
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Assistant Vice President - Infrastructure Engineering
May 2009 to August 2012
San Antonio, Texas Area
IT Manager - Server Operations
August 2003 to May 2009
San Antonio, Texas Area
June 2002 to August 2003
Data Center Manager
September 2001 to April 2002
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Data Center Manager
February 2001 to November 2001
September 2000 to February 2001
January 2000 to September 2000
Austin, Texas Area
Sr. Network Engineer
August 1994 to February 2000
United States Air Force
Jet Engine Technician, Command Post Controller
April 1987 to June 1997
San Antonio, Texas Area,
Deploying the best and most innovative compute, storage, and network infrastructure in the world's leading Data Centers. Deploying the best and most innovative compute, storage, and network infrastructure in the world's leading Data Centers.
What company does Cosme Garcia work for?
Cosme Garcia works for Google
What is Cosme Garcia's role at Google?
Cosme Garcia is Program Manager - Data Center Deployments, U.S. East/Europe
What industry does Cosme Garcia work in?
Cosme Garcia works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
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