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Active Directory Engineer

Redondo Beach, CA
March 12, 2018

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Jason R. Henry

Redondo Beach, CA. *****

Cell 310-***-****


An energetic and adaptable IT Manager and Systems and Network Technology Consultant with experience in numerous corporate enterprise wide technology environments including telecommunications, media, pharmaceutical\healthcare, Gas and Energy, Professional Services, Law and Entertainment industries and Aerospace. A skilled technology consultant experienced in creating and managing Information Technology operations, system-wide upgrades, maintenance and administration and various technology integrations. Extensive hardware and software disciplines and concepts for medium to large corporate organizations utilizing a variety of systems, tools and technologies. Highly developed client/customer support concepts, communications, documentation, leadership, interdepartmental interaction, written/oral and technology skills employed to achieve all successful organizational goals.


Infrastructure Platforms: Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Linux Server (Red Hat, Satellite 7 Server, Ubuntu, Centos), Windows Desktop XP/7/10

Enterprise Services: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, GPO’s, Exchange 2010/2013, ADFS, Web Server IIS, Clustering, Sharepoint 2010, Office 2007/2010/2013/365, Powershell administration, Domain Controllers, FSMO, Directory Services, LDAP

Configuration Management: SCCM 2012, WSUS, Puppet, Cobbler, Infoblox, Bladelogic

Database Management and Administration: SQL Server 2008, 2012, Oracle 9, 10, 11

Networking: TCP/IP, IP Addressing, Subnetting, vLANs, Router, Switches, Firewalls, Wireless, Cisco, Juniper, Sonicwall, VPN

Virtualization: VMWare ESX/ESXi 5.5, 6, vCenter Server, vSphere Client, Virtual Machines, DataStores, HA, DRS, Cloning, Templates, Virtual Networks, vSwitch, Hyper-V

Storage: SAN, NAS, Netapp, Dell Compellant, Equalogic, Disk Arrays, Aggregate, Volumes, LUNS, NFS, CIFS shares, Direct Attach, iSCSI connect, Fiber Channel, SnapMirror, SnapDisk, Cisco UCS Bladecenter 2.1, 2.2

Disaster Recovery and Backup: Backup Exec 12.5, Veeam 9.0 Backup and Replication, TSM Backup Systems, Netbackup, Asigra, Data Center architecture and management, colocation.

Telecom: VOIP, MS Lync 2010, Webex, Skype, Netmeeting, Mobile admin, PDA’s

Administration: Remote Administration, RDP, Application Support, Help Desk Solutions and administration, Terminal Services, SSL, SSH, MS Dynamics AX, CRM, Imaging, Deployment, Acronis, Vendor Management

Security and Compliance: Cybersecurity, DFARS Compliance and Remediation, SOX Auditing, Project Management, Agile and Scrum Methodologies, Jira, Systems Engineering


Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, CA July 2017 to Feb 2018

Senior Systems Engineer V (contract)

Cyber security engineer working with Northrop to insure their Information Systems are in DFARS 252-***-**** compliance per the Department of Defense mandates. Assessing Infrastructure platforms are conforming to NIST 800-171 controls for the protection of unclassified CUI data. Duties include assessment of systems, Blueprints, CONOPS, Scope of project, outlining compliance processes, scheduling, flight plans, BOM, Security enhancement,

Detailing NIST SP 800-171 compliant Architecture and Requirements documentation.

• Creating VISIO diagrams of solutions

• Maintaining written requirements in Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)

• Developing Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) for resolution of InfoSec findings

• Developing System Security Plans in concert with InfoSec Engineer

• Leading a Virtual Technical team. The Systems Engineer functions as the Projects Technical Solution Lead

• Following the Agile process as requirements are evolving

• Developing Risk Management documentation and remediation strategies

• Developing a technical Bill Of Materials for the solutions

• Developing Waivers when existing standard solutions are not employed

• Follow Systems Design Lifecycle processes in project solution development

• Working as a IT Systems Architects in developing the technical solution in the absence of SA

• Work with sector and InfoSec Engineers in developing the solutions

• Ensure architecture and design alignment with standards & strategic direction specific to the cyber and information security solution

• Assist in the development of rough order of magnitude & committed pricing estimates

• Implement the technical solutions for DFARS 252-***-**** compliance

• Establish test plans, requirements tractability matrix & transition to production artifacts

• Ensure system validation is performed against requirements

TAOS Mountain LLC, San Jose, CA May 2016 to June 2017

SCCM Deployment Project Manager

Designed, Configured and implemented an SCCM 2012 deployment of 500 Windows 10 Workstation Images for the City of Boca-Raton, Florida. Planned, designed and Implemented OS Image Capture, Package creation, Task Sequence customizations, Installing and configuring site server role for State Migration Point for profile transfer (USMT), Distribution Point configuration and administration, Project lead over 6 jr Systems Administrators.

