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Sr. Systems/network Administrator Resume Profile

Arlington, VA

SUMMARY

An accomplished IT professional with demonstrated success implementing strategic IT initiatives that improve business functionality with positive impacts on the bottom line. Technology savvy self-starter, adept at moving into new environments and can extrapolate from existing experience to quickly adapt to new technologies fluently. Possess first-rate communications and collaboration skills to lead and work in concert with diverse groups effectively.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

OPERATING SYSTEMS:Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 2000 Professional Server,Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2008 ServerSP2/R2, Windows Server 2012, Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES4.

HARDWARE:Cisco 2800 series Routers, Cisco 2960/3550/2560/3750 Switches, Brocade Switches, 3Com Switches,HP ProCurve 2426/2626 POE Switches, Hubs, Laptops, Workstations HP, Dell Compaq , Servers HP ProLiant Blade Servers, Compaq ProLiant, Dell , SAN EMC Clarion, Compellent Network Storage, OnStor Bobcats

SOFTWARE: Microsoft Application Virtualization App-V 4.5/5.0, VMWare ThinApp 4/7/5.0, Desktop Authority Manager, Microsoft SCCM 2007/2012, Altiris Notification Server, Altiris Deployment Server, Avaya IP Office Manager,Evault, HP Insight Manager, VMware vSphere 4 5 ESXand vCenter Server, Cisco IOS, Shavlik, Norton Ghost, Symantec Endpoint Protection 11, Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console, Symantec Anti-Virus Corporate Edition, McAfee Anti-Virus Enterprise, Veritas, TCPview, SolarWindsEngineer Edition, TFTP Server, VMWare Infrastructure Client, Hyper Terminal, OnStor NAS Gateway Manager, Sitescope Monitoring,HP Insight Manager

EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Systems/Network Administrator

  • Provide technical operation tier 4support in the following areas: system operations systems administration, configuration management user help desk hardware/software telecommunications support COTS test and evaluation and network operations centers.
  • Formulate and define system scopes and objectives through user needs and an understanding of business systems and industry requirements.
  • Develop, execute, and document the test plans and procedures.
  • Provide expert technical guidance, interpretation and implementation oversight of applicable information security policies, processes, and practices to ensure operational availability.
  • Review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested program or program change is possible within existing system.
  • Prepare workflow charts and diagrams to specify in detail operations to be performed by equipment and computer programs and operations to be performed by personnel in system.
  • Design and prepare layouts for computer systems requirements and develops procedures to process data using LAN/WAN and PC or mainframe ADPE.

Confidential

Systems/Image Engineer Joint Chiefs of Staff Contract

  • Virtualized25 software applicationsfor use on x86 x64 bit Windows 7,VDI and thick box systemsusing VMware's ThinApp 4.7software.
  • Used Microsoft's App-V 4.6 SP1 App-V 5.0 virtualization software to virtualize 22 applications to be distributed via both SCCM and Microsoft's App-V Server console.
  • Converted 50 App-V 4.6 virtualized packages to App-V 5.0 through PowerShell 3.0 using the App-V 5 Package converter, ConvertFrom-Legacyappvpackage for x86 systems including SharePoint Designer 2010, Microsoft Project 2010 Microsoft Office 2010.
  • Troubleshoot VMWare Thinapp virtualized application functionality using dll dump.exe to diagnose hung processes within virtualized sandboxes.
  • Captured Windows 8.1 OS Images using WinPE for Dell Venue and Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Tablets.
  • Performed Layer 3 OSI Model troubleshooting using traceroute, pathping, netstat, arp ping commands via elevated command prompts.

Confidential

Sr.System Engineer Office of the Secretary of Defense Contract

  • Created virtual Windows 2003 Domain Controllers for multiple domains using dcpromo.
  • Used PowerShell to initiate custom PowerCLI scriptswhich load balanced resource pools in VMware vSphere.
  • Managed SRDF arrays and RDM mappings in vSphere 5.1
  • Created, Cloned and Deployed Windows 7 Virtual machine templates in VMware vSphere Client 5.1.
  • Configured patching groups in Shavlik to deploy Microsoft Security patches for compliance on Windows 2K3/2K8/2K8R2 servers.
  • Resolved Cat I, II III Retina Scan findings on physical and virtual DoD workstations and servers through modifying windows Registry settings via Regedit and Folder s permissions/security.
  • Created Active Directory User Accounts, Service Accounts and Security Groups.
  • Troubleshot Active Directory User accounts through password resets, unlocking accounts OU verification of accounts being in the appropriate AD container s .
  • Created Group Policy Objects GPO using Group Policy Management Console gpmc.msc to apply security settings and configurationsto Windows XP, Windows 7, W2k3, W2K8 and W2K8R2 computer/server objects within Active Directory on NIPRnet SIPRnet.
  • Installed Solarwinds Orion Network Performance Monitor NPM 10.6 Server and Application Monitor SAM 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 server architecture for network monitoring of resources software.
  • Configured community strings on Windows 2003 servers to allow communication with Solarwinds NPM for system monitoring through Solarwinds' Application Monitor.
  • Updated IP address assignments for various subnets within SolarWinds NPM.
  • Created application packages including Firefox in Microsoft's SCCM for distribution to Windows 7 desktop systems.
  • Managed settings and configurations for users, computers and networks through Quest Desktop Authority.
  • Managed and maintained data privacy through encrypting data stored on system endpoints through Mobile Armor.

