Steven Wells
Systems Administrator
  • Sydney,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australia
Member Since: 2008/11/25
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Systems Administrator
Colin Biggers & Paisley
December 2008 – Present
•      Maintain and Manage network systems including user account management.

•      Exchange 2007/2010 Migration and Administration.

•      Active Directory 2003 – 2008 migration.

*       HP Infrastructure Design and Implementation.

•      SQL 2000/2005/2008 Administration and management.

•      VB scripting and Microsoft.net application design and deployment.

•      Symantec Backup Exec configuration and administration.

•      Project managed various systems upgrades including Systems Centre Configuration Manager Design and Deployment.

•      VLAN and core switch configuration and Firewall rule configuration.

•      Designed a helpdesk programme for use by the IT team which includes fully functional email integration and SLA.

•      Develop processes and procedures for junior helpdesk staff.

•      SOE design and deployment using Windows Deployment Server.

•       Citrix Farm Implementation

•       Blackberry Server Administration

*       IOS Systems Management Design

*       AD Migration and Exchange Migration Design

*      Project Management Xerox/Equitrac
Senior Systems Enginner
Infinet Network Solutions
January 2008 – December 2008
•      Focus on Small to Medium business IT solutions. IT solutions provider.
•      Exchange and Active Directory Migrations for Small companies.
•      Backup Exec Administration.
•      Trend Office Scan Deployment
•      SOE development and deploy
Senior Systems Administrator
New Zealand Defence Force
September 2004 – December 2008
•      Provide second level administrative and engineer support to all New Zealand Defence Force’s strategic, tactical and administrative networks.
•      Ensure correct operation of all national, international and locally based server infrastructures, including Domain Controllers, Exchange, Clusters, IIS, SQL and ISA Servers.  
•      Maintain critical applications such as medical, administrative and logistic software.
•      Monitor and maintain LINUX firewalls and remote access infrastructure to secure FTP services.
•      Mentor and coach two staff as well as administer their pay appraisals, performance and leave applications.  
•      Provide training on matters of security such as alarm procedures, classified document handling to all staff at JISA Devonport.
•      Provision of remote support to deployed LANs on overseas deployments including configuration of Exchange, Active Directory, user and network configuration.
•      Project manage and implement Quest Archive Manager rollout, including migration of .pst files, management of exchange server relocation, commissioning and consolidation.
•      Act as Key Administrator for New Zealand Defence Force’s Medical Application Profile.  Initial contact person for Intrahealth.
•      Develop VB and shell scripting.  Automated configuration of user environments.  Monitoring and information gathering scripts.  Some ASP.net web design.
•      Liaise with Security Headquarters Wellington on security issues.
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Education
Lincon High School
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Full Biography

•      A broad background and qualifications within the field of IS / IT management, with experience in national system rollouts, project management and server infrastructure design, installation and maintenance.  

•      Proven team member and leader who is able to make an effective contribution to group performance.

•      Advanced script writing (power shell, batch, vbscript, .net services) to automate manual processing task.

•      A motivated and hard working IT professional, who is able to adapt quickly to new working environments.

•      An analytical approach to work, with the ability to comprehend and resolve complex issues.

*       Operates small business assisting small businesses in server administration and support

•      Qualifications include
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server® 2008
Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server Administrator on Windows Server® 2008
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Server 2008,(AD, Applications, Network)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 2003,
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator 2003 + Messaging,
Microsoft Certified Professional.


Specialties: Exchange 2003//2007/2010 design and implementation
2000/2003/2008
Active Directory design and migration
VB script programming
.net programming and web application design

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Level Progress

Current: Level 12
Steven needs 33,253 points to level up.
LVL 13
  • Overall
    12
  • Exchange
    11
  • Windows Server 2003
    4
  • Active Directory
    4
  • Windows Server 2008
    3
  • Outlook
    3
  • Email Servers
    2
  • Microsoft Server OS
    2
  • Windows Server 2012
    2
  • Email Protocols
    2
  • Storage Software
    2
  • Email Clients
    2
  • SBS
    2
  • Microsoft Server Apps
    1
  • Microsoft Legacy OS
    1
  • Windows Networking
    1
  • Disaster Recovery
    1
  • Windows OS
    1
  • Windows 2000
    1
  • Scripting Languages
    1
  • Server Software
    1
  • Server Hardware
    1
  • Network Architecture
    1
  • Network Operations
    1
  • Microsoft Forefront ISA Server
    1
  • DHCP
    1
  • DNS
    1
  • Databases
    1
  • Hardware Firewalls
    1
  • BlackBerry
    1
  • C#
    1
  • IT Administration
    1
  • Microsoft Applications
    1
  • Microsoft Dynamics
    1
  • Microsoft IIS Web Server
    1
  • Microsoft SQL Server
    1
  • Microsoft SharePoint
    1
  • Network Security
    1
  • Powershell
    1
  • Project Management
    1
  • Storage
    1
  • Storage Hardware
    1
  • System Utilities
    1
  • Visual Basic.NET
    1
  • Visual C++.NET
    1
  • Windows XP
    1

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