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Systems Architect

Location:
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
January 25, 2017

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Kevin B. Wood

**** ***** ******** *****

Tallahassee, FL 32305

acyha8@r.postjobfree.com

850 ***-****

Summary

Kevin wood is a Senior IT professional with extensive experience in design, systems migrations and ecompliance. His experience includes planning through implementation. Kevin has worked in large environments with tens of thousands of users.

Certifications past and present

MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator

Security+

MCSE + Messaging

MCSE + Security

Microsoft Certified Database Administrator

MCSE

Cisco Certified Network Administrator

A+

Project+

Novell Certified Network Administrator

Symantec Technical Specialist (Enterprise Vault), Symantec Sales Expert + (SSE+)

Symantec Expert - Archiving

Education

DM/IST University of Phoenix, currently enrolled

M.S., Management, Troy State University, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1989

B.S., Foreign Area Studies, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1981

Technical Highlights

Technical Skills

Operating Systems:

Project Management, Training Development and Implementation, Data Engineer

Microsoft Windows 2012/ 2008/ 2003/ 2000/NT Novell NetWare 4x;5x;6x, Linux (RedHat, Ubuntu)

System Components:

Microsoft Windows Active Directory

System Applications:

Symantec Enterprise Vault 12/ 11/ 10/ 9/ 8/ 2007/ 7 Discovery Accelerator, Compliance Accelerator;

Microsoft Exchange 2013/ 2010/ 2007/ 2003/ 2000

SQL Server 2014/2012/2008/2005/2000/7

SQL Server Integration Services

MongoDB, MySQL

System Center Operations manager (SCOM), Systems Management Server;

Novell GroupWise;

EmailXtender 4.8/4.7, DiskXtender 6.1

Actiance Vantage; Alcatraz

Symphony;

MS Project

Networks and Hardware:

Routers; switches; Cisco PIX firewalls; remote access; LAN; WAN

Languages:

Virtualization:

Visual Basic, VB Scripting, PowerShell

ESXI 5.1, VMWorkstation

Experience

As Messaging Compliance Engineer for Mitchel Martin from January 2015 to Present

Credit-Suisse

As Data Engineer, optimize the export, translation, and ingestion of structured and unstructured data, advise on analytical processes, develop test procedure. Ensure the quality of the data meets organizational standards.

Monitor trends and Advise and train individuals and management on ecompliance operations and the impact of changes in the regulatory landscape.

Coordinate support and engineering efforts with and support as required: Compliance Engineers in other regions. (SCOM, SCCM, OS, Exchange, Vantage, Symphony, eDiscovery, Vendors)

Managed multiple ongoing ecompliance projects in various stages of completion.

Develop and document test plans. Testing requirements included the development of objective and repeatable tests containing task, conditions and standards of over 800 individual tests for archiving, content processing, data migration, and Exchange. Oversee the actual tests.

Facilitated the definition of a compliance strategy to meet current and evolving regulatory and ediscovery demands. Advised on technology and methodology/processes to implement.

With delivery project managers and specialists, ensure the timely implementation against the IT product roadmap and strategy

Managed products/components life-cycle (from conception, adoption and through to end of life status) and maintain product/component specific roadmap

Promoted continuous improvements on assigned products/components

Support archiving and eDiscovery environment of over 60,000 financial institution users deployed globally (Americas, Europe, Mid-East and Africa, Asia-Pacific) with differing regulatory requirements. Respond to product related (Enterprise Vault, Compliance Accelerator, Discovery Accelerator) issues and questions from administrators, managers, and Executives.

Provide support for legacy versions of applications (operating System, archiving and eDiscovery)

Develop solutions to current and anticipated issues, document implementation of solution, provide oversight during implementation in production.

Perform testing of hardware upgrades, patches, new processes, and new hardware prior to deployment in the production environment.

Develop upgrade and migration processes for use as required. Document processes developed.

Train new ecompliance engineers.

Over 50 different messaging feeds included Bloomberg (Mail and Instant Messaging via Actiance), Exchange, Lync, Skype, Facebook, Wake, Eikon, Symphony, and Linked-in.

Participated in the Records Retention and Archiving Project (RRAP) team. RRAP is in the planning stage to determine the replacement for Enterprise Vault.

Provide compliance oversight and input to new messaging systems.

