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Sr Systems and Network Engineer

Keaau, HI
January 08, 2020

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Sean A. Von Ins

PO Box ****, Volcano, HI *****

808-***-**** Cell


More than 19 years’ experience providing the highest quality Network and Information Systems Management in diverse environments. Proven success, self motivation, and dedication. Knowledge, planning, and implementation of the most current technology to best suit client needs. Successful management, support, training, and delegation of tasks to employees and team members.Proficiency with a large number of systems with continuous dedication to providing up-to-date expertise in the Information Technology field.



Cisco: Cisco ASA, Cisco ISE, Cisco DataCenter Switching (Catalyst and Nexus), Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco WLC, Cisco WAPs, Cisco Meraki

Monitoring: Syslog Services, Analyzation, and Reporting, SolarWinds, OPManager, Big Brother

Virtualization: VMWare vCenter and vSphere, Citrix.

OS and Services: MS Server (all Versions starting with NT4.0), MS SQL, MS IIS, MS Exchange, MS DNS, MS AD Services, various versions of Linux.

Firewalls: Cisco ASA, SonicWall, WatchGuard, Juniper, Astaro Security Linux, Demo’d Palo Alto and Fortigate.

Backup systems: Symantec Backup Exec, Netbackup, Acronis VMProtect

Hardware: F5 BigIP 2000 and 5000 Appliances, Cisco ASA 5520, Cisco ASA 5545, Cisco ASA 5585, Cisco 6500, Cisco Nexus, Cisco Cat Switches, Cisco Routers, HP Switching, Dell Switching, HP, IBM, Dell Servers, SAN: EMC, Nexenta, and Hitachi SAN.

Scripting and Automation: PowerShell and BASH Shell


Global Knowledge

Cisco ASA: Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security v1.0 – 5 Day Course

TLG Learning - Belleview, WA

F5 BigIP

F5: Troubleshooting LTM – 5 Day Course

F5: APM – 5 Day Course

F5: ASM – 5 Day Course

F5: GTM – 5 Day Course

Portland Community College

Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database

Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database

Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure

Cisco Networking Academy Program


New Horizons


Butte College

65 College Units - Computer Science - Including the following classes: Visual Basic 5.0, Cobol, Java, & Assembly Language.


Senior Network Engineer

CorVel Corporation

June 2014 – February 2019

Manage Company Firewalls, F5 Load Balancers, DataCenter Switching, Authentication and Authorization Services, VPNs, LAN / WAN Routing, Wireless Controllers and APs, Syslog Services, and Network Monitoring

Firewall Management includes 2 Cisco PIX's (Failover Pair), 2 Cisco ASA 5520's, 2 Cisco ASA 5585's (DataCenter Gateway Firewalls in Failover Pair), and Cisco ASA 5545's (DataCenter Gateway Firewalls in Failover Pair).

F5 Load Balancer Management includes 4 LTM Appliances in 2 DataCenters (Failover Pairs), and 2 GTM DNS Appliances. Modules Include LTM, APM, ASM, AVR, iRules, GTM/DNS.

DataCenter Switching Management includes managing switches in 2 geographically separate DataCenters including Cisco 6500, Cisco Nexus 7k, Cisco Cat 3750,3650, 3560. Layer 2, Layer 3, Trunking, VTP, VLANs, Jumbo Frames, 10G OTV.

AAA Management includes Cisco ISE Services for Wireless Controller pair and 116 APs. Configured multiple Wireless Networks including BYOD Guest Networks with Portal Authentication and Corporate Wireless with Certificate and Computer Account Authorization.

LAN / WAN Routing Management includes assisting with 80+ Remote offices connected via MPLS, 10G OTV between DCs, WAN Routing between Corporate and 2 DataCenters. Hardware includes Cisco 2811, Cisco 2821, Cisco 2851, Cisco 2901, Cisco 3845, Cisco 4331 ISR, and CISCO ASR1002-X. Routing Protocols include EIGRP, BGP, and Static Routing.

Network Monitoring Management Includes SolarWinds and SolarWinds LEM for Syslogs

Senior Systems and Network Engineer

Von Ins Technologies

Feb 2010 – Present

Examples Include

Various Small Business Clients

Server and Network Maintenance Upgrades including Servers, Switches, Firewalls, ISP’s, workstations, and Phone Systems.

Server and Network Upgrades including Servers, Switches, Firewalls, ISP’s, workstations, and Phone Systems.

KO -- Anchorage, AK

Remote Desktop Services Farm Deployment

RDS Web Access, Gateway, Session Broker, and Session Hosts

WebApps / IIS Config

Load Balancing using DNS / Session Broker

Internal / External Access

NP -- Hillsboro, OR

New Office Network implementation




oNetwork Design

oVOIP Rollout

Server troubleshooting and administration

New Server Deployment with domain upgrade

Network and Server Documentation

Exchange and Server Administration

VOIP Implementation

BR -- Portland, OR

Hardware Upgrades for 2 existing Servers (including Hard Drives, Processors, and RAM).

