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Active Directory Engineer Resume

Austin, TX

SUMMARY

  • 7 years of Professional Experience on Windows, Active Domain Services and VMware administration.
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies like Installing, Configuring and administering VMware ESX/ESXi and created, managed VMs (virtual server) and also involved in the maintenance of the virtual server.
  • Windows and VMware with Core Experience with Active Directory Administration and VMware virtualization technologies and Sr Operations Support.
  • Experience with NetIQ Directory Resource Administrator (DRA) product requires regular read and write access into the Active Directory Domains, and any Office 365 tenants managed by each DRA Server.
  • Experienced in Implementation and Migration of Skype for Business, Lync 2010, Lync 2013, Active Directory 2003, 2008 and 2012, System Center 2012.
  • Excellent understanding of Exchange Online Configuration and Email migration, FIM synchronization.
  • Successfully created team sites on SharePoint Online and SharePoint migration to Office 365.
  • Vast experience troubleshooting issues with Outlook, Exchange server, ActiveSync and OWA. ensure this process occurs in a timely manner each DRA Server will cache a limited number of properties about all AD object types supported by DRA
  • Implementing, Maintaining AD Infrastructure as a service in Microsoft Azure cloud platform
  • Implementing, Maintaining AD Infrastructure.
  • Well versed with Microsoft PKI management solution for large enterprises.
  • Binary Tree and Quest Migration Manager Tool experience inOFFICE 365 MIGRATION.
  • Administered Microsoft SCCM 2012 environment, including creating or editing security groups, application deployment patch management, general troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshooting weblogic, tibco, and java related problems in production, staging and QA environment
  • Provide routing and switching troubleshooting and support
  • Installed, configured and provide support for the LDAP in the development, testing, staging and production environment
  • Design and configuring AD Forests, Domains, Trusts, Group Policy, OU's, promotion & demotion of domain controllers.
  • An Active Directory Engineer Designing, implementing changes, troubleshooting, supporting 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 Designing domain Solutions such as Domain consolidation and trust creations both Forest level and Domain level.
  • Exposures with Azure Active Directory compatibility. Extensive experience in deployment, migration, patching and troubleshooting of windows 2008 and 2012 R2 Domain Controllers in Active Directory.
  • Monitoring the Active Directory Replication status of the Domain Controllers.
  • Active Directory Services, DNS, Lync Administration, Power Shell in a very large network.
  • Expertise in Active Directory design and support (Group Policy Object (GPO), Active Directory (AD) Schema, Organization Unit (OU), LDAP, Sites, Replication, etc.)
  • Creating and Linking Group policies for Windows Server in AD domain.
  • Experience using Oracle Access Manager (OAM) to Enable Support for Windows Native Authentication with Enterpriseone also has good understanding Windows Native Authentication Support in OAM and Configuring OAM to Use Windows Native Authentication.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Vmware: VMwarevSphere 4.0/4.1/5.0, vCenter Server 4.0/4.1/5.0, ESX 3.5/4.0/4.1/5.0 , VMware Update Manager, HA, DRS, FT, vMotion, Storage vMotion, VMware Capacity Planner, VMware WorkstationWindows Administration: Configuration of DHCP and DNS, installation and configuration of VPN client, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 R/2016 - installation and configuration, installation and configuration of Active Directory creating users and groups, setting user access controls, domains creation and setup.

Hardware: HP ProLiant DL380 G5/G6 Intel Xeon, HP ProLiant DL385 G6/G7 AMD Opteron, Dell PowerEdge 2850, 2950, R710, HP BL 460c G5/G6 blade servers, C7000 HP Chassis, NetApp V6000 Series.

Operating Systems: Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016, Windows client OS XP/Vista/Windows 7.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Austin, TX

