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Windows/wintel Systems Engineer Resume

Jacksonville, FL

SUMMARY

  • Wintel/Windows Server Engineer having 6+ years of I.T. experience in Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 /2016, VMware ESXi 5/5.5/6.0/6.5, SCCM/SCOM, SAN Storage, and IT Support.
  • Experience in Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 /2016 Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS (Web Server), IIS, FTP, Terminal Server, RIS, RRAS, NAT, WSUS, Microsoft Clustering, Exchange Mail Server and ISA Server
  • Expertise in Administering and supporting Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2/2016 Active Directory (AD), DNS, DHCP, WINS, Sharepoint, SCCM 2007/2012, BigFix, SCOM (Systems Center Operations Manager) and Microsoft Exchange 2003/2010.
  • Expertise in deploying various Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS builds both Physical and Virtual on Confidential /CISCO/Dell Hardware running ESXi utilizing Red Hat Satellite 6 and Puppet/Cobbler servers.
  • Experience in migrating teh entire UNIX (Solaris/AIX) environment to SUSE 11.1/11.2, RHEL 5.6/5.7/6.1/6.3/7.0/7.1 as part of teh refresh project.
  • Expert in Server Builds, Installs, Upgrades, Patches, Configuration and Performance Tuning in Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 /2016 and VMware environments.
  • Experience implementing WSUS and SCCM 2007/2012 for centralizing teh OS, Security Hardening, Vulnerability patching, testing scenarios and security patch management throughout teh data center on teh servers running windows operating system.
  • Experience working Microsoft Active directory migration tool (ADMT) to consolidate legacy environments to new domains.
  • Experience supporting Active Directory Migrations to consolidate multiple environments into a single global environment.
  • Experience in creation and management of teh forest, creation and removal of domains and seeing to teh overall security and reliability of teh forest.
  • Experience in creation and management of directory infrastructure which includes; FSMO roles, trusts, Kerberos KDCs, ADS replication topology etc.
  • Expertise in teh area of Virtualization with Installation, Configuration and Administration of VMware VMware ESXi 5.0/5.1/5.5/6.0/6.5 and vCenter Server 4/5/6/6.5
  • Expertise in advanced features ofESX/ESXi 4/5/6/6.5, vMotion, Storage vMotion, HA,DRS,and Update Manager.
  • Experience configuring, maintaining and supporting Windows Cluster Server to maximize uptime.
  • Experience in pre - provisioning new Cisco UCS service profiles from service profile templates designed for various VBLOCK projects.
  • Expertise in building, configuring and upgrading CISCO 5108 Blade Server Chassis with CISCO B200’s, B230’s, B250’s, USCM, Confidential C-7000, BL 460’s, BL 620’s, Confidential Integrity BL 870c i2 utilizing OA, VCEM, Confidential Virtual Connect Support Utility
  • Expertise in configuring vSAN id and FCOE vLAN id to ensure successful connectivity on MDS SAN Switch Environment
  • Experience of Process oriented work environment, Change Management, Service Management.
  • Experience working with .NET development teams to develop and deploy customized web applications.
  • Provide 24/7 support in a 99.999 environment to maintain maximum uptime and ensure server reliability using monitoring products such as SCOM, MOM, HPOVSD and BMC Remedy.
  • Expertise working on Confidential Service manager/Service Center to create “Line Items”, “Incidents” to maintain all tickets queue’s as well as auditing procedures as well as BMC Remedy and ServiceNow.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 /2016
  • VMware ESXi 5/5.5/6.0/6.5
  • SCCM/SCOM
  • SAN Storage
  • Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 /2016 Active Directory
  • GPOs
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • File & Print Server
  • IIS (Web Server)
  • IIS
  • FTP
  • Terminal Server
  • RIS
  • RRAS
  • NAT
  • WSUS
  • Microsoft Clustering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Jacksonville, FL

