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Sr. Active Directory Group Policy Manager Resume

Phoenix, AZ

CAREER SUMMARY:

  • Distinguished technology change leader with a proven history of delivering the highest quality of technical architecture, implementation, documentation, administration, & troubleshooting solutions in a diverse range of technologies; experienced in IT process re - engineering, strategic solutions architecture and implementation, IT project planning, server, desktop and data center technologies.
  • Strengths include innovation for change, architecture and requirements analysis, business and IT technology focus, and consistent delivery of results that positively impact business performance through the innovative use of people, process, and technology, building quality operational, technical and executive level relationships and credibility.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

VMWare GSX, ESX, VCP vSphere 6, Horizon View

Completed 5-day vSphere 6 Ultimate Bootcamp

Experience Working in Horizon View Environment, Multiple Pools

Administering VMware, VSphere, VCP5 (8 Hours CBT)

Administering and Supporting VMWare vSphere6 (20 Hours CBT)

Citrix XP - XenApp 7.15, XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR

XenApp \ XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR (20 Hours CBT)

XenApp \ XenDesktop 7.6 CCP-V (16 Hours CBT), CCA-V (9.5 Hours CBT)

XenApp 6.5 (upgrade from 6.0 2.5 Hours CBT)

XenApp 6.0 (7.5 Hours CBT)

XenDesktop 5 (8 Hours CBT)

Citrix EdgeSight (2 Day Course)

Citrix Profile Manager

NetScaler 12 Essentials (2 Hours CBT)

Microsoft Terminal Server\Remote Desktop Services (See OS section for details)

Installation, Storage, and Compute Windows Server Hours CBT)

Implementing windows Server 2016 Hyper-V (5 Hours CBT)

Microsoft Server Virtualization (Hyper-V, RDS, VMM) (13 Hours CBT)

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 r2 AD (4.5 Hours CBT)

Microsoft Active Directory Domain Administration

Microsoft AD Group Policy Administration

Group Policy Online University (Jeremy Moskowitz)

Microsoft Print/File Servers, Security, & Administrative Delegation

NT 4.0 Workstation, NT 4.0 Server & Networking Essentials

Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Updating Support Skills from Windows NT to Microsoft Windows 2000

MS DOS - Present (Windows 10)

Microsoft PowerShell - CBT Study Ongoing

Microsoft VBScript Windows Administration (5.5 Hours CBT)

Microsoft SysInternals Suite (Process Monitor, Process Explorer, Autoruns, etc.)

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer / Policy Analyzer

Microsoft Security Assessment Toolkit

Debug Diagnostic Tool

ADMX Migrator

EventComb

Microsoft Log Parser & Weblog Expert Lite

Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, and InfoPath

Solarwinds N-Central

PatchLink; WSUS; WimP &Websense

SAS, SPSS (Installs & Maintenance)

Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat

SAV, SEP, McAfee AV

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Sr. Active Directory Group Policy Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Working with a team of Sr. Level Domain and Desktop Administrators to migrate County Departments to a single domain infrastructure
  • Migration of County Departments to Office 365

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Sr. Virtualization Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Research, Architect, Document, and Train on multiple VDI Technologies including Citrix, VMware, & Verde
  • Review, fact-check, and update existing documentation providing effective administration information for multiple support levels.
  • Serve as escalation point for issues within VDI infrastructure requiring expert level troubleshooting
  • Insure company offerings for DaaS to customers of all sizes use the correct solution for individual budgets with the highest level of support.
  • Research, Document, and Develop Materials on SolarWinds N-Central Management Systems for internal use.

