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Systems Engineer Resume

Dahlgren, VA

SUMMARY:

Information technology professional with 22 years of experience in a wide range of system administration roles and responsibilities; an accomplished engineer who can rapidly adapt to a variety of challenging environments. Demonstrated expertise in system development and design, installation and configuration, capacity planning, performance tuning and disaster recovery. Experienced leader with well - organized project management skills. Knowledgeable trainer of personnel with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software: CentOS/RHEL, VMware, Oracle Linux, Solaris, Windows Server/Workstation, HP UX, Citrix, OpenVMS, Nessus, SpacewalkJenkins, Git, trac, kickstart, MultiNet, Sidewinder, Sharepoint, Veritas Volume Manager, Solaris Volume Manager, Solstice Disksuite, Veritas Netbackup, Legato Networker, ARCserve Backup, HP Data Protector, DNS, WSUS, SCCM, BigFix, Solaris, BSM, Sendmail, MS Exchange, Oracle, SQL, mySQL, MS AD, Microsoft Office, EventTracker, WhatsUp Gold, SpectrumHP OpenView, Remedy, SolarWinds, IIS, Apache/Tomcat, FC, iSCSI, SAS, DNS/BIND, LDAP, SSH, FTP, DHCP, NFS, SMB, CshPerl, CGI, IDL

Hardware: Sun SPARC/x64/x86, HP Proliant/Integrity, Dell Poweredge, DEC VAX/Alpha, ZFS Storage, StorageTek, NetAppNexsan, Cisco Nexus, HP EVA, EMC CX, Infortrend, Raidtec, Qualstar, McData/Brocade fabric switches, SAN, NAS, FiberLAN hardware and cabling, network printers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Systems Engineer

Confidential, Dahlgren, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Provides system engineering for software development team maintaining all aspects of a system integration lab and tactical development environment
  • Researched and built network and system infrastructure to include physical and virtual environments
  • Provides standardization of development environment through the installation and operation of configuration management systems and continuous software integration
  • Maintains system optimization through software and hardware benchmark methodologies
  • On-going information assurance through system baselines, virus mitigation and vulnerability remediation

Systems Engineer

Confidential, Dahlgren, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Project lead for remote operational system, system integration lab and training environment Administers systems to coordinate with software development team to accomplish customer requests
  • Optimized and maintained virtual infrastructure for Sharepoint services in Active Directory environment
  • Provisions storage according to developmental needs and database requirements
  • Implements software builds according to policies and IA requirements
  • Performs vulnerability mitigation/remediation as well as all aspects of disaster planning

Lead SAN, HP UX, Windows System Administrator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as project leader for developing, assigning and coordinating duties and projects of system administrators
  • Develops, modifies and tests overall system backup and recovery strategies for all systems
  • Serves as the technical expert and focal point for installation, configuration and testing of hardware and software associated with multiple operating systems and hardware platforms
  • Serves as the senior system administrator responsible for planning, coordinating, modifying, implementing and troubleshooting to support customer needs
  • Analyses, evaluates and recommends hardware/software changes to various computer systems

System Administrator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all aspects of data center for Confidential
  • Implemented automated system update server
  • Redesigned and built Citrix XenApp Virtual Application system to provide remote access capability to Confidential
  • Consolidated data center systems to blade infrastructure to reduce footprint and ensure availability
  • Designing systems to facilitate continuity of operations

Senior SAN, Solaris, Windows System Administrator

Confidential, River, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented Storage Area Network for real-time flight test data acquisition.
  • Built contractor site and implement disaster recovery system and improved data processing capability
  • Redesigned remote project site and improved operations efficiency
  • Reduced number of legacy systems by porting services and databases from obsolete operating systems to current environment
  • Redesigned and upgraded backup and recovery system and implemented hierarchal storage management system
  • Developed virtual telemetry data processing system to provide remote data transfer and acquisition

Senior SAN, Solaris, Windows, VMS System Administrator

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all aspects of two datacenters in support of Windsat and SSMI satellite projects
  • Designed and installed network of multiple servers to process incoming telemetry
  • Planned and configured Storage Area Network to capture and store incoming and processed data
  • Developed and implemented dual backup systems and disaster recovery plans and procedures for servers and users
  • Maintains and upgrades all software to current versions and patch levels
  • Monitors, tunes and upgrades hardware and software to accommodate increasing workload and capacity
  • Installed and configured systems to audit security and ensure compliance with base-level requirements
  • Researches and resolves all outages and performance issues

Security, Windows System Administrator

Confidential, Andrews AFB, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the classified data center in support of the 231st Combat Communications world-wide missions
  • Assembles and configures mobile systems, offering automated data processing services to users in remote, mission critical venues
  • Maintains multiple servers running email, outage tracking and network monitoring software
  • Primary point of contact for proxy and firewall security
  • Monitors network infrastructure, working with maintenance personnel to resolve outages

SAN, Solaris, Windows System Administrator

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of classified LAN of multiple Sun and 2000 servers to numerous users in support of
  • Department of Justice A12 Litigation Team
  • Maintained Sun enterprise servers running RAID software, arrays and autoloaders
  • Preserved volume management with Veritas and Solstice software, upgraded Veritas software
  • Consolidated multiple systems eliminating old platforms, installed fiber channels and upgraded storage devices
  • Recovered failed systems and implemented disaster recovery procedures Performed operating system upgrades, patches and modifications
  • Developed unix shell and perl scripts to automate administration tasks
  • Migrated mail system from Groupwise to Exchange Mentored personnel on system administration procedures

Solaris, VMS System Administrator

Confidential, Robins AFB, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Performed daily builds of multiple classified DEC VAX servers and Alpha workstations, installed on aircraft in support of Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) global flight missions
  • Maintained mobile classified systems in support of real world contingencies, performed system builds and data recovery for intelligence analysis
  • Managed large inventory of imagery databases, modified as requested by user Integrated Sun systems into existing environment to retrieve and process imagery data Maintained volume management Solstice software
  • Implemented hardware and software modifications according to mission plans and user requirements

Windows System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided classified and unclassified network resources on multiple NT and 2000 file and database servers to numerous users in support of Operation Southern Watch
  • Responsible for Defense Messaging Systems and AUTODIN circuits as well as local email systems
  • Implemented HP OpenView network monitoring system, and modified outage-tracking Access database Supervised small groups responding to outages and user trouble calls
  • Upgraded and maintained LAN infrastructure producing a higher network capability
  • Implemented ARCserve backup and recovery system and procedures
  • Performed new builds, patches and upgrades to local and remote systems
  • Monitored system security and user activity Developed operating procedures for incoming personnel

Solaris System Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of system administration and security of a classified LAN of multiple high availability Sun servers and workstations providing round the clock access to users of Contingency Theater
  • Performed new builds, patches and upgrades to local and remote systems Maintain volume management software Supervised shift, overseeing system operations and responding to hardware and software failures Performed system backups and maintained recovery procedures, recovered failed systems with minimal downtime
  • Developed shell scripts to help automate daily operations Generated system activity and outage tracking reports Monitored system security and user activity
  • Developed training procedures for apprentice administrators

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