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Akin Akintayo CV Nov12 04 LinkedIn


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Enterprise Deployment Specialist, MCTS ConfigMgr 2007 and 2012 certified.

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Akin Akintayo CV Nov12 04 LinkedIn

  1. 1. AKIN AKINTAYO Hornchurch, Essex, England British  21 December 1965  st PROFILEA highly skilled and well-certified Technical Specialist with extensive Engineering/Programme Managementexperience and a specialism in Enterprise Deployment. Successfully completed projects across the Oil &Gas, Banking, Insurance, Computer Services, Chemicals, Electronic Goods & Travel Industries. KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE  Enterprise Deployment  Team Leadership &  Change Management Specialist Mentoring  Microsoft Certified  Microsoft Windows Server  Microsoft SQL Server, Technology Specialist 2003/2008/R2, Active Networking & Virtualisation (ConfigMgr 2012 & 2007) Directory, Application (Hyper-V & VMWare) Repackaging Technologies CAREER HISTORYJul 95 to date. Interim ICT Consultant and Technical Specialist to the following companiesSep 12 – Oct 12 Lead SCCM Deployment Engineer, ad interim Univar, through ECS Project Services Chemicals, (UK/France)A 3rd line SCCM consultant, Lead Deployment Specialist and leader of a team of four deploying Microsoft Windows7 and applications around France at the head office and three warehouse sites. Key tasks included:  The technical lead in charge of the deployment of Windows 7 to laptops and desktops in Paris and the suburbs. Led a team of four working round-the-clock to deliver required quota of systems daily.  Troubleshooting and resolving Task Sequence, PXE, MDT, USMT and software update issues during deployment and offering post-deployment aftercare support.  Successfully resolved a number of teething problems threatening the viability of the project and proved that the project was feasible debunking the low expectations for success.Jan 11 – Aug 12 Locum Technical Specialist Koenig Solutions, New Delhi, India & Akin Consult, The NetherlandsI completed course curriculum training in India for Microsoft MCITP-EA certification and achieved Cisco CCNAcertification. Various activities including voluntary work, consultancy, blogging, travelling and study.Locum Technical Specialist for various short term projects managing SCCM environments, deployments andadministration, managing quality assurance for application packaging before acceptance into software deploymentcycle.Mar 10 – Dec 10 Technical Consultant, a.i. Martinair NV via Getronics NV (Aviation), The NetherlandsA hands-on technical specialist involved in an IP-renumbering project for migrating servers, services, applications andrelated infrastructure into larger Air France – KLM IT infrastructure. I also provided backfill SCCM 2007 support forsoftware distribution and security updates.My tasks included complete inventory documentation (technical, functional and organisational), risk and impactanalysis, detailing change and rollback scenarios, migration concerns and possible conflicts.CV - Akin Akintayo 1 of 3
  2. 2. Sep 08 – Apr 09 Senior Consultant, a.i. Achmea NV via Getronics NV (Insurance), The NetherlandsDesigned, implemented and deployed an upgrade to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007from Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 to 25,000 clients.Initiated and completed the installations and tests for 4 environments out of 6 including production and introducedscripts and other ideas to improve administrative processes.Integrated the desktop imaging process using MDT to offer ZTI deployments over SCCM.Aug 06 – Aug 08 Software & Deployment Architect, a.i., Canon Europa NV via Centric NV (Electronic Goods), The NetherlandsImplemented the enterprise design of a centrally managed desktop environment (Sysprep & Microsoft SMS 2003),application repackaging (Wise Package Studio/Orca/Scripting), software deployment strategy (Role-Based in ActiveDirectory) and application lifecycle management for Canon Europe across 20 countries.Created one universal system image using SysPrep techniques, to deploy 48 different models and makes of laptopsand desktops; validated Windows Installer packaging standards for all deployments.Mar 06 – Aug 06 SMS Specialist, a.i. Atos Origin – End User Service via CSS BV (IT Services), The NetherlandsA knowledge-expert and technical mentor of the Software Distribution (SMS 2.0/2003) operations team serving sixdifferent corporate clients around the Netherlands. This activity covered a client base of 50,000 users.Jan 06 – Feb 06 SMS Technical Specialist, a.i. Fujitsu Services BV/GTI Suez, (IT Services), The