A Senior Microsoft Engineer and System Administrator with a solid 20+ year track-record of steering the development, implementation, deployment, and optimization of infrastructure architectures to achieve maximum uptime across large, complex, and global IT environments. Manages IT/technical projects, including SCCM, patch management process design/implementation, and migrations to exceed quality objectives within all budgets and timelines. Provides support for large cloud virtualized infrastructures, flexible to resolve critical issues in 24/7/365 environments based on service level agreements, and manages client system lifecycles and current domain documentation using PowerShell, Visio, Word and Excel.
Microsoft (SCCM, Windows Server, and Microsoft HPC) ~ Dell ~ HP ~ Manage Engine Products ~ Aruba ~ Cisco ~ ANSYS.
Managed Microsoft Security Patch Projects for Six Customer Accounts using SCCM, Manage Engine, and Shavlik.
Oversaw the Change Control Review Board to formulate strategic decisions on software change processes.
Lead VMware Architect: Selene Finance Account VSphere 4.0 upgrade.
Led Engineer: HPE Microsoft HPC (High Performance Computing) ANSYS Buildout using the Apollo series chassis.
SENIOR SYSTEMS ARCHITECT November 2011 to January 2017PCPC DIRECT － Houston, TX
Designed, developed, built, and tested technical solutions to support the infrastructures of each client/customer and empower them
to meet their short and long term business objectives.
Documented all processes and solutions and ensured compliance with SOX
mandates and security requirements.
SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER May 2010 to November 2011SPARK ENERGY － Houston, TX
Successfully Researched, Developed, and Deployed Innovative Technology Solutions (Microsoft/VMware) and
Automated Processes to maximize the technology infrastructure and meet the unique business, quality, virtualization, and
efficiency goals for each client within their system capabilities and allocated budgets.
Provided Technical Support and Expertise to Complex and Escalated Client Performance Issues across a diverse
Composed Numerous Technical Documentation Guides, including the Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2012 Server
Install Guide and VMware documentation for the virtual server implementation across large global environments.
Supported Active Directory Processes for Group Policies, Data Migrations, and NTFS Permissions.
Installed, configured, and managed virtualization and cloud components in line with required security standards.
operating procedures (SOPs), diagnosed and troubleshot issues, led migrations, developed weekly drive space reports on VMware
file shares, and technical enhancements and solutions to maintain uninterrupted operations across an evolving environment.
SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER July 2001 to June 2010CSC
Partnered with oil and gas organizations, including Equiva Services, Motiva, Equillon, Texaco, Pennzoil Lubricants, Shell Oil Product US and BHP Billiton to manage systems engineering processes/activities and IT projects, provide second/third level support to multi-site global enterprises with 10000 users, complete due diligence documentation, lead systems migrations/hardware configurations, and transition solutions for steady state support.
Served as the Lead Windows Project Engineer: Dynamic Desktop Rollout using HP Blade System c7000 with Flex10 connectivity, Documentum Disaster Recovery Blade Enclosure, and Documentum 6.5 Upgrade.
Directed the 5-Year Shell Global Microsoft Security Patching Project.
Maintained the global server list, coordinated server outages with refineries/global datacenters, deployed monthly patches out to 1000+ servers, and tested all patches.
Achieved the Firm's World Migration Record with 645 Migrations in One Week during the SOP US and Motiva GI migration reject.
Transitioned 200+ Servers from the Clear Lake DC to the Shell IC in 48 Hours with the Shell Datacenter move project.
Managed the CMDB Hardware Configuration Manager Project to maintain current records on infrastructure components and documentation on SOE build guides, serial numbers, asset tags, warranty information, and hardware configurations.
Supported 8 ESX Servers with 130 Intel images (Windows and Linux).
Lead Technical Engineer on the CA Network and Systems Management Project to design/install monitoring infrastructure and remote sites.
SENIOR MICROSOFT ENGINEER/CONSULTANT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
A Senior Microsoft Engineer and System Administrator with a solid 20+ year track-record of steering the development,
implementation, deployment, and optimization of infrastructure architectures to achieve maximum uptime across large, complex,
and global IT environments.
Manages IT/technical projects, including SCCM, patch management process design/implementation,
and migrations to exceed quality objectives within all budgets and timelines.
Provides support for large cloud virtualized
infrastructures, flexible to resolve critical issues in 24/7/365 environments based on service level agreements, and manages client
system lifecycles and current domain documentation using PowerShell, Visio, Word and Excel.
Lead Virtual Engineer HIGHLIGHTED PROJECTS AND RESULTS
VMware 3.51): Steered the physical to virtual (P2V) conversion of 80+ white box workstation grade
machines running third party applications (SQL/EOL/homegrown) Completed the 24 Month Project in Only Six Months.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Chemistry, 1992OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY － Stillwater, OK, US
A+ Certified, Active Directory, AD, ANSYS, Architect, ASM, ATP, Backup Exec, Backup, budgets,CCNA, Cisco, CA, Hardware Configuration, hardware, Network and Systems, cpu, Client, data warehouse, Database, DC, Dell, Disaster Recovery, Documentation, Documentum, Documentum 6.5, Due Diligence, Engineer, HP, Intel, Layout, LDAP, Linux, memory, MCSE, Excel, Exchange, Windows, window, Windows 3.x, 3.x, Word, Migration, Network, Oil, optimization, Policies, process design, Processes, quality, Safety, Servers, Shell, service level agreements, SOP, SQL, Symantec, System Administrator, systems engineering, Systems Engineer, Desktop Support, Technical Support, Technical Documentation, Technician, unique, Upgrade, Visio, Windows Server
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Bachelor of Science : Chemistry , 1992
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