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Architect Infrastructure Engineer

Location:
Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
Salary:
120000
Posted:
August 15, 2018

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Mareewan Ibrahim

**** * ********** **, ******: 773-***-****

Oak Creek, WI 53154 ac6okt@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION:

DePaul University Chicago, IL.

Master in Network Engineering and Network Security, 2013

GPA: 3.87

Summary:

Over 10 years of experience in supporting network/systems infrastructure which includes infrastructure security

I have been working on a large virtual environment (Vmware/Hyper-v) across multiple sites. I am involved with every aspect from project planning to deployment and upgrades.

Skilled in managing and securing the enterprise network through QualysGuard & Nessus

Experienced in writing Firewall rules and implement high level of security to avoid any type of vulnerability in the Client System

Migrate and build Vmware platform which include (ESXi, vConvertor, vCenter. And VSAN)

Provide technology services as a Subcontractor supporting the U.S. Military (International Green Zone of Baghdad)

Ability to create VLANS, configure STP, RIP, OSPF, and other network protocols

Strong knowledge on Server, Desktop and Application virtualization.

Expertise in Systems Administration of Microsoft Windows Servers 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016 and accomplished in the usage of all tools in the TCP/IP Protocol suite used with DNS, DHCP, WINS, FTP, Telnet, NAT.

Experience in the Server and Desktop Management (Windows Administration), Support, Analysis and Maintenance

Cabling install/test/maintain/label Fiber, Cat6, Coax cabling, and installing HP servers, Linux servers and MSA storage devices at the Data Center

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows XP, Windows 7/8, Mac OSX, Linux/Ubuntu, VMware ESXi5.1, EMC SAN, Symantec System Recovery, SCCM

Security: QualysGuard, Nessus

Software: Microsoft Office, Exchange, Microsoft Office365 and supporting technologies such as Lync or Skype for Business, Microsoft Azure, Outlook, Intune, VMware-sphere, Cloud Management Portal, Veeam/Avamar tool for backup

Languages / Tools: F5 Load Balancer, OpenAm, Tomcat, Apache, IIS, CSS, C++, PowerShell, PowerCLI, RVTools, IPSoft ticketing/Alerting system

RELATED EXPERIENCE:

NextLevel Health, Chicago, IL (6/2017 to Present) (Permanent Position)

Infrastructure Engineer

Ensure proper functioning and continuous improvement to systems which include (VMware Platform 4.5,5.0,5.5, 6.0, and 6.5 version, Network Infrastructure, and Cloud Azure/Office 365)

Implement VM encryption policy to encrypt all the data on the VM and in the transport channels

Research and introduce new technologies into the environment enhancing the workflow and maintain the security of the corporate data such as (ipswitch, EFT Globalscape for secure file transfer)

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability for 1000-24000 Virtual/Physical servers within different operating systems (Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2003)

Architect cloud security solutions between Azure AD, Office365 package SaaS, and other Cloud application with On-premise AD network and apply security HIPAA compliance policies to block sending data to outside organization

Migrating and create SQL Databases to Azure PaaS, and build a new SQL server Cloud Azure IaaS. Establish data synchronization between Azure Databases and On-Premise using Azure SQL Data Sync Tool

Manage and maintain the Active Directory, and creating OU’s. Assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers

Manage Exchange 2010/2016 On-Premise and Office 365 Exchange Online (domains, policies to maintain HIPAA and PHI/PII, transport rules, etc.)

Monitoring Office 365 service health, removal of user accounts, and management of service requests

Office 365 Licensing administration

Implement Microsoft Azure Rights Management (Email Encryption) solution to protect corporate data and enabling safe sharing of sensitive information inside and outside the organization

Build Azure AD and apply best practices for authentication called “Pass-through Authentication” between Cloud Azure and the AD on-Premise

Maintain security state across on-premises and cloud workloads

Intune, establish a new policies in Intune to secure corporate data on (Laptops, Mobile devices such as IPhone and Android). Also, using Intune enforce our users to access corporate resources only one trusted corporate networks.

