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Manager Engineer

Columbia, SC, 29210
January 14, 2020

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Mike Wyatt

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Columbia South Carolina 29210



Seeking a professional IT position utilizing my advanced technical training and experience providing an opportunity to improve the systems and operations of a growing company or organization.


Over 30 years of professional IT experience as IT Director/Manager, Senior System Manager, Systems Engineer, System & Network Administrator, Application Manager, Database Administrator.

VMware & ESX implementation/administration vSphere 6.x, vDS, vMotion, DRS, HA, vSAN, vRealize, Horizon View and other core virtualization technologies including licensing models.

Skilled in information systems management, SAN & mass storage systems management including XtremIO and VNX SAN technology, Nutanix Hyper-Converged systems, RecoverPoint, virtualization implementation and management, database administration, data backup systems, analysis, troubleshooting, testing, documentation, internal control procedures, system and program security, systems analysis, hardware and software installation, applications and program deployment/management, technical support, and network administration.

Experience with Microsoft Exchange Servers, software deployment & administration via Microsoft SCCM, Microsoft SQL database/server management, EMC Networker, MS Server variants, Active Directory, DNS, Veritas Backup systems, iManage Work Document management, Aderant Time & Billing, ProofPoint Spam and E-mail Archive solutions, MobileIron Mobile Device solution, ChangeGear Service Desk Ticketing solution, all Office variants, IntApp and RBRO Sentry Ethical Wall solutions, DUO Two-Factor authentication, Office 365 & AWS cloud solutions, Zerto Replication solution,

Certified in SCCM 2007. Deployed operating systems, software applications, and security updates using Windows Desktop Deployment Toolkit and System Center Configuration Manager/SMS/ZenWorks for most of my career.

Was team lead in migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and from Microsoft Office 2010 to 2016 for 500 users at 9 locations.

Windows Server and desktop variants, responsible for managing all aspects of system infrastructure, mass storage, disaster recovery, data replication, virus & malware protection,

Worked with vendors to research and implement infrastructure and application technology solutions.


VC3 2019 - 2019

Senior System Engineer

Nexsen Pruet Law Firm, LLC 2017 - 2018

IT Director

Nexsen Pruet Law Firm, LLC 1994 - 2017

Systems Manager

McNair Law Firm 1990 – 1994

Network Administrator

MedCorp Health Systems 1993 – 1994

Data Analyst

Computerland 1986 – 1993

System Engineer/Sales


Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg SC 1983

Associate of Science, Computer Technology

Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg SC 1983

Associate of Science, Management



Senior Systems Engineer 2019 - 2019

Responsible for providing problem resolution and maintenance for MSP customers by phone and onsite.

Resolved escalated calls from first call responders.

Used ConnectWise Automate, LabTech, Passportal, Guru, SharePoint, and PRTG to research/troubleshoot and access customer sites and systems for problem resolution.

Nexsen Pruet Law Firm, LLC 1994 - 2018

Systems Manager

Responsible for implementation, administration, and maintenance of all aspects of vMware vSphere virtualization infrastructure. Proficient with vSphere 6.x, vDS, vMotion, DRS, HA, vSAN, vRealize, Horizon View and other core virtualization technologies. Experience with PowerShell and PowerCLI.

Over the course of my 24 year tenure with the firm I pioneered the firm’s technology landscape from a single Novell server to a VMware multisite virtual platform of 300+ servers consisting Microsoft and other server operating systems using EMC XtremIO and Pure all-flash storage SANs arrays as well as VNX.

While with the firm, I was point person for migration of 500+ computers from Windows 7 to Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2010 to 2016, including all MS Word and Outlook integrations and related software. Tested and troubleshooted all applications ensuring compatibility with Windows 10 and MS Office. This was performed using Windows Desktop Deployment Toolkit and SCCM.

Deployed & managed legal and non-legal specific applications, via SCCM, throughout multiple practice areas including Microsoft Office.

Implemented and managed multi-site Microsoft Server network for 9 locations and 500+ users.

Implemented and managed multi-site iManage Document/Email Management and ECM System.

Implemented and managed a Microsoft Exchange Email system for 500 users.

Deployed enterprise-wide software/security updates via WSUS.

Implemented data replication for business continuity and disaster recovery via Zerto and EMC RecoverPoint.

Managed and implemented spam filtering and malware prevention.

Installed and managed multiple MSSQL servers for multi-application systems.

Provided litigation support for assembling and imaging millions of documents for review.

Implemented and administered Citrix farm environments.

McNair Law Firm 1990 – 1994

Network Administrator

Implemented and managed the firm’s first network (Novell).

Deployed applications through Novell Zenworks.

Implemented and managed document management system (Softsolutions).

Implemented and managed data backups.

Implemented and managed all applications including WordPerfect, PCTime, and Computrac.

Provided help desk support and training.

MedCorp Health Systems 1993 – 1994

Data Analyst

Compiled patient data for statistical analysis and tracking.

Provided detailed reports on patient health and progress trends.

Maintained patient database and demographics.

Computerland 1986 – 1993

System Engineer/Sales

Implemented networks and software for various client business/schools/hospitals, etc.

Sold computer hardware and software to various client business.


International Legal Technology Association Distinguished Peer Award nominee for ECM (2015)

VMWare VMUG User Group

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