Systems/Network Administrator @ Integrated Measurement Systems (IMS) Lead Unix and Network administrator. From 1992 to 1994 (2 years) Newly Retired Engagement Lead/Senior Architect @ IBM Moved to the cloud Migration Factory within IBM.Lead architect. for enterprise architecture strategy projects.-Lead architect for data center migration projects in the US, Brazil, and France-Lead architect for multiple Cloud Migration projects-Lead...
Systems/Network Administrator @ Integrated Measurement Systems (IMS) Lead Unix and Network administrator. From 1992 to 1994 (2 years) Newly Retired Engagement Lead/Senior Architect @ IBM Moved to the cloud Migration Factory within IBM.Lead architect. for enterprise architecture strategy projects.-Lead architect for data center migration projects in the US, Brazil, and France-Lead architect for multiple Cloud Migration projects-Lead architect for SAP re-platforming project-Lead architect for global technology refresh project including pSeries, xSeries, network, and storage-Lead architect for multi-site data center migration project-Engagement leader for strategic infrastructure assessment for large public utility including server, storage, organization, network, and enterprise applications-Engagement leader for infrastructure assessment focused on infrastructure, organization, and IT processes or rapidly growing property management company From January 2011 to February 2019 (8 years 2 months) Senior Solutions Architect: Data Center Optimization @ Siemens Optimization practice from a perspective of creating a methodology linking together facilities, ITL processes, financial models, virtualization, and migration. The methodology included developing partnerships with tool vendors, assessment tools, assessment methodology, marketing materials, deliverables, and statements of work. During this time, I have worked on the following projects:Led a data center consolidation project to reduce the footprint from 14 sites down to 2 through centralized virtualization.Led a data center assessment project to provide the client with options to delay investment on power, cooling, and space for a large IT outsourcing organization using a team of three consultants.Developed a solution to transform an obsolete, sub-optimized server infrastructure into a easily managed environment by addressing ITSM tools and processes while developing a target operating environment for a virtualized server infrastructure at a very large Midwest financial institution Played key role in developing the Advanced Energy Management methodology for Siemens IT Services and Solutions. Lead consultant for five virtualization assessment projects ranging in size from 150-600 servers using a combination of tools including VMWare Capacity Planner and Mercury Application Mapper/HP DDM. Final deliverables included detailed inventory, virtualization business case, architecture, and program plan.Lead move architect for data center consolidation for mid sized insurance company. As technical lead for a group of 6 consultants, I led the process to develop assessment, application maps, and detailed project plans to migrate two data centers into a new facility. From September 2007 to January 2011 (3 years 5 months) Senior Architect @ Computer Associates(CA) Senior Architect in the Western practice. Devise enterprise infrastructure management solutions which support client’s business requirements. During this time, Mr. Koon worked on the following projects:Developed a desktop and server management migration plan for a property management organization.Developed a comprehensive desktop, server, network, service desk architecture and security architecture and deployment plan for an international health and beauty aid marketing company.Developed a Network and Server Management architecture and migration plan for a cable TV company.Developed a highly available Network and Server Management architecture for large financial services software house.Developed a highly available integrated Network and Server Management infrastructure for a state toll road agency. From October 2006 to September 2007 (1 year) Network Principal Consultant @ IBM Global Services Network Principal in the Western Area Financial Services Sector. During this time, I sold and led numerous IT infrastructure consulting and led 7-18 consultants, project managers, architects, and specialists. The sales quota ranged from $5M-$20M.As a principal consultant:Developed a proof of concept for a very large bank’s branch of the future employing wireless teller, VoIP, ClearCube, wireless, and digital merchandising.Sold and led numerous projects includingVoIP project for a mid sized insurance company using Cisco VoIP technologyImplementing a managed VPN engagement for a multi site credit union. Multiple storage engagements for very large US bank migrating mainframe tape and storage to current technology.Data center consolidation planning project for US based subsidiaries of a world wide insurance company to move 900 servers from the Midwest to the client’s LA area data center.Network optimization project for a credit card company’s world wide e-Commerce site teamed with outside partner who provided an optimization technologyServer and database health check for a very large retail bank.Managed firewall complex for the 6th largest bank in the US. Large, complex network and security consulting engagements for county government.Change Management consulting engagement for a large manufacturing company.Numerous network assessments and designs for clients in the manufacturing, services, legal, retail, and public sectors.Assessment, security, architecture, systems management and design engagements for a small telephone card startup company.Project to build a new IT infrastructure at a large Seattle law firm that included a successful Cisco VoIP implementation at three of their sites.While serving as security solution lead for networking in IBM West, I helped increase security revenue by more than 400% from $2.5M to $12M.Was key contributor to new intellectual capital for Voice over IP implementation and Point of Sale assessments. From February 1994 to October 2006 (12 years 9 months) Staff Member @ Los Alamos National Laboratory Technical Staff Member at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Part of the group management team,supervised a team of six whose work enabled users to productively access common resources from diverse desktops, including Sun, Macintosh, Silicon Graphics, PC, and NeXT workstations. Key in developing the group_____ILLEGAL_CHAR_SSSTART146ILLEGAL_CHAR_EEEND_____s cross-platform information environment, implemented a faster, more reliable, less expensive project accounting system, saving the group $100K per year. As the lead administrator of the 150-workstation network, configured, maintained, and expanded the network using various protocols; coordinated all communications equipment enhancements; established operations procedures; oversaw network documentation and the user help desk; and worked aggressively with vendors to assure optimal hardware and software support. From 1984 to 1992 (8 years)
Integrated Measurement Systems (IMS)
1992 to 1994
Newly Retired Engagement Lead/Senior Architect
January 2011 to February 2019
Senior Solutions Architect: Data Center Optimization
September 2007 to January 2011
October 2006 to September 2007
IBM Global Services
Network Principal Consultant
February 1994 to October 2006
Los Alamos National Laboratory
1984 to 1992
What company does David Koon work for?
David Koon works for Integrated Measurement Systems (IMS)
What is David Koon's role at Integrated Measurement Systems (IMS)?
David Koon is Systems/Network Administrator
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David Koon works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
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