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Sr. Active Directory Architect/engineer Resume

Reston, VA

SUMMARY:

Seventeen Years (17) of Information Technology work experience with certifications as of Jan 2016. IT Consultant from diverse fields: Healthcare, Manufacturing company, Outsourcing Company, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, Oil Company, Food Processing Company, Finance, Insurance, Retail, Banking, Media Research Company and Real Estate.

SKILLS:

  • VMWare vSphere 5.5 experiences and other versions of VMWare such as ESXi 5.0
  • Wintel Active Directory Architect and Engineer with a primary expertise on Active Directory Migration and Domain Upgrades. Customer’s list related to Active Directory migration and domain upgrades include Five (5) US companies namely: IBM Global Services, Moody’s KMV, Confidential, Confidential and Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
  • Architected, planned, researched, installed, deployed, configured, administered, maintained Microsoft & Unix Servers, functioning as: Windows 2008 R2/Windows2003/2000/NT4/XP/98/95, Active Directory, Exchange 2007/2003/2000 , SCCM 2007, SCOM 2007/MOM 2005/2000 2000 , OCS 2007 R2, Proxy Server 2, IIS 7.0/6.0, Sharepoint 2007, Site Server, SQL 2008/2005/7.0 , DHCP, DNS, WINS, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, TCP/IP Red Hat LINUX, Samba Server, Apache, MySql, Send mail, & Webmin.
  • Designed, engineered, implemented, administered and supported MOM 2005 which includes: Configuration of MOM Database Server and MOM Management Server; Planned for capacity with depth and breadth in mind; Application of management packs and rules; Creation of Computer groups in relation to console scopes; Pushed agents to targeted servers using wizard and manual installation of MOMAgent.msi; Set up notification for both pager and email; Provided reporting through the use of MOM logs.
  • Migrated, supported, maintained & troubleshot 2000 servers (HP, Compaq, IBM), spanning multiple sites and States found in 200 Domains with a network traffic coming from 35,000 to 40,000 workstations using Fiber connections, Cisco Routers, VPN / Firewall & Access Servers, Cisco Switches & Hubs.
  • Designed & implemented LAN/WAN & TCP/IP Ethernet wiring networks plus respective expansions using CAT5 twisted pair and cable.
  • Enterprise Scale - level of experience on application packaging deployment using LANDesk 8.5 & 8.6 which includes: distribution of server configurations, security patches and LANDesk agents, MOM 2005 agents, layered software to entire Windows Intel servers;
  • Managed Email related administration and migration using Exchange 2007/2003/2000 /5.5 + Outlook integration w/c including: assigning mailbox permissions, maintenance & creation of mailboxes, monitoring, troubleshooting & analyzing server’s infrastructure & statistical data in relation to performance.
  • Documented networks, hardware and software upgrades, installations, troubleshooting - PCs & server related emergency problems & responded by providing technical solutions to both machines and staffs.
  • Scripting skills using Powershell 4.0 and VBscripts.
  • Programming skills Visual Basic 5.0, 6.0, Access 2000, HTML, JavaScript, Perl, CGI, MySql, C++, VBS, WSH, ADSI

HARWARE SKILLS:

  • Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect 6140XP
  • Cisco UCS 5108 Chassis having Cisco UCS Blade B200 M2
  • EMC Clariion CX4-480 Brocade 5100
  • HP Proliant 380 G6, G4, G3 HP StorageWorks MSA50
  • DELL PowerEdge Servers R810, R710, 2850, 2950, 6850
  • IBM Servers x255 & Blades
  • Cisco 3940 / 2500/ 1601 / 1710 series routers
  • Cisco Catalyst 1900 / 2900 XL series switch
  • INTEL Shiva VPN/Firewall EFFICIENT 5851 router
  • INTEL Shiva Lan Rover Access Servers
  • Sun Fire x4100 and x4500 Servers Sun Storage Tek 6140
  • Avocent Autoview 2015

