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Garry
garry6882@gmail.com
832-285-6306
Houston, TX 77005
832-342-6979
Enterprise Migration Architect
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Summary

  • Technology Professional with extensive experience working with IT and business leaders to develop strategies that increase productivity by leveraging the appropriate technologies based on their business environment.
  • Hands-on experience with Cloud Implementations, Active Directory and Exchange migrations, including Microsoft EMS (ATA, Azure AD Premium, Intune, MFA), and Microsoft Office 365 Exchange online: Successfully migrated numerous clients from Exchange to cloud based group-mail and Office 365 implementations ranging from 50 to 5000+ users and implemented EMS offerings to assist in managing mobile devices and ensure data security
  • Experience managing and implementing Converged Technology and Hyper-Converged solutions from the datacenter to the Cloud.
  • Multiple Exchange implementations, remediation and administration from versions 5.0 to 2016 including Exchange on-line.
  • Active Directory Implementations, Auditing and Migrations and Cross Forest Migrations, including remediation of AD environments and implementing large environment DNS/NIS/NFS.

Experience
Enterprise Migration Architect (short term contract)
Information Technology
May 2017 - Aug 2017
  • Engaged to Architect and implement cutover migration of on-premise Exchange environment utilizing BitTitan and native Exchange tools.
  • Upgraded Active Directory to current schema and updated their Public Folders to Exchange 2016.
  • Performed cutover with minimal impact to users and no additional input required by the users providing a seamless transition from their on-premise environment to the cloud.
MS Active Directory
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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Consultant (short term contract)
Information Technology
Feb 2017 - Apr 2017
  • Engaged to Architect and implement migration of on -premise Citrix 6.5 environment into Azure.
  • Designed and implemented the Citrix 7.13 environment within the Azure cloud including Netscaler.
  • Developed migration plan and coordinated with client resources and vendors to setup an express route connection to on premise extending their Active Directory infrastructure in to Azure and allowing direct access to on premise resources.
  • Designed Azure and Citrix farm infrastructure to accommodate current and future state requirements.
  • Worked with client resources to migrate all existing applications into the Azure cloud enabling them to setup a new office in Manhattan with no on premise data center resources.
  • Developed documentation providing the client with detailed processes to administer the new Xenapp/Azure environment.
  • Project Phase 1 successfully completed all targeted requirements by 'go live' date.
Citrix Data Center MS Azure Cloud Infrastructure Netscaler Project Management XenAPP
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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Consultant (short term contract)
Information Technology
Jul 2016 - Nov 2016
  • Engaged to assess the DuPont Next Gen End User Computing (EUC).
  • A Hyper-converged (previously known as the Horizon 3 - H3 Model) initiative for "End User Experience" best practices, validation of administrative and functionality implementation and security.
  • The assessment consisted of current state and planned initiatives in relation to the delivery model and security balanced against the "End User Experience" Directly responsible for locating additional resources to compliment the necessary skill-sets for the assessment team.
  • Assumed the role as project team lead to continue the assessment project as required by DuPont.
  • The assessment was completed in 5 weeks of all areas that were in scope as well as a substantial increase in scope to accommodate DuPont's requirements.
  • The assessment has been considered a success and is part of the Next Gen End User Computing initiative.
Cloud Infrastructure
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Solution Architect
Information Technology
Oct 2015 - Jun 2016
  • Developed converged solution proposals that defined customer expectations, and product and services requirements that are necessary to achieve client objectives, including Microsoft Exchange migrations utilizing Exchange 2013 and 2016 integrated with Microsoft Azure AD connect and AD Premium.
  • Mobile Device Management by leveraging Microsoft Intune, Multi-Factor Authentication, and Advanced Threat Analytics to secure their business environment.
  • Strategically collaborated with Microsoft business partners to drive project implementation and ensure compliance with planned converged models.
  • Designed and implemented Cloud Solutions utilizing Microsoft Office 365 and EMS offerings as well as Amazon AWS based on the needs of the client.
  • Developed project documentation, including statements of work, detailed project plans, architecture designs, detailed implementation plans, deployment plans, project test plans, and operational training material.
  • Implemented technology solutions based on the designed solution.
  • Provided detailed knowledge transfer of emerging technology solutions to the post sales engineering team.
Solutions Architecture Microsoft Exchange Office 365 Compliance AWS MS Azure Database Design
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Senior Core Infrastructure Consultant
Information Technology
Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Senior Consultant providing Cloud Based Infrastructure solutions and Project Lead on Exchange Cross Domain / Cross Forest Migrations. Microsoft Intune, AD Premium and Amazon AWS (EC2, S3 and RDS).
