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Windows Server Active Directory

Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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Ricardo Salles

Email: acwxzb@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 646-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/ralstonsavings

Certifications:

• Bachelors in Information Systems from Netherlands

• VMware Certified Professional (VCP 4)

Expertise in deploying various Windows builds both Physical and Virtual on HP/IBM/Dell Hardware running ESXi

Microsoft: Windows Server (2012, 2008 and 2003), Windows 8/7/XP, SCCM, WSUS. Hardware: HP Laptops, HP Desktops, Dell, IBM laptops/PCs. Applications: Outlook Exchange, Outlook 2007 FTP, LAN, WAN Active Directory, Remote Desktop, DHCP, DNS, VPN Helpdesk Customer Service Overall 4+ years of Red Hat Linux/Solaris System administration along with 4+ years of VMware/Windows experience.

Racks and Cabling: Installation of Hardware, Cable Management. Summary:

• Overall 5+ years of Windows administration along with 4+ years of Vmware/Windows experience.

• Expertise in deploying various Windows and Linux builds both Physical and Virtual on HP/IBM/Dell Hardware running ESXi.

• Expertise in Administering and supporting Windows 2003/2008/2012 R2 Active Directory (AD), DNS, DHCP, WINS, Sharepoint, Lync, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Exchange 2003/2010.

• Expert in Server Builds, Installs, Upgrades, Patches, Configuration and Performance Tuning in Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 and VMware environments.

• Provide 24/7 support in a 99.999 environment to maintain maximum uptime and ensure server reliability using monitoring products such as SCOM, MOM, HPOVSD and BMC Remedy.

• Implementation, Integration, Problem Resolution, Root Cause Analysis, Quality Assurance, Disaster Recovery, Audits, Hardware/Software OS.

• Overall 7+ years Windows System administration along with 6+ years of VMware/Windows experience.

• Expertise in deploying various Windows builds both Physical and Virtual on HP/IBM/Dell Hardware running ESXi.

• Expertise in building, configuring and upgrading HP-7000 Enclosures utilizing OA, VCEM, HP Virtual Connect Support Utility.

• Expertise in designing build/configure documentation related to Solaris/RHEL via Jumpstart/Kickstart

• Work in a datacenter environment to rack and stack all physical hardware, rack servers, HP enclosures, NetApp Storage Solution and Cisco Switches. Technical Skills:

Ricardo Salles

Email: acwxzb@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 646-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/ralstonsavings

Professional Experience:

TCS, Memphis, TN Jan’16 to Present

Windows Administrator / VMware engineer

• Application Maintenance, Performance Tuning, Upgrades, OS Backups, Migrations, User Account Maintenance, Storage Management, Patch Management and all other daily system administration functions.

• Installed and configured several hundred Windows Servers in both Physical Blade and VMware ESXi Virtual Environment.

Design and implement mechanisms for handing on-off technical issues to other technical teams for resolution.

• Rollout migration from Win XP to Win7 including office migration from 2003 to 2010. Using VM converter converting Physical machines in VMware VMs.

• Updating/patching Linux, Windows Virtual Machine in VMware clusters

• Creating VMware Lab setup as per Internal QA team’s requirement using VMware ESXi servers.

• Tuning of the TCP/IP stack for troubleshooting application and OS issues.

• Create users, groups and OU’s as needed in AD to ensure new users access.

• Building over 600+ laptop and 600+ desktop SCCM-pushed Windows 7 clients.

• Aided with implementation: provided outstanding end user support; training; data migration and follow up at multiple branches.

• Utilized: SCCM-built tools; Office 2003-13; Norton Ghost; McAfee End Point Encryption; many internal software, hardware and installations were absorbed and supported

• Directly interact with business customers, senior level directors, technical engineers and staff to maximize desktop uptime.

• Interface with business customers to troubleshoot and fix any desktop related issues.

• Moved all the mailboxes and Public folders to new desktops and laptops.

• Working with win 7, 8 office 2007, 2010, and setup users with handheld devices.

(IPhone, IPad, Blackberry).In charge with companies' software installations and troubleshooting. Installed and supported VPN (Juniper & Cisco) on user's laptops.

• Setup and configure with Power Point, SM9, Lotus Notes 8.5, MS Office 2010 & 2013, and PC & Peripheral troubleshooting. Brake/Fix Lenovo Laptops.

• Purchased, installed, supported, trained and maintained PC's (HP) and workstations (Windows 2000/XP/XPx64/Win7/MAC OS )

• Provide extensive remote support over the phone and utilizing remote desktop applications and Remote Desktop Connection

• Unlock and Disable Active Directory accounts

• Install & Set up Network Printers and Re-Image Hard Drives Ricardo Salles

Email: acwxzb@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 646-***-****

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• Cisco-based, Ethernet WAN's / LAN's were troubleshoot and issues triaged to contract support vendors

• Utilized and implemented advanced functions and configurations for Ricoh MFP's

(Multi-Function Printers)

• Fully supported MS Office Suites 2003-2013

• Supporting Windows XP and Windows7 laptops for users.

• Imaging, and profiling, editing Active directory accounts, adding or removing machines to the domain.

• Communicating with team members. Troubleshooting VPN and wan/LAN connectivity, setting up terminal services and providing second and third line desk side support for 5000+ users.

• Complete OS upgrades and various application deployments. Supported primarily Dell hardware.

ATT, Bridgton, MO Feb ‘14 to Jan’15

Unix Systems Administrator / VMware Engeneer

• As a Unix Support Administrator My Responsibilities included,

• Implementation, Integration, Problem Resolution, Root Cause Analysis, Quality Assurance, Disaster Recovery, Audits, Hardware/Software OS.

