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Maxime Rastello

Chief Technology Officer
Infrastructure Lead Architect

I'm working as a Senior IT & Cloud Architect and a Device & Mobility Tech Lead for a Top-10 Swiss Microsoft Partner.

As an Architect I worked for many large companies to provide a strong technical expertise. I'm actively involved in several Microsoft communities as a Microsoft MVP – Enterprise Mobility.

I'm also a Microsoft P-Seller and an Azure Advisor.

RESUME

Education

  • SEPTEMBER 2011 - JUNE 2012

    Oxford Brookes University

    Master of Science - Broadband Networks

    Awarded with Merit

    2011 : Oxford Campus - England

  • SEPTEMBER 2007 - JUNE 2011

    SUPINFO International University

    Master of Science - Computer Science and Information Technology

    Awarded with Honours

    2010 : Montreal Campus - Canada
    2009 : San Francisco Campus - USA
    2008 : Grenoble Campus - France
    2007 : Grenoble Campus - France

Employment

  • AUGUST 2018 - NOW

    Sword Technologies

    Senior Architect

    Sword Technologies is at the cutting edge of IT infrastructure. Whether you are experts or not in this field, Sword Technologies can provide the knowledge and skills you need to carry out your projects. We have experts in a vast range of technology focusing on:

    - Microsoft 365, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security, Modern Workplace Management
    - Microsoft Azure IaaS & PaaS, Datacenter and virtualizazion solutions

    Sword Technologies is a substantial company within the Sword Group whose hallmark is client satisfaction on a daily basis. As part of an international group, we are able to bring to our customers expertise obtained from other fields such as security, development or mobility.

  • JULY 2017 - JULY 2018

    AZEO

    Chief Technology Officer

    AZEO is an innovative IT Solutions company who supports its clients in their business transformation by covering all of the Microsoft technologies and products.

    As a Chief Technology Officer, I'm working for medium & large companies to provide technical and operation counsels. I'm also responsible for aligning AZEO's infrastructure strategy with the market trends, and improve the technical knowledge and sharing among the employees.

    As an active member of the Microsoft community, I present technical deep dives, podcasts and sessions at various events.

  • FEBRUARY 2014 - JUNE 2017

    AZEO

    Device & Mobility Lead Architect

    AZEO is an innovative IT Solutions company who supports its clients in their business transformation by covering all of the Microsoft technologies and products.

    As an IT Architect, I'm working for medium & large companies to provide technical expertise on various topics : Azure, Office 365, Windows, Identity & Access Management...

  • SEPTEMBER 2012 - JANUARY 2014

    Avanade

    Infrastructure Consultant

    Avanade is a global professional services company providing IT consulting and services focused on the Microsoft platform with business analytics, business applications, cloud, digital marketing, technology and managed services offerings. Headquartered in Seattle, the company has more than 80 locations in 20 countries with approximately 29,000 professionals and revenues of over $2 billion as of 2016. Avanade serves 34% of the Fortune 500 and 46% of the Fortune Global 500.

    As an IT consultant, I'm working for major companies on various Microsoft projects.

Skills

As an IT & Cloud Architect, I've worked on several projects that covered the following technologies :

  • AZURE ACTIVE DIRECTORY - 100%
  • WINDOWS 10 - 90%
  • ENTERPRISE MOBILITY + SECURITY - 95%
  • INTUNE - 95%
  • ACTIVE DIRECTORY - 85%
  • ADFS - 85%
  • SCCM - 80%
  • WINDOWS SERVER 2016 - 80%
  • OFFICE 365 - 95%
  • IDENTITY - 95%
  • CLOUD APP SECURITY - 90%
  • AZURE INFORMATION PROTECTION - 95%
  • WINDOWS HELLO FOR BUSINESS - 90%
  • WINDOWS INFORMATION PROTECTION - 90%
  • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SUITE - 80%
  • AZURE IaaS - 75%

Recognition

As a recognized technical expert, I've been awarded several titles :

