Alex Shegda

Storage and Virtualization Engineer

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(817) - 683-6195


Seasoned storage and virtualization technologist adept at seamlessly integrating project technical aspects and making information relatable to non-technical personnel. Experienced leader and project manager with 10-year history in the storage and virtualization field. Clear communicator, decision maker, and problem solver.


Storage Design

Engineered appropriate storage solutions for applications requiring high availability and high performance in over 80 office locations.

Virtualization Design

Engineer and design virtualized solutions to migrate from physical servers to Hyper-V, ESX, or cloud services.

Project Direction

Proven ability to lead and manage a wide variety of design and development projects in team and independent situations.


  • Hyper-V
  • ESX
  • AWS/Azure
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Redhat/CentOS
  • Ubuntu
  • Pure X/C All Flassh Arrays
  • Dell Equalogic/Compellent
  • Hyperconverged Infrastructure



Volunteer Storage and Backup Engineer


Worked within a team to design and implement appropriate storage and backup technologies at WT World Headquarters and 80+ remote branch offices. Design criteria included developing high performance, resiliant systems, and creating and implementing data classification standards to reduce backup footprint.

North Texas Specialty Physicians

IT Team Lead


Led team in planning and performing a migration of many physical servers located in an out of state datacenter into an on premises ESX cluster. Engineered virtual infrastructure and storage required to support this physical migration. Facilitated communication between the project manager and chief technical officer as millstones were met. Remediated setbacks or schedule delays to keep the project on time and within budget. Assisted project manager and chief technical officer to explain technical goals to a non-technical audience. Maintained day to day performance, uptime, and disaster recovery SLA’s of various healthcare and electronic medical records workloads.

On-Line Strategies Inc.

Systems Administrator


Designed and Implemented systems for high performance On-Line Transaction Processing. Worked with clients to ensure performance and uptime SLA's for their transaction processing infrastructure. Worked with PCI auditor to implement and remediate PCI compliance issues. Responsible for day to day datacenter operations.

Virtual Money Inc.

Systems Administrator


Early employee of internet startup. Prepared proposals for purchasing and implementing technology to management, often having to explain technical aspects to a non-technical audience. Engineered technology and networking solutions to support day to day office operations. Responsible for initial datacenter setup and configuration to support high speed online transaction processing. As startup grew I helped implement and maintain our Anti Money Laundering protocols and worked with Federal and State departments to attain our license to operate as a Money Service Business.


Southern Methodist University (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) - Plano, TX

Technical Program Graduate. MCSE, CNA, A+

Alex Shegda — [email protected] — (817) - 683-6195