• Sr, Project Management
• MS Server 2003-2012
• Tivoli iTIM
• Identity and Access Management
• Role Access Control
• Multi Factor Authentication
• Single Sign On
• Backup Exec 10d-2012
• Disaster Recovery
• SAN Administration
• MS IIS 6&7
• Contract Negotiations
• Active Directory/LDAP/VDI
• Softerra LDAP Administrator
• PS Exec Scripting
• Remote Patching
• Remote Installs
• DHCP/DNS Administration
• Network Management
• MS Exchange 2003/2007/2010
• Marimba Patch Management
• Wireless Network Configuration
• Open Share Mitigation
Lead IIS Configuration for Optum EasyGroup Test/Integration/Quality and Production Environments with F5 Load Balancer Network Team, DataPower, and Engineering.
Project Lead for Global Security Reconfiguration and Group Management, Team member for Mediating all Open Shares with Qualys Security in Test/QA/Production/DMZ Environments.
Project lead of CA Workload Automation CA 7 Edition Server Upgrade and Configuration.
Security Point of Contact for MOVEit Central Data Mover.
Planned and Implemented E-Commerce Automated Fulfillment System for BestBuy, Target, Wal-Mart, Amazon while employed at COKeM International, Role: Sr, IT Systems Architect.
Team Member of eight to increase US Bank’s security and organization level the highest it has been in the past six years. Role: Sr, IT Security Engineer, Investigate all security threats and come to a solution to each vulnerability addressed.
Online Marketing and Search Engine Optimization increasing the companies visitors by 2.4 Million a year While not affecting the current Marketing budget. Role: Chief Technology Officer -Company Name Publicly Withheld
Created new products for the companies industry sparking a wildfire throughout the industry making the device a staple in the community. Sales are expanding overseas to the UK and More. Role: Chief Technology Officer -Company Name Publicly Withheld
Worked with significant CEOs in the development of products for their industry by product testing, reviewing, and delivering Change Requests before production approval. Role: Chief Technology Officer -Company Name Publicly Withheld
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Cambria, Davis Family Holdings
Remote Server Solutions, LLC
COKeM International Ltd
Minnesota School of Business, Network Systems Engineer, GPA 3.46
IT Engineer who enjoys the challenges of bringing Windows Server and Red Hat network infrastructures up to the highest standards the industry supports through a combination of analysis, process re-engineering, documentation and working with other areas of IT. Past experience includes working with various companies redesigning their physical and virtual network environments to meet their existing requirements.
Experienced with Management, Deployment, Migration, Disaster Recover, Backup Solutions, Firewall and Patch Security, Windows Server, and Red Hat Infrastructure in small to large organizations of 100,000 users. Running on Physical, and Virtual environments, planning and implementing projects from the ground up.
SAN Administration, updating firmware, manage disk utilization, and Alert Systems.
Have managed and deployed Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 network environments with Active Directory, LDAP Security, File Servers, EqualLogic SAN and Management, Backup Exec 10d-2012, DFS, Exchange Environments (2003, 2007, 2010), FTP(S) servers, SQL server environments, Firewalls, PPTP, SSL, IIS server, and web filtering appliances.
Implementing, migrating, decommissioning, and upgrading server’s ideal to the business’ current needs and the future outlook.
Working with remote sites and teams throughout the world focusing and managing the current projects to completion.