Confidential

Sr. Systems Administrator Department of State Contract

  • Maintained an A compliance rating for the CA-Vistronix/CA-IVV organizational unit within the Department of State's iPost security compliance system through daily reviews of site reports remediation of security compliance findings, and missing Microsoft Patches/software on Windows systems.
  • Monitored daily anti-virus definitions compliance for CA-Vistronix CA-IVV OU's through Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console.
  • Ensured up to date anti-virus definition compliance for CA-Vistronix CA-IVV by installing Symantec Endpoint Protection anti-virus updates to workstations remotely through the SEPM console and manually.
  • Provided technical support for configuration, installation, problem isolation, and problem resolution of government servers, Cisco switches, and routers.
  • Created Access Control Lists on Cisco Routers, through Cisco's IOS to mitigate prohibited TCP/IP traffic from traversing the OpenNet/OpenNet Plus ONP network.
  • Created 16 VLANs to segment OpenNet/OpenNet Plus ONP IP network traffic on Cisco 2960/3550/2560/3750 switches.
  • Configured and maintained Ethernet port assignments on Cisco and HP ProCurve POE switches.
  • Configured HP ProCurve POE switches to allow both data voice IP packet traffic for use with an Avaya IP VoIP phone system.
  • Assisted in the conversion of 42 personnel analog phone system to VoIP using Avaya IP Office.
  • Allocated mass storage space on Dell Compellent SAN Storage for distribution as LUN's on VMWare ESXi Servers.
  • Created virtual servers using VMWare vSphere through the VMWare Infrastructure Client.
  • Created batch files for execution of software installations, Symantec anti-virus definition updates Microsoft security patches.
  • Mitigated vulnerabilities though updating Microsoft Adobe patches onboth physical virtual Windows workstation and server platforms.
  • Created deployed Windows XP images using Symantec Ghost.
  • Spliced and crimped Cat5/5e/6 Ethernet cable for network connectivity.
  • Researched and recommended vendor products such as new Cisco Routers/switches and faster SAN Storage implantationsto generate additional business and increase staff efficiency.

Confidential

Systems Analyst IV

  • Received the Bronze Recognition Award for the FDCA 2010 Census ELCO Deployments in recognition of exceptional achievement and contribution to the success of Unisys - December 2008.
  • Configured, imaged, and tested computer and network equipment for 13 Regional Census Centers and 494 Local Census offices.
  • Provided onsite Engineering support for Unisys' Stealth Solution demonstration during the Coalition Warrior Interoperability.
  • Imaged 3300 Workstations and Laptops for the FDCA 2010 Decennial Census Project using Altiris Deployment Server.
  • Maintained support for 10,000 systems in the FDCA 2010 Decennial Census Project.
  • Maintained Altiris Notification Server package servers with software deployment tools.
  • Created reports through direct SQL queries as required providing metric statistics.
  • Maintained Altiris Notification Server and Deployment Server components and associated container structures.
  • Added new sites to Altiris DS and NS structures along with bringing all new workstations up to standard.
  • Performed database validations and updated the database as necessary.
  • Supported deployment activities by assisting with asset management feeds into the asset management database.
  • Administered and resolved issues with associated end-user workstation software and hardware products.

Confidential

Data Center Operations Technician

  • Administered and Installed Evault Info Storage Agent on ProLiant Blade Servers running Microsoft Windows 2003 Standard and Red Hat Linux ES 4.
  • Configured and administered Brocade Switches.
  • Deployed OS Configurations to HP ProLiant p-Class Blade Servers through Altiris Deployment Solutions. Planned Major server and system administration projects.
  • Configured both manual and automated installations of Windows 2003 Server and Red Hat Linux ES 4 on HP ProLiant p-Class Blade Servers.
  • Performed multimedia tape rotation including preparation for offsite storage
  • Assisted Technical Operations Lead as necessary on projects or scheduling needs.
  • Maintained accurate, complete records for system operations, task lists, problems and resolution updates.
  • Monitored electrical, HVAC, and other critical support systems and followed troubleshooting/escalation procedures accordingly.
  • Racked, cabled, and labeled all equipment

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