Industry Interviews with Firebrand
Discover what it’s like to work in some of the most exciting companies and careers in the IT industry. Whether you’re starting out your career, or considering taking a new direction, get real world knowledge of what it’s like to be a Windows Server Administrator, Ethical Hacker or PRINCE2 project manager.
We speak to the IT professionals working in the jobs you want. Discover how they found their way into the job, what an average day looks like and practical advice of how to get into the industry.
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Job Title: Senior Director of IT Infrastructure
Bio: Rob is the Senior Director of IT infrastructure at CompTIA. Rob has global responsibilities for the organisation’s networks and systems. He’s well-prepared with a solid technical foundation and the ability to communicate with and understand people’s IT issues.
Job Title: Practice Principle Consultant
Bio: I am passionate about Microsoft ERP products and enjoy contributing to the worldwide community as “AdamRoue” and “weaveriski” on many of the recognised newsgroups serving the wider Microsoft community. This was recognised by Microsoft in 2005 with the MVP (Most Valuable Professional Award) that I have retained for the past 10 years.
Job Title: Network Operations Manager
Company: Dot Net Solutions
Job Title: Head of Infrastructure
Bio: Over eighteen years of experience in IT - specialising in the engagement of business customers to help refine complex business requirements to allow the design of IT solutions and services.
I have a strong background in Infrastructure Solution Architecture and design with the last five years spent on working for Outsourced IT providers in both a pre-sales and solution architect capacity.
Job Title: Technical Evangelist
Bio: Highly confident and experienced Technical Evangelist with over ten years’ experience designing, building and selling Enterprise-scale Solutions. Specialising in DevOps, Application architecture, Development and Operations on PaaS and IaaS, relating to Cloud native development and existing application migration to the cloud. Excels at working closely with Customers and Partners to provide the in-depth technical knowledge to strategise their Cloud adoption endeavours.
Company: Dot Net Solutions
Job Title: Cloud Solutions Architect
Bio: Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry and over 10 years in managing teams and projects to architect and deliver multi-site, highly available and high performance BI platforms using SQL Server, SharePoint and IIS based web applications.
Job Title: Chief Engagement Officer
Bio: Collaborative Relationship Builder, Team Performance Amplifier, Creative Problem Solver, Professional Geek, Innovator & Chief Engagement Officer at Vanti.
Job Title: Head of Training & Change Management
Emily is Head of Training and Change Management at Netpremacy. Read more from Emily on her blog