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Active Directory Engineer

Delray Beach, Florida, United States
August 23, 2018

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Boynton Beach, FL 33473 E-mail:

OBJECTIVE: To work in an enhanced computer environment and use my computer knowledge to promote the existing system


A seasoned IT executive with respected leadership skills, proven hands-on technical expertise, and a demonstrated ability to understand and improve all processes within a business. Consistently delivers flexible, scalable, cost-effective, reliable solutions which closely align with strategic business objectives. Builds results-oriented, customer-focused teams who clearly understand roles, responsibilities, and growth path, and who love to come to work. Demonstrates and encourages an entrepreneurial, creative spirit to improving service and solving problems, employs diplomatic savvy and salesmanship in interactions with users, business leaders, customers, and vendors.

Platforms: Windows NT4-2012 R2, VMware ESX/vSphere 3.x-5.5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Mac OS X, Server Hardware from all major vendors including Dell and HP, SAN Storage from EMC, HP 3PAR,Nimble, Dell EQ, and Net App

Networking: Router, Switch and Firewall configuration from multiple vendors including Cisco, Palo Alto and Juniper, Citrix Netscaler Load Balancers, TCP/IP, Fiber Channel switch configuration and zoning, Cisco Wireless Access Points and WiSMs, Cisco Prime, Cisco ACS, VPN, Cisco IOS, CAT5 cabling and termination.

Languages: HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, PHP, Java, C#, TSQL, NT Command Shell Scripting, Power Shell, Python and Perl.

Software: Active Directory, Active Directory Federated Services, Exchange 5.5-2013, Microsoft SQL Server 2000-2012, IIS, Microsoft Clustering Services, Apache, Citrix Presentation Server/XenApp 4.x-7.6, Citrix XenDesktop 5-7.6, System Management Packages, such as SCCM and Dell Kace, Lumension, SharePoint, Various Fax Servers products, Antivirus software from Symantec, TrendMicro, Kaspersky, and McAfee, Office 97-2013, Solar Winds NPM, SAM and LEM, Nessus, Symantec DLP, Citrix Xen Mobile, Unitrends Backup System,


02/2016 – Present Sr. Systems Engineer Jupiter Medical Center

As a senior member of Jupiter Medical Center’s Infrastructure team, my responsibilities include managing and maintaining the company’s server, network, security and storage infrastructure consisting of over 800 servers, 100 switches, 3500 endpoints and 200TB of storage. As a member of the infrastructure team, I have run and participated in various projects to upgrade obsolete systems, implement systems for new revenue streams, increase IT agility and comply with regulations. My other responsibilities included working with vendors to validate, test, and implement new products, manage a variety of IT project independently and participate in JMC’s ITIL processes for Incident, Problem and Change Management. Additionally I am routinely tasked with educating and grooming junior members of the team to increase their knowledge and independence.

Key Contributions:

Re-architected organization’s LAN infrastructure from a large flat network layout to a properly segmented network.

Ran the clinical virtual desktop implementation that replaced over 300 inpatient clinical desktops with virtual desktops using Citrix XenDesktop.

Implemented a XenApp farm to support remote access to core business applications for employees, physicians and vendors that handles over 2,000 application launches per day.

Performed multiple email system upgrades and migrations, moving from Exchange 2003 hosted on-site to Exchange 2007 hosted at an offsite facility. Then performed a migration from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013.

Key proponent of the company’s push into server virtualization, which increased the company’s virtualized server count from 30 to over 600 servers hosted on VMware vSphere.

Ran Unitrends Enterprise backup system upgrade to include enterprise VMWare farm and over 100 physical MS SQL Instances

Designed and implemented Dell PowerEdge VRTX Environment

03/2015 – 02/2016 Sr. Network Systems Analyst City of West Palm Beach (Consultant)

Network Systems Infrastructure Administration

SAN and Backup Enterprise Administration

VMWare and Citrix Farms Administration

Active Directory, Exchange eMail and MS SQL Administration

AWS Administrations (RDS, EC2, VPC, S3, IAM, etc)

Application Systems Infrastructure Administration

Windows Systems Application IIS, FileNet, Quillix, ProjectDox, Symantec, DFS, Unidesk

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud administration, configuration, and maintenance support:

EC2 Administration – Provision, monitor, scale and distribute compute infrastructure

VPC Administration – create, & manage resources such as subnets, network access controls lists,security groups

RDS Administration – create and managed database environment, snapshots, backups, etc

IAM Administration – create users and groups

S3 Administration – create and managed storage needs

Maintain, and manage the integrity and security of servicers and systems

Maintain system documentation

Configure and manage AWS environment to meet business needs

03/2014- 03/2015 Sr. Network Systems Engineer

Technologies and Responsibilities:

Responsible for Managing SAN Infrastructure

Configured and support Group membership (3 EQ PS4100) including upgrading member’s firmware, etc.

