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Principal Architect Resume Profile

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Summary

I am an experienced IT professional. I specialize in integrated IT systems for mergers and acquisitions and migrations and upgrades of authentication domains and messaging platforms, i.e. Exchange upgrades or Notes or GroupWise to Exchange or Office365 moves. I have worked on small, large and solo teams successfully. I am methodical and diligent. I have an unparalleled work ethic. My systematic and out of the box troubleshooting skills have served me well in the public, government, Fortune 500,healthcare and DoD sectors. My end to end experience with people, products, processes and partners ensures I get the job done. I am ITIL V3 Certified and hold an MCSE and Messaging 2003 certifications as well as Exchange 2010 certifications. I have extensive migration experience and have used effectively Quest as well as native tools to perform migrations. I can quickly and accurately articulate, whiteboard and document solutions and plans and implement change control processes. I can build and document greenfield environments as well as remediate and optimize existing and provide meaningful documentation to gain understanding of the infrastructure and provide a baseline for troubleshooting.

Most Recent Project

Confidential

Principal Architect

Plan, design and execute and oversee complex migration and implementations of Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange and migrations using the Quest Migration Manager tools. Performed on and off boarding email from on premise or to on premise from Office 365 solutions. Write and collaborate with team members and customers on assessments, Design documentation, as-built guides and project and migration communications and planning work products. Assist customers in writing Request for Proposals and my company in responding to RFPs. Performed escalations and remediation of failed or migrations not meeting requirements at universities, federal agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations. I Mentor and interview candidates for the AD, Exchange and Quest practices for my company giving approval to hire. Have demonstrated successfully, deep technical as well as the consultancy planning, communication and soft skill set in high pressure, fast paced environments.

Confidential

Senior Solutions Architect

Perform pre-sales scoping calls for complex national and global migrations projects. Interview candidates for technical and consultancy skill sets. Lead technical writing effort to develop an engagement template library for consultants to standardize engagement deliverables. Upgrading our internal and external testing and training lab to improve functionality and ease of use. Provide oversight and peer review for projects and deliverables. Perform onsite infrastructure discovery, design and implementation of Active Directory, Exchange and Quest migration tools. Provide documentation of design, specifications and planning and communications for migrations.

Confidential

Senior Solutions Architect

Analyzed customer workflow, process and current technologies and design roadmap to implement state of the art storage, platforms and services to reach business goals. Assessed, designed and delivered Active Directory and Exchange migration and consolidation projects. Used Quest tools for migrations, consolidations and Active Directory granular restores. Provided design review and staff augmentation for public sector companies, of up to 50,000 users, implementing migrations and upgrades to Active Directory 2008 and Exchange 2010. Planned and designed Exchange 2010 solutions that provided high availability, site resiliency and eliminate single points of failure for messaging and authentication systems. Worked closely with customer network teams to craft optimal solutions nationally and globally.

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Performed automated workflow assessments, requirements gathering and implementation design documentation. Remediated and implemented Microsoft Exchange Messaging platforms. Upgraded Active directory schema and Forrest and domain levels for global organizations. Interacted and coordinated complex change control with multiple disciplinary customer teams such as the Active Directory, Network, Security, Help Desk and stake holders to achieve mitigation strategies for successful projects for Industry leading corporations.

