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It Consultant And Business Owner Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 18 years of progressive experience in OS X, Unix, Linux, and Windows Server Infrastructures.
  • Good understanding across a wide variety of modern technologies, with the skills, ability and experience to understand the client’s business and the capability to craft technology - based solutions.
  • Ability to analyze situations, assess impacts, identify appropriate actions and help determine solutions Work Management (Triage, prioritization).
  • Project Planning, Execution and Leadership.
  • Best Practices Implementation.
  • Large Scale Network Engineering and Management.
  • Large Scale OS Deployment of Linux/Unix/Windows platform applications: Planning, admin and configuration.
  • VMware, vSphere, MS Hypervisor, and VDI implementation.
  • Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning.
  • Technical Writing and Documentation.
  • Good knowledge of Cloud, Storage and Networking systems.
  • Cloud: AWS (Amazon Web Services) Design and Architecture (EC2, VPC, VPN, S3, Route53, IAM, Lambda, CloudFormation, CloudFront
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills and the ability to work effectively.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

IT Consultant and Business Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Enterprise Network, Systems Architecture, Cloud, and Design
  • Implementation of every major Operating Systems including Microsoft Server, Linux Variants, OS X and Unix Variants
  • Enterprise installations, Configurations, and Deployments
  • Customize expert solutions to implement clients, servers, networks, security and applications in core IT enterprises.
  • Architect Solutions Provider

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Solutions Architect Provider

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to validate Proof of Concepts generated by Confidential .
  • Validate all Confidential ’s application environment tp meet PCI complaint standards.
  • Analyzed application diagrams for truths and accuracies.
  • Recommending and designing the -right-size- solution for the environment.
  • Migration Project moving out of on-premises to secure cloud environment.
  • Created application diagrams reflecting recommending solutions.
  • Security Advisor.
  • NetBrain tool for dynamic network mapping

Confidential, Peachtree Corners, GA

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Infrastructure Engineer
  • Responsible for migrating Linux infrastructure vCenter 6.0 to 6.5
  • Managed 100 Linux VM and 185 Windows Server 2016 VM.
  • Responsible for administration of Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Proactively analyze system logs to identify potential issues.
  • Performed Windows Servers upgrades from Server .
  • Use Kemp Load Balancer.
  • Managing VMWare vSan and Dell Equallogic iSCSI SAN of 16 TB of d Confidential .
  • Created policies and procedures related to Information Security.
  • Managed Tomcat, nginx, java, mariadb, Apache web server.
  • Implemented Ansible for configuration management for Linux environment.
  • Assisting with new hardware/server/D Confidential Center buildouts and configurations/migrations.
  • Managed backup and replication using Veeam backup solutions.
  • Administer Dell Security endpoint security infrastructure, set policy and monitor endpoints for threats.
  • As required built Linux and Windows VMs for DevOps environment.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware and software requirements associated with any changes

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the Network Manager.
  • Managed AWS IaaS and DaaS.
  • Responsible for day to day administration of Firewalls, Security Appliances, and security related software and hardware.
  • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
  • Installed applications on AWS EC2 instances and configured the storage on S3 buckets
  • Build servers using AWS, importing volumes, launching EC2, RDS, creating security groups, auto-scaling, load balancers (ELBs) in the defined virtual private connection.
  • Deploy applications on AWS by using Elastic Beanstalk
  • Migrated all 182 desktops to AWS DaaS (VDI Cloud).
  • Responsible for administration of Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Administer Sophos endpoint security infrastructure, set policy and monitor endpoints for threats on local machines.
  • Decommission all on-premises servers and services.
  • Designing a Back-up solution Amazon S3, Glacier and a Disaster Recovery for the product and infrastructure in the cloud.
  • Configured AWS identity and Access Management (IAM) groups and Users for improved login authentication
  • Use CloudWatch to set alarms, auto-scaling groups, generate notifications, and respond to changes in AWS environments.
  • Managed Cisco 3750G switches, Meraki MS210, Dell SonicWall NSA Firewall 3600
  • Implemented AWS EPL direct connect to establish a secure dedicated network connection from on premises to AWS.
  • Configured and managed BGP routing peering and policy for AWS direct connect.
  • IPV4, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, FTP, TCP/IP, VLAN, 802.1Q Trunking, MPLS, BGP, SIP

