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Sr. System Engineer

Hyattsville, MD
January 07, 2020

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Glen Burnie, MD **060

(W) 202-***-**** (C) 301-***-****


Clearance Status: Active NACI, Public Trust


Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows /Windows XP, and Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 and 2016 Hyper-V and VMware 5.5, ESX, ESXi/vSphere, vCenter, VMotion

Applications: SMS, SCCM,Ms Office 2016, Corel Office Suite, Ms Exchange 2007, VMware Client5.5,

Mail, Hyper-V 2008, VMM, EMC SAN VNX 1500

Switches & Protocols: 3Com, Cabletron hubs, Cable/DSL modems, TCP/IP, SNMP, and SMTP.

Programming / Development: C++ and Visual Basic, and HTML.

Hardware: Configuration, repair, upgrade of network servers/workstations, cabling, PCs, tape backup, Juke box, HP LaserJet printers, Ricoh printers, Sharp Printers and Canon Printers.



Department of Interior, Washington, DC October 2012 – Present

Sr. System Engineer

Coordinate system development tasks to include design, integration and formal testing and oversees all transitions into production. Create and maintain programmatic and technical documentation to insure efficient planning and execution and manage document system configurations. Create virtual machines within Hyper-V and Design and deploy failover clustered Hyper-V environments. Experience with automated monitoring systems and technologies, with practical knowledge of MS SCOM, and SCCM, and automated patching procedures.

Strong hands-on experience with vSphere systems administration and support including VMotion, HA, DRS, VDS, Affinity rules, vCenter, storage migrations, and P2V migrations. Strong hands-on experience with vSphere problem, determination, capacity planning and root cause analysis. Strong hands-on experience with vSphere Thin Provisioning, Resource Pools, Host Profiles, and 3rd party plug-ins, Strong hands-on experience with vSphere Standard and Distributed Switches, experience with running administrative reports in VMware, create and Maintain SOP’s and train junior staff as necessary. Experience with SAN, NAS, Enterprise Backup Technologies. Preferably NetApp, EMC, Cisco, TSM and Data Domain. High-level experience of commands and utilities for storage array systems, fabric architecture and disaster recovery methodologies.

Manage enterprise storage and virtualization environment, including, but not limited to EMC Storage Array’s (NS, VNX), VMware, all-in-one Storage Server, and EMC Data Domain Disk Libraries. Performs maintenance activities as needed to keep environments current and secure. Interact with the business and other IT personnel to produce the highest customer service for our end users. Possesses knowledge of Virtualization and Storage design and implementation. Attention to detail is required in managing complex changes to customer systems. Able to work independently on tasks assigned to design and migration related to the Virtualization and Storage, as well as, support of them. Provides assistance in Virtualization and Storage evaluations and testing of new and existing solutions

Managing the server platforms for Windows 2008, Windows 2008, 2012 and 2016 Server Maintaining Hyper-V, VMWare, Administration, maintenance and hardening of all Department of the Interior Office of the Secretary (OS-DOI) and National Business Center (NBC) servers including server 2003, 2008 and 2012. Manage four SMS servers 2003 multiple WSUS and Counteract security appliance.

Administration of three Active Directory 2008 Domains in two forests. Expert in Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WINS, and Group Policy. Expert in maintaining server environments including security patches, firmware upgrades, hot fixes, service packs, intermediate versions / full version upgrades.

Assign static IP addresses to each printer using the DHCP server 2012 to keep track of each device. Configure printers on our print server and configure them to accommodate our customer needs including settings scanning to the network drive as well as via e-mail using SMTP server for Lotus Notes as well as Exchange 2007. Setup redundancy process between two DHCP servers on two different networks.

G&B Solutions Inc

Department of Interior, Washington, DC August 2004 – October 2012

Sr. System Engineer

Implementation/maintenance of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, Implementation/maintenance of System Center Operations Manager 2007, Implementation/maintenance of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Implementation/maintenance of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, Administration of Hyper-V environments, Administration of network infrastructure, Administration of software updates through SCCM. Expert level knowledge with industry standard server infrastructure software platforms including; VMware vSphere, MS Hyper-V, Multiple MS Server OS and TSM backup environments.

Configuring and updating network settings for our entire print fleet are simple with a single, web-based interface. Discover devices on our network and easily add them to fleet in a fraction of the time. Strong experience with Active Directory and Group Policy Objects (GPO/Group Policy Preferences (GPP). Experience with Windows 7 systems troubleshooting, including networking, Windows 7 Firewall, User Account Control (UAC), Group Policy processing, and Windows registry

Technical lead in the ongoing FDCC desktop hardening effort and incident coordinator for any issue affecting multiple users at the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Expert level knowledge with planning and implementing complex MS domain environments; including domain trusts and domain consolidation. Expert level knowledge with planning and implementing complex MS Active Directory enterprise policies and solutions supporting critical business software rollouts or configuration requirements

Coordinate the activities of others (internal staff, client staff, subcontractors, associates and staff from collaborating and/or competing suppliers) and manage stakeholder expectations and requirements. Ensure that the aspects of the architecture are driven by the business imperatives/client requirements of the organization and that the requirements driving the overall architecture are managed consistently and effectively. Present the strategic benefits of adopting a consistent architectural approach.


B.S. in Computer Studies, UMUC August 2011

M.S. in Information Systems, UMUC Anticipated December 2020


Information Technology August, 2011

Windows Server 2012 July, 2016

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