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IFEJIKA JOHN A.
CCNA, MCSE, MCDBA,
MCITP, VCP, CCSP
Forest Place, Apt , Oak Park, IL
and Educated Information Technology Professional, with over years’
Systems Administration, and Client Server Technology. Outstanding
clearly with end users and nontechnical personnel to understand and
and provide support. Lifelong learning working with many diverse
Cisco Routers and Switches, ServersIBM, Dell, HP, Desktops, Laptops,
Printers, Network Scanners, PDA, Multiplexers, Cryptographic equipment,
CSU/DSU, Fiber Optic Modems, Test Equipment, Firewalls Cisco PIX ,
, , ASA ,, Watchguard, Sonicwall, Altigen VOIP
Phones, Autoloaders Dell, Exabyte, HP, BlueCoat, NAS, SANiSCSI, Fiber
Channel , Wireless APs and controllers Cisco, Motorola, Meru, Barracuda
Spam filter, Web filter, Cymphonix, Palo Alto , Fax servers.
Software and Tools:
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Nav ., QuickBooks, ACT, Active
Directory, Clustering, LDAP, VBScript, ScriptLogic, DNS, DHCP,
DFS, WINS, IIS, FTP, SFTP, PGP, WDS, KMS, VLAN, VPNCisco, Microsoft,
Citrix, Forefront UAG , Remote Access, VERITAS Backup Exec, Exchange
AdministrationWK, WK, , System Center Essentials , SCOM
R, SCCM R, R, SharePoint , WSS ./., WSUS, SMS,
SharePoint Designer , FrontPage , SQL Administration , WK,
WK, WK, VMWare, VI Foundation, VSphere . ,.,. Antispam
Postini, Spamstopshere, Intermedia, Exchange Hosted Services, Symantec
Antivirus, Mail Security for MS Exchange, Backup Exec, Ghost, EZCAP,
Google Apps Administration, Application Support.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
of Science in Information Technology,
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
of Science Degree in Computer Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Administration, Certified: MCSE, MCSA, Power Tech Training, Lakewood,
MCITP Enterprise Administrator, MCDBA SQL , MCSE Messaging WK,
WK, MCSA Messaging WK, WK, MCTS Vista Config, Exchange ,
AD Config, WSS ., SharePoint MCDST, CCNA, CCNP Security,
CCA, Network+, A+, Microsoft Business Management Specialization Specialist
– Nav ., VCP
District Network Mgr / – Present
– Maine Township High School District, Park Ridge, IL
and mentor employees Network Engineer and LAN II Admin
from Novell to Active Directory – This includes project planning,
AD architecture, design and implementation using Windows
R on VMware ESXi .. Installed and configured DFS for file shares.
Created VBScript for user accounts, group and home folder setup.
with Google Apps, AD SelfService, Mediacast, Eduphoria, Xerox and Aspen
installed, configured and administering SCCM R for Windows updates,
Software updates, Remote Administration and Operating System deployment
and configured Forefront UAG to replace Net storage for remote
installed, configured and administered SCOM R for proactive/reactive
server and application monitoring.
Bluecoat for web caching to optimize the available bandwidth
Virtual Infrastructure from Vsphere . to Vsphere . – This includes
VCenter, ESXi hosts and VMs.
Manage budget for Network infrastructure
Network Systems Manager
/ – / – American Society of Anesthesiologists, Park
Supervised and mentored
employees Network Administrator and Help Desk Technician
Installed and configured
TFS for Version control: This included SQL , Reporting Services,
IIS and WSS. installation and configuration on a VM.
Upgraded VMware ESXi .
host to VSphere . using vcli.
Installed and configured
Symantec Backup Exec and migrated all backup jobs from Symantec
Backup Exec ..
Planned and setup a CoLocation
Downtown Chicago for expansion of our IT environment and Disaster
Recovery. This included Installing and configuring a Cisco ASA
firewall, x switch and interconnectivity between the CoLocation,
Washington DC and our Corporate Office using MPLS. Installed and configured
VCenter . in the Corporate Office and added the CoLocation using
Installed Google Search
Appliance, Sitecore and Telligent for our developers in order to build
a new website with social networking features and search functionality.
Recommended NetApp as SAN
of choice after evaluating it with EMC Clariion. Assisted with the installation
of the NetApp FAS – This included VLAN creation for the storage
network, VMotion of VMs to the SAN and data replication to DR site.
Configured VLAN and DHCP
for the Shoretel phone system.
Managed CAPEX budget of
$K for IT department
Designed, installed, configured
and administering SCOM R for proactive/reactive server and application
monitoring. This included – Building a Standalone CA in order to
do Certificate Authentication for Workgroup Servers on a DMZ using a
SCOM Gateway Server. All servers are on VMs.
Setup our mail servers
Exchange and Linux to use Spamstopshere as a Smarthost thereby
reducing spam and virus drastically.
