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Partridge Lane; Deerfield, IL
Seasoned System Engineer with over Êyears in Wintel/VMware enterprise environment.Ê Proficient with
VMware ESX/ESXi . – .x, vSphere, VMware View .x – ., ThinApp.Ê Excellent record of handling
increasing levels of responsibility and ability to learn and rapidly adapt to new challenges. Possess strong
project management, communication, and documentation skills.
October – Present
Medline Industries, Inc. Mundelein, IL
VMware/Windows Server Engineer
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Manage VM infrastructure consisting of Virtual Centers, + ESX hosts, and over
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊÊDesigned, built, and currently administer VMware View environment from View .x to
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Manage vRanger Pro for VMware backups and Disaster Recovery. Ê
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Build, support, and troubleshoot physical Wintel servers +.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Meet with business unit clients to evaluate needed server requirements .
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Architected, planned, and executed upgrades from ESX . to ESXi .x and vCenter .x
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Implemented VMware Update Manager, Storage VMotion, and Thin Provisioning.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Created and documented ESX .x build procedures; created kickstart scripts to automate host
March – October
TekSystems Supporting Abbott Labs and International Truck and Engine/Navistar
VMware/Windows Server EngineerÊ
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Architected, planned, and executed migration from ESX .. to ESX .., Virtual Center
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Developed kickstart scripts in order to fully automate ESX .. server install.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Managed VM infrastructure consisting of ESX farms, GSX farm, + hosts, over
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Monitored VMware environment using Virtual Center and NetIQ AppManager.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Performed PVs, disaster recoveries, and farm/LUN migrations.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Built, supported, and troubleshot physical servers +.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Met with business unit clients to evaluate needed server requirements.
December – March
Siemens Business Services Supporting Washington Mutual Bank Vernon Hills, IL
Senior Server Engineer Ê
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Provided core server engineering services in two regions supporting over servers.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Provided VMware support for the WAMU VMware team.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Led the patching team for enterprise wide monthly Microsoft patching.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Led the project for servers security compliance audit GLBA.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Provided final level escalation for Wintel servers OS and Hardware troubleshooting.
December – December
Zurich Financial Services, Schaumburg, IL
Systems Administrator Ê
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Responsible for level and level support for approximately servers in North America.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Researched, designed and implemented VMware server consolidation.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Technical lead for implementation of VMware virtual server infrastructure.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Developed and maintained logon scripts for over , users.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Built and configured infrastructure, web, application, and database servers per specifications.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Escalation point for network systems monitoring, user and computer management, and trusts.
Zurich Financial Services, Schaumburg, IL
Security Administrator Ê
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Responsible for managing NT user IDs for , users, domains, and over , servers.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Provided third level support for helpdesk.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Developed scripts to automate the NT user ID creation process;Ê Cut administration time by
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Administered VPN/UUNET accounts, terminal server IDs, RSA SecureID.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Created and implemented numerous user migration scripts.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Managed NTFS security on all file servers.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Created thorough technical documentation of user security administration.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Part of the core team for BMC’s ControlSA product.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Part of the core team for Active Directory migration planning.
ROE DuPage County, Addison, IL
IT Administrator Ê
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Set up and maintained a LAN of about + users.ÊÊ
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Set up accounts, personal directories, shares.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Backup and restore administration.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Management of Microsoft Outlook , email accounts and groups.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Installed, troubleshot, and maintained all the PCs and Technology.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Researched, ordered, and implemented T Internet connection.
•ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ Researched and suggested improvements to the technology upgrades and educational software
DeVry University, Addison, IL
Bachelor of Science Telecommunications Management
MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
VCP – In progress