Helicopter Pilot, F1 Fan, Photographer, Gamer, Cyclist, Serial Expat and full time wannabe amatuer SysEng.
A versatilist, the head of systems for a large digital agency in the city.
Responsibilities cover DataCentre planning/architecture/budget for multiple locations, Windows/Linux Administration, Hardware, Switching, Routing, Security, Storage(NetApp, Compellent, Nimble), Virtualisation (VMWare, HyperV and Citrix), Cloud, DevOps, Big Data Analytics.
I am a big proponent of immutable systems, infracture as code, AWS over Azure and RHELtos over Debuntu. (read: fanboy)
I fight for friendliness and collaboration across specialisms. No question is stupid and I do not tolerate an RTFM attitude on my teams... until they make a better man page.