Top Systems Administrator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Systems Administrator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Systems Administrator resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.0% of Systems Administrator resumes contained Windows XP as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Systems Administrator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Systems Administrator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Windows XP

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Here's how Windows XP is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Execute Gold Disk on Windows XP Professional operating system for vulnerability management.
  • Supported Windows XP/NT4/2000/2003 application and database servers for local reservation systems.
  • Perform responsibilities of implementing Windows XP and hardware applications.
  • Installed and configured Windows XP Professional workstations.
  • Experience with Microsoft PC operating systems that include Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8, as well as iPad devices
  • Work with Microsoft products such as Windows XP, Windows 2000 pro, Windows 2000 server, and Windows 2003 server.
  • Supported a user base of over 10 employees in a Windows XP/2003 environment both at our local offices and remote locations.
  • Improved customer effectiveness by managing and supporting Windows environment (Windows XP & 7, Windows Server 2003 & 2008).
  • Provide technical support to users at local and remote locations; providing Windows XP/7 system administration for both hardware and software.
  • Job duties also include support for Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac OSX, Microsoft Office, and Adobe products.
  • Lead the team upgrade of Florida Hospital systems hardware and software and integrated all systems from Windows XP to Windows 7.
  • Performed basic troubleshooting techniques and enabled migration from Windows XP to Windows 7 environments ensuring connectivity to the new network.
  • Documented all help desk related activities using a Windows XP/2000 desktop system running a web-based trouble ticket/change order tracking system.
  • Worked on operating systems including: Microsoft Server 2003 and 2008, Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7.
  • Customized and deployed Windows XP, 7, and 8 across multiple classrooms, laptops, and back office computers.
  • Upgrade back office computers from Windows XP to Windows 7 and assured everything is running fine in the new environment.
  • Preformed extensive Windows 7 troubleshooting for driver/hardware failures; installations; transitioning from Windows XP; and some basic training.
  • Provide desktop support Windows XP/7 machines including OS issues, MS Office, Email, and 3rd party software issues.
  • Implemented disaster recovery measures using MS RIS for workstations and a customized PXE solution for Windows XP Embedded terminals.
  • Installed, configured, and provided administration of new computers for the upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7.

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2. Hardware Issues

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Here's how Hardware Issues is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Subject matter expert assigned to assist customers with troubleshooting clinical application and technical hardware issues, or special project activities.
  • Provided break/fix resolutions for all hardware issues, and imaging/re-imaging workstations and laptops using unattended text file.
  • Solved recurrent server hardware issues by analyzing and implementing working solutions.
  • Resolved software and hardware issues in a high-availability environment.
  • Completed various system administration task and troubleshooting hardware issues.
  • Provided technical support for all software/hardware issues.
  • Diagnosed, isolated and troubleshot software and hardware issues on Windows based systems, Enterprise Blackberry devices and Apple IOS devices.
  • Provided On-Site Support to resolve PC, Server, Software, Web Filter, Network, Telecommunications, and Hardware issues.
  • Supported president, Sale managers, 53 users and administrators with in house software applications, Network, and hardware issues.
  • Level 2 and 3 support of software and hardware issues while also assisting Level 1 technicians with issues of their level.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot hardware issues in the server room (replace bad switches, server hardware, UPS systems.)
  • Supported field engineers with setting up and configuring Oracle databases and UNIX operating systems, and supporting all hardware issues.
  • Experience with various third party tools to troubleshoot user applications, system problems, network troubles and other Hardware issues.
  • Provide technical support and expert assistance to 25 personnel regarding all accounts, networking, software, and hardware issues.
  • Identified, escalated, and tracked hardware issues that had resulted in node and/or other system components out of service.
  • Resolved hardware issues, printer repair, motherboard replacement, hard drive recovery, and any other repair needed.
  • Diagnose, resolve, and replace hardware issues in laptops and desktops from Dell, HP, and Toshiba.
  • Started as a desktop support engineer supporting several software packages, some hardware issues, mainframe connectivity, etc.
  • Supported over 300 employees with daily technical needs ranging anywhere from hardware issues to software permission and policies.
  • Supported internal customers by performing in-depth investigations of all types of software, translations, and hardware issues.

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3. Active Directory

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Here's how Active Directory is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Created and implemented Active Directory Group Policies used to enforce security policies which provided increased protection for users and endpoints.
  • Supported all related software, including Active Directory infrastructure including network security administration, maintenance, trouble shooting and upgrades.
  • Implemented Active Directory security measures to provide company wide data encryption protocols that secured data over all network communication channels.
  • Maintained and administered Active Directory Servers, including daily monitoring, trouble shooting and performance analysis.
  • Resolved Active Directory permissions and security issues upon my arrival, and restructured testing network environment.
  • Participated in creating security policies in Active Directory and scheduling tasks using task scheduler.
  • Managed and maintained Active Directory Users and Computers to ensure efficiency and operational.
  • Manage user security permissions, add/change/delete users within the Active Directory Domain.
  • Installed and Administered Dell Recovery Manager forest edition for Active Directory.
  • Utilized Windows-based servers and workstations in a Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Managed and maintained native Active Directory environment for thousands of users.
  • Designed, installed and migrated existing infrastructure to Windows2003 Active directory.
  • Performed User/Server administration through Active Directory, and Resource Kit utilities.
  • Provided day-to-day operational support for Active Directory and Exchange issues.
  • Maintained and administrated Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Active Directory 2010-2012.
  • Set up administrative passwords and directory permissions in Active Directory.
  • Troubleshooted users password synchronization issues on Premise Active Directory.
  • Administered Active Directory Network and all associated devices.
  • Managed Active Directory Federation Services ADFS systems.
  • Managed Active Directory migration and consolidation project.

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4. Backup

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Here's how Backup is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed Application-data backup and recovery by Local backup / restoration of the WebSphere Environment - configurations and applications.
  • Establish and assign new user privileges for local area access and support information backup and recovery functions
  • Provided enhancements to data backup functions and selected as project lead for numerous application improvements.
  • Monitor Corporate and Remote Daily Backups and Remote Rotation Reports for completion and accuracy.
  • Supervised backup procedures and performed disaster recovery of MS Exchange/BackupExec on HP Blade servers.
  • Performed server administration duties for the technical operations center including backup and disaster recovery.
  • Implemented and configured backup and recovery, virus protection and network security solutions.
  • Provided data security using backup procedure and provided recommendations on network related problem.
  • Developed and maintained effective backup and Disaster Recovery solutions for all Open-View systems.
  • Overhauled backup scheduling on managed systems and updated documentation as required.
  • Provided Anti-virus and email filter system solution and regular backup assistant.
  • Communicated with customers regularly and provided metrics showing backup/restore success rate.
  • Design and install data backup and disaster recovery system protocols.
  • Managed data backups in order to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Participated in backup process and monitoring of Geo-quest systems.
  • Created strategies for backup and recovery of SiteMinder environment.
  • Enacted recovery protocols and backups to ensure critical information.
  • Organized and wrote documentation for proper backup procedures.
  • Developed and monitor system backups and modify accordingly.
  • Developed and deployed backup strategy using TSM environment.

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5. Desktop

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Here's how Desktop is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Gained management buy-in and led complete network restructuring of entire infrastructure, including upgrading all Macintosh and Windows desktops.
  • Fulfilled administrative responsibilities including the additions and changes to user, desktops, and email account configurations.
  • Used SMS to troubleshoot/administer hardware/software support for various proprietary desktop and server based applications and workstations.
  • Configured and installed operating systems and applications on desktops and notebooks for user deployment.
  • Served as primary Windows systems administrator for approximately 30 desktops and several web servers.
  • Evaluated Desktop hardware, operating systems and applications for integration in the environment.
  • Possessed a comprehensive understanding of the customer's desktop environment and provided technical guidance
  • Provide daily end-user support for desktop/laptop operations utilizing a variety of Operating systems.
  • Perform desktop system audits and administer the terminal area security program.
  • Performed setup and assisted production support using Microsoft desktop operating systems.
  • Implemented virtual desktop and configured and implemented backup servers for data.
  • Installed and configured a variety of desktop applications.
  • Provided general desktop support and network support assistance.
  • Provided post-migration desktop support to management and staff.
  • Configured and documented standard desktop computer workstations.
  • Manage all non-production Desktop platforms and setup two labs for online browsing testing labs, which includes installation of multiple browsers.
  • Utilized Apple Remote Desktop to remote to Macs at satellite offices in Texas and Louisiana from the Lake St. Louis office.
  • Team member responsible for the data center setup for the Poland, Austin and LA office which included servers and desktops.
  • Implemented and maintained a rapid update system to keep three computer labs and over 200 desktops and servers updated and secure.
  • Use MS Active Directory to administrate all user accounts, desktops, servers, and laptops on the Atlanta domain.

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6. Database

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Here's how Database is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Started up/Configured/Administered asset management database.
  • Provided technical support for database environments, including installation, configuration, administering, and upgrades of SQL Server database servers.
  • Oversee, recommend and implement appropriate level database solutions and enhancements to ensure an improvement in system reliability and performance.
  • Developed SSAS Tabular multidimensional databases to enable self-service BI via data visualization tools such as PowerView and PowerPivot.
  • Developed relational databases to improve the availability of data from mission critical items down to simple inventory.
  • Control document database of all documentation that will allow secure document retention and corresponding files.
  • Analyze business processes, improvements, problem resolution, database administration, and hardware configuration.
  • Performed periodic database cleanup and system administration and set up new customer services.
  • Provide technical expertise to the administration and troubleshooting of the ERP/database environment.
  • Produced improved database usage and capacity trend reports utilizing basic trending models.
  • Ensured Similar to the training database configuration were correctly used and accurate.
  • Developed software programs and databases to track disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Handled customer database migrations to Cloud-based, mission-critical MySQL clusters.
  • Developed and maintained incident tracking, scheduling and resolutions databases.
  • Implemented database management system to coordinate agent schedules and clients.
  • Worked with inventory database to ensure information was properly updated.
  • Developed Access database for customer purchase orders to invoicing.
  • Established web-based trouble solving database for all System Administrators.
  • Developed Microsoft Access Database for Purchase Order database system.
  • Created and maintained Access database of controlled hardware inventory.

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7. SQL

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Here's how SQL is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Created numerous customized reporting mechanisms for internal and external claims reporting using Crystal Reports and SQL Reporting Services.
  • Verify and tune SQL server databases to ensure data integrity, availability and redundancy.
  • Managed/Maintained all aspects of Microsoft SQL Databases to include maintenance plans and disaster recovery.
  • Improved application performance and availability by optimizing the SQL database.
  • Performed SQL Server data replication and post-event data reconciliation.
  • Design and implementation SOX documentation SQL Databases.
  • Configured and installed high-availability MySQL servers.
  • Created Windows 2003 server running SQL Server 2005 to consolidate databases that were running on 6 different servers to increase efficiency.
  • Created a new SQL reporting site and migrated old reports, collections, packages and queries using automation tools and scripts.
  • Utilized PHP, JavaScript, HTML, MySQL, and Google services, to script the display of dynamic data content.
  • Develop solutions for SQL Server issues related to Installation, Performance and troubleshooting MDX and Tabular Instances, SQL On-Premise environments.
  • Administered FM:Systems database on SQL 2000 server activities including user creation, security aspects, import and export data.
  • Resolved issues and provide remote maintenance for SQL 2000 and SQL 2005 Mug shot databases for Government Agencies across the US.
  • Monitored the Microsoft SQL Server based DBMS for dental and flexible spending accounts using both Enterprise Manager and Query Analyzer.
  • Maintained multiple PeopleSoft 9 environments that consisted of Development, Test and Production systems with MS SQL Server 2005 Databases.
  • Learned the basics of SQL server performance tuning including execution plan analysis, query review, and index modification.
  • Created QM queries, CL programs, and SQL commands to allow automation of system functions and file creation/updates.
  • Experience on SCCM reporting using SQL server management studio and also worked on creating custom reports using Report builder.
  • Worked with SQL server 2005 where I administered user and database security wrote stored procedures and fine tuned queries.
  • Managed project team responsible for migrating 550GB financial database to clustered Microsoft SQL Server utilizing SAN network storage solution.

