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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Rick is a Senior Network and Systems Administrator/Engineer with 15 years of IT experience including roles in team leadership, project management, consulting, and solutions architecture. He has Citrix CCA certification and two other technical certifications, a Bachelor of Science with emphasis in IT networking, and formal training in various other technologies. Rick resides in Apple Valley, MN and is immediately available. The following are highlights of Rick's skills and experience: 10+ years of stable, progressive system and server design, installations and support. 10+ years of server administration and support. 8 years of Windows server support and 10 years of Novell networks server support. Includes Microsoft Active Directory, networking and Novell NDS directory services. 8 years of Microsoft Server administration. 5 years of Construction Imaging System & EMC Documentum AX Imaging System Server (Content Management) server install, setup and support. Remote Scanning and hardware support. Installed and supported Fujitsu, Bell and Howell Scanners, worked with Kofax VRS image scanning software. Kofax VRS is a high performance imaging and scanning optimizing software. 5 years of Oracle Primavera Software and server support. Including Primavera P5, P6 scheduling software. Primavera Contract manager (Expedition) construction Content management (document) server app with JBOSS web server. 5 years of IT project management. Team Lead on several Enterprise-level IT projects. 5 years of business process improvement. 5 years or writing tech specs, excellent technical documentation, server and network design projects and IT research papers. 13 years of 24x7 Critical servers and network support with track record of 99.999% uptime. 10 years of LAN & WAN and Internet network support. 10 years of Symantec Corporate edition Server and Symantec End Point protection server and client installations and support. 10 years IT consulting and researching IT solutions for a large corporation. 10 years of level three help desk support

Core Qualifications
  • 4 years VMware virtual server design, admin and support. VMware v4, 5.
  • 10 years Windows server manage and support.
  • 10 years Active Directory, DNS and DHCP server manager and support.
  • 10 years of application management and support
  • 5 years managed and supported Citrix Application servers. Citrix Farm, Secure Gateway. Citrix CCA.
  • 10 years of backup and support. CA Backup, Commvault backup, EMC Data Domain backup.

  • 10 years of infrastructure design and support.
  • 5 years of Project management. Lead team for upgrades and company wide upgrades.
  • 10 years of hardware spec and procurement.
  • 10 years of Microsoft licensing
  • and 5 years of EA licensing.
Professional Experience
IT Infrastructure Architect, 05/2011 to Current
Progrexion Oklahoma City, OK,

I work as a IT Systems Infrastructure Architect with distributed systems and have 17 years of progressive IT / infrastructure experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives.

Leads the planning of enterprise-wide infrastructure directions based on market developments and enterprise vision. Establishes and advances strategic direction of corporate IT systems infrastructure. Leads the definition of hardware platform and technologies established as corporate standards and to be used within specific initiatives. Works with vendors on solutions to minimize cost of ownership to the enterprise. Works with implementation and support teams in determining technological improvements to increase implementation efficiency.

Assists clients in clearly defining requirements and builds technical designs using existing standards. Develops a strong understanding of technology and utilization trends in determining future directions. Works with business lines and IT core services initiatives in the design of distributed systems infrastructure; including servers, storage, and workstations, to meet business goals and remain financially responsible to the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:

- Provide server infrastructure specification for various business line technology initiatives.

- Infrastructure specification encompasses; capture of business requirements, application architecture, deployment models and system sizing metrics integrating business & application requirements with corporate standards analyzing new logical and physical functionality for integration into the existing corporate IT infrastructure creating (OS and hardware) platform recommendations down to system specific configurations presentation of project server infrastructure to a variety of different level of peer and managerial review assembling project level pricing as a contributor to the project financial approval process.

Design and build VMware VM's virtual servers for the bank. Application servers, MS SQL DB Servers, IIS webservers. Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2008 SQL DB. vCenter admin and storage sizing and planning.

IT Consultant / Windows Systems Engineer 3, 02/2011 to 04/2011
Alcatraz Cruises Columbus, OH,

I worked as a Systems Engineer and Windows Consultant 3 for a large enterprise level server virtualization project.

I reviewed servers and systems, did level three OS Support, IT consulting and supported Windows Servers. I had worked on data center projects and server infrastructure and VMware vCenter administration of servers and infrastructure.

Network & Systems Administrator, 04/1997 to 11/2010
Microsoft Corporation Tulsa, OK,
  • Performed IT Consulting, Project management, Windows Server installations, support and administration, Active Directory Administration, DNS and DHCP, Microsoft SQL database server install and administration, Cisco Network Administration, phone and Unity voicemail server support.
  • Performed Citrix server installations administration and support, VMware server administration, and Windows server installations on VMware.
  • Performed Primavera software install and support for P6 project scheduling, and Primavera Expedition or Contract manager server installations upgrades and support.
  • Performed software and server support for an Ames 500-1000 node network in five states with 500 users.
  • Assisted with critical system outages, software upgrades, and capacity planning.
  • Coordinated with business executives, software experts, server team and help desk team.
  • Managed and supported LAN, WAN and Internet Networks in a mission critical 24x7 environment.
  • Demonstrated a proven track record; successful 99.999% uptime.
IT Team Leader / IT contractor, 02/1996 to 04/1997
Entex Information Services City, STATE,
  • Grew the business relationship to five onsite techs at Travelers Insurance company in Mendota MN.
  • Was promoted and moved to Blue Cross and Blue shield as Entex Team leader.
  • Led nine techs that did software installations, break fix repairs, server installations and all types of IT projects.
Senior Customer Engineer, 10/1994 to 02/1996
Entex Information Services City, STATE,
  • Began as a break fix tech and went to repair HP printers, Lexmark Printers, IBM Laptops.
  • Worked into a customer support tech role and did software installations, and help desk support.
  • Worked at Travelers Insurance and started as sole tech.
Professional Courses and Certifications
: , Expected in 2011
VMware VCP 4 & 5 Training - Golden Valley, MN

I took the EMC VMware VCP manage, configure & support classes for v4 & V5 2010-2011.

Bachelor of Science: IT and Network technology, Expected in 2010
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN

GPA 3.7/4.0

Technical Certificate: PC LAN & Network Technology, Expected in 1995
Brown Tech College - Minneapolis, MN

Specialized in PC technology, Windows operating systems, Apple operating systems, Unix operating Systems, Novell Networking, network design and topology and desktop support. A+ Certification.

GPA 3.5/4.0 Graduated with honors.

Proffesional Affiliations
  • VMware Users Group (VMUG), 2009-Present
  • Citrix Users Group, 2007-2009

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  • VMware VCP 4 & 5 Training
  • Capella University
  • Brown Tech College
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  • IT Infrastructure Architect
  • IT Consultant / Windows Systems Engineer 3
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