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Systems Administrator Resume

Ann Arbor, MI

SUMMARY:

  • Dynamic, self - assured, and accomplished IT solutions provider and administrator with more than 27 years providing high-performance IT resource optimization, systems and network management, business recovery administration, and user technical support administration in the academe, insurance, and global publishing industries.
  • Successfully configured fault-tolerant Windows systems for mission-critical computing platforms.
  • Led enterprise-wide network migration/upgrade to Ethernet, enhancing system reliability and performance that improved user productivity.
  • Implemented continuous improvements to optimize IT infrastructure for high systems availability.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with analytical and methodical thinking to resolve systems administration and technical issues even under stress.
  • Strong people management and interpersonal communication skills that inspire confidence while forging teamwork synergies with IT colleagues and users across diverse ethnicities.

KEY EXPERTISE:

  • Strategic IT Planning & Execution
  • IT Infrastructure Administration
  • Technical Service Administration
  • Systems QA Administration
  • Process/Workflow Improvement
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Systems/Data Security Management
  • Data & Network Operations Center Management
  • Disaster Recovery Administration
  • Relationship Management (Customers/Users, Stakeholders, & IT Vendors)
  • Staff Supervision & Development
  • Concurrent IT Project Management
  • Project Budget Management
  • Systems Configuration, Conversion, Upgrading, Migration & Integration
  • Stress & User Acceptance Testing
  • Post Project Support & Review
  • VMWare Design & Management
  • NOS Patches & Updates
  • VCloud Configuration
  • Server/Desktop/Mobile Hardware Maintenance & Configuration
  • Network Installation/Configuration
  • Avamar Back-Up Systems
  • MS Windows NT/98/XP/7/8/10 ( 2003/2008 & 2012 ), central & desktop/mobile

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided MS Windows system administration, VMware administration, including FTP server management and AD/DNS for central and remote user sites.
  • Also involved with the consolidation of remote sites to the central office.
  • Monitored Daily NetBackup jobs and restores
  • Assisted in monthly server patching using Shavlic software
  • Worked with SolarWinds for server monitoring

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided MS Windows system administration (4000 vm’s), network operating center (NOC) management, and VMware administration, including FTP server management and AD/DNS for central and remote user sites.
  • Managed a NOC team of 10 for a 24x7 operations center. Included Data Center Management, First response to client tickets and eclalations.
  • Designed and implemented high-availably (HA) configuration for mission-critical hardware and software installations that enabled hot standby operations and seamless failover transition to commissioned disaster recovery (DR) solutions.
  • Reconfigured company’s Backup Exec system to ensure efficient data redundancy & recovery operations.
  • Researched, recommended and implemented Avamar backup system enhancements that improved system reliability and performance, as well as enhancements to the vCloud computing environment.
  • Experience with MOM (Microsoft Operations Manager) and Intermapper for server monitoring and health
  • Provided troubleshooting, upgrades and patching of Windows vm’s

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

System Administrator / Desktop Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Provided strategic and tactical direction in managing and administering central and departmental servers on local area networks, including company websites, and business recovery systems, ensuring compliance with OS standards and homologated central and user applications.
  • Directed the implementation and performance tuning of Windows NT Server environment for client operations.
  • Implemented and administered major improvements over Token-Ring system that boosted sale force productivity.
  • Led and managed enterprise-wide Ethernet upgrade that significantly enhanced system and network performance.
  • Built and administered new file servers hosting company websites, as well as terminal servers, file/print sharing systems, and domain control performance.

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