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Infrastructure Consulting Architect Resume

Denver, CO

SUMMARY:

  • Dedicated to providing the technical and management skills when you need them, wherever you need them.
  • Confidential is a Manager / Architect driven to delivering the right solution to meet your business and technical needs in a platform agnostic manner, concentrating on the core infrastructure, messaging, and more importantly, identity and authentication management and federation solutions that are the best fit, not selling you on a platform.
  • Confidential has extensive expertise architecting, designing, and deploying enterprise class solutions for not only Confidential 500 companies, but also the small and medium size business markets, without compromising on quality. Experiences includes working in the technology, manufacturing, telecommunications, healthcare, airline, and financial services sectors.
  • In addition to the technology experience, Confidential also has extensive experience with IT change management processes and business re - engineering around frameworks such as ITIL

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Cloud Solutions: BPOS (Business Productivity Online Services) Office 365 Wave 14 and wave 15, In Tune, Confidential Azure. Azure Directory Services, DirSync, Active Directory Federation Services, Google Apps, Apple iCloud, Systems Center Cloud Services.

Technologies: Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SuSe Linux, Fedora Core, Slackware, Apple Mac OS X Workstation & Server 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12, iPhone, iPad, Android, IOS. JAMF Pro, Casper Suite, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Confidential Operations Manager 2000, Confidential Operations Manager 2005, Virtualization solutions such as Confidential Hyper-V, VMWare, and Parallels, Office Live Communication Server 2003, Office Live Communication Server 2005, Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communication Server 2007 R2, Lync Server, Skype for Business, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2007, MobileIron MDM, AirWatch MDM, In Tune MDM, Internet Security & Acceleration Server 2000, Internet Security & Acceleration Server 2004, Internet Security & Acceleration Server 2006, Internet In-formation Services 5.0

Functional Expertise: Core Infrastructure, AD Migration, Messaging and Collaboration, Unified Communications, Virtualization, Security, Server Management, Identity Management, Federation Services, Cloud Services, Desktop Management, Strong Project Management skills, and knowledge of PMI methodologies in use in IT today, Strong communication skills and stake holder management, B.Y.O.D.

Industry Expertise: Technology, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Commercial Air-line, Non-Profit, State and Local Government, Retail, Financial Services.

Scripting / Dev Language: Bash Shell scripting, VB Scripting, Apple Script, Swift Programming language.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Infrastructure Consulting Architect, Denver, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a project involving integrating a company which was utilizing Office 365 into Atlas Air, which currently is not. By performing activities such as performing a readiness review of their environment to support office 365, and then setting up all the necessary tools such as AADSync and ADFS etc to facilitate moving the purchased company’s user accounts from their old domain to the new domain by dis-joining their mailboxes, and then joining them to newly sync’d accounts in the new domain so no migration activities would be required. Then set up a Skype for
  • Business POC integrating the Office 365 Skype for business solution with their on-premise Cisco Call manager solution

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Office 365 Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Once the plan was reviewed and approved, we began executing the migration activities utilizing Confidential to facilitate the coexistence and migration activities.
  • Also, offered strategic planning guidance on building out their Confidential infrastructure to support their Office 365 needs, as well as supporting a Confidential centric back office initiative, while maintaining support for their growing Apple workstations and mobile solutions.
  • This initiative involved reviewing their existing JAMF Pro environment for functionality and scalability, to support their growing Mac user base, while leveraging cloud distribution points for software deploy-ment, patch management, and greatly improving the self-service solutions provided for their end users.