NetherlandsEngaged on this “contract-to-fix” project, successfully resolving long-running technical and resource issues arisingfrom the migration of a mature Active Directory Services software distribution process to a newly designed MicrosoftSystems Management Server 2003 implementation.Jul 05 – Nov 05 SMS Specialist/Architect, a.i. Achmea Active via Getronics PinkRoccade NV (Insurance), The NetherlandsDeveloped and completed the framework and scheme for the application of Best Practice principles to the operationsinfrastructure of the Software Distribution process in the organisation. This centred on application repackagingstandards and software installations using Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003.Aug 04 – Jun 05 Technical Architect – SMS, a.i. ING Bank, (Banking & Insurance), The NetherlandsThe Technical Custodian of the design, standards, processes and implementation of Microsoft SMS 2003 in theNetherlands, serving over 30,000 desktops. Managed the deployment of 1,300 software packages through a role-basedintegration of SMS 2003 and Active Directory groups and oversaw the continuous operational improvement ofinternal processes and controls through automation, change control and inter-departmental communication.Apr 02 – Jul 04 Senior IT Technical Specialist, UPC Corp /UPC Holding Services BV (Cable/Internet/Telephony), The NetherlandsThe technical lead creating the framework, design and consequent implementation of the Software Control andDeployment process for the organisation. Utilised Microsoft RIS to deploy a global standard Microsoft Windows XPclient, packaged applications to Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) standard and managed the deploymentinfrastructure with Microsoft SMS 2.0/2003.Jun 01 – Mar 02 Product Manager/Security Advisorm a.i. Infonet Europe/ AUCS Communications Services (Telecoms), The NetherlandsManaged a multi-site Microsoft SMS infrastructure with Windows NT servers and Windows 95 clients. Then decisionmapped to implementation and deployment the management of Microsoft Windows 2000 professional clients usingthe Altiris Express solutions framework.On the advent of the many security issues that arose just before Code Red, was appointed Security Advisor to ensurepro-active management of all our systems and platforms against vulnerabilities, intrusions, compromises and exploits.Collapsed our master domain structure into a single domain Active Directory-ready structure, facilitating both adomain and data consolidation of Microsoft Windows NT systems and services using many of the obscure resourcekit utilities.CV - Akin Akintayo 2 of 3
  3. 3. OLDER CAREER HISTORY SUMMARYAug 99 – Nov 99 Change and Process Manager, a.i. Willis Corroon Group, (Insurance) EnglandAug 98 – May 99 Regional SMS Manager/Administrator, a.i. (UK)Oct 98 – May 99 Regional Software Distribution Co-ordinator, a.i. BP Amoco Group (Oil Sector), EnglandNov 97 – Jun 98 Senior Systems Analyst, a.i., BP Oil International, (Finance), England1981 – 1997 Various roles in Brewing, Manufacturing, Computer Services, Publishing, Education, Insurance Banking and Oil Industries. (Full details available on request). EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT2012 MCTS: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager2012 Cisco Certified Network Associate/Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)2011 MCTS: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, ConfigMgr/SCCM 20072008 Post Graduate Diploma Information Technology (Distinction) University of Liverpool Core modules: Advanced Computer Science, E-Commerce, Object-Oriented Programming (Java), Information Security Engineering, Project Management – PMBok, Computer Forensics.1994 – 1999 MCSE NT 4.x, MCP NT Server 3.51 (97), CNE-3 (96), CNA NetWare 4.1 (96), CNE (94)1988 OND Electrical/Electronic Engineering, The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria GENERAL EXPERTISE GRIDMicrosoft System Center ConfigMgr (SCCM) 2007 +++ Microsoft SQL Server 2008 ++Microsoft System Center 2012 ConfigMgr + Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005 +++Microsoft System Management Server 1.x/2.0/2003 +++ Microsoft 2003 Server R2 +++Microsoft 2008 Server & 2008 Server R2 ++ Application Repackaging MSI & App-V ++Microsoft Windows 7 +++ Microsoft Hyper-V ++ / VMWare ESX +Enterprise Deployments to over 10,000 seats +++ Change & Project Management ++ HOBBIES & OTHER INFORMATIONReading; Board games (Chess, Monopoly & Scrabble); Music (Contemporary & Classical); Travel; Culturalappreciation; Photography, Blogging, European History and Heritage.Blogs: Professional: | Personal: REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUESTCV - Akin Akintayo 3 of 3