Certified IT professional with a well diverse background in a wide range of technologies including designing, configuring, implementing and supporting applications and hardware in a large global environment.
Sr. System Engineer, 10/2005
to Current Corner,
Designs and implements highly available and disaster recovery solutions.
Define and configure automated kickstart installation for provisioning RHEL 5 and 6 servers; Design, architect, and implement infrastructure services including DNS, FTP, SFTP, NFS, Oracle, Apache, JBoss, and CUPS; Recommend and execute Linux server hardware and software configurations, installations, patching, integrations, upgrades and performance tunings; Manage and maintain backup solutions for backing up Oracle databases, Windows and UNIX clients using Symantec Netbackup 7.1; Manage and maintain monitoring and reporting solutions for Windows, UNIX and VMware hosts using Argent; Performs daily administration of Enterprise storage which includes performance monitoring, tuning, troubleshooting and provisioning storage of Winchester and NetApp Work closely with Database Administrators, Systems Engineers and other IT teams to ensure storage solutions meet specific business needs.
Revamped Netbackup schedule and upgraded environment from Netbackup 6.5 to Netbackup 7.1.
Computer Technician, 03/2005
to 09/2005 Northrop Grumman – Arlington,
Managed users accounts and security groups with Active Directory; Performed incremental and full backups of Windows Exchange and file servers using Veritas Backup Exec 9.0; Provided desk side support for internal users by performing equipment upgrades and repair of in house equipment; Responsible for contacting major computer companies to order replacement parts and equipment as needed for desktops and servers; Resolved Microsoft Exchange mail and Outlook calendar issues in relation to Cingular, Verizon, and T-Mobile Blackberry wireless handheld devices; Use Symantec Ghost 8.0 to clone and save IBM desktop and laptop images;.
PC/LAN Technician, 09/2003
to 03/2005 Lexington County Information Services – Lexington,
Provided desk side support for internal and external users by performing equipment upgrades; Used Remote Desktop, DameWare and PC Anywhere, to remotely connect to clients and perform software upgrades and administration tasks; Constructed Dell Server Rack using Dell PowerEdge 2650 and 2850 servers; Managed and configured client logins using Windows Server 2003 Active Directory; Installed Entersys wireless network and 48-port Enterasys switches with fiber optic modules for Lexington County Judicial Center; Successfully rewired Lexington County Administration Building with fiber cabling while upgrading network infrastructure to Enterasys equipment without incurring user downtime during process; Terminated Cat5e cable and installed RJ45 wall jacks using 568B standard for Lexington County; Performed computer hardware and software upgrades while migrating users from Windows 98 to Windows 2000 and XP operating systems; Setup and managed centralized Windows 2000 print servers;.
Master of Science: Information Technology,
5 2008 University of Maryland University College - Adelphi,
MD Information Technology
Associate: Telecommunications Systems Management,
5 2005 Midlands Technical College - SC Telecommunications Systems Management
Certificate in Networking Specialist (MCSE): 5 2005 Midlands Technical College - SC
Certificate in Information Systems Networking: 12 2003 Midlands Technical College - SC
Certificate in Local Area Networking Systems: 12 2003 Midlands Technical College - SC
Certificate in Router and Network Configuration (CCNA): 7 2003 Midlands Technical College - SC
Bachelor of Science: Computer Engineering,
12 2001 University of South Carolina - SC Computer Engineering
Red Hat Certified System Administrator - (RHCSA)
Active Directory, Apache, architect, backup, cable, cabling, Cat5, CCNA, Hardware, computer hardware, client, clients, databases, Database, Dell, Dell PowerEdge Servers, desktops, DHCP, disaster recovery, DNS, file servers, FTP, Ghost 8.0, HP-UX, IBM, Information Systems, JBoss, Local Area Networking, Linux, MCSE, Exchange, Microsoft Exchange, mail, Outlook, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Enterprise, Network, Networking, NFS, Operating Systems, Oracle, PC Anywhere, PowerEdge, print servers, RedHat 4, Red Hat, reporting, Router, servers, SMTP, Solaris 8, switches, Symantec, System Administrator, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, UNIX, upgrades, upgrading, Veritas Backup, Veritas Cluster Server, Netbackup, Netbackup 6.5, Netbackup 7.1
Master of Science : Information Technology , 5 2008 Associate : Telecommunications Systems Management , 5 2005 Certificate in Networking Specialist (MCSE) : 5 2005 Certificate in Information Systems Networking : 12 2003 Certificate in Local Area Networking Systems : 12 2003 Certificate in Router and Network Configuration (CCNA) : 7 2003 Bachelor of Science : Computer Engineering , 12 2001
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