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Reston, VA

Sr. Active Directory Architect/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • An IT consultant supporting Confidential with their Enterprise Wide Windows Active Directory environment composed of Multi-Forest environment with different Trusts, Multi-Forest migration and creation, multiple Domain environment, multiple domain consolidations and retirements, Sites and Services, Site replications, domain controllers holding different FSMO roles, DNS troubleshooting, User base accounts of 15,000 and Windows server count of 2,000 running different flavors of Windows Operating Systems such as Windows 2012 R2, Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2003. Involved in Architecting domain solutions such as domain consolidation and trust creations both Forest level and Domain level.
  • Involved in supporting Disaster Recovery effort and daily Windows Active Directory Administration tasks such as: Hands on scripting, creating and executing Powershell scripts; Creation and support of Certificates and PKI infrastructure; Creation of users and groups; Assigning permissions to users and groups belonging to different OU structures, Creation, implementation and troubleshooting of Group Policy Objects (GPO); Maintenance of Forests and Domain Trusts; Promotion and demotion of Domain Controllers and synchronization of Domain Controllers; Troubleshoot replication related to Naming Context; Exposures to Fortinet Firewalls, McAfee Anti-Virus Software, content filtering, IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems)
  • Support for multiple SQL Clustered Servers; Server builds including web servers; Application of monthly Microsoft server security patches; Application of SSL certificates to websites; Troubleshooting issues related to Multi-Domain environment such as Directory synchronization; Administration and creation of Active Directory Sites and site links; Performs Active Directory Backup and Restore; Exposure to server applications such as Bladelogic, Tripwire, Lasso.
  • An IT consultant supporting an Enterprise Virtual Environment using vMware vSphere 5, vCenter 5.5 and vMware SRM for replication between Datacenters. The server infrastructure environment is 97% virtualized using VMware ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.1, vCenter 5.5 on HP Blade Server infrastructure. Other servers in the Datacenter are HP Proliant DL360p G8.
  • The Virtualization environment is composed of 2 vCenters, 550 physical hosts, 7000 Virtual Machines, 2000 Datastores using VMware ESXi 5.5. Architecting, Configuration and Administration of ESXi hosts, Virtual Machines, Templates which includes Cloning, creation of Resource Pools per Cluster, vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware High Availability (VMHA), VMware DRS, VMware Fault Tolerance (VMFT), vNetwork Distributed Switch. Installation of VMWare vCenter Server 5.5 and VMWare ESXi 5.5 hosts and vMware SRM for replication between Datacenters.

Confidential, Addison, TX

Sr. Virtualization and Wintel Active Directory Architect/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • A Humana company that is a leading health care provider with about 8,000 employees, 325 urgent care centers in 40 states providing the following: Occupational Medicine, Urgent Care, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Health and Wellness Services, Primary Care.
  • The server infrastructure environment is 98% virtualized via VMware ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.1, ESXi 4.1, vCenter 5.5 using twelve (12) Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Chassis composed of Twenty (20) Half-Width Cisco UCS B200M3 blades and Sixty-Two (62) Cisco UCS B200M2 blades. The redundant Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect 6140XP with 8-port 1/2/4-Gb Fibre Channel Module that is configured as Ethernet End Host Mode (EHM) is connected to Fabric Extenders 2104XP which has 4 Fabric Ports of 10Gb Ethernet/FCoE producing 40Gb of aggregate throughput per FEX and 8 server facing backplane ports. Each B200M2 blade would have 2 processors Dual-socket Intel 5600 CPUs (12 Cores per Blade and 24 Logical Processors) with 12 memory DIMM slots that could hold up to 12x16GB = 192GB of memory and 24 DIMM slots and up to 24x32GB = 768GB total memory for a B200M3. The blade has a Mezzanine Adapter M81KR (Palo) Virtual Interface Card (VIC) that supports 10Gb Ethernet and FCoE which can be divided up to 56 usable vNICs or vHBAs for each port. The fabric interconnect is connected to a Nexus 5548 upstream switches. The UCS Manager is at version 2.1(3a) that is being used to manage the UCS ecosystem. Other servers in the Datacenter are HP Proliant DL380 G6.
  • The Virtualization environment is composed of 8 Clusters, 44 physical hosts, 2 vCenters, 609 Virtual Machines, 156 Datastores using VMware ESXi 5.5, ESXi 5.1, ESXi 5.0 with EMC Celerra NS-480 (NAS), EMC Isilon and EMC Symmetrix SAN backend. Architecting, Configuration and Administration of ESXi hosts, Virtual Machines, Templates which includes Cloning, creation of Resource Pools per Cluster, vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware High Availability (VMHA), VMware DRS, VMware Fault Tolerance (VMFT), vNetwork Distributed Switch. Installation of VMWare vCenter Server 5.5 and VMWare ESXi 5.5 hosts.

