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Systems Engineer Resume

West Chester, PA

SUMMARY:

To obtain a position in the field of Information Technology with major responsibilities that will effectively utilize my technical, organizational, leadership and communication skills.

EXPERIENCE:

Systems Engineer

Confidential, West Chester, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Windows Server support of over 1500 nodes. Mix of Virtual and Physical platforms.
  • Team oriented environment consisting of 13 Systems Administrators.
  • Mixed environment: Server 2003 and 2008. HP Physical hardware as well as Blade Chassis. Currently over 70% virtualized.
  • Primary Responsibilities
  • Virtual Engineer - VMWare ESXi 5.1
  • Environment consists of up to 75 ESX Hosts.
  • Support of VDI (VMware View 5.1) Infrastructure which consists of 3 DataCenter Clusters and up to 30 ESXi Hosts.

Confidential

Engineer/Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and Implemented XenApp 6.5 infrastructure with strong emphasis on Fault Tolerance
  • 30+ server node farm and quickly growing.
  • XenApp is now being used in conjunction with our VMWare VDI environment and the goal is to present over 95% of our applications to our clients via our XenApp environment.
  • Currently in the process of implementing Cloud Gateway to help support BYOD initiative.
  • StoreFront currently front ended to our user base. In the process of implementing Citrix Netscaler appliances.

Confidential

Enterprise Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • 10,000+ mailboxes.
  • Mobile devices support (IOS).
  • Currently part of design team to globalize Exchange as the Unified platform for all countries. On Premise Exchange 2013.
  • Active Directory and Group Policy Engineer
  • Forest and Domain Level is at 2008 R2.
  • Responsible for pushing Group Policies based on specific defined Security parameters set forth by IT Security department.
  • Currently part of the design team of globalizing Active Directory environment by developing a Central Resource domain in which all countries can migrate to.
  • Project Management
  • We work closely with other groups to implement 3rd party and custom built applications to the Enterprise.
  • Planning and coordination between departments and vendors is done through our group.
  • Environment consists of 2007 and 2010 SP Farms.
  • Recently designed and implemented web facing SP 2010 environment consisting of 6 server nodes and 2 back end SQL 2012 Database nodes with AlwaysOn functionality.

Systems Engineer/IT Manager

Confidential, Kennett Square, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Management of entire company IT Infrastructure
  • Organization consisted of over 500+ employees. 1 Corporate Office and 20 Remote Sites.
  • Actively in charge of several Projects which include but not limited to:
  • Planning/Coordinating and implementing opening of new facilities.
  • Planning/Coordinating and implementing business mergers.
  • Server Administration
  • Server Farm consisted of Microsoft Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2
  • Complete Domain Implementation and Design, Active Directory Architecture, Group Policy Administration, DHCP and DNS Administration, Print Server, Terminal Servers 2008.
  • Designed new Global Domain for Confidential Group with emphasis on design and security throughout the domain infrastructure between separate business venture sites.
  • Developed Terminal Server environment for remote deployment of software applications using TS RemoteApp technology via GPP. TS environment was also used for our generic user accounts via Remote Desktop access.
  • Application and Policies Deployment via GPO and GPP.
  • Printer Deployment throughout domain via GPO and GPP.
  • All systems were updated and patched using WSUS.
  • MS Exchange Server 2007 Development and Administration
  • Transitioned from POP3 mail to total Exchange driven environment. Transition completed with over 500+ users. PST files imported into Exchange environment using Shell commands.
  • Implemented remote email access by means of OWA.
  • Mobile Device Integration - Active Sync for IPhone and Android Users. BES for Blackberry users. Security Policies enforced for all handheld devices.
  • Multi-Domain environment: Created specific E-Mail address Policies ensuring users inherit correct domain addresses.
  • Configured various Distribution and Dynamic Groups.
  • Created Multiple GAL’s.
  • Implemented Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) for our corporate consultants with emphasis of enforcing corporate handheld policies on each device.
  • VMWare ESX Infrastructure 3.5
  • Virtualized all production servers throughout company domain. Total environment consists of 50+ virtual machines both centrally located at main data center and at all remote locations (20 Total Remote Sites)
  • Monitored Utilization of existing VM’s. Reallocated disk space and memory as needed.
  • Managed Snapshots of VM’s.
  • Performed migration and cloning of VM’s based on testing, server utilization, and upgrade prep.
  • Routinely monitored performance of all remote site VM’s
  • Devised Disaster Recovery plan to consist of full VM replication to offsite Data Center.
  • Symantec BackupExec
  • Implementation and administration of all company system backups to tape.
  • Backups consists of Virtual Machines, DFS File Replication, Server System States, and Microsoft Exchange Server Mail.
  • Storage Array
  • Implementation of Dell EquaLogic Storage Array.
  • Configured Storage Array with various Data Stores for Exchange Server, File Servers, and Server storage locations
  • Configured automated hourly and daily snapshots of each data store.
  • Anti Virus & Spam Filters
  • Implemented Anti Virus protection using ESET Nod32 for all workstations and servers.
  • Implemented Barracuda Spam filter for the Exchange system.
  • Web Filter
  • Implemented Barracuda Purewire SaaS Web Filter throughout entire domain infrastructure.
  • WiFi Infrastructure
  • Developed a Mixed Infrastructure for both Guest Networks and Enterprise System Access.
  • PEAP Authentication used for Enterprise Access for authentication with AD and deployed via GPO.
  • Configuration and Implementation of all Network Related Devices
  • Cisco Series Routers and Firewalls: 1800 Series, PIX/ASA
  • Cisco Aironet Access Points
  • HP ProCurve Switches
  • VLAN Configuration

Systems Administrator

Confidential, Exton, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Administers MS Server 2003 for entire Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West Regions
  • Administration of Active Directory and File Management
  • Daily storage backups of servers and Lotus Notes using Symantec Backup Exec
  • System Management Server (SMS) administration team
  • Administration of Symantec Anti-Virus Server Edition 10.0
  • Administration of Symantec Sygate Firewall Protection
  • Security Administration (Cisco Platforms)
  • In Final stages of completing a DMVPN network between entire Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West Regions
  • Experienced in Tunnel Routing company branches through the two main OpCo’s in MA and MW
  • Configuration of 2821 routers and 1811w routers for the DMVPN network

Network Support Technician

Confidential, Edinburg, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Researched and found solutions for various networking issues, including: hardware and software devices such as DSL or cable modems, routers, ethernet and dial-up connections
  • Experience with the basic commands of Cisco, HP, and Nortel switches
  • Trained new employees in becoming familiar with the basic procedures used to troubleshoot networking and database application issues, also with gaining access to field switches

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