- Birmingham, GB
- £25 /hr
- Available now
Much of my work focuses on the design, deployment and migration of Windows and Exchange platforms, as well as implementing solutions based on Microsoft’s unified communicationsmore...Much of my work focuses on the design, deployment and migration of Windows and Exchange platforms, as well as implementing solutions based on Microsoft’s unified communications platform including Office Communications Server 2007 & ISA 2006.
I am available for training on core Microsoft technologies either one-to-one or instructor led classes
Area Covered: Midlands
Work Experience Summary: An experienced, trained and vendor-certified Microsoft Systems Engineer/Consultant within the I.T Outsourcing and Consulting Sector. Over 12 years experience of managing Microsoft Server Platforms for Enterprises with between 50 and 60,000 users. A strong Client-facing individual with experience of designing, deploying and maintaining I.T infrastructures based predominately on Microsoft Enterprise Products. Ability to liaise with Clients and demonstrate Client’s required I.T functionality. Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team, dedicated to exceeding Client expectation and maintaining a high, professional standard. Security cleared to BC (Basic Check), CTC (Counter-Terrorism Check) & SC (Security Cleared) standards.
My experience of design, deployment and maintenance extend to the following products and technologies: -
Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2003/2000: Active Directory designs and deployments including Forest/domain design, DNS design, Group Policy design, Certificate Authority Design and server hardening
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007: predominately designing highly-available messaging infrastructures and performing intra-organisational migrations
Microsoft Exchange 2003/2000 Server: designs, deployments, migrations and administration
Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 migrations to Microsoft Exchange 2003/2000: (intra and inter organisational migrations utilising native Microsoft and third party tools)
Microsoft Clustering Services: predominantly Microsoft Exchange 2003/2000 Server cluster deployments
Microsoft ISA Server 2006 & 2004: with a particular focus on external application publishing
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 inc R2: standard edition deployments mainly for integration with Exchange 2007 unified messaging functionality
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS): with a particular focus for patch management of Exchange Server resources
Microsoft Hyper-V/Virtual Server 2005: with a particular focus on virtualisation of Exchange 2007roles
Desktop technologies: including Windows XP and Windows Vista and their management in an Active Directory environment
Disaster Recovery Planning: for Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2000, Microsoft Active Directory Services, Microsoft Cluster Services and Microsoft Exchange 2007/2003 Server
Anti-Virus Technologies: with a particular focus on Symantec Norton Anti-Virus Corporate Edition (remote centralised deployments) covering server and desktop Operating Systems, Messaging environments and perimeter network services
Hewlett Packard Proliant Server Hardware technologies: including the specifying of subsystems to accommodate various server roles.
Education Summary: My academic and technical qualifications are as follows: -
Microsoft Windows 2003 MCSE, attained through my employment at Capgemini UK (I am also currently studying towards the Microsoft Exchange 2007 Technology Specialist Certification)
Microsoft Windows 2003 MCSA, attained through my employment at Capgemini UK
Microsoft Windows 2000 MCSE, attained through my employment at Capgemini UK
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 MCSE, attained through my employment at Capgemini UK
CompTIA Server+, attained through my employment at Capgemini UK
Compaq AASE (Compaq/Windows 2000 Integration and Performance), attained through my employment at Capgemini UK
Symantec Product Specialist (Symantec Norton Anti-virus 7.6 Corporate Edition), attained through my employment at Capgemini UK
BTEC National Diploma in Business and Finance with Computing, attained at Solihull College
BTEC First Diploma in Business and Finance with Computing, attained at Solihull College
GCSE (8 passes graded C to E), attained at Alderbrook Secondary School, Solihull.
Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant / Trainer