Sr Systems Engineer (contract - remote)

The client is The Pearson Group, a global digital media company that provides a wide range of on-line services. Part of a team of engineers from several countries working in tandem migrating several large legacy data centers in New Jersey and Boston to new datacenters in Denver, Colorado and Iowa City. Building out new Windows 2008 and 2012 virtual machines. Building out new Red Hat Linux 5, 6, 7 servers in the new datacenters. Also cloning existing virtual machines and migrating them between datacenters using Veeam 9.0 Backup and Replication software over high-speed bandwidth. V2V, P2V and also remotely building Physical servers through remote access capabilities (IDRAC).

Planned, designed and Implemented application and data migration between filers using scripted and rcopy process to transfer shares and user permissions between legacy and new systems shares for both Windows (2008, 2012) and Linux servers RHEL 5, 6, 7. ESXi 5.5 VMWare environment, vCenter and vSphere administration access. Provisioning of NETAPP storage requirements configuring Volumes, LUNS, CIFS shares, NFS shares, ISCSI targets between server and storage, SnapMirror, SnapDrive, mount points. Cisco series blade centers (UCS C260 series) installing OS on chassis-slots. Also providing Systems Administration support as needed, AD, DNS, Networking, Server, VDI and Datacenter management activities (Power, networking, OEM Support, etc). Implementing Bladelogic for Monitoring and patch management. SCCM, Jira dashboard, Red Hat Satellite Server. Puppet and Cobbler for Linux pre-configurations.

Providing all application design, documentation and implementation as required.

Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Long Beach, CA June 2015 to April 2016

Sr Engineering Advisor (contract)

Team of engineers migrating a large legacy IT environment from Windows Server 2003 to 2008/2012 infrastructure. Planned, designed and Implemented Virtual Server and P2V migration, Application and data migration from Windows 2003 server to Windows 2008 and 2012 Virtual Machines on ESXi 5.5 VMWare environment. Provisioning of NETAPP data and application storage requirements creating data Volumes, LUNS, VMDKs, CIFS shares, NFS shares, ISCSI targets between server and storage, SnapManager for backups and mount points, SnapDrive for Windows, ONTAP. Robo-Copy scripting to migrate all shares data from old SAN to new SAN. Cisco series blade centers (UCS C260 series). Also providing Systems Administration support as needed, AD, DNS, Networking, Server, VDI and Datacenter management.

Providing all application design, documentation and implementation as required.

DELL Corporation, Lake Forest, CA December 2014 to May 2015

Sr Engineering Advisor (contract)

Team of engineers that migrated a large IT infrastructure between APRIA HEALTHCARE and CVS during an acquisition. Planned, designed and Implemented Active Directory domain migration, one way forest and domain trust setup, DNS management, NETAPP San storage implementation, all volume configuration including RAID, LUNS, QTree, CIFS shares, server volume, Fibre Channel architecture and implementation. ESXi 5.5 VMWare Virtual Machine migrations to new domain, Robo-Copy scripting to migrate all shares data from old SAN to new SAN. Upon completion of the project the one way trust was removed successfully separating the companies.

Finalized and produced all application design, documentation and implementation into new company domain

RESOLUTION ECONOMICS, Beverly Hills, CA April 2014 to Nov 2014

IT Manager

Medium size firm in Beverly Hills that deals with employment consultation and the legal aspects of employment litigation. Managed all aspects of Information technology in a 50 user firm with two offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. Designed and configured the server infrastructure to run Resolution Economics application environment applying industry best practices and standards to insure systems functionality, data security and integrity. Infrastructure environment consists of Windows 2008/2012 servers, Active Directory single forest and domain, DNS, DHCP. Email system is Exchange 2010. Primary application is SAS 9.4. A mixed environment of virtual machines (AD, Exchange portion of infrastructure) and standalone application and terminal servers. Sonicwall Firewall NSA 2400 and 4600 series, VPN and point to point WAN connecting both offices. VMWare ESXi Hypervisor 5.5 on three node cluster hosts, vCenter Server 5.5, vSphere client 5.5., HP MSA 60 and Dell MD 3200/1200 disk array enclosures for SAN storage configuration., All networking

Infrastructure including switches, routers, wi-fi, mobile setup. Also designed and setup redundant Colocation datacenter in Salt Lake City.

CLEAN ENERGY, Seal Beach, CA March 2012 to April 2014

Sr. Systems Administrator

Managed the entire Clean Energy infrastructure network of 300+ servers. A mix of Virtual and Standalone systems. Designed and configured the server systems to run Clean Energy's Application environment applying industry best practices and standards to insure systems functionality and data security and integrity.