Confidential, Stamford, CT

Sr. Infrastructure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Endpoint engineering temporary contract position responsibility for rebuilding a poorly deployed JAMF architecture, integration, and management of 120+ Macs in a Confidential based infrastructure. Reworked existing Casper and NetBoot environments.
  • Defined standards based Mac packaging workflow for zero-touch deployment and management of the existing Mac hardware, as well as supporting future growth.
  • Took a 12-page deployment guide being used by their help-desk staff, and reduced it to a zero-touch single page deployment guide.
  • Also, built a Confidential offering to support user owned mobile devices using MobileIron.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Sr. Infrastructure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided strategic planning and guidance on how to support Mac laptops and desktops in the environment, how to manage them using tools such as the Casper Suite by JAMF Software, imaging those devices using Deploy Studio, and how to manage mobile devices using Mobileiron. The focus of this was to test, build and support a zero-touch deployment solution utilizing Apple’s DEP (Device Enrollment Program) to simplify the deployment of new systems for users.
  • Acted as a Sr. level Office 365 SME to build out a new on premise Exchange 2013 hybrid environment for approximately 5000 users as well as helping migrate 80,000 users to Office 365. Performed all levels of work including building pre-requisite systems such as ADFS, and FIM to support a multi domain migration path, as well as building out pre and post migration scripts, and helping build the overall migration strategy for velocity migrations.

Confidential, Secaucus. NJ

Sr. Infrastructure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting for various business units as part of the Confidential & Confidential Directories & IAM Infrastructure Service Delivery Engineering team. From providing subject matter expertise with the deployment of Office 365 at Confidential & Confidential, to consulting on deploying federation services, identity management, etc.
  • Providing technical solutions for teaching and learning using Apple technology such as Mac OS X, iPad and iPod, including deployment, infrastructure and ongoing management and integration into enterprise environments.
  • Presented workshops and presentations to inform end-users and technical staff on mobile device aware-ness and security, fleet management and infrastructure development.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Sr. Infrastructure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Providing consulting support for proof of concept deployment of Office 365 wave 15, followed by a pilot deployment, and migrating from on premise Exchange 2007 to Office 365. Project also supporting rolling out Lync 2010 video conferencing.
  • Also assisted in Migrating Lyondell’s AD environment from AD2003, to AD 2012 R2 in order to be at the minimum requirements set forth by Office 365, which also involved a technology refresh for their 144,000 client computers from a mix of Windows XP and Windows 7 to Windows 8.1.
  • Migration tools used: ADMT and Quest Migration Manager Suite of products.
  • Assisted MetLife in their migration to Office 365 D, primarily focusing on their mobile messaging plat-forms including building out a migration plan for their existing Blackberry users, as well as new deployments to support Confidential support of user provided phones utilizing Good technologies.
  • Deployed Lync 2010 Enterprise voice solution to 5 separate sites consisting of a single centralized site, and 4 remote sites utilizing Audio Codes Survivable Branch Appliances.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. Infrastructure Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed a DR Assessment review on their infrastructure, and made some recommendations around remediating some single point of failure issues identified.
  • Provided guidance on deploying a new Active Directory infrastructure to better support a multi-tenant hosted private cloud configuration, as well as a migration path from Windows 2003 R2 AD, to a brand-new Windows 2008 R2 forest. Migrations tools used: ADMT
  • Migrated 3000 users from Lotus Notes to Confidential BPOS utilizing Quest Notes Migrator
  • Designed and deployed a test and development Exchange Server 2010 environment to support migration efforts from Exchange Server 2007.
  • Lead the migration efforts to move over 22,000 users from Exchange Server 2007 to Confidential Ex-change Server 2010 BPOS-D Dedicated service, and an on-premise Lync server deployment. Also, helped migrate their user provisioning and synchronization processes from Oracle Identity Management to Forefront Identity Manager 2010, while extending the services through SharePoint 2010 to offer a complete user self-provisioning and management portal. BPOS deployment included configuring a hybrid deployment with on premise Exchange servers, configuring the ADFS servers to pass through authentication for Office 365 users, and deploying FIM Sync (Forefront Identity Management) for synchronizing user accounts to the cloud.

