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Joshua Efienokwu

Cloud Architect

Texas City, TX, United States
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect at DXC.TECHNOLOGY
Information Technology & Services
Joined July 25, 2023


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Enterprise and IT engineer with over 8 years of leadership experience and skilled in Cloud and Dynamics 365 Computing, Information Management, Application development, and Virtualization. Knowledgeable in Windows Server Administration, Automation, Analytics, IT Service Management, and Customer Support built across F&O Banking & Telecommunications Industry. Demonstrated talent for determining clients’ requirements and quickly responding with the appropriate solution. Experienced in leading teams, Adept at optimizing workflows and minimizing finance and operation business interruptions while maintaining systems security.
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Oct 2016 – Present
United States
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect
• Experience on Power Shell scripts to dynamics 365 automates the Azure cloud system creation including end-to-end infrastructure, VMs, storage, Azure firewall rules and routes. • Hands-on implementation of the Azure Operations dealing with IAAS Infrastructure (VMs, Virtual Networking, Azure Services, Web Site Deployments) and deploying applications as PAAS (Websites, Web roles and Worker Roles) • Implementing New Azure Services like Backup Vaults, Recovery Service Vaults, Operation Management Suites, Cost Estimation and Efforts. • Assist customers in simplifying the Architecture by Automation using JSON Templates and PowerShell • Proven understanding of Security & Backup methodologies • develop architectural standards that promote DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD). • Creating, validating, and reviewing microsoft dynamics solutions and effort estimate for migration to the Azure Cloud Environment conducting proof of concept for latest Azure cloud-based services. • F&O Architected and Implemented Public Cloud Infrastructure in highly distributed environment. • Installed and configured IIS web server on Microsoft Windows 2012/2012R2 /2016 server accordingly. • understanding of Cloud services, DevOps including compute, storage, CI/CD as well as monitoring and logging technologies. • Good knowledge of networking devices/appliances (DNS, Firewall, Routers). • Solid understanding and Experience in cloud computing-based services architecture, technical design and implementations including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS • Working closely with application, network, and security teams to ensure requirements are reflected appropriately in the Azure design. • Understanding of database architecture and design including scalability, backups, performance • Designing, testing, and implementing application services migrations in both a manual and automated manner.
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Oct 2013 – Oct 2015
United States
• Cloud Based Migrations: Migrate Exchange to Dynamics 365 Online (O365), Active Directory to Azure Active Directory, workloads, and applications to Microsoft Azure. • Experience in architecting hybrid solutions, cloud integration with on premise environment (Azure app service environment, express route) • Drive the deployment of customers’ workloads into Azure and increase their consumption of the platform by providing architecture and deployment guidance, supporting development of the customers’ cloud adoption model, and providing appropriate recommendations to overcome blockers. • Knowledge of networking engineering, including DNS, Active Directory, firewalls, load balancers, etc. • Providing Hands-on technical sessions to clients about any new upcoming technologies in Azure or its Implementation. • Assist development team in migrating data from one environment to another. • Understanding of multi-tenant and hybrid cloud architectures, ability to design both. • ExpressRoute/Networking (including in depth knowledge of Public/Private peering, Internet NAT via firewall, transit VNET design, VNET-VNET peering) • Strong knowledge and experience with Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, PowerShell, System Center • Experience in developing integrations of Azure Platform to various types of external systems and can recommend an approach and technology. • Providing resolutions for highly complex and critical customer issues by coupling technical excellence with customer service on Azure related issues. • Working closely with client operational resources in updating their on-premises practices to include cloud. • Provided extensive Application Support, Helpdesk and Technical Support.
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Oct 2012 – Oct 2013
United States
• Develop Website front to backend using JavaScript, and HTML • Implemented enhancement that improved web functionality and responsiveness • Designed and maintained both corporate and client websites, using scripting languages and content management systems including wordPress