Flavius B. | Elance
 
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Flavius B.

Senior IT Consultant
   United States
  |   Roswell, GA
  |  1:41 pm Local Time

Resume/C.V.

-> 12 years of information technology experience, including experience with designing and administering new IT environments and upgrading old infrastructures
- Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
- MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer on Microsoft Windows Server 2003
- Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, Windows Server 2008
- Deep technical knowledge in infrastructure technologies and substantial hands-on experience in deploying them. Strong hands-on skills with current and leading edge technologies such as Windows Server infrastructure components, Active Directory, Clustering Services, SAN environment, Web Services, Databases(Oracle, SQL), VMWare vSphere, Linux/Unix, Apache, Jboss, Java
Service Description
I have 12+ years of information technology experience, including experience with designing and administering new datacenter IT environments and upgrading old infrastructures.

Assure adherence to compliance policies like PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards)

Implementing security tools such as Qualys, Tripwire, RSA, Symantec, SafeNet HSM

Providing support on various security topics such as Access Control, Identity Management, and Security Tools such as FIM, Configuration Compliance and similar controls

Certifications:

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE): Windows Server 2003
Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring (Hyper-V, SCVMM)
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring (MOSS)
Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance
System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Configuring (SCCM, SMS)
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring
Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator
Windows 7, Configuring
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration
Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration
Windows Server 2008 Application Platform Configuration

Technical Training:
• Virtualization (VMware ESX, vSphere)
• High Availability and Load Balancing solutions (Windows clustering, HBAs, SAN, iSCSI)
• Linux System Administration: Implementation
• Introduction to Networking; Hands-on TCP/IP Networking Workshop
• Windows 2000 Professional and Server
• Tivoli Storage Manager Implementation
• Lotus Notes Administration
• Java, .Net
• AIX System Administration - Introduction and Implementation
• Windows Server 2003/Security Expert Workshop
• Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation v3 certified



Professional training (IBM classrooms):
• Effective Business Communication
• Negotiation skills
• Advanced Presentation Skills

IBM Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (course and exam)
Leader Foundation (2 years, 35 e-Learning courses, Leading@IBM program)
Project Management Fundamentals
• Communication Skills
• Scripting (VBScript, PowerShell)
• Virtualization (VMware ESX, vSphere)
• Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation
• High Availability and Load Balancing solutions (Windows clustering, HBAs, SAN, iSCSI)
• Linux System Administration: Implementation
• Introduction to Networking; Hands-on TCP/IP Networking Workshop
• Windows 2000 Professional and Server
• Tivoli Storage Manager Implementation
• Lotus Notes Administration
• AIX System Administration - Introduction and Implementation
• Windows Server 2003/Security Expert Workshop
• Team Development and Excellence
Certifications
Red Hat
Red Hat Certified System Administrator
Awarded: 2011
Microsoft
SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Windows 7, Configuration
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configur
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Confi
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuration
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Windows Server Virtualization, Configuration
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 200
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configurati
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure,
Awarded: 2010
Microsoft
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Awarded: 2007
Microsoft
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Awarded: 2007
Microsoft
Microsoft Certified Professional
Awarded: 2005
Education
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineer
1999 - 2004
Employment
SK C&C USA (CorFire)
IT Manager
2011 - Present
Plan, design, organize, and manage overall technical operations to ensure the stable operation of the Trusted Services Manager* (TSM) data-center infrastructure and internal IT. *A Trusted Service Manager (TSM) is a service platform that acts as a bridge between financial institutions and mobile network operators to enable mobile credit card processing and more. The TSM enables financial institutions to extend their reach into the mobile world. Designing and implementing Production, UAT, QA and Development datacenter environments using high-end technologies: RHEL 6, Oracle 11g RAC, VMWare vSphere, JBoss AS, RedHat Clustering, Cisco ASA firewalls, VPN, F5 NLB, load-balancing, failover..etc Designing and implementing local IT Infrastructure using Microsoft technologies: Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, MS SQL Database Server, Sharepoint, Exchange Server (outsourced), Cisco firewalls, Exagrid Backup appliances, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec Antivirus..etc Designing ITIL processes for IT service delivery (Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration Management) Assure adherence to compliance policies like PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) Implementing security tools such as Qualys, Tripwire, RSA, Symantec, SafeNet HSM Providing support on various security topics such as Access Control, Identity Management, and Security Tools such as FIM, Configuration Compliance and similar controls
LAN Systems
Senior IT Consultant
2010 - 2010
Working directly with Clients to access all it needs from concept, proposal, design, implementation and support. Manage projects to achieve planned schedules, costs and results. Hire the necessary IT personnel required for each project.
IBM Global Services Delivery Center, CZ
IT Specialist 3rd Level Support
2005 - 2010
Responsible for maintaining vital system functions comprises all activities necessary for proper function of standalone and domain servers for IBM customers. Activities can be summarized as: o Perform services to install, operate and maintain complex centralised and distributed computer systems in a multi-vendor operating environment. o Designing, implementing and co-ordinating solutions to ensure acceptable performance levels o Responsible for the creation & documentation of disaster recovery procedures o Provide technical expertise & assist in crisis management o Propose hardware solutions & integration for the various technical customers. Following-up to ensure long-term problems resolution & customer satisfaction
Intellisync Corporation
Support Engineer
2003 - 2005
Responsible for helpdesk work and employee requests, systems administration and other projects in Romania office. Activities can be summarized as: o Providing support and hands-on assistance for internal users on desktop hardware and software, operating systems, applications, system access, printing, and network connectivity issues o Identifying, researching, and resolving problems (windows servers and applications, Cisco routers and firewalls, WAN, Cisco IpPhones, etc) o Installation, maintenance, and upgrades of Windows desktop computers, operating systems, and software o Responding to incoming requests from users via the helpdesk ticket system and prioritization of problems following established guidelines and procedures o Provides high-quality service and excellent follow-up to meet customer service customer service requirements o Build new or replacement PCs and lab test computers o Administering a Virtual Infrastructure based on VMWare technology o Performs various software/hardware upgrades and patches o Maintaining up-to-date documentation and inventories of the computer and network environment o Handles all aspects of routines additions, moves and changes o Tracks status warranties and support agreements, and coordinate service from vendors o Verifies that backup run successfully and rotates backup media
Alfa Global Solution
Systems Engineer
2001 - 2003
Responsible for maintaining a high viability IT infrastructure and technically coordinate workflow of a software development company. Activities can be summarized as: o Remote administration of Windows/Unix systems to keep the systems running o Plan and implement upgrades and new services o Plan for disaster, minimizing the risk and the potential damage, including backups and disaster recovery planning o Resolve any systems problems that crop up and to see the warning signs and head them off before they become a problem o Keep my skills up-to-date o Be a knowledge resource for the company and to provide all range of IT consulting and technical support for both business partners and company's own employees o Design, implementation, operation, maintenance, system security and system integrity of the Windows 2000/2003 Domain , including Active Directory, MS Exchange 2000/2003, MS SQL and IIS. o Maintain/monitor all systems within environment to ensure optimal performance, to determine system upgrade/replacement schedules o Participate in directory service application integration projects. o Development, documentation and maintenance of scripts. o Update knowledge base with problem fixes and system knowledge as directed o Security related tasks, VPN maintenance, Intranet web portal development
Payment Terms
I charge ~35-40$ per hour. I'm sure that you will be satisfied when the job is done.
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