senior active directory engineer resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

An accomplished Network /Systems Engineer with over 25 years of experience supporting various businesses and organizations, both in the classroom (as a trainer), in the work field (as a Technical Expert), and in the boardroom as Lead Consultant.

  • Microsoft Enterprise Messaging System
  • Microsoft Windows Software Update Services
  • Symantec Enterprise Solutions (Anti-Virus)
  • Quest Active Role Server and Recovery Manager for AD
  • EMC Avamar Backup System
  • AirWatch Services/ VMware Workspace ONE
  • Technical Training
  • Network Systems, Upgrades
  • Network Hardware/Software Maintenance
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
  • Splunk Integrations and Research
  • Utilized Troubleshoot Active Directory, Office 365 and range of Microsoft Office suites
  • Engineering/project management experience
Work History
Senior Active Directory Engineer, 08/2019 - Current
Bio-Rad Laboratories Portland, ME,
  • Maintain secure systems and address vulnerabilities via Group Policy
  • Perform domain controller patching
  • Provide weekly status reports on projects and tasks
  • Create and manage domains
  • Develop disaster recovery strategies
  • Monitor and maintain functioning Messaging system
  • Identify and implement improvements needed in AD architecture
  • Develop and maintain system documentation
  • Collaborate with security on baselines and strategy
  • Worked with customers to understand needs and provide required service
  • Manage large Domain structure with over 2000 users and over 3000 Computers
  • Developed structured Directory Services that increased reliability and used as authentic source of company information
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys
Information Technology Consultant, 06/2009 - 08/2019
Ntt Data Corporation Arlington, VA,
  • Maintain and monitor Active Directory configuration and replication
  • Use Symantec Ghost Solution Suite for Desktop and Server OS cloning, and standardized imaging platform and deployment
  • Assist is Azure migration using ADFS integration in hybrid environment
  • Exchange Messaging System Migration
  • Splunk indexing and search tool for AD and Exchange environment
  • Monitor and maintain functioning Messaging system
  • DNS configuration and maintenance
  • Application testing and recommendation
  • Perform changes in server configurations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Server and application problems
  • Using EMC Avamar Backup software for system backup, verification, testing, and restore of Production servers
  • Perform delegation of system permissions and authorizations, GPO
  • Install any software or operating system service pack upgrades
  • Develop and execute procedures to install any "hotfix" using WSUS and MBSA
  • Provided strategic and tactical advice and support on successful ways for using technology to achieve specific business goals
  • Controlled development of test areas, systems test data and staging lab testing methods prior to implementing new systems
  • Provided strategic and tactical advice on successful ways for using technology to achieve specific business goals
Senior Network Engineer, 05/2005 - 06/2009
Dechert Llp Charlotte, NC,
  • Responsible for day-to-day Messaging Central Services, SMI/ADMA and lab operations
  • Provide support for design, implementation, and continuing operation of SAA's Active Directory and Messaging Architecture (ADMA) Project
  • Keep current all operating system software, templates, and applications for Messaging servers including Domain Controllers, bridgehead servers, connectors and all other related Messaging architecture components
  • Checked rigorous application of information security policies, principles and practices for continuous delivery of network services
  • Installed, supported and maintained company hardware and software infrastructure according to best practices
  • Managed application patches, data backup, security changes and network configuration, imaging, and replaced boards, changed servers and loaded and tested software applications
  • Restoring Systems to original functional state using Veritas backup disk restore and Quest Recovery Manager for AD
  • Conducted security assessments and made recommendations for disaster recovery, remote access, network appliances, servers and directory services security
  • Analyzed, troubleshot and enhanced network performance to drive efficiency
  • Technically supported project planning team for development and implementation of proposals and solutions to address hardware and software problems and network emergencies
  • Coordinated with various teams for disaster planning and performed network backup and monitored recovery processes
  • Reduced Company production down-time by large margin by working with Engineering teams to investigate and resolve software and hardware defects before it affects production
College Instructor, 01/2002 - 05/2005
TESST College Of Technology City, STATE,
  • Provide training to students on Network Information Systems (NIS), Computer maintenance and repair, Active Directory Infrastructure, and all Microsoft Windows (MCSE) track
  • Achieved highest success rate with students who took external certifications (MSCE, A+, Network +, etc.)
  • Maintained regular office hours to help students with questions and provide educational support
  • Worked with graduate students and teaching assistants on development of classroom material and teaching practicums
  • Distributed course syllabus and responded to student questions and concerns regarding standards, material, grading and progression
  • Actively participated in development and implementation of curriculum and instructional modules to help streamline incoming freshmen’s placement into appropriate Classes and IT courses
Master of Science (MS): Computer Science, Expected in 1995
University Of Lagos - Nigeria,
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Bachelor of Engineering: Computer Engineering, Expected in 1992
Enugu State University - ,
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  • COMPTIA Security+ (2019)
  • Exchange Messaging System (2017)
  • Microsoft Lync Training (2017)
  • ITIL Foundations for Service Desk, Beginner Practitioner, 2017, MCTS, Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Configuration (2012)
  • MCITP, Enterprise Messaging Professional 2010 (2011)
  • MCTS, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (2008)
  • MCSA, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2008)
  • Network +, COMPTIA Network + Certification (2002)
  • CCNP, CISCO Certified Network Professional (2001)
  • COMPTIA A+ Certification (2001)
  • MCSE, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2000)

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  • University Of Lagos
  • Enugu State University

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  • Senior Active Directory Engineer
  • Information Technology Consultant
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • College Instructor


  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Bachelor of Engineering

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