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Security Focused Systems Engineer

West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States
April 21, 2017

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E Russell Stoebe

**** ****** ***** **** *******, PA 15122 412-***-****


I have 10 years of VMware Experience, I start with Active Directory on Windows 2000 and worked up 2012R2 I have some Hyper-V experience. My Networking experience has been with Cisco. The whole reason I got the Security + Certification was validate my interest in Security. I recently took the LinkedIn IT Security Specialist 20 hour course. Protection Suite and Patching Suite are important to protect the enterprise. I have with user software up Windows 10 and used Windows 7 a lot. Windows has been my primary focus with VMware as secondary. I have work with Linux that RPM based and that is Red Hat and SUSE. I have done some scripting to use backup and other options. I have been using the NIST SP800-53 Structure, baselines Common Controls and Control Assurance as basis to securing the environments I have been in the last two years and keep SP800-61 close to find and eliminate a breach because Cyber Security is very hard. I was asked to send 6 security email to 15000 plus at Dollar Bank..

Professional Certifications

CompTIA Security +

CompTIA A+

Microsoft MCP

Cisco CCDA expired 3-31-2014

Symantec SMB Backup Symantec Specialist

Symantec SMB Security Symantec Specialist

Novell CNE 6

Accreditation VMware Technical Sales Professional ESXI 5 2012


Platforms VMware 4 and 5,, Hyper-V, Windows server up to 2112R2 and XP, 7, 8.1, 10 Windows Clients, Lotus Notes with 1500 users, Net Backup, Symantec System Recovery 2010, 2013 and Backup Exec, Endpoint Protection NAble N- Power Shell, SUSE, and Red Hat Linux

Hardware IBM, Dell and HP/Compaq Servers, (Wintel Compaq Dell, IBM, Lenovo HP Desktops and Laptops

Software Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2013, Networking TCP/IP, DNS, CIFS, FC, NFS, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Routers, Switches


Moved a customer from Netware to SLES and higher edir and then to Active Directory.

I retired multiple 2003 servers and moved Active Directory to Windows 2012R2.

Got the one customer to activate 40 licenses Endpoint protection so that I could get the client to 113 clients in WSUS and Endpoint protection.

Professional Experience

Housing Authority Pittsburgh, PA 8/27/2016 to 1/12/2017

IT Support Specialist

Supporting Housing Authority when the owner of the contract is not available,

Checking systems on Tuesday and Thursdays for errors and correcting issues.

Cleaned up the WSUS server that was out of space by deleting old 2013 patches Recovered 40 Gigabytes worth of space. Moved WSUS synchronizations from 1:00 am to 4:00 AM as the previous time was conflicting with the backup of the server. This fixed WSUS Updates

Dollar Bank, Pittsburgh. Pa 12/7/2015-7/21/2016

PC Analyst/Server Engineer

Created new user Email Accounts in Lotus Notes deleting Email accounts for users that leave and moved users between departments. Cleaned up back log of Email deletes going over 6 months.

Now that IE 11 is the new standard I spend a lot of time helping 75 of 1500 users getting their Intones Email to work used IBM Big Fix software to remote control by moving to compatibility list for dollarbank.dom. These were departments and locations and the first users helped other users.

Did a lot a troubleshooting of on 60 TSM Windows incremental servers with 6 servers that were not fixed they were moved to full backups.

Duquesne Light, Pittsburgh PA by National Computer Group 02/2/2015 – 5/1/2015

Windows Server Analyst/VMware Administrator

Built two 2012R2 Printer servers the backup Print server was missing 70 printers on the VMware 5 file server and 2 2012R2 WSUS servers Template refreshes and both print server updates were adopted.

Added eBooks for migrating AD. There was an RSA dependence that was holding up the migration.

Built a Physical Window 2012R2 that was going to replace the vCenter 2003 server.

UBICS at Siemens Rail Automation, East Pittsburgh, PA 11/19/2013- 3/7/2014

Systems Engineer/VMware Administrator

The combine WSUS Symantec Endpoint Server on a single volume ran out space and crashed that changed the focus of the project changed when it destroyed both databases, connected 113 clients to both new servers.

Setup a new Symantec server and a WSUS server with a System and Data Volume on VMware.

Used registry files to join WSUS clients to the new server used the Netware login script for both Windows XP and 7. Used the Linksys Drop program that to connect Symantec clients to the new Symantec sever.

Infinite Computer Solutions, Inc. at IBM, Pittsburgh, PA 2/13/2013 10/18/2013

Senior Systems Engineer/VMware Administrator

This was an IBM Compliance position for 69 Windows Server in three months then extended.

Removed broken Sophos from all Windows servers, replacing with Symantec Endpoint 12.

Built a new WSUS server with a System and Data volume and Symantec server on VMware

Worked with IBM support to get Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 recognized a version s 11 as was expiring at the end of year.

Moved to VMware project to setup VMware 5 and migrate off VMware 4 to VMware 5. Built multiple servers running both Windows 2008R2, 2012 and Red Hat 6.4 on VMware 5.

TryITAssist LLC, West Mifflin, PA 5/10/2012 12/31/2012 Systems Engineer

I was the owner of TryITAssist LLC Provide Customer support for a customer base that was left without support when Trilogic Corporation file Chapter 7 and went out of business. Used Managed services.

Built Company Website with Microsoft Expression 4.

Worked with two windows 2008 servers one a DC and upgraded to Windows 2012 and installed 2012 SCM. Read all the documentation for SCM 2012 as looked over the interface Support a nonprofit that has relied on me for all their technical needs and added a new Customer that specializes in binding and finishing solutions.

Trilogic Corporation, Canonsburg, PA 10/16/2006 5/7//2012

Systems Engineer/VMware Administrator

Took three Cisco exams including CCDA to allow the company to sell Cisco products again. Took six more Cisco test to keep Cisco Certification active. Including the ROUTE 642-902 Pro exam.

One site we were monitoring had 9 poor performing old servers. Over two weekends the site was converted to VMware and all the performance problems were resolved.

Built and delivered 80 of 100 new VMware systems to the Carnegie Libraries.

Supported a major customer once weekly on-site basis for the entire time I was with Trilogic Corporation.

We used a ticketing system to track on-site and remote sessions to enter into the billing System..



Penn Technical Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

A.A., Specialized Technology (Electronics)

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