Deployed new Ubuntu Linux Utility Server (10.04)

Deployed Bacula and Macrium backup sysetms

Deployed VMWare Server on Linux for Disaster Failover

Deployed Site to Site VPN for Offsite Backup transfers.

Resolved multiple MS Windows Server 2003 R2 errors

Resolved various MS Exchange 2003 issues/errors.

Network and Server Documentation

VBC -- Portland, OR

New Server purchase / deployment (Windows Server 2008 R2)

Migrate Domain from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 AD.

Migrate all existing services including: File&Print, DNS, DHCP, Accounting, Web Services

Deploy and configure Veritas Backup Exec

Deploy Network Web Filter

Senior Systems Engineer and Network Admin


July 2011 – July 2013

Managed a complex network environment including: Cisco and HP Switches, Multiple VLAN’s, Cisco WAPs, Cisco ASA Firewalls

Complete Management and Engineering for a Multiple Server Clustered Exchange Environment including: Exchange 2003 to 2007 migration and Exchange 2007 to 2010 migration.

Managed multiple Host VMware vCenter Environment hosting 40+ Virtual Servers

Managed EMC, Hitachi, and Nexenta SANs over Fiber Channel and iSCSI

Managed complex Server Environment including Windows 2003R2, 2008R2, 2012 Servers, Ubuntu and CentOS Servers, Backup Exec 12.5 (upgraded to 2012), File Print Clusters, Active Directory, GPO’s, DNS, DHCP, Solar Winds, MS Team Foundation Server, MS SQL 2008 R2, FTP, Symantec AV, VBS and PowerShell Scripting.

Active Directory Cleanup and Migration from 2003 to 2008R2 with implementation of structured OU’s and GPO’s.

Provided Systems Administrator Employee training and collaboration between SCM and TechOps Teams.

Senior Systems Admin


May 2008 – Feb 2010

Responsible for ShiftWise IT infrastructure including Servers, Workstations, and Network Infrastructure

Manage 3 separate networks (Production, HotSite, and Corporate) hosted at 2 Datacenters and the Corporate office connected via Netscreen Site to Site VPN’s.

Manage 16+ Windows 2003/2008 Servers including Active Directory, SQL 2005, IIS6, IIS7, SMTP, Pop3, MS DPM 2007, Sophos AV, File & Print Services, OpManager Monitoring, and Juniper Netscreen Firewalls.

Provide senior level server engineering and administration.

Manage Toshiba Strata phone system.

24/7 Oncall

Portland Energy Conservation

Systems Manager

Jan 2008 – May 2008

Sr Systems Engineering and Infrastructure Management. Providing Sr level engineering, direction, and support for backend systems and network infrastructure.

Responsible for Server Systems Management including recommending, designing, and implementing new services / projects.

Manage 15 + Windows 2003 Servers including Active Directory, Exchange 2003, Citrix Farm (4.5) SQL 2000 & 2005, File & Print Services, SMS 2005, Veritas Backup Exec, FTP, FTPS, IIS, Great Plains, SharePoint 2003, Symantec AV, ePrism 1000, Cisco Pix 515, Cisco VPN.

Provide senior level server engineering and administration.

Provide Tier 3 HelpDesk Support

Manage Server / Infrastructure purchasing.

Manage Toshiba Strata phone system

Upgraded core security and network Services.

Implemented Citrix 4.5 Server Farm (2 Member Servers and 1 Web Portal)

Provide direction, recommendations, and leadership to IT Team.

Report to Senior IT Manager

Portland Energy Conservation

IT Manager

Nov 2006 – Jan 2008

Manage IT Department, 1 Systems Administrator, 2 HelpDesk Technicians, and all contractors.

Manage 15 + Windows 2003 Servers including Active Directory, Exchange 2003, SQL 2000 & 2005, File & Print Services, SMS 2005, Veritas Backup Exec, FTP, FTPS, IIS, Great Plains, SharePoint 2003, Symantec AV, ePrism 1000, Cisco Pix 515, Cisco VPN.

Provide all aspects of server engineering and administration.

Provide Tier 3 HelpDesk Support

Manage yearly IT Budget including all Laptop, Desktop, Server, Appliance, and Software purchases.

Manage Toshiba Strata phone system

Implemented Infopath / Sharepoint HelpDesk Ticketing system

Upgraded core security and network Services.

Senior Systems Engineer

Virgin Mobile

Nov 2005 – Sep 2006

Managed over 200 servers in a 500+ Server environment

Architecture and support for Exchange 2003/2000, Active Directory, DNS, Server Builds, Siebel 6.3, Trend Scanmail, Symantec AV, File/Print Servers, Backup Servers and Libraries, MS SMS, EAS (Exchange Archive Solution), Citrix Presentation Server, Windows 2003 Clustering

Provided support in Development, Corporate, and high availability Production Environments that spanned several corporate offices and Data centers

Participated in a 24/7 on-call rotation

Senior Systems Engineer

Von Ins Technologies

2002 – 2005

Palladeo through Winning Technologies, Burbank, CA

Network maintenance and administration including Exchange 2000, SQL based Timberline, Citrix, Trend Anti-virus, Pest Patrol, MS Office, and Vultek Graphics.

