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Raul Sarmiento | Information Technology Project Manager

310.245.9792 |

Profile 20+ years experience in Information Technology as IT Infrastructure Project Manager and IT Director,
including highly technical roles designing, deploying, and managing cost-effective, IT Technologies in,
retail, grocery, manufacturing, healthcare, and aerospace industries

Summary Extensive knowledge in design, planning, and execution of enterpriselevel deployments both
application and in infrastructure tiers with project and IT management expertise:
Work with C-Level executives to bridge strategic business goals and the IT Road Map
Waterfall and Agile Project Management Methodologies using MS Project, Jira, and Wrike software
Telecommunications with SD-WAN, DIA, P2P MetroE, VPN IPSec Tunnel, and vendor management
Extensive cloud migration with public (AWS) and private (Concerto and Aptos) hosting companies
Cloud-based (SaaS & DRaaS) deployments of enterprise applications
E-commerce migration/deployment with MarketLive (Kibo) and Aptos providers
Data centers build-outs, migrations, primary and redundant P2P circuits w/ remote sites
Microsoft Dynamics AX/CRM (ERP), Great Plains 2016, Aptos, and Red Prairie (WMS) using SDLC
Business Intelligence (Atlas and Tableau) & EDI applications
High Performance Computing (HPC) environment for NGS/DNA Sequencing
Deploy and support virtualized environments with VMWare & Microsoft Hyper-V
Cisco support on ASA Firewalls | Routers | L2/L3 Switches | VoIP & Palo Alto network devices
Provide day-to-day operations oversight of servers and network infrastructure
EDI Integration with trading partners and cloud-based EDI providors

Experience Alpine Corporation (Commerce) Manager, Information Technology 03/2017- present

Provide strategic focus for worldwide (USA, China, Australia) network/server infrastructure
o Supported in-house ERP/WMS/EDI application - OMS
o Supported mobile quoting platform for trade shows and showrooms Logiciel on iPads
o Management of IT vendors to meet performance and financial expectations
Worked as liaison with (customer service, shipping, and accounting) teams to streamline operations
Oversaw EDI Integrated with DotCom trading partners to cloud-based EDI and in-house ERP

Eurostar - WSS (Los Angeles) Director, Information Technology 02/2016- 01/2017

Partnered with C-Level executives to identify cost cutting opportunities w/ realized $765k savings
o Telecommunication upgrade with SD-WAN, DIA, P2P, and replace legacy MPLS circuits
o Replaced DR solution with DRaaS solution saving $130k annually
o Management of IT vendors to meet performance and financial expectations
Support server (physical and virtual) & network infrastructure in Los Angeles and 78 remote sites
Oversight on planning and deployment of Great Plains 2016 and Aptos ERP
Supported e-commerce migration from LiveMarket (Kibo) to AWS platform provider

Agendia (Irvine) IT Project Manager part time consultant 08/2015 01/2016

Project Manager for enterprise-wide Microsoft Windows 7 migration ($16k)
Project Manager to deploy centralized deployment of hardware with Microsoft Windows
Deployment Services and Microsoft Migration Toolkit ($5k)
Provide consulting services on network infrastructure projects in US and Netherlands
Support enterprise-wide deployment of SaaS based Microsoft Office 365 and Intune

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Raul Sarmiento | Information Technology Project Manager
310.245.9792 |

Artissimo Design (El Segundo) Director, Information Technology 05/2014- 08/2015

Partnered with C-Level executives and management to bridge strategic business goals
Optimized telecommunications between Montreal, Tijuana, and El Segundo sites
Support server & network in El Segundo, CA, Tijuana, Mexico, and Montreal, Canada
Plan and execute a disaster recovery (DR) plan of business intellectual property
Project Manager on the following strategic initiatives:
o Cloud deployment of Microsoft Dynamics AX R3 2012 with Concerto cloud provider ($1.2m)
o EDI & BI, SaaS based integration with Dynamics AX ($43k)
o Re-host existing ERP system on new platform and new colocation ($25k)

Super King (Los Angeles) IT Project Manager part time consultant 02/2014 05/2014
Perform a top-down review of IT infrastructure and provide management feedback in preparation for
enterprise wide WMS and ERP deployments with AFS, from Sage MAS200
Provide security analysis to enhance network and telecommunications posture of credit card
transactions to meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements and new ERP system

Cargigi (Irvine) Network Engineer part time consultant 11/2013 02/2014

Perform network security analysis to meet a 24 x 7 x 365 server operations requirement
Network administrator for server and network infrastructure at their two data centers
Configuration and deployment Cisco ASA firewall cluster at colocation ($18k)

Aviir Inc. (Irvine) Sr. IT Project Manager full time consultant 03/2011-11/2013
New facility Infrastructure buildout of servers and server room plus telecommunication install
Project Manager on the following strategic initiatives:
o Data center migration to new colocation ($117k)
o Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) application ($87k)
Design & deployment virtualized server environment with VMWare and Microsoft Hyper-V
Configure and deploy data storage project with NetApp hardware for SAN/NAS

Northgate Gonzalez (Anaheim) Sr. IT Project Manager 08/2006-03/2011

Project Manager on the following strategic initiatives:
o New corporate HQ and distribution center, 400k ft2 facility ($1.8m)
o Deploy Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 from Sage MAS90, & Red Prairie(WMS)
o Design, budget, and deploy new 520 ft2 co-location (data center)
o Designed and deployed telecommunication network to support HQ, warehouse, data
center, and 36 stores with AT&T GigaMAN, plus data circuits and DIA circuits

Quest Diagnostics Laboratory (Valencia) Sr. IT Project Manager 09/2003-08/2006

Project Manager on the following strategic initiatives:
o Support the relocation of HQ and laboratories from Santa Monica to Valencia, CA
o EMC SAN upgrade to EMC Clariion platform ($600k)
o Helped design and deploy telecommunication network to support enterprise and clients

Prior Work VISIT, LLC (Santa Maria, CA) IT Consultant 09/2001 09/2003
ATK Aerospace (Goleta, CA) IT Manager 03/2001 08/2003
3D Systems, Inc. (Valencia, CA) Sr. Member of the IT Technical Staff 03/1999 02/2001
Northrop Grumman (Carpinteria, CA) IT Systems Manager 06/1989 07/1999
Education BS, Computer Information Systems, California Lutheran University 06/1999

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