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Sujith Quintelier

Azure Cloud Solutions Architect | Azure Administrator | Azure DevOps, AI and Security Engineer | Azure Developer

Biography

Sujith brings more then 21 years of IT experience, combined with excellent communication and presentation skills. He is an efficient, analytical, positive thinking professional who has successfully demonstrated the ability of understanding business requirements, specifying systems, developing working software and designing Azure solutions.

As a certified Azure Solutions Architect he demonstrates skills and knowledge to advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. He has advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance. He also understands how managing decisions in each area affect an overall solution.

As a certified DevOps Engineer he demonstrates the ability to combine people, process, and technologies to continuously deliver valuable products and services that meet end user needs and business objectives. DevOps professionals streamline delivery by optimizing practices, improving communications and collaboration, and creating automation.

As a certified Azure AI Engineer Associate he validates the skills and knowledge to use Cognitive Services, Machine Learning, and Knowledge Mining to architect and implement Microsoft AI solutions involving natural language processing, speech, computer vision, bots, and agents.

As a certfified Azure Administrator Associate certification he validates the skills and knowledge to implement, manage, and monitor an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment. Candidates have a deep understanding of each implementing, managing, and monitoring identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment, plus provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources, when needed.

As a certified Azure Security Engineer he demonstrates the skills and knowledge to implement security controls and threat protection, manage identity and access, and protect data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of end-to-end infrastructure.

As a certified Azure Developer he demonstrates the skills and knowledge to design, build, test, and maintain cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure. Candidates participate in all phases of cloud development from requirements definition and design, to development, deployment, and maintenance.

As lead developer, he has carried the full weight of software development in medium-sized software firms in the past few years. As such he is guiding other developers, streamlining development, defining standards, organizing code reviews, exploring new technologies, etc. Having worked on the same products for several years, he has developed a deeper understanding of the evolution of software.

He is an excellent team player, capable of working under pressure and without supervision. He is well organized, self-motivated, and has demonstrated important skills in dealing with issues and resolving them prior to becoming problems. He is an easy learning person used to acquire new knowledge about customer systems, standards, tools and trends. He is eager to learn new technologies and is continuously extending his knowledge.

Interests

  • Azure
  • DevOps
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform
  • Application Development
  • .NET
  • Architecture
  • AI, ML
  • NOSQL
  • Programming Languages

Education

  • Applied Informatics, 2000

    Karel de Grote Hogeschool

  • All Weapons, 1997

    Voorbereidende Divisie Koninklijke Militaire School

  • Economics-Mathematics, 1996

    Koninklijk Atheneum Lokeren

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Azure Architect

Ordina

Jan 2021 – Present Mechelen

Ordina AHEAD OF CHANGE

Rapid technological developments are profoundly changing the world in which we live, work and communicate. This poses a challenge to our ability to adapt, but it also offers a wealth of opportunities. IT applications are helping solve countless business and social problems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping customers with

    • Architecting Azure infrastructure
    • DevOps (People - Processes - Products)
    • Azure governance
    • Application redesign using Azure PaaS components
    • Audits concerning performance and security
    • Cost management
    • Data storage choice (SQL Server, CosmosDB, MySQL, …)
  • Helping with internal projects

    • Product portfolio development (Managed services)
    • Support sales team
    • Support for obtaining Advanced Specializations
  • Trainer

    • Internal

      • Azure
      • Kubernetes
      • DevOps
      • Git
      • Cloud Native In A Day
      • .NET App Modernizations
    • External

      • DevOps With Github
 
 
 
 
 

Cloud Solutions Architect

Arxus

Jul 2019 – Jan 2021 Kontich

Arxus, founded in 2008, is a Managed Services Provider made up of 80+ cloud enthusiasts with unique cloud expertise and sector specific knowledge.

From our headquarters in Kontich, our certified team provides tailored Azure, Office 365, and Microsoft 365 solutions, changing the complex challenge of modernising your infrastructure into an opportunity to create a truly future-proof business with managed public and private cloud solutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping customers with

    • Architecting Azure infrastructure
    • DevOps (People - Processes - Products)
    • Azure governance
    • Application redesign using Azure PaaS components
    • Audits concerning performance,
    • Security
    • Cost management
    • Data storage choice (SQL Server, CosmosDB, MySQL, …)
  • Helping with internal projects

    • Product portfolio development (Managed services)
    • Support sales team
    • RFP support
    • Support for obtaining Expert MSP, Advanced Specializations
  • Trainer

    • Internal

      • Azure
      • Kubernetes
      • DevOps
      • Git
    • External

      • Cloud Native In A Day
      • .NET App Modernizations
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Azure Consultant and Senior.NET Developer

Euricom

Nov 2012 – Jun 2019 Mechelen
  • Senior Azure Consultant

    • RFP support
    • TCO assessments
    • Application architecture (re)design
    • PaaS optimization audits
    • Continuous delivery (application staging, deployment pipeline)
    • PaaS environment optimization checks: performance and cost wise (recurring task)
    • Cloud architecture coaching and follow-up (recurring task)
    • Pre-sales and setup AppDynamics
  • Senior.NET Developer

    • Using “Lean Manufacturing” principles, we aim to deliver immediate business value by producing blocks of working code within pre-agreed time frames. Agility, future technologies, business value and working projects are the key drivers at Euricom.
 
