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Windows Server Active Directory

Roseville, California, United States
April 05, 2018

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Maksim Krupnov

Sacramento, CA

Phone: +1-916-***-****

Skype: maxim.krupnov



Senior System Engineer


Certified system administrator with 10+ years of cross-platform experience in administration, including analyzing, designing, installing, maintaining, and repairing hardware, software, peripherals, and networks

Experience in supporting networks in different size companies and finely attuned to company needs and sensibilities

Superior troubleshooting and technical support abilities with migrations, network connectivity, security and database applications

Self-motivated and a quick learner consistently seeking and implementing new and more efficient processes to improve the company network and security architecture

Constantly studying and training to keep abreast of new technologies and to integrate them into desired results

Proven analytic and research skills with the keen ability to assess needs, define requirements, develop value-added solutions, and to execute

Ability to work both independently with no to minimal supervision and as part of a team

Great interpersonal and communication skills, able to describe complex concepts in simple terms to colleagues and to give clear instructions

Focused, result-oriented, flexible, positive, emotionally stable, able to adapt effectively to challenging and fast-paced dynamic situations

Well organized and detail-oriented; proficient at keeping track of multiple conflicting priorities

Innovator who is willing to go the extra mile to achieve company objectives


Platforms: Windows Server 2016 / 2012 / 2008, Windows 10 / 8 / 7, Ubuntu / CentOS / Fedora / FreeBSD / Debian, MacOS Server / Mac OS X

Software: Microsoft Exchange 2016 / 2010 / 2007, Microsoft SQL Server, Veritas Backup Exec, VMWare, Hyper-V, Citrix, Dell ScriptLogic, Microsoft Dynamic AX, SAP, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Trend Micro Business Security, Solarwinds Patch Manager, Microsoft Office 365 / 2016 / 2013 / 2010, LanDesk, ServiceNow

Hardware: HP Proliant DL 360/380/580 Servers, Intel x34xx Servers, Dell Servers, Cisco 3850 stack switches, Juniper Routers, Checkpoint FW, Intel Tape Drives, HP Ultrium Tape Drives, NetAPP SAN, Synology NAS, QNAP NAS, D-link WiFi Controller

Networking: IPv4, IPv6, 10Gb LAN / Fiber, VPN, VLAN, NAT, LACP, Ethernet 802.11, SFTP, SSH, SMTP


Virtual Platforms: VMware ESX / ESXi 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, vCenter, vSphere, vMotion, Hyper-V Clustering and Network Load Balancing

Phone Systems: Cisco, Siemens Hipath Series, Siemens OpenScape Office MX/LX/HX, Siemens Cordless IP, SIP, VoIP, LifeSize Room Series

Coding: PowerShell, Bash, Perl, PHP, VB, Java, XML, HTML5, CSS, XML, JavaScript, Eclipse IDE, Apache TomCat

Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle


2017 – Present Systems Administrator, MCE (Nidec Corporation), Rancho Cordova, CA

Supported and maintained corporate network for 300+ users in 6 branches nationwide and 50+ servers

Managed Active Directory user accounts and groups, Group Policies, DNS, and DHCP.

Supported the virtual environment, both in Hyper-V and VMware platforms

Planned and added additional virtual hosts to increase the capacity of virtual platforms

Configured failover and high availability for virtual machines

Upgraded the virtual infrastructure from VMware ESX 4.0 to VMware ESXi 6.0 without interruptions in critical business applications

Upgraded VMs to get a high performance and optimize hardware resources

Configured server’s infrastructure to SAP HANA upgrade

Supported SAP e-Commerce website

Tuned the performance for business applications by configuring and optimizing server’s hardware and settings

Planned and implemented the solution to upgrade network speed in the server room to 10Gb under the budget

Renewed existing physical servers and migrated most of them to Windows Servers 2012 R2

Upgraded the backup system from the old server with Backup Exec 2014 connected to LTO2 tape library to the new server with Backup Exec 16 connected LTO7 tape library

Implemented a disaster recovery solution into the cloud storage to cut costs for offsite tapes storage

Rearranged the timetable for backup jobs to get a maximum efficiency from the backup system

Performed daily monitoring of the backup system

Maintained NetAPP SAN solution

Set up an WSUS update and patching solution with the testing environment for critical business applications

Implemented SharePoint Server with Project Server 2016 on the farm of servers with load balancing

Configured and supported stacked Cisco 38xx switches

Troubleshot all hardware and critical software issues

Maintained corporate telephone systems, voicemail systems and instant messaging system based on Cisco phone system

2007 – 2017 Systems Administrator, Schueco International AG, Bielefeld, Germany

Supported and maintained Active Directory integrated network (Windows Server 2016 / 2012R2 / 2008R2), managed group policies and logon scripts (Scriptlogic) for 500+ users in 15 branches nationwide and 35+ servers

Provided backup support for the IT Director during vacations and busy times with budgeting, purchasing, issues resolution, participation in management meetings

Provided IT core leadership for server room infrastructure

Managed large-scale enterprise migration projects

Represented the IT department in site meetings / conference calls

Traveled to regional offices and provided software/hardware solutions

Provided multi-site on-call 24/7 technical support for desktop and server issues

Created detailed IT documentation for preserving important knowledge about the IT infrastructure and related tasks and processes

Configured and supported enterprise security policies using Juniper, CheckPoint firewalls

Configured and maintained corporate telephone systems and voicemail systems based on PBX Siemens series

Installed, upgraded and maintained Microsoft Exchange Server for about 300 users

Supported virtual machines VMware and Hyper-V

Implemented DFS to replicate file servers to provide redundancy

Planned and implemented an enhanced Wi-Fi infrastructure (D-link)

Planned and set up a safe antivirus infrastructure based on TrendMicro business solutions

Troubleshot day to day user issues for computers and mobile phones (Android, Windows Phone, iOS), both in the office and remotely (VNC, Radmin, Teamviewer)

Implemented and maintained solid backups and disaster recovery plans with Symantec Backup Exec and Intel SAS/SATA Tape Drives

Planned and set up a solid patch management infrastructure based on WSUS and Solarwind solutions

Configured and maintained VPN tunnels between sites (Checkpoint)

Implemented IIS and configured virtual pointer to implement Outlook Web Access via Exchange

Implemented an enterprise video conferencing system for interbranch communication (LifeSize)

Configured and maintained SAN solution

Supported and maintained Microsoft Dynamics AX

Created and supported corporate Web Portal (HTML, CSS, XML, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, MS SQL Server 2008)

2005 – 2007 System Administrator, VY Inc., Moscow, Russia

Provided technical support for hardware, software, network infrastructure and peripherals for 50 users

Maintained Web server (CentOS), file and domain servers (Windows Server 2003) and firewall server (FreeBSD)

Supported and maintained Active Directory services

Installed and maintained networked printers

Managed inventory of all PCs and laptops

Maintained NAS solution for Windows Servers (QNAP)

Implemented VMWare for virtualizing and reducing hardware costs for servers

Configured Windows-based, client/server backup solutions. Efforts averted the threatened loss of data

2003 – 2005 Junior software developer, Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Moscow, Russia

Programmed Web database applications (PERL, MySQL)

Setup, configured and administered corporate Web

Used MySQL Server for connecting the application with the database

Worked extensively on User Controls and Web Forms

Wrote scripts for automation and information gathering using Perl and Visual Basic


(2005) BS in Computer Science, Research University of Electronic Technology, Moscow, Russia


MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Server Administrator

MCSA: Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Services


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