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Active Directory Engineer

Miami, Florida, United States
April 14, 2018

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Miami, FL ***** 954-***-****


Expert at diverse functional teams to deliver business objectives

Offers broad background in all phases of deployment, configuration and management of networking, virtualization, mobility and cloud solutions across the enterprise data center and public clouds. Core strengths include:

Citrix NetScaler Layer 4 - 7 Application Delivery Controller (ADC) with built in Server Load Balancing, SSL Offload, GSLB, Application Firewall and Content Switching functionality as well as SSL VPN functionality

Desktop Virtualization

Application Virtualization



Routers, Switches, Core Networking, Data Center Virtualization and Cloud solutions

Cross-Function Communication

Leading Team Projects

Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

Learning focused


Cloud Technologies: AWS, Microsoft Azure

Operating Systems: Windows Server, Windows Client, Linux, Mac

Virtualization Platforms: Xenserver, VMWare

Server Hardware Platforms: Cisco UCS, HP Blade system c7000, Dell PowerEdge

Storage: HPE Storage Works Virtual Array VA7400/7410, HPE Nimble Flash Array, NetApp

Data Protection/Backup Solutions: Veeam, Data Protector, BackupExec, NetBackup

Strong understanding of: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, HTTPS, Load Balancer, WCCP, Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS, SSL, Network Security, L2, L3, L4-7, routing protocols such as RIP, OSPF, Desktop Virtualization, Application Virtualization


CITRIX SYSTEMS Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2007 – 2017

Cloud company enabling mobile workstyles with $3.4B annual revenues and 9K+ employees.

Citrix Product Architect

Oversaw testing, qualification, deployment, and support of Citrix-produced cloud/networking and virtualization products including NetScaler ADC, NetScaler Gateway, NetScaler SD-WAN, XenMobile, XenDesktop, XenApp, StoreFront, Receiver

Contributed to high-quality level of Citrix networking products by means of thorough testing and reporting’s. Documented test environments, test results, and suggested configurations and implementations for handoff to the Network Operation or Systems Operation teams.

Deployed, manage and supported DevOps, QA and Production environments that includes HP blade enclosure, NetApp storage, cisco routers and switches to support the integration of all new Citrix products releases.

Created documentation practices and ensured follow-up communication with Engineering regarding reported issues, milestones, and timelines. Maintained communication with engineering PM’s, Operations, and Support groups regarding the planning and implementations.

Managed and supported Citrix Networking products, Mobility and Virtualization products on production, QA, and DevOps environments and aligned them based on the Engineering road maps.

Designed, implemented and managed XenMobile enterprise mobility offering mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM)

Architected and deployed XenApp/XenDesktop on large environment spanning across multiple regions and 100s of applications. Participated in multiple Synergy events communicating with customers / partners showcasing different product benefits and methods of internal deployment of Citrix solutions. Supported a 24/7 enterprise environment with on call responsibility for production support



Global provider of plasma proteins and biological drugs, with more than 2.5k employees worldwide.

Senior Network Engineer

Managed all aspects of Microsoft Windows and NetWare network architecture, design, migration, maintenance and administration including performance monitoring and security.

Designed and support network, storage and server infrastructure that promotes best practices in availability, security, performance and business continuity implementing SAN protocols such as Fiber Channel and iSCSI.

Managed high availability architecture and designs implementation of Microsoft Cluster Server on Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 to support SAP/Oracle, and Microsoft file and print services. Administration of Novell Cluster Services to support NetWare file services, NetWare GroupWise collaboration system. Use of network tools such as WireShark for network traffic analysis, Microsoft Visio to create network diagrams, Microsoft Project to manage IT projects.

Managed the Enterprise Backup infrastructure using HP OpenView Data Protector, and NetBackup solutions

Responsible for application packaging and deployment using Install Shield Admin Studio and ZenWorks for Desktop/ZenWorks for Servers.

SNMP monitoring of systems, application and services implementing HP Open View

Responsible for the implementation and administration of enterprise Anti-Virus/AntiSpam systems using Symantec AV Corporate Edition and Symantec Mail Security 8240 and 8360 appliances.

Administration of Cisco Works to monitor all Cisco devices. Administration of HP Command View to manage and monitor Fiber Chanel SAN fabric along with HP OpenView. Configuration of VLANs on the core Cisco Catalyst 6500 series and 4700 series. Manage end-user remote access solution implementing Cisco Secure Authentication Control Server (ACS) and Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator. Manage Lucent QIP DNS/DHCP, and Microsoft WINS for name resolution.

Contribute to the installation, configuration, maintenance and trouble-shooting of the company data in general. This include the planning, configuration, installation and maintenance of the necessary infrastructure hardware from vendors such as HP Server line, HP Storage line, NetApp, Brocades, Quantum, QLogic. Develop and evaluate IT SOP for FDA compliance and finance procedures for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Lead IT and business sponsor projects from the planning and design phase all the way to documentation, and completion providing measurable benefits for the end-user, IT department and current processes.

AJ CORPORATION, Florida 2002 – 2003

Consultant Systems Engineer

Installation and configuration of Win 2000 server for Active Directory. Administration of users, groups, printers and shared folders on Active Directory. Setup DNS, DHCP, WINS, RRAS and RIS on a Win 2000 environment. Installation of Win XP Pro, Win 2000 Professional and Linux Red Hat.

Installation and configuration of BackupExec on a Win 2000 environment.

Configuration of SonicWall appliance as a Firewall and VPN endpoint.

Installation and configuration of Norton Antivirus corporate edition 8.0 on Win 2000



Network Administrator

Installation and configuration of Cisco routers series 3600, 2600 and Cisco Catalyst Switches series 3548 and 2950 respectively. Setup and configuration of DSU/CSU for data transmission. Installation and configuration of routing protocols: RIP, OSPF. Proactive management of Firewall and all security related issues. Implementation of efficient TCP/IP scheme and use of services such as DNS, DHCP and WINS to manage it.


Installation and configuration of Win 2K server and advance server for Multi Domain environment. Implementing Active Directory sites and subnets. Replication and configuration of Active Directory. Implementation of Group Policy Objects under Active Directory to control users’ desktop’s environment and application deployment. Installation and management of printers and documents.

Install and configured new desktop and Laptop hardware using Sysprep with Ghost. Installation and configuration of NetWare 5 server for NDS and Active Directory administration tasks such as creating new users, modifying existing users. Creating groups, assigning groups to users. Creating and modifying scripts.

Management of daily backup tasks employing ARC serve 2000 on Win 2000 platform.

Implementation, deployment and maintenance of Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition to maintain antivirus policy on all servers and workstations across the network.

Use of network tools such as Sniffer Pro, MRTG, HP Open View and Visio 2000 Enterprise to monitor and documentation purpose.



Network Administrator / Network Engineer

INFO SYSTEMS INC., Toronto, Ontario

Network Administrator / Systems Engineer

SOROC TECHNOLOGY, Toronto, Ontario

Network Administrator

KELLY’S SERVICES, Toronto, Ontario

Network Technician


Technical Support


Associate of Arts (AS), Information Technology

CDI College, Toronto, Ontario

Bachelor, Naval Design Engineer

Kaliningrad State Technical University. Kaliningrad. Russian Federation


CCA-Mobility, CCA-Networking, CCA-Virtualization, MCSE, CCNA, CCDA, CNA

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