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Server Systems Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Highly motivated and skilled Information Technology Professional seeks challenging career advancement within dynamic, high growth organization that welcomes fresh ideas, initiative, dedication, and experience.
  • Exceptional ability to work under high pressure, offering 20+ years of high profile systems design, development and management experience combined with 12+ years of employee management, utilizing innovative techniques and solid management acumen, complimented by a proven ability to build high - level employer confidence and satisfaction.
  • Ability to increase organizational effectiveness and staff skill level through training and awareness of best practices
  • Unique blend of technical experience, administrative skills and team-building capabilities
  • Mastery of all phases of project development life cycle, including requirements analysis, specifications development, application design, implementation, data conversion, design review, and system testing
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with all involved parties to ensure the development of viable business solutions to technical issues
  • Ability to manage complex systems spanning multiple platforms and multiple functionalities
  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building capabilities in the professional environment as well as through active community involvement
  • Ability to cultivate trust and respect through open communication and shared goals among various business units

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • IT Management
  • Network Engineering
  • Citrix Engineer\Administration
  • Active Directory/File Security Manager
  • VMWare Engineer\Administration
  • Network Design / Architecture
  • Local Area Networks (LAN)
  • Wide Area Networks (WAN
  • Help Desk Management
  • Data Center Management / Design
  • Altiris Administration
  • System Automation
  • Server Configuration
  • Security Systems Management
  • Hardware Installation
  • Software Configuration
  • Remote Software Deployment
  • Patch Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Process Analysis
  • Business Communications
  • Sales / Marketing Management
  • Risk Management/Disaster Recovery Analyst
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Database Management
  • Policy Development
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Grant Writing
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Training & Development
  • TCP/IP Configuration
  • Change Management Monitoring

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware: Cisco, Bay, 3Com Network Router, Switches, Hubs; Compaq/HP Proliant Servers and EVO workstations, Dell Servers and Optiplex/Demension/Inspiron Workstations, and IBM Server Equipment; Printers; Modem Banks & Servers; Remote Exchange Servers; Fax Servers; CD Servers; Blade Servers; SNAP & Clustered Servers; SAN Storage Systems; Compaq/HP, Dell, IBM, Toshiba, Panasonic, NEC, Gateway (Workstations, Laptops, Tablets, Rough Laptops / Tablets), NetApp. Blades

Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Server & Windows 2000 Advanced Server. Windows Server 2003; Windows 2008, Netware 3 12, Netware 4.1, Netware 4.11 (Internetware), and Netware 5.1 with Zenworks2.0. 3.2, 4.X; MVS Operating System; Citrix Metaframe 1.8, XP and XAP; Mac OS 9.x; Mac OS X;

Email Systems: MS Mail; Lotus Notes R4; Lotus Notes R5, R6; Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft Outlook

Networking: Cisco; BayNetworks; 3Com; Console One; Firewall; Hubs/Routers; LAN/WAN; TCP/IP; ZEN Workstation Remote Control; Desktop Athority

Network Monitoring: HP Openview, Managewise, Sniffer Basic, Landesk Manager, and Optivity (Baynetworks).NetIQ, Bindview, Script Logic File Auditor and Active Administrator

Patch Management Altiris, Novell Zenworks, LanDesk, PatchLink, WSUS:

Database Systems: MS Access; Fox Pro; Oracle; SQL; Sybase

Disaster Recovery: Ghost 5.0, Windows Sysdif, Power Quest Workstation and Server Image& V2I; Alita Kathleen D. Harber Page 6 ERD; Symantec Live State Recovery for Server; Ghost Suite; Veritas Backup Exec; Archsoft Backup for Netware and Windows, Active Admin

Desktop Software: Productivity Software; Microsoft Office Professional Suite 2003, MS Access; Corel WordPerfect Office Professional 2002; Visio, CorelDraw Graphics Suite 10.0; Flow master, Acrobat 6.0 Adobe PageMaker Plus 6.5; Adobe PageMaker Plus 7.0; Adobe Photoshop 5.5; Adobe Photoshop 7.0; Oracle; PeopleSoft; SAP

Virus Applications: McAfee Virus Scan; Norton Antivirus; Virex Anti-virus software; Trend, Fprot, Symantec Norton Utilities 2002, Dr. Solomon's, Inversible, ForFront

R & D: ISI ResearchSoft EndNote 6.0; ISI ResearchSoft Reference Manager 10.0; ISI ResearchSoft Reference Manager 9.0; Utilities/Communications; Nortel VPN Connectivity; Symantec Norton Utilities 2002; Symantec WinFax Pro; WinZip;

Project Management: Microsoft Project 2000; Microsoft Project 2002; Primavera, Expedition

Virtual Systems: VMWare 5.1 & 5.5, HyperV, Unidesk, XenDesktop & XenServer

Storage: NetApp

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Server Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot Citrix Issues
  • Troubleshoot, Upgrade & Manage VMWare
  • Manage Backup Environment (NetBackup, Arcserve)
  • Server Build, Management and Maintenance
  • Storage Troubleshoot & Maintenance