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8. Web Servers

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Here's how Web Servers is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Worked in configuring and setup connectivity between web servers, database servers and directory servers as a process server administrator.
  • Configured and managed F5BigIP in cluster environment to ensure high availability of web servers and efficient request response.
  • Assisted developers in the operation of business critical E-commerce web servers while providing backups and high availability.
  • Provided platform maintenance/environment support for internal and external web servers on three different platforms.
  • Implemented, operated and maintained Linux Redhat-CentOS-Ubuntu web servers and application servers.
  • Monitored web servers to proactively identify issues with capacity and performance.
  • Ensured security and installed certificate in web servers annually.
  • Configured/maintained network infrastructure and web servers.
  • Maintain redundant Apache/Tomcat web servers.
  • Supervised a team of personnel in system administration, HTML programming, and automatic data updates for five separate web servers.
  • Repaired inoperable web servers and limited downtime by discovering corrupt software update patches and networking with personnel to fix the problems.
  • Created complex monitoring scripts for network devices, database servers, web servers, application servers, and various operating-system resources.
  • Administer 3 personal LAMP backup, file, media, web servers with Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS 2010 - Present
  • Managed DHCP, DNS, Files Server, and IIS Web Servers, maintenance and upgrades for peak performance.
  • Created, configured and tuned all PeopleSoft components namely WebLogic Web Servers, Application Servers, Process Scheduler Servers.
  • Installed IIS service on the web servers and each pair servers are configured as a round robin on DNS.
  • Monitored and resolved network and application alerts, involving start/stop services, reboots and troubleshooting applications on web servers.
  • Administered and configured both Windows and Linux based web servers (IIS, Apache with Tomcat and JBOSS).
  • Researched compiled source code, configured, and installed Apache web servers and NNTP servers on multiple UNIX platforms.
  • Maintain Web servers, file servers, firewalls, and directory services, and set up user accounts.

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9. Linux

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Here's how Linux is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed maintenance of Linux servers as part of daily operations for supporting internet service customers.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for Storage Deployment, Linux Installations, and Disaster Recovery.
  • Support higher education faculty requiring Linux computing to support research and student learning.
  • Supervised two other junior Linux and Windows systems administrators.
  • Installed/configured/maintained a Mandrake Linux anti-spam server for all users.
  • Managed and maintained LINUX/WINDOWS servers/workstations for Software Engineering department.
  • Assist Senior Enterprise Linux Administrator with routine administration tasks.
  • Network setups including Windows and Linux environments.
  • Perform Monthly Penetration testing using Kali Linux.
  • Provide Windows/Linux administration and LAN/WAN administration.
  • Played a Major Role in Implementing Secured IT Infrastructure based on Microsoft and Linux platforms and authored for a System Admin Manual
  • Build and administrator NT4 PDC utilizing DHCP, WINS, and RAS * Manage Linux server as firewall and VPN server.
  • Designed and managed both wide area and local area TCP/IP and Windows NT and Windows 2000, Sun and Linux-based networks.
  • Provide support, configuration, monitoring, installation and decommissioning of, Microsoft 2003, Microsoft 2008, and Linux Servers.
  • Supported Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) ground segment responsible for integration/maintenance of Unix/Linux systems interfacing with satellites in orbit.
  • Coordinated and tested the company's 1st subsystem storage firmware upgrade package, enhancing customer satisfaction in both Windows/Linux environments.
  • Configure development, test, and production servers with RAID and Windows 2008 and 2003 Server and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience installing systems from the ground up, including hardware, software, networking, and Windows and Linux administration.
  • Performed operating system support, configuration and consultation for all IS UNIX and Linux, Windows IBM AIX server needs.
  • Operate, manage and administer production systems with Windows and Linux/UNIX based servers and services according to policies and best-practices.

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10. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed advanced hardware server setup, advanced installations, upgrades and configurations of operating systems and applications.
  • Created custom queries for quick inquiry of security setup and trouble-shooting resolution for security systems.
  • Improved system security through setup and ongoing maintenance of NetScreen-Security Manager.
  • Document systems/applications setup procedures, configurations and project plans including SOP/ISO.
  • Encouraged and delivered automation processes for system setups.
  • Optimized performance and setup security zones.
  • Documented Secure+ setup for other admins.
  • Configured and setup Wireless Network.
  • Used company training program to develop a background in networks, from drivers and protocols, to install and setup issues.
  • Train department heads on SABA EMS, setup administrator accounts and customize learning solutions specific to target audiences and cost centers.
  • Lead the setup of the carbon dioxide accumulator and carbon dioxide analyzer hardware used in integrated Environmental Chamber ECLS hardware testing.
  • Provided project management and technical leadership for the setup, testing, implementation, and maintenance of the LMS domain.
  • Used administrative applications to create and manage accounts and users, setup Exchange 5.5 accounts, and manage print servers.
  • Participated in the full implementation and setup of SCCM and SCOM as well as other Microsoft system management related tools.
  • Document systems setup procedures, configurations and project plans in installing, upgrading and modifying the company s IT infrastructure.
  • Evaluated and helped reconfigure company s Microsoft office setup and configured our systems to a hybrid environment with Office 365.
  • Configured a new Exchange server and setup all new mail flow from ISP settings to new user email addresses.
  • Create policies and procedures for new computer implementation and setup as well as documenting the company's information systems.
  • Supported customer as 3rd Tier customer support with account records of transaction, real-time data, and account setups.
  • Train course designers in reporting, course cloning, coping, backing, retrieving and setup processes within LMS.

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11. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provided troubleshooting expertise during hardware and software failures and recorded detailed documentation of issues and resolutions through incident management tools.
  • Provided initial troubleshooting and problem resolution coordination for network connectivity problems, outages, servers, and network components.
  • Maintained communication with end-users and supervisors to troubleshoot hardware/software issues and maximize system operations and fine tune equipment performance.
  • Started troubleshooting immediately and involved circuit providers and network engineers when required to resolve issues within acceptable downtime limit.
  • Installed and performed troubleshooting techniques on hardware and POS software for over 200 organization workstations minimizing overall system downtime.
  • Assisted with troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving Window servers and other computer-related equipment problems to ensure functional operation.
  • Assisted teams and vendors to understand customized Cloud-Based application and troubleshoot issues in uploading documents to system specification.
  • Performed system configurations, installations, troubleshooting, and security that maintained consistent system availability and reliability.
  • Configure, implement, and troubleshoot Cisco network hardware utilizing various network monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Perform troubleshooting by recreating a customer scenario on internal testing equipment with a comparable software configuration.
  • Provided live support for Customers including troubleshooting and resolving software application issues at Client location.
  • Handled troubleshooting and repairing defective equipment by performing diagnostics using specialized tools and software.
  • Provided on-site support in setting up and troubleshooting network environments to ensure proper operations.
  • Maintained and repaired PC and notebook computer hardware and software using basic troubleshooting procedures.
  • Perform system maintenance and troubleshooting for various software applications hosted on Windows servers.
  • Ensured proper and timely incident handling, troubleshooting, customer communication and escalation.
  • Used advanced technical problem-solving and troubleshooting skills to resolve escalated incidents and problems.
  • Trained and assisted users with hands-on troubleshooting of workstation equipment and peripherals.
  • Provided in-depth technical troubleshooting for escalated issues that involved complex support situations.
  • Network administration, monitoring and analysis, performance tuning and troubleshooting.

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12. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provided technical support for PKI to include certificate issuance, certification revocation, PIV activation and other ID management initiatives.
  • Provide technical support to users, applications, and utility developers on requirements for integration into the operating environment.
  • Manage and administer windows client and servers - performed periodic maintenance, provided technical support and executed systems engineering.
  • Provided technical support by performing installation, repair, and preventative maintenance of personal computer and related software/hardware.
  • Provide first level technical support to government and military users for troubleshooting problems on secured network domains.
  • Provided end-user technical support and 3rd Tier Help Desk Support resolving problems quickly and efficiently increasing productivity.
  • Support of large-size customer base in technical support for enterprise level network including overseas bureau support.
  • Provided technical support to Field Service Engineers servicing equipment for customers utilizing equipment from other sources.
  • Provide technical support in troubleshooting installation, configuration and user issues accessing the PREP environment.
  • Performed systems administration, benchmark testing and technical support for the Competitive Characterization Center.
  • Delivered maintenance and support to Microsoft-based network including technical support for nationwide sales team.
  • Top level customer resolution specialist and highest escalation point for the technical support department.
  • Delivered technical support with system performance monitoring tools, software applications, and hardware/peripherals.
  • Provided excellent on-site technical support for end users on an international business project.
  • Provided technical support to the active directory environment and the backup infrastructure.
  • Provided executive technology support and technical support for video conferencing collaboration centers.
  • Provided customer service and IT technical support independently daily to end-users.
  • Provide technical support and maintain company's Customer Relationship Management System.
  • Performed on-site and remote technical support for several clients simultaneously.
  • Provided technical support on system and application usage and operation.

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13. DNS

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Here's how DNS is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Utilized Linux servers to provide back-up internal DNS functionality.
  • Designed and implemented NIS/NFS/DNS/JumpStart environment.
  • Categorized Dynamic DNS related tickets.
  • Deploy and build servers, operating systems, active directory, domain trusts, DNS, DHCP, RADIUS and applications.
  • Performed 2nd- and 3rd-level technical support for hardware, software, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, and Active Directory.
  • Configured & administered Domain Naming Server (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Distributed File System.
  • Monitored system performance, addition, removal, administration of hosts, users, disks on DNS /NIS domain,.
  • Administered and maintained the hardware and software on several servers, including Web, FTP, DNS and email servers.
  • Consolidated 8 NT and Legacy Domains into one 2003 Domain and Decommission and Cleanup of Legacy domains and DNS servers.
  • Maintain and support of Microsoft technologies including AD Forests, Trusts, DHCP, DNS/WINS, Group Policy and ADSI.
  • Network Administration - involving day-to-day routine checks, Configuration of LAN adapters, Routing, NFS, DNS and Troubleshooting.
  • Administer DNS and DHCP for multiple sites with Cisco Network Registrar and Microsoft DNS Snap-In for the Microsoft Management Console.
  • Coordinated with various Ford IT entities such as SAN storage, WSL, DNS, Firewall, Backup teams.
  • Provide Domain Name Services (DNS) support by adding and removing A records and C names as requested.
  • Configured and maintained DNS servers for the internal network as well as the public DNS for the corporation.
  • Managed DNS and group policy through Active Directory, and provided VLAN support for 100+ employees and contractors.
  • Monitored and created DNS records to maintain maximum communication with all outstations and locations in the United States.
  • Maintained DNS, LDAP Servers, Configured NIM, NFS, NIS and standardization of all the systems.
  • Installed, optimized, and maintained network infrastructure services such as Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP.
  • Manage and administered Windows DNS and DHCP * Configured and manage PHD virtual version 5.1 for system backups.

