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Sample Resume for an Experienced Systems Administrator

Sample Resume for an Experienced Systems Administrator

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CORY J. GUNTHER
78 Wayfarer Circle | Sometown, NJ 07054 | Home: (555) 555-5555 | cg@somedomain.com


SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Proven Success in Systems Optimization and Strategic IT Solutions
  • Accomplished systems administrator with 12 years of experience managing server infrastructures and data-center operations across multiple platforms (Unix, Linux, Windows). Effectively plan, install, configure and optimize the IT infrastructure to consistently achieve high availability and performance.
  • Proven ability to create and deliver solutions tied to business growth, organizational development and systems/network optimization. Skilled problem identifier and troubleshooter comfortable managing systems, projects and teams in a range of IT environments.
_________________________
Highlights of IT Skills
_________________________
  • LAN/WAN/NOC Administration
  • Project Management
  • Workflow Planning
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Technical Support
  • Systems Installation,
    Configuration & Upgrading
  • Security Solutions
  • Database Design &
    Management
  • NOS Patches &
    Updates
  • Training & Mentoring
______________________
Professional Experience
______________________
ABC Company — Sometown, NJ, 2007 to present
Systems Administrator (2009 to present)
Systems/Network Consultant (2007 to 2009)

Hired as a full-time systems administrator following initial consulting role. Provide Windows/Unix/Linux administration, network operating center (NOC) administration, LAN/WAN/VPN administration, VMware administration, and intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) monitoring. Also manage FTP servers, AD/DNS, wireless access points and load balancers. Design and implement highly available (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solutions for clients and employer.

Key Contributions:
  • Evaluated and reconfigured company’s Unix/Linux/Oracle setup, including reallocating SAN disk space to engineer a robust, scalable solution.
  • Improved system security through setup and ongoing maintenance of NetScreen-Security Manager. Delivered a cohesive solution managing Juniper firewalls and containing all IDP software.
  • Researched, recommended and implemented network enhancements that improved system reliability and performance.
  • Revamped NetBackup schedule and upgraded 15 Oracle servers. Optimized system availability (averaging 99.9% uptime) and equipped company with scalable systems to support fast business growth. vTrained employees across multiple departments on network operations including log-in procedures, network management software, permissions, printing issues, security and use of software.

XYZ Company — Sometown, PA, 2002 to 2007
System Administrator / Technology Team Lead / Delivery Manager

Consulted with client companies to provide Web-based and network solutions along with strategic planning and project leadership over systems migration, configuration, administration, upgrades and troubleshooting initiatives.

Key Contributions:

  • Directed the implementation and performance tuning of Windows 2003 Server environment for client’s global operations. Delivered a major improvement over old VPN system that catapulted productivity of remote sales force.
  • Led in-house and consultant team in large-scale Linux server upgrade for multinational consulting firm, which significantly enhanced system performance.
  • Resolved a history of problematic network failure by troubleshooting LAN/WAN connections between multiple stores for a regional retail chain.
  • Drove a 25% decrease in Web site downtime by migrating RaQ4 server sites and online stores to Linux server. Corrected server configuration problems, wrote scripts to ensure smooth server/reboot functioning, and assisted with a variety of Linux-based inquiries and concerns.
  • Replaced major manufacturer’s vulnerable network with robust security through joint architecture of firewall and DHCP.
  • Stabilized, expanded and protected client network and PC environment. Built new file servers to maximize Web hosting, terminal server, file/print sharing and domain control performance.
______________________
Additional IT Experience
______________________
Excelled in early IT career, advancing through increasingly responsible roles including:

DEF COMPANY — Sometown, PA
GHI UNIVERSITY — Sometown, PA
JKL COMPANY — Sometown, PA
 
Senior Network Analyst, 2002
Programmer Analyst, 2000 to 2002
Junior Systems Analyst / Desktop Support, 1999 to 2000
_________________________
Education & Training
_________________________
ABC UNIVERSITY — Sometown, PA
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS), 2000

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), In Progress
Sitting exam in February 2012
 
78 Wayfarer Circle | Sometown, NJ 07054 | Home: (555) 555-5555 | cg@somedomain.com

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