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TECHNICAL

SKILLS:

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 2008/2010. Linux 4.0.25 4MLinux
  • Software Applications: Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012, SYCNSORT Backup Express and DPX, SolarWinds Orion 11.0, Microsoft Server Performance Monitoring Utility, Cognos Design Management 7.X, Trend- Micro 6.0, NETIQ Software 8.x, Microsoft SQL 10.0,Cisco PIX 501,Cisco Secure ACS v3.2, Cisco Call Manager 4.0, Cisco concentrator Series Manager, Veritas Backup Exec 10 D software package, Oracle Server 8x and Client Enterprise 8x Database applications, Tripwire 4.0, IIS 10.0, Oracle 10x patches, Microsoft Office 2010, Replication 6.22, Intersolv PVCS 5.3, Action Remedy 5.0 ARP Application, CyberFusion, Connect: Direct 8.5 Client Access 4.5, Symantec PcAnywhere 8.0/10.0, TestDirctor 6.02, MOSS 2007, MOSS 2010, and Arc Serve 10.2
  • Hardware: Repaired complete systems for variety of different vendor computer Vendors: Dell Power Edge 2800 and 2850 Systems, Dell Compellent SC8000, Dell PowerEdge R710, Compaq Proliant DL380 Gen.9 Servers, Egenera Clariion SAN CX-320.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. System Administrator

  • Provided systems administration to USUHS Uniformed Services University Data Center deploying VMware 5.1 Microsoft Server 2008/2010.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained Dell Compellent SAN devices for USUHS and AFFRI data center.
  • Developed disaster recovery plan for USUHS and AFFRI.
  • Installed and maintained dual controllers for Dell Compellent SAN for for USUHS and AFFRI data Center.
  • Implemented and Managed all Alerts for SC8000 systems for USUHS and AFFRI Data Centers.
  • Configured Replication between primary data center and secondary data center.
  • Configured replay events for all volumes in SAN environment.
  • Setup clustering for Microsoft VMware 5.1 server 2008 in SAN environment.
  • Maintained Disk integrity for 151 TB dual Dell Compellent SC8000.
  • Ensured firmwear for Compellent systems were install for DICAP regulations.
  • Installed and Managed SyncSort/Catalogic DMX disaster recovery plan which acted a secondary backup resolution to SAN replays.
  • Installed and configured Catalogic 4.0 enterprise backup solution to DPX master server and DPX Client Server.
  • Configured DPX Advanced Recovery block-level backups to ensure up time for all Vmware servers.
  • Deployed SMTP task completion to department heads daily for incremental and full backups completed.
  • Installed Orion Network Performance Monitor SLX-11.0.1.
  • Configured Orion Navigation and Management, Discovery, Mapping, and Custom Views.
  • Configured Orion Advanced Alerts, Reporting, Advanced Monitoring, Universal Device Poller, SNMP traps, and Syslog Viewer.
  • Configured Orion Performance Tuning, Remote Pollers, License Management, and Universal Device Poller, SNMP traps.
  • Maintained 24/7 Netflow Traffic Analyzer for USUHS and AFFRI Data Centers.

