Waldo Duránwduran@ntsg.us 14 Wedgewood Drive, West Orange, NJ 07052 Phone: 1-862-218-9039 Professional Summary
15 years of experience in the Information Technology field with expertise in enterprise directory services, messaging, storage, infrastructure build outs, and disaster recovery technologies. Skilled in designing migration plans between email and operating systems platforms. Can address UNIX and Windows security concerns, including patch management, remote control, hardware/software inventory, Group Policy, desktop security policies, VPN solutions, internet proxy/gateway/firewall technologies, and centralized antivirus management, able to set and meet project deadlines, and budgets. Solid positive feedback
Profile It is my desire to join an innovative company that presents solutions to unique challenges in the areas of storage, virtualization and networks. I feel my core competency can help drive the goal of storage efficiency, secure applications and helping customers achieve green datacenters.
Professional ExperienceWebHouse, Inc September, 2010 – Present Consultant Systems Engineer Network Storage Installations, Configuration and Administration. Customer support, creating LUNs, ISCSI and CFP configurations, SnapMirror, SnapLock, SnapManager, FlexClone, Cifs shares as well NFS Exports for Unix hosts mount.
Affirmed Systems, LLC September 2008 – September 2010Consultant Management/Engineer Consulting work for Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt, LLC: Worked with Information Technology on Migrating infrastructure from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 and moved their data center to new building location in Manhattan, New York. Consulting work for Ecommerce Datacenter Management: Virtualized Linux Cent OS environment using VMware ESX 4.0 at www.promgirl.com and FiberNet. Consulting work for Uniform Firefighter Association: Migrated existing infrastructure from Physical servers to Virtualized environment using VMware 4.0, MS Windows 2008 and MS Exchange 2007. Work with Team to restructure business model for Affirmed Systems. Work with existing clients to improve service level. Work with Engineers to improve technical skill set and client communications.
Network Technology Security Group, LLC April 2007 – September 2008President/System Engineer Consulting for Metro Plus Health Care: Worked with MIS team to Virtualized Citrix environment using VMware ESX 3.5. Consulting for Relativity Fund: Build a Network Designed to connect their New York and Virginia Offices and be able to share and replicate data between offices. Consulting for Complaint Domain: Reviewed and Documented Lord Abbet Financial Symantec KVS system. Consulting for Complaint Domain: Build and Test KVS Enterprise Vault Version 7 on a cluster environment using NetApp Controller to be presented to SAC Capital Advisors.
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (Cerberuscapital.com) July 1999 April 2007Information Technology Engineer Responsible for Offices: New York, New Jersey, California, Chicago, Arizona, Utah, Japan, England, and Germany. Designed and implemented a “thin client” environment using Citrix Metaframe presentation server using Load Balancing with SQL Server 2005 database, TriceratSimplifydesktop, SimplifyLockdown and screwdrivers to provide centrally served applications to a diverse client environment and mission critical applications over corporate local and WAN networks. Implemented Citrix Metaframe XP to deploy applications via a Web browser interface. Overall coordination of hardware and software resources and strategic direction at remote sites in the systems area. Provided technical support and advice to various project teams as required. Designed and implemented Blackberry server with SQL 2005 Database for production and provide Disaster Recovery Plan to bring blackberry service on-line after failure. Managed Design and implementation of Exchange 2003 clusters with Network Appliance connecting Data via Microsoft ISCSI, Designed and Implemented Exchange disaster Recovery using SnapManager for Exchange and Snapmirror, sending data to a DR site via DS3 and Gig Ethernet connections.
Designed and implemented Anti Spam and antivirus using Iron Port, Postini and trendmicro for Email, servers, workstations and Netapp filers. Designed and implemented Archive Emails using Symantec Enterprise Vault for Microsoft Exchange with Netapp and Microsoft SQL 2005 Server, Archive mailboxes, Journal for legal Compliance. Designed and implemented RSA security using Server and Appliance Based Hardware. For various Offices, including Tokyo Japan, London UK and New York/New Jersey Disaster Recovery. Managed, Design and implementation of Microsoft SQL 2000 and 2005 cluster for a secure production data warehouse system. Using Network Appliance for Storage Data and Replication. Using Snapmanager for SQL and Snapmirror to replicate databases to a disaster Recovery site and provided Disaster Recovery procedures to restore data in case of Disaster. Managed and worked with the Firewall Team to implement Checkpoint NG using Nokia Appliances., using Checkpoint smart center to manage and create rules. Managed and worked with Cisco Professional team to Designed and implemented Network Infrastructure using Cisco catalyst 6500 series switches. Managed Implementation and Deployment of Cisco vpn using 3000 series concentrators, including Load Balancing, RSA authentication and Disaster recovery failover. Managed Implementation of RIS to deploy windows 2003 using HP Proliant Servers. Implemented Network Appliance Netcache to provide faster cached web access and prevent users from going to illegal or unauthorized web sites.
