Reinhold Flecke 

Address
  Auf dem Anger 18
33165 Lichtenau-Husen
Telefon: +49 5292 930601
Fax: +49 5292 930321
Mobile: +49 170 8023145
eMail: rf@ccf-consulting.de
URL: http://www.ccf-consulting.de
 
Date of birth
  July 18, 1954
Nationality
  German
Foreign languages
  English
Education
  Studies at the Universität Gesamthochschule (University) of Paderborn, Germany
Specialist area General mechanical engineering
Subject areaConstruction mechanics
DegreeEngineering diploma
EDP experience since
  1978
System management
  Configuration, installation + administration
Operation Systems, cluster/partitioning, HA concepts
Disaster recovery, hot standby, failover, etc.
WEB hosting, security
Operating systems
  UNIX:AIX, HP-UX, Solaris
LINUX:SUSE, RedHat, Knoppix, Ubuntu, Debian
WINDOWS:Windows 2012 R2, WIN 7, WINXP, WIN2000, WIN98, WIN95, NT4
NT-Multiuser:WINCENTER, Metaframe, Citrix
Programming languages
  Shell Script (bash, ksh, csh, sh, awk, sed … )
Perl
PHP, Jython, Jacl, Java, (X)HTML
C, FORTRAN, Pascal, Basic
Interpreters of various applications
Databases
  ORACLE, MySQL, DB2
Standard software:
  HDPS/CommVault
InfoPrint® Manager
WebSphere, IBM Rational Application Developer, Eclipse
Netscape + iPlanet (Web-/Mail-/Ldap Server, Client)
Apache, Tomcat, Geronimo
Samba
Connect Direct+Secure+, Connect Enterprise
ssh,ssl, sftp, scp, ftp, ftps, ... and other rpc programs
Encryption: PGP, GPG and others
IBM Tivoli (Workload Scheduler (TWS) + Storage Manager [TSM]
+ Framework [Monitoring])
ClearCase, RCS, CVS, Subversion
RSA Keon
DHCP, DNS, squid, LDAP, NIS+, NFS, Samba, Etherchannel
Ignite UX, ServiceGuard, DRBD, OCFS2, Heartbeat, Xen
CAD (Designer Drafting [ME10/ME30] / Designer Modeling [Solid Designer])
CAD (ELCAD)
CAM (GNC)
DNC (RWT)
MS-Office, StarOffice, Koffice
Other knowledge
  Network configuration/ network administration

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Activities/Projects 

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11.2018 - jetzt
  Employee hiring (Questax Professionals GmbH)
Daimler Financial Service / Mercedes Benz Bank
Stuttgart
Professional assignment as integration manager for IT infrastructure and security

03.2018 - 09.2018
  Freelance work as consultant
IBM Deutschland GmbH
München
Migration of the existing managed file transfers to a new system
Use of the following software components

  • Sterling B2B Integrator
    • IBM Control Center
    • Connect:Direct for UNIX/Linux and Windows
    • Connect:Direct Secure+
  • SFTP
    • OFTP2
    • HTTPS-Transfer
  • BPML
    • XML
  • Script Language: Perl, Bash, CMD

09.2015 –
  Freelance work as consultant
METRO SYSTEMS GmbH
Location: Düsseldorf

  • Escalation Management + Consulting HDPS/CommVault + IBM/VTL ProtecTIER
  • Support service in the software area HDPS/CommVault Backup
    • Installation + migration
    • IBM/VTL ProtecTIER
    • StrongBox Appliance (LTFS NAS)
    • HUAWEI OceanStor 5800 V3
  • Support service in the software area Bacula Enterprise Backup
    • Installation + training

10.2010 – 08.2015
  Freelance work as consultant
IBM Deutschland GmbH
Location: Ehningen

  • 3rd level support for HP-UX / AIX (VIO + HACMP) / TWS by IBM Deutschland GmbH customers

01.2010 – 31.07.2010
  Freelance work as consultant
SAP AG
Location: St. Leon Rot

  • Implementing procedures for standardization automation of UNIX infrastructure
  • Test and operation of UX-Backup and Recovery by means of IgniteUX for the OS installation and release strategy in a heterogeneous network environment

07.2009 – 12.2009
  Freelance work as consultant
T-Systems Enterprise Services GmbH
Location: Munich
Project: MANDare (takeover MAN IT Services GmbH)

  • Implementing procedures for standardization and automation of the UNIX infrastructure
  • Evaluation, introduction and operation of new HP-UX / AIX versions
  • Automation of the installation of HP-UX and AIX operating systems
  • Maintenance and extension of centralized deployment procedures for systems configuration and maintenance
  • Extension and maintenance of system monitoring and operation of monitoring infrastructure
  • Implementation and operation of high availability solutions with HP ServiceGuard and IBM HACMP
  • Implementation of virtualization solutions based on IBM System p LPAR with VIO
  • Test and operation of UX-Backup and Recovery by means of Ignite i.e. NIM
  • Operation support and troubleshooting
  • Collaboration with neighboring technical teams: WebSphere, databases, storage, network and backup

