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Over 10 years of experience in Information Technology.
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to interact at all levels.
Detail-oriented with proven track record of delivering solution on time with minimal impact to production.
BBH Jersey City, NJ Apr 2018 - Present
Sr. Windows and VMWare Engineer - AVP
Build, configure and troubleshoot windows 2012 – 2019 operating system in multi-domain multi-forest environment.
Install, upgrade and troubleshoot windows AD, DNS and DHCP related issue.
Architect, configure and migrated existing VMware infrastructure to more robust configuration.
Install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot VMWare ESX 5.5 / 6.x in multi-site linked-mode environment including system hardening policies.
Build, setup and configure highly efficient datacenter with IBM Flex System with ThinkCenter Blades in heavily virtualized environment.
Consolidate, built and deployed new VDI infrastructure in active / passive environment for DR event.
Automate processes using PowerShell where applicable throughout infrastructure.
Participate in live DR test twice a year to validate BCP and make improvements where needed.
Configure and troubleshoot SQL 2016 / 2014 / 2012 related issues in always-on and clustered environment.
Provisioned storage and troubleshoot problems related to storage in physical and virtual environment.
Monitor all corporate servers using Solarwinds, vRealizeOpsMgr and Nimsoft monitoring solution.
Manage, create and troubleshoot existing active directory integrated DFS and CIFS shares in multisite configuration.
Manage critical / security patches on all windows servers globally using WSUS / Shavlik Patch Management via group policy.
Build, deploy and support Red Hat and other Linux flavor servers within corporate infrastructure.
Actively worked on security remediation projects to remediate vulnerabilities detected by JIRA.
Work with InfoSec, Developers and Engineering teams on collaboration projects as required.
Fragomen Worldwide Matawan, NJ Apr 2016 - Mar 2018
Systems and Data Center Engineer
Implement, configure, and troubleshoot servers 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 servers in companies Client and Firm side production, Sandbox, DEV, QA environments including small Linux environment.
Install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot VMWare ESX 5.x / 6.x in multi-site environment using SRM 5.x / 6.x environments including system hardening policies.
Actively working software team in assisting with internal Connect application deployment on weekly basis.
Currently working on POC buildout of Cisco UCS and Pure Storage with VMWare Infrastructure.
Manage, create and troubleshoot existing active directory integrated DFS and CIFS shares, Double-take file replication.
Worked on internal / external SSO project using ping one, ping federate and ADFS services with SAML 2.0.
Actively worked on Azure Cloud migration project including build, manage and configuration of new infrastructure.
Involved in planning and implementation of new datacenter buildout / migration to Hyperconverged environment using Nutanix from existing datacenter to new one.
Lead SNOW as SaaS, Zerto, Illumio / NSX initiatives, Akamai, and RSA MFA projects from start to finish..
Troubleshoot SQL 2016 / 2014 / 2012 / 2008 related issues for database servers in always-on and clustered environment.
Provisioned storage and troubleshoot problems on EMC VNX 5700 / 5600, and VNXe 3150 series and HP MSA’s.
Build, Install, configure, troubleshoot, manage and upgrade HP Blade Center infrastructure as well as HP ProLiant series servers including hardware refresh.
Write / modify PowerShell scripts when necessary to automate deployment in the environment.
Monitor all corporate servers using SolarWinds / vCOPS and HP SIM Server.
Build, deploy and support Red Hat and other Linux flavor servers in PROD environment.
Configure, upgrade and manage backup solution using HP MSL library using Veritas NetBackup 6.x and 7.x
Troubleshoot issues with Citrix XEN App desktop 7.5 environment as required including NetScaler VPX Gateway.
Worked on multiple security project including RSA (Security Analytics), eCAT, Tenable / Nessus Scanner, Spirion (Identity Finder), Symantec Scan Engine, Splunk.
Manage critical / security patches on all servers globally using WSUS Patch Management via group policy.
Actively worked on security remediation projects to remediate vulnerabilities detected by system expert scans.
