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Systems Administration, Desktop Support, SQL Server DBA

Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
March 25, 2019

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Systems administrator and DBA with many years of experience providing technical solutions through high-quality service and support. I really enjoy this work and the great feeling my team experiences by having a successful project completed. I have learned a lot through my tenure and I want to bring my experience to my next set of systems and learn and teach along the way.


Systems Consultant

Thibeau Services LLC October 2017 – Present

Windows Server and SQL Server installation & troubleshooting

Performance tuning & general technical assistance for internal and customer systems.

Engineered, documented, installed & configured hyper-V system for corporate network

o special attention applied to external access for customer systems testing. SQL performance tweaks.

Installation of ERP solutions. Including Desktop support

CentOS Linux support

Database Administrator / Systems & Storage Engineer

Informz Inc. Saratoga Springs, NY June 2008 – April 2017

Managed Windows 2008/2012/2016 servers running on VMWare and Hyper-V virtual hosts

Managed MSSCCM and MSDPM deployments

Created and deployed new servers as requested by development and Dev Ops teams

Managed multiple SQL Server VLDB systems running SQL Server 2008/2012/2014/2016

desktop and end user support.

Installed, Configured and Administered HPE Store Once storage Solutions, 3PAR Fiber Channel Arrays and StoreVirtual VSA Systems

Performed numerous Windows server and MSSQL database server system upgrades

Migrated cloud based SQL system to a merged VMWare HA System utilizing existing hardware

Migrated SQL Server 2008 mirrored HA solution into a 2008R2 N + N clustered HA solution.

Managed SQL Server storage and backup requirements utilizing storage snapshots, native SQL backups and Veeam back up software across hundreds of virtual servers spread across multiple clusters

Networking Support including Cisco ASA, Citrix NetScaler and HP Switch infrastructure

Performed security audits monthly and implemented server side DDL triggers to protect the database instances

Documentation of current systems using html, MS Visio and onsite help desk software

Performed scheduled maintenance where required and feasible using MSSCCM and WSUS

Scheduled System backups using Veeam and native backup software

TSQL/ PowerShell / bash Scripting of repetitive tasks

Off hours systems patching using MSSCCM and WSUS

Managed HPE c7000 blade systems. Managed multiple virtual storage solutions.

CoLo systems suport including Systems capacity planning

CentOS & Debian Linux installs

Installed and maintained Systems monitoring utilizing MSSCOM and Zabbix

Senior Systems Administrator

Roo Inc Malta, NY July 2007 – January 2008

Planned, organized and deployed in a team environment new Windows 2003R2 Infrastructure with MS ADS structure for a newly created business unit.

Installed IBM FastT200 fiber channel SAN. Planned, installed and deployed multiple RHEL server sites for the purpose of video transfers on the internet.

Utilized iSCSI SAN infrastructure for site storage and backups.

Leveraged NIS and LDAP for local and remote administration of IBM and HP servers.

Worked closely with Network staff to utilize F5 load balancing and Cisco firewalls to leverage apache and jboss server farms for high volume transfers of large video files on the internet along.

Installed and Managed MSSQL 2000 server cluster.

Maintained all DNS administration. Managed MySQL servers in a HA environment using Linux-HA software, IBM GPFS file system and database replication.

Storage Engineer / Database Administrator

WurldMedia Inc. Saratoga Springs NY March 2000 – June 2007

Developed and managed growing infrastructures for three major internet sites while assisting with internal network needs for multiple corporate sites.

Cooperated and assisted multiple engineers, with an emphasis in troubleshooting. Assisted with network design and further site implementations utilizing Linux and Windows based servers connected to iSCSI and HP fiber channel SANS.

Managed Both SQL Server 2000 and MySQL database server clusters in a Highly available server environment.

This also included day-to-day site management of all running sites with emphasis on security threat assessment and response.

Managed iSCSI storage utilizing Equallogic SAN Arrays

Migrated SQL Server cluster between multiple arrays to address performance issues.

Database Support Associate

Lilly Software Associates Hampton, NH June 1995 – March 2000

Phone support for Oracle

SQL Server and SQL Base database systems.

Provided on site analysis of customers database systems and network infrastructure.

Documentation of Customer Database Systems.


Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, New Hampshire June 1998

BS Computer Information Systems

McIntosh College Dover, NH January 1995

AA Computer Systems Studies


SQL Server 2008/2012/2014/2016

Scalable MSSQL HA systems

Windows Server 2008/2012/2016

SQL security best practices

TSQL / Powershell / Bash management scripting

Performance Tuning and query Optimization

Hyper-V, Windows Svr & SQLServer Clustering

Veeam Backup Solutions

SolarWinds DPA & REDGate SQLMonitor

HPE Server and Blade Systems

Large scale VLDB database systems


Systems Documentation & change mgnt

Nagios & Zabbix SQL Monitoring

SQLServer Performance Troubleshooting

Citrix NetScalar Load Balancers

HPE 3PAR scalable storage

HPE VSA Virtual Storage

VMWare 5.5/6 cluster management

HPE Store Once Backup Systems

Redhat / Cent OS / Debian Linux Systems

SQL DR Operations -Planning and deployment

IBM GPFS installation on RHEL

BCP / database data import experience

Desktop support

COTS Support

CentOS, RedHat and Debian Linux Support

Apache web server configurations

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