Professional Summary

Hard working IT professional with strong hardware, software, networking, and enterprise experience.

Aggressive adopter of new platforms, technologies, and solutions.

Proven teamwork, communication, social, and leadership skills.

Committed as both a teacher and a student of ongoing technological progression.

Applicable Skills

Hyper-V/Failover Cluster Manager 2012/2012R2

  • iSCSI & MPIO Network Config/Management
  • SSL Replication Config/Management
  • SSL Extended Replication Config/Management
  • Physical NIC iSCSI Config/Management
  • Dynamic vs. Static Disk Management
  • Generation 1 vs. Generation 2 VM Management
  • IDE vs. SCSI Disk Config/Management
  • Replication VM NIC Config/Management
  • CSV Config/Management
  • NIC Teaming Config/Management
  • Maintenance Sequence Management
  • Guest Clustering Config/Management
  • Fluent in Hyper-V, Failover Cluster Manager, and SCVMM toolsets

SAN Management – NimbleSAN

  • LUN Creation
  • LUN Snapshotting
  • Hybrid Storage (SSD) Configuration per LUN
  • iSCSI Network Configuration (dedicated subnets)
  • Pass-through local disk creation
  • Protection Policy Management
  • LUN Snapshot Replication Management
  • SAN Performance Policy Creation/Management

Exchange Enterprise 2010/2013 Management

  • Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 Migration
  • User Account Management
  • CAS IIS HTTP Redirect Configuration/Management
  • SMTP/MAPI CAS Load Balancer Configuration/Management
  • ActiveSync Security Policy Configuration/Management
  • Distribution/Security Group Configuration/Management
  • Public Folder Config/Management
  • Unified Messaging Management
  • User Exchange Archive Policy Config/Management
  • Full Access/Read Access Management
  • Multiple Database (DAG) Config/Networking/Failover/Management
  • Log Truncation Management
  • Site-to-Site Failover Management
  • Outlook Anywhere Config/Management
  • Autodiscover Configuration
  • Inbound/Outbound Smarthost Config/Management
  • Internal and External Connector Management
  • Firewall Port/WAN IP Management

Systems Center Configuration Manager 2012/2012 SP1/2012R2

  • PXE OS Imaging
  • USMT Config/Management
  • OS Image Windows Updates Config/Management
  • Antivirus (SCEP) Config/Management
  • Software Center Config/Management
  • 3rd Party Application Creation/Deployment/Management
  • Automatic Deployment Rules Creation/Management
  • Client Collection ADR/AV Policy Config Management
  • Collection-based Alert Management

Systems Center Operations Manager 2012/2012 SP1/2012R2

  • Per-Platform Management Pack Configuration/Management
  • SQL SSRS Reporting Config/Management
  • Health Explorer Config/Mangement
  • Remote Task Config/Management
  • Dell OpenManage Essentials SCOM Sync/Config
  • SCOM Alert Config/Management
  • Alert-Specific Task Automation

Systems Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012/2012 SP1/2012R2

  • VM OS Template Management
  • VM Settings Template Management
  • VMM Library Creation/Management
  • Library VM’s – Cold Storage
  • Virtual NIC/VLAN configuration
  • VM Cluster Guest Migration Management
  • Host Utilization Optimization

Systems Center Data Protection Manager 2012/2012 SP1/2012R2

  • Create/Modify Protection Groups
  • Bare Metal Backup Config/Management
  • Data Recovery Config/Management
  • Storage Management
  • Client Management
  • Site-to-Site DPM Replication Management
  • Throughput Throttling Management

Systems Center Service Center 2012/2012 SP1/2012R2

  • KnowledgeBase Management
  • SCOM Connector Management
  • SCVMM Connector Management
  • Reporting Management

Firewall Management

  • Vendors: Palo Alto, Cisco, Sonicwall, WatchGuard, Cyberoam
  • NAT/Policy Rules Management
  • WAN IP/Port Management
  • Group/Collection Policy Management
  • SSL VPN Client and Gateway Management
  • Static Route Management

Remote Desktop Services 2012R2

  • From-Scratch RDS 2012R2 Deployment
  • Server Group Policy Management
  • Computer Group Policy Management
  • RemoteApp Creation/Management (Web and local versions)
  • Remote Desktop Gateway Config/Management
  • User Group Access Policy Config/Management
  • Per-User RDS Profile VHDX Config/Management

Domain Controller Management

  • Active Directory Management
  • Group Policy Management
  • DCDIAG Utility Management
  • Start Of Authority Management
  • Replication Management
  • Security Management (methods of authentication)
  • Certificate Authority Management
  • Understanding of Domain Level vs. Functional Level

SQL Server Management (SQL 2008R2-2012)

  • Database Instance Creation/Management
  • Permissions Management
  • TempDB File Management
  • SQL RAM Management
  • SSRS (Reporting Services) Configuration/Management
  • SQL Activity Monitor Troubleshooting/Navigation
  • Degree of Parallelism Configuration/Management
  • Real-time Query Execution to Identify Problems/Slowdowns

Networking Management

  • OSI Model
  • Load Balancing (Microsoft, Kemp)
  • WAN
  • LAN
  • DMZ
  • MPLS
  • IPSec VPN (Client and site-to-site)
  • Class B/Class C Subnetting
  • Stretch Cluster Networking
  • SNMP
  • iSCSI
  • MPIO
  • Jumbo Frames
  • VLAN
  • PortFast
  • Spanning Tree
  • NAT
  • FTP
  • Static Route Management

Dell Hardware Management/Dell OpenManage Essentials

  • Firmware Update Management
  • Monitoring Config/Management
  • OMSA Config/Management
  • SNMP Community Config/Management via GPO

Voice System Management – Avaya, Cisco, Lync 2013

  • Call Routing
  • 800 Number Handling
  • Hunt Group Management
  • Mobile Twinning Management
  • Fax Management
  • User Management
  • Unified Messaging Management

IIS v.7/8/8.5

  • Authentication Method Config/Management
  • HTTP to HTTPS Manual Redirect
  • Application Pool Management

DNS/Domain Registrar

  • CPanel
  • DNS
  • MX
  • TXT
  • CName
  • PTR
  • SPF

Microsoft OS/Software Licensing Management

  • KLS Management
  • VLSC Management
  • Microsoft “Soft-Audit” Management
  • Internal MSFT Licensing Audit Management

Leadership

  • Selected as “High Potential IT Leader” by Evanta CIO Training series in 2014
  • Evanta CIO Executive Leadership Training – University of Chicago, Booth School of Business in 2014
  • Evanta CIO Mid-Market and Executive level conference participant (2012-present)
  • Management of Direct Reports
  • Translating complicated concepts into simple language to users and executives
  • Creation and management of very strong peer relationships in IT community local, nationally, and globally
  • Management of IT budget