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Active Directory Manager

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted:
December 12, 2018

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Leonard C. Bryson

*** **. ******* ****, ***: ****, Lee”s Summit, Mo. 64086

Mobile: 817-***-****

Letter of Introduction

I am interested in exploring Information Technology, Program or Technology Management opportunities within your organization. Enclosed please find my resume` which will provide you with details concerning my work history of experience, education, technical training, and other characteristics required to be a successful manager.

I have multiple years as a Supervisory experience, in Information Technology management, supervising technical personnel, delegating/monitoring project assignments and drafting performance standards/appraisals. I am comfortable in environments that require self-motivation, personal organization, team building and managing multiple priorities using problem-solving skills to make quick accurate decisions. I prefer to use Participative management style of team building (Ken Blanchard).

I have strong leadership, negotiation skills, willingness to share knowledge through mentoring others and willingly supportive of IT operational initiatives.

I appreciate the time spent reviewing my credentials. References provided immediately upon request.

Sincerely,

/s/

Leonard C. Bryson MCITP+

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Resume’

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Leonard C. Bryson

795 NW. Donovan Road, Apt: 2103, Lee’s Summit, Mo. 64086

817-***-**** (Mobile)

Summary:

MCSE Server 2003 and MCITP/MCTS Server 2008 and 2012 – certified professional with 20+ years of experience in Information Technology Management and Window Server Administration. Experienced System Administrator in managing the various key components of Windows Active Directory / Directory Services (such as DHCP, DNS, Domain, Groups, Domains, Forests and Sites), experienced with daily monitoring and maintenance with Active Directory (AD) Infrastructure and installing/repairing IAVA Security Updates which were derived from Retina Scans (provided by Information Assurance Security personnel). In addition, troubleshooting experience by identifying, determining problem resolutions and documenting problems using BMC Remedy ITSM application for incident/change management. Managed large- scale deployment projects installing Windows operating system upgrades on personal computer and file server migrations (from Win2003 through Win2008/R2).

Skills:

Proficient with various Desktop / File Sever troubleshooting techniques with Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008/R2, Windows Exchange Server 2003, 2007 & 2010.

Experience:

CACI Corporation (deployed to Kabul Afghanistan) and eventually (transferred to Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan)

Systems Administrator

January 2016 through May 2016

Continued in previously assigned duties. Working as a Systems Administrator in support of the US Army customer base (Military and Contractor personnel) whom required Information Technology support for software applications installation and configuration as well as hardware installation and configuration. Provide customer support of highest quality. Maintain Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 & 2013 On-Premise environment, extensively worked with Microsoft 2008/R2 and 2012 Server in performing daily duties of Active Directory management and account creation, password resetting and establishing permissions for users and organization as needed. In addition to deploying workstations and re-imaging when needed, otherwise determining the root cause during trouble–shooting. In addition, built and configured workstations using the US Army configuration to create and repair or replace inoperable personal computers. While also installing drivers for graphics. Network interface cards, printers, updating BIOS and installed specified software onto desktop clients\ depending upon what department it was to be assigned to for client usage.

L3 Communications, Corp/Network Security Systems [NSS]

.Systems Administrator

July 2015 through January 2016

Working as a Systems Administrator in support of the US Army customer base (Military and Contractor personnel) required Information Technology support for software applications installation and configuration as well as hardware installation and configuration. Provide customer support of highest quality. Maintain Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 & 2013 On-Premise environment, extensively worked with Microsoft 2008/R2 and 2012 Server in performing daily duties of Active Directory management and account creation, password resetting and establishing permissions for

users and organization as needed. In addition to deploying workstations and re-imaging when needed, otherwise determine the root cause of during trouble–shooting.

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Remington College

Lead, Computer and Network Administration Instructor

July 2014 – July 2015

Provided training in a classroom setting on the various on MCITP/MCEDST/MCTS2008, CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ courses of study in order that the students may acquire an Associate in Science degree in Computer and Network Administration, coupled with the requiremen acquire Microsoft and CompTIA certifications (via Prometric or Pearson Vue Testing Examinations Centers

Cyber Coders, Inc.