Active Directory Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Active Directory and exchange structure and made recommendations for changes to follow Microsoft best practices.
  • Worked on ADMT software and other third-party tool for migration. For instance, Quest and Binary tree.
  • Used SQL Express 2012 for admt database.
  • Installed PES for migrate the user password from one forest to another.
  • Completed ADFS & ADFS Proxy Deployments, ADFS Claim Based Rules, Publishing of ADFS with TMG 2010, Single & Multiple Domain Federation of ADFS with Microsoft Office 365 Cloud, Dir Synchronization, Exchange email migration using Cutover, Staged and Hybrid Deployment and POP3 and IMAP email clients Migration.
  • Excellent understanding of Exchange Online Configuration and Email migration, FIM synchronization.
  • Application of FastTrack business logic to match customer engagement requirements to appropriate delivery resources.
  • Brings user data into Microsoft Graph, indexing it to make it searchable along with data from Microsoft 365 services
  • Provided Enterprise level Active Directory Architecture, engineering, Design and Documentation of the proposal approaches
  • Design, build and maintain PKI Architecture in Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Deploy and manage Public CA certificates
  • Consulting and deployment of PKI solutions to application teams
  • Use Graph to build experiences around the user's unique context.
  • Advanced Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, and Confidential in an enterprise environment.
  • Worked in Multi-forests environment.
  • Deployed Active Directory environment including file shares and DNS to replace workgroup-based infrastructure.
  • Implementation of PowerShell scripts to efficiently fix errors for the customer's support teams found through the Active Directory environment.
  • Experience with Active Directory (including Federated Services, and Enterprise Group Policy Management), Microsoft Identity Management platforms.
  • Microsoft AD PKI Administration support.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained Active Directory and third-party migration products for the duration of the project.
  • Understanding of AD Attributes, LDAP Queries, PowerShell Scripting to Modify AD Attributes, Group Policy Analysis, GPO Configuration Trouble shot issues related to Forefront Identity Manager
  • Tracked incoming\outgoing mail and troubleshoot mail flow issues through the use of message trace.
  • Provisioned accounts in directory using FIM.
  • Experience in with Virtualization technologies like installing, configuring, VMware, vSphere. Creation, management, administration and maintenance of virtual servers and clients.
  • Using VMware vCenter, created Datacenter Environment by creating VMware clusters, adding ESX hosts in the clusters, and implemented HA and DRS.
  • Resolved technical issues for clients in person, on the phone and through e-mail.
  • Resolved connectivity issues for remote users while managing upgrades, backups, server configuration, remote mail, security, virus protection and software troubleshooting.
  • Configured my profiles and mysites in SharePoint.
  • Added user accounts, fixed issues with users and the monitored usage on multiple applications.
  • Created a hybrid VM and virtual server environment.
  • Deliver services with the Platform Team utilizing Azure/Cloud and on-site Server infrastructure including:
  • Design Azure PaaS/IaaS solutions based on business requirements and Microsoft best practices.
  • General cloud PaaS/IaaS integrations spanning multiple projects and timelines.
  • Maintained a non-production lab environment with various versions of exchange (2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016) for several testing purposes.
  • Configured and performed backups of various Exchange Server Mailboxes.
  • Experience in Creating and managing Mailboxes, Distribution Lists, and Public Folders.
  • Performed role of a Server Administrator for 500+ Microsoft Servers running Windows Server 2012/2016.
  • Prepared Exchange 2013 for hybrid set up by applying all patches and updates to servers.
  • Configured ADFS Server for single sign-on functionality.
  • Experience in troubleshooting issues with Outlook, Exchange server, ActiveSync and OWA.

