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It Infrastructure Lead Resume

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Microsoft Technologies
  • Microsoft Systems Center (including SCCM 2012/1511, SCOM 2012, and DPM 2012)
  • Microsoft Hyper - V (including high-availability failover clustering and replication)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 implementation, automation, and security implementation
  • Microsoft Windows IIS including deployment in Docker containers / Windows Server 2016
  • DevOps and Automation
  • Microsoft PowerShell (v2 - 5) including .NET interop and automation tooling
  • Python, and Flask framework for systems automation tooling
  • Docker (including Windows Server 2016 and Linux), including Docker Daemon and Docker Swarm
  • Deployment and automation including TFS 2015 builds pushing to Docker containers
  • Networking & Storage
  • Diverse skillset for enterprise storage including experience with deployment of Dell EqualLogic, StarWind Virtual SAN, and Hyper-V replication technologies
  • Cloud Technology
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) with focus in Cloud Platform (Azure) and Infrastructure
  • Azure RM Templating and Automation
  • PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • AWS trained; including deployment of EC2 environments, CloudFormation, and VPC networking for hybrid cloud environments

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

IT Infrastructure Lead

Confidential

  • Managed multiple environment migrations to Azure cloud environment - including Development, Test, Training, and Backup/Disaster Recovery environments.
  • Organizational lead for Cloud Computing Imitative including pilot projects and competitive analysis of multiple cloud providers
  • Co-chair DevOps Working Group to support DevOps initiatives to increase the agility of systems and development teams. Including:
  • Rapid deployment of development builds to VMs and Docker Containers
  • Deployment strategy for mob-programming, team-shared development environments supporting rapid changes to application code
  • Planned and implemented phased deployment of initial Windows 2008 R2 Domain across three physical sites, including a later upgrade to a Server 2012 Forest Functional Level.
  • Oversaw the growth of an organizational IT infrastructure from supporting a total staff of 8 to a total staff of 40+, and an application user base of 5000+ across the Department of State and partner agencies.
  • Planned/implemented “Next Generation” infrastructure to meet requirements of senior software development engineers, including Windows Hyper-V clusters, and hot failover of application between geographically dispersed sites.
  • Oversaw implementation of contingency plans to enable real-time failover between dispersed sites. Conducted several all-staff tabletop exercises and functional exercises to confirm viability of said plan.
  • Implemented Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (2012 and 1511) to enable systems monitoring, patching, and deployment.
  • Applied multiple C# contributions to assist development team with application improvements related to systems infrastructure.
  • Two-time Superior Honor Group Award winner (USAID).

Sr. Systems Administrator

Confidential

  • Planned and executed a datacenter migration of company’s IT infrastructure.
  • Ensured seamless transition of Blackberry Enterprise Server into a high-availability cluster configuration on different hardware nodes including database migrations.
  • Maintain and generate enterprise scripts, including:
  • PowerShell system health monitoring script to track system uptime and utilization
  • Multiple PowerShell scripts to facilitate migration of user data and system data between hardware during datacenter migrations.
  • Implemented numerous quality management documents and procedures including enterprise password policy, backup testing, retention, and recovery procedures, and system uptime and utilization tracking.
  • Two times awarded with a company “Recognition of Excellence”.

Confidential

Manager of Network Administration

  • Hiring and training of staff per contract requirements
  • Ensure staff scheduling and coverage maintains compliance per contract requirements
  • Maintain and generate enterprise scripts, including:
  • PowerShell Scripts for off-hours on-call system checks
  • Multiple C# applications for enterprise-wide vulnerability fixes
  • Technical lead for remediation of Information Assurance identified vulnerabilities, in accordance with DoD requirements for network accreditation.
  • Mapped Blackberry Enterprise Server database schema for technical reference; determined methods to query and utilize the information stored in aforementioned database for more powerful administration of Blackberry Enterprise Server.

Sr. Systems Administrator

Confidential

  • Promoted to Confidential
  • Rebuilt and integrated new Backup Exec installation across two domains (Windows 2003 and 2008)
  • Wrote T-SQL to query the BES database directly to determine Operational Directive compliance when required
  • Trained and coached helpdesk and systems administration staff to pass certification exams and perform new duties
  • Tested and planned implementation of Common Access Card readers for Blackberry device security
  • Acted as technical lead for the following services, enterprise-wide:
  • Blackberry Enterprise Server (two domains, version 4.X and 5.X)
  • Symantec Backup Exec (two domains, version 12.5 and 2010)
  • SQL Server 2005, 2008

IT Specialist

Confidential

  • Managed Symantec (Veritas) Backup Exec implementation, including off-site backups
  • Designed and programmed small utilities using C# for users as needed
  • Monitored & maintained systems for a Windows 2003 Active Directory system, including Exchange 2003
  • Implemented a new ticketing and internal documentation system
  • Brought systems documentation system up-to-date and created more manageable documentation system
  • Troubleshot problems and educated end-users on PC desktop usage.
  • Coordinated testing and deployment of software for bus tracking systems with third party contractors
  • Evaluated & tested Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 for future production usage

Systems Administrator

Confidential

  • Primary individual responsible for the upkeep and monitoring of four 42U racks at the Equinix facility in Ashburn, VA
  • Designed and implemented company-wide Personal Computer backup solution
  • Coordinated with multiple software vendors for troubleshooting, installation, and maintenance of various software solutions used
  • Set up rotating backup auditing and software patching schedule for ‘managed’ customers
  • Managed several customer deployments from planning and research, to installation and actual launch

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