Emmanuel Adebayo
Global Windows Infrastructure Engineer - Consultant
  • Welling,
  • England,
  • United Kingdom
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Global Windows Infrastructure Engineer - Consultant
Commerzbank
January 2013 – Present
1.Server 2003/2008 administrations:
•2003 & 2008 Servers deployment/Build & Configuration using BladeLogic.  
•Managing HW issues, HP & Dell -- Vendor coordination
•Active Directory Services Management & Administration.
2.Web Server Administration/Application support -- IIS 6.0/7.0:
•Managing IIS 6.0 / IIS 7.0/7.5 Web servers and hosted web sites.
•Working with Business Analyst and developers in reviewing their requests and technical documentation to ensure proper planning/configuration of new internal and external websites.
•Website content and application release management.
•Asp, .NET & java Application Support.
•Deploying .Net based Applications & Java based apps on IIS 6.0
•Troubleshooting .Net application issues hosted on the IIS
•Coordination with application development teams for issue troubleshooting.
•Web server optimization & performance
•Provide level 3 support to application issues as per defined SLAs
•Work with Developers team very closely to throughout life cycle on engineering application.
•Replication of content with Site server/ Interwoven/Wansync in the large webfarm.
•Creating technical documentation like Proposals, System Requirement Specification (SRS), Project Management Plan, Configuration Management Plan & Help Manual
•Coordination & communication across cross-functional teams
3.Incident & Problem Management:
•Resolving and Managing Production Incident & Request through customized service centre.
•Acting as liaison between the various business groups & IT groups to communicate issues and coordinate resolutions to production issues.
•Request For Change -- Production Release process management
•Upgrading the firmware software for HP Proliant and Dell M servers and Blade servers, working with DC team to add/replace the faulty peripherals.
4.VMware Server Administration
5.Others
•Configuring Window Servers to SAN (Storage Area Network) using Emulex cards
•Troubleshooting SAN connectivity issues with EMC Powerpath and Emulex HBAnywhere tools.
Owner
Alpha Consulting Holdings Limited
January 2003 – Present
Identify, develop and direct the implementation of business strategy .
Consultant/Project Manager in a wide variety of  infrastructure support, Active Directory,  Windows NT/2000/2003/Vista, MS Exchange, MS ISA, MS SQL, Veritas Backup Exec and Netbackup, Altiris Deployment, VMware, Citrix Metaframe, Documentation
Plan and direct the organisation's activities to achieve stated/agreed targets and standards for financial and trading performance, quality, culture and legislative adherence
Act as the organisation's representative in its dealings with the outside world
Plan and prioritise personal sales activities and customer/prospect contact towards achieving agreed business aims, including costs and sales - especially managing personal time and productivity.
Plan and manage personal business portfolio/territory/business according to an agreed market development strategy.
Senior Web Operations Analyst
Reed Business Information
July 2012 – December 2012
1.Maintenance and support of the web operations estate
•Responsible for maintenance and ‘bug fix’ activities for existing web operations equipment
•Responsible for responding to issues & support calls in-line with relevant procedures, including security
•Work with Architects, providing technical designs and guidance for other members of the team and take responsibility for the implications and impact of design decisions.
•Undertake all infrastructure activities efficiently to the highest standards, including developing new areas of infrastructure, analysing and fixing assigned faults and systems testing.
•Responsible for resolving performance issues and root cause resolution
•Demonstrate a proactive approach in helping to mitigate risks, improve quality in an efficient manner and resolve issues that occur
•Ensure clear and early communication, in particular ensuring that that line manager and/or relevant parties are kept informed of progress, issues and difficulties
2.Installing new or upgrading web operations relevant equipment
•Leads research in to new or alternative technologies, reviews and signs-off recommendations for upgrades or changes to the web operations environment
•Responsible for installation of new web operations equipment and monitoring its stability
•Responsible for the testing of upgrades and new web operations equipment
3.Input in to the design and architecture of new solutions
•Undertakes thorough impact analysis of all assigned web operations activities and understands the impact of their work on web operations systems and the business
•Engages with Technical Architects, provide technical designs and guidance for other member of the Web Operations team, taking responsibility for the implications and impact of their design decisions
•AWS LB and Security design
•Application migration to Cloud using Amazon Web Services (AWS)
•Acts as an SME on projects and programmes for the wider IT function
4.Acts as a mentor to other staff
Global Windows Infrastructure Consultant
Commerzbank
September 2009 – June 2012
1.      Windows Server 2003/2008 administrations:
•      Windows 2003 & 2008 Servers deployment/Build & Configuration using BladeLogic for hosting various applications.  