Confidential, NYC, NY

Active Directory Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Migration of Active Directory Users and Computers objects from a Windows 2008 Domain to Windows 2016 Domain using Quest migration Software tools ( NDS Migrator, Recovery Manager for Active Directory, Reporter, Quest Migration Manager, Change Auditor)
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience with both Microsoft Windows 2012 and 2016 Servers.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory 2012/2016, including DHCP, Client, DNS, DHCP.
  • Managing Schema, FSMO Roles, Domain Trust, Sites and Services, Security, DNS, DHCP, Replication, Group Policy, ADFS & SSO.
  • Responsible for building ADDS servers and AD related services
  • Responsible for Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) issuance.
  • Provide PKI support and subject matter expertise for application developers in enabling their applications to support.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Integration with Microsoft O365 Cloud/Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
  • Assisted and provided guidance in application integration into Directory service including LDAP(S), and service account management.
  • Worked with the migration team for migrating Exchange users to Office 365.
  • Successfully established and tested Azure AD Tenant for production.
  • Supported customers on various implementation of Windows Azure AD, MS office 365, Azure Single Sign On, On-premise, Single Sign On, Windows Azure Saas, Iaas, and Paas.
  • Good understanding of the ITIL frameworks along with incident, problem and change management processes and procedures.
  • Maintain, install and configure third party applications on Linux and windows environment (Cloud and in private data centers).
  • Creating and modifying scripts written in PowerShell and VBScript.
  • Upgraded 100+ ESX hosts from ESX 5.0 to ESX 6.x using VMware Update Manager tool.
  • Security configuration and hardening of VMWare & Windows systems.
  • Supporting Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services and ADFS.
  • Provides guidance related to Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) initiatives, projects, plans, and reviews.
  • Hand on experience of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK).
  • Setup and configured SCCM Operating System Deployment (OSD) for Windows 7 and Windows 10.
  • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities, remediation techniques & Data center.
  • Architect, design and implement solutions for AD infrastructure for efficiency and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Created PowerShell scripts to complete Active Directory related tasks such as checking AD health (services, uptime, replication, storage), stale objects clean and day to day provisions of security accounts.
  • Develop and maintain short, medium and long-term plans to support Identity and access management strategy (IAM).
  • Provide operational support for the Identity and access management (IAM) solution.
  • Monitoring and performance tuning for both AD and Windows operating systems including connectivity, synchronization, replication, net logon, time services, FSMO roles, schema, NTDS database partitions, AD Backup and Recovery, ADFS, certificate authorities and trust relationships.
  • Infrastructure using ADMT and Quest, Binary migration tools.
  • Experience in deploying PKI Infrastructure.
  • Configure constrained delegation in Active Directory for Kerberos enabled applications.
  • Provide operational guidance and serve as a central escalation point for all Microsoft server related technologies such as, but not limited to: Active Directory, Group Policies, AD Trusts, AD Sites and Services, Microsoft Identity Manager.
  • Deploy and managed RadiatOne FID.
  • Setting up SAML applications in OKTA.
  • Managing the governance part using Sailpoint
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience with both Microsoft Windows 2012 and 2016 Servers.
  • Vulnerability management and mitigation by applying required patches using SCCM 2012. Manual configuration changes for Vulnerability Mitigation.
  • Build, test & validate the hardened image on multiple platforms including VM (VMWare) & Physical servers
  • Understanding of SAN, NAS storage architecture.
  • Experience in deploying and maintaining an Altiris/Symantec ITMS Management suite.
  • Environment: Windows 2008R2, GPO, Kerberos, VMware ESX, ESXI, Vsphere, vCenter, LDAP, ADDS, ADFS, Exchange, Azure, VB Script, SAN, NAS.

Confidential

Windows/Active Directory Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Active Directory and exchange structure and made recommendations for changes to follow Microsoft best practices
  • Assessing the business requirement and identifying the projects required to be executed in the current quarter or upcoming quarters.
  • Configuring LDAP, SSL, SSO and Digital Signatures.
  • Developed a migration approach to move workloads from On - Premises AD to Windows Azure or develop new cloud-ready application solutions.
  • Designing, Configuring and maintaining Active Directory Services on Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016(Test, Development) Domain controller.
  • Install and Manage security reporting tools to monitor any Active Directory changes. Plan and manage all the migrations and upgrades related to Active Directory and Domain controllers.
  • Designing Quarterly objectives for team and assigning the projects according to identified business requirement by doing efforts estimation and allocating timelines to resources.
  • Responsible for LDAP load testing on Directory with almost 20000 users.
  • Tracking Project progress with team and performing review of multiple Projects with management by sharing Weekly and Monthly Progress reports.
  • Engaging with team in resolving critical issues & executing complex Production change in the environment.
  • Designing migration solution on various Tech & Cloud IaaS/PaaS platforms and doing its implementation.
  • Performing documentation and focusing on in improving the processes for better production support.
  • Upgraded Exchange for more than 15000 users.
  • Managed and configured Microsoft's Office 365Azure directory so that it would properly synchronize with the on-premises Active Directory environment.
  • Developed scripts to export and import inbox rules into Exchange Online.
  • Utilized PowerShell scripts to automate the processes and tasks.
  • Worked in conjunction with Mobile Device Management teams to troubleshoot sync issues with Exchange mail and calendars.
  • Ensured that end to end optimal performance, capacity, and availability of the Office 365 for all clients.
  • Performed Service Requests based on Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Provided technical guidance for migration, configuration, and deployment of Office 365
  • Office 365performance troubleshooting, operational readiness, and optimization of Microsoft Cloud platform.
  • Migrated user mailboxes to Office 365in batches and run reports on batch progression.

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