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Windows Server Active Directory

Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
October 21, 2016

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To pursue a professionally satisfying growth and challenging career. Seeking a quality environment where my knowledge can be shared and enriched for the growth of the organization and self.

Summary of Experience

IT Professional with over 3+ years of experience in the area of Virtualization with Installation, Configuration, Administration, Support of Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x/6.x, VMware ESXi 4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5, and VCenter Server 4/5.

Experience in Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, DHCP, File & Print Server, IIS (Web Server), IIS, FTP, Terminal Server, WSUS, Microsoft Clustering, Exchange Mail Server and ISA Server.

Expertise provisioning, building installing and configuration and support of Windows 2008/2008R/2012 Servers, upgrading Windows Server 2003 to Windows 2008 and 2012 on both physical and virtual machines to ensure server compliancy as part of the upgrade/build process.

Experience creating and deployment Lifecycle process to build new Windows Server 2012/2008 server and decommission or update legacy Windows Server 2003 servers.

Expertise web server Administration, installing and managing IIS web server and hosted internal web applications.

Experience in managing multiple Windows system with Microsoft SCCM 2007 providing patch management, remote control, software distribution and OS deployment.

Experience with Virtualization technologies like installing, configuration, administrate ring and supporting enterprise level environments running on VMware ESXi 5.0/5.1/5.5

Datacenter/Server consolidation and virtualization using VMware technologies experience with continuity of operations for large-scale virtualized data centers: strong knowledge of VMware EXSi 4.1/5.0/5.1/5.5 features including vMotions, SvMotion, DRS, SDRS, vSwitch and Distributed vSwitch design.

Experience with x86/x64 Intel, HP & Dell hardware like rack-mounted servers, tower server, desktop, laptop and other peripherals.

Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves Level One problems for users of the mainframe, personal Computer software and hardware, Internet and new computer technology.

Provides one-on-one end-user problem resolution over the phone for user approved Personal Computer (PC) software.

Able to work independently and within a team-spirited environment.

Good knowledge and understanding of the network infrastructure and protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP,etc.,

Technical Skills

OS: Windows Server (2012, 2008 and 2003)

VMware Products: Virtual Infrastructure 4/5 with Virtual Center, ESXi 4.x, ESXi 5.x vMotion, HA, DRS, Managing Resourse pools, ESXi, VMware Workstation, VMware Converter, Virtual Center, ESXi Patch management.

Storage: iSCSI SAN, FC, SAN, NAS, EMC CLARiiON, VMAX, VNX, NetApp 6240, 6040 FAS Solutions

Hardware: Cisco UCS B200’s B250’s, HP BL460C, C-7000, DL580’s

Rack and Cabling: Installations of Hardware, Cable Management.


Bachelor in Business Management & IT

Work Experience

Bredemann Group April 16 to Present

Windows Systems Administrator

Provided the administration of all Windows Server 2008R2/2012 system functions including Active Directory, file services, print services, IIS and event logging.

Monitors from the Data Center, interfaces, network backups, distributed computer systems and print servers to insure they are active and online.

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the network infrastructure in the capacity of server build outs (Windows Server 2008r2 and 2012)

Responsible IT and the client supports and all IT members via phone, e-mail, walk-up and any other means; performs duties of, and substitute for, other Service Desk Operations Analysts when assistance is required. Provides status updates and downtime notifications as required.

Install operating systems and rackup new servers and equipment in Data Center.

Hands on experience to deploy new site, Microsoft AD controller, Primary Secondary DN’s

Responsilble to patch environment through WSUS server.

Perform break-fixes and work maintenance windows as well monitor alerts and logs to ensure maximum uptime.

Configure, support and troubleshoot Active Directory roles and features

Change Hardware components such as hard drives, RAM, Network Cards, Mother Boards, power supplies, etc.

Responsible for monitoring a ticketing system and resolving tickets in a timely manner

Alcoa Inc, Pittsburgh, PA Jan 14 to Apri 2016

Windows Enterprise Systems Administrator

Installed, configured and managed the entire Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 environment running on HP/Dell/Cisco Hardware as well as VMware ESXi.

Consolidate multiple datacenters across multiple sites to a singular datacenter in including Lift and Shift and V2V/P2V for 3000+ servers.

Installed and upgraded VMware ESXi 5.5/5.1/5.0 and 4.1.2 in a total of 2000 ESXi servers and 20000+ virtual Servers.

Build, configure and deploy VMs and templates and Creating, managing multiple snapshots.

Provided administrative level support for Exchange Server 2010 when it came to moves, adds, and changes of mail boxes, and distribution lists.

Configure, support and troubleshoot Active Directory roles and features such as File and print services, IIS, .net framework.

Build Windows Server 2012/2008/2003 Servers on standalone and blade servers

Based on application design

Sensata Technologies Inc, Attleboro, Massachusetts June 13 to Jan 14

Windows Administrator

Provide 1st 2ndlevel support for Windows.

Provides planning and technical support for company installation.

Supported ongoing server consolidation to migrate physical servers to virtual environment

Monitor company servers for spikes in CPU, Memory, and Connection issues and escalate to Technical Owner.

Administer DNS/DHCP – IP Address, Hostname, and CNAME entries

Active Directory user and security group creation create shares and designate permissions, organization units.

Responsible for maintaining & troubleshooting sharing network printers.

Responsible for troubleshooting Internet issues.

Responsible for configuring & troubleshooting Microsoft outlook accounts.

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