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Owner / Technology Consultant Resume

York, PA

S UMMARY

A self - motivated System and Network Administrator with five years of enterprise level experience, specializing in the design, implementation, maintenance, security and support of large scale IT infrastructure in a variety of industries. Excellent interpersonal skills and enjoys a high-pressure team oriented environment. A self-starter who stays abreast of current and future trends involving information technology.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Server Applications: Confidential Exchange 2003-2016, Active Directory, AD Certificate Services, ADLDS, IIS, Apache/Tomcat, Nginx, SQL Server, MySQL, WebSphere, JBoss, SAP, Kronos, SharePoint, Checkpoint SmartConsole and related applications, Multi-vendor IP Telephony, AdFS

Security: Multi-vendor Firewall Administration, NetScaler Administration, Confidential Administration, Certificate Creation/Installation/Revocation with Openssl, 802.1x, PKI, SEPM, Cylance, ProofPoint, Barracuda Spam Firewalls, CyberArk Enterprise Password Vault, Metasploit, Aircrack-ng, Wireshark, NMAP, Honeypot Deployment and Administration, Sophos Enterprise Console, SAML, PCI- DSSv3, SolarWinds Log and Event Manager

Hardware: Cisco ASA, Cisco Integrated Services Routers, Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Wireless Controllers, Cisco Meraki Products, Cisco Nexus Platform, Cisco UCS, Multi-vendor SANs, Multi-vendor servers, Multi­vendor switches, Checkpoint Smart-1 Appliances, Checkpoint NGSE Appliances, Citrix NetScaler

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2000-2016, Windows 95-10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Cisco IOS/ASA, GAIA, i5 OS, Mac OSX, Android, Apple iOS

Virtualization: Confidential ESXi, Citrix Xenserver, Confidential Horizon View, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, Confidential ThinApp, Confidential vMotion, Confidential Hyper-V, Various P2V applications, PHD Virtual Backup, Unitrends Virtual Backup, Virtualbox, EC2

Networking Concepts and Protocols: LACP/EtherChannel, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1w, VTP, CoS/QoS, SNMP v2&3, VRRP/HSRP, NAT/PAT, ACLs, EIGRPv3, OSPFv3, RIP v2, Policy Based Routing, Static Routing, L2L and Remote Access VPNs, DMZ, SPI, IP SLA, VoIP, IEEE 802.11, OpenVPN, Cisco FlexConnect, Cisco CAPWAP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, York, PA

Owner / Technology Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gathers business requirements from clients and provides technology solutions in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Guarantees 99% SLA for all supported applications and services deemed critical by the customer.
  • Designs and implements robust disaster recovery strategies for clients.
  • Advises clients on all aspects of their information technology spending.
  • Recommends, designs and implements new network and server infrastructure for clients.
  • Migrated a client from on-site Exchange 2016 to Office 365.
  • Designs, proposes, and implements remote access to LAN utilizing a variety of VPN technologies.
  • Works with clients processing credit cards to become PCI-DSS compliant.
  • Advise clients about the dangers of ransomware and implements various levels of protection.
  • Routinely performs health checks of supported systems.
  • Monitors network health and stability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and recommends cost effective solutions.
  • End user support.

Confidential

Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Decreased telecommunications costs by 50% leveraging VPN's and cancelling MPLS circuits.
  • Identified network hardware that was deprecated and replaced with new hardware.
  • Implemented mobile web based work order management system for maintenance department to increase productivity and efficiency per man hour.
  • Played a key role in migration from an antiquated ERP system to SAP.
  • Directed the team during the implementation of a new payroll system.

Confidential, York, PA

Information Security Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Checkpoint Firewall Administration across 20+ offices nationwide.
  • Identified security vulnerabilities and made recommendations for remediation.
  • Confidential implementation utilizing Syslog-ng for a redundant syslog environment.
  • Complex network troubleshooting involving multiple teams and technologies.
  • Configured SecureAuth for multi-factor authentication to allow employees to work remotely.
  • ProofPoint hosted administration.
  • Cylance Administration.
  • Checkpoint SmartEvent upgrade to SmartEvent NGSE.
  • Incident response and analysis.
  • Cisco Nexus Administration.
  • Cisco Wireless Controller Administration.
  • Cisco ASA Administration.
  • Implemented SAML-based authentication with ADFS.
  • Confidential Administration and new server provisioning.

Confidential

IT Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supported a farm of Citrix XenApp 6.5 servers.
  • Implemented Graylog2 for syslog archiving and analysis.
  • Installed and configured Nagios for real-time monitoring of hosts, services, and applications.
  • Administered an on premises Shoretel phone system.
  • Implemented voice, guest, and DMZ VLANs.
  • Upgraded virtual machine hosts.
  • Virtualized remaining physical servers.

Confidential, Harrisburg, PA

Infrastructure Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed PCI-DSS audits of managed hotels.
  • Administered multi-vendor routers, switches, and firewalls for 130 managed hotels and 3 corporate offices.
  • Implemented DMZ network in corporate data center to house a Clientless SSL VPN.
  • Implemented IP SLA for a multi-million dollar hotel utilizing multiple WAN connections.
  • Resolved infrastructure problems escalated by regional IT Managers.
  • Created network diagrams of managed hotel networks.

Confidential, York, PA

Computer Systems Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Administered an enterprise class Confidential server cluster; specifically, a group of 100+ virtual desktop linked clones.
  • Implemented and performed troubleshooting with L2L and Remote Access VPNs on a variety of Cisco hardware.
  • Implemented and supported Cisco 7960 Series IP Phones.
  • Created a customized Linux distribution for installation on deprecated PC's to be used as thin clients.
  • Configured raspberry pi's to aid in the monitoring of remote fuel storage tanks.
  • Played a key role in migration from Confidential Exchange to Google Apps.
  • Administered Windows Active Directory Domain Controllers.
  • Implemented KMS server for activation of corporate Windows operating systems and MS Office.

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