Manage Cisco MDS Fiber Channel Switch’s 41xx, 91xx and 94xx series
Assist SharePoint developers on IIS and .NET related issues including CERT creation.
Cadwalader New York, NY Aug 2015 - Feb 2016
Windows Systems Engineer
Led Active Directory 2012 R2 migration and restructuring project from legacy domain environment.
Installed, configured, upgrade and troubleshoot servers 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 servers in production environment.
Update SPs / CUs using PowerShell scripts and troubleshoot Exchange 2010 related issues in server 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 virtualized environment as well as granular level restores when required.
Installed, configured, upgrade and troubleshoot VMWare ESX 5.x / SRM 5.x in multi-site environment using Power CLI.
Troubleshoot BES 10.x and 5.x server related issues and AirWatch 6.5 for mobile devices.
Built, configured, troubleshoot, and managed IBM and HP Blade Center infrastructure for VM and Physical Servers.
Worked on decommissioning legacy servers and moved application to latest windows platform.
Troubleshoot IBM X Series and HP ProLiant series servers.
Monitored corporate servers using SCOM 2012 in addition to VCenter server monitoring using vCOPS & SolarWinds.
Troubleshoot issues with Citrix XEN App 5.x / 7.x environment as required including NetScaler VPX Gateway.
Provisioned and troubleshoot EMC Isilon, VNX 5600 / 5300, and VNXe 3150 series including datadomain and recoverpoint.
Managed critical / security patches on all servers globally using WSUS 3.0 SP2 Patch Management using group policy.
Configured, managed and troubleshoot backup related issues using EMC Avamar and perform restores when necessary.
Managed, created and troubleshoot existing active directory integrated DFS and CIFS shares.
Troubleshoot Filesite (Document Management) related issues when needed.
Troubleshoot and maintained SQL 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 related issues for all database servers.
DTCC Jersey City, NJ May 2015 - Aug 2015
Windows Security Engineer
Implemented, configured and troubleshoot 3rd party applications like Tripwire, Splunk and QRadar in windows server environment.
Managed and deployed windows security patches on corporate servers using SCCM 2007.
Deployed and troubleshoot security application related issues on windows 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 servers.
Monitored windows servers using j-OVAL for continuous security monitoring as well as running daily integrity scans.
Direct Edge Jersey City, NJ Apr 2013 - Apr 2015
Installed, configured, upgrade and troubleshoot servers 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 / 2003 in multi-domain Active Directory environment including group policies.
Troubleshoot Exchange 2013 / 2010 / 2007 related issues in server 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 environment.
Installed, configured and troubleshoot BES 10.x and 5.x server related issues and including mobile device management (MDM).
Supported company’s internal applications platforms in production environments in the team of 4 engineers.
Installed, configured, upgrade and troubleshoot VMWare V-Cloud suite 4.x and 5.x in production, back-office and QA environments including system hardening policies.
Built, configured, troubleshoot, and upgrade HP ProLiant series Infrastructure including hardware refresh projects.
Installed, troubleshoot and maintain SQL 2012 / 2008 R2 cluster related issues in production and back-office environment.
Monitored all corporate servers using SCOM and manage hardware alerts via HP SIM server.
Configured and troubleshoot 3rd party applications like Tripwire, Service-Now and Domain-Time in enterprise environment.
Troubleshoot HP XP, EVA and 3-Par storage related issues when necessary.
Managed windows / application patching on all corporate servers using application like Quest Patch Authority, Shavlik, WSUS and SolarWind Patch Management.
Configured, upgraded and managed data archival solution using HP Data Protector 6.x to 8.x.
Configured, troubleshoot and manage HP D2D systems and manage backups of critical systems.
Installed, configured and upgrade Symantec antivirus on corporate servers using custom policies.
Managed and troubleshoot DFS stores including storage migration in back-office environment.
Built and troubleshoot SharePoint farm issues in production and back-office environment as necessary.