 
 
 
 

Senior .NET Developer

Ordina

Dec 2009 – Oct 2012 Mechelen
Consultancy - .NET - Windows Forms - ASP.NET - WPF - WCF - EF - Silverlight - ADO.NET - Windows Phone - SQL Server - Oracle - Enterprise Library
 
 
 
 
 

Software Developer

ICMS

Dec 2006 – Dec 2009 Boortmeerbeek
.NET - Windows Forms - ASP.NET - ADO.NET - SQL Server - Lucene - Solr
 
 
 
 
 

Software Developer

Sogeti

Aug 2006 – Nov 2006 Kontich
Consultancy - VB6 - ASP - SQL Server
 
 
 
 
 

Software Developer

Sofico

Apr 2004 – Jul 2006 Zwijnaarde
JAVA - PL-SQL
 
 
 
 
 

Software Developer

LBCO

Oct 2002 – Mar 2004 Lokeren
Magic - eDeveloper - System Engineer
 
 
 
 
 

Software Developer

Info Support

Jul 2000 – Sep 2002 Schelle
Consultancy - VB6 - SQL Server - Crystal Reports

Accomplish­ments

HashiCorp Certified: Terraform Associate

The Terraform Associate certification is for Cloud Engineers specializing in operations, IT, or development who know the basic concepts and skills associated with open source HashiCorp Terraform. This person understands which enterprise features exist and what can and cannot be done using the open source offering.
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Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate

Earning the Azure AI Engineer Associate certification validates the skills and knowledge to use Cognitive Services, Machine Learning, and Knowledge Mining to architect and implement Microsoft AI solutions involving natural language processing, speech, computer vision, bots, and agents.
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Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

Earning Azure Developer Associate certification validates the skills and knowledge to design, build, test, and maintain cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure. Candidates participate in all phases of cloud development from requirements definition and design, to development, deployment, and maintenance.
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Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

Earning the DevOps Engineer Expert certification demonstrates the ability to combine people, process, and technologies to continuously deliver valuable products and services that meet end user needs and business objectives. DevOps professionals streamline delivery by optimizing practices, improving communications and collaboration, and creating automation.
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Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

Earning Azure Administrator Associate certification validates the skills and knowledge to implement, manage, and monitor an organization’s Microsoft Azure environment. Candidates have a deep understanding of each implementing, managing, and monitoring identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment, plus provision, size, monitor, and adjust resources, when needed.
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Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Earning Azure Security Engineer Associate certification validates the skills and knowledge to implement security controls and threat protection, manage identity and access, and protect data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of end-to-end infrastructure.
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Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Earning the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification demonstrates skills and knowledge to advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Candidates have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance - managing how decisions in each area affects an overall solution.
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AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Passing Exam AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design validates the skills and knowledge to advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Candidates have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance - managing how decisions in each area affects an overall solution.
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AZ-300 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Passing Exam AZ-300 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies validates the skills and knowledge to advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Candidates have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance - managing how decisions in each area affects an overall solution.
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LFS258 Kubernetes Fundamentals

This course teaches how to use the container management platform used by companies like Google to manage their application infrastructure.
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LFS259 Kubernetes Fundamentals

This course teaches how to containerize, host, deploy, and configure an application in a multi-node cluster. Starting with a simple Python script, you will define application resources and use core primitives to build, monitor and troubleshoot scalable applications in Kubernetes. Working with network plugins, security and cloud storage, you will be exposed to many of the features needed to deploy an application in a production environment.
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Exam 532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Passing this exam validates a candidate’s ability to create and manage Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines, design and implement storage and data strategy, manage identity, application, and network services, and design and implement Azure PaaS compute and web and mobile services.
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MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure — Certified 2017

Earners of the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification have demonstrated the skills required to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage and networking. Earning this certification qualifies an individual for such jobs as cloud administrator, cloud architect, computer support specialist, and information security analyst.
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MCSD: App Builder — Certified 2017

Earners of the MCSD: App Builder certification have demonstrated the skills required to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services. Earning this certification qualifies an individual for a position as an application developer.
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Exam 534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

This exam is for candidates who are interested in validating their Microsoft Azure solution design skills. Passing this exam validates a candidate’s ability to identify tradeoffs and make decisions for designing public and hybrid cloud solutions. Earners of this badge are able to define the appropriate infrastructure and platform solutions to meet the required functional, operational, and deployment requirements through the solution lifecycle.
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Exam 533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in implementing an infrastructure solution in Microsoft Azure. Passing this exam validates a candidate’s ability to design, implement, and manage Azure App Service Apps, Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines, storage strategies, Azure Active Directory, virtual networks, and ARM templates.
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MCSA: Web Applications - Certified 2016

Earners of the MCSA: Web Applications certification have demonstrated the skills required to implement modern web apps. They are qualified for a position as a web developer or web administrator.
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MCSD: App Builder — Certified 2016

Earners of the MCSD: App Builder certification have demonstrated the skills required to build modern mobile and/or web applications and services. Earning this certification qualifies an individual for a position as an application developer.
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Exam 480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

Passing Exam 480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 validates a candidate’s ability to access and secure data as well as implement document structures, objects, and program flow.
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