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Ms Windows Systems Administrator Resume

Boston, MA

SUMMARY:

Self - motivated, self-disciplined, high energy individual with a reputation for excellence in customer relations and support. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and quantitative skills stressing attention to detail and accuracy. Outstanding track record for designing and implementing networks and client/server infrastructure solutions to improve performance, operational efficiencies, and usability. Well versed in cross-platform application architectures, Internet technologies, relational databases, server virtualization and disaster recovery solutions. A proven effective problem solver with the creative and innovative skills to become a paramount member of any team.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Windows (all versions of desktop and server through Server 2016); Microsoft TCP/IP and AD; Novell and Banyan VINES networks using TCP/IP protocol; MVS/TSO (mainframe) operating systems; Cisco/Netgear/Dell/Brocade - network hardware (switches, routers, firewall/VPN) and firmware; Xiotech - SAN Hardware and software, RAID arrays and storage systems; ExaGrid disk-based backup and deduplication systems; Commvault backup; Avamar backup NetAPP, Data ONTAP 7G, SnapMirror, SAN SnapVault, EMC, LeftHand, Isilon, Microsoft Exchange (all versions); Microsoft SQL Server (all versions); Vmware; Citrix; Wyse; Aruba; Symantec; Acronis; Quest migration manager, Altiris, performed configuration and operation on all software related to SharePoint infrastructure. SAS. Red Hat and CentOS, IIS. Amazon AWS, EC2 and S3. Microsoft Azure, Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Boston, MA

MS Windows Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration vSphere 6.5
  • Support Active Directory, Group Policy and Azure
  • Automate processes using PowerShell
  • Performed daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of software and hardware
  • Managed user and computer accounts, creating new user and disabled accounts and clients
  • Working with Docker, Jenkins, Remedy and Ansible.
  • Migrate from Windows 2012 R2 to Windows 2016

Confidential, Newton. MA

MS Windows Server Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration vSphere 5.5
  • Netapp implementation & day-to-day management
  • Consolidated, simplified server and network architecture, improved overall availability and performance
  • Support Active Directory, Group Policy and Azure
  • Automate processes using PowerShell
  • Performed daily system monitoring, verifying integrity and availability of software and hardware
  • Managed user and computer accounts, creating new user and disabled accounts and clients
  • Managed Backup and Recovery manager Avamar and Commvault
  • Managed and Support McAfee products
  • Migrate from vSphere 5.5 to Hyper-V in Azure.
  • Working with Docker, Jenkins and Kubernetes.
  • Implement and enhance ServiceNow platform and modules per business requirements
  • Managed and Support Active Directory using PowerShell
  • NetAPP NAS implementation & day-to-day CIFS, NFS & ISCSI management

Confidential, Boston. MA

Senior MS Windows Server Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Optimizing system design to meet expected performance criteria
  • Maintain and monitors server and network environment with Microsoft System Center
  • Responsible Manages Microsoft Windows Server Network Operating Systems and any related third party software.
  • Microsoft System Center System Monitoring
  • Development/implementation of company policies & procedures.
  • Maintains and monitors the anti-virus software protection system for the agency
  • Follows the security guidelines, procedures and policies.
  • Maintains security of highly sensitive and/or confidential data.
  • Performs security self-audits according to procedures for the network, building and applications
  • Experience in System Administration, System Builds, Server builds, Installs, Upgrades, Patches, Migration, Trouble shooting, Security, Backup, Disaster Recovery, Performance Monitoring and Fine-tuning on Windows Systems.
  • Automate processes using PowerShell and Batch
  • Upgrade from Hyper V to VSphere 5.5
  • Created new VMware Hosts
  • Responsible for configuring and maintaining Internet Information server, FTP & SFTP Server on Windows 2008/2012 Platform

