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Network Administrator Resume

Ruston, LA

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking to find a growth-oriented position to dedicate my comprehensive expertise in the areas of IT management, operations, and infrastructure. I bring to the table a “whatever it takes” attitude and will not fail at any task or responsibility.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Began as Network Administrator and within 2 years was promoted to AVP of IT, restructured an entire IT department, and revamped our complete infrastructure
  • 11 years of experience in IT operations, 10 years experience in IT leadership, and 4 years experience in an IT financial services setting
  • Constant awareness of the latest developments in advanced technology and information systems to keep our organization innovative and competitive
  • Works closely with executive management and stakeholders to establish both short and long-term goals aligned with strategic objectives
  • Keeps the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of decision making and actions

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, LA April 2007- Present
Director of Network Operations/AVP of IT

  • Prepared and executed renovation of entire infrastructure thus improving reliability, enhancing efficiency, and establishing scalability for future growth
  • Successfully achieved and maintained the highest rating from every FDIC audit review since being hired
  • Determines IT financial objectives such as annual budget preparation and review, scheduling expenditures, and forecasting budget requirements
  • Execute vendor selection and contract management with outside vendors and consultants to include scope-of-work, budget management, and performance management
  • Confers with Sr. Vice President, Operations, and other executives to review strategies and develop strategic plan to provide systems solutions
  • Effectively collaborates with other departments in selecting and developing technology solutions and initiatives which includes leadership meetings to discuss functionality and corporate initiatives
  • Single-handedly manages and maintains WAN technologies and infrastructure for 400+ users, 19 branch locations, and 25+ ATMs across Northern Louisiana , Texas, and Mississippi
  • Achieved successful migration of 70+ servers to a virtual machine environment
  • Overhauled SAN datacenter for virtual machine environment with storage in excess of 6.6 TB

Confidential, April 2001- April 2007
Network Security Specialist/Helpdesk Manager

  • Top Secret Security Clearance, with 7 years of experience in various NIPRNet and SIPRNet computer system operations positions of increasing responsibility using an unmatched, innovative, and flexible work ethic committed to core values
  • Provide architectural guidance for desktop/laptop complexities, systems integrations, and remote office configurations
  • Conduct and lead comprehensive assessments of information security and privacy policies to ensure compliance relating to regulations, laws, and standards
  • Oversee the evaluation and monitoring of information security tools as requested by management
  • Experienced in enforcing security policies to Burbs on Sidewinder Firewall
  • Monitored and maintained accurate security logs recording network traffic, utilization, and attempts to violate security policies
  • Maintained and configured multiple Symantec SMTP Gateways for secure e-mail traffic
  • Supervised and performed day to day operations of IT Help Desk in support of 9,000 user WAN network
  • Managed Microsoft Active Directory maintaining an accurate depiction of multiple organizations for a network containing over 8500+ users
  • Team Lead of planning and implementation of Security update patches for NIPRNet and SIPRNet systems using Microsoft SMS
  • Skilled instructor and trainer that successfully trained 150+ members in various operational tasks and skills bi-annually.

EDUCATION:

Degree: Masters in Information Technology Management
Degree: Bachelors in Computer Science

Certified Ethical Hacker Training
New Horizons New Orleans, LA
Completion Date: June 2010

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