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Charles O. Lucas
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Profile Summary:

  • Dedicated Computer Network and Systems Administrator.
  • Over 15 years of Windows Administration; set up and deployed packages and patches.; use group policy to affect domain-wide changes to servers and workstations; mass deployment of antivirus using group policy and Symantec software; review event logs issues with servers, server inventories of software and performance to determine if the server needs more resources.
  • Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007/2010 Administration, including tracing bounced emails, review of event logs for problems and fixing servers as needed; create on and review of performance monitors for Exchange performance; migrated mailboxes for other exchanges to company Exchange servers; Created and managed distribution groups and public folders; upgraded and installed Symantec host-based spam filters for Exchange.
  • VMWare ESX Servers 3.0 to 5.5, ESXi 3.0 to 6.5 Servers, & KVM Linux virtualization, Server migration of physical servers to virtual environments.

Experience:

Applications Analyst
Winston Staffing & Recruiting, Inc.
September 2019 –December 2019
Full-time/Contract 4 months
Location: New York, New York

  • Client: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Project Management of Migration and Cluster Construction
  • Coordinate and organ Wintel, storage, backup, DQL teams within the Project.
  • Design and Build out of the New Failover cluster (File Server & SQL Server).
  • Management and Support of Windows Server 2008r2 Cluster
  • Management and Support of Windows Server 2016 Cluster
  • Migrating SAN LUN(S) from Windows Server 2008R2 Failover Cluster to Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster.
  • Migrating Windows Server 2008R2 and MS SQL 2008 Server Cluster to Windows Server 2016 Failover Cluster. 
  • Creating Documentation and implementation solutions.

Computer Network and Systems Administrator
Vulcans Logic Networks Enterprise, Inc
March 2012 to October 2019
Full-time Employee
Location: New York, NY

  • Worked with Multiple Clients and client environments.
  • Designing and Development of new technologies & systems and networks for managed services clients.
  • Deploying server to AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure environments.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2/2012/2016 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows and Linux.
  •  Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Ubuntu, Cento OS, Gentoo and. Arch Linux servers and desktops.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, Windows /XP/Vista/7/8 and 10 desktop and laptops.
  • Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting and managing of Windows Active Directory and Exchange 2003, 2007/2010/2016.
  •  Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting and managing Microsoft GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP, server.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, WSUS Servers.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX 3.5-5.5 and v-sphere clusters which resulted in a 40% reduction in infrastructure size.
  • Maintaining, and troubleshooting VMware Infrastructure and migrating Virtual Server over to KVM Linux Servers.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, KVM Linux Virtualization with OpenNebula Web Interface.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Bacula Backup Server & clients.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting PFSense firewalls and Layer 3 switches.
  • Deployment and migrating to Mitel Cloud Phone System
  • Implementing, managing and supporting Windows Servers scripts (PowerShell, batch, windows scripts, etc).

Network Administrator
Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of New York
Full-time Employee
Location: College Point, NY
December 2014 – June 2016

  • Managed 80 + Server environment, 55+ Desktops/Laptops, 200+ End-Users.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2/2012/2016 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, Windows /XP/Vista/7/8 and 10 desktop and laptops.
  • Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting, and managing of Windows Active Directory and Exchange 2003, 2007/2010/2016
  • Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting and managing Microsoft WSUS Servers GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX 3.5 and v-sphere clusters which resulted in a 40% reduction in infrastructure size.
  • Upgrade and deployed ESX Server from 3.5 to ESX Server 5.5.
  • Managed and Deployed Microsoft SQL 2005/2008 and Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 services.
  • Managed and Supported Blackberry Enterprise server.
  • Implemented and deployed backup servers, routine backups; local and remote server backups with Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 /12.5/2010/2012.
  • Managing and supporting Symantec Endpoint and Antivirus servers and a System console.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Cisco Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches,
  • managing and supporting Cisco Routers and Cisco PIX/ASA.
  • Managed and Supported EMC Fiber SAN.
  • Implementing, managing and supporting PowerShell, Batch scripts, and Windows Scripts.