Developed Reconciliation standards and processes (work with vendors to determine how to ensure archiving of message traffic and demonstrate compliance for auditors)

Environment: Virtual Desktops (running Windows 7 Professional, Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Vault/Discovery Accelerator, Compliance Accelerator 9 SP2, 10 SP4, SQL Server 2008, Exchange 2010, Vantage 2013-2015, MongoDB, Alcatraz

As a Senior Systems Architect with En Pointe from August 2012 to January 2015

Various Clients

For clients, facilitated the definition of a compliance strategy to meet regulatory and ediscovery demands. Advised on technology and methodology/processes to implement.

Interacted with delivery project managers and specialists and ensure the timely implementation against the IT product roadmap and strategy

Managed products/components life-cycle (from conception, adoption and through to end of life status) and maintain product/component specific roadmap

Engaged with business / IT stakeholders regularly to re-assess and re-prioritize requirements along the product/component lifecycle

Promoted continuous improvements on assigned products/components.

Managed requirements for multiple ongoing projects in various stages of completion

Earned Symantec designation of Expert in the field of Archiving for En Pointe.

Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) certified, MSCE + Messaging, MCSE + Security, MCITP, MCDBA.

Experienced in designing/administering Enterprise Vault. Developed Enterprise Vault installation, upgrade, and implementation plans for Enterprise Vault 8, 9, and 10 and Discovery Accelerator 8, 9 and 10. Assisted clients in performing upgrades, relocating vault components, and implementing Discovery Accelerator.

Worked with clients to develop and revise document retention policies, ediscovery designs, and procedures.

Developed Exchange 2010 design and migration plans to support and automate document retention and discovery. Wrote scoping documents, infrastructure designs, as-built documents and templates, and migration plans.

Developed Active Directory design based on Windows 2008 and migration plan to migrate users, email, computers, Active Directory objects, servers, and applications to a new Active Directory forest.

Provided on-call support to assist clients in resolving infrastructure issues

Developed and delivered knowledge transfer briefings and documentation for executive level overviews on Enterprise Vault and Discovery Accelerator. Developed and delivered knowledge transfer and documentation on administrative procedures and operations of Enterprise Vault and Discovery Accelerator.

Performed pre-sales discovery and developed Statements of Work to formalize implementation requirements. Performed post-sales implementation.

Maintain Symantec and individual networking to provide and support escalation and support for Journaling, Archiving, and e-discovery related high severity and complex issues

Presales technical resource on Enterprise Vault, eDiscovery, Exchange and Active Directory

Environment: Windows 2003-2012 Active Directory, Windows 2008-2012, Exchange 2003-2013, MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2010, SQL Server 2008-2012, Enterprise Vault 7.5-10, Discovery Accelerator 7.5-10, Compliance Accelerator 7.5-10, System Center Operations Manager 2012

As a Senior Archiving Architect with Affiliated Computer Services from September 2011 to August 2012:

Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) certified, MSCE + Messaging, MCSE + Security, MCITP, MCDBA

Developed and tested the failover and fail-back plan for service continuity of Enterprise Vault / Discovery Accelerator.

Experienced in designing/administering Enterprise Vault. Designed and implemented an archiving eDiscovery solution for 120,000 users in 32 State Agencies using Enterprise Vault 10 and Discovery Accelerator 10. Developed processes and procedures for the migration of data and daily operations.

In conjunction with specialists in other areas, developed a private cloud implementing messaging, archiving, and ediscovery. Solution served as a resource forest consisting of 32 account forests comprised of all Florida State agencies.

Administered a messaging environment consisting of Exchange 2010, Enterprise Vault 2010 and Discovery Accelerator 10.

Worked on a team to develop migration plans to migrate over 100,000 user accounts, e-mail and archives into the solution developed.

Worked with the implementation team to develop solutions for various technical and operational issues.

Worked as a member of a team to develop integrated processes for monitoring, disaster recovery, high availability, auditing, and operations.

Implementation will include migrating organizations archives from various e-mail and archive solutions.

Used the Enterprise Vault Policy Manager (EVPM) to script and perform operations like removing the archiving from mailboxes, ingesting PST files, and applying different retention categories.

Maintain Symantec and individual networking to provide and support escalation and support for Journaling, Archiving, and e-discovery related high severity and complex issues



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