Joaquin Gomez, Azure Cloud Architect and Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joaquin Gomez

Azure Cloud Architect and Developer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member since January 18, 2021
Joaquin is an Azure cloud architect and Python developer with nearly eight years of experience as an IT consultant—working with enterprise customers such as Danone, ICBC, Assist Card, and many others. He specializes in designing cloud infrastructures and in developing cloud-native productivity applications. Joaquin also has vast, hands-on experience in simplifying and automatizing business and operation processes that saved his clients' time, effort, and money.
Joaquin is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Readymind
    Conference Speaking, Forecasting, Team Management, Data Migration...
  • Readymind
    Veeam, Disaster Recovery Consulting, Hyper-V, Azure PaaS, Azure IaaS...

Experience

Location

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Ubuntu Server, Windows Server, OAuth 2, Cloud Infrastructure, Back-end Development, DevOps, Kubernetes, Azure, Python, Windows PowerShell

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a Microsoft Teams app for a legacy CRM system—adding SSO with Azure AD and reducing user's administrative effort with an enhanced UI/UX.

Employment

  • Account Technical Strategist

    2019 - 2021
    Readymind
    • Designed and managed two Microsoft Teams implementation projects for customers with 5,000+ users; worked on the technical plan and end-user training plans; oversaw the project's execution, removing blockers and handling communication between parties.
    • Worked with several customers in deploying Microsoft Intune and Azure AD security features; designed the implementation plan and oversaw the execution.
    • Designed and managed several on-premise infrastructures to Azure migration projects—migrating Windows/Linux server VMs, SQL Server databases, and web services.
    Technologies: Conference Speaking, Forecasting, Team Management, Data Migration, Scope Management, Windows Server, Office 365, Azure PaaS, Azure IaaS, Project Management
  • Senior Microsoft Infrastructure and Azure Infrastructure Consultant

    2013 - 2019
    Readymind
    • Deployed over ten Microsoft System Center implementations (Service Manager, Operation Manager, Configuration Manager, and Orchestrator) for several enterprise customers, to manage their on-premise infrastructure and automate IT processes.
    • Implemented Skype for Business Server for a customer to replace their legacy PBX system with high availability, in two sites, using Audio Codes SBCs and SBAs.
    • Migrated over ten customers on-premise Microsoft Exchange deployment to Exchange Online (Office 365/Microsoft 365) or to a newer version of Microsoft Exchange Server.
    • Developed a PowerShell script to backup virtual machines running in a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V cluster—it saves the VM state, takes a disk snapshot, starts the VM again, and copies the VHD file to a file repository.
    • Developed a PowerShell script to update Active Directory user's information from an HR management system—reducing the IT team administrative efforts of updating the users manually when HR makes a system change.
    Technologies: Veeam, Disaster Recovery Consulting, Hyper-V, Azure PaaS, Azure IaaS, Skype for Business, Microsoft Exchange Server, TCP/IP, Windows PowerShell, System Center, Windows Server

Experience

  • Microsoft Teams App for a Legacy CRM System

    A React web app embedded in Microsoft Teams with a Python back end that connects to a legacy CRM system API.

    The app serves as a simplified front end for the legacy system with Azure AD authentication and SSO. It also provides an enhanced UIX, making mundane tasks much easier for users and boosting their productivity.

    The application is cloud-native and easy to deploy to any cloud provider.

Skills

  • Frameworks

    Windows PowerShell, Django, OAuth 2
  • Tools

    Skype for Business, Hyper-V, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft Intune, VPN, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Information Protection (AIP)
  • Platforms

    Azure, Windows Server, Azure IaaS, Kubernetes, Azure PaaS, Docker
  • Storage

    Microsoft Exchange Server, Azure Active Directory, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Cloud Infrastructure, System Center, Disaster Recovery Consulting, Office 365, Back-end Development, TCP/IP, Scope Management, Data Migration, Conference Speaking, APIs, DNS Servers, DHCP, File Servers, Group Policy Management, Containerization, Containers, Ubuntu Server, Veeam, Team Management, Forecasting, UI, UX
  • Languages

    Python
  • Paradigms

    DevOps
  • Industry Expertise

    Project Management

Certifications

  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Administrator Associate
    JUNE 2020 - JUNE 2022
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate
    JULY 2019 - JULY 2021
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert
    MAY 2019 - NOVEMBER 2021
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2016
    MARCH 2019 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Productivity
    FEBRUARY 2019 - PRESENT
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate
    FEBRUARY 2019 - AUGUST 2020
    Microsoft
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
    SEPTEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Microsoft

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