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Senior Systems Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

A results - driven IT professional, with a TS/CI Poly clearance, experienced in all phases of system administration and project development: inception through completion and maintenance. Over 19 years of experience and sound judgment compliment a proven ability to grasp situational needs, determine priorities and deliver effective solutions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Active Directory: Over 18 years planning, migrating and administering Active Directory in every environment from small non-profit agencies to large enterprises with thousands of users

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator: Over 11 years of planning, deploying and supporting DISA s Confidential suite utilizing McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator. Deployed first ever implementation to US Army Corps of Engineers supporting over 40,000 users

VMware/HyperV: Over 11 years planning, implementing, supporting and managing the teams in support of virtualization efforts for the US Government. Helped to deploy first-ever VMware environment at US Army Corps of Engineers. Architected and deployed Hyper-V solution for FBI s Electronic Presentation Unit

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Operating Systems: Windows Server (NT - 2016), Windows Workstation (3.1 - 10)

Languages: PowerShell

Hardware/Systems: Dell, HP, Cisco

Skillset: Active Directory, DNS, WINS, DHCP, SQL, Microsoft System Center, VMware, Hyper-V, Exchange, Lync (Skype), HBSS, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, Docker

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement Active Directory domain consolidation, collapsing several domains into one domain based on mission requirements
  • Deploy Active Directory Group Policy Objects to satisfy security and permission security requirements
  • Plan and implement new virtual environment utilizing Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Test and implement monitoring solution utilizing Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager to improve system performance and availability
  • Implemented Active Directory best practices to increase system stability for critical applications
  • Plan and implement Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to control and manage software and operating systems to over 1000 systems from central location
  • Plan and implement McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (HBSS) in Development and Production environments consisting of over 1000 systems
  • Identified and recommended SQL performance tuning which resulted in disk latency decrease from 500+ ms to 15-25 ms

Confidential

Deputy Program Manager, Enterprise Operations Lead, Senior Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and deploy Active Directory domains in several new security enclaves and DMZ’s
  • Support and maintain Windows 2008R2 Active Directory infrastructure for the Bureau
  • Develop plan for PKI deployment to Consular Affairs users and workstations utilizing Active Directory GPO’s and WMI filters
  • In coordination with Security Operations plan, develop and implement Active Directory Group Policy Objects to enforce Department of State security requirements on servers, workstations and users
  • Develop internal SLA’s to support operations, disaster recovery and performance
  • Project manager and hands-on technical lead for Windows Upgrade, Exchange 2010 upgrade, EMC Data Domain Disaster Recovery solution and SCCM migration at 39 sites nationwide utilizing VMware 5.x and physical servers
  • Developed PowerShell scripts to automate routine functions, manage Active Directory and generate reports
  • Provide guidance and leadership during the development and deployment for first enterprise-level Red Hat Linux solution to the Bureau

Confidential

Principle Engineer, Systems/ Confidential Enterprise Administrator, Active Directory, Exchange

Responsibilities:

  • Led project to develop new virtual environment for Confidential servers.
  • Creating a new network environment and revamped existing virtual Confidential environment to better support increased traffic and customer demand
  • Configured Active Directory 2008 R2 virtual infrastructure utilizing VMware and configure systems for STIG compliance
  • Helped to draft change control process involved when making antivirus and system firewall security decisions and exceptions to policy
  • Complete overhaul of existing McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator infrastructure, policies and process to better reflect organizational units, policies and administration
  • Conduct root cause analysis on events and work with security teams to plan best course of action based on findings

Confidential

Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Technical and project lead for Confidential 4.5 upgrade at Confidential on a virtual infrastructure utilizing VMware
  • Developed and architected processes for migration from Confidential 4.0 to 4.5 platform to ensure smooth and effective migration of systems and policies
  • Implemented SQL performance enhancements based on Microsoft best practices

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Helped to plan, develop a server consolidation strategy to transition from physical to virtual infrastructure utilizing VMware ESX 4.0 on over 400 Windows servers in separate two data centers
  • Windows Systems project lead on an enterprise implementation of a multi-farm (Internet, Extranet, Intranet) deployment of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server utilizing VMware infrastructure
  • Implemented SQL 2005 and SQL 2008 clusters configured for various applications according to best practices providing best performing and maximum availability
  • Worked with members of network operations team to develop, plan and implement network design and load balancing solution to greatly improve SharePoint availability, reliability and performance
  • Served as project lead and point of contact for enterprise implementation of McAfee Confidential rollout on over 50,000 workstations and servers worldwide
  • Developed network, firewall and package deployment requirements to determine the best method of McAfee Agent deployment for Confidential rollout to the enterprise

Confidential

Enterprise Windows Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Part of a team that researched, tested and successfully deployed software to Citrix farm that was able to reduce Helpdesk Tickets by over 95%, saving hundreds of man-hours a year
  • Selected as the Windows Systems project lead and senior point of contact for enterprise-wide implementation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Worked with Microsoft consultant, US Army Corps of Engineers networking and information systems personnel to troubleshoot, test and develop policies governing the use of Groove collaboration software throughout the enterprise

Confidential

Enterprise Windows Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Set up computer networks (individual, wireless, classified and unclassified) at various locations on and off the Forward Operating Bases assigned to
  • Developed and led project to create and maintain a database of personnel and equipment within the company
  • Troubleshoot computer, network and hardware related issues

Confidential , Portland, Oregon

Computer Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and led program to develop, test and implement new system and network security policies, procedures and maintenance schedules that resulted in less than five hours unscheduled downtime during
  • Project lead for IT department during a multi-site office relocation project which included the complete redesign of the network and security architecture
  • Conducted periodic information system audits and employee interviews to improved network performance and enhance current policies
  • Developed, presented and implemented security, anti-spam and network policies and procedures

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