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Virtualization Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Windows 10 VMware Horizon View Environment
  • Worked to develop Win10 image for optimum VDI performance
  • Deep analytical troubleshooting, & documentation at an Enterprise level
  • Utilized SysInternal Tools & Custom PowerShell Scripts
  • Active Directory Group Policy, GPP Administration, & OU Structure Design
  • Built relationship and worked closely with the Directory Services team to achieve goals in reducing GPOs applied and redesigned OU Structure
  • Ivanti AppSense Personalization and EM Administration
  • Deployed updates to images via Ivanti tool suite

Confidential, Goodyear, AZ

Citrix Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Citrix Administrator for XA65 farm / PVS
  • Systems Research, Documentation & Troubleshooting

Confidential, Glendale, AZ

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Custom Group Policy Design
  • Custom PowerShell Scripting for Automated Administration of End Point Devices

Confidential, Scottsdale, AZ

Citrix System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting as the resident Citrix Engineer \ Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • Enterprise Citrix\VMware Environment
  • Reverse Engineer complex proprietary XenApp 4.5 & 6.5 Environments
  • Includes knowledge of AD GPOs, VB & PowerShell Scripts
  • Custom PowerShell Scripting for Documentation Development
  • Custom EdgeSight Reporting
  • Citrix PVS image Creation & Updates
  • Change Management Administrator

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Senior Server Team Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Virtual Environment Engineer
  • Enterprise Citrix\VMware Environment
  • Chief Active Directory Group Policy Designer
  • Includes heavy use of Microsoft Active Directory Group Policy Ps
  • Automation & Data Analytic Specialist
  • PowerShell & VB Scripting
  • Team Leader - Action Plan & Analytic Measurement Design

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Systems Administrator - Citrix Lead Engineer & Microsoft Domain Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Citrix Engineer & VDI Architect
  • As the Lead Citrix Engineer, I architected, built, administrated, documented, and trained staff on a variety of XenApp Farms 4.5 - 6.5 and XenDesktop Deployments.
  • Active Directory Domain Administrator & GPO Administrator
  • As the Lead AD Administrator for GPO Design I was able to improve the Users overall experience while cutting down on Help Desk Calls.
  • I created Custom GPOs utilizing the combination of AD and Citrix Policies.
  • Migration Team Leader (XenApp Desktops to XenDesktop)
  • Held responsibility for engineering and administrative decisions for multiple custom XenApp 6.5 farms delivering published applications
  • XenApp 6.5 on Win 2K8r2, CPM, Custom GPOs & Citrix Policies
  • Engineered, built, and managed a multi-zoned Farm with over 250 XenApp Servers (Combination of Physical and Virtual Machines)
  • Utilized Citrix XenServer to stabilize an older XenApp 4.5 Farm moving from older physical hardware
  • Additional Engineering and Administrative responsibilities include:
  • XenServer \ VMWare Hypervisors
  • XenDesktop 5.6 FR1(Two Geographic Sites \ VMWare Hypervisors)
  • Citrix EdgeSight (Designed multiple reports to gain insight to the user experience and Application usage and response time.
  • Citrix Printer Management (Utilize the Citrix UPD, Stress Printer Utility)
  • Citrix Secure Gateway \ Web Interface \ StoreFront
  • Citrix Profile Management (fully roamed profiles PCs - XenApp Desktops - XenDesktop without data loss)
  • AppSense Management Suite (Used for Application Management)
  • Citrix Environment Change Control Procedures
  • Farm Documentation & Presentation of Technical Material
  • Maintenance of farm documentation done on custom SharePoint 2010 Site

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Emergency Response Engineer/Citrix Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Citrix Administrator / Emergency Response Engineer Windows 2K3 AD
  • Remote Troubleshooting Citrix Environments (Roaming Profiles\Folder Redirection)
  • In-House Citrix Farm Administrator \ Architect \ Specialist

Confidential, Hamden, CT

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • System Administrator \ Sr. Troubleshooter Active Directory
  • Citrix Engineer \ Project Coordinator-Manager
  • Application Packaging and Deployment
  • Virtual Test Environment Designer - Testing Coordinator (VMWare ESX)
  • Server Integrity Manager (PatchLink \ WSUS)
  • Manager - Financial Technology Center \ Systems Engineer
  • Manage all technology aspects of a working financial trading room floor within the University campus

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