Setup and configured volumes, network interfaces, controllers, storage pools, iSCSI Connections, etc.

Responsible for Managing Cisco Switches, Firewalls, and Routers (5 Cisco ASA 5500 HA, Cisco 3560 & 3750 switches)

Create and modify ACLs, VPNs, port ACLs, manage interfaces, VLANs, etc.

Managed and support Hardware Load Balancers (F5)

Managed IIS6/7/8 Farms (80 plus webservers)

Performed deployments via PS Scripts

Managed web config settings such as connection strings, app settings, etc.

managed Application Pools and sites settings

Managed all OS needs like updates, performance issues, etc.

Managed, supported and designed VMware Farm, VCenter, ESXi Administration

Provisioned VMs for many environments like webservers, file servers, utility servers, SQL Servers, etc.

upgraded VM Farm of 12 VM Host to ESXi 5.5 including VCenter

managed all hardware needs on VM Hosts (Dell PE810, PE720 & Blade)

managed all VM Farm aspects like storage, performance, and monitoring needs

VM Farm Datacenter compose of ( 12 Hosts, 3 EQ PS4100 SANs, 250 VMs, 2 Clusters, 16 Networks, 40 Data stores)

Performed VMotion, HA and DRS as needed, and setup and configured many VM Alarms

SharePoint Administration

Maintain, troubleshoot, design, and implement Network Backbone Infrastructure

NOC (Windows Servers, (08, 2012), VMware Farm, IPSec, MPLS, Frame Relay, etc)

Managed MS Windows Farm ( 500 plus servers including 2003, 2008, & 2012)

Managed Active Directory Infrastructure (3 Sites, 6 DCs, DNS, DHCP)

Upgrade AD Farm from 2003 to 2012 transferred all FSMO Roles to new DCs

Daily administration includes creating & modifying users, DNS Records, policies, etc.

12/2011- 02/2014 Sr. Systems Engineer UnitedTranzactions

Architected, led implementation, and support of a fully virtualized production infrastructure, including all applications and reporting, for this growth-oriented, paradigm-shifting customized gateway payment solutions company with 4 locations and 200+ employees

Replaced conventional physical server-based, non-redundant footprint with fully redundant datacenters (FTL & ATL) using 7 VMware ESX servers, a 20 TB NetApp NAS2040 & Dell EQPS4100 SANs, redundant Dell Power Connect 6248 Ethernet core, Data Domain backups, redundant power – at each datacenter, using stretched layer-2 network segments, VMware SRM, HA, & DRS. No physical single-points-of-failure, and 120 VM’s deployed using application-layer redundancy where possible, using Distributed File Services (DFS), Network Load Balancing (NLB) Sonic Wall Firewalls NSA 3500 HA,

Replaced 50 conventional physical workstations, non-redundant with fully redundant VDI VMware View 5.0 Environment

Worked with the VP of IT and Executive Team on budgeting and business planning issues, instituted performance reviews

Built and motivated a lean, structured set of support teams

Designed and implemented Wide Area Network via FPL Fiber Optic

Directed all aspects of corporate information systems including multi site AD Administration, MS Exchange, LAN/WAN Administration & implementation

Lead a team of network technicians responsible for end user support

Helped design each department’s business processes, ensuring each is supported by technology where possible/prudent

Provide operational and development MS SQL database services to this organization by troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log issues, connectivity issues, security issues, etc

05/2011-12/2011 (Laid Off Due To Economic Circumstances) Sr. Systems Engineer PeoplesTrust Insurance

WAN/LAN Network Management: support and configuration of VLANs, VPNs, NAT, Firewalls, Layer 2 & 3 Network Switches, and Metro-e Technologies

Overall management, support and development of the existing Active Directory Services such as DNS, DHCP, GP, WINS, SUS, DFS, and FSMO Roles

Design/Build/Administer servers through VMware ESX/ESXi Server and VMware Virtual Center

Monitor utilization, capacity, and performance for VMware clusters residing in different sites