Infrastructure platform is Microsoft: Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Active Directory, Single forest mixed mode, multiple domains, DNS, DHCP Exchange 2010, SQL 2008/2012, SharePoint 2010, 2008 Web Server, IIS 7, Virtual Environment ESXi 4/5.5, vCenter Server, vSphere Client 4/5.5, Snapshots, Datastores, Dell SAN Storage systems, volumes, LUNS, Hosts Clusters, VM's, HA, DRS, Direct attached, Fiber Channel, iSCSI, RAID and volume configuration. Company applications administering Microsoft Dynamics AX, CRM 2011, Active Directory Federation Services, Certificate Services, SSL, IIS, Office 2010, SCCM 2012, Lync 2010, Proprietary Fuel systems apps. Complete SOX Auditing Process to insure systems were fully compliant per industry standards.

Cisco Router/Firewall administration, ASA 5510 series, Juniper Firewalls, VPN, policies, LAN/WAN, Wireless Networks. Management and administration of Colocation datacenter in Phoenix.

THE VOICE INTERNET, Santa Monica, CA Jan 2010 to February 2012

IT Manager (Consultant)

Designed, Developed and implemented the Information Technology requirements for Voice Internets Network infrastructure. Planned, designed and Implemented Windows Active Directory, setup and configuration. Infrastructure platform is Microsoft: Windows Server 2003/2008, ADDS, DNS, DHCP, Exchange 2010, SQL 2008, OCS 2007, Sharepoint Administration MOSS 2007, 2008 Web Server, IIS 7, Clusters and Server Farms

VMWare, Hyper-V Virtual Environment, Dell 1955 Bladeserver, EMC SAN Array, Fibre Channel network

Juniper Router/Firewall administration, switches and hubs, LAN/WAN, Wireless Networks, VPN, NAT

Management and administration of Colocation datacenter in downtown Los Angeles.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, Los Angeles, CA Nov 2007 to June 2009

Sr. Systems Administrator

Performed all duties as Sr Systems Administrator For PCS, a telecom systems provider for government and international correctional facilities.

Supported 200+ HP Windows 2003/2008 Servers, 300 users, XP/Vista Workstations, Linux Red Hat 5.0 and Apache Server environments. Batch file scripting for automation of services.

Installed all company software including configuration and upgrades. Applications included MS CRM 4.0 system for Sales department. Configured CRM 4.0 for end user Outlook functionality. conducted training and troubleshooting hardware/software issues.

Managed Domain Controllers, Active Directory, Exchange 2003/2007, DNS, DHCP, Blackberry Enterprise Server 4.1 and Backup Exec 2010 backup/restore systems. NetApp SAN Disk Array, Fiber Channel, Fiber switches.

PFIZER HEALTH SOLUTIONS, Santa Monica, CA July 2001 to Jan 2007

Sr Systems Administrator (Contract - Disease Management/Software Unit)

Supported 200+ Windows 2003 Servers for Pfizers Santa Monica satellite office environment including installation, configuration and maintenance of all servers. Administered Exchange Server 2003 email server as well as SQL Server 2000 and 2005.

Traveled to customer sites installing client software, upgrades, providing training and troubleshooting hardware/software errors.

Provided Network Administration support for server maintenance, internal client workstation/laptop issues, application support including Office 2003, Exchange/Outlook 2003, printers, RAS, wireless LAN’s, switches, routers, hubs, telecom, Blackberry Enterprise Server, SharePoint, VMware, Wyse and Clearcube thin client.

Supported InformaCare (web-based) and Clinical Management System disease care management applications.

Supported Nortel VPN, Microsoft IIS 4/5, MS-SQL 7.0, Oracle 9i, Citrix Metaframe 1.8, Nfuse 1.6, NT4 and Windows/Office 2000/2003/XP, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory, Exchange 2003, Terminal Services 2000, Backup Exec 2000, Cisco Wireless Networks, Project Server 2003, Visio 2003, Routers, Hubs, Switches, Telecom, PDA’s, Blackberry, Remote Desktop, VMWARE, Webex, and Netmeeting.

CAST MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, Los Angeles, CA Mar 2000 to June 2001

Systems Administrator

Provided network design and support for client setups, server maintenance, email administration, security, desktop/laptop configuration, intranet/extranet, RAS, network backup, T1 circuit, DHCP, WINS, DNS, TCP/IP, VPN, Telnet, routers, hubs, switches and PBX-telecommunications.

Coordinated Help-Desk issues and future technology projects including Windows 2000 transition, enterprise technology planning, 50-node desktop and remote-access client environment and Windows 98/NT/2000.

LATHAM & WATKINS LAW OFFICES, Los Angeles, CA Jan 1998 to May 1999

Email Administrator (Contract)

IBM/MOBIL CORPORATION, Torrance, CA Jan 1997 to Dec 1997

Systems Administrator (Contract)

AT&T/NCR, El Segundo, CA July 1989 to Jan 1997

Logistics Buyer Analyst II


BS, Business Information Systems, University of Phoenix

Studied Communications, University of Oklahoma, Norman

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

VMWare Infrastructure Training

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE Course Training)

CISSP, CCNA, Linux Administration (Course Training)

Total Quality Management (TQM) & ISO 9000, American Management Association (AMA)

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