Riaz Alexander Ansary
Enterprise Infrastructure Systems Engineer
  • Washington,
  • District of Columbia,
  • United States
Member Since: 2018/01/03
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Professional Background
Enterprise Infrastructure Systems Engineer
CoStar Group
November 2017 – Present
•      Configure, manage, maintain, and administer corporate wide global enterprise Active Directory Infrastructure (Multiple Forests, Multiple Domains and complex site connections)
•      Configure, manage, maintain and administer enterprise level Exchange 2010 & 2016 Infrastructure
•      Configure, manage and administer ProofPoint (Email Security Gateway)
•      Develop complex PowerShell Modules, Functions and GUI interfaces to facilitate infrastructure automation & task processes.
•      Configure, manage, maintain and administer enterprise level Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016 Infrastructure.
•      Manage and administer Server – Unified Computing (UCS).
•      Manage, maintain and administer globalized virtual environment Hyper-V, VMware.
- Technology: Microsoft Platform, Active Directory, Exchange 2016, Hyper-V, VMware, Network Monitoring Systems, ProofPoint, PowerShell, PowerShell Studios, Device42
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Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha
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Full Biography

Highly driven individual who enjoys the challenge of the problem at hand.  IT Solutions expert who brings an infrastructure background along with Network & system engineering expertise. Expert skills and experience in system virtualization (Hyper-V), private cloud, deploying, migrating, and upgrading corporate wide Active Directory/DNS, Exchange 2013 and 2016, Office365, Certificate Authority, Hyper-V Virtualization, and High Availability. Highly skilled Exchange/Active Directory PowerShell Tool Maker  (Functions&Modules).  Advanced knowledge and understanding of Cisco network infrastructure and hands on experience with Cisco IOS, switches and routers as well as data center network management and IP sub-netting.

An expert with variety of other systems such as Lync Server, System Center, Office 365, IronPort Email Security Gateway, ProofPoint Email Security gateway, Solar Winds Network Management tools, Device 42, and multiple server platforms.

Excels in various soft skills; a phenomenal team member who provides great input, strong professional communication skills, organized time management, detailed problem solving, great organization, the ability to be highly adaptable, strong leadership qualities to guide a project, and an overall optimistic persona. Always looking forward to learning more and the next challenge.

Active Contributor to Microsoft's TechNet forums and Gallery. Latest PowerShell Tool Contributions are in:
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/site/search?f%5B0%5D.Type=User&f%5B0%5D.Value=Riaz%20Ansary

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Languages
English
Full Professional Proficiency
Farsi
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Urdu
Limited Working Proficiency
French
Elementary Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 4
Riaz Alexander needs 7,963 points to level up.
LVL 5
  • Overall
    4
  • Exchange
    4
  • Powershell
    2
  • Office 365
    1
  • Windows Server 2012
    1
  • Windows OS
    1
  • Email Servers
    1
  • Outlook
    1
  • Databases
    1