•      Managing HW issues -- Vendor coordination
•      Anti Virus updates & MS Patches Management       Active Directory Services -- Managing Users & Groups
2.      Web Server Administration/Application support -- IIS 6.0/7.0:
•      Managing IIS 6.0 / IIS 7.0/7.5 Web servers & hosted web sites.
•      Working with Business Analyst and developers in reviewing thier requests & technical documentation to ensure proper planning/configuration of new internal & external websites.
•      Website content and application release management and creating Virtual directories.
•      Application support for asp, .NET & java based hosted internal & external websites.
•      Deploying .Net based Applications and Java based apps on IIS 6.0
•      Troubleshooting .Net application issues hosted on the IIS
•      Creating, deploying, renewing and Import & export of the SSL certificates.
•      Coordination with application development teams for issue troubleshooting.
•      Managing F5 load balancer devices -- Policy configurations for new websites
•      Working on web server optimization and performance
•      Provide level 3 support to application issues as per defined SLAs
•      Work with Developers team very closely to throughout life cycle on engineering application.
•      Analyzing the log files.
•      Replication of content with Site server/ Interwoven/Wansync in the large webfarm.
•      Creating and troubleshooting FTP sites and managing large FTP web farm.
•      Creating technical documentation like Proposals, System Requirement Specification (SRS), Project Management Plan, Configuration Management Plan and Help Manual
•      Coordination and communication across cross-functional teams

3.      Incident & Problem Management:
•      Resolving and Managing Production Incident and Request through customized service centre.
•      Request For Change -- Production Release process management
Global Windows Infrastructure Consultant
Dresdner Kleinwort Investment Bank.
September 2007 – September 2009
•      Providing support for over 1000 Windows Servers using HP SIM and MOM
•      Manage and support over 1500 Web sites and Applications
•      Migration of over 1500 web applications from one cluster environment to new one
•      Planning and scheduling the migration
•      Incident, Problem and change Management using ITIL methodologies and Remedy
•      IIS Web Server Migration procedures and Implementation.
•      IIS Web Server Migration procedures Documentation.
•      Provide Support to .NET Developers
•      Design or adapt Windows solutions following structured and recognised practises
•      Actively participate in consulting for new project design elements
•      Lead certain project elements with minimal guidance as required
•      Contribute in design/work-groups as required
•      Provide knowledge transfer to colleagues.
•      Liaise with 3rd party suppliers/vendors
Infrastructure Designer/Architect
Cap Gemini PLC
September 2006 – March 2007
•Active Directory Design, Implementation and Administration
•Group Policy design and implementation.
•To setup and run an isolated test and development server Wintel environment. The environment is virtualised using VMWare technology and HP high end servers providing great flexibility and rapid deployment.
•Incident and Problem Management using ITIL methodologies
•To install, setup and support the core test environment that consisits of Windows 2003 32bit and Windows 2003 EMT64 technologies, SQL 2005 x64 bit cluster, VMWare GSX servers virutalisation and IIS.
•To configure and manage SQL 2005 32/64bit clustered environment for performance testing.
•IIS Web Server Design and Implementation.
•Reverse Proxy Server Design and Implementation using MS ISA 2004/2006
•To configure and support Network Appliance Storage FA270 for test and development environment.
•Provide Support to .NET Developers
•Design and Documentation
•Backup & Restore process support using Veritas Netbackup
•Server Racking
•Act as point of contact to External supplier/Third parties
•Design, implement and support VMware and MS Virtualisation for the development envinronment
IIS Web Server Migration Technical Consultant
Reed Elsevier
2007 – 2006
•      Web Server OU Group Policy design and implementation.
