Name and Surname: Diego Augusto Parodi
Date of Birth: 22/7/1981
Address: Rodríguez Peña 515 4º G (C1020ADK)
My goal is to develop a career in IT management, with emphasis on the areas
of Infrastructure, Networks and Projects / Planning. I am interested in new
challenges and the quest for innovative solutions following the technological
trends in the market. I have a strong background in networking and
infrastructure design and implementation, along with proven analyzing and
problem solving skills. I´m able to work well within a team environment, and
have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with technical &
business staff at all levels.
Degree in Information Technologies
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, U.B.A. (ongoing)
Escuela de Sonido Tec-Son
Degree obtained: Sound Recording and Postproduction Engineer
Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini
Degree obtained: Perito Mercantil
English: First Certificate in English
Grade obtained: A
Portuguese: Advanced Level
Project Management Executive Program
Training and Project Management Institute official course at UTN Buenos Aires
CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate
Cisco Systems Academy, Fundación Proydesa
MCSA – Microsoft Certification
Microsoft official course at IT College
Apple Certified Technician and Apple Product Specialist
(Mac OS X Help Desk, Portable Technician and Desktop Technician)
Fundamentals of UNIX, IT Network Operating Systems
Cisco Systems Academy, Fundación Proydesa (scholarship granted by Diario
Totvs Microsiga Protheus – Configuration and ADVPL Development
Microsiga Corporate Education, São Paulo, Brazil
• 5+ years of deployment and administration experience with Windows Server,
Skills: Active Directory, MS SQL Server, IIS, Linux, Mac OS X
• 3+ years of experience in Operating Expenses / Capital Expenses budgeting
responsibilities and people management
• Expertise in Disaster Recovery and Data Loss Prevention planning and
• 3+ years of experience with backup implementation, automation and
administration with CA Arcserve and HP Data Protector
• 3+ years of experience with Cisco IOS and devices
• Deep understanding of networking including TCP/IP, Switching, Routing, VPN,
VLANs, DNS, DHCP, Network Load Balancing and WAN Optimization
• 3+ years of experience with Network Infrastructure Management tools, such as
CA Spectrum and Numara AMP
• 3+ years of experience with Totvs Microsiga ERP development and admin.
• 3+ years of experience with Lotus Notes / Domino
• 2+ years of experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware
vSphere, VMware ESX/i, VMware vCenter
• 1+ year of experience with VOIP platforms and Asterisk
• 1+ year of conducting Performance / Stress Testing and Test Automation
including base lining, statistical analysis, and environment normalization for Web
and .Net applications using HP’s LoadRunner, QuickTest Pro and Quality Center
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE RECORD
October 2009 - Imerys Argentina – Perfiltra S.A.
South America IT Manager
Responsible of all the IT activities for South America: Argentina, Brasil
and Chile, managing 6 companies and 7 sites.
Main tasks: Responsible for implementing, managing and maintaining
infrastructure, computer and communications systems, servers, Active
Directory, ERP management systems (Datasul and Totvs Microsiga
Protheus), SQL databases, help desk system, Lotus Notes email and
Cisco-driven networks. Planning and managing the Operating and
Capital Expenditure budget in the region, acquisitions, software
licensing, agreements and contracts with suppliers. Coordination of
support tasks in the region with 2 dependents, one in Argentina and
another in Chile, and reporting to the CIO in the U.S. Analysis and
development of adaptations and improvements in processes and
functions of the ERP to meet the needs and requirements of business,
administrative and legal departments. Ensure the business continuity of
the administrative operations of headquarters and plants in case of
disaster, data loss, communication and failure through the
implementation, documentation, maintenance and execution of
Disaster Recovery Plans, Data Loss Prevention and Back-up policies.
Participation in conferences and global projects as responsible for
implementing and compliance monitoring of the company’s global
standards and policies that address the Information Systems
November 2007 – Imerys Argentina – Perfiltra S.A.
Argentina IT Manager
IT Manager for Argentina, reporting to the regional manager in Brazil.
Responsible for implementing, managing and maintaining
infrastructure, computer systems and communications, servers, Active
Directory, ERP Totvs Microsiga Protheus, SQL databases, Lotus Notes
email, Cisco networks. Planning and managing the operating budget
and Capital Expenditure (purchase and replacement of assets),
acquisitions, software licensing, agreements and contracts with
suppliers. Analysis and development of improvements in processes
and functions of the ERP to meet business needs and legal
requirements. Ensure the business continuity of the administrative
operations of headquarters and plants in case of disaster, data loss,
communication and failure through the implementation, documentation,
maintenance and execution of Disaster Recovery Plans, Data Loss
Prevention and Back-up policies.
November 2006 – Tsoft S.A.
Consultancy on HP Mercury applications for Quality Assurance, Quality
Control, Testing Automation, Stress/Load/Performance Testing, IT
Governance. Tasks of support and implementation of the applications,
development of automation scripts, performance and stress tests and
analysis. Companies in which these tasks were carried out:
McDonalds, Credicoop Bank, Tenaris, Synapsis, Telecom.
April 2006 – August AlfaUno S.A.
Technical Service Management: coordination of on-site services and
visits, deployment, statistics, control and analysis of performance.
Personnel under charge: 4
July 2004 - April 2006 AlfaUno S.A.
Hardware and software technical support for Apple Macintosh and
Windows computers, networks and servers. Laboratory and on-site
repairs. Planning and development, installation, configuration.
Companies in which these tasks were carried out: Artear, Walt Disney
Company, Faena Group, Presidencia de la Nación, Ogilvy & Mather,
Fundación Proa, Banco Provincia and others.