Sr. Systems Administrator
Member Since: 2012/11/27
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Sr. Systems Administrator
May 2012 – Present
Currently working in the Microsoft Windows environment (Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008r2, SharePoint, SQL Server 2008, EMC, VMware ESX 4.1, and VMware ESXi 5.0).
o      Member of systems administration team responsible for maintaining 30+ virtual and physical servers in a dual Windows and VMware ESXi environment.
o      Responsible for maintaining 2003/2008r2/2012r2 Windows servers in a VMware virtual and physical environment of various roles and features to include web, database and file servers for hosted applications.
o      Installed and configured ESXi 5.5, vCenter Server 5.5, VMware vSphere Update Manager, and VMware vSphere Site Recover Manager (SRM).
o      Created and deployed VMware templates, snapshots, and clones of VMs.
o      Deployed and configured VMware clusters that included setup of vSphere HA and DRS
o      Create and monitor backup jobs utilizing Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 and perform periodic test restores to verify backups contained viable data in the event of the implementation of a disaster recovery plan. Adhere to tape rotation schedule to ensure there are offsite copies of data in compliance with DIACAP package.
o      Manage and maintain the patch management process and install Windows and third-party patches and releases to development, test, staging, and production servers. Patched ESXi servers though vSphere Update Manager
o      Perform IA Vulnerability Management tasks by performing weekly retina scans, maintaining a database of all applicable and non-applicable IAV alerts and bulletins, mitigating vulnerabilities, and compiling remediation reports for government and contract leadership.  Experience with Department of Defense Security Technical Implementation Guidelines.
o      Deploy custom web packages built by web development team to appropriate web servers in support of the Capability Architecture Development and Integration Environment (CADIE) web interface.
o      Develop and maintain appropriate system documentation; oversee the maintenance of an IT manual and portal knowledge-base site of system-supporting processes and procedures and network and data flow diagrams.
Masters in Management
2007 – 2009
Bachlors of Information Technology
2004 – 2006
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