Marco Rossi

Marco Rossi

Information Technology Consultant


Marco has more than 12 years of consulting experience in the field of ICT, both in the startup and in the corporate world.

He has a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Pavia. He is also certified in AWS Architecting, AWS Developing and achieved other security related certifications.

Python is his favourite technology.

Marco’s greatest passion in his free time is digital photography.

Work Experience

Solution Architect at Ericsson

January 2008 - Present

In Ericsson Marco gained experience in Telco, working for Vodafone, Telecom Italy, Fastweb, H3G, with different roles; he is now Solution Architect, dealing with architectural design and presales support of Public Cloud Solutions in Amazon Web Services Environment, for both for italian and european customers.

Over the years, he learned how to recognize and satisfy Customer Requirements, for complex problems and large systems; he acquired the ability to turn these requirements into distributed and scalable solutions; he also coordinated small development teams.

In the latest year Marco passionately improved his knowledge on AWS Public Cloud offering; he attended several workshops across Europe to learn the best practices for architecting and selling large scale services on Public Cloud; he aided Ericsson in developing an internal process for AWS account provisioning and management.

Main projects:

  • “EMA/EMM” – Reengineering of a proprietary Ericsson product in order to migrate in a AWS cloud environment. (Enel)
  • “SoftFIRE” - federated NFV/SDN testbed infrastructure for FIRE experimentation – Python implementation of OpenStack integration to deploy instances and configure network elements - European project with University of Berlin, Deutsche Telekom AG, University of Surrey and other partners. -
  • "Selfcare API" : XML-SOAP based API, available for H3G customer base web portal and mobile applications (IOS, Android). Acts as a bridge between the frontend and the internal systems (DWH, Billing, CRM, Payments, etc.) - Oracle Weblogic Server, Spring, Hibernate, Coherence, Java, PL-SQL, XML, SOAP - Architecture, Analysis.
  • “Central Log Management Platform” : Open Source technologies based platform to collect, manage and index O.S. and application logs; Python, Rsyslog, LogStash, Elasticsearch, Kibana, Ansible. (Telefonica, Madrid)

Lead Architect at IndieGala

IndieGala is a well established digital goods reselling company, based in Rome.

Marco has been the Lead Architect for this company since its foundation; starting from scratch, he designed and delivered an e-commerce platform on Google App Engine, based on Python and Django; this platform is fully integrated with Steam API and with the major payment service providers (PayPal, Global Collect / Ingenico, Stripe, Braintree, Google).

During this experience, he also managed hundreds of Linux instances on multiple cloud providers (AWS, Google Cloud, Linode, Microsoft Azure); he developed tools for deploy and configuration in Python, both at low-level (through remote shell commands) and with the use of proprietary APIs; he dealt with the security hardening of the above mentioned services.

Main activities:

  • Design the full system architecture in order to achieve reliability, scalability, high performance and efficiency, in order to support sales, operations, third parties and final customers
  • Integrating different payment systems (Paypal, Global Collect, Coinbase, Stripe, G2A)
  • Integrating Steam API for Steam profile integration
  • Remotely coordinate team members (Milan-Rome)
  • Design and develop the custom ERP system, for real time revenue monitoring

Full Stack Developer at Elma Informatica

February 2005 - December 2007

Marco started working as a Developer / Analyst in a small web agency based in Milano, taking care of all the project phases, for different customers and different custom-made solutions.

Main activities:

  • Analysis and development of web applications to index the associate's network of major italian insurance companies, in partnership with IRSA.
  • Analysis and development of web applications for the public administration of Segrate (MI)
  • System Administration of Linux/Unix servers.
  • Deployment of the internal VOIP Network.
  • Analysis and development of client application for insurance cost estimation.
  • Technologies: PHP, Html, Python, Linux

Android Applications


  • Every file in the selected folders will be sent to Google Drive
  • The uploaded files will be then deleted from the folder
  • Folder will be synced every X minutes (configurable), when the device is online, or on-demand

Key Skills

  • Python
  • Amazon Web Services
  • HTML
  • MySQL
  • Android
  • Linux
  • Javascript / AJAX / JQuery


Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Università degli Studi di Pavia

A study about the methods of business management of a firm which develops and distributes Information Systems

Development of image processing software (filters, shapes detection, FFT for noise reduction)

THESIS PROJECT: Development of a FIR filter and signal modulator for a LINC GSM-EDGE transimtter with Matlab-Simulink; Implementation in VHDL and synthesis on silicon. Thesis in collaboration with ST Microelectronics.


  • OSSTMM Professional Security Tester Accredited Certification
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate
  • Lead auditor Business Continuity Management Systems ISO/IEC 22301
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Lead auditor di sistemi di gestione per la sicurezza delle informazioni UNI CEI ISO/IEC 27001:2014
  • 1Z0-451 Oracle SOA Foundation Practitioner
  • 1Z0-560 Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g Essentials


  • AWS Big Data Boot Camp - Munich
  • AWS Professional Services Delivery Best Practices - Munich
  • AWS Security Bootcamp - Munich