“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” – Voltaire
Javier is a Senior Data Center Engineer who joined the crew in 2012. A 1997 graduate from the University of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Javier will tell you he was actually drawn to the IT Field through fiction, specifically movies like Star Wars.
As a member of our Data Center Team, Javier designs & implements sophisticated virtualization and storage architectures. As an established Data Center veteran, Javier was even awarded the Distinguished Engineer Award from the Institute of Computer Engineers (CIAPR). The award recognizes engineers that have contributed to the development of the profession, and fulfills their responsibility to safeguard the health and safety of the public. (Award winning engineers like Javier, are the types of employees ABS loves having on the team!)
When Javier isn’t architecting state of the art data centers or tirelessly supporting his children at school functions, he enjoys playing basketball and reading. He has also recently become interested in TV shows like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. (Javier has excellent taste in television!!)
Certifications: Virginia Certified and Licensed Professional Engineer, Technology Architect – VNX Solutions Specialist, Technology Architect – Isilon Solutions Specialist, Implementation Engineer – VNX Solutions Specialist, Implementation Engineer – RecoverPoint Specialist, Implementation Engineer – VPLEX Specialist, Implementation Engineer – CLARiiON Solutions Specialist, Information Storage Associate Version 2 (EMCISA), EMC Velocity Systems Engineer, Ionix for IT Operations Intelligence, Cloud Architect – Virtualized Infrastructure Specialist, VMware Certified Associate – Cloud, and VMware Certified Professional 4 & 5 – Datacenter Virtualization, VMware vExpert 2015-2017, Cisco Champions 2017