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Engineer Network

Location:
East Rutherford, New Jersey, 07073, United States
Salary:
130k
Posted:
May 08, 2019

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David Santora

VIRTUALIZATION HYPER-CONVERGED SYSTEMS CLOUD SOLUTIONS INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING

IT Infrastructure & Network Operations professional with progressive experience managing server infrastructures and network operations, designing, deploying, and administering enterprise networks, data center, security, Cloud, and storage architectures to consistently achieve high availability and performance.

Professional Achievements

oDesigned and implemented a Nutanix Hyper-converged Enterprise Cloud solution for Shiseido America; conducted initial client assessment and analysis for a multisite infrastructure created the site design, implemented network resources, and monitored the usage of Nutanix resources.

oReduced infrastructure costs 63% at Shiseido America, decreasing overhead on hardware, power and cooling by consolidating data center architectures onto new virtualized platforms.

oAchieved 99% uptime and significantly improved support response times at Shiseido America by designing and implementing a global Orion SolarWinds performance-monitoring solution consisting of over 500 network devices and 700 servers.

oManaged and supported hardware and software operations at Kearney Federal Savings; coordinated IT platforms and services for 45 branches and four hubs, including more than 200 Windows servers, ensuring 24/7 coverage of IT resources for 1,200 employees.

oDesigned and implemented a disaster and recovery solution at Alliance Time using HP 3Par StoreServ 7200 storage.

Skills

VMware Design

Hyper Converged Systems

Azure, and Office 365

Migration Restructure Active Directory

SolarWinds Monitoring Tools

Cisco design and administrator

Storage Management

IT Infrastructure support

Work History

Global Infrastructure, Network, And Cloud Engineer, 02/2018 to 03/2019

Alliance Time – New York, NY

Deployed Office 365 Migrations and administration, configuration and deployment for a Hybrid environment, migrated mailboxes, Resource. Along with testing and Lab configuration with Azure deployments.

Designed cloud solutions with Microsoft Azure environments and topologies, Migrated and deployed various workloads. Setup DR and backup solutions deploy hybrid azure AAD environments, SSO application support, MFA and managed security and monitoring. Strong PowerShell scripting, Automation, JSON Templates

Proficient in Windows 2008/2012/2016: Restructured and Redesigned Active Directory to improve management of users, computers, Expertise in GPO, DNS, DHCP and File Servers.

VMware Infrastructure Engineer, Responsible for designing, managing, monitoring, maintaining the performance of vSphere 6.0 Datacenter. Including but not limited to Deploying ESXi hosts, performing network and storage and compute configurations. Build and maintained virtual infrastructure, including 3 v-centers for DevOps, Production environments and managed services.

Managed Data Center resources by Architecting, managing and implemented DR test for HPE 3Par StoreServ 7200, HP Blade System Center C7000, and VMware 6.0 datacenters. Created CPG, Provision volumes and managed storage tiering to give maximum reliability and performance. Implemented, installed, configured, and supported day-to-day storage administration task with all storage related duty such as break-fix, capacity forecasting, performance monitoring and reporting,

Managed firewalls, VPN's, remote SSL VPN, security design, network and server monitoring both on and off site.

Provided preventative maintenance, support and management for Cisco infrastructure switches and routers for colocation and multisite infrastructure.

Successfully planned, Migrated, deployed and managed Office 365 Teams, skype for business unified call center solutions, calling plans, call queues and auto attendants. Online Exchange, and SharePoint solutions.

Barracuda, Veeam protection services, for office 365 and virtual and physical workloads.

Supported Devops, BI environments, for retail e-commerce website. managed and supported Admins at 6 locations.

Managed vendors, POC, forecasting for upgrades and end of life equipment.

