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Individual Member Profile


Muhammad Hashmi

Date Joined
January 20, 2014

Quest Diagnostics Inc. From 2002-05-15 (Current)
Statement of Interest

I'm a cloud architect at Quest. Currently using CloudStack. Interested in learning about OpenStack for future use.


Over 20 Years of experience in diverse technologies:
- Cloud Computing Architect (Public, Private & Hybrid)
- Cloud Engineer (Orchestration and Management)
- Cloud Administrator (Virtualization, Storage, Networking & Self-Service)
- Citrix Products (XenApp, XenServer, NetScaler)
- Active Directory
- Managing Windows based projects
- LAN Architecture and Design
- Network Administration and Support
- Microsoft Windows OS
- PeopleSoft HR and Finance
- HP Data Center Equipment (standalone, rack and blade server)
- Desktop Administration and Support
- Training and documentation


Manager, Infrastructure Architecture - Cloud Engineering

Quest Diagnostics

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DGX; Hospital & Health Care industry

October 2013Present (4 months) Lyndhurst

A visionary leader with the architectural skills, experience and insight to elevate any application, computing platform infrastructure or data operation to the cloud.

Technical Skills and Expertise
• Cloud, IaaS and PaaS Platforms: Amazon Web Services, Google Web Services, CloudStack, OpenStack, RightScale, vCloud and Azure.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Conduct systems design, feasibility and cost studies and recommend cost-effective cloud solutions.
• Administer discovery, user testing and beta programs to garner feedback prior to major release.
• Advise software development teams on architecting and designing web interfaces and infrastructures that safely and efficiently power the cloud environment.
• Pursuing Cloud Architect certification with Arcitura (



I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Heat,Openstack-ci,Deployment