Sr Technology Manager / Technologist
Sr. Manager, Managing Delivery Architect
Principal Cloud Architect
April 2014 to May 2015
Design Engineer / Architect Prodsys
September 2013 to April 2014
Sr. Solutions Architect
November 2010 to September 2013
Transition engineer at Nokia
August 2009 to November 2010
Sr. Network Architect
June 2008 to August 2009
Co-Founder / VP of engineering
July 2003 to June 2008
System Engineer / owner
January 1994 to February 2002
Cloud Technology Partners
Principal Cloud Architect
May 2015 to October 2017
262 Summer St, Boston Ma 02210
Building out the Cloud Practice US for all things Cloud and DevOps * Building out teams for Cloud and DevOps work while identifying the key resources needed * Built out and managed global cross-functional teams for multi-million dollar projects * Building relationships with clients and resolving their toughest challenges * Leading projects with Best of Breed Architecture... Building out the Cloud Practice US for all things Cloud and DevOps * Building out teams for Cloud and DevOps work while identifying the key resources needed * Built out and managed global cross-functional teams for multi-million dollar projects * Building relationships with clients and resolving their toughest challenges * Leading projects with Best of Breed Architecture and technologies * Architected Designs and managed teams for building out true zero downtime deployments * Specialize in designing and building multi-cloud, multi-account, multi-region pipelines
What company does Francis Smith work for?
Francis Smith works for Capgemini
What is Francis Smith's role at Capgemini?
Francis Smith is Sr. Manager, Managing Delivery Architect
What industry does Francis Smith work in?
Francis Smith works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
Sr. Manager, Managing Delivery Architect @ Capgemini Building out the Cloud Practice US for all things Cloud and DevOps * Building out teams for Cloud and DevOps work while identifying the key resources needed * Built out and managed global cross-functional teams for multi-million dollar projects * Building relationships with clients and resolving their toughest challenges * Leading projects with Best of Breed Architecture and technologies * Architected Designs and managed teams for building out true zero downtime deployments * Specialize in designing and building multi-cloud, multi-account, multi-region pipelines United StatesPrincipal Cloud Architect @ Yottaa Designing and building a worldwide Private / Hybrid Cloud within multiple data centers globally * Tasked with the design and build out for a hybrid Cloud to integrate and bridge gaps within the existing deployment infrastructure using both AWS and OpenStack.* Designed the architecture for an OpenStack implementation globally* Worked extensively with Heat templates for automation in both AWS and OpenStack* Brought up 5 Data Center OpenStack clusters nationally, from design to inception within first two months of employment.* Tasked with Global Server Load Balancer project and improvements* Tasked with global internal network design and architecture* Implementing and extending automation for automatic scale From April 2014 to May 2015 (1 year 2 months) Boston MaDesign Engineer / Architect Prodsys @ Athenahealth Designing and building forward thinking Private Cloud technologies * Tasked with design and build out for the next generation Athena Cloud * Deployed and integrated complete Ceph backend to Openstack implementation * Evaluating and implementing new technologies with a focus on clustered file systems. * Designed full HA OpenStack deployment and tasked with development of design for implementation into existing environments. From September 2013 to April 2014 (8 months) Sr. Solutions Architect @ Nuance Communications Designed and implement a complex set of solutions for both production and development servers. * Worked extensively on the design for the Research Cloud* Designed an automated first boot inventory system for automated bios controls and MAC collection * Designed and built robust scripts for checking HP MSA Volume health and redundancy.* Engineered, high availability design for clustered Blade cluster* Automated one step builds for the Automation server and it’s service lines.* Full immersion into networking switch fabric building out Layer 2 VLANs, Trunking ports and configuring networking infrastructure.* Designed rack layouts for best heat dissipation achieving over 17KW per rack.* Architected and built out, hands on, SAN fabric using HP Fiber Switches. From November 2010 to September 2013 (2 years 11 months) Transition engineer at Nokia @ Nokia Designed and implement a complex set of solutions for both production and development servers. * Built a modular Puppet software automation system for standardization of server installs.* Designed a Completely automated Nagios integration into the Puppet software automation system. * Automated Cacti integration* Engineered, high availability design for clustered file system* Automated VLAN trunking, LACP bonding, full installs throught the Global environment.* Documented the procedure and checked system into svn repository for revisioning. From August 2009 to November 2010 (1 year 4 months) Sr. Network Architect @ Backchannelmedia Primary responsibility included security, (RFID),networking, setting up secure connections to other networks, establishing 24x7 monitoring and response systems and protocols, and maintaining all aspects of a multi-site network.* Setup and deployed an HP server based appliance in US based TV stations that encoded and transmitted data to a centralized database.* Built, configured, and enforced all network security and fire walling* Managed a network of 150+ HP servers, configured and scripted ILo to alert Nagios of failures.* Expanded and upgraded datacenter infrastructure to include, disaster recovery failover* Designed a multi-homed network to transit video signals over IP to a central NOC* Managed purchasing with multiple venders and achieved bonus goal for cutting year over year costs by more than 30%.* Designed transparent firewall bridge, Bind DNS, Production FTP, load balancers (load balancing HTTP and HTTPS), built RFID and camera integrated security system.* Designed and configured multi-server Terminal Server and disaster recovery plan for entire domain* Configured multiple designs of servers from HP DL Series to IBM X Series including attached and non-attached arrays. From June 2008 to August 2009 (1 year 3 months) Co-Founder / VP of engineering @ Netprint Solutions * Network and security design and implementation for several brand name Printing companies in New England area including Sir Speedy and Copy Cop. * Responsible for implementation and integration of multiple WAN's for Petrol Plus's stations to a centrally located Server.* Maintained and upgraded the Sun Solaris systems powering many industrial printer front ends such as the Xerox or Heidelberg series.* Consultant work implementing many of today's top computerized technologies working with and managing several networks simultaneously. From July 2003 to June 2008 (5 years) System Engineer / owner @ Northern Computers * Owned and operated small reseller company building PC's for many companies in the local area.* As a VAR, created strategic relationships with many of the large component venders and importers.* Managed and ran retail store with 5 field technicians. From January 1994 to February 2002 (8 years 2 months) Principal Cloud Architect @ Cloud Technology Partners Working with Client partners to design, manage and build their cloud needs.* Built out AWS Fully Automated Infrastructure and lead architecture to bring Capital Ones Auto Finance Division to the cloud as showcased in re:invent* Designed Security roadmaps to help facilitate passing of audits for a major University* Architected and built High Performance HA / DR infrastructure for tier zero applications and managed / trained engineers for build and maintenance. * Designed and built full stack OpenStack Orchestration to seamlessly integrate with Hybrid Cloud infrastructure to AWS* Architected and deployed full Layer 2/3 HA, High performance OpenStack backbone networks* Designed and Architected Puppet with Hiera Data full automation* Designed and architected Chef with Environments full automation* Designed and built out full End to End CICD pipelines spinning Linux and Windows instances* Trained clients on DevOps methodologies and improved their process workflow and efficiency From May 2015 to October 2017 (2 years 6 months) 262 Summer St, Boston Ma 02210
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
2 year(s), 10 month(s)
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