Sapphire Networks

Gibraltar | June 2014 – To date

IT Senior System Engineer

- HP Proliant, Dell PowerEdge and IBM blade systems.
- Storage: IBM SAN DS4300, EMC VNX, EMC Isilon, Synology NAS & FreeNAS.
- Installation, maintenance and migration of MS Windows 2003R2 / 2008 R2 / 2012R2.
- Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, DFS, Print Server, MS Exchange 2010, WSUS, Antispam, antivirus.
- Linux Servers deployment ( RedHat 5/6, CentOS 5/6, Ubuntu ).
- DNS servers. Email servers, antispam, antivirus. MySQL servers. Radius servers. Webservers, Spacewalk.
- Virtualization with VMware ESX 4.1 / 5.5, XEN & Hyper-V.
- HA, DRS, vMotion, vDS distributed switches, vConverter, VMware update manager.
- Backup and recovery: Backup Exec, Veeam Backup.
- Webhosting with cPanel and Plesk.
- Monitoring networks and servers with Nagios, Cacti, PRTG, Netflow.
- IPTV deployment, Multicast + HLS, Middelware, Origin Nginx, Streaming.

NECS - Networking & Enterprise Cloud Solutions

Newcastle upon Tyne | April 2013 – June 2014

IT Infrastructure Engineer

- Physical and virtual servers deployment. HP Proliant and Dell PowerEdge servers.
- Server Migration MS Windows 2003R2 / 2008 R2 / 2012R2 / SBS 2008 / 2011 Server.
- AD, DNS, DHCP, File Servers, Print Servers, Backups, IIS, Exchange, Antispam, VPN, Backups.
- Installation and maintenance Linux Servers ( Debian, CentOS & Ubuntu ).
- Exchange Server 2007/2010/2013 migrations including backup, recovery and maintenance.
- Visualization, Deployment and management with VMware 5.0/5.1/5.5, Proxmox, KVM & OpenVZ.
- Management of Hosted Services, WebHosting, VPS. SolusVM, WHMCS, KVM & OpenVZ.
- Server backup and recovery, offsite backup on linux servers.
- Monitoring networks and servers with Zabbix.


Newcastle upon Tyne | Oct 2012 – April 2013

IT System Administrator

Working as a System Administrator managing AD, DNS, DHCP, Networking, File Servers, Exchange, Backup Exec, Enterprise Sophos Admin. Second Line Support Technician and Website Maintenance.


Barcelona | Apr 2011 – Jun 2012

IT System Consultant

- Domain migrations of Windows 2000/2003 to Windows 2008 R2 with many DC on different locations.
- File servers migrations. Migrations of thousand users to new domain.
- OS and apps Deployment with Microsoft SCCM 2007.
- Installing HP Proliant servers with HP Tape libraries.
- Installing Storage solutions with NetApp (FAS2020 & FAS2040), HP MSA & EMC Clarion. CIFS, NFS, iSCSI protocols.
- Data replication between storage solutions NetApp FAS2020 & FAS2040. SnapMirror & SnapVault.
- Installing servers with VMware ESXi 4.1 & 5. vCenter. VM Backups.
- Configuring virtual environments, storage, networking, DRS & HA clusters.
- Configuring routers & switches Cisco or HP Procurve.
- Free hosting solutions with CentOS & OpenVZ with different panels.
- Backup Symantec Backup Exec, Commvault Simpana 9, Veeam Backup, VMware Datarecovery.
- Installing & configuring APC SAI/UPS. Configuring Powerchute.
- Antivirus solutions with McAffe Epolicy & TrendMicro.
- 3rd Line support engineer solving Microsoft, VMware, Networking & Backups critical issues.