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14. Domain Controllers

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Here's how Domain Controllers is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed troubleshooting of operating system and software infrastructure issues on Domain Controllers, Member Servers and Server Clusters
  • Migrated server roles and configuration to newly installed Domain Controllers and retired existing AD servers.
  • Configured and maintained four Windows Server 2003 Domain Controllers for classified and unclassified operations.
  • Configured firewall test servers and domain controllers in accordance with corporate security policies.
  • Create Active Directory domain controllers and perform authoritative and non-authoritative restores as necessary.
  • Maintained and supported Microsoft Domain Controllers and Active Directory for multiple locations.
  • Analyzed system logs identifying potential issues with application servers and domain controllers.
  • Monitored and identified replication interruptions between root and child domain controllers.
  • Administered Microsoft Exchange Servers, Domain Controllers, and Network/System Security.
  • Managed production servers and domain controllers along with Active Directory.
  • Configured and managed Directory Replications services between Domain Controllers.
  • Demoted and decommissioned approximately ten Windows 2003 domain controllers.
  • Commissioned new secondary domain controllers and configured AD replication.
  • Installed and configured an Active Directory Domain Controllers.
  • Retired and consolidated old servers including Domain Controllers.
  • Promoted Domain controllers for different server locations.
  • Managed Domain Controllers and Additional domain controllers.
  • Maintained Windows Active Directory server environment consisting of Windows 2000, 2003 and 2008 server editions, with multiple Domain Controllers.
  • Used Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) to monitor critical alerts and warnings for Domain Controllers and applications servers.
  • Installed, configured and administered: -Approximately 80 Windows 2003/2008/2008 R2 AD domain controllers and domain member servers, including upgrades.

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15. System Administrator

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Here's how System Administrator is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Identified a control weakness with single system administrator and improved governance structure managing 2 system administrators and 45 local administrators.
  • Developed initial framework for concept of operation document, resulting in improved coordination between team members and lead system administrator.
  • Provided Cisco Network System Administrator support functions for base classified networks to ensure Intranet system availability, optimization and access.
  • Assisted a team of system administrators to maintain the production/staging/end to end/and development systems for software development and testing.
  • Worked as a Linux and Windows system administrator responsible for the initial implementation of customer's server infrastructure.
  • Initiated and managed projects involving System Administrators to increase the performance and output of the operational environments.
  • Supervised 6 information system administrators while providing around the clock support to multiple areas of engagement.
  • Coordinate with Upper Level Technicians and System Administrators to - Troubleshoot/Resolve Mission Critical System Failures.
  • Appointed System administrator for PMEL Automated Management System fulfilling Certification and Accreditation requirements on system.
  • Worked with on-site system administrators to integrate new software and services with existing infrastructure.
  • Acted as lead system administrator/civilian contractor liaison during migration to current operating environment.
  • Gained increasing responsibilities as a system administrator, network engineer, and manager.
  • Functioned as System Administrator and Network Analyst while supervising 20 geographically dispersed staff.
  • Warehouse logistics system administrator and supervisor, create new procedures for warehouse flow.
  • Provided VM setup and configuration assistance as needed by junior System Administrators.
  • Maintained 24/7 availability on call as primary on call system administrator.
  • Lead system administrator for division headquarters and provided executive computer support.
  • Created and delivered training for system administrators for the new organization.
  • Lead system administrator in diagnosing and resolving difficult customer problems.
  • Produce documentation for both end users and other system administrators.

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16. PCS

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Here's how PCS is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Conducted technical testing of PCs and other hardware to assure product compatibility and connectivity.
  • Addressed wireless access security for wireless connectivity for PCs and hand-held devices.
  • Configured laptop and desktop PCs for off-site communications
  • Managed all aspects of technical support for servers/PCs, desktop applications, LAN/WAN infrastructure, and telecommunications for a software developer.
  • Responded to 50-75 tickets per day via in-person, phone and remote support regarding laptop and desktop PCs and printer issues.
  • Supported company's IBM mid-range system, Server, PCs, and entire network throughout 63,000 square foot wholesale distribution facility.
  • Network Wide System Monitoring of All Servers, PCs, Power & Network Appliances and Related Peripherals (WhatsUp).
  • Installed, configured, and distributed all the new Desktop PCs in an ongoing full agency wide desktop PC upgrade.
  • Provided support for internal clients on internal applications, 3rd party applications, networks, PCs, laptops and printers.
  • Installed, maintained, and supported PCs, servers, and operating systems in Win 2000 and Unix network environments.
  • Required to run End of Month processing job after hours to ensure a successful close of the BPCS financial month.
  • Configure, test and install new PCs and laptops, printers, scanners, networked copier/printers, and mobile devices.
  • Configured PCs and Servers by installing the Operating Systems, requesting Network configuration, updating and pushing the DNS table.
  • Created a new domain and migrated internal employees and upgraded PCs to Windows XP Pro from Windows 2000 Pro.
  • Coordinated computer upgrade project with third-party company, replacing hundreds of PCs and laptops which were coming off lease.
  • Build and repair PCs, design and implement networks, train personnel to utilize the network and PC applications.
  • Created a SYSPREP & Ghost process for imaging PCs with Windows XP reducing images from > 20 to 2.
  • Completed installation of network cabling, Cisco switch, PCs, and printers at SAMCO plant in New Hudson.
  • Work with a team of 3 Engineers to maintain more than 500 PCs and Servers at 7 different sites.
  • Manage the setting up and loading of security and virus protection software on all staff and public PCs.

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17. Unix

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Here's how Unix is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed a variety of hardware set-ups and software installations/configurations, including the day-to-day administration of UNIX operating system and related services.
  • Worked as Unix Administrator in IT infrastructure environment providing server administration, application administration and automation solutions to support business objectives.
  • Performed daily monitoring and data management of a real time Signals Intelligence System utilizing basic Linux/UNIX commands.
  • Worked on designing and maintaining Unix-based computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) systems for semiconductor device fabrication.
  • Interfaced with technology organization, including Database Administrators, UNIX Architecture, Scheduling and Operations.
  • Diagnosed and troubleshooting UNIX and Windows processing problems and applied solutions to increase company efficiency.
  • Managed internal Automated Conversion System (ACS) on all UNIX test/certification/production environments.
  • Accepted Backup/Security Administrator responsibilities after being a Unix Administrator for 3 months.
  • Performed software upgrades and modifications using BSD Unix operating system.
  • Monitor all Unix/Linux systems and storage to ensure availability.
  • Supported help-desk personnel with various issues related to UNIX/LAN/WAN/Window workstations
  • Maintained Unix development servers for off-site applications projects.
  • Managed Backup/Recovery Strategy for all windows/Unix based servers.
  • Created UNIX Operation Manual for cross-training administrators.
  • Managed the code migration, implementation and automation of PVCS Version Manager, PVCS Tracker on UNIX and Microsoft NT environments.
  • Handled the Account Management with MS Exchange, RightFax and occasional Unix Administration using X Windows and OnNet Gateway services.
  • Performed UNIX System administration duties for AT&T Work Group System - StarLan, 3B2 500 and 1000 servers.
  • Maintained and supported over 50 nodes of departmental Macintosh, PC and UNIX platforms and other Peripherals on a LAN.
  • Led the selection process of Windows 2000/XP and UNIX servers Hardware/Software requirements to support current and future lab configurations.
  • Support 3rd party application Connect:Direct across UNIX, Windows, and Mainframe systems of company IT Dept.

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18. Recovery Procedures

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Here's how Recovery Procedures is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Safeguard classified systems and materials routinely execute system backups and recovery procedures closely following standard operating procedures to ensure system security.
  • Utilize technical guides and recovery procedures written by development and engineering teams to maintain system health and support outage recovery activities.
  • Document PC upgrade procedure and checklist, server configuration documentation, including disk space used and available and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Perform data restores, implement service recovery procedures, perform tuning and ensure technical and functional designs meet business requirements.
  • Performed and monitored daily systems backups including rotation of tape media to off-site storage and regular testing of recovery procedures.
  • Implemented and tested Disaster Recovery procedures ensuring mission critical operations and applications continue in the event of an emergency.
  • Performed file recovery procedures for multiple infrastructure teams and maintained standard operating procedures of the commercial side overall effectiveness.
  • Enhanced system performance, performed restores, implemented recovery procedures, handled performance tuning and conducted regular system backups.
  • Developed and maintained a contingency plan, configured storage devices, performed network backups and implemented/tested recovery procedures.
  • Developed initial Disaster Recovery Procedures, and assisted in developing and maintaining the Webster Integration Layer operations manual.
  • Developed and implemented effective backup and disaster recovery procedures, ensuring business continuity in event of catastrophic failure.
  • Created detailed documentation of Installation and Configuration settings of Servers, Network Appliances and Disaster Recovery procedures.
  • Developed and implemented security, backup and disaster recovery procedures and wrote technical manuals for procedure implementation.
  • Develop and implement backup and recovery procedures for email application data with analysis of user requirements.
  • Establish and maintained strict information security policies, disaster recovery procedures, and service level agreements.
  • Assisted in designing disaster recovery procedures and testing them which ensured they operated as expected.
  • Maintain technical documentation on server hardware inventories, backup procedures, and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Maintained data- archiving policies with backup and recovery procedures, and periodical data recovery testing.
  • Developed and performed internal system acceptance, installation qualifications as well as disaster recovery procedures.
  • Developed new system back and disaster recovery procedures to ensure quick restoration of critical outages.

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19. OS

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Here's how OS is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed diagnostics/troubleshot system issues, documented help desk tickets/resolved/maintained accrued inventory data base on hardware, software and user access.
  • Provided customers with any and all support needed to operate advanced x-ray machinery in hospital and research environments.
  • Provide analysis reports for management requests for cost effective applications, hardware and reporting information systems.
  • Major contributor to the operation and expansion of this dynamic aerospace engineering and space transport company.
  • Designed, developed and automated system image process including application and OS standardization and packaging.
  • Worked with a variety of cluster server scenarios and Multiple Library installations for High Availability
  • Worked closely with business owned groups, and extensively involved in requirement gathering process.
  • Tested and provided user feedback for specially-designed client software created by MetroStar Systems.
  • Provided support for all applications including all Microsoft Office applications and Bankruptcy software.
  • Entitled and supported IT Generalists who utilize Microsoft Online Services for business productivity.
  • Coordinate necessary maintenance and installations across partners to ensure minimal impact for users.
  • Developed close relationships with software developers leading to expedited service when issues arose.
  • Installed and configured Microsoft Security exchange on select servers depending on client needs
  • Participate actively in Microsoft internal discussion forums to help fellow Microsoft employees.
  • Constructed operational essential combat outpost in high threat isolated locations across Iraq.
  • Interviewed possible candidates for consulting positions and assessed their technical abilities.
  • Administered Argent Guardian monitoring software across Americas and Asia Pacific locations.
  • Analyzed process output and diagnose errors in preparation for escalation.
  • Performed regular security monitoring daily to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Diagnosed and resolved complex hardware and software compatibility issues.