Level 2 Help Desk Technician
Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office
Full-time Employee
Location: New York, NY
December 2013 – November 2014

  • Worked with Multiple Clients and client environments.
  • Supported and Monitor systems and network Nodes (Devices) through ConnectWise Servers, agents and ticketing system.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2/2012/2016 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Windows /XP/Vista/7/8 and 10 desktop and laptops.
  • Maintaining, troubleshooting and managing Microsoft WSUS Servers GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, backup servers, routine backups; local and remote server backups with Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 /12.5/2010/2012
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Symantec Endpoint and Antivirus servers and a System console.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Sonicwall and NetGate firewalls and Barracuda web & spam filter Appliances.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Exchange 2003, 2007/2010 Administration and Management.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 Administration and Management.

Senior Windows Engineer
Technology Partners Associates Inc
Full-time Employee
Location: New York, NY
February 2012 – September 2013

  • Worked with Multiple Clients and client environments.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2/2012/2016 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting and managing Microsoft WSUS Servers GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Windows /XP/Vista/7/8 and 10 desktop and laptops.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, backup servers, routine backups; local and remote server backups with Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 /12.5/2010/2010.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Symantec Endpoint and Antivirus servers and a System console.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, SonicWall and NetGate firewalls and Barracuda web & spam filter Appliances.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Exchange 2003, 2007/2010 Administration and Management.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 Administration and Management.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting of backup servers, routine backups; local and remote server backups with Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 /12.5/2010/2012, and iDrive Backup clients.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Symantec Endpoint and Antivirus servers and a System console.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Avaya PBX services.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Cisco PIX/ASA, NetGate, SonicWall firewalls and Barracuda web & spam filter management.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Exchange 2003, 2007/2010 Administration and Management.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 Administration and Management.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting different types of NAS appliances.
  • Monitored systems and networks using SolarWinds.

Computer Network and Systems Administrator
Brevity Ventures, LLC.
Full-time/Contract 1 Year
Location: New York, NY
January 2011 – February 2012

  • Managed 1 File Server 4 Brevity Demo Appliances, 5 Apple Mac Air laptops, and 1 network switch and two routers.
  • Building and testing Brevity Server Appliances.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Apple macOS Desktop/Laptops, and Windows /XP/Vista/7/8 and 10 desktop and laptops.
  • Hardware product systems development and testing.
  • Hardware product performance testing.
  • Implementation, managing and supporting and troubleshooting of Telecommunication (T1 and Avaya PBX services).
  • Managed and Supported the operation of the production environment, and development test lab.

Senior Windows Systems Administrator
IPSoft, Inc.
Full-time Employee
Location: New York, NY
September 2010 – January 2011

  • Client: Ramius, LLC.
  • Managed 60 + Server environment 150 End-Users and 100+ Desktops/Laptops.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Exchange 2003, 2007 Administration and Management.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX 3.5 and v-sphere clusters which resulted in a 40% reduction in infrastructure size.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting the MSI Package.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Active Directory, Live Office Communication.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting of windows DFS Shares.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Cisco Call Manager and Unity system
  • Installation, deployment, managing and supporting and troubleshooting FaceTime IMAuditor/Vantage Server.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Blackberry Enterprise.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting KIX Scripts, VBscript, Batch, Perl, Powershell.
  • Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting and managing Microsoft WSUS GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Symantec Deployment MSI Package.
  • Managing and supporting backups using NTbackup, Netbackup, and Arcserve Backup Software and Servers.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting software package deployment and Symantec Deployment MSI Package Servers.

Wintel Systems Administrator
Advantage Technical Resourcing
Full-time/Contract  3 Months
Location: New York, NY
June 2010 – August 2010

  • Client: HP Management Services and Cowen & Company
  • Managed 180 + Server environment 300 End-Users and 100+ Desktops/Laptops.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Exchange 2003, 2007 Administration and Management.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX 3.5 and v-sphere clusters which resulted in a 40% reduction in infrastructure size.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting the MSI Package.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Active Directory, Live Office Communication.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting of windows DFS Shares.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Cisco Call Manager and Unity system
  • Installation, deployment, managing and supporting and troubleshooting FaceTime IMAuditor/Vantage Server.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Blackberry Enterprise.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting KIX Scripts, VBscript, Batch, Perl, Powershell.
  • Implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting and managing Microsoft WSUS GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting Symantec Deployment MSI Package Server.
  • Managing and supporting backups using NTbackup, Netbackup, and Arcserve Backup Software and Servers.

