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Serdar Sarioglu - Senior IT Infrastructure Architect & Security Expert

Degree: MSc (Engineering Man.), BA (Electronics & Comm. Engineering)
Experience: (AWS – Azure), Private (VMware) Clouds, DevOps, Security
Worked Industries: Energy, Oil & Gas, Information Technologies, Telecom, Automotive


Senior IT Architect & Security Expert, Exact (Cloud Solutions) 2016 – Present

  • Responsible for Operational Availability of Exact Cloud Infrastructure (35,000+ Online Clients)
  • Responsible Technology Road Mapping, Budget Planning, Agile - Scrum Meetings
  • Involved in Designing and Managing a large variety of Infrastructures on AWS and Azure
  • Managing AWS (EC2, Docker Containers, S3, VPC), Azure (Office 365, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
  • Auditing SOC Reports, Security Instances, SLA and NDA Agreements, Compliance Checks

- Migrating Infrastructures from Rack Space to AWS
- Akamai Integration Project, Made Responses More Secure and Quick

IT Coordinator (Architecting & Security Expert) TUPRAS (Oil & Gas) 2008 – 2016

  • Responsible for Managing Refinery IT/OT Teams
  • Responsible for Supporting Production (ERP) and SAP Infrastructure
  • Involved in Designing and Managing a large variety of Infrastructures (8,000+ Clients)
  • Responsible AWS (EC2, Docker Containers, S3, VPC), Azure (Office 365, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) Projects
  • Managing Local Cloud (VMware), VDI, Storage, SAN and Backup Infrastructures
  • Managing Active Directory, Exchange, Lync and SCCM Infrastructures
  • Responsible for Cyber Security – SOC Teams (Firewalls, IPS, IDS, APT, VPN, NAC, WAF)

- Designed RUP (New Refinery) US$2.7bn ICT Infrastructure, Ready to Industry 4.0
- Installed Big Data on AWS, Scales Automatically and Runs on Spot Instances for Production
- Migrated Local Exchange to Azure & Office 365, Clients Use Mail from Cloud!
- Completed Mobile Datacenter Project 650K+ $ (First Made in Turkey)
- Completed ICS & SCADA Security Project, Able to Monitoring by 3rd Party SOC 7/24
- Built Private Cloud with VCE and VMware, 400+ Machines are Running On-Prem Cloud
- Completed ISO 27001 Certification and NIST 800-82 ICS Compliance

IT System Administrator, MIRA (Telecom) 2007 – 2008

  • Managed IT Infrastructure (Servers, Firewalls, Network Devices, Backup) with %98 SLA
  • Managed Active Directory, Exchange Infrastructures, SCCM Servers, Web Servers
  • Designed new topologies for new projects (Life GSM Project in Ukraine)

-Solved Chronical Problems with Nagios & Bash Scripts, improved charging US$15K per/month
-Migrated ISP Hosted Mails to Exchange, Merged Active Directory Sites

IT Network Administrator, Ford Motor Company (Automotive) 2006 – 2007

  • Managed Dealer Intranet (Turkey's biggest with 200 sites and over 5,000+ clients)
  • Managed backbone switches, Cisco routers and IP Telephony Infrastructure by %99,96 SLA
  • Managed Ford Production Linux Servers, WAN Links (Point-to-Point with England)

-Upgraded, Installed and Troubleshot Networks Devices (IOS Upgrade, backup)
-Integrated Backup GPRS with Production and Dealer Networks (Improve Uptime %99.98)


MSc; Engineering Management KOU (2012)
BA; Electronics & Communications Engineering (ECE), KOU (2006)
English: C1 | Dutch: A2 (Training)



  • VCP, VMware Certified Professional (Datacenter)
  • MCP, Microsoft Certified Professional
  • MCSA, Microsoft Certified Security Administrator
  • MCSE, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • CCNA, Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • CEH, Certified Ethical Hacker
  • CISSP, Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CISM, Certified Information Security Manager (Not yet, training)
  • CCSP, Certified Cloud Security Professional (Not yet, training)
  • ACSA, AWS Certified Solutions Architect


  • Innovation Award, Mobile Datacenter (First Made in Turkey)
  • R&D Award, Based Ontological Analysis of IT Assets, EGE University
Vendors/Companies Worked with
  • Cloud & System: Amazon, Microsoft (All Products), Red Hat, Ubuntu, Centos, VMware, Citrix, EMC, VCE, NetApp, HP, Dell
  • Networking: Cisco, HP, F5, Infoblox, Riverbed
  • Security: Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet, Palo Alto, Fire Eye, Cyber Ark, Balabit, Symantec, Websense, Blue Coat, IBM, Acunetix, Tenable, RSA, SafeNet, Deloitte
  • Industrial: Siemens, Honeywell, Yokogawa, SAP


  • Member, KOC Holding Security Council – ICS Security Groups Leader
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE
  • Member, VMware User Group
  • Member, Turkey Civil Aviation Association
  • Member, Turkey Amateur Radio Association – TA2NQN
  • Member, National Cyber Security Group
  • Member, Natural disasters and all other emergency conditions voluntary, AKUT

Keywords: IT Management, Team, Amazon AWS, Azure, DevOps, CISSP, CCSP, MCSE, CEH, CCNA, VCP, Docker, Agile, Puppet, Chef, GitHub, VMware, Storage, Architecture, Scrum, Active Directory, Exchange, Office 365, Networking, Security, Firewalls

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