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20. Group Policies

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Here's how Group Policies is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Handle network migrations/upgrades, implement MS products, integrate/troubleshoot mobile devices, setup/configure Group Policies, and perform Blackberry server setup/maintenance.
  • Designed Organizational units, Security groups and implemented group policies to enhance user experience and data security.
  • Consolidated hundreds of similar group policies into just a few to improve simplicity and standardization.
  • Configured Group Policies and created IT Security Awareness Policies for company-wide distribution.
  • Implemented group policies and remote desktop procedures to maintain site security/ integrity.
  • Implemented specific Group Policies for server/workstation hardening and software control.
  • Introduced group policies to improve productivity and streamline administration.
  • Managed Active Directory including group policies and security groups.
  • Administered user/group management and group policies within Active Directory.
  • Configured corporate security policies using Active Directory group policies.
  • Developed and implemented Active Directory Group Policies.
  • Created new and modifying previous group policies and user profiles for NT domain users for implementing security features on NT workstations.
  • Configure, test, and troubleshooting Internet Information Services (IIS), Active Directory (AD) and Group Policies.
  • Experience in configuring and maintaining Active directory, DNS, DHCP (server) and group policies on window server 08/12.
  • Create group policies to automate tasks such as mapping drives, printers, installation of software, and controlling user environment.
  • Administered 9 2003 Servers in total using Active Directory to create users, Organizational Units, Group Policies and server security.
  • Integrate and maintain Active Directory, Exchange Services, File Sharing Services, Group Policies, and other server roles.
  • Managed Microsoft Active Directory global group policies, security group policies, machine group policies, while performing account management.
  • Handle any and all network duties including active directory administration, group policies, security groups, users & permissions.
  • Created multiple security groups and group policies tailored to fit the special needs of high security and low security environments.

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21. User Accounts

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Here's how User Accounts is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Maintained over 300 computer information systems managing over 1500 user accounts across three separate classified networks with no network security compromises.
  • Deliver top-level service for internal and external customers, creating user accounts and providing in-depth technical support.
  • Created user accounts, provided password resets for users, deleted/deactivated user accounts using active directory.
  • Create user accounts utilizing Active Directory and streamline script modification processes through batch installation.
  • Implemented proper disaster procedures for recovery, administered user accounts and mailbox stores.
  • Created and managed user accounts and provided documentation to ensure system integrity.
  • Maintained Open Source.gov user accounts by completing administrator duties and responsibilities.
  • Created domain user accounts, Distribution groups with Active Directory/Exchange environment.
  • Established administrative procedures for creation and maintenance of user accounts.
  • Administered user accounts on Blackberry Enterprise server.
  • Configured Microsoft Outlook for user accounts.
  • Supported STAT implementation including user accounts.
  • Managed Unix backup/recovery for user accounts.
  • Managed memory, system services, user accounts, cleared cache, and administered Gentoo, CentOS, and Debian servers.
  • Administered the corporate POP mail server, including adding user accounts and fixing any problems users have in getting their mail.
  • Created and maintained user accounts for Windows, UNIX and the Exchange environment using a third party auditing software called e-Trust.
  • Perform hardware, software and network upgrades on MS Windows 2003/2008 based network, and maintain user accounts in Active Directory.
  • Create and manage all local user accounts, security groups, and shared mailboxes within the Coast Guards active directory domain.
  • Performed all network administration tasks including troubleshooting network issues, setting up user accounts and rights, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Conducted the 2.1.2.1 upgrade and is proficient in building TC2, AHLTA-T user accounts and over all management of the program.

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22. VPN

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Here's how VPN is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Designed and implemented a work-from-home/remote access VPN compatibility program to allow staff access military applications from their personal computers.
  • Administered and managed configurations for LAN-to-LAN and remote access VPN connections allowing for secured communications.
  • Ensured user authenticity by constantly reviewing VPN log-in attempts to maintain system security.
  • Establish business to business VPN tunnel for corporate business analysis and asset collaboration.
  • Installed and administered 2-factor authentication tokens used for secure VPN connections.
  • Configured customer laptops for VPN connections using Juniper Network Connect.
  • Implemented Site-to-Site VPN solutions with several exchange networks.
  • Installed and configured Checkpoint Firewall-1 with VPN connectivity.
  • Implemented and troubleshot VPN/network connectivity and performance issues.
  • Configured and maintained communities remote access/VPN.
  • Implemented VPN connectivity for management.
  • Ensured users can remotely access CenterPoint s private network; connecting to company domain via VPN access using Cisco AnyConnect application.
  • Assist in maintaining and configuring Cisco ASA/PIX 5500 series for Firewall Security protection, VPN Devices, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Monitored/supported system resources, including VPN's, storage disk usage, tape backups and response times to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Implement VPN solution to provide connectivity to employees in the field to main office network resources utilizing central authentication and authorization.
  • Administer for windows server 2003-2008 and all related server services including FTP, AD, DNS, DHCP and VPN.
  • Maintained a seamless working environment for over 20 local users as well as a VPN connection to the Arizona office.
  • Maintain daily support over local area network which included installing and securing remote users access through online VPN private networks.
  • Installed and configured a T-1 (DS1) with a VPN connection from the office facility to the collocation facility.
  • Supported remote client connectivity with Cisco VPN clients using RSA SecureID tokens on any number of mobile devices or computers.

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23. Vmware

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Here's how Vmware is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Have set up VMWARE server and currently house 13 different builds for our engineering and QA staff.
  • Implemented TMS tape backups for disaster recovery utilizing VMWARE to recover production servers.
  • Support corporate wide VMWARE environment.
  • Installed the VMware Capacity Planner in planning, designing and implementing the virtual infrastructure environment and monitoring of virtual environments.
  • Created virtual training environment using Vmware solution for City user applications to ease technician support in managing physical training desktops.
  • Researched, recommended and revamped production VMware cluster, which significantly enhanced system performance and redundancy.
  • Designed automated scripts to improve efficiency, operational stability and operational integrity through VMware PowerCLI.
  • Initiated VMWare platform testing and implementation for development support, product conversions and server consolidation.
  • Designed and built VMWare systems for lab engineering personnel including documentation and training.
  • Perform capacity analysis of existing physical production environment using VMware Capacity planner.
  • Configured and Managed VMware server technology for managing windows based network environment.
  • Designed and successfully implemented VMware ESX servers for server consolidation.
  • Monitor performance and resource availability for VMware environment.
  • Installed, operated, and maintained a Linux CentOS Asterisk Server, Windows Exchange server, and IBM Blade VMWare server.
  • Migrated underutilized servers to virtual servers using VMware and Hyper-V, reducing HVAC, power, and lease costs.
  • Supported legacy OS and hardware replacement projects by ensuring VMware and hardware resources were made available through capacity planning.
  • Assist network engineers with support when required with VMware testing, backups, terminal servers, and network troubleshooting.
  • Utilized VMware to migrate servers from a physical to a virtual environment; provided ongoing troubleshooting and support.
  • Handled administration of VMware Servers and also covered MS security patching and upgrades, adds moves and changes.
  • Converted Physical machine to virtual machine and also converted Virtual machine to virtual machine by using Vmware converter.

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24. LAN

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Here's how LAN is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Analyzed business needs and created a plan to enable critical process recovery utilizing multiple recovery technologies in compliance with budget constraints.
  • Provided integration support for a high-tech state-of-the-art video processing and dissemination system providing surveillance for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Implement solutions by planning, training, and installing/configuring information systems while ensuring DIACAP compliance under Configuration Management process.
  • Engaged with customers from non-technical to technical level while interpreting technology solution in a simple easy to understand language.
  • Participated in requirements gathering sessions (scrum retrospective planning) to identify testing requirements and priorities.
  • Tooled business plan to make offerings simple and ability to systematically duplicate for national market.
  • Reviewed, updated, and created technical documentation and participated in research and development plans.
  • Acquired and drafted required information of work center operations for site Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Managed team of five analysts and consultants in re-designing Enterprise Planning implementation and environment.
  • Developed business plan and sales strategy that increased profitability and exceeded sales goals.
  • Prepared disaster recovery plan for Cisco Communication Manager and related IP Telephony applications.
  • Directed and coordinated planning, development and implementation activities of computer information systems.
  • Supported hardware/software evaluation, both physical and virtual technologies, and capacity planning.
  • Planned, designed and implemented Disaster Recovery and Continuous Data Protection Solution.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction levels as identified in business plan goals and objectives.
  • Analyze capacity data and develops capacity plans for appropriate level enterprise-wide systems.
  • Assist with planning and data collection for implementation/maintenance of the automated systems.
  • Communicate when LAN/software modifications or maintenance will contribute a system outage.
  • Formulated preventive, detective and corrective measures for Business continuity Planning.
  • Managed security for internal LAN/WAN and external application hosting service.

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25. SAN

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Here's how SAN is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Configure and monitor daily volume replication of business-critical virtual servers from local primary SAN to off-site SAN at disaster recovery location.
  • Participated and coordinated projects affecting multiple locations within the Pathology department with far reaching impact for thousands of users.
  • Redesigned entire SAN environment to provide redundancy and performance enhancements.
  • Trusted to excel in position independently working on a network supporting thousands of other businesses collectively processing $50,000,000 per year.
  • Install and configure Storage Area Network (SAN) devices and make storage available for use to production and test environments.
  • Perform thousands of tests on programs prior to release to customers, as part of the company's quality assurance process.
  • Configure, support and maintain Storage Area Network (SAN) & Direct Attached Storage (DAS) for DPW systems.
  • Perform POC of new SAN solutions and the necessary RIO/TCO for the anticipated deployment of the new SAN solution.
  • Install Ubuntu 12.04.LTS and create sandboxes for our developers as well as to customize disk partitions on Windows Servers.
  • Saved the company thousands of dollars by programming necessary forms rather than having them sent out to be done.
  • Cable all new servers that need SAN space to our Cisco 9222i MDS switches or the Brocade fiber switches.
  • Worked closely with management on SAN upgrades and configuration as well as ESX server upgrades at our collocation downtown.
  • Coordinated 24-hour small computer and peripheral support for the 497th Intelligence Reconnaissance Surveillance Group Mission Critical IT systems.
  • Saved the company over $12 thousand dollars in selecting computing equipment and software applications while maintaining quality.
  • Migrated user data from Windows 2000 File server to Apple XSAN 1.3 Filer, setting up POSIX permissions.
  • Completed cases within specified time frame that helped engineers to provide technical support to the thousands of end-users.
  • Configured, maintained and monitored HP EVA 8000 SAN (10 TB) and Fiber Channel director switches.
  • Worked as the only Systems Administrator for a branch location of a San Jose, CA based company.
  • Created Brocade switch port diagrams and documentation of the SAN environment to aid in current/future troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Configured SAN switch ports for new connections when new servers were brought online using Cisco Device manager.

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26. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Led installation and configuration of Blue Coat proxy servers to correct a long-standing deficiency and substantially improve Internet efficiency.
  • Collaborated in multidisciplinary teams and implemented Internet and email access with customers, business, etc.
  • Insure the proper installation and configuration of wireless router for internet access including basic IP networking
  • Solved simple to complex (physical layer connectivity to router configuration) internet connectivity issues.
  • Designed and implemented a network to separate internal network from public accessible internet connection.
  • Implemented Internet connectivity solution that greatly enhanced performance and efficiency for the business operation.
  • Provide direct customer support involving Internet, computer hardware/software, e-mail and telecommunications systems.
  • Introduced new internet connection in order to separate from shared city/county connection.
  • Administered Microsoft servers supporting Internet, email, and video teleconferencing services.
  • Interfaced with Internet Service Providers for Cable internet connectivity and support.
  • Implemented, administered and maintained Checkpoint Firewall and WebSense Internet filtering software
  • Assisted team with management and deployment of internet facing applications.
  • Implemented Microsoft Internet Security and Accelerator reducing Internet abuse.
  • Implemented ISDN service/access as backup for company internet access.
  • Supported browsers such as Netscape navigator and internet explorer.
  • Conceptualized, Planned and implemented property-wide wireless Internet access.
  • Maintained and supported small-scale internet provider with web-mail-commerce services.
  • Established and maintained network connectivity and Internet access.
  • Implemented and managed SonicWall firewalls at internet-accessible locations.
  • Provided technical support for major Online/Internet Service Providers.

