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Senior Systems Engineer Resume

Lewisville, TX

SUMMARY:

  • High - Performance IT Expert with Extensive Career
  • IT Design, Implementation & Support
  • Citrix, Active Directory & Windows OS SystemsDriven IT professional that has strong and diverse background in designing and implementing Citrix solutions and provide on-time delivery of aggressive project goals.
  • Qualified technical lead with proven track record of building and implementing effective, cost-saving IT strategies for high-profile companies and clientele.
  • Well-rounded candidate who has attained certifications in a number of key systems, including Citrix, Confidential, Cisco and Novell.
  • Versatile leader who consistently accomplishes extensive consolidations, integrations and reorganizations in complex IT environments.
  • Dynamic supervisor who is excited for new leadership opportunities in the design and architecture side of the IT industry.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Application Development
  • IT Consolidation
  • Servers & Networks
  • Team Building
  • Audit & Compliance Reports
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technical Support
  • Troubleshooting
  • Automation

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows NT 4/2000/2003/2008 , Windows XP/7, Sun Solaris 7/ 8, Linux and Novell 3.x/4.x./5.x.

Middleware: Citrix XENAPP 4.5/5.0, XENDESKTOP 4.0, Citrix Access Gateway/NETSCALER

Hardware: HP, Compaq Proliant, Dell, IBM (both Intel and iSeries processors), NCR servers and desktops; Sun servers and workstations; rack-mounted servers, hard drives, memory, external storage and Raid controllers

Virtual Servers: XEN Server, VMWARE ESX, Windows Server 2005, Virtual PC

Web Servers: MS IIS 4.0/IIS 5.0, iPlanet, BEA Weblogic

Databases: Oracle 9i/10G, MS Sql 6.5/7.0/2000/2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Lewisville, TX

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Serve in vital role as subject-matter expert for all aspects of Citrix implementation and management.
  • Collaborate with a team of 4 IT professionals on overarching strategic goals.
  • Design and install long-lasting, effective solutions for more than 8K subscribers for XenApp, 1500 Xendesktop seats and 600 applications for Citrix. Handle evaluation and processing of all audit and compliance reports.
  • Consistently designed and delivered effective IT solutions within agreed-upon specifications; met all milestones on regular basis.
  • Well rounded in building unique published application/desktop environments as well as VDI environment.
  • Received positive feedback from superiors, leading to enhanced responsibilities.
  • Attained stellar customer feedback ratings for on-time deliveries and maintenance issues.
  • Began tenure at the company working on Confidential and Confidential Exchange migrations and implementations; gradually moved into specialist role for all Citrix solutions.
  • Designed and implemented variety of infrastructure upgrades and servers, including XenDesktop 2.0/4.0/5.6 Infrastructure, XenApp, DDC, PVS, Xen Server, Web Interface and Netscalers running CAG software.
  • Rolled out XenApp 6.5 farm for migration from XA 4.5 farm.
  • Skillfully consolidated Citrix farms to 64-bit shared farm; reduced physical server count substantially with multiple data center consolidations; servers included: Biscom Fax, WINS and Application.
  • Migrated Active Directory from Windows NT4.0/2000 domains to Windows 2003 native domain.
  • Gained expertise in batch scripting, VBScript and PowerShell.

Confidential, Irving, TX

Enterprise Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw all aspects of Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory throughout the tenure of a fast-paced contract position with clearly stated goals and aggressive timelines.
  • Managed entire IT lifecycle, including design, installation, configuration and support.
  • Built collaborative partnerships with numerous Fortune 1000 companies, providing expert technical support on Active Directory.
  • Strategically identified all problem areas and designed solutions to address all outlying issues.
  • Support included: AD replication, FRS, group policies, account lockouts, DFS, EFS, certificate services, Seize, Transfer FSMO and disaster recovery.

Tools: included: NTDSUTIL, EFSINFO, DFSUTIL, FRSDIAG, NETDIAG, DCDIAG and REPADMIN.

Confidential, Fort Worth, TX

System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Expertly coordinated IT technical support in both corporate headquarter data center and remote locations.
  • Gained vital proficiency in Active Directory’s advanced features, including group policy, organization units, directory, file structure, quotas, web sharing and replication.
  • Optimized many systems administration areas with constant, thorough performance and security monitoring; coordinated service packs, security patches and antivirus updates.
  • Streamlined operations and cut costs by automating administrative maintenance using Shell script, VBScript, WSH and ADSI.
  • Supported middleware that included MSCS, IIS 4.0/5.0, SQL 7.0 and Citrix Metaframe 1.8 based servers.
  • Configurations included DHCP, DNS, WINS File, Print, FTP and web servers.

Senior Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Served in leadership capacity over 24/7 data center, ensuring smooth operations of all Windows NT, Novell and web servers.
  • Installed and configured Windows terminal servers 4.0 and Citrix Metaframe 1.8. Managed trust relationships and handled maintenance/support, performance tuning, security, disk/volume management, backups and user admin.
  • Resolved numerous problems by utilizing Windows troubleshooting tools.
  • Evaluated performance and security logs, obtaining important information on networks and computers.
  • Configurations included DHCP, DNS, WINS, GSNW, CSNW, RAID 5 and RAID 1.
  • Rolled out Y2K compliant desktops, in concert with team of support engineers; shadowed clients to diagnose application problems.
  • Supported Cisco switches, routers, X.25/X.400/SMTP/NT Gateways, Modem Eliminators, Token Ring, Ethernet, Confidential Mux and Fiber Mux.
  • Overhauled anti-virus program for entire enterprise network.

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