Last Updated May 25, 2013.  Please contact me at for an updated complete resume.


Primary Skillsets

  • Implementing, upgrading, and maintaining Microsoft Windows Active Directory networks and related network infrastructure services (DHCP, DNS, etc).
  • Virtualization of multi-site Enterprise datacenter environments using VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 and VMware vSphere 4 and 5 including virtualization performance analysis and “P2V” migrations from physical to virtual environments.
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr/SCCM).
  • Supporting HP ProLiant server hardware including BL-class blade infrastructures.  Experience with Dell and Compaq server hardware.

Additional Skills

  • Experience with Cisco networking including intermediate routing and switching.
  • Experience supporting the Windows Server components of multiple “in-house” and custom applications.
  • Experience working in environments covered by HIPAA and other privacy and confidentiality requirements, and in environments required to meet Department of Defense DIACAP requirements.

Education and Certification

  • Associate of Science Degree in Computer Network Engineering
  • Citrix Certified Administrator for XenApp 6
  • Comptia Linux+ Certification
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Microsoft Certified I.T. Professional: System Administrator (MCITP:SA)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2012 (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCSTS): System Center Configuration Manager
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Virtual Infrastructure 3 and vSphere 4 and 5

Experience and Accomplishments

  • Responsible for deploying, managing, and maintaining HP Proliant BL-series C-class blade servers and DL-series  servers.
  • Provided support to physical and virtual servers running on multiple versions of Microsoft Windows including Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008.
  • Experience as a VMware engineer in both VMware VI3 and vSphere4 and 5 environments.  Maintained multiple VMware HA/DRS clusters in multiple, geographically dispersed datacenters.
  • Responsible for building and deploying new VMware virtual machines.  Experience using VMware templates to decrease engineer time required to deploy machines and ensure a higher-level of standardization.
  • Planned and executed VMware SAN migrations of hundreds of virtual servers totaling approximately 35 TB of data with minimal impact and downtime.
  • Worked with Storage Engineering team to determine and execute performance testing using VMware vSphere4 and Hitachi USP-V and AMS2500 Fiber-Channel SAN’s.  Compiled and presented results which were used by engineers internally working with VMware and Hitachi support personnel to architect a more efficient SAN configuration for VMware servers.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) migrations from HP DL-class servers to VMware virtual machines using VMware Converter.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM/ConfigMgr).
  • Used ConfigMgr to deploy software installation and upgrade packages, and deploy operating system updates to servers.
  • Assisted with development and maintenance of automated server build process using ConfigMgr’s Operating System Deployment functionality.
  • Created custom scripts to assist with management and maintenance of servers and to increase efficiency of repeated tasks.
  • Created documentation around various processes and configurations which I was responsible for.  Created new Windows server build standards and build processes documentation to include deployment of Windows Server 2008 and 2012 servers.
  • Provided support of application servers including those running custom in-house applications.
  • Experience working around private health information (PHI), HIPAA regulations, and Department of Defense DIACAP Information Assurance processes.

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