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27. Virtual Machines

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Here's how Virtual Machines is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Migrate and manage virtual machines and ensure high availability of applications.
  • Administer Microsoft patching for Hyper-V-based virtual machines and physical servers.
  • Simulated customer environments connecting to virtual machines for improved troubleshooting.
  • Worked extensively on migrating physical machines to Virtual machines.
  • Implemented Virtual Machines to reduce overhead and administration costs.
  • Configured and maintained Virtual Machines using Hyper-V manager.
  • Provisioned virtual machines according to customer's specification.
  • Administer IBM System Storage DS Storage Manager and create virtual hard disk space in order to provide storage for Virtual Machines.
  • Migrated physical machines to virtual machines (VM), increasing manageability and speed of recovery in case of system instability.
  • Evaluated over 150 virtual machines and servers to determine priority, frequency of hard drive backups, and utilization of resources.
  • Installed and configured Windows 2012 with Hyper-V. o Used Hyper-V to create virtual machines for various functions of the business.
  • Created Virtual Machines, Installed OS (Linked clones and manual clones from templates), installed Applications and patches.
  • Worked on Hyper-v to build virtual machines and identified the VLAN configuration issues in Hyper-v virtual hosts and rectified them.
  • Configured NFS cluster using RedHat Cluster Suite and Heartbeat and configured the shared storage using RDM across Virtual Machines.
  • Provided support to SCM team for Hudson, Hudson managed hundreds of Virtual Machines and Servers for IW.
  • Led migration of over 4,000 on premise Virtual Machines to Azure Virtual Machines for multiple global business units.
  • Create PowerShell scripts to query AD information, query hosts and available resources on physical and virtual machines.
  • Created templates and deploying Virtual Machines through templates, cloning Virtual Machines and managing Virtual Center permissions.
  • Manage the operation of four data centers (850+ virtual machines), and two regional offices.
  • Planned and implemented the deployment of RHEL servers with XEN to support higher availability of virtual machines.

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28. Citrix

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Here's how Citrix is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Install CITRIX on some servers if needed during upgrade from 2003 to 2008 server.
  • Administered Citrix servers centrally and performed daily monitoring and troubleshooting to support highly available critical business applications hosted on them.
  • Configured new versions of software, fine-tuned system performance, set and maintained system parameters using Citrix Application Manager.
  • Designed and built Terminal Server / Citrix MetaFrame solution for customer for implementing applications in a non-intrusive manor.
  • Installed and maintained Citrix servers servicing 1,500 concurrent server hosted desktop sessions in a dynamic clinical environment.
  • Credited with successfully migrating, configuring and maintaining corporate Citrix environment with NetScaler load balancing.
  • Managed multiple Citrix servers configured for high availability for multiple clients in multiple locations.
  • Experience with ServiceNow Incident Management system * Experience utilizing Citrix GoToAssist remote support tools
  • Optimize Citrix user session experience using display settings and profile management.
  • Supported global Hyperion Enterprise consolidation system on Citrix supporting 300+ facilities.
  • Administered, configured and deployed remote connectivity via Citrix Presentation Server.
  • Managed politically sensitive issue with printing in a Citrix environment.
  • Managed and published applications via Citrix Delivery Services Console.
  • Perform remote assistance utilizing Carbon Copy and Citrix.
  • Administer Citrix Environments within the Delivery Service Console.
  • Provided support and maintenance for Citrix server environment.
  • Configured and Managed Citrix Provisioning Server 5.6.
  • Diagnose Citrix/Terminal server connectivity and hardware issues.
  • Experience administering applications within a Citrix environment.
  • Published application and desktops via Citrix Storefront.

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29. Symantec

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Here's how Symantec is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Deploy Anti-Virus Management software on servers (Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager) and set policies per company security requirements.
  • Implemented a Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Server and deployed it to existing internal endpoints.
  • Performed Cost-Benefit analysis and rolled out Corporate security system using Symantec Endpoint protection.
  • Performed regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions via Symantec Endpoint.
  • Deployed Symantec Endpoint Protection that provided the automatic deployment of virus definitions.
  • Configured and tested disaster recovery using Symantec NetBackup agent-less functionality (NDMP)
  • Implemented Symantec System Recovery application for disaster recovery and real-time snapshot tasks.
  • Used Symantec Ghost imaging utilities to meet ever changing computer baseline requirements.
  • Heightened system security with the institution of Symantec Enterprise Edition viral protection.
  • Managed installation, configuration, and administration of Symantec Backup Exec.
  • Performed and administered backups and restores using Symantec Backup Exec.
  • Managed a secure environment utilizing McAfee and Symantec security firewalls.
  • Manage disaster recovery and maintain Symantec NetBackup Enterprise 7.5 server.
  • Maintained and updated laptop images library using Symantec Ghost.
  • Maintained and updated Symantec Ghost images to facilitate migrations.
  • Maintained anti -virus protection using Symantec Norton Anti -Virus.
  • Imaged and deployed desktops/laptops using Symantec Ghost automated software.
  • Monitor and maintain backup information via Symantec Backup Exec
  • Managed Symantec Anti-virus clients using centralized management console.
  • Administered security updates using Symantec Endpoint Manager.

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30. Solaris

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Here's how Solaris is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provided advance support and administration for the FTP Servers (NcFTPd 2.8 for solaris9-sparc).
  • Used Zone Configuration in solaris10 boxes.
  • Developed image and data filtering programs for processing of seismic information and geological data acquisition in Sun/Solaris and GCC/C++ environment.
  • Provided UNIXSolaris support for three different military training courses while providing Microsoft Exchange Server and Account Administration Technical Support.
  • Provided PBX / phone support, backup server administration and Linux/Solaris systems administration including installation and troubleshooting.
  • Performed installation, design and development and administration of Oracle and Oracle based applications on Solaris servers.
  • Provide leadership and direction for technical administration and support of client/server Sun Solaris UNIX network infrastructure.
  • Obtained Sun Certified Network Administrator for Solaris 9.0 operating environment in line with EDS/BellSouth business objectives.
  • Back Line Solaris Support Engineer - Dedicated customer research engineer removing obstacles and motivating progress.
  • Managed Systems and Network related issues like Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting on Solaris platform.
  • Sun Solaris Enterprise Server Build-Outs for Migrations and Implementations through Multi-Project completion.
  • Assisted vendor with reconfiguration of Channel Gateways using SUN Solaris operating system.
  • Provided system administration operational support for UNIX-Sun Solaris & Linux systems.
  • Managed million-dollar SGI supercomputers and about 200 Window and Solaris workstations.
  • Performed various tasks like administering, monitoring and troubleshooting Solaris 8
  • Provided administration for over 200 servers worldwide using SUN/Solaris platform.
  • Implemented Security Hardening per company policy using Solaris 10 features.
  • Performed administrative duties for the Solaris and Linux environment.
  • Supported other subsidiaries with Solaris system administration tasks.
  • Provide System Administration for Linux/Unix/IRIX/Solaris servers and workstations.

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31. Disk

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Here's how Disk is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Perform security analyses and risk/vulnerability assessments such as Gold Disk and Retina to determine residual security risks.
  • Documented all server standards and software configurations including logical volumes and disk requirements.
  • Performed capacity analysis, monitored and controlled disk space usage on systems.
  • Perform system maintenance including server performance and file server disk capacity.
  • Performed a trend analysis of CPU/Memory/Disk utilization for critical servers.
  • Monitored system performance, disk management and tune system parameters.
  • Created and installed disk images and administered Linux-based server.
  • Monitored performance and disk utilization.
  • Maintain and implementing hardware/software upgrade plans, system performance, evaluating fault tolerances for disk drives, servers and client computers.
  • Assisted in the design and build of the master image library and used to clone disks and prepare systems for delivery.
  • Experience in Performance Monitoring of CPU, Memory, Disks, Network using various monitoring tools like BMC Patrol for UNIX.
  • Involved in the depth experience with image builds, image updates, PVS image release process, and V-Disk management.
  • Monitored server bandwidth, load balancing, high CPU alarms, disk space, prevented software exploits and service attacks.
  • Configure the share disk array under Volume Manager, and create logical hosts and disk groups for the installed products.
  • Managed system operations including system security, backups accounts, capacity planning, disk utilization, event and user support.
  • Worked with Volumes, Clusters, increasing Partition size on Volumes, Disk Recovery, Virtual Disks and Fiber Channel.
  • Responded to events including server down, disk failures, power failures, backup failures, and file system alarms.
  • Used automated scripts to perform routine management tasks in WebSphere environments like monitoring Disk Space, CPU and Memory Utilization.
  • Served as lead on move from old disk storage to new HP San storage, using Command View EVA.
  • Worked with Finance department to streamline back office billing by moving from a dial-up/floppy disk-based system to secure FTP.

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32. Tcp/Ip

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Here's how Tcp/Ip is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provided management to outsource partners supporting TCP/IP Products and technical support alliance contact for Netscape Communicator.
  • Experience with network architectures TCP/IP, server hardware/software installation, configuration and support.
  • Establish communication between systems through connectivity method such as TCP/IP socket connections.
  • Performed PC software/hardware and network connectivity troubleshooting using TCP/IP tools.
  • Provided TCP/IP connectivity and LAN/WAN concepts for workstation/server connectivity.
  • Experience with TCP/IP connectivity and troubleshooting
  • Diagnosed TCP/IP network communication problems.
  • Redesigned physical and TCP/IP configurations.
  • Provide remote hands for OS installations of Linux and Windows servers, TCP/IP configurations, and troubleshooting via the command line.
  • Checked EMS logs to see if there any problems to diagnose problems with TCP/IP lines and application that support those lines.
  • Included TCP/IP & Client/Server platforms, REACT Operating System (Test Management) and Digital/Analog Testing Units (RTU's).
  • Worked closely with Facilities, a group supporting all network printers over TCP/IP protocol regaining connection and other printing relating issues.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and TCP/IP network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
  • Worked with Telnet, FTP and troubleshooting with TCP/IP networking, LAN and Ethernet Communication, printers and disk drives.
  • Managed UNIX business-class servers, integrated IP services with Windows NT and MVS mainframes and trained support staff on TCP/IP.
  • Network infrastructure administration and management, TCP/IP, LAN/WAN support, Cisco and 3COM switches management, network security management.
  • Managed Alliance Partner Program that allowed third-party companies to develop Ethernet TCP/IP and other proprietary network interfaces on their products.
  • Evaluated and solved system and network problems using various diagnostics and protocols including, NFS, TCP/IP, and DNS.
  • Provided/Assisted in configuration of laptop and desktop hardware setups, TCP/IP, printer and DNS configurations for new offices.
  • Network configuration and workstation installation / configuration in a Windows environment, TCP/IP & DHCP, DNS, WINS.

