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Solutions Engineer Resume

Columbus, OH


  • Highly accomplished network, systems and security engineering professional with 14 years of experience in designing, deploying, migrating and supporting critical multi - site redundant network environments.
  • Expert at leading complex multistage projects.
  • Proven ability to manage all phases of installation, monitoring, and administration.
  • Outstanding mentoring skills.
  • Exceptional technical-to-business communication skills.


Confidential, Columbus, OH

Solutions Engineer


  • Microsoft Subject Matter Expert
  • Project Manager/Implementation
  • Installation/Configuration of HP ISCSI SAN equipment
  • Installation/Configuration of EMC SAN
  • Exchange 2010 Engineer
  • Cisco UCS
  • Hyper V Engineer
  • VMware Engineer
  • Microsoft System Center 2012
  • Windows Server 2008/AD engineer
  • AD migrations(Cross forest/multi-domain)
  • IIS 7 Security
  • GPO modeling and implementation
  • Cisco Switch Configurations
  • Firewall specialist (Cisco, Untangle, juniper, fortigate, Iprism)

Confidential, Upper Sandusky, OH

Server Engineer


  • Managed Mixed 2003/2008 Environment
  • Managed Large ESX 4.1 Environment (80 servers)
  • Supported Multiple sites throughout US
  • Responsible for Patch management/Software Deployment
  • Dell Kace k1000/k2000 deployment
  • WSUS 3.0
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
  • Managed OS/desktop rollouts
  • Exchange 2010 admin supporting 1200 users
  • Veeam Backup and Replication
  • Exagrid Deduplication for SAN environment
  • Managed Dell Equallogic groups to include snapshot management and clones
  • Designed/Implemented power management solutions
  • Cisco Unity VOIP
  • Backup Exec 10 R3
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.5
  • Managed Print environment
  • Developed Server/PC Lifecycle

Confidential, Bellevue, OH)



  • Professional Managed Services for Government, Healthcare and Manufacturing companies
  • Experienced in enterprise level network design, administration, and support, project management, design/implementation/support of all phases of projects
  • Enterprise Systems Design and Architecture
  • Network Design, implementation, and repair
  • Virtualization solutions (VMware, Sun, Hyper-V)
  • High Speed Storage Networks
  • Cisco, Adtran, Dell, and HP Network Support
  • AD design, implementation
  • Expert with Adtran, Cisco, Juniper, and St. Bernard Firewalls
  • Shoretel VOIP Engineer
  • Design and implementation of new SAN/VM and Cisco infrastructure upgrade for Ottawa County
  • Exchange 2007/2010 Design and Implementation
  • Veeam Replication and Backup for VM
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise, and Small Business
  • Windows Server 2003 all
  • Disaster Recovery Planning, implementation and testing.
  • Custom SharePoint Implementations
  • Help Desk, ticket and asset management solutions
  • IIS 6.0/7
  • Vipre Enterprise Antivirus/Antispam implementation
  • GFI Mail Essentials and mail Archiving for 2007/2010 Exchange
  • Backup Exec 10/11/12
  • Customers include: City of Bellevue, Ottawa County, Riverview Healthcare Campus, Riverview Industries.

