Zohar Friling - CV
Looking for his new challenge
P.O.BOX 581, Sede Varburg 44935
Technology leader with 15+ years experience in: application architecture, service management, design, implementation, application support, datacenters, infrastructure, and projects. Proven track record for results while adapting technology trends and driving fiscal responsibility. Vast experience in all facts of computer operations with an emphasis on: infrastructure architecture, scaling and networking, including international computer datacenters and large-scale highly available web infrastructure. Proven ability to maintain and develop strong team by mentoring, training, coaching and giving feedback.
· Domestic / International Operations;
· Service management (SaaS/Cloud company);
· Security architecture/ Infrastructure design and implementation;
· Audits and certification / PCI-DSS, SAS70 Type2 (SOC2);
· Team Building / Staff Development;
· System architecture / Systems Integration;
· Business intelligence / Big Data;
· Vendor Management / Contract Negotiations;
· Strategic Planning/ Operational Model
· Program / Project Management;
· Customer Support / Customer Success
· Budgeting / P&L Management;
· Leadership/communication skills
Strategic Technical Consultant
Comverse October 2014 to June 2015
Developed and directed Comverse migration strategy of the Billing Platform and legacy products to SaaS delivery model. Design the infrastructure layer on Privet and AWS cloud supporting security and PCI certification. Build the operational and business model. Review product requirements supporting certification, security and efficiency.
Trusteer an IBM company July 2015 to Current
Leading Trusteer migration to IBM internal cloud vendor. Analysis of infrastructure, application and data layer requirements including current OLTP, big data platforms and suggesting relevant alternatives. Rebuilding operational model that support Trusteer business model.
PAYITSIMPLE April 2013 to October 2014
PayItSimple is revolutionizing the credit card industry by extending the ability to offer interest-free consumer credit with securitization. Planned and directed all aspects of PayItSimple organizational operational policies, objectives, initiatives from company inception. Responsible for the execution of short- and long-term development, operational, customer support, customer success, financial and operational goals. Direct the development of the organization to ensure future growth. Foster employee alignment with corporate goals.
PERFECTO MOBILE January 2012 to May 2012
Perfecto Mobile is a global leading provider of cloud-based testing, automation and monitoring solutions for mobile applications and websites, utilizing a wide selection of REAL mobile devices accessible via the web. Planned and directed all Perfecto Mobile operational aspects of the IT, customer support, customer success and financial goals.
LIVEPERSON 2006 to 2011
VP Production Operations
LivePerson provides online engagement solutions that facilitate real-time assistance and expert advice. During my tenure I designed and built the company cloud infrastructure and service operation to support the company revenue growth from $26mm to $134mm. Number of servers from ~40 to above 1000 and up-time from 92% to 99.99%. I have integrated 3 acquired company and developed services like data warehouse, big-data and billing systems where I have played a major role in the design, development and implementation.
BABYLON 2004 to 2006
Babylon is the leading provider of language solutions such as online, offline single-click dictionary and translation software, translation services and language learning solutions. As the CIO I managed a group of developers and infrastructure engineers that lead the development and integration effort of the back-end server-side application, online store, billing system, BI applications and infrastructure operation.
IT manager 2002 to 2004
Responsibility on production infrastructure, operation back-office systems and HQ servers.
EMBLAZE 2001 to 2002
Infrastructure Team Leader
QUIVER 1999 to 2001 Senior Systems Administrator
The Faculty of Agriculture
Studying for bachelor Degree, Zoology 1996 - 1998
1985-1990 Officer's Course, Commander's Course, Paratrooper Brigade (high security classification) Discharged as Lieutenant Currently Captain in reserve.