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Youngstown, OH

OBJECTIVE:

I am looking for a challenging and a highly functional position as a Wintel or VMware system Administrator, this can include all corporate level platforms such Intel, base Systems and Virtualization.

SUMMARY:

  • In - depth knowledge and vast experience in the Information Technology as a senior Server Management Distributed and Virtualization Technologies.
  • 16-20 years of experience in client facing environments.
  • 16-20 years of experience in the industry of computer services.
  • 10 years of extensive experience in VMware Virtualization /VDI
  • 13 years of extensive experience as Intel system administrators.
  • 4 Years of Microsoft Exchange Server, Edge Transport/TMG 2010 to 2013 server
  • 4 years working with SQL server 2008 R2 and 2012
  • 3 ½ Years of SCCM /SCOM 2012 - Install, configured and deployed
  • 3 Years of View Horizon 5.1 and 6.1
  • 4 years of Lync /Skype for Business Server with Lync Edge server
  • 4 years of experience in Point-of-Sale Software and Hardware Supports.
  • 1 year of experience in Lotus Notes Development.
  • 1 year of experience in Lotus Notes Domino.
  • Proficient knowledge of Linux, UNIX and AIX operating systems.
  • Proficient Knowledge in Visual Studio/SQL Server in developing and designing Active Server Page.
  • Responsible for purchasing, Customer service/ relation involved with lots of money and managed a team of 15 employees.
  • HP Blade Series, IBM Server series, Dell, Compaq, Sun. DRAC, RSA and ILOM, SAN, Net Appliances
  • Desktop and Laptop systems, Xerox copiers, Hubs, Repeater, Routers, DSU/CSU
  • Experienced with remote or local Cisco router programming, using the 2500, 2600, 5200, or 7500 series router with switch Modems, Scanners, ISDN phone systems, AC/DC volts Ohm multi meters, Function generators, Oscilloscopes, Electronic cash registers, IBM point of sales systems.
  • TCP/IP, SNMP, PPP, PPTP, RAS, IP, IPX/SPX, NETBEUI, NETBIOS, RPC, FTP, AAPLETALK, SLIP, DLC, DNS, WINS and DHCP
  • Build, install, configure and support the following Server/Application locally or remotely
  • Windows 2012, 2008 and 2003 Server/Enterprise and Advance Server with Active Directory Services, Group Policy
  • Windows 2003 Enterprise Cluster configuration and administration
  • Experienced on Installing, configuring and managing Confidential 2012
  • Interfacing Confidential 2012 with multiple SQL Database Instances
  • Experienced on Installing, configuring and managing WDS, MDT, WSUS with GPO
  • Experienced on installing, configuring and managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Experienced on Installing and configuring SQL server 2008R2 with multiple instances
  • Deploying OS to servers/desktops and applications using WDS or SCCM with PXE boot
  • Creating and troubleshooting Citrix applications
  • Software and hardware monitoring, health checking and deploying using SCOM and SCCM
  • FastT Storage configuration and administration
  • Linux Red Hat version 7.1 and 7.2, 8, 9 and Linux Caldera/Fedora
  • Apache web server in Linux Environments, IBM HTTP Server.
  • SMS for the enterprise, SMS for software distribution, Inventorying, remote access and other Jobs processes.
  • IIS for web base applications, security and FTP processes.
  • Microsoft SQL Server Installation and configuration
  • Microsoft Share Point Team Services Microsoft share point Portal server.
  • Internet Authentication Services (IAS).
  • Proficient in FrontPage and FrontPage 2003 web development
  • Lotus Notes Domino and a freelance in Lotus Notes developer
  • Microsoft Exchange Server version 4, 5 and 5.5
  • Novell NetWare 4.1 and 5.0, local and remote administration
  • IBM Tivoli Management (TSM), ARCserve 2000 and BrightStore agents for site server backup
  • Backup and restore process using TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager) web base application or client software, BrightStore Arcserve System and VERITAS.
  • Remote support using VNC, Citrix, Remote Administrator and client terminal services for remote server administering
  • Freelance in Microsoft Access application developer
  • Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010
  • Proficient in Visual Studio .net Web Developer with SQL Server, CSS and Ajax
  • Microsoft Access Database with web interface.
  • Installation and configuration of IBM DB2, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Studio Application Developer with IBM HTTP Server, IBM Portal Server.
  • Administrator of WebSphere Application Server V.5
  • HP and Xerox network printer configuration with scanning capability feature to the network
  • Excellent customer relation
  • Visual Basic, HTML, DHTML, ASP, ASPX, SQL, CSS, MYSQL, DBASE and IBM DB2
  • Debugging web applications
  • Knowledgeable with MS FrontPage but I haven’t touch it for awhile
  • Installed, Configured, Update and Upgrade vCenter Server 5.5, 6.1 and 6.5 vCenter server for windows or appliance, vCenter Update Manager, vCenter Operation Manager (vCops), vSphere Data Management.
  • Using vSphere client and the web interface to manage and configure VMware ESXi 5.5, 5.1 5.0 and 4.1.
  • Datacenters and Clustering, HA, DRS, FT, vMotion, vApps, vCops, Resource Pools, Creating Standard and Distributed Switches, Datastore clusters, Storage management, etc.
  • Installed and Configured VMware View Horizon 5.1 and 6.1 Connection Server and View Composer and View Security Server for Internal and external connection.
  • Installed and configured Veeam Backup for VMware and Hyper-V.
  • KVM: virtual desktop client