Confidential, Burlington. MA

Infrastructure Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Optimizing system design to meet expected performance criteria Designed and deployed a scalable LINUX/Windows infrastructure that seamlessly integrated a network storage server, LDAP servers.
  • Reduced infrastructure complexity and improved development productivity.
  • Converted Linux systems from local password authentication to LDAP and NFS homes significantly increasing administrative efficiency
  • Working on Automated provisioning using vRealize Automation (vRA) and vRealize Orchestrator (vRO)
  • Experience in VMware vRealize automation, operations and orchestrator . Installed, configured, and updated Linux machines, with Red Hat and CentOS. Management, development, integration and coordination of workgroups and subordinates.
  • Responsible for the organizations current and future IT infrastructure and technologies, evaluation and implementation of required change in process and procedures E xperience in Web Server Administration - IIS Managing IIS.
  • Web servers and hosted web sites.
  • Project management including selection of vendors, evaluation of criteria, and ing of contracts
  • Development/implementation of company policies & procedures.
  • Management of all Information Technology resources including Microsoft Servers, Exchange, Active Directory, workstations, and software titles EMC VNX San, EMC Isilon Nas, Palo Alto Firewall, VMware, Sever Clustering, Brocade switches
  • Experience in System Administration, System Builds, Server builds, Installs, Upgrades, Patches, Migration, Trouble shooting, Security, Backup, Disaster Recovery, Performance Monitoring and Fine-tuning on UNIX (SUN Solaris, Red Hat Linux) Systems.
  • Automate processes using PowerShell and Batch

Confidential, Allston, MA

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration
  • Installed and configured XenApp 6.5 environment.
  • Built License Server, SQL Server, XenApp, Provisioning servers
  • HP EVA SAN implementation & day-to-day management
  • Consolidated, simplified server and network architecture, improved overall availability and performance
  • Support Active Directory and upgrade from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2
  • Support and update HP Protect backup
  • VBlock, VSphere, VCenter, and other VMWare systems

Confidential, Boston. MA

Contractor

Responsibilities:

  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration and upgrade from vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5
  • Netapp implementation & day-to-day management
  • Consolidated, simplified server and network architecture, improved overall availability and performance
  • Support Active Directory
  • Automate processes using PowerShell and Batch
  • Cisco UCS system

Confidential, Wakefield, MA

Senior System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration and migrations from Physical to Virtual and upgrade from vSphere 3.5 to vSphere 5.5, from vSphere 5.0 to vSphere 5.5
  • EMC VNX implementation & day-to-day management in a iSCSI environment
  • Consolidated, simplified server and network architecture, improved overall availability and performance
  • Server management; network operating system administration; troubleshooting system and application problems; system maintenance; reporting and analysis: backup with Veeam and Backup exec 2012
  • Migration from Exchange 2010 to Office 365
  • Design and install Active Directory
  • Automate processes using PowerShell and Batch

Confidential, Waltham, MA

Senior System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration and migrations from Physical to Virtual and upgrade from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.1
  • VMWare View for Desktop virtualization with VMWare ThinApp.
  • NETAPP SAN implementation & day-to-day management in a Brocade switched fabric environment
  • Consolidated seven co-location racks to two, simplified server and network architecture, improved overall availability and performance
  • Technical support NetApp storage and update data ONTAP.
  • Synology NAS implementation & day-to-day CIFS, NFS & ISCSI management
  • Migrated Active Directory migration from server 2003 to server 2008R2
  • Server management; network operating system administration; troubleshooting system and application problems; system maintenance; reporting and analysis: backup with Veeam
  • Deliver IT Services Management (ITSM) solutions based on ITIL best practices that focused on the people, process, and technology, and information perspectives of providing business solutions within the IT infrastructure. This includes all aspects of ITSM best practices and methods from analysis, architecture and design, planning, implementation, and support.
  • Aligned IT processes with ITIL by establishing weekly incident and problem management meetings and significantly decreased turnaround time.
  • Responsible for complete project life cycles, including requirements determination, technical planning, schedule, design, implementation testing and post implementation support.
  • Automate processes using PowerShell and Batch
  • Experience in System Administration, System Builds, Server builds, Installs, Upgrades, Patches, Migration, Trouble shooting Red Hat Linux Systems. Installed, configured, and updated Linux machines, with Red Hat and CentOS
  • Support Hyper-V 2012 R2
  • Amazon AWS, EC2, S3

Confidential, Medford, MA

System Administrator / VMware Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Microsoft Windows Server System Administration
  • Server management; network operating system administration; troubleshooting system and application problems; system maintenance; reporting and analysis: backup with Commvault Simpana
  • VMWare vSphere Virtual Servers System Administration and migrations from VMware vSphere 4.1 to VMware vSphere 5.0
  • Responsible for configuring and maintaining Internet Information server, FTP & SFTP Server on Windows 2008/2012 Platform
  • Technical support Compellent storage and replication to DR site.

