Daniel Cox

Chief Technology Architect

Daniel Cox is a highly experienced professional with over 30 years of expertise in software development, database and system administration. Throughout his career, he has cultivated a diverse skill set encompassing Public Cloud, Database Management, Operating Systems, Networking, and various Applications.

As the current Chief Technology Architect at Blue Crystal Solutions, Daniel’s proficiency shines through in his role as a Cloud Architect and Database Administrator. His extensive experience has equipped him with the ability to architect and optimize cloud-based solutions while effectively managing complex databases.

Daniel’s tenure at previous organisations such as Velocity Systems, eResearch South Australia, and Microbits has provided him with invaluable skills in system administration, networking, and application development. His hands-on experience in these areas has honed his problem-solving abilities and equipped him with the capability to tackle even the most intricate of challenges.

Throughout his career, Daniel has been recognised for his natural organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail. His ability to develop innovative solutions for clients facing complex situations has been a driving force behind the success of numerous projects and innovations.

Daniel Cox’s extensive skill set, acquired through decades of hands-on experience, makes him a formidable force in the technology industry. His expertise in a wide range of domains positions him as a valuable asset in any organization striving for technological excellence and innovation.

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Professional Credentials

Specialises in:

  • Cloud Architecture
  • Database Architecture
  • Versatility Across Technology Domains


  • Google Cloud Certified – Professional Data Engineer (Issued Oct 2019)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional Level (Issued Sep 2017)
  • Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (Issued Dec 2016)
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Level (Issued Sep 2015)
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (Issued Aug 2014)
  • Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Master (Issued Apr 2014)
  • Oracle Linux Administrator Certified Associate (Issued Apr 2013)
  • Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional (Issued Feb 2013)
  • Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert (Issued Feb 2013)
  • RedHat Certified Engineer (RHEL6) (Issued Feb 2012)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (Issued Jul 2000)

Professional Experience

  • Chief Technology Architect at Blue Crystal Solutions, Adelaide, Australia (Apr 2018 – Present)
  • Cloud Architect and Database Administrator at Blue Crystal Solutions, Adelaide, Australia (Jul 2011 – Present)
  • Senior Developer, DBA at Velocity Systems (Nov 2008 – Jul 2011)
  • System Administrator at eResearch South Australia (Jun 2006 – Nov 2008)
  • Developer, System Administrator, DBA at Microbits (Mar 1993 – Jun 2006)
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