PROFILE

SUMMARY

• Senior Information Technology professional with 15 + years experience
• Experienced in Small Start up and large Enterprise companies
• Reliable and effective leader which provides vision and makes decisions balancing
technology, process, and business aspects of problems
• Enjoys building and mentoring global software development teams
• Experience in Business Development in the organization and outside of the organization
• Strong background in customer escalations and direct interaction
• End to End support for any of the product aspects - Cloud,virtualization, management, networking,performance and scale, stability, security, maintainability, Storage, availability and up to end user experience (GUI level).
• Strong communication and Business development skills
• Leading and Coordinating large scale projects (over 150 men years per project)
• Deep Understanding in the development Agile/Scrum Process
• Managing Large Scale budgets - over 50M$
• Direct and Matrix Management of test and software engineers
• Daily work with Outside Vendor services in Israel and India
• Analyzing and Implementing Big Data

EXPERIENCE

Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL)

2015 July - Present

Member

Petach Tikva , ISRAEL

Cisco

2015 January - Present

Financial Coordinator - Cloud Virtualization & Systems Management Technology Group

Natania , ISRAEL

Coordinating and promoting the BU financial activities: - Budget controlling - Quarterly/Annual budget approval - Coordination with Financial department - Coordination with Vendor companies - Coordination with equipment and 3rd party suppliers - Contract management

Cisco

2015 January - Present

Agile / Scrum Coach

Natania , ISRAEL

Leading the NMS/EMS IL Group Agile activities - Implementing the Agile methodology in the group - Agile Tool on boarding - Agile Process/Workflow design - Agile PM for ICF Agile teams

ITCB - Israeli Testing Certification Board

2015 February - Present

Board Member - ITCB Advisory Board

Natania , ISRAEL

Cisco

2012 August - Present

Engineering Manager, Cloud Virtualization & Systems Management Technology Group

Natania ,

Cisco Systems, Cloud virtualization and Systems Management Technology Group EMS/NMS - Service Provider (Element Management / Network Management) Responsible for Engineering of software product(s): - Storm -- EMS/NMS product focused on providing Network Assurance features for IP networks including core, aggregate, edge and data center/cloud infrastructures, Carrier Ethernet Responsible for delivering Network Management software products for Tier 1/2/3 Services Providers supporting Carrier Ethernet, Mobility, and Data Center/Cloud infrastructure virtual environments. Responsible for leading global software engineering organization - ~ 140 people across 2 sites -- Israel; India. Including Development, QA, IT, Project Management teams. Promoting complex multidisciplinary projects, close interaction with different BU Directors and VP's. Market research and development, coordination with external product companies ( Sonar, HP, Ebay, EMC...) Large Scale Project (150 men years) and large scale budget ( 50 M$) management Direct and Matrix team management, close interaction with outsourcing services in Israel and India, including equipment and HR suppliers Agile/Scrum group master , leading the change in the process cross Israel site Working with Big Data - large scale databases based on Oracle and Pentaho

Dot Hill Systems

2011 September - 2012 August

Engineering Manager - Unified Virtual Storage

Petah Tikva , ISRAEL

• Managing the QA, Development, Sustain (PS) , off-shore team of cloud based Unified storage virtual based solution, including implementation and support for all available thirdparty vendors (EMC, IBM, HDS, XIO etc..), with replication and proxy migration. • Remote Offshore teams in India and United States • Release Management , build/compilations management.

XnetBrain

2013 September - 2014 September

VP Business Development - Co Founder

UNITED STATES

Developing the Customer relationship, recruiting potential customers, establishing new partnership. Leading the marketing and the fundraising activities of the automatic troubleshooting system in the software domains, providing low level analysis and automatic corrective actions. - Fully automatic correlations, multi OS support. - Compatible with more than 15,000 resolutions and fixes. - Self learning AI. - Multi DB support

DreamIT, Inc.

2013 October - 2015

CEO

Tel Aviv , ISRAEL

KASHYA EMC

2007 November - 2008 December

Software QA team Leader

UNITED STATES

Managing Software QA Group, intelligent fabric testing

EMC

2006 July - 2011 September

Manager Software Quality Assurance, Automation & Release Management

UNITED STATES

• Direct Managing seven teams , four QA Teams (three products), Sustain team, Application team, and remote Dev team (matrix management). • Matrix Managing Offshore teams • Hands on

EMC

2006 July - 2007 November

QA

UNITED STATES

Software QA Engineer, testing Cisco & Brocade Fabrics

IDF Israeli Army

2004 July - 2006 July

Senior IT Manager & Networking consultant Group Manager

ISRAEL

Managing the IT Department of 20 IT engineers (3000 end units) and 15 Networking instructors (CCNA certification path)

IDF Israeli Army

2002 August - 2004 July

Professional consulting and training services Group Manager

ISRAEL

Managing 15 Instructors and network experts

IDF

2000 August - 2002 August

Senior Networking Instructor - CCNA/CCIE certification path

ISRAEL

PROJECTS

Skills

  • SaaS
  • Unix
  • Switches
  • Cluster
  • Distributed Systems
  • Software Documentation
  • VMware ESX
  • Team Management
  • SNMP
  • Software Engineering
  • People Management
  • Test Planning
  • Software Design
  • Virtualization
  • VMware
  • Agile Methodologies
  • System Architecture
  • Enterprise Software
  • Networking
  • Solaris Zones
  • High Availability
  • Cisco Technologies
  • HP
  • Integration
  • Operating Systems
  • Perl
  • Project Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Test Automation
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software Development
  • TCP/IP
  • Linux
  • Storage
  • Testing

EDUCATION

  • Amal 1

    1998-2000

    Practical engineer in Electronics and computers, programming

  • Bar-Ilan University

    2015-2015

    Strategic Product Manager, Product Management

  • Cisco

    2014-2014

    Green belt Security Ninja

  • Cisco

    2014-2014

    White belt Security Ninja, Corporate security

  • Six Sigma

    2009-2009

    Six sigma yellow belt, Corporate process optimization

  • ITCB

    2009-2009

    ISTQB Advanced Management, QA metodology and management

  • ITCB

    2008-2008

    ISTQB, Foundation Level

  • Swiss Management Center

    2013-2015

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Business Administration and Management, General

  • MLA

    2010-2012

    Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing

  • University of Derby

    2007-2010

    B.Sc in Computer Science, Software development

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