Implemented new web server with Citrix NFuse and Trend Office Scan

Implemented WatchGuard Firebox firewall with filtering, DMZ, port redirection for 2 site WAN, and VPN’s

Network maintenance and administration including Exchange 2000, SQL based Timberline, Citrix, Trend Anti-virus, Pest Patrol, MS Office, and Vultek Graphics.

Susanville Indian Rancheria through Winning Technologies, Susanville, CA

Restructured 2 Separate networks including new Windows 2000 Domains, Exchange 2000, network security, network printers, Dental Patient Database, secure wireless networks, device naming scheme, login scripts, map software, Folder Redirection, centralized data backups, and HIPPA Compliance for Health Networks.

Standard Network Server/workstation maintenance

Kickapoo Nation Health Ctr through Winning Technologies, Holton, KS

Moved client from a workgroup environment to a Windows 2000 Domain with Central Data Storage/Backups, Accounts, and security.

Moved Client from dialup to a frame-relay with a Cisco Pix Firewall.

The Effort, Sacramento, CA

Setup Windows 2000 Domain on new Compaq Server including central accounts, data storage/backups, network printing, folder redirection, wireless networks, and logon scripts.

La Familia Counseling Ctr, Sacramento, CA -- 2002 – 2003

Restructured and setup MIP Accounting software on isolated network.

La Familia Counseling Ctr, Sacramento, CA

Restructured and setup MIP Accounting software on isolated network.

Information Systems Director

Sacramento Urban Indian Health Center

2001 – 2004

Managed Information Systems Department and Employees

Managed all aspects of Information Technology, Databases, Network Security, Building Security, and Phone Systems

Moved medical billing In-House and Managed Billing Department

Managed SQL 2000 Database and worked with programmers in implementing SQL Based HealthPro XL

Ran basic SQL 2000 queries to extract data for Federal, State, and Grant reporting.

Lead IS Staff and Consultants in implementing Windows 2000 domain, Exchange 2000, new HealthPro XL Practice Management Database, and Network Security including Firewalls.

Worked with IS Staff and Consultants to implement new Toshiba Phone System

Implemented and standardized Federal, State, and Grant based data reporting

Administered SCO Unix Server with Management Database

Setup Astaro Security Linux with NAT, Port Forwarding, and 3DES IPsec VPN’s

Network Systems Administrator

RHI Consulting: Contracted to Colony Advisors

2001 – 2001

Administered a LAN/WAN consisting of 150 computer systems and 10 servers over 3 locations with one site in Europe including the following:

Exchange Administration - Create/Modify Exchange Accounts, Create Public Folders, analyze current Exchange Site Structure and recommend needed changes, troubleshoot any immediate or long-term server issues.

SMS Administration – Modifying SMS Server configuration as needed, creation and distribution of SMS packages, SMS Installer, SMS Scripting – Created Automated SMS Installer Script for MS Office Disks One and Disks Two, Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition 7.5, and Visio 2000.

Wiring Closet – 3com Switch configuration, Patch Panel and office data port management, phone system configuration.

Windows Server NT/2000 – Security, Accounts, Groups, Permissions, Backups, Event Logs, General Administration.

Compaq Servers.

Tier II Systems Support

Volt Services: Contracted to Hewlett – Packard

2000 – 2001

Provide complete Tier 2 Technical Support and Network Administration for Internal HP Employees for Bay Area Region.

Trouble shot network issues including Network Configuration, Connectivity Issues, NT Account Administration, Network Structure, NT Shares, Trust issues between resource and account domains, Physical Cabling, Status of NT Servers, Network Printers, Exchange issues, other unforeseen Network Issues.

Worked with the following Desktop/Server Operating Systems: MS Windows 95/98/NT/2000/CE.

Product Specialist for HP’s Remote Connectivity Software - Net Access Internet and Net Access modem.

Support all Office 97/2000 Products including detailed support of Outlook 98/2000.

Support all HP specific network solutions including AIM, PC COE, Reflection X, Norton Anti-Virus, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Net Meeting, Phone Win, and Carbon Copy (Remote Administration Software).

Provide network, application, and system consultation and training as needed.

Tier 1 & 2 Tech Support


1999 - 2000

Take Escalations from T-1 technicians to effectively resolve any pending issues that our customers are experiencing.

Provide complete Tech Support to Earthlink customers for the following Operating Systems: Windows NT, Windows 3.x/95/98, Windows CE, Web TV, Linux, Palm Pilots, Sega Dreamcast, and Any Non-Categorized OS.

Responsible for reviewing and generating detailed and precise case notes for all customer transactions using SQL based Vantive Software.

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