Confidential, Plano, TX

Sr. Virtualization and Wintel Active Directory Architect/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • The environment is 100% Virtualized via VMware ESXi 5.0, with 10 Dell Compellent iSCSI SAN backend and using 100% Microsoft technology with primarily Dell PowerEdge Servers (R710). The VMware environment is composed of 171 Physical VMware ESXi 5.0 Hosts, 865 Virtual Machines that are spread across 160 sites on 10 Datacenters. There are 10 VMware ESXi 5.0 Clusters composed of 4 ESXi Hosts servers (1 cluster) and 2 ESXi Hosts servers per cluster (rest of clusters). Active Directory environment is composed of a parent root domain and nine (9) child domains in a Windows 2008 R2 Forest.
  • Migration of 14,000 Active Directory Users and Computers from a Windows 2003 Domain to a Windows 2008 R2 Domain using Quest migration Software tools ( NDS Migrator, Recovery Manager for Active Directory, Reporter, Quest Migration Manager, Change Auditor) 2) Creating and running VBscripts and Powershell scripts in relation to Active Directory migration and Domain Administration 3) Functions as the final escalation point for technical troubleshooting 4) Responsible for managing and administration of 172 Domain Controllers for the TXHHSC Domain 5) Architected WSUS for the agency and its implementation 6) Responsible for monthly security patching for over 700 Windows 2008 R2 Virtual Machines (VMs) using Group Policy and Powershell scripts. 7) Exposure to Dell KACE (KBOX) for server and PC inventory and software distribution 8) Support for multiple SQL Clustered Servers.
  • The company is an outsourcing provider supporting multiple clients in the Apartment Industry. Services being offered revolve around Cloud services such as: emails in the cloud, office applications in the cloud such as Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps. The environment is 98% virtualized using VMware ESX vSphere 4.0 and ESXi 4.1 with Dell Compellent Storage backend, Dell Equallogic PS6000 iSCSI storage and EMC Symmetrix.
  • A Cloud Engineer III who architects, plans, implements, administers and troubleshoots Microsoft technologies running primarily on Dell PowerEdge Servers (2950, R610, R710). Among the applications being supported are: Microsoft Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2003 R2, Windows 2003, Microsoft Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Barracuda Spam Filter, Microsoft SCOM 2007.
  • A Cloud Engineer III who headed, architected, implemented and done troubleshooting on the following projects:

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Wintel Active Directory Architect/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • The environment is 80% Virtualized via VMware ESXi 4.1, VMware ESX vSphere 4.0, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager with EMC4-480 SAN backend and using 100% Microsoft technology with primarily Dell PowerEdge Servers (2850,2950,6850,R710). Company operates with VMware vSphere ESX 4.0 and VMware ESXi 4.1 composed of 15 physical hosts, 344 Virtual Machines, 5 VLANs, 65 Datastores, 5 clusters and 75 TB of EMC Clariion CX4-480 SAN Space capacity. Administration of VMware vSphere ESX 4.0 and VMware ESXi 4.1 by maintaining and administering hosts, virtual machines, VLANs. Installation of VMWare vCenter Server 4.1 and VMWare ESXi 4.1 hosts. Participated in the upgrade of VMWare ESX 3.5 to VMWare vSphere 4.0. VMware ESXi 4.0 administration and configuration which includes cloning, vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware High Availability (VMHA), VMware DRS, VMware Fault Tolerance (VMFT), vNetwork Distributed Switch, VMware Update Manager, Host Profiles, Esxtop.
  • An Active Directory Architect who architected, administered, managed and configured EMC Clariion CX4-480 SAN and six Brocade 5100 Fiber Switches. The EMC Clariion is composed of 15 Disk Array Enclosure (DAE) with a total of 225 Disk. Among the responsibilities includes: Zoning management, LUN creation, troubleshooting; administration; sending SP collects; reseating LCC; rebooting Storage Processors; Manual trespass of LUNs; Restarting Management Servers; Administration through Navisphere 6.28.
  • An Active Directory Architect who is responsible for decommission of physical servers running Windows NT 4.0 Operating System, removal of Windows NT 4.0 Trusts and collapse of Windows NT 4.0 domains. Also responsible for managing Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise and Standard operating system both 32 and 64 bit.
  • An Active Directory Architect who is responsible for the Active Directory of the entire company. Active Directory structure composed of 5 Forests with single and multiple domain structures including Parent and Child domain structures; 30 Domain Controllers; 27 Active Directory Sites; Multiple Trust relationships including Forest Trust and External Trusts on the production environment.
  • An Active Directory Architect who is responsible for Active Directory tasks: Sites Configuration and Design, GPO and OU design and restructuring; DFS, DFS-R, FSRM, Disk Quotas, File Screens, Distributed BranchCache, Time Synchronization for the Active Directory Forest; Created and manages Forest Trust between merged companies; Responsible for Active Directory Disaster Recovery task for Business Continuity for the entire company; Domain collapse of NT 4.0 domain to give way to Windows 2008 Active Directory; Build Windows 2008 R2 x64bit servers; Troubleshoot Active Directory issues as it work with other Microsoft technologies and server platforms such as Exchange 2007, SCOM2007, SCCM2007, MS SQL 2008/2005 clustered servers.
  • An Active Directory Architect who is responsible for architecting, installing, configuring, deploying Microsoft Lync and Office Communication Server 2007 (OCS2007) for the company’s Unified Messaging Project and integration with Active Directory, Exchange 2007, MS SQL 2008/2005. Exchange 2007 administration including: mailbox creation, troubleshooting issues related to calendar, global address book, and public folders.
  • Development, presentation and execution of project plans concerning Active Directory upgrade and migration to Active Directory Windows 2008. Creation of Technical diagrams in Visio format concerning Data Center Server layout and the company’s Active Directory Architecture and future architecture.
  • Involved with creation of Change Management documentations for SOX compliance and involvement with company’s ticket system.
  • Installation and configuration of SecureLink VSN Gatekeeper v3.6.10 in the DMZ to provide access from vendors.
  • Installation and Configuration of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for the entire company. Installation and configuration of AutoDesk Data Management Server 2011, AutoDesk Vault Pro 2011, Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2011, AutoCAD Mechanical 2011, JTB FlexReport. Administration of Citrix Access Management Console 3.0 which includes: Installing applications, publishing applications for client users. Exposure to Altiris packaging application to deploy server applications.
  • Attended formal training by Microsoft and Global Knowledge for MS SQL 2008, MS OCS 2007 R2; EMC Academy training; VMware vSphere 4.0 Training

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Wintel Active Directory Architect/Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • A Sr. Systems Engineer who is responsible for the Active Directory of the entire company. Some of the tasks includes: GPO and OU design and restructuring; Domain collapse of NT 4.0 domain to give way to Windows 2008 Active Directory; Build Windows 2008 servers; Manage and administer ESX 3.5 servers; Troubleshoot Active Directory issues as it work with other Microsoft technologies and server platforms such as MOM, SCOM, SCCM, SMS, MS SQL 2008/2005, Clustered servers.
  • Development, presentation and execution of project plans concerning Active Directory upgrade and migration to Active Directory Windows 2008. Creation of Technical diagrams in Visio format concerning Data Center Server layout and the company’s Active Directory Architecture and future architecture.