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33. IIS

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Here's how IIS is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Installed and configured channel secure on IIS web applications and monitor, troubleshoot and assign permissions and security authentications.
  • Hosted website/internal wiki pages for internal system admin documents using IIS.
  • Optimized SQL server concurrent connections by redesigning IIS server architecture.
  • Configured IIS 6 for application isolation of DotNet Charting application.
  • Performed installation and configuration of IIS in non-production environments.
  • Provided mentoring to the application development team while deploying web code in all environments for IIS 6.0 and ASP.NET based applications.
  • Installed, setup and supported Windows Application Servers 2003 R2 and 2008 R2 which included IIS, MSMQ and SMTP components.
  • Supported and Administered Window Servers (2008 & 2012), IIS web farms, SQL Server databases and Linux Servers.
  • Assumed administration and maintenance of existing HP Site Scope 9.11 system running on Windows server 2003 and 2008 running IIS 7.
  • Worked with other departments to discuss migration/upgrades for the new environment from Win2k and IIS 5.0 to win2k3 and IIS 6.0.
  • Created documentation for Windows 2003, IIS 6.0 and how to secure the environments from both hardware and software level.
  • Implemented, managed and supported critical network services including DNS, DHCP, WINS, and IIS Web Services.
  • Have experience in migrating applications and websites from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7.0 and from win 2003 to 2008.
  • Updated all the IIS server certificates, maintained the IIS servers, and ran daily reports ensuring backup integrity.
  • Installed in-house deployments that consisted of EXE, MSI, and editing of IIS, and server registry settings.
  • Upgraded OS on new installations from 2003 to 2008 server and IIS servers from version 6 to 7.
  • Installed and configured Web Servers and managed IIS Web folders for use with local intranet and in-house applications.
  • Administrated and maintained Windows Server Applications like IIS, SQL Server and bond developed Focus and Access Server.
  • Installed and Configured Web agent on IIS 6.0 and Configured the Proxy Connection with Sun one web server.
  • Created and configured different websites using different IP addresses, port numbers and host headers in IIS manager.

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34. Voip

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Here's how Voip is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed data analysis and requirements for Cisco VOIP solution and worked with implementation team on installation and training.
  • Integrated analog and digital telephone lines into MicroData911/TCS's Next-Generation 911 VoIP systems.
  • Call Center/VOIP Administration / Interactive Intelligence/Cisco Call Manager and Unity.
  • Maintained and distribute technical support documentation for VoIP Data Center.
  • Performed VOIP and wireless telephone systems installation and administration.
  • Maintain VOIP/telephony systems to provide voice connectivity.
  • Configured 3750G switches, loaded new IOS, changed VLAN information, and configured network, printer, and VoIP ports.
  • Documented network settings, Windows Server settings, VOIP settings, software/hardware requirements and Active Directory to enable accurate process flows.
  • Experience managing and maintaining a call center phone systems and related technologies (ACD, Call Recorders, VoIP etc.)
  • Installed, configured and managed corporate Exchange 2007 environment to be integrated with Cisco VOIP, improving mobile device email delivery.
  • Created separate VLAN for VoIP network, segregating data from voice packets while simultaneously eliminating call delays and improving call quality.
  • Supported and troubleshot Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and VoIP phone systems with over 300+ clients and 10,000+ end users
  • Installed devices, set port speeds, ran fiber cable, and configured VOIP phones for use, server configuration.
  • Implemented, Configured, and Administered new users on the Cisco VoIP 7900 phones with Cisco Call Manager web interface.
  • Help implement Cisco VOIP to branch offices, and managed VOIP network via Cisco Call Manager and Unity voice mail.
  • Support, troubleshooting and management of Cisco VoIP software (CUCM 7 & 10.5 and CME) and phones.
  • Assisted in Developing and directing the implementation of VOIP systems, including voice, facsimile, and voice messaging.
  • Identified glitch with VOIP phone system that lost communication after firmware installation and avoided manual downgrade of all phones.
  • Perform Data Gathering for roll out of new Verizon VOIP phone system for all chapters across the United States.
  • Handled the phone conversion project (from legacy phone systems to Cisco VOIP) for several branch locations.

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35. Sharepoint

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Here's how Sharepoint is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Developed an intranet site using SharePoint containing documentation on guides, procedures, and troubleshooting.
  • Implemented and administered SharePoint and CRM for document and file management and collaboration and intranet.
  • Set up Microsoft SharePoint Services allowing interoffice web-based collaboration and tracking of current projects.
  • Create and maintain procedural documentations for internal administration and user guides on SharePoint.
  • Mentored Medical Group personnel, teaching the basic functionality/capabilities of Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Administered and customized Microsoft SharePoint Server for hosting documentation for internal processes.
  • Designed and implemented the organization's first SharePoint site with associated databases.
  • Implemented SharePoint Server to create organizational intranet for knowledge management system.
  • Administer technical support for cloud hosted Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint environments.
  • Provided user training to SharePoint administrators and key business users.
  • Performed regular maintenance and updates on multiple SharePoint servers.
  • Implemented and developed a corporate intranet utilizing SharePoint 2010.
  • Worked with SharePoint enterprise customers providing phone support.
  • Support and configuration for Microsoft SharePoint Server.
  • Experience installing and maintaining Microsoft SharePoint Services.
  • Administered the Central Hub SharePoint information library.
  • Provided project management and administration for SharePoint.
  • Implemented SharePoint development and administration.
  • Deployed and administered SharePoint Services.
  • Develop and implement technical database solutions enhancements, ETL loads, SSIS, SSRS on SharePoint, SSAS, Crystal Reports.

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36. Network Printers

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Here's how Network Printers is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Installed and maintained the Network printers * Documented software/hardware installation and setup procedures in easy to understand language.
  • Design and implemented network infrastructure and configured the entire network Infrastructure devices including Network Printers and Register.
  • Performed an administrative role in assigning permissions to network printers using Active Directory.
  • Assisted users in operation of various computer utilities, configured network printers.
  • Assisted customers in connecting to Teleconferencing Video Equipment and mapped network printers.
  • Supported on set up and configured local and network printers/copier/faxes/scanner.
  • Administer computers, network printers, and telecommunications services.
  • Migrated from individual network printers to centralized print servers.
  • Support users with installations/troubleshooting of network printers and workstations.
  • Installed approximately 6 workstations and 5 network printers/scanners.
  • Configured network printers to communicate on local network.
  • Manage configurations and implementation for network printers.
  • Managed network printers and scanners remotely.
  • Installed 50 new computers within one month of receiving the systems, installed 17 new network printers at a later date.
  • Provide hands on installation and support on servers, workstations, routers, switches, wireless access points and network printers.
  • Installed new workstations, servers, network printers, maintained direct connections to electronic trading networks and integrity of Market Data.
  • Handled setup of network printers in varies locations and repair of laser jet printers (Xerox, Canon, HP).
  • Implemented Hewlett-Packard Web JetAdmin framework and HP Download Manager for simplified printer installation, configuration and0 of 175 network printers.
  • Administered Windows 2003 Servers, various platform workstations, phone system, network printers and PDA's for 120 users.
  • Assisted with password resets, password changes, account lockouts, and access to network printers, and network shares.

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37. Veritas

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Here's how Veritas is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Implemented, upgraded and maintained the backup system, based on VERITAS BACKUP EXEC 8.6 and ADIC FastStor LTO library.
  • Configured and maintained VERITAS Volume Manager, VERITAS File System, VERITAS Clustering and other products within VCS suite.
  • Worked with VERITAS Volume Manager 3.5 and Logical Volume Manager for file system management, data backup and recovery.
  • Experience in Administering, Configuring and Troubleshooting VERITAS Volume Manager, File Systems and VERITAS Cluster Server.
  • Perform media changes, recovery, and final backup on servers within the VERITAS Net backup environment
  • Assisted in developing, implementing data backup and restoration procedures with VERITAS Backup Exec 10.0.
  • Monitored and performed daily and weekly production server backups using VERITAS Backup Exec.
  • Implemented a High Availability Cluster using2V480s, aT3 and VERITAS Cluster Server 4.0.
  • Implemented RAID and the created disk groups and volumes using VERITAS Volume Manager.
  • Created System Disk Partition, Mirroring root disk drive using VERITAS Volume Manager.
  • Led data center migrations and upgrades for VERITAS NetBackup and Backup exec systems.
  • Performed routine daily backups, including Tape Security, and management with VERITAS.
  • Worked on VERITAS File System, VERITAS Volume Manager and VERITAS Cluster Server.
  • Implemented backup server using VERITAS Backup Exec to back up critical servers.
  • Exchange Server 2003 Maintenance on both Microsoft and VERITAS Cluster Server Environments.
  • Upgraded over 350 servers with VERITAS Volume Manager from 3.x to 4.0.
  • Created and managed logical volumes with VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM).
  • Configure and maintain clustered systems using VERITAS Cluster (VCS).
  • Scheduled 1 weekly back-ups using VERITAS backup software for 25 users.
  • Managed the backups for the Engineering department using VERITAS Backup Exec.

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38. R2

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Here's how R2 is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Document network Layer2/Layer3 network configurations, changes or modification.
  • Designed and implemented System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2.
  • Charged with standardizing and upgrading windows environment to Server 2012R2
  • Set up Windows Server 2008 R2 for new site and managed Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policies.
  • Develop SCCM software packages to automate Server 2K8 R2 OSD and updates, including DCM's to validate integrity of builds.
  • Manage and administer Applications server running Windows Severs 2003, 2008 R2 including monitoring server utilization and address performance issues.
  • Provide Tier 1, Tier2 and Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems in 24/7 Operations Center.
  • Managed and implemented an upgrade to Active Directory to bring the forest and domain functional level from 2000 to 2008r2.
  • Deployed and maintained Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory, users, global groups, site links and GC servers.
  • Orchestrated large-scale project focused on migrating 500+ workstations/users and 40 servers from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2 domain.
  • Advanced scripting using PowerShell, Bash, and MS SCORCH 2012R2 for systems automation, maintenance, and migrations.
  • Installed, configured, and synced AVG Server onto Windows Server 2008 R2 to authenticated machines on the network.
  • Created and maintained virtual servers on Dell Blade servers using Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.
  • Managed a host of Window servers including Window Servers 2003, 2008 and 2008 R2 and Exchange Server 2010.
  • Provided desktop management core infrastructure services within MS 2008R2 SCCM 2012/ SCORCH, SCOM/ Servers for Active Directory Service.
  • Created new Active Directory structure to our new domain from Migration of environment from 2003 Server to 2012 R2.
  • Configured Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 on Windows Server 2003 R2 to host critical business Human Resource Department application.
  • Administer approximately 100 servers, both physical and virtual 2008 R2 and 2012 in two Active Directory environments.
  • Supported Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008 R2 via VPN/RDP and LogMeIn access.
  • Work with Tier2/Tier3 support, and act as the local technical point of contact for enterprise-wide IT projects.

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39. Novell

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Here's how Novell is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provided administration and support for Dell PowerEdge servers in a Novell/SuSE SEL9.1/Debian/Windows 2003 environment.
  • Performed System Administration design tasks using NetWare 4.1 Novell Directory services.
  • Administered Novell networks; troubleshot remote communication lines.
  • Implemented workstations/servers utilizing Windows and Novell.
  • Performed administrative duties on Novell network.
  • Administered Novell GroupWise email software.
  • Administered 350 servers in a mixed NT Server, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Novell server environments.
  • Network Engineer for 1500 plus users in a mixed Novell 4.11/NT 4.0 network environment throughout the United States and International locations.
  • Manage a team of eight (8) Network Engineers covering, Cisco, Microsoft, Exchange, and Novell Expertise.
  • Assisted in planning and executing Network Upgrade (Extreme to Cisco) and System Migration (Novell to Windows) activity.
  • Accomplished migration of all users from Novell Network to NT Network, and implemented division-wide use of McAfee virus scan.
  • Provide technical training in Novell Workplace for Windows, e-mail, X11R6 and Microsoft Office, for Admiral and Staff.
  • Planned and implemented complete Windows NT/2000 conversion for agency-wide systems, including integration of Windows, Novell and AS/400 platforms.
  • Perform network evaluation, repair, upgrade, and design functions as well as Novell migration to Windows NT.
  • Design, install, and maintain the company's Novell computer networks in the Dayton and Atlanta regional offices.
  • Core team member for design and implementation of single Active Directory forest replacing 19 individual Windows and Novell domains.
  • Manage Windows 2000 Active Directory structure and Novell 4 NDS hybrid network objects, queues, and security policies.
  • Managed Novell NDS to Microsoft 2000 active directory manual migration, user creation, structure design, manual permissions.
  • Shared responsibility for Novell OS servers, along with Alpha Servers hosting laboratory databases on a serial device network.
  • Designed and implemented a new network structure using Win95 OSR2 workstations and WinNT Server 4.0 integrated with Novell 3.11.

