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Senior Cloud Systems Engineer Resume

Alexandria, VirginiA

OBJECTIVE:

To provide the educational background and work experience you need as your new IT Professional

SUMMARY:

  • Ten + years experience in configuring, designing, building, and administering Microsoft Systems
  • Ten + years experience building, and troubleshooting servers, networks, hardware and software
  • Experience with Enterprise Level Confidential Networks across the US and Middle East
  • Several years supervisory experience including performance reviews, delegation, mentoring and scheduling
  • Formal education and experience in systems security, design, integration, and implementation
  • Designed, Architected, Engineered and Maintained SCOM and Splunk Monitoring Infrastructures

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Database Applications: Microsoft Access, Oracle, SAP, SQL

Desktop Support Software: Clarify, Robohelp, Remedy, Dameware, BMC Service Desk, SNOW

Development Software: NET, C++, C#, HTML, XML, SQL, Visual Basic, PowerShell

Diagram/Project/Office Software: Visio, Microsoft Project, Office, Expression Web, Visual Studio

Operating Systems: Microsoft Domain Controllers, VMware, SAN, SharePoint, Microsoft SQL, Terminal Server, Server 2000 - 2012, Windows 7/8/10 MAC OS X, VMS, Linux, AFT, VMWare, NetAppExchange 2003-2013, O365, Azure, AWS

Systems Backup and Security and Maintenance Software: DRAss, GFI LANGuard, Retina, Q-Tip, Symantec Antivirus NT Backup, Solar Winds, HP OpenView, Symantec Backup, SCCM, WSUS WhatsUp Gold, CA, TNMA, MacAfee, Trend Micro, SCOM 2012, Tivoli Backup, Net IQ, LogLogic, Lync 2012. Splunk 6.4, ITSI Mimecast, InTune, MOM, PKI

System / Network Hardware: HP Servers, Dell Servers, VAX, IBM 5200, Proprietary Servers, SonicWall, Firebox, Cisco, Bluecoat, Netgear, Trendnet

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Cloud Systems Engineer, Alexandria, Virginia

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted with the DevOps function such as choosing, evaluating and implementing new software. Including InTune, Microsoft Operations Management Suite and Azure ARM and Azure AADDS from the ground up
  • Tasked with keeping the existing infrastructure stable while helping create a cloud environment
  • Migrating TBs of data from local object storage to the cloud using Robocopy, Veem, Azure Backup as well as blob and file storage
  • Setup auto-scaling for an application recently moved to the cloud as a VM using PowerShell runbooks
  • Debugging and fixing broken SQL and PowerShell scripts
  • Worked with DevOps on automated backup and restore processes
  • Established processes and wrote tools to automate tasks
  • Worked with the Security review board to evaluate security processes and procedures.
  • Implemented documentation practices using existing tools such as Steps Recorder, Skype recording and Game Recorder
  • Advised other on the interpretation of NIST and HIPAA security guidelines and implementation

Confidential

Senior Cloud Systems Engineer, Seattle, Washington

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, installed, administered, and optimized Windows 2012 R2 virtual server to ensure business continuity
  • Developed and implemented “best practices” for ensuring continued availability and security of the environments
  • Familiar with the full lifecycle of Office 365 (DLP & Multi-org) support, maintenance, and implementations
  • Coordinated maintenance and repair windows for IT and HPG staff. Ensure monthly AWS maintenance
  • Supported end-users and IT team by building detailed documentation and training guides and writing SOP’s
  • Gained experience with supporting SQL Server within an Azure environment including Azure Active Directory
  • Used Azure OMS and Intune monitoring tools and dashboards to monitor environment stability
  • Served as the primary SME on Azure services including DRaas, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS while contributing architecture decisions for our ongoing migration efforts and acting as an intermediary between contractors and the IT department
  • Supported operations VMware environment and decommissioning of VMWare servers as they were moved to the Azure environment using Vsphere and other tools

Confidential

Senior Professional Systems Engineer, Bossier City, Louisiana

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Architect Engineer for the Splunk Monitoring Tools Team
  • Designing, Architecting, Engineering and Maintaining Splunk Enterprise Infrastructure in AWS Cloud
  • Designing, Architected and Implementing a Splunk Enterprise Monitoring environment for a national network
  • Designing Architecting and Implementing Cluster Master, License and Deployment servers for Confidential in AWS
  • Training Team Members on use of Splunk environment
  • Project Planning, Designing and Documenting ongoing Splunk Environment growth
  • Integrated the Splunk Environment into the Exchange Environment to provided email alerting capabilities
  • Designing Architecting and Implementing Search Head and Indexer Clustering to provide disaster recovery continuity managed through a Splunk Cluster Master
  • Designing Architecting and Implementing Gateway/ Heavy Forwarder infrastructures for multiple sites to send Splunk, Windows Linux, Network and Website monitoring logs to the Splunk Indexers to the AWS Cloud
  • Creating and Managing the PKI encryption for the Splunk Environment
  • Designed and Developed an application to meet the companies need for a centralized Web App monitoring tool using Java, XML, JSON and Python to monitor Windows and Linux, Websites and a Systems Up/Down state

Confidential

Systems Engineer, Denver, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise level SCOM Monitoring Engineer for Windows 2003, 2012 and Linux Systems
  • Deployed, configured and maintained SCOM Gateway Servers for cross Domain Enterprise wide monitoring
  • Deployed agents for monitoring of Servers across the Enterprise including, Forest wide, monitoring capability
  • Documented and submitted processes and procedures for gateway deployments and server monitoring
  • Created and maintained SCOM subscriber accounts and subscriptions
  • Built SCOM Web Consoles for use by Administrators to monitor Servers across the environment
  • Maintained Rules and Overrides for alerts to improve alert relevance for the environment
  • Used PowerShell scripts to produce weekly automated alert reports
  • Improved alerting and alert access by repairing web console access for Administrators via email alert links

