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Vmware Windows Server

Duluth, Georgia, United States
August 24, 2018

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Marc A. DeValera

**** *** ******* ***, ******, GA 30096

***-***-***** ***-***-4601CP

My Overall Senior Technical Expertise Summary….

In Windows Server 2003-2016 Groups

10+ years –Advanced Server Room Administration of Small-Medium-Large Size Server Farms. (15-50, 10K)

10+ Years- Active Directory, Group Policy, WSUS, Security, Virus Detection, IIS, and MS Firewall Experience.

10+ Years in advanced network troubleshooting with a wide range of standard networking protocols.

Participated in many migrations of Servers W2K3 to W2K8-12-16 OS: W-XP up to Win-10 OS.

MS-Clustering Services design and implementation, experience with Mid-Level SAN environments.

SCCM 07/12/16, SCOM, SCORCH Administration for small-medium size implementations.

400+ installs’ of various versions of MS Server 2K, 2K3, 2K08R2, 2K12R2, 2016.

In VMWare 4.1-5.5 -6.0 Environment

Competent in administration of VMWARE 4.1-5.5 ESI-, VSphere Server-VClient, VMHA, VMotion, SVMotion, DRS, VUpdate Manager, Orchestrator, FT & Consolidated Backup programs.

Deploy, implement, administer and support VServers as well as VMachines for Server Consolidation.

Physical to Virtual Migrations of present company servers.

Using VMware for advanced Disaster Recover scenarios.

VMWare-4X-5X Utilization and P2V Migration of Servers for Server Farm Consolidations.

6/8 (6) VMWare 4.0 installs, VMware 5.5. VMWare 6.5

Advanced HOME COMPUTER LAB for “Continuous education, practice and troubleshooting experience!”

Home Server Lab with W2K3Enterprise, W2K8 & W2K12-16Enterprise, MAC 10X OS

Hyper-V Lab and & VMWare 5.5-6.0 Lab Setups

Development and testing of Physical to Virtual Designs on Home Lab before possible deployments.


VMWare Professional -(VCP 410) (4.1) (5.5)

MCTS Windows Vista -(70-620)

MCSE Windows Server 2003:Security+ (70-270, 70-290, 70-291, 70-293, 70-294, 70-298, 70-299, SYO-101)

MCSE-I Windows NT 4.0

A+ in Dos-Windows Operating System-Hardware Core A+ in Apple Operating System

(Windows Server 2K16- MCSA finalization, SCCM 2K16 Underway, VMWARE 6.5 Certification Underway)

Current Working History…

MAD Technologies- CONSULTANT-Sr. IT Network Contractor-Windows/MAC 4-7-2003 to Present

Consulted with Private Businesses to Install full IT Systems including Accounting POS

Felders Gift Shop-2016 to Present-Install 2K12 Server with Desktops-Laptops Ecommerce Server and iPad POS, QuickBooks Enterprise, Inventory Control Systems for 3K Items.

TaTa Consultancy (TCS)-Windows Infrastructure Team Lead-Aug 2014 to May-2016

Analysis of the entire Delta Enterprise Present AD User permissions structure and compliance.

Researched present AD Tools and 3rd Party tools to be able to validate/remediate 80K Users, 8 NAS Servers with 80 Terabytes of data and 10 regular file servers.

Selected and tested 6 AD Tools such as Varonis, StealthBits, Goldfinger and various other tools including PowerShell scripts on Lab Servers.

Submitted final 3 AD Tools to Delta so they could make final evaluation, purchase and 3rd party training on the tool that will remediate all users to compliant status throughout enterprise.

Serta-Simmons Project-Data Center Consolidation and Infrastructure Remediation

Complete analysis of entire VMWare Server & Windows-farms in 2 datacenters.

Interface with client Exchange/Citrix/SharePoint staff for enterprise remediation.

Coordinate with Offshore Teams and Service Desks for Workflows and Ticket management.

Upgrade VMware Host Farms to VMware 5.5 VCenter & CISCO UCS Version.

SCOM2012 Implementation through help of 3rd Party Vender for Enterprise.

SCCM 2012 implementation through help of 3rd Party Vender for Enterprise.

Cisco UCS Server Management and Upgrade of new CISCO Equipment for 2nd Site.

Massive Microsoft OS Updates &Patch Management upgrade project for client Enterprise Server Farms.

P2V Server consolidation and Server Decommission Project development.

Assist in AD/DNS/DHCP Duties for Client.

Assist 3rd Party Consultant Company who is involved in ongoing Exchange migration to 2010.

Assist 3rd Party Consultant Company is AD/DNS/DHCP remediation.

ACI Worldwide-TRC Staffing-Sr. VM/Windows Team Lead Administrator -Feb 2014-March 2014

Using VMWare 5.1 VCenter/VClient to build new W2K08/R2 servers for clients and monitor-maintain other VM Servers in server farm.

Begin remediation discussions of VMs that had older VM-Tools needing updating to current versions.

Begin discussions of migrating VM Hosts & VMs to VMware 5.5

Worked with other SCCM Admins in the OS patching Process.

Beginning orientation on NetApp and UCS Server/Storage Technologies used by company.

Siemens-ATOS-Sr. SCCM Team Lead Administrator (contractor)-August until October 2013

Using Microsoft SCCM 2007R2 infrastructure implementation, administration, in 320+ site environment.

Performing SCCM-2007R2 Administration & migrations using-Zero Touch process for the company.

Fiserv- Contractor (Night Shift)-Senior Windows Systems Team Lead Administrator-March to August-2013

Turner-CNN--Senior Systems Team Lead Administrator (contractor)- October 2011 to October 2013

FISERV-March-April-2011-Team Lead-Systems Engineer

Worked with Professional Services Group as SE

Began Training on Voyager Software to interface as Liaison with FISERV Internet Banking Customers and FISERV SQL developers.

Emory University Library –Team Lead-Sept-October 2010-Special Migration Projects

Other Major Fortune 500 Clients I have worked for through the 10 years…

General Dynamics-Signature Consulting-Team Lead, Server Rm Management/Cust. Support-Nov 07 – Feb 15-08

CDC- Perot Systems-Global Activities Group-Senior IT Team Lead Administrator July 07 – Sept 07

Consulted in Bulgaria (2003-6) with Government and local business companies on using the “complete server-room technologies” in LAN-WAN designs and Clustering Servers. Conducted site surveys all over city to evaluate present IT infrastructure. Consulted on MS Windows, Solaris Unix10 and MAC 1OX Server OS Configurations in SR-Box.

BA Degree in Communications/Marketing Certificate of Computer Programming

University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida Control Data Institute, Atlanta, Georgia

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