•      Planning and scheduling the migration
•      Incident, Problem and change Management using ITIL methodologies
•      IIS Web Server Migration procedures and Implementation.
•      IIS Web Server Migration procedures Documentation.
•      Provide Support to .NET Developers
•      Design and Documentation
•      Develop IIS Deployment scripts
•      Manage Web sites and Applications
•      Design, implement and support
VMware/Virtualisation
IIS Web Server Infrastructure Engineer (3rd/4th Line Support)
Fujitsu Services
September 2005 – August 2006
•      Provide support for 150 Windows NT/2000/2003 Servers
•      Provide Level 3 support for technicians, administrators and developers
•      Migration of existing web services running on Windows NT to Windows 2000 platform.
Windows 2000 Clustering
•      SQL Server installation and configuration
•      Built Web Application to support all existing 3rd party web applications
•      Active Directory Group Policy and OU Design/Implementation for the web servers
•      Web Server Build and Documentations
•      File Replication and Web Publishing Using Repliweb and MS FrontPage Extension
•      Manage vendor releases, support, and issues
•      Cleaned up backup strategies for databases to produce trusted recovery
•      Provide operational support and administration for six MS SQL Server databases
•      Project manage new applications and upgrades into existing environment
•      Perform web application test and integration with the database and web server
•      Administering web farm of 150 Microsoft IIS 4.0/5.0/6.0 web servers hosting Intranet,
•      Extranet and Internet applications, including configuration, security, and permissions
•      Backup & Restore process support using Archserve
•      Provide Operation support for 15 MS ISA Server 2000
•      Provide operation support for Finjan
•      Service Level Management and Problem Management using Peregrine
•      Testing and Evaluating Server and gateway security products
•      Support 120, 000 user base site
ISA/IIS Consultant
Haringey Council, Woodgreen
February 2005 – September 2005
•      Windows 2003 Server build and rebuild using Altiris
•      Active Directory Implementation at the Perimeter Network
•      Server racking and cable management and iLO card configuration
•      Design and Deployment of High Availability MS ISA Server at the DMZ
•      Forward and Reverse ISA Proxy implemetation
•      Design and Deployment of High Availability Sufcontrol and Finjan at the Perimeter Network
•      Design and Deployment of High Availability MS SQL Server at the Perimeter Network
•      Change requests management
•      Liaising with third parties to negotiate and clarify issues.
•      Quota Management on the exiting File and Print Server.
•      Setting base rule and modify rules using Checkpoint Firewall-2
•      Server Administration and Management.
•      Documentation and Operation guide for MS ISA 2004 Server Implementation.
•      Documentation and Operation guide for Surfcontrol and Finjan Implementation.
•      Documentation and Operation guide for MS SQL Server Implementation.
Customer Service Engineer
MIS
1996 – 1999
Customer Service Engineer
MIS
1996 – 1999
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Education
Federal University of Technology Akure
B.Eng
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
1989 – 1996
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Full Biography

A First Class (Hons.) Graduate, in Electronics Engineering. Experienced in Systems Administration on Windows NT/2000/2003/2008, Systems Engineer and IIS Web Administrator with over 15 years experience in installing, configuring and managing networks, hardware and systems. Strong expertise in security aspects of Intranet/Extranet/Internet and network systems. Has designed & implemented architecture as well as managed LAN/ WAN networks including aspects such as workgroups, server/client mode, planning for fault tolerance, cabling, connectivity, and network management.
Provision of high quality, proactive infrastructure support and management service to a large multi-client banking and public sectors as part of a customer focused support team.
Experience in Migration, ranging from servers to Data center.
Strengths in problem analysis and completing effective solutions. Able to plan technical migration strategies with emerging technologies
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. Persistent problem solver. Results-oriented. Self-motivated, fast learner, responsible, Self-starter. Communicate and work well with users. Cohesive team-member. Equally effective with tasks requiring individual initiative and creativity.

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