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Independent Contractor Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • Consulting and permanent experience.
  • Devops,Systems and server engineering.
  • Windows Server, Unix and Linux platforms as well as other enterprise systems.
  • Successfully managed people and projects.
  • Trained coworkers and clients.
  • Documented systems. Proven abilities to troubleshoot and effectively communicate, matched with people skills.
  • Continuous integration and testing, Continuous delivery and deployment, Continuous monitoring using tools such as GIT, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Ansible, SaltStack and Nagios to automate multiple steps in SDLC.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Active Directory, Windows server 2012 2008, 2003, 2000, NT 3.51 & 4.0, DNS, DHCP and WINS configurations and administration, GPO’s (Group policies). Exchange 2003. IIS 5, 6. Sun Solaris 8, Linux 6.2, Novell 3.x & 4.x, AIX, Lotus notes / Domino, NT workstation, Windows XP, 95 & 98 and DOS, Netscreen, Checkpoint and Pix firewalls, Conceptual knowledge for firewall and network changes Network Analyzers, VPN, NIS, NFS, Confidential 2500 switch SNMP monitoring, Syslog services, Confidential Clarion SAN, RSA Securid, UPS, Tomcat, Netscape, Apache, IIS 5, IIS 6 and 7.5 Web servers, Hydraweb and Veritas clustering, Squid proxy servers, Radius Authentication, LDAP, Bind DNS. Exchange 2003, Post Office, Lotus Notes, Imail, and Qmail SMTP servers, SSH, SCP, FTP, Verisign, VMWare

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential

Independent contractor

Responsibilities:

  • I have been working as an independent contractor for a major Social Media Evaluator.
  • I am an analyst on a part - time basis while I attend class

Confidential

Windows Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead engineer on windows 2003 to server 2012 migration/upgrade.
  • Migrated then upgraded applications along with server OS in parallel with existing systems.
  • This included communicating with vendors, developers and operations teams to ensure the proper design, product versions for the development, test and production environments I built. I documented the systems and created procedures.
  • When applicable we migrated to windows server 2008.
  • Daily AD and windows server administration, including patching and mitigating security
  • Vulnerabilities via Tenable security scanner including registry updates, patches or Application upgrades. Modified batch files and powershell scripts.
  • Lead engineer on upgrading and administration of HP loadrunner, Application lifecycle management, ALM synchronizer, Jira bridge adapter, UFT and SVN. Upgraded, migrated, documented then moved applications from dev to test then into production during
  • Maintenance windows. Apache administration. Modifying xml files for java applications.
  • SQL Navigator Database Administration of Oracle 11 as far as connecting to the schema upgrading them, adding and deleting rows.
  • Proposed solutions for port forwarding, patching process, security vulnerability process, IIS, apache, SMTP servers, administered many application like Bamboo and subversion

Confidential

Devops Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manager/Senior Technical lead for devops and network administration teams including salesforce administration, API server management along with backend server management. Windows 2012 Lan/Wan, AD, GPO s, including office 365 administration, backup network engineer for Confidential, ruckus, firewall and barracuda devices.
  • Implemented application performance monitoring solution and email encryption in adherence with Hipaa laws.
  • Created code deployment and change management Processes. Modifying batch files and powershell scripts

Windows System Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • DevOps Engineer, deploying code to IIS 7.5 server farms, modifying apphost.config, web.config files, puppet and using msdeploy to ensure consistent server configurations.
  • Windows Systems Administration including Microsoft Server 2008 Server Installs and builds along with Active Directory administration. Modifying batch files and powershell scripts
  • Upgraded and troubleshot Internally developed Java applications
  • Applying MS patches and 3rd party products desired
  • Experience with VMWare, Veritas and SQL 2008
  • Lead and worked in a team environment, applying communication skills as well as strong analytical skills & initiative. Ability to adjust to changing priorities

