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Juha Jurvanen - IT konsult
Juha Jurvanen IT konsult

Juha Jurvanen | CV

Updated 2020-March-04


Senior IT consultant with 25 plus years of experience in the business including server operations, DevOps, disaster recovery specialist, backup specialist and project management.
Juha also has a keen interest in all aspects of IT security and was the initiator of Syspeace. He is also a Cloud Architect and has had a freelance contract as a teacher in Cloud Security.   Juha has worked within IT from many aspects and for a very long time. His broad experience and skillset makes him more of a Swiss Army knife than a specialist of a particular product.  
With that said, his knowledge and experience still puts him as an expert in his many of his fields. His experience and expertise is suitable for both small and large environments  


Areas of expertise Server Operations (Windows, Linux. Netware) , 2nd and 3rd level Support, Project Management. IT Security, DRP/BCP (Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning) and various troubleshooting.
Juha has managed for instance Windows Servers, RDS Servers, Citrix, Active Directory, Exchange Servers, Lotus Domino Servers. SQL Server, Oracle, Citrix farms etc. as well as VMWare and Hyper-V environments.
Programming languages and techniques .Net, vbs, PowerShell and other related languages needed for server operations and automation.
Courses Citrix Administration IT Architect/ System Administrator (DevOps) Cisco router installation & administration Solaris Administration 1 & 2 Microsoft SMS Server Novell System Administrator (CNA) Ethical hacking and Security E-Vault InfoStage Advanced TCP/IP Networking Novell Brainshare Microsoft Teched  
Roles IT Consultant, Server Technician, Cloud Architect, CTO, Business Owner
Industries Finance, Travels, Manufacturing, Reselling, IT etc.
Tools and environments Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 Server – Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Citrix Micorsoft Exchange 5.5/2000/2003/2007/2010/2016 Microsoft SMS/SCMM Server Microsoft Active Directory Apache Server, IIS Server Novell NetWare 3.x – 6.5 and Novell products such as NDS, GroupWise, NAL, Bordermanager Server virtualisation such as VMware, Hyper-V and XEN Server Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Kali) Lotus Notes Domino Server Backup-softwares  such as  EVault InfoStage Legato NetWorker Symantec BackupExec, IBM Tivoli, CA ArcServe/BrighStor, Puredisk, NetBackup, Commvault Micosoft SharePoint, IIS, Apache Server Microsoft WSUS, SCMM Firewalls Mcrosoft ISA/TNG, SmoothWall, IPCop, RouterBoard, Clavister etc. Variuos antivirus implementations (F Secure, McAfee, Trend t.ex. ) and Application distribution  (NAL, SMS, AD MSI, RDS t.ex.) Application management such as. Xor, Visma, Pyramid, FLEX, Hogia, Scala. WordPress etc.   Network TCP/IP/ IPX/SPXP / IGRP / eIGRP Ethernet / Token Ring / LAN/WAN / WINS / DNS / SNMP Planning and design LAN / WAN, installation, administration, troubleshooting ADSL/ISDN Modem Switch (3COM, HP, Cisco) Firewall installation, configuration and management Monitoring , management and operations of networks WiFi implementations   Client Operating-systems   Microsoft Windows 3  – Windows 10 MAC OS Linux (various) BeOS OpenSolaris SUN Solaris   .
Way of working Juha is a socially skilled team-player and is easy to get along with but he is also a self-driven technician, innovator and project manager or project asset. Traveling for work is not an issue.


2020 – 2020 Application management, Svensk Exportkredit Management, installtion, troublshooting of the appliaction aspect within the Operations Group  
Technical skills: Windows Server, VMWare. Wildfly, OnesumX Report Generator, , Jira, Jenkins etc
2018 – 2019 Senior RDS and Windows Server Technician, Axians To oversee large RDS environments and also help with larger migration and implementation projects. Help with various troubleshooting and planning.  
Technical skills: Windows Server, VMWare. Hyper-V, RDS, SQL Server and networking
2016-2017 Senior Backup Technician, Arbetsförmedlingen To assist, troubleshoot, install and monitor 2500+ servers ( Windows, Linux mainly) for backups and maintenance.  
Technical skills: Puredisk , NetBackup  
2013-2016 Initiator of Syspeace Initiator of the brute force protection software , Syspeace. Juha had the original idea and the project entailed testing, verifying, adding features. On top of that writing technical articles and raising awareness online.   Technical skills: Windows Server, RDS,  Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint, Citrix, FTP, IT Security Logging and parsing  
2007-2020 Cloud Architect, Cloud Consultant, Red Cloud iT Design, implement and manage the rCloud Office Cloud solution at Red Cloud iT. Also act as manger for Consultants and founder. Red Cloud is still active and Juha is still involved in all aspects of the business.   Technical skills: Windows Server, RDS, Terminal Server, Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint. Linux  
2007-2020 Freelance IT Consultant, JufCorp AB Freelance consultant with various projects involving project management, implementation, troubleshooting and assistance in a wide range of IT related issues. This is the main business Juha still does today.  
Technical skills: A wide range of various projects such as migrations, implementations, project management, technical expertise etc.


1998 – 2007 BackupCentralen/Guardian IT / Sungard Availability Services Disaster Recovery Specialist on Windows, NetWare, Linux and Solaris. Also management of the online-backup solution based on E-Vault (Owned by Carbonite these days). A lot of work was practical restore and disaster recovery test for clients to get systems and applications up and running and verify functionality  
Technical skills: Disaster Recovery management with virtually every backup-solution on the market (BackupExec, ArcServe, Legato, PureDisk, Tivoli, VytalVault etc)  
1995-1998 Enator IT consultant within the PC LAN/WAN team, mostly stationed at external clients  
Technical skills: Novell Netware, Windows, SQL Server,


1995 – 1996 IT Architect Uppsala Q Data
1994 Minor degree in Russian Russian language at the State University of Moscow  
1992 – 1993 Music 1-year of music studies at Wiiks Folkhögskola
1984 – 1987 Highschool degree 3-årig Samhällsvetenskaplig linje  


Personal characteristics A social guy that people usually find easy to get along with.
Low ego and high focus on getting the task at hand done as well as possible.  
Interests I love music and going to shows, mainly rock but I also see a lot of movies. When I get the chance, I do love to travel and see the world.
Seeing the world is probably related to my interest in history in general.
I have also had the fortune of traveling and working abroad and I have worked in for instance Greece, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
Drivers license B
Citizenship Swedish
Languages Swedish, English, Finnish. Minor skills in French, German and Russian also
Born 1968-12-31