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40. Red Hat

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Here's how Red Hat is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Developed RPM packages for distributing reporting tools and security audit software across entire Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment.
  • Provide technical guidance and documentation to less-experienced technicians for business continuance planning on our Red Hat Linux systems.
  • Red Hat Linux Administration, Managed migration and implementation projects.
  • Configured LDAP using Red Hat Directory Server for user authentication.
  • Network comprised of Windows 2003/2008 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5/6 servers that serves web sites/portals for users around the globe.
  • Increased return on investment by installing, configuring and maintaining Red Hat Linux 4.x, 5.x & 6.x workstations and servers.
  • Configured and deployed patches, upgrades, bug fixes on both physical and virtual Red Hat Linux servers using satellite servers.
  • Worked on maintenance level upgrades and software administration on AIX & RPM installation on Red Hat Linux using up2date and yum.
  • Plan, design, Implementing, Installation and configuration Operating System upgrade on Red Hat Linux 4.0 on & HP-Dl585 servers.
  • Completed adding all branch office locations on Red Hat Linux based Asterisk VOIP phone network via DMVPN to reduce LD cost.
  • Installed and supported Windows 2000/NT 4/98, Linux Red Hat 7.0 and Microsoft Office 2000 for over 65 local users.
  • Diagnose and correct boot failures arising from boot loader, module, and file system errors on Red hat Linux.
  • Experienced on WebSphere Extended Deployment Manager v6.1.0.5 on AIX, z/OS 390Solaris, Red Hat Linux, Unix platforms.
  • Support segregated environments including 3500 Server endpoints consisting of RHEL (Red Hat Linux) and Windows base OS.
  • Install, monitor, and maintain Windows XP, Server 2003, and Red Hat Linux 4/5 workstations servers.
  • Configured Red Hat Cluster Nodes for my legacy applications and verified the daily health check on the Cluster Nodes.
  • Administrated, configured and maintained DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS in Red hat Linux other Network Services.
  • Administered, maintained Red Hat 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 AS, ES, Troubleshooting Hardware, Operating System.
  • Applied patches every quarter regularly to meet audit requirements using Red Hat Satellite server, YUM, RPM tools.
  • Install, configure and manage Linux and Windows servers (Red Hat/ Scientific Linux and Windows server 2012R2).

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41. Microsoft Windows

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Here's how Microsoft Windows is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Experienced in Department of Defense (DoD) architectures and communications initiatives; including Microsoft Windows Active Directory and tactical networks.
  • Translate operational needs into technical architectures designs of a Microsoft Windows 2000 Active directory services for an enterprise network.
  • Develop, design and implement solutions to business requirements using Microsoft Windows Server operating systems.
  • Maintain Microsoft Windows Server Update Services to deploy Microsoft product updates published to all workstations/servers.
  • Managed software upgrades across all Microsoft Windows platforms for 5000+ devices in security vulnerabilities.
  • Managed technical support team which is responsible for infrastructure services on Microsoft Windows technology.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot and administer server operating systems including Microsoft Windows servers.
  • Managed and maintained approximately seventy Microsoft Windows 2000/2003 servers in a team environment.
  • Designed and implemented Microsoft Windows 2000 Server automated installation scripts and upgrades.
  • Perform Microsoft Windows Server & Exchange administration in an Active Directory environment.
  • Managed and administrated 20 Microsoft Windows file servers for global software distribution.
  • Designed and implemented comprehensive scripting infrastructure for the Microsoft Windows platforms.
  • Provided network and system administration support in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Created and implemented recommendations to document a Microsoft Windows Servers globally.
  • Supported all Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Professional software.
  • General Technical Support of Workstation running Microsoft Windows Operating System.
  • Provide security monitoring and management for 800 Microsoft Windows systems.
  • Perform daily system administration for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
  • Administered and maintained Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory Services.
  • Administer user accounts in a Microsoft Windows domain environment.

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42. Wsus

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Here's how Wsus is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Implemented WSUS solution for updating local servers, resulting in increased security and usability.
  • Developed, implemented and maintained company patching policies utilizing WSUS.
  • Designed and implemented patch management strategy using WSUS Server.
  • Designed and implemented WSUS infrastructure.
  • Manage WSUS (Windows Update) server in an environment extending from Server 2003 and Windows XP through to Server 2012.
  • Set up a WSUS server to provide updates to virtual machines, providing automated patch distribution and a consistent testing environment.
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures covering the daily operations for three Network Enterprises system for SCCM, WSUS procedures for the 513th.
  • Used Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) to perform windows updates and third party patching for all servers and clients.
  • Approve download and deploy patches using WSUS, SCCM and Manage Engine for Operating system and third-party patching and software deployment.
  • Installed and configured a WSUS server to save bandwidth and to facilitate better management of server updates for 50+ servers.
  • Installed and maintain Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) that automatically downloads and installs Windows updates across 5 domains.
  • Initiated and configured Microsoft WSUS and GFI LanGuard network security scanner to scan and deploy Microsoft Updates and Service Packs.
  • Migrated to Windows 2008 R2 Server/Exchange Server, Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS), and Microsoft Operations Manager.
  • Push all Microsoft software updates via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to all local and remote computers.
  • Implemented, Configured and Maintained Windows Deployment Server (WDS), Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
  • Position requires working knowledge of Microsoft WSUS server/client environments, approval of updates, and reporting features within WSUS.
  • Created a combined KMS / Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server and the controlling Group Policy Objects.
  • Implemented and maintain Microsoft ForeFront Client Security along with WSUS and MOM across all Corporate workstations and servers.
  • Patched and tested workstations and servers with multiple deployment methods including WSUS and remote execution and LANGUARD.
  • Configured Windows Server Update Service(WSUS) server and was responsible for all windows critical patches/updates.

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43. Infrastructure

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Here's how Infrastructure is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Worked as Technical Lead on various infrastructure projects surrounding Servers consolidation, Physical to Virtual Migrations, Storage and Server Management.
  • Coordinate the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure.
  • Designated consultant for local clients while providing services as a Systems Administrator with on-site support of varying infrastructures and applications.
  • Collaborated with network and system administrators in the operation of enterprise-wide support infrastructure for all escalated IT related matters.
  • Identified and gathered requirements for end-user initiatives, developing and communicating requirements for infrastructure needs across the organization.
  • Design and deploy new services to improve manageability and redundancy of network while reducing recurring infrastructure costs.
  • Evaluate and order software, hardware and different information technology for possible implementation into the infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated impressive technical and engineering skills by designing and executing network infrastructure based on Star topology.
  • Installed wireless network infrastructure utilizing Cisco access points to distribute wireless services within a LAN environment.
  • Researched current environment to develop future solution consulting with application and migration teams during infrastructure planning.
  • Managed and monitored all installed systems and infrastructure to ensure the highest level of availability.
  • Worked closely with Systems Engineers to communicate, and coordinate all infrastructure configuration changes.
  • Supported wired and wireless LAN administration, network infrastructure installation and end user support.
  • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • Worked closely with Cisco Engineers to enable LAN connectivity to hospital infrastructure.
  • Spearheaded a project to reduce physical rack infrastructure with a hardware consolidation.
  • Developed and documented processes to standardize a rapidly growing systems infrastructure.
  • Assisted in development and implementing network infrastructure of hardware and software.
  • Developed packaged, tested, documents and implemented quality infrastructure solutions.
  • Collected and documented company computer infrastructures for manageability and access.

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44. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Maintain, analyze system components and make recommendations regarding computer system security, monitor network, computer and disk utilization.
  • Coordinate technical vulnerability testing on all networks via computer test bed to verify no vulnerabilities or threats to computer systems.
  • Performed computer system operator functions such as system start-up and shutdown; managed queue operations and monitored system performance.
  • Consulted users to coordinate problem resolution on all computer systems and communications equipment on classified and unclassified networks.
  • Support included specification, installation, and testing of computer systems and peripherals within established standards and guidelines.
  • Managed security posture of all computer systems and networks in order to satisfy regulation compliance and annual accreditation.
  • Provide installations, configurations, troubleshooting, customer assistance, for all computer systems and peripheral equipment.
  • Researched possible issues, analyzed computer systems to ensure greater productivity, efficiency, and reliability.
  • Integrated computer systems and applications into existing infrastructure during and after the acquisition of another organization.
  • Conducted fault detection, isolation, and correction of computer systems and individual peripheral devices.
  • Evaluated, developed and maintained computer systems, network systems and business continuity.
  • Analyze computer system and network performance and takes corrective action for operational problems.
  • Administered all computer systems 20 person organization including software, hardware and peripherals.
  • Implemented system improvements and upgrades to enhance computer system performance and functionality.
  • Provided service and preventative maintenance on all computer systems and networking equipment.
  • Serviced customers by repairing computer systems, imaging systems for particular functions.
  • Managed hardware inventory and directed the acquisition of new computer systems.
  • Develop and implement policies & procedures for computer system operations.
  • Manage computer systems running business critical applications for 400 users.
  • Operated administration consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems.

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45. Trouble Tickets

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Here's how Trouble Tickets is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Analyze internal and external networks for improvements, implementing resolutions and providing mid-level WAN/LAN troubleshooting and escalating unfinished customer trouble tickets.
  • Worked in conjunction with Network Administrators to provide LAN connectivity for entire campus and troubleshoot/escalate trouble tickets from Remedy system.
  • Conducted daily administrative database management; swiftly resolved trouble tickets for hardware, software and network challenges with minimum supervision
  • Monitored Remedy service desk, coordinated work orders and processed trouble tickets to rapidly resolve communications issues.
  • Maintained customer trouble tickets, wrote test applications and recommended application development best practices.
  • Spearheaded development and implementation of Intranet site allowing users to submit trouble tickets.
  • Ensured trouble tickets are documented and protected according to classification level.
  • Responded to customer trouble tickets via email and internal/external ticketing systems.
  • Performed troubleshooting, documentation and resolution of 500+ Remedy trouble tickets.
  • Process customer trouble tickets to appropriate service providers for resolution.
  • Tracked trouble tickets and provided incident reporting to management.
  • Completed any trouble tickets elevated in priority or difficulty.
  • Reviewed trouble tickets utilizing numerous ticketing and monitoring tools.
  • Dispatched trouble tickets and provided timely follow-up.
  • Used Peregrine Service to handle trouble tickets, Incidents, Software deployment and asset management for hundreds of customers and employees.
  • Communicated with 3rd Party Vendors (Emerson and HP) to report and open trouble tickets for follow-up troubleshooting/root cause analysis.
  • Managed open trouble tickets via Peregrine and followed up with clients; acted as point of escalation for advanced technical issues.
  • Provided the installation, technical support, on-site troubleshooting, maintenance, and documenting and tracking of all trouble tickets.
  • Initiate incident management trouble tickets and coordinate with IT Operations Manager and problem management team to address and resolve incidents.
  • Supervised ship-wide help desk, and the 15 sailors underneath me, maximizing efficiency and speed of completed trouble tickets.

