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IT Management, Systems Engineering/Administration

Saline, Michigan, United States
105,000 - 110,000
November 05, 2018

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Highly accomplished IT professional with a 10-year plus career in building, revitalizing, and leading information technology operations. Strength in identifying needs, evaluating risks and issues, and deploying solutions to reduce costs. Achieve compliance, minimize vulnerability, enhance productivity, and enable continued competitive growth. Interface effectively with upper management, business partners, and teams to ensure the on-time delivery of value-driven solutions and resolution of critical issues.


10+ years’ experience designing, installing, configuring, and troubleshooting hardware/so ware issues on Virtual environments, PC, servers, and storage solutions. Strong Windows Server Enterprise/Standard LAN skills in a multi-site, multi-server, enterprise environment.

Provide and demonstrate technical leadership in the design and engineering of Active Directory, Group Policy, ADFS, and Windows server systems that meet business requirements.

Comprehensive knowledge of Backup/Restore technologies, policies, and procedures. Fast-paced, quick thinker with an eye for details. Adhere to and maintain best practices in design for rapid deployment of all IT services.


Supervisor, Windows Systems at Carhartt, Inc., Dearborn May 2017 – October 2018

Supervised Systems Engineers and Windows Technicians responsible for the overall data center virtualization environment.

Worked with all branches of IT to become PCI-DSS certified. Achieved success in moving Windows Server workloads to an enterprise cloud environment. Integrated Office 365 with on-premises installation of Exchange. Cut IT Budget by 10% by utilizing managed services in both private and public cloud. Implemented a Hyper Converged Cisco HyperFlex system. Utilized AppDynamics and SolarWinds to monitor critical applications. Managed all IT vendor relationships, negotiated contracts, and maintained a balanced budget.

Developed and managed all IT policies and procedures. Server Systems Engineer at Little Caesar Enterprises, Detroit 2013 – 2017

IT top tier support relating to technical issues involving Microso ’s core business technologies, as well as procurement of virtual environments built on VMware. Designed production HA single sign on environments with ADFS 2.0 and 3.0. Supporting Office 365, SharePoint online, IBM connections and other enterprise web applications. Coordinate with directors and management on all IT-related design and engineering that include needs assessment, preparation, planning and execution of complex issues and DETAILS






Conflict Management

Capacity Planning

Strategic planning & Execution

Technology planning and Direction

Contract Negotiation

Change Management

tasks. Collaborate, work as a cohesive unit on designing and developing projects, company vision and goals, new technology and cost cutting/budgeting strategies. Implement and support disaster recovery solutions using EMC Avamar, VMware SRM and other backup so ware.

Designed and maintained RDS using Windows Server 2012 R2 to provide remote apps. Provide design, technical planning, implementation, and support of various archiving solutions at designated locations worldwide.

Key roles in the design and build out of data centers in all 7 of the Ilitch owned companies. Installed and maintained EMC XtremIO and VNX Storage systems. Creating and managing Windows server file shares and permissions. Technical Services Supervisor at Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Farmington Hills

2009 – 2013

Oversee day-to-day technical support and system administration for corporate and local distribution center offices.

Design, implement, and manage our VMware environment. Maintain and support our help desk, online ordering, FTP, and vendor created applications throughout the company.

Designed and maintained RDS using Windows Server 2012 to provide remote apps. Creating and managing Windows server file shares using DFS. Maintained and supported disaster recovery solutions using EMC Avamar and VMware SRM. Systems Support Specialist at Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Farmington Hills

2006 – 2009

Install and configure servers and desktops in a network environment. Help Blue Line colleagues with computer issues.

Computer upgrades, virus removal, data recovery, installations and networking. Manage and monitor standalone servers.

Active Directory OU, GPO, and account creation/deletion. CERTIFICATIONS

ITIL® Foundation

MS Windows Server 2012 Administration

MCPS: Microso Certified Professional

MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration

MCSA: Windows 7

MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician


Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti

2004 – 2006

Computer Information Systems - In Progress

Schoolcra College, Livonia

2000 – 2003

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