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Senior Network / Systems Engineer Resume Profile

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Versatile, multi-talented network and systems engineer with over 30 years experience.
  • Extensive computer training with knowledge of multiple networking environments and business software packages.
  • Hands-on experience in various environments and technologies.
  • Top secret military security clearance

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Network Technologies: Cisco Switches including Catalyst Express 500, 2900 Series, 3500 Series, 3700 Series, up to 4500 Chassis, CheckPoint routers and firewalls, Linksys, Sonicwall,, BlueCoat Packet Shaper and firewalls Bomgar series remote support appliance/

Server Technologies: Citrix, MCSE NT 4.X Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008 Microsoft Exchange 5.X, 2000, 2003, 2007. Compaq/HP, ASE Accredited Support Engineer , Intel Platform Specialist, Server , Network , A . Oracle/Sun Virtual Box 4.X VMware Server and ESXi 5.5.X.

IMail Version 10 and 11. HP Proliant DL, ML Servers, IBM xSeries, Dell PowerEdge

series servers. Global Scape EFT, SFTP server software. Certified Novell NetWare Engineer 3X, 4.X, 5.X, 6.X Master CNE 5 and 6. Certified Symantec NetBackup engineer architect.

National Agency Check Plus Security Clearance. Position of Trust

Backup Software: NovaStor, Brightstore, Symantec BackupExec, Symantec Net Backup 6.x, 7.X

AntiVirus: Symantec Antivirus, McAfee Antivirus, ESET32, Sophos, AVG,

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY / CONTRACT

Confidential

Senior Network / Systems Engineer

  • Two year contract position. Extended to complete network redesign and server upgrades and migration. to new environment.
  • Responsible for approximately 1200 Microsoft, Novell, Citrix, Solaris, Linux, Unix, servers.
  • Successfully Migrated Windows 2003 domain to 2008.
  • Implemented Symantec Net Backup architecture and storage for approximately 1200 servers which was a mixture of Microsoft, Red Hat Linux, Solaris 10, Novell NetWare
  • Installed and configured a BlueCoat Packet-Shaper.
  • Installed an Ecessa PowerLink fail over appliance to provide redundancy and fault-tolerance on the corporate network.
  • Supervised technical staff and help desk team during migrations and LAN redesign.
  • Maintained datacenter uptime of 24x7 environment.
  • Migrated thirty users from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 with no loss of data.
  • Migrated multiple Windows 2003 servers successfully to Windows 2008.
  • Migrated over 400 Windows 2008 servers successfully to Windows 2012.
  • Cisco LAN project redesigning current LAN structure to accommodate fault tolerance, failover and firewall protection.
  • Utilized Sun Virtual box, VM Ware ESXi and Microsoft Virtual Machines for Virtualization.
  • Created IT department, policies and procedures.
  • Evaluated network and system needs for future growth and expansion.
  • Installed Orion NPM version 9.5 for monitoring, detect, diagnose, and resolve network outages and performance issues.
  • Installed redundancy and transparent failover with two Cisco 3800 series routers, using BGP, two 3560 Layer 3 switches and a resegment of the VLANS which connect to Cisco 2950 switches.
  • Implemented Expedient and Time Warner as 2 primary lines both 45 Mb and AT T T1 as a third The Routers handle the BGP and the two Cisco ASA 5510's provide firewall protection.
  • Changed VLAN structure to separate the in house side and the customer's side of network for security and fault tolerance.
  • Updated Microsoft Exchange from 2003 to 2010 with no loss of data.
  • Installed Red Alert external monitoring software.
  • Designed, implemented Sun Virtual Box, and VM Ware ESXi virtualizing sixty Microsoft and 2 Linux servers.

