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Kinston, North Carolina, United States
November 13, 2017

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Gregory Holmes-Bey

**** ********** ***** *******, ** 28504

(302) ***-**** (Mobile)

(252) ***-**** (Home)

System Administrator

Over eighteen years of hands on computer experience providing solutions for computing and networking problems. Experienced in cross platform environments that afforded me the opportunity to utilize many diagnostic tools. A result oriented professional who has worked to develop and train other support engineers. Effectively plan, install, configure and optimize the IT infrastructure to consistently achieve high availability and performance. Proven ability to create and deliver solutions tied to business growth, organizational development and systems optimization. Skilled problem identifier and troubleshooter comfortable managing systems, project in a range of IT environments.

Highlight of IT Skills

Lan/Wan/NOC / Windows administration Workflow Planning

Project Management Technical Support

System Installation, Configuring & Security Solutions


Patching & Updates Training & Mentoring

DataCenter Support Disaster Recovery

VMWARE 4.1 /5.1

Networking / Protocols:

Operating Systems:


Windows 3.x, 95, 98, NT4.0, Win2k, WinXP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Novell, Macintosh DOS, OS2, Linux, Windows 2012



Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft window 95/98, Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows 2000, workstation/server, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2003, Windows 2008

Veritas Netbackup, CA-eTrust Antivirus, Mcafee 8.8

Apple, Macintosh, Hewlett Packard, Toshiba, Compaq, Dell, IBM

Training / Certifications: LAN/WAN Installation and Setup

QIP DNS/DHCP setup and operation

IBM 3270 Suite Installation and Maintenance

Operational Readiness Test System Operations/Maintenance

VmWare Vsphere 5.1, VmWare 4.1 ESX, ESXi

Windows 2003 Active Directory

IBM Blade Center Technology

HFNETCHK (Shavlik), VmWare Vcenter Protect Patching

NT, W2K3, W2K8, XP, and Citrix Metaframe XP Servers

Veritas Netbackup v5.1, ver 6.5.4, ver 7.1, ver 7.5 client and Managent Gui Interface

EMC Data domain

EMC/VCE Cloud VBlock Support.

RAS VPN Tunneling

Active Directory

Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 SQL Clustering

Professional Experience

Computer Science Corporation ( 1996 – 2015 retired)

645 Paper Mill Rd

Newark, Del 109711

Hired as a full time systems administrators role to provide Wins. QIP/DNS, Windows OS, VmWare, Netbackup, support and disaster recovery solutions for clients and employer.

My experience working in the CSC Newark Datacenter for 15 years, included building/supporting over 300 servers (IBM/HP) Microsoft Windows 2000,2003,2008,2012,XP.

For 5 years I supported, maintained Dupont, Motorola, Phizer over 600 servers ( IBM,Compaq,Dell,HP) while at the datacenter.

I then moved to the CSC Federal Sector team. My first assignment was to build over 300 servers that were ship to the Datacenter from Falls Church, and Chantilly VA.

I was responsible for getting the servers built with the proper OS, getting the cabling run to the racks, and the servers installed on the network, and patched. I also installed 15 IBM servers at Sungard for our DR site.

I was responsible for maintaining all servers in inventory and server location in a database. I was also responsible for all of the MS patching every month. Part of my duties also included backing up / restoring data to the servers

using Symantecs Vertitas agent. I also was responsible for building our VM Farm, building the ESXi servers, getting them racked and cabled. Ip'ing them and configuring

them in the correct vlans. I was also responsible for building the vm clients. When I left we had built a production farm, a web farm, and a test farm approx 12 host, and 200 clients.

03/01/15 - Present Retired- I had repairs/upgrades to my property preparing for rental prospects and engaged in finding a rental company to manage my home in my absence. While doing this I continued to look for temporary/ permanent IT positions as I traveled back and forth between Delaware and North Carolina. During this time I was employed part time as a Retail Representative in the Marine Industry. Now that I am in Kinston, NC, I continue my search for IT employment as I have transitioned to my home in North Carolina.

Below is list of task I have performed in the past.

Server Migration

Disk Wiping

Disk Replacement

Battery Replacement

Memory Replacement /Upgrades

Fan Swap

Add Fiber Card

Add NIC Card

Copper Cable Plug In

Fiber Cable Plug In

Server Commission

Server Decommission

Server Diagnostics

Server OS installs

Server Firmware Upgrade

Procedure Documentation

Server Troubleshooting

Network Troubleshooting

Data Center Hardware Error Report

Data Center Escort

24/7 On Call Support

DNS Changes\Add\Removals

Get Quotes For Cable Runs

Enclosure Racking

Asset Tagging

Asset Inventory

KVM Maintenance

Key Contributions

FIS project to migrate the Fed Sector Cost point Financial systems from Falls Church to the Newark Data Center . Responsible for 100 + server builds, and having the servers installed.

Participated in the migration of the Fed Sector Titan/DIB infrastructure to the Newark Datacenter, which involved installing the Netapp, EMC Data Domain appliance, Cisco, Switch brocade, and River Bed devices. The move to the NDC saved NPS $734.00 per year.

Participated in the first installation of the Fed Sector VBlock at the Newark Data Center. Configure the VDI ESX host, and the security clients, and the F5 load balancers.

Provide support and coordinating the installation of the Netwitness/Envison Project at the Newark Data Center. I worked with the Vendor (RSA) to troubleshoot any issues with hardware and connectivity.

Participated in the annual DR exercises to restore Fed Sector Cospoint, Hyperion financial databases scoring 100%.

Eastern Marine: Newark, Delaware

Worked at Eastern Marine as a sales associate working in the Fishing Department from 03/2016 – 07/2016. Job included selling fishing equipment and boating supplies, stocking inventory, maintaining bait tanks.


Graduated from Penns Grove High School in 1976 - Major College Prep

Attended Delaware Technical College for Electrical Engineering, no diploma.

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