Software: VMware VSphere/VCenter, ITIM IBM Tivoli Identity Management, Aveksa TAM, Softerra LDAP Administrator, SQL Developer , MOVEit Central/IPSwitch, Password Vault, eDir, Novell iManager, Office 365, Entrust Cert Management, CyberArk Privileged Account Security Password Vault, Lotus Notes, Lotus Workspace, VDI Virtual Desktop, Symantec Validation and ID Protection (VIP Access 2 factor login), AppSense, ServiceNow, Password Self Service, PowerShell Scripting, Hyper-V, SAN Storage, MS Active Directory, MS Exchange Administration/Migration/Power Shell/Mobile Integration, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7 (RHEL), Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), Red Hat Satellite, Citrix Client, DNS/DHCP, Marimba Patch Management, Cloud Services, 10d/11d/12/2010, Veeam, Microsoft OCS VOIP Phone System, Replication Exec 3.1 SP1, Kaseya Network Management, Kayako Fusion V3-V4x, BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1, MS System Center Essentials Beta 2, WSUS, Shavlik NetChk Protect Patch Management, PPTP VPN Support, Symantec Security Corporate Edition 10 LiveUpdate Server, Kaspersky Anti Virus, D-Link Wireless Environment, MS Baseline Security Analyzer, MS Process Manager, Intuit Network Monitor, Dell Open Manage, MS ActiveSync, MS Office Pro Suite, MS Remote Desktop, MS Remote Assistance, WSFTP Server V7, Cisco AnyConnect
Hardware: Dell Power Edge 1850/2650, Equal Logic 6000/4000 SAN’s, Dell PowerVault 2205/745N/122T Data Tape Carousel, Dell PowerConnect 5212/5224/3448/3024, WatchGuard Firebox X700, iPrism Web Filtering Hardware, Ecessa Load Balancers, APC Smart UPS 3000/5000XL, AeroHive Managed Wireless Access Points, Dell Desktops, local and network Printers, Wireless Access Hardware, Zebra and Eltron Label Printers, Blackberry Handhelds, Treo Handhelds
Operating Systems: Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012, Exchange 2003/2007/2010, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft XP, Windows 7, Mac OS X
Chronological Summary of Experience
IT Security Consultant
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Contract
Achievements: Lead IIS Configuration for Optum EasyGroup Test/Integration/Quality and Production Environments with F5 Load Balancer Network Team, DataPower, and Engineering. Project Lead for Global Security Reconfiguration and Group Management, Team member for Mediating all Open Shares with Qualys Security in Test/QA/Production/DMZ Environments. Project lead of CA Workload Automation CA 7 Edition Server Upgrade and Configuration. Security Point of Contact for MOVEit Central Data Mover.
Related Software: ITIM IBM Tivoli Identity Management, Aveksa TAM, Softerra LDAP Administrator, SQL Developer , MOVEit Central/IPSwitch, Password Vault, eDir, Novell iManager, Office 365, Entrust Cert Management, CyberArk Privileged Account Security Password Vault, Lotus Notes, Lotus Workspace, VDI Virtual Desktop, Symantec Validation and ID Protection (VIP Access 2 factor login), AppSense, ServiceNow, Password Self Service, PowerShell Scripting
Monthly Scheduled Maintenance: eDir, Active Directory, Disable and Removal of Stale User Accounts, Group Management, Reconcile and Update Passwords in CyberArk Password Vault. Attend any Issues that are out of Company Compliance Standards.
Sr, IT Architect
Contracted at Cambria to Plan and Manage their Datacenter Relocation from their Eden Prairie location to their Bell Plaine Datacenter. Responsible for organizing 300 virtual server migrations over VMware, increasing the memory and SSD resources on their Cisco UCS Blade Servers. Coordinating times with department leads for migrations with minimal impact to their 247/365 operations department for fabrication. I also overlooked their security protocols and made recommendations that should take place as well as document their Domain Infrastructure to present to their Chief Executives for a Disaster Recovery Plan.
Sr, Network Architect
Ncell Systems, LLC
IT Consultant working with Windows Server and Linux Environments. Migration of virtual environments into Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Certified. Meet with clients to schedule and manage projects to execute in a timely and cost effective manner. Work and plan with Chief Officers and IT managers of overall project plan scope and resolution details as well as ROI.
Sr, Network Administrator/Security Engineer
US Bank, Contract
Patch Security Systems Analyst, Marimba BBC. Security Patch Deployment, Analysis, Patch Remediation.
Analyze Microsoft, Lotus Notes, and Third Party patch distribution errors and return diagnostics to Marimba, Microsoft, MacAfee, and US Bank security team.
Create scripts and procedures to increase team performance and results.
Patch failure analysis and actions to remediate installation issues.
PsExec CMD Scripting for remote patch and software installs.
100,000+ User Environment
Sr, IT Systems Administrator
KeyedIn Solutions delivers cloud-based technology solutions and consulting that help companies of all sizes improve their operational and business performance.
