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IT & Cloud Infrastructure Consultant



+91 9895433637





Kochi, Kerala, India

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Hello! I'm Antony Shinu A A


24+ Years of Experienced IT & Cloud Infrastructure Professional / Lead / Manager / Architect / Consultant
Ready To Contribute My Skills and Experiences For New Suitable Opportunities, Roles, Projects or Assignments,Whether it's Full-Time or Freelance or Remote Positions

IT & Cloud Infrastructure Consulting
Network & System Administration
Remote IT Infrastructure Support
Work-From-Home(WFH) Infrastructure Support
Network Traffic Monitoring & Analysis
Windows To Linux Opensource Migration
Video Conferencing & Webinar Support
IT Security Infrastructure Support & Consulting

( and more... )

November 2018-Present

IT & Cloud Infrastructure Consultant


Key Deliverables:-

  • Responsible for Design, Deployment and Management of the IT & Cloud Infrastructure.

  • Responsible  for Managing various IT Operations and Related Activities.

  • Responsible for the Implementation and Management of IT Projects

  • Responsible for the Management of Service Delivery.

  • Responsible for the Management of NOC & Datacenter.

  • Responsible for the Management of IT Security & System Audit Compliance.

  • Responsible for the Implementation and Management of Open source Technology.

  • Responsible for Vendor & People Management

  • Responsible for Network Monitoring & Analysis

January 2003-November 2018

Manager Network (IT Systems)

Cochin Stock Brokers Ltd.Subsidiary of OIEL [Formerly Cochin Stock Exchange Ltd.]

Key Deliverables:-


  • Responsible for managing IT Network / Security Infrastructure of the organization that includes LAN, WAN, Cloud, Datacenter, NOC, leased line, VPN, NSE/BSE VSAT's ,Routers, Switches, UTM,s, Servers......etc

  • Responsible for providing necessary supports to 200+ Remote Offices connected through Internet and 200+  desktops  connected through Wired / Wi-Fi LAN  for both Trading and Back-office applications.

  • Responsible for providing necessary supports to 1500+ Internet clients and 100+ Mobile trading users.

  • Responsible for implementing and managing Projects related to IT Network (LAN and WAN), Cloud, Datacenter, NOC and Security Infrastructure of the organization with various vendors / service providers.

  • Responsible for evaluating Cloud / Network / Security / Datacenter / NOC related technical architecture and design latest technology solutions to facilitate enhanced functional competence of the business processes including implementation, configuration, support and maintenance of Windows / Linux / Unix IT Infrastructure.

  • In charge of the Information Security related implementation and management of the organization.

  • Responsible for managing day to day operations of IT & Cloud Infrastructure of the organization for both Trading and Backoffice related applications with IT Team members / Vendors / Service providers.

  • Engaged in evaluation and selection of the products / services, IT budget planning and negotiations with vendors / service providers in addition to procuring products and solutions related to Cloud / LAN / WAN / Security / Data center / NOC  as and when required by the Management

  • Instrumental in providing technical guidance and leadership to team members to achieve maximum up-time for all the company’s systems &  services, troubleshooting and resolving complex technological problems with the support of vendors / service providers

  • Responsible for providing necessary technical help to Information Security CISA / CISSP / ITIL auditors to implement information technology compliance standards in the organizations as per various regulatory bodies and government requirement.




  • One of the key leading member in the implementation project of IT infrastructure for providing software applications to do stock trading in both National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) by using Cloud solution as SaaS model.

  • Implemented Internet and Mobile Trading as SaaS Model by using Cloud computing solution.

  • Deployed various kinds of open source technologies in IT infrastructure of the company to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency with enhanced security.

  • One of the key member in the implementation project of web based Backoffice software applications.

  • Successfully Implemented secured Local Area Network (LAN) structured cabling connectivity using various Layer 2 and Layer 3 devices with VLAN solution.

  • Successfully implemented WAN infrastructure solutions using Internet, leaseline, ISDN PRI / BRI, Dial-up, VPN and Private VSAT Network with various industry standard Switching / Routing / Networking devices

  • Designed and deployed Information systems security solutions using various security technologies.

  • Handled installation, configuration and troubleshooting of various Windows / Linux infrastructure.

December 1999-January 2003

Network and Hardware Engineer

Koluthara Electronics (P) Ltd

Key Deliverables:-


  • Worked as a Resident Engineer in COCHIN STOCK EXCHANGE Ltd. from M/s.Koluthara Electronics Pvt. Ltd. as per the Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC for 3 years) for maintaining more than 100+ network computers with 4+ Servers connected in both LAN and WAN

  • Maintained more than 100 PCs connected on LAN at central site and additional trading floor at CSE Brokers Complex at Trichur linked through 128kbps data circuits and Routers (WAN)

  • Installed, configured and maintained both HP and IBM servers used for Depository and Back Office purposes

  • Installed and maintained Windows NT 4.0 Server in Development Sever, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation for trading and Back Office Terminals

  • Installed and configured Windows 2000 Servers, Professional and XP Workstations, Proxy server and its Firewall

  • Assisted the Network Team in COCHIN STOCK EXCHANGE in installing and configuring the VSATs, Routers, Switches and Modems for Wide Area Network using ISDN, Leased Line and Dialup Line


Bachelor's Degree

St.Albert's College Ernakulam

Successfully completed my Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)  from  Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)


T-Level H/w. Diploma

National Institute of Electronics & IT (NIELIT)

Successfully completed T-Level H/w. Diploma from National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT), formerly known as the DOEACC .It is associated with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of the Government of India.


I T I – Electronics

Little Flower Engineering Institute.

Successfully comleted I T I – Electronics from The National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT), an advisory body, was set up by the Government of India.


IT & Cloud Infrastructure Management

IT Operations & Project Management

IT Security & Opensource Technologies

NOC & Datacenter Management

IT Service Delivery Management

Network Monitoring & Analysis 

Areas Of Expertise
  • IT Infrastructure Management

  • Remote IT Infrastructure Support

  • Work From Home (WFH) Support

  • Remote / WFH Infra. Deployment

  • IT Operations Management     

  • IT Project Management  

  • Service Delivery Management

  • Data Center Management

  • NOC Management  

Areas Of Expertise
  • Vendor Management

  • IS Audit Management 

  • IT Security Management 

  • Cloud Infrastructure Management

  • Hosting Infrastructure Management

  • Network Monitoring & Analysis 

  • Server & Desktop Management

  • Mail & Communication Management  

  • Web & FTP Server Management   

Areas Of Expertise
  • IT Infrastructure Architect

  • IT Infrastructure Design & Deployment     

  • IT Technical Support Management

  • IT Infrastructure Cabling Management

  • IT Budget Planning & Management

  • IT Procurement Management  

  • Backup & Recovery Management

  • Disaster Recovery & BCP Management

  • People Management    

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