A highly competent and organized senior systems administrator with experience of software Procurement, installation, administration & possess a proven ability to assist with the day-to-day running of an IT department and its business . Extensive knowledge of monitoring and controlling data security within guidelines to ensure compliance and report on possible improvements, well mannered, articulate and able to act as point of contact for colleagues and external clients Looking for a suitable systems administrator position with an exciting, innovative and ambitious company that offers room for progression
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Windows and Linux
Website and portal monitoring
Remote access technology
Excellent diagnostic skills
Microsoft Team System
Expertise in Mozy Online Backup
Knowledgeable in Mac systems
Knowledgeable in Mac systems
Data privacy applications
Data backup and retrieval
CISCO router management
Excellent communication skills
Senior System Administrator01/2012
to 12/2014 Atlantic Exhibits – Chantilly,
Manages the day-to-day operations of the Atlantic exhibits' host computers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair.Ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained.Applies revisions to host system firmware and software.Works with vendors to assist support activities.Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability.Trains staff in how to use new software and hardware developed and/or acquired.Performs troubleshooting as required.As such, leads problem- solving efforts often involving outside vendors and or organizations.Establishes, maintains and manages user's accounts.Installs, modifies and maintains systems and utility software on server computer systems.Provides server support related to other software.Establishes guidelines and methods for the installation and management of the host computer operating systems, disk arrays, fiber channel switches, tape libraries and other components.Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.Develops procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.Develops procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.Develops and coordinates project directions and schedules to maximize benefits and minimize impacts on the customer organizations.Provides leadership in planning and implementation of projects for computer operations and enterprise systems administration.Develops tools, procedures, and training sessions for operations, client support and systems development staff to assist with work.Manages the data center and computer host systems including hardware, software and equipment such as air-conditioning system, ups (uninterrupted power system) and fire protection system.Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for Atlantic exhibits' to take advantage of new technology.Recommended architectural improvements, design solutions and integration solutions.Managed firewall, network monitoring and server monitoring both on- and off-site.Recommended network security standards to management.Managed creative projects from concept to completion while managing outside vendors.
Senior System Administrator09/2009
to 12/2012 ATLANTIC EXHIBITS – Chantilly,
Responsible for managing the local area network and systems problems Serving as the focal point of contact for any security matters, servers/workstations problem, and network issues.Leads project for the IS Operations and strategic planning, including planning, testing and implementation.Upgrading, maintaining and configuring LAN/WAN security and tape library.Administering Windows 2003/2008 servers, Exchange 2003/2007/2010, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, Windows XP/Windows7, VMware vSphere, cloud computing Compose IT security requirement.Oversee LAN architecture and continuously update based on advancements in technology and Biz needs.Maintain and update department policies and procedures.Maintain comprehensive, concise and clear Network documentation.Proactively monitor/manage all network and servers alerts, Support VOIP.Managing and implementing Microsoft Windows Server OS based web and database server Maintain Security Certification and Accreditation Package for Federally owned systems Maintain accurate account of all hardware and software inventory on the project Manage software licenses usage on the project Plan and optimize IT infrastructure to maintain high utilization and capacity Implemented and managed BMC Service Desk Use the Customization Wizard to tailor the application's user interface Implemented and managed Bomgar for secure remote support throughout the organization.
to 06/2008 TD Solutions, LLC
Installed, configured and maintain Active Directory, network, servers, backup, upgrade, and hardware Software maintenance, and troubleshoot LAN connectivity issues.
Create and administer user accounts Permissions and rights to network resources Patch and software update management Ghosting, imaging, and image maintenance User training on new software/hardware and Staff Development Exchange and Outlook troubleshooting Printer repair and maintenance Cisco VPN configuration.
to 02/2007 DW Computer – Westland,
Ghosting, Imaging, setup and maintenance.
Set up and maintain home and small office networks, both wireless and wired.
Computer and related hardware repairs and security updates in homes and small offices.
Carry out security updates and clean spy ware and ad ware from clients' home and small office computer system Provide consultancy services to clients, what systems and services they might need for their SOHO.
Provide user training on software and hardware Achieved all set targets for changes in the production network Grew in the position as an computer support tech , increasing my expertise and level of responsibility Provided excellent customer service and received consistently positive feedback.
Bachelor of Science: Information Technology2002Central Washington University-
BA of Science: 1 2002-
AA: Chemical Engineering1 2000Cheikh Diop University-
Dakar: Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
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