  • Lead Project Design and Implementation Consultant responsible for the successful mail migration of a multi-domain cross forest migration of Exchange email environments for a 2-billion-dollar Corporate Merger of hosted and on premise Exchange into a co-located new domain and Exchange environment consisting of 5000+ mailboxes, Active Directory accounts and shared resources.
  • Implemented (EMS) Microsoft Intune, MFA, ATA and Azure AD sync combined with Office 365 for creating a converged platform for administration for clients to provide increased control and security of mobile device management and Office 365 email solutions.
Office 365 AWS AWS S3 Mobile Devices MS Azure Project Management AWS EC2
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Senior Technology Consultant (Contract)
Information Technology
Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Senior Technology Consultant focusing in providing cloud based and virtualization solutions to businesses whose existing information technology infrastructure was insufficient to support growing client's needs.
  • Migrated aging 2003 - 2008 Microsoft Windows Server to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 environments.
  • Audited existing client security and implemented Best Practices for maintaining data security. Including installing and administrating Watchguard Security Appliances as a Watchguard Authorized Reseller.
  • Implemented off-site and cloud based data backup and Disaster Recovery Strategies utilizing Symantec Backup Exec and Symantec System Recovery.
  • Worked with clients to ascertain best solution for global data access, email infrastructure and Office 365 integration.
  • Migrated existing Exchange implementations to Office 365, including policies, mail, contacts and Public Folder structures.
  • Configured Office 365 implementations for Mobile Devices Secure Access and setup Disclaimer and Signatures based on group memberships.
Auditing Office 365 Disaster Recovery Mobile Devices Windows
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Senior Technology Consultant
Information Technology
Jun 2013 - Oct 2014
  • Senior Technology Consultant in charge of Network Design, Administration, Engineering and implementation for SMB's.
  • Worked with lead personnel at client sites to develop a technology strategies and road maps to ensure that all their future technologies needs are met and planned for.
  • Provide final approval of project quality control and completion.
  • Migrated physical servers to virtual utilizing VMWare ESXi and Microsoft HyperV.
  • Designed and implemented DR solutions utilizing VMWare ESXi and Microsoft HyperV in WAN environments with VPN tunnel implementations.
  • Implemented AD cross Forest Trusts to consolidated client multiple company infrastructures.
  • Managed and implemented new and existing Citrix XenApp and Metaframe implementations.
  • Installed, configured and managed Cisco and SonicWALL Firewall solutions, including border security.
  • Audited and implemented License Compliance programs.
  • Migrated SBS 2003 and up into Windows Server 2008 and 2012 Active Directory environments.
Auditing Project Management Cisco Citrix Firewall Network Design VPN WAN Windows XenAPP
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IT Consultant
Information Technology
Jul 2012 - May 2013
  • Provided consulting services to small to medium sized businesses, assisting with Information Technology needs.
  • Worked with numerous application environments in the legal and medical field support growing needs of electronic medical and legal records.
  • Provide consulting and professional assistance with network and infrastructure.
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IT Consultant (Contract)
Information Technology
Oct 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Restructured failing network whose previous consultants had failed to implement best practice procedures with backup, virus, and security procedures, including but not limited to Active Directory auditing and data protection.
  • Setup backup and WAN infrastructure to support 5 WAN locations, with redundant links to corporate site.
  • Virtualized server infrastructure to increase uptime to 99.99%, utilizing VMware ESXi,
  • Setup remote site monitoring and management for all servers and user workstations, allowing for proactive maintenance and control of all sites utilizing Quest Fog Light Network Management Software Implemented off-site backup procedures utilizing workstation to server level off-site storage backup and redundancy systems.
  • Worked with Telecommunication vendors to resolve connectivity issues and reduce cost for WAN infrastructure while increasing uptime to WAN sites.
  • Worked with Telecom vendors to implement IP Flex infrastructure to eliminate long distance charges using IP Phone technology with existing broadband infrastructure.
MS Active Directory VMWare Auditing Project Management
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Auditing
2015
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Project Management
2017
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MS Active Directory
2017
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VMWare
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Windows
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AWS
2016
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Cisco
2014
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Citrix
2017
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Compliance
2016
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Database Design
2016
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Disaster Recovery
2015
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Firewall
2014
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Mobile Devices
2015
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MS Azure
2017
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Network Design
2014
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Office 365
2016
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VPN
2014
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WAN
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XenAPP
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AWS EC2
2015
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AWS S3
2015
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Cloud Infrastructure
2017
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Data Center
2017
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Data Security
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Exchange Online
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Microsoft Exchange
2016
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Netscaler
2017
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Solutions Architecture
2016
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