Confidential, Portsmouth, NH

Storage Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Migrate all NAS data using NETAPP SNAPMIRROR technology;
  • NETAPP SAN implementation & day-to-day management in a Brocade switched fabric environment;
  • NETAPP NAS implementation & day-to-day CIFS, NFS & ISCSI management;
  • Manage FCP, CIFS, NFS, ISCSI;
  • Data Migration from one FILER Cluster to another using NETAPP SNAPMIRROR technology;
  • Data ONTAP upgrades from v8.01P2 to v8.01P4 NETAPP FILERS;
  • Data ONTAP Disk & Shelf Firmware upgrades.

Confidential, Waltham, MA

System Administrator / VMware Admin

Responsibilities:

  • Technical support exchange 2003, 2007 and 2010. SharePoint 2010, BES servers 4.1 and 5.0, SQL server 2008, SAN NETAPP FAS3070, EMC Clariion (CX, CX3, and CX4) SAN, Cisco Catalyst 6500, Cisco ASA, Load Balance F5, Clusters Servers. Windows 2003/2008 Server / Active Directory, vSphere 4.0, Symantec BackupExec, TCP/IP Networking: DNS, DHCP, VPN, Nagios. Used Operation Manager for monitoring and management for NetApp storage with alerts, reports, performance, and configuration tools to keep NetApp storage infrastructure in line.
  • Deployed a VMware infrastructure, including the physical to virtual conversion of servers that were on month-to-month lease, reducing costs and tripling capacity.
  • Knowledge of implementing and maintaining virtualization solutions using VMware
  • Helped plan and implement the company-wide virtualization solution using VMware
  • Performed configuration and operation on all software related to SharePoint infrastructure.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Vice President Systems

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and vision for multi - person teams on advanced network and communications topology for the firm. Supply full network administration for corporate information environment, enforcing business data and security policies. Provide project management services for internal/external clients. rchitect, Design, and implement EMC Clariion (CX, CX3, and CX4) SAN environments to ensure high availability
  • Supported and troubleshot all Microsoft systems - Windows server active directory creating accounts, security and group policy access.
  • Planned for the simultaneous execution of new SharePoint efforts
  • Designed, built and fully tested the company's disaster recovery hot-site
  • Planned and implemented the migration to MS Active Directory 2008
  • Developed, implemented and maintain corporate email, blackberry and message archiving environment, including the migration to Microsoft Exchange 2007;
  • Designed solutions of mixed environments using both NAS and SAN topologies;
  • Installed and manage a disk-based, de-duplication backup system (ExaGrid);
  • Implemented message archiving solution (Symantec EVault) meeting audit requirements;
  • Planned and implemented corporate network and desktop security strategy ensuring proper protection of corporate data according to company policies
  • Configuring required SAN and iSCSI connectivity to data utilizing Best Practice designs and schemes;
  • Lead the migrations of Microsoft SQL Server versions 6.5 - 2005;
  • Implemented server virtualization at both the corporate and DR sites;
  • Played critical role in corporate office moves (2) in insuring that all hardware and software were 100% operational on first day at the new site; provided 24/7/365 system support, technical analysis, diagnosis, installation, maintenance, and modification.
  • Updated and maintained servers hardware drivers, storage architect, firmware, software and service packs to proactively ensure optimal performance.
  • VMware: install, build, configure, migrate, resource monitoring, make.
  • Created VMware templates to ensure rapid deployment of test machines for the QA, Development and Support Teams.
  • Knowledge of implementing and maintaining virtualization solutions using VMware
  • Helped plan and implement the company-wide virtualization solution using VMware configuration changes as necessary to ensure 100% customer satisfaction and server efficiency.
  • Utilized imaging or similar technology for server builds and rapid recovery in case of failure, minimizing downtime by 95%.
  • Developed daily/weekly/monthly reporting task for monitoring software and servers, hard drive, CPU and memory utilization, and services and configuration changes to ensure all servers were proactively monitored 100% of the time.
  • Work with extensively RAID storage arrays and volume managers administration, installation, upgrades, tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Monitored servers, applications and hardware health using monitoring tools, to recognize, evaluate and resolve problems reducing downtime by over 75%.

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