goal-oriented technology professional with experience managing
all aspects of the IT infrastructure of an organization,
including, but not limited to, Data Center optimization, LAN/WAN
Network Infrastructure stabilization and improvement,
Application throughput and performance, Disaster Recovery
implementation and testing, needs assessment, budget allocation
and management, vendor relationships and overall team and
project management. Responsible for significant improvement
overall, both in operations as well as infrastructure, while
lowering TCO, at firms of prior employment in public and private
Feb 04 –
Present Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP NY
Administrator for Global Law Firm
Manager for complete WAN overhaul with branch office and head
office connectivity incremented over 5x at one-quarter of our
prior WAN costs resulting in an annual savings of over $500,000.
Lead weekly progress meetings to ensure timely delivery of
services and adherence to Service Level Agreements.
budgeted and implemented upgrade and redesign of company Data
Center resulting in better cabling infrastructure, cost savings,
heat and space management and network high-availability for over
200 production servers.
recommended VMWare virtual server infrastructure resulting in
the consolidation of over 70 physical servers across 8 VMWare
and evaluated Avaya and Cisco VoIP solutions for inter and
intra-office communications to cut telecommunications costs.
SONET ring implementation for 3 NY-area offices MAN to ensure
failover access between 2 metro NY and 1 Disaster Recovery
for maintenance and continuous improvement of off-site Disaster
Recovery plan and location with updates to senior management.
primary company firewall from Nokia IP330 to Failover-enabled
PIX 535’s with gigabit fiber Internet access and IPSEC VPN
tunnels at a fraction of the cost of multiplexed T1 lines.
in the process of implementing Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005
Cluster environment for consolidation and high-availability on
EMC CX700 SAN infrastructure with NS704G data movers for NAS
access to reduce file servers and improve storage capacity.
Wireless LAN access across entire building’s 25 floors in head
office and across branch offices for client-access to the
Internet using Cisco Aironet 1200 series AP’s.
Oct 00 – Feb
Ernst & Young US LLC, NY - Senior Consultant
NT/Network/SAN Administrator, LAN/WAN Specialist
employee to be promoted to Senior Consultant.
candidate review and selection for various positions within the
Infrastructure support group.
of contractors and employees regarding daily network and desktop
for network upgrade budgeting, planning, scheduling,
implementation and testing on a Cisco switched network utilizing
Catalyst 6500, 6000 and 5500 series switches
Microsoft.NET environment using SQL Server, Commerce Server,
Content Management Server, BizTalk Server, SharePoint Portal and
Microsoft Solution for Internet Business on 25 Development and
Production servers in an Active Directory and Exchange 2000
and managed approximately 40 MS SQL and Oracle production and
an enterprise backup solution using Tivoli Storage Manager in
conjunction with a SAN solution provided by the IBM Shark system
and Brocade Fibre-Channel Switches.
allocation and high-availability for AS/400 IBM mainframe
systems for client access.
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server for secure
publishing of internal web servers on the public Internet
through a DMZ setup.
LAN security using Cisco PIX solutions and VLAN’s.
configured and maintained 100+ servers based on the Windows NT
4.0 and Windows 2000 operating systems on Compaq Proliant, Dell
Poweredge and IBM x-series servers for the New York Advanced
routers from 2600 series to 3660 series routers. Configured to
use with T1/T3/DS3 lines over a frame-relay circuit.
Lotus Notes 5.0 to Exchange 2000 migration strategies and
for Trans-Atlantic VPN setups for off-shore development.
Aug 99 – Sep
00 School Construction Authority, NYC
deployment of Virtual Private Networking for remote sites using
DSL and Cisco 1600 routers and Checkpoint VPN-1 software.
and maintained off-site Disaster-Recovery plan.
for Windows 2000 deployment test environment and later NT 4.0 to
2000 migration strategy.
framework initiation and deployment for Oracle Financials ERP
implementation for workflow management throughout company.
and supported pilot groups for various Electronic Document
Management Systems in the organization.
support by level 1 and level 2 techs ensuring highest quality of
customer response and satisfaction to firm employees.
new servers, PC’s, printers and scanners for use at the
Dec 98 – Aug
99 RCG Information Technology, NJ
for the New York City School Construction Authority as member of
NT/Network Systems Architecture and Administration group, IT
Department. Supported an environment of approximately 1000
workstations, 50 Servers.
Cabletron routers and hubs to CISCO 100Mbps Catalyst 5500
switches and Internet Routers (Cisco 3640) and Firewalls.
migration of network users of the SCA from Novell Intranetware
to Windows NT 4.0 Workstations.
implemented conversion of HP Jet Direct Printers from Novell to
NT Print queues.
1998 Technosys Computer Center (An
MCSP Company), Jaipur
B.S. Computer Science
Polytechnic University, NY
Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Certified Professional + Internet (MCP + I)
Area Network Design/Implementation
Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Management Framework 3.7
certification courses at Baruch College, CUNY
skills in HTML, .NET, VBscript, Java, C++ and WMI Scripting