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Adilson Alexandre
Tech lead, pre-sales, post-sales and/or consulting systems engineer for high-tech network equipment vendor that focuses on network security, performance and/or high-availability.
Summary
Systems Engineer with 20+ years of experience designing and developing projects, including but not limiting complex solutions, bid specifications, high-performance network design, high availability, disaster recovery, virtualization projects, RFX analysis and responses and proof of concept.

Focused on IT and Telco industries, responsible for supporting customers across several industries such as Technology, Energy, Oil & Gas, Government, Banking, Telecom and Retail, including several Fortune 500 companies. 

Organized, fast learner and detail-oriented professional, with excellent communication and leadership skills. Highly trained in network technologies on high availability, performance and security. 

International experience in different countries, such as: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Israel, Mexico, Peru, Singapore and USA.

Traveling up to 50% of the time.“In July 2011, I was transferred to the United States by Radware. I spent two years performing Pre-Sales, Post-Sales and Support in US. In July 2013, I was hired by Citrix Systems to be the Brazilian and South Cone technical pre-sales expert for its Telco-focusedgroup selling load balancers, application delivery controllers, data optimization and big data solutions (ByteMobile).”
Experience
Title: Information Security Team Lead | Covering Brazil 
From December 2016 to present, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Manages a team of technical professionals; 
░ Managing SOC infrastructure, including Data Center, Routing, Switching, Web servers, DNS, File Server, Authentication, Virtualization, Anti-virus, backup service. 
░ Responsible for planning CAPEX and OPEX related with infrastructure and security; 
░ Security expert and trusted advisor; 
░ Responsible for design and sizing security solutions multiple vendors; 
░ Project manager for important implementations inside SOC; 
░ Responsible for homologating new technologies.
Title: Information Security Specialist | Covering Brazil 
From August 2016 to December 2016, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Assigned to work internally in the SNOC (Security and Network Operation Center), serving as security expert and trusted advisor; 
░ Responsible for design and sizing security solutions multiple vendors; 
░ Working on support area as Tier 3, installing and troubleshooting network security solutions for strategic customers; 
░ Creating new and improving existing procedures and processes of customer care, escalation between levels and troubleshooting; 
░ Responsible for homologate new technologies.
Title: Systems Engineer (Telco) | Covering Brazil 
From March 2015 to December 2015, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Engaging closely with customers to design & develop the solution to fulfill customer needs by understanding the customer challenges and architectures; 
░ Working as Pre and Post-Sales Systems Engineer including hands-on and PoC, focused on carrier & ISP’s; 
░ Navigating the customer organization, served as technical expert and trusted advisor; 
░ Led and supported large scale RFQ/RFI/RFP responses for Telco and Enterprise environments;
░ Delivering technical workshops to customers and partners.
Title: Senior Systems Engineer (Telco) | Covering Brazil and South Cone 
From August 2013 to February 2015, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Engaging closely with customers to design & develop the solution to fulfill customer needs by understanding the customer challenges and architectures. 
░ Working as Pre-Sales Systems Engineer including hands-on and PoC, focused on carrier & ISP’s; 
░ Navigating the customer organization, served as technical expert and trusted advisor; 
░ Led and supported large scale RFQ/RFI/RFP responses for Telco and Enterprise environments;
░ Delivering technical workshops to customers and partners.
Title: Senior Systems Engineer (Telco) | Covering Brazil and South Cone 
From June 2013 to July 2013, based in New York
░ Working as Senior Pre-Sales Systems Engineer in Telco, focused on carriers and ISP’s (ByteMobile division).
Title: Systems Engineer | Covering all countries around the globe 
From July 2012 to May 2013, based in New York
░ Working on support area as Tier 3, installing and troubleshooting network infrastructure, provided solutions on network performance, high availability and security; 
░ Managing technical escalation on product related issues and worked with Product Manager on product fixes; 
░ Extensive hands on experience with ADC, Link Load Balancing, Behavioral IPS and WAF.
Title: Systems Engineer | Covering Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. 
From August 2011 to July 2012, based in Virginia
░ Engaging closely with customers to design & develop the solution to fulfill customer needs by understanding the customer challenges and architectures. 
░ Working as Pre and Post-Sales Systems Engineer including hands-on and PoC; 
░ Managing technical escalation on product related issues and work with Product Manager on product fixes; 
░ Extensive hands on experience with Application Delivery Controller, Link Load Balancing, Behavioral IPS and Web Application Firewall.
