David Muegge - Resume

Summary David is a results oriented Information Technology professional with an extensive background in infrastructure architecture. Over 25 years of experience in information technology with expertise in many areas, most recently focusing on sales engineering for technologies such as: storage, virtualization, converged platforms, cloud automation, DevOps, network, end-user compute, IT security, data analytics, and ITSM. He has a demonstrated ability to acquire technical knowledge and skills rapidly. He has served in a lead technical role for multiple organizations and provided architectural direction and mentoring for many teammates. He is experienced with presentations and communication with executive leadership.

Technical Skills
  • Virtualization - VMWare VSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V. Design, implementation, and administration. Including the ability to assess candidates for virtualization and provide ROI documentation.
  • Networking and Storage Networking - TCP/IP, FC, FCoE, iSCSI, FCIP, Block, NAS and replication. Including the ability to complete detailed I/O analysis and design for sizing. Also including write-workload analysis required for replication design.
  • Data Protection and Disaster Recovery - Backup and recovery, de-duplication. Including analysis of existing systems and design of modern solutions. Design and implementation using VMWare Site Recovery Manager.
  • Windows Server - Design, implementation, and administration. Including TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, PKI and group policy.
  • Windows automation - Process automation via VBScript, PowerShell, ADSI, WMI, ADO, CDO, and .Net
  • Log and Performance analysis Analyze health, performance, and capacity of various OS, compute, storage, and virtualization platforms using basic logging inherent to the platform. Developed many processes, scripts, and tools to load, transform, and visualize data. Utilize tools such as PowerShell, Python, LogParser, SQL Server, and Splunk.
  • Directory Services - Design, implementation, migration, administration, and customization. This includes the use of Active Directory, ADAM/AD LDS, and standards based LDAP.
  • Exchange Server - Design, implementation, migration, administration, and customization. Including development of custom solutions for migration and business processes.
  • SQL Server - Design, implementation, administration, and customization. Including design of physical storage architecture for optimized I/O.
  • SharePoint - Implementation, administration, and customization. Including custom solutions for process automation and infrastructure reporting.
  • Development technologies - VB, C, VB.Net, C#, ASP, ASP.Net, JavaScript, Python. Including developing administrative solutions, process automation, and utilities.
  • Network Protocols - TCP/IP, Fiber Channel, iSCSI. Design, implementation, and administration.
  • Hardware - HP, Dell, IBM, EMC, Data Domain, HDS, Cisco, Supermicro and others
Experience 2020 - Present Muegge Technology Services, LLC Greenfield, IN.
  Splunk Engineer/Consultant
  • Independent consultant providing services to help Splunk customers get value from their data and Splunk.
  2018 - 2020 Splunk, Inc. Indianapolis, IN.
  Senior Sales Engineer
  • Sales Engineer helping customers bring Data-to Everything
  2013 - 2018 RoundTower Technologies, LLC Indianapolis, IN.
  Principal Systems Engineer
  • Sales Engineer responsible for working with customers to design technology solutions for business problems. This includes storage technologies, virtualization, networking, security, end-user-compute, and analytics.
  • Primary Sales Engineering resource in Indiana. Major contributor to rapid regional growth of over last 2 years. Directly responsible for the three largest sales campaigns in Indiana.
  2011 - 2013 Presidio Networked Solutions Indianapolis, IN.
  Data Center Architect
  • Data center architect responsible for working with customers to design storage and virtualization solutions based on various technologies such as EMC VNX, Cisco(UCS, MDS, Nexus), NetApp, and VMware.
  • Solutions architect responsible for various successful sales campaigns
  2003 - 2011 Baldwin and Lyons Indianapolis, IN.