Setup and configured HP blade servers, HA, VMotion, & DRS

Administer servers connect to intranet and extranet Share Point farm environments

Support a multi-site, multi Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 server

Maintain 40+ physical and virtual Microsoft servers

Install, configure and maintain MS Terminal Services, Citrix-XenApp, MS SQL 2008R2, Symantec Backup Exec, Viper Anti-Virus, Avaya G450 PBX, WatchGurad Firewall, HP ProLiant DLs & IBM X3650s Servers

Setup and configuration of Share Point Services

Maintain Web Front End servers, Application/Central Administration servers

Create and maintain Share Point Sites, Lists, workflows, and End Users Access

Managed and support Dell Equal Logic PS4000 SAN iSCSI-based

Design, implement and support networks using Microsoft Windows, VMware, Cisco Systems, Dell/Equal Logic SANs

Interface with management team to ensure smooth operation and integration of internal systems

12/2010-05/2011 (Resigned- Long Commute) IT Manager IHOP Sunshine Restaurant Partners

Improved business processes with IT solutions while leveraging and reducing the capital resources

Designed and implemented systems to collect, organize, and display electronic correspondence to increase client satisfaction and management expectations

Provided hands on technical leadership for many business applications such as Great Plains, Zonal POS, SQL, Windows 2008 SR2, Aruba Networks, Windows Active Directory, DNS, WINS, DHCP, DFS, IIS, Windows XP, 7, 2003, Symantec AV

Designed & deployed a multi Site Aruba Virtual Private Network (VPN) using T-Mobile Wireless Globe Surfer Technology

Managed day to day network and security operations

Built and maintain a Secure Network to meet PCI Data Security Standards, to protect Cardholder Data by implementing strong access control measures, regularly monitor and test networks, and maintain an Information Security Policy

Installed, maintained, and troubleshot over 250 IBM/Dell Servers, Desktops and Laptops

01/2008-12/2010 (Position Was Eliminated) Information Systems Manager Natures Products

Monitored all systems and provided emergency response to minimize risk, outages, and data loss

Designed and implemented improvement and consistency in IS processes and practices across the line of business

Designed, implemented and maintained LAN/WAN in an Active Directory Infrastructure

Evaluated, recommended and purchased desktops, network hardware, peripheral equipment and software

Provided technical support for ERP Software (Exact- Macola Progression, E-synergy, SQL Dbase)

Developed, and adhered to annual budgets and staffing plans

Provided hands on technical leadership for many business applications such as Exchange, SQL, Crystal Reports Xi, Windows XP/2000/2003/2008, Citrix Meta Frame XP, VoIP PBXs, Cisco switches & routers, Symantec End Point AV, Backup Exec, WSU, Symbol Wireless, EDI, WMS, Bird Dog, VPNs, FWs, DNS, DHCP, IIS, Terminal Server

Collaborated with project management and operational departments to ensure successful project scope, priority and deployment with high levels of timeliness and customer service

Provide global hands on technical leadership for hundreds of desktops and servers

12/2006-12/2007 (accepted other job opportunity) Senior Team Lead Network Engineer US Installation Group

Managed day to day network and security operations

troubleshot and repaired complex network related problems including Cisco VPNs, Active Directory, and LAN/WAN issues

Designed & deployed a multi Site Windows Active Directory Network

Provided Windows Active Directory support including DNS, WINS, DHCP IIS Servers

Managed Citrix Meta Frame XP Servers on a Web base Client environment

Supported Citrix presentation & farm Servers, user policies, printers and published applications

Migrated Citrix presentation and farm systems

Provided support for Thin Print Software for Citrix Environment

Designed and implemented a Cisco WAN VPN for 45 locations with PIX FW

Provided technical support for site to site WAN

Provided support for EMC storage systems and EMC Replistore data recovery systems

Deployed and supported the following Network Monitoring Tools; IPMonitor, Device Expert, Net Flow & Cybergate

Installed, configured and support DELL PowerEdge Servers

05/2006-11/2006 (Relocation) Senior Network Engineer Broward County Court House

Responsible for the improvement of the network team efficiency and effectiveness and the successfulness of IT policies and procedures implementation

Provide support for LAN/WAN Cisco Network Systems including 7206 series, PIX 525, 3500, 3750 series, & VPNs

Designed and implemented Active Directory 2003 migration from NT4.0 Domain

Provide support for end user nodes on a mixed environment of WIN XP, 2000, 2003 & NT4.0

