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Senior Systems Administrators are responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation, performance tuning, and recovery procedures involved in mission-critical enterprise systems. Sample resumes for this position showcase skills like installing, configuring and supporting Digium PBX, NexVortex, and VOIP telephones; and researching, implementing and supporting ConnectWise as the CRM for the company. Minimum qualifications for becoming a Senior Systems Administrator include being able to show at least an associate's degree in computer science or a related discipline on a resume. Though, relevant experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

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Senior Systems Administrator

Recommended and implemented Redhat Enterprise Linux based Alfresco document management system.

  • Recommended and implemented VMware virtualization solution for a large company associated with the United States Army.
  • Created four new Redhat Enterprise 5.4 Linux servers used for software development.
  • Administered combined Redhat Enterprise Linux and Windows Active Directory domain consisting of forty servers.
  • Designed processes for on site support for the Department of Defense Dependents Schools.
  • Served as the Information Technology Professional for The Bahrain School in the Kingdom of Bahrain comprising server systems administration and end user support.
  • Planned and executed data center migration for the Department of Defense Dependents Schools in Lajes, Portugal.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Senior Systems Administrator

Responsible for performing regular maintenance and security updates for Exchange 2003 Clustered Servers

  • Performed scheduled maintenance, security updates, and routine monitoring of TSA Enterprise Clustered Windows 2000 & 2003 Servers
  • Created, managed, and monitored group policy assignments to Domain wide OU's
  • Tested Clustered Fail Over Sequence for Domain Controllers and File Severs
  • Monitored resources for Domain Wide TSA Enterprise Servers utilizing NetIQ
  • Maintenance multiple TSA Enterprise Blackberry Servers and user accounts
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Technology
MS
Master of Science
3

Senior Systems Administrator

Supervised and trained a team of help desk technicians that provided desktop support to the Brigade and subordinate units.

  • Trained incoming System Administrators that managed servers, switches, and telephone systems in the Unit.
  • Designed, implanted, and maintained Exchange, Backup, Print, Retina, and File servers.
  • Set up and installed 500 Dell desktops and 500 Wyse Thin Clients
  • Maintained Cisco switches between multiple physical locations.
  • Wrote Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Information Technology shop.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Computer Networking Systems
BA
Information Systems
4

Senior Systems Administrator

Worked with Windows 2003 servers in Active Directory, user account creation and modification, file permissions, DNS, DHCP, and DFS.

  • Headed project to upgrade security network using Cisco
  • Coordinated, monitored, and troubleshot to isolate and diagnose common and unusual server problems: documented system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommend course of action and implemented as approved.
  • Part of a team rolling out a Windows Vista solution/upgrade to 500 users.
  • Provided desktop support for entire refinery.
  • Lead and participated in meetings for maintaining server, network, and application security for all niche refineries at [company name].
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Information Systems Security
MS
Information Assurance And Security
Linux+
5

PM / Senior Systems Administrator

Responsible for system administration, site support, and database maintenance of mid-sized engineering company.

  • Planned and managed all company IT projects and team coordination/execution.
  • Initiated and implemented UPS online system, which increased company shipping and led to greater customer satisfaction.
  • Converted, analyzed, and maintained over 200 MS Access databases.
  • Completed system tasks such as File, Mail, and Modem server maintenance, data backups and restores, disaster recovery, system analysis, and system security.
  • Administered software packages including NetWare Administrator, Novel Client, ARCserve, WSFTP, Telnet, MS Office, Lotus, Lotus Notes, Auto CAD, Netscape Communicator, Internet Explorer, McAfee Virus Scan, and Pegasus Mail.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Programming
BBA
Business
MS
Computer Science And Information Systems
6

Senior Systems Administrator/ Database Administrator

Provided daily management SQL database for all Army personnel assigned to NATO units in Europe

  • Planned and executed re-engineering of system architecture and upgrade of software and hardware.
  • Led planning and integration of network assets in multiple sites
  • Established improved customer support tools reducing trouble ticket database from over 100 to less than 20
  • Established online trouble ticket system and online training for US and NATO forces
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Project Management
BS
Technical Management
MA
Business Administration
7

Senior Systems Administrator (national)

Performed as a team member providing a stable online environment for over 150 VMS Itanium and AXP Servers.

  • Participated as VMS security team member providing new user access and support while maintaining security standards and sop's.
  • Performed operating system quarterly patching as well as Autogen performance tuning to achieve system standardization.
  • Implemented LDAP network sign-on for several business units allowing for windows sign-on to VMS lab servers and maintained security for the system.
  • Provided systems console management of over 200 VMS and Unix systems through ConsoleWorks that improved enterprise system crash notification by up to 10 minutes.
  • Maintained over 3 years of continuous uptime for the Pittsburgh Regional Lab System.
  • Received ITIL certification and training.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Business Information Systems
8

Senior Systems Administrator

Worked as Senior Systems Administrator responsible for Solaris, Linux, Windows, NetBackup and VMware environments at their Prime Data Center

  • Done Design, Architecture and implementation of Virtual environments including VMWare ESX/ESXi and Cisco UCS
  • Performed OS installs and administered Oracle Solaris, Linux and Windows 2012/2008 Enterprise servers, Deployed Virtual Machines, maintained, troubleshot and configured applications. Automated many tasks using Korn shell scripts
  • Analyzed and resolved complex enterprise system hardware and software problems; Interfaced with DBAs, software development, network support personnel and vendors for solutions
  • Done Storage Administration on Clariion VNX & Symmetrix VMAX. Used Veritas Storage Foundation software
  • Administered Symantec NetBackup. Worked on EMC Data Domain 890/990. Deployed NetBackup software for Master, Media Server and clients, Resolved daily client backup failures and worked extensively on NetBackup
  • Configured alerts and Monitored reports using Symantec OpsCenter
  • Supported Web applications and worked extensively on IIS. Worked on software tools such as Microsoft SCCM, Patchlink and HP SIM
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BE
Bachelor of Engineering
9

Senior Systems Administrator

Maintained current server environment of over 400 systems while redesigning data center network, power, and server configuration. Acted as the backup specialist for the company due to prior experience and knowledge. Identified and remediated risks associated with backup systems saving the company millions of dollars in potential losses and fines.

  • Completed project to migrate from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010
  • Oversaw upgrade of backup infrastructure
  • Implemented Dell Compellent SAN for new SQL environment storage
  • Collaborated with team members in multiple locations
  • Managed servers in different geographic sites
  • Redesigned datacenter
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer And Information Technology
10

Senior Systems Administrator / Director of Information Technology

Directing information technology operations with a $1.2 Million dollar annual budget, providing services to multiple county departments. Managing staff of 15 including salaried project managers, network engineers, systems analysts, application specialists, software developers, media coordinators, hourly service technicians and contract and temporary technicians. Directing projects, providing customer support, departmental project planning, technical budgeting and justification.

  • Managed all IT projects through scoping, planning, resource allocation, setting and meeting deadlines, coordinating vendor and internal staff efforts.
  • Created and implemented policies and procedures to define and improve workflow and communication
  • Designed and implemented multiple WAN circuit and data center builds and/or upgrades.
  • Negotiated contracts for all enterprise IT solutions
  • Created, justified and maintained budgets for multiple years
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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