Confidential

System Administrator

  • Provided systems administration to USDA United States Department of Agriculture Data Centers Deploying VMware 4.0 and VMware 4.1 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008.
  • Provide system administration wide area networks running various platforms and telecommunications systems.
  • Install, configure, 5 HP DL380 racks servers running the Windows 2003 Enterprise OS in Vmware environment.
  • Test new release software packages for all USDA's application servers in mirror image preproduction datacenter.
  • Perform MS SQL 2003/2005 application migration in clustered environment to fault tolerant HP DL35 blade duel enclosures for Microsoft's SQL 2005 database repository.
  • Maintained network integrity by utilizing Checkpoint NGXR60 firewall operating on a HP DL380 server with VMware HA.
  • Provided administrator support for FNS WEB GSS General Support System which provides services to the USDA, other Federal Agencies, and the public at large via web servers and web applications.
  • Installed IIS 7.0 for critical web servers FPRS, Public Web, Partner Web, and CNPP Public Web.
  • System Support to eDRS Electronic Disqualified Recipient Subsystem Application Microsoft clustered web server Windows 2003 IIS 7.0.
  • Developed, deployed, and documented USDA Contingency Plan for CPPO USDA OCIO Cyber and Privacy Policy and Oversight.
  • Designed disaster recovery plan for production environment and pre-production environment using Commvault SnapProtect, Leverage vStorage API for data Protection VADP .
  • Created secondary storage on HP C7000 storage array of achieves long term retention.
  • Installed, configured, documented, and maintained Moss2007 in Pre-Production and Production environments.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained Cyberfusion 7.0 in Preproduction and Production environment.
  • Installed and configured Connect: Direct 4.5 in Preproduction and Production.
  • Maintained backups and monthly deliverables using Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 for American Systems Government Client.

Confidential

System Administrator

  • Provided systems administration to FDA Data Centers Deploying VMware 3.5 and VMware 4.0 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008.
  • Install, configure, test new OS software release packages for all FDA's application servers.
  • Perform MS SQL 2003/2005 application migration in clustered environment to EMC Clariion CX 3 series.
  • Maintain physical and virtual servers by applying patches and application release packages on MS SQL 2003 and Oracle 10gi databases.
  • Analyze system failures by examining log files and monitoring system via HP Openview.
  • Run regression testing on baseline applications after installation of new release packages to ensure predicted outcome.
  • Serve as the primary support for the Storage Area Network SAN and virtual server infrastructure.
  • Configured and managed NetApps FAS 3000 storage array.
  • Manage SAN storage EMC Clariion CX600.
  • Used EMC PowerPath to manage all data paths from the host to storage array environment.
  • Configured SnapMirror and ShadowCopy to replicated data for disaster recovery and replication to Preproduction and Production sites.
  • Manage clustered applications and Microsoft Exchange 2003 environment including virus scanning, and spam filtering using Symantec enterprise edition.
  • Configured HA High Availability technology, NIC teaming for redundancy, DRS technology, VM Vmotion technology, and MS load balancing for database servers.
  • Installed and configured Oracle Client 10g with patch upgrades.
  • Managed Wiki for documentation up loads for new package releases.
  • Used SolorWind to monitor data center nodes and acquire vital node responses.
  • Deployed new WSUS 4.0centeralized server to network environment.
  • Install Microsoft IIS web servers and Tomcat Servers to use Jakarta Internet Server Application programming Interface ISAPI .
  • Configure IIS Server Security and digital certificate authority for IIS website hosting.
  • Installed Informatica for database management and task scheduling for FDA.
  • Ensure all servers operate at optimum and escalate any issues to appropriate group.
  • Integrate COTS, GOTS, and in house developed applications in a heterogeneous computing environment.
  • Communicated new effective methods to operate, maintain, and define performance tuning to migrated applications.

