Summary


Experienced Systems Administrator with a passion for implementing and maintaining scalable key infrastructure. Current projects include Hyper-V clustering, SAN tuning, network segregation and optimization, and dependable disaster recovery planning and deployment. Over 8 years experience with business IT Management, campus enterprise operations, helpdesk procedures, project planning, and vendor contract negotiations.

Skill Set


  • Project Management (Vendor negotiations, site surveys, employee delegation and tracking)
  • Virtualization Platforms (Hyper-V and VMWare)
  • Failover Clustering (Hyper-V, SQL Server)
  • Storage Hardware and Infrastructure (Dell EqualLogic, iSCSI, NAS Appliances, other SAN Technologies)
  • Network Administration (WAN and VPN Configs, VLAN Isolation and Routing, VPN Tunnels, DNS, DHCP, WIFI Implementations)
  • Active Directory and Related Services (GPO, DHCP, DNS, DFS, WDS, WSUS)
  • Application Delivery (RemoteApp, Citrix XenApp)
  • Database Management (SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Automated and Mass Deployments (PowerShell, Chef, PDQDeploy)
  • Backups and Data Migrations (Arcserve, Veeam, BackupExec, Actifio)

Professional Experience


Hotels Unlimited
Systems Administrator / Director of Information Technology
East Windsor, NJ (2009 – 2013; 2015 – Present)

Summary:

Originally hired as temporary Graphics Designer during college to upkeep various websites for hotel and management company. Shifted rolls into Systems Programmer to maintain PCI Compliance with Hotel Reservation. Upon graduation, was promoted to IT Coordinator and later, IT Manager.

After returning from NYC, was re-hired as the lead Systems Administrator and Director of Information Technology. Responsibilities include network administration, server setup and maintenance, support scheduling, project management, vendor negotiations, Helpdesk management, and application development and deployment. Responsible for 12 hotels, 2 self-storage facilities, 2 luxury apartment complexes, and retail/commercial centers.

Key Contributions:

  • Complete network and hardware infrastructure overhauls
  • 15 location integration project (VPN, AD, File Servers, DFS)
  • Backup, HA, and DR recovery plan implementation
  • MDU and hotel WIFI implementation (1000’s of users)
  • Metro Ethernet / fiber optic installations
  • Windows Administration
  • Virtualization Management (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Storage Management
  • RemoteApp Delivery
  • Employee Automated Onboarding / Offboarding
  • Network Management, Security, and Compliance

Novus Partners
Windows Systems Administrator
New York City, NY (2013 – 2014)

Summary:

Hired to assist in offloading of various engineering tasks from existing small team. Quickly assumed additional responsibilities after automating key tasks, including network management, ESX configurations, SAN migrations, and vendor negotiations. Dropped Windows support turnover times tremendously and eliminated the need for onsite outsourced help, saving $120,000 per year.

Key Contributions:
  • Windows Administration
  • Virtualization Management (VMWare, Hyper-V)
  • Storage Management
  • RemoteApp Delivery
  • Employee Automated Onboarding / Offboarding
  • Network Management, Security, and Compliance
  • VPN and MPLS Configuration
  • Local and Offsite Backups
  • Big Data Storage and Migration

Education & Honors

Florida Institute of Technology – Melbourne, FL (2005 – 2009)
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (Completed May, 2009)

First Prize – 2009 Florida Institute of Technology Senior Design Showcase

mEYEtrak – Mobile, cross-platform, geolocation social network (www.meyetrak.com)