PROFICIENT IN DEVELOPING LANGUAGE:

  • Using Visual Studio 2010 to develop dynamic web application
  • HTML and just started with HTML5
  • VB.net
  • Asp.net
  • CSS
  • Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX
  • XML

OPERATING SYSTEMS:

Servers: Windows 2012 R2, 2008 R2, 2003 and 2000

Desktops: Windows 10, 7 Professional, Vista XP, Windows 95, 98, Millennium

Linux: Installed, Configured and Used - Fedora, Red Hat, AIX

Mac: iTunes, Safari, Mac Book

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Youngstown, OH

Senior System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Users and groups permission
  • Manage and create Group Policies to be linked with OU or Sub OUs for Servers/Desktops resources
  • Experience on using Buffalo, QNAP, NetApp, Netgear and Infortrend NAS Systems
  • Manage SAN EMC 5300, Provisioning LUNs to be assign to physical and virtual Machines
  • Installing and configuring new shell to current Dell EMC Storage system
  • Increasing drive space to servers when needed
  • Installed, Configured and Upgraded VMware Esxi from older versions to Current 6.5
  • Installed Configured and Upgraded vCenter server
  • Design/Configure local VMware environment and DR site
  • Modifying Current Standard Switches from each Hosts to be Migrated to vDS Switches
  • Visually check that each NIC is connected to the right port and VLAN
  • Installed and configured Veeam Backup and replicator
  • Using Veeam backup to backup VMs and replicating with DR site
  • Trouble shooting servers and AD problems
  • Use of WSUS for Patching then transitioning to Heat PatchLink
  • Using WSUS as a Proxy for servers that are not being reported in PatchLink
  • Using SolarWinds for Server Monitoring
  • Configured and Using ILO’s, DRACs, ILOM remote server management
  • Documenting every projects and changes I made on the environment
  • On Call Support.
  • Go to Person for Technical and other supports

Confidential, Akron OH

System Administrator - Cyber Security Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Review Active Directory Service and Qlik Group Membership and Global Groups to view if they are attached to resources they were created for.
  • After I gathered all of my data, I ran my report then document my finding by categorizing orphan groups, groups that are pointed to resources where these resources are no longer available or the groups are empty.
  • I gather my data from two places, one is from Active directory and the second from Qlik.
  • The current Active Directory has groups and resources that was brought up during Novel migration and now, needed to be organize and cleanup.

