Profesional Profile

Proven talent for aligning network administration strategy with established and emerging achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Growth-focused technology complex Cisco network architectures, Windows servers, Wireless Networks, VMware and Hyper-V virtualization solutions, Fidelio and Micros systems management on board cruise ships, infrastructure development, technology solutions, and project management.

Work Experience

November 2016 - Present

Fleet IT Infrastructure Officer

Crystal Cruises, Los Angeles


Crystal Cruises is an award-wining luxury cruise line with worldwide destinations including Europe, New England & Canada, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand and the Caribbean. The line has been voted World's Best by readers of Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler more than any other cruise line, hotel or resort in history.

  • Monitoring network engineering performance and ensure system availability and reliability
  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hotfixes and security configurations
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval, and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

November 2015 - November 2016

IT Officer

Crystal Cruises, Los Angeles


Crystal Cruises is an award-wining luxury cruise line with worldwide destinations including Europe, New England & Canada, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand and the Caribbean. The line has been voted World's Best by readers of Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler more than any other cruise line, hotel or resort in history.

  • Oversee Hotel System modules: Ships Property Management System, MXP (Materials Management System) , Infogenesis (Retail Point of Sale)
  • Troubleshoot maintain and optimize Meru wireless network
  • Implemented VING VISION; a door locking system - Client/Server, Structural Changes, Training of security as needed
  • Administrate all ship servers; Windows 2012 Domain Controllers, File server, Exchange Server, VING, Hotel System, MXP, Microsoft SQL servers, AMOS
  • Configure and maintain all networking equipment; CISCO ship network system including L3 switches, routers, L2 switches, VPN connections.
  • Administrate Hyper-V and failover cluster virtual systems
  • Monitor and administrate SAN infrastructure.

January 2013 - October 2015

IT Manager

Pullmantur Cruises, Madrid


Pullmantur is a tourism sector group with more than forty years of experience, which focuses its activities on the cruise line business. Since 2006 it has belonged to the Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd shipping line, based in the United States. With a modern fleet of five ships and a daily capacity for more than 12,000 guests, the company leads the Spanish cruise ship market. Since 2013, Pullmantur has promoted a strategic growth plan in the Latin American cruise market, where more than 60% of its business is located. The group, which has head offices in Madrid and Panama, has sales offices in Brazil and France (where it operates under the Croisières de France brand) and sales delegations in Mexico and Portugal.

  • Oversee all Fidelio Cruise System systems: Fidelio: SPMS (Ships Property Management System), MMS (Materials Management System) , RPOS (Retail Point of Sale), MCS (Meal Count System)
  • Manage MICROS and related hardware; perform maintenance/support/implementation of hardware and software
  • Integrated ‘Internet Café Solution’; project included maintenance and support of hardware and software for Passenger and crew Internet Cafe
  • Implemented VING VISION; a door locking system - Client/Server, Structural Changes, Training of security as needed
  • Spearhead implementation of AMOS; create user accounts in respective user groups; enable/disable users, maintain remote connection to ship, monitor health of server
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues of NICE VISION CCTV, a CCTV system on board
  • Supervise all ship servers; Domain Controllers, File server, Micros servers, Fidelio Servers, Mail Server, Interface Servers, Internet Cafe Server, Intranet, Ving Server
  • Configure and maintain all networking equipment; CISCO ship network system, VPN connections.

April 2010 - December 2012

Technical AMOS Controller

Pullmantur Cruises, Madrid


  • Assisted the Heads of Department with on board purchasing
  • Ensure planned maintenance for AMOS was carried out; controlled budgets
  • Advised ship and office management about maintenance and purchasing priorities
  • Executed inventory audits to check the accuracy of the actual stores against registered AMOS inventory.
  • Controlled the purchasing orders process for the concerned vessel (issuing PO, Superintendent approvals and receipt control onboard)
  • Consolidated agreements and sent the yearly budget to the office for deck and engine departments

August 2008 - April 2010

Network Administrator

National Rail Company, Constanta


  • Administered LAN & WAN CISCO equipment
  • Designed and implemented new network projects

August 2007 - August 2008

Field Engineer

National Rail Company, Constanta


  • Implemented new networks based on the design notes
  • Troubleshoot help-desk tickets

Technical Skills

Expert, 6 Years

CISCO Networks Design


Skilled in managing switches, routers and implementing network designs proved by the CISCO certificates.


  • CCNA Certification
  • CCNP Certification

Advanced, 6 Years

Windows Servers


  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2012

Advanced, 6 Years

Cloud Computing


  • VMWare vSphere
  • Windows Hyper V

Advanced, 5 Years

Hospitality Systems


  • Fidelio SPMS
  • Fidelio MMS
  • Meal Count System
  • VING card System
  • AMOS System
  • Credit card authentication

Education

BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.) IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, 2006

Dunarea de Jos Univeristy, Galati, Romania