Windows Systems Administrator
Judlau Contracting, Inc.
Full-time Employee
Location: College Point, NY
May 2009-April 2010

  • Managed 100 + Server environment, 10 Network Switches, 150 End-Users, and 55+ Desktops/Laptops.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003, 2008/2008R2 using RSAT and Remote Desktop for Windows Servers.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange 2003.
  • Managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Microsoft WSUS, GPO, AD, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting and deployed Microsoft SQL 2005/2008 and Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 services.
  • Implemented and deployed EMC iSCSI SAN’s Clusters.
  • Managed and Supported HP StorageWorks Server and Direct Attached Storage Arrays/Disk Array.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX 3.5 and v-sphere clusters which resulted in a 40% reduction in infrastructure size.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Blackberry Enterprise.
  • Implemented and deployed backup servers, routine backups; local and remote server backups with Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 and 12.5.
  • Implemented and deployed Mozy Backup clients, and MS-NetBackup tools.
  • Implemented and deployed Symantec Endpoint and Antivirus servers and a System console.
  • Troubleshooting MPLS network problems and Cisco switch configurations.
  • Monitored systems and networks using SolarWinds.

 Jobson Medical Information LLC
Windows Systems Administrator
Full-time Employee
Location: New York, NY
July 2007 -February 2009

  • Managed 100 + Servers and 100+ End-Users.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows servers 2000, 2003 and 2008.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange 2003/2007.
  • Implementing, managing and supporting and troubleshooting, Microsoft WSUS, GPO, AD, DNS, WINS, and DHCP server.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL 2000/2005
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 services, with Peer-Sync integration.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting LeftHand Networks iSCSI SAN’s Clusters.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Dell Power-Vault Direct Attach Storage Arrays.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX 3.0.3 Server Cluster.
  • Deployed and implemented a server consolidation initiative using VMWare ESX clusters which resulted in a 75% reduction in infrastructure size.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting, Blackberry Enterprise and WSUS Servers.
  • Implemented and deployed backup servers, routine backups; local and remote server backups with VERITAS /Symantec Backup Exec and MS-NetBackup tool.
  • Implemented and deployed Symantec Antivirus servers and System console.
  • Monitored systems and networks using WhatsUp Gold.
  • Managing and supporting Ubuntu Linux Squid Proxy server and services.

Computer Network and Systems Administrator
Delta Computer Group
Full-time/Contract  1 Year
Location: New York, NY
May 2006 -July 2007.

  • Client: Ogilvy & Mather
  • Managed 90 + Server environment.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows 2000 & 2003 servers.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Sun Microsystems Solaris (SunOS)9/10 Unix.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Red-Hat Linux and Novell SLES Linux servers.
  • Managing and supporting network IBM SAN Manager and Fiber SAN.
  • Managing and supporting VERITAS NetBackup on SunOS Unix.
  • Server Asset tagging and inventory control.
  • Data Center maintenance.
  • Server building and Server Performance testing.

Desktop Rollout & Support Technician
Baldwin Technical Support
Full-time/Contract 1 year
Location: New York, NY
March 2005 – July 2006.

  • Client: New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • 150+ Desktops/Laptops.
  • Implementation of HIPAA compliance for PCs and Laptops.
  • Deployed Windows 2000/XP to HP PC & DELL Laptop, and deployed HP printers.
  • Provided wire management for new PC installations and Printers, and asset tagging and inventory control for desktop rollout team. Desktop Rollout: installing new PC and Printers.
  • Troubleshooting of workstations and their applications and network connectivity problems.
  • Basic troubleshooting of network and local Printers.
  • Imaged operating systems and software (Ghost & SYSPREP) on workstations and laptops.
  • Hardware and workstation wire management.
  • Desktop and Laptop Asset tagging and inventory control.

System Administrator & Junior Developer
Thomson Reuters
Full-time/Intern
Location: New York, NY
January 2005-July 2005

  • Managed 40 + Server environment and 30+ Desktops/Laptops.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows NT 4.0/Windows 2000/2003.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Solaris 9.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Red Hat Enterprise Servers.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange 5.5/2003.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting AD, WUS, GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Cisco PIX Firewalls and Cisco Routers & Switches.
  • Managed and Support network backup operations using VERITAS Backup Exec.
  • Monitored systems and networks using Nagios.