Confidential, Plano, TX

IPTV Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • A Network Administrator who lead more than eleven (11) AT&T VHO sites for IPTV installations from Pre-OS deployment, Infrastructure installation (Windows 2003, Active Directory, Automated Deployment Services (ADS), DFS, DRS-R, FSRM, Branch Cache, Disk Quotas, File Screens, SCCM 2007, SCOM 2007, MOM 2005, Sharepoint 2007, MSSQL 5.0, SMS, IIS 6.0, NLB, DHCP, DNS, WINS, TCP/IP, MS Clustering, Client-SSL Certificates, SAN Configuration) and Microsoft IPTV application installation, configuration and troubleshooting using MIT tool and home grown scripts written in XML and VBscripts. Configuration and installations of Channel Maps, Service Collections; Creation of AServ cluster; Registration of Live Backends; Installation of SQL Log Shipping. Installation, configuration, administration of Windows Clusters and MS SQL Cluster database servers and MOM Cluster servers.
  • Working environment is composed of minimum 20 Active Directory Domain, 2500 servers spread over a minimum of 20 remote sites located in different states and cities with a combined employee based from Confidential and AT&T.
  • Configuration of IPTV certificates such as: Auto-enrollment certificates; IPTV Client-Server certificates; IPTV SSL certificates.
  • Configuration of Multiple SAN devices such as Sun Storage Tek 6140. Configuration and installation of SUN Servers 4100 and Sun Servers 4500. Usage of Avocent Autoview 2015.
  • Exposures to Onsite Video Validation to make sure videos and audios (National and Local Channels) are streaming to the Set Top Box (STB). Among the things being validated are: Video On Demand (VOD) assets; Picture In Picture (PIP); Instance Channel Change (ICC); Electronic Programming Guide (EPG); provisioning the Set Top Box; troubleshooting network traces, capture test data and provide test reports with the use of wireshark and ethereal application and a hub and switch. Interface with customers, vendors, engineering, project management teams and Customer Test Center (CTC) team members. Collaborate with Network support teams for troubleshooting purposes. Handles test equipments and databases. Exposures to large LAN/WAN networking environment and other IP/MPLS technologies.
  • Supports multiple VHO sites from server growth (Adding additional DServers for live production environment; Remote server and SAN firmware upgrades; Remote server install and imaging. Typical IPTV server deployments approximately 110 servers per VHO with which around eighteen (18) MS SQL Clustered servers - via Microsoft ADS and use of scripts written in XML, VB Script, WMI and Powershell. Builds WinPE Environment.
  • Teaches OS Infrastructure Installation for 7 additional IPTV engineers on the team.
  • Install management packs to ensure quality of monitoring; Exposure to custom scripts to automate systems monitoring where needed; Administer and monitor Operations Console for alerts and work with engineers to resolve issues; Documentations related to MOM 2005/SCOM 2007 management packs as related to Microsoft best practices.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Wintel Active Directory Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Company is a global provider of electronic clinical data capture, management and reporting solutions based in New York with office worldwide such as: Japan, UK and parts of the US. Total server size is around 800 servers. Main clients are Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies such as: Johnson & Johnson, Astellas, Wyeth, Astrazeneca, Genentech, Amgen.
  • A TEAM member supporting Windows infrastructure running different flavors of the Windows Operating Systems such as Windows 2003 RC1 Enterprise, Windows 2003 Standard, Windows 2003 Enterprise and Windows 2003 DataCenter Edition for both 32 and 64 bit R2. Support also includes MS SQL 2005 administration that includes: Running of queries, stored procedures, vbscripts, backup of SQL production databases in connection to Web frontend running IIS 6.0. Web server administration includes creation of application pools and troubleshooting and also creation of web sites for clients all within the Active Directory Domain Structure of Windows 2003. Our main backend data storage composed of SAN and NAS.
  • Hardware Servers are primarily IBM, IBM Blades & Dell Servers. Documentations includes execution of Installation Qualification related to Change Management Plan. All clients are FDA regulated.
  • Project involvement includes: Creation of the company's Web Applications called Medidata RAVE which includes add-ons such as: JReview, eLearning, SAS on Demand, Batch Upload; Creation of Windows Environment using VMWare GSX; Creation and Support for 3-Tier Architecture composed of Web nodes, Application Servers and Database Servers. Running of MS SQL scripts to SQL 2000 and SQL 2005 ; Administration on Active Directory technology, Sharepoint 2007 and Sharepoint 2003, IIS 6.0, DHCP, WINS, DNS, TCP/IP; Monitoring of server performance by the use of HP Sitescope, Nimbus, IBM Director, Dell Open Manage; Application Patching of the supported product Medidata Rave ;Troubleshooting of server issues related to hardware, applications, operating systems and server performance issues. Support for Citrix Metaframe Presentation Server 4.0

