Laurent S.

CIO

305 euro
Freelancer
31 years
Paris, FRANCE

My experience

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OTCex GroupFebruary 2018 - Present

Team of 17 peoples - IT Budget of 8 M€ - In charge of IT for Paris / London / Hong Kong / New York / Geneva / Tel Avibv and Dubai
- Business Continuity Plan setup and tests in less than 6 months
- Dubai Office implementation
- Cost controls and savings (around 10% in 2018)
- Compliance of Information Security
- Infrastructure robustification and monitoring
- Management of IT Security audits
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PowernextFebruary 2012 - January 2018

Powernext and Epex Spot Paris IT Infrastructure Manager / Powernext Deputy IT Manager / ISO
Member of the IT Strategy Committee of EEX Group.

European power and gas exchanges. Subsidiary of European Energy Exchange and Deutsch Boerse

4 datacenters - 4 administrative sites - 1000+ virtual servers - 500+ workstations

Team of 25 people (Paris and Amsterdam) – 24 x 7 activity support
- Reorganization and reinforcement of the Powernext and Epexspot IT infrastructure team (Paris and Amsterdam).
- Implementation of the datacenters active / active mode allowing a 24x7 activity without
interruption of service as well as BCP and DRP easing.
- Robustness of the infrastructure (monitoring, morning check, traceability and strong alerts).
- Compliance of information security with Deutsch Boerse standards.
- Migration to Office 365 and Vmware Horizon.
- Implementation of an active 24x7 monitoring system with strong alerts.
- In charge of IT Security management and audits.
- Implementation of bastion Wallix, Darktrace, Vplex, Airwatch.
- Migration of Data Center without any disruption of our 24x7 activity.
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Bluenext (A CDC and NYSE Euronext Company)December 2008 - January 2012

CO2 Exchange – Subsidiary of NYSE Euronext
IT Manager / ISO / Facilities Manager
2 datacenters - 2 administrative sites - 150 virtual servers - 70 workstations
Team of 6 people
- Information system internalization.
- Recruitment and implementation of the IT development and infrastructure teams.
- Migration of the IT infrastructure hosted at Powernext without interruption of service.
- BCP and DRP implementation.
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GFI GroupJanuary 2006 - December 2008

GFI Paris has been launched by transfering Refco Paris activities.
In charge of setuping Paris office infrastructures and running Paris office IT and technical services.
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RefcoSeptember 2004 - February 2006

Financial Brokering services on Futures and Equities markets.
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AIG EuropeSeptember 2002 - September 2004

En charge de l'infrastructure informatique de AIG Europe et du Head Quarter de AIG en Europe.
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Capital OneJanuary 1999 - January 2002

In charge of setup of IT infrastructure for Capital One France (Team recruitment, Setup and Running)
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Heidrick & StrugglesAugust 1996 - July 1999

Responsable Systèmes de 10 bureaux en Europe
France, Italie, Espagne, Portugal et pays nordiques.

Fimat ParisJanuary 1991 - July 1996

My stack

Windows, VMWare, SQL, NetApp, MySQL, MS Office, Management, Linux, Leadership, ITIL, Infrastructure Management, IIS, Firewalls, Enterprise Project Management, DNS, Cisco