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Manager Active Directory

Congers, New York, United States
January 09, 2018

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Chris Chrisolouris

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Congers, New York 10920



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6 years of experience working with Virtualization. VMware (ESX 3.0, 3.5, vShpere, VirtualCenter, VMotion, HA, Workstation, Server). Microsoft (Virtual Server, Microsoft Hyper-v)

15 years of experience implementing, supporting and administering Active Directory networks.

8 years of experience implementing, supporting and administering Storage Area Networks

(Nimble CS Series, Compellent Series 40)

4 Year of experience Desktop Support Engineer


Lincoln Educational Services January 2011 – Present West Orange, NJ

IT Manager Field Operations

Manage 9 individuals across 2 geographical zones and 6 states

Manage and maintain 350 Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 Servers in 3 Data Centers.

Build, administer and maintain over 125 Windows 2008 Servers at 47 sites located in 17 States.

Build, Configure and Maintain WSUS Environment across all locations on 2 Networks

Install, upgrade, support and troubleshoot Windows OS, authorized desktop applications, hardware, and peripheral equipment.

Coordinate and execute preventative maintenance and remedial repairs on computers, laptops, printers, and peripherals.

Return defective equipment to maintenance inventory, document customer repairs, and maintain and restock parts inventory to maintain spare parts levels.

Monitor, operate, manage, troubleshoot, and restore service to terminal service clients, PCs, or notebooks with authorized access to network.

Installed, upgraded, and verified hardware and software applications.

Managed laptops, desktops, and printers companywide.

Trained end-users in using new and existing technology

Deploy Windows 10 image to 94 National Salesforce Group at a Conference in Nashville, TN.

Reduced the deployment time of a new computer by 50% by creating hard disk images containing a standardized list of application suites and security updates. Lincoln Educational Services January 2009 – Present West Orange, NJ

Corporate Network Administrator

Windows 2008 Domain Controller Migration: Migrate 54 Windows 2003 Domain Controllers to Windows 2008 Standard servers were upgraded to Windows2008 Read Only Domain Controllers.

Manage and maintain 350 Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 Servers in 3 Data Centers.

Experience in installing upgrading of ESX 4.0 and ESXi 4.1, 5.1, 5.5 and 6.0 hosts

Installation, Configuration & managing of vSphere 4, vSphere 5 and vSphere 5.5 environment

Experience in Applying patches and performing upgrades using VMware Update Manager (VUM)

Extensively worked on vMotion and Storage vMotion for Array migrations.

Reduced server hardware maintenance by 40% with P2V server project

Collaborated with other IT Groups for application upgrades and new application implementation both for the core technology and that applications that the business users with for monthly \ quarterly release.

Assist on building and administering Citrix XenApp 6.0 Development Farm, which is used to validate and test Citrix, Microsoft and vendor hotfixes before rolled into Production Farm.

Build, administer and maintain over 125 Windows 2003 Servers in 47 sites located in 17 States.

Domain Controller refresh - Build and migrate 84 Domain Controllers for a multi forest Active Directory Schema, servers were migrated using Double Take High Availability software.

Member of Rapid Deployment team sent out to various sites for implementation and deployment of new infrastructures, repairs and upgrades.

Data Cable/ Telecomm Install Data cabling (CAT 5e, 6), Patch Panels and Termination.

Outlook Live Administrator - Responsible for creating \ administering Outlook Live for student email accounts.

Administer, support and maintain 3 Compellent iSCSi SAN’s, Series 40 Controllers in 3 datacenters.

Provide third level support to Desktop Staff team when needed.

ESX VSphere 4.0 Administrator – Support \ maintain 8 ESX 4.0 VSphere servers hosting 80 Virtual Servers.

Change Management Documentation \ Server documentation and policies. Lincoln Educational Services February 2001 – January 2009 Paramus and Mahwah, NJ

Network Administrator

Manage and maintain client computer connectivity to corporate network resources and network services for desktop and mobile workers deployed in 2 main branch locations (Mahwah and Paramus NJ) and one remote office location (Yonkers NY)

Install, configure, and maintain client computers and services deployed on Windows XP, Windows7, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 9.x OS platforms.

Maintain production and training networks for over 1800+ staff and student users.

Perform daily backups of critical information for staff and student files

Manage physical equipment within the local branch locations

Monitor status and access to 12+ servers in 3 physical sites

Asset tagging and inventory management

Troubleshoot, maintain, and replace system hardware

Asset evaluation and annual budget planning.

Maintain local Internet access policies through an ISA-Websense server package

Deploy and maintain client security through Symantec Anti-Virus Enterprise package for both desktop and laptop clients

Manage training network needs through deployment of specifically defined software packages on various hardware platforms using Symantec Ghost Enterprise software

Create weekly status reports and month end reports for work flow progress/problems, asset needs assessments and network security issues

Manage and maintain user licenses and address compliance issues for all clients

Forecasting/budgeting for branch sites

Creating efficiencies maximizing current assets such as utilizing rebuilt computers.

Worked with a team of Network Engineers to implement a VOIP phone system in the Mahwah and Paramus Campuses

Install Data cabling (CAT 5e, 6), Patch Panels and Termination.

Install POT’s lines and CAT 3 cable installations

Installing and supporting remote offices

Manage 2 remote offices, Bayside Queens, Yonkers, New York.

Review and provide input to IT construction team for RFP creation and blueprint reviews Computer Learning Centers, Inc December 1998- January 2001 Paramus, New Jersey

System Support Administrator Manager

Supervisor of a 3-person team responsible for the performance of the following tasks:

Install, configure, and maintain 20 classroom servers with Windows 2000, Windows NT 40, Windows 9x, and Novell 4.11 networking software in a multi-domain setting

Troubleshoot and replace system hardware in 400 student and administrative computers

Budget, design, build, and configure all computer-teaching laboratories for network and Internet access

Maintain 8 servers in a centralized server data center that controls 14 classrooms and one administrative domain consisting of a Lotus Notes, IIS, and Proxy 20 servers

Implement and maintain network security

Utilize Image Cast and Norton’s GHOST to make multiple network images of classroom software packages

Vendor Management

Equipment purchasing

Assess hardware and software needs for the classroom environment

Designed and configured new labs for various environments

Network administration for Windows NT Server 4.0 utilizing TCP/IP to provide network connectivity for Windows NT 4.0 Servers and Windows 2000 Servers.

Data Cable/Integrity

Install Data cabling (CAT 5e, 6), Patch Panels and Termination

Telecomm Work

Install POT’s lines and CAT 3 cable installations American Airlines April 1987 - January 1999

Newark, NJ

Ground Equipment Mechanic

Repaired, rebuilt, and maintained powered and non-powered equipment by welding, fabricating, and general bodywork

Performed all Automotive related repairs

Repaired and rewired automotive electrical systems

Prepared, filed, and mailed EPA manifests within specified time frame

Acted in crew chief capacity when needed


Computer Learning Centers, Inc Paramus, NJ September 1998 Diploma - Microcomputer Business Systems (Novell, Microsoft, LAN Networks) Graduated with Honors and Distinction

Industry Certifications

MCSA September 2002

MCP August 2002

A+ August 2002

Network + August 2002

Achievement Awards

CEO and President’s Excellence in Corporate Support Award 2nd Quarter 2016 President’s Leadership Award for Service February 2002 CLC Perfect Attendance September 1998

CNA Certified 31x June 1998

American Airlines Perfect Attendance 1988 – 1993


Bi-Lingual Greek

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