Barcelona | Dec 2008 – Apr 2011

IT System Administrator / Field Engineer

- Managing & maintenance Servers, computers & laptops with Windows XP, 7.
- Managing servers with Windows 2003 R2 & Windows 2008 R2.
- Managing Exchange Server 2003
- Managing Virtual environments with VMware 3.5, 4.0 & 4.1.
- Installings MSL tape libraries, DATS and software backups. Veritas, Backup Exec, NTBackup & Veeam Backup.
- Switching & Routing Cisco.
- Installing APC SAI's / UPS SURT3000, Netbotz & Powerchute software.
- Second Line support engineer solving critical issues of Microsoft technologies, Computers, Printers, Networking & Backups.
- OS Deployment [Windows XP & Windows 7] with SCCM 2007.

PC City Computer Store

Barcelona | Aug 2003 – Dec 2008

IT System Engineer / IT Team Leader
I worked as an IT Engineer and Customer Service in one of the biggest companies of computers in Spain, PC City - “Pc World - England”. 3 years working as IT team leader.


Barcelona | Mar 2002 – Aug 2003

IT Engineer

Customer Services. Building computers from scratch. PC and laptop hardware Repairs. Virus Removal and prevention, Windows Installations and Peripherical installations.

IT Certifications

MCITP Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008
MCITP Enterprise Desktop Administrator Windows 7
VMware VTSP 5 | VMware Technical Sales Professional 5
VMware VSP 5 | VMware Sales Professional 5
VMware VCP5-DCV 510 | VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5
VMware VTSP 4 | VMware Technical Sales Professional 4
VMware VCP5-DCV 410 | VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4
CISCO | CCNA Routing & Switching
CISCO | CCNA Security

IT Projects

Microsft Windows Server
Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 | Installation and maintenance – AD/DNS/DHCP/IIS/WSUS/GPO/PrintServer/VPN/File Server/DFS/
Domain migrations from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 and Windows Server 2008 to 2012.
Domain migrations from Windows 2000 to Windows 2008 with DC on different sites.
Domain migrations from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012R2.
DCHP Servers migrations
File server migrations. Migrations of thousands of users to new domain.
Deployment of OS ( Windows XP / Windows 7 ) & apps with Microsoft SCCM 2007.

Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Exchange 2007, 2010 & 2013. Installation, deployment, migrations, maintenance and backup.

Virtualization with VMware ESXi | 4.1 / 5 / 5.1 / 5.5 / 6 | vSphere, HA, DRS, vMotion, FT, vDS, Update Manager, Replication, Converter, VSAN. Installation, maintenance and backup.
Virtualization with PROXMOX. Installation, deployment, disaster recovery and backups.
Virtualization with Hyper-V, replication, backups, maintenance.
Virtualization with XenServer backup and maintenance.
Virtualization with Linux KVM and OpenVZ. Deployment, maintenance and backup.

Networking | Switching & routing
Networking with Cisco & HP Procurve. Stacking, VLAN Trunking, Link Aggregation, Spanning Tree, VPN.

Linux Server (Ubuntu, CentOS, debian). Installation, administration, iptables, mailservers, DNS, MySQL, radius, backups, control panels, Proxy Squid, Dansguardian.
Monitoring Servers with Nagios, OMD, Cacti, Zabbix and free Linux tools such as iftop, iotop, iptraf, iostats, netmon.

Hosted/Cloud Services
Cloud Solutions with Linux CentOS, KVM/OpenVZ, WHMCS, SolusVM, cPanel, Plesk, VPS, templates, Remote Backups.
Management of Hosted Services, WebHosting, VPS and Domains.

Server Hardware
Assembly of HP Proliant Servers/Dell PowerEdge Servers & HP Blades C7000.
Installing HP Proliant servers with HP Tape libraries.
Installing & configuring APC SAI/UPS. Configuring Powerchute.

Install and Configure EMC VNX, EMC Isilon, NetApp FAS, IBM DS4300 & HP MSA Series.
Data replication between NetApp FAS2020 & FAS2040. SnapManager, SnapMirror, SnapVault.
Data replication between EMC VNX 5200 & VNX 5500. VSI, Appsync, VNX Replicator, Recoverpoint
Openfiler, FreeNAS, Synology, ReadyNAS.
Backup and Disaster Recovery.

Backup Solutions with Backup Exec, Commvault Simpana 9, Veeam Backup, VMware Datarecovery. HP & Overland Tape libraries.

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