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Systems Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • A highly motivated, goal - oriented Technology leader with over 20 years of corporate-level IT experience.
  • Accomplished Network/Systems Engineer skilled in all facets of desktop and network systems programming, installation, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Highly proficient in systems design and implementation, troubleshooting, technical support, SAN/NAS, and LAN/WAN technology.
  • Exceptional project management, organization, and communication skills. Detailed-oriented, customer-focused service approach.
  • Able to grasp and assimilate new applications and technologies very quickly with virtually no external training or support.
  • Experience being a team leader to junior IT associates.
  • Experience with data center operations and management.
  • Extensive experience with all Microsoft enterprise products and Linux Operating Systems.
  • Experience with other industry software such as products offered by Symantec, McAfee, Trend Micro, HP and others.
  • Extensive experience deploying and maintaining large enterprise VMware environments.
  • Extensive experience deploying and maintaining large enterprise server/server cluster environments.
  • Extensive experience deploying and maintaining large enterprise storage solutions such as NetApp and HP SANs.
  • Extensive experience deploying and maintaining large enterprise blade server solutions such as HP BladeSystem and Cisco UCS.
  • Experience with Cisco PIX firewalls, ASA, Routers, F5 LTM and Link Controllers, network switches & hubs, network infrastructure design, construction and administration.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Windows Server
  • Windows Clustering
  • Exchange Server
  • Active Directory
  • HP Hardware
  • Dell Hardware
  • VMware
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Storage Protocols
  • IT Security
  • Web Technology
  • Troubleshooting
  • NetApp
  • EMC
  • F5 Networks
  • Cisco Networking
  • Cisco UCS
  • Microsoft SQL
  • Linux OS
  • PERSONAL
  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Data Center MGMT
  • Time MGMT
  • Social Skills
  • Multitasking
  • Team Leader
  • Project MGMT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Systems Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Architected and implemented a geographically separated disaster recovery solution utilizing NetApp SANs and SnapMirror / SnapVault technology. Primary backup software functionality provided by Symantec and Quantum libraries for backup to tape.
  • Project Manager and lead engineer for the integration of NTP Distribution into the Confidential Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory and Exchange 2010 messaging environment. Lead engineer for all acquisition integration moving forward.
  • Assist with all server related research and purchasing. Assist in IT budget process. Assisted with Microsoft Enterprise and Select License Agreements.
  • Deploy servers and server clusters in HP, Dell and Cisco UCS environments. Expert knowledge of HP equipment including: ProLiant servers, BladeSystem, MSA storage arrays, SAN, NAS. Expert knowledge of NetApp storage systems and Cisco UCS.
  • Implemented multiple active/passive or AlwaysOn Availability Group Windows Server 2012 / SQL 2012 Failover Clusters fully integrated into NetApp storage via fiber channel to utilize NetApp MPIO, SnapDrive and SnapManager for SQL. Set the standard for SQL servers with regard to backups and disaster recovery.
  • Architected a solution to expand the over utilized VMware environment.
  • Implemented equipment maintenance policies to address system updates, firmware upgrades, hardware refreshes, etc.
  • Resolved a multitude of technological issues and unplanned outages at the time of hire.
  • Primary on premise Exchange and Office 365 Engineer. Administer domain names, internal and public DNS. Administer web technologies company-wide.
  • Assist with Cisco network equipment installation and configuration. This includes administering Routers, Switches, F5 LTM and Link Controllers, and ASA firewalls.
  • Administer Blue Coat Internet filter devices, email archive and other appliances

Adjunct Professor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • CISC 265 Networking Architectures, Processes and Protocols.
  • Detailed understanding of the processes and protocols used in today's networks; network architectures from an OSI model perspective of the networking protocol stack; detailed analysis of the protocol using traces taken with protocol analyzers. Covered new and emerging network and system technologies.

Senior IT Infra Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all disaster recovery and technical aspects of data center operations on East coast and secondary data center on West coast.
  • Project Manager and lead engineer for the initial migration of 16 Windows NT domains into Windows Server 2003 Active Directory that were part of The Hobart West Group at the time of hire.
  • Project Manager and lead engineer for the migration of Alexander Gallo Holding’s domains into the Esquire Windows Server 2003 Active Directory environment.
  • Assist with all server related research and purchasing. Assist in IT budget process. Assisted with Microsoft Enterprise and Select License Agreements.
  • Assisted in deployment of Company-Wide Backup System using DoubleTake replication technology with HP and NetApp SANs.
  • Assisted in redesign of Microsoft Exchange organization to a multi-clustered, SAN-based environment. Upgraded to Active Directory 2003 during that migration.
  • Deploy countless servers and server clusters. Expert knowledge of HP equipment including: ProLiant servers, tape backup robotic libraries, MSA hard drive storage arrays, SAN, NAS.
  • Deployed clustered VMware ESX servers virtualizing several physical servers to reduce hardware, power and A/C costs using a combination of Cisco UCS chassis/blades and NetApp SAN.
  • Deployed clustered storage solution using NetApp filers and disk shelves.
  • Deployed McAfee ePO server, VirusScan, GroupShield and HIPS (Host-based Intrusion Prevention).
  • Built and deployed new clustered web server infrastructure for company web sites. Administer domain names, internal and public DNS. Administer web technologies and Internet filters.
  • Assist with Cisco network equipment installation and configuration. This includes administering Routers, Switches, CSS Load Balancers, PIX and ASA firewalls.

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