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Joseph Reese

Snohomish, WA 98290 | Phone: (503) 313-7774 | email: joseph.d.reese@wsu.edu

Summary
Vision | Leadership | Performance
I am an experienced Senior Engineering Program Manager at Microsoft delivering largescale hardware and infrastructure information systems. I have 20 years of experience in
information technology at some of the worlds largest and most recognizable organizations.
I am intimately familiar with Microsoft product development processes, Cloud
technologies, and industry direction. As a Program Manager, I am highly motivated,
technically passionate, and an energetic individual leading innovative teams in cutting edge
technologies.

Summary of Qualifications

Successful background working with cross-functional teams to develop solutions


that align strategy, process, and IT assets with business goals and objectives
Broad knowledge of hardware, software, networking, applications, and information
engineering for Cloud and on premise environments
Experienced with architectural frameworks with working knowledge of TOGAF and
Information Technology Infrastructure Library
Proficient ability to collaborate with project managers, engineers, and business
groups to create vision, define complex requirements, and deliver high value
solutions
Excellent communication, management, and organizational skills

Recent Experience
Senior Engineering Program Manager
2009 Present
MICROSOFT | REDMOND, WA
Program Management for Microsoft Direct Network, Compute, Storage, and Cloud
Convert complex requirements into program deliverables that define hardware
and infrastructure services
Manage Datacenters, related networks, IT service provider relationships (e.g.,
growth procurement, lifecycles, compliance, finance forecasting, and problem
resolution)
Guide team members through process development and additional oversight
Provide architectural oversight and collaboration with adjacent teams
developing applications, deploying new stores, or retrofitting existing ones.
Continually improve upon development and operational practices (Security
Development Lifecycle/SDL, and Threat Modelling) that promote security,
compliance, automation, & agility
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Major Projects

Infrastructure migration from (Microsoft Information Technology) MSIT


(internal) to Global Foundation Services (GFS) DCs/service providers (18
months)
Next generation hardware platform for over 26 datacenters globally with over
100 branch offices
EMC Storage Area Networks (SAN) capacity upgrades

Director of Infrastructure
2004 2009
AVANADE | SEATTLE, WA
Responsible for consulting solutions in Compute, Storage, and Cloud technologies
Enablement of business partners scalability to both domestic and international
markets while increasing technology agility and lowering expenditures
Delivery of Next Generation platforms and technologies that showcase
Microsoft technologies
Collaboration with support and operation teams and partners to ensure smooth
and transparent transition from development to operations
Reduce technology and operating costs; right sizing technology without
compromising functionality
Strategic vision for technology end state for Retail Forest, Azure, International,
currently executing to plan portfolio transition the Cloud (Azure POC)
Major Projects

Architecture and detailed design to enable non Microsoft identities access into
SharePoint (BPOS/O365) subscriptions
Developed deployment and operational models around positioned solution
Co-developed SharePoint gap architecture aimed to provide equal user
experience for non-Microsoft based identities (Profile Import, People Picker,
and migration)

Relevant Technical Skills

Active Directory Federation Services


System Center (SCOM,SM, VMM)
Virtual Machine Manager / Hyper V
Windows Deployment Services
Dynamics AX & CRM
Azure IaaS/PaaS
BI Analytics, SSRS, MDM
C++/C#

Active Directory Domain


Services/DNS/DHCP
Identity and Access Control Systems
(FIM,ILM)
Scripting - PowerShell / VBScript
SharePoint Develop and
Infrastructure Services

Education

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Bachelor of Business Administration in Management of Information Systems (in process),


Washington State University

References
Available upon request

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