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Windows Systems Administrator Resume Profile

Atlanta, GeorgiA

Objective:

To obtain a System/Network Administrator/Project Manager position with a progressive organization where I may utilize my knowledge and inter-personal skills to facilitate corporate growth

Technical Skills

Networking

  • Basic knowledge of Unix Linux Server administration.
  • Managed Enterprise backup technologies such as NetBackup/Backup Exec/Veeam and Bright-Star.
  • Developed RIS Servers to deploy images within the Windows environment.
  • Managed VMware Servers using VMware Web Console.
  • Created and managed accounts on Windows Exchange Server 2007/2010/2013.
  • Configured and managed Microsoft Server 2008/2012, Exchange Server 2010/2013.
  • Created and managed accounts on Windows 2008/2012 Enterprise Servers.
  • Operating Systems
  • TCP/IP, IPSEC, IPX, Ethernet, LAN, WAN, MPLS, POP3, SMTP, HTTP/s, FTP, DNS, DHCP, RDP, SSL, SSH, Telnet.
  • Utilized management technologies such as Dell OpenManage, HP OpenView, and Big Brother.

Hardware

  • Configured HP ProLiant DL380, 360 Servers, Integrated Lights-Out ILO .
  • Designed, developed, configured, and installed components for local and wide area networks.
  • Installed hardware Cisco routers, network switches, monitors, printers, NIC cards and Overdrive chips.
  • Installed system boards PCI AGP , Cache/Memory, Tape drives, CDROM's and display adaptors.

Software

  • Performed Physical to Virtual Desktops/Laptops/Servers using VMware Workstation 8.
  • Proficient with Ghosting, Desktop Imaging, Scripting Script Logic , Exchange Server 2010/2013.
  • Managed clients' accounts using Heat-tracking, HelpStar, and Remedy software.
  • Installed and Configured Services such as IIS, DNS, WUS, DHCP and DNS.

Work History/Employment

Confidential

Windows Systems Administrator

  • Responsible for oversight of all Microsoft MSDN and Veeam Licenses.
  • Successfully audited all Microsoft licenses SAM within the company to remain Microsoft compliant.
  • Successfully budgeted for all Microsoft license, cutting cost by the implementation of software assurances and Enterprise Agreements.
  • Maintained and managed over 1000 Microsoft VMware servers.
  • Managed and deployed backup system for all VM Servers using Veeam Backup Replication Version 8.
  • Managed and Administered EMC Data Domain for backups and for disaster recovery.
  • Managed VM's within VMware environment including, but not limited to, creation and deletion of VM's, migration of VM's between host and farms, cloning, creation of VM creatively using templates, snapshot management, resource management within Farm.
  • Responsible for oversight of security of files/folders on the Domain.

Confidential

Systems Administrator

  • Successfully managed projects critical to business strategic goals. Upgrading migrating 1500 local and remote Windows 2000/2003 R2 Servers to x64 x86 Windows 2008/2012 R2 based on application and environment. Servers included physical servers housed within multiple data centers across the country and virtual servers within a large VMware ESX virtual data center environments.
  • Performed QA tests on each server to enhance Client satisfaction.
  • Managed hardware specification and server sizing on all servers for the project. Sizing included determining which systems qualified for P2V in the VMware environment, etc.
  • Configured and managed Microsoft Windows servers and clusters file and application clusters .
  • Administered systems access methods via Remote Desktop, HP Lights Out ILO Dell DRAC local console.
  • Managed VM's within VMware environment including, but not limited to, creation and deletion of VM's, migration of VM's between host and farms, cloning, creation of VM creatively using templates, snapshot management, resource management within Farm.
  • Single handedly deployed over 120 Physical HP ProLiant D360 2008/2012 Servers to remote/satellite offices.
  • Used a variety of methods to Perform in-place upgrades on critical business servers and systems running older unsupported/proprietary applications.
  • Decommissioned and disposed of physical and virtual servers.
  • Managed Windows 2008/2012 Servers using VMware ESX 4 Server and performed in-place upgrades.
  • Performed Physical to Virtual Windows 2008/2012 Servers upgrades using VMware Workstation 8.
  • Used my extensive knowledge of networking and Microsoft Windows operating system to assist and coach Application teams on use of newly provisioned servers.
  • Demonstrated success using innovative ideas and tools to accelerate the provisioning process of server deployments.
  • Configured integrated Lights-Out/DRAC for Remote installations of Dell and HP Servers.
  • Knowledge of SAN Microsoft Windows Cluster and GEO Cluster Peer Sync, Snap Clones and VM Snapshots.

