Functional Competencies


  • CCIE #56458, CCDP, CCNA Security Certified
  • LAN, MAN, WAN, MPLS, Multicast, QoS
  • Cisco Catalyst, Nexus
  • Firewalls / VPNs, Fortinet, Palo Alto, ISE


  • Amazon AWS – Solutions Architect Certified
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Serverless, Machine Learning
  • Auditing and Compliance


  • Python, PowerShell
  • API with Postman, containers
  • Automation: Ansible, Chef, Puppet

Operational Competencies


  • Earned Value, Procurement and Cost Management
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis
  • Six Sigma Quality Management
  • Leadership and Team Building


  • IT Lifecycle Management, ITIL v3 Certified
  • Strategic Business Vision
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Capacity Management


  • Strategic Partnerships for Business Opportunities
  • Sales and Branding
  • Budget Management
  • Time Management

Work Experience

Consulting Solutions Architect

Eva Group North America (Nov. 2019 – Now)


(Jul. 2019 – now)

  • Build in Azure monitoring platform based on open source ticketing tool and Centreon EMS
  • Write scripting to integrate with Meraki API and extract Data from Meraki Dashboard
  • Perform API scripting to integrate ticketing tool with Centreon EMS
  • Deploy Centreon EMS and fine tune the settings, create maps + dashboards for KPIs and business grade reporting


(Sept. 2019 – Oct. 2019)

  • Setup a new monitoring solution to quickly identify threats and abnormal behavior on the infrastructure
  • Elastic stack design, architecture and integration (on premise)
  • Monitoring of Active Directory servers, files servers and Radius servers (NAC)

Network Architect – MERAKI MIGRATION – mission for Fashion Division (LVMH Group)

(Nov. 2018 – Now)

  • Design and deploy full Meraki Infrastructures in the US and Canada for Fashion Division (Céline, Givenchy, Loewe, Pucci, Kenzo), including SD-WAN designs (+50 luxury stores)
  • Design, POC and adoption of Cloud Proxy and Clock solution
  • Script Meraki deployment using Meraki API (automation/provisioning & monitoring)
  • Monitoring and subsequent incident resolution
  • Reporting, documentation and handovers to customer

Security Engineer – ISE CLUSTER UPGRADE – mission for GROUPE UP (S-CUBE)

(Feb. 2019 – May 2019)

  • Upgrade of Dual ISE Cluster serving +1000 users
  • Client Posture Assessment design and implementation for corporate devices
  • Social Login features for guest Wi-Fi clients

Network and Security Consultant

Eva Group France (Jul. 2018 – Nov. 2018)

Network & Security Consultant – UC TROUBLESHOOTING – mission for Les Echos – Le Parisien

(Sept. 2018 – Nov. 2018)

  • Troubleshoot and solve UC solutions issues for +1000 users
  • Issue reporting and provide improvements recommendations to CIO
  • Coordinate project stakeholders (technical experts, users, c-level executives, providers)


Network & Security Consultant – NETWORK OPERATION CENTER – mission for LMVH Worldwide

(Aug. 2018 – Sept. 2018)

  • Day to day operations for LVMH Worldwide (Dior, Louis Vuitton, Kenzo, Berluti, Pucci, Givenchy, Céline, DFS, Les Echos etc.)
  • Requests, problems and incident management
  • Incidents monitoring, tracking and communication to users

Unified Communications Apprentice

Dimension Data (Global NTT) (Jun. 2015 – Sept. 2017)

Unified Communications Engineer – AIRBUS GROUP – Aerospace Industry

(Jun. 2015 – Sept. 2017)

  • L2 support on the Airbus UC & ToIP ecosystem, including management of two clusters, one of which is a mega-cluster (+40k devices)
  • Technical referent for the deployment of a Europe-wide monitoring solution – Centreon – (Proof-of-Concept (POC), implementation, scripting, documentation and trainings)
  • Technical environment: virtualized solution implemented on Cisco UCS-B and UCS-C series, using centralized storage deported to NetApp SAN arrays


(Sept. 2013 – Jun. 2018)

UCLA Extension – University of California, Los Angeles – Project Management Certificate

(Sept. 2017 – Jun. 2018)

  • Certificate in Project Management and Leadership, Los Angeles California, US (partnership with Y-Nov)
  • PMP certification candidate
  • Planning, Risks, Costs management etc.


INGESUP – YNOV – Master’s Degree in Computer Science

(Sept. 2016 – Jun. 2018)

INGESUP – YNOV – Bachelor Degree in Computer Science

(Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2016)


Cisco CCIE #56458 - Routing and Switching

Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

Axelos ITIL v3 Foundation

Cisco CCDP Professional

Cisco CCNA Security

Microsoft MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2

Certified Ethical Hacker v8


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