Confidential

Sr. Network Administrator/Engineer

  • Provided systems network administration to USAC Universal Service Administrative Company and RHC Rural Health Care .
  • Racked, installed, and build server hardware. Configured and managed 100 Windows Servers using multi-functional environment UNIX and Windows Server 2003/2008.
  • Upgraded Microsoft Server 2003 to Microsoft Server 2008.
  • Installed and configured IIS 7.0 web server farm in support of ASP.Net services.
  • Installed IIS 7.0 on Microsoft Exchange server 2003 clustered environment for OWA access.
  • Managed IIS 7.0 Powershell Snap-in to access web-sites, web applications, and virtual directories.
  • Configured NAT for external web service and secured internal LAN address settings.
  • Provided daily reports on IIS 7.0 cluster environment using IIS Database Manager.
  • Implement and manage VMware ESX 3.5.1 enterprise VMware virtual servers.
  • Configured HA High Availability technology, NIC teaming for redundancy, DRS technology, VM Vmotion technology, and load balancing for database servers.
  • Utilized Tripwire 3.0 for client and server security. Viewed Tripwire dashboard to resolve network issues.
  • Tripwire manager to provide complete configuration control across Virtual and physical systems. Deployed VMWare patching and updates.
  • Configured and deployed iLom and eLom technology for remote administration for VMware servers.
  • Monitored servers, network devices, and application performance using WhatsUPGold software.
  • Managed, monitor, and maintain Citrix Presentation server farm.
  • Manage SAN storage EMC Clariion CX600.
  • Configure and maintain differential, incremental, snapshots, and full backups using VERITAS Backup Exec. 10.0.
  • Updated and executed disaster recovery procedure for semi-annual onsite and remote site failovers including failback procedures.
  • Managed and configured Blackberry Enterprise Servers and Blackberry devices.
  • Played a leadership role within the IT team in project planning, design, and implementation of new services and applications for the IT infrastructure.

Confidential

BOC Engineer

  • Provided system administration and support to the Resources Information Technology Program Office RITPO , Blades Operations Center BOC , and Program Management Office PMO .
  • Responsible for installation, configuration, and deployment of Blade Server racks to military bases worldwide. Blade Server rack consist of 1 XCeedium SSL VPN Device, 2 Cisco 2970 fiber switches 24 port 10/1000, 2 Egenera ES chassis with 4-way pBlades, 2 Clariion CX-320 SAN, 1 ADIC Scalar Tape Drive, and 2 APC devices.
  • Rack devices are redundant with lower mirror of upper chassis.
  • Daily objective is to deploy an enterprise solution that will introduce a server blade based technology to refresh the current hub and rack architecture.
  • Bladeframe encompasses Red Hat Linux version RHAS3U68 way blade backbone with 5 VMware application servers version 1.0.2 using Windows 2003 server on front end environment.
  • I configured Console server and PAN Manager version 4.0.25 to allow administration of pBlade servers.
  • I supported and tested systems located in the Governments Advanced Technology Integration Center ATIC .
  • Utilized Tripwire for network policies reporting.
  • Installed IIS 7.0 on Exchange 2003 clustered environment for OWA access
  • Tripwire manager to provide complete configuration control across Virtual and physical systems. Deployed VMWare patching and updates.
  • Used Tripwire to view overall infrastructure health.
  • Working at the ATIC is the initial testing environment for all applications, patches, upgrades, and daily maintenance of MTF Military Health System Bladeframes.
  • Daily configuration and maintenance of ARCserver Backup r 11 for disaster recovery plans.
  • As a Blade frame Engineer, I am responsible for contacting all vendors to resolve hardware/software issue in timely fashion.
  • Required to update upper management of daily actives and advancements regarding deployment of Blade technology.

Confidential

Network Administrator

  • Provided Network Administrator support for Navy Emergency Response System NERMS that will automate dispatch operations and improve incident response times by firefighters, police, and all emergency services at Navy shore location in United States.
  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, and support of HP BL 385, HP BL 45, HP Storage ARRAY System SAN .
  • Responsible for installation of Oracle 10g databases to replicate data between CommandPoint dispatch and mobile field units using CAD, EJS, MIS, GIS, and GEO applications.
  • Configured HP Blade servers with RAID 0 1 for customers request.
  • In charge of setting up Demo Lab development and testing purposes for upgrades and new version releases.
  • Responsible for configuring Mobil HP nc4326 laptops for field units. Managed the power requirements needed to house network devices in data center.
  • Responsible for all inventories being utilized by NERMS project by creating Microsoft Access database.
  • Acted as main point of contact for structuring DNS names, IP address, and setting up communication between Northrop Grumman firewall and DMZ facility.