Windows System Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Administered Active Directory and windows 2000, 2003 and 2008 servers. Including server builds, server patching, software installs, change management, code changes, monitoring, troubleshooting, account administration and documenting.
  • Admin I Unix and Linux server administration. Server hardening.
  • Supporting in house applications and imaging systems that including scanning, imaging and archiving. Troubleshooting application using workflow processes and instances.
  • Issuing SQL queries to update, delete or add to the Database

Confidential

Windows System Engineer/Vmware

Responsibilities:

  • Member of the Identity access Management and Active Directory team.
  • I manage, plan and schedule the Global catalog Server installs, server deployment, decommissions, and migrations as part of a Global Active Directory infrastructure upgrade. Manage ip addresses, sites and server decommissions. Vmware installs and use of Vmotion
  • Active Directory management, security patching, software installs and updates.
  • Install windows server 2008 Global Catalog servers As part of the infrastructure upgrade. I demote and decommission Windows Server 2000 and 2003 DNS servers and Domain controllers along with communicating changes to team members and local site personnel. Raised functional level to 2008 while reducing our colocation footprint and cost.

Confidential

Web Hosting Engineer / Windows System Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, execute and documented project plans relating to migrating the hosting environments. Including development, testing and production. Took the initiative to include and train key personnel. Implementing these environments as well as maintaining the ongoing configuration and administration responsibilities as well
  • Active Directory administration, planning, implementation of 18 Domains and over 400 Servers somewhere Virtualized using VMware, including creating, testing, and deployment of Group policy objects or GPO s and network services such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, using RSOP or resultant set of policies, permissions via group nesting.
  • Developed and Manage Operating System Patching process and schedule for 400 servers across 18 Domains and 5 sites using Shavlik and Microsoft Security Baseline Analyzer.
  • Window 2003 and 2000 Server builds on HP and IBM hardware using smartstart, softpaqs, server guide and update express. Tomcat, Jboss and IIS Server installs and configurations. Managing 400 + web servers along with the Active Directory infrastructure, which spanned 5 sites and 18 domains.
  • Implemented and Managed Sitescope Monitoring and alerting.
  • Administration of SAN, Fiber Switches, Disaster recovery, Backups via Symantec Backup Exec 10d, Robotic Tape Library, Web, FTP, application, database servers, firewalls, F5 load balancers, Confidential switches, VLANS and other infrastructure related devices and tasks.
  • Daily interaction with customers in regards to planning and support.

Confidential

Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Exchange 2003 Veritas Clustered environment with Confidential Clarion SAN backend for 1800 mailboxes including archiving using Symantec Enterprise Vault and filtered using Symantec SMSMSE services.
  • Lead Engineer on Symantec Enterprise Vault configuration, task scheduling and PST migration plan vault closing and retention policies. Managing of the six vault messaging queues.
  • Supported Windows 2003 Active Directory infrastructure that spanned multiple sites and domains.
  • Managed Disaster Recovery of the entire Organization utilizing Backup Exec 10d, and Replication Exec.
  • Created and Mapped LUNS for Confidential SAN.

Confidential

Network Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included ensuring all Confidential routers, proxy servers, Radius Authentication servers and other network devices were configured according to change request.
  • Troubleshooting and testing of monitoring systems including Concord, Visionael, Spectrum and syslog.
  • Troubleshooting various network issues such as DNS, TCP/IP, connectivity issues.

Confidential

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supported and Administered Windows 2003 Active Directory environments along with Sun Solaris
  • Configuring and Installing Windows 2003 platform on HP and Dell Servers.
  • System Engineering and Administration tasks for various clients including NRG, Confidential and many other companies. Such as: disaster recovery, troubleshooting and repairing servers, Network problems, desktops, laptops.
  • Tier III support for ongoing issues Tiers I and II would escalate to us.

Confidential

Field Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed PC and Server rollouts for Confidential Industrial Supply in the PA, NJ and DE areas on a contract basis.
  • Installed Windows 2000 servers, XP desktops, Confidential routers and switches, UPS, printers, and data migrations.

Confidential

Support Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supported Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Lotus Notes 6 during migration of Windows NT and Lotus Notes systems.
  • Administration of Sun Solaris 8 systems and Network support. Supported VPN, Remote Dial Access and RSA SecurID for remote users.

