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It Systems Administrator - Contractor Resume

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Norfolk, VA


  • As part of the Professional Services Group, I've travelled to customer sites to implement the Amcom Smart Suite and Oracle 10, 11g software upgrades, deploying Physical and Virtual servers, VOIP phone equipment and Dialogic . Deployed Linux Red Hat and middleware servers which interconnect with the newest Cisco, Avaya and Nortel servers and phones for CTI, paging, messaging, (HL7, TAP, SNMP, SMTP) and switchboard operators. Current SPOK Customers include Government Agencies, Hospitals, Healthcare Providers and Universities. The software deployment consists of Oracle DB upgrade, Weblogic configuration, Amcom Web API, Apache customization, custom Application Servers for Smart Suite. Some of the tools that I used include bash, shell and perl scripts and Lua, C++, HTML languages.
  • Project lead & solution architect in a large Active Directory Migration Project. Migrated 5000 users from 80 globally dispersed domains to one unified domain. Migration to Windows Server 2008, 2012 and Linux Red Hat Server 5.x (RHEL).
  • Managed the Distributed VMware vSphere (5.x) clusters and NetApp FAS 3.x. Executed hardware upgrade / replacement on 10 HP and Dell ESXi servers.


IT Systems Administrator - Contractor

Confidential - Norfolk, VA


  • Administration of three Vmware vSphere Datacenters; comprised of over 300 virtual machines and two Citrix Xen Servers using NetApp and Sun storage pools. Management of Active Directory, Windows Server OS and Linux Centos systems.
  • Migrated and upgraded Active Directory and MSSQL clusters environments from Server 2003, 2008 to server 2012.
  • Maintained ForRent.com in three environments - live, development and beta IIS, Nginx / Apache websites and BigIP F5.
  • Management of Sharepoint live, development and beta environments. Deployed and tested SCCM and SCOM.
  • Supported Web, Database and Mobile Development Teams. Maintained Microsoft SQL and MySQL databases.
  • Hands on experience with subversion Tortoise SVN, GIT, Nagios / Centreon monitoring and Puppet. Development integration with Maven/Jenkins for the developers. Team designed and implemented DR (Disaster Recovery), and tested it successfully on two occasions.

IT Systems Administrator - Consultant

Confidential - Franklin, VA


  • Web hosting for Bank of America Publishing in a PCI compliant environment.
  • Administration of Vmware, vSphere, Datacenter; hosting hundreds of Linux and Windows server virtual machines.
  • Administration of over 55 physical servers and its related IT equipment in a mixed MS Windows Active Directory and LAMP stacks. Administration of Sharepoint 2010.
  • Maintained over 100 IIS and Apache served high-traffic websites; some powered by ColdFusion
  • Supported web developers using CMS applications: Sitecore, Drupal and Plesk Panel.
  • Provided companywide IT support and maintained database applications: Microsoft SQL & MySQL.
  • Administration of Cisco, Netgear, Fortinet Fortigate Firewalls and Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD mail servers.
  • Designed and implemented the addition of new ESXi Dell Servers into the existing Datacenter.
  • Migrated from MS SQL Server 2000 to 2003 and 2008. Revised and wrote all technical documentation pertaining to Network and Systems Security. Provided technical support for over 200 external users email accounts.

IT Systems Administrator - Contractor

Confidential - Newport News, VA


  • Ensured high-availability production and development servers up-time in an Active Directory, clustered environment (IIS, Microsoft SQL, Exchange Server). Managed NetApp FAS 2020 SAN storage.. Administered Samsung PBX telephony system.
  • Assisted in developing and maintaining of mission critical website (e-Commerce). Supported the programmers Team Foundation Server (TFS) projects - ASP .Net and C#.
  • Provided company-wide IT support for the programmers and the end users and maintained custom database applications.
  • Migrated to Exchange server 2010 from 2000, which included multi-phase planning and lab testing. Migrated from Servers 2000 to Server 2008, including custom built Exchange and Hyper-V servers.

IT Systems Administrator - Contractor

Confidential, West Point, NY


  • Responsible for IT support and systems administration for hundreds of employees across multiple locations within the Confidential (FMWR) grounds and the remote facilities outside the Academy grounds. Ensured data integrity for the soldiers and their families.
  • Recommended LAN security management solution. Implemented help-desk management software, including process and metrics (FMWR). Attended numerous IA classes and obtained Information Assurance Certificates.

IT Systems Administrator



  • Servers administration and IT support for over 100 users (LAN, WAN, VPN) for architectural, 3D modeling software in a hybrid IT environment: PC, Apple, Vmware and Citrix.
  • Organized and executed technical support for national and international VTC meetings - Managed Two Tandberg VTC systems.
  • Administration of Avaya PBX telephony system. Managed software and hardware full life-cycle.
  • Lead project to upgrade company-wide workstations and servers across three physical locations.
  • Deployed new architectural, collaborative and financial programs: Auto-CAD, Revit, Newforma Project Center.
  • Deployed VMware ESX HP Servers and migrated P2V Exchange 2003 and MS Server 2003. Deployed BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES).
  • I have held a Non-IT, managerial position at the Heidelberg Golf Club in Oftersheim, while in Germany.

IT Systems - Consultant



  • Designed custom servers and systems integration for small and medium-sized customer networks.
  • Design and administration of LANs, WANs, data retrieval, troubleshooting, as well as providing customer support and training.
  • Provided servers and network administration and consulting services for local businesses.
  • Performed integration, systems administration, and migrated numerous local businesses to latest releases of OSs and Exchange servers. Post-sales technical expertise.
  • Mentored IT Interns including various students from UK and France.


Proficient: VMware ESXi vSphere, Citrix Xen Server, Hyper-V, KVM and multiple OSs.

Certified: Active Directory, LDAP, Microsoft Exchange, DNS, DHCP, IIS (MSID 6551660).

Proficient: Linux Apache, MySQL, BIND, LAMP, email servers (sendmail, postfix, Zimbra).

Proficient: NetApp, Sun, OpenFiler, SAN Storage.

Experienced: Cisco, Avaya, Samsung, Asterisk, Nortel PBX Systems and IP Phone systems. Tandberg, Polycom VTC.

Experienced: Cisco, Check Point, Juniper, Netgear, Fortinet Routers and Firewalls, Barracuda Anti-Spam & Web filters.

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