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System Administrator Resume

Redondo Beach, Ca

Objective: Be a Leader and A-Part of/in Technical Teams, Projects and Processes

Proactive, highly technical Engineer with thirteen years of experience executing complex projects in line with aggressive performance, deadline and quality requirements. Articulate communicator skilled in cultivating and strengthening positive relationships with top-tier military leaders, senior managers, peers and customers.

Key skills:

  • Engineering System Processes Relationship Building
  • Technical Troubleshooting Inventory/Cost Control
  • Project Leadership – Team of 3 Cross-Team Collaboration

Technical Expertise

Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Antenna Installations Operations and Maintenance on 2.4m and 6.3m Antennas Systems. Radio Frequency (RF) hands-on experience in KU Band and S-Band Frequency’s. Specific hardware experience includes MCL High Powered Amplifiers, Low Noise Block (LNB) with Feed Horn, Newtec Modems, Spectrum Analyzers, Vertex RSI Antenna Power Drive Units (PDU), Vertex RSI Antenna Control Units (ACU’s), Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS’s), Power Distribution Units (PDU’s), GPS Time and Clock Synchronizers, Cisco Routers and Switches. Advanced Visualization Tools for planning and decision making such as Touchable and Hi-Definition Room. Lab video hardware such as video switches and routers for 64 node lab environment. Data Base Applications Programming using Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), DOORS, ESRI ArcGIS products, Systems Architect and Windows Desktop Hardware and Laptop troubleshooting. System Engineering requirement development with test procedure creation and execution.

Professional Experience


Satellite Communications Field Hardware Engineer, Afghanistan

Install and maintain multiple Department of Defense satellite communications equipment and peripheral units. Collaborate closely with military commands in coordinating and executing structural/electrical work. Travel to support, test and troubleshoot theater-wide antenna systems. Create and maintain documentation, test processes and bug reports. Perform 24/7 satellite communication systems operations, troubleshooting and maintenance. Interface directly with customer for system reliability, respond to all system issues and customer concerns and follow through to their resolution. Write and perform

Key Contributions

  • Provide leadership over projects Outside of Continental United States (OCONUS)
  • Conduct and lead OCONUS planning/execution of antenna installations that included a major 6.3m installation for user
  • Oversee and optimize OCONUS inventories and troubleshooting processes
  • Ensured system met and exceeded 98% availability for User
  • Created Training documents and trained new employees before deploying.

System Administrator, Redondo Beach, CA,

Crafted security systems plans, user guides, test plans, requirement definitions and safety processes. Performed and tested Windows Patch and configuration updates. Managed User and Group policy permissions. Developed documentation for sanitization of CISCO switch equipment. Performed network fiber cable runs to support 30+ workstations. Experience configuring and maintaining window 2008 Server, Virtualized Environments (VM ware) and OS hardening.

Hardware/Systems Engineer, Washington, DC,

Provided strategic guidance for infrastructure activities and support of customer approval reviews. Coordinated across functions to advance software version releases and establish testing requirements. Performed PC installation, hardware maintenance and troubleshooting for customers. Created facility infrastructure schematics and documentation. Certification and accreditation focal point with road system security plan.


Hardware/Systems Engineer, Redondo Beach, CA

Led design, development, allocation, verification and analysis of requirements to guide test events. Leveraged Request for Change and Engineering Change Request to support updates. Configured and maintained hardware; traveled overseas for testing and integration of hardware/software. Supported Defense Intelligence Agency in using Advanced Visualization tools for analysis and strategic/crisis planning. Tools included TouchTable, High-Definition Room and Gesture.

Ground Quality Assurance Inspector, Redondo Beach, CA,

Aligned test procedures and configuration with released media and requirements. Verified H/W configuration during and post-Run for Record, test set check-out and table-top review. Tracked and worked off testing anomalies. Collaborated with Customer and Quality Assurance organization to enhance scheduling and testing.\

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