Andrea Spaziani

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Job function
Chief Information, Facility, Purchasing and Services Manager
Company size
51-200 Employees
Engineering Company
Years of experience
10+ years
Company name
Roma Metropolitane S.r.l.
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December 2004 to present
Chief Information, Facility, Purchasing and Services Manager - Roma Metropolitane S.r.l.
Since 2004 as System Engineer and afterward as Chief Information Officer, reporting directly to CEO, I was committed for the company’s Start-Up, from design to deployment of the main site and data center to the software selection of the Information System. I’ve projected and implemented Network Services (multi-site domain on Windows servers, Exchange mail server with Enterprise Vault for all users, Internet connection), LAN (core 1/10/40 Gbit and distribution 1/10 Gbit PoE), WAN with VPN (Juniper, Cisco and Stonesoft) to the construction sites implementing a deduplication infrastructure (Riverbed) to optimize connectivity cost and bandwidth.
I've drawn up Back-Up and Disaster Recovery solutions with vCenter and storage replication using Cloud Services to vault data (NetApp, Simpana, S3 and deduplication appliance Datadomain).
The information system is currently based on ERP and BI SAP ( FI, CO, MM, PS, BW, SEM, TR and HR), document management systems Sharepoint, IBM FileNet, Smarteam (to support project management) and STR Vision/Planet (BIM).
With the storage consolidation and server virtualization project (VMware, NetApp and 3Par) I’ve achieved a remarkable infrastructure, power and cooling savings.
The implementation of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VMware View) in conjunction with application virtualization and software distribution systems has allowed me to reach targets as rapid client deployment and information security.
I’ve extended the VDI project to include 2D drawing, 3D modeling and rendering workstations with the adoption of NVIDIA GRID video cards and using an all-flash array storage, it allowed to extend the benefits of virtualization to all workstations.
Since 2013, as Chief Information, Facility, Purchasing and Services Manager, I have been leading a 14 person team divided between five Organizational Units:
• Information Technologies: projecting, deploying and managing the company information technology of all sites (as described before);
• Purchasing: suppliers selection and management, market survey and purchasing, suppliers and inventory assets registers updates, service agreements;
• Facilities: acquisition, electronic distribution and mail archiving, mobile and PBX telecomunication, internet data connection, all the essential services such as reception, security, maintenance, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling;
• Technical Archive: manage and archive project documentation, searching document in local and remote archives, scanning project of old paper archives;
• Technical Service: main site maintenance, including HVAC, Electrical, Fire Alarms and FFE.
The management of all investments and operating costs of the company, gave me the opportunity to face a lot of challenges in all areas for the spending review, the adoption of innovative solutions has allowed me, with targeted investments, to bring down the operating costs.
Among the various projects, I have achieved a 50% optimization with fixed telephony services, mobile, PBX and data connectivity, concentrating all services on a single operator and migrating to a VoIP architecture (Shoretel), with a two years ROI for PBX, phones and switch.
With the adoption of IT tools such as digital signature and workflow authorization and the consequent "digitization" of company procedures, I was able to optimize processes with a considerable saving not only on the execution time but also on stationery and print services costs.

July 1998 - November 2004
System engineer - S.T.A. S.p.A., responsible to CIO for the IT internal infrastructure and System engineer on Rome town planning, parking and mobility projects.
I drew up tender’s technical specifications and managing the related procedures for IT Projects (Hardware/Software purchase, LAN, server etc.).
I was responsible of planning and implementing the internal LAN and network services on Microsoft Server and Linux. I’ve planned and deployed Active Directory in a NT 4 domains consolidation project on Windows 2000 server.
As member for the CCTV city control project, parking projects and controlled traffic zone project (distribuited OCR), managing sanctions system’s Oracle database for Rome police department, I’ve implemented network monitoring with HP Open View and graphic environmental impact studies with 3D modeling and rendering software.
As teacher I’ve taught Windows and Office courses and developed internet/Intranet web site on HTML, ASP and Flash.

2001- 2003
Teacher - Centro Mezzelani, U.E. training course of 3D Studio MAX and multimedia animation at Mezzelani institute in Rome.

May 1997 - July 1998
Analyst - SINCOS S.r.l., Marketing and selling project for Telecom Italia (IT2000) Customer Care System developed on Visual Basic 5 / Oracle.

October 1996 - May 1997
Analyst - Proge Software S.r.l., Cecchi Gori Group ERP developed on Visual Basic 4/SQL Server and Mercedes financial services (MERFINA) marketing software developed on Visual Basic 4/ACCESS.

May 1995- April 1996
Air Force Lieutenant - Ministry of defense, member of the development group in HR Aviation Department, working on IBM systems 9377 and 9375, PL1/SQL language, HR DB software development and management.