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Dr. Las Vegas, NV
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Manager, Hands on leader who’s been in a leadership role for the
last years. Several years working for industry leading organizations,
exposed to best practices through tried and tested business continuity
methodologies. Proven track record of providing best in class service
in the support of Operations and Infrastructure. Successful in commanding
excellent communication and being able to translate the input of business
requirements into tactical solutions. Takes the initiative to drive
new technologies that reduce costs associated with operating and capital
budgets and increasing productivity. Team player who promotes collaboration
among IT departments and Business Units, empowering employees to achieve
individual success and growth by contributing to the overall success
of the organization. |
Engineer, providing security specific framework solutions to F
and government agencies based on enterprise technology. Building and
installing security applications on virtual and non virtual MS
and Linux RedHat servers and configuring IIS and Apache web servers,
RSA, Radius, LDAP and TACACS+ servers. Configuring middleware appliances
for the purposes of providing central enterprise authentication. Familiar
with compliance regulations. Monitored and installed intrusion detection
and prevention systems. Applied Identity and Access Management framework
solutions based on Active Directory and RACF directory services.
Data Center/Systems Engineer, Management of Ksqft complex Data
Center, providing level IV support for the production infrastructure
w/ + HP ProLiant DL/Blade Servers running the latest Windows technologies.
Successfully thrived in a mission critical Five Nines uptime, / environment.
Operated within strict Change Management and SLA policies and procedures,
ensuring a constant state of compliance. Systems included SAN attached
MS Clusters and VMware HA Clusters, MS Web Server Web farms, SQL,
Domino Server, SMS, DNS, WINS, NETIQ, DHCP, Veritas Master Back up
servers and tape libraries. Led high visible projects that involved
cross departmental collaboration and vendor management.
|Santa Monica College,
Santa Monica, CA
Computer Science Major
Fabric San Designer
IBM Mainframe Security
Server RACF, Administration Cert
IBM Mainframe Security
Server RACF, Analysis and Reporting Cert
MCSE Windows NT
MS Cluster Certified
Systems: MS Win Server, Advanced Server, MS Win Enterprise,
Web and Standard Editions, Novell Netware ., Novell Intranet and Novell
for workgroups, OS/, Linux, RedHat ., Fedora Core, Solaris, z/OS,
Mac OS , Cisco IOS ., MS NT Server, MS Win XP Professional, MS Vista,
Applications: Active Directory, MS Exchange , Lotus Domino
Server .., MS SQL Server , VMware ESX Server/Virtual Center,
Veritas Storage Foundation, NetBackup, ARCserve, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise,
NetIQ AppManager Suite, Focal Point, HP Open View, Remedy, Terminal
Session Emulator, Norton AntiVirus/Utilities, Net Meeting, Seibel,
People Soft, EMC Documentum, Power Path and Navisphere, Master Agent,
Vanguard Administrator/Auditor/Advisor/Authenticator, CA Identity Manager/Single
SignOn, RSA, Centrify Direct Control, Signet Privilege Management System,
MS Office , MS Visio, MS Project.
Raised flooring, hot aisles/cold aisles, three phase power, phase
amp standard/ amp blade fully redundant racks, crak units, RPP
Panels, temperature circuits, redundant grid distribution, power to
cooling metrics, install vs. utilization power %'s, Compaq/HP U Racks,
Fiber switch back bone, SAN, Tape Libraries, KVM Switches, APC Racks,
APC PDU and Managed Power Strips.
Server class systems HP ProLiant Servers, Enclosures/Blade Servers,
HP Itanium Server, Unisys ES Server, Dell Servers, Compaq Servers,
Sun Micro Systems.
EMC Symmetrix/Clariion, Brocade / Silkworm Fabric Switches,
Dual Fabric Core Edge Topology, Brocade E Extension and Switches,
Brocade iSCSI Gateway, Dense Wave Division Multiplexers, SFQ Trunks,
Storage Tek Powderhorn Tape Library, Sun StorEdge L Tape Libraries,
ISL Trunks, GBIC, Emulex HBA, HP Storage Arrays, HP MSA Storage
Arrays, HP Smart Array Controllers.
Nortel , Cisco Nexus K, K & K, Citrix NetScaler, IPsec, VPN,
Cat, Fiber Optics, T, OC/, LDAP, Radius, TACACS+, TCP/IP, Proxy,
DNS, SMS, DHCP Scopes, IPX/SPX, Win Sock, Wireless.
|My Space, Inc.,
Las Vegas, NV.
MANAGER, DATA CENTER
to distributed Data Center Operations teams focusing on continuous improvement
and management of tactical and strategic operational activities for
one of the largest and dynamic online environments in the world.