Confidential, Oregon, Ohio

System/Network Engineer


  • Provided onsite engineering and technical services.
  • Provided Networking and Hardware support, design, and implementation.
  • Designed backup/disaster recovery for city wide deployment of systems to include LEADS and CODY
  • Installed and managed Security system for Police Department and Courts.
  • Optimized LAN and WAN configuration and hardware to reduce downtime.
  • Implementation of VM ESXi Virtualization
  • Exchange 2007, 2003 engineer
  • Managed Radius VPN access for City Employees
  • Deployed and supported city wide server/desktop migration
  • Provided Professional Services and consultation on life cycle/leasing of servers and workstations
  • Provided hardware/networking support to city job specific vendors.
  • Managed accountability and documentation for city hardware and intellectual property
  • Provided Networking/system support, design, and implementation for multiple clients.
  • Connectivity acquisition for customers (PRI, Phone, fiber, Inet)
  • Sr. Network Engineer/Cisco Professional responsible for Network design and hardware configuration
  • Microsoft Professional responsible for Server configuration and deployment.
  • Shoretel Engineer. Designed VOIP solutions based on customer needs while cutting costs due to new VOIP technology and Unified Communications
  • Virtualization Engineer (VM ESX, Virtual Box, Hyper-V)
  • Web Design. Managed 10 sites to include content, programming and changes.
  • Developed wireless Cisco solutions for all clients.
  • Provided monitoring of all desktop, server and web applications for all clients via Level Platforms and HoundDog Monitoring software
  • Professional consultant. Reviewed past and current customers contracts to provide new solutions designed for their specific industry.
  • Customers list includes: (Ottawa County, Toledo Zoo, Ottawa County BMR, Riverview Nursing Home, City of Bellevue, Sandusky County Court and Jail.)

Confidential, Norwalk, Ohio

System/Network Eng. Asst. MIS director/Project Manager


  • Maintained/Implemented all systems in MS AD environment.( Server 2000, 2003, 2008)
  • Managed SQL 2000/2005/2008 servers
  • Managed ISA 2006 Server
  • Managed all JA firewalls(Sonicwall, Juniper, PIX, ASA) and VPN access worldwide
  • Installed and managed MS Exchange 2003
  • Upgrade and managed MS Exchange 2007
  • Managed 4 Direct report employees
  • Created disaster recovery plan and handled all backups/restores
  • Assisted in management of EDI/RS6000 systems
  • Designed and implemented all LAN/Wan structure of all 10 Global locations via Cisco and sonic wall VPN technology
  • Created Network/internet usage reports
  • Installed and managed Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Implemented new worldwide million dollar repetitive manufacturing system.
  • Implemented and managed Blackberry Enterprise Server
  • Designed and implemented a Help Desk and Knowledgebase
  • Project Manager and Engineer for Shoretel VOIP technology company wide implementation
  • Installation, Design, and Management of Confidential MPLS network hardware
  • Responsible for Service Contracts and IT auditing
  • Managed annual IT budget and ROI research/tracking
  • Eliminated over $150,000 annual expenses from service contracts and communication contracts
  • Upgraded Infrastructure companywide to a Fiber Network and Cat 6 wiring
  • Provided escalated end user support/training
  • Provided employee continuing education of MS office and current business systems


System/Network Administrator


  • Maintained all systems in a Windows/AS400 environment
  • Designed and Implemented Exchange Server 2003
  • Maintenance of Active Directory environment
  • Maintained VPN and IPSec tunnels with Juniper Netscreen
  • Cisco Engineer
  • Implemented Wireless connectivity between hospital and satellite doctor offices
  • Tracked Inventory and expenses
  • Developed new procedures for Help Desk
  • Responsible for Cisco equipment setup/troubleshooting
  • Handled end user IT issues
  • Installed new ER mobile registration system
  • Maintained/Troubleshooting of X-ray Lab storage/connectivity issues

Confidential, Huron, Ohio

IT/AV Director


  • Design and Implementation of AD environment
  • Designed and implemented LAN and WAN infrastructure
  • Designed and implemented Network Security and Disaster Planning
  • Managed Information Flow and Redundancy
  • Build, Repair, and Troubleshooting all network and PC Hardware/Software
  • Maintained 100 Percent inventory accountability
  • Interacted with customers to provide assistance with networking and PC related issues
  • Oversaw and implemented new software/server upgrades
  • Managed Audio Visual dept.
  • Provided customer assistance in sleeping rooms for hi-speed internet issues
  • Installation and maintenance of all fiber and network cables
  • Managed servers with NT, 2000, and 2003
  • Managed POS Networks
  • Managed Video Surveillance Cameras and Server
  • Oversaw Animatronics Projects
  • Responsible for budget forecasting and purchasing

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