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Senior Systems Engineer Vmware Infrastructure Resume Profile

CA

SUMMARY

Over 15 years of combined experience and education in direct support of Microsoft, UNIX, and VMware platforms, as well as Department of Defense centric applications in Medical, Intelligence, and Securitysubjects, to include undergraduate teaching experience. Areas of expertise include virtual system architecture design, Exchangeservices, SQL databases, EMC/DELL SAN Storage arrays, Networks, and VMware View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI . I am experienced working in medium to large Datacenter and networks environments, and accustomed to work or lead small to medium size teams involving complex architectures.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Computer Science Adjunct Instructor

  • Serve as primary instructor for the Introduction to Computer Information Systems undergraduate course at Columbia College Campus. Facilitate lessons in computer hardware, software, programming, and information systems as applied in the modern business environment with hands on application experience of word processing, spreadsheet, and data management software used to explore the use of microcomputers in business. G.E operations.
  • Provide students with a firm foundation in computer technology, computer nomenclature, terminology, and the use of computers as productive tools. Discussions of Internal Computer and Server Components, Storage Area Networks SAN , Network Attached Storage NAS , Cloud Storage, Processors, Memory, Networking, and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Cloud technology.
  • Develop curriculum instruction plans, to include assignments, projects, and exams with the use of SAM Cengage Learning, designed to provide students with a firm understanding of what computers are, how they operate and how they are used today. Discussing and exploring the information processing industry and issues in contemporary computing and security methods that allows students to experience real world use of enterprise tools such as productivity, software applications, system management, and security tools used inWindows Operating Systems and the World Wide Web.

Confidential

Network Communications Manager Datacenter Manager Promotion

  • Provide management, guidance, technical expertise, and leadership in directing a Datacenter team composed of Network and Systems Engineers,as well as Network and Systems administration team,in safe keeping, maintaining,ensuring communication and systems infrastructure operations, and providing uninterrupted Information Technology services to the US Government's operations.
  • Conduct and attend daily staff meetings and weekly data calls with team members and technology vendors at various operations levels manages and follow projects, manning and billable hours, and implementations status and enforces and observes strict project and contract timeline deliverables.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to Datacenter engineers overseeing VMware Datacenter and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure technologies, Dell Compellent and EMCStorage Area Network SAN operations, Network Security, engineering, planning and design, and TIER 1support of the US Government's network such as Enterprise Electronic Mail and Security Systems to include CISCO IronPort C370 Security Appliances, Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 TMG server, and Exchange 2007 Edge Transport Servers for enhanced security, operating on an Microsoft Windows Active Directory Farm, Database servers, and Public Key Infrastructure PKI running VMware vSphere 5.5 and 5.0 virtual infrastructure.
  • Manage frequency and observes compliance with key regeneration compliance for Domain Name Server Enhanced Security DNSSEC on Microsoft Windows 2008R2 and Linux Red Hat 6 Operating Systems running BIND 9 ensure proper generation and security of Key-Signing Keys KSK and Zone-Signing Keys ZSK , private and public keys, and verify zone validity with DISA NIC.
  • Manageand track hardware and software refresh life cycle for Dell Compellent SAN, Brocade FC switches CISCO LAN Switches, Firewalls,Windows and IOS upgrades, Blade Servers, and network cryptology hardware.
  • Provide Expertise inDatabase management subject technologies such as SQL Server 2008 and 2012 R2 database architectures and database management instance implementation, migration, database high availability, and maintenance of SQL Server 2008 R2 databases implement Transparent Database Encryption TDE for designated critical or sensitive databases configuring and maintaining of all individual Database Encryption, Mirrors, Backups, and configurations in the server farm.Draft and Implement Database backup, restoration and recovery plans.
  • Recommends and overseesindustry standards proceduresfor mitigations, security, and plans for system hardening accordingto IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts compliance to VMS Vulnerability Management Systems .
  • Reviews and implement directives following Security Technical Implementation Guides STIG as disseminated by DISA for implementation to Windows Operating Servers. Ultimately responsiblefor maintaining full security compliance according to guidelines and policies in preparation for DIACAP and ATO certification.

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer VMware Infrastructure

  • Provide VMware Expertise, engineering, design, storage array management and TIER support of the US Government's virtual network such as Enterprise Electronic Mail and Security Systems to include CISCO IronPort C370 Security Appliances, Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 TMG server, and Exchange 2007 Edge Transport Servers for enhanced security, operating on an Microsoft Windows Active Directory Farm, Database servers, and Public Key Infrastructure PKI running VMware vSphere 5.5 and 5.0 virtual infrastructure.
  • Implement Domain Name Server Enhanced Security DNSSEC on Microsoft Windows 2008R2 and Linux Red Hat 6 Operating Systems running BIND 9 generates and secures Key-Signing Keys KSK and Zone-Signing Keys ZSK , private and public keys, and verify zone validity with DISA NIC.
  • Managethe Dell CompellentStorage Area Network SAN and Brocade FC switches consisting ofLUN and Volume creation, Virtual Disk allocation, storage management, backup and replay management, Fiber Chanel aggregation, configuration, and management of Zonings and ports management.
  • VMware View System Architect design and configuration of Thin/Zero Client Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI
  • Installation, configuration and management of ESX/ESXi 5.5 hypervisor environment
  • Daily management of VMware vCenter 5.5 architecture
  • Perform Subject Matter Expert functions for SQL Server 2008 and 2012 R2 database architectures new instance implementation, migration, and maintenance of SQL Server 2008 R2 databases implement Transparent Database Encryption TDE for designated critical or sensitive databases configuring and maintaining of all individual Database Mirrors, Backups, and configurations in the server farm.
  • Draft and Implement Database backup, restoration and recovery plans
  • Recommends and follows mitigations plans for IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts compliance to VMS Vulnerability Management Systems .
  • Reviews and implements Security Technical Implementation Guides STIG as disseminated by DISA for implementation to Windows Operating Servers.
  • Assist Chief of Networks and Systems to maintain full security compliance according to guidelines and policies in preparation for DIACAP and ATO certification.

