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Senior Systems Administrator Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Rising IT Professional with over 10 years experience in advanced Information Technology. Proven track record of saving millions in IT Operating costs through efficiency initiatives and innovative solutions leveraging in - depth noledge of information security, risk management, networking, systems administration and high degree of business intellect. Dedicated IT Management providing expertise with multiple Operating Systems, compliance standards and new technologies such as cloud providers
  • Enterprise Architecture - Cloud Architecture - SaaS - PaaS - SAN - VMWare - Citrix XenServer - Windows 98, 2k, XP, Vista, 7, 8 - Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012 - MySQL Server 5.* - MS SQL Server 2000, 2008 - Desktop Virtualization - IT Budgeting – Network Administration – Network Cabling – Co-Location Facility – Data Centers – Comprehensive Backup Solutions – CentOS 5, 6 – Ubuntu 10, 12, 14 – DNS – DHCP – Helpdesk Management – Inventory Management – HIPAA – PCI DSS – MS IIS Server 5+ - Health Level Seven Interfacing (HL7)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Migrate Hosted Services to internally administered and maintained in Tier III Data Center in Atlanta from Massachusetts
  • $6 Million Annual Savings for migration project alone
  • Youngest Employee with most senior position in IT below CTO (age 22 InterMedia Outdoors)
  • Engineered/Implemented/Administered Backup Solution for daily, weekly, and monthly backups where no backup architecture existed
  • Implemented Disaster Recovery solution leveraging Amazon S3 at VM-Level for complete restore in minutes
  • Adept Virtualization and Storage Engineer with 5 years experience.
  • Specialist in leveraging advanced technology to drive efficiency gains across all branches of business
  • Experienced problem-solver holistic approach to technology-driven growth and development
  • Led initiative to reduce costs company wide (printing, un-used resources, efficiency initiatives)
  • Implemented Best Practices across all business divisions
  • Negotiate contracts and lease agreements with telecom, hardware and software solutions
  • Engineer and Implement first backup solution
  • Leverage Cloud (Amazon S3, EC2) for warehousing large amounts of data and DR Backup and Recovery
  • Migration from GitOLite to GitLab Version Control
  • Redesign and rebuild of core network and systems
  • Integration of Nimble SAN replacing local disk for all storage
  • Development of key business practices to facilitate rapid scale
  • Improved Operational Security of propriety internal Medical Billing codebase written in Ruby

Jr. Helpdesk Technician - Helpdesk Manager - Senior Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Entrusted member of Executive Team driving business decisions and leading IT Department
  • Strived for company-wide compliance with modern Healthcare standards and best practices
  • Defined and implemented Information Systems-rich workflows across all business disciplines
  • Led IT Implementations for all clients with facilitated communication between all relevant parties and scheduled internal resources for development projects and complex financial report build-out
  • Managed involvement of internal and external software developers for wide-ranging business goals
  • Fulfilled roles of Network Administrator, Database Administrator, Systems Administration, InfoSec Officer, Client Information Specialist, Client Service Representative, Helpdesk Manager
  • Managed and planned successful migration from Hosted services to full internal NOC, Development and Helpdesk
  • Managed servers and networking in 6-7 remote offices across US
  • Oversaw migration to Microsoft Online Services from Exchange/BES (Office 365)
  • Design of all aspects of Co-Lo facility including location
  • Negotiated Vendor Contracts while implementing strict purchase approval processes company-wide
  • Experience with Implementing and maintaining PCI Compliance, SSAE 16, HIPAA, HITECH and SAS 70
  • Manage aspects of Windows XP, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2012 Operating Systems
  • Virtualization Expert (Hyper-V, VMware, XenServer)
  • 10 years experience with Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Serving as IT Implementation Manager allowed direct relationship with the clients from contract signing
  • Utilization of SQL Queries to develop new financial reporting to large national laboratories and in direct support of other business executives while on calls at times as on-demand query builder
  • Led company-wide automation initiatives to reduce cost of staffing and improve accuracy with 52 total ma hours saved per week
  • Manage all aspects of Windows XP, 7, 8, Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2012 Operating Systems
  • Administer Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MySQL 5.X + Database Servers
  • Implemented and administered backup solution (Local and Cloud for Disaster Recovery)
  • Maximize operational efficiency of all information systems
  • Company-Wide Communications Resource for sensitive email or letter drafting
  • Extensive experience implementing Virtualization in highly varied environments

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