Confidential

Manager, Chandler, AZ

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of 4 systems engineers and 2 help desk staff
  • Responsible for developing and managing a departmental budget of up to $5.5 million.
  • Responsible for the management and maintenance of the entire Confidential based corporate server environments, including the core infrastructure services such as Active Directory, and Exchange messaging environments, as well as all security and compliance systems such as all of the ISA firewalls, and Veritas Enterprise vault.
  • Responsible for numerous hardware platforms including HP server platforms such as the Proliant standalone servers, HP’s C Class blade servers, Net App Filers, and EMC Symmetrix storage systems.
  • Lead an initiative to identify ideal servers and services for virtualization, and then lead the initiative to build three different virtual environments for the test, development, and production environments.
  • Technologies: Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Active Directory, Net-work Access Protection, Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Confidential Operations Manager, Systems Management Server, Live Communications Server, Office Communications Server, ISA 2000, ISA 2004, ISA 2006, Confidential Identity Integration Server 2003.

Confidential

Advisory Support Engineer, Denver, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Provided subject matter expertise in planning the strategic direction of government IT initiatives, directions and security requirements as dictated by new regulations and support requirements, as well as reviewing and approving new deployment initiatives to ensure they met with supportability standards set forth by Confidential
  • Duties include supporting the platforms environment as a Confidential Premier engineer including Windows 2000, 2003, Vista, Active Directory, networking, security, disaster recovery and backup solutions. Proactive responsibilities include performing supportability studies on existing environments, design re-views, and offering advisory support on upcoming IT initiatives.
  • Supported various federal government clients with their new project deployments, including the Department of Interior's efforts to deploy two factor authentication down to the desktop
  • Performed AD supportability reviews, and made best practice recommendations
  • Supported the development and deployment of Confidential 's NAP to support the authentication and remediation of employee workstations, and the restriction of contractor laptops and systems to a contractor subnet.
  • Deployed several Confidential Identity Integration Server 2003 solutions to support password synchronization across disparate systems such as PeopleSoft, Oracle, Novel’s eDirectory, Etc.
  • Technologies: Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Active Directory, Net-work Access Protection, Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Confidential Operations Manager, Systems Management Server, Live Communications Server, Office Communications Server, ISA 2000, ISA 2004, ISA 2006, Confidential Identity Integration Server 2003.

Confidential

IT Manager, Longmont, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a staff of 4 Systems Engineers and 5 Help desk staff.
  • Designed and deployed a new disaster recovery initiative for complete redundancy of both customer facing services as well as corporate support systems.
  • Employee mentoring and review, budget preparation and review, vendor relations.
  • Deployed a new SharePoint 2.0 solution for document retention
  • Migrated AD infrastructure from 2000 to 2003 to support our 8,000-employee organization. Migrated from Exchange Server 2000 to 2003
  • Deployed a new Live Communication Server 2003 solution to support internal instant messaging, including federation services with external 3rs party IM clients and partner solutions.
  • Implemented cost savings solutions by developing and deploying a standards based corporate desk-top policy, and negotiating an exclusive deal with hardware vendor for preferred pricing.

Technologies: Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Exchange Server 2000, Exchange Server 2003, Office Live Communications Server 2003, SharePoint Team Services 2.0

Confidential

Sr. Infrastructure Consultant, Denver, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Business development responsibilities included identifying new opportunities, leading the proposal development efforts on various RFP's developing presentations and demo's, working with CEO's, CTO's, COO's, and senior management to correctly identify requirements, and offer solutions to those requirements, building relationships through developing content for seminars and co presentations with Confidential and Accenture, and finally participating in contract negotiations, and developing the project goals, requirements and staffing required to ensure a successful contract from start to finish.
  • Large scale enterprise deployments and migrations of Active Directory infrastructure for Confidential 500 companies, state and local government agencies, and financial institutions.
  • Large scale enterprise deployments and migrations of various messaging platforms to Confidential Ex-change among the first engineers to become MOF certified
  • Worked closely with the Confidential Operations Manager product team to promote and deploy the new Confidential offering.
  • Lead engineer on the RFP response team that won a $45 Million project in conjunction with Accenture.

Technologies: Active Directory, Exchange Server 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Confidential Operations Manager 2000, Confidential Operations Framework, ITIL, SMS, SQL 2000

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