Systems and Network Administrator:
Observant and growing information technology professional that specializes in systems and network administration. Ability to think creatively to solve diverse problems that cut across multiple systems, technologies and business units. Can deliver accurate communication to colleagues and customers to effectively discuss goals, problems and solutions. Gracious customer oriented support. Can perform duties onsite and offsite in fast-paced environments while working effectively alone or with a team.
Areas of Expertise:
Systems Engineering• Systems Administration• Virtualization • Server Management• Patch Management• Customer Support•LAN• WAN• NAS• SAN• VLANs•DHCP• DNS• TCP/IP
Active Directory• Microsoft Windows Server• Linux• SonicWall• VMware ESXi• VMware vSphere• vMotion• Hyper-V• NetApp• Equallogic• LeftHand• BackupExec• Lotus Domino• Microsoft Exchange• IBM BladeCenter
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Enterprise Support Technician (MCITP EST)
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Vista, Configuration (MCTS)
Confidential,IT/Network Administrator – Chester, CT Nov 2011 – Present
Protected important information assets by keeping our backup and recovery systems maintained and tested. Worked with business leaders to ensure their access to important customer data and workflows through the administration of Lotus Domino, Oracle CRM and SAP.
Confidential,Engineering Systems Support Administrator – Waltham, MA April 2011 – Oct 2011
Hired to support the engineering lab of the Waltham, MA office, as well as work within the Engineering Support team. Enabled the engineering lab to successfully support customers by rapidly deploying test environments using VMware, IBM and Cisco products. Deployment time for testing labs used by several different NetApp groups was cut in half through my assisted development of a PowerCLI script.
Confidential,IT Consultant – Providence, RI Dec 2010 – April 2011
Hired to handle all VMware and Linux client accounts, as well as assisting with Microsoft environments with enterprise applications. Setup Veeam replication for client to provide disaster recovery for e-commerce business, as well as performance tuning and maintenance to client’s web server to allow fast load times and high availability for his business.
Independent Consultant: IT Consultant – Rhode Island Oct 2010 – Dec 2010
IT consultant for home and small businesses in the Rhode Island area, focusing on as VMware, Windows Server 2003/2008, and many other technologies.
Confidential, (Honeywell): Network Analyst – Smithfield, RI June 2010 – Oct 2010
Implement and administer daily operational procedures for global network systems including: Microsoft Server, SuSE Linux Enterprise, WebSphere, VMware ESX3.5/vSphere4 and Lotus Domino. Ensure the network and server infrastructure is documented and maintained. Implemented kiosks using VDI for shop floor users to provide centralized management and reduce equipment cost. Created a PowerShell script to inventory computers, printers, and servers at 10+ North America sites to reduce the time it took to profile computer systems by 80%.
Confidential,: IT Support Specialist II – Putnam, CT May 2009 – May 2010
Hired to support three locations: Foster Corporation East and West, and Putnam Plastics Corporation. Setup WSUS and proper GPO’s to better manage the Putnam Plastics’ network. Upgraded Windows Exchange Server 2000/Windows Server 2000 to Exchange 2003/Windows 2003 to increase reliability and uptime for Putnam Plastics. Deployed over 20 Windows 7 machines to refresh the Windows XP and Windows Vista machines, also provided training on Windows 7 with end users. Able to troubleshoot and resolve I/O issues with the VMware Infastructure and Left-hand SAN to increase performance and uptime. Performed P2V conversions of production servers, to begin the process of a VMware Infastructure at both locations to provide high availabilty and multiple site diaster recovery.
Confidential,IT Support Specialist – Providence, RI Nov 2008 – May 2009
Hired to bring networking and advanced technical skills in house, and reduce outsourcing for the company. Conducted performance analysis to resolve issues within the domain. Head of office move project for the IT department, including making decisions of which hardware vendors, VoIP vendor and design of network/server room. Greatly increased the health and reliability of the network infrastructure by implementing Microsoft Best Practices.