Confidential

Senior Project Consultant / Practice Lead

Performed assessments, designed and delivered Active Directory and Exchange Messaging solutions. Performed Virtual Readiness Assessments using VMware Capacity Planner. Successfully performed AD and Exchange upgrades from each version of Windows domains from NT 4 to Windows 2008 R2 and Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2010 in all server, database and clustering configurations. Published Exchange through ISA, TMG and UAG server arrays. Used Quest Migration tools for NT4 to perform Exchange 2003 and Exchange 5.5 / 2000 to 2003 and 2007 mail migrations. These tools include: Quest Domain Migration Wizard, Exchange Migration Wizard and the Novell Directory System Wizard. Delivered Consultative Whiteboard Sessions to customers migrating from Novell to NT, Lotus Notes and GroupWise to Exchange Have successfully performed over 45 engagements for Dell, including a 16,000 user Exchange 2007 migration escalation in 5 weeks. Have built Exchange SCC clusters, CCR clusters, SCR clusters and failed over SCR interstate for a fortune 100 company as part of their data center move. Have upgraded and migrated several colleges / universities including: Kean State, UMASS Boston, SUNY Optometric, Rockefeller institute and done AD/Exchange health checks and remediation at Cornell University. Developed, documented and tested Dell's internal process for building their Domain Controllers on 32 bit and 64 bit platforms and deployed Quest Recovery Manager as AD recovery solution between US and EMEA. As a Dell Practice Lead and senior consultant, regularly assessed, architect and implement complex environments and remediate existing infrastructure DNS, DHCP, WINS and AD and Exchange infrastructures.

Confidential

As a Department of Defense contractor TAMSCO performed document management services for the Knowledge Management section of Coalition Forces in Iraq Camp Victory and the International Zone , Installed, configured and maintained a Google Search Appliance and Vivisimo content indexing servers on classified networks NIPR, CENTRIXS SIPR . Worked with web developers to integrate record indexing and retrieval schemes for web sites, portals, military databases and file servers. Developed, documented and delivered training on search, storage and retrieval techniques. Developed and implemented process for delivering classified historical data for Operation Iraqi Freedom to the National Archives. Built classified servers to Department of Defense guidelines NIST, etc. as required.

Confidential

Installed secure intelligence data network in Directorate of Military Intelligence and 13 remote sites throughout country. Installed and maintained VOIP phones using Cisco Call Manager. Conducted site surveys and arranged for infrastructure at remote sites and facilitated shipment of equipment from US to Jordan. Installed Motorola Canopy Wireless network covering 3 kilometer and 15 kilometer legs and integrated it into existing E1/T1 WAN. Maintained and improved network consisting of firewall appliance, Cisco routers and switches and Windows 2003 servers. Performed premise wiring of drop boxes, patch panels, racks and cabling in General Headquarters of the Directorate of Military Intelligence. Installed server and communications racks at remote sites in harsh field conditions. Installed and configured Exchange 2003 on secure network for intelligence reporting and trained users. Served as liaison for US military, Department of Defense and Royal Jordanian Intelligence IT projects.

Confidential

Designed Active Directory structure for a five county pilot project and the boroughs of New York City. Built and cloned high end IBM servers using Remote Deployment Manager and Powerquest software under a short deadline and in a high pressure environment. Designed printing strategies using Internet Printing Protocol and Active Directory Printer tracking. Designed and maintained Software Update Services infrastructure for state-wide network. Supervised one web designer, four senior network engineers and four site survey technicians. Assisted in planning statewide deployment of Active Directory structure and hardware. Troubleshoot Human Services Network hardware and software issues above level 3 support expertise. Implemented state wide change control windows.

Confidential

Adjunct Instructor teaching: Windows 2003, NT 4.0, XP and Windows 9x, Networking, A , Security , Database design, Office Applications and E-Commerce. Built college's 2003 network and arranged donations of approximately 40,000 dollars' worth of technology equipment from private donors. Taught weekends and evening courses in addition to my full time position as consultant in above position.

Confidential

Stabilized and optimized the corporation's NT4 network to prepare for migration to Windows 2000/Active Directory in role of Senior Network Engineer. Installed over 20 Windows 2000 servers on Compaq rack mounted equipment. Maintained .NET Passport Servers for www.fye.com. Configured Cisco routers for stores using dedicated data-lines and dial-up accounts to transfer sales data. Oversaw data backup with VERITAS and Arcserve, successfully completed recovery exercise at off-site facility SunGard of Exchange, File and Domain controller servers. Built and maintained file servers, ISA proxy array, DNS and WINS servers and maintained VPN connectivity for remote users. Planned and conducted NT 4.0 to Windows 2000 corporate upgrade with zero downtime and no loss of revenue.

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