IT Infrastructure and Network Engineer, 01/2016 to 01/2018

Shiseido America Inc – Rutherford, NJ

Successfully Implemented and designed Nutanix Hyper converged Enterprise Cloud solution for a large global retail company. Performed initial client assessment and analysis for a multisite infrastructure. Responsible for creating site design, network resources, and monitored the usage of Nutanix resources. Achieved Objectives with a reduction in TCO, IT Spending, Increased automation and business intelligence.

Cisco, Proficient in switching and routing. Including VLAN's, Trunks, EtherChannel, Layer3 Interfaces, and TCP/IP, VOIP, QoS, Global WAN improving security, increase usability, and improve network performance

VMware Infrastructure Engineer, Responsible for designing, managing, monitoring, maintaining the performance of vSphere 5.5 Datacenter. Including but not limited to Deploying ESXi hosts, performing network and storage configurations. Virtualized physical servers to consolidate data center, reduce power, cooling and savings on 63% hardware costs. Support for 300+ Virtual Windows and Linux servers in a multisite environment. Proficient with vRealize Operation 5.5, Automation, NSX, vSAN, and SDDC

Storage Design and Management for multiple solutions in a multi-tenant environment. Responsible for complex provisioning, advanced maintenance, data replication, disaster recovery, data migration and documentation for our storage and backup environments Including EMC VNX 5300, 3150 series, QNAP, and Synology, ETC.

SolarWinds Monitoring: designed and Implemented a global Orion SolarWinds performance-monitoring solution. consisting of over 500 network devices and 700 servers. Troubleshooting configuration issues. Creating alerts to notify responsible departments. Resulting in 99% up time and quicker responds to network and server issues.

Deployed Office 365 Migrations and administration for multi-tenant environment, configuration and deployment for a Hybrid environment, migrated mailboxes, Resource and Room Mailboxes.

Performed Proof of Concept, Future sizing, Vendor Management, and support agreements. Maintain accurate and current documentation of LAN Technology installation settings, specifications, and floor plans.

Expertise in both businesses led and IT projects and new initiatives.

Sr. IT System Engineer, 01/2013 to 01/2015

Kearny Federal Savings – Fairfield, NJ

Responsible for Managing and monitoring the banks Infrastructure, VMware design, server consolidation SAN/NAS Management, Firewalls and network security infrastructure, developed server-based standards, guidelines and policies.

Redesigned Active Directory (AD) to improve management of users, computers and group policies,

Managed and supported hardware and software operations at 45 branches and 4 hubs, including more than 200 Windows 2008, 2012 servers providing 24/7 service to 1200 employees.

VMware design, plan, and Consolidate, along with disaster recovery scenario.

Review of server infrastructure, including taking proactive measures to ensure continued stability and assist in the development and or revision of server-based standards, guidelines and policies as determined by internal stake holders.

IT System Manager/ Network Engineer, 02/2000 to 02/2013

Ballet Jewels LLC – New York, NY

Solely responsible for managing and maintaining this firm\'s IT requirements.

Provided IT Systems Engineering, Managed the (NOC), LAN/WAN/VPN Admin, VMware Admin, AD, DNS, DHCP, and GPO.

Design and implement high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solutions.

Managed and supported hardware and software operations at 4 locations and a Colocation, including more than 55 Windows 2008, 2012 servers providing 24/7 Support to 200 employees.

Managed multiple Migrations: including P2Vto a SAN/NAS environment with 3 VNX host, migrated over to Exchange 2010, Windows 2008 to 2012 migration.

Managed all IT and network system deployment and maintenance including all Exchange, Windows Infrastructure, Wireless communications, local networks and mobile Communications.

Evaluated and selected appropriate anti-virus and intrusion detection software for email to ensure complete and continuous coverage with no security breaches.

Create operational policies, procedures, standards, guidelines and best practices.

Assess new innovative technologies, mission critical systems, security, and communications and business continuity.

Education

Information Technology Management: Information Systems Management, 1995

Dover Business College - Dover, NJ

Microsoft Certified System Engineer, 2008

MCSE, Network + A+

Core Essentials Program for Business Coaching, 2011

Coach U - Online



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