Confidential

Senior Network Engineer / Acting IT Director

  • Contract position working with various Cisco routers and switches on a daily basis.
  • Developed IT support department and team focus.
  • Responsible for 20 local Windows 2003 R2 Servers, 15 remote servers.
  • Upgraded McAfee EPolicy Orchestrator from 3.6 to 4.0.
  • Created corporate wide service help desk and ticket system using Issue Track Web Software.
  • Renovated client's back up strategy from tape to tapeless. Migrated from Brightstore to NovaStor.
  • Installed Global MPLS network between corporate office and remote plants.
  • Replaced all Cisco PIX 615E firewall with Astaro firewall gateways.
  • Installed and tested LeftHand Network solution, 3.6 Terabyte storage array for SAN storage and hot side disaster recovery.
  • Installed Microsoft Terminal Server farm and configured 300 remote clients.
  • Installed and configured a Bomgar B200 remote support unit.
  • Migrated 700 local Exchange 2003 users to a new environment.
  • Reduced costs and increased efficiency by upgrading network, resegmenting LAN, and updating all servers. Corrected users' issues.
  • Trained internal staff to accomplish jobs that were being done by outside vendors.
  • Created a user training program that resulted in fewer workstation problems.

Confidential

Network Lead / Manager

  • Managed networking team of 7 engineers.
  • Installed various Cisco routers to connect remote plants.
  • Software conversion manager. Installed document imaging software for 1,500-user network.
  • Moved 4.5 terabyte's of data with zero loss.
  • Completed migration in 45 days, earlier than 90 days cited for project.
  • Migrated existing uses to new system with zero down time.

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer

  • Designed and implemented network infrastructure for move of 150 users to new office which included all network terminations, fiber-optic backbone and firewall implementation.
  • Purchased and configured all hardware systems including servers, NAS devices, backup systems, firewalls, and routers. Equipment was mostly Cisco and HP.
  • Created and maintained terminal services for employee remote access.
  • Monitored and maintained network systems including Netware and Microsoft servers, MS Exchange.
  • Performed daily and monthly backups for the servers.
  • Upgraded network operating systems.
  • Created and issued proper network access to employees.
  • Created, maintained, and granted access to various network printers.
  • Ensured legal licensing of all software on desktops and servers.
  • Monitored and maintained network security, including implementation of anti-virus and firewall security.
  • Assisted help desk in troubleshooting and customer support.
  • Maintained daily operations of corporate network infrastructure including Internet access, email, security and anti-virus.
  • Maintained active directory and group policy objects for corporation of 100 users.
  • Managed VPN, IP addressing, DSL configurations, firewall and router configurations connecting remote sites.
  • Maintained DNS, DHCP, WINS for corporate computers and domains.
  • Created and maintained documentation of IT policies and procedures, system structure and configurations, access rights and risk assessments for FDIC audit resulting in a 1 rating for 2006.
  • Implemented and configured change management system, policy and procedure to minimize the impact of changes.
  • Installed, configured and managed Windows 2000/2003 servers for different services for corporate infrastructure.
  • Installed and maintained Symantec Anti-virus corporate edition ensuring servers and workstations were protected from computer viruses Designed Visio documentation of entire corporation to facilitate network troubleshooting.
  • Administered POP3 e-mail domain for 100 users.
  • Installed and maintained a diverse solution of systems including firewalls, switches, secure FTP and syslog servers reducing outages and providing maximum network availability to ensure secure and reliable access to network resources.
  • Assimilated numerous systems providing a heterogeneous network environment interconnecting Windows, Linux and Novell systems in an enterprise environment.

Confidential

Director of Information Technology

  • Maintained daily operations of corporate network.
  • Designed corporate infrastructure for point-to-point T-1 to increase network availability and recovery.
  • Implemented and configured change management system, policy and procedure to minimize the impact of changes.
  • Created and maintained documentation of IT policies and procedures, system structure and configurations, access rights and risk assessments.
  • Assimilated numerous systems providing a heterogeneous network environment interconnecting Windows, Linux and Novell systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Responsible for the upgrading of the network operating systems.

Confidential

Network Engineer / Manager

  • Created and issued proper network access to employees.
  • Created, maintained, and granted access to various network printers.
  • Upgraded network operating systems.
  • Performed daily and monthly backups for servers.

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