• Application Maintenance, Performance Tuning, Upgrades, OS Backups, Migrations, User Account Maintenance, Storage

• Management, Patch Management and all other daily system administration functions.

• Installed and configured several hundred Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers in both Physical Blade and VMware ESXi Virtual Environment.

• Design and implement mechanisms for handing on-off technical issues to other technical teams for resolution.

• Created cron job and scripted a process to create flash archives on monthly basis.

• Setup and Configured Red Hat Satellite and Kickstart Servers for Red Hat Enterprise Linux installs and RHN Push Updates.

• Built RHN Satellite Server v5.4.0 for patching, registration, and builds (kickstart).

• Implemented, configured and deployed new patches, upgrades, bug fixes on both physical and virtual Red Hat Linux servers using satellite server and YUM server.

• Deployed various Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server virtual builds using a combination of VMware Templates

• and PowerCli. Also configuring ifcfg files in Linux and NIC’s in Windows servers.

• Work in a datacenter environment to rack and stack all physical hardware, rack servers, HP enclosures, NetApp Storage Solution and Cisco Switches.

• Provide 1st/2nd level support on all level 1/2 incidents to resolve major incidents as well as provide RCA’s to meet SLA’s.

Ricardo Salles

Email: acwxzb@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 646-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/ralstonsavings

• Provided 24/7 on call support for 1000 Red Hat Physical servers residing on BL 460C blades and virtual servers running on ESXi.

• Using VM converter converting Physical machines in VMware VMs.

• Updating/patching Linux, Windows Virtual Machine in VMware clusters

• Creating VMware Lab setup as per Internal QA team’s requirement using VMware ESXi servers.

• Tuning of the TCP/IP stack for troubleshooting application and OS issues.

• Used NetBackup for backing up & restoration of file systems.

• Built new servers using Custom jumpstart installation and Kick start.

• Securing services using TCP wrapper and SE Linux.

• Worked with LDAP implementations.

• Worked with Firewalls using IP Tables.

• Open SSH configuration, Sudo Configuration.

• Repairing the corrupted file system using FSCK.

• Created Logical Volumes (LVM) for Linux operating system.

• Responsible for managing the OS test, release and push process.

• Maintained, updated and audited system documentation.

• Installation and Implementation of Apache Tomcat Application Server.

• Responsible for adding and maintaining users on the network.

• Supported and implemented system standards, processes and security to maintain corporate IT standards.

AKER SOLUTIONS, Houston, TX May ’12 to Dec

’13 Windows Systems Administrator

• Configure Working in a corporate setting support up to 5,000 users in a Windows Win7/ Win Server 2008/20012R2 environment

• Conduct appropriate software tests for incompatibilities and re-configure software.

• Management and troubleshooting of Cisco Analog and Digital voice gateways and VOIP devices.

• Management and troubleshooting of media servers, media gateways, and VOIP phones.

• pdating/patching Linux, Windows Virtual Machine in VMware clusters Creating VMware Lab setup as per Internal QA team’s requirement using VMware ESXi serversBuilding over 600+ laptop and 600+ desktop SCCM-pushed Windows 7 clients.

• Participate in the troubleshooting activities associated with daily operation works.

• Implement and support new and existing activities configuration

• Windows Server 2008/2012R2 OS build, IP Configurations, Domain Builds, Active Directory Site Builds and Support & Administration.

• Troubleshot TCP/IP, IPX/XPS, WIN, DNS configuration, Active directory.

• Norton Symantec Anti-virus and backup.

• Supporting the windows server for various customers in shift basis. Ricardo Salles

Email: acwxzb@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 646-***-****

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• Perform daily systems monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs.

• Ensuring the Network Infrastructure is up and running.

• Install components such as modems, cords, splitter, and Ethernet NIC, routers and jack

ONSTAR, Detroit, MI Oct ’10 to Mar ’12

Jr. Unix Systems Administrator / Vmware Engineer

As a Jr. UNIX System Administrator My Responsibilities included,

• Worked with File System includes UNIX file System, and Network file system.

• Planning, scheduling and implementing OS patches on both Solaris & Linux boxes as a part of proactive maintenance.

• Responsible for configuring NFS & Autosys.

• Performed and maintained the corrupted file system.

• Supported with Sybase Application.

• Worked with truss and snoop in debugging.

• Responsible for and adding Swap space at run time

• Responsible for scheduling jobs using crontab and at.

• Administering Disks and File systems using LVM.

• Developed various Korn, Perl, bash and shell scripts to automate tasks.

• Worked with Net stat, Prstat, Iostat monitoring commands

• Control System behavior through Boot PROM.

• Hands on technical skills and experienced in VOIP, Routing, switching technologies

• Experience with implementing carrier grade residential VOIP phone services

• Management and troubleshooting of media servers, media gateways, and VOIP phones

• Management and troubleshooting of Cisco Analog and Digital voice gateways and VOIP devices

RED PAYMENT, New York, NY June ‘08 to Sept

’10 Network Administrator II

• Windows Server 2003/2008R2 OS build, IP Configurations, Domain Builds, Active Directory Site Builds and Support & Administration.

• Troubleshooting and repair Lenovo ThinkPad & HP Business desktops and laptops.

• Troubleshooting and repairing HP printers, IPhones, Tablets, IPods, IPads,

• Working with Active directory, adding and removing users, resetting passwords moving users to proper group policies, setting up rights with proper credentials Phone and remote support.

• Ensuring the Network Infrastructure is up and running.

• Install components such as modems, cords, splitter, and Ethernet NIC, routers and jacks.

Ricardo Salles

Email: acwxzb@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 646-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/ralstonsavings

• Management and troubleshooting of media servers, media gateways, and IP phones.

• Perform daily systems monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs.



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