Confidential, MO

Wintel Active Directory Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Company is one of the Top Outsourcing Company in the world with headquarters in France and has multiple clients across the globe. Here in the US, we support around 1,200.
  • Trained in ITIL Framework (Information Technology Infrastructure Library), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX 70), Remedy ARS (Action Request System otherwise known as EARS - for Change and Ticket Management), FDA regulations in order to support regulatory clients, CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration). Heavily exposed on Change Management and Ticket Management. Process involves: Creation of a Change that would be processed by Change Management team; Meeting with clients to seek approval for the Change; Implementation of the Change; Status update of the Change to the customer.
  • Heavy exposures on Qualification Documents creation such as Qualification Plan (QP), Installation Qualification (IQ), and Operational Qualifications (OQ) to work on Qualified and Validated Servers.
  • A member of one of the 8 Windows Systems Engineer (iApp team) that supported Servers running Microsoft Operating System with Active Directory such as: Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise and Standard Edition with clustering, Windows 2000 Advance and Standard Edition, Windows NT 4.0. Provide support in Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 level in compliance with customer’s Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  • Hardware Servers support are primarily HP & Compaq Servers (DL320, DL360, DL380, DL580, DL585, DL760, ML530, ML570R, BL20P), IBM Blade Servers & EMC Storage
  • Other applications used: IIS 6.0, Sharepoint 2003, DNS, WINS, DHCP, TCP/IP, Landesk 8.5 & 8.6 (used for patching & software distribution), Citrix Metaframe (terminal services), MOM 2000 & MOM 2005 (for software monitoring), HP Insight Manager (for hardware monitoring), Kronos (for employees time management), VMWare ESX & GSX, Microsoft Virtual Servers, Microsoft CRM 3.0, Veritas Netbackup 4.5 & 5.1 (for backup), MacAfee 8.0 (Anti-Virus)
  • Project involvement includes: a) Enterprise Scale-level of application packaging deployment using LANDesk 8.5 & 8.6 which includes: distribution of server configurations, security patches and LANDesk agents, MOM 2005 agents, layered software to entire Windows Intel servers; b) Building of servers running Windows operating systems; Active Directory Domain Consolidation multiple forest and multiple domains; c) Installation and configuration of Citrix Metaframe Presentation Server 4.0; d) Server and domain migration from Windows NT to Windows 2000 to Windows 2003; e) MOM 2000 & MOM 2005 server administration and configuration which includes: application of management packs and rules, optimization of performance, troubleshooting of alerts and configuration of notifications. f) Supported production servers running Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs) such Siebel and SAP.

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