Confidential

Citrix\Terminal Server Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager & Engineer for upgrading from XenApp 4.5 & 6.5 to 7.6 environment with Provisioning Services, Storefront, and VDI. Replaces all NetScalers, Mass upgrade of Citrix Reciever from 3.4.2 to 4.4. Application Development & Merger, Provisioning Services, Supervised a team of Engineers, Project Managers and other application staff. Over a 1.7 million dollar project. Came in under budget and ahead of schedule. 1.5 Million Dollar Project came in on time and in Budget.
  • Wireless Remediation on the wireless carts.
  • Management and Stabilization of High Level Citrix Environment and Server Troubleshooting. Versions 4.5, 6.5
  • Upgrade and Merge XenApp application to the new XenApp 7.6 Provisioned Environment.
  • Create\Manage Virtual Desktops (VDI).
  • Xen Server Creation and Administration.
  • Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 on physical and VMWare platform
  • GPO creation and maintenance
  • Work with application owners to get software loaded and operational in Citrix Environment (to include Epic)
  • Performance Analysis of Citrix Server and Environment.
  • Netscaler Monitoring and Support
  • The Citrix Environment comprised 500 Virtual Servers (HyperV, Citrix, and VMWare) Epic Environment encompassed 200 Citrix Servers on its own.
  • We supported over 26000 users at the main hospital and across 17 satellite clinics.
  • Project Manager for 2003-2008 server upgrades. Included Varient, 3com, PenRad, NMis, Zettler Nurse Call, MUSE, Midas, Sandhill, Epic, Responder 5, Raisers Edge, and Crystal Reports Server.
  • Installed/Upgrade and worked with vendors to install MUSE, Midas, Sandhill, Zettler NurseCall, PenRad, NMis, Lotus Notes, Epic, Responder 5, Raisers Edge, Crystal Reports Server, etc…..

Confidential

Server Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager and Principle Consultant
  • Evaluate Backup Procedures for Server Backups (Windows and Unix).
  • Make sure backup meet Audit Requirements.
  • Setup automated processes around all manual processes. Setting all servers and backups log to be captured in SCOM Ticketing system
  • Setup Automated Server Build process
  • Setup a process to search for UPS and Storage Web access without passwords
  • Privilege Access Audit for AD and Server Admin Groups. Setup Methodology to keep the groups clean and alert when someone breaches security
  • F Vulnerability Scanning
  • Develop a functioning Plan for Server Patching
  • Access Review, AD, Applications and Unix Apps
  • Web Security Revie
  • Evaluate the systems for any other areas that can be breached.
  • Patched over 800 physical and virtual servers…
  • This Branch support over 8000 users
  • Fixed Servers that the SCCM and McAfee agent did not work.

Confidential

Citrix\Terminal Server Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • XenDesktop 7.6 VDI Environment Architect\Manager - Supervised 1 employee
  • Project Manager for the VDI Redesign, Build and Installation
  • VMWare Management - Create and Manager Virtual Servers with High Availability.
  • Switched this company from AppSense to Unidesk Manager.
  • Unidesk Manager - Rebuilt Environment, Create Desktops, Create Software Layers, Deploy VDI desktops.
  • Upgraded Domain from 2008 to 2012 functional level.
  • Develop & Manage the XenApp 6.5 and 7.6 Environment.
  • Work with application owners to get software loaded and operational in Citrix Environment.
  • Performance Analysis of Citrix Server and Environment.
  • McAfee Security - Releasing files after being quarantined block or restricted via email.
  • Exchange 2010 Mgmt. (create exchange groups and users)
  • Active Directory Management (user creation, group creation, DNS entries, DHCP reservations)
  • NetScaler Management
  • They have100 virtual and physical servers
  • Blades for the Citrix Environment. Clustered SQL Servers.
  • Support 100-200 users with Citrix.

Confidential

Citrix\Terminal Server Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • XenServer and XenApp Terminal Server Management and High Level Citrix Environment and Server Troubleshooting. XenApp Versions 4.5, 6.5, XenServer 6.0, and XenDesktop
  • Upgrade and Merge XenApp application to the new XenApp Environment.
  • Create\Manage Virtual Desktops XenDesktop.
  • Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 on physical and VMWare platform 5.1
  • GPO creation and maintenance
  • Citrix Upgrade and Migration Project to a new XenApp 6.5 Environment on VMWare Platform.
  • Work with application owners to get software loaded and operational in Citrix Environment.
  • Performance Analysis of Citrix Server and Environment.
  • Netscaler Monitoring and Support
  • The Citrix Environment comprised 500 Virtual Servers (HyperV, Citrix, and VMWare) on 3 servers with 4-6 blades in each.
  • Epic encompassed 200 servers on its own.
  • We supported over 8000 users at the main hospital and across satellite clinics.

Confidential

Citrix\Terminal Server Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Citrix and Terminal Services Management and High Level XenApp 5.1 Environment and Server Troubleshooting. Assisting with the design and development of the new Citrix Environment (Windows 2012 and XenApp 7.6 and XenDesktop)
  • Citrix/Terminal Server Creation and Administration. Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 on physical and VMWare platform
  • Application Upgrade and Maintenance
  • GPO creation and maintenance
  • Citrix Upgrade and Migration Project
  • SCOM Application Deployment
  • Work with application owners to get software loaded and operational in Citrix Environment.
  • Performance Analysis of Citrix Server and Environment.
  • Supported over 500 Citrix Servers all VMWare Servers.

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