Managed Design and implementation of Network Appliances cluster Filers for Storage Data and Off-Site Disaster Recovery. Implemented Microsoft SQl, Microsoft Exchange, Cifs, ISCSI, Snapmirror, Snapmanager, SnapVault, Configured Multistore (Virtual filers for Multiple Domains) and Snapdrive. Collaborated with product development teams to implement VPM, Wall Street office, Great Plains and Advent. Implemented and designed remote offices, Chicago, California, UK, Japan and Germany. Managed Implementation and development of Backup Strategies using Veritas Backup Exec version 9.0, Bakbone and NetappSnapmanager, Snapvault using overland Libraries. Worked with my team on Implementing and design Active Directory with WINS, DNS and DHCP; configured trusts with 3 Domains and provided Disaster recovery Solution. Implemented and designed Migration Windows NT to Windows 2000, Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 and windows 2000 to Windows 2003. Other responsibilities at Cerberus Capital Management, LLP included Supporting Former Vice President Dan Quayle’s Arizona work office, network, servers and desktops, as well as implementation of video conferencing equipment. I also personally project managed the website creation of Mr. Quayle’s http://www.vicepresidentdanquayle.com/.
Ciber Network Services, Inc (ciber.com) April 1995 July 1999Consultant Systems Engineer Acted as a Senior Network Consultant for Aventis, Merrill Lynch as well as other customers. Designed and implemented environments using Citrix WinFrame/Citrix Metaframe presentation server using SQL Server 2000 database to provide centrally served applications to a diverse client environment and mission critical applications, used Citrix Web Interface to deploy applications via a Web browser interface.
Education Morris County College – Computer Science Network Appliance NCDA – NAS/SAN Administration Network Appliance NCIE – Advance SAN Implementation Engineer Network Appliance NCIE – Advance Backup and Recovery Implementation Engineer. Pursuing EMC Storage Engineer Certifications. Pursuing Citrix Certifications Update. Pursuing VMware Certifications. Pursuing Microsoft Certifications.
TRAINING COURSES Network Appliance NCDA – NAS/SAN Administration –Data Ontap 8.x MicroTek, 90 Broad Street, 11th Floor, New York City, NY 10004, United States Network Appliance NCIE – Advance SAN Implementation Engineer – Data Ontap 8.x NetApp, 100 Park Avenue, 13th Floor, New York City, NY , United States Network Appliance NCIE – Back and Recovery Implementation Engineer – Data Ontap 8.x NetApp, 100 Park Avenue, 13th Floor, New York City, NY , United States Data OntapCifs, UNIX NFS Administration - Network Appliance, Raleigh, North Carolina Data Protection Solutions using SnapMirror, SnapRestore and SnapVault Network Appliance - Raleigh, North Carolina Preparation for Microsoft Certified System Engineer Certification Exchange Server Messaging - New Horizons, New York Enterprise Vault 5.0 version for Microsoft Exchange - VERITAS, New York Ultimate Exchange 2003 High Availability and Disaster Recovery Global Knowledge, New York Project Management fundamentals for IT professionals PMI program #1003-814100, International Institute for Learning, Inc. - New York
TRAINING COURSES Managing Check Point VPN-1 Firewall 1 NG on Nokia IP Security platforms With AI. - Global Knowledge, New Jersey Managing Check Point VPN-1 Firewall 1 NGX on Nokia IP Security platforms With AI. - Global Knowledge, New Jersey Metaframe XP for Windows Administration course - Ciber, New Jersey Preparation for Microsoft Certified System Engineer Certification, Lascomp Institute, New York CCNA Bootcamp Cisco System - Global Knowledge, New York Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices ICDN - Global Knowledge, New York Intro to Cisco Networking Technologies - Global Knowledge, New York
Hardware & Software Experience Windows platforms: Windows Vista, 9x, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, 2008, X32 and X64 bits. Backup software: Symantec/VERITAS Backup Exec 8-12x and Bakbone 7.4 Mail platforms: Exchange 5.5, 2000, 2003, 2007, KVS Mail Archiving, IronPort. Systems management: Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0/2003, Microsoft Software Update Services/Windows Server Update Service Remote management: Windows Terminal Services / Remote Desktop, Windows Group Policy; Right Management, Windows strong password filter Firewall: Checkpoint NG, SonicWall. Intel platform hardware: Dell Power Edge; Compaq Proliant and HP ProLiant series VPN Concentrators/switching hardware: Cisco 3000 series vpn concentrators, Cisco routers, switches. Basic configuration Cisco MDS and Brocade. NAS/SAN: Netapp FAS 800, 270, 900, 3000 and R200 series, iscsi, cifs, nfs, fcp. Quantum Snap appliances Virtualization: VMware ESX, ESXi 3x, 4 vSphere, Citrix Metaframe XP, Citrix XenApps, Citrix Xenserver,. Web Caching/Content filter: Netcache Web caching
Languages: Fluent in both English and Spanish References upon request