Consultant / – / –
Norwegian American Hospital, Chicago, IL
and maintained servers, users as well as the Hospital’s network:
This included AD & Group policy configuration and administration,
Exchange administration, Coached help desk personnel, IT problem
resolution for users and Clevel management.
Backup Exec d to complete server backups successfully; ran test restores
regularly to verify the tapes are operational.
SQL to SQL Migration in order to support EZCAP Upgrade from .
Configured and Administered System Center Essentials for Windows
updates, Monitoring servers and deployed Office by configuring
it as a software package.
Configuration and Administration – This involved creating new sites
for various departments, exporting pictures from picture libraries,
creating document libraries and lists.
WSS . to MOSS – This was done by creating a VM on an ESX host,
installed WSS . and migrated existing database from WSS .. After
testing functionality, I did an inplace upgrade from WSS . to MOSS
on Xerox Copiers in order to pull Address Book from Active Directory
and Configured Barracuda Web Filter on the network in order to block
and monitor web sites accessed by domain users.
SARCOM Enterprise Storage Consultant with HP EVA SAN installation
and configuration. This involved: Installation of HBAs on servers
with drivers and management utility, SFP installation, zoning of HP
SAN switches, installation and configuration of Command view EVA. Also
created Virtual Disks for File server and Application server.
Exchange environment from a single server to a node clustered
backend with a front end Exchange server – Designed, installed
and configured the Exchange cluster and frontend server with Storage
groups and Logs located on different SAN volumes. Migrated mailboxes
from standalone Exchange server to Exchange cluster successfully.
and configured VI Foundation on HP DL G in order to test Quadramed
application on a Windows VM before applying patches to production.
Also, created a Windows VM with the Terminal Server and RemoteApp
another VI Foundation solution for production Installed vCenter to
manage both test and production environments; created VMs for SQL ,
web servers on DMZ to be used for MSOW a Medical Credentialing
ESX host from VI . to VSphere .. This server runs critical applications
on VMs such as SharePoint and QuadraMed.
project for revamping the th Floor Women Center of Excellence.
Installed and configured Cisco switches for phones and PCs
PIX with ASA –This involved ASA and ASDM image upgrades, converting
PIX configuration to ASA and replacement of PIX in production environment.
Also, setup a redundant network by configuring another ASA and
Cisco switch in conjunction with AdTran router Managed by ISP
Network Administrator / – /
– Prism Pointe Technologies, Fairburn, GA
and maintained servers as well as the Corporate network: This included
workstation setup, writing policy and procedure, AD and Group policy
administration, printer/scanner installation, creation of VMware servers,
Exchange administration, IT problem resolution for users and Clevel
PCs for Emory Hospital using PXE. Updated patched using WSUS and software
package deployment with SMS.
administered branch offices: Dallas, TX persons and Herndon,
and executed a daily, weekly and monthly maintenance schedule of network
infrastructure for the Corporate Office.
and maintained Microsoft Gold Partner membership for the company.
Setup and configured DMZ on ASA for the perimeter network.
configured MS NAV . for Accounting and Warehouse departments; Sharepoint
Portal for Depot repair Department.
and setup Altigen VOIP phones for Corporate Office. Fine tuned the phone
settings to ring longest idle member which increased productivity by
configured and administered MultiTech FF fax server. This enabled
faxes to be sent to and from email.
Scope of Work for various clients in order to win bids for US Government
SQL installation, configuration and administration: This involved
setting up SQL logins and roles, installing new SQL instances, detaching
and attaching databases and SQL server maintenance.
Virtual Disks using iSCSI on MPC SAN for SQL server.
Consultant / – / –
All Covered Inc, Atlanta, GA
remote and onsite support for over companies. This involves troubleshooting
and resolution of user and computer problems such as Backup failure,
Virus Infiltration, Email issues, Server and Workstation problems.
Support Installation, configuration, administration of Servers, Workstations,
Laptops, Printers and Rack mounting for Server room.
Maintenance – Checking Servers, Routers, Switches for hardware and
software problems. This is done on a regular basis through remote monitoring.
Also installed patches using WSUS and deployed software using SMS.
respond to Outages Server, Network, Email and resolve in a timely
Support Rep / – / – WaCa, Norcross, GA
outstanding customer service and support for computers, printers and
Strong analytical and problem solving skills; high technical aptitude
resulting in customer satisfaction. Ability to perform problem diagnosis,
analyzes data, and provides an effective solution
security clearance, Worldwide assignments October to July
Administrator / to /
troubleshoot and maintain Solaris based network with Windows NT computers
customer units. Configured customers’ computers running Windows
LAN and WLAN; provide remote administration to other locations training
Provide integrated solutions for backup database on a daily basis and
when necessary. Configured Solaris server via satellite from Fort Irwin,
CA to Fort