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Windows/vmware Administrator Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Skilled and talented information technology professional with a focus on Microsoft Technologies including Active Directory and Group Policy. I am eager to share my knowledge and abilities with a high caliber and tech - savvy organization.
  • Goal oriented and able to work well under pressure.
  • Tenacious, knowledgeable, logical, resourceful problem-solver with “can-do” attitude.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively, personally and professionally, with clients and fellow workers.
  • Exceptional aptitude to learn new skills quickly and retain knowledge.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Sole administrator of a rollout of approximately 25 new machines overnight, in order to minimize downtime.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of VMware 4.x, and 5.x
  • Skilled in the operation and configuration of Microsoft Operating Systems including Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012.
  • Intimate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites .
  • In-depth knowledge of HP and IBM X Series Blade Server configurations.
  • Skilled in the configuration of SonicWall, Managed Switches, PoE, and Wireless Networks.
  • Knowledge of various imaging and recovery software packages.
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS X.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Windows/VMWare Administrator

  • Planning, Implementation and Administration of WSUS Server and Update Policies.
  • Planning, Implementation and Administration of Group Policy for Servers hosted in Local Data Center.
  • Planning, Implementation and Administration of a Central Managed Anti-Virus and Policies.
  • Planning and Implementation of a restructured Test Windows Domain in Server 2012.
  • Planning and Implementation of a restructured Production Active Directory, which included delegated permission at the OU and Sub OU levels for various departments.
  • Working closely with Applications Department and DBA’s to monitor performance of MSSQL Clusters.
  • Implementation of NPS Servers to Replace Aging IAS Servers for use with EduRoam.
  • Assist in supporting and reorganization of the VMware Environment.
  • Creation and Maintaining of Windows Templates to help speed up the deployment of Virtual Machines.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

System Administrator

  • Perform domain migration of approximately 800 servers using ADMT and PowerShell scripts to two different domains.
  • Meet downtime deadlines of 2 hour windows for server migrations.
  • Capacity planning for Virtual machine creation.
  • Build new virtual machines using company issued template for multiple different divisions.
  • Server inventory using VMCP and Spiceworks to get an accurate inventory count of servers that needed migration.
  • Assist in the decommission processes of servers that were no longer needed.

Confidential, Bellwood, IL

System Administrator

  • Install and configure VMware ESXi hosts and Windows Server 2003/2008 Operating Systems.
  • Perform network upgrades, including the expansion of DHCP range, and DNS maintenance.
  • Maintain Active Directory structure in Windows 2003 Domain Environment.
  • Implementation of Group Policy within the Organization.
  • Security configurations for Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
  • Administer ShoreTel IP/Analog phone system.
  • Responsible for maintenance, repair, and set-up of all workstations, printers, and network hardware.
  • Participate in 24 hour “on-call” system support scene and weekend support.
  • Point person for all company software issues and updates.
  • Primary contact for all vendors of proprietary software and wireless devices.

Confidential, Lansing, IL

Building Engineer

  • Responsible for building maintenance and up-keep of 300 hotel rooms.
  • Performed renovations to rooms by installing new furniture and fixtures.

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