Confidential

Senior Wintel Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Built, configured, Update and upgrade VMware Esxi 5.5, 6.1 Hosts and then added into VCenter Server Datacenter/Cluster
  • Converted old physical Servers into VM or Migrated VM’s from Hyper-V to VMware
  • Deployed VM’s from DARWIN, a deployment tool by IBM
  • Create 2008 or 2012 VM Templates to be deploy in the environment
  • Resolving issues relating to VMware such as low data storage, adding space to VM’s, troubleshooting and resolving VMware errors and Esxi Patching.
  • OS readiness and hardening before releasing them. OS patching, Interfacing with WSUS, modified certain group policies to reflect with organization needs.
  • Installed and configured NetBackup agent on all servers

Confidential

Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Create Driver Packages for different PC model
  • Build and Capture OS Image to be deploy
  • Build and Capture OS Image preloaded with all Drivers, Application and such
  • Install and configure WDS, Windows Assessment and deployment Kit (Windows ADK) for Windows 10
  • ADK 8.1 for Windows 8 and Windows 7
  • Create Task Sequence for Media Deployment
  • Can also Deploy OS using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Enable and configure the Application Catalog Web Service and Application Catalog website point roles
  • Build .msi package to be deploy with OS or to make available to be request by users from software center.

Confidential - Mahwah, NJ

Senior Wintel Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, Configured and Upgraded View Horizon Server from 5.1 to 6.x
  • Installed View Composer on vCenter server or stand-alone server
  • Installed, Configured View Connection Server
  • Experienced on configure Dedicated or Link Cloned VM
  • Experienced on configure View Security Server with Connection server
  • Experienced on configured Certificate Authority for Internal VDI and SSL Certificate on View Security on a DMZ.
  • Experienced on troubleshooting Orphaned VM’s or Orphaned Replica
  • Experienced on Interfacing View Composer with SQL Database.
  • Experienced on removing VDI machine that stuck on Connection Server with respectively on SQL Database Tables.
  • Managing and supporting Active Directory Services:
  • Create user template that would be use for on-boarding new employees
  • Users and groups permissions
  • User’s migration from Domain to Domain or from OU to OU on the same Domain
  • Create and Manage Group Policies
  • Create Shares and Application permission
  • Installed and Supported applications running in Citrix
  • Health Checking using SCOM
  • Application Deployment using WDS, MDT and SCCM with PXE boot
  • Servers and Workstations patching with WSUS
  • Supporting VMs from multiple Datacenters in Cluster environment with vCenter server 5.1

Confidential, Hopewell Junction, NY

Wintel Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Executes changes to VMware/MS Windows Server production environment.
  • Responsible for operating and maintaining VMs /Windows systems and implementing updates or modifications according to business needs and established standards.
  • Build provisions and deploys new systems into the environment.
  • Migrated over 2000 printer queues activated and configured IIS 7 and 8 roles.
  • Activation and Decommissioned of physical and virtual servers

Senior Wintel Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Everything related to production server environment.
  • Operating, maintaining and implementing from hardware to software on a global level.
  • 24/7 supports, maintaining and supporting servers located around the world, Ranging from Application, License servers, Sql Database, Web applications running in IIS 6, 7 and 8.
  • Active Directory Services, Creating and managing Group Policy, OUs
  • Troubleshooting OS and Hardware problems and engaged hardware vendors when part replacement is needed.
  • Create users and groups with share permission. Implementing Distributed File System with Replication. Using Tivoli for server monitoring,
  • Using Tivoli, ArcServe, Symantec and NetBackup backup systems for storage management
  • Server vulnerability management and remediation
  • On-Call rotation
  • IP reservation, DHCP, WINS and DNS management
  • Datacenter experienced, server rack mount, cable installed and tracing, used of KVM and installed
  • Using vCenter Web and vCenter Client to manage, maintaining and implementing the following.
  • Installing and configuring vCenter Server
  • Installing and configuring VMware Esxi
  • Configuring Standard and Distributed Switches
  • Configuring vSS and vDs policies
  • Configuring shared Storage, creating and configuring VMFS and NFS Datastores
  • Configuring, Deploying and Troubleshooting Hosts, VMs, vApps, Clones and Templates
  • Migrating Virtual Machines
  • Administering Resource Pools, planning and implementing Fault Tolerance
  • Backing and restoring Virtual Machines, patching, creating and configuring VMware Clusters and so on.
  • Traveling to remote sites doing hardware and software refresh
  • Leading Project of upgrading or refreshing the following four Honeywell sites throughout New Jersey and New York States
  • Aerospace - Defense Space Division in Teterboro, New Jersey.
  • Consumer Products
  • Wholesale Control Systems and Regulators
  • Friction Materials
  • Migrated from to new Intel base systems: applications, personal and share folders, creation of new print server, FTP, DNS, DHCP AND WINS with redundancy.
  • Migrated from Novell to Windows 2003 server, Active Directory Services.
  • Installed, configured and migrated users home directories, printers and software licenses to FlexLM
  • Lead Administrator and contact for all four sites.
  • Refreshed from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2003 to faster servers and migrated users home directories, printers, DHCP, DNS for the site.
  • Refreshed to new servers, new tape library and the data line were also upgraded by AT&T but I set up DHCP and DNS on the new server.
  • Migrated the sites from ARCserve 2000 Storage backup System to TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager)