Provide support for NT, 2000 & 2003 Server environment

Designed & configured DNS, DHCP & WINS Servers

Created group policies on Active Directory

Responsible for maintaining, implementing any and all LAN/WAN, and Wireless-LAN upgrades

Plan and administer the entire network and infrastructure

Manage day-to-day operations of network, helpdesk and PC Support

07/2005-05/2006 (Company Went Out of Business) IT Manager GlobeTel Communication Corp

Interfaced with upper management in providing leadership and direction regarding IT enhancements, and strategies in solving business challenges head

Aligned and implemented IT projects including the organization of work, and management of staff

Provided on regular bases written and verbal updates of IT activities and events

Managed Citrix MetaFrame XP Servers on a Web base Client environment

Supported Citrix presentation & farm Servers, user policies, printers and published applications

Migrated Citrix farm and presentation systems

Provided support for Thin Print Software for Citrix Environments

Responsible for the IT purchasing needs and the IT budget department

Designed and implemented a WAN Architecture for several locations based on Cisco products & Sonicwall

Layout and deployed Active Directory 2003 (AD-03) over a WAN System

Created and supported users, printers, groups, policies, sites, and domains on Active Directory 2003

Provide technical support and enhancements for Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Nation wide

Installed and configured Windows 2003 Servers including DNS and DHCP servers

Configured and maintained Symantec Corporate Edition Anti-Virus System

01/2003-04/2005 (Company Went Out of Business) SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER SUPRATELECOM

Designed & implemented LAN/WAN Architectures to meet customer requirements & feature enhancements

Supported WAN Networks composed of International Remote Locations connected via DS3s, T1s

over MLPS with VoIP on Lucent PBXs.

Ensured reliability & performance of Cisco Networks composed of 2600, 3600, 4500, 7200, 7500, 3500, 2900, PIX 525 series

Provided SW-HW support to over 60 NT/WIN2000 Servers running Exchange, SQL, WINS, DNS, Oracle, IIS, FTP

Implemented & support the following systems Fax Press Servers, CMS, Blue Pumpkin, Surf Control, Symantec,

Trend Micro, Solaris, Open Manager, Backup Exec

Created fail over capabilities & replication strategies for LAN/WAN Network (DRP)

Deployed & manage Symantec Anti-Virus WAN servers & clients architecture

Administered Avaya PBX

Installed and maintained Oracle Databases on Solaris and Windows Platforms

Installed and maintained SQL Databases on Windows Platforms

Installed, maintained, and troubleshot IBM, Dell Servers/desktops/laptops, and Zebra/HP/Sharp printers/scanners

Effectively leveraged the capital resources to deliver business solutions


Designed and implemented a WAN architecture using Cisco Routers by creating Access List, NAT, VPN & VLANS

The remote locations are interconnected with Leased Lines, using PPP as an encapsulation type, IGRP as a routing protocol

Configured a 400 Nodes LAN/WAN System, composed of NT 4.0, Exchange 5.5, IIS 4.0,5.0, RAS, SQL 7.0 Servers,

JDEdwards, WINS, WIN95, WIN98, BackupExec, PCAnywhere, Proxy Servers (Wingate)

Active Directory, created & configured User Accounts, Group Policies, Domains Trusts, Sites

Installed, configured, and managed Windows 2000 DHCP,DNS,WINS,IIS, RAS, & Terminal Services

Installed, upgraded and provided technical support for the JD Edwards OneWorld environment

Installed & upgraded ASUs, ESUs, Services Packs and updates as needed

Configured and executed package deployments

Created and defined printers and Job queues

Configured & deployed Symantec Norton Anti-Virus Corporate Edition, Web Security, Filtering for MS-Exchange

Configured & maintained WatchGuard Firewall, (FireBox 700), and VPN Architecture composed of 5 SOHOs

Managed the MIS Department staff and responsible for the MIS Department software & hardware ordering budget

Provided technical support for Cisco routers, NT 4.0, Exchange 5.5, IIS, DNS, WINS Servers, WIN95,98,2000,

TrackIT, Office 2000, Avaya PBX, DHCP Servers, Backup Exec (Veritas), JDEdwards, CCPRO (Concerto)

Designed & implemented a company MIS Help Desk Department procedures and policies


Information Technology Information Library ITIL v3

Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer MCSE

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator MCSA

Microsoft Certified Professional MCP

Novell Certified Network Administrator CNA

Business Software Application Certificate, Miami-Dade Community College

High School Diploma 1993

Candidate for Associates of Science Degree

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