Backup user mailboxes using eDiscovery in Office 365

Backup/Upgrade ASA Firewall, Switches and Routers

Implemented a new Wireless network solution using Cisco Meraki AP and apply Firewall/filtering roles

Implement Xerox Safe Print solution to ensure a secure print to all employee in the organization

Caterpillar Head quarter, East Peoria, IL (11/2016 to 03/2017) (Contract Position)

System / Windows Engineer

Migrate and build Vmware platform which include (ESXi, vConvertor, vCenter)

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of over 15000 Virtual/Physical servers within different operating systems

Manage and maintain the Active Directory, and creating OU’s. Assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of over 15000 Virtual/Physical servers in different type of Windows server 2003 – 2016 that service over 12000 customer

Use Avamar from EMC to do Backup/Restore for all VMs/Files/Data

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of the VMware environments

Create a P2V process to migrate physical servers (Windows and Linux OS such as Red Hat and SUSE) to the virtual environment using VMware enterprise converter.

In depth experience with VMware VSAN

Manage and perform an upgrade process for Vmware vCenter/ESXi 5.1 to 6.0.

Built and managed Clusters and Zoning (VMware), and using Avamar tool for backup

American Society for Quality Headquarters, Milwaukee, WI (12/2015 to 7/2016) (Contract Position)

System / Network Engineer

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of the Vmware environments

Create a P2V process to migrate physical servers (Windows and Linux OS such as Red Hat and SUSE) to the virtual environment using VMware enterprise converter.

Manage and perform an upgrade process for Vmware vCenter/ESXi 5.1 to 6.0.

Built and managed Clusters and Zoning (VMware), and using Avamar tool for backup

Manage and maintain the Active Directory, and creating OU’s. Assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software

Migrate to Azure Active Directory from on premise AD

Add security features within Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012 R2

Manage and Govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise network

Perform patch maintenance for server applications and operating systems, and Plan maintenance and upgrades

Implement Office 365 and related technologies including Exchange Online, Exchange Server, Lync and Skype for Business Online, Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), Directory Synchronization, and Azure AD.

Backup and restore all Outlook data and Restore .OST files and save in PST

Using System Center 2012 – Service Manager to create and manage incidents and problems by implementing and automating help desk ticketing processes so that these processes comply with the best practices

Setup monitor tools for all the virtual and physical server platform and all network equipment using Manage Engine tools

Illinois Institution of Technology, Chicago, IL (10/2014 to 11/2015) (Full Time Position)

Associate Director at Stuart School of Business - System/Network Administrator

Design and create a new network topology for a new Technical Platform that maintain the system environment for the school

Implement Office 365 and related technologies including Exchange Online, Exchange Server, Lync and Skype for Business Online

Provide input to network enterprise design standards and maintain network topology diagrams

Ensure compliance with departmental and university security configuration standards

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of the Hyper -V environments

Manage and maintain the Active Directory, and creating OU’s. Assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software

Contribute to enterprise network strategy/solutions development and technology

Add security features within Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012 R2

Manage and Govern relationships with technology vendors utilized in the enterprise network

Perform patch maintenance for server applications and operating systems, and Plan maintenance and upgrades

Perform Server Backup using SAN EqualLogic, and maintain the replication between two sites

Manage, maintain Symantec System Recovery process in our system environment

State Farm Corporate Headquarters, Bloomington, IL (6/2014 to 10/2014) (Contract Position)

System / Network Admin / Technical Platform Innovation

Creating requirements, logical/physical design and testing documentation for a new Technical Platform that manage and maintain Physical/logical system environment.

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of over 24000 Virtual/Physical servers in multiple environments

Manage and maintain the Active Directory, and creating OU’s. Assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software

Add security features within Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Red Hot Linux

Monitor the system through IPSoft ticketing and alerting of any critical issue in the environment

Build physical and deploy virtual servers using the Cloud Management Portal or vSphere5.5

Configure the F5 Load Balancing Pools, Creating and modifying load balancing pools to distributes network or application traffic across a number of servers

Experience with OpenAm to deliver internal and customer-facing projects utilizing ForgeRock I3 platform products

Experience with multiple web servers: Tomcat, Apache, IIS, etc.

Experience with LDAP authentication

BlueCross BlueShield Association, Chicago, IL (6/2013 to 6/2014) (Contract Position)

Network / Windows / VMware Server Team

Manage and maintain the Active Directory, and creating OU’s. Assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of over 1000 Virtual/Physical servers that service over 1000 customer

Using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (SCCM) to download and push software updates to group of clients such as Windows 7, 8 or Windows server clients. With BCBSA.

Experience with VMware Sire Recovery Manager (SRM) to manage the failover virtual machines and work with storage on the Network layers between multiple sites

Add security features within Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Implement high level of security to avoid any type of vulnerability in the Client System, 3 years’ experience with QualysGuard, Nessus for vulnerability scanning, managing and running SAN devises.