Confidential

Senior Windows Systems Engineer

  • Built/Cloned and Managed Windows 2003 Servers using VMware ESX Server.
  • Scripting Editing using Script Logic.
  • Managed enterprise backup technologies such as VERITAS NetBackup/Backup Exec.
  • Performed Physical to Virtual Desktops/Laptops/ Windows 2003 Servers using VMware Workstation 6.
  • Created and Administered Security/Distribution Groups and Group Policies within Active Directory.
  • Provided all levels of Desktop Support and Systems Administration for Field Representatives/Internal office staff.
  • Responsible for oversight of security of files/folders on the Domain.

Confidential

Windows Systems Engineer 2

  • Maintained and managed over 1000 Microsoft VMware servers.
  • Contracted to facilitate Data Center and Corporate Relocation
  • Managed VMware Servers using VMware ESX Server Console 2.5.
  • Built/P2V Windows 2003 Servers.
  • Managed enterprise backup technologies such as NetBackup/Backup Exec.
  • Basic administration of Linux/Unix servers.
  • Created and Administered Security/Distribution Groups and Group Policies within Active Directory.
  • Administered WSUS Server for Monthly Windows Updates.
  • Responsible for oversight of security files/folders on the Domain.

Confidential

Senior Windows System Administrator

  • Managed and maintained over 170 Servers.
  • Built/Cloned and Managed Windows 2003 Servers using VMware ESX Server.
  • Scripting Editing using Script Logic.
  • Managed all Server back-ups using EMC Legato/Network Manager.
  • Monitored Windows 2003 Servers hardware using Dell Open Manager.
  • Created and Administered Security/Distribution Groups and Group Policies within Active Directory.
  • Responsible for oversight of security of files/folders on the Domain.

Confidential

Network/Desktop Administrator

  • Maintained and managed over 52 servers.
  • Built and Cloned Windows 2003 Servers/Desktops/Laptops.
  • Managed enterprise backup technologies such as Bright-Star.
  • Created and administered Security/Distribution Groups and Group Policies within Active Directory.
  • Performed Physical to Virtual Desktops/Laptops/ Windows 2003 Servers using VMware Workstation 6.
  • Responsible for oversight of security of files/folders on the Domain.
  • Provided all levels of Desktop Support and Systems Administration for Field Representatives and

Internal office staff.

Confidential

Windows Systems Engineer 2

  • Maintained and managed over 300 servers.
  • Built and Cloned Windows 2003 Servers.
  • Managed all Server back-up using VERITAS.
  • Basic administration of Linux/Unix servers
  • Created and Administered Security/Distribution Groups and Group Policies within Active Directory.
  • Administered WSUS Server for Monthly Windows Updates.
  • Administered accounts on the Exchange and Right-fax Servers.
  • Responsible for oversight of security of files/folders on the Domain.

Confidential

Windows System Administrator/Desktop Support

  • Project Manager responsible for upgrade and Deployment of Windows XP to over 350 Workstations and Laptops.
  • Installed and Administered Lotus Notes accounts.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnosed and remedied issues causing Network and Internet Connectivity disruptions.
  • Administered and managed User Accounts using Active Directory.
  • Internal office staff.
  • Provided all levels of Desktop Support and Systems Administration for Field Representatives and
  • Implemented and administered of Remote Installation Servers RIS to deploy Windows XP.
  • Maintained Microsoft Operating systems using Norton Ghosting and PC Anywhere.
  • Single-handedly researched, configured and established DSL accounts for main office and Satellite locations.
  • Implemented/administered Remedy Help Desk Tracking Software.
  • Took the initiative in supporting and resolving Personal Digital Assistant PDA issues for staff.
  • Performed installation of hardware and software e.g. NICs, Modems, RAM, Video and Sound Cards .

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