  • Microsoft MVP - Enterprise Mobility

    2010 - Today

    France

  • Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert

    Security, Mobility, Productivity, Identity

    Worldwide

  • aOS Community - Team Member

    2015 - Today

    Worldwide

  • CMD Community - Team Member

    2016 - Today

    France

  • Microsoft P-Seller : EMS, Device, Digital Workplace

    2012 - 2019

    France

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert

    Mobility, Productivity

    Worldwide

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

    Windows 10, Office 365, Windows Server 2012

    Worldwide

  • Microsoft Certified Trainer

    2010 - Today

    Worldwide




Main Projects

As a Lead Architect, I worked on more than 50 IT projects.

Here is a sneak peek of my latest missions :



Main Projects

  • 3 months

    Windows 10 Modern Management

    French Gas Company

    Project
    New Windows 10 Modern Management using cloud services and out-of-the-box PCs. 3000 users.
    Mission
    Technical Workshops / Proof of Concept conception / Delivery management
    Products
    Microsoft Intune / SCCM co-management / Azure Active Directory / Windows AutoPilot / Juniper Pulse MFA

  • 4 months

    Office 365 Organization & Identity Merge

    First European Real Estate Company

    Project
    Office 365 organizations merge following a big acquisition. 3500 users.
    Mission
    Technical Project Management / Lead Architect design, delivery / International coordination with IT teams /
    Products
    Exchange 2010 / Exchange 2013 / Active Directory / Azure Active Directory / Office 365 / Identity

  • 3 months

    New Modern Workplace Environment

    French multinational Banking & Financial Services Company

    Project
    New modern workplace Proof of Concept to prepare the new cutting-edge workstation deployment. 150 000 users.
    Mission
    Architecture Design validation / Workshops and PoC configuration/ Consulting team management / Technical Lead
    Products
    Microsoft Intune / Windows 10 / Windows Hello for Business / Windows Information Protection / Azure Information Protection / ADFS 2016 / Microsoft 365 / Identity

  • 12 months

    New Windows 10 Modern Management & Migration

    French Oil & Gas Company

    Project
    Workstation migration to Windows 10 managed by Microsoft Intune MDM features for a multinational french Oil & Gas company. 5000 users.
    Mission
    Technical project management / Lead Architect design, delivery / Industrialization package development / Security and update management / Pilots Management (Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Togo)
    Products
    Microsoft Intune / Windows 10 / EMS / Identity / Azure Active Directory

  • 1 week

    Active Directory Security Audit

    French Investment Bank

    Project
    Active Directory and server hardening security audits for a French private Investment Bank. 3500 users.
    Mission
    Configuration Audit / Security Hardening Checks / Reporting Dashboard
    Products
    Windows Server / Active Directory / DNS

  • 1 month

    Microsoft Intune Implementation

    French Investment Bank

    Project
    Microsoft Intune implementation and analysis for a French private Investment Bank. 3500 users.
    Mission
    Overview of the solution / use-case scenarios evaluation / Technical implementation / Office 365 and Intune integration / Conditional Access / Windows 10 MDM management
    Products
    Microsoft Intune / Windows 10 / Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) / Office 365 / Identity / Mobile Device Management / Mobile Application Management

  • 2 months

    Direct Access Deployment

    High Fashion & Luxury Company

    Project
    Direct Access implementation for remote users for a famous french fashion & luxury company. 5000 users.
    Mission
    Architecture designing for all continents / International Deployment / Network & Security counseling
    Products
    Windows Server / Direct Access / F5 BIG-IP LTM

  • 1 year

    Office 365 Messaging and Collaboration Tools Migration

    Internet Marketing & Retargeting Company

    Project
    Exchange 2013 and Lync Server 2013 migration to Office 365 services. 3000 users.
    Mission
    Architecture Workshops / Internal PoC / Identity Management / Global Migration Management / Mail Flow Management / Team Management
    Products
    Exchange 2013 / Exchange Online / Lync Server 2013 / Skype for Business Online / Cisco IronPort / Azure Active Directory / ADFS / Azure AD Connect / Identity / Office 365

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