Systems Engineer

November 2013 - May 2014

Open Technology Groups contract with Department of Treasury at their Western Center Facility (WCF), 9000 Blue Mound Road, Fort Worth, TX.

Worked with Windows Server 2008/R2, Active Directory (enabling User Accounts), monitoring Network environment which consisted of Dell Blade Servers (93) devices, connected through Cisco gigabit switches and fiber backbone.

Maintained Client Workstations and Laptops by imaging hard drives for Client Workstation which ran Windows 7 Enterprise (x64).

Established and maintained connectivity for peripheral devices in support of the user population. Other activities included drafting Remedy Incident Reports for problem identification and resolution or escalation to DOT/Washington DC Facility for Tier III support.

Created a Virtual Machine Ware Workstation 10 environment on a Toshiba Satellite i5 Notebook configured with 16 mbs RAM and 1 tbs HDD, which hosted a Windows 8.1 Enterprise operating system. VMWare Labs consisted of (1) Windows Server Enterprise 2008/R2 (Domain Controller), (2) Windows Server Enterprise 2008/R2 (Member Server) on which a full implementation of Microsoft Exchange 2010 and SP1 was installed and configured.

Created a Windows 7 Enterprise Client in VM Ware with completing installation of Microsoft Office Professional 2010. (4) Windows Server 2012 Data Center (Evaluation Copy) and (a) installed Microsoft SQL Server 2008/SP1, (b) Microsoft SQL Server 2008/SP3, (c) Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SP1. This installation included installation of (d) Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and (e) Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 as well. Final application installed was (f) Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and SP1. The purpose of SCCM2012 is to learn automated software deployment and inventory hardware configurations throughout the network environment.

ITT Exelis Mission Systems (deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan)

Systems Administrator

July 2012 – June 2013

Performed Tier II Network support. duties to include but not limited to creating/monitoring/relocating Exchange Mailboxes, resetting passwords, enabling/disabling Users and Computer accounts in Active Directory (Directory Services), establishing OUs, Groups (distribution & security), creating Users Accounts and other objects related to items defined in ACDU. In addition to installing Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) on the network resources to ensure that file servers, desktops and notebook computers have the latest Security Patches (captured using SCCM/WSUS Client) installed.

Required to troubleshoot hardware and software problems that are documented in the Remedy Ticketing Systems. Remedy is used by all personnel to define problems that occur during daily operation of the network and its associated resources attached to the network. As well as providing support on Clients & Servers on all three enclaves. Resolving Information Technology Problem(s) / Incident(s) are tracked through the daily usage of the Remedy Tracking System. Remedy is used for defining problems to Tier I (Help Desk Admin) and documenting resolutions for Tier II (Systems Administrator) and escalating to Tier III (Network, Enterprise, Schema, Domain Admins) when permissions to perform tasking is outside the job scope of Tier II.

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Remington College

Lead, Computer and Network Administration Instructor

April 2011 – July 2012

Provided training in a classroom setting on the various on MCITP/MCSE/MSDST/MCTS2008, CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ (all CompTIA continuing education (CE) courses of study) i order that the students may acquire an Associate in Science degree in Computer and Network Administration, coupled with the requirement to ascertain Microsoft and CompTIA certifications (via Prometric or Pearson Vue Examinations).

Planned, configured and installed a standalone LAN Room Lab environment for hands-on training to include teaching students how to plan, install, and configure Windows Server 2008 /R2 and Windows 7 Desktop Clients. Other duties assigned were working as the Local Technology Coordinator at Remington College campus in Fort Worth, TX. This tasking involves maintaining existing Windows 7 (32bit & 64bit) and Windows XP (32bit) on Acer, Lenova and Dell Desktops.

