Manager of Information Technology ~ Senior Network Engineer ~ Microsoft Server Administrator
Skilled technology professional with over 13 years experience managing and supporting IT operations in legal, manufacturing and architectural business environments. Directed information system operations including network implementations, technical support, operating systems analysis, disaster recovery data backup and restore solutions and server virtualizations. Additional experience includes database management, telecommunications, IT training and managing IT Staff with daily technical priorities, standards, and procedures.
HARDWARE: Cisco 1700 Series -2900 series, 4000 & 6000 series routers, Pix 515, ASA 5150 Firewalls, Sonicwall Firewall, Nokia Checkpoint, HP Proliant Blade Servers. HP Storageworks, Dell PowerVault md1200 (and other power vault storage models), Cisco Switches.
OPERATING SYSTEMS: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Server 2003, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server & Workstation, Microsoft Windows XP, Dos, Novell Netware,
NETWORKING: TCPIP, WINS, DNS, Active Directory, Kerberos, LDAP, DHCP, T1,T3, Frame Relay, SNMP, OSPF, NAT, PPTP, RIP, IGRP
Security: Cisco PIX 515, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Sonicwall Firewalls, Nokia Checkpoint, Superscout Surf Control, Symantec Norton Antivirus, Trend Antivirus
SOFTWARE: Microsoft Server 2008 & 2003 Active Directory , Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007 & 2010, Microsoft Office Suites, Microsoft Project 2003 Central Server, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Visio, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, HP Openview Network Node Manager, Symantec Norton Antivirus, Veritas Backup Exec & Netbackup, VMWare ESX, Nessus, Tripwire, Surf Control, GoodLink ..too many to list.
INDEPENDENT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CONSULTANT
09/2009 - present
CPS Legal Services -- New York and Long Island, NY
Kennedy & Els LLC -- New York, NY
MFS -- Brooklyn, NY
Metro Medical - Queens, Brooklyn, New York, NY
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ On call for several smaller companies with under 30 users, providing all tech support services;
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Supporting both Microsoft and MAC operating systems.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Duties performed included the installation of Terminal Servers, SAN and NAS devices.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Perform nightly data back ups, tested data integrity and document recovery procedures.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Troubleshoot day to day user issues for computers and mobile phones, both in the office and working remotely.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Install and configure servers, firewalls and VPN devices. Perform regular server maintenance.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Implemented IIS and configured virtual pointer to implement Outlook Web Access via Exchange.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Administrative projects include promoting FSMO and other domain controllers from a mixed native mode into the active directory structure.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Implemented DFS to replicate file servers to provide redundancy.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Implemented Volume Shadow Copy in the environment as our first defense in file restoration.
NewMark, LLC -- Queens, NY
Network Systems Administrator
02/2001 - 08/2009
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Started as On Call Consultant. Was brought in house, and managed technology growth for all facets of business with user growth from 8 onsite users, to 70 users across 4 locations, including LA, and UK offices.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Support Enterprise Network Infrastructure: 15 + Microsoft Windows 2000/ 2003 Servers and separate Production and Datacenter environment.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Project Assignment: projects included Microsoft security updates performed on all servers.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Configured and maintained SANS for Windows Servers
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ IMplemented VMWare ESX for virtualizing and reducing hardware costs for datacenter servers
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ MOM -- alert notifications -- system availability
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Exchange 2003 Cluster
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Brightmail and Postini SPAM Filter
Tekki Corp -- Oceanside, NY
Desktop Support/ Junior Network Administrator
01/1998 -- 01/2001
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Provide hardware and software support for several clients.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Duties performed included the installing and troubleshooting PCs, Palm Pilots, and aptops.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Train users on how to use laptops and software packages.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Monitor data backups.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Basic server support and maintenance.
Ă˘â‚¬Â˘ Was also taking Microsoft classes at this time, to improve my skills and experience.
Queens College Queens, NY 1996- 1999
Microsoft Certified Professional