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Active Directory Windows Server

Plano, Texas, United States
December 28, 2017

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Russ Avshalum

**** * ****** ***** ****, Plano TX 75023



Sr. System Administrator with 10 plus years’ experience in managing, deploying, installing and maintaining enterprise servers and networks.


Managing projects, performed scope and analysis and improved overall productivity.

MS Server 2008, 2012, 2016, Windows 7, 8, 10

VMware, VPN, Active Directory, Group Policies, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Skype for business

SAN/NAS, UPS, Tape Backup Systems, Firewalls

Antivirus, Anti Malware

VB6, HTML, crystal reports, SQL server 2012,2014,2016

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010, AIK, SCCM 2012, 2016, WDS, VAMT,WSUS

Remote Console Tools: Microsoft Remote Desktop, VNC, PCAnywhere

Debugging, maintenance, performance tuning of MS Access and SQL

Administering and troubleshooting Windows client/server operating systems (Win 7,8,10, Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016) by utilizing Power Shell, VB Script, DOS commands, logs and services.

Over 3 years of experience in VMware virtualization, Windows Server, Hyper-V, Networking, and infrastructure



Perfect Tax 2016 October-Present

McKinney TX

System Administrator

Working with tcp-ip and dhcp

Providing hardware and software support

Working with office 365, windows 10, windows server 2008-2012 and Share-point

Utilizing Hyper-V, RDP, RDS, Team-viewer, LogMeIn and Skype daily.

Creating user accounts in AD-DC, creating and modifying GP, email and phone accounts

Providing support for cloud9, CCH, Vonage and bitrix24

Creating backup files for Quick Books, Ultra Tax, Planer CS and Practice CS.


Dallas TX

IT Consultant/Deployment Engineer 2016 April – 2016 October

Providing coordination between technicians and stores

Providing support for Xerox and Fujitsu technicians for staples systems deployment and copiers upgrades project

Deploying images over the network by utilizing SCCM 2012

Utilizing Skype for business, VPN, Citrix, Windows Server 2012r2, Active Directory, Remote desktop connectivity, Infoblox, Decisions

Providing support for cisco switches, routers, patch panels and android tablets

Troubleshooting varies networking connectivity issues such as TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP

HKS, Safran, Lehigh Hanson, BNY Mellon 2014 March – 2016 March

IT Consultant

Dallas TX

Responsible for managing and troubleshooting IT systems for various clients

Provided scope and analysis for varies migration and deployment projects.

Installed and configured SCCM applications

Created and build packages, patch management, answer files, unattended script, setup and configuration of network discovery applications.

Utilized service now and remedy ticketing system.

Packaged and deployed 5,000+ unattended application installations of Windows, Office and proprietary applications.

Created and maintained end-user documentation, as well as internal documentation.

Office 365 email setup and configuration of members and groups accounts.

Generated reports using SQL Server, MS-Access and Crystal Reports.

Designed and developed inventory database for ecommerce website using Access 2013 and SQL server 2008.

Installed and configured Skype for Business (Lync) 2013, Juniper BK Connect, Promerit, Embtrust, Hyper-V and failover cluster manager.

Responsible for updates on Linksys and Cisco Switches and Routers.

Provided network and security administration

Responsible for Inventory tracking and asset management

Administering and troubleshooting Windows client/server operating systems (Win 7,8,10, Server 2003, 2008, 2012) by utilizing Power Shell, VB Script, DOS commands, logs and services.

CGWS 2013 December – 2014 March

Cleveland OH

Deployment Engineer/System Administrator

Installed and administered exchange 2010, 2012 and office 365.

Responsible for ensuring workstations and servers OSes were kept current.

Managed deployment for a new systems and servers utilizing MDT and SCCM with SCEP

Core image management, development & distribution, software/hardware support, testing cycle implementation. Application staging, development and deployment

Trained clients and co-workers on the new systems

Managed upgrades and configuration for Microsoft Windows Servers and installed routers, switches, hubs, cabling and firewall.

Managed Network, System Support and Backups.

Installed and configured Office 365.

Royal Philips Electronics 2012 Aug – 2013 Dec

Cleveland OH

Software Engineer

Developed a tool to compare online to offline versions of technical documents for medical devices.

Analyzed methods and recommends alternative technologies to improve configuration and deployment.

Performed application, system and regression tests as well as automated and manual testing

Involved in QA testing, developed and implemented testing procedures that involve test plans, test cycles, test patterns, on line/of line testing of vary documents and testing modalities

Created reports, fixed errors, and resolved issues related to documentation layout, screen shoots, and template modification

Daily checks on production applications and responds accordingly to resolve problems encountered

Developed, updated, troubleshot and executed tests for systems and products using script language

Kept customers informed of all enhancements, troubleshooting, and fixes

Provided side by side comparison of Automated Software Testing Tools

Utilized in-house IST and Incenter decryption software

PC-Expert, Cleveland, OH 2005 Feb – 2012 Aug

System/Network Administrator

Utilized PowerShell for varies tasks

Installed, configured and administered windows server 2000-2012R2, administered active directory accounts, unlooked accounts, reset passwords and managed group policies.

Installed exchange 2010, 2012 and office 365

Managed projects for various clients such as NASA, FBI. Social security administration, Equal employment opportunity, Immigration bureau, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospital, Kiser Permanente.

Planed, created and executed various projects

Performed scope and analysis to improve performance or tasks executions

Installed and configured SCCM with SCEP.

Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 migration.

Prepared test and diagnostic programs, and completed specifications and procedures for new products.

Developed conversion and system implementation plans; implemented newly created code and fixes into existing software

Designed solutions and hardware/software specifications by creating detailed documents.

Coordination and management of O.S. Deployment Rollouts including customer coordination and departmental scheduling.

Troubleshooting and maintenance of network connectivity. Network setup and support.

Progressive Insurance. Mayfield Village, Cleveland, OH (contract) November 2004 - January 2005

QA Tester

Involved in formulation of test cases, test data and test scripts.

Analyzed business and technical requirements, developing strategic Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts and responsible for executing the Test Cases, Test Scripts using Quality Center

Tested insurance rates and rate revisions for MC/BT/RV.

Uploaded policies and submitting them to the splitter.

Utilized Probill, Prorater and other customized databases.

Mainframe, Lotus Notes and OWB (GUI interface for the Mainframe).



ATS Institute of Technology State: OH

Diploma in Computer Programming and Design.

Bachelor's Degree

State University Russia

B.S. in Electronics and Computer Science

Computer Science Engineering (Systems)


Microsoft Partner


Visual Basic Application Development

Visual Basic 6.0

Access 2000 MOS Creating Databases

Access 2000 MOS Building Tables

Access 2000 MOS Relationships & Queries

Computer Technical Support

Computer Configuration and Maintenance

Computer Fundamentals (Win 95/98)

MS Windows 98 Navigation

Computer Basics Using Your PC


Russian, English, Turkish, Farsi

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