Confidential - Warren, New Jersey

Network Administrator and Desktop Support

Responsibilities:

  • Supported multiple sites across the country, all issues from Server and desktop installation and configuration
  • Platforms: Windows server 2000, NT 4.0, XP, NT Workstation, Windows 95, 98, Millennium.
  • Experienced on Installing, configuring and troubleshooting desktop and laptop computers running on the platforms listed above
  • Configure the NT platforms to join a domain or a Workgroup.
  • Configure a Workstation for Remote Access Service and Dialup networking. I am experienced on Installing and troubleshooting the Microsoft Office suite, MS Exchange, Outlook, Outlook Express, ATT mail, MS Project and Lotus Notes.
  • Used of Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator and Communicator Sybase connectivity, Visio and Aventail. McAfee and Norton anti-virus
  • Remote troubleshooting using SMS or Microsoft Management Console
  • Experienced on Installing, configuring and troubleshooting Servers running Windows NT, Windows 2000 / 2003 and 208 platforms
  • Creating and managing users and groups account on stand-alone or multi master domain model
  • Creating and managing shares resources, disk quotas, NTFS and EFS encryption and security management.
  • Maintaining file servers for applications and system backup
  • Installing and troubleshooting stand-alone servers, SMS servers, SQL servers, Lotus Notes Domino, print servers, DHCP, DNS, WINS and IIS servers.
  • Installing and Configuring Windows 2000/2003 server or to convert it as Domain Controller with Active Directory Directory Services.
  • Configuring and administering Organization Units within Active Directory.
  • Audit users and groups Policies.
  • Maintaining Domain Controllers locally or remotely using Microsoft Management Console, or the Active Directory administrator tools.
  • Troubleshooting network LAN, Protocols and hardware issues.
  • Fulfill Y2K remediation effort for local and remote sites, in coordination with Microsoft and other manufacturers.
  • Configuring and troubleshooting an NT Server or Windows 2x Server as a router between subnets.
  • Installation and Configuration of DNS and WINS Servers.
  • Working in a newly rollout Active Directory environment.
  • Trained to design an Active Directory Directory services.
  • Administering Lotus Notes Domino, creating and managing Lotus Notes user accounts and groups.
  • Responsible for the support of all executive managers and two vice presidents.
  • Coordinating special projects within the IBM Global Services the Project Office team, especially the deployment of the e-business client of Windows 95/2000 platform to all IBM employees.
  • Developing the tools necessary in Notes to assists in managing and tracking the progress of all projects.
  • I am extensively knowledgeable in IBM’s, Microsoft’s and other commercial applications.
  • Knowledge of AIX 5L basics such as directories and files permission, files creation and much more

Confidential - Mahwah, New Jersey

Technical Support Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Supported a staff of over a thousand employees
  • Installed, configured and managed Novell Netware servers version 3.12 running on a Token ring network
  • Created and managed users, groups and shares
  • Assisted in planning for the conversion from Novell to NT 3.51
  • Maintenance, troubleshooting and Installations of all type of peripherals, assisted end users in software applications and hardware devices

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