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Hello, I'm Pete Sepulveda. Thank you for visiting my site. I've been an IT Professional with over 16 years of experience. My journey has allowed me to build a solid foundation by excelling in roles as a Tech Support Rep, Service Desk Technician, System Administrator, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, IT Manager and Solutions Delivery Manager

My IT philosophy is centered around risk management, customer experience and teamwork. I build exceptional teams that work together to design, implement and maintain cost effective solutions that are reliable,secure and scalable. I believe that DevOps is absolutely essential to improving speed and quality and Operations and Development must join forces to provide the business with capabilities required to compete in today's market

I have a wide range of technologies that I am proficient with. I believe it is important to have a solid foundation upon which to add new skills. With the pace that technology moves I enjoy learning new technologies and will continue to update this list

I will not tell you that I am an expert with each skill listed below. However, I will tell you that I can successfully complete any project that requires the use of the skills listed here and any others that I have not used. I enjoy the process of tackling tough projects and learning on the the fly

I love doing what I do.

Network Design

Windows Server

Azure

Infrastructure Architecture

Powershell

DevOps

Cyber Security

Office 365

Hyper-V

Enterprise Storage

Oct 2015 - March 2016

Bisk Education, Inc.

Solutions Delivery Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a Delivery Excellence team that is implementing DevOps
  • Redesigning our ALM to align with Microsoft’s ALM
  • Implementing Microsoft Team Services and Release Management Services to realize CI/CD
  • Designing, configuring and implementing PaaS solutions in Azure
  • Utilizing Operations Management Suite to automate Infrastructure configurations
  • Configuring Hybrid solutions between Azure and On Premise systems
  • Evangelizing the benefits of incorporating DevOps principles within the organization.
Oct 2012 - Oct 2015

Bisk Education, Inc.

Information Technology Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading 22 members of the following teams:

– System Engineering
– System Administration
– Network Engineering
– Telephony
– Help Desk
– Technical Support
– Information Security

  • Interactive with all areas within the business to provide technical solutions to business problems.
  • Monitoring solutions to ensure adequate availability and performance.
  • Negotiation and management of existing and new contracts for IT Services and Software.
  • Manage all technical hardware and software purchases.
  • Forensic investigations including chain of custody
Sept 2008 - Sept 2012

Bisk Education, Inc.

Network Engineer

Responsibilities: 

Designed, planned, implemented and monitored all network infrastructure to include LAN/WAN/Wireless networks.  Ensure quality performance for critical traffic and troubleshot/resolved issues.  Setup site-to-site VPNs with remote networks.

Sept 2004 - Sept 2008

Bisk Education, Inc.

Network Administrator

Responsibilities: 

Executed plans and designs provided by leadership while resolving issues and tickets related to network performance issues.  Performed routine verification of redundant solutions.

Feb 2004 - Sept 2004

Verizon

NOC Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Systems Administration
  • Backup Administration
  • Project Planning and Implementation
Sept 1999 - Feb 2004

Bisk Education, Inc.

Security Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Network, Server and Desktop Security
  • Security Training
  • Security Audits and Vulnerability Assessments

Promotions Obtained:

  • Sales Representative à Sales Manager  à Technical Support Representative  à  Help Desk Technician à  Systems Administrator

Scrum Alliance

CSM – Certified Scrum Master

Expires 07/01/2017

Cisco

Cisco Certified Network Professional - CCNP

CSCO10919719 – Expires 08/20/2016

Cisco

CCNA -- Cisco Certified Network Associate

CSCO10919719 – Expires 08/20/2013

Microsoft

Microsoft Certified Professional - Windows 2000, Windows XP

Villanova University

Certificate Program in Project Management for IS-IT Professional

University of South Florida

Bachelors of Science - Management Information Systems

Attended from 1998-2001

Mar 19th, 2016

PowerShelll Saturday #10

I went to PowerShell Saturday #10 at University of South Florida today. There was a great turnout and Blain Barton did a great job putting this together. I wanted to post a few of the things I learned today to pay it forward. Big shout out for Will Murphy and The Scripting Guy Ed Wilson… read more

Mar 17th, 2016

Setting up this site

I’ve wanted a blog site for a while and finally decided to make it happen.  So, here we go with my first post.  Let’s talk about how this came together. I was glad to find that my domain name was available after searching on GoDaddy.com.  I researched their product offerings and discovered that they offered… read more