Maintain cloud based Windows Server environments and services along with internal Active Directory Domain and File Servers, Migrated and upgraded Kayako Fusion cloud based helpdesk environment for company domain name restructuring and release date, setup and configure cloud based FTP server, worked with InMotion Hosting and OpSource Cloud based hosting companies, Maintained Allworx VOIP phone system and implemented Tap-It call management hardware and software to monitor our Business Development department. Managed all hardware orders, software licensing, and support agreements. Worked with companies such as CDW and Dell for frequent hardware orders.
Sr, Windows Server Administrator, Contract
Client: Cyber Advisors
Cyber Advisors is an IT consulting firm throughout the US tailoring to the specific needs of companies IT requirements.
Troubleshoot VB scripts for errors, use PowerShell for Exchange Windows Server, update Java Active-x plug-ins configure registry entries, configure MS Office Applications, create, test, configure, and deploy secure Operating System (OS) images for workstations to the customer client environment. Other aspects of support include advanced technical leadership regarding image lab and image deployments, expert knowledge of Microsoft operating systems for workstations, engineer, test and recommend enterprise methods for image deployments to multiple systems in a WAN environment.
Sr, Network Manager
COKeM International Ltd
COKeM International is a video game distribution company supplying retail stores such as: BestBuy, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Amazon, Overstock etc. COKeM provides resources such as a vendor management system so their clients can be replenished on a daily basis. COKeM also provides the resources to fulfill such clients’ dot com orders to be fulfilled in COKeM manufacturing warehouse. Recently COKeM has started taking part in the Used Games industry by providing the resources to resurface the disks and repackaging them for consumer purchase.
Set up, configure, and support internal and external Windows Server 2003/2008 networks running on physical and virtual environments with VMware and administering them through vCenter, vSphere. MS Exchange Administration/Migration of 250 Email Accounts/Power Shell/OWA/Mobile Integration with BES POP and IMAP, Support Terminal Server 2003 and 2008 clients internal or external. Develop and maintain all systems, applications, security, and Windows Server 2003 and 2008 network configurations. Troubleshoot network performance issues and create and maintain a disaster recovery plan. Recommend and implement upgrades, patches, new applications and equipment for desktop and Windows Server 2003 and 2008 systems. Provide technical support and guidance to users and Microsoft XP and Windows 7 systems.
System hardware and software maintenance, support, licensing, and inventory for Windows Server 2003 and 2008. Daily system backups and file restoration. Ensure compliance of corporate offsite backup routine and protocol. Daily Windows Server 2000 and 2003, and Microsoft XP desktops network monitoring.
Blackberry/Treo Smart Phone support
Available 24 x 7
Manage and coordinate projects with the CIO for proper implementations
Support our Board of Directors
Work with IT departments of Best Buy, Target, Overstock, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, New Egg, Tiger Direct, Amazon, and many other dot com companies.
Evaluate all network Server 2003 and 2008, Microsoft XP, Win 7, and peripheral IT expenses before presenting to the CTO for approval
Create procedure documentation on corporate protocol
Manage our corporate Dell account assuring we have the most competitive pricing
Manage our CDW account for competitive pricing on IT purchases and licensing
Monitor Windows servers resources
Arrange all destruction and proper recycling and disposal of obsolete equipment
Was one of six project managers involved in the relocation of COKeM from Plymouth MN to Shakopee MN, I was in charge of drawing the plans for our server room, fiber layout, IDF locations and all RJ-45 jacks throughout new facility.
Restructured and wired the server room to make room.
Assisted in the rebuild COKeM’s domain controllers increasing server reliability.
Arranged the T1 Lines to be converted over to our new address and IP’s with a 3 hr interruption period to the new address so our EDI isn’t interrupted.
Virtualized 48 servers onto our Equal Logic SAN
Setup our AeroHive wireless environment for our new mass production machines which included, 1 Windows Server, 12 Window Server Cores, 60 iPod Touches, and 20 Windows Mobile devices setup to run wirelessly without any interruption.
Rebuilt our Backup Exec scheme on Windows Server 2008 to ensure that we have a full and complete daily backup.
Setup and deployed iPrism web filtering hardware to maintain productivity in the warehouse by disabling web access to sites that are not intended to complete their job roles.
Setup and configured BlackBerry Enterprise server to deploy handhelds equipped with email, contacts, and calendar.