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Senior Systems Administrator & Engineer Consultant Resume

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY:

I am a network administrator with 20 years’ experience in the planning, design, and implementation of information technologies. Background includes hands - on experience with multi-platform, LAN/WAN environments. With a demonstrated record of success in troubleshooting computers, increasing efficiency, and optimizing the access and utilization of shared information. Specialist in extending technology services from corporate headquarters to field operations. I am a professionally certified in Microsoft products, but have experience in a wide range of information technologies.

SKILLS SUMMARY:

  • Windows NT 4 - 2008R2 Server
  • Cisco administration (switch, ASA & Router)
  • TCP/IP Protocol understanding
  • Windows Exchange 5.5 - 2013 Server
  • Windows Lync 2007 - 2013 Server
  • Switching administration (CISCO, 3COM & HP )
  • Backup Management
  • BackupExec & Netbackup,
  • Avamar, NTBackup
  • Antivirus Management
  • AD, DHCP, and DNS
  • VMware ESX 2.5 - 3.5
  • VMware ESXi 4 & 5
  • Windows SQL 2000 - 2008 Server
  • Windows SharePoint 2003 - 2010 Server
  • Windows SCCM 2007 - 2010 Server
  • Windows SCOM 2007 - 2010 Server
  • Windows Desktop 95 -7
  • Windows Office 2000 - 2013, with emphasis on Outlook
  • HP devices administration
  • SAN & NAS administration & deployment
  • HP Storage Work & EMC devices
  • Dell PowerEdge servers
  • HP Blades & DL servers
  • Group Policy management
  • Remote Access & VPN
  • LAN/WAN management & configuration
  • Project Management
  • Disaster Recovery management

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Senior Systems Administrator & Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Performed Project work emphasizing on server deployment
  • Managing and repair of servers and desktop.
  • Managed clients Mail flow with external Mail management system.
  • Managed mail flow with mobile devices.
  • Perform survey and documentation of infrastructure of clients.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Senior Network Exchange/ AD Systems Engineer Consultant (Onsite Mettler-Toledo)

Responsibilities:
  • Performed daily monitoring, maintenance servers in client LAN/WAN
  • Managed 58,000 global users for active directory and exchange management.
  • Managed clients Exchange 2003 and 2010 in mixed mode environment
  • Trouble shoot mail flow through Cisco Ironport mail gateway device
  • Managing NLB throughout enterprise
  • Manage tier 2 and 3 incidents in relationship to AD & Exchange systems
  • Manage user and group operation through PowerShell scripting
  • Management of Lync 2010
  • Management of Blackberry Enterprise 5.03, along with Android, Apple IOS and Windows mobile devices
  • Maintain trouble incidents & task through online helpdesk

Confidential, Columbus , OH

Senior Systems & Network Field Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Performed daily monitoring, maintenance and backup of all servers in client LAN/WAN
  • Managed users from 20 to 28,000 and with 10 to13, 000 nodes.
  • Manage project for consulting clients
  • Managed disaster recovery for all client servers
  • Manage all aspects of domain or workgroup setup for client’s managed
  • Managed for clients Exchange 2003 through 2010
  • Managed deployment of VM server deployment in conjunction VMware for clients
  • Managed clients infrastructure, from CISCO ASA, router and switches
  • Managed and configuration of imaging process for clients

Confidential, Columbus , OH

Systems & Network Administrator

Responsibilities:
  • Perform Network and LAN/WAN Administration (Currently maintaining 96 virtual and physical servers)
  • Maintain the Active Directory, DNS and all other supporting network activity for users and computers (800 users and 500 nodes).
  • Manage MS exchange from 5.5 through 2010. Assisted with implementation.
  • Troubleshooting all LAN/WAN problems.
  • Monitor and maintained inter-network services, wireless and network devices.
  • Provide data and telecommunication support to both local and remote locations.
  • Provided workstation support; coordinate delivery, setup, configuration and installation of applications.
  • Respond to production problems on 24-hour basis.

Confidential, Columbus, oh

Systems Tape Administrator

Responsibilities:
  • Rotated 24-hour operations juggling 12-hour shifts with another systems administrator during a period of significant change; prepared staff for system management after contract staff departed.
  • Overhauled backup strategy for all AIX file systems and Oracle databases
  • Investigated SSA disk setup to analyze future business needs
  • Documented all operator protocols for the SP/2 including tape-retiring policies, application restarts, and X.25/SNA monitoring.
  • Trained and monitored the performance of a junior systems administrator and operators.

Confidential, Columbus , OH

Systems Technician

Responsibilities:
  • Implemented wide-area network to increase availability of field data at corporate headquarters and improve communications with field technicians.
  • Researched, negotiated, and instituted standard server configuration for remote sites, achieving 27% cost savings while establishing a corporate-wide server standard.
  • Performed impromptu security checks of servers and networks to verify adequate virus protection and compliance with corporate procedures.
  • Conducted training sessions for server administrators to collaborate on future plans and coordinate IT development projects.

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