Confidential

System Engineer / Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Managed our team of consultants, developers, administrators and technicians.
  • Configured and Administered the Broadband Development and Production systems including the Broadband division Windows NT, Windows 2000 LAN, Sun Solaris 8, Linux 6.2 environments, Veritas Clusters, Confidential 2500 switch, Netscreen Firewalls and Confidential Clarion SAN.
  • Administered network services such as: DHCP, WINS, DNS services, along with NIS and NFS services for our Sun Solaris, Linux environment.
  • Managed Arcserve Disaster recovery efforts.
  • Administered Web Servers such as: IIS, Netscape, and Apache for our Broadband and Corporate divisions.
  • Managed Netscreen firewalls, Post Office SMTP messaging, Radius Authentication, and Syslog services for our satellite and wireless ISP that served over 7000 users.
  • Integrated Broadband division LAN with the Corporate WAN
  • Documented all Production and development systems along with troubleshooting scripts for our call center.
  • Managed a team of six for the development and production systems related to our ITV Liberate product.

Confidential

Devops Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and administered an online trading system that consisted of over 40 Clustered Web Servers. NT 4.0 servers with Netscape commerce web server, Verisign certificates, and Java code our team in Virginia would produce.
  • Created DNS entries, Checkpoint firewall policies, Configured Hydraweb clusters, watch dog monitoring, migrated code, and then tested. Work with developers to debug Java.
  • Installed Sitescope to help us monitor the performance of the entire system reducing downtime by 90%.
  • Documented the build process so that all standards would be available.
  • Administered AIX machines for our quotes, market news and research feeds and for our Oracle7 databases.
  • Support customer IT staff on all issues including Checkpoint firewall, IP translation, and capacity planning.

Confidential

Vice President / Co-founder

Responsibilities:

  • Co - founded an ISP/Web hosting company.
  • Provided vendor and equipment selection, server and network configurations and all other infrastructure tasks.

Confidential

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Administered the Network for the Confidential division. Installed, Configured and Supported over 70 Windows NT servers 4.0 and 3.5, DNS, DHCP, WINS and SMS 1.2, 3000 Windows 98 desktops
  • Redesigned enterprise network by strategically placing our Windows NT servers so that we have a sufficient amount of Backup Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP, and WINS servers to support our 1200 local and 2000 remote users.
  • Analyzed the current backbone replacing hubs with switches, and bridges with routers.
  • Charted the performance of our network using Dolch Network Analyzers.
  • Configured Lotus Domino Servers. Worked to plan our company wide rollout of Domino.
  • Senior Engineer on our Seven Dodge Plans and Specs scan centers and CD production environment that had over a million subscribers. Built the Dodge Plans scan center prototype that was used for the seven scan centers that were built under my supervision.
  • Configured Windows NT 4.0 servers and Workstations with DHCP, WINS and Input Accel services, Installing scanners, printers, switches, and routers. Supported an in house application that controlled the entire scan process.
  • Configured our Dodge Plans Web servers on Windows NT 4.0 platform with Netscape Web server 3.51, Responsible for router and firewall issues.
  • Provided ongoing support to our team of developers.

Confidential

Consultant / System Engineer / System Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded the entire infrastructure which included upgrading all of the 27 locations Confidential servers, NT servers, and Lotus Notes servers. Sites that used OS/2 were migrated to NT 4.0. Installed over 20 Lotus Domino servers and upgraded over 20 Notes servers and rolled - out over 3000 client installs.
  • Administered Novell, Windows NT and Lotus notes network including security, disaster recovery, upgrades, repairs, troubleshooting and client rollouts.
  • Set up Lotus Notes systems for our customers such as Confidential and Confidential Communications, including procuring, configuring and installing Servers.
  • Deployed a Lotus Notes system for Confidential Communications, which consisted of 10 sites and 15 servers and over 400 users. Trained their staff to use and support Notes.
  • Installed and troubleshot Confidential systems for Confidential, Surgical Laser Technologies, Holy Ghost Prep School and various other clients.

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