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Sr. Systems Administrator Resume

Fairview Park, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Enterprise Implementations | Systems Engineering | Data Migrations | Cloud | Information Security
  • Highly effective IT change agent with 10+ years of serving as an IT Project Manager/Systems Engineer in Confidential 1000 companies across multiple industries.
  • Diligent IT Project Manager offering a proven record of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects.
  • Business strategist; plan and manage multimillion - dollar projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, competitive advantage, and bottom-line gains.
  • Strong business and technology acumen.
  • Excellent communicator; leverage technical, business, and financial acumen to communicate effectively with business partners and respective stakeholders.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong conflict management, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Expert in PMI PMBOK project management methodologies.
  • Known for ability to produce high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.

SKILLS INCLUDE:

  • Application Architectures (HA/DR) Requirements Analysis Cross - Functional Supervision
  • Virtualization/Storage ROI Analysis Team Building & Mentoring
  • Systems Engineering Costing and Budgeting Client Relations & Presentations
  • Data Migrations/Integrations Project Scheduling Business & IT Planning
  • Enterprise Implementations Testing/QA/Rollout/Support Vendor Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Microsoft Project, Office/O365, Outlook, vSphere/vSAN, ADUC, Active Directory/Group Policy, AWS, RBAC, Networking, Packet Analysis (Wireshark), Endpoint Protection (Symantec, Palo Alto, Sophos, TrendMicro, McAfee), Intrusion Protection, Anti-Malware/Anti-Spam/Email Hygiene (Symantec, Barracuda, Red Condor, Proofpoint) DLP systems (Symantec, Dell/EMC), SSL/Certificate management, Microsoft Exchange, Data Retention (Veeam, Evault/Carbonite, Symantec NetBackup, Avamar, Data Domain).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Fairview Park, OH

Sr. Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Led design and rollout of robust EMC/Data Domain backup system.
  • Analyzed and mitigated risks, redirected implementation from Dell/EMC Avamar to Dell/EMC Networker product based on updated requirements, negotiated with sales reps, and retooled SOW based on new project priorities.
  • Documented business processes/workflows through stakeholder engagements and uploaded documents to document management system for team consumption.
  • Initiated, planned, executed, monitored and controlled and successfully closed server move project from on-premises locations (including iSCSI SAN storage arrays) to remote datacenters.
  • Actively support all infrastructure components from file/print, compute, storage, and Meraki switches.
  • Active Directory, Sophos Endpoint Protection, Barracuda email hygiene appliances and Airwatch MDM administration. Provided 24x7x365 support for on-premises Exchange 2013 email and ESXi 6.5 virtual server infrastructure.
  • Manage and stabilize Dell FC630 Blade Servers in Dell FX2 chassis, connected to Dell/EMC Compellent SC-4020 distributed SAN via Dell 4032 iSCSI switches. Updated firmware on all iSCSI stream components, including SAN.

Confidential

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Stabilize on-premises physical Exchange 2010 environment, and re-architected hospital SMTP stream for redundancy and prevent system outages.
  • Provide Tier-3 support of all outlook, email, mail flow, email hygiene, and email integration issues.
  • Plan, execute, monitor and control, domain consolidation/email migration project for two outlying business units, including product and vendor selection process, middleware implementation. Collaborate with vendor PM to develop project plan and manage implementation.
  • Assess, identify, and recommend solutions during strategic discussions with IT Director, Technical Supervisor, and Operations Manager regarding application access architectures, DLP, identity management, and hybrid/cloud.

Confidential, Salinas, CA

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project manage hardware refresh projects for remote locations, from procurement to installation, including rack installation, server deployment, networking components, and pdu’s for distributed MPLS network.
  • Coordinated telecom and server hardware delivery including installation/configuration for remote agricultural locations.
  • Provide tier-3 support for 650 users across infrastructure.
  • Coordinate and implement vSphere upgrade projects, VMWare host upgrades, patching, and remediation.
  • Collaborate with company executives on IT-initiatives, providing technical guidance, determining risk/mitigation strategies.

Confidential, Napa, CA

Sr. Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project management and solutions architecture responsibility for global winery consisting of 2500 employees.
  • Successfully managed numerous IT enterprise projects, on-time and under budget, through PMI project management lifecycle(s).
  • Coordinate project meetings; use engaging, informative and well-organized presentations.
  • Provide ROI analysis and root cause analysis for complex application architectures.

Confidential, Skokie, IL

Sr. Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management and Solutions Architecture responsibility for large Healthcare system, consisting of 4 integrated hospitals and 20,000 users in the Chicago region.
  • Serve as technical liaison between executives, vendors, departmental physicians, and intra-hospital teams on IT projects.
  • Successfully manage numerous IT enterprise and clinical departmental projects, on-time and under budget, through PMI project management lifecycle(s).
  • Triage technical issues with application, network, storage, and development teams.
  • Ensured necessary application components are monitored, with correct thresholds, and notifying appropriate personnel.
  • Coordinate project meetings; use engaging, informative and well-organized presentations.
  • Participated in weekly change management review council consisting of 25 departmental representatives.
  • Provide ROI analysis, developed business case proposals, and provided root cause analysis for complex application architectures.
  • Representative successful projects examples include:
  • Managed and implemented the deployment of 30+ clinical applications, and application access in large 750 server Citrix farm.
  • Enterprise-wide Exchange 2007 email migration project, including PST-file ingestion.
  • Enterprise mobility access/MDM for all clinical iPhones/iPads (900 devices).
  • P2V migrations of legacy FDA-compliant systems.
  • Intrusion protection technologies for internet-facing applications in DMZ.
  • Email security, and encryption/secure email technologies for security transmitting sensitive data.
  • Virtualization of pager notifications with serial-over-IP technologies.
  • Fax-over-IP technologies.
  • Block-level data replication technologies.
  • Server deployments.
  • Application migrations.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Sr. Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management and Solutions Architecture responsibility for large children’s hospital, consisting of 7500 users.
  • Serve as technical liaison between executives, vendors, departmental physicians, and intra-hospital teams on IT projects.
  • Successfully manage numerous IT enterprise and clinical departmental projects, on-time and under budget, through PMI project management lifecycle(s).
  • Triage technical issues with application, network, storage and development teams.
  • Ensured necessary application components are monitored, with correct thresholds, and notifying appropriate personnel.
  • Provide ROI analysis and root cause analysis for complex application architectures.
  • Managed the deployment of many clinical applications, ensuring conformance to requirements, and IT infrastructure policies.
  • Mobility MDM access for iPhone, iPad device encryption.
  • Assumed project lead on lagging Epic Hyperspace workstation deployment project for EMR roll-out. Worked tirelessly to ensure mobile workstations were ready for go-live date.
  • IT policy drafting and user training.
  • Server deployments.
  • Application migrations.
  • Coordinated application and server moves to hosted datacenters.

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