Configured Dell Computer Corp, Mac Books, Acer and Toshiba Laptops throughout the college campus, in addition to Windows Server 2008 /R2 Active Directory interaction with Password resets, adding new Users, joining Users to Groups, attaching network devices for both Administrative Staff and Student population. In addition, to continuing in the capacity as Lead, Computer & Network Administration Instructor as identified above.

Full-Time Student

Dec 2009 – Dec 2010

Attended Tech Skills Learning Center. In order to acquire new Microsoft Certifications on various Operating Systems and Application products, using textbooks, exercises and hands-on labs. I successfully completed their prescribed course of study. Successfully pass the required certification examinations to ascertain Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer with Security+, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator with Security, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator and Microsoft Certified Professional, since March 2000.

BMC Solutions, Inc.

Large Client Manager (Project Manager)

Oct 2007 - May 2009

Managed operational budget, expenditures and allocated bonus ratios as well as pay raise percentages while maintaining the prescribe budget levels set. Recruiting, hiring, terminations, monitored training completions and certifications acquired.

Supervised 24 Field Service Engineers scheduled work hours. Reviewed performance standards and wrote performance appraisals for 24 employees.

Successfully managed 24 employees that resided on 14 Teams located at 14 remote locations.

Participated in meetings with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.

Monitored Field Service Engineers participation in the various Training certifications completed on Desktops, Laptops and Printers in order to achieve significant improvement

Nov 2004 - Nov 2006

Purchased a tandem dump truck & trailer and acquired a Texas Commercial Driver’s License (CDL

Contracted with Rock Brokers, Inc. and Atkins Management Corporation (AMC) for the expressed purpose of collecting aggregate products (Sand and Gravel) from T Xi's quarries and deliver (within a 20 county area) the requested product to the desired locations (construction sites), private customers)) and TXI Ready Mix Plant(s) in a timely manner.

Defense Contract Audit Agency

Information Technology two separate LAN Rooms from scratch to include all the agency’s communications and electronic connectivity. This included Category 5E cable, Frame Relay, long distance circuitry as well as establishing Demarcation Point. Contract with General Services Administration (GSA) to install and configure dedicated electronic circuitry with isolated grounds throughout the newly constructed LAM Rooms. Requisition

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file server storage cabinets to house Information Technology hardware to include file servers, printers and other communications devices. Daily monitoring and maintenance of Active Directory (AD) infrastructure, network security, Disaster Recovery readiness, client-file servers, server-based applications, 2003 Exchange Mail Server and Help desk Operations at the Regional Office and provide remote support for 58 field offices.

Responsible for managing multiple network expansion projects, security challenges, network data recovery (for Users & File Servers) and Veritas Data Backup planning.

Instrumental in the designing, installing supported remotely located local and wide area networking environments for the 58 field offices. This included providing offices with customer support for computers and file servers, managing tape backups & offsite storage rotation. Regional IT Office maintained a 98% customer satisfaction throughout the region.

Managed large-scale deployment projects installing MS Windows Product upgrades, personal computer replacement, operating system upgrading (from Win98 through WinXP Pro and Microsoft Office Suites 97 through XP) and file servers migrations (from Novell v2.11, Novell Netware 4.11, Windows Server NT, Win2000 through Win2003 and peripheral device installations for 75 DCAA field offices (58 LAN/WAN Sites over a sixteen state region).

Education:

A.S. Computer Programming, Kansas City Kansas Community College

B.S. Human Resources Management, Friends University

TechSkills Learning Center (MCSE2003)

New Horizon Learning Center (Project Office 2007)

Crosswinds PM, Inc. (Project Management)

MICROSOFT Certifications:

MCP-ID: 1846074

MCITP Server 2008: Windows Server 2008/R2 Administration

MCITP Exchange Server 2010: Enterprise Messaging Administrator

MCTS Server 2008: W2K8 Network Infrastructure, W2K8 Active Directory

MCSE/MCSA Server 2003 and

MCP Server NT V4.0

CompTIA Certifications:

CompTIA-ID: 002021179

CompTIA A+ (CE)

Network+ (CE)

Security+ (GFL) &

Security+ (CE)

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