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Systems Manager

Rockville, Maryland, United States
August 31, 2017

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Sviatyi, Serguei *** Cork Tree Ln, Rockville, MD 20850 240-***-****


Experienced leader with a deep knowledge of information systems. Worked through all aspects of Information Technology, from front line site support, to managing global team of professionals, to establishing and enforcing policies. Looking to provide expertise and grows in the ever-changing world of IT.


Hill International, Inc. 2005 Market Street, 17th Floor

Sr. Manager, Systems Architecture Jan 2017 – Present

Management of diverse multinational team of system administrators

Identifying and mitigating security risks and discover request

Creating strategic plans to improve and maintain 24/7/365 operations

Identifying and implementing cost reduction without negative effects on business

Establishing and maintain relationships with external Consultants and Vendors

Regulation Compliance and SOX Audit preparation

Confer with end-users and department heads to define requirements for complex systems and infrastructure development.

Model systems processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.

Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance service level agreements

Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.

Develop, document, communicate, and enforce a policy for standardizing systems and software as necessary.

Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, scheduling, development and performance management

Manager, Systems Architecture Jul 2013 – Dec 2016

Designed and implemented long-term strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and maintaining systems and software.

Ensured that proposed and existing systems architectures were aligned with International Business goals and objectives.

Provided architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Analysts, Systems Engineers, other Systems Architects, Network Administrators and software development teams.

Developed, documented, and communicated plans for investing in systems architecture, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.

Conducted research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility.

Where applicable, design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.

Documented existing systems architecture and technology portfolio; make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives.

Reviewed new and existing systems design projects and procurement or outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural plans.

Negotiated and administered vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements.

Sr. Systems Administrator Jun 2011 – Jul 2013

Configured, maintained, and administered server environments as they pertain to site and subsystems.

Configured, maintained, and administered virtual environment hosts and guest, performance tuning, and maintenance of VMs on the VMware environment.

Configured, maintained, and administered data backups as well as disaster recovery plans and testing.

Administration of on premise and cloud environments, Windows and Linux based server systems including patching, outage remediation, and escalation to other team members.

Sized and recommend server hardware as well as SAN or other storage as appropriate to fit current and future business needs.

Planed, coordinated, and implemented server security measures to protect corporate information assets.

Remediate vulnerability findings on server and storage equipment as needed including on-going patch management.

Monitored server and storage environment to ensure optimal performance and remediated issues.

Documented the server and storage environment and cross trains others as needed.

Responded to user submitted tickets within defined service level agreements.

Provided on-call help to other IT department members and users.

Reported persistent issues to other IT and software engineering teams.

Prior Experience:

Hill International, Inc.

Systems Administrator Nov 2010 – Jun 2011

Site Support Nov 2002 – Jun 2011

Menash Electronics Inc.

Network Administrator & Technical Support Provider Jan 2001 – Sep 2002


Systems Architecture and infrastructure, On-Premises and Cloud data-centers.

Disaster preparedness, Disaster recovery and mitigation, Security and venerability assessments and mitigation.

Policy, Procedures, and Compliance.

Meeting Business needs and ROI planning.

Active Directory


Project Management

Virtualization VMWare/Hyper-V

Cloud implementation and Migration

Data Center Design and Migration


Contract Management

MS Exchange and O365 setup, migration and administration


Michael Petrisko, CTO



Jeff Danna, Partner



Paul Cattafi CIO



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