Scott Alberta

Summary

Certified VMware and Microsoft Senior Systems Administrator with 12 years experience supporting and deploying enterprise networks.  I have Extensive experience supporting Windows servers and desktops within a LAN/WAN environment. Focused and highly-motivated with a history of delivering cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions designed to enhance system functionality and end-user productivity.  A dedicated professional possessing a record of educational excellence, and is constantly striving to achieve the highest level of education by embracing knowledge as a tool for improved problem-solving and critical effectiveness.

Strengths:

VMware ESX-VSphere LAN/WAN Networks                                      Project Management

Windows Server 2003 - 2008                        Storage Protocols iSCSI-NFS                      Budget Administration

MSSQL Server 2003-2005-2008                  Storage  SAN-NAS-DAS                                License  Management

Active Directory                                                Multi-Platform Networks                             Patch Management

Internet Information Server                            Performance Analysis                                Feasibility Studies

Linux REL5-SUSE                                              Capacity Planning                                         Team Development

12 years experience with windows and Linux desktops and workstations. Five years of experience as a VMware Engineer / Architect with very strong Microsoft Windows 2003 or 2008 server experience.

Technical Summary:

  • Understanding of High Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery concepts.
  • Strong systems engineering skills with an emphasis on enterprise scale virtualization.
  • In-depth Knowledge of VMware architecture with hands on experience with V-motion, ESX Ranger and other virtual management software.
  • In-depth knowledge of disk management with SAN, NAS and local storage, disk layout and performance.
  • 7+ years of managing a Windows Server environment (Windows 2003 Server 2008 Server).
  • Proficient in DNS, DHCP, WINS, SNMP and other services.
  • Experienced with capacity planning, change management, auditing, hardware purchasing, budgets, and vendor management.
  • Good LINUX skills.
  • Constantly researching network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.

 Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE 4.0) .
  • Microsoft Certified Professional 2003 (MCP).
  • CompTIA A+.
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP 3) – Testing for VCP 4 in June
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)..

Work History

Work History
Apr 2000 - Sep 2004

Systems Administrator

Analog Devices
1998 - 2000

Desktop Support Team Lead

Inacom
Vanstar merged with Inacom: Responsible for the production and supervision of four Desktop Support Technicians servicing 1300 end users.
1996 - 1998

Desktop Support

Vanstar
Served as sole onsite desktop support for two Harvard Pilgrim Health Centers responsible for the support of approximately 400 end users.
1988 - 1996

Aircraft Electrician

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Aircraft electrician responsible for the installation of electronics upgrades and technical orders. Aircraft Platforms A7, F4, F15, F18, C130, C5, P3 Orion and UH1.
1983 - 1987

Electronics Technician

United States Navy
Automatic Test Equipment Operator. Micro Solder Technician. Electronics Technician.

Education

Education
2004 - 2009

BSIT

University of Phoenix