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Active Directory Engineer Resume

Auburn Hills, MI

SUMMARY

  • 7 years experience as an Administrator in Active Directory with in the IT industry and in architecting solution with Security Identity & Access management tools.
  • Well versed in installation, configuration, deployment and management of enterprise applications using Windows server 2003\2008R2\2012R2 and Web Sphere Application server
  • Experience in writing shell scripts to manage on both Unix and Windows Environment.
  • Experience in managing Active directory, DNS and DHCP Servers and handy experience in coordinating releases, build deployments etc
  • Experience in developing custom connectors to connect to target systems using SDI framework.
  • Experience in creating multiple websites using multiple IPs, multiple ports and configuring host headers
  • Experience in creating Group policies for Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R2 in AD domain.
  • Created and managed Active Directory (AD) Organizational Units (OU), Group Policy Objects (GPO) users and groups.
  • Expertise in installing, configuring and administrating Certificate Authority.
  • Expert level skills in Object - Oriented Analysis, Design and Development of software applications using Java/J2EE applications on Windows, UNIX, Linux platforms.
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Client/Server Technology, and Multithreaded programming.
  • Experience in Implementation of name resolution using WINS & DNS in TCP/IP environment.
  • Generating Certificate sign in request for New SSL certifications including Import & export of the SSL Certificates among Websites
  • Excellent problem resolution and communication skills with ability to work under pressure in a highly visible role and 24x7 on call support.
  • Superior technical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experienced in Windows server Operating Systems and in implementing Active Directory Service.
  • Experienced in Implementing, configuring and administrating Exchange servers.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Systems: Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 R2/2012R2, RHEL 5.x/6.x

System Management: Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Manager

Application Servers: Microsoft Active Directory 2003, Microsoft Exchange 5.5, Microsoft Exchange server 2003/10, DHCP, DNS and WINS Services, Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0/7.0, Remote Desktop Service (RDS).

Programming Languages: C, C++, Python

Scripting languages: Power shell, Batch

Databases: SQL server 2000/2005/2008 , Oracle SQL, PL/SQL

Networking: DNS, WINS, DHCP, TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP

Testing Tools: HP ALM Quality Center 11, Issue & Project Tracking

Software: JIRA, Change control management, CA Service Desk, Service now

LDAP Directories: Active Directory and Sun Directory Server

Workstations: Windows7, WindowsXP

Virtualization tools: Hyper-V, VMware, Citrix XenApp

Patching Tool: SCCM

Ticketing: Lotus notes 8.5

Migration Tools: Quest Migration Manager V8.8 &V8.10

Documentation tools: Microsoft Visio, MS word, Microsoft power point, MS Excel, Latex

AD Command line Tools: Dsquery, Adfind, GPupdate, Dsget, Dcpromo

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Active Directory Engineer

Confidential - Auburn Hills, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Support multiple AD forests, including multiple domains forest with over 8 domains, 150 domain controllers and 120 AD sites, running on Windows Servers 2003, 2008 R2 and 2012 R2.
  • Deploy Manage and troubleshooting of Windows 2008R2 and 2012 R2 Domain Controllers in Active Directory.
  • Create and Link standard policies to windows 2003, 2008R2 and 2012 R2 servers in PROD, QA & DEV Environments.
  • Migrating Users, Groups, Workstations and Application window Servers from Source domain to Target domain using QMM in AD Domain and Copy the existing Group policies form one domain to another domain with in the AD forest.
  • Performed Windows servers patching using SCCM Console.
  • Closely interacting with internal and external clients to translate the technical and user requirements in to application designs.
  • Managing Production changes through release process on different environments like PROD/DEV/DR/QA.
  • Performed Integration and system testing for both DEV and QA on HP Quality Center
  • Updated Active Directory Schema from Windows server 2003 to 2008R2 in Production Environment.
  • Worked on Accounts Delegation, Drive Mappings - Adjust GPO Policies for Drive Mapping and Adjust GPO Policies / Folder Redirection.
  • Estimated the size of all the files and folders for all the DFS servers
  • Decommissioned Application windows 2003 server and 2008 R2 servers in DEV and QA domains.
  • Create and Apply Technical Minimum Base Standard Policies to various versions (Windows servers 2000/2003/2008 R2/2012R2) in PROD/DEV/DR/QA Environments.
  • Worked with SCCM team to install and uninstall application package on users Workstations Using SCCM Console.
  • Managing Active Directory components including Domain controller’s installation, Global catalog servers, Trusts and Sites.
  • Configured DNS for use with Active Directory across windows Servers 2003/2008R2/2012R2.
  • Supported Centrify Project on AD side -Integration of Active Directory for Linux, UNIX & AIX systems.
  • Supported TCR (Teller Cash Recycler) installation at all the banking centers all over USA, for bringing the devices in to the network with a DHCP reservations.
  • Documented all the processes and procedures for both DEV and QA environments.
  • Setup (Installed) printers and published them to the AD directory. Setup QA, DEV Access and Permissions for Support Teams based on RASIC.

ENVIRONMENT: Windows Servers 2003, 2008 R2 and 2012 R2, RedHat Linux, IIS 6.0/7.0, Remote desktop services, File and Folder Sizes, HP quality center, Lotus Notes, DNS, DHCP, DFS, Hyper-V, Centrify, Folder redirection, Powershell ISE, service desk, service now, SCCM, Group policy management.