Windows/Wintel Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided teh administration of all Windows Server 2008R2/2012/2016 system functions including Active Directory, file services, print services, IIS, SCCM 2007/2012 servers and event loggingVIA System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
  • Provided administrative level support for Exchange Server 2010/2013 when it came to moves, adds, and changes of mail boxes, and distribution lists
  • Configure, support and troubleshoot Active Directory roles and features such as File and print services, IIS, .net framework, and MPIO.
  • Implement WSUS and SCCM 2007/2012 for centralizing teh OS, Security Hardening, Vulnerability patching, testing scenarios and security patch management throughout teh data center on teh servers running windows operating system.
  • Support Active Directory Migrations to consolidate multiple environments into a single global environment.
  • Daily maintenance of security and integrity of AD SCHEMA, full disaster recovery plan.
  • Installed and configured .NET applications on IIS 6.0/7.5/8.0 Web server in Windows 2003/2008R2/2012 Servers
  • Configured SSL/HTTPS Autantication methods in IIS 6.0/7.5/ 8.0 to control access to teh applications.
  • Work closely with development teams in an Agile/Scrum environment to deploy new code releases.
  • Installation of ESXi 5.5.1/5.5/6/6.5 Hosts, vCenter Server (vSphere), vCenter update manager and administering VM’sacross 4 Datacenters running 4000+ VM’s.
  • Provide 24/7 support in a 99.999 environment to maintain maximum uptime and ensure server reliability in a large Asset management applications environment using monitoring products such as System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) and Confidential Service Center and Confidential Service Manager.
  • Configure, maintain and support Windows Cluster Server/Services to maximize uptime and configure active/active and active/passive nodes.
  • Installation, Configuration and Administration ofVMwareESXi 5.0/ VirtualCenter 5.0, vCenterServers as well as upgrading to ESXi 5.5/6.0/6.5 and Virtual Center 5.5/6.0.
  • Installed and configured several thousand Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5/6/7, CentOS 5/6/7 Servers in both CISCO UCS and Confidential C-7000 Physical Blades and VMware ESXi Virtual Environment.
  • Setup and Configured Red Hat Satellite 6, Spacewalk, Puppet and Kickstart Servers for Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS 5/6/7 installs and RHN Push Updates.
  • Preparing servers for Oracle RAC installation which includes tuning teh kernel, agent installation, adding SAN storage and help create ASM File Systems.
  • Responsible for 1800+ servers for multiple site - Operating system, Active Directory, Security, SCOM, DNS, DHCP, Shares, Disk quotas, DFS.
  • Design and Implement a migration strategy for consolidating Data Centers, Active Directory environments which involved 6000+ servers of various Windows Server 2003/2008 versions to Windows 2012.
  • Modify domain users/groups along with local users/groups utilizing both UI and CMD based commands to create new permissions, create new LYNC accounts on teh LYNC server and Extend Mailboxes on Exchange server.
  • Migrating AD objects from Microsoft Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2012 R2 in Inter-forest/Intra-forest environment using ADMT 3.2 and Dell (Quest) Migration Manager for AD migrations along with ensuring File Shares and directory security permissions are valid after migrations.
  • Configure and maintain Host Profiles, Distributed Switch, Standard vSwitch, DRS, vMotion, Sv-Motion, Resource pools, permissions, Patches, Snapshots, Tools Upgrade, disk expansions, and Templates.
  • Document and categorize all SOP (standard operating procedures) to ensure teh onshore/offshore model TEMPhas maximum reliability
  • Configure and maintain CISCO UCS enclosures, NEXUS 5k/7k switches, MDS SAN switches EMC and NetApp SAN.
  • Configure and maintain multiple VLAN’s on teh Nexus 1K/VBLOCK as needed for new application deployments.
  • Responsible for capacity planning, design, install and configuration of newly provisioned CISCO 5108 enclosures, ESXi servers running B200’s, B250’s.
  • Participating in 24x7 Production on-call Support of CISCO 5108 blade Chassis running B200’s, B230’s, B250’s and provided technical support to users Confidential remote datacenters.
  • Responsible for capacity planning, design, install and configuration of newly provisioned CISCO 5108 enclosures, ESXi servers running B200’s, B250’s.
  • Create WWID pools, MAC pools and service profiles in Cisco UCS Manager on VBLOCK.
  • Communicating with team members. Troubleshooting VPN and wan/LAN connectivity, setting up terminal services and providing second and third line desk side support for 5000+ users.
  • Perform break-fixes and work maintenance windows as well monitor alerts and logs to ensure maximum uptime.

Confidential, Lexington, KY

Windows Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1st/2nd/3rd level support for Windows/ESXi servers running on a combination of Confidential /IBM/Cisco hardware.
  • Deploying and troubleshoot .Net based Applications and Java based apps on IIS 6.0/7.0/8.0
  • Participating in 24x7 Production on-call Support of CISCO 5108 blade Chassis running B200’s, B230’s, B250’s and provided technical support to users Confidential remote datacenters.
  • End to End deployment and configuration of new VBLOCK’s/UCS chassis as part of new implementation projects.
  • Perform UCSM upgrades, Fabric Extenders, 6120’s 6140’s XP’s firmware upgrades on CISCO 5108 enclosures and CISCO B200, B250 blades.
  • Helped to configure and maintain IIS 7/8 web server server clustering, failover, load balancing, Web Services, Application pools and websites.
  • Create security packages, vulnerability patching and deploying packages, Distribution Points, advertisements on collections for monthly security patch upgrades in SCCM 2007/2012 and monitoring teh entire solution with SCOM (Systems Center Operations Manager)
  • Provides planning and technical support for company installations.
  • Supported ongoing server consolidation to migrate physical servers to virtual environment
  • Supported IIS load balancing via (Big IP F5), server clustering and failover to ensure maximum uptime.
  • Administered for various State Agencies on teh VMware Infrastructure 4.1/4.0 ESX, ESXi, Confidential Servers & Cisco network devices for teh various Data Centers.

Confidential, St Louis, MO

Windows Server Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Managed systems configuration and maintenance, problem troubleshooting, system and program security, applications and program management, planning and directing upgrades, and testing operations to ensure optimum system functionality.
  • Created User Accounts, groups and running scripts on Production Servers.
  • Monitored and managed performance of ESX servers and Virtual Machines using Virtual Center Server for HA, DRS.
  • Configured Windows Deployment Service (WDS) and PXE to streamline new System installs.
  • Worked in Data Center environment racking, installing, and securing servers for production environment.
  • Administered Active Directory Integrated DNS and DHCP for printers, PC's, and servers.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Windows Linux/VMware Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in 24x7 Production on-call Support of Windows Server and provided technical support to users Confidential remote datacenters.
  • Worked with a team of Datacenter Support to maintain OS and Hardware.
  • Design, build, implement and maintain an enterprise wide patch management system for 300 + Windows servers

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