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Systems Administrator Resume Profile

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY

  • Extensive experience with Windows Enterprise implementation, which involves designing, planning, and configuring a large scale Network environment whose ultimate goals were High Availability HA and Disaster Recovery DR solutions which stood up to the requirements of a 24/7 operation.
  • Experience configuring and setting up servers and configuring Active Directory and primary domain controllers. Experience setting up and administering users and computer rights in AD and setting up GPO. Extensive network administrative skills involving multiple operating systems Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and various Unix-like operating systems , coupled with installing, configuring, and supporting Enterprise network servers and various wintel-based applications.
  • Experience working with and supporting Exchange servers. Which include collaboration and supporting Blackberry RIM . Experienced working with supporting Lotus Notes and GroupWise messaging solutions. Experienced working with and supporting Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MOSS which enabled users to create SharePoint Portals that include shared workspaces, applications and other documents accessible through a Web browser. This also involved administration of both these mail/application servers with hands-on , 2nd 3rd Level experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and qualifications at supporting and maintaining large network environment with varied protocols DNS, TCPIP, LDAP, DHCP, FTP, NDMP, etc along with being responsible for maintaining smaller ones and network connectivity using Ethernet, Fiber, Token Ring, WiFi and at times VoIP for LAN technology .
  • Experience working with Backup administration using VERITAS Netbackup, CommVault, backup tape management and Backup Exec.
  • Experienced working with various storage systems EMC, Solaris, NetApp, HP and Dell.
  • Experienced with various Windows servers applications, which include using MS Clustering, Virtualization, VMware ESX 3.5, VMware Clustering, various Citrix products, Active Directory, web-based servers IIS 5 and 6 , SQL database, etc.
  • Experienced working with and understanding the Change Management process which involved implementing updates, patches, and most importantly firmware updates Altiris Server Management and SCCM for deployment ,
  • Experienced working in and for a Call Center for large network environments which utilized the latest monitoring tools whether MOM, SCOM, SCCM, and SMS or various other third party applications. Experienced working with BMC Remedy and ADDM. Familiarity with setting up MOM and/or vendor application for servers HP, Dell, IBM which would monitor disk space, memory utilization, and other pertinent issues which could be a detriment to the network's performance.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Systems Administrator

  • Work with remote administrators and provide UNIX Intel hands/feet support for servers supported by IBM.
  • Provide Intel/Unix/Linux/VMware System Administration and excellent service delivery for Intel/Unix/Linux/VMware servers including software, hardware, problem resolution, SAN etc.
  • Create change requests RFC's , obtain approvals, and represent changes at CAB meetings Involved in installation, maintenance, technical planning, upgrades of OS software as well as other software products required by the customer
  • Lastly adhere to all standards processes esp. security, change, and problem management

Confidential

Network Administrator

  • Ensure the installation of software for continuous monitoring, securely configure and maintain AoA's internal networking environment in accordance with Federal guidance.
  • Troubleshoot connectivity and network service issues as they may arise.
  • Install and maintain virus software and operating system updates and configurations as mandated by HHS policies and procedures.
  • Install and maintain security certificates on web servers as required for secure access and communications.
  • Coordinate network administration activities with the Office of the Secretary Office of Information Technology and Infrastructure Operations ITIO division as needed.
  • Report on all activities at the Chief Information Officer level.
  • Update the Network Operations Manual, incorporating server and network infrastructure, as well as configuration changes that occur.
  • Maintain the AoA local network environment security configurations and associated security documents to ensure compliancy to the Federal Information Security Management Act FISMA .

Confidential

Systems Admin Backup Engineer/Admin

  • Supporting and installing Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 R2 servers, along with Unix and Linux servers
  • Worked in an environment utilizing SCCM and SCOM for monitoring and deployment of updates and upgrades on servers throughout the organization
  • Supporting and installing network services and various protocols, i.e. DNS, DHCP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, etc
  • Working as backup administration using VERITAS Netbackup for disk to disk backup and duplication to tape for offsite retention along with CommVault 9.0.
  • Also part of team working at migrating the entire network environment from VERITAS 6.0 and 6.5 to CommVault backup solution. VERITAS 6.5 are Unix platform along with CommVault master and media agent servers.
  • Installing and configuring CommVault client on all servers ready for migration. These include Window and UNIX servers.
  • Configuring and supporting various storage devices NAS, SANS, and NetApp filers using NDMP protocol and fibre channel.
  • Configuring and supporting media libraries for backup solutions VERITAS and CommVault along with support VTL virtual tape library .

Confidential

Server Engineer/Systems Admin

  • Supporting and installing Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 R2 systems utilizing an Altiris Deployment server to push preinstalled images
  • Supporting and installing network services and various protocols, i.e. DNS, DHCP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, etc
  • Supporting various firewall security solutions the HSG environment preferably Checkpoint and Forefront
  • Configuring and troubleshooting IBM e-series server hardware
  • Configuring and troubleshooting IBM DS3400 and EXP 3000 storage hardware
  • Working with storage area networks, including zoning, LUN masking, etc.
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting server and storage performance problems, including the use of perfmon and other tools available, SCCM, SCOM, MOM management applications
  • Working in production environments where change management is utilized for updates and maintenance of servers and applications using also SCCM and ORION for deployment
  • Worked with Citrix Virtualization environment Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp environment and with Microsoft Hyper-V

Confidential

Exchange Administrator/Specialist

  • Assigned as a consultant working as an Exchange Administrator. Tasked with administering multiple clustered Exchange servers throughout the GE Corporate.
  • Worked with Exchange System Manager on Exchange 2003 and 2007 along with Active Directory to perform 90 of daily work which was required.
  • Duties included not only administrative tasks for Exchange but also maintaining and troubleshooting issues for Blackberry from the server-side.
  • Another major component of this assignment is ensuring that daily backups are maintained for the entire Microsoft Exchange environment using VERITAS Netbackup for disk to tape backups and NTBackup for disk to disk.
  • Tasked with performing various Exchange duties such as Exmerging, moving mail boxes, migration and creating and working with new and existing VBScripts and Powershell. Performed the mass migration of Exchange 2000 to 2003 and was part of the on-going implementation of a mass migration this year of Exchange 2003 to 2007 and ultimately to 2010. Periodically we are tasked with performing mass migration of mailboxes across the network involving multiple clusters for load balancing purposes.
  • Tasked also with supporting and troubleshooting multiple Blackberry servers which setup using VMware Clustering. Supported various antivirus applications such as Trend Micro, Sophos, along with Ironport and Postini for spam filtering for our mail system.
  • Lastly, tasked with participating and performing the Change Management process for all the servers and other pertinent devices such as storage units and possibly even applications. During this change management process, we would install firmware updates for devices, drivers, and parts and updates for applications and operating systems. Tasked with working in lab to test updates and/or upgrades such security patches and migration and utilizing SharePoint web portals for internal documentation resources. Also in lab and QA environment, we were tasked with working on servers for production utilizing DNS and various protocols for implantation and deployment throughout multi-facet and global network environment. All servers and our daily tasks are maintained, supported, and monitored through management applications specifically SCOM 2007 and MOM 2005.

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