Project Management, engage in Change & Incident Management, Escalation
of Critical Systems and Network Infrastructure Remediation.
Oversee the additions,
deletions and major modifications to the supporting infrastructure utilizing
an expertise in Datacenter design standards, interact with facilities
in regards to power utilization, cooling & space terms/issues.
Oversee staff to
ensure operations plans, budget, policies, procedures and schedules
are adhered to and are consistent with overall goals & objectives
and lead geographically diverse teams; select, train, mentor, assess
performance, assign work, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions
Partner with other
IT departments, customers & vendors to ensure the highest levels
of x system availability & reliability to exceed defined Service
Level Agreements SLA
Define, track, and
report on Key Performance Indicators KPI for data center operations
Stay current on
technological evolution and make recommendations for continuous system
improvements and energy efficiency
Manage the operational
relationships and negotiate service & maintenance agreements with
vendors & service providers
Las Vegas, NV.
PRODUCT DELIVERY / INTEGRATOR
of new Data Center, MDF closet, Power Redundancy/Distribution, Capacity
Racks & Server
relocation, Conducted vendor management and insured all time lines were
and troubleshooting Windows Operating Systems and Hardware failures.
SMS, Proxy, DNS
|Vanguard Integrity Professionals,
Las Vegas, NV.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ENGINEER
/ Distributed Systems Assess enterprise wide security, Access/ Identity
Management and Compliance by applying IDS, IPS and central enterprise
authentication principles leveraging Active Directory and or RACF. Auditing
and Security Management / Automation.
On site assessments
included reports, logs, documentation and remediation details outlining
products and services including costs and timeline.
Performed on site
proof of concepts on Windows, Linux, Novell virtual nodes or client’s
staff meeting where suggested solutions get reverse engineered and approved.
Exposed to key Access
Management methodologies, several base line security models and became
familiar with many different vendor security applications.
to IT Governance Committee's, Chief Security Officers, Security Administrators
and other mid to high level IT Management outlining roadmap solutions.
to the Director of Professional Services and on behalf of clients provided
all levels of technical support and liaison.
and Access Management, Intrusion Detection, Single Sign On, two factor
authentication, central enterprise authentication solutions, HIPAA,
SOX, PCI compliance and ACF to RACF migrations.
the fortune , Government Agencies and banks world wide.
the Sales Dept. and an integral element of the customer retention program.
Las Vegas, NV
IT MANAGER, OPERATIONS DEPT.
As acting Operations
Manager, was responsible for the planning and directing the activities
of the Data Center Operations, ensuring the availability, reliability,
performance, security, and recovery of all our systems and networks.
management, and oversight for the provisioning, implementation, support,
and daytoday operations of IT infrastructure resources, components,
and services critical to the flawless operation of our multiplatform,
/ data center and remote sites.
MS Windows technology
and VMware based Servers. MS SQL, MS Exchange and Black Berry Servers.
Sonic firewalls and wireless.
Provided hands on
leadership, mentoring and direction to team consisting of Network Administration,
Network Engineering, Systems Engineering and Technicians.
Insured IT activities
were compliant to Banking Regulations
Data Center consolidations,
decommissioning, procurement and moves.
vendor management and performed technology assessments that lead to
process improvement and cost reduction.
and Operational costs, Performance Reports and insured individual career
Promoted a collaborative
team concept at work.
tools to track and produce reporting on network utilization, security,
incident tracking and enterprise administration and provisioning with
Active Directory Services.
Corporation, Calabasas, CA.
LEAD SR. ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS
Led major projects
for assigned areas as they related to the application, hardware, network,
configuration and interactions with other IT support groups.
of system upgrades, enhancements, migrations within the Business Units,
with the other IT support groups and third party vendors.
validated SAN attached MS Cluster’s and evaluated new technology and
vendors in development test environments prior to release into the production
Installed and configured
ESX Servers, VirtualCenter, HA Clusters, networking and storage. Managed
deployments, resources and access. Planned for growth as needed.
HP Proliant and
Blade server shop.
Designed a dual
fabric core edge SAN leveraging Brocade directors and switches w/ EMC
Symmetrix and Clariion cabinets.
SAN Servers from the HBA to SAN.
Worked on standardizing
several enterprise builds and back up, disaster recovery and NetIQ processes.
the commitment to compliance by insuring the department was adhering
to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and
the department's policies and procedures, reporting all incidence of
Developed a cooperative
and strong team environment,
and dependable systems,
class customer service, customer responsiveness and satisfaction through