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Systems Engineer

Jersey City, NJ
April 28, 2020

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Ariel Cabantog

Jersey City, NJ ***** 201-***-****

VCP 3, 4 Certified ITIL 3.1 Certified


Flexible and analytical Systems Administrator & Server Associate with expertise in VMware (VCP), Windows Administration and implementing solutions and automation.

Excellent problem solver with troubleshooting skills while communicate effectively to support teams and management.

Adaptable, Adhere to Company Standards, Financial Information Security Awareness, Change Management Process

VCP 3 and VCP 4 (VMWare Certified Professional)

ITIL Certified 3.1

CompTIA A + & CompTIA Network + Certified

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) pursuing 2020


Operating Systems: Windows 7, 8.1, 10; Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2012 R2, Server 2016 R2

Tools: Active Directory, VMware ESX/ESXi 6.x, Hosts and VMs, VMware vSphere 6.7, Windows PowerShell, NetApp, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), WSUS, VUM, MS SQL, PowerShell, Knowledge of Cloud Technologies (MS Azure, AWS), vCenter Converter, ServiceNow, BomGar, Avocent DSView, TeamViewer, LogMeIn, DameWare, DRAC, ILO, IMM, SACC, IRIS. ARMS, Computer Cost Control

Hardware: Wintel Servers, Motherboards, Processors, Cisco Routers, Blades, Switches, Wireless Access Points

Network Protocols: Ping, Ipconfig, IP Addressing and Subnetting, Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, FTP, SSL, TCP/IP, VPN, OSI, IPV4, IPV6, HTTP, SMTP, Knowledge of LAN & WAN, Ethernet, Coaxial, Fiber Optic, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, VLAN

Installation Configuration Testing Troubleshooting Maintain Workstation Hardware and Software Perform Routine Server Performance, Create / Edit Users Scripts Network Issues Patching Change, Incident, Release and Configuration Management Vendor Service Coordination Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills


Bachelors in Business Administration, Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ

Microsoft Azure Cloud Administrator, Python – In Progress

AWS SysOps Administrator Training,, Edureka - 2019

MCSA 2016 (Microsoft Certified System Administrator) Training, AVTECH Fairfield, NJ – 2018

Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Training, AVTECH Fairfield, NJ – 2018

AWS Cloud Solutions Architect Training, - 2018

Microsoft Azure Cloud Certification, - 2017

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), - 2016

Computer Technical Support, The Chubb Institute, Jersey City, NJ - 2001


IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer (Contractor), CON EDISON / ECLARO (New York, NY) 2019 – Present

● VMware 6. 7, VUM Updates, vCenter, vSphere, vRealize Administration, Capacity Planning, Performance Reports and

Hyper-V Hypervisors, Cisco UCS Blade Service Profiles, and IBM Blade Server Technology,

● Windows OS Administration and Active Directory 2003/2008/2012/2016, DNS, LDAP, DHCP, WINS

● SCCM, SCOM and other Monitor tools, Upgrade and Migrate Windows Server Build, Post Build, Support, Decom

Servers (End To End), IRIS Software, Server Access Control Center, ARMS, Server Portal, Computer Custom Control,

Service Now, HP Service Manager v9.3, NetBackup, FTP, and File Copy

● PowerShell, Windows Patching, NTFS/Share Permissions,/Roles/Access

● Administered EC2 Server instances running in Test Environment and AWS Workspaces

● Deployed AWS Workspaces On Domain and Off Domain

● Spearheaded Introduction and Development of Virtual Desktop Environment (AWS) Develop Desktop Virtual

Environment for Application Testing.

● Assign and manage security permissions for subscriptions, resource groups and resources

● Coordinate SOX Audit Compliance with PwC

Systems Engineer / IT Support (Contractor), AVTech Global Consulting (South Plainfield, NJ) 2018 – 2019

Configure Cisco Cat OS and IOS, Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches and Routers

Windows Server Administration of Active Directory, DNS,DHCP, Deploy Monthly Microsoft Security Patches

Manage upgrades, evaluates hardware and software, interface with various vendors and clients.

Systems Engineer (Contractor), AXA-Financial (Jersey City, NJ) / Business Information Systems 2015 –2018

VMWare Administration 6.7 & Hyper V, VMware Support, Maintain ESXi Hosts, Windows VMs Post Build Servers and VM Guests, and Configuration tasks, application installs, support issues, P2V,

● Wintel Infrastructure, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, maintain, installing, configuring, support

SCCM, WSUS Deploy Monthly Microsoft Security Patches, DNS, LDAP, DHCP, WINS, SQL Server,

Hardware Troubleshooting and Operating System Monitoring, IBM Flex and Lenovo Firmware Upgrade

Supported Microsoft Hyper-V / Azure Cloud Operations Build Environment

Oversee and undertake of advanced administrative tasks such as Migration to Pre-Production MS Azure

Assign and manage security permissions for subscriptions, resource groups and resources

PowerShell and Visual Basic scripting to automate administration and configuration,

Coordinate SOX Audit Compliance with PwC Auditors, Adhere to Financial Information Security Awareness.

Systems / Desktop Engineer, Thomson Reuters, (ex-Thomson Financial) New York, NY 2004 – 2014

Managed various project implementations, coordinated with Infrastructure Service Delivery Team

Financial Software Configuration Support of Thomson 1 Banker, Thomson Reuters Eikon Desktop Application

Manage network infrastructure services include DNS, WINS, DHCP, and Terminal servers

Support virtual Infrastructure comprising of VMware ESX servers, Perform P2V

Create standard Virtual Machines and templates for VMware ESXi

Troubleshoot VM machines using Virtual center and VMware Infrastructure client.

NetApp, Create,Delete of Home Directories and Share Drives Add, Modify and Delete Server Access

Monitor and maintain Datacenter Servers comprising of Windows 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 and newer servers

Perform health checks and monitoring the Windows servers for any critical alerts like hardware failures

Critical Events, disk space issues and dependency services that are running on the servers on daily basis

Strong troubleshooting tools (i.e. parsing event log, sysinternals analyzing memory dumps)

Managed the monthly deployment of critical MS Patches using IBM/Tivoli BigFix BES Console.

Coordinated yearly Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Audit requirements with PWC Auditors.

Prior work history with CompUSA as a PC / Wireless Technician and with RentFusion as a Computer / Network Technician where provided desktop and network support.

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