Monitor Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 network infrastructure services

Assist with capacity planning and chargeback activities related to the company’s virtual infrastructure

Strong knowledge on Server, Desktop and Application virtualization.

Expertise in Systems Administration of Microsoft Windows Servers 2000/2003/2008 and accomplished in the usage of all tools in the TCP/IP Protocol suite used with DNS, DHCP, WINS, FTP, Telnet, NAT.

Experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.

SAN Equal logical storage experience via iSCSI

Cabling install/test/maintain/label Fiber, Cat6, Coax cabling, and installing HP servers, Linux servers and MSA storage devices at the Data Center

DePaul University, Illinois (9/2012 to 12/2013)

System administrator

Perform on-site troubleshooting and repair of PC, Mac and printer hardware

Strong skills in online CRM case management system

Interact with faculty, staff, and professors on professional level

Perform hands-on diagnostics and repair of mobile devices and tablets

Experience on Host Profiles, Distributed Switch, DRS, VMotion, SV-Motion, Resource pools, permissions, Patches, Snapshots, Tools Upgrade, disk expansions, Templates, and many more…

Building Windows 2008 Servers and upgrading Windows 2003 on both physical and virtual machines.

Building VM’s and new Templates for new Projects and allocating them to appropriate Resource pools.

Administering Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and building new windows physical/virtual servers as per the requirement of the project

Monitored and managed the performance and the load balance of the Servers.

Installed and updated the Windows Patches and Hot Fixes.

Maintained the File Servers, Application Servers and Print Servers.

Configuration of Server operating systems, service pack up gradation and Security Patches

Versatile Computer Services, Burr Ridge, IL (10/2011 to 2/2012)

Technical Engineering Support

Software and hardware support

Perform troubleshooting of network problems and ensure maximum uptime and system health

Migrated the physical machines to virtual environment using VMware enterprise converter.

Installed and managed network infrastructure that includes Domain Controllers, Web Servers, Mail Servers, WSUS servers, Print Servers, Terminal Servers, RAS and File servers on Windows 2003 and windows 2000 in the data center. Performed maintenance of Microsoft Servers 2000 and 2003 consisting of adding users, editing user login scripts and granting permission to directories and shared files.

Assist in maintaining LAN/WAN records and, as appropriate, telephone systems cable

Installing and configuring Cisco routers/ switches such as “Cisco Catalyst 6503-E Chassis WS-C6503-E “, “Cisco Nexus 5548P”, “Cisco 5508 Wireless Controller” and “Cisco Catalyst 3560” at the Data Center. LAN / WAN troubleshooting

SAN Equal logical storage experience via iSCSI

Configured the net backup on servers and monitored the backups.

Provided Hardware support, troubleshooting and diagnosis.

Created Virtual machines and installed OS and applications according to standards.

Configured and troubleshoot the network settings to virtual environment created.

Inter-Globe Communications, Baghdad, Iraq (5/2005 to 8/2009)

Network/ System Engineer

Provide technology services as a Subcontractor supporting the U.S. Military (International Green Zone of Baghdad)

Installing, troubleshooting and supporting Windows 2003 server’s administration and Active Directory.

User Support - Monitoring and troubleshooting system performance, server & user related problems. Support users to resolve their day to day issues related to OS, E-mail, Account issues, hardware etc.

Responsible for Backup/recovery strategy of all ESX servers. Planning and implementing fault tolerance and strategies for backup and restoring files on the network

Configured servers for DHCP, WINS and DNS services.

Migrate and build Vmware platform which include (ESXi, vConvertor, vCenter)

Manage, troubleshoot and maintain availability of over 200 Virtual/Physical servers within different operating systems

Resolved the user issues related to Active Directory Users and Groups

Design wire/wireless network communication, perform installation, configuration of network devices

Wiring, Cabling, Power, Cooling, Racking, and Stacking all the Network devices at the Data Center

Cabling install/test/maintain/label Fiber, Cat6, Coax cabling, and installing Cisco networking devices at the Data Center

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Cisco layer 3 switch configurations

Ability to create VLANS, configure STP, RIP, OSPF, and other network protocols

ASA Firewalls, Writes the Firewall rules and implement high level of security to avoid any type of vulnerability in the Client System, familiar with QualysGuard, Nessus for vulnerability scanning, managing and running SAN devises.

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