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46. EMC

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Here's how EMC is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Designed and implemented disaster recovery & business continuity plan with EMC RepliStor.
  • Install, configure and administer HP-UX 11.0 and HP-UX 10.20 on a variety of HP servers with EMC and MTI storage.
  • Established relationship with existing production EMC CX3-20 SAN using MirrorView Asynchronous and transferred all production data from CX3 to CX4.
  • Installed EMC storage solution and moved all file data, clustered share volumes, and other host data to SAN.
  • Wired and connected dual fiber network cable to all Dell servers, the tape backup, and the EMC SAN.
  • Designed a solution for and implemented an EMC VNX 5300 SAN to migrate away from an old HP EVA 6000.
  • Evaluated SAN & NAS solutions from EMC, providing feedback on purchasing and ultimately implementing an EMC SAN.
  • Managed a storage environment with block and file using primarily EMC portfolio totaling 1 PB of storage.
  • Automated tape transfer process for transferring new or updated Disaster Recovery tapes into the EMC2 Data Domain.
  • Reduced data consumption on EMC data domain to accommodate the requirements of our backup project using scripts.
  • Provisioned storage from EMC VPLEX by creating Storage Views, Logical Volumes, Extents and Virtual Volumes.
  • Performed installation and configuring EMC Control Center (ECC) 5.2 and upgraded to ECC 6.0.
  • Designed and planned NAS infrastructure using SMB/CIFS/NFS protocols with EMC storage, windows and UNIX machines.
  • Researched, procured, implemented and configured new IBM backup server coupled with EMC NAS storage.
  • Managed Windows Servers and an EMC SAN infrastructure in support of the Beta System business unit.
  • Hired by EMC for migration of 10,000 users and AD accounts using Quest Software migration tools.
  • Configured and deployed EMC disk array designed to store files for IT an accounting departments.
  • Managed desktop and server backups using EMC Retrospect disk to disk and Quantum tape Library.
  • Helped manage storage balancing for over a dozen EMC and NETAPP SAN storage server farms.
  • Maintain backups using NetWorker 7.6.5, EMC Data Domain, and Scalar 50 tape library.

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47. Sccm

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Here's how Sccm is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Managed System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 environment including application deployments, imaging processes and security patch deployments.
  • Configured, administered and troubleshot Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) servers and associated peripheral devices.
  • Reconfigured SCCM deployment of Microsoft Updates for over 80 agency servers to improve server reliability and stability.
  • Provided SCCM application administration, including software deployment, desktop/laptop imaging, server patching and software/hardware inventory.
  • Developed and implemented procedures to repair malfunctioning SCCM clients running on approximately 500 workstations.
  • Configure a patch management environment including coordinating with application owners and building out SCCM.
  • Maintain and document disaster recovery capabilities and procedures for the SCCM environment.
  • Implemented and improved processes related with day-to-day SCCM operations.
  • Manage user accounts through an enterprise Active Directory configuration; deploy SCCM on client systems and servers to enforce security policies.
  • Ensured that all computers had the latest patches and software updates using the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) console.
  • Worked on Installation of SCCM 2007 and migration of their client's corporate messaging system from Send mail to MS Exchange.
  • Used Right-Click Tools and SCCM Client Center to fixed WMI and SCCM client issues for better communication with the SCCM Server.
  • Integrated customers with SCCM 2007 environment via Active Directory Forest Trusts to allow for remote package deployment and ease of management.
  • Use of System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (SCCM2012) to configure, install, and manage Windows 7 computers.
  • Push security patches and software upgrades to servers and workstations via Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007.
  • Upgraded deployment process to be 30% more efficient by use replacing Ghost and Snapshot with SCCM utilizing PXE boot.
  • Executed installments of applications and their updates through Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 & 2012.
  • Upgraded the Navy Medical from SCCM 2007 to 2012 helping local administrators develop a no-touch solution to imaging machines.
  • Updated local servers, remote servers, clients, and remote clients with approved IAVA patches using SCCM 2007.
  • Build, test, and deploy internal and commercial off the shelf (COTS) applications using SCCM 2007.

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48. Phone System

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Here's how Phone System is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Act as on-site technical resource for telephone system support including extension management, deployment, and installation of hardware/software.
  • Researched, recommended, and provided administration for new networked copiers and automated telephone system.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and maintaining of company telephone systems and peripherals.
  • Perform user and phone administration for Cisco Unified Communications phone system.
  • Modernized phone system and maintained security system and access loggers.
  • Replaced legacy telephone system with IP/copper hybrid telephone system.
  • Coordinate data and phone systems infrastructure installations and upgrades.
  • Implemented IP based telephone system cutting communication cost.
  • Upgraded phone system for additional reliability and capacity.
  • Administered outbound phone system solutions.
  • Assisted maintaining Samsung analog phone system
  • Maintain phone system and copiers/faxes/printers.
  • Provide system administration for the InContact phone system, running reports, administrating call routes and updating and modifying phone scripts.
  • Provided high-level network management, including design and deployment of new images, email servers, backups, and phone systems.
  • Implemented and developed IT policies and procedures regarding usage, network access, email, telephone system, and disaster recovery.
  • Maintain Telephone system to the extent of punch-down connections, maintenance of extensions and mailboxes, and programming of phones.
  • Diagnosed and resolved telephone systems and carrier problems related to call center, support staff, and regional offices.
  • Administered network configuration including IP numbering, access control, capacity planning, switching, and IP phone system.
  • Researched, recommended, purchased, and implemented a ShoreTel phone system, replacing our old Inter-Tel system.
  • Maintain ShoreTel phone system and voice mail server, including setting up new users and maintenance of server.

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49. NFS

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Here's how NFS is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Configured and monitored NFS environment.
  • Experienced in EMC Data Domain DD2500 s and DD690 s, racking and configuring network, creating CIFS and NFS shares.
  • Manage over 50TB of RAID 50 storage on Dell MD3000s, exported via NFS to over 50 workstations and encoding servers.
  • Implemented the functional areas for several product groups on Sun Enterprise servers and setup NFS exports for sharing the file systems.
  • Worked on SUSE Linux with installation and configuration of network services such as NFS, Apache, DNS, and NIS.
  • Performed hardware and software installation, upgraded software, maintained and setup NFS services from the users to the server.
  • Maintained file servers, directory services (Samba, NFS, NIS), and set up user accounts.
  • Configure and administer a network of TCP/IP, NIS, DNS, and NFS in a client Server architecture.
  • Provision and support all UNIX services including NIS, DNS, NFS, and provision storage resources as requested.
  • Configured machines as LDAP client so LDAP users and Directories can be share over the network via NFS Server.
  • Installed and maintained SMTP email daemon, power protection, tape backup, NFS, and PostScript printers.
  • Provided UNIX and NT system support for 2 NIS/NFS domains with customers located locally and in remote sites.
  • Installed and supported several services such as NIS+, NFS and software such as Apache, Java.
  • Involved in Setting up and maintaining network environments like NFS, NIS and also maintained DNS server.
  • Configured Buffalo NAS devices as additional storage using NFS presenting to ESX host as VMFS data store.
  • Configure RAC cluster on VM to manage the oracle database and NFS share and other applications.
  • Worked on NFS Exporting and mounting of NAS file systems to Linux based servers using NFS/NFSv4.
  • Mount Windows HyperV and Linux NFS share to corporate backup server to schedule night/weekly rotation backup.
  • Ensured all the NFS and CIFS mounts are properly dismounted and mounted back to critical servers.
  • Installed and configured FTP/NFS Services for 5 Server on a LAN for email attachments over 5MB.

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50. AIX

low Demand
Here's how AIX is used in Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Determined hardware/software requirements for internal migration from AIX/SP system to AIX/S80.
  • Performed day-to-day system monitoring and administration of AIX systems.
  • Supported AIX systems in Disaster Recovery exercises.
  • Performed routine operational AIX system administration duties.
  • Performed AIX migration/upgrades between multiple versions.
  • Configure AIX security utilizing IP filtering.
  • Provided network, server, workstation, and application support for Windows Server 2000 and UNIX (AIX, SCO).
  • Installed, Configured, upgraded IBM AIX 4.0 on IBM RS 6000 machines Developed WebSphere backup scripts using WSCP and TCL.
  • Installed and tested LDAP directory client-server software on IBM AIX to run in production environment on all servers running EPIC software.
  • Initiated and monitored system backups/scripts on Sun, HP and AIX machines, utilizing Remedy to monitor open trouble tickets.
  • Assist AIX L3 and Shark Team in Administering and troubleshooting IBM Enterprise storage server Shark 2105 F20/E20, SAN Systems.
  • Provided administration and support of AIX and Linux software, including monitoring and trouble shooting, supporting internal development accounts.
  • Monitor server health on AIX servers (cumulative 45 servers at 14 sites) and report status daily to management.
  • Experience as AIX Engineer for the servers running 24x7 in production environment comprising IBM, Sun and HP servers.
  • Installed, configured and supported in house backup software for various SUN, HPUX, AIX and DEC systems.
  • Installed Unix-Servers and performed OS configuration and tuning running AIX 4.3.3, 5.1/2, on P4/P5, RS/6000 IBM.
  • Cross-trained on critical technical skills such as TSM, AIX and DFS to ensure support coverage during staff shortages.
  • Installed and configured IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.3/6.1 on AIX and Windows using Graphical as well as silent install.
  • Worked with development teams in different countries, UNIX teams in different locations and call IBM AIX support.
  • Installed, configured, and maintained 24X7 AIX RS/6000 production environment including 1+ terabyte of combined disk capacity.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Systems Administrator

Windows XP18.5%
Hardware Issues11.2%
Active Directory7.5%
Backup6.4%
Desktop4.5%
Database4.4%
SQL4.3%
Web Servers4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Systems Administrator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Windows XP
Windows XP
13%
13%
2
2
Hardware Issues
Hardware Issues
7.9%
7.9%
3
3
Active Directory
Active Directory
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
Backup
Backup
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Desktop
Desktop
3.2%
3.2%
6
6
Database
Database
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
SQL
SQL
3%
3%
8
8
Web Servers
Web Servers
3%
3%
9
9
Linux
Linux
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Setup
Setup
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Technical Support
Technical Support
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
DNS
DNS
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Domain Controllers
Domain Controllers
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
System Administrator
System Administrator
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
PCS
PCS
2.3%
2.3%
17
17
Unix
Unix
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Recovery Procedures
Recovery Procedures
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
OS
OS
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
Group Policies
Group Policies
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
User Accounts
User Accounts
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
VPN
VPN
1.6%
1.6%
23
23
Vmware
Vmware
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
LAN
LAN
1.5%
1.5%
25
25
SAN
SAN
1.4%
1.4%
26
26
Internet
Internet
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Virtual Machines
Virtual Machines
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Citrix
Citrix
1.3%
1.3%
29
29
Symantec
Symantec
1.3%
1.3%
30
30
Solaris
Solaris
1.2%
1.2%
31
31
Disk
Disk
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Tcp/Ip
Tcp/Ip
1%
1%
33
33
IIS
IIS
1%
1%
34
34
Voip
Voip
1%
1%
35
35
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Network Printers
Network Printers
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Veritas
Veritas
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
R2
R2
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Novell
Novell
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Red Hat
Red Hat
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Microsoft Windows
Microsoft Windows
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Wsus
Wsus
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Infrastructure
Infrastructure
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Computer System
Computer System
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Trouble Tickets
Trouble Tickets
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
EMC
EMC
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Sccm
Sccm
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Phone System
Phone System
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
NFS
NFS
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
AIX
AIX
0.6%
0.6%

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