10.2008 – 06.2009
  Freelance work as consultant
MAN IT Services GmbH
Location: Karlsfeld / Munich

  • Implementing procedures for standardization and automation of the UNIX infrastructure
  • Evaluation, introduction and operation of new HP-UX / AIX versions
  • Automation of the installation of HP-UX and AIX operating systems
  • Maintenance and extension of centralized deployment procedures for systems configuration and maintenance
  • Extension and maintenance of system monitoring and operation of monitoring infrastructure
  • Implementation and operation of high availability solutions with HP ServiceGuard and IBM HACMP
  • Implementation of virtualization solutions based on IBM System p LPAR with VIO
  • Test and operation of UX-Backup and Recovery by means of Ignite i.e. NIM
  • Operation support and troubleshooting
  • Collaboration with neighboring technical teams: WebSphere, databases, storage, network and backup

05.2005 – 09.2008
  Freelance work as consultant
(project language: English)
Citicorp Operation Consulting GmbH, Meerbusch
EDC - European Data Center (UNIX System Engineering)

As of 2007
additional support of the JFP (Java Financial Platform) WebSphere 6.02 project for Germany, UK, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.

  • Installation, configuration and topology setup of WebSphere Application Server 6.02.x on AIX servers (P570, P590).
  • Capacity planning and server dimensioning for new, additional WebSphere
  • Projects security re-design of WebSphere and WEB server
  • Collaboration in the definition and implementation of a WebSphere + WEB Hosting Application standard on all AIX servers installed in the EDC.
From 2006 to 2008
responsible WebSphere expert of the EBS (Enhanced Banking System) project of the Citibank for Italy, Spain, Belgium, UK, Germany (IBM P520 – P570).
  • Installation and configuration of WebSphere Application Server (ND)
  • Security setup
  • Implementation of database interfaces
  • Implementation of different data interfaces (e.g. Connect:Direct, WebSphere MQ..) for safeguarding the operation flow.
  • Setting up an automated deployment procedure
  • ACL and Python programming for installation and configuration of WebSphere applications
  • Definition of a WebSphere + Web Server installation standard
  • roject and go live support for the development teams.
  • Supporting the proof of concept for ITCAM (IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA) of the WebSphere application analysis.
Since the end of 2005
responsible for AIX + WebSphere 5.x support.

As of 2005
(on the job) training for WebSphere in connection with the setup of AIX servers.

setup of the AIS EBS (Enhanced Banking System) servers for Italy, Spain, Belgium, UK, Germany (IBM P520 – P570).
  • HMC configuration
  • Server partitioning
  • Installation and configuration of hardware
  • Istallation and configuration of the operating system
  • Installation and configuration of infrastructure software
    • Keon RSA Client
    • IBM Tivoli Monitoring Client configuration
    • IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
    • Sterling Commerce ConnectDirect
    • ...
As of May 2005
installation, performance analysis + support of HP-UX systems
  • Diners Club International
  • Relocation of several HPUX servers of the data center
  • DWH for Belgium, Spain, Italy, Germany… on HP Superdome

02.2004 – 06.2005
  Freelance work as consultant
Vodafone D2 GmbH
Standort: Düsseldorf Seestern

Within the TIBB File Transfer Team, it was my job to set up and operate file interfaces inside and outside of VFD2 on all operating system platforms as safely and transparently as possible for the respective communication partners.

Provision of services like logical connection setup, test and deployment for projects.

Mainly used file transfer tool was Connect:Direct + Connect:Enterprise; use of additional protocols like FTP via SSL or sFTP (via SSH) was supported.

Transmission both encrypted and compressed (ZIP, PGP, GPG Secure+ (C:D Add On).

Provision of interfaces via LAN, WAN and Internet.

Contact person for technical problems with file interfaces and operation of physical file transfer.
Coordination, implementation, and operation of file transfer between internal servers, different applications (e.g. KIAS2000, SAP, DWH or Provis) and external partners (e.g. service providers, banks or suppliers). The services of coordination and implementation have been mainly provided in the context of projects.
This included

  • Coordination:
    • Selection of the suitable telecommunications tools
    • Application for firewall clearance
    • Assignment of routing
    • Encryption
    • Verification of the planned data volume
    • Backup
  • Implementation:
    • Installation/configuration of Connect:Direct (incl. Secure+)
    • installation/configuration of Connect:Enterprise
    • Connection test
    • Setup of transmission jobs
    • Transmission test
    • Assignment of scheduling
  • The operational tasks mainly consisted of:
    • Checking the transfer messages
    • Bug-fixing
    • Repeated file transfer on request
    • Sending of test files

07.2003 – 01.2004
  Freelance work
porting my solutions on different operating systems.
Based on following UNIX/LINUX Systems:

  • SuSE Linux Server/Workstation/Laptop (SLE 7+8, SuSE 7.3 -9.0)
  • HP Workstations/Server HPUX 10.20/11.0/11.11
  • IBM Server/Workstations (AIX 4.3.3 / 5L with: SSA-disk)
  • SUN Workstation (Solaris 8 + 9)
  • some PC systems with WinME/98 and WINXP.
Further education:
  • Solaris 8+9, SUN Volume Manager
  • Veritas Volume Manager
  • PHP, Perl, CGI programming+ Apache + MySQL/Oracle

08.2000 – 06.2003
  Freelance work as consultant
(Project language: English)
Citicorp Operation Consulting GmbH
Location: Meerbusch
EDC European Data Center (UNIX System Engineering)

Support of HP-UX Systems from Diners Club International

  • Worldwide card authorization system

    HP-UX 10.20/11.i on Stratus + HP K-/L-Class servers

  • Clearing system for cross-border transactions

    HP-UX 11.0/11.i on HP N-Class

    Installation, configuration + administration:

    high availability production (7x24h) and development systems

    LVM/Advanced Journal file system (EMC SRDF/SYMCLI, FC60 etc.),

    RSA Keon, Connect Direct, IBM Tivoli (Storage Manager+Framework), OPC, ClearCase, DNS, iPlanet Webserver

  • Ignite UX Server

    HP-UX 11.i auf HP B-Class

    Installation, configuration + administration:

    Ignite UX image-, software depot and documentation server

    RSA Keon, Connect Direct, IBM Tivoli (Storage Manager+Framework), DNS, Apache, Netscape Directory Server
Shell Script, Perl:
  • Complex disk layouts, backup, disaster recovery procedures, hot standby configuration, system administration, MIS etc.

Application support on other systems:
  • Sun Solaris + IBM AIX (Webserver, Shell Script, Perl etc.)

09.1999 – 08.2000
  Freelance work

Hewlett-Packard (CoCreate) GmbH
Alpha, beta and client acceptance testing of ME10 Version 9.x, 10.0
operations testing

  • Function test
  • Porting and testing of own data + programs for checking version compatibility.
  • Evaluation and adaptation of the new GUI
HP-UX 10.20, LINUX (RedHat 6.0 + SUSE 6.2), WINDOWS NT4 95

ASCAD GmbH Bochum
Installation, Service, Support
  • System and application conversion of customer systems (eg: ensuring the year 2000 capability)
  • CAD Installation: ME10, SolidDesigner, Makroprogrammmierung
  • Anbindung von Client-Systemen (PC-NFS bzw. Samba)
  • User-Administration + Datenübernahme
UNIX:HP-UX 10.20 (700er, B-, C-, D-Klasse)
Windows:NT4 –Server/Client, WIN98, WIN95

unilab GmbH Paderborn
Installation and configuration of the systems
  • Hylafax, Routing etc.
LINUX:redhat 6.2 + SUSE 6.3

04.1985 – 09.1999
  Permanent employment
Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau GmbH
Administration, configuration, and installation UNIX systems
Operating systems HP-UX Vers. 5.0 (1987) - 10.20 (1999)
on HP series: 300, 400, 700, K-Class

  • Configuration of RAID systems (Soft- und Hardware-Raid)
  • User administration via NIS
  • Intranet (Netscape) server installations for:
    • Internal standardization,
    • Provision of complete drawings (digital and all manually created drawings)
    • https User authentication via Netscape Directory Server (LDAP) for protected WEB areas
  • Development and implementation of backup concepts
    • Cartridge + Cartridge auto-changer
    • DAT, DAT Autoloader + Optical disk jukebox,
      • Backup on DAT and on bootable optical disk
      • incremental backups, on a spatially divided system, on a hard disk and optical disk jukebox of user and application data in the critical databases
  • Development of technical DP programs for construction
  • Involvement in the choice of CAD system
  • Installation and management of the technical DP applications. Administration of databases (incl. revision control) through self-developed programs using an Allbase database, C programming, shell scripts, ME-AI and ME macros.
  • Configuration of the systems and applications for reproducing the company developments, structures and products
  • Maintenance of the DP installations, as much on the hardware side as the software side, in consideration of the matters required in the technical areas such as standardization, DP organization and construction group systems.
  • Analysis and maintenance of networks configured with switches and hubs
  • User training
  • Consulting, planning, configuration, installation and maintenance of hardware and software for subsidiary companies in:
    • Augustdorf (Germany)
    • Motherwell (Scotland)
    • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Planning and configuration of client/server systems
  • Installation and configuration of NT multi-user (WINCENTER, Metaframe) platform comprehensive user and resources administration
  • Integration of external devices (large format/microfilm plotter, microfilm scanner etc.) into the corresponding software applications
  • Development of TIFF viewer software in collaboration with HCL Hewlett-Packard Ltd. India
  • DV technical transfer and provision of manually drawn drawings
  • DP Testing of software applications (in co-operation with Hewlett-Packard)

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09.1982 – 03.1985
  Constructor for installation planning and scheduling

1980
Universität Paderborn
Laboratorium für Werkstoff- und Fügetechnik


Programming for experimental testing and evaluation, in the area of impact testing of glued connections, in the laboratory for material and joining technology