Title: Systems Engineer | Covering Latin American and Caribbean 
From August 2007 to June 2011, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Engaging closely with customers to design & develop the solution to fulfill customer needs by understanding the customer challenges and architectures. 
░ Working as Pre and Post-Sales Systems Engineer including hands-on and PoC; 
░ Acting as technical lead during the delivery phase guiding the project manager around technical complexities and sharing with the engineers the implementation activities; 
░ Navigating the customer organization, served as technical expert and trusted advisor; 
░ Extensive hands on experience all company portfolio; 
░ Working closely with channel partner; 
░ Led and supported large scale RFQ/RFI/RFP responses for complex environments; 
░ Managing technical escalation on product related issues and work with Product Manager; 
░ Providing onsite post-sale support to strategic customers in terms of resolution of all issues affecting their network including installations and troubleshooting. 
░ Creating and delivered of training to end users, system integrators, partners and distributors. 
░ Delivering technical workshops to customers and partners.
Title: Senior Support Engineer and Security Analyst | Covering all offices and branches 
From January 2004 to July 2007, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Management of the network security infrastructure, providing full design, installation and support on e-commerce and many others network environments; 
░ Validating prospective new technologies and vendors; 
░ International Activity: Responsible for the adequacy of security in Petrobras' office in Singapore (on site); 
░ Led technical staff on implementation network projects (physical and logical), responsible for technical documentation at Transpetro. 
░ Managing the enterprise network at Transpetro in Duque de Caxias – RJ and branch offices.
Title: Network Analyst | Covering Brazil 
From August 2000 to December 2003, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Provisioning Area: Responsible for customer's interconnection projects, including:
          » Voice
          » Data
          » Internet access. 
░ Supporting special projects and international access projects; 
░ Developing IP control tool for AT&T Brazil, worked directly in the database implementation.
Title: Telecommunications Technician and Systems Analyst | Covering all offices and branches
From January 1996 to July 2000, based in Rio de Janeiro
░ Full support and installation - Networking systems such as Firewall, Routers and Switches; 
░ Full support and installation - Unix/Linux and Windows Server Administrator; 
░ UNIX shell Development; 
░ Webmaster / Web Design; 
░ Systems developing: 
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More details
Core Competencies
Technical sales, technical presentations, customer satisfaction, business development, integrated business & IT strategy, Hands-on Experience and process improvement.
Specialities
Telecom & Enterprise Networking, High Availability, Security and Virtualization.
Strengths
░ Organized 
░ Detail-oriented professional 
░ Training 
░ Excellent communication 
░ Motivator & Leader 
░ Fast learned 
░ Pre-Sales 
░ Business oriented
Top Skills
░ Advanced Threat Protection 
░ Application Delivery Controller 
░ BGP 
░ Big Data Analytics 
░ Caching 
░ Centralized Management 
░ Cloud Computing 
░ Data Center 
░ DDoS Protection 
░ DNS 
░ Firewalls 
░ High Availability 
░ IPS / IDS 
░ IPSec 
░ Load Balancing 
░ Microsoft Office 
░ MPLS 
░ Network Administration 
░ Network Architecture 
░ Network Design
░ Network Security 
░ Operating Systems 
░ OSPF 
░ QoS 
░ Routing 
░ SD-WAN 
░ Switches 
░ TCP/IP 
░ Telecommunications
░ Traffic Management 
░ Troubleshooting 
░ Two-factor authentication 
░ Video Cache Engines
░ Virtualization 
░ VPN 
░ WAN 
░ Web and Video Optimization Engines 
░ Web Application Firewall 
░ Web Filtering 
░ Wireless 
░ Wireshark
Education
Core Competencies
Universidade Estacio de Sa 
Information Technology 
Completed in 2009 

Escola Tecnica Virginia Patrick 
High School 

Colegio Cardeal Leme 
Middle School
Courses
░ Introduction to Check Point Threat Prevention and Secure Web Gateway 
░ SISAS – Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions 
░ MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) at Cisco 
░ DNS (Domain Name System) at AT&T 
░ ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) – Basic at Petrobras 
░ Video Conferencing Desktop at Siemens 
░ CA-OpenIngres – O uso do SQL at CA (Computer Associates) 
░ CA-OpenIngres – Fundamentos para desenvolvimento de aplicacoes 
░ Visual Basic (Basic and Advanced) at IBPI (Instituto Brasileiro de Pesquisa em Informatica)
Certification
░ NSE 1 - Network Security Technology Foundations – April 2015 
░ NSE 2 - Network Security Core Solutions – April 2015 
░ NSE 3 - Network Security Advanced Solutions – April 2015 
░ NSE 4 - FortiGate Network Security Professional – August 2015
░ Citrix Certified Sales Professional 2013 
░ CNS-203-1 I: Basic Administration for Citrix NetScaler 9.2
░ Radware Certified Connectivity Specialist (RCCS) 
░ Radware Certified Application Specialist (RCAS) 
░ Radware Certified Security Specialist (RCSS)
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