Systems Administrator

Confidential - Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Support multiple AD forests, including multiple domains forest with over 10 domains, 60 domain controllers and 40 AD sites, running on Windows 2003, Windows 2008, 2008 R2 and Windows 2012.
  • Planning intra forest migration to consolidate multiple child domains. Provide procedures, documents, customize accounts migration with pre/post task to minimize user's impact after migration.
  • Planning and implement data synchronization between external data to AD. Customize update certain data fields from HR data to multiple attributes in AD user object.
  • Configured Network infrastructure roles, Active directory domain services roles along with adding and removing server roles and features.
  • Created and managed Active Directory (AD) Organizational Units (OU), Group Policy Objects (GPO) users and groups.
  • Automation stale user and computer accounts clean up to compliance with company policy.
  • Research and deploy companywide private enterprise public key infrastructure using MS CA servers for encryption file system, two factor authentication, code signing, server SSL.
  • Automation certificate revocation for account management.
  • Provide custom certificate template for VPN to allow access to different network segment.
  • Provide solution for wireless access by custom certificate template base user account.
  • Complete Active Directory AD health check with MS Engineer to fix more than 100 issues in companywide forest, modify Active Directory topology to enhance replication and authentication operations.
  • Provide solution for various applications connect direct/indirect to AD database for user authentication.
  • Perform regular Domain Controllers Health checks through DCDIAG.
  • Work with developer to troubleshoot LDAP connection to query multiple AD domains.
  • Third level support for SCCM, DNS, DHCP, DFS, and group policy.
  • Implement ADFS and Dir-sync for deployment of Office 365.
  • Added and removed server roles and features; configured AD Domain Services roles; configured network infrastructure roles; configured file and print services; configured IIS7 on Server Core.
  • Added backup features and used unattended Xml files to automate Windows Server 2008 setup.
  • Performed unattended domain controller installation.
  • Cluster management, replication monitoring and management, performance tuning
  • Maintaininguserlogin logs and updating operating system and hardware patches.
  • Support and migration of windows servers and system maintenance support.
  • Created and managed new group policies as per the customer request.

ENVIRONMENT: Windows Servers 2003, 2008 R2 and 2012 R2, RedHat Linux, IIS 7.0, Remote desktop services, File and Folder Sizes, HP quality center, Lotus Notes, DNS, DHCP, DFS, Group Policy management, SSL Certs, LDAP certs.

Active Directory Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Work with team members and independently as an Active Directory Engineer to support Health Agency in an effort to provide deployment and migration support for the consolidation of medical IT assets into a single Active Directory (AD) forest.
  • Administration of Operating System, Windows XP/2000/vista Professional, Windows 7, MS server 2003/2008 R2.
  • Configuration and maintaining the Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy management.
  • With the use of 2X application server, managing the load balancing on the entire terminal server for smooth operation.
  • This task supports the traveling of team members various onsite locations and remote migration of all resources from all Departments and Tricare facilities Active Directory (AD) forests into one Joint Active Directory forest with sustainability as a follow on task.
  • These duties include physical installation of new domain controller hardware, Build of Joint Active Directory (JAD) domain controllers on new hardware.
  • Build of JAD domain controllers on existing hardware as an upgrade or reload. Coordination of network connectivity for migration related ports and protocols.
  • Coordination of outage windows and notifications required during migration. Installation of AD migration tools on appropriate servers.
  • Verification of trusts required accomplishing migration into the JAD. Migration of user related objects into the JAD.
  • Migration of file servers into the JAD. Migration of print servers into the JAD. Migration of other member servers into the JAD.
  • Verification of authentication and resource access after migration.
  • Fault isolation and resolution of migration related issues as required. Assist and support DHA as subject matter expert (SME) for DIACAP transition to Risk Management Framework (RMF) and upcoming Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) which is conducted to help assess each systems risks and give the Authorizing Officials pertinent information for granting a system Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • Setup the offsite User to work virtually, saved $100,000 annually for the company.
  • Evaluate the LAN/WAN hardware and software requirements and capabilities.
  • Monitoring the server using GFI tool, bandwidth usage and how many users are accessing the servers. Review technical aspects of changes ensuring they meet Policy requirements and avoid scheduling conflicts.

ENVIRONMENT: Windows Servers 2003, 2008 R2 and 2012 R2, RedHat Linux, IIS 7.0, Remote desktop services, DNS, DHCP, DFS, Group Policy management.

Active Directory Service Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring, administration of Windows 2008 servers, Active Directory Services, DNS DHCP, FTP, WSUS, IIS Web Server and SQL Database Server, System Management Servers (SMS) servers.
  • Provide 1st level support for Active Directory end users, applications and administration teams.
  • Trouble Shoot Active Directory issues in Microsoft Server 2008 and 2008 R2 including VIPS, F5, Group Policy, Domain Controllers, Stealth Intercept and SCOM.
  • Built Test Forest and three Domains to implement testing plans and guidelines for applications to test against AD.
  • Administering DHCP Server-creation of reservation and under reservation options,configuring of router IP address.
  • Responsible for Active directory, GPO, Domain users, Administrating users and groups and given appropriate permissions and privilege to access our LAN and Domain environment.
  • Configured Terminal Server to access to the servers using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).
  • Migrated the Windows XP desktop environment to the Windows7.
  • Responsible for Security Patch Management and Deployment to all clients using Microsoft WSUS.
  • Installing, configuring, administering, troubleshooting VMware server on ESX platform and VMware client, workstation.
  • Installation and Configuration of networks, router/switches configuration and wireless access point/router with security, TCP/IP, VPN, Content Filtering, Access Control Lists on router/switches, VLANs (port mapping, naming etc.), and routing IP address in both LAN/WAN and wireless networks.
  • Analyze, log, track and complex software and hardware matters of significance pertaining to networking connectivity issues, printer, server, and application to meet business needs.
  • Creating a backup job and also took backup of data center on daily, weekly and monthly basis.

ENVIRONMENT: Windows Servers 2003, 2008 R2, SQL Database server, IIS 6.0/7.0, WSUS Remote desktop services, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, Group Policy objects, VMware ESXi 5.1,5.5 Server.

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