  Systems Architect
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for design and implementation of virtualization projects including HDS storage, HP servers, Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, VMWare vSphere, and SRM
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for design and implementation of disk based backup solution using Data Domain and Netbackup. This included implementing FCoE and 10GE iSCSI SAN connectivity for media servers
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for design and implementation of fiber channel, iSCSI, and NFS network storage solutions. Including implementation of array based asynchronous replication using FCIP
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for design and implementation of Microsoft products and solutions including Active Directory, ADAM, Exchange, IIS, SharePoint, SQL, and BizTalk on HP servers
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for establishing and documenting IT infrastructure standards, policies, and procedures. Also worked with technology vendors to determine the best solutions for the environment
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for providing infrastructure design and HP server specifications for in-house developed custom solutions using a service oriented architecture approach, including guidance on application technologies. Provided assistance to senior network engineers for conceptual design of network infrastructure using the Cisco Nexus products
  2000 - 2003 Expanets Indianapolis, IN
  Senior Systems Engineer
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for providing specifications and implementation of Dell server equipment
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for design, implementation, maintenance, and support of a 17 site 3500 seat Exchange 5.5 environment including migration and consolidation of multiple Exchange, cc:Mail, Lotus Notes, and Unix based messaging systems on Dell servers
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for planning Windows 2000, Active Directory, and Exchange 2000 implementation for 3500 associates in over 100 locations
  • Developed tools for Exchange directory management including a set of custom migration tools used to migrate mailboxes and public folders for 6 servers and 2000 associates across Exchange sites while retaining all DL memberships, mailbox permissions, and public folder permissions
  1998 - 2000 Xerox Connect Indianapolis, IN
  Senior Consultant/Solutions Architect
  • Lead architect/engineer and Compaq ASE providing specification and implementation of Compaq server hardware with Compaq reseller
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for design and implementation of an Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000 migration in a 1000 seat 11 site international environment, which was one of the first in the country as part of the Microsoft early deployment program
  • Lead architect/engineer responsible for migration of legacy MS Mail, cc:Mail, and GroupWise systems to Microsoft Exchange Server in environments up to 2500 seats
  • Provided enterprise level support for Windows NT Server, Exchange Server, Internet Information Server, SQL Server, and Proxy Server
  1997 - 1998 MSE Corporation Indianapolis, IN
  LAN Administrator
  • Network administrator responsible for hardware and software on a 400 node Windows NT network
  • Installed and configured software (DOS, Windows 3.x, 9x, NT 3.x, NT 4.0, Exchange Server, Exchange clients, Microsoft Office) and hardware (motherboards, memory, processors, hard drives, SCSI controllers, video cards, tape devices, printers, plotters, scanners, network cards, modems, hubs, switches, and cabling)
  • Managed users, groups, and permissions for network security and managed messaging accounts on Microsoft Exchange Server
  1993 - 1997 Contract Computer Technician Tampa, FL
  Computer Technician
  • Personal computer technician on a contract basis; built and configured systems for existing networks and many stand alone systems
Education 1992 - Present
  • Saint Petersburg Junior College - Computer Science
  • Purdue University Indianapolis - Computer Technology
  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist
  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist
  • Compaq Accredited Systems Engineer - 1998-2001
  • CompTIA A+ and Network +
  • EMC Proven Professional Information Storage Associate
  • EMC Proven Professional Technology Architect, VNX Specialist
  • EMC Proven Professional Technology Architect, Isilon Infrastructure Specialist
  • EMC Proven Professional Implementation Engineer, Isilon Specialist
  • EMC Proven Professional Cloud Architect, Virtualized Infrastructure Specialist
  • EMC Proven Professional Data Science Associate
  • EMC Proven Professional Knowledge Sharing Published Author 2015
  • Isilon Certified Storage Professional
  • Isilon Certified Integration Engineer
  • Microsoft training and certifications
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Internet - NT 4.0
    • Microsoft Certified SQL Administrator - SQL Server 7.0
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Messaging - Windows 2003
    • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Windows Vista
    • Microsoft Small Business Specialist SBS 2003
  • NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator
  • Splunk Certifications (6.6 & 7.x)
    • User, Power User, Admin
    • Architect I, Architect II
    • IT Service Intelligence Admin
    • Developer
    • Sales Rep I, Sales Rep II, IT & App Sales Rep
    • Sales Engineer I, Sales Engineer II, Sales Engineer III
  • VMWare VCP4, VCP5, VCP5.5, VCP6 training and certification
  • Continuous self study