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Career Objective:

Detail-oriented, dedicated, and professional System Administrator with more than 6 years of experience in overseeing and managing daily operations of computer systems and servers to meet business or user requirements. Capable of installing, troubleshooting, updating and maintaining software, hardware and networks as well as a monitoring system security and performance. Possess excellent problem-solving, analytical, communication, team-working, organizational, and leadership skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of system administration principles, software and hardware installation, configuration management, networking topologies, system troubleshooting, and tuning techniques, network or server monitoring, risk analysis and evaluation, intrusion detection analysis, system optimization and backup methods, system security concerns and vulnerabilities, Unix shell scripting and system testing, data-driven administration, system documentation and object oriented programming concepts, software release and deployment cycles, infrastructure applications maintenance, OS upgrading

  • Working knowledge of C++, Python, Perl, HTML, JavaScript, RHEL and Unix OS, MS Office Suite applications, VMWare system and tools, TCP/IP and UDP protocols, Active Directory and other Windows server, security assessment tools and firewalls and anti-virus software, Oracle databases, SAN environment, MS SQL Server

  • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to work independently and in a cross-functional team

  • Excellent analytical and consultative skills as well as the ability to solve complex system issues timely and effectively

  • Solid organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and complete projects within specified deadlines

  • Ability to cope with fast-paced and challenging work environment as well as make effective decisions under tough situations

  • Effective communication and presentation skills with the ability to provide technical support to clients and team members

  • Strong documentation and report-writing skills as well as the ability to write troubleshooting guides and user manuals

Work Experience:

System Administrator

ARC Tech Group, New York, NY

February 2018 – Present

  • Monitoring the analysis, installation, configuration, and maintenance of servers or related networks, software applications and operating systems on computing system timely and effectively and ensuring their general availability and smooth functioning to meet business or user needs

  • Performing regular upgrades, backups and disaster recovery operations for software, servers and systems in compliance with established security standards and procedures as well as researching, analyzing, documenting, and recommending new network software or hardware and necessary system enhancements

  • Providing effective technical guidance and training to junior or less experienced staff regarding system operations as well as developing accurate support and operational documentation or system malfunctioning and maintenance reports as needed

  • Determining server configurations and specifications and conducting system hardware and software audits based on project requirements as well as working with management personnel and other system admins to establish requirements for new systems and modifications as required

  • Worked collaboratively with technical teams in conducting accurate evaluation of the level of network and system security required as well as providing support for all reported issues or change requests for various hardware and software and Oracle Enterprise based application suites or databases

  • Setting up web proxy appliances and installing, updating, and maintaining firewalls, malware protection systems such as anti-virus and anti-spyware for peak performance as well as supporting as a part of team in establishing standard operations and maintenance activities and related procedures

System Administrator

Sequel Technologies, New York, NY

April 2016 – January 2018

  • Provided technical guidance or expertise to new or junior staff in installing, troubleshooting, modifying, and maintaining system hardware, utility software, operating systems, and workstation as well as collaborated with technical team in developing and maintaining tools, custom scripts and test plans to ensure system operational reliability

  • Analyzed and documented vulnerabilities related to computer system security and network that included memory management issues and application failures as well as monitored and analyzed resource usage to design, review and implement necessary system enhancements or upgrade processes

  • Monitored and tested database replication and disaster recovery systems as needed as well as designed, configured, implemented and maintained security strategies, policies and procedures to protect systems from unauthorized access and user abuse

  • Trained the technical support staff on solving common system related issues and utilizing various optimization techniques to maximize efficiency of all computer systems as required as well as established guidelines and methods for the installation and management of host computer operating systems and related components

  • Created and maintained documentation related to assigned servers and systems for users, developers and support personnel as well as created appropriate file systems and produced accurate and complete reports for all procedures performed as required

  • Discussed and utilized various system analysis techniques with senior personnel to determine functional specifications as well as forecasted system demands and recommended related upgrades, modifications or reconfigurations as needed etc.

Junior System Administrator

U-Haul System Inc., New York, NY

December 2013 – March 2016

  • Provided first line support in resolution and escalation of all incoming helpdesk tickets as required and assisted in setting up and managing user and admin accounts as well as implementing network and server changes or enhancements

  • Supported the installation and maintenance of various network firewalls, anti-virus, switches and wireless access points as needed as well as assisted senior sysadmins in developing procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host-based applications and operating systems

  • Assisted in providing system maintenance and operations support as required as well as built, troubleshooted and configured system software or hardware, infrastructure application deployments, server and workstation

  • Assisted in maintaining equipment inventories and researched and recommended the purchase and testing of hardware as well as upgraded systems with new releases and models on a timely basis


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA



  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert(MCSE)



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