Confidential

Systems Engineer, Denver, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise level systems administration and integration for Windows 2008 R2 Systems
  • Team Lead for Active Directory Working Group designed to clean up and stabilize the Active Directory
  • Team Member and Advisor on the Domain and Forest Functional Level Migration from 2003 to 2008 R2
  • Introduced Microsoft Best Practices methodology
  • Instructed team members on the process for removal of tombstoned and unhealthy Domain Controllers
  • Performed Patch Management, Server Backups and Monitoring tasks
  • Managed and instructed Team Members on GPO uses and management
  • Performed daily monitoring, backup, and operational tasks such as patching, hardening and virus cleanup
  • Developed and instructed team members in processes and procedures for monitoring and managing Systems Health to include replication monitoring, BPA reports gathering as well as OS, Physical and VM Server health reports gathering and analysis using Microsoft Best Practices and Microsoft tools

Obor Digital

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Domain Level systems administration and integration for Windows 2008 R2 Confidential networks
  • Instructed Marines in processes and procedures for systems integration and management
  • Instructed team members on Exchange 2010 administration tasks, processes and procedures
  • Advised Marines on plans for shrinking the network footprint for the Drawdown
  • Team Member for the Exchange 2003-2010 Migration
  • Uses PowerShell skills to automate mailbox moves from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 20010
  • Utilized VMware management tools to administer virtual server environment
  • Performed Patch Management Administration tasks and advised team members on SCCM issue resolutions
  • Developed and instructed team members on processes and procedures for migrating mailboxes form Exchange 2003 to 2010

Confidential

Systems Engineer, Denver, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise Level systems administration and integration for a Windows 2008 R2 global network
  • Built and maintained DC’s, Certificate, WSUS and other servers in Virtual and Cloud environments
  • Responsibilities include Active Directory administration, DNS, WSUS Patching and GPO management
  • Installed and configured Active Directory Federation Servers to establish Federated Trusts
  • Developed and implemented a plan to migrate several TB of user data across domains without data loss
  • Utilized VMware management tools to administer virtual servers throughout the enterprise

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Video Teleconferencing (VTC) support for the Command Staff at USFOR-A Headquarters
  • Administered cross domain Assured File Transfer Servers to improve availability of information
  • Provided training to customs in Assured File Transfer policies and procedures
  • Developed documentation for continuity in procedures for VTC setup and use for customers
  • Assisted in software testing and documentation for e-mail security and classification software
  • Performed Active Directory administration tasks for customers across Afghanistan

Confidential

Enterprise Engineer, Peterson AFB, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise Engineer for the 561st Network Operations Squadron at the I-NOS West
  • Configured and managed root domain, child domains, organization units and objects
  • Performed troubleshooting to resolved GPO problems across enterprise
  • Performed AD administration remotely to sites and domains throughout the enterprise
  • Monitored and identified replication interruptions between root and child domain controllers
  • Provided technical support to local Administrators at Air Force bases across the United States
  • Advised the government on appropriate AD policies and implemented approved polices
  • Provided hands-on and remote administration of Confidential servers throughout the enterprise
  • Documented and managed Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Servers throughout the enterprise
  • Ensured Domain Controllers in the forests had properly configured IPSec and STIG policies, providing security
  • Utilized VMware management tools to administer virtual servers throughout the enterprise

Confidential

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • CENTRIXS Systems Engineer at the Afghanistan Mission Network Operations Center for JNCC-A
  • Worked with CENTCOM, ISAF, SHAPE and NATO Coalition Administrators on global Systems issues
  • Performed Domain wide integration and monitoring for CENTRIXS Systems across Afghanistan
  • Provided tear ½ technical support and troubleshooting to Site Administrators in Afghanistan
  • Performed integration and maintenance for Domain Controllers, DHCP, Exchange and other servers
  • Performed Enterprise Level Active Directory administrative tasks
  • Performed troubleshooting to resolve GPO problems across the Domain
  • Monitored and resolved network connectivity issues across Confidential networks

Confidential

MIS Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Information Assurance patching and upgrades to maintain network security standards
  • Performed virus, malware and spyware detection and remediation in absence of onsite IASO
  • Maintained WSUS and Symantec Antivirus Servers and remediated detected security issues
  • Administered and maintained site 2003 Web Servers
  • Installed and Implemented web development tools such as Visual Studio and Expression web
  • Utilized programming languages such as HTML, Java, C++, C# and development skills using Visual Studio to maintain Confidential Intranet site

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Administered and maintained Exchange Server clusters and infrastructure for Confidential networks
  • Performed Information Assurance patching and upgrades to maintain network security standards
  • Performed Active Directory Administrative and GPO related tasks
  • Maintained File Servers, WSUS, Symantec Antivirus Servers, and Symantec Backup Servers
  • Performed troubleshooting for Kerberos and PKI authentication and Certificate Server issues

Confidential

Associate Database Administrator, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and managed Microsoft SQL servers and databases to expand company online catalogs
  • Assisted Management with design decisions involving database platforms and network integrations
  • Assisted developers with code development to improve database access and performance
  • Performed database backups as well as antivirus, scans to maintain network integrity and stability

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