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Sr. Systems Engineer Resume

Chicago, IL

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software Knowledge: Amazon Web Services, VPC, Direct Connect, Route 53 DNS, Security Groups, Some CloudFormation scripting using .json, VPN Connections, EC2, IAM, RDS and Storage Gateway. VMware ESXi 4.0, 4.1, 5.0 and 5.5,VMotion, VMware VCenter Converter, VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 and 5.5, Windows NT, 2000, 2003, 2008, and 2012 Server; SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2012; Active Directory; Exchange 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013; Office 365 administration, SharePoint 2010; Group Policy implementations; DNS; WINS; DHCP; TCP/IP OSI stack; IIS, VPN; VEEAM client; Windows 95, 98, NT, XP, Vista, Windows7 and 10; Veritas Backup Exec, Commvault 9.0, Backup Exec, Arcserve IT, Symantec Veritas NetBackup, Remedy Trouble Ticketing; Microsoft Office 2000, 2003,2007, 2010 and 2013; MS Project; HPJet Admin; Viruscan Windows SUS; VNC remote software; Symantec Security Console; Symantec Endpoint Protection; Microsoft Forefront; OPENSSH; Blackberry Enterprise Server Administration; ZoneAlarm; QualysGuard Scans; NetWare 3.x 4.x 5x; SAS70 ; Visio documentation; Analyzing event logs; Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer, RSA enVision 4.0, WebEx with customers, Confidential Celerra Replication Manager. Squid Proxy Server.

Hardware Knowledge: NexGen Storage, Confidential Celerra NS - 120, IBM Blade Server H series; Compaq/HP; Dell Servers; SunFire 4170; Network Printers; Basic Switch configuration; Linksys, NETGEAR; D-Link; Cabling for workstations and servers; Compaq/HP; Dell; and Toshiba desktops; Toshiba and Dell laptops; Network trouble shooting; PDU; UPS; Qualys Scanning; Fluke DTX cable Analyzer; Triplett cable testing; SecurIDTokens; Raid Configurations; Racking and Stacking of Hardware equipment, enVision, iSCSI

Vendor & s: HP ; Compaq Technical ; Novell Quick start to Intranetware; Internet/Intranet Technologies; NDS Master ; WIN NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 Administration ; TCP/IP Infrastructure: Foundation for Enterprise Networks; Security software ; F5 Administration; PolyCom VSX7000a ; QualysGuard Certified Specialist; Juniper STRM ; RSA sales ; SAS70 ; VMware vSphere: Fast Track V4.1

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Sr. Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Amazon Web Service administration, VPC,Route53 DNS, EC2, CloudFormation .json
  • VMware administrator, ver 4.1, 5.0, and 5.5,vSphere client, vMotion
  • VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.0 and 5.5
  • Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013, and Office 365 administration
  • Active Directory admin, 2003, 2008, 2012. ADSI edit, ADManager, GPO admin
  • Commvault Simpana 9.0 administration
  • SQL 2005 and 2008 maintenance plans
  • WSUS 3.0 administration
  • Microsoft ForeFront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
  • Migration of Servers and applications
  • General data center services skills
  • Server Rack management and cable management
  • Strong Windows troubleshooting Experience
  • NexGen Storage Management and Celerra Replication Manager

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Windows Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Setup Server Hardware platforms
  • Setup and maintain Dell PowerVault Storage devices
  • Install, Microsoft 2003 R2 64bit OS on VMware 4.0 ESXi Servers
  • Install and maintain SQL 2005, perform backups and restores of custom databases
  • Install custom SQE Portals
  • Migration of Servers and applications
  • General data center services skills
  • Server Rack management and cable management
  • Strong Windows troubleshooting Experience

Confidential, Lisle, IL

Security Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Install, trouble shoot and maintain network security device called enVision
  • The RSA enVision 3-in-1 platform offers an effective security and information event management (SIEM) and log management solution, capable of collecting and analyzing large amounts of data in real-time, from any event source and in computing environments of any size. RSA enVision is easily scalable - eliminating the need for filtering and to deploy agents
  • Configured new servers and maintain OS service packs and hot fixes
  • Troubleshot any application and hardware issues
  • Created new containers, new accounts, security groups, modified existing accounts, and implemented Group Policy in Active Directory
  • Create custom alerts and reports

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Windows Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on a team of 3 Systems Administrators; collectively supporting over 500 servers
  • Solely responsible for 135 Windows 2000 and 2003 servers from the large environment
  • Created over 100 Windows 2003 Servers on VMware ESX 3.0.1 and worked with application teams to get their applications installed and ensured they ran efficiently
  • Built application servers on Windows 2003 Server and work with application development team to get software installed on the servers
  • Developed documentation for using the VMware environment and distributed it to the Administrators
  • Created new containers, new accounts, security groups, modified existing accounts, and implemented Group Policy in Active Directory
  • Project Management skills with rollouts, redesigns, and upgrades
  • Server OS Hardening procedures
  • Provided Network Security audits and recommendations to secure fortune 500 web sites
  • Performed Qualys Vulnerability Scanning and remediation plan development
  • Assisted the backup team with maintenance of the tape environment, performed backups and scheduled server backup jobs utilizing Veritas
  • Worked with application team to investigate process to migrate application servers to a new domain
  • Assisted in migrating servers to the new domains and was available to help resolve any issues that arose from the migration
  • Created documentation for upgrading third party applications
  • Assisted in the desktop and email migration including making sure that the users did not lose their desktop, were pointing to the correct mailbox and still had their .pst files after the migration was complete
  • Helped application team update their development servers with new software releases and then roll the updates into production after sufficient testing and monitoring was completed in the testing environment
  • Configured and maintained HP Proliant, Dell, and IBM servers
  • Migrated users, server and computer accounts to a new domain
  • Configured new servers and maintain OS service packs and hot fixes
  • Performed other duties including setting up new accounts; disable accounts; installing software updates on application servers and monitor server performance data

Confidential, Elk-Grove Village, IL

Technical Account Manager

Responsibilities:

  • 12 years of Data Center experience
  • Managed a team of five technicians
  • Active Directory support and trouble shooting
  • Disaster recovery planning and Implementation
  • Provided technical pre-sales and engineering support
  • Migrated Exchange 5.5 accounts to Exchange 2003 accounts
  • Maintained Exchange 5.5 and 2003 environments
  • Kept inventory of desktops and laptops; placed orders to replenish equipment as needed
  • Shipped equipment in the most cost effective manner possible
  • Helped create and maintain a library of desktop and laptop images
  • Configured all desktops and laptops for new employees
  • Setup desktops and laptops workstations
  • Troubleshot any application and hardware issues
  • PDU configuration
  • Data center skills such as installing/moving equipment on a large-scale basis
  • Cabling and trouble shooting
  • Maintained print servers; made sure that the newest printer drivers are installed and the OS updates are installed
  • Reserved IP addresses from DHCP scope for printers
  • Moved printers to new locations and re-added them to the network when necessary

Confidential, Elmhurst, IL

Senior Field Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for building and repairing Novell File Servers
  • Installation of Networks and other hardware restorations
  • Laptop and Desktop installs

Confidential, Deerfield, IL

Field Service Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for installing LAN’s
  • Experience with Novell, 3COM and Banyan servers
  • Trouble shoot Ethernet, ARCnet and Tokenring topologies
  • Authorized on Compaq, IBM and AST hardware systems

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Field Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for repairing and maintaining a wide variety of personal computers, impact and laser printers
  • Configuring systems, loading software, troubleshooting hardware and customer assistance

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