Axis Capital New York, NY May 2011 – Apr 2013
Worked in a global team environment providing day to day administration of Windows 2003 / 2008 R2 infrastructure management using Active Directory.
Installed, configured and troubleshoot Exchange 2010 / 2007 related issues in 2008 / 2003 Active Directory environment using exchange management console / shell.
Played active role in all projects including Active Directory / Exchange migration, software updates and rollouts.
Configured and troubleshoot Blackberry Server related issues including device management and upgrades.
Configured and support 3rd party mobile devices for corporate email and data management for executives.
Configured and troubleshoot Symantec Enterprise Vault related issues in global user environment.
Troubleshoot Citrix XEN-app related issues using Management Console.
Worked on DFS clusters and troubleshoot WAFS related issues on daily basis.
Installed and troubleshoot Symantec Endpoint Protection clients in corporate environment, including rollouts.
Configured and managed Print Clusters to manage all network devices including all-in-one devices.
Support remote users on VMware and Hyper-V Servers with standard corporate applications.
Assist with setup of new Router / Switches, UPS, Servers, and PDU's in server rooms for new office buildouts.
Used LANDesk to rollout Win 7 / XP to desktop including software deployment and patch management.
Designed / developed standard desktop environment and prepared system images for deployment using Ghost.
Installed, configured and troubleshoot Safenet and PGP authentication related issues for corporate users.
Managed VOIP solution with Cisco Call Manager and Unity Voice Messaging System for NY User Group.
Installed, configured and troubleshoot iPhone and iPad’s for corporate executives.
Online Resources Princeton, NJ Mar 2011 – May 2011
Managed production and back office environment using Windows 2008 / 2003 Active Directory.
Migrated and troubleshoot Exchange 2010 / 2003 related issue for corporate location.
Managed blackberry devices / account management using BES 5.1.
Played active role in all corporate projects including exchange 2010.
Setup user mailboxes and built images for servers / workstations using Symantec Ghost.
Installed, configured and maintain patch management using Shavlik on monthly bases.
Designed and develop standard server and desktop images for deployment using Ghost.
Installed, configured and manage McAfee Antivirus and Endpoint Protection on all corporate systems.
Configured, maintain and troubleshoot Print Server including all multifunctional network devices.
Installed, configured and troubleshoot Windows 7 / XP related problems on needed basis.
Deployed and troubleshoot RSA Server related issues.
Epsilon Interactive New York, NY Apr 2006 – Dec 2010
Windows Systems Administrator
Built, configured, managed and troubleshoot Windows 2008 / 2003 / 2000 servers in multi-domain corporate environment.
Installed, configured and maintain VMWare and ZEN servers for Prod, Dev & QA environments with windows and Linux OS.
Installed, configured, troubleshoot, manage and maintain exchange 2007 cluster / 2003 / 2000 servers.
Played active role in all projects including AD domain migration, exchange migration and antivirus rollout using migration tools / group policies.
Troubleshoot email related issues on Cisco IronPort’s to ensure proper routing.
Configured, troubleshoot and manage Blackberry BES Server 4.x and active sync for mobile device management.
Monitored and troubleshoot Windows 2008 / 2003 / 2000 OS related problems.
Performed monthly maintenance on all Windows based server for security / vulnerability patches.
Maintained, configure and manage tape backups with backup exec on daily bases to ensure all jobs are completed.
Managed one junior support person and assist on day to day support if needed.
Built and upgrade Images for all the desktop and laptops as needed on Ghost Server.
Published and maintain corporate applications via Citrix Presentation Server 4.x.
Installed, configured, built and manage endpoint protection, SharePoint 2003 and WSUS server.
Managed VOIP / Cisco Call Manager and Unity Voice Messaging System for NY User Group
Deployed and troubleshoot RSA authentication related issues.
Installed, configured and maintain Print Server to manage all network based printers and multi-function devices.
Supported remote users on VMWare Server with all standard applications.
Supported MAC users’ onsite and remote office on day to day issues.