Confidential, Fayetteville, GA

IT Consultant - Network/Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day to day administration of firewalls, security appliances, and security related software and hardware for Confidential, Marvel Studios, Sony, and Tyler Perry Studios.
  • Manage 300 Brocade ICX 6450 and 6650 series switches.
  • IPV4, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, FTP, TCP/IP, OSPF, EIGRP, VLAN, 802.1Q Trunking, MPLS, BGP, SIP.
  • Manage Xirrus Wireless networking.
  • Engineer and Administrator for Mitel 3300 ICP PBX VOIP
  • Manage all Mitel IP Phones and IP Conference.
  • Manage Pinewood systems infrastructure VMWare ESXi 6.0 using vSphere 6.0 to remotely managed all VM hosts
  • Managed Datto SAN and offsite storage.
  • Managed Confidential Linux, Solaris 10 servers.
  • Managed Dell PowerEdge R730 Servers.
  • Responsible for administration of Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Administration for Sophos Enterprise Security Endpoint.
  • Configure, test and maintain computer & networking hardware & software.
  • Diagnose hardware and software failures and remediate identified problems.
  • Administration for Windows 10 and Apple OS X
  • Managed Office 365 Cloud.
  • Administer and maintain AD, GPO, DNS, DHCP, Ofiice 365 Exchange Server Online, Replication, and related services in MS Office environment.

Confidential, Newport Beach, CA

IT Consultant - Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Windows production server environment including security scanning, systems patches, upgrades, backups and disaster recovery.
  • Assisting with new hardware/server/D Confidential Center buildouts and configurations/migrations.
  • Travel to various offices to conduct Site surveys and document hardware systems, software, and infrastructure.
  • Implemented internet high availability using Sonicwall NSA 3600 series.
  • IPV4, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, FTP, TCP/IP, OSPF, EIGRP, VLAN, 802.1Q Trunking, MPLS, BGP, SIP, Site to Site VPN

Confidential

IT Consultant - RHEL Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.
  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design.
  • Develop documentation and for IT Services.
  • Design a Red Hat Identity Management (iDM) design and installation topology consisting of 5 iDM servers with replicas in 3 d Confidential centers for Confidential 's clients
  • Quality Assurance for newly built server.
  • Server and D Confidential migration
  • Installing and configuring RHEL 7.1 instances to host iDM.
  • Configuring Replication between IdM instances.
  • Configure DNS using the client's external DNS management including A records, PTR records, and SRV records.
  • Configure LDAP and Kerberos for identifying and authentication.
  • Setup a two-way cross-realm trust between Microsoft Active Directory and RHEL iDM.
  • Validated communication between AD domain and Linux domain.
  • Added and registered 800 servers of Solaris 10 Unix, RHEL 4, 5, 6 as clients to RHEL iDM.
  • Demonstrate registration clients to Directory Server for authentication. iDM CLI usage and examples. iDM Web Interface usage and examples.
  • Ongoing engagements with Confidential on various projects.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

IT Consultant - Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the senior SE for Confidential Linux/Apple OS X Systems for wide architecture, implementation, design and configuration, develop guideline, processes and procedures.
  • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
  • Designed, configured, and implemented a new Apple Server infrastructure for Confidential graphic department.
  • Troubleshooted NFS/AFP issues
  • Technical writing and Documentation.
  • Trained IT staff to maintain Apple OS X Server infrastructure.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

IT Consultant - Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, configure, and deploy Windows OS 7 Enterprise desktop and laptop images.
  • Support on profile, image, policy, Firewall settings based on the group, deployment of the virtual machines, and support for escalated VDI issues related to image creation, deployment, and troubleshooting and identify root cause and ensure its fixed
  • Managed all mobile devices with AirWatch.

Confidential

IT Consultant - Infrastructure Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed large scale network upgrade refresh on all Confidential hospitals and clinics.
  • Routing and Switching Layer 2/3 cut
  • Cisco ASA Firewall configurations
  • Network Intrusion Prevention and Detection System (IDPS)
  • Worked with network protocols QoS, DMVPN, BGP, OSPF, LACP, MPLS, VPC, HSRP, STP, IS-IS, PIM
  • Cisco network core fiber switch swaps in MDF and IDF rooms
  • Troubleshoot TCP/IP and Vlans issues.
  • Rack and stack new cisco 3650 switches in d Confidential closets.
  • Understanding of system and network security and architecture controls
  • 100% traveling to all 206 Confidential hospitals.

Confidential

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Windows 7 Migration Deployment lead consultant.
  • Workstation patch management and distribution.
  • Migration size of over 15,000 Windows XP devices enterprise wide.
  • Traveled to all Wellstar's hospitals and private doctor offices to performed scheduled migration.
  • Ensure thin client workstations have installed Citrix VDI with appropriate applications running.
  • Support on profile, image, policy, Firewall settings based on the group, deployment of the virtual machines, and support for escalated VDI issues related to image creation, deployment, and troubleshooting and identify root cause and ensure its fixed.

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