Confidential

Sr. Network Administrator

  • Provided Network Administration to MEPP II Project governed by USAID/IRAQ.
  • Responsible for all functionality of network systems which allows implementers to input comprehensive activity-related data on the status and progress of all USAID/IRAQ projects.
  • Accountable for maintaining reports, trend analyses, and graphical representation of data using GIS technology and deploying security policies to safeguard data and intrusion attacks.
  • Responsible for the management of MEPP II project budget of 1 million dollars which entailed the purchase of all hardware/software.
  • Directly responsible for managing hardware and software licenses agreements with Microsoft Inc. and managed MSDN licenses for MEPP II activities.
  • In charge of interacting and negotiating with vendors and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Maintain the health and performance of mid-size network, workstations, and network equipment.
  • Manage T1 Line, Cisco routers 3500, Cisco 2800s switches, and PIX firewall 501.
  • Monitored all incoming and outgoing internet traffic and customized routing protocols to IIS servers utilizing HTTP, HTTPS, and SSL Certificates.
  • Manage registration of domain names and registering all DNS Public IP addresses with DNS provider.
  • Administered the deployment and replication of DNS, DCHP, and Active Directory 2003.
  • Installed, configured, deploy, and managed enterprise level network with 30 Windows 2003 Servers. In charge of ensuring the reliability of all Windows 2003 servers on 24/7 schedule.
  • Installed, configured and maintained clustered MS Exchange 2003 servers.
  • Daily duties to monitor event log, queues, services, memory and area storage of Exchange Information Store. Liable for all creations and deployment of UserIDs, passwords, and assigning membership in Active Directory groups to allow user for access network resources.
  • Installed, configured and maintained Blackberry Enterprise Server.
  • Installed, configured and managed Micro-Trend Scan mail 6.0 for Microsoft Exchange 2003.
  • Responsible for installing, monitoring, and maintaining Trend-Micro Enterprise Office Virus Scan 6.0.

Confidential

Network Administrator

  • Responsible for providing network related services to Sunrise Global infrastructure.
  • Specific duties include the installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various network components: Windows 2000/2003 Servers, Cisco and Foundry Routers 6500, NetGear Foundry, and Cisco Switches, and Frame Relay circuits.
  • Provide network assistance to all community users nationwide with TCP/IP configurations.
  • Monitor HP OpenView NNM and respond to all routers and switch malfunctions at community sites.
  • Schedule circuit maintenance and frame relay testing using AT T Business Direct ticketing system.
  • Responsible for daily observation of network metrics such as the routers reachablity, interface availability, health, and response time.
  • Updating Sunrise IT website with community outages and resolutions which affect the WAN/LAN, EMAIL, CITRIX FARM, or other network malfunctions.
  • Accountable for scheduling all data drops nationwide for new Sunrise communities and employees.
  • Install, configure, and evaluate hardware/software and assists with linking servers to database systems.
  • Responsible for researching and implementing security strategies and develop network and host security policies using Active Directory technology.
  • Manage all user accounts on Exchange Servers 5.5 and viewing Spotlight on Exchange to monitor exchange severs.
  • Network administration tasks involve monitoring network traffic using NMIS and resolve issue according to company policies.
  • Manage Citrix Server farm using terminal service manager utility to ensure profile resolution.
  • Support and account for all trouble tickets using HEAT ticketing system.

Confidential

Windows Security Network Administrator

  • Responsible for implementing and managing active directory policies on global groups and locale groups in multi domain environment.
  • Ensuring enterprise account security by reducing the number of active administrator accounts on network environment.
  • Implemented Net IQ security administration suite to protect organization for internal threats by providing enterprise level privilege management policies for Windows 2003 environment.
  • Provided Active Directory permissions management capabilities, which aided in auditing and advance analysis of a role Active Directory access control network.
  • Advised on measures and methods to maintain integrity and reliability of network resources available to clients.
  • Set up user accounts in NetIQ Suite to secure vital administrator password protection.

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