Created, configured and managed user accounts on SalesLogix Server.
Operating Systems: Windows 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2008 R2 / Windows 8.x / Windows 7, Linux, UNIX, MAC OS X
Databases: MS SQL Server 2016 / 2014 / 2012 / 2008, Oracle 11 / 10g
Intranet/Internet: IIS 8 / 7 / 6, SharePoint Server 2016 / 2012 / 2010
Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, WINS, DNS, SMTP, FTP, ADS, POP / IMAP, VPN
Mail: Exchange 2016 / 2013 / 2010, Outlook 13 / 10 / 07, Lotus mail, CC: Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, Google Postini, OCS 2007 / LYNC 2013 / 2016
Software: Office 2016 / 2013 Suite, WSUS 4.0 / 3.0, PowerShell V2 / 3 / 4(DSC), Project, Visio, BES 12 / 10 / 5.x, SharePoint 2003 / 2007, VMware Server / Workstation, Netscape Browsers, IE 11 / 10 / 9, Firefox, Vantive, Remedy, HEAT, GWI, TrackIT, Service Now, Control IT, Novell NetWare 4.x / 5.x XEN XE Enterprise, XEN App 4.5 / 5, VMware ESX / V-Sphere Client, Microsoft Hyper-V, Symantec Backup Exec / NetBackup, MS Forefront, Lotus Notes 4.5 / 5.1 / 8.5 / 9.1, Oracle 8.x, LANDesk Suite, SalesLogix, Wise Install, KIX, MSI Installer, Documentum / PC Docs, MS OneNote, RSA Server, Citrix ICA / Metaframe, Altiris Suite, Symantec Endpoint 11.x / 12.x Suite, Symantec Enterprise Vault, Norton Antivirus, Inoculate IT, Trendmicro, Microsoft Great Plains 8.x, Norton Ghost, Checkpoint VPN / Firewall, Nortel Extranet, iPass, Cisco AnyConnect, Reflections 10, Sybase, SAP, Filezilla, Cute FTP, PeopleSoft, Cognos, Soloman, Hyperion, Safenet, PGP, Big Brother Monitoring, Site Scope, Bloomberg, FactSet, SNL, HP Data Protector 6.x / 8.x, Tripwire Log Center and Tripwire Enterprise, Quest Patch Authority 8.x / 9.x, Change Auditor, Splunk, HP SIM 7.x, Domain Time, SCOM 12 / 07, SCCM / SMS / WSUS, SolarWinds Patch Management, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, AD Manage, Accellion / Kite Works, Secure link, RSA, LanSweeper, Veritas NetBackup, SecureLink, Zerto, JIRA
Hardware: HP / Dell Servers, HP / Dell Blade, IBM X Series, Cisco UCS, Laptops, Tablets, Nutanix HCI, HP XP and 3 PAR storage, EMC VNX 5300 / 5400 / 5600 / 5700, ISILON, VNXe 3150, Datadomain, EMC Recoverpoint (CDP), Pure Flash Stack, EMC Avamar, Spectralogic Backup Library, HP Tape Library, NetScalar VPX, Emulex Fiber Cards, Mellanox Network Cards, Hubs, Routers, Cisco Switches, Wireless, Access points, Network Printers
Appliances: Veritas NetBackup 52xx / 5300, RSA Secure ID 130, IronPort C160 / C370 / C670
Handhelds: Blackberry Z10 / Z30 / 9600/ 8700 / 8800 / 7290 / Curve / Bold, Windows Phone, iPhone, iPads, Android Devices
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Newark, NJ
M.S. Computer Science Jan 2000 - Aug 2001
Kean University Union, NJ
B.A. Biology / Pre-Professional Jul 1994 – May 1998
ITIL Foundation V3 Certified
VMWare VCP 5.5 Certified
MCITP - Server Administrator
MCTS (MS Active Directory – Server 2008)
MCTS (MS Network Infrastructure, Configuring – Server 2008)
MCTS (MS Server Administrator – Server 2008)