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer VMware Infrastructure

  • Provide VMware Expertise, engineering, design, storage array management and TIER support of the US Government's virtual network such as Enterprise Electronic Mail and Security Systems to include CISCO IronPort C370 Security Appliances, Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 TMG server, and Exchange 2007 Edge Transport Servers for enhanced security, operating on an Microsoft Windows Active Directory Farm, Database servers, and Public Key Infrastructure PKI running VMware vSphere 5.5 and 5.0 virtual infrastructure.
  • Implement Domain Name Server Enhanced Security DNSSEC on Microsoft Windows 2008R2 and Linux Red Hat 6 Operating Systems running BIND 9 generates and secures Key-Signing Keys KSK and Zone-Signing Keys ZSK , private and public keys, and verify zone validity with DISA NIC.
  • Managethe Dell CompellentStorage Area Network SAN and Brocade FC switches consisting ofLUN and Volume creation, Virtual Disk allocation, storage management, backup and replay management, Fiber Chanel aggregation, configuration, and management of Zonings and ports management.
  • VMware View System Architect design and configuration of Thin/Zero Client Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI
  • Installation, configuration and management of ESX/ESXi 5.5 hypervisor environment
  • Daily management of VMware vCenter 5.5 architecture
  • Perform Subject Matter Expert functions for SQL Server 2008 and 2012 R2 database architectures new instance implementation, migration, and maintenance of SQL Server 2008 R2 databases implement Transparent Database Encryption TDE for designated critical or sensitive databases configuring and maintaining of all individual Database Mirrors, Backups, and configurations in the server farm.
  • Draft and Implement Database backup, restoration and recovery plans
  • Recommends and follows mitigations plans for IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts compliance to VMS Vulnerability Management Systems .
  • Reviews and implements Security Technical Implementation Guides STIG as disseminated by DISA for implementation to Windows Operating Servers.
  • Assist Chief of Networks and Systems to maintain full security compliance according to guidelines and policies in preparation for DIACAP and ATO certification.

Confidential

System Administrator SharePoint VMware View Administrator

  • Provide VMware Expertise, administration, storage array management, and TIER support of a fully integrated Microsoft 2008 R2 Server Farm in a VMware vSphere 5, vCenter 5 virtual environment such as Active Directory Domain Controllers, DNS,Application servers, Databases, Web servers, File server, SCCM, SCOM, VMware View Desktop environments with Windows 7, on Windows 2008 R2 server platforms.
  • Managedthe Dell CompellentStorage Area Network SAN and Brocade FC switches consisting ofLUN and Volume creation, Virtual Disk allocation, storage management, backup and replay management, Fiber Chanel aggregation, configuration, and management of Zonings and ports management.
  • VMware View System Architect design and configuration of Thin Client Virtual Desktop Infrastructure VDI
  • Installation, configuration and management of ESX/ESXi hypervisor environment
  • Composed IaasvCloud environment for Datacenter with vSphere 5.1
  • Daily management of VMware vCenter 5.0 architecture
  • Subject Matter Expert in Microsoft SharePoint MOSS 2010 Running on VMware environment configuring and maintaining of all Database Mirrors, Backups, and configurations for Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010 Farm and Site Collections. Implied Web Master Functions.
  • Subject Matter Expert in SQL Server 2005/2008 R2 database architectures configuring and maintaining of all individual Database Mirrors, Backups, and configurations for all SQL Server 2008 R2 databases in the entire farm.
  • Recommends and follows mitigations plans for IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts compliance to VMS Vulnerability Management Systems .
  • Reviews and implements Security Technical Implementation Guides STIG as disseminated by DISA for implementation to Windows Operating Servers.
  • Assist Chief of Networks and Systems to maintain full security compliance according to guidelines and policies.

Confidential

Senior System Administrator

  • Upheld Deputy Chief Information Officer and Project Officer functions managed and supervised military, civilian and contractor personnel of the Management Information Department in support of the US Naval HospitalInformation Systems branch.
  • Assisted Chief Information Officer on daily tasks, reporting, and completion of projects.
  • Ensured accurate reports of IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts compliance to OCRS Online Compliance Reporting System and VMS Vulnerability Management Systems
  • Storage Administrator of Dell EMC Celera NAS servers implemented, configured, and maintained the NAS and Dell DD630 SAN.
  • Reviewed Security Technical Implementation Guides STIG from DISA for implementation and follow up.
  • Wrote and revised standard operating procedures for computer users and network operations, special applications and department operations.
  • Assisted and advised staff, in the delivery and implementation of new software patch distribution, and Group Policy Object editing, using a range of tools such as Windows Scripting, Server Management Server, Script Logic Desktop Authority, and Batch files.
  • Administrator of Microsoft Server Management System SMS , Active Directory Domain Controllers, File Sharing Servers, Script Logic Desktop Authority Server.
  • Subject Matter Expert in Microsoft SharePoint MOSS 2010 directly involved in designing, configuring, securing and maintaining Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010 Farm and Site Collections, with Web Master Functions.
  • Subject Matter Expert in SQL Server 2005/2008 R2 database administration. Draft database backup and recovery plans.
  • Performs vulnerability scans with Retina, Hercules according DISA Gold Disk.
  • Ensures and reports IAVA Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts compliance to OCRS Online Compliance Reporting System and VMS Vulnerability Management Systems
  • Reviews Security Technical Implementation Guides STIG from DISA for implementation.
  • Wrote and revised standard operating procedures for computer and network operations.

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