System Administrator & Junior Developer
ICor Brokerage, Inc.- Reuters Company
Full-time/Intern
Location: New York, NY
August 2004 -December 2004

  • Managed 40 + Server environment and 30+ Desktops/Laptops.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows NT 4.0/Windows 2000/2003.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Solaris 9.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Red Hat Enterprise Servers.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange 5.5/2003.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting AD, WUS, GPO, DNS, WINS, and DHCP.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Cisco PIX Firewalls and Cisco Routers & Switches.
  • Managed and Support network backup operations using VERITAS Backup Exec.
  • Monitored systems and networks using Nagios.

Backup Operations Technician
Five Points Compliance, Inc
Full-time/Intern
Location: New York, NY
March 2004 -August 2004

  • Supported 25-30 total users and Windows 2003 35 Servers.
  • Managed tape backup systems.
  • Monitored Systems performance and event logs.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000/2003 administration.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange 2003 administration with MS-Exchange Management console and Active Directory.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting MS-SQL 2000/2003 and MS-Exchange 5.5 and 2003 on Windows 2000/2003 Servers.
  • Supported hardware support for a variety of platforms including; HP/Compaq, Dell, IBM Servers, desktops, and laptops.
  • Managed and Supported operation of the production environment, and development test lab.
  • Managed and Supported Email/Spam Firewalls.
  • Installed & Configured software applications and Operating Systems on desktops and notebooks.

 IT Services Technician
Web2Zone Cyber & Gaming Cafe- Samsung Company
Full-time Employee
Location: New York, NY
June 2003 -December 2003

  • Supported on average 10 – 60+ total users, 90 Windows Desktops and 10 Apple MACs.
  • Installing, deploying, Implemented and troubleshooting Windows 2000 servers. 
  • Supported, managed, troubleshooting Workstation (PC, Macintosh) running Windows 2000 & XP, Windows ME, and Mac OSX.
  • Supported, managed, troubleshooting Windows 2000 administration.
  • Supported, managed, troubleshooting Cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Supported, managed, troubleshooting backup operations of tape backup systems.
  • Provided Customer Assistance with Software applications.
  • Installed Imaged operating systems and software (Ghost & SYSPREP).
  • Supported, managed, troubleshooting.

Education:

Edureka! Online
Certification: Linux Administration, MongoDB Certification, AWS Development Certification, Java, JEE. and SOA Certification, DevOps & DevOps Engineering Certification, Full Stack Web Developer Certification, Web Developer Certification, Angular Certification, Node.js Certification. ReactJS with Redux Certification, PHP & MySQL with MVC Frameworks Certification
Grade: 3.0
September  2019 May 2020

Coursework: Coursework: Angular, Node.js, PHP, MySQL. MVC Framework, ReactJS with Redux, Linux Fundamentals & Linux Administration, Java, JEE, and SOA Programming, Python Scripting, Docker, AWS, Splunk, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Kubernetes, Ansible, Git & GitHub, MongoDB, and Nagios.

C.U.N.Y. Borough of Manhattan Community College
Associate of Applied Sciences – AAS
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Grade:3.0
August 2002 – December 2014
Activities and Societies: Computer Science Club

Courses: Computer Operations 1 (Introduction Mainframes), Computer Operation 2 (JCL), Computer Networking, telecommunications 1& 2, Computer Programming 1 (C++), Unix/Linux, Network Security, Databases, spreadsheet, accounting 1 & 2, Business Management & Organization, Public Speaking

New Horizons Computer Learning Center
New York, NY 2009-2009
Data Administration
Certification: Microsoft Database Administrator
Coursework: MS SQL Server 2008

New Horizons Computer Learning Center
New York, NY 2002-2003
MCSA Security Boot Camp 2003
Coursework: A+, Network +, MCSA, MCP, CCNA, and Security +

My Certification:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network +
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA).

Current Training (2019):


  • CCNA
  • Security +
  • Linux +
  • Windows 2016 and 2019 MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)
  • DevOps and DevOps Engineering

References: 

Available Upon Request.

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