With over 20 years of experience as a highly skilled IT professional, I have consistently demonstrated my ability to adapt quickly to changing situations and establish a reputation as an innovative and creative leader. My expertise spans across various IT domains, including networking, virtualization, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and database management.
Throughout my career, I have been dedicated to inspiring and motivating my teams to be creative, idea-driven, and loyal employees who understand and value their role in the organization. By fostering a culture of open communication, trust, growth, and intellectual curiosity, I believe in empowering individuals to reach their full potential and contribute to the success of the organization
I possess a strong technical background in Microsoft technologies, including managing Microsoft Azure Active Directory and deploying and maintaining Windows Server (SBS/2003/2008/2012/2016/2019/2022). I have extensive experience with Microsoft Exchange Server, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and DFS. Additionally, I have expertise in managing file servers, print servers, IIS servers, and WSUS servers. I am proficient in implementing and managing Microsoft Group Policy, PDQ, MDT, Intune, and SCCM. I am well-versed in various Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, including XP, 7, 8, 10, and 11. I am also skilled in utilizing Microsoft Azure Sentinel Data Analyzer to ensure efficient and secure data management.
In the realm of virtualization and databases, I have a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience. I am proficient in VMware ESXi (4.x, 5.x, 6.x+) and have a strong background in VMware View (Horizon) and/or DaaS (Desktop as a Service) deployments. I am skilled in Citrix and Hyper-V virtualization technologies, enabling seamless virtualized environments. Additionally, I am well-versed in implementing physical and virtual backup technologies such as Carbonite, Veeam, and Datto to ensure data protection and disaster recovery. I have extensive expertise in Microsoft SQL Server (2008/2008r2/2012/2014/2016/2017) and am proficient in TSQL, MySQL, and SQLite, ensuring efficient and secure database management. Moreover, I have a deep understanding of Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS Web Services, leveraging their power to enhance cloud-based solutions. My programming proficiency includes C#, VisualBasic, ASPX.NET, HTML, and CSS.
Furthermore, I possess a diverse skill set in various other technologies. I have hands-on experience in implementing and managing Terminal Services/Remote Desktop Services, facilitating efficient remote access solutions. I am proficient in utilizing remote support tools such as Teamviewer and Bomgar to provide effective technical assistance. My familiarity with Microsoft O365 and the Microsoft Office suite enables seamless collaboration and productivity. I have strong skills in managing Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Exchange Online, ensuring efficient document management and communication. Additionally, I am proficient in Microsoft Intune and MDM (Mobile Device Management), enabling secure and streamlined mobile device administration. I also have a working knowledge of Linux OS, expanding my capabilities across multiple platforms. Moreover, my expertise extends to scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, and Bash, facilitating automation and efficiency. Lastly, I am skilled in utilizing networking tools like Nessus and Wireshark to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities.