A little about Me

My name is Paolo Porqueddu. I am an italian IT professional originary from Sardinia, living and working in Turin. Over the course of 15 years in the IT industry I had the opportunity of expertize in many different fields such as web design, software development, technical assistance as well as satellite telecommunication.
I now work as a Technical Operation Engineer for one of the major european Satellite brodcasting companies with it's NOC in Turin.


Why hire Me?

Strong Can-Do attitude, focus oriented with tough prioritization skills
Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
Dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic who enjoy challenges
Multi-task oriented person
Talent for delivering highly complex technical information into concepts that end users can easily understand
Over 15 years experience in IT & Telecom field
Knowledge of ITIL Best practices & Six Sigma methodology

Looking for someone like me?

Should you need any further information about my career or education, feel free to contact me. I'll provide you with exactly what you need and a copy of my full CV.


Hobbies & Interests

Most of my hobbies and interestes are related to my professional activities, I\ve always been interested in electronics, computer programming and photography since i was a child. Growing up I had the opportunity of being in contact with professional photographer raising my interest in the field.

I practiced sports since my childhood, my first one was Basket, fora couple of years. Living in a seaside town (Porto Torres) I have been attracted by water sports, with particular interest for Kayak experimenting and practicing different variants (sea kayak, river kayak and team sports like polo kayak) for almost 7 years.

Mechanics and cars in general is another field where I always have been interested in, merging my interest for combustion engines with electronics, learning ECUs logics, creating ad-hoc ECU maps and studying it's behaviour once applied to the car.

Where I have been during the last 15 years

Turin (Italy)

Moved to Turin on early 2012 where i started to work for Eutelsat Broadband, one of the world's leading satellite operators with capacity commercialised on 34 satellites serving users in 150 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Porto Torres (Italy)

My hometown, where i grow up, developed my interest in electronics and technologies, and started working firs as IT technician then as DevOps Engineer and CTO achieving an high degree of expertise.

New York, NY (U.S.A.)

I have been in New York for my fisrt time in 2004 on vacation, between 2006 and 2007 i've studied and worked there as a developer. Back again in 2009 mostly for conferences, business affairs and leisure, socializing with the Sardinian Society in NYC Metropolitan Area "Shardana USA".

Tampa, FL (U.S.A.)

Have been in Tampa many times, mostly for conferences and business affairs. In Tampa I incorporated my first United States Venture (Neworld Trade Company LLC).

A bit more of my experience and education

Certifications

ecdl
BLSD
PET
PHTC
Rennert Bilingual
TOEIC
MCP

Skills and Competencies

Programming & Application Development


Classic ASP[Expert ]
PHP Language[Advanced ]
SQL Language[Advanced ]
Visual Basic[Expert ]
C Language[Intermediate ]
Python[Intermediate ]
VB.Net[Basic ]
NoSQL databases[Basic ]
Javascript[Advanced ]
Perl\CGI[Intermediate ]
C#[Fundamental ]
Shell Scripting[Advanced ]

Management Skills


ITIL Best practices[Basic ]
"Six Sigma"[Basic ]
Project Management[Expert ]
Team Management[Expert ]
CI/CD[Intermediate ]

Technical Skills


Networking[Advanced ]
Sistemi Unix[Advanced ]
MS Windows[Advanced ]
Mac OS X[Advanced ]
Digital Video Broadcasting S2[Advanced ]
ETSI TR290[Advanced ]
Voice Over IP[Intermediate ]
Skyline Dataminer - Operations[Advanced ]
Skyline Dataminer - Administration[Basic ]
LAMP Stack[Advanced ]

Software & Tools knowledge


BMC ProactiveNet[Advanced ]
BMC Remedy[Expert ]
Microsoft Visio[Intermediate ]
RRDTool\Cacti[Advanced ]
Puppet Enterprise[Basic ]
SalesForce[Basic ]
Atlassian Jira[Basic ]
Atlassian Confluence[Intermediate ]
Apache Subversion[Intermediate ]

Operative Systems Knowledge