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Sr. Systems Administrator / Systems Architect Resume

Baltimore, MD

OBJECTIVE:

  • Network/System Administrator Engineer, where over twenty years of training and experience will contribute to excellent problem solving, leadership and technical skills.

SUMMARY

  • Over 20 years of experience in the IT field. Strengths include: Leading and Developing Teams, Process Improvement, Project Management, Budgeting, IT infrastructure design on Federal and Corporate levels.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware: Dell, HP, Compaq, IBM, Lenovo Desktops/Servers/Laptops, 3Com NBX, Blackberry, SonicWall, WatchGuard, Fluke, Cisco, F5, Polycom, Avaya, EMC, SAN / NAS.

Operating Systems: Dos, Win 9x, Win NT4.0 Workstation/Server, Win 2000 Pro/Server/Adv. Server, Windows Server 2003 / 2008 R 2 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019 , Windows 7 / 10, Novell Netware, Unix, Linux, Red Hat RHEL 7, MacOS.

Applications: Office Suites 97 / 2000 / 2003 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016 / O365. Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Project, FrontPage, Lotus Notes 4.5/6.5, Lotus Domino Server, Backup Exec, Crystal Reports 11, Symantec Pc Anywhere, Norton Ghost, FTP server/clients, VMware, Exchange Server 2003 / 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016 / 2019. SPLUNK, VMware, SCCM, Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, Azure, Tripwire, McAfee Endpoint Security, Wireshark, Salesforce, vSphere.

Networking: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, UDP, IPv6, AppleTalk, Cabling & Crimping RJ45/RJ11, Ethernet, DNS, WAN, LAN, Active Directory, AD, DHCP, WINS, FTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Telnet, RAS, Citrix, Terminal Services, VPN, SMS, HP Jet Direct, VoIP, Cisco, Juniper, FC Fiber Channel.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SR. SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR / SYSTEMS ARCHITECT

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Held various positions within the agency, including IT Management, all of the IT experience is hands - on.
  • Managed a team of over one hundred professionals responsible for all agency and local office systems including: Cloud Migrations, Data Centers, Servers, MDM and Telecom. Reporting to the CIO.
  • Prepared budgeting and implemented changes resulting in over $2 million in operating expense savings in the first year. Worked with IT vendors, responsible for over 25% of IT hardware and software procurement for the agency.
  • Created and delegated computer security policy and disaster recovery procedures for the entire agency.
  • Administered and configured internal Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL 7 environment, integrated with Windows 10 / Windows Server 2012 / 2016 / 2019 infrastructure.
  • Designed, administered, implemented, configured and migrated Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 / 2007 / 2013 / 2016 / 2019 / O365 M365 infrastructures, including the migrations to the O365 M365 Cloud / Azure / AWS, worked with Microsoft, Google, Amazon Cloud providers and vendors. Integrated Exchange / O365 M365 environment and Microsoft Teams. Implemented Jira, assigned / delegated projects and tasks.
  • Designed, configured and administered Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R 2 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019 infrastructure environments, including migrations to each platform.
  • Configured, created and deployed SCCM packages, patches and applications. Implemented WSUS and DPM.
  • Administered and configured Active Directory AD infrastructure, on Windows Server 2008 R 2 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019 platforms, including creating users and GPO policies pre and post migrations to the Cloud. Configured DNS, DHCP and integrated SSO (ADFS).
  • Designed, implemented, migrated and configured from Microsoft Lync to Skype for Business 2016 / 2019. Integrated Skype for Business 2016 / 2019 with other unified communications systems (chat, media, video, voice) to Microsoft Teams platform.
  • Configured and administered LAN / WAN / SD-WAN Networking Infrastructures, configured VLANs, port trunking. Implemented and configured Cisco, Juniper, Barracuda, WatchGuard, F5, Brocade hardware platforms, FC networks
  • Configured and administered of SPLUNK Infrastructure, including involvement with the vendors in procurement of the product. Deployed and configured SPLUNK application within the internal infrastructure. Developed and configured SPLUNK dashboards; developed and configured automated processes, developed python code.
  • Upgraded and maintained SPLUNK infrastructure, software, indexer, search heads and forwarder updates and performed SIEM logging tool configuration for centralized reporting.
  • Configured and implemented AS/400 mainframe system platform.
  • Configured and administered internal SharePoint Infrastructure including its migration to the Cloud.
  • Configured, administered and migrated from Blackberry BES infrastructure to an iPhone iOS platform Infrastructure. Implemented AirWatch, MDM platforms
  • Configured and administered internal VMware 6 / 7 vSphere architecture, implementing vCloud Suite. Built, configured and Deployed Virtual Machine Servers for mission critical infrastructure, including VDI. Configured and implemented Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Virtual desktop (WVD) for Azure cloud, implemented SRM.
  • Administered and configured F5 load balancer on premise and cloud: Configured rules, policies, DNS, traffic, SSL
  • Worked with and developed eDiscovery platform for electronic record retrieval.
  • Developed and implemented PowerShell scripting and automation policies, for various project tasks and procedures.
  • Configured and administered McAfee Endpoint Security, including AV, DLP and BitLocker hardware encryption. Implemented and configured CheckPoint Security. Implemented and configured (WAF) web application firewall.
  • Configured and administered Dell EMC SAN Storage Infrastructure / EMC Unity / PowerMax. Developed and implemented Backup Retention policies, Disaster Recovery policies and procedures.
  • Created and delegated Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for various project tasks, including DLP policies, disaster recovery, and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG).
  • Worked with, configured and implemented the following Applications / Hardware Platforms: Veritas Backup Exec, VMware NSX, SAN/NAS, HP Monitoring Tools, NetApp, Veeam, NetBackup, Acronis Backup

INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR / ENGINEER

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Held various positions within the company, including IT Management, all of the IT experience is hands-on.
  • Managed a team of over fifty IT professionals responsible for all systems including: Data Centers, Servers and Telecom. Project Manager during Nationwide and International Wireless hardware deployments
  • Migrated from Windows Server 2000, to Windows Server 2003 infrastructure platform. Administered and configured Active Directory, created users and GPO policies, configured DNS, DHCP.
  • Created, delegated and configured IT security policies and disaster recovery procedures for the entire company.
  • Migrated and configured email infrastructure from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003
  • Designed and built internal VMware 6 infrastructure environment. Built and Deployed Virtual Machine Servers for mission critical and lab infrastructure environments
  • Administered and configured EMC SAN Storage Infrastructure. Implemented Backup Retention policies, Disaster Recovery policies and procedures.
  • Administered and configured LAN / WAN Networking Infrastructures, configured VLANs, implemented and configured Cisco, Barracuda, WatchGuard, F5, Brocade hardware network platforms. Implemented LAN monitoring tools, LAN Guard.
  • Configured, deployed and administered Tripwire Enterprise. Implemented real-time monitoring and file-integrity, system compliance assessment, performed SIEM logging tool configuration and centralized reporting.
  • Installed configured and maintained Salesforce infrastructure for corporate wide users. Deployed Salesforce product to corporate branch locations.
  • Administered and configured Microsoft Windows Server 2003 infrastructure including AD, and GPO policies,
  • Configured, created and deployed SCCM packages, patches and applications. Implemented WSUS.
  • Configured and administered Symantec Suite AntiVirus, DLP and BitLocker hardware encryption
  • Architect of Citrix and Linux environment design, deployment and configuration
  • Worked with, configured and implemented the following Applications / Hardware Platforms: Veritas Backup Exec, VMware, SAN/NAS, HP Monitoring Tools, NetApp, Veeam, NetBackup

Network Engineer

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted in-house training on internal Microsoft and proprietary software applications
  • Administration of Citrix server environment
  • Administered and configured Active Directory, created users and GPO policies, configured DNS, DHCP.
  • Developed budgeting for internal projects
  • Managed corporate-wide internal IT infrastructure
  • Designed, Administrated and Configured Lotus Notes Domino server internal infrastructure
  • Migrated Lotus Domino infrastructure to MS Exchange
  • Administration of 3Com VoIP NBX infrastructure
  • Support for over 100 on-site users and over 400 users corporate-wide
  • Team Lead during setup of LANs and WANs throughout the corporate locations
  • Corporate-wide administration of SonicWall Firewall appliance. Configured and implemented the structure of Virtual Private Network VPN, SSLVPN, SSH configured network/firewall policies.
  • Migrated corporate-wide users from Win9x / NT4 Novell to Windows 2000 Pro w/ Active Directory
  • Created and delegated computer security policy and disaster recovery procedures for the entire organization.
  • Maintenance of Synergistic Office Solutions software / Veritas Backup Exec, DLT infrastructure
  • Administration and configuration of 3Com NBX Voice Over IP system
  • Implemented and configured the following Applications / OS Platforms / Hardware: Windows Server 4.0, Windows Server 2000, Veritas Backup Exec, Cisco Catalyst, SonicWall, 3com MBX Telephony, Polycom, HP Procurve.

Confidential

Sr. Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Support for over 60 on-site users and 200 users corporate-wide / Travel throughout corporate locations
  • Team lead during corporate-wide migration from Novell to Windows 2000
  • Support and troubleshoot Win9x, NT 4.0, 2000, Novell network printer issues
  • Administration of corporate-wide network.
  • Administered and configured Active Directory, created users and GPO policies, configured DNS, DHCP.
  • Setup and configuration of various HP Jet Direct print servers
  • Setup and configuration of branch-wide network architecture
  • Support for Office 2000 suite
  • Corporate-wide assistance of users with internal proprietary applications
  • Maintenance of Veritas Backup Exec, DLT infrastructure
  • Implemented the following Applications / OS Platforms / Hardware: Windows